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Hamburg hold Karlsruhe 1-1 in Bundesliga play-off

Hamburg, May 29: Hamburger SV have avoided a first-leg loss against Karlsruhe SC club thanks to Ivo Ilicevic’s late equaliser on 1-1 in Bundesliga’s promotion play-off game. Second-division side Karlsruhe gave the hosts a hard fight at the Volkspark stadium, yet they remained wasteful on the finish allowing first-division side Hamburg to snatch a late […]

Zenit midfielder Gomes announces departure

St. Petersburg, May 29: Russian Premier League champions Zenit St. Petersburg will face the 2015-16 season without Portuguese midfielder Daniel Gomes. The 31-year-old was set to re-sign with the club following the expiry of his existing contract at the end of the current season but was unable to come to a final agreement with Zenit […]

TV news may lead to racial bias

New York, May 29: Regularly watching television news or reading crime articles in newspapers may lead to racial bias towards social groups, new research suggests. The study examined the effects of news coverage in two cultural contexts – in the US and in Austria. “The results of the studies suggest that in both these countries, […]

Kylie Jenner planning to leave reality TV

Los Angeles, May 29: Kylie Jenner is reportedly quitting reality TV show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” because she felt “blindsided” with the public transition of her father Bruce Jenner. The 17-year-old star has struggled with her 65-year-old father’s decision on gender reassignment and go public with his choice, and is now ready to walk […]

How to look good without eye makeup

New Delhi, May 29: Eyes are said to be the windows to your soul, so enhance and accentuate them without using makeup. Makeup artist Nirmal Randhawa, owner of Indica Makeover studio, shares a few steps to look great and gorgeous sans the conventional eye beautification: * Following basic eye skin care: Applying facial cream to […]

Liquid sodium iodide leak at Delhi airport

New Delhi, May 29: A leak in a consignment of “sodium iodide class 7 category liquid” that had arrived from Istanbul triggered panic at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here early Friday morning, a CISF officer said, adding the situation is under control. “A consignment consisting of ten packets of sodium iodide class 7 […]

Guerrillas decamp with policeman’s rifle in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 29: Separatist guerrillas on Friday shot at a policeman in south Kashmir’s Shopian district after which they decamped with his service rifle, police said. “Militants fired at Sartaj Ahmad, selection grade constable outside the Kachdoora (Shopian) branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank limited,” a senior police officer told IANS here. “The constable injured […]

‘American Idol’ was worst experience for Mariah Carey

Los Angeles, May 29: Singer Mariah Carey has described her time on singing-based reality show “American Idol” as “the worst experience of my life”. When questioned if she would return for the upcoming season 15 of the “American Idol” series finale, Carey said during a radio show: “Hell no! Absolutely not. That was the worst […]

Not against student’s freedom of expression: IIT Madras

Chennai, May 29: We are not against students’ expression of freedom, but expect them to adhere to certain guidelines, IIT Madras said on Friday after taking action against a student’s group for distributing controversial pamphlets that could create an atmosphere of hate. In a statement issued by its spokesperson, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) […]

NASA captures close-up of dwarf planet Ceres

Washington, May 29: An image of Ceres, clicked by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft on May 23, shows the finer details of the dwarf planet. Ceres is the largest object in the main belt of asteroids between Mars and Jupiter. The spacecraft clicked the image at a distance of 5,100 km with a resolution of 480 meters […]

New DRDO chief takes over, scientists hail appointment

New Delhi, May 29: Radar specialist S. Christopher took charge as the new director general of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and its secretary at on Friday morning, with the appointment being welcomed by defence scientists and officials. Christopher was on Thursday night appointed chief of the premier defence research agency for two years […]

‘Jigarthanda’ director obtains stay on Hindi remake

Chennai, May 29: Filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj has obtained an interim injunction on the Hindi remake of his critically acclaimed Tamil film “Jigarthanda”, alleging the producer of cheating him by selling the remake rights without his knowledge. Reportedly, “Jigarthanda” producer Kathiresan sold the Hindi remake rights of the movie to Sajid Nadiadwala. “As per the contract […]

Rain likely in Karnataka on Friday

Bengaluru, May 29: Most of Karnataka’s districts are likely to experience rain on Friday, an official said. The Met Office has forecast rainfall in 24 of the 30 districts, while it rained in 26 districts on Thursday. One person is suspected to have died in Kalaburgi district because of heat on Thursday, but this has […]

Dharmendra may soon undergo shoulder surgery

Mumbai, May 29: Veteran actor Dharmendra may undergo shoulder surgery soon, his wife and actress Hema Malini said on Friday. Addressing Dharmendra’s health scare, Hema said he is recuperating well, but necessary medical treatment has to be ensured. “Just an update on Dharamji. He got admitted to Breach Candy to chk his blood count as […]

Now, more Indian languages on Swiftkey

New Delhi, May 29: SwiftKey Keyboard for Android on Friday launched new adaptive layouts for Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Marathi and Nepali languages, the company’s official blog post said. “These new layouts will allow our users to write more quickly and easily in these languages. This is another step in fulfilling our company mission that technology […]

Project underway to make Agartala airport international: AAI Chief

Agartala, May 29: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is upgrading Agartala airport to international standards by providing world-class facilities, top official said here. The ambitious Rs.426-crore project is expeced to boost the northeast region’s connectivity with Southeast Asia. “All preliminary works have been completed. We will soon engage a project consultant to make Agartala […]

Google introduces photo service

New Delhi, May 29: Tech giant Google on Friday introduced Google Photos that will allow users to backup and store unlimited high-quality photos and videos for free. Google Photos — a standalone product that gives users a home for all their photos and videos — is aimed at helping users to organise, share and save […]

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