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Daily Archives: 21st March 2018

Kim Jong-un Congratulates Russian President on Re-election

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has congratulated Vladimir Putin on his re-election as the President of Russia.

Armed Robbers Loot Rs 18 Lakh Outside HDFC Bank in Punjab

Two robbers open fired at the employees of a private security company and snatched almost 18 lakh outside HDFC Bank on Ludhiana-Ferozepur Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Christian Body Celebrates 25 Years in Delhi

Celebrating the life of peace, unity and renewing their faith, an ecumenical movement organization, Tangkhul Christian Fellowship Delhi (TCFD) marked the 25th years of Silver Jubilee celebration at the St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School recently here.

Freezing the Nerve can Kindle Weight Loss

Turns out, freezing a nerve can ignite weight loss.

CRPF Personnel Placed Under Suspension for vandalising Periyar's statue

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, who was arrested for vandalising Periyar's statue in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai, was placed under suspension on Wednesday.

CRPF Personnel Placed Under Suspension for vandalising Periyar’s statue

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, who was arrested for vandalising Periyar's statue in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai, was placed under suspension on Wednesday.

Police Bust Cheating Racket in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Police's Special Task Force on Wednesday arrested four college students for running a cheating racket.

Rani Mukerji Pens a Heartfelt Letter on her Birthday

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji shared a heartfelt letter on Wednesday to mark her 40th birthday.

Delhi High Court Issues Notice to all 2G Case Accused

On the basis of the appeal filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notices to all the accused including former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum case.

Acupuncture can Help Relieve Menopausal Symptoms

Here's some good news for menopausal women! According to a study, acupuncture can help alleviate your menopausal symptoms.

IT Minister Threatens Mark Zuckerberg

Minister of Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Wednesday sent out a word of warning to Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, over the allegations of data breach.

Chitkara University Professor Achieves Honours at Economic Times – Power of Ideas 2018

Chitkara University is happy to announce that its professor Dr. Nitin Saluja, Assistant Director Research from Chitkara University Research and Innovation Network (CURIN) has got selected in Economic Times - Power of Ideas, an event by Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Facebook.

How Praise can Motivate Autistic Adults to Exercise More

Praise may motivate young adults with autism to exercise more, according to a study.

Raid Crosses 50 crore Mark Before its First Week

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn's crime-thriller, 'Raid' has crossed the Rs 50 crore mark at the domestic Box Office in just five days of its release.

Goa Chief Minister Responding Well to Treatment in US

Further treatment on Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has begun and he is responding well, said Parrikar's Personel Secretary (PS) Rupesh Kamat.

Both Houses Adjourned Till Tomorrow

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs on Wednesday stormed the well of the Rajya Sabha over the demand of special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

Bombay High Court Orders Release of Lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui in CDR Case

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered the release of lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui, in connection with the Call Data Records (CDR) case.

CBI Searches Properties of Chennai Based Firm for Cheating 14 Banks

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday conducted searches at various properties of Chennai based Kanishk Gold Pvt Ltd and accused persons for allegedly cheating 14 banks.

2-yr-old Dies due to Alleged Starvation in Madhya Pradesh

A two-year-old girl child from Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district died on Tuesday allegedly due to starvation after her father failed to buy food for her as he was "denied" his due wages.

Cabinet Approves new Scheme, Ayushman Bharat

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, approved the launch of a new centrally sponsored scheme, the Ayushman Bharat -National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM).

Avoid Speculation on Congress Leaders Resignations, Says Khurshid

Former union minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said unnecessary speculation in connection with Congress state party chiefs stepping-down one after another must be avoided.

Ashwini Choubeys son Rebuffs Reports of FIR for Inciting Violence in Bhagalpur

Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat on Wednesday rebuffed the reports of a First Information Report (FIR) field against him, in connection with a communal clash that broke in Bihar's Bhagalpur.

Punjab Beat Odisha 2-1 in the Opening Game of Santosh Trophy

Former champions Punjab rallied from a goal down to edge past Odisha 2-1 in the opening game of the 72nd Santosh Trophy at the Sailen Manna Sports Complex in Howrah last evening.

Black Panther Becomes Most Tweeted About Movie of all Time

After ruling the global box office, 'Black Panther' has now become the king of Twitter.

Student Dies While Taking Selfie in Uttar Pradesh

A student in Meerut district on Tuesday died after slipping into a canal while allegedly taking a selfie along with his friends.

Whatsapp Co-founder Says Its Time to Delete Facebook

Amid rising speculations of social media giant Facebook's involvement in the alleged misuse of users' private data, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton took to Twitter asking everyone to delete Facebook.

Google Pays Homage to Ustad Bismillah Khan With Doodle

Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan was lauded on Wednesday by Google with a dedicated doodle.

BJP Karnataka Leader Yediyurappa's Lingayat Stance Remains Murky

BJP state President, B. S. Yeddyurappa's stance on the demand for a separate Lingayat religion is under the lens. A document from 2013 that has been leaked in which he supports a separate Lingayat religion. This is contrary to his current public political stance that Lingayat are Hindus and that there is no need for a separate religion status for them

BJP Karnataka Leader Yediyurappa’s Lingayat Stance Remains Murky

BJP state President, B. S. Yeddyurappa's stance on the demand for a separate Lingayat religion is under the lens. A document from 2013 that has been leaked in which he supports a separate Lingayat religion. This is contrary to his current public political stance that Lingayat are Hindus and that there is no need for a separate religion status for them

Venezuela Slams Donald Trump for Banning its Cryptocurrency

Diosdado Cabellohe, vice president of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela slammed United States President Donald Trump for signing a decree prohibiting Americans from using Venezuela's newly introduced cryptocurrency, Petro.

United Nations Condoles Deaths of Indians in Iraq

The United Nations condoled the death of 39 Indian nationals abducted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq, saying the tragedy is yet another example of barbarism and cruelty by the notorious terror outfit.

Trump to Get Together in the not too Distant Future With Putin

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin, following his landslide victory in the presidential election, and added that the two leaders "will probably get together in the not-too-distant future" to discuss the international arms race.

Trump Slams Iranian Rulers on Persian New Year

On Nowruz 2018, also known as the Persian New Year, which was on March 20, United States President Donald Trump had a message for the Iranians - Your country's government is corrupt.

Sexual Harassment Victim Attempts Suicide

A victim of sexual harassment on Tuesday attempted suicide outside Inspector General's (IG) house in Sagar city of Madhya Pradesh.

Raj Babbar Resigns as Uttar Pradesh Congress President

Raj Babbar on Wednesday resigned from the post of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief, a party source said.

Over 4 Lakh Beggars in India, West Bengal Tops Chart

Union Minister for Social Justice Thawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday said West Bengal has the highest number of beggars and vagrants in India.

Now Order Pizza Hut Through Sneakers

Pizza lovers, Rejoice! You can now order Pizza Hut through sneakers. Yes, you read that right.

Naidu Accuses BJP of Weakening Andhra

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not only doing injustice to the state but is also weakening it by constantly hitting out at him.

Goa Mining Would not Harm Environment, Says Gadkari

Union Minister for Shipping and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari, on Tuesday said the Centre will ensure that no harm to the environment is caused.

Ex-french President Nicolas Sarkozy Taken Into Police Custody

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday was taken into police custody over allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal election campaign funding from late Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi.

Everything you Need to Know About Harry-meghans Royal Wedding Cake Chef

The royal couple in the making Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have selected their wedding cake and to everybody's surprise they have decided to go a little unorthodox.

Drew Barrymore Recalls Flashing David Letterman

Drew Barrymore has been making the talk show rounds for over three decades now, but one moment in particular, according to her, will always stand out above the rest; that time when she flashed acclaimed American television host, David Letterman, back in 1995.

Debt-ridden Farmer Commits Suicide

A debt-ridden farmer in Agra city of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday committed suicide after he could not bear the pressure of loan and his daughter's marriage.

Another Blast Strikes Austin, Injures 1 man

At least one man was injured on Tuesday night, in yet another reported package explosion in Austin, at a Goodwill store, investigators said.