• US woman drives into traffic to ‘test her faith’

    US woman drives into traffic to ‘test her faith’
    Published Date : 22-Jan-2020 9:28:02IST

    A woman allegedly drove her car into oncoming traffic, hitting a car with three passengers in a bid to “test her faith”, said Pennsylvania police. Nadejda Reilly, 51, was arrested on 7 January. Trooper Bruce Balliet said: “Reilly related God took care of her by not letting her (get) injured.” One of the victims has been released from hospital while the other’s condition is not known. The other passenger was unharmed.

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  • Man fakes injury to get free business upgrade on flight

    Man fakes injury to get free business upgrade on flight
    Published Date : 22-Jan-2020 9:23:35IST

    An Australian YouTuber has come under fire for faking a broken ankle in order to get a free flight upgrade. Jamie Zhu recently posted a video called “How To Fly Business Class For Free!”. In it, he describes how he plans to bag a free upgrade from economy to business class on a Cathay Pacific flight by pretending to have an injury. In the video, Zhu pretends his orthopaedic won’t fit in his economy seat. He requests the flight attendant find him another seat and the ploy works. The video, which had more than 57,000 views, got many negative comments.

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  • Rapes keep happening because of women like lawyer Jaising: Nirbhaya’s mother

    Rapes keep happening because of women like lawyer Jaising: Nirbhaya’s mother
    Published Date : 18-Jan-2020 6:00:12IST

    After senior advocate Indira Jaising advised Nirbhaya’s mother to forgive her daughter’s rapists, Nirbhaya’s mother said, “Just because of women like [Jaising] and people who think like her, incidents like rape keep happening. She’s a disgrace to women.” “People like her keep earning money under the garb of human rights. I don’t need her suggestions,” she added.

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  • I don’t think MS Dhoni will play for India again: Harbhajan Singh

    I don’t think MS Dhoni will play for India again: Harbhajan Singh
    Published Date : 16-Jan-2020 11:00:30IST

    Reacting to ex-India captain MS Dhoni being dropped from BCCI’s annual contract list, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said he doesn’t think MS Dhoni will play for India again. “I heard 2019 World Cup was his last event…after that he won’t play for India again. He had made up his mind long back…that’s why he hasn’t made himself available,” he added.

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  • Dhoni dropped from annual Team India contract list by BCCI

    Dhoni dropped from annual Team India contract list by BCCI
    Published Date : 16-Jan-2020 3:38:23IST

    Former Team India captain MS Dhoni has been dropped from the annual Team India contract list by the BCCI. Dhoni, who hasn’t played an international match since the 2019 World Cup, was in Grade A (₹5 crore) for the 2018-19 season. Meanwhile, KL Rahul has been upgraded to Grade A from Grade B (₹3 crore) for the 2019-20 season.

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  • Iran offers ₹576 crore bounty for Trump’s head after General’s killing

    Iran offers ₹576 crore bounty for Trump’s head after General’s killing
    Published Date : 06-Jan-2020 3:46:24IST

    Iran has offered $80 million (over ₹576 crore) for US President Donald Trump’s head over the killing of General Qassem Soleimani in a US air strike. The bounty was announced during televised funeral of Soleimani, in which Iranian official state broadcasters said that $1 would be tabled by each Iranian. Meanwhile, Trump threatened to attack Iran in a “disproportionate manner”.

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  • Spiritual Guru’s Take on CAA

    Spiritual Guru’s Take on CAA
    Published Date : 31-Dec-2019 9:33:09IST

    Till now BJP has mainly relied on its leadership to propagate the pro-CAA message to the people and to counter the protests happening in various parts of the country against it. But on Monday, the party played up a message by popular spiritual guru Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and party working president JP Nadda tweeted that people should listen to what he has to say on CAA.

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  • AP’s Top Officer On His Way to Delhi

    AP’s Top Officer On His Way to Delhi
    Published Date : 31-Dec-2019 9:30:12IST

    Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Reddy’s uneasy equation with his former chief secretary LV Subrahmanyam may soon see the latter heading to the Centre. In an unprecedented move, the chief secretary was shunted out last month to head the state’s Human Resources Development Institute. It is gathered that an extremely unhappy Subrahmanyam is now looking to move to a top-level position in the Central government instead.

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  • Man enters 8 flats, gets little to steal

    Man enters 8 flats, gets little to steal
    Published Date : 30-Dec-2019 8:39:48IST

    A 28-year-old man’s eight burglary attempts in locked flats in a span of one hour in Vikhroli in Mumbai got him just one wristwatch and a pair of fake gold bangles, a police official said on Sunday. Further misfortune lay in store for Nilesh Sitaram Pawar as his image was captured clearly by the CCTV cameras in the two residential complexes in Kannamwar Nagar area where the burglary attempts were made. Pawar was nabbed from Masjid Bunder area, and the stolen items were returned to their owners, the official said.

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  • Bengaluru man claims his dog ‘Samsung’ worth ₹8 cr stolen, offers ₹1L reward

    Bengaluru man claims his dog ‘Samsung’ worth ₹8 cr stolen, offers ₹1L reward
    Published Date : 23-Dec-2019 3:30:54IST

    A man in Bengaluru has filed a police complaint alleging that his three-year-old pet dog ‘Samsung’, who is of Alaskan Malamute breed, has been stolen. The owner claimed that his dog is worth ₹8 crore. He has also announced ₹1 lakh cash prize to anyone who finds his dog. He had imported the dog from China two years ago.

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  • Kings XI Punjab appoint KL Rahul as captain for IPL 2020

    Kings XI Punjab appoint KL Rahul as captain for IPL 2020
    Published Date : 19-Dec-2019 10:35:36IST

    KXIP have appointed wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul as their captain. “He has been through a lot in the last year or so and has now come back strongly,” KXIP co-owner Ness Wadia said. “He has silenced his critics. You’ll get to see his ability not just as a batsman but also as a captain. He was our unanimous choice,” he added.

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  • Chawla becomes IPL 2020 auction’s most expensive Indian buy at ₹6.75 crore

    Chawla becomes IPL 2020 auction’s most expensive Indian buy at ₹6.75 crore
    Published Date : 19-Dec-2019 10:33:49IST

    Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla has become the most expensive Indian buy at IPL 2020 auction. The 30-year-old leg-spinner was bought for ₹6.75 crore by Chennai Super Kings. Chawla has played in each of the previous 12 IPL seasons, scoring 584 runs and taking 150 wickets in 157 matches. Pat Cummins was the costliest overseas buy in the auction (₹15.5 crore, KKR).

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  • Man cooks roast pork on car seat

    Man cooks roast pork on car seat
    Published Date : 19-Dec-2019 9:26:42IST

    A man has successfully cooked a pork roast in a car on a scorching hot day in Australia. Stu Pengelly placed the slab of pork in a baking tin on the car seat of his red Datsun Sunny in Perth, Western Australia, for around 10 hours. “It worked a treat!” he said in a Facebook post with pictures of the cooked meat cut into slices to demonstrate its doneness. Pengelly also gave the temperature as it increased throughout the day.

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  • 6 men in bus couldn’t have raped her in just 21 min: Nirbhaya convict’s lawyer

    6 men in bus couldn’t have raped her in just 21 min: Nirbhaya convict’s lawyer
    Published Date : 18-Dec-2019 4:04:05IST

    The lawyer appearing for Nirbhaya gangrape convict said in Supreme Court, “Dying declaration of Nirbhaya…cannot be relied upon. All 6 persons in the bus could not have raped her in just 21 minutes.” “She didn’t even name any of the accused…or mention the iron rod used by the accused,” he added. The court was hearing convict Akshay Thakur’s review plea.

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  • When Kashyap went all heart eyes over Saina’s ‘hot’ look

    When Kashyap went all heart eyes over Saina’s ‘hot’ look
    Published Date : 17-Dec-2019 11:27:20IST

    Known for keeping their private lives under wraps, Indian badminton’s power couple, Saina Nehwal and P Kashyap surprised fans with rare PDA. Saina posted a picture of herself in a shimmery LBD and besotted husband, Kashyap could not help but call the Mrs ‘hot’. “I typed hot btw”, he wrote with heart emojis. There seems to be an inside joke that fans are missing but that hasn’t stopped them from gushing about this rare display of affection by this adorable pair.

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