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Venkaiah Naidu announces 30 new smart cities

While both the capitals of Jammu & Kashmir, Jammu and Srinagar , made it to the list, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's constituency Raebareli could not find place. So far, the government has announced 60 cities under the Smart City Mission . The Centre was expected to announce 40 smart cities , but Bengal and Mumbai's non-participation brought the numbers to 30. Read More »

House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

After the GOP's Karen Handel and Ralph Norman won their respective races in Georgia and SC on Tuesday night, the president congratulated them in separate tweets. "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top", Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX) told Politico Wednesday. "And I'm not sure that that's there yet". Read More »

Ellen's hidden camera captures guests stealing

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Unbeknownst to the stream of guests checking out DeGeneres' gifts, there were hidden cameras set up around the room to test their honesty, and let's just say this woman failed with flying colors. "Come here." Sprinkle in a burn about being a good person when nobody is watching, it was far more brutal a display than could have been expected from Ellen's deliberately light show. Read More »

Air Force Opposes Creation of Space Corps

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Space Corps to better prepare against space threats from Russian Federation and China. Earlier this week, Congress asked the U.S. Air Force to do something it has never done before: establish a designated force of soldiers to prepare for a war in space. Read More »

CLEAR Biometric Screening Arrives at LAX

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Los Angeles World Airports announced Thursday that Shake Shack will open at Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport starting Wednesday. The next time the member flies from one of 22 Clear registered airports, they can simply scan their iris or fingerprint at designated kiosks and proceed directly to TSA physical screening. Read More »

'Angels' join vigil for 49 Pulse victims

Around the state, flags were held at half-staff Monday to commemorate the victims . Bob Johnson, owner of the Apartment Lounge, said the goal of the vigil was to bring people together and raise awareness for " Orlando United Day ". The incident was later classified as a terrorist attack. His widow, Noor Salman, is charged in federal court with aiding and abetting Mateen's attack and lying to authorities. Read More »

Anyone could have essayed Laxman in 'Tubelight': Salman

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In a recent interview to an entertainment portal, filmmaker Kabir Khan said that when he suggested Salman that SRK is best suited for the cameo, Salman agreed and phoned SRK, who eventually agreed in just two minutes, to come on board for the film. Read More »

Government health insurance markets holding up, barely

They say proposed cutbacks in Medicaid and changes to insurance regulations in the Republican health care plan, which has been discussed behind the scenes so far with no public hearings by the Senate, will do "irreparable" harm. But even more so away from cities. So many convoluted compromises. Coverage must be at least as comprehensive as the federal standard, for one thing. Read More »

Combustible cladding found in UK tower blocks: PM May

Urgent tests in the wake of the disaster that killed at least 79 people have so far revealed that the flammable material has been found on at least three blocks across the United Kingdom, prime minister Theresa May said. "The residents of Grenfell Tower have been through some of the most harrowing and traumatic experiences imaginable and it is our duty to support them", said Javid. Read More »

Uber Wants Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg as CEO

Lashinsky also remains optimistic, arguing that Uber could be able to move forward - as long as it has the right leadership. Yesterday (June 20), five large investors of Uber demanded that Kalanick vacate his post immediately. But its reputation has suffered over the harassment reports , and the company has also faced challenges to its labor and competition practices, as well as a lawsuit from Google's parent company over its self-driving vehicle program. Read More »

Tony Awards: 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins top Broadway honours

Ben PlattBen Platt took to the Tony Awards stage to represent the critically acclaimed, Dear Evan Hansen . The veteran actress, who was treated to a standing ovation by the excited crowd, continued to share her appreciation and love for the award backstage. Read More »

India and Pakistan officially join SCO

Putin also said it is necessary to strengthen coordination between the SCO member states, as he added that Daesh is preparing "new plans" to destabilize Central Asia and southern Russian Federation. India abstained from the Summit to highlight its concerns over the $50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor which is part of the Belt and Road Initiative , the pet project of Xi, and passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Read More »

"Fancy lawyering" can't save Bill Cosby, prosecution argues

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Jurors did hear Cosby's side of the story, though not in his voice. Cosby, 79 , could serve 10 years in prison for the charges of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, making it possible the comedian and alumnus could be in prison for the rest of his life. Read More »

Russia to grant Comey asylum if US persecutes him: Putin

Perhaps keeping with that tradition of humor, Russian president Vladimir Putin offered James Comey political asylum while speaking on the Russian call-in show on Thursday - though whether or not he meant it was up for debate. "And what about constant USA propaganda, constant US support of America-oriented non-government organisations by giving them money directly?" Isn't it an impact on our minds? "If it wasn't for Crimea, if it wasn't for other problems, they would think of other reasons to ... Read More »

Television Batman star Adam West dies at 88

Adam West was best known of course for his role on Batman in the 1960's, but there is one voice-over role especially that he's carried on in recent years: Mayor Adam West on Fox's Family Guy . West is survived by his wife, Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Green said: "He was a true hero of mine - grew up watching him as Batman , and got the privilege of both working with and directing him". Read More »

Titanfall 2 plays some War Games with new DLC this month

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The upcoming DLC, titled The War Games , will be bringing a new map, mode, execution, and a third weapon slot for pilots. The all new War Games map highlights the civilian shops, tall buildings for window-to-window fighting, and city streets for Titan combat from the Battle of Angel City, and the large, open tank garage facilities for hand-to-hand Pilot combat from the Battle of Airbase Sierra. Read More »

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

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Democrats lost another race in SC that same night, and that followed previous disappointments in Montana and Kansas. They are both toxic as proven yet again in the special election for a House seat in Georgia. She acknowledged the attacks but added: "I think I'm worth the trouble". Representative Kathleen Rice, one of a handful of Democratic representatives publicly calling for new leadership, told the New York Times that Democrats should drop Pelosi because the right has vilified her - ... Read More »

Allegations of misconduct shut production of "Bachelor in Paradise'"

The summer spin-off from The Bachelor franchise brings together past contestants from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette , giving the forlorn lovers a second chance at finding a partner. has since confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it had indeed halted production following the allegation, leaving "Bachelor In Paradise" Season 4 , which is slated for an August 8 debut, up in the air. Read More »

Finsbury Park attack: Cardiff resident Darren Osborne arrested

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He was grabbed at the scene by locals and pinned down until police arrived. "We have a witness saying that the guy who did what he did, the driver of the van, said 'I did my bit, ' which means he's not mentally ill", Kacimi said. Around 200 people of all faiths gathered in front of London's Finsbury Park Mosque on Tuesday to show solidarity after a van ploughed into worshippers in a suspected attack on a Muslim prayer-gathering during Ramadam. Read More »

Do Institutional Investors Hate Hca Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA)?

HCA Holdings, Inc. The firm has a market capitalization of $30.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.41 and a beta of 0.77. The stock rose 0.32% or $0.27 reaching $84.01 per share. HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. Ten analysts have provided estimates for HCA Healthcare's earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.89 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.70. Read More »

At Glastonbury, Depp asks about assassinating the president

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The question was a reference to the death of former President Abraham Lincoln shot by actor John Wilkes Booth in 1865. "By the way, this is going to be in the press and it'll be terrible", he said. No such concerns were raised over Depp's comments a year ago that, "If Donald Trump is elected president of the United States of America, in a kind of historical way it's exciting because we will see the actual last president of the United States". Read More »

'Saaho Will Be The Biggest Action Film Of 2018' : Neil Nitin Mukesh

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It's been a while since Neil Nitin Mukesh was seen on screen. We had already reported that actor Neil Nitin Mukesh plays the antagonist in Prabhas's Saaho, which is now on the floors. Neil will soon begin training for the sequences which he admits is something he has never done before. I have done action before, but this takes it to another level. Read More »

This Bollywood Celeb Will Be Part Of Krushna Abhishek's New Show?

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Mithun Chakraborty , who's known for his consummate comic timing, is all set to tickle your amusing bone with Sony TV's upcoming show which is tentatively titled Comedy Company. Talking about the format of the show, this one will neither follow the roast or the chat show format but will have the characters playing roles of aspiring theatre artists. Read More »