After a series of meetings with stakeholders and other leaders throughout the day on Thursday, Congress president Rahul Gandhi will choose the party’s chief minister for Rajasthan on Friday. The race for the top job is between the party’s veteran leader Ashok Gehlot and young face Sachin Pilot.
"Trust me," Prime Minister Theresa May told other European Union leaders on Thursday, saying that with their help, she could win the British parliament's backing for her Brexit deal and prevent a chaotic departure.
A South Korean fashion and cosmetics firm has stirred controversy with a facial mask featuring Kim Jong-un prompting many stores to pull the product of the shelves.
US President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday urged the nation’s highest court to temporarily block the military recruitment of transgender people, pending the outcome of an ongoing legal battle.
Benchmark equity indices Friday opened on a cautious note amid negative signals from other Asian markets, and mixed macro cues like weakening rupee and easing crude prices.
After remaining shut for nearly 24 hours, the 294km Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only surface link with rest of the country, was partially restored on Thursday evening. Hundreds of vehicles were left stranded on Wednesday afternoon after heavy rain and snow fall led to the closure of the highway. Facing a tough time, the commuters were forced to spent the night in the chilly conditions.
After losing the toss in the second Test against Australia in Perth, India captain Virat Kohli joined few former big-name skippers in a rather unwanted list, on Friday. Australia won the toss and their skipper Tim Paine opted to bat first at the pace-friendly conditions of the new Perth Stadium.
Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high-speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday, officials said.
Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday warned soldiers who falsely call themselves ‘disabled’ and make their disability a way to earn extra money, through disability pension.
No mention of Hindi film history can be complete without the mention of Raj Kapoor. Born Ranbir Raj Kapoor in 1924, he was the eldest of the six children of Prithviraj Kapoor, a pioneer of Indian theatre and Hindi film industry. In his growing up years, his father was already an established actor having worked in the silent era. What his father began, Raj would take to great heights.