Author Archives: Darshit Shah

ICC U-19 WC: Aditya Thakare in as cover for injured Ishan Porel

Mumbai [India], Jan 17 : Pacer Aditya Thakare has been called in the India Under-19 cricket team as a cover for injured Ishan Porel for the ongoing ICC U-19 World Cup which is being held in New Zealand. Confirming the news, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said that Thakare is set to join the team ahead of the […]

No-fishing zones may help endangered penguins

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 17 : A recent study suggests that small no-fishing zones around colonies of penguins can help in conserving the struggling species. Researchers from the Universities of Exeter and Cape Town tested bans on catching “forage fish” such as sardines and anchovies – key prey for the endangered penguins – from 20km around their breeding islands. The body condition and survival of chicks […]

‘The Flash’ may find helmers in ‘Spiderman: Homecoming’s screenwriters

Los Angeles [U.S.A], January 17 : Looks like, the ‘fastest man on the planet’ is inching closer to getting directors for his big screen representation. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the screenwriters of ‘Spiderman: Homecoming,’ John Francis Daley”>John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, are in negotiations to direct ‘Flashpoint’, the Flash’s standalone movie starring Ezra Miller. The studio had […]

Australia emerges as preferred education destination for students of AP, Gujarat and Punjab

New Delhi [India], Jan 17 In a recent study conducted by Pearson for PTE Academic”>PTE Academic, the computer-based test of English proficiency for immigration and study abroad, Australia emerged as the new preferred destination for PTE Academic”>PTE Academic test takers in India planning to study abroad. The study reveals that applicants from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Punjab show the strongest desire to study at an Australian university. […]

Mitt Romney stays mum on Senate run

Washington D.C. [U.S.A], January 17: Former Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has dodged questions about whether he was planning to jump into the race for U.S. Senate. According to Washington Post, Romney, after giving a campaign-worthy speech in Salt Lake City, told reporters that the “time will come” for him to make a big announcement. The 70-year-old politician stoked the speculation […]

The challenge of terrorism is even more serious in the digital age : EAM Sushma Swaraj

FLASH:- Terrorism is undeniably the mother of all disruptions today. Our attitude towards terrorism has evolved in the last few decades. The challenge of terrorism is even more serious in the digital age with greater propensity to radicalisation: EAM Sushma Swaraj Raisina2018

PM Modi, Netanyahu in Ahmedabad for road show, iCreate Center inauguration

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India] Jan. 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu have arrived in Ahmedabad and will shortly undertake an eight-kilometer-long road show, which will end at the Sabarmati Ashram. The road show will begin from the airport. Security deployment is in place for of the road show to be […]

Breastfeeding halves diabetes risk in women

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Jan 17 : Women who breastfeed their newborns for six months or longer significantly reduce their risk of developing diabetes by half as they get older, finds a recent study. The findings indicated that women who breastfed for six months or more had a 47 percent reduction in their risk of developing type-2 diabetes compared to those who did not breastfeed at all. The new findings add to a growing […]

Mitchell Johnson pulls out of PSL due to personal reasons

Melbourne [Australia], Jan 17: Former Test paceman Mitchell Johnson, who was set to make debut for the Karachi Kings in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL), has been ruled out of the tournament because of personal reasons. Johnson took to his Twitter account and confirmed that he is making himself available for the upcoming PSL. “Yes I am making […]

Selena Gomez` mother advised her not to work with Woody Allen

New Delhi [India], January 17 : Selena Gomez’s mother, Mandy Teefey, has finally opened up about the musician’s controversial decision to work with Woody Allen, who has been accused of sexual misconduct. The ‘Same old Love’ hit-maker’s mom Mandy said she tried to convince her daughter it would not be good to work with the filmmaker on ‘A […]

Traffic makes SRK a photo editor

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan never fails to amaze us with anything he does. Today, the actor told his fans what he does when he is stuck in the traffic. The ‘Raees’ star took to Twitter and shared a selfie. But, he merely not just clicked the photo but […]

Delhi High Court grants bail to Yogesh Mittal

flash:- Delhi High Court grants bail to Yogesh Mittal, the businessman who was in custody of ED since June 2017 in connection with a post-demonetization money laundering case

Clash between Congress and BJP workers in Amethi during Rahul Gandhi’s visit

flash:- Clash between Congress and BJP workers in Amethi during Rahul Gandhi’s visit

GST meeting on Jan 18, will discuss real-estate

New Delhi [India], Jan 16: An important Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meet ahead of the Union Budget is scheduled on January 18. According to sources, discussion of real estate inclusion in GST is the key agenda of this meeting. “Discussion of real estate inclusion in GST is the key agenda of the GST Council which is scheduled to meet […]

NAB team leaves for London to gather ‘more’ evidence against Nawaz

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 16 : A team from Pakistan’s National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has left for the United Kingdom (UK) to collect “more” evidence against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to probe into his alleged ownership of Flagship Investments. According to the Dawn, a three-member NAB team will meet the concerned authorities in London to reconfirm charges against Sharif and his family, over allegedly […]

PM Modi inaugurates work commencement of Barmer refinery

Barmer (Rajasthan) [India] Jan 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the commencement of work at the oil refinery in Rajasthan’s Barmerdistrict. The state of the art refinery will be first of its kind in the country. The refinery is expected to change the growth landscape of Rajasthan and western parts of the state in particular. The project, which is a joint […]

Unseeded Sharapova makes winning start at Australian Open

Melbourne [Australia], Jan 16 : Russian tennis star and five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova kicked off her Australian Open campaign on a winning note as she motored past Germany’s Tatjana Maria in straight sets in the opening match of the tournament here on Tuesday. The former world number one bounced back from 1-3 down in the second set […]

Kasur rape-murder: Pak SC to start hearing case today

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 16 : Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday will commence hearing the suo motu case on the rape and murder case of the seven-year-old girl. A three-member bench of the apex court will hear the case, reported Dunya News. The minor, who was a resident of the Kasur district of Pakistan’s Punjab province, was kidnapped on her way to a tuition centre on […]

Yogi receives Netanyahu for Taj Mahal visit

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 16: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuand his wife Sara were received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Agraon Tuesday. Prime Minister Netanyahu, his wife Sara and Chief Minister Adityanath then visited Taj Mahal in Agra. The Israeli premier, who is on a six-day visit to India, is accompanied by his wife Sara and a 130-member delegation from various sectors, […]

Judge Loya death case: Maha govt. submits documents to SC

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] January 16 : The Maharashtra government on Tuesday handed over documents in a sealed cover in connection with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge Justice B.H. Loya death case to the Supreme Court. Senior Advocate Harish Salve appeared for the state government. A division bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, was hearing the plea […]

Congress President Rahul Gandhi meets locals in Amethi

flash:- Congress President Rahul Gandhi meets locals in Amethi

Will step in if Centre doesn’t act against khap panchayats: SC

New Delhi [India] January 16 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said ‘if the Centredoes not act towards banning khap panchayats, then the court will step in’. The three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, comprising Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud, rapped the Centre for failure in controlling attacks on love marriages and diktats of […]

Attempts made to muzzle my voice: Togadia

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Jan 16 : Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international working president Pravin Togadia on Tuesday alleged that attempts are being made to frame him in fake cases. Addressing the media, Togadia moved to tears claiming that efforts have been made to silence his voice and not let him speak on issues like the Ram temple, welfare schemes […]

UK must be more strident in criticising Pakistan’s assault on free speech

London [United Kingdom], Jan.16: There is a rising concern in Britain that its government is inexplicably keeping quiet about Pakistan’s assault on free speech. In an article written for the Guardian, Jon Boone, former writer for the paper on Pakistanand Afghanistan, has categorically said the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) should be protesting about the kidnap and […]

Lebanon bans Spielberg’s ‘The Post’, citing his ties to Israel

London [UK], January 16 : Lebanon has banned the screening of Steven Spielberg’s latest movie ‘The Post’, citing Spielberg’s associations with Israel. According to the Independent, the authorities of Lebanon has blocked the film, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, because it failed to pass an Economy Ministry committee and a Lebanese censorship board. The decision was made entirely on the basis of […]

Karthik replaces injured Saha for third Proteas Test

Centurion [South Africa], Jan 16 : Indian batsman Dinesh Karthik has been called in the national squad as a replacement for injured wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha for the third and the final Test of the three-match series against South Africa, beginning January 24 at the Wanderers Stadium in Sandton. Confirming the news, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said that Karthik […]

ED summons Lalu Prasad’s son-in-law

Patna (Bihar) [India], Jan 16 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summon to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad’s son-in-law Rahul in connection with a loan given to former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi, the officials said here. Rahul Yadav, who is married to Lalu and Rabri Devi’s daughter Ragini Yadav, had given a loan to Rabri Devi, which she bought […]

17 year old girl in Ambedkar Nagar murdered in a case of honour killing, accused arrested

flash:- “17 year old girl in Ambedkar Nagar murdered in a case of honour killing, accused father and brother arrested and sent to jail,” says UP Police

Minor girl allegedly sexually molested by neighbour in Lucknow.

flash:- Minor girl allegedly sexually molested by neighbour in Mohanlalganj near Lucknow.

We are in process to resolve the issue: AG Venugopal

New Delhi [India], Jan 16: Attorney General (AG) K. K. Venugopal on Tuesday said they are in the process to resolve the issues raised by four Supreme Court judges. “We are in the process to resolve the issue. It would be done shortly,” Venugopal said. He, however, refused to comment on anything further. According to earlier reports, it was revealed that […]

Body of a man found chopped in pieces in Pilibhit’s Puranpur

flash:- Body of a man found chopped in pieces in Pilibhit’s Puranpur

CJI sets new 5-Judge constitution bench, sans 4 SC judges

New Delhi [India], Jan 16 : In another turn of events, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has set up a five-judge constitution bench under him to hear several major cases, however, the bench doesn’t comprise the four senior judges of the top court, who had held a press conference. Earlier on January 15, the Bar Council of […]

BJP complains to Kerala DGP alleging that CPIM state secretary committed sedition by speech

flash:- BJP complains to Kerala DGP alleging that CPIM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan committed sedition by giving a speech supporting China

‘The Cranberries’ lead singer Dolores O’Riordan passes away

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 16 (ANI) Lead singer of Irish band ‘The Cranberries’, Dolores O’Riordan, died “suddenly” in London, confirmed her publicist. She was 46. According to the statement, “The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session.” “No further details are available at this time,” it […]

India beat Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets to win their second match in the U19WorldCup

flash:-India beat Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets to win their second match in the U19WorldCup

Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually harassed by former team doctor

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles has become the latest entrant in the string of big personalities speaking about their horrifying experiences of sexual harassment they faced in their careers. Biles, who won team, all-around, vault and floor exercise gold medals at Rio 2016, has claimed that she was sexually […]

FIR against Congress leader for portraying PM Modi as Ravana

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 16 : An FIR has been lodged against Congressleader Rama Shankar Shukla for a poster which appeared in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethidistrict, portraying Congress President Rahul Gandhi as Lord Rama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Ravana. The FIR has been lodge against Shukla by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Surya Prakash Tiwari. The poster was witnessed at the Gauriganj railway station on December 14, a day before Rahul’s […]

Punjab Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh resigns

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Jan 16 : Accused of pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff’s names, Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from his post. Party sources said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi had asked Gurjit to resign after the corruption charges pushed the party on back foot. Rana Gurjit Singh has confirmed that he has resigned. However, […]

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 TN fishermen near Palk Strait

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 16: The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday apprehended 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen and seized four boats near Palk Strait. The 16 apprehended fishermen have been taken to Kankesanthurai Naval Camp in Sri Lanka. The fishermen are natives of Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram and Mandapam district. Earlier on January 4, the Sri Lankan Navy apprehended 12 Indian fishermen, along […]

TN CM, Dy. CM reaches Madurai for Jallikattu event

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 16 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam have reached in Madurai’s Alanganallur to attend a Jallikattu event. Jallikattu is a bull taming festival, which was banned by the Supreme Court 2014 after the complaints of extreme animal cruelty. Interestingly, O. Panneerselvam picture was missing from the poster at this event. The poster displayed only portrayed […]

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra today

flash:- Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra today NetanyahuInIndia

PM Modi receives Netanyahu in Delhi

New Delhi [India], Jan 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his Israelicounterpart Benjamin Netanyahu at the airport here on Sunday. The Israeli premier, who is on a six-day visit to India, is accompanied by his wife Sara and a 130-member delegation from various sectors, including cyber, agriculture and defence. The two Prime Ministers are now heading to Teen Murti Memorial for a solemn ceremony. The leaders […]

Ranchi: Supporters of Lalu Prasad Yadav arrive at Birsa Munda Jail

flash:- Ranchi: Supporters of Lalu Prasad Yadav arrive at Birsa Munda Jail with ‘Dahi chuda’ for the RJD chief. MakarSankranti

Bar Council arrives at Justice Chelameswar’s residence

New Delhi [India], Jan 14 : A delegation of the Bar Council of India (BCI), including its Chairman Manan Mishra, arrived at the residence of Justice Chelameswar on Sunday, ahead of their meeting with Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and the four senior Supreme Court judges that rebelled against him. On Saturday, the BCI formed a seven-member delegation to resolve the issue […]

IED detected by security forces in Srinagar’s Maloora.

flash:- IED detected by security forces in Srinagar’s Maloora. Bomb disposal squad at the spot. JammuAndKashmir

Twitter account of Indian ambassador to UN hacked

New Delhi [India], Jan 14 : In what can only be a case of hacking, two photographs of Pakistan’s flag and the neighbour country’s President Mamnoon Hussain were posted from the Twitter account of India’s Permanent Representative to the United NationsSyed Akbaruddin. The pictures were posted during the wee hours of Sunday, and interestingly, the “blue tick” that marks a verified account […]

Israeli PM Netanyahu to arrive in Delhi today

New Delhi [India], Jan 14 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is arriving in Delhi on Sunday, will be received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two Prime Ministers will then move to Teen Murti Memorial for a solemn ceremony. The leaders will lay a wreath and sign the visitor’s book. The ceremony will also mark the formal renaming of Teen Murti Chowk as the Teen Murti Haifa Chowk by […]

PM Modi wishes nation on Makar Sakranti, Pongal

New Delhi [India], Jan 14:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the nation on the festivals of Makar Sakranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu and Uttarayan. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister extended his greetings to all those celebrating various festivals. “On the occasion of makar sankranti, I extend my greetings to all the […]

BJP strategy meet on North-east elections concludes

New Delhi [India], Jan 14 : The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) strategy meet on the forthcoming elections in Northeastern states was held on Sunday. The meeting took place at Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence and was attended by senior officials and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and BJP leaders. The Assembly election for Meghalaya, Tripura, and Nagaland will be held this year.

Its too early to comment on what exactly happened : Jayprakash Singh,SP Baghpat

flash:- Its too early to comment on what exactly happened, we are probing the whole incident, everything should not be linked to ‘love jihad’: Jayprakash Singh,SP Baghpat