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Assembly Elections 2016: Different messages for different folks

GUWAHATI,AMIT BARUAH: If critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were looking for a national mood against the BJP and its rule at the Centre, they are not going to find any in the outcome of the elections to four States and one union territory. Thursday’s count shows the strong return of two women Chief Ministers […]

From Dipika Kakkar as fly to Madhura Naik as peacock: TV soaps are transforming actors into animals

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MUMBAI:The Jungle Book movie that revolves around Mowgli and computer generated animals has become a huge hit in India. Now, a different kind of jungle book is playing out on TV. And we are not talking about the Animal Planet. It’s the general entertainment channels that have become the latest habitat for the animal kingdom. […]

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Clinton, Sanders win one State each

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Washington,VARGHESE K. GEORGE:Hillary Clinton claimed victory in Kentucky and Bernie Sanders took Oregon in Democratic primaries on Tuesday, but the outcomes would do little to change the dynamics in the race. Ms. Clinton has a clear lead over her rival in terms of the number of delegates who will elect the party’s candidate for November’s […]

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Facebook seeks to inspire users with 360 video post

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Mark Zuckerberg posted Facebook’s first 360-degree video Wednesday, filmed by the social network’s teams, in a bid to inspire the platform’s 1.5 billion users. Facebook is now hoping to welcome user-created videos and photos of this kind. The video posted by the Facebook CEO was filmed in New York’s Grand Central Terminal. The social network’s […]

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Victorious Jayalalithaa hails people’s faith in AIADMK

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CHENNAI(PTI):Poised for a successive term in office with her party establishing clear leads in over 125 seats, AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday said her party had managed the “historic” win despite absence of an alliance and hailed people’s faith in her. Making a victory speech from her Poes Garden residence amid a […]

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ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2016 RESULTS

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ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2016 RESULTS WEST BENGAL (294) PARTY LEAD WIN TOTAL TMC 29 182 211 CPM+ 25 51 76 OTH 0 4 4 BJP 0 3 3 TAMIL NADU (234) PARTY LEAD WIN TOTAL AIADMK 36 96 132 DMK+ 22 63 85 CONG+ 0 8 8 OTH 2 1 3 ASSAM (126) PARTY LEAD WIN […]

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Daredevils face Sunrisers in do-or-die IPL match

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RAIPUR(PTI):Faced with a do-or-die situation, the inconsistent Delhi Daredevils will take on table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad in their penultimate Indian Premier League match in Raipur on Friday. The Daredevils have failed to build a consistent winning momentum throughout the league and they are coming into Friday’s match with back-to-back defeats. With 12 points from 12 games, […]

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Pichai unveils ‘Google Assistant’ to help with daily tasks

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SAN FRANCISCO:Taking on intelligent virtual friends like Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana, Indian-born Sundar Pichai has announced “Google Assistant” which will help you with daily tasks like booking movie tickets. Mr. Pichai also unveiled “Google Home” — a voice-activated product that brings “Google Assistant” to any room in your house, a new messaging app called […]

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Live: EgyptAir flight made sudden swerves mid-air, says Defence Ministerw

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Cairo,REUTERS:The CNN said the plane was carrying 59 passengers and 10 crew. A later Tweet by EgyptAir said the plane, which was travelling at an altitude of 37,000 feet, disappeared about 80 miles before it was due to enter Egyptian airspace. Key facts about Airbus 320: The Airbus A320 is generally considered one of the […]

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Modi congratulates Jayalalithaa, Mamata Banerjee

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New Dlhi,N. KESAVAN:Based on the initial trends showing AIADMK and TMC are on verge of returning to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called up both Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee and congratulated them on their victory. While it is a comeback for Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee, BJP will form government for the first time […]

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