19 February, 2016 3:27 AM South Sudan: MSF says 18 dead in fighting, including two staff
Aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has said that at least 18 people have been killed in fighting in South Sudan, including two of its local staff members. "This attack on civilians is outrageous and we demand that armed groups stop these actions," said Marcus Bachmann, coordinator of MSF projects in South Sudan, in a statement. "People came to the PoC (Protection 12
18 February, 2016 10:32 PM MSF Says 18 Dead In South Sudan Fighting, Including 2 Staff
Paris, France: Aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said Thursday that at least 18 people had been killed in fighting in South Sudan, including two of its local staff members. "This attack on civilians is outrageous and we demand that armed groups stop these actions," said Marcus Bachmann, coordinator of MSF projects in South Sudan, in a statement 36
17 February, 2016 6:41 AM 'The Jungle Book' to hit Indian screens a week before US
Disney's "The Jungle Book", starring 12-year-old Indian-American Neel Sethi as Mowgli, has a special treat in store for Indian fans of the timeless tale. The film will come out in the Indian theatres on April 8, a week before it releases in the US. "We are thrilled to confirm that Disney's all-new live-action epic, 'The Jungle Book', will be out in Indian 43
16 February, 2016 5:27 PM Shah Rukh Khan: Haven't given my 100% to 'Fan'
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan recently launched the title track of his upcoming film, ‘Fan’ in Delhi. The song ‘Jabra fan’ is a musical treat and Shah Rukh leaves no stone unturned to complement it with his wacky dance moves. ‘Fan’ is debatably one of the most challenging films SRK has ever done. Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan recently launched 68
15 February, 2016 12:16 AM Tirumala teems with pilgrims
Scores of Srivaishnavite temples located across the district reverberated with devotional ecstasy right from sunrise on Ratha Saptami on Sunday. Pilgrims started pouring into Tirumala town from Saturday afternoon and were comfortably ensconced in the galleries before dawn to take a glimpse of the processions from close quarters. It is a rare occasion 5
13 February, 2016 6:10 PM Watch: Fawad Khan shows off some hilarious dance moves while dubbing for 'Kapoor & Sons'
Pakistani actor Fawad Khan became a heartthrob in India after popular TV show Zindagi Gulzar Hai aired here. The actor, who made his Bollywood debut with Khubsoorat, will be next seen in Kapoor & Sons sharing screen space with Siddharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. While dubbing a song for the film recently, the actor was caught on camera making some goofy 31
12 February, 2016 4:45 PM Bihar BJP vice-president gunned down
Bihar BJP vice president Visheshwar Ojha was today shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bhojpur district, the second murder of a politician in the past 10 days. Ojha, who had unsuccessfully contested Assembly election in 2015 from Shahpur constituency, was fired by gunmen while returning from a wedding at Parsaura village. The incident took place 53
12 February, 2016 10:09 AM Prayers Peaceful At Bhojshala In Madhya Pradesh On 'Basant Panchami'
Dhar, Madhya Pradesh: Prayers began peacefully at Bhojshala in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar this morning on 'Basant Panchami' at the site where both Hindus and Muslims offered prayers. District Collector S Shukla said that "350 devotees have offered prayers at the temple inside Bhojshala. More devotees are coming inside for puja," he added. The monument has been virtually 32
12 February, 2016 4:40 AM Basant Panchmi standoff: Security tightened in Dhar's Bhojshala in Madhya Pradesh
Security has been tightened in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar town due to increased tension as Vishwa Hindu Parishad, among other Hindu organizations, continues to hold prayers outside Dhar's Bhojshala in the run-up to Basant Panchami. Dhar is home to the Bhojshala-Kamal Maula mosque, a shrine claimed by both Hindus and Muslims. Prayers were conducted as a protest 23
11 February, 2016 1:26 PM NATO allies launch sea mission against people-smugglers
NATO will send military vessels to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crack down on criminal networks smuggling refugees into Europe, allied defence ministers said on Thursday. The move, discussed by NATO ministers for the first time at a meeting in Brussels, is aimed at helping the continent tackle its worst refugee crisis since World War Two, with more than a million 20