Report: Facebook offering 'millions' to publishers for news

Report: Facebook offering 'millions' to publishers for news

Friday, 09 August 2019 | AP | SAN FRANCISCO (US)

Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer "millions of dollars" for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news industry. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that...

Malaysian trackers shout London girl's name in jungle search

Malaysian trackers shout London girl's name in jungle search

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | AP | Seremban (Malaysia)

Malaysia's indigenous trackers called out the name of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a forest resort as the search entered a fifth day Thursday and her family made an emotional appeal for support. Members of the Senoi Praq, a special police team comprising indigenous tribes famed for their...

Sara sets trend for celeb behaviour, says Rishi

Sara sets trend for celeb behaviour, says Rishi

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | IANS | New York

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has praised actress Sara Ali Khan saying she has set an example on how celebrities should behave at the airport. "Wonderful Sara. You set examples how celebrities should behave at the airport. No harm at all tugging your own baggage, no chamchas to receive and the icing...

Hong Kongers harness traffic cones, kitchenware to battle tear gas

Hong Kongers harness traffic cones, kitchenware to battle tear gas

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | AFP | Hong Kong

As a tear gas canister clatters onto a street in Hong Kong, a pro-democracy protester wearing heat-proof gloves and carrying a traffic cone sprints from the crowd to put it out. Police have ramped up their use of the crowd control measure as two months of rallies in the global financial...

Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones join 'Coming to America' sequel

Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones join 'Coming to America' sequel

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | PTI | Los Angeles

Wesley Snipes and Leslie Jones are among the new additions to the cast of Eddie Murphy's "Coming to America" follow-up. According to Entertainment Weekly, "If Beale Street Could Talk" fame Kiki Layne and rapper Rick Ross are also a part of the project. Snipes will play General Izzi, the ruler of a...

Wing Com. Abhinandan likely to get Vir Chakra

Wing Com. Abhinandan likely to get Vir Chakra

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who had shot down a Pakistani F-16 near the Line of Control (LoC) in February resulting in his capture and subsequent release by Islamabad, is likely to be decorated with the Vir Chakra, India's top military honour, defence sources said on Thursday. Along with Abhinandan, pilots of...

Pompeo: NKorea missiles don't impact negotiations

Pompeo: NKorea missiles don't impact negotiations

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | AFP | Washington

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday downplayed North Korea's latest missile launches, saying they won't alter the prospects for negotiations on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons. One day after North Korea called a new round of short-range missiles a "warning" against joint US-South Korea military exercises, Pompeo told reporters that it...

Pakistan's decision to downgrade diplomatic ties very short-sighted: Khurshid

Pakistan's decision to downgrade diplomatic ties very short-sighted: Khurshid

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Senior Congress leader and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday called Pakistan's decision to downgrade diplomatic ties with India "very short-sighted". "In these times it is important to maintain bilateral ties and the decision (of Pakistan) is very short sighted and it is not going to make any difference...

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