AirAsia offers cheap international flight tickets from Rs 4,399. Details here

AirAsia offers cheap international flight tickets from Rs 4,399. Details here UPDATED: August 29, 2018 19: 21IST AirAsia is launching lucrative discounts for all its international flyers in its ‘Thailand on Sale!’ deal. The tickets under the offer start at an all-inclusive rate of Rs 4,399 and are only available for select routes   In […]

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Sex-deprived dolphin Zafar terrorises tourists at French beach

Sex-deprived dolphin Zafar terrorizes tourists at a French beach. Wednesday, August 28, 2018 12:31 IST The beach in France’s Britanny is dealing with a rather unusual problem. Zafar, a sexually-deprived dolphin, has scared the living daylights out of tourists by attempting to rub against them. Such is the terror of the lovelorn dolphin that the Landevennec […]

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US Open 2018: Weary Nick Kyrgios puts heat on officials after first round win

By: Reuters | New York | Updated: August 29, 2018 10:20:53 am Nick Kyrgios sweated out a 7-5 2-6 6-4 6-2 win over Radu Albot to reach the second round of the US Open on Tuesday then the fiery Australian put the heat on officials to come up with an extreme conditions rule instead of […]

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Rights groups tell Google they don’t want censored search in China

By: AP | Beijing | Published: August 29, 2018 8:57:37 am More than a dozen human rights groups have sent a letter to Google urging the company not to offer censored internet search services in China. The joint letter dated Tuesday calls on CEO Sundar Pichai to explain what Google is doing to safeguard users […]

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Hawaii residents hit by floods from Hurricane Lane as new storm forms

The residents are keeping a watchful eye on Tropical Storm Miriam, spinning in the Pacific Ocean some 2,000 miles to the east and expected to become a hurricane by the time it approaches the islands. By: Reuters | Published: August 29, 2018 7:41:23 am Flash flood warnings were issued on Tuesday for the Hawaiian island of Kauai, with […]

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Chinese given the right to larger families, but few interested

Couples have increasingly delayed having even one child as they devote more time to other goals, such as building their careers. The skyrocketing cost of raising children in booming China has also given many prospective parents pause. Written by ZEESHAN SHAIKH | Beijing | Published: August 29, 2018 6:16:30 am China has started laying the grounds for ending […]

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Asian Games 2018: Indian paddlers lose to Korea but return with historic bronze

Written by Shahid Judge | Mumbai | Published: August 29, 2018 2:39:30 am Gnanasekaran Sathiyan bursts out laughing. He’s just been reminded that the ply he uses on his table tennis racquet is named after a Japanese player, Jun Mizutani. It’s a piece of equipment he has used to win a World Tour event and […]

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Apple A12 chip will be 20 per cent faster, 2019 iPhones likely to ditch 3D Touch: Report

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 28, 2018 10:12:43 pm Apple’s upcoming A12 will be 20 per cent faster and use 40 per cent less power, according to CultofMac report. Due to a compact fabrication process (7nm), the upcoming Apple chipset will reportedly be faster. While previous reports have suggested Apple’s A12 […]

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India’s foodgrain output to touch new record of 284.83 million tonnes in 2017-18

“As a result of near normal rainfall during monsoon 2017 and various policy initiatives taken by the government, the country has witnessed record foodgrain production in 2017-18,” the ministry said in a statement. By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: August 28, 2018 8:50:13 pm India’s foodgrain production is estimated to grow to an all-time high of 284.83 […]

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