Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe President


Harare, Nov 24 : Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new President on Friday in a ceremony at a packed stadium here, marking the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year reign. The ceremony took place at the capital’s National Sports Stadium and was attended by dignitaries, including leaders from various African countries.Mnangagwa, 75, was led in

Engine separates Engine separates from train in UP

Lucknow, Nov 24, Engine separates from train in UP : The engine of Jammu-Patna Archana Express separated from the train near Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh today, officials said.Railway spokesperson Anil Saxena said a coupling fault was found in the engine and the train was immediately stopped. “There was no derailment. As soon as it was

This woman raised more than Rs 1 crore for a homeless man who helped her

If you have been wondering why your good deeds get you no rewards, this homeless man’s story will reaffirm your faith in positive returns. A New Jersey woman ran out of gas in Philadelphia but got a helping hand from a homeless man when he offered to buy her some with the last $20 he

Road rage: Man shot at after bikes graze Road rage: Man shot at after bikes graze

New Delhi, Nov 24, Road rage: Man shot at after bikes graze : A 47-year-old man on a motorcycle was shot at and injured by another person on a bike in an incident of road rage after their vehicles grazed against each other in south Delhi, police said on Friday.The incident occurred on Thursday night

Rajnath to chair 12th standing committee meet on Saturday

New Delhi, Nov 24, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 12th Standing Committee meeting of the Inter-State Council (ISC) here on Saturday to discuss the recommendations of the Punchhi Commission on Centre-state relations, a Home Ministry statement said. Those taking part in the meeting are External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance and Corporate

Rajputs holds protest against ‘Padmavati' in Jammu
Rajputs holds protest against ‘Padmavati’ in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 24, Rajputs holds protest against ‘Padmavati’ in Jammu : Rajput community members today held protests in Jammu city demanding a ban on the release of the film “Padmavati”, alleging that the makers have distorted historical facts. A large number of community members took out bike and foot rallies in Jammu city and held

‘Padmavati’ welcome in Bengal: Mamata

Kolkata, Nov 24, Amid the raging controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama “Padmavati”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asserted that her state was ready to welcome the film and its crew.”Yes we would welcome them. They are welcome here if they can’t do it in other states.We can make special arrangements,”

Golden Temple awarded as the Most Visited Place in the World

Harmandir Sahib has been awarded as the most visited place of the world. The holy Sikh Shrine is situated in Amritsar, Punjab. Book of World Records, London Awards Harmandir Sahib as the Most Visited Place of the World.Surrounded by a Sarovar which is fed by river Ravi, Harmandir Sahib’s construction was completed in 1604 and

Mahindra Uber come together for EV push in India
Mahindra, Uber come together for EV push in India

Mumbai, Nov 24, Mahindra Uber come together for EV push in India : Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) will team up with Uber to explore deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) on the cab aggregator’s platform in several cities across India, the automaker said today. The company, which has already tied up with Uber’s rival Ola to

Congress questions Gadkari on private secretary’s firm

New Delhi, Nov 24, The Congress on Friday asked how Union Minister Nitin Gadkari had permitted the Shipping Ministry as well as PSUs to participate in and financially contribute to a company partly owned by his personal secretary Vaibhav Dange. The opposition party also raised the point of conflict of interest vis-a-vis Gadkari. According to

PM to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail project
PM to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail project

Hyderabad, Nov 24, PM to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail project : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Hyderabad Metro Rail project on November 28, according to the Telangana government.Telangana Chief Secretary S P Singh held a meeting with senior officials on the arrangements for the prime minister’s visit to Hyderabad on November 28, an

Ganguly backs Kohli on cramped schedule issue ahead of SA tour

Kolkata, Nov 24, Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday endorsed Virat Kohli’s complaint about cramped scheduling ahead of the important South Africa tour, saying the team needed time to prepare before heading off to such tough assignments.”He was talking about scheduling of cricket which is so correct. You got to give teams time to

Parliaments Winter Session
Parliament’s Winter Session to be held from Dec 15 to Jan 5

New Delhi, Nov 24, Parliaments Winter Session to be held from Dec 15 to Jan 5 : The Winter Session of Parliament will commence from December 15, a day after the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections, and conclude on January 5. The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) headed by Home Minister Rajnath

Fare hike costs Delhi Metro 3 lakh commuters per day

New Delhi, Nov 24, Delhi Metro lost over three lakh commuters a day after a steep fare hike came into effect in October, an RTI query has revealed. The metro’s daily average ridership came down to 24.2 lakh in October from 27.4 lakh in September, translating to a fall of around 11 per cent.The Blue

Himachal Pradesh roads wail for attention as elections come overhead

Ladbhadol : – On one hand, in different parts of the recently concluded assembly elections, various parties were drumming down the development of Ladbhadol while many link roads of Ladbhadol are such that it is not even possible to walk on foot. The conditions are such that neither the administrative officials are paying attention to

Facebook working on feature similar to Snapchat’s ‘Streaks’

San Francisco, Nov 24: Facebook working on feature similar to Snapchat’s ‘Streaks’. In yet another attempt to take on photo-sharing platform Snapchat, Facebook is working on a feature similar to Snapchat’s “Streaks” which is an addictive game that encourages friends to send messages back and forth for consecutive days.“For example, a lightning bolt may appear

lung transplant surgery
Woman gets a fresh start after lung transplant surgery

Kolkata, Nov 24, Woman gets a fresh start after lung transplant surgery : A 38-year-old woman with pulmonary fibriosis has got a new lease of life after a successful lung transplant surgery. At a press meet here yesterday, Dr Sandeep Attawar, who performed the six-hour-long surgery on her at a Chennai hospital said, the woman

Delhi HC dismisses plea against release of movie Padmavati

New Delhi, Nov 24, Delhi HC dismisses plea against release of movie Padmavati : The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea against Bollywood flick “Padmavati”, observing that such petitions were encouraging those agitating against the movie. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar termed as “hopeless” and “misconceived”

Harmanpreet extends stint with Sydney Thunder

Sydney, Nov 24: Harmanpreet extends stint with Sydney Thunder. Indian women’s team all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur on Friday extended her association with Sydney Thunder in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) by another two seasons.Harmanpreet, the India T20I captain, was re-signed by the franchise on Friday, the final day of the tournament’s contracting period for the

Sony expands noise cancellation headphone line-up in India

New Delhi, Nov 24 : Sony expands noise cancellation headphone line-up in India. With its aim to provide the best audio experience, Sony India on Friday expanded its noise cancellation line-up with the launch of four new wireless headphones starting from Rs 14,990. The line-up includes “WH-1000XM2”, “WH-H900N”, “WF-1000X” and “WI-1000X” at Rs 29,990, Rs