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Brazil police arrest man suspected of Olympics attack plans
Authorities have arrested another man suspected of belonging to a group that allegedly discussed carrying out attacks during the Olympics, Brazilian police said today. [...]
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India bowl out West Indies for 243, take 323-run lead
 India bowled out the West Indies for 243 to take a massive first-innings lead of 323 runs on day three of the first cricket Test here today. [...]
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Congress will win two-third majority in Punjab polls: Amarinder
The former Punjab CM said till today, senior party leaders had reached out to the workers in 71 assembly constituencies and by 8 August, all the 117 constituencies will be covered in the first phase. The post Congress will win two-third majority in Punjab polls: Amarinder appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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RSS must come clean on funds collected on Guru Purnima: Digvijaya Singh
Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday alleged that "huge funds" collected by the RSS on the occasion of Guru Purnima, were unaccounted as many organisations which owe affiliation to it are unregistered. The post RSS must come clean on funds collected on Guru Purnima: Digvijaya Singh appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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BJP protest for Naseemuddin  Siddiqui’s arrest, Dayashankar Singh’s re-induction
The BJP on Saturday held demonstrations across Uttar Pradesh demanding arrest of BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui over derogatory remarks made against women members of expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh's family. The post BJP protest for Naseemuddin Siddiqui’s arrest, Dayashankar Singh’s re-induction appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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A first, but big step
The Maharashtra government has done well not to give in to pressure to rollback its decision to delist fruits and vegetables from the state’s Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act. Delisting basically allows companies or traders to buy produce [...]
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Brand Rajini
Once there was an actor who quit a stable job as a bus conductor to explore life in cinema. He started with minor roles, played the villain, graduated to character roles, moved on to playing the hero, and then transformed into a superstar. Somewhere along [...]
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Assam assembly urges CM to avail Z+ security
Guwahati, July 22: Expressing concern over the chief minister's security, the ruling and opposition members in the Assam assembly on Friday requested Sarbananda Sonowal to accept Z+ security cover considering the threat perception in the state.Sonowal, who has been refusing to [...]
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Jharkhand House MLAs plant saplings
Ranchi, July 22: Legislators of Jharkhand Assembly today planted saplings while Governor Droupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Raghubar Das renewed their appeals to the people to make the ongoing plantation of one crore saplings a success by July 31. As the [...]
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Movie and game trailers to binge watch this weekend
  Telltale's take on Batman finally has a release date, Star Trek Beyond hits theatres, Vin Diesel reprises his role as Xander Cage in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage and a whole lot more.  B... [...]
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Isis claims responsibility for Kabul fatal bomb attack on Hazara protesters
At least 80 dead and more than 230 wounded after attack on demonstration by minority group, which makes up 9% of populationAt least 80 people have been killed and hundreds injured after two suicide bombers struck a peaceful protest in Kabul by a Shia minority group. Responsibility for the attack, which appears to have targeted a demonstration by the Hazara minority, was claimed by Islamic State via the group’s news agency, Amaq. If true, it would mark the first attack by Isis in Kabul, and its largest ever in Afghanistan. Related: Hazara people march on Kabul in power line protest Related: Kabul’s expat bubble used to be like Boogie Nights – now it’s more like Panic Room Continue reading... [...]
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Paradox of change
Ahmedabad: Women members of Dalit Community carry a portrait of BR Ambedkar as they block the traffic during a protest in Ahmedabad on Wednesday against the assault on dalit members by cow pr [...]
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PCA Act: Pay a fine of Rs 10-50; get away with beating, kicking, over-riding, torturing any animal
A research study suggests that animal abusers are five times more likely than non-abusers to commit other violent crimes like rape and murder. (Source: Express Archive) In March thi [...]
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News flash: Indian aid worker, Judith Dsouza abducted in Kabul rescued
Bengaluru, July 23: 9 people were killed after a gunman opened fire in a mall in Munich. The shooter was allegedly shot down by officials. Meanwhile, Indian aid worker Judith Dsouza, who was abducted in Kabul last month has been rescued. [...]
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Missing IAF plane: Parrikar likely to visit Chennai
Chennai, Jul 23:  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to visit Tambaram air base near Chennai today after an AN 32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force went missing with 29 personnel on board. Parrikar, who was briefed by IAF chief [...]
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Fifteen new Mclaren models by 2022
Mclaren Track22 strategy entails new car launches that include hybrids, track specials and an iconic F1 remake. [...]
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F1: Rosberg snatches Hungary pole in wild session
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wound up third fastest, just 0.172s slower than second-placed Hamilton in a session he called "crazy". [...]
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Mercedes roadmap reveals GLA Coupe, new E Class models, S Class facelift – Report
All-new Mercedes G-Class not arriving before 2018. So far this year, Daimler has unveiled the 2016 Mercedes E-Class, 2016 Mercedes E-Class LWB, 2016 Mercedes E-Class Estate, 2016 Mercedes CLA and Mercedes GLC Coupe. The German auto giant has many more models set to roll-out in 2017, which it has revealed in its Q2 and H2 2016 results report. The new generation Mercedes E-Class range will be expanded next year with introduction of coupe and cabriolet versions. In 2017, Daimler will introduce the next-gen Mercedes E-Class Coupe, next-gen Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet, a rugged version of the Mercedes E-Class Estate, which it currently refers to as ‘Mercedes E-Class All Terrain’ and the new Mercedes GLA (facelift) in the mainstream passenger car range. Also debuting in 2017, will be the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, that will be followed by the Mercedes-AMG GT C Coupe. Perhaps, the most important debut will be from the Mercedes-Benz Vans brand – the Mercedes Pickup (name TBA). The first-ever Mercedes-Benz pickup truck is said to be named Mercedes-Benz GLT, and has been confirmed to launch in Latin America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. The Mercedes-Benz pickup has been confirmed to launch in Latin America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Also See: 2017 Mercedes GLA (facelift) spotted – Video The official document confirms that the second generation Mercedes G-Class won’t be introduced in 2017. In India, the new Mercedes models expected to be launched by 2017 include the new generation Mercedes E-Class, new Mercedes CLA (facelift), Mercedes GLC Coupe and new Mercedes GLA (facelift). Mercedes-AMG E 43 Estate – Image Gallery [...]
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Avocados can be best first foods for babies: Study
Avocado can be used as a first food for infants.  ‘Feeding babies avocados, which has a neutral flavour, soft consistency and nutrient density, can help in boosting their gro [...]
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Female smokers at higher risk of brain bleed
Women indulging in smoking are more at risk of developing bleeding inside the lining of the brain.  Women indulging in smoking are more at risk of developing bleeding inside the li [...]
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Indian-origin voters played decisive role in UK polls: Survey
Indian-origin voters in the UK played a decisive role in Prime Minister David Cameron-led Conservatives winning the elections, with one million ethnic minority votes going in his favour, a post-poll survey said. The Conservatives won a majority as a resul [...]
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Indian-origin teacher bags Oxford University award
An Indian-origin teacher has been honoured by Oxford University for helping one of her students get into the world-famous varsity. Gurnimrat ‘Nimmy’ Sidhu, head of science at Oaks Park High School in north-east London, is among 12 teachers to [...]
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NASA astronauts train underwater to mimic Mars mission
The Aquarius Reef Base is located 62 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. (source: AP) NASA has sent a team of astronauts to t [...]
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Verizon emerges as front-runner in Yahoo auction: Report
Yahoo views Verizon as the buyer that can deliver the most value, but negotiations between the two companies are continuing Yahoo Inc is focusing on US telecommunications company Ve [...]
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Twitter won’t Periscope its quarterly earnings next week
Twitter has abandoned Periscope from its Q2 earnings call, will rather be using audio only session Twitter last year started live streaming its earnings calls via Periscope as a way [...]
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Madaari grosses Rs 4.45 crore worldwide on opening day but that isn’t Irrfan Khan’s main concern
Madaari grosses Rs 4.45 crore worldwide on opening day. Irrfan Khan starrer Madaari earned Rs 4.45 crore worldwide on its opening day, according to its makers. The film collected Rs [...]
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Master of Spices
MasterChef India co-judge, Ranveer Brar, talks about his journey with food — from working at a kebab stall in Lucknow to five-star kitchens in the country and abroad. At the age o [...]
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A Take on Thai
Renong pla yang thm nalay, a fish preparation, uses authentic Thai marinade. Bottles of the fiery Sriracha, a variety of vinegars and fish sauce, all imported from Thailand, line th [...]
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