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All you need to know about Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL)

All you need to know about Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL)

DP Correspondent Chandigarh The meteoric rise of kabaddi is set to welcome yet another new chapter as the ‘Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IPKL)’ is all set to take center stage from the May 13 and will feature a total of eight teams that include 160 Indian players and 16 foreign imports. The franchise league,

'Endgame' crosses $2 bn, now second highest grosser

‘Endgame’ crosses $2 bn, now second highest grosser

Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame” has surpassed the $2 billion mark in its second weekend, obliterating the record for the fastest film to reach that milestone. “Avengers: Endgame” is now the second-highest grossing movie of all time with $2.188 billion globally, passing “Titanic” in just 11 days. It took “Avatar”, the previous record holder for quickest

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan. “When the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was in India, I requested him to release the prisoners before Ramadan and he accepted my proposal,”

250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel

250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel

Approximately 250 rockets were fired by Gaza militants towards Israel, which has responded with airstrikes on over 100 targets across the coastal enclave, to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Sunday. The escalation began Saturday morning with about 50 rockets fired towards Israel within the course of an hour and continued late into the

US dollar falls amid weaker manufacturing data

US dollar falls amid weaker manufacturing data

The US dollar decreased in late trading on Friday, as investors digested a mixed batch of US economic data, amid worries over slowing activities in the manufacturing sector. In late New York trading, the euro increased to $1.1194 from $1.1175 in the previous session, and the British pound rose to $1.3164 from $1.3027 in the

21 injured as Boeing 737 skids into Florida river

21 injured as Boeing 737 skids into Florida river

At least 21 people were injured after a Boeing 737 charter jet arriving at a naval air station in Florida from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off the runway into a river, authorities said. All of the 136 passengers and seven crew members had been rescued by early Saturday morning, a Navy spokeswoman said. None of

Be ready to tackle Baghdadi's threat: Lanka PM

Be ready to tackle Baghdadi’s threat: Lanka PM

The whole world should be vigilant following the threat by the Islamic State terror group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said. “Baghdadi said his organisation is ready to attack any city in the world any time. This is a threat to the entire world. Therefore, all countries should see

Apple Air Pods 2: Wireless experience just got better

Apple Air Pods 2: Wireless experience just got better

If you own an iPhone, an Apple Watch is a must for its plethora of benefits, including health. When it comes to earbuds, the second-generation wireless AirPods would complete the family. Launched in 2016, Apple’s Air Pods have seen a transformation of sorts — becoming an integral part of not only millennials’ lives but iPhones

Rs 300 cr hole in Air India pocket as Pakistan air space closes

Rs 300 cr hole in Air India pocket as Pakistan air space closes

Air India has suffered losses of around Rs 300 crore since late February as its long haul flights from New Delhi are taking longer to reach destinations in Europe, the Gulf and the US because of the closure of Pakistan’s airspace. The Pakistani airspace has remained shut for traffic to and from India ever since

US to withdraw from global arms treaty: Trump

US to withdraw from global arms treaty: Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced that the US is withdrawing from an international arms trade treaty signed by the Obama administration, marking Washington’s latest exit from an international pact. Trump made the announcement while attending an annual meeting of the National Rifle Association in the US city of Indianapolis on Friday, Xinhua reported.”We’re taking

Season three of Netflix's 'Designated Survivor' to premiere on June 7

Season three of Netflix’s ‘Designated Survivor’ to premiere on June 7

Netflix has announced that the third season of Keifer Sutherland-starrer “Designated Survivor” will premiere on June 7.The political thriller features Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, a low-level Cabinet member who is suddenly catapulted to the position of President of the United States without preparation after a devastating terrorist attack strikes during the State of the Union,

Video games affect girls more than boys: Study

Video games affect girls more than boys: Study

Dear parents, please take note. When it comes to video gaming, girls in the 6-12 age group are at a heightened risk of developing less social competence than boys, warn researchers. The researchers found that 10-year-old girls who played games frequently had less social competence than 12-year-old than girls who played less frequently. The study

Nepal's first ever satellite launched into space

Nepal’s first ever satellite launched into space

Nepals first satellite has been launched into space, which will soon start rotating around the Earths orbit to collect information about the country’s topography and Earths magnetic field, officials said here on Thursday. The NepaliSat-1 was launched at 2.31 a.m. on Wednesday from the Virginia-based station of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the

India to be guest of honour at Abu Dhabi book fair

India to be guest of honour at Abu Dhabi book fair

India will be the guest of honour at the 29th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair that will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital from April 24 to 30. Over 1,000 publishers from 50 countries will participate in the 29th edition of the fair, reports The Khaleej Times. The National

BIG ISSUE: Google sharing data with US forces

BIG ISSUE: Google sharing data with US forces

At a time when concerns over data collection and breach by tech majors are on the rise, it has been reported that US law enforcement officials have been turning to a particular Google database called “Sensorvault” to trace location and other data of people as part of their investigations. The database, that is otherwise maintained

Pakistan Minister asks Britain to return Koh-i-Noor

Pakistan Minister asks Britain to return Koh-i-Noor

Islamabad April 11 Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday asked Britain to return to Islamabad the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond, which is claimed by India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and also Iran. The 105-carat diamond has been part of the British crown jewels for the past 150 years. Chaudhry also endorsed the demand that the British empire must

Berlin spreads Guru Nanak's message by planting saplings

Berlin spreads Guru Nanak’s message by planting saplings

Berlin spreads Guru Nanak’s message: As the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, is being celebrated throughout the world this year, his message of love, peace, equality and brotherhood is being brought to the wider world — both by the Sikhs and by Indian missions abroad. As a rare event

Trump to migrants: We can't take you anymore

Trump to migrants: We can’t take you anymore

US President Donald Trump paid a visit to the US-Mexico border on Friday, following a week of confusing comments over whether he’d shut it down.The President stopped in Calexico, California, on Friday afternoon to tour replacement border fencing and participate in a border security roundtable. According to the Arizona Republic, the two-mile stretch replacement barrier

Jonas Brothers drop new song 'Cool'

Jonas Brothers drop new song ‘Cool’

Jonas Brothers new song ‘Cool’:The Jonas Brothers have released their second music video called “Cool”, just days after announcing their comeback with the recent “Sucker”.The song, which has been shot in Miami, depicts the boys performing on the beach, hanging around on yachts and generally living it up on stage. Lyrically, “Cool” isn’t as focused

US against JeM chief Masood Azhar

US against JeM chief Masood Azhar

US hits at China: China on Wednesday hit out at the US for threatening to use “all available resources” to designate Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a ‘global terrorist’, saying Washington’s move is complicating the issue and not conducive to peace and stability in South Asia. After China put a hold on a French