• Cong leaders’ dispute over birthday

    Cong leaders’ dispute over birthday
    Published Date : 17-Feb-2020 7:57:39 IST

    Infighting among party leaders is nothing new in the Congress party, but what surprised many on Saturday were objections being raised on birthday celebrations of a senior party leader in Gandhi Bhavan premises. While one veteran leader raised objections saying where is the occasion to celebrate the birthday in party headquarters when Congress has failed to win won any election so far, another found fault with the arrangements being made. However, a calm state unit chief, Uttam Kumar Reddy, managed to calm down nerves saying the event was to commemorate 15 years of reservations of Muslims given by Congress government, and laughed over the objections raised.

  • I just got a Porsche Taycan, it’s my first electric car: Bill Gates

    I just got a Porsche Taycan, it’s my first electric car: Bill Gates
    Published Date : 17-Feb-2020 12:55:51 IST

    Microsoft Co-founder and world’s second-richest person Bill Gates in an interview to YouTuber Marques Brownlee said that he recently bought his first electric car, a Porsche Taycan. “It’s a premium price car, but it’s very, very cool…I’m enjoying it a lot,” said Gates. As per reports, Porsche Taycan is expected to launch in India this year at around ₹2.7 crore.

  • A hat-trick of flops for Sharwanand

    A hat-trick of flops for Sharwanand
    Published Date : 17-Feb-2020 12:41:00 IST

    Actor Sharwanand was banking on his recent film Jaanu, but it turned out to be a disappointment at the box office, making it his third consecutive flop. He is now looking at his next film, Sreekaram, for the big break.“After the huge success of Sathamanam Bhavathi in 2017, Sharwan and hasn’t got a good commercial break and the actor had pinned his hopes on two films, Padi Padi Leche Manasu (2018) and Jaanu. Both films completely disappointed him and now he is banking only on Sreekaram,” says a source.

  • Divorce more common in educated families due to arrogance: RSS chief

    Divorce more common in educated families due to arrogance: RSS chief
    Published Date : 17-Feb-2020 12:06:16 IST

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said that cases of divorce are more common in “educated and affluent families”. “With education and affluence comes arrogance, as a result of which families fall apart,” Bhagwat said. “Nowadays number of divorce cases have increased. People fight over trivial issues,” he added. There is no alternative to Hindu society in India, he said.

  • Sunny Leone bags a comedy web series

    Sunny Leone bags a comedy web series
    Published Date : 13-Feb-2020 3:52:11 IST

    Actress Sunny Leone has taken up a new comedy show on a digital platform. A source shared that Sunny has a great sense of humour and that’s something that would reflect in this show. “She has an impeccable comic timing. She also decided to flag off her fees and would be donating it to St.Catherines home. The thought of adoption came up when she and Daniel (her husband) used to visit the place often,” added the source.

  • Kerala govt fixes bottled drinking water price to ₹13 per litre

    Kerala govt fixes bottled drinking water price to ₹13 per litre
    Published Date : 13-Feb-2020 3:47:10 IST

    Kerala government has announced a price ceiling for bottled drinking water being sold across the state to ₹13 per litre. The cap was done after the state recognised bottled drinking water as an ‘essential commodity’. “No private bottled drinking water manufacturers can sell their product at more than the fixed cap,” Kerala’s Food and Civil Supplies Minister P Thilothaman said.

  • Bezos buys most expensive property in Los Angeles for record $165m

    Bezos buys most expensive property in Los Angeles for record $165m
    Published Date : 13-Feb-2020 3:43:24 IST

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, world’s wealthiest person, has reportedly bought the most expensive property in Los Angeles from media mogul David Geffen for $165 million, equivalent to 0.126% of his $131.3-billion net worth. The 9.4-acre Warner Estate was designed for late Warner Bros Studio chief Jack Warner in 1930s. It features guesthouses, tennis court, swimming pool and a golf course.

  • Maya loses power in her house due to unpaid bill

    Maya loses power in her house due to unpaid bill
    Published Date : 12-Feb-2020 3:22:53 IST

    BSP president Mayawati, on Wednesday morning, got to taste how it feels to lose power when the electricity to her house in Badalpur in Greater Noida was disconnected due to non-payment of dues. The bill of Rs 67,000 had not been paid and power department spokesman said that the disconnection had been done in a ‘routine exercise’. Mayawati’s family members promptly deposited a sum of Rs 50,000 after which the power supply was re-connected to her house.

  • 24-yr-old Hyd techie commits suicide after parents delay his marriage plan

    24-yr-old Hyd techie commits suicide after parents delay his marriage plan
    Published Date : 12-Feb-2020 3:20:41 IST

    Upset over delay in marriage, 24-year-old techie named P Nikhil Goud on Tuesday allegedly committed suicide in Hyderabad. After his sister’s marriage two years ago, he reportedly kept asking his parents to look for a girl for him to marry but his parents, who thought he was too young to get married, had asked him to wait for few years.

  • Andhra man commits suicide near mother’s grave fearing he has coronavirus

    Andhra man commits suicide near mother’s grave fearing he has coronavirus
    Published Date : 12-Feb-2020 3:16:42 IST

    Days after getting discharged from hospital after suffering from an infection, a 50-year-old man in Andhra Pradesh killed himself fearing he contracted coronavirus and would spread it to his family. His body was reportedly found hanging on a tree near his mother’s grave. He used to throw stones at family members when they tried to approach him, an official said.

  • Scene showing Kartik, Sara undressing themselves removed from ‘Love Aaj Kal’

    Scene showing Kartik, Sara undressing themselves removed from ‘Love Aaj Kal’
    Published Date : 12-Feb-2020 3:15:01 IST

    The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has asked ‘Love Aaj Kal’ makers to remove a scene that shows Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan undressing themselves. The kissing scene in the beginning has been reduced and the lovemaking sequence has been modified. The board has also asked the makers to blur visuals of cleavage shown after the lovemaking scene.

  • Congress loses deposit on 63 out of 66 seats it fought

    Congress loses deposit on 63 out of 66 seats it fought
    Published Date : 11-Feb-2020 11:33:05 IST

    Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra has tendered his resignation from the post on Tuesday taking moral responsibility for the party’s debacle in the Assembly elections. Congress party’s performance touched a record low in the election as it got less than 5% of the total votes polled and as many as 63 of its 66 candidates lost their deposits.

  • Not my headache what others say: Actress on dress exposing her hip

    Not my headache what others say: Actress on dress exposing her hip
    Published Date : 11-Feb-2020 3:29:19 IST

    Speaking about people who criticised the dress she recently wore for an event, actress Nushrat Bharucha said, “Just like they have that opinion, and it’s rightfully theirs, what I want to wear is my opinion.” “I don’t…read the comments under [my] posts…It’s not my headache,” she added. “If this dress didn’t fit well, I wouldn’t be wearing it,” said Nushrat.

  • If I could handle parents’ divorce at 4, why can’t I handle my separation at 37

    If I could handle parents’ divorce at 4, why can’t I handle my separation at 37
    Published Date : 11-Feb-2020 12:59:28 IST

    Actress Dia Mirza has said media should move on from covering her separation from Sahil Sangha, while adding, “My privilege as a celebrity doesn’t disallow me pain.” “I told myself if I could handle [my parents’ separation] at four-and-a-half, there’s no reason why, at 37, I wouldn’t be able to,” she said. Dia had announced their separation in August 2019.