NHL one year away from potential lock-out scenario

NHL one year away from potential lock-out scenario

Connor McDavid heard teammates talking about another potential lockout when he entered the NHL — in 2015.As he became one of hockey’s best players and signed the richest annual contract in the league, McDavid says he remains optimistic there will...
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City of Calgary turns manhole covers into art

City of Calgary turns manhole covers into art

We drive over them every day and hardly pay any attention to them, but in Calgary, manhole covers are being turned into pieces of art, ones the city hopes get lots of notice. The City of Calgary replaces around 2,000...
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Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record in Berlin by more than 1 minute

Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record in Berlin by more than 1 minute

Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record in Berlin Sunday, beating the previous best set in 2014 by one minute 18 seconds.READ MORE: Rio 2016: Kenya’s Kipchoge wins men’s marathon, Canada’s Eric Gillis finishes 10thThe 33-y...
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Narendra Modi launches ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ campaign aimed at boosting public participation in cleanliness mission

Narendra Modi launches ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ campaign aimed at boosting public participation in cleanliness mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 September launched the “Swachhata Hi Seva” (cleanliness is service) movement. He interacted with personalities from diverse fields through video conferencing, including industrialist Ratan Tata, actor Amitabh Bach...
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CIC recommends legal framework to ensure MPs’ accountability for utilisation of local area development funds

CIC recommends legal framework to ensure MPs’ accountability for utilisation of local area development funds

New Delhi: The Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked the offices of the Lok Sabha speaker and the Rajya Sabha chairman to device “legal framework” to ensure transparency, accountability, liability of parliamentarians and other organisatio...
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Mitron movie review: Jackky Bhagnani spoils the day, Kritika Kamra deserves another shot at filmdom

Mitron movie review: Jackky Bhagnani spoils the day, Kritika Kamra deserves another shot at filmdom

The first thing I did after watching Mitron was to check the credits for Jackky Bhagnani’s producer father’s name. I couldn’t find it, which makes me wonder what the hell and Hades director Nitin Kakkar — the man who gave us...
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Over 20 lakh people join modified Jan Dhan Yojana, takes total number of account holders to 32.61 crore

Over 20 lakh people join modified Jan Dhan Yojana, takes total number of account holders to 32.61 crore

New Delhi: As many as 20 lakh people have joined the modified Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), taking the total number of account holders in the flagship financial inclusion programme to 32.61 crore as on 5 September, according to finance...
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Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor starrer Stree enters Rs 100 crore club

Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor starrer Stree enters Rs 100 crore club

Starring Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor, Stree is only the 9th film this year that has cruised past 100 crore Stree poster Dinesh Vijan’s horror comedy, Stree has been a surprising winner since the day of its release. The movie...
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Protests grow over jailing of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

Protests grow over jailing of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

Activists and journalists in Myanmar have rallied against the jailing of two Reuters news agency reporters amid a growing international outcry over threats to press freedom in the Southeast Asian country. At least 100 demonstrators, including high school stud...
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Live Briefing: Typhoon Mangkhut: Storm Hits China as Philippines Searches for Dozens Buried in Slides

Live Briefing: Typhoon Mangkhut: Storm Hits China as Philippines Searches for Dozens Buried in Slides

PRC staff and volunteers rescued affected families and individuals at neck deep floods brought by typhoon #OmpongPH in Brgy. Sagud-Bahley, San Fabian in Pangasinan. PRC Pangasinan Chapter rescued an 8-month old baby and 43 individuals. pic.twitter.com/OMYQ6Gd0...
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