May 10

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits city in southwest Japan
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits city in southwest Japan

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit near Miyazaki in southwestern Japan.The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:48 a.m. local time Friday and had an epicenter 39 kilometers (24 miles) southeast of Miyazaki, a city of about 400,000. The earthquake had a depth of 23 kilometers (14 miles.) The Japan Times

Congress has degraded election campaign: Gadkari
Congress has degraded election campaign: Gadkari

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday accused the Congress party of bringing down the level of the election campaign by diverting from the issue of development. Talking to the media here, Union Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said: “The election should have been fought on the work done by the BJP-led NDA

SC to hear Ayodhya dispute after mediators submit report
SC to hear Ayodhya dispute after mediators submit report

The Supreme Court on Friday will conduct the hearing on the issues related to the Ayodhya Ram Janma bhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, a notification said. The Supreme Court on Friday extended the mediation committee on Ayodhya till August 15. The court said the members of the committee were not experiencing any difficulty in the

Rakhi Sawant poses with Pakistani flag
Rakhi Sawant poses with Pakistani flag

Actress and controversy queen Rakhi Sawant has ruffled feathers once again on the social media. This time, by posing with the Pakistan flag. On Wednesday, Rakhi shared a photograph of herself on Instagram. She is seen dressed in a feather skirt with thigh-high slit paired with a halter neck and low-cut blouse, and adorns a

Modi, Priyanka Gandhi to address rallies in UP
Modi, Priyanka Gandhi to address rallies in UP

As the general elections are inching to a close, political activity in Uttar Pradesh is touching crescendo. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address rallies in Azamgarh and Jaunpur on Thursday, which will be attended by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and several state ministers. In these two rallies, the Prime Minister will cover four Lok Sabha

Punjab CM goes nostalgic with 1965 India-Pakistan war hero
Punjab CM goes nostalgic with 1965 India-Pakistan war hero

Invoking his Army background and participation in the 1965 India-Pakistan war, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday went nostalgic when he met an Army war veteran.The Chief Minister met Captain Mall Singh (retired) of 2 Sikh who had sustained nearly half a dozen bullet injuries as part of Charlie Company in the 1965 war.Captain

Captain Dhoni lashes out at CSK batsmen post Mumbai loss
Captain Dhoni lashes out at CSK batsmen post Mumbai loss

After facing a crushing six-wicket defeat against Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper M.S. Dhoni criticised his batsmen, saying they should have batted sensibly in Qualifier 1 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition.On a slow Chinnaswamy pitch which turned, CSK managed only 131 for 4 in their stipulated quota of 20 overs

IAF plane overshoots Mumbai airport runway
IAF plane overshoots Mumbai airport runway

An IAF aircraft overshot the runway at Mumbai International Airport late on Tuesday, hitting operations for some time, official sources said here on Wednesday.The incident occurred around 11.39 p.m. when the IAF plane, AN-32, was preparing to takeoff from the main runway at CSMIA. The aircraft was departing for Yelanga Air force base near Bengaluru,

Pakistan arrests 34 Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters
Pakistan arrests 34 Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters

Pakistan has arrested 34 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating the country’s territorial waters, nearly 10 days after releasing 60 prisoners from India as a goodwill gesture, officials said Wednesday.The fishermen, arrested on Tuesday, have been handed over to the police, a Pakistan Maritime Security Agency spokesman said.”They will appear before a judicial magistrate who will

At least seven injured in shooting at Colorado school
At least seven injured in shooting at Colorado school

At least seven students were injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon at a school near Denver, capital of the US western state of Colorado, local police said.”7 possibly 8 students have been injured. Two shooters in custody. SWAT still clearing school,” Douglas County Sheriff’s Office tweeted about two hours after the incident.The reports of shots

Priyanka congratulates Meghan, Prince Harry
Priyanka congratulates Meghan, Prince Harry

The MET Gala may have been keeping Priyanka Chopra Jonas busy, but the actress ensured she gave an Instagram shout out on the arrival of her friend Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s first baby. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son on Monday. Priyanka posted a screenshot of the royals’ announcement and wrote,

Congress accuses Sunny Deol of running paid campaign on FB
Congress accuses Sunny Deol of running paid campaign on FB

DP Correspondent Jalandhar Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) vice president Himanshu Pathak on Monday blamed BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Sunny Deol of running an unauthorised and unaccounted paid campaign on social media major platform Facebook from the page named as Fans of Sunny. Pathak said that the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Fans-of-Sunny-Deol-361309774511046 was created on April 30

Drugs, liquor, cash worth `275 cr seized in Punjab
Drugs, liquor, cash worth `275 cr seized in Punjab

Since the enforcement of Model Code of Conduct in Punjab, the enforcement teams have seized cash, liquor, psychotropic substances and valuables worth Rs 275 crore from March 10 till May 5. Apart from drugs, the surveillance teams have also seized 12,28,781 litres of liquor worth Rs 9.1 crore.Sharing further information, Dr S.Karuna Raju, Chief Electoral

Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur
Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur

Supernovas’ captain Harmanpreet Kaur was left disappointed after her team lost the opening match of the Women’s T20 Challenger against Trailblazers by a whisker.In a thrilling encounter that went down to the wire, needing 19 runs off the final over, Harmanpreet slammed Jhulan Goswami for four fours in five balls to take the side within

Australian PM hit by egg on campaign trail ! Watch Video
Australian PM hit by egg on campaign trail

With just over a week to go for the elections in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was egged on Tuesday by a protester while campaigning in Albury. The egg grazed Morrison’s head but did not break, the media reported. Footage broadcast on local TV showed a woman being tackled at the scene, the BBC reported.

Bathinda girl among 13 toppers in CBSE Class X result
Bathinda girl among 13 toppers in CBSE Class X result

Press trust of India New Delhi The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the result for Class 10 exam on Monday, officials said. With a pass percentage of 92.45, girls have once again outshone boys by a margin of 2.31 per cent. Thirteen students shared the top position with 499 out of 500 marks,

CBSE Class 10 results: Girls outshine boys
CBSE Class 10 results: Girls outshine boys

Girls once again outperformed boys as the Central Board of Secondary Education announced the Class 10 results on Monday. The results which were announced in record time following court direction, showed that girls’ pass percentage was 92.45 percent, while the boys’ were at 90.14. “Proud of my young friends who have successfully cleared the CBSE

Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks central schemes, calls them failure
Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks central schemes, calls them failure

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government over what he called were their “failed policies”.In an about hour-long press conference, Sidhu claimed that most of the central government’s schemes have failed to attract success and have been a failure.Sidhu alleged that schemes like MUDRA have been

RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation
RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended their dismal IPL season with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. While the win gave Virat Kohli and his boys something to feel good about, an RCB fan who had gone to watch the game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru as attained celebrity status on the internet. The camera panned

Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 cr for cyclone hit Odisha

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced an additional Rs 1,000 crore assistance for Odisha which has been ravaged by cyclone Fani.The union government had sanctioned Rs 381 crore last week, said Modi.Modi reviewed the relief and restoration measures being undertaken by government officials in the cyclone affected areas.The Prime Minister also announced to provide