Jerusalem: A Palestinian seriously wounded during clashes with Israeli border police in east Jerusalem died of his wounds today, Israeli police and Palestinian medical sources said. Police said he was shot after opening fire at border police late last night, and the Red Crescent said he was killed by a live bullet at the clashes in Shuafat refugee camp. He was identified by his family as 22-year-old Ahmed Qali.
Tokyo: Japan today lashed out at UNESCO’s decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register, describing it as “extremely regrettable” and calling for the process to be reformed.
We have seen Alia Bhatt turn eyes by endorsing the popular makeup brand Maybelline. Now, the campaign to take it further is on the shoulders of Hero actress Athiya Shetty. In fact she even posted about her anticipation for the shoot on her Facebook page saying, “Hi guys! !The countdown begins! Can’t wait to start off my journey as a ?#?MaybellineGirl? and ?#?MakeItHappen?!”.?? Today, and more precisely just a while back,
The Hague: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has urged citizens to keep their wits in the discussion on the influx of refugees.
The recent demise of Ravindra Jain has brought his fans to a stand still. He was a lyricist par excellence, composer extraordinaire and singer with soul, preferred to take recourse to small films, regional music, television serials (mostly of the mythological variety) and non-film albums (mostly devotional) rather than succumb to the lure of trends that are even now destroying the soul and spirit of Hindi film music.
Beijing: China’s Spring Airlines, the country’s largest low-cost carrier, will launch its first direct flight between Changchun city, capital of Jilin province, and Bangkok, as the airline explores more international routes.
The latest bollywood flick, Sanjay Gupta’s Jazbaa has been a life-changing experience for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The film taught her the importance of balancing home and career. The compliments flow, though for now, the one opinion that matters to her is yet to come.
Vatican City: Pope Francis has urged Catholic church leaders to join him in prayers for peace and reconciliation in Middle East and Africa.
One one hand Salman Khan’s father underwent surgery, while on the other he has been the victim of an unusual level of fan frenzy. Earlier a female fan clicking a selfie with Salman and posting it on social network sites claiming to be his girlfriend, when we now hear of Salman Khan being robbed by two female fans at a posh night club in Mumbai.
Taipei: Taiwan’s China-friendly president today warned his successor to continue to meet Beijing’s condition for dialogue that the two sides see each other as parts of one country, despite growing discontent at home toward the mainland’s Communist leadership.
In order to end the tiff between producers and the censor board over the conversion of Adults films to ‘UA’ to make them suitable for television viewing, the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) has decided to let producers voluntarily cut their films and submit them for censor certification.
Jakarta: International help to assist Indonesia in combating forest and agricultural fires cloaking Southeast Asia in haze has begun to arrive on Sumatra island, an official said today.
Patna : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah by branding him a ‘narbhakshi’ (cannibal) again, saying that the BJP was over and there was no hope for their victory in the upcoming Bihar elections. “Amit Shah is a ‘narbhakshi.’ The defeat of the BJP is certain. Do you know what the crime rate of Gujarat was when Narendra Modi
Agartala (Tripura) : DoNER Minister Dr.Jitendra Singh met Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Friday and discussed the progress of various projects for the development of the landlocked bordering state through improving connectivity and proper utilisation of its strategic location beside abundantly available raw materials.
Patna: Adding further meat to the beef controversy, senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad has said that even Rishi-Maharshi (saints) used to eat beef, buttressing his party chief Lalu Prasad’s claim that “Hindus also eat beef”.
Srinagar: Noisy scenes were witnessed in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Saturday over a petrol bomb attack on a Valley-bound truck at Udhampur on Jammu-Srinagar national highway.
New Delhi : Civil Liberties activist and senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Saturday flayed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s claims of removing Food Minister Asim Ahmed Khan on grounds of corruption, questioning why such defector were given ticket in the elections.
New Delhi : The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday condemned the remarks over beef made by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh, saying that he has a habit of making provocative remarks and thus the Election Commission should take cognizance and strict action against him. “Giriraj Singh is the same leader who said that those not voting for BJP should go to Pakistan. The Election Commission should take cognizance of his
Kolkata : Suspended Trinamool Congress lawmaker Kunal Ghosh, an accused in Saradha chit fund scam, on Saturday, went on an indefinite hunger strike in a Kolkata jail alleging unfair probe against him by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Ghosh had earlier, while making his own submission before CBI judge Arvind Mishra, said he would go on indefinite hunger strike, and had questioned why others involved in the scam were not arrested by
Mainpuri (UP): After Dadri, tension now prevails in this district where rumours of cow slaughter triggered violence with protesters targeting police vehicles and setting afire shops, leaving seven policemen injured.