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Facebook disables accounts of Hafiz Saeed’s political party ahead of Pak polls: Report

[ad_1] LAHORE: Ahead of the general election in Pakistan, Facebook has disabled numerous accounts and pages of the Islamist Milli Muslim League (MML), in a setback to the political outfit launched by Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa, according to a media report today. Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg had said that it was his priority to make sure his social networking website supports positive discourse and prevents
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Unfortunate MS Dhoni’s finishing skills are questioned again and again

[ad_1] LONDON: Captain Virat Kohli had to once again come to the rescue of under-fire former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose painstaking 37 off 59 balls, came in for sharp criticism after England beat India by 86 runs in the second ODI at the Lord's. ALSO READ: Dhoni booed by Indian specators Hailed as one of the best finishers in limited overs, Dhoni in the past couple of years has
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FIFA World Cup final: Croatia vs France – Three key battles | Football News

[ad_1] The final between France and Croatia has plenty of contests that could light up the Luzhniki Stadium tonight. TOI takes a look at some of the key individual match-ups that could determine the eventual outcome of the clash which the entire world will be glued to... N’GOLO KANTE (FRA) VS LUKA MODRIC (CRO)Luka Modric, the Croatian captain, has played more minutes than any other player in the World Cup
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Join NDA, become Andhra CM, Ramdas Athawale tells YS Jaganmohan Reddy | Amaravati News

[ad_1] HYDERABAD: Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment Ramdas Athawale said here on Saturday that if the YSR Congress joins the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), it would help its party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy to become the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh after 2019 polls. Apart from crowning him CM, the NDA may consider granting special category status to AP, he said. “If the BJP, Republican Party
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Pokhran II: ‘Cricket to trick spy satellites, billiards to keep bombs safe’ | India News

[ad_1] It’s been 20 years since India stunned the world with Pokhran II. It wasn’t the fact that India had nuclear technology, but the realisation that India was able to conduct these tests without the rest of the world not having a clue as to what was going on in a remote location in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer, despite having the place under constant satellite surveillance. In an exclusive interview with Chethan
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Another jolt for Congress: Vaghela’s son joins BJP | Ahmedabad News

[ad_1] GANDHINAGAR: In yet another setback to the Congress party in Gujarat ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela’s son Mahendrasinh, a two-time Congress MLA, joined the BJP on the auspicious Rath Yatra day on Saturday. The development led to senior Vaghela calling a press conference to announce that he was giving his son a week’s ultimatum to consult his supporters who are any political leader’s
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FIFA World Cup: India’s ‘Little France’ to cheer for Les Bleus | Football News

[ad_1] PUDUCHERRY/KANNUR: France’s dream to establish its empire in India began and ended with Puducherry way back in the 18th century, but the connections are still intact. While there’s still a sizeable French population in Puducherry, its beach road, lanes and bylanes and the little restaurants resemble a lazy French town. All those will be throbbing with excitement as France take on Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday.
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PDP MLA: Most of us ready for BJP tie-up | India News

[ad_1] SRINAGAR: PDP MLA Abdul Majeed Padder on Saturday added to the speculation about the possible formation of a new government with BJP’s support, saying 18 of 28 PDP MLAs were ready to join hands with the saffron party and hinted that they had reached out to it. “When my leader late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed could go for an alliance with BJP, why can’t we form government with BJP,” Padder
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Potholes: Potholes killed 3,597 across India in 2017, terror 803 | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Potholes took a deadly toll in 2017, claiming almost 10 lives daily with annual fatalities in the country adding up to 3,597 — a more than 50% rise over the toll for 2016. Maharashtra recorded a doubling of deaths at 726 year on year — disheartening evidence that road safety remains a casualty in India. The magnitude of the problem can be understood from the fact that
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People are lining up for ‘jail ka khana’ in Shimla | India News

[ad_1] It’s lunch time and there is a rush of people near Shimla’s Indira Gandhi Medical College. Bhupender Singh, 46, is busy doling out plates of rice, curry and rajma for Rs 25 from a mobile van. As people gobble up the meal, little do they realise that this is “jail ka khana”. “When we tell them that we are convicts they ask ‘aapko bahar kaise chhoda (how have you