Apurvi wins gold at shooting World Cup
New Delhi: Apurvi Chandela won the first gold for India at the ISSF World Cup by finishing on top of the women's 10 metre Air Rifle category here on Saturday, February 23.
Trump: India, Pakistan facing 'very dangerous situation'
Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that there is a "very dangerous situation" between India and Pakistan following the Jammu and Kashmir suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers and indicated that Washington was trying defuse the heightening tensions between the two neighbours.
Venezuela completely closes border with Colombia
Caracas: The Venezuelan government has completely closed its border with Colombia in the face of alleged threats to its sovereignty from the neighbouring country, from where the opposition plans to bring in international humanitarian aid into Caracas.
Film about clerical child abuse opens in French cinemas
Paris: A film about child sexual abuse by Catholic priests with certain scenes so sensitive that they had to be shot abroad, has finally opened in French cinemas amid controversy surrounding the country's biggest church abuse scandal, the media reported on Saturday, February 23.
How do we ban the already banned, asks actor Sushant Singh
Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh, General Secretary of the Cine and TV Artistes Association (CINTAA), feels the government needs to take some hard decisions and solid steps to isolate Pakistan rather than simply look towards the Indian entertainment industry for a ban.
15 women among 32 dead in Assam hooch tragedy
Guwahati: At least 32 persons, including 15 women, have died and over 40 others taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in two separate incidents in Assam's Golaghat and Jorhat districts, the police said on Friday.
I am in good place now, says fit-again Uthappa
Kolkata: Fit-again Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa, who is back in action after recovering from ankle surgery, said "he is in a good place" at the moment after taking part in a Syed Mushtaq Ali domestic T20 game.
Enough is enough, says Vidya Balan on Pakistani artiste ban
Mumbai: With the Hindi film industry condemning the Pulwana terror attack and not releasing films in Pakistan besides banning all Pakistani artistes from working in India, National award-winning actress Vidya Balan on Friday said a strong stand needs to be taken this time.
Almost 7 mn face hunger in South Sudan: UN
Rome: Nearly 7 million people in South Sudan could face acute food shortages between May-July the height of the lean season three UN agencies warned on Friday, urging a major humanitarian aid effort and better access to humanitarian relief.
Pakistan Army warns India of 'surprise response' if war imposed
Rawalpindi: Pakistan's Army on Friday, February 22, accused India of sending war threats and warned of a "surprise response" if New Delhi initiated any aggression amid heightened tensions between the two neighbours following the Kashmir suicide attack.
Pakistan not concerned if India diverts water
Islamabad: In response to India's decision to stop the flow of its share of water from the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej to Pakistan, Islamabad said that it was not concerned if New Delhi diverted water of the three eastern rivers.
Act against terrorism: Modi tells global community
Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said here that the time has come for the global community to "come together" and "go beyond words" to act against terrorism, as he expressed his gratitude for South Korea's support in the wake of the Pulwama attack.
IOC scraps Olympic quotas from Delhi shooting World Cup
New Delhi: The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) announced on Thursday that all the 16 quota places for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on offer at the shooting World Cup here have been scrapped due to denial of visas to Pakistan players.
ISL: Bengaluru top ISL table again
Bengaluru: Ten-man Bengaluru FC flexed their muscle and sealed a spot at the top of the table in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a 3-0 win against FC Goa at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, here on Thursday.
There is no one quite like Akshay Kumar, Kesari proves it
Mumbai: The trailer of Anurag Singh's Kesari is every bit that patriotic juggernaut that we expected it to be. It is passionate and bombastic, brimming over with nationalistic indignation as Akshay Kumar, plays a wizened but lionhearted Sardar Ishar Singh who along with 21 Sikh soldiers defeated an Afghan battalion of 10,000 soldiers.
India well prepared for World Cup, says Ganguly
Greater Noida: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said that India has played good cricket in the last couple of months which makes them favourites to win the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup in England.
Car bomb kills 20 in Syria: Monitor
Damascus: At least 20 people were killed on Thursday when a car bomb went off in a town controlled by the Kurdish fighters in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported.