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Delhi HC trashes plea to bar MPs, MLAs f...

Delhi HC trashes plea to bar MPs, MLAs from campaigning

New Delhi, July 5   The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea that sought a ban on central and state lawmakers from participating in election campaigns. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar dismissed the plea by saying it did not complain of... read more »

Lalu Prasad is Robert Vadra of Bihar: BJ...

Lalu Prasad is Robert Vadra of Bihar: BJP (Lead)

New Delhi, July 5   Attacking RJD chief Lalu Prasad over his alleged ‘benami’ (proxy) land deals, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday called him the “Robert Vadra of Bihar” and questioned Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s silence over the... read more »

Eight foot python rescued from IAF plane

Eight foot python rescued from IAF plane

Agra, July 5   An eight foot long python, trapped in the undercarriage bay of an Indian Air Force An-32 transport aircraft here, was rescued on Wednesday. A Wildlife SOS team conducted a nearly five-hour operation to secure the safe rescue of the constrictor. A member said: “We waited... read more »

Jennifer Lopez releases new song

Jennifer Lopez releases new song

New York, July 5   American singer and actress Jennifer Lopez has officially released her new single “Ni tú ni yo” featuring Gente de Zona. The singer released the song on Monday as she performed it at a gig here, reports billboard.com. “Ni tú ni yo” is set to appear on... read more »

Microsoft teams in India, US embedding A...

Microsoft teams in India, US embedding AI into tiny devices

San Francisco, July 5   A team of 30 researchers at Microsoft labs in Redmond and Benguluru are busy developing a new class of machine-learning software and tools to embed artificial intelligence (AI) onto bread-crumb size computer processors. The project is part of a paradigm shift within the... read more »

Javadekar calls for cooperation in educa...

Javadekar calls for cooperation in education at BRICS meet

Beijing/New Delhi, July 5   Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, taking part in the BRICS Education Ministers’ meeting in Beijing on Wednesday, said increased cooperation in education was the need of the hour. Javadekar said that education empowers everyone and has a... read more »

Priyanka Chopra may co-own franchise in ...

Priyanka Chopra may co-own franchise in Super Boxing League

New Delhi, July 5   Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who famously played boxing champion MC Mary Kom in a biopic, is likely to join the Super Boxing League (SBL) as the co-owner of the North East franchise, informed sources have said. “Talks are at the final stage and we are very keen on... read more »

I want to play an Indian Spider-Man: Tom...

I want to play an Indian Spider-Man: Tom Holland

New Delhi, July 5   Tom Holland got the lyrics of Hindi song “Eespiderman, eespiderman, tune churaya mere dil ka chain” right, and wouldnt mind playing the role of the superhero in an Indian film. But the English actor says he would like to see an Indian actor in the ‘desi version of... read more »

Indian equities close inches higher on g...

Indian equities close inches higher on global cues, healthy macro-data (Rou...

Mumbai, July 5   Despite trading with caution over geo-political concerns, the Indian equity markets trimmed some losses on the back of healthy services sector data, positive global indices and inflow of foreign funds, to close marginally higher on Wednesday. In another development during the... read more »

Lalu urges non-BJP parties to unite for ...

Lalu urges non-BJP parties to unite for 2019 (Lead, Supersedes earlier vers...

Patna, July 5   RJD leader Lalu Prasad on Wednesday appealed to all non-BJP and like-minded parties to come together to defeat the BJP in the general election of 2019 but avoided any reference to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Addressing hundreds of party leaders and workers here to mark the... read more »

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GST could give boost to black market, ‘inspector raj’: Sisodia

New Delhi, July 5   Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that the current form of Goods and Services Tax (GST) could give a rise to black market and “inspector... read more »

U-17 World Cup: Nehru Stadium pitch handed over to FIFA

New Delhi, July 5   Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium’s Director of Infrastructure Sanjiv Baranwal on Wednesday confirmed handing over of the stadium’s pitch to world football’s... read more »

Ignoring ancestral advice led to climate change: Minister

New Delhi, July 5   Global warming and climate change are a result of ignoring the teachings of our ancestors, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday. The minister, who... read more »

Why no law for CEC, Election Commissioners’ appointment: SC

New Delhi, July 5   The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre why no law has been made for the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and the Election Commissioners, as... read more »

Modi meets little Moshe, says he can stay, visit India as he like...

Jerusalem, July 5   Moshe Holtzberg, the boy whose Jewish parents were killed during the Mumbai terror attacks of 2008, on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said he would be granted a... read more »