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GoAir flight makes emergency landing due to engine trouble

New Delhi:  A city-bound GoAir flight from Mumbai with over 180 people on board made an emergency landing here following engine trouble, but no one was hurt. The aircraft, an Airbus A320 Neo, landed safely, GoAir said. This is the second incident involving a GoAir flight, where the plane had to make an emergency landing

CBI registers graft case against Railway official

New Delhi: CBI has registered an FIR against North Eastern Railway official Alok Singh for allegedly demanding Rs 20 lakh from an advertiser. CBI has alleged in its FIR that the then Chief Public Relations Officer, Singh indulged in “corrupt practices”. It is alleged that Singh demanded bribe of Rs 20 lakh from Shiv Shankar

Kids born to older mothers are smarter: Study

  London: There’s good news for career women. Overturning conventional wisdom, a new study suggests that delaying pregnancy till age 35 can actually make your kids smarter. In contrast to 40 years ago, children born to older mothers today are more likely to perform better in cognitive ability tests than those born to younger mothers,

AAP’s ‘excessive paranoia’ a sign of demoralisation: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today described AAP’s complaint regarding “removal of EVMs” in Nabha yesterday as “excessive paranoia” and said the “frivolous complaint” indicated that the party is preparing ground to “save face” following the announcement of poll results. “The excessive display of paranoia by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), right from its

Indian team for the first two Test matches against Australia announced

Mumbai: Leg-spinner Amit Mishra’s injury-forced omission was the lone change as the national selectors today retained the formidable Indian squad, which hammered Bangladesh, for the first two Tests against Australia starting February 23. Mishra had to sit out of the Bangladesh Test owing to a knee injury, which had prompted selectors to bring in Kuldeep


Soldier commits suicide

  New Delhi: A soldier from the Territorial Army committed suicide here on Tuesday, apparently due to domestic reasons, police said. Suneel Patole, 34, from Nashik district in Maharshtra, shot himself with his service weapon. He was rushed to a nearby Armed Force Clinic where he was declared dead. “He has left a suicide note

Eibar routs Granada 4-0 in La Liga

  Eibar (Spain):  Eibar outplayed Granada 4-0 and vaulted to the seventh place in La Liga here. Granada, mired in the 19th spot, were hoping to post a second consecutive victory for the first time this season on Monday though they have never claimed all three points from a match at Eibar’s Ipurua stadium here,

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“Sachin: A Billion Dreams” to be released on 26th May 2017

Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar took to his Twitter handle and released the first poster of the flick, along with the caption, “The answer to the question that everyone’s asking me is here. Mark your calendars and save the date. @SachinTheFilm releases 26.05.17,” Sachin Tendulkar tweeted. Sachin Tendulkar’s will the third movie based on an Indian cricketer

Huma Qureshi has a bright future: Shatrughan Sinha

  Mumbai: Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha has lauded the entire cast of the latest courtroom drama film “Jolly LLB 2”, and says actress Huma Qureshi has a bright future. The 71-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party’s Lok Sabha member, however, felt that the film’s music and direction had a scope for improvement. “‘Jolly LLB’ – Huma Qureshi has

Waking up early is magical: Shraddha Kapoor

  Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor, currently awaiting the release of “Half Girlfriend” and “Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai”, believes the energy one can attain by waking up early is just “magical”. “Waking up early is just magical. Love the morning energy,” Shraddha tweeted on Monday. Last seen on screen in Shaad Ali’s “Ok Jaanu”, a

India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs in one-off Test

  Hyderabad:  India bowled Bangladesh out for 250 in their second innings to clinch the one-off cricket Test by 208 runs here on Monday. Resuming the day at 103-3, Bangladesh lost two wickets in the first session to be at 202-5. Then till the tea session, they lost the rest of the five wickets to

Emraan shoots in Jaisalmer after a decade

  Jaisalmer: Actor Emraan Hashmi, shooting here for the upcoming multi-starrer action-thriller “Badshaho”, says he has returned to Jaisalmer for the first time after shooting for his 2007 “Awarapan”. “After ‘Awarapan’, dus saal baad (10 years later) back in beautiful Jaisalmer to shoot for ‘Badshaho’,” Emraan tweeted. Directed by Milan Luthria and written by Rajat

Salman is growing bigger and bigger as a performer: Sohail

Mumbai:  Actor Sohail Khan says his brother Salman Khan, who has been around for 25 years in the film industry, is growing bigger and bigger as a performer. “He is growing bigger and bigger. He has evolved as an actor. People are loving his work in ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ .. he was at his natural best,

Zoook launches new Bluetooth speaker

  New Delhi:  French company Zoook on Monday launched “ZB-Rocker Boombox” Bluetooth speaker in India that comes with an LCD display and on-device-button controls. Priced at Rs 2,999, Zoook ZB-Rocker Boombox will be exclusively available on Snapdeal starting on Monday. “The speaker produces 25W RMS power and comes with two passive bass radiators. It also

Why elder siblings are smarter decoded

London: Elder siblings have higher IQs and better thinking skills as they receive more mental stimulation from parents in their early years, a new research has claimed. First-borns score higher than their siblings in IQ tests as early as age one, researchers from University of Edinburgh in the UK have found. Although all children received

Czech Republic advances to Fed Cup semis

  Prague:  The Czech Republic advanced to the semi-finals of the Fed Cup women’s tennis tournament for the ninth time in a row after defeating Spain 3-2 in the first round. The Czechs tied Spain 1-1 after Saturday’s singles matches. In Sunday’s action, Czech player Karolina Pliskova, currently third in the WTA rankings, defeated Spainish

India full of wonderful people: Akon

  Los Angeles:  Akon, five time Grammy-award nominated American singer-rapper, on Monday described India as a country full of wonderful people and with brilliant potential. During a Twitter chat with fans, when asked to share a few words on India, Akon, who sang “Chammak challo” for Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Ra.One”, wrote: “India is

BCCI lauds Indian team for winning T20 World Cup for Blind

New Delhi: The BCCI has congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the Twenty20 World Cup for the Blind in Bengaluru. “The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) would like to congratulate the Indian Cricket Team for successfully defending the Blind T20 World Cup title,” the Board said in a statment. India registered

Modi remembers Dayanand Saraswati on birth anniversary

  New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid his tributes to Swami Dayanand Saraswati on his birth anniversary and acknowledged his impact on social reform. “Tributes to Swami Dayanand Saraswati. His noble efforts towards social reform and education continue to have a lasting impact,” the Prime Minister said. Saraswati was a vedic scholar


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