• Modi looks a winner, but it’s not quite off the mark 21 May 2019 01:46 The BJP-NDA win indicated by the different exit polls can’t be used to infer that it is the victory of Mr Modi’s charismatic leadership. Politicians pretend that they do not like exit polls, even when they are shown to be winning. It is not surprising. The …
  • Modi’s Mann Ki Baat may return in June 21 May 2019 01:22 AIR is understood to have been asked to prepare for PM Modi talk show. New Delhi: Confident of his return to power, even as the country still awaits the results of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, All India Radio is understood to have been asked to prepare for …
  • How Winton has become the Outback Hollywood 21 May 2019 01:20 WINTON in western Queensland, population 875 at the last Census, might seem a unlikely place for an international film festival. Hollywood,California, became the world capital of movie-making early last century basically because of its hot, dry sunny …
  • Six Surat Hindu Mahasabha men held for celebrating Godse birthday 21 May 2019 00:18 A video grab of the event. SIX Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha activists have been arrested for celebrating the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse at the Suryamukhi Hanuman temple in Limbayat area of Surat on Sunday. The event …
  • Remember "Jam Jam Jammy"? Rahul Dravid reminisces about his old ads... 21 May 2019 00:08 At a recently held event, former cricketer Rahul Dravid spoke about his advertising career. Highlights of the conversation... Former Indian cricket team captain recognised as "The Wall of India", Rahul Dravid attended the recently-held Star Re- …
  • Meet India’s Most Prominent Democratic Socialist 20 May 2019 21:36 Yogendra Yadav campaigns with third-party candidate Dharamvir Gandhi on the outskirts of Chandigarh, India. (Courtesy of the author) Last December, Yogendra Yadav, the leader of the left-wing Swaraj India Party, published an open letter addressed to the …
  • Beginning of the end 20 May 2019 21:20 Exit poll results at a television retail showroom in Mumbai Sunday. (Express Photo: Ganesh Shirsekar) At the end of exit poll night, my co-panellist and political scientist/psephologist at CNN-IBN, Rahul Verma, turned to me and quipped: “ …
  • Profile: Godwin Emefiele; master of the political long con 20 May 2019 21:09 Since the act establishing the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was implemented in July 1959, only two Governors have been privileged to return for a second term. Godwin Emefiele only last week became the third. Following a letter sent to the senate by …
  • Vijay TV releases second promo of Bigg Boss Tamil 3 20 May 2019 20:25 Kamal Haasan, who sports a long and sharp moustache, gets talking about Bigg Boss Tamil season 3 in the new promo. The second promo of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3 was unveiled recently. In the one-minute trailer, we see a few unknown faces getting surprised …
  • ‘Her infectious energy drew everyone towards her’ 20 May 2019 20:25 Renowned filmmaker and film historian Vijaya Mulay passed away, leaving behind a treasure trove of educational films. Acclaimed filmmaker and educationalist Vijaya Mulay passed away at her Delhi home on Sunday. She was 98. Founder of the Delhi Film Society …
  • Letter to BS: Nothing wrong with vice president Naidu devaluing exit polls 20 May 2019 19:53 Whether it’s about television rating points (TRP) or the love for PM Narendra Modi is the matter of debate but the news channels started declaring the exit poll results within seconds of the last votes polled (6.30pm). The six main pollsters showed that …
  • Global Zinc Chemicals Market 2019-2023 | Increased Use of Zinc Sulfate in Food and Medical Applications to Boost Growth | Technavio 20 May 2019 18:07 LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2019-- The global zinc chemicals market is expected to post a CAGR close to 5% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. This press release features multimedia. View the full …
  • It appears that a 'foreign power' is set to attack country: Azam Khan on Exit Polls 20 May 2019 16:21 [India], May 20 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Monday said that the exit polls projecting the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to retain power at the Centre has given an appearance as if a "foreign power" is set to …
  • Column: Indira, Rajiv didn't die as martyrs 20 May 2019 15:56 'They were the leaders of my country and the children of Mother India, but they didn't die as martyrs.' 'They were killed, most unfortunately, by a well planned enemy plot, and they were victims of political violence,' states Sudhir …
  • BJP all set for D-day celebration as exit polls show 'Modi Sarkar 2.0' 20 May 2019 15:39 New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): After over a month-long gruelling campaign, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in a celebratory mood, as the majority of exit polls are showing 'Modi Sarkar 2.0' and that too with a massive mandate. The BJP has a …
  • BJP prepares for victory celebrations on May 23 20 May 2019 15:39 [India], May 20 (ANI): With exit polls giving it a comfortable victory, the BJP is making preparations for victory celebrations at its national headquarters here on the day of counting of votes in the Lok Sabha elections on May 23. The party is expecting …
  • Singer Zuben writes to proscribed ULFA-I, calls for peace 20 May 2019 15:30 GUWAHATI, MAY 20 (PTI): Assamese singer Zubeen Garg has written an open letter to proscribed outfit ULFA-I, calling for peace and asserting that killing of innocent people will not result in anything. The singer-actor-film producer, known for speaking out …
  • Will support those at Centre who agree to settle long pending issue of Odisha, says BJD leader 20 May 2019 15:01 [India], May 20 (ANI): Biju Janta Dal (BJD) on Monday said that if the need arises his party will support that combination in the Centre which agrees to settle some of the unsettled and long pending issues of Odisha. Talking to ANI, BJD spokesperson Amar …
  • AFL joins forces with Power to unlock new era in Shangai 20 May 2019 14:29 And the growing Chinese interest in Australian football has prompted the Power and AFL’s joint partnership in China is to be strengthened with an office in Shanghai. The AFL will have two full-time staff; Port Adelaide, one.As Port Adelaide prepares to add …
  • India's New Delhi Television Posts March-Qtr Consol Net PAT 20 May 2019 14:24 9:16am EDT May 20 (Reuters) - New Delhi Television Ltd ::MARCH QUARTER CONSOL NET PAT 131.8 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS LOSS OF 181.5 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.MARCH QUARTER CONSOL REVENUE FROM OPERATIONS 1.02 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 1.06 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO. 
  • Risk Aversion Dominates as Huawei Situation Intensifies 20 May 2019 14:17 The Chinese-US trade war intensified on Monday as Huawei’s suppliers stopped doing business with the telco giant. The fallout could really accelerate risk off flows as China’s response is expected to be to suspend business with all suppliers who agreed to …
  • What you want is what you get 20 May 2019 14:16 Brands are slowly moving towards ads that have context and interactivity built into them to reach out to the correct audience Advertisers have long wanted to pair commercials with relevant moments in consumers’ lives without being intrusive — something …
  • Maharashtra CM calls meeting of Core Committee members 20 May 2019 14:10 [India], May 20 (ANI): Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has called a meeting of the state Core Committee members at his residence here on Monday evening. The meeting has been called to review the Lok Sabha elections held in the state where 48 seats are …
  • Exit polls track record not good in the past, says Cong leader Bharat Bhushan Ashu 20 May 2019 13:25 [India], May 20 (ANI): Congress leader Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Monday said that the track record of exit polls in the past has not been very good. Talking to ANI here he said, "Opinion polls' track record is not good. It has made a mistake in …
  • Harshad Chopda Birthday Special: Watch Bepannaah heartthrob's jaw-dropping workout videos 20 May 2019 13:13 Harshad Chopda Birthday Special: Watch Bepannaah heartthrob's jaw-dropping workout videos  Harshad Chopda debuted in television industry with a TV show Mamta, but he rose to fame for his character Cadet Ali Baig in Left Right left. Soon after this, he …
  • UPDATE 2-India's BJP prepares return to power as exit polls predict clear win - sources 20 May 2019 13:06 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a clear general election victory for the party led by Prime Minister …
  • 'Mamata didi' is now 'Mamata dadagiri', says Manoj Tiwari on Bengal violence 20 May 2019 12:19 [India], May 20 (ANI): Coming down heavily on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over poll-related violence in the state, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Monday dubbed TMC supremo as "Mamata dadagiri." "Mamata Banerjee doesn' …
  • Kapil Sharma is now the world's most viewed stand-up comedian 20 May 2019 12:07 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Kapil Sharma is now the world's most viewed stand-up comedian 20 May 2019 Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has been recognized as the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad. This recognition comes from the World book of …
  • Remembering Vijaya Mulay (1921–2019) 20 May 2019 12:04 Vijaya Mulay passed away on Sunday in New Delhi. (Photo: Upperstall/Twitter) At the 2012 National Film Awards, Vijaya Mulay—Akka to film enthusiasts across India—was the head of the jury for best writing on Indian cinema. In her address at the award …
  • Tech’s Cold War Just Started 20 May 2019 11:54 Good Monday. (Want this by email? Sign up here.) Google, Qualcomm and Broadcom are among the companies that have reportedly frozen their supply of components and software to the Chinese technology giant to comply with a crackdown by the Trump …
  • Iran’s amb. briefs Japanese media on stance towards JCPOA 20 May 2019 11:32 In this meeting, Morteza Rahmani Movahed provided the reporters with information about mutual relation of Iran and Japan, Iranian foreign minister’s recent trip to Japan, Iran’s stance towards JCPOA, Iran’s commitment to regional stability and combating …
  • India's BJP preparing for return to power as exit polls predict victory - sources 20 May 2019 11:26 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a clear general election victory for the party led by Prime Minister …
  • PM Modi scheduled Mann Ki Baat 2.0 20 May 2019 10:48 NET Bureau There’s still two days to go before Lok Sabha election results are out Thursday, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be so confident of getting a second term that his officials have already scheduled an episode of his monthly radio …
  • Opposition can daydream till May 23: Ram Madhav on exit polls 20 May 2019 10:38 [India], May 20 (ANI): With opposition parties citing the example of Australia federal elections in which exit polls predictions went wrong, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Monday mocked his rivals saying they were daydreaming. He asserted that such a …
  • ‘We can live or we can die’: How cricket redefined a war-torn nation 20 May 2019 10:27 He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival. It is said that the darkest hour comes before the light shines. In the case of Afghanistan — a …
  • Akhilesh meets Mayawati at later's residence, refuses to speak to media 20 May 2019 10:00 [India], May 20 (ANI): Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav met with his alliance partner, BSP chief Mayawati here on Monday against the backdrop of exit poll predictions projecting a non-too-rosy picture for the grand alliance in Uttar Pradesh. The …
  • Aaradhya gets the perfect moves like her mom Aishwarya 20 May 2019 09:57 Posted By: Daliya Ghose On Monday, 20th May 2019,01:05 It seems Aaradhya Bachchan has inherited the dancing skills from her mother Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The seven-year-old daughter of Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan set the dance floor on fire as she …
  • Polling in India is over, but the country is more divided than ever 20 May 2019 09:22 The wait has begun. Polling in India’s marathon elections concluded at the weekend, with the results due on May 23. Private polling commissioned by Indian media outlets points to a second term for the incumbent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his …
  • Priyanka Chopra is an inspiration for Hina Khan; read this emotional post 20 May 2019 09:04 New Delhi: After stealing hearts with her stunning outfit at the Cannes red carpet, Hina Khan had a "fangirl" moment when she posted selfies with Priyanka Chopra Jonas calling her "a walking inspiration". The 31-year-old who made a …
  • Exit polls showing expected results, we look forward to May 23: VK Singh 20 May 2019 08:42 [India], May 20 (ANI): Union Minister General (retd) VK Singh on Monday welcomed the exit polls and said that the predictions reflect years of hard work done by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government at the centre. "The exit polls show trends …
  • Uber launches integrated World Cup 2019 campaign featuring Virat Kohli 20 May 2019 08:23 New Delhi: There will be a race to score runs among Uber users in the run-up to 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, which kickstarts on 30 May in England. The global mobility company, which has partnered with the International Cricket Council (ICC) as the official …
  • Exit poll results are wrong, the opposition is winning: Tejashwi Yadav 20 May 2019 08:00 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 20, 2019, 12:59 pm IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 12:59 pm IST New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday termed the exit polls as a trick by the RSS-backed institutions and asked …
  • BJP will repeat 2014 UP victory in WB; ‘Mahagathbandhan’ vision-less: Ram Madhav 20 May 2019 08:00 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 20, 2019, 1:07 pm IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 1:07 pm IST New Delhi: Backed by exit poll predictions, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said that his party will surprise political analysts with a …
  • India ends national election; vote count to be Thursday 20 May 2019 07:52 KOLKATA, India -- Voting in India's mammoth national election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks. Vote counting begins on Thursday, and the election result will likely be known the same day …
  • Modi set to win election, exit polls show - Front Page - observerbd.com 20 May 2019 07:11 NEW DELHI, May 19: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance is likely to win a clear majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, most exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks. …
  • Netflix offers weekly service 20 May 2019 07:11 The Netflix logo is pictured on a television in this illustration photograph taken in Encinitas, California, on Jan 18, 2017. (Reuters photo) Netflix, a media-streaming service provider, has launched a weekly service in Thailand only for new subscribers …
  • ‘Chandigarh acknowledges presence of group of top-ranked Indian golfers, it is a good sign’ 20 May 2019 06:59 Sampath Chari spoke about challenges, changes in golf rules and views on the golf scene in Chandigarh. 62-year-old Sampath Chari has been in on the Indian golf scene for more than 21 years. As the tournament director with Professional Golf Tour Of India ( …
  • How to become a sports journalist? 20 May 2019 06:57 Sports journalism deals with the coverage of sports events and personalities across the globe. Sports has always been an important section in the newspapers, magazines, television and on the radio. Over time, the coverage of sports news has grown in …
  • Exit polls are all wrong: Shashi Tharoor 20 May 2019 06:49 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 20, 2019, 10:55 am IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 10:55 am IST New Delhi [India]: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday rejected the predictions of exit polls and said that he will wait till May 23 …
  • No one should be afraid to talk about religion 20 May 2019 06:47 Since the beginning of time – and time is measured by the appearance of gods and prophets – people have been dying in the name of religion. Every few centuries, a new religion enters the world, commanded by a god touted to be benign by his followers, but …
  • ‘Real results’ will be declared on May 23: Oppn rejects exit polls prediction 20 May 2019 06:12 Exit polls on Sunday projected the BJP-led NDA to retain power at Centre with giving PM Modi a clear majority again in the Lok Sabha. New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday rejected the predictions of exit polls and said that he will …
  • Ex-Maldives President congratulates PM Modi after exit poll forecasts 20 May 2019 05:44 Nasheed's congratulatory message comes even as the counting of votes in the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections will begin on May 23. New Delhi: With most of the exit polls predicting a majority for the NDA, former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed …
  • No meetings scheduled for Mayawati in Delhi today: BSP 20 May 2019 05:35 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 20, 2019, 9:41 am IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 9:41 am IST Delhi [India]: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday clarified that their supremo Mayawati will not be holding any meetings with the leaders of …
  • Entire Opposition in political ICU after exit polls: Giriraj Singh 20 May 2019 05:35 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: May 20, 2019, 10:47 am IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 10:47 am IST New Delhi [India]: Union Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Monday said that the entire Opposition leaders slipped into oblivion after the …
  • NDA to get majority: exit polls 20 May 2019 05:33 (MENAFN - Gulf Times) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance is likely to win a clear majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended yesterday, most exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks. Prime …
  • ISL: Puitea - Knew exactly what Eelco Schattorie expected out of me at NorthEast United 20 May 2019 04:56 The Mizoram-born had a breakthrough Indian Super League season with the Highlanders under the Dutchman... Before Lalthathanga Khawlhring, fondly known as Puitea, could make his full debut in the Indian Super League (ISL), he had to be content with a place …
  • No meetings scheduled for Mayawati in Delhi today, will be in Lucknow: BSP 20 May 2019 03:40 New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday clarified that their supremo Mayawati will not be holding any meetings with the leaders of Opposition in the national capital on Monday. The statement from the BSP came after reports of Mayawati holding …
  • Sai's Take: For whom the exit polls toll 20 May 2019 03:21 'When the clouds lift and the mists clear, when saner heads and minds sit down to parse the outcome, they will find that the Congress was not lacking in either fight or spirit,' notes Saisuresh Sivaswamy. So the exit polls have done their bit, …
  • India's marathon election ends, vote count begins Thursday 20 May 2019 02:37 Photo: Rajesh Kumar Singh, AP Election officers seal an electronic voting machine at the end of polling in Varanasi, India, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Indians voted in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling …
  • Modi projected to win polls in India 20 May 2019 02:34 Modi projected to win polls in India NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance led by right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to win a majority in Indian parliament in the mammoth Indian general elections that ended on Sunday, exit polls show. …
  • India's marathon election ends as exit polls predict Modi's return as PM 19 May 2019 21:37 Voting in India's election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party and its allies. Vote counting …
  • Incumbent leader at top of polls as epic election in India ends 19 May 2019 19:43 By Julhas Alam and Ashok Sharma Published 12:41 pm PDT, Sunday, May 19, 2019 TOPSHOT - Indian voters queue to cast their votes in the Ghoramara island around 110 km south of Kolkata on May 19, 2019, during the 7th and final phase of India's general …
  • India's Modi set to return to power with a bigger majority, exit polls show 19 May 2019 17:12 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to return to power with an even bigger majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks. …
  • View: Exit poll measure perception of voter choice 19 May 2019 17:08 Exit poll results are like the gods of monotheistic religions: if one of them is the true one, the rest must all be wrong, and since no one knows beforehand which one deserves that exalted status, for all those who are not committed to any particular …
  • India Election: Exit Polls Indicate Modi Heading for 2nd Term 19 May 2019 16:52 NEW DELHI —  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will secure a second term in office according to exit polls announced after the country’s mammoth general election wrapped up on Sunday. Millions of voters cast ballots in the final stage of the election for …
  • World's biggest national election ends as final areas of India cast votes 19 May 2019 16:37 Voting in the world's biggest general election has ended, with the final areas of India casting their votes in the marathon ballot. Exit polls predict the country's 900 million voters have backed another five year term for Prime Minister Narendra …
  • India’s Modi set to sweep election, exit polls show 19 May 2019 16:16 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance is likely to win a big majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, most exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks. …
  • Exit polls show India's Modi-led coalition likely to win majority 19 May 2019 16:12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance led by right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to win a majority in parliament in the mammoth Indian general elections that ended on Sunday, exit polls show. Several early exit polls released by …
  • Dalai Lama reveals India veto of Xi meeting 19 May 2019 16:04 Chinese President Xi Jinping (ç¿’è¿‘å¹³) agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, the Buddhist spiritual leader has said. The claim, which could signal that in the early years of his term Xi …
  • India's mammoth national election ends 19 May 2019 15:20 Updated 6:48 am PDT, Sunday, May 19, 2019 Photo: Rajesh Kumar Singh, AP An Indian Muslim woman displays indelible ink mark on her finger after her casting at a polling station, Bengali Tola Inter college in Varanasi, India, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Indians …
  • India election: Exit poll predicts Narendra Modi as prime minister 19 May 2019 15:07 Voting in India’s national election has ended, with exit polls predicting prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party and its allies will win the right to govern for another five years. Vote counting following the seventh and final phase of a …
  • India’s Modi set to win election, exit polls show 19 May 2019 15:03 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance is likely to win a clear majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, most exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks. …
  • India's Modi set to win election, exit polls show 19 May 2019 15:02 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance is likely to win a clear majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, most exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent …
  • India’s marathon election reaches finish line 19 May 2019 14:27 0 Comments India’s marathon election reaches finish line Independent.ie Voting in India’s national election has ended, with exit polls predicting prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party and its allies will win the right to govern for another …
  • The Latest: India’s mammoth national election ends 19 May 2019 13:50 NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India’s general election (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Voting in India’s mammoth national election has ended with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, with exit polls predicting that …
  • India's Modi-led coalition likely to win majority, exit polls show 19 May 2019 13:38 FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves towards his supporters during a roadshow in Varanasi, India, April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance is …
  • Dalai Lama lets slip how India vetoed his meeting with China’s leader in 2014 19 May 2019 08:03 China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, the Buddhist spiritual leader has said. The bombshell claim, which could signal that in the early years of his term Xi was …
  • U.S.-style polarization has arrived in India. Modi is at the heart of the divide. 19 May 2019 07:44 LUCKNOW, India —  In their 31 years of marriage, Seema and Sanjive Khanna have fought many times, the way couples do, over the house or the children or their finances. But nothing has divided them as bitterly as Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the current …
  • Poor boy Modi becomes India's nationalist powerhouse 19 May 2019 07:38 By AFP NEW DELHI: Stern, sharp and shrewd, Narendra Modi fought his way off the streets to become one of India's most popular and polarising prime ministers. There is no middle ground between admirers and adversaries of the man -- now running for a …
  • Why India can't be at Cannes 19 May 2019 03:23 By Faizal Khan On a hot April afternoon in 1994, filmmaker Shaji N Karun and his friend from the Film and Television Institute of India, Sukhwant Singh Dadha, lugged a heavy steel box to the Mumbai customs office in Santa Cruz. The box contained eight …
  • Why can’t India be at Cannes 18 May 2019 18:19 By Faizal Khan On a hot April afternoon in 1994, filmmaker Shaji N Karun and his friend from the Film and Television Institute of India, Sukhwant Singh Dadha, lugged a heavy steel box to the Mumbai customs office in Santa Cruz. The box contained eight …
  • TRAI mulls regulating apps streaming TV channels 18 May 2019 02:13 NEW DELHI: The telecom watchdog is considering regulation of over-the-top (OTT) apps that stream TV channels, such as Hotstar, Airtel TV and Sony Liv, to bring them under a licensing framework similar to the one for broadcasters. Trai, which recently …
  • Coke to connect with new-age consumers across media 18 May 2019 02:02 New Delhi: Coca-Cola is changing its marketing mix rapidly to ensure its presence across dozens of media platforms in different forms to reach the new-age consumers with fast-diminishing attention spans and increase regionalisation of beverage consumption. …
  • Sold over 2 million TV units in India in 14 months: Xiaomi 18 May 2019 02:02 Chinese smartphone and electronics maker Xiaomi on Friday said it has sold more than two million television units in India in 14 months of its launch. Announcing the development, Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain tweeted: "We've sold 2 million MiTV …
  • India's Modi Takes No Questions at 1st Press Conference 17 May 2019 21:23 NEW DELHI —  Narendra Modi left journalists disappointed on Friday as he refused to answer questions at what Indian media had billed as his first-ever press conference as prime minister. At the event in New Delhi, two days before the end of India's …
  • Who would track India’s IED supply chain to IS? 17 May 2019 15:36 No scan on Uranium thefts? During a European-mandated investigation by Conflict Armaments Research, a cache of made-in-India-2012 Improvised-explosive-devices (IEDs) components were discovered at Kobane in Syria and Kirkuk and Erbil in Iraq. It contained …
  • Modi slams Gandhi assassin comments ahead of India's key final vote 17 May 2019 13:54 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condemned a firebrand Hindu election candidate from his ruling party who called the assassin of independence hero Mahatma Gandhi a "patriot". The conservative prime minister was forced to act as a …
  • By-poll in 4 TN seats: EC implements strict rules 17 May 2019 10:34 Ahead of the by-election to Sulur, Aravakurichi, Thiruparankundram and Ottapidaram on May 19, the Election Commission has come out with a series of strict rules and regulations. No one shall convene, hold or attend any public meeting or procession in …
  • Why did India’s devastating Cyclone Fani kill only 40 people -- not 10,000? Thank democracy and technology. 17 May 2019 09:32 May 17 at 5:00 AM Can democracy and technology help poor countries adapt to extreme weather events? If we look at how one extremely poor state in India managed to save so many citizens from this spring’s devastating cyclone, we might conclude that the …
  • Fake news rages in India's 'WhatsApp' elections 17 May 2019 08:52 You know something is seriously up when a social media company buys full-page ads in old-fashioned newspapers. WhatsApp's campaign ahead of India's mammoth election also included highly produced spots on television and radio. The message to …
  • India's Modi chooses woman facing terrorism charges as election candidate 17 May 2019 08:14 BHOPAL, India (Reuters) - For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges under an anti-terrorism law for plotting a bomb attack on Muslims. …
  • ICC World Cup 2019: All you need to know 16 May 2019 15:07 ICC World Cup 2019: All you need to know The race to lift the title of World Cup 2019 is hovering over all teams and all the 10 qualified teams are set to play the world cricket tournament, slated to start from May 30, 2019 in England and Wales. World Cup …
  • India's soul under attack from Godse's successors, Modi-Shah must apologise: Cong 16 May 2019 13:49 [India], May 16 (ANI): Congress on Thursday came all guns blazing against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah demanding an "apology" from them after BJP leader Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur hailed Nathuram Godse, the man who …
  • Push science, not myths; India’s future is at stake 15 May 2019 21:38 The PM prides himself on being one of the most tech-savvy politicians and unabashedly admires all that smacks of the latest in technology. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been in the news for suggesting that radars are affected by clouds and how he was …
  • India- Adulticides Market Is Set To Grow Owing To Rising Number Of Online & Offline Distribution Channels Till 2023 | Million Insights 15 May 2019 20:51 (MENAFN - GetNews) According to new report available with Million Insights, Globally, adulticides market is predicted to generate massive revenue over the forecast period, providing numerous opportunities for industry participants to invest in research and …
  • BARC India joins alliance for video audience measurement 15 May 2019 09:37 Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Indian television audience measurement body Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has joined forces with three international organisations to form GAMMA, which aims to chart a course for the future of video audience measurement. …
  • Several injured in India election rally 15 May 2019 08:38 NEW DELHI, India (AP) — Rival political supporters yesterday clashed with rocks and sticks during an election rally by the Hindu nationalist party in eastern India, leaving several people injured and a university college vandalised. Police say they used …
  • BARC forms global alliance for video views measurement 15 May 2019 07:04 India’s television viewership measurement body has formed an alliance with its counterparts in France, Canada and Japan to chart the future of video audience measurement, a development that comes at a time when technological advances are disrupting …
  • Zee Media slumps after downbeat March-quarter revenue 15 May 2019 05:59 Shares of television news media company Zee Media Corp slumped as much as 10 per cent to Rs 13.15, marking their worst session since Jan 29. The company reported March-quarter consolidated loss of Rs 86.66 crore ($12.34 million), vs profit of Rs 2.46 crore …
  • Clashes during election rally in east India... 15 May 2019 05:07 Police arrested 100 workers belonging to both Trinamool Congress and BJP parties after the clash. Rival political supporters on Tuesday clashed with rocks and sticks during an election rally by the Bharatiya Janata Party in eastern India, leaving several …
  • Hina Khan can't thank Priyanka Chopra enough for Cannes 2019; read her note 20 May 2019 21:27 Hina Khan with Priyanka Chopra at Cannes 2019.Instagram Cannes 2019 debutante Hina Khan has just found a new BFF and a mentor - well, even if for a few days. Actress-singer Priyanka Chopra is the one! Hina Khan, who is a name to reckon with on Indian …
  • Beginning of the end 20 May 2019 21:20 Exit poll results at a television retail showroom in Mumbai Sunday. (Express Photo: Ganesh Shirsekar) At the end of exit poll night, my co-panellist and political scientist/psephologist at CNN-IBN, Rahul Verma, turned to me and quipped: “ …
  • Vijay TV releases second promo of Bigg Boss Tamil 3 20 May 2019 20:25 Kamal Haasan, who sports a long and sharp moustache, gets talking about Bigg Boss Tamil season 3 in the new promo. The second promo of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3 was unveiled recently. In the one-minute trailer, we see a few unknown faces getting surprised …
  • Classy: Los Angeles politicians involved in a late-night brawl at upscale resort during seminar on how to handle public crises 20 May 2019 20:11 Several Los Angeles politicians were reportedly involved in a late-night brawl that took place at an upscale California resort Saturday, according to the Los Angeles Times. The politicians were reportedly attending a seminar on how to handle public crises. …
  • Throne gone, game over 20 May 2019 19:44 As an angry Drogon, the last surviving one, spat fire on the Iron Throne, it not only melted the iconic seat for which the dynasties of the Seven Kingdoms waged a quite a few bloody wars, but also the hearts of the millions who followed the fantasy drama …
  • Indian Election: Exit polls results may be wrong 20 May 2019 19:28 Exit polls from India’s month-long parliamentary elections suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies are set to form the government again. Political consultancy Eurasia Group, however, said that election …
  • Correction: Navajo Nation-Electricity story 20 May 2019 18:48 The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority typically connects from 400 to 450 homes a year, chipping away at the 15,000 scattered, rural homes without power on the 27,000-square-mile reservation that lies in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. KAIBETO, Ariz. (AP) — In …
  • Trai to focus on limited issue of regulatory imbalance between OTTs telcos: Chairman 20 May 2019 16:54 New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Telecom regulator Trai on Monday said the scope of its consultation process on over-the-top applications (OTTs) is limited to examine if there are any regulatory imbalances between telecom service providers (TSPs) and OTT players …
  • Maldives asks Lanka to clarify claims made by army chief 20 May 2019 15:17 The Maldives has denounced Sri Lankan Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake’s remarks about Maldivians traveling to Syria through Colombo. Speaking about the Easter Sunday bombings and extremist elements within the region, Senanayake told an …
  • 1 hospitalized in brawl possibly involving several Commerce city officials at Indian Wells Resort 20 May 2019 14:57 INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (KABC) -- A massive fight that may have involved several Commerce city officials erupted during a conference in Riverside County over the weekend. The Riverside County Sheriff's Office responded to the Renaissance Indian Wells …
  • Gov. Steve Bullock sits down for a policy discussion 20 May 2019 14:35 If Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is going to have a chance in a field approaching two dozen strong, it’ll be because the engaging governor of a rural state connects with Iowa voters. That’s why, in his first week in the campaign, he went straight to Iowa, …
  • Saudis Talk Tough at OPEC+, But Oil Market Remembers 2018 U-Turn 20 May 2019 14:26 (Bloomberg) -- Just over a year ago, OPEC+ ministers gathered in the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel in the Saudi city of Jeddah and Khalid Al-Falih, the kingdom’s oil minister, pushed to tighten the oil market. "We have seen prices significantly higher in …
  • Arjun Bijlani, Ekta Kapoor stand in support of Hina Khan after magazine editor mocks her Cannes 2019 look 20 May 2019 13:13 Arjun Bijlani, Ekta Kapoor stand in support of Hina Khan after magazine editor mocks her Cannes 2019 look Hina Khan became the first Indian TV actress to walk the red carpet of coveted Cannes Film Festival 2019. For the day, Hina wore a fairytale gown with …
  • Harshad Chopda Birthday Special: Watch Bepannaah heartthrob's jaw-dropping workout videos 20 May 2019 13:13 Harshad Chopda Birthday Special: Watch Bepannaah heartthrob's jaw-dropping workout videos  Harshad Chopda debuted in television industry with a TV show Mamta, but he rose to fame for his character Cadet Ali Baig in Left Right left. Soon after this, he …
  • Holder Halep shrugs off expectations ahead of French Open 20 May 2019 12:43 (Reuters) - French Open champion Simona Halep has said won't be burdened by expectations that she can repeat last year's triumph and would rather focus on enjoying the Grand Slam which starts on Sunday. The 27-year-old Romanian enters Roland Garros …
  • Indian Terrain signs MS Dhoni as brand ambassador 20 May 2019 12:43 Menswear brand Indian Terrain has signed MS Dhoni as its Brand Ambassador on a two-year contract, a bid by the Chennai-based company to parlay the cricketer's appeal among youngsters into a branding push as it pursues a wave of growth through multi- …
  • Two Israeli romcoms getting Indian remakes 20 May 2019 12:42 Rotem Sela and Aviv Alush in the original 'Baker and the Beauty' . (photo credit: KESHET) Just a week after the US remake of Israel's The Baker and The Beauty got picked up for a full season by ABC, news broke that the show will be getting a …
  • Actor Lisa Ray shares how she overcame cancer in new book 20 May 2019 12:40 Lisa Ray was a model at 16, an actress, almost a Bond girl, a TV-show host and now an author. She’s been to many places — from her birth place in Canada to India, the US, Italy and the UK. She’s followed her curiosity and it’s culminated in Close to the …
  • Kapil Sharma is now the world's most viewed stand-up comedian 20 May 2019 12:07 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Kapil Sharma is now the world's most viewed stand-up comedian 20 May 2019 Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has been recognized as the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad. This recognition comes from the World book of …
  • Remembering Vijaya Mulay (1921–2019) 20 May 2019 12:04 Vijaya Mulay passed away on Sunday in New Delhi. (Photo: Upperstall/Twitter) At the 2012 National Film Awards, Vijaya Mulay—Akka to film enthusiasts across India—was the head of the jury for best writing on Indian cinema. In her address at the award …
  • First-time voters choose Modi over others, says India TV-CNX exit poll 20 May 2019 12:04 Image Source : PTI First time voters choose Modi over others During the 2019 Lok Sabha poll season, all the leaders of every party had urged the first time voters to step out and vote for the nation. Now the outcome of various exit polls indicates that the …
  • ‘Congress Must Die,’ Says Yogendra Yadav After Exit Polls Predict Mammoth Victory For BJP 20 May 2019 11:48 Exit poll results Sunday predicted a second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and majority for the BJP-led NDA government. Amid debate and speculation about the results, Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav created a controversy when he said the Congress …
  • Ooredoo offers free Yupp TV subscription for... 20 May 2019 11:14  20 May 2019 - 9:37 Yupp TV offers a wide variety of movies and programmes in different Indian languages, as well as content from other apps provided within the Yupp TV app. Ooredoo announced yesterday a new promotion offering its Hala customers one month’ …
  • Away from exit polls, Cong UP in-charge Jyotirad... 20 May 2019 10:53 Congress's Jyotiraditya Scindia, who contested this year's Lok Sabha polls from Guna, lived his 'proud father' moment at Yale University on Sunday. The 48-year-old Congress leader, who has also been entrusted with reviving the party's …
  • Exit polls indicate Congress issues of corruption, welfare may not have clicked 20 May 2019 10:32 New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The prediction by the exit polls about dismal performance by the Congress suggests that the party got it all wrong and the issues like the Rafale deal, NYAY, unemployment and alleged “arrogance” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi …
  • LS Elections 2019: Exit Polls predict three key states hold BJP’s win for second time 20 May 2019 09:48 Category: India, Politics, Top Stories Posted by Younus Published: May 20, 2019, 3:06 pm IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 3:06 pm IST New Delhi: NDA’s win for the second consecutive term shall be widely decided by its performance in three key states UP, West …
  • Ooredoo Qatar offers month's free Yupp TV subscription with Hala top-ups 20 May 2019 09:46 Ooredoo Qatar has announced a new promotion offering its Hala customers one month’s free subscription to Yupp TV, an application-based content provider from the Indian subcontinent.  Yupp TV offers a wide variety of films and programmes in different Indian …
  • The actors of Shararat: Where are they now? 20 May 2019 09:32 As part of our flashback series, let us tell you what the cast of the 90s popular show Shararat is up to these days. “Shring bling sarvaling, bhoot bhavisha vartaman badling…,” if you are familiar with this line, welcome to the nostalgia club. Most 90s …
  • Exit Polls: Will this year’s poll predictions be proven wrong again? 20 May 2019 08:56 The mammoth seven-phased Lok Sabha elections concluded on Sunday. As the fate of the candidates and political parties get sealed, India will gear up for the verdict on May 23. However, before the final outcome, the exit polls on Sunday gave an early …
  • 'Congress must die,' says Yogendra Yadav on exit-poll results 20 May 2019 08:35 He clarified his point by acknowledging that the party had played a great role immediately after independence. New Delhi: Swaraj India founder and psephologist Yogendra Yadav has hit out at the Congress saying that “Congress must die” after the exit polls …
  • Game of Thrones season 8: Sophie Turner reveals shocking details about episode 6 ending 20 May 2019 07:52 Actress Sophie TurnerGetty Images Game of Thrones season 8 episode 6 is mere few hours away from its official airing on HBO. The last episode is going to feature the final battle between Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen. Several details of the upcoming …
  • Markets LIVE: Stocks mixed as trade war simmers, dollar steady 20 May 2019 07:07 Stocks mixed as trade war simmers, dollar steady Adam Haigh, Bloomberg Shares were mixed in Asia and the dollar steadied as investors awaited the next chapter in the Sino-American trade dispute. Australian and Indian assets outperformed following elections …
  • Who did you vote for? Why? 20 May 2019 06:01 In the crazily complex cauldron that is India, where caste, community, class and cash are just the primary ingredients, no one has yet come up with a fool-proof method to ascertain how voters make up their minds, on which button to press, in the privacy of …
  • Mukesh-Nita Ambani visit Rishi Kapoor in New Yor... 20 May 2019 04:35 NEW DELHI: Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani visited veteran actor Rishi Kapoor who has been seeking medical treatment in New York. His wife Neetu Kapoor took to Instagram to share the selfie with the power couple. "Some pple just …
  • 'If Modi-Shah stand on their heads they won't get 272' 20 May 2019 04:32 'No right thinking student of politics can name one state where the BJP gains in double digits.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi addresses an election rally in support of BJP candidate Nilanjan Roy for the Diamond Harbour seat in …
  • Express daily briefing: Exit polls point to return of NDA; GoT wraps up with series finale; Google suspends business with Huawei 20 May 2019 04:24 Top news on Monday, May 20. Exit polls results vary widely for 3 states that hold key to BJP show If exit polls are to be believed, the NDA is set to comfortably cross the magic mark of 272 seats to form the next government. However, projections widely …
  • Nagaland: Tossup between Cong & NDPP 20 May 2019 03:49 DIMAPUR, MAY 19 (MExN): Even as most exit polls today favoured the BJP to win the recently held Lok Sabha elections, there was a tossup between the different polls as to what the outcome might be in Nagaland state. For instance, both the Times Now, The …
  • EC’s ‘capitulation’ before PM Narendra Modi and his gang obvious: Rahul Gandhi 20 May 2019 03:20 New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that the Election Commission’s “capitulation” before Prime Minister Narendra Modi is obvious and the poll watchdog is not feared and respected anymore. Training his guns on the poll body on the …
  • Amazon says focus on original content to light up FireStick sales 20 May 2019 02:53 New Delhi: American internet company Amazon has said that the growing focus on original content by regional and international over-the-top (OTT) players will help boost the streaming device category in India and drive uptake of its Fire TV Stick, as a lot …
  • India's marathon election ends, vote count begins Thursday 20 May 2019 02:37 Photo: Rajesh Kumar Singh, AP Election officers seal an electronic voting machine at the end of polling in Varanasi, India, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Indians voted in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling …
  • Modi projected to win polls in India 20 May 2019 02:34 Modi projected to win polls in India NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance led by right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to win a majority in Indian parliament in the mammoth Indian general elections that ended on Sunday, exit polls show. …
  • Phir ek baar Modi sarkar? India TV-CNX Exit Poll predicts 300 seats for BJP-led NDA 20 May 2019 02:09 Image Source : In politically crucial Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is projected to be registering a vote share of 43.10 per cent, while the share of the Congress party is expected to be 14.05 per cent. The India TV-CNX Exit Poll has …
  • Doha Film Institute steps up docus and TV series grants 20 May 2019 02:01 Toei Animation teams with Saudi's Manga Productions on 'Journey' LOS ANGELES, May 19, (RTRS): The Doha Film Institute, which is at Cannes as a co-financier of Elia Suleiman's competition entry 'It Must Be Heaven', has announced the …
  • After Avengers Endgame, all the upcoming films of Marvel actors 20 May 2019 00:57 Avengers: Endgame hit screens on April 26. Avengers: Endgame might have concluded the story arcs of various superheroes including Captain America, Iron Man and Black Widow, but there’s more to the actors portraying these memorable characters. Fans will get …
  • EC capitulation before PM and his gang obvious: Rahul 20 May 2019 00:39 The Congress party and Gandhi have been accusing the EC of being “biased” and “partial”. New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that the Election Commission’s “capitulation” before Prime Minister Narendra Modi is obvious and the poll …
  • African samurai: The black warrior who became a legend in feudal Japan 20 May 2019 00:37 When feudal Japan’s most powerful warlord Nobunaga Oda met Yasuke, a black slave-turned-retainer, in 1581, he believed the man was a god. Oda had never seen an African before. And like the locals in Japan’s then-capital of Kyoto, he was awed by Yasuke’s …
  • Star Re-Imagine awards: "IPL is not yet the Superbowl but will get there soon": Gautam Thakar 20 May 2019 00:00 Bisleri and Netflix won top honours for their respective campaigns running during IPL broadcast on Star Sports and Hotstar. The second edition of the Star Re-Imagine awards was held in Mumbai on May 17, 2019. Re-Imagine is Star India's initiative to …
  • India's marathon election ends as exit polls predict Modi's return as PM 19 May 2019 21:37 Voting in India's election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party and its allies. Vote counting …
  • Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP To Win 6 Seats In Delhi, Predicts Poll Of Polls 19 May 2019 20:09 The BJP had won all seats in Delhi in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. (File) New Delhi: The BJP will sweep the Lok Sabha polls in Delhi, winning 6 out of 7 seats, the poll of polls -- an aggregate of exit polls -- predicted on Sunday. The Congress will win a …
  • ‘The Souvenir’ Is the Top Specialized Opener As Business Remains Soft 19 May 2019 17:55 As the Cannes Film Festival presents prospects for the next year of specialized releases, distributors at home are praying for better fortunes ahead: For titles in their third week or beyond, the best gross is under $250,000 for “The White Crow.” Ongoing …
  • Game of Thrones season 8 episode 6: This is the Endgame we are thankful for 19 May 2019 17:06 Game of ThronesGame of Thrones Official Youtube With Game of Thrones season 8 episode 6, HBO's fantasy drama is marching towards its ultimate end. The last episode of this mammoth fantasy drama series may be disappointing but it surely is going to …
  • Dreams do come true, says Hina Khan while posing with Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas at Chopard party 19 May 2019 17:05 Diana Penty, Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Hina Khan, Huma QureshiInstagram Hina Khan is currently living her dream with her stunning debut at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. From making head turns at the red carpet in a sparkling gown by Lebanese designer, …
  • World's biggest national election ends as final areas of India cast votes 19 May 2019 16:37 Voting in the world's biggest general election has ended, with the final areas of India casting their votes in the marathon ballot. Exit polls predict the country's 900 million voters have backed another five year term for Prime Minister Narendra …
  • Exit polls show Modi-led alliance likely to win majority 19 May 2019 16:25 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies are likely to return to power for a second consecutive term after the parliamentary elections that ended today, according to different exit polls. Republic TV-C Voter exit poll …
  • Exit polls show India's Modi-led coalition likely to win majority 19 May 2019 16:12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance led by right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to win a majority in parliament in the mammoth Indian general elections that ended on Sunday, exit polls show. Several early exit polls released by …
  • India election: Exit poll predicts Narendra Modi as prime minister 19 May 2019 15:07 Voting in India’s national election has ended, with exit polls predicting prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party and its allies will win the right to govern for another five years. Vote counting following the seventh and final phase of a …
  • India’s marathon election reaches finish line 19 May 2019 14:27 0 Comments India’s marathon election reaches finish line Independent.ie Voting in India’s national election has ended, with exit polls predicting prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party and its allies will win the right to govern for another …
  • Victoria Regina et Imperatrix – 200 years from her birth 19 May 2019 14:16 At 4.14am on May 24, 1819, at Kensington Palace on the outskirts of London, a little girl called Alexandrina Victoria was born, the daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, and his wife Princess Victoria Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Her father, Edward, was the fourth …
  • Exclusive | Learnt a lot in the last year, want to continue the good run in World Cup, says KL Rahul 19 May 2019 13:55 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Rahul is among the contenders for the number 4 spot in the Indian batting line-up for the World Cup. Inconsistent form and troubles off-the-field left KL Rahul in a tricky spot at the beginning of the year. However, the batsman …
  • Exclusive | KL Rahul calls Virat Kohli an 'inspiration', makes big claim about his captaincy 19 May 2019 13:55 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Rahul spoke in length about Virat Kohli in the interview with India TV. KL Rahul remains a key factor for India as the side prepares for the World Cup. Even when the batsman hasn’t been a regular feature in the 50-over format, …
  • Live: Mamata accuses BJP, CRPF of 'torturing' voters 19 May 2019 12:15 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Polling has concluded in 542 parliamentary constituencies across states and union territories: ECI Voter turnout at 5 PM Source: PIB India Violence in Bengal, clashes in Punjab reported; over 56 pc polling till 5 …
  • Farrah Fawcett: forever Generation X's favorite pinup 19 May 2019 12:01 The end of Farrah Fawcett's life may have played out in the tabloids, but she belonged to us first. And by "us" I mean Generation X, generally, and the boys who cut their teeth chewing the plastic wrap off her rolled-up posters. She was our …
  • Bigg Boss syndrome: How reality TV politics hides the real issues 19 May 2019 06:53 'Your father’s life ended as Bhrashtachari No. 1.' 'PM Modi is like a bride with bangles who pretends to work but does nothing. He (Rahul Gandhi) is running away to contest where the majority is the minority.' 'PM needs a tight slap of …
  • Navajo homes welcome electricity 19 May 2019 06:27 KAIBETO, Ariz. – Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and a nearby mesa. Her husband, Jimmie Long Jr., fishes for the wick to light a kerosene lamp as the …
  • What it is like to work in a gig economy job 19 May 2019 06:23 Their work is regular, the job is not. They do long hours, but employment is short. Most of them are young, but they don’t know if there's a career ahead. India’s gig economy is a picture in contrast. Though 'gigs' are booming, uncertainty …
  • TV guide: 21 of the best shows to watch this week 19 May 2019 05:48 The Hunt for Jihadi John Monday, Channel 4, 9pm Documentary telling the inside story of Mohammed Emwazi’s journey from an ordinary London boy to one of the most notorious terrorists ever. It explores the shattered lives of his hostages and the emotional …
  • Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant trolled for TV ad rap 19 May 2019 05:40 The video has gained more than 30,000 likes and 2000 retweets on Kohli’s Twitter account in less than a day. Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli and wicket keeper Rishabh Pant has been brutally trolled by Twitterati for their rap in TV commercial ad. …
  • Chinese players wholly MILK Indian smartphone brands 19 May 2019 05:28 New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Like the famous tech acronym FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google), the Indian smartphone market once had its own buzzword: MILK. Desi smartphone players Micromax, Intex, Lava and Karbonn (MILK) ruled the roost before …
  • Afghanistan spin duo: Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi 19 May 2019 04:48 Rashid Khan has appeared in 57 ODIs and has 123 wickets under his name. There are a lot of children in Afghanistan, but little childhood: Khaled Hosseini, Kite Runner [This is from the touching passage in the final part of the novel when the protagonist …
  • State of economy-V: Job crisis continues to worsen 19 May 2019 04:16 New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The ruling NDA government won a landslide in 2014 on a promise that it will produce jobs. Five years down the line, India is staring at one of the worst job crisis ever. A report citing National Sample Survey Office’s Periodic …
  • No longer in the dark: Impoverished Navajo Nation homes get electricity 19 May 2019 01:44 Jimmie Long Jr. places the glass on an oil lamp inside his Kaibeto home on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, May 8, 2019 | Associated Press file photo by Jake Bacon, St. George News KAIBETO, Ariz. (AP) — Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her …
  • Soumya, Mosaddek lead BD to tri-series triumph 19 May 2019 01:28 Soumya, Mosaddek lead BD to tri-series triumph DUBLIN: Bangladesh gave themselves a boost ahead of the World Cup with victory in the tri-series final against the West Indies here on Friday, as Soumya Sarkar and Mosaddek Hossain starred in an excellent …
  • Asian-Americans fastest-growing group in Southern Nevada 18 May 2019 23:29 It’s growing crowded inside the Shrine of Our Lady of La Vang in Las Vegas. What began in 2000 as a few dozen Vietnamese Catholics gathering at local homes on Sundays has flourished into a church with a growing campus and native-language Mass every day. …
  • Inside Track: Khan Market Gang 18 May 2019 20:30 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election rally for the last phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Kolkata, on Thursday. (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mocking reference to the “Khan Market Gang” in his interview with The Indian Express has made the …
  • Why you should be worried about your memory foam mattress 18 May 2019 19:04 I imagine Kabir Siddiq rolling his eyes on the other side of the call. “Honestly, I am telling you, this can’t happen,” the entrepreneur behind Sleepy Cat, India’s “first-mattress-in-a-box” company, implores over the phone from his Kolkata office. “In …
  • Not a big believer of Bollywood music: Baba Sehgal 18 May 2019 18:04 Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Popular Hindi-rapper and actor Baba Sehgal, who recently appeared in the horror-comedy web series titled ‘Bhoot Purva’, says the Indian pop music has changed over a period of time so much so that it is a constant task to stay relevant …
  • It's unfortunate you are seeking approval for Indian hemp - Presidency slams Akeredolu 18 May 2019 18:01 Home | News | General | It's unfortunate you are seeking approval for Indian hemp - Presidency slams Akeredolu - Presidency has replied Akeredolu over Indian hemp business - Akeredolu had argued that the global legal ma.rijuana industry is primed to be …
  • 6 months to Kogi election, Bello promises to clear backlog of workers' salaries 18 May 2019 18:01 Home | News | General | 6 months to Kogi election, Bello promises to clear backlog of workers' salaries - Governor Yahaya Bello has promised that he would clear all backlog of workers' salaries in the state - Bello said his administration did not …
  • Navajo Nation homes get electricity 18 May 2019 16:21 KAIBETO, Ariz. — Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and a nearby mesa. Her husband, Jimmie Long, Jr., fishes for the wick to light a kerosene lamp as the …
  • Miami’s Taste Buds Evolve with New Restaurants Emerging in the City 18 May 2019 15:03 The Southern beauty of Miami is witnessing a change in its culture and traditional atmosphere. Miami has seen a lot of serious activity around its peripheries. There can be no doubt that the cuisines in Miami haven’t been all that exquisite in their …
  • At his first news conference in India, PM Modi declines questions (UPDATE) 18 May 2019 12:50 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in power for five years, attended his first news conference ever in India on Friday but took no questions, prompting taunts from journalists and from opposition parties seeking to oust him in an election that ends on …
  • Lok Sabha Polls LIVE: PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath; Chandrababu Naidu meets Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar 18 May 2019 12:27 May 18, 2019 5:51 PM (IST) Chandrababu Naidu meets Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow Andhra Pradesh CM and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Chief N. Chandrababu Naidu met Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav, in Lucknow, today.   May 18, 2019 4:21 PM (IST) Prime Minister …
  • Amazon says OTT players' focus on original content to drive uptake of Fire TV stick; eyes partnerships 18 May 2019 12:27 NEW DELHI: Amazon said that the growing focus on original content by regional and international over-the-top players will help grow the streaming device category and drive uptake of its Fire TV stick. It is now actively looking at partnerships with various …
  • Lulu Bar is a fresh take on a familiar space 18 May 2019 12:20 From Left: Stephen Phipps, bar manager; Joe Sokoloff, chef de cuisine; Amy Campbell, GM, J.P. Pedhirney, senior culinary director; and Dewey Noordhof, director of operations of Lulu Bar. Darren Makowichuk/Postmedia Darren Makowichuk / DARREN …
  • World Cup: 5 all-rounders to watch out for 18 May 2019 11:47 New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) All-rounders are the flavour of the season and this World Cup will feature some of the best in the business. West Indies legend Clive Lloyd told Times of India that the ICC’s flagship event in England and Wales will be “World Cup …
  • US Cop Allegedly Hired Hitman To Kill Husband, Boyfriend's Daughter 18 May 2019 10:23 Valerie Cincinelli was with the New York Police Department for 12 years (Representational) New York: A New York City policewoman was arrested on Friday and charged with asking a man to arrange the murder of her estranged husband and a 14-year-old girl, …
  • Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota actor Abhimanyu Dassani: Humbled to receive phone calls from people who inspire me 18 May 2019 10:12 Vasan Bala’s action comedy Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota was Abhimanyu Dassani’s debut film. (Source: Abhimanyu Dassani/Instagram) Actor Abhimanyu Dassani made his debut in movies with Vasan Bala’s action comedy Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota. &picturesHD is all …
  • Voting in last phase of India polls tomorrow 18 May 2019 10:10 Voting in the seventh and final phase of India’s long-drawn parliamentary elections takes places tomorrow when Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party seeks a second consecutive term in power in the face of an unexpectedly tight contest. …
  • Postcards from 5 years of Modi Sarkar 18 May 2019 08:28 Image Source : FILE India Tv brings to you the highlights from the '5 saal of Modi Sarkar'  Image Source : PTI  Make In India Scheme was launched on 25th September 2014. This dynamic programme gave the corporations a push to invest money in …
  • Valley Focus: Learning about Indian American Traditions 18 May 2019 02:28 If you have wondered about Inidan American traditions, two local experts some of the spiritual and colorful meanings behind their customs. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and ABC30 is highlighting the Indian American community. Valley Focus …
  • BBC to make series of Indian epic ‘A Suitable Boy’ 17 May 2019 23:53 Indian film director Mira Nair poses during a photocall for the movie ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ at the 69th Venice Film Festival in Venice in this August 29, 2012 file picture. — Reuters picCANNES, May 17 — Indian director Mira Nair is to shoot a …
  • TV actor Karan Oberoi’s bail plea rejected 17 May 2019 17:37 Category: Bollywood, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 17, 2019, 11:04 pm IST Updated: May 17, 2019, 11:04 pm IST Mumbai (Maharashtra): A Mumbai court on Friday turned down the bail application filed by TV actor Karan Oberoi, who was arrested …
  • Praise for Gandhi assassin caps acrimonious Indian election campaign 17 May 2019 14:49 Campaigning in the most acrimonious election in recent Indian history has ended with an admonishment by the prime minister, Narendra Modi, of some of his hardline candidates for praising Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin. A six-week campaign dominated by national …
  • Narendra Modi gives first press conference as prime minister on last day of election campaign 17 May 2019 13:53 India’s prime minister Narendra Modi gave his first press conference in the role on the last day of campaigning for the 2019 election - only not to answer a single question. Indian TV channels carried simultaneous press conferences from Mr Modi and the …
  • Campaigning in India gets ugly as weeks-long... 17 May 2019 09:42  16 May 2019 - 17:24 Pragya Singh Thakur, leader of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote, outside a polling station in Bhopal, India, May 12, 2019. (REUTERS/Raj Patidar) After weeks of heated rhetoric …
  • Guwahati blast: TV actor among two held, police claim ULFA connection 17 May 2019 00:58 Jahnavi Saikia and Pranomoy Rajguru GUWAHATI POLICE Thursday arrested a little-known TV actor and another person in connection with a grenade attack on Zoo Road in the city Wednesday in which 11 people, including two security force personnel, were injured. …
  • Indian soap star arrested in suspected link to grenade blast 16 May 2019 14:01 GAUHATI, India — A soap opera star has been arrested in a northeastern Indian city after police raided her house while investigating a grenade attack that injured 10 people, and discovered explosive materials and weapons. Gauhati Police Commissioner Deepak …
  • Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama, reveals book by noted Indian journalist 15 May 2019 16:10 By Tenzin Dharpo Chinese President Xi Jinping and Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. file DHARAMSHALA, May 15: If a new book by a veteran Indian Journalist and a TV news anchor is anything to go by, the exiled Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai …
  • No TV in Adhil Shetty’s den, a projector & sound... 15 May 2019 07:47 Adhil Shetty, CEO, BankBazaar, on why having a projector is a must in his den. Must-have “The one item I have in my den is a projector and a sound system to go with it. I have a passion for movies, especially foreign films. For the longest time, I’ve never …
  • Bridge course a booster shot for D Pharm students to accelerate career growth: Dr. TV Narayana 15 May 2019 02:59 B Pharm (Practice), bridge course, is seen as a good move by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) as the course which has already started in some Deemed Universities in the country is expected to transform the career prospects and is a booster shot for the …