3:21 pm - Friday September 25, 2020

Latest News Page 11

Aadhaar For NRIs On Arrival Without Wait...

Aadhaar For NRIs On Arrival Without Waiting: Nirmala Sitharaman In Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Union Budget that non-resident Indians (NRIs) may get Aadhaar cards on arrival, without the mandatory waiting period. NRIs currently need to have spent 180 days to be eligible for an Aadhaar card. The government plans to enable them to apply for an... read more »

ICC World Cup 2019: Why MS Dhoni is usin...

ICC World Cup 2019: Why MS Dhoni is using different bat logos in the tourna...

MS Dhoni has been using three different logos on his bat in the World Cup(Reuters) Former India captain MS Dhoni has always been known for making unusual decisions which keeps his fans and people astonished. Be it giving the last over to the then inexperienced Joginder Sharma in the 2007 T20I... read more »

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 14...

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 14: Shahid Kapoor-Kiara Advani film c...

In Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor plays the role of a doctor who becomes self-destructive when his girlfriend is married to another man. After hitting the double century at the box office, Kabir Singh is still going strong. The film, which bagged Rs 134.42 crore in the first week of its release, hit... read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature ToF sensor

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G’s hexa-camera setup on both the front and back includes an additional Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor for 3D sensing and more accurate facial recognition. The sensor can also be used for augmented reality features, better portrait mode shots and more. Now, Samsung is said to... read more »

Subscribe to Africa

Africa

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

Rainbow Nation bids adieu to Mandela with song and dance

 A memorial service has begun for former South African President Nelson Mandela at an open-air football stadium in Soweto on Tuesday, with rain falling steadily on the crowd that includes family... read more »

'Mandela needs to be re-invoked'

Over 90 high-profile guests to attend Mandela̵...

Johannesburg – A total of 91 high-profile guests, including heads of state and government and 10 former heads of state, had confirmed by... read more »

South African airspace ready to serve Mandela mourning ...

South African airspace ready to serve Mandela mourning activities

Johannesburg – The South African civil aviation system announced Monday that they are ready to serve Mandela mourning activities. “Measures have... read more »

Upset family seeks to ban Nelson Mandela’s grands...

Upset family seeks to ban Nelson Mandela's grandson from funeral

London – Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s grandson might face a ban on attending his funeral following months-long bitter family... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s daughter saw him losing grip on ...

Nelson Mandela's daughter saw him losing grip on life

London – Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s eldest daughter has said that the doctors already knew his father would die on Thursday... read more »

Subscribe to Asia

Asia

US trains Iraqis for house-to-house battle against IS

TAJI BASE, Iraq: A team of camouflage-clad Iraqi soldiers lines up near the door of a one-storey house north of Baghdad with rifles ready, preparing to enter and search it. For now, there are no... read more »

Car bomb kills 37 at Yemen police academy

SANAA: A car bomb tore through dozens of Yemenis lined up at a police academy in Sanaa Wednesday, leaving 37 dead in the latest attack to highlight... read more »

Live: Sri Lanka votes in tightest election in decades

Sri Lankans began voting on Thursday in a tightly fought presidential election, with incumbent Mahinda Rajapakse seeking a record third term in office amid a... read more »

Syria conflict: 76,000 die in deadliest year – ac...

The year 2014 was the deadliest year yet in Syria’s four-year conflict, with over 76,000 killed, activists say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for... read more »

Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa regime losing its grip

Manmohan Singh’s letter to me does not address Tamil issue: President Rajapaksa

Delhi: Casino mogul James Packer must wish he could vote in Sri Lanka’s presidential elections next Thursday. Not only is the main challenger... read more »

Subscribe to Business

Business

Tips to Reduce Your Factory & Warehouse Insurance Premium

While it is a necessity to buy a comprehensive insurance policy to insure your factory & warehouse, there are various pragmatic ways through which a business owner can get the complete value of... read more »

archive-wide-2-thumb.jpg

Heavy Bikes, Luxury Yachts, Private Jets to Attrac...

Srinagar: Motorcycles of more than 350 cc engine capacity will attract a total of 31 percent tax under the GST regime, same as the tax incidence on... read more »

SBI’s bad loans didn’t affect it much. Here’s the proof...

State Bank of India reported its highest profit in six quarters on lower provisions for bad loans last quarter, but investors were wary about the outlook for... read more »

Cognizant to hire more in US, optimise workforce

Chennai: US-headquartered Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS), which has over a third of its workforce in India, has said it will rationalise its cost... read more »

View: Indian diplomacy rises above the stratosphere

With imaginative use of India’s low-cost space capability, Prime Minister Narendra Mod has improved India’s none-too-smooth relations in the South Asian... read more »

Subscribe to China

China

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

Beijing – Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hong Lei has strongly refuted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent remarks on China’s East China Sea Air Defence... read more »

China to strengthen supervision of officials' assets reports

China to safeguard national food security

Beijing –  China will safeguard national food security while continuing to pursue the sustainable development of agriculture, an official... read more »

China asks Japan to halt provocation

China asks Japan to halt provocation

Beijing – China has asked Japan to immediately stop all of its provocative actions over the ownership of Diaoyu Islands. Reacting to a video clip on the... read more »

Chinese reform encouraging, says World Bank chief

Chinese reform encouraging, says World Bank chief

Washington – The recent reform measures announced by the Chinese government are encouraging, and the US Federal Reserve needs to exit the current... read more »

China allegedly withholds residence visas for NYT, Bloo...

China allegedly withholds residence visas for NYT, Bloomberg reporters

Beijing – China has been reportedly withholding residence visas for the New York Times (NYT) and Bloomberg reporters over the agencies’ investigative... read more »

Subscribe to Cricket

Cricket

World Cup 2015: Ashwin is right up there with Vettori, says Musht...

NAPIER: Mushtaq Ahmed was Imran Khan’s goto man in the 1992 World Cup which Pakistan won. Now, he is in charge of the Pakistani spin attack, trying to make an impact on the hard and bouncy... read more »

ICC Cricket WC 2015: Pakistan crush UAE by 129 run...

Convincing victory for Pakistan as they crush UAE by 129 runs in a Pool B encounter at Napier, New Zealand. UAE batsmen looked under immense... read more »

England not playing with fear: Stuart Broad

Hitting out at former captain Michael Vaughan, who had said England are “playing with fear”, fast bowler Stuart Broad has denied the... read more »

DD can share feed of WC matches with private cable oper...

Public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) can continue to share live feed of cricket World Cup matches with private cable operators as the Supreme Court on Friday... read more »

World Cup 2015: New Zealand thrashes England by 8 wicke...

Tim Southee took 7-33 in the most destructive spell in New Zealand’s limited-overs history and Brendon McCullum made the fastest 50 in a Cricket World Cup... read more »

Subscribe to Economy

Economy

Sensex trades flat during early session

Sensex closes flat; capital goods stocks plunge

Mumbai – A key index of the Indian equities markets Tuesday closed flat as a result of profit bookings, a day after it rallied 329.89 points, on the back of the recent state election... read more »

Capital goods stocks drop

Sensex trades flat during pre-noon session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets! was trading flat at 82.18 points or 0.39 percent down in the pre-noon trade... read more »

Rupee rises 28 paise to 2-month high at 61.13 against d...

Rupee rises 28 paise to 2-month high at 61.13 against dollar

The rupee surged to its highest level in nearly four months in intra-day trade and fell back to close with a 28 paise gain at 61.13 against the dollar on... read more »

Air India asks employees on sabbatical to return to wor...

Air India asks employees on sabbatical to return to work or quit Air India asks employees on sabbatical to return to work or quit

Mumbai -: Five years after it had announced a sabbatical scheme for its staff to reduce the bulging salary bill, national air carrier Air India has asked the... read more »

Obama pushes for extension of unemployment benefits

Obama pushes for extension of unemployment benefits

Washington – President Barack Obama Saturday urged lawmakers to extend unemployment benefits for millions of unemployed Americans before Christmas to... read more »

Subscribe to Education

Education

University Grants Commission ‘allows’ IISc to continu...

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is understood to have allowed IISc Bangalore to continue with the four-year undergraduate programme. Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was among... read more »

IISc Bangalore in talks with UGC over 4-year cours...

BANGALORE: The Universities Grants Commission (UGC) may have asked the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, to discontinue its four-year... read more »

TN to introduce 163 new courses in Arts, Science colleg...

As part of her government’s effort to give a boost to the Higher Education sector, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday proposed introducing 163... read more »

A journalism course for the visually-impaired students

MYSORE – JSS Mahavidyapeetha, has introduced a mass communication and journalism course for visually-impaired students at JSS Polytechnic For The... read more »

NET to be held under CBSE’s watch

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday decided to “outsource” the conduct of the National Eligibility Test (NET) for university-level teaching... read more »

Subscribe to Entertainment

Entertainment

Sadak 2: Pooja Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt and Mahesh Bhatt to re-team for...

Remember the 1991 Mahesh Bhatt film Sadak starring Sanjay Dutt?   Dutt played a young man in love with a sex worker (played by Pooja Bhatt) and fights against all odds to be with her. Now we... read more »

PIX: Irrfan, Sunidhi on The Kapil Sharma Show

Irrfan Khan and Deepak Dobriyal visited The Kapil Sharma Show to promote their film Hindi Medium. They were accompanied by Dishita Sehgal, who... read more »

Rajinikanth’s 2.0 is Shankar’s baby all the...

B Jeyamohan, the controversial writer of short stories, novels and screenplays, is co-writing the script for 2.0, India’s most expensive movie ever, piping... read more »

EE PICS: Rana Daggubati shares candid photos on the set...

Ahead of the release of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Conclusion, Rana Daggubati took to Instagram to share of picture of him on the sets. With just 11... read more »

Zeenat Aman: Priyanka Chopra Will Be Ideal For My Biopi...

Veteran actress Zeenat Aman, who is still remembered for her bold character in Dev Anand’s “Hare Rama Hare Krishna”, says that Priyanka Chopra would be... read more »

Subscribe to Europe

Europe

Coalition deal reached in Germany

Coalition deal reached in Germany

Leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative-led bloc and the Centre-Left Social Democratic Party reached a coalition agreement early Wednesday, negotiators said. The SPD and the... read more »

EU threatens to freeze data sharing with US

EU threatens to freeze data sharing with US

London – The European Union’s (EU) justice and rights commissioner Viviane Reding has threatened to halt data-sharing arrangements with... read more »

Rebekah Brooks once told Colin Montgomerie’s ex-w...

Rebekah Brooks once told Colin Montgomerie's ex-wife 'hacking voicemails easy'

London – Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks once reportedly told Eimear Cook, the ex-wife of golfer Colin Montgomerie, that it was easy to... read more »

Germany, US agree on efforts to rebuild trust

Germany, US agree on efforts to rebuild trust

Berlin – The US and German politicians agreed on efforts to rebuild trust during the visit by a delegation of US lawmakers led by senator Christ Murphy... read more »

Blairs angry and confused over Tony’s affair with Murdo...

Blairs angry and confused over Tony’s affair with Murdoch's ex-wife Wendi Deng claims

London – Former British prime minister Tony Blair’s wife Cherie is fuming over claims that her husband had affair with Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife... read more »

Subscribe to Far East

Far East

Two South Korean firms in Kaesong to close operations

South Korean lawmakers head to Kaesong complex

Seoul – A group of South Korea lawmakers crossed the border line separating North and South Korea into the Kaesong industrial complex to make an on-site inspection during the parliamentary... read more »

Abhisit Vejjajiva

Ex-Thai PM to file lawsuit against public prosecut...

Bangkok – Former prime minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva Tuesday said he would file a lawsuit against the Office of Attorney General for... read more »

Japan’s NRA urges Tepco to prevent mishaps at crippled ...

Japan ruling-party panel to propose break-of Fukushima operator

Washington – Japanese nuclear regulator has urged Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) to improve working conditions at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant... read more »

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes off Japan’s east...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes off Japan's east coast: USGS

Tokyo –  A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the US Geological Survey reported, but no tsunami warning was... read more »

More tsunami advisories issued after strong quake hit o...

More tsunami advisories issued after strong quake hit off NE Japan

TOKYO – More tsunami advisories were issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) early Saturday after a 7. 1 magnitude quake hit off Fukushima... read more »

Subscribe to Featured

Featured

Poverty the key trigger of violence, say Indian kids

Poverty the key trigger of violence, say Indian kids

By Prantick Majumder New Delhi – Children across the world are aware of the causes of violence in their countries and 50 percent of children in India said poverty was the key trigger,... read more »

Agra's homeless get new night shelters

Agra’s homeless get new night shelters

By Brij Khandelwal Agra – Good Samaritans in the Taj city have got together to open night shelters free of cost for the poor and the homeless,... read more »

Sachin’s Bharat Ratna gladdens and saddens, say P...

Sachin's Bharat Ratna gladdens and saddens, say Phalke kin

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai – Descendents of Dadasaheb Phalke, the ‘Father of Indian Cinema’, were thrilled when master blaster Sachin Tendulkar... read more »

Bees, wasps and hornets

Bees, wasps and hornets

A long time ago, I was bitten by a bee on the nape of my neck. My husband immediately ran inside, cut a potato in half and applied it to the sting. It worked... read more »

Nobel laureate author Doris Lessing dies at 94

Nobel laureate author Doris Lessing dies at 94

London – British Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died Sunday here at her home. She was 94. She “passed away peacefully at her London home... read more »

Subscribe to Food

Food

Roast chicken with potatoes and veggies

My earliest memory of food: I remember eating cereal as a child. My favourite cereals were choco pops and fruity loops with milk. My favourite recipe: It’s a classic dish. I love roast chicken... read more »

Fresh fruit ice creams to beat the heat

If eating ice creams is one of your ways to cool down during summers, this time around, give the artificial flavours a miss and try fresh fruit in... read more »

This summer, make a cold soup

Considered to be a wholesome meal by itself, chilled gazpachos and cucumber broths are perfect for the sweltering heat Can’t bear the thought of a hot... read more »

Five rules of eating sushi

Here are the rules you should go by – Firstly, you do not use the chopsticks to pass food to another. That is actually said to be like giving the bones... read more »

Grab these fruits before they’re gone!

We have a reason to be happy! The city will see Monsoon, most likely, by mid June. But, with rains knocking on our door, there are few seasonal fruits that... read more »

Subscribe to Football

Football

Germany inflict historic 7-1 World Cup rout on Brazil

Germany inflicted a historic 7-1 rout on hosts Brazil on Tuesday to reach the World Cup final as Miroslav Klose became the all-time leading scorer in the history of the tournament. Brazil have never... read more »

Best yet to come from Germany: Joachim Loew

Joachim Loew insists that the best is yet to come from his side on the eve of Friday’s World Cup quarterfinal against France. Loew’s... read more »

We don’t care about winning ugly, we just want to...

Brazil striker Neymar has admitted he is happy to win ugly as he looks to take another step towards delivering his country’s sixth World Cup on home... read more »

Venezuela eager for Maradona to coach national team

Venezuelan media on Wednesday welcomed the news that Argentina’s former star footballer Diego Maradona might coach their national team. Maradona... read more »

Belgium hang on to defeat U.S.

SALVADOR, Brazil — Kevin De Bruyne turned a heroic night for U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard into defeat on Tuesday with an extra-time goal and an assist... read more »

Subscribe to Gold & Metals

Gold & Metals

Gold price to remain range-bound

Gold price retreated on Saturday after scaling a monthly high of Rs.28,585 per 10 gram in Mumbai on Friday. The yellow metal reacted on unwinding by stockists by Rs.190 to close the week at... read more »

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

Gold climbs Rs. 300 on seasonal buying, firming gl...

Continuing its rising streak, gold prices flared up by Rs. 300 to Rs. 28,800 per ten gram in the national capital on Thursday on sustained buying by... read more »

Gold gains Rs. 110 on festive season demand, global cue...

Gold prices jumped by Rs. 110 to Rs. 28,500 per 10 grams in the national capital on Wednesday on festive season demand and positive global cues. Besides,... read more »

Gold prices recover marginally; silver remains higher

NEW DELHI: Gold prices witnessed a modest rebound of Rs 45 to Rs 28,245 after declining for two days at the bullion market here on Thursday following... read more »

Gold, silver extend losses on global cues, sluggish dem...

Gold remained under pressure for the second straight day and declined by Rs 100 to Rs 28,100 per 10 grams in the national capital on Friday on weak cues from... read more »

Subscribe to Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

8 healthy foods every woman must eat

While eating healthy is essential for both the sexes, men and women have different dietary requirements. Here are some foods that every woman must include in her diet…Flax seedsHave flax seeds... read more »

Daily breakfast may protect kids from diabetes

Make sure that your kids do not skip breakfast as researchers have found that regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower... read more »

Do you wake up with a headache?

Have you been waking up with a headache quite often these days? If yes, then it’s high time to stop neglecting it. Start with finding out what triggers... read more »

Have a ‘tomato pill’ for super heart health

Lycopene – a powerful antioxidant that is 10 times more potent than vitamin E – is good for your heart. “There is a wealth of research that... read more »

Train your mind before your body

Your inability to drag yourself to the gym is only in your head. Here’s how to overcome it and train your brain. Exercise not only makes you feel... read more »

Subscribe to Investing

Investing

Gold Falls by Rs 45 to Rs 27,265 on Sluggish Demand

New Delhi: In a mixed pattern of trading, gold prices declined by Rs 45 to Rs 27,265 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Monday, owing to slackened demand from jewelers at prevailing levels even... read more »

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

NEW DELHI: Any revision in gold import duty is unlikely to take place before the Budget and there is no proposal as of now to reduce the 10 per... read more »

With gold prices falling, jewellers increase inventory ...

Trying to tap the falling gold prices, lakhs of jewellers across the country are increasing their inventory levels. Around 225 tonne of gold was imported in... read more »

Appetite for jewellery boosts India gold demand: WGC

Indian appetite for gold jumped by more than a third in the last quarter, in sharp contrast to the rest of the world, boosted by jewellery demand for the... read more »

Gold, silver at multi-year lows on overseas cues

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver prices slumped to their multi-year lows to trade at Rs 25,800 per 10 grams and Rs 34,900 per kg, respectively in the national... read more »

Subscribe to Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Indian designer gives sarees whole new avatars

While we never get tired of the traditional way of draping a saree, the ethnic Indian attire has bloomed out to new silhouettes, cuts, and draping styles in recent times. Now, Indian designer Lalit... read more »

Power of Purse! Expensive designer bags are convey...

There’s a lot more to a handbag than just carrying things, as women use high-end handbags and other expensive accessories to signal other... read more »

Foodies beware! Junk food could make you ‘depress...

If you love gorging on fast food, chances are that you might end up being depressed, claims a new study. San Diego State University researchers analysed... read more »

Working moms readily accepted now

Societal acceptance of working mothers is now a given and is at an all-time high, says a new study. Researchers analysed data from nearly 600,000 respondents... read more »

Say no to vitamin B12 to keep pimples at bay

Tired of pimples on your skin? A new research claims that staying away from vitamin B12 will keep off painful acne. According to the new UCLA research, the... read more »

Subscribe to Middle East

Middle East

Israel, Gaza violence defies truce ‘deal’

GAZA CITY, Palestinian territories: Israeli jets bombed targets across Gaza on Thursday, retaliating to Palestinian rocket attacks in spiraling violence that left a truce extension teetering on the... read more »

Suicide bomber attacks checkpoint near new Iraq PM...

BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber attacked a checkpoint near the Baghdad home of new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday, two police sources and... read more »

Gaza truce ends with Israel claim of Hamas rocket fire

The Israeli military claimed renewed rocket fire by Gaza militants after a three-day truce expired on Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal... read more »

Gaza truce ends with Israel claim of Hamas rocket fire

The Israeli military claimed renewed rocket fire by Gaza militants after a three-day truce expired on Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal... read more »

Arabs see Gaza war stoppage as Hamas victory despite de...

Arab reactions to what seems to be the end of the Gaza war, for now, has been schizophrenic in that there has been widespread condemnation of Israel’s... read more »

Subscribe to National

National

BJP Is Behind Hardik Patel’s Controversial CDS: Akhilesh Yadav?

Kanpur: Sp National President Akhilesh Yadav on wednesday held BJP responsible for allegedly releasing ‘Intercourse’ CDS wherein patidar chief hardik patel is said to be seen with a lady... read more »

Delhi Smog: Get The Message Across To School Child...

Ensuring fine education is impossible without ensuring that the surroundings is secure and cozy for children to research. the Triumphing fitness... read more »

Modi Remains ‘By Far’ Most Popular Figure In Indian Pol...

Washington: High Minister Narendra Modi stays “With the Aid of Far” The most famous determine in Indian politics, The pew stated on wednesday,... read more »

Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP MLAS Keep Fingers Crossed O...

New Delhi: Many BJP mlas are stated to be worried that pm modi and party leader Amit Shah can also put into effect their timetested components of denying... read more »

Tamil Nadu Rains: Schools Shut In Chennai, Tiruvallur, ...

As Rains preserve to lash Tamil Nadu, Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and kancheepuram districts will stay closed today. the declaration became made by using... read more »

Subscribe to North America

North America

Merkel hails Greek progress in cutting debt

Merkel hails Greek progress in cutting debt

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday praised the progress Greece has made in cutting debt while meeting her Greek counterpart, but said more could be done in its efforts to overcome... read more »

Population of homeless people in NY City and LA has increased by 27 percent

Population of homeless people in NY City and LA ha...

Federal statistics from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) annual survey of over 3,000 cities and counties show the number... read more »

Kerry blames Muslim Brotherhood for ‘stealing’ Eg...

Kerry blames Muslim Brotherhood for 'stealing’ Egypt revolution

Washington – Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood of having ‘stolen’ the revolution that toppled longtime autocrat... read more »

US-Iran nuke dispute might end in six months, says Obam...

Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal against 'tough talk and bluster'

Islamabad – President Barack Obama has said that the United States could diplomatically resolve its nuclear dispute with Iran in the next six... read more »

US can access Britons’ personal data under secret...

US can access Britons' personal data under secret deal

London – The US National Security Agency has stored the personal electronic data of British citizens under a secret deal with London, according to files... read more »

Subscribe to Politics

Politics

Former allies will return to NDA: Gadkari

North east development assured with 10K road connectivity by 2020

The Central Government has been taking several initiatives to accelerate development work in the north-eastern region, especially to improve road and rail connectivity. A number of infrastructure... read more »

Strong India-USA ties will benefit people of the w...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that strong relations between New Delhi and Washington DC will benefit people of both countries and... read more »

Hindu religion has solution to all problems in world

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday said Hindu religion has solution for all the problems in the worldHindu religion has solutions for all the problems of the... read more »

Jaitley meets PM Modi, Amit Shah amid raging Lalitgate

Amid the raging row over two top BJP leaders helping scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday separately met Prime... read more »

Despite signs of truce, Yadav and Bhushan offered to qu...

Aam Aadmi Party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, who were in the middle of a bitter infighting, have offered to quit from all party posts provided... read more »

Subscribe to Sci - Tech

Sci - Tech

Aussie scientists’ time travel breakthrough

A group at University of Queensland physicists have used light particles to simulate a key process that indicates how time travel might be possible despite well-known clashing theories. Led by PhD... read more »

New type of dust discovered on Mars

A weird new kind of dust has been discovered in the Martian atmosphere by scientists using ultraviolet and infrared imaging techniques. A group of... read more »

NASA Telescope Captures Rare Supernova Explosion

The Spitzer Space Telescope revealed images of a supernova explosion in which a dead star sucked off the remaining cosmic energy of an aging star. NASA... read more »

NASA sends hi-tech ‘sandals’ into space

NASA has sent a pair of high-tech ‘space sandals’ to the International Space Station (ISS) to better understand how heavy loads can damage an... read more »

Students find 7,000-year-old mummy

ARICA, CHILE (ARICA TV/CNN) – A group of students in Chile made an incredible discovery while out on an archaeological dig, a 7,000-year-old mummy. The... read more »

Subscribe to South Asia

South Asia

Musharraf trial: Court wants security tightened

Musharraf trial: Court wants security tightened

Islamabad – The Islamabad Anti-Terrorist Court Friday granted former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s request for exemption from appearing before it in the judges’ detention case, and... read more »

Pakistan president's warning to Taliban

Pakistan president’s warning to Taliban

Islamabad – Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain has warned that other option! s could be used against the Taliban militants if peace... read more »

Bangladesh detains former president Ershad

Hussain Muhammad Ershad

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s former military dictator and Jatiya Party chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad was detained in Dhaka Thursday night. Ershad was... read more »

War not an option, rival military officials should meet...

Shahbaz visit must revive India-Pakistan peace: daily

New Delhi – Pa! kistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has said Islamabad would be... read more »

Khaleda Zia asks India to respect majority’s aspi...

Khaleda Zia asks India to respect majority's aspirations

Dhaka – Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia has asked India to “respect the aspirations of the majority in Bangladesh” and urged the ruling Awami... read more »

Subscribe to Sports

Sports

We were sick and tired of losing: Sikander Raza

Harare: “We were sick and tired of just competing against better nations and losing in the end,” said Zimbabwe’s stand-in cricket captain Sikander Raza as he lavished praise of his... read more »

Pro Kabaddi League’s Jadhav chose the sport ...

Cricket and movies are two obsessions that Indians can never get enough of. For 21-year-old Onkar Jadhav, though, when a choice came up to pursue... read more »

Sania, Paes in Wimbledon finals with partners

Sania Mirza creates history to set herself up for her first ever women’s doubles Grand Slam title while seasoned pro Leander Paes is now one win away from... read more »

New Zealand thrash Indian eves in opening T20 Internati...

The Indian women’s cricket team was hammered on all fronts as New Zealand romped to a dominating eight-wicket triumph in their first Twenty20 International... read more »

Carlos to be marquee-player-cum-manager for Delhi Dynam...

He may be well past his prime but Brazil’s World Cup winner Roberto Carlos today said he is “still mentally strong” to double up as Delhi Dynamos’... read more »

Subscribe to Travel

Travel

Solo travel : the best tour operators for singles

The travel industry has been slow to catch on to the single-traveller market; this year though, there are more opportunities than ever to strike out on your own, says Gill Charlton Some of the best... read more »

Thailand unrest likely to hit travel companies

Thailand unrest likely to hit travel companies

Mumbai – Travel companies and airlines are anticipating a major slowdown in travel to Thailand, after the government late Tuesday declared a... read more »

Travel advisory for foreign tourists a worry for Easter...

Siliguri – Unfavorable travel advice issued by many western countries following sexual harassment to tourists in India has come as a major worry for the... read more »

Indian tourists flocking to Australia

Melbourne – Indian tourists are flocking to see beauty of Australia taking the total number of overseas travellers from the region to over 134,000 from... read more »

Phuket is the perfect place to go hopping mad on Thaila...

Thailand unrest likely to hit travel companies

Thailand is full of moments and memories you won’t forget, the things that make you smile when you’re having a bad day or staring at another grey, dreary... read more »

Subscribe to World

World

BSF camp near Srinagar airport attacked, ASI and three terrorists...

SRINAGAR: Security forces foiled an attempt by the Jaish-e-Muhammed to storm a BSF camp near the high-security Srinagar airport on Tuesday, killing all three terrorists in an operation that also... read more »

Forces Launch Final Assault After Suicide Attack O...

SRINAGAR:Four suicide attackers carrying a massive amount of explosives broke into a Border Security Force (BSF) camp near the Srinagar airport... read more »

‘India’s Prime Minister is a terrorist,R...

NEW DELHI: The war of words between India and Pakistan has taken an ugly turn with the latter’s foreign minister calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a... read more »

Donald Trump to visit Asia in November, North Korea in ...

Washington: Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November for the first time since becoming president, stopping in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the... read more »

China says one step forwards, two steps back no good fo...

China’s foreign minister on Thursday said that ties with Japan should not take two steps back for every step forward, after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo... read more »

Mutual funds witness 60% fall in net inflows in 2018-19: Economic Survey

During 2018-19, there was a net inflow of Rs 1,09,701 crore in the mutual fund industry, says Economic Survey. However, the net inflows are 60 per cent lower than last year. Net inflows in... read more »

Opposition parties reject Centre’s call for ‘one nation, one election’ i...

One thing the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president will not do to him is to reduce his status to even that of primus inter pares or first among equals. He will continue to... read more »

SA tour: Rayudu makes maiden entry, Zaheer recalled

Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from all forms of cricket

India middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, including the IPL, according to BCCI sources. The move comes after Rayudu was snubbed by... read more »

Indrani Mukerjea To Be Approver In Corruption Case Linked To Chidambarams

Indrani Mukerjea’s plea to turn approver in the INX Media corruption case involving former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram was today accepted by a Delhi... read more »

Rahul Gandhi promises a national free medicine scheme

Will fight BJP, RSS with 10 times more vigour: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said today he had quit as Congress president and had left it to his party to find a successor soon, taking responsibility for a second straight national election defeat.... read more »