T-Series on verge of becoming No. 1 YouTube Channel

T-Series on verge of becoming No. 1 YouTube Channel

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

Indian film production house and music label T-Series needs slightly more than 800 subscribers to beat Swedish YouTuber PewDiePie's channel and become the No 1 YouTube Channel. Currently, T-series has over 90,337,357 subscribers while PewDiePie has subscribers with a count of 90,338, 188. The battle between the two channels was going on...

Prez awards gallantry awards to armed forces personnel

Prez awards gallantry awards to armed forces personnel

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday awarded two Kirti Chakras and and an equal number of Shaurya Chakras posthumously to soldiers who laid down their lives in Army operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast. In a rare occurrence, he also awarded a Shaurya Chakra to 16-year-old Irfan Ramzan Sheikh who...

India super competitive, exciting market: Netflix CEO

India super competitive, exciting market: Netflix CEO

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | IANS | Los Angeles

India, where Reliance Jio Infocomm has set an example for the world to emulate by widening low-cost Internet access, is a competitive and exciting market with its diverse dynamics and large pool of stories, says Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. "There has been tremendous traction... Everyone has been talking about 'Lust Stories'...

No metro services till 2.30 pm on Holi: DMRC

No metro services till 2.30 pm on Holi: DMRC

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Metro services will not be available till 2.30 pm on Thursday due to Holi, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said on Tuesday. In addition, Metro feeder bus services will also not be available till 2pm and will run as per schedule thereafter, it said. On the day of the 'Holi' festival...

Deepika, Ranbir Kapoor share hugs, goodbye kisses

Deepika, Ranbir Kapoor share hugs, goodbye kisses

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

Actors and former couple Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor were spotted greeting each other with hugs and goodbye kisses after an event here. Deepika and Ranbir, who reunited for a commercial a few days ago, attended the event on Monday for the brand that they are endorsing together.  Their photographs after the...

NZ premier Ardern vows mosque gunman will face 'full force of law'

NZ premier Ardern vows mosque gunman will face 'full force of law'

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | AFP | Christchurch

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern promised on Tuesday that the man responsible for last week's deadly mosque massacres would face "the full force of the law", as she vowed never to utter his name. "He sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety -- that is...

Thai tycoon convicted, bailed in black leopard poaching case

Thai tycoon convicted, bailed in black leopard poaching case

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | AFP | Kanchanaburi (Thailand)

A Thai tycoon accused of poaching a black leopard was sentenced to 16 months in jail on other charges Tuesday but allowed to go free pending an appeal, in a case that has caused an outcry in a country fed up with impunity for powerful figures. Construction magnate Premchai Karnasuta, whose...

Priyanka Chopra features in powerful women list

Priyanka Chopra features in powerful women list

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | IANS | Los Angeles

Global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Oprah Winfrey and Meryl Streep in USA Today's list of "50 most powerful women in entertainment". Honoured on getting featured in the list, Priyanka said in a statement: "I feel privileged to share this platform with these amazing women who have...