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I’ve never made it fulcrum of my existence: Aishwarya on fashion criticism

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on I’ve never made it fulcrum of my existence: Aishwarya on fashion criticism

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a Cannes red carpet regular and while she has mostly received praise for her fashion choices, there have been times when the actress has faced flak for her looks, but the criticism does not bother her. Last year, Aishwarya’s purple lipstick look at the Cannes red carpet made headlines and she […]

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Trump holds talks with Gulf leaders

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Trump holds talks with Gulf leaders

Riyadh, May 21 (PTI/AFP): US President Donald Trump held talks today with leaders of the oil-rich Gulf monarchies, a day after Washington told their arch rival Iran to dismantle its “network of terrorism”. The meeting on the second day of Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, part of his first foreign tour since taking office, came […]

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N Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S Korea say

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on N Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S Korea say

Seoul, May 21 (PTI/AP): North Korea today fired a medium-range missile, US and South Korean officials said, in the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. The rocket was fired from an area near the North Korean county of Pukchang, in South Phyongan Province, and flew eastward […]

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Anti-terror fight ‘not a battle between different faiths’:

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Anti-terror fight ‘not a battle between different faiths’:

Riyadh, May 21 (PTI/AFP): US President Donald Trump will launch an appeal to confront “Islamist extremism” today, telling dozens of Muslim leaders in a speech that it “is not a battle between different faiths”. “This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people of all religions who seek […]

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Taliban raid kills 20 policemen in southern Afghanistan

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Taliban raid kills 20 policemen in southern Afghanistan

Kandahar, May 21 (PTI/AFP): At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed early today when Taliban fighters stormed multiple security outposts in the volatile southern province of Zabul, officials said, as the insurgents escalate their annual spring offensive. Local officials made desperate calls to Afghan television stations to seek attention as they were unable to get […]

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Indian-origin gay minister frontrunner in Irish PM race

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Indian-origin gay minister frontrunner in Irish PM race

London, May 21 (PTI): An Indian-origin doctor and Ireland’s first openly gay minister has emerged as the frontrunner in the Irish prime ministerial race. Leo Varadkar, 38, the Dublin-born son of a Mumbai-born father and Irish mother, is expected to become the country’s first homosexual prime minister. Varadkar, who is Ireland’s welfare minister, has won […]

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India U-17 team record stunning 2-0 win over Italy

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on India U-17 team record stunning 2-0 win over Italy

New Delhi, May 20 (PTI): The India U-17 World Cup Squad stunned their fancied Italian counterparts 2-0 in Arizo, Italy, on Friday. The win epitomised the grit and determination of the Indian Colts who have been grinding together since February 2013. Strikes by Abhijit Sarkar (31′) and Rahul Praveen (80′) led their team to a […]

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IPL Final: Giants from Mumbai face Pune’s Supergiant

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on IPL Final: Giants from Mumbai face Pune’s Supergiant

Hyderabad, May 20 (PTI): Aiming to complete a hat-trick of titles, the formidable Mumbai Indians will face an imposing challenge from the Rising Pune Supergiant in what promises to be a riveting ‘Grand Finale’ of the 10th Indian Premier League, here tomorrow. Billed as a ‘Maharashtra Derby’, the summit clash is set to be a […]

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Nothing is impossible to achieve: Assam governor to students

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Nothing is impossible to achieve: Assam governor to students

Guwahati, May 20 (PTI): Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit today said positive attitude, strong determination and judicious time management can lead to a successful life. “Nothing is impossible to achieve, hence students must select their aims in life and then pursue them with positive attitude, strong determination and judicious time management”, the Governor said while interacting […]

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Govt may step in if triple talaq practice not changed: Naidu

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Govt may step in if triple talaq practice not changed: Naidu

Amaravati, May 20 (PTI): The government may have to step in and enact a law to ban triple talaq if the Muslim community fails to “change” the practice, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today. “It is for the society to take up the issue and it will be good if the (Muslim) society itself […]

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