Vietnam, Morocco agree to cement parliamentary cooperation (2 minutes ago)
Hanoi, Dec 18 (IANS/MAP) The heads of the highest legislative bodies of Vietnam and Morocco agreed here on Monday to bolster all-round cooperation, especially parliamentary cooperation.
Melting East Antarctic ice sheet may cause global sea level rise (4 minutes ago)
New York, Dec 18 (IANS) The East Antarctic ice sheet -- one of the two large ice sheets in Antarctica and the largest on the entire planet -- may contribute substantially to global sea level rise, finds a study.
2 rob Navy officer's son, relative of mobiles; held (4 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Two persons were arrested on Monday for robbing a Naval officer's son and his cousin of their mobiles phones here, police said.
Anna Kendrick said no to 'tighter clothes' (4 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Anna Kendrick says that she rejected the idea that she and her co-stars should wear tighter and sexier clothing in upcoming film "Pitch Perfect 3".
Tina Thadani goes vegan for a Hollywood TV project (Movie Snippets) (4 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Tina Thadani turned to a keto diet and dropped non-vegetarian for her role in an upcoming Hollywood TV drama titled "Guru".
Poll results swing equity indices, close trade in green (Roundup) (4 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices on Monday danced to the tunes of the assembly polls results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh to finally close with gains after swinging from the extreme negative to the positive.
Nitish Kumar taunts Congress over defeat in Gujarat (4 minutes ago)
Patna, Dec 18 (IANS) BJP ally, Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U President Nitish Kumar on Monday taunted the Congress, saying the party had claimed victory in Gujarat and it lost Himachal Pradesh too. He also congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah over the party winning in both states.
Indian software market to hit $5.1 bn in 2018: IDC (4 minutes ago)
Bengaluru, Dec 18 (IANS) Indian software market is expected to grow at 11.9 per cent (year-on-year) and touch $5.1 billion by the end of 2018, market research firm IDC said on Monday.
GSTN allows option for monthly, quarterly filing of GSTR 1 (6 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has introduced a new function on its portal to allow taxpayers to choose the frequency of filing the GSTR 1 form summarising an assessee's sales on a quarterly or monthly basis, the IT services provider announced on Monday.
I-League: Mohun Bagan eager to return to winning ways (Preview) (6 minutes ago)
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will be eager to get back to winning ways when they host I-League newcomers Neroca FC at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.
Ranji Trophy: Nair's unbeaten ton gives Karnataka control vs Vidarbha (6 minutes ago)
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) Karnataka rode Karun Nair's brilliant unbeaten ton to be in the driver's seat by posting 294/8 against Vidarbha who struggled despite Rajneesh Gurbani's five-wicket haul on the second day of their Ranji Trophy semi-final here on Monday.
Austria coalition with far-right party sworn in (6 minutes ago)
Vienna, Dec 18 (IANS) The new government of Austria, a coalition formed by the conservative People's Party (OVP) and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO), was sworn in on Monday amid protests in the capital.
Guddi Maruti joins 'Hum Paanch ...' (10 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Guddi Maruti has been roped in to play the role of Dulari Devi in the new TV show "Hum Paanch Ab Aaega Asli Mazaa".
85 persons travel to-and-fro on Poonch-Rawalakot cross-LoC bus service (14 minutes ago)
Jammu, Dec 18 (IANS) The cross Line of Control (LoC) bus service between Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rawalakot in Pakistan-administered Kashmir carried 85 passengers across the divided state, officials said.
Drug users can dance all night, alcohol drinkers cannot: Parrikar (22 minutes ago)
Panaji, Dec 18 (IANS) Admitting that there was a need to control rave parties in the state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that those who consume drugs can dance till morning, while those who drink alcohol can dance only for two to three hours.
Gujarat rejected Congress' divisive, casteist politics: Rupani (24 minutes ago)
Ahmedabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday said the people of the state had rejected the "divisive and casteist politics" of the Congress and voted for the BJP's development model.
Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence training centre, 1 militant killed (Lead) (28 minutes ago)
Kabul, Dec 18 (IANS) At least one militant was killed on Monday in an attack on a training centre of Afghanistan's main intelligence agency in Kabul, where terrorists and security forces are engaged in a shootout, officials said.
Time is best inheritance for children: Soha (17:30)
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, also a mother, says the best inheritance people can give to children is time.
Honoured to play young Baba Ramdev: Naman Jain (17:28)
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) National Award winning child artist Naman Jain says he is honoured to portray the child life of yoga guru Baba Ramdev in his upcoming biopic TV series "Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh".
Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar, Yes Bank's Kapoor named most respected entrepreneurs (17:22)
Bengaluru, Dec 18 (IANS) Biotechnology major Biocon's Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shah and Yes Bank's Chief Executive Rana Kapoor were on Monday named the most respected entrepreneurs of the year 2017 by the London-based Hurun Report.
Esha Gupta to own a football team (17:20)
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Esha Gupta is currently working to form her own women football team as she wants to create and promote awareness about girls playing the sport.
Army chief in Lucknow (17:18)
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Bipin Rawat on Monday arrived in the state capital here on a day-long visit.
BJP loses Modi's hometown in Gujarat (17:18)
Ahmedabad, Dec 18 (IANS) The BJP has retained its grip over Gujarat but lost Unjha constituency to the Congress that includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hometown of Vadnagar.
Proud of workers for fighting anger with dignity: Rahul (17:16)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) In a veiled jibe at the BJP, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday thanked party workers for fighting "anger with dignity" and demonstrating that the Congress' greatest strength is its "decency and courage", in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh state elections.
Jay-Z receives death threat (17:16)
Los Angeles, Dec 18 (IANS) Rapper Jay-Z has received a death threat from a gunman George Zimmerman.