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Trump to Republicans: ‘I am going to make you proud’

Donald Trump faced a tough crowd when he met Republicans in Congress on Thursday but several lawmakers, including past critics, emerged from the closed-door meeting with encouraging words about their presumptive White House nominee. Republican aides cited good attendance from both houses of Congress at the two meetings, although some lawmakers made a point of staying away, citing previous commitments. Read More

Ambedkar Bhavan demolition: Protest rally now on July 19

Terming as a deliberate “attack” on the Ambedkarite movement the demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan at Dadar in central Mumbai, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s grandson Prakash Ambedkar on Thursday said a rally to protest against the move has been postponed to July 19 from July 15. The Ambedkar Bhavan and the Buddha Bhushan printing press started by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar were demolished Read More

Poland rush court reforms ahead of NATO summit

Poland’s ruling conservatives rushed an amended version of its constitutional court reforms through parliament on Thursday, apparently in an effort to reassure its Western allies over the issue hours before a NATO summit opens in Warsaw. Opposition critics said, however, the changes fell short of what was needed to keep from undermining democratic checks and balances, a concern expressed by Read More

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg warned they could get team orders

Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been told that they risk being ordered how to drive by their teams if they collide again. Hamilton, the defending F1 champion, and Rosberg crashed on the final lap in a dramatic end to the Austrian Grand Prix last weekend. The incident happened when Hamilton was chasing race leader Rosberg and trying Read More

Live football score, Germany vs France, Euro 2016 semi-final: Germany look to repeat 2014 win over France in Marseille

France haven’t beaten Germany in a major tournament since the 1958 World Cup but have the luxury of momentum on their side. And lest we forget, home support. Both teams though come into the semi-final without a loss this tournament. The winner takes on Portugal in the final in Paris on Sunday. Catch live scores, updates from Germany vs France. [source:indianexpress]

WB JEEB 2016: Round 3 seat allotment to release on July 11

The round 3 seat allotment of the the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WB JEEB) will be announced on July 11. Candidates can know their status from the official website of the WB JEEB. The first round of seat allotments had been declared on June 25 while the second round of seat allotments had been announced on July 4. Read More

Yahoo Mail app on Android, iOS updated: Now has ‘undo sent’ option

Yahoo Mail has announced new iOS and Android updates allowing users to personalise their inbox. Yahoo Mail will give users will the ability to undo their sent mail. After you press send, an “undo” option will pop up for three seconds. This option is only available for iOS devices.  The new update will also bring in animations and contact improvements Read More

Al Qaeda supporter in U.S. charged with seeking judge’s murder

A man already awaiting trial on charges of conspiring to aid the late U.S.-born al Qaeda preacher Anwar al Awlaki and an al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen was indicted on Wednesday over accusations he plotted to have the federal judge presiding over the case murdered. Yahya Farooq Mohammad, 37, was accused in the three-count indictment handed down by a federal Read More

Prakash Javadekar takes charge of HRD Ministry, Smriti Irani skips event

The prime challenge that the education sector faces in the country is raising the quality of education and ensuring it reaches all, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, who took charge, said on Thursday. “The major challenge that is there in the education sector is to raise the standard. Quality education is vital as it lays the foundation for life and builds Read More

Day before Freedom 251 deliveries, Ringing Bells promises a Rs 9,990 LED TV

Ringing Bells, which launched the Rs 251 Freedom 251 smartphone in February, has now launched India’s cheapest (30-inch ) LED TV simply called Freedom at Rs 9,900, along with six new phones. The new devices are launched, even as Freedom 251 is yet to be delivered to millions of people who have booked it. Ringing Bells says it deliveries will Read More