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Wimbledon 2017: Three-time champion Novak Djokovic retires from quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych
Berdych, world number 15  and the 2010 Wimbledon runner-up, will face Roger Federer in the semi-final. [...]
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Indian censors demand removal of 'Hindu' and 'cow' from film about Nobel laureate
Director of documentary about Nobel laureate Amartya Sen says he is shocked by list of words that must be bleeped out India’s film censors have ordered that a documentary about the economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen be altered to remove words including “Hindu” “India” and “cow”, the director has said.Suman Ghosh said he was told by censor board officials on Monday that his one-hour documentary about Sen, a Harvard professor and essayist, could be released only if certain words were bleeped out. Related: India's censorship board in disarray amid claims of political interference If somebody of his stature cannot express himself freely, what hope does the common citizen have 2/2 Continue reading... [...]
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Why did the Lashkar deny the Amarnath yatra attack
There was a quick denial from the Lashkar-e-Tayiba following the Amarnath yatra attack. While the writing is on the wall that the attack was staged and executed by its commander in South Kashmir, Abu Ismail, the outfit still went ahead and [...]
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Nation facing terror and agragarian crisis, says Gopal Krishna Gandhi
Emphasising on having faith in institutions of democracy, Vice -President candidate Gopal Krishna Gandhi on Wednesday said that terrorism and agragarian crisis are emerging as major problems for the country. Gandhi expressed his gratitude towards 18 opposition parties for extending support [...]
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Bangladesh's disappeared: activist found on bus claims he was latest target
Farhad Mazhar, who says he was abducted by three men, vows he will not be silenced in first interview with an alleged victimA Bangladesh government critic who alleges he was the latest in a wave of activists and opposition figures to be abducted says he will not be silenced by the ordeal and will continue to campaign against human rights abuses.Farhad Mazhar, a poet and social activist, claims he was forced into a minibus by three men while walking near his home in Dhaka last week. He was found about 16 hours later in a town more than 120 miles (200km) from the Bangladesh capital. Related: Bangladesh must act on its ‘disappeared’ | Letters Related: Bangladesh reproached over inquiry into torture and murder of activist Continue reading... [...]
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'FIR against me political vendetta,' says Dy CM Tejashwi Yadav
After the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswhi Yadav reiterated that the RJD-JD (U) alliance is unbreakable and termed the FIR registered against him as 'political vendetta'. Tejaswhi told media, 'Alliance is strong and the BJP [...]
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Gujarat is a tough election but BJP can't do a Uttar Pradesh in Karnataka, says Congress
With the Congress and BJP slated for a head-on fight in assembly elections in major states of Gujarat and Karnataka in a matter of months, both parties are working overtime. OneIndia caught up with AICC spokesperson and Karnataka Congress Working President [...]
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3 reasons why Lashkar broke the rule and targeted Amarnath yatra
The Amarnath yatra attack has shocked the nation. Seven persons were killed in the most brutal fashion by terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. It was an act of desperation by the Lashkar which finds itself cornered in the Valley. There are three [...]
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Meizu M5
  Meizu has been awfully quiet in the Indian market. While it's Chinese compatriots Xiaomi, Coolpad etc. have been launching phone after phone, the company has barely released a handful of phon... [...]
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Jayant Sinha says Govt working on national no fly list
Coimbatore, Jul 11: Union minister Jayant Sinha on Tuesday said that the government is working on creating a national 'no-fly list' which will apply to all citizens. Replying to a question on recent incidents of indecent behaviour of a few [...]
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Sushma Swaraj concerned over missing Indian priest in Yemen
New Delhi, Jul 11: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asked her visiting Yemeni Abdulmalik Abduljalil Al-Mekhlafi to secure the safety of Indian Catholic priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil abducted from Yemen last year. On his part, Abdulmalik Abduljalil Al-Mekhlafi told Swaraj [...]
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Kerala: 9 CPI-M workers injured in bomb attack in Kannur
Around 9 Communist Party of India-Marxist workers were injured in a bomb attack in Kannur district's Kakkampara, earlier on Tuesday. According to reports, the incident happened when CPIM workers of Ettikulam were going on the way to attend the [...]
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max
  As a reviewer, I've stood witness to Samsung's evolution in the smartphone market. From low-end devices like the Galaxy Y to the class-leading Galaxy S8, Samsung has done a lot. It's rise... [...]
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Toyota keen on hybrids despite high GST rate
Carmaker believes hybrids key to reducing pollution; Admit sales of its popular Camry hybrid could take a hit due to significant price hike. [...]
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India, China must approach each other with maturity: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar
Delivering a lecture in Singapore, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar touched upon the ongoing border standoff in Doklam saying India and China must not let differences become disputes and should approach each other with "strategic maturity". [...]
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An uprising against the Ken Betwa river link project takes root in Madhya Pradesh's Panna
A people's movement against the Ken Betwa river link project is taking root in Panna. Will it pit them against the so-called benefit zone of the project? [...]
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Ravi Shastri appointed as Team India's head coach; Zaheer Khan named bowling coach
It is surely a huge responsibility to take on, given Team India's scintillating run on home turf under Kumble, in the last one year, but Shastri does have the backing not only from the skipper (as reported earlier), but also from few other former greats.   [...]
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53-year-old lady strangulated during robbery; case registered
New Delhi, Jul 11: A 53-year-old woman was found murdered in Delhi's Amar Colony. One servant was also found tied with rope another servant on the run. Police investigating the matter said it seems that the robbery was the motive. [...]
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7th Pay Commission: Air travel entitlement, check pay fixation matrix calculator here
The 7th Pay Commission recommendations were cleared by the Union Cabinet last week. This means that the central government employees will start getting their revised allowances and HRA from their July salary itself. There are many doubts about how much the [...]
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Between flip-flops, Rahul proves to be a ‘spineless’ leader as Indo-China tension escalates
New Delhi, July 11: Do we need to say anything more? Every time Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi takes a step forward, either he himself, his party or maybe fate itself, ensures that he takes two steps backward. Same thing happened [...]
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New claims of war crimes by Australian special forces shine light on culture of impunity | Ben Wadham
Allegations of the killing of two children in Afghanistan are just the latest controversies about the behaviour of the ADF• Ben Wadham is a sociologist at Flinders University, a former infantry soldier and military investigatorOnce again Australian special forces are being investigated for war crimes. This time it’s for alleged killings said to have occurred in Afghanistan in 2012 and 2013 involving the deaths of two children. The first involves the alleged unlawful killing of the 14- or 15-year-old Afghan boy Khan Mohammed in Kandahar province. Related: Turnbull considers Nato request for more Australian troops in Afghanistan Related: Andrew Quilty: my three years photographing Afghanistan's 'forgotten war' Continue reading... [...]
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Salim, the bus driver who saved the lives of Amarnath Yatris in Monday's attack
If not for the presence of mind and courage of one man, Monday's terror attack on a bus ferrying Amarnath Yatris would have claimed more lives. Salim, the driver of the bus that was ferrying the passengers emerged a hero by [...]
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Bilkis Bano case: SC dismisses appeals of 4 cops, 2 doctors
New Delhi, Jul 10: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeals of four policemen including an IPS officer and two doctors challenging their conviction by the Bombay High Court in the sensational 2002 Bilkis Bano case, saying there was "clear-cut [...]
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Skoda Octavia facelift to launch on July 13
Refreshed Octavia will get updated styling and added tech; engines expected to carry forward unchanged. [...]
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GST effect: passenger vehicle sales drop in June
GST-driven stock rationalisation sees June sales declining 11 percent in June, slowest since May 2013. [...]
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Why Nitish Kumar is at the top of the pecking order in Bihar's politics
An embattled Lalu Prasad needs him for survival, while the BJP eyes him for its 2019 Lok Sabha run. Why Nitish Kumar is at the top of the pecking order in Bihar's politics. [...]
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Roger Federer eases into 15th Wimbledon quarter-final
The Swiss faces either Alexander Zverev or Milos Raonic in Wednesday's quarter-final. [...]
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CAC has decided to keep announcement of next Indian coach on hold, reveals Sourav Ganguly
Ganguly, who along with Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman interviewed five candidates for the high-profile job, said that the panel wanted to talk to Virat Kohli before coming to the final decision. [...]
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