Calvin Harris, Taylor Swift friends again (1 minute ago)
Sep 30 (IANS) Scottish DJ Calvin Harris and singer Taylor Swift have put their differences behind them are are friends again.
US issues Zika special travel considerations for 11 Southeast Asian countries (5 minutes ago)
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The US government on Thursday issued Zika virus-related special travel considerations for Southeast Asia, recommending pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel to 11 countries in this region.
200 prisoners escape from Brazilian jail (05:54)
Rio De Janeiro, Sep 30 (IANS) Nearly 200 prisoners staged a breakout from a Brazilian prison on Thursday after staging a riot and destroying a fence.
I'm looking for friends: Iggy Azalea (05:22)
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Rapper Iggy Azalea is determined to win "The X Factor" and hopes to find friends among the contestants.
Five militants killed in Algeria (04:58)
Algiers, Sep 30 (IANS) Algerian counterterrorism forces on Thursday killed five armed militants in Tazoult of Batna province, 480 km southeast Algiers.
Scherzinger finds Cowell's son more clever than her (04:16)
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger thinks music mogul Simon Cowell's two-year-old son Eric is more intelligent than her.
Typhoon Megi wreaks havoc in Zhejiang (03:58)
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Typhoon Megi has wreaked havoc in east China's Zhejiang Province, causing deaths and huge economic losses.
Karan Johar announces Female Filmmaker Award at Mami Film Festival (03:18)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Karan Johar on Thursday at a press conference of 18th MAMI film festival announced an award for female filmmakers to encourage more gender equality in Indian cinema.
My 20s were horrible: Britney Spears (02:42)
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears says she went through rough situations when she was in her 20s.
Kangna Ranaut unveils the trophy at Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival (02:22)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut unveiled the trophy at the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival along with the Board of Trustees -- Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Rohan Sippy, Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Manish Mundra, Vishal Bhardwaj and Dibakar Banerjee with Star Co-chairperson, Kiran Rao and Festival Director Anupama Chopra.
RSS congratulates Indian Army for successful surgical strike (01:54)
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) on Thursday hailed the Indian Army for conducting surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control, inflicting massive casualties and said that the entire country is in support of the government.
Ariel Winter slams sexism against women in industry (01:36)
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Ariel Winter has been at the centre of numerous controversies involving her wardrobe, but she says it is unfortunately something that happens in Hollywood when you're a woman.
NHRC should apologise, withdraw report on Kairana: Activists (01:28)
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) should apologise and withdraw its report on Kairana that is based on communally charged assumptions, activists have said.
It's hard to be objective right now: Kangana Ranaut (Lead, correcting para 2) (00:54)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Expressing her views on banning Pakistani actors in Bollywood, actress Kangana Ranaut has said that seeing the disturbed situation where Indian soldiers have lost their lives, it is hard to remain unbiased.
UEFA punishes Legia for Real Madrid tie (00:28)
Geneva, Sep 30 (IANS) Legia Warsaw must play Real Madrid in an empty stadium as punishment for fan violence and racist behaviour at a Champions League match.
Sonowal announces 20 % bonus for workers in state-run tea gardens (00:03)
Guwahati, Sep 30 (IANS) The Assam government has announced 20 per cent bonus to tea garden workers as a gift for the forthcoming Durga Puja festival.
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Modi should give Jinnah House to Jinnah's daughter: Swamy (23:58)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday suggested that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should hand over Jinnah House in Mumbai to the only daughter of founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Jayalalithaa advised few days stay in hospital (23:38)
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has been advised few days stay in the hospital for recuperative treatment, said a medical bulletin on Thursday.
Former army chief lauds surgical strikes, cautions about Pakistan response (23:36)
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Lauding the Army and Air Force personnel for launching "surgical strikes" on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control, former army chief General Shankar Roychowdhury on Thursday said it was a "huge setback" for Pakistan.
Political parties in UP support cross-border surgical strikes (23:30)
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Political parties in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday extended their support to the surgical strikes by the Indian Army on terrorist launchpads in Pakistani-administered Kashmir.
UN military observers in touch with India, Pakistan on 'ceasefire violations' (23:26) (With Images)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, Sep 29 (IANS) UN military observers are in contact with India and Pakistan over "ceasefire violations" across the Line of Control in Kashmir and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has "great concern" over the rising tension, his spokesperson said on Thursday.
Soldier inadvertently crossed LoC, report of soldiers killed false: Army (Lead) (23:22)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Army on Thursday said that one of its soldiers from 37 Rashtriya Rifles with weapon had inadvertently crossed over to the other side of Line of Control and termed as "completely false and baseless" reports in Pakistani media that eight of its soldiers had been killed.
IMPPA to pass resolution banning Pakistani artistes in India (23:08)
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association (IMPPA) on Thursday decided to ban Pakistani artistes and technicians from working in India till ongoing bilateral tensions die down, a spokesperson said.
Revolt in JD-U against Nitish Kumar (23:02)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A revolt seems to be brewing in the Janata Dal-United with several of its state units opposing re-election of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as its national president and demanding proper organisational polls for election of the next party president, informed sources said.
Railways introduces 33 per cent sub-quota for women in catering units (22:54)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Thursday introduced a sub-quota of 33 per cent for women in allotment of each of the reserved catering units and also launched a new 'Train at a Glance' and time table effective from October 1.