New Delhi: Actor Rahul Roy, known for his 1990 romantic film "Aashiqui", on Saturday joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Vijay Goel. After joining the ruling party, Roy, 49, hailed the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, and said "it was a significant day" of...
Edinburgh: An Irish Catholic priest has called for Christians to stop using the word Christmas because it has been hijacked by "Santa and reindeer", the media reported on Saturday. Father Desmond O'Donnell said Christians of any denomination need to accept Christmas now has no sacred meaning, reports the Guardian...
Washington: The US military has reported a total of 20,348 sexual assaults from 2013 to 2016 at the country's defence installations around the world, the Pentagon said in a new report. The report, provided by the Department of Defence's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) on Friday detailed the number...
Kochi: In a hard-hitting speech against the Narendra Modi government, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the three-and-a-half year rule has ruined all sectors and also created a wedge in the secular credentials of India. He also questioned the political agenda of the CPI-M in Kerala. Singh...
Kochi: Kerala Blasters striker CK Vineeth heaped praise on team-mate and former Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov and said one can learn a lot from him. Berbatov was roped in by the Kochi outfit to play in the Indian Super League (ISL) season 4.  "You feel that quality when you play alongside them (Dimitar...
Kochi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh Friday urged the Left parties in India to cooperate with the Congress leadership at the national level to...
Who doesn’t like apples?  And you know ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’.  The aphorism was coined in 1913. But it first appeared some 149 years ago in Wales. ‘Eat an apple on going to bed and you will keep the...
What is life? Is it for the sake of God we survive each day? A punishment we endure for our existence? No. Planet Earth exists for a reason, the same way as we exist. It’s a place we dwell in, in order to explore possibilities and get...
Hitting gym and doing pushups is fad for youths. But aging people can also try this out. Because, new study by University of Sydney finds push-ups and sit-ups as extending life expectancy. The study, comparing different types of exercise, found...
Most adults find it hard to pick up new languages.  Several things including syntax, vocabulary, and grammar will come in the way. Few people can overcome these hurdles effortlessly. How come children can pull it off easily? A toddler from...
Wars could drag on for years. History is full of them. But no wars ended in a flash like the Anglo-Zanzibar War of 1896. It took just 38 minutes, becoming the shortest ever.  It all began like this. Britain and Germany signed Heligoland-...