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25 June, 2017 7:13 AM Devotees throng Puri as annual Rath Yatra begins

BHUBANESWAR: A sea of devotees, undeterred by the heavy downpour, thronged the town of Puri for the world famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings that began on Sunday. Lakhs of people have congregated at the pilgrim town to witness Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra riding three giant wooden chariots to be pulled by the devotees 22

25 June, 2017 6:15 AM Telugu superstar Ravi Teja's brother dies in car crash

HYDERABAD: Telugu superstar Ravi Teja's brother Bharat died in a road mishap on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) in Shamshabad on Saturday night. The mishap occurred at 10.10pm when 45-year-old B Bharat was driving his red Skoda sedan from Shamshabad to Gachibowli. Bharat, who also acted in a few Telugu movies was earlier arrested by Hyderabad police for possession 24

25 June, 2017 5:02 AM Pakistan: At least 120 burn to death in oil tanker fire in Bahawalpur, Punjab

At least 120 people died after a massive oil tanker fire in Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistani media outlets reported that the tragedy occurred an oil tanker overturned on a highway and locals gathered around the truck to collect fuel. At least 123 people were killed after an oil tanker caught fire in Punjab, Pakistan today morning, Pakistani media reported 42

25 June, 2017 3:58 AM Philippine military declares Eid truce in war-torn city

MARAWI: The Philippine military declared an eight-hour ceasefire Sunday in its offensive against Islamist militants occupying parts of the war-torn city of Marawi, to allow residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Military chief General Eduardo Ano said his forces would implement a "humanitarian pause" during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Marawi, the most important 26

25 June, 2017 3:27 AM Ram Nath Kovind to start campaign in Lucknow today

As the campaigning for Presidential race takes off, NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and Opposition candidate Meira Kumar will start the race from the largest populated state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). The value of each vote of an MLA of UP is 208, the highest in the country, followed by Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand with 176 each. The electoral college includes 23

25 June, 2017 2:54 AM Subtle message for Donald Trump in PM Narendra Modi's huddle with CEOs

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com WASHINGTON: Tread softly, or you tread on my... turf. Paraphrasing salutary advice by the poet Yeats may well be India's guiding principle as Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on his first visit to Washington DC in a Donald Trump Presidency. Just days after President Trump met with top US CEOs at the White 24

25 June, 2017 1:11 AM Infosys chairman R Seshasayee to retire next year, wants smooth shift

CEO Sikka wants Infosys to be next-gen artificial intelligence company; company says ‘freed’ 11,000 employees through automation efforts. Infosys chairman R Seshasayee on Saturday said he will complete the remaining part of his tenure and continue in his position till May 2018, putting to rest intense speculation that he would resign following corporate 25

25 June, 2017 12:20 AM Finalising Modalities Of Rs 13,000-Crore Cap Allocation Plan: Infosys

Bengaluru: India's second largest IT company Infosys today said it is in the process of finalising a suitable "distribution mechanism" for its Rs 13,000-crore capital allocation plan to shareholders for this fiscal. Speaking at the 36th AGM of the company, Chairman R Seshasayee said Infosys is committed to execute the capital allocation policy announced 28

24 June, 2017 9:18 PM Train lynching accused admits beef-eater jibe

BALLABGARH: The man who has been arrested for being allegedly involved in the murder of a teenager — beaten and stabbed to death — in a train going from Delhi to Mathura on Thursday evening confirmed to TV channels on Saturday that his friends had made remarks about the four Muslim youths being beef eaters. He said he had gone to Palwal for work and joined 20

24 June, 2017 7:30 PM DU cut-off memories: 'A 70% then is equal to a 99% now'

The DU admissions season has kick-started with the first cut-off list announced on Friday. While every year the talking point would be the unbelievably high cut-offs which would go beyond 99%, this year, it did not go beyond 97% in most colleges. Though it is not a huge dip, DU aspirants are thankful even for this small mercy of a more 'realistic' cut-off 18