18 seconds ago
Tokyo shares open higher

Tokyo, June 27 (IANS) Tokyo shares opened higher on Monday as market players bought in stocks that had plunged after Britain voted to leave the European Union in a referendum last week. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 142.74 points, or 0.95 per cent, from Friday to 15,094.76, Xinhua news agency reported. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Sto...

36 seconds ago
Kanye West inspired Adele's Glastonbury performance

London, June 27 (IANS) British pop star Adele has revealed her performance at the world-famous Glastonbury Festival in England was inspired by rapper Kanye West. The Hello hitmaker -- who headlined the festival on Saturday evening -- has revealed she was inspired to play there after watching West's performance last year, reports femalefirst.co.uk. I have dreaded ever being asked ...

0 seconds ago
Rio 2016 receives keys to velodrome

Rio de Janeiro, June 27 (IANS) Rio 2016 organisers received the keys to the city's new velodrome as labourers continued to work around the clock to ensure the venue is ready for the Olympic Games in August. Journalists were allowed only partial access during the ceremony on Sunday, which was preceded by a testing session of the track by Brazilian and Swiss cyclists, Xinhua news agency re...

15 seconds ago
Euro 2016: Belgium beat Hungary 4-0 to reach quarterfinal

Toulouse (France) June 27 (IANS) Atletico midfielder Yannick Carrasco scored the final goal in injury time, helping Belgium beat Hungary 4-0 to reach Euro 2016 quarterfinals. Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld's header broke the deadlock for Belgium in the 10th minute from De Bruyne's free kick during the match on Sunday, and substitute Michy Batshuayi scored the second in the 79th min...

12 seconds ago
Madagascar celebrates 56th anniversary of independence

Antananarivo, June 27 (IANS) Madagascar has celebrated its 56th anniversary of independence from France with the theme Modern and prosperous Madagascar, a shared goal. Fireworks show on Saturday evening marked the celebration of national day, which continued on Sunday with a military parade at the capital, Xinhua news agency reported. The celebration was followed by a banquet off...

55 seconds ago
Salma Hayek's husband is an 'angel'

Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek doesn't go very long without seeing her husband Francois-Henri Pinault and has called him an angel and a saint. Talking about the 54-year-old businessman and her husband, Hayek said: That one is an angel, a saint. We also never go without seeing each other for very long. I also work around his schedule. However, when an acting job c...

57 seconds ago
I've a constant need to re-evaluate: McCarthy

Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Actress Melissa McCarthy says she can't stop picking at things until they are exactly how she wants. Asked if she does a good job at being a boss, McCarthy said: Hopefully, I am good at being a boss. I think I expect a lot from people but I also have a lot of amazing people around me that are always surprising me and always pushing my expectations. I think we ...

22 seconds ago
France beat Ireland to reach Euro 2016 quarterfinal

Lyon (France), June 27 (IANS) Antoine Griezmann scored twice to help hosts France beat Ireland 2-1 and reach the quarterfinals of European Championship here. Griezman cancelled out a 1-0 lead of Ireland with a header in the second half and then scored the winner three minutes later during the match on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported. Ireland took a surprise 1-0 lead after onl...

8 seconds ago
Bobbi Kristina was 'terrified' of bathing

Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Baseball player Nick Gordon has claimed that his late girlfriend Bobbi Kristina Brown struggled so much with her mother Whitney Houston's heartbreaking death, she even grew terrified of bathing. Houston and her daughter both passed away after being found unconscious in a bathtub, just three years apart, and Gordon was there on both occasions. She (Bobb...

53 seconds ago
Brexit will greatly weaken EU: Expert

Bratislava, June 27 (IANS) Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) will greatly weaken the bloc, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic has said here. If a country like Britain exits, it must be perceived by the outside world as weakening the Union and as a demonstration of the crisis that the EU is undergoing, said Sefcovic on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported. ...

54 seconds ago
Susan Sarandon has no filter

Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon says she has no filter but doesn't mind as she'd rather be outspoken than have any regrets. The 69-year-old would rather get into trouble for saying it how it is than not say anything at all, because life is too short and it's important to be authentic, reports femalefirst.c.uk Life is short, isn't it? I mean at the...

48 seconds ago
Germany blow away Slovakia 3-0, enter Euro quarterfinal

Lille (France), June 27 (IANS) World Champions Germany pulled out the right cards to trump Slovakia 3-0 and enter the quarterfinals of the Euro 2016 here on Sunday. Jerome Boateng scored the opener in the 8th minute of the game which was followed by strikes from Mario Gomez (43) and Julian Draxler (63) in the round of 16 tie at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy. Germany tried attacking fro...

0 seconds ago
Peck on cheek leaves Karnataka CM embarrassed

Bengaluru, June 26 (IANS) A affectionate peck on his cheek by a local body woman member left Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah visibly embarrassed on Sunday. Standing next to the chief minister for a group photo at a felicitation function in the Bangalore Palace grounds here, Tarikere taluka panchayat member Girija Srinivas suddenly leapt and kissed the 68-year-old leader, taking him...

8 seconds ago
Saif Ali Khan undergoes minor surgery

Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan, who was taken to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital after he injured his thumb, underwent minor surgery and will be discharged in a day or two, said source. He had hurt his thumb so he underwent a minor surgery and he is absolutely fine now. He should get discharged in a day or two, said a hospital source. The 45-year-old actor was shooting for ...

58 seconds ago
Photo exhibition on hand-pulled rickshaws in Kolkata

Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) The hand-pulled rickshaw, which has through the decades emerged as a symbol of Kolkata despite facing threats to its existence in an age of speed and mechanised transport, is the cynosure of all eyes in an ongoing photo exhibition depicting the trials and tribulations of the pullers. Part of A big project Stone - Being and Becoming, the 14-day exhibition that bega...

26 seconds ago
'Kabali' director to team up with Suriya next

Hyderabad, June 26 (IANS) Director Pa. Ranjith, who currently awaits the release of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Kabali, confirmed on Sunday that his next film will be with actor Suriya. Talking to reporters at the audio launch of Telugu dubbed version of Kabali, Ranjith said he'll be teaming up with Suriya next. After 'Kabali', I'll be working with Suriya sir. This project will...

48 seconds ago
Yashwant Sinha flays government on NSG fiasco

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday flayed the Narendra Modi government for the fiasco on NSG membership in Seoul. India has shown so much keenness and desperation in getting NSG membership, it is not required. We are comfortable outside NSG. If we become members of NSG, we will have more loss. There will be no gains for us, he t...

54 seconds ago
India set to get MTCR membership, NSG option remains open: MEA

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Close on the heels of a setback on the issue of membership into the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), India on Sunday said it is all set to get into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) on Monday and that joining the NSG may take slightly longer. In the past also, we (India) have tried to get membership into restrictive regimes so to speak. We had...

7 seconds ago
Every anti-Sikh riot victim will get justice: Rajanth

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Assuring the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots that justice will be ensured for one and all, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said a Special Investigation Team (SIT), after reviewing 286 cases, has recommended 22 cases to be reinvestigated. Addressing a function to mark the 300th martyrdom anniversary of Sikh warrior Baba Banda Singh Bahadur at Fatehgarh Sahi...

39 seconds ago
EESL to give out 9MW LED bulbs to Delhi consumers from July

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) announced on Sunday that the capital's consumers will be distributed 9W light emitting diode (LED) bulbs from the first week of July. The distribution, under the government's Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (Ujala) scheme, will be at a discounted rate of Rs 75 per bulb to household and commercial consumers ...

Subscribe
Read latest breaking news on in your favourite RSS reader!
All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
News Delivered The Way It Should Be!
INSANELY FAST | RESPONSIVE INTERFACE | NO CLUTTER
Page generated in 0.0003 seconds.