• Theresa May to meet Trump coming week
    London [United Kingdom], Jan. 22 : British Prime Minister Theresa May is scheduled to meet new United States President Donald Trump coming week, White House officials have confirmed.

  • 'Disappointed' Adam Zampa believes he would've been valuable in India
    Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 22 : Australian leg spinner Adam Zampa has taken a veiled swipe at national selectors for not selecting him for the upcoming four-match Test series in India, saying his defensive bowling style and his experience of playing in the sub-continent could have helped his team.

  • Dialogue is continuing over alliance with Congress, Akhilesh will take final call: SP
    New Delhi , Jan. 22 : As the Congress and Samajwadi Party alliance seems to be on the brink of collapse ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, SP leader Gaurav Bhatia said the dialogue is continuing and state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will take the final call regarding it.

  • `We march for moral core, against which Trump is waging war,` says America Ferrera
    Los Angeles [US], Jan. 22 : Thousands of women and men, including numerous Hollywood celebrities, took to streets in Washington D.C., just a day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.

  • Wayne Rooney breaks Bobby Charlton's Man Utd scoring record against Stoke City
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 22 : Wayne Rooney scored a spectacular goal in injury time to break Bobby Charlton's record of most goals for Manchester United in a 1-1 draw away to Stoke City in the Premier League encounter on Saturday.

  • Unstoppable! 'Dangal' enters the 375-crore club
    New Delhi , Jan. 22 : Aamir Khan's 'Dangal' seems unstoppable!

  • #Raees: `Aa Raha Hoon Main`, by train!
    New Delhi , Jan. 22 : If the role is unique, how can the promotional strategy be simple?

  • Churchill Brothers FC Goa hold DSK Shivajians to 1-1 draw in I-League
    Pune (Maharashtra) , Jan. 22 : Churchill Brothers FC Goa recorded their first points in the I-League 2016-17 as they clinch a 1-1 draw away at DSK Shivajians on Saturday.

  • 23 dead, 36 injured as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra Pradesh: Indian Railways
    New Delhi , Jan. 22 : At least 23 people were killed and several others injured nine coaches and the engine of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express ran off the tracks near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh late Saturday night.

  • America considers Pakistan as 'important partner': U.S. envoy
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 22 : The United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale has said the U.S. values its longstanding ties with Islamabad and considers it as an important partner.

  • Pak Minister directs PIA management to develop restoration plan for airlines
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 22 : Pakistan's Federal Minister for Planning and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has said directed Pakistan International Airlines's (PIA) senior management to develop a comprehensive two-year plan for its restoration by January 26.

  • BJP would gain if SP-Congress alliance fails: NCP
    New Delhi , Jan. 22 : As the Congress and Samajwadi Party alliance seems to be on the brink of collapse ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Sunday said both the parties should not break the tie-up, adding that if they do not agree and alliance fails then Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would gain from the development.

  • Women's March: Madonna drops F-bomb on US President Trump
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 22 : The Queen of Pop Madonna, who attended the Women's march in Washington, delivered a fiery speech to the hundreds of thousands gathered in the nation's capital, as she said she'd thought a lot about lowing up the White House since Donald Trump's election, but instead will choose love.

  • I-League: Mohun Bagan beat Chennai City, Shillong Lajong register first win of season
    Chennai/Shillong , Jan. 22 : Mohun Bagan maintained their unblemished record by downing newcomers Chennai City 2-1 on their first away fixture of the I-League season after being pushed all the way.

  • Frontier Corps conducts counter-terrorism operations in Balochistan
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Jan. 22 : Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan have conducted an Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs) and counter-terrorism operations in the province.

  • Trending #WomensMarch: Hollywood reacts
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 22 : Numerous Hollywood stars were among those participating in the demonstrations in support of women's rights, and documenting their experiences at the march in D.C. and elsewhere on social media.

  • Rashtrapati Bhavan writes to EC against use of President's photos for 'political purposes'
    New Delhi , Jan. 21 : After it was reported that President Pranab Mukherjee's photo was captioned on Congress' banners and posters for electoral purposes, the Secretary to the President on Saturday wrote a letter to the Election Commission requesting him to take necessary steps to ensure that the neutrality of the Office is not breached.

  • Blinking helps brain work extra hard to stabilise our vision: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 21 : Ever noticed, why the world does not go dark when we blink?

  • Failure of Cong-SP alliance will pave way for lotus to bloom in UP: BJP
    New Delhi , Jan. 21 : With the Congress and Samajwadi Party failing to forge an alliance in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, a visibly pleased Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday asserted that this development is bound to pave way for the lotus- the party symbol of the BJP- in the state.

  • 12 killed as 8 coaches of Hirakhand Express derails in Odisha
    Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 : At least 12 passengers were killed and several others were injured when Jagdulpur to Bhubaneswar bound Hirakhand Express (18448) train went off the track near Kuleri railway station, barely 30 km from Rayagada in Odisha on Saturday midnight, local media reports said.

  • 2016 National Bravery Awards winning children call on the President
    New Delhi, Jan 21 : The 2016 National Bravery Awards winning children called on the President of India Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday.

  • Three schoolgirls killed, Bihar human chain event ends
    Patna, Jan 21 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): At least, three schoolgirls were killed and more than a 100 children fainted while they had gone to participate in the Bihar government's much-hyped programme against deaddiction, local media reported on Saturday.

  • Health Ministry to launch population based prevention, screening and control programme for five non-communicable diseases
    New Delhi, Jan 21 : Non-Communicable diseases (NCDs) which are Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) such as heart attacks and stroke, Diabetes, Chronic Respiratory Diseases (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases and Asthma) and Cancer inter alia account for over 60% of all mortality in India. Of these, nearly 55% are premature mortality.

  • Pakistan hands over Indian soldier
    Islamabad, Jan 21 : Pakistan has handed over an Indian soldier, who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control in September last year,at the Wagah Border on Saturday, officials confirmed.

  • England team launches "Curry 4 Kolkata Kids"
    Kolkata, Jan 21 :: England Cricket Team launched "Curry 4 Kolkata Kids" at the Eden Gardens on Saturday afternoon after their practice at the nets.

  • APSC cash-for-job scam: Former chairman Rakesh Paul sent five-day police custody
    Guwahati, Jan 21 : : Arrested former Chairman of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Rakesh Paul faced another problem after a local court on Saturday sent him to five days police custody in connection with another cash-for-job case loadged in 2014 against Paul.

  • Assam: Seven killed in separate road mishaps in past 24 hours
    Guwahati, Jan 21 : At least seven people were killed and several others were injured in different road mishaps in Assam in past 24 hours.

  • West Bengal court sentences 3 Lashkar militants to death
    Kolkata, Jan 21 : A local court in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday awarded death sentence to three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including an active member of LeT's suicide squad, reports said.

  • Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal crushes YIP Pui to storm into summit showdown
    Sarawak [Malaysia], Jan. 21 : Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal booked her place in the finals of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after crushing Hong Kong's YIP Pui Yin in straight games in women's singles event here on Saturday.

  • UP Polls: Varun Gandhi, Vinay Katiyar dropped from BJP's 'star campaigners' list
    New Delhi , Jan. 21 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its list of 'star campaigners' for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Polls which sported the names of several party heavyweights like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party chief Amit Shah and other Union Ministers, but BJP MP from Sultanpur, Varun Gandhi found his name missing from the list.

  • Planning late night? 'Stockpile' sleep a night before
    London [UK], Jan. 22 : You can now plan for a late night without worrying about the after-effects of too little rest! How? By 'stockpiling' sleep!

  • White House slams media for 'deliberate false reporting' on attendance at Trump's inauguration
    Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 22 : White House press secretary Sean Spicer has slammed the media for their reports regarding the attendance at President Donald Trump's inauguration, saying that it was a deliberate false reporting.

  • HIL: Dabang Mumbai rally from back to hold Ranchi Rays 3-3
    Mumbai , Jan. 22 : Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai scripted a dramatic 3-3 draw in a nerve-gripping thriller as the fifth edition of the Hockey India League made a sensational start at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.

  • Trump's son-in-law name cleared to serve as senior White House adviser
    Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 22 : United States President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner's name has been cleared by the Justice Department to serve in the White House.

  • Jallikattu row: Govt. has to bend before will of people, says BJP
    Bengaluru (Odisha) , Jan. 22 : Hailing the decision of the Tamil Nadu Government to issue an ordinance permitting Jallikattu, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said government has to bend before the will of the people.

  • More than 100 injured as Hirakhand express train derails in Odisha
    Rayagada (Odisha) , Jan. 22 : More than 100 people have been injured and many are feared to be dead after eight coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand express train derailed near Kuleri station in Odisha.

  • Trump visits CIA headquarters, extends support to intelligence officials
    Virginia [United States], Jan. 22 : President Donald Trump has extended his support to the Central Intelligence Agency during his visit to the headquarters of the CIA in Langley, Virginia.

  • India eye clean sweep, England play for pride in Kolkata ODI
    Kolkata , Jan. 22 : India will be aiming for a clean-sweep in the ODI series against England when the two sides meet in the third and final match at the iconic Eden Garderns in Kolkata on Sunday.

  • Trump admin asks National Park Service to stop tweets for weekend
    Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 22 : Representatives from the new Trump administration has asked the Interior Department's digital team to temporarily stop using Twitter after the National Park Service retweeted a few tweets that negatively compared the crowd sizes at Obama's 2009 inauguration to Donald Trump's inauguration.

  • Bangladesh Police detain 152 Myanmar nationals for entering country illegally
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 22 : At least 152 Myanmar nationals have been detained by the Bangladesh Police at the Ijtema premises in Tongi, Gazipur for entering the country illegally.

  • Shefali Shah to do a special cameo in 'Commando 2'
    New Delhi , Jan. 22 : Last seen in 'Dil Dhadakne Do' and 'Brothers' in strong supporting roles, the National award winner Shefali Shah will now be seen doing a cameo in the Vidyut Jammwal-starrer, 'Commando 2'.

  • Jallikattu row: TN Guv promulgates ordinance titled 'The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ordinance'
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Jan. 22 : In the wake of protest against ban on Jallikattu and considering the sentiments of Tamil people, it has been decided to promulgate an ordinance titled The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 (Central Act 59 of 1960) so as to exempt the conduct of Jallikattu from the provisions of the said Act.

  • Anurag Thakur appointed as HOPA head
    Dharamsala , Jan. 22 : Ex-BCCI chief Anurag Thakur who was ousted as from the post following a Supreme Court order, has been unanimously elected head of the Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association (HPOA) for a four-year term.

  • BJP releases second list of six candidates for Uttarakhand elections
    New Delhi , Jan. 22 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released the second list of six candidates for upcoming Uttarakhand elections.

  • Fit-again Azhar Ali to captain Pakistan in Sydney
    Karachi [Pakistan], Jan. 22 : Azhar Ali, Pakistan ODI skipper, has been declared fit to play in the fourth game of the ongoing five-match series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) today.

  • Dropping Advani, Varun from star campaigners' list shows dictatorship of BJP: Congress
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Jan. 22 : A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released the list of 'star campaigners' for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh polls, dropping Varun Gandhi and senior leader LK Advani, the Congress on Sunday said the decision clearly shows the dictatorship prevailing in the saffron party.

  • I am a nasty woman: Ashley Judd attacks 'Hitler' Trump
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 22 : More than 500,000 people participated in the Women's March on Washington in DC on Saturday including actress Ashley Judd, who raised eyebrows for her rant against the new President.

  • Women's March: Protests erupt across the globe on Trump's first day as President
    Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 21 : Women across the globe have joined hands in a massive gesture in marching out against the incoming administration in the United States, with Donald Trump's first full day as the 45th U.S. President.

  • Jallikattu row: Centre says its 'mulling' on implementing ban on PETA
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Jan.21 : Amidst a growing call for the ban on the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) by the people of Tamil Nadu for opposing Jallikattu, Environment Minister Anil Dave on Saturday said it is mulling to consider on the same.

  • Ordinance on Jallikattu won't resolve problem, need permanent solution: Congress
    New Delhi , Jan. 21 : Congress leader and senior advocate Salman Khurshid on Saturday asserted that the current ordinance on the bull-taming festival of Jallikattu to be held in Tamil Nadu will not resolve the problem, and emphasized on the need for a permanent solution on the same.

  • Women's March: Women protest across nation against mass assault, victim-blaming
    Bengaluru/New Delhi/Kolkata , Jan. 21 : Several women groups across the nation staged rallies protesting against several causes, especially the recent alleged mass molestation in Bengaluru on New Year's Eve, and the subsequent comments by politicians blaming women for the incident.

  • Jagdalpur -Bhubaneswar Hirakhand express train derails, several feared killed
    Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 : Several people are feared to have been killed as eight coaches of Jagdalpur -Bhubaneswar Hirakhand express train derailed near Kuleri station in Odisha on Sunday, media reports said.

  • DKS: Dhruv Sunish lifts trophy
    Kolkata,Jan 21 : After playing the final in Chandigarh Grade 3 ITF Juniors in the first week of 2017 and having played the finals of 2 ITF Juniors in 2016 in India, the title hungry Dhruv Sunish finally lifts the championship trophy in Boys Singles at the just concluded 25th DKS ITF JUNIORS 2017, held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad.

  • People's Choice Awards: Priyanka thanks Quantico's cast and crew
    Los Angeles, Jan 21 : Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has thanked the cast and crew of US tele serieal Quantico after she won the People's Choice Awards 2017.

  • STORY hosts curtain raiser for Children's Literary Meet in Kolkata
    Kolkata, Jan 21 : As a curtain raiser to the inaugural Children's Literary Meet (CLM), Kolkata's popular book and lifestyle store, STORY, presented Gillo Theatre's Catch That Crocodile, based on the book by Anushka Ravishankar, at their Elgin Road (south Kolkata) store on Friday and Saturday.

  • Saina Nehwal reaches Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold final
    Sarawak, Jan 21 : Indian Badminton star Saina Nehwal on Saturday crusied to the final of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold by beating Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin.

  • Japanese Ambassador to India meets Assam CM, discusses bilateral issues
    Guwahati, Jan 21 : Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu on Satruday evening called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and discussed various issues such as investment promotion, people-to-people exchanges and connectivity between Assam and Japan to give a boost to bilateral relations.

  • Pakistan: Explosion rocks Parachinar city, 25 killed
    New Delhi, Jan 21 : A powerful explosion rocked Parachinar city in Pakistan which killed at least 25 people on Saturday, media reports said.

  • NZC announces squad for ODI series against Australia
    Wellington, Jan 21 : New Zealand Cricket has named 1 14-member squad for the ANZ ODI matches of the Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia.

  • The Bengal Global Business Summit has drawn an overwhelming response: Mamata Banerjee
    Kolkata, Jan 21 : Announcing the dates of next year's The Bengal Global Business Summit, 2017, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said this year's edition has drawn an 'overwhelming response' from 'industry freinds' from across the globe.