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Bollywood films accused of misconstruing facts

When Ashutosh Gowarikar released the trailer of his film, Mohenjo Daro, little would he have anticipated the kind of backlash it would face across Twitter and the social media, over the factual inaccuracies that both the film, and the lead actress, Pooja Hegde’s look, have. While many lambasted Gowarikar for sticking to stereotypes of exotic […]

CJI TS Thakur asks Telangana advocates to withdraw strike

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Hyderabad(PTI): Chief Justice of India T S Thakur on Sunday asked advocates from Telangana to withdraw their ongoing agitation over allotment of judges from Andhra Pradesh in courts of the newly formed state and seeking bifurcation of the High Court in Hyderabad. CJI Thakur made the request when a delegation of Telangana advocates called on […]

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Feeling ‘guilty’ and ‘cheated’, Ram Jethmalani tells people to ‘not believe in Modi’

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Eminent lawyer and RJD MP Ram Jethmalani said on Sunday that he felt “guilty” and “cheated” for helping Prime Minister Narendra Modi who failed to deliver on his promise of bringing back black money stashed abroad. While addressing a regional convention of Samajwadi Sindhi Sabha, Jethmalani claimed he contributed to making Modi the […]

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130 killed in IS-led bombings in Iraq

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Baghdad, July 3 – At least 130 people, including children and women, were killed in two overnight bombings in Baghdad, most of them in busy areas, as residents shopped ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, police and medical sources said on Sunday. In the deadliest bombing — the most lethal single attack in Baghdad this year — which […]

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Banda Singh Bahadur was a great warrior: PM Modi

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New Delhi, July 3 – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described early 18th century Sikh military commander Banda Singh Bahadur as a great warrior and said farmers for the first time got their rights and the common man felt empowered due to his efforts. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur-ji was not just a great warrior […]

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AAP leaders to meet Punjab DGP in Malerkotla Quran desecration case

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New Delhi, July 3 – Allegin conspiracy by the SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said its leaders will meet Punjab Director General of Police Suresh Arora on Monday in connection with the desecration of the Quran in Malerkotla town. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from Mehrauli in Delhi Naresh Yadav, who […]

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Was hoping problem would be over: Salim Khan on apologising for Salman

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Mumbai, July 3 – Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan on Sunday said he had hoped that apologising on behalf of son Salman Khan for his raped woman comment would put an end to the problems that surfaced. However, he is upset with how the media has taken the issue to saturation point. Normally people apologise to […]

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Made-in-India Tejas: Historic landmark for aerospace industry

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On July 1, 2016, No.45 Squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) became the proud recipient of India’s first indigenous 4th generation fighter; the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) dubbed Tejas. This marks, not just an historic landmark for our aerospace industry, but a significant step forward in India’s quest for self-reliance in weapon systems and […]

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How to spot difference between fake, real designer handbags

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New Delhi, July 3 – There are many ways to distinguish between an authentic designer bag from a replica. From a genuine guarantee card, a proper identification stamp to cheap interior — there are many clues, says an expert. Kapila Gupta, founder of Luxurystation.com — an online platform for authentic luxury products in India — […]

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Former FIFA chief Havelange admitted to hospital

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Rio de Janeiro, July 3 – Former world football governing body FIFA President Joao Havelange has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia, doctors in Brazil said. In a brief statement on Saturday, the Samaritano Hospital in Rio de Janeiro said the 100-year-old is in a stable condition, reports Xinhua. Havelange has been hospitalised at least […]

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