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French Open: Madison Keys rallies back to beat Kazakhstan`s Yulia Putintseva and reach Paris semi-finals
 Madison Keys reached her maiden French Open semi-final, rallying from a break down in the opening set to claim a solid 7-6(5) 6-4 victory against Kazakhstan`s Yulia Putintseva on Tuesday. [...]
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NPP President Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya chief minister
Bringing an end to the 10-year rule of the Congress Party in Meghalaya, National Peoples Party (NPP) President Conrad Sangma took oath as the 12th chief minister of the state on Tuesday. Eleven other ministers also took oath this morning. {image-conrad-sangma1-1-1520313088.jpg [...]
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Thane: Case registered against 6 MNS workers for vandalising Gujarati signboards at shops
A case has been registered against at least 6 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers in Vaaliv Police Station for vandalising Gujarati signboards at shops in Vasai, along on Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway 8, as they were in Gujarati. The incident [...]
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Cambridge Analytica issue: IT minister hits out at Congress, issues stern warning to FB
Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in a series of tweets, trained guns against the Congress Party. Questioning the link between Cambridge Analytica, the Facebook-linked company accused of leaking data, Prasad wrote: "Will the Congress Party now depend upon data manipulation [...]
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Spoilt for Choice
1991: East-West Airways East-West and Damania were both short-lived enterprises and shut operations in 1996 and 1997 respectively. When the open skies policy was announced in 1991, [...]
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Karnataka elections: FIR against BJP MLA Patil for his ‘communal’ remarks on ‘Hindus vs Muslims’
Bengaluru, April 20: After trying to "communalise" the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections with provocative statements, an FIR has been registered against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sanjay Patil on Friday. At a Belagavi event on Thursday, Patil said that the upcoming [...]
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Amazon announces pre-orders for FIFA 17
  Amazon India has started pre-orders for FIFA 17. The game is scheduled to be released on September 29 and is priced at Rs. 3,999. The standard edition comes with  five FUT (FIFA Ultimate Team) dr... [...]
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Delhi statehood or not, Arvind Kejriwal has been relegated to the role of mayor
The Delhi High Court ruled on Thursday that the lieutenant-governor is the administrative head of the National Capital Territory, and that’s it. Which means, Arvind Kejriwal had been pointlessly bashing heads with Najib Jung on issues such as services The post Delhi statehood or not, Arvind Kejriwal has been relegated to the role of mayor appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Karnataka elections: BJP to get 115 seats, Congress-70, predicts survey
According to an opinion poll conducted by Flash Team and TV 5 Kannada, 38.11 percent respondents prefer BJP's BS Yeddyurappa for the chief ministerial post, followed by CM Siddaramaiah with 37.03 per cent and former CM HD Kumaraswamy with 18. 33 percent. [...]
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Baba Ramdev meets Lalu, gives yoga tips to stay healthy
Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Friday called on Lalu Prasad to congratulate him on his son's marriage and advised the ailing leader to practise safe breathing exercises like Anulom Vilom Pranayama to maintain good health. Ramdev, who is in [...]
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French Open 2018: Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam action on day three
Serena Williams has not played a major tournament since winning the 23rd title at the 2017 Australian Open, having given birth to her daughter Alexis in September. [...]
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Russian pilot found after three decades missing in Afghanistan
Military veterans group says man whose plane was shot down wants to return to RussiaA Russian pilot who was missing presumed dead after his plane was shot down three decades ago during the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan has been found alive and wants to come home, according to a military veterans group.“He is still alive. It’s very astonishing. Now he needs help,” the head of the Russian paratroopers’ union, Valery Vostrotin, told RIA Novosti state news agency on Friday. Related: Soviet soldier presumed dead found living in Afghanistan Related: Afghan village built on a Soviet dream collapsing into deadly power vacuum Continue reading... [...]
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US suspends security assistance to Pakistan to force action on Islamists
US demands ‘decisive action’ on Afghan Taliban and Haqqani networkState department vague on detail but says cut adds to $255m already on holdThe United States announced on Thursday it was suspending security assistance to Pakistan for failing to take “decisive action” against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network, which Washington believes is destabilizing the region. Related: 'Nothing but lies and deceit': Trump launches Twitter attack on Pakistan Related: Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump's 'lies and deceit' tweet Continue reading... [...]
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Direct tax collections rise 18.2% in April-December 2017
Direct Tax collections in the first nine months of the current fiscal grew 18.2 percent to Rs 6.56 lakh crore, mainly on account of income tax mop-up from individuals, the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday. The government estimates to [...]
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2,000 get caught in the Capital everyday for driving dangerously
2,000 get caught in the Capital everyday for driving dangerously [...]
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All Hindu terrorists have had RSS connection, says Digvijaya Singh
Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday said that all Hindu terrorists caught in the past have had been associated somehow with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). While speaking to reporters, Singh said, "All the terrorists, belonging to Hindu [...]
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Delhi drop Bihar MP's son Sarthak Ranjan from T20 squad, Unmukt Chand recalled
The senior selection committee of DDCA on Tuesday dropped Bihar politician Pappu Yadav's son Sarthak Ranjan and brought back seasoned Unmukt Chand for the knockout phase of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament, starting January 21 in Kolkata. [...]
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Former opener Chris Rogers appointed Australia high-performance coach
Former Test opening batsman Chris Rogers was Wednesday appointed as Cricket Australia`s new high-performance coach, tasked with helping develop the country`s next generation of stars. [...]
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Brazil arrests terror group over plot to launch large scale attack at 2016 Rio Olympics
The group, made up of Brazilians, allegedly declared loyalty to the Islamic State organization and discussed buying weapons. [...]
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Gang arrested for attempting to dupe BJP leader by mimicking CM Fadnavis' voice
Gang arrested for attempting to dupe BJP leader by mimicking CM Fadnavis' voice [...]
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Empowering women through JAM
Illustration by: C R Sasikumar If you thought there is no prize for guessing what JAM (Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and mobile in policy parlance) stands for, then you are mistaken. Using a la [...]
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Game of Thrones to end after season 8, confirms HBO
Game of thrones will end after season 8, says HBO programming chief Casey Bloys HBO has confirmed what “Game of Thrones” fans never wanted to hear: The fantasy-thriller [...]
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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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World weather: 2016's early record heat gives way to heavy rains
The record-breaking heat of the first six months has turned to severe seasonal flooding across Asia in one of the strongest monsoon seasons in many years The record-breaking worldwide heat of the first six months of 2016 has turned to abnormally severe seasonal flooding across Asia with hundreds of people dying in China, India, Nepal and Pakistan and millions forced from their homes. In India, the Brahmaputra river, which is fed by Himalayan snowmelt and monsoon rains, has burst its banks in many places and has been at danger levels for weeks. Hundreds of villages have been flooded in Bihar, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and other northern states. Continue reading... [...]
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The ongoing battle within a tiny Indian Muslim sect on circumcising girls
A life of struggling identities: Circumcision has become a battleground for those who think that since men get it done, so should women, and those who believe it’s time to end the pract [...]
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Krishna Pushkar: Telangana, Andhra develop apps to help pilgrims
krisP is a navigation app to facilitate easy direction services and ready reference to the Krishna Pushkar pilgrims Deploying technology to ensure safety of devotees and better crow [...]
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From the lab: Understanding CHARGE syndrome, courtesy zebrafish
We at the CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi, have been studying it in the embryo of a small fish called zebrafish that is found in the waters of eastern India.[/captio [...]
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DIY generation: Chew on It
FeedOn, which makes good quality, fresh food available to the needy, was launched in April 2016. [...]
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