May 06

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

Hardik Pandya gets support after being called 'Kaalu bhai'
Hardik Pandya gets support after being called ‘Kaalu bhai’

There seems be no end to controversies when it comes to Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Television actress Krystle D’Souza has been trolled after she shared a picture alongside Pandya on social media.One of the users even made a racist comment saying, “Kaalu bhai. Aap West indies team ke world cup squad main select kyun nahi

OnePlus 7 Pro pricing, specifications leaked online
OnePlus 7 Pro pricing, specifications leaked online

With OnePlus gearing up for the official launch of its flagship device OnePlus 7 Pro on May 14, the specifications and pricing of the latest smartphone have been leaked online.The company is expected to unveil three OnePlus 7 Pro variants in India with the base model, featuring 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage, starting

Shilpa's son does this to impress guru Tiger Shroff
Shilpa’s son does this to impress guru Tiger Shroff

Actress Shilpa Shetty says her young son Viaan did his first back flip to impress his guru and actor Tiger Shroff, who calls the little one a superhero. Shilpa posted a brief video on Instagram on Saturday. It has shirtless Tiger “in the house” with Viaan doing the back flip.”Little gymnastic student showing off some

Sunny Deol's 'Gadar' sequel will take Tara and Sakeena's story forward
Sunny Deol’s ‘Gadar’ sequel will take Tara and Sakeena’s story forward

 A sequel to Sunny Deol‘s 2001 blockbuster “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha” is underway and the story will be a continuation from the original film with a backdrop of India-Pakistan.The film, directed by Anil Sharma, ranks among the top three Indian films in all-time highest footfalls. According to sources, it had 17 crore footfalls and had

'The Voice' gets winner from Harshdeep Kaur's team
‘The Voice’ gets winner from Harshdeep Kaur’s team

Sumit Saini, from coach and singer Harshdeep Kaur’s team, has won the singing reality show “The Voice”.Sumit was awarded with a special title of India’s ultimate voice by the iconic singer Asha Bhosle on the occasion of the Grand Finale, which was aired on StarPlus on Saturday. The winner took home the trophy and a

Cyclone Fani: Bangladesh death toll reaches nine
Cyclone Fani: Bangladesh death toll reaches nine

The death toll due to cyclone Fani that slammed into Bangladesh after striking the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, has increased to nine, authorities said on Sunday. While confirming the toll, state Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman said that over 60 people were also injured, reports bdnews24.The severe cyclonic storm,

Akshay's old video calling 'Toronto is my home' viral
Akshay’s old video calling ‘Toronto is my home’ viral

A day after Akshay Kumar issued a statement regarding the controversy over his citizenship, an old video of the Bollywood actor went viral on social media where he is calling Toronto as his home. The “Khiladi” star, who was roped in as the brand ambassador for Canadian tourism in India in 2010, on May 3

Punjab government performance below average: ADR
Punjab government performance below average: ADR

Better employment opportunities, agriculture loan availability and higher price realisation for farm produce have been the top three priorities of Punjab voters but the state government’s performance over these issues has been below average, according to an ADR survey. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said better employment opportunities (51.70 per cent), agriculture loan availability

Indian man in UAE wins dirhams 15 million in Abu Dhabi raffle

 An Indian man in the UAE has hit a jackpot by winning a whopping dirham 15 million (USD 4 million) in a raffle draw in Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to the long list of lucky winners from India. Shojith KS, who lives in Sharjah, won on Friday at the Abu Dhabi Duty Free’s Big

Shubhman Gill grabbed opportunity with both hands: Karthik
Shubhman Gill grabbed opportunity with both hands: Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets to keep their chances alive of making it to the playoffs in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Chasing 184, KKR rode on the unbeaten half century from Shubhman Gill as they easily crossed the line with 12 balls to spare at

Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway, no deaths

Officials say a charter plane travelling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway. A Naval Air Station Jacksonville news release says a Boeing 737 arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, crashed into the St Johns River Friday night. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office posted on Twitter

Pakistan tightens noose around Masood
Pakistan tightens noose around Masood

Pakistan has issued an official order to freeze the assets of and impose a travel ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar after the UN declared him a “global terrorist”.Pakistan-based Azhar is also banned from selling or purchasing arms and ammunition. The UN sanctions committee on the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda on Wednesday announced the designation

Facebook, Instagram ban 'dangerous' individuals
Facebook, Instagram ban ‘dangerous’ individuals

Facebook and its photo-messaging service Instagram have banned several right-wing extremists it deems “dangerous” including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone. Facebook and Instagram also banned the “Nation of Islam” leader Louis Farrakhan who has repeatedly made anti-Semitic statements.”We’ve always banned individuals or organisations that promote or engage in violence

Amazon's India summer sale starts on Friday midnight
Amazon’s India summer sale starts on Friday midnight

Amazon’s Indian arm would start on Friday midnight its annual summer sale with great deals and deep discounts, said the world’s leading e-tailer. “Our annual summer sale will begin across the country on Friday midnight with great deals across thousands of products till May 7,” said the city-based firm in a statement here.The company, however,

OnePlus 7 likely to cost around Rs 40,000: techARC
OnePlus 7 likely to cost around Rs 40,000: techARC

The much-awaited OnePlus 7 may cost Rs 39,500 as with every new flagship launch, OnePlus has consistently increased the price by 12.6 per cent on an average, a study by market research firm techARC claimed on Thursday.The base variant of OnePlus 6 was launched last year at Rs 34,999.The starting price of OnePlus 7 is

Living alone ups risk of mental disorders
Living alone ups risk of mental disorders

Mental health problems are more common in people living alone regardless of age and sex, says a study. “The prevalence of common mental disorders was higher in individuals living alone than in those not living alone in all survey years,” the study noted. For the study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, the researchers used

Sunny Deol offers prayers at Dera Baba Nanak Gurdwara
Sunny Deol offers prayers at Dera Baba Nanak Gurdwara

Actor Sunny Deol, the BJP candidate from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, Thursday offered prayers at the Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak here before hitting the campaign trail.The national film award winner for movies “Ghayal” and “Damini” is pitted against sitting MP and Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar, AAP’s Peter Masih and PDA’s Lal Chand in electoral