Friday 20 July, 2018

Texas man executed for murder of Indian-American store owner

Mitesh Patel (L) and Christopher Young NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, July 20, 2018: A Texas man convicted of the robbery and murder of an Indian-American convenience store owner in 2004 was executed earlier this week, despite a high-profile [...]

‘Dhadak’: Performances make the heart beat

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Dhadak”; Director: Shashank Khaitan; Cast: Ishaan Khatter, Janhvi, Ashutosh Rana; Rating: *** (3 stars) Director Shashank Khaitan’s “Dhadak” suffers from a lack of intrigue, right at the [...]

WhatsApp to restrict India service as government talks tough

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Hauled up second time by the government on its failure to check the spread of fake and provocative content on its platform amid growing lynching episodes, the Facebook-owned platform on Friday said it is launching [...]

“Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story Of Sunny Leone”

By Subhash K. Jha Web series: “Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story Of Sunny Leone”; Director: Aditya Dutt; Cast: Sunny Leone, Karanvir Lamba, Rysa Saujani, Raj Arjun, Grusha Kapoor and Bijay Anand; Rating: ** There is little [...]

Processed meats linked to mania: Study

Photo courtesy: WebMD New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Love to gorge on beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat as part of your evening snacks daily? Beware, these processed meats laced with chemicals such as nitrates, to preserve [...]

Mobile passport app fully secured: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the newly launched mobile app through which citizens can apply for a passport was fully secured with advanced security features. She said that in less than [...]

Indian teen among 3 killed in Florida mid-air plane collision

Washington, July 18 (IANS) An Indian teenager has been killed along with two other persons after two small planes collided mid-air in the US state of Florida, authorities have said. Nisha Sejwal, 19, was killed in the accident on Tuesday along [...]

Indian student death in Kansas City: Police confirm suspect died in shootout

New York, July 17 (IANS) Police in the US have confirmed that the man shot dead in a shootout in Kansas City was the suspect in the killing of Indian student Sharat Koppu, who was from Telangana. Kansas City police chief Rick Smith told reporters [...]

Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri passes away; film, TV celebs bid adieu

Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri, whose film and television career spanned five decades, died here on Tuesday. The industry bid her a tearful adieu and remembered her as a warm and jovial person, who was one of the “finest” [...]

Suspect in killing of Indian student in Kansas City shot dead

New York, July 17 (IANS) A man who was a suspect in the killing of an Indian student in Kansas City has been shot dead by police after he shot and wounded three officers on Sunday, according to media reports. The man, who had been under surveillance [...]