• No government, church or police to support us: Kerala nuns

    Kottayam: A group of Catholic nuns on Saturday gave vent to their ire against the Kerala government, Church and the police, saying no one is there to support the case of their fellow nun who was allegedly sexually abused by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Punjab.Their...

  • If gay professor in 'Aligarh' was alive today, he wouldn't have to die: Manoj

    Mumbai: Section 377 of the IPC has been repealed, and actor Manoj Bajpayee, who played the lead role in 'Aligarh', is celebrating the fall of the draconian law criminalising homosexuality.Manoj said: 'When I played the homosexual professor Ramchandra Siras in 'Aligarh', I realised what true...

  • BJP extends Amit Shah's tenure as party chief

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday decided to defer its organisational elections to pave the way for Amit Shah to continue as President until the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.'Organisational elections are a vast exercise and it takes time too. All the workers get involved in it. So, a...

  • Twitter now allows live audio-only broadcasts

    San Francisco: Twitter has launched an audio-only broadcasting feature so your followers can hear, but not see you.The new feature announced on Friday is currenly publicly available for all iOS users of the main Twitter app and its live-streaming app Periscope, The Verge reported. To use the...

  • This iPhone app claims to accurately monitor BP

    New York: Researchers have developed a novel blood pressure (BP) application that can give accurate readings using an iPhone, without requiring any special equipment.Developed by the Michigan State University researchers, the new 'iPhone X' app measures BP via the 'oscillometric finger pressing...

  • Interpol's panel to decide Choksi's red corner notice request in October

    New Delhi: The pending Red Corner Notice (RCN) against fugitive Indian diamentaire Mehul Choksi will be taken up in the internal committee meeting of the Interpol next month, officials said here on Friday.'The issue of Choksi would be taken up in the Interpol's internal committee meeting in October...

  • Beware of fake bodybuilding supplements

    During this last decade there has been a huge surge in the demand for bodybuilding supplements in the country. However, a study by Assocham and business management consultant RNCOS indicates that as much as 60-70 per cent of the dietary supplement being peddled across India is counterfeit.Not only...

  • Apostolic Nuncio to conduct Pallium Investiture Ceremony of Archbishop Machado

    Bengaluru: Rev. Dr. Giambattista Diquattro, Apostolic Nuncio in India, will preside over the concelebrated Holy Mass at the Pallium Investiture ceremony of Archbishop Peter Machado of Bengaluru Archdiocese in the presence of the Karnataka region Catholic bishops on September 12.PalliumThe ceremony...

  • It's official. Namma Bengaluru to host Aero India air show in February

    Bengaluru: The Defence Ministry on Saturday announced that the next edition of the biennial Aero India air show would be held here from February 20 to 24, 2019.'The government has decided to hold the Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru from February 20 to 24, 2019,' said the ministry in a statement from...

  • Congress calls for Bharat bandh on Sept 10 against fuel price hike

    New Delhi: Calling the steep rise in diesel and petrol prices as 'fuel loot,' the Congress on Thursday called for a 'Bharat bandh' on September 10, saying it was in touch with other parties for their support.The party again demanded that petrol and diesel be brought under Goods and Services Tax...

  • Homosexuality verdict: Here is timeline of legal battle...

    New Delhi: The following is a timeline of the LGBTIQ community's fight against the colonial era law criminalising homosexuality:1991: AIDS Bhedbhav Virodhi Andolan (ABVA) is first to raise its voice against Section 377 of IPC. The NGO comes out with a report about ostracism faced by the LGBTIQ...

  • Lalu moved to hospital to escape dog barking

    Ranchi: Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad has been shifted to the paying ward of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) as he could not reportedly sleep due to incessant barking of dogs near the super speciality ward.The RJD leader was moved to Room 11 on Wednesday night, RIMS...