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18 July, 2018 5:40 AM Rahul Gandhi's New CWC Is A Bit Of A Downer

Seven months after he was finally named President of the Congress, Rahul Gandhi has taken a huge step to prove he's in charge - he has reconfigured the top decision-making body or the Congress Working Committee (CWC). If it were intended to signal that Gandhi, 47, is a man who is willing to take risks and remake the party, beleaguered by ideas and leaders 52

16 July, 2018 10:50 PM AAP Demands CBI Probe In Punjab Drug Nexus

The AAP is planning to launch a special drive against drugs and special groups would be formed to nab the people involved in the trade of narcotics. The Aam Aadmi Party's Punjab unit on Monday said the Congress government in the state lacked the will to destroy the nexus between drug lords, police and political bigwigs, and demanded a CBI inquiry into the drug trade 79

16 July, 2018 2:04 PM Punjab must be developed as special industrial zone: Sunil Jakhar

Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Sunil Jakhar today said that in wake of immense social, economic and geographical importance of Punjab, the state must be developed as a special industrial zone. In a statement here, Jakhar said the Congress will raise the issue to give a special economic package to the state in the Monsoon Session of Parliament 56

16 July, 2018 2:32 AM Govt, pvt sectors should work together for skill development: Dharmendra Pradhan

Government and private sectors should work in tandem to build a proper skilled ecosystem as India is collaborating with Japan, Germany and other countries for effective training of youth, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. "It is imperative that the government and the private sector works hand in hand to ensure a successful skilled ecosystem," Pradhan 49

12 July, 2018 4:32 PM Thailand Open 2018: PV Sindhu Through To Quarter-Finals

PV Sindhu was the only Indian to survive the pre-quarterfinals of the Thailand Open badminton tournament. HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap and the men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy fell in the Round of 16 on Thursday. Second-seeded Sindhu, the Olympic 2016 silver medallist, crushed Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin 21-16, 21-14 in 37 minutes to set-up 29

10 July, 2018 2:34 PM Why Bihar Needs Special Status, JDU Leaders Explain To President Kovind

A six-member delegation of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JDU) on Tuesday met President Ram Nath Kovind to sensitise him over the demand for special status to the state. The delegation was led by former Bihar Congress unit chief Ashok Choudhary, who had switched to the JDU. "We met Kovindji to sensitise him that why we are demanding Special status 41

10 July, 2018 8:47 AM Honor 8 to Get Android Oreo-Based EMUI 8.0; Updates for Other Honor, Huawei Models Revealed

Huawei and its sub-brand Honor have announced an Android Oreo update on a few more smartphones by porting its EMUI 8.0 ROM. The Chinese company made the announcement late last month, on its Weibo page, announcing the release of Android 8.0 Oreo-backed EMUI 8.0 for its various models. Earlier in January, Huawei and Honor had announced lists of smartphones 66

6 July, 2018 11:18 PM Man Arrested In Delhi For Duping Man With Job Promise

The accused, identified as Pankaj Kumar Singh, a resident of Saran in Bihar was evading arrest, police said. A 27-year-old man was today arrested in Dhaula Kuan for allegedly duping an unemployed youth of crores of rupees on the pretext of getting him jobs in the army and railways, police said. The accused, identified as Pankaj Kumar Singh, a resident 54

3 July, 2018 2:29 PM Former Newcastle Youth Coach Guilty Of 36 Sexual Abuse Charges

The Newcastle United youth team coach was found guilty after a five-week trial at Newcastle Crown Court of abuse against 18 victims. "Instead of nurturing and supporting them, he exploited his role to subject them to sexual abuse," he added. The jury convicted Ormond, 62, of 35 counts of indecent assault and one of indecency against a child, but cleared 42

2 July, 2018 5:30 AM Cambodia Earns Guinness Record For Longest Woven Scarf

Cambodia won a place in the Guinness book of World Records Sunday for a 1,100-metre (3,600-foot) long version of the country's popular krama scarf. Supported by a youth movement with links to the nation's ruling party, more than 23,000 people took part in the six-month weaving marathon outside Phnom Penh's Royal Palace. Thousands of young people then rolled 39