Turkish warplanes shot down a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft on Tuesday after the jet reportedly violated Turkish airspace, in an incident that will surely increase tensions in an already chaotic conflict.
Kashmir is witnessing an overwhelming response to the army's recruitment rallies. The recruitment drive is a boon for the Valley's youth who have been brought up under the shadow of militancy, it gives them an opportunity for jobs and a regular life.
The two pilots who ejected from a Russian war plane downed by Turkey on the Syrian border are believed to be alive and the Turkish authorities are seeking to recover them, a government official said on Tuesday.
In the backdrop of a raging controversy over actor Aamir Khan's remarks on 'intolerance' in the country, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said "some people are misleading and some people are misled".
Scientists have created a strain of mosquitoes capable of rapidly introducing malaria-blocking genes into a mosquito population through its progeny, ultimately eliminating the insects' ability to transmit the disease to humans.
Britain will boost spending on defence to combat the growing threat from Islamic militants, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, underlining the need for rapid reaction forces after the Paris attacks.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to 17th century Assamese war hero Lachit Borphukan on his birth anniversary saying he is India's pride and his valour in the battle of Saraighat can never be
Chennai schools and colleges will remain shut on Wednesday, extending the break imposed by heavy rains that has forced education administrators in the state to consider options including shrinking the half-yearly vacations to make up for the lost time.
The UN Security Council is fueling the refugee crisis by failing in its responsibility of not "upholding human dignity" , India said, cautioning the International community against propagating racism and xenophobia by closing its borders.
The CBI was today asked by a Delhi court to place before it the records of preliminary enquiry (PE) it had conducted in a disproportionate assets case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others.