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Karnataka Assembly proceedings stalled over DySP’s alleged suicide

As the alleged suicide of a DySp created a huge political storm in Congress-ruled Karnataka, an aggressive opposition on Monday stalled proceedings in the Assembly demanding resignation of minister K J George named by the deceased along with two top police officers for his extreme step. Forcing three adjournments over the death of Mangaluru DySP M K Ganapathy, opposition BJP and JD(S) Read More

Euro 2016 champions Portugal fly home to hero’s welcome, watch video

Thousands of fans greeted Euro 2016 champions Portugal as they landed in Lisbon on Monday, chanting the name of goal hero Eder, whose extra-time screamer sealed the 1-0 victory over France. After travelling in a plane named after the late striker Eusebio, coach Fernando Santos and captain Cristiano Ronaldo were greeted by rapturous applause from the 5,000-strong crowd as they Read More

Kashmir: 1,000 vehicles with essential commodities on way to Valley

Jammu and Kashmir government on July 11 said about 1,000 vehicles carrying essential commodities were on their way to the Valley even as there are sufficient stocks of ration and life saving drugs. “About 1000 vehicles carrying essential commodities, on way to valley, will reach at their destinations by tomorrow morning,” Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Choudhary Zulfkar Read More

Mercedes not to appeal Nico Rosberg penalty

Mercedes will not appeal against a British Grand Prix penalty that left Nico Rosberg just one point clear of team mate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One world championship, the team said on Monday. The champions had given notice at Silverstone on Sunday that they intended to appeal the 10 second penalty that dropped the German from second to third Read More

India vs West Indies: I have accepted I wasn’t good in shorter formats, says Ishant Sharma

India’s seniormost speedster Ishant Sharma’s has done an honest introspection of his bowling and has come to a conclusion that he has not been upto the mark in limited overs cricket unlike longer version where he is the pace spearhead. “You have to be honest to yourself and that makes it easier for you to accept things. I have to accept that I didn’t do well Read More

Soldier fighting in Mosul challenges Islamic State to Pokemon battle

A soldier fighting in Mosul against Islamic State terrorists has challenged them to a ‘Pokemon battle’. Yes, you heard it right. A former US marine fighting, identified as Louis Park, alongside Christian militia was not immune to the ‘Pokemon Go’ madness that has slowly taken over the world ever since its release last week. Park posted a screenshot of him Read More

Kashmir protests: Some elements hell-bent on fomenting trouble in Valley, says Mehbooba

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday that some elements are hell-bent on fomenting trouble and mayhem in Kashmir for their vested interests playing with the lives of innocent youth by instigating them to indulge in violence “resulting in a vicious cycle of frenzy and bloodshed”. She sought the wholehearted cooperation of the people in restoration of Read More

Anirban Lahiri, SSP Chawrasia, Aditi Ashok to fly Indian flag in golf at Rio Olympics

Anirban Lahiri, SSP Chawrasia and Aditi Ashok will be India’s representatives at Rio Olympics in the golf tournament which returns after a period of 112 years. Anirban Lahiri and SSP Chawrasia had already sealed a spot for Rio Olympics earlier in the year but it has an official stamp on it now. But newest and youngest entrant to the Indian Read More

WhatsApp co-founder invests in Indian firm to push ‘connected cars’

In a move to speed up the availability of internet-connected cars in India, WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton with other global business leaders on Monday announced they will invest an undisclosed amount in Trak N Tell — a Gurgaon-based car tracking telematics solutions startup. Founded in 2007, Trak N Tell is owned and operated by automotive telematics technology company Bits N Read More

PM Modi leaves for India after four-nation African tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday emplaned for New Delhi from Nairobi, after completing his four nation tour in the African continent. “My trip to Kenya was memorable. Has made economic and cultural relations between India and Kenya to be more consistent,” he said prior to his departure. Earlier in the day, India and Kenya exchanged several agreements ranging on Read More