New York: Facebook Messenger has launched free VOIP video calling over cellular and wi-fi connections on iOS and Android platforms. The service...


News24 Bureau New Delhi: In a bid to give competition to Xiaomi and Asus, Motorola has slashed the prices of the new Moto G 2nd generation by Rs 2,...


News24 Bureau New Delhi: Intex has launched another budget smartphone - Intex Aqua Power + with 2GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage which is e...


New Delhi: Seeking to pacify both sides on the controversial ‘net neutrality’, industry chamber Assocham today said it has suggested telec...



Spice Jet plane suffers bird hit, lands safely in Srinagar

Srinagar: A Spice Jet flight with over 180 people on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the international airport here this morning, but no one was injured. The aircraft was grounded after the incident. "There was a bird hit on a Spice Jet flight SG160 coming from Jammu at the airport at 11:10 am," Director of Srinagar International ...

No gag order on PM when abroad: Jaitley tells Opposition

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News24 Bureau New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Tuesday told the opposition that “there is no gag order” on Prime Minister when abroad in response to sharp criticism of Narendra Modi's recent speech during his foreign visit where he targeted UPA saying scams were a part of previous governments. "There is no gag order on the prime minister," Jaitley said in Rajya Sabha in reply to the opposition raising objection to Modi's talking of &l...

Watch in pics: Rajasthani farmer Gajendra Singh contacts from Cricketers to Politicians

ENI Bureau New Delhi: The suicide story of a farmer ‘Gajendra Singh’ from Dausa in Rajasthan is still an unfold mystery as the Delhi Police probe some political angle in the case. Gajendra Singh committed suicide on 22nd April by hanging himself from a tree in full public view at a...

Thunder squall and rains hit Bihar

Patna: Already battling Saturday's high intensity earthquake and aftershocks, major parts of Bihar were today hit by thunder squall followed by rains hampering relief work. High speed wind was experienced in Patna and other parts of Bihar this afternoon which was follow...

Racism: The death of ‘black man’ causes riots in US’s Baltimore

Baltimore: Trouble broke out in the Baltimore city of US after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of severe spinal injuries on April 19, a week after he was arrested by police. According to reports, hundreds of rioters plundered stores, burnt buildings and injured at le...

After Nepal, 5.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Pakistan

News 24 Bureau Peshawar: Just three days after a 7.9 temblor jolted Nepal and neighbouring areas in China and India, a moderate earthquake of 5.5 magnitude jolted various parts of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today, tri...

New York City gets its first India-born woman judge

News24 Bureau New Delhi: Raja Rajeswari created history by becoming the first India-born woman judge of New York City. Rajeswari was sworn in by Mayor Bill de Blasio as a criminal court judge for a period of 10 years. The 43-year-old Raj...

Around 200 rescued from Mount Everest

Kathmandu: Around 200 people have been rescued from the Mount Everest, Nepal's tourism ministry said on Tuesday and added that 19 people are dead. After the weather conditions improved, four helicopters were deployed on Monday to evacuate ...

Watch: Aerial view of the destruction in Nepal after the earthquake

News24 Bureau New Delhi: The aerial view near the epicentre of earthquake near Gorkha district, Kathmandu and Bhaktapur reveals the extent of damage and destruction in the Himalayan country. The video was uploaded by BBC News. The d...

Sensex, Nifty end in green

Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, closed 219.39 points, or 0.81 percent, up on Tuesday. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed in the green ...

Sensex opens higher, dips and then recovers slightly

Mumbai: After shedding 6.5 percent over nine past sessions, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened slightly higher on Tuesday and came immediately under some volatile trading. The 30-share index opened higher at...

21 banks lower lending rates after RBI rate cut: Sinha

New Delhi: As many as 21 banks including four public sector players have reduced their base rate or the minimum lending rate in the range of 0.1-0.5 per cent till April 15, following consecutive rate cuts by RBI, Parliament was informed today. &...

Travel Light: SpiceJet's fresh scheme offers air tickets at just Rs 999

News24 Bureau New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier Spicejet today launched its latest fare scheme, 'Travel Light, Save More sale' . Customers can now fly to their favourite domestic destinations with fares starting at Rs 999 all-incl...

No selfie-sticks in Wimbledon Grand Slam

London: Wimbledon tennis championship organisers will ban selfie-sticks from this year's tournament. Fans would not be allowed to take the sticks into their headquarters during the Grand Slam tournament, the All England Lawn Tennis Club sa...

Anurag Thakur hits back at Srinivasan on bookie issue; Read his letter

Mumbai: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur blasted International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman N. Srinivasan on Monday through a public letter and "requested" him to issue "a list of suspected boo...

Hosts Kings XI Punjab or Sunrisers Hyderabad: Who'll win today's contest?

News24 Bureau New Delhi: IPL 2014 finalists Kings XI Punjab are all set to lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali on Monday. Miscellaneous facts Kings XI have had a embarrassing st...

West Indies fall as England bag a comfortable victory

A match that should have gone good for the Carribeans went bad for them as England thrash West Indies by a 9-wicket win at Granada, England. A good second innings ton by oppener Kraigge Braithwaite didn't get any support from other batsmen as...