Jitu takes silver in 10m Air Pistol; Heena fifth in 25m at World Cup (26 minutes ago)
Baku (Azerbaijan) June 25 (IANS) Rio-bound Jitu Rai settled for the silver in the 10-metre Air Pistol after edging past three-time Olympic champion Jongoh Jin of Korea at the ISSF shooting World Cup here on Saturday.
Men more eager to have condomless sex with pretty women (15:34)
London, June 25 (IANS) Men are more willing to resort to unprotected sex when they find their partners hot, reveals a new scientific survey.
Iran says ties with Britain remain consistent after Brexit (15:18)
Tehran, June 25 (IANS) Relations between Iran and Britain will not change after the latter voted to leave the European Union, Iran's Foreign Ministry has said.
BSP's Gaya Charan Dinkar is new Leader of Opposition in UP assembly (15:18)
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators on Saturday unanimously elected Gaya Charan Dinkar as the new Leader of Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh assembly.
US launches strikes against Taliban (15:14)
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) The US military in Afghanistan has launched strikes against the Taliban militants after US President Barack Obama's new order earlier this month.
'Brexit big blow to British science' (15:14)
London, June 25 (IANS) Senior British scientists have expressed dismay at the nation’s decision to exit the European Union (EU), which provides them nearly $! million a year for research.
Mehbooba wins Anantnag, popularity test for PDP-BJP government (Roundup) (15:14)
Anantnag, June 25 (IANS) Making mincemeat of her electoral rivals, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday won the Anantnag assembly by-poll by a margin of over 12,000 votes -- in what is seen as a first popularity test of the over year-old PDP-BJP government in the state.
Jharkhand creates 1 lakh water bodies under MGNREGA in 60 days (15:10)
Ranchi, June 25 (IANS) Jharkhand used the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) to create one lakh small water bodies to conserve water and irrigate fields in a period of just 60 days, said an official on Saturday.
Vijayan keeping media away, says Congress (15:04)
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is following in the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by keeping the media away, state Congress president V.M. Sudheeran said on Saturday.
Sydney Thunder terms reports of signing Harmanpreet 'premature' (15:04)
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Reigning women's Big Bash League (WBBL) champions Sydney Thunder on Saturday clarified that the franchise is interested in roping in Indian all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur, denying reports of her being already signed.
44 killed in Afghan clashes (15:04)
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed as clashes flared up between security forces and militants in Afghanistan's Nangarhar and Badakhshan provinces, officials said.
Warning to be flashed on TV before Adele's performance (15:04)
London, June 25 (IANS) A warning will be flashed on TV before singer Adele takes to the stage for her headlining act at a concert in Glastonbury here on Saturday night over apprehensions that she may use x-rated language.
NASA to drive Curiosity to potential water sites on Mars (15:04)
New York, June 25 (IANS) The US space agency is planning to drive the Curiosity Rover towards water sites on the Martian surface to further investigate the long, seasonally changing dark streaks briny water in the hope of finding evidence of life.
Lady or the Trump: Who takes the 'Taj'? (Washington Diary) (15:04)
By Arun Kumar
Washington, June 25 (IANS) She called him "most dangerous" and he dubbed her a "world class liar" and "most corrupt" as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump joined the battle of the most unpopular candidates ever sending fact-checkers scrambling for truth.
Hopefully Hollywood will be my next destination: Alia Bhatt (14:52)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Starting her journey in showbiz with “Student of the Year” in 2012, Alia Bhatt has come a long way with hit films like “Highway”, "2 States" and her recent release “Udta Punjab”. The actress says she wants to work around the globe and hopes “Hollywood” turns out to be her next destination.
Scottish cabinet meets to discuss response to 'Leave' vote (14:52)
Edinburgh, June 25 (IANS) First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is holding a cabinet meeting on Saturday to discuss the Scottish government's response to Britain's vote to leave the European Union (EU).
Mohaniya's arrest exposed anti-women character of AAP leaders: BJP (14:52)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday alleged that the arrest of AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya for allegedly attacking locals has exposed the "anti-women character" of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders.
Copa America: Messi receives many birthday wishes (14:42)
Buenos Aires, June 25 (IANS) Social networks have become the main way for thousands of soccer fans to congratulate Argentine star Lionel Messi on his 29th birthday.
Protesters, security forces clash in Srinagar (14:38)
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Clashes broke out on Saturday between the security forces and protesters in Srinagar when a protest march led by Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was taken out.
'R.D. Burman a futuristic genius who knew pulse of masses' (June 27 is R.D. Burman's 77th birth anniversary) (14:38)
By Ankit Sinha
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Over two decades have passed since the charismatic music director R.D. Burman ascended from the realm of the mortals to heavens, but his legacy continues to live on.
Muguruza prefers thinking about Wimbledon glory than being No.1 (14:38)
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Reigning French Open champion Garbiñe Muguruza said on Saturday she is not obsessed with being World No.1 and prefers to think about winning matches at the Wimbledon tennis championships that begin on Monday.
'Bajirao Mastani' sweeps technical awards at IIFA gala (14:30)
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical love saga “Bajirao Mastani” has kept its golden run going at IIFA too. The period drama scooped the maximum awards in technical categories at the ongoing International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) gala here.
Swamy will dent Modi's image, spook foreign investors (Column: Political Circus) (14:26)
By Amulya Ganguli
Narendra Modi's Alpha-male image of a domineering individual, a la Barabara Cartland's romantic fiction, has been severely dented by the antics of Subramanian Swamy, a seemingly out-of-control saffron gadfly.
Emergency like situation in Delhi, says Kejriwal after MLA detained (14:24)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday directly took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has declared an "emergency like situation" in the national capital after the Delhi Police detained an AAP MLA.
Nicolas Cage splits from wife Alice Kim (14:18)
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Actor Nicolas Cage and wife Alice Klum have sepearted after 11 years of marriage.