Dec 07

Six Indians killed in ceramic factory blast in Sudan
Six Indians killed in ceramic factory blast in Sudan

 Six Indians were killed in Tuesday’s LPG tanker blast in a ceramic factory in Sudan while eight were undergoing treatment in hospital and 11 were either unidentified or missing, the External Affairs Ministry said on Friday.On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Sudan, citing reports, suggested that 18 Indians were among the 23 people killed in

Punjab, Haryana record below normal minimum temperatures
Punjab, Haryana record below normal minimum temperatures

Parts of Haryana and Punjab recorded below normal minimum temperatures on Friday with Hisar registering the coldest at 4 degrees Celsius. Hisar’s minimum temperature was five degrees below normal.Narnaul reeled at a low of 5.5 degrees Celsius while Ambala’s minimum temperature settled at 8.6 degrees Celsius. Karnal recorded a minimum temperature of 7.8 degrees Celsius.

Salman Khan isn't affected by his stardom: Sonakshi
Salman Khan isn’t affected by his stardom: Sonakshi

Sonakshi Sinha says while working on the third installment of “Dabangg” franchise, she observed and learned how superstar Salman Khan never let his stardom go to his head.Reflecting on her journey in Bollywood which started with “Dabangg” in 2010, Sonakshi said one key takeaway for her after working with Salman was how to treat success

Punjab CM seeks investment by Japanese companies
Punjab CM seeks investment by Japanese companies

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged the Japanese Ambassador to India, Satoshi Suzuki, to impress upon companies in his country to set up ventures in the upcoming mega industrial parks at Rajpura and Bathinda.The Japanese envoy called on Amarinder Singh after attending the Progressive Punjab Investors’ Summit 2019 here which began on Thursday.  The

Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes
Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes

Researchers have found that people who are at high risk of developing diabetes improved their health when they consumed all of their meals over a span of just 10 hours, or less over a period of 12 weeks.The study published in the journal cell Metabolism, reported a form of intermittent fasting, called time-restricted eating, improved

Punjab ‘misleading’ on Sutlej-Yamuna link canal issue: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here on Thursday accused Punjab of “misleading” on the Sutlej-Yamuna link canal despite the apex court ruling in their favour. He said this during a review meeting on the canal issue.  “Even though the Supreme Court has given its decision on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal in Haryana’s favour,

Bollywood Celebs react after Hyderabad encounter
Bollywood Celebs react after Hyderabad encounter

Hyderabad encounter : The country, on Friday morning, woke up to a “bolt from the blue” announcement in the brutal gang rape and murder case of Hyderabad’s young veterinarian, where all the four accused have been shot dead in an ‘encounter’ by the Telangana Police.The accused were killed when they allegedly tried to escape from

Irfan Pathan hits out at Razzaq for calling Bumrah a 'baby bowler'
Irfan Pathan hits out at Razzaq for calling Bumrah a ‘baby bowler’

 Veteran Indian pacer Irfan Pathan has slammed Abdul Razzaq for calling India pacer Jasprit Bumrah a ‘baby bowler’ and has urged fans not to pay too much head on such ‘over the top statements’ and should instead just laugh.”After having faced world class bowlers in my time, I would have had no problem against a

Imran Khan launches 'Digital Pakistan Vision' initiative
Imran Khan launches ‘Digital Pakistan Vision’ initiative

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched an initiative called ‘Digital Pakistan Vision’, which “has been designed for the government and the private sector to work towards a digitally progressive and inclusive Pakistan”.Speaking at the launch ceremony of the initiative here on Thursday, Khan regretted not having introduced it at the very beginning when his

All 4 accused in Hyderabad gang rape, murder case shot dead
All 4 accused in Hyderabad gang rape, murder case shot dead

 A week after the brutal gang rape and murder of a young veterinarian in Hyderabad, police shot dead all the four accused in an alleged ‘encounter’ near Shadnagar town.The accused were killed in the early hours of Friday when they allegedly snatched weapons from the police and tried to escape from the Chatanpally near Shadnagar,

Chandigarh: SP Roshan Lal gets one-year extension

Chandigarh: Roshan Lal,  Superintendent of Police of UT Chandigarh Police , has been given a one-year extension on Wednesday for the second time by the administration. Now, SP Roshan Lal will extended his services till December 31, 2020. The order for the extension of SP Roshan Lal was issued from the office of UT Administrator

Rishabh Pant looks to surpass Dhoni's record in T20Is against WI
Rishabh Pant looks to surpass Dhoni’s record in T20Is against WI

Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will have a chance to surpass M.S. Dhoni’s record of most dismissals in T20Is between India and West Indies when the two teams meet in the first match of the three-game series beginning Sunday.Pant currently has three dismissals from seven T20Is played between India and West Indies while Dhoni leads the

Priyanka Chopra tops IMDB 2019 list of Indian stars
Priyanka Chopra tops IMDB 2019 list of Indian stars

 Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been named as the top star of Indian cinema and television series in 2019 in a list released by IMDb, in which Bollywood superstar Salman Khan secured sixth position.IMDb on Thursday released the list of 2019 top 10 stars. Actress Disha Patani is on second spot, followed by Hrithik Roshan, Kiara

iPhone 11 Pro shared location even when told not to
iPhone 11 Pro shared location even when told not to

 Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro has been found to continuously collecting and transmitting its users location data even when the user has blocked it from doing so.Security journalist Brian Krebs wrote about this on his blog recently, with an accompanying video revealing that the new iPhone continues to collect GPS data for certain apps and system

Delhi's air 'very poor', AQI crosses 300 mark
Delhi’s air ‘very poor’, AQI crosses 300 mark

 The air quality of the national capital remained ‘very poor’ for the second consecutive day on Thursday and is likely to further deteriorate to ‘severe’ category in some parts of the city on Friday.According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded

Ludhiana: Two killed in firing at marriage function
Ludhiana: Two killed in firing at marriage function

Two persons were killed on Wednesday in an indiscriminate firing by an unidentified persons during a marriage function at Doraha, about 20 km here, police said. A guest identified as Balwant Singh died on the spot while his nephew Gurpreet Singh succumbed to injuries in a local hospital, they further said.Some unidentified persons engaged into

Yamaha’s R15-derived Scooter Now Gets Traction Control

Yamaha has updated the NMax 155 scooter for 2020 as the new iteration has just been revealed to the Indonesian market. Cosmetically, there might not be much difference as the older-gen NMax. Where it is revised is under the skin as the R15-derived 155cc single-cylinder motor now makes slightly more power and gets electronic rider aids. The

Mercedes-Benz GLC Facelift Launched In India At Rs 52.75 Lakh
Mercedes-Benz GLC Facelift Launched In India At Rs 52.75 Lakh

The GLC facelift is offered in two variants: 200 and 220d. It comes with 2.0-litre petrol (197PS/320Nm) and diesel (194PS/400Nm) engines. Features on offer include a 360-degree camera, adaptive cruise control and a panoramic sunroof. The GLC 200 is priced at Rs 52.75 lakh while the 220d retails at Rs 57.75 lakh (ex-showroom India). Mercedes-Benz has

5 ITBP jawans killed, 3 hurt in firing among themselves
5 ITBP jawans killed, 3 hurt in firing among themselves

 Five personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were killed and three others injured in an exchange of fire among themselves in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district on Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at the Kadenar camp of ITBP’s 45thbattalion in Narayanpur, located around 350 km from here, Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P

Sundar Pichai becomes Alphabet CEO as Google co-founders step down
Sundar Pichai becomes Alphabet CEO as Google co-founders step down

 Signalling the end of an era, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have decided to relinquish their current positions in the parent company Alphabet, making India-born Sundar Pichai the CEO of both Google and Alphabet.Page and Brin, the CEO and President, respectively, of Alphabet, have decided to leave these roles, the company said on