Birmingham: What a player! Simply amazing! Indian captain Virat Kohli has played one of the most sensational innings of his life by hitting his first hundred on English turf in the first Test against England at the Edgbaston Cricket ground here on Thursday. He completed his 15th hundred as captain of Indian Test team while …

Kolkata: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and GST Council’s member Sushil Modi on Thursday said the Council can think of bringing the petroleum products under the new tax regime only after the monthly revenue target of Rs 1 lakh crore is achieved. He said there could be a ‘shortfall in revenue’ in initial months as indirect tax …

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged the students of an engineering university to not just get a job but also become a job creator. “I hope that you people will not only get a job but will become a job maker. Each one of you has to create at least 10 jobs,” …

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s congratulatory phone call to Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan earlier this week and said it hopes that the gesture will pave the way for bilateral talks. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Muhammad Faisal during a weekly briefing here said that he hoped the phone call will help …

Shillong: The Congress on Thursday announced its candidates for the two Meghalaya assembly by-elections from South Tura and Ranikor to be held on August 23. But the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is part of the National People’s Party (NPP)-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government, has decided not to contest the by-elections and support the NPP candidate …

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said the culture of banning books impacts the free flow of ideas and should not be taken recourse to unless they are hit by Section 292 of the IPC that prohibits obscenity. Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud reserved their order on a plea …

Mumbai: Here is a ‘Good News’ for the fans of Akshay Kumar as the Bollywood superstar announced the title and star cast of his next movie on Twitter on Thursday. The movie, titled Good News, will be produced under Dharma Production and is scheduled to hit the theatres on July 19, 2019. In sheer excitement …

Mumbai: Superhit Indian film franchise ‘Baahubali’ is set to get a prequel, in the form of a series, and director S.S. Rajamouli is happy to take the epic to the world through Netflix. The online streaming platform on Thursday announced it is set to make a series based on one of India’s highest-grossing films franchise ‘Baahubali’. …