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Indian-origin cricketer found guilty of indecent exposure

Indian-origin cricketer found guilty of indecent exposure

LONDON: An Indian-origin cricketer in the UK has been found guilty of indecently exposing himself to two women on a housing estate in the East Midlands region. Shiv Thakor, an all-rounder with the Derbyshire County Cricket Club and a former England captain of the Under-19 team, was labelled as “Shifty Shiv” by one of the victims after […]

Manushi Chhillar Photos: Beautiful and glamorous pictures of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar

Manushi Chhillar Photos: Beautiful and glamorous pictures of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar

Indian model and beauty pageant holder Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World 2017 on November 18, 2017. Prior to this, she was crowned Femina Miss India 2017 on June 25, 2017. Chhillar is the sixth Indian beauty to have won the title, actress Priyanka Chopra to have won the title last in the year 2000. Manushi Chhillar was crowned the 54th Femina […]

Femina Miss India Manushi Chhillar brings home Miss World crown after 17 years

Femina Miss India Manushi Chhillar brings home Miss World crown after 17 years

It was a proud moment for India as Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World 2017 among 118 contestants from various countries at a glittering event held at Sanya City Arena in Sanya, China, on Saturday. Andrea Meza, Miss Mexico, was crowned first runner-up and Stephanie Hill, Miss England, second runner-up. Manushi, a medical student from Haryana who dreams of […]

Delhi air pollution: City’s ‘dust’ screen hiding bigger killers

Delhi air pollution: City’s ‘dust’ screen hiding bigger killers

Dust may be the most visible marker of Delhi’s air pollution, but its sheer abundance may actually be masking the bigger killers – emissions from vehicles, thermal power plants and industries. Studies and research reports have underlined that its the chemical composition of ultrafine particulates PM2.5 or PM10, and not their volume, which is more […]

India Vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Preview: India Would Be Keen To Keep Purple Streak Alive

India Vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Preview: India Would Be Keen To Keep Purple Streak Alive

India have been in sensational form over the past year or so and captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri would be very keen to ensure that the purple streak continues against Sri Lanka as the two sides step up their preparations for the 1st Test, to be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata from […]

Pakistani students bring home silver from international science competition

Pakistani students bring home silver from international science competition

A team of young scientists from Pakistan won a silver medal in the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition, The Express Tribune reported on Tuesday. The Pakistani team, comprising 10 boys and two girls, built a DNA circuit to develop a “Reporter Fish” that would be able to detect contaminated water by changing its colour and warn fishermen. […]

Dubai Airshow: India marketing supersonic cruise missile BrahMos

Dubai Airshow: India marketing supersonic cruise missile BrahMos

DUBAI: India seems to be aggressively marketing its supersonic cruise missile BrahMos at the Dubai Airshow and is in talks with countries in the Middle East region. In the sprawl of pavilions boasting of cutting edge aviation and defence technology at the Dubai Airshow, a stall with scale models of Sukhoi Su-30 MKI planes, ships, submarines […]

ASEAN-India summit: PM Modi calls for efforts to uproot terrorism, backs rules-based security architecture

ASEAN-India summit: PM Modi calls for efforts to uproot terrorism, backs rules-based security architecture

Identifying terrorism and extremism as the major challenge facing the region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called on ASEAN member states for joint efforts to mitigate the menace. “We have individually strived very hard to fight terrorism and violent extremism. It is time that we jointly address this challenge by intensifying cooperation in this crucial area,” PM […]

US Congress authorizes $700 million for reimbursing Pakistan

US Congress authorizes $700 million for reimbursing Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The Ame­rican Congress has authorised up to $700 million in Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to reimburse Pakistan for activities carried out in support of US operations in Afghanistan. The authorisation is included in the reconciled text of the House and Senate versions of the 2018 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA-2018), which was released on […]

Over 1.3 lakh Indians ‘book ticket’ to Mars

Over 1.3 lakh Indians ‘book ticket’ to Mars

More than 1.3 lakh Indian space enthusiasts have submitted their names to NASA to be carried to Mars onboard the US space agency’s mission to the red planet next year. Last month, NASA invited members of the public to send their names which will be carried on the InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy […]

ASEAN Summit: Eye on China as India joins quadrilateral with US, Australia & Japan

ASEAN Summit: Eye on China as India joins quadrilateral with US, Australia & Japan

With an eye on China’s activities in the region, India on Sunday said that the first meeting of its officials in Manila with those from the US, Australia and Japan — described as the “quadrilateral” — agreed that a “free, open, prosperous and inclusive Indo-Pacific region serves the long-term interests of all countries in the […]

WWE Signs First Female Middle Eastern and Indian Wrestlers

WWE Signs First Female Middle Eastern and Indian Wrestlers

STAMFORD, CT: World Wrestling Entertainment Inc, the American publicly traded, privately held entertainment company recently announced in mid-October that it has signed up the first women wrestlers from India and the Middle East. WWE deals primarily in professional wrestling but also has film, music, video games, product licensing and direct product sales. Founded in 1952 […]

Some Tried To Create A Rift Between MS Dhoni And Me: Virat Kohli

Some Tried To Create A Rift Between MS Dhoni And Me: Virat Kohli

Their bonding has become stronger with the passage of time and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is proud of the fact that no external force has been able to affect his friendship with predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni. “A lot of people try to plug in stories of rift between us. The best part is neither he reads […]

British High Commissioner summoned over ‘malicious’ anti-Pakistan slogans on London cabs

British High Commissioner summoned over ‘malicious’ anti-Pakistan slogans on London cabs

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned the British High Commissioner in Pakistan Thomas Drew on Friday over slogans being displayed on London cabs “that directly attack Pakistan’s territorial integrity and sovereignty.” According to a statement released by the Foreign Office, “the high commissioner was informed that Pakistan, in line with the UN Charter, rejects actions and […]

Govt said to have approved Rs7,000 crore fund for six new IIT campuses

Govt said to have approved Rs7,000 crore fund for six new IIT campuses

The union cabinet is learnt to have approved funds worth Rs7,000 crore for the establishment of permanent campuses of six IITs across the country on Tuesday, people in the government aware of the development said. Click here to read more… Credit: livemint.com

India sets Guinness world record by cooking 918kg khichdi

India sets Guinness world record by cooking 918kg khichdi

India on Saturday set a Guinness world record by cooking 918kg khichdi, a traditional multi-grain dish, at the ongoing global food event organised by the government in the national capital. A team of 50 people led by celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor and NGO Akshaya Patra supervised the night-long preparations and yoga guru Ramdev Baba put […]

India vs New Zealand: Hosts Canter To 53-Run Win In Ashish Nehra’s Farewell Match

India vs New Zealand: Hosts Canter To 53-Run Win In Ashish Nehra’s Farewell Match

India on Wednesday gave a fitting farewell gift to Ashish Nehra by outclassing New Zealand by 53 runs in the first Twenty20 match at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. The hosts also recorded their first ever T20 win against Kiwis in six outings. Riding on Shikhar Dhawan (80)  and Rohit Sharma’s (80) blazing innings and […]

In a first, Indian team heads to Israel for combat drill

In a first, Indian team heads to Israel for combat drill

NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday dispatched a C-130J ‘Super Hercules’ aircraft, along with a 45-member contingent, including Garud commandos, to Israel to take part in the top-notch multilateral ‘Blue Flag-17’ exercise from November 2 to 16. This is the first time India has sent a contingent to participate in a military exercise in Israel. The […]

Now, UP Chief Minister’s Secretariat gets a saffron touch

Now, UP Chief Minister’s Secretariat gets a saffron touch

AFTER BUSES, school bags and government booklets, the chief minister’s secretariat – known as the Annexe and Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan in government records – is also getting a saffron touch. At present, work is on to paint the boundary wall and top of the secretariat building saffron. It was till now off white in […]

PM Modi hails India’s ‘historic jump’ in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking, vows to scale greater economic growth

PM Modi hails India’s ‘historic jump’ in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking, vows to scale greater economic growth

Hailing India’s significant jump in World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stated that the “historic jump” in the index is the “outcome of all-round and muti-sectoral reform” push of his government. In the latest edition of the World Bank’s global rankings, India climbed a significant 30 places to rank 100th on […]

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