‘Avengers’ past ‘Jurassic World’ as fourth-biggest film globally

Neighborhood Entertainment Desk: Superhero mash-up ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ has gone past ‘Jurassic World’ to become the fourth-highest grossing film at the worldwide box office. It now trails only three titles at the all-time worldwide box office – ‘Avatar’ with $2.79 billion, ‘Titanic’ with $2.19 billion and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at $2.07 billion. Co-directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, the film features a massive ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Zoe Saldana and Chris Pratt. Continue reading ‘Avengers’ past ‘Jurassic World’ as fourth-biggest film globally

One held for cheating people on pretext of selling farm houses

Neighbourhood News Desk: Police nabbed a high profile fraudster, who used to cheat well-connected personalities including author and motivational speaker Shiv Khera, who was his latest prey.The accused on the pretext of selling a farm house called Shiv Khera and cheated him of Rs 1.25 crore. Police have arrested the accused, Pankaj Dayal. Senior police official said for the last one decade, Dayal is into cheating people and sits in a circle of influential people. To attract his preys, he lived a luxurious lifestyle, owned a Mercedes car and used to lure people to invest in properties. Continue reading One held for cheating people on pretext of selling farm houses

Two engineering students drown in Haiderpur Canal

Neighbourhood News Desk: Two engineering students Rajdeep and Shikahar both in the age group of 22-years fell in the Haiderpur canal, said an official from the Delhi Fire Service (DFS).While the two students were sitting on the bank of the Haiderpur canal and eating something one of them slipped and the other jumped in to rescue him. Additional DCP Rohini said, information was received regarding drowning of two boys in Haiderpur canal at the Police Station Samaypur Badli. During inquiry, it was revealed that the boys were students of Delhi Technological University, Shahbad Daulatpur and were sitting on the bank of … Continue reading Two engineering students drown in Haiderpur Canal

Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg planning Catch Me If You Can reunion

Neighbourhood Entertainment Desk: Veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who last worked together on 2002’s Catch Me If You Can, are in early talks to re-team for a Ulysses S Grant biopic. Lionstate and DiCaprio’s Appian Way shingle last November acquired movie rights to Grant, the bestselling Ron Chernow biography that’s being adapted by David James Kelly. Grant has been widely recognized as a superior military tactician for leading the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy during the Civil War under the supervision of President Abraham Lincoln, winning key battles at Shiloh and Vicksburg. Won two terms … Continue reading Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg planning Catch Me If You Can reunion

Blood cancer’s signs, diagnosis and cure. All you need to know about it

Neighbourhood Health Desk: Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases in the world. It can affect any organ of the body, including blood cells. Symptoms and signs depend upon what part is involved with the disease. Cancer affecting the blood and the lymphatic system is called blood cancer.Blood cancers are classified and sub-typed based on investigations and molecular tests. All these cancers require tailored treatment.As medical science is evolving constantly, newer modalities of treatment like immunotherapy are being developed, which have better results and fewer side effects. Prompt and early diagnosis of these cancers, along with regular treatment by experts … Continue reading Blood cancer’s signs, diagnosis and cure. All you need to know about it

Vivo V9 sapphire blue variant launched in India

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Vivo on Thursday introduced its latest flagship Vivo V9 in a sapphire blue colour variant for Rs 22,990. Variant will be available for purchase from retail stores from May 18, the company said in a statement. Handset has earlier been available in champagne gold, and pearl black colours. The sapphire blue variant will also be available online on Amazon and Vivo E-store from May 21. Comes with a 19:9 “Full View” display, 24MP selfie camera with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and “Game Mode” was launched in India in March.Is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor coupled with … Continue reading Vivo V9 sapphire blue variant launched in India

28-year-old man in Delhi gets himself shot to implicate rivals

Neighbourhood News Desk: 28-year-old man got himself shot in his arm and leg on Tuesday night in order to try and implicate three men with whom his friend was involved in a monetary dispute, police said on Thursday.The man, identified by only his first name Rahul, is hospitalized with gunshot wounds to his elbow and leg and will be arrested soon, said Atul Kumar Thakur, deputy commissioner of police (northeast). Rahul’s three aides have already been arrested. Thakur said it was the second time in four months that Rahul has been shot by the same set of rivals. The DCP said … Continue reading 28-year-old man in Delhi gets himself shot to implicate rivals

Traumatized by rape of blind niece, Delhi man ends life

Neighbourhood News Desk: Two weeks after a 20-year-old blind woman was allegedly raped in a shanty in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh, her uncle was found hanging from a tree outside her home on Thursday. The dead man, who drove a cycle rickshaw for a living, was the sole wage earner in a family that included the fatherless rape survivor and her 55-year-old mother. On Thursday, the survivor told Hindustan Times she wants to withdraw the rape case and return to her village in Uttar Pradesh because there is no one left in the family to pursue a long legal battle. The … Continue reading Traumatized by rape of blind niece, Delhi man ends life

Thunderstorm and rain hit Delhi, Met dept says more on way

Neighbourhood News Desk: Thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds and very light rain hit parts of Delhi on Thursday evening.India Meteorological Department warned that of more such storms are occurring over the next two days. There were, however, no reports of any injuries or casualties. One domestic flight was diverted till reports last came in. The storm, which had hit national capital on Wednesday, had a wind speed of 106 km per hour. It had left one person dead and another 18 injured.Some parts of Delhi received traces to very light rain. It failed to bring any considerable change in the mercury. … Continue reading Thunderstorm and rain hit Delhi, Met dept says more on way