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  Newsmakers   05 Jan 2017

Newsmakers, 05 Jan 2017

First African-American astronaut set to fly to ISS

While African-American astronauts have travelled on US space shuttle missions, Jeanette Epps will be the first on the space station.

05 Jan 2017 5:59 PM

Watch: Akshay blasts B'luru molesatation incident in video

The actor shared a video on Twitter, a generic address in the wake of the immense umbrage after the incident.

05 Jan 2017 5:16 PM

Google CEO Sundar Pichai visits alma mater IIT-Kharagpur

Sundar Pichai visited his alma mater IIT-Kharagpur and hosted questions from students in the campus.

05 Jan 2017 4:52 PM

Indian-American to be the youngest Rockefeller Foundation President

Shah is the youngest and the first Indian-American to head the foundation, which is one of America’s largest philanthropies.

05 Jan 2017 3:06 PM

Bhansali gives Rs 20.8 lakh to kin of worker who died on film set

Bhansali’s production team has provided a compensation of Rs. 20.80 lakh for Dahiya’s family.

05 Jan 2017 10:47 AM


French centenarian cycles to world record

105-year-old Robert Marchand rode 22.547 kilometres in one hour to break the previous record

05 Jan 2017 9:13 AM

'Obama Out': US Prez ending reign as pop culture king

Obama's cultural identity was intertwined with a liberal agenda that was a turnoff to many voters.

05 Jan 2017 8:43 AM

Indian baby has her day out in UK in New Year

Britain’s first baby of 2017 is of Indian-origin

05 Jan 2017 7:12 AM

Flip through book chapters as your coiffeur works

With little time on their hands between work and childcare, most women simply do not have the opportunity to seek out books.

05 Jan 2017 5:39 AM

Bill Gates invests $140 million in HIV cure

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is providing this funding for groundbreaking new technology which could revolutionise HIV prevention.

05 Jan 2017 5:29 AM