Archive for December, 2017

Twinkle pens tribute to father Rajesh Khanna on birth anniversary

Mumbai Dec 30: On her late father and superstar Rajesh Khanna’s 74th birth anniversary, actress-writer Twinkle Khanna penned an emotional tribute, recounting how she is a reflection of him.

Twinkle posted a black and white image, featuring her and her father, on Twitter on Thursday.

“I see you…

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Cold, dry weather to continue in J&K

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 30 :  Night temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir remained below the freezing point on Friday as the weather office said cold, dry weather conditions would continue in the state during the next 48 hours.

An official of the MET department told IANS, “Cold, dry weather conditions are likely…

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Miners feared trapped in Raj Mahal coal mines of Jharkhand

Godda (Jharkhand), Dec 30 (PTI) Several miners are feared trapped in Raj Mahal Coal Mines in Godda district, police said today.

The mine mishap occurred last night and rescue operation was on, the police said.

Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that he has directed speedy rescue and relief efforts.

“All…

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Demonetisation: Last day to deposit scrapped notes

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The deadline to deposit old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in banks ends on Friday. From next week onward, those still holding the scrapped currency can deposit it only with the Reserve Bank of India till March 31, 2017.

After March 31, holding…

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52 trains delayed, 12 rescheduled due to fog

New Delhi, Dec 30 :  At least 52 trains were running late while 12 others were rescheduled on Friday due to heavy fog in many parts of north India, a railway official said.

According to the Northern Railway official, the Patna Rajdhani was running 25 hours late, the Brahmputra Mail was…

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Two killed in US military helicopter crash

New York, Dec 29 :  Two persons were killed when a US military helicopter crashed in northern Galveston Bay, off Texas, media reported on Thursday.

Coast Guard divers were searching the waters just off the shoreline after witnesses said a military helicopter broke up and crashed, KSAT news reported.

Petty Officer…

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Kohli, Ashwin rule on field; Lodha garners eye-balls off it

New Delhi, Dec 29 (PTI) He had a ‘few good men’ at his disposal and Virat Kohli transformed them into a champion outfit with generous helping from his trusted lieutenant Ravichandran Ashwin even as Indian cricket faced a massive credibility crisis with its freedom curbed beyond 22 yards.

There is…

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Debbie Reynolds, mother of Carrie Fisher, dies at 84

Los Angeles, Dec 29 (PTI) Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds has died one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, passed away. She was 84.

Reynolds died on Wednesday after being brought to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for a medical emergency, reported Variety.

On Tuesday, her daughter, the “Star…

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Apple’s iPhone,iPad a big hit this holiday season

New York, Dec 29 :  The holiday season was a big hit for Apple’s iPhone, as Yahoo-owned research firm Flurry revealed that during the critical shopping period between December 19 to 25, Apple’s iPhone and iPad accounted for 44 per cent of all mobile activations — much higher than…

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Sushma promises kin help in getting youth’s body from NZ

New Delhi, Dec 29 :  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday promised help to a family in Haryana in getting the body of their son, who was stabbed to death in New Zealand.

Hardeep Singh Deol, a 24-year-old from Rania in Sirsa district, was stabbed to death by…

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