Nifty closes above 10k for first time, equity markets at new peak (Roundup) (4 minutes ago)
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Boosted by positive global cues, along with expectations of healthy quarterly results and intense buying activities witnessed in metal, banking and automobile stocks, the Indian equity markets on Wednesday surged to a record high, with the benchmark index NSE Nifty50 closing firmly above the 10,000-point mark for the first time.
Freedom fighter K.E. Mammen dead (4 minutes ago)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) Gandhian and freedom fighter from Kerala K.E. Mammen passed away at a private hospital near here on Tuesday, the hospital said. He was 95.
Sonia, Rahul pay tribute Kargil martyrs (6 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday paid tributes to the soldiers who died in the Kargil war and said the nation is extremely proud of them and recognises the pain of their family members.
Playing a warrior really challenging: Soni Singh (TV Snippets) (With Images) (8 minutes ago)
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Soni Singh finds playing a warrior in the show "Aarambh" challenging and exciting.
Eating walnuts may boost gut health, cut cancer risk (10 minutes ago)
New York, July 26 (IANS) Consuming half a cup of walnut per day may help protect the digestive system by increasing the amount of probiotic bacteria in the gut and ward off risks of heart and brain disease as well as cancer, researchers say.
Too young in the industry to stick to a particular genre: Athiya Shetty (10 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) She is one film old in the industry and is excitedly waiting for her next release "Mubarakan" in which she will don a girl-next-door image once again. Actress Athiya Shetty, however, feels that her work demands versatility and that she is too young to stick to a particular genre.
Cambodia launches mobile app on Khmer Rouge history (12 minutes ago)
Bangkok, July 26 (IANS) A mobile application on the comprehensive history of the Khmer Rouge has been launched in Cambodia to ensure that Cambodian citizens, 70 per cent of whom are less than 30 years old, do not forget one of the darkest chapters in the country's history.
Layoffs in line with business decision: Vivo India (14 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Vivo India on Wednesday said that the layoffs at its manufacturing unit in Greater Noida are in line with the company's business decision.
Congress protests Goa Minister's 'lungi' remark against party leader (16 minutes ago)
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Goa on Wednesday protested against a state Minister for referring to an AICC official of south Indian origin for wearing a "lungi" in the morning and jeans in the evening.
AgustaWestland: Court extends custody of Dubai-based director (16 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to quiz the director of a Dubai-based company till July 29 in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case.
Uttar Pradesh RERA chairman to be appointed soon: Yogi (18 minutes ago)
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that selection of the chairman and other members of Uttar Pradesh RERA would be made soon.
1984 riots: Court directs to provide security to Abhishek Verma (20 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday directed Delhi Police to provide round-the- -clock security to arms dealer Abhishek Verma, who is a witness in the 1984 anti-Sikh protests and has to undergo a lie detector test.
Apple promised me 3 'big' manufacturing units in US: Trump (Lead) (22 minutes ago)
San Francisco, July 26 (IANS) Bullish on bringing manufacturing jobs back to the US since the day he became US President, Donald Trump now says that Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised him that the Cupertino-based tech giant will build three 'big' manufacturing plants in the US.
'Drive' to release on Holi 2018 (24 minutes ago)
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Jacqueline Fernandez's upcoming film "Drive" has been locked for release on March 2, next year, which happens to be Holi, the festival of colours.
Delhi government to start three-month Sanskrit course (24 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Delhiites will soon be able to learn Sanskrit at the 75 Sanskrit teaching centers the government has decided to open, it was announced on Wednesday.
Miley Cyrus finds musical inspiration from Liam Hemsworth (24 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus took to Instagram to pay tribute to her musical inspiration and fiancé Liam Hemsworth, saying she can only write songs about him.
Dhawan, Pujara tons take India to 399/3 at stumps vs Sri Lanka (26 minutes ago)
Galle, July 26 (IANS) Centuries from opener Shikhar Dhawan (190) and one-down Cheteshwar Pujara (144 not out) helped India reach 399/3 at stumps on the opening day of the first of the three-Test series against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium here on Wednesday.
It's for BCCI to decide on women's IPL: Mithali (28 minutes ago)
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Indian women's cricket skipper Mithali Raj, who recently led the eves to the final of the ICC Women's World Cup in England, on Wednesday supported an Indian Premier League (IPL)-styled T20 tournament for the women but left it for the BCCI to decide.
NGT's jolt to Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi water issue (17:30)
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) In a major jolt to the Chhattisgarh government over Mahanadi water sharing dispute with Odisha, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed it to stop work on 31 projects on the river.
Kate Hudson cuts hair short for film (17:24)
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson has cut her hair short and now sports a new buzz cut for new movie "Sister".
Playing football outside Kolkata will be challenging, says Kotal (17:22)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After having played for Kolkata-based football clubs in the Indian Super League (ISL) and the I-League, Delhi Dynamos' new full-back Pritam Kotal on Wednesday confessed it will be challenging for him to play outside the eastern metropolis.
London-based DJ Kasra to tour India in August (With Images) (17:22)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) London-based DJ and drum and bass label Critical Sound founder Kasra Mowlavi will play in Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Pune next month.
Rs 2,000 cr credit guarantee scheme for startups under process (17:20)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The government is in the process of formulating a Rs 2,000 crore credit guarantee scheme to enable startups to raise loans without any collateral, parliament was told on Wednesday.
Opposition walks out of Rajya Sabha over Minister's reply (17:20)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The entire Opposition walked out of the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's reply on the discussion on the agrarian crisis and farmers' suicide in the country, saying they were not satisfied.
Congress legislator in Kerala denied bail (17:18)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) A trial court here on Wednesday denied bail to Congress legislator M. Vincent, arrested on charges of sexually harassing and stalking a 51-year-old woman in Kerala.