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Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a fiery speech in Kerala where he blamed Pakistan for exporting global terrorism has now called for a briefing on the Indus Waters Treaty.

With the trial of senior police officers for the murder of Ishrat Jahan yet to commence even three years after the Central Bureau of Investigation filed its first chargesheet in the case, the Union home ministry has filed an FIR asking the police to locate minor documents related to the matter that have gone missing.

A day ahead of the first of the three presidential debates in which Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will come face to face, a Washington Post - ABC News opinion poll showed her leading by two percentage points, indicating an extremely close race. The margin of error in the polls is 4.5 points.

Pakistan-born actor has been sacked from Britain's most popular television soap after posting what broadcaster ITV called Sunday "entirely unacceptable, racially offensive" comments about Indians on social media. Marc Anwar, 45, joined "Coronation Street", the world's longest-running TV soap opera, in 2014 as a member of the show's first Muslim family.

The Union health and family welfare ministry will soon launch Mission Parivar Vikas in 145 districts in seven states - Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand - that have a high total fertility rate (TFR) and constitute 44% of the country's population.

A new-born baby girl in Bangladesh who was declared dead by doctors started crying out while being buried, media reports said today. Galiba Hayat, the first child of district cricket team player Najmul Huda and his advocate wife Naznin Akhter, was born on Thursday in Faridpur, about 140 km from the Bangladeshi capital.

Household dust exposes people to a wide range of toxic chemicals from everyday products, states a recent study conducted at the George Washington University. The team conducted a first-of-a-kind meta-analysis, compiling data from dust samples to identify the top ten toxic chemicals commonly found in dust.

Why small earthquakes stay small, while others grow into monsters is one of the most enduring mysteries in earthquake science. A group of researchers offered a partial, but tantalising answer this month: The moon and big tides. The scientists zeroed in on times of high tidal stress, which can occur twice a month, during the full moon and the new moon.

India will ratify decisions reached at Conference of Parties (CoP) in Paris, PM Modi said. India accounts for around 4.1% of global greenhouse gas emissions. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said this month that 60 countries accounting for around 48% of emissions had already joined the agreement.

A NASA-funded sounding rocket to study the origin of X-rays in the universe has helped scientists reveal a new mystery - an entire group of X-rays that don't come from any known source. Some of this invisible light that fills space takes the form of X-rays, the source of which has been hotly contended over the past few decades.

India's Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann conceded a one-set advantage to go down to Dominic Inglot and Henri Kontinen in the men's doubles final of the St Petersburg Open. The Indo-German duo lost 6-4 3-6 10-12 to the British-Finnish combination in a match that lasted an hour and 19 minutes.

Filmmaker Anees Bazmee is upbeat about directing Amitabh Bachchan in "Aankhen 2", a sequel to the 2002 film "Aankhen". Impressed by the actor's passion towards his work, he says the megastar's energy level is perhaps much more than what it was over a decade ago.

Sofia Hayat had shocked the world when she suddenly announced that she's shed her glam doll avatar for a more spiritual being. Yes, Sofia soon became Gaia Mother Sofia and her dressing as well as talks changed immediately after that. But soon, Sofia was again back in news for returning to her sexy image. The controversial reality show star has been putting several bold images of herself on her social network which has forced many to believe that the entire 'nun' thing was nothing but drama. Rakhi Sawant too had hit out at Sofia after she was asked to talk on her image.

Actress Richa Chadha wants to explore the mythological space on the big screen, and yearns to portray the role of Draupadi from the epic Mahabharata. "I would love to play the role of Draupadi from Mahabharata since I feel her character was most interesting for me.

Airtel on Friday unveiled a "special 4G data pack that offers free data for 90 days". In the Delhi circle, the pack is priced at Rs. 1,495 for existing prepaid users, and Rs. 1,494 for new users on their first recharge.

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