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NEW DELHI, Dec 5: The Supreme Court today sought response from internet majors Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook on a plea seeking curbs on sharing of sexual offence videos on social networking sites and steps to check cybercrimes.             A …

NEW DELHI, Dec 5: Around 37 per cent of the total geographical area in the country is affected by various kinds of land degradation including soil acidity, soil and wind erosion and mining waste, the Rajya Sabha was told today. …

MUMBAI, Dec 5: Lenders to the defunct Kingfisher Airlines have decided to again put up for auction on December 22 the plush sea-facing Kingfisher Villa at Condolim in north Goa at a marginal discount of 5 per cent to the …

NEW DELHI, Dec 5: State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will distribute LED tube lights at Rs 230 per unit to consumers through discoms and other marketing channels, Parliament was informed today. At present, the retail price of LED tube …

LONDON, Dec 5: Yo-yo dieting – repeatedly going on and off diets – may lead to weight gain as the brain interprets these periods as short famines and urges the body to store more fat for future shortages. Researchers from …

LONDON, Dec 5: A number of Hindu temples in the UK have decided to ban the new five-pound notes as it contains traces of animal fat. It was found last week that these notes contain tallow, which comes from beef …

MUMBAI, Dec 5: The Shri Sai Baba Shirdi Sansthan, managing one of the most revered temples in the country, received Rs three crore in the scrapped notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations after the government’s demonetisation move, the …

LUCKNOW, Dec 5: Demonetisation, which has been associated with “patriotism” is harming the country and those advocating it will be taught a lesson by people, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said today. “Some are saying that the Centre has …

NEW DELHI, Dec 5: Come April 1, 2017, reservation of rail tickets for senior citizens will be directly linked to Aadhaar or Unique Identification (UID) cards on a mandatory basis for availing concessions at both counter and e-tickets.             However, …

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