I have answers to all the questions: Kangana Ranaut

I have answers to all the questions: Kangana Ranaut

Mumbai, September 2 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut is back in the news for making comments on the legal battle with actor Hrithik Roshan last year, and demanding an apology from him and his father Rakesh Roshan. The actress says it has nothing to do with publicity stunts and she has answers to all the queries.   […]

Myths around coconut oil busted

Myths around coconut oil busted

New Delhi, September 2 (IANS) If consumed in moderation and accompanied by a healthy diet and plenty of exercise, coconut oil is great for the body, skin and hair, say experts.   Mahesh Jayaraman, medical researcher, therapist, health advisor and co-founder of health platform Sepalika.com, and Ishika Sachdev, holistic nutritionist, bust myths around the oil. […]

Swiss President reaffirms support for India’s fight against black money

Swiss President reaffirms support for India’s fight against black money

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) with Swiss president Doris Leuthard before the start of their meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: AP   New Delhi, September 2 (IANS) President of Switzerland Dorsi Leuthard has reaffirmed her country’s support for India’s fight against black money.   “The Swiss government, the federal council, is committed to […]

Rate cut hopes, healthy domestic cues lift equity indices

Mumbai, September 2 (IANS) Short covering ahead of the August derivatives expiry, coupled with hopes of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), healthy auto sales data and manufacturing data for the month of August, contributed to the bull run of key Indian equity indices for the third consecutive week.   Besides, […]

Gorakhpur tragedy: UP police arrests another key accused

Lucknow, September 2 (IANS) A Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday in Gorakhpur arrested an accused connected to the mass death of children within a week in August at the BRD Medical College.   Kafeel Khan, the third prime accused in the case, was trying to flee the country possibly […]

Shamita is far more talented than me: Shilpa Shetty

Shamita is far more talented than me: Shilpa Shetty

Mumbai, September 2 (IANS) Actress Shamita Shetty will be appearing on screen after a long time in the web series “Yo Ke Hua Bro”. Her sister and actress Shilpa Shetty says that Shamita is far more talented than her.   “I’m excited as an elder sister that at last she (Shamita) agreed to do something. […]

I love vanity as a woman: Bhumi Pednekar

I love vanity as a woman: Bhumi Pednekar

Mumbai, September 2 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has been playing roles of a small town and middle-class girl in films like “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”, “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan”, says in real life she loves to dress up and that vanity comes with the entertainment business.   Bhumi has been […]

BRICS Summit against backdrop of plummeting Washington-Moscow ties

By Saeed Naqvi IANS | September 2 Two recent events will influence attitudes at the 9th BRICS summit at Xiamen, China, from September 3 to 5 — Doklam and Trump’s decision to send more troops to Afghanistan.   Beijing and Moscow have grave anxieties about terrorist groups, in the name of militant Islam, threatening their […]

Trump seeks $7.85 billion for Harvey relief, warns on debt ceiling

Trump seeks $7.85 billion for Harvey relief, warns on debt ceiling

U.S. first lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stand by U.S. President Donald Trump as he holds up FEMA map of damage assessment in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque   WASHINGTON, September 2 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has asked […]

Search goes on for Harvey survivors, Trump requests aid

Search goes on for Harvey survivors, Trump requests aid

A man rescues a dog from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Rose City, Texas, U.S. on August 31, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman   ORANGE, Texas/HOUSTON, September 2 (Reuters) – Rescuers searched painstakingly through flooded neighborhoods across southeastern Texas on Friday for people stranded by Hurricane Harvey’s deluge as President Donald Trump asked Congress […]

Mexico qualify for World Cup with win over Panama

Mexico qualify for World Cup with win over Panama

MEXICO CITY, September 2 (Reuters) – Mexico became the first CONCACAF side to qualify for the Russia World Cup on Friday when an Hirving Lozano goal gave them a 1-0 win over Panama at the Azteca stadium.   They secured the points thanks to substitute Lozano, who scored with a header just two minutes after […]

I’d play on a parking lot, says Sharapova

I’d play on a parking lot, says Sharapova

NEW YORK, September 2 (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova has shrugged off Caroline Wozniacki’s criticism of U.S. Open organisers for giving the Russian centre court billing in her return to grand slam tennis after a doping ban.   Defeated by Ekaterina Makarova on an outside court in the second round, former world number one Wozniacki lashed […]