01:56:02 on 24 Feb 2019,Sun
Kajol has upped her fashion game of late and there have been numerous instances to prove this. Recently, the actor was spotted in a maroon jumpsuit from Ulyana Sergeenko which had voluminous sleeves. Styled by Aastha Sharma, the attire, which was paired with sleek earrings, looked good on the actor.
01:56:02 on 24 Feb
01:25:02 on 24 Feb 2019,Sun
A healthy diet is not just important for keeping yourself in shape, but also important for your overall well-being. A balanced diet is rich in all essential nutrients, including vitamins and minerals, and it is key to ensuring that your body and mind stays fit. However, your weight can indicate a lot of things about your body's health.
01:25:02 on 24 Feb
12:55:01 on 24 Feb 2019,Sun
Weekends are the best time to enjoy elaborate meals. But thanks to the rush, it is not always possible to book a table at your favourite restaurant. Or you might feel too lazy to step out of the comfort of your homes on your day off. Worry not as we have curated some quick and delicious recipes which are sure to make your day.
12:55:01 on 24 Feb
12:25:02 on 24 Feb 2019,Sun
The recently concluded winter session of Parliament was the news for many reasons: the passage of the controversial 10% quota for poor upper-castes, the protests over citizenship bill, and a bruising war-of-words over the Rafale jet deal. But what may have gone unnoticed is a subtle shift in the sartorial tastes of some politicians, especially those from the younger crop.
12:25:02 on 24 Feb
11:57:02 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina. Investigators think there may be more members of the species on the island because of tracks and scat they found.
11:57:02 on 23 Feb
11:27:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Is black your favourite colour? Find yourself constantly turning to this classic hue to make chic style statements? Well, like you, Bollywood celebs too seem to be crushing on black as they are notching up their casual style in standout pieces. From chic dresses and statement tops to athleisure fashion and even accessories, black is the most popular pick.
11:27:01 on 23 Feb
10:57:02 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Anoop Menon will be making his directorial debut with the Malayalam movie King Fish. He will be playing the main lead in this film with director Ranjith playing an important role as well. King Fish is the tale of a king set in modern times. The film will have three heroines - Durga Krishna, Niranjana Anoop, and NP Nisa. Ratheesh Vega has been roped in to compose the music.
10:57:02 on 23 Feb
10:27:02 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The airlifting of 10,000 additional paramilitary troops to J&K is a routine pre-election exercise ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. There has been intense speculation in the wake of the Centre sending 100 additional companies of paramilitary forces to the Kashmir Valley on an urgent basis and a simultaneous crackdown on separatists in which 150 people have been arrested.
10:27:02 on 23 Feb
09:57:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Shashank Manohar reacted to a letter sent by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) concerning Team India's safety in the World Cup 2019. He said that security "has and always will be a top priority" for the governing body. England and Wales will host the World Cup from 30 May to 14 July 2019.
09:57:01 on 23 Feb
09:25:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A handwoven Kota saree, one of Sridevi’s favorites, is on auction online ahead of her first death anniversary, which falls on Sunday. The amount will be directed towards a cause. According to Parisera, the online platform hosting the auction ‘Being Generous, With Sridevi’, the Kapoor family has decided to donate the proceeds from the auction to Concern India Foundation.
09:25:01 on 23 Feb
09:23:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
PM Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh reportedly met to discuss the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, leaves of commandants have been canceled and public services have been asked to gear up for an emergency-like situation. J&K Liberation Front Chairman Yasin Malik was detained on Friday night amid indications of a wider crackdown on separatists.
09:23:01 on 23 Feb
09:12:49 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Carrying blue flags, thousands of Nagas marched in Delhi on Saturday to demand an “immediate political solution” to the Naga issue lingering on for decades. This was the first time that such a large mobilization of Naga residents had taken place in Delhi after August 2015, when the government signed an agreement with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland.
09:12:49 on 23 Feb
09:03:04 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The internal conversation between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other company executives were leaked online that contained a highly confidential 2012 memo detailing several policy matters. About 60 pages of unredacted exhibits from a lawsuit between Facebook and Six4Three, an app developer, were posted anonymously on GitHub.
09:03:04 on 23 Feb
08:47:45 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The combination of an overnight crackdown on separatist leaders, deployment of 10,000 additional troops and panic-inducing government orders asking people to stock up on rations have caused tension to peak in Kashmir, with civil society members and politicians voicing concerns. NC leader Omar Abdullah, in a tweet, said that government orders were creating tension.
08:47:45 on 23 Feb
08:35:11 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Hazratullah Zazai and Usman Ghani established a record partnership for the opening-wicket as Afghanistan posted 278 for three, a record-highest total in the second T20 International against Ireland in Dehradun on Saturday. In the series-opener, Asghar Afghan-captained Afghanistan defeated Ireland by five wickets.
08:35:11 on 23 Feb
08:07:58 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that he should set foot in the state only after fulfilling all the promises he had made. "Modi is coming to Visakhapatnam on March 1. He should set foot in the state only after fulfilling all the promises made to us," he said.
08:07:58 on 23 Feb
07:46:42 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
From Bob Hope, Johnny Carson, Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris, Chris Rock, and most recently Jimmy Kimmel, there’s a lot that’s been said on the Oscars stage and most of it, immensely rib-tickling. Ahead of the 91st Academy Awards tomorrow night (Monday morning as per IST), here’s a list of some of the best-heard lines and opening speeches on the Oscars.
07:46:42 on 23 Feb
07:42:22 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday threw a challenge to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, asking him to act honorably by bringing to justice those responsible for the Pulwama terror attack. Addressing a rally in Rajasthan's Tonk, PM Modi recalled the phone call he made to Khan to congratulate him for winning the Pakistani elections last year.
07:42:22 on 23 Feb
07:36:56 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
South Africa have dropped to the third spot in the ICC Test rankings following their 0-2 series whitewash at the hands of Sri Lanka. The Proteas commenced the series with 110 points to their name but after losing both Tests to their lower-ranked opposition, they have slipped to 105 points. They are now two points behind NZ (107) in the list that's led by India (116).
07:36:56 on 23 Feb
06:59:11 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The ruling AIADMK has joined hands with the BJP, roped in the PMK and is fast building an alliance to fight the 2019 elections. The DMK has declared support for the INC, having agreed to give the party 10 seats (9 + Puducherry) and is forming a united Opposition. In the absence of Karunanidhi (DMK) and Jayalalithaa (AIADMK), Tamil Nadu will see an election like no other.
06:59:11 on 23 Feb
06:41:31 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will launch the Rs 75,000-crore Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, by transferring the first installment of Rs 2,000 each to over one crore farmers, a senior agriculture ministry official said. Another one crore farmers will be covered in the next 2-3 days, the official said.
06:41:31 on 23 Feb
06:30:00 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A Hindu parliamentarian from Pakistan made a fervent appeal to the governments of India and Pakistan to defuse tension in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, saying New Delhi will benefit the most if the two neighbors joined hands. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, a member of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, offered to play the role of a mediator between the two governments.
06:30:00 on 23 Feb
06:23:28 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
If you are looking to lose weight, then it is imperative to keep a check on your health and plan realistic goals for yourself. In order to lose weight in a healthy way, the first step is to set realistic goals that you can achieve easily; moreover, regular exercise is also imperative. For many, even the thought of fitting exercise in after a busy day at work can be tiring.
06:23:28 on 23 Feb
06:04:21 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A top Catholic cardinal admitted on Saturday that Church files on priests who sexually abused children were destroyed or never even drawn up, a move which allowed pedophiles to prey on others. "Files that could have documented the terrible deeds and named those responsible were destroyed, or not even created," said German Cardinal Reinhard Marx.
06:04:21 on 23 Feb
05:48:32 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
At least 100 people have died after allegedly consuming illicit liquor in Assam's Golaghat district. With the death toll rising steadily, the Assam government banned ‘lali gur’, a substance used to make illicit liquor. The government had given the license for this liquid because it was given to cows, but people have now started using it to manufacture the illicit liquor.
05:48:32 on 23 Feb
05:45:40 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Over 40 members of the BJP's youth wing were arrested for protesting outside the Eden Gardens, Kolkatta demanding that the photographs of Pakistani cricketers, including that of Imran Khan, be removed from the iconic stadium's gallery. The protesters demanded a meeting with Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president and former Team India captain Sourav Ganguly.
05:45:40 on 23 Feb
05:29:46 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Oppo is all set to host its MWC event in Barcelona today, where it will showcase its new hybrid zoom technology, which will allow its smartphones to achieve as much as 10x optical zoom. Apart from demoing the new hybrid zoom technology, Oppo has also confirmed that it will showcase its 5G Landing Project plans, featuring leaders of telecommunication from around the globe.
05:29:46 on 23 Feb
05:28:00 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam had condoled the death of Villupuram MP S Rajendran who was killed in a car accident in the wee hours of Saturday. Rajendran had been returning after taking part in a dinner at PMK founder S Ramadoss’ Thailapuram residence. The CM and Deputy CM offered their condolences to S Rajendran’s family.
05:28:00 on 23 Feb
05:12:33 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said he will sit on an indefinite hunger strike from March 1 to demand full statehood for the national capital. “I want to tell the Prime Minister that he should take care of Pakistan and leave the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and Delhi Police to us. He has no time for the people of Delhi,” Kejriwal said at the assembly.
05:12:33 on 23 Feb
05:05:29 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered 10 states to take "prompt action" to ensure Kashmiris living across the country do not face a social boycott or attacks in apparent retaliation for last week's terror attack in Pulwama district. The government has said those who disturb the peace or spread rumour will face severe punishment.
05:05:29 on 23 Feb
05:00:00 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Air India's Mumbai control center received a phone call threatening to hijack its plane, following which Bureau of Civil Aviation Security ordered all airlines and CISF to follow specific enhanced measures to ensure security, according to an official note. The airport authority has imposed eight security measures for checking of vehicles and surveillance.
05:00:00 on 23 Feb
04:55:02 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
No movie is sacred as long as the notorious site Tamilrockers is around. After releasing a pirated version of the Zoya Akhtar directorial Gully Boy, the website has now uploaded Total Dhamaal. Despite a court order, laws to regulate piracy and tight security measures inside cinema halls, there has been no stopping Tamilrockers.
04:55:02 on 23 Feb
04:40:02 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Seven girls have gone missing from a shelter home in Nazareth Hospital in Bihar. A report suggests that five out of these seven girls were survivors from the Muzaffarpur shelter home – a case which brought to light that the inmates were subjected to sexual abuse. RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav tweeted that all the seven girls who have gone missing, are witnesses in the case.
04:40:02 on 23 Feb
04:27:38 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and socio-religious group Jamaat-e-Islami’s (JeI) 30 members, including the top leadership, were arrested after a night-long clampdown in Kashmir on Saturday. Security agencies started the operation on Friday night when they arrested Malik from his residence at Maisuma around 11 p.m.
04:27:38 on 23 Feb
04:21:18 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The Maharashtra government has formed a Transgender Welfare Board to provide formal education, employment opportunities, conduct health programmes and give legal help to the community. Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Rajkumar Badole recently held a meeting in Mantralaya for the setting up of the transgender welfare board, officials said.
04:21:18 on 23 Feb
04:16:03 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Robert Vadra, facing Enforcement Directorate probe in cases of money laundering, moved an application in a Delhi court on Saturday, seeking a copy of case-related documents with the central agency. Special judge Arvind Kumar posted the matter for February 25. Vadra appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning on multiple occasions in Delhi and Jaipur.
04:16:03 on 23 Feb
03:40:59 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
An inter-state coordination meeting of top police, prohibition and excise officials of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry on Saturday decided on various preventive measures, including steps to check to smuggle of liquor, in the run-up to the coming Lok Sabha elections. The meeting discussed issues such as issues of coordination among the neighboring districts.
03:40:59 on 23 Feb
03:26:17 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Apurvi Chandela gave India their first medal at the ISSF World Cup 2019 by winning gold in the women's 10-meter air rifle event. The prolific Indian shooter set a new world record by registering a score of 252.9 points in the final. The 26-year-old had advanced to the final of 10m Air Rifle event by finishing fourth in the Qualifying round with 629.3 points.
03:26:17 on 23 Feb
03:20:59 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
In a massive fire that broke out at a parking lot near the venue of the Aero India Show at Bengaluru, nearly 300 cars have been gutted. Thick smoke could be seen billowing upwards from the car parking near the Yelahanka Airbase where the aero show is underway in Bengaluru. It is not yet clear how the fire broke out. The flight display at the show was temporarily halted.
03:20:59 on 23 Feb
03:13:41 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Twitter co-founder and one-time chief executive Evan Williams is stepping down from the board, leaving the one-to-many messaging service to focus on "other projects." Williams will depart the Twitter board at the end of this month, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Williams ceded his role as chief executive to Dick Costolo in 2010.
03:13:41 on 23 Feb
03:00:53 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
“Our fight is for Kashmir, it is not against Kashmir, not against Kashmiris. We have given the forces a free hand to hit back. Our fight is against terrorism. We won’t keep quiet, we know how to crush terrorism. No peace can prevail in the world till the time the factory of terror is running,” said PM Narendra Modi while addressing a public meeting in Rajasthan’s Tonk.
03:00:53 on 23 Feb
02:55:43 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
After the cowardly attack on CRPF Jawans in the district of Pulwama on February 14th, people have come together to help and donate money to the families of the martyrs. But some of the donations made to the martyrs were truly heartwarming. Let's take a look at some of the true patriots of the nation.
02:55:43 on 23 Feb
02:42:15 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A CBI team was attacked in Noida when it tried to probe an accused in a bribery case, officials said. Some of the officials got minor injuries, a police official said. "The team was attacked by the family members of the accused to help him escape from the spot," he said. Noida police personnel rushed to the spot to rescue the CBI men after receiving a call.
02:42:15 on 23 Feb
02:32:03 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj accepted the invitation to present the Guest of Honour's address at the 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Abu Dhabi to be held on 1-2 March. The invitation to address the inaugural plenary was extended by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the UAE.
02:32:03 on 23 Feb
02:25:43 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Ace shuttler PV Sindhu today became the first woman to co-pilot the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, at the Aero India 2019 air show at Bengaluru. Sindhu is also among the youngest to co-pilot the HAL-manufactured fighter jet. Sindhu flew in Tejas with wing commander in the front seat flying the aircraft for most of the sortie.
02:25:43 on 23 Feb
02:14:36 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The first day of the ISSF World Cup 2019 taking place in New Delhi will see Apurvi Chandela in the 10m air rifle women action. Apurvi Chandela became the only Indian shooter to qualify for the 10m Women Air Rifle final. She finished at the 4th spot in the Qualification round with 629.3, Anjum Moudgil and Elavenil Valarivan do not qualify for the final.
02:14:36 on 23 Feb
02:07:19 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Neither their families nor the police in South Kashmir on Friday confirmed the Uttar Pradesh Police’s claim that two youths – Shahnawaz Ahmad Teli of Nunmai (Kulgam) and Aaquib Ahmad Malik of Babgam (Pulwama) – were members of the Jaish-e-Mohammad terror module operating in Deoband area of Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh.
02:07:19 on 23 Feb
01:58:34 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Feeling depressed? It’s time to cut out the unhealthy junk food from your diet as it increases the risk of psychological disorders including bipolar disorder and depression, say researchers. Junk food is not only harmful for metabolism but also increases the risk of psychological problems such as bipolar disorder and depression, irrespective of personal characteristics.
01:58:34 on 23 Feb
01:50:43 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said violence was not a solution and could never “right a wrong” as he discussed the Pulwama terror attack during an interaction with students at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Gandhi, who spoke about losing his grandmother and father to violence, said he could associate with a martyr’s son as he had gone through the same pain.
01:50:43 on 23 Feb
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A fire broke out in the general parking area of the Aero India at the front of Yelahanka Air Base here. The billowing smoke was spotted at the end of the morning aerobatics display on Saturday and caused mild panic. Earlier on Tuesday, just a day before the commencement of the show, a plane had crashed during rehearsals.
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Master these to improve core strength, balance and posture, says the founder of London’s Body Machine fitness studio. TRX Plank – best for core strength; TRX Lunge – targets single leg strength and stability. Perfect for improving balance; TRX Y Deltoid Fly combined with T Deltoid Fly – strengthens shoulder muscles, improves shoulder mobility and posture.
01:32:32 on 23 Feb
01:22:41 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Trump administration is denying and delaying more skilled-worker visa petitions than at any time since at least 2015, in keeping with its promise to increase scrutiny of foreign workers, according to data the government released on Friday. US officials say they have made reforms that prioritize American workers, cut down on fraud and streamline the immigration process.
01:22:41 on 23 Feb
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The number of tea plantation workers who have died after consuming toxic illicit liquor in Assam has gone up to 66. Nearly 200 have been hospitalised. The deaths come less than two weeks after more than 100 people died in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand from drinking illegally produced alcohol, known locally as hooch or country liquor.
01:11:30 on 23 Feb
01:05:56 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A California couple pleaded guilty Friday to imprisoning and torturing 12 of their 13 children in a grisly “house of horrors” case that gained international attention. According to excerpts of the call released during court proceedings, she told the dispatcher that two of her siblings were chained to their beds so tightly that their skin was bruised.
01:05:56 on 23 Feb
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In a week since the Pulwama attack, there has been a spate of attacks on Kashmiris and arrests for controversial social media posts. 274 people booked in three cases – spread over Dehradun and Roorkee -for intimidating Kashmiri students 8 Kashmiri students booked in two cases over controversial posts.
12:55:43 on 23 Feb
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Jussie Smollett will not appear in the final two episodes of Empire, the show's executive producers have said. In a statement, they said the past few weeks had been "incredibly emotional" for the team. The 36-year-old African-American actor is accused of filing a fake police report claiming he was the victim of a homophobic and racist assault.
12:50:20 on 23 Feb
12:48:13 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
With Queen set to open and Bradley Cooper singing live with Lady Gaga, the 91st Academy Awards are sure to be thrilling. Really, who needs a host when you’ve got Queen as an opening act? When the Oscars get underway on Sunday, it will be the legendary rock band, and not a traditional tux-wearing host, taking centre stage to kick off Hollywood’s biggest night.
12:48:13 on 23 Feb
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Virat Kohli, India captain, on Saturday said that he and his team will completely stand by whatever decision the government and the BCCI take in regards to playing Pakistan in the World Cup 2019 in England. Speculation is rife that India might refuse to take part in the World Cup game between India and Pakistan, scheduled to be played on June 16 in Manchester.
12:45:59 on 23 Feb
12:42:29 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Will Smith would like you to take a minute, just sit right there, to ready yourself for the arrival of Destiny, a young black girl who moves to West Philadelphia and whose adventures are detailed in the forthcoming picture book: The Fresh Princess. Inspired by Smith and illustrated by Gladys Jose, the series is being written by author Denene Millner
12:42:29 on 23 Feb
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Kareena Kapoor Khan is quite the fan of Manikarnika actor Kangana Ranaut, or so the former claimed in a recent interview with Dainik Bhaskar. Praising her as an actress and calling her an intelligent woman, Kareena said, “I have heard that a Kangana Ranaut biopic is in the works. I am eager to see that film. I think she is a great actress. I love her.”
12:39:39 on 23 Feb
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An avalanche hit Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Saturday, trapping five people, who were later rescued, officials said. The avalanche occurred in Chrawan area of Ajas in north Kashmir's Bandipora district early on Saturday morning, disaster management department officials said here.
12:31:29 on 23 Feb
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A voting card and a metal rod for self-defense are both close at hand in Christopher Obiorah’s tiny bookshop but he hopes to use just one of them when Africa’s largest democracy goes to the polls on Saturday, one week after a surprise delay. Mr. Buhari seeks a second term after widely seen as failing to deliver on key issues of security, the economy & fighting corruption.
12:26:51 on 23 Feb
12:25:07 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Be honest: maybe you've been a K-pop stan for years, but maybe, just maybe, you’ve been hearing about K-pop all over the place lately and decided it's finally time to give yourself over. Well, you came to the right place. My personal list of recommendations you should add to your playlist ASAP. Here are the 11 bands you'll definitely want to check out first.
12:25:07 on 23 Feb
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In January, artist Indu Harikumar received a direct message from a “regular stranger” on Instagram. “Men only notice my breasts as if the rest of me doesn’t even exist,” it said. The message was in response to Harikumar’s Instagram stories, in which she regularly asks questions about body issues, sexuality and dating to spark conversations.
12:21:33 on 23 Feb
12:19:50 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
It's not been a good year for the Oscars. In September last year, its organising body — the Academy — announced that it was adding a Best Popular Film category and that some awards would be presented during commercial breaks. The backlash that followed led to the former being scrapped less than a month later.
12:19:50 on 23 Feb
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Food and religion have always been closely tied, enmeshed in ritual and often embroiled in controversy. They can come together to create traditions that are beautiful and poignant, but they can also combine to create divisive controversy. Although this is a book that has recipes, it is not a recipe book. Bhagwaan ke Pakwaanis filled with grace, humour and compassion.
12:17:30 on 23 Feb
12:10:25 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Old-world charm meets Instagram appeal—coin jewellery ties in the new and the old like none other. Reminiscent of Ancient Greek coins and somewhat Indian, the trend of replacing charms with coins is slowly but surely catching on. It’s not the first time we are lusting after this style of jewellery—coin-inspired pieces were a big hit a couple of years ago, too.
12:10:25 on 23 Feb
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Protests roiled Arunachal Pradesh on Friday and turned violent in the capital Itanagar following a move by the BJP-led state government to grant permanent resident certificate (PRC) to six non-tribal communities, forcing it late Friday evening to announce that the issue won’t be discussed in the ongoing assembly session.
12:09:24 on 23 Feb
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Everyone is on their journey and no two can be compared. Same can be said of celebrities who are exploring their sartorial expression. Between red carpet glamour, champions of monotone, baby showers and more, celebrities were seen in a host of looks. Here’s our pick of the most well-put-together outfits seen on Bollywood stars and international fashion icons.
12:08:41 on 23 Feb
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It’s officially wedding season when you see the country’s most eligible singles tie the knot in the most extravagant and beautiful ceremonies. Taking inspiration from four real brides, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor and our very own Bhavana, we have their looks decoded from their wedding festivities.
12:06:27 on 23 Feb
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SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali films can be compared to the same iconic status in Indian cinema, which movies like Mughal-E-Azam or Sholay shares. The only aspect that left Bollywood fans wanting was the fact that the movie had Telugu actors. So, here’s our list of 10 Bollywood actors who could have been cast in a Hindi version of Baahubali films:
12:04:18 on 23 Feb
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The 26-year-old is one of hundreds of thousands of young Indians who, armed with their smartphones and motorcycles, courier dinners to offices and homes ordered at the swipe of a finger. A surge in the popularity of food-ordering apps like Uber Eats and Swiggy provides a welcome source of income for many as India's unemployment rate sits at a reported 45-year high.
11:56:48 on 23 Feb
11:50:22 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Nokia 2.1, a budget smartphone in the new lineup Nokia brand of smartphones, is getting its Android 9 Pie update. HMD Global, the Nokia brand licensee, has released the Android Pie update for its Android Go edition phone Nokia 2.1, revealed the company's chief product officer (CPO) on Twitter.
11:50:22 on 23 Feb
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From Dolly Parton to the dorky third cousin who friended you on Facebook, it would seem every man and his dog has jumped on the "distracted boyfriend" bandwagon at one time or another. But could the widely shared stock image, which shows a man checking out another woman while out with his girlfriend, have been inspired in its turn by this 1950s photo?
11:48:12 on 23 Feb
11:44:56 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A Karachi Bakery outlet in Bengaluru was forced to cover up the word 'Karachi' on its main name board on Friday, after a mob protesting the reference to Pakistan gathered in front of it. This comes more than a week after 49 CRPF personnel were killed in a terror attack in Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Despite the incident, the bakery operated till 11 pm.
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With the Hindi film industry condemning the Pulwana terror attack and not releasing films in Pakistan besides banning all Pakistani artistes from working in India, National award-winning actress Vidya Balan on Friday said a strong stand needs to be taken this time. "Enough is enough," Vidya told the media at the launch of her debut radio show.
11:38:26 on 23 Feb
11:38:07 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Addressing a business summit organised by a newspaper, PM Narendra Modi said, “Total policy paralysis was observed before during the previous Congress-led UPA government. Change is clearly visible today”. He cited runaway inflation, rising Current Account Deficit (CAD) and complete policy paralysis in 2013-14.
11:38:07 on 23 Feb
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Popular apps that help users measure their heart rate, track their menstrual cycle or search for a home are sending some of that sensitive information to Facebook within seconds of the data being recorded, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The Journal reported that at least 11 popular smartphone apps have been sharing sensitive data with Facebook.
11:35:23 on 23 Feb
11:35:22 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday made a strong pitch for continuation of his government’s policies, which he said have ensured high growth and contained inflation, in the election year at a global business summit in New Delhi. PM Modi presented a report card of his government’s economic policies contrasting them with those of the previous UPA government.
11:35:22 on 23 Feb
11:28:19 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Controversial animal activist group PETA is under fire over a series of tweets accusing Google of "fawning" over Steve Irwin. The backlash was swift and severe, with the group being accused of seeking publicity. The organisation doubled down on its statements and is yet to issue an apology. It is not the first time the group has come under fire.
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11:23:26 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A popular thumb rule to understand TN politics is that whenever political parties need a life-saver or a face-saver, electoral alliances are forged at the cost of ideology, principles & stated positions. This rule applies to forging alliances within the state or with national parties since the days of late political stalwarts such as MGR, Karunanidhi or even Jayalalithaa.
11:23:26 on 23 Feb
11:21:16 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
R&B singer R. Kelly turned himself in to Chicago police Friday night, hours after he was charged with multiple criminal counts of sexual abuse of several underage victims, police said. Kelly took a van from his recording studio to a Chicago police precinct at about 8:15 p.m. CST, according to NBC Chicago.
11:21:16 on 23 Feb
11:16:30 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
US President Donald Trump has ruled out the possibility of withdrawing American troops from South Korea as part of any deal with North Korea. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are scheduled to meet in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 27 and 28. Previously, they met in June last year in Singapore for the first summit.
11:16:30 on 23 Feb
11:13:20 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Actor Salman Khan had hinted at a possible collaboration with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali at the launch of TV reality show Bigg Boss 12 in September last year. A source close to the development confirmed Mumbai Mirror that the project is indeed in the works. The report states that the basic script has been locked and Bhansali is currently working on the screenplay.
11:13:20 on 23 Feb
11:10:47 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Maurizio Sarri says he cannot understand why his position as Chelsea boss is under threat when he considers Pep Guardiola's first season at Manchester City. The 60-year-old Italian is clinging to his job, seven months since his appointment, after Chelsea's humiliating 6-0 defeat at City, leaving them outside the Champions League qualification places.
11:10:47 on 23 Feb
11:04:09 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Union Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale has once again asserted that he will contest the Lok Sabha election from the Mumbai South Central constituency. The seat is currently represented by Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shewale. Athawale has expressed his intention to stand from the seat earlier too.
11:04:09 on 23 Feb
10:49:06 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
KKR batsman Robin Uthappa, who is back in action after recovering from an ankle surgery said "he is in a good place" at the moment. The 33-year-old, who plays for Saurashtra, scored 46 against Railways in his return to competitive cricket in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament on Thursday.
10:49:06 on 23 Feb
10:46:40 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Indian communities across the United States have been holding protest marches denouncing the role of Pakistan in the terror attack that claimed the lives of 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on February 14 in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama. Candle light vigils are also being organised in memory of the soldiers who died in the attack.
10:46:40 on 23 Feb
10:44:10 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump’s first veto. Mr. Trump’s GOP allies promised they would uphold any veto denying Democrats the two-thirds votes.
10:44:10 on 23 Feb
10:38:52 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
A subedar with the Indian Army, who comes from Assam’s Barpeta district and is posted in Kolkata at present, is fighting the citizenship tangle in Assam. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in a press statement, said he has ordered a one-man inquiry by Upper Assam Division Commissioner Julie Sonowal. This committee will submit its report within 30 days.
10:38:52 on 23 Feb
10:31:14 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
After a major crackdown on separatists in J&K Centre has sent hundred additional companies of paramilitary forces to the state on an urgent basis. Yesterday's crackdown resulted in separatist Yasin Malik's arrest. An urgent notice from the Home Ministry in New Delhi late on Friday evening led to 100 additional companies of paramilitary soldiers being airlifted to Srinagar.
10:31:14 on 23 Feb
09:53:02 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
UP CM Yogi Adityanath appeared to get emotional on Friday when he was asked about the Pulwama terror attack in which over 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers laid down their lives. During an interaction with engineering students in Lucknow, the chief minister was asked about the steps being taken by the Narendra Modi government to combat terrorism.
09:53:02 on 23 Feb
09:49:14 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Member of Parliament S. Rajendran from Villupuram was killed in a road accident in Tindivanam near here on Saturday. He was 62. According to police, the accident took place at around 6.30 a.m. Mr. Rajendran, who was staying in the Circuit House in Tindivanam, was on his way to Chennai.
09:49:14 on 23 Feb
09:44:55 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered two state agencies to investigate a media report that Facebook Inc may be accessing far more personal information than previously known from smartphone users, including health and other sensitive data. Facebook said in a statement it would assist New York officials in their probe.
09:44:55 on 23 Feb
09:25:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The Apna Dal has called a meeting on February 28 to take a call on whether to stay in the National Democratic Alliance or join hands with some other party in Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The meeting will take place amid reports that party leaders, Anupriya Singh Patel and Ashish Patel, held talks with Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday.
09:25:01 on 23 Feb
09:12:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written a letter to the United Nations Security Council accusing India of threatening regional security, the Foreign Office (FO) said on Friday, a day after the powerful UN body named Pakistan-based JeM in a statement condemning the "heinous" Pulwama attack perpetrated by the terror outfit in Jammu and Kashmir.
09:12:01 on 23 Feb
08:57:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump impersonators were held for questioning by Vietnamese police after they appeared in Hanoi, where the US and North Korean leaders will meet next week for a second summit. About 10 police officers later showed up at a local TV station where they were giving an interview, and told them to stop making media appearances or risk being deported.
08:57:01 on 23 Feb
08:40:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The Gujarat forest department will take up the country’s biggest and most challenging effort to reintroduce big cats from captivity to the wild now that 36 Asiatic lions suspected to be infected with canine distemper virus (CDV) have been declared fit to return to their natural habitat, according to officials familiar with the development.
08:40:01 on 23 Feb
08:27:01 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
The Central Bureau of Investigation has issued look out circulars (LOCs) against former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar and MD of the Videocon Group Venugopal Dhoot, CBI sources said on Friday. The circulars were issued right after registration of an FIR against the three last month.
08:27:01 on 23 Feb
08:10:03 on 23 Feb 2019,Sat
An engineer posted in West Bengal's Paschim Medinipur district was threatened for a social media post where he condemned war, police said on Friday. "Dipayan Dhar, a civil engineer working here was threatened by a group of people on Wednesday in Amtala area," an officer of Kotwali Police Station said.
08:10:03 on 23 Feb