Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson cast in 'Cats' movie adaptation (27 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, July 21 (IANS) Actors Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Ian McKellen will star in an upcoming movie version of Andrew Lloyd Webbers smash musical "Cats".
12 Die in road accident in central Mexico (04:18)
Mexico City, July 21 (IANS) Twelve people were killed on Friday when their van plowed into the back of a truck on the Mexico City-Pachuca highway near the city of Ecatepec, in the state of Mexico, authorities said.
10 hurt in stabbing, no sign of terrorism: German police (03:48)
Berlin, July 21 (IANS) The stabbing of 10 people Friday on a bus in the northern city of Lübeck does not appear to have been politically motivated, German police said.
Margot Robbie goes 'insane' when alone (03:16)
Los Angeles, July 21 (IANS) Actress Margot Robbie is driven "insane" by her loud thoughts when she is left all alone.
Portuguese defender Fonte joins Lille (03:10)
Paris, July 21 (IANS) Portuguese centre-back Jose Fonte signed a two-year deal with Ligue 1 football club Lille on Friday, less than a week after he terminated contract with Chinese Super League (CSL) side Dalian Yifang.
Shubhankar through; Lahiri to miss weekend action at British Open (Lead) (03:00)
Carnoustie (Scotland), July 21 (IANS) Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma improved his performance with an even-par 71 in the second round to make the halfway cut, while Anirban Lahiri failed to make it to the final two rounds at the 147th British Open here on Friday.
Sagan wins Tour de France 13th stage but Thomas leads (02:56)
Valence (France), July 21 (IANS) Slovakia's Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe) won Friday's 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling championhip, while Welshman Geraint Thomas (Sky) retained the leader's yellow jersey.
Dollar declines amid Trump comments (02:46)
New York, July 21 (IANS) The US dollar went down on Friday amid President Donald Trump's criticism about the Federal Reserve's current monetary tightening.
US tourist boat accident toll rises to 17 (02:06)
Washington, July 21 (IANS) The death toll from the capsizing of a tourist duck boat on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri, rose to 17 on Friday after authorities located the bodies of four more missing people.
Lin-Manuel Miranda to make directorial debut (01:56)
Los Angeles, July 21 (IANS) "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will make his feature film directorial debut with "Tick, Tick…Boom!" for Imagine Entertainment.
Prime Minister spoke with arrogance, says Chandrababu Naidu (01:14)
Amaravati, July 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with arrogance during the debate on no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha.
Modi voices confidence over winning 2019 polls; calls Rahul childish (Roundup) (01:02)
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday strongly hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi accusing him of arrogance, negativity, childish conduct and a burning desire to become PM.
Sonia terms Modi speech as old rhetoric, Rahul says it was weak (00:48)
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech during no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha as an "old rhetoric" and Congress President Rahul Gandhi said it was "weak".
Dhadak leaves much to be desired (IANS Review **½) (00:40)
By Subhash K. Jha
Dhadak: Starring Ishaan Khattar, Janhavi Kapoor, Directed by Shashank Khaitan, Rating: ** ½ (2 and a half stars).
Modi government passes no-trust test comfortably (Second Lead) (00:22)
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Narendra Modi government on Friday passed the no-confidence motion moved by the oppostion with an overwhelming majority, with the government getting 325 out of a total 451 votes.
Dozens of Tunisian boat migrants to be deported: Italy (00:18)
Rome, July 21 (IANS/AKI) Fifty-seven Tunisian migrants who were picked up off the Sicilian coast and brought ashore overnight at the port of Trapani will be repatriated "very soon", a source at Italy's Interior Ministry said on Friday.
Robbers' gang busted, looted costly wires recovered (00:10)
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Six members of a gang of robbers have been arrested, Delhi Police said on Friday.
Algerian IS suspect expelled from Italy (00:02)
Rome, July 20 (IANS/AKI) A 28-year-old Algerian alleged to be a supporter of the Islamic State jihadist group was repatriated aboard a flight from Rome's Fiumicino airport, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.
Rape of young woman in Haryana shocked and disgusted me: Rahul (00:00)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the rape of a young woman in Haryana by 40 men, saying it has "shocked and disgusted" him and must make everyone must hang their heads in shame.
Stories dated 2018-07-20
Man entering Sena Bhavan on fake army ID caught (Lead) (23:44)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A man, seeking to pass himself off as a Lt Colonel, tried to enter the Sena Bhavan on Friday, along with his wife, driver and a job aspirant, but was caught, police said. All four are being interrogated.
Culture Ministry restoring Bengal heritage sites, work likely to end by October (23:44)
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) The Union Culture Ministry is carrying out large scale restoration work of heritage buildings and places of art in Kolkata using organic and natural conservation processes, with the project likely to be completed by October, a top official said here on Friday.
NPAs of Indian banks is Congress' making: Modi (Lead) (23:38)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress of creating a large mess of NPAs in Indian banks and said that from during UPA rule from 2008 to 2014 the "underground loot of banks" was such that the amount of NPAs increased from Rs 18 lakh crore to Rs 52 lakh crore.
Russia had a right to annex Crimea, says Italian Minister (23:38)
Rome, July 20 (IANS/AKI) Italy's far-right Interior Minister and Deputy Premier Matteo Renzi on Friday said that Russia had a popular mandate to annex the Crimean peninsula in 2014 and denied the referendum that preceded it was fake.
Sumeet Vyas set to pen his first feature film (23:34)
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Sumeet Vyas, last seen on-screen in "Veere Di Wedding". is set to pen his first feature film.
'Mile 22' to now release on August 24 in India (Lead) (23:34)
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Mark Wahlberg-starrer "Mile 22" will release in India on August 24.