- Akbar denies meeting Ramani at Oberoi hotel (Lead)(13 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday denied meeting journalist Priya Ramani for a job interview at The Oberoi hotel in Mumbai in December 1993 and asking her personal, rather than professional questions.
- All eyes on Gayatri Gopichand in junior badminton meet(17 minutes ago)
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) All eyes will be on the under-19 girls singles top seed Pullela Gayatri Gopichand, daughter of India coach Pullela Gopichand, at the Sunrise All-India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament, starting here on Tuesday.
- Sexual harassment charge filed against Tripura MLA(17:24)
Agartala, May 20 (IANS) Tripura Police have launched a probe after a tribal girl filed a complaint of sexual harassment against a legislator belonging to the ruling alliance partner IPFT, an official said on Monday.
- Facebook releases maps to help fight disease outbreak(17:20)
San Francisco, May 20 (IANS) In a bid to fight disease outbreaks, Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connectivity.
- 'Sadak 2' to arrive in July 2020(17:16)
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) "Sadak 2", which will see Mahesh Bhatt back in the director's chair after almost 20 years, will release on July 10, 2020 instead of March next year.
- Economist Piketty to study Kerala model of growth(17:16)
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a nodal officer would be appointed to help eminent economist Thomas Piketty to study the state's model of growth.
- BJP delegation meets EC top brass, demands re-poll in Bengal (Lead)(17:10)
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Monday met top Election Commission officials and demanded re-polling where violence had taken place during all phases of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and requested deployment of central forces till the model code of conduct is in force.
- Sony acquires broadcasting rights to 2019 FIFA events(16:56)
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPN) has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for marquee FIFA events in 2019 including the FIFA Womens World Cup France 2019, the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019, the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019. All the prestigious tournaments will be broadcast on television and digitally within the Indian subcontinent on the sports channels of Sony Pictures Networks and its premium video on demand (VOD) service, SonyLIV.
- Beyond the Cannes red carpet: Where are Indian films?(16:50)
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) As many as 1,854 feature films were submitted to be part of the 2019 Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival from across the world this year. As many as 39 nations are represented as production or co-production countries. India is missing.
- Air Asia India eyes corporate clients, foreign flights(16:46)
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Seeking long-term travel commitment, Tata Group joint venture Air Asia India plans to tie up with about 200 companies in the next few months, offering them a slew of benefits, including flexibility in last-minute flight change and onboard meals.
- Google limits Huawei's use of Android (Lead)(16:38)
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Google has barred Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a major blow to the world's second-largest smartphone seller. It also means loss of Android licence for Huawei, forcing it to use the open source version of the operating system.
- Zomato offers discounts if you predict next PM(16:30)
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Online food delivering platform Zomato has rolled out a new offer wherein customers need to predict the country's next prime minister ahead of the final counting on May 23 and win cashbacks on food orders.
- Gale kills four in Beijing(16:28)
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Beijing continued with a blue alert for strong winds on Monday, after gales began to sweep across the capital city on Sunday, killing at least four people and disturbing traffic.