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CBDT extends the last date of paying tax to August 31

Delhi: The Central Board of Direct Taxes on Tuesday announced that the deadline for filing income tax returns for financial year 2018-19 has been extended...

New Releases: Listen to the theme song of ‘Nerkonda Paarvai’

Chennai: The theme song for Nerkonda Paarvai, Tamil remake of superhit Bollywood film Pink titled Thee Mugam Dhaan was released on July 20 by producer...

BCCI recognizes Indian Cricketers Association

Delhi: For the first time in its history, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has formally recognized the Indian Cricketers’ Association (ICA),...

United Nations Climate Summit: UN special envoy on climate change visits India

Delhi: The United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Change, Luis Alfonso de Alba, met Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar and discussed India’s initiatives...

Menstrual cups for sustainable menstruation

Paris: Inexpensive and reusable menstrual cups are safe and as unlikely as disposable pads or tampons to leak, according to the first major scientific review...

“ISI helped US to find Ladan,” says Imran Khan

Washington: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence provided the United States with leads that helped them find...

“It was both the best and worst day of my cricketing life,” Martin Guptill...

Auckland : Martin Guptill finally opened up on the epic Cricket World Cup 2019 final match, describing the England-New Zealand clash as the best and...

Markella Kavenagh joins the cast of Amazon’s “Lord of the Rings”

Los Angels: Australian star Markella Kavenagh is the first actor to join the cast of Amazon's much-awaited "Lord of the Rings" series.According to The Hollywood...

Supreme Court reserves verdict on invalidation of Devendra Fadnavis

Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a petition seeking annulment of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ election to the state Assembly,...

Chandrayaan-2 in good health, moving in the right direction says ISRO

Bengaluru A day after launching the country's second moon mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is in "good...

Madhya Pradesh assembly increases OBC reservations from 14% to 27%

Madhya Pradesh: In a unanimous decision, the Madhya Pradesh Assembly increased OBC reservation from 14 per cent to 27 per cent on Tuesday. The Madhya Pradesh...

Hima Bags her 5th Gold in Nove Mesto

Nove Mesto: Indian sprinter Hima Das extended her sensational run by claiming her fifth gold of the month as she returned to her pet 400m...

Karnataka Crisis: Congress-JD(S) losses floor test

Karnataka:The crisis in Karnataka ends with the Congress-JD(S) failing to prove its majority in the trust vote that happened today. While the alliance received...

Boris Johnson to be new prime minister of United Kingdom

London: Boris Johnson will take charge as British Prime Minister as he was chosen as the leader of the Conservative Party today. He will be...

Ready to quit happily, says HD Kumaraswamy

Banglore: Amidst the crisis, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy informed that he would resign happily from the post. He made the statement in the Vidhan Soudha,...

Payal Tadvi Case: Bombay High Court to hear plea on Thursday

Mumbai: The High Court would be hearing the bail applications of the three doctors involved in the Payal Tadvi case on Thursday. The court informed...

Explained: Is faceapp a threat to privacy?

St.Petersburg: One day morning, Facebook was loaded with pictures of youngsters looking old. A twenty-year-old girl became an eighty-year-old grandma! Face app is behind all...

We are descendants of ‘Rishis’ says BJP MP Satyapal Singh

Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Satyapal Singh on Friday once again questioned Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, reported PTI. “It is our belief that we...

Bomb Blast in Kabul University

Kabul: An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed eight people and injured at least...

“Problem of Kashmir will get solved,” says Rajnath Singh

Kathua: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday responded on Kashmir issue."Problem of Kashmir will get solved. No power in the world can stop it. If...

‘Ambili’ ; teaser out!

The teaser of ‘Ambili’, starring Soubin Shahir in the titular role, was released on Friday. The video shows Soubin dancing his heart out to...

Jio to introduce Gigafiber network

Mumbai: After disrupting the Indian mobile telephony market, Reliance Jio is all set to storm the wired broadband market with its commercial launch slated to...

Taslima Nasreen’s residence permit extended

Kolkata: Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen’s residence permit has been extended for one year by the Union Home Ministry, officials said on July 21.The 56-year-old...

Female suicide bomber exploded; 9 killed

Dera Ismail Khan: A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier...

Mamta Banarjee accuses railway services for curtailing trains

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday claimed rail services were curtailed to stop people from attending her rally, even as the Railways maintained...

Aayushmann Khurrana to play the role of homosexual in his next film

Delhi: Aayushmann Khurrana is going to play a homosexual man in the upcoming Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan. The actor said it is important that a...

‘Kill the politicians, not the public,’ says Jammu and Kashmir Governor

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire...

Iran to kill suspected CIA spies

Tehran: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on...

Darjeeling Himalayan Railways under threat; UNESCO seeks report

Baku: UNESCO has asked the Indian Railways to submit a report by next February on the state of conservation of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR)...

Modi asked: “Would you like to be a mediator in Kashmir issue?”, Trump...

Washington: United States President Donald Trump on Monday claimed India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate in the Kashmir dispute between India and...

8 Indians in World’s Most Admired 2019 list

Delhi: YouGov unraveled World's Most Admired 2019 list.It is Microsoft founder Bill Gates who has topped the World's Most Admired 2019 list. He is followed...

Gender specific protective gears for women in CRPF

Delhi: In a first, women personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who faces riotous mobs will soon get a body gear that fits...

Shankaran reacts against atrocities with his poems

Palghat: Shankaran Rash is an Indian English poet, who continuously resist the current socio-political scenario through his poems. In May 2019, Shankaran published his second...

‘Bombay Rose’ selected for the Venice International Film Critics’ week

Delhi: Actor-director Gitanjali Rao’s animation feature 'Bombay Rose' will be the opening film at the 2019 Venice International Film Critics’ Week. The event is a...

Kerala is the first state, having Space tech park

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government will set up the country’s first space technology park at Thiruvananthapuram. This project aimed to make the city a manufacturing hub...

D. Raja becomes the first Dalit General Secretary of CPI

Delhi:D. Raja, Rajya Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu, appointed as the General Secretary of CPI. He becomes the first Dalit to occupy this position...

Women lawyers who fought for legalising homosexuality reveals their special interest

It is not nice to be a ‘criminal’ who has to go back to court as a lawyer to argue other cases, says Guruswamy

Philosopher Agnes Heller passed away

Budapest: Philosopher Agnes Heller, a dissident under Hungary's communist regime and later a prominent critic of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, died Friday at the age...

Vijay Sethupathi to play Muttiah Muralitharan

Chennai: From the film world, It is rumoured that Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi is all set to play former Srilankan right-arm spinner Muttiah Muralitharan. The...

Hotstar becomes the most popular OTT

Seventy-nine percent smartphone users in India are using over-the-top (OTT) apps for entertainment and as many as four out of five users have at...

Sheila Dikshit cremated at Nigam Bodh

Delhi: The mortal remains of former three-term Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit were cremated at the CNG crematorium at Nigam Bodh Ghat in the...

Colistin use prohibited in India

Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued an order restricting the manufacture, sale and distribution of colistin and its formulations for food-producing...

Waiting for his safe return, says the family of Kerala sailor on ship...

Kalamassery: We are hoping for his safe return, said Pappachan father of Dijo Pappachan, the sailor who is one among the 3 Keralites who is...

Kochi: Collector orders steps to check water logging

Kochi: Ernakulam district collector S.Suhas, on Sunday, visited Mulavakkuad road along with a delegation of officials to look at the complaints of local residents and...

Heavy rainfall; Red Alert declared in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued red warning to various districts until Monday due to heavy rains, which has lashed Kerala for the past three...

Meghalaya Flood; Three died

Shillong: Meghalaya’s South West Garo Hills is on the edge as floods continue to inundate low lying areas, leaving three people dead, India Today reported.Sources...

Sheila Dikshit passed away

Delhi: The experienced Indian politician Sheila Dikshit (81), New Delhi’s longest-serving chief minister, died on Saturday after a prolonged illness.Dikshit died at a hospital in...

Explained: Who is Ilhan Omar? Why was she targeted?

Washington: US President Donald Trump loves controversies the most. He is known for all the wrong reasons. He sparked a new row by asking four...

Rivers overflowed, Assam submerged

Dispur: Continuous heavy rain has flooded north-eastern state Assam. According to reports, the continuous rainfall for a month, recorded as 3200-4200 millilitre, destroyed the land....

Morgan J Freeman lashes out at Trump, calls him an American Zero

New York:Hollywood actor Morgan J Freeman fired off a string of tweets lashing out at US President Donald Trump. He referred to Trump as an...

Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal; Teaser out

Veteran director Kamal is back with 'Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal'. Two days back, the team posted the first teaser of the movie. The 36 seconds...

ISRO reschedules it’s mission to moon

Chennai: “Chandrayan 2, which was called off due to a technical snag on July 15, 2019, is now rescheduled at 2:43 pm IST on Monday,...

Laxman Muthiyah found a bug in Instagram; got $30,000

Chennai: Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Instagram. He is a Chennai-based...

Child labour in film, TV to be monitored

Delhi: The Union Labour and Employment Ministry has expressed concern over violations of child labour rules in film and television and urged the Ministry of...

ICC to Suspend Zimbabwe Cricket Board

London The International Cricket Council (ICC), in its Annual Conference meeting held in London on Thursday, decided to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect. The...

Deplorable condition of road at Kalamassery

Kalamassery: The road which was boasted to have build in the same quality of that of a National Highway, at Kalamassery Major Industrial Estate is...

Flyover Works to Resume at Vyttila, Issues Sorted

Vyttila: Work on the Vyttila flyover resumed on Friday, after assurance from Public Works Minister, G. Sudhakaran. The work was halted for an indefinite period...

Explained: Kulbhushan Jadhav- What was the case all about?

Delhi: In what can be called a major diplomatic victory for India, the International Court of Justice on Wednesday directed Pakistan to put on hold...

Explained: Hidden “Nationalisation”: India’s Educational Policy under BJP

Delhi: The central government is all set to pass the Draft National Education Policy. The document was made public by MHRD and the deadline for the...

“Pakistan cannot execute Kulbhushan Jadhav” , says International Court of Justice

The Hague: The International Court of Justice on Wednesday said that Pakistan cannot execute Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian citizen who is on death row. The...

Hafiz Saeed, prime mover behind 26/11 caught in Pakistan

Karachi: Hafiz Saeed, Mastermind of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks was arrested in Pakistan on Wednesday. He is the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief. He was arrested by...

Scarlett Keeling case: Bombay HC convicted Samson D’souza

Mumbai: The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday convicted Samson D’Souza, a beach shack worker, for the rape and murder of British...

“Is drinking alcohol and keeping a licensed gun a crime?”, asks dismissed BJP MLA...

Uttarakhand: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday dismissed its Uttarakhand MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion from the party for six years. The expulsion came a...

‘Face App’: Senator Chuck Schumer asks FBI to review

New York: Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer asked the FBI to review a Russian company’s trendy smartphone app called Face app, which has now become popular...

Maternal Mortality Rate comes down in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) of Tamil Nadu has decreased by six points according to the 2018 State Health Management Information System data. Earlier, it...

SRK’s Betaal to Anushka’s Mai, Netflix to introduce 5 more Indian original series

Delhi: Netflix announced five new Indian original series on Tuesday, including productions by Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma and a reality-based show featuring the...

26 Airports are unused in India, says Minister

Delhi: 26 airports under the Airports Authority of India (AAI) are unutilized, the government said on Wednesday.“While the AAI earns no revenue from these airports...

Gorakhpur Antyodaya Express derailed

Maharashtra: Railway traffic in the hilly section of the Central Railway was affected as one trolley of the second coach of the Gorakhpur Antyodaya Express...

Land dispute In Uttar Pradesh, Three women killed

Uttar Pradesh: Uttar Pradesh Police reported that nine people, including three women, were gunned down on Wednesday by a village head and his associates in...

Building collapsed in Mumbai; 10 died

Mumbai: A four-story building collapsed in Mumbai taking the lives of 10 people. The Kesarbai building on Tandel Street in Dongri collapsed yesterday around 11.40...

Fahad’s Trance will release in December

Kochi:Anwar Rasheed returns to director's chair after a span of 7 years with Trance. The film features Fahadh Faasil in the lead role and...

Japanese Encephalitis in Assam, death toll rises to 82

Dispur: A National Health Mission bulletin said that six people died of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam on Monday, taking the total number of deaths in...

Iran will go on with reducing commitments under its nuclear deal : Ayatollah Khamenei

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran‘s supreme leader, said on Tuesday that Iran would continue to decrease its commitments under its nuclear deal, criticizing European nations...

Neha Dixit Wins 2019 International Press Freedom Award from Committee to Protect Journalists

Neha Dixit, Indian woman Journalist selected for International Press Freedom Award 2019 from Committee to Protect Journalists.“Neha Dixit, an award-winning freelance reporter, has covered...

Kejriwal granted Bail

Delhi:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was granted bail by Delhi court on Friday in a defamation case filed by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajeev...

Pakistan reopened its airspace

Karachi: Pakistan has restarted its airspace for all commercial traffic after 5 months of restrictions imposed after deadlock with India over the disputed Kashmir region...

Christine Lagarde resigned from IMF

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde resigned from her post on Tuesday. “I have met with the Executive Board and submitted...

New Governor appointed in Chattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh

Delhi: BJP leaders Anysuya Uikey and Biswa Bhusan Harishchandran were appointed as the Governor of Chhattisgarh and Andhrapradesh respectively.“The above appointments will take effect from...

RIIFT to radicalise online fashion industry

Kochi: Are you a home-maker interested in fashion? Are you a budding entrepreneur? RIIFT would then be the platform that you are looking for. All...

Students’ unrest at Polytechnic College

Kochi: KSU activists of Kalamassery Government Polytechnic College laid siege to the principal's office demanding action against students belonging to SFI for mentally harassing a...