Pratik makes ISL debut with Kerala Blasters

Pratik makes ISL debut with Kerala Blasters

Kochi: Kerala Blasters FC on Wednesday announced that it has signed Pratik Chaudhari for the Indian Super League 2016, which will also mark his debut in the league. Currently playing as a defender, Chaudhari’s football journey from his student days at St. Sebastian, Chembur in Mumbai to the ISL has seen him working at a […]

Priyanka Chopra starts filming ‘Quantico’ Season 2

Priyanka Chopra starts filming ‘Quantico’ Season 2

Los Angeles: Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has started shooting for the second season of her Hollywood TV series “Quantico”. The 33-year-old actress, who made her debut in the West with the first season of thriller series, posted a picture on Instagram from day one of the shoot. “Day 1 on set for #Quan2co ! Ready […]

Daughter visits Mohit Suri on ‘Half Girlfriend’ set

Daughter visits Mohit Suri on ‘Half Girlfriend’ set

New Delhi: Filmmaker Mohit Suri’s one-year-old daughter Devi has joined her father on the sets of upcoming movie “Half Girlfriend”. The film, adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s novel of the same name, stars Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead. “Devi sits on the monitor while I direct!! #HalfGirlfriend,” Suri posted on Twitter along with […]

I am not a protective father: Anil Kapoor

I am not a protective father: Anil Kapoor

New Delhi: Bollywood Actor Anil Kapoor may have kept his children — Sonam, Rhea and Harshvardhan — away from the limelight during their growing up years but the actor says he is no longer a protective father. The 59-year-old star says he is confident that his children, who all are part of the film industry, […]

Riteish wants to produce Punjabi, Southern films

Riteish wants to produce Punjabi, Southern films

Mumbai: Riteish Deshmukh hit the bull’s-eye with his Marathi productions “Balak Palak” and “Lai Bhaari” and now the actor plans to venture into Punjabi and Southern cinema as a producer. “Regional cinema is a space one needs to understand. It doesn’t mean if a film has worked in Marathi cinema then it will work in […]

Kerala Government To Hold Meeting To Speed Up Airport Expansion Work

Kerala Government To Hold Meeting To Speed Up Airport Expansion Work

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said a high-level meeting would be convened on July 17 to discuss matters connected with the ongoing expansion and development work at the Kozhikode International Airport. The matter was raised at the Assembly by the opposition which said the partial closure of the airport for the past one […]

Kannur: CPI(M) and RSS workers hacked to death

Kannur: CPI(M) and RSS workers hacked to death

Kannur: After a short break, political violence has returned to Kannur as a CPIM and a BJP worker were hacked to death in separate incident in the district on Monday night. According  to Sanjay Guruddin, Superintendent  of Police, Kannur 36 year old C.V. Dhanaraj, a CPIM worker  hacked to death by an unidentified gang at […]

Bacteria-powered batteries coming soon to smartphones

Bacteria-powered batteries coming soon to smartphones

A team of scientists from Oxford University showed how the natural movement of bacteria could be harnessed to assemble and power microscopic “wind farms” or other man-made micromachines such as smartphone components. The study used computer simulations to demonstrate that the chaotic swarming effect of dense active matter such as bacteria can be organised to […]

One more killed in Kashmir violence, PM reviews situation

One more killed in Kashmir violence, PM reviews situation

Srinagar/New Delhi: Kashmir today saw sporadic violence which left one person dead, raising the toll to 25, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the situation and appealed for calm with the hope that no innocent person would face an inconvenience or suffer any loss. One person was killed in firing by security forces on […]

Western command chief visits IB in JK, reviews security

Western command chief visits IB in JK, reviews security

Jammu: In the wake of foiling of twin infiltration bids of armed militants, the chief of army’s Western Command today visited troops along the border in Jammu region and reviewed the security situation along border belts. Lt Gen K J Singh visited the troops engaged in the security of border area in Jammu, Samba and […]