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British government ‘covered up’ its role in Amritsar massacre in India

October 29, 2017 14:15 PM

The government has been accused of covering up the full extent of the UK’s support for India’s bloody crackdown on Sikhs in 1984. A new report calls for a full inquiry into the role played by Margaret Thatcher’s government in the events leading up to a massacre in which hundreds, possibly thousands, of Sikhs and Indian soldiers died. In 2014 David Cameron ordered a review after the accidental release of secret documents revealed that a British SAS officer had been drafted in to advise the Indian authorities on removing armed Sikh militants from the Golden Temple at Amritsar, Sikhism’s holiest shrine.

JFK files: Release of assassination documents adds fuel to conspiracy fires

October 29, 2017 13:40 PM

IF anyone was expecting that the 2800 declassified documents that have been released into the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy would provide more clarity into his assassination. and who was behind it, they would be feeling a little disappointed.

Why Dreaming May Be Important for Your Health

October 29, 2017 11:10 AM

Doctors have warned for years that Americans are not getting enough sleep, with health consequences ranging from drowsy driving and irritability to an increased risk of dementia, heart disease and early death. Now, a recent study suggests that one particular type of sleep may be especially important when it comes to how the brain responds to stressful situations.

Fears for Lionel Messi's safety after ISIS releases his sick poster of crying blood

October 28, 2017 14:11 PM

Argentinian football chiefs held a meeting with the Russian ambassador over safety fears sparked by a sick image ISIS mock up of Lionel Messi crying blood.

New AI system can predict earthquakes: Study

October 28, 2017 13:34 PM

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to successfully predict earthquakes, an advance that may help prepare for natural disasters and potentially save lives.

Tamannaah to copy Rajinikanth on ‘Lip Sing Battle'

October 28, 2017 08:42 AM

Indian actress Tamannaah Bhatia will copy superstar Rajinikanth on TV show ‘Lip Sing Battle’. "This is my tribute to a person who has been my childhood inspiration. It was one of the most challenging roles I've ever played so far," Tamannaah said in a statement.

‘Krrish 4’: Katrina not offered

October 28, 2017 08:36 AM

Though Katrina Kaif has reportedly expressed her desire to play a superheroine in a film, she denies being offered Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Krrish 4’.

Fair City cast 'shocked' by star's Everest adventure plans

October 25, 2017 17:22 PM

DUBLIN, Oct 25: Fair City star Amy O’Dwyer is jetting off to Nepal on Saturday to take on the Mount Everest base camp challenge, and she said her co-stars were shocked when they heard the news first.

Why Are Dogs Scared of Fireworks? 11 Things You Should Know

October 18, 2017 08:52 AM

Do fireworks scare your dog? He/she’s not alone. While fireworks are fun for humans, the loud, unexpected sounds of fireworks cause stress and anxiety for a lot of dogs. Here are 11 things to know about why your dog gets anxious and what you can do to help.

Aishwarya and Rajkummar to feature in ‘Fanney Khan’

October 18, 2017 08:41 AM

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen next in ‘Fanney Khan’, co-starring Rajkummar Rao and Anil Kapoor. While the actress is expected to kick off her scheduled shoot soon after Diwali, here is an interesting update.

Tips for Preventing Acne

October 15, 2017 13:02 PM

Pimples are a normal skin condition that affect many people. Pimples are an inflammation of the skin in which the sebaceous glands (oil glands) become infected with bacteria, swell up, and fill with puss. Here are some tips to prevent acne.

I hope one day to get a best actor Oscar: Jackie Chan

October 14, 2017 17:30 PM

LOS ANGELES, Oct 14: Action star Jack Chan has said hopes to win the Academy Award for Best Actor one day.

Official trailer of ‘Kahi Katai’ out

October 14, 2017 10:14 AM

Directed by Sabir Shrestha, the official trailer of the movie ‘Kahi Katai’ has been released on the internet. The movie features actors Shiwani Giri, Dilip Rayamajhi, Kishor Khatiwada, Sonam Baraphungma and Uma Baby, and it orbits around romance as well as family drama.

Esha wishes trollers get a job

October 14, 2017 10:11 AM

Actress Esha Gupta, who has been a victim of trolls, said everyone has the right to opinion, but trollers will trollon posts. She just wishes they get a job.

Facebook beefs up food delivery options from its app

October 14, 2017 08:21 AM

WASHINGTON (AFP): Facebook on Friday announced a new feature to make it easier for users to order meals from nearby restaurants and service providers without leaving the social network. A new “order food” feature rolled out for US users lets Facebook users order delivery or takeout from restaurant chains such as Papa John’s and Panera, and on-demand services including Delivery.com and DoorDash.

2008 Aarushi murder case: Allahabad High Court acquits Talwars

October 12, 2017 18:46 PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 12: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday acquitted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the 2008 Aarushi-Hemraj murder case. The court ordered that the couple, whom a CBI court had in 2013 sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering their 14-year-daughter and domestic help in their Noida home, be immediately released as circumstantial evidence against the duo was inconclusive and their guilt could not be sufficiently established.

Anupam Kher appointed new FTII chairman

October 11, 2017 16:49 PM

MUMBAI, Oct 11: Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been appointed as the chairman of Film and Television Institute of India in Pune on Wednesday.

5 things about Ashishma Nakarmi

October 9, 2017 09:23 AM

Having starred in more than a dozen of Newari movies, Ashishma Nakarmi had entered the Nepali film industry with her first movie ‘Antaraal’ in 2013. Ever since, her acting career has been progressing and brining movies into her kitty.

Shaandar to Raees: First looks that impressed

October 9, 2017 09:19 AM

One of the most awaited films of 2018, 'Kedarnath' will mark the on-screen debut of Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. Sara has grown up to be one beautiful woman and is often the center of the media glare.

Japanese woman 'dies from overwork' after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

October 6, 2017 15:14 PM

TOKYO, Oct 6: Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labor inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.