Author Archives: Darshit Shah

Bankers to perform poll duties in Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], Jul 14 (ANI): Hundreds of bankers will perform election duties across Pakistan in the upcoming General Elections. The Election Commission of Pakistan was coerced to the services of financial institutions’ employees, due to a shortage of staff, reported the Dawn. The State Bank of Pakistan was informed about the same by the ECP, which had notified all scheduled banks to volunteer […]

Pak: Mastung toll rises to 130, Bilawal cancels rallies

Peshawar [Pakistan], Jul 14 (ANI): The death toll in Friday’s suicide blast in Mastung touched 130, making it one of the single largest terror attacks in the history of Pakistan. The Ministry of Interior in a press release issued on Saturday announced July 15 as a day of mourning in memory of those killed in […]

Sterling K. Brown,Evan Rachel Wood may join ‘Frozen 2’

Washington D.C. [USA] July 14 (ANI): Sterling K. Brown and Evan Rachel Wood are in negotiation to lend their voice to Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’. According to Variety, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad will continue to voice Elsa, Anna, and Olaf, respectively. Jennifer Lee, who is also writing the script, will be directing the film with Chris Buck […]

Rosamund Pike to star in upcoming sitcom

Washington DC, [USA] July 13 (ANI): Hollywood stars Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowdwill now be paired in an upcoming American sitcom. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd will be paired up for a new TV comedy ‘State of the Union’. Here every episode will be 10 minutes in length. “I am so pleased to be working again with Stephen, […]

Apologised to Theresa May over ‘fake’ interview: Trump

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Friday said a leading British tabloid didn’t convey his message well following with he had to tender an apology to British Prime Minister Theresa May. In the interview, Trump said that Theresa May had ignored his advice on Brexit. “I didn’t criticise the (British) Prime Minister. I have a lot of […]

‘Stop Trump’ protest gains momentum in London

Washington DC [USA] July 13 (ANI): The city of London came to a standstill as thousands of protestors flooded the streets, who voiced their opinion against the US President Donald Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom. Initially, only 10,000 were expected to show up, but ultimately 250,000 people gathered for the protest, as per The Hollywood Reporter. The protest gained […]

Neha Dhupia is proud of her husband’s role in ‘Soorma’

Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] July 13 (ANI): Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia praised her actor husband Angad Bedi for playing a convincing role of Hockey legend Sandeep Singh’s elder brother Bikramjeet Singh in the recently released movie- ‘Soorma’. Neha Dhupia took to Twitter to express her excitement. She praised Angad for being a reliable actor in the […]

Washington D.C. residents advised to consume boiled water

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], July 13 (ANI): The water regulating body of Washington D.C.has advised residents and businesses in a major portion of the city to avoid drinking tap water without boiling it, due of a contamination risk. A problem with the water system on Thursday night made it “possible for contaminants to enter the water,” DC Water, the regulatory […]

Delhi HC directs Indian Air Force to alter its protocols dealing with stress issues

FLASH:- Delhi HC directs Indian Air Force to alter its protocols dealing with stress issues in consonance with law. Delhi HC observed that IAF shouldn’t think that the Mental Health Act doesn’t apply to its procedures, and a person can’t be hospitalised for as long as the IAF wants.

Russian annexation of Crimea was an Obama disaster: Trump

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Friday blamed his predecessor Barack Obama for the Russian annexation of Crimea again and claimed it would not have been annexed if he was the President back then. “This was an Obama disaster. I think if I were President then, he would not have taken over. I don’t think he […]

Nawaz Sharif’s grandsons released after brief arrest

London [United Kingdom], July 13 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s grandsons Junaid Safdar and Zakariya Hussain were released following an altercation outside their residence in Park Lane here on Friday. Junaid Safdar is son of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz, while Zakaria Hussain is the son of Hussain Nawaz. In the video, there was an argument […]

Arresting Nawaz Sharif not enough, need to retrieve looted money: PTI

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 13 (ANI): Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday said that arresting former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not enough, while adding that the looted money should also be retrieved. In a press conference here, PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said that since the 9/11 terrorist attack in the United States, Pakistan has been dealing with an […]

Zakir Naik: Malaysia awaits India’s request

Kuala Lumpur, [Malaysia], July 13 (ANI): Malaysia is waiting for a formal request from the Indian government on controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s deportation. Malaysian minister of Human Resource M Kula Segaran on Friday said, “Let the Indian government make the necessary deportation order and we will follow the rule of law, but the bottom line was that […]

India, Afghanistan target $2bn-worth trade by 2020

New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, Dr Shaida Mohammad Abdali on Friday said that trade India and Afghanistan have set a trade target of two billion US dollars by 2020. Abdali, along with the representatives of 50 Afghan export firms, arrived in New Delhi for the two-day ‘Made in Afghanistan, Nature’s Best’ meet in a bid to strengthen trade relations between the two nations. Speaking […]

Hrithik Roshan’s sister pens down her battle with cancer

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Hrithik Roshan’s sister Sunaina Roshan has penned down a hard-hitting blog post on battling cancer. Documenting her experience in a blog post titled ‘Zindagi’, Sunaina, in her new chapter, opened up about her battle against cancer. Sunaina has been through a broken marriage, battled depression, diabetes and hypertension, undergone bariatric surgery, sought psychiatric help […]

Left can tell you what’s right

Bochum [Germany], July 13 (ANI): Turns out, the left side of one’s brain can comprehend linguistic skills better than the right. According to a research at Ruhr University synapses are vital for rapid processing of auditory speech, which is found to be more in the left hemisphere of planum temporal as compared to the right. Therefore, the […]

Jharkhand: Dhanbad-Alappuzha Express at Bokaro railway station in a raid conducted by local police

FLASH:- Jharkhand: 93 people, including 87 minors, were detained from 13351 Dhanbad-Alappuzha Express at Bokaro railway station in a raid conducted by local police, earlier today. Raid was conducted following info by State Info Bureau & Child Welfare Committee regarding child trafficking

Maharashtra: Shivkumar Iyer, a resident of Pune, is using 200 jacks to lift his house

FLASH:- Maharashtra: Shivkumar Iyer, a resident of Pune, is using 200 jacks to lift his house; says ‘When this house was built in 2000, it was above the level of the road but today, after 18 years, the road is at a higher level. It gets waterlogged during monsoon so I had to do this.’

U’khand to bring law to hang rapists of minor girls

Kashipur (Uttarakhand) [India], Jul 12 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that his government would bring law to award death penalty to rapists of minor girls. Rawat announced this during the ongoing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state working committee meeting in Kashipur. Four other states- Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh have already approved the provision of capital […]

Human-trafficker arrested, 7 girls rescued from her by Railway Protection Force from Assam

FLASH:Human-trafficker arrested, 7 girls rescued from her by Railway Protection Force from 15648/Guwahati – Mumbai LTT Express in Assam’s Rangiya on July 10. Girls were being taken to Mumbai on pretext of employment in a fish factory. (4 rescued girls in picture)

NITI Aayog: CMs ask to maintain ‘asset creation’ spirit of MGNREGA

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): The first meeting of the Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on coordination between the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and Agriculture was held at NITI Aayog on Thursday. The meeting reiterated that the asset creation of MGNREGA scheme should be maintained. The Convener of the Sub-Group Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, along with Uttar […]

Two women found murdered on two different trains on July 10: Based on CCTV footage

FLASH:- Two women found murdered on two different trains on July 10: Based on CCTV footage, Bikash Das, a tea stall owner New Tinsukia Railway Station has been arrested by police. Assam

World Junior Athletics Championship: Hima Das won gold in 400m final

FLASH:-Hima Das won 400m gold medal in the World Junior Athletics Championship today. He is the first Indian athlete to win gold medal in the track event

MP Govt to sponsor treatment, education of Satna rape victim

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Thursday announced that the state government will sponsor the treatment and education of the four-year-old Satna rape victim. He said, “I met Satna rape victim who is currently admitted in AIIMS. I spoke to the doctors today and they said that she is recovering. […]

Kochi: India’s first air conditioned Bed Space Dormitory was inaugurated for public

FLASH:- Kochi: India’s first air conditioned Bed Space Dormitory was inaugurated for public, earlier today at MG Road Metro Station. The dormitory has 200-bed cabins with 40 toilets, designed like AC compartment of a train. Kochi mayor Soumini Jain had inaugurated the dormitory. Kerala

Kanpur: An Income Tax officer PD Sahu has been arrested from his office by CBI

FLASH:- Kanpur: An Income Tax officer PD Sahu has been arrested from his office by CBI while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000. The officer was 20 days away from his retirement.

ODI: India outclass England by 8 wickets

Nottingham [England], Jul 13 (ANI): India beat England by 8 wickets in the first One Day International (ODI) at Trent Bridge here. Rohit Sharma’s searing century (an unbeaten 137) helped India walk to the victory with nearly 10 overs to spare. He completed his century off just 82 balls. Skipper Virat Kohli scored 75 runs. The Kohli-Rohit duo added 177 runs in 25.1 […]

Chhattisgarh: 3 men allegedly raped 3 minors in a village in Jashpur’s Manora

FLASH:- Chhattisgarh: 3 men allegedly raped 3 minors in a village in Jashpur’s Manora on July 1&were penalised with Rs 10000 each by Panchayat.Locals say’Money was distributed among us&we were served food.’Police say ‘Girls denied that they were raped.We don’t know if panchayat was held’

U’khand rains: Guv questions lack of preparedness, calls for better arrangements

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], July 12 (ANI): As heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand and threw normal life out of gear, the state’s Governor KK Paul on Thursday took stock of the situation. The Governor also spoke with the District Magistrate in the regard and inquired about the lack of preparedness. He also directed the authorities to make better arrangements. Seven people were killed […]

Patna: Amit Shah leaves from the residence of Nitish Kumar after attending a dinner function

FLASH:- Patna: BJP President Amit Shah leaves from the residence of CM Nitish Kumar after attending a dinner function hosted by the latter. Bihar

If he’s jailed, will accompany him: Nawaz Sharif’s mother

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jul 12 (ANI): Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s mother Shamim Akhtar vows to go behind the bar if her son gets arrested. Akhtar, in a video message, said that she would not let Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retired) Muhammad Safdar go to jail. “They are coming home and I would not let them go to jail. If they will be […]

Late Evening News: 12/07/2018

Late Evening News: 12/07/2018   Bihar: Amit Shah arrives at the residence of CM Nitish Kumar in Patna https://goo.gl/Twgh47 AP: 6 dead & 5 injured after a poisonous gas leak in Gerdau Steel India Ltd. in Tadepatri https://goo.gl/Anj3V2 India vs Eng first ODI: England set 269 runs target for India https://goo.gl/CwT4DC Wimbledon: Serena Williams beats […]

Here’s how Tharoor slammed critiques for calling him ‘anti-Hindu’

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday slammed critiques, who dubbed the leader ‘anti-Hindu’. He took to his Twitter handle to post pictures from his trip to Thiruvananthapuram in a temple with the caption reading, “At the Poonthura ShivaKshetram today, just before being accused of being anti-Hindu!” In another tweet […]

Punjab: Anti Narcotics Cell of Ludhiana seized 640 boxes of alcohol from a container vehicle

flash:- Punjab: Anti Narcotics Cell of Ludhiana seized 640 boxes of alcohol from a container vehicle yesterday. Officials say ‘The whiskey was manufactured in Haryana. We will arrest the smugglers soon.’

Yeddyurappa threatens protest if state govt. fails to clarify stand on loan-waiver

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jul 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday threatened to protest if Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy failed to clarify state government’s stand on farm loan waiver. “This government will have to clarify everything about loan waiver issue and the promises which they made in the budget,” Yeddyurappa said. “If the government does not clarify things and fail to […]

Tanzanian arrested by CISF with 16.5 kg narcotics substance

Mumbai [India], July 12 (ANI) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday arrested a Tanzanian national carrying narcotics substance (Amphetamines) weighing about 16.2 kg. The narcotics was found in his baggage. “On 12.07.2018 at about 0120 hrs, on profiling basis, CISF surveillance and intelligence team selected a foreign passenger for random checking of his luggage at Terminal-2, near Gate No.04, CSI Airport, Mumbai. […]

UP: Multipoint connections made necessary for multistory building residents

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): In a big relief to people residing in multistory buildings in Uttar Pradesh, including Noida and Ghaziabad, the State government has ordered the builders to give multipoint connections to their clients as a replacement to single-point connections. The decision was taken after the power ministry in the state received multiple complaints from people about […]

Check out how Pak politicians are campaigning for polls

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 12 (ANI) From riding a motorbike, to driving auto rickshaws, from posing at garbage dumps to making rotis in tandoor – the candidates in fray for the upcoming elections in Pakistan are using unique ways to lure voters. While Rasheed Ahmad”>Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad of Awami Mulsim League posted a video of him taking out hot rotis from a tandoor […]

Punjab: STF Ludhiana arrested two people and recovered heroin weighing 600 gram

FLASH: Punjab: Special Task Force Ludhiana arrested two people and recovered heroin weighing 600 gram last night. STF incharge Harbans Singh says “Case has been registered and during interrogation it has been found that they are drug addicts as well as dealers.”

1 person arrested with 2.7 kgs of heroin & 50 bullets in Punjab’s Ferozpur

FLASH: 2.7 Kgs of heroin & 50 bullets made in Pakistan have been seized by police in Punjab’s Ferozpur. 1 person has been arrested & 1 person is absconding.

BJP creating an atmosphere of hate and crime: CPI(M)

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 1 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist), General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of creating an atmosphere of fear and crime in the society of electoral gains. “The BJP not taking action on Unnao and Katua rape case, which confirms that the party patronises the politics of hate and crime […]

Postmortem reports of all the deceased states ‘antemortem hanging.’

FLASH:- Postmortem reports of all the deceased states ‘antemortem hanging.’ It supports theory of suicide. We are examining the reports. Further investigation underway: Alok Verma, Joint Commissioner of Police, Delhi on Burari suicide case

India surpassed us in various fields: Shehbaz Sharif, PMLN President

FLASH:- India surpassed us in various fields. We thought Bangladesh is a baggage & it slipped off our hands. Look at Sri Lanka, Singapore, China all of them worked on our blue print & today we’ve lagged behind. If we don’t learn our lesson then God help us, Aaj Hindustan G20 mein jaata hai to […]

UP directs immediate ban plastic bags below 50 microns

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh government has directed a ban on the use of plastic bags below 50 microns with immediate effect from July 15. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma held a meeting with various bodies including the Pollution Control Board, Lucknow Development Authority, the Excise Department, and market committee. Gutkha sold in […]

PTV World issued orders ‘No convicted person to be shown or talked about on any PTV Channel

FLASH:-Pakistan’s PTV World has issued an internal order stating ‘No convicted person is to be shown or talked about on any PTV Channel/Programme’. Former PM Nawaz Sharif was convicted recently in AvenfieldReference case & sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment.

CPI accelerates to 5% for June. IIP for June slips to 3.2%.

FLASH:-Consumer Price Index (CPI) accelerates to 5% for June. Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for June slips to 3.2%.

Here’s the China connection in Pakistan general election

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 12 (ANI): As China has “increased its presence” in Pakistan, a lot of political leaders in the latter country have started taking credit for the treaties signed as part of the strong bilateral relations between the two nations to vow voters ahead of the July 25 general elections across the border. In an article, titled, […]

Youth live streams suicide, thousands watch silently

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): In a situation depicting lack of empathy, scores of people watched a youth from Agra commit suicide on a video which was streamed online. The victim, identified as Munna, committed suicide by hanging himself, and live-streamed the entire incident on Facebook on Wednesday. Aggrieved for not being eligible for Army recruitment as he had passed maximum age requirement, Munna shared […]

CBI arrests 2 officials in connection with journalist Upendra Rai’s money laundering case

FLASH:- CBI arrests 2 officials in connection with journalist Upendra Rai’s money laundering case, related to alleged extortion & dubious financial transactions. One officer is from Bureau of Civil Aviation Security & other is from Chairman & Managing Director of Air One Aviation Pvt Ltd

Shared warm, good relations with PM Modi: Hamid Ansari

New Delhi [India], Jul 12 (ANI): Former vice president Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that he shared warm and cordial relations with Narendra Modi when he took over as the Prime Minister in 2014, adding that there was no conflict between them. In an exclusive interview to ANI, Ansari said, “I have been the vice president for 10 years. There were […]