The Supreme Court has allowed Subrata Roy, the chief of the Sahara group of companies, to stay in and use the conference room at Delhi's Tihar Jail for 10 days while he negotiates the sale of his properties, including three hotels overseas.
A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as four Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah.
Heavy rains have been lashing the northern districts of Kerala in the last two days, especially Kasargod, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur districts, inundating many low lying areas.
Austrian law student Max Schrems appealed to a billion Facebook users around the world on Friday to join a class-action lawsuit against Facebook's alleged violations of its users' privacy.
The National Cartoon Museum and Art Gallery, set up as a tribute to doyen of Indian political cartooning K Shankara Pillai at his hometown here, has been opened for visitors.
At least 22 people were killed in clashes between rival anti-balaka and Seleka militias in the Central African Republic this week, African peacekeepers said on Friday.
Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister R B Udhaya Kumar on Thursday informed the state Assembly that there is no drought in the state and that the situation is being closely monitored.
Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda was summoned to appear before a court on September 3 in connection with a defamation case filed by a leader of a Hindu outfit.
A rabbi, an imam and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin.
Former external affairs minister K Natwar Singh, in an interview with NDTV, said he was glad that Congress President Sonia Gandhi was writing a book.
A Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. The mother of six doesn't know how she'll pay the rent. She's gotten by over the past year by taking a series of lovers who would pay for her housing.
A young giraffe died on Thursday from head injuries sustained while being transported, blindfolded, in an open truck along a South African highway, an animal welfare agency said.
Israeli shelling killed eight people in southern Gaza on Friday, medics said, just hours after a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire took effect.
South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has sold his Pretoria home where he killed his girlfriend last year for less than he hoped, to help pay legal fees for his ongoing murder trial, the real estate agent said on Friday.
Israel has long alleged that Hamas uses hospitals and schools as a base to launch rockets and store weapons.