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ISL 2017-18: Kerala Blasters, Jamshedpur FC share spoils with frustrating goalless draw in Kochi

Kerala Blasters FC played out their second goalless draw as Jamshedpur FC frustrated the home side in a Hero Indian Super League game. The post ISL 2017-18: Kerala Blasters, Jamshedpur FC share spoils with frustrating goalless draw in Kochi appeared first on Firstpost.

Egypt military carries out air strikes in area of Sinai mosque attack: security sources | Reuters

CAIRO - Egypt’s military has begun conducting air strikes around the area of North Sinai where a deadly mosque attack that killed more than 230 occurred on Friday, security sources and eyewitnesses said. The strikes have been concentrated in several mountainous areas surrounding Al Rawdah ...

Prague High Court rules on extradition of Yevgeniy Nikulin, accused of hacking social networks

A US federal grand jury in California indicted the 29-year-old Nikulin last year on suspicion of hacking into the U.S.-based social media companies. The post Prague High Court rules on extradition of Yevgeniy Nikulin, accused of hacking social networks appeared first on Firstpost.

New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion | Reuters

BEIJING - Nissan Motor Co, an early mover in the electric vehicle market, will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They’re not dead yet. The post New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion | Reuters appeared first on ...

BMW will invest $ 237 million on battery cell centre over the next four years

BMW will bundle its battery cell expertise in a new competence centre, the German luxury carmaker said on Friday, adding it would invest 200 million euros in the site over the next four years. The post BMW will invest $ 237 million on battery cell centre over the next four years appeared first ...

Major brands pull down ad campaigns from YouTube after appearing alongside inappropriate content

In response, a YouTube spokesman said: “There shouldn’t be any ads running on this content and we are working urgently to fix this”. The post Major brands pull down ad campaigns from YouTube after appearing alongside inappropriate content appeared first on Firstpost.

Five juveniles in school uniform stab college student to death in bus in Delhi

Five juveniles in school uniform allegedly stabbed to death an 18-year-old college student in a bus on southeast Delhi's Mathura Road, following which four of them were apprehended, The post Five juveniles in school uniform stab college student to death in bus in Delhi appeared first on Firstpost.

Rahul Gandhi accepts 125-foot tricolour made by Dalits, slams Vijay Rupani for declining flag citing 'lack of space'

Slamming Vijay Rupani for reportedly not accepting a giant tricolour made by Dalits citing lack of space, Rahul Gandhi said he would have accepted even a 50,000 km-long national flag even if he had little space to keep it The post Rahul Gandhi accepts 125-foot tricolour made by Dalits, slams Vijay ...

Mediterranean 'by far world's deadliest border' for migrants: IOM | Reuters

GENEVA - More than 33,000 migrants have died at sea trying to reach European shores this century, making the Mediterranean “by far the world’s deadliest border”, the United Nations migration agency said on Friday. The post Mediterranean 'by far world's deadliest border' for migrants: ...

Hope fades as search for Argentine submarine enters 9th day | Reuters

BUENOS AIRES - Families of the 44 crew members of a missing Argentine submarine gave up hope and went home on Friday after a days-long wait at the sub’s Mar del Plata naval base, saddened and angered by evidence that the vessel may have exploded. A black ribbon is placed over Argentine national ...

NCW examining complaint over Hardik Patel 'sex videos', seeking legal advice regarding matter

The apex body for women's rights National Commission for Women said it is examining a complaint against Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel over the purported sex videos of him that surfaced on social media. The post NCW examining complaint over Hardik Patel 'sex videos', seeking legal advice ...

Tripura journalist killed: Slain scribe's phone recovered from arrested TSR commandant; PCI takes suo motu cognisance

The mobile phone of slain journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik has been recovered from the possession of arrested TSR commandant Tapan Debbarma, police said The post Tripura journalist killed: Slain scribe's phone recovered from arrested TSR commandant; PCI takes suo motu cognisance appeared first on ...

ISL 2017, Kerala Blasters FC vs Jamshedpur FC, Football Match LIVE Score and Updates

Catch all the live scores and updates from the ISL 2017-18 match between Kerala Blasters FC and Jamshedpur FC. The post ISL 2017, Kerala Blasters FC vs Jamshedpur FC, Football Match LIVE Score and Updates appeared first on Firstpost.

BJP leader promises Rs 1 crore 'reward to whoever slaps Tej Pratap Yadav, party condemns

A BJP leader announced a "reward" of Rs one crore to anyone who slaps RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav for his objectionable comments against Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi. The post BJP leader promises Rs 1 crore 'reward to whoever slaps Tej Pratap Yadav, party condemns appeared first on ...

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking steps to curb air pollution, solution to crop burning on 1 December

The Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear on 1 December a plea seeking a series of steps to curb air pollution, including a ban on sale, possession and bursting of firecrackers across the country. The post Supreme Court to hear plea seeking steps to curb air pollution, solution to crop burning ...

Huawei Honor 8 Lite 64 GB variant gets a price cut; now available at Rs 15,999

Huawei Honor 8 Lite, the smartphone has 12MP rear camera and a 8MP front camera with a 77-degree wide angle lens. The post Huawei Honor 8 Lite 64 GB variant gets a price cut; now available at Rs 15,999 appeared first on Firstpost.

Malayalam actress assault case: SIT to submit request to expedite proceedings citing Dileep's clout

The SIT doesn't want to let Dileep use his influence to subdue potential witnesses in the Malayalam actress assault case. The post Malayalam actress assault case: SIT to submit request to expedite proceedings citing Dileep's clout appeared first on Firstpost.

Jammu and Kashmir HC asks home ministry to file response to plea seeking Anantnag bypoll

Kashmir HC directed home ministry to file a response within two weeks to a petition seeking byelection to the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency. The post Jammu and Kashmir HC asks home ministry to file response to plea seeking Anantnag bypoll appeared first on Firstpost.

India vs Sri Lanka: Ravindra Jadeja not worried about his spot in team ahead of Ravichandran Ashwin for South Africa series

India are most likely to field only one spinner in the Test matches in South Africa but left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja is not worried if he would be able to get that spot by beating Ravichandran Ashwin The post India vs Sri Lanka: Ravindra Jadeja not worried about his spot in team ahead of ...

Delhi will soon get a comprehensive action plan to control pollution, says EPCA chairperson

Dr Bhure Lal, the Chairman of EPCA, told Firstpost that public awareness in Delhi on measures which can be taken to reduce pollution has increased from earlier. The post Delhi will soon get a comprehensive action plan to control pollution, says EPCA chairperson appeared first on Firstpost.

Anil Dave, Chandra Bhushan awarded UN Environment 'ozone award' for contributions to Montreal Protocol

Late Union Environment Minister Anil Dave and CSE Deputy Director Chandra Bhushan have been conferred with awards by the United Nations Environment The post Anil Dave, Chandra Bhushan awarded UN Environment 'ozone award' for contributions to Montreal Protocol appeared first on Firstpost.

New bankruptcy code provisions to deepen losses for banks, says Kotak Securities report

"Promoters of most large steel companies were quite intent to regain control and did appear to offer the most competitive bid during the resolution process but are barred from doing so now," domestic brokerage Kotak Securities said The post New bankruptcy code provisions to deepen losses for banks, ...

Khichdi 3: JD Majethia reveals Deepshikha Nagpal, Renuka Shahane added as cast members

Agastya Kapadia and JD Majethia's daughter Mishri will be making their acting debuts on season 3 of Khichdi The post Khichdi 3: JD Majethia reveals Deepshikha Nagpal, Renuka Shahane added as cast members appeared first on Firstpost.

Fukrey Returns: Pulkit Samrat, Priya Anand turn up the romance in Ishq De Fanniyar

Is 'Ishq De Fanniyar' Fukrey Returns' answer to 'Ambarsariya' from the first film? The post Fukrey Returns: Pulkit Samrat, Priya Anand turn up the romance in Ishq De Fanniyar appeared first on Firstpost.

Hafiz Saeed's is rearticulating agenda of terrorists thriving in Pakistan, says home ministry

Hafiz Saeed's comments on Kashmir are nothing but re-articulation of the agenda of terrorists who have "thrived" across the border, the home ministry said. The post Hafiz Saeed's is rearticulating agenda of terrorists thriving in Pakistan, says home ministry appeared first on Firstpost.

Death trap: Indian Railways report four accidents in less than 12 hours; 7 killed, over 11 injured

Four train accidents in less than 12 hours killed seven people and injured at least 11. Three of accidents were reported from Uttar Pradesh, one from Odisha The post Death trap: Indian Railways report four accidents in less than 12 hours; 7 killed, over 11 injured appeared first on Firstpost.

Social Episode 13: Rana Daggubati brings a happy ending to India's first bilingual web series

Vikram Sampath receive the prestigious Young Achiever Of The Year Award and declares that Social is the future. The post Social Episode 13: Rana Daggubati brings a happy ending to India's first bilingual web series appeared first on Firstpost.

Davis Cup final: France's strength in depth gives them the edge against David Goffin's Belgium

Belgium, seeking their first Davis Cup title, will be led by world number seven David Goffin but nine-time champions France seem better armed. The post Davis Cup final: France's strength in depth gives them the edge against David Goffin's Belgium appeared first on Firstpost.

ISRO initiates Samudra project to help the CMFRI identify potential fishing zones

The potential yield of seafood is estimated to be around 3.9 million tonne from Indian exclusive economic zone. The post ISRO initiates Samudra project to help the CMFRI identify potential fishing zones appeared first on Firstpost.

Sensex, Nifty gain for seventh session; consumer durables, IT stocks surge

Sensex opened higher at 33,670 and stayed in the green through the session to touch a high of 33,738.53 before settling 91.16 points, or 0.27 percent, higher at 33,679.24 -- its highest level since 6 November when it had closed at 33,731.19 The post Sensex, Nifty gain for seventh session; consumer ...

Namitha weds Veerandra Chowdhary in Tirupati; R Sarathkumar, Bigg Boss Tamil contestants attend

Namitha, in a peach sari, exchanged vows with Tamil producer Veerandra at an intimate ceremony on Friday early morning in Tirupati. The post Namitha weds Veerandra Chowdhary in Tirupati; R Sarathkumar, Bigg Boss Tamil contestants attend appeared first on Firstpost.

Padmavati row: Amid continuous protests, here are some voices of reason from Bollywood

Padmavati was slated for a 1 December release, but the makers of the film "voluntarily deferred" its release owing to the surging protests by various fringe groups. The post Padmavati row: Amid continuous protests, here are some voices of reason from Bollywood appeared first on Firstpost.

S&P had ruled out India rating upgrade for 2 years; will it change its mind? Govt keeps fingers crossed

The government is keeping its fingers crossed as rating agency Standard and Poor's is expected to come out with its rating action on Friday. "The S&P is coming out with its review, we are bracing for both a positive and a negative outcome of their assessment,” a senior finance ministry official ...

Four-storey building collapses in Maharashrta's Bhiwandi; at least one killed, three others injured

A four-storey building collapsed in Bhiwandi in the district and many persons are feared trapped under the debris. The post Four-storey building collapses in Maharashrta's Bhiwandi; at least one killed, three others injured appeared first on Firstpost.

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Day 1 LIVE: Congress VP due to arrive in Porbandar first, will hold five rallies today

Rahul will arrive on Friday morning at Mahatma Gandhi's birthplace Porbandar and address a public rally, focussing on issues of the fishing community. The post Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Day 1 LIVE: Congress VP due to arrive in Porbandar first, will hold five rallies today appeared first on Firstpost.

Premier League: David Moyes believes West Ham fans will warm up to new stadium once club starts winning

Moyes will oversee his first game at the London Stadium against Leicester on Friday and he hopes a decent performance will get the fans back on side. The post Premier League: David Moyes believes West Ham fans will warm up to new stadium once club starts winning appeared first on Firstpost.

Uber discussed its data breach with Softbank before going public

The ride-hailing service is trying to complete a deal in which the Japanese company would invest as much as $10 billion for at least 14 percent of Uber. The post Uber discussed its data breach with Softbank before going public appeared first on Firstpost.

Richie: Nivin Pauly has been the biggest pillar of the film, says director Gautham Ramachandran

Richie is an official remake of national award-winning Kannada film Ulidavaru Kandante. The post Richie: Nivin Pauly has been the biggest pillar of the film, says director Gautham Ramachandran appeared first on Firstpost.

Sunburn Festival: Hyderabad, Pune concerts in jeopardy; Telangana Congress lodges complaint

While Congress has lodged a complaint against Sunburn Festival on the grounds that it is against 'Indian culture', Pune police have raised objections too. The post Sunburn Festival: Hyderabad, Pune concerts in jeopardy; Telangana Congress lodges complaint appeared first on Firstpost.

US to send F-22 jets to South Korea for joint military drill in show of force against Pyongyang

The US will send F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets to South Korea for a joint drill, reports said on Friday, in a new show of force aimed at Pyongyang. The post US to send F-22 jets to South Korea for joint military drill in show of force against Pyongyang appeared first on Firstpost.

26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed walks free, vows to fight for the 'Kashmir cause'

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed walked free and moments after release he said he will gather people across Pakistan for the "cause of Kashmir" and help the Kashmiris secure "freedom". The post 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed walks free, vows to fight for the 'Kashmir cause' appeared first on ...

LIVE cricket score, Australia vs England, 1st Test in Brisbane, Ashes 2017

Catch all the live scores and updates from the 1st Ashes Test between Australia and England at The Gabba, Brisbane. The post LIVE cricket score, Australia vs England, 1st Test in Brisbane, Ashes 2017 appeared first on Firstpost.

Pope, at service for Africa, decries murder of women and children | Reuters

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the murder of innocent women and children as the “horrid face” of war as he presided at a special prayer service for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead the Wednesday general ...

James Vince, Mark Stoneman's patient knocks help England end Day 1 on steady note

James Vince got out 17 runs short of his first Test century as England ended Day 1 of the first Ashes Test at 196/4. The post James Vince, Mark Stoneman's patient knocks help England end Day 1 on steady note appeared first on Firstpost.

Mumbai Open: Ankita Raina enters quarter-finals with comprehensive win over Thailand’s Peangtarn Plipuech

India's Ankita Raina continued her impressive progress in the USD 125,000 L&T Mumbai Open by outclassing her higher ranked opponent Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand in straight sets to make a maiden entry into the singles quarterfinals of a WTA Series event. The post Mumbai Open: Ankita Raina enters ...

Russia likely to reduce troops in Syria before year-end: military chief | Reuters

SOCHI, Russia - The size of Russia’s military force in Syria is likely to be significantly reduced and a drawdown could start before the end of the year, the chief of the Russian military general staff said on Thursday. Russian soldiers stand near food aid being distributed to Syrians evacuated ...

ThyssenKrupp lifted by record orders as shifts from steel | Reuters

ESSEN, Germany - Demand for next-generation lifts and car components enabled Thyssenkrupp to report its highest annual order intake in five years as the German firm slowly exits steelmaking. Thyssenkrupp is in the middle of a major shift under Chief Executive Heinrich Hiesinger towards technology ...

Champions League: From PSG on rampage to AS Monaco's drab campaign, takeaways from Gameweek 5

Take look at the key takeaways from Gameweek 5 of the Champions League, including PSG's goal-scoring spree and AS Monaco's dreadful campaign in the group stages. The post Champions League: From PSG on rampage to AS Monaco's drab campaign, takeaways from Gameweek 5 appeared first on Firstpost.

U.S. judge orders Uber customer to arbitrate price-fixing claims | Reuters

NEW YORK - A U.S. judge ruled that Uber can force an unhappy Connecticut customer’s price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration, after the customer said the proposed class action belonged in court because he never agreed to arbitrate. The post U.S. judge orders Uber ...

North Korea's wounded defector 'nice guy', says surgeon | Reuters

SEOUL - North Korea’s latest defector, a young soldier known only by his family name Oh, is a quiet, pleasant man who has nightmares about being returned to the North, his surgeon said on Thursday. Lee Cook-jong, a South Korean surgeon who operated the defected North Korean soldier with ...