Indonesias Parliament votes to ban sex outside of marriage

Indonesias Parliament unanimously passed a long-awaited revision of the countrys penal code on Tuesday that criminalises sex outside of mar...
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Donald Trump Jr. to visit India this month; may announce expansion in Indian realty s...

US-based The Trump Organization Executive Vice President Donald Trump Jr, son of former US President Donald J Trump, is expected to visit India this month and may announce its expansion in Indian real estate market. New York-based The Trump Organization entered into Indian real estate market through a partnership with Mumbai-based Tribeca Develop...

Samantha Ruth Prabhus Yashoda to stream on Prime Video from Dec 9

Samantha Ruth Prabhu-starrer "Yashoda" will be available for streaming on Prime Video from December 9, the streamer announced on Tuesday. In a press release, the Amazon streaming service said the Telugu movie will also be available to its subscribers with dubs in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages. Directed by filmmaker duo Hareesh Nara...

Lapierre would visit City of Joy set, was gentle : Rudraprasad Sengupta

Theatre personality Rudraprasad Sengupta, who had acted in the film City of Joy, based on Dominique Lapierres famous book, recalls him as a soft-spoken person loath to discuss anything about the controversy surrounding the book on the sets. Lapierre would rather talk about art, films, literature, music and exchanged pleasantries with Sengupta and ...

Indias thermal power generation rises by 16 pc in November

Indias thermal power generation registered a growth of 16.28 per cent at 87,687 MU (million units) in November this year as compared to 75,412 MU generated in the corresponding month of previous fiscal. The overall generation of power in the country also increased by 14.63 per cent from 1,02,968 MU to 1,18,029 MU in the reporting month year-on-ye...

UDF demands judicial probe into Vizhinjam violence

The Opposition UDF on Tuesday made a scathing attack against the Kerala government, alleging that it adopted a "hostile attitude" towards the fishermen protesting against the construction of Vizhinjam port and demanded a judicial probe into the recent violent incidents in connection with the anti-seaport stir.The investigation should bring out the...

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Indias thermal power generation rises by 16 pc in November

Indias thermal power generation registered a growth of 16.28 per cent at 87,687 MU (million units) in November this year as compared to 75,412 MU generated in the corresponding month of previous fiscal. The overall generation of power in the country also increased by 14.63 per cent from 1,02,968 MU to 1,18,029 MU in the reporting month year-on-ye...

Delhi Police busts international cyber fraud gang duping job aspirants with WFH roles...

The Delhi Police has busted an international cyber fraud gang running a fake call centre for duping unemployed youths on the promise of providing them with work from home roles with an e-commerce company, officials said on Monday. Four accused -- Amit Kedia (30), Sachin Gupta (36), Rohit Jain (36) and Pradeep Kumar (34) -- were arrested, police ...

GST council to consider decriminalisation of GST law in Dec 17 meet

The GST Council in its next meeting is likely to discuss decriminalisation of offences under GST law, along with raising the threshold of launching prosecution to Rs 20 crore, from Rs 5 crore at present, officials said on Monday. The council, chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising her state counterparts, is scheduled ...

Believe the hype, Bellingham is lighting up the World Cup

Jordan Henderson knew exactly who to thank after opening the scoring in Englands 3-0 win against Senegal at the World Cup. Pointing a finger in the direction of Jude Bellingham, Henderson charged over to his teammate, pressed his face nose-to-nose with the teenager and stared intensely into his eyes before embracing him in celebration. With Engl...

Poland finds its true level at World Cup, beaten by the best

Poland heads home from the World Cup as the latest team unable to overcome an inspired Kylian Mbappé, who dominated in Frances 3-1 win in the round of 16. It meant back-to-back losses against the games superstars, after Lionel Messi and Argentina won 2-0 in the last round of group-stage games. Poland looked over-matched at the highest level and ...

Kylian Mbappe is bringing football to a new dimension at World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldos precision. Lionel Messis vision. The speed and power of the original Ronaldo the one from Brazil. Kylian Mbappé is elevating his performance to a new dimension at the World Cup. As Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo play what will likely be their final World Cup, the France and Paris Saint-Germain striker is erasing any questions ...

Aggressive England beats Pakistan by 74 runs in 1st tesT

England showcased its masterful approach of aggression in test cricket with a superb 74-run victory over Pakistan in the final session of the first test on Sunday. Needing 263 runs with eight wickets in hand on Day 5, Pakistan was dismissed for 268 against the reverse swing of James Anderson (4-36) and Ollie Robinson (4-50) -- losing its last five...

Indian players fined 80 per cent of match fee for slow over-rate in first ODI

India were on Monday penalised for slow over-rate in the first ODI against Bangladesh here, with the players coughing up 80 per cent of their match fee. India lost the opening game of the three-match series by one wicket on Sunday. ICC elite panel match referee Ranjan Madugalle imposed the sanction after India were ruled to be four overs short o...

What next for African champ Senegal after World Cup exit?

African champion Senegal was outplayed by England and given a reality check as it was eliminated in the last 16 at the World Cup. Senegal was missing its best player in Sadio Mane through injury and was also hampered by the absence of other key players against England, but still held hopes of launching a strong challenge in its first World Cup kn...

AIFF withdraws bid to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup, Saudi Arabia left as lone bidder

India on Monday withdrew its bid to stage the 2027 AFC Asian Cup with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) declaring that hosting big-ticket events is not among its "strategic priorities" at this juncture. India and Saudi Arabia were the only two countries left as bidders to host the 2027 continental showpiece after nations such as Iran and U...

Lewandowski exit with Poland looks like World Cup farewell

Robert Lewandowski cradled the neck of Kylian Mbappé, whose face was bowed as if to let the Poland veteran kiss the top of his head. It was a fatherly gesture from the 34-year-old FIFA world player of the year to the 23-year-old France superstar who is now on the fast track to winning the next award. Lewandowski smiled when approaching Mbappé af...

Olivier Giroud breaks Henrys French record with 52nd goal

The national team scoring record now checked off his list, Olivier Giroud turned his attention to helping France win a second consecutive World Cup. Giroud broke Thierry Henrys French record with his 52nd goal for his country on Sunday when he scored the first in a 3-1 victory over Poland that put the reigning champions in the World Cup quarterfi...

Pelés family: COVID caused infection, death not imminent

Two daughters and one grandson of Brazilian soccer great Pelé said the three-time World Cup winner has been hospitalized since Tuesday to treat a respiratory infection aggravated by COVID-19. They added that the 82-year-old is under no imminent risk of death. Kely and Flavia Nascimento and Arthur Arantes do Nascimento said in an interview aired S...

For Cisse, World Cup as coach much harder than as captain

As captain, Aliou Cisse led Senegal to victory over the defending World Cup champions and all the way to the quarterfinals, matching Africas best run in its first appearance at the tournament. As coach, Cisse is finding the World Cup much, much tougher. The current African champions lost to England 3-0 on Sunday in a surprisingly lopsided result...

BJP demands probe into leak of list of Kashmiri Pandit employees

The BJP on Sunday demanded a probe into the leak of a list of Kashmiri Pandit employees posted in Kashmir Valley which was circulated on social media after being published by a blog linked to a terrorist outfit. BJP spokesman Altaf Thakur expressed concern over the blog linked to The Resistance Front (TRF), an offshoot of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT...

Gujarat: Clash between supporters of Cong, BJP candidates in Danta Assembly seat on p...

Supporters of the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party candidates from Danta Assembly seat in Gujarats Banaskantha district allegedly clashed with each other after a collision between the vehicles of the two leaders, police said on Monday. No one was injured in the incident which took place at around 10.30 pm on Sunday, Banaskantha Super...

Bypolls in five states: SP, BJP trade charges in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat, EVM glitche...

Moderate polling was recorded till noon in the bypoll to six assembly constituencies in five states and the Mainpuri parliamentary seat in Uttar Pradesh on Monday amid complaints of glitches in EVMs and allegations by the Samajwadi Party that the police and administration were preventing people from casting vote. Rampur Sadar and Khatauli in Utt...

Covid variants still transmissible between species: Study

The SARS-CoV-2 virus is still highly transmissible between mammals, according to a study based on computer simulations. Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), US, found that coronaviruses use their spike proteins -- which help them to infect cells -- to attach themselves to the host cells in both bats and humans in much the same ...

Airplane crash in Gulf of Mexico leaves 2 dead, 1 missing

A private airplane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast Saturday night, with two people confirmed dead as authorities searched for a third person believed to have been on the flight, police said. Authorities in Venice, Florida, initiated a search Sunday after 10 a.m. following a Federal Aviation Administration inquiry to the Venic...

Odisha by-poll: Over 8 pc polling in first two hours in Padampur assembly seat

Over 8 per cent polling was recorded in the first two hours of voting in Odishas Padampur assembly constituency, where by-election is underway on Monday, an Election Commission official said. Long queues were seen in front of several polling stations even before the voting process started at 7 am. Tight security arrangements have been made in al...
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