New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The owner of a plastic factory here where a major fire killed 17 persons has been arrested, police said on Sunday.
Jammu, Jan 21 (IANS) Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to their injuries on Sunday, taking the toll of people killed in border clashes in Jammu region to 11.
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Veteran CPI-M leader Khagen Das, who was the convenor of Tripura's ruling Left Front and a former Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha member, died here following a massive cardiac arrest on Sunday, party sources said.
Kabul, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 18 pro-government militiamen were killed following a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan's northern province of Balkh, officials said on Sunday.
Vrindavan, Jan 21 (IANS) Alarmed by increasing "assaults on the original and natural character" of the Hindu holy town, the "leela-sthal" of Lord Krishna and Radha, temple priests and owners of "Devalayas" here have joined hands to launch a sustained movement against "governmental interference".
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former sportspersons and professionals rather than politicians and bureaucrats should drive Indian sports federations if the country's standards are to improve, says Geoff Schoenberg, a Research Fellow at Australia's Deakin University, whose post-doctoral work is specifically focused on sports governance in India.
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday imposed restrictions in parts of the Srinagar city to prevent protests against the killings of 55 people on January 21 in 1990.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has ordered a probe into the fire incident in a plastic warehouse in west Delhi's Bawana area in which as many as 17 persons were burnt alive or asphyxiated and 30 others injured.