Jun 05

Will never work with Honey Singh: Raftaar

New Delhi: Rappers Raftaar and Yo Yo Honey Singh churned out hit tracks as a part of their group Mafia Mundeer but the former says he is no more interested in any collaboration with “Lungi Dance” hitmaker. Raftaar and Honey Singh have been at loggerheads since March after the latter took potshots at rapper Badshah,

Kejriwal won’t leave Delhi, CM candidate for Punjab not yet decided: Ashutosh

Panaji: The Aam Aadmi Party today scotchedspeculation that its national convenor Arvind Kejriwal could be projected as chief ministerial candidate in Punjab Assembly elections due next year. “It is baseless. It’s all rumours. There is no substance in it. Kejriwal will not leave Delhi government,” AAP national spokesman Ashutosh told PTI. He said the party

Mehbooba pays homage to slain BSF jawans, slams terror attacks

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said the terror attacks in Anantnag district were an attempt to derail the peace and reconciliation process in Jammu and Kashmir as she paid homage to three BSF personnel who were killed in an ambush by militants near Bijbehara on Friday. Mehbooba, who visited the frontier headquarters of BSF

Russian developer collaborates with FB, Google to make ‘machines see’

Skolkovo (Russia): A Russian developer here has created an open source computer vision platform, in collaboration with Facebook and Google, that acts as a teaching machine and enables them “see”. VisionLabs, a solutions developer in the field of computer vision, data analysis and robotics, and a Skolkovo IT Cluster resident have developed this as a

Youth kills sister’s husband for marrying against his wish

Chandigarh: A man was killed by his wife’s brother for marrying her against his will on Saturday at Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh. Mohammad Irfan, aged 22, was stabbed to death with a meat chopping knife at around 6 am. The slain victim hailed from Bijnour, Uttar Pradesh and married Sahiba, aged 19, just six days ago.

SGPC allows media coverage in Golden Temple tomorrow

Amritsar: Taking a u-turn, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today decided to allow media coverage in the Golden Temple premises tomorrow, the 32nd anniversary of Operation Blue Star. “We are allowing the media with the humble request that they should maintain the sanctity of the Golden Temple, since certain media people some time create interruption

HRD Ministry to launch DTH channels to telecast IIT lectures live

New Delhi: Students across the country would soon be able to watch live telecast of lectures from six IITs and some other top institutions while seated in their living rooms, with the HRD Ministry set to launch 32 Direct-to-Home channels to cater to their needs. The Department of Space has agreed to allot two transponders

Why boys do better in science exam than girls explained

Washington: Male students may perform better than females in life science exams not because they have better academic ability, but due to the way the questions are designed, according to new research. The study also found that high socioeconomic status students perform better than lower-status students on the same tests. Researchers from Arizona State University

Afghan award to PM a great honour for India: Jaitley

New Delhi: India today thanked Afghanistanfor conferring the country’s highest civilian honour — the Amir Amanullah Khan award — on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit there. Expressing gratitude to Afghan government for the prestigious award, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it was an honour not only for the Prime Minister, but for the

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Jayalalithaa thanks Modi for metro rail extension sanction

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendre Modi for the union cabinet’s approval for extending the metro rail service here. In a letter to Modi, Jayalalithaa said: “I understand that the Union Cabinet has accorded approval to the proposal to extend Corridor I of Phase I of the Chennai Metro

7 killed in militant attack in Afghanistan court

Kabul: At least seven people, including a senior local judge, were killed and 19 others wounded after militants stormed a court in Afghanistan’s Logar province on Sunday, police said. The attack took place around 11.00 a.m. in the provincial capital of Pul-e-Alam city, Xinhua news agency reported. “The initial reports found five civilians were killed

Boxing legend Ali’s public funeral to be held in hometown

Washington: A public funeral and memorial service for late boxing legend Muhammad Ali will be held next week in his home town of Louisville, Kentucky, a family spokesman said on Saturday. A private family funeral will take place on Thursday and Ali’s coffin will move through the streets of Louisville on Friday, June 10, before

US officer arrested in Japan’s Okinawa for drink-driving

Tokyo: A US naval officer was arrested today for alleged drink-driving on Okinawa, Japanese police said, where military personnel are already under curfew after a suspected rape and murder by a base employee. Naval officer Aimee Mejia, 21, was arrested shortly after midnight today on suspicion of drink-driving, an Okinawa police spokesman said. She had

Jats begin fresh quota stir as Haryana goes on alert

Chandigarh: Jat leaders today began a freshquota agitation in Haryana even as over 5000 paramilitary personnel were deployed along with large contingents of the state police to maintain law and order. Jat leaders in Jassia village of Rohtak district, the epicentre of violence during the February stir, began the agitation by performing a ‘havan’. Jats

Film personalities mourn Sulabha Deshpande’s death

Mumbai: Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar, actorsRishi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit among others from the film industry have expressed grief over the passing of veteran theatre and film actor Sulabha Deshpande. Deshpande, who had acted in numerous Marathi and Hindi films, died at her Mumbai residence yesterday after a prolonged illness, family sources said.

Defaulters won’t be allowed to sleep well: Jaitley

Osaka: Amid 10 state-run lenders suffering losses of over Rs 15,000 crore in the March quarter, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has promised greater capital support to banks while warning that defaulters cannot be allowed to “sleep well”, leaving all the worry to bankers. He also rejected suggestions that huge losses being posted by public sector

ICICI Bank plans to go paperless in green drive

New Delhi: ICICI Bank plans to go paperless by putting a host of banking services on a digital platform to reduce its carbon footprint as part of its environmental sustainability drive. “As a responsible bank, ICICI Bank always focused on all the societal stakeholders, including the environment. We have been endeavoring to go paperless by

Wife of top Bangla police officer shod dead in Bangladesh

Dhaka: The wife of a top Bangladeshi police officer who carried out several raids against militants was stabbed and shot dead today by three bike-borne assailants in front of her minor son in the port city of Chittagong, the latest attack by suspected extremists, police said. Mahmuda Aktar, 33, was targeted by the gunmen at

Breaking: One crore cash seized from businessman’s car in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: The city police have seized one crore cash from the car of businessman at Sherpur chowk on Sunday.The police have installed checkpoint in the view of Ghallughara diwas and while checking one crore cash has been recovered.ADCP Sandeep Garg is further investigating the