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25-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Two militants killed, three soldiers injured in Kashmir

Two militants were killed and three soldiers injured on Sunday in fighting that erupted the previous day with an attack on a CRPF patrol that left a trooper dead, authorities said.After hours of fighting to liquidate the two militants holed up in the Delhi...

25-Jun-2017 Hamirpur

Virat Kohli should be boss of India team: Anurag Thakur

Asserting that the captain's role is more important than that of the coach, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) President Anurag Thakur has called for skipper Virat Kohli being allowed full control over the Indian team.The Indian team, especially...

25-Jun-2017 Gulmarg

Seven killed in Gulmarg cable car accident

A family of four from Delhi and three locals were killed on Sunday when a tree uprooted by strong winds sent a gondola car cabin hurtling hundreds of meters down in Jammu and Kashmir after snapping the cable, authorities said.Police sources said several...

25-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Sports Minister Goel flags off third 'Slum Yuva Daud'

Sports Minister Vijay Goel here on Sunday flagged off the third Slum Yuva Daud which aims to promote sporting culture among the youth living in slum areas.The marathon started from Kasturba Gandhi Polytechnic in Pitampura and ended at Pitampura Sports Complex...

25-Jun-2017 Bhubaneswar

Devotees throng Puri as annual Rath Yatra begins

A sea of devotees, undeterred by the heavy downpour, thronged the town of Puri for the world famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings that began on Sunday.Lakhs of people have congregated at the pilgrim town to witness Lord Jagannath,...

25-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Motherhood has been absolutely fantastic: Ayesha Takia

Actress Ayesha Takia, who has a three-year-old son, named Mikail, with Farhan Azmi, says her journey as a mother has been a joy ride for her."It (motherhood) has been absolutely fantastic. It is such a self learning process because I had know idea that I could...

25-Jun-2017 Chennai

Prabhudheva thrilled about starring in silent film 'Mercury'

Actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva, last seen onscreen in Tamil horror-thriller "Devi", is excited to be playing an antagonist for the first time in his career in upcoming Tamil silent film "Mercury"."It's an exciting project and I'm very thrilled. All I can say right now...

25-Jun-2017 Kathua

Lal Singh convenes public grievances redressal camp

Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Ch Lal Singh said that improving basic facilities is high on the agenda of present government and sincere efforts are being made to provide better road connectivity, clean drinking water, uninterrupted electricity...

25-Jun-2017 Mumbai

'Aarambh' is a huge game changer: Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar has lauded new historical drama show "Aarambh", calling it a game changer in the Indian TV industry.Written by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad of "Baahubali" and "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" fame, "Aarambh", which went on air on Saturday, narrates the clash...

25-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Women face discrimination even in small decisions : Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha, who is playing a pivotal role in the upcoming web-series "Inside Edge", says that she feels discriminated against as a woman in Indian society.Asked if she experiences any gender-based struggle in the film industry, Richa told IANS: "No,...

25-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Can't wait to meet Siva, Ajith : Vivek Oberoi

Actor Vivek Oberoi, who will make his debut in the Tamil film industry with "Vivegam", says he can not wait to start shooting for the movie with director Siva and superstar Ajith.Vivek took to Twitter on Sunday to share that he has reached Belgrade, Serbia,...

25-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Tiger Shroff to pay tribute to Michael Jackson with performance

Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff, who is known for his dancing skills will be paying a tribute to the Late King of Pop Michael Jackson on his eighth death anniversary on Sunday in Pune with a live dance performance."People connected with him since he was a kid and...

25-Jun-2017 Lahore

Tanker blast kills 140 in Pakistan

At least 140 people have been burnt alive and dozens of others injured after an overturned oil tanker caught fire and exploded near Bahawalpur city in Pakistan's Punjab province, the media reported.The tanker overturned on Sunday morning and a large number...

25-Jun-2017 Leh

Union MoS Arjun Ram Meghwal calls for promotion of Ladakh products

A seminar on Laghu Udhyog Bharti (Micro, Medium & Small Scale Industries) was organized at Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra Leh the other day.Union Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal was the Chief guest on the occasion.Minister for Industries &...

25-Jun-2017 Srinagar

MHA Secretary meets Governor

Rina Mitra, Special Secretary, Department of Internal Security, accompanied by Sh. Gyanesh Kumar, Joint Secretary (J&K), Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here.The Governor discussed with Ms. Mitra a range...

25-Jun-2017 Jammu

Kavinder Gupta inspects MLA Hostel Jammu

Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta today inspected MLA hostel, Jammu and took stock of the amenities available to the Legislators residing there.As part of the visit, the Speaker inspected the mess area, kitchen, residence quarters and dispensary...

25-Jun-2017 Shopian

Choudhary Zulfkar Ali visits slain Constable Sabzar’s residence

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs and Information Department, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali early in the morning today on behalf of the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti visited the family of martyred constable Sabzar Ahmad Chak at district Shopian...

25-Jun-2017 Rajouri

Distt admn felicitates safai karamcharis, sanitation officials

District Administration, Rajouri today felicitated 120 Safai-karamcharis and sanitation officials of Municipal Committee Rajouri in a function attended by the safai-karamcharis and their families.Books, stationery items and ration was distributed among the families.District...

25-Jun-2017 Rajouri

Public asked to remove encroachments in 15 days

As per a notice issued here today by the district administration, the public in general and encroachers in particular have been asked to voluntarily remove encroachments from the acquired land of roads, markets, state and departmental land within 15 days....

25-Jun-2017 Islamabad

Toll in Pakistan twin bombings reach 67

The toll in the twin blasts that hit a market in Pakistan's Parachinar city has increased to 67, the media reported.According to a senior official, the toll increased after 22 people succumbed to their injuries on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.At...

25-Jun-2017 Washington

Narendra Modi arrives in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from Portugal on Sunday, on the second leg of his three-nation tour, that will also take him to the Netherlands."Touchdown! Wait is over, Celebrations begin! PM @narendramodi on US soil," the Indian Embassy in the...

25-Jun-2017 Bogota

Eight killed in Colombia mine blast

At least eight miners were killed following an explosion at a carbon mine in Colombia, the National Mining Agency has said.The blast occurred on Friday in Pueblo Viejo de Cucunuba, 90 km from capital Bogota, the Agency said on Saturday, Xinhua news agency...

24-Jun-2017 Beijing

15 killed, 120 missing in China landslide

Fifteen persons have been confirmed dead in a landslide in China's Sichuan Province on Saturday that buried more than 120 people from 62 homes.Rescuers had retrieved 15 bodies from the debris by Saturday night, the rescue headquarters said, Xinhua news agency...

24-Jun-2017 Bengaluru

475 kg drug haul at Bengaluru airport

A consignment of drug ephedrine, weighing 475 kg and valued at Rs 24 crore, was seized at the city international airport's air cargo complex by the Customs' central intelligence unit, said an official on Saturday."The drug was found in two of the 81 bags...

24-Jun-2017 Hyderabad

HUG Innovations raises Rs 33 cr at Hyderabad funding event

Technology startup HUG Innovations has raised $5 million (Rs 33 crore) at live instant funding of TiE-Hyderabad - The Guardian Angel held here on Saturday.Out of the 4 startups which pitched their idea to pin-up investors, HUG succeeded in raising the money in...

24-Jun-2017 Lisbon

Narendra Modi launches India-Portugal International StartUp Hub

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Portugese counterpart Antonio Costa on Saturday launched the India-Portugal International StartUp Hub (IPISH) here to help in mutual capacity building, and enable connections between start-ups, investors, and incubators...

24-Jun-2017 Mumbai

My aim was not to make Arun Gawli a hero: Ashim Ahluwalia

National Award winning filmmaker Ashim Ahluwalia, who is quite excited about his upcoming "Daddy", based on the real-life Mumbai gangster Arun Gawli, says he attempted to narrate the story from the perspectives of different people and viewpoints rather than humanising...

24-Jun-2017 Lisbon

India, Portugal to cooperate on startups, oceanography

Expressing surprise that no Indian Prime Minister has ever made a bilateral visit to Portugal, Narendra Modi said here on Saturday that both countries will cooperate in a number of areas, including startups, marine technology and oceanography.Modi and his Portuguese...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Forces launch siege around DPS, mobile internet blocked

Government forces on Saturday evening launched a cordon-and-search operation on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Pantha Chowk in outskirt's of Srinagar.Official sources told news agency GNS that the CASO was launched after Government forces suspected presence of militants...

24-Jun-2017 Hyderabad

Islamophobia being spread in India : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said Islamophobia was being spread in the country, resulting in incident of lynching of Muslims.Condemning the lynching of a 17-year-old youth on a train in Haryana, Owaisi said a hate atmosphere was being created."I...

24-Jun-2017 Beijing

120 missing in China landslide

A landslide in southwestern China's Sichuan province on Saturday damaged dozens of houses, with at least 120 people reported missing, officials said.Officials from Maoxian County said the incident occurred after a landslide hit Xinmo village around 6 a.m....

24-Jun-2017 Samba

Private schools should reach out to far flung areas : Syed Altaf Bukhari

Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, today called on the private schools to extend their reach to far flung areas of the State where there are less or no schools to cater to the children.“Private schools have covered larger part of urban education...

24-Jun-2017 Jammu

Govt keen to revive sports culture in JK : Choudhary Lal Singh

Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh today said that substantial sports infrastructure has been created across the State by the Government to revive sports culture and provide talented youth with an opportunity to refine and showcase...

24-Jun-2017 Makkah (Saudi Arabia)

Plot to attack Grand Mosque at Makkah disrupted

Saudi Arabia Interior Ministry Saturday said that the country’s security establishment has disrupted a vicious plot to attack the Grand Mosque at Makkah- the holiest site in Islam.Quoting Saudi Arabia Interior Ministry, the Pakistan based news Daily ‘Dawn’...

24-Jun-2017 Jammu

Excise Deptt creates awareness on ‘Drug Abuse’ through paintings

Continuing its campaign to raise awareness among the students about the harmful effects of drug addiction, Excise Department today organized a painting and slogan writing competition on “Drug Abuse and Drunken Driving” at Ved Mandir, Bal Niketan in Jammu.More than...

24-Jun-2017 Reasi

MD, DDC visit proposed site of 25 MW HEP over Ans River

Managing Director Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDC), Dr Shah Faesal and District Development Commissioner Ravinder Kumar today visited the proposed site of 25 MW Ans-I hydro electric project over river Ans.The officers were accompanied...

24-Jun-2017 Baramulla

Village Wagoora adopted under SAGY

District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash today convened a meeting of officers to discuss the issues related to the development of village Wagoora which has been adopted by Member Parliament, Muzaffar Hussain Beigh under Sansad Adarsh...

24-Jun-2017 Baramulla

DM Baramulla chairs DLSCC meeting

A meeting of District Level Screening-cum- Co-ordination Committee (DLSCC) was held here today under the chairmanship of District Magistrate Baramulla, Dr. Nassir Ahmad Naqash.The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Assistant...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

D&FCO suspends 76 drug licenses in Sgr

In order to curb the Psychotropic & Habit forming drugs in the market, the Drugs and Food Control Organization has constituted various teams to carry out comprehensive market checking of Drug Sale Establishment in district Srinagar.The teams were headed...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Batamaloo Traders Association calls on Div Com, highlights problems

A deputation of Batamaloo Traders Association led by President, Reyaz-ul-Islam Beigh today called on the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan and apprised him of the grievances being faced by the traders.The issues which were brought to the...

24-Jun-2017 Lucknow

Will soon start work on Jewar airport : Sidharth Nath Singh

The decks have been cleared for an international airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh after the centre's nod and the Uttar Pradesh government will soon start work on the project under the PPP mode, Cabinet Minister Sidharth Nath Singh said...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Need population control law for communal harmony : Giriraj Singh

Union Minister Giriraj Singh has called for a population control law without which "communal harmony would be disrupted" while blaming "appeasement politics" for the declining Hindu population.The minister, known for making controversial remarks, said appeasement...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

NCR to get new international airport at Jewar

The National Capital Region (NCR) will get a new international airport in the next five years at Jewar, located in the Gautam Budh Nagar district, adjoining the national capital city of New Delhi.Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi announced that the...

24-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Imperfections make us more human : Jacqueline Fernandez

For a personal photo shoot, actress Jacqueline Fernandez made a request to avoid usage of image correction applications or any touch up as she wanted to keep it natural. She says she believes in the power of imperfections."It is our imperfections that make...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Abdul Gani Kohli takes stock of availability of chicken, fish for Eid

Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli today held a meeting with the officers of Animal, Sheep and Fisheries Departments and took stock of the availability of chicken and fish stock on the eve of Eid-ul fitr.Addressing the meeting,...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura hosts Iftaar at Budgam

Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura yesterday hosted Iftaar at Sheikh-ul-Alam Hall, Budgam.A large number of guests from different walks of life attended the Iftaar.Legislator Saif-ud-Din Bhat, JK Cements Vice-Chairman Er Nazir Ahmad Yatoo,...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Deputy CM visits slain DSP’s residence

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today visited the house of late DSP of Police Mohammad Ayub Pandit who  was killed while performing  his  duties  in the  Jamia Masjid area in the Old  City Srinagar during Shab-e-Qadr.He was...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

GST Implementation: Beigh chairs All Party Consultative Group meet

The All Party Consultative Group constituted by the state Government to evolve consensus over GST implementation in J&K met here this afternoon under the chairmanship of former Deputy Chief Minister and Member Parliament, Muzaffar Hussain Beigh.The members...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Northern Army Commander meets Governor

Lt Gen. Devraj Anbu, Northern Army Commander, accompanied by Lt. Gen. J.S. Sandhu, GoC XV Corps, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and the Army Commander reviewed the situation along the IB, LoC and LAC in J&K and also...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

DG Railway Protection Force meets Governor

Surinder Kumar Bhagat, DG Railway Protection Force, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Bhagat apprised the Governor about the measures enforced by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) for protecting the railways assets and railway passengers...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Chief Minister and Governor discuss problems

Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister J&K, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Governor and Chief Minister discussed issues relating to the continuing attacks on Police personnel, including the most gruesome massacre of Sh. Ayoub Pandith Dy. SP in the...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

JKAACL’s Ramadan special events conclude

A month long Ramadan Special Sufi and Qawaali events organized by J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages concluded at Tagore Hall today.A poetry recitation programme was held on the concluding day of the event in which poets from across the valley...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

CRPF officer killed, two injured in Pantha Chowk militant attack

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was Saturday while two others sustained injuries after suspected militants attacked their vehicle in Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar.Sources said that three troopers were injured after militants opened indiscriminate...

24-Jun-2017 Kolkata

SSB seizes wildlife products worth Rs 2.47 cr, arrests one

The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Saturday said it arrested a smuggler from West Bengal's Alipurduar district and seized a consignment of wildlife products worth Rs 2.47 crore from his possession.One 540-gm rhino horn worth Rs 1.72 crore and a Tokay Gecko...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

20 AAP MLAs have no right to continue as lawmakers : Manoj Tiwari

The BJP on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission order rejecting 21 AAP legislators' plea to drop the office-of-profit case against them and said they have no moral right to continue as lawmakers.Of these MLAs, Jarnail Singh had resigned from the Rajouri...

24-Jun-2017 Lisbon

Narendra Modi arrives in Portugal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday on the first leg of his three-nation tour that will also take him to the US and the Netherlands.Modi's visit follows his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa, who traces his origin to Goa, to India in January...

24-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Kajol-Dhanush's 'VIP 2' is 'VIP 2 (Lalkar)' in Hindi

The makers of the Kajol-Dhanush starrer "VIP 2" have decided to use another title for the Hindi version of their movie titled "VIP 2 (Lalkar)".Since the comedy drama directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth features the two powerhouse performers - Kajol and Dhanush...

24-Jun-2017 Damascus

Eight civilians killed in Syria bombing

At least eight civilians were killed in bombing by US-led international coalition forces against the Islamic State terror group in Syria's al-Raqqa province, a UK-based war monitor reported on Saturday.According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Sports Minister Goel flags off second 'Slum Yuva Daud'

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Saturday flagged off the second Slum Yuva Daud with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Arun Singh here.The marathon started from Cross River Mall, Karkardooma and ended at Yamuna Sports Complex. More than 5000...

24-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Playing in Wimbledon a dream come true : Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan

Close on the heels of making the cut for the men's doubles main draw in Wimbledon this year, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan said it's a "dream come true" moment for him and he is all set to make a mark in his maiden stint in a Grand Slam tournament."It is a dream come...

24-Jun-2017 Kupwara

Eid Prayers Timing In Kashmir Valley

Islamabad (Anantnag): 7: 15 amChittergul: 9 AmUtersoo: 8: 30amShangus: 8:30 amNowgam: 8 amKhundroo: 8 40amAchabal: 9: 30Trohpu: 9: 15amTailwan: 9 amLarnoo: 10:30 amBuchoo: 9: 15amKokernag: 9 amHillar: 9 amMattan, Nambal: 9: 30 amRanipora: 9: 30 amDooru: 10 amVerinag:...

24-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

SAD-BJP blasts Manpreet Badal for engineering a fake loan waiver

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today blasted finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal for engineering a fake loan waiver which does not give any relief to poor farmers even as it asked him to tell Punjabis why he had played a cruel...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Congress refrains from GST meet, Says PDP BJP in a state of confusion

Congress today refrained from the meeting convened on GST in Srinagar today citing the reason as non-serious attitude of the Govt with regard to implementation of GST. The Party also blamed PDP BJP coalition for being in a State of confusion over GST, as a result,...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Yasin Malik arrested, sent to central jail Srinagar

Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik was today arrested by police and immediately shifted to central jail Srinagar.Police this morning cordoned the residence of JKLF chairman and arrested him.He was immediately sent to Srinagar...

24-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Police forms SIT to probe DySP’s lynching, Three more arrested

A day after the gruesome lynching to death of a police officer drew outrage across the valley, police today formed a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to probe the barbaric incident even as three more persons have been arrested by police.The DIG will form...

24-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Salman's 'Tubelight' gets dim opening

Superstar Salman Khans "Tubelight" seems to have started on a dim note, with a business of over Rs 20 crore on the day of its release.The Kabir Khan directorial, also featuring Salman's brother Sohail, child actor Matin Rey Tangu and Chinese actress Zhu Zhu, is...

24-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Working with Sridevi more than a dream come true: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, considered among the most accomplished contemporary actors, is himself an unabashed Sridevi fan.He had to pinch himself when he was offered "Mom" with the evergreen beauty."When I got a chance to work with Srideviji in 'Mom', I couldn't believe...

24-Jun-2017 Chennai

'Duvvada Jagannadham' mints Rs 33 crore on first day

Allu Arjun's Telugu action drama "Duvvada Jagannadham" aka "DJ" grossed Rs 33 crore on its opening day worldwide, its makers said on Saturday."This is one of the biggest openings for Allu Arjun. With Monday being a holiday, the film is expected to register...

24-Jun-2017

'Duvvada Jagannadham': Silly, predictable but fun

When you decide to watch Telugu commercial films, especially ones starring Allu Arjun and other stars in his league, it is said that one should leave logic and intellect behind and not nitpick.This formula applies to Harish Shankar's "Duvvada Jagannadham"...

24-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Sunil Grover made Salman Khan feel 'incompetent'

Superstar Salman Khan, who had done a promotional show for his film "Tubelight" with Sunil Grover, says he is the only comedian who is not doing comedy, but just immerses himself in a character and makes people laugh.Salman didn't go to Kapil Sharma's show, but...

24-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Working with Alia a big deal for me: Vicky Kaushal

"Masaan" actor Vicky Kaushal says getting an opportunity to work with versatile performer Alia Bhatt in "Raazi" is a "big deal" for him.The two actors have been cast together for Meghna Gulzar's directorial, backed by Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions.Vicky...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Products should have emotional connect too: Neil Foley

Designer Neil Foley feels storytelling has become an important aspect of product designing, and says the product should not only be functional to the consumer but establish a deeper emotional connect too."Design is a continuously changing and evolving process,...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

'American Gods' very relevant in Trump era, says English actor

In times of a "heated political climate" in the US, a show like "American Gods" which touches upon issues like immigration, sexism, racism and homophobia -- all of which have come into spotlight under Donald Trump's presidency -- is relevant, says its lead...

24-Jun-2017

Dalit for President : Tokenism wins

It's a no-brainer, for the result is known before the contest. The support which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been able to muster for its presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the electoral college will give him an easy ride to Rashtrapati Bhavan.Even...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Of Yoga sutras, mystery and superstitions

Embark on an inspiring journey based on the ancient philosophy of Yoga Sutras, flick through the story of a newly married couple stuck in a mystery, read about the steady advent of modernity in a village where tradition and subversion coexist and learn a new...

24-Jun-2017 Washington

NASA CHESS mission to probe interstellar cloud

The third flight for the NASA-funded CHESS mission to probe how the interstellar cloud is structured is scheduled to take place on June 27.CHESS -- short for the Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph -- is a sounding rocket payload that will...

24-Jun-2017

A global tour of expressive words English needs

Marmalade, bikini, shampoo, garage, robot, honcho, banjo, and so on may seem English but have actually gathered from all over the world for there is no language it has not picked up words from. But maybe not fully. Say, one word only for those solving a practical...

24-Jun-2017 Dhaka

16 killed in Bangladesh road accident

At least 16 people were killed on Saturday when a truck carrying labourers veered off the road in Bangladesh's Rangpur district, police said.The accident occurred around 5.30 a.m., on the Dhaka-Rangpur Highway, bdnews24 quoted a senior police official as...

24-Jun-2017 Damascus

4 killed in rebel attack in Syria

At least four persons were killed and dozen others injured in a rebel-fired rocket attack on a crowded street in Syria's Aleppo, a media report said.The rocket slammed into the al-Furqan street on Friday as hundreds of people were preparing for the upcoming...

23-Jun-2017 Port of Spain

India vs West Indies: First ODI abandoned

The first One-Day International (ODI) match between India and West Indies here on Friday was called off due to incessant rain.Put in to bat, India were 199/3 in 39.2 overs before rain played the spoilsport. After the continuous rain, the match officials...

23-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Pleased to get ratings like one, one and half but not in minus: Salman

Salman Khan's "Tubelight" is released this Friday did not go well with the critics but he is pleased as they did not give minus rating to film."The critics were really good. I was expecting minus 3 and minus 4 but they gave 1, 1.5 apparently, so i am very pleased,"...

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