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Wipro techies run in 125 cities across 34 countries
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Thousands of techies of software major Wipro ran in a marathon it conducted on Sunday in 125 cities across 34 countries the world over to uphold its core values.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Business/Economy
Ayushman Bharat will prove jumla: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Calling it a personal relations exercise, Aam Aadmi Party head Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme will prove to be another 'jumla'.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Kannada actor, three accomplices arrested on assault charge
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Kannada cine star 'Duniya' Vijay and his three friends were arrested here on charge of assaulting a gym trainer, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bourdain remembered at final 'Parts Unknown' screening
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's last voiceover for "Parts Unknown" was about how he always tried to do his best.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Irrfan Khan's 'Doob: No Bed of Roses' is Bangladesh's Oscar entry
Dhaka, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan-starrer "Doob - No Bed of Roses", which was once banned in Bangladesh, has been chosen as the country's official entry for the Academy Awards 2019.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
BJP team visits West Bengal town after killing of two youths
Raigunj (West Bengal), Sep 23 (IANS) Situation remained tense at Islampur in Bengal's North Dinajpur district even on Sunday, three days after the alleged killing of two youths during a clash between agitating students and the police over the recruitment of new teachers at a local school.
2018-09-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India condemns terror attack in Iran
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India on Sunday strongly condemned a terror attack in Iran that claimed the lives of at least 24 persons.
2018-09-23
Category: International, India,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Jilted lover stabs, injures minor girl, her mother
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A young man was arrested on Sunday on charge of stabbing and injuring a minor girl and her mother in east Delhi after his marriage proposal was turned down.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Muzaffarpur ex-Mayor, driver shot dead
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Muzaffarpur Mayor Samir Kumar and his driver were shot dead on Sunday night by unidentified assailants in the Bihar town, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kannada actor, three accomplices arrested on assault charge
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Kannada cine star 'Duniya' Vijay and his three friends were arrested here on charge of assaulting a gym trainer (Maruti Gowda), police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Healthcare scheme to benefit 15.50 lakh families in Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) that aims to provide health coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting 15.50 lakh poor families in the state.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Community football initiative by EPL trains 45 coaches in India
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) With focus on expanding the reach and awareness of football and locating talents at the grass root level, 45 community football coaches from across India completed the phase two of their training programme here on Sunday under the Premier Skills initiative.
2018-09-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
FIFA conference presents deep analysis of World Cup in Russia
London, Sep 23 (IANS) The FIFA Football Conference was held here on Sunday to present a deep analysis of all 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Over 40% companies surveyed expect RBI to hike rates: CII
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Over 40 per cent of Indian firms expect the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will go in for another interest rate hike in the current fiscal, industry chamber CII said on Sunday, citing its survey.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide to life
Cairo, Sep 23 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced the Supreme Guide of Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie to life imprisonment over storming a police station in the Upper Egypt's province of Minya in 2013, the media reported.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Reigning US Open champion Osaka withdraws from Wuhan Open
Wuhan (China), Sep 23 (IANS) Reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka of Japan withdrew from the Wuhan Open on Sunday due to a viral illness.
2018-09-23
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Napoli tops Torino 3-1 thanks to brace from Insigne
Turin (Italy), Sep 23 (IANS) Napoli defeated Torino 3-1 on Sunday in Serie A action to temporarily share the top spot in the Italian league table with Juventus, which will take on Frosinone.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Commander Tomy safe, will be rescued soon: Navy
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy, who is stranded in the south Indian Ocean following his boat wreck during the Golden Globe Race 2018, is safe and would be rescued soon, the Navy said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, kills two
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) The army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid and killed two militants in Tangdhar sector on the Line of Control (LoC).
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Ghani cancels US trip after Trump declines meeting
Kabul (IANS) Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani cancelled his visit to New York to attend the UN General Assembly (UNGA) meeting after his American counterpart Donald Trump declined to meet him, a media report said Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra (Roundup)
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) A ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator of his party were on Sunday gunned down by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asia Cup: Malik, Sarfraz guide Pakistan to 237/7 against India
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) Shoaib Malik's disciplined innings along with useful contribution from Sarfraz Ahmed helped Pakistan post 237/7 against India in the Super Four tie of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
North East has emerged as hub of human trafficking in India : Mir
Shillong, Sep 23 Sep 23 (IANS) Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir said India's North East has emerged as hub of human trafficking in India where unemployment, poverty, migration for search of jobs are some of the reasons of human trafficking, an official statement said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Youth, part of 'Ganesh Chaturthi' procession, dragged, killed by cab driver
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A youth was killed after he was overrun and his body dragged for some distance by a cab driver, who was trying to flee after hitting two others with his vehicle, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Prashant Bhushan demands JPC in Rafale deal
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe, senior Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan on Sunday said here the Rafale fighter aircraft deal as India's largest defence scam.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Five men injured in group clash
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Five persons were injured in a group clash in south Delhi, following which cross cases were registered against both parties, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hindu body demands 'equal rights' for Hindus
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Hindu intellectuals and academicians on Sunday demanded the removal of government control over temples.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
19 rescued by IAF in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) An Indian Air Force chopper rescued 19 people on Saturday in Himachal Pradesh as they were stuck in a flashflood triggered by continuous heavy rain, officials said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Arunachal CM launches universal healthcare scheme
Itanagar, Sep 23 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday dedicated the Chief Minister Aarogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY), a universal healthcare scheme of the state government, to the people of the state.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
National Sports Awards are needlessly getting controversial (Column: Just Sport)
The monsoon months are considered a silly season when nothing happens in Indian sport. Its no longer. Ever since the birth anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand is commemorated as the National Sports Day there is a lot of excitement as August 29 is also the day to receive national sports awards.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Shah, Modi can't make Parrikar resign, fearing Rafale exposure
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday alleged that top BJP leaders including President Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had "no courage" to ask ailing Manohar Parrikar to step down as Chief Minister of Goa, because Parrikar, a former Defence Minister, had a lot of information about the Rafale deal.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Congress-BJP dogfight over Rafale intensifies (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The political dogfight over the Rafale deal peaked on Sunday with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking to discredit former France President Francois Hollande's revelation about choice of the offset partner and even found a link to his claim to Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Andhra CM says shocked over killing of MLA, ex-lawmaker
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday expressed shock over the killing of his party MLA and a former legislator by Maoists in Visakhapatnam district earlier in the day.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SBI reassures NBFCs on liquidity concerns
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Sunday asked non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) not to worry about credit availability as it would continue to support them.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India, Egypt may hold joint military drill
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian and Egyptian defence forces will "intensify" their training interactions and the two nations are also working towards holding joint exercises.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Delhi government schools to have alumni meetings
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi government will organise alumni meetings in all its schools to reconnect and collaborate with its former students, Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Lopetegui happy with 3 points against Espanyol
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Real Madrid may have produced arguably their least convincing performance of the campaign, but it was still enough for them to defeat Espanyol.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Kejriwal challenges Shah for a public debate at Ramlila Maidan
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday challenged BJP President Amit Shah for a public debate at the Ramlila Maidan here on the performance of the BJP-led Central government and the Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi government.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sinaloa loses first match under Maradona in Mexican Second Division
Oaxaca (Mexico), Sep 23 (IANS) The Oaxaca Alebrijes edged the Sinaloa Dorados 1-0 in Mexican Second-Division football action, handing the squad its first loss under Argentine legend Diego Armando Maradona.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Mushairas to be held to commemorate Mahatma's birth anniversary
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Minority Affairs Ministry will organise 'mushairas' (social gatherings at which Urdu poetry is read) across the country as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, the government announced on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Supporters of slain Andhra MLA, ex-lawmaker attack two police stations
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Araku constituency in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday as relatives and supporters of a slain sitting TDP legislator and a former state lawmaker attacked two police stations.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meeting with Trump not on table: Erdogan
Istanbul, Sep 23 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York next week is not currently on the table.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Students shifting from private to government schools: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said students are shifting from private to government schools for the first time in history after his party came to power and transformed the system.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Maharaja Hari Singh remembered on 124th birth anniversary
Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Dogra ruler, Maharaja Hari Singh, was remembered on his 124th birth anniversary here on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ayushmann learns multiple dialects for 'Badhaai Ho'
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who will next be seen in Amit Ravindernath Sharma's "Badhaai Ho", learnt three dialects for the family comedy.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Crime against women rising in Odisha: BJP leader
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) BJP Mahila Morcha President Vijaya Rahatkar on Sunday claimed that rape incidents were on the increase in Odisha but the state government had not taken steps to tackle increasing crime against women and children.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy rains continue in Himachal, rivers in spate
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) The southwest monsoon remained aggressive on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh with most of the areas experiencing heavy to extremely heavy rains, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways. All the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Demographically important chess nations in Asia need special attention: Arkady Dvorkovich
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, a serious contender for the FIDE-world chess body presidents post, said demographically important chess playing nations like India, China, Indonesia and Japan deserve FIDE's special attention for promoting chess.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Petrol rises to Rs 89.97 in Mumbai, diesel up again (Lead, correcting figure in Para 5)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As transport fuel prices continued their upward run across the metros, petrol was selling three paise short of the psychological Rs 90 per litre mark in Mumbai at Rs 89.97 on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rahul asks Modi, Jaitley to 'stop lying', reiterates Rafale JPC demand
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Dismissing Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's latest defence of the government over the choosing of an offset partner in the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asked him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "stop lying" and instead order for a JPC probe.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Pliskova ends Osaka's winning streak, claims Pan Pacific Open title
Tachikawa (Japan), Sep 23 (IANS) Former World No. 1 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic won an upset victory over Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-4, 6-4 to win the Pan Pacific Open title in Tokyo, putting an end to Osaka's 10-match winning streak.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Twitter analyses bug delivering user-interactions to wrong accounts
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is now mailing and checking facts with all the developers who may have been impacted by a bug in its "Account Activity Application Programming Interface" (AAAPI).
2018-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Empowerment is a gift you give yourself: Milind Soman at Pinkathon
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A team of visually challenged girls, hearing impaired girls, cancer 'sheroes', 'baby-wearing' mothers and senior citizens were among the participants at the sixth edition of Pinkathon here on Sunday. Actor and Pinkathon founder Milind Soman says ladies need to realise that a healthy nation and a healthy world begins with empowered women.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Health/Medicine
Club will not play La Liga game in US, says Real Madrid president
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said on Sunday that the club will not play a competitive regular-season La Liga match in the United States.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Odisha promotes sports tourism with men's hockey world cup
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) The Odisha government is leaving no stone unturned to project the state as a sports destination ahead of men's hockey World Cup to be held here in November and December.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
After SC rap, WhatsApp appoints Grievance Officer for India
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) After being pulled up by the Supreme Court for not appointing a Grievance Officer and complying with other laws of India, WhatsApp on Sunday appointed Komal Lahiri as the Grievance Officer for the country.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Himachal Governor, CM launch Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Governor Acharya Devvrat here on Sunday jointly launched the 'Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana' in the state.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Church acting against protesters in nun rape case: Official
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 23 (IANS) With the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal in the nun rape case, Church authorities have begun to take action against those who supported the 14-day protest by five nuns at Kochi in the matter, a Church official said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal speaks lie loudly, publicly: Shah
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "speaking lies boldly and publicly" and said that he is stalling the development work in the national capital.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Valladolid rallies for 3-3 draw against Celta Vigo in La Liga
Vigo (Spain), Sep 23 (IANS) Valladolid rallied from a two-goal deficit to secure a 3-3 away draw against Celta Vigo in La Liga action.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Modi violated secrecy oath in Rafale deal: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Intensifying its attack over the raging Rafale controversy, the Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating the oath of secrecy by revealing details of the new deal to an industrialist who subsequently became an offset partner instead of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
RK Studios comes alive with Ganpati Visarjan celebrations
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, along with his father Rishi Kapoor and uncles Randhir and Rajiv, kept to tradition and celebrated Ganpati Visarjan with full enthusiasm amidst a sea of fans at the iconic RK Studios, which has been put up for sale.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Asia Cup: Pakistan to bat against unchanged India
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against India in the Super Four tie of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Involve financial advisers, Delhi government tells officials
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi government has directed all administrative Secretaries to involve Integrated Financial Advisers (IFA) in all proposals related to different departments that have economic and financial implications, official sources said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Combining multiple CCTV images may help catch suspects
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Combining multiple poor quality CCTV images into a single, computer-enhanced composite could improve the accuracy of facial recognition systems used to identify criminal suspects, a new study has found.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
James puts Bayern on road to 2-0 victory over Schalke
Berlin, Sep 23 (IANS) The Colombian James Rodriguez scored the first goal for Bayern and provoked the penalty that led to the second, scored by Robert Lewandowski, in a 2-0 home stadium victory over Schalke that put the Bavarians on top of the Bundesliga.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Only talent fetches audience in long run, says casting director
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Even as a slew of Bollywood celebrities' children are ready to take the plunge into the world of showbiz, casting director Dinesh Sudarshan Soi says talent comes first as that's what matters in the long run.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shilpa Shetty faces racism at Sydney airport
Sydney, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Sunday alleged that she faced an unpleasant experience for being "brown" at the Sydney airport over her cabin luggage. Upset by an official who was curt, she says people's tone must not change with preference to colour.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tanzania ferry toll reaches 225
Dodoma, Sep 23 (IANS) The death toll in the Tanzania ferry capsize increased to 225 on Sunday with the recovery of seven more bodies, according to authorities.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Tanzania,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Katie Price checks into rehab
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) TV personality Katie Price has checked into rehab to get treated for her post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Fiorentina routs SPAL 3-0 in Serie A
Florence (Italy), Sep 23 (IANS) Fiorentina claimed its third win of the current Serie A season, defeating visiting SPAL 3-0 at Stadio Artemio Franchi here.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Ravana was born in Noida village: BJP MP Swamy
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) Ravana was born in Noida unlike late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's belief that the Lankan king was a Dravidian like him, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy said here on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Religion
Rupee's fall indicates rise in black money: Swamy
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee is falling because the currency is exiting the country in the form of black money, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Getafe's woes against Atletico Madrid continue in 2-0 loss
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Getafe's ineptitude against Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid continued with a 0-2 loss at home.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real Madrid beat Espanyol 1-0
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) A goal by Marco Asensio shortly before half time, which was first disallowed by the referee and then conceded by the VAR, gave Real Madrid a narrow 1-0 win at Santiago Bernabeu stadium against Espanyol.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Toluca defeat Necaxa to sit at third place in Mexican Apertura
Toluca (Mexico), Sep 23 (IANS) The Diablos del Toluca defeated Necaxa 3-2 in a match of alternate dominance and jumped to third place in the classification of the 2018 Apertura tournament in Mexican football meet.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Indian team to visit China for football friendly
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As part of their preparation for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, India will play an international football friendly against China on October 13, it was announced on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Cruz Azul defeats Atlas, secures lead in Mexico's Apertura meet
Mexico City, Sep 23 (IANS) Cruz Azul, coached by Portuguese Pedro Caixinha, went back to its winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Atlas to secure its leadership position in the Apertura 2018 football tournament here.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Congress has done politics over poverty: Modi
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Congress had done politics for decades in the name of poverty eradication.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra (Third Lead)
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) A ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator of his party were shot dead on Sunday by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JeM commander killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) A top commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) terror outfit was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama District, polce said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
2 civilians inadvertently cross LoC into Pakistan
Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) Two civilians are believed to have inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and entered the Pakistan controlled side, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64 (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, niece of the legendary Guru Dutt and acclaimed for making women-oriented films like "Rudaali", "Ek Pal, "Daman" and "Chingaari", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure at the age of 64.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Petrol price rises to Rs 89.97 in Mumbai
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As transport fuel prices continued their upward run across metros, petrol was selling Rs 89.97 a litre in Mumbai on Sunday, just 3 paise short of Rs 90.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rahul Gandhi to visit to MP on Sep 27 & 28
Bhopal, Sep 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi will visit Madhya Pradesh on September 27 and 28.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Rahul speaking Pakistan's language to target Modi: Law Minister
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday attacked Rahul Gandhi saying that the Congress President and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan were using the same language to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the controversial Rafale jet deal.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
India launches world's largest state-run healthcare programme
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the 'Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)' here, hailing it as the "worlds biggest state-run healthcare scheme".
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Three held in Tripura, arms and ammunition seized
Agartala, Sep 23 (IANS) Three youths were arrested and two firearms and ammunition were seized from them on Sunday in southern Tripura's Sabroom, a town along the India-Bangladesh border, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) A ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator of his party were shot dead on Sunday by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gunmen abduct civilian in J&K's Sopore
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) A civilian was abducted by unidentified gunmen in north Kashmir's Sopore area, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kriti Kharbanda shares screen space with Ranveer Singh
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Kriti Kharbanda, who was seen on the big screen in "Yamla Pagla Deewana : Phir Se", will now share the frame with actor Ranveer Singh -- but for an ad commercial.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New robot may help in harvesting crops
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Researchers have developed an advanced sweet pepper harvesting robot that is designed to operate in a single stem row cropping system, with non-clustered fruits and little leaf occlusion.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Himachali tribal women fight patriarchy for their inheritance rights (Social Feature)
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Even as triple talaq or instant divorce has caught the nation's attention, things are still unfair for tribal women of Himachal Pradesh. Nestled in the remote and inaccessible terrain of the Himalayan state are women who inherit only trouble instead of assets after the death of their parents and even husbands.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Andhra MLA, ex-leader shot dead by Maoists
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) Maoists on Sunday shot dead a ruling TDP MLA and a former party leader in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Railways to install latest signalling system on Mathura-Vadodara route
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Rescinding its earlier decision, the Railways will now push for only an 850 km section between Mathura and Vadodara to be equipped with a modern signalling system at an estimated cost of about Rs 2,000 crore.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Maoists gun down Andhra MLA
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) Maoists on Sunday gunned down a ruling TDP MLA in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
India launches world's largest state-run healthcare programme
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the 'Ayushman Bharat -Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)' here deemed as the "worlds largest government funded healthcare programme", targeting more than 50 crore beneficiaries.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
More global summits in line to bring surge of climate actions
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Just over a week after commitments by investors, business communities and governments to step up actions at the Global Climate Action Summit, another two global dialogues both in New York next week, were the line to push actions towards bolder solutions to tackle climate change, experts said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, India,National,Environment/Wildlife
Danniella Westbrook battling womb cancer
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer. She says she is scared of dying.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi hospital treats Iraqi girl with rare spinal disease
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A 19-year-old Iraqi girl has been given a new lease of life after a team of doctors from the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital here successfully treated her for a rare spinal disease.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Music labels tend to interfere in creative content: Nikhita Gandhi
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) With a series of songs in recently released films like "Manmarziyaan", "Mitron", "Stree", "Sanju" and "Beyond the Clouds", Bollywood playback singer Nikhita Gandhi is on a roll. She believes that while Bollywood music is becoming diverse for new talent, indie music is still a tough place to survive for newcomers.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yami's dad took time to accept her short hair look
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Yami Gautam, who had to chop her hair for upcoming film "Uri", says her father took some time to accept her new look as she had long and thick hair earlier.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Heavy rains halt traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway
Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was halted on Sunday due to heavy rains.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rupee movement, F&O expiry to drive equity market next week (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The domestic equity market's movement in the coming week will be driven by the rupee's movementas well as futures and options expiry, besides the message from the Finance Minister's meeting with the heads of public sector banks (PSBs).
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Law catching up with Akhilesh-Mayawati as they ready for alliance (News Analysis)
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj party (BSP) supremo Mayawati -- sworn enemies till not long ago -- are making all efforts to stitch up a united force in Uttar Pradesh against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 2019 general elections, the law seems to be catching up with both of them.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ganesh procession underway in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession was underway here on Sunday amid tight security.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Kejriwal urges rent-free land, houses for Mohalla Clinics
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the people living in the national capital to provide rent-free land or houses to the Delhi government for setting-up of the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Louis Tomlinson in tears on 'X Factor'
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Louis Tomlinson was moved to tears on "X Factor" after a contestant gave a powerful audition in tribute to his late mother.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Comcast bags Sky for $40 billion, outbids Disney, Fox
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Cable giant Comcast outbid 21st Century Fox and the Walt Disney Co. for Sky Television by offering nearly $40 billion for the satellite-TV service that boasts 23 million customers in five European countries.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Zendaya open to 'Little Mermaid' live action film
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Zendaya says she would be open to feature in a "Little Mermaid" live action film.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Police 'frustrated' dealing social media rows rather than burglaries
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Police now spend too much of their time dealing with social media bust-ups -- such as Facebook and Twitter -- rather than tackling more serious crimes like burglary, a top cop has claimed.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Cheaper Pakistani imports, high tax at home hurt Indian cement industry'
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Cheaper cement imports from Pakistan are hurting the domestic industry, which is already reeling under the impact of low demand and high GST, cement producers in Punjab and Kerala claim.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
8 of 10 people unaware of having cancer risk genes
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Due to the absence of routine screening, more than 80 per cent of people are unaware of their genetic risk for cancers of the breast, ovarian, prostate and pancreas, a study of over 50,000 people has shown.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Jokers: Make merry with bold cocktails, scrumptious appetizers (Foodie Trail - Noida)
Noida, Sep 23 (IANS) Just like old times, when jokers or jesters would perform to entertain royalty, Jokers -- an attractive lounge with a quirky set-up -- promises to delight its patrons by offering a "royal dining" experience. But does it live up to its theme? Lets find out.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Art/Culture/Books,Features,IANS Life
Theroux calls split with Aniston 'gentle separation'
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Justin Theroux has opened about his separation with actress and former wife Jennifer Aniston, saying theres no bad blood between them.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, niece of the legendary Guru Dutt and acclaimed for making women-oriented films like "Rudaali", "Ek Pal, "Daman" and "Chingaari", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure, said her spokesperson. She was 64.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Jaitley questions Hollande's claims, says erroneous to suggest partnership in Rafale deal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The slugfest over the Rafale deal continued on Sunday with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley citing conflicting media reports on Francois Hollande's claims regarding a private firm becoming an as offset partner in the jet deal at the instance of Modi government and asserting that there was "no partnership as suggested by the former French President".
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Matka Man: From London to Delhi on a thirst-quenching mission (IANS Special Series)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) On a scorching summer day, the likes of which are plentiful in Delhi, what one needs most is a glass of water to quench one's thirst, more so for those who toil in the unbearable heat to earn their livelihoods. The hundreds of civic workers, rickshaw pullers, street vendors and road sweepers cannot afford to buy water several times a day from vending kiosks. To their rescue come the "matkas", or traditional earthen pitchers, installed at different parts of the city which seem to get magically filled up with water every single day.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Special Series,Features,Human Interest/Society
2 main accused in Rewari gang-rape arrested
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) The Haryana Police's Special Investigating Team (SIT) on Sunday arrested the two main accused in the Rewari gang-rape case.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan opposition holds government responsible for India debacle
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan's two major opposition parties have held the present government responsible for the latest diplomatic debacle following New Delhi's refusal to hold a meeting between the two foreign ministers in New York.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Jimmy Sheirgill to debut on TV with reality show
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Jimmy Sheirgill is making his debut on the small screen as the host of a reality show "Castrol Garage Guru - The Super Mechanic Show". Lauding the evolution of television, he says he would love to do something in the fiction space as well.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Grooming rural youth in Cloud must for inclusive innovation in India: AWS (Tech Trend)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Amid a talented pool of tech entrepreneurs and start-ups in India live millions of women and under-represented communities, chasing opportunities to enter the new digital world, and the onus is right on the tech giants to skill them and bridge the digital divide, says a top Amazon Web Services (AWS) executive.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Alisha Khan hopes to share frame with Mahesh Bhatt
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Alisha Khan, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film "The Dark Side of Life: Mumbai City", says she hopes to share screen space with filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt in her next project.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google brings audio streaming, download quality controls to YouTube Music
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Google is now rolling out audio streaming and download quality controls for YouTube Music on the Android operating system (OS), the media reported.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tobacco display bans effective in reducing smoking in children
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17 per cent, claimed a new research.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Channing Tatum ready to get back to work
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Channing Tatum, who has not been doing films for a long time following his split with actress Jenna Dewan, is keen on getting back to work.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nun rape: Bishop brought to convent where abuse took place
Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 23 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been arrested for raping a nun and presently in police custody after his bail plea was turned down, was brought to a convent near here on Sunday where the assault took place.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Voting underway in controversial Maldives presidential election
Male, Sep 23 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday in a heavily-criticised presidential election in the Maldives that has been gripped by political upheaval .
2018-09-23
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Of love, longing and reunion: A fable of our times (Book Review)
Book: The Rabbit & The Squirrel; Author: Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 66; Price: Rs 399
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
British 'pharmacist who joined IS' detained in Syria
Damascus, Sep 23 (IANS) A British man who was a pharmacist, has been detained in Syria on suspicion of being a member of the Islamic State (IS) terror group.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Terrorism
Actor-turned-MLA Karunas arrested in Chennai
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor-turned-MLA Karunas was arrested here on Sunday for his alleged derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and a city police official.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Difficult to make good, dignified horror film: Urmila Matondkar
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Urmila Matondkar, who has worked in horror films like "Bhoot" and "Kaun", has said that it is really difficult to a make good, dignified and technically horror film.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, noted for films like "Rudaali", "Darmiyaan" and "Daman", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure, said her spokesperson. She was 64.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dutch firm to invest Rs 250 cr in Kerala's Technopark
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) Dutch firm Flytxt, which specialises in Artificial Intelligence (AI), data analytics and marketing automation, has announced expanding its R&D facility at the Technopark campus here by further investing Rs 250 crore.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Manali-Leh highway closed after snowfall
Manali, Sep 23 (IANS) The highway that connects this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir has been closed for traffic owing to heavy snow, officials said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The national capital witnessed a cloudy Sunday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 25 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, noted for films like "Rudaali" and "Daman", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure, said her spokesperson.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US proposes blocking visas for those using public benefits
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration has revealed a plan to block visas and green cards for immigrants to come to or stay in the the country if they or their family use certain public benefits.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Militant killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) A militant was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pinarayi Vijayan returns from US after treatment
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan arrived here on Sunday
2018-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Centuries-old shipwreck found off Portugal's coast
Lisbon, Sep 23 (IANS) Archeologists have found a centuries-old shipwreck off Portugal's coast near Lisbon, authorities said.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Portugal,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to speak to US Senate Committee
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) A woman who has accused US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a past sexual assault, accepted a request to speak to a Senate Committee next week about the alleged incident, her lawyers said on Saturday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan successfully lands robot rovers on asteroid's surface
Tokyo, Sep 23 (IANS) The Japanese space agency said that it has made history by successfully landing two unmanned rovers on an asteroid.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Japan,Science/Tech
16 killed in Pakistan anti-terror operation
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has announced that nine militants and seven soldiers were killed in an anti-terror operation carried out in North Waziristan district bordering Afghanistan.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pakistan issues flood alert as heavy rains expected
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Met Department has issued a flood alert as heavy rains and thundershowers with gusty winds were expected in Punjab province on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
10th GRIHA summit to focus on green, liveable housing
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Fostering robust partnerships and seeking a collective and collaborative approach towards green, accessible, functional and liveable housing will be what experts from GRIHA Council and UNSW Sydneys School of Built Environment will focus on at the 10th Griha Summit being held here December 10-12.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sehban can't survive without hitting the gym
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Sehban Azim doesn't think he can survive a day without sweating it out in a gym.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Murray to end his season after China Open
London, Sep 23 (IANS) British tennis star Andy Murray has said that he plans to wrap up his season after taking part in two upcoming hard-court tournaments, Shenzhen Open and China Open.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Taissa Farmiga's horror tale
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Taissa Farmiga says she gets scared easily, and that helps her portray roles in horror films.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran holds US, allies accountable for terror attack
Tehran, Sep 23 (IANS) Top Iranian officials have said the US and its regional allies are responsible for the terror attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Sikandar's happy to get chance to try different things
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Sikandar Kher has three films in his kitty and he is simply happy to be able to do different things.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Wardrobe staples for women over 50
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Go for a minimalist wardrobe with classic clothing to give you an array of looks, while maintaining your comfort factor, say experts.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
EU condemns violence in Libya's capital
Tripoli, Sep 23 (IANS) The European Union delegation to Libya and the EU Heads of Mission to Libya on Saturday condemned the continued violence in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Bieber, Hailey Baldwin share steamy kiss
Rome, Sep 23 (IANS) Engaged star couple Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin shared a steamy kiss on a luxury yacht in Italy.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shoes that every girl must have
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) When it comes to shoes, there are endless designs, styles, and possibilities. But these five types of shoes should be owned by every fashionable girl, say experts.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Iran: Putin
Moscow, Sep 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, over a deadly terrorist attack and reaffirmed readiness to intensify counter-terror cooperation, the Kremlin said on Saturday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
BJP MLA Manvendra Singh quits party, says 'Kamal Ka Phool, Badi Bhool'
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Union minister Jaswant Singh's son and BJP MLA from Sheo constituency in Rajasthan, Manvendra Singh, on Saturday announced his decision to severe ties with the party.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Kejriwal for special session of Parliament to discuss Rafale
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call a special session of Parliament to discuss the Rafale deal. The Aam Aadmi Party and also demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the deal.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Demand for Khasi language in Eight Schedule
Shillong, Sep 22 (IANS) Indigenous Khasi men and women, mostly students, on Saturday took out a rally in this mountainous state capital of Meghalaya demanding inclusion of the Khasi language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Former Nagaland Deputy Speaker Longkmer dies in Delhi
New Delhi/Kohima, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Nagaland Assembly Deputy Speaker and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party legislator, Imtikumzuk Longkumer, died at a private hospital in Delhi on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Infosys to design new forms for filing GST returns
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has directed its software vendor Infosys to design new forms for filing returns by traders, said its Group of Ministers (GoM) Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Naveen dismisses corruption charges by Modi
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday dismissed the corruption allegations levelled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Is Congress forming international mahagathbandhan against Modi, asks Shah
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi accusing him of speaking on the lines of Pakistan and asked the Congress President whether he was trying to forge an international alliance in the name of "Modi Hatao".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bus conductor held for killing driver over petty issue
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The conductor of a school bus was on Saturday caught by a police officer while killing the vehicle's driver for not returning his mobile phone.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RSS undermining institutions, trying to take over education system: Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the BJP and the RSS of undermining the institutions like the Supreme Court, Election Commission and said that it was trying to take over the education system.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Parma tops Cagliari 2-0 in Serie A
Parma (Italy), Sep 22 (IANS) Newly-promoted Parma won 2-0 over visiting Cagliari in Saturday's Serie A match held at Stadio Ennio Tardini, collecting its second win this season.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Tigres UANL, Monterrey to face off in key Mexican-league rivalry game
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 22 (IANS) Tigres UANL will square off on Sunday against crosstown arch-rival Monterrey in Matchday 10 of 17 action in the Mexican league's Apertura championship, a contest with clear playoff implications.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Klizan stuns Wawrinka to reach St. Petersburg final
St. Petersburg, Sep 22 (IANS) Slovakia's Martin Klizan on Saturday upset former World No. 3, wild card Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 to earn a place in the St. Petersburg Open final.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Jorge Lorenzo wins pole position for 2018 Aragon MotoGp
Teruel (Spain), Sep 22 (IANS) Spanish motorcyclist Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati) won the pole position for the 2018 Aragon MotoGp, his fourth this season, being the fastest in Saturday's second qualifying round held at MotorLand Aragon circuit.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Army chief for stern action against Pakistan
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Saturday called for avenging Pakistan Army and terrorists' brutalities on Indian soldiers, saying it is time to give it back to them in the same coin, "not by resorting to similar kind of barbarism, but in a manner that the other side must also feel the same pain."
2018-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Woman, differently-abled daughter found dead in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and her 40-year-old differently-abled daughter were found dead under mysterious circumstances at their home here on Saturday, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi's Jagatpur flyover now open for public
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi PWD Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday inaugurated the Jagatpur flyover in north Delhi which will ensure smooth traffic movement to and from the outer Ring Road (NH-1).
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Track Asia Cup 2018: India heads towards champion title on Day 2
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The second day of the Track Asia Cup 2018 witnessed exuberant performances at the Velodrome, with the finals of eight events taking place on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sports Flashes bags rights for live audio broadcast of EPL
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian fans can now keep themselves updated of the latest from English Premier League (EPL) football season by using the services of Sports Flashes, which has launched their live updates service on Amazon's Alexa.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Servant steals Rs 70 lakh, co-accused held
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A 37-year-old man has been arrested for his involvement in a Rs 70 lakh theft case that was executed by his friend, who worked as the complainant's servant, police said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
BJP calls for Bengal shutdown over killing of two youths
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday called for a 12-hour shutdown in West Bengal on September 26 to protest against the alleged killing of two youths in a clash between the agitating students and police in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Uganda beats South Africa 44-43 to win World University Netball C'ship
Kampala (Uganda), Sep 22 (IANS) Uganda were crowned the 2018 FISU World University netball champions after beating South Africa 44-43 in the final.
2018-09-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Other Sports
Graft case: Egypt court rejects Mubarak's appeal for reconciliation
Cairo, Sep 22 (IANS) An Egyptian court declined on Saturday an appeal for reconciliation submitted by ousted former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons in a corruption case, according to the official MENA news agency.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
A.K. Chaudhary is new SAIL Chairman
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Anil Kumar Chaudhary on Saturday took over as Chairman of state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), the company said in a BSE filing.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Structural development, promoting local talent necessary in Indian football: Cahill
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Australian football legend Tim Cahill, who is also Jamshedpur FC's marquee signing for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season on Saturday claimed Indian football to be in a "good place" but stressed on the importance to further develop the structure and bring up local talent.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,ISL
Yuva Khel Samiti crowned champions of Dabang Delhi Inter-Zonal c'ship
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) Yuva Khel Samiti from Gurugram zone emerged champions of Red Bull Tashan Dabang Delhi Inter-Zonal Championship here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Alaves thrash shorthanded Vallecano 5-1
Madrid, Sep 22 (IANS) Alaves on Saturday routed a 10-man Rayo Vallecano 5-1 in La Liga action to extend its winning streak to three matches.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
China fend off Latvia in FIBA Women's World Cup opener
Tenerife (Spain), Sep 22 (IANS) The Chinese women's basketball team started their FIBA World Cup campaign with a 64-61 victory over Latvia in the tournament's opener here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi BJP pledges to work for winning all 7 LS seats in 2019
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi BJP in its two-day executive meeting on Saturday pledged to work for winning all seven Lok Sabha seats in 2019 and also condemned the "misuse" of the Supreme Court order on sealing.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rotations for Barca ahead of busy week in La Liga
Madrid, Sep 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona look to maintain their 100 per cent record at the start of the season when they play Girona in a Catalan derby in the Camp Nou Stadium on Sunday evening.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Dubai Group to set up base at JNPT-SEZ, Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) In a boost to the port-led industrialization policy, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust-Special Economic Zone (JNPT-SEZ) has leased a 44-acre plot to Hindustan Infralog Pvt. Ltd., the Indian arm of Dubai-based DP World, for Rs 566.3 crore, an official said here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Asia Cup: Hasan, Rashid, Afghan penalised for misconduct
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali, and Afghanistans duo of skipper Asghar Afghan and leg-spinner Rashid Khan have all been fined 15 percent of their match fees for breaching Level 1 of the ICC code of conduct in separate incidents during their Super-Four match in the Asia Cup in Abu Dhabi.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Formalin-in-fish controversy re-erupts in Goa
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle between the Congress and the ruling BJP-led coalition government in Goa, the formalin-in-fish controversy raised its head again on Saturday, after Congress leaders, armed with testing kits, visited a popular fish market in South Goa and claimed that the fish sold there was still being contaminated with formalin.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Congress heads for landslide victory in Zila Parishad polls
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) The ruling Congress in Punjab on Saturday won the most seats in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections and headed for a landslide victory as counting was underway. The main opposition AAP in the state assembly faced a humiliating defeat.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Weak rupee, credit crisis worries drag equity market down 3% over week (Market Review) (Lead, with Correction in Para 15)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Persistent depreciation in the Indian rupee and high crude oil prices coupled with concerns over credit crisis dragged the key equity indices three per cent lower on a weekly basis during September 17-21.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rahul calls Modi 'thief' in political war over Rafale; BJP hits back (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A political war broke out on Saturday with Congress President Rahul Gandhi terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "thief" and "corrupt" in the Rafale deal as the BJP hit back saying the Gandhi family is out on bail and is the "source of all corruption in the country".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Wilderness Menu tempts where movies once played (Foodie Trail-Delhi) (Lead, correcting paras 2 & 9)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's where "The Jungle Book" once played to packed houses. Thus, it's only appropriate the cavernous lower ground floor of what was once the Chanakya cinema and which is today home to a fine diner offering a staggering 17 different cuisines should be serving a rustic Wilderness Menu set against a video wall that magically transports you to a land where the tiger is truly the king of the jungle.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Congress rejects Prasad's claims that Dassault signed a contract with Mukesh Ambani
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday refuted the claims of Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that French firm Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale jets, had signed a contract with Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited in 2012 to execute the offset contract and described it as "totally false".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
TSL inks pact with Usha Martin to acquire its steel business
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Tata Steel Limited (TSL) on Saturday said it has executed definitive agreements for acquisition of the steel business of debt-ridden Usha Martin for a cash consideration between Rs 4,300-4,700 crore.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Assam police to make database on youth working outside: DGP
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia on Saturday said the state police is going to make a database of the youth who had been working outside to monitor their activities.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Infosys to design new forms for filing GST returns
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has directed its software vendor Infosys to design new forms for filing returns by traders, said its Group of Ministers Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Drugs worth Rs 25 cr seized in Delhi, 3 foreigners held
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi police have busted an international drug cartel and arrested three foreign nationals from capital's Saket area. Heroin worth Rs 25 crore has been seized from the accused, police said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sumitra bats for Modi's one nation, one election plan
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday favoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concept of simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the country, saying time and again the election code of conduct hampers development.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Weak rupee, credit crisis worries drag equity market down 3% over week (Market Review)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Persistent depreciation in the Indian rupee and high crude oil prices coupled with concerns over credit crisis dragged the key equity indices three per cent lower on a weekly basis during September 17-21.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
TSL inks pact with Usha Martin to acquire its steel business
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Tata Steel Limited (TSL) on Saturday said it has executed definitive agreements for acquisition of the steel business of debt-ridden Usha Martin through a slump sale on a going concern basis for a cash consideration between Rs 4,300-4,700 crore.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Protests over Putin's plans to hike retirement age
Moscow, Sep 22 (IANS) Members and supporters of Russia's Communist Party took to the streets of the capital on Saturday to protest unpopular pension reforms planned by President Vladimir Putin.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Survivor found 2 days after Tanzania ferry capsize, toll hits 170
Dar Es Salaam, Sep 22 (IANS) Rescuers working to retrieve bodies from a ferry that sank in Lake Victoria in Tanzania found a survivor on Saturday, two days after the tragedy took place, although the death toll rose to 170.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lack of hygiene among contact lens wearers may cause infection
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Owing to poor hygiene, contact lens wearers in the UK are more at risk of developing a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, researchers have warned.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Law Minister attacks Rahul for levelling allegations against Modi
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for his "thief" jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said "irresponsible, shameless and baseless" remarks were being made by a family which is out on bail in the National Herald case and is the source of all corruption in the country.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Afghan officials ready to meet Taliban in Moscow: Report
Moscow/Kabul, Sep 22 (IANS) Afghanistan's government officials have expressed readiness to meet Taliban's representatives in a meeting hosted by Russia in its capital, the media reported.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Vatican, China sign deal over bishops, allowing Pope a veto
Rome/Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) The Vatican and the Chinese government signed an agreement on Saturday on the appointment of bishops in China, ending a decades-long struggle over who chooses the leaders of Catholicism in the world's most populous country, but leaving major tensions in their relationship unresolved.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Religion,Diplomacy
Cyrus Sahukar looks forward to 'Elovator Pitch'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor-TV presenter Cyrus Sahukar is excited to host "Elovator Pitch", and calls it a fun show with a fresh concept.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Wilderness Menu tempts where movies once played (Foodie Trail-Delhi)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's where "The Jungle Book" once played to packed houses. Thus, it's only appropriate the cavernous lower ground floor of what was once the Chanakya cinema and which is today home to a fine diner offering a staggering 17 different cuisines should be serving a rustic Wilderness Menu set against a video wall that magically transports you to a land where the tiger is truly the king of the jungle.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
Tanzania ferry accident toll reaches 156
Dar Es Salaam, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 156 people have died in Tanzania's ferry accident that took place earlier this week, officials said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shuttler Lee Chong Wei "recovering well" from early stage cancer
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 22 (IANS) Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei has been diagnosed with early stage nose cancer and is "recovering well" after seeking treatment, the country's badminton association said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports
Delhi hospital treats woman with rare eye deformity
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Doctors have given here a new lease of life to a woman who had been suffering from a rare eye deformity since birth.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Things looking 'positive' for ATK's Lyngdoh after last season's injury
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian star midfielder and ATK player Eugeneson Lyngdoh who was out for the most part of last seasons Indian Super League (ISL) due to a knee injury, on Saturday said the prospect of his return in the coming season is "looking positive".
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,ISL
Congress in Punjab leads in Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti polls
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) The ruling Congress in Punjab has won the most seats in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections as counting was underway on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Surgical Strike Day' celebrations will create 'jingoistic atmosphere': CPI-M
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The CPI-M on Saturday requested the UGC to withdraw its circular asking universities to celebrate September 29 as the "Surgical Strike Day", saying it will create a "jingoistic atmosphere" in the country.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Ahamed leads 1-2 finish for TVS Racing in INMRC
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Rising racer K.Y. Ahamed scored a sensational last-lap victory in the premier Super Sport Indian 165cc class to lead a 1-2 finish for TVS Racing in the fourth round of the MRF MMSC fmsci Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) at the Madras Motor Racing Track here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Indian government had no say in choice of private partner in Rafale deal: Defence Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Defence Ministry on Saturday said the Indian government had no role in the selection of an Indian private firm as the offset partner of the French firm Dassault Aviation as it was a commercial decision of the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) which was taken as early as 2012 when the UPA was in power.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
RTI corrects data for women enrolled, benefited under maternity scheme in UP
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Women and Child Development Ministry in an RTI reply to IANS has corrected the figures for women enrolled and benefited under the maternity scheme Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) in Uttar Pradesh stating that the previous RTI "contained certain errors inadvertently."
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Asia Cup: Confident India look to continue dominance over Pakistan (Preview)
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Beaming with confidence after successive lop-sided wins over Pakistan and Bangladesh, a confident India will once again aim to brush aside the Green Brigade when the two sides clash in a Super Four tie of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
US envoy visits Western Naval Command HQ
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster, along with US Consul-General in Mumbai Edgard D. Kagan and other officials visited the Western Naval Command Headquarters, here on Saturday, an official spokesperson said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
Fascinated by Kohli's success story: Tim Cahill
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Australian football legend Tim Cahill, the marquee signing for Jamshedpur FC in the upcoming season of the Indian Super League (ISL), on Saturday praised Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli for his achievements both on and off the pitch and said he is more fascinated by the background story of his success.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Football,ISL
Opposition allegations on Rafale deal false: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday dismissed the opposition allegations over the Rafale deal saying they were "false".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul says Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a "thief" in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the agreement to purchase 36 fighter jets from France.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ekta Kapoor thankful to original team of 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor is excited to begin another chapter of love saga "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" on the small screen, but says she will always cherish the contribution of the team behind the first part.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Modi attacks Congress, says every rupee now reaching desired end
Janjgir Champa (Chhattisgarh), Sep 22 (IANS) Attacking the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said unlike earlier times, there is no corruption in his government and every rupee meant for development is reaching the desired end.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Telangana,National,Politics
Ayushmann's 'warrior princess' detected with pre-invasive breast cancer
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap revealed on Saturday that she was detected with pre-invasive breast cancer.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Auditioning is best process to bag a role: Radhika
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) TV actress Radhika Madan, who is making her debut in Bollywood with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwajs "Pataakha", says she had auditioned to bag the role and believes that is the most professional way for any performer to understand his or her capability.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Tech giants must spend real money on media literacy in India'
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) To ensure smartphones remain a force for good, device makers need to spend some "real money" on media literacy in India so that people can take full advantage of the new technologies and learn to distinguish what messages to believe and what not, says the author of a new book on how the smartphone is changing the country.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Goa BJP slips into 'Congress mode'; indecision continues over Parrikar replacement (News Analysis)
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Indecision, a signature trait of the Congress party in Goa over the last few decades, appears to have rubbed off on Goa BJP now, as the party appears to be struggling to find an alternative to ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently fighting a battle against advanced pancreatic cancer in Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
2018-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
In UP, socialist Shivpal tries to create space for his new outfit
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Eager to expand his newly formed political outfit, the Samajwadi Secular Morcha (SSM), former UP minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Saturday called on socialist ideologue Bhagwati Singh and "sought his blessings", a party spokesman said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
6 incredible facts you won't believe are true about diamonds
The diamonds splendor has been appreciated for centuries. World-famous diamonds such as the Great Mughal, Kohinoor, Regent, Florentine, Darya-i-Noor, Pigott, Tavernier, and Nassak were produced in India. More than the aesthetic and appealing value, diamonds worn in ancient times were believed to promote strength, invincibility and courage.
2018-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Osaka reaches Pan Pacific Open final at Giorgi's expense
Tachikawa (Japan), Sep 22 (IANS) Japan's tennis star Naomi Osaka, No. 3 seed, reached the Toray Pan Pacific Open final for the second time in her career after defeating Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Case filed against Salman Khan, 'Love Yatri' team in Bihar
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) A case has been lodged against Bollywood actor-producer Salman Khan and others associated with his upcoming home production "Love Yatri", which was earlier titled "Loveratri", in Bihars Muzaffarpur district following the order of the local court, police said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Book on Kashmiri crafts launched
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A book charting the history of Kashmiri crafts and detailing its myriad aspects has been launched by Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development Maneka Gandhi and politician Karan Singh.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
24 killed as gunmen open fire on Iranian military parade
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 24 people, including civilians were killed and over 50 injured when gunmen disguised as soldiers opened fire on an elite military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Petrol prices continue to rise; Rs 89.80 in Mumbai
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Petrol prices continued the upward movement across the metro cities on Saturday with the cost inching closer to the Rs 90-per-litre mark in Mumbai.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gunfight breaks out near LoC in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) A gunfight started on Saturday near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Insulin can help treat chronic bowel inflammation
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Insulin, which plays a key role in managing blood sugar, also has potential against colitis -- a chronic bowel inflammation, finds a study.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Milind Soman reason behind Rohit Roy's addiction (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Rohit Roy says supermodel-actor-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman is the reason behind his addiction to riding.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I only told my diary: Judd on being raped
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Ashley Judd says when she was raped at 15, she only told her diary.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Kylie Jenner gets pulled over by police
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kylie Jenner got pulled over by police officials here while celebrating best friend Jordyn Woods' birthday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rahul says Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Ratcheting up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a "thief" in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the issue.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neil Nitin Mukesh names daughter Nurvi
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh on Saturday took to Twitter to reveal the name of his daughter.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Zoe Kazan, Paul Dano welcomed daughter in August
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Zoe Kazan and actor-filmmaker Paul Dano, who live in Brooklyn, reportedly became parents to a girl in August.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Breast milk may help boost preemies' brain development
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Premature babies fed with breast milk are more likely to have better brain development than those fed on formula milk, a new study has found.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Minor raped in UP, body dumped in school toilet
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The semi-naked body of a six-year-old girl was found dumped in a school toilet in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia's secret plan to help Julian Assange escape from UK
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Russian diplomats held secret talks in London last year with people close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to assess whether they could help him flee the UK, the Guardian has revealed.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights
Disappointed at India's arrogant, negative response: Imran Khan
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday expressed "disappointment" at India's response calling it "arrogant and negative" after New Delhi called off talks between the foreign ministers of the two countries, blaming Islamabad for glorifying terrorism.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Vaishali will be India's first blind chess player at World Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Blind chess player Vaishali Narendra Salavkar will become the first Indian female to be part of the International Braille Chess Association (IBCA) team at the world chess Olympiad, starting September 23 at Batumi in Georgia, a top IBCA official said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Nun rape: Bishop sent to 2-day police custody
Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 22 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been arrested for raping a nun, was on Saturday refused bail by a Kerala court and sent to two-day's police custody.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rahul attacks Modi government, says an ideology being imposed on education system
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the Modi government saying that "an ideology" is being imposed on the education system and assured the teachers that his party was with them in fighting the battle.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
10 killed in attack on Iranian military parade
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 21 ,including a child and a woman, were injured in an attack on a military parade in Iran's Khuzestan province on Saturday, the media reported.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Corruption has become identity of Odisha government: Modi
Jharsuguda (Odisha), Sep 22 (IANS) With Lok Sabha and assembly elections not far away in Odisha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government saying so many scams have surfaced in the state where corruption and delay in decisions have become its identity and was hampering development.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
13 killed as bus falls into Himachal gorge
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed on Saturday when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-metre deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP SC/ST panel chair appointed without procedure, reveals RTI query
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Brij Lal, who joined the BJP after his retirement, was appointed the State SC/ST Commission chief arbitrarily and without due procedure, an RTI response has revealed.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Being Bhoomi was torture: Aditi Rao Hydari
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari had a harrowing time playing a rape victim in "Bhoomi", and says it was disturbing to be part of such a movie.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dominic Thiem enters St Petersburg Open semis
St. Petersburg, Sep 22 (IANS) Top-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem prevailed over home-crowd favourite Daniil Medvedev 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2) to book a place in the semi-finals of the St Petersburg Open.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Gigi Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction
Milan, Sep 22 (IANS) Model Gigi Hadid suffered a wardrobe malfunction here as she flashed her bra while stepping out.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Malcom, Walace called up for Brazil friendlies; Douglas Costa left out
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona forward Malcom and Hannover 96 midfielder Walace have been called up for the Brazilian national football team's two upcoming friendlies in Saudi Arabia, although Juventus' Douglas Costa has been left out of the squad after spitting at an opponent in a Serie A match.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Liverpool coach Klopp backs Salah
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Liverpool's German coach Jurgen Klopp has backed his Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah, whose form was questioned by some fans.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Two killed in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 22 (IANS) Two persons were killed in separate incidents in Bokaro and Chatra districts of Jharkhand, police said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stuttgart supporters still waiting for 1st victory
Stuttgart (Germany), Sep 22 (IANS) Supporters of VfB Stuttgart will have to wait at least until next week to see their team post a win in the 2018-2019 Bundesliga after the side was held 0-0 here by newly promoted Fortuna Düsseldorf.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
US tops Canada 3-1 in Volleyball Men's World C'ship
Sofia (Bulgaria), Sep 22 (IANS) The United States remained undefeated at the Volleyball Men's World Championship by defeating Canada 3-1 (25-17, 25-14, 21-25, 25-17) at the start of the second-round play in Pool G here.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
New blood test in pregnancy to predict autism risk in babies
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a novel blood test for pregnant mothers that can, with nearly 90 per cent accuracy rate, predict the probability of having a child that will be diagnosed with autism.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Huesca fall 0-1 to Sociedad to remain winless at home
Huesca (Spain), Sep 22 (IANS) Real Sociedad, who finished the match with nine men, prevailed 1-0 here over SD Huesca to leave the hosts still in pursuit of their first home victory since winning promotion to La Liga.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
RLSP warns BJP to get rid of Nitish Kumar's JD-U
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) The Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) on Saturday challenged its ally BJP to get rid of Nitish Kumar-led JD-U ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, RLSP state president Nagmani said here.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Cemtre devoted significant efforts to enhance connectivity: Modi
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the Centre has devoted significant efforts to enhance connectivity all over the country.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
New genetic disorder identified in human patient
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) In a first, US researchers have identified a new genetic disorder, which was previously described in animal models, in a human patient.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Cambodia deporting Australian filmmaker pardoned in espionage case
Phnom Penh, Sep 22 (IANS) Cambodia will deport an Australian filmmaker after he received a royal pardon following his conviction on espionage charges, an immigration police spokesman said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Cambodia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tiger sharks killed following attacks in Australia
Canberra, Sep 22 (IANS) Australian authorities on Saturday caught and killed two tiger sharks, just days after a 46-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl were attacked by sharks within 24 hours.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Subhash Ghai's problem after working with Dilip Kumar
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he hasn't met any actor who can match up to the talent of veteran star Dilip Kumar.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Men need to call out their peers for predatory behaviour: Padma Lakshmi
Juneau (Alaska), Sep 22 (IANS) India-born supermodel Padma Lakshmi has great respect for the women coming out with their own experiences of sexual abuse, and says it takes incredible courage to come forward in "our victim-blaming culture".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Telangana,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minissha Lamba debuts into theatre, enacts 13 characters
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After a brief but fruitful career in Bollywood, actor Minissha Lambas acting career seems to take on a new lease of life -- but in a different medium. Minissha debuted into theatre with her solo play "Mirror Mirror", enacting 13 characters.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Unpublished autobiographical writings of A.K. Ramanujan to be published
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Previously unpublished autobiographical writings of late literary stalwart A.K. Ramanujan will be published in an upcoming volume, publisher Penguin Random House India announced.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
India and the World: Are we moving with the global social progress? (Comment)
The conversations on development have finally moved beyond the barriers of GDP and entered the arena that caters to the needs of the citizens of the nation.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
It's perfectly fine to prioritise yourself: Manisha Koirala
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala says it is okay to be a bit selfish and look after oneself.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Village Rockstars' is India's official entry to Oscars 2019
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) "Village Rockstars" was selected as Indias official entry to the 91st Academy Awards on Saturday, following which members of the Film Federation of India (FFI) urged the Indian film industry and the government to promote the Assamese film for the final round.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
NDA government dares to take decisions others don't: Modi on triple talaq
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Making a veiled attack on the Congress and other parties accusing them of stalling the triple talaq bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government dared to take decisions that others were afraid of taking.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Financing studies abroad while staying financially healthy (Educational Tips)
It's an inescapable reality that sending your child abroad to study can be prohibitively expensive. For most middle-class Indian families, the hefty amount is just not something they can afford to spend, even though some parents get caught up in the enthusiasm of providing their child with the advantage of a high-quality education and end up depleting their savings or going bankrupt.
2018-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Samsung India launches 2 smartphones in Galaxy J series
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) Refreshing its budget J series, Samsung India on Saturday launched Galaxy J4+ and J6+ for Rs 10,990 and Rs 15,990, respectively.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Gun attack at Iran military parade, several killed
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) Gunmen on Saturday opened fire on an Iranian military parade in Ahvaz city, killing several people, the media reported.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Mastram' to get a sequel
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The 2014 film "Mastram" will get a sequel, which will be set in the UK.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket all set for 100th launch on Sep 25
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Arianespace SA's heavy lift rocket Ariane 5's 100th launch slated for September 25 has been cleared for liftoff from the spaceport in French Guiana, the company said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
India, Australia attempt to rescue injured Navy commander
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) India, Australia and other international agencies have launched a massive effort to rescue a seriously injured Indian Navy commander participating in the Golden Global Race (GGR) 2018, an official said here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Pete Davidson gets Grande's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' tattoo
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Comedian Pete Davidson is continuing his tattoo journey inspired by singer and his fiancee Ariana Grande.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Lily Allen 'had sex' with her father's famous friend
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen had sex with a TV star who was also a friend of her father when she was 14, she revealed in her new book.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hilary Duff in 'no rush' to marry boyfriend
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff is reportedly fast approaching the last leg of her pregnancy, but is in "no rush" to marry her boyfriend and musician Matthew Koma.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
New battery may help cut Co2 emissions
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new battery made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Android Pie 9.0 comes to OnePlus 6
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has announced rolling out the Android Pie 9.0 -- the ninth major update and the 16th version of the Android operating system (OS) -- for its OnePlus 6.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
4 killed in J&K road accident
Jammu, Sep 22 (IANS) Four persons were killed and seven injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Saturday, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ekta is a complete package: Sumeet Vyas
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Sumeet Vyas describes his wife and actress Ekta Kaul as a "complete package" and says he still wonders what she saw in him and decided to settle with him.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
NASA to conduct contest to name next Mars rover in 2019
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) NASA is on the look out for a partner to conduct a contest among students to name the agency's next rover to the Red Planet -- the Mars 2020 mission -- in the 2019 academic year.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Surgical strike' on defence forces, says Rahul as France, Dassault contradict Hollande on Rafale partner
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Even as the French government and Dassault Aviation contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim on choosing of Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal, the Congress party on Saturday said the French government "conceals more than it reveals". Congress President Rahul Gandhi called it a "surgical strike" on Indian defence forces.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Deputy AG suggested secretly recording Trump: Report
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested wearing a "wire" to record conversations with President Donald Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office for being unfit, according to a media report.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Modi launches revival of Talcher fertiliser plant
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the revival of the Talcher fertiliser plant in Odisha will create huge job opportunities while making the country self-sufficient in fertiliser production.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
'Z' series full-frame mirrorless cameras to drive 30% sales in India: Nikon
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) For Tokyo-headquartered Nikon, there is immense potential in the full-frame mirrorless camera segment and the newly-launched "Z-series" line-up will be among its key growth drivers in India.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
How to pair polki jewellery with different bridal looks
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Jewellery choices of the modern-day bride have evolved over the years. Polki or uncut diamonds are the most popular type of jewellery for the 'pheras' because of the antiquity and royalty it offers, say experts.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nationality: Indian, Religion: Music, God: Lata Mangeshkar (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
Ever since I turned 5 or maybe 6, I have believed God lives in THAT voice. Many, many years later, it hasn't changed. To hear Lata Mangeshkar sing is to have known God. To have known her personally is to have found moksha, far beyond what any acknowledged religion can teach you.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Makeover gambits by RSS, Congress: Are they for real? (Column: Political Circus)
Two intriguing exercises in U-turns are on at the moment. While Congress president Rahul Gandhi is trying to rid the Congress of its pro-Muslim image, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, Mohan Bhagwat, is claiming that a Hindu "rashtra" (nation) will include Muslims as well.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Opinion/Commentary
Militants attack trucks in Manipur
Imphal, Sep 22 (IANS) Suspected tribal militants have attacked and looted 20 trucks in Manipur here, abducted a driver and injured two others, police said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China closes over 4,000 porn, other 'harmful' websites
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) China has shut down more than 4,000 porn and other websites containing "harmful" information in the past three months.
2018-09-22
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Technology
Google asks employees to delete China search engine memo: Report
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) In its bid to suppress a memo revealing information about a plan to launch a censored search engine in China, Google has sent an email to employees asking them to delete the sensitive document, The Intercept reported.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Only virtual systems, hyperconvergence can tackle explosive growth in retail finance (Comment)
Financial inclusion ranks high on the Indian government's agenda today. The banking sector, with its legacy infrastructure and outdated modes of operating cannot meet the financial inclusion objectives unless it digitally transforms. Virtualisation and hyperconvergence have to be adopted by the banks to meet the challenges thrust upon them.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
'Village Rockstars' becomes India's official entry to Oscars 2019
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Rima Das' directorial "Village Rockstars", an Assamese movie, has been selected as India's official entry to the Oscars 2019.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
US Army unlikely to hit 2018 recruitment goal
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Low unemployment combined with a strong economy means the US Army is unlikely to meet its recruitment goal for the 2018 fiscal year, according to the military.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
Massive searches on in J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) The security forces started a massive search operation covering over a dozen villages in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
France concealing facts on Rafale deal: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After the French government and Dassault Aviation contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal, the Congress on Saturday said the French statement "conceals more than it reveals".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Mercury dips in Himachal after rains
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell on Saturday due to widespread rain. The weather bureau here said more rains are in store till Monday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
China cancels trade talks with US: Report
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) China has scrapped the trade talks with the US due next week by deciding not to send its Vice Premier Liu He for the negotiations, the Wall Street Journal reported.
2018-09-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Twitter bug may have sent users' DMs to unknown developers
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) A bug in Twitter's platform for third-party app developers exposed some Direct Messages (DMs) from nearly 3 million users to outsiders, the micro-blogging platform has admitted.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Nun rape: Arrested bishop to be produced before Kerala court
Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 22 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been arrested in a nun rape case, will be produced in a Kerala court on Saturday, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rafale controversy: France, Dassault Aviation contradict Hollande on Indian partners
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The French government and Dassault Aviation have contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal.
2018-09-22
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Infosys to offer cloud solutions on Google platform
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Software major Infosys would offer scalable services and solutions on demand to global enterprises on search engine's Google cloud platform, the IT major said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Facebook likely to launch 'Portal' video chat device
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking on Amazon smart home devices, Facebook is reportedly set to announce its own video chat device called Portal next week.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Widespread rainfall in Punjab, Haryana may damage paddy crop
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Widespread rainfall across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Saturday brought miseries to farmers as untimely showers have affected the standing paddy crop in the agrarian states.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Light rains, cloudy Saturday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It was a cloudy Saturday morning in the national capital with light rains recorded in few parts. The minimum temperature recorded was 22.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
The Equalizer 2: Vigilante justice drama does scant justice
Film: "The Equalizer"; Starring: Denzel Washington, Melissa Leo; Directed: Anoine Fuqua; Rating: ** ½ (2 and a half stars)
2018-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rafale controversy: France, Dassault Aviation denies involvement in choosing Indian partners
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The French government and Dassault Aviation have denied their involvement in the choice of Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal.
2018-09-22
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
'Peppermint' is a self-justice abomination
Film: "Peppermint"; Starring: Jennifer Garner; Directed: Pierre Morel; Rating: **(2 stars)
2018-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Beijing holds VegFest as veganism gains popularity in China
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) Around 10,000 people are expected to take part in a "Plant-Based Festival" in Beijing this weekend as many people in China are pursuing healthy, eco-friendly and trendy lifestyles and has prompted especially the younger generation, to go vegan.
2018-09-22
Category: International, China,Lifestyle/Fashion,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Pompeo warns of 'a series of actions' against Venezuela
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned that the Trump administration will take "a serious of actions" against the Venezuelan government in the coming days.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Tejasswi believes in 'falling in love, going all out'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Tejasswi Prakash says she believes in falling in love and going all out.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
OTT platform offers choice of convenience: Ekta Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor has said the new age digital entertainment platform offers a whole variety of content as per the convenience of the target audience.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Technology
'Every Bollywood film can't be released in China'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Bollywood producer Dinesh Vijan has said all Hindi films cannot be released in China due to censorship.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
UN General Assembly Memorial held for Kofi Annan
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the UN and Kofi Annan (the late former UN secretary-general) were inseparable and it is impossible to say where one ended and the other began.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Abhinay Deo shoots major part of 'Doosra' on film
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhinay Deo has chosen to shoot a major chunk of his next movie, a docu-fictional sports drama film titled "Doosra", on film.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US dollar ticks up on weaker pound
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) The US dollar rose on Friday due to the drop of British pound from continuous difficulties in Brexit negotiations.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
UNSC underscores protection of civilians in armed conflict
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) The UN Security Council has reiterated the importance of protecting civilians in armed conflict and requested the secretary-general to report on this matter every 12 months.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Yash Birla gives fitness tips to Aayush Shah
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Aayush Shah says fitness enthusiast Yash Birla helped him get fit for his role in "Night and Fog".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US stocks close mixed amid data
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed on Friday after a robust session as investors digested a slew of economic data.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Pakistan edge past Afghanistan in nail-biting Asia Cup tie
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan got themselves prepared for the India challenge on Sunday with a nervy three-wicket win over Afghanistan in a nail-biting Super Four contest of the Asia Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Friday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan disappointed at India's cancellation of Sushma-Qureshi meet
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan on Friday expressed deep disappointment at India's decision to cancel a meeting between Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi that was scheduled to be held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session next week.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Pompeo speaks with Japanese FM on N.Korea
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) The US State Department said on Friday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had spoken over phone with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono to discuss the denuclearization of North Korea.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Somen Mitra to head Congress in Bengal
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday appointed Somen Mitra as President of its West Bengal unit, replacing Adhir Ranajan Chowdhury who was bitterly anti-Trinamool Congress and pro-Left. Chowdhury will be the Chairman of the campaign committee.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Asia Cup: Rohit, Jadeja star in India's 7-wkt win over Bangladesh
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) India dished out another comprehensive performance to thrash Bangladesh by seven wickets in a Super Four stage match of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rajasthan: A hapless father seeks justice for her slain daughter
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) A hapless father and retired lecturer of Mundawar in Alwar district of Rajasthan has been running from pillar to post seeking justice for his daughter who was allegedly killed by her "greedy in-laws" on September 12 in Tijara of the district.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Kerala Catholic bishop arrested over nun's rape
Kochi, Sep 21 (IANS) After three days of questioning, the Kerala Police on Friday arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who heads the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar and has been accused of repeatedly raping a nun, police said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ESI hospital sweeper held for raping minor
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Police on Friday arrested a sweeper of an ESI hospital for raping a minor girl patient within the compound.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NSE ties up with London Stock Exchange for dual listing of masala bonds
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) on Friday said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to create a dual listing route for masala bonds and foreign currency bonds of Indian issuers.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
PNB fraud: Mehul Choksi seeks cancellation of NBW over threat to life on TV
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Gitanjali Group owner Mehul Choksi, wanted in Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, on Friday moved a special CBI court claiming danger to his life after his return to India and sought cancellation of a non-bailable warrant issued against him.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Property dealer shot dead in Bihar
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) A property dealer was on Friday shot dead in broad daylight in Bihar's capital city Patna by unidentified assailants, police said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meghalaya Cabinet approves state education policy
Shillong, Sep 21 (IANS) The Meghalaya Cabinet on Friday approved the State Education Policy after 46 years of statehood.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
GMR's JV with Terna of Greece receives LoA for Crete airport
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Infrastructure conglomerate GMR Group announced on Friday that its joint venture with the Terna Group of Greece has won a Greek government contract to build a new airport on the island of Crete.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Women continue to be casualties of paternalistic traditions, mindset should change: Sonia
St. Petersburg, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said women in India continue to be the "casualties of paternalistic traditions" and still suffer the brunt of discrimination and gender inequality. She said her party is striving to fight these forces and called for a "change in mindset".
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Smaller films need more marketing: Dinesh Vijan
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Celebrated film producer Dinesh Vijan who is riding high on the success of his latest film 'Stree' says a smaller budget film needs much more marketing for its theatrical release since the film has no star power to bring the audience to the theatre.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Rafale controversy takes new turn after Hollande claim (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The controversy over Rafale fighter jet deal took a new twist on Friday following former French President Francois Hollande's reported claim that the Indian government suggested a particular private firm for Rafale offset contract, triggering an attack by Congress and other opposition parties who accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of favouring the company.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Congress not phasing out senior and elderly: former Meghalaya CM
Shillong, Sep 21 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Meghalaya assembly Mukul Manda Sangma on Friday denied that Congress party is embarking on a policy of "phasing out senior and elderly people".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Bill to protect public from fraudulent financial institutions in Meghalaya
Shillong, Sep 21 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday introduced the Meghalaya Protection of Interest of Depositors (in Financial Establishments) Bill, 2018 to protect the public from any fraudulent intention of the financial institutions.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP for governor's action against Kumaraswamy for 'threatening' Yeddyurappa
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition BJP on Friday urged Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to act against Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy for allegedly provoking the people to wage war against its state unit president B.S. Yeddyurappa.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
One more student dies in Bengal clash, toll two
Raigunj (West Bengal), Sep 21 (IANS) A youth, who sustained a bullet injury during a clash between agitating students and police in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, died on Friday taking the toll to two in the incident.
2018-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal felicitates Asian Games medallists
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday felicitated Asian Games 2018 Silver medal winners Pinky Balhara and Tanvi Khanna with a Rs 75 lakh cheque and Bronze medal winners with Rs 50 lakh cheque.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Politics
Fitch raises India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.8%
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) US multinational Fitch Ratings on Friday raised India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8 per cent, up from their earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent, indicating, however, that tightening of financial conditions, global oil prices and accumulated bad loans of banks continued as headwinds to the country's growth.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chidambaram decries government's flip-flop on Pakistan
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday took a dig at the government's flip-flop over talks with Pakistan which the government called off in the wake of abduction and killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir by the Hizbul Mujahideen militants.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Six of 11 lions in Gir die in infighting: Forest Department
Gandhinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) As many as six of the 11 Asiatic lions found dead during the last eleven days in their only abode, Gir forests, died fighting among themselves, according to Gujarat Forest Department officials. The cause of death of the other five is yet to be ascertained.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Simeone questions Ronaldo's red card; backs use of VAR
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Atletico Madrid Argentine coach Diego Simeone on Friday said Juventus' Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo should not have been sent off the pitch during his football team's UEFA Champions League clash against Spanish side Valencia.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Roberto Bautista tops Cecchinato, qualifies for St Petersburg Open semis
St. Petersburg, Sep 21 (IANS) Fifth seeded Spanish tennis player Roberto Bautista Agut won Friday's match against Italy's Marco Cecchinato 7-6 (7-0), 6-3 to reach the St. Petersburg Open semi-final.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Real Madrid manager Lopetegui feels VAR will reduce mistakes
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui on Friday stressed that using the Video Assistant Referee technology will ultimately enable fewer mistakes in football.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Doctors should consider serving rural India: Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that doctors and medical practitioners should consider serving in rural India as it had limited access to healthcare.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Muharram observed in West Bengal
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Beating drums and thumping their chests, thousands of Muslims across West Bengal took out large processions on Friday to mourn the martyrdom of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussain at Karbala 1338 years back on the 10th day of the first Islamic month of Muharram.
2018-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
Opposition laps up Hollande claim on Rafale, targets Modi government
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition on Friday launched a renewed attack on the Narendra Modi government after French media reported former French President Francois Hollande as claiming that the Modi government had favoured a private Indian firm for the offset deal and France had "no choice".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Asia Cup: Disciplined India restrict Bangladesh to 173
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's immaculate bowling helped India restrict Bangladesh to a paltry 173 in the first match of the Asia Cup Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
16 Congress MLAs issue notice for removal of Goa Speaker
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) In a fresh bid to pressure the BJP-led coalition government in Goa, several of whose ministers have been hospitalised due to severe ailments, 16 Congress MLAs on Friday issued notice to the State legislature Secretary demanding removal of Speaker Pramod Sawant.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Indian satellite-linked GPS module launched
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ramakrishna Electro Component Pvt Ltd Group (REC), an India-based semiconductor distribution company, on Friday launched a Vehicle Tracking System (VTS), the first of its kind module that will primarily use an Indian satellite for navigation.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Congress terms 'Skill India' a scam, demands probe
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress on Friday demanded a probe into the Narendra Modi-led government's much vaunted "Skill India", claiming that the scheme was a massive scam benefiting people within the "BJP eco-system".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Surgical Strike Day' stirs row, West Bengal defies UGC circular
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A controversy erupted on Friday after the University Grants Commission (UGC) issued a circular asking universities to celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day', with the Congress calling the move politically motivated and West Bengal government refusing to follow the decision, terming it "BJP's agenda".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Education
SEBI releases revised KYC norms for FPIs
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday published revised know-your-client (KYC) norms for foreign portfolio investors (FPI) providing relief to the foreign entities.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Complaint by Asthana against CBI Chief 'malicious, frivolous'
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The CBI on Friday described the complaint by its Special Director Rakesh Asthana to the CVC against its chief Alok Verma as "malicious" and "frivolous" and said that the complaint is aimed to malign his image and intimidate the officials.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP organising Pooravnchal Mahakumbh on September 23
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Eyeing the votes of the Pooravanchal people residing in the national capital, the BJP on Friday attacked the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for politically exploiting them and said that it is organising the 'Poorvanchal Mahakumbh' on September 23 to raise the issues faced by these people.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India axes talks with Pakistan; 'unfortunate' says Pakistan (Roundup)
New Delhi/Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Blaming Pakistan for the killing of security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir and accusing it of glorifying terrorism, India on Friday called off talks between the two foreign ministers in New York in a move termed by Pakistan as "unfortunate" and "taken under internal pressure".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Activist wants Jet Airways booked for 'attempted murder'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) A day after 30 passengers of a Jet Airways flight suffered bleeding through ears and nose, a Mumbai activist on Friday asked the police to book the airline for 'attempted murder'.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sealing drive to be major agenda of BJP's executive meeting
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi BJP on Friday began its preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by holding a two-day executive committee meeting focused on the sealing drive in the city.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
19 smuggled exotic birds recovered in Bengal
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Nineteen exotic birds smuggled into India from Bangladesh in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, were recovered on Friday. One person has been arrested.
2018-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amid volatility equity indices end in red; banking, financial stocks bleed (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) High volatility, following a likely credit crisis in the infrastructure lending and development sector, dragged the market in the red, with the S&P BSE Sensex swinging in around 1,500-point range on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Football is the future of Indian sports, says striker Jeje
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennaiyin FC star striker Jeje Lalpekhlua believes India's rise in stature and international rankings is no coincidence.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
2 injured in firing, friend claims employer attacked them
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Two men were shot and wounded by their employer's relative, a friend of the victims said on Friday. However, police said that they were wounded in a shootout.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Governments had no say in Rafale offset decision: Defence Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Amid media reports of former French President Francois Hollande claiming that the Indian government suggested a particular private firm for Rafale offset contract, the Defence Ministry on Friday reiterated that neither government had any say in the "commercial decision".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Academicians, researchers urged to join 'Open Access' movement
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) With the "Global Open Access Week" scheduled to be celebrated next month, Hyderabad-based Omics International has invited the academic and research communities to join the Open Access movement.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Education
Aadhaar, Ayodhya and adultery -- SC verdicts likely next week
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce next week a spate of judgement including on Aadhaar, Ayodhya and adultery that would have bearings on the right to privacy, politics and social morality.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
India's axing of talks unfortunate: Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday termed as "unfortunate" India's cancellation of talks with Islamabad in New York next week.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
PM to launch Jan Arogya Yojana in Ranchi on September 23
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on September 23, officials said on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Manmarziyaan' scenes deletion not a big deal: Abhishek Bachchan
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) "Manmarziyaan" actor Abhishek Bachchan, who features in a smoking scene which is among the three deleted scenes from the film, says there's no harm in excluding some content if it hurts people's sentiments.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons
Washington/Beijing/Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions against China's military for its purchases of Russian military equipment in a move US officials said is meant to punish Moscow for its "malign activities", prompting stern warnings from Beijing and Moscow on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Sharing is contagious: Study
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) While we have always heard that sharing is caring, a new study has shown that an individual's tendency to be generous depends on how much people around him or her are sharing.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gold racket busted in Siliguri, one arrested: DRI
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) A gold smuggling racket operating through the India-China border in Sikkim's Nathula was busted on Friday with the arrest of tbe mastermind.
2018-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Petrol continues to climb, diesel prices unchanged
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Petrol prices in Mumbai inched up to the psychological Rs 90 a litre-mark and sold at Rs 89.69 in the country's financial capital on Friday, even as the fuel climbed to fresh highs across the four metros, while diesel rates were unchanged for the third consecutive day.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Naropa Festival ends in Ladakh with world record in dance
Leh, Sep 21 (IANS) A total of 299 women dressed up in traditional Ladakhi wedding attire danced together to mark the last day of the Naropa festival and also created a Guinness World Record in the process.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Agra cools after showers
Agra, Sep 21 (IANS) Ending a long dry spell, the clouds opened on Friday afternoon bringing relief to the lakhs of saplings planted by government departments and voluntary groups in the city this season.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Surgical Strike Day' stirs row, government defends move
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A controversy erupted on Friday after the University Grants Commission (UGC) issued a circular asking universities to celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day', with the Congress calling the move politically motivated and the government countering it by saying the exercise will enhance national prestige.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Education
Two guards killed in robbery bid at Noida bank
Noida, Sep 21 (IANS) Two security guards on duty at a bank here were on Friday killed in a failed robbery attempt, police said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy rain alert in Punjab this weekend
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) The Punjab government on Friday issued an alert for heavy rains across the state till September 24.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tibetan PM-in-exile greets Japanese Prime Minister
Dharamsala, Sep 21 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Friday congratulated Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his re-election as head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Five militants killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Three more militants were killed in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and terrorists on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, taking the number of rebels slain to five.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Congress calls Modi government's Pak policy 'oxymoron', asks it to go
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Lambasting the Modi government's Pakistan policy and its "mishandling" of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting return of terrorism to the Valley, the Congress on Friday said the government had lost its right to continue.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
'Simmba', 'Zero' clash would've affected box office numbers: Rohit Shetty
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's "Zero" and Ranveer Singh's "Simmba" are both much-awaited big ticket movies, which were earlier set for a clash during the Christmas season. Now they will release a week apart to avoid the box office collections getting affected, says "Simmba" director Rohit Shetty.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Atletico Madrid gears up for La Liga clash vs Getafe
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Atletico Madrid held their final training session Friday ahead of the Spanish football club's upcoming La Liga clash against neighbouring team Getafe.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real Madrid concludes preparations for La liga clash against Espanyol
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Spanish football giants Real Madrid held their final training session Friday, in preparation for the upcoming La Liga clash against Espanyol.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Kerala Catholic bishop arrested over nun's rape
Kochi, Sep 21 (IANS) After three days of questioning, the Kerala Police on Friday arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who heads the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar and has been accused of repeatedly raping a nun, police said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Omaxe Group promoter moves NCLT against CMD
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Sunil Goel, second largest promoter of Omaxe Group, has filed a legal petition against elder brother and Omaxe CMD Rohtas Goel alleging mal-practices and financial mismanagement at the real estate company.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
File a case or face the case: Stalin dares TN Electricity Minister
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) DMK President M.K.Stalin on Friday said he would file a case against Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister P. Thangamani over alleged inappropriate payments made by state power utility if the latter fails to file a case against him within a week.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Indian singer wins music competition in Seoul
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian singer Hanita Bhambri beat artistes from Australia, Thailand, South Korea and Taiwan to win 'Project: Aloft Star Asia Pacific' - a competition spearheaded by Aloft Hotels in partnership with Universal.
2018-09-21
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
Karun Nair to lead Board President's XI against Windies
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Rising Test batsman Karun Nair will lead the Board President's XI, that will play a two-day warm-up match in Vadodara from September 29 against the visiting West Indies side ahead of their two-Test series against India next month.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bengal institutions won't celebrate 'Surgical Strike Day'
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Terming the University Grants Commission (UGC)'s circular to celebrate "Surgical Strike Day" on September 29 as "BJP's gimmick ahead of the elections", West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday said educational institutions in the state will not celebrate the day.
2018-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Education
'Love Sonia' to be screened at UN
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) "Love Sonia", a film about sex trafficking, will be showcased at the UN, marking its first screening in the US.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rajiv, Prabhu, Mithun grab pole positions at INMRC qualifying session
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Honda racer Rajiv Sethu snatched the pole position in the premier Super Sport Indian 165cc class ahead of his TVS Racing rivals to set up an intriguing contest on the morrow after the qualifying session in the fourth round of the MRF MMSC Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) at the Madras Motor Racing Track here on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
AAP to contest all 119 assembly seats in Telangana
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday announced that it will be contesting all the 119 assembly seats in Telangana in the upcoming elections.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MIT's new ML technique can detect credit card fraud
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Ever used your credit card at a new store or location only to have it declined? One reason could be that fraud-detecting technologies used by a consumer's bank have incorrectly flagged the sale as suspicious, researchers say.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Drug-free Tripura: Security agencies seize drugs worth Rs 33 cr
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) In line with the government's mission to make Tripura a "drug-free state", various security agencies in the last six months have seized huge quantities of several drugs valued at Rs 33 crore, officials said here on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ishita Dutta's first attempt at action
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Ishita Dutta says she will soon be seen doing action for the first time on screen.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Bishop arrested in rape case in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Kerala Police on Friday arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Roman Catholic Diocese accused of sexually abusing a nun between 2014 and 2016, police sources said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rima Das' 'deja vu moment' with 'Bulbul Can Sing'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Rima Das, whose "Bulbul Can Sing" is part of the India Gold section -- the competition category -- at the upcoming Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, says it's a deja vu moment as the platform gave her acclaimed film "Village Rockstars" a great start.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Blaming Pakistan's 'evil agenda', India calls off talks
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Blaming Pakistan for the killing of security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir and accusing it of glorifying terrorism, India on Friday called off talks between the two foreign ministers. It said Islamabad's "evil agenda" stood exposed.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Maharashtra varsity stonewalls cyber-attack
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Sep 21 (IANS) The Shivaji University Kolhapur (SUK) managed to successfully stonewall a potentially damaging cyber-attack on its computer system recently, an official said here on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
India's junior paddlers bag 2 silver, 3 bronze in Serbia
Kovilovo (Serbia), Sep 21 (IANS) India's young paddlers extended their purple patch on the international stage, clinching two silver and three bronze medals in the 2018 Serbian Junior and Cadet Open here.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Other Sports
Hindustan Zinc unveils unique technology-based football programme
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Hindustan Zinc on Friday announced its plans for embarking on a massive grassroots programme with Zinc Football that boasts of the country's first ever 'technology-hinged football training' - the unique F-Cube technology.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
India-US December dialogue to boost commerce: Prabhu
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Stressing the critical importance of the United States as a strategic trade partner for India, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday a vital India-US Strategic Commercial dialogue will be held in New Delhi in December which will help boost commercial ties between the two nations.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
ED to question jailed Dubai-based businessman to probe 26/11 funding
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate is planning to question Dubai-based hawala operator, Naval Kishore Kapoor, who is currently lodged in Tihar Central jail here, to find details of funding which emerged out of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Terrorism,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India calls off talks with Pakistan
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India on Friday called off talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi set on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, saying Islamabad's "evil agenda" stood exposed.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Reliance Jio, Star India tie up to stream cricket matches on JioTV
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Reliance Jio on Friday announced a five-year partnership with Star India to stream cricket matches featuring India.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Sports,Technology
'Batti Gul Meter Chalu': Hard-hitting messages lost due to a weak narrative (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2)
Film: "Batti Gul Meter Chalu"; Director: Shree Narayan Singh; Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam, Divyendu Sharma, Ana Ador; Rating: **1/2
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,IANS Life
Samsung launches new 'Galaxy Watch' in India
Gurugram, Sep 21 (IANS) Samsung India on Friday launched a "Galaxy Watch" with lifestyle functions like stress and sleep-monitoring capabilities.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Vishal Bhardwaj's cinema comes from the roots: Abhishek Duhan
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) "Sultan" actor Abhishek Duhan, who has worked with Vishal Bhardwaj in the forthcoming film "Pataakha", says the filmmaker is a magical storyteller whose cinema is raw and rooted.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PM to visit Odisha, Chhattisgarh on Saturday
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha on Saturday to launch a series of projects including an airport at Jharsuguda and a fertilizer plant at Talcher.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC agrees to use AI to improve medical education
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has agreed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used in the process of verification of medical colleges by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Shabana, Imtiaz, Bhumi, Neha to attend Tomorrow's India Global Summit
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Shabana Azmi, Imtiaz Ali, Bhumi Pednekar and Neha Dhupia will share their wisdom on human rights, Indian cinema, fashion and women empowerment respectively at the fourth edition of Tomorrow's India Global Summit, to be held on October 6.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
India calls off talks with Pakistan at UNGA
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India on Friday called off the proposed talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan set to take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
First human oesophagus created in lab using stem cells
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) In a first, US scientists have used stem cells to grow human oesophagus -- known as the food pipe -- in the laboratory, an advance that will enable personalised disease diagnosis, regenerative therapies.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Three policemen killed in Kashmir, government denies cops have quit (Fourth Lead)
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) In a dramatic escalation in militancy, terrorists kidnapped and shot dead three Jammu and Kashmir policemen on Friday, stunning the police force. But the government denied that any policeman had quit following the murders and death threats by the Hizbul Mujahideen.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shuttlers Srikanth, Sindhu crash out of China Open
Changzhou (China), Sep 21 (IANS) India's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P.V. Sindhu lost their respective matches to crash out of the $1 million China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament here on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
TTFI vice-president Karunakaran passes away
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) P. Karunakaran, vice-president of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and Secretary of the Pondicherry Table Tennis Association, passed away on Friday at a Chennai hospital, where he was admitted for a kidney ailment, three days ago.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Eat fish thrice a week to boost your unborn's eyesight, brain
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Pregnant women can enhance the development of their unborn child's eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish during the pregnancy, a new study has found.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Modi government has lost moral right to continue: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government over its alleged mishandling of Jammu and Kashmir and relations with Pakistan, the Congress on Friday said the government has lost its right to continue in the office.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Heavy rains forecast for UP
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) After a gap of almost 10 days, rains are set to return to some parts of Uttar Pradesh, the weatherman said on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bethany Joy Lenz in spin-off of 'Suits'
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Bethany Joy Lenz of "One Tree Hill" fame will be playing the main character in the spin-off of the "Suits" series.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mishal excited to play negative role
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Mishal Raheja finds it strange that his character is turning negative in the show "Kumkum Bhagaya", but he is excited about it.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aguero inks contract renewal with Man City until 2021
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Manchester City's Argentina striker Sergio Aguero has extended his contract by a year until 2021, the English football club announced Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Hotel chain OYO plans to hire 2020 tech experts in 2 years
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India's largest hotel chain OYO on Friday announced its plan to hire over 2020 technology experts and engineers by the year 2020.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Somen Mitra to head Congress in Bengal
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress on Friday appointed Somen Mitra as President of its West Bengal unit, replacing Adhir Ranajan Chowdhury who was bitterly anti-Trinamool Congress and pro-Left. Chowdhury will be the Chairman of the campaign committee.
2018-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in middle-aged women
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Middle-aged women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, potatoes, olive oil, seeds, fish, low saturated fat, dairy products and red meat -- may have a reduced risk of stroke, say researchers.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
World Bank commits $25-30 bn for India's transition to high middle-income country
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The World Bank Group (WBG) on Friday approved its largest country program for India with a likely assistance of $25-30 billion by fiscal 2021-22 to help India's transition to a higher middle-income country.
2018-09-21
Category: International, India,Business/Economy
Russia: US playing with fire by imposing new sanctions
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS) The US' latest batch of sanctions targeting Russian businesses and China undermine global stability and are akin to playing with fire, officials here said on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Pre-order new iPhones on Airtel Online Store
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After Apple announced the availability of its latest iPhones globally on Friday, telecom services provider Bharti Airtel said "iPhone XS" and "XS Max" were available for pre-order on its online store.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India put Bangladesh in to bat in Asia Cup Super 4 tie
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat in the first match of the Asia Cup Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Regular bedtime may boost your heart, metabolic health
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Ever thought why a good night's sleep is incredibly important for your health? A new study has found that regular bedtime and wake time may help you revive yourself and boost your heart and metabolic health.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sensex swings 1,500 points, closes 280 points lower
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) High volatility, following a likely credit crisis in the infrastructure lending and development sector, dragged the market in the red, with the S&P BSE Sensex swinging in around 1,500-point range on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lift sanctions or face consequences: China warns US
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China on Friday asked the US to lift the sanctions on the Chinese military for buying Russian fighter jets and weapons or "bear the consequences."
2018-09-21
Category: International, China,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Half of retail bank customers unhappy with services: Report
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) At a time when non-traditional competition is posing a challenge to traditional banking services, a new Capgemini report on Friday showed that globally just half of the customers are satisfied with their banking experiences.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
RIL shuts permanently its only oilfield in KG-D6 block
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Reliance Industries (RIL) on Friday said it has permanently shut down its only oilfield in the eastern offshore Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin D6 block after it stopped producing crude.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Surgical Strike Day to enhance national prestige: Javadekar
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday criticised Congress leader Kapil Sibal for terming the observance of Surgical Strike Day as a "jumla" (gimmick), contending that the exercise will enhance national prestige.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Education
Delhi government to give Rs 1 cr to slain BSF trooper's family
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Rs 1 crore would be given to the family of a BSF trooper who was killed by Pakistani forces on the International Border near Jammu.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
US welcomes India, Pakistan foreign ministers' meeting
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The US has welcomed as "terrific news", India's acceptance of Pakistan's offer of a meeting between the foreign ministers of the two neighbours on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York later this month.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Amazon turns 'Echo' speaker into smart security system
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Amazon has added a new feature called "Alexa Guard" to its smart speakers "Echo" to turn it into a smart security system.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
J&K Police denies resignations by policemen
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday denied reports of resignations by policemen in the aftermath of the abduction and killing of three policemen in Shopian district.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Criminals snatch rifle from police
Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) Unidentified criminals on Friday snatched a rifle from a policeman sipping tea near the Jharkhand Chief Minister's official residence here on Friday but flung it after being chased by the police.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scientists decode mystery of gut-brain connection
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Ever felt nauseous before an important presentation, or foggy after a big meal? It is because your gut is directly connected to your brain and is not linked to the hormones, say researchers who found that messages from the gut travel to the brain in milliseconds.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Arrest orders issued against ex-Bihar minister's husband
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Police on Friday issued an arrest warrant against former Bihar Minister Manju Verma's husband in an arms case related to a raid connected to the Muzaffarpur home rape horror.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parrikar threatening people from hospital: Congress
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress on Friday alleged that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is "threatening people" from his hospital room.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Modi condoles death of Vietnamese President
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the death of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Minor girl sexually assaulted in MP school bus
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) A three-and-a-half-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by the conductor of her school bus here. The accused has been arrested, police said on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Himachal may get heavy rains till Sep 24
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is likely to get heavy rains over the next three days, with the southwest monsoon remaining subdued for over a fortnight, the Met office here Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
DSLR leader Canon unveils its first full-frame mirrorless camera in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Japanese camera maker Canon which has been a leader in the professional-grade DSLR camera segment for years on Friday brought its first full-frame mirrorless camera called EOS R to India.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Pakistan observes Muharram amid tight security
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan observed Muharram with solemnity on Friday to pay homage to Hussein ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, and other martyrs of Karbala amid strict security.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Solid waste in Himachal's industrial hub health hazard: Watchdog
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) For the last two years, the civic body of the Baddi town, Himachal Pradesh's biggest industrial hub, has been dumping municipal waste in Kenduwal village that has become a potential health hazard, an environmental watchdog said on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Vivo V9 Pro to be launched in India in October
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Chinese handset maker Vivo is all set to launch V9 Pro smartphone with 6GB RAM and FHD+ display in India in October.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
IIT-ISM research scholar commits suicide in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) An IIT-ISM research scholar committed suicide in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district on Friday, police said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5 killed in UP road accident
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Five persons were killed and two dozen injured after a bus overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district on Friday, police said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eating food cooked on wood, coal may impair your lungs
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Love to eat food cooked on the barbecue? Beware, it is associated with increased risk of respiratory illness or death, researchers warned.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Three policemen killed in Kashmir, five cops quit after threat (Third Lead)
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) In a dramatic escalation in militancy, terrorists kidnapped and killed three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, stunning the police force and leading to resignations by five policemen following death threats by the Hizbul Mujahideen.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Abe to meet Trump during UNGA visit to New York
Tokyo, Sep 21 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet US President Donald Trump in New York next week during the UN General Assembly (UNGA), a government spokesperson said here on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics,Diplomacy
'Batla House' to release on Independence Day 2019, John confirms
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor John Abraham on Friday unveiled the first look of his film "Batla House", and announced that it will hit the screens on August 15, 2019, clashing with "Brahmastra" and "Made In China".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sevilla gets back on track with 5-1 win in Europa League opener
Seville (Spain), Sep 21 (IANS) Sevilla shook off two recent defeats to rout Standard Liege 5-1 in its opening group-stage match of the Europa League football championship.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Sensex recovers from day's low, still trades 500 points lower
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Amidst highly volatile trade, the key Indian equity indices slumped, with the S&P BSE Sensex losing over 1,000 points on Friday afternoon, only to recover from the day's lows within minutes.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
DJ SHAAN unveils 'Say yes'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) DJ SHAAN released a single titled "Say yes" on Friday. The song features Celina Sharma, a 16-year singer-songwriter from Australia.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Emami Paper to invest Rs 2K cr in Gujarat for greenfield plant
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Emami Paper Mills on Friday said it will invest Rs 2,000 crore for setting up its new manufacturing plant at Bharuch in Gujarat and also for adding capacity in the second phase.
2018-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Somen Mitra new Bengal Congress chief
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress on Friday appointed Somendra Nath Mitra as the president of the partys West Bengal unit replacing Adhir Ranajan Chowdhury who has been made the chairman of the state units campaign committee.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Manto' morning shows cancelled; Nandita Das disappointed
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das' "Manto" in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker "hugely disappointed" on Friday. The situation normalised in the afternoon, according to Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
It's not about fame, money for Rajat Barmecha
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) "Udaan" actor Rajat Barmecha says he is more bothered about doing quality work rather than earning fame and money.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chris Evans to act in Apple series
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Chris Evans has been roped in for the lead role in Apple series titled " Defending Jacob".
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Varun Sharma's fan moment with Govinda
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma says dancing with actor Govinda was a dream come true moment for him.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Katie Price spotted 'splurging 600 pounds on perfume'
London, Sep 21 (IANS) TV personality Katie Price reportedly splurged 600 pounds on perfume despite bankruptcy woes.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Michael B Jordan to essay John Clark in next film
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Michael B Jordan will play the role of Tom Clancy's famous character John Clark in a new yet-untitled film series.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Huawei to bring Kirin 980 chipset to India this festive quarter
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei on Friday said that the company's seven nanometre mobile chipset equipped with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, the Kirin 980, will reach Indian consumers in the fourth quarter of this year.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Harrdy's 'unique' song to give 'massive' competition to 'Naah'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Harrdy Sandhu says his upcoming "unique song" titled "Kya baat ay" will give massive competition to his 2017 pop hit "Naah".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rahman, Gulzar create official song for Men's Hockey World Cup
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Grammy and Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman, along with celebrated lyricist-poet Gulzar, has created the official song for Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Gadkari to visit Shillong; will inaugurate NH-06
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will be on a two-day visit to Shillong for an extensive review of the National Highways projects in the seven northeastern states, a government statement said on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nikon Z7: Worth the wait for a professional shooter (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The camera game has now shifted to full-frame mirrorless and sensing the global $11 billion opportunity, Japanese camera maker Nikon has launched Z6 and Z7 -- its first full frame mirrorless range of cameras -- in India.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
'First Man' to land in India on October 12
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Ryan Gosling-starrer "First Man", on the struggle and sacrifices made by the the first man to land on moon Neil Armstrong and his family, will release in India on October 12.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN Secretary General to visit India with focus on renewable energy
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will embark on a four-day visit to India from October 1 at the invitation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during which he will attend a series of events on renewable energy and sanitation, it was announced on Friday.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Chidambaram takes dig over Indo-Pak meet at UN
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday took a dig at the government for agreeing to hold a meeting of the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
TV actress alleges rape on pretext of marriage
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) A Mumbai-based TV actress has alleged rape by a 25-year-old man at a hotel in Rajasthan's Neemrana, on the pretext of marriage, police said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
79 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize
Dodoma, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 79 people have died after a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, officials said.
2018-09-21
Category: International, Tanzania,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian modern art 'stood test of time' sold for crores
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Paintings by several Indian modernist painters and members of Bombay Progressive Artists' Group were sold at an Evening Sale by auction house Saffronart, with the leading artwork grossing more than Rs 15 crore.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Ajay-Atul to headline Bollywood Music Project 4.0
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's music sensation Ajay-Atul, whose music for "Dhadak" has topped charts, will headline the first day of the two-day Bollywood music festival, Hungama Bollywood Music Project 4.0, to be held next month.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Arsenal thump Vorskla 4-2 in Europa League opener
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Arsenal cruised to a 4-2 win over Ukraine's Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League football championship kick-off.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Cornerstone Sport sign wrestler Vinesh
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Cornerstone Sport, a sport management and talent representation agency, on Friday announced the signing of Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Ant McPartlin returns to Twitter
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Popular television presenter Ant McPartlin has returned to micro-blogging site Twitter after taking a break from social media following his drink-drive arrest earlier this year.
2018-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jet Airways says cooperating with IT department; shares down over 6%
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Jet Airways on Friday said it is cooperating with the authorities concerned and is responding to the questions raised by the Income Tax Department.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Manto' morning shows cancelled; Nandita Das disappointed
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das' "Manto" in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker "hugely disappointed".
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US-based Palo Alto Networks partners Alibaba Cloud
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) In a significant move, US-based global cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of China's Alibaba Group, on Friday announced a technology partnership.
2018-09-21
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Technology
80 Manipur University students arrested
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) Eighty students and six professors of the Manipur University were arrested after police stormed the boys hostel early on Friday following a complaint by the Vice Chancellor's office, officials said.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
'T for Taj Mahal' scriptwriter to direct film set in Kanpur
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Scriptwriter Ashish Aryan, who won an award in Washington for his work in the film "T for Taj Mahal", will make his feature film directorial debut with a movie set in Kanpur.
2018-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Infosys hiring 1,000 American techies in US state
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian software major Infosys on Friday announced hiring 1,000 Americans in the Arizona state as part of its commitment to employ 10,000 Americans to bridge the IT skill gap in the US by 2023.
2018-09-21
Category: International, India,National,Technology,Business/Economy

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