Lifestyle

Varun Dhawan mixes cardio, weight lifting and pilates to sculpt his totally fit body

Varun Dhawan mixes cardio, weight lifting and pilates to sculpt his totally fit body. (Instagram.com/varundhawan) Following the success of his last film, October, actor Varun Dhawan is back with a bang to shoot for his next Kalank, a period drama directed by Abhishek Varman. Knowing Varun’s dedication towards his fitness and workouts, Varman has reportedly […]

Entertainment

Bollywood star Katrina Kaif was spotted alongside her sister Isabelle and parents at a Mumbai eatery on Sunday night

Bollywood star Katrina Kaif, who was last seen in Salman Khan-starrer Tiger Zinda Hai, went out for a quiet family dinner late Sunday in Mumbai and pictures from their outing are going viral online. Katrina was spotted along with her sister Isbabelle, mom Suzanne Turquotte and dad Mohammed Kaif at a Bandra restaurant in Mumbai. […]

Politics

The Opposition says a ‘conspiracy’ and strong arm tactics are behind the Trinamool Congress’ formidable record of victories

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally at Damurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.( With 27% of the total seats in the Bengal panchayat elections won without any contest, the Trinamool Congress has set an all-time time record, beating the Left Front which won 11% of the […]

Business

The government has identified 4 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) for listing on stock exchanges in line with the Union Budget 2018-19

Guidelines for the listing are almost ready, and entail details like quantum of stake dilution, instrument to be floated and category of possible investors in the public issue, sources said. They further said the four RRBs are eligible to come out with initial public offerings (IPOs), and may hit the capital markets this year. “It […]

Politics

In an editorial in Saamana, the Shiv Sena said Narendra Modi did not raise crucial issues with Chinese President Xi Jinping

The Shiv Sena on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his recent visit to China, which it said had no particular agenda, and questioned him on what was achieved by such a trip. In an editorial in the party’s mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, the Sena slammed Modi for not taking up crucial issues with Chinese President […]

Business

China’s economy is giving little sign that a slowdown is approaching, with services strengthening and manufacturing remaining robust

The official manufacturing purchasing managers index stood at 51.4 in April versus the 51.3 estimate in a Bloomberg survey and 51.5 last month. The non-manufacturing PMI, covering services and construction, rose to 54.8, the statistics bureau said Monday, beating estimates. Levels above 50 indicate improvement. In the face of persistent threats to the trade outlook […]

Politics

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar reacts after being produced at CBI court in Lucknow, in connection with the Unnao rape case

MLA Sengar allegedly raped the woman, then a minor, along with others, participating in a gang rape, but the police refused to take action. Instead, the police arrested the young woman’s father, and he was later beaten so severely, allegedly by the MLA’s aides, that he died. Despite public outrage, what explains this sort of […]

Latest Bulletin

Islamic State claims attack, Six journalists among 25 killed in twin suicide blasts in Kabul

  At least 25 people were killed, including Agence France-Presse chief photographer Shah Marai and five other journalists, when two suicide blasts ripped through Kabul on Monday, police and  have confirmed. The attacks, claimed by the Islamic State group, are the latest deadly assaults on the Afghan capital and have spurred an outpouring of grief […]

Sports

Chris Lynn scored a fifty as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in an IPL 2018

Chris Lynn in action during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bangalore. Chris Lynn scored his 22nd T20 fifty and the second of this IPL as he led Kolkata Knight Riders’ charge against Royal Challengers Bangalore. KKR won by six wickets. (RCB vs KKR IPL 2018 HIGHLIGHTS) Putting […]

Sports

Fielding let RCB down vs Kolkata Knight Riders, says Brendon McCullum:IPL 2018

  Brendon McCullum blamed his side’s fielding for the loss against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday. (RCB vs KKR highlights) The Kiwi batsman, returning to the side after being dropped for two games, made 38 as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) managed to post a challenging 175/4 in their allotted 20 overs. However, the […]

Business

Allcargo Logistics Ltd. is emulating Uber Technologies Inc. to boost its business of sharing marine containers

Allcargo Logistics Ltd. is emulating Uber Technologies Inc. to boost its business of sharing marine containers. A unit of the Mumbai-based Allcargo, ECU Worldwide, which aggregates orders from clients, plans to use Uber’s model to make it easier for clients to book marine freight. Allcargo, which reported a drop in profit in four of the […]

Lifestyle

Sri Lanka is going through a tourism revival and the luxury hotel industry is booming

The manicured gardens and bungalow at Ceylon Tea Trails.(Facebook) In 2004 businessman Malik Fernando bought Castlereagh, a decrepit bungalow in the terraced, emerald hills of Sri Lanka’s sprawling tea country. The structure had no roof. “It was in absolute shambles,” he recalls. “There were cattle roaming through the whole house.” But it had one irresistible […]