Dozens have been killed and lakhs have been forced out of their homes as monsoon rains continue to batter several parts of the country.
Close to 200 teams of the Indian Army have rescued approximately 45,000 people from the floods in Maharashtra and Karnataka, even as the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy has mobilised considerable resources to provide assistance to the affected areas in these states.
Battling an existential crisis, a leaderless Congress has finally decided to choose its new head at a meeting of its working committee on Saturday.
Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill receives President's assent; The new Union Territories of Jammu & Kahmir and Ladakh to come into existence on 31st October as a tribute to Sardar Patel, on his birth anniversary.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top Union Ministers visit former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley who is admitted in AIIMS, New Delhi after he complained of breathlessness and weakness.
The new defense chief of the US held talks with South Korean diplomatic and military representatives on Friday to discuss North Korea and cost-sharing for the armed forces.
US-based nuclear experts said on Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year.
Russian opposition supporters plan a major protest in Moscow on Saturday after police detained thousands at recent demonstrations that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin’s return to the Kremlin in 2012.
The expedition that circumnavigated the globe via the oceans for the first time 500 years ago is among the major journeys of discovery by European explorers in the 15th and 16th centuries.
China's weather bureau issued a red alert early on Friday as super typhoon Lekima approached Zhejiang province on the eastern coast, after forcing flight cancellations in Taiwan and shutting markets and businesses on the island.