The Delhi government would form mahila suraksha dals (MSDs) to curb the crimes against women in the national capital, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has said.
An Indian-born US woman has been asked to return to the US along with her toddler daughter by the Delhi High Court which left it to the jurisdiction of American court to decide the child's custody...
A hotel in Tamil Nadu's Trichy allegedly denied a room to an activist with disabilities Rajiv Rajan on Thursday night on the grounds that he would "soil their bed".
The distance between Kannur and Thiruvananthapuram is 500 Kilometers and usually takes over 13 hours to cover by road. But Wednesday night, for one heartwarming cause, it played out differently.
Chaotic scenes at the Delhi airport are soon going to be a thing of the past, the Bureau of Immigration has told the Home Ministry. Wait times have already cut down to 10 minutes from 22 minutes...
For the second time in as many weeks, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar has come out in support of Rahul Gandhi and hit out at the government saying the BJP is "scared" of the Congress vice-president and has...
A farmer allegedly committed suicide in Kendrapara today, the first such incident in the coastal district of Odisha, the police said.
Tamil film music director Santhosh Narayanan, who scored music for the Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kabali', accused the Sydney Airport authorities today of racial profiling and alleged that a "rude" officer...
Satellite images taken this month of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate Pyongyang is pursuing an "aggressive schedule" to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine, a U.S. institute...
Censured by the Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution Control Authority or EPCA for having done "too little" to augment the city's public transport, the Delhi government today announced that...
Discussions are underway between India and Japan on making use of space segment for providing inputs on weather-monitoring parameters and also on a joint lunar mission, ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar...
The Supreme Court has set up a medical board comprising doctors from the AIIMS to ascertain the health condition of a 28-week-old foetus and the pregnant woman who wanted to abort it on the ground of...
The family of a 28-year-old man agreed to donate five of his organs; liver, corneas and both kidneys which gave a new lease of life to three people on Friday.
A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country's Army tomorrow over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996 by security forces during the internal conflict with the...
Data captured by a 'lost' satellite mission has provided scientists with vital information about gases in a galaxy cluster 240 million light years from Earth.

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A key round of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact formally opened on Friday with Canada and Mexico seeking to show more flexibility about addressing hard line U.S.

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Friday on a Japanese-drafted resolution to renew for one month an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria, but diplomats said Russia opposed the measure. A Syrian woman walks past damaged buildings in Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh It was not clear if Russia would cast its second veto in as many days or abstain

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar was lower on Friday along with Wall Street stocks as investors pulled back from technology stocks and were skeptical President Donald Trump’s Republican party would succeed in its efforts at overhauling U.S. tax law

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LONDON (Reuters) - Four people were killed on Friday after a mid-air collision between a light aircraft and a helicopter in southern England, police said. The incident took place just after 1200 GMT at Upper Winchendon, near the village of Waddesdon, about 45 miles (72 km) to the northwest of London. "Officers are in the process of working to locate and support their next of kin.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar was lower on Friday along with Wall Street stocks as investors pulled back from technology stocks and were skeptical President Donald Trump’s Republican party would succeed in its efforts at U.S. tax reform.

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