New York

US aviation hit by fears over 5G

 Air India resumes US operations after clearance from Boeing   New York: Travel plans for thousands of passengers, including those traveling to India, were disrupted after airlines canceled or curtailed some flights to and from […]

Recognize ‘Hinduphobia’ and violence against Buddhists, Sikhs too: India to UN

New York: India has raised concerns over the matter of emergence of certain contemporary forms of religiophobia especially anti-Hindu, anti-Buddhist, and anti-Sikh at the UN. India called for urgent attention from the UN and other […]

Four reasons to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster early in 2022

January is a month when Americans are making New Year’s resolutions that often include pledges to take steps for better health. The new year is also a great time to wish good health on others […]

International

Vijay Mallya loses bid to save his plush London home

The fugitive Kingfisher tycoon Vijay Mallya is facing the prospect of a humiliating eviction from the luxury Central London home he currently occupies after the UK High Court ruled against him in a dispute with […]

Over 16 cr more forced into poverty in 2 years of Covid: Oxfam

New Delhi: The first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic saw incomes of 99 percent of humanity fall and over 16 crore people were forced into poverty even as the world’s ten richest men saw their […]

Downing Street apologizes to Queen for lockdown parties

London: Downing Street has apologized to Queen Elizabeth II for hosting two staff parties on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral in 2021 when Covid-19 rules barred indoor socializing. “It is deeply regrettable that this took […]

BHU first to include a course on Hindu Dharma

Varanasi: “Hinduism & Brahmanism,” “Hindu of Foreign Origin” and “The antiquity and the meaning of the term Hindu.” These are subjects of some of the lectures to be attended by students in the inaugural week […]

India test-fires upgraded BrahMos Supersonic Missile

New Delhi: India successfully test-fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the coast of Odisha on Thursday, informed defense sources. The new version of the missile is upgraded with increased content of indigenous technology with improved performance […]

Man helps foil burglary in India home from US

New Jersey: Technology saved a house from being burgled when a resident of Kanpur, who was in New Jersey, USA, informed the local police after watching live the CCTV footage of miscreants breaking into his […]

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Entertainment

B-Town cheers for Ali Fazal’s look from ‘Death on the Nile’

Ali Fazal’s new character poster from his upcoming Hollywood outing, ‘Death on the Nile’, is receiving exciting reactions from his colleagues back home. The Bollywood actor, who plays “the cousin” Andrew Katchadourian in the thriller, […]

NY boy in Bollywood’s ‘Aashram’

After wowing the audiences with his power-packed performances in ‘Tashkent Files’, ‘Neerja’ and ‘Special Ops’, actor Prashantt Guptha is set to play a pivotal role in the next season of the hit web series, ‘Aashram’. […]

Special screening of ‘Laal Singh Chadha’ for Tom Hanks

Actor Aamir Khan is getting ready for the release of his much-anticpated film ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’.  In the Hindi adaptation of the 1994 film, ‘Forrest Gump’, Khan will be essaying the role of Hollywood actor Tom […]

Sports

Novak Djokovic may be barred from French Open

Paris: World No.1 Novak Djokovic could now be barred from playing in the French Open after the country’s sports ministry said that there would be no exemption from the new vaccine pass law and all […]

Virat Kohli steps down as India’s Test captain

New Delhi: After India lost the Test series 1-2 to South Africa with a seven-wicket defeat at Cape Town, Virat Kohli has stepped down as the Test captain. Kohli, who first captained India at the […]

Virat Kohli quits Test cricket captaincy

Team India’s Test captain Virat Kohli has decided to step down from his captaincy duties after seven years. The cricketer released a lengthy statement on social media, where he mentioned more about the same. Fans […]

Business

Number of Indian billionaires grew to 142 in 2021

New Delhi: The number of Indian billionaires grew from 102 to 142, while 84 per cent of households in the country suffered a decline in their income in 2021, which was also a year marked […]

Microsoft buys ‘Call of Duty’ maker Activision Blizzard for $69 bn

San Francisco: In the biggest deal ever in the world of gaming, Microsoft has announced to acquire Activision Blizzard, the maker of popular games like Call of Duty (CoD) and Warcraft, for a whopping $68.7 […]

India extends ban on international commercial flights till Feb 28

New Delhi: India’s civil aviation regulator, the DGCA, on Wednesday extended the ban on scheduled international commercial flights till February 28, 2022. At present, India suffers from a third Covid wave which is said to […]

Lifestyle

Man builds Taj Mahal-like home in MP’s Burhanpur

A man from Madhya Pradesh’s Burhanpur has built a house modeled on the world-famous Taj Mahal. But unlike Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, this local replica is not a “monument of love” per se and its owner says […]

Know Your Options if Your Home Loan Payment Suspension is Ending

Is the COVID-19-related payment suspension, known as forbearance, on your home loan ending? Are you ready to resume making mortgage payments? Understanding your options and being proactive can help ensure a smooth process, say experts. […]

13 Amazing Benefits of Sweet Corn for Skin and Hair

To some people, a day isn’t complete without munching on a crunchy snack. Unfortunately, most snacks are high in calories and fat – almost devoid of ‘real’ nutrition. One snack that’s a favorite of crunchy […]