Day: February 25, 2019

Mumbai Police’s Timely Tweet on ‘Period. End of Sentence’ Has Left Netizens Impressed

An edited version of the film’s poster was shared on Mumbai Police’s Twitter handle after the short won an Oscar. Source: Twitter/Mumbai Police Loading… Mumbai Police is on point with keeping with the trends on their Twitter handle and this time, they have done it again by referring to Period. End of Sentence, the Indian […]

Latest News: Pakistan Building Collapse Kills 2 in Karachi

The Centre on Monday approved over 5.6 lakh houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana for urban poors, taking the total number of houses being funded by the government to more than 79 lakh. According to the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, which is mandated to implement the PMAY (U), Uttar Pradesh has been […]

Dal Lake in distress: Kashmir’s iconic attraction is facing a slow death by sewage as politicians look the other way

Editor’s Note: A network of 60 reporters set off across India to test the idea of development as it is experienced on the ground. Their brief: Use your mobile phone to record the impact of 120 key policy decisions on everyday life; what works, what doesn’t and why; what can be done better and what […]

News18 Wrap: PM Modi to Speak at Network18’s Rising India Summit, 159 Dead in Assam Hooch Tragedy & 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 News18 Network’s Rising India Summit 2019 is underway with yoga guru Ramdev and spiritual leader Sadhguru debating on yoga and bhoga in the inaugural session titled ‘New Mantras for India’. […]

QuickE: ‘Total Dhamaal’ BO; New ‘The Lion King’ Teaser

1. ‘Total Dhamaal’ BO: Ajay Devgn Comedy Crosses Rs 60 Cr Total Dhamaal features an ensemble cast with Arshad Warsi, Ajay Devgn, Madhuri Dixit and Anil Kapoor. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter) Despite competition from Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit starrer Total Dhamaal has earned a tidy sum at the box office, […]

The Jaish-e-Mohammad’s fidayeen factory: How Masood Azhar set up his industry of terror in Kashmir

Editor’s note: The following article will appear as the cover story in this weekend’s edition of Firstpost Print. Pyjamas, undershirts, a bedsheet: long lines of laundry veiled the mural, a kind of antidramatic counterpoint to the message. “Delhi, Delhi ya hanood, Jaish-e-Muhammad sauf yauood (to Delhi, O’ Hindus, the army of the Prophet will soon return),” […]

Nike’s Serena Williams Ad About ‘Crazy’ Women Released at Oscars, Twitter Felt it Also Deserved One

While the Oscar winners stole the show,The 91st Academy Awards will be remembered for yet another person this year — 23 times Gran Slam winner Serena Williams. The star tennis player has collaborated with Nike for an advertisement that features a number of trailblazing women in sports and is written as a tribute to ‘crazy […]

NSUI Leader Held in Bijnor For Allegedly Tearing BJP Flag

The district president of Congress’ student body in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor was arrested on Sunday, 24 February, for allegedly trying to misbehave and tear BJP flags. Speaking to The Quint, Bijnor SP Sanjeev Tyagi confirmed that NSUI district president Udit Tyagi has been arrested based on an FIR lodged “3-4 days ago”. A video circulating […]

TMC leader Naju Sheikh shot dead in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district; police on lookout for bike-borne assailants

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Naju Sheikh was shot dead in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Monday, only a few weeks after party MLA Satyajit Biswas was gunned down in the state’s Nadia district. Sheikh was walking in Gopal Ghat on Monday morning when bike-borne assailants stopped him and shot him in the chest at point-blank […]

PM Theresa May Filmed Playing Pool, Twitter Cues Up to Take Shots at Her Over Brexit

Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May may still be struggling to negotiate the terms for Brexit, the UK’s planned withdrawal from the European Union, but at least she’s remembering to take a little time out for R&R. The British PM, who visited Egypt on Sunday for an EU-League of Arab States summit was invited to […]