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Union Cabinet clears LIGO-India gravitational wave observatory

NEW DELHI(PTI): Days after an international team of scientists, including several from India, formally announced that it had detected gravitational waves from deep space, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said it had, “in principle,” approved a proposal to have a gravitational wave detector in India. In this undated photo released by […]

Opposition asks govt to Sack Delhi Police Commissioner Bassi, Lalu for Parliamentary panel probe

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DELHI: Opposition parties on Wednesday demanded the sacking of Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi after another attack on JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, who had been brought to the Patiala House Court premises in connection with a sedition case, and journalists who had turned up to cover the event. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president Ajay Maken […]

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Sedition charge against Kanhaiya Kumar may be dropped

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NEW DELHI: A senior Home Ministry official indicated on Wednesday that the Delhi Police may have to drop the sedition charges against Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar because they did not have evidence to back their claim that he was shouting anti-national slogans. A lawyer, who supported the JNU student leader Kanhaiya […]

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Focus is not on Olympics but getting rhythm back: Bhupathi

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Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi insists that his consistent presence on the pro circuit should not be considered preparations for the Rio Olympics since all he is trying to get is his rhythm after recovering from a knee injury. Bhupathi is competing at the Delhi Open, an ATP Challenger circuit event, with country’s top singles […]

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Special report: Big corporate houses have not paid back Rs 4 lakh crore loan to banks

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New Delhi: Have you ever thought why the EMIs on your loans never decrease, why new taxes are being imposed on you? Here is the answer to your problems. Big corporate houses have not returned Rs 4 lakh crore, which they took from banks as loans. The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday took the […]

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Ronda Rousey thought about killing herself after defeat at UFC

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Ronda Rousey says she had dark thoughts including suicide after she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm in Australia last year, her first defeat since joining UFC. “Honestly, my thought in the medical room, I was sitting in the corner and was like, ‘What am I anymore if I’m not this?’” Rousey said Tuesday […]

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Girl burns boyfriend’s face with acid for declining marriage proposal

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Bijnor: You might have read many a times reports relating to acid attacks on women by men. But this time in a bizarre role reversal incident, a girl attacked her boyfriend with acid for rejecting the marriage proposal. The incident shocked both police and neighbours, occured on Saturday night, in UP’s city of Bijnor. An […]

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I will be happy if I achieve what Maneesh wanted: Shah Rukh

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A more than two-decade long illustrious career with close to 100 movies, but superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he felt incompetent filming his upcoming drama “Fan”. The 50-year-old actor believes without director Maneesh Sharma’s guidance, he would not have been able to do justice to the character of Gaurav. “Fan” shows Shah Rukh in double […]

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Woman sexually assaulted in Haryana private hospital

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Chandigarh: A 22-year-old woman who had given birth to a child recently, was allegedly sexually assaulted in the ICU of a private hospital at Bahadurgarh in Haryana’s Jhajjar district. Police has launched raids in Bahadurgarh and its neighbouring areas to nab the accused whose movements were captured on CCTV cameras installed at the hospital. The […]

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Dwayne Johnson welcomes Priyanka Chopra to ‘Baywatch’ cast

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Priyanka Chopra is set to make her Hollywood film debut with the Baywatch movie, confirmed her co-star on the film Dwayne Johnson. Priyanka, 33, who made her Hollywood TV debut with thriller series Quantico last year, will be seen playing the villainous Victoria Leeds in the upcoming movie based on the 1990s TV series. Johnson, […]

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