PM asks voters to enrich democracy, exercise their franchise

PM asks voters to enrich democracy, exercise their franchise

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people to turn out in large numbers to cast their vote in round five of the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls. “A vote is the most effective way to enrich our democracy and contribute to India’s better future. I hope my young friends turnout in record numbers,” […]

Trump turnaround on Mueller testimony angers Democrats

Trump turnaround on Mueller testimony angers Democrats

Washington,  President Donald Trump’s turnabout on whether the special counsel should appear before Congress “Bob Mueller should not testify,” he tweeted has sparked criticism from Democratic lawmakers eager to question the author of the report on Russia’s election interference. Trump had previously said he would leave the question of Robert Mueller testifying to Attorney General […]

Sensex rises over 100 pts in early trade

Sensex rises over 100 pts in early trade

Mumbai, May 3 (PTI) The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 100 points Friday led by gains in banking and auto stocks amid sustained foreign fund inflow and easing crude prices. The 30-share index was trading 107.81 points, or 0.28 per cent, higher at 39,089.24. Similarly, the NSE Nifty up 22.45 points, or 0.91 per cent, at […]

Neeraj undergoes elbow surgery, doubtful for Doha Worlds

Neeraj undergoes elbow surgery, doubtful for Doha Worlds

Mumbai, Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has undergone an elbow surgery, raising doubts over his participation in the World Championships to be held in Doha from September 27 to October 6. Neeraj was operated by celebrated orthopaedic surgeon Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala at the Kokilaben Hospital. “Undergone elbow surgery in Mumbai by Dr.Dinshaw Pardiwala.Will require […]

Biopic on PM Modi to release on May 24 now

Biopic on PM Modi to release on May 24 now

Mumbai, The makers of Vivek Oberoi-starrer biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced that the film will be released countrywide on May 24, a day after the results of the Lok Sabha elections are declared. The film, titled ‘PM Narendra Modi’, was earlier set to release on April 11 but was banned by the […]

NZ PM Ardern to marry long-time partner

NZ PM Ardern to marry long-time partner

 Wellington; New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her long-term partner Clarke Gayford have become engaged to be married, her office said Friday.A spokesman for Ardern and Gayford said the couple, who have a baby daughter Neve, agreed to tie the knot over the Easter break. He could not reveal whether a date for the prime […]

Three killed as Cyclone Fani batters Odisha

Three killed as Cyclone Fani batters Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Three people were killed in separate incidents as cyclone Fani battered the Odisha coast Friday, officials said A teenager was killed when a tree came crashing down on him at a place within Sakhigopal police station area limits in Puri district Flying debris from a concrete structure hit a woman in Nayagarh district when she […]

BJP using martyrdom of jawans for election purposes: Mayawati

BJP using martyrdom of jawans for election purposes: Mayawati

Barabanki; BSP chief Mayawati Wednesday accused the BJP of using the martyrdom of jawans for election purposes and regretted that the country’s borders are still not totally secure. She also alleged that like the previous Congress government, the BJP dispensation too is using the CBI, ED and the Income Tax department against its political opponents for […]

Maha: 15 security personnel, 1 civilian killed in Naxal blast

Maha: 15 security personnel, 1 civilian killed in Naxal blast

Mumbai, May; At least 16 persons, including 15 security personnel, were killed in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district Wednesday, police said The blast followed Naxals torching 25 vehicles belonging to a road construction contractor earlier in the day, police said Those killed were members of the Quick Response Team (QRT) of […]