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Twinkle Khanna to address Oxford University students

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Twinkle Khanna to address Oxford University students

Writer-producer Twinkle Khanna has been invited to speak at The Oxford Union, the world’s most prestigious debating society. The 43-year-old actor-turned-author will address the students of the Oxford University tomorrow, where she will also showcase her upcoming production, “Padman”. Based on the life of social entrepreneur and activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionised sanitary hygiene in […]

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Damon apologises for past remarks on MeToo movement

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Damon apologises for past remarks on MeToo movement

Actor Matt Damon has apologised for comments he made last month where he said that people should also talk about the men in the entertainment industry who are not sexual predators. In an interview with Kathie Lee Gifford to promote his clean-water-for-the-world Super Bowl ad, Damon apologised for his comments and said many of the […]

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West announce birth of 3rd child

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Kim Kardashian, Kanye West announce birth of 3rd child

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are now proud parents to a baby girl, their third child together. The 37-year-old entrepreneur, who became a mother again through surrogacy on January 15, announced the news on her official website. “Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl. […]

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Rajput community hold protest against ”Padmaavat” in Rajasthan

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Rajput community hold protest against ”Padmaavat” in Rajasthan

Rajput community members on Wednesday held protest in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film ‘Padmaavat’, demanding a complete ban on its release. The Rajputs, along with other community members, staged a sit-in protest near Rithola crossing on the Udaipur-Ahmedabad highway by blocking it for nearly half-an-hour, police said. Traffic had to be diverted […]

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Law and order has collapsed in Tripura, alleges Sampla

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Law and order has collapsed in Tripura, alleges Sampla

Agartala, Jan. 16 (PTI): Union Minister for State Vijay Sampla today alleged that the law and order situation has collapsed in Tripura. He exuded confidence that people of the state would vote for change and bring BJP government in the state. “Coming here yesterday I came to know seven persons, many of them belonging to […]

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Use energy judiciously-Assam Governor

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Use energy judiciously-Assam Governor

Guwahati, Jan. 16 (PTI): Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi today urged consumers to take a pledge to use energy judiciously as the country has huge deficit in crude oil production level compared to its consumption pattern. “The country s source of energy basket which grossly constitutes petroleum products, is also diminishing at fast rate but […]

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Meghalaya’s 133 millennium voters to be felicitated

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Meghalaya’s 133 millennium voters to be felicitated

Shillong, Jan. 16 (PTI): The Election Commission will felicitate 133 millennium voters of Meghalaya on National Voters Day on January 25, the state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) F R Kharkongor said today. Those who were born on January 1 in the year 2000, the first day of the 21st century and have attained the age […]

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SC crisis appears unresolved amid hopes weekend will bring relief

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on SC crisis appears unresolved amid hopes weekend will bring relief

New Delhi, Jan. 16 (PTI): The crisis in the Supreme Court over complaints against the chief justice seemed far from over despite optimism expressed a day earlier by top legal bodies, amid fresh hopes today of a resolution by the weekend. “I think it (crisis) has not been settled. Lets hope things will be fully […]

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Dismal start to season for Indian shuttlers

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Dismal start to season for Indian shuttlers

Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 16 (PTI): Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy failed to cross the opening hurdle at the season-opening USD 350,000 Malaysia Masters, here today. Sikki and Pranaav suffered a 18-21 17-21 loss to seventh seed Hong Kong pair of Lee Chun Hei Reginald and Chau Hoi Wahto […]

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‘Cool Runnings’ revisited as Jamaican women qualify in bobsled

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on ‘Cool Runnings’ revisited as Jamaican women qualify in bobsled

Kingston, Jan. 16 (PTI/AFP): A Jamaican women’s bobsled team have qualified for next month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, 30 years after a men’s team from the Caribbean nation first made their fairytale appearance at the 1988 Calgary Games, it was reported here Monday. Local media citing the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation said the women’s […]

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