Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Hindi film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", which attempts to spread the message of eradicating open defecation in an entertaining vein, surpassed the Rs 100 crore on the eighth day since its release in India, its makers said on Saturday.
India is all set to play first ODI against Sri Lanka on August 20 in Dambulla. Speaking ahead of the first One Day, Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli said K.L. Rahul will continue to play in the middle order. He also praised Manish Pandey who performed tremendously well when given a chance in the
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Known for working with a riot of colours and psychedelic prints to produce quirky designs loved all around, ace designer Manish Arora says it is the time when India should not be separated from the world in terms of fashion as the customer has become global. "I actually like
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) India came back from a goal down to edge past Mauritius 2-1 in their first game of the Tri-Nation football tournament here at the Mumbai Football Arena on Saturday. Jean Mervyn Jocelyn (15th) gave the visitors a shock lead before Robin Singh (37th) restored parity and substitute
The members of Shiv Sena, BJP and All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Saturday created a ruckus in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) after the controversy on reciting 'Vande Matram'. The song was played at the beginning of the General Body meeting but two AIMIM members
India was the theme country for the week-long 2017 Stockholm Cultural Festival, which coincided with the 70th Independence Day. The Stockholm City Council awarded the Embassy of India a prime slot opposite the Royal Castle to enable it to unfurl the Indian tricolor. Hailing the contribution of Sweden
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Competitors from Bangladesh, Spain and Thailand, alongside India, will take part in the 74th edition of the National Open Water Swimming Competition slated to get underway in Bengal's Murshidabad district from August 27, it was announced on Saturday. Organised by the Murshidabad
Dambulla, Aug 19 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday hinted at playing left-arm wrist (chinaman) spinner Kuldeep Yadav and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal in the first One-Day International (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday. Left-arm
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Ticket prices for the One-Day International tie between India and Australia next month will be hiked due to the 28 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) being levied post July 1.
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Former India cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said Australia will find it difficult to beat India at home when the visitors, without pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, come calling in September for five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20s (T20Is).
Rabat, Aug 19 (IANS/MAP) Ethiopia will host an international conference on maternal and child health on August 24 and 25 under the theme "Overcoming critical obstacles to maternal and child survival". Initiated jointly by Ethiopia and India, the conference aims to "celebrate" progress
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he feels he is presently the highest paid actor in Bollywood in terms of acting. In an appearance in "Aap Ki Adalat", to be telecast on India TV on Saturday, the critically acclaimed actor, known for portraying complex characters
Gandhinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance Government treated every section of the society equally and was committed to minorities' empowerment with dignity but "without appeasement". Addressing
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) A state funeral was held in Karachi on Saturday for Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who dedicated her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan and earned international acclaim as the country's "Mother Teresa". Pfau passed away earlier this month at the age of
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former star shooter Gagan Narang on Saturday asserted that he is focussed on developing talent from the grassroot level through his foundation to help India maximise the shooting medal tally at the 2020 Olympics. "My vision is to get the maximum number of Olympic medals
Selectors put Dhoni on notice, screamed a headline. Another one clarified that the chief selector Mannava Srikanth Prasad has only stated that if Dhoni is not delivering, then the selectors will have to look at alternatives. The media started discussing the future of India's most successful captain
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Previous laws were only partly effective in resolving the problems of insolvency and bankruptcy in the corporate world and one would have to wait to judge the effectiveness of the current mechanism to deal with the issue, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday. "Earlier
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Three Gen Next designers Asa Kazingmei, Abhishek Paatni and Ajay Kumar presented a specially curated limited edition capsule collection inspired by Johnnie Walker's iconic striding man on the fourth day of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017 here on Saturday. The
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actor Akshay Oberoi says he is a huge fan of the horror genre, and is always looking out for a nice horror movie. At the moment, the actor is excited about "Annabelle: Creation" -- a film about a demonic doll, and was pictured posing with a similar doll. "I am huge
Singapore, Aug 19 (IANS) Singapore-based investment banking and advisory firm Midas Investments Consulting has launched a $150 million fund. The Midas Global Media Opportunities fund will have a primary geographic focus on India and China.
Dambulla (Sri Lanka), Aug 19 (IANS) Fresh from a 3-0 Test cricket series whitewash over Sri Lanka, India will aim to continue with their ruthless approach as the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series begins at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday. Virat Kohli's men
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra says sleep is evading her, and she can't decode the reason behind it. The actress, who has been juggling work between the US and India, is back in Mumbai. On August 16, she had tweeted: "Off and away.. Mumbai meri jaan...Home sweet home."
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Japanese fast-fashion brand Miniso put its foot in India with its first store at a mall here. The store was launched here by actress Aditi Rao Hydari on Friday at the Ambience Mall in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area. The brand has come into India following established strategic
Vishal Sikkas exit from Infosys seems to have been accentuated by the streak of comments made by co-founder N.R. Narayan Murthy. The resignation has had its first casualty by way of wiping off the value of Infosys stock on the bourses. The impact was close to Rs 22,000 for Infosys and Rs 700 crore
Everyone wants their children to study and make something of themselves but scolding or forcing them has never done anyone good. In India such method has become a norm and child’s learning pace has been never considered, even after continues awareness.