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Madhuri, Amitabh appear on Pakistan poll candidate's poster
short by Ankush Verma / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
A candidate, reportedly belonging to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, has used images of Bollywood stars Madhuri Dixit and Amitabh Bachchan on his campaign poster for the upcoming general elections. Earlier, images of an independent candidate sitting on a pile of garbage as part of his campaign had surfaced online. General elections in Pakistan are scheduled for July 25.
short by Ankush Verma / 09:21 pm on 22 Jul
Shahid buys duplex in Mumbai for ₹56 crore: Report
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Shahid Kapoor has bought a duplex flat in Mumbai's Worli, which is said to cost around ₹56 crore, as per reports. Shahid reportedly paid ₹2.91 crore to the government for its registration, which has been done under his and his wife Mira Kapoor's names. Akshay Kumar and Abhishek Bachchan are also said to own flats in the same building.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 10:12 pm on 22 Jul
Oh my god Priyanka Chopra, jokes Arjun on seeing Parineeti
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Actor Arjun Kapoor jokingly said, "Oh my god Priyanka Chopra," on seeing Parineeti Chopra backstage at a fashion show. Responding to being called by her cousin Priyanka's name, Parineeti turned back and jokingly told Arjun to shut up. Parineeti and Arjun were the show stoppers for the designer duo Shantanu & Nikhil who were showcasing their Autumn-Winter 2018 collection.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 10:48 pm on 22 Jul
Video shows Jackie Shroff clearing traffic on Lucknow road
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Actor Jackie Shroff has shared a video on Twitter where he is seen managing traffic on a road in Lucknow. In the video, the 61-year-old actor is seen on the road diverting vehicles coming from the opposite side on the same lane where his car is. The actor then goes back to his car after clearing his path.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 09:22 pm on 22 Jul
Kerala best in governance, Bihar worst: Think tank report
short by Radhika Chugh / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Kerala has been rated as the best-governed state in India for the third consecutive time in the Public Affairs Index released by Bengaluru-based think tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC). While Tamil Nadu was rated second on the index, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar were ranked the lowest. The index was based on 100 indicators, which were derived from government data.
short by Radhika Chugh / 11:07 pm on 22 Jul
Marrying Reham biggest mistake of my life: Imran Khan
short by Ankush Verma / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician has said that marrying Reham Khan was the "biggest mistake" of his life. Imran's remark follows several claims by Reham in her book including him being homosexual and having relationships with a Pakistani actor and a member of his political party. She also claims that Imran has five illegitimate children, some of whom are Indian.
short by Ankush Verma / 09:09 pm on 22 Jul
Kalanithi Maran loses ₹1,300 cr arbitration against SpiceJet
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
An arbitration tribunal has rejected media tycoon Kalanithi Maran's ₹1,300 crore claim for loss on account of non-issue of share warrants by SpiceJet. The tribunal, however, awarded Maran a refund of ₹579 crore, the subscription amount he made for the warrants. Maran sold his 58.46% stake in SpiceJet to current chairman Ajay Singh for a nominal ₹2 in 2015.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 08:59 pm on 22 Jul
NZ firm to make 4-day work week permanent after trial's success
short by Pragya Swastik / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
A New Zealand-based e-will managing company Perpetual Guardian is said to make a four-day work week permanent for employees after a two-month trial for the same turned out to be a success. Over 240 company employees worked for eight hours for four days but were paid for five days. Their work-life balance increased by 24 percentage points during the trial.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:06 pm on 22 Jul
New trailer of 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of...' out
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
The new trailer of Eddie Redmayne starrer 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' has been released. The film will also star Johnny Depp, Ezra Miller and Jude Law among others. The film, sequel to the 2016 film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', will be directed by David Yates and will release on will release on November 16.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 10:21 pm on 22 Jul
Will do my job until completely suppressed: AIB's Tanmay
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
AIB comedian Tanmay Bhat has said that he is proud of the fact that he has been doing his job and will continue to do so "until the day he gets completely suppressed". "The day I start worrying about what will happen if I say something, that day I will lose my head and my audience," he further said.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 10:03 pm on 22 Jul
Shahid takes care of Ishaan, me: Neelima on being single mom
short by Deepshikha Yadav / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Neelima Azim, while talking about being a single mother and sons Shahid Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter, said, "I was a single mother and till today he [Shahid] is taking care of Ishaan and me in every way." "He took our lives forward in Mumbai. We started living better, we had all the luxuries and comfort," she added.
short by Deepshikha Yadav / 10:50 pm on 22 Jul
Football club relays new pitch for ₹2 crore, cars damage it
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
A brand new football pitch costing ₹2 crore was damaged after stock cars drove over it at Irish football club Ballymena United's home ground, Ballymena Showgrounds. The stadium is owned by Mid and East Antrim Council, which leases it to both the club and Ballymena Raceway. "The club is deeply unsatisfied with protective measures," a tweet by the club read.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:38 pm on 22 Jul
4-time world champ Hamilton wins F1 race after starting 14th
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton won the German Grand Prix despite starting from the 14th position on the grid on Sunday. Hamilton's championship rival Sebastian Vettel crashed while leading the race with 15 laps to go. The Mercedes driver now leads Vettel by 17 points in the championship standings with 10 races to go.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:57 pm on 22 Jul
Could've been US President if I came here 10 yrs ago: Zlatan
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
On being asked how he changed the American soccer culture, former Sweden captain and current LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, jokingly said that he would be President of the US if he had arrived 10 years earlier. "I don't know if I changed it, I just keep doing my job. They're lucky I didn't come 10 years ago," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:14 pm on 22 Jul
Robot draws images from user's phone on a wall in 5 minutes
short by Shifa Naseer / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Italian design firm CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati has developed a 'writing' robot that can draw and erase images uploaded from a user's smartphone on any vertical surface like a wall. Scribit can draw, erase and re-draw images, which takes around 5-25 minutes based on image complexity. Priced at $450, the device is expected to ship by the end of the year.
short by Shifa Naseer / 08:52 pm on 22 Jul
Wearable sensor which detects stress level from sweat made
short by Shifa Naseer / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Researchers at the Stanford University have developed a wearable sensor patch which can detect stress levels from a user's sweat. The patch, which when applied directly to the skin, absorbs sweat and assesses within seconds how much cortisol, or the stress hormone, a person is producing. It also features a waterproof layer to protect the patch from contamination.
short by Shifa Naseer / 09:20 pm on 22 Jul
Rahul should be PM candidate for united Opp'n: Punjab CM
short by Radhika Chugh / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has said Congress President Rahul Gandhi should be the PM candidate for the united Opposition in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Adding that the central Congress leadership should explore all alliance possibilities, he said the state units will follow their decision. Earlier, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar said the party will not ally with AAP.
short by Radhika Chugh / 08:54 pm on 22 Jul
Congress authorises Rahul Gandhi to decide poll alliances
short by Radhika Chugh / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Congress President Rahul Gandhi was authorised to take decisions on forging pre-poll and post-poll alliances for the party during the five-hour Congress Working Committee meeting on Sunday. Addressing the meeting, Rahul said "winning back" the trust of voters was the biggest task for Congress leaders and workers. He also warned of action against Congress leaders for "giving wrong statements".
short by Radhika Chugh / 09:05 pm on 22 Jul
Two Russian nationals booked for growing marijuana in Goa
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
The Goa Police has busted a marijuana cultivation racket being run in the backyard of a house in Siolim village, allegedly by two Russian nationals. Contraband worth ₹10 lakh was seized by the police, while the accused were booked under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 08:18 pm on 22 Jul
Worms found in midday meal, teacher says they're cumin seeds
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Worms were found in the midday meal served to primary school students in West Bengal, following which parents lodged a protest with school authorities. A student said, "When I pointed out that there were worms in the meal, the teacher brushed it aside saying they were cumin seeds (jeera)." Meanwhile, the parents have threatened to intensify their protest.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 10:25 pm on 22 Jul
Five drown in Cauvery river in Tamil Nadu
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Five people drowned on Sunday after they were washed away due to floodwaters while bathing in the Cauvery river in Tamil Nadu. The incident followed the release of excess water from the Stanley reservoir of the Mettur dam. Authorities said that they had issued mandatory warnings about possible flooding before and after the release of excess water.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 10:28 pm on 22 Jul
People will be allowed to prove citizenship in Assam: Govt
short by Radhika Chugh / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Ahead of the publication of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said all individuals in Assam will get "sufficient opportunity" to prove their citizenship. In a series of tweets, he said the final NRC will be published after all objections are examined, adding that nobody will be placed under detention after NRC publication.
short by Radhika Chugh / 09:18 pm on 22 Jul
BSNL makes ₹100 cr in one year from satellite phone business
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
BSNL Chairman Anupam Shrivastava has said the company has earned ₹100 crore revenue in one year from its satellite phone business. BSNL has sold 4,000 handsets, majority to government agencies, a year since the launch of the satellite phone services. "We are seeing interest from state governments of Kerala and Tamil Nadu for the fishing industry," Shrivastava further said.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 08:58 pm on 22 Jul
Govt cut GST rates with eye on assembly polls: Chidambaram
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
A day after government slashed the GST rates on several items, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that the decision was taken keeping upcoming Assembly elections in mind. The GST Council cut rates on various items including refrigerator, washing machine, TV, water heaters and paints. Notably, Assembly polls are due in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram later this year.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 08:55 pm on 22 Jul
Chief Technology Officers of Reliance Jio, Airtel quit
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 22 Jul 2018,Sunday
Reliance Jio's Group Chief Technology Officer Jagbir Singh and Bharti Airtel's Chief Technology Officer for Mobile Networks Shyam Prabhakar Mardikar have resigned from their companies. Singh had joined Jio before the soft launch of 4G services and had previously worked with Samsung and Airtel. Mardikar joined Airtel in August 2012 for his second stint with the telecom major.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 11:08 pm on 22 Jul
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