It's official: Comedy Nights star Bharti Singh to get married in 2017!

Bharti Singh has been in news ever since her relationship with Comedy Nights writer Haarsh Limbhachiyaa became public. There have been several speculations about her engagement and marriage but she had denied all of it. "I am very excited for the wedding but more for all the ceremonies, like mehandi and sangeet. I want to do it all because all throughout the year we work hard and don't get to do these things," she told PTI. We haven't decided a date yet because there are a lot of shows we are working on."

February 22, 2017 11:17 UTC

10-year-old turns to police for help with math homework, officer helps through Facebook

Facebook user, Molly Draper, shared screenshots of her 10-year-old daughter's conversation with a Ohio police officer and it has gone viral. Lena Draper, 10, was having problems with a math question so she reached out to Ohio Police Department via Facebook messenger asking help. When a police officer in Marion, Ohio, saw this unusual request, he decided to help the 5th grader. "Take the answer from the first parenthesis plus the answer from the second parenthesis and multiply that answer times two. Work left to right doing the work inside [the] parenthesis first", the officer replied.

February 22, 2017 11:15 UTC

Virat Kohli warns Australian ‘buddies’: I know where to draw line of friendship

“All the teams we had played were good quality teams. To start off with a draw, which wasn’t a convincing draw from our side, it was more of not letting the opposition win from there on. But I know where to draw the line of friendship as well. When you step on to the field, I could be playing against my real brother (but) it doesn’t matter,” Kohli said. We are in good space as a team and are not bothered about the opposition combination,” Kohli said.

February 22, 2017 11:15 UTC

Delhi: Sangam Vihar ATM dispenses fake 2,000 notes of ‘Children Bank of India’

Police sent a sub-inspector to the ATM to confirm the allegations, who also got a similar note when he withdrew from the machine. A State Bank of India ATM in south Delhi’s Sangam Vihar dispensed fake Rs 2,000 notes with some hilarious errors, Hindustan Times reported. Watch What Else Is Making NewsA senior police officer confirmed the incident to Hindustan Times and said the ATM dispensed four such fake notes of Rs 2000 to a customer. The customer who received the fake notes was identified as Rohit, a call centre employee who had come to the SBI ATM to withdraw Rs 8,000. A case of manufacturing documents resembling currency notes, using forged or counterfeit notes and of cheating has been registered in this matter.

February 22, 2017 11:11 UTC

Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Mayawati mocks BJP, calls it Bharatiya 'Jumla' party

Ab log UP mein hi nahi balki purey desh mein Bhartiya Janta Party ko Bhartiya Jumla Party bhi kehne lage hain-BSP chief Mayawati in Faizabad— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) February 22, 2017NEW DELHI: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Wednesday while hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi , said that " BJP is now also denoted as Bhartiya Jumla Party by many in the country. "The BSP leader said, "BJP is now referred as Bhartiya Jumla Party not only in Uttar Pradesh but also outside the state. ""Perturbed at the rising popularity of the BSP, PM (Modi) is indulging in petty talk about its supreme leader and has termed BSP as 'Behenji Sampatti Party' (Behenji Assets Party)," she said at an election rally in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district.Mayawati is popularly known as 'Behenji. 'She also claimed that if BJP comes to power after the state elections, all reservations will go away. "...bahujan toh Mayawati me simat gaya is Behenji Sampatti Party now.

February 22, 2017 11:08 UTC

Xiaomi officially enters Pakistan, will give warranty for its phones

After months of speculations, China's 'Apple' Xioami has now officially forayed into Pakistan. The company has partnered with Smart Link Technologies and Rocket Internet's ecommerce marketplace, Daraz for the distribution and after sales services. According to a Masbhable report, Xiaomi will kickstart its operations in the country with the launch of hit budget smartphones like Redmi Note 4, Note 4 A and Mi-Max. The company says that all the Xiaomi products arriving to Pakistan will come with guaranteed warranty and full after sales service. Also Read: Xiaomi to launch its Pinecone chipset on February 28According to a Dawn report, Pakistan Telecom Authority(PTA), last year had barred Xiaomi from selling smartphones in the country.

February 22, 2017 10:52 UTC

Droom boosts allied services segment by partnering with RSA providers

MUMBAI: Online marketplace for transaction of new and used cars, Droom , partners with Allianz Worldwide Partners and other service providers in the Road Side Assistance category to boost its allied services segment and eventually seek greater traction for the website.The startup has also signed up with a number of regional sellers such as Road India (RSA-500 locations), Zaiuto and Gomgarage for the same.The partnerships will enable Droom to cover 477 locations across the country, including Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Pune, Vijaywada, Varanasi, Srinagar, Guwahati, Sikkim and Thiruvananthpuram.”This is a major development that will impact the current fabric of the online automotive industry. With RSA being provided by brands such as Allianz Worldwide and other regional providers, confidence of car buyers from Droom will definitely enhance, leading to greater brand support. This agreement justifies and fulfills the brand valuation of all the service providers to the hilt,” Rishab Malik, co-founder, Droom, said.On Demand Roadside Assistance gained traction in 2016 when Zaiuto, GoBumpr, StranD, Gomgarage, among others, came up, claiming services at lower market rates and without restrictions whatsoever on the age of the vehicles being serviced.

February 22, 2017 10:52 UTC

Poaching menace: Shoot-at-sight orders at Corbett reserve

Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have issued shoot-at-sight orders and pressed two drones into service after movement of poachers was reported along the southern fringes of the park. Watch What Else Is Making NewsThe steps follow reports of increased movement of poachers in the park’s most sensitive southern border, Director, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Parag Madhukar Dhakate said. “150 forest officials with shoot-at-sight orders have been deployed and a total of 388 camera traps installed in the area to conduct a five-day operation to remove any suspicious elements from Corbett,” he said. The shoot-at-sight orders have been issued in keeping with a 2003 Government Order which permits such operations to be held in order to save wildlife, he said. Two drones will also be pressed into service as part of the operations to keep an aerial vigil on any suspicious movement in the protected area, Dhakate said.

February 22, 2017 10:52 UTC

Suresh Prabhu unveils Antyodaya rail coaches for common man

Equipped with cushioned seats, aluminium composite panels, and LED lights, the Antyodaya Express, a new fully unreserved train for the common man with specially designed colourful coaches was unveiled today by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. Ready to be pressed into service on busy routes, the first Antyodaya Express will be launched between Mumbai and Tatanagar, and the second will be between Ernakulam and Howrah shortly. The facilities provided in Antyodaya coaches are similar in first class. The Antyodaya fare structure will be between 10 per cent to 15 per cent more than the regular fare, sources said. Provided with bio-toilets for zero discharge of effluents, Antyodaya coaches will have toilet occupation indication lights provided at each end near the doorway with better visibility from compartments, a first in general class.

February 22, 2017 10:49 UTC

DSP BlackRock Micro Cap Fund will reopen at the right time, says Vinit Sambre

That is when we took the decision of stopping the inflows," says, Fund Manger, DSP BlackRock Micro Cap Fund . Edited interview.We stopped fresh inflows into DSP BlackRock Micro Cap Fund due to the challenge of building decent-sized position into the fund and limited number of opportunities at the current valuation. Investors seem to be worried and are curious to know if we have turned cautious on the micro cap category. I would like to allay these fears and stick to our positive long term view. Hence long term investors in our fund need not be worried.

February 22, 2017 10:41 UTC

How can a nominee sell mutual fund investments?

The nominee must fulfil a host of formalities to transfer the mutual fund holdings in his/her name and to sell those investments. Fund houses usually insist on an attested copy of the death certificate.should be filled up to transfer mutual fund units to the name of the nominee. "Nominee cannot directly redeem the mutual fund investment. He is first required to get the units transferred in his name," says Rajesh Bhatia, a mutual fund advisor based in Delhi. You can give a written application, if the fund house doesn't follow any particular format.should be filled by the nominee to transfer mutual fund units in his/her name.

February 22, 2017 10:37 UTC

Epilepsy is linked to stress claims Apple app study

The team examined 598 people who signed up to track their seizures with EpiWatch. ( Source: App Store) The team examined 598 people who signed up to track their seizures with EpiWatch. ( Source: App Store)Stress and lack of proper sleep are the major reasons for seizures in people with epilepsy, a study conducted using an Apple Watch app has showed.The Apple app — known as EpiWatch — provides helpful tracking of seizures, prescription medication use and drug side-effects. “The data collected will help researchers better understand epilepsy, while helping people with epilepsy keep a more complete history of their seizures,” Krauss added. Using the Apple Watch’s sensors, EpiWatch recorded participants’ heart rate and movements for 10 minutes.

February 22, 2017 10:36 UTC

Nagarjuna goes into hiding after son Akhil Akkineni's wedding was called off

His son was to tie the knot to Shriya Bhupal but now that isn't happening...Tollywood superstar Nagarjuna's younger son Akhil Akkineni was all set to tie the knot with Shriya Bhupal in a destination wedding. The wedding was supposed to happen in Italy but all the guests were informed about the development recently. Nagarjuna has allegedly locked himself up in his room and has gone into hiding once Akhil's marriage got cancelled. Reports suggest that Nagarjuna has gone into depression and doesn't want to be disturbed at the moment. Being a father, he is extremely concerned about his son Akhil's life.

February 22, 2017 10:30 UTC

Five reasons why Australia should be wary of Virat Kohli's Invincibles

Then there's the question of tackling Virat Kohli. The series against Australia marks the end of India's 13-Test home season and captain Virat Kohli would want his team to maintain the level they have been playing at. Virat Kohli: The captain himself is leading from the front and has smashed three double hundreds this home season. (Virat Kohli focussed on next target: 'Our minds and hearts on Australia series')3. (Australia will come hard at Virat Kohli in first Test: Sourav Ganguly to India Today)4.

February 22, 2017 10:30 UTC

UP Assembly Election: BJP chief Amit Shah rejects post-poll alliance with BSP or others

BJP President Amit Shah today ruled out any post-poll alliances with Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) or any other party, in the event of a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh. When asked whether the BJP saw a disadvantage in not naming a chief ministerial face in UP, Shah said this was his party's "strategy". He restricted himself to stating that the choice would be made by the elected MLAs and the BJP parliamentary board. The BJP chief also accused the party's political opponents of indulging in the "politics of appeasement." Shah is confident that the BJP will clinch more than 130 of the 209 constituencies which went to the polls in the first three phases.

February 22, 2017 10:20 UTC

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