Jul 17

Sharif, his daughter to remain in jail until elections as court adjourns hearing on their appeals

Sharif, his daughter to remain in jail until elections as court adjourns hearing on their appeals. A Pakistani court today adjourned until last week of July the hearing of appeals filed by jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law against their conviction in a corruption case, shattering their hope to come out of

Sikh, Hindu victims of Afghan attack honoured in Washington

Sikh, Hindu victims of Afghan attack honoured in Washington. Condemning the terrorist attack on Sikhs and Hindus that killed 18, US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has called for confronting “hatred with love, fear with understanding, and darkness with light”. Speaking at a memorial meeting for the victims on Sunday, Gabbard, who is the first Hindu elected

Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo
Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo

Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo. Star Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has said that he is not sad about leaving the Real Madrid club and expressed gratitude towards Juventus for taking him into the team. “I’m not sad about leaving Real Madrid, this is a big club and with all due respect players

Ariana Grande gets sixth Pete Davidson tattoo

American singer and actress Ariana Grande has got herself inked with a sixth tattoo to celebrate her relationship with comedian Pete Davidson. In an Instagram post by Grande’s manicurist, Davidson’s first name can be seen inked across singer’s left-hand ring finger – just above her $93,000 engagement ring, as reported by Page Six.This is fiance

India ODI England
India lose 2nd ODI against England by 86 runs

India lost second ODI against England by 86 runs at Lord’s stadium in London on Saturday. Earlier, India outclassed England by 8 wickets in the first ODI held at Trent Bridge here.With the win, England levelled the three-match series at 1-1 with a victory over India. After Joe Root hit a century in the first

Positive Cancer disease
Being positive in life helps fight the disease of Cancer

While having a positive attitude in life has it’s owns benefits, a latest research by Israeli scientists claimed that positive emotions can also be helpful in fighting Cancer.A study titled “Modulation of anti-tumor immunity by the brain’s reward system” was published in the Friday’s issue of science journal `Nature’ in which scientist of Israel Institute

India emerges as world's 6th largest economy, surpasses France: WB data
India emerges as world’s 6th largest economy, surpasses France: WB data

NEW DELHI: India emerged as the world’s sixth largest economy in 2017 surpassing France and likely to go past the United Kingdom, which is at the fifth position, according to an analysis of data compiled by the World Bank. In 2017, India became the sixth largest economy with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of US$

Down from numero uno to 20th rank shameful: Sukhbir
Down from numero uno to 20th rank, shameful: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Former Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said that it was shameful that Punjab had descended from number one to number twenty under the leadership of Capt Amarinder Singh and was now being ranked below erstwhile ‘BIMARU’ states like Bihar and Jharkhand. In a statement

World Junior Athletics: Hima scripts history, becomes first woman to win gold
World Junior Athletics: Hima scripts history, becomes first woman to win gold

TAMPERE/FINLAND: Hima Das today scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships as she clinched to top spot in the women’s 400m final race on the third day of competitions here.The 18-year-old Das clocked 51.46s to win the gold. She now joins the illustrious company

Sharif, Maryam provided 'B' class facilities in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi
Sharif, Maryam provided ‘B’ class facilities in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi

Sharif, Maryam provided ‘B’ class facilities in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi. Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have spent their first night in the high-security Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi and the two VIP convicts were provided “B” class facilities, media reports said today, a day after their arrest. The National Accountability

UK has no plans to ban pro-Khalistan demonstration in London
UK has no plans to ban pro-Khalistan demonstration in London

London – The UK government has no plans to ban a demonstration planned by a pro-Khalistan group here as long as it is “within the law” and remains non-violent, a senior government official said today. The statement came after the Indian authorities had issued a demarche to the British government to take steps against a

Microsoft rolls out free version of Teams to take on Slack
Microsoft rolls out free version of Teams to take on Slack

Washington : Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Teams, is getting a free version to lure more users. The free version of Microsoft Teams allows you to add up to 300 people per workplace. It comes with 10GB of team file storage and 2GB of personal storage per person, TechCrunch reported. Other key features include integrated content creation

Gene therapy may help treat chronic kidney disease
Gene therapy may help treat chronic kidney disease

NEW YORK: Scientists have found that administering gene therapy may reverse damage in kidney cells, suggesting a potential treatment for chronic kidney disease characterised by gradual loss of its functions.The research showed that whether adeno-associated virus (AAV) a relative of the virus that causes the common cold could deliver genetic material to damaged cells in

Rupee up 10 paise to 68.42 against US dollar
Rupee up 10 paise to 68.42 against US dollar

Mumbai – The rupee pared its initial gains, while trading 15 paise higher at 68.42 against the American currency in late morning deals on continued bouts of dollar selling from banks and exporters. The rupee resumed sharply higher at 68.32 from yesterday’s closing level of 68.57 at the inter-bank foreign exchange here. The Indian unit

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak to file counter-memorial on July 17
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak to file counter-memorial on July 17

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan is expected to file a second counter-memorial in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on July 17, on the conviction of retired Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death in April last year on charges of espionage and terrorism. Pakistan’s top attorney, Khawar Qureshi, had briefed caretaker Prime

Kylie Jenner is now a self-made billionaire
Kylie Jenner is now a self-made billionaire

Washington DC, [USA] : Step-sister to reality TV star Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner is now a billionaire. According to the Hollywood Reporter, at the age of 20, Jenner had amassed a whopping $900 million by from her family’s reality show ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’. She also has a successful cosmetics company ‘Kylie Cosmetics’ which

Facebook faces $660,000 fine in UK for data leak
Facebook faces $660,000 fine in UK for data leak

LONDON: UK’s data protection watchdog plans to slap a fine of 500,000 pounds ($662,501) on Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal. This is the highest permitted fine under Britain’s data protection law. In its investigation, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found that Facebook broke British law by failing to safeguard people’s information, and

'Soorma' is a must watch: Sachin Tendulkar
‘Soorma’ is a must watch: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar gave a thumbs up to Diljit Dosanjh’s upcoming flick, ‘Soorma’ after attending the screening of the film. ‘Soorma’ is based on the life of legendary hockey player Sandeep Singh.Taking to his Twitter, Tendulkar stated that the movie is a must watch as he praised the

No news on convicts on Pakistan's PTV World
No news on convicts on Pakistan’s PTV World

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jul 12 (ANI): Pakistan’s PTV World has decided not to show or have a discussion about any convicted person on any PTV Channel or Programme. The Pakistani channel issued an internal order directing its employees about the same. This comes a day after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is convicted in Avenfield

Now, type in Morse code with Google Gboard
Now, type in Morse code with Google Gboard

California [United States]: Google has added support for Morse code to its Gboard app for iOS. With support for Morse code, it will become easier for users with limited motion to communicate with just dots and dashes.The new support replaces the usual letters with the coded dots and dashes, and also offers text suggestions for