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  • Will remain a 'vidyarthi' in next birth too: flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia

    New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Legendary flautist and Padma Vibhushan recipient Hariprasad Chaurasia, who believes his life is for learning classical music, will open on Sunday, alongside his disciple, a three-month music festival celebrating the ‘guru-shishya parampara, at the National Centre for the...

  • Children are magical things: Eddie Redmayne

    Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne says his wife and children bring magic in his life.Asked about magical moments in his life, Redmayne said: 'It is cliche. It is (with) my wife and children.'Redmayne is married to Hannah Bagshawe. They have a daughter and a son....

  • President Kovind to visit Bihar on Thursday

    New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to visit Bihar on Thursday where he would address convocations at Samastipur agricultural university and NIT, a communique said on Wednesday.He will grace the first convocation of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University at...

  • May faces Cabinet showdown over Brexit deal

    London, Nov 14 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May will preside over a decisive extraordinary Cabinet meeting on Wednesday in which she will seek the backing of her ministers for a draft technical deal struck between the UK and the EU on Brexit.May was scheduled to meet Conservative Party...

  • IPL: Pacer Starc released by Kolkata Knight Riders

    Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) Australia pacer Mitchell Starc on Wednesday said that he was released by his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) ahead of the upcoming season.Starc, who missed the last edition due to an injury, was bought by KKR in the 2018 auction for Rs 9.4...

  • Pilot, Gehlot to contest Rajasthan polls (Lead)

    New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot -- both claimants to the Chief Ministerial post -- on Wednesday announced here that they will contest the December 7 state Assembly elections but avoided answering questions on who will be the CM...

  • Telangana CM files nomination for Gajwel assembly seat

    Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday filed his nomination in the Gajwel constituency in Siddipet district for next month's Assembly elections.At 2.34 p.m., the 'mahuratam' fixed by his astrologers, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)...

  • Woman activist-tantri spar ahead of Sabarimala pilgrimage

    Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) Woman activist Trupti Desai on Wednesday waded into the Sabarimala issue when she asked for complete police protection during her visit to the temple starting Friday. But temple activist Rahul Eashwar promised to fight her tooth-and-nail to prevent her an...

  • New train coaches from India to reach Sri Lanka

    New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian Railways will export the first state-of-the-art swanky and modern Diesel Multiple Units (DEMU) train rake to Sri Lanka in a week, rail officials said on Wednesday.A senior Railway Ministry official told IANS in New Delhi that the newly built DEMU rakes...

  • Sensex, Nifty end flat on caution ahead of state polls (Second Lead)

    Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The key equity indices ended little changed on Wednesday, as caution ahead of state polls gripped the market, offsetting gains from lower crude oil prices.India is a big importer of crude oil, and a steep fall in global prices eased concerns about inflation gaining pace in...

  • Tough to become a standout Kabaddi player in India: Fazel (IANS Interview)

    By Kaushik KumarMumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) In no time he has become one of the latest posterboys in Indias cash-rich Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) but U Mumba skipper Fazel Atrachali, the Iranian defender, feels it is a tough task to become a standout player in a country like India, the powerhouse of this...

  • SC reserves order on Rafale

    New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.A bench comprising of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph, reserved the order as Attorney...