UK Prime Minister Theresa May pitches welfare cuts, migrant curbs in manifesto

Britain's prime minister, Theresa May, will campaign for more welfare cuts, curbs to benefits for some immigrants, and a more relaxed fiscal policy when she formally reveals her election platform.

Kolkata Knight Riders Piyush Chawla with team mates celebrate the wicket of David Warner during the IPL 10 eliminator match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. | PTI

Kolkata Knight Riders defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad to enter IPL Qualifier 2

Two-time champions KKR defeated defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets in a rain-truncated Indian Premier League Eliminator to enter the Qualifier 2 of the tournament.

Nation

Lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar (File | PTI)

Lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar reacts on Triple Talaq

Popular lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar has lent his support for ending triple talaq, saying the instant divorce practice should be legally banned and declared a "cognizable offence".

World

President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.| AP

Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready for peace: Trump

After offering condolences to the victims of the UK concert attack, U.S. President Trump says Israelis and Palestinians seek lives of hope for their children and that leaders from both sides are ready

Sport

Indian team on the field (AP)

ICC Champions Trophy-Shukla Hopeful Of Adequate Security By British Police

While the International Cricket Council has said that it will review the security for the upcoming Champions Trophy and the Women’s World Cup in the England and Wales following a terror attack.

Other

Kapil Dev unveiled his wax statue at Madame Tussauds in New Delhi.

More sports stars to get wax replicas in Madame Tussauds Delhi

After the 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev unveiled his wax statue at Madame Tussauds in New Delhi on Thursday, the organizers informed of more sporting personalities to get wax statues.