Nov 21

Man gets life term for raping step-daughter
Man gets life term for raping step-daughter

 An Uttar Pradesh court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping his 17-year-old step-daughter after her mother died. The Baghpat additional district and sessions judge Shailendra Pandey also slapped a fine of Rs 53,000 on Wednesday on Mahendra Kumar for the crime.Kumar was arrested for raping his step-daughter in Baghpat in 2018 and

Kamal Haasan to undergo surgical procedure
Kamal Haasan to undergo surgical procedure

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan will undergo a surgical procedure here on Friday for the removal of an implant placed in his leg after he suffered a fracture in 2016, his party said on Thursday. Due to his busy schedule in politics and film commitments, there has been a postponement of the procedure

2 held for cloning ATM cards at spa centre

 Two men running a spa centre have been arrested for their involvement in cloning ATM cards in Dwarka on, police said on Wednesday. The police nabbed Rajesh Sharma (52) and Shamsher (22) at Sector 20 marble market in Dwarka on Monday.A trap was laid after police received information that the fraudsters would come at the

Manu Bhaker shoots gold at ISSF World Cup Final

Young Indian sensation Manu Bhaker created history on Thursday as she bagged a gold medal in women’s 10m Air Pistol event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup Final.17-year-old Manu scored 244.7 in the final round, a junior world record score, and clinched the top honours. It was also India’s first gold this year at the

Beer ads influence underage drinking: Study

 Advertising budgets and strategies used by beer companies appear to influence underage drinking, suggests a new study.The findings, published in the journal Addictive Behaviours Reports, showed that the amount of money spent on advertising strongly predicted the percentage of teenagers who had heard of, preferred and tried different beer brands.For the study, the researchers involved

Australians Have Brought An Alpha To The Electric Bike Fight
Australians Have Brought An Alpha To The Electric Bike Fight

Ever heard of Savic Motorcycles? Well, we don’t blame you if you haven’t. The Australian bike maker was working on its new electric motorcycle for quite some time now without most of us getting so much as a whiff. Now though, Savic has finally revealed the production version of its C-Series electric motorcycle, which is

Mrunal Thakur joins Shahid Kapoor Telugu remake 'Jersey'
Mrunal Thakur joins Shahid Kapoor Telugu remake ‘Jersey’

Mrunal Thakur will star alongside Shahid Kapoor in the remake of Telugu hit, “Jersey”.The Hindi version will be directed by Gowtam Tinnanauri, who also helmed the 2019 Telugu original, starring Nani in lead role. Mrunal’s character has been described as an “anchor to Shahid’s, who goes on an emotional journey against all odds to play

Maruti Vitara Brezza Facelift. How Will It Be Different?

The facelifted Vitara Brezza will be a petrol-only model. Expected to use 1.5-litre petrol engine with mild-hybrid tech same as the Ciaz and Ertiga. Will feature design tweaks to the bumper and front grille. Expect Maruti to add in a heavy dose of features including LED headlamps. Expect prices to remain nearly the same as

Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill in RS today
Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill in Rajya Sabha today

 The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019, already passed from the Lok Sabha in August, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The bill seeks to remove the Congress President as a permanent member of a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial.The Bill also seeks to ‘remove’ the mention of

Govt considering Ram Rahim-Honeypreet meeting: Anil Vij
Govt considering Ram Rahim-Honeypreet meeting: Anil Vij

 The ruling BJP in Haryana seems to be favouring accused in the Panchkula violence, Honeypreet Insan, to meet her foster father and jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted in August 2017 for raping two of his disciples and is now seeking parole. A Punjab Minister said it is her

Modi, Rahul pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary
Modi, Rahul pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday paid tributes to Indira Gandhi, the country’s first and only female Prime Minister.Modi said in a tweet: “Tributes to our former PM lndira Gandhi on her birth anniversary.”Also in a tweet in Hindi, Rahul Gandhi said that his “beloved grandmother” was blessed with a

Airbnb and IOC announce global Olympic partnership
Airbnb and IOC announce global Olympic partnership

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Airbnb on Monday announced an agreement to support the Olympic Movement through to 2028.The nine-year, five-Games partnership is designed to create a new standard for hosting that will be a win for host cities, a win for spectators and fans, and a win for athletes.In line with the Olympic

Aamir Khan makes an impressive 'Laal Singh Chaddha'
Aamir Khan makes an impressive ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’

Superstar Aamir Khan on Monday unveiled his look from Laal Singh Chaddha.He shared his look on Twitter while introducing himself as: “Sat Sri Akaal ji, myself Laal…Laal Singh Chaddha.”The actor looks simple and innocent in a pink and grey check shirt and grey trousers with a powder pink turban. He can also be seen sporting

Here’s A Look At 11 Cars From Auto Expo 2018 That Are Now On Sale

The Auto Expo is one of the landmark events in the Indian automotive space. It is held every two years and it previews some of the most important upcoming models. With the Auto Expo 2020 coming up in February, we take a look back at some of the most significant mass market cars that made

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn-in as 7th Sri Lanka President
Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn-in as 7th Sri Lanka President

 Former Defence Minister Gotabaya Rajapaksa was on Monday sworn-in as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka after winning the crucial election held on November 16.Rajapaksa, who contested the presidential election from the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party, was declared as the President on Sunday upon his victory, the Daily Mirror reported.The swearing-in ceremony

Rajasthan: 11 dead, 15 injured as bus collides with truck
Rajasthan: 11 dead, 15 injured as bus collides with truck

Eleven people were killed while over 15 others were injured when a bus collided with a truck on Monday morning in Bikaner near Lakhasar village in Rajasthan, police officials said.The collision was so intense that both vehicles caught fire. The police and fire brigade rushed to the site after being informed by locals, said SHO

Badrinath closes for winter on Sunday
Badrinath closes for winter

The sacred portals of Badrinath in Garhwal Himalayas closed for devotees on Sunday for the winter season. After traditional prayers, the gates of the famed Himalayan shrine were closed at 5.13 pm, Badrinath-Kedarnath Mandir Samiti sources said.The gates of ‘chardham’, a set of four pilgrimage sites in Garhwal Himalayas, including Badrinath are closed every year

Katy Perry thanks Karan Johar for 'warm welcome'
Katy Perry thanks Karan Johar for ‘warm welcome’

 International pop singer Katy Perry, who was in India, thanked filmmaker Karan Johar for the “warm welcome”.Perry took to Instagram story and shared a picture of herself with Karan from the star studded party, which was hosted by the latter in honour of the international sensation.”Thanks for the warm welcomes,” she captioned the image. From Aishwarya

Protest in Punjab over death of Dalit labourer
Protest in Punjab over death of Dalit labourer

Tension prevailed in a Punjab village on Sunday after a horrific incident in which a Dalit labourer was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink urine by upper-caste men and later succumbed to his injuries at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) here.His family has been demanding a compensation of Rs

Ultraviolette Battery Tech Explained
Ultraviolette Battery Tech Explained

Ultraviolette has launched its F77 electric motorcycle in India. The new motorcycle sets new benchmarks in not just electric two-wheeler performance but also modular battery technology and charging setup. Here’s what you need to know about the new battery setup and charging tech:  Also read: Ultraviolette F77: A Made-In-India Electric Bike That Does 147kmph!   Battery: The F77