West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she is not going to the Vatican City as part of an official government delegation to attend the canonisation of Mother Teresa, but as a guest of the Missionaries of Charity.
24-year-old Pandeeswari's husband Balamurugan, a welder, left for Kuwait just seven months after their wedding but has not come home for close to a year. Not even to see his new born girl baby Yuvathi.
The whistleblower behind the Scorpene document leak will hand over the disk containing thousands of pages of data detailing the Indian submarine's stealth and warfare capabilities, to the Australian government on Monday, The Australian newspaper today said.
The type of avian flu that led to the deaths of about 50 million US chickens and turkeys last year has been found in the country for the first time in 14 months, the US Department of Agriculture said today.
Facing criticism over its draft surrogacy bill, the government today said it is open to incorporating suggestions but insisted that some of its key provisions, including putting a stop to abandonment of children and exploitation of women, are "non-negotiable".