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14-Jul-2019

14-Jul-2019 Ahmedabad

Freak roller-coaster ride collapse claims three lives in Ahmedabad

In a freak accident, at least three people were killed and 30 others injured when a roller-coaster ride collapsed at the public park around the sprawling Kankaria Lake here on Sunday evening.Officials said there were around 40 persons on the 'Discovery'...

14-Jul-2019 London

Eoin Morgan calls World Cup win an incredible journey

The joy in skipper Eoin Morgan's voice was understandable when he sat down to speak to the media after the nerve wrecking win over New Zealand in the final of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's on Sunday.Asked what the victory meant to the players, he said: "To...

14-Jul-2019 London

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer over the moon with World Cup win

England's men of the moment Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer could hardly speak but in between their emotions, both said it is the proudest day of their lives as the hosts won their maiden World Cup, beating New Zealand in a one-over eliminator here on Sunday."I'm...

14-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Ramdas Athawale appreciates Haryana for work to uplift scheduled castes

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Sunday appreciated the work undertaken by Haryana for families belonging to scheduled castes and backward classes.He said the government has done several works for socially and financially...

14-Jul-2019 Solan

2 dead, 12 soldiers trapped in Himachal house collapse

One soldier and a civilian were killed and 12 other soldiers got trapped when a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.While 18 soldiers and five civilians were pulled out from the debris, the rescue operations...

14-Jul-2019 Anantnag

National Conference leader's police guard shot dead by militants

The personal security guard of a National Conference leader in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district was shot dead by militants on Sunday, police said.Police sources said that the attack took place in Hiller village of Kokernag area of Anantnag in the afternoon...

14-Jul-2019 Kumarhatti (Solan)

10 rescued, 20 trapped in Himachal building collapse

At least 10 people were pulled out from the debris while 20 were still trapped inside after a roadside three-storey eatery caved in owing to heavy rains in Kumarhatti in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district on Sunday.Deputy Commissioner K.C. Chaman told the...

14-Jul-2019 Ganderbal

Over 200 sheep, goats killed by lightning in J&K

Over 200 sheep and goats were killed by lightning in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district, officials said on Sunday.Lightning struck a large flock of sheep and goats on Saturday evening in pastures of Poshkar Wangat area, officials said."Over 200 sheep...

14-Jul-2019 Palampur

Kargil Day: Bikers team visits Captain Batra's city

To celebrate 20 years of Kargil victory, a motorcycle expedition team on Sunday reached Palampur, birth place of Captain Vikram Batra who was awarded posthumously the Param Vir Chakra, from Manali through the Kargil war memorial."One of its kind expedition...

14-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Use of prosthetics not that easy : Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan does not mind using prosthetics for a role, but says using it for long gets tiring."As the days pass by the comfort in the portrayal gets to be in an ease that shall be so needed in the final rendition... but yes the prosthetics take...

14-Jul-2019 Amritsar

Pakistan agrees to visa-free, year-long access to Kartarpur Sahib

Pakistan on Sunday agreed in principle to allow visa-free, year-long travel to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara for Indian passport holders and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card holders.Throughout the year, 5000 pilgrims will be allowed to visit Kartarpur...

14-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Nora Fatehi teases sizzling recreation of 'O saki saki'

After impressing audiences with her dance moves in the recreation of the song "Dilbar", actress Nora Fatehi will be back to set screens on fire with the new version of "O Saki Saki".She shared a glimpse of the song on social media, with the caption: "Setting...

14-Jul-2019 Chandigarh/SAS Nagar

GMADA allots construction work of Water Treatment Plant (WTP) at Sinhpur

To end the water woes of Mohali residents, the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) has awarded a contract to Germany based company M/s. Veolia (India) Pvt. Ltd. for setting up a Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in village Sinhpur to augment supply...

14-Jul-2019 Zirkapur

Health services Not to be commercialized : Balbir Singh Sidhu

Health Minister Punjab Balbir Singh Sidhu today emphasized on the role of doctors that they shouldn't be aimed at capital gain but providing a new lease of life. Doctors' profession is always considered as noble and pious and they too, should live up to expectations...

14-Jul-2019 Ludhiana

Strong will and right aim lead to sucess in life : Acharya Devvrat

Addressing on the occasion of newly selected candidates for IAS through 'Sankalp' Academy at Ludhiana today Governor Acharya Devvrat said that right aim coupled with strong will and focused approach leads to success in every sphere of life.He said that great persons...

14-Jul-2019 Chandigarh/Mohali

Govt offers Rs 10 cr for Chanalon industrial focal point

The Punjab government has offered Rs 10 crores for the drainage and repairing of roads in the Chanalon industrial focal point located near Kurali in the Kharar assembly segment.Disclosing this here today, local MP Manish Tewari said, on Saturday he, accompanied...

14-Jul-2019 Moga

Government School In Moga’s Village Sets Example For Others

Reciprocating to the state government's drive to convert government schools into “Smart Schools”, the school staff, villagers and NRI philanthropists jointly spent around Rs 40 lakhs to modernise the Government Senior Secondary School, Bilaspur in Nihal Singh Wala...

14-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab minister

The rift between Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu deepened on Sunday, when the latter resigned as Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy Sources."I hereby resign as Minister from the Punjab Cabinet,"...

14-Jul-2019 Kathmandu

Toll in Nepal floods, landslides reach 43

The death toll in the Nepal floods and landslides caused by torrential rain has increased to 43, while 21 were reported missing and 26 others injured, authorities confirmed on Sunday.The toll was confirmed by the Home Ministry, adding that 2,000 people had...

14-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Need nerves of steel to be in B'wood : Katrina Kaif

After 16 years of surviving the Bollywood grind grinding with more hits than misses, actress Katrina Kaif, says one needs to have nerves of steel to be in the glitzy world of Hindi cinema."It's not always easy. You need to have nerves of steel to be in the...

15-Jul-2019

15-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Ajith Starring Nerkonda Paarvai Gets A Release Date

Producer Boney Kapoor confirms the release date of ‘Thala’ Ajith Kumar’s next film Nerkonda Paarvai has been confirmed as August 8.The producer released a new poster and confirmed the release date, he wrote, ‘Boney Kapoor - ‏#NerKondaPaarvai will release Worldwide...

15-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Kartik Aaryan Looks Cute In Pati Patni Aur Woh First Look

Kartik Aaryan revealed his first look from his upcoming film Pati Patni Aur Woh as 'Chintu Tyagi' on his social media profile!The actor shared his first look with caption, “#ChintuTyagi...Leaving behind one character...his world and getting into another character...

15-Jul-2019 United Kingdom

India Looking for Deeper Engagement with the UK : Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal, said that the Indian Government is looking for ideas from all sides to strengthen and to give confidence to international investors, with the best of technologies, to come to India and invest....

15-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Uzbekistan Ambassador to India Farhod Arziev called on Pralhad Joshi

Ambassador of Uzbekistan to India . Farhod Arziev called on the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi in the Parliament Housetodayand expressed his countries desire for further strengthening of bilateral ties. Shri Joshi said that all...

15-Jul-2019 New Delhi

My medal is an answer to my critics: Dutee Chand

After scripting history by bagging gold in the 100m race at the World University Games recently, ace India sprinter Dutee Chand said the feat was a result of the criticism she faced for expressing that she was in a same-sex relationship.On July 10, 23-year-old...

15-Jul-2019 Agartala

Rain fury on in Tripura, Mizoram, 22,000 shifted to camps

Over 22,000 people have been shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low-lying areas and villages by uninterrupted rains over the past three days, officials said on Monday.At least four people were drowned...

15-Jul-2019 Patna

Flood havoc continues in Bihar, over 18 lakh people affected

From villages to cities, entire north Bihar is facing a serious flood situation, forcing people to abandon their inundated houses to seek shelter at safer places, even as water levels of rivers in the area continues to rise.The worst-affected districts are...

15-Jul-2019 Madrid

Simona Halep returns to top 4 in WTA rankings after Wimbledon win

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep climbed back into the top 4 in the WTA rankings issued on Monday after her straight set win over Serena Williams of the US in the final of the Wimbledon on Saturday.Becoming the first Romanian ever to win a Wimbledon singles...

15-Jul-2019 New York

Cancer tissue-freezing may help patients cut treatment cost

Researchers have developed a new reusable device which can help women with breast cancer in lower-income countries by using carbon dioxide, a widely available and affordable gas, to power a cancer tissue-freezing probe instead of industry-standard argon.According...

15-Jul-2019 Mumbai

A violent thriller with an all-female cast

Bollywood actresses Mahie Gill, Sayani Gupta and Ragini Khanna will soon feature together in a psychological thriller titled "Posham Pa", directed by National award-winning filmmaker Suman Mukhopadhyay."The story of 'Posham Pa' is inexplicable. I still cannot...

15-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Sunny Leone launches her eco-friendly cosmo-tech line

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone is expanding her base as an entrepreneur. After launching perfume, cosmetic and lingerie lines in the past, she will now sell eco-friendly cosmo-tech products."Not only am I foraying into a new industry altogether, but this project...

15-Jul-2019 Kumarhatti (Solan)

13 Assam Rifles troopers killed in Himachal eatery collapse

Thirteen soldiers and a civilian were killed and 28 others rescued after a four-storey "unsafe" building in Himachal Pradesh's Kumarhatti town where Assam Rifles troopers were holding a party collapsed due to rain, officials said on Monday.Deputy Commissioner...

15-Jul-2019 Dharamsala

Will myself decide on my successor : Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, respected by millions as a living god, who has been caught in a controversy over his recent joke that his successor a female Dalai Lama would have to be "more attractive", has clarified that his reincarnation is to be...

15-Jul-2019 New Delhi

We had Allah with us : Eoin Morgan

World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan has praised New Zealand and reckons the Kiwis had a decent run in the showpiece event as they also outclassed the hot favourites -- India -- in the first semifinal of the tournament.Speaking at the post-match presentation,...

15-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Obsession for youth a global truth : Simone Singh

With the new TV show "Bahu Begum" coming on air, and films and web series in her kitty, renowned actress Simone Singh is quite busy in her forties. The actress says that the obsession for youth in the entertainment industry is a global phenomenon and the...

15-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Dancing to 'Saaki' a dream : Nora Fatehi

Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi is back with another recreation of an old hit dance number, and she is sure setting the temperatures soaring once again.Nora's new dance is a new-age version of the song "Saaki", for the upcoming John Abraham-starrer, "Batla House". The dance...

15-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs PSPCL lineman taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a lineman of PSPCL posted at sub division Lubania wali in Sri Mukatsar Sahib district red handed accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Lineman Raju was arrested by a vigilance...

15-Jul-2019 Kathmandu

Death toll from Nepal floods reaches 59

The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal and northeastern India has increased to 59, while the number of affected people stands at around 2.6 million, officials said Sunday.In Nepal, a total of 55 people died, while 30 others are listed...

15-Jul-2019 Kumarhatti

Six soldiers, civilian killed in Himachal building collapse

Six soldiers and a civilian were killed and 35 rescued after a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh, rescuers said on Monday.It is believed that six-eight people are still tapped in the debris.While 23 soldiers...

16-Jul-2019

16-Jul-2019 Patna

Over 2.5 million affected due to floods in Bihar

The flood situation in Bihar continued to remain grim on Tuesday with over 2.5 million people affected by it across the 12 districts of the state, officials said.In the last 24 hours, all the major rivers were flowing above the danger level, leading to embankment...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

10 killed, 10 injured in Mumbai building crash

At least 10 people, including four women and a infant, were killed when a four-storied residential building came crashing down in south Mumbai while 10 injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said.Another 10-odd families...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Narendra Singh Tomar addresses ICAR’s 91st Foundation Day ceremony

The Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar addressed the 91st Foundation Day ceremony of the Indian Council for Agricultural Research in New Delhi today. Congratulating the Farmers, Scientists and Agri-entrepreneurs for...

16-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Dedicated to 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

The leading institution of the Cooperative sector of Punjab, Markfed has initiated the campaign to ensure a cleaner and greener environment as per the instructions of the Cooperation Minister S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa thus giving impetus to the dream...

16-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Revenue Patwari For Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 4,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Rajinder Singh, Patwari posted at Thatha Kishan Singh in Ferozepur district was nabbed...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Riney Aryaa joins cast of 'Kulfi Kumar Bajewala'

Actress-model Riney Aryaa, who has featured in shows such as "Suvreen Guggal - Topper of The Year" and "Emotional Atyachaar", will enter "Kulfi Kumar Bajewala" as an actress."I will enter the show as Irina, who is an actress. My entry will bring many twists and turns....

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

AAP leaders meet Shah over Delhi's law and order situation

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Tuesday met Home Minister Amit Shah to raise the issue of the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the the national capital."We met the Home Minister today. We requested that a meeting of the Delhi Police Commissioner,...

16-Jul-2019 Patna

25 killed in Bihar flood : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday confirmed 25 people have been killed in the flood-affected eastern state.A day after conducting an aerial survey of the areas receiving heavy monsoon rain, the Chief Minister told the state Assembly that relief...

16-Jul-2019 Dharamsala

At 84, Dalai Lama still young!

Eighty-four and still young!Revered by the Tibetans as a 'living god' and idolised in the Orient and the West, he transcends all barriers of religion, language and even distances.Wearing his trademark maroon robes, he stepped out of politics almost eight years now,...

16-Jul-2019 Kathmandu

Death toll from Nepal floods reaches 67

The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday.The Nepal Police said in a statement late Monday that the victims comprised 41...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

IAF can fight entire spectrum of warfare : B.S.Dhanoa

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is prepared to fight the entire spectrum of warfare, be it an all-out war, a skirmish like the Kargil conflict or retaliation to a terrorist attack, Air Chief Marshal B.S.Dhanoa said on Tuesday.Speaking at a seminar to mark the...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

I have never holidayed alone: Adah Sharma

Actress Adah Sharma who is playing the leading lady in the new web series "The Holiday", says that she has never been on a solo trip because, for her, more than an exotic location, companionship is what matters when it comes to long-distance travel."I have never...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Acting lets you forget who you are: Sara Ali Khan

Actress Sara Ali Khan, who wooed fans with her radiating presence in the films "Kedarnath" and "Simmba" last year, says she wants to do "everything" on screen."(I would like to do ) everything! People say that and sometimes they don't know what they are asking...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

IANS gets Commodity News Provider News Service Award

India's leading news wire service Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) has won the country's premier Commodity News Provider News Service Award.The award was conferred on IANS on Saturday at the 7th International Conference of the Commodity Participants Association...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Some songs shouldn't be recreated: Badshah

"Kaala chashma", "Humma humma" and "Tamma Tamma Loge" have two things in common -- they have all been recreated and Badshah has played an integral part in the new versions of these songs. The star rapper has fun doing recreations, but says there are some songs...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

NZ players should be proud of their WC show : Daniel Vettori

Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori feels the Black Caps should be proud of their journey in the recently concluded World Cup and take the positives of the game ahead.In his column for the International Cricket Council (ICC), Vettori praised both England...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Want to do more Hindi films: Priya Prakash Varrier

Actress Priya Prakash Varrier, who will soon make her Bollywood debut with "Sridevi Bungalow", has said that she is keen to do more Hindi films in the future."I have actually signed a second movie in Hindi called "Love Hackers". It is about cyber crime. As far...

16-Jul-2019 Los Angeles

Social media is amazing, also dangerous: Hugh Jackman

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman reminded fans that social media has two sides, warning them about a scam whereby certain people were using his name to create fake accounts.The "X-Men" star took to Instagram on Monday to share a post addressed to his 27 million followers."Thanks...

16-Jul-2019 London

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner : Kane Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that "no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner".On Sunday, Black Caps missed an opportunity to win their first...

16-Jul-2019 Leh

Climate change stripping Ladakh of its very identity

Blame global warming, and Ladakh is one of those places where its more evident than elsewhere. Extending from the Siachen glacier to the Himalayas, the picturesque region evokes mental imagery of Buddhist architecture and snow-laden surroundings. Now, both...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Cinema halls give soulful experience, says Farah Khan

Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan, who is all set to venture into the digital world with her production "Mrs. Serial Killer", says the web space can never take over cinema halls as it gives soulful experience.Asked if the boom of digital platforms can ever overshadow theatres,...

16-Jul-2019 Shimla

Medicine retail shops of HPSCSC to be made online : Jai Ram Thakur

The Medicine Retail Shops of H.P State Civil Supplies Corporation (HPSCSC) Limited would be made online to facilitate the patients and their attendants besides ensuring transparency and efficient services to consumers.  This was disclosed by Chief Minister...

16-Jul-2019 Patna

Punjab College Association met Bihar Ministers

The delegation met Bihar Ministers regarding Bihar Credit Card Scheme:A Delegation of Federation of Self Financed Technical Institutions (FSFTI) and Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) today met Bihar Education Minister Krishnanandan Prasad Verma...

16-Jul-2019 Shimla

Chief Secretary presents his book to Governor Acharya Devvrat

Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal presented a book titled "Land Registration: Global Practices and Lessons for India" authored by him to Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan today.Appreciating the efforts of Shri Agarwal, the Governor said that the book gives...

16-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Oshin Brar To Play Lead Opposite Arsh Chawla In ‘Angrej Putt’

MS Asian Movies Studio & Rangla Punjab Motion Pictures, in association with Moga Film Studio & Punjabi Starlive Event Management are all set with their next Pollywood film titled as ‘Angrej Putt’. The makers of the film have already made an official...

16-Jul-2019 Jalandhar

History Created: LPU Students won the NASA Award in USA

A team of students, ‘Visionauts’, from Lovely Professional University have won the prestigious “STEM Engagement Award” in the 2019 NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge held at the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. This marks the...

16-Jul-2019 Shimla

MoU signed for 100 MW solar power plant

A Memorandum of understand (MoU) was signed between the state government and M/s Frontline Delhi in the presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today for setting up of 100 MW solar power plant in the state.Principal Secretary, MPP and Power Prabodh...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Salman Khan Drops The Teaser Of Happy Hardy And Heer

Superstar Salman Khan took to his social media profile and dropped the first official teaser of ‘Happy Hardy And Heer’ starring Himesh Reshammiya and Sonia Mann.Salman Khan dropped the teaser with caption, he tweeted, “Are waa himesh”!Actor and Singer Himesh Reshammiya...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Thank You For Making Super 30 Tax Free : Hrithik Roshan

Biopic on mathematician Anand Kumar, Super 30, starring Hrithik Roshan has been made tax-free in Bihar by Chief Minister.State government of Bihar declared to make Hrithik Roshan starrer ‘Super 30’ tax- free as it is based on the life on noted mathematician...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Chadwick Boseman Starring 21 Bridges Releases in September

Black Panther famed actor Chadwick Boseman starring 21 Bridges will be released in India on September 27.In “21 Bridges”, Boseman plays a detective whose police officer father was killed in the line of duty. When eight police officers are gunned down during...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Reebok India New Brand Ambassador, Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan has a major announcement up his sleeve for his fans. The Street Dancer 3D actor has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Reebok India.The official handle of Reebok India made the announcement by releasing stunning new picture of Varun Dhawan,...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Khushali Kumar And R Madhavan in Dahi Cheeni, Confirmed

Daughter of Gulshan Kumar, the late owner of T-series, Khushali Kumar is all set to make her big Bollywood debut with Dahi Cheeni opposite R Madhavan.Sister to Tulsi Kumar and Bhushan Kumar, actor Khushali Kumar is a noted social media personality and now she...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Melting Pot Of Love – Dil Jaaniye from Khandaani Shafakhana

After releasing the party song 'Koka' and the reprised version of 'Sheher Ki Ladki', the makers are out with new romantic track 'Dil Jaaniye' – which is a melting pot of love and acceptance.Actress Sonakshi Sinha starring Khandaani Shafakhana has been creating...

16-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Mission Mangal Trailer Release Date Confirmed

After dropping back to back posters and a massive teaser, the makers of multi-starrer Mission Mangal confirms the trailer release date of the film. The trailer will be out on 18th July 2019.Actress Sonakshi Sinha just dropped a new poster and trailer release...

17-Jul-2019

17-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Defending champs Dabang Delhi face Puneri Paltan in UTT opener

Top Indian and international paddlers will be under the spotlight as the curtain goes up on the third edition of the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) here on July 25.Defending champions Dabang Delhi T.T.C, led by the current highest-ranked Indian Sathiyan Gnanasekaran...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Shiv Sena takes out procession against private insurance firms

Ruling ally Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray led a huge procession targeting the high-handed attitude of various private insurance companies in the matter of crop insurance for farmers, here on Wednesday.The procession began from the Asian Heart Institute...

17-Jul-2019 Gurugram

4 criminals held after encounter on Dwarka Expressway

The Gurugram Police have arrested four criminals wanted in several cases after an encounter near Tek Chand Nagar on the Dwarka Expressway.Three of the four criminals were injured in the exchange of fire that took place around 11 pm on Tuesday, the police...

17-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Deeply moved by the movie- Super30 : M Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu has said that he was deeply moved by the movie- Super30 starring Hrithik Roshan in the lead role.‘I was deeply moved by the  inspirational story of Anand, who fought against all odds to provide a brighter...

17-Jul-2019 Shimla

State Government hosts State dinner for Governor Acharya Devvrat

The Government of Himachal Pradesh hosted State Dinner in honour of Governor Acharya Devvrat who has now been appointed as Governor of Gujarat at Peterhoff here yesterday evening.Governor Acharya Devvrat while thanking the State Government for this gesture...

17-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Meeting Of Northern Region Police Coordination Committee

Police Chiefs of Northern States resolved in a meeting to cut the supply chain of narcotics and drugs besides setting up of a common Police & Drug Secretariat to share relevant information between different Police forces regarding drug smugglers and gangsters...

17-Jul-2019 Landran

Students develop Pedestrian Safety device during Smart India Hackathon

6 Engineering Students of Chandigarh Group of College, Landran under the team ‘machVEDA’ recently won Hardware edition of Smart India Hackathon 2019. The Grand Finale of the World’s biggest open innovation model was conducted simultaneously across 18 nodal...

17-Jul-2019 Washington

Donald Trump says 'great pressure' worked to find Hafiz Saeed

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed credit for the arrest of Hafiz Saeed by Pakistan government, saying great pressure has been exerted over the last two years to find him even as India is yet to officially react to Islamabad's action.Terming...

17-Jul-2019 The Hague

Big win for India: ICJ orders continued stay on Jadhav's execution

In a huge victory for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday ordered Pakistan not to execute Kulbushan Jadhav and asked it to reconsider the sentence awarded to him by a military court.The world court also directed Pakistan to grant...

17-Jul-2019 Beijing

Over 8 lakh affected as heavy rain batters China

More than 8.1 lakh people have been affected as heavy rain battered China's Guangxi region, officials said on Wednesday.Rain in the area began on Friday but the precipitation came to an end by Wednesday evening. It affected a total of 816,523 people while...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

I love Deepika's experimental nature : Tamannaah Bhatia

"Baahubali" star Tamannaah Bhatia says she absolutely adores actress Deepika Padukone's experimental nature."In Bollywood, I love Deepika Padukone. She has beautiful eyes, and I absolutely adore her experimental nature and her minimalist approach to everything,...

17-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Kangana is more confident today: Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao's forthcoming film "JudgeMentall Hai Kya" has been marred by controversy owing to the ongoing ugly spat between the film's heroine Kangana Ranaut and a section of the media.On Wednesday, during a visit to the Capital, National Award-winning actor...

17-Jul-2019 Los Angeles

Julia Roberts cracks joke over her Emmy snub

Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts is not fretting over being overlooked at the Emmy nominations this year for her role in the series "Homecoming". Rather, she has laughed it off."Well, I'm in exceptional company at least," Roberts wrote on Instagram while sharing...

17-Jul-2019 Patna

Bihar floods: Situation improves as water level recedes

With the water level in major rivers receding, the situation in flood-hit Bihar showed signs of improvement on Wednesday."There is some improvement in the flood situation. The flood water that spread to large areas is receding, relief and rescue operations...

17-Jul-2019 Jammu

Two killed in J&K as potato laden truck rams into ATM booth

Two persons were killed and another injured on Wednesday when a truck loaded with potatoes rammed into an ATM booth in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu city.Police said that the incident happened in the Channi Himmat area in Jammu city on Wednesday."The driver...

17-Jul-2019

'The Lion King' is visually fascinating

For the uninitiated, ‘The Lion King', is the story of Simba, a lion cub, who is dispossessed and made to feel responsible for the death of his father Mufasa, by his treacherous uncle Scar.The cub's birth is announced in the opening sequence of the film called,...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Trolls are entertaining : Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu finds trolls on social media entertaining.A social media troll called Taapsee a "cheap actor"and that her "mental state is not right"."Ok sir. When are you giving me therapy sessions. And in the bargain also tell how to become an 'expensive'...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

'Ve maahi' song of 'Kesari' crosses 200-mn views

The lilting "Ve maahi" song from the Akshay Kumar-starrer "Kesari" has crossed the 200 million mark on YouTube.Sung by Arijit Singh and Asees Kaur, the soulful ballad has garnered 200,766,243 views at the time of going to press on Wednesday and is counting.The...

17-Jul-2019 Sopore

Militant killed in J&K gunfight

One militant was killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, police said.The encounter took place in Gund Brath in the outskirts of the town. the body of the militant has been recovered along with a weapon....

17-Jul-2019 Pune

Surjeet Singh appointed skipper of Puneri Paltan for PKL 7

Eyeing their maiden title in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), Pune based league outfit Puneri Paltan has appointed defender Surjeet Singh as their captain besides unveiling their new jersey for the seventh season, starting July 20 in Hyderabad.Speaking on the...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Salman shares adorable photograph to wish Katrina

Superstar Salman Khan shared a photograph of himself with Katrina Kaif to wish the actress on her 36th birthday.Salman on Tuesday evening posted a still from their film "Bharat", in which the two stars are seen riding a scooter. "Happy birthday Katrinaaa," Salman...

17-Jul-2019 Srinagar

Darshan at Amarnath breaks last 4-year record

With over two lakh pilgrims performing the Amarnath Yatra in the past 16 days, officials said it was the highest number to visit the Himalayan cave shrine during the first forthright in the last four years.On Wednesday, another batch of 4,584 devotees left...

17-Jul-2019 Barcelona

Messi is the face of soccer : Antoine Griezmann

Barcelona's last signing Antoine Griezmann has said that his new teammate Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world and the face of the sport."For me, he (Messi) is the number one, like Lebron (James) in basketball. They're the ideal," the French international...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Eagerly waiting to start shooting for 'Munna Bhai 3' : Sanjay Dutt

Actor Sanjay Dutt is eagerly waiting to start shooting for the much-awaited third installment of "Munna Bhai..." film series."I pray to God it happens soon but this should be asked from Mr. Raju Hirani (Raj Kumar Hirani) director of "Munna Bhai..." series....

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Makers Drop Sip Sip From Arjun Patiala

Punjabi sensation Diljit Dosanjh is all set to entertain the audience in his next Bollywood flick 'Arjun Patiala' alongside Kriti Sanon and Varun Sharma, and the makers are out with fun new song Sip Sip.The official handle of Maddock Films dropped the single...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Sanjay Dutt Unveils Baba Trailer

Sanjay Dutt has ventured into the regional film industry by producing the Marathi film, Baba and the first official trailer for the film is out! The film is produced by Sanjay Dutt and his wife Maanayata Dutt.Actor Sanjay Dutt dropped the trailer on his social...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

I Am Marathi Manus Says Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt, who turned debut producer with forthcoming Marathi Movie Baba, says he has consciously chosen a Marathi cinema as he is a Marathi Manus.After ruling the film industry for decades, superstar Sanjay Dutt adds another feather in his cap, turns producer...

17-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Baba Is My Second Launch Movie Says Deepak Dobriyal

Known for his stellar performances in Hindi cinema, Actor Deepak Dobriyal is all set with his Marathi Debut, Baba, says it is like being launched once again in a different industry.Actor Deepak Dobriyal is making his Marathi debut with Baba, which is produced...

18-Jul-2019

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Prakash Javadekar inaugurates 10th Jagran Film Festival

Union Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 10th Jagran Film Festival in an event held at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi on 18th July.Speaking at the event, the Minister talked about the recent Steering Committee Meeting chaired by him in Goa...

18-Jul-2019 Ahmedabad

Extra financial help for Indian football : Kiren Rijiju

The government "will provide extra financial help wherever it's possible" for Indian football, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Thursday."We have seen certain improvements in our men's, as well as women's football, in recent times. From the Sports...

18-Jul-2019 Tokyo

33 killed in arson attack at Japan anime studio

At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured after a man set fire to a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, officials said.According to the police, the 41-year-old suspect broke into the Kyoto Animation Co studio in...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

You can't chop down a whole Olympic sport from CWG : Heena Sidhu

The Commonwealth Games Federation's (CWF) decision to abandon shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games (CWG) has dealt a big blow to India, which has swiftly emerged as a giant in the sport. Amidst the controversy, ace shooter Heena Sidhu feels...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Dozen of Bengali film, TV actors join BJP

About a dozen of Bengali actors, including Parno Mittra, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of West Bengal state unit chief Dilip Ghosh, Mukul Roy and spokesperson Sambit Patra, here on Thursday.Film and television personalities who joined...

18-Jul-2019 Gandhinagar

Alpesh Thakor joins BJP, says quit 'bad school to join Gurukul'

Fidgety former Congress legislator and OBC leader Alpesh Thakor along with another rebel MLA Dhavalsinh Jhala eventually donned the saffron scarf at the BJP headquarters here on Thursday amid cheering crowds of the Thakor community."I've quit the school (Congress)...

18-Jul-2019 Mumbai

‘Mission Mangal’ is one of best films of my career : Akshay Kumar

Actor Akshay Kumar who is gearing up for the release of ‘Mission Mangal’ has said that his forthcoming film is one of best films of his career.Akshay Kumar was interacting with the media at the trailer launch of ‘Mission Mangal’ along with his co-actors Vidya...

18-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Mission Mangal Trailer Is Out, Take A Ride To Mars

After a failed mission to mars, Akshay Kumar gathers a team of scientists to launch the first ever successful launch which made India reclaim his throne in space technology in world. The film Mission Mangal is out with its first official trailer and it is...

18-Jul-2019 Mumbai

We don't celebrate India's achievements enough : Vidya Balan

Celebrated Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who is part of the multi-star cast of the much-awaited "Mission Mangal", feels as a nation India has a lot of achievements that we do not celebrate enough, and a film as "Mission Mangal", loosely based on the ISRO Mars...

18-Jul-2019 Shimla

Khundian Gram Panchayat deputation calls on CM

A deputation of Khundian Gram Panchayat of Kangra district called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today. The delegation was led by Member State Executive BJP Kushal Singh.Chief Minister assured the delegation that government would ensure equitable...

18-Jul-2019 Shimla

Raj Bhawan staff gives send off to the Governor

Staff of the Raj Bhawan gave emotional farewell to Governor Acharya Devvrat today. In a function organised on this occasion at Raj Bhawan, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that he had received immense affection, respect and recognition from the people of the...

18-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

To combat Drug abuse a Pilot project POCSO started

To provide the safety net and sensitize the area in toto, a Pilot project has been started from Maloya to combat Drug abuse and sensitize parents and children on POCSO in collaboration with Chandigarh Police, Education Department, School Management Committee...

18-Jul-2019 Sirmaur

IIM Sirmaur hosts Russian Delegates

Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur acted as co-host for 2 day Management Development Programme (MDP) on “Project and Risk Management” from 17th to 18th July, 2019 for the Russian government officials in association with IIPA (New Delhi). This Programme...

18-Jul-2019 Shimla

6.38 lakh cards issued under Himcare scheme: Vipin Singh Parmar

Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar today said that as many as 6.38 lakh cards have been issued till 15th July, 2019 in the state including the tribal areas under Himcare scheme.He said that the benefit of this scheme is being given to those families who are...

18-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi unveils Sports Calendar

The Punjab Government is striving to celebrate 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji with great fervor and also coupled with the motive to transform Punjab into a healthy and robust State. It is in keeping with this motive in mind that the Sports Department...

18-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Three new DGPs gets postings, ADGP Harpreet Siddu posted as STF chief

Punjab government today posted newly promoted three DGPs and Harpreet Singh Sidhu special principal Secretary to CM has been shifted as ADGP STF.After promotion Prabodh Kumar has been posted as special DGP and Director Bureau of Investigation, Rohit Choudhary...

18-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau nabs clerk red handed for taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a clerk Vijay Kumar posted in the office of Civil Surgeon, Gurdaspur red handed for accepting bribe of Rs. 7000/-.Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Vijay Kumar, clerk was caught red...

18-Jul-2019 Ludhiana

RFCIA Shines At Wales, UK

Real Folk Cultural International Academy (RFCIA) returned to India from Wales, United Kingdom after winning 2nd prize in “Choreography Folk Dance” category by presenting Jhoomar Folk Dance, 3rd prize in “Traditional Folk Dance” category by presenting Malwai...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

India won on all counts in Jadhav's case in ICJ: Arun Jaitley

Former Finance Minister and Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgement in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case shows that India won on almost all counts with a comprehensive victory and Pakistan lost conclusively."A...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Reviving past affair not for me: Urvashi Dholakia

Actress Urvashi Dholakia, who is all set to show her dancing skills along with her former boyfriend Anuj Sachdeva in the forthcoming season nine of "Nach Baliye", says she is not looking forward to giving a second chance to her relationship."If a chapter is...

18-Jul-2019 Jammu

Over 4K set out for Amarnath, as Yatra breaks record

 Over 2.19 lakh pilgrims have so far performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra and another batch of 4,167 yatris on Thursday left Jammu to offer their prayers at the holy cave shrine in Kashmir.Officials of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), that manages the...

18-Jul-2019 Jammu

1 killed, 9 injured in J&K road accident

 One person was killed and nine others injured on Thursday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said.A vehicle, carrying people to the Sakhi Maidan festival, went out of the driver's control and skidded off the road at Saloni...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

P.T. Usha nominated for IAAF Veteran Pin Award

 Former Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been nominated for the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Veteran Pin Award.On Thursday, Usha revealed the news on Twitter and said: "IAAF Veteran Pin for the long and meritorious...

18-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Sensex opens flat, Yes Bank tanks 10%

Sensex traded slightly lower after opening on a flat note on Thursday.At 10.14 a.m., the Sensex was trading 55.45 points lower at 39,160.19. It opened at 39,204.47 from its Wednesday's close 39,215.64.The Nifty was trading 20.10 points lower at 11,667.40.Yes...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Google removes stalker apps that may have spied on you

Google has removed seven stalker apps that were available on its Play Store as apps for children's safety or finding stolen phones but were being used to stalk employees, romantic partners or kids.The apps were able to track the surveilled person's location,...

18-Jul-2019 London

Jason Roy receives maiden Test call-up

 Swashbuckling opener Jason Roy has been named, for the first time, in England's 13-member Test squad for the match against Ireland which will be played at Lord's from July 24.Roy played a star role in England's World Cup victory, hitting 443 runs in seven innings...

18-Jul-2019 Islamabad

Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan, sent to judicial remand

One of the most wanted terrorists in India, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack and several cases of terror crime in the country and Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested in Pakistan by the counter terrorism unit on Wednesday and sent to...

19-Jul-2019

19-Jul-2019 New Delhi

2 Afghans among 5 held with 150 kgs of heroin

Delhi Police has busted a drug racket and arrested five persons, including two Afghan nationals, from south Delhi's Zakir Nagar, seizing 150 kgs of Afghan heroin worth Rs 600 crore in the international market.Shinwari Rehmat,30, and Akhtar Mohammad Shinwari,...

19-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

Pro Kabaddi League captains geared up for seventh season

The second most costliest league in country after the Indian Premier League -- the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) -- is all set to kick-off its seventh season on Saturday.On the eve of the opening match, all the twelve captains of the PKL came together to express...

19-Jul-2019 Srinagar

Hangul numbers 'alarming', but not beyond redemption: Official

Hangul or the Indian elk found exclusively in the higher rises of the Kashmir Valley is said to be in the red zone. A senior wildlife warden who has spent over a decade looking after their population inside the Dachigam National Park on Friday said the overall...

19-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets LED illumination

In a magnificent first, the Mughal-era Safdarjung's Tomb will be seen illuminated with architectural LED lights after sunset.The historic monument, a sandstone and marble mausoleum of Nawab Safdar Jung built in the 18th century, was illuminated following...

19-Jul-2019 Mandi

Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated the Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery complex at Bindravani in Mandi which has been reinstalled by Puratatva Chetna Sangh.Speaking on the occasion, he said that the President of Puratatva Chetna Sangh Birbal Sharma...

19-Jul-2019 Mandi

Jai Ram Thakur receives Victory Flame at Mandi

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur received the 'Victory Flame' at Mandi today that illuminated from the National War Memorial, New Delhi on July, 14 to mark the 20th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas.Paying his rich tributes to the brave martyrs of the nation,...

19-Jul-2019 Sangh Dhesian (Phillaur, Jalandhar)

Chaudhary Inaugurate Mega Facilitation Camp Under Mgsvy At Sangh Dhesian

The mega public facilitation camp organised by the district administration today under the Mahatama Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna (MGSVY) today got an overwhelming response as around 1321 people registered themselves for availing the benefits of the various...

19-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

BJP launches campaign drive at Sukhna Lake

BJP Chandigarh is determined to leave no stone unturned for reaching the goal of 1.25 lakh new members during the ongoing national membership drive.The party has been organizing camps across the city to reach the Chandigarh its but went a step ahead by organizing...

19-Jul-2019 Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh)

Priyanka Gandhi detained in UP, refuses to leave

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute...

19-Jul-2019 Dhaka

Floods put over 4 million people at risk in Bangladesh

Torrential rains in the northern and southeastern parts of Bangladesh have put more than 4 million people at risk of food insecurity and disease, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said.Thousands are left stranded, without...

19-Jul-2019 Ludhiana

LIT Chairman Raman Balasubramaniam meets Braham Mohindera

Local Government Department Minister  Braham Mohindera held meeting with newly appointed Chairman of Ludhiana Improvement Trust Sh Raman Bala Subramanium to take up the issues of Ludhiana Improvement Trust which have been unaddressed for a long time.While...

19-Jul-2019 Ahmedabad

Kiren Rijiju aunches AIFF Golden Baby Leagues Handbook 2019-20

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, along with Kushal Das, General Secretary of AIFF, launched the AIFF Golden Baby Leagues Handbook 2019-20 on the sidelines of the Intercontinental Cup in Ahmedabad.The launch also marked the renaming of the 'AIFF Baby Leagues'...

19-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Crucial files from Sidhu's previous department go missing

In a major goof-up, crucial government files, including one pertaining to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in a case of Rs 1,144-crore Ludhiana City Centre scam, have gone missing from the previous department of Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.The...

19-Jul-2019 Kabul

9 killed, 33 injured in blast outside Kabul University

At least nine people were killed and 33 others injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car near a gate of Kabul University here on Friday, officials said.The blast occurred around 7.10 a.m. (local time) near the southern gate of the...

19-Jul-2019 San Francisco

YouTube Music now lets users switch from audio to video

After matching over five million audio tracks with their official videos, YouTube Music is now letting premium users to transit from the audio of a track to watching the music video without any pauses or interruptions."Switching between audio songs to music...

19-Jul-2019 Washington

US warship destroys Iranian drone : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.Speaking at the White House on Thursday, Trump said that USS Boxer, an amphibious assault ship of the US Navy, destroyed the drone that threatened...

19-Jul-2019

'Kadaram Kondan ': Decent if not effective review

The Kamal Haasan-produced film is based on a French thriller named "Point Blank", and is not one of those run-of-the-mill, star-studded action films that are all style and no substance. It comes across as a decent attempt at giving the Tamil audience a Hollywood-style...

19-Jul-2019 Mumbai

'Mission Mangal' trailer sets off meme fest

The trailer of "Mission Mangal" has inspired hilarious memes from a section of social media.Among the most popular ones was actor Akshay Kumar's dialogue: "Mujhe abhi tak nahi pata kaise karenge, par karenge sir. Karna hi hoga (I still don't know how we...

19-Jul-2019 Mumbai

My parents want me to date 'susheel ladka' : Sonakshi Sinha

Actress Sonakshi Sinha's parents want her to date a "susheel ladka", and she says it is hard to find someone like that in Bollywood.Asked for her views of dating someone in the industry, Sonakshi said: "My parents want me to date a 'susheel ladka' and no one...

19-Jul-2019 Mumbai

'Family Of Thakurganj': Familiar hang-ups

The first thing you notice about "Family Of Thakurganj" is the sheer number of influences that overshadow its effort at storytelling. It is almost as if director Manoj K. Jha was trying to cross the thematic essentials of "Gangs Of Wasseypur" with the smalltown...

19-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Windies tour perfect chance to look at future beyond Dhoni

Talks of M.S. Dhonis future have made headlines right from his struggle against England in the group stage encounter at Edgbaston in the World Cup. While the team management has made it clear that they havent heard from the former India skipper, it is also...

19-Jul-2019 New Delhi

We are children of sages, not monkeys: Satyapal Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Satyapal Singh on Friday hit out at the opposition over their resistance against The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019, saying that Indian culture never talked about human rights, rather it emphasised on developing...

19-Jul-2019 Patna

Lightning kills 7 Dalit children in Bihar

Eight people, including seven children, were killed in Bihar's Nawada district on Friday when they were struck by lightning, officials said. All the victims belonging to the Mushahar community, poorest of the poor Dalits.Eight other children were injured in...

19-Jul-2019 London

Will miss Indian players in Euro T20 Slam : Rashid Khan

Afghanistan captain and star leg-spinner Rashid Khan on Friday said he would miss Indian players in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam, adding that he hopes some of them would be there to take part in the meet.The player auction of the Euro T20 Slam which will take place...

19-Jul-2019 Mumbai

'Lootcase' a welcome break from intense roles : Rasika Dugal

Actress Rasika Dugal says shooting for the comedy film "Lootcase" was a much-needed break from the intensity of her other projects.Rasika is known for projects like "Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost", "Manto", "Hamid" and "Delhi Crime"."Shooting for 'Lootcase'...

19-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Men don't need to scream about equality : Anusha Dandekar

Popular TV host and video jockey Anusha Dandekar feels there is not a need for men to scream from their rooftops about equality or empowerment.Instead, it is basic understanding."We don't need men to scream from their rooftops about equality or empowerment....

20-Jul-2019

20-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Sheila Dikshit, who changed the face of Delhi, dead

Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, whose contribution to transforming Delhi was acknowledged by party colleagues and political adversaries alike, passed away on Saturday following cardiac...

20-Jul-2019 Ramban

3 killed, 4 injured in J&K's Ramban road accident

Three people were killed and four injured on Saturday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district.Police said that the incident happened when a taxi went out of the driver's control and fell into a gorge near Ukhriyal Link Road in Banihal area...

20-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates NSG facility at CCMB

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) facility at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad today. The facility includes technology...

20-Jul-2019 Kolkata

Dump EVMs, bring back ballot papers : Mamata Banerjee

Reiterating her demand for use of the ballot paper instead of the electronic voting machines (EVMs), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Saturday electoral reforms were must for ensuring transparency...

20-Jul-2019 Beijing

15 killed in China gas factory blast

At least 15 people have been killed and 15 others severely injured after an explosion ripped through a gas plant in China's Henan province, authorities said on Saturday.A device in the gas factory owned by the Henan Coal...

20-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Ayushmann Khurrana only choice for 'Dream Girl': Director

Writer-turned-debutant director Raaj Shaandilyaa, who is setting the bar high on expectation with his film, "Dream Girl", says that he only had Ayushmann Khurrana in mind for the lead role of his film, because no one else would be able to pull off a cross-dressed character.The...

20-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Making 'Golmaal' films is my duty: Rohit Shetty

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty feels that his successful franchise "Golmaal" has become a household brand, so much so that it has become his duty to make a new film in the series every now and then."I feel making 'Golmaal' has now...

20-Jul-2019 Mumbai

'Indu Sarkar' included in National Film Archives

Madhur Bhandarkar's political thriller "Indu Sarkar" has been included in the National Film Archives of India (NFAI). The National Award-winning director took to Twiter to announce the news."Happy to announce film 'Indu...

20-Jul-2019 Chennai

Nirmala Sitharaman on why she taxed super rich more

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the tax on the super rich is a small expectation from them to contribute a little more for the poor.She was here to inaugurate the International Business Conference of Nagarathars organised by the Nagarathar...

20-Jul-2019 New Delhi

BJP trying to suppress democracy : Rahul Gandhi

Outgoing Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government of trying to suppress democracy by cutting the electricity and water supply at the Chunar guest house, where his sister...

20-Jul-2019 New York

One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP

Suffering from low blood pressure? Do an hour or more of daily exercise and stay hydrated to improve the condition and control fainting or dizziness episodes, finds a NASA-funded study on astronauts.The study is the first...

20-Jul-2019 Mumbai

'The Lion King': Rs 13.17-cr haul on day 1 in India

"The Lion King" has registered a business of Rs 13.17 crore on its opening day in India, and the trade believes the film will only seen an upturn in collections over the weekend. Many feel it could record the third-highest opening weekend for a Hollywood...

20-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Dumped baby girl saved by stray dogs

In a shocking incident in Haryana -- infamous for its skewed sex ratio -- a newly born girl, wrapped in plastic, was dumped by a woman in a drain near Kaithal town, police said.A pack of stray dogs pulled the wailing child...

20-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Aparshakti Khurana joins 'Pati Patni Aur Woh'

Actor Aparshakti Khurana has been roped in to play a pivotal part in the upcoming film "Pati Patni Aur Woh".The film is being directed by Mudassar Aziz and produced by Bhushan Kumar. It also features Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi...

20-Jul-2019 Kabul

24 militants killed in missile strikes in Afghanistan

At least 24 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured in guided missile strikes in Afghanistan, military said on Saturday."Based on intelligence reports, 24 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others wounded in guided missile strikes in Uruzgan...

20-Jul-2019 Mirzapur

Is it a crime to wipe tears : Priyanka asks BJP government

In a bid to put the BJP in the dock over her detention, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday asked if it was a crime to wipe the tears of the families of victims of the Sonebhadra carnage."Is it a crime to wipe the tears of these...

20-Jul-2019 San Francisco

Twitter to soon explain why certain tweets are unavailable

You will soon be able to know why certain tweets go unavailable in your conversation thread on Twitter. The micro-blogging platform is working on to "add context" to "this tweet is unavailable" notices."We're fixing the issue where you see so many 'This...

20-Jul-2019 New Delhi

NRC: An exercise in focus

The exercise to finalise the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is under tremendous focus as it is aimed at identifying illegal immigrants for their deportation.The exercise is being carried out under the supervision of the Supreme Court which...

20-Jul-2019 London

Not fair to win the World Cup like that : Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan's...

20-Jul-2019 Baghdad

10 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq

A total of 10 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in an airstrike by the US-led coalition aircraft in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, the Iraqi military said.Acting on intelligence reports, the coalition aircraft on Friday attacked an IS...

20-Jul-2019 Hoshiarpur

Punjab's first ‘Hall of Kindness' inaugurated

Punjab's first ‘Hall of Kindness' has been opened by the Red Cross Society at Hoshiarpur today. At this hall, donations will be provided to the needy in form of clothes, toys, furniture and other home-appliances free of charge. Used but re-usable materials, home...

20-Jul-2019 Shimla

Meeting on Techno-legal regime for construction activities held

A meeting on techno-legal regime for construction activities was held here yesterday under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary Revenue and Disaster Management Onkar Chand Sharma.Onkar Chand Sharma said that Urban Development Department will share the...

20-Jul-2019 Shimla

A meeting to develop Earthquake Early Warning System held

A meeting to develop Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) System in Himachal Pradesh was held under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary Revenue and Disaster Management Onkar Chand Sharma here today.Shri Sharma said that seismic hazard is very high as maximum...

20-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Improving defence & finishing skills our focus : Manpreet Singh

India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh said on Saturday that going into the Olympic qualifiers, the focus of the team has been on improving their performance at the two ends of the pitch. "All our recent training sessions have been about improving our defence...

20-Jul-2019 Kathua

Kashmir issue will be resolved soon: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday the Kashmir issue would be resolved soon and no power on earth could stop the final resolution.Addressing a meeting after inaugurating a bridge on the river Ujh in the Kathua district, Singh said, "I am saying...

20-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit dead

Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at a private hospital here following cardiac arrest. She was 81.According to the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Dikshit, who was Chief Minister for three consecutive...

20-Jul-2019 Patiala

Preneet Kaur’s Aspiring Goal-oriented Plans

Preneet Kaur, now active Indian politician, was born on 3 October, 1944 in Shimla. She has the distinction to be the daughter of an I.C.S. (now called I.A.S.) officer S. Gian Singh Kahlon and mother Satinder Kaur. S. Gian Singh got a golden opportunity to be...

20-Jul-2019 Shimla

Excise and Taxation department collects Rs. 6421.55 crore

The Excise and Taxation department collected Rs. 6421.55 crores towards government ex-chequer during the financial year 2018-19 against the target of Rs. 5860.63 crores whereas the department has collected Rs. 1159.74 crores up to May, 2019 during current...

20-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Much Love To My Extended Fan-Fam : Niharica Raizada

After her role in super hit film “Total Dhamaal” actress Niharica Raizada just wrapped the first action schedule of the Rohit Shetty extravaganza “Sooryavanshi,” starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif, and now climbs the social media ladder faster than anyone.The...

20-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Rajeev Khandelwal’s look as a cop out from film Pranaam

Ever since the makers have launched the first look of their upcoming film Pranaam which has Rajeev Khandelwal in the lead, the curiosity among the fans have risen up. And now, still from the film where Khandelwal is dressed as a cop has come out. When asked...