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Bangladesh bourse approves China bid, rejects India offer

Dhaka: Bangladesh has agreed to sell a large stake in its stock exchange to a Chinese consortium, an official said Tuesday, rebuffing a rival bid from India that raised political sensitivities. The Dhaka Stock Exchange on February 10 had approved the Chinese offer to buy a quarter of the bourse’s 1.8 billion shares, but Bangladesh’s…

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Priya Prakash reveals name of favorite cricket star

Ever since budding Indian actress Priya Prakash Varrier broke the Internet with a wink, there seems to be no stopping her ever-rising popularity in India, Pakistan and beyond. In a recent interview, the Malayalam actor has revealed that she is a fan of none other than former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Priya turned into…

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Indian envoy summoned over ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr Mohammad Faisal Tuesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on 19 February in Khuiratta Sector, Jijot Bahadar village resulting in the shahadat of Ayan Zahid, an 8 years old…

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Priya Prakash Varrier approaches India’s Supreme Court

NEWS DESK: Priya Prakash Varrier became an internet sensation after her expressions caught the attention of everyone. While she has received a lot of praise from various quarters, the song in which she features, ‘Manikya Malaraya Poovi’ from the upcoming movie Oru Adaar Love, has also gotten her into trouble with a certain section of society….

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Lucknow man bites off snake’s head out of “revenge”

LUCKNOW: A man in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi district bit off a snake’s head and chewed it before spitting it out, reported Times of India. The report said that the man, identified as Sonelal, claimed that he did it out of revenge as the snake had bitten him. He fell unconscious and was rushed to a…

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Indian mob storms police station, kills alleged child rapist

DIBRUGARH: A mob of 800 people stormed the Tezu police station in India, dragged out a man accused of raping a minor and his accomplice, and beat them to death in Arunachal’s Lohit district on Monday, reported Times of India. According to the report, witnesses said the mob gathered outside the police station around 11:30am…

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Rishi Kapoor exchanges praises with Pakistani actress

NEWS DESK: After his tweet praising Priya Prakash Varrier that many people found creepy, Indian veteran actor Rishi Kapoor sent out a welcome message on Twitter by exchanging praises with a Pakistani actress.  It began with Eshal Fayyaz, a Pakistani actor whose drama serial ‘Tabeer’ is airing today, when she tweeted about ‘102 not out’,…

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Pak Army kills two Indian soldiers on LoC

RAWALPINDI: An eight year boy has been martyred due to unprovoked firing by Indian Forces along Line of Control. According to DG ISPR, Ayaz belongs to Jajot Village. He said use of pellet guns in Indian Occupied Kashmir and blatant targeting of innocent unarmed civilians exposes the true Indian face. Indian brutality takes life of…

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Indian man kills 20-year-old woman for refusing sex

MUMBAI: A 20-year-old woman from Mumbai, who had gone to meet a man she had befriended online on Facebook, was found dead in the building around 7pm on Sunday, reported Times of India. The police said that the woman, Ankita More, had gone to meet the accused, Haridas Nirgude, a 25-year-old man from Nalasopara, whom…

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India to get control of Iran’s Chabahar port

NEW DELHI: India and Iran have signed a significant pact which gives New Delhi operational control of a part of the strategically located Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman for 18 months. The agreement was signed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, focussing on ramping up regional…

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It’s not finished yet, says ‘world best’ Kohli

Johannesburg: Indian captain Virat Kohli, labelled the best batsman in the world by head coach Ravi Shastri, wants his team to rise to one more challenge before they finish their gruelling South African tour. “The tour is not over,” said Kohli ahead of a three-match Twenty20 series starting at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on…

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Punjab Rangers kill three terrorists in DG Khan

Punjab Rangers along with Elite Police and Intelligence Agencies conducted IBO at a location in DG Khan. During exchange of fire three terrorists were killed while two Rangers soldiers injured. Prepared IED, Rocket Launcher, AK-47, grenades and ammunition recovered from the slain militants.

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Valentine’s Day: Priya Prakash got thousands of date requests, here’s what she did

Priya Prakash Varrier has been dubbed as ‘India’s national crush’ after her wink sent hearts fluttering across the nation. The internet has a sure way of turning normal people into national, even global celebrities overnight. The same happened with the girl whose wink from the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi from the movie Oru Adaar Love, went so…

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Kohli ton leads India to 8-wicket rout of South Africa

Centurion: Captain Virat Kohli smashed his 35th ODI century on Friday as India stormed to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over South Africa in the sixth and final match to take the series 5-1. Kohli finished on 129 not out as India reached their target in the 33rd over after South Africa had been dismissed for…

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India bowl in final one-day international against South Africa

CENTURION: India, virtually unchanged despite having already won the series, won the toss and decided to bowl in the sixth and final one-day international against South Africa on Friday. Despite holding a winning 4-1 series lead, India made only one change with seam bowler Shardul Thakur replacing Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the match at SuperSport Park….

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Pakistan hockey team to play World Cup in India despite tensions: FIH

NEW DELHI: Hockey’s governing body indicated Thursday that Pakistan will take part in the men’s World Cup this year in India despite acute tensions between the two countries. Pakistan have qualified for the World Cup to be held in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar between November 18 and December 16. But fears have been…

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Priya Prakash Varrier reveals who her favourite cricketer is

Her 28-second long video clip has captured millions of hearts in no time and earned her a plethora of fans on Instagram. Yes, we’re talking about India’s latest crush Priya Prakash Varrier who recently revealed in an interview who her favourite cricketer was. The Malyalam actress’ wink has gone viral and incited several memes and…

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Indian Army is the most cowardly force in the world: Azad Kashmir PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider said on Thursday that the Indian Army was the most cowardly force in the world.  Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Farooq Haider said that since 1998 the Indian Army has been targeting innocent civilians across the Line of Control. “I must salute the brave…

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Pakistan army destroys Indian post, kills five soldiers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army on Thursday destroyed an Indian army post on Line of Control in Tatta Pani (Hot Spring) sector from where innocent citizens were being targeted. Five Indian soldiers have been killed and many injured, Director General Inter Service Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted. Indian Army post on LOC targeting innocent citizens…

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Bride’s bold dance moves go viral – Watch

Everyone makes endless efforts to do something to call their wedding unique and fun at the same time. Watch this video of an Indian bride, who skipped the usual shy bridal entry and was seen enjoying her special day to the fullest.

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India paceman Ishant Sharma signs for Sussex

London: Ishant Sharma will prepare for India’s tour of England this summer by linking up with English county side Sussex for the first two months of the season. Only three Indian seamers have taken more than the 234 Test wickets Ishant has claimed and he is expected to be part of the squad for the…

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