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Kumble expressed views..we tried to maintain sanctity: Kohli
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
After Anil Kumble blamed Virat Kohli for his resignation as Team India coach, Kohli has said the team tried to maintain the "sanctity of the dressing room throughout". "Anil bhai has expressed his views...we respect that...we have created a culture over the last 3-4 years...what happens in the change-room is very sacred and private to all of us," said Kohli.
short by Saloni Tandon / 08:55 pm on 22 Jun
Prices revealed for Myntra’s ‘End of Reason Sale’ from June 24-26
short by Azhar Iqubal / on 23 Jun 2017,Friday
Sale Prices have now been revealed on India's Biggest Fashion Sale, Myntra End of Reason sale with over 3.3 Lakh+ styles on 50-80% OFF. This time it’s bigger than bigger with 22 million people shopping together. Users can avail extra 15% discount over and above all existing discounts for next six months through Myntra Shopping Groups.
short by Azhar Iqubal / 12:07 am on 23 Jun
CBFC chief criticises new Lipstick Under My Burkha poster
short by Rini Sinha / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani criticised the new poster of the upcoming film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' and said, "Showing the middle finger is impolite in any society. And it should be discouraged." Slamming film associations for clearing the poster, he said, "Maybe...they're playing the pseudo-liberal card to appear fashionable." Notably, the CBFC had earlier denied certificate to the film.
short by Rini Sinha / 09:30 pm on 22 Jun
Afghanistan and Ireland granted Test status by ICC
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Afghanistan and Ireland have become eligible to play Test cricket after being granted full membership of the ICC. The decision was taken after a unanimous vote at ICC's AGM in London on Thursday. The nations, the 11th and 12th full members of the ICC, are the first to be inducted since Bangladesh was awarded the status in 2000.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:28 pm on 22 Jun
Uttarakhand, Haryana become Open Defecation Free states
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Uttarakhand has become the fourth and Haryana the fifth Open Defecation Free (ODF) states in India, under Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin. Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar said, "The next step for Swachh Bharat Gramin will be to focus on sustaining...ODF status." Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat praised collaborative community participation for the achievement.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 09:44 pm on 22 Jun
George Clooney could get ₹1500 crore from tequila brand sale
short by Mansha Mahajan / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
American actor George Clooney, who sold his tequila brand Casamigos on Wednesday, could earn up to $233 million (₹1,500 crore) pretax, from the deal. Clooney co-founded the brand with businessmen Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman and sold it for $1 billion to British alcoholic beverages company Diageo. Notably, the tequila business initially began as a private selection for Clooney's acquaintances.
short by Mansha Mahajan / 09:05 pm on 22 Jun
Why'd I cast Indian actress Deepika for Chinese role: Kabir
short by Rini Sinha / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Filmmaker Kabir Khan has denied reports of approaching Deepika Padukone to play a Chinese character in Tubelight. He added, "In today's age, you can access actors around the world. Why would you take an Indian actor, especially an actor of Deepika's stature and make her play a Chinese character?" Notably, Chinese actress Zhu Zhu stars in Tubelight.
short by Rini Sinha / 10:22 pm on 22 Jun
If you don’t like my govt, don’t use our roads: Andhra CM
short by Chhavi Tyagi / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said, "If you (voters in Andhra) don't like my government, don't take the pensions and don't use the roads." He also asked his party leaders to demand votes since the government was doing a lot for voters. Speaking against electoral corruption, Naidu urged voters not to fall for corrupt parties offering money.
short by Chhavi Tyagi / 11:15 pm on 22 Jun
FIR against GJM chief for murder, violence in Darjeeling
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Darjeeling Police has filed an FIR against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, his wife and other party members over the murder of three GJM workers and alleged involvement in the recent violence. A senior GJM leader said, "Why should we kill our own people?" while adding that they would file a counter case for violation of human rights.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 11:01 pm on 22 Jun
No ads of realty projects until registered with regulator
short by Mansha Mahajan / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
The government has said that no ongoing or future projects can be advertised by real estate developers without registering them first with the new regulator. This will be under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, which came into force in May. Developers are required to get ongoing and new projects registered with regulatory authorities within three months, ending July.
short by Mansha Mahajan / 09:17 pm on 22 Jun
US Senate Republicans release draft bill to repeal Obamacare
short by Ankush Verma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
US Senate Republicans on Thursday released a draft healthcare bill to repeal Obamacare. The bill makes deep revisions to the Affordable Care Act by cutting taxes, restructuring subsidies to insurance customers and pulling out of Medicaid expansion. It would also repeal an Obamacare rule requiring most Americans to have some form of health coverage or pay a fine.
short by Ankush Verma / 11:16 pm on 22 Jun
Don't have tapes of conversations with Comey: Donald Trump
short by Ankush Verma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
US President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted that he made no recordings or tapes of his conversations with the then FBI Director James Comey, ending months of speculation about whether such tapes exist. Notably, Comey had said he hoped there were recordings of his conversations with the President while testifying before a US Senate committee earlier this month.
short by Ankush Verma / 11:36 pm on 22 Jun
Altice raises $1.9 bn in biggest US telecom IPO in 17 years
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Billionaire Patrick Drahi's cable company Altice USA raised $1.9 billion (over ₹12,200 crore) in US telecom sector's biggest IPO in 17 years. It is also the second biggest IPO in the US this year following Snapchat parent Snap's $3.9 billion deal in March. Altice USA is the country's fourth largest cable operator and is now approximately valued at $22 billion.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 08:56 pm on 22 Jun
I look natural after cosmetic fillers removed: Courteney
short by Rini Sinha / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Actress Courteney Cox, known for her role as Monica Geller in 'Friends', said that she looks natural after getting her cosmetic fillers removed and added, "I feel better because I look like myself." She added that cosmetic treatments made her look fake. "I grew up thinking appearance was the most important thing," added Courteney.
short by Rini Sinha / 10:07 pm on 22 Jun
Over it, don't want negativity: Ranbir on break-up with Kat
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Actor Ranbir Kapoor, while talking about his break-up with Katrina Kaif, said, "Whatever I felt at that time, I'm over it. I don't want to bring that negativity back in my life." He added, "It's fine. We're actors. It's part of show business." Ranbir and Katrina reportedly started dating when they were shooting for a film together.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 11:34 pm on 22 Jun
TV actress Pankhuri Awasthy pens poem on rape victims
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Television actress Pankhuri Awasthy has tweeted a picture of her handwritten poem on rape victims. In the poem, she has mentioned recent news reports of how a woman was gang raped while her eight month old child was killed and about children being molested by teachers. Earlier, Pankhuri had talked about how she slapped a guy who touched her thigh.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 11:03 pm on 22 Jun
Pictures of SRK's character from Tubelight emerge online
short by Prashanti Moktan / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Pictures showing Shah Rukh Khan's character from the upcoming film Tubelight have emerged online. The pictures were posted by a fan club of Shah Rukh. In the cameo appearance by SRK in Tubelight, he reportedly plays the role of a magician, which was shown in the film's trailer as only a silhouette.
short by Prashanti Moktan / 10:09 pm on 22 Jun
Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal eliminated England in WC 1986
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Argentina's Diego Maradona scored the 'Hand of God' goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals on June 22. In the same game, he went past five English players on a 10-second 55-metre run to score what is widely regarded as the 'Goal of the Century'. Argentina won the match 2-1 and went on to win the World Cup.
short by Saloni Tandon / 11:34 pm on 22 Jun
Two jawans killed in J&K; infiltration bid foiled along LoC
short by Chhavi Tyagi / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Two Army jawans lost their lives on Thursday while another was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch while foiling an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC). The infiltration bid was reportedly supported by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT). Further, the jawans killed an armed intruder while another armed intruder was injured in the operation.
short by Chhavi Tyagi / 10:52 pm on 22 Jun
Govt plans to increase speed limit on highways, expressways
short by Chhavi Tyagi / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
The central government is planning to increase the speed limit on highways and expressways up to 120 kilometres per hour across India. Currently, all national highways in the country have a speed limit of 80 kilometres per hour, except the Yamuna Expressway that has a 100 kilometres per hour speed limit.
short by Chhavi Tyagi / 09:02 pm on 22 Jun
Player to miss full season because he is allergic to his kit
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
National Hockey League side Chicago Blackhawks' player Marian Hossa said that he will not be featuring for his side next season as he is allergic to his own hockey equipment. The condition resulted as a side effect of the medication Hossa used to treat a progressive skin condition he has been suffering for years.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:59 pm on 22 Jun
Malinga faces investigation for calling SL Minister 'monkey'
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Cricketer Lasith Malinga is facing an investigation by Sri Lanka's cricket board for comparing the country's sports minister to a monkey. The minister had criticised the Lankan team suggesting that the cricketers were too fat. Malinga responded to the criticism, saying, "[D]on't care about criticism from those who're simply warming chairs...What does a monkey know about a parrot's nesting hollow?"
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:31 pm on 22 Jun
SoftBank invests $100 mn in cybersecurity startup Cybereason
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Cybersecurity startup Cybereason has raised $100 million (over ₹645 crore) from Japan's SoftBank. The startup, founded by former operatives of Israel's "Unit 8200" military intelligence group, uses artificial intelligence to detect breaches of computer networks. The company, now valued at over $850 million (around ₹5500 crore), counts SoftBank, Lockheed Martin, and Spark Capital among its backers.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 09:27 pm on 22 Jun
US teachers being trained to carry guns in classrooms
short by Ankush Verma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Teachers in the US state of Colorado are being trained to carry guns in classrooms in order to protect children in the event of a school shooting. The training, which is carried out by off-duty police officers, has been created in the wake of the 2012 school massacre in Connecticut, in which 20 children and six staff members were killed.
short by Ankush Verma / 11:29 pm on 22 Jun
Congo to recall UN peacekeepers over sex abuse allegations
short by Nandini Sinha / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
The Republic of Congo will recall around 600 peacekeepers from the Central African Republic over sexual abuse allegations, the UN announced on Wednesday. Notably, 120 troops of the same contingent were sent back in 2016 over similar allegations. In a leaked memo, the peacekeepers' commander had remarked that "the battalion is no longer trustable because of lack of discipline".
short by Nandini Sinha / 10:28 pm on 22 Jun
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