India did not consult on Kashmir issue: US official

India did not consult on Kashmir issue: US official

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | PTI | Washington

The US on Wednesday strongly refuted news reports that India had informed it before revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Multiple media reports from the US and India said that External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had informed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the Indian decision on Jammu and...

Smith jumps a rung to 3rd in ICC rankings overtaking Pujara

Smith jumps a rung to 3rd in ICC rankings overtaking Pujara

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | PTI | Dubai

Australian batsman Steve Smith on Tuesday overtook India's Cheteshwar Pujara to grab the No.3 spot in the ICC rankings after consecutive hundreds in the opening Ashes Test in Edgbaston. Smith, playing his first Test series after returning from a one-year ban for ball-tampering, gained a rung to reach the third position...

Truecaller apologises for bug that covertly signed up users for UPI

Truecaller apologises for bug that covertly signed up users for UPI

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Tuesday apologised to the users who were affected by the the bug that automatically created Unified Payments Interface (UPI) accounts with their banking partners without their consent. This "anomaly", which triggered panic and hacking fears last week, affected less than 0.12 per cent of Truecaller's...

China asks India, Pak to avoid actions that exacerbate tensions; Opposes India's move on Ladakh

China asks India, Pak to avoid actions that exacerbate tensions; Opposes India's move on Ladakh

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | PTI | Beijing

Asking India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, China on Tuesday said they should avoid actions that "unilaterally" change the status quo and exacerbate tensions between them as it voiced "serious concern" over the situation in Kashmir. China also expressed its opposition to India's move to create a separate Union Territory of...

Jeff Bezos cashed in another $990 mn Amazon shares

Jeff Bezos cashed in another $990 mn Amazon shares

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

After cashing in $1.8 billion worth of the Amazon shares over the last three days of July, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has now sold Amazon shares worth $990 million in the first two days of August, the media reported. From the 530,000 Amazon shares that Bezos sold early this...

Russia arms depot fire leaves one missing, thousands evacuated

Russia arms depot fire leaves one missing, thousands evacuated

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | AFP | Moscow

One person was missing Tuesday and several more were injured after a fire and huge explosions at a Siberian ammunition depot, as thousands of evacuated residents waited to return to their homes. Monday's fire at the depot holding gunpowder charges for artillery shells near the town of Achinsk in the Krasnoyarsk...

Nico Tortorella to star in third 'Walking Dead' series

Nico Tortorella to star in third 'Walking Dead' series

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | PTI | Los Angeles

Nico Tortorella is set to feature in the upcoming third "Walking Dead" series. According to Variety, the actor who currently stars on "Younger" will continue on that show along with starring in the new offering from AMC's post-apocalyptic horror universe. The third series in the franchise will revolve around the first generation...

US labels China a 'currency manipulator'

US labels China a 'currency manipulator'

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | PTI | Washington

The US has officially labeled China a currency manipulator, accusing it of using yuan to gain "unfair competitive advantage" in trade, a move that could further escalate the tense trade relations between the world's two largest economies. Washington's move came as Beijing allowed its yuan to fall below the politically sensitive...

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