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    CBI seeks extension of Chidambaram's judicial custody in INX Media case

    New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram was produced in a Delhi court Thursday on the expiry of his 14-day judicial custody in connection with the INX Media corruption case. The CBI sought extension of the veteran Congress leader's judicial remand before Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Chidambaram, opposed the...

    • 19 min ago
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    This tool could unlock your smartphone with earbuds

    New York: Soon you may be able to unlock your smartphone with earbuds as researchers are developing a biometric tool to do that. Besides reducing the need for passcodes, fingerprints, facial recognition and other biometrics, the tool called EarEcho would be ideal for situations where users are required to verify their identity such as making mobile payments. It could also eliminate the need to...

    • 24 min ago
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    Imran Khan leaves for Saudi Arabia to discuss Kashmir, bilateral issues

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday left on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia to discuss bilateral and regional matters, including the Kashmir issue, with the Kingdom's leadership. Prime Minister Khan will 'discuss with the Saudi leadership the various dimensions of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, arising from India's illegal and unilateral actions of August 5...

    • 27 min ago
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    Agricultural dept conducts raids on urea hoarders in Nuapada

    Nuapada: Amidst allegations of widespread black marketing of urea by hoarders in Nuapada district, Agricultural Department Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at many places in this district. A special squad comprising of district agricultural officer Ajay Kumar Senapti, sub-project officer Sudhansu Sekhar Sahoo and assistant agricultural officer Himansu Kumar Mohapatra raided shop...

    • 33 min ago
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    Adult film star Jessica Jaymes passes away

    Los Angeles: Adult film star Jessica Jaymes who appeared on the show 'Weeds' is dead. She was 43. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said that Jessica Michael Redding, who goes by the stage name Jessica Jaymes, was found unresponsive Tuesday at her home on the 900 block of Hayvenhurst Avenue in San Fernando Valley, California. She was pronounced dead at 4.20 p.m. Her cause of death remains under...

    • 35 min ago
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    Normal life remains disrupted in Kashmir on 46th consecutive day

    Srinagar: Incidents of miscreants threatening shopkeepers and vandalising private vehicles have been reported from many places in Kashmir Valley where normal life remained disrupted for the 46th day Thursday following abrogation of Article 370, officials said. They said private cars have come under stone-pelting at many places as the miscreants want to enforce shutdown....

    • 35 min ago
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    This is what happened to Earth when two asteroids collided 470 million years ago

    London: Researchers have found that a collision between rocks in space around 470 million years ago greatly influenced the diversity of life on the Earth. The study, published in the journal Science Reports, found that a 150 km asteroid between Jupiter and Mars was crushed 470 million years ago, and the dust spread throughout the inner solar system consisting of...

    • 38 min ago
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    Arbaaz Khan's ex-gf Yellow Mehra turning the heat up on social media; See pics

    Arbaaz Khan's ex-girlfriend Yellow Mehra is a model, an interior designer and a chef by profession. And she has been turning up the heat on social media with her gorgeous photoshoots. Once upon a time, Arbaaz and Yellow shared a great camaraderie together and never shied away from posing together for cameras or sharing their pictures on social media. While there were...

    • 47 min ago
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    Talcher's special employment exchange reels under several issues

    Talcher: The state government's special employment exchange office at Balanda here in Angul district is presently struggling with many problems. The office was opened way back in 1964 at a rented accommodation of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited. The office has since been running from here, at a rent of Rs 17,000 per annum. Considering its present deplorable condition, it would be a...

    • 54 min ago
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    Salepur child rape convict given death penalty

    Cuttack: Cuttack Special POCSO court Thursday awarded death penalty to rape convict Mohammed Mustafa in the sensational 2018 Salepur minor rape and attempt to murder case. Mustafa was convicted by the court for the heinous crime Wednesday, but pronouncement of the penalty was pending. Based on the evidence and the witnesses produced, the court convicted the accused. He is to be hanged till death, a...

    • 58 min ago