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Ghaziabad fake encounter: Bullet fired from Belur's revolver still remains a mystery

Ghaziabad, Feb. 23 -- Even as the CBI court sentenced the four policemen, the bullet fired from the revolver of then circle officer and assistant superintendent of police, Jyoti S Belur, still remains a mystery. The CBI investigation revealed that shots were fired from revolver number 161-24871 of .38 bore, which was issued to Belur. Belur was not named in the chargesheet but the Ghaziabad court had summoned her under section 319 of the Criminal ... Read More


3 potentially habitable planets that could have water found by Nasa

India, Feb. 23 -- Nasa has announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets of which three could hold life, a find that has thrilled not just the planet-hunters but also the scientific community. This is the first time three potentially habitable planets, which could have life-sustaining liquid water, have been found together. All seven are part of the TRAPPIST-1 star system that lies about 39 light years away from us - it would take 44 milli... Read More


Tata Motors denies rumours of talks with Ford for buyout of PV division

New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- Tata Motors on Wednesday denied of having any talks with the American auto major Ford Motor Company over a buy out of the passenger vehicles division of the Indian carmaker.

"We categorically deny any rumours related to Ford. The information is false and baseless," Tata Motors tweeted late Wednesday, shortly after CNBC-TV18 reported that "Ford is keen on expanding its business presence in India and mulling an equity deal wi... Read More


Kangana Ranaut, Taapsee Pannu and more: Bollywood heroines turn to action

India, Feb. 23 -- The buzz around Kangana Ranaut's Rangoon, which also stars Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, is growing louder as the film readies for a release on February 24. While her role as an action heroine in the Vishal Bhardwaj film is generating a lot of interest, this is not the first time female actors have taken up roles that require them to perform action sequences. Remember Rekha in Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) or Hema Malini in Andha ... Read More


Mexico's foreign minister rejects Trump deportation policy

Bangladesh, Feb. 23 -- Mexico has condemned new guidelines issued by the United States, under which almost all illegal immigrants can be subject to deportation.

The new rules include sending undocumented people to Mexico, even if they are not Mexicans.

But Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray says his country cannot "accept unilateral decisions imposed by one government on another."

Two top US officials are in Mexico to discuss the measures... Read More


Will UP politicians with criminal records allure voters?

New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Krishnanand Rai was killed in broad daylight in 2005, in what can best be described as a gangster-style murder involving machine guns and motorcycle-borne men. Twelve years later his death is not even a footnote in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh elections, though at least five people connected to Rai are contesting elections.

Prominent among these is Mukhtar Ansari, the main accused in Rai's murd... Read More


UPPSC State Services Exam 2017: Notification issued, check it here

India, Feb. 23 -- The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on Wednesday issued a recruitment notification for Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Exam 2017, on its official website. The commission has proposed to fill 251 vacancies through the examination. The number of vacancies may increase or decrease on the request of the government. The last date for submission of application for the examination is March 27, while the last d... Read More


Stocks see mix trend in early trading

Bangladesh, Feb. 23 -- The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Thursday as investors were active both sides of trading fence.

After 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country's major bourse edged 0.55 point up while the Selective Category Index of the port city bourse fell 0.96 point when the report was filing at 11:00am.

DSEX the prime index of the DSE went up by 0.5... Read More


Priyanka Chopra is a red hot villain in new Baywatch poster. Check it out

India, Feb. 23 -- Priyanka Chopra shared a fresh look at her Hollywood debut Baywatch on social media late Wednesday. The global star, who is all set for her first Hollywood film, shared a scintillating poster from Baywatch saying, "Being bad can be so good. Coming soon.. #VictoriaLeeds #Baywatch #may26th." Being bad can be so good.. presenting #VictoriaLeeds #Baywatch #may26 A post shared by Priyanka Chopra (@priyankachopra) on Feb 22, 2017 at 1... Read More


Bhattarai supports Morcha's cause, asks govt to withdraw poll decision

Kathmandu, Feb. 23 -- Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Nepal and Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal's Chairman Upendra Yadav have demanded the government withdraw its election announcement decision

The two leaders issued a joint statement on Thursday and demanded federal and provincial elections be conducted first and asked the government to withdraw its decision to conduct local bodies election. The two leaders claimed such decision would push the... Read More