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CBI issues look out notice for former Kolkata top cop

New Delhi: The CBI has issued a look out notice against former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, whose custodial interrogation it has sought in connection with the Saradha scam, to prevent him from leaving the country, officials said Sunday. All airports and immigration authorities have been alerted by the CBI this week to prevent him from leaving the country and intimate the agency on any possible move, the investigative agency said....

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Close Smriti Irani aide shot dead in Amethi

Amethi: A close aide of Smriti Irani, the newly elected MP from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, was shot dead by two men, with police not ruling out the possibility of it being a ‘political murder’. Surendra Singh (50), a former head of Baraulia village, was shot at around 11.30pm Saturday, said ASP Daya Ram. He was referred to a Lucknow hospital but he succumbed during treatment, Ram said....

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Rahul offers to resign as Congress chief, CWC rejects

New Delhi: Quite on expected lines, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting held here to brainstorm the party's dismal performance in 2019 polls rejected party president Rahul Gandhi’s offer to step down from the helm of affairs. Gandhi offered to resign from the presidentship of the party owning moral responsibility for its electoral debacle in the recently concluded general elections. Apart from the electoral debacle, the party has a tough task...

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Despite language barrier, Naveen remains the most preferred choice in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: Naveen Patnaik may be the most inaccessible Chief Minister in the history of Odisha but he continues to be the darling of the masses as he prepares to rule the state for a fifth consecutive term having won a thumping majority. Already the longest-serving Chief Minister of Odisha, Patnaik weathered many a storm in his political career and remained undisputed leader despite not being fluent in the mother tongue of...

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How do social media affect teenagers’ mental health?

Do social media is damaging the mental health of teens? Some studies show that online connections with small groups of people can be beneficial to teens, while other research points to a rise in symptoms of anxiety, depression and eating disorders. Social media is constantly changing and evolving. Plus, no long-term studies have been completed. One study...

Ailing elephant dies in Deogarh

Deogarh: An ailing female elephant which had taken refuge in Harin village forest under Kansar forest section in Deogarh range since April 6 was found dead Sunday. Local residents blamed the forest department for the death of the animal. “Had the animal received proper treatment and attention, it would not have died,” the villagers alleged. According to...

The top-seeded Mahesh beat third seed Bernat Jaume of Spain in four games 11-9, 3-11, 11-5, 11-5 to win his 8th PSA title.

Top seed Mahesh wins Sekisui Open

Kriens (Switzerland): India's Mahesh Mangaonkar triumphed for the second time in the Sekisui Open, a PSA Chllenger tour event, here. In a final that highlighted the Indian's gritty display Saturday night, the top-seeded Mahesh beat third seed Bernat Jaume of Spain in four games 11-9, 3-11, 11-5, 11-5 to win his 8th PSA title. Switzerland is proving...

Stars who are more active on social media!

Many celebrities are active on various social media. The platform not only makes them directly available to the fans but also helps them in promoting various projects online. Take a look at top five Indian celebs who are avid social media users: Amitabh Bachchan: https://www.instagram.com/p/BwgTNzsBnbo/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet https://www.instagram.com/p/BwGgRECBPqD/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is an active social media user. Bachchan Saab...

CBI issues look out notice for former Kolkata top cop

New Delhi: The CBI has issued a look out notice against former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, whose custodial interrogation it has sought in connection with the Saradha scam, to prevent him from leaving the country, officials said Sunday. All airports and immigration authorities have been alerted by the CBI this week to prevent him from leaving...

Coal imports rise by 13 per cent

New Delhi: India’s coal import increased by 13.4 per cent to 20.72 million tonnes in April compared to 18.27 million tonnes (MT) in the same last year, according to a report. Of the total imports during April 2019, non-coking coal or thermal coal shipments were at 15.08 MT, according to provisional data by ‘mjunction’ services. Imports of...

Holder hoping to build new legacy

Bristol: Hopes are pinned on a born-again West Indies to relive their glory days but skipper Jason Holder has said that the upcoming World Cup is ‘a case of creating our own legacy’. Windies have a proud history at the World Cup, winning the first two editions of the tournament and making the final of the third....

The 72-year-old actor, who played the scheming Tywin Lannister on the epic fantasy show, was underwhelmed to see some major characters left alive.

‘Game of Thrones’ finale ‘confused’ Charles Dance

London: It's not just fans but also ‘Game of Thrones’ star Charles Dance who is ‘confused’ about the way the season finale unfolded for the hit HBO series. The 72-year-old actor, who played the scheming Tywin Lannister on the epic fantasy show, was underwhelmed to see some major characters left alive. "I was confused. I have watched...

The championship match at this clay-court tennis event Saturday was marred by two long rain delays before the fifth-ranked Zverev finally clinched the win in two hours and 37 minutes.

Zverev wins Geneva Open after edging past Jarry

Geneva: Germany's Alexander Zverev captured his first title of the season with a see-saw 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (10-8) victory in Geneva Open final over Chile's Nicolas Jarry, who had two match points but came up just short. The championship match at this clay-court tennis event Saturday was marred by two long rain delays before the fifth-ranked Zverev...

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