Just In Actor-filmmaker of 'Hera Pheri' fame Neeraj Vora passes away at 54 Vora had been severely ill after suffering a heart attack, which was followed by a brain stroke in Delhi last year. PM commissions INS Kalvari, India’s ‘deadliest’ submarine The INS Kalvari is a diesel-electric attack submarine that has been built for the Indian Navy by the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited. 15,000 diabetics sign petition to reduce glucostrips price in Mumbai Glucose monitors offer convenience for diabetics, without which they incur lot of hassle of going to clinics to check their sugar levels. France proposes age-of-consent rule for Facebook users Use of mobile phones is already forbidden in classrooms, so the ban would likely cover their use during breaks and at lunchtime. Cong petitions EC for action against Modi, requests to withdraw FIR against Rahul Randeep Surjewala alleged the EC order is an attempt to 'suppress the media, and claimed BJP was exerting pressure on the poll panel for it. EC sends notice to Rahul Gandhi for violating election law provisions EC has asked Gandhi to respond to the notice by December 18 evening, failing which it will decide the matter without any reference to him. Here’s how music helps in easing depression According to study, analysis finds patients feel less depressed when music is added to their treatment regimen. Apple has its investment shoes on this week The Finisar deal will help the company boost production of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, which are used for facial recognition. Daughter stuck in Pak: Hyd man appeals Sushma to arrange for tickets Father of Mohammadi Begum, who was not allowed to meet her family since 21 years, earlier in 2017, made an appeal for providing her visa. Find out what you need to cut from your diet to lose belly fat Study shows sugar and foods high in sugar are linked to type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. India most essential partner of Japan, says Japanese envoy Hiramatsu said the strategic dialogue between the Modi-Shinzo Abe on regional, global issues was becoming increasingly deep and substantial. Gujarat set to decide its future, second phase of voting begins The second and final phase of elections will see 93 Assembly seats spread across 14 districts in north and central Gujarat going to polls. Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results Bing's new capabilities are designed to give users more confidence that an answer is correct and save them time. Find out the three nutrients that can help prevent memory loss In order to boost cognition one needs to ensure they are getting enough of certain nutrients. BJP leader requests NIA to file FIR against Cong leaders meeting with Pak diplomats BJP leader added that meeting took place in secretive manner with secret agenda, which is purely 'anti-national' in its original character. Finisar deal helps Apple block rivals' path to AR features The investment will enable Apple to “get better supply and better pricing, and it makes it more difficult for Android phones to compete Will not rush things for world title, says Vijender Singh Amuzu has competed in 25 bouts, winning 23 of them — 21 of them being knockouts. Supreme Court eases ban on use of petcoke, furnace oil The bench also exempted the lime stone industries from the purview of the October 24 order in respect of the use of petroleum coke. Government extends Aadhaar linking to March 31 As of November, 13.28 crore out of 33 crore PANs have been linked to the 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar. Stunning upset for Trump as Jones beats Moore in Alabama It was a major embarrassment for the President and a fresh wound for the nation’s already divided Republican party. UP govt to face heat in Winter Session he BJP, upbeat after its victory in recent municipal polls, will face a pugnacious Opposition. MHA approval may soon be mandatory for cable TV hubs Sources stated that a notification making it mandatory for Multiple System Operators to seek a security clearance is likely to be made soon. Jharkhand ex-CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam Koda, Basu and two accused public servants conspired to favour VISUL in the coal block allocation, the CBI had alleged. Pak CJI orders to fill Hindu temple pond It is believed that historic pond have depleted as adjacent factories have sucked out the underground water. I don’t accept Abbasi as PM, says Imran Khan Imran eiterated his demand of early elections and urged the government to conduct the polls soon. Mystic Mantra: Gain the upper hand In the four week run-up to Christmas called “Advent”, Christians prepare for Christ’s coming with special Bible readings. Age Debate: Will the party sail through? The elevation of Rahul comes at a time when its fortunes have touched an all-time low. BMC teachers to learn web works She further said that the children are very excited when they are being told that extra lessons will be shared on the website. MDCB bankers accused of fraud given clean chit Clean chit has been given to the officials of BJP MLC led district cooperative bank. It’s time to unite India against climate of hate Shambhulal has been arrested but the clip, filmed by his 14-year-old nephew and uploaded on the social media, has gone viral. CM Fadnavis assures ‘solution’ for milk sector The milk powder business is in crisis as despite the powder being worth 150 per kg it was being sold at Rs 116 per kg in the international market. Shiv Sena spars over Shivaji Maharaj statue Opposes CR’s plan to place sculpture near CSMT platform no. 18. A good idea, but There are classic examples like those of convicted Lalu Prasad Yadav and the DMK leaders, who are virtually free to pursue politics in public life. Revving for change Biker Vinay Maurya is set to journey across India to spread awareness about safe riding and the importance of helmets. Gear up for another film on Padmavati Our source says that the plot is being pieced together from accounts of people in Rajasthan, to avoid any controversy. When in Geneva, check out Bharati restaurants, cafes There are quite a few Indian restaurants in Geneva even though not too many Indians live there. 30 students hospitalised after eating mid-day meal Dr Amul Jhore from the hospital said the children would be discharged by late Wednesday evening or Thursday morning as nobody was serious. Wound around the magic of pashmina These are of a rare quality and the better the quality, the more prohibitive they are in terms of price points. JJ hospital performs maiden endoscopic nasal surgery The patient is a 25-year-old man who suffered a gun-shot injury to his face. Mumbai: Cop thrashes TC when asked to show ticket According to GRP police on Wednesday, Dhananjay Yadav, a ticket collector at Dadar station, was standing on the platform number six. Mumbai: Ex under-19 cricketer arrested for cheating The case came to the fore after a coach approached the crime branch with a complaint that Barate cheated his players. Sanjay Dutt wants a politically correct film Ajay Devgn incidentally is also making a film on a Maratha warrior Tanaji Malusare where he pays the lead role in Tanaaji. Delhi: Woman held hostage, thrashed The accused were identified as Harkesh Rajbhar, Arjun Kumar, Sanjay Rai and Chanderpal. Speeding vehicle kills businessman from Haryana According to the police, Manoj runs a plywood business while Ashok owns a company manufacturing hospital equipments. B Golden Jackal rescued near Sanjay Van in South Delhi The animal is undergoing treatment, and upon recovery, it will be released into the natural habitat, the Wildlife SOS said. Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi questions prohibition Manjhi’s party Hindustani Awam Morcha is one of the constituents of the ruling NDA in Bihar. Asean countries welcome India’s presence in area The Ramayana will also be proudly projected as a prominent binding factor in cultural traditions of India and the Asean countries. Hitman does a Superman! Rohit Sharma slams his third double ton to power India to 141-run win over Lanka. Family presence helps cricketers, says psychologist Ritika looked anxious when Rohit was inching closer to the milestone. Winning the game was more important: Rohit Sharma Lanka captain Thisara Perera rued the below-par performance of his bowling unit and said no plans worked against Rohit. BWF Super Series Finals: PV Sindhu cruises, Kidambi Srikanth beaten World no. 3 Sindhu won 58 of the total 108 points against the world no. 9 in a Group A match at the Hamdan Sports Complex. I-League: Aizawl snatch late winner Aizawl were dominant from the kick-off and created chances but failed to convert them, going into the break tied 0-0. ISL 4: Pune brace for tough Bengaluru challenge Miku and Eric Paartalu have been prolific scorers for the visitors with Sunil Chhetri to support upfront. Ronaldo fever grips UAE as Real take on Al Jazira The Club World Cup pits Fifa’s six reigning confederation champions plus the league winners of the host country. FRDI Bill to protect deposits, says PM Modi Modi said that the government is taking steps to improve the condition of banks. Supreme Court stays NCLT order of Unitech takeover The NCLT had allowed the government to name new directors on the board of the debt-ridden firm to protect the interest of homebuyers. HNIs turn to family offices for wealth transfer Succession planning has gained importance among the rich Indians. Sensex dips on macro data woes The Nifty slipped below its crucial support level of 10,200 to end the day at 10,192.95. Bengal govt treats all communities equally, says Mamata Banerjee The CM also inaugurated 11 development projects in the district and laid the foundation stones for 11 more. State, Centre deny Mukul phone tapping, HC disposes of his plea Roy had sought a CBI probe into the alleged tapping and surveillance of his mobile numbers by the state police. AAP: MCDs allowing illegal construction t has filed a PIL in the matter in the Delhi high court and demanded a straightforward policy for construction. After bitter war of words, Gujarat to vote in final phase A total of 851 candidates are in the fray, with 2.22 crore people eligible to vote in the second phase. Rape survivor critical after bikers attack her with acid The miscreants on a motorcycle came from behind near Khajuri Khas Chowk in Northeast Delhi and threw a bottle of acid on her. CM Kejriwal writes to Hardeep Singh Puri, says ‘claw back’ hike in Metro fares It implies that there was a shift of 15.3 lakh passenger trip from the Delhi Metro in November 2017 alone. Police seeks DMA’s opinion in Max case Last week, the case was transferred from the district police to the crime branch for a detailed probe after the news snowballed in furore. Modi, Manmohan Singh come face-to-face, shake hands Singh had lashed out at Modi for allegedly spreading “falsehood and canards” to “score political points in a lost cause”. Strict action on arbitrary fee hike by schools soon The government has decided to act tough against private schools hiking their fees, citing implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission. Govt to cap private hospitals’ profit margin on drugs Registered private hospitals and nursing homes will come under its purview. 26,494 govt officers await promotions The data obtained from the general administration department showed that the promotions have been on hold for three months now. Women will spread party’s ideology, says Rahul Gandhi Rahul Gandhi said a central part of transforming the party organisation would be an increase in the role of women. CBI lodges five cases against customs staff The alleged evasions took place through five bill of entries in April, according to an investigation. Maharashtra council breaks off after heated exchange Ruling sides levelled allegations against the opposition for not allowing the house to function on the power of majority. Junkie attacks 4-year-old girl with iron rod The girl who was found lying in a pool of blood from a heap of garbage close to her tenement was rushed to Kasturi Hospital. NIA takes charge of Punj Hindu leaders case The first case is related to firing by unidentified assailants on a shakha of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Ludhiana on January 19 last year. Missing St Xavier boy died of heart attack According to the CCTV footage of CST and Neral railway stations, he was travelling alone. Businessman caught in IPL betting case Singh and others have been charged with under the Indian Penal Code (IPC). UP: Dalit topper won’t take medal from President he convocation in the BBAU is scheduled to be held on December 15. Supreme Court: Sex determination ads must be blocked Search engines Google, Microsoft and Yahoo informed the court that they would not sponsor any advertisement on pre-natal sex determination tests. Jaya’s niece to panel: Aunt may have been attacked Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospital here on the night of September 22 last year and passed away on December five, 2016. Madhu Koda, Independent MLA who became Jharkhand CM Koda began his political career as an student activist with the All Jharkhand Students Union. Awaaz Foundation makes noise about deafening Metro work Laura D’Silva, a 70-year-old resident, said that the drilling operations are touching the 50-year-old building where she resides. Bakul Chanderia got LSD dots from Nigerian gang Chanderia is known to run a video library in Khar, which was started by his brother in 1982. Mercedes driver sent to 2-day police custody The police said that the driver was not under the influence of alcohol. Declare me legal heir, not step mom: Woman to Bombay HC According to the petitioner, her stepmother did not divorce her former husband before getting married to her father. Extend admission dates to law courses: Petition The cell has however said that it cannot continue admissions interminably. No relief for Thane petrol pump owners The HPCL issued show cause notices to the concerned petrol pumps. Election Commission notice to Rahul Gandhi for Gujarat interview Counting of votes for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections is scheduled for December 18. Murdered Dalit youth’s kin seek retrial The case has assumed political significance following protests by the Republican Party of India. BMC to repair roads with paver blocks despite ban Municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta only last year directed civic officials to ban paver blocks on city roads. Is BJP banking on shanties for votes? Those who are living in the state for more than 15 years can get a domicile certificate. SRA amendment may impact other schemes Around 52 lakh live in Mumbai's slums which cover only nine per cent of the city’s geographical area. India holds talks with Japan and Australia This comes in the backdrop of increasing Chinese assertiveness in the region. Ambedkar memorial contract awarded after two-year delay MMRDA officials confirmed that work on the memorial would start next year. Only 40 per cent slum survey done Bio-metric study of the city’s slum dwellers was started in 2016. Afghan women officers train at Chennai academy Under Taliban’s 1996-2001 regime, girls were banned from education. Central Railway may cut ladies coaches due to lack of GRP staff In a discussion note, it was mentioned that there are six ladies coaches in a normal train. Saira Banu writes to CM Fadnavis, seeks help against builder In her letter, the veteran actress said the person was harassing the couple and even threatening them. China accessed drone tech from downed Indian UAV? Made by the frontline Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI), the Heron is its most advanced drone. Sushma Swaraj discussed Doklam with China foreign minister Wang Yi had visited India on Monday for the trilateral Russia-India-China talks but had also held bilateral talks with Ms Swaraj. How Muslim women in UK are bereft of their rights Women caught in the middle should not have to pay the price, and be left without rights or recourse. RBI’s inflation fears, caution were justified India Inc may have a point but it’s a fact that interest rates are just a miniscule part of the cost of production. Al-Barkaat crush Swami Vivekananda to clinch title As soon the team won the match, the trustee of the school who was present at the venue handed his team a sum of Rs 25,000 as areward for his students. Racketing his way to success Naval officer Ashutosh Pednekar found international success in Racketlon and hopes youngsters will pick up the new sport in India to win world titles. James Franco and Isabel Pakzad kiss Meanwhile, Franco just got nominated for a Golden Globe for his work in the movie The Disaster Artist. James Corden welcomes baby girl Corden and Carey are already parents to a daughter named Carey Corden and a son named Max Corden. Plan a happy new year Helping people get a job or start a business is the best gift you can give. Significance of feet Feet of spiritual gurus and gods have always been worshiped in different cultures and religions, what makes them divine? Here’s why Nawazuddin Siddiqui is not promoting Monsoon Shootout His focus at the moment is on cleaning up his image both on and off-screen. Kareena calls Soha the torchbearer of the Khan family Her sister-in-law Kareena Kapoor Khan couldn’t stop gushing about her throughout the event. Ranveer Singh to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next Looks like Shahid will not be a part of Bhansali’s next. We have news that the director will continue with his favourite Ranveer in lead. Deepak Dobriyal to revive Kundan Shah’s film The actor remembers the director and the experience he shared with much pleasure. When fashion meets art Art and fashion mingle as designers extend their talent and creativity to bring public art projects to life. Christina Perri marries Paul Costabile! I thank God for the gift of her, our relationship, our bambino on the way, our family’s love and support and this unforgettable year. Entrepreneur with a social conscience From Thai cooking to farming, this creative mind has always looked to helping society in his endeavours. What the Kundli says? Astrological predictions are running helter skelter with the Virushka wedding... and we find out why such unscientific speculations rule lives? The condom conundrum The issue has now snowballed raising questions about the sensitivity of audiences and the quality of sex education in the country. Chatting a girl or understanding chatbots – College days once again in business? The current crop of commercialised chatbots has not been optimally designed keeping in mind the functions they are to perform. BJP top leaders Modi, Advani, Jaitley to vote in 2nd phase of Gujarat polls tomorrow BJP president Amit Shah and former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel are also expected to cast their votes on the same day. Top five cyber security trends to look out for next year While security technologies have grown so have the tactics, techniques, and procedures cyber attackers use to penetrate your defences. India wants access to information collected by 'spy': Pak on Kulbhushan Jadhav Pakistan rejected India's plea for consular access claiming that India wants the access to get the information gathered by its 'spy'. Change in demographics of the gaming industry — The good, the bad When it comes to wallet share, people first address their needs and then use anything left to indulge in their fancy. Manmohan accuses Modi of spreading falsehoods for political gains Singh said that he sincerely hoped that the PM will show 'maturity and gravitas', as expected of the high office he holds. Tumhari Sulu proved married actresses can score a box office hit: Vidya Balan Vidya recently received the best actress award for her performance as 'Sulochana' in the film. Facebook, Twitter may help restore sense of well-being: Study Find out more. Half of all people in the world can't access basic health services according to WHO This century has seen a rise in the number of people getting services such as vaccinations, HIV/AIDS drugs, and mosquito-repelling bednets. Prosthetic 'blade runner' legs bring new hope for Thai dog A quick trip to the vet saved Cola but left him with two amputated, kangaroo-like stumps for front paws. GoPro's Hero5 series receives major price cut GoPro has slashed the price of its lasts years Hero5 cameras dubbed as Hero5 Black and Hero5 Session. Vidya Balan goes unrecognisable in this throwback photoshoot Vidya has come a long way since this throwback photoshoot to being ‘Tumhari Sulu’. New blood test can diagnose two cancer types A new study's findings suggest infrared spectroscopy can detect biochemical changes induced by non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Full moon linked to increased risk of bike crashes Momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths. China denies construction of tunnel to divert Brahmaputa A foreign ministry spokesperson said that they hoped India will not conduct unfounded speculation and reports. 'Love hormone' with less side effects developed The downside to oxytocin is that it activates a number of receptors, some of which can lead to unwanted side effects. Cheetahs should be listed as 'endangered': scientists The future of the cheetah relies heavily on working with farmers. Here’s why Ranveer Singh would cry amidst Padmavati shoot ‘Padmavati’ was supposed to release in theatres on December 1st but didn't due to the Karni Sena controversy. Zaira Wasim case: Co-passenger says suspect didn't misbehave with star A co-passenger has claimed that he didn't see Vikas Sachdeva misbehaving with Zaira Wasim in Vistara flight. SpaceX delivery delayed few days; 1st reused rocket for NASA The company now aims to launch its first recycled rocket for NASA on Friday. The unmanned Falcon rocket originally flew in June. Survey reveals exactly how long women want sex to last for While men and women saw a similar time as ideal, expectations were still pretty far from reality. Strange story, no basis: Ex-Pak minister on interference in Gujarat polls Addressing an election rally in Gujarat, PM Modi had suggested that Pakistan was trying to influence the assembly polls in the state. Did Sunny Leone just replace Vidya Balan for Meena Kumari biopic? Vidya Balan left Meena Kumari bioppic citing that she was looking forward to non-serious roles. Chess in a ‘window-less room’: Ex-ISIS fighters in Syria’s rehabilitation centre 'Maybe I'll start a business, continue my studies, or go to Europe.' Non-Performing Asset biggest scam of UPA govt: Modi The PM remarked that the NPA was a bigger scam than Commonwealth or 2G and questioned the silence of FICCI over it. Operation to remove mole leaves elderly woman with mole twice the size of her face The woman is refusing to get another surgery for removing the tumour since she is afraid of not waking up. Brain mechanisms behind depression identified: study Researchers the University of Warwick conducted the study. Woman with 84 Great Danes guilty of animal cruelty charges Authorities alleged that Fay deprived the dogs of medical treatment and fed them maggot-infested food. Saif Ali Khan narrates an embarrassing date incident of Soha Ali Khan Saif Ali Khan narrated an interesting anecdote about an embarrassing date his little sister went for. Hotline for attacks on fur wearers sparks animal rights fury Every week fur lovers are attacked in the street verbally or physically by radical militants. Pokemon Go may help people who struggle socially: study As modern video games become more popular, it's important to understand how individual personality traits influence behaviour. Prasad to meet IT industry tomorrow on digital economy roadmap The country's digital economy is estimated at USD 450 billion presently. Mumbai: ED arrests businessman in IPL betting case The arrest pertains to an investigation against the former ED Joint Director for corruption charges while probing the betting case. Mumbai girl faces online harassment, posts to name and shame offender Medical student is approached by childhood acquaintance who makes lewd advances online, disgusted she posts everything on Facebook. China downplays India’s entry into Wassenaar Arrangement India's entry into the export control regime was believed to enhance its credentials in the field of non-proliferation. Sushant Singh Rajput shares a beautiful poem on his mother's death anniversary Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput got nostalgic on his mother's death anniversary, shared a picture on Instagram. Watch: Ranveer Singh is killing it in this rap battle during Gully Boy training Starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, Zoya Akhtar's directorial ‘Gully Boy’ is expected to go on floors in January. Woman, lover land in soup: Food exposes gruesome murder The accused had taken cue from Telugu movie 'Evadu', where an actor undergoes plastic surgery to resemble another character. PCB raises objection to BCCI's FTP structure for 2019-23 The board had maintained that the bilateral series between India and Pakistan will be possible only if the Centre gives the nod. ‘No peace or stability’ unless Jerusalem recognised as capital: Palestinian Prez ‘Jerusalem is and will forever be the capital of the Palestinian state,’ Mahmud Abbas said. Experts reveal how to make getting out of bed on cold mornings easier It is important to get enough undisrupted sleep to be able to wake up feeling fresh. Sensex drops 175 points on ADB forecast, macro worries NSE Nifty slipped below the 10,200-mark by falling 47.20 points, or 0.46 per cent, at 10,192.95. New York subway blast accused, slapped with terror charges New York officials on Tuesday also filed state charges against Ullah, as investigators in his home country questioned his wife. I feel small in front of Soha Ali Khan: Kareena Kapoor Khan Kareena Kapoor Khan attended Soha Ali Khan’s book launch event with Saif Ali Khan and Sharmila Tagore. GST led to 12 per cent rise in cost of solar projects, says AISIA Tax incidence on services and civil work has risen to 18 per cent from 15 per cent and 6 per cent respectively previously. Phone tapping row: Delhi HC disposes Mukul Roy’s plea The court, however, gave Roy the liberty to approach it again if he finds any concrete evidence substantiating his allegations. Colorado teacher writes ‘want to kill children,’ frightens students; resigns Burghart began administrative leave from Tuesday and resigned Friday. Ranveer Singh’s condom brand urges Anushka Sharma to do the rex post wedding Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma had worked together in the 2010 release ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’. Ex-Cong MLA routed Rs 8 crore black money after demonetisation According to official sources, the Enforcement Directorate now will soon seek his remand from court and question him at length. Scientists reveal man flu is real A new study explains why. DNA evidence reveals husband as offender in rape of woman on a drunken night out The man was convicted of rape and is now serving a seven year jail term. Google launching artificial intelligence research center in China Google said the new Chinese AI research center will join a list of similar overseas centers like in New York, Toronto, London and Zurich. Trai's views on in-flight connectivity framework by December-end Trai had begun consultation process for framing guidelines for full-fledged in-flight mobile services in late Sept. Ram setu integral to Indian heritage, don't meddle with it: Ravi Shankar Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju also said it is an answer to the people who did not believe that Ram Setu is man-made. Taapsee Pannu lends support to her school teachers' achievement Last week Taapsee visited Delhi in support of her same English teacher who has now turned as the Principal of the school. New Island offers clues about life on Mars: NASA Scientists initially expected the island — created when vast quantities of rock and dense ash spewed — to wash away within a few months. Ram Setu man-made, coral cannot form mid-ocean: Subramanian Swamy A promo of an upcoming show on Discovery Communications-owned Science Channel, has claimed that the Ram Setu was man-made. Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli seen submerged in designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's wedding wear The couple will be hosting a reception in New Delhi for their relatives on December 21. Panasonic launches Eluga I9 with Arbo AI Eluga I9 is equipped with company's Arbo Ai assistant that tracks the user’s routine and help the user to plan his day better Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino and Lawrence to team up for new film The film follows Agnes Magnusdottir, the last woman to be publicly executed in Iceland in 1830. Govt keeps window open on PAN, Aadhaar for financial dealings On Dec 7, deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar was extended by three months to March 31, 2018. Study finds smokers are less attractive Here's what a new study has found. Taapsee Pannu can’t resist her excitement post Soorma climax wrap 'Soorma' starring Diljit Dosanjh as Sandeep Singh, and Taapsee Pannu, is slated to release on 29th June. Goa: Differently-abled children to walk on ramp with celebrities on Dec 21 The state-run Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) is supporting the event, being organised to raise funds for charity. FBI agent calls Trump an ‘idiot,’ gets removed from Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller removed Strzok from his Russia election meddling probe this summer after becoming aware of the emails. Modi invites 10 ASEAN leaders to be Republic Day chief guests PM Modi had earlier exhorted the ASEAN to intensify cooperation in fighting terrorism and violent extremism. New makeup brand Jecca proving beauty is genderless There is a new unisex beauty brand on the horizon, designed with transgender women in mind. Banks set to refer 23 of 28 large dud accounts to NCLT Banks will also have to make a provision of 50 per cent on these accounts by March 2018. Salman Khan's daredevil stunt with a wolf in Tiger Zinda Hai, see pic Director Ali Abbas Zafar recently shared an exciting picture from the film which is slated to release on Dec 22. TAGG launches 'SoundGear 500' earphone The earphones come equipped with dual drivers which the company claims to separate the high-end frequencies from the mids and the bass. Keeping political differences aside: At Parliament, Modi, Manmohan shake hands The meeting holds significance as a war words ensued between the PM Modi and Singh, leading to a controversy amid Gujarat polls. Mixing work and personal life may lead to exhaustion: study Employees who did not organise a clear separation between work and free time were less likely to participate in relaxing activities. Of currency note and Virat-Anushka marriage Parmar, a currency note collector from Morbi district in Gujarat, collected a note bearing the number 111217 - signifying the marriage date. NYC subway blast: B'desh police detain suspect’s family members The device prematurely exploded between two subway platforms near Port Authority, America's largest bus terminal. ‘Fake sex CD’ case: CBI takes over probe from Chhattisgarh police According to procedure, CBI has re-registered the FIRs of the Chhattisgarh Police which were registered against Verma on Munat's complaint. LG V30+ flagship smartphone launched; Here is what is packs 6-Inch OLED FullVision Display, Dual Cameras, IP68 and Hi-Fi audio experience are the key features I-T dept conducts surveys at Bitcoin exchanges country-wide Bitcoin is not regulated in country and its circulation has been a cause of concern among central bankers. Rome is the honeymoon destination for Virat and Anushka It shouldn’t come as a surprise if Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma choose Rome after their Italy wedding. Is Fatima Sana Shaikh going to be a part of Aamir Khan's dream project on Mahabharata? Aamir Khan has expressed his wish to make a series of films on the epic Mahabharata. Indian student offers underage girl phone for sex, jailed in Singapore Following a three-day trial, Hari was convicted on one count of hiring a sex worker who was below 18 years old. Photographer fired from assignment for being gay According to the woman, she was against it and did not want her 5-year-old thinking that it was okay being gay. PTron announces Throb Bluetooth dual speaker for Rs 699 The portable speaker claims to offer up to 6 hours of playback time and also has Micro SD card and USB slots. 'Less meat, exercise may cause mental distress in young adults' Mental health of a mature adult (aged over 30 years) seems to be more sensitive to regular consumption of coffee and carbohydrates. Sensex, Nifty fight off macro blues, trade positive The 30-share index up by 142.87 points, or 0.43 per cent at 33,370.86. Maha cuisine - a perfect blend of flavour, taste & tradition Earlier everybody used to associate Maharashtrian food with vada pav, misal pav, thalipeeth, sabudana khichdi. Parliamentary attack anniversary: Modi, Manmohan Singh pay tribute On December 13, 2001, five heavily-armed terrorists belonging to terror outfit LeT and JeM opened fire at the Parliament House. US tightens its muscle: Trump signs USD 700 billion defence bill President Trump called on Democrats in Congress to get in line with Republicans and back a ‘clean funding bill.’ Infra sector to attract USD 12-13 billion investment via NIIF: Garg Govt is also thinking of more such innovative instruments to fund iconic, national level infrastructure. Prabhas gets offered humongous amounts related to marriage, but not of his own The actor is being approached by matrimonial websites and being offered humongous amounts to sign on as a brand ambassador. iVOOMi, Hannstar & IVO to introduce LCD display smartphones There are banks of LEDs behind the pixels of an LCD display that provide the light shining through the individual pixels. Police: Man intervenes in couple’s argument, is thrown from Connecticut bridge It was unclear if the suspects had lawyers. Bitcoin hits another record high in march towards $20,000 Earlier bitcoin hit a record high of $17,428.42, registering a roughly 20-fold increase in its price for the year. From Covfefe to Hollyweed: Weird news grabs headlines in 2017 Animal stories also captured the public’s attention. Virat spent 3 whole months finding the perfect ring for Anushka; here's its cost The lovebirds got married on 11th December and will host a reception on 26th December in Mumbai. SC stays NCLT order allowing Centre to take over Unitech Ltd NCLT order had come after the Centre moved the panel with a view to protect the interests of nearly 20,000 home buyers. Record-breaking Gayle hits 18 sixes in BPL final Chris Gayle hit 18 sixes on his way to an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls for Rangpur Riders against Dhaka Dynamites. North Korea vows 'to win victory in showdown with US' The nuclear-armed North has rattled the international community with a flurry of nuclear blasts and missile launches. Gold futures up Rs 40 as participants create position Gold is trading at Rs 28,182 per ten gram in futures trading as speculators widened their bets. Motorcycle passengers have higher head injury risks Passengers had higher traumatic brain injury rates even after researchers accounted for alcohol use, drug use, age and sex. Shikhar's hilarious wish for Virat, Anushka The wishes continue to pour in for the newly-married Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma. Mumbai: 34-yr-old man gets 3-yr imprisonment for molesting minor The judge held the man guilty under relevant provisions of POCSO Act, while pronouncing punishment to him along with a fine of Rs 21,000. Kim Jong-un praises rocket scientists, promises more weapons The North Korean leader was speaking at the close of a rare two-day munitions conference to celebrate the Hwasong-15. Human-sized ancient Penguin found at New Zealand The newly found bird is about 7 inches (18 centimeters) longer than any other ancient penguin ever found. US ready to begin talks on N Korea’s disarmament ‘without prior conditions’ He stressed that Washington ‘simply cannot accept a nuclear armed North Korea.’ BJP, BSP workers clash as new Mayor takes oath in Urdu The incident came to light on Tuesday when the newly elected Mayor and BSP corporators took oath in Urdu. Older women should refrain from hormones to prevent diseases US Preventive Services Task Force recommends a healthy diet and physical activity for preventing cardiovascular diseases. For China’s growth, paying attention to OBOR initiative: Rex Tillerson Trump administration's engagement with China kicked off with the visit of Xi Jinping to the US President's residence in Florida. Coal scam: Ex- J’khand CM Koda, 3 others found guilty of corruption The quantum of punishment to all four accused will be announced on Thursday. Case against Vijay Sai's wife, 2 others as cops find video of comedian blaming them He further said that police said that a case has been registered under Section 306 of the Indian Penal Code against three persons. Ind vs SL 2nd ODI: India level series despite Mathew's heroics in Mohali Score after 50 overs, SL 251-8: Lakmal 11(22), Mathews 111(132); Shreyas Iyer 1-0-2-0 WTO: India's strong message to US after food stockpile issue hits roadblock India's attempts to find a permanent solution to food stockpile issue has hit a roadblock as the US refused to engage. Find out about the benefits of tea and its different types Tea has been commercially produced in India since 1820 BC and is now one of the largest producers of tea around the world. I'll pick Akshay Kumar as partner if I've to play match: WWE wrestler Jinder Mahal The wrestler lauded the bodies of Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, and Salman Khan but will choose the 'Brothers' actor. Indian telecom subscriber base dips to 120 cr in Oct Mobile subscriber base in the country declined by 48.5 lakh to 117.82 crore in October. Mushrooms, the secret to Modi’s fairness: Alpesh Thakor Thakor's claim that complexion of Modi has turned fair because he eats mushrooms imported from Taiwan that cost Rs 80,000 per piece. US might place atlantic sea turtle on endangered list Leatherback turtles are world's largest sea turtles. They can weigh up to 2,000 pounds. They are also the deepest diving turtle. Weak economic data pull Sensex down, Nifty slides too Sensex fell 105 points after disappointing economic data forced investors to tighten their exposure. Rupee down 16 paise against dollar in early trade Rupee is trading at 64.56 against US dollar unable to digest a negative set of macroeconomic data. RBI hikes FPI caps in G-secs by Rs 11,200 cr to Rs 3.015 trillion FPIs will be able to invest up to Rs 2,56,400 cr in Central govt securities, up from Rs 2,50,000 crore. Delhi's Dwarka to get sports complex, construction to commence soon A meeting of the board, chaired by Lieutenant Governor and DDA Chairman Anil Baijal, was held at the Raj Niwas in New Delhi. Fawad was approached for Saif's role in Kaalakaandi: Director Akshat Verma Akshat has revealed that when the film was with UTV, they were in talks with Fawad to play the role, which is now being played by Saif. ADB lowers India's GDP forecast for FY-18 to 6.7 per cent GDP outlook for next fiscal beginning from March 2018 to 7.3 per cent from 7.4 per cent. Arctic report card: permafrost thawing at a faster pace "What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic; it affects the rest of the planet."