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Mathura clashes: BJP MP Hema Malini under fire for posting film shoot images

Actor-turned-politician and BJP MP from Mathura, Hema Malini is under fire for being “too busy shooting for an upcoming film”, even as massive clashes took place in her constituency. An SP and an SHO were killed in a clash that broke between police and land encroachers in Mathura. Sir Chetan Bhagat @chetan_bhaqat While everyone’s sad […]

Nordea Masters: Disappointing start for Indian duo Kapur and Jeev

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STOCKHOLM:Indian golfers Shiv Kapur and Jeev Milkha Singh had a disappointing start to their campaign at the Nordea Masters. Kapur shot two-over 74 while Jeev carded three-over 75 while Sweden’s Daniel Chopra carded four-over 76. All three of them were in danger of missing the cut and needed solid second round cards to make the […]

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Thousands evacuated as France declares flood emergency

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PARIS/LONGJUMEAU, FRANCE:Torrential rain forced thousands of people from their homes south of Paris while the River Seine surged to its highest level for over 30 years in the French capital, shutting down the famed Louvre and Orsay museums and a metro line. In Evry-Gregy-sur-Yerre, south of Paris, a man on horseback drowned on Thursday, the […]

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Indo-Bangladesh border will be fenced by Dec: Sadananda Gowda

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KOHIMA(PTI):The fencing of the India-Bangladesh border would be completed by this year end and not a single individual be allowed to illegally cross either side, Union Minister for Law and Justice D.V. Sadananda Gowda said on Friday. Interacting with reporters at the Raj Bhavan here, Gowda said, “A major initiative has been taken since the […]

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French Open 2016: Muguruza eases past Stosur to set up final clash with Serena

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Paris , Reuters:Spanish fourth seed Garbine Muguruza reached her second grand slam final when she beat Australian Samantha Stosur 6-2 6-4 in the semi-finals of the French Open on Friday. The 22-year-old, runner-up at Wimbledon last year, became the first Spanish woman to reach the Roland Garros final since Conchita Martinez in 2000. Muguruza made […]

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Eat food off a dustpan or a miniature charpai

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MUMBAI:Picture this, you have placed an order for butter chicken and are waiting for it to arrive served in a plate with some naan on the side, instead a small red telephone booth is placed before you, and opened to reveal two compartments one for the naan and the other for the butter chicken gravy. […]

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Iran promises to give India licence to develop ONGC gas field

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NEW DELHI(PTI):Iran has promised to give India the licence to develop ONGC-discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf but pricing of gas is stalling the award. While Iran previously wanted to have marketing rights of the gas for internal consumption and so was desiring to price it at low rates, it now wants the […]

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Ranveer Singh will be shocked to know what Deepika Padukone said about his ‘Befikre’ posters!

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Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor were finally chosen to play the lead pair in Aditya Chopra’s next directorial venture – Befikre. The film which has already gone on floors releases on December 9 this year. The two posters from the film have been unveiled and they have raised the temperature around. Why? Both the posters […]

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Facebook kills off push notification app Notify

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MUMBAI:In November last year, Facebook introduced its Notify app, which allows users to set alerts for news, weather, sports and other topics of interest. The company has now announced that it would be shutting the app down and the technology that powers Notify will be absorbed into other products. Facebook sent out alerts to users […]

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Mathura clashes: There were some lapses, says UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

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NEW DELHI(PTI):Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday admitted that there were “some lapses” on the part of administration and intelligence network that led to Mathura incident. “There were some lapses. Police should have gone with full preparation and after holding talks, but there was no information that they would be having so much […]

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