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Have no links with any mafia, says Praful Patel
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Senior NCP leader and former Union Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday dismissed charges of alleged links with the mafia as "mere speculation" by sections of the media.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Not biased': SC judge slams campaign seeking his recusal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Tuesday expressed anguish at a social media campaign and news reports seeking his recusal from a constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
US-China trade war 'stings' Wipro business: CEO
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Headwinds from the US-China trade war sting business deals of Indian software major Wipro, its Chief Executive Abidali Neemuchwala said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Back channel exercise for Modi-Imran meet in Saudi Arabia?
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Intense back channel exercise by Indian side is underway to arrange a meeting of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Pakistani coounterpart Imran Khan, a Pakistan media report claimed on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Blacked-out at Puja carnival, recall Emergency: Bengal Guv
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) In a fresh flashpoint with West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar alleged on Tuesday that he was "totally blacked out" during the October 11 Durga Puja carnival here and called it "an unusual kind of censorship... reminiscent of the Emergency".
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India conceded a silly goal, have much to do: Coach Stimac
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Admitting that his team conceded a 'silly' goal, coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday said India have a lot to work on ahead of the next set of matches after they played out a hard fought 1-1 draw against much lower-ranked Bangladesh in a Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie here.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Hindu, Muslim sides spar as Ayodhya case hearing set to end
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The lawyers for the Hindu and Muslim sides got into a duel on the 39th day of the hearing in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Italy blames Turkey for Syria fighting, seeks negotiations
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday pointed the finger at Turkey for its six-day-old military offensive in Kurdish administered northern Syria, urging an immediate truce.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
PMC fraud: Praful Patel under ED lens for using Wadhawans' jet
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Caught in the eye of the storm over 'Dawood-Mirchi' links, former Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel faces yet another embarrassment for frequently using private jets of Wadhawans, accused in the Rs 4,355 crore Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative(PMC) bank scam.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jio asks Trai to stop IUC scrapping schedule consultations
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Reliance Jio, which has now started charging for voice calls to other networks, has asked regulator Trai to stop the consultation process on a new timeline for removing Interconnect Usage Charges (IUC) and enforce 'Bill and Keep' regime under the IUC regulations from January 1, 2020.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Romania opposition leader Ludovic Orban appointed new PM
Bucharest, Oct 15 (IANS) Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday appointed Ludovic Orban, leader of the main opposition National Liberal Party, as Prime Minister, after the cabinet led by the Social Democratic Party collapsed in a no-confidence vote on Thursday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Praful Patel denies allegations of any mafia links
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Senior NCP leader and former Union Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday dismissed charges of alleged links with the mafia as "mere speculation" by sections of the media.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana Governor meets PM, Home Minister
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Shivakumar's wife, mother approach HC against ED summons
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The wife and mother of jailed Congress Karnataka leader D.K. Shivakumar on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the summons issued to them by the Enforcement Directorate.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC judges slams social media campaign seeking his recusal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Tuesday expressed anguish at a social media campaign and news reports seeking his recusal from a constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sad Diwali for Pixel lovers as new Google phones ditch India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Google which registered less than 0.1 per cent market share in the Indian premium smartphone segment in the second quarter this year, ditched the country on Tuesday, announcing that the newly-launched Pixel 4 and XL will not be available in India.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Railways to run promotional trains, Housefull 4 crew first taker
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Struggling with high operation cost, the Indian Railways has come up with a unique idea to increase its revenue by promoting movies, art, culture, sports or even television shows.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Business/Economy
Google Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go and more launched
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The US based search engine giant Google has introduced the new Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go, Pixel Earbuds and Nest Mini during its annual hardware event.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
CCPA to meet for deciding on winter session's dates
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) is to meet on Wednesday to decide on the dates of Parliament's Winter Session.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India hosting U-16 cricket coaching camp for Commonwealth
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Thirty five participants, including 18 boys and 17 girls, from Commonwealth countries are attending an Under-16 cricket coaching camp being held at the National Cricket Academy, Bengaluru, from October 1-30.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he would like to see the Indian team management focus on winning more ICC tournaments and that is an area he would like skipper Virat Kohli to address.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Unions cry foul, refute HAL's claims on wage hike
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Refuting the company's charge that their indefinite strike for wage hike was illegal, 9 unions of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Tuesday accused its management of indulging in double standards.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics,Business/Economy
WC qualifier: India fight hard to draw against spirited B'desh
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) India snatched a 1-1 draw from the jaws of defeat against much lower ranked Bangladesh to dent their chances of qualification in a Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie at the packed Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
E-platform to ease up clearance of sanction plan in SDMC
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a major relief to residents who are planning to construct a new house, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Tuesday announced that it has developed an online module for the sanction plan in respect of the low risk residential buildings up to 500sqm under Unified Building Bye Laws 2021.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP manages to put the political clock back in MP
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to put the political clock back by three months in Madhya Pradesh by persuading rebel MLAs Narayan Tripathi and Sharad Kole who had voted against their own party to favour the Congress-led government, to remain in the party fold.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Hindu parties cite 1886 judge's observation of Ayodhya site
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Hindu parties on Tuesday rebutted the Muslim side's contention that they never made claim on the title of the disputed land in Ayodhya between 1885 to 1989, by citing the observations of a judge who visited the disputed site on March 17, 1886.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
India pip Bangladesh, clinch SAFF U15 women's C'ship
Thimpu (Bhutan), Oct 15 (IANS) India emerged champions of the SAFF U-15 womens championship 2019 at the Chalimithang Stadium here on Tuesday, defeating Bangladesh 5-3 on penalties after the match ended 0-0 post 90 minutes.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Bhutan,Sports,Football
Policeman killed, 10 injured in IED blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) A policeman was killed and 10 other people sustained injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast triggered by unidentified militants in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, on Tuesday, a senior police officer said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Terrorism
Assam man dies as foreigner, family refuses to accept body
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) Family members of an inmate of a detention camp in Assam, who died, have refused to accept the body until the government removes the 'foreigner' tag from his name.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Centre to monitor food prices during festival season
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to keep food prices in check during the festival season, the Centre on Tuesday directed the states to regularly monitor the supply and prices of staples like onions, pulses, tomatoes, edible oils and oilseeds.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Surjewala moves EC, says gangster's kin intimidating voters
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress has expressed apprehensions of criminal intimidation by Bharatiya Janata Party supporters in Kaithal Assembly constituency where the party's media department chief Randeep Surjewala is contesting against the BJP's Leelaram Gurjar.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Elizabeth Warren emerges as front runner to take on Trump (US Files)
Boston, Oct 15 (IANS) On the eve of the Democratic Presidential candidature debate in Ohio Tuesday night which is the largest in the history of American history, a baker's dozen will stand and try and grab pole position. The polls show Elizabeth Warren is at the top of the poll pyramid with 30 percent while former veep Joe Biden is a close number 2 with 27 percent, Bernie Sanders having fallen off the grid.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
India's overall growth 'very strong' by world economy standards: IMF
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) Although India's economic growth rate has been cut to 6.1 per cent for the current fiscal year, it still remains "very strong" by global standards, International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Deputy Research Director Gian Maria Milesi-Ferreti said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Attitude more important than skills, talent: Malaysian chef Peter Chan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) What is it that goes into making an ideal meal? More than skills and talent it's the right attitude that matters, says Malaysian Executive Sous Chef Peter Chan, an industry veteran of close to four decades and chairperson of the jury at the Indian Culinary Forum's annual Chef Awards 2019 underway at Greater Noida on the national capital's outskirts.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
No drastic fall in Delhi air quality in next two days
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Though the air quality in Delhi remains in the poor category and stubble-burning incidents have increased in Punjab, Haryana and even Pakistan, no drastic deterioration of air quality is expected in the next two days.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
HC pulls up Goa govt for failing to install digital meters
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the High Court on Tuesday pulled up the state government for failing to facilitate the installation of digital meters in taxis, stating that prima facie the negligence amounts to contempt of the Bombay High Court.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
PKL 7: Confident U Mumba to face Bengal Warriors in SF 2
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The second semi-final of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season will see Bengal Warriors take on U Mumba for a spot in the league's final. All the Bengal players will be well rested and ready ahead of the clash after a weeks break between their last league stage match and the semi-final. U Mumba, though, will have positive momentum on their side after outdoing Haryana Steelers convincingly in Eliminator 2.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
IBBI for statutory recognition of valuation professionals
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) Chairman M.S. Sahoo has said that there should be a statuary nod given to valuation professionals in India to further streamline the profession.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jio, Samsung showcase 5G, LTE use cases at IMC 2019
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A partnership between telecom majors Reliance Jio and Samsung Electronics on Tuesday showcased use cases based on fifth-generation (5G) techonology at the India Mobile Congress here.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
SDMC steps up efforts to curb pollution
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the increase in pollution, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has stepped up efforts to fight air and dust pollution in the national capital, taking stringent pollution control measures including action against burning of solid wastes, garbage, dry leaves, and plastics, rubber and construction activities.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Sensex ends 291 points higher, Nifty up too
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Trade-related optimism kept the sentiments in the global markets upbeat on Tuesday. In India, the Sensex closed 291 points higher while the Nifty finished at 11,428.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India hands over two Mi 24V choppers to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India handed over two Mi 24V gunship helicopters to Afghanistan at a ceremony held in Kabul on Tuesday. The attack chopper, which is also capable of low-capacity troop transport, was handed over to Afghanistan's Defence Minister Asadullah Khalid by India's Ambassador Vinay Kumar.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'BJP's majoritarianism crippled Indian economy'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking cue from an article by Finance Minister's husband in a newspaper, the Congress on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Modi government over the state of the Indian economy. The party asserted that P. Prabhakar, Nirmala Sitharaman's husband, is a senior economist and his views are based on facts.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
UN steps up aid in northeast Syria amid Turkish offensive
Geneva, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Teams from the UN refugee agency have assisted some 31,800 people in northeast Syria since the start of a Turkish air campaign there last week, UNCHR global spokesperson Liz Throssell said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
'Sooryavanshi' will be a gamechanger for me: Niharica Raizadaa
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Budding actress Niharica Raizada, who will next be seen in the Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer "Sooryavanshi", has said that the cop-action drama will be a gamechanger for her, adding that she learned a lot while shooting for the film and it has helped her to grow as an actor.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Imran leaves for Riyadh to mitigate Iran-Saudi tensions
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday as part of his initiative for peace and security in the region.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Slowing economy: India's exports dip third time this year
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in September declined for the third time in the current financial year, while imports dropped for the fourth consecutive month, signaling that rising protectionism and continuing trade tensions between the US and China along with the spectre of a global slowdown are impacting India's trade prospects as well.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he would like to see the Indian team management focus on winning more ICC tournaments and that is an area he would like skipper Virat Kohli to address.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Italy lauds Syrian Kurds for role in fight against IS
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday thanked Kurdish forces in Syria for their help in defeating the Islamic State in the war-torn country, warning the jihadist group still posed a severe security threat.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Three arrested in illegal Kochi flats case
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Kerala Police's Crime Branch, probing if there was a nexus between officials and builders in the apartment complex whose demolition was ordered by the Supreme Court for violating the Coastal Regulation Zone rules, on Tuesday arrested three people, a top official said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Rajnath pushes for indigenisation of defence equipment
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pushing for indigenisation, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday urged scientists in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to establish a system in India where all defence equipment can be manufactured in the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Jennifer Aniston joins Insta, has over 200k followers in 1 hr
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston finally joined Instagram on Tuesdays, and she had nearly 200k followers within the first hour of joining the social media app.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Google partners Social Alpha to support start-ups in India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Tata Trusts' initiative Social Alpha said on Tuesday it has entered into a partnership with Google Developers Launchpad to support social impact start-ups in Indias growing start-up ecosystem.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Trinamool leaders to visit over 2,000 villages, wards
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Around 600 Block and Town Presidents of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress are visiting more than 2,000 villages and civic wards across the state from Tuesday following in the footsteps of party MLAs and other senior leaders as part of the mass reach out campaign 'Didi Ke Bolo', party sources said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sharan, Veda emerge champs in SFA's Hyderabad edition
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Sharan K (Global Edge School), Lalit A (St. Andrews), Veda R (Sri Medhavi Junior) and Pushti L (Meridian School) on Tuesday emerged as the tennis champions here in the Hyderabad edition of Sports for All (SFA), an inter-school Olympic style championship presented by Hero Sprint.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
UEFA chairman vows to eradicate racism in football
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) UEFA Chairman Aleksander Ceferin on Tuesday promised to eliminate racism in football, calling on governments to join efforts aimed at tackling the plague.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Indo-Dutch coop against anti-microbial resistance showcased
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A two-day India-Netherlands Technology Summit began here on Tuesday, focused on co-creating innovative solutions for global challenges relating to water, food and good health.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Nimish Shah joins hands with Bhaane
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Designer Nimish Shah has collaborated with Anand S. Ahuja and Sonam Kapoor Ahujas clothing brand Bhaane to create the 'Cruise 2020' collection - an inclusive-Indian design tag in a contemporary e-shop featuring men and women ready to wear.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Attack on Iranian oil tanker 'state-sponsored': FM
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday said that the recent attack on the Iranian oil tanker Sabiti in the Red Sea is "state-sponsored", state TV reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Telangana HC suggests talks to end RTC deadlock
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The indefinite strike by the employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) continued on 11th day on Tuesday even as the Telangana High Court suggested to the state government and the employee unions to end the deadlock through talks.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
FAO calls for boosting millets to fight malnutrition
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations have proposed to declare the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets, which are one of the most climate-resilient traditional crops of India.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
IMF cuts India's FY20 growth forecast to 6%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The outlook for the Indian economy for the current fiscal seems to get bleaker by the day as major economic forums and institutions have of late revised the country's GDP forecast downwards, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) being the latest in the fray.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Odisha CM not to celebrate birthday over cyclone Fani
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday that he will not celebrate his birthday on Wednesday in view of cyclone Fani that caused massive damage in the state in May this year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Congress didn't support BJP on Citizenship Bill: Assam FM
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) Launching another attack on the Congress, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that while the party is now showing sympathy towards those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), it, however, did not support the BJP-led government in Assam when the latter tried to get the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) 2016 passed in Parliament.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Denmark Open: Sindhu, Praneeth advance; Kashyap exits
Odense, Oct 15 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu and B. Sai Praneeth made impressive starts to their campaign at the Denmark Open while Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma crashed out early after losing their first-round matches.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
(RELEASE AT 5am) James Cameron: 'Terminator: Dark Fate' has sense of abject terror
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood mogul James Cameron says his upcoming "Terminator: Dark Fate" deals with the threat of a human collision with artificial super-intelligence -- a subject that seems less science-fiction at present as compared to 1984 or 1991.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Avinash Mishra: TV actors are apt for films, too
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) "Yeh Teri Galiyan" actor Avinash Mishra feels that TV actors are no less than film stars and that they have it in them to succeed on the big screen, too.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
B'wood film on Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and wife
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is thrilled to make a film on Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and his wife Sudha Murthy. She says this is more than a film, this is life.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Article 15' holds special place in my career: Isha Talwar
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Isha Talwar says working in "Article 15" was emotionally draining, but the film will always hold a special place in her career.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US-China trade deal to benefit global economy: China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) The trade deal between China and the US will not only benefit the two countries but also the global economy, China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Politics
'Section 375' writer Manish Gupta turns producer
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Writer-director Manish Gupta, who had recently scripted the critically-acclaimed Akshaye Khanna and Richa Chadha-starrer "Section 375", is set to produce projects that are low-budget and content-driven.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
14 new institutes for media, ent skill development on anvil
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The government on Tuesday announced that 14 new institutes will be set up across nine cities for advanced skill training in the media and entertainment sector.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Media
Construction licence for big projects within 15 days: Goa CM
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) A month after the Chief Executive Officer of the state government's Investment Promotion Board quit citing complaints related to red-tapism, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that the Board would facilitate construction licences to big ticket projects within 15 days of receipt of application.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Photo voter slips printed in Braille for Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Anurag Agarwal on Tuesday said that for the convenience of the visually-impaired, electors photo identity cards (EPICs) and photo voter slips have been printed in Braille script.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Special thrust on gas infrastructure: Pradhan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that the government has a special focus on building gas infrastructure in the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Despite deleveraging, Essar turnover Rs 1 lakh cr: Ruia
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite aggressively deleveraging the balance sheet to the tune of Rs 1,40,000 crore through monetisation of several key assets, the existing businesses of Essar Group in the sectors of energy, infrastructure, metals & mining, services and technology, have a combined revenue of $13 billion, or almost Rs 100,000 crore, said Essar Capital Director Prashant Ruia.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress raises I-T raids on workers with EC
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Congress delegation on Tuesday met Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and raised the issue of income tax raids on some of its employees last week.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC likely to wrap up Ayodhya case hearing on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The hearing in Ayodhya title dispute case is likely to end on October 16 instead of October 17, with Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hinting that the argument in the 70-year-old dispute will come to an end on Wednesday itself.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
SRK fans want confirmation on new film with Tamil hitmaker Atlee
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan has not announced a new film since his "Zero" debacle last December. On Tuesday, a video of the superstar walking out of Tamil filmmaker Atlee Kumar's office went viral on social media, sending fans into excited anticipation.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI acts on PMO alert on judiciary
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) carried out raids after the Prime Minister Office alerted the agency of forgery being carried out by a Bengaluru-based man allegedly defaming judges.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manika Batra roped in as new face of ASICS
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) As more and more Indian female athletes break the glass ceiling, ASICS, a running shoes and other athletic footwear manufacturer, on Tuesday roped in ace India paddler Manika Batra as its new face as she launched the brands latest store here.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Football
ASSOCHAM to launch platform for entrepreneurs
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Carrying on with its 'Startup Elevator Pitch Series', the ASSOCHAM Launchpad, an initiative and platform for budding entrepreneurs, will be flagged off here on Friday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Air India staff mulls VRS en masse over leave encashment
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the airline management remaining non-committal over leave encashment to employees in case of privatisation, a section of Air India staff has mooted the proposal to take voluntary retirement (VRS) en masse.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple TV app, Apple TV+ arrive on Roku platform
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) US-based online streaming service Roku on Tuesday announced the availability of Apple TV app and Apple TV+ on its platform.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'89% workers in India would trust robot more than manager'
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Workers in India are the most excited about Artificial Intelligence (AI) with 89 per cent of them appearing to be more trusting of robots over their managers, says a new study.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
This is why Pankaja isn't having it as easy as BJP in Maha
Parli (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Assembly Election for the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has been a butter smooth, if not a cakewalk so far. With Sena on its side and a bickering Congress as opposition, Devendra Fadnavis is facing what any leader would hope for. But for one BJP leader, it's been a rough campaign where she is being forced to prove worthy of taking forward her father's legacy - Pankaja Munde.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Goa Speaker hears plea for disqualification of 10 MLAs
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Goa Assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar on Tuesday said that he would hear the petitioner, the Congress, once more, before deciding on whether notice should be issued to 10 MLAs, who split the party and joined the ruling BJP in July.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rakitic, Arthur, de Jong join Barcelona group training
Barcelona, Oct 15 (IANS) Midfielders Ivan Rakitic, Arthur Melo and Frenkie De Jong joined Barcelona's Tuesday training session, gearing up for the away La Liga game against Eibar.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
'AK' app by Kejriwal to rope in party volunteers
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) To strengthen the party ahead of the Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday announced that its chief Arvind Kejriwal will launch the 'AK' mobile app on Wednesday to stay connected with party volunteers in Delhi as well as across the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shoaib Akhtar backs Ganguly as BCCI President
Lahore, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the development has not only drawn praise in the country but also across the border as Pakistan fast bowling legend Shoaib Akhtar on Tuesday applauded the decision.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Dushyant Chautala gets threat call from Abu Dhabi
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) President Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said he received a threat to life on his phone from Abu Dhabi.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Delhi launches portal for online processing of building plans
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) As part of the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) reforms, an online portal for sanction of building plans for up to 500 square metres (sqm) for low-risk residential buildings was launched here on Tuesday by Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Army conference's focus on completing projects on schedule
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Time-bound completion of tasks and projects to meet the ground situation and the requirements will be the foremost priority for the Army Commanders' Conference, defence officials said here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Happy to get an opportunity in a tough situation: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after the affiliated units of the cricket board unanimously selected him for the top job in Mumbai on Monday. Back in the City of Joy on Tuesday, Ganguly said his top most priority will be to change the life of the first-class cricketers as they deserve attention.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
ED's application to arrest PC allowed with modifications
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and arrest him, if deemed necessary, in the money laundering case relating to INX Media.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Dating men led to body issues for Antoni Porowski
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) "Queer Eye" star Antoni Porowski says he became insecure about his body after he began dating men.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Alibaba subsidiary Whale Cloud to push India's 5G dream
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Alibaba subsidiary Whale Cloud, which has a data centre in Mumbai, on Tuesday unveiled a 5G operation map for the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jennifer Aniston has days when she doesn't want to step out
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston says she has days when she doesn't want to step out of the house, or be photographed.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Wipro net rises by 35%, revenue up by 4% in Q2
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday reported Rs 2,550 crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2019-20, registering 35 per cent growth over the same period last year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Whitney Houston, Soundgarden among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Pop icon Whitney Houston, rapper The Notorious B.I.G., Dave Matthews Band and Soundgarden are among next year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees. The 16-strong set of nominees also includes Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Judas Priest, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Kraftwerk, Todd Rundgren and MC5.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Class one student dies of heart attack in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 15 (IANS) A class one student died of a heart attack in Jamshedpur on Tuesday, police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education
Tom Holland: Spider-Man row most stressful time of my life
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland says the period of feud between Disney and Sony Pictures over Spider-Man, was the most stressful time of his life.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India retains world's fastest-growing rank, tying with China: IMF
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) In the gloomy global economic picture painted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India retains its rank as the world's fastest-growing major economy, tying with China, with a projected growth rate of 6.1 per cent for the current fiscal year, despite an almost one per cent cut in the forecast.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
FATF expresses satisfaction at steps taken by Pakistan
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has expressed satisfaction at the measures taken by Pakistan and its progress in various areas.
2019-10-15
Category: International, France,International
US slaps sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US has imposed sanctions on Turkey's ministries and senior government officials over the country's military offensive in northern Syria.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
BJP-ruled Goa turning into a 'banana republic': NDA ally
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Goa Forward, a regional political party and the state's ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally on Tuesday said the state was becoming a 'banana republic', with the government shirking accountability vis-a-vis controversial decisions like the sudden call to waive road tax for all vehicles up to December 31 this year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Vikrant Massey to romance Manukriti in 'Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Manukriti Pahwa, who made her Bollywood debut in "Sui Dhaaga: Made In India", is set to romance actor Vikrant Massey in "Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi". The film marks the directorial debut of her mother, actress Seema Pahwa.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nokia partners with Wipro to develop 5G ecosystem in India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Finnish telecommunications equipment maker Nokia on Tuesday announced partnering with IT major Wipro to jointly develop 5G use cases at its Bengaluru R&D centre in order to help operators maximise their investments in the fifth generation cellular technology.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Now, edit PDFs on smartphones, courtesy Adobe
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Adobe on Tuesday announced several capabilities across its Acrobat, Reader and Scan products, including the editing feature for PDFs on smartphones for both the iOS and Android users.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Orissa HC's full bench issues notice on lawyers' stir
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) A 14-member full bench of the Orissa High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the State Bar Council, High Court Bar Association and all district bar associations on why lawyers' boycott of court proceedings shouldn't be treated as contempt of court.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Al Qaeda terrorists trying to reunite in Pakistan
Karachi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has expressed doubts that a faction separated from the Al Qaeda in Indian Sub-continent (AQIS), the Indian sub-continent unit of terrorist outfit Al Qaeda, is trying to recreate its base in Karachi.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Air India asks for equity dues to pay up fuel bills
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India has asked the Centre to release equity payment due to the airline to pay up for past fuel bills that are owed by the company.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Badals obstructing Guru Nanak celebrations: Amarinder
Dakha, Oct 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday hit out at Akali leaders Harsimrat Badal and Sukhbir Badal for 'deliberately putting obstacles' in the way of coordination between the state government and the SGPC for joint celebration of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Delhi urges Centre to share SAFAR's data to check pollution
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) As the air quality in the national capital started deteriorating, Delhi Environment Minister Kailash Gehlot on Tuesday wrote to Union Minister of Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan requesting for sharing data and technology of the ministry's System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) to ascertain the causes of pollution in the city during winter.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Congress slams BJP's demand for Bharat Ratna to Savarkar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday questioned the BJP's demand for the Bharat Ratna to be awarded to Hindu Mahasabha founder Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly election.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JSW Group repays Rs 1,200 cr loan by releasing pledged shares
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group on Tuesday said that the group has repayed loans worth Rs 1,200 crore by releasing pledged shares in JSW Steel and JSW Energy with a combined value of Rs 2,500 crore.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Realme X2 Pro launched in China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Realme has announced its flagship smartphone "X2 Pro" at an event in China, The Verge reported on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Technology
Indian Army approaches veterans to know their well being
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Concerned over condition of family members of war veterans, Indian Army has marked this year as the 'Year of Next to Kin' wherein they will reach out to veterans and their family members.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
PKL 7: Experienced Bengaluru to take on spirited Delhi in SF 1
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) After a thrilling victory over U.P. Yoddha in Eliminator 1 of the Pro Kabaddi League, Bengaluru Bulls will now be up against the leagues table- toppers Dabang Delhi in the first semi-final of the tournament at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Gwyneth Paltrow: I'm just the lame old white lady
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has come up with a different way to describe herself, and that is -- "I'm drunk and a lame old white lady".
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pharrell Williams: Would never sing 'Blurred lines' today
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Pharrell Williams says he is "embarrassed" by the controversial 2013 hit "Blurred lines", which he recorded with Robin Thicke.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ED summons Praful Patel in money laundering case
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Tightening its noose around former Civil Aviation Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel for his alleged links with the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned him for questioning on October 18, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Blue Line service affected as passenger strays onto track
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Passenger services on the Blue Line of Delhi Metro were affected between Yamuna Bank and Noida Electronic City stations on Tuesday afternoon after a passenger jumped onto the tracks at the New Ashok Nagar station.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
White male tiger Subhranshu dies at Odisha zoo
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) A five-year-old white male tiger died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park due to liver-related ailments on Tuesday, said an official.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Determined for oil market stability beyond 2020: OPEC
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo on Tuesday said that the organisation is determined to maintain stability in the global oil market beyond 2020.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Wipro net soars 35% in Q2, revenue up 4%
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday reported Rs 2,550 crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2019-20, registering 35 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth over the same period last year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Women's and Jr team coaches to watch India-B'desh game
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian football staff including the women's national team coach and junior coaches will be in attendance as the men's side take on Bangladesh in a Group E Asian Qualifiers match for the FIFA World Cup tie at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
50 Indian, Japanese soldiers to train for anti-terror ops
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A joint military drill to train 50 soldiers from India and Japan to counter terror strikes in urban and jungle scenarios will begin in Mizoram later this month.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Rajasthan cop's link with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) It comes as a proud moment for Rajasthan Police as it has found an esteemed connect with Nobel laureates Abhijit Bannerjee and Esther Duflo.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
SC likely to conclude hearing in Ayodhya case on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The hearing in Ayodhya title dispute case is likely to end on October 16 instead of October 17, with Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hinting that the argument in the 70-year-old dispute will come to an end on Wednesday itself.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Wipro net soars 35% in second quarter
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday reported Rs 2,550 crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2019-20, registering 35 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth over the same period last year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
ALERT: Wipro net rises 35% in Q2
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2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BSNL hopeful on paying salaries before Diwali, says CMD
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) State-run BSNL, facing hard times financially, is hopeful of giving salary for September to its 1.76 lakh employees before Diwali, its Chairman and Managing Director P.K. Purwar said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aishwarya's 'Maleficent' style has a French connection
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has lent her voice for Angelina Jolie's titular character in "Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil", in the film's dubbed Hindi version. For promotion of the film in India, Aishwarya got a spiffy French twist in style.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mumbai ex-journalist's jail ordeal to be depicted on film
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A book on the horrors of jail, penned by former Mumbai journalist Jigna Vora - who was acquitted two month ago in the sensational murder case of senior scribe Jyotirmoy Dey - will be made into a film soon, it was announced here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Bollywood
A straight guide to being LGBTQ+ friendly
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Queer platform Gaysi and global dating app Tinder have come together to educate heterosexual - or straight - people on creating a warm environment for their LGBTQ+ peers. According to the two companies, straight people's involvement can have a positive effect in developing an inclusive community and a progressive society. Here's how you too can become part of Team Pride.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Social robots may be conflict mediators, says study
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) We may listen to facts from Siri or Alexa, or directions from Google Maps, but would we let a virtual agent enabled by artificial intelligence help mediate conflict among team members? A new study says they might help.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Uber lays off 350 staff across Eats, self-driving wings
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Global ride hailing giant Uber, in its third round of layoffs in 10 weeks, has cut off staff from its self-driving unit and Uber Eats teams, The TechCrunch has reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gandhi's 'experiments with truth' at Jerusalem Biennale
Jerusalem, Oct 15 (IANSlife) After a well-received precursor show in July at the Triveni Kala Sangam in New Delhi, an exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi curated by Gargi Seth is representing the India Pavilion at the fourth Jerusalem Biennale.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Delhi waives fitness fee, GPS charges for taxis
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Delhi government on Tuesday announced that it will extend the benefits of no fitness test fee and GPS and SIM charges policy to taxis in the national capital and will also reduce the other charges by more than three-fold.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rouhani slams US sanctions on Iran
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the US has committed "crime" by imposing sanctions against Iran, official IRNA news agency reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
New hub for NSG commandos to come up in Punjab soon
Gurgram, Oct 15 (IANS) In view of recent intelligence inputs about Pakistan-backed terror activities in Punjab such as through arms drops using drones, the National Security Guard (NSG) plans to establish a new functional hub for the elite counter-terrorism force in the vicinity of Amritsar and Pathankot.
2019-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Need sufficient, affordable 5G spectrum auction: Jio President
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's second largest telecom company by subscribers Reliance Jio said on Tuesday that a spectrum auction should not be seen as a money generating mechanism, while adequate quantity of 5G radio waves should be provided to ensure the optimal exploitation of 5G technology.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Hotstar to foray into movies
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Streaming giant Hotstar will be foraying into movies under its label Hotstar Specials, starting off with Vinay Pathak's "Chhappad Phaad Ke".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Monsoon withdraws from eastern, northeastern India
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) The four-month-long southwest monsoon has withdrawn from eastern and northeastern states and most parts of India during the last few days, a top Met department official said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Manmohan to meet press and eminent personalities in Mumbai
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In the run up to Maharashtra elections, the Congress is pitching high on slowdown in Indian economy. The party has decided to field former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on October 17 to lend a credible voice against the government's policies on the economic issues.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Murshidabad triple murder solved, accused arrested: Police
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Claiming to have cracked the sensational Jiaganj triple murder case, police in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Tuesday said they have arrested a mason, who killed the three members of a family within five minutes after being allegedly duped of Rs 24,000 and for avenging a personal insult.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Piyush Goyal flags off nine Sewa Service trains
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to achieve last-mile connectivity for people travelling between small towns and major cities, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine 'Sewa Service' trains saying the national transporter is taking transformational steps for the future.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sena snubbed as Narayan Rane's MSP merges with BJP
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) In a major snub to ally Shiv Sena, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis presided over the Bharatiya Janata Party's long-awaited "merger" with former Chief Minister Narayan Rane's Maharashtra Swabhiman Party, here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Kuldeep bats for reducing use of single-use plastic
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav on Tuesday announced support for sportswear manufacturer Adidas's grassroots level initiative to drive awareness about reducing the use of single-use plastic among consumers in collaboration with Select Citywalk, the first mall in Delhi to go plastic-free.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Happy over Kartarpur corridor; will not allow water to Pak: Modi
Charki Dadri/Kurukshetra (Haryana), Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would not allow its water to flow to Pakistan.
2019-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Travelling is an eye-opener: Shashank Vyas
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Shashank Vyas recently had a good time in Europe. He feels there is nothing more enlightening than travelling.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
China urges Turkey to end military offensive in Syria
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China on Tuesday urged Turkey to stop its military offensive in northern Syria.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Politics
SC grants Navlakha four weeks protection from arrest
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted four weeks interim protection from arrest to social activist Gautam Navlakha and asked him to move the court concerned for anticipatory bail in the Bhima Koregaon case.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BBC thriller series 'Doctor Foster' to get Indian remake
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) The popular BBC thriller "Doctor Foster" will soon get an Indian makeover, to be directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia along with Aijza Khan
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chandrayaan-2 Director gets honorary doctorate from LU
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Chandrayaan-2 Mission Director Ritu Karidhal Srivastava was on Tuesday awarded a honorary doctorate by her alma mater, the Lucknow University (LU).
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Science/Tech,Technology
Uber partners DocsApp to offer healthcare benefits
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Cab aggregator Uber on Tuesday partnered DocsApp to avail free medical consultations, subsidised prescription medicines along with lab tests for its driver and delivery partners across Uber rides and Uber Eats platforms.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Technology
Rajnath pushes for indigenisation of defence equipment
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pushing for indigenisation, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday urged scientists in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to establish a system in India where all defence equipment can be manufactured.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
An Adivasi in Sonbhadra, Cong appoints 47 DCC chiefs in UP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After the appointment of a new Uttar Pradesh chief, the Congress has introduced major changes at the district level in the state. The party appointed 47 district and 7 city chiefs in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
61% enterprises become 'intelligent' amid IoT investments
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With growing Internet of Things (IoT) investments, a record 61 per cent enterprises globally are on the path to becoming 'intelligent', compared to only 49 per cent in 2018, a new survey by Zebra Technologies, a global leader in providing solutions and services to enterprises said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Delhi asks government schools to ensure bag weight criteria
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Reiterating the rules for capping the weight of bags for classes 1-10, Delhi's Directorate of Education (DoE) has asked heads of government schools in the capital to ensure that bags for students in Class 1 and 2 should not be above 1.5 kg, while they should not be given any homework.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
UP MLA murder case: Mukhtar Ansari's acquittal challenged
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday admitted a plea challenging the acquittal of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari and others in the 2005 murder case of Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Workforce can't get same pay as executives, says HAL
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Rejecting the employees' demand for higher wage revision, the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Tuesday said workers could not be treated at par with officers or executives in salaries and perks.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Siddhanth Kapoor happy about his debut as playback singer
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Siddhanth Kapoor has made his singing debut with the song "Kash phir se" from his upcoming film "#Yaaram". He says he was a bit nervous prior to the release of the song, but now he is happy with people's reactions to the track.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Adil Hussain: Raahgir celebrates empathy and humanity
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Adil Hussain returns in "Raahgir", which premiered at the recent Busan International Film Festival, and is all set to be screened at Jio Mami 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Flipkart takes on Amazon Prime with 'Video Originals'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking Amazon Prime head on, Walmart-owned Flipkart on Tuesday forayed into original video content in India with the launch of 'Flipkart Video Originals' as the over-the-top media services (OTT) war heats up in the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Maruti Suzuki: Invested Rs 154 cr for CSR in FY19
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday said that it has invested over Rs 154 crore towards the CSR initiatives during Financial Year 2018-19.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amazing to see how Federer has reinvented himself: Paes
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes has heaped praise on Roger Federer, saying it was amazing to see how the Swiss maestro has "reinvented" himself to win grand slams.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Tennis
Indian doctor to head oncology dept in cleveland clinic
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Jame Abraham on Tuesday was inducted as the head of the Hematology/Medical Oncology Department at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, US.
2019-10-15
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Art studio 'Merraki' launched
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The capital witnessed the launch of yet another art studio on Tuesday -- Merraki Art Studio by artist Nandita Jain at Mehrauli. She is also exhibiting a collection of 50 sculptures made by her, each one looking beyond the intricacies of conventional design to more modern, linear and bold forms.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
'Indian hospitality lacks well-trained talent'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Though world-famous for its warmth and service, Indian hospitality industry needs a better transition from institute to industry, says Disruption guru and former CEO of Marriot's subsidiary Starwood Hotels Frits van Paasschen.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Pressurizing newly-weds to conceive affects mental health
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) Newly-married women are still subject to fulfiling unwarranted expectations such as having children, say experts at Apollo Cradle, adding such familial and societal pressure on women can affect their mental health.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Selja, Hooda working together to revive Cong in Haryana
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Kumari Selja, two senior Congress leaders of the state, used to share a frosty political relationship but now both seem to have sunk their differences to strive together to wrest power from the BJP in the October 21 Assembly polls.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Shiv Sena snubbed as Narayan Rane's MSP merges with BJP
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) In a snub to the Shiv Sena, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis presided over the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) long-awaited 'merger' with former Chief Minister Narayan Rane's Maharashtra Swabhiman Party (MSP) here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jio's IPO timeline not deliberated on so far: Networks President
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Reliance Jio, currently the country's most profitable telecom firm is yet to decide on a timeline for its initial public offer (IPO), company President Mathew Oomen said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bulgarian PM asks football chief to quit after racial abuse
Sofia, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bulgarian Prime Minister on Tuesday asked the head of the country's football association to step down after England players were racially abused during an European qualifier.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Football
Ryan Reynolds' witty hint at possible MCU future
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds has hinted at his possible appearance in future installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Marking half a century of celebrating art
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The National Centre of Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai will celebrate its 50th year with a three-day multi genre extravaganza 'NCPA Add Art Festival' to be held from November 29 to December 1 in Mumbai.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Nepal skipper Paras Khadka steps down
Kathmandu, Oct 15 (IANS) Paras Khadka has stepped down as the captain of the Nepal cricket team after his country was readmitted by the ICC along with Zimbabwe. Nepal was suspended in 2016 by the cricket governing body for breach of the ICC regulations -- prohibiting government interference besides conducting fair elections.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Cricket
The man who created Saif's 'Laal Kaptaan' look and Ranveer's Khilji swag
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Naga sadhu has a very distinct look, and to get that right for Saif Ali Khan in "Laal Kaptaan" was not an easy task for Darshan Yewalekar, the man who shot to fame not long ago styling the dreaded look of Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji in "Padmaavat".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lokayukta raids MP excise officer, unearths assets worth crores
Indore, Oct 15 (IANS) The Lokayukta police on Tuesday raided the properties of a senior Madhya Pradesh excise department official and found assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, said sources.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Imran heads to Riyadh to defuse Iran-Saudi tensions
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will on Tuesday embark on a visit to Saudi Arabia as part of Islamabad's efforts to defuse tensions between Tehran and Riyadh which peaked after the September 14 drone attacks in the Kingdom.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Rajinikanth's fascination for Uttarakhand
Rishikesh, Oct 15 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth has a deep bond with Uttarakhand which brings him to the hill state almost every year. He says he finds peace in its atmosphere.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
IMC 2019 rings in 5G video call in India on mmWave
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson joined hands with chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies on Tuesday to demonstrate the first 5G video call in the country on millimetreWave (mmWave) at the India Mobile Congress here.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Article 370 abrogation decisive for peace in J&K: Amit Shah
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) Attacking Pakistan for spread of terrorist activities in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said he believed that abrogation of Article 370 would play a significant role in complete elimination of terrorism from India as well as in the establishment of permanent safety and peace in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Terrorism
'Bala' makers more worried than me: 'Ujda Chaman' director
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) "Ujda Chaman" director Abhishek Pathak has shared his concerns about the similarity in the plot of his film with the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Bala", which incidentally releases in the same week. Although disappointed, he is not fretting over the situation, and he claims "Bala" makers are more worried and concerned than him.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Angelina Jolie: Being strong woman not about beating men
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie wants women to show their strength by working with rather than fighting men to improve the world.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kerala HC serves notice to Mohanlal in ivory case
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday served a notice to superstar Mohanlal on a petition that the permission granted to him to keep elephant tusks should be cancelled.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japanese tennis player Nishikori splits with coach Bottini
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori said on Tuesday that he had split with his coach of eight years, Argentina's Dante Bottini.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on macroeconomic volatility's impact on productivity growth
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) It has long been recognised that productivity growth and the business cycle are closely interrelated. Yet, until recently, the two phenomena have been investigated separately in the literature on economics.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Cricket stars to take part in Road Safety World Series
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) An array of cricket stars including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Brett Lee, Tilakratne Dilshan and Jonty Rhodes are expected to come together to take part in the Road Safety World Series scheduled to be held in India early next year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Air India becomes 1st airline to use 'TaxiBot' on commercial flight
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India on Tuesday became the first airline in the world to use "TaxiBot" on an Airbus A320 aircraft operating a commercial flight.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Huge demand for 5G in India: Ericsson
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) There is a huge demand for 5G in India as it is much more efficient and will enable the telecom operators in the country to manage the explosive data growth expected in the coming three to four years, a top Ericsson executive has said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Zoe Kravitz cast as Catwoman in 'The Batman'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) "Big Little Lies" star Zoe Kravitz will play Catwoman in Matt Reeves "The Batman", starring Robert Pattinson in the title role.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Great signs for Indian cricket: Sehwag on Ganguly's appointment
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the next chief of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after the affiliated units of the cricket board unanimously selected his name for the top post.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mass raids target Russian opposition leader's foundation
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS) Mass raids took place on Tuesday at 30 regional branches of the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), founded by Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, as part of a criminal probe into money laundering, an official confirmed.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Smriti Mandhana loses top spot in ODI rankings
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Star Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana has lost her top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for women batters.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
After Twitter, Watson's Instagram account hacked
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Australian cricket star Shane Watsons Instagram account was hacked on Tuesday. A series of objectionable images were posted from Watson's account and even his profile bio was changed since Tuesday afternoon.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
From the Historian's lens
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Even as he juggles with the press events and promotions for his new book, The Anarchist, William Dalrymple is also displaying his photographic works at the Vadehra Art Gallery.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
India will not allow water to flow to Pakistan: Modi
Charki Dadri (Haryana), Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would not allow its water to flow to Pakistan.
2019-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
FIFA chief to attend WC qualifier between two Koreas
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The FIFA President will attend the 2022 World Cup qualifying match between South Korea and North Korea in Pyongyang on Tuesday, a spokesperson of the South Korean unification ministry said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Football
It won't happen again: Marsh after punching wall
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has tendered an apology after breaking his hand while punching the dressing room wall in frustration following his dismissal in the Sheffield Shield match between Western Australia and Tasmania.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Awaiting ITF decision on Davis Cup venue against Pak: Bhupathi
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi has revealed that India will wait till November 4 for the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to possibly change the venue of their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan after expressing reluctance to travel to the neighbouring country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Shivakumar's custody extended till Oct 25
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday extended till October 25 the judicial custody of Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar, arrested in an alleged money laundering case.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rugby World cup set for exciting knockout phase
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) The ongoing Rugby World Cup in Japan seems set for an exciting climax as the top eight teams prepare for captivating quarter-finals to be played over the weekend.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Bengaluru FC announces partnership with DafaNews
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC, on Tuesday, announced a one-year partnership with online sports news portal DafaNews.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
BJP delegation demands Prez intervention over Bengal murders
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Tuesday sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention over the brutal Jiaganj triple murders in West Bengal.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
After Ponting, Paine backs Smith to lead Australia again
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Australia Test captain Tim Paine has put his weight behind Steve Smith leading the team once again after his ban ends in March.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Archer hopes England add World T20 trophy to ODI World Cup
London, Oct 15 (IANS) England pacer Jofra Archer believes his side can create history and make a World Cup double by winning next year's World T20 slated to be held in Australia.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft launches Project xCloud game streaming preview
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft has finally launched Project xCloud game streaming service preview for Xbox users in the US, UK, and Korea.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Disney Plus unveils shows, movies coming to its streaming service
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Disney Plus has revealed the full lineup of shows, films and specials that will be available on the platform when it launches on November 12.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander?
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Its the day Indian space scientists and Chandrayyan-2 enthusiasts had been waiting for. The US space agency NASA had promised hope of some news on the Viktram front by Tuesday after its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flyby over the site where Indian lunar landar might have landed.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Indian doctor to head oncology department in US
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Jame Abraham on Tuesday has been appointed as the head of the Hematology/Medical Oncology Department at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, US.
2019-10-15
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Keep love flowing: SRK on reaching 39 mn fans on Twitter
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) As Shah Rukh Khan scored 39 million followers on Twitter, the superstar thanked his fans and asked them to keep the love flowing and the positivity multiplying.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ayodhya case: Hindu side urges SC to undo historical wrong
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Hindu side on Tuesday urged the five-member Supreme Court bench hearing the Ayodhya title dispute, to undo the historical wrong where a foreign conquerer built a mosque on the birthplace place of Lord Ram.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Shonali Bose: I was excited that I could write comedy
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) When Shonali Bose sits in the director's chair, she normally goes for heavyweight subjects like genocide, death and disability. So, it came as a pleasant surprise to her when she found that she could also write a comedy series.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sleep apnea linked to blindness in diabetic patients
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness, a study said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ali Fazal's 'House Arrest' gets release date
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Ali Fazal and Shriya Pilgaonkar's "House Arrest" will release on Netflix on November 15.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mouni Roy: Enjoy doing romantic soft tracks
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy loves dancing and dance numbers, but she likes to do romantic tracks as well.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Astronomers use new lens technique to spot early-stage galaxy
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Using a massive cluster of galaxies as an X-ray magnifying glass, astronomers have spotted a tiny dwarf galaxy in the first, super-energetic stages of star formation.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,International
Dassault Systemes goes bullish on science in experience age
Boston, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to examine how science is being applied to life, nature and engineering to drive sustainable innovation, 3DExperience major Dassault Systemes organised its annual "Science in the Age of Experience" event here.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
UP: Jolt to Congress as ex-MP Ratna Singh joins BJP
Pratapgarh (UP), Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress in Uttar Pradesh suffered yet another jolt on Tuesday when its former MP Ratna Singh joined the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Pratapgarh during an election rally.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
J&K: Farooq's sister, daughter detained after women's protest
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A group of Kashmiri women led by former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's sister Suraiya and daughter Safiya staged a protest here on Tuesday against the scrapping of Article 370.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Andhra launches 'Rythu Bharosa' scheme for farmers
Amaravati, Oct 15 (IANS) Fulfilling a major poll promise, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday launched 'YSR Rythu Bharosa scheme-PM Kisan' scheme, under which each farmer will get Rs. 13,500 as input assistance every year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
US lunar orbiter to look out for India's moon lander Vikram
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Has the Indian moon lander Vikram been found or not is a question that the US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will soon be able to answer.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Prince William, Kate meet Imran, Prez Alvi
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The UK's visiting Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton on Tuesday met President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan here, as part of their five-day visit to the South Asian country.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Shraddha Kapoor in tears on hearing her brother sing
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor said that she was in tears after hearing her actor brother Siddhanth Kapoor sing.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kohli always puts India before himself: Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has heaped praise on Virat Kohli, saying the current skipper puts his country before himself and that's why Team India have emerged as the best team in the world.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi man jumps to his death
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A 40-year-old man committed suicide on Tuesday by jumping on the road below the Uttam Nagar East Metro Station, police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
George Chambers of the Chambers Brothers no more
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) George "Pops" Chambers, singer and bassist for the Chambers Brothers, best known for the 1968 hit "Time Has Come Today", is no more. He was 88.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stress during pregnancy may affect baby's sex: Study
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Pregnant women experiencing physical and psychological stress are less likely to have a boy, says a new study.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Extinction Rebellion protests banned in London
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Extinction Rebellion activists said that they have left London's Trafalgar Square after police issued a ban on the group's climate change protests.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Brexit deal still possible, but difficult: Barnier
Brussels, Oct 15 (IANS) Michel Barnier, the European Union's (EU) chief negotiator, on Tuesday said that a Brexit deal could still be struck this week despite it becoming "more difficult" to reach an agreement.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
UP govt ends services of 25,000 Home Guards on Diwali eve
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Under pressure from the Supreme Court to pay them at par with the Police constables, the Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday terminated the services of 25,000 Home Guards in the Uttar Pradesh Police Department.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
7 killed as Andhra tourist bus falls in gorge
Rajahmundry, Oct 15 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 13 others injured as a tourist bus fell into a gorge in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Tuesday, police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Article 370 abrogation decisive for peace in J&K: Amit Shah
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) Attacking Pakistan for spread of terrorist activities in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said he believed the abrogation of Article 370 has a major role in the complete elimination of terrorism from the country as well as in establishing permanent safety and peace in Jammu and Kashmr.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Terrorism
Operation resumes to salvage sunken Andhra boat
Rajahmundry, Oct 15 (IANS) A month after a boat ferrying 77 persons capsized in the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, a private firm began the operation on Tuesday to pull out the vessel.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Voice calls connect Kashmir with the world after over 2 months
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) The resumption of voice calls in Kashmir after two months has ended young Afroza's frequent visits to her neighbour's house. She can now speak to her Bengaluru-based fiance at will.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
India's 'Missile Man' remembered on birth anniversary
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to late President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, also known the country's 'Missile Man' on his birth anniversary on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Smart devices, VR making Indians open minded: Study
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) More than two thirds of Indians believe that emerging technologies have the potential to make them more understandable, tolerant and open-minded, a new Lenovo study said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan on Tuesday violated the ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir resulting in counter-fire by the Indian security forces.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
DMRC's Yellow line faces delay, restored to normal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Commuters travelling by the Delhi Metro's Yellow line on Tuesday faced issues due to a delay, forcing trains to move at a slow pace between Qutub Minar and Huda City Centre.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Prominent Kashmiri women protest Article 370 abrogation
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Some prominent women members of the civil society on Tuesday staged a protest against the abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
For a healthy, pollution free home
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) For Delhiites, with Diwali comes celebration, fun and the fear waking up to a toxic and dense cloud of smog the next day. We can do our bit to not contribute to the air pollution by not lighting firecrackers. But we can take measures to keep the air inside our homes as clean as possible.Satkam Divya, Chief Executive Officer, KlinicApp, has some suggestions:
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
PMC customer with Rs 90 lakh in bank dies of stress
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A customer with around Rs 90 lakh in the crisis-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank Ltd has died. Sanjay Gulati had already lost his job earlier this year following the collapse of the Jet Airways, and now restrictions on his hard-earned savings may have taken away his life.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Kate dons traditional kurta on 1st day of Pak trip
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, donned a traditional kurta on Tuesday as she and Prince William met children at an Islamabad school during the first day of their Pakistan visit.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Praful Patel in trouble as ED pursues money trail in Mirchi deals
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) After unearthing details of the dubious land deals between former Union minister Praful Patel and D-company aide late Iqbal Mirchi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials are now pursuing their money trail to ascertain whether offshore accounts were used to launder money and purchase Ceejay House building in Mumbai's upmarket Worli area.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Typhoon Hagibis toll reaches 66 in Japan
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) The death toll due to the devastating typhoon Hagibis that lashed Japan has increased to 66, as search-and-rescue operations continued on Tuesday to locate the missing persons.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Hike tariffs on Pak products: Afghan businessmen
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) A number of Afghan businessmen have called on the government to increase tariffs on Pakistan's seasonal exports, a media report said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Top HRD Ministry official Rina Ray replaced
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a sudden change of guard in the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Rina Ray has been repatriated to her parent cadre "with immediate effect".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australia deports Vietnamese woman for bringing pork
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) A Vietnamese woman has been deported from Australia for failing to declare over 4.5 kg of pork products, authorities said on Tuesday, as Australian recationary measure against African swine fever.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society
New team at BCCI: Meet men set to rule Indian cricket
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is all set to be appointed as the BCCI chief, on Tuesday shared a picture with all men who will be the office bearers of the top cricket body in the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kareena, Shilpa made of 'sarcasm, killer jawline'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra shared a stunning photograph of herself along with actress Kareena Kapoor Khan and said that some girls are made of "Sarcasm, sunshine and a killer jawline".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Smith should be made captain once Paine's time is up: Ponting
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Rickey Ponting believes Steve Smith should get another chance to lead the national team once Tim Paine's time is up.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sanya channels her inner Madhuri Dixit in new video
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra has channelled her inner Madhuri Dixit Nene in a new video, where she's seen shaking-a-leg on a popular song picturised on the veteran actress.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
FATF credibility at stake if it doesn't downgrade Pak
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Predictably, "brotherly countries" China, Turkey and Malaysia have backed Pakistan over the countrys "risk assessment study" at the FATF meeting being held in Paris, and are likely to vote against a downgrade to the black list.
2019-10-15
Category: International, India,Politics
Poll body bans exit polls during Assembly elections, bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday reiterated a complete ban on exit polls during the upcoming elections.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cricket Australia to match prize money for Women's World T20
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Cricket Australia has announced that they will ensure parity in prize money between the men's and women's team in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup slated to be held next year.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ballot paper for SL presidential election finalised
Colombo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has finalised the symbols for all 35 candidates contesting the November 16 presidential election and has also released a sample of the ballot paper which places name of candidates in alphabetical order, it was reported on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Kashmiris feel the pinch as made to pay for suspended period
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As Kashmiris continue to celebrate the restoration of their post-paid mobile phones, service providers are having the last laugh with them charging the subscribers for the period when services were suspended in the valley.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ronaldo scores 700th career goal as Portugal loses to Ukraine
Kiev (Ukraine), Oct 15 (IANS) Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal during Portugal's match against Ukraine in the ongoing Euro 2020 qualifiers.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Ukraine,Sports,Football
Portman's character may get breast cancer in 'Thor 4'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Director Taika Waititi says Natalie Portman character Jane Foster in "Thor 4" could include breast cancer storyline.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Centre not keen on staff representatives on bank boards: AIBEA
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has written to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stating that the Central government does not want its representatives on the boards of public sector banks.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Facebook raises questions over EU ruling on removing content
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Facebook has raised objections over the European Union (EU) ruling that the bloc's member countries can not only order the removal of content in their own jurisdiction, but all over the world.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Twitter suspends pro-Trump meme creator for copyright violation
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Twitter briefly suspended account of Carpe Donktum (real name Logan Cook), a prolific supporter of US President Donald Trump and meme creator who shared a fake video showing Trump killing off journalists and critics.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Emotional Azam reaches out to Rampur residents
Rampur, Oct 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan is playing the sympathy card to ensure victory of his wife Tanzeen Fatima in the bypoll to the Rampur Assembly seat that he vacated after being elected to the Lok Sabha in May this year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Indian nurses in UAE may lose jobs over new requirement
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian nurses diploma certificates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were at risk of losing their jobs due to a new educational requirement, a media report said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
BSNL staff to get salary before Diwali: Purwar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With its employee unions threatening a day-long hunger strike on Friday over delayed salaries during the festival season, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has said that it is hopeful of paying salaries to its 1.76 lakh employees for September before Diwali.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
England's thrashing of Bulgaria overshadowed by racism
Sofia (Bulgaria), Oct 15 (IANS) England players were subjected to racial slurs during their 6-0 victory over Bulgaria in the ongoing Euro 2020 qualifiers.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Football
Dubai malls launch Diwali 'shop and win gold' campaign
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) has announced their Diwali "shop and win gold" campaign, offering shoppers a chance to enter the draw and win upon spending 200 dirhams at any of the 10 participating malls from October 18 until November 2.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Human Interest/Society
Huawei Mate X to go on sale later this month in China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei's foldable smartphone Huawei Mate X will go on sale in its home country China by the end of this month.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Technology
Dubai-based Indian buys tickets to send prisoners home
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian businessman purchased one-way flight tickets for 13 prisoners facing deportation to help them fly back home, it was reported on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Sensex up 167 points, auto and banks gain
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Sensex was up 167 points after opening in the green supported by buying in auto and banking stocks on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
VVIP security deployed for Prince William, Kate in Pak
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Security personnel from the UK with the assistance of local forces, paramilitary troops and police will be providing security to the visiting royal couple, Prince William and Kate Middleton, during their five-day stay in Pakistan.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Apple denies it shares Safari data with Tencent or Google
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) After media reports surfaced that Apple is sending iOS users' data via its Safari browser to Google and the Chinese tech company Tencent, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker refuted such reports, saying it safeguards people's information in its own systems and never shares it with third-party players.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Top UP officials in Ayodhya today
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Top officials of Uttar Pradesh will be visiting Ayodhya on Tuesday to take stock of the security arrangements and also the preparations for the 'Deepotsav', scheduled to be held on October 26.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Neymar sidelined for four weeks with hamstring injury
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) Paris Saint Germain's star Neymar has been sidelined for four weeks with a hamstring injury.
2019-10-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Not feasible to relaunch universal suffrage debate: Lam
Hong Kong, Oct 15 (IANS) Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has told a EU representative here that it was not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage now, as the society was too polarised, according to an internal report.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Facebook moves forward with 21 partners on Libra project
Geneva, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite some top-notch firms pulling out, Facebook and 20 partner organisations have formally joined the digital currency Libra project during a meeting here.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Technology
Four of family charred to death in Jhansi
Jhansi, Oct 15 (IANS) Four members of one family were charred to death when a fire broke out in their home in the early hours of Tuesday. The incident took place in Sipri Bazar area in Jhansi district.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong reaches out to agitating student leaders in UP
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is trying to get involved with the state's student politics in order to find a foothold among the youth.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Building bridges with Dhaka (Comment)
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned to Dhaka from a successful four-day visit to India last week having concluded seven agreements. But the agreements have caused unease among many in Bangladesh. Critics have panned the agreements as mainly advantageous to India and of little benefit to Bangladesh. Other commentators have called on the government to publish full details of the agreements.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Opinion/Commentary
Battle to capture bastion of Rahul's lieutenant in Haryana
Kaithal (Haryana), Oct 15 (IANS) Its a battle of prestige for Congress leader Rahul Gandhis close lieutenant and partys national spokesman Randeep Surjewala, who is seeking re-election from this Haryana hot seat, considered the birthplace of Lord Hanuman and that too a time when the state is ruled by the BJP.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National
13 Thai, one Malaysian asked to leave UP district
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Thirteen Thailand nationals and one Malaysian have been asked to leave Bijnor district in Uttar Pradesh after they were found to be 'illegally preaching religion', police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Probe against cop who attempted suicide, blamed officers
Farukkhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) The Farukkhabad police has ordered a departmental probe against a 50-year-old constable, who consumed poison falsely accusing his seniors for rejecting his 15-day leave application.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Prades,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana RTC employees give KCR a taste of his own medicine
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Suicides, shutdowns, 'Vanta varpu' or cooking on roads and 'Dhoom Dham' or the cultural programme were all part of the movement for statehood to Telangana. With the employees of state-owned Road Transport Corporation (RTC) using the same tactics for their ongoing strike, history appears to be repeating itself in Telangana.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Jimmy Neesham mocks belated ICC boundary rule change
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has poked fun at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after they scrapped the controversial boundary rule which saw the Black Caps lose the 2019 World Cup title to England.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Inflation in China grows at highest rate since 2013
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), the most widely used measure of inflation, increased by 3 per cent year-on-year in September, 0.2 per cent more than in the previous two months and the largest hike since November 2013, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Politics
Apache choppers need integration with ground forces: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With 22 Apache helicopters set to join the Indian Air Force (IAF) by March 2020, defence experts have raised the need for integrating the multi-role combat choppers with ground forces for better operational capabilities, logistics and training.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
No doubt Indian cricket will continue to prosper under Dada: VVS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) VVS Laxman has congratulated Sourav Ganguly, who is set to be appointed as the BCCI chief and stated that he has no doubt that Indian cricket will continue to prosper under the former skipper.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Acid test for BJP's 'Ram Rajya' in Haryana
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) It's a litmus test for BJP's first Chief Minister in Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, who believes on the principles of 'Ram Rajya' to run state affairs.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National
BJP, Congress eye non-Jat in agrarian Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Riding against social engineering trends, both prominent parties in agrarian Haryana -- the ruling BJP and the Congress -- in the October 21 Assembly polls have set eyes on non-Jat votes despite land-owning class, the Jats, comprising 28 per cent of the states population.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National
Sayani Gupta and the art of rejecting films
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Admitting that there are times that she surprises herself by her effortless balance between big-budget Hindi movies and new-age independent cinema, actress Sayani Gupta stresses that it is pure instinct that takes a call for her when it comes to signing a film.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump's ex-Russia advisor testifies over Ukraine
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Fiona Hill, US President Donald Trump's former top Russia adviser, told House Committees that she and other White House officials grew so alarmed about the administration's efforts to push Ukraine to open certain investigations that they raised their concerns with a White House lawyer.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Federer confirms participation in Tokyo Olympics
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Swiss legend Roger Federer has confirmed that he will be participating in next year's Olympic Games slated to be held in Tokyo.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
FIFA to invest in football education in Lebanon
Beirut (Lebanon), Oct 15 (IANS) FIFA President Gianni Infantino has announced that FIFA has come to Lebanon to launch "Football for Schools" which will integrate football in the education of 700 children around the world, a statement by the Prime Minister's office reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Lebanon,Sports,Football
Phil Simmons returns as Windies head coach
St. Johns (Antigua), Oct 15 (IANS) Phil Simmons, who was controversially sacked as the head coach of West Indies following the 2016 World T20, has returned to the top post, with his new contract set to run for a period of four years.
2019-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'1 in 3 children under 5 undernourished or overweight'
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) At least one in every three children under five years of age is undernourished or overweight, according to a new Unicef report that sounds the alarm on the consequences of poor diets around the world.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Pakistan offers to host Saudi-Iran talks
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan is pushing for direct talks between Saudi and Iranian officials as part of its ongoing diplomatic efforts to defuse tensions in the Persian Gulf region, informed officials told The Express Tribune.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Saudi Arabia, Russia sign key cooperation agreements
Riyadh, Oct 15 (IANS) Saudi Arabia and Russia signed key agreements in different sectors, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Hamas calls for resolving crisis between Turkey, Syria
Gaza, Oct 15 (IANS) Islamic Hamas movement called on Turkey and Syria to end their differences and disputes.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Kurds might be freeing ISIS prisoners: Trump
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) President Donald Trump suggested that Kurds could be freeing Islamic State (ISIS) prisoners amid the offensive launched by the Turkish army in northeast Syria in order to compel the United States to get involved in the situation, and warned that big sanctions were about to be imposed on Ankara.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cyprus, Ireland reaffirm support to EU commitment on Brexit
Nicosia, Oct 15 (IANS) Cyprus and Ireland have identical views on Brexit and firmly support the original agreement reached between the European Union and the British government for an orderly exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the Presidents of the two countries said after talks in Nicosia.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Cyprus,Politics
Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The judging panel for the Booker Prize in London named Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo as the winners of the prestigious literary award.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Art/Culture/Books
Jessica Alba: I've always been drawn to strong women
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba has always gravitated towards strong female characters, and says it is very important to represent complex women who aren't perfect or have flaws on screen, and show that they can still be heroes.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Britain's royal couple in Pakistan for 5-day visit
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine, arrived in Pakistan on a five-day visit, the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
US dollar rises against British pound
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The US dollar rose against the British pound as investors closely monitored Brexit development.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
US stocks close slightly lower
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) US equities wrapped up the first trading day of the week with small losses, as investors adopted a wait-and-see attitude toward the latest development of US-China trade talks, and braced for the upcoming third-quarter corporate earnings season.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Joe Biden shakes off allegations, starts afresh
Boston, Oct 15 (IANS) As the key trinity of Democratic candidates socialist Bernie Sanders, capitalist Elizabeth Warren and centrist Joe Biden jump start their presidential candidature bids, the latter two appear to be locked in a race to fight Trump in 2020. The race to West Wing has begun in earnest.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Cara Delevingne says she's the 'luckiest girl'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne feels that she is the "luckiest girl in the world", thanks to her girlfriend Ashley Benson.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rihanna stumped by pregnancy query in interview
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour shocked Rihanna with a blunt question on whether the pop diva was planning to "have a baby soon".
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Finnish PM says all Brexit alternatives "still possible"
Helsinki, Oct 15 (IANS) Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne said in Helsinki that the "situation after Brexit is very open", Finnish News Agency STT reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Finland,Politics
Katie Price shares her list of childhood rules
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Katie Price recently went down a memory lane and shared pages from her exercise books that shed kept from early secondary school days, revealing her childhood rules.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ecuador getting back to normal after 11 days of protests
Quito, Oct 15 (IANS) Ecuador is getting back to normal after 11 days of sometimes violent protests that ended Sunday night when the Lenin Moreno government and indigenous leaders came to an agreement about the presidential decree that had eliminated fuel subsidies, the move that had originally sparked the demonstrations.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Ecuador,Politics
2 key Syrian towns "under control": Turkish defence minister
Ankara, Oct 15 (IANS) Turkish Armed Forces have taken control of Tal Abyad and Ras Al-Ayn towns in northern Syria, said Turkish Minister of Defence Hulusi Akar.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Misha Collins on gender exploration in 'Supernatural'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Misha Collins is glad that the popular show "Supernatural" looks at the whole gender dynamics with a different lens, and says he is proud that it explores themes of fraternity and brotherhood.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian economy in 'tailspin' warns Nobel laureate Banerjee (IANS Exclusive)
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The newly-minted economics Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has warned that the Indian economy is going into "a tailspin" and his prescription is for the government to focus to increasing demand rather than on deficits or stability.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Trump threatens Turkey with sanctions as surround sound pumps up
Boston, Oct 15 (IANS) With several ex four star generals and Trump haters criticising the President for the US Forces pull out from Syria, the dragnet tightened on the continuing Columbus Day holiday weekend as a new front opened against him. However, Trump remained steadfast driven by the belief that nothing gives the fearful more courage than their adversarys fear. As Dems began the drum roll on the Syria pull out and how Trumps decision will revive the Islamic Caliphate in Syria which the Americans fighting along side the Kurds had bottled up, the volume was pumped up in Washington as Turkish forces continued with their blood lust assault.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Angelina Jolie learned how to be 'goofy' from Elle Fanning
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who shares screen space with actress Elle Fanning in the upcoming film "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil", says her co-star has taught her how to be goofy.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN condemns deadly airstrike in Libya's capital
Tripoli, Oct 15 (IANS) The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemned an airstrike that hit a house in the capital Tripoli and killed three children.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Turkish troops advance towards Manbij of Syria
Ankara, Oct 15 (IANS) Turkish troops on Monday started to move towards Manbij in northern Syria, local CNNTurk broadcaster reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran says ready for nuclear talks if US lifts sanctions
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran is ready to restart nuclear talks with powers if the United States removes all sanctions against Iran, Press TV reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Nobel winner feels no grand theory can explain underdevelopment: Economists
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Successful micro-level field experiments like the one that established a connect between barefoot children, whooping cough and school drop outs in Africa characterise the works of Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo who believe there can be no grand theory of underdevelopment, said economists.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Dutch royals visit waste water treatment project
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) An Indo-Dutch collaboration on successfully treating waste water on a stretch of the Barapullah Drain to make it fit for non-drinking purposes, saw King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands visit the project site in the national capital on Monday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sehrawat leads fightback as Bulls beat Yoddha 48-45
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pawan Sehrawat was once again the star for defending champions Bengaluru Bulls as they beat UP Yoddha 48-45 in extra-time to win the first Eliminator of Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena here on Monday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Techie jumps to death from apartment in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) A techie committed suicide by jumping from an apartment building in information technology cluster Gachibowli here on Monday, police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Staff strike for wage revision grounds HAL operations (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) An indefinite strike by about 20,000 employees of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision on Monday grounded the operations of the state-run defence PSU across the country, a labour union official said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics
U Mumba beat Haryana Steelers 46-38 for place in semis
Ahmedabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Haryana Steelers fought hard but went down 38-46 against U Mumba in Eliminator 2 of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 here on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Govt could raise deposit guarantee limit from Rs 1 lakh: FM
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that she is closely monitoring the developments at Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and the government could consider raising deposit guarantee limit from existing Rs 1 lakh.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EU states vow to halt arms exports to Turkey: Italy
Luxembourg, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) European Union member states have pledged to "block arms exports" to Turkey" over its military offensive in northern Syria, following a request by Italy, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Luxembourg,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
'Demand is reducing drastically in India, big fight on data integrity not helping'
Boston, Oct 14 (IANS) Fifty-eight-year old Indian American Abhijit Banerjee is the toast of MIT Sloan and India by becoming the sixth Kolkatan to win a Nobel Prize.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Air India Saga: new EoI for divestment likely by November
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Centre is likely to issue the expression of interest (EoI) for divestment of its stake in national passenger carrier Air India by November.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US submarine auxiliary ship on two-day visit to India
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) US submarine auxiliary ship Emory S Land (AS-39) arrived on a two-day goodwill visit at the Visakhapatnam port in Andhra Pradesh on the eastern coast of India on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Delhi traffic police to withdraw 1.5 lakh e-challans (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Traffic Police have decided to withdraw about one and a half lakh challans issued mostly to those who were found overspeeding on National Highway 24 between August and October 10.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
PSBs disburse Rs 81,781 cr credit in phase I outreach: FM
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Public sector banks disbursed Rs 81,781 crore, including new term loans of Rs 34,342 crore during the first phase of the Customer Outreach Initiative from October 1-9 and sanctioned Rs 39,068 crore to NBFCs from September 19-October 10, the Finance Ministry said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Truck driver from Rajasthan shot and killed in J&K
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 14 (IANS) A truck driver from Rajasthan was shot and killed by suspected militans in Sheermal village of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir here on Monday. He was loading apples when the incident took place.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
WFP aids over 70,000 fleeing Turkish military ops in Syria
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations World Food Programme is "deeply concerned" for the safety of civilians caught in Turkey's six-day-old military offensive in northeast Syria, and has helped feed over 70,000 people fleeing towns in the area since last week, WFP said in a statement on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Low fuel cost keeps inflation under RBI limit, more cuts expected (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Despite a rise in food prices, especially those of vegetables like onions, two key macro-economic gauges showed that inflation remained within Reserve Bank of India's tolerance limit, signalling the possibility of more lending rate cuts.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Friends turning foes at KCA has become a norm
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) President Jayesh George is all set to become the new Joint Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
New Data Protection to be placed in Parliament soon: Prasad
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the Data Protection Bill is ready and would be placed in Parliament soon.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
HFCL launches next-gen WiFi products, solutions
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Telecom equipment maker and infrastructure provider HFCL on Monday launched next generation WiFi products and solutions under its brand 'IO'.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Four hockey players killed in tragic car crash in MP
Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) Oct 14 (IANS) Four players of Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy were killed and 3 others were seriously injured in a tragic road accident on Monday morning near Biaora village between Hoshangabad and Itarsi on the National Highway 69.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha govt announces infra support for four hospitals
Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced infrastructure support for four hospitals under the 'Mo Sarkar' initiative.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Zimbabwe reinstated as ICC full member
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Zimbabwe was on Monday readmitted by the International Cricket Council (ICC) board following a meeting between the ICC Chairman and Chief Executive, Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani, Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry and Gerald Mlotshwa, the Chairman of the Sports and Recreation Commission.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Italy to bar future arms exports to Turkey
Luxembourg, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government is poised to ban future arms export deals to Turkey over its military offensive in Syria and hopes other European Union countries will uphold a pledge do the same, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Luxembourg,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
SC to hear CBI plea against Delhi HC's Chidambaram findings
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The CBI on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court findings that former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, who has been arrested in the INX Media case, was not a flight risk and also could not tamper with the evidence.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indian-origin prof shares Economics Nobel for poverty research (2nd Lead, changing dateline)
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Abhijit Banerjee has been awarded the Economics Nobel Prize along with his wife Esther Duflo and another US academic, for their research on how to alleviate poverty that has helped eduction of the poor in India and also revolutionised the field of development economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) announced on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Education,Politics
Mobiles ring again in Kashmir Valley, people overwhelmed
Srinagar, Oct 14 (IANS) Mobile phones ringing again have made Kashmir happy. Suddenly, life seems to have sprung back and people are smiling as some pervading tension has vanished.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Khattar has lost his mental balance: Chhattisgarh CM
Nagpur, Oct 14 (IANS) Joining the row erupted after Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar made a remark regarding Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday said that the BJP leader has lost his mental balance.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Snapchat down again globally, users clueless
San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) Popular photo-messaging app Snapchat suffered a major outage on Monday, with users saying they were unable to send snaps to their friends and family members.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Karnataka's captured tiger healthy, under observation
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) The captured man-eating tiger from Karnataka's Bandipur reserve forest is healthy and under observation at the wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre in Mysuru, a wildlife official said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
LS Speaker calls for international order for peace
Belgrade, Oct 14 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Monday that a well-defined international order is imperative for a peaceful and prosperous world.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Diplomacy,Politics
Amarinder hails decision to release 5 Punjab policemen
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday welcomed the Centre's decision to release, on humanitarian grounds, five police personnel languishing in various prisons of the state for human rights violations allegedly committed during the militancy period in Punjab.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
SC seeks status report on stubble burning panel's proposals
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Taking a serious view on the depleting air quality in the capital, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF) to submit a status report on the recommendations of a high-level task force constituted to look into stubble burning in capital's neighbouring states.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
PMC Bank depositors now allowed to withdraw Rs 40,000 (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Monday again raised the withdrawal limit for depositors of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank - to Rs 40,000 from Rs 25,000.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi cabinet nod for new skill, entrepreneurship varsity
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Delhi Cabinet on Monday gave its approval for a new skill and entrepreneurship development university with an initial capacity of 50,000 students.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Ex-chief engineer arrested in Tripura PWD scam
Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) Tripura police arrested a former Chief Engineer of PWD and attempted to arrest ex-PWD Minister after registering an FIR in alleged "irrigularities of multi-crore developmental package during previous Left Front rule".
2019-10-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
All key reforms happened in last 5 years: FM responds to spouse's critique of economy
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that all the key reforms such as Goods and Services Tax (GST), Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) and Aadhaar have taken place in the last five years.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh to debut in Tamil cinema
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers Irfan Pathan and Harbhajan Singh are all set to make their big screen debut in Tamil cinema.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Bengal Governor congratulates Abhijit Banerjee on Nobel
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday congratulated Abhijit Banerjee for being awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for 2019.
2019-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Punjab weapons drop may figure in Army Commanders' meet
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The issue of Pakistani drones dropping weapons across India's borders in Punjab is likely to come up for discussions in the Army Commanders' Conference that began here on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Several NC, PDP leaders to join BJP on Tuesday (Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) About a dozen and half leaders belonging to People's Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) are going to join the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ICC scraps boundary count rule that decided 2019 World Cup
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The contentious boundary count rule that resulted in England winning the 2019 World Cup despite the final against New Zealand ending in a tie has been scrapped by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and will no longer be used at future ICC events.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Good Earth to host its first independent fashion show
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANSlife) India's luxury brand Good Earth will present its most extensive collection of garments yet to mark 10 years of Good Earth's apparel label, Sustain.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
President to visit Philippines, Japan
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will pay a four-day state visit to the Philippines from October 17, and then visit Japan to attend the Enthronement Ceremony of the Japanese Emperor Naruhito.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
CPI withdraws support to TRS for Huzurnagar bypolls
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) In a blow to ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday withdrew its support to the party for October 21 by-election to the Huzurnagar Assembly seat.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
All you need to know about Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, his wife and one-time Ph.D student Esther Duflo, and Harvard professor Michael Kremer have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for their work which has "dramatically improved our ability to fight poverty in practice," it was announced on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
'Life is too short to keep hitting the snooze button'
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) She's bounced back from two suicide attempts and has today trained the likes of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, Miss India Universe 2017 Shraddha Shashidhar and Miss Diva Supranational 2017 Peden Ongmu in handling the pressures that come with being in the spotlight. Celebrity life coach, TEDex speaker and author Nidhika Bahl says her mission is to help people awaken to the possibilities in their personal and professional lives.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
New service rules to hold key for IAS, IPS officers in J&K
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) All eyes of the IAS and IPS fraternity are now set on new service rules that will come into existence with the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories on October 31.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Maha-connections' of Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) As Indians all over the world were thrilled as renowned Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee was on Monday named, along with his French wife Esther Duflo and fellow US professor Michael Kremer, the recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics - it emerged that he has a strong Maharashtra connection.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Education
Court to rule on Chidambaram's arrest in ED case on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday reserved its order on the application filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) seeking permission to arrest former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the money laundering case relating to INX Media.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ex-chief engineer arrested in Tripura PWD scam
Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) Tripura police arrested a former Chief Engineer of PWD and attempted to arrest ex-PWD Minister after registering an FIR in alleged "irrigularities of multi-crore developmental package during previous Left Front rule".
2019-10-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Haryana polls: 117 candidates have criminal cases
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Of 1,138 candidates who are contesting the Haryana Assembly election, 117 or 10 per cent have declared criminal cases against themselves, while 70 have declared serious criminal cases against them, according to the Haryana Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC seeks Centre, states' views on PIL for online RTI portal
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and state governments to furnish their response, within two weeks, on a PIL demanding web portal for online submission of RTI applications.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ministry mulling threshold for homebuyers to trigger insolvency
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a move to limit the abuse of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), the Corporate Affairs Ministry is mulling the setting of a threshold for homebuyers for starting insolvency proceedings against real estate developers, Corporate Affair Secretary Injeti Srinivas said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
50 lakh get hospitalisation benefit under Ayushman Bharat
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Achieving another milestone in just over a year, the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) on Monday crossed the 50 lakh treatment mark.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vahbiz Dorabjee sheds 13 kilos for web series
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Vahbiz Dorabjee has lost 13 kilos for her role in a new web series.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Prabhudheva: Creating new cop image for Salman's Eid film a challenge
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Prabhudheva has just finished directing Salman Khan in "Dabangg 3" and has already plunged into directing the superstar in another project for his production house, Salman Khan Films. While "Dabangg 3" is scheduled for a December 2019 release, Prabhu's new film with Salman aims for an Eid opening next year.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Withdrawal limit for PMC Bank depositors now Rs 40,000
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday enhanced the withdrawal limit for depositors of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank to Rs 40,000 from Rs 25,000.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
5G may add 0.35-0.5% to India's GDP by 2025: Report
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A KPMG report on Monday said that 5G technology has the potential to add 0.35-0.5 per cent to India's gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Fouaad Mirza wins Olympic qualifying event in Poland
Strzegom, Oct 14 (IANS) Arjuna Award winner and Asian Games silver medallist Fouaad Mirza secured Gold in the CCI3*S, in Strzegom, Poland astride his new horse Dajara. Fouaad is currently the highest ranked individual in Group G for the Asia Pacific Zone with 34 points on one horse Fernhill Facetime, 30 points on the second horse Touchingwood and at present qualifying his third horse, Dajara.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
UK's priority to leave EU on Oct 31: Queen Elizabeth
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Setting out UK government's agenda, Queen Elizabeth II on Monday reiterated Britain's commitment to leave the European Union on October 31.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Reform plan for Indian varsities to achieve global rankings
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A 10-point ambitious growth and reform plan for Indian universities was presented on Monday at an event here to enable them to achieve global rankings.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Call on retirement is entirely up to him: Watson on Dhoni
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) A lot has been said on the issue of M.S. Dhoni's retirement as it has swiftly become a matter of debate in Indian cricket. Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson feels that the Ranchi stumper is still at the height of his powers and the decision to hang up his boots is entirely up to him.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Tamil politician booked for justifying Rajiv's killing
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor-director-turned politician Seeman was booked by Tamil Nadu police on Monday for justifying the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
RBI imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on the Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd, owing to deficiencies in its regulatory compliance.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Provide security to Sunni Waqf Board chief, SC tells UP
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a new twist in the last leg of Ayodhya title dispute case hearing, the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to provide adequate security to Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board chairman, Zufar Ahmad Farooqui, after he apprehended a threat to his life.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Pallavi Joshi: My next film 'Painful Pride' is important and sensitive
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Pallavi Joshi says her upcoming release, "Painful Pride", is an important and sensitive film.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ED attaches assets worth Rs 3,830 cr in PMC fraud case
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said that it has seized and identified assets worth Rs 3,830 crore owned by Directors and Promoters of the Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL), Punjab and Maharashtra Bank (PMC) officials and other related companies in the PMC Bank fraud case.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Moody's downgrades Indiabulls after RBI's merger rejection
Mumbai Oct 14 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Moody's has downgraded the corporate family rating (CFR) and the foreign-currency senior secured rating of Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited to B2 from Ba2, after the Reserve Bank of India rejected its proposed merger with Lakshmi Vilas Bank earlier this month.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Overjoyed' Mamata congratulates Banerjee for winning Nobel
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) An "overjoyed" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday congratulated Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee for winning the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics.
2019-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
BJP raising NRC issue in Delhi to divert attention: AAP
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Demanding a white paper on the number of crime cases solved by the Delhi Police, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said the BJP is raising the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue for the capital to divert attention from the rising crime graph of the city.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ishita Ganguly joins cast of supernatural show 'Laal Ishq'
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Ishita Ganguly has been roped in for the supernatural show "Laal Ishq".
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amal Sehrawat reveals how he de-stresses
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) "Choti Sardarni" actor Amal Sehrawat makes sure to take time off whenever he can. He swears by 'mother nature supplement to de-stress himself.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jio MAMI screening for Neena Gupta-starrer 'The Last Color' on Oct 18
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna's debut directorial feature "The Last Color" will be screened at the ongoing 21st Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star. The film featuring Neena Gupta deals with taboo surrounding widows in India.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Putin visits Riyadh to strengthen Russia-Saudi ties
Riyadh, Oct 14 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived on Monday in the Saudi capital of Riyadh for an official visit to the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
5 Punjab cops in jail for militancy-era crimes to be freed
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Centre has accepted the Punjab government's request for grant of special remission and release of five state police personnel undergoing sentence in different jails on charges of offences committed during the period of militancy, a Home Ministry statement said.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
5G will change how telcos in India earn revenue: Cisco
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The core beneficiaries of 5G will be enterprises which will dramatically change how telecom operators in India and rest of the Asia Pacific and Japan region earn their revenue in the next five years, a top executive of global networking giant Cisco said here on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
All you need to know about Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, his wife and one-time Ph.D student Esther Duflo, and Harvard professor Michael Kremer have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for their work which has "dramatically improved our ability to fight poverty in practice," it was announced on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Gaurav Gera teams up with Avika Gor, Manish Raisinghan
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor Gaurav Gera, known for featuring in viral videos as 'Chutki', and the hit TV show "Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin", has joined actors Manish Raisinghan and Avika Gor in Sarika Sanjot's upcoming directorial debut.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Digital technologies to generate $1 trillion in India by 2025
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Emerging digital technologies are expected to generate $1 trillion in economic value for India -- spearheading the $5 trillion economy ambition by contributing 20 per cent to the countrys nominal GDP and sustaining 60-65 million jobs by 2025, an EY report said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Katrina Kaif: 'Bharat' a great learning experience
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif says she took up "Bharat" as a challenge, and is glad that it turned out to be a "great learning" experience for her.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Intense questioning in Kerala family serial murders
Kozhikode, Oct 14 (IANS) With just two more days left for the police custody of family serial killer Jolly Thomas and her two accomplices to end, Monday witnessed hectic questioning and statements being recorded in the case.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
A very big day for us, says Abhijit Banerjee's alma mater
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Calling it a very big day for the institution, the South Point High School here on Monday rejoiced at its alumnus Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee getting the coveted Nobel Prize for Economics.
2019-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diaspora,Education
Viineet Kumar: I don't like to play the same role everytime
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor Viineet Kumar, who impressed the audience with his acting in the film "Mukkabaz" and the web show "Bard Of Blood", will be seen essaying a shooting coach in the forthcoming film "Saand Ki Aankh". Viineet describes it as one of the interesting and important roles of his career.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
HC seeks Centre's response on plea challenging section 377
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court issued a notice to the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging section 377 of the Indian Penal Code on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Most arrested IS sympathisers inspired by Zakir Naik: NIA
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A majority of 127 arrested Islamic States sympathizers from across India were following speeches of fugitive televangelist and Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, NIA investigation has revealed.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Denmark Open: Sindhu looking to win first title since Worlds
Odense, Oct 14 (IANS) PV Sindhu will be looking for her first title since her victory at the BWF World Championships in August when she leads the Indian challenge at the Denmark Open starting on October 15. Saina Nehwal will be in the fray with Sindhu in the women's singles while World Championships bronze medallist Sai Praneeth, Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma will also be in the fray.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Aanand L. Rai: India a perfect cocoon of amazing, real stories
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Be it the "Tanu Weds Manu" series or "Raanjhanaa", Aanand L. Rai's films is known for capturing the essence of small towns on the big screen.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Assam had highest minorities' deaths during Congress rule'
Guwahati, Oct 14 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that Assam witnessed highest number of deaths of minorities during the 15-year rule of the Congress in the state.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Modi to open Kartarpur Sahib corridor in November
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kartarpur Sahib corridor linking India with historical Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, where Guru Nanak Dev breathed his last, in Pakistan in November and its construction work would be completed by October 31.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Nobel Prize: Sonia congratulates, Rahul politicises
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Congress top brass on Monday congratulated the trio of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kramer upon receiving the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'The Warrior Queen of Jhansi' to open in India on Nov 29
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Director Swati Bhise's historical film "The Warrior Queen Of Jhansi" will release in India on November 29.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
IMC 2019: 5G gets another push but wait only gets longer
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Giving India's 5G dreams another push, several tech giants on Monday demonstrated potential power of 5G with live use cases on the inaugural day of the "India Mobile Congress 2019" here. A joint KPMG in India-IMC-COAI report, however, claimed that 5G is most likely to see widespread adoption only by 2025 in the country and till then, over 600 million broadband subscribers will have to manage with existing networks.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Indian-origin prof wins Economics Nobel for poverty research
Stockholm, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, his wife and one-time Ph.D student Esther Duflo, and Harvard professor Michael Kremer have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for their work which has "dramatically improved our ability to fight poverty in practice," it was announced on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Sweden,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Science/Tech
Potholes repair: HC seeks report from Goa govt in two days
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) The state government was on Monday given two more days by the Bombay High Court bench in Goa, to provide a detailed reply on the repair of the state's pothole-ridden roads.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Syria thanks India for strong statement of support
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Syria on Monday slammed Turkey over its attack on northeast Syria, which it said had the "secret backing" of America, and appreciated India for its "strong statement of support" to Damascus over the present situation, and also since the Syrian crisis began in 2011.
2019-10-14
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Mallika Dua: Very easy to get typecast in the industry
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Mallika Dua feels it is very easy to get pigeonholed in the industry, and says she wants to explore genres beyond comedy.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Smita Bansal: I try not to repeat my roles
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) "Balika Vadhu" fame actress Smita Bansal does not like to repeat her roles.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nushrat: 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' trapped me with similar roles
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Nushrat Bharucha says the image the "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" franchise created for her was the reason she was getting similar roles and films so far.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tanzanian Navy Chief receives Indian ships on port of call
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Commander of the Tanzanian Navy Rear Admiral R.M. Makanzo on Monday received four indigenous Indian ships that began a four-day port of call to the African nation starting with Dar-es-Salaam, a senior Indian Navy official told IANS here.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Meghna Gulzar: We tend to use the word 'biopic' very loosely
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Writer-director Meghna Gulzar, who is busy wrapping up her next release "Chhapaak", says that making a film on a real-life subject that is well known is always tough.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2 brothers running jewellery shop shot at in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 14 (IANS) Two brothers - both jewellers - were shot at and injured by five armed miscreants inside their shop at Lalpur area here on Monday, police said.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab CM seeks support to shun stubble burning
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Hailing the progressive farmers who have refrained from burning paddy stubble, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday called upon them to join the state in launching a massive campaign to persuade the farming community to give up this practice.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Diljit Dosanjh always yearns to perform live for fans in India
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh has performed in multiple countries, but he says he always yearns to perform live for his fans in India.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Mani Ratnam is my guru
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan, who has worked in Mani Ratnam films such as "Guru" and "Raavan", says that the veteran filmmaker is her guru, and that the decision to work with him is always an easy yes for her.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab Governor to open CII's fair in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore will open the 24th edition of Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) Chandigarh Fair 2019 here on October 18, it was announced on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Higher food prices lift India's retail inflation to 3.99%
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Higher food prices lifted India's September retail inflation to 3.99 per cent from 3.28 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
5G needs to happen faster in India: Top Intel executive
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India needs to roll out 5G faster in order to take advantage of the economic benefits it can bring to the nation, a top Intel executive said here on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Iceland Cricket trolls BCCI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Rohit Sharma broke multiple records in the first Test between India and South Africa in Vizag and smashed centuries in both innings of the game to help his team register a comfortable 203-run victory.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rajasthan govt discontinues pension to detainees under MISA
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) The pension scheme of the leaders detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) or their widows during Emergency shall be discontinued in Rajasthan, the government said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Private sector investment rate may decline: Kotak report
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Private investment in the country may decline given the paucity of large industrial or infrastructure projects for the private sector, a Kotak report said on Monday. This despite a sharp cut in corporate tax announced by the government last month.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi's dengue cases reduced to half in 2019: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that his government's anti-dengue drive has resulted in a reduction in the number of dengue cases to 467 till now, as compared to 830 cases last year.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Few people' are offended by Article 370 decision: Modi
Ballabgarh (Haryana), Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said "only a few people" are offended by the decision to revoke Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Queen outlines UK government's agenda
London, Oct 14 (IANS) British Queen Elizabeth II on Monday delivered a speech setting out the government's agenda at the State Opening of Parliament.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NCLAT asks ED to release Bhushan Power's attached property
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday put JSW Steels Rs 19,700 crore payment to acquire Bhushan Power and Steel (BPSL) on hold and asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to release the BPSL's attached properties.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
2 Buddhist monks engage in scuffle at Mahabodhi temple
Gaya, Oct 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a scuffle broke out between two Buddhist monks at the Mahabodhi temple, one of the holiest shrines of Buddhism in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, said police.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Pakistan ups cyber warfare against India on Twitter
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan is aggressively pushing sinister propaganda against India via ramping up cyber warfare on Twitter, a new report said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Higher food prices lift India's Sept retail inflation to 3.99%
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Higher food prices lifted India's September retail inflation to 3.99 per cent from 3.28 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
WC qualifier: Full house expected at YBK as India take on B'desh
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) A huge number of spectators are expected to watch India take on Bangladesh in a Group E Asian Qualifiers match for the FIFA World Cup tie at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday as all the tickets have been sold out days ahead of the clash.
2019-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Janhvi Kapoor wants female versions of 'Kabir Singh', 'Joker'
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Janhvi Kapoor says there should be more roles that portray the uninhibited side of women -- like female versions of "Kabir Singh" or "Joker".
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Staff strike for wage revision grounds HAL operations
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) An indefinite strike by about 20,000 employees of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision on Monday grounded the operations of the state-run defence PSU across the country, a union official said.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Vikram Bhatt: 'Raaz' taught me I had it in me to scare audience
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt says his 2002 horror blockbuster "Raaz" taught him that he had it in him to scare the audience.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jihadi terrorism tops among 287 cases in NIA hands
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday said it has registered a total of 287 cases till September end and the highest number of the cases -- 110 -- are related to jihadi terrorism.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Honor Vision' smart screen unveiled at IMC
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Huawei's sub-brand Honor on Monday unveiled the 'Honor Vision' smart screen at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) in India.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rakul Preet: My role in 'Marjaavaan' is like Rekha ji's in 'Muqaddar Ka Sikandar'
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh insists she is not disappointed or miffed with producers over the length of her role in her upcoming release, "Marjaavaan".
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi cabinet nod for new skill, entrepreneurship university
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Delhi Cabinet on Monday gave its approval for a new skill and entrepreneurship development university with an initial capacity of 50,000 students.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Haryana polls: In Mewat mob lynching a political issue
Nuh (Haryana), Oct 14 (IANS) Mob lynching is an issue resonating across the political spectrum in Haryana's Muslim-dominated Mewat region.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Banks for adding investment-grade NBFCs in guarantee scheme
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bankers on Monday suggested to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that those NBFCs having investment grade ratings but with AA rated assets be included in the partial credit guarantee scheme for NBFCs to provide them liquidity.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Monitor radical elements in jails: MHA to police chiefs (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Centre has directed state police chiefs to carry out a detailed study on activities of radical elements in various jails to monitor and counter spread of radicalization inside prisons. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has also asked police heads to take help of religious preachers to start de-radicalization programme within the jail premises.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Need to set the house in order, says Ganguly
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Taking care of first-class cricketers and setting the house in order is among the top of the list for Sourav Ganguly, the former India captain said on the day he filed his nomination for the post of BCCI President. Ganguly is unopposed for the post after dislodging Brijesh Patel from the running but the 47-year-old said that he had never expressed an aspiration for the post.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Provide security to Sunni Waqf Board chief, SC tells UP
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court, which is hearing the Ayodhya title dispute case, on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to provide adequate security to Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board chairman, Zufar Ahmad Farooqui, who has apprehended a threat to his life.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hafeez slams PCB as Pak cricketer's video goes viral
Lahore, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez has slammed the national cricket board for the new model which has looked for an overhaul of developmental cricket in the nation. The 38-year-old criticised the board after a video of former Pakistan domestic cricketer Fazal Subhan driving a pick up van went viral on social media last week.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Sensex ends tad higher, IRCTC doubles gain on issue price
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian equity markets surrendered early gains to end marginally higher on Monday amid a weak growth outlook and trade related optimism in global markets.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Will do 'Kaam Ki Baat', not 'Mann Ki Baat': Rahul
Nuh (Haryana), Oct 14 (IANS) Slamming the BJP government over the economic slowdown, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at it for doing nothing to tackle rising unemployment and farmers' distress.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Great opportunity to develop football in Bangladesh: Jamal
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Jamal Bhuyan on Monday said their Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie here against India is a 'great opportunity' for them to show why the stakeholders need to invest more in football like India has done in the past few years.
2019-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Striking lifeguards demand regular jobs, steady pay
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Over 200 striking lifeguards protested near a temple in North Goa's Mapusa town on Monday, demanding regularisation and steady payment. The strike started by the privately employed lifeguards which began on October 11, spilled into a new week.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Akasa, Aastha Gill come up with 'Naagin'
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Singers Aastha Gill and Akasa have used their music to show their bonding, and come out with a single, "Naagin".
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian-American contestant collapses before Miss World America final night
Las Vegas, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian American beauty Shree Saini collapsed right before Miss World America final night of the competition. Shree will stay in a hospital for a "cardiac arrest watch", says her mother.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Honduras,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Billy Porter opens up on his struggles in 'homophobic' music industry
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) "Pose" fame actor Billy Porter says his pop music career was sidelined in 1980s as people had problem with his homosexuality.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Anne Hathaway enjoys low-key baby shower
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway was pleasantly surprised when her friends and family hosted a baby shower for her.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UP CM appeals to farmers not to burn crop residue
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday appealed to the farmers not to burn stubble or crop residue in the fields as it has an adverse impact on the environment. He was speaking at a workshop on the National Clean Air Programme organised at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan here.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Will do 'Kaam Ki Baat' not 'Mann Ki Baat': Rahul
Nuh (Haryana), Oct 14 (IANS) Congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi on Monday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pep talk 'Mann Ki Baat' by saying he will do 'Kaam Ki Baat'.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
India receives 5 lakh cybersecurity alerts daily: Report
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) As India speeds up its mission to transform into a truly digital economy with technologies like 5G, the country faces one of the highest rates of cyber security threats in the Asia Pacific region -- receiving over 500,000 security alerts daily -- which is nearly three times the global average, a new report said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Kohli behind Waugh, Ponting in elite captaincy list
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli is achieving one milestone after another and the ace batsman, arguably one of the best across formats, who didn't score a century this year before the Pune Test, atoned for his dip with a knock of sheer brilliance. Kohli slammed a record-breaking unbeaten 254 in the first innings -- his career best in Test cricket.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
TRS softens stand, urges transport employees for talks
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) In the first sign of softening its stand on the ongoing transport strike, the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Monday reached out to the striking employees by appealing to them to call off the protest.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bowlers help India women complete whitewash SA in ODIs
Vadodara, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian bowlers, particularly the spinners, on Monday came out with a stupendous bowling performance as the Women in Blue defeated South Africa in a low-scoring thriller and clinched the three-match ODI series 3-0.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Ananya Panday: We need to stop imitating the West
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Ananya Panday says people in Bollywood need to stop constantly looking at the West for inspiration, and rather explore stories and talent in India.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PSBs disbursed Rs 82K cr retail loans in 9 days: FM
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said PSBs have disbursed about Rs 82,000 crore in the nine-day outreach programme to push up retail credit and banks have witnessed robust demand during that period and she has asked the banks to look at the scope of MSMEs' demand for bill discounting.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fitbit unveils 'Versa 2' smartwatch in India
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Global wearable brand Fitbit on Monday launched its new smartwatch Fitbit Versa 2 in India at Rs 20,999.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Janhvi Kapoor: Mom always told me to be a good person
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Janhvi Kapoor says her mother, late actress Sridevi, always told her to be a good person from within.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chiranjeevi calls on Andhra Pradesh CM
Amaravati, Oct 14 (IANS) Telugu superstar and former Union Minister K. Chiranjeevi on Monday called on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Open critique by FM spouse brings smile to Cong, leaves BJP red-faced
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A scathing article on the state of economy by none other than Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's husband has turned out to be the political hot potato, all the more so, as it came ahead of two Assembly elections just a week away.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Syria thanks India for support over Turkish attack
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Syria on Monday slammed Turkey over its attack on northeast Syria, which it said had the secret backing of America, and appreciated India for its support to Damascus over the present situation and ever since the Syrian crisis began in 2011.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Arms, ammunition recovered from Maoist hideout in Bihar
Gaya, Oct 14 (IANS) A huge cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered from a forested area under Mohanpur police station in Gaya district, the police said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Constable bitten by poisonous snake in UP
Bandh, Oct 14 (IANS) An on-duty constable was bitten by a venomous snake at the Superintendent of Police office in Uttar Pradesh's Bandh district on Monday, police said.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ganguly hands nomination papers to legal team in Electoral Officer's absence
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly and team were in for a shock on Monday when they entered the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) HQ in Mumbai to file the nominations for the various posts of office bearers as Electoral Officer N. Gopalaswami was absent. He was not in office till 3 p.m. forcing the team to hand over the nomination papers to the legal team of the BCCI.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Favourite tag is nothing, can't underestimate B'desh: Stimac
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) India head coach Igor Stimac on Monday said a 'favourite' tag in sport means nothing ahead of their Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie against Bangladesh here.
2019-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Syrian army enters Kurdish-held city, air base
Damascus, Oct 14 (IANS) The Syrian army on Monday entered the city of Tabqa in the northern countryside of Raqqa province, as part of its move to enter Kurdish-held areas to counter the ongoing Turkish assault in the region.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
JMB aims to spread terror in India: NIA chief
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Indicating that Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) is a threat to the nation, National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Y.C. Modi on Monday said the terror group has been attempting to expand its operations across India and a list of 125 suspects has been shared with different states.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Raj civic polls: Gehlot govt to go for indirect elections
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) The Congress government in Rajasthan has decided to go for indirect polls during the civic unit elections scheduled to be held in November.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Cement foundation's major water resource management in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) The Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF), which recently bagged the annual National Water Mission Awards by the Centre, has scripted many success stories in Rajasthan in the field of water resource management.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
K-pop star Sulli found dead in Seoul
Seoul, Oct 14 (IANS) Sulli, a 25-year-old K-pop star, was found dead at her residence near Seoul, South Korea, police said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Indian-origin wins Nobel Prize in Economics for study on poverty
Stockholm, Oct 14 (IANS) The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty", it was announced on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Sweden,Business/Economy
Noida residents brave 'muddy water' from taps
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Some residents of Noida, particularly from the upscale sector 19, have complained of getting muddy water from taps.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mixed reaction from I-League clubs as ISL is made top league
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) It has been decided to make the Indian Super League (ISL) the top league of the country from 2019-20 season. The decision was taken at a meeting held in Kuala Lumpur on Monday in the presence of the members of Asian Football Confederation (AFC), All India Football Federation (AIFF) and their marketing partners, Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) and the I-League and ISL clubs (stakeholders of Indian football).
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Red Bull Kart final in Hyderabad on October 18
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) After gruelling qualification rounds, the third edition of the Red Bull Kart Fight national final is all set to take place at Leonia Resort in Hyderabad on October 18. The Red Bull Kart Fight qualifiers took place in Mumbai and Gurugram between July 12 and October 6 followed by city qualifiers in Bengaluru, Chennai and Baroda.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
5.8-magnitude quake jolts Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday, although there were no reports of casualties or injuries.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Staff strike for wage revision grounds HAL operations
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) An indefinite strike by about 20,000 employees of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision on Monday grounded the operations of the state-run defence behemoth across the country, a union official said.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karan Johar: I have always paid male and female stars equally
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says there are many verticals that need to be observed while paying male and female stars, but he has always paid them equally.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cataract surgery can make you 48% safer on road
Sydney, Oct 14 (IANS) The ability of cataract surgery to restore sight is well known and a new study suggests that it can make people 48 per cent safer on the road.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Trump campaign disavows parody media massacre video
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has disavowed a parody video showing the US President massacring media outlets and political rivals, it was reported on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ericsson, Airtel showcase 5G-powered 'connected music'
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson in partnership with Bharti Airtel on Monday showcased a 5G-powered 'connected music performance at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019 here.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Fire at Mumbai suburb building housing several film companies
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) A fire broke out in Peninsula Business Park Building at Andheri (West) in Mumbai on Monday afternoon. The building houses several Bollywood production houses.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana transport strike gets murkier with suicides
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Suicide of two employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) and attempted suicide by two others have given a serious turn to the bus strike, which entered 10th day on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ashwin, Rahane move upwards in ICC rankings
Pune, Oct 14 (IANS) Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has continued his rise in the ICC Test Rankings for bowlers after his stupendous show with the ball in the Pune Test against South Africa which India won by an innings and 137 runs.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
K-pop singer Sulli dies aged 25
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) K-Pop singer Sulli was found dead on Monday. She was 25.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian youth prefer job stability over salary: Study
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) A survey on Monday revealed that job security, followed by a healthy work-life balance, drives Indian youth to opt for banking and government jobs.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Technology
Brexit talks continue in Brussels ahead of key summit
Brussels, Oct 14 (IANS) Brexit talks were set to continue between the negotiating teams of the UK and European Union (EU) on Monday here aimed at reaching a deal before a crunch summit later this week.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
India doesn't need me to put up good performance: Chhetri
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) He might be India's highest goalscorer and the go-to man when it comes to scoring goals, but Sunil Chhetri on Monday said this team under head coach Igor Stimac does not need him to be successful.
2019-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football