'Padmavati' controversy 'super emergency': Mamata (1 minute ago)
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday condemned the ongoing controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama "Padmavati", labelling it as "unfortunate" and a "calculated plan" to destroy freedom of expression.
Selena Gomez accused of lip syncing at AMAs (3 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez has been slammed for allegedly lip-syncing at her gig at the American Music Awards (AMA) 2017. This was her first performance since undergoing a life-saving kidney transplant.
One-fifth of cancer survivors suffer from PTSD: Study (5 minutes ago)
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Nearly one-fifth of patients with cancer experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), finds a study highlighting the need for early identification, careful monitoring and treatment of PTSD in cancer survivors.
Food truck fest in Delhi gets new dates (With Images) (9 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The second edition of the Delhi Food Truck Festival (DFTF), which was pushed due to air pollution engulfing the national capital, will now take place from November 25-26.
Ashes: Hazlewood is the best pacer in the world, claims Lyon (11 minutes ago)
Brisbane, Nov 20 (IANS) Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has rated his teammate Josh Hazlewood as the best fast bowler in Test cricket today as he expects the Kangaroos to crack the Englishmen up in the upcoming five-match Ashes Test rubber, starting November 23.
AIFF vice-president, Bhutia mourn Dasmunsi's death (19 minutes ago)
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) senior vice-president Subrata Dutta and former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia mourned the demise of ex-president Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi on Monday, saying he changed the face of Indian football during his time at the helm.
Will Smith to visit India next month (19 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Will Smith, along with co-stars Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace and director David Ayer, will be flying to Mumbai next month as part of a world tour to promote his latest Netflix film "Bright".
Iraqi court annuls Kurdish independence referendum (19 minutes ago)
Baghdad, Nov 20 (IANS) The Iraqi federal court on Monday invalidated the independence referendum of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan and the disputed areas.
Kenya SC confirms President's election victory (19 minutes ago)
Nairobi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Kenya on Monday upheld the results of a presidential re-run held in October, which incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta won and which the opposition boycotted.
Sampdoria stun Juventus 3-2 in Serie A action (21 minutes ago)
Genoa (Italy), Nov 20 (IANS) Sampdoria shocked Serie A defending champions Juventus 3-2 in the 13th round of the Italian First Division football action here.
Former Union Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi dead (Lead) (23 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who was in coma since 2008, died on Monday at Apollo Hospital here, doctors said. He was 72.
Man touches air hostess' feet to apologise for misbehaviour (25 minutes ago)
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) A man had to touch the feet of an air hostess at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here to apologise for misbehaving with her, authorities said on Monday.
Valencia defeat Espanyol 2-0 in La Liga action (27 minutes ago)
Barcelona, Nov 20 (IANS) Valencia rose to the second spot in the Spanish La Liga football league after beating Espanyol 2-0 in the 12th round of action here.
Mugabe faces looming resignation deadline (27 minutes ago)
Harare, Nov 20 (IANS) Zimbabwe's embattled President Robert Mugabe, who was stripped of the ruling party's leadership a day earlier, is facing a deadline to resign after a surprise speech in which he refused to quit.
Bremen reap first win, Schalke move to second spot in German Bundesliga (29 minutes ago)
Berlin, Nov 20 (IANS) Werder Bremen reaped their first victory of the German football season as Max Kruse provided a hat-trick to beat Hannover 4-0 while Schalke extended their unbeaten run to six games after beating Hamburg 2-0 at the close of the 12th round in the Bundesliga.
Dimitrov wins first Masters tourney for Bulgaria (14:22)
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov won the most important tennis tourney of his career after defeating Belgium's David Goffin 7-5, 4-6 and 6-3 to win the Nitto ATP Final at London's O2 Arena.
'Padmavati' won't release in MP, says CM (14:20)
Bhopal, Nov 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama "Padmavati", which is mired in controversy, will not be released in Madhya Pradesh for "distorting facts", Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced on Monday.
J&K youth gives up weapons, returns home (14:06)
Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said that another youth who had joined the militant ranks, gave up weapons and has returned to his family.
20 killed in Pakistan road accident (14:04)
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Twenty persons were killed and two injured on Monday in a road accident in Pakistan's Sindh province, police said.
India set 231-run target for Sri Lanka (14:02)
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli led from the front with an unbeaten 104 as India set a target of 231 for Sri Lanka to win the opening Test on the final day at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.
Australia cancels final parliamentary sitting week (14:00)
Canberra, Nov 20 (IANS) The Australian government on Monday cancelled the penultimate parliamentary sitting week of 2017 that was scheduled for November 27, officials said.
Development should remain focus in Gujarat, BJP will try to digress: Rahul (14:00)
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked party workers to remain focused on development for the Gujarat elections, and warned that the BJP would try to divert attention from the issue.
Cash-for-jobs scam accused Assam officer surrenders (13:58)
Guwahati, Nov 20 (IANS) An Assam Civil Service (ACS) officer who was allegedly involved in a cash-for-jobs scam, surrendered to the police on Monday.
7 natural ways to treat cracked heels (13:56)
By Hariprasad V.R.
In today's fast-paced lifestyle, most of us are on our feet all day, making them prone to skin problems. Direct exposure to dirt and the absence of oil glands make the skin in the foot area much drier than any other part of our body. Dropping temperature in winter adds to the problem, causing flaking of skin. It can also lead to cracked heels that cause pain and discomfort.
Narrow escape for PSV at PEC Zwolle in Dutch league (13:54)
The Hague, Nov 20 (IANS) Dutch football league leaders PSV booked a late 1-0 win at PEC Zwolle to keep their comfortable lead after twelve rounds of the season.