World

Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul Under Attack By Four Gunmen

"Four attackers are inside the building," an official at the National Directorate of Security (NDS) spy agency told AFP.

Politics

Kejriwal Tells MLAs to Get Ready for 'Battle', Ensure BJP and Congress Lose Deposits in Re-election

The Delhi Chief Minister made it clear that if a re-election were to be held, their focus should be on not just winning, but ensuring that Congress and BJP lose their deposits.

Nation

Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh Govts to Move SC Against ‘Padmaavat’ Release Again

Rajasthan's Home and Justice minister Gulabchand Kataria said the Rajasthan govt has decided to file a review petition in the Supreme Court and asked the Karni Sena to be a party to the petition.

World

Britain Able to Have Bespoke Deal with EU: French President Emmanuel Macron

Macron has said in past Britain could have pacts with the EU along with the lines of those with Canada or Norway but not its own, special deal.

Nation

Pune Techie Beaten to Death for Objecting to Parking Outside House

The techie was attacked with rods after he objected to parking vehicles in front of his bungalow in Pune.

Movies

British Singer Ed Sheeran Gets Engaged to Childhood Friend Cherry Seaborn

Sheeran, 26, and accountant Seaborn, 25, were pupils at the same school in Suffolk, eastern England and began dating in 2015.

Nation

Bodh Gaya on High Alert After Recovery of Bombs, NIA Team Arrives

Bodh Gaya has been put on high alert in view of the presence of the Dalai Lama and the constant influx of high-profile visitors who wish to meet the Tibetan spiritual leader.

Politics

Vinod Rai Was a 'Contract Killer' Hired to Finish UPA-2, Should be Prosecuted: A Raja

The then comptroller and auditor general (CAG) Rai came out with a report in 2010 which pegged notional loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore to the national exchequer due to 2G spectrum allocation in 2008 when Raja was the telecom minister.

Nation

Student Punished With 40 Slaps for Not Completing Homework in Kanpur

A teacher of United Public School was today terminated from work after he allegedly punished a class 3 student with 40 slaps for not completing the homework assigned to him, the school's principal said.

Politics

Amit Shah Launches BJP's Programme to Enrol Those who Vote First Time in 2019

"The BJP is not just a political party, but it's an ideology, a struggle and a pledge to make a new India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership," Amit Shah said.

Cricket

IPL Auction: 2016's Million-dollar-buy Pawan Negi Drops Price

A couple of years back all-rounder Pawan Negi turned into an overnight sensation when he fetched a mind-boggling deal of Rs 8.5 crore, making him the most expensive uncapped buy in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL).

Sport

Malaysia Masters: Viktor Axelsen to Face Kenta Nishimoto in Final

World number one Viktor Axelsen of Denmark destroyed Malaysia's Daren Liew 21-15, 21-11 on Saturday to secure a place in the final of the Malaysia Masters.

Sport

Pro Wrestling League: Haryana Hammer Mumbai to Enter Semis

Asian championship silver medallist Sumit Malik overcame Satender Malik to guide Haryana Hammers to a tense 4-3 win over Mumbai Maharathi in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) contest at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.

Nation

Bhansali Invited us to Watch 'Padmaavat', Says Karni Sena; Claims Offer Not Sincere

The production company sent a missive to Shree Rajput Karni Sena and Shree Rajput Sabha Bhawan, its leaders claimed but alleged that the move was only a ploy "aimed at fooling".

Nation

At Least Nine Killed as Fire Breaks Out in Factory in Delhi's Bawana, Several Feared Trapped

Ten fire tenders are present on the spot and rescue operations are underway, officials said.

Football

Hazard Stars as Chelsea Thrash Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0

A sublime performance from Eden Hazard solved Chelsea's recent scoring problems in their first victory this year conjuring two goals in a 4-0 win away to Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.

Business

IMF, World Bank Laud RBI for 'Strengthening' Supervision

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank had released two separate main Reports of the 2017 India Financial Sector Assessment Programme (FSAP) in December 2017.

Football

Zinedine Zidane Fuels Neymar to Real Madrid Speculation

Under pressure Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Saturday described Neymar, a rumoured transfer target for the European champions, as a "great player who everyone loves".

Cricket

IPL Auction: 16 Marquee Players Up for Grabs Including Stokes, Root

England superstar Ben Stokes and star India opener Shikhar Dhawan will be amongst the 16 marquee players up for grabs during the the upcoming IPL Players' Auction, which is set to take place in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28.

World

Donald Trump's Dealmaker Image Tarnished by US Govt Shutdown

Trump, who in July 2016 said: "Nobody knows the system better than me, which is why I alone can fix it," has asserted that past government shutdowns were the fault of the person in the White House.

Nation

Leopard Enters House Near Bengaluru, Subdued After 9-Hour Drama

The leopard was caught and tranquilized after a nine-hour drama.

Business

Govt Set to Hit Divestment Goal First Time Post ONGC-HPCL Deal

The higher receipt from disinvestment will help the government in sticking to its fiscal deficit target of 3.2 per cent of the GDP this financial year, which may see lower collections from the newly introduced Goods and Services Tax.

Nation

Pakistan Summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner Over 'Ceasefire Violations'

Pakistan's Foreign Office (FO) said that Indian troops violated the ceasefire in Khuiratta, Bagsar and Khanjar Sectors on the Line of Control (LoC) on January 20.

Business

Government Restricts Imports of Petcoke for Users in Delhi Region

India is the world's biggest consumer of petroleum coke, better known as petcoke, which is a dark solid carbon material that emits 11 percent more greenhouse gases than coal.

Nation

Fire at Firecracker Factory leaves 17 Dead, PM Modi Expresses Anguish Over Tragic Incident

The official of fire department added that fire had broken out in the afternoon and brought under control around in the evening.

Nation

Haryana CM Proposes Death Penalty for Rape of Girls Aged 12 and Below After Spate of Cases

Two minor Dalit girls were allegedly raped and killed in separate incidents in Haryana recently, barely a month after a similar case involving a six-year-old girl shook the state.

Nation

Assembly polls: Top leaders of Congress, BJP to descend on Karnataka

PM Modi to be in Bengaluru on Feb. 4, while Rahul Gandhi will begin his visit on Feb. 10

World

North to Send Delegation to Prepare for Olympics on Sunday: South Korea Ministry

The North's participation in the Winter Olympics in South Korea's Pyeongchang has been interpreted as an apparent diplomatic breakthrough after months of high tension over the North's nuclear and missile programme.

Bengaluru

‘I opened the door and a leopard ran in’

“I was shocked and frightened. I could not speak and don’t know how I reached the bathroom after seeing the leopard in our house,” said Vanajakshi, who, along with her daughter-in-law Vinutha, sought ...

Kochi

Traffic congestion worsens at Vyttila

Installation of barricades on south-western side of junction for flyover work blamed

Politics

Punjab CM Blames Poor Funds, No Centre Support for Not Extending Debt Waiver Scheme

Appealing Punjab's farming community to shun protest, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, in a release, said his government could not afford to waive any more of their debts at the present juncture, but was committed to alleviating all their woes at the earli

Bengaluru

Trapped in the bathroom for 6 hours

With a five-year-old leopard in their house at Jayanagara in Tumakuru city, Vinutha and Vanajakshi were trapped in the bathroom for nearly five hours. Outside the house, the police and Forest Departme...

Bengaluru

‘People kept pushing as I aimed’

The dart pierced the hip of the feline, sedating it in minutes

Cricket

Blind Cricket World Cup: India Beat Pakistan by 2 Wickets to Lift Title

India created history as they beat Pakistan by two wickets to lift their second Blind Cricket World Cup title, in Sharjah on Saturday.

Bengaluru

Man held on charge of stealing vehicles dies in police custody

A 40-year-old man who had been arrested for allegedly stealing a two-wheeler died in the custody of Tilaknagar police on Saturday. The police claim Sadiq Pasha died of a cardiac arrest while in custo...

Bengaluru

Transport Department halts Namma TYGR operations

Says taxis were being run without obtaining licence

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