World

ISIS used UK companies to finance terror: Report

LONDON (TIP): The Islamic State terror group has used a network of companies operating out of Wales in the UK to finance terror plots, including the recent attacks in Spain, a media report said on Sunday. In an incident in […]

World

UK SEES DIP IN WORK VISA APPLICATIONS FROM INDIA

LONDON (TIP): The number of skilled work visa applications from Indian nationals to live and work in the UK has dropped by 4% this year, Home Office said today, amid the government’s tightening of the visa regime. The UK […]

World

Dawood Ibrahim on UK asset freeze list with 3 Pakistan addresses and 21 aliases

LONDON (TIP): India‘s most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim remains the only “Indian national” on an updated list of financial sanctions released by the UK which also listed 21 aliases for the underworld don. The mafia boss appears on the UK Treasury […]

World

THAI SC ISSUES ARREST WARRANT AGAINST EX-PM

BANGKOK (TIP): The Supreme Court of Thailand on Friday issued an arrest warrant against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after she failed to appear for the verdict in her trial over a rice subsidies scheme. The court scheduled the hearing for September 27 and issued […]

World

WORLD’S LARGEST SAMOSA RECORD SMASHED IN LONDON

LONDON (TIP): The world record for the largest samosa was smashed in London on Tuesday by a whopping version of the popular Asian snack weighing in at 153.1 (337.5 pounds) kilogrammes. A dozen volunteers from the Muslim Aid […]

World

41 DEAD IN TWO BRAZIL BOAT WRECKS: OFFICIALS

RIO DE JANEIRO (TIP): The death toll from two separate ferry wrecks in Brazil surged on Thursday, with 41 people killed overall, according to authorities. The public safety department in north-central Para state said 19 people were confirmed dead so far […]

World

US-South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

SEOUL (TIP): South Korea and the United States began annual war games on Monday, US Forces Korea said, amid heated warnings by Pyongyang that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region. Tens of thousands of troops are taking part in the “Ulchi Freedom […]

World

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

DUBAI (TIP): Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran. In announcing its decision, Qatar did […]

World

CIVILIANS AMONG 30 DEAD IN YEMEN AIR RAIDS

SANAA (TIP):Air raids on Yemen s rebel-held capital on Wednesday killed more than 30 people, including civilians, local and international aid organisations said. Hussein al-Tawil, head of the Sanaa branch of Yemen Red Crescent, said at least […]

Entertainment

MOVIE REVIEW THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD

CAST: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Élodie Yung, Joaquim de Almeida, Kirsty Mitchell, Richard E. Grant DIRECTION: Patrick Hughes GENRE: Action DURATION: 1 hour 58 minutes STORY A hitman who is scheduled to […]

Entertainment

EMMA STONE BECOMES HIGHEST-PAID ACTRESS

‘La La Land’ star Emma Stone has surpassed Jennifer Lawrence to claim the top spot in a magazine highest-paid actresses list. Stone, 28, became the toast of Hollywood with her portrayal of a struggling actor, Mia, in the Damien Chazelledirected movie, a role […]

Entertainment

KRISTEN STEWART THREATENS TO SUE OVER LEAKED NUDE PICS

After her nude pictures got leaked, ‘Twilight’ actress Kristen Stewart got her lawyers involved. The 27-year-old has demanded the websites to take down nude photos of them that were illegally hacked. The ‘Personal Shopper’ star’s lawyer, Scott Whitehead, fired off a […]

Entertainment

MOVIE REVIEW : BAREILLY KI BARFI

CAST: Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Seema Pahwa DIRECTION: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari GENRE: Romantic Comedy DURATION: 2 hours 2 minutes STORY Bitti Mishra (Kriti) is a bohemian Bareilly girl who falls deeply in love […]

Entertainment

JACQUELINE: I’VE A GENUINE INTEREST IN LEARNING URDU

She has Sri Lankan roots, grew up in Bahrain and is now loving her life in Bollywood. Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she has embraced everything that Mumbai has to offer and now she has a keen interest to learn the […]

Entertainment

BHUMI PEDNEKAR: HEROINES NO MORE A MERE TOOL OF GLAMOUR

On her Bollywood debut, she played an overweight but educated woman who speaks up for her rights. In her second film, she plays a woman who stands up against open defecation. Actress Bhumi Pednekar said it’s a conscious decision […]

United States

Hillary Clinton calls Trump a “creep” in her new book

Clinton says What Happened is full of “moments from the campaign that I wish I could go back and do over,” like the time a 70-year-old man who’d bragged about sexually assaulting women insisted on shadowing her onstage despite the […]

United States

Trump attacks Republican leaders over debt ceiling ‘mess’

WASHINGTON (TIP): Fanning the flames of GOP discord, President Donald Trump accused Republican congressional leaders Thursday of botching efforts to avoid an unprecedented default on the national debt. “Could have been so easynow a mess!” Trump tweeted. The president’s sharp words underscored […]

Indian Americans

National Champion of 2017 MoneyGram Cricket Bee Announced

METUCHEN, NJ (TIP): In a nail biting and dramatic run up to the Finale of the MoneyGram Cricket Bee, Schaumburg’s Alpesh Gohil correctly answered “Michael Holding” in response to the question “who infamously kicked over […]

India

IN POLL MODE, AMIT SHAH SENDS EIGHT TOP MINISTERS TO THREE STATES

NEW DELHI (TIP): BJP chief Amit Shah today appointed eight top-ranking ministers looking after more than 15 key departments in the Narendra Modi government as in charge of three states – Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka, due for elections this year and […]

India

Ram Rahim Singh’s supporters riot after his conviction- Breaking News

Close to 30 people killed and many wounded as supporters of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh protest the  verdict against the MSG. Nearly 30 people have been killed in India as violent protests erupted after a […]

India

Amit Shah, Smriti Irani sworn-in as Rajya Sabha MPs

New Delhi (TIP): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani took oath as Rajya Sabha MPs, in Delhi, on Friday. Chairman, M Venkaiah Naidu, administered the oath of secrecy to both the […]

India

FOCUS ON FLOODS, INFRA AS INDIA, NEPAL INK 8 PACTS

NEW DELHI (TIP): Infrastructure development, measures to improve connectivity, earthquake reconstruction and a concerted effort to tackle the perennial problem of floods on both sides figured prominently during the comprehensive talks between India and Nepal here today. A range […]

India

CBI GRILLS PC’S SON KARTI IN GRAFT CASE

NEW DELHI (TIP): The CBI grilled Karti Chidambaram for about eight hours in connection with an alleged irregularity in Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to a media group, INX Media, for receiving funds from Mauritius when his father P Chidambaram was the […]

India

Rahul Gandhi, Mayawati to skip RJD rally on August 27

Video clips of chief minister Nitish Kumar’s statements against PM Narendra Modi before the 2015 assembly elections and Modi’s DNA comment and other remarks against Kumar will be played at the rally. PATNA (TIP): RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s proposed ‘BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao’ rally at […]

India

Supreme Court declares triple talaq ‘void’, ‘invalid’

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Supreme Court by a majority verdict Aug 22 (Tuesday) set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims, saying the practice was void, illegal and unconstitutional. The apex court held that the triple talaq was […]