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Denmark's richest man loses 3 of his 4 children in SL blasts
short by Ankush Verma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Three of the four children of Denmark's richest man Anders Holch Povlsen have died in Sri Lanka blasts. Povlsen's family was visiting the country over the Easter holiday. "We ask you to respect the privacy of the family," said a spokesperson for Bestseller, the clothing brand owned by Povlsen, who is also the biggest single shareholder in clothing giant ASOS.
short by Ankush Verma / 06:11 pm on 22 Apr
Wife, sister of SL hotel suicide bomber die in separate suicide blast
short by Pragya Swastik / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
The wife and sister of the suicide bomber who targeted Sri Lanka's Shangri-La Hotel on Sunday were killed in a separate suicide blast in Sri Lanka on the same day, police said. They died after a bomber blew himself up, causing the concrete floor of a building to fall on them. Shangri-La Hotel's suicide bomber was identified as Insan Seelavan.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:09 pm on 22 Apr
Why is Sachin's 143-run Sharjah knock called Desert Storm?
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
On April 22, 1998, Sachin Tendulkar scored 143 runs off 131 balls against Australia in Sharjah to ensure India's spot in the tri-series final. The match was interrupted by a sandstorm and the knock came to be popularly known as the 'Desert Storm'. Tendulkar went on to score another hundred two days later to help India win the tri-series.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:23 pm on 22 Apr
Someone asked me on social media 'Can I kiss your navel?': Rhea
short by Daisy Mowke / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Actress Rhea Chakraborty, during her appearance on #NothingToHide, revealed a troll once asked her 'Can I kiss your navel?' on social media. "When you are a female on social media, there is a lot more scrutiny one goes through," she added. "Why are you thinking about a chick's navel. Why are you so weird?" Rhea further said about the message.
short by Daisy Mowke / 08:00 pm on 22 Apr
Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi, known for playing 'MC Sher' in 'Gully Boy', revealed that he is in a relationship during his appearance on Anaita Shroff Adajania's show. "Well, there is somebody...We met and we took our time. We were friends first and then we started dating," he added. Siddhant further said the relationship is in a serious phase.
short by Daisy Mowke / 06:00 pm on 22 Apr
Azam's X-ray eyes will stare at you too: BJP's Jaya to Mayawati
short by Apaar Sharma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Following Azam Khan's 'Khaki Underwear' remark targeting Jaya Prada, the actor-turned-politician said, "Mayawati ji, you must think where all Azam Khan's X-ray-like eyes will stare at you." Jaya, who is BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from Rampur, said this during a campaign rally. A case has been registered against her for the remarks.
short by Apaar Sharma / 05:46 pm on 22 Apr
MS Dhoni you are a dream to watch: Shibani as Dhoni smashes 84*(48)
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
After CSK captain MS Dhoni smashed an unbeaten 84 off 48 balls against RCB in IPL 2019 on Sunday, anchor-model Shibani Dandekar tweeted, "MS Dhoni you are a dream to watch! You really know how to put on a show...What a game!!!" The 37-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman smashed seven sixes and five fours during his knock.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:10 pm on 22 Apr
IPL 2019 final shifted from Chennai to Hyderabad over closed stands
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
The venue for the IPL 2019 final has been shifted from Chennai to Hyderabad after Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) failed to get permission to get three closed stands of MA Chidambaram Stadium open. The three stands make up for more than 12,000 tickets. Chennai will now host Qualifier 1 while Visakhapatnam will host the Eliminator and Qualifier 2.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:56 pm on 22 Apr
8 Indians among 290 dead in Sri Lanka blasts on Easter Sunday
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has confirmed that eight Indians were among the 290 killed in the Easter Sunday serial blasts in Sri Lanka. Earlier in the day, Sri Lanka held local jihadist group National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ) responsible for the blasts. Over 500 people have been injured in the attack.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:41 pm on 22 Apr
YouTuber builds a working PC using pasta, broken tablet
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
A YouTuber, running the channel 'Laplanet Arts', created a working PC using pasta and a broken tablet after his wife joked about it. The case made out of pasta was held together with hot glue coloured red to imitate the sauce. "The first-ever crazy PC [built] on this Channel and the first-ever Pasta PC in the world," he added.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 05:55 pm on 22 Apr
P&G made ₹250 cr in undue profit from GST rate cuts: Report
short by Pragya Swastik / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Top consumer goods firm Procter & Gamble (P&G) made ₹250-crore in undue profits, according to a probe conducted by the Director General of Anti-Profiteering (DGAP), reports said. The company is said to have profiteered by not passing the benefit of tax rate cuts to customers. The DGAP reportedly submitted its report to National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) to hear the case.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:05 pm on 22 Apr
Ex-BJP MP from HP's Hamirpur Suresh Chandel joins Congress
short by Shashank Verma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Former three-time BJP MP from Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur constituency Suresh Chandel on Monday joined the Congress in the presence of party President Rahul Gandhi. Himachal Pradesh Congress President Kuldeep Singh Rathore and the party's state in-charge Rajani Patil were also present during the occasion. Chandel had represented Hamirpur constituency in the 12th, 13th and 14th Lok Sabha.
short by Shashank Verma / 07:51 pm on 22 Apr
TMC planning to invite Pak PM to campaign in WB: Mukul Roy
short by Nikita Pradhan / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
BJP leader Mukul Roy on Sunday claimed that Trinamool Congress (TMC) is planning to invite Pakistan PM Imran Khan as former Pakistani cricketer to campaign in West Bengal. "I've written to Election Commission Delhi to cancel the registration of TMC," he added. This comes after two Bangladeshi actors were reported to be campaigning for TMC in the state.
short by Nikita Pradhan / 05:16 pm on 22 Apr
Bairstow and Warner are gonna be big losses: Kane Williamson
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
SunRisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson said that the departure of openers Jonny Bairstow and David Warner due to international commitments are "gonna be big losses" for the Hyderabad-based team. "They (Warner and Bairstow) are world class players, playing in a world class fashion and they will be missed at the back end," Williamson added in a post-match presentation.
short by Dishant Sharma / 06:15 pm on 22 Apr
Sterling to cover costs of Palace youth player Dawkins' funeral
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Manchester City player Raheem Sterling will cover all the costs for the funeral of Crystal Palace youth player Damary Dawkins, who died of leukaemia aged 13 last month. Sterling is due to attend the service in Dagenham on Friday. "Damary was a special young man who touched a lot of lives, including my own," Sterling said.
short by Dishant Sharma / 06:03 pm on 22 Apr
Bisht stuns world champion to enter Asian Championship semis
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg) beat reigning world champion Kairat Yeraliyev to enter the last four at the Asian Boxing Championships. Sonia Chahal (57kg) advanced to the last-four stage of the women's draw at the event in Bangkok. Also making the semis was national champion Deepak Singh (49kg), whose opponent Afghanistan's Ramish Rahmani gave him a walkover owing to injury.
short by Dishant Sharma / 07:35 pm on 22 Apr
Rahul's credibility has taken a beating: Sitharaman
short by Nikita Pradhan / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Hours after Congress President Rahul Gandhi expressed regret for attributing "chowkidar chor hai" comment to Supreme Court, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that Rahul's credibility has taken a beating. "I feel sorry that President of a national party...depends only on falsehood," she added. Rahul said that he had given the statement in "heat of political campaigning".
short by Nikita Pradhan / 05:25 pm on 22 Apr
ZipGo fires 60 workers, shuts intra-city bus service: Report
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Bengaluru-based shuttle service startup ZipGo has fired over 60 employees from its intra-city bus service division, which has now also been completely shut down, Entrackr reported. The startup had reportedly shut down the said service in Bengaluru and Mumbai starting March. ZipGo announced it was raising ₹300 crore in August 2018 but hasn't raised funds since December 2017, Entrackr said.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 07:20 pm on 22 Apr
205 railway projects report cost overrun of ₹2.21 lakh crore
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
As many as 205 projects of the Indian Railways are facing cost overrun of ₹2.21 lakh crore, as per the latest report by Statistics and Programme Implementation Ministry. The original cost of these projects stood at ₹1.68 lakh crore up to December 2018. The ministry monitored 367 projects of Indian Railways as of December, 94 of which reported time overrun.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 06:42 pm on 22 Apr
India to get 12 more nuclear plants soon: DAE chief KN Vyas
short by Shashank Verma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) chief KN Vyas has said that India will soon have 12 more nuclear plants to improve the power situation and ensure there's a free flow of uninterrupted power supply for both industries and residential use. Nuclear technology's an "irreplaceable source of clean, pollution-free energy", he added. He said it's also useful for doctors and scientists.
short by Shashank Verma / 08:07 pm on 22 Apr
15 Naxals surrender before police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar
short by Nikita Pradhan / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Fifteen Naxals comprising six women and nine men surrendered before the police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district on Sunday. "One of the surrendered Naxals carried a reward of ₹1 lakh on her head," police said. Police added that the Naxals will be provided with necessary assistance according to the surrender and rehabilitation policy of the state government.
short by Nikita Pradhan / 05:20 pm on 22 Apr
Pak's nukes aren't for Eid either: Mufti on PM's Diwali remark
short by Shashank Verma / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Reacting to PM Narendra Modi's remark that India's nuclear weapons aren't for Diwali, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti has said that Pakistan hasn't "kept theirs for Eid either". She tweeted, "Don't know why PM Modi must stoop so low and reduce political discourse to this." PM Modi on Sunday said that India has stopped getting "scared" of Pakistan's "nuclear button" threats.
short by Shashank Verma / 06:11 pm on 22 Apr
Prepared other options to replace Iranian oil: Indian Oil
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
State-run Indian Oil has said it has been preparing for options to replace Iranian oil. The company has built in optional volumes in its contracts with Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Mexico to make up for any shortfall. This comes as the US waivers from its sanctions on Iran to countries including India is expected to end in May.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 06:36 pm on 22 Apr
Jet Airways confident of finding new investors, says CEO
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube has said the carrier is confident of the successful outcome of a share sale process initiated by its lenders that could lead to new investors for the grounded airline. Lenders led by the SBI have reportedly shortlisted four suitors who will now submit binding bids. The bidding process will conclude on May 10.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 06:22 pm on 22 Apr
Torrent Pharma recalls 1.7 mn bottles of BP drug from US
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Ahmedabad-based Torrent Pharmaceuticals is recalling over 1.78 million bottles of Losartan Potassium tablets from the US and Puerto Rico, according to a report by the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). The blood pressure treatment drug is being recalled due to the presence of impurities, the report said. The tablets are manufactured at its Mehsana facility in Gujarat.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 06:27 pm on 22 Apr
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