Airlift
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Airlift | Movie Review – Akshay at his best

Airlift has one of Akshay Kumar’s best performances – along with other sterling acts. Rich Indian-origin businessman Ranjit Katyal (Akshay) loves profits and dislikes the idea of India. But Ranjit’s golden life in the desert […]

Entertainment

Chalk N Duster | MOVIE REVIEW

STORY: Teachers Vidya Sawant (Shabana Azmi) and Jyoti Thakur (Juhi Chawla) impart knowledge and values to students in a middle-class school. However, when an ambitious shrew becomes the principal, they are forced to wage a […]

India

He made mistakes, so did I: President Pranab Mukherjee on Rajiv Gandhi

NEW DELHI (TIP): Noting that he has been maintaining a daily diary for years, President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday underlined the complexities a politician faces when he decides to bring out facts related to governance in […]

India

NETAJI SC BOSE FILES: HERE IS WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR

NEW DELHI (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23 unveiled 100 declassified documents on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at the National Archives of India. The documents are still not available in the public domain, […]

India

Lutyens’ Delhi, 19 others make cut for smart cities

NEW DELHI (TIP): Lutyens’ zone, already considered among the most pampered areas in India, has made it to the list of 20 cities to be turned into Smart Cities as part of the Modi government’s […]

Is Hindutva baggage diluting Modi's development focus
India

Sack erring govt officials: PM Modi’s stern message to secretaries | Modi pulls up the govt

NEW DELHI (TIP): Going tough on non-performers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent out a stern message to government officials who have not corrected their professional conduct despite repeated warnings. During his monthly interaction with […]

India

Muftis vacate CM’s official residence, spark speculation

SRINAGAR (TIP): Quietly and without fuss, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and her mother Gulshah Mufti, widow of Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, vacated the Jammu & Kashmir CM’s official residence last week, a senior government official said. […]

Europe

Australian accused of planning to pack kangaroo with bomb

MELBOURNE (TIP): A teenage suspect discussed with a British accomplice packing a kangaroo with explosives before setting it loose on Australian police officers, prosecutors alleged on Thursday. Sevdet Ramadan Besim was ordered in the Melbourne […]

Middle East

Obama calls for efforts to counter Islamic State in Libya

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Barack Obama directed his national security advisers on Thursday to counter efforts by Islamic State to expand into Libya and other countries, the White House said. Islamic State militants have taken […]

Middle East

Syrian Kurds ‘plan big attack’ to seal Turkish border

BEIRUT (TIP): The powerful Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and its local allies have drawn up plans for a major attack to seize the final stretch of the Syrian-Turkish border held by Islamic State jihadists, a […]

Europe

Man arrested with 2 handguns at Disneyland Paris hotel

PARIS (TIP): A French police official says a man found to be carrying two handguns has been arrested at a hotel at Disneyland Paris. The official said no one was injured during the arrest on […]

India

Hema Malini given 2,000 square metre plot for just Rs 70,000

MUMBAI (TIP): Eyebrows were raised when actress and BJP MP Hema Malini was alloted land in Andheri for setting up a dance academy. Now in what could add fuel to the fire it transpires that […]

Captured Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Naved Yakub. (Photo: PTI)
India

Udhampur terror: 9 LeT cadres named in NIA chargesheet

UDHAMPUR (TIP): Nine Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) cadres were on Wedenesday named in a charge sheet filed by National Investigation Agency in last year’s terror attack case in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur. Two Pakistani terrorists of LeT […]

Rohith Vemula
India

GOVT SETS UP JUDICIAL PANEL TO PROBE DALIT STUDENT’S SUICIDE

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Centre on January 28  formed a one-man judicial commission headed by former Allahabad High Court judge Ashok Kumar Roopanwal to probe the suicide of PhD student Rohith Vemula in the University […]

Melissa Mark-Viverito
United States

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Announce Expansion of New York City’s Outreach Engagement with Community Media

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced, January 27, an expansion of New York City’s outreach and engagement with community and ethnic media outlets across the five boroughs. Today’s […]

Tsai Ing-Wen of the Democratic Progressive Party was elected President with 56% of the vote defeating Kuomintang's Eric Chu
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India, Taiwan and China Triangle Opportunity for Strategic Balancing

History, despite Francis Fukuyama’s prediction of it having ended, was made on Saturday, January 16th 2016 inthe “Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu”, aka Chinese Taipei, aka Republic of China or the de […]

The President Beena Kothari (seated) with IALI family
United States

India Association of Long Island New Executive Takes Oath of Office

LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): For the first time in the history of India Association of Long Island (IALI), the oath & inauguration ceremony was organized in Suffolk County where IALI was born 37 years ago. […]

Politics

Donald Trump’s Twitter insults: The complete list (so far)

WASHINGTON (TIP): Mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey is “not a nice person.” The golf swing of actor Samuel L. Jackson is “not athletic.” A lectern in the Oval Office “looks odd” and the mobile […]

Adam Szubin
United States

Putin is a picture of corruption, says US official

LONDON (TIP): A senior US treasury official has directly accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of corruption. The US government imposed sanctions against a number of Kremlin insiders in 2014 after Russia‘s annexation of Crimea in […]

United States

Next US President’s limo spotted undergoing secret tests

WASHINGTON (TIP): A new advanced version of ‘The Beast’, the heavily armoured bomb-proof limousine of the US President, has been spotted undergoing secret tests so that it is ready for Barack Obama‘s successor. The Department […]

Entertainment

SONAKSHI SINHA ON DATE HUNT FOR ‘HASEENA’

Sonakshi Sinha was compelled to come out of her Twitter hiatus to clear the air surrounding her project ‘Haseena’ hitting a roadblock. The actress says she is trying to squeeze out time and dates to shoot […]

Entertainment

PARINEETI TO STAR IN DHOOM 4!

After making heads turn with her all new svelte and sexy avatar, Parineeti Chopra has once again managed to grab eyeballs. According to a report on Filmfare, Parineeti has been cast as the female lead in Yash […]

Entertainment

THE HATEFUL EIGHT | MOVIE REVIEW

STORY: In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter, John Ruth (Kurt Russell) is escorting his prisoner, Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh) to Red Rock to collect a 10-thousand dollar reward. The blizzard […]

LIV TYLER
Entertainment

LIV TYLER CALLS HER THIRD PREGNANCY AMAZING

Actress Liv Tyler, who is expecting her third child, finds the experience “fun”. Although she was “tired” because she had a “little cold”, the actress recently beamed on the arrivals carpet at an awards ceremony here, […]

Entertainment

JENNIFER LAWRENCE TO PLAY MARITA LORENZ IN NEXT

Golden Globe-winner Jennifer Lawrence is set to play Marita Lorenz, the German woman who had an affair with Cuban politician Fidel Castro, in an upcoming Sony Pictures film. Penned by Eric Warren Singer, who was co-writer […]