Dubai, June 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Thursday advised the country's women's cricket team taking part in the ICC Women's World Cup in England, to emulate their male counterparts -- the newly-crowned Champions Trophy winners. "My advice to the team would be similar
What do you think will happen when someone trolls the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan? Well, it is sure to create a series of rage among the superstar's fans and this is exactly what happened. In the ICC Champions trophy when Pakistan won over India by 180 runs, a Pakistani Twitter user shared
Actress Mouni Roy who got to fame with her television serial 'Naagin' and it's sequel 'Naagin 2' is now all set to make her Bollywood debut with the National Award winning actor Akshay Kumar. Akshay Kumar who will be seen in 'Gold' that is based on the first Olympic gold medal
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) During his visit to the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss issues ranging from terrorism and regional security to economic cooperation with US President Donald Trump, it was announced on Thursday. Modi would meet Trump on June 26 afternoon during which the focus
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is part of the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) responsible for selecting the India cricket team coach, on Thursday said Anil Kumble's decision to resign from his position as the head coach at the last moment before the
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Music composer Lalit Pandit says working on the track "Namami devi Narmade", the official song for the Madhya Pradesh Government as a part of the Narmada Seva Mission, was a wonderful opportunity. While Joshi has penned the lyrics to the song, which was released on social
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Irrfan Khan-starrer "Hindi Medium" is set to release in parts of Asian markets, rest of Europe, parts of South America and some parts of Africa. "Hindi Medium", which also stars Pakistani actress Saba Qamar and "Tanu Weds Manu" fame actor Deepak Dobriyal
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Founder Chairman of Bharti Entreprises Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the Tata Group will be a better choice to take over the debt-ridden national passenger carrier Air India if the airline is privatised. "Tatas, if it has to be privatised, should be one of the better candidates
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Kulbhushan Jadhav, who Islamabad insists is an Indian spy, has submitted a mercy petition to the Pakistan Army chief, the military announced on Thursday. Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage, sabotage and terrorism, "
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, at a meeting here chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday passed a resolution to express gratitude to Chief Ministers and others for cooperation on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) issue. "The GST is a shining example of national integration
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Stressing on the maximum utilisation of the various stadiums and school playgrounds across the country, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday said such measures will help in unearthing young talent and developing a sporting culture in the country. "Our ministry
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Hit by global political and economic uncertainties, the Indian IT industry's software exports are projected to grow at 7-8 per cent only during this fiscal (2017-18) -- lower than the 8-10 per cent during the 2016-17 fiscal, Nasscom said on Thursday. "The outlook for
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan says anybody could have essayed the character of Laxman in "Tubelight", be it Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar or Hrithik Roshan. "Aamir hasn't played the character like that but Aamir is really good. Hrithik has done it, so Hrithik would be a
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said "corrective steps" would be taken by the government to ensure orderly growth of the telecom sector, after he met representatives of telcom companies here on Thursday. "The necessary corrective steps will be taken by the
Melodious music resounded in India's Nagaland state - the land of festivals and music - as the celebrated northeastern province celebrated World Music Day. In Dimapur city, the state stadium saw a huge crowd gather to enjoy various musical performances. At the event, 22 musicians from various genres
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Industry lobby Assocham on Thursday said it has urged the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) to drop the proposal for mandatory testing of telecom equipment which are used in India after certification from well-known third party global bodies. In a letter to the Secretary
Mehdi Hassan, the melodious voice behind evergreen hits like Patta patta, boota boota and Kab ke Bichhare, passed away five years ago and now his sons have sought India's help for building a mausoleum of their father in Pakistan.
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) After trading at a fresh high for most of the day, the Indian equity markets on Thursday closed on a flat note as investors booked profits.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Consumption of cricket-related content exceeded 750 million users on UC News and UC Browser - the UCWeb Platforms - for the recently-concluded ICC Champions Trophy and Indian Premier League (IPL).
Port of Spain, June 22 (IANS) Amid the off-field controversies over the exit of head coach Anil Kumble, ICC Champions Trophy runners-up India start as favourites in the first of the five-match ODI series against a lacklusture West Indies at the Queen's Park Oval here on Friday.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Taiwanese electronics giant BenQ on Thursday launched a new 31.5-inch photographer monitor with 4K display, good colour performance and HDR capability for Rs 125,000 in India.
Paris/Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Reliance Defence Limited on Thursday said it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Daher Aerospace, France for manufacture of aerospace components. According to the fully-owned subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure, the MoU was signed at the Paris Air
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The trailer launch of the upcoming film "Raagdesh" will be taking place at Parliament here. The film's director Tigmanshu Dhulia says it is to honour the heroes of the Independence struggle. "To launch the trailer of 'Raagdesh' in the Parliament
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani feels people should be aware of the contribution that Nobel laureate and social activist Kailash Satyarthi is making to the society, and says that it would be a good idea to make a biopic on him. Boman is playing a character that takes inspiration from Satyarthi
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it has reconstituted the "Overseeing Committee (OC)" formed to look at the stressed assets of the banking sector. Further, the apex bank named Pradeep Kumar as Chairman of its reconstituted OC, whose members will take