‘lion’ director put Dev Patel ‘through hell’

los Angeles, Jan 12 (IANS) Director Garth Davis says that he put actor Dev Patel "through hell in his house" for the film "lion"."I...

MobiKwik launches app in 5 regional languages

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Domestic mobile wallet major MobiKwik on Thursday launched five more regional language versions of its mobile app for its...

Abu Sayyaf threatens to kill German hostage

Manila, Jan 12 (IANS) Filipino terror organisation Abu Sayyaf has released a video threatening to behead a German hostage if Berlin fails to pay...

270 days after Bihar liquor ban, major crimes up 13% (Special...

During a recent visit to Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his alcohol ban policy. He said: "I greet...

Samsung’s lee appears for questioning in bribery probe (Second lead)

Seoul, Jan 12 (IANS) Samsung's heir on Thursday was questioned by investigators as a bribery suspect after special investigators here accelerated their probe into...

Chinese aircraft carrier leaves Taiwan Strait

Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) A Chinese aircraft carrier left the Taiwan Strait on Thursday morning, a day after sailing into it, prompting Taipei to...

UN to evaluate Mexico’s human rights defenders’ condition (lead)

Mexico City, Jan 12 (IANS) UN's special rapporteur Michel Forst will assess the situation of human rights defenders in Mexico, which he said is...

‘Bijli’ portends lifestyle changes in rural Bihar

Raghunathpur (Bihar), Jan 12 (IANS) Unlike in the past, the current cold wave-like conditions don't bother Nagma Khatoon any more. The biting chill has...

Milky Way spewing out planet-size ‘spitballs’

New York, Jan 12 (IANS) When a star comes close to the black hole only to be ripped apart, the outward gas streamer gathers...

‘The Ghazi Attack’ looks patriotic but mediocre

Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Flag-waving is very much in vogue these days. It seems anyone can make a film as long as it panders...

Messi free-kick goal puts Barca in Copa del Rey quarters

Barcelona, Jan 12 (IANS) lionel Messi scored a brilliant free-kick goal against Athletic Bilbao to book a quarterfinal berth for FC Barcelona at the...

India’s first Madame Tussauds museum to open in Delhi in June

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) World famous wax museum Madame Tussauds is set to debut in India in June, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...