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\"The Taliban is an armed insurgency. ISIL is a terrorist group. So we don’t make concessions to terrorist groups,\" White House deputy press secretary Eric Schultz said.
A case for the Doctor  (29 January 05:51 pm) 
A behind-the-scenes look at the new Foreign Secretary’s career shows he is not one to be swayed by public discourse, but is all for measured responses
In a joint operation the Bangalore Internal Security Division, Davangere District Police and the Assam Police have arrested a suspected terrorist involved in more than two bomb blast cases in Assa...
ULBs told to legalise water connections  (29 January 05:51 pm) 
Urban Development Minister Vinaykumar Sorake has said that directions have been given to urban local bodies (ULBs) to legalise all illegal drinking water connections to ensure collection of water...
Swine Flu fear brings people to Hyderabad  (29 January 05:51 pm) 
A sudden spurt of suspected swine flu cases has led to all Government-run hospitals in Hyderabad getting a large number of patients led by Fever Hospital in Hyderabad on Thursday. The Hindu
The ``breakthrough’’ in the logjam with the U.S. over The Civil Liability of Nuclear Damage Act, according to the Communist Party of India (Marxist), represents not only a reversal of the...
KPKKS opposes attempts to dilute NREGA  (29 January 05:52 pm) 
Karnataka Prantha Krishi Koolikarara Sangha (KPKKS), an agricultural labourers’ organisation affiliated to All India Agricultural Workers Union, criticised the Union Government for its attempt to...
It is troubled time for tapioca farmers of East Godavari district as they struggle to get minimum price for their produce with outside players virtually staying away from the market this season. T...
Nine primary school students sustained minor injuries when a private school bus, dropping students back home from school, toppled near Jakkur on Thursday afternoon.The school bus carrying 1...
Townes shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics with Russian physicists Aleksandr M. Prokhorov and Nicolai G. Basov.
Assembly Deputy Speaker Mandali Buddha Prasad on Thursday expressed anguish over the Central Government’s failure to establish a national institution for promotion of Telugu language on the lines...
The BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus will host its national annual Literary Festival “Verba Maximus” with a plethora of literary events on January 31 and February 1. Students from across the country
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday called upon the Nepal Government to honour its promises on providing justice to conflict-era victims, ending im...
Data from the black box has provided the accident probe with a \"pretty clear picture\" of what happened in the last moments of flight QZ8501, although few details have been made public.
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has opened a Special Study Centre at Ballari Central Jail. Ballari Central Jail is perhaps the first in the State to have this facility to h...
‘Imperialism waging cultural warfare’  (29 January 05:51 pm) 
Writer and playwright Kotiganahalli Ramaiah has expressed concern over the growing ‘cultural warfare’ by American imperialism to strengthen its hold over the world. “American imperialism...
From November 24 all the hand-written and non-machine readable passports would become invalid. Very soon Ananatapur, Chittoor, YSR Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Vijayawada, Guntur and Prakasham districts
Far from the glamour world  (29 January 05:51 pm) 
Telugu girl Rakshita’s performance is earning her laurels in Tamil films
Malaysia’s Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday officially declared the crash of Flight 370 an accident, fulfilling a legal obligation that will allow efforts to proceed with compensation claims.
Steady climb to recognition  (29 January 05:51 pm) 
With her performances now getting noticed, Madhu Shalini looks for ward to the release of ‘Seethavalokanam’.
If elected, Congress will give permanent employment to contract workers, he says.
Taking a hard look at President Barack Obama’s visit to India, a section of the Chinese state media is calling it a journey that was “symbolic than pragmatic,” which would fail to bridge v...
Factories Act Amendment Bill being revised  (29 January 04:54 pm) 
Following the recommendations of the parliamentary standing committee on labour, the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) has prepared a revised draft of Factories Act (Amendme...
Jagan and Gali appear in court  (29 January 04:54 pm) 
YSR Congress President and Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and former Karnataka BJP Minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, who was released from jail in Bengaluru a f...
The swine flu outbreak has put a huge pressure on the state-run general hospitals in Hyderabad, which are witnessing a multiple increase in the inflow of out patients, mostly with upper respirator...