Trump accuses media of ignoring Obama-era Russia u-deal

Washington, Oct 20 : The President of the US on Thursday accused the mainstream media of ignoring fresh details about the controversial 2010 approval of a deal that gave Russia control over a large chunk of US uranium resources. Donald Trump made his remarks on Twitter two days after the Hill reported that prior to […]

Raj Thackeray says ‘Happy Birthday, Bachchan’ with caricatures

Mumbai, Oct 11 : Cartoonist and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Wednesday paid a unique tribute to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on the actor’s 75th birthday. Thackeray has sketched six caricatures of Bachchan detailing his journey in Indian cinema from 1970 to 2017. “Many actors have, down the decades, earned their spurs in […]

Government lost high moral ground after defending Jay Shah: Yashwant

Patna, Oct 11 : Dissident BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday slammed the government for defending party chief Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah over allegations hurled against him and said it had thus lost its high moral ground. “I don’t want to comment on the merit of the case as it is a matter of […]

Twitter launches ‘Happening Now’ feature for new users

San Francisco, Oct 11 : Twitter has launched a new feature called “Happening Now” that will showcase newcomers on its platform tweets about events. “Happening Now” will highlight groups of tweets about a topic — starting with sports — and will expand to other areas like entertainment and breaking news, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday. “Feel […]

Goa Congress condemns restrictions on media

Panaji, Oct 10 : The Congress state unit on Tuesday condemned Goa’s BJP-led government’s decision to ban journalists at the State Secretariat on Wednesdays when weekly Cabinet meetings are held. “I condemn the government’s decision to ban journalists from the Secretariat on days the Cabinet meeting is held. You (media) all are not hiding anything, […]

Flipboard launches programme to help publishers

San Francisco, Oct 10 : Flipboard — a personalised magazine application designed for phones, tablets and PCs — on Tuesday announced the launch of a programme that would help publishers build new traffic. CEO Mike McCue said Flipboard isn’t going to let everyone into the app. Instead, there is going to be a review process […]