- Crashed PIA plane's cockpit voice recorder found(12:32)
Karachi, May 29 (IANS) The cockpit voice recorder of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane which crashed in Karachi on May 22 killing 97 people, has been found in the wreckage, the media reported on Friday.
- 'Coronavirus may remain active in high 40s C for 6-12 hours'(12:24)
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Temperatures in the high 40s Celsius (as in India these days) would not make much difference to the coronavirus. It may still be active at these temperatures for six to 12 hours, said leading virologist Shahid Jameel, who is also CEO of DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance.
- Alia Bhatt reads out from 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone'(12:24)
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) After Hollywood stars like Daniel Radcliffe and Eddie Redmayne read out a chapter from JK Rowling's popular "Harry Potter" book series, actress Alia Bhatt has ushered the trend to Bollywood. She read out a chapter from "Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone" as a part of "Harry Potter At Home" initiative.
- Peter Siddle signs up with Tasmanian Tigers(12:20)
Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Peter Siddle has signed with Tasmanian Tigers for the 2020-21 season. The right-arm fast-medium bowler was previously contracted with Cricket Victoria, and has played Test cricket for Australia over an eleven year period from 2008 to 2019.
- Bangladesh to resume domestic flights on June 1(12:20)
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has allowed domestic flights to resume in a reduced capacity from June 1 after grounding them for more than two months in a measure to stop the spread of coronavirus, it was reported.
- Build your own Lamborghini while home sheltering(12:12)
New Delhi, May 29 (IANSlife) Now here's something that the boys are just going to love, Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group have partnered to produce the LEGOe Technice Lamborghini Sien FKP 37.
- White House won't release economic projections this summer(12:12)
Washington, May 29 (IANS) White House officials have decided not to release updated economic projections this summer, breaking from precedent as the US economy was on track to a deep recession due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to media reports.
- How the pandemic will shape the fashion world(12:08)
New Delhi, May 29 (IANSlife) A total of 61 percent Indians reported less time shopping online in the wake of the current crisis, while 43 percent of Indians have delayed purchasing clothes in the outbreak, says a report.
- Mythology connects us to our roots: Devdutt Pattanaik(12:04)
New Delhi, May 29 (IANSlife) Indian mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik believes that mythological stories are timeless and deals with a 360 degree view of large characters; adding people love them. This is the reason why almost all the mythological shows of the past have made a come-back on TV during the lockdown and the re-run of Ramanand Sagar's "Ramayan" broke all the records of viewership.
- CA chief explains why Perth missed out on hosting India Test(12:00)
Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts has explained the board's decision regarding Perth Stadium not being awarded the hosting rights for an India Test during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy scheduled to be played later this year.
- Govt must come clean on border tension with China: Rahul Gandhi(11:55)
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Amid reports of growing tension with China at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned the government's silence on this issue and demanded that the government should come clean on it.
- Anish Kapoor tops list of 'Most Successful Indian Artists Alive Today 2020'(11:55)
New Delhi, May 29 (IANSlife) Backed by sales of his works at auction in 2019 of Rs 44.39 crores, London-based Anish Kapoor, 66, has topped the Hurun India Art List 2020 for the second year. New Delhi-based painter Rameshwar Broota 79, shot up 9 places to second place with sales of Rs 11.89 crores, followed by modernist painter Krishen Khanna, 95, in third place with Rs 6.87 crores.
- Vehicles pile up at Delhi-Haryana borders(11:55)
Gurugram, May 29 (IANS) After Delhi recorded its largest surge in Covid-19 cases in a day crossing 1,000-mark, a cautious Haryana government decided to seal its border with the national capital. This on Friday morning led to major chaos at the Delhi-Gurugram border as people unaware of the directive piled up vehicles in large numbers at the several entry-exit points.