- Trump taps former US ambassador to run Air Force(14:56)
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has nominated Barbara Barrett, a former US Ambassador to Finland and one-time Republican candidate for Arizona Governor, to serve as the next secretary of the Air Force.
- NSE co-location scam: CBI may expand scope of probe beyond FIR(14:54)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a status report on the NSE co-location scam, informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that its investigation was not restricted to the FIR which was initially registered.
- JK Tyre National Karting C'ship to expand this year(14:46)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The JK Tyre National Karting Championship in its rejigged avatar promises to take the country by storm in the new season, as the authorized promoter & organizer Meco Motorsports have repackaged and upgraded the entire championship.
- Bowlers still fear the 'Universe Boss', warns Gayle(14:40)
Southampton, May 22 (IANS) Heading into his fifth World Cup, veteran West Indies opener Chris Gayle feels the bowlers know very well what he is capable of doing and are scared of him, although they won't admit it.
- Bengali cinema reaching out nationwide: Jisshu Sengupta(14:36)
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actor Jisshu Sengupta, who is balancing a film career in multiple languages and is geared up for his sci-fi web series "Skyfire", says slowly but surely Bengali cinema is reaching out to the national audience as the theatrical release of regional films has expanded.
- India crashes out of Sudirman Cup 2019(14:32)
Nanning (China), May 22 (IANS) India's dismal show in badminton continued in the ongoing Sudirman Cup 2019 as the shuttlers lost their respective matches to suffer a 0-5 defeat against China in the Group 1D tie.
- ED raids ex-directors of crisis-hit IL&FS(14:28)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday carried out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of the crisis-struck infrastructure lending major IL&FS in Mumbai over connection with an alleged money-laundering case.
- FAW outbreak: Rs 20 cr maize crop damaged in Mizoram(14:28)
Aizawl, May 22 (IANS) The fall armyworm (FAW), an insect indigenous to the Americas, has caused an estimated loss of Rs 20 crore to maize cultivation in over 130 villages in Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday.
- Scrips tank after DHFL stops accepting deposits(14:24)
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) scrips tanked over 17 per cent on the BSE after the company said it would neither accept new deposits nor allow premature withdrawals.
- Hope issue with Big B is settled soon: SJ Suryah(14:22)
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker SJ Suryah, who is basking in the success of his latest Tamil outing "Monster", has said he hopes to settle issues with megastar Amitabh Bachchan and resume shooting for upcoming Tamil drama "Uyarntha Manithan" soon.
- Citrix Workspace app now on Google Cloud(14:18)
San Francisco, May 22 (IANS) Desktop virtualisation leader Citrix has extended its Workspace app to Google Cloud -- a move that would help companies quickly and efficiently deliver apps to Google devices and operating systems.
- Call our leader Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe: Japan to world(14:16)
Tokyo, May 22 (IANS) Ahead of a series of important international events in Japan, including the G20 summit in June and the Rugby World Cup later this year, Japan has requested the English-speaking world to call its Prime Minister as Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe.
- Five of family killed in road accident in Odisha(14:08)
Bhubaneswar, May 22 (IANS) At least five members of a family were killed and two others seriously injured when a car in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck in Odisha's Kalahandi district on Wednesday, police said.
- Farm loan waiver in MP will resume once poll code ends: Kamal Nath(14:02)
Bhopal, May 22 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has replied to former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's accusations of the Congress not fulfilling its loan waiver promises made to the farmers of the state and said that loans of 21 lakh farmers had been waived till the enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and the process will resume once the MCC ends.
- Soldier killed in training event accident near LoC(13:54)
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) One soldier was killed and seven others were injured on Wednesday in an accident during a training event near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a defence spokesman said.
- SC stays Bengal BJP candidate arrest till May 28(13:54)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed till May 28 the arrest of Barrackpore BJP candidate Arjun Singh in several criminal cases, which he alleges the West Bengal Police filed against him motivated by political vindictiveness.