Terror is gravest threat to world, says PM

Terror is gravest threat to world, says PM

Maputo (Mozambique): Amid a spurt in terror attacks in various countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said terrorism is the “gravest threat” to the world, “equally impacting” India and Mozambique which agreed to strengthen security and defence ties and bolster cooperation in food security. After Modi’s wide-ranging talks with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi here, the […]

Serena, Venus braced for Wimbledon final push

Serena, Venus braced for Wimbledon final push

London: Serena and Venus Williams can book places in the Wimbledon final today, seven years after they last slugged it out for a Grand Slam title. For the first time since 2009, both sisters have made it to the Wimbledon semi-finals. To make the dream final become a reality, defending champion Serena must beat Russian […]

Lahiri aims to shine in blockbuster summer run of Major events

Lahiri aims to shine in blockbuster summer run of Major events

Sentosa (Singapore): Indian star golfer Anirban Lahiri will be aiming for a summer to remember as he prepares to tackle three of the biggest tournaments of the season starting with The Open at Royal Troon next week. The reigning Asian Tour number one is keen to hit top form ahead of the year’s third Major […]

Disappointing to be highest-grossing actress: Scarlett

Disappointing to be highest-grossing actress: Scarlett

Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson said it was disappointing to be the top-earning actress of all time in Hollywood. The 31-year-old “Avengers” star said she was sad by the fact that she was the only woman in the category, reported Extra. “It’s exciting to be the only woman in this category. It’s kind of disappointing […]

Rupee edges up 3 paise against American dollar

Rupee edges up 3 paise against American dollar

Mumbai : The rupee recovered marginally by 3 paise to 67.42 against the dollar in early trade today at the forex market on fresh selling of the US currency by banks and exporters amid foreign fund inflows. Forex dealers said a higher opening in the domestic equity market and a weakening dollar against some currencies […]

Trump says considering 10 candidates for vice president

Trump says considering 10 candidates for vice president

Washington:  Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, today said he has shortlisted 10 potential running mates. While Trump did not disclose the names, two potential shortlisted candidates Senators Bob Corker and Joni Ernest indicated that they were not in the race. Among his possible running mates being highly speculated are Newt Gingrich, former Speaker […]

Fadnavis ministry expansion tomorrow

Fadnavis ministry expansion tomorrow

Mumbai:  Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will expand his Cabinet tomorrow. The 20-month-old Fadnavis government will fill up portfolios rendered vacant after the resignation of senior minister Eknath Khadse over corruption charges last month. The 10 portfolios handled by him are temporarily with Fadnavis. “The Cabinet expansion will be held tomorrow,” a senior government official […]

Policeman dead after blast at Bangladesh Eid prayers

Policeman dead after blast at Bangladesh Eid prayers

Dhaka:  At least one policeman was killed today and six others injured after bombs went off near Bangladesh’s biggest Eid gathering in the north of the country. Bombs exploded near an Eid prayer gathering in Sholakia in Kishoreganj district where at least 200,000 people had gathered, police said. One suspected attacker was also reported to […]

Ranbir, Katrina will together promote ‘Jagga Jasoos’

Ranbir, Katrina will together promote ‘Jagga Jasoos’

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor and actress Katrina Kaif will promote their much talked about movie “Jagga Jasoos” together. Gossip mills were abuzz that since Ranbir and Katrina have ended their long-term relationship, they will not promote the film together. On this, the film’s producer and MD and CEO of Disney India, Siddharth Roy Kapur […]

Rupee loses some ground, slumps 8 paise against USD

Rupee loses some ground, slumps 8 paise against USD

Mumbai: The rupee lost some ground as it weakened by 8 paise to 67.35 against the dollar at the forex market on Tuesday following fresh demand for the American unit from importers and banks amid a lower opening in domestic equities. The dollar firmed up against some global currencies, which weighed on the rupee, dealers […]