Doordarshan News

Dec 16 gangrape: Juvenile held guilty

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 10:00
The first verdict in the December 16 gangrape and murder of a paramedic student is likely to be pronounced on Saturday by the Juvenile Justice Board which had concluded the inquiry against a minor, one of the five accused in the case that had sparked national outrage.

Dec 16 gangrape: Juvenile held guilty; gets 3 years in special home

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 10:00
The first verdict in the December 16 gangrape and murder of a paramedic student is likely to be pronounced on Saturday by the Juvenile Justice Board which had concluded the inquiry against a minor, one of the five accused in the case that had sparked national outrage.

Sonia: Need to end all acts of violence against women

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
Against the backdrop of rising crimes against women, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said making laws for their empowerment is not enough as they will have to be implemented properly on ground.

One killed in 5.9 magnitude earthquake in China

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
One person was killed and three others injured on Saturday after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted southwest China.

Dec 16 gangrape: Verdict likely today on juvenile's role

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
The first verdict in the December 16 gangrape and murder of a paramedic student is likely to be pronounced on Saturday by the Juvenile Justice Board which had concluded the inquiry against a minor, one of the five accused in the case that had sparked national outrage.

Russia evacuates more than 100 citizens from Syria

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
Russia evacuated 116 Russian citizens and nationals of other ex-Soviet states on two planes belonging to the emergencies ministry which flew them from the Syrian port city of Latakia, the ministry said on Wednesday.

Hyderabad Hotshots storm into IBL final

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
Star shuttler Saina Nehwal accounted for higher-ranked Juliane Schenk in a hard-fought contest as Hyderabad Hotshots thrashed Pune Pistons 3-0 and booked a berth for the summit clash in the inaugural Indian Badminton League in Hyderabad.

Radia tapes: SC conducts two-hour-long in-camera proceedings

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
In a rare case, the Supreme Court on Thursday conducted two-hour-long in-camera proceedings in the former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia phone tapping case for knowing the Centre's stand and perusing "top secret" documents which formed the basis for interception of her calls.

UP orders inquiry into Durga Shakti case

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the case of suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, a day after she filed her reply to the charge sheet served on her.

US Open: Somdev Devvarman outlasts Lukas Lacko in five sets

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
India's Somdev Devvarman fought through rain interruptions to win his men`s singles first round match against Slovak Lukas Lacko at the US Open tennis at Flushing Meadows in New York.

Country faced with difficult economic situation: PM

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
With falling rupee and rising oil prices casting a shadow over Indian economy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the country is faced with a difficult economic situation for which some domestic factors too were responsible.

Food security programme will not adversely impact economy: Govt

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
The government on Thursday said the new food security programme, which is to be implemented over the next 12 months, will not adversely impact the fiscal situation.

First Mahathir Award for Global Peace given to Mandela

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 08:00
The inaugural Mahathir Award for Global Peace has been awarded to former South African President Nelson Mandela.

5.9 magnitude quake jolts southwest China

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 06:00
An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted southwest China at 8:04 AM Beijing time on Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre.

Bhutan PM arrives India

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 06:00
In his first official visit after becoming the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay, arrived India on Friday and met the top Indian leadership during which key bilateral issues like financial assistance for the Himalayan nation will be discussed.

Five militants killed in encounter in Kashmir

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 06:00
Five Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Friday morning, in an encounter with security forces in Ganderbal district in Kashmir, with the identities of the slain militants being ascertained.

UN inspectors to leave Syria by Saturday: Ban

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 06:00
A UN team of inspectors investigating an apparent poison gas attack in Syria will leave the country by Saturday morning, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday in Vienna.

Asaram fails to appear before Jodhpur police

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 06:00
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu may face arrest after he failed to present himself before Jodhpur police for questioning in a sex assault case with his son claiming that he was suddenly taken ill.

WC berth all but sealed, India pip Malaysia 2-0 to enter final

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 04:00
Virtually assured of a World Cup berth, India produced an inspiring performance beating hosts Malaysia 2-0 to enter the final of the 9th Asia Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia on Friday.

Rupee trims initial losses vs USD; still down 32 paise

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 02:00
The rupee trimmed its early losses but was still quoted down by 32 paise to 66.87 per dollar in late morning trade on Friday, on month-end demand for the US currency from banks and importers.