Virat Kohli unperturbed by Australian media jibes

India cricket captain Virat Kohli on Friday said he is unperturbed by the talk surrounding him in the Australian media and that he is not focussing too much on it, ahead of the fourth and final Test, starting here on Saturday.

From comparing him with the United States President Donald Trump for criticising the media to putting him in the same bracket as animals, there has been a lot w

Panasonic to launch 'intelligent' smartphones on March 27

In a bid to provide great experiences to consumers, Panasonic India is set to launch two smart intelligence-based smartphones on March 27 in the country.

The company on Friday sent out media invite for the event that reads "a new conversation around smartphones intelligence is about to begin, #ArboIsHere."

"Arbo" will be a smart intelligence-based feature

'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' crosses Rs 100 crore mark in India

Actors Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan-starrer romantic comedy film "Badrinath Ki Dulhania" has crossed the Rs 100 crore mark at the domestic box office.

The Shashank Khaitan directorial, which released on March 10, collected Rs 100.74 crore till Thursday, read a statement issued on behalf of the makers.

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has backed the film under his Dharma P

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses grief over London terror attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday has expressed grief over the terror attack in London in which 5 people were killed and nearly 40 injured when a terrorist suspect mowed down pedestrians on a bridge and stabbed a police officer close to the British parliament complex, said the media reports. Modi said in a tweet that, “Deeply saddened by the terror attack in London.

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I love Kohli and Australian public love him: Former Aussie captain Clarke

Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke on Wednesday slammed his country's media for "tarnishing" India skipper Virat Kohli's image and stressed that his country "loves" the Indian except a handful of journalists.

Besides comparing the 28-year-old Kohli to United States President Donald Trump by news daily "The Daily Telegraph", Fox Sports Austral

Facebook Live available to desktop users now

Facebook users can now go live directly from their desktops using their webcams and also broadcast gameplay from their computers.

According to a Facebook blog post on Wednesday, Facebook live on desktops was earlier available for pages only, but now the status update composer will feature a Live button also.

Facebook also added a new feature that makes it easy to use streami

Rajinikanth to unveil housing scheme in Jaffna

Superstar Rajinikanth will hand over keys to 150 homes built for Tamils by Gnanam Foundation on April 9 in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, according to a statement released by Lyca Productions.

As part of his visit, Rajinikanth is also expected to speak at a public meeting and plant tree saplings.

"Named after Lyca Group chairman Subaskaran Allirajah's mother, the foundation has

Peru keeping the faith ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Peru defender Miguel Trauco has said that victories against Venezuela and Uruguay in the next week will revive the team's chances of qualifying for next year's FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Peru are currently eighth in the 10-team South American zone standings, six points adrift of the automatic qualification places. They will have a chance to narrow the gap when they visit Venezu

Salman Khan , Katrina Kaif 'back together'

Superstar Salman Khan is happy to be "back together" with actress Katrina Kaif to shoot a song for upcoming film "Tiger Zinda Hai", a sequel to 2012 blockbuster "Ek Tha Tiger".

The "Sultan" star took to Twitter to share a glimpse from the shoot. He posted an image with him in tuxedo and Katrina -- with her locks falling over her shoulder -- in a

Ram Mandir: Supreme Court suggests fresh attempts to settle dispute

Speaking on the Ayodhya temple dispute, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the fresh attempts must be made by all the concerned parties to find a consensual solution to end the dispute. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said that such religious issues can be solved through negotiations and offered to mediate to arrive at an amicable settlement, as per the PTI report. The bench also

Schweinsteiger to join MLS club Chicago Fire, confirm Man United

Manchester United on Tuesday announced that out-of-favour veteran German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will join Major League Soccer (MLS) club Chicago Fire.

The 2014 World Cup winner has been frozen out by head coach Jose Mourinho, who does not see the former Bayern Munich star in his plans. The 32-year-old, bogged down by multiple injuries, is considered as a player who is past

Twitter to launch Live video API later this week

In a bid to make easier for media firms to post live video broadcasts, micro-blogging website Twitter will launch Live video application programming interface (API) later this week.

"The API will let companies hook up professional broadcasting and video editing equipment to Twitter with more powerful integrations than Twitter's existing Periscope Producer feature," tech

I value privacy: Actor Anushka Sharma

Cricketer Virat Kohli shared a romantic Valentine's Day message with a photograph of Anushka Sharma, and then, on International Women's Day, he tagged her in a social media post. But the actress has always chosen to stay mum about their bond. She says she values privacy.

"I value privacy, so I will always hope that people let me be when it comes to my personal space,"

Apple's unnamed 'wireless device' is electronic door reader

Apple's recently submitted application for an unnamed "wireless device" to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approval turns out to be a door access system, most likely to be used for the Apple Park campus.

"The manual for model 'A1844, which supports both NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy, includes wiring instructions, and in fact says that user

Facebook may showcase its hardware products in April: Report

In a fresh bid to take on rivals like Apple, Google and Snap, Facebook is reportedly foraying into consumer hardware products that may involve next-gen cameras, augmented reality (AR) devices, drones and even a brain scanning technology.

At its "Building 8" facility, the company is working on at least four unannounced consumer hardware products, Business Insider reported on

Jacqueline Fernandez to host Justin Bieber during India visit

Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez will be taking Grammy Award winner and global pop sensation Justin Bieber to a tour around Mumbai during his scheduled trip to India in May. She plans to "give him a taste of all things desi" as his tour guide.

Bieber will be performing at the D.Y. Patil Stadium here on May 10 as part of his Purpose World Tour.

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Google Doodle remembers Finnish woman writer

Google dedicated a doodle on Sunday to mark the 173rd birth anniversary of Finnish writer and social activist Minnah Canth.

Born in 1844 in Finland, Canth began writing while living as a widow and raising seven children. She began her career as a journalist and later went on to publish her own daily, Wapaita Aatteita.

One of the first female authors to write in Finnish than

Cheteshwar Pujara, Saha help India bring down first innings deficit

Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha helped India get closer to taking the lead with superlative batting as the hosts posted 435/6, 16 runs behind Australia’s 451 at lunch on the fourth day of the third Test here on Sunday.

The two stitched together an unbeaten 107-run stand for the seventh wicket, with Pujara batting on 164 and Saha on 59. This is the highest run partnership i

Kapil Sharma to sing in his Punjabi film

Ace comedian and actor Kapil Sharma, who has produced a yet untitled upcoming Punjabi film, has also sung a few songs in the movie, says its lead actor Damanpreet Singh.

“Besides producing, Kapil has also sung two to three songs in the film. The name of the film is still not decided. Apart from me, the film also features Gurpreet Guggi,” Damanpreet told IANS on the launch

Deepika Padukone not part of Rajinikanth's next

Director Pa. Ranjith has rubbished rumours that actress Deepika Padukone has been finalised as the heroine of his next yet-untitled Tamil project with superstar Rajinikanth.

As a reply to a Twitter user on Friday evening, Ranjith said that the news about Deepika being cast in his next project is untrue.

Earlier, it was rumoured that Radhika Apte was being considered for the

Zidane looking forward to facing his 'master' Ancelotti in Champions League

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane commented on Friday that he thinks Real Madrid's Champions League quarter-final tie against Bayern Munich, currently under the guidance of former Spanish capital club coach Carlo Ancelotti, is evenly balanced.

The tie, which not only pits Madrid against a historic rival, sees them take on former coach Ancelotti, who led the Spanish side to th

1 bn Yahoo accounts on sale, despite hacking indictments: Media

One billion Yahoo accounts are up for sale at $200,000 or best offer, a media report has said.

The passwords do not work, but the dates of birth, telephone numbers and security questions could still be useful to an adept cyberthief, a New York Times report said. 

US Federal prosecutors unsealed indictments this week against four Russian men, including two hackers and tw

'Life' has been about enjoying myself: Jake Gyllenhaal

(IANS) Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, for whom Bollywood is mostly about musical numbers, says his upcoming movie "Life" has been an experiment in enjoying himself and having fun during work, rather than investing a lot of energy into it.

Jake, 36, plays the role of David Jordan in the upcoming science fiction horror film which releases in India on March 24.

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President to open 'Universities of the Future' meet

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate on Saturday a three-day international conference on "Universities of the Future: Knowledge, Innovation and Responsibility" in Haryana.

The President's office on Friday said the conference -- at the O.P Jindal Glbal University in Sonipat -- will examine the future of Indian universities in the 21st century and will have sessions

Twitter to allow media firms to directly live stream

Micro-blogging site Twitter will soon allow media firms to post live streaming videos directly into the service, media reports said.

According to a report in the Information on Thursday, Twitter will allow media firms to plug directly into Twitter's software to go live by opening its streaming application programming interface (API) to them.

"Twitter is opening up i