The liability is to be split between RIL, ONGC and Shell in proportion to their stake in Panna-Mukta and Tapti oil and gas fields. Photo: BloombergNew Delhi:The government has reiterated a demand for $3.8 billion dollars from Reliance Industries, Shell and ONGC following an English court ruling over government share from the Panna-Mukta and Tapti fields in western offshore. State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has 40% interest while RIL and Shell hold 30% apiece. The Arbitration Tribunal has scheduled a hearing to determine the remitted issue and will thereafter deliver an award, it said. “On May 25, 2017, GoI, in disregard to the arbitration proceedings and pending English court proceeding, claimed - $3.8 billion from the contractor consortium of BG, ONGC and RIL (RIL share being $1.15 billion).

May 24, 2018 15:00 UTC

The aura around Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) hasn’t dimmed despite four successive defeats before Friday’s qualifier against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here. “They are probably the favourites,” said Heath Streak, the bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), on Thursday. READ | IPL 2018 Qualifier 2: Memorable matches between Sunrisers Hyderabad-Kolkata Knight RidersThis is the third time in three seasons that KKR and SRH are meeting beyond the league phase. KKR won a rain-curtailed match last year but lost in the eliminator in 2016. But what the last four games have done for KKR is help their bowling unit become more efficient.

May 24, 2018 15:00 UTC

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May 24, 2018 15:00 UTC

Solo: A Star Wars Story, the tenth installment in the iconic Star Wars franchise, is all set to release on May 24. It is the prequel of the original Star Wars and tells the story of the young Han Solo. Solo: A Star Wars Story introduces a bunch of new characters that even veteran Star Wars fans wouldn’t be unfamiliar with. Han Solo: Han has been called many things, but basically, he is a scoundrel with a good heart. Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

May 24, 2018 14:53 UTC

The celebration involves Ronaldo doing a spinning jump and landing on his feet little apart. Sometimes, the celebration also includes the removal of his shirt – despite the obvious threat of receiving a yellow card. Now, the Portugal and Real Madrid forward has revealed why he feels the need to take his shirt off. According to goal.com, Ronaldo revealed to El Chiringuito de Jugones that he often opts to remove his shirt as his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez considers him to be “a hot guy”. Here are some of his celebrations:Ronaldo will hoping to celebrate again as Real Madrid take on Liverpool in the Champions League final in Kiev this Saturday.

May 24, 2018 14:48 UTC





The number of Indian nationals living in the UK has gone down from second to fourth place in 2017 as compared to 2016 in the overall migrant ranking, according to the latest data released today. "Poland-born residents and Polish nationals were the most common populations from outside the UK, with an estimated 1 million Polish nationals now living in the UK. While Indians remain the largest non-European Union (EU) migrant category in UK, there was a clear drop in numbers over 2016 when India occupied the second spot with 362,000 nationals. Pakistanis occupy the second-largest spot among non-EU nationals based in the UK at 188,000 and eighth in the overall ranking. The number of high-value or so-called Tier 1 visas granted increased by 11 per cent to 5,198.

May 24, 2018 14:48 UTC

Products of United Spirits displayed in a wine shop in Connaught Place, New Delhi. Shares of United Spirits Ltd on Thursday settled at Rs3,122.05 apiece on BSE, down 2.85% from their previous close. Photo: Ramesh Pathania / MintBengaluru: India’s largest liquor firm United Spirits Ltd (USL) swung to a quarterly profit in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 on double-digit volume growth in its prestige-and-above business division. Volumes in USL’s prestige-and-above segment grew 15% during the January-March quarter. The operating model change refers to its decision to take the franchise route for some of its popular segment brands, i.e.

May 24, 2018 14:37 UTC

Kajol’s Madame Tussauds statue looks like a near-perfect replica of the actor. Kajol’s Madame Tussauds statue looks like a near-perfect replica of the actor. The newest Bollywood celebrity to have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds Singapore is none other than Kajol. #AjayTalks 😂😂.” And Ajay being Ajay had the most funny answer for her, “On a diet! Apart from Kajol, Madame Tussauds already has wax statues of a number of other Bollywood celebrities to boast of including Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor, Karan Johar and others.

May 24, 2018 14:26 UTC

However, human rights groups say many of the deaths are the result of extra-judicial killings. Two of the nine were killed in gun battles between rival drug dealers in Magura, district police chief Ilias Hossain told AFP. The unit -- which authorities say has so far killed 19 drug dealers during the crackdown -- has denied the allegations, but the campaign has caused widespread disquiet. Huge numbers of the "yaba" pills have crossed into Bangladesh from neighbouring Myanmar, a major producer. Authorities last year seized a record 40 million pills but said an estimated 250-300 million others entered the market.

May 24, 2018 14:26 UTC

"Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it would be inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting," Trump wrote. "In a statement at the White House, Trump said he remained open to dialogue but had spoken to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and warned North Korea against any "reckless act. ""We are more ready than we have ever been before," Trump said.He said U.S. allies South Korea and Japan also were ready to shoulder much of the financial burden "if an unfortunate situation is forced upon us" by North Korea. "While many things can happen and a great opportunity lies ahead potentially, I believe that this is a tremendous setback for North Korea and indeed a setback for the world. She had called Pence a "political dummy" for comparing North Korea - a "nuclear weapons state" - to Libya, where Muammar Gaddafi gave up his unfinished nuclear development programme, only to be later killed by NATO-backed fighters.

May 24, 2018 14:11 UTC

Trump called it "a missed opportunity" and said someday he still hoped to meet Kim. Earlier on Thursday, North Korea repeated a threat to pull out of the unprecedented summit with Trump next month and warned it was prepared for a nuclear showdown with Washington if necessary. A small group of international media selected by North Korea witnessed the demolition of tunnels at the Punggye-ri site on Thursday, which Pyongyang says is proof of its commitment to end nuclear testing. The apparent destruction of what North Korea says is its only nuclear test site has been widely welcomed as a positive, if largely symbolic, step toward resolving tension over its weapons. North Korean leader Kim has declared his nuclear force complete, amid speculation the site was obsolete anyway.

May 24, 2018 14:03 UTC

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has insisted that he would like to see Finnish driver Kimi Raikonnen staying in as his team-mate at Ferrari in 2019. When asked about the same from Vettel, he said though he is not the one to make the decision, he wants to continue driving with Raikonnen. Reflecting on his probable move to Ferrari, Hamilton said that he doesn’t”anticipate” being Vettel’s next teammate. “He (Vettel) has a veto so that wouldn’t happen,” the Mercedes driver added. Vettel is currently standing at the second spot in the drivers’ championship, trailing by 17 points to Hamilton after five races.

May 24, 2018 14:03 UTC

Be it because of the convenience of being able to watch a show at any hour of the day or the increased accessibility to internet, online channels have revolunalized the TV-watching experience. While the online channels are minting money on the basis of the popularity of these TV-shows, the BARC ratings of the same shows donot necessarily reflect the same. This is what Nakuul Mehta, who plays the role of Shivaay Singh Oberoi in Star Plus' hit show Ishqbaaz, had to say about the entire debate on television losing out its numbers to the online medium. A lot of film talent and TV talent is moving to digital, I had worked on a show for the platform, and still am working on something. To give an example, Ishqbaaaz is one of the most popular Indian shows digitally, though we don’t rank number one on the BARC.

May 24, 2018 14:03 UTC

US President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels at its nuclear test site. A letter from the President to Chairman Kim Jong Un: "It is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting." pic.twitter.com/3dDIp55xu1 — The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 24, 2018Earlier on Thursday, North Korea repeated a threat to pull out of the unprecedented summit with Trump next month and warned it was prepared for a nuclear showdown with Washington if necessary. The apparent destruction of what North Korea says is its only nuclear test site has been widely welcomed as a positive, if largely symbolic, step toward resolving tension over its weapons. North Korean leader Kim has declared his nuclear force complete, amid speculation the site was obsolete anyway.

May 24, 2018 14:02 UTC

Kolkata Knight Riders face Sunrisers Hyderabad on Friday evening. (Source: PTI) Kolkata Knight Riders face Sunrisers Hyderabad on Friday evening. (Source: PTI)Kolkata Knight Riders were struggling to get wins under their belt in the middle matches. The two-time IPL champions will be taking on Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Qualifier 2 on Friday and they will be the favourites going into the match. What has worked best for the Knight Riders is that momentum has been with their side.

May 24, 2018 13:52 UTC