The 24th name on the official list released by the external affairs ministry of those killed in Iraq by the Islamic State is that of Balbir Chand. But over 24 hours since, his family in Punjab's Jalandhar is yet to receive any official word.
Two armymen and two policemen were killed as an anti-militancy operation in north Kashmir was drawing to a close on Wednesday following heavy terrorist casualties, with insurgents believed to be dead opening indiscriminate fire.
The Union health ministry said on Wednesday that it would allow persons with any of 21 disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, blindness, cerebral palsy, deafness, learning disabilities and mental illness, to apply for postgraduate medical courses.
The Centre has outlined eligibility criteria based on deprivation levels of households for the national health protection scheme that seeks to cover hospitalisation expenses of up to Rs 5 lakh a family each year.
The US will start accepting petitions for H1-B visas from April 2, a federal agency announced on Wednesday as it temporarily suspended the premium processing of all such work visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, subject to a fiscal cap.
India's plans to develop military infrastructure on Assumption Island in Seychelles have run into rough weather, with the Opposition in the Indian Ocean country deciding to oppose the ratification of the agreement New Delhi signed with Victoria in January-end.