Day: January 5, 2019

Roger Federer’s Opponent Has Major Fangirl Moment, ‘Steals’ His Towel After Match

In a major fan-girl moment for Maria Sakkari, she took Roger Federer’s towel after the match to keep as a souvenir. In a major fan-girl moment for Maria Sakkari, she took Roger Federer’s towel after the match to keep as a souvenir. Loading… While most of us have had fan-girl moments when it comes to […]

Latest News: 1 Dead, 2 Injured As CRPF Men Open Fire In Srinagar

(3) NEW UPDATES 5:25 PM, 05 Jan CRPF Trooper Kills Himself After Shooting 2 Colleagues in Srinagar A CRPF trooper shot himself dead after injuring two of his colleagues, following a heated exchange of words in a paramilitary camp at Pantha chowk in the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday night. The two other CRPF jawans […]

Maharashtra farmers face severe water crisis as winter rains play truant, damage prospects of rabi crops

Farmers across the country are fighting with their backs to the wall. They had pinned their hopes on the winter rains for the rabi season. However, unfortunately, the rainfall deficit across large swathes of the country has come as a setback. Maharashtra had the largest rainfall deficit — 74 percent below normal in the period […]

‘Can’t Make a Choice, Can’t Not Make a Choice,’ Netflix’s Bandersnatch is Inspiring Indecisive Memes

Bandersnatch is officially taking over the Internet. The latest ‘episode’ of Black Mirror is more than just a film – it is an interactive episode that lets you choose the storyline, similar to a multiple-choice video game. The user gets to dictate what the story will be. This choice, however, is more than basic ones. […]

IndiGo Flight Returns to Chennai After Mid-Air ‘Engine Failure’

An IndiGo Airbus A320neo plane flying to Kolkata from Chennai suffered a mid-air engine failure with a “loud bang” and was forced to return midway on Thursday, 3 January, prompting the Civil Aviation Ministry to order a review. The incident, which came to light on Saturday, 5 January, is the latest in a series of […]

Slain Indian-origin police officer Ronil Singh honoured with funeral procession taken through two California towns

New York: Funeral services will be held in California on Saturday for Indian-origin police officer Corporal Ronil Singh, shot dead allegedly by an illegal immigrant, as several police personnel and civilians paid their respects to the fallen officer. The first of several services for Singh took place on Friday morning. Crowds lined up by the […]

Car Crashes Into Bicycle, Gets Dented, While Bicycle Remains Scratchless

In an unlikely collision, a bicycle which crashed into a car escaped undamaged, while the bonnet of the car was ruined. In an unlikely collision, a bicycle which crashed into a car escaped undamaged, while the bonnet of the car was ruined. Loading… Car-crashes are bad. Anybody who has been ever been or seen one […]

UAE Crown Prince to Visit Pakistan, Likely to Announce $6.2 Bn Aid

The UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will visit Pakistan on Sunday, 6 January, after the two sides finalised the terms and conditions for a 6.2 billion dollar assistance package to Islamabad, to bolster its foreign exchange reserves and the government’s fiscal policies. The UAE government’s financial assistance comes as Pakistan is […]

Sabarimala: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar calls for calm in Kerala, says no action should be taken before SC decision

Sabarimala: Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Friday condemned the violent protests at Sabarimala temple and its surrounding areas and urged all to maintain restraint. In a statement, Ravi Shankar said, “It’s a pity Kerala, a state known for progress and communal harmony is burning. I call on everyone to keep calm […]

Christmas Criminals: Thieves Wearing Santa Claus Masks Target 14 Shops In Gurugram

Thieves in the millennium city of Gurgaon are employing novel tactics to carry out their business: exploiting the cover of dense fog and wearing Santa Claus mask to avoid being recognized, even through CCTV footage. On Friday morning, a group of 10 thieves targeted 14 commercial establishments in the Khandasa road area and escaped with […]