07:24:41 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Smartphone manufacturers have always liked to tout megapixels when it comes to the primary camera of the device, but in the last two years, we have seen that the selfie camera has also gotten bigger. Xiaomi is the latest to jump onto this trend of big selfie cameras, with its latest Redmi Y3 sporting a 32MP selfie camera.
07:24:41 on 24 Apr
07:13:01 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Madurai bench of the Madras HC on Thursday lifted its earlier ban on the use of popular mobile application TikTok. Earlier this month, the High Court had directed the government to ban the Chinese video app on the ground that it was "encouraging pornography". The direction came two days after SC asked the high court to decide the matter regarding the ban by April 24.
07:13:01 on 24 Apr
07:09:48 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Madurai bench of the Madras HC on Thursday lifted its earlier ban on the use of popular mobile application TikTok. Earlier this month, the High Court had directed the government to ban the Chinese video app on the ground that it was "encouraging pornography". The direction came two days after SC asked the high court to decide the matter regarding the ban by April 24.
07:09:48 on 24 Apr
07:06:16 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to “go to war” with Canada if the latter fails to remove tonnes of garbage from the country that was shipped here by a Canada-based company in 2013 and has since remained in a landfill here. According to CNN Philippines, 103 containers holding 2,450 tonnes of trash were shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014.
07:06:16 on 24 Apr
07:05:54 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
In an attempt to bar people from using its services for the purpose of manipulating the Lok Sabha elections, Twitter on Wednesday announced a new feature to make it easier for users to report misleading information about voting. The new feature will come into effect in India from Thursday, Twitter said.
07:05:54 on 24 Apr
06:57:44 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The CBI has issued Look-Out Circulars (LOCs) against chairman of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited Sanjay Singhal and his wife Aarti, who is vice chairman of the company, in connection with cheating in loans worth over Rs 2,348 crore. The two have been accused of defrauding banks to the tune of Rs 2,348 crore.
06:57:44 on 24 Apr
06:51:53 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The actor got the rare opportunity to have an in-depth conversation with the country’s Prime Minister on all things ‘non-political’. He describes the emotions before, during and after his candid chat with Narendra Modi, that broke the Internet all of today.
06:51:53 on 24 Apr
06:51:47 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Farmer leaders and activists in Gujarat have launched a protest against US food and beverages giant PepsiCo after it sued nine farmers in the state for illegally growing and selling a kind of potato exclusively registered by the company. PepsiCo claims it has sole rights to grow the particular variety of tubers for the manufacture of its Lay's brand of chips.
06:51:47 on 24 Apr
06:47:54 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
After the serial bomb blast in Sri Lanka, the Nagaland government has sounded a red alert throughout the state to avoid any kind of Sri Lanka like situation. On April 21, over 350 people were killed and more than five hundred injured on the attacked by terrorist group Islamic State (IS) on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.
06:47:54 on 24 Apr
06:42:14 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Wednesday lost his composure and asked media persons to "keep away" as they approached him seeking his view on the higher voter turnout in the Lok Sabha polls held in the state. The Chief Minister's 'rude' reaction came this morning when he was stepping out of the Government Guest House here.
06:42:14 on 24 Apr
06:38:07 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Huawei Y5 2019 is now official. The Chinese telecommunication giant unveiled the new Y-series smartphone. The pricing and availability details of the smartphone are unknown at this point. Huawei Y5 2019 is an entry-level smartphone and comes with a faux-leather finish and a dewdrop-style display notch.
06:38:07 on 24 Apr
06:34:16 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Vijay Mallya told the Bombay HC that by declaring him a fugitive economic offender and allowing attachment of his assets, a special court had awarded him an "economic death penalty". Mallya made the statement during arguments on his plea challenging several provisions of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act that came into existence in August last year.
06:34:16 on 24 Apr
06:29:48 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Rahul Gandhi – son, grandson, and great-grandson of Indian prime ministers – is campaigning to become prime minister himself. His name elicits strong reactions and offers instant brand recognition. It also alienates voters who do not appreciate dynastic rule within a democracy.
06:29:48 on 24 Apr
06:27:02 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Sources suggest that renowned South Indian film director Revathy Varmha has approached Katrina Kaif to play the role of acclaimed Indian athlete PT Usha on celluloid, mid-day reported. The multi-lingual film will portray the journey of the sportswoman, who earned the nickname of Payyoli Express because of her speed.
06:27:02 on 24 Apr
06:14:38 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Supreme Court said it will go to the root of the alleged conspiracy and sensational claims made by a lawyer that there was a larger conspiracy to frame Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in the sexual harassment allegations against him. It said if fixers continue to work and manipulate the judiciary as claimed, neither this institution nor any of "us" will survive.
06:14:38 on 24 Apr
06:08:23 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Perhaps the best known talent of millennials is the ease with which they operate on social media. But, how good are they when it comes to basic skills needed for household chores? Late night TV show host Jimmy Kimmel had his team perform a social experiment to find out how adept millennials are at opening a can of paint, and the results are hilarious.
06:08:23 on 24 Apr
06:04:04 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
India's top women's singles player Ankita Raina shocked former US Open champion Samantha Stosur for the biggest win of her career, progressing to the second round of Kunping Open on Wednesday, 24 April. The Indian, an Asian Games bronze medallist, shocked the fancied Australian 7-5 2-6 6-5 in a gruelling two hours and fifty minutes battle at the WTA 125K event.
06:04:04 on 24 Apr
05:59:35 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Reacting to a court ruling which rejected the demand that she be barred from contesting polls, Malegaon blast accused and BJP LS candidate Pragya Singh Thakur said “truth and religion” always win. A special court for NIA cases in Mumbai rejected the application filed by the father of a victim of the 2008 Malegaon blast seeking to bar Thakur from contesting the election.
05:59:35 on 24 Apr
05:55:37 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Standing under a black flag of the ISIS, eight men declare their loyalty to the group's leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. ISIS claims the men in the video, released late on Tuesday by its AMAQ news agency. Only one man from the video has his face uncovered: his name was Mohamed Zahran.
05:55:37 on 24 Apr
05:50:59 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
A Pakistani terrorist who had been operating in Srinagar for more than a year and wanted to resurrect militancy in the Baramulla district has been arrested. The police say the terrorist, Mohammad Waqar, crossed the border in July 2017. He is a resident of Mohalla Miana, Mianwai, in Pakistan's Punjab, Senior Superintendent of Police Abdul Qayoom said.
05:50:59 on 24 Apr
05:46:47 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Often in the line of opposition fire over his foreign trips, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India’s might was being acknowledged globally because of his numerous visits abroad. Taking a dig at the opposition, he said, anybody whose party is contesting even 20-25 seats, wants to become the prime minister. “Sab ghungroo bandhke taiyar ho gaye,” he said, mocking them.
05:46:47 on 24 Apr
05:41:49 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Indian Institute of Technology Madras Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence hosted a Colloquium on 'Artificial Intelligence - A Priority for India' on April 22, 2019, bringing together leading researchers, academics, policymakers and industry leaders in India to understand and deliberate on the state of research and innovation in AI.
05:41:49 on 24 Apr
05:35:48 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Congress's candidate for Kaiserganj Lok Sabha seat Vinay Kumar Pandey was charged allegedly for making derogatory remarks against Yogi Adityanath and the Nath sect, to which the CM belongs, officials said today. According to District Magistrate Nitin Bansal, the Congress candidate Tuesday made derogatory remarks against Adityanath, Mahant Avaidhyanath and the Nath sect.
05:35:48 on 24 Apr
05:29:38 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Supreme Court on Wednesday signaled its determination to get to the bottom of the claims by a lawyer who alleged there was a larger conspiracy to force Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to resign and threaten every top court judge. “We shall enquire, enquire and enquire till we get to the root of the issue,” a three-judge bench said on Wednesday afternoon.
05:29:38 on 24 Apr
05:17:04 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Garlic and cheese are two ingredients that can change the fate of any dish. Delectable and filling, the eclectic snack is a hit among all age groups. You have seen these toasties in your favourite cafes and restaurants, but did you know they are oh-so-easy to make at home too?
05:17:04 on 24 Apr
05:16:54 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The ‘non-political’ interview of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with film star Akshay Kumar aired on Tuesday, 23 April. Now, Narendra Modi has been criticised for not holding a single press conference during his tenure. Twitterati, of course, had a few opinions on a ‘non political interview’ like this at a time when there are burning questions that the PM needs to answer.
05:16:54 on 24 Apr
05:10:43 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Intelligence inputs regarding a possible terror attack in Sri Lanka was shared by Indian agencies with their Sri Lankan counterparts earlier this month after the National Investigation Agency completed its probe into an ISIS-inspired module planning to kill prominent leaders in South India, officials said here.
05:10:43 on 24 Apr
05:01:08 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
A new bomb was found in downtown area of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, on Wednesday, after multiple blasts shook the country on Sunday. According to a local security guard of a shopping mall, who has witnessed the whole event, a bomb was found hid in a motorbike, and fortunately, no causalities were reported.
05:01:08 on 24 Apr
04:56:34 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is set to become the new president of Ukraine. Ukrainians reacted with mixed feelings to this development. According to the Central Election Commission, a total of 95 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Ukraine. While Zelenskiy bagged 73.13 per cent votes, incumbent Petro Poroshenko got 24.52 per cent.
04:56:34 on 24 Apr
04:56:27 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who has been advocating formation of a non-Congress, non-BJP front, is planning to resume efforts on the proposal. Rao is mulling meeting regional leaders, including Kumaraswamy, M K Stalin and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to discuss the Centre-state relations and states' empowerment, among other issues.
04:56:27 on 24 Apr
04:53:20 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 7 in India today. The budget smartphone from Redmi’s stable brings a decent set of specifications to the table, and is available in India in two variants. The budget smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC, along with an option for either 2GB memory and 32GB storage, or 3GB memory and 32GB storage.
04:53:20 on 24 Apr
04:45:01 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Indian actress Poorna Jagannathan and "The Bold Type" star Nikohl Boosheri will lead a LGBTQ drama "Alias Birth". Catharine Daddario will also appear in the drama by writer-director Sam Abbas. It is set to begin shooting in New York soon. The drama's logline reads: "A rocky relationship between a female couple forces them to spend the night apart."
04:45:01 on 24 Apr
04:41:20 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Shane Watson couldn’t thank Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Stephen Fleming enough after ending his prolonged slump in form, saying he would have been “dropped a long time ago” in his previous franchise. He had gone without a fifty in his first 10 innings of the ongoing Indian Premier League before striking 96 off 53 balls on Tuesday night to guide CSK to a win over SRH.
04:41:20 on 24 Apr
04:37:20 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Taking a swipe at Narendra Modi over his interview to actor Akshay Kumar, the Congress said it seems a “failed politician” who is about to be rejected by the people on May 23 is looking for an alternative employment avenue in Bollywood. The Congress’s jibe at Modi came after channels aired Modi's interview with the Bollywood star.
04:37:20 on 24 Apr
04:31:43 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Apple, last month, hosted an extravagant event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California where it announced a slew of new products and services including the Apple News+ and the Apple Card. Among other things, Apple also announced the Apple TV app along with the Apple TV+ at its event, which will be available in this fall.
04:31:43 on 24 Apr
04:31:35 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Workers renovating Notre-Dame flouted a ban on smoking at the monument, a contractor admitted, while denying any link with last week's devastating blaze that ripped through the cathedral. Spokesman Marc Eskenazi said some workers "had admitted in front of the police that they did smoke from time to time," confirming a report in the satirical newspaper Le Canard Enchaine.
04:31:35 on 24 Apr
04:26:09 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Enforcement Directorate made a provisional attachment of 25 moveable and immoveable properties worth over Rs 40 crore belonging to the son of expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri under the money laundering act. It said the ED has provisionally attached land, buildings in Madurai, Chennai and fixed deposits totalling to Rs 40.34 crore of Olympus Granites Pvt. Ltd.
04:26:09 on 24 Apr
04:21:36 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The blasts at hotels and churches have so far killed at least 359 people, the deadliest such event in south Asia’s history. Sri Lankan police said on Wednesday they had detained 18 more people for questioning over the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels, claimed by the Islamic State group.
04:21:36 on 24 Apr
04:17:43 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
It seems Warner Bros. wasn't done marketing Godzilla: King of the Monsters, as we have another trailer for the epic clash that pits the titular nuclear-weapon Japanese metaphor against multiple giant-sized monsters. It also gives us a proper look at Godzilla's atomic breath, as it unleashes the force in combat — or simply to show off.
04:17:43 on 24 Apr
04:14:37 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
CSK is one team who have been consistent ever since the inauguration of IPL in 2008. The M.S. Dhoni-led side has won the IPL trophy thrice. They hold the records of having most appearances in the IPL playoffs (nine) and in the final (seven). And even in the ongoing IPL edition, the Men in Yellow have been in top form and have almost confirmed their berth in the playoffs.
04:14:37 on 24 Apr
04:12:49 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
A Delhi court on Wednesday sent JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik to judicial custody till May 24 in connection with a case related to the funding of terror and separatist groups in the state. Presenting him before Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Syal, Tihar Jail authorities pleaded that Malik should be presented before the court through video conference due to security reasons.
04:12:49 on 24 Apr
04:06:56 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Action will be taken soon in case of comments that politicise the armed forces, sources in the Election Commission told NDTV, amid huge opposition criticism over its inaction on such statements by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. After the IAF air strikes on a Jaish-e Mohammad camp at Pakistan's Balakot, PM Modi has repeatedly invoked the armed forces at his campaign rallies.
04:06:56 on 24 Apr
04:03:17 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a campaign rally in Jharkhand’s Lohardaga, invoked the recent Sri Lanka Easter attacks – that claimed the lives of 359 people – to assert that India, too, had been going through a ‘similar phase’ before he came to power in 2014.
04:03:17 on 24 Apr
03:42:42 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Increasing numbers of women in poor neighborhoods are selling their hair for use in wigs and extensions as the demands of daily survival force them to abandon the kind of self-care long an obsession with a country known globally for its success in beauty pageants. Seven Miss Universe winners have been Venezuelans, as have six Miss Worlds.
03:42:42 on 24 Apr
03:38:20 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The winners of the 66th National Film Awards will be declared after the conclusion of the general elections, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has announced. Every year the winners of the awards — organised and presented by the Directorate of Film Festivals — are announced in the month of April and the presentation ceremony is held on the designated date, May 3.
03:38:20 on 24 Apr
03:27:10 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The mortal remains of nine out of 10 Indians killed in the massive Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka have been sent to India, officials announced on Wednesday. According to the authorities, 10 Indians have lost their lives in Sri Lanka's worst terror attack that killed at least 359 people.
03:27:10 on 24 Apr
03:22:50 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
"Together we can get through. Divided we have
but little hope," Kumar Sangakkara, seen here speaking to schoolchildren earlier this year. Now, as Sri Lanka reels from a series of blasts that killed hundreds and underscored its political troubles, clips of the cricket icon's call for harmony are being shared again.
03:22:50 on 24 Apr
03:19:10 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
With the third phase of voting in the currently underway Lok Sabha elections ending on Tuesday, 21 opposition parties got together and filed a review petition in the Supreme Court asking it to order the Election Commission to verify at least 50 per cent EVMs using the VVPAT machines.
03:19:10 on 24 Apr
03:11:19 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Chinese social media platform TikTok's fate in India will be decided today, with the Madras High Court hearing the matter on Wednesday, 24 April. The Supreme Court had earlier passed an order saying that the ban would be lifted if the Madras HC did not pass an interim order by the given date.
03:11:19 on 24 Apr
03:08:40 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Sri Lanka experienced a series of 8 blasts on Easter Sunday, April 21. Over 300 people have died and many others have been injured. 8 of these victims were Indians. An intelligence memo warning of a possible attack had circulated 10 days earlier, raising questions about whether more preventative measures could have been taken.
03:08:40 on 24 Apr
02:56:14 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Ever since Shah Rukh Khan and Atlee were spotted sitting next to each other at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, speculations were abuzz that they were teaming up for a film. Earlier, it was rumoured that the Theri director was initiating talks with him for the Hindi remake of Mersal. Now, the grapevine suggests that SRK is playing the villain in Thalapathy 63.
02:56:14 on 24 Apr
02:51:07 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Election Commission has reiterated that its decision to ban the release of the biographical film on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the ongoing polls is valid, a source here said on Wednesday. The Election Commission (EC) submitted its report in a sealed cover on the biopic PM Narendra Modi starring Vivek Oberoi to the Supreme Court on Monday.
02:51:07 on 24 Apr
02:45:51 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
About Rs. 1.58 crore was spent for making arrangements for the stay of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, three of his top bureaucrats in Switzerland and on wooing investors to the state, according to RTI documents. They all have participated in the World Economic Forum, 2019 in Davos, Switzerland held in January, it said.
02:45:51 on 24 Apr
02:40:32 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Advocate Utsav Bains, who made sensational claims that he was offered money to frame CJI Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment case, has claimed in court that the mastermind behind the conspiracy is one of the biggest corporate in the country. The lawyer has also claimed that the concerned corporate has in the past bribed and intimidated witnesses.
02:40:32 on 24 Apr
02:36:39 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Federal regulators should hold Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg "individually liable for the company's repeated violations of Americans' privacy," Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden said. The FTC has been probing Facebook since March 2018 to determine if it violated a 2011 agreement with the government to better protect the private data of its users.
02:36:39 on 24 Apr
02:22:53 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Twenty-one opposition parties today asked the Supreme Court to review its order on counting the slips of only five EVM paper trail machines in every assembly segment. The parties reiterated its request for counting at least 50 per cent of the voter-verifiable paper trail (VVPAT) slips, a plea that was turned down by the Supreme Court earlier this month.
02:22:53 on 24 Apr
02:15:49 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra may make her electoral debut in the national election as the Congress candidate in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in what promises to be a blockbuster contest. Discussions are on within the Congress, say top sources. "The chances are 50-50," Congress sources have said.
02:15:49 on 24 Apr
02:14:54 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Recently, Bollywood divas, Priyanka Chopra and Malaika Arora Khan stepped out wearing similar looking outfits. While Priyanka was spotted wearing a floral co-ord set at a gettogether in New York, Malaika was spotted wearing a similar look at the airport. Priyanka wore a Blumarine co-ord set which costs approximately Rs 1,40,000 while on an evening out in New York City.
02:14:54 on 24 Apr
02:06:40 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Sri Lankan government has said Easter Sunday bombings were a retaliation for a white terrorist gunning down 50 people in New Zealand, on March 15. Sri Lanka doesn’t have anything to do with the Christchurch shooting. Nor has it played any role in the West’s wars in the Muslim world, a common excuse the IS gives for its attacks on western countries and civilians.
02:06:40 on 24 Apr
02:01:41 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
UDF candidate in Kannur K Sudhakaran opined that ‘Chowkidar Chor Hein’ should be said to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan who was unable to check fake votes in his own constituency. Widespread atrocities took place in the district. But these actions won’t scare our voters, he said. Congress offices were vandalised in many areas, he added.
02:01:41 on 24 Apr
01:59:03 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Senior officials deliberately withheld intelligence about possible attacks on Sri Lanka, where a rash of suicide bombings on Easter Sunday killed at least 359 people, the leader of parliament said on Wednesday. He said information on possible suicide attacks were received from Indian intelligence and a Security Council meeting was chaired by President Sirisena on April 7.
01:59:03 on 24 Apr
01:48:44 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Special NIA court today said, “In ongoing elections, this court does not have any legal powers to prohibit anyone from contesting elections, it is the job of electoral officers to decide. This court can't stop the accused number 1 (Malegaon Blast Accused Pragya Thakur)from contesting elections, this application is negated.”
01:48:44 on 24 Apr
01:43:55 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria and Ananya Panday are dancing their heart out in Mumbai Dilli Di Kudiyaan - the brand new song from Student Of The Year 2, which released on Tuesday. After the The Jawaani Song, the new track is yet another party song, in which there are glimpses of Rohan's (Tiger Shroff) romance with Shreya (Ananya Panday) and also with Mia (Tara Sutaria).
01:43:55 on 24 Apr
01:29:46 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
A Delhi court on Wednesday stayed the non-bailable warrants, which were issued against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav after they had failed to appear before it in a criminal defamation complaint filed in 2013. The case relates to the denial of a party ticket to an advocate in 2013.
01:29:46 on 24 Apr
01:12:48 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
A Japanese woman appeared in court after she was detained at Melbourne International Airport for attempting to smuggle 19 lizards out of the country, officials said. According to AFB, the 27 year old woman was tracked down following a tip-off from the agency’s international network which has been on high alert recently following similar cases involving Japanese nationals.
01:12:48 on 24 Apr
01:03:07 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
As possibly the biggest petrolhead Indian cricket has ever seen, Sachin Tendulkar has had some of the best cars in the country and has enjoyed them thoroughly by driving them regularly instead of keeping them as garage queens. So what better day than Sachin Tendulkar's birthday to talk about these beautiful machines that gives him (and us) a century and more of joy!
01:03:07 on 24 Apr
01:01:28 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Marking the commencement of the final trial of Kevin P Joseph, who was abducted and murdered by fiancee Neenu Chacko’s brother Shanu and gang, first witness Aneesh will be examined at the Principal Sessions court on Wednesday. Sessions Judge C Jayachandran will preside over the hearing from April 24 to June 6, according to the schedule.
01:01:28 on 24 Apr
01:00:04 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
“But Dilli mein kaun jeet raha hai?” That’s one question that everyone has been asking throughout LS elections. Now, with the possibility of an AAP-Cong alliance definitively ending and the final list of candidates out, Delhi is set for a triangular contest. Who is contesting from which constituency? And what will be the impact of LS elections on Delhi Assembly elections?
01:00:04 on 24 Apr
12:55:39 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Yogurt has several uses and benefits, and other than using it as a cooking ingredient, one can also apply it on their face, body and hair. With the summer heat taking a toll on us, there is an urgent need to take care of the skin. In case you need some easy ideas to retain the glow, you can try these face packs at home.
12:55:39 on 24 Apr
12:50:06 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Poverty has been widely considered as the root cause of violence allowing religious fundamentalists to brainwash the poor to commit gruesome attacks. However, the recent terror attacks in Sri Lanka may change this narrative completely. It is interesting that a prominent Sri Lankan family’s involvement has come into discussion even after ISIS has claimed the responsibility.
12:50:06 on 24 Apr
12:47:54 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Addressing a rally in Fatehpur, Priyanka Gandhi said, "he has done nothing for the people of the country. He has not kept his promises made by him. I went to several places in UP and got to know that he (Modi) has never been to any village in Varanasi, in Faizabad farmers are upset and said to me save us".
12:47:54 on 24 Apr
12:43:07 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Tamil Nadu police on Tuesday told the Madras High Court that mobile messaging player WhatsApp had declined to share details of the videos circulated in the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case. The Tamil Nadu police had last month written to companies owing social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp asking for log details of the suspects in the case.
12:43:07 on 24 Apr
12:38:47 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
On Rahul Gandhi contempt case, Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said, “We have presented all facts to the Supreme Court. Rahul Gandhi has misrepresented facts and we told the SC about this shameful political campaign that he has launched using his comments. Gandhi has never apologised to SC. There is mention of the word regret in his letter and nothing more.”
12:38:47 on 24 Apr
12:31:12 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Summers in India are harsh, and the side effect of the heat leads to health problems like dehydration, heat strokes, skin rashes and many more. A common problem that occurs during this season is nosebleed. Although it is most common in children, a nosebleed can also affect adults when the mercury rises.
12:31:12 on 24 Apr
12:27:00 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Utsav Bains, a lawyer who claimed there was a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice India Ranjan Gogoi on sex harassment allegations, submitted proof to the Supreme Court in a sealed cover today, following which a top court bench of Justices Arun Mishra, RF Nariman and Deepak Gupta summoned the heads of the CBI, Intelligence Bureau and Delhi Police at 3 pm today.
12:27:00 on 24 Apr
12:21:42 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
More than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, a lawmaker representing the area said on Tuesday. Tin Soe said three bodies have been recovered and 54 people remain missing after the accident Monday night in the Hpakant area of Kachin state.
12:21:42 on 24 Apr
12:16:42 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The relatively higher turnout in the four Lok Sabha constituencies which witnessed a triangular fight and the increased women participation kept the candidates of two leading fronts in the state on their toes, although the Sabarimala factor is expected to raise the stakes for the BJP candidates in the constituencies that witnessed the triangular fight.
12:16:42 on 24 Apr
12:14:41 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
OnePlus is preparing to launch their latest handsets, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro and ahead of it, Meizu, OnePlus’ major rival has just announced their flagship killer, the 16s. The handset comes loaded with the latest in flagship smartphone tech including a large Super AMOLED display, an on-screen fingerprint scanner as well as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset.
12:14:41 on 24 Apr
12:10:56 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The Supreme Court said that in-house probe on allegations of sexual harassment against CJI Gogpoi will go on and another independent probe was needed to look into “larger conspiracy” on allegation to malign CJI. “Right now we should be concerned more about this affidavit,” says Justice Arun Mishra to Bains’ submission.
12:10:56 on 24 Apr
12:06:13 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Addressing a rally in Fatehpur, Priyanka Gandhi said, "Congress ideology is completely different from the BJP central government and UP government. PM is always on international tours like Us, China, Africa etc. but you can never see him among the people. He hasn't visited a single village in Varanasi."
12:06:13 on 24 Apr
12:00:37 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The rupee weakened as much as 0.33 per cent against the dollar to touch an intraday low of 69.85 on Wednesday. Strength in the dollar overseas affected the rupee however easing crude oil prices - after hitting 2019 highs recently - kept the downside in check, say analysts. The rupee opened at 69.80 against the greenback and slipped to as much as 69.85.
12:00:37 on 24 Apr
11:58:24 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Therapists often hear an honest account of what their patients are really thinking and feeling when it comes to their romantic relationships, as opposed to the more polished versions people share with friends and family. Below, find out what women are saying about their partners in therapy and how these mental health professionals help them work through the issues.
11:58:24 on 24 Apr
11:50:07 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
MP Udit Raj joins Congress today. Apprehensive of BJP denying him a ticket, he on Monday asked the BJP to clear the confusion over his candidature for the Lok Sabha polls, even as the saffron party announced its candidates for East Delhi and New Delhi. Interestingly, his Twitter handle still has 'Chowkidar' title, which he removed yesterday.
11:50:07 on 24 Apr
11:49:04 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
As the BJP on Tuesday announced its candidates for LS election in Punjab, sitting Hoshiarpur MP & Union Minister Vijay Sampla, who has been denied ticket this time, expressed his displeasure by stating that his party has committed “cow slaughter”. Mr. Sampla posted his “credentials” on Twitter and asked the BJP to explain the grounds on which it denied him a renomination.
11:49:04 on 24 Apr
11:46:46 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
One of the nine bombers that detonated explosives in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday was a woman, deputy defence minister Ruwan Wijewardene told reporters on Wednesday. The blasts at hotels and churches have so far killed at least 359 people, the deadliest such event in south Asia's history.
11:46:46 on 24 Apr
11:45:53 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Self-driving technology is still under perfect but Tesla is ambitious in its plan and is promising to bring robo-taxis as early as 2020. Tesla, which sent its Roadster in space, announced that self-driving cars will be on the roads later this year while one million robot-taxis will be available next year, Engadget reported.
11:45:53 on 24 Apr
11:38:48 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Lawyer Utsav Bains, who had made a sensational claim that there was a conspiracy to make CJI resign by "framing him" in a false case of sexual harassment, present in Court 4. Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, Rohinton Nariman and Deepak Gupta assembles, hearing commences. Bains said that he was submitting materials in sealed cover to the Supreme Court.
11:38:48 on 24 Apr
11:35:08 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Palakkad UDF candidate Sreekandan alleged conspiracy in election-related activities and said it was not done within the party circles. He said that he would reveal the name of the person with evidence to prove who had conspired against him after the announcement of results. The UDF in Palakkad has surged ahead in all spheres and there are some who had conspired against me.
11:35:08 on 24 Apr
11:30:00 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
SC on Wednesday will hear lawyer Utsav Bains, who had made a sensational claim that there was a conspiracy to make CJI resign by "framing him" in a false case of sexual harassment. SC panel headed by Justice S A Bobde constituted to look into sexual harassment allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi has issued notice to the woman who has lodged the complaint.
11:30:00 on 24 Apr
11:24:31 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
When it comes to below-the-waist options for guys, chinos are the perfect pant for our times. Straddling the divide between the casual cool of jeans and the formality of suit trousers, they serve a workaday function that can be flattering if done right. But like so many menswear mainstays, not all chinos are created equal.
11:24:31 on 24 Apr
11:19:46 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The wife of Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of former UP Chief Minister ND Tiwari, has been arrested for his murder. Apoorva Shukla Tiwari was questioned for three days as the police investigated the death of Rohit Shekhar, who was allegedly suffocated with a pillow on April 16. Last week, the police said he was murdered and a pillow may have been used to smother him.
11:19:46 on 24 Apr
11:14:51 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Kochi showed the way for other big cities in south India with a huge voter turnout in the Lok Sabha polls. Ernakulam constituency, of which Kochi metropolis is a part of, recorded 77.20 per cent polling. This is in sharp contrast to bigger cities like Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, where the voter apathy was reflected on the low turnout.
11:14:51 on 24 Apr
11:10:05 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia defeated Asian Games bronze medallist Sayatbek Okassov to clinch gold in 65 kg on the first day of the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championships in China on Tuesday. The Kazakh grappler made a fiery start to put Punia under pressure but the Indian was able to turn it around late in the second period to clinch a thrilling 12-7 win.
11:10:05 on 24 Apr
11:04:54 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
PM Modi revealed why he doesn't stay with his mother or any family. "I was very, very young when I gave up all ties," he said in an interaction aired on Wednesday, a day after the third round of voting for national election. PM Modi added: "My mother says what will I do at your home. What will I talk to you about? She also gets upset seeing me return late in the night."
11:04:54 on 24 Apr
10:47:15 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The efforts of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)-Kerala to bring the third gender voters to polling booths have gone astray as of the total 174 voters, only 58 voters had cast their votes. On the flip side, transgender activists said polling booths had witnessed a heavy turnout of transgenders as they cast their votes by hiding their third gender identity.
10:47:15 on 24 Apr
10:42:09 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
The release on Sunday, 21 April, of a national security strategy document by the Congress party was, perhaps, inevitable – given the BJP’s decision to make national security its key re-election plan. A key element of the 44-page document entitled INSS is the view that India must be prepared for unilateral, limited military actions against terror groups in Pakistan.
10:42:09 on 24 Apr
10:36:49 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan turns a year older today and twitter is flooded with wishes already. Son of filmmaker David Dhawan, Varun made his Bollywood debut with Karan Johar's 'Student of the year' in 2012 and has been ruling hearts ever since. The hunk of an actor grabs eyeballs whenever he steps out in public and has a huge fan following.
10:36:49 on 24 Apr
10:34:37 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
A crude edit of a speech by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Hooghly has made it sound as if the Trinamool leader was seeking votes for the BJP. And the Bengal BJP's official Twitter handle has posted what the Trinamool claimed is a distorted version of the chief minister's speech as if it was the original.
10:34:37 on 24 Apr
10:30:25 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is all set to launch its new smartphones Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7 in India today. The event will begin at 12pm (noon) IST and it will be livestreamed on the company's social handles as well as its official website. Meanwhile, Xiaomi has teased some of the features that it is planning to include in the device.
10:30:25 on 24 Apr
10:25:08 on 24 Apr 2019,Wed
Police say the death toll in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 359 and more suspects have been arrested. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara also said on Wednesday morning that 18 suspects were arrested overnight, raising the total detained to 58. The Prime Minister warned on Tuesday that several suspects armed with explosives were still at large.
10:25:08 on 24 Apr