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Curfew across Kashmir Valley on Thursday

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday said curfew will be imposed across the Kashmir Valley on Friday as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. District Magistrates issued the orders for imposition of curfew in their respective areas of jurisdiction on Wednesday evening and the order will come into effect from the morning, an official spokesman said. The spokesman said no vehicular movement Read More

Pro Kabaddi League: U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 29-23

In a hotly contested match, U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 29-23 to move to third in the points table in the Pro Kabaddi Season 4. The experienced duo of Rakesh Kumar and Anup Kumar scored 12 points between them to guide U Mumba to a memorable victory. Jaipur Pink Panthers’ defence put up an ordinary performance as they could Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ earns a leading 23 Emmy Award nominations

Power-and-blood fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” ruled the Emmy Award nominations on Wednesday with a leading 23 bids, including best drama, while a real-life epic of murder and celebrity, “The People v OJ Simpson,” was close behind with 22 nods. “Game of Thrones” gets the chance to win its second top Emmy, while “Veep,” last year’s top comedy winner, also will get another shot at holding Read More

FIR against singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya for abusing woman journalist

An FIR was lodged against playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya on charges of public obscenity and outrage of modesty on Thursday after Aam Aadmi Party leader Preeti Sharma Menon filed a complaint at the Cyber Cell. According to Menon, she had tweeted to the police commissioner about the singer’s use of obscene language on social media towards a woman journalist. In Read More

Emmy Awards: ‘Downton Abbey’ celebrates with champagne after 10 nominations

Here’s the latest on the 68th annual Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (all times local): 10:05 am The executives behind “Downton Abbey” celebrated the news of their last batch of Emmy nominations with champagne, and a bit of swordplay. “Downton Abbey” executive producer Gareth Neame says he opened a Read More

England vs Pakistan: Who said what about Misbah-ul-Haq’s hundred at Lord’s

The state of emergency which France declared after last November’s deadly Paris attacks will come to an end later this month, President Francois Hollandeconfirmed on Thursday. Speaking on the national July 14 holiday, Hollande said the decree after the November 13 attacks will not be renewed beyond July 26, because a law bolstering security in France was adopted in May. Read More

AP SSC advanced supply results released: Check steps to download BSEAP advanced supplementary 2016 results

The results of the Board Of Secondary Education Andhra Pradesh’s (BSEAP) advanced suplementary SSC examination 2016 have been announced on the official website of the Board. The exams were held in June this year. Steps to check the BSEAP SSC Advanced Supplementary Results 2016: Log on to the official website of the Board, Click on ‘results’ Go to your Read More

Make in India: Tata Advanced Systems, Bell forge pact to manufacture choppers

Tata Advanced Systems and US-based Bell Helicopter announced an agreement on Thursday for working together to manufacture helicopters under Make in India initiative to meet civil and military requirements. The pact looks to tap the multi-billion dollar potential rotary wing market in India in light utility and reconnaissance segments. The scope is intended to include potential production and assembly capabilities, Read More

Facebook Messenger on iOS now supports 3D Touch

Facebook Messenger app’s latest update for iOS bring support for 3D touch for iPhone 6s/iPhone 6s Plus. The main Facebook app has featured 3D touch for some time now, Instagram was one of the first apps to support 3D Touch Facebook Messenger’s new update will allow users to preview contacts, conversations, photos, videos, stickers, links and locations using the pressure Read More

Jewellery stocks regain shine, up by 10% after government increases excise exemption

Jewellery stocks jumped by up to 10 per cent after the government increased excise duty exemption limit for the small scale industry to Rs 10 crore from Rs 6 crore that could bring relief to gold jewellers. On Wednesday, it also decided to waive the levy on sale of traded goods and relaxed other procedural norms. Shares of Tara Jewels Read More