• Video of Goa minister's 'gesture' to fisherwoman goes viral

    Panaji: A video of Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai angrily gesticulating at a fisherwoman and getting into a heated argument with her went viral on the nternet on Wednesday, with social media users slamming the minister for his action.Sardesai, however, said the 'conversation' with the...

  • Facebook helps couple raise $3.4mn for reuniting immigrant families

    San Francisco: A couple in the US has seen outpouring of support from thousands of people when they set out to raise money on Facebook for reuniting immigrant parents with their children, helping them raise $3.4 million in a matter of three days, the media reported. Charlotte and Dave Willner, set...

  • World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dead

    Canberra: The world's oldest known Sumatran orangutan has died in an Australian zoo aged 62, leaving behind 54 descendants, authorities said on Tuesday. Puan, described as the 'grand old lady' of Perth Zoo, was euthanised on Monday due to age-related complications, the BBC reported. She had...

  • Five killed in fire at two Lucknow hotels

    Lucknow: Five persons were killed as fire broke out in two hotels here on Tuesday, police said. The fire broke out at the Hotel Virat international on Tuesday morning and soon engulfed the adjacent SSJ International Hotel, gutting both buildings. Fire tenders were rushed to contain the blaze....

  • FIFA World Cup: Kane double guides England past Tunisia

    Russia: Captain Harry Kane scored a brace as England overcame Tunisia with a 2-1 victory in their FIFA World Cup Group G campaign opener at the Volgograd Arena here on Monday. The Tottenham centre-forward gave England the lead in the 11th minute but Ferjani Sassi converted a penalty to pull...

  • Karnataka will nominate representatives to Cauvery Board: CM

    New Delhi: Karnataka will soon send to the Centre the names of its nominees in the Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB) and the Regulation Authority, state Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said after a meeting with Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari. He told reporters that they have to...

  • Monsoon rains fill Karnataka reservoirs

    Bengaluru: Heavy and incessant rains, since the onset of the southwest monsoon in Karnataka this month, have raised water levels in the state's reservoirs, said an official on Monday. 'The water levels in the reservoirs in the Cauvery river basin have gone up due to the rains in the catchment...

  • Here is a way to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

    Toronto: Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases. According to the study, controlling the mosquitoes at the larval stage may be the best strategy to reduce their population. The researchers...

  • Mexicans hail win over Germany in World Cup

    Mexico City: Mexico's 1-0 victory over reigning World Cup champions Germany in their FIFA World Cup opener sent the country into a frenzy, with many fans now certain that their team can make it further than ever before in Russia. Before Sunday's match, Mexico had never defeated Germany in an...

  • Manish Sisodia shifted to hospital

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who was on hunger strike since June 13, was shifted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital here on Monday due to failing health, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said. 'Sisodia being shifted to hospital,' Kejriwal tweeted. Sisodia's...

  • KCA celebrates thanksgiving mass

    Kanara Catholic Association (KCA), the 63-year-old Mangalorean Catholic organisation in Bangalore, celebrated the annual thanksgiving mass at St. Josephs Boys High School Chapel.The chief celebrant, Rev. Dr. Victor Lobo, Principal of St. Josephs College of Arts and Science, gave a sermon on...

  • Bengaluru: Kidswear Spring 2018 season culminates with unwitnessed magic

    Bengaluru: One of its kind edutainment platform, Junior's Fashion Week (JFW) showcased the Spring '18 collection of international brands like USPA Kids, Cherry Crumble, The Children's Place, Flying Machine Boyzone and Marks & Spencer.The International Kidswear Spring 2018 season culminated with...