Day: February 5, 2019

Delhi court refuses to stay interrogation of Robert Vadra, to hear plea on Mar 2

Robert Vadra may appear before ED in money laundering case

February 5, 2019 10:51 pm

New Delhi: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra is expected to appear before the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday in connection with a money laundering case relating to alleged possession of illegal foreign assets, official sources said Tuesday. Vadra was directed by a Delhi court to cooperate with the investigation being carried out by the central probe agency after he knocked on its door seeking anticipatory bail in […]

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WhatsApp introduces facial recognition, touch ID for iPhones

WhatsApp introduces facial recognition, touch ID for iPhones

February 5, 2019 10:46 pm

New Delhi: Social media platform WhatsApp Tuesday said it has added facial recognition and touch ID features for iPhone users to enhance data privacy and security. “At WhatsApp, we care deeply about private messaging, and today we’re excited to introduce Touch ID and Face ID on iPhone to help prevent someone from taking your phone and reading your messages,” WhatsApp said in a statement. This feature is available on iPhone 5s or later models […]

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Gadkari claims Congress workers in Nagpur support him

BJP not a ‘family party’, it is common man’s party:Gadkari

February 5, 2019 10:38 pm

Hyderabad: In a dig at dynastic politics, Union minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said the BJP is not a “family party like that of mother-son and father-son” and it is a common mans party where a small-time worker like him could rise to become its president and a tea seller could become the country’s Prime Minister. The Narendra Modi government has taken a historic decision to provide 10 per cent quota […]

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Husband doesn't shave, bathe; MP woman files for divorce

Thomas Chandy, 3 others fined Rs 25 lakh for wasting Kerala HC’s time

February 5, 2019 10:36 pm

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 each on former state minister Thomas Chandy and three others for withdrawing their pleas challenging a vigilance court’s proceedings against them in a land grab case. Justice B Sudheendra Kumar observed that withdrawing the petitions at the last stage of the case set a bad precedent and loss of precious judicial time. The […]

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Sterling and Wilson files paper for Rs 4,500-cr IPO

Usha Martin net loss narrows to Rs 35 cr in Oct-Dec

February 5, 2019 10:31 pm

New Delhi: Usha Martin said Tuesday its consolidated net loss narrowed to Rs 35.46 crore in the October-December quarter of 2018-19 from Rs 111.07 crore in the year-ago quarter. Total income during the quarter under review grew to Rs 630.88 crore from Rs 509.85 crore during the October-December quarter of 2017-18, Usha Martin said in a BSE filing. […]

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Fire in slum colony in Mumbai; no casualty reported

Man dies after going into burning house to save dog

February 5, 2019 10:24 pm

Orland (US): Investigators say a Maine man died when he returned to a burning house to get his dog. Maine Public Safety Department spokesman Steve McCausland said the man escaped the fire with the rest of his family before going back inside Monday evening in the town of Orland. Firefighters found his body in the basement hours later after the fire was […]

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Mild tremors felt in parts of Rajasthan

2 low intensity quakes hit HP’s Chamba, Mandi districts

February 5, 2019 10:17 pm

Shimla: Two low intensity quakes shook Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba and Mandi districts on Tuesday. There was no immediate report of any damage. An earthquake measuring 3.2 on Richter scale was recorded in Chamba at 3.51 pm, said Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh. Exactly three hours and 40 minutes later, tremors measuring 3.8 on Richter scale were felt in Mandi, located about 120 kms […]

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n seventh heaven: BJP Cong manifesto aimed at 'balkanisation' of India: BJP 'lucky' about UP poll schedule

BJP’s attempts to poach ruling MLAs will fail:Cong K’TKA chief

February 5, 2019 10:17 pm

Bengaluru: The Congress’ Karnataka unit chief Dinesh Gundu Rao Tuesday continued his tirade against the BJP for its alleged ‘Operation Lotus’ to poach ruling party MLAs and asserted that the saffron party would not succeed in its attempt. Speaking to reporters at Hubballi, Rao said the coalition government would complete its tenure. “They (BJP leaders) have been saying the […]

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Mexico pipeline fire death toll rises to 126

Mexico pipeline fire death toll rises to 126

February 5, 2019 10:13 pm

Mexico City: Mexican officials say the death toll from a Jan. 18 fire at an illegally tapped pipeline has risen to 126 after more people died of their injuries. Sixty-eight people died at the scene in the town of Tlahuelilpan in the central state of Hidalgo. The fire erupted after residents gathered to collect gasoline from a leaking tap […]

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Priyanka Gandhi urges voters to make Lok Sabha elections about real issues

Priyanka Gandhi gets an office at Congress HQ, holds informal meetings

February 5, 2019 9:42 pm

New Delhi: Newly-appointed Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has got an office, adjacent to the room of her brother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, at the party headquarters on Akbar Road here. She will attend the first official meeting of the Congress party after assuming the new role on Thursday. Rahul Gandhi has convened the meeting of all general secretaries and in-charges of various states to […]

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