Day: January 8, 2019

Pakistan’s National Airline Asked ‘Obese’ Cabin Crew to Lose Weight or Be Grounded

If the employees do not adhere and get in shape within 6 months, the company is liable to ground them. (Credit: Reuters) Loading… Pakistan International Airlines has run into a patch of rough weather after reports surfaced about the organisation allegedly asking its ‘obese’ cabin crew to lose weight or lose their jobs. According to […]

Inclination of Youth Towards Militancy Reason for Concern: Omar

(PTI published a corrected version of the story after National Conference leader Omar Abdullah tweeted saying he was misquoted by the agency.) National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday, 8 January expressed concern over growing inclination among Jammu and Kashmir’s youth towards militancy, saying “shrinking of space” has pushed them to the wall. Speaking at […]

LS passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: Assam poised to have two classes of citizens as religion becomes basis

The passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday by a voice vote is a crucial step closer to making religion the basis for identification of “illegal Bangladeshi migrants” in Assam, in violation of the Assam Accord, resulting in the creation of two classes of Indian citizens in the state. […]

News18 Wrap: Alok Verma Reinstated as CBI Chief, Bharat Bandh and Other Stories You May Have Missed

News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on today to help you stay updated at all times. News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on today to help you stay updated at all times. Loading… News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on today to help […]

Top Entertainment News: ‘Munna Bhai 3’ to Go on Floors This Year 

(3) NEW UPDATES 3:12 PM, 08 Jan Sound Designer Resul Pookutty Elected Sound Editors Guild of America Board Member Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty on Tuesday announced that he has been named one of the board members of Motion Pictures Sound Editors Guild Of America (MPSE). The 47-year-old sound artiste took to Twitter to share […]

BJP’s 10 percent reservation for upper castes unlikely to be a winner even among members of the community

The BJP’s sudden decision to provide reservation for the poor people among the forward castes in the backdrop of an impending Lok Sabha elections certainly sounds political, but what goes unnoticed is its fallacious nature and the potentially complicated aftermath it conceals. In a country where unemployment has reportedly reached a 27-month high in December […]

Rishabh Pant ‘Babysitter’ Dance is the Celebration We Needed After India’s Historic Win

Rishabh Pant has had a cracker of a Test series in Australia and his all-new ‘babysitter’ dance is a cherry on top. The young Indian wicket-keeper recently climbed 21 places to 17th spot on the ICC Test cricket ranking for batsmen after his 159* against Australia in Sydney, and a total of 350 runs in […]

Congress Walks Out of LS During Citizenship Amendment Bill Debate

(3) NEW UPDATES 9:41 AM, 08 Jan Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 3:30 pm The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 3:30 pm after uproar by Samajwadi Party members over CBI probe on its members. 9:03 AM, 08 Jan Congress Walks Out Of LS The Congress party walked out of Lok Sabha during debate over the […]

Mayawati backs 10% quota move, but calls it an election stunt ahead of LS polls, by a government ‘on its way out’

New Delhi/Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said on Tuesday the Union Cabinet’s decision to provide 10 per cent reservation in education and government jobs to the economically weaker sections was an “election stunt and political gimmick” ahead of Lok Sabha polls. She said her party, however, welcomes the “immature” move by the government. “It […]

Preity Zinta Gets Trolled For Goofing Up Congratulatory Tweet Post India’s Historic Win

Preity Zinta made an oopsie while wishing Team India on their historic away win, leaving netizens dumbfounded. The Indian cricket team, led by skipper Virat Kohli, scripted history on Monday after the visitors became the first team from Asia to win a Test series in Australia. Persistent rain dampened India’s aim to win the fourth […]