No confidence motion: After his speech, Rahul hugs Modi

No confidence motion: After his speech, Rahul hugs Modi

New Delhi: After his speech, Rahul Gandhi walks across to PM Modi, hugs him and shakes hands with him; both exchange few words, PTI reported on Friday. Earlier, Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched a frontal attack on the NDA government in Lok Sabha over unfulfilled promises and questioned the Rafale deal demanding answers from Prime […]

Woman killed after hit by train in Jammu

Jammu: A 36-year-old woman from Chhattisgarh was killed after being hit by a goods train in Jammu, an official of the Government Railway Police (GRP) said today. Savitri Devi, belonging to a family of labourers, was residing in a temporary shelter near the railway tracks. She was crossing the tracks at Sainik Colony in the […]

WhatsApp limits forwarding msgs to check rumours, fake news

WhatsApp limits forwarding msgs to check rumours, fake news

New Delhi: WhatsApp on Friday announced curbs on its service in India including limiting forwarding messages to five chats at once. In a statement, Whatsapp said it is launching a test to limit forwarding on the app. In addition, it said it will “remove the quick forward button next to media messages.” “We believe that […]

Seventh suspect arrested in Gauri Lankesh killing: SIT

Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team probing the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested the seventh suspect in the case, according a senior police official. “A person identified as Mohan Nayak, 50, was arrested from Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka,” SIT investigating officer M N Ancheth told PTI here. Nayak was arrested on July 18 […]

78 women prisoners of Mumbai jail fall ill, hospitalised

Mumbai: As many as 78 women prisoners of Byculla jail were admitted to the state-run J J Hospital in Mumbai today after they complained of nausea, vomiting and loose motion, hospital sources said. The admission of the inmates to the hospital started around 10 am after they informed the jail authorities about the health problems, […]

Country’s rulers ‘butchers’, they save animals and kill humans: Sena

Country’s rulers ‘butchers’, they save animals and kill humans: Sena

Mumbai: Slamming the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, which faces a no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha today, its ally Shiv Sena said that those ruling the country are “butchers, who save animals but kill humans”. In an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, the Sena doubted the mandate with which the Modi government came to power, alleging […]

WhatsApp to restrict Forwarding media file limits

WhatsApp to restrict Forwarding media file limits

Srinagar: WhatsApp is testing a new feature to limit the spread of spam and misinformation on the platform, media reports said on Friday. The messaging app will now enforce a forwarding limit on all messages, videos, photos which are shared. In India, WhatsApp will test a lower limit of five chats at once, and then […]

No confidence motion: Debate underway in LS

No confidence motion: Debate underway in LS

Srinagar: Lok Sabha is currently debating a no-confidence motion against the BJP-led NDA government, The Indian Express reported on Friday. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is expected to lead the Opposition charge, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply to the debate later in the day. In its first test of unity, the Opposition is likely […]

Rupee hits all-time low of 69.12 against US dollar

Rupee hits all-time low of 69.12 against US dollar

Mumbai: Continuing its slide for the third session, the rupee today collapsed to a life-time low of 69.12 against the US dollar after the Chinese central bank weakened its daily reference rate for the yuan by the most in two years. The yuan dropped further by 0.28 per cent to 6.7943 per dollar, its lowest […]