Journeying into the shadowlands beyond sanity - and the consequences (Book Review) (3 minutes ago)
By Vikas Datta
Title: Missing, Presumed Dead; Author: Kiran Manral; Publisher: Amaryllis Books; Pages: 268; Price: Rs 350
George Clooney looks happy, healthy post scooter crash (3 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Actor George Clooney seems to be making a full recovery following the serious motor-scooter accident he was involved with on the Italian island of Sardinia earlier this month.
Extra-secure BlackBerry 'KEY2' smartphone in India at Rs 42,990 (5 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Home-grown company Optiemus Infracom, which manufactures and distributes iconic BlackBerry devices, on Monday launched BlackBerry KEY2 smartphone with extra security to keep your data safe at Rs 42,990.
Johnny Depp, Amber Heard avoid crossing paths at Comic-Con (9 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Actor Johny Depp and ex wife Amber Heard avoided having any kind of contact at Comic-Con.
With 1.9bn users, YouTube streams 180mn hours to TV screens daily (10:42)
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Over 1.9 billion users are logging into Google-owned YouTube each month and on average, users now watch over 180 million hours of YouTube on TV screens every day, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has said.
Shift Nawaz Sharif to hospital: Medical team (10:28)
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) Jailed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who has fallen ill and was suffering from heart and kidney ailments, has been asked to be shifted to a hospital by a medical team, a jail official said.
Going vegetarian one of my best decisions: Anushka Sharma (10:06)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress-producer Anushka Sharma, who turned vegetarian over three years ago, says it is one of the best decisions she has made.
Lower GST rate lift equity indices (10:04)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Lower goods and services tax rate on more consumer products, along with broadly positive global cues pushed the key indices of the Indian equity market higher during the morning trade session on Monday.
Modi remembers Tilak, Chandra Shekhar Azad (09:48)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to freedom fighters Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandra Shekhar Azad on their birth anniversaries.
'Milan Talkies' to release on Jan 18, 2019 (09:42)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Tigmanshu Dhulia's "Milan Talkies" will hit the screens on January 18, 2019. The director said it presents a fresh love story.
Rains likely in Delhi-NCR (09:40)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) It was a cloudy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, said the Met office.
Multiple people shot outside Toronto restaurant (09:40)
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) Multiple people in Canada have been shot outside a Toronto restaurant, police said.
Heavy rain alert in China (09:00)
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) The Chinese Met office has issued an yellow alert for rainstorms following Typhoon Ampil making landfall in Shanghai.
Goa priest booked for molestation, denies charges (08:42)
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa's Mangueshi temple priest who was booked for molesting two women, has claimed that one of them fabricated the charges against him after he refused to allow the unmarried woman into the sanctum sanctorum.
1,208 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra (08:24)
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) A new batch of 1,208 pilgrims left Jammu on Monday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the Amarnath Yatra, an official said.
Chinese shares open lower (08:02)
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened lower on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.5 per cent to open at 2,815.2 points.
Paul McCartney soaks sun on $200mn yacht (08:02)
Rome, July 23 (IANS) Singer Paul McCartney looked relaxed as he stood around in the sunshine with family and friends on producer David Geffen's yacht worth $200 million in Capri.
Macron orders office reorganisation over protester beating row (07:58)
Paris, July 23 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has ordered a staff shake-up after a video emerged showing his now sacked aide beating up a protester, officials said.
Ex-Trump aide denies being Russian agent (07:48)
Washington, July 23 (IANS) One of US President Donald Trump's former foreign policy aides has said allegations that he worked with the Russian government during the 2016 US election are "misleading".
Israelis demand equal gay surrogacy rights (07:38)
Tel Aviv, July 23 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Israeli protesters have rallied here against a law denying surrogacy to gay couples and single fathers.
14 killed in Kabul blast; Vice President survives attack (07:22)
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) Fourteen people have been killed in a blast which rocked Kabul airport shortly after Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum returned from self-imposed exile, according to police.
NASA to launch car-size spacecraft to study Sun (06:58)
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US space agency NASA is preparing to launch a probe in August to study the Sun closer than any human-made object ever has, revealing multiple mysteries behind the star.
PTI candidate killed in Pakistan suicide attack (06:38)
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur has been killed after a suicide bomber targetted his vehicle in DI Khan's Kulachi Tehsil, officials said.
Health scare has made Simon Cowell fit, fun (06:26)
London, July 23 (IANS) Reality TV show judge-producer Simon Cowell says his life became less about work since fainting and falling down the stairs last year.
G20 leaders recognise trade tensions, call for dialogue (06:08)
Buenos Aires, July 23 (IANS) The last session of the G20's Third Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors has taken place here, with delegates acknowledging the rise in trade tensions while calling for greater dialogue.