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Army begins takeover of controversial Adarsh building
Mumbai, Jul 30: Acting on the Supreme Court's order, the Army has begun the process of taking over the possession of the scam-tainted Adarsh building at Colaba in South Mumbai. A team of Defence personnel arrived at the controversial high rise [...]
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Google announces add-ons for Docs and Sheets on Android
  Google has announced add-ons for the Docs and Sheets apps on Android. These add-ons allow third party apps to integrate themselves into the two applications and allow for added functionality without t... [...]
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Life Goals: For Indian women’s hockey team, Rio Games a measure of freedom
Girls, uninterrupted: The women’s hockey team at the camp in Bangalore. Marriage and family. That’s what they’ve always told us. That’s what they said lies ahead for us,” [...]
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A small man in a big world: Forgotten story of Khashaba Jadhav
In search of glory: At Ranjit Jadhav’s home, Olympic Niwas, are preserved the trophies and medals the wrestler won through his career. (Source: Express photo by Arul Horizon) [...]
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India vs West Indies: R Ashwin lays platform, KL Rahul builds on
KL Rahul remained unbeaten ion 75 for India. (Source: AP) Ravichandran Ashwin continued to bamboozle the West Indies batsmen with another five-wicket haul while Lokesh Rahul score [...]
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Delhi biker dies after being trapped in pothole
Ramashish who was a eyewitness said that the pothole was responsible for Praveen's death as it was flooded with water and nobody was able to judge its depth. [...]
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Our athletes will win hearts of the world, says PM at Run for Rio event
Around 20,000 school children participated in the event, which commenced from Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. [...]
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Erdogan says to close military schools, rein in armed forces
President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said that in order to bring the military under government control after a failed coup, military academies in Turkey will now be shut down. [...]
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Pope Francis to young: Try politics, activism; don’t be couch potato
Pope Francis challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a sprawling Polish meadow to reject being a "couch potato" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and politics to create a more just world. The post Pope Francis to young: Try politics, activism; don’t be couch potato appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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10,000 unemployed Indians facing ‘food crisis’ in Saudi; Swaraj extends help
Nearly 800 Indian workers are reportedly starving for the last three days in Saudi city of Jeddah after losing their jobs and Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is traveling to the Gulf nation to sort out the issue. The post 10,000 unemployed Indians facing ‘food crisis’ in Saudi; Swaraj extends help appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Rio 2016: Before the Summer Olympics, get to know the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ of Brazil
Famous for its samba, football, beaches and now for the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is known as the 'Cidade Maravilhosa' i.e. marvellous city The post Rio 2016: Before the Summer Olympics, get to know the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ of Brazil appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori to lock horns at Rogers Cup final in Toronto
Nishikori is seeking his first ATP Masters 1000 title after reaching the third final of his career in the elite events. [...]
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AS it happened: PM Narendra Modi eyes one athlete from every district for 2020 games
Narendra Modi arrived at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Delhi to flag off the #RunForRio program, with 20,000 students taking part in the run. [...]
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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah’s son Rakesh dies in Belgium, leaders condole death
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son, Rakesh Siddaramaiah, died of multi-organ failure at a hospital in Belgium on Saturday, official sources said. The post Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah’s son Rakesh dies in Belgium, leaders condole death appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Mayawati accuses Ramdas Athawale of ‘harming’ Dalit interests
BSP president Mayawati on Saturday accused Union Minister Ramdas Athawale of playing into the hands of the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and "harming" the interests of Dalits. The post Mayawati accuses Ramdas Athawale of ‘harming’ Dalit interests appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Congress has “divorced” its ideology: Amit Shah
Taking a dig at Congress over dynasty politics, he said everybody knows who will be its next president but nobody can say who will succeed him in BJP. The post Congress has “divorced” its ideology: Amit Shah appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Would have taken measures had govt known situation will take ugly turn: Nirmal SIngh
Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Saturday said the government would have taken measures to contain the situation in the valley had it known it would turn worse after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. The post Would have taken measures had govt known situation will take ugly turn: Nirmal SIngh appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Rahul Gandhi’s Arhar Modi jibe is right and if you’re laughing, the joke’s on you
Had this been Noise Hour, everybody who laughed at Rahul Gandhi's 'Arhar Modi' jibe would have easily qualified as anti-national. But, let's look at this as sane, intelligent and conscientious Indians. The post Rahul Gandhi’s Arhar Modi jibe is right and if you’re laughing, the joke’s on you appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Dengue should be prevented and not merely tackled when the epidemic sets in
In India, prevention of dengue is left largely to households, while the government offers a cure. (Source: Illustration by C R Sasikumar) As hoardings across Delhi indicate, we are [...]
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4 of family end life by jumping in front of moving train
Hyderabad, Jul 30: Four members of a family allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Ghatkesar under Cyberabad commissionarate, after the family head died due to ill health, police said today. The body of Satyanarayana, the [...]
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Continuous downpour in Delhi slows traffic
New Delhi, Jul 30: Heavy rains kept the temperature below normal levels today even as waterlogging in several areas slowed vehicular movement inconveniencing commuters in the national capital. "The minimum temperature recorded at 8.30 AM was 24 degrees Celsius, three notches [...]
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Altec Lansing launches new range of speakers, headphones in India
  Altec Lansing has launched its range of Dual Motion Bluetooth speakers and sport earphones in India. The devices are priced between Rs. 1,590 and Rs. 4,390 and will be available on e-commerce portals... [...]
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My friend Sumegha Gulati
Sumegha’s most treasured possession was her byline. She was fiercely competitive when it came to assignments, relentless in their pursuit. (Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal) [...]
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Curdled milk
The premature exit of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) chairman, T. Nanda Kumar, apparently due to tensions with the powers that be in Krishi Bhawan, seems yet another instance of the undermining of the autonomy of institutions of national impo [...]
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Rape case filed against Uttarakhand BJP leader
New Delhi, Jul 30: A rape case has been filed against Uttarakhand BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat on the complaint of a woman. The case against Rawat was lodged at Safdarjung police station in South Delhi. The victim has alleged that [...]
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Siddaramaiah's son Rakesh passes away in Belgium
Bengaluru, July 30: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's son Rakesh (38) succumbed to acute pancreatitis in Belgium. He was admitted to Antwerp University Hospital in Belgium. As soon the news of Rakesh falling ill was learnt by the family, CM's wife with a [...]
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From India to Cambodia in a Renault Duster
The Unstoppable Drive will see Autocar India drive across South-east Asia in yet another epic road trip. [...]
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Mercedes-Benz unveils its first Urban eTruck
Mercedes’ first fully electric truck has an admissible total weight of up to 26 tonnes. [...]
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