Day: February 20, 2019

Sunny Leone Tops Bihar PHED Merit List for Civil Engineer Recruitment, Officials Perplexed

As per details released on the website, Leone managed a score of 98.50 points in the exam. As per details released on the website, Leone managed a score of 98.50 points in the exam. Loading… The provisional merit list for Bihar’s Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) was released on Tuesday and surprisingly, the candidate scoring […]

US Refuses Entry to Alabama Jihadist, Says She’s Not Its Citizen

The United States on Wednesday, 20 February, it would refuse to take back a US-born Islamic State propagandist who wants to return from Syria, saying that she is no longer a citizen. The refusal to admit 24-year-old Hoda Muthana could set precedent and face legal challenges as it is generally extremely difficult to lose US […]

In aftermath of Pulwama attack, 26-yr-old NRI based in US raises over $800,000 to support families of slain jawans

In one of the most remarkable ways to support the families of the 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans who were killed in the Pulwama terror attack on 14 February, a 26-year-old NRI based in the US has managed to raise over $865,259 through Facebook’s ‘Fundraiser’ feature. Viveik Patel, currently living in Virginia, US, started the […]

News18 Wrap: India’s Final Arguments in Kulbhushan Jadhav Case, PM Modi’s Warm Reception of Saudi Crown Prince MBS & Other Stories You Might Have Missed

News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on today to help you stay updated at all times. In case you missed it India is presenting its final arguments in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case in International Court of Justice (ICJ). India will have a maximum of 90 minutes to present its case. In […]

QuickE: ‘Milan Talkies’ Trailer; ‘Badla’ Song ‘Kyun Rabba’

1. Watch: ‘Milan Talkies’ Trailer Promises a Fully Filmy Romance The trailer to Paan Singh Tomar director Tigmanshu Dhulia’s next has released. Starring Ali Fazal and Shraddha Srinath, Milan Talkies is a love story set in Uttar Pradesh. It follows the tale of a young man who works in the projection room at a single […]

Donald Trump dubs Pulwama attack ‘horrible situation’, but US has to do far more to end Pakistan’s terror industry

“I have watched… It was a horrible thing… It would be wonderful if they (India and Pakistan) get along” Seasoned with optimism of a better future, and peppered with deep disdain for our belligerent neighbour, this was pretty much the essence of Donald Trump’s reaction to the Pulwama terrorist attack. We, in turn, celebrated the […]

Fatal Food: Man Kills Woman in Chennai After Spat Over Chicken Biriyani

A 25-year-old girl was murdered by an unidentified man on Monday night in Chennai’s busy Koyambedu flower market. A 25-year-old girl was murdered by an unidentified man on Monday night in Chennai’s busy Koyambedu flower market. Loading… A spat over a hot plate of chicken biriyani turned into murder in cold blood in Chennai after […]

Our Men Didn’t Die So Someone Could Spread Communal Hatred: CRPF

Don’t fall for fake news, click here to check out The Quint’s WebQoof stories.   On 14 February, a convoy ferrying Central Reserve Police Force soldiers was attacked in Pulwama, Kashmir. A few hours after the news broke, another team of CRPF jawans sat huddled together in an office in Delhi, poring over the many […]

Jammu and Kashmir Instrument of Accession explained: Article 370 linked to agreement signed between Hari Singh and India

The killing of over 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on 14 February by a Kashmiri youth who was a member of Pakistan-based Islamist militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad, has renewed demand for the repealing of Article 370 in the Constitution of India, which accords special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. But repealing […]

Instagram Bans Suicidal or Self-Harm Related Content After Outrage Following Death of 14-year-old UK Girl

Following the heavily reported upon suicide of 14-year-old British teenager Molly Russel in 2017, Instagram in February announced a ban on posting self-harm or suicide related content on the photo-sharing site. Russel’s death, which sparked an international outrage against the social media platform, was linked to the graphic suicidal and self-harm related content that she […]