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  • Nawaz Sharif denied assistant, has to maintain jail room himself

    3 January, 2019 5:01 AM 212

    It is reported that Nawaz Sharif is not even permitted to step outside his barracks within the prison - for security reasons.  Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif needs to clean up his own mess, quite literally. Lodged in the country's Kot Lakhpat jail, he has been denied an orderly and has been instructed to clean his room on his own. Dawn reported on Thursday

  • Will Narendra Modi contest 2019 Lok Sabha election from Puri?

    2 January, 2019 6:59 PM 217

    Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Puri constituency in Odisha? According to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pradip Purohit, there is “90 per cent possibility” of the Prime Minister contesting from the seat in Odisha. A final decision on the same, however, is yet to be taken by the party’s Parliamentary

  • PM Modi to inaugurate 106th edition of Indian Science Congress in Punjab

    2 January, 2019 5:47 PM 175

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will inaugurate the 106th edition of Indian Science Congress (ISC)-2019 in Jalandhar, Punjab and will also address a public meeting in Gurdaspur. According to an official release, Modi will visit Punjab on January 3 and inaugurate the ISC-2019. "In keeping with the PM`s vision to give a boost tothe

  • 'Accidental Prime Minister': Case filed against Anupam Kher, others in Bihar

    2 January, 2019 5:47 PM 178

    Patna: A case has been filed against actor Anupam Kher and others associated with upcoming film `Accidental Prime Minister` in a Bihar court on Wednesday for damaging the image of some top people. Lawyer Sudhir Kumar Ojha filed the case in Muzaffarpur`s Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court. The court has admitted the case and fixed January 8 to hear the case in Sub Divisional

  • Yesteryear actress Moushumi Chatterjee joins BJP

    2 January, 2019 1:39 PM 142

    This is the second stint of Moushumi Chatterjee in active politics as she had last contested an election on Congress ticket in 2004. Yesteryear actress Moushumi Chatterjee on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the national capital. Notably, this is the second stint of Moushumi Chatterjee in active politics as she had last contested

  • PewDiePie's YouTube rewind earns a big milestone

    2 January, 2019 12:17 PM 357

    Within weeks, the video has created history.    When happens YouTube Rewind fails to feature its biggest individual content creator, aka 29-year-old Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg. The man creates his own YouTube Rewind. While the original 'YouTube Rewind 2018 Everyone Controls Rewind' became the most hated video ever on its own platform, PewDiePie's 'YouTube

  • Pakistan High Commission has misplaced 23 Indian passports: Sushma Swaraj

    2 January, 2019 10:00 AM 146

    To prevent the misuse of these misplaced passports, all the passports have been declared as ‘lost’ in the passport database.  New Delhi: India has officially confirmed that Pakistani High Commission has "misplaced" passports of 23 Indian pilgrims. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a written statement in Parliament while confirming the development

  • Jair Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazil's new President

    2 January, 2019 6:19 AM 202

    Brazil: Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro has been sworn in as Brazil`s new President and he promised to build a "society without discrimination or division". The 63-year-old former army captain in his inaugural speech on Tuesday talked about a "national pact" to free Brazil of corruption, crime and economic mismanagement, the BBC reported on Wednesday

  • BJP, Congress face off over 'Vande Mataram', Shivraj Singh Chouhan to sing national song at MP Secretariat with 109 BJP MLAs on January 7

    2 January, 2019 6:19 AM 199

    Taking to Twitter Chauhan mentioned that Vande Mataram will be sung before the beginning of the Assembly session in the courtyard of Vallabh Bhavan at 10 am. Bhopal: After 'Vande Mataram' was not sung at Madhya Pradesh secretariat, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said that all 109 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs will recite

  • Leopard escapes from safari park in Siliguri, visitors left alarmed

    2 January, 2019 5:10 AM 185

    They came to see wild animals but visitors at the Bengal Safari Park were left praying that they don't come face-to-face with them after a leopard managed to escape from its enclosure. The incident took place on Tuesday when forest officials noticed that one of the leopards in the park was not in its enclosure. Visitors at the park were stopped from entering