At least 16 people, including two senior police officers, were killed and nearly 40 were injured when a suicide bomber struck a public demonstration in Pakistan's Lahore city on Monday evening. A group of chemists and pharmaceutical manufacturers were protesting against the Punjab government's new Drug Bill at Charing Cross …read more
A Supreme Court verdict in a corruption case tomorrow morning will decide the political career of AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala, who hopes to be the next Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. If the judges confirm a High Court order acquitting her, there will be no legal hurdle in her taking …read more
A Pakistani High Court on Monday banned Valentine’s Day celebrations across the country and its promotion on social media after accepting a petition which argued that it was ‘un-Islamic.’
The order was issued by the Islamabad High Court on the petition submitted by a citizen Abdul Waheed, whose political …read more
Anil Ambani group’s Reliance Defence and Engineering has inked a major contract with the American Navy for repair and alteration services for its warships fleet of 100 vessels belonging to the Seventh Fleet — the largest forward deployed fleet operating in the region.
The Seventh Fleet looks after the Western …read more
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Monday that Hindu population was reducing as "Hindus never convert people" and "minorities in India were flourishing unlike some other countries around." Mr. Rijiju posted this message on Twitter while reacting to a news item where the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee …read more
Loktak lake, the largest freshwater lake in the country, has now become home to first of its kind loktak floating elementary school. Situated about 50 km from Imphal, the school has been inaugurated at Langolsabi Leikai of Champu Khangpok village in Manipur.
The Loktak Lake is referred as the “lifeline …read more
Karnataka assembly on Monday passed a bill to facilitate the conduct of "Kambala", a traditional annual buffalo race in marshy fields, held in the coastal districts of the state.
The clamour for Kambala was spurred by the success of the stir in Tamil Nadu for allowing Jallikattu, which led to …read more
After farmers in Maharashtr a, actors Nana Patekar and Makrand Anaspure now have the armed forces in their sights. They will reach out to 400 families of slain Army and paramilitary personnel through their Pune-based NAAM Foundation.
The next of kin of such personn el will receive Rs 2.5 …read more
A 22-year-old woman, who had accused Samajwadi Party MLA Arun Verma of raping her along with some other youth in 2013, was found murdered near her house in Sultanpur, police said on Monday.
The body of the woman, who was missing since Saturday, was found on Sunday near a primary …read more
‘Koffee with Karan’📺 is famous for its unapologetically prying🕵🏻 questions and the unabashed answers🤷🏻♀ of Karan’s guests. In the latest episode📺 of the show, KJo🎬 chats with Kangana and Saif👑 and if the teaser is anything to go by, it’s an electric💥 one. Here are the highlights👇🏼:
Saif …read more
Author📘 Paulo Coelho has said SRK’s🤓 ‘My Name Is Khan’ would have won the superstar🌟 an Oscar had Hollywood🌉 not been manipulated. Congratulating👏🏼 the Badshah on the 7⃣anniversary of the film, Coelho📗 even quoted the iconic line💬 "My name is Khan and I am not a terrorist" from …read more
Putting all speculation💬 to rest, Sohail Khan has clarified🗣 that he’s still scripting✍🏼 ‘Sher Khan’ and has not finalised the actors🎭 yet. If his protagonist💁🏻♂ is a mature character, then Salman💪🏼 might essay it, else younger🙎🏻♂ actors like Varun or Tiger🐯 may be approached. Sohail is excited😃 to play …read more
ndian tabla player Sandeep Das was part of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble Sing Me Home that won the Grammy in the World Music category that also included sitarist Anoushka Shankar's Land of Gold.
It was sixth time unlucky for Shankar as she is yet to register a win despite …
Billionaire Narayana Murthy is calling off his fight with the board of Infosys Ltd., saying he’s confident the IT giant he co-founded will deal with the concerns raised about corporate governance.
The conciliatory comments came after an intense confrontation that pitted the board, Chairman R. Seshasayee and Chief Executive …read more
Excerpts from a Class IV environmental science textbook that suggest students to "kill a kitten" as part of an experiment have gone viral on social media, forcing the publisher to withdraw it from the market.
The textbook, titled "Our Green World: Environment Studies", published by PP Publications, has a lesson …read more
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