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Daily Archives: 5th December 2019

Delhi government nod to extension of Ashram flyover

New Delhi: The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal for extending the existing Ashram flyover towards the DND flyway and Sarai Kale Khan to...

Dangerous chemicals found in HK park, sparks probe

Hong Kong: Dozens of bottles containing dangerous chemicals, including highly corrosive acids, were discovered on Thursday at a park here, prompting Hong Kong police to...

No CAB in 3 North-East states, partially in other 3

New Delhi: The redrafted Citizenship Amendment Bill will likely exclude 3 states in the North-East out of its ambit besides the tribal areas in as...

Social media use linked to eating disorder in children

Sydney: Parents, take a note. Researchers have found that excessive use of social media, particularly platforms with a strong focus on image posting and viewing...

Criss Angel plans cancer charity event after son’s relapse

Los Angeles: Famous American magician Criss Angel has vowed to raise $5 million for cancer research after his five-year-old son's leukemia returned.The superstar illusionist's son...

Kerala HC declines to ban dismissed nun’s autobiography

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday declined to ban the dismissed nun, Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal's autobiography titled "Karthavinte Namethil (In the name of Christ)".The...

J&K residents to get domicile rights for land, govt jobs

Jammu: After the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory residents are likely to get exclusive domicile status to protect employment...

Indian eves thrash Sri Lanka 6-0 at South Asian Games

Pokhara (Nepal): The Indian women's football team completed yet another dominant display at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) 2019, as they trounced Sri...

‘India growth for FY20 at 5.8%, pace up structural reforms’

New Delhi: International agency OECD on Thursday reported that India's FY19-20 GDP growth would be 5.8 percent.Recently the official GDP numbers for the Q2 quarter...

Priyanka Says Serving as Goodwill Ambassador privilege of my life

New York: Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas was honored with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic work as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights.She...

ICC extends partnership with OPPO till September 2023

New Delhi: Global smartphone brand OPPO on Thursday announced the extension of its partnership with the International Cricket Council (ICC) for another four years, up-till...

NZ airline trials edible coffee cups to reduce waste

Wellington: Air New Zealand has begun serving coffee in vanilla-flavored edible cups in an attempt to eliminate the waste generated by the eight million disposable...

Report on citizens’ surveillance is baseless Says IT minister

New Delhi: Minister of Communications and Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday that the report by UK-based research firm Comparitech, highlighting...

Huawei Watch GT2 with Bluetooth calling launched in India

New Delhi: Huawei Consumer Business Group India on Thursday launched its much-anticipated Huawei Watch GT2 with two weeks of battery life, Bluetooth calling and in-device...

Post offices in J&K are fully functional Says Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: The total number of post offices in Kashmir is 698 and all are currently functional, the Minister of Communications and Electronics and Information...

‘Bob Willis was one of cricket’s biggest heroes of his time’

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday expressed grief at the passing of former England captain Bob Willis and termed him as one of...

Yemeni forces confirm seizing Iranian ship carrying weapons

Aden: Yemen's pro-government forces on Thursday confirmed that they have seized an Iranian ship carrying missile components in the Arabian Sea near the country's coasts.An...

‘Design conclave in Kerala to tap state’s huge talent pool’

Thiruvananthapuram: To tap into the huge talent pool available in Kerala, the country's largest design conclave will be held at Kochi over three days starting...

Nirav Modi proclaimed ‘fugitive economic offender’

Mumbai: In a big boost for Indian investigating agencies, a special PMLA court has proclaimed absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, one of the prime accused in...

Flipkart launches first Nokia-branded smart TV in India

New Delhi: Flipkart on Thursday launched the Nokia Smart TV in India as part of their strategic partnership. Priced at Rs 41,999, the Nokia-branded smart...

Christmas arrives in NYC with lighting of Rockefeller Center tree

New York: Christmas arrived in New York with the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree, the Norway Spruce at the Rockefeller Center, an...

Economic slowdown structural, Centre has no solution Says Chidambaram

New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court granted bail to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Congress leader attacked the Central government for the...

‘Travel’, ‘Woke’ most used words on Tinder India

New Delhi: As users between 18 and 25 come to dominate the Tinder community, the dating platform on Thursday said that terms like 'woke', 'travel',...

Sri Lanka to launch green projects to protect ecosystem

Colombo: Sri Lanka's new interim government will launch green projects in the island country as part of a mega beautification program to maintain the ecosystem,...

France braces for biggest national strike in years

Paris: France is bracing for severe disruption as millions of workers were scheduled to go on strike, deemed the country's biggest in years, on Thursday...

RBI cuts GDP forecast to 5% in FY20; sees early revival signs

New Delhi: With the second-quarter GDP slipping to a six-year low of 4.5 percent and expected to remain muted, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)...

US denies considering adding 14,000 troops to Middle East

Washington: The US Department of Defense has rejected a report alleging that Washington was considering adding 14,000 troops to the Middle East to confront Iran."The...

Rape survivor set ablaze in UP

Unnao: A gang-rape victim was set ablaze in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district on Thursday allegedly by the same group of accused, who had attacked her...

RS adjourned over Unnao rape victim being set ablaze

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned on Thursday during Zero Hour after the Congress wanted discussions on the Unnao rape victim who was set...

All eyes on Vijayan as changes in cabinet & party

Thiruvananthapuram: The state secretariat meeting of the CPI-M, scheduled for Friday, is going to be crucial as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will discuss the possible...