Category: Top Stories

Here’s why five-time MLA Habibur Rahaman quits BJP party

JAIPUR: In a setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly elections, a sitting Member of Legislative…

Urdu speaking people are the most multilingual

Hindi and Bengali speakers are the least multilingual. It must be noted that they are also the largest linguistic groups.…

Pakistan does not need Kashmir: Cricketer Shahid Afridi

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi's statement on Kashmir would surely stir controversy after he said that his country does not…

Name-changing mania: VHP changes Islampur to Iswarpur

Kolkata: Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a name-changing spree in recent times, and the saffron camp is also not lagging behind.…

Drunk Irish woman turns racist hurts Air India Crew Member

Drinking alcohol and at the same time remaining calm is an art only a few have mastered in the world.…

“Charminar” fails to get ‘World Heritage Site’ tag – Here’s why

Hyderabad: The reply given by the World Heritage Body of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) revealed the…

BJP changes Muslim personal law but opposes centuries old custom change on Sabarimala?

'Sabarimala, Triple talaq' issues for the same 'gender' but BJP party opposes changes to centuries-old customs for one religion while…

Hyderabad: 19-year-old student lands in jail for posting ‘private pictures’ of married woman

Hyderabad: In yet another shameful incident, a 19-year-old student posted private pictures of a married woman on a social networking…

Do you agree with KCR’s Contention that Mahakutami has no support from people ?

Hyderabad: Continuing his tirade against the newly-cobbled up Mahakutami, TRS supremo KCR is using a variety of rhetorical devices to…

Call after Khashoggi’s killing: ‘Tell your boss mission is accomplished’

Washington: Shortly after Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, a member of a Saudi assassination squad is said to have phoned a…

Smartphones raising a mentally fragile generation

San Diego: San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge sees smartphones and social media as raising an unhappy, compliant…

Israel-Gaza escalation: What you need to know

JERUSALEM: Israel and Palestinian militants in the blockaded Gaza Strip have been exchanging fire in the worst escalation since a…

Dubai: Man lands in jail for making attempt to rape sister-in-law

Dubai: In yet another incident of crime against women, a 29-year-old Emirati landed in jail for making an attempt to…

Trump names new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday tapped John Abizaid, a top US general from the Iraq war who has studied…

Hyderabad: Sister commits suicide for not getting invitation for brother’s engagement ceremony

Hyderabad: A woman committed suicide by setting herself ablaze. This incident took place in Masab Tank area which falls under…

Saudi ‘kill team’s’ luggage contained syringes, scissors: report

Istanbul: Luggage carried by a 15-member Saudi team dispatched to Istanbul included scissors, defibrillators and syringes that may have been…

NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years

Washington: Deadly radiation from the cosmos, potential vision loss, and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must…

Beijing dismisses ‘hearsay’ on Muslim internment

Beijing: China defended its internment of Muslims in the country's northwest as a terror prevention measure on Tuesday, calling on…

Saudi king to resume domestic tour amid Khashoggi fallout

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman will resume an unprecedented domestic tour next week, the royal court said Tuesday, as the kingdom…

Nationalism a driving force behind fake news in India: BBC research

A research conducted by BBC has revealed that a rising tide of nationalism in India is driving ordinary citizens to…