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Allaying Indian concerns, Sri Lanka limits China’s role to commercial operations at Hambantota port

Allaying Indian concerns, Sri Lanka limits China’s role to commercial operations at Hambantota port

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved the sale to a Chinese firm of a 70 percent stake in the strategically-located Hambantota port, tweaking the deal after the initial agreement sparked protests. Parliament will debate the $1.12 billion-deal on Friday and formally enter it over the …

Kajal Agarwal says shocked at her arrested manager’s actions

Kajal Agarwal says shocked at her arrested manager’s actions

Actor Kajal Agarwal sought to distance herself from the “actions” of her manager who was arrested by the Telangana Prohibition and Excise Department on Monday in connection with the drug racket busted earlier this month. Puttkar Ronson Joseph was arrested after his house in Manikonda …

Actress complains of defamatory images, one arrested

Actress complains of defamatory images, one arrested

The Ernakulam police have registered a case over a complaint by a young actress over spreading her defamatory images through WhatsApp. One person has been arrested in connection with the incident. Kiran, a native of Palakkad was arrested by Ernakulam North police. The police found …

Pranab ​​Mukherjee: Avoid ordinance, use it in compelling

Pranab ​​Mukherjee: Avoid ordinance, use it in compelling

Members of Parliament on Sunday bid adieu to outgoing president Pranab Mukherjee at a gala ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament as leaders recalled his contribution in upholding democratic values. Mukherjee, 81, was received by vice-president Hamid Ansari, prime minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha …

Terror attacks: India witnessed third highest terror attacks in 2016: Report

Terror attacks: India witnessed third highest terror attacks in 2016: Report

India has witnessed the third highest number of terrorist attacks in 2016, more than Pakistan that has slipped to the fourth position, according to the latest data compiled by the US state department. Iraq with 2,965 terrorist attacks and Afghanistan with 1,340 terrorist attacks, were …

M80 Musa actors:Malayalam TV actor held for assaulting student

M80 Musa actors:Malayalam TV actor held for assaulting student

A television actor has been arrested here on charges of assaulting a college student and extorting money from him. Athul Siva, 20, who rose to fame through a popular Malayalam sitcom, was arrested by the Kasaba police based on a complaint by a student of …

Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on abducted

Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on abducted

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will hold extensive talks with her Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Monday during which focus is expected to be on the issue of 39 Indians kidnapped by the ISIS three years back from Mosul city. Al-Jaafari’s visit from July 24 …

Sunanda Case: More Anxious Than Anyone to Know The Truth, Says Tharoor

Sunanda Case: More Anxious Than Anyone to Know The Truth, Says Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said he was more anxious than anyone else to know the truth behind his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death. He also said he would cooperate only with the probe agencies in investigation of the case and not with publicity seekers. “No one …

Hyderabad drug bust: Actor Navdeep to be quizzed on Monday

Hyderabad drug bust: Actor Navdeep to be quizzed on Monday

Telugu actor Pallapollu Navdeep is scheduled to appear before a special investigation team (SIT) of the Telangana government on Monday, which is investigating the case involving a high-end drugs racket, which was busted here earlier this month. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Prohibition …

Remember what happened in 1971: Venkaiah warns Pakistan on terror

Remember what happened in 1971: Venkaiah warns Pakistan on terror

Hitting out at Pakistan for “aiding and abetting terror”, NDA’s vice-presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday reminded the neighboring country not to forget what happened in 1971 in a reference to the Bangladesh War in which it faced a humiliating defeat. Naidu was addressing …

Kochi Metro collects Rs 4.62 crore in one month

Kochi Metro collects Rs 4.62 crore in one month

It looks to be a fantastic first run. In its first month of operation, the Kochi Metro has earned a revenue of Rs 4.62 crore in ticket fares. Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL), on Tuesday, said it had collected Rs 4,62,27,594 since June 17. Thanking …

How Dileep’s arrest united Adoor and Paul Zacharia

How Dileep’s arrest united Adoor and Paul Zacharia

Dileep’s arrest in a case of sexual assault on an actress seems to have vertically divided the Kerala society. Director Adoor Gopalakrishnan and writer Paul Zacharia were among the few celebrities to give the disgraced actor the benefit of doubt but they were soon disowned …