Rebel Wilson to make West End debut (05:26)
London, May 26 (IANS) Actress Rebel Wilson will make her West End debut in “Guys And Dolls”.
Caroline Flack to watch her cat on webcam (04:20)
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) TV personality Caroline Flack is planning to watch her cat Waffle on webcam while she's away in Majorca, Spain filming for "Love Island".
IS hacks Iran's national statistics website (04:18)
Tehran, May 26 (IANS/AKI) The Islamic State hackers reportedly attacked Iran's national statistics institute, a media report said on Wednesday.
Primary US embargo on Iran to stay: official (03:54)
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The US has lifted all nuclear-related sanctions as promised in the nuclear deal with Iran, but has not changed the primary US embargo on Tehran, said an official of the US Treasury Department on Wednesday.
Brussels Airport loses nearly 1.5mn passengers after March attacks (03:02)
Brussels, May 26 (IANS) Brussels Airport has lost 1.5 million passengers since the attacks on March 22, a media report said on Wednesday.
Shake hands with female teachers or face fine, Muslim boys told (02:48)
Geneva, May 26 (IANS) Muslim school students in the Swiss canton of Basel cannot refuse to shake hands with their female teachers on religious grounds, otherwise their parents will face fines, local authorities have ruled.
Kendall Jenner claims she's psychic (02:46)
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Reality TV personality and model Kendall Jenner is convinced that she has psychic abilities, and she feels she's "a lot like a cat".
Microsoft to slash 1,350 jobs in Finland (02:38)
Helsinki, May 26 (IANS) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it would lay off 1,350 people in Finland, as a result of its plan to streamline its smart phone hardware business.
Obama extends 'deepest regrets' over Okinawa murder (02:32)
Tokyo, May 26 (IANS) US President Barack Obama extended "sincerest condolences and deepest regrets" over the murder of a Japanese woman by a US military-affiliated civilian, here at a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday.
Sonam, McKellen inaugurate Kashish Film Festival (02:07)
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor and international star Sir Ian McKellen inaugurated the Kashish Film Festival, here late Wednesday.
Hillary Clinton criticised for emails in State Department (01:56)
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The US State Department’s inspector general has sharply criticised Hillary Clinton’s exclusive use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, saying she had not sought permission to use it and would not have received it if she had.
Jamie Bell up for James Bond role? (01:40)
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actor Jamie Bell, who shot to fame playing the lead role in "Billy Elliott", has reportedly held informal meetings with producers about taking over from Daniel Craig as the iconic British spy James Bond.
Hope 'Sultan' is another record-breaking film: Sonam (01:34)
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor is looking forward to superstar Salman Khan's upcoming film 'Sultan', and hopes another record-breaking film for Khan.
Kesoram Industries to strengthen its tyre business (Lead) (01:18)
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) B.K. Birla group company Kesoram Industries will continue to focus and strengthen its tyre business even though it sold its tyre manufacturing plant at Laksar in Haridwar, a top official the company said on Wednesday.
Iran executes 17 prisoners (00:34)
Tehran, May 26 (IANS/AKI) As many as 17 prisoners were executed in Iran in the past two days for crimes including murder, rape and drugs trafficking, the Iran Human Rights (IHR) website reported on Wednesday.
Tata Steel posts Q4 net loss of Rs.3,279 crore (00:30)
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Tata Steel on Wednesday posted a net loss of Rs.3,279 crore for the fourth quarter ended March caused by one-off costs associated with its European business.
IPL: KKR eliminated, SRH to face Lions in second qualifier (Roundup) (00:26)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Two time champions Kolkata Knight Riders' campaign in Indian Premier League 9 ended after going down to Sunrisers Hyderabad by 22 runs in the eliminator here on Wednesday.
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Maryam Zakaria to sizzle in an item number for aMissing On A Weekend' (23:48)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actress Maryam Zakaria, who has acted in popular Hindi films and down South, is all set to feature in an item number for the upcoming investigative thriller 'Missing On A Weekend'.
Censors giving zero cuts for 'Phobia' a big moment: Director (23:48)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Director Pavan Kripalani of psychological thriller 'Phobia' says he was petrified before showing it to the censor board, but they loved it and didn't suggest any cuts in the film.
Cabinet approves India-Japan pact on thermal power (23:42)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The union cabinet on Wednesday accorded ex post facto approval to an agreement between India and Japan for promoting sustainable and low-carbon thermal power development.
Gadkari launches safety feature-rich Nirbhaya buses (23:24)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday launches 20 Nirbhaya buses of Rajasthan State Transport Corporation with multiple safety measures to better protect women passengers.
Kesoram Industries to strengthen its tyre business (23:16)
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) B.K. Birla group company Kesoram Industries will continue to focus and strengthen its tyre business even though it sold its tyre manufacturing plant at Laksar in Haridwar, a top official the company said on Wednesday.
Mamata brings back officers transferred by EC (23:14)
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Wednesday reinstated a host of police and administrative officers earlier transferred out by the Election Commission during the assembly polls. Four police officers were put on compulsory waiting.
Karnataka nod for Biocon, Pepsico investments (23:14)
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) A Karnataka government panel on Wednesday approved investment proposals by biotech major Biocon Ltd. and beverages firm Pepsico for setting up their new production facilities in the state.
RSS workers intimidated French and Indian artists: Kapil Mishra (22:58)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Delhi Tourism and Culture Minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday said that Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) members had intimidated a French and an Indian artists commissioned by the Delhi Government for 'Delhi I Love You' wall painting campaign.