World benefiting from Yoga as no one has patent on it: Prabhu

World benefiting from Yoga as no one has patent on it: Prabhu

New Delhi, December 4 (IANS) Emphasising that the entire world was benefiting from Yoga, Union Commerce and Industries Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said this was possible only because nobody has a patent or proprietary rights over it due to which the practice could spread all over the world.   “No one knows who invented […]

Veteran Actor Shashi Kapoor Passes Away At 79

Veteran Actor Shashi Kapoor Passes Away At 79

Mumbai, December 4 (PTI) Legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor, the romantic screen icon of ’70s and ’80s, died on Monday evening. He was 79.   He took his last breath at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here.   Actor Randhir Kapoor, son of veteran actor Raj Kapoor, confirmed the news.   “Yes he has passed […]

Rajasthan government employees plan massive protest over 7th Pay Commission implementation

Jaipur, December 4 (IANS) Angry Rajasthan state government employees have planned massive protests in district headquarters across the state on December 13, when the Vasundhara Raje government celebrates four years in office, to press their demands, including implementing recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission from January 1, 2016 instead of January 2017.   The state […]

Trump follows predecessors with defense of Melania Trump

Trump follows predecessors with defense of Melania Trump

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. There’s a long tradition of presidents defending their first ladies, and it’s now Trump’s turn. Trump pushed back recently after Vanity Fair magazine, citing an anonymous […]

Glad to see filmmakers innovate: Priyanka Chopra

Glad to see filmmakers innovate: Priyanka Chopra

Mumbai, December 4 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra, who on Monday launched an interactive trailer of “Monsoon Shootout”, said she is happy to see filmmakers who push the envelope with something new.   “Shoot or not to shoot? You get to decide what happens next in the trailer for ‘Monsoon Shootout’. What a cool idea! So […]

No terror group active in Tripura: Police chief

Agartala, December 4 (IANS) There is no terrorist outfit currently active in Tripura but some of the cadres of the state’s extremist groups are hiding in neighbouring Bangladesh, Director General of Police Akhil Kumar Shukla said here.   Also, no militant outfits were involved in the abduction of four Tripura Gramin Bank officials, he told […]

Destroy terror ‘safe havens’ or else US will: CIA tells Pakistan

Destroy terror ‘safe havens’ or else US will: CIA tells Pakistan

Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo testifies before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/Files   Washington/Islamabad, December 4 (IANS) In a stern warning to Pakistan, the CIA chief has said if Islamabad does not eliminate terrorist “safe havens” in its territory, the US […]

China suspends flights from Bali to China due to volcanic ash – report

China suspends flights from Bali to China due to volcanic ash – report

Smoke from Mount Agung volcano drifts away from the crater as seen from Amed in Karangasem Regency, Bali, Indonesia, December 2, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside   SHANGHAI, December 4 (Reuters) – China’s aviation authority has suspended all flights from the Indonesian holiday island of Bali to Chinese cities until the threat of volcanic ash clears, the […]