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New pension scheme offers ‘respectable’ returns to senior citizens

New pension scheme offers ‘respectable’ returns to senior citizens

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) will provide a ‘respectable’ rate of return to senior citizens at a time when interest rates…

CPI(M) worker severely injured in attack in Kannur

CPI(M) worker severely injured in attack in Kannur

A CPI(M) worker suffered severe injuries in an attack by unidentified people at a village in Kannur district, police said. Aravindan (45) was at his fish farm in…

POCSO can’t be invoked for rape of adult with child-like brain: SC

POCSO can’t be invoked for rape of adult with child-like brain: SC

The stringent POCSO Act to deal with sexual offences against minors cannot be invoked to prosecute a man for raping a mentally-challenged adult victim having an under-developed brain…

Girl who was set ablaze by jilted lover, dies

Girl who was set ablaze by jilted lover, dies

A 17-year-old girl, who was set ablaze by her jilted lover, succumbed to burns at a hospital in Coimbatore on Saturday. The incident happened late on July 14…

Panama case hearing against Sharif, family ends; SC reserves verdict

Panama case hearing against Sharif, family ends; SC reserves verdict

Pakistan’s Supreme Court concluded hearing the high-profile Panama Papers case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family for alleged corruption, but reserved its verdict that could jeopardise…

Entertainment

Kareena’s ‘Geet’ inspired Anushka to join Bollywood

Kareena’s ‘Geet’ inspired Anushka to join Bollywood

Actress Anushka Sharma says it was the fun-filled character of ‘Geet’ played by Kareena Kapoor…

‘Hindi Medium’, ‘Sachin-A Billion Dreams’ made tax-free in MP

‘Hindi Medium’, ‘Sachin-A Billion Dreams’ made tax-free in MP

Bollywood film “Hindi Medium” and “Sachin – A Billion Dreams”, a docu-drama that narrates the…

Comedy as a genre is difficult: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Comedy as a genre is difficult: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari said she has always believed in adding realistic humour to her…

Sports

I wanted to prove myself, says Harmanpreet

I wanted to prove myself, says Harmanpreet

Harmanpreet Kaur did not get enough batting time in the run up to her blistering knock in the ICC Women’s World Cup semifinal and the Indian power-hitter said…

Japan Thrash India in HWL Semi-final

Japan Thrash India in HWL Semi-final

Japan blanked India 2-0 in a 5-8 placing match of the Women’s Hockey World League Semifinal on Thursday. India made a zestful start to their campaign against Japan…

ICC Women’s WC 2017: Excited to be Part of the Final, says Mithali

ICC Women’s WC 2017: Excited to be Part of the Final, says Mithali

India skipper Mithali Raj has sounded a warning shot to England ahead of Sunday’s summit clash in the ICC Women’s World Cup, saying the hosts should expect a…

OJ Simpson granted parole, could be freed in October

OJ Simpson granted parole, could be freed in October

Disgraced American football legend O J Simpson, whose 1995 acquittal for double murder polarized the nation, was granted his release from prison after serving nearly nine years behind…

Newcomers Belgium stun Norway, Dutch down Danes

Newcomers Belgium stun Norway, Dutch down Danes

Elke Van Gorp and Janice Cayman gave Belgium their first-ever win at the women’s Euros as the Red Flames stunned 2013 runners-up Norway 2-0 in Breda. In the…

Karlovic ousted, Aussie qualifier into Newport semis

Karlovic ousted, Aussie qualifier into Newport semis

Defending champion Ivo Karlovic squandered a match point and 30 aces in losing to Germany’s 131st-ranked Peter Gojowczyk in three tie-breaker sets at the ATP Hall of Fame…

Major League Soccer to implement video ref system

Major League Soccer to implement video ref system

Major League Soccer will implement the video assistant referee (VAR) system league-wide in August, making it among the first domestic leagues to use the video review system hailed…

Kashyap, Sameer, Prannoy Reach US Open quarters

Kashyap, Sameer, Prannoy Reach US Open quarters

Indian shuttlers P Kashyap, Sameer Verma and H S Prannoy advanced to the quarterfinals of the men’s singles’ competition at the USD 120,000 US Open Grand Prix Gold.…

Players Rejoice as India Holds Onto the Only ATP World Tour Event

Players Rejoice as India Holds Onto the Only ATP World Tour Event

Indian tennis players, who already are struggling to get home tournament, heaved a sigh of relief that country’s only ATP World Tour event has not moved out of…

Harmanpreet Stars as India Stun Australia to Enter ICC Women’s WC Final

Harmanpreet Stars as India Stun Australia to Enter ICC Women’s WC Final

Harmanpreet Kaur produced one of greatest ever ODI knocks in women’s cricket as India stormed into the ICC World Cup final, demolishing Australia by 36 runs in the…

Business

Mercedes launches AMG GLC 43 Coupe in India at Rs 74.8 lakh

Mercedes launches AMG GLC 43 Coupe in India at Rs 74.8 lakh

German luxury carmaker Mercedes- Benz launched AMG GLC 43 Coupe in India priced at Rs 74.8 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). “This new…

RIL issues bonus share after 12 years

RIL issues bonus share after 12 years

Reliance Industries Ltd announced one bonus share for every share held – the first such issue after 12 years, and a…

Reliance Jio unveils its 4G feature phone

Reliance Jio unveils its 4G feature phone

Reliance Jio announced the launch of 4G feature phone, which is named as JioPhone. The JioPhone will be available for free…

Jio’s ‘tsunami of calls’ caused Rs 550 cr loss per quarter: Airtel

Jio’s ‘tsunami of calls’ caused Rs 550 cr loss per quarter: Airtel

Bharti Airtel rejected Reliance Jio’s claim that incumbents were hugely benefitted from call connection charges and said it suffered losses to…

Tata Motors roll out first batch of SUV Nexon

Tata Motors roll out first batch of SUV Nexon

Tata Motors flagged off the first batch of Nexon – its latest SUV – from its plant in Ranjangaon. First showcased…

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Automotive
Honda Leads In Two-Wheeler Exports, Domestic Sales

Honda Leads In Two-Wheeler Exports, Domestic Sales

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. has become the largest volume contributor to the two-wheeler exports industry in the April-June quarter with almost one-third of the…

Entertainment
Kareena’s ‘Geet’ inspired Anushka to join Bollywood

Kareena’s ‘Geet’ inspired Anushka to join Bollywood

Actress Anushka Sharma says it was the fun-filled character of ‘Geet’ played by Kareena Kapoor in Imtiaz Ali helmed “Jab We Met” that attracted her to the…

Lifestyle
Do These Things Every Day To Keep Eyes Looking Gorgeous

Do These Things Every Day To Keep Eyes Looking Gorgeous

Things that can hamper the natural beauty of your eyes – dark circles, fine lines, eye bags, droopy eyelids and sparse lashes. There can be only three…

Women
Prawn Tikka Masala Recipe

Prawn Tikka Masala Recipe

Ingredients 20-25 jumbo prawns, deveined and cleaned For marination: 1/2 lemon 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste For gravy: 1/2 cup curd…

Local News
CPI(M) office set on fire in Kozhikode

CPI(M) office set on fire in Kozhikode

The CPI(M) office in nearby Vadakara was set ablaze by unidentified persons in the early hours of Friday. No casualty was reported, police said. The fire was…

Science and Tech
Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra – Specifications and Features

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra – Specifications and Features

Sony has announced the launch of its new Xperia XA1 Ultra smartphone in India. The device comes with a price tag of Rs 29,990 and is available…

Banking
SBI launches ‘SBI Realty’ portal for home buyers

SBI launches ‘SBI Realty’ portal for home buyers

India’s largest commercial bank State Bank of India (SBI) said it has launched a dedicated portal ‘SBI Realty’ that will help home buyers to choose flats from…

Jewellery
Red Stone Studded Gold Earrings

Red Stone Studded Gold Earrings

Description Alloy Based Earrings in red and Golden.Enhanced with Artificial Pearl and Stone.Its length and Width are 6.8 cm and 3.7 cm respectively.It can be wear in…