Feel free to breastfeed here, Pope tells mothers in Sistine Chapel

Feel free to breastfeed here, Pope tells mothers in Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis baptizes a baby during a ceremony in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican January 8, 2017. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters   VATICAN CITY, January 7 (Reuters) – Pope Francis baptised 34 infants during a long ceremony in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday and told their mothers to feel free to breastfeed them there […]

Press corps condemn FIR against Tribune reporter

New Delhi/Mumbai, January 7 (IANS) Various press bodies including the Press Club of India, the Editors Guild, Indian Women’s Press Corps, Press Association and the Mumbai Press Club on Sunday condemned the lodging of FIR against The Tribune reporter who exposed vulnerability of the Aadhaar data.   The press clubs and journalists’ associations dubbed the […]

Man held for harassing Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter over phone

Man held for harassing Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter over phone

A 32-year-old man was arrested from West Bengal for allegedly harassing Sachin Tendulkar’s 20-year-old daughter over phone, police said on Sunday.   The accused, identified as Devkumar Mitti, allegedly made several calls to the landline number of the ace cricketer, a resident of suburban Bandra, in December last year, a police official said.   Mitti […]

Need GST anti-profiteering rules to avoid price rise: CII

New Delhi, January 7 (IANS) Noting that the GST anti-profiteering clause could lead to hardship, industry chamber CII on Sunday urged more clarity in rules to curb price hike arising from a rollout of the new indirect tax regime, saying tax authorities will need to be more sensitive to avoid undue harassment of assessees.   […]

China’s Arunachal transgression not planned: Report

New Delhi, January 7 (IANS) The recent Chinese intrusion into Arunachal Pradesh was an “inadvertent border crosswalk” by some labourers and did not involve Chinese troops, according to a report by the National Security Council, an apex body that advises the Prime Minister on security-related issues.   According to highly placed sources, the report said […]

Centre announces tourism package in poll-bound Meghalaya

Shillong, January 7 (IANS) With Assembly elections in Meghalaya likely to be announced this week, Union Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons on Sunday announced a tourism package of Rs 70 crore to develop religious and spiritual circuits in the state.   Denying that the announcement was aimed at wooing voters, especially the Christian community, he accused […]

Dialogue with Pakistan only way to end bloodshed: J&K CM

Srinagar, January 7 (IANS) On the second death anniversary of her father and former Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday made a passionate appeal to India and Pakistan to resume parleys to end the ongoing bloodshed in Kashmir.   Addressing party workers who came in large numbers […]

Indian Railways to equip all 8,500 stations with Wi-Fi

New Delhi, January 7 (IANS) All railway stations — nearly 8,500 across the country, including those in rural and remote areas — will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at an estimated cost of Rs 700 crore ($110 million).   As part of the government’s ambitious Digital India initiative, the national transporter has currently commissioned Wi-Fi […]

Golden Globes: It’s not who wins but who will say what

Golden Globes: It’s not who wins but who will say what

Nominees for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama category, (L-R) Jessica Chastain, Sally Hawkins, Frances McDormand, Meryl Streep and Michelle Williams. REUTERS/File Photos   The Golden Globes kick off Hollywood’s countdown to the Oscars on Sunday, but the focus is expected to be less on who walks away with the top […]

Bieber, Gomez behaving like ‘lovesick school kids’

Bieber, Gomez behaving like ‘lovesick school kids’

Bieber, Gomez Singers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, who have rekindled their relationship, are behaving like “two lovesick school kids”.   Bieber and Gomez got back together in December 2017, weeks after she split from her boyfriend The Weeknd.   Their common friends say they are more in love than ever, reports femalefirst.co.uk.   “They are […]