Apple allows third-party app integration to its video editing software

San Francisco: Apple has introduced third-party workflow extensions and a host of new features for professional video creators in its update to “Final Cut Pro X” — its professional video-editing programme. The “Final Cut Pro X” update, now available on the Mac App Store, introduces workflow extensions that enable professional video editors to use third-party […]

Delhi: CBI arrests Delhi government’s GST Assistant Commissioner

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an Assistant Commissioner of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) department of the Delhi government while accepting a bribe of Rs 6 lakh, officials said on Tuesday. The arrested officer has been identified as Jitender Joon while another person who was also arrested was named […]

HP: Himachal seeks separate battalion in Indian Army

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday sought a separate battalion in the Indian Army for the state in view of a large number of people serving the armed force. This demand was raised at a meeting here between Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Chief of Staff Headquarters (Western Command) Lt Gen P.K. Bali. Several issues […]

Northern Railway gets its first high speed locomotive

New Delhi: The Northern Railway on Tuesday received its first aerodynamically designed passenger electric locomotive capable of running at 200 kmph, an official said. “The first aerodynamically designed three-phase WAP-5 passenger electric locomotive built by the Chittaranjan Locomotive Works has been introduced in service in Northern Railway today,” a senior rail official told IANS. The […]

UK: Army chief visits ITBP troopers in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Tuesday visited the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troopers in Uttarakhand’s Nelang border and offered them Diwali greetings. He reached Nelang on the Indo-China border at around 8.30 a.m. in a chopper and spent more than two hours with the troopers. Uttarakhand shares a 345-km border with China of which […]

UP: Adityanath inaugurates international cricket stadium in Lucknow

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the ‘Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium’ here on Tuesday. Accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, Sports Minister Chetan Chauhan and Congress leader Rajeev Shukla, Adityanath was presented with a memento by Uday Sinha, the Managing Director of Ekana […]

Putin says India ‘privileged strategic partner’

Moscow: President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russia remained the top supplier of advanced weapons and defence technology to its “privileged strategic partner” India and added that Moscow and other BRICS nations were determined to back New Delhi’s anti-terror fight. “Russia remains in the lead in terms of both direct supplies of most advanced weapons […]

Several India-Russia pacts due at Oct 15 bilateral meet

New Delhi: Several important agreements are likely to be signed at the India-Russia bilateral summit, to be held in Goa this month, during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit for the BRICS leaders’ meeting, the government said on Tuesday. “At the 17th India-Russia Annual Summit in Goa on 15 October 2016, the leaders are expected to […]

Samsung tells Galaxy Note 7 owners to stop using devices

Seoul: After temporarily suspending the production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphone amid battery explosion fears, Samsung on Tuesday advised Note 7 owners to stop using the device — both original and the replaced one. “Consumers with either an original Galaxy Note 7 or a replacement Galaxy Note 7 device should power down and stop using […]

Festivity to elude real estate this season: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi: Despite the RBI lowering its interest rate by 0.25 per cent, the real estate sector is unlikely to record higher sales during the ongoing festive season, an Assocham survey said on Sunday. “Buried under high debt and inability of developers to complete and hand over pending projects well beyond commitments to hard-pressed consumers, […]

UK: Bolero caught with 25 cases of IMFL

Dehradun: Police on Sunday caught a bolero with 25 cases of IMFL being smuggled from neighbouring states into Uttarakhand, though the driver succesfully escaped leaving behind the vehicle. The police was getting information for quite some time about liquor being brought into the state from the neighbouring states and being sold in the local market […]

J&K: Autumn in Kashmir: Nature in bloom but where are the tourists?

Srinagar: Kashmir’s season of pleasure and plenty, the autumn, is here, but alas, the tragedy of the beleaguered valley this year has overshadowed everything that is good about the golden-brown season. For anyone coming to Kashmir in autumn, nature could just not have been more rewarding. A verdant countryside, crystal-clear waters in rivers and streams, […]

Delhi: Radioactive leak at Delhi airport, NDRF says nothing to panic

New Delhi: A radioactive substance leaked at the international airport here on Sunday from a medical shipment flown from France but authorities later said there was nothing to panic. Deputy Commissioner of Police Sanjay Bhatia quoted the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as saying that the radioactivity following the leak was within permissible limits. No […]

80% Jan Dhan Yojana accounts have cash balance: Jaitley

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that 80 per cent of the 240 million new accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana are now functional with cash balances. “Today, we have been able to connect 240 million people additionally to the banking system. About 80 per cent of them are today […]

Possession or sale of imported fireworks illegal: Government

New Delhi: In view of Chinese fireworks flooding the markets during the festive season, the government on Wednesday said that the possession or sale of firecrackers of foreign origin was illegal and punishable by law. “Possession and sale of fireworks of foreign origin in India is illegal and punishable under the law. Information about possession […]