Kipchoge is first to dip under 2 hours for marathon

Kipchoge is first to dip under 2 hours for marathon

Saturday, 12 October 2019 | AP | VIENNA

Eliud Kipchoge has become the first athlete to run a marathon in less than two hours, although it will not count as a world record. The Olympic champion and world record holder from Kenya clocked 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds Saturday at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, an event set...

Trump attacks Biden, slams impeachment probe at Minn. rally

Trump attacks Biden, slams impeachment probe at Minn. rally

Friday, 11 October 2019 | AP | MINNEAPOLIS

President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail, with biting and unsupported attacks on potential Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Confronting an investigation provoked by his unprecedented calls for Ukraine and...

Kate, William to visit Pak next week

Kate, William to visit Pak next week

Friday, 11 October 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit Pakistan from October 14 to October 18, the first royal visit to the country in 13 years, where the couple will also meet the nation's top leadership, according to a media report. According to Pakistan's Foreign Office sources, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,...

Big B turns 77; celeb wishes pour in

Big B turns 77; celeb wishes pour in

Friday, 11 October 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

Bollywood Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan turned 77 on October 11, and several industry colleagues took to social media to wish the megastar a year full of happiness and good health. Bachchan first gained popularity in the 1970s with films such as "Zanjeer", "Deewaar" and "Sholay". His iconic roles established him as Bollywood's...

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, 11 October 2019 | AFP | Oslo

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with bitter foe Eritrea, the Nobel Committee said. Abiy was honoured "for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the...

France says EU sanctions against Turkey 'on the table'

France says EU sanctions against Turkey 'on the table'

Friday, 11 October 2019 | AFP | Paris

France's Europe minister said Friday that EU sanctions against Turkey over its anti-Kurd offensive in Syria are "on the table", after European nations failed to convince the UN Security Council to condemn the military strikes by Ankara. "Obviously it's on the table," Amelie de Montchalin told France Inter radio, saying potential...

Bond movie filming causes terror scare at RAF base

Bond movie filming causes terror scare at RAF base

Friday, 11 October 2019 | IANS | London

The shooting for the 25th James Bond movie titled "No Time to Die" reportedly sparked a huge terror scare while filming was underway at the largest Royal Air Force (RAF) air base in the UK. The incident occurred at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire last week, after crew members left behind a...

Michael Jackson bio-musical to premiere on Broadway next year

Michael Jackson bio-musical to premiere on Broadway next year

Friday, 11 October 2019 | PTI | Los Angeles

Michael Jackson bio-musical, titled "MJ the Musical", will hit the Broadway stage in July 2020. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will begin preview performances on July 6 with an official opening set for August 13 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, the musical will focus...

State Editions

CM issues instructions for cultural programmes

16 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

24 farmers, 3 officials depart for Israel

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Cabinet OK’s 5% DA hike of State Govt employees

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Need to conserve tribal culture: Das

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Naveen’s biggest asset is not reacting to his critics

16 October 2019 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK | Bhubaneswar

Lawyers’ frequent strikes irk Orissa HC Full Bench

16 October 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer