Kolkata/New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS) Amid speculations that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose might be conferred the Bharat Ratna, the family of the Indian freedom struggle hero felt the highest civilian honour for the man would only belittle his contributions in freeing India from the yoke of British rule.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IBNS): The death toll in the Odisha flood touched 45 on Sunday rains disrupted life and affected more than 18 lakh people in 24 districts in the state, reports said.
Guwahati, Aug 10 (IBNS) : The Assam Police on Sunday has sounded high alert across the state ahead of the country's 68th Independence Day celebration after security forces recovered few IEDâ€™s from different areas of the state, which was planted by militant groups for exploded.
Udhampur, Aug 10 (IBNS) General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff arrived at Leh on Sunday on a three-day visit to Ladakh.
Guwahati, August 10 (IBNS): The police on Sunday said they have arrested three people for allegedly raping a minor girl in front of her brother in Assam's Dibrugarh district.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS) Former India Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee might be conferred the highest civilian honour of the country, the Bharat Ratna, according to media reports even as name of freedom struggle hero Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose figure though his kins think he should be above any award.
Muzaffarnagar, Aug 10 (IBNS): In a bizzare dikat, the Khap Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Muzzafarnagar district has banned unmarried girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS): Women and children from various groups on Sunday called on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IBNS): The death toll in the Odisha flood touched 38 on Sunday with over 18 lakh people been affected by the rains in 24 districts, reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday started a probe into Rs 900 crore loan given by the IDBI Bank to the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines, reports said.
Lhasa, Aug 10 (IBNS): At least 44 people were killed and 11 others were injured after a tourist bus fell into a valley following a three-vehicle pile-up on Saturday in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, media reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh has slammed Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, once his close friend, saying that he does not need a "middleman or woman" like her to reach out to SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Tehran, Aug 10 (IBNS) A passenger plane carrying 40 people has crashed in northwest of the Iranian capital Tehran on Sunday, according to IRNA, the Iranian news agency.
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IBNS): A couple has been arrested in Bangalore for allegedly hitting their 13-year-old domestic help, reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS) President of India Pranab Mukherjee hosted an 'At Home' reception for freedom fighters on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Quit India Movement on Saturday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.