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 …

Indian Navy committed to enhance cooperation with like-minded navies: Admiral Karambir Singh

New Delhi, Oct 18 Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday said maritime threats like piracy and drug trafficking have a “trans-national” character, and pitched for harnessing “collective military competency” to …

Cong has ‘already accepted defeat’ in Haryana assembly polls, says Modi

Hisar (Hr), Oct 18 Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday hit out at the Congress, saying it has “already accepted defeat” in the Haryana assembly elections. Addressing his second rally …

Kashmiri Pandits meet US lawmakers, brief them on situation in the valley

Washington, Oct 18  Ahead of the next week’s Congressional hearing on human rights situation in South Asia, Kashmiri Pandits residing in various parts of the US held a briefing for US …

EU leaders turn focus to climate change, budget issues

Brussels, Oct 18  After agreeing on terms for a new Brexit deal, European Union leaders are meeting again on Friday to discuss other thorny issues, including the bloc’s budget and climate …

Rupee closes flat at 71.14 versus US dollar

Mumbai, Oct 18 The rupee closed almost flat at 71.14 per US dollar on Friday amid hardening crude oil prices and lacklustre global cues. Persistent foreign fund inflows propped up the …

Chhattisgarh FDA bans stickers on fruits

Raipur, Oct 18 The Chhattisgarh Food and Drugs Administration has banned pasting of stickers on fruits in the state citing adverse effects on human health of the adhesive, an official said …

Citizens entitled to breathe fresh air: National Green Tribunal

New Delhi, Oct 18 Citizens are entitled to breathe fresh air, the National Green Tribunal has said while dismissing a plea filed by a public sector distribution company seeking permission to …

Diwali bonus for nearly 6 lakh Rajasthan employees

Jaipur, Oct 18  The Rajasthan government on Friday announced Diwali bonus for nearly six lakh state employees. The maximum payable bonus for 2018-19 would be Rs 6,774, a release said. The …

50 labour agents involved in trafficking arrested from three Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 At least 50 labour agents have been arrested for allegedly trafficking workers from Odisha to other states, a top police officer said on Friday. The apprehensions were made …

Dabang Delhi to face Bengal Warriors for Pro Kabaddi League title

Ahmedabad, Oct 18 Dabang Delhi KC will take on Bengal Warriors in the final of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 to be played here on Saturday. PKL will have a …