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B-town expresses shock, sends out prayers

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Madhur Bhandarkar and Preity Zinta on Friday took to twitter to express shock and condemn the terror attack in Nice, France. Akshay Kumar: Sad to wake up to the news of the Nice Attack! Heart breaking! I was thereFrance attack last year, beautiful place and people. Prayers for the


Won’t allow a single drop of water to go out of state: Sukhbir

Jalalabad: “The SAD-BJP government is fully committed to protecting the river waters of Punjab and would pull out all stops so as to ensure that the interests of Punjab are not affected on SYL issue which is a matter of life and death importance for farming community of the state” said Sukhbir Singh Badal on

Five killed, 29 hurt in Taiwan nursing home fire

Taipei: A fire that tore through a nursing home killed five people and injured another 29 in Taiwan today. Television footage showed elderly people being evacuated from the facility, some in clothes blackened by smoke. Three bodies were found in the private nursing facility on the eighth floor of a ten-storey building in Xindian, New

Breaking- Fire breaks out at Amritsar Railway station, reservation counter gutted

Amritsar: Major fire broke out at Amritsar Railway station, on Thursday. According to the reports reservation counter was reduced into

Get even the last drop out from shampoo bottle soon

New York:  Ever struggled with a shampoo bottle in trying to get the last drop out or the last bit of a hand wash, dish wash or laundry detergent? Worry not as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found a way to create the perfect texture inside plastic bottles to let soap products flow out

Chile edge out Argentina to retain Copa America crown

 East Rutherford (New Jersey):  Chile successfully defended their crown by edging out Argentina via penalty shootout in the final of the Copa America Centenario football tournament at the Metlife Stadium here on Sunday evening. In a virtual replay of last year’s final, Chile claimed their second successive title triumph with a 4-2 (0-0) result in

Getting out of bad relationship good for your health

New York: While high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health for young people, faster they get out of low-quality relationships, the better their health, says a new study. “Low-quality relationships are detrimental to health. The findings suggest that it’s better for health to be single than to be in a low-quality relationship,”

Rejig in Punjab BJP: Sidhu in, Joshi out

Induction of RS member Navjot Sidhu in the core group has created an unsavoury flutter in the SAD, BJP in Punjab Chandigarh: Throwing a surprise for not only the Akalis but also for a major section of the BJP cadre, the saffron party has included Rajya Sabha MP Navjot Singh Sidhu in its Punjab core


Uber rolls out upfront fares in India, US

New Delhi: Cab-hailing app Uber today said it will now present its riders in the US and in some parts of India with ‘upfront fare’, making it easier for customers to see how much they will have to pay for a ride. The fare will be calculated on the basis of expected travel time, distance,

Ramkumar and Raja-Sharan pair bow out of Wimbledon qualifiers

London: Youngster Ramkumar Ramanthan foughthis heart out before losing a tight second round singles match while Purav Raja and Divij Sharan bowed out in the men’s doubles first round of the Wimbledon Qualifiers, here. Up against German 21st seed and world number 130, the 21-year-old Indian lost 6-7(5) 6-7(3), bringing the curtains down on India’s

Ganguly does not rule out coaching India in future

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly did not rule out the idea of coaching the national cricket team, saying that he would want to appear for an interview in future. Ganguly is member of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Cricket Advisory Ccommittee (CAC) along with V.V.S. Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar, assigned

Rahul travels out of India on ‘short visit’

New Delhi: A day after his 46th birthday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he was going out of the country on a short visit. He did not disclose his destination. “Travelling out of the country for a few days on a short visit. Thanks again to all who met and wished me

Fire breaks out at Tata Group HQ in Mumbai

Mumbai: A fire broke out in the historic’Bombay House’, headquarters of the Tata Group, in south Mumbai today, but no loss of life or damage to property was reported, officials said. “Fire broke out in the ‘Bombay House’, which houses headquarters of the Tata Group, due to short circuit at about 10:30 AM,” a Fire

Lt Gen Rawat reviews passing out parade at NDA

Pune: General officer Commanding-in-Chief of Army’s Southern Command Lt Gen Bipin Rawat today reviewed the passing out parade of 130th course of National Defence Academy (NDA) here and appreciated the institute for having trained such fine cadets and honed their skills. A total 312 cadets graduated from NDA as they passed through the portals of