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As Rashtrapati Bhavan gets new president, Pranab Mukherjee leaves behind cultural legacy
Firstpost New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday became the new occupant of the iconic Rashtrapati Bhavan, the nearly 90-year-old edifice whose architectural grandeur was magnified during the term of his predecessor Pranab Mukherjee through various... ---

In Health Warning Showdown, Tobacco Industry Turns To Supreme Court
The tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the Supreme Court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against ciga...

China says India admitted to transgression in Doklam
Even senior Indian officials have openly stated that Chinese troops did not enter into the Indian territory, Wang said.

Mumbai building collapse: 19 people extracted, nine declared dead
[India], July 25 (ANI): The Mumbai Police have confirmed that 19 people have been extracted till now, after a four-storey residential building collapsed in suburban Ghatkopar, Mumbai on Tuesday.The police said that until seven in the evening, nineteen people were extracted, out of which nine have been declared dead.Out of the nine dead, seven are women and two are children, one female and one male.An FIR has been registered.Earlier today, a four-storey residential building collapsed in at L.B.S. Marg, near Shreyas cinema, Damodar Park, Ghatkopar, following which a rescue operation is underway. (ANI)

Turf war between Delhi government, L-G continues, Kejriwal to meet President today
Kejriwal has also directed all its officials to apprise him or Minister concerned about any oral or written direction from the L-G or his office before following them.

Sri Lanka allays India's concerns, renegotiates port deal with China
Sri Lanka's cabinet has cleared a revised agreement for its Chinese-built southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday, the government said, after terms of the first pact sparked widespread public anger in the island nation.

S&P 500 hits record high on stronger-than-expected earnings
CNBC The S&P 500 hit a record high shortly after the open, with financials and energy rising more than 1 percent to lead advancers. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 77 points, with Caterpillar and McDonald's contributing the most gains. The Nasdaq...

‘Dengue home remedy mentioned in classical texts’
A day after her dengue remedy post attracted criticism on social media, Principal Secretary (Health and Family Welfare) Shalini Rajneesh on Tuesday said that the use of onion in bleeding disorders as ...

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia offers to quit Lok Sabha if allegations by BJP MPs are proved
Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday offered to quit the Lok Sabha if allegations by some BJP MPs that he was "anti-Dalit" were proved.

BJP leaders question Modi for calling Rahul 'shahzada'
Disgruntled BharatiyaJanata Party BJP leaders of Bihars silk city Bhagalpur have petitioned Prime Minister NarendraModi questioning his morale for calling Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi shahzadeshyan urdu word used to address scion of an imperial estatewhen his own party was promoting the shahzadeculture in Bihar

India rejects OIC resolutions on Kashmir
India rejects OIC resolutions on KashmirNew Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Tuesday said the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has no locus standi on the country's internal affairs after the 56-member body demanded that New Delhi implement the UN resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement here, India said it "notes with utmost regret that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), during its 44th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, on July 10-11, has again adopted certain resolutions which contain factually incorrect and misleading references to matters internal to India, including the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, which is an integral part of India.