Bolt wins 100 metres at IAAF Diamond League meet

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt held on to win the 100 meters while China claimed a shock victory in men's 4x100m relay at Diamond League meet here.

Bolt, who has won eight Olympic and 11 World gold medals, beat off competition from Isiah Young of the United States in the last 30 meters to win in 9.95 seconds at Stade Louis II in Monaco on Friday. Young clocked 9.98. Akani Si

Apple working with Chinese firm on electric car batteries

Apple is secretly working with a Chinese battery manufacturer on automotive battery research and development, indicating its continued pursuit of its electric car project.

The Cupertino-based tech giant is working with Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL) in China's Fujian province based on a confidentiality agreement, Shanghai-based Yicai Global reported on Thursday.

Kangana finds Saif`s open letter on nepotism 'disturbing'

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who started the nepotism debate by labelling filmmaker Karan Johar as its "flag bearer" during his chat show, says she found the open letter by her "Rangoon" co-star Saif Ali Khan on the subject "disturbing".

A day after Saif shared his views on the debate, Kangana wrote an open letter, published on Saturday in the Mid-day tabloid.

Nitish Kumar to meet Rahul Gandhi on Saturday evening

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to meet Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday evening as well as attend a farewell dinner for outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee, JD-U sources said.

According to a party source, the Janata Dal-United President is set to meet Rahul Gandhi at 4 p.m. to discuss the present political situation in Bihar.

The JD-U, Congress a

WhatsApp disruptions in China continue

WhatsApp users in China were still experiencing service disruptions on Friday after four days of problems.

Users had first reported problems in sending photos and videos on Tuesday, leading some analysts to believe that Chinese censorship authorities are attempting to control content shared on the service.

GreatFire.org, an NGO which keeps track of internet censors

Learning cricket with boys, Harmanpreet towers in women's World Cup

Punjab girl Harmanpreet Kaur on Thursday night virtually led India single-handedly into the final of the Women's World Cup in England with her superlative unbeaten knock of 171, edging out title holders Australia.

When she was growing up and showed interest in sports, her father got her a hockey stick. But she preferred to use the bat instead and play cricket -- that too with

US `looks forward` to working with president-elect Kovind

The United States has congratulated president-elect Ram Nath Kovind on his electoral victory and said that it "looks forward" to working with him on regional and global issues, reported PTI. Kovind, a low-key lawyer-turned-politician, was yesterday elected as India's 14th President, the first BJP member and the second Dalit to occupy the country's highest office.

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`Bareilly Ki Barfi` is a very much like Woody Allen films: Ayushmann Khurana

Actor Ayushmann Khurana, who is all geared up for the release of his upcoming film "Bareilly Ki Barfi", says that it is very much like a Woody Allen film.

"The trailer of 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' is very quirky. I feel this film has all quirks of typical Hrishikesh Mukherjee or Sai Paranjape's school of cinema. It's a very Woody Allen kind of film in a w

China aiming at unilaterally changing tri-junction status: Sushma Swaraj

China intends to unilaterally change the status of the tri-junction with Bhutan, which poses a challenge to India's security, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said as per the PTI report. Responding to supplementaries during Question Hour, she informed the Rajya Sabha that there was a written agreement between India, China and Bhutan in 2012 that the three nations will together decide

Ram Nath Kovind is the next President of India

Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA candidate, was elected as India's 14th president receiving an overwhelming majority of votes from the country's lawmakers, reported PTI. Kovind defeated opposition's Meira Kumar, a former Lok Sabha speaker, garnering more than 65 percent of the votes in the Electoral College, the Returning Officer for the poll announced.

The 71-year old, who will b

Salman to perform in three avatars at award show

 Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will be seen performing in three different avatars at the upcoming BIG Zee Entertainment Awards 2017.

Salman, who enthralled the audiences with his foot-tapping performances in the earlier editions of the awards gala, will be seen performing three different acts this year, read a statement.

The first segment will showcase the r

Gaming PCs, convertibles to drive growth after note ban bump: Lenovo India

 The note ban did have a slight impact on the adoption of technology and purchasing trends in the country but that phase is now over and gaming PCs, along with convertible laptops, will drive the next level of growth in the personal computers' space, a top Lenovo India executive has stressed.

Saying that demonetisation cooled down the demand for PCs in India, market rese

Sennheiser launches new wireless headphone at Rs 11,990

German audio brand Sennheiser on Wednesday launched in India a new wireless headphone "CX 7.00BT" at Rs 11,990.

The new model offers a minimalist, lightweight neckband design, good bass-driven sound and leading-edge wireless technology, the company said in a statement.

The headphone comes with 10-hour battery life and can be fully recharged via USB in 1.5

Shastri has always had a positive mindset: Wriddhiman Saha

India wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha on Wednesday said that new coach Ravi Shastri has always had a "positive" mindset when he was the team director and that he was looking forward to working with him again on the Sri Lanka tour.

Shastri took over as India coach from Anil Kumble, making this his third stint with the national team. 

The 55-year

Theres obsession for females body everywhere: Taapsee Pannu

 Actress Taapsee Pannu, who has apologised for her comment on southern cinema's midriff craze, says the obsession for a female body exists everywhere.

The actress, who made a strong statement about how a woman's "no means no" with the hard-hitting drama "Pink", was trolled after she featured in a comic video wherein she spoke about how in her debut Tel

Microsoft to speed up Chinas self-driving tech with Baidu

To help expand China's self-driving technology, Microsoft has decided to join leading Internet search provider Baidu to take the technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide.

As a member of the Apollo alliance, Microsoft will provide global scale for Apollo outside of China with the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Announced by Baidu in April this y

Bharat Arun returns as bowling coach; no decision yet on Zak, Dravid

 Clearing the confusion over the appointments of the support staff of the Indian cricket team, the BCCI on Tuesday promoted current batting coach Sanjay Bangar as the assistant coach and re-signed Bharat Arun as the bowling coach till the 2019 ICC World Cup.

R.Sridhar will continue to serve the team as the fielding coach.

The decision was taken after the newly

Apache discontinues use of Facebook code libraries

 US-based open-source community Apache Foundation has said it will not use Facebook's 'BSD-licensed' code for any of its new software projects for legal reasons.

The foundation banned the use of libraries, frameworks and tools covered by Facebook's open-source 'BSD-plus-Patents' license in any new projects, The Register reported on Tuesday.

Dhawan replaces injured Vijay for Tests in Sri Lanka

In-form opener Shikhar Dhawan will replace injured Murali Vijay for the three-Test series in the upcoming India tour of Sri Lanka, a BCCI release confirmed on Monday.

Vijay hasn't fully recovered from the wrist injury he picked during the Test series against Australia, and has been advised to continue his rehabilitation programme.

"The All-India Senior Sel

Britain to probe SAS troops photos posted on Facebook

Britain's Ministry of Defence has expressed its concern at the publication of the photographs that show the country's elite special forces in training missions. It will soon launch a probe into the matter, a media report said.

"We are aware of an incident involving soldiers sharing images online. We expect the highest standards of behaviour from our personnel at all

Expects monsoon session to run with GST spirit: Prime Minister

Ahead of the beginning of the monsoon session of the Parliament today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that this session will bring in a new spirit after the successful implementation of GST. “After summer, the advent of first rain brings in a fresh new smell into the soil. Similarly, this monsoon session will bring in a new spirit after the successful implementation of GST,”

When Saiyami Kher met Roger Federer

Actress Saiyami Kher is more than happy to meet Swiss tennis star Roger Federer, who won his record eighth men's singles title at the Wimbledon tournament.

Saiyami on Sunday night took to Twitter to share a photograph of herself with Federer. 

"Moral of the story. When you really want something, you get it! I met Federer and watched him win!" she

Worldwide PC shipments decline 4.3%, HP Inc pips Lenovo

Worldwide PC shipments hit 61.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017 -- a 4.3 per cent decline from the second quarter last year, market research firm Gartner said on Friday.

HP Inc reclaimed the top position from Lenovo in the worldwide PC market in the second quarter and achieved five consecutive quarters of year-over-year growth. 

Lenovo's global

Ranbir Kapoor to start Ayans next from mid-October

Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is all geared up for his first production venture "Jagga Jasoos", says that he will start the shooting of Ayan Mukherji's next titled "Dragon" from October 15.

Ranbir shared the details about his next films at the special screening of his film "Jagga Jasoos" on Thursday 

"As far as Sanjay Dutt bio

Rohan Bopanna - Gabriela Dabrowski crash out of Wimbledon

Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski crashed out of the mixed doubles competition at the Wimbledon tennis tournament following a tough three-set battle here on Thursday.

The 10th seeded Indo-Canadian pair went down 7-6, 4-6, 5-7 to the unseeded duo of Henri Kontinen of Finland and Heather Watson of Britain in a quarter-final clash that lasted for