- CBI gives clean chit to Mulayam, Akhilesh in DA case (Lead)(3 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The CBI has told the Supreme Court that it has cleared Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and his sons - party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Prateek Yadav - in a case of disproportionate assets filed against them in 2013 as the allegations could not be established.
- Iran President rules out negotiations with US(9 minutes ago)
Tehran, May 21 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ruled out the possibility of negotiations with the US under current circumstances. "Today's circumstances are not suitable for negotiations at all," he said.
- 68% Indians feel job market has improved in 5 years(11 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Nearly 68 per cent working professionals from industries like IT/ITES, healthcare and pharma, consumer retail, BFSI and professional services sectors feel that the job market has improved significantly over the last five years, a new survey said on Tuesday.
- Tripura, Mizoram poll results to be delayed for VVPAT slips: officials(23 minutes ago)
Agartala/Aizawl, May 21 (IANS) Declartion of results for Lok Sabha polls on Thursday in Tripura and Mizoram would be delayed by three to four hours as counting of ballots would be completed only after tallying of VVPAT slips with EVM vote count in five polling stations - instead of one - in each Assembly segment, election officials said on Tuesday.
- ED Director warns action against officers interacting with media(18:12)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) In wake of leaks of information about ongoing investigations, Enforcement Directorate (ED) Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra on Tuesday ordered a bar on any "unauthorized officers" from interacting with the media and warned of action for any violation.
- Afridi named icon player for Euro T20 Slam (Lead)(17:58)
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi has joined the Euro T20 Slam as icon player while the South African Twenty20 teams vice-captain JP Duminy and his country mate Imran Tahir will be among the six marquee players. The three-week long tournament will be held in Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands from August 30.
- EC meeting Wednesday on opposition's concern on EVMs: Congress(17:58)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to address the concerns raised by leaders of 20 opposition parties, who met the poll panel on Tuesday to voice their concerns over Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and use of VVPATs, the Congress said.
- Arunachal Pradesh MLA killed in militant ambush (Lead)(17:36)
Guwahati, May 21 (IANS) At least seven persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an attack by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, police said.
- PUMA launches special edition shoes for Kohli(17:34)
Bengaluru, May 21 (IANS) PUMA, one of the worlds leading sports brands, on Tuesday announced the launch of a special collectors edition PUMA one8 cricket shoes - A tribute to team Indias prolific captain and it's brand ambassador, Virat Kohli.
- Soy food cuts fracture risks in breast cancer survivors(17:28)
New York, May 21 (IANS) Eating soy-rich food can decrease the risk of bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors, suggests a new study. The higher soy intake was linked to 77 per cent reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures in younger women, the study showed.
- BCCI, state officials bemused as CoA announce election dates(17:26)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will have its election on October 22 as per the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai. The CoA chief further mentioned on Tuesday that the elections of the state associations are to be completed by September 14. This has surprised the board officials as well as state association officials.
- Infinix launches new smartphone, fitness band in India(17:22)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Infinix, the online smartphone brand of China-based Transsion Holdings, on Tuesday launched its latest "S4" smartphone and the new Infinix smart fitness band "X BAND 3" priced at Rs 8,999 and Rs 1,599, respectively, in India.
- Juhi Chawla on why her son can be an actor(17:10)
London, May 21 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla says her son Arjun is good at mimicking accents and that he is hilarious, so sometimes she feels that he can probably try his hand at acting.
- Afridi named icon player for Euro T20 Slam(17:08)
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi has joined the Euro T20 Slam as icon player while South African Twenty20 teams vice-captain JP Duminy and his country mate Imran Tahir will be among the six marquee players. The three-week long tournament will be held in Ireland, Scotland and Netherlands from August 30.