Bundelkhand could become another Rajasthan desert: Rajendra Singh (2 minutes ago)
Chhatarpur, May 30 (IANS) The drought-affected Bundelkhand region is well on its way to becoming another Rajasthan desert if drought and silting of arable land is not arrested soon, 'Waterman' Rajendra Singh has said.
Bahrain's opposition leader sentenced to 9 years in jail (8 minutes ago)
Manama, May 30 (IANS) A Bahrainian appeals court on Monday sentenced the country's top opposition leader Shaikh Ali Salman to nine years in prison.
Nine killed in Baghdad bomb attack (11 minutes ago)
Baghdad, May 30 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 30 others injured in two bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Monday, a police source said.
Cabbie assaulted by Africans in Delhi (14 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) An Ola cab driver was allegedly assaulted on Monday morning by several African nationals after he refused to allow more than four persons in his cab, police said.
Everyone will relate to 'Bade Bhaiya...': Ushma Rathod (19 minutes ago)
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Actress Ushma Rathod says her new TV show "Bade Bhaiya Ki Dulhania", a family drama, has a creative concept and that everyone will relate to it.
Russia's men win gold at European Gymnastics meet (23 minutes ago)
Bern (Switzerland), May 30 (IANS) Russia’s men won the team final at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
Demi Lovato mourns great-grandmother's death (24 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato is mourning the death of her great-grandmother.
Women more addicted to smartphones than men: Study (25 minutes ago)
Seoul, May 30 (IANS) Women are using smartphones for four hours a day or longer and are more prone to succumb to smartphone addiction than men, the first-ever academic study on this topic has revealed.
Killed Congolese national's kin arrive in Delhi (25 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The family members of a Congolese national who was beaten to death over a minor dispute earlier this month arrived in the Indian capital on Monday, and were met by a senior official of the external affairs ministry at the airport.
Kim, Kanye cradle Chrissy Teigen, John Legend's daughter (13:42)
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West cradled model Chrissy Teigen and musician John Legend's month-old daughter Luna during an outing.
Janice Dickinson scares with skinny look (13:34)
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Former supermodel Janice Dickinson, who is suffering from breast cancer, looked skinnier than ever when she stepped out for a shopping trip with fiance Robert “Rocky” Gerner.
Jesse Eisenberg will star in 'Justice League' (13:34)
London, May 30 (IANS) Actor Jesse Eisenberg, who played Lex Luthor in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, has confirmed that he will reprise his role in the next DC Comics movie “Justice League”.
African nationals stage protest against growing attacks (13:32)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Several African students on Monday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar here against increasing attacks on them and demanded that the Indian government act swiftly to stop such incidents.
Rio readies largest ever Olympic village (13:32)
Rio de Janeiro, May 30 (IANS) It is called the a village but a city might be a more fitting name. Almost 18,000 athletes and officials will call Rio de Janeiro's Olympic village home during the mega event in August and the Paralympic Games in September.
Ganso fires Sao Paulo to victory over Palmeiras (13:32)
Rio de Janeiro, May 30 (IANS) A first-half header from Paulo Henrique Ganso was enough to give Sao Paulo a 1-0 home victory over local rivals Palmeiras in Brazil's Serie A football championship.
John Carney criticises Keira Knightley's acting skills (13:32)
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Director John Carney has criticised actress Keira Knightley's work in 2013 film "Begin Again". He says he wouldn’t like to work with her again.
Will enlarged pictorial warnings reduce tobacco consumption? (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day) (13:24)
By Saptarshi Mallik
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Enlarged pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, showing frightening effects of tobacco consumption on health, may be a welcome step towards educating people about the perils of smoking, but this is still not enough to reduce the consumption rate among the majority of habitual smokers, say stakeholders and experts.
Mexican footballer kidnapped in home town (13:24)
Nuevo Laredo (Mexico), May 30 (IANS) Greek football club Olympiakos striker Alan Pulido has been kidnapped in Mexico, local law enforcement officials have said.
Microsoft seeks to empower every Indian: Satya Nadella (13:24)
May 30, New Delhi (IANS) Microsoft's focus on India is to empower every citizen and organisation so that they can perform better than their potential and achieve more fopr themselves and the country, the US giant's chief executive Satya Nadella said here on Monday.
ASUS's new graphic card cuts power consumption by 50 percent (13:22)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Taiwan-based computer hardware company ASUS and Republic of Gamers (ROG) have launched a virtual reality (VR) ready gaming graphics card that is environmentally friendly and reduces power consumption by up to 50 percent.
SC rejects plea to cancel Pratyusha's boyfriend's bail (13:22)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme court on Monday declined a plea by the mother of late actress Pratyusha Banerjee seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail of Rahul Raj Singh, accused of abetment to suicide of the "Balika Vadhu" star.
Search for Japanese boy abandoned in forest continues (13:22)
Tokyo, May 30 (IANS) Japanese police on Monday continued the search for a seven-year-old boy missing since Saturday in a forested, mountainousremote area of Hokkaido, after being abandoned there as punishment by his parents.
Pandemonium in J&K assembly during budget speech (13:22)
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Pandemonium rocked the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Monday as opposition members disrupted state finance minister Haseeb Drabu's budget speech.
Vice Admiral Girish Luthra takes charge of Western Naval Command (With Images) (13:18)
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Vice-Admiral Girish Luthra took over as the new Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Naval Command from Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba at a ceremonial parade here on Monday.
Sharad Yadav, Jethmalani, Misa Bharti file papers for RS polls (13:18)
Patna, May 30 (IANS) JD-U leader Sharad Yadav, eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani, RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti and Nitish Kumar aide R.C.P. Singh on Monday filed their nominations for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar.