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RPF solves Shatabdi Express snatching case
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With the arrest of a man, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) claimed to have solved a case of snatching that took place at the New Delhi railway station on September 23.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Singh Bros were alter egos acting with impunity (IANS Exclusive 1)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) How were the Singh Bros -- Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) -- the centrifugal forces behind the Rs 3,000 crore Religare Group fraud?
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lack of facilities, low pay hurting B'desh cricketers: Shakib
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) After Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh in the one-off Test recently, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) implemented a rule under which every Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) team must include at least one leg-spinner in their playing eleven. The BCB even suspended head coaches of two teams for not following the order.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
India-Turkey relations under Erdogan: Back to square one? (Lead correcting para 6, 2nd last para)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Turkey and India, though not the best of friends, have been trying for the past three decades to overcome their differences, and strike a balance in ties, with a little give and take from both sides. But the relation appears to have nosedived of late under the Presidentship of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has taken on the mantle of becoming a "global Islamic leader".
2019-10-20
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Two criminals injured in Delhi encounter
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In an encounter with the Delhi Police's special cell in the Rohini area on Sunday two criminals were injured.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress spokesman blames 'aunt', 'nephew' for custodial torture
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Bailed out on Sunday after two days in police custody, Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay alleged that he was subjected to "inhuman torture" and was not allowed to drink a drop of water for 14 hours, claiming that everything was done on the instruction of "pishi" (aunt) and "bhaipo" (nephew) as he had been speaking out against the rule of the "jungle" they had established.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
'Manmohan to attend Kartarpur opening as common pilgrim'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not attend the Kartarpur corridor inauguration on the invite of Pakistan next month, "but participate in the event as a common pilgrim", sources said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Five key aspects of Madrid's defeat to Mallorca
Madrid, Oct 20 (IANS) Real Madrid were on Sunday handed their first La Liga defeat of the season by Mallorca, which cost the club the top spot after the team's second-string players failed to fill the shoes of the starting members.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Modi shares Tamil version of poem written at Mamallapuram
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Continuing his outreach to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released the Tamil translation of the Hindi poem he penned during his visit to Mahabalipuram for the second informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping on October 11-12, calling the language "beautiful" and having "nurtured a vibrant culture".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
3 generations of police inspector run half-marathon
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It's rare to see three generations of a family taking part in a marathon together. On Sunday, 57-year-young Delhi Police Inspector Heera Lal Baliyan participated in Airtel Half Marathon with his son and grandchildren and joined that rare group.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Congress spokesman blames 'aunt', 'nephew' for custodial torture
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Bailed out on Sunday after two days in police custody, Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay alleged that he was subjected to "inhuman torture" and was not allowed to drink a drop of water for 14 hours, claiming that everything was done on the instruction of "pishi" (aunt) and "bhaipo" (nephew) as he had been speaking out against the rule of the "jungle" they have established.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Over 4.5 kg gold seized in Bengal,two arrested
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence sleuths have seized more than 4.5 kg of gold valued at about Rs 1.85 crores and arrested two persons in connection with smuggling of the precious metal from Bangladesh, the agency said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ogbeche the hero as Kerala strike down ATK in ISL opener
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Two-time champions ATK scored their 100th goal in the Indian Super League (ISL) but that wasnt enough to see them through in the opening match of ISL Season 6, as hosts Kerala Blasters rallied to script a 2-1 victory at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
BJP will end power subsidy: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that the BJP has made its stand clear that it will end the power subsidy being given by his government.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
South Africa beat Japan for place in Rugby WC semis
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) South Africa beat hosts Japan 26-3 in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday to set up a semifinal clash with Wales. The Springboks thus inched closer to clinching their third World Cup title following victories in 2007 and 1995.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Rohit surpasses Bradman, adds another feather to his cap
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma has silenced his critics with his continuous good run with the bat in the ongoing series against South Africa, proving his mettle as a Test opener.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
BJP Govt will provide cheaper power than AAP in Delhi: Goel
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and former BJP Delhi President Vijay Goel on Sunday said that if BJP comes to power in Delhi, it will give cheaper electricity than the AAP government.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Four terror camps hit in PoK, number of terrorists killed: Army Chief
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were hit and a number of terrorists killed in retaliatory artillery firing by India following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Army chief, General Bipin Rawat said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Sachin Pilot, Manisha Koirala close fourth Himalayan Echoes
Nainital, October 20 Oct 20 (IANSlife) Celebrity headliners Sachin Pilot, the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Manisha Koirala, actor-author, closed the second and final day of the fourth edition of Himalayan Echoes: Kumaon Festival of Literature and Arts here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
India-Turkey relations under Erdogan: Back to square one?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Turkey and India, though not the best of friends, have been trying for the past three decades to overcome their differences, and strike a balance in ties, with a little give and take from both sides. But the relation appears to have nosedived of late under the Presidentship of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has taken on the mantle of becoming a "global Islamic leader".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Muslims side makes submission on moulding of relief public
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following uproar from the Hindu side, the Muslim side has made public their written submissions regarding moulding of relief in the Ayodhya title dispute case.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
DU teacher had suicidal tendencies: Police
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In the 'murder and suicide' case of a 25-year guest lecturer of St Stephen's College of Delhi and his mother, the Delhi Police claimed to have been informed by the people close to the mother-son duo that the son had tried to 'convince' mother to commit suicide just five days ago.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit terms double ton as 'most challenging knock'
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma on Sunday termed his double century against South Africa in the ongoing third Test as the "most challenging knock" in Tests so far.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Gurugram woman alleges rape on pretext of marriage
Gurugram, Oct 20 (IANS) A 34-year-old woman has alleged that she was repeatedly raped by a manager of a foreign bank on the pretext of marriage and also cheated of Rs 15 lakh by him.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DPIIT sends queries to Amazon, Flipkart on FDI norms adherence
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After repeated complaints by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) over alleged violation of FDI norms by e-commerce majors, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has sent a questionnaire to Amazon and Flipkart over their adherence to the norms for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Paddy and basmati see increase in sown area over last year
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Paddy acreages in the current fiscal have grown by 6.5 per cent and basmati acreages have increased by a whopping 36 per cent in comparison to kharif 2018 but the increased cultivation may turn out to be a challenge due to growth concerns at the global level and within India.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ulemas' march could end in martial law: Pakistan Minister
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said whenever ulemas (religious scholars) launched a movement it led to imposition of martial law in the country.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Modi for bridging gap between human intentions, AI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Stressing integration and right balance between human and artificial intelligence (AI), Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday said the debate on AI should focus on bridging the gap between human intentions and AI, and not its likely negative impact.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Suresh, Lakshita corner glory in UTT
Howrah, Oct 20 (IANS) Second-seeded Preysh Raj Suresh came into his own to subdue title favourite Aadarsh Om Chetri of Delhi 4-2 to win the the sub-junior boys' final in the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Lady Gaga causes frenzy with Sanskrit tweet
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, who is recovering from a nasty fall she suffered during a concert in Las Vegas, surprised her Indian fans when she tweeted a Sanskrit mantra.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Vaani Kapoor: Ranveer, Sushant have good bodies
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Vaani Kapoor says her "Befikre" co-star Ranveer Singh and "Shuddh Desi Romance" co-star Sushant Singh Rajput really have good bodies.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana seeks Rs 3,418 cr for Hyderabad Pharma City
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Telangana government has urged the Centre to provide financial assistance of Rs.3,418 crore for Hyderabad Pharma City proposed to be developed near here.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Politics
Rohit highly motivated, played with freedom: Smith
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma has earned parises from different quarters for his consistent performance up the order after being promoted to open the innings for India in Tests.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
6th World Internet Conference opens in China
Wuzhen (China), Oct 20 (IANS) The sixth World Internet Conference opened on Sunday in the river town of Wuzhen in east China's Zhejiang province.
2019-10-20
Category: International, China,International
BJP accuses Abhijit, Amartya of using Nobel for political interest
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Two days after his uncharitable remarks on Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee generated a storm, BJP national Secretary Rahul Sinha on Sunday again attacked the Nobel Prize for Economics winner, challenging him to implement his economic thoughts even in one village instead of speaking against the Prime Minister or the Union Finance Minister.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
BJP faces wipe out in Bastar as Chitrakot votes on Monday
Raipur, Oct 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarhs ruling Congress has put its all might to flush BJP out of the sprawling but restive Bastar region as Chitrakot assembly seat is all set for voting on Monday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Johnson has 'numbers' to pass Brexit deal: Raab
London, Oct 20 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said, here on Sunday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson had enough MPs' support to get the Brexit deal passed. "We believe, we've got the numbers (to pass the deal) and we'll keep talking to the DUP, and see if there's further reassurances that can be provided," Raab tweeted.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Satellites to detect stranded whales from space
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Analysing satellite images may help scientists detect and count stranded whales from space, new research has found.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Four terror camps hit in PoK, three destroyed: Army Chief
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were hit and a number of terrorists killed in retaliatory artillery firing by India following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Army chief, General Bipin Rawat said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas set chilling goals
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra took to Instagram to show how she likes to cuddle with her husband and pop star Nick Jonas after a concert night.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Rugby WC: Wales edge past France for place in semis
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Wales edged past France 20-19 in a thrilling contest on Sunday to book their place in the semifinals of the Rugby World Cup.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
3 Nigerians arrested in Goa for possession of party drugs
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Three Nigerian nationals Ferninand Okonkwo (47), Michael Okafo (38), and Ogechukwu Precious Anutanwa (29) were arrested by the Goa Police on Sunday, for possession of banned party drugs namely cocaine, MDMA or ecstacy and LSD, a hallucinogenic drug, in the popular beach village of Calangute in North Goa.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
22% youth hold the key to Haryana Assembly
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Nearly 22 per cent voters in the 20-29 age group will play a major role in the Haryana Assembly polls on Monday, say social scientists.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Haryana BJP candidate gets EC notice over EVM remark
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) The Election Commission has served a notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Assandh in Haryana over his purported video remark that he had tampered the electronic voting machines (EVMs) and every vote would go to his party.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Shah Rukh Khan looking for his inner 'fashionista'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is inspired by the fashion sense of his close friend and filmmaker Karan Johar, and says he is trying to match up to it.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bezos' girlfriend Sanchez close to finalising divorce
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos's girlfriend Lauren Sanchez is close to finalising divorce with her husband, the media reported citing court documents filed this week.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
BJP ex-MLA's daughter moves HC for 'protection' from family
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) The daughter of BJP's former Bhopal legislator Surendra Nath Singh has filed a petition with the Madhya Pradesh High Court in Jabalpur seeking police protection from her family members.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Army man Saikhom wins Goa Ironman 70.3 triathlon
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Army Hawaldar Bishworjit Singh Saikhom won India's first IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon, which was held here on Sunday, while in the team section, Delhi's Juggernauts came first.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Other Sports
AirAsia to connect Agartala to Delhi, Kolkata
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) Low-cost carrier AirAsia on Sunday launched flights from here to Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati and Imphal in Manipur.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Tripura,Business/Economy
Sam Raimi to be back in horror genre with new movie
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Sam Raimi will be returning to the horror genre with a yet untitled horror project.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi Mohalla Clinics cross 300-mark, target 1,000
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Bogged down by red tape in land acquisition, the Delhi government has only managed to give its people 302 mohalla clinics against the promised 1,000 after being in power for close to five years.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Jenna Ortega to star in 'The Babysitter' sequel
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) "Jane the Virgin" star Jenna Ortega has joined the sequel of horror comedy "The Babysitter".
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bengaluru FC announce Wrogn as lifestyle partner
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Defending Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC on Sunday announced lifestyle apparel brand Wrogn as the clubs official lifestyle partner for the 2019-20 season.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
People now consider me as an actor: Sunil Grover
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Sunil Grover credits Salman Khan-starrer "Bharat" for helping him get out of the comedy genre, and says people now consider him as an actor, and not just a comedian.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ranveer, Arjun in love with Anushka's boss lady look
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma took to Instagram to make a statement with her plaid jumpsuit look with formal twist, leaving actors Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor gushing about her fashionable outing.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India seeks UN action to combat anti-microbial resistance
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India has expressed its concern on the global emergence of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and called upon the relevant United Nations agencies to contain this threat to public health.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Wishes pour in as Virender Sehwag turns 41
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former India opener Virendra Sehwag turned 41 on Sunday and the cricketer, known for his fearless batting, was wished by his friends and fans on various social media platforms.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rahane part of 200 partnerships without a run out
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane's marathon 267-run stand with double centurion Rohit Sharma on Day 2 of the third Test against South Africa on Sunday was his 200th partnership in Test cricket without ever being involved in a run out, which is a record.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
BJP says it will withdraw free electricity scheme: AAP
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday accused that the BJP will withdraw the scheme of giving free 200 unit electricity and said this shows that the party is "anti-people".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SA rocked after Rohit, Rahane put India on hot seat (Roundup)
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma struck his maiden double century in Test cricket while Ajinkya Rahane ended his three-year wait for a Test ton at home as India declared on 497/9 and reduced South Africa to 9/2 before bad light brought an early end to the second day's play in the third Test against South Africa here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Strategic disinvestment of both HPCL, BPCL this year?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Not one but two oil companies - BPCL and HPCL - may go under the hammer this fiscal with state-owned oil and gas explorer ONGC now looking to sell its stake in recently-acquired refiner HPCL to a strategic investor, possibly an overseas oil company, to regain debt-free status of the company existing prior to the expensive buy.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengaluru college girl dies at fashion show rehearsal
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) A 21-year-old student died of suspected cardiac arrest after collapsing at a fashion show rehearsal in her college here, police said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Few detained J&K leaders inciting people to violence: Madhav
Srinabar, Oct 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav on Sunday said that some detained politicians here are sending messages to people to pick up guns and give sacrifices. Mahdav was speaking to a gathering of BJP supporters at Tagore Hall in Srinagar on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Be ready for another defeat, Punjab CM tells Sukhbir
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday asked Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal to be ready for another drubbing at the hands of voters in Monday's four by-elections in the state.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Haryana BJP candidate gets EC notice for EVM remark
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) The Election Commission has served a notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Assandh in Haryana over his purported remark that he had tampered the electronic voting machines (EVMs) and every vote would go to his party.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Army jawan murdered in party spat in Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) An army jawan was killed in a quarrel during a friend's birthday party in Telangana's Warangal Rural district Saturday night, police said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
US fails to halt Iran's oil industry development: Minister
Tehran, Oct 20 (IANS) Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the US has failed to exert pressures on Iran through sanctions against the country's oil industry, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Emraan Hashmi: Big B has 'profound impact' on every actor
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi co-stars with Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan for the first time in the upcoming thriller "Chehre". Sharing that the film is 70 per cent complete, Emraan says facing the camera with Big B was a "memorable experience".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shared stand with Sitharaman on some issues in JNU: Banerjee
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was his contemporary in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the both stood on "similar" lines on "certain" issues during their academic years in the university.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
I don't mind the cancer-survivor label: Manisha Koirala
Nainital, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Actress Manisha Koirala, who has survived last-stage ovarian cancer and even penned a memoir titled 'Healed: How Cancer Gave Me A New Life'' following her treatment, says she doesn't mind the "cancer-survivor" label.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Free throw in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In the run up to the NBA India Games 2019, the National Basketball Association of North America (NBA) has collaborated with photographer Rohan Shrestha for a coffee table book that discovers basketball communities from across India.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Land of seven hills
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Nainital is located in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas about 285 km from Dehradun and 345 km from New Delhi. A picturesque hill town in the northern state of Uttarakhand, Nainital is set in a valley at an altitude of 6,358 feet above sea level. This beautiful town is surrounded by seven hills - Ayarpata, Devpata, Hanibani, China, Alma, Ladiya-Kanta and Sher-Ka-Danda. Popularly referred to as 'Sapta-Shring, these majestic hills, the waters of the lake and areas natural beauty all add to the beauty of Nainital.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Marquez claims 10th 2019 MotoGP win in Japan
Motegi (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Marc Marquez of the Repsol Honda Team on Sunday grabbed his 10th MotoGP victory this season at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Rohit emulates Sachin, Sehwag with double ton
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma on Sunday became only the fourth batsman to hit a double hundred in Test and ODI cricket. With this double century, Rohit joined an elite list which has Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Chris Gayle.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
New GST return forms may force firms to change ERP systems
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns from April 2020 that mandate providing more details may require companies to amend their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Muslims make submission on moulding of relief in Ayodhya case
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following uproar, the Muslim side has made public their written submissions regarding moulding of relief, in the Ram Janambhoomi title dispute case. It says that the top court should be mindful of the "future of the country" and "multi-religious and multicultural values in resolving the issues confronting it".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sadhvi Prachi claims threat to life, demands security
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Oct 20 (IANS) Firebrand Hindu leader Sadhvi Prachi, after the murder of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow, has said that she also faces a threat to her life.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Thousands participate in banned HK march
Hong Kong, Oct 20 (IANS) Thousands of protesters participated in an unauthorized march in Hong Kong to denounce the recent anti-mask law, during which roads were blocked, fires lit and Molotov cocktails were hurled at a police station.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Sunny Leone's love note for husband
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone on Sunday penned an emotional heartfelt note to wish her husband Daniel Weber on his 41st birthday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Continuous market downtrend looks to be a thing of the past (Column: Market Watch)
It was a great week for the bourses as markets gained on each of the five trading days last week. BSESENSEX gained 1,171.30 points or 3.07 per cent to close at 39,298.38 points. NIFTY gained 356.80 points or 3.16 per cent to close at 11,661.85 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 3.45 per cent, 3.58 per cent and 3.55 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP was up 4.64 per cent and BSESMALLCAP was up 2.78 per cent. It is after a long time that one saw the market breadth improve significantly. Stocks across sectors have gained.
2019-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Army kills 35 Jaish, Hizb militants across LoC
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 35 Jaish-e-Mohammed and Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in retaliatory firing and shelling in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Defence sources said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Steven Spielberg: I was ashamed of lots of things
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg was ashamed of a lot of things while growing up, and says he was bullied for being Jewish in his school.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Why has Elon Musk suddenly gone offline?
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) It has been a couple of days since SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who has courted several controversies with his tweets in the past, has gone offline without citing any reason, leaving his fan and followers ample space to make funny posts speculating the reason behind his "downtime".
2019-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Will rains play spoilsport to Kerala bypolls?
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) With all ready for Monday's bypolls to five Kerala assembly constituencies -- Vatiyoorkavu, Aroor, Konni, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram, what remains to be seen is - would the rain god play spoilsport?
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
J.J. Abrams promises cohesive end to Skywalker saga
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Director J.J. Abrams says "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker", will give an emotional and meaningful end to all the nine films of the Skywalker saga.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
21 dead since Turkey-Syria ceasefire
Damascus, Oct 20 (IANS) Twenty civilians and Turkish soldier have been killed since a ceasefire was agreed three days ago to halt Ankara's offensive in northeastern Syria, authorities said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Ranchi Test: Rohit's double ton, Rahane-Jadeja aid India declare at 497/9 (Tea)
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma struck his maiden double century in Test cricket while Ravindra Jadeja scored a fifty and pacer Umesh Yadav smashed a whirlwind 10-ball 31 as India declared at 497/9 when tea was called, on Day 2 of the third Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
UK will leave EU this month, Ministers insist
London, Oct 20 (IANS) UK Ministers have insisted that the country will leave the EU by the October 31 deadline, despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson's unsigned letter to European Council President Donald Tusk asking for a Brexit extension after he failed to secure votes in Parliament for his new deal.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
VHP's yagna for Ram Mandir in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad is leaving no stone unturned to keep the momentum on Ram Temple going, even as the Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi-led Supreme Court bench ponders over the final verdict after the conclusion of hearing of the centuries-old title dispute of the Ram Janambhoomi in Ayodhya.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
St. Stephen's teacher commits suicide after killing mother
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A 25-year old guest lecturer of Delhi's prestigious St. Stephen's College committed suicide after killing his mother. His body was found on a railway track in Delhi on Saturday, the police said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan gears up for Naruhito's enthronement
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Japanese authorities on Sunday started preparations for the upcoming enthronement ceremony of the recently-ascended Emperor Naruhito with a series of planned celebrations that have been dampened by the devastating typhoon Hagibis, the deadliest to have hit the archipelago in half a century.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Politics
ISL: Bengaluru FC eye history (Preview)
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Defending Indian Super League champions Bengaluru FC will be keen to pick up from where they left at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium the last time.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football,ISL
No pressure of being defending champions: Bengaluru coach
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Bengaluru FC head Coach Carles Cuadrat has hailed how crucial it was that his Indian Super League (ISL) side played its home games at the Kanteerava Stadium, adding that the defending champions don't have pressure of performing.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
ATK, Kerala renew acquaintance in ISL opener
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Blasters Football Club will host arch-rivals ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here for the opening match of the Indian Super League on Sunday. The two teams have a long history, having met in two finals (2014 and 2016), and the clash is one of the most-awaited fixtures in the Indian football calendar.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Students worried as Agra University fails to deliver
Agra, Oct 20 (IANS) When half a dozen student leaders of the Congress youth wing were released after being taken into custody for a black flag demonstration during the Agra University's convocation last week, a question doing the rounds now was whether this "ancient monolithic institution of higher education", could be saved from going to the dogs.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Kylie Jenner cashing on her viral rise and shine moment
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Kylie Jenner went viral after a clip of her singing 'rise and shine to her baby daughter Stormi became a rage in the virtual world, inspiring thousands of memes. Now, the reality TV star is selling merchandise inspired by her viral moment.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pak claims 4 killed in Indian shelling
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistan military on Sunday claimed that "unprovoked" Indian shelling during a ceasefire violation on the Line Of Control has killed four people, including a soldier.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Huge pro-incumbency in AAP's favour: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Claiming there is a huge pro-incumbency in the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) favour, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the upcoming assembly polls will be contested on the issues of schools, hospitals, water, dengue, pollution and CCTV, among other developmental works.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hailey Baldwin defends her right to celebrate Halloween
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Model Hailey Baldwin has defended her right to celebrate Halloween while practising her Christian faith, saying devils and demons are scared of her.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bumpy roads in Agra dampen tourists' spirit
Agra, Oct 20 (IANS) Lack of infrastructure and civic amenities are deterring tourists from visiting several significant historical monuments in Agra, the city immortalised by the Taj Mahal, say a group of local industry leaders.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
Human-like skin can make phone 'feel' tickling, twisting
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new interface that allows phones, wearables or computers to "feel" sensations such as tickling, caressing, twisting and even pinching just as the human skin does.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
UP all set for bypolls in 11 Assembly seats
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is all set to witness bye-elections to 11 Assembly constituencies on Monday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
AI, digital marketing key skills to boost growth
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), digital marketing and design thinking are the top skills that organisations will need to focus on to drive future growth, according to a new study.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Gokulam FC to play in Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup
Kozhikode, Oct 20 (IANS) Durand Cup winners Gokulam Kerala FC are all set to face Bangladesh Premier League champions Bashundhara Kings in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup at MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on October 22.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Tarantino won't recut 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' for China
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will not be recutting his Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt-starrer "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" for China release.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Smartphone can help patients take pills on time
Buenos Aires, Oct 20 (IANS) The smartphone is now frequently blamed for a lot of health problems, but it appears that the device may also have a positive impact on heart patients.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Technology
Proteas applaud Rohit's classy double ton in Ranchi
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) A brilliant double century under his belt, South Africa players, led by Kagiso Rabada, walked up to congratulate India opener Rohit Sharma after he was dismissed in the third Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Ethiopian Gemechu smashes own Delhi Half Marathon record
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ethiopia's Tsehay Gemechu retained her Delhi Half Marathon title but added lustre to her triumph by smashing the course record she had set 12 months ago when she ran 66:00 here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bangla Sahib to be differently-abled, senior citizen-friendly
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As it prepares to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Delhi's iconic Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is being made barrier-free to make it differently-abled and senior citizen-friendly, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (SGMC) President Manjinder Singh Sirsa said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Goa stray cattle turning carnivore, says BJP Minister
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul slams Goyal, says 'bigots don't get professionalism'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed sections of the Narendra Modi government as "bigots", a day after Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee expressed unhappiness over Union Minister Piyush Goyal questioning his "professionalism".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shaken and stirred
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Try these refreshing cocktails recipes if you want to impress your guests with your bartending skills.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Marquez cruises to win in Japan, Honda clinch constructors' title
Motegi (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Reigning world champion Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda on Sunday won his 10th title of the 2019 season in Motegi, Japan. This is his fourth victory on the trot this season and with this, he has ensured that Honda win the Constructors' title.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Army destroys 4 terror launch pads in PoK in retaliatory attack
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Army on Sunday destroyed four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), killing at least four Pakistani soldiers, in a counter-attack launched against the ceasefire violation that killed two soldiers and a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said here.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
New consultation paper on IUC review bad law: Jio to Trai
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Reliance Jio has hit out at the telecom regulator Trai for issuing a fresh consultation paper on seeking opinion of industry on the extension of existing Interconnect usage charge (IUC) regime beyond 2020.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
People are going back to the roots: Chef Pooja Dhingra
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Chef Pooja Dhingra says people are going into more local cuisine and trying to highlight what was overlooked. Everyone is going back to their roots and tradition and are trying to embrace their heritage, she tells IANSlife. Read excerpts from the interview as she speaks about her love for cooking, Indian food on a global platter and more:
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Jennifer Lawrence marries her art dealer fiance
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has exchanged vows with fiance Cooke Maroney at a star-studded ceremony.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Security tightened in buildings, markets in Delhi on Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An alert has been sounded and security has been beefed up in Delhi with Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) planning to target more than 400 sensitive buildings and markets in the national capital ahead of Diwali.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ileana D'Cruz: Choosing acting career was by accident
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Ileana D'Cruz says choosing acting as a career was by accident, adding that she wanted to explore singing as a profession.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ISL introduces 'cooling breaks' in accordance with FIFA rules
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) sixth edition will witness 'cooling breaks' starting the 2019-20 season.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Tara Sutaria: The beauty junkie
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Despite being just one movie old, Bollywood actress Tara Sutaria has become a known name in the film industry. Not just for her acting skills, the "Student of the Year 2" star is also in the news for her unbeatable fashion and makeup sense. In an exclusive interview with IANSlife, Tara shares her beauty secret, some beauty hacks and her Diwali plans.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Qantas completes testing longest passenger flight
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Australian flag carrier Qantas on Sunday said that it has completed testing a New York to Sydney flight, deemed as the world's longest with nearly 20 hours in the air without layovers, as part of a research on how the journey could affect the people onboard.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Killers identified, CM assures justice
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police has identified the killers of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Robert Zemeckis may direct Disney's 'Pinocchio'
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) American filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is in early talks to direct Disneys upcoming live-action "Pinocchio".
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Some at Barcelona didn't want Neymar to return: Messi
Barcelona, Oct 20 (IANS) Spanish club FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has accused some of his club members at Camp Nou of being against re-signing Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
US troops leaving Syria will be assigned to Iraq: Esper
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper has said that the American troops ordered to leave northeastern Syria would now move to western Iraq and conduct operations against the Islamic State (IS) terror group.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
3 killed in Pak ceasefire violation, India retaliates
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Two soldiers and a civilian were killed in a ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, defence sources said, adding that India has launched retaliatory firing.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Over Rs 4 lakh in fake currency recovered at Delhi Metro station
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has detected an unattended bag containing fake Indian currency with a face value of Rs 4,64,000 (in denomination of 500 rupee notes) at the Kashmere Gate Metro Station, police said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Haryana polls: It is Modi versus a lacklustre Congress
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In Monday's assembly elections to all 90 seats in deeply clan-bound Haryana, it is largely BJP's star campaigner Narendra Modi versus lackluster campaigning by the faction-ridden opposition Congress.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Veteran CPI-M leader Achuthanandan turns 96
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) V.S. Achuthanandan, a veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and also a former Chief Minister of Kerala, turned 96 on Sunday making him one of the country's oldest politicians.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Malayalam film music industry now has fast food culture: Composer Jerry Amaldev (Where Are They Now?)
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) He trained as a priest and then realised his calling lay in music. He trained under the legendary Naushad and went to Cornell to hone his skills. Jerry Amaldev burst on the Malayalam film scene in 1995 and composed music for 75 films and then gave it up because he was fed up with what he calls the "fast food culture" the genre has deteriorated into.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Countries must deploy structural tools for growth: FM
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala SItharaman has said a calibrated and balanced approach to deploying a mix of fiscal, monetary and structural measures by countries can help achieve their growth potential and asked the IMF to evolve a policy framework to assess the vulnerability of fragile economies to capital flows.
2019-10-20
Category: International, India,National,Business/Economy
Ranchi Test: Rohit smashes maiden double ton in style
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) There was no stopping the Rohit Sharma juggernaut as the ace India opener notched up his maiden Test double hundred in the third and final Test against South Africa here at the JSCA Stadium on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Frames of anarchy
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) There are times when asking the obvious just cant be helped. And of course, author William Dalrymple is bound to laugh when quizzed about what continues to fascinate him about India even after living here for decades.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Johnson sends letter to EU seeking further delay
London, Oct 20 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sent an unsigned letter to Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, requesting a further delay to Brexit beyond its current deadline of October 31, hours after he failed to secure votes in Parliament for his new deal.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition: Perfect substitute for Pixel 4
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has earned a distinct space in India with its 7T series and for those who want to own a super-premium version, the company has 7T Pro McLaren Edition on offer for Rs 58,999 - exactly the same price that will get you a brand new iPhone 11.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion
Huzurnagar by-poll: TRS, Congress locked in neck-and-neck fight
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) It's likely to be neck-and-neck fight in Monday's bye-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency, with ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) keen to wrest it from Congress while the opposition party is determined to continue its winning streak.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
All set for Monday Assembly bypolls in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The electoral fate of 35 candidates in two Assembly constituencies -- Vikravandi and Nanguneri -- in Tamil Nadu will be decided by voters on Monday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Trash4Cash to fetch you entry to Goa jamboree! Hurry up
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Old newspapers, empty cigarette packets and ubiquitous packets of potato chips can fetch you a ticket to a jamboree, the 'LalaLand Festival' in Goa, which is aimed at promoting crossover art forms, sustainable innovations, new experiences and global trends.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Protesters block roads in HK to attend banned march
Hong Kong, Oct 20 (IANS) Thousands of protesters have blocked roads in Hong Kong to attend an anti-government march banned by police out of public safety concerns.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After the US health regulators found traces of asbestos in samples from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder and forced the company to recall 33,000 bottles of talcum powder, physicians in India have warned that long-term exposure of asbestos can trigger lung cancer in children.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ranchi Test: Rohit on brink of maiden double ton, India reach 357/4 (Lunch)
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane notched up a hundred while Rohit Sharma stood on the brink of his maiden Test double ton as India consolidated their position in the first innings and reached 357/4 at lunch on Day 2 of the third Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Millennials join FIRE revolution to save more, retire early
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) At 23, Bhopal-based Prateek Jain is the CEO of lifestyle startup Sttago. By some smart saving and wise investment, he aims to retire by the age of 35.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Why Stephen Alter calls Himalayas home
Nainital, Oct 20 (IANSlife) The early winter air ran crisp in Nainital, and as India-born American author Stephen Alter sat facing the vast mountainscape, he fronted an audience, and a question on what made him fall in love with the Himalayas. "I didn't have much choice, because it is home," was his answer.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Unshackling coal sector: Commercial mining bid documents post Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After more than five-year wait, the government may finally throw open the doors of the regulated coal sector for commercial mining by the private sector Indian and overseas miners post Diwali.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak will achieve all FATF targets in time: Qureshi
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistan incumbent government would achieve all targets of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and get the country out of the anti-money laundering bodys grey list, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Brexit vote, earnings to guide markets ahead (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian markets may react to British Parliament's vote to delay a decision on Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal next week.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Bengaluru ecosystem makes Karnataka most innovative state
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) As India's tech hub, Bengaluru's ecosystem has catapulted Karnataka as the most innovate state in the country by the think-tank Niti Aayog, experts said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Goa stray cattle turning non-vegetarian: BJP Minister
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Fractional ownership model can help boost sluggish realty market
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) With sluggishness creeping into the real estate market due to the ongoing economic slowdown, a Canada-based group has come up with a unique real estate investment model, which allows investors to purchase fractional ownership in multiple homes, instead of one, which according to the promoters not only significantly divides the risk factor, but also assures more bang for the buck.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
Suspended UP headmaster reinstated with a warning
Pilibhit, Oct 20 (IANS) Furqan Ali, the headmaster of a government primary school in Pilibhit, who was suspended last week for making children sing Iqbal's famous 'Lab pe aati hai dua banke tamanna meri', has been reinstated and transferred to another school.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
In Hollywood, villain is the new star
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) "Why does it feel so good, so good to be bad?" This is not only a line from David Guetta's famous song, but an emotion that is being explored in Hollywood.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
DoT to discuss relief to telcos with DFS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to discuss with the Department of Financial Services (DFS) an industry proposal for a two-year moratorium on payment of spectrum auction dues.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Good bahus, betis go bad for telly ratings
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) They cried buckets as the good daughters/ daughters-in-law on K-soaps. Now they are out to make others cry by turning bad on screen.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Recreated whiffs mark the new sound of music
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Just a few days ago, dancer-actress Nora Fatehi thanked her fans for giving "so much pyar" to her latest song "Ek toh kum zindagani", which is a recreated version of the hit track "Pyar do pyar lo" from the 1986 film "Jaanbaaz". As music lovers are showering love on recreations by adding on to their views and likes on social media, music labels, composers and singers are happily joining forces to offer more and more old hits with new packaging.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Egypt displays 30 ancient sarcophagi in Luxor
Cairo, Oct 20 (IANS) The Egyptian government displayed 30 sarcophagi more than 3,000 years old in the city of Luxor, the most important discovery of its kind since the 19th century.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
How OTT changed couch potato habits
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Its the era of binge watching and much more -- all thanks to the small screen wonders of the big world of OTT platforms.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nita Ambani wishes to take ISL to Middle East
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Nita Ambani, member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Founder Chairperson, Reliance Foundation, has expressed desire to host Indian Super League (ISL) games in the Middle East and has urged major European clubs and brands to invest in the competition to benefit from the access it offers to an increasingly diverse sports market.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
SBI may post impressive Q2 earnings on steady performance
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The State Bank of India's (SBI) earnings are set to revive amid uncertain macros on the back of steady operating performance at pre-provisioning operating level, recoveries from large National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) resolutions and normalisation in credit cost, according to a broking firm.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Prophet Mohammad at Hudaybiyyah: Lesson for Muslims coping with Ayodhya? (Comment)
Should the Supreme Court verdict enable the building of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Muslim fears about the security of mosques in Kashi and the Idgah in Mathura would appear to have been taken care of by the Places of Worship Act of 1991. The Act spells out that all places of worship "except Ayodhya" will be maintained and respected as they were in 1947. Assurances, however, have value only when there is rule of law which has been a retreating value in recent years. In these circumstances, what is the wise course for the Muslims to adopt when the Ayodhya verdict is delivered before November 17?
2019-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Big stars get down to earth
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ditching larger-than-life characters and unrealistic storylines, Hindi cinema superstars have undergone changes and are now focussing more on the life of the "aam aadmi" and celebrating their joys and sorrows on the big screen.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Camera megapixel war: Picture perfect or just a gimmick?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In 2012, Nokia, which was at the top of the mobile industry, brought 808 PureView, a Symbian operating system (OS)-based smartphone with an insane 41MP camera that created quite a buzz.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Unifying defence forces (Column: Spy's Eye)
The announcement by the Prime Minister from the ramparts of the Red Fort on August 15 that the government had decided to appoint a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to consolidate the defence might of the country, is in tune with the Modi regime's consistent effort to build India as a world power that would play a meaningful role in both economic development and security at the global level.
2019-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Change is the only hit formula
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) When a superstar of Akshay Kumars stature announces a film where the first look presents him in a transgender get-up, you know bigtime Bollywood is changing. It is a sign of change -- towards a more mature thought process and mindset when it comes to imagining and creating pop entertainment.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
End of the cocktails era (Column: B-Town)
Sharaab and filmmakers seem to share an unbreakable partnership. There may have been many reasons why the two got bound together and kept company with each other all the way.
2019-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Opinion/Commentary
Trump nixes plan to host G7 summit at his resort
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has nixed plans to host next year's G7 summit of world leaders at his golf resort in Miami, Florida, following a public outcry over an act widely perceived as blatantly corrupt.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
In a first, Tejas to compensate passengers for delay
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Passengers who travelled on the newly launched Tejas Express on Saturday will be paid a compensation of Rs 250 each as the train was delayed for about two hours in both the directions.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Company responsible for VAR technology apologises for gaffe
London, Oct 20 (IANS) After an incorrect graphic was sent to the big screen during Saturday's 1-1 draw between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford, the company that provides the Premier League's video assistant referee (VAR) technology has apologised to fans of both teams.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Clerics to educate UP Muslims on NRC documents
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The 150-year-old Idara-e-Sharia at Firangi Mahali will now tell Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to keep 22 documents required for the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sarfaraz' removal as captain shocks Moin Khan
Lahore, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Moin Khan has expressed his shock over Sarfaraz Ahmed being removed as T20 skipper.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Sanders returns to campaign trail with massive NYC rally
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail with a massive rally in New York City after a recent heart attack that threw the future of his candidacy into question.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Maha polls: Key contests to grab eyeballs on Oct 21 (Curtain-Raiser)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) After a vicious campaign trail lasting over 30 days, the stage is finally set for the Maharashtra Assembly elections amidst tight security, here on Monday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Players association to offer honourary membership to Gavaskar & Ganguly
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Despite the various tweaks done by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) in the last couple of years, the sole motive of the Lodha Panel was to ensure that cricketers are the face of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the formation of the players association was one of its primary proposals. And now, Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) chief Ashok Malhotra wants President-elect Sourav Ganguly and Sunil Gavaskar to be part of the ICA.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Family of 'Lion of Ladakh' to attend bridge opening event
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) When Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates a bridge across Shyok River in Ladakh on October 21, the star attraction of the event will be the family of late Colonel Chewang Rinchen, known as the 'Lion of Ladakh for his heroic role in saving the region from falling into Pakistans hands during the war in 1948.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Buy swords, not utensils on Dhanteras: BJP leader
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband has asked the Hindu community to "buy swords made of iron instead of utensils on Dhanteras".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nadal ties knot with longtime girlfriend
Mallorca, Oct 20 (IANS) Tennis star Rafael Nadal has tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle here.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Mallorca,Sports,Tennis
Kamlesh Tiwari's son wants NIA probe, to meet Yogi
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Satyam Tiwari, the son of murdered former Hindu Mahasabha President Kamlesh Tiwari, said that he wants the NIA to probe his father's killing as he does not trust police investigations.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Post 370: Pak missions in Dhaka, Kathmandu new dens of ISI operations (IANS exclusive)
New Delhi, 19 Oct (IANS) Intelligence agencies have gathered sufficient evidence against two key Pakistan Army officials posted in Dhaka and Kathmandu of 'misusing diplomatic channels' in facilitating the smuggling of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) and fuelling anti-India activities after New Delhi revoked Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-10-20
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Singh bros imperiled Religare Finvest to siphon off money (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Singh Brothers -- Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) -- were the lynchpins in the Rs 3,000 crore Religare Group fraud.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kuwaiti PM's visit to Egypt to boost ties: official
Kuwait City, Oct 20 (IANS) Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah's upcoming visit to Egypt will further boost bilateral ties, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Rakesh Bedi, Manoj Joshi, Virendra Saxena team up for web series
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Veteran actors Rakesh Bedi, Manoj Joshi and Virendra Saxena are coming together for a web series titled "FATHERS Vol.2".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Charlize Theron enjoys sushi outing
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron, who is being showered with praise for the new film "Bombshell", took time off for a sushi outing in West Hollywood.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jordan denies its citizens infiltrating into Israel
Amman, Oct 20 (IANS) Jordan denied media reports that several Jordanians had infiltrated into Israel.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
41 subway stations damaged during protests in Chile
Santiago, Oct 20 (IANS) A total of 41 subway stations were damaged and at least 308 people were arrested during protests against an increase in metro fares in Santiago, Chilean Minister of National Defense Javier Iturriaga said.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jenifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon re-enact 'Friends' episode
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actresses Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon re-enacted an episode from the hit sitcom "Friends", which celebrated its 25th anniversary last month.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UK PM refuses to sign letter requesting Brexit delay
London, Oct 20 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sent a letter to the European Union (EU) to request a Brexit delay, but he refused to sign it, media reports said.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
'Need mass movement against NGOs protesting development'
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has called for a mass movement against NGOs who protest development, calling it the 'worst form of obstruction of justice' for the country's poor.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Isla Fisher goes to market without make-up
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher went for a make-up free look for a trip to a market here.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UK MPs vote for amendment to force Brexit delay
London, Oct 20 (IANS) British lawmakers have voted for a key amendment to force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek another Brexit extension from the European Union (EU).
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ranveer takes time management tips from Deepika
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh has said that he is taking tips on time management from his wife, actress Deepika Padukone, because she is a master at managing her work and personal life.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
North Macedonia PM calls for early elections after EU snub
Skopje, Oct 20 (IANS) North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has said that early elections should be held as soon as possible after the European Union (EU) put hold on the start of the country's accession negotiations the previous day.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of,Politics
Bengal thespian Sudipto Chatterjee sent to police custody
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Renowned Bengali filmmaker and theatre personality Sudipto Chatterjee who was arrested on rape and molestation charges, has been sent to two-day policy custody by a city court, police said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Iraq concerned over Turkish operation in Syria'
Baghdad, Oct 20 (IANS) Iraqi Defense Minister Najah al-Shammari has expressed his country's concern about the Turkish offensive in northern Syria.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
'1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial' removed after India protests (Lead, correcting intro)
Norwich (Connecticut, US), Oct 20 (IANS) About three months after a '1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial' to the Sikh victims of the 1984 riots in India was installed at Otis Library here, the memorial was removed - in part following the urging of the Indian government.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
EC seizes Rs 4.30 Cr bank's cash in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) officials have seized Rs 4.30 cr worth of cash from the Worli areas, here, late on Saturday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial' in US removed after India protests
Norwich (Connecticut, US), Oct 20 (IANS) About three months after a '1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial to the Sikhs victims of the 1984 riots in India was installed at Otis Library here, the memorial was removed in the part following request from the Indian government.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Andhra CM Jagan faces flak for media curbs
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is drawing all-round flak for his move to impose curbs on media by authorising officials to move the court against any media house for publishing any news with malafide intentions.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Politics
Sanmoy's arrest bring opposition parties closer in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Opposition parties in West Bengal have rallied around Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay, who has been arrested on charges including forgery, defamation and intent to provoke breach of the peace, after criticising Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trninamool Congress (TMC) through video posts on the social media.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Territorial integrity of Manipur will be upheld: CM
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Saturday reiterated the State government's commitment to uphold the territorial integrity of the state.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
ACB files FIR in J&K Bank loan fraud case
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday registered an FIR in the J&K Bank loan fraud case of Rs 1,100 crore advanced to Rice Exports India (REI) Agro Ltd. Searches have been conducted at many locations in Delhi, Jammu and Srinagar.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dry day in Goa areas bordering Maharashtra on Oct 21
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Following the directives by the Election Commission, the Goa government has declared a dry day in all the sub-districts bordering Maharashtra on October 21, in view of the Maharashtra Assembly elections scheduled for that day.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In the run-up to the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are heating up the scene as they aggressively root for their respective flagship health programmes like mohalla clinics, the accident care scheme, Farishte, and the Centre's flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
PKL 7: Bengal Warriors beat Dabang Delhi for maiden title
Ahmedabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Bengal Warriors produced an outstanding performance to beat Dabang Delhi 39-34 to clinch the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 title for the first time in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Campaigning for Khinvsar, Mandawa in Rajasthan comes to an end
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Campaigning by all political parties came to an end on Saturday evening for Mandawa and Khinvsar seats in Rajasthan for the voting to be held on Monday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
President meets Filipino liver transplant patients' kin
Manila, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday interacted with the Filipino families of infants, who underwent liver transplant in India.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Philippines,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ahead of polls, IT seizes Rs 29 cr cash in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has seized Rs 29 crore cash here since the model code of conduct was enforced in the state ahead of the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly elections, an official said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mirchi deals: ED raids 14 DHFL, Sunblink sites (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the multi-crore real estate deals involving fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi and his family, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday carried out searches at over 14 places, including offices of Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) and Sunblink Real Estate Private Ltd and residences of their promoters.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Boyfriend proposes Australia woman cricketer on the field
Adelaide, Oct 19 (IANS) Adelaide Strikers cricketer Amanda Jade-Wellington was on Saturday pleasantly surprised when her boyfriend proposed marriage to her on the cricket field after a Women's Big Bash League match against Melbourne Renegades.
2019-10-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Plan to kill Kamlesh Tiwari hatched 2 months ago: Police
Ahmedabad/Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) The plan to execute former Hindu Mahasabha President Kamlesh Tiwari was made about two months ago by the detained accused over the hate speech given by him, officials said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
100 envoys, embassy officials to visit Golden temple on Oct 22
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Ambassadors and high-level officials of 100 embassies would visit the Harmandir Sahib, the holiest of Sikh shrines, in Amritsar on October 22, organisers said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Goa needs more trains to increase tourist footfalls: Goyal
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal wants to make trains the engine of tourism growth in Goa.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Bengal Governor to tour Sundarbans on Monday
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Nearly a month after his visit to Siliguri in north Bengal raised political temperatures, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will tour the remote Sundarbans in the state's southern part on Monday, amid a series of run-ins between him and the Mamata Banerjee government.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Everton defeat West Ham 2-0 in Premier League
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Everton beat West Ham United 2-0 at Goodison Park in a Premier League encounter on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
When Hussain Sagar lake became 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In a weird episode, Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar lake, which is famous for its iconic Gautum Buddha statue, was shown as 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps for several days, before it was rectified by the tech giant.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology
Gurpreet death no deterrence to Indians with American dreams
New Delhi/Mexico City, Oct 19 ((ANS) The death of six-year-old Gurpreet Kaur in the Arizona desert in June this year, shocking as it was, was also a pointer to the sharp rise in the number of Indians seeking to surreptitiously cross into the United States from the southern border. The deportation of 311 Indians from Mexico comes amid data that over 7,000 Indians are facing deportation proceedings in US courts.
2019-10-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Part of Hyderabad's Nampally Sarai caves in
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A portion of 100-year-old structure, built in the memory of First World War treaty, caved in here on Saturday, injuring two persons.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Qualifiers battle it out before making cut in East Zone TT
Howrah, Oct 19 (IANS) If hosts West Bengals sub-junior boys led the qualification chart with as many as 10 of them making the cut, it was Maharashtra girls who topped with nine of them entering the main draw in the same category of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Rs 1.33 crore illegal cash seized in Gurugram
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Haryana Police have seized an illegal cash of over Rs 1.33 crore from a car in Gurugram, the state election office said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rashid, Ajeetesh climb to the top of golf meet
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) The second edition of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational seems to be heading towards a fascinating finish as multiple contenders emerged on Day 3 of the Rs 1.5 crore event being played at the Chandigarh Golf Club.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Golf
After Erdogan's Kashmir comments, Modi cancels Ankara
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly raising Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly and his country backing Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meet in Paris, India has decided to give the cold shoulder to its ties with Turkey - cancelling a two-day official visit to Ankara by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of this month.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
3 smugglers, 9 intruders held at Bangla border
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Border Security Force troopers apprehended three smugglers and nine intruders, besides seizing 300 bottles of cough syrup Phensedyl and 12 cattle on the intervening Friday-Saturday night during operations in different locations of the India-Bangladesh international boundary of four border districts in West Bengal, an official said.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pesticides' traces found in dead tigress stomach
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The post-mortem report of a tigress, found dead in a canal in the Lakhimpur Kheri of Uttar Pradesh two months ago, has made officials uneasy.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
PM Modi to Bollywood: Create films on Gandhi and Gandhism
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with members of the film industry on Saturday in the Capital, and several of Bollywood's top stars were present at the event.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PMC Bank crisis claims 5th victim; RBI move likely
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The ongoing crisis over the Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank claimed its fifth victim in a week on Saturday amidst speculation that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to take some major decisions in the matter on Tuesday, a day after the Maharashtra Assembly election.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire kills four in Assam
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Four persons, including two infants and a maid servant, died after a fire broke out and engulfed a house in Assam's Dibrugarh town on the wee hours of Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan to ban Ansar Ul Islam, a JUI-F outfit
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to ban militia Ansar ul Islam, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) outfit that has announced 'freedom march' to remove Prime Minister Imran Khan.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Punjab bypoll: CM confident of winning all four seats
Mukerian (Punjab), Oct 19 (IANS) Promising to nurture the Mukerian Assembly segment as his own, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday concluded the electioneering for Monday's bypoll here with total confidence of a clear Congress victory in all four constituencies.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
After Erdogan's Kashmir comments, Modi cancels Ankara visit
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly raising Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly and his country backing Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meet in Paris, India has decided to give the cold shoulder to its ties with Turkey - cancelling a two-day official visit to Ankara by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of this month.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ex-Jet Airways chief Dube joins GoAir as advisor
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Chief executive of now bankrupt Jet Airways Vinay Dube has joined low-cost carrier GoAir as an advisor.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rebels may spoil NDA, grand alliance plans in Bihar
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) Five Bihar Assembly by-elections have created a queer situation for both political groupings -- ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the opposition grand alliance -- as official candidates are being opposed by party members.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
October 22 strike may affect operations: Oriental bank
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Oriental Bank of Commerce on Saturday said its operation may get affected due to the strike called by the All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) on October 22.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Johnson suffers setback as MPs back Brexit delay
London, Oct 19 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday suffered a setback in Parliament after MPs voted for an amendment to defer a decision on his Brexit deal with the European Union.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Odisha Speaker asks ex-MLAs to vacate quarters
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Giving an ultimatum to former legislators, Odisha Assembly Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro on Saturday directed them to vacate their government quarters within three days.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Haryana polls: Security beefed up in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Security has been tightened in Delhi along the border with Haryana which will go to polls on Monday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kartarpur Corridor ICP under BSF before Nov 8 (IANS Exclusive)
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Oct 19 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has approved deployment of special units of Border Security Force to guard Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Immigration Check Post (ICP) between India and Pakistan and the paramilitary force is expected to take over the post before November 8.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Pir's body exhumed by followers in Lahore, 8 held
Lahore, Oct 19 (IANS) Lahore police have arrested eight followers of a pir (faith healer), who had exhumed his body to shift it to some other city for shrine.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Tripura PWD scam: Hunt on for ex-Minister; 9 cops suspended
Agartala, Oct 19 (IANS) The Tripura Police continued their hunt for the fourth day on Saturday to arrest former PWD Minister and top Left leader Badal Choudhury in connection with a corruption case.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
US criticises Apple, Blizzard for China censorship: Report
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) A bipartisan group of US lawmakers have severely criticised Apple and American video game developer and publisher Blizzard over their decisions that have negatively impacted overseas app users and gamers 'at the behest of the Chinese government', the media has reported.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Owaisi trolled for blood donation remark
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi was on Saturday trolled heavily on social media platforms for saying at an election rally in Maharashtra that he had once donated 15 bottles of blood in a single day.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mamallapuram sees positive & negative results of Modi-Xi meet
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Whether the informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mamallapuram will improve the ties between the two nations or not, the visit of two leaders to the sculpture town has both positive and negative outcome for tourists.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
11-year chess player evicted from tourney in TN
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) professes to catch chess talent in schools, an 11-year schoolboy has been barred from playing in a tournament midway by an official of the Tirunelveli District Chess Development Association (TDCDA), raising a storm in the sports community.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Sports
Singh bros deliberately imperiled Religare Finvest to siphon off money (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Singh Brothers -- Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) -- were the lynchpins in the Rs 3,000 crore Religare Group fraud.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When Hussain Sagar lake became 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In a weird episode, Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar lake which is famous for its iconic Gautum Buddha statue was shown as 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps for several days, before it was rectified by the tech giant.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion,Technology
Brexit deal delayed as MPs' seek deferment of decision
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The Brexit deal agreed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the European Union was delayed on Saturday after the parliamentarians voted for an amendment to defer a decision on the PM's deal.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ayodhya case: Hindu side against submissions in sealed cover
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Hindu parties on Saturday objected to submission of "moulding of relief" by Muslim parties in a sealed cover in the Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
WhatsApp to bring splash screen, dark mode for iPhone users
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp is testing a new beta update for iOS users which would bring features like hide muted status update, splash screen, and app badge improvements among others, according to WABetaInfo, a fan website that tracks WhatsApp updates.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Users in US can collect food via Uber Eats' Pickup feature
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Uber Eats has announced that its 'Pickup' feature on the on-demand restaurant food app is now available for users in the US.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kerala CM writes to Modi to retain BPCL in public sector
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking that oil major Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited is retained in the public sector.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
It's BJP's robust electioneering vs Cong's timid campaigning
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As the campaigning for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana draws to a close, the contrast between the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) distaste for complacency and the Congress's lacklustre attempt is the single biggest takeaway.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amid tension, Assam set to hold Indo-Bangla Stakeholders Meet
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid recent hostilities along the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal, Assam is all set to hold a two-day Indo-Bangladesh Stakeholders meet from Tuesday.
2019-10-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
DNA Technology Regulation Bill referred to Parliamentary panel
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The DNA Technology Regulation Bill that provides for establishment of a national DNA data bank and regional DNA data banks and was passed by Lok Sabha in July has been referred to a parliamentary standing committee for examination and come back with a report in three months.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech
Dia Mirza: Wanted to work with Anubhav Sinha after watching 'Mulk', 'Article 15'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza, who will be seen in Anubhav Sinha's next film "Thappad", says she wanted to work with the filmmaker once again after watching his critically-acclaimed and commercially-successful films "Mulk" and "Article 15". The actress has featured with Sinha's hardcore commercial films such as "Dus" and "Cash" in the past, and the upcoming "Thappad" is their third film together.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
British parliament sits to discuss Brexit deal
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The British Parliament sat for the first time on a Saturday in 37 years to vote on a new Brexit deal agreed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the European Union (EU).
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Future Kid's school win basketball competition
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Ishan Dubey of Oakridge International School and Katyayani Golem of Vidyaranya High School (Saifabad) continued to rule the pool in Sports For All, Hyderabad, powered by Byju's, at the Gachibowli Stadium on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Women self-help group stalls a hit at CII Chandigarh Fair
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) A stall by self-help women's group from Uttarakhand is a major hit at the ongoing CII Chandigarh Fair being held at Parade Ground here, exhibition organisers said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
High-pitched end to Haryana poll campaign
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) A nearly three-week high-pitched campaign by various political parties eyeing their share in the Haryana Assembly election ended on Saturday evening, with two major public meetings by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: Kohli's struggles with DRS continues
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli's struggle to get the Decision Review System (DRS) right continued as he became prey to a wrong call for the ninth successive time as batsman in the first innings of the third Test against South Africa on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
When Ban Ki-moon asked Anupam Kher for signed autobiography
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Anupam Kher is thrilled because former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked him to sign on the Indian actor's autobiography.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Major foreign firms set to attend Himachal investor summit
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) Delegates from the UAE, the Netherlands, the US, Germany, Oman, Russia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia would participated in business-to-government meetings with the state government at the two-day Global Investors Meet, starting on November 7, in Himachal Pradesh, officials said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Bijepur bypoll to witness tough fight in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Bijepur Assembly constituency under Odisha's Bargarh Lok Sabha seat is set to witness a tough fight, which is going to the polls for the third time in less than two years.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
British parliament sits to discuss Brexit deal
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The British Parliament sat for the first time on a Saturday in 37 years to vote on a new Brexit deal agreed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the European Union (EU).
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ayodhya case: Parties submit note on nature of relief
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Hindu and Muslim parties on Saturday gave their written submission on moulding of relief in the Ayodhya title dispute in the Supreme Court.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Campaigning for 2 Himachal Assembly bypolls ends
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) The campaigning for October 21 by-elections to two Assembly seats in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh concluded on Saturday evening.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi CM inaugurates 100 more mohalla clinics
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With the target of a thousand Mohalla Clinics (Neighbourhood clinic), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday inaugurated 100 more new mohalla clinics in the national capital.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Campaigning for 4 Punjab Assembly bypolls ends
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) The campaigning for October 21 by-elections to four Assembly seats in Congress-ruled Punjab concluded on Saturday evening.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Mumbai City's Anwar to travel to France for heart treatment
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Promising defender Anwar Ali (junior) will go to France for his heart treatment and will not be part of Indian Super League (ISL) club Mumbai City FC for some time now.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Islamabad police bans services ahead of Azadi march
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Islamabad Police have banned on providing catering, sound system and tent services to the protesters of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islams (JUI-F) Azadi March to be held here on October 31. Hotels, motels and guest houses have also been asked not to offer them accommodation.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Thousands hit London streets in 'final say' Brexit protest
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people were marching through central London on Saturday to demand a "final say" vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Mirchi deals: ED raids 14 locations of DHFL, Sunblink
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the multi-crore real estate deals involving fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi and his family members, the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday carried out raids at 14 places, including Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) and Sunblink Real Estate Private Limited offices and its promoters' residences here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong dares Modi to tell people who dismembered Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for only highlighting abrogation of Article 370 in the Assembly poll campaigns and dared him to tell the people who split Pakistan into two.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rohit coming good at the top changes everything: Rathour
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) With the duo of Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane steadying the ship after India were reeling at 39/3 at one stage, batting coach Vikram Rathour praised both the batsmen at the end of the opening day's action at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
I-T to probe Rs 5.34 mn cash found from NCP MLA's aide's home
Mumbai/Thane, Oct 19 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department will probe the recovery of Rs 5.34 million in cash from a private residence which was visited under strange circumstances by an undertrial Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator, Ramesh Kadam, officials said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Manjari Fadnnis: Failure has taught me balance
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Manjari Fadnnis has seen highs and lows professionally. She says failure has taught her some important lessons.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'AirPods Pro' with noise cancellation may debut this month
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Apple is expected to launch its "AirPods Pro" with noise cancellation later this month and might be priced as high as $260.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pakistan hopes to come out of FATF's grey list by Feb 2020
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan has expressed hope that it has set target till February 2020 to complete all items on its Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan. Pakistan's Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar said that Pakistan will come out of 'grey' to 'white' List by the given deadline.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Dr. Zeus slams 'Bala' makers for using his hits 'Dont be shy', 'Kangna'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjabi music sensation Dr. Zeus has slammed the makers of the upcoming film "Bala" for using his songs "Dont be shy" and "Kangna" without giving him due credit.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Billboard featuring woman hog-tying Trump draw eyeballs
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) An American clothing company has been drawing attention over a billboard -- put up at Times Square -- showing US President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman, reports said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
GVL asks Naidu if he is ready to merge TDP with BJP
Vijayawada, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said on Saturday that if N. Chandrababu Naidu is ready to merge his Telugu Desam Party (TDP) with the BJP, he is ready to talk to the party leadership.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
11-year chess player evicted from tourney in TN
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) professes to catch chess talent in schools, an 11-year schoolboy was barred from playing in a tournament midway by an official of the Tirunelveli District Chess Development Association (TDCDA), the boy's father alleged.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics,Sports
Muslim litigants not to build mosque if verdict in favour
Ayodhya, Oct 19 (IANS) Concerned over the possible post-verdict situation in the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid dispute case, Muslim litigants have said that they will not build the mosque for the sake of country's peace and harmony.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Campaigning ends for bypoll to 5 Kerala Assembly seats
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) The campaign for bypoll to five Assembly constituencies -- Vatiyoorkavu, Aroor, Konni, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
No distance now between Kartarpur Sahib, pilgrims: PM
Ellenabad/Rewari (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) The distance between Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan and Guru Nanak's followers is now ending, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, the last day of campaigning in Haryana.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Batting on 95, Rohit shouted 'not now' as rain threat loomed
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) A video of unbeaten centurion Rohit Sharma shouting 'not now' as the skies turned grey just before he smashed a six to reach his third hundred of the series took social media by storm as India took on South Africa on the opening day of the third and final Test here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
India to have Marine Police Force to guard coastline
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs has completed the modalities of setting up a new armed force -- Central Marine Police Force -- to strengthen coastal security. A final proposal would be sent to the Cabinet by early next month for approval, a source in the ministry said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
16-inch MacBook Pro shows up in Apple's Catalina beta
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) New icons hidden in the latest macOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta has disclosed a new MacBook Pro, labelled as "MacBookPro 16.1", in works. The icon looks similar to the 15-inch MacBook Pro asset that was included in previous versions of macOS.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Eva Mendes: Motherhood is a job
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes says motherhood is like a "job", because she has to use the same skills as a chauffeur, chef, and personal assistant.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UP bypolls: Opposition hopes for big upset on many seats
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh are hoping for a big upset in the bypolls in 11 Assembly constituencies, the campaigning for which came to an end on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jim Carrey, Ginger Gonzaga call it quits
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor Jim Carrey and his "Kidding" co-star Ginger Gonzaga have reportedly split after dating for a few months.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Netflix's new Japanese film is a magnificent mess (Review; Rating: * and 1/2)
"The Forest Of Love" (original Japanese film for Netflix); Cast: Kippei Shina, Kamataki Eri, Hinami Kyoko, Mitsushima Shinnosuke; Direction: Sion Sono; Rating: * and ½ (one and a half stars)
2019-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
TCL launches 85-inch P8M 4K AI TV for Rs 1,99,990
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese consumer electronics firm TCL Electronics on Saturday launched the 85-inch P8M 4K AI TV exclusively at its brand store here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gourmet Getaway's 3rd edition concludes in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANSlife) 'Lost recipes and sustainability' was discussed at length at the International Food Festival, Gourmet Getaway in Jaipur, which was the third edition of the event.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,IANS Life
Mary Kom asks 'who is Nikhat Zareen', wants Bindra to focus on shooting
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) A day after boxer Nikhat Zareen wrote to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju asking for a fair opportunity, Mary Kom said she does not know Nikhat Zareen.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Kumaon Lit Fest focuses on sustainability and Irish writing
Nainital, Oct 19 (IANSlife) With a stellar line-up of thought-provoking sessions, the fourth edition of the two-day Kumaon Festival of literature and arts, named Himalayan Echoes, kicked off on Saturday in Nainital here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
J&J recalls 33K baby powder bottles in US on asbestos worry
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 33,000 bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby (J&J) powder have been recalled by the company in the US after health regulators found asbestos traces in a bottle that was purchased online, reports said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Who split Pak into two, tell people: Congress to Modi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for highlighting only abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir during the assembly polls campaigning in Haryana and Maharashtra where polls are due on October 21 and asked him to tell the people who divided Pakistan into two parts.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengaluru FC announces partnership with Myprotein
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC on Saturday announced a tie up with Myprotein, a leading sports nutrition brand in the UK, as its official sports and nutrition partner.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Vikramjeet Virk: Privilege to debut in a Karan Johar film
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) After making his presence felt in the south Indian film industry, actor Vikramjeet Virk is all set to make his Bollywood debut in the Karan Johar-produced "Drive". The actor considers it to be an absolute privilege.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dia Mirza: 'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein' was ahead of its time
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Former beauty queen Dia Mirza made her Bollywood acting debut with "Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein" 18 years ago. Remembering the film fondly, she says the romantic drama was ahead of its time.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lady Gaga almost had 'entire body' X-rayed after stage fall
Las Vegas, Oct 19 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says she has almost had her entire body X-rayed after Thursday night's fall off the stage.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Honduras,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Suspected Maoists kill couple in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Suspected Maoist guerrillas gunned down a couple in Jharkhand's Khunti district early on Saturday, the police said.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India, Thailand begin joint naval exercise
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India and Thailand began a joint naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal that will involve air exercises with integral helicopters from ships of both nations, defence officials said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Mumbai City releases Anwar Ali after heart problem
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Promising defender Anwar Ali (junior) has been released by Indian Super League (ISL) club Mumbai City FC after the young defender complained of a heart problem.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Bodies of six drowned in Telangana canal pulled out
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Bodies of all six persons who were drowned into the Left Canal of Nagarjuna Sagar Project in Telangana's Suryapet district on Friday night, were pulled out on Saturday, police said.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After Nikhat, Pinki questions rule tweak to accommodate Mary Kom
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Boxer Pinki Jangra has backed Nikhat Zareen's demand for a fair trial for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and wondered why the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) was tweaking the rules and favouring six-time champion Mary Kom.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Ranchi Test: Rohit, Rahane help India win Day 1 honours against SA
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) A brilliant century from Rohit Sharma, who was well supported by vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, helped India get past early jitters and take a commanding position on Day 1 of the third and final Test against South Africa at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday. With bad light forcing an early end to the day's play, India's scpre read 224/3 at stumps with Rohit and Rahane batting on 117 and 83 respectively.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Female movie characters more prone to stereotypes than men
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) Many commercial films worldwide continue to express womanhood in a stereotypical manner than men, said a new study.
2019-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kelly Clarkson sings duet with Cyndi Lauper
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer Kelly Clarkson performed "True colors" as a duet with "Girls just want to have fun" hitmaker Cyndi Lauper. It was like a "dream come true" for former "American Idol" winner Clarkson.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dipika Kakar: Marriage should empower people to chase dreams
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) "Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum" actress Dipika Kakar Ibrahim is happily married to actor Shoaib Ibrahim. She says marriage should not be the reason why people quit their dreams and careers. In fact, it should further empower a person to chase and fulfil their dreams.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Soha Ali Khan on daughter Inaaya: She loves all festivals
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Soha Ali Khan has said that her two-year-old daughter Inaaya Naumi Kemmu takes keen interest in celebrating all Indian festivals, be it Holi, Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, Eid or Ganapati festival.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Limiting mealtimes increases motivation for exercise: Study
Tokyo, Oct 19 (IANS) Limiting access to food might increase levels of hormone - ghrelin, which might also increase your motivation to exercise, said a new research.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Virat Kohli to skip T20I series against Bangladesh
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli is set to skip the T20Is against Bangladesh as he has been playing non-stop since the ODIs against Australia in March. Workload management of the players has been a priority with the team under Kohli and while most of the senior players have had a break on and off, Kohli last took a break in January when he sat out the final two ODIs against New Zealand and the T20 series that followed.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Syrian Kurds urge US to press Turkey for ceasefire
Damascus, Oct 19 (IANS) Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Saturday called on the US to pressure Turkey to comply with the five-day ceasefire and open a humanitarian corridor for the evacuation of civilian victims from the besieged border city of Ras al-Ain in northern Syria.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Great chance for Australia to win maiden T20 WC on home soil: Finch
Melbourne, Oct 19 (IANS) Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch feels hosting next year's T20 World Cup is a great opportunity for his team to add a maiden T20 World Cup trophy to their five World Cup silverware.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Cardi B once drugged, robbed late rapper Chinx Drugz
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B has admitted that she used to drug and rob men in the past to pay bills, and one of her victims has now been revealed to be the late rapper Chinx Drugz.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sidharth is 'grateful' for his Bollywood journey so far
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra completed seven years in Bollywood on Saturday and he says that the feeling of the first day on the sets, the nervousness and the excitement is all fresh in his memories.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Virat Kohli to skip T20I series against Bangladesh
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli is set to skip the T20Is against Bangladesh as he has been playing non-stop since the ODIs against Australia in March. Workload management of the players has been a priority with the team under Kohli and while most of the senior players have had a break on and off, Kohli last took a break in January when he sat out the final two ODIs against New Zealand and the T20 series that followed.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kashmiri apple growers send 6 lakh tons of apples outside
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Despite the shutdown and killing of a non-local apple trader and a driver, apple farmers in Kashmir have managed to send six lakh metric tons of apples outside Kashmir.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Business/Economy
Varun Dhawan calls 'SOTY' life-changing, as film turns 7
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Varun Dhawan celebrated seven years of his debut film "Student Of The Year" on Saturday with a tweet. Calling it a "life-changing movie", the actor thanked director Karan Johar, co-stars Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra, and all his fans for showering the film with love.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana shutdown hits transport services
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Protests and arrests rocked Telangana on Saturday as day-long shutdown called by the employees of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) affected transport services across the state.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Preliminary results of Afghan prez polls delayed
Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan on Saturday announced that the preliminary results of the September 28 presidential election will be delayed amid fears that candidates might not accept a possible defeat.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Maha polls: Parties named after Sardar Patel, Tipu Sultan in fray
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Neither the 'Iron Man of India' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel nor the 'Tiger of Mysore' Tipu Sultan are forgotten heroes as far as Maharashtra Assembly elections are concerned.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
After Nikhat, Pinki questions rule tweak to accomodate Mary Kom
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Boxer Pinki Jangra has backed Nikhat Zareen's demand for a fair trial for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and wondered why the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) was tweaking the rules and favouring six-time champion Mary Kom.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Lay down emission norms for fire cracker industry'
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) It will be better if the emission norms are laid down so that the fire cracker makers can design their products instead of going in for newer formulations, said a manufacturer.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Big B tweets about sleep after getting discharged
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was discharged from Mumbai's Nanavati hospital on Friday night, asked fans on social media about how they sleep.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kajol recreates iconic DDLJ scene as film turns 24
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) As her iconic movie "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" completed 24 years, Kajol took to Instagram to celebrate the occasion.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Taapsee Pannu: 'Saand Ki Aankh' on Diwali is a bold move
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu, one of the two leading ladies of the heroine-centric "Saand Ki Aankh", says releasing the film, about India's oldest sharpshooters, on Diwali marks a bold and progressive change in the business of cinema, because the festive weekend has predominantly been ruled by Bollywood's male superstars.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Improve economy, don't create circus, Priyanka tells govt (Lead - Correcting name in intro)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed Union Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal for undermining the achievements of Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, saying the economy is in a shambles while the government, instead of improving the economy, is busy "running a comedy circus".
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
13 killed in Russia dam collapse
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed after a dam collapsed in Russia's Krasnoyarsk region on Saturday, a government official said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Bengaluru, Goa favourites as ATK & Kerala kick start season 6
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will once again be the team to beat while FC Goa will also forge a strong challenge in the sixth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). But it all begins on Sunday when ATK and Kerala Blasters lock horns in the opening fixture.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
A new Great Game in the Himalayas, giving voice to Muslim women, the roller coaster that stock markets take you on (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Read about the new Great Game afoot in the Himalayas involving India, China and Tibet; a forceful argument for giving Muslim women a chance to reclaim their sacred place; and finally, explore the intricacies of Dalal Street through a desi potboiler.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Hope Dada gets support from those who are congratulating him: Gambhir
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former teammates have come out and congratulated Sourav Ganguly after he was selected as the next President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday. And former India opener Gautam Gambhir has joined the bandwagon and said that it was a pleasant move to have a former cricketer at the helm of affairs.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Jio's move of passing IUC charges to customers puzzling: Kotak
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) A recent Kotak report has viewed Jios decision to pass on the IUC (Interconnect Usage Charges) to its customers as "puzzling" on several counts including the timing and the mode of recovery.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Trade wars to hit flow of capital, goods and services: Govt
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With protectionism taking toll on the growth of the world economy and affecting many countries, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the ongoing trade wars have caused uncertainties and will ultimately impact the flow of capital, goods and services.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Marquez pips Petronas duo to maiden pole at Motegi
Motegi (Japan), Oct 19 (IANS) Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez on Saturday took pole for the first time at Motegi in his Moto GP career. The 26-year-old, who confirmed an eighth World Championship win -- his sixth in the premier class at the Thailand GP earlier in October -- registered a best time of 1:45.763 in the second qualifier and will be starting at the top of the grid on Sunday.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Johnson's Brexit deal worse than May's: Corbyn
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK's main opposition Labour Party, on Saturday said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal was worse than the one proposed by his predecessor Theresa May.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Improve economy, don't create circus, Priyanka tells govt
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed Union Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal for undermining the achievements of Nobel laureate Abhsiek Banerjee, saying the economy is in a shambles while the government, instead of improving the economy, is busy "running a comedy circus".
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress' lacklustre poll campaign in Haryana, M'rashtra
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress' approach towards the two states going to polls has been not serious.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tara Sutaria on Diwali plans, gadget fetish and new film 'Tadap'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Tara Sutaria will be seen opposite Ahan Shetty in the upcoming "Tadap", and the actress has revealed the team will move to Mussoorie next month to shoot a major portion of the film.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
It's vote for realistic vs populist promises in Haryana
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) It is a vote for realistic versus populist poll promises in the election to 90-member Assembly in Haryana, where the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are locked in a straight contest.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Big B: Ailments and medical conditions a confidential individual right
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who was discharged from hospital on Friday night, took to his blog to express displeasure about the media's rampantly speculative reporting over his ailment these past few days. He said that medical conditions were the confidential right of an individual, and hence should not be commercialised.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Johnson addresses Parliament for new Brexit deal
London, Oct 19 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday addressed the House of Commons ahead of a "knife-edge" vote on his latest Brexit deal, a last-ditch attempt before the October 31 deadline to leave the European Union (EU).
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
All things theatre
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) With an aim to revive the theatrical art, Sahitya Kala Parishad is organising a two-day event, titled "Bharatmuni Rang Utsav" in the national capital.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India to appeal UK denial of couple's extradition for murder
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian authorities have decided to appeal against a UK lower court's order of denying extradition of British citizen Aarti Dhar and her husband Kanwaljitsinh Raizada to face trial in India for the murder of their 11-year-old adopted son and his brother-in-law on human rights grounds.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranchi Test: Centurion Rohit & Rahane pile agony on SA (Tea, Lead)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) The morning doesn't always show the day and the Proteas learnt it the hard way as opener Rohit Sharma and Test deputy Ajinkya Rahane made hay in the afternoon session after South Africa had reduced India to 71/3 in the first session of the third Test at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday. While Rohit scored his third hundred of the series, reaching the three-figure mark with a six, Rahane brought up another fifty as the score read 205/3 at Tea.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Does your adolescent drink more than you would approve?
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) India ranks at 140 out of 150 countries in the world on the happiness index; making it one of the unhappiest countries in the world. This permeates down to adolescents as well and could lead to unhappy choices of alcoholism and binge drinking to cope with the chaos.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd wanted India data centre, it arrived
San Francisco/New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) For late Oracle co-CEO Mark Vincent Hurd, India was always a promising market and he was always committed to expand Oracle's footprint in the burgeoning Cloud and software market in the country.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rohit surpasses Hetmyer, creates record for maximum 6s
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma has added yet another feather to his cap by becoming the batsman to hit the most number of sixes in a Test series.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Tesla to start building cars in China: Report
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has got an approval to manufacture cars in China and the company is building a $2 billion factory in Shanghai, its first manufacturing unit outside the US, the media has reported.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ranchi Test: Centurion Rohit & Rahane pile agony on SA (Tea)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) The morning doesn't always show the day and the Proteas learnt it the hard way as opener Rohit Sharma and Test deputy Ajinkya Rahane made hay in the afternoon session after South Africa had reduced India to 71/3 in the first session of the third Test at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday. While Rohit scored his third hundred of the series, reaching the three-figure mark with a six, Rahane brought up another fifty as the score read 205/3 at Tea.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
#Hittingmachine: Sara packs cool punches in new video
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan has shared a video of herself packing a few cool punches.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dubai Fitness Challenge to attempt a world record
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife Features) The Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC), now in its third edition, has transformed the city into one big gym.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pick The Oberoi Vrinda to explore Kerala backwaters
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) Kerala isnt called "Gods Own Country" for nothing; the picturesque backwaters of Kerala are one of Indias most enchanting holiday destinations. Not to mention a self-supporting ecosystem brimming with aquatic, plant and bird life, these are a totally unique network that meanders past palm tree-fringed rice paddies and villages, before flowing into the Arabian Sea.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pak govt may call in Army for 'Azadi March'
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The Pakistan government has started devising a strategy to deploy armed forces in Islamabad during the October 31 'Azadi March' which will call "to topple the ruling PTI government".
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Anushka Sharma hails 'crusader' for helping sex trafficking victims
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma sang praises of social activist Sunitha Krishnan for her "incredible work" in rescuing women and girls from sex trafficking.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Huma Qureshi wraps up Zack Snyder film, calls it her 'special one'
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian actress Huma Qureshi has completed her work on American filmmaker Zack Snyder's Netflix original film, "Army Of The Dead".
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
UP schools to mark 'Deepotsav'
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) As part of the grand 'Deepotsav' celebrations in Ayodhya this year, the Uttar Pradesh government has begun preparations in all the secondary and primary schools in the state to mark the occasion.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Religion
Bajrang Punia roped in as brand ambassador of Mobil India
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Mobil India has announced its association with wrestling champion Bajrang Punia as the new brand ambassador for its commercial vehicle lubricants' segment.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Waqar invites bowlers for special camp ahead of Australia tour
Lahore, Oct 19 (IANS) With an eye on the upcoming Australia tour, Pakistan's bowling coach Waqar Younis has invited 15 bowlers, including two spinners, to attend a special weekend camp.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
1 in 6 young drivers use Snapchat while driving: Study
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) While people do not pay heed not to use smartphones while behind the wheels, Snapchat has emerged as the biggest culprit, with researchers now reporting that one in six young people use the photo-sharing app while driving.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels: Study
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study suggests.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Distance between Kartarpur Sahib, Nanak's followers will disappear: PM
Ellenabad (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) The distance between Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan and Guru Nanak's followers is going to vanish, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, the last day of campaigning in Haryana.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Religion
Detention centre for illegal foreigners near Bengaluru soon
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) A detention centre to keep illegal foreigners till they are deported is coming up at Nelamangala in Karnataka's Bengaluru Rural district, a police official said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
People love Pawar rally in pouring rain
Satara (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) Stunning videos and images of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar addressing a rally here in pouring rain on Friday evening have gone viral on social media and accolades poured on him on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mars once had salt lakes similar to Earth: Study
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Mars once had salt lakes similar to the ones on Earth and has gone through wet and dry periods, according to a new study.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
John Cho's on-set injury halts 'Cowboy Bebop' production
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor John Cho sustained a knee injury on the set of the live-action Netflix series "Cowboy Bebop" while filming in New Zealand in October, leading to a seven to nine month break in production.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shia LaBeouf credits down syndrome co-star for sobriety
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor Shia LaBeouf's "The Peanut Butter Falcon" co-star Zack Gottsagen, who has Down's Syndrome, is helping him stay sober.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Second N-plant at TN's Kudankulam stops operation
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam, owned by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) stopped power generation on Saturday, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd passes away
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Mark Hurd, who until last month was the co-CEO of software giant Oracle, has passed away, the US media reported. He was 62.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 people detained from Gujarat's Surat
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) A joint team of Uttar Pradesh Police, Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad and Gujarat Police on Saturday detained three persons from Surat in the brutal daylight murder of former Hindu Mahasabha chief Kamlesh Tiwari at his office in Lucknow.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Court rejects Kerala serial killer Jolly's bail plea
Kozhikode (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) A court on Saturday rejected the bail application of serial killer Jolly Thomas and her two accomplices, and remanded them to judicial custody till November 2.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Premises of DHFL promoters in Mumbai raided in money laundering case
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday carried out raids at around eight places, including Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) offices and its promoters' residences here, in a money laundering case against Iqbal Mirchi, who was a close accomplice of underworld fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, and his associates.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump converts impeachment inquiry into political rallying cry
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has turned the ongoing impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine into his signature "all-base, all-the-time" political rallying cry, calling opposition Democrats "crazy" and unpatriotic; he is framing the US pullout from Syria as "a great day for civilisation" and is stoking cultural stereotypes framing the Middle East as a violent sandbox where its "natural" for them to "play" on blood stained streets.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Search on for six washed away with car in Telangana canal
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Personnel of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Saturday began search for six persons who were feared drowned when the car in which they were travelling fell into the Left Canal of Nagarjuna Sagar Project in Telangana's Suryapet district, police said.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MPs set for 'knife-edge' vote on Johnson's Brexit deal
London, Oct 19 (IANS) For the first time in 37 years, the UK Parliament will on Saturday to participate in what is being deemed as a "knife-edge" vote on Prime Minister's Boris Johnson's latest Brexit deal, a last attempt before the October 31 deadline to leave the European Union (EU).
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Congress pins hopes on revival in Ahirwal region of Haryana
Mahendragarh (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) After a wipeout from south Haryana in the last Assembly elections, the Congress is looking for a revival in the region as a result of the growing discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over distribution of tickets and the rift in the Chautala-clan-led Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) that has led to the formation of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
Facebook no more among top 10 best brands globally
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Hit by privacy scandals and year-round investigations, Facebook has lost its place among the world's 10 most valuable brands in global brand consultancy Interbrand's annual ranking of best top 100 brands.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yami recreated Neetu Singh's 70's look for 'Bala'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Yami Gautam recreated veteran actress Neetu Singhs look inspired by the classic song "Ek main aur ek tu" from the movie "Khel Khel Mein" for a number from her forthcoming film "Bala". The actress says she personally loves the 1970s and everything associated with it.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brett Gelman joins Michael B. Jordan in 'Without Remorse'
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Brett Gelman, best known for his scene-stealing roles in "Fleabag", "Stranger Things" and "Love", has joined Michael B. Jordan in the adaptation of Tom Clancys "Without Remorse".
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ranchi Test: Faf loses toss despite bringing proxy captain
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) In a bid to end his losing streak at the toss, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Saturday brought Temba Bavuma as proxy captain for the third and final Test against India at the JSCA Stadium here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Musk regularly destroys his phones for security purposes
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk regularly switches to new smartphones and destroys old ones for security purposes, according to a court document.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Salman Khan's bodyguard joins Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera has formally joined the Shiv Sena on Saturday, just days before the Maharashtra Assembly polls.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Congress pins hopes on revival in Ahirwal region of Haryana
Mahendragarh (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) After a wipeout from south Haryana in the last Assembly elections, the Congress is looking for a revival in the region as a result of the growing discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over distribution of tickets and the rift in the Chautala-clan-led Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) that has led to the formation of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: Rohit stands tall as SA rattle India top-order (Lunch)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) South Africa pacers came out with a brilliant performance as they scalped three wickets in the first session of the third and final Test against India, here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Shahbaz Nadeem: 296th Indian to play Test cricket
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Left-arm Jharkhand spinner Shahbaz Nadeem on Saturday became the 296th player to represent India in Test cricket.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
SLFP to sign MoU with Gotabaya pledging poll support
Colombo, Oct 19 (IANS) The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), headed by incumbent President Maithripala Sirisena, will on Saturday sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna's (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa to pledge support for his poll campaign.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Sarfaraz will not find place in Pakistan team: Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar has insisted that he has been telling Sarfaraz Ahmed to pull up his socks since last two years and therefore no one else is responsible for the sacking of the wicket-keeper batsman as Pakistan skipper in Tests and T20Is.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Telangana shutdown hits transport services
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid incidents of stone pelting in a few places, the day-long shutdown began in Telangana on a call given by the employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC), whose indefinite strike entered the 15th day on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Film on Kerala floods make it to Cairo film festival
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Malayalam award-winning filmmaker Jayaraj's latest offering, "Roudram 2018", based on the devastating 2018 Kerala floods, will be screened at the International Panorama Section of the 41st Cairo International Film Festival.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Gabbard responds to Clinton's slur calling her 'queen of warmongers'
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu to seek the presidential nomination of a major party, has lashed out against a smear campaign by her Democratic Party's leaders and their supportive media.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Arjun: Being Chelsea FC ambassador is 'surreal feeling'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor has been roped in as the Brand Ambassador of Chelsea Football Club (FC) for India. The actor calls it a dream come true and a surreal feeling.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amazon announces Great Indian Festival - Diwali Special sale
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Amazon India on Saturday announced the Great Indian Festival - Diwali Special sale which will bring deals and offers on a wide range of items, including smartphones, laptops, cameras, large appliances, kitchen products and more.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
ISL organisers upset with Stimac's unprofessional attitude
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India football coach Igor Stimacs comments on the lack of time with the national players before the World Cup qualifiers against Afghanistan and Oman in November owing to the running of the Indian Super League (ISL) hasnt gone down well with Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) -- the organisers of the ISL.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sectoral crisis - an introspection of the BFSI sector (Comment)
It has been nearly 13 months since the first sign of markets panicking in the aftermath of IL&FS default and the subsequent hammering down of the BFSI stocks.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Spain,National,Opinion/Commentary
Clashes erupt during pro-Catalan protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Oct 19 (IANS) Clashes erupted between riot police and over half a million citizens who took to the streets of Barcelona to protest against the hefty prison sentences recently handed out by the Spanish Supreme Court to several leaders of the Catalan independence movement.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Manpreet, Rani to lead Indian teams at Olympic Qualifiers
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal will lead the respective Indian men's and women's hockey teams at the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers scheduled to take place on November 1st and 2nd at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Facebook faces $35 billion class-action lawsuit
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) A court in the US has denied Facebook's request to quash $35 billion class-action lawsuit against its alleged misuse of facial recognition data in Illinois.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Wish you were BCCI chief when Yo-Yo was in demand: Yuvi to Dada
N0ew Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has joined the list of cricketers congratulating Sourav Ganguly who is all set to be elected as the next president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Fresh US sanctions against Cuba for backing Maduro
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The US has announced a series of fresh sanctions against Cuba in retaliation over Havana's support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Concerns raised in 2016 over Boeing 737 MAX safety
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) A Boeing Co senior pilot had raised concerns in a series of messages in 2016 to a colleague about certain systems on the 737 MAX jet, which were later implicated in two fatal crashes leading to the aircraft's global grounding.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
A week of multi-pronged setbacks tests Trump's resilience (Analysis)
New York, Oct. Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has had a bad week of setbacks testing his resilience.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
How will Jio's '6 paise/min' move play out?
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As Reliance Jio recently announced its decision to do away with the free voice facility for inter-operator calls, both analysts and the subscribers are eager to witness the changes this move would lead to in the telecom tariffs across operators.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
IUC-laced tariff balanced out with high data entitlements: Jio
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Reliance Jio customers have to buy four top IUC top-up vouchers to be able to call another network post its decision to charge 6 paise a minute for such calls to rivals.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jio charges for voice calls for IUC, rival telcos may wait till Jan 2020
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Reliance Jio mobile services are no longer completely free as the company in an unexpected decision announced recently that it would charge 6 paise/minute from its customers for outgoing calls to other network operators to recover the Interconnect Usage Charges (IUC).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ranchi Test: India bat, Shahbaz Nadeem makes debut (Toss)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final Test against South Africa beginning Saturday at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Tourism growth and its inter-linkages (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
The dynamics of industrial growth in India, for all ancillary industries, makes for fascinating reading and analysis. India has embarked on a renewed push towards making the country an attractive tourist destination through a variety of measures such as the "Incredible India 2.0" campaign. Both local and international destinations have wooed domestic Indian tourists. Regardless of whether one considers inbound or outbound tourism, the tourism supply chain provides exciting opportunities for investors and provides pointers towards much-needed infrastructure developments.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Opinion/Commentary
Ranchi Test: India bat, Shahbaz Nadeem makes debut (Toss)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final Test against South Africa beginning on Saturday at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Karnataka students made to wear cartons to avoid copying
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) About 50 students of a pre-university college in Karnataka were forced to wear cartons to avoid copying in exams, an official said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
'ICA a voice for former cricketers' (Column: Close-in)
Indian cricket had a historic occasion when it had it's first ever meeting of the newly formed company the "Indian Cricketers Association". For me to be a part of it as a member representative of the ICA was exciting as well as thought provoking.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Defender Joel Matip signs new long-term deal with Liverpool
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Centre-back Joel Matip has signed a new contract with Liverpool. Although the club did not reveal the length of Matip's new contract, however media reports said Matip would now be tied to Anfield until 2024.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
How MMS & SMS stripped Religare bare of Rs 3,000 cr (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Asset stripping is something that Indian promoters have perfected into an art form. For years, the Singh Bros - Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) have got away with the proverbial blue murder and finally their luck ran out with their recent arrest. The width and depth of the architecture of their fraud is gargantuan. The FIR against the duo along with erstwhile CEO Sunil Godhwani provides details of the modus operandi of the systematic asset stripping. Moreover, it once again throws into stark relief the fact that regulatory oversight failed and the company which saw an inspection as far back as 2010 managed to operate under the radar, continuing with innumerable irregularities without any fear.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian in FBI's top 10 most wanted list, biggest ever hunt launched (IANS Exclusive)
New York/New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Considered as one of the biggest ever simultaneous chases in the US and India, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hunting for an Indian fugitive, Bhadresh Kumar Patel, for the past four years.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bilawal Bhutto announces nationwide anti-govt protests
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilwal Bhutto-Zardari has announced nationwide anti-government protests to "restore 'real' democracy in the country".
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Spanish PM warns Catalan protesters against violating laws
Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Acting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government was working to ensure that laws were "upheld inside and outside" Spain's borders.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Politics
China, S Africa vow to deepen cooperation, boost ties
Durban, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor held talks in Durban.
2019-10-19
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Victoria Beckham is Eva Longoria's go-to person for parenting tips
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says her friend and designer Victoria Beckham is her go-to person for parenting advice.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistani forces thwart major terror bid in Balochistan
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have thwarted a major terrorist bid in the Balochistan province and killed two suicide bombers, a senior police official said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security
1st all-woman spacewalk sparks unprecedented interest: NASA
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Astronauts Jessica Meir and Christa Koch made history with the first all-female spacewalk, an excursion to repair a power unit on the International Space Station.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Laal Kaptaan' is a film gone wrong (IANS Review; Rating: * *)
"Laal Kaptaan"; Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepak Dobriyal, Manav Vij, Sonakshi Sinha; Direction: Navdeep Singh; Rating: * * (two stars)
2019-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
UN chief condemns mosque attack in Afghanistan
United Nations, Oct 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned attack inside a mosque in Afghanistan, which resulted in scores of deaths, said his spokesman.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Rita Ora flashes her lingerie
Mexico City, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora had an oops moment on stage in Mexico.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Israel's Netanyahu, Pompeo discuss Syrian, Iranian issues
Jerusalem, Oct 19 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jerusalem, the prime minister's office reported.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
AL chief calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya's Tripoli
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit renewed his call for an immediate ceasefire at the Libyan capital Tripoli.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security
Demi Lovato's fans furious after her nudes are leaked
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Demi Lovato's fans are furious and have offered their support the singer after hackers reportedly posted a series of nude photographs of the star online.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Prince William and Kate conclude Pakistan visit
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The United Kingdom's Prince William and Kate concluded their first visit to Pakistan.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Trump nominates Dan Brouillette as new Secretary of Energy
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said he nominated Dan Brouillette, deputy secretary of energy, to be the new head of the department.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sudan's gov't, armed group sign road-map for negotiations
Khartoum, Oct 19 (IANS) Sudan's government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/Northern sector led by Abdel-Aziz Al-Hilu signed a road-map for negotiations, official SUNA news agency reported.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Sudan,Defence/Security,Politics
India Inc responds warmly to invest in MP
Indore, Oct 19 (IANS) The Indian and overseas industrial captains on Friday responded whole-heartedly to Chief Minister Kamal Nath's request to invest in Madhya Pradesh by making the most of its central location in the country.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Trump speaks over phone with Erdogan on Syria ceasefire deal
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he had a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, downplaying the significance of the continued shelling and gunfire in northern Syria after a ceasefire agreement.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
69 Palestinians hurt in clashes with Israeli soldiers in Gaza
Gaza, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 69 Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli soldiers in Gaza Strip along the borders with Israel, medics said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Defence/Security
Yechury flays Modi, Shah for calling oppositions 'traitors'
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for labelling opposition leaders as 'traitors' and their supporters as 'terrorists' whenever they voice opposition to the repealing of Article 370 of the Indian constitution that accorded a special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
62 killed in twin blasts in Afghan mosque
Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 62 people were killed and around 60 others were wounded in two blasts inside a mosque in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan during Friday prayers.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Israel,Terrorism
AAP welcomes decision to give land for Ravidas Temple
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Friday welcomed the Central government's decision to give land to build the Sant Ravidas Temple.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jio adds 84.45 lakh new users in August
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued to be the only operator to add new subscribers, as the telecom major added 84.45 lakh users in August, taking its customer base to 34.82 crore, while its competitors Airtel and Vodafone Idea kept losing their subscriber base.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PFRDA aims to cover 45 crore unorganised sector workers
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority aims to cover around 45 crore people in the unorganised sector under its schemes, its member Supratim Bandyopadhyay said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra not to conduct interviews for government jobs now
Amaravati, Oct 18 (IANS) No interviews will be conducted henceforth for recruitment into government departments in Andhra Pradesh as Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed the officials to conduct only the written examinations.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
10 Bengal girls likely to enter main draw of UTT nationals
Howrah (West Bengal), Oct 18 (IANS) After two rounds of matches on the opening day of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships, only 10 out of 21 sub-junior girls from West Bengal looked like making the main draw cut.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Amitabh Bachchan discharged from hospital
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from Mumbai's Nanavati hospital on Friday night.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Banking services may be hit Oct 22 as unions warn of strike
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Banking services could be affected next week as two bank unions have warned they will go on a 24-hour long strike on October 22 to protest against the recent bank mergers, falling deposit rates and a call for job security.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MIT, Italian energy major extend low-carbon energy cooperation
Rome, Oct 18 (IANS/AKI) The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Eni have renewed their low-carbon energy research collaboration by extending the Italian energy giant's tenure as a founding member of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) till 2023, MIT and Eni said in a statement.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Italy,Science/Tech,Technology
PCB commits blunder after sacking Sarfaraz
Lahore, Oct 18 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked as Pakistan captain in Test and T20I cricket. While Azhar Ali has been appointed as Test captain, Babar Azam will lead Pakistan in T20Is until next year's World T20.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Brexit a chance to boost our ties with UK: Italian PM
Brussels, Oct 18 (IANS/AKI) Britain's exit from the European Union with the deal agreed this week by its Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the bloc could offer an opportunity to strengthen its bilateral ties with Italy, Premier Giuseppe Conte claimed on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Belgium,Diplomacy,Politics
Is a foreign wife criteria for Nobel prize, asks BJP leader
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha on Friday said that people whose second wives are foreigners are mostly getting the Nobel Prize.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India to host 91st Interpol General Assembly in 2022
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India will host the 91st General Assembly of Interpol in 2022 as part of the platinum jubilee celebration of its Independence, with the ongoing 88th Interpol General Assembly in Chile approving its proposal by a majority vote on Friday, an official statement said.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Cricketer Gulam Bodi sentenced to 5 years in prison
Durban, Oct 18 (IANS) Gulam Bodi, the Indian-origin cricketer who played two ODIs and one T200 international for South Africa, has been sentenced to five years in prison on Friday on corruption charges.
2019-10-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
39th Jr national Kho Kho c'ship to start on Oct 19
Surat, Oct 18 (IANS) The 39th Junior National Kho Kho Championship will commence at the S.M.C. School here on October 19 with the participation of as many as 792 players.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Sebi tightens norms for resignation of auditors
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) In the wake of a number of resignations in listed companies off late, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday floated stricter disclosure norms for resignation of auditors.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Govt loans from RBI down to Rs 402 cr in week ended Oct 11
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Central government had Rs 402 crore outstanding loans with the RBI in the week ended October 11, according to a weekly statistical supplement of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jio posts Rs 990 cr net profit in Q2, ARPU drops
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio on Friday reported Rs 990 crore net profit for Q2 ending September, marking a year-on-year growth of 45.4 per cent on a standalone basis even as its average revenue per user (ARPU) fell while both data and voice volume grew significantly.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No evidence of harassment of woman official at BHEL: Police
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) No evidence has been found so far that a woman officer of public sector unit Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), who committed suicide here on Thursday, was being sexually harassed by her colleagues, police said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Speaker must resign on moral grounds: Vijender Gupta
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Claiming that Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had failed to maintain dignity of the House, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta sought his resignation from the post.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hindu side not part of any Ayodhya mediation effort: VHP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said that the Hindu side had not participated in any mediation effort after the hearing of appeals on the Ram Janmabhoomi issue commenced in the Supreme Court.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
AAP urges CPCB to publish report on air pollution factors
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Friday said the Central Pollution Control Board has blamed the people of the national capital for a surge in pollution levels in the city.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
High vegetable prices hits the common man's kitchen budget
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Possibilities of regular supply of vegetables have cooled down their prices in the wholesale market but in the retail market, prices are still disturbing the kitchen budget. Also, the garlic prices have caused the housewives' expenses to double.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Three school children killed as van falls into well
Shajapur (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 18 (IANS) Three students of a private school were killed on Friday when a van carrying them from school fell in a well at Richhoda village near here.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naga peace process to be concluded without delay: Centre
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Getting nod from the apex leadership of all 14 Naga tribes and various stake-holders in a meeting held in Nagaland on Friday, the Centre said it has determined to conclude the peace process without delay after the overwhelming support in favour of a settlement of the issue.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Corrupt Congress-NCP did maximum harm to people: PM
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance of doing the maximum harm to the state and country because of its corruption.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
L&T Technology Services net up 8% in Q2
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) L&T Technology Services on Friday reported Rs 206 crore net profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2019-20, registering 8 per cent annual growth over the same period a year ago.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Now, Bengal Guv crosses swords with state ministers
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Firing fresh salvos at the Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday took on ministers making "factually wrong" and "painful" statements about his public utterances and actions and asked the Chief Minister to examine their statements and "deal" with them the way she wants.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Indian in FBI's top 10 most wanted list, biggest ever hunt launched (IANS Exclusive)
New York/New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Considered as one of the biggest ever simultaneous chases in the US and India, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hunting for an Indian fugitive, Bhadresh Kumar Patel, for the past four years.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indrani claims to have paid $5 million to PC, his son
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indrani Mukerjea has claimed to have paid a bribe of US $5 million to former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram through offshore payments in Singapore, Mauritius, Bermuda, the UK and Switzerland, the Central Bureau of Investigation stated in the chargesheet filed in a special court on Friday in the INX Media case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rajnath okays plan for admitting girls in Sainik schools
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal to allow admission to girls in Sainik schools from the academic year 2021-22 in a phased manner, officials said on Thursday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
21 Indians, 6 Myanmarese held for drug trafficking in a month
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday said it has over the last month arrested 21 Indian and six Myanmar nationals for their involvement in drug trafficking. During these operations, the agency, seized 879.80 kg of ganja, 13 kg morphine, 5.265 kg heroin, 1,155 kg of ketamine, 0.7 kg charas, 10.310 kg opium and 1.22 kg methamphetamine, said the NCB.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Why UP government took U-turn on mobile ban in colleges
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Within hours of banning mobile phones in colleges and universities, the Uttar Pradesh government has taken a u-turn.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
TV debates in public places banned in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 18 (IANS) Anticipating deterioration of the law and order situation and to maintain communal harmony ahead of the Supreme Court's final verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, the Ayodhya administration has banned television debates in public places in the city.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
TN cash seizure: Report sent to poll panel
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) A report on the cash seizure at Nanguneri assembly constituency from a house where DMK legislator K.S. Saravanakumar was staying has been sent to the Chief Electoral Officer, said a top official in Tirunelveli.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Rahul's copter lands in Rewari after bad weather
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Bad weather prevented Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's helicopter from landing in Delhi on Friday, party sources said. Rahul was returning from poll-bound Mahendragarh in Haryana after addressing a rally there.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How MMS & SMS stripped Religare bare of Rs 3,000 cr (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Asset stripping is something that Indian promoters have perfected into an art form. For years, the Singh Bros - Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) have got away with the proverbial blue murder and finally their luck ran out with their recent arrest. The width and depth of the architecture of their fraud is gargantuan. The FIR against the duo along with erstwhile CEO Sunil Godhwani provides details of the modus operandi of the systematic asset stripping. Moreover, it once again throws into stark relief the fact that regulatory oversight failed and the company which saw an inspection as far back as 2010 managed to operate under the radar, continuing with innumerable irregularities without any fear.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
INX Media case: CBI says unnamed person's statement vital
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The name of a person, who knows crucial things in the INX Media corruption case against former finance minister P. Chidambaram, has been withheld even in the chargesheet, The Central Bureau of Investigation told the top court.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
RIL's Q2 net profit at record Rs 11,262 cr
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Reliance Industries' (RIL) consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September touched a record Rs 11,262 crore, rising by 18.34 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt to achieve 1 billion tonne coal production
Ranchi, Oct 18 (IANS) Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday said the government will go all the way to achieve 1 billion tonne coal production at earliest and end dependence on imported coal
2019-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
2G scam, PC being flight risk rock Chidambaram bail hearing
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A charge sheet was filed in the 2G case but later everybody was acquitted, said the counsel for former Union Minister P Chidambaram, while arguing in the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order denying bail in the INX Media corruption case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
FATF keeps Pak in grey list, hands 4-month lifeline
Paris/Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday formally announced that Pakistan will remain on its grey list for the next four months, handing it a final lifeline.
2019-10-18
Category: International, France,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Swimming banned off Goa beaches for 48 hours amid heavy rain
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) Swimming has been banned off Goa's beaches for 48 hours after the India Meteorological Department on Friday issued a warning about heavy rain and gusty winds in several parts of the coastal state.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Criminals snatch mobile of Delhi Assembly Speaker's Secretary
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In the latest incident of snatchings and criminal activities targeting high-profile people, anti-social elements targeted the Secretary of Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goyal.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Corrupt Congress-NCP did maximum harm to Maha: PM
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi charged the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party of doing maximum harm to the state and country because of its corruption, here on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Policy space exists to address growth concerns: RBI Governor
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) In what could mean further rate cuts by India's central bank, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has said at the bi-monthly monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting here earlier this month that "there is policy space to address growth concerns", according to the minutes of the MPC meeting released on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bridge across Shyok River to be named after Ladakh's brave soldier
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The bridge across the Shyok River near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China, which will be inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday, has been named after late Colonel Chewang Rinchen, a decorated officer of the Indian Army who hailed from Ladakh, sources said here on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BJP, BJD in verbal duel ahead of Bijepur bypolls
Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (IANS) The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party entered into a verbal duel with the campaign for the by-poll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district reaching the last lap.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Anup K. Singh appointed new National Security Guard chief
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) IPS officer Anup Kumar Singh was on Friday chosen as the new Director General of the elite National Security Guard (NSG) force.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Fresh stock to bring onion prices down in coming week
New Delhi, 18 Oct (IANS) Onion prices are expected to come down in the coming days, especially after Diwali, as fresh stock has started to arrive from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Bombay HC order on Grover, Jaising 'bad in law', CBI to SC
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Interim protection from coercive steps is equivalent to anticipatory bail, which is completely unsustainable and bad in law, said the CBI challenging the Bombay High Court order restraining the agency from taking action against NGO Lawyers Collective and its founding members - senior lawyers Anand Grover and Indira Jaising.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indrani claims to have paid $5 million to PC, his son
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indrani Mukerjea has claimed to have paid a bribe of US $5 million to former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram through offshore payments in Singapore, Mauritius, Bermuda, the UK and Switzerland, the Central Bureau of Investigation stated in the chargesheet filed in a special court on Friday in the INX Media case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Jaipur, Kota, Jodhpur to have 2 mayors
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) After making the decision to organise indirect polls and introduce a 'hybrid' model, the Rajasthan government made another surprising announcement declaring that Jaipur, Kota and Jodhpur shall have two mayors each.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Google Stadia Controller will have limited wireless capability
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Google Stadia controller's wireless capability will only work on TV with a Chromecast Ultra but a user at launch will have to plug in a USB-C cable to use it with computers or phones, the tech giant has revealed in a product video.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vijaykumar: From humble beginning to Godman Kalki
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) The search operations by the Income Tax (I-T) department at self-styled godman Kalki Bhagavan's ashram, trust and the business premises of his son resulted in the detection of undisclosed income and seizure of gold, diamonds and foreign currencies valued at about Rs 500 crore, making many a person's jaw drop.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Surat emissions trading scheme cuts pollution, hikes profits'
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The emissions trading scheme for trading greenhouse gas emissions allowances that has been adopted by Surat in Gujarat can reduce pollution 29 per cent while increasing profits for a majority of industrial plants, international researchers said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Milind Soman, wife Ankita vacay in Iceland
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Super hunk Milind Soman and his wife Ankita Konwar have been painting the social media scene red with pics of their Iceland vacation.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Man nabbed for cheating job seekers, running fake website
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Kolkata Police has arrested the alleged kingpin of a racket that ran a fake website in the name of the Public Service Commission in West Bengal to mislead and cheat job seekers, a senior officer said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED grills Praful Patel along with Wadhawans
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Friday grilled former Union minister Praful Patel for his links with Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi in a money laundering case and also confronted him with the promoters and directors of the Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL), arrested in the Rs 4,335-crore Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gadgets for scribes lands Assam govt in controversy
Guwahati, Oct 18 (IANS) The Information and Public Relations (I&PR) department of the BJP government in Assam has stoked a controversy over electronic gadgets distributed among journalists.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Vodafone Germany in pact with EHang for flying car project
Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) Vodafone Germany on Friday announced a deal with Chinese autonomous air taxis company EHang to collaborate on building an urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem first in Germany and then Europe-wide.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Germany,International
Aviation Ministry reviews progress on Air India sale
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Moving fast on the proposed sale of Air India, the parent Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday reviewed the progress made by the airline on various aspects related to its strategic disinvestment.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Cong to thwart BJP's evil designs to spoil culture of NE'
Agartala, Oct 18 (IANS) The Congress is determined to protect the customs, culture, traditional lifestyle, language besides the distinct identity of various ethnic groups and indigenous people in the northeast region as the BJP has evil designs to destroy them, AICC General Secretary Luizinho Faleiro said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt shares 'priceless moments' with sister Pooja
Mysuru, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt has shared some "priceless moments" with her "big sister" Pooja from the sets of "Sadak 2".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No possibility of revival of terrorism: Punjab CM
Phagwara, Oct 18 (IANS) Dismissing as fearmongering the attempts of the opposition Akalis and BJP to spread panic among the people on the issue of terrorism, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday dubbed the opposition's statements on this count as petty politicking, and ruled out any possibility of revival of terrorism in the state.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Saand Ki Aankh', Rima Das' short at China's Pingyao film fest
Pingyao, Oct 18 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar play India's oldest sharpshooters, Prakashi and Chandro Tomar, in "Saand Ki Aankh", and during the film's screening at the 3rd Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival (PYIFF) in China, the two actresses got together with their real-life inspirations for a photo-op.
2019-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PC lost weight despite getting home-cooked food inside jail
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's counsel in the Supreme Court on Friday again told the court that the ex-minister has lost weight inside Tihar Jail.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goa govt wants to fill quarries with garbage, fined by NGT
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) The Goa government wants to fill up existing laterite stone quarries with municipal garbage, but the National Green Tribunal wants to have none of it.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Virat Kohli's superhero avatar Super V on TV soon
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Star cricketer Virat Kohli will soon be seen in an animated superhero avatar in the small screen series, "Super V".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BCCI Jt Secy elect feels the heat as ex-ombudsman cries foul
Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) BCCI Joint Secretary elect Jayesh George, who is also the President of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA), has run into fresh trouble after the 'ousted' ombudsman of KCA, Justice (retd) Ramkumar, on Friday filed an affidavit in the Kerala High Court stating that he was removed before his term ended because he took strong stands.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket