President stresses on quality skill training for youth

New Delhi, Oct 9 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday underlined the need to equip the youth with necessary skills through proper training and facilitate their greater interaction with the industry. “Majority of our population will increasingly be in the working age group in the coming years. To tap this demographic dividend and to bridge […]

LeT operative gets lifer for plotting terror attacks in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Oct 5 : A sessions court on Wednesday sentenced convicted Kashmiri militant Bilal Ahmed Kota to life imprisonment for plotting to carry out terror attacks in the city as a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit operative nearly a decade ago. “Bilal Ahmed Kota alias Imran Jalal has been sentenced to life imprisonment for hatching a criminal […]

Kanye West reschedules tour dates after Kim robbery

Los Angeles, Oct 4 : Rapper Kanye West has rescheduled the dates of his Saint Pablo Tour after his wife and reality TV star Kim Kardashian was robbed in Paris. West has postponed two upcoming concerts in Philadelphia and Detroit to December, reports “Due to family concerns, this week’s Philadelphia and Detroit dates on […]

PM stokes fear of attacks to rally Hungarians to vote down migrant quotas

By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST, Sep 30 : Prime Minister Viktor Orban urged Hungarians to reject European Union migrant quotas in a referendum on Sunday, evoking the fear of a militant attack to rally people to the polls in a vote that looks uncertain to reach the required turnout. Orban has been at the forefront of […]

Over 50% Indian online daters face security issues

New Delhi, Sep 28 : With the growing trend of online dating services and apps, three in five (59 per cent) Indian online daters are now facing security issues as these platforms have become hotbeds for cybercriminals, a new study revealed on Wednesday. “In India, about 38 per cent of consumers admitted to have used […]

Girl dies in Kashmir road accident after stone pelting

Srinagar, Sep 27 : A girl was killed and her sister injured on Tuesday when they were hit by an SUV driving fast in reverse gear after it was chased by a stone pelting mob on the Srinagar outskirts, police said. “The sports utility vehicle was moving backwards after it faced heavy stone-pelting by a […]