Lionel Messi begins his road to World Cup redemption on Friday as Argentina take on Italy in a glamour friendly, desperate to win a major international prize to crown his glorious career.
Many senior leaders of the Congress admit that Siddaramaiah is the last man standing between the BJP and Karnataka in this Assembly election. The same man who was considered a “liability” for the Congress by both the ruling party and the BJP has now become Congress’ saviour and BJP’s formidable rival.
The wife of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and a former actor herself, Jaya submitted an affidavit to the Election Commission declaring her assets, along with those of her husband. In 2012, Jaya had declared the couple’s assets to be worth Rs 343 crore.
In an open letter, Nirbhaya accused former DGP of Karnataka HT Sangliana of displaying the sick, patriarchal attitudes of our society at large.
A Class IX student, Ikisha Raghav Shah, committed suicide in Noida after allegedly being harassed by two male teachers, according to CNN News18
Revealing details about the deaths of 39 Indians killed in Mosul, Iraqi officials have confirmed they were shot in the head over a year ago. The bodies were exhumed from a mass grave in Badush, near Mosul, by Martyrs Foundation, and DNA tests conducted by Iraq's Department of Forensic Medicine. The remains will be handed over to the Indian Embassy in Baghdad next week.
Raj Babbar on Tuesday resigned as Uttar Pradesh Congress (UPC) president said party sources. However, his resignation still hasn't been accepted by the Congress leadership.
Arguing that the scheme was a “serious effort to end corruption” and not a fly-by night scheme to score brownie points, the top government lawyer said that all the details, including biometric data, are being kept at a complex in Manesar, near Delhi.
A bench headed by Justice Kurian Joseph is making earnest attempts to bring the warring members together and bury the hatchet.
The H-1B petitions for the fiscal year 2019 beginning October 1, 2018, will be accepted from April 2, a federal agency announced. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. Technology companies depend on it to hire employees each year from countries like India and China. Here's more.
Ravi Shankar Prasad’s finger-wagging aimed at Mark Zuckerberg makes absolutely no sense. It just gives voice to empty rage articulated prematurely.
Washington, March 21 (IANS) The US on Wednesday announced the suspension of premium processing of all H-1B visa petitions for fiscal year 2019. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said the temporary suspension would help reduce the "overall H-1B visa processing time". "We will notify the public before resuming premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions or making any other premium processing updates," the federal agency said.
The Delhi High Court, on Wednesday, issued notice to former Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others in the 2G spectrum money laundering case.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] March 20 (ANI): Police have arrested two persons in connection with the violent rail roko protest here on Tuesday morning. A case has been registered on the same at Dadar Railway Police Station under section IPC 307, 353, 341, 342, 332, 323, 141 , 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, Railway act 152, 174, BP act 37(1),135. Among the injured, five are Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel and six are from Railway Protection Force (RPF).
New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): National flag carrier airline Air India sought a loan of USD 180 million from Bank of Baroda for modification of two aircraft for VVIPs, but did not take it, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Tuesday. In a reply to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK) MP A.K. Selvaraj's question, Sinha said: "The short-term loan proposed by the airline was not taken as the Government of India released the required funds/amounts from National Small Savings Funds (NSSF) account for the payment towards both procurement and modification of two B777-300ER aircraft." The two planes will be used to ferry the President, Vice President, and Prime Minister of the country and their cost is now being estimated USD 132 million, Sinha said in a written reply.
New Delhi [India], Mar 21 (ANI): Union Minister for Social Justice Thawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday said West Bengal has the highest number of beggars and vagrants in India. The country in total has over four lakh beggars, with the highest 81,000 beggars in West Bengal, while Lakshadweep merely has two vagrants.
Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Demanding a withdrawal of Triple Talaq Bill, scores of burkha clad women on Tuesday hit the streets of Maharashtra's Nagpur. The rally was organised by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board women wing. "We are here to protest for the withdrawal of Triple Talaq Bill because it is not only anti-Muslim but also anti-human and anti-family," said board member Monisa Bushra Abida told ANI.
St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron said the assailant, identified as Austin Rollins, died of a gunshot wound after a school security officer "engaged" with him at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland.
Amaravati, (Andhra Pradesh) [India] Mar 20 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said that he wants the 'special status' for a certain period of time for the betterment of the state. Please give this opportunity to the state until it becomes equal with the other southern states," said Naidu in the assembly. During his speech, pointing out several other points, he said that the industrial sector in the state recorded an 8.4 percent growth rate, which is much higher than the national average.
After sealing several complexes violating norms in Delhi, authorities have now turned their focus to residential refugee colonies.A monitoring committee appointed by the SC has identified at least 12,000 properties in 45 refugee colonies like Kalkaji, Lajpat Nagar and Mukherjee Nagar, where commercial activities are allegedly being conducted against rules.Violations include land misuse, encroachment and running establishments on non-notified areas.