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Pope puts first African-American priest, an ex-slave, on path to sainthood

Tolton was born in Bush Creek, Missouri, on April 1, 1854 into a family of slaves owned by a white Roman Catholic family.

13 Jun 2019 10:17 AM

Meet Jessica Cox: The world’s first pilot without arms

If you think her achievement list is limited, then you are wrong.

10 Jun 2019 3:38 PM

Netizens hail Salman Khan's 'Bharat' as best family entertainer of 2019

As a result, there has been a strong trend on Twitter taking the #BharatFamilyEntertainer.

08 Jun 2019 4:47 PM

Ayushmann Khurrana starrer 'Article 15' anthem 'Shuru Karein Kya' to be an angry rap

The actor who looked a perfect heroic cop will also be the part of the video.

07 Jun 2019 4:01 PM

A Naxal for 20 years, this man now works for society's betterment

An officer from the area said that Arjun's talent is now being utilized for spreading useful messages to people, including govt schemes.

07 Jun 2019 1:29 PM


First Indian-origin man join UK Foreign Office Board

Iyer, who was born in London and spent his early years in India, has previously been based in Mumbai as Britain's Deputy High Commissioner.

07 Jun 2019 10:02 AM

Dubai-based Indian man installs hand pumps in poor Pak district: report

The philanthropist said he spent months researching the plight of people in Tharparkar and a lot of it was done through social media.

06 Jun 2019 3:51 PM

Google's Sundar Pichai to receive prestigious USIBC Global Leadership Award

Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq president Adena Friedman have been chosen for the prestigious award.

05 Jun 2019 3:06 PM

Facebook honours Kochi teenager with USD 500 for spotting memory bug on WhatsApp

The social media company presented him a cash award of USD 500 and promised a spot for Ananthakrishna in the prestigious Hall of Fame.

05 Jun 2019 1:05 PM

Deepika Padukone wraps 'Chhapaak', shares picture on Instagram; see photo

Deepika's character will be called 'Malti' and she looked absolutely unrecognisable in the first look.

05 Jun 2019 11:24 AM


With a message to clean river Ganga, IAS officer scales Everest

Kumar, who is currently posted in Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in Government of India, scaled the peak on May 23.

05 Jun 2019 8:29 AM

Charlize Theron to be honoured with 2019 American Cinematheque Award

The Hollywood star will be presented with the award in a ceremony set to take place on November 8

04 Jun 2019 10:38 AM

Jennifer Lawrence all set for silver screen return post engagement

This will be her first movie since her announcement of taking a year off from the Hollywood industry.

03 Jun 2019 9:37 AM

Mohana Singh becomes first woman fighter pilot to fly Hawk jet

She achieved the feat at the Kalaikunda Air Force Station in West Bengal on Thursday, it said.

01 Jun 2019 11:45 AM

Delhi University to provide full scholarships to students whose parents are no more

This year, the varsity will be effecting a 10 per cent increase in seats for EWS and there will be a rise of close to 6,000 seats.

30 May 2019 2:39 PM


Justin Bieber breaks road safety rules while driving; find out what happened next

Beverly Hills Police caught Justin driving without a front license plate and with dark tinted windows.

29 May 2019 4:11 PM

Odisha-based miniature artist carves World Cup trophy on pencil tip

Rao, who hails from Jatni village, also used the opportunity to extend good wishes to the Indian team.

28 May 2019 4:55 PM

Saumitra Khan only Muslim from BJP, representation of community rises to 27 in LS

In 1980, 49 Muslim members were elected to Lok Sabha, which was the highest number of the community represented in the Parliament.

27 May 2019 5:04 PM

Hyderabadi man sets world record for serving food to over 1,000 people in single day

Kumar achieved the target on Sunday after he served food to more than 1,000 people at three different places.

27 May 2019 11:23 AM

Indian Army officer appointed as commander of UN Misson

Lt. Gen. Tinaikar previously served as the Additional Director General of Military Operations at the Army Headquarters.

25 May 2019 9:12 PM