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FIRs against 5 real estate developers in Gurugram
Gurugram, Feb 24 (IANS) Following complaints of Gurugram's District Town and Country Planning (DTCP) Department, the city police on Monday registered FIR against five real estate developers including a company of a Bharatiya Janata Party MP, an official said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Conspiracy to tarnish India's image: Kishan Reddy
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy said on Monday that the violence in Delhi was a conspiracy to tarnish India's image.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Maruti Suzuki launches all new Vitara Brezza
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Monday launched the all new compact SUV Vitara Brezza, which was unveiled at the recently held Auto Expo 2020.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sonowal launches Asom Darshan scheme
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday launched the Rs 710 crore Asom Darshan scheme, calling it a fulfilment of the promise to preserve and promote the state's spiritual and historical heritage.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
All schools to remain closed in northeast Delhi on Tuesday
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) All schools in northeast Delhi will remain closed on Tuesday after after violence in the area intensified on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Taj Mahal inspires awe: Trump after his visit
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump during his visit with spouse Melania Trump to the Taj Mahal, here on Monday, inquired about the magnificence and historic significance of the monument built by Emperor Shah Jahan for Empress Mumtaj Mahal.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Panther injures 3 in Jaipur district
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Three villagers in Jaipur district were injured after a panther strayed into the fields and attacked them on Monday, forest officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
J&K govt takes action against illegal mining
Pulwama, Feb 24 (IANS) Acting tough on the complaints against illegal mining in Pulwama, officials of the J&K government conducted raids on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Jaffrabad violence claims 4 lives, over 50 injured
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Out of the 54 persons who were injured in the Jaffrabad violence, which erupted after pro and anti-CAA groups clashed on Sunday, four persons, including a Delhi Police head constable, succumbed to their injuries on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sonia Gandhi appeals for calm in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In wake of violence in northeast Delhi on Monday that left a police head constable and a civilian dead, Congress intermin President Sonia Gandhi has appealed for "calm".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ex-Tripura Chief Secy sent to judicial custody
Agartala, Feb 24 (IANS) A district court on Monday sent former Tripura Chief Secretary Yash Pal Singh to a 13-day judicial custody after completion of his seven-day police custody in an alleged "financial embezzlement" case, an official said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sharjeel Imam's police custody extended by 4 days
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) Sedition accused Sharjeel Imam was on Monday sent to four more days in police custody by a court here.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
DoT tells telcos to submit AGR dues self-assessment reports
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has issued notice to the telecom companies for submitting their self-assessment of AGR amount at the earliest.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Limited immediate risk from Covid-19 to India pharma sector'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The immediate risk to the Indian pharma industry from the supply shortages of key raw materials from China due to coronavirus outbreak is limited, a market report said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Elephant kills 4 in Odisha, reaches Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) The wild tusker, that had trampled four people to death and injured five others in Odisha's Puri district on Sunday, was spotted on the outskirts of the state capital on Monday, officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
CBDT sets March 31 for Panama Paper probe completion
New Delhi, Feb 24 ( IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has set the March 31 deadline for completion of the Panama and Paradise Papers' probes and filing of the report for initiation of prosecution.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jamia students 'detained' after protest fizzles out
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A protest march call given by the Jamia Coordination Committee on Monday evening against alleged police brutality turned out to be a damp squib when less than 20 students turned up and claimed they were being detained en route.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Trump didn't visit graves at Taj over security concerns
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, who is on his maiden two-day state visit to India, didn't go to see the original graves of Mughal ruler Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz during his visit to the Taj Mahal on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
PM to distribute Kisan Credit Cards on Feb 29
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi would disburse KISAN benefits to select farmers and distribute Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) during an event at Chitrakoot, UP, on February 29, which would be celebrated as a formal anniversary of the Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), said Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Muslim groups urge Telangana CM to stay NPR work
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The United Muslim Action Committee, an umbrella grouping of Muslim organisations headed by All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), on Monday urged the Telangana government to stay work on National Population Register (NPR).
2020-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
T20 WC: Pandey wants to see more fearless innings from Verma
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) India seamer Shikha Pandey said on Monday that India will be urging their youngsters to keep playing fearless cricket after Shafali Verma produced another striking display in their 18-run victory over Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gopichand to mentor badminton academy in Bengaluru
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand was on Monday roped in as a mentor to the badminton programme of The Sports School Anup Sridhar Badminton Academy in Bengaluru.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Coronavirus fear: Gold logs all-time high of Rs 43,590
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Supported by weakening rupee and uncertainty owing to the fast spreading coronavirus, prices of safe haven assets like gold and silver rose sharply on Monday. Gold prices logged a life-time high of Rs 43,590 per 10 grams, jumping over Rs 1,800 in a single session.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Children stuck in schools as violence erupts in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Many children studying in East Delhi schools also suffered the brunt of the violence in Delhi's Jaffrabad and Maujpur. On receiving the news of violence, dozens of schools did not take the risk of sending children home without any protection. As a result, hundreds of students were stuck till the parents reached the schools.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Snakes raised by you will bite you, Owaisi tells PM
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday blamed a former Delhi MLA for the violence in the national capital and told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that "the snakes raised by you will bite you".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Chelsea colts get past Reliance Foundation Young Champs
Navi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) In a highly entertaining encounter of the PL-ISL Next Generation Cup, the Chelsea youth brigade scripted an impressive 3-1 victory against Reliance Foundation Young Champs (RFYC) at the Reliance Corporate Park football ground here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
NASA's human computer Katherine Johnson dies at age 101
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Katherine Johnson, a woman mathematician who was one of NASA's human "computers" and inspiration for the acclaimed movie "Hidden Figures", passed away on Monday. She was 101.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
Bengaluru, Southampton settle for draw in Mumbai Cup
Navi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The PL-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup's Day one culminated with Bengaluru FC's 1-1 draw against Southampton FC Under-14s at the Reliance Corporate Park Football Ground here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Coronavirus not pandemic yet, but world should be ready: WHO
London, Feb 24 (IANS) The World Health Organisation has said it is too early now to call the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic yet, but the world should do more to prepare for such an eventuality, reports said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Jamaat-e-Islami Hind expresses concern over Delhi violence
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has expressed concern over the deteriorating law and order situation in Delhi after violence in parts of the city on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Haryana prepares report to construct three medical colleges
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said on Monday that a detailed project report is being prepared for new medical colleges in Jind, Bhiwani, Narnaul, and Gurugram districts.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Russia, Turkey prepare consultations on Syria's Idlib: Lavrov
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS) Russia and Turkey are planning a series of consultations regarding Syria's last rebel stronghold of Idlib, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
UP Cong to kick-off 'Aarakshan Bachao Yatra' from Meerut
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress will kick-off an 'Aarakshan Bachao Yatra' from Meerut on Tuesday which will be flagged off by state president Ajay Kumar Lallu and Chhattigarh in-charge P.L. Punia.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ahmedabad relaxes after successful 'Namaste Trump'
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) After long hectic days of preparations for 'Namaste Trump', state government officials, and organisers as well as those handling security arrangements in the city took a sigh of relief on Monday after the successful culmination of the programme.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Manchester United FC teenagers humble Goa boys
Navi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Manchester United FC youngsters dominated the proceedings against FC Goa in the inaugural game of the PL-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup at the Reliance Corporate Park football ground here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
US stocks open lower amid global economic slowdown concerns
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US stocks opened sharply lower on Monday amid concerns over a prolonged global economic slowdown.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Car plows into carnival march in Germany, several injured (2nd Lead)
London, Feb 24 (IANS) At least 10 people, including children, were injured when a car crashed into a carnival procession in a town in Germany's Hesse state on Monday, reports said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No threat to minorities in TN: Palaniswami
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday stressed that there was no threat to minorities in the state. Speaking to reporters in Coimbatore, Palaniswami said unnecessary fears were being created about the National Population Register (NPR).
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Trump served broccoli samosa, netizens baffled
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The US' First Family was served broccoli and corn samosa during his two-day state visit to India and netizens were shocked.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Centre may air lift requirements of IT sector from China'
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Centre has offered to facilitate air lifting specific requirements of the IT and electronics manufacturing sectors from China amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, the Manufacturers' Association of Information Technology (MAIT) said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Karnataka Cong, BJP spar over Trump's Ahmedabad visit
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Rivalry between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress in Karnataka led to a war of words between the two parties over the two-day India visit of US President Donald Trump, starting Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ICC latches on to Trump mispronouncing Sachin's name
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump was on Monday trolled by International Cricket Council (ICC) after he pronounced cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's name incorrectly during his speech here.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Macro trends hit capital goods firms' performance
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Deteriorating macroeconomic trends along with strained government finances continued to affect engineering and capital goods companies' operational performance, said a report by Emkay Global on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Manmohan Singh to also skip President's Banquet for Trump
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) After the Congress' leaders in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday decided that he will also skip President Ram Nath Kovind's Banquet on Tuesday in honour of visiting US President Donald Trump.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Former French PM appears in court over fake jobs scandal
Paris, Feb 24 (IANS) Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has appeared in court for his role in a "fake jobs" scandal.
2020-02-24
Category: International, France,Politics
Otis to supply elevators for Bengaluru Metro's phase two
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Global elevator, escalator and moving walkway manufacturer Otis won a deal from Bengaluru Metro to supply 112 elevators for its second phase, the company said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
NCLAT sets aside insolvency proceeding against Flipkart
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday set aside the insolvency proceedings against e-commerce major Flipkart.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bloodbath at D-Street: All Sensex, Nifty stocks end in the red
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) In a rare scene, none of the Sensex and Nifty constituent stocks on Monday proved resilient enough to survive the sell-off in the Indian markets sparked by the fast-spreading coronavirus.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SC Collegium approves 3 judicial officers as judges of J&K HC
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court's five judge Collegium has approved the proposal for appointment of three judicial officers -- Vinod Chatterji Koul, Sanjay Dhar and Puneet Gupta -- as Judges of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
PM took Trump's name 22 times, President Modi's name 12 times
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said US President Donald Trump's name 22 times during the "Namaste Trump" event, organised in the honour of the visiting American President, here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
T20 WC: India ride Verma, Yadav show to beat Bangladesh
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) India continued their winning streak as they rode Shafali Verma's whirlwind knock and Poonam Yadav's bowling show to defeat Bangladesh by 18 runs in a Group A T20 World Cup clash here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ground Zero: A dangerous mix of politics and police inaction?
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) After all, the sudden quiet at Shaheen Bagh, on the boil for over two months, was deeply deceptive, if you look at the way how the protest -- for and against the new citizenship law -- spilled out to north-east of Delhi, with the police yet again failing to read the situation.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bhopal gas victims protest against Trump visit
Bhopal Feb 24 (IANS) The victims of Bhopal gas tragedy held a protest rally at Iqbal Maidan here against US President Donald Trump, who arrived in Ahmedabad on his maiden two-day India visit Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Trump walks hand in hand with wife at Taj Mahal
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, who is on a two-day visit to India, on Monday walked hand in hand with his wife Melania Trump at the Taj Mahal here.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Huawei unveils its refreshed line up of 5G products
Barcelona, Feb 24 (IANS) Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) on Monday announced its refreshed line up of 5G products and its strategy that showcase the full capabilities of its all-scenario ecosystem at a virtual launch here.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Spain,Technology
Brothel operating in spa's guise busted in Kolkata, 5 held
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) An alleged brothel running in the guise of a spa in south Kolkata's Short Street has been busted and five persons including the owner and two pimps arrested, while three girls were rescued, a senior police officer said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Assange put lives at risk by sharing unredacted files'
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange revealed the names of sources who subsequently "disappeared" after he put them at risk, a court here has heard.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
VVPAT data destroyed before stipulated period, NGOs tell SC
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two NGOs -- the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Common Cause - Monday alleged in the Supreme Court that the Election Commission has violated election rules by destroying data pertaining to VVPAT of the last general election, while the statutory one-year period for this process to conclude is yet to get over.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
MoS Home Kishan Reddy holds MHA meeting on anti-CAA violence
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) On instructions of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy held a meeting at the MHA over the anti-CAA violence in northeast Delhi on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
BJP jolted as Solapur MP's caste certificate found 'fake'/'invalid'
Solapur (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) In a severe jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Maharashtra government's caste validity committee on Monday rejected the caste certificate submitted along with the election affidavit by BJP's Solapur MP Jaisiddheshwar Shivacharya Swami, raising a question mark over his continuing as a Lok Sabha member.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
One-off Test: Rahim double ton puts B'desh in driver's seat
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Mushfiqur Rahim cracked his third Test double-century as Bangladesh bossed over Zimbabwe on the third day of the one-off Test here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Dow Jones plunges 1,000 points over coronavirus fears
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The possibility of a coronavirus pandemic sent shock waves across global markets on Monday. Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 800 points within minutes of its opening.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
CCI okays NEEPCO, THDC govt stake buyout by NTPC
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) here on Monday approved the 100 per cent acquisition of the issued and paid-up share capital of North Eastern Electric Power Corporation by NTPC from the government.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Heavy police force deployed in 9 sensitive areas in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Heavy police force was deployed in parts of Delhi on Monday as the anti and pro-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters once again turned violent.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
What poets say of Taj, as Trump terms it 'a timeless testament'
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, who is on a two-day state visit to India, on Monday visited the Taj Mahal here and wrote in the visitor's book that the "Taj Mahal inspires awe, a timeless testament to the rich and diverse beauty of Indian culture! Thank you, India".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
CRPF deployed in violence hit northeast Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Eight companies of the CRPF have been deployed in violence-hit areas of northeast Delhi, including Maujpur and Jaffrabad, following violent anti-CAA protests.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Goa Opposition demand white paper on Mhadei river dispute
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) The Opposition in Goa on Monday jointly demanded a white paper on the state government's position vis-a-vis the ongoing inter-state conflict with Karnataka over the water of the Mhadei river.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Ground Zero Maujpur, where anger struggles to find a reason
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) 'Ground Zero' in Maujpur is a Delhi road that doesn't look like one: The normal daily commuter rush during the day that lingers on late into night is missing.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Solapur BJP MP's caste certificate rejected as 'invalid'
Solapur (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) In a major development, the Maharashtra government's caste validity committee on Monday rejected the caste certificate submitted by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Jaisiddheshwar Shivacharya Swami, putting a question mark over his continuance as a Lok Sabha member.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Car plows into carnival march in Germany, several injured
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Several people were injured when a car crashed into a crowd of people during a carnival procession in a town in Germany's Hesse state on Monday, reports said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK top judge witnesses SC proceeding
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) President of the UK Supreme Court Lord Robert John Reed visited the Supreme Court and briefly witnessed the proceedings, here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Katrina Kaif to Priyanka Chopra: It's always a blast with u
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) What happens when three Bollywood super-divas meet? They've claimed to be the best of buddies so they bond over many things, and cosmetics is certainly a big topic of discussion.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IntrCity raises over Rs 100 cr in Nilekani-led funding
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) RailYatri's mobility startup IntrCity on Monday said that it has raised over Rs 100 crore in its latest funding round led by Nandan Nilekani.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Trump talks of 'fantastic, biggest ever trade deal' with India
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that India and the US are in discussion for a "fantastic" trade agreement.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
HUL approves formation of new subsidiary
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The country's largest consumer goods company, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), on Monday approved a proposal to form a new 100 per cent subsidiary, which will be incorporated with an authorised share capital of Rs 2,000 crore.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rahul Gandhi terms northeast Delhi clashes disturbing
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi here on Monday condemned the clashes in northeast Delhi over the new citizenship law and appealed for peace.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Many injured as car plows into carnival crowd in Germany
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Many people were injured when a car drove into a crowd of people during a carnival procession in Germany's Volksmarsen town on Monday, the BBC reported.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Roland-Garros Jr meet: Dev, Reshma Maruri in semis
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Top seed Dev V. Javia, third seed Chirag Duhan and unseeded duo of Nitin Jaipal Singh and Mohit A. Bondree progressed to the semifinals of the Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series at the RK Khanna Tennis Complex here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
No starvation deaths, ration card cancellations, Centre to SC
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that baseless allegations have been made in connection with deaths due to starvation in Jharkhand, and cancellation of ration cards of nearly thirty million poor people in the country.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Coronavirus fears: Brent extends losses, drops nearly 5%
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Global oil benchmark, Brent on Monday extended early losses and logged one of the biggest single day fall in the recent past.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
COVID-19: Italy shuts 10 cities, global stocks tumble
Rome, Feb 24 (IANS) Global stocks, led by Italy, tumbled on Monday after the country declared a lockdown in at least 10 cities applying to nearly 50,000 people -- the first-ever in Europe -- in an effort to contain the biggest outbreak of the virus outside Asia, with 152 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Italy,National
Hauz Rani protests: Police registers FIR against several people
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday registered a case against several persons after an anti-CAA protest in south Delhi's Hauz Rani area.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Adani Group considers bidding for Air India: Sources
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With the government pushing for the disinvestment of Air India, industrial conglomerate Adani Group may emerge as one of the bidders for the debt-laden national carrier, sources said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trump tweeted in Hindi with grammatical mistake
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) During his India visit on Monday, US President Donald Trump did many tweets in Hindi. But in a tweet he made a grammatical mistake and no one could understand what he wanted to say. It was looking as an "Internet translated" sentence.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Unbelievable, says Trump aide on welcoming crowd
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's top aide Dan Scavino jr expressed awe over the presence of a sea of people along the Ahmedabad airport to the Moreta stadium route to welcome the motorcade.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
No threat for minorities in TN: Palaniswami
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Monday that there is no threat to minorities in the state.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Intel launches 2nd-gen server chips, new 5G portfolio
Santa Clara (California), Feb 24 (IANS) Chip-maker Intel on Monday unveiled a brand new 5G portfolio and optimized second-gen Intel Xeon scalable processors -- the industry's most widely deployed server platform with more than 30 million units sold.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Puerto Rico,Technology
Gambhir for strict action over cop's death in anti-CAA stir
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Baharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of Parliament Gautam Gambhir criticised the anti CAA-activists for violence, believed to be the cause of a Delhi Police personnel's death, here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
As CM please don't appear helpless, Maken tells Kejriwal
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday targeted Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for "sitting idly' over the violence in northeast Delhi during the day between pro-CAA and anti-CAA groups and demanded an all-party meeting to help normalise the situation.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Trump thanks Modi but forgets Gandhi, netizens upset
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Twitterati criticised US President Donald Trump for not mentioning Mahatma Gandhi in the visitor book of Sabarmati Ashram and instead praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Priyanka Thakran claims top scalp as her birthday present
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) There are few better ways to celebrate your birthday. Whatever celebration Priyanka Thakran was planning for her big day, at the back of her mind she hoped the cause would be doubled. And sure enough by the end of the girls recurve archery competition it was.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai meets Trai chief, DoT Secy
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) US Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, who is part of President Donald Trump's delegation to India, on Monday met Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash and Trai Chairman R.S. Sharma and discussed information technology and telecom matters common to both countries.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Donald Trump lands in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump arrived in New Delhi on Monday evening for the second leg of his maiden India trip.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Top 50 NBFCs' asset-liability status under RBI lens: Das
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The top 50 non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) were being monitored closely, said Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das, here on Monday, hinting at the RBI's focus on early detection of risks signs or any contagion effect on the credit system.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Huawei unveils its 2nd foldable smartphone Mate Xs
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) One the heels of Samsung launching its second foldable smartphone Z Flip, Huawei on Monday announced to launch its second foldable smartphone called Mate Xs during a virtual press conference streamed live from Barcelona, Spain.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
14-day police custody for gangster Pujari in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) A local court sent fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari to 14-day police custody for investigation into several criminal cases against him after he was extradited from Senegal earlier in the day, police said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shah calls urgent meeting over Jaffrabad violence
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah called an urgent meeting of top officials of Delhi over the Jaffrabad violence, which started as pro and anti-CAA groups clashed.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maha releases first list of farm loan waiver beneficiaries
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Monday kickstarted the much-anticipated farm loan waiver scheme by releasing the first list of beneficiaries under the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Shetkari Karjmukti Yojana, containing names of 15,358 farmers.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Dev, Reshma progress to semi of Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The first day of the Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series got off to a promising start here at the R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex, DLTA on Monday, with top seed Dev V Javia, 3rd-seed Chirag Duhan and unseeded duo of Nitin Jaipal Singh and Mohit A Bondree progressing to the semi-Finals of the Boys' category.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rohit Yadav to join PMO as Joint Secy
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Steel, Rohit Yadav, has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Babarpur MLA Gopal Rai appeals for peace; speaks to LG
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and MLA from Babarpur -- one of the hotbeds of clashes between pro and anti-CAA groups, Gopal Rai on Monday appealed to the people to maintain peace as East Delhi witnessed violent protests, arson and vandalism. While one Delhi Police head constable was killed in the violence led by an uruly mob, a DCP sustained injuries.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ivanka puts Insta on fire with 'awe inspiring' Taj Mahal pics
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) It was love in the air as Ivanka Trump, in a Proenza Schouler floral printed dress, took a stroll at the Taj Mahal with her husband Jared Kushner on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
GAIL to invest over Rs 1 lakh cr on infra development
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) State-run GAIL will invest Rs 1.05 lakh crore in the next five years for expanding pipelines and city gas distribution network, among other infrastructure development, its new Chairman and Managing Director Manoj Jain said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Two MPs among 587 people in illegal possession of government houses for years
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two sitting MPs, nine former parliamentarians and 576 other people are currently illegally occupying official accommodations provided by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs here with several of them ensconced for over a decade, and in some cases, for over two decades.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Mody my great friend', Trump wrote, but skips Gandhi at Sabarmati
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump penned about Prime Minister Nrendra Modi as his "great friend" in the Sabarmati Ashram's visitors' book during his short trip there on his maiden visit to India on Monday afternoon, but did not mention Mahatma Gandhi for whom the place is famous across the world.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Netizens troll Men in Blue for poor outing in NZ
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Twitter was abuzz with comments after New Zealand beat India by 10 wickets in the first Test at the Basin Reserve on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rapper Naezy all set for nationwide tour
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Rapper Naezy is all set to kick off his nationwide tour beginning with Mumbai this Saturday. The tour aims to celebrate the success of his debut album "Maghreb".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Free for all' Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival from Feb 28
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival, a world-class music festival, will be held here from February 28 to March 1. The three-day festival will be organised by Seher India in association with Unesco and Rajasthan Tourism.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Art/Culture/Books
Trainer plane crashes in Punjab's Patiala, IAF pilot killed
Patiala, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian Air Force officer was killed and a NCC cadet injured when their single-engine, two-seater trainer plane crashed in Patiala city in Punjab, officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Confusion in Congress over next party chief
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Congress is facing a tough time restraining its leaders from speaking out of turn on the issue of organisational elections in the party as many of them have pitched for a party president from outside the Gandhi family even as Anil Shastri suggested that Priyanka Gandhi take over as party chief.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hindu Sena holds yagya for Trump, India-US ties
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Fringe organisation Hindu Sena organised a "Vishwa Shanti Yagya" on Monday after US President Donald Trump reached India.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pak media plays up Trump's positive comment on Islamabad
New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistan media on Monday ignored all that US President Donald Trump said and focused on his limited positive reference to Islamabad, during his first state visit to India.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
US media critical of Trump-Modi summit
New Delhi/Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The US mainstream media remained largely critical of the US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's summit in India on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
India trip to benefit Trump in re-election: IPSOS survey
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) According to the latest IPSOS survey findings, 78 per cent urban Indians feel that US President Donald Trump's India visit in an election year will help galvanise Indian-origin voters in the US to vote in his favour.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cop killed as anti, pro-CAA protesters clash in Delhi (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A Delhi Police head constable was killed on Monday as pro-and anti-CAA groups battled each other even as Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Feb sales fell 10% due to coronavirus outbreak: TVS Motor
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Chennai-based TVS Motor Company on Monday said that its vehicle sales suffered a 10 per cent drop in "planned production" due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Opposing govt not anti-national activity: SC judge
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Any attempt to quell dissent would have a chilling effect on the democracy as "governments are not always right" and those opposing it couldn't be labelled anti-national, said Justice Deepak Gupta of the Supreme Court, here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Melania wears Harvey Pierre, while Ivanka repeats a 2019 piece
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, who are in India on a 36-hour visit, will be seen making quite a few wardrobe changes as they shuffle between Ahmedabd, Agra and here.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Guneet Monga: Short film is a powerful medium
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Oscar-winning short film producer Guneet Monga, who recently produced the anthology "Zindagi Inshort" -- that amalgamates seven stories -- says that the short film is one of the powerful mediums to narrate thought-provoking stories.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
When Trump pronounced Swami Vivekananda as 'Viveka-mu-nand'
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump did his homework well but missed on desi pronunciations as the Vedas became "The Vestas" and Swami Vivekananda became 'Swami Viveka-mu-nand during his Motera stadium speech on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bengaluru kite enthusiast welcomes Donald Trump
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) A kite making enthusiast in the city on Monday flew a 15-feet-long kite in honour of visiting US President Donald Trump, bearing his and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image, also with an intention to popularise kite flying.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Chennaiyin look to dislodge Bengaluru FC from third spot
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) The ball is firmly in Chennaiyin FC's court as their result against NorthEast United FC on Tuesday would determine the final Indian Super League standings and the play-off fixtures.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
'Deadpool 3': Taiki Waititi of 'Thor: Ragnarok' to direct?
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) New-age Hollywood filmmaker Taiki Waititi could reunite with Ryan Reynolds to direct "Deadpool 3", according to industry sources.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
I-League: Real Kashmir snap two-match losing run
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Real Kashmir snapped their two-match losing run with a 1-0 victory over Indian Arrows in an I-League match at the TRC Ground here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
Taj a testament to diverse beauty of Indian culture: Trump
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday described the Taj Mahal as a "testament to the rich and diverse beauty of Indian culture".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Azad refuses Kovind's invitation for Trump dinner reception
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has declined the invitation to attend the dinner invitation extended by the President Ram Nath Kovind in honour of visiting US President Donald Trump.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sunni Waqf Board accepts 5 acre plot in Ayodhya
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board has decided to accept the five acre plot for a mosque in Ayodhya after a meeting here.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Trump praises Modi in Gandhi Ashram visitor's book
Gandhinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Setting a precedence, US President Donald Trump instead of writing something on Mahatma Gandhi, praised Prime Minister Narenrda Modi in the visitor's book at the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati, here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Sonbhadra gold reserve: Barely known facts about Son Pahari
Sonbhadra, Feb 24 (IANS) Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh gained sudden prominence after news circulated that the area has a rich vein of gold. The Geological Survey of India (GSI), however, said that only 160 tonnes of gold can be brought out from the available 3,000 tonnes gold ore.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Features
Specific gut bacteria may be linked to high BP
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a distinct collection of bacteria found in the gut that may contribute to and predict the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mahesh Bhatt on daughter Pooja's b'day: 'Life gave me the gift of you'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has penned an emotional post wishing eldest daughter Pooja Bhatt on her birthday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CM Kejriwal expresses grief over Delhi cop's death
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday urged people of Delhi to shun violence in the wake of tension in northeast Delhi leading to death of a Delhi head constable.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
India can become one of top 3 economies in world: Mukesh Ambani
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Riding on the power of technology, India has the opportunity to become a premier digital society and one of the top three economies in the world, Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hi Tea & Namastey Trump while Delhi burns: Iltija Mufti
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who operates her mother's twitter account has hit out at the Modi government.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Taj Mahal inspires awe: Trump
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump along with First Lady Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner and top US officials visited the monument of love Taj Mahal here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Foreigners feel 'blessed' to see Taj the day Trump visited
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) The foreign tourists who arrived in this historic city on Monday to see Taj Mahal said they were "lucky" and "felt blessed" to visit the 17th century monument on the day of US President Donald Trump's visit.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Eva Mendes is not offended by troll calling her old
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes says she is not offended by a troll who called her old.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Janet Jackson's ex-hubby sues Facebook over fake crypto ads
Dublin, Feb 24 (IANS) American pop singer-actor Janet Jackson's ex-husband has sued Facebook over fake cryptocurrency ads that used his name to mislead people into buying crypto ads on the platform.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Ireland,Technology
Amid Trump, Modi's mutual praise, audience began leaving stadium
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The enthusiastic fervour at 'Namaste Trump' show here on Monday started decreasing by afternoon as the sections of the audience began leaving the Motera stadium after hours under a scorching sun even as US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi lavished praise on each other.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Maujpur clashes: Metro services partially suspended
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) As eastern part of Delhi burns after clashes between anti and pro-CAA protesters, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has partially suspended services on Pink Line.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
OnePlus 8 Pro to feature quad rear cameras: Report
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) OnePlus is reportedly planning to launch its upcoming flagship smartphones - OnePlus 8 Pro soon and now new live photos of the flagship have been posted on the web claiming that the smartphone will come with the vertical camera arrangement.
2020-02-24
Category: International, China,Technology
Trump wows mammoth audience at Motera coliseum
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) After trying his hand at spinning yarn on Mahatma Gandhi's 'charkha' in Sabarmati Ashram, US President Donald Trump enthralled a mammoth audience at the world's largest cricket stadium by hitting all the balls on the US-India strategic partnership, out of the ballpark.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Steven Spielberg 'concerned' over daughter's porn career
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is concerned over his daughter Mikaela Spielbergs decision to start a career as a porn star.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Odisha govt acts against 8 officials on charges of corruption
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday directed to permanently stop pension of six officials for their involvement in corruption.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
India to host Commonwealth Archery & Shooting C'ships in 2022
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India will be hosting the Commonwealth Shooting and Archery Championships in January 2022. The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), in a media release on Monday, said that medals from the two events will be counted for "ranking of competing nations" at the Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in Birmingham later that year.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Cop killed as anti & pro CAA protesters clash in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A Delhi Police head constable was killed on Monday as pro-and anti-CAA groups battled each other even as Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ayushmann hopes 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' continues entertaining
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is happy with the box-office response to his latest release "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google to update terms of service on March 31
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) US based search engine giant Google has started alerting its users about the update of its terms of service (ToS), which will happen on March 31.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India to be one of top 3 economies in world: Mukesh Ambani
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Riding on the power of technology, India has the opportunity to become a premier digital society and one of the top three economies in the world, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Trainer plane crashes in Punjab's Patiala, IAF pilot killed
Patiala, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian Air Force officer was killed and a NCC cadet injured when the single-engine, two-seater plane used to teach flying to NCC members crashed in Patiala city in Punjab, officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B feels shades help to hide facial defects caused by age
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Sunglasses are an amazing thing, feels Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan. The veteran actor seems to be in love with shades these days. He feels sunglasses help a person hide facial defects caused by age!
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Andhadhun' gets Telugu remake; Nithiin to star
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Nithiin will reprise Ayushmann Khurrana's National Award-winning role in the Telugu remake of the 20178 hit, "Andhadhun".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
DIPAM extends time for clarifications on Air India divestment
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Air India sell-off could be further delayed as the disinvestment department has extended the last date for submission of written queries on the Performance Information Memorandum and Share Purchase Agreement to March 6.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Will go ahead with welfare agenda, says Andhra CM
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said his government will go ahead with the welfare programmes to justify the mandate given despite the false propaganda by its detractors.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Devotees screened for COVID-19 ahead of Kartarpur gurdwara visit
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday that devotees travelling to Kartarpur in Pakistan to pay obeisance at the Darbar Sahib gurdwara there were screened for novel coronavirus on the India-Pakistan border.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
COVID fear: Sensex loses 806 pts, gold hits life-time high (Roundup)
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian stock markets alongside global equities markets tumbled and prices of safe haven assets such as gold logged a record high over fears of further disruption in economic activity owing to the jump in coronavirus-related deaths, particularly outside China.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trump, Melania visit Taj Mahal
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump along with First Lady Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner and top US officials visited the monument of love Taj Mahal here.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Next Gen Mumbai Cup to be showcased live on Jio TV
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Football Sports Development Limited will livestream the Premier League -- Indian Super League Youth Games, titled Next Generation Mumbai Cup across its three platforms on Jio TVs Football Channels 3 & 4, Facebook and YouTube.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Half pint of beer a day can lead to longer life
London, Feb 24 (IANS) In a good news to beer lovers, researchers have found that men who consume half a pint of beer a day are 81 per cent more likely to reach the milestone age when compared to non-drinkers.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cong takes pot shot at Trump for not mentioning Mahatma
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Congress on Monday criticised US President Donald Trump for not mentioning Mahatma Gandhi in the visitor book of Sabarmati Ashram and instead praising Modi and called him "great friend" (PM Modi) and called his tour a "wonderful visit"
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ahead of IPL 13, Star Sports launches 'khel bolega' TVC
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) fever has caught on early this year with fan expectations and chatter pouring in much ahead of the start of the tournament, triggered further with the announcement of the schedule last week.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Justice B.P. Dharmadhikari named Acting CJ of Bombay HC
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Justice Bhushan P. Dharmadhikari has been appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
YSRCP MP demands Chandrababu Naidu's arrest
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) An MP of Andhra Pradesh's ruling party YSR Congress on Monday demanded the arrest of former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu for what he called engineering repeated attacks on him.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Vivo APEX 2020 concept smartphone to launch on Feb 28
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) Vivo was expected to announce its APEX 2020 concept smartphone at the MWC 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, however, as the conference got cancelled the company will be showcasing the device on February 28 in Beijing, China.
2020-02-24
Category: International, China,Technology
Trump arrives in Agra to visit Taj
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump arrived on Monday in the historic city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh to visit the iconic 17th century monument of love - the Taj Mahal.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Mumbai University's twins setting KIUG pool on fire
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) It's not just a passion for winning that University of Mumbai's Jyoti and Aarti, who are setting the swimming pool at the Khelo India University Games 2020 on fire, share.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Vijayan feigning ignorance about CIMS project: Cong
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) The Congress here on Monday came out with documents to prove that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was feigning ignorance about the Rs 160 crore CIMS (Central Intrusion Monitoring System) project, implemented in the Kerala Police department, which the CAG pointed out as a faulty contract.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
US dollars, fake Indian currency seized in Bengal
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths have seized foreign currency worth over Rs 80 lakh and fake Indian currency notes of face value Rs 1 lakh in two separate operations in West Bengal, an official said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan violates ceasefire again in J&K's Poonch
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) After a gap of one day, Pakistan on Monday once again resorted to unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
T20 WC: Haynes helps Australia survive scare against Sri Lanka
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) Rachael Haynes turned out to be the unlikely hero for Australia as she struck a classy half-century to help the hosts overcome a mighty scare against Sri Lanka in their Group A game at the WACA on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Shah failed to maintain law & order in Delhi: Congress
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the BJP leaders are giving hate speeches in Delhi and the Delhi police are taking no action due to which there is a complete breakdown of law and order.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cop killed as groups of anti and pro CAA protesters clash in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A Delhi police head constable was killed on Monday as pro-CAA and anti-CAA groups battled each other in parts of north-east Delhi.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Google launched 4th batch of 'Startups Accelerator India'
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Google on Monday announced that it is inviting applications for the fourth batch of Google for Startups Accelerator India programme.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology
Kejriwal urges Shah to restore law and order amid CAA clashes
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday urged Home Minister Amit Shah and Lt. Governor Anil Baijal to "restore law and order" as tension continued to simmer in a northeast Delhi area that has been witnessing clashes between pro and anti-CAA groups since Sunday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Joaquin Phoenix reminds 'We're All Animals' in PETA ad
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix aims to remind fans that "We Are All Animals", in a new ad campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India. The ad urges people to "live vegan" and help "end speciesism", which is the damaging belief that -- despite their extraordinary talents, abilities, and intelligence -- all other animal species are inferior to humans.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Women's T20 WC: Bangladesh win toss, put India to bat
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Salma Khatun on Monday won the toss and opted to field against India in their first Group A game of the ongoing Women's T20 World Cup at the WACA.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ranji: Bengal to meet K'taka, Saurashtra to face Gujarat in semis
Cuttack, Feb 24 (IANS) Bengal stormed into the Ranji Trophy semi-finals by virtue of their first innings lead over Odisha while Karnataka thrashed Jammu and Kashmir to set up a semi-final date with the former after the final day's play on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Cricket
Coaches separate, close shave for Venkatadri Exp in Andhra
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) Passengers of Chittoor bound Venkatadri Express had a narrow escape when the train coaches separated near Mamandur station in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanka Chopra thanks fans for crossing 50mn followers on Instagram
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra has crossed the 50-Million fan following mark on Instagram. The actress took to Instagram and Twitter to express her gratitude to fans for their love and support.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hardik, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar to take part in D.Y. Patil T20 meet
Navi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) India all-rounder Hardik Pandya will take part in the in the D.Y. Patil T20 tournament, which began on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Netizens amazed over mass nesting by Olive Ridley turtles
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A video featuring the 'large crowd mating' of Olive Ridley turtles on the Costa Rica coast is doing the rounds on the social media and Internet is in love with it.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
AIADMK holds medical camp, distributes food on Jayalalithaa's b'day
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) The AIADMK on Monday distributed free food and held a medical camp to mark late party General Secretary and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's 72nd birth anniversary here.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Age-old woes to fore as NZ pacers pepper Indians with short balls
New Zealand, Feb 24 (IANS) Before the start of the first Test in Wellington, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane had spoken about the template which the Indian team needed to follow in order to conquer the Basin Reserve - a ground where the team's record was nothing short of poor. He wanted the batsmen to score 320-330 in the first innings, and that he felt would allow the transformed Indian pace battery to do the rest. However, the rest of the batting line-up was clearly not ready for the challenge.
2020-02-24
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
PMK to discuss Assembly poll strategy
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has convened a meeting of its general council on March 1 to discuss the party's strategy for the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Tomar urges Bengal govt not to deprive farmers of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar said on Monday that he would again request the West Bengal government not to keep farmers of the state deprived from the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, an ambitious scheme of the Modi government in which beneficiary farmers gets Rs 6,000 annually in three equal instalments.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengaluru man's bottle art welcomes Trump to India
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) A bottle artist in Bengaluru welcomed Donald Trump to India in his own artistic style, by encapsulating the image of US President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a glass bottle.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Trump tweets yet again in Hindi, impresses netizens
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump put out a second tweet in Hindi shortly after leaving from Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday saying he and First Lady Melania Trump travelled all the way to India to deliver a special message to Indians.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Microsoft, SBI partner to help youth with disabilities
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday announced a collaboration with the SBI Foundation to create opportunities for youth living with disabilities across India.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Human Interest/Society
Children face an assault on human rights: UN chief
Geneva, Feb 24 (IANS) Young people and children face an assault on human rights and a range of development crises if nations do not rally and commit to an agenda of protection of fundamental freedoms and rights, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Why 'Namaste Trump' is much more than plain optics
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Calling India and US 'natural partners', Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the case of the two playing 'important roles' in the way 21st century goes.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Realme launches its first 5G smartphone in India
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Realme on Monday launched its first 5G smartphone titled 'X50 Pro 5G' in India, starting from Rs 37,999.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
10,054 posts in Odisha Police lying vacant: Minister
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday told the Assembly that 10,054 posts in the state police were lying vacant as of December 2019.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
New India welcomes Trump in 2020: Mukesh Ambani
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A brand new India is welcoming US President Donald Trump in 2020 -- showcasing a thriving digital economy with robust transformation that is underway across industries -- which previous US presidents never witnessed, Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Politics
Delhi court seeks police reply in Sunanda Pushkar case
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday issued notice to the city police on an application that sought for preserving the Twitter account of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar who was found dead in a hotel here in 2014.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Tweeple amazed as tribals turn village into bird sanctuary
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Bugun liocichla, or Liocichla bugunorum, a critically endangered species is back in the news after a tribe from Arunachal Pradesh, researchers and the forest department joined hands to set up a unique community reserve around a rare bird.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Trump sounds bugle for new chapter in India-US ties
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) President Donald Trump on Monday sounded the bugle for an unprecedented strategic partnership between the US and India, with a commitment to fighting Islamist terrorism and its ideology together.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
SC judge says opposing govt can't be labelled as anti-national
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Deepak Gupta on Monday said if attempts are made to quell dissent, then it will have a chilling effect on democracy, as "governments are not always right" and that opposing government can't be labelled as anti-national.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
#BoycottTakht trends after scriptwriter tweets against Hindus
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johars upcoming directorial "Takht" has come in the line of fire after a controversial tweet by the film's writer Hussain Haidry about Hindus.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
COVID-19 won't slow down CPEC: Pak official
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The pace of the ongoing and forthcoming projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will not be slowed down by the coronavirus outbreak in the Asian giant, a Pakistani official said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India coach Stimac impressed with talent on display in I-League
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With the I-League reaching its climax, Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac admitted that he was "impressed" by the talent on display in the competition and that he is looking forward to watching more matches.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
SBI branch in Palladam burgled
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) The officials of State Bank of India's (SBI) Palladam branch in Tirupur district were in for a shock on Monday morning as they found the branch had been burgled.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pradhan seeks Japanese investment in Indian steel sector
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Minister for Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged the Japanese investors to invest in the Indian steel sector and also asked them to get into partnerships for transfer of technology.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Trump indirectly asks India to knock down trade barriers, taxes
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday subtly asked India to remove trade barriers, eliminate red-tape and taxes to boost trade with his country while saying commerce between the two nations has increased by more than 40 per cent since he came to power.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
South Korea football season postponed: K-league
Seoul, Feb 24 (IANS) In the face of the growing coronavirus threat in the country, South Koreas K-league on Monday decided to postpone the start of the new football season.
2020-02-24
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Football
Tendulkar vs Lara: Road Safety World Series opener sold out
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Tickets for the opening match of the Unacademy Road Safety World Series to be played between Sachin Tendulkar-led India Legends and Brian Lara-led West Indies Legends at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on March 7 were sold within six days of ticket sales going live.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kangana's new 'Thalaivi' look launched on Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Today is the birth anniversary of J. Jayalalithaa, and a new look of Kangana Ranaut as the late former Tamil Nadu chief minister in the latter's upcoming biopic "Thalaivi" was unveiled on social media by the actress's sister Rangoli Chandel.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Aizawl's free roadside library impresses netizens
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A mini roadside library in Mizoram's capital Aizawl has gone viral on social media.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Marandi elected as BJP legislative party leader
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi was elected as the Legislative party leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Sensex down 800 pts, Gold hits life-time high at Rs 43K, Brent tumbles 3%(Ld)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Fear of further disruption in economic activity owing to the jump in coronavirus related deaths drove the prices of safe haven assets like Gold to a record high and pushed the oil prices and global equities lower on Monday. Indian benchmark equity index, Sensex lost nearly 800 points during the afternoon trade.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India cannot allow interference in internal affairs: Naidu
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said, that India cannot allow outsiders to interfere in the country's internal affairs.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
India, US to sign defence deals worth $3 bn: Trump
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India and the United States will sign two defence deals worth $3 billion in Delhi on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
BJP nominees lose in Tripura Bar Association poll
Agartala, Feb 24 (IANS) Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Tripura suffered a humiliation when the opposition CPI-M and Congress sponsored panel won 12 of the 15 posts in the Tripura Bar Association (TBA) polls, officials said here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
NIA conducts search operations in TN over SSI murder
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the murder of Tamil Nadu Police Special Sub-Inspector Y.Wilson searched several locations in the state in connection with the case on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Highly-rated Indian bowlers cut sorry figure in first Test
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli had said before the start of the series that being on top in the World Test Championship table means little unless the team wins away from home. And one thing that has been India's biggest strength in recent times - at home and way -- is the bowling arsenal. But that is exactly where they faltered at Basin Reserve in the first Test against the Kiwis.
2020-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Weekend wrap: 'Shubh...' earns Rs 32.66cr, 'Bhoot...' Rs 16.36cr
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurranas latest gay love story "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan" enjoyed a much bigger opening weekend at the Indian box-office than Vicky Kaushals "Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship". While "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan" raked in Rs 32.66 crore in its first three days, "Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship" just managed Rs 16.36 crore.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK's Labour Party members vote in leadership race
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Members of the UK's opposition Labour have started casting their votes in a contest to replace outgoing leader Jeremy Corbyn, it was reported on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Priti Patel 'deeply concerned' by 'false' bullying claims
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Media reports that said the UK's Home Secretary Priti Patel was distrusted by intelligence chiefs and bullied her staff have been dismissed as "false" by the government, it was revealed on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Deepika receives flak over '83' tweet
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone faced a backlash over her tweet on the role of Romi Dev in the upcoming film "'83".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Exposure to alcohol ads can lead to teenage drinking
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that exposure to alcohol advertising changes teens' attitudes about alcohol and can cause them to start drinking.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
PSL: Roy accuses Zalmi bowler of tampering
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Controversies in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) refuse to die down. After the 'mobile phone' fiasco in the game between Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi on Friday, it has now come to the fore that Zalmi's pacer Wahab Riaz has allegedly been accused of tampering with the ball by England batsman Jason Roy during the Quetta Gladiators-Peshawar Zalmi game on Saturday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
25,000 students to welcome Trumps in city of Taj
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) About 25,000 school students will welcome US President Donald Trump along his 13 km long route here, officials said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Bharti Infratel extends Indus merger timeline by 2 months
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Bharti Infratel on Monday extended the deadline for the closure of its merger with Indus Towers by another two months to April 24 and said that the final decision to implement the deal will take into account the impact of the current AGR crisis on the company, shareholders and its major customers.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Dissent is essence of democracy, but can't speak against nation'
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) Dissent is the essence of democracy, but nobody can be allowed to speak against the nation, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Goa,National
'My friend, India's friend', says Modi as he welcomes Trump at Motera
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The crux of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Namaste Trump' was to showcase the personal bond between him and US President Donald Trump; he called him "my friend, India's friend".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
After Trump's trip, Tata calls Motera 'global landmark'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) As US President Donald Trump and his family visited the world's largest cricket stadium in Motera, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium, Tata Steel has described the venue of 'Namaste Trump' as one of its 'global landmarks', here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Court rejects clean chit to Sisodia for misleading tweets
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to submit a fresh report on the complaint filed against Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for posting "misleading" tweets.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Iran reports 12 COVID-19 deaths, 47 infected
Tehran, Feb 24 (IANS) Twelve people have died in Iran due to the novel coronavirus, while a total of 47 persons were infected by the deadly disease, Minister of Health and Medical Education Saeed Namaki announced on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Turkey,International
Trump, Modi exchange tweets in Hindi, Netizens celebrate
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump took Twitter on fire with his Hindi tweet earlier on Monday, followed by a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also in Hindi, and the social media went into super celebratory mood.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
ALERT: Trump praises India's 'Chandrayaan'
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2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,
UK's House of Lords under fire after expense claims
London, Feb 24 (IANS) More than 1 million pounds ($1.2 million) was claimed by 110 peers in the House of Lords who failed to make a single spoken or written contribution in the UK's Upper Chamber of Parliament, a report has revealed.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Stone-pelting again at Maujpur as pro-, anti-CAA groups clash
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Maujpur area of northeast Delhi on Monday afternoon as another bout of stone-pelting between pro- and anti-CAA groups was reported, with people running helter-skelter even as police conducted flag marches to bring the situation under control.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Twitter remembers Sridevi on her 2nd death anniversary
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) On the second death anniversary of late Bollywood star Sridevi, Tweeple are sharing their fond memories of the actor and echoing their sentiment.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tokyo 1964, Japan's miracle Olympics that paved way for 2020
Tokyo, Feb 24 (IANS) Yoshinori Sakai was born in the most painful conditions imaginable: in Hiroshima, the same day the atomic bomb was dropped. Nineteen years later, Sakai symbolised Japan's recovery after World War II by lighting the 1964 Tokyo Olympics flame.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
ALERT: India's unity an inspiration to the world: Trump
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2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,
Dwayne Johnson: Emily Blunt is one of the most talented actors
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Emily Blunt has recently turned a year older, and her "Jungle Cruise" co-star Dwayne Johnson is all praise for the former on her birthday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ALERT: Trump quotes Swami Vivekananda, says India and US are natural allies
kr
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,
UK PIO knocked out during racist attack
London, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman was punched unconscious while defending her Chinese friend during a racist attack in the UK's Birmingham city, a media report said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Politics
Microsoft-Jio defining partnership of decade: Mukesh Ambani
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Congratulating Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella for his leadership of the organisation, Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said on Monday that the collaboration between Microsoft and Jio would be the defining partnership of the decade.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Chris Hemsworth to visit India in March
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth is all set to visit India for the promotional tour of his upcoming action film "Extraction".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Hrithik Roshan stands up for student bullied over stutter
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan came in support of an individual who was asked to not to give a presentation in class due to stuttering issue. The Bollywood star said that stuttering should never hold him back from dreaming big.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Weakness continued in auto sector during Q3: Emkay
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The automobile and ancillary companies continued to post grim but above estimate earnings despite weak performance during the October-December quarter, said a report by Emkay Global on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ALERT: Diversity in India forms basis for ties with US
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2020-02-24
Category: International, Israel,
Afghanistan reports first coronavirus case
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) Afghanistan's Public Health Ministry on Monday confirmed the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Israel,International
Trump will remember warm welcome from UP for long: BJP
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) The BJP on Monday claimed that US President Donald Trump, who is set to visit the historic city of Agra on Monday, will receive a warm welcome from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath that Trump will cherish for his lifetime.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Indian-American store clerk shot dead in LA
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian-American clerk was shot dead during an attempted robbery in in a convenience store at a Los Angeles suburb, it was reported.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Sonam: Taapsee is quite a clutter breaker
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Sonam K. Ahuja has praised actress Taapsee Pannu said that she is quite a clutter breaker.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stone pelting, chaos at Maujpur after pro-, anti-CAA groups clash
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Tension prevailed on Monday in Maujpur area of north-east Delhi after clashes between pro- and anti-CAA groups with stones being pelted and people running helter-skelter even as the police conducted flag marches to bring the situation under control.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Malaysian PM Mahathir submits resignation letter
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday submitted his resignation letter to the King, said his office.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
Trumps visit Sabarmati Ashram, try hands on charkha
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Sabarmati Ashram for a few minutes after Trumps arrived at Ahmedabad airport on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
WeWork, upGrad partner to bring higher learning to workplace
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Online higher education firm upGrad and co-sharing workspace company WeWork on Monday collaborated to bring industry-relevant programmes and higher learning to the workplace.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Ashwin wins ADCC India Nationals to be crowned 'Best Grappler in India'
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Making history, Gurgaon's Ashwin Hoon representing Warrior's Cove gym was crowned the "Best Grappler in India" for the pro category (absolute division-no weight) at the first ever Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) India Nationals, organised as part of the Superdry Re:Ignite Fitness Fest at DLF Avenue Mall, Saket in the national capital.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Dubai to jail 2 Indian workers for assaulting compatriot
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Dubai court has sentenced two Indian workers to two years in jail for assaulting a compatriot over financial disputes. They were also convicted of theft and sexual assault, a media report said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Android 11 OS update for POCO X2 confirmed
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) POCO, an independent brand by Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, on Monday confirmed its POCO X2 smartphone will be updated to Android 11 operating system (OS).
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Pak man faces trial in Dubai for trying to steal from Indian
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) A Pakistani expat is facing trial at a Dubai court for allegedly trying to snatch a gold necklace off an Indian woman, it was reported.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
L&T arm wins IT services deal from Swedish firm
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Infrastructure construction major L&T's IT arm on Monday said it bagged a multi-year engineering services contract from Swedish firm Dometic, which provides mobile solutions worldwide.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
RIL's deleveraging remains underappreciated: UBS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Reliance Industries' (RIL) efforts to deleverage largely remain underappreciated and the exercise could free up more than $20 billion by FY21-end for RIL, according to a research report by UBS.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Harmful metals in e-cigarettes linked to DNA damage
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) E-cigarette users are exposed to increased concentrations of potentially harmful levels of metals that are linked to elevated oxidative DNA damage, a new study has found.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Goa Guv lauds varsity women's excellence, asks men to compete
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said that with women excelling in all fields, male students should tighten their belts or there would be nothing left for them to do.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Education
Dua Lipa chops off her damaged hair
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Singer Dua Lipa was forced to cut her hair due to "bleached breakages".
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kristen Bell doesn't believe in soulmates
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Kristen Bell wouldn't have wed her husband Dax Shepard if they'd met five years earlier.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Eat fruits, yoghurt daily to reduce stroke risk
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke, say researchers, adding that higher intakes of fruit, vegetables and dairy products is linked to a lower risk of ischaemic stroke.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
COVID-19 to push HK bankruptcies to decade high
Hong Kong, Feb 24 (IANS) Hong Kong is set to see the biggest jump in over a decade in personal bankruptcies and companies winding up this year, as individuals and firms were overwhelmed by "multiple problems" far worse than any crisis seen previously, a media report said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,International
Janhvi on Sridevi's 2nd death anniversary: Miss you everyday
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) On the second death anniversary of late veteran star Sridevi, her actress-daughter Janhvi Kapoor said that she misses her mother everyday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Keep off religious matters: Sena to 'Trump Maharaj'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Shiv Sena on Monday asked visiting US President Donald Trump "not to interfere" in issues pertaining to religious freedom in India as the same were India's "internal matter".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Hydari wishes Nani: Perfect gentleman when not in devil mode
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Telugu star Nani on Monday turned 36, and actress Aditi Rao Hydari shared a quirky message to wish the actor. She said he is a perfect gentleman when he is not in a devil mode.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Agra turns into fortress ahead of Trump's visit
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) Before the arrival of US President Donald trump on Monday evening, the historic Agra city has turned into a fortress with the heavy deployment of police, para military and special commandos.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Feb 24, 2010: When 'Superman' Tendulkar scored a double in ODIs
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) February 24, 2010 was not just any other day in Indian cricket and for its million fans. It was the day when Sachin Tendulkar -- considered as the 'God of cricket' by many in our country -- became the first male cricketer to score a double-hundred in One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
New Gboard beta is faster, brings better handwriting support
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Gboard, a virtual keyboard app developed by Google for native Android and iOS devices, in its latest beta is apparently faster and includes support for handwriting.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Shaheen Bagh mediators submit report, SC to hear on Wednesday
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court appointed interlocutors, senior advocate Sanjay Hegde and advocate Sadhana Ramachandran, Monday submitted a report in a sealed cover after holding talks with the anti-CAA protesters in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Malaysian PM submits resignation
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday submitted his resignation to the King, his office has confirmed.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
'Namaste Trump', Motera dances to Bollywood, Gujarati tunes
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) About one lakh people assembled to witness 'Namste Trump' mega event at Motera cricket stadium here on Monday, danced on Bollywood, Gujarati songs being performed by various artists.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Extradited by Senegal, mafia don Ravi Pujari brought to Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Absconding mafia don Ravi Suliya Pujari, wanted by police in four Indian states for heinous crimes, was brought to Bengaluru early Monday morning on on an Air France flight after his extradition from Senegal, officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Waiting for SC verdict on road blockade: Shaheen Bagh protestors
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A hearing in the Supreme Court over the Shaheen Bagh road blockade due to anti-CAA protest is scheduled on Monday. The protesters at the Shaheen Bagh told IANS that they were anxiously waiting for the apex court's verdict.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Eager to visit India, Trump tweets in Hindi ahead of visit
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Ahead of his arrival here on Monday, US President Donald Trump tweeted in Hindi, displaying his exuberance about his visit to India.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Shobana lights up third evening of Khajuraho Dance Festival
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Classical dancer and popular South Indian actress, Shobana Chandrakumar Pillai, better known mononymously as Shobana enthralled the audience with her solo Bharatanatyam performance during third evening of the 47th edition of the Khajuraho Dance Festival yesterday. Innovative and carrying the traditional values in Vasistha style, she started her performance with a traditional composition composed in the raga Mallhari.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Sooryavanshi' release preponed to March 24
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Rohit Shettys latest cop drama "Sooryavanshi" has a new release date. It will now hit the theatres on March 24, it was announced through a quirky video featuring the films hero Akshay Kumar along with Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh, the two other onscreen uniformed heroes of Shettys supercop universe.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi greets Trump with a hug, shakes hands with Melania
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) A red carpet welcome was given to US President Donand Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Monday amid sounds of conch shells after their Air Force One landed at Ahmedabad Airport. Trump is accompanied by his daughter Ivanka and a 12-member delegation.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Schools in Kashmir reopen after 6 months
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) After remaining closed for over six months, the schools in Kashmir opened on Monday. The educational institutes had closed after restrictions and shutdown following the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5 and in between the customary three-month winter break was also announced by the government.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Elizabeth Warren has an India connection in son-in-law
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, has an India connection which was not known widely till now.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,International
Bharat main aapka swagat hai: Tweeple to Trump
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) As US President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted in Hindi, his followers in India went in celebratory mood, welcoming him to the country.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC rejects plea on prosecution sanction in Kanhaiya's sedition case
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea that had sought directions to the Delhi government to sanction the prosecution of former JNU leader Kanhaiya Kumar in a 2016 sedition cases in a time-bound manner.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Apple Maps 'Look Around' feature expands to 3 more US cities
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Apple Maps' 'Look Around' feature is now live in three more cities in the US, including Boston, Philadelphia and the Washington, DC area.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Adani gets Mandi House prime property for Rs 400 cr
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Adani Group will acquire a prime residential property near Mandi House in New Delhi after winning a bid to acquire Aditya Estates.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Minorities have complete freedom in Pakistan'
Karachi, Feb 24 (IANS) Members of minority groups in Pakistan can practice their religion openly and move about with complete freedom in the Muslim-majority country, a Minister has clamed.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Aggression should be in game: Tendulkar on U-19 WC fracas
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his disappointment at the way India players behaved against Bangladesh in the U-19 World Cup played last month in South Africa and said that one doesn't need to be vocal and say foul things for showing his/her aggression.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Dassault Systemes appoints new Managing Director for India
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) 3D software major Dassault Systemes on Monday appointed Deepak NG as Managing Director for its India operations.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bidhuri to be Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) BJP's Badarpur MLA Ramvir Singh Bidhuri would be the Leader of the Opposition in the Delhi Assembly as party MLAs unanimously elected him as Leader of the Legislative Party on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fashion for me is spontaneity: Priyanka Chopra Jonas
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra Jonas says fashion for her is "spontaneity".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
PIA plane's door opens during landing
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Passengers on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Islamabad to Sukkur were shocked when the aircrafts door opened during landing, it was reported on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Minor girl commits suicide after being raped in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a minor girl on Sunday committed suicide in Bharatpur by hanging herself after she was raped by a youth a day earlier, said police on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
It's never too late for self-love: Mandira Bedi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Actor and fitness icon Mandira Bedi, who has recently turned author with her book 'Happy For No Reason', says that in her 30s, she experienced many insecurities in the entertainment business, and it is only now in her 40s, that she has started to love herself.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
TN artist carves Modi, Trump, Taj images on watermelon
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Fruit and vegetable carving artist M. Elanchezhian has carved the images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump and Taj Mahal on a watermelon.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Congress will 'cease to exist' without Gandhi family: Shastri
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri's son Anil Kumar Shastri on Monday said that Priyanka Gandhi should become the party chief, adding that it would "cease to exist" if a non-Gandhi took over the party reins.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mahinda Rajapaksa's son apologises over social media comments
Colombo, Feb 24 (IANS) Rohitha Rajapaksa, one of three sons of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, has issued an apology over comments he made on social media that drew strong criticism, a media report said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Why opt for walnuts
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Walnuts come packed with a plethora of health benefits and also make it to the superfoods list.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Is your pet obese?
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) An extra treat here, a lazy day-in there, all this can lead to your pet being obese. It is hard to ignore that puppy face your pet makes while he or she watches you eat, but as per experts, pet obesity is a direct result of changing pet lifestyles.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
ICC bans Oman player for 7 years
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Oman's Yousuf Abdulrahim Al Balushi for seven years for indulging in corrupt practice during the 2019 T20 World Cup Qualifier, played in the UAE last month.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SL sets up Task Force to expedite 2019 Easter attacks probe
Colombo, Feb 24 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has set up a Task Force to expedite the ongoing probe into the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks on churches and hotels that claimed over lives.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Where to say the three magical words
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Don't wait for a special day to express your feelings towards someone you look forward to growing old. Prashant Pitti, Co-Founder and Director, EaseMyTrip suggests seven of the most romantic places in India to propose to the love of your life.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Jamia violence: Delhi Police gives clean chit to Sisodia
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Delhi Police on Monday gave clean chit to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for posting alleged "misleading" tweets during December 15 Jamia violence, observing that he only posted his "opinion" and tweets are mere allegations against police.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tibetans in exile pray, celebrate New Year
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans and their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who have been living in exile at McLeodganj near here in Himachal Pradesh for over half a century, on Monday began celebrations of the three-day Losar or New Year festival.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
OnePlus to launch flagship 8 series both online and offline
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Monday refuted reports that it has cancelled an offline event to showcase its upcoming OnePlus 8 flagship series owing to the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-02-24
Category: International, China,Technology
Taliban again attacks Afghan forces after pact implementation
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) The Taliban again launched attacks on Afghan security forces just 48 hours after the week-long seven-day "reduction in violence" pact agreed by the two sides came into effect in the war-torn country, the media reported.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
New Firework tool to help vloggers shoot with multi-cameras
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Short video-making app Firework on Monday announced to launch its multi-camera recording tool called Gemi in India that would let vloggers use both front and back cameras of the smartphone at the same time.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Ghani to take oath of office on Thursday
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has planned to take the oath of office on Thursday, after he secured a second-term as the country's leader, according to an informed source.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Eager to visit India, Trump tweets in Hindi ahead of visit
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Just ahead of his arrival in India, US President Donald Trump tweeted in Hindi saying he is eager to visit India.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Apple patents all-glass iPhone with wraparound display
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Apple is reportedly working on an all-glass iPhone with a wraparound touch screen, which can display information, icons and images on any surface with the entire device touch sensitive.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
PSL: Azam Khan 'redefines cricket', completes run with inverted bat
Lahore, Feb 24 (IANS) Azam Khan, son of former Pakistan cricketer Moin Khan, has been making headlines in the ongoing edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
2020-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
ALERT: Trump tweets in Hindi 'Eager to visit India' shortly before arrival
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2020-02-24
Category: International, China,
COVID-19 outbreak worst health crisis in modern China: Xi
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that the coronavirus outbreak was the most serious health crisis the country has experienced since the founding of the Peoples Republic of China in 1949.
2020-02-24
Category: International, China,International
Global markets jittery, Brent down 3%, gold hits record high
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Trading screens across global stock markets flashed red, oil prices took a sharp dip and the prices of safe haven assets rose sharply on Monday as the Coronavirus impact magnified.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New Microsoft programme to empower B2B startups in India
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday launched a new programme to bring 100 companies to commit $100,000 each for enterprise-ready solutions from 100 business-to-business (B2B) startups in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) space in India over the course of 18 months.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Sangay extends welcome to Trump
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) Democratically elected political leader of the Tibetan people Lobsang Sangay on Monday extended a warm welcome to US President Donald Trump on his first state visit to India.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Diplomacy
7 injured in Texas market shooting
Houston, Feb 24 (IANS) Seven people were injured in a shooting at a flea market in the US state of Texas, police said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italy reports 152 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 3 deaths
Rome, Feb 24 (IANS) Italian authorities have confirmed 152 coronavirus cases in the country with three fatalities and one recovery.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Italy,International
India reduced to lowly buyer, Congress on Trump's visit
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Raising the pitch on the visit of US President Donald Trump, the Congress on Monday alleged that India has been reduced to a lowly buyer from America, rather than being a strategic partner.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australian police probe terror links for knife-wielding man
Brisbane, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian police on Monday continued to investigate whether a knife-wielding man, who was shot dead authorities in Brisbane the previous day, had any links to terror groups.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Israeli missiles intercepted over Damascus
Damascus, Feb 24 (IANS) The Syrian air defences intercepted a number of Israeli missiles over the capital Damascus, according to a state TV report.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Cavani reaches 200-goal milestone in PSG's win over Bordeaux
Paris, Feb 24 (IANS) Edinson Cavani bagged his 200th goal with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Marquinhos netted twice to help the defending champions edge Bordeaux 4-3.
2020-02-24
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
15 injured in Baghdad clashes
Baghdad, Feb 24 (IANS) At least 15 people were injured in clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces, an Interior Ministry official said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Khaman, Broccoli samosa on Trump's menu in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) After they arrive here on Monday, US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump will get a taste of Gujarati cuisine during their short stay in the city, said chef Suresh Khanna of the Fortune Landmark hotel.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Air pollution from bushfires need national response
Canberra, Feb 24 (IANS) A coalition of health experts have called on the Australian government to urgently establish an air pollution authority in response to the bushfire crisis that claimed the lives of 33 people, killed millions of animals and destroyed thousands of properties since it started last September.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Underworld don Ravi Pujari flown to Bengaluru from SA
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Underworld don Ravi Pujari, 52, was flown to Bengaluru from South Africa, where he was arrested a day before, police said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 WC: du Preez elated to exact overdue England revenge
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) South Africa's Mignon du Preez believes her side has finally "shaken the monkey off their back" after steering her side to their first Women's T20 World Cup match victory over England.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
COVID-19 cases in S.Korea rises to 763 with 7 deaths
Seoul, Feb 24 (IANS) South Korea reported its seventh coronavirus death and 161 new confirmed cases on Monday bringing the total number to 763, with health authorities vowing to contain the spread of the virus in the southwestern city of Daegu where more than half of the total cases were reported.
2020-02-24
Category: International, South Korea,International
People want us to believe it's a massive loss: Kohli
Wellington, Feb 24 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli admitted that his side was outplayed by New Zealand in the opening Test which they lost by 10 wickets but added that he will not think of it as a "massive one" as many people want the team to believe.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Was outstanding to beat 'strong' Indian side: Williamson
Wellington, Feb 24 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson lavished praise on his side after they defeated India by 10 wickets in the first Test on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Coronavirus toll in China reaches 2,592
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) The coronavirus death toll in mainland China has increased to 2,592 with 77,150 confirmed cases, health authorities said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, China,International
Atletico Madrid comes from behind to down Villarreal 3-1
Madrid, Feb 24 (IANS) Atletico Madrid regained its footing within Spain's La Liga Santander at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, downing Villarreal 3-1 after coming from behind and once again enjoying the spark provided by the 20-year-old Jose Felix, now off the injured list after a month hors de combat.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Ahmedabad ready to say Namaste Trump amid tight security
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Amid high security arrangements and massive decorations, Ahmedabad is ready to welcome US President Donald Trump here on Monday to participate in a roadshow with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and jointly address a gathering at the 'Namaste Trump' mega event at Motera cricket stadium.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Pak SC to hear Musharraf's plea on Monday
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court will hear on Monday an application filed by former President Pervez Musharraf challenging the apex court registrar's decision of refusing to entertain his plea against a special court's verdict that found him guilty of high treason and sentenced him to death.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Chinese Prez Xi likely to visit Pakistan soon
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Pakistan either in May or June to further expand strategic partnership and trade ties between the two neighbouring countries, acording to informed sources.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Underworld don Ravi Pujari flown to Bengaluru from SA
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Underworld don Ravi Pujari was flown to Bengaluru from South Africa, where he was arrested a day before, police said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taj city all set to welcome Trump
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) The Taj Mahal will be closed for the general public on Monday from afternoon following the visit of US President Donald Trump in the historic city later in the day, which is all set to welcome them, officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Pak closes border with Iran over COVID-19 fears
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) In view of deaths caused by novel coronavirus in Iran, Pakistan has temporarily closed its border with the neighbouring country and decided not to allow anyone to cross into Pakistan without strict screening at the entry points in Balochistan province.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
US cautions Taliban against breaking violence reduction deal
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser (NSA) Robert O'Brien has said that the US would be unlikely to sign an agreement with the Afghan Taliban should the latter fail to comply with a reduction of violence deal.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
NZ thrash India by 10 wickets in Wellington Test, take 1-0 lead
Wellington, Feb 24 (IANS) Riding on the brilliant performance of their pacers, New Zealand on Monday comfortably defeated India by 10 wickets in the first Test played at the Basin Reserve.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Trump: Looking forward to being with Indians, trip not long enough (Ld)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, who has said that he is looking forward to being with the people of India, is on the final leg of his journey to Ahmedabad after a short scheduled stopover at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, according to the pool reporter travelling with him.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,National
Kirk Douglas gives fortune to charity, snubs son Michael
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Late Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, who passed away on February 5, has left almost all of his $61 million fortune to charity and left out family, including his superstar son Michael Douglas.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for Gaza rocket fire
Gaza, Feb 24 (IANS) Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for firing a barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel, according to a press statement.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics,Terrorism
5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Iran
Tehran, Feb 24 (IANS) Another 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Qotur region in West Azerbaijan Province in the northwest of Iran, according to Iran's Seismological Centre.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Lotteries to attract uniform 28% GST rate from March 1
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Lotteries will now attract a 28 per cent uniform Goods and Services Tax (GST) from March 1.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
List of 19 signals for approaching bear market
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Using history as a guide, Bank of America Securities has floated a "bear market signposts" list for clients to help understand when stocks might be close to bear market territory.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Trump will be seventh US President to visit India
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) When Donald Trump is greeted with a crescendo of "Namastes" when he lands in Ahmedabad he will be the seventh US President to visit India while in office.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,National
Wuhan to quarantine cured patients again as several test positive
Hong Kong, Feb 24 (IANS) There is a new dangerous trend emerging in the coronavirus (COVID-19) epicentre of Wuhan as several cured patients have tested positive and were sent to quarantine again for 14 days.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,National
Trump visit could bring half of Ahmedabad to standstill
Gandhinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Almost half of Ahmedabad is likely to come to a standstill following the high-profile visit and the roadshow of US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Three American tourists lost in Uttarakhand forests rescued
Dehra Dun, Feb 23 (IANS) Three American tourists, who were lost in the forests of the Rajaji National Park near here after an impulsive decision to see it, were rescued by the police on Sunday after an over seven-hour-long search operation, police said.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Environment/Wildlife
Anandiben Patel, Yogi to receive Trump at Agra airport
Agra, Feb 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will receive US President and his family at the Agra airport on their arrival from Ahmedabad, officials said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Ahmedabad's 'Namaste Trump' mood attracted outsiders too
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Feb 23 (IANS) Photoops were visible whole day at the front gate of Motera cricket stadium where preparations were on full swing on Sunday to host US President Donal Trump on Monday at 'Namaste Trump' mega event. But, it was a historic moment for Aurangabad resident Nitesh Gupta who delayed his skin treatment only to be part of it.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Venice Carnival ended, lockdown in Italy as Covid-19 spreads
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS) The Venice Carnival was ordered shut on Sunday, two days ahead of schedule, and a lockdown imposed in party northern Italy, as authorities scramble to control the country's coronavirus outbreak, which is so far Europe's worst, reports said.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Italy,National
India suspends medical items' exports as China delays nod on special flight
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India has suspended exports of some medical items, which are in huge demand in China for the prevention of the COVID-19 infection.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
'Non-provisioning for AGR dues by telcos led to today's crisis'
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) One of the reasons why telcos are under severe financial stress over meeting AGR dues is that they never made annual provisions towards this contingent liability, like the way banks provide for NPAs against loans stuck in NCLT cases, to act as a buffer, official sources said.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL: Odisha, Kerala Blasters share points and 8 goals
Bhubaneshwar, Feb 23 (IANS) Odisha FC and Kerala Blasters played an entertaining 4-4 draw at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
SA vs AUS 2nd T20I: SA level series with 6-wicket win
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Feb 23 (IANS) South Africa levelled their three-match T20I series against Australia with 12-run win in the second match in Port Elizabeth on Sunday. Captain Quinton de Kock smashed 70 off 47 balls while Lungi Ngidi took three wickets as the Proteas levelled the series 1-1.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Trump on way to India with great expectations
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) President Donald Trump left for India on Sunday with great expectations of a record reception.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United States,National
Why most young women are stressed about their sex lives
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) More than half of young women in Australia experience some form of sexually-related personal distress -- feeling guilty, embarrassed, stressed or unhappy about their sex lives.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
J&K police arrests a woman drug peddler
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) The J&K Police, in its recent action against drug dealings in Ganderbal, have arrested a woman drug peddler and recovered contraband substance and cash from her possession.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I-League: East Bengal record comeback victory over TRAU FC
Imphal, Feb 23 (IANS) East Bengal registered an emphatic 4-2 comeback win over hosts TRAU FC at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium Imphal on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
Melania Trump's school visit not a political event: US
New Delhi/Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The US on Sunday said that the political controversy around First Lady Melania Trump visiting a Delhi school was baseless.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Women Police Station inaugurated in Doda
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) Members of Women Empowerment Centre, Doda -- Umera and Sania -- inaugurated the Women Police Station here on Sunday in the presence of Director General of Police Dilbag Singh.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Flag marches at Maujpur after pro, anti-CAA groups clash
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Tension prevailed on Sunday at Maujpur area of north-east Delhi after clashes between pro and anti-CAA groups following which police conducted flag marches to bring the situation under control.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Women's T20 WC: SA beat England by six wickets
Perth, Feb 23 (IANS) South Africa beat England by six wickets in a thriller to make a good start to their 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup campaign. Migon Du Preez, who became the first South African woman to play 100 T20Is in this match, held her nerves to hit a six and a four in the third and fourth ball of the last over of the match to see her team through.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Trump to spend 15 minute in 'Hriday Kunj', no red carpet welcome
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Feb 23 (IANS) In his maiden visit to India, US President Donald Trump will spend his first 15 minutes at "Hriday Kunj", where Mahatma Gandhi stayed for 13 years and also took the famous pledge at the beginning of Dandi March.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Nushrat Bharucha: 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' changed things for me
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) "Sony Ke Titu Ki Sweety" on Sunday completed two years since its release, and the film's lead actress Nushrat Bharucha is grateful to the audience for making the film a Rs 100-crore grosser.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shia cleric denies role in Chandrashekhar Azad's Bharat Bandh
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Shia Muslim body 'Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Hind', has refuted reports that its General Secretary Maulana Kalbe Jawad Naqvi had any role in the Bharat Bandh call given by Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad for Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NCLT approves Adani Group's bid for Delhi's Aditya Estates
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The National Company Law Tribunal's (NCLT) principal bench has approved the Adani Group's acquisition bid for the Delhi-based Aditya Estates Pvt Ltd.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Garment exports ready to capture larger market share: AEPC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Though Indias readymade garment exports showed a marginal increase in April 2019-January 2020 period, apparel exporters are confident of capturing a larger market share due to the renewed enthusiastic support of the government, the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) said in a statement on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
4 drug peddlers arrested in J&K
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Jammu & Kashmir Police have arrested four drug peddlers in two separate instances in south Kashmir's Kulgam district and recovered a huge quantity of contraband from them.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CAIT reaches out to Trump against e-commerce majors
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday sent a memorandum to US President Donald Trump asking him to advise e-commerce majors to carry out their operations in India in line with the rules and laws.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ansal, Ira win at badminton Senior Ranking Tournament
Bareilly, Feb 23 (IANS) Continuing his good show from the just-concluded Premier Badminton League, Ansal Yadav soared won the mens singles title while seventh seed Ira Sharma caused an upset to emerge the womens singles champion at the All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2020 here in Bareilly on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Underworld don Ravi Pujari extradited to India from South Africa
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Dreaded underworld don Ravi Pujari, operating from overseas, has been extradited to India from South Africa where he was arrested.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hardliners set to win Iran parliamentary elections
Tehran, Feb 23 (IANS) Hardliners are set to win Iran's parliamentary election, where voting - only 42.6 per cent - was the lowest turnout since the 1979 revolution, reports said on Sunday.1
2020-02-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
First ever Winter Games commence at Kishtwar in J&K
Kishtwar, Feb 23 (IANS) The first ever Winter Games in Kishtwar district of J&K organised by Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council commenced at village Singhpora Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
Turkey hasn't honoured Sochi agreement on Syria: Kremlin
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS) Turkey has yet to fulfill its obligations under a 2018 agreement regarding Syria's last rebel stronghold of Idlib, the Kremlin said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Former Congress J&K lawmaker resigns from party
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 23 (IANS) Congress' former Jammu and Kashmir legislator Usman Majeed on Sunday resigned from the party.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Sovereign bonds issue remains a non-starter after 7 months
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Seven months after the announcement, the sovereign bonds issue announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman remain a non-starter.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anti-CAA protest turns violent in Aligarh
Aligarh, Feb 23 (IANS) The protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) turned violent on Sunday evening after the women sitting on protest were asked to move from there.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Asian Wrestling C'ships: Jitender wins silver on final day
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Jitender Kumar on Sunday won silver in the 74kg category on the final day of the Asian Wrestling Championships at the KD Jadhav Wrestling Hall while Rahul Aware (61kg) and Deepak Punia (86kg) won bronze. Jitender was beaten 3-1 in the final by Kazakh defending champion and World Championships bronze medallist Daniyar Kaisanov.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kashmir schools to reopen on Monday
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Schools in Kashmir are all set to reopen on Monday after the winter break.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Sarpanchs, govt teachers crowd managers for 'Namaste Trump'
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) The massive crowd turnout expectations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "Namaste Trump" event here on Monday will be in the hands of Sarpanchs and government school teachers whom Gujarat government has assigned the key responsibility.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National
CPKA to design township of HPCL Rajasthan Refinery
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) CP Kukreja Architects (CPKA) is set to design the township at Barmer in Rajasthan for the HPCL Rajasthan Refinery, a joint venture company between state-run Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) and the Rajasthan government.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tharoor renews pitch for fresh elections in Congress
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday renewed his pitch for fresh election for the party organisation (CWC) and the presidential post.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ahead of Trump visit, Congress raises US-Taliban deal issue
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of US President Donald Trump's arrival in India, the opposition has raised the issue of the Afghan Taliban's deal with the US and India's energy security, with the the Congress saying that India's national interest issues must be raised with Trump as also solved amicably.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Swara Bhasker trolled for her 'I was 15-year-old in 2010' remark
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker has been once again trolled on the social media after getting her age wrong at an event.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Probe into Hindu leader's Rs 10-lakh reward for killing Amulya
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) A pro-Hindu outfit leader is under the scanner for allegedly offering a Rs 10-lakh reward to anyone killing Bengaluru student activist Amulya Leona, jailed for shouting pro-Pakistan slogans at an anti-CAA rally here on Thursday, police said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
FM apprises G-20 on steps taken to boost Indian bond market
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday apprised the G-20 countries on the steps taken in the Union Budget to open up India's bond market.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
CAIT may challenge stay on CCI probe against Amazon, Flipkart
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Following the Karnataka High Court ordering a stay on the anti-trust probe against e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) is likely to file a petition challenging the stay in the Supreme Court in the coming week.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rs 2L award to 9th Std TN student to visit NASA
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Sunday announced a cash award of Rs 2 lakh to V. Abhinaya, a ninth standard student selected to visit the US space agency NASA and also attend a space seminar there.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
India 24th country to be visited by Trump
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India is the 24th country that US President Donald Trump will be visiting since he assumed office three years ago.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Flag marches at Maujpur after pro, anti-CAA groups clashes
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The police have brought the situation under control in Maujpur and are conducting flag marches to ensure that the situation remains peaceful. The area saw tension flare up following clashes between pro and anti-CAA groups on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
I'm honoured to return to India: Ivanka Trump
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Ivanka Trump, daughter and advisor to US President Donald Trump, on Sunday hailed the "grand friendship between the world's two largest democracies".
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Minorities more secure in India: Vice President
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Secularism is in the blood and veins of every Indian and minorities are more secure in India than any other country, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
3 kids burnt to death in Odisha, CM announces ex-gratia
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Three children were burnt to death and another suffered extensive burns when a heap of straw caught fire in a village in Odisha's Ganjam district on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Have to give our bowlers a good target to defend: Krishnamurthy
Perth, Feb 23 (IANS) India need to be measured and avoid complacency in their match against Bangladesh in the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup, according to batter Veda Krishnamurthy. India took a big step in their quest to progress to the knockouts when their superior bowling effort led by spinner Poonam Yadav helped them beat defending champions Australia by 17 runs.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Indo-Russian AI coop will reach level of strategic sectors soon'
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS) Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra said on Sunday that there are good prospects of cooperation in the field of industrial artificial intelligence (AI) that would take innovation, in some years, to the same level of cooperation seen in strategic sectors like defence and nuclear energy.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Business/Economy,Technology
In gold-rich Sonbhadra, 269 villages afflicted by fluorosis
Sonbhadra, Feb 23 (IANS) Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh was in news for gold reserves, but about 10,000 villagers of 269 villages here have become disabled due to fluorosis reportedly caused by air and water pollution.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Ranji QFs: Gujarat through to semis, Saurashtra get close
Valsad (Gujarat), Feb 23 (IANS) Gujarat beat Goa and became the first team to reach Ranji Trophy 2019-20 semifinals, while Saurashtra moved closer to seal a place in the final four as the fourth day of the quarterfinal came to an end.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Veerappan's daughter joins BJP in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Slain sandalwood and ivory smuggler Veerappan's daughter Vidya Rani has joined BJP in Tamil Nadu.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Congress galvanising Bihar leaders for anti-CAA Patna rally (IANS Special)
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Congress is riding high on the popularity of student leader Kanhaiya Kumar who is leading the anti-CAA protest in Bihar which started from Champaran on January 30. Party secretary Shakil Khan, who is also a former JNU Student Union President, is also with Kanhaiya Kumar in this movement which will end up with a massive rally in Gandhi Maidan here on February 27.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Bihar,National
Punjab CM conferred with 'Adarsh Mukhya Mantri Puraskar'
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Bhartiya Chhatra Sansad (BCS) on Sunday conferred the prestigious 'Adarsh Mukhya Mantri Puraskar' (Ideal Chief Minister Award) on Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for his initiatives to ensure good governance and holistic development in the state.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I-League: Real Kashmir to host Indian Arrows in Srinagar
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Real Kashmir will be playing host to All India Football Federations (AIFF) developmental side Indian Arrows at the TRC Turf Ground in Srinagar on Monday, February 24.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
FinMin, DoT, Niti Aayog discuss options for relief to telcos
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With limited choices to balance the SC verdict and saving the telecom sector, officials of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), the Finance Ministry and Niti Aayog on Sunday held a preliminary meeting to discuss relief measures for telecom industry, which is struggling amidst huge AGR dues, and listed some possible options.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trump, Melania to visit Sabarmati Ashram on 22-km roadshow
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will visit Sabarmati Ashram, the house from where Mahatama Gandhi led his salt 'Satyagraha', 90 years ago. The entire roadshow for the mega event will now be 22 kms long.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
B'desh vs Zim ODIs: Mashrafe returns as captain
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Mashrafe Mortaza returns as captain of the Bangladesh ODI squad while two debutants will feature in their first two ODIs against Zimbabwe. Mohammad Naim and Afif Hossain have been included in the 15-man squad that was announced by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Coronavirus China's biggest health emergency: Xi
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) President Xi Jinping has said that the coronavirus epidemic that has killed over 2,400 people is China's "biggest public health emergency".
2020-02-23
Category: International, China,National
Justice Chandrachud lauds President's vast experience in law
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Supreme Court's Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Sunday praised President Ram Nath Kovind for his vast experience in matters of law and statecraft.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Abhinav guides Madras University into Round 2 of KIUG tennis
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Fresh from his big break in the Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger, Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam helped University of Madras romp past Manipur University in the opening round of the Khelo India University Games here on Saturday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Tennis
3rd party policies make compensation easy post 1st point attack
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Nearly three-quarters, around 71 per cent, of enterprises which have specific data usage guidelines for partners and subcontractors received compensation after an incident that affected suppliers they share information with, says a new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Realme X50 Pro 5G to come with Snapdragon 865 SoC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme is all set to launch its new smartphone 'X50 Pro 5G' in India on Monday and now ahead of the official debut Madhav Sheth, CEO, Realme India has revealed that the smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC and 65W SuperDart charging support.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Billboards, cut-outs of Trump, Modi dot Agra streets
Agra, Feb 23 (IANS) A day ahead of the US President Donald Trump's brief visit to the City of the Taj, huge billboards and cut-outs of him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi dotted the historic city on Sunday, including the airport and other public places.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Ghulam Nabi Azad gets invitation for Trump reception
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has been invited to attend the reception of US President Donald Trump at Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 25, a source said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong raises pitch on trade deal, H1B visas on Trump visit eve
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Questioning the interest of the government on the much-hyped Trump visit, the Congress has raised the issue of trade deal and H1B visas which have been reduced by the US administration.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Namaste Trump: Passengers need to reach Ahmedabad airport early
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In view of US President Donald Trump's visit to Ahmedabad on Monday, airlines have come out with advisories for their passengers scheduled to travel out of the city and asked them to reach the Ahemadabad airport at least three hours prior to the departure time.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Shekhar Kapur mulls legal action against makers of 'Mr India' remake
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) After actress Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Shehkar Kapur, who is known for helming the iconic film "Mr India", has expressed his disappointment over the news of a remake of the movie by director Ali Abbas Zafar.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pro, anti-CAA protesters clash in Delhi; two injured
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Sporadic incidents of stone pelting on Sunday between anti and pro-CAA groups at Maujpur in east Delhi broke a relative lull in tension over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
B'desh vs Zim: Mominul, Najmul 50s help host get close to lead
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifties from captain Mominul Haque and Najmul Hossain Shanto helped Bangladesh get within 25 runs of Zimbabwe's first innings total on Day 2 of the one off Test between the two sides at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
10K security personnel ensuring security to 'Namste Trump'
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of mega "Namaste Trump" event, the western part of Ahmedabad was turned into virtual fortress with 10,000 security personnel deployed at almost every nook and corner leading to Motera cricket stadium which will host the programme on Monday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Priyanka Chopra: Wendell Rodricks was a pioneer, a visionary
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who walked the ramp at the 15th Blenders Pride Fashion Tour paid her tribute to late fashion designer Wendell Rodricks by saying that he was the pioneer and a visionary of Indian fashion and he forever will be missed.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Shinzo Abe asks govt to draft policy to fight COVID-19
Tokyo, Feb 23 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday ordered his government to promptly draw up a basic policy to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in Japan.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Japan,National
SJVNL keen to tap power in Arunachal's LOhit basin
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Hydropower major Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) has evinced interest in tapping electricity in Arunachal Pradesh's Lohit Basin.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Business/Economy
Mughal Gardens to shut for public on day 2 of Trump's visit
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Mughal Gardens will remain closed for the general public for two days, starting Monday. The Mughal Gardens form the third circuit of the Rashtrapati Bhavan tour and are hugely popular among tourists visiting the national capital.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cute dancing baby video raises concern
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A baby video that went viral a few months back because of her moves to the Jonas Brothers "Sucker" song, has this time around raised concern among netizens.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Shaheen Bagh-style protest at Jaffrabad
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A Shaheen Bagh-style protest started at Jaffrabad metro station in northeast Delhi on Sunday after more than 200 women gathered here to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Trump, Melania to visit Bapu's Sabarmati Ashram
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will visit Sabarmati Ashram, the house from where Mahatama Gandhi led his Salt Satyagraha, ninety years ago.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rashpal, Jyoti defend their New Delhi Marathon titles
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Elite Indian runners Rashpal Singh and Jyoti Gawte thwarted a strong field of runners to successfully retain their crown at the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon 2020 here on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Swaraj Kaushal slams Wajahat as 'wajah' of Shaheen Bagh
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Late Union minister Sushma Swaraj's husband and former Governor Swaraj Kaushal has lambasted CAA interlocutor Wajahat Habibullah, calling him the "wajah" or reason for the anti-CAA blockade at Shaheen Bagh.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sidharth Shukla 'blessed' to meet his aged fan
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" winner Sidharth Shukla on Sunday made his first public appearance post the show's finale, and it seems he is on cloude nine.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Silver for Sharath, Sathiyan at Hungarian Open
Budapest, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian men's doubles pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan clinched a silver medal at the 2020 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open in Budapest. The pair put in a strong effort but eventually went down fighting 5-11, 9-11, 11-8, 9-11 to the 16th seeds Benedikt Duda and Patrick Franziska of Germany in a 30-minute summit showdown.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
COVID-19: Airports to screen passengers from 4 more countries
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Passengers arriving from Nepal, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam will also be screened for novel coronavirus infection at Indian airports, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
iQOO 3 5G to come in sub-Rs 40K price range in India
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chinese behemoth BBK Group's smartphone brand iQOO's first product, iQOO 3 5G, will be available in India on Flipkart and iqoo.com in the sub-Rs 40,000 price range.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
AIMIM leader Pathan booked for hate speech in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Waris Pathan has been booked for allegedly making a hate speech at an anti-CAA rally in Karnataka's Kalaburagi, police said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National
After Mann Ki Baat, Irani hails Purnia women, Bhagirathi Amma
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) After Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated India's "Nari Shakti" and especially mentioned about a 12-year-old who scaled new heights on his radio programme -- Mann Ki Baat, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on Sunday took to Twitter to appreciate Modi's gesture.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Armyman, who opened fire on woman, kills himself
Amaravati, Feb 23 (IANS) An armyman allegedly committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, a day after he opened fire and injured a woman.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vizion plans tie-ups with European lighting companies
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Architectural lighting company Vizion Lighting plans to build relationships and collaborations with European lighting companies along with expanding the parnership with Indian lighting designers, according to the company's founder and Managing Director Vishal Singh.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha coming to India soon: Report
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) After China, now the Mi Mix Alpha might step into India as well, as per the landing page that came up on Xiaomi's official Indian page.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Role of judiciary to be pivotal in coming days: President
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday that the role of the judiciary is bound to be pivotal amid dramatic transformations in the coming days.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Himachal sets up two waste-to-energy plants
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has set up two waste-to-energy plants in the state, an official said on Sunday. One of them is of 1.75 MW with an outlay of Rs 42 crore in Shimla, while another is of 1 MW in Manali.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Scientists spot 4G bug that can help hackers impersonate you
Berlin, Feb 23 (IANS) Researchers have found a serious vulnerability in LTE/4G mobile communication standard that can help hackers impersonate other phone users, take a streaming service subscription at your expense or publish secret company documents under someone else's identity.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Germany,Technology
US-India Tax Forum to be launched on Feb 25
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In a bilateral initiative intended to facilitate industry players and government agencies engage on global and local tax policies, the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) will launch the US-India Tax Forum on Tuesday (February 25) .
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
COVID-19: 'Red' alert issued in S.Korea as toll rises to 5
Seoul, Feb 23 (IANS) South Korea on Sunday raised its four-tier virus alert to the highest "red" level as the number of COVID-19 cases soared to 602 and the death toll rose to five.
2020-02-23
Category: International, South Korea,National
Controlling Kohli's run rate helped: Boult
Wellington, Feb 23 (IANS) New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult said that controlling Virat Kohli's scoring areas and run rate went a long way in them not allowing the Indian captain to do too much damage during the first Test in Wellington. Kohli was dismissed by bolt for 19 in the second innings after falling for two in the first.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
City of Taj gears up to welcome Trump, gets a makeover
Agra, Feb 23 (IANS) With US President Donald Trump all set to visit Agra on Monday to see the Taj Mahal, the local administration is working in full swing to give the historic city a revamped look with the wall paintings, flowers along the road, and posters and cutouts placed on several streets.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Amazon acquires Turkish startup DataRow
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) E-commerce giant Amazon has completed the acquisition of Turkish data processing startup company DataRow.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Daboo Ratnani's Kiara calendar photo in plagiarism row
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani has recently made her debut in ace photographer Daboo Ratnani's calendar 2020. But Kiara's photograph did not go down well with a section of social media users.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shah reviews Ahmedabad security ahead of Trump's visit
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday arrived here to take stock of security arrangements.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Have been a little too watchful while batting: Ashwin
Wellington, Feb 23 (IANS) India off-spinner R. Ashwin feels he has been too watchful lately while batting and said he needs to correct that approach and be positive in order to get runs, after failing with the bat in the first Test against New Zealand.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Adline Castelino to represent India at Miss Universe pageant 2020
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANSlife) Adline Castelino has been selected to represent India at Miss Universe pageant 2020.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
CJI says privacy a concern, proposes one law on environment
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chief Justice S.A. Bobde said the widespread use of technology has also brought with it concerns over mass data collection and an individual's right to privacy; and also insisted on a single system laws cutting across various environmental issues.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Residents block Jasola road demanding clearing of protest site
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Local people demanding opening of the road blocked due to the anti-CAA protests in Shaheen Bagh have started their own demonstration and have in turn blocked the main Jasola road here.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Circus lion feels grass for the first time in 13 years
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) There is nothing worse than a life led in captivity. None can feel it more than the born-free who is always suppose to live free.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indonesia's Johan defends title in int'l triathlon c'ship
Jakarta, Feb 23 (IANS) Indonesian triathlete Jauhari Johan has defended his champion title in the elite man category during an international triathlon championship in the country's South Sumatra province, media reported.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Other Sports
Increased volatility ahead of Trump visit & Feb futures expiry
The Week gone by saw markets lose on three of the four trading days and register small weekly losses at close. BSESENSEX closed the week with losses of 87.62 points or 0.21 per cent to end at 41,170.12 points. NIFTY was down 32.60 points or 0.27 per cent to close at 12,080.85 points. The broader markets saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 0.17 per cent, 0.08 per cent and 0.06 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 0.21 per cent while BSESMALLCAP was up 0.44 per cent.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Shaheen Bagh eagerly awaits SC hearing on Monday
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Its business as usual at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, the venue of the ongoing protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, even after several rounds of talks between the protesters and the Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nawaz was also 'selected' PM: Bilawal
Lahore, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has targeted the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, saying that like Imran Khan the PML-N supreme leader Nawaz Sharif too had been 'selected (by the establishment) for the post of Pakistan premier.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Shekhar Kapur takes a dig on Zafar's 'Mr India' remake
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) After actress Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Shehkar Kapur, who is known for helming the iconic film "Mr India", has expressed his disappointment over the news of a remake of the movie by director Ali Abbas Zafar.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Here's what Rishi Kapoor wants young directors to follow
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has shared a piece of advice for the young directors.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump to call for India-Pakistan talks: Report
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will urge both India and Pakistan to maintain peace and stability along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir and refrain from actions or statements that could increase tensions in the region, a media report on Sunday quoted a senior US administration official.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Hoarding outside Motera stadium gate collapses (Ld)
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Even as preparations were on in full swing for the arrival of US President Donald Trump at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, a a hoarding outside a VVIP gate crashed at the venue leading to embarrassment for the authorities here.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Tripura government teachers facing termination hold protest
Agartala, Feb 23 (IANS) A section of around 10,323 Tripura government teachers, facing termination of jobs due to a court verdict, on Sunday held a sit-in demonstration in Agartala demanding the setting up of alternative arrangements to protect their jobs, a leader of the teacher's body said.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education
Habibullah files affidavit in SC on Shaheen Bagh blockade
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Wajahat Habibullah, who is involved in the ongoing efforts to lift the blockade at Shaheen Bagh, has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, spelling out a solution to clear the road at the anti-CAA protest site here.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
5G smartphones to make up 15% of market in 2020
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) A research report by Strategy Analytics has claimed that the number of 5G smartphones is expected to grow more than tenfold to reach 199 million shipments worldwide which translates to an estimated 15 per cent of all smartphone shipments, up from just 1 per cent in 2019.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
7 killed in quake near Turkey-Iran border
Ankara, Feb 23 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and five others injured after an earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale struck near the Turkey-Iran border on Sunday, officials said.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Amitabh Bachchan pens emotional post for daughter Shweta
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta recently organised her clothing label MxS' first fashion show, and the former is feeling super emotional.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Adequate cushion available to deal coronavirus disruptions'
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India Inc has adequate cushion available to deal with any temporary disruptions caused due to coronavirus outbreak, industry body Assocham said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Temporary archway collapses at Motera stadium
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Even as preparations were on in full swing for the arrival of US President Donald Trump at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, a temporary gate crashed down at the venue leading to embarrassment for the authorities here.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Three youths killed in Hyderabad accident
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Three youths were killed and one injured in an accident involving their car in Karmanghat area of Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday, police said.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I-League: Real Kashmir seek home comfort against Indian Arrows
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Real Kashmir FC would be looking to overturn their slump in form against Indian Arrows in an I-League clash here on Monday. After getting beaten in their last two matches, Kashmir would look to get full three points against the foreigner-less Arrows.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
Priti Patel accused of bullying civil servants: Report
London, Feb 23 (IANS) The UK's Home Secretary Priti Patel has been accused of bullying senior civil servants over the last five years, a media report said.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Trump & India: Solid business ties with realty projects
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will be on his first official visit to India on Monday but he has had a longstanding business relationship with India through his real estate projects in the country.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Goa to host ISL final : Nita Ambani
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Nita Ambani, Founding Chairperson, Football Sports Development Limited on Sunday announced Goa as the venue to host the final of Indian Super League. The summit clash is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. on March 14.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Mild tremors felt in Assam, Nagaland
Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) Two separate mild earthquakes with a magnitude 2.8 to 3.4 hit some parts of Assam and Nagaland on Sunday. There was no report of any damage or casualty, an official said.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MiG-29K crashes off Goa, pilot safe: Indian Navy
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) A MiG-29K aircraft crashed off Goa during a routine training sortie on Sunday morning, the Indian Navy said in a statement.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Archer Pawan looks forward to making mark at KIUG
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Four years ago when Pawan started archery few people in Dhansu, a small Haryana village, knew about the future prospects of the sport. He had played handball as a kid and even tried football, but he was stuck on picking an individual sport to specialise in.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
As Gujarat warms up for visit, Modi says 'honour' to host Trump
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Twenty-four hours before the Trumps land in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he is "looking forward" to welcoming US President Donald Trump.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Abstractionist Mehlli Gobhai's retrospective to kick off in Mumbai
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANSlife) A retrospective exhibition of Mehlli Gobhai (1931-2018), one of Indias most distinguished and pathbreaking abstractionists, will go on view at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai early March.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Japanese player Nishioka enters Delray Beach Open final
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Japanese player Nishioka Yoshihito has rallied to beat sixth seed Ugo Humbert of France 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the semifinal of the Delray Beach Open.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Badminton
ISF president upbeat about Gymnasiade 2020 amid virus outbreak
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) Laurent Petrynka, president of the International School Sport Federation (ISF), has expressed his gratitude for, and confidence in, China's efforts in preparing for Gymnasiade 2020 scheduled for late October in Jinjiang in Fujian province.
2020-02-23
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Agra recalls visit of US Prez Eisenhower with Nehru (IANS Exclusive)
Agra, Feb 23 (IANS) While the historic town of Agra in Uttar Pradesh is all set to welcome US President Donald Trump on Monday, people here recalled the visit of 34th American President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1959 along with first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Rising star Jyotika wins fencing gold at Khelo India games
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Size does not always matter. Ask Himachal Pradeshs Jyotika Dutta, the epee specialist who is taking the Indian fencing world by storm. Petite, lean and more often than not the shorter fencer in a competition, that has rarely come in her way of overpowering taller and bigger opponents.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Trump's 'Baahubali' avatar is a hit
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A video showing "Baahubali" Trump fighting enemies on battlefield, riding a chariot with Melania along with his children Trump Jr and Ivanka on his shoulders, has netizens in splits.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
1st Test: Rahane, Vihari fight back after Boult show (Roundup)
Wellington, Feb 23 (IANS) Pace spearhead Trent Boult snared three wickets as New Zealand maintained an upper hand over India who had Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari to thank for their resistance as the visitors ended the third day on 144/4, still 39 runs behind the hosts' lead, in the first Test at the Basin Reserve here on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Fortnite star Ninja's Twitter account hacked
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) Fortnite star, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins Twitter account is the latest high profile account to get taken over by hackers.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by 2020 end
Paris, Feb 23 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has said that he was "not sure" a UK-European Union (EU) trade deal will be struck by December 31, the end of the Brexit transition period.
2020-02-23
Category: International, France,Politics
Will coronavirus cases drop with arrival of summer?
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Even as the world community is racing against time to find an effective solution to contain the novel coronavirus, several political leaders and even others including doctors and researchers have pinned hope that the virus would not be this deadly with the arrival of summer.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Robot Pepe to make Delhi students wash their hands!
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With the coronavirus fear looming large all over the world, a social robot will be nudging your son and daughter to wash hands before eating. Sounds surreal?
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cat in the mirror amuses netizens
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A cat, named Roscoe, looking at its own reflection in a magnifying mirror, has taken the internet by storm.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Scientific temper, adventure sports in Modi's Mann Ki Baat
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about unity, "Nari Shakti", enhancing the scientific temper of the youth and importance of adventure sports during the 62nd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday. While he wished Indians for the upcoming celebrations of Holi, Gudi Padwa and the Indian new year, the Prime Minister reminded that the festivals carry a message of unity in them.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Trump shares 'Baahubali' video, says looking forward to India
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Before setting off for India on a two-day visit, US President Donald Trump tweeted a morphed video clip of the Indian film 'Baahubali' on his Twitter handle with a message.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Odisha CM files nomination for BJD President post
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik filed his nomination papers for Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President's post at the party's headquarters here on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Harry-Meghan makes statement after dropping Sussex Royal brand
London, Feb 23 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have made an extraordinary statement laying bare their frustrations after being forced to drop their Sussex Royal brand, the media reported.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Turkey to open 1st-ever space training centre
Ankara, Feb 23 (IANS) Turkey is set to open the country's first-ever space training centre, it was reported.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
UN concerned over Afghan election result crisis
Kabul, Feb 23 (IANS) The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has said that it was "extremely concerned" over the two man contenders -- President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah -- disputing the results of the September 2019 presidential election.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
This jumbo has a way with water sprinkler
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A mesmerising video of an elephant playing at a water sprinkler has gone viral and the internet is in love with the clip.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Realme's Smart TVs coming to India in Q2 2020
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Realme was expected to unveil its smart TV on February 24 in Barcelona, Spain but with Mobile World Congress cancelled we don't have a global launch date but now in an interview on YouTube, Realme's Indian CEO Madhav Sheth revealed the smart TVs will arrive in India in Q2 2020.
2020-02-23
Category: International, China,Technology
Kerala school students to learn English at hi-tech IT labs
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) The Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has launched E3 (Enjoy, Enhance & Enrich) an ambitious project for enhancing and enriching the English language proficiency of students by making use of hi-tech lab facilities in schools, said an official.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education
S.Korea reports 4th COVID-19 death as cases spike to 556
Seoul, Feb 23 (IANS) South Korea reported its fourth death from the new coronavirus on Sunday and added 123 new cases to bring the total confirmed cases to 556.
2020-02-23
Category: International, South Korea,International
Serie A games affected due to spread of coronavirus
Milan, Feb 23 (IANS) Fears of the spread of novel coronavirus has led to Inter Milan's game against Sampdoria among three Serie A fixtures to be postponed.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Italy,National
Underworld don Ravi Pujari detained in SA, likely to be deported
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Dreaded underworld don Ravi Pujari, operating from overseas, has been reportedly arrested in South Africa and efforts are on for his deportation to India.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Austrian Stefan Kraft claims 20th career ski jumping WC win
Bucharest, Feb 23 (IANS) Stefan Kraft of Austria has grabbed his fourth ski jumping World Cup win of the season and 20th overall in Rasnov, Romania and extended his lead in the overall ranking table.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Romania,Sports,Other Sports
ALERT: PM: Opening up Sriharikota was to encourage scientific temper so rocket launching can be experienced
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2020-02-23
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,