A sequel to all-female ‘Ghostbusters’ could happen, says director Paul Feig

London, Oct 19  Filmmaker Paul Feig says he intends to make a sequel to his 2016 all-female reboot of “Ghostbusters”. The film, featuring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie …

Robert Pattinson:Batman is not a hero

Los Angeles, Oct 19  Robert Pattinson says he does not have a penchant for taking up the parts of a hero or a good guy and he believes the superhero character …

13 people die in dam failure at Siberian gold mine

Moscow, Oct 19 At least thirteen people were killed as a result of a dam failure at a gold mine in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk early Saturday, the Russian emergencies …

Hong Kong leader says murder suspect wants to surrender to Taiwan

Hong Kong, Oct 19 Hong Kong’s leader says the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the city’s protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan. Carrie Lam told reporters …

Donald Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shaky

Washington, Oct 19  President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of …

Nigerian held with 600 grams heroin in Delhi

New Delhi, A 37-year-old Nigerian national was arrested on Friday with 600 grams of heroin, worth around Rs 1.25 crore in the international market, from Nand Nagri area of North East …

Houseboat gutted in fire, all on board rescued

Panaji,  A houseboat under renovation, anchored in the Chapora river near here, caught fire on Friday morning but all those who were on board were rescued, an official said. The blaze, …

BJP-Sena will cross 200 seats in Maha polls:Prakash Javadekar

Pune,  Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the BJP-shiv Sena alliance will cross the 200-seat mark in the Maharashtra Assembly polls likely to be held in September-October. Addressing a gathering …

Mamata Banerjee charges BJP govt of colluding with Left parties

Kolkata,  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the BJP-led government at the Centre of colluding with Left parties and said the country should move on its inbuilt principle …

Puneri Paltan beat Telugu Titans 27-34 in Pro Kabaddi League

New Delhi, Puneri Paltan produced an all-round performance to beat Telugu Titans 34-27 in a Pro Kabaddi League match at the jam-packed Thyagaraj Sports Complex here on Friday. Nitin Tomar (8 …

Tobacco worth Rs 12 lakh seized from train in Mumbai

Mumbai, The Vigilance department of Western Railway conducted a raid at Bandra Terminus and seized 900 kilograms of banned tobacco worth Rs 12.06 lakh in the luggage compartment of Swaraj Express, …

Two Chhattisgarh town planning dept staff arrested for bribery

Raipur,  Two personnel from the Town and Country Planning department of the Chhattisgarh government were arrested on Friday by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1 …

Ghaziabad administration seals four Jan Suvidha Kendra

Ghaziabad, Aug 30  The Ghaziabad administration on Friday sealed four e-governance kiosks, run by private parties under government licence to issue various certificates like those of caste, income, domicile and land …

Govt appoints nine pvt sector experts as joint secretaries

New Delhi, In a first, the Union government on Friday appointed nine private sector specialists in various fields as joint secretaries in various ministries under its lateral recruitment policy. The appointments …

Goa government certifies 17 startups under state policy

Panaji, Aug 31The Goa government has certified 17 startups under its policy and approved “incentive disbursement” worth Rs 82 lakh for 13 certified companies. This announcement was made by Chief Minister …