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Stop this Indian Hitler says Imran Khan: Read the Full Speech

I want to tell India that, by detaining thousands of people, you are pushing people into extremism. If you lock me, mistreat me, the women and kids of my family, I would respond against the unjust oppression. When atrocities get to their peak, people would prefer that death is better than this insulting life.

Historic Indo-Nepal petroleum pipeline inaugurated

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhganj (Nepal) petroleum pipeline through video conferencing. It is the first-ever cross border petroleum pipeline in South Asia.Modi called the project "a symbol of our...

32 year old man disguised as 81 year old nabbed at IGI airport

New Delhi: A 32-year-old man was arrested at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here for trying to catch a flight to New York while disguised as an 81-year-old."A man named Jayesh Patel reached Terminal-3 of...

Three positive possibilities to look forward to: Market Watch

The week has gone by with a trading holiday on Monday in India and the US and began trading on Tuesday on an extremely weak note. The merger of PSU banks probably did not...

Video of kids celebrating Afghan win goes viral

New Delhi: Afghanistan created history by beating Bangladesh in what was their first-ever away Test. Needing four wickets to win the one-off Test on the final day, Afghanistan got just 18 overs in the third...

US stocks close mixed amid falling healthcare shares

New York: US stocks closed mixed on Monday, as the market was weighed on declining healthcare stocks, yet supported by investors' optimism about potential interest rate cuts by the US Federal Reserve.The Dow Jones Industrial...

Period tracking apps found sharing sensitive user data with FB

San Francisco: From personal information to contraception use, period tracking apps such as MIA Fem and Maya have been found sharing sensitive data with Facebook, according to new research from UK-based advocacy group named Privacy...

Cong slams govt for mine lease renewal without auction

New Delhi: The Congress has criticised the Centre for not taking the auction route for renewing leases of 358 mines and failing to answer to the Supreme Court's notice for giving some lease extensions for...

ISRO says moon lander Vikram located by Orbiter

Chennai: The Indian space agency on Tuesday reiterated that its moon lander Vikram has been located by the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter."#VikramLander has been located by the orbiter of #Chandrayaan2, but no communication with it yet," the...

Asha Bhosle on turning 86: I wake up to music even today

Mumbai: She is a living legend with an active career of six decades and she needs no introduction. Padma Vibhushan-honoured Asha Bhosle turned 86 on Sunday and, in between celebrations with close friends and family...

US Open: If I won, what would they show, asks Daniil Medvedev

“I know earlier in the tournament I said something in a bad way, now I want to say it in a good way. It’s because of your energy guys I was here in the final. Tonight is going to be always in my mind because I played in the biggest court in the tennis world and in the third set when I was thinking which speech should I give, you guys were pushing me because you wanted to see more tennis and because of you guys I was fighting like hell," he added. 

US Open Finals: Rafael Nadal survives the five-set epic, wins the title

New York: Tennis legend Rafael Nadal outlived a thrilling five-set match with Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to win his 19th career Grand Slam title on Sunday. This is the fourth time that Nadal is winning the title.World...

Indian occupied Kashmir largest prison in the world says Pakistan

“Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir continues to be the largest prison in the world with the heaviest deployment of Indian occupation forces since the coercive, unilateral and illegal Indian actions of August 5, 2019, aimed at altering the internationally recognised disputed status of IOJ&K and changing its demographic structure to preempt the results of a UN plebiscite,” Pakistan said in the press release.

Jammu and Kashmir: Baby girl, 3 others injured in attack

Sopore: Four people including a baby girl were injured in an alleged terrorist attack in Dangerpora area of Sopore district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The news was released by Jammu and Kashmir police through...

Scientific pursuits reduced to a grand circus, Rajiv Tyagi

 We have sunk to the deepest in our self-respect and self-image. Every little thing needs an investment in emotion, religious tomfoolery and communal polarization, for any of us to feel good about ourselves...Scientific pursuits...

INX Media Scam: Noose Tightens Around Chidambaram, All You Need To Know

Delhi: In a huge setback, Congress leader and former Finance minister P Chidambaram's anticipatory bail was rejected on Thursday. Chidambaram was arrested by CBI on August 21, midnight and had since been under CBI remand.His...

Andhra pays tributes to YSR on his 10th death anniversary

Amaravati:Rich tributes were paid to late Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy by the party leaders and family members across Andhra Pradesh on his 10th death anniversary on Monday.Chief Minister and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP)...

Tinsukia becomes India’s 4000th WiFi-enabled railway station

Guwahati:Tinsukia Junction in India's northeast region on Sunday became the 4000th railway station in the country to have free public WiFi.According to the Indian Railway, on average they have been rolling out WiFi in...

UP journalist booked for filming kids eating salt-roti

Mirzapur: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has filed a case against the journalist, who shot the video of school children being served roti with salt for mid-day meal in Mirzapur.Pawan Jaiswal, a local...

ED grills Shivakumar for 3rd time in money laundering case

New Delhi:Former Karnataka minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar on Monday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning for the third time in an alleged money laundering case.The ED had questioned the...

Ayodhya case: SC to hear contempt plea of Rajeev Dhavan

Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Monday agreed to hear the contempt petition moved by the lawyer of the Babri Masjid Action Committee, Rajeev Dhavan, on the threat he received for appearing...

India’s moon lander Vikram separates from Chandrayaan-2

Chennai:India's first moon lander Vikram successfully separated from its mother spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 on Monday at 1.15 a.m., said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).According to ISRO, the Vikram Lander is currently located in an orbit...

Amazon selling unlicensed cell signal boosters: Report

San Francisco:Signal boosters can reportedly disrupt entire networks and now retail giant Amazon has been found selling unlicensed mobile phone signal boosters.The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) started tightly regulating signal boosters five years ago...

UN schools open for 500,000 Palestinian students despite crisis

Amman:The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees kicked off the school year for more than half a million Palestinian students across five regions.In a symbolic event held at the Amman's Nuzha...

Pak team in Brussels as EU Parliament to discuss Kashmir

Brussels/Islamabad:The European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs will take up the Kashmir issue on Monday, two days after Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met top EU officials and conveyed that New Delhi is...

India failed to convince the world that Kashmir is its internal matter, claims Qureshi

Islamabad:Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday claimed that India, despite its efforts to the contrary, is facing defeat at every forum regarding its actions in Kashmir.Speaking on Geo Pakistan morning show, Qureshi...

UDF finally names candidate for bypoll to Kerala’s Pala

Kottayam:The Congress-led UDF (United Democratic Front), which was struggling for the past week to finalise its candidate for the September 23 Pala Assembly by-election, on Sunday chose Kerala Congress-Mani veteran Jose Tom Pulikunnel after...

Will ensure rule of law in Kerala: Governor-designate Arif Mohd Khan

New Delhi:Newly-appointed Governor of Kerala and a leading moderate Muslim face, Arif Mohammad Khan said on Sunday that his prime responsibility would be to ensure that the government of the day (Left Democratic Front)...

Onam arrives in Kerala as Atham celebrations begin

Kochi:Atham celebrations were inaugurated on Monday in the historical region of Thripunithura near Kochi with a grand procession, as the day signals the arrival of Onam, the traditional harvest festival of Kerala.The procession was...

India dismisses Imran’s NYT piece on looming N-war on Kashmir

Brussels:"Didn't have the time to read it", is how Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar dismissed the vitriolic opinion piece written by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in the NYT where he has threatened...

Indian Charge d’Affaires meets Kulbhushan Jadhav

Islamabad:A meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and Indian Charge d'Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia is currently underway here on Monday after Pakistan formally granted consular access to the Indian nationals in line with the decision of the...

Hong Kong: Students strike on 1st day of school year

Hong Kong:Thousands of defiant school students across Hong Kong skipped classes on Monday, using the first day of the new academic year to add their voices to anti-government protests which have fuelled months of...

Conservative MPs warn against Brexit rebellion

London:MPs from the UK's ruling Conservative Party have been warned not to rebel against the Boris Johnson government, as opposition lawmakers plan legislation to stop a no-deal Brexit.In a warning to potential Conservative rebels,...

‘Get ready for Brexit’, UK launches campaign

London:The UK government has launched an information campaign urging the public to "get ready for Brexit", ahead of the country's exit of the European Union (EU) on October 31.The campaign began on Sunday with...

Toyota car sales plunge 24% in India in Aug

Bengaluru:Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) here on Sunday reported a 24 per cent annual decline in car sales for August to 10,701 vehicles from 14,100 during the year-ago month due to economic slowdown."The consumer sentiment...

Nirmala Sitharaman rehashes ‘consulting’ remark on slowdown query

Chennai: Amid growing concern over the slowing economy and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh slamming the government policies for it on Sunday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government was in consultation with various sectors...

Williams, Svitolina storm into US Open quarters

New York: Six-time champion Serena Williams and Elina Svitolina of Ukraine progressed into the quarter-finals of the US Open after registering thumping victories in their Round of 16 matches at the Flushing Meadows.On Sunday, Williams...

Malinga becomes leading wicket-taker in T20Is

Kandy: Veteran Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has gone past former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi's tally of 98 wickets to become the leading wicket-taker in T20 internationals.On Sunday, Malinga took two wickets for 23 runs...

Get a life, Gavaskar to those faulting Bumrah’s action

Kingston:Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has lashed out at people who criticised Jasprit Bumrah's action after he became the third Indian bowler to pick up a hat-trick in Test cricket.Moments after Bumrah scalped his maiden...

Racism: Romelu Lukaku targeted with monkey chants in Italy

Cagliari: Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku was subjected to racial abuse during his side's 2-1 victory against Cagliari in Serie A.The Belgian striker was on Sunday was targeted with monkey chants from the home crowd...

Sindhu walks ramp for designer Shriya Bhupal

Hyderabad: Fresh from her historic triumph at the BWF World Championships in Switzerland last Sunday, star shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Friday walked the ramp for designer Shriya Bhupals first solo show here.Turning showstopper for the...

India a ‘poster child’ for IMF, says new book

New Delhi India has been a "poster child" for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as all of the three IMF programmes in India were seamlessly implemented, and the money was repaid on time, says a...

Teen birth control use linked to adult depression

Toronto: Teenage girls who used oral contraceptives during adolescence are three times more likely to be clinically depressed in later life, a new study warns.According to the findings published in the Journal of Child Psychology...

Contemplated suicide after racial abuse, Peter Andre

Singer Peter Andre said he contemplated taking his own life while suffering years of horrific abuse at the hands of racist bullies, who were both his peers and even a teacher."The Mysterious Girl" hitmaker...

Taiji cove hunt: Japan starts controversial dolphin hunt

Tokyo:Japan has started its controversial annual dolphin hunt in the coastal town of Taiji, a media report said on Monday.The hunt sees the animals driven into a cove where some are slaughtered for their...

Aanand L Rai, Bhushan Kumar team up for ”empowering” films

Mumbai:Filmmaker Aanand L Rai and producer Bhushan Kumar have collaborated to make movies, which are not only content-driven but are also backed by strong music."Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan", a sequel to the quirky comedy...

Why do you have ‘War and Peace’ at home, Bombay HC judge asks Vernon...

Bombay: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked academic Vernon Gonsalves to explain why he possessed books and CD's that are anti-state. The materials that the court wanted an explanation included the 19th-century classic 'War and...

Jammu and Kashmir: Phone services restored in five places

Jammu: Telephone connection has been restored in five districts of Jammu after over three weeks of suspension, reported ANI. The services were resumed in Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Rajouri and Poonch districts.Earlier on Wednesday, Jammu and Kashmir...

Officer who quit IAS over Kashmir restrictions asked to return to duty

Delhi: IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan who had resigned from the service owing to the restrictions imposed on Jammu and Kashmir was asked to return to duty until his resignation is accepted.Gopinathan who had sent his...

What is this outcry about, Shashi Tharoor responds to KPCC

Thiruvananthapuram: "I intervened more than 50 times in parliament and spoke against 17 Bills with courage and conviction. Can any of my critics from Kerala say they have done so?" asked Congress MP Shashi Tharoor...

Shah Faesal’s arrest after LoC, shows govt has malafide intent, his lawyer tells court

Delhi: Delhi High Court sought a response from the centre on a petition filed by Kashmiri bureaucrat turned politician Shah Faesal. Faesal has been under detention in Srinagar since August 14.The court has granted time...

SC issues notice to Centre, Constitution bench to hear petitions about Article 370

Delhi: Hearing a bunch of petitions challenging the centre's unilateral decision to abrogate article 370 and bifurcate the state, the Supreme Court referred the cases to a five-member Constitution Bench.The cases were heard by a three-member...

Sitaram Yechury can visit his ailing friend in Kashmir, SC approves

Delhi: Supreme Court granted permission to CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechhury permissions to visit his party colleague Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who was detained in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre revoked the special status granted to...

Communication Clampdown in Kashmir, SC seeks report in 7 days

Delhi: Hearing the plea filed by Anuradha Bhasin, the executive editor of the regional newspaper, Kashmir Times, the Supreme Court asked the Centre to file a reply in seven days.In her writ petition filed on 10th August against the...

Biggest problem of your politics is Confusion, Pak Minister to Rahul Gandhi

Delhi: Pakistan minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhary asked Rahul Gandhi to have some clarity in politics. He said that Rahul Gandhi is confused and asked him to follow the footsteps of Jawaharlal Nehru.His response came after...

Kashmir internal matter, Pakistan instigating violence: Rahul Gandhi

Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that Kashmir is an internal matter and there is no room for Pakistan or any other country to interfere. Mr Gandhi also went to the extent of...

Brazil rejects G-7’s aid, advises to use the money to reforest Europe

Amazon: The Brazilian government on Monday rejected the monetary help offered by G-7 countries, to fight the fire raging in the Amazon rain forest. The G-7 countries had pledged $20 million earlier in the day to help...

Kerala caste murder: Court sentences all 10 convicts to double life imprisonment

Kottayam: 10 people who were accused of killing Kevin P Joseph, a Dalit Christian man last year was sentenced to double life imprisonment, by a principal sessions court in Kerala’s Kottayam district.The court which referred...

Killers out, protect my kids Bulandshahr cop’s widow appeals to Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh: The widow of slain Uttar Pradesh Police Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh appealed to Chief Minister Adityanath to revoke the bail of those accused in the murder of her husband."My children are insecure. We all...

RBI transfers 1.76 lakh crore to central govt, ‘Stealing won’t work’ says Rahul Gandhi

Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India on Monday approved the recommendation of a panel led by Bimal Jalan, a former governor of RBI and decided to transfer Rs 1,76,051 crore dividend and surplus reserves to the central...

Indian PM Greeted with ‘Modi terrorist’ slogans at UNESCO, Paris

Paris: Protests erupted against Narendra Modi-led Hindu nationalist Indian government for its unilateral move to revoke the special status of Kashmir at UNESCO headquarters, Paris. The Indian Prime Minister was greeted with "Modi terrorist" slogans...

Kashmir Visit: Mayawati Slams Opposition, “Gave Centre Chance To Do Politics”

Delhi: Bahujan Samajwadi Party President Mayawati slammed the delegation of opposition leaders who attempted to visit Kashmir, to take stock of the situation after the abrogation of article 370 on August 5.According to her, the visit...

‘India is playing with fire in J&K, going down a dangerous road,’ says Pakistan...

Pakistan:Pakistan President Arif Alvi said that India is playing with fire by abrogation of article 370 and also warned that it will eventually “burn the secularity” of the Indian state.Alvi also had said that the...

“If There’s No Phone For 10 Days, So Be It”: J&K Governor

Srinagar: Defending the narrative of the central government, Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said that there is no shortage of anything in Kashmir. He also supported the security clampdown and said...

Hong Kong: 29 arrested, protesters tear down facial recognition tower

Hong-Kong: Hong Kong protesters cut down a "smart" lamppost used for facial recognition, and police officers fired tear gas at large crowds this weekend as anti-government protests continue. Over 29 have been arrested in the...

Centre Withdraws Manmohan Singh’s SPG security cover

Delhi:The central government has withdrawn the  Special Protection Group security cover and will now be receiving the security from Central Reserve Police Force.“The current security cover review is a periodical and professional exercise based on...

Set back For P Chidambaram, Plea Against CBI Remand Not Listed in SC

New Delhi:Ex-finance minister P Chidambaram faced a huge set back in the Supreme Court today as his plea challenging CBI custody was not listed for a hearing in the Supreme Court today.The Court also...

Scarlett Johansson tops Forbes highest-paid actresses list

For the second consecutive year, Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has topped the Forbes’ list of the highest-paid female actors in the world. With the success of Marvel film Avengers: Endgame, the 34-year-old actor’s earning...

A dream Grand Slam debut, Nagal to clash with Federer in US Open opener

New York: Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal will be seen contesting with Tennis legend Roger Federer in his debut match in a  Grand Slam on Monday. Nagal won the match against Brazil's Joao Menezes in...

UAPA invoked selectively to target particular community says Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said that UAPA 2019 which empowers the central government to designate an individual, a terrorist was invoked to target a particular community.The statement came in the backdrop of...

Jammu and Kashmir :152 people wounded by tear gas, pump action guns since August...

Jammu and Kashmir: Since the imposition of curfew in the state on August 5, at least 152 people in Jammu and Kashmir have been wounded in tear gas and pump-action guns, Reuters reported on Friday.The...

“Matter blown out of proportion,” Parle responds

Mumbai: A senior official of Parle Products Private Limited, known for their Biscuits on Friday said that the problem about job losses in the company that he had spoken about in the previous week was...

ABVP removes busts of Savarkar, Subhash Chandra Bose in DU, will be reinstalled later

Delhi: The ABVP led student's union on Saturdayremoved the busts of  VD Savarkar, Bhagat Singh and Subhash Chandra Bose from the campus after it resulted in a controversy and triggered protests.The union, however, assured that...

J&K Visit: Rahul Gandhi, other Opposition leaders sent back from Srinagar

Delhi: The delegation of various opposition leaders, including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who had attempted to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday afternoon, was sent back. The visit was aimed at reviewing the situation of...

Press freedom: Kashmir communication blackout in national interest says PCI

Delhi: Press Council of India sought permission from Supreme Court to intervene in a case filed by Anuradha Bhasin, the editor of Kashmir Times which demanded the removal of media gag in Kashmir. In its...

J&K visit: ‘If it’s normal, why aren’t we allowed?’ asks Ghulam Nabi Azad

Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Saturday that the central government was making contradictory statements about the situation of Jammu and Kashmir. Azad is part of the delegation of leaders from the opposition...

Arun Jaitley, former finance minister, dies at 66

Delhi: BJP Veteran and former finance minister Arun Jaitley died at All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday. He had been admitted to hospital on August 9th.As per the statement issued by AIIMS, "It...

“After all, who is responsible for this recession in the country,” asks Priyanka Gandhi

Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi attacked Modi-led NDA 2.0 on Monday over increasing unemployment rates, and the closure of companies because of the slowdown in the economy. She also stated that the government’s silence was “dangerous”.“The...

Unnao car crash: Supreme Court grants CBI two more weeks to look into the...

Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday gave two more weeks for the Central Bureau of Investigation a time of two more weeks, to look into and complete the investigation of Unnao Car Crash.The teenager’s two...

‘Peaky Blinders’ season five to have two-episode premiere

United Kingdom: The fifth season opener of the critically acclaimed and people favourite series "Peaky Blinders" will kick off over two nights, BBC has announced. According to RadioTimes, the season premiere will be followed by...