Wednesday, 19 June 2019

IANS

Yami Gautam thrilled with special gift from Jackie Chan

BOLLYWOOD actress Yami Gautam received a special gift – a traditional shawl – from international icon Jackie Chan during the promotions of “Kaabil” in China. She was thrilled. “I was surprised when I heard that Mr. Chan had sent across a gift for me. I couldn’t meet him as I ...

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8 dead in gun battle between rival Indian political parties

NEW DELHI: At least eight persons were allegedly killed and several others injured and missing following a gun battle between West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers in West Bengal state, police and a local politician said on Sunday. At least 18 others were injured in the clashes ...

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India’s Rahane joins Hampshire after missing bus for World Cup

Batsman Ajinkya Rahane has missed out from India’s World Cup squad but is doing everything possible to keep himself ready if an opportunity arises by joining English County Championship side Hampshire. Rahane will be the first Indian to represent the club and the right-hander is set to play eight County ...

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Indian PM votes in general election, calls for national security

NEW DELHI: Millions of Indians are voting in the third and largest phase of a staggered general election on Tuesday, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi who cast his ballot in his home state of Gujarat and again underlined the need to combat “terrorism”. In all, 188 million Indians are eligible ...

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India ‘undermined’ Pakistan’s nuclear threat: Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Mini-ster Narendra Modi lost his marbles after he said Sunday that India had called Pakistan’s nuclear “bluff” in recent cross-border air strikes that almost triggered a new war between the rivals. Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have made national security the focus of ...

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Fans unhappy with Kohli, RCB team after poor start

NEW DELHI: They have flattered to deceive time and again, but Royal Challengers Bangalore has been one of the most followed teams in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). With Virat Kohli as captain and players like AB de Villiers in its ranks, RCB has managed to be ...

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Death penalty to man who raped 3-year-old girl in India

NEW DELHI: A court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a person who was found guilty of raping and killing a three-year-old girl in Jharkhand’s Gumla district. According to a lawyer, Additional District Judge (ADJ-1) L. Dubey of Gumla district awarded the death sentence to Bandhan Oraon and slapped a ...

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