Oct 05

Bhumi Pednekar wins Face of Asia Award at BIFF
Bhumi Pednekar wins Face of Asia Award at BIFF

Actress Bhumi Pednekar has won the Face of Asia Award at the 24th edition of Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), and she is very “proud of it”.Bhumi, who is in South Korea for the screening of her film “Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare”, said: “I am humbled and very touched that my work has

ISRO releases pictures of moon surface clicked by OHRC
ISRO releases pictures of moon surface clicked by OHRC

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released the pictures of the moon surface clicked by the Orbiter High Resolution Camera (OHRC) mounted on the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter. For image click on the link below bit.ly/31JJnxm According to the ISRO, the pictures taken by the Orbiter from a height of 100 km from the moon surface

'Galaxy Fold' once again sold out in 30 minutes in India
Rs 1.65 lakh Samsung ‘Galaxy Fold’ sold out in 30 minutes in India

 Setting a sort of new record in the luxury smartphone segment, Samsung sold a total of 1,600 “Galaxy Fold” devices in flat 30 minutes after pre-bookings were open on the company’s official online store on Friday, highly-placed sources told IANS.The consumers who pre-booked “Galaxy Fold” have paid the full amount of Rs 1,64,999 upfront —

Hockey: Goalkeeper Savita completes 200 international caps for India
Hockey: Goalkeeper Savita completes 200 international caps for India

The Indian women’s hockey team’s goalkeeper Savita on Friday achieved the milestone of completing 200 international caps for the country. She reached this milestone during India’s fifth and final match of their tour to England, which took place against Great Britain in Marlow.Since making her debut at the Spar Cup Four Nations Tournament in Durban

Indian banking sector sound, stable: RBI Governor
Indian banking sector sound, stable: RBI Governor

Days after the PMC Bank came under scanner for alleged frauds, the RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday said that all was well with the banking system and one incident could not reflect the health of the overall system.He advised the public and depositors to not believe in rumours.”The Indian banking sector remains sound and

Vicky Kaushal visits Golden Temple for 'Sardar Udham Singh'
Vicky Kaushal visits Golden Temple for ‘Sardar Udham Singh’

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal visited the Golden Temple here before commencing the next shoot schedule for his upcoming film “Sardar Udham Singh”.Vicky on Friday took to Instagram, where he shared a photograph of himself praying.”Babaji, mehr bakshyo. #SardarUdhamSingh here we go!” he captioned the image.           View this post on Instagram

Amarinder urges PM to canalize Sutlej, Ravi and Beas for Punjab’s economic growth

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged the central government to take up canalisation of the state’s three eastern rivers of the Indus water system as a national project, to enable conservation of water and enhancement of the region’s economic growth.Canalization of rivers and development of riverfront areas, he said, will expand activities leading

Renault Kwid Facelift Launched At Rs 2.83 Lakh
Renault Kwid Facelift Launched At Rs 2.83 Lakh

The mid-life refreshed model comes after four years. Renault Kwid facelift gets redesigned front fascia and tail lamp.  It also gets a more advanced digital instrument cluster and a bigger touchscreen infotainment unit. Prices range between Rs 2.83 lakh and Rs 4.85 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Finally gets dual front airbags but as an optional fitting on RXT

Maruti S-Presso Launched At Rs 3.69 Lakh
Maruti S-Presso Launched At Rs 3.69 Lakh!

After its concept debut at the 2018 Auto Expo, Maruti has now launched the S-Presso micro-SUV, a new entry-level model in the carmaker’s lineup. It is available in nine variants in total and is priced from Rs 3.69 lakh to Rs 4.91 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The S-Presso is powered by a BS6-compliant 1.0-litre petrol engine that

Akshay on ‘Laxmmi Bomb’: Life begins at the end of our comfort zone

National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar has unveiled his look as Laxmmi from the upcoming film “Laxmmi Bomb”. He says it is a character he’s both excited and nervous about but then life begins at the end of the comfort zone.Akshay on Thursday took to Twitter, where he shared his first look from the horror-comedy film.

Mayank Agarwal becomes 86th Indian to score Test ton
Mayank Agarwal becomes 86th Indian to score Test ton

Right-handed batsman Mayank Agarwal on Thursday scored his maiden Test century. Mayank brought up his first century on Day 2 of the opening Test of the three-match series against South Africa at the VCA-ADCA Stadium. The 28-year-old, who made his debut against Australia in Melbourne in December 2018, scored his maiden Test ton in his eighth

DS7 Crossback Spied In India Again; Possible Rival To BMW X1 & Audi Q3

French automotive conglomerate PSA (Peugeot Société Anonyme) Groupe is in the process of setting up shop in India. While Citroen will be the first brand they launch here, it might be followed by DS Automobiles’ DS7 Crossback luxury SUV that has been spied testing in India again. The recently spotted DS7 is based on the

Passport necessary to visit Kartarpur shrine in Pakistan
Passport necessary to visit Kartarpur shrine in Pakistan

A passport is a must for devotees from India visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, where Guru Nanak Dev breathed his last, in Pakistan to pay obeisance.However, a visa will not be required. But the visitors need to get them themselves registered online at least a month ahead of their visit.These facts came to light at a

High-fructose diet damages liver's ability to burn fat
High-fructose diet damages liver’s ability to burn fat

Foods containing high levels of fructose, such as processed foods and sugar-sweetened beverages, may damage the liver’s ability to properly burn fat, warns a new study.”The most important takeaway of this study is that high fructose in the diet is bad,” said lead study author C. Ronald Kahn, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

150th Gandhi Jayanti: B-Town celebs remember Bapu
150th Gandhi Jayanti: B-Town celebs remember Bapu

On the occasion of the 150th Gandhi Jayanti on Wednesday, a string of Bollywood celebrities such as Shekhar Kapur, Arjun Kapoor and Sonali Bendre spoke of the impact of the Father of the Nation, and reiterated some of his words of wisdom.The celebrities took to Twitter to share their views on Gandhi, whose birth anniversary

Kapil Dev resigns as Cricket Advisory Committee chief after conflict charges
Kapil Dev resigns as Cricket Advisory Committee chief after conflict charges

Former India skipper Kapil Dev has resigned from his post as the head of the three-member ad-hoc Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).Speaking to IANS, sources in the know of developments said that Kapil has resigned from the position. “Yes, he has sent his resignation from the position of CAC chief.”  “There should have ideally been an

A Swachh Bharat milestone: Google Maps show 57K public toilets in India

In a fillip to Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Swachh Bharat Mission, Google Maps now lists over 57,000 public toilets in over 2,300 cities across the country, the company announced on the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, fulfilling a key aspiration of the Father of the Nation. More than 2.5 lakh users are already searching

Mahatma's sesquicentennial: PM Modi leads nation in paying tribute
Mahatma’s sesquicentennial: PM Modi leads nation in paying tribute

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday led the nation in paying respect to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary by paying tribute to the Father of Nation at the Raj Ghat here.He stayed for some time at the Raj Ghat where an all-faith prayer meeting was being held.   “Tributes to beloved Bapu! On #Gandhi150,

Hong Kong govt attend indoor China National Day ceremony
Hong Kong govt attend indoor China National Day ceremony

China National Day ceremony: Hong Kong government officials on Tuesday safely attended an indoor flag-raising ceremony to mark China’s National Day, away from a crowd who were protesting on the streets of the city plagued by democracy protests since June.The flag-raising ceremony that took place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre where Acting

IPL 2020 auction to take place on December 19 in Kolkata
IPL 2020 auction to take place on December 19 in Kolkata

IPL 2020 auction : The auction for next year’s edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held on December 19 in Kolkata. It is for the first time that the BCCI has decided to conduct the auctions at a new venue, going away from the tradition of holding it in Bengaluru.According to a