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Weather forecast: Thunderstorm, squall likely in north India hill states on Sunday: India Meteorological Department

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan might see dust storm over the next two days, the IMD said on Saturday. Thunderstorm over these hill-states states and its subsequent effect on plains in north Indian is due to a new western disturbance from tomorrow. Western disturbance originates in the Mediterranean Sea that brings sudden rains
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H4 Visa: 93% of H-4 visa approved work authorisation from India: US report

[ad_1] WASHINGTON: A staggering 93 per cent of the total H-4 visa holders in the US having work authorisation are from India, a latest Congressional report on the spouse visa has said. Over one-fifth of the H-4 visa holders with work authorisation live in California, it said. Ninety-three per cent of granted applications for employment authorisation were issued to women; seven per cent to men, according to the report on
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Flipkart IPO: Walmart may launch IPO for Flipkart in as early as four years

[ad_1] MUMBAI: Walmart Inc said on Saturday in a filing with a US regulator that it may take India's Flipkart public in as early as four years, detailing for the first time a potential listing timeline for Walmart's largest-ever acquisition. Minority investors holding 60 per cent of Flipkart's shares "acting together, may require Flipkart to effect an initial public offering" (IPO) four years after the close of the Walmart-Flipkart transaction,
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Black boxes in rail coaches to avert accidents | Lucknow News

[ad_1] LUCKNOW: The first batch of smart rail coaches having black boxes like aircraft was unveiled at the rail coach factory in Rae Bareli on Friday. The technology is being adopted by Indian Railways to bring down train accidents. "Smart coaches will be a game changer in the world of transportation. They can make railways as the safest mode of travel," said Rajesh Agarwal, general manager of Rae Bareli rail
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Riding on Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi’s future, PM Modi’s 2019 gambit, Kumaraswamy’s survival | India News

[ad_1] Karnataka's politics is just like Bengaluru's fickle weather: A blast of hot air now, and a freezing cold breeze the next minute. The assembly polls are more than a mere fight between the Congress, BJP and JD(S). It's a high-stakes battle that could change the course of the state's political history, and even rewrite the national political discourse. Here are the reasons why the Karnataka assembly polls are important:
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Pokhran-II: 20 years after Pokhran-II, intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V on way | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: India has kicked off the process to induct its first intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V into the Strategic Forces Command (SFC), 20 years after the country conducted the five Pokhran-II underground nuclear tests under 'Operation Shakti'. Defence sources on Friday said "several systems and subsystems" associated with the over 5,000-km-range missile, which brings the whole of China as well as parts of Europe and Africa under its strike
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Mumbai cop Himanshu Roy’s battle with cancer began in early 2000s | India News

[ad_1] MUMBAI: One of Mumbai police force's most decorated officers, Himanshu Roy (54), ended his life on Friday after a long battle with cancer. Roy, who held a series of key posts and helmed several crucial investigations before going on medical leave in 2016, shot himself in the mouth with a licenced private revolver at his residence near Nariman Point. "His family was preparing to have lunch. Roy was in
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PM Narendra Modi plays Ramayana card to lift Nepal ties | India News

[ad_1] JANAKPUR: Connectivity and faith came together in some high voltage neighbourhood diplomacy on Friday as PM Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart KP Oli drew a tourism circuit with Ramayana as the dominant theme. The two leaders inaugurated a bus service between Janakpur, considered in Hindu mythology as Goddess Sita's 'maika' (parent's place), and her 'sasural' (inlaws' place), Ayodhya. The Ramayana theme played well with Modi's own politics. "Without
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Karnataka election 2018: Parties on edge, nation all eyes as Karnataka votes today | India News

[ad_1] BENGALURU: Karnataka goes to the polls on Saturday in a high-stakes election dubbed by most analysts as one of the scene setters for next year's Lok Sabha finals. While it's being seen as a make-or-break situation for Congress, for BJP it is a must win poll to shed its image of a predominantly north Indian party. About 5 crore voters will choose from 2,685 candidates in 222 constituencies; polls
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Jos Buttler: RR vs CSK: Jos Buttler’s unbeaten 95 keeps Rajasthan Royals alive | Cricket News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Jos Buttler scored an unbeaten 95 off 60 balls to help Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by four wickets in their must-win Indian Premier League match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Friday. Royals are still alive in the tournament after registering their fifth win in 11 games, even though the remained at sixth position in the standings with 10 points. Scorecard | As