GST: Domestic LPG gets costlier, commercial LPG is cheaper

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) With all grades of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) coming under GST, consumers in India will be paying more from this month for their cooking gas cylinders.   While petroleum is not under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that rolled out from July 1, the central government clarified that day […]

Meghalaya eyeing Limca Book of Records on human logo

Shillong, July 3 (IANS) The Meghalaya election department will soon submit documentation regarding the formation of the biggest human logo by young voters, an official said on Monday.   The logo formation was held on Saturday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex, as part of the launch of a state-wide drive to enrol voters with […]

China says it is also different from 1962

Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Amid rising tensions over their border row, Beijing on Monday responded to India in similar fashion, saying the China of 2017 was not the China of 1962.   “To some extent he is right in saying that India in 2017 is different from the India in 1962, just like China is […]

Swathes of south China under water, heat strikes north

Swathes of south China under water, heat strikes north

BEIJING, July 3 (Reuters) – Torrential rain lashed parts of central and south China on Monday, with floods damaging crops, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes and killing at least 33, while the north wilted in a heat wave and drought-like conditions.   Water levels in more than 60 rivers in southern China have […]

Journalism lessons came handy for ‘…Garuda Vega’: Shraddha Das

Journalism lessons came handy for ‘…Garuda Vega’: Shraddha Das

Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Das says her journalism lessons in college helped her play her part of a news reporter with ease and to perfection in the upcoming Telugu action drama “PSV Garuda Vega”.   After playing a gangster in Praveen Sattaru’s “Guntur Talkies”, Shraddha is kicked about playing a reporter in his […]

Arjun, Parineeti to reunite after ‘Ishaqzaade’

Arjun, Parineeti to reunite after ‘Ishaqzaade’

Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) After impressing the audience with their chemistry in the 2012 film “Ishaqzaade”, actors Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra will reunite for a second time with Dibakar Banerjee’s next film “Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar”.   The film is a story of a man and a woman who represent two completely different sides […]

Celebrities react to Trump’s CNN body slam tweet

Celebrities react to Trump’s CNN body slam tweet

Washington, July 3 (IANS) American celebrities like actress Mia Farrow and singer John Legend are not impressed with US President Donald Trump’s CNN body slam video.   Trump caused controversy on July 2 when he shared a video on Twitter of himself physically attacking someone meant to represent CNN.   The video shows Trump taking […]

Not in race for PM’s post: Nitish

Patna, July 3 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday declared that he was not in the race to become the Prime Minister in the 2019 Lok Sabha election.   Describing his Janata Dal-United (JD-U) as “a small party”, Nitish Kumar said: “Hamari party choti hai aur hum PM pad ke race mein katai […]