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India's response negative, arrogant: Pak PM on cancelled talks
short by Animesh Choudhary / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Pakistan's PM Imran Khan on Saturday slammed India's cancellation of Foreign Minister-level talks proposed by him. "Disappointed at the arrogant and negative response by India to my call for resumption of the peace dialogue. However, all my life I have come across small men occupying big offices who do not have the vision to see the larger picture," Khan tweeted.
short by Animesh Choudhary / 05:09 pm on 22 Sep
Rumours Drake f**ked Kim, know where Kiki song came from: Kanye
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Rapper Kanye West shared a video directed at Drake and said, "There's people making rumours...you f**ked my wife (Kim Kardashian)." Addressing speculations about Drake's 'Kiki' song being about Kim, Kanye added, "If I had a girlfriend named Renita...and you (were) married to Rihanna. I wouldn't make...song called 'RiRi'." Kanye further said, "You know where that (the song) come from."
short by Prashanti Moktan / 04:47 pm on 22 Sep
Deletion of scenes in 'Manmarziyaan' not a big deal: Abhishek
short by Daisy Mowke / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
'Manmarziyaan' actor Abhishek Bachchan, while speaking about the deletion of scenes from the film, said, "It's not a big deal." "Each individual has a right to react...There's no harm in deleting those scenes... unless​ it doesn't change the narrative," he added. The scenes were deleted after Sikh groups complained that three scenes, including two smoking ones, hurt their religious sentiments.
short by Daisy Mowke / 04:43 pm on 22 Sep
Footballer celebrates goal by mistakenly jumping down 9-foot wall
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Swiss team FC Zürich's Benjamin Kololli celebrated his goal by unknowingly jumping down a 9-foot concrete wall during his team's Europa League match against AEK Larnaca FC. Kololli first crossed the advertisement hoardings and then jumped over the wall, falling into the space separating stands from the ground. "I was scared for my life," said Kololli, who escaped uninjured.
short by Anmol Sharma / 04:37 pm on 22 Sep
FB, WhatsApp accountable for fake news, not users: Telecom secy
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan has said the Indian government is considering to make social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp responsible for the spread of fake news rather than holding users accountable. She said, "Users are sometimes unaware and innocently retweet or forward content". She added a full-fledged team should be present in India, accountable to the country's laws.
short by Gaurav Shroff / 04:39 pm on 22 Sep
558-million-year-old cholesterol reveals oldest known animal
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Scientists have identified the oldest known macroscopic animal, an oval-shaped organism called Dickinsonia, based on 558-million-year-old fossils found on the coast of White Sea in Russia. The discovery was confirmed by identifying the organic remains on the fossils to be ancient cholesterol. The study solves "a decades-old mystery that has been the holy grail of palaeontology", said a researcher.
short by Gaurav Shroff / 03:51 pm on 22 Sep
Rape accused Bishop's bail plea rejected, sent to custody
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
A Kerala court on Saturday rejected Bishop Franco Mulakkal's application for bail in the rape case filed against him by a nun and sent him to police custody till September 24. The Kerala Police had arrested him on Friday night after three days of interrogation. Hours later, he was hospitalised following complaints of chest pain and discharged on Saturday morning.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 04:01 pm on 22 Sep
13 people dead as vehicle falls into gorge in Shimla
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
At least 13 people, including three couples, on Saturday died after a vehicle they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Shimla. While ten of the victims died on the spot, three others, including a child, died during treatment at a hospital. All victims are said to be residents of the same village in the state's Jangla area.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 05:03 pm on 22 Sep
Top officer's complaint against Director 'malicious': CBI
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
The CBI has said that its Special Director Rakesh Asthana's complaint to Central Vigilance Commission against Director Alok Verma is "malicious" and "baseless". CBI said it's an attempt to intimidate officers probing his role in six cases. Asthana had filed a complaint alleging that the CBI chief was interfering in his cases, including one against RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 04:00 pm on 22 Sep
Cancelling meet with Pak right step: Kargil martyr's father
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
The father of Kargil War martyr Saurabh Kalia has said that India's cancellation of the meeting of foreign ministers with Pakistan is the "right step". "I am afraid that in the future too they (Pakistan) will not improve themselves," NK Kalia said. India called off the meeting hours after the kidnapping and killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 04:14 pm on 22 Sep
24 people killed in attack on Iran military parade
short by Nandini Sinha / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
At least 24 people, including 12 members of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps were killed on Saturday after gunmen attacked a military parade in the town of Ahvaz, the state media reported. The annual parade was held to commemorate the start of Iran's 1980-88 war with Iraq. An anti-government Arab group, the Ahvaz National Resistance, claimed responsibility for the attack.
short by Nandini Sinha / 04:43 pm on 22 Sep
Disaster declared after rocket test sparks German wildfire
short by Nandini Sinha / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
A disaster has been declared in Germany's Emsland region after a rocket test sparked a wildfire which has been raging for two weeks. Around 1,000 people could be evacuated from two villages near Meppen, which is close to Germany's border with the Netherlands. Local authorities can seek assistance from other regions after a disaster is declared.
short by Nandini Sinha / 05:00 pm on 22 Sep
Firm that built India's longest tunnel misses debt payments
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which developed India's longest tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir, defaulted on 3 non-convertible debentures that were due Friday. IL&FS group, which has a debt of over ₹90,000 crore, was also unable to meet its obligation on a letter of credit payment to IDBI. The company recently defaulted on commercial paper obligations and inter-corporate deposits.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 04:18 pm on 22 Sep
ICICI Bank to acquire 8.85% of Avenues Payment for ₹10 crore
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
ICICI Bank on Friday said that it will acquire 8.85% stake in Avenues Payment India for ₹10 crore in cash. Avenues Payment provides a global remittance platform catering to both business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) market segments. Started in 2012, the firm had a turnover of ₹1.2 crore in FY18 and is present in India, UK and Australia
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 04:55 pm on 22 Sep
What is the net worth of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal's families?
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Isha Ambani, daughter of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, is getting formally engaged to Anand Piramal, son of Piramal Group Chairman Ajay Piramal. Mukesh Ambani is Asia's richest man with a net worth of around $47 billion according to Forbes. Ajay Piramal is the 404th richest person in the world, with a net worth of $4.8 billion.
short by Saloni Tandon / 03:54 pm on 22 Sep
Ranveer Singh is a fabulous new-age actor: Rohit Shetty
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Rohit Shetty, while talking about Ranveer Singh who will be seen in Rohit's upcoming film 'Simmba', said, "Ranveer's a fabulous new-age actor. With this film, he will be able to display his range as a commercial star." "'Simmba' is his [Ranveer's] biggest out-and-out masala film and I have full faith in it," Rohit added. 'Simmba' also stars Sara Ali Khan.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 03:55 pm on 22 Sep
Won't do film that will make Aaradhya feel awkward: Abhishek
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Abhishek Bachchan said he will now choose his work keeping in mind his daughter Aaradhya, adding, "I would not...like to make a film which I feel Aaradhya would feel awkward watching." Further, speaking about Aaradhya's career choices, he said, "As far as [wife] Aishwarya [Rai Bachchan] and I are concerned...whatever she [Aaradhya] decides, we will support her no matter what.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 04:06 pm on 22 Sep
Neil Nitin Mukesh, wife Rukmini name their daughter Nurvi
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and wife Rukmini Sahay, who became parents to a baby girl on Thursday, have named their daughter Nurvi Neil Mukesh. Announcing the name on social media, Neil wrote, "Rukmini and I are proud to announce the arrival of our darling daughter, Nurvi. The entire Mukesh family is elated." Nurvi means 'precious' in Sanskrit.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 04:58 pm on 22 Sep
Freida Pinto's 'Love Sonia' to be screened at United Nations
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Freida Pinto, Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher and Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Love Sonia' will be screened at United Nations Headquarters in New York. It will be screened on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child on October 11. The film, that revolves around human trafficking and also stars Mrunal Thakur and Demi Moore, released on September 14 in India.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 04:50 pm on 22 Sep
I learnt from Manto not to judge anyone: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who portrayed Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto in Nandita Das' film 'Manto', said, "What I learnt from Manto is that he never judged anyone, not even the ones in his stories...I'll always cherish this gift." "He [Manto] always managed to find something admirable, especially in those people whom the society had rejected," he added.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 04:16 pm on 22 Sep
Spectator catches animal by its tail in stands during match
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
After a possum was spotted in the stands during an American football match, a Cleveland Browns spectator grabbed it by its tail and placed it in a box. Reacting to it, a user tweeted, "I got 99 problems but a possum ain't one!" "Browns should ensure...the possum's at every game," wrote another, referring to Browns ending their 635-day losing streak.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:16 pm on 22 Sep
We dare to take decisions others don't: PM on triple talaq
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today claimed his government dares to take decisions others are afraid of taking, such as the promulgation of an ordinance making instant triple talaq a criminal offence. He said, "Three days ago, Centre took a decision that was needed for decades." He said its intentions were clear despite efforts to stall the decision in Rajya Sabha.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 04:52 pm on 22 Sep
Elon Musk shares concept of SpaceX Mars base
short by Mahi Chauhan / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Saturday tweeted an image showing SpaceX's BFR launch vehicle's concept base, captioning it "Mars Base Alpha." Last year, the Tesla CEO had announced plans to launch two BFR cargo missions to Mars by 2022. Musk said it will "probably" take the company until 2028 to build a base.
short by Mahi Chauhan / 04:11 pm on 22 Sep
Video shows rare deep-sea eel inflating like a balloon
short by Mahi Chauhan / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Scientists aboard an underwater exploration vehicle Nautilus captured a rare 'gulper eel' inflating its mouth like a balloon at a depth of 1,425 metres in Hawaii. "That pouch-like mouth can inflate in an instant, scooping up much larger prey like a pelican," the team said. "This gulper was a juvenile, as they can grow up to three feet," they added.
short by Mahi Chauhan / 05:07 pm on 22 Sep
Russia planned to rescue Julian Assange from UK: Report
short by Nandini Sinha / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Russia planned to rescue WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the Ecuador embassy in London last year, the Guardian has claimed. An Ecuadorian diplomat was reportedly Assange's point of contact with Russia. Assange was to be taken out of the embassy in a diplomatic vehicle and transported to another country, but the plan was cancelled after it was deemed too risky.
short by Nandini Sinha / 04:09 pm on 22 Sep
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