Wednesday 28 June, 2017

‘Tubelight’: Salman’s lowest opening weekend release during Eid

Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is known for lighting up the box office during the festival of Eid, got a flickering start with his new film “Tubelight”. The Kabir Khan directorial only managed to rake [...]

US, India tell Pakistan: Don’t let terrorists use your territory

Washington, June 27 (IANS) In a strong message to Islamabad, the US and India have told Pakistan to ensure its territory is not used for terror attacks on other countries and asked it to bring to justice terrorists blamed for attacks in Mumbai [...]

It’s an honor for 125 billion Indians: Modi at White House

Washington, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached White House on Monday afternoon where US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed him. Modi called the “immense warmth” by the White House as an [...]

Logic of Indo-US strategic ties ‘incontrovertible’, says Modi

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Saying both India and the US are determined to defeat the “scourge” of terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that “the logic of our strategic relationship is incontrovertible”. Modi, [...]

Demonetization and the OCI – a personal experience

BY MOHAN NAIR With the looming June 30 deadline for NRIs to exchange old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes,  “Note bandhi” is back in the news.  This is my own personal experience about how genuine wealth became “kagaz-ka-tukada” in the words [...]

Infosys pays $1 million for ‘visa abuse’ in US

Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Global software major Infosys Ltd paid $1 million (Rs 65 lakh) to settle a litigation on the alleged abuse of visa rules, said New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Friday. “Infosys has agreed [...]

Tubelight shines but with low voltage

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Tubelight”; Director: Kabir Khan; Cast: Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, Zhu Zhu, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Yashpal Sharma, Matin Rey Tangu and Isha Talwar; Rating: *** Salman Khan had once said, “Cinema should [...]

Three held for March killing of Harnish Patel in South Carolina

New York, June 22 (IANS) Three men who allegedly wanted to “smash an Indian” have been arrested and charged in connection with the killing of an Indian man in South Carolina in March, which sent shockwaves across the Indian community [...]

If Anupam wished he were Robert DeNiro, he wouldn’t be happy

United Nations, June 22 (IANS) If he wished he were Robert De Niro, he wouldn’t be happy, but yoga let him be himself and happy, says Anupam Kher. Speaking at a forum on “Yoga for Health” during the Third International Day [...]

Sacked Infosys immigration head files lawsuit alleging discrimination

Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Sacked Immigration Head of Infosys Ltd Erin Green has filed a lawsuit before the US District Court at Texas, alleging discrimination and retaliation by the senior management of the global software major. The civil [...]