CBI questioning enters 4th day in Rotomac case (2 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday continued questioning Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul in connection with the Rs 3,695 crore loan default case.
Opposition parties should field common candidates against NDA: Salman Khurshid (IANS Interview) (4 minutes ago)
By Prashant Sood
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Opposition parties should strive to field a common candidate against the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in each constituency in the next Lok Sabha polls and alliance talks among them should start early to allow workers to align themselves, according to senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid.
PNB fraud: ED seizes luxury cars, more assets of Modi, Choksi (6 minutes ago)
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said it has seized nine high-end luxury cars belonging to Nirav Modi besides crores of assets in connection with its ongoing probe into the Rs 11,300 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case.
Parrikar arrives in Goa, might table budget (8 minutes ago)
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar arrived here on Thursday after he was discharged from Mumbai's Lilavati hospital where he was hospitalised since February 15 for a pancreas-related ailment.
Ariana Grande pulls out of Brit Awards (26 minutes ago)
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande pulled out of 2018 Brit Awards at the last moment leaving organisers frantic.
Carbon monoxide can make some antibiotics more effective (26 minutes ago)
New York, Feb 22 (IANS) Carbon monoxide can improve the effectiveness of antibiotics that fight stomach infections, says a study that could open up novel ways to fight antibiotic resistance.
Now add friends in live chats on Facebook Messenger (26 minutes ago)
San Francisco, Feb 22 (IANS) Facebook has rolled out a new feature in both iOS and Android apps that can allow users to add more friends and family members to a live audio and video chats in Messenger.
Kendrick Lamar, SZA sued over 'All the stars' video (26 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (IANS) Musicians Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and Top Dawg Entertainment have been sued by British-Liberian artiste Lina Viktor for what she sees as clear plagiarism of her work in the video of the track "All the stars". The song is a part of the album for the blockbuster film "Black Panther".
Businessman shot dead in Guwahati (11:50)
Guwahati, Feb 22 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead by unidentified assailants here, police said on Thursday.
Dassault Systèmes extends global education initiative to India (11:42)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) With an aim to help transform education and research in India, 3D Experience major Dassault Systemes on Thursday extended its global initiative "La Fondation Dassault Systemes" to the country.
Fire at Innovative Film City near Bengaluru (11:42)
Bengaluru, Feb 22 (IANS) A major fire broke out on Thursday at the Innovative Film City in Bidadi, about 40 km from here, which gutted the sets of reality show "Bigg Boss Kannada" and melted down a wax museum, police said.
India, Pakistan trade heavy fire on LoC (11:42)
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector on Thursday, the Defence Ministry said.
Where's the money for Grenfell? Stormzy asks British PM (11:38)
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Double Brit Award winner rapper Stormzy used his performance at the 2018 gala to take a swipe at British Prime Minister Theresa May over the Grenfell tragedy that left 71 dead and hundreds homeless last year.
Microsoft Surface Pro now available in India (11:36)
San Francisco, Feb 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Thursday announced its Surface Pro notebook and accessories are available in India. Surface Pro features a high-resolution 12.3-inch "PixelSense" touch display that supports the new Surface Pen 4.
The publisher as the writer of a novel for himself (Book Feature) (11:34)
By Saket Suman
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) When Ashok Chopra set off on a career in publishing, it was a totally different world -- but along the way, as he was climbing up the ladder and making a mark in the publishing space, the industry itself was undergoing massive transformation. More than four decades later, he is a publisher-par-excellence, revered and held in high esteem, but how does such a publisher fit into the shoes of a novelist?
Indian smartphone vendors suffer as Chinese players gobble up share (Tech Trend) (11:30)
By Nishant Arora
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Aiming to help domestic smartphone manufacturers recover lost ground, the government has taken several measures in the recent past, like easing norms for local manufacturing and hiking customs duty on mobile phones.
Keep using app, it will get better: Snapchat to critics (11:30)
San Francisco, Feb 22 (IANS) Showing no intention of rolling back the design overhaul that attracted the ire of more than six lakh users, Snapchat has asked them to keep using the updated app till they get used to new features.
Amateur astronomer snaps exploding star's rare first light (11:26)
New York, Feb 22 (IANS) Images captured by an amateur astronomer in Argentina has helped scientists obtain their first view of the initial burst of light from the explosion of a massive star.
NRA rejects raising minimum age to buy rifles (11:24)
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) The US' National Rifle Association (NRA) has rejected ideas to raise the minimum age for purchasing rifles, the media reported.
Stormzy, Dua Lipa shine at Brit awards (11:04)
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Artistes Dua Lipa and Stormzy, took away two prizes each at the Brit awards, which were held here at the O2 Arena.
Didn't expect this response for 'Secret Superstar' in China: Kiran (11:02)
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Riding high on the success of her film "Secret Superstar", producer Kiran Rao says that she never expected the amazing love and support for the film that it received in China.
Twitter crackdown on mass tweeting to fight bots (11:02)
San Francisco, Feb 22 (IANS) In yet another attempt to fight spam on its platform, Twitter has announced a new set of guidelines that will prohibit bots from posting mass tweets as well as prevent automated tweets.
It's all about location, says Hong Kong as it woos Indian IT firms, airlines (11:02)
By Aroonim Bhuyan
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is actively wooing Indian investors -- especially software firms and airlines -- pitching itself as the gateway to the markets of mainland China, northeast and southeast Asia.
Misty Thursday morning in Delhi (10:58)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) It was a misty morning here on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 14 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.
White roses show 'Times Up' at Brit Awards (10:52)
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Most artistes at the 2018 Brit Awards carried or pinned white roses in a show of solidarity with the "Time's Up" and "Me Too" movements, but singer Paloma Faith was upset that not many men adorned the flower.