Obama expresses concern on cyber attacks

The Russians can’t change us or significantly weaken us, Says US president Barack Obama. Addressing the last press conference of 2016, Obama said he had warn Russian President Vladimir Putin in September to stop meddling in American political campaigns after hacks of Democratic Party emails in the lead-up to the Nov 8 elections. He added that after warning Putin, there …

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India reaches finals of Junior World Cup Hockey; defeats Australia 4-2

India beat Australia 4-2 on penalties, after the two teams were locked 2-2 at the end of the 70 minutes, to enter Junior Hockey World Cup final. The hosts will now meet Belgium in the title clash on Sunday. India played their best game of the tournament against Australia and came back from behind to take the lead in the …

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World Super Series Finals: PV Sindhu to play semi-final match today

In Badminton, Rio Olympics Silver medalist PV Sindhu will play her semi-final match of Dubai World Superseries Finals today. She will take on Ji Hyun Sung of South Korea. Both players have met 9 times in the past, with Sindhu leading the head-to-head record, 6-3. She has won the last two games played against the Korean. Sindhu had stormed into …

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Chennai Test: Moeen century lifts England to 284/4 on day one

All-rounder Moeen Ali lifted England’s sagging spirit by compiling a well-crafted century as the visitors made a solid start against India in the fifth and final cricket Test at Chennai. Moeen’s 120-run knock was the highlight of the opening day’s play. Day One in general belonged to the England during the ongoing fifth and final Test at Chennai, as skipper …

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Rahul Gandhi’s meet with PM on farmer’s demands splits Opposition

Rahul Gandhi’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning has dealt a big blow to the carefully crafted opposition unity that held fast through the winter session of Parliament. The Left parties, the Samajwadi Party, Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party, the Nationalist Congress Party headed by Sharad Pawar and the DMK in quick succession dropped out of the protest …

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India-Tajikistan bilateral talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds delegation level talks with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon in New Delhi to discuss bilateral relations and issues of mutual interests; the two sides are expected to sign agreements in various fields. Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon, who is on a five-day visit to India, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Hyderabad House in New Delhi today. …

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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna comes into effect from today

Offering one last chance to black money holders, the government has said that they have time until 31st March 2017 to come clean by paying 50 per cent tax of the unaccounted money under the Pradhan Madntri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Government will use this money from penalty under this scheme for social schemes. Government has notified changes to income tax …

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PM hits out at opposition for not supporting his govt’s fight against corruption

On the last day of the Winter Session of Parliament, the BJP took on the Opposition and specifically the Congress stating that the Narendra Modi government is doing what Congress failed to do since 1971. Prime Minister Modi also addressed Party MPs on a variety of issues including demonetisation at the BJP Parliamentary Party meet. The meeting was called on …

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‘Dangal’ a very challenging first film: Aamir Khan

Actor Aamir Khan says Dangal was a challenging first film for Fatima Sana Sheikh and Sanya Malhotra as the project was physically grueling and the debutants suffered many injuries during their wrestling training. Dangal is a sports drama based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters Geeta and Babita. While Aamir essays the role of Phogat, …

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Joint pains: Causes, precautions and prevention

Joint Pains are common ailment in winters. We bring a report on how to prevent this problem and stay fit this winter season. Chilly mornings can be difficult for those having joint problems. JOINTS PROBLEMS IN WINTERS: CAUSES • Physical inactivity • Exposure to cold • Not being properly covered while sleeping • Being in one posture for long hours …

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