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Yahoo revenue jumps 22% ahead of Verizon deal closing

San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Ahead of the sale of its core internet business to US wireless communications service provider Verizon, Yahoo on Tuesday...

Gunmen loot bank in Kashmir’s Shopian

Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday looted a bank in south Kashmir's Shopian district."Four unidentified gunmen looted cash from J&K Bank's Harmain...

Sunday off for petrol pumps could invoke ECA: Government

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The threat by petroleum dealers to shut down pumps on Sundays will be dealt with according to measures necessary...

Skin mucus of Indian frog can help fight flu

Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) A component of the skin mucus secreted by a frog species found in India can be harnessed to kill influenza...

Injured youth succumbs in Kashmir

Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) A youth injured on April 9 during clashes with security forces succumbed in a Srinagar hospital on Wednesday.Muzaffar Ahmad, 25,...

Ready to apologise if my tweets were ‘anti-Muslim’: Sonu Nigam

Mumbai, April 19 : Under pressure from various quarters, Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam on Wednesday offered to apologise if his recent controversial tweets were...

Court directs police to conduct regular medical check-up of Dinakaran’s aide

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday directed Delhi Police to conduct the regular medical examination of AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran's...

AI’s Delhi-New York flight grounded

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) An early morning Air India flight between New Delhi and New York -- AI 101 -- was on Wednesday...

Facebook’s AR camera platform to empower developers

San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Giving a fresh impetus to its Augmented reality (AR) dream, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has outlined a new augmented...

‘Gautham Nanda’ team wraps up Dubai schedule

Chennai, April 19 : Director Sampath Nandi said on Wednesday he had successfully completed the Dubai schedule of upcoming Telugu action entertainer "Gautham Nanda",...

NASA orbiter spots strange secondary crater on Mars

Washington, April 19 (IANS) NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has captured a region of Mars sprayed with mysterious secondary craters."Secondary craters form from rocks...

Mild tremors stir panic in southern Karnataka

Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Mild tremors on early Tuesday stirred panic across southern Karnataka, forcing people to rush out of houses into open spaces...

Time-bound delivery of services in MCD: Congress

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Congress' Delhi unit on Tuesday released its second part of its three part manifesto for the MCD elections,...

Rahul holds meeting with party leaders on future polls

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday held a strategy meeting with Congress leaders, MLAs and MPs to discuss measures...

Dress up right this summer

New Delhi, April 19 : Summer is here and its time to put your best forward in trendiest outfits that are easy on skin...

Folk music of the northeast has greatly influenced me: Singer Adnan Sami

Mumbai, April 19 : England-born singer-composer Adnan Sami, who was granted Indian citizenship more than a year ago, says he has been greatly influenced...

Vijayawada youth murdered in fight over cricket

Vijayawada, April 19 (IANS) Fight over a game of cricket on a street here in Andhra Pradesh has led to murder of a youth,...

Delhi to record 42 degrees C on Wednesday

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) It was a hot and sunny Wednesday morning in the national capital here with the weather office predicting the...

Three killed in California shooting spree

Washington, April 19 (IANS) Three persons were killed when a man went on a shooting spree in the US's California state, a media report...

Poonam Pandey says Google banned her app

Mumbai, April 18 : Actress Poonam Pandey says her newly launched app, which she promised would have "bold" content, has been banned by Google."I...

SC revives conspiracy charges against Advani, others in Babri case

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday revived the conspiracy charges against senior BJP leaders, including L.K. Advani, in the Babri...

I’m least important person to comment: Parineeti on Kulbhushan Yadav

Mumbai, April 18 : Actress Parineeti Chopra says she is not an "important person" to comment on Pakistan awarding death sentence to alleged Indian...

Have been fan of villains since childhood, says Chunky Pandey

Mumbai, April 18 : Bolywood actor Chunky Pandey, who has done a negative role in the recently released "Begum Jaan", says that he was...

Used to sing in trains and collect money, says Ayushmann Khurrana

Mumbai, April 18 : Bollywood actor-singer Ayushmann Khurran says he used to perform in express trains from Delhi to Mumbai and collect money during...

Parineeti Chopra calls Ayushmann ‘innocent’

M0umbai, April 18 : Actress Parineeti Chopra on Tuesday termed Ayushmann Khurrana, her co-star in the upcoming flick, an "innocent guy"."Ayushmann is a very...

Rajinikanth wishes Tendulkar for biopic

Chennai, April 18 : Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday extended his wishes to former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar for his upcoming biographical documentary "Sachin: A...

Shots fired outside AAP’s Okhla office

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Several shots were fired outside the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Okhla office on late Tuesday night. Party MLA Amanatullah...

UN to issue 10 stamps of ‘asanas’ on International Yoga Day

United April 19 (IANS) The UN Postal Administration (UNPA) is issuing a set of stamps showing 10 yoga asanas (poses) to commemorate the International...

Another soldier dies in ‘accidental fire’ in J&K

Jammu, April 19 (IANS) The Army said on Wednesday a soldier was killed in accidental fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu...

The UniverseBoss is still here and alive, says Gayle

Rajkot, April 19: After powering Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a morale-boosting 21-run win over Gujarat Lions, self-proclaimed "UniverseBoss" Chris Gayle on Tuesday warned...

IPL-10: Scoreboard of Bangalore vs Gujarat Lions match

Rajkot, April 19: Following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match between Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore held at...

IPL-10: All-round RCB tame Gujarat Lions in their own den

Rajkot: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) ended their three-match losing run with a 21-run win over Gujarat Lions in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017...