Ahead of Maharashtra polls, Aditya Thackeray hits the road to ‘thank’ voters

July 19 (IANS) Yuva Sena leader Aditya Thackeray has done what no other Thackeray did before him – hit the road in a grueling 4,000 km long ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’ ahead of the... Read more »

Priyanka-Yogi battle looms over Uttar Pradesh

July 19 (IANS) What the Congress could not do during the Lok Sabha elections, Priyanka Gandhi has done now — she has pitted herself against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on the... Read more »

Hangul numbers ‘alarming’, but not beyond redemption: Official

July 19 (IANS) Hangul or the Indian elk found exclusively in the higher rises of the Kashmir Valley is said to be in the red zone. A senior wildlife warden who has spent... Read more »

Stolen novel idea ‘motive’ behind Japan arson attack

July 19 (IANS) The motive behind the arson attack at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto which killed 33 people a day earlier, may have been the theft of ideas,... Read more »

9 killed, 33 injured in blast outside Kabul University

July 19 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 33 others injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car near a gate of Kabul University here on Friday, officials said. The... Read more »

US warship destroys Iranian drone: Trump

July 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. Speaking at the White House, Trump said that USS Boxer,... Read more »

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince to visit China

July 18 (IANS) Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will make a state visit to China next week. The Crown... Read more »

Passive use of social media may increase depression

July 19 (IANS) Great holiday, fantastic party and incredible food, everyone shows their life in the best light on social networking apps like Facebook and Twitter, but researchers have found that people who... Read more »

Musk envisions SpaceX Starship’s lunar landing by 2021

July 19 (IANS) Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the moon by 2021, following which, a manned moon mission could be a quick possibility, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said. Musk’s conservative estimate... Read more »

Lodha & BCCI stunned as CoA asks Kohli-Shastri to decide on WAGs travel

July 19 (IANS) The bizarre move by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) asking the India captain and coach to decide on travel schedule of the WAGs has not just taken the... Read more »

Melbourne’s Formula 1 event contract extended till 2025

July 19 (IANS) Melbourne will host the Formula 1 Grand Prix until at least 2025, officials on Friday revealed, announcing a two-year extension for racing at the city’s iconic Albert Park circuit. Following... Read more »

Narayana Murthy awarded honorary doctorate by London varsity

July 19 (IANS) Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy on Friday was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by Royal Holloway, University of London, for his outstanding contribution to the field... Read more »

Budget’s message to investors rather regressive: Porinju Veliyath

July 19 (IANS) The government’s Budget 2019-20 lays out a long-term vision but the message it gives to the larger investment community is rather regressive, veteran investor Porinju Veliyath has said. In a... Read more »

India-Nepal oil pipeline to open next month

July 19 (IANS) The Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline project will start commercial operation by August following virtual inauguration of the Nepal-India bilateral project by executive heads of the two countries, the Himalayan Times reported... Read more »

Priyanka detained on way to scene of caste killing

July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi was detained at the Chunar Guest House here after she was stopped from going to Murtiya village in Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10... Read more »

SC wants ruling in Babri Masjid case in 9 months

July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday directed that a judgement in the Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leaders L.K. Advani, M.M. Joshi and others should be delivered in nine... Read more »

Karnataka CM to move SC for stay on floor test

July 19 (IANS) A miffed Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will move the Supreme Court for a stay on Governor Vajubhai Vala’s order to prove majority in the Assembly by 1.30 p.m. on... Read more »

Azam Khan declared ‘land mafia’ by UP government

July 19 (IANS) Samajwadi MP and former Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has finally been declared a ‘land mafia’ by the Yogi Adityanath government. The Rampur district administration put Khan’s name on the... Read more »

Karnataka BJP legislators stage protest sleep in Assembly

July 19 (IANS) Upping the ante, about 100 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are sleeping in the Karnataka Assembly from Thursday night to protest against the delay in taking the floor test by... Read more »

UP government to plant 22 cr saplings this season

July 18 (IANS) Concerned over depleting forest cover and scanty rains, the Uttar Pradesh government has set an ambitious target of planting 22 crore saplings this rainy season. Work on identifying sites, arranging... Read more »