Amarinder undos ‘injustice’ to Harmanpreet; offers police job

Amarinder undos ‘injustice’ to Harmanpreet; offers police job

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has offered a job in the Punjab Police to Indian batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur following her stellar performance in the ICC Women’s World Cup in England. Singh offered the post of a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to Kaur if she so desired to join the police force, the Chief Minister’s […]

IMF slashes US growth forecasts for 2017-2018

IMF slashes US growth forecasts for 2017-2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its economic growth forecasts for the US to 2.1 per cent for this year and the next, down from the 2.3 per cent for 2017 and 2.5 per cent for 2018 that it had predicted in April, the media reported. The global financial institution cited the “uncertainty” over […]

Big B’s ambassadorship for Unicef extended for two years

Big B’s ambassadorship for Unicef extended for two years

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s ambassadorship for Unicef has been extended for another two years and will be working on eradicating measles and rubella infections for children. Amitabh, who is a tuberculosis and hepatitis B conqueror, has been associated with various health campaigns like polio, hepatitis B, tuberculosis and diabetes. The 74-year-old thespian on Sunday night took […]

Honor 8 Pro: Outshines OnePlus 5 in every department

Honor 8 Pro: Outshines OnePlus 5 in every department

Two flagship duel-camera smartphones from two Chinese players — one from Huawei under its sub-brand Honor and another from OnePlus — have arrived in India. Claiming to rip apart the premium mid-segment market — after a successful Honor 8 run — Huawei has brought the Honor 8 Pro with fourth generation 12MP dual-lens camera system […]

China, Russia conduct simulation exercise for joint naval drills

China, Russia conduct simulation exercise for joint naval drills

Chinese and Russian commanders conducted a simulation exercise in Kaliningrad province for the ongoing joint military drills code-named “Joint Sea 2017” in the Baltic Sea. In the hours-long exercise on Sunday, two tactical assault groups, consisting of mixed warships from the Chinese and Russian fleets, simulated details of the drills on a map including ship-to-sea […]

Trump still doesn’t accept intelligence conclusion on Russia

Trump still doesn’t accept intelligence conclusion on Russia

 US President Donald Trump remains unconvinced that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 election, the newly-appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said. “He basically said to me, ‘Hey you know, this is, maybe they did it, maybe they didn’t do it,’” Scaramucci told CNN on Sunday night of a conversation he had with the […]

‘600,000 to contract cholera in Yemen by year end’

‘600,000 to contract cholera in Yemen by year end’

The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned that the current number of suspected cases of cholera in Yemen will at least double by the end of 2017 to reach 600,000 cases. ICRC President Peter Maurer arrived here on Sunday for a five-day visit to the war-torn country, reports Efe news. Maurer warned that […]

Renowned Indian space scientist U.R. Rao dead

Renowned Indian space scientist U.R. Rao dead

Renowned Indian space scientist U.R. Rao passed away here in the early hours of Monday, said a space agency official. He was 85. “Rao passed away at his residence around 3 a.m., after prolonged illness and due to age-related health issues,” the official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) told IANS. Rao, who was […]

Amarinder undos ‘injustice’ to Harmanpreet; offers police job

Amarinder undos ‘injustice’ to Harmanpreet; offers police job

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has offered a job in the Punjab Police to Indian batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur following her stellar performance in the ICC Women’s World Cup in England. Singh offered the post of a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to Kaur if she so desired to join the police force, the Chief Minister’s […]

20 killed in Kabul suicide blast

20 killed in Kabul suicide blast

At least 20 people were killed on Monday in a suicide blast targeting the house of an Afghan politician here, police said. “The blast occurred near the house of Mohammad Mohaqiq, deputy to Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, in Golah-e-Dawakhana locality at around 6.50 a.m.,” a police official told Xinhua news agency. Tolo News, citing sources […]

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