Just In SC rejects plea for checking of 100 per cent VVPAT The court also asked the lawyer what were the new circumstances to bring the same plea before the court again. Kamal Nath: BJP offered 10 Congress MLAs cash, posts to defect The chief minister further said his government was ready to face a floor test, as demanded by the BJP. Opposition: VVPAT match must precede count The Opposition leaders submitted a memorandum to the EC over these demands and also showed a video clip on EVMs. Nitish, Uddhav, Paswan join Modi at unity show Most exit polls have predicted that the NDA is likely to retaining power. Verdict of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls will be declared on May 23. 14 hurt in cylinder blast in Jogeshwari A senior doctor said that while some of the victims have sustained 52-60 per cent burns, others had superficial injuries. Yellow Line Metro services hit due to technical glitch Two maintenance teams of DMRC technicians, comprising of 16 officials, worked to rectify the problem. 3-layer security at 7 counting centres in Delhi On the counting day, there will be a three-tier security in place with the outer cordon beginning 100 metres away from the counting centre. GGSIPU to admit law students from CLAT The SC vacation bench said that admissions to UG law courses at GGSIPU would be done on the basis of CLAT and not the CET. Major revamp likely in Delhi BJP after May 23 Vice presidents except Rajiv Babbar and Abhay Verma, who were in-charge of one Lok Sabha constituency each, were also not active on the ground. My11Circle lines up games for cricket season This unique fantasy cricket app gives every cricket fan the opportunity to put his knowledge to test. JSW plans to double green cement output The current cement making capacity in eastern region is nearly 4MTPA. Cavalier Lankan charmers The middle order masters in Aravinda de Silva, Gurusinha and skipper Ranatunga reveled on subcontinental pitches to forge a formidable outfit. Underlying trend remains positive The Sensex lost 382 points to close at 38,969, while the Nifty ended with losses of 119 points or 1 per cent at 11,709 levels. MS Dhoni’s role is massive for India: Ravi Shastri Shastri said it would be the most challenging World Cup considering the quality of the opposition teams and the change in format. Bombs hurled outside railway station, train services hit During the obstruction period the ER said that train services were run up to Barrackpore on the up line and up to Naihati on down direction. Festivals drive up digi-pay in Q1 UPI transaction volumes up 328 per cent. Ultra-rich to raise PE allocation About 46 per cent of ultra rich are likely to increase their investment to private equity as an asset class in 2019. Mutual Fund allowed in commodity derivatives Sebi has also laid down a few riders for the mutual funds. India, Japan to sign up for Colombo terminal Sri Lanka to have 51per cent stake, India & Japan to hold 49 per cent. What’s your choice? For instance, some dealerships are offering benefits of up to Rs 70,000 on the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga (old) model. Minimalism in the air The 2,278-square-feet house built on an irregular-shaped five-and-a half-cent plot in Edappally, Kochi, is all about minimalism. Jazzing up with Bollywood It is believed post colonialism musicians had contributed a lot with trumpets in music, and hence Jazz was an important part of Bollywood. Food for thought Meet the teenager who has co-founded an NGO and is organising an event to feed 400 ragpickers. Indian triathlete creates history Makkar attempted five ironman distance triathlons in five consecutive days on five Hawaiian Islands. People’s perspective The photographs she clicked was of Holi being celebrated at the Gopinath Temple and some landscapes. Chandrababu Naidu’s alliance hunt: Mayawati, Mamata, Congress The timing of the run, before the results are declared and the veracity of numerous exit polls is tested, is also for a reason. A crown of thorns awaits the winner of 2019 election Exit polls work these undulating lifelines for the punters to rake it in before the actual results are out. Time to talk to Pakistan again? In a recent interview, Pakistan PM Imran Khan indicated a better chance for resuming contacts if Narendra Modi returned to power. Toppling governments a disservice to democracy The toppling game in Karnataka has been on even before an inkling of the possible results was given by the exit polls. 91st Amendment: Impediment to good governance? In Jawaharlal Nehru’s first Cabinet there was only one minister for food and agriculture. Mystic Mantra: The vanishing art of altruism You can have all the wealth and the health in the world, but unless you do something for the poor, you can never achieve real happiness. Why is Donald Trump raring to strike at Iran? One of the main negotiators from the Taliban side is its commander, once imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay. I have no doubts about Tara Sutaria: Milan Luthria Milan, who has earlier directed films like Kacche Daaghe, The Dirty Picture, Deewaar among others, is launching an actor for the first time. Vicky Kaushal’s busy schedule It can be recalled that the first look of Sardar Udham Singh was shot in Russia where Shoojit’s team went for their recce. Salman Khan to do a cameo in Saaho? According to the rumour mill, the makers of the film have approached one of the biggest names in Bollywood to essay a cameo. Sanjay Dutt to shake a leg in Sadak 2 Sadak 2 will mark Mahesh Bhatt’s return on the director’s seat after 20 years. Mukesh Bhatt is producing the film under the banner Vishesh films. Shekhar Kapur dismisses reports of MR India 2 When Shekhar Kapur was asked if Anil Kapoor and he are collaborating on a sequel to Mr. India, the director responded, “False alarm!” Their signature style Women politicians’ in India never dress OTT. They wear simple looking handloom saris, stand out in the crowd because of the power they wield. Imran Khan’s marriage in trouble? According to reports, Imran and Avantika have apparently taken a mutual break from their marriage. Meet India’s ‘Most Trusted’ celebrities When it comes to endorsements, brands prefer Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone as they are India’s most trusted personalities. Legal notices for Vivek Oberoi The tweet, which compared Aishwarya’s previous relationships and current marriage with the election polls, was deemed sexist and insensitive. Saif-Kareena’s fitness mantra The couple talks about their daily diet and how their life revolves around their son’s schedule. Throne gone, game over Why did they call the show Game of Thrones, fans may well ask after the ending in which the ‘seat’ of power was destroyed. Dabbling with distribution Ajay Devgn goes candid about his new movie De De Pyaar De, while sharing his plans to capture pan India distribution with NY Cinemas. 'This election was like a pilgrimage for me,' says PM Modi 'PM Modi said the alliance should be further strengthened,' Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said. Christian Pulisic poses in Chelsea shirt after completing move from Dortmund The deal was already finalised in January but Pulisic stayed with Dortmund for the rest of the season. Shah congratulates 'Team Modi Sarkar' for 5 years; hosts dinner for NDA allies Shah also asked the council of ministers to keep the momentum going for a New India under the leadership of Modi. Vijender Gupta serves legal notice to Kejriwal, Sisodia; seeks apology within 7 days Gupta further slammed CM Kejriwal for circulating news that BJP is after his life and he would be assassinated like former PM Indira Gandhi. Tortillas: Mexico’s return to its roots through its most iconic food The 'tortilla movement' launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organisations seeks to restore and popularise authentic tortillas. Nepalese mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa climbs Mt Everest for a record 24th time He climbed the Mt Everest for the very first time in 1994 and he has now completed 24 summits to Mt Everest in just 25 years. Rajasthan: Mother wakes up from deep sleep, drowns son in water tank She has been arrested under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code. EC: Dissent of Election Commissioners will be recorded The decision was taken at a meeting of the full Commission which was called specifically to take on board the concerns expressed by Lavasa. 'My sister is blackmailing me for Rs 25 lakh', says sprinter Dutee Chand Dutee's elder sister Saraswati Chand on Monday, told that the sprinter's partner "pressurised and blackmailed" her for wealth and property. Opposition demands cent per cent VVPAT count in case of mismatch Earlier, the opposition leaders met at the Constitution Club and decided to take up the issue with the Election Commission. Home Secretary asks states, UTs to prepare for monsoon Home Secy called upon the States to undertake capacity building of local bodies, SDRF, Fire Service and Civil Defence. Airtel, Vodafone Idea lose 30 mn customers; Jio adds 9.4 mn users in Mar India's total wireless subscriber base fell to 1,161.8 million on March 31, 2019, shedding 21.87 million users over the previous month. Countdown begins for launch of PSLV earth observation satellite: ISRO Chairman Sivan offering prayers at the Venkateswara Temple said that this mission will be launched at 5:30am. Virgin Atlantic to resume Mumbai-London flight from Oct 27 The London-Mumbai flight will be available from booking from May 28 and the services on the route will restart from October 27. Kieran McKenna wants to take Manchester United to 'next level' Solskjaer himself confirmed that McKenna will continue to be a part of his backroom team next season. RBI to create specialised supervisory and regulatory cadre A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Central Board here under the Chairmanship of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. 'Pressure will be from first second in ICC World Cup 2019': Virat Kohli Kohli, who has competed in two World Cups before, said they do not have much breathing space because they have four tough games upfront. Inform me about service issues: Delhi Minister to DMRC Normal services on Delhi Metro's Yellow Line from Samaypur Badli to HUDA City Centre were disrupted on Tuesday due to a technical glitch. Blood may spill on streets if results are manipulated: Upendra Kushwaha 'The NDA must take care that things do not reach a flashpoint,' Upendra Kushwaha said. Virat Kohli considers Kuldeep and Chahal as pillars of India's bowling attack Kuldeep was dropped from KKR during last month's IPL because of poor form but Kohli felt it was a good reality check for the 24-year-old. Cannes 2019: Two legends, two cautionary tales British director Kapadia’s third and last instalment in a trilogy about child prodigies who struggled with fame. Naidu to meet Deve Gowda, HD Kumaraswamy to discuss post poll scenario Naidu on Sunday met Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and Sitaram Yechury, among other leaders, to discuss the issue. Infinix S4 to take on Redmi Y3 with 32MP selfie camera and triple rear cameras The brand has also launched the Infinix smart fitness band with colour display and multiple health variables monitoring capabilities. Vice Admiral Verma's fresh plea against supersession The government named Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as next chief of the naval staff, succeeding Admiral Sunil Lanba who retires on May 31. TMC meets EC against BJP demand for deployment of central forces in WB till May 25 ‘Why special rules for Bengal? This is unacceptable,’ TMC leader and national spokesperson Derek O’ Brien has said to the EC. Job creation up at 8.14 lakh in March: EPFO payroll data Around 67.59 jobs were generated in the entire 2018-19 fiscal, according to EPFO payroll data. Protect yourself from flu this season Here’s all you need to know about flu vaccination and all the factors you need to be mindful about to protect yourself from influenza. Modi, Shah meet Union ministers to thank them for 'service to nation' Amit Shah is also hosting a dinner for BJP leaders and allies later in the evening. 46 pc ultra high net worth Indians to increase investment in private equity: Survey On an average, private equity finds 4 per cent allocation in the overall investment portfolio of Indian UHNWIs. L&T market capitalisation to touch Rs 3 lakh crore in five years: AM Naik Naik narrated how he aspired to be a manager in L&T and retire when he would get Rs 1,000 salary. OnePlus 7 Pro review: King in its class The latest from OnePlus has a lot going for it but has some drawbacks. But in this case, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Rupee edges up 2 paise against US dollar as investors turn cautious A strengthening US dollar, weak domestic equity markets, and surging crude prices weighed on trading, forex dealers said. Muthoot Finance offers loan of up to Rs 10 lakh to salaried class in Delhi, NCR Muthoot Finance will give unsecured loans of Rs 1-10 lakh at an interest rate of 13.5-23 per cent to salaried class only. 'All well in the team', says Sri Lankan team manager The team manager Ashantha de Mel said, 'It is absolutely rubbish to say that and there is no truth in this.' Keylor Navas bids adieu to Real Madrid Navas has been exceptional at Madrid as he helped the 33-time La Liga winners to clinch three Champions League trophies in a row. NCLAT reserves order on ArcelorMittal takeover of Essar Steel Essar Steel has reported an Ebitda of around Rs 4,000 crore during the over 600 days of insolvency period. Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss UEL final versus Chelsea because of nation conflict Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s participation in the match had been in doubt due to the ongoing conflict between Azerbaijan and his native nation. Onus on ensuring institutional integrity lies with EC: Pranab Mukherjee The former President further said that Indian electorates have never lost confidence in elections. Steel industry stares at production disruption in 2020: Report The credit profile of merchant miners and thus non-integrated steel players could come under stress. Pakistan boat carrying drugs seized by Indian Coast Guard During the search,194 packets of suspected narcotics were recovered from the boat. World Health Organization plagued by travel expense abuses The UN health agency struggles with travel abuses, while they try to raise funds their fight against Ebola, according to the latest auditors' report. NPP candidate and sitting MLA, six others gunned down in Arunachal Pradesh Tirong Aboh, a sitting MLA from Khonsa West constituency, was seeking a re-election from the seat. Opposition leaders meet EC with EVM concerns They have made the demanded the matching of all voter verifiable paper verifiable trail (VVPAT) with the EVMs, in case of a single mismatch. Ravi Shastri lauds Dhoni ahead of ICC World Cup 2019 India's head coach Ravi Shastri and captain Kohli spoke to the media ahead of team's departure to England to take part in World Cup 2019. Indices come down from record highs; Sensex slumps 383 points on profit booking After hitting an intra-day record high of 39,571.73, the 30-share index ended 382.87 points, or 0.97 per cent, lower at 38,969.80. TMC-BJP clashes: Train services disrupted, bomb hurled outside railway station in WB Panicked passengers and local people were seen running for cover as armed miscreants moved around the area. ViewSonic’s new curved monitor is ideal for building your next gaming rig The ViewSonic VX2458-C-mhd curved monitor delivers immersive, high refresh rate and high resolution viewing experience. Donald Trump swipes at Joe Biden, talks about 2020 chances in Pennsylvania President Donald Trump voiced confidence on Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020. Will Sabarimala help BJP in Kerala? Exit polls say ‘no’ The state, which has witnessed battles between the Congress and the Left, found the BJP piggybacking to exploit religious sentiments. Gold slides on tepid demand, weak overseas trend Gold prices fell on slump in demand from local jewellers and a weak trend overseas, according to All India Sarafa Association. Now, book your domestic flight tickets on Amazon Amazon partners online travel platform Cleartrip to launch this new service. EVMs are absolutely fool proof: Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer CEO Ranbir Singh also said the EVM is "robust by design" and there is no way the machine can be tampered with. '10 Congress MLAs being lured by money, posts,' says Kamal Nath The 231-member MP assembly has 113 Congress members, one short of half-way mark, and the BJP has 109 legislators. Queen Elizabeth wants social media manager at a salary of Rs 26 lakhs only! The social media manager of the royal household will have to find 'new ways to maintain the Queen's presence in the public eye'. Andy Murray buoyant after returning to action, puts doubt on playing singles The two-time Wimbledon champion, 32, in January announced plans to retire after this year's Wimbledon due to injury. Facebook shares new disease prevention maps to tackle health emergencies The three maps include population density maps with demographic estimates, movement maps, and network coverage maps. Singapore, Canada seek to join WTO consultations over India's ICT products tariff According to a communication of WTO, both countries have stated that they have a substantial trade interest in ICT goods. They can keep dreaming: Kharge on BJP's alleged bid to form govt in Karnataka Yeddyurappa last week claimed that more than 20 ‘unhappy’ leaders will desert Congress after declaration of general election results. Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft face lawsuit over alleged music piracy The lawsuit claims that the digital stores and streaming services are flooded with unauthorised copies of Arlen's songs. Hacktivism declines 95 per cent since 2015 Looking at the hacktivism incidents in 2019, it is expected that this year may see an uptick in attacks. The debate of naturally occurring higher testosterone levels in women Female athletes have naturally occurring higher testosterone levels, sports authorities must consider: Study. Maharashtra: Cong urges EC to ensure security of EVMs, vigilance at counting centres He also requested EC to allow volunteers to remain outside these centers for safeguarding along with the security forces deployed there. 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Bangladesh gets tough on Pakistan; restrict visa issuance to its citizens Bangladesh, in its first step to isolate Pakistan from the international community, has restricted visa issuance for Pakistanis. MP govt to reopen 12-year-old murder case against Pragya Thakur Joshi was shot dead in Dewas district on December 29, 2007. 18-year-old commits suicide in Kota after man blackmails with objectionable video The man from Uttar Pradesh asked the woman to return from Kota failing which he would post her videos on social media, police said. Pep Guardiola convinced that Kompany will return to Man City sooner or later City won their second consecutive Premier League title finishing ahead of Liverpool this season to claim Kompany's fourth league title. Nokia 3.2 with massive screen and two-day battery life launched in India Bringing the Google Assistant button, biometric face unlock and the latest Android 9 Pie to your fingertips. Want to keep your car cool? Cover it with cow dung like this Ahmedabad man Photos of the ‘cooling hack’ were shared on Facebook and they quickly went viral. Cannes 2019: Elle Fanning faints at Chopard Trophee dinner Actor Marion Cotillard placed a hand over her heart as Fanning was taken away by security. Oppn insulting people's mandate by blaming EVMs: Naqvi The Opposition is currently holding a meeting at Delhi's Constitution Club of India before visiting the EC office. 'You've got to be prepared for anything': Ross Taylor The player also cited the Champions Trophy 2017 saying that it is the mindset that actually matters in the big tournaments. Reliance topples IOC to become the biggest Indian company Reliance in the 2018-19 fiscal year that ended March 31, reported a turnover of Rs 6.23 lakh crore. 'Dhoni will be India's trump card in World Cup': Zaheer Abbas India grabbed the Twenty20 World Cup under Dhoni's leadership in 2007 apart from winning the ODI World Cup in 2011. Live video gamers getting Rs 34,87,425 an hour to play new titles online By paying hefty money, the game developers are hoping to ride on the popularity of these game influencers. 'Lyon, and I are going to play a huge role in the World Cup': Adam Zampa Zampa and Lyon snapped 12 wickets between them in the five-match ODI series win over Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. SC refuses to set up special bench for ex-Kolkata top cop's plea Rajeev Kumar had on Monday approached the top court seeking an extension of time citing strike of lawyers in West Bengal. 'Mother of satan' bombs reveal external meddling in SL easter attacks: Investigators Detectives said back-pack bombs used in the attacks on three churches and hotels were manufactured by local jihadists with ISIS expertise. Vijay Shankar reacts on competing with Hardik Pandya in ICC World Cup 2019 The all-rounder has been projected as a possible candidate for number four slot after some impressive performances during the tour of NZ. Google, Qualcomm, Intel, Broadcom ditch Huawei Google's revoking of Huawei's Android license translates to Huawei smartphones getting an inferior version of the Android OS. Crisis-hit Sri Lanka needs miracle to emerge as World Cup winners Sri Lanka have an impressive World Cup record with one title, two runner-up finish and one semifinal appearance. Stopping BJP first priority, exit poll will prove wrong: Sanjay Singh Singh also lambasted Election Commission accusing it of working in favour of BJP. FinMin asks AAI to issue shares against govt funding of Rs 656 crore Last fiscal, AAI was asked to transfer its entire profit of 2017-18 to the exchequer as dividend. 5 BJP men attacked by TMC workers in Cooch Behar Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal were marred with instances of violence, despite the presence of central security forces. German Ambassador calls for India to have a permanent UNSC seat Walter J. Lindner said India is needed to be present at the UNSC permanently. Automated cars can work together to keep traffic moving Autonomous cars could fix a lot of different problems associated with driving in cities. Facebook research wants to build more capable AI using self- learning methods The researchers were able to get a six-legged robot to teach itself to walk. Why hesitate to declare DMK is with Congress? AIADMK asks MK Stalin 'It is clear that Stalin is only keen on securing cabinet berths (for the DMK) and not following (coalition) principles,' AIADMK said. Polish mother gives birth to sextuplets Sextuplets born in Poland; mother and newborns doing well. 'Significant achievement' listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist: UNSC It was a huge victory for India after a decade of relentless efforts to ban the mastermind of several terror attacks against India. Dutee Chand being blackmailed into marriage by her partner, says her elder sister Dutee, the 100m record holder, recently came out of the closet and revealed that she is in a same-sex relationship. Goods worth Rs 1 cr damaged as fire breaks out at shop in Kerala Smoke was seen emanating from above the building of the Mart that sells umbrella and school bags, by 9.30 am. WWE's Roman Reigns receives MTV Awards Recently, the ‘Shield’ member defeated the Elias at the Money in the Bank (MITB) 2019 Pay per View (PPV). Jet Airways' employees hold protest outside Civil Aviation Ministry The protests come amid the State Bank of India-led consortium of lenders struggling to find a buyer for the airline. Roshan Baig's personal opinion: Dy CM Parameshwara on 'buffoon' comment Congress leader Roshan Baig has also said that he feels sorry for his leader, Rahul Gandhi because of all these things. Iran quadruples Uranium production; officials confirm But by increasing production, Iran soon will exceed the stockpile limitations set by the accord. Samsung rolls out latest One UI software update to older devices The update also brings some improved features such as outdoor swimming tracking, high heart rate alerts,better battery life, and more. 'Proud Father': Jyotiraditya Scindia after son graduates from Yale, tweets photos Mahanaryaman received warm congratulations from numerous leaders and friends. Former Aussie opener Michael Slater kicked off plane Macquarie Sports Radio, citing eyewitnesses, said the row erupted between Slater and two women as they boarded a flight from Sydney. NCLAT to hear online vendors' plea against CCI order on Flipkart NCLAT has also approved the delay of 12 days in filing appeal against the order of the CCI. Apple mistakenly reveals exciting new iPhone feature This upcoming iPhone feature is going to put all Android rivals to shame. Kejriwal dials Akhilesh Yadav to discuss post-results strategy Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh told reporters here that the two leaders held talks over phone. Tata Motors shares fall 6 pc post quarterly results The scrip, after a weak opening at Rs 186.60, further dropped 6.10 per cent to Rs 178.40 on the BSE. Catholic schools safe to re-open; says Sri Lankan Army Dozens of private Catholic schools are to start reopening Tuesday after Easter holidays were extended because of the suicide bombings. Massimiliano Allegri inducted into Italian Football Hall of Fame The 51-year-old received the award from Italian and Juventus legend Marcello Lippi in Florence. Imran Khan and Avantika Malik parted ways? Find out The 'Delhi Belly' actor got married to Avantika Malik in 2011. AIADMK asks counting agents to be alert over DMK's 'dishonest practices' Panneerselvam said in statement that agents must follow slew of steps, including reaching the counting centres as early as 6 am on May 23. An anecdote of two genocides: Rwanda and Sri Lanka The Rwandan genocide offers important lessons for Sri Lanka. 'Bangladesh is stronger within the squad': Coach Steve Rhodes Bangladesh defeated West Indies in the finals of the Tri-nation series. In the match, Bangladesh was without Shakib Al Hasan. Lokayukta team raids three locations related to commercial tax official The raids are currently underway at Bali's two residences and a farmhouse. She works in Ushaganj Chhawani. 'Go easy on Smith and Warner', Mooen Ali requests fans to behave decently Both Smith and Warner will be returning to high-intensity action at the showpiece event after serving one-year bans. MS Dhoni reveals his post-retirement plan in a viral video It is believed that Dhoni will announce his retirement from the 50-over format post the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup. Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to have redesigned camera layout Prominent Samsung tipster has implied that the Galaxy Note 10 will feature a vertically stacked camera array. Nokia 3.2 to launch in India as HMD drops teaser The handset will be the second device to launch in India in the span of a month after the Nokia 4.2. Watch: Due to technical snag, Delhi Metro services affected on Yellow Line Photographs and video tweeted by passengers show the metro stuck on tracks and people deboarding and walking on the tracks. Ahead of opposition meet over EVM issues, Kumaraswamy cancels Delhi visit 21 opposition parties will knock the doors of EC, pressing their demand of tallying VVPAT slips with EVM figures. Ecuador calls up Antonio Valencia for Copa America The 33-year-old's inclusion has received criticism in some quarters as Valencia has played less than 10 matches in an injury-ravaged season. SC stays Delhi HC order disallowing black money law to operate retrospectively 'Notice. The impugned order (of the high court) is stayed,' the bench said. Junaid Khan protests over his exclusion from Pakistan World Cup squad; see tweet The 29-year old posted a picture of himself on Twitter with black tape on his mouth. Rajiv death anniversary: Priyanka remembers her hero, Rahul a loving father In a tweet, Rahul remembered his father as a gentle person who taught him to forgive and never hate. Panagariya recommends aggressive privatisation of public sector undertakings in India Among the longer-term reforms, Panagariya recommended reform of labour laws. It is nonsense: SC dismisses plea to count 100 per cent VVPATs 'The CJI had dealt with this matter. Why are you taking chance before a two-judge vacation bench,' the apex court asked. Christchurch man suspected of murder in NZ shootings charged with terrorism Tuesday’s charge under terrorism suppression legislation was filed against Brenton Tarrant, police said. After coffee mug, plastic water bottles featured in GoT S8 finale episode After polluting lands, rivers, coasts and oceans in the real world, plastic has found its way to the fantasy land of Game of Thrones. Meet 8-yr-old boy from Chennai who can read and write over 106 languages With the help of the internet, especially YouTube, Niall Thoguluva learned a plethora of languages. 2 cops out on anti-Naxal operation injured in IED blast The incident took place near Gogunda village, when a joint team of security men was out on an anti-Naxal operation. Oil rises on US-Iran tensions, but trade war concerns weigh US West Texas Intermediate WTI crude futures were up 26 cents, or 0.4 per cent, at USD 63.36 per barrel. Poll body rubbishes EVM tampering allegations by Opposition Opposition parties are also visiting the Election Commission to meet officials over this issue, later on Tuesday. Glass pieces reportedly found in burger at Burger King in Pune, probe on The manager at Burger King outlet, however, denied any knowledge of the incident. Good physical health can keep liver disease at bay Physical activities could reduce risk of liver-related death. Angry at being dubbed a hustler, Maradona dismisses new film Maradona, who is now coaching in Mexico, missed the film’s premier at Cannes on Sunday. Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' Ren reiterated that the Chinese telecom equipment maker has not violated any law. Chicago sworns in first black woman as mayor; big reforms planned She spoke about curtailing some powers of city council members for corruption and structural changes to reduce gun violence. CBI gives clean chit to Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh in disproportionate assets case CBI said, it did not find any evidence to register a Regular Case (RC) against the father and son. Smartphone maker Xiaomi's first-quarter revenue jumps 27 per cent, beats estimates The results indicate Xiaomi’s overseas expansion and focus on markets such as India and Europe are paying off. SRK's wife Gauri Khan is die-hard fan of Madhuri Dixit; see post Bollywood’s timeless diva visited Gauri’s store, Gauri Khan Designs and the latter shared a picture. Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban Intel Corp, Qualcomm Inc, Xilinx Inc and Broadcom Inc have all now told their employees they will not supply Huawei until further notice. Huawei US blacklisting knocks semiconductor stocks The selling was particularly amplified as investors exited bullish positions built up in the trade-sensitive sector in recent months. Jordanian wildlife sanctuary serves as safe haven for Syrian animals Traumatised by conflict, animals from regional war zones find haven in Jordan. Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Google said on Monday it would comply with an order by US President Donald Trump to stop supplying Huawei. Following violence, EC announces re-polling at Kolkata booth The re-polling will be conducted on Wednesday, May 22 from 7 am to 6 pm. ‘Smith and Warner are hungry to perform’: Andy Bichel Although Bichel feels that India, England, Australia and South Africa are going to go into the World Cup semi-final. On visit to Oman, 6 of Maharashtra family swept away in flash floods The mishap occurred on Saturday when the family of Khairulla Khan was on a visit to Wadi Bani Khalid an official said. Maduro proposes early elections for opposition run Congress in Venezuela The opposition won a majority in the National Assembly in 2015 and the next congressional elections are currently scheduled for late 2020. Coffee assists in healthy bowel movements How exactly does coffee keep the bowels moving? Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram Instagram said it was investigating the report and had already removed some of the profiles it highlighted. MNM seeks action against minister for threatening Kamal Haasan This comes after Bhalaji on May 13, threatened to 'cut off' Haasan's tongue for his remarks on Mahatma Gandhi's killer. UK watchdog says currency and crypto scams hit 27 million pounds Reports of scams more than tripled in the year that ended in April to 1,800. US eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says US underestimates Chinese firm The US Commerce Department will allow Huawei to purchase American-made goods in order to maintain existing networks. Finally! Vivek Oberoi apologises, deletes Aishwarya-Salman meme; read post Actor Vivek Oberoi on Tuesday apologised for his tweet featuring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and deleted it later. Manchester City celebrates domestic treble with an open-top bus parade Pep Guardiola's City side became the first to complete a clean sweep of all three major English trophies. Rupee rises 6 paise against US dollar on foreign fund inflows At the Interbank Foreign Exchange market, the domestic unit opened slightly up at 69.75 against the dollar. Security breach at Eiffel Tower after climber spotted; visitors evacuated The esplanade underneath the monument was also evacuated, as was a large section of the adjacent Champ de Mars park. Cannes 2019: Sonam Kapoor Ahuja shimmers in gold outfit at 'Chopard party' Sonam bagged much attention at after party in Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla couture. Priyanka urges party workers not to believe in exit polls The exit polls on television channels on Monday projected that the BJP-led NDA will retain power at the Centre again. NDA attacks Tejashwi after he fails to vote, RJD blames it on 'wrong photo' BJP spokesman Nikhil Anand scoffed at the RJD leader saying he stayed away from voting since no member of family was in race for PM post. Sensex rises over 200 points to hit record high in early trade The 30-share index was trading 205.24 points, or 0.52 per cent, higher at 39,557.91. PM Modi, other leaders pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversay Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a LTTE suicide bomber during an election rally in Tamil Nadu's Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991. Moin-ul-Haque appointed by Pakistan as High Commissioner to India Haque, 56, presently serves as Pakistan's ambassador to France, additionally handling UNESCO and Monaco since 2017. 'I've given everything for this club but now i've nothing left': Vincent Kompany The Belgian called time on his 11-year stay at City on Sunday to become player-manager at Anderlecht - the club where he started his career. Rahul, Priyanka worked hard; Cong will prove to be strong Oppn: Shiv Sena 'There is no need for a priest to say that Modi's government will again come to power in 2019,' Shiv Sena said. There is only one front, Rahul Gandhi will take final call: Mallikarjun Kharge 'I don't want to react on the third front. We are only one front. Sonia Gandhi has already called the meeting,' Kharge said. Have many more other jobs to do than commenting on Vivek's tweet: Shatrughan Sinha The National Commission for Women (NCW) has issued a notice to actor Oberoi demanding explanation over his tweet on the exit polls. Spicy delight: Crispy salt and pepper shrimp This Chinese salt and pepper shrimp is a savoury-spicy joy. Tata Motors sees JLR back in profit this year as China sales recover Tata earned 11.17 billion rupees (USD 160.26 million) in net profit in January-March. Amid claims of cheating, Joko Widodo wins Presidential re-election in Indonesia Widodo won with over 85 million of the total 154 million votes cast in the world's third-largest democracy. BJP would get me killed by my own PSO one day like Indira Gandhi: Kejriwal Delhi CM Kejriwal said it is 'Modi Ji who wants to get me killed, not my PSO'. K'taka Cong leader appeals Muslims to 'join hands' with BJP if need arises Congress leader Roshan Baig dropped hints of quitting the party, and humbly appealed Muslims to compromise with the situation. BCCI CEO Rahul Johri urges CoA to resolve increment issue In a letter written to the CoA, Amicus Curiae, and the legal team, Johri has claimed that he is the only person in the board who is unpaid. If Modi wins India election, who will be finance minister? Whoever holds the job, Modi needs a finance minister who can reinvigorate the economy without hiking debt. The less glamorous side of Cannes Film Festival: Environmental hazard The Cannes Film Festival hides a less glamorous reality of ‘huge environmental mess’. Amid Oppn criticism, Pranab praises EC for conducting 'perfect elections' He said democracy succeed in India due to perfect conduct of polls by various Election Commissioners. How to crush Boko Haram? Analysts say treat women better Those who have escaped the group are often now living among the same communities badly hit by violence, ICG said. Ajay Devgn on 'Avengers: Endgame' success: Bollywood has a lesson to learn from movie Shetty promised that he has definite plans to make a film with a female police officer to complete his cop-universe. Here is how bonobo mothers help their sons to find love Wingmoms: How bonobo mothers help their sons find love. Chandrababu Naidu, 21 opposition party leaders to meet EC today On May 18, Naidu urged the Election Commission to count votes through VVPAT instead of EVMs during counting for the Lok Sabha polls. 19 terror attacks foiled in 2 years by UK; ISIS travel on crackdown In a speech at Scotland Yard, UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid warned British nationals to leave conflict-ridden territories. F1 legend Niki Lauda passes away The three-time world champion had received a lung transplant last year and then he was hospitalised with flu in January this year. Moderate cholesterol intake not associated with risk of stroke Dietary cholesterol or egg consumption do not increase the risk of stroke: Study. Not sorry over Aishwarya-Salman tweet, says Vivek Oberoi; asks Sonam not to overreact Sonam Kapoor was the first celebrity to slam Oberoi for the meme, calling it, 'disgusting and classless.' 'We shall respond with great force If Tehran attack interests': Trump The two US sources said they are still trying to establish whether the rocket attack, directed by Iran, was designed to send a signal to US. Handbag essentials for perfect summer Beat the heat with these handbag essentials. Class hierarchies perpetuate from one generation to other People from higher social class believe they are better than others: Study. A festival to celebrate periods A city-based NGO is conducting a festival to celebrate menstruation and bust the myths and taboos in the tribal areas of the city. Mohabbat in the air Anzal’s beautiful contemporary home is his pride. Love aaj kal! Go past those ancient methods of dating by opting for activities that will give your partner and you an adrenaline rush. Shekhar has offered me something, says Anil Kapoor In a candid conversation, Anil Kapoor talks about collaborating with Shekhar Kapoor again, his films and what keeps him on his toes. What’s your choice? With discounts galore, its time to buy your favourite car. Mingling with music Singer-songwriter Ankur Tewari in a candid tete-a-tete shares with us what exactly a music supervisor does. Jazzing up with Bollywood This band recreates classic Bollywood melodies to its own Jazz sensibility. No wonder it is a big hit. Mystic Mantra: Can one live life minus God? Well into the 22nd century, a group of scientists decided to go and meet God. The norms of Indian society seem to have changed. Our priorities are different now Ironically, well-meaning observers abroad hailed the verdict of the hustings five years ago as a much-needed return to national grassroots. NDA and the winner’s curse: Tough times ahead The happy news must have reached — like Maneka (of Vishwamitra fame) — to interrupt a meditating Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Kedarnath cave. Modi looks a winner, but it’s not quite off the mark The BJP-NDA win indicated by the different exit polls can’t be used to infer that it is the victory of Mr Modi’s charismatic leadership. Brewing Gulf tensions worry for Pakistan as Iran a key ally Pakistan has already stated that it will not take sides in the current confrontation, and called for US restraint. Aussies spring a surprise The vote was against Labour’s proposals to curb carbon emissions in ultra-expensive efforts to curb climate change and halt global warming. Groundswell of support for Hina Khan The actress, who made her Cannes debut this year, was derided by a well-known journalist. Vivek Oberoi’s cheap dig at Aishwarya For those who came in late, Vivek was in a relationship with the lady for a couple of years after she broke up with Salman Khan. NRC: Rajnath Singh, Sarbananda Sonowal review security in Assam As many as 30 lakh of the 40.7 lakh people were left out of the NRC draft filed for inclusion of their names in the document. Torture rampant in J&K detention centres: Report It claimed that seventy percent of torture victims are civilians and that eleven percent die during or as a result of torture. SC to hear Centre plea on black money law today The Centre in its plea before the top court has contended that Delhi high court has committed a “grave error of law.” Rajeev Kumar seeks Supreme Court shield against arrest The top court had on May 17 asked him to approach the competent court for relief. Sushma Swaraj, Pakistan FM to attend SCO meet This will be the last major foreign policy engagement of the Modi Government in its current tenure. Another PDP worker killed in J&K, Mufti slams murder Killing of PDP workers and other civilians condemnable: Tarigami BJP confident of forming next govt in Odisha Odisha BJP president Basant Panda also exuded confidence that the party would be voted to power both in Centre and Odisha. Oppn to seek 100 per cent VVPAT count in case of mismatch The Opposition is likely to sit on a dharna outside the Electioin Commission office at around 3 PM. PM’s cave stay Mission Impossible for security Fresh roads were laid from the cave to Kedarnath shrine. MP BJP claims Kamal govt in minority, wants floor test In elections for the 230-member Assembly last year, the Congress won 114 seats and the BJP, coming a close second, got 109. Top NDA leaders to meet today to discuss strategy The BJP, including Mr Modi, had been asserting that the ruling alliance would retain power by a comfortable majority. Maharashtra’s delayed response irks Bombay HC The court noted that considering that numerous districts in the state were facing a drought-like situation, this kind of delay was not expected. Malegaon blast: Defence to get police protection Nashik superintendent of police will provide 15 policemen for the protection of the lawyers visiting the Malegaon blast site. Civic body struggling to find tree experts BMC officials have maintained that they have been finding it difficult to appoint experts as per the eligibility criteria.