Alia performs 'didi' duties for KJo's son

Alia performs 'didi' duties for KJo's son

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

It's Raksha Bandhan, and actress Alia Bhatt took out time to tie a rakhi on the tiny wrist of filmmaker Karan Johar's son Yash. Karan had launched Alia's Bollywood career with his 2012 film "Student Of The Year", following which the actress features in almost every production of the filmmaker. Whi;le...

Building city on Mars could cost up to $10 trillion: Elon Musk

Building city on Mars could cost up to $10 trillion: Elon Musk

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has not stopped at lofty talks of colonising Mars. He has even estimated the cost of having a self-sustaining civilization on the Red Planet which is "between $100 billion and $10 trillion". Musk tweeted his estimates of building a city on Mars in response to a question...

Mika Singh banned from Indian film industry

Mika Singh banned from Indian film industry

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

The All Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) has banned singer Mika Singh from the Indian film industry for performing at an event in Karachi, Pakistan. The event in Pakistan was organised by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's close relative.  A 30-second video clip tweeted by a Pakistani journalist showed Mika performing at...

Flights departing Hong Kong airport after protest chaos

Flights departing Hong Kong airport after protest chaos

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | AFP | Hong Kong

Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptive sit-in that paralysed the busy transport hub. Hundreds of flights were cancelled on Tuesday after demonstrators blockaded two terminals, the second consecutive day the airport has been targeted in...

China denies US Navy ship visits to Hong Kong amid unrest

China denies US Navy ship visits to Hong Kong amid unrest

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | AP | Washington

US officials said the Chinese government has denied requests for two US Navy ships to make port visits to Hong Kong amid civil unrest. Cmdr. Nate Christensen, deputy spokesman for the U.S. Pacific Fleet, said on Tuesday the USS Green Bay had been scheduled to visit Hong Kong on August 17...

Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned

Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | AFP | Washington

The warden of the high-security prison in New York where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been reassigned and two guards put on leave, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said the two guards placed on administrative leave by the Bureau of Prisons had been...

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | PTI | Beijing

Facing another U.S. Tariff hike, Chinese President Xi Jinping is getting tougher with Washington instead of backing down. Beijing fired what economists called a "warning shot" at Washington by letting its yuan currency weaken in response to President Donald Trump's latest threat of more punitive import duties on Sept 1. Chinese buyers...

Trump threatens to pull US from WTO 'if we have to'

Trump threatens to pull US from WTO 'if we have to'

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | AFP | Monaca

President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to pull the United States from the World Trade Organization if conditions are not improved. "We will leave if we have to," Trump told a cheering audience of workers at a Shell chemical plant in Pennsylvania. "We know that they have been screwing us for years and...

State Editions

SC OK’s admission in 3 new medical colleges

20 August 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

15 IAS officers shifted in State’

20 August 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

3 from Odisha in Jr women’s hockey coaching camp

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Food bank for ‘Hunger-Fee Odisha’ opened

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

MCL holds pipping ceremony

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Game on!

18 August 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Krishna, the nation builder

18 August 2019 | Dr. Asha Goswami | Agenda

Happiness in digital world

18 August 2019 | Dr Awdhesh Singh | Agenda

Faith does more than heal

18 August 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Let love play the game changer

18 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Art for the soul

18 August 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer