Kashmiri Muslims read verses from the Quran inside the shrine of Shah-e-Hamdan during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar, the Army Old Guard Honor Guard stands at attention as a wreath is laid at the grave of former President John F. Kennedy to mark the 100th anniversary of hiRead more »
The Delhi High Court on Monday pulled up the news channel for calling Tharoor “names” and holding him “guilty” on live television.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 29 (ANI): With Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan wading into controversy with his remark over the recent Rampur molestation video, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Monday said that upholding the dignity of women is of utmost importance for the Yogi Adityanath Government, adding that there is no place for anti-social elements that disrespects women. There is no place for anti-social elements that disrespect women," Sharma told ANI.
New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday hit back at former finance minster P. Chidambaram for saying that the Centre has been targeting his son Karti over money laundering case, stating that the government does not believe in revenge politics and has been working honestly. "The FIR has detailed account of discrepancies.
New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): Tearing into Yogi Adityanath over the Kushinagar incident where Dalits were asked to shower before meeting him, the Congress today demanded an unconditional apology from the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and also demanded a case be registered against the officials and the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister in regard to the same. Addressing the media, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, "yesterday's incident at the village of Mushahar community's gathering has depicted the true face of BJP, the RSS and in particular of their CM. The true face, thought process, thinking, actions are reflected in the way soaps were distributed to the Dalit community by the officials on the instructions of Yogi Adityanath." Singhvi asserted that Yogi Aditynath directly practiced untouchability in the way in which he gave instructions to the Dalits that they must 'smell good' before their meeting.
The long talked about boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor seemed to have taken a step forward after UFC president Dana White revealed that the Irishman had signed his side of the deal. The two fighters have confirmed that they want to fight each other and have also revealed that the fight will happen sometime this year but at this point, the wait is killing every UFC and boxing fans out there.
Dhaka, May 28 (IANS) The statue of Lady Justice, a woman holding a scale and sword in her hands, has been reinstalled in front of the Supreme Court's annex building here after it was taken down on Friday. The reinstallation work began around 7.00 p.m. on Saturday with about seven to eight people working at the site, the Daily Star reported on Sunday. Sculptor Mrinal Haque told The Daily Star that he did not consider the new site of the sculpture a home at all since people would hardly notice it now.
The incident occurred in Delhi's Bhajanpura locality in the wee hours of Saturday.
As expected, Twitterati poked fun at the age-old comparisons with the mythical ‘Sharmaji’s son’ and even Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was not spared.
New Delhi[India],May 28(ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, who invited flak for meeting Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir, on Sunday clarified his move, saying that he not only met the latter but also many other communities to discuss the ongoing unrest in the Valley. Asserting that he also met Mehbooba Mufti during his visit, Aiyar said the Chief Minister hailed his move of initiating dialogues and reaching out to every community. The Congress leader further said that he received a 'warm welcome' in the Valley by all the community, adding that he had shown that it was possible to initiate dialogue with every community.
The death toll in Sri Lanka's worst floods since 2003 on Sunday rose to 126, as security forces and rescuers stepped up search and rescue operations after weather condition improved and floodwaters receded. "Although the heavy rainy condition has reduced temporary, showery conditions are likely to enhance again over south-western part of the island from 29th May 2017," the Meteorological Department said, according to PTI.
Aubameyang is reportedly weighing up bumper offers from Paris St-Germain, AC Milan and China's China's Tianjin Quanjian with PSG his most likely destination.
Ram Vilas Pawasn said if RSS says something in accordance with the government's policies then it does not mean they are the policies of the government.
Geneva, May 28 (IANS) Swiss top seed Stan Wawrinka successfully defended his Geneva Open tennis title with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Germany's Mischa Zverev. The Swiss star put Zverev under constant pressure with his return game, creating a whopping 18 break points in the match and converting five of them to take the match -- and clinch this clay-court title -- in two hours and 20 minutes. The title is the 16th of Wawrinka's career and serves as a confidence-booster heading into tennis' premier clay-court event, the French Open, which gets under way on Sunday.
It may or may not have been a polite inquiry, but Proteas skipper de Villiers has made his thoughts clear on how he felt.
South Korea on Sunday won badminton's Sudirman Cup for the first time in 14 years with an emotional 3-2 victory over 10-time champions China at Australia's Gold Coast.
Roland Garros opened its gates for the main tournament of the French Open amid tight security on a searing hot Sunday with Petra Kvitova set to make her much-awaited return to competition five months after being stabbed during a burglary.
LIonel Messi opened the scoring and helped set up goals from Neymar and Paco Alcacer just before half-time as Alaves slumped to defeat in their first Spanish Cup final.
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain earned a hard-fought 1-0 win over Angers on an own goal in the final of the centennial edition to lift the French Cup trophy for a record 11th time here. Angers defender Issa Cissokho suffered an own goal in PSG's corner kick into the stoppage time, reportrs Xinhua news agency. PSG were level on 10 triumphs with Marseille before Saturday's final, where French President Emmanuel Macron featured and had a warm pre-game exchange with players.
Moscow, May 28 (IANS) Members of the Russian football team are absolutely clear of doping ahead of the Confederations Cup, starting next month in Russia, team doctor Eduard Bezuglov has said. When asked by Tass news agency on Saturday whether he was sure that the Russian football team will have no doping problems, Bezuglov replied: "Yes, I am absolutely sure of it.
Primeira Liga champions Benfica will be looking to complete their domestic double when they take on Vitoria Guimaraes later today at the Estadio Nacional for the Portuguese Cup. More importantly, Benfica will be keen to exact revenge on Vitoria Guimaraes after they defeated them 2-1 in the Portuguese Cup final back in 2013. Another interesting point to note here is that when Vitoria Guimaraes won the Portuguese Cup back in 2013, it was current Benfica manager Rui Vitoria that guided them to the trophy.
This was the ideal, vintage match from Arsenal: they showed ‘desire,’ but above all an unwavering and ambivalent aggression that made the 136th FA Cup final a classic match, a catalogue of free-flowing, madcap football.
New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): With an aim to boost India's economic engagements and to invite more investments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be undertaking a four-nation tour from May 29, starting with Germany. Here is a list of the Prime Minister's itinerary, starting with Germany. • On May 29, Prime Minister Modi will begin his visit from Meseberg near Berlin, where he would have discussions of regional and global importance with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Manchester [UK], May 28 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has extended his contract at Old Trafford for another year to June 2018. Carrick signed for United in July 2006 and his deal was due to expire this summer.