Saturday, August 31, 2019

Last-Minute Travellers Helped Railways Earn Rs 25,000 Crore In 4 Years

Last-minute travellers have helped railways earn a whopping Rs 25,392 crore in the last four years, an RTI has found.

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Ex-Windies Star Pays Hat-Trick Hero Jasrpit Bumrah Ultimate Compliment

Jasprit Bumrah joined spinner Harbhajan Singh and left-arm pacer Irfan Pathan as the only Indians to take Test hat-tricks.

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Samantha, Naga Chaitanya Dancing On Nagarjuna's Birthday Are Couple Goals

"I love you for always pretending to be as enthusiastic as I am," wrote Samantha for Naga Chaitanya

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Hurricane Dorian To Make Landfall In Bahamas, Government Warns Residents

Authorities in the Bahamas made a last-minute plea to residents and tourists on Saturday to seek shelter as time ran out before powerful Hurricane Dorian hits, warning those that refused to move that...

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Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Secretary, Ward Secretary Exam Begins Today

Andhra Pradesh Grama Sachivalayam will conduct the recruitment exam from September 1 to September 8.

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HR Heads Of Top 50 Companies Attend Conclave In IIM Jammu

The conclave on the topic 'Discovering the HR Landscape 2030 was held on Saturday. It gave students an opportunity to hear from the professionals and also to get their queries answered in some lively...

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World Leaders Mark 80th Anniversary Of Start Of World War II In Poland

Leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday mark 80 years since the start of World War Two in Poland, with the conflict still a live political issue in...

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Koulibaly Own Goal Hands Juventus Victory In Napoli Thriller

Kalidou Koulibaly scored an own goal in the second minute of stoppage time to hand Juventus the three points in Turin.

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Donald Trump Nominates Indian American Shireen Matthews As Federal Judge

US President Donald Trump has nominated Shireen Mathews, an Indian-American lawyer, to be a federal judge.

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British PM Challenges Lawmakers To Deliver Brexit With Or Without Deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31.

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Hurricane Dorian Turns, Central Florida City Breathes Sigh Of Relief

After a frantic week in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, residents of Fort Pierce, Florida breathed a bit easier on Saturday when forecasters said the state's central Atlantic Coast may dodge a...

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Chhattisgarh Girl To Watch Chandrayaan 2 Landing With PM Modi

"It is a very big opportunity for me, and I thank my parents and my teachers for preparing me for this. I had never thought it would ever be possible for me to meet the Prime Minister," Srijal told...

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From Bard of Blood to This Is Us: TV Shows to Stream in September

Bard of Blood, This Is Us season 4, The Family Man, Transparent, The Deuce season 3, Mission Over Mars, The Spy, Criminal - here are the TV shows to watch in September 2019 on Netflix, Amazon Prime...

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Meghan Markle's Estranged Dad Criticises Being Made "Ghost" In Her Life

Thomas Markle, Meghan Markle's estranged father, has criticised being made a "ghost" in her life -- while accusing his daughter of telling "lies" about how she financed her university education.

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Heavy Fines For Traffic Violations From Today: 10 Points

Higher traffic penalties will come into effect from today under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which was cleared by the parliament last month. The new law aims to instill fear in people...

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Defending Champion Naomi Osaka Defeats Coco Gauff In US Open Showdown

Naomi Osaka dominated Coco Gauff to book a last-16 matchup against Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic.

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US, Taliban On "Threshold Of Agreement": US Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad

US and Taliban negotiators are "at the threshold of an agreement" to end 18 years of conflict between them, Washington's top negotiator said Sunday as he concluded their latest talks.

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Accident Patient Gets Stitches Under Cell Phone Flashlight In UP Hospital

The medical staff of District Combined Hospital in Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday treated an elderly road accident survivor using cell phone flashlight.

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"Why You're Freaking Out": 911 Operator Told Woman Before She Drowned

Time was running out for Debra Stevens. But the 911 dispatcher didn't seem concerned. "Somebody save me!" Stevens screamed as the water level crept up inside her car, which was stranded in floodwater.

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Smriti Irani's Weekend "Greeting" On Instagram Features Tabu, Ajay Devgn

If Smriti Irani's Instagram account is anything to go by, the Union Minister, as many of us, was awaiting this weekend. She shared a hilarious meme on her profile about how people look forward to...

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NCP Leader And Sharad Pawar's Relative To Join BJP

Nationalist Congress Party leader Ranajagjitsinh Patil, who is related to party president Sharad Pawar, on Saturday confirmed that he was joining the ruling BJP.

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Iran Displays Satellite After Trump's Tweet Claimed Damaged Launch Site

Iran on Saturday displayed for reporters what it said was an intact satellite ready for orbit, hitting back against President Donald Trump's comments suggesting a "catastrophic accident" had delayed...

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Instagram Shows CERN's Mammoth Particle Accelerator Is Very Photogenic

If you've ever entertained those questions, you've engaged with some of the most pressing mysteries of physics. And you might want to turn to Instagram - yes, Instagram - for more information. It...

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Volkswagen Overstated Fuel Economy On 98,000 U.S. Vehicles, Will Repay Consumers

Volkswagen AG must forfeit greenhouse gas emissions credits and is lowering the fuel economy ratings on 98,000 vehicles after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said auto software overstated...

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Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) Notifies Jobs For Diploma Engineers

Interested candidates should submit their application, online, at the official website of the Commission on or before September 29.

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"Pain Free" Novak Djokovic Into US Open Last 16

Novak Djokovic will meet Stan Wawrinka, the man who beat him in the US Open final three years ago, for a place in the last eight.

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Sikh Girl Allegedly Kidnapped In Pakistan Returns To Family; 8 Arrested

A Sikh girl who was allegedly kidnapped and forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan has returned home to her parents, Nankana Sahib police said on Friday.

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Kashmir Move India's "Internal Matter": Australian Envoy Harinder Sidhu

Australian High Commissioner to New Delhi Harinder Sidhu said on Friday that India's decision to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir is the country's internal matter, and stressed that the...

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Serena Williams Juggles Motherhood, Fashion While Chasing History

Serena Williams, seeking her 24th Grand Slam title, is spending precious rest time preparing for her clothing line's presentation at Fashion Week.

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"This NRC Won't Help Get Rid Of Foreigners": Assam Minister Himanta Sarma

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma says the National Register of Citizens or NRC -- the list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from the northeastern state - cannot...

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Man Sets Guinness Record For 1 Leg Full Contact Knee Strikes In 3 Minutes

Hyderabad man B Sai Deepak Patel set a new Guinness World Record by doing 87 one leg full contact knee strikes in 3 minutes while wearing 5-kilogram ankle weights.

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Odisha, Jharkhand, Meghalaya Students To Witness Moon Landing From ISRO

All of them qualified an online quiz contest conducted by ISRO.

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Golfer Lahiri Pulls Out Of Tournament To Prep For Hurricane Dorian

Anirban Lahiri tweeted that he would head to Florida, where residents are bracing for Hurricane Dorian, which had strengthened to a Category 3 storm on Friday.

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India Willing For Talks With Pak In Terror-Free Atmosphere: S Jaishankar

India is willing to discuss outstanding issues with Pakistan bilaterally in an atmosphere free of terror and violence, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday.

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"We Had Lost Hope On Present Form Of Assam Citizen List," Says Minister

Millions in Assam are waiting anxiously for the final National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from Assam - that will be...

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Trump: Ousted Personal Assistant Made "Hurtful" Comments About Family

President Donald Trump said he dismissed his personal assistant, Madeleine Westerhout, after she divulged personal information about the Trump family during an off-the-record dinner with reporters.

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Miami Orders E-Scooters Off Roads Before Hurricane To Avoid "Scooternado"

Welcome to the waning months of 2019, when nature's brewing, barreling hurricanes are strengthening, and humanity's disdain for walking has made preparing for those hurricanes increasingly strange.

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"Will I Be Included?": Anxious Assam Family Waits For Final Citizens List

A year-long fight for inclusion in the Assam citizen list has left Hitesh Choudhury and his family distraught. He is one of the millions in Assam anxiously waiting for the final list of the National...

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Ex-Canadian PM "Roots" For Hurricane To Hit Trump's Resort, Apologizes

A powerful storm has formed in the Atlantic, threatening Florida and parts of the Bahamas. But another one formed on Twitter this week, after a former Canadian prime minister tweeted that she hoped...

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Trump Tweets Iran Missile Site Photo, Risking US Surveillance Secrets

In a tweet Friday, President Donald Trump revealed a detailed aerial image of an Iranian missile launch pad, an unusual disclosure that may have confirmed the United States is violating Iran's...

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Amazon Forest Faces Threat From Fires, Mining And Land Occupation

Raging wildfires have drawn the world's attention to the Amazon but immolation is just one of the dangers facing the world's largest rain forest, environmental experts across the region say.

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Alleged 9/11 Terror Attack Mastermind To Go On Trial In 2021: Report

Alleged 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp will finally go on trial in 2021, almost two decades after the devastating Al-Qaeda attack, the New...

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What Are The Options For Those Excluded From Assam NRC

The National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify illegal immigrants in Assam - will be published at 10 am on Saturday. The draft list published last year had excluded over 41...

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Man Told Starbucks Worker His Name Was Aziz. She Wrote "ISIS" On His Cup

Niquel Johnson paid for three drinks in Philadelphia on Sunday, and in typical Starbucks fashion, an employee asked for his name. Johnson, 40, told them "Aziz," his Islamic name pronounced ah-zeez. He...

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US Blacklists Iranian Oil Tanker Adrian Darya, Sanctions Captain

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran, and sanctioned its captain.

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China Expels Journalist After Report On Xi Jinping's Family

China effectively expelled a Wall Street Journal reporter from the country, one month after the newspaper published a report detailing allegations that a cousin of Chinese leader Xi Jinping was...

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Sensex Rises Over 150 Points, Nifty Hits 11,000 Mark

The government will release GDP or gross domestic product data for the quarter ended June 30 after market hours.

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Sanchez Joins Inter Milan On Season-Long Loan From Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez, 30, has endured a miserable time in Manchester since joining the Red Devils in January 2018.

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Saaho Out Now in India in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam

The most expensive Hindi- and Telugu-language film of all time is here. Produced at a budget of Rs. 350 crores (about $51 million), Saaho is out now in cinemas across India in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu,...

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Maharashtra 10th Supplementary Result Today: When, Where, How To Check

Maharashtra Board SSC Supplementary result 2019 will be released today on the Board's official results website.

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Delhi Transport Strike Today, Many Schools To Stay Closed

Many schools in the national capital are closed today as a transport body, comprising 41 associations and unions, called for a one-day strik...