Priyanka misses her mother Madhu Chopra on her birthday

London [UK], June 17 (ANI): Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who is currently in London for her work, missed being with her mother Madhu Chopra on her birthday.Taking to Instagram, Priyanka on Wednesday night penned a loved-up post for…

Alia Bhatt considers her grandfather an ‘inspiration’

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 17 (ANI): Actor Alia Bhatt finds inspiration in her 93-year-old grandfather.Alia took to her Instagram and wished her grandfather a happy birthday by calling him her 'inspiration'."Happy 93 my inspiration. Love you ga...

Five held in Loni incident, action to be taken against complainant for providing ‘wrong facts’: UP Police

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 17 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday said a total of five accused have been arrested who assaulted an elderly man in Loni, adding that an action will also be taken against the…

Five held in Loni incident, action to be taken against complainant for providing ‘wrong facts’: UP Police

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 17 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday said a total of five accused have been arrested who assaulted an elderly man in Loni, adding that an action will also be taken against the…

S. Africa records over 13,000 COVID-19 cases in a day

Cape Town [South Africa], June 17 (ANI/Xinhua): Cases of the coronavirus in South Africa continued surging as 13,246 new cases were registered over the past 24 hours, the highest number since January this year, said the National Institute…

Apple Daily newspaper’s editor-in-chief, 4 directors held under Hong Kong Security Law

Hong Kong, June 17 (ANI): In an early morning raid on Thursday, Hong Kong police arrested the chief editor and four directors of a pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper under draconian Hong Kong security law on suspicion of conspiracy…

Kerala Police issues fresh guidelines for travellers in wake of COVID lockdown relaxations

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], June 17 (ANI): As the Kerala government has decided to ease lockdown restrictions from Thursday, Kerala police has issued guidelines for commuters allowing unrestricted traveling in areas where the COVID test positi...

Kerala Police issues fresh guidelines for travellers in wake of COVID lockdown relaxations

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], June 17 (ANI): As the Kerala government has decided to ease lockdown restrictions from Thursday, Kerala police has issued guidelines for commuters allowing unrestricted traveling in areas where the COVID test positi...

Sedition case: YSRCP rebel Raghu Ramakrishna Raju’s judicial custody extended till June 25

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Crime Investigation Department (CID) court has extended the judicial remand of Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) rebel MP Raghu Ramakrishna Raju till June 25 in the sedition cas...

Sedition case: YSRCP rebel Raghu Ramakrishna Raju’s judicial custody extended till June 25

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Crime Investigation Department (CID) court has extended the judicial remand of Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) rebel MP Raghu Ramakrishna Raju till June 25 in the sedition cas...

Delhi receives over 2.3 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): Delhi has received over 2.3 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, a day when several vaccination centres were expected to shut down due to a shortage.The fresh supplies are meant for…

If China takes Taiwan, it’s ‘all over’: Nikki Haley urges Washington to act ‘strongly’ against Beijing

Washington [US], June 17 (ANI): Indian American Republican politician and 2024 GOP (another name for the Republican Party -- Grand Old Party) Nikki Haley on Wednesday (local time) said the United States must act "strongly" against China, stating…

Glacial outburst suspected for flash flood in Central Nepal

By Binod Prasad AdhikariSindhupalchok [Nepal], June 17 (ANI): The flash flood incident of Tuesday in Sindhupalchok district of Nepal is suspected to be caused by glacial outburst in a high lying area bordering Tibet, said a government official.Speaking...

3 PTI lawmakers among 7 banned from National Assembly for ‘unparliamentary’ behaviour

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 17 (ANI): Pakistan Assembly has barred seven Members of National Assembly (MNAs), including three from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, from entering the House for inappropriate and unparliamentary behavi...

Odisha: Ration card with photograph to be included for beneficiaries’ verification prior to COVID-19 vaccination

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 17 (ANI): Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department on Wednesday asked the district authorities to include the ration card with the photograph as a prescribed ID card for verification of beneficiaries prior to COVID...

UN chief calls for full respect of ceasefire agreement between Israel, Hamas

New York [US], June 17 (ANI/Xinhua): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for the full respect of the ceasefire agreed between Israel and militant groups led by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) on May 20.Respondi...

Choksi’s ‘abduction’ int’l crime, brought shame to Antigua and Barbuda: Antiguan oppn party leader

Saint John's [Antigua], June 17 (ANI): The leader of United Progressive Party (UPP), one of the opposition parties in the Antiguan parliament, has said that Indian fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi's "abduction" is an international crime, which has bro...

FIR against 7 Shiv Sena members after clash with BJYM workers in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 17 (ANI): Mumbai Police filed an FIR against seven Shiv Sena leaders and workers in connection with the scuffle that broke out between Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) and Sena workers outside the latter's…

Citing pandemic, Pak denies permission to Indian Sikhs to visit Lahore on death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], June 17 (ANI): The 'jatha' (batch) of Sikh pilgrims which visits Gurdwara Sri Dehra Sahib in Lahore every year to observe the death anniversary of Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh, will not be able to visit…

At least 19 COVID-19 strains identified in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], June 15 (ANI/Sputnik): At least 19 variants of coronavirus have been identified in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, Instituto Butantan, a Brazilian biologic research center, said in a statement."There are 19 coronavirus varian...

Army doctors save mother, child by performing complex surgery in Arunachal

West Kameng (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], June 17 (ANI): A team of Army doctors performed life-saving surgery to save the life of a mother and her infant at the Military Hospital in Arunachal Pradesh's Dahung.Taking to Twitter, the Gajraj…

J-K sets whopping Rs 12,600 cr District Capex Budget for equitable development

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 17 (ANI): In a historic decision, Rs 12,600.58 crore District Capex Budget 2021-22, which is more than double the previous year's budget of Rs 5134.40 crore, has been approved for the equitable…

Fighting between Afghan forces, Taliban in 80 districts kills over 100 terrorists, 90 security personnel

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 17 (ANI): At least 80 districts of Afghanistan have been witnessing fighting between security forces and Taliban terrorists in the past 24 hours.Citing sources, TOLOnews reported that over 100 Taliban terrorists and 90 securit...

Harsh Varshan seeks cooperation of global community in development of TB vaccine

New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan sought cooperation from the global community in the development of a Tuberculosis (TB) vaccine during a virtual high-level event on 'Global Drive…

COVID-19: Israel issues ‘severe’ warning against travel to UAE

Jerusalem [Israel], June 17 (ANI): In a bid to combat a fresh surge in COVID cases, Israel has issued a "severe" travel warning to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), adding the Gulf state to a list of countries…

UK Parliament approves extending COVID-19 restrictions until July 19

London [UK], June 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The House of Commons of the UK Parliament approved on Wednesday the government's proposal to postpone the deadline for lifting quarantine restrictions in England until July 19 due to the surge of COVID-19.In…

‘Cannibal of Las Ventas’: Spanish man jailed for killing, eating his mother

Madrid [Spain], June 17 (ANI): A Spanish national has been jailed for 15 years and five months for killing and eating his mother in the country's capital Madrid.Citing a court statement which was published on Tuesday, CNN reported…

Biden says US, Russia to enter ‘strategic stability’ dialogue

Geneva [Switzerland], June 17 (ANI): US and Russia have agreed to engage in a bilateral dialogue on "strategic stability" aimed at reducing the risks of unintentional conflict and restraining nuclear weapons.As per a statement issued by the White…

AIADMK Chennai zone IT wing secy Aspire K Swaminathan resigns from party

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 17 (ANI): AIADMK Chennai zone IT wing secretary Aspire K Swaminathan on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the party.In a tweet, Swaminathan announced his resignation, stating that there was no value…

This year, J-K admn aims to provide financial aid to 50,000 youths for self employment under Back to Village programme

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 17 (ANI): Riding on the success of the ambitious 'Back to Village initiative', the Jammu and Kashmir administration is planning to reach out to 50,000 youth in the Union Territory to provide…

Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli troops over attempted attack

Tel Aviv [Isreal], June 17 (ANI): Amid rise of tensions between Israel and Palestine, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) have shot a Palestinian woman dead allegedly for attempting to carry out a car-ramming attack in the northeast of…

Biden tells Putin critical infrastructure should be ‘off limits’ to cyberattacks

Geneva [Switzerland], June 17 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) said he told Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during their Geneva summit that "certain critical infrastructure should be off limits to cyberattack" and expressed op...

Delhi: Fire at 9th floor of AIIMS brought under control, no casualty reported

New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): The fire that broke out here at the ninth floor of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital has been brought under control and no casualties have been reported yet,…

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee decides agenda in first meeting amid huge uproar

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament decided its agenda for the following year on Wednesday, even as the meeting saw a huge uproar after Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury…

Chirag Paswan appoints Raju Tiwari as Bihar’s LJP state chief in place pf Prince Raj

Patna (Bihar) [India], June 17 (ANI): Amid the ongoing rift happening in the Lok Janshakti Party, the sidelined leader Chirag Paswan on Wednesday appointed Raju Tiwari as the party's Bihar unit president in place of Prince Raj.LJP MP…

Fertiliser subsidy scam: RJD’s AD Singh withdraws his plea against ED remand from Delhi HC

New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Amarendra Dhari Singh, who was recently arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on the charges of money laundering in connection with an alleged fertiliser subsidy scam, has withdrawn…

Thousands of Greeks protest against labour reform in Athens

Athens [Greece], June 17 (ANI/Sputnik): Thousands of Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Wednesday to protest a controversial labour reform that the parliament is expected to vote on in the evening.The Athens police said trade unions…

Two die, two critical after consuming surgical spirit in Kerala’s Kollam

Kollam (Kerala) [India], June 17 (ANI): Two persons died and two others were hospitalised in critical condition after they allegedly consumed surgical spirit at Pathanapuram in Kollam district.According to police, the deceased were identified as Muruka...

Chirag did not agree to LJP contesting Bihar polls as part of NDA, says Pashupati Kumar Paras

Patna (Bihar) [India], June 17 (ANI): Pashupati Kumar Paras, the new leader of LJP in Lok Sabha, on Wednesday took a dig at his nephew Chirag Paswan saying he did not agree to contesting last year's Bihar assembly…

U’khand govt orders FIR against labs from Delhi, Haryana in Mahakumbh COVID-19 testing scam

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], May 17 (ANI): The Uttarakhand government has ordered Haridwar district administration to register an FIR in COVID testing scam during the Mahakumbh, an official said on Wednesday.State government spokesperson Subodh Uniy...

Fire breaks out at 9th floor of Delhi AIIMS

New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): A fire broke out at the ninth floor of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital in the national capital late on Wednesday night. The fire broke out in the…

ENG W vs IND W, only Test: Knight shines but late wickets give visitors edge on Day One

Bristol [UK], June 16 (ANI): Heather Knight and Tammy Beaumont were the standout performers for England but the likes of Sneh Rana and Deepti Sharma struck in the evening session to give India women an edge on Day…

Karnataka BJP in-charge Arun Singh meets CM Yediyurappa; says ‘no differences in party’

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 16 (ANI): Amid murmurs of a stir in Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party's national general secretary Arun Singh held a meeting with Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Besides Yed...

Pakistan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s QWP lashes out at Imran Khan govt for ignoring province’s share in budget

Peshawar [Pakistan], June 16 (ANI): The Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has slammed the Imran Khan-led federal government for slashing the share of the province's share in the developmental budget.Speaking at a press c...

US, Russian ambassadors will return to their posts, confirms Putin

Geneva [Switzerland], June 16 (ANI): After wrapping up a summit with US President Joe Biden, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said that the US and Russian ambassadors will return to their diplomatic posts and take up their…

Study: Adults who skip morning meal likely to miss out on nutrients

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): Adults who skip breakfast are likely to miss out on key nutrients that are most abundant in the foods that make up morning meals, a study by Ohio State University suggests.The study was…

Artificial photosynthesis promises clean, sustainable source of energy: Study

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): Humans can do lots of things that plants can't do. We can walk around, we can talk, we can hear and see and touch. But plants have one major advantage over humans: They…

Former Bulgarian intelligence chief says Russia involved in his dismissal

Moscow [Russia], June 16 (ANI/Sputnik): The dismissed head of the State Intelligence Agency of Bulgaria, Atanas Atanasov, said on Wednesday that the Kremlin had a role in his removal from the post.The cabinet justified the decision to replace…

India, S Lanka formalise agreement on Line of Credit worth USD 100 million

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 16 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday said that the agreement on the Line of Credit worth USD 100 million between Sri Lanka and the Export & Import Bank of India has…

Ordnance Factory Board to be converted into 7 govt-owned corporate entities: Sources

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): In a long-awaited and major reform in defence manufacturing, the Cabinet on Wednesday decided to convert the Ordnance Factory Board, currently a subordinate office of the Ministry of Defence, into seven government-owne...

Stem cell scientists make big progress in building mini-kidneys

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): A team of scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has created what could be a key building block for assembling a synthetic kidney.In a new study published in the journal…

Amid Gehlot-Pilot tussle, Congress leader says no bargaining for positions in Cabinet

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], June 16 (ANI): Amid murmurs of an ongoing tussle between Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress leader Sachin Pilot, senior party MLA and former state Assembly Speaker and Depender Singh Shekhawat said reports of...

BJP MLA lodges complaint against Rahul Gandhi, Owaisi for ‘bid to disrupt communal harmony’

Loni (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 16 (ANI): BJP MLA Nand Kishore Gurjar on Wednesday lodged a complaint against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, actor Swara Bhaskar and others for trying to disrupt communal harmony by…

Google enables end-to-end encryption texting within Messages app

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): Google has been rolling the end-to-end encryption feature to everyone using rich text communication within the Messages app.According to Mashable, the technology giant has been planning on adding end-to-end encryption to...

Princess Diana’s brother says her 60th birthday will be ’emotional’

London [UK], June 16 (ANI): In just a matter of weeks, royal fans from around the world will celebrate what would have been Princess Diana's 60th birthday. Her younger brother Earl Charles Spencer shared a glimpse into what…

Esteban Ocon signs three-year contract extension with Alpine

Paris [France], June 16 (ANI): Esteban Ocon on Wednesday committed to Alpine by signing a three-year contract that will keep him at the French Formula 1 team until at least the end of 2024.The Frenchman joined the outfit,…

‘Agar Tum Saath Ho’ lyricist Irshad Kamil hints at reunion with Imtiaz Ali

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Indian lyricist Irshad Kamil, who had collaborated with filmmaker Imtiaz Ali for several movies, hinted at the duo's reunion with his latest birthday wish tweet for Ali.Irshad took to his Twitter handle…

Shooters Bajwa, Khan training in Italy, to get COVID-19 vaccines: SAI

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports will arrange for COVID-19 vaccination of shooters Angad Bajwa and Mairaj Khan who are training in Italy at present.The Sports Authority of India (SAI) also…

Arjun Maini gears up for DTM Opener at Monza

Rome [Italy], June 16 (ANI): Mercedes-AMG driver Arjun Maini on Wednesday said that he is confident of a good season ahead of the opening round of the revamped 2021 DTM series, which is scheduled to take place at…

Chris Pratt reveals best gift wife Katherine gifted him for Father’s Day

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): Hollywood star Chris Pratt has already received the best Father's Day gift from his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger and that is his life as a dad of two!Chris appeared on the June 15 episode…

Kiara Advani’s sultry pictures from Dabboo Ratnani’s 2021 calendar unveiled

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Images from Kiara Advani's hattrick shot for Dabboo Ratnani's calendar was on Wednesday unveiled by the photographer, who revealed shots of the ravishing beauty against a beach backdrop.Posing amid the sand, Kiara…

Euro 2020: Austria’s Arnautovic suspended for clash against Netherlands

Zurich [Switzerland], June 16 (ANI): Austria's Marko Arnautovic on Wednesday was suspended for one match after the UEFA found him guilty of insulting another player in the ongoing Euro 2020.During Austria's game against North Macedonia, Arnautovic was ...

Spotify launches new audio app ‘Spotify Greenroom’

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): Spotify on Wednesday officially launched its new audio application, 'Spotify Greenroom'. The new app is similar to one of the trending social media application, Clubhouse, which allows users to engage in audio-based dis...

Euro 2020: Aleksei Miranchuk’s goal helps Russia defeat Finland

Saint Petersburg [Russia], June 16 (ANI): Aleksei Miranchuk struck a lone goal as Russia defeated Finland in the Group B encounter of the ongoing Euro 2020 here at the Krestovsky Stadium on Wednesday.Russia will next lock horns against…

Varun Dhawan swoons over Chris Pratt’s final trailer of ‘The Tomorrow War’

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Seems like Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan has a hidden fanboy for Hollywood superstar Chris Pratt, whom he cannot resist stopping and went over to share his eagerness to watch Pratt's upcoming movie…

Patra attacks Congress, accuses it of creating doubts about Covaxin

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): BJP leader Sambit Patra on Wednesday attacked the Congress over remarks of its national social media coordinator concerning the manufacturing process of Covaxin based on RTI response and said the opposition party…

BCCI forms sub-committee to look into JKCA functioning

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that it has formed a sub-committee to look into the functioning of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA).Earlier, a…

Taapsee Pannu channels her love for saree in Moscow

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Actor Taapsee Pannu is undoubtedly surrounding herself with colours on her vacation in Russia. While strolling in the streets of Moscow, the 'Haseen Dilruba' actor couldn't resist herself to bring out her…

WTC final: Rohit a ‘tremendous player’, he can take game away quickly, says Southee

Southampton [UK], June 16 (ANI): New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on Wednesday said that his side would be required to be at their best against India in the upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) final.India and New Zealand will…

Congress weak leadership behind infighting in its Punjab, Rajasthan units, says BJP’s Rajyavardhan Rathore

By Deepika Rathour ChauhanNew Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday alleged that the Congress for having weak leadership in Punjab and Rajasthan that has lead to "infighting" in both…

Chirag Paswan accuses JDU of breaking LJP; says, ‘I’m son of lion, will continue fighting’

By Aashique HussainNew Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Member of Parliament and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan on Wednesday accused the Janata Dal (United) of breaking his party while adding that he is the "son of…

WTC final: Will look to play my natural game, says Rahane

Southampton [UK], June 16 (ANI): India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Wednesday said that he would look to play his natural game in the upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand.India and New Zealand will lock…

Milind Soman urges fans to workout

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Actor and fitness enthusiast Milind Soman never forgets to workout.On Wednesday, Milind took to Instagram and penned a motivational post for his followers, urging them to take some time out of their…

Tokyo Olympics: All my requirements have been taken care of, says Neeraj Chopra

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday said that he is in Europe at present and all his requirements have been taken care of ahead of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics."As far as preparations…

Madhuri Dixit replies to 13-year-old fan who wishes to meet her soon

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Veteran star Madhuri Dixit had the sweetest reply for a thirteen-year-old 'innocent' fan who wishes to meet her and look at her face to face.Bollywood's evergreen diva undoubtedly has the craziest fan…

Kartik Aaryan, Anushka Sharma shower birthday wishes on Imtiaz Ali

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali received several birthday wishes from fans and members of film industry on Wednesday.Actor Kartik Aaryan, who worked with Imtiaz on 'Love Aaj Kal 2', took to Instagram and praised…

Raj Babbar pens heartfelt birthday note for Mithun Chakraborty

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Veteran actor Raj Babbar penned a heartfelt note to extend his wishes to superstar Mithun Chakraborty who rang in his 71st birthday on Wednesday.The actor-turned-politician took to his Twitter handle and dug…

PSL: Faf du Plessis ruled out of remaining tournament

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 16 (ANI): Quetta Gladiators batsman Faf du Plessis on Wednesday was ruled out of the remaining part of the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL).Taking to Twitter, the franchise posted: "Gladiator @faf1307 will not be…

Anil Kapoor posts wife Sunita’s photo on Instagram, says ‘always looking at her in awe’

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Veteran superstar Anil Kapoor on Wednesday treated fans to an adorable picture of his wife Sunita Kapoor as he can't take his eyes off her. The pictures prove that Kapoor is still…

Covid created a huge strain on India’s medical infrastructure, says Twinkle Khanna

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Author Twinkle Khanna has been at the forefront of numerous relief efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.On Wednesday, she took to her Instagram account to thank everyone for helping her to arrange oxygen…

Complaint filed in Bihar court against Pashupati Paras for misleading LJP MPs

Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], June 16 (ANI): A complaint has been filed in Muzaffarpur court against the new Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader in Lok Sabha, Pashupati Kumar Paras, party MP Prince Raj and others for "misleading MPs of…

BJP condemns Andhra’s decision to increase property, garbage taxes

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 16 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh BJP on Wednesday condemned the state government's decisions of increasing property tax and imposing garbage tax in municipalities and corporations.The party has given representations to...

WTC final: Massive opportunity to win a title, says Watling

Southampton [UK], June 16 (ANI): New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling has said that his side has a massive opportunity to win an ICC title.His remarks came as New Zealand gets ready to lock horns against India in the…

Abhay Deol back on Instagram after ‘digital detox’

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Actor Abhay Deol, who was away from Instagram for almost a month, has now ended his "digital detox".On Wednesday, Abhay made his comeback on the photo-sharing application by uploading a picture of…

Kangana Ranaut talks about her passport renewal plea being denied by authorities

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday talked about her plea for passport renewal getting denied by the local passport authority in Mumbai on the ground that she had an FIR registered against…

Yuvraj moves from cricket to fast lane, set to showcase passion for motorsport

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Global sports brand PUMA on Wednesday extended its partnership with former India batsman Yuvraj Singh. The World Cup-winning champion has been associated with the brand for over a decade.Moving from cricket to…

Euro 2020: Rudiger denies biting Pogba in Germany’s match against France

Munich [Germany], June 16 (ANI): Germany's defender Antonio Rudiger has denied biting France midfielder Paul Pogba during their Euro 2020 game on Tuesday. France defeated Germany 1-0 in their Group F encounter on Tuesday after Matt Hummels registered…

Maniesh Paul visits Smriti Irani at her home, posts about having ‘kaadha’

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Television's popular host Maniesh Paul, who recently visited former actor and current BJP MP Smriti Irani at her home, on Wednesday, expressed gratitude for her hospitality on social media.He took to his…

Ganguly impressed by Copa America’s tribute to Maradona

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly is impressed with the tribute given by CONMEBOL to Argentina legend Diego Maradona.CONMEBOL gave a tribute to Maradona during Argentina's…

ICC Test Rankings: Smith takes pole position, Kohli jumps to fourth slot

Dubai [UAE], June 16 (ANI): Australia batsman Steve Smith on Wednesday reclaimed the number one position in the ICC Men's Test Player Rankings for the first time since the Boxing Day Test last year.He takes over from New…

Mallika Dua immerses ashes of her mother, pens emotional note

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Comedian and actor Mallika Dua on Wednesday penned an emotional note on social media after immersing the ashes of her late mother Padmavati Dua, aka Chinna Dua. "Bye my Chinna. My sweet…

Jennifer Aniston’s birthday wishes for ‘special human’ Courteney Cox

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): As actor Courteney Cox recently turned a year older, her bestfriend Jennifer Aniston took to social media praised her 'Friends' co-star on social media. "Happy Birthday to this ridiculously special human. Time files…

Kerala Tree Felling Scam: BJP holds protest in Kochi, other areas against state govt

Kochi (Kerala) [India], June 16 (ANI): As a part of the statewide protest to demand a comprehensive probe into the large scale felling of protected trees on revenue land in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on…

Eng W vs Ind W, only Test: Knight wins toss, opts to bat; Shafali makes debut

Bristol [UK], June 16 (ANI): England Women's cricket team captain Heather Knight won the toss and opted to bat against India in the one-off Test in the County Ground in Bristol on Wednesday. A deserved debut in red-ball…

Chirag Paswan seeks Speaker’s intervention, urges restoration as leader of LJP in Lok Sabha

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): A day after the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan was removed from the post of party chief, the leader wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla stating that the decision…

PSL: Abrar, Hazratullah, Wahab shine as Zalmi beat Karachi Kings by six wickets

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 16 (ANI): Three-fers from Abrar Ahmed and Wahab Riaz and belligerent batting from Hazratullah Zazai guided Peshawar Zalmi to a comfortable six-wicket win over Karachi Kings in the 24th match of the Pakistan Super…

Netflix to sell official merchandise via new online store

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): Netflix, a major player in the video streaming space has now decided to get into e-commerce with its own store that will sell merchandise from each of its originals like 'Stranger Things'.According to…

Premier League 2021-22 fixtures released, City to begin title defence against Spurs on Aug 14

London [UK], June 16 (ANI): The 2021/22 Premier League fixtures of all 380 matches have been released by the league. Premier League champions Manchester City will get their 2021/22 title defence underway at Tottenham Hotspur when the new…

Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Toofaan’ to release on OTT platfrom on July 16

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Actor Farhan Akhtar's most anticipated film, 'Toofaan', is scheduled to release on July 16. The upcoming sports drama is getting a digital release on Amazon Prime Video. Announcing the same, Farhan on…

Mayawati denies claim of BSP MLAs leaving ranks and joining SP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 16 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday denied claims of party MLAs joining Samajwadi Party (SP) and said that the SP is propagating lies as the legislators were suspended long…