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PM Modi campaigns in three states

After the first phase of polling, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is busy campaigning for the remaining 6 phases.  On Friday he campaigned in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala appealing for votes  Prime Minister Modi’s first rally was in Maharastra’s Ahmednagar. Campaigning for candidates in Shirdi and Ahmed Nagar he said that ... Read More »

Prasar Bharati releases booklet based on Dr. Ambedkar’s speeches

Prasar Bharati Chairman, Dr A Surya Prakash released a booklet on Selected Speeches of Babasaheb in the Constituent Assembly. Dr A Surya Prakash said, the depth of research done by Dr Ambedkar in drafting the Constitution in the pre-internet era was extraordinary. He said that Dr Ambedkar’s contribution towards social ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses rallies in Maharashtra, Karnataka

In Ahmednagar, Maharastra, PM Modi slammed Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar and asked voters to Choose between honest chowkidar and corrupt naamdar.  K’TAKA: PM ADDRESSES RALLY IN GANGAVATHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi also addressed an election rally in Karnataka’s Gangavathi.  Prime Minister said that Lok Sabha Elections 2019 is ... Read More »

Teenager overcomes waves to reach Tokyo Olympic 2020

  Caroline is just 17, and she scored 13.83 to beat three-time world champion Carissa Moore, who could only muster 11.67 points in her best two-wave total in tricky conditions at Duranbah Beach in Queensland. The former told a website that Carissa has always been her hero and she still is. ... Read More »

All steps to renounce US citizenship concluded: Gotabaya

Gotabaya, who is brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa made the statement after his return to Colombo Friday morning from his visit to US. He is tipped to be the Presidential candidate from opposition led by former President and Sri Lankan laws mandate him to renounce dual citizenship for his ... Read More »

Disney reveals launch date of its streaming service

The company said the viewers would be able to watch its content on Disney+ after paying a subscription fee of USD 6.99 per month. Disney CEO Bob Iger and other executives, including Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, unveiled new details about the streaming service during an investor presentation on Thursday. ... Read More »

16 killed in bomb blast in Pakistan’s Quetta

The blast at around 7:35 am was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) that had been hidden among the vegetables in the market, police said. At least eight of those killed in the bomb blast at Hazarganji area of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, belonged to the Hazara ... Read More »

Israeli spacecraft to moon crashes due to technical fault

The spacecraft lost communication with ground control late Thursday as it was making its final descent to the moon. Moments later, the mission was declared a failure. “We definitely crashed on surface of moon,” said Opher Doron, general manager of the space division of Israel Aerospace Industries. He said the ... Read More »

WTO upholds South Korean ban on Fukushima seafood

South Korea on Friday welcomed the decision and said it will continue to block all fishery products from Fukushima and seven neighbouring prefectures to ensure “only foods that are confirmed as safe are put on the table.” “The government will continue to maintain and strengthen our quarantine sovereignty and safety ... Read More »

BPCL planning to set up petrochemical plant at Mumbai refinery

Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) is planning to invest Rs 6,877 crore to set up the Petrochemical Residue Fluidized Catalytic Cracking (PRFCC) project at its 12 million tonne per annum Mumbai refinery. The project is part of company’s plan to expand its petrochemical portfolio. BPCL is into exploration, production and retailing ... Read More »

IPL 12: Russell-Rabada battle on cards as KKR take on DC today

Away from the match, the spotlight will also fall on where former KKR and India captain Sourav Ganguly sits during the match. Ganguly will be a ‘visitor’ at his ‘home’ ground of Eden Gardens as he is currently donning the advisor’s hat in the Delhi franchise, which has drawn ‘conflict-of-interest’ ... Read More »

EC issues show-cause notice to Mayawati over MCC violation

EC found that the BSP chief had prima facie violated the Model Code of Conduct. The commission, in its notice to Mayawati, said prima facie it is of the opinion that the BSP chief has violated provisions of the model code of conduct. It also asked Mayawati to explain her stand ... Read More »

Sudanese military impose curfew hours after coup: State TV

Tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the streets of central Khartoum, their mood turning from celebration over Bashir’s expected departure to frustration at the announcement of the military-led transition. Bashir, 75, had faced 16 weeks of demonstrations against his rule. Announcing the ouster, Defence Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf ... Read More »

Image of crying toddler on US border wins World Press Photo

Judges said veteran Getty photographer John Moore’s picture taken after Honduran mother Sandra Sanchez and her daughter Yanela illegally crossed the US-Mexican border last year showed “a different kind of violence that is psychological”. The picture of the wailing toddler was published world-wide and caused a public outcry about Washington’s ... Read More »

British PM defends Brxit delay in Parliament

The European Union has agreed to delay Brexit by up to six months to Oct. 31 while May seeks an agreement with Labour that she hopes will help get her thrice-rejected exit deal approved by parliament. “This is not the normal way of British politics … Reaching an agreement will not be ... Read More »

New species of tiny early humans discovered: Study

Researchers from Australian National University (ANU) said that the findings represent a major breakthrough in our understanding of human evolution across Southeast Asia. The team uncovered the remains of at least two adults and one juvenile within the same archaeological deposits in the Philippines, proving the region played a key ... Read More »