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Centre seeks opinion on setting up high court bench in UP

Centre seeks opinion on setting up high court bench in UP

Lucknow: The union government has sought the opinion of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and the Allahabad High Court chief justice on the creation of a high court bench in western Uttar Pradesh, officials said Saturday. A letter has been sent in this connection by Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal to the state government. The letter comes in response to the ...

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Three buried in China landslide

Three buried in China landslide

Beijing: Three people were buried in two landslides Saturday in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang region, authorities said. The first landslide occurred around 1.50 a.m. in Hongshan village, Xinhua cited fire service officials as saying. A house was toppled by the landslide, burying a man, witnesses said. The second landslide occurred around 3.50 a.m. in Sifeng village and buried two people.[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/15565763" comments="true" auto_play="false" ...

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Rain continues in Delhi

Rain continues in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a rainy morning in the national capital Saturday with the minimum temperature settling three notches below average at 23.5 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast more rain during the day. ”The skies will remain cloudy and parts of the city will get more rain,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The maximum temperature is ...

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GM recalls 340,000 cars over brake glitch

GM recalls 340,000 cars over brake glitch

Washington: US automaker General Motors Corporation (GM) is recalling nearly 340,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars over a brake-related problem, a media report said. The Detroit-based automaker said the brake problem has been found only in Cruzes with the 1.4-litre turbocharged engine and six-speed automatic transmission, Xinhua reported. The recall covers 292,879 Cruze vehicles in the US, 44,789 in Canada and 641 in Israel. The ...

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Vin Diesel to visit India for film promotion?

Vin Diesel to visit India for film promotion?

New Delhi:“The Fast and the Furious” actor Vin Diesel is likely to be on his maiden visit to India in the first week of September to promote his forthcoming release, sci-fi movie “Riddick”. The city of lakes, Udaipur, and India’s film capital Mumbai are on his itinerary. While the 46-year-old actor is almost confirmed to land in Udaipur Sep 2, he ...

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Eight killed, 1,500 houses damaged in Jammu floods

Eight killed, 1,500 houses damaged in Jammu floods

Jammu: Eight people have died and over 1,500 houses suffered extensive damage due to floods caused by incessant rains in Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said Saturday. Of those killed, five died in a house collapse while three were washed away by swollen rivers since Friday, an administrative official told media. The official said timely rescue by the administration ...

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Pakistan violates ceasefire again

Pakistan violates ceasefire again

Jammu: Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir Friday night, and also in Kargil district for the first time in 14 years, a defence spokesman said Saturday. Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions in Mendhar and Hamidpur areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, the spokesman told media. “Unprovoked firing occurred at our ...

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France, Germany call for dialogue in Egypt

France, Germany call for dialogue in Egypt

Paris: France and Germany have urged the Egyptians to hold dialogue among them while putting an immediate end to ongoing violence. The call was given Friday following telephonic conversation between French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the situation in Egypt, reported Xinhua. Over 500 people have been killed and 3,000 injured in clashes between the Egyptian security forces ...

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Jennifer Coolidge hates Spanx

Jennifer Coolidge hates Spanx

Los Angeles:  Actress Jennifer Coolidge says she isn’t a fan of the slimming undergarments brand Spanx because she worries they will cut off her circulation. The 51-year-old, best known for playing the mother of the character Stifler in the “American Pie” movies, refuses to wear the slimming shapewear as they make her feel nauseous. “I hate Spanx because even though they look ...

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Kim Kardashian wants more kids?

Kim Kardashian wants more kids?

Los Angeles: Socialite Kim Kardashian is reportedly keen to have a second baby. The 32-year-old welcomed her first child, daughter North West, with rapper boyfriend Kanye West in June. And she wanted kids even before she met Kanye, reports radaronline.com. “She’s told friends that she wants to have another baby soon, within a year,” a source told Life & Style magazine. ”Kim’s a ...

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US disturbing Syria conference preparations: Russia

US disturbing Syria conference preparations: Russia

Moscow: Russia has accused the US for turning the situation upside down in the wake of ongoing preparations for a planned Geneva conference on Syria. The US, which blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for his reluctance to participate in the Syrian peace conference in Geneva without preconditions, was “turning the entire situation upside down”, reported Xinhua Friday while citing Russian foreign ministry ...

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UAE cautions citizens over travelling to Lebanon

UAE cautions citizens over travelling to Lebanon

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on its citizens, holders of the diplomatic, special and regular passports, against travelling to Lebanon. The foreign ministry’s advisory was issued in the light of prevailing circumstances in that country. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Butti Al Hamed, under secretary in the UAE foreign ministry, urged the UAE citizens in Lebanon to leave immediately, ...

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UAE, Sweden discuss economic, trade ties

UAE, Sweden discuss economic, trade ties

Stockholm: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sweden have held talks over bilateral relations and ways to strengthen them, especially in the areas of investment, trade and energy. The meet was held between Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE foreign minister and Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt.

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Alexa Chung to create eye makeup range

Alexa Chung to create eye makeup range

London: Model-TV presenter Alexa Chung has signed a collaboration deal with Eyeko cosmetics to create her own range of eye makeup. The 29-year-old says she has been involved in the creative process of the line’s creation since her first meeting with Eyeko founders Max and Nina Leykind, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “Maybe it was the hangover, but my head was loosened up and I ...

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