Updated on Apr 21, 2019 07:59:13

 

 

Today's Headlines

 

 

 

Latest News

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Manmohan Singh defends Nyay, says it won't entail new taxes

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that Nyay scheme of the Congress will usher in an era of minimum income guarantee in India, end poverty and restart the economic engine which has "come to a stop" under the Narendra Modi government.In a...

20-Apr-2019 Patna (Bihar)

People have decided to change chowkidar: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said voters have made up their mind to "change their 'chowkidar' this time" as he has proved he is "not fit for the job"."The chowkidar has exposed himself and people have realised he is not fit for the job," Gandhi...

20-Apr-2019 Wayanad (Kerala)

Modi regime didn't keep promises, says Priyanka in Wayanad

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the Narendra Modi government for making false promises to people and ignoring the country's farmers.Campaigning in Wayanad for her brother, Congress President Rahul Gandhi who is also contesting...

20-Apr-2019 New York

Japan-US 2+2 welcomes growing ties with India

The US-Japan 2+2 ministerial meeting has welcomed the growing ties between their countries and India in the Indo-Pacific region that is of vital strategic interest to them.The defence and diplomatic cabinet officials of the two countries expressed satisfaction...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

No Congress-AAP pact, Delhi to see triangular contest

Delhi is set for a triangular fight with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announcing that alliance is not possible with the Congress as the latter wants the tie-up to remain confined to the national capital and not extending to Haryana.While the AAP has...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Congress leader S. Krishna joins BJP in Kerala

In a major jolt to the Congress, the party's three-time MP from Kollam in Kerala, S. Krishna Kumar, on Saturday joined the BJP here.Kumar joined the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) in the presence of former Union Minister Shahnawaz Hussain and BJP's spokesperson...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Congress set to contest Delhi LS polls alone

The Congress is all set to contest the Lok Sabha polls in the national capital alone by fielding candidateson all the seven parliamentary seats, a senior party leader said on Saturday.The leader told IANS: "Talks with the AAP have failed and we will go all...

20-Apr-2019 Ayodhya

Ram's birth in Ayodhya: Memorable view from sanctum sanctorum

There was a singular absence of frenzy last week in Ayodhya on the occasion of Ram Navmi. As the campaign for election 2019 rose to a crescendo, one would have expected the Hindutva Brigade to turn up in full force for several reasons. To obtain the Lords...

20-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Steve Smith hands Rajasthan Royals much-needed win over Mumbai Indians

Steve Smith (59 not out) played a captain's knock as Rajasthan Royals (RR) kept their play-off hopes alive after defeating Mumbai Indians (MI) by 5 wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday.Despite wickets...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Sikh community has done great job: Kapil Dev

Iconic cricketer Kapil Dev, who has come out with a coffee book titled "We The Sikhs" with Dubai-based entrepreneur Ajay Sethi, says the Sikh community has done a great job across the globe.Asked what made him come out with the book on Sikhs, Kapil told IANS...

20-Apr-2019

'Jersey': Has its heart in right place

"Jersey" opens with a bearded 40-ish Nani running after a girl at a bookshop with a copy of a book that she wasn't able to get ."Are you stalking us?" the girl's friend asks, not unreasonably.The opening scene, filled with an overdose of what the mush lovers...

20-Apr-2019 Mumbai

'Vicky Donor' made outsider like me dream big : Ayushmann

On the seventh anniversary of the release of his maiden film "Vicky Donor" on Saturday, actor Ayushmann Khurrana says the success of the movie on sperm donation, allowed an "outsider" like him in the film industry to dream big."First film is always your...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Multi-starrer movies: An evergreen money-making trend

"Kalank", starring actors like Madhuri Dixit Nene, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sanjay Dutt, minted Rs 21.60 crore on its first day, making it the highest opener of 2019 so far.With more all-star cast movies lined up this year, a trade expert says most filmmakers...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Jet pilot shoots tough questions at management

An old-timer and veteran Jet Airways pilot Sudhir Gaur has blamed the management for keeping 22,000 employees in the dark over the turn of events that led to complete suspension of the airline's operations leaving the staff in lurch.The senior captain,...

20-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Who is Acharya Pramod Krishnam?

With a long white flowing beard, white robes and a red �tilak on the forehead, Acharya Pramod Krishnam looks more like a godman and less like a politician, who is set to take on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on May 6 in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha...

20-Apr-2019 Jangipur (Murshidabad)

Pranab's son faces 'tough' battle in Jangipur

Former President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee faces a tough battle in West Bengal's Jangipur as he seeks a hat-trick of wins from the constituency which had sent his father to Parliament twice.Amid a desperate drive by state's ruling Trinamool Congress...

20-Apr-2019 Los Angeles

Woman who inspired 'Conjuring' dead, Farmiga pays homage

Lorraine Warren, the paranormal investigator whose life inspired franchises like "The Conjuring" and "The Amityville Horror", has died.Actress Vera Farmiga, who played Lorraine in "The Conjuring", "The Conjuring 2", "The Nun" and "Annabelle Comes Home", says...

20-Apr-2019 Los Angeles

Reese Witherspoon prefers her 40s

Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon does not mind ageing as she prefers her 40s over her 20s."I have a point of view because I've been on this planet for 43 years, and I didn't feel that same way when I was 25. I didn't have the same things to say," Witherspoon...

20-Apr-2019 Los Angeles

Michelle Williams, husband Phil Elverum split

Actress Michelle Williams and her husband Phil Elverum, an indie musician, have reportedly separated after less than a year of marriage.Williams, 38, and Elverum, 40, quietly married and moved in together last summer. The news comes after Williams was seen without...

20-Apr-2019 Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh)

Jyotiraditya Scindia owns palace, other properties

Congress' Guna candidate Jyotiraditya Scindia, who belongs to the erstwhile Gwalior princely dynasty, owns properties worth over Rs 2 billion, including a palace that he got as part of his inheritance.He also owns a 1960-model BMW car, which is also part of his...

20-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Endogamy may up infertility risk in Indian men

A team of researchers have identified that deletions of the Y chromosomes, responsible for production of sperms, can cause infertility in Indian men.The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, illustrates how the ethnicity, endogamy and long-time...

20-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Case against Smriti Irani over degree controversy

A local Congress leader in Amethi has formally lodged a complaint with the Election Commission accusing Union Minister Smriti Irani of submitting wrong information about her educational qualifications in her affidavit.In the affidavit accompanying her...

20-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Nation, State yearning for change : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Stating that Nation and State were yearning for big a change, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President and Party Candidate from Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency G.A.Mir  has said that the ensuing elections were the fight between constructive...

20-Apr-2019 Buniyadpur (West Bengal)

I had erred in judging Mamata earlier: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he had earlier erred in judging Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee as he used to consider her an embodiment of simplicity who wanted to free the people of West Bengal from the rule of the Leftists, but realised...

20-Apr-2019 Patna (Bihar)

Tejashwi attacks Modi ahead of Bihar meeting

Hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bihar to address a public meeting in the Araria parliamentary constituency, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday attacked him for the state's suffering."Bihar has suffered a lot...

20-Apr-2019 Lucknow

13 injured as train derails near Kanpur

At least 13 people were injured on Saturday after 12 coaches of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur, railway officials said.Coaches of the train travelling from Prayagraj to New Delhi derailed at about 1 a.m near Rooma industrial estate,...

19-Apr-2019 Ahmedabad

Congress seeks security for Hardik after attack

The Congress on Friday urged the Election Commission to immediately provide security to Patidar leader Hardik Patel, hours after he was slapped by a man who alleged Patel was playing politics with the sentiments of the community.The incident occurred when...

19-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Ranveer trolls himself with toilet cleaner meme

Ranveer Singh knows how to laugh at himself. The actor, who is popular for his wacky fashion choices, played along with social media trollers and shared a meme comparing his clothing to a toilet cleaner.Known as Bollywood's livewire star, Ranveer on Thursday...

19-Apr-2019 Bengaluru

Ricky Kej's project nominated for SDG Action Awards

Grammy Award-winning Indian musician and environmentalist Ricky Kej's "My Earth Songs" has been nominated for The UN SDG Action Awards.Kej's "My Earth Songs" project has been nominated as a finalist from over 2000 entries from organisations and individuals...

19-Apr-2019 Jalandhar

Rural Police Solve Blind Murder Case

The rural police have solved the blind murder case of a minor girl whose body was found dumped in village Hussainabad of Nakodar sub-division of the district.Addressing a press conference, , Senior Superintendent of Police, Jalandhar (Rural) Mr Navjot Singh...

19-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Lack of air ambulance in Kashmir costing lives: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday expressed pressing concern over lack of air ambulance service in Kashmir valley because of which precious lives are lost.“Non-availability of air ambulance is costing lives of trauma and emergency patients,” said DAK...

view more >>

 

 

 

Must Read