112 `First Ladies` who dared to dream and break the glass ceiling

 'First Ladies' from across 112 different fields and professions, including several unsung heroines -- from the first woman porter to the first female auto-rickshaw driver, the first female train and bus driver, and even the first bartender and the first women in the army and navy, who broke the glass ceiling in their respective fields were felicitated on Saturday.

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I know film industry better than many: Neha Dhupia

Actress Neha Dhupia feels she knows the film industry better than many others as she is "pretty much" friends with everyone.

The actress is excited to host "BFFs With Vogue". The show will premiere on Colors Infinity on Saturday.

"I am excited about it. The thing is that I know the industry better than a lot of people and I am friends with

We will definitely try to get Ashwin back in CSK: Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the franchise would be aiming to get Ravichandran Ashwin back in the fold in the upcoming IPL players' auction, reported PTI. Ashwin is back in auction pool after CSK, back in the IPL fold after serving suspension in the aftermath of the 2013 spot-fixing scandal, retained Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja. The players' auction

Facebook might bring Stories on desktop

Although Facebook 'Stories' is not as popular as it is on Instagram and WhatsApp, the social media giant is convinced that the feature can fetch money through effective advertising and due to this, the company might soon launch it on desktop.

The company said that the narrative, ephemeral, camera-first format is the future of sharing… and advertising, Tech Crunch report

Indo-Israel friendship is a match made in heaven: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday termed his country's partnership with India as one "made in heaven", which rests on shared values of love for humanity, democracy and freedom, reported PTI. Addressing the India-Israel Business Summit in Mumbai, Netanyahu mentioned the "deep personal friendship" he shares with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, add

SC allows `Padmaavat` to be screened across India, stays ban

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the orders and notifications issued by Rajasthan and Gujarat governments prohibiting the screening of the controversial movie 'Padmaavat', clearing the decks for its nationwide release on January 25, reported PTI. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also restrained other states from issuing such notifications or orders prohibiting the exhibit

Cavani ties club record, Neymar scores quadruple in PSG`s dominant win

Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani became the joint top scorer in Paris Saint-Germain's history with his 156th goal in all competitions in the football giant's 8-0 demolition of Dijon.

The 21st round of Ligue 1 saw PSG star Neymar score four goals in his return from injury on Wednesday, reports Xinhua news agency.

But the story was about his striker partner,

Arjun Kapoor wraps up shooting for `Sandeep aur Pinky Faraar

Actor Arjun Kapoor has wrapped up shooting for his 10th film titled "Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar". He says working with filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has been amazing.

Arjun on Thursday shared a photograph of himself along with Banerjee and his co-star Parineeti Chopra from the film's set, on Instagram.

"So, I just wrapped my 10th film with my first ev

Facebook feature to let group members watch videos together

 Facebook has introduced a feature called "Watch Party" that will let the members of a group watch videos and interact with each other at the same time.

"In a Watch Party, members of a group can watch videos together in the same space at the same time -- videos are chosen by the group admins and moderators and can be any public videos on Facebook (live or recorded)

Galaxy On7 Prime with `Samsung Mall` now in India

Refreshing its budget segment, Samsung India on Wednesday launched Galaxy On7 Prime -- the first smartphone from the South Korean tech giant that comes with a "Make for India" feature named Samsung Mall.

The 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs 14,990 while the 3GB RAM and 32GB of onboard storage variant will cost Rs 12,990. Both the variants come with m

ISRO releases first image taken by Cartosat-2 series satellite

The first day image captured by India’s recently launched weather observation Cartosat-2 series satellite shows a part of Indore city in Madhya Pradesh with the Holkar Cricket Stadium in the centre, reported PTI. The image was acquired on January 15, three days after the launch of the satellite, and released yesterday on the website of the Bengaluru-headquartered Indian Space Research Org

No Haj subsidy from this year: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

There will be no subsidy for Haj from this year, minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said as per the PTI report. Naqvi told reporters that despite the subsidy withdrawal, a record number of 1.75 lakh Muslims will undertake the pilgrimage this year from India. Naqvi also said that the Saudi Arabian government has in principle agreed to allow Haj journey from India by ships and official

Google, Coursera launch new programme for entry-level IT jobs

Google and US-based online education company Coursera on Wednesday launched Google IT Support Professional Certificate programme that will help create entry-level IT support jobs globally, including in India.

The industry-relevant curriculum will allow learners to share their information with companies looking to hire entry-level support professionals, including Bank of America, Walma

Google denies making comeback to China with Maps

Denying media reports, technology giant Google on Tuesday said it is not making a comeback in China -- where many of its services remain blocked since 2010 -- with its Maps.

"The company has not made any announcements or changes to Maps for China. A web version has been available in the country 'for years'," 9to5Google quoted a Google spokesperson as saying.

Absolutely no crisis now in SC, says Bar Council of India

The Bar Council of India today said there was "absolutely no crisis now" in the Supreme Court and normalcy will be restored soon in the higher judiciary that saw four top judges coming out in the open against the Chief Justice of India, reported PTI. BCI Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra told PTI that a seven- member delegation yesterday met Justice Ranjan Gogoi, one of the four judges who

Need strong global response to defeat terrorism: Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind called for greater cooperation between India and Israel in countering terrorism and said a strong global response would defeat the menace in all its manifestations, reported PTI. Welcoming visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who called on Kovind today, the president said India-Israel security cooperation was defined by their common fight against terrori

President , Prime Minister greet troops on Army Day

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the officers and troops of the Indian Army on the occasion of Army Day, reported PTI. "On Army Day, greetings to the valiant men and women of the Indian Army, to veterans and to families of those who have worn the uniform. You are our nation's pride, the sentinels of our liberty. Citizens sleep securely knowing yo

Armed Forces Veterans` Day observed

Former Army chief General Shankar Roy Chowdhury and Air Chief Marshal (retd) Arup Raha paid homage to those who made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty, marking the second Armed Forces Veterans' Day yesterday, reported PTI. Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C), Eastern Command, was the senior most serving officer to pay tributes at the wreath l

UN hails India, China for fighting climate change

India and China are “strongly committed” to the leadership in fighting climate change and ensuring they do not suffer its “devastating” impacts at a time when others are “failing”, the UN has said according to the PTI report. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the UN has a “very solid commitment” for climate action, pointing out that African

Tourism will help promote dialogue, ensure peace: Mehbooba Mufti

Tourism is one of the best means to promote dialogue as it gives ample opportunity to people to know each other better, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said as per the PTI report. "Tourism promotes interactions at people's level, removes misgivings and creates bonds of amity among various sections of society. That is why every tourist visiting the state is a step to

It`s a flop show, say regional publishers of World Book Fair

Amidst the huge rush at the stalls of prominent publishing houses like Penguin and Harper Collins in English or Rajkamal Publications or Ved Prakashan in Hindi at the World Book Fair, regional publishers are battling to pull the crowds to their stalls.

This has seen the participation of more than 800 publishers. There are around 30 regional publishers, lower than previous years. But e

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to return with key NASA cargo

Carrying approximately 4,100 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft was set to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday.

Dragon is the only space station resupply spacecraft currently able to return cargo to Earth.

The spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Compl

Djokovic looks forward to trying out `new serve` at Australian Open

After sitting out most of 2017 tennis season with a career threatening injury, former World No.1 Novak Djokovic has spent the last six months reassessing his serving technique.

"It was an obviously part of my game that I had to address because of my elbow issues," the Serbian said on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.

"Although it's not entirely differe

Kabir Khan directs sequel to campaign starring SRK

Director Kabir Khan, who has helmed a campaign featuring Shah Rukh Khan, says he has always aspired to work with the superstar.

Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) revealed the first short film of "2.0 #BeMyGuest" campaign on Saturday. It is the first-ever collaboration between Shah Rukh and Kabir.

"I have always aspired to

India a heaven for photographers: Egyptian shutterbugs

It was in 2001 that Egyptian photographer Ashraf Talaat visited India for the first time, and since then, he has made 16 trips to the country, making it almost an annual ritual. Having visited and taken pictures in 52 countries, Talaat says no country "inspired" him more than India. "India is the most inspiring country. I took so many photographs there...more than any other count