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(Image: Facebook)The ultimate show man of India's prime news section, Arnab Goswami, may have gone a tad too far this time.In a Tuesday night debate on Kargil Vijay Diwas, Arnab celebrated martyrs and their sacrifices, but rebuked 'anti-Indians', especially those in the media, and called for action against pro-Pakistan journalists.Several journalists including his former colleague, Barkha Dutt, took ...
New Delhi: Harish Dulani, the only witness to the Salman Khan poaching case, on Wednesday said that he is scared to give a statement in the Rajasthan High Court as he has been receiving death threats.Dulani, the driver of the jeep used by Khan during hunting of endangered Chinka in 1998, told the media that he was forced to move out of Jodhpur because he was constantly receiving threats."Please ensure ...
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Reacting to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's claim on Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could even get him (Kejriwal) murdered, the BJP said it is not surprised as Kejriwal is used to levelling such accusations. "Kejriwal is evidently high-strung. It shouldn't come as a surprise because he is used to levelling accusations and allegations," Bharatiya Janata ...
Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu)/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The search for the missing Indian Air Force's (IAF) AN-32 transport aircraft, that went missing on July 22 with 29 people on board from over Bay of Bengal, entered its sixth day on Wednesday with no confirmed signs of it, said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Speaking to the media in Rameswaram, Parrikar said some objects have been found in the ...
The Congress on Wednesday formed a five-member committee to examine the ongoing bills and debates in the Parliament on specific issuesThe five-member committee includes Congress leaders Anand Sharma, Jairam Ramesh, KV Thomas, Rajiv Satav and P Chidambaram.According to sources, all members are to discuss their final decision with party chief Sonia Gandhi and party vice- president Rahul Gandhi, while ...
A remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) of the Indian Navy on a routine training mission from Naval Air Station, INS Garuda ditched at sea nine miles from Kochi today.A Board of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident.The aircraft had got airborne 6:35 pm but developed critical engine malfunction and a controlled ditching was undertaken at sea.Other IN and ICG Aircraft flying in the vicinity ...
By Leika Kihara and Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's prime minister unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package on Wednesday to reflate the world's third-largest economy, adding pressure on the central bank to match the measures with monetary stimulus later this week. The earlier-than-expected announcement to boost the flagging economy sent Japanese and other Asian stock ...
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) The Nepal government on Wednesday decided to allocate 750 million Nepalese rupees (approx. Rs 468.73 mn) to address the current havoc created by floods and landslides across the country. The meeting of the Home Ministry officials held at the National Emergency Operation Centre decided the budget for immediate rescue, relief and rehabilitation of the victims, Xinhua news ...
It is quite difficult to believe, but the flamboyant Navjot Singh Sidhu had a quiet slow and sedate start to his cricketing career. A famous article was written about him after a really bad Test debut with the West Indies in 1983. It called him a “Strokeless wonder”. Sidhu was in the wilderness for a good four years and when he made his debut in ODIs in 1987, he grabbed it with both hands, ...

Salman Khan's good week

2016-07-26 15:41:40

Salman Khan is having a good week indeed. Not only is his movie Sultan a hit, with box office collections reaching Rs.550 crores, he has now been acquitted by the Rajasthan High Court in two cases of poaching endangered animals which could have landed him in jail. According to this First Post article, the Jodhpur Bench of the Rajasthan High Court has been hearing the case since November last year. Two ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd won U.S. antitrust approval to purchase Allergan Plc's generics business, after agreeing to divest 79 generic drugs to rival firms, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The $40.5 billion deal, which was announced in July 2015, solidifies Teva's position as the world's No. 1 maker of generics while freeing Allergan to focus on ...
By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - The yen eased against the dollar on Wednesday after Japan unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package, while U.S. equity markets mostly declined following the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged. The Fed said at the end of a two-day meeting of its policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee that near-term risks to the ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd won U.S. antitrust approval to purchase Allergan Plc's generics business, after agreeing to divest 79 generic drugs to rival firms, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The $40.5 billion deal, which was announced in July 2015, solidifies Teva's position as the world's No. 1 maker of generics while freeing Allergan to focus on ...
JAKARTA, July 27 (Reuters) - Indonesia will execute 14 drug convicts including at least four foreigners this weekend, the attorney general said on Wednesday. Those executed will include nationals of Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Pakistan and India, H. Muhammad Prasetyo told reporters at the state palace. He did not say which day on the weekend. (Reporting by the Jakarta bureau; Writing by Eveline Danubrata; Editing ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
The literacy rate among Muslims showed the largest increase of 9.4 percentage points, from 59.1% in 2001 to 68.5% in 2011, among India's minorities, according to data presented in the Lok Sabha (lower house of Parliament) on July 21, 2016. Muslims are followed by Buddhists (8.6 percentage points), Sikhs (6 percentage points), Christians (4.2 percentage points) and Jains (0.8 percentage points). Hindus-the ...
As new education minister Prakash Javadekar takes charge of a ministry that appeared to impede the Prime Minister’s desire to see world-class Indian universities, step one could be to get his ministry’s first-ever national ranking in order. The Ministry of Human Resource Development’s maiden ranking exercise for Indian universities, India Rankings 2016—a guide for students—lacks three key ...

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