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Should have left US basketball players in Chinese jail: Trump

Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Lashing out at the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players freed earlier this month after being arrested in China for theft, US President Donald Trump said that he should have left them in jail. Trump responded to the father of LiAngelo Ball, who on Friday downplayed the importance of the role Trump played ... Read More »

Prasoon Joshi criticises Bhansali for screening "Padmavati" without certificate

By Subhash K JhaMumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Disappointed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” was screened to selected individuals, CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi has said this “sets an opportunistic precedent” and attempts “to subvert the existing norm of film certification”. “It is disappointing that the film ‘Padmavati’ is being screened for the media and getting reviewed on national channels without the ... Read More »

Pinera takes lead in Chile presidential election

Santiago, Nov 20 (IANS) Former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera is leading the presidential election, with 22.78 per cent of votes counted, Chile’s Electoral Service said. “In democracy, all must have the opportunity to freely express their opinion, without resorting to violence,” Xinhua news agency quoted Pinera as saying earlier upon voting in Santiago. The 2017 election in Chile stands out ... Read More »

Russia, Iran, Turkey prepare for Syrian national dialogue congress

Moscow, Nov 20 (IANS) The Foreign Ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey met in the Turkish city of Antalya to discuss the preparations for a Syrian national dialogue congress, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The convocation of “an inclusive inter-Syrian dialogue” is aimed at restoring confidence between different factions and seeking compromises in the interests of a united and strong ... Read More »

Will chair ruling party congress in December: Mugabe

Harare, Nov 20 (IANS) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has told his countrymen on live television that he will chair the ruling party’s congress in December to resolve problems afflicting the ZANU-PF, a media report said. Mugabe’s address on national television on Sunday evening came after the ZANU-PF’s decision earlier in the day to recall him from the position of party ... Read More »

Matt Damon's 'surreal' Thor cameo

Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige feels actor Matt Damon’s cameo in “Thor: Ragnarok” was very surreal and “amazing”. Feige says he was shocked when Damon agreed to take the part in the movie, which features Chris Hemsworth as the protagonist. He described it as “very surreal and amazing” seeing the actor dressed as Loki, reports ... Read More »

NATO drill incident: Norway hopes Turkey will accept apology

Oslo, Nov 20 (IANS) Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg hoped that Turkey will accept her country’s apology after Turkish leaders appeared on an “enemy chart” at a NATO military exercise in the Nordic country, a media report said. However, should Turkey want to talk more about the event, Norway will be open for that, Solberg said according to public broadcaster ... Read More »

BRICS scientists plan nanotheranostics for simultaneous cancer diagnosis, treatment

By Sahana GhoshMoscow, Nov 20 (IANS) Cancer therapy a la paintball? Three teams from BRICS countries, including Russia and India, plan to embark on a project that uses the benefits of nanotechnology to simultaneously bundle both diagnostics and therapy into one package for treating cancer just like paintball activity. Dubbed nananotheranostics’ (abridged from therapy-diagnostic), this emerging advanced nano-medicine helps customising ... Read More »

China proposes three-phase solution to Rakhine issue

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 20 (IANS) China proposed a three-phase solution to help settle the issue in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. China believed that the Rakhine issue can be addressed by a solution acceptable to both Myanmar and Bangladesh through consultations between the two neighbouring countries, Wang told a joint press conference here on Sunday ... Read More »

'Perfect' Sheeran wins the hearts of Mumbaikars

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Dressed in blue kurta and jeans, hanging the guitar with the logo of his latest album “Divide” painted over it, the blue-eyed English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran touched all the right cord to make thousands of Mumbaikars to sing their lung out on a cold Sunday evening on the occasion of his much-awaited India Tour of the ... Read More »

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