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India's wholesale inflation stood at 5.77% in June
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS ) Wholesale price-indexed (WPI) inflation in India during June stood at 5.77 per cent compared to 4.43 per cent in the previous month, official data showed here on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hope people find comfort in my battle with depression, alcoholism: Simon Pegg
Paris, July 16 (IANS) English actor Simon Pegg described his fight with alcoholism and depression as "awful and terrible", but he hopes his struggle will help and give strength to people fighting similar demons.
2018-07-16
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
The Indian Monsoon is a two-faced Janus: Both clean and dirty
Chennai, July 16 (IANS/Mongabay) Every year during the dry season between December and March, a dirty haze appears over South Asia and China. It is a potent mixture of pollutants borne out of wood burning and crop burning, vehicular emissions and industrial combustion, christened the Asian Brown Cloud.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian IT decision makers bullish on AI in BFSI sector: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Three in one top Indian IT decision makers say there is a strong need for adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector, a new report said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
SC seeks Centre's stand on plea to ban hoisting green flags
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's stand on a plea by a cleric seeking a ban on hoisting green flags with a crescent and star, terming it as un-Islamic and resembling that of a Pakistani political party.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
How we went wrong in understanding ecology - and what to do (Book Review)
Title: Being Ecological; Author: Timothy Morton; Publisher: Pelican/Penguin Random House UK; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 399
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Environment/Wildlife
SC to hear anticipatory bail plea of Kerala priest accused of rape
New Delhi July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an anticipatory bail plea of one of the Malankara Orthodox Church priests who is on the run after facing charges of sexual abuse of a parishioner.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIFA World Cup final: Pussy Riot claims responsibility for pitch invaders
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Russian punk protest organisation and band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people running onto the field at the Luzhniki Stadium here during the final match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 between France and Croatia.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Try out some refreshing classic mojito twists
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Known as one of the most iconic cocktails, the mojito has been stirring taste buds since early 1900s. So much so that the invigorating drink is celebrated across the world as World Mojito Day on July 11. So, why not try some refreshing twists of mojito this season.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP has completely failed: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has failed completely in the national capital with the law and order situation further deteriorating.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anubav Sinha slams trolls in open letter over 'Mulk'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha, who is being accused of running propaganda to garner support and sympathy for Muslims through his upcoming film "Mulk", has hit out at trolls, saying the movie is not funded by either underworld kingpin Dawood Ibrahim, the Congress or the RSS, and neither is it about Hindus or Muslims.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Religion
Rajasthan police constables exam held peacefully
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police Constable Examination was held peacefully on Saturday and Sunday to fill in 13,142 posts in the state, a top officer said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Education
Congress will introduce laws to protect lawyers, journalists: Sachin Pilot
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot said the party will introduce laws for protecting advocates, lawyers and journalists if voted to power in the assembly polls later this year.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Priyanka Chopra wraps up shooting for 'Isn't It Romantic'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The shooting for the Hollywood film "Isn't It Romantic", starring Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, has concluded.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Style up your boyfriend jeans in smart ways
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Boyfriend jeans is one fashion trend that effortlessly blur the lines between classy and funky. A far cry from conventional skinny jeans, these jeans are versatile and can look ultra glamorous with almost everything- from a cool tee, to a shirt, to even a sharp blazer! So, join the fashion bandwagon now.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Trump arrives in Helsinki, to hold summit with Putin
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold their first official summit here on Monday, in which the leaders are expected to address issues including Syria, Ukraine conflicts, nuclear disarmament and the alleged interference of Moscow in the 2016 American elections.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Diplomacy
Travis Barker's car collides with school bus
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is reportedly uninjured after his car was hit by a school bus.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
N.Korea announces amnesty to celebrate 70th founding anniversary
Seoul, July 16 (IANS) North Korea plans to implement a general amnesty before celebrating its 70th founding anniversary on September 9, Pyongyang's state media said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, South Korea,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
18 killed in Pakistan accident
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 30 others injured on Monday in a road accident in Pakistan's Sindh province, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cellular-connected drones arriving fast: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) More than 13 per cent of drones will support embedded SIMs and advanced cellular connectivity by 2022 globally, a new report has said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Ahmedabad University starts global MBA programme for pharma professionals
Ahmedabad, July 16 (IANS) The Ahmedabad University, in collaboration with the Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego, has launched a Global Executive MBA Degree in pharmaceutical management to professionals employed in pharma and allied industries.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Education
Cloudy morning in Delhi, rains likely
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The national capital witnessed a cloudy and humid morning on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.2 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the Met office said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook fails to stop users from sharing pirated movies
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Several Facebook groups are sharing pirated Hollywood movies to hundred of thousands of users and the social media giant's automated software are unable to stop copyright infringements, the media reported.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Key Indian equity indices trade flat in morning session
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices was trading flat-to-negative on Monday soon after opening.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Infiltration bid foiled in LoC, militant killed
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) A militant was killed on Monday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district as alert troops foiled an infiltration bid, defence sources said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Heavy rains in Kerala disrupts normal life
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Heavy rains pounded Kerala on Monday disrupting normal life with more rainfall predicted till Wednesday, weather officials said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
China's GDP grows 6.8%
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) China's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.8 per cent year-on-year in the first half of 2018 to about 41.90 trillion yuan ($6 trillion), official data revealed on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Simon Cowell rules out having more kids
London, July 16 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell says he won't have any more children.Cowell, who is a father to four-year-old Eric, feels he is too old to have any more children at the age of 58, reportsAmirror.co.uk.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Macron to welcome French football team at Elysee Palace
Paris, July 16 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron will hold a reception ceremony on Monday for the national football team at his Elysee Palace official residence to celebrate their victory against Croatia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-07-16
Category: International, France,2018 FIFA World Cup,Politics,Sports, US Elections
Briton 'lucky' to survive jump from Australia waterfall
Canberra, July 16 (IANS) A British man has been deemed "lucky" to be alive after jumping from a waterfall in an iconic Australian national park.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society
10 killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes
Managua, July 16 (IANS) Ten people were killed and over dozens others injured in clashes in Nicaragua between security forces and anti-government protesters who were blocking roads.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Nicaragua,Politics,Defence/Security
Israel sets up cybersecurity center to protect railways
Tel Aviv, July 16 (IANS) Israel has developed a cybersecurity center to protect its railway system, media reports said on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Technology
Pete Davidson comes to Ariana Grande's defence
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Actor Pete Davidson stood by his fiancee Ariana Grande when the singer was slammed for wearing a pendant of the former's late father's New York City Fire Department badge.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Protests continue in Iraq over lack of jobs, basic services
Baghdad, July 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Iraqi demonstrators took to the streets on Sunday in protest over lack of jobs and basic service, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Who could move after World Cup performances?
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Every World Cup has its winners and losers: no matter who finally lifts the trophy, with some footballers' performances seeing their stock rise dramatically and earning them a big-money move over the summer. These are some players whose displays in Russia will have attracted attention and who could be on the move.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Over 4,000 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Over 1,87,300 pilgrims have so far performed this year's Amarnath Yatra as another batch of 4,195 pilgrims left Jammu for the Valley on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Plastic bags consumption reduces by 80% in Israel
Tel Aviv, July 16 (IANS) Israeli consumption of plastic bags decreased by 80 per cent in 2017 than the year before, according to Israeli Environment Ministry on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Polish people take part in 'Day without cell phone'
Warsaw, July 16 (IANS) Polish people participated in the "Day without cell phone" campaign on Sunday, an informal action encouraging people to put away their mobiles and strive to consolidate direct ties with friends and family members.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Poland,Technology,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Trump labels EU foe of US
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he considers the European Union an adversary of his country.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Rita Ora wants to bag more acting roles
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora wants to continue with her acting career after the success of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie franchise, and says she would like to do a horror film.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bodies of 5 Bangladeshi footballers drowned in river recovered
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) The bodies of five teenage Bangladeshi footballers who drowned in a river on Saturday evening were recovered early on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Harry Styles thanks fans in emotional speech
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Harry Styles wrapped up his debut tour here with an emotional speech, thanking his fans and the audience for their support.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump arrives in Helsinki for summit with Putin
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump arrived here on Sunday evening for the summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the first one-on-one meeting between the two leaders in the midst of various tensions.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Diplomacy
8 killed in Kabul suicide bomb attack
Kabul, July 16 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 17 others wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up near a government ministry office in Kabul on Sunday, authorities said.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism
World Cup: France are champions, that's what matters, says Deschamps
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Brushing aside talk during the FIFA World Cup as to whether France played attractive football or not, head coach Didier Deschamps on Sunday said all that matters is they are champions and will remain at the top for the next four years.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
It was the best game we played in World Cup: Dalic
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic feels his team played the best match of the FIFA World Cup despite losing 4-2 to France in the final here on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Argentine press rips national team coach Sampaoli as he heads for the exit
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS) The Argentine press ran front-page stories on Sunday, the day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup final, ripping Jorge Sampaoli as reports emerged that the Argentine Soccer Federation (AFA) and the national team coach had parted ways.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India enter quarters of Asian Junior badminton
Jakarta, July 16 (IANS) Barring Lakshya Sen, none of the Indian could stand up to the clinical South Koreans as India went down 1-4 in their last Group C match in the Asian Junior Badminton Championships here on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Mbappe taking over world football crown from Messi, Ronaldo: Ferdinand
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) Former England defender Rio Ferdinand on Sunday said current superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are "handing over their crown" as the world's best footballer to teenage France sensation Kylian Mbappe.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Indira Gandhi had lifted Emergency, apologised for excesses: Congress
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Congress on Sunday said it was former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who had herself lifted the Emergency and apologised for the excesses committed during it.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How distancing from decision can help arrive at a better one?
New York, July 15 (IANS) Distancing yourself from a decision may help you make the choice that produces the most benefit for you and others affected, suggests new research.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Kane wins Golden Boot, Modric bags Golden Ball in 2018 World Cup
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) England's Harry Kane won the Golden Boot award while Croatia captain Luka Modric walked away with the Golden Ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
France overpower Croatia to win 2nd FIFA World Cup title
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) France scored twice in each half as they thumped combative maiden finalists Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final at the Luzhniki Stadium to win the FIFA World Cup for the second time in 20 years here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Ronaldinho, Will Smith shine in World Cup closing ceremony
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho and United States actor and musician Will Smith were among the stars rocking the stage on Sunday for the 2018 FIFA World Cup closing ceremony, ahead of the final match pitting France against Croatia.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
105 couples tie knot in Kashmir's biggest mass marriage function
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) A total of 105 couples tied the knot here on Sunday in Kashmir's biggest-ever mass marriage function.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
CBI to probe Assam's coal scam
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday directed senior state officials to take necessary steps for handing over the multi-crore Barak Valley coal scam to the CBI.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
France overpower Croatia 4-2 in FIFA World Cup final
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) France scored twice in each half as they thumped a combative Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final to win the FIFA World Cup for the second time in 20 years here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sugar mill ex-manager commits suicide (Lead, correcting intro)
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) A former Manager of a sugar mill, who had accused his relative, a retired IAS officer, of forcing him to exchange demonetised currency totalling Rs 10 crore, committed suicide in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Djokovic beats Anderson, wins 4th Wimbledon title
London, July 15 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Sunday overpowered South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) in a lopsided Wimbledon final, taking home the trophy for the fourth time in his career.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
BJP MP's daughter among 19 summoned in Assam's cash-for-jobs scam
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) The daughter of BJP's Lok Sabha MP R.P. Sharma is among 19 government officials issued summons on Sunday by the Assam Police in the multi-crore cash-for-jobs scam.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title
London, July 15 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa in straight sets to win men's singles title at the Wimbledon Championships, the 13th Grand Slam, here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Government, private sectors should ensure skilled ecosystem: Pradhan
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the government and the private sector should work together to ensure a skilled ecosystem.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Delhi sees scattered rain on Sunday, to see light showers the week
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The National Capital on Sunday saw scattered rainfall with Met forecast predicting on and off monsoon showers throughout the week.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi accuses Congress of shedding crocodile tears for farmers
Mirzapur, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Congress, as well as and other opposition parties, of shedding crocodile tears for farmers and said several irrigation projects in the country had languished in its rule.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Players with 100 plus caps an advantage: Hockey captain Rani
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India's women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal feels they carry good international exposure and players having 100 plus international caps will be an advantage for them in the forthcoming Women's Hockey World Cup.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Croatian President presents Putin with national team jersey
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has presented Russian President Vladimir Putin with a Croatian national team jersey in red and white with the number 9 and the name Putin written on it. After that, Kitarovic and Putin began their bilateral talks.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sugar mill ex-manager commits suicide
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) A former Manager of a sugar mill, who had accused a retired IAS officer's relative of forcing him to exchange demonetised currency totalling Rs 10 crore, committed suicide in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Putin offers to share World Cup organising lessons with 2022 host Qatar
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) The president of Russia Vladimir Putin on Sunday offered to give 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar the opportunity to share Russia's organising lessons learned through hosting the 2018 World Cup.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
13 stolen bikes recovered, 2 arrested
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Thirteen stolen bikes were recovered after two vehicle thieves were arrested here, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wrestler Vinesh clinches gold at Spanish Grand Prix
Madrid, July 15 (IANS) India's Vinesh Phogat clinched the gold medal at the Spanish Grand Prix wrestling tournament, thrashing Natasha Fox of Canada 10-0 in the final of the women's 50 kilogram freestyle category here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Marquez bags 5th victory of MotoGP season at German GP
Sachsenring (Germany), July 15 (IANS) Spanish MotoGP rider Marc Marquez (Honda) achieved his fifth victory of the season on Sunday by winning the German Grand Prix, the ninth consecutive win of his career.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Young woman commits suicide in Bengal
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A young woman committed suicide by hanging herself in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Sunday, police said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Sexual harassment at work still perennial issue for women'
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said that women are still victim of sexual harassment at workplace and many do not report such incidents.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
Female lawyer raped by senior, case filed
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A senior lawyer was booked for rape after his junior alleged that she was raped by him in his chamber in a court complex here, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sculptor seeks cooperation of Centre, Odisha for new temple
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Eminent sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, who has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, on Sunday sought the cooperation of the central and Odisha governments for his dream project of constructing a second Konark temple in the state.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Modi is a peddler of lies, must apologise to nation: Congress
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "peddler of untruths", Congress on Sunday demanded an apology from him for calling it a "Muslim party".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Christian body, BJP spar in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 15 (IANS) A Christian body on Sunday urged Jharkhand Governor Drupdi Mumru for an end to action against missionaries in the state while the ruling BJP accused them of "exploitation of tribals".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man United to rest World Cup footballers at start of season
London, July 15 (IANS) Unhappy with the early start of the club football season's English Premier League, Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho said that he won't include footballers returning from World Cup duty in the team's August 10 opener.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Opposition meet on Monday to discuss monsoon session strategy
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Amid indications that they will join hands in an election to elect the new Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, opposition parties will meet here on Monday evening to discuss their strategy for the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning Wednesday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Liberal visa regime agreement signed between India, Bangladesh
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Reiterating their commitment to strengthen the bilateral relation on the basis of friendship, trust and understanding, India and Bangladesh on Sunday signed agreement to liberalize the visa regime between the two countries.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
7 killed, 25 injured in J&K landslide
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) Seven persons were killed and over 25 injured in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday, officials said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Argentina settles football coach Sampaoli's exit terms
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has settled the terms of exit of their head coach Jorge Sampaoli following the national team's disappointing performance at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India, Bahrain make pharma a key area of cooperation
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In an important boost to the Indian healthcare industry, India and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to make pharmaceuticals a key area of cooperation following the second High Joint Commission meeting led by External Affairs Minister Susham Swaraj and Bahraini Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa in Manama.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Kabir's teachings still relevant: Kovind
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said Kabir was a great social reformer whose teachings are as relevant on present day as in his time.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Committee to review penal provisions under Companies Act
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A 10-member committee has been set up to review the penal provisions under the Companies Act and examine de-criminalisation of certain offences, the government announced on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Everyone fell in love with Russia during World Cup, says FIFA chief
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Sunday that he fell in love with Russia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Autonomous driving cars could save billions: German study
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Autonomous driving cars might save billions of euros and reduce CO2 emission in the future, a study by the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) showed.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Technology,Business/Economy
Sri Lanka to build world class beach park
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government will construct a world class beach park, at a cost of $300 milliion, next to a mega multi-billion-dollar port city project in Colombo, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Traffic police wants VIP windows at toll plaza sealed
Gurugram, July 15 (IANS) The Traffic Police here have alleged misuse of emergency or VIP lanes by the contractor at the Kherki Daula toll plaza on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway and sought sealing of toll collection windows at the dedicated lanes.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy
Sindhu loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open final
Bangkok, July 15 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games in the women's singles final of the Thailand Open here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Paris Jackson is bisexual
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Model-actress Paris Jackson has hinted that she might be bisexual.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Porte, Rojas crash out of Tour de France stage 9
Roubaix (France), July 15 (IANS) Australian cyclist Richie Porte (BMC) and Spain's Jose Joaquin Rojas (Movistar) dropped out of the ninth stage of the Tour de France road race on Sunday, after a crash 7 kilometers into the stage.
2018-07-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
India made Vice-Chair Asia Pacific of World Customs Organisation
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India has become the Vice-Chair, or regional head, of the Asia Pacific region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) for a period of two years up to June 2020, the government announced on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Kejriwal attacks Modi for harping on Hindu, Muslim issue
Indore, July 15 (IANS) In this age of technology and 5G, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains obsessed by subjects related to Hindu-Muslim divide, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Seven killed in Pune road accident
Pune, July 15 (IANS) At least seven persons were killed on the spot when two private cars collided on the outskirts of Lonavala in Pune district, an official said here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Criminals arrested, four pistols seized
Ghaziabad, July 15 (IANS) Police here have arrested five criminals, two of whom carried rewards of Rs 100,000 and Rs 50,000 for their arrest, and seized four pistols, two cars and Rs 1.2 lakh in cash from them.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP may go for early general election: Mayawati
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the BJP could go for early general election as well as assembly election in three states -- Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, simultaneously.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Haryana STF arrests wanted criminal from Noida
Gurugram, July 15 (IANS) A wanted criminal carrying a bounty of Rs 1.5 lakh on his head was arrested from Noida, adjoining Delhi, by Haryana's Special Task Force (STF), police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aadhaar biometric data cannot be hacked: Minister
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) The biometric data of Aadhaar cannot be hacked even if someone tried a billion times, Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday, while calling the data storage system "completely safe and secure".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Technology
Haryana launches plantation drive in Gurugram
Gurugram, July 15 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a 'Paudhagiri campaign' (plantation drive) to increase the green cover in the state under which over 22 lakh plants will be planted during the monsoon season.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Irrfan Khan exudes positivity in new Twitter image
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan is fighting a rare disease like a warrior -- and with a smile on his face.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
5 killed, 25 injured in J&K landslide
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) Five persons were killed and 25 injured in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday, officials said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Alok Agarwal is AAP CM candidate in MP
Indore, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday declared Alok Agarwal, an activist who studied at IIT Kanpur, as the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) Chief Ministerial candidate in Madhya Pradesh.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Google might face record fine in Android monopoly case
London, July 15 (IANS) Google will be hit with a record European Union (EU) fine for using its Android smartphone system to fortify its search empire.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Business/Economy
Himachal continues to experience rainfall
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday continued to experience moderate to heavy rains and all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. There could be heavy rainfall at some places in the state till Monday, the Met office warned.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
West Ham signs midfielder Felipe Anderson
London, July 15 (IANS) West Ham United announced on Sunday the signing of attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson from Lazio for the next four seasons.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Feeling of doing something for own country unmatched: Shankar Mahadevan
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan, who has collaborated with Tomorrow's India, for a 'My Country, My Music' project which will bring together the best of India's folk music on a common stage, says doing something for one's own nation brings unmatched gratification.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Emerging Hindustani classical music artistes put on mesmerising recital
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With soulful vocal and santoor recitals, Hindustani classicalists Mahalaxmi Shenoy and Raj Kumar Majumdar created a vibrant yet mesmerising ambience at the 10th Quarterly Baithak of Chandigarh-based educational institution Pracheen Kala Kendra here.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Oliver Stark feels there can be multiple '9-1-1' spin-offs
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) British actor Oliver Stark says he sees various branches stemming out of procedural drama "9-1-1", making way for multiple spin-offs.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Modi to address rally in Bengal's Midnapore on Monday
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town on Monday, a BJP leader said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sindhu loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open final
Bangkok, July 15 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games in the women's singles final of the Thailand Open here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
'Sacred Games': Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's remark
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games". However, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has questioned the politician.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Pacquiao wins welterweight title in TKO victory
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao won a world welterweight champion title here on Sunday, defeating his opponent Lucas Matthysse from Argentina by technical knockout (TKO).
2018-07-15
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Other Sports
Facebook will not remove fake news, but demote it
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. Instead, it says posts that it deems to be fake news will be "demoted" in the news feed.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Media,Technology
Make teaching of mother-tongue compulsory in school: Naidu
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Lauding language as an embodiment of morals, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday appealed all state governments to include teaching of mother tongue as a mandatory subject in school.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Education
Fuel prices unchanged on Sunday after three days of rise
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Following three days of hikes in transport fuel prices, state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged on Sunday under the dynamic pricing regime in operation since June last year.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chicago clashes after police kill black man
Chicago, July 15 (IANS) Police in Chicago have clashed with protesters after an officer fatally shot a black man who was suspected of carrying a gun.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asian Games torch relay starts from capital
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The torch relay for the 2018 Asian Games commenced at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Sunday with 31 athletes, including Indonesian badminton legend Susi Susanti, bearing the torch .
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
France or Croatia: Bollywood roots for FIFA World Cup favourites
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Ranveer Singh, Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham among others are excited about the clash between France and Croatia at the FIFA World Cup 2018 final in Moscow on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
A long-drive with friends proved costly for Hyderabadi techie
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) A long drive on his weekly day off along with a relative and friends proved to be deadly for Mohammad Azam, a software engineer who was beaten to death by a mob in Karnataka's Bidar district on Friday on suspicion of being a child lifter.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
84 Amur leopard remain in the wild: Study
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Scientists estimate that only 84 Amur leopards, a highly endangered specie, are left in the wild across its current range in Russia and China.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Yasin Malik detained in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was detained by police on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Girls allowed to wear shorts, pants in Australia school
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) Girls in Australian schools will be allowed to wear shorts and pants next year as part of a major uniform update in line with their needs and preferences.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Australia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Goa CM decries fake news
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said technology comes with certain drawbacks like fake news which is harmful.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Media,Politics
Elon Musk denies being top donor to Republican committee
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has denied of being a top donor to a Republican political action committee (PAC).
2018-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Everton pummel Austrian minnows ATV Irdning 22-0 in friendly
London, July 15 (IANS) English Premier League side Everton thrashed Austrian minnows ATV Irdning by a whopping 22-0 scoreline with four players scoring hat tricks in a pre-season friendly.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Sri Lanka's special court to begin hearing high-profile graft cases
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) A newly set-up special court of Sri Lanka will on Monday begin hearing high-profile bribery and corruption cases including those against members of the former government, authorities said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bahrain praises Indian community's role in its development
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Sunday lauded the role of the Indian expatriate community's role in his country's development.
2018-07-15
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Staying barefoot may improve children's motor skills
London, July 15 (IANS) Staying barefoot might improve children's motor skills like jumping and balancing compared to those who wear shoes all the time, according to a study.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Sacred Games': Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's comment
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on the freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Had to intervene as Goans stopped eating fish: Parrikar
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he had to intervene in the ongoing controversy over the use of formalin in preserving fish, because people in the coastal state have stopped eating fish.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Berlin's Selke to miss Bundesliga kickoff
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Hertha Berlin striker Davie Selke will be out of action for an infinite period of time, the Bundesliga club announced on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Food-induced anaphylaxis less severe in infants: Study
New York, July 15 (IANS) Symptoms of food-induced anaphylaxis in infants are less severe than in toddlers and older children, a new study suggests.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Rooney provides assist as D.C. United beat Vancouver Whitecaps
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Former Manchester United and England star made his debut for Major League Soccer (MLS) side D.C. United as the club won 3-1 against the Vancouver Whitecaps.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Gained people's support through development work: Shivraj
Indore, July 15 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said his government has received people's support through phased development of the state.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Mediterranean deaths top 1,400 this year: UN
Rome, July 15 (IANS/AKI) A total of 1,422 migrants and refugees perished attempting to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa this year, while 48,629 entered Europe, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, said.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scores of Pakistanis picked up off Sicily
Rome, July 15 (IANS/AKI) A Georgian and a Latvian accused of trafficking people were arrested after Italian Police intercepted their yacht off Sicily and 69 Pakistanis travelling aboard the boat were handed over to authorities.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Italy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump told me to sue EU: May
London, July 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
England could have done better: Kane
St. Petersburg, July 15 (IANS) England captain Harry Kane said his team could have done better, following their 0-2 loss to Belgium in the third-place playoff in 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Toluca FC's Rubens Sambueza awarded Golden Ball for Liga Mx
Los Angeles (United States), July 15 (IANS) Argentine midfielder Rubens Sambueza who plays for Mexican club Toluca, was awarded the Golden Ball for his outstanding performance in the Liga Mx 2017-2018 season, the Mexican league said.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Photo festival brings transgender voices to commoners
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Dubbed as an initiative that seeks to bring powerful art to the people and go beyond the "art-literate circles", a photography festival "opens minds about the transgender community" within India as well as globally, says curator Manik Katyal.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Fernando Torres signs for Japan's Sagan Tosu club
Tokyo, July 15 (IANS) Former Spanish international football star Fernando Torres was introduced in Tokyo on Sunday as a new signing for the J1 league's Sagan Tosu football club.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
British minister quits over texts to women
London, July 15 (IANS) A British minister has resigned after sending text messages of a sexual nature to two women, a media report said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Fashion should always be effortless yet cool: Rannvijay Singha
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor-host Rannvijay Singha says he believes fashion should always be effortless.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dell partners with Chakr Innovation to curb air pollution
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) With the aim of creating awareness about rising air pollution levels, technology major Dell on Sunday organised an experimental event in collaboration with tech start-up Chakr Innovation which converts diesel soot into ink (POINK) through their retro-fit emission control device for diesel generators.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Projectiles launched from Gaza to Israel despite ceasefire
Jerusalem, July 15 (IANS) The Israeli army intercepted one of two missiles launched on Sunday morning from Gaza, despite a ceasefire being reached earlier between Palestinian militants and Israel.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security
Himachal initiates steps to ensure transparency in ration distribution
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has taken steps to ensure transparency and keep a vigil on the quality of ration being distributed under the Public Distribution System (PDS), a minister said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Actors not allowed to have fears: Kajol
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Actress Kajol says there is no place for fears in her profession as people expect them to be perfect all the time.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Britney Spears suffers wardrobe malfunction on stage
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Grammy Award winner Britney Spears suffered a wardrobe malfunction in Maryland while performing her second Piece of Me concert.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Couple killed in J&K accident
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) A couple was killed and their three children injured on Sunday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, police said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi inaugurates Bansagar canal project in Mirzapur
Mirzapur (UP), July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a number of projects including the much awaited Bansagar canal which is expected to provide a big boost to irrigation.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Record number of Afghan civilians killed in first half of 2018: UN
Kabul, July 15 (IANS) A total of 1,692 Afghan civilians were killed due to conflicts and terrorist attacks in the first half of this year, hitting a record high, a UN mission said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
I-PAC launches forum to set agenda for 2019 polls
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) launched the National Agenda Forum (NAF) which expects to mobilise about one crore citizens to formulate an actionable agenda for citizens to choose their leaders online in the 2019 elections, an official said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Over 17mn babies born in China in 2017
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Some 17.58 million babies were born in China last year, according to figures released on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Parineeti, Gul share holiday vibes
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Holiday is on the minds of stars like Parineeti Chopra, Gul Panag and Karan Tacker. They say they like to travel for new experiences and new adventures.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Following US indictments, Twitter bans Russia-linked accounts
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) In response to the US' indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers for hacking into the Democrats' emails during the 2016 presidential campaign, Twitter has banned accounts for both Moscow-linked DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Big B decodes fashion trends (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he either donates his old clothes to the needy or keeps them for himself as he believes fashion has a cyclical nature.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
More than 40,000 Kerala classrooms turn hi-tech
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) As part of the KITE (Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education) initiative of the Kerala Government, more than 40,000 classrooms have turned hi-tech and 4,500 more would do so by the end of this month, a government official said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Technology,Education
TDP delegation to meet Shiv Sena, NCP leaders in Mumbai
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) In a significant political development ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, a delegation of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will meet non-Congress and non-BJP party leaders here on Sunday, informed sources said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India condemns terror attacks in Pakistan
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India has strongly condemned the latest series of terror attacks in poll-bound Pakistan that have claimed over 150 lives.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gau Rakshaks not listening to Modi is a matter of concern: Former VP Hamid Ansari (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) There has been a rise of vigilantism in the country and if "gau rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are not listening to even Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then it is a matter of concern, says former Vice President Hamid Ansari.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Celeb scrutiny: Henry Cavill finds it funny (IANS Interview)
Paris, July 15 (IANS) All their moves are followed, all their words are weighed and they practically lead their lives out in the open. But Henry Cavill doesn't mind that side of fame. The actor, popular as Superman from the "Man of Steel" franchise, says he understands the nature of his job, and believes in living with it rather than fretting over it.
2018-07-15
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
2 BSF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack
Raipur, July 15 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were killed and one was seriously injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Sunday, officials said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Modi inaugurates Bansagar canal project in Mirzapur
Mirzapur, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a number of projects including the much awaited Bansagar canal which is expected to provide a big boost to irrigation.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
N.Korea, US discuss return of American soldiers' remains
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) The US and North Korea held general-level talks for the first time in more than nine years on Sunday to discuss the details of an agreement to repatriate the remains of American troops killed during the 1950-53 Korean War.
2018-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Making contaminated water potable -- at just 50 paise a litre
Darbhanga, July 15 (IANS) An innovative approach is underway in this Bihar district to make contaminated water potable -- with the active participation of private players in coordination with state agencies.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Demi Moore 'roasts' ex husband Bruce Willis
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Bruce Willis became the latest target of Comedy Centrals annual roast here, with his ex wife turning up to join in on the abuse.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rs 1 cr ISRO's lithium ion cell technology gets overwhelming initial response
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) Over 130 companies have shown interest in the Indian space agency's lithium ion cell technology and the pre-application conference will be held on Tuesday, said a senior official.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Creating job opportunities from e-waste: India-born Australian scientist shows the way
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The effective management and disposal of electronic waste, or e-waste -- the innards and shells of dumped smartphones, desktops, laptops and printers, among other things -- is a massive modern-day challenge. But an India-born Australian says end-of-life electronic products offer huge economic and job-generating potential, and India, which produces upward of two million tonnes of electronic waste every year, surely has an advantage.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Education
NASA's stunning footage of Cassini lands Emmy nomination
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) has nominated NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for Outstanding Original Interactive Program for its coverage of the Cassini mission's Grand Finale at Saturn.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Cinema/Showbiz
I don't rush into a film: Director Shashank Khaitan
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) He started his directorial career with "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" in 2014, and then followed it up with "Badrinath Ki Dulhania" three years later. Now as his third movie "Dhadak" is ready for release, Shashank Khaitan prefers being slow and steady in his way of working.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After SC order, officers' mindset has changed: Delhi minister
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Ten days after the Supreme Court clipped the powers of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam says peoples perception about the Delhi government has changed.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Theo Rossi feels 'super fortunate' to represent 'colourful' world
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) American actor Theo Rossi describes himself as "a mix of many things" due to his roots in Italy, Syria and Spain. Best known for playing the bad guy with scalp tattoos in the series "Sons of Anarchy" and supervillain Hernan "Shades" Alvarez in Marvel's "Luke Cage", Rossi emphasises the importance of racial representation in Hollywood and says he feels fortunate to be able to do so through his shows and movies.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) It was a cloudy Sunday morning here with some parts of the national capital receiving light rain. The minimum temperature was recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mayer teases Bieber, Baldwin on steamy hot tub photo
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Singer John Mayer let go no chance to take a dig at newly-engaged couple Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwins steamy photograph from a hot tub.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
How a woman grenade blast survivor overcame disability to inspire change (IANS Special Series)
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Malvika Iyer was a charming 13-year-old girl in 2002 when a grenade accidentally blew up in her hands, ripping her forearm and paralysing her legs, in Bikaner, Rajasthan, where she lived with her parents. An accident that could have ended her life completely changed her perspective, and even though it took years for her to overcome the trauma, she came out stronger and not only found a way to get her life back on track, but also became a harbinger of change for the disabled.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,IANS Special Series,Features,Human Interest/Society
Rajinikanth supports 'One India, One Election' proposal
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) At a time when major political parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the Central government's proposal of 'One India, One Election', actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Sunday came out in support of it.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Hollywood's transgenders laud Scarlett Johansson
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Hollywood's transgender community has applauded actress Scarlett Johansson's decision to withdraw from a project on a trans man after she courted backlash for taking on the role.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Feni, fish and formalin: Morgue preservative in seafood provokes outrage, acrid humour
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Over the last few days, the word formalin or formaldehyde, a powerful carcinogenic disinfectant used to preserve dead bodies in mortuaries, is on the lips of most fish-loving Goans, after the state Food and Drugs Administration cracked down on consignments of fish from other states laced with the chemical.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Once a poetic experience, sex has now become an unfulfilling encounter: Writer Seema Anand (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) She is an acknowledged authority on the Kama Sutra, and her recent book, "The Arts of Seduction", is billed as a guide to having great sex in the 21st century. London-based mythologist and narrative practitioner Kamadevika Seema Anand laments that people are not having "great sex" these days, and that it has been reduced to an "act of instant gratification".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
With Q1 earnings, WPI data scheduled equity indices await eventful week ahead (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) After reaching new landmarks in the last couple of trading sessions, the key Indian equity indices are likely to witness another eventful week (June 16-20), with major quarterly earnings and a key macro-economic data point, the Wholesale Price Index, due in the next few days.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shreyas Talpade to play father to 3 kids
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade, whose last big screen outing was "Golmaal Again", will next play a father to three children in a light-hearted family entertainer titled "Teen Do Paanch".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Fortunate to be offered variety in a short span: Ishaan Khatter
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) He is all of 22. But he has already worked with iconic Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi in his maiden India-set movie "Beyond The Clouds". Now Ishaan Khatter is geared up for the release of his second big canvas entertainer "Dhadak". He says he is very fortunate to get offered variety so early in his career.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
6 of family commit suicide in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 15 (IANS) Six members of a family committed mass suicide in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The original modern 'Action Girl': Modesty Blaise and her capers (Column: Bookends)
With there now being an abundance of formidable female characters, each as "badass" as their male counterparts, it may be difficult to believe that the "realistic" action genre of popular literature was once largely a patriarchal preserve. One capable woman set the path for her ilk.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Testosterone treatment can bring new hope for cancer patients
New York, July 15 (IANS) Treatment with hormone testosterone could be effective at combating a condition of loss of body mass in cancer patients and improving the quality of life, say researchers.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Skills that can help you at your workplace (July 15 is World Youth Skill Day)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) As as been rightly said, "Nothing lasts forever", especially at the workplace. To stay relevant in the industry and at the workplace, upgrade to skills which are newer and designed for modern business.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Education,IANS Life
Kate Upton expecting first child
Miami, July 15 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Upton is expecting her first child with husband Justin Verlander, who she married in an in Italy last November.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Herpes virus linked to Alzheimer's, antivirals may help
London, July 15 (IANS) Scientists have found evidence of a link between herpes infection and Alzheimer's disease as well as the potential of antivirals in reducing the risk of the neurodegenerative disease.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Jaguar escapes zoo enclosure, kills 6 animals
Washington, July 15 (IANS) A jaguar escaped his enclosure at a zoo in the US and killed six other animals.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
7 arrested in Morocco with IS links
Rabat, July 15 (IANS) In its continued crackdown on jihadi elements, Moroccan security agencies have busted a pro-Islamic State (IS) terror module with the arrest of seven persons, the Interior Ministry said.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Malta,Terrorism
Woman delivers twins in train in Thane
Thane, July 15 (IANS) A young Mumbai woman delivered a healthy twins aboard the Mumbai-Visgakhapatnam Express on Sunday, an official said here.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Family meets Sharif, Maryam in Adiala Jail
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Family members met former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam at the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi after the two began serving their prison terms for owning properties disproportionate to their sources of income.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
N.Korea, US to discuss return of soldiers' remains
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) US and North Korean officials will meet on Sunday at the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom for talks about repatriating the remains of American troops killed during the 1950-53 Korean War.
2018-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
2,922 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) A batch of 2,922 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu on Sunday for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Sri Lankan medicines to be protected under international intellectual property system
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its centuries-old folk medicine system for protection under the international intellectual property system.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Trump-Putin summit should proceed: Pompeo
Washington, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the summit between President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin should proceed even as the political fallout continues over the indictments of 12 Russian military intelligence officers.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Vishal looks up to Mohit Malik
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Vishal Aditya Singh says his "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala" co-star Mohit Malik is his favourite and looks up to him.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Haitian PM resigns after fuel-price hikes triggered riots
Port-au-Prince, July 15 (IANS) Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday during a session in the lower house of the Parliament in which he was to have faced a no-confidence vote.
2018-07-15
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy
Kaley Cuoco wants to wear wedding outfit every week
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actress Kaley Cuoco wants to wear her wedding jumpsuit "every single weekend" because she loves the outfit so much.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
33 injured after loss of cabin pressure forces emergency landing in Germany
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Thirty-three people were injured after the cabin of a Ryanair flight depressurized, leading the plane to plunge 9,000 meters and forcing an emergency landing at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Germany's Federal Police said on Saturday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Israel will increase strength of attacks as necessary: Netanyahu
Jerusalem, July 15 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel will increase the strength of attacks as necessary.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security
Henry Cavill's 'fun' Superman role
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Henry Cavill is not worried about missing out on other movie roles because he thinks it's so "fun" playing Superman.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump blames Obama for not preventing 2016 hacking attack
Washington, July 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump blamed his predecessor, Barack Obama, on Saturday for not taking action to prevent the alleged Russian hacking attack into the computer networks of Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during the 2016 presidential election.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jodie Foster excited to act in her 60s, 70s
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actress Jodie Foster thinks she will be offered "much more interesting" roles when she is in her 60s and 70s.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Haitian PM resigns after fuel-price hikes triggered riots
Port-au-Prince, July 15 (IANS) Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday during a session in the lower house of the Parliament in which he was to face a no-confidence vote.
2018-07-15
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy
Bieber's engagement ring costs $500k
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber gifted an engagement ring to his fiancé Hailey Baldwin that was worth $ 500,000.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Mitti' is a flawed but heartwarming saga (Film Review)
Film: "Mitti" (Bengali); Writer and Director: Leena Gangopadhyay; Starring Adil Hussain, Paoli Dam
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN chief condemns Pakistan terror attack
United Nations, July 15 (IANS) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Pakistan targeting political rallies and candidates, his deputy spokesman said.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
'Kolkata court has summoned Tharoor over his 'Hindu Pakistan' comment'
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) A court here has summoned Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for his comment that a "Hindu Pakistan" would be created if the BJP returned to power, the petitioner said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
2nd ODI: England beat India to level series
London, July 14 (IANS) England dominated with both bat and ball to defeat India by 86 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at Lord's here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Youth on bike dies after being hit by speeding car and dragged 300 metres
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A youth succumbed to his injuries after a speeding car rammed his bike and dragged him at least 300 metres until police at a picket stopped the vehicle, police said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIFA World Cup: Talented France to battle resillient Croatia for title (Preview)
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) France will bid to win their second FIFA World Cup title as they will start as slight favourites against maiden finalists Croatia in the 2018 edition title-decider at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Goyal hears Rajasthan traders' grievances on GST, promises resolution
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday took feedback from Rajasthan's business community on GST and assured that their complaints and suggestions would be be presented in front of the GST Council.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra passes off peacefully in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) The 141st Rath Yatra culminated at the Lord Jagannath Temple in Jamalpur area of the city as it returned safely after encircling various parts of the old city, amidst thousands of devotees who had thronged to see the journey of the Lord, on the auspicious day of the Ashadhi Beej on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Religion
Teenage girl raped by friend in Delhi park, accused held
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl was raped by her male friend after he took her into a dark, deserted park on the pretext of talking to her privately, police said on Saturday adding that the accused has been arrested.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerber beats Serena in straight sets to wins 1st-ever Wimbledon title
Wilmbledon, July 14 (IANS) Germany's Angelique Kerbe won her first-ever Wimbledon tennis title on Saturday after defeating Serena Williams of the US 6-3, 6-3 in the final.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Tennis
World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third
St Petersburg, July 14 (IANS) A slick Belgium produced a spirited performance befitting their pre-tournament reputation to get past England 2-0 and finish third in the FIFA World Cup here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India's Sahil, Kangaraj fizz out at World U20 athletics
Tampere (Finland), July 14 (IANS) India's Sahil Silwal and Kangaraj Kamalraj finished out of the medal bracket in their respective events on the penultimate day of the IAAF World U20 Championships here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Athletics
Marquez earns pole position for German MotoGP
Sachsenring (Germany), July 14 (IANS) Spanish rider Marc Marquez of Honda clinched the pole position on Saturday for the German MotoGP.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Rajasthan government to connect with people via NaMo app
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will communicate directly with the masses using NaMo app and inform them about various developmental schemes launched by the Narendra Modi government, said state BJP chief Madan Lal Saini on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Sharif, Maryam to contest verdict; no bed, AC for ex-PM in jail
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam and her husband have decided to appeal against the July 6 verdict by an anti-corruption court. They were convicted and jailed for owning properties disproportionate to their sources of income.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Djokovic beats Nadal after marathon battle, advances to Wimbledon final
Wimbledon, July 14 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Saturday beat World No.1 Rafael Nadal of Spain 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11-9), 3-6, 10-8, ending a marathon match that began a day earlier to advance to the final of Wimbledon.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Tennis
Pemba Sherpa missing in the mountains, daughter waits for return
Kolkata, July(IANS) Multiple mount Everest sumitter Pemba Sherpa has missing while returning from Saser Kangri peak, his family said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 engineers kidnapped from Libya oil field, 2 later freed
Tripoli, July 14 (IANS) Four engineers were kidnapped from an oil field in southern Libya on Saturday, the state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Saturday. Two of them were later freed.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10 killed in Myanmar landslide
Yangon, July 14 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in a massive landslide in Myanmar's Kachin state on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish 3rd
St Petersburg, July 14 (IANS) Belgium got past England 2-0 to finish third in the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Mbappe not given 'special status' in France team, says coach Deschamps
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) France head coach Didier Deschamps says that teenage forward Kylian Mbappe does not receive any special treatment in the team despite his status as an emerging superstar.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Croatia defender Vida escapes FIFA sanctions for yelling 'Glory to Ukraine'
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has ruled that Croatian defender Domagoj Vida would not be sanctioned following the investigation of the second video, in which he is seen holding what looks like a bottle of beer and yelling "Glory to Ukraine!" and ""Burn, Belgrade" in Croatian.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Saudi woman arrested for hugging singer
Riyadh, July 14 (IANS) A woman in Saudi Arabia has been arrested after she ran on stage to hug a male singer during a concert, the media reported.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Police exams: Internet services remain suspended in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Internet services remained suspended from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Rajasthan on Saturday to ensure the smooth conduct of examinations for the recruitment of 13,142 police constables.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Highway length rose by 3,000 kms in Andhra since 2014: Gadkari
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The length of national highways have increased by almost 3,000 km in Andhra Pradesh since the BJP government came to power in the Centre, said Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nawabzaade actress Isha Rikhi feels fortunate with her Bollywood debut
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Isha Rikhi who is making her Bollywood debut with romantic comedy film "Nawabzaade" said she was very lucky to get such opportunity.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Freedom of expression fundamental democratic right: Rahul
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the "Sacred Games" web series, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and RSS believe the freedom of expression must be policed and controlled but he feels it is a fundamental democratic right.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi crime branch officers accused of holding youth hostage
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth has alleged that he, along with his friend, were held hostage for three days by four policemen posted in the crime branch here, an official said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Government to track down GST defaulters, warns Sushil Modi
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Using data analytics, the government would track down and penalise defaulters of Goods and Services Tax (GST), said Group of Ministers (GoM) on GST Network ChairmanSushil Kumar Modi on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Lakhs turn up for Rath Yatra celebrations in West Bengal
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Thousands of devotees chanting "Jai Jagannath" and "Hare Krishna" pulled the ropes, as West Bengal celebrated the Chariot Festival or Ratha Yatra, Lord Jagannath's annual visit to his aunt's house, with gaiety and religious fervour on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
BSF nabs farmer on Punjab border with heroin
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) BSF troopers apprehended a farmer along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur district and recovered nearly 700 grams of heroin from him, a Border Security Force spokesman said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha CM congratulates Mohapatra, Mansingh on RS nomination
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday congratulated sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra and Odissi danseuse Sonal Mansingh on being nominated to the Rajya Sabha.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Western Railway uses modern technique to scan old Mumbai bridges
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) After Railway Minister Piyush Goyal cracked the whip, the Western Railway (WR) launched a safety audit of all 445 bridges on the Mumbai suburban section, deploying modern techniques to scan some of the oldest structures, an official said here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Will be forced to call Modi by his various popular nicknames: Congress
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his calling Congress President Rahul Gandhi as "naamdar" in a public speech in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Saturday said it too would be forced to call him by various nicknames if he did not mend his ways.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan mourns loss of 132 lives in savage poll bombing
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) A number of bombings on political rallies over the past one week have shattered peace in Pakistan ahead of the July 25 polls, with the latest in the string being a devastating suicide attack in Balochistan on Friday that killed at least 132 people.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
AAP names six more candidates in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released a list of six more candidates for the Chhattisgarh assembly elections set to be held later this year, taking the total to 68.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Rosatom starts work on unit 2 of Bangladesh n-project
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) The first "concrete ceremony" marking the beginning of main construction of the second unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project (RNPP) in Bangladesh took place on Saturday at Rooppur, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom said in a statement.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Technology,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Root's unbeaten ton takes England to 322/7 vs India
London, July 14 (IANS) Joe Root spearheaded a strong batting effort with an unbeaten century to help England post 322/7 against India in the second one-day international (ODI) of the three-match series at Lord's here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bihar set to get cheapest drinking water in world
Darbhanga/Patna, July 14 (IANS) An innovative cost-effective drinking water project in Bihar promises to lower the price of one-litre bottle to 50 paise -- cheapest in the world.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Thousands protest as Trump takes to Scotland's golf course
Glasgow, July 14 (IANS) Thousands of people took to the streets of Edinburgh on a second day of protests against US President Donald Trump who teed off on the fairways of his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy
AAP says LG has allowed IAS officers to file cases in court against Assembly
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In the escalating war with the Delhi Lt Governor, the ruling AAP's Petitions Committee on Saturday alleged that the Lt Governor has allowed IAS officers to move the High Court against the Assembly over "irregularities" in desilting work taken up by the PWD and the civic bodies.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amidst chances of contest for Deputy Chairman's post, government nominates four to Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, the government on Saturday nominated four personalities including classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, to the Rajya Sabha.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 killed as blasts strike Somali capital
Mogadishu, July 14 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and several others injured on Saturday in two explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, police officials said.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Somalia,Politics,Terrorism
'Dhadak' director impressed by Janhvi's professionalism
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) "Dhadak" director Shashank Khaitan says that he is impressed by the professional commitment of the film's lead actress Janhvi Kapoor, a debutante, who finished shooting it on time, even after the sudden demise of her mother and legendary actress Sridevi.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Napoli midfielder Jorginho joins Chelsea on 5-year contract
London, July 14 (IANS) English Premier League (EPL) club Chelsea announced on Saturday the signing of Napoli's Italian-Brazilian midfielder Jorginho on a five-year contract for a reported transfer fee of 50 million pounds sterling ($66.15 million).
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Congress interested only in Muslim men, not women's welfare: Modi
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) Raking up the controversy over the reported remarks of Rahul Gandhi that the Congress is a party for Muslims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress and other parties of wanting continuance of practices like triple talaq.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Demonstrations to be held against low MSP: Farmers' association
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Saturday said farmers would hold demonstrations across the country against the Narendra Modi-government for failing to fix fair Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Hapur lynching survivor says police saving accused cow vigilantes
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Police are trying to weaken the Hapur lynching case at the behest of the BJP and the Yogi Adityanath government, said the witness and survivor of the June 18 murder allegedly by cow vigilantes after he was discharged from a hospital here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar project promises drinking water at 50 paise per litre
Patna, July 14 (IANS) An innovative cost-effective drinking water project in Bihar promises to lower the price of one-litre bottle to 50 paise. The project launched on Saturday in Darbhanga by Sulabh International will convert contaminated pond water into safe drinking water.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Messi, Ronaldo favourites of Indian fans, reveals survey
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Although Argentina and Portugal exited early from the football World Cup 2018, Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo remain the favourites of Indian sports fans while Neymar and Modric are second and third place respectively.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Vaghela threatens to sever political ties with his son
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) : Hours after his son joined the BJP, former Leader of Opposition Shankersinh Vaghela warned him that he should quit the saffron party within a week, else he would sever all political ties with him.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Dozens injured as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure
Dublin, July 14 (IANS) More than 30 passengers on a Ryanair flight, some bleeding from their ears, were reportedly taken to hospital after the cabin became depressurised and the plane had to make an emergency landing in Frankfurt.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Ireland,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Shivraj will form government in MP again: Amit Shah
Ujjain, July 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will again from the government in the state after the assembly elections later this year.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Vijay Devarakonda throws surprise party for fans
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) All roads in Hyderabad would lead to Jubilee Hills on Sunday when actor Vijay Devarakonda has invited the entire media and his fans for a surprise party.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India unveils world's largest visa centre in Bangladesh, discusses 'mutual concerns'
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated here the world's largest state-of-the-art visa centre, equipped with a range of modern facilities and, promising shorter waiting times for applicants, and also discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual concerns, including menace of terrorism, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Army chief visits J&K's Akhnoor to review security
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Army chief, Gen Bipin Rawat on Saturday visited Akhnoor sector in Jammu and Kashmir to review the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness of the troops.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Bank, insurance unions threaten strike during Parliament's winter session
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The Co-ordination Committee of Bank, Insurance and Finance Sector Unions (CCBIFU) on Saturday said a would be called during the winter session of the Parliament if the government does not revise its policies on banking and insurance sectors.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
New coach Cuadrat takes charge as Bengaluru FC begin pre-season
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Indian Super Cup champions Bengaluru FC kicked off the first leg of their 2018-19 pre-season with an open training session at the Bangalore Football Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Checking for heart damage may predict risk of Pakinson's later
New York, July 14 (IANS) Examining stress and inflammation in the heart may be key to predicting risk of Parkinson's disease, say researchers, as it may help physicians test new therapies and delay the progression of the disorder.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sean Stone, Tina Thadani collaborate for 'Anarkali' short film
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) American actor-director Seane Stone and Indo-Canadian actress Tina Thadani have teamed up for a short Hindi film titled "Anarkali".
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana launches 'I am not afraid of English' campaign in schools
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) The Haryana Education Department has launched 'I am not afraid of English' initiative to promote English language right from Class 1 in the state's primary schools, it was announced on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Education
Four missing after boat capsizes in Andhra
Vijayawada, July 14 (IANS) Four persons went missing while about 20 others were rescued after a boat capsized in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, eye-witnesses said.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India outclass Ireland in U-23 5-nation hockey meet
Antwerp (Belgium), July 14 (IANS) The Indian junior men's hockey team marched to a comfortable 5-0 win against Ireland in their opening match at the Under-23 Five Nations Tournament here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Hockey
Maryam, husband to challenge verdict; Sharif lands in 'B' class jail
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Ex-Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam and her husband have decided to appeal against the July 6 verdict by an accountability court. The two along with Sharif were convicted and sentenced in absentia to lengthy prison terms in connection with their ownership of properties in London.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Modric says Croatia squad must be calm under pressure for World Cup final
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) Croatia captain Luka Modric on Saturday said his team would work to stay calm under pressure and focus on overcoming France in the final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as new head coach
Madrid, July 14 (IANS) English Premier League (EPL) club Chelsea on Saturday announced the appointment of Italy's Maurizio Sarri as new head coach for the next three seasons, after he spent three seasons at Napoli.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Monchengladbach sign Nice's striker Plea
Berlin, July 14 (IANS) Borussia Monchengladbach have completed the transfer of striker Alassane Plea from French football outfit OGC Nice.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Real Betis sign Portugal midfielder Carvalho
Madrid, July 14 (IANS) Spanish top-division football club Real Betis has signed Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho from Sporting Lisbon on a five-year contract.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Statues of Peru football team coach, captain unveiled in Lima
Lima, July 14 (IANS) Peru football team captain Paolo Guerrero and coach Ricardo Gareca, who helped the South American team qualify for the FIFA World Cup after a 36-year absence, had a pair of statues unveiled in their honour in Lima.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
Dheeraj Sharma named NCP youth wing chief
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Youth leader Dheeraj Sharma has been appointed the new national President of NCP's youth wing Nationalist Youth Congress, party President Sharad Pawar announced here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Punch a minute late for some days and Tesla may fire you
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) With Elon Musk-headed Tesla focusing on ramping up production of its Model 3 electric sedans, the company has rolled out a new attendance policy under which all hourly employees face termination if they show up at work even one minute late without permission for certain number of times, the media reported.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Wanted Punjab criminal shot dead in Himachal
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police on early Saturday shot dead a wanted criminal and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter, said a senior police officer.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dhrisha joins cast of 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Dhrisha Kalyani will play the grown-up version of Jhipari on the show "Mere Sai".
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ryan Jamaal Swain urges Madonna to appear on 'Pose' 2nd season
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actor Ryan Jamaal Swain has requested singer Madonna Louise Ciccone to make her appearance in the second season of the show "Pose".
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran's Army Chief to visit Pakistan
Tehran, July 14 (IANS) The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces will start a three-day visit to Pakistan on Sunday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
India unveils world's largest visa centre in Bangladesh, discusses 'mutual concerns'
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated here the world's largest state-of-the-art visa centre, equipped with a range of modern facilities and, promising shorter waiting times for applicants, and also discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual concerns, including menace of terrorism, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nepal monsoon death toll rises to 56
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) The death toll in floods and landslides caused by torrential rains across Nepal since the beginning of monsoon season has risen to 56, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Croatia coach: World Cup final will not change my perspective of team
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said on Saturday that he would be proud of his team regardless of the outcome of their 2018 FIFA World Cup final clash against France.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sindhu enters Thailand Open final
Bangkok, July 14 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame Indonesian Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in three games here on Saturday to set-up the Thailand Open women's singles final against reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Hima Das the new poster girl of Indian athletics (Column: Just Sport)
What a week it has been for sport! Assams Hima Das created history becoming the first Indian to win a track gold at a world meet and shared headline space with tiny Croatia entering the World Cup final, Roger Federer getting knocked out of Wimbledon and the Indian cricket team starting their tour of Ireland-England on a high note.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Coal India expects 322 mt from ongoing projects in FY19
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Coal India Ltd on Saturday said as many as 119 major ongoing coal projects are expected to contribute about 322 million tonnes (mt) to its estimated production in the current fiscal.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Akriti releases mash-up using her wedding footage
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Singer Akriti Kakar has released a "Dilbaro"-"Din Shagna"-"Madhaniya" mash-up as a tribute to the father-daughter bond using her wedding footage.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Don't act like 'prophets of doom', Goa Minister tells media
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Saturday accused the state's media of acting like "prophets of doom" as major local dailies ran stories and editorials criticizing the government for its alleged bid to downplay presence of formalin in fish sold here and its flip-flop on the level of chemical.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Notes spiked instantly, why Ram Mandir decision still hangs: Thackeray
Pune, July 14 (IANS) Launching a fresh salvo at ruling ally Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday asked if the demonetization decision could be taken so quickly, why is the decision on building Ram Temple in Ayodhya still pending.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Nawaz in jail: Congress, BJP trade tweet taunts
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday threw a taunting tweet at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his comments on the arrest of "dear friend" former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter on corruption charges. The BJP responded with a jibe that all Congress leaders out on bail will be in jail soon.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shuttlers thrash Kazakhstan at Asian Junior Championships
Jakarta, July 14 (IANS) India thrashed Kazakhstan 5-0 in their opening match of the Asian Junior Championships badmiton tournament here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
'Israel should be role model for IT savvy Goa'
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) Israel should be a role model for Goa, a state which should aspire to become a very hi-tech centre at the cutting edge of technology, former director of Infosys, Mohandas Pai said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Technology
Gang of car thieves busted in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, July 14 (IANS) Police have busted a high-tech auto lifters' gang and arrested two persons in this connection in Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh, said an official on Saturday. Nine luxury cars were also recovered from them.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sindhu enters Thailand Open final
Bangkok, July 14 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame Indonesian Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in three games here on Saturday to set-up the Thailand Open women's singles final against reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village
Nuuk (Greenland), July 14 (IANS) A huge iceberg has drifted close to a village in Greenland, prompting a partial evacuation in case it splits and the resulting wave swamps homes, a media report said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Greenland,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
NGOs hail Nippon Life for dropping coal finance
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With Japan's Nippon Life Insurance Company purporting to restrict new finance for coal plant projects regardless of their location, a group of environmental NGOs and experts on Saturday hailed the decision, saying it was aimed to strengthen commitment to the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Reverse decision on helmets for Sikh women: Akali Dal
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Accusing the Union Territory (UT) Administration of changing the definition of Sikh women to make the wearing of helmets on two-wheelers compulsory for all non-turbaned women, the Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday urged that the decision be reversed immediately for all Sikh women.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
NASA's Juno data points to new volcano on Jupiter moon Io
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Using data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft, scientists have got clues to a previously undiscovered volcano on the Jupiter moon Io.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
One Kerala rape-accused priest moves SC for relief from arrest
New Delhi/Thiruvalla, July 14 (IANS) One of the two Malankara Orthodox Church priests, who are on the run facing charges of sexual abuse of a parishioner, approached the Supreme Court on Saturday seeking relief from arrest, while the other will do so on Monday, said an official.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Haemorrhagic stroke highest in northeastern states: Study
Toronto, July 14 (IANS) One in three people, between 30-69 years, living in India's northeastern states, suffered premature deaths due to haemorrhagic stroke in 2015, and were about three times higher than the national average, alarming research, led by one of an Indian-origin, has found.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
BBC's Bafta awards winning shows to air in India (Lead, correcting para 3)
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Shows like "Wolf Hall" and "Unforgotten" that have won the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) awards will soon be aired in India.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Shivraj begins 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra'
Ujjain, July 14 (IANS) Months before Madhya Pradesh goes to polls, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday began his "Jan Ashirwad Yatra" from the holy city of Ujjain. The yatra was flagged off by BJP President Amit Shah, who is on a day's visit to the state.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
2018 World Cup was a big success: Russian organizers
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has been a resounding success, according to the Local Organizing Committees chairman and Russian Vice Prime Minister, Arkady Dvorkovich, who on Saturday praised the work done across the country's 12 host cities.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Punjabi music is soulful, eternal: Shahid Mallya
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) "Ikk kudi" hitmaker Shahid Mallya says Punjabi music is soulful and eternal.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two Kerala rape-accused priests decide to move SC
New Delhi/Thiruvalla, July 14 (IANS) One of the two Malankara Orthodox Church priests, who are on the run facing charges of sexual abuse of a parishioner, approached the Supreme Court on Saturday, while the other will do so on Monday, said an official.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian family receives wrong body after mix-up in UAE
Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS) A bereaved Indian family in Kerala, grappling with the untimely demise of their relative in the UAE capital, has received someone else's body in a shocking mix up.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Togo,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
Gay men, adulterers publicly flogged in Indonesia
Jakarta, July 14 (IANS) Some 15 people including women accused for being gay or committing adultery were publicly flogged in indonesia's Aceh province.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Indonesia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
13 rescued from Thai cave to be released next week
Bangkok, July 14 (IANS) The 12 school boys and football coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand where they had been trapped over two weeks will be released from the hospital next week, the authorities said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Thailand,Human Interest/Society
Kris Jenner opens up about infidelity, sex tapes
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Reality TV personality Kris Jenner has openly spoken about the infamous incidents and controversies revolving around her family and personal life.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Will Congress support issues like triple talaq: Modi
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) Raking up the reported remarks of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi that Congress is a party for Muslims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he was not "surprised" by that but asked whether it would support Muslim women on issues like triple talaq.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kenya's dwarf football team dreams of going pro, inspiring new sides
Nairobi, July 14 (IANS) Lion Stars, Kenya's first men's dwarf football team, is optimistic about its future, despite being forced to miss out on its chance to participate in a recent tournament in the United States.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Football
Equity indices surged over 2% this week; Sensex touched new high (Market Review)
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Supportive global cues and a healthy start to the earnings season lifted the key Indian equity indices over 2 per cent in the week ended Friday, with the BSE Sensex setting fresh benchmarks and the NSE Nifty50 closing over the 11,000-mark.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Twitter moves navigation bar to bottom on Android phones
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is changing the location of its navigation bar and bringing it at the bottom of the app interface in the new update for Android devices.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath begins in Odisha
Puri, July 14 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees on Saturday thronged this pilgrim town in Odisha to witness the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
Tripura urges ministry to persuade SpiceJet to continue operations to Agartala
Agartala, July 14 (IANS) After Jet Airways, budget airline SpeiceJet has decided to suspend operations to Tripura capital Agartala from September 1, prompting the Chief Minister to seek intervention of the Union Civil Aviation Minister, an official said here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
England opt to bat in 2nd ODI vs India
London, July 14 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan opted to bat against India in the second One-Day International (ODI) of the three-match rubber at Lord's on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Swiss midfielder Shaqiri joins Liverpool
London, July 14 (IANS) English Premier League club Liverpool on Saturday announced the signing of Switzerland attacking midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri for the upcoming season.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
When humanoid robot Sophia fell in love with 'colourful and diverse' India
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Humanoid Robot Sophia, who was in India, says the country is colourful, diverse and beautiful.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maybe I excel at supernatural thriller genre: Dipika Kakar
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Dipika Kakar does not mind getting slotted in the supernatural thriller genre, saying she maybe excels at it.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BSF only force that allows smartphone use: DG
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) is the only security force in India that allows its troopers to use their smartphones to keep in touch with their families, a top official said here.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Technology,Defence/Security
BBC's Bafta winning shows to air in India
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Shows like "Wolf Hall" and "Unforgotten" that have won the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) awards will soon be aired in India.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Mangeshkars migrated as Goa lacked opportunities: Parrikar
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar, head of the Mangeshskar clan comprising of legendary singers Lata, Asha, Hridaynath and two other talented siblings, left Goa because of lack of opportunities, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Technology,Cinema/Showbiz
Amit Mehra to represent India at The Men Universe 2018-19
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor-model Amit Mehra, who was raised in the national capital, is set to represent India at 11th edition of The Men Universe 2018-19 in the Dominican Republic.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Not just fish, contaminated fruit also causes cancer: Goa Minister
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) Under fire for his alleged support to a trader of carcinogenic formalin-laced fish from neighbouring states, Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Saturday said not just fish but eating contaminated fruit also causes cancer.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Is the government in a pre-election haste to revamp green laws?
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS/Mongabay) It is the final leg of the current Indian governments tenure, which began in 2014. As the general elections loom, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has gone into hyperactive mode over the past year, proposing a major overhaul of the countrys environmental laws that govern its forests, fragile coasts, precious wildlife and manage the toxic levels of air pollution.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Decoded: How Omega-3 fatty acid helps inhibit cancer's spread
New York, July 14 (IANS) While eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as fatty fish, certain nuts and seeds, have been known to prevent heart diseases and arthritis, a new research, led by one of Indian-origin, showed that omega-3 fatty byproducts may also have anti-cancer effects.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Tamil Nadu opposes repeal of UGC Act
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday strongly opposed the draft bill on Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act) Act 2018.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Education
Belgium's Witsel expects France to win World Cup
St. Petersburg, July 14 (IANS) Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel expects France to defeat Croatia in the final of the 2018 World Cup.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
ED chargesheets Naveen Jindal, others in coal block allocation case
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday said it has filed a chargesheet against industrialist Naveen Jindal, a former Lok Sabha MP, his company Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and others for money laundering in its probe into the coal block alloacation case.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dell to celebrate empowering women entrepreneurs in Canada
Toronto, July 14 (IANS) Computer maker Dell will celebrate empowering women entrepreneurs from the world over at a three-day global summit from Sunday in this Canadian metropolis.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Canada,Technology,Business/Economy
Sunny Leone set to premiere 'Karenjit Kaur' despite objection
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone is ready to tell her story through "Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone" despite the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) having issues with the usage of "Kaur" in the title of the web series.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Actor Corey Sligh found guilty of molesting minor
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Model-actor Corey Sligh, who appeared on American television show "The Young and the Restless", has been found guilty of molesting a minor girl and can face up to 20 years jail term.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Israel bombs Hamas positions in Gaza
Jerusalem, July 14 (IANS) The Israeli army said on Saturday that it has bombed Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip, including two tunnels, in response to the launch of 31 projectiles.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security
Sharifs to face trial in 2 more NAB cases in Adiala Jail
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) The trial of two remaining National Accountability Bureau (NAB) cases against former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family will take place in Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bill Murray,Tilda Swinton to star in 'The Dead Don't Lie' zombie comedy
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actors Bill Murray and Tilda Swinton have bagged roles in Jim Jarmusch's zombie comedy film "The Dead Don't Die".
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
China's new world heritage site limits visitors
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) Mount Fanjingshan, China's latest entry on the Unesco World Heritage List, has been asked to limit visitors in an effort to protect the site.
2018-07-14
Category: International, China,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Keep your fashion high, travel in style this monsoon
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Monsoon is in full swing in many parts of the country, and its time to update your wardrobe for the rainy season. While the torrential downpour, puddles and muddy streets can make dressing up a challenge during these months, following a few guidelines will help keep your fashion game high.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sirin Labs finalising world's 1st Blockchain-based smartphone
London, July 14 (IANS) Swiss consumer electronics company Sirin Labs has reportedly finalised a dual-screen design for its Blockchain-based "Finney" smartphone in partnership with handset manufacturer Foxconn.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Business/Economy
Google's Phone app to filter spam calls without any notification
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Google has rolled out "caller ID and spam protection" on its Phone app with which the app itself would be able to filter out calls that it detects to be spams, eliminating all notifications and alerts for those calls as well.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Jensen Ackles' 'Arrow' dream to come true
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actor Stephen Amell is excited about the seventh season of "Arrow" but before it premieres later this year, he says "Supernatural" star Jensen Ackles dream will come true.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN finalises global compact aimed at aiding legal migration
United Nations, July 14 (IANS) The UN has come up with a compact incorporating key provisions for smoother pathways to legal migration and safeguarding migrants that are of particular relevance to India, which contributes the world's largest migrant population.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Molecular clock could make smartphone navigation more accurate
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a molecular clock on a chip which could one day significantly improve the accuracy and performance of navigation on smartphones and other consumer devices.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Evan Rachel Wood, Sterling K. Brown in talks to voice 'Frozen 2'
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actors Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown are in talks to lend their voices to characters in Walt Disney's upcoming animated sequel "Frozen 2".
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP says Amit Shah didn't speak on Ram temple
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday denied that its President Amit Shah had made any statement in a Hyderabad meeting on Ram temple in Ayodhya even as AIMIM chief Asaddudin Owaisi questioned him for speaking on the sensitive issue that is being decided by the Supreme Court.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
FDA approves first drug with potential for smallpox treatment
Washington, July 14 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday approved the first drug with an indication for treatment of smallpox.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Weinstein was misquoted on 'Roles for Sex' Interview: Lawyer
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Film producer Harvey Weinsteins lawyer has stated that his clients statement was misquoted on his 'Roles for Sex' interview.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Two Indian Americans donate Rs 13.5 cr to Tirupati temple
Tirupati, July 14 (IANS) Two Indian Americans donated Rs 13.5 crore to the Lord Venkateswara temple here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
India unveils world's largest visa centre in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated the world's largest state-of-the-art visa centre here with modern facilities, promising shorter waiting times for applicants.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Soldier injured in Pakistan firing on LoC
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier has been injured in sniper fire from Pakistan side on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu district, Defence Ministry sources said.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Anderson edges Isner in epic match to reach Wimbledon final
London, July 14 (IANS) Kevin Anderson advanced to his first Wimbledon final by outlasting John Isner 7-6 (8-6), 6-7 (5-7), 6-7 (9-11), 6-4, 26-24 in the longest semi-final in Grand Slam tennis history.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Anupam 'panicked' after losing Twitter followers (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher says he was panicked and questioned his eyesight after losing 130,000 followers on Twitter.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Veteran journalist Yagnik fell off building: MP Police
Indore, July 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Police on Saturday said veteran journalist Kalpesh Yagnik did not die of a heart attack as reported earlier but lost his life after he fell from the terrace of a building here.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Imran Khan taunts Sharif over his 'friendship' with Modi
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has taunted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over his "friendship" with Ind­ian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused the two of creating the law and order situation in the country and tension at the border to manipulate the situation in favour of the rival PML-N.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Johansson quits transgender role following criticism
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson, who has been criticised for playing a transgender in "Rub & Tug", has backed out of the film.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Croatia hungry for World Cup title: Midfielder Rakitic
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic has said that all 4.5 million of his compatriots will be behind the team when they battle France in the 2018 World Cup final.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Archives of south Asian oral history housed in India
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Hundreds of rare ethnographic sound recordings, including parables, songs, hymns, instrumental music, and poems, made their way to India as part of a collaborative project between British Library and Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (ARCE).
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Musk wants to visit India early 2019, will Modi have the time?
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who just completed a successful three-day visit to China, has shown an interest in visiting India in early 2019 -- a time when the country would be busy preparing for its general elections.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Showing 'Searching' in India is special: Director
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) After garnering rave reviews at the Sundance Film festival in the US, director Aneesh Chaganty's "Searching" is set to hit the Indian screens on August 3. He says showing the film to the Indian audience is something special.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
LCA Tejas introduced because of my efforts: Parrikar
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) The Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) of the Indian Air Force has been introduced because of his efforts when he was Defence Minister, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday, stating that the project was "not going anywhere" before he assumed charge of the ministry in 2014.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Defence/Security
President nominates 4 to Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday nominated four eminent people, including noted classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, to the Rajya Sabha.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
I'm a bankable actor: Kartik Aaryan
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) He rose to fame with "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" and is currently riding high on the success of his latest Rs 100 crore film "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety". Actor Kartik Aaryan, who is loving his space in Bollywood, says he is now a bankable star.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood,National
Railways to install plastic bottle crushing machines at 2,000 stations
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Joining the battle against plastic waste, Indian Railways is installing plastic bottle crushing machines at 2,000 stations across the country.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shabana Azmi denies 'anti-national' quote attributed to her
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress-activist Shabana Azmi has denied an "anti-national" quote attributed to her by a man named Santosh Bharatiya, which said that "India is not a good and great nation as the Muslims are not happy here."
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No anti-incumbency, BJP set for fourth term: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh (IANS Interview)
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh says there is no anti-incumbency against his government despite being in power for over 14 years and that the ruling BJP is poised for a fourth successive victory in Assembly polls later this year.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Croatia in World Cup: The story of its origin (Comment)
Croatia's prominence in the football World Cup freshened memories of its origin in the war which expanded after German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher recognised Croatian and Slovenian independence, ahead of other European Union countries which were palpitating because German reunification in 1989 had already added to their anxieties.
2018-07-14
Category: International, India,Politics,Sports,Opinion/Commentary,Diplomacy
How can the Congress shed its 'Muslim party' image? (Column: Political Circus)
Ever since the A.K. Antony committee identified the Congress's Muslim "appeasement" tag as a major reason for its electoral reverses, the 133-year-old Grand Old Party (GOP) has been unable to formulate a clear-cut policy on the country's largest minority community.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Opinion/Commentary
Unpretentious, honest Katrina takes control of her life again (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
From the time last year, when Katrina Kaif celebrated her birthday, things couldn't have become worse. Her love life was in a shambles with her relationship with Ranbir Kapoor coming to an end and her career, which had been put on hold for love, was going nowhere.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
1st Haj batch from J&K to leave for Saudi Arabia (Lead, correcting intro)
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) The first batch of 820 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir will be leaving for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform this year's Haj pilgrimage.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
'Promoting forgiveness, going beyond clash of identities necessary for world peace'
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Compassion and forgiveness towards fellow people, protecting the rights of marginalised sections and going beyond clash of identities are the most important aspects for promoting peace in the society, according to a panel of eminent persons.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
Decorated top cop pens cat-and-mouse tale of nabbing Bihar's dreaded outlaw
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) If Nitish Kumar's rise as the Chief Minister of Bihar in November 2005 is seen as the onset of what he calls "sushasan" or good governance, then multiple award-winning IPS officer Amit Lodha's contribution in ridding the state of routine kidnappings, murders and rapes is significant -- at least that is what emerges from a real life cat-and-mouse tale that Lodha has now penned -- with some caution.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Crime/Disaster/Accident,IANS Life
German ruling a real-life lesson for India on digital inheritance (Tech Trend)
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In a landmark ruling when it comes to post-death digital rights, Germany's highest court has told Facebook to grant a grieving mother access to her late daughter's account.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Opinion/Commentary,Technology,Business/Economy,Features
Punjab Police kill gangster in Himachal
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police on Saturday killed a gangster and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
My father, brother are awesome in 'Yamla Pagla Deewana...': Bobby
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Actor Bobby Deol, who is gearing up for the release of "Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se", says his father-veteran actor Dharmendra and brother Sunny Deol are awesome in the upcoming film.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Another Viennese psychologist's contribution to human understanding - and happiness (Book Review)
Title: The Courage To Be Disliked; Author: Ichiro Kishimi & Fumitake Koga; Publisher: Allen & Unwin; Pages: 288; Price: Rs 499
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Elon Musk wants to visit India in 2019
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk who just completed his three-day visit to China, has shown an interest in visiting India early 2019.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Turkey to lift state of emergency next week
Ankara, July 14 (IANS) Turkey's two-year-long state of emergency is expected to be lifted on July 18, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin has said.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security
Japan floods: 18,000 volunteers help in worst affected areas
Tokyo, July 14 (IANS) Some 18,000 volunteers from all across Japan on Saturday participated
2018-07-14
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Apple increases support for Malala Fund to advance girls' education
Rio de Janeiro, July 14 (IANS) Apple Developer Academies will play an important role in supporting the Malala Fund's mission to provide education opportunities to girls across the globe, Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has said, referring to deepening of partnerships between the tech giant and the fund.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Brazil,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
'Captain Marvel' writer to pen 'Artemis' movie
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Writer Geneva Robertson-Dworet has been roped in to adapt the movie version of author Andy Weirs science-fiction novel "Artemis."
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Money, revenge prompted Hicky to rail against graft: Author
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Money and revenge was the primary motivation for the anti-corruption crusade of James Augustus Hicky, who launched the first printed newspaper in India in the late 18th century, according to a researcher.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Media,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Every song based around Taj Mahal becomes memorable: Amyra Dastur
Agra, July 14 (IANS) Actress Amyra Dastur, who has shot a romantic number with co-actor Ali Fazal at the Taj Mahal here for the upcoming film "Prassthanam", hopes the track becomes "catchy" as every song based around the monument has become memomrable.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Josh Hopkins to star in thriller 'Crown Vic'
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actor Josh Hopkins, best known for his role in "Quantico," is set to star in the film "Crown Vic" for writer-director Joel Souza.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shankersinh Vaghela's son joins BJP, yet another jolt for Congress
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) Less than 48 hours after BJP chief Amit Shah landed in Gujarat, his party received yet another shot in the arm with Mahendrasinh Vaghela, former Congress legislator and son of political heavyweight Shankersinh Vaghela, joining the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Religion
Microsoft calls to regulate face recognition technology
New York, July 14 (IANS) At a time when facial recognition technology is fast becoming a part of our lives, Microsoft has become the first tech giant to initiate a call for regulations to limit the technology that can be used for mass surveillance affecting civil liberties.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Technology
Farah Khan shoots 'super hit' song for 'Housefull 4'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan says she shot a "super hit" song with actors Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Riteish Deshmukh for "Housefull 4".
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Land-based communication link between Pakistan, China open
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk inaugurated the Pakistan-China Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) project that would serve as the first land-based communication link between the two countries, a media report said.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Diljit humbled by response to his "Soorma" performance
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh's performance as hockey champ Sandeep Singh is winning exceptional laurels as the man himself remains humble, down-to-earth and rooted.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Over 2,500 children separated at US border awaiting reunification
Washington, July 14 (IANS) More than 2,500 children are waiting to be reunited with their parents after being separated at the US border, according to the latest government estimate.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
1st Haj batch from J&K leave for Saudi Arabia
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) The first batch of 820 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir left for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform this year's Haj pilgrimage.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Clear Saturday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) It was a clear Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Regulate use of facial recognition technology: Microsoft
New York, July 14 (IANS) Microsoft has become the first tech giant to initiate a call for regulations to limit the use of facial recognition technology that can be used for mass surveillance affecting civil liberties.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
China spying on military exercises: Pentagon
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) The Pentagon has said that a Chinese spy ship is currently spying on a major US-led military exercise off the coast of Hawaii, the same exercise it was disinvited due to Washington's opposition to Beijing's militarisation in the South China Sea.
2018-07-14
Category: International, China,Politics,Defence/Security
Over 3,000 Amarnath pilgrims head for holy cave
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) A fresh batch of 3,048 pilgrims left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Trump arrives in Scotland amid protests
Glasgow, July 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has arrived in Scotland as thousands of people gathered to protest against his visit.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy
Police find nerve agent source that killed British woman
London, July 14 (IANS) Police have found the source of novichok, a nerve agent that killed a British woman earlier this week after she was exposed to it.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wimbledon curfew forces suspension of Djokovic-Nadal semi
London, July 14 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic was leading Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9) in the second Wimbledon men's semifinal here when the match was suspended to comply with the tournament's 11 p.m. curfew.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Trump-Putin summit 'is on' after hacking indictment: White House
Washington, July 14 (IANS) A summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will go ahead as planned despite tension over Moscow's alleged election meddling, the White House has said.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Rosamund Pike, Chris O'Dowd to star in sitcom
London, July 14 (IANS) Actors Rosamund Pike and Chris O'Dowd have joined the cast of the upcoming sitcom "State of the Union".
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Israel cannot influence ties with Russia: Iran
Tehran, July 14 (IANS) A senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader said on Friday that Israel cannot affect the cordial ties between Iran and Russia, media reports said.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Russian agents indicted for hacking Hillary Clinton's campaign
Washington, July 14 (IANS) A US Grand Jury indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for allegedly hacking the campaign of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with the goal of influencing the election in favour of eventual winner Donald Trump, US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Friday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
55 Hurt in train accident in Egypt
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) At least 55 people were hurt on Friday in a train derailment in the province of Giza, the Egyptian Health Ministry said.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
As sincere as an actor as husband: Neha tells Angad
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) After watching "Soorma", Neha Dhupia says Angad Bedi, whom she married earlier this year, is as sincere and reliable as an actor as he is as a husband.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump heads to Scotland after meeting with Queen Elizabeth II
London, July 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his wife left for Glasgow on Friday after having tea at Windsor Castle with Queen Elizabeth II.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Dheeraj wanted to play romantic hero in Ekta's show
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar says he always dreamt of playing a romantic hero in an Ekta Kapoor show.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan
United Nations, July 14 (IANS) The United Nations Security Council approved a resolution on Friday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Trump tries to ease tensions with May after incendiary interview
London, July 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump tried to ease tensions with UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday at a press conference held in the wake of an explosive interview published in a tabloid newspaper where he was highly critical of her approach to Brexit.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy
BJP's charges against Rahul 'concocted', says Congress
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Congress on Friday termed as "concocted and lies" BJP's allegations that party chief Rahul Gandhi had described the Congress as a "Muslim party" and said the biggest black mark in India's history has been the Gujarat riots of 2002 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of the state.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CM lays stone for Assam's first cultural university at Majuli
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday laid foundation stone for the state's first cultural university at Majuli to be built at an estimated cost of Rs 300 crore.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Sonowal warns contractors for delaying Majuli protection works
Majuli, July 14 (IANS) Irked by the slow pace of implementation of Majuli protection project, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday warned of taking legal action against erring contractor organisation if they fail to complete the project within stipulated time frame.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Telangana,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Kesoram looking for partner for its tyre business
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Kesoram Industries Ltd, which says it will continue to focus on commercial vehicle bias tyres, is looking at inducting a strategic partner for its tyre business, an official said on Friday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
3 dead as heavy rains lash Gujarat's Saurashtra region
Gandhinagar, July 14 (IANS) Friday, the 13th, turned out to be a nightmare for the usually dry Saurashtra region of Gujarat, as the rain gods lashed it with torrential downpours that claimed three lives.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Use of pump-action guns has emboldened Bangladeshi smugglers: BSF chief
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) Bangladeshi smugglers have become bolder after the Indian border guards started using pump-action guns instead of regular INSAS rifle along the border, Director General of Border Security Force K.K. Sharma said on Friday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Working in 'Dhadak' was more about adapting after 'Beyond the Clouds': Ishaan
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) After making his debut in the unconventional 'Beyond the Clouds', young actor Ishaan Khatter on Friday said it was more about adapting to his role in his upcoming flick 'Dhadak' which is a far cry from Majid Majidi's dark drama.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sonowal congratulates Hima Das for achievement
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday congratulated athlete Hima Das for bringing laurels to the country by winning India's first ever track gold in the 400-metre final at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Sports
Bengal set to finalise minimum wage for tea workers
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) In a bid to fix minimum wages for tea workers in West Bengal, the state government is set to place a basic structure of it in the ensuing tripartite meeting, scheduled to be held on July 17, an official said on Friday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
'Namune' to bring writer P.L. Deshpande alive on small screen (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) "Namune", an upcoming show will bring the late legendary writer P.L. Deshpande and his characters alive on the small screen.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Chidambaram slams government over 'economic mismanagement'
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday slammed the government over its poor management of economy, saying inflation is at five-month high, industrial growth at five-month low and the trade deficit has soared.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nawaz Sharif lodged in Adiala Jail, daughter shifted to guest house (Roundup)
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan's former Prime Minister who was arrested late on Friday has been shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was sent to Seihala Rest House, declared as temporary sub-jail.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
128 killed in Pakistan poll meeting, IS stakes claim (Fifth Lead)
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) At least 128 people, including Balochistan Awami Party leader Siraj Raisani, were killed and nearly 200 others injured in a suicide attack in Balochistan on Friday. It was the third such attack on candidates in the run-up to July 25 polls.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Mixed fortunes for Indian athletes at World U20 Championships
Tampere (Finland), July 13 (IANS) Indian athletes enjoyed mixed fortunes at the IAAF World U20 Championships at the Ratina Stadium here on Friday.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Athletics
NIA summons Kashmiri journalist in Aasiya Andrabi case
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned a Kashmiri journalist in connection with its probe against Aasiya Andrabi -- chief of the banned Dukhtaran-e-Millat, a separatist organisation -- and accused of waging a war against the state and delivering hate speeches in Jammu and Kashmir.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi youth commits suicide
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A 19-year old youth allegedly committed suicide on Friday after hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence in north Delhi.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre positive on setting up defence incubator in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has responded positively to setting up a defence incubator in Hyderabad.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Man jumps to death from hospital building
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A 38-year-old man, who was undergoing treatment for tuberculosis in a government hospital here, allegedly committed suicide on Friday after jumping from the third floor of hospital building, police said.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana girl climbs tower to marry lover
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Climbing mobile phone towers by men to press for their demands is not uncommon but a girl in Telangana climbed on a tower to demand that she be married to her lover.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jaitley should write FB post on who is FM, says Congress
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Countering Union Minister Arun Jaitley, the Congress on Friday said he should write a Facebook post on who is Indias Finance Minister and about economic woes, while adding that it has become a "One Man-No government" situation.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Probe demanded into foreign health NGOs in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Raising a red flag against foreign NGOs including Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) on Friday demanded central and state governments to review their work for conflict of interest in India's health sector.
2018-07-13
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine
111 killed in Pakistan blast targeting election meeting (Fourth Lead)
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) At least 111 people, including Balochistan Awami Party leader Siraj Raisani, were killed and several others injured in a suicide attack in Balochistan on Friday. It was the third such attack on candidates in the run-up to July 25 polls.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
NRC project flawed, need to extend appeal time: Activists
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Even as the deadline for publication of the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam inches closer, a civil society group on Friday demanded extension of the time-frame prescribed to appeal for persons who end up as "D" or "Doubtful" voters in it, citing flaws and prejudices in the registration process.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diaspora
'Ant-man & The Wasp' is so bad it makes our 'Flying Jatt' look cool
Ant-man & The Wasp: Starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily, Michael Douglas, Michele Pfeiffer, Michale Pena, Laurence Fishburne; Directed by Peyton Reed: Rating: *(1 star)
2018-07-13
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Essar commissions Rs 830-cr Vizag iron ore handling complex
Visakhapatnam, July 13 (IANS) The Essar Group subsidiary Essar Vizag Terminal Ltd (EVTL) said on Friday that it has commissioned the India's largest iron ore handling complex at Visakhapatnam port built at a cost of Rs 830 crore.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Punjab's rural dispensaries to act as drug rehab centres
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Dispensaries falling under Punjab's rural development department will be used as drug rehabilitation centres to tackle the rampant drugs abuse problem in the state, a minister said on Friday.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Sharmila Tagore calls on J&K Governor
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Renowned Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhawan in Srinagar on Friday.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Haryana Governor gets additional charge of Himachal
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Friday was given the additional charge of Himachal Pradesh by President Ram Nath Kovind.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested, taken to Islamabad
Lahore, July 13 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested by anti-corruption officials late on Friday after they arrived in Lahore from Abu Dhabi. The two were taken to Islamabad in a private plane.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Asiya Andrabi case: NIA summons Srinagar reporter to Delhi
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday summoned a local reporter to Delhi in connection with a case registered against Asiya Andrabi, chief of women's separatist group "Dukhtaran-e-Milat" (daughters of faith).
2018-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC seeks Centre's view on bringing petrol, diesel prices on par
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre whether petrol and diesel prices can be brought on par for four-wheelers and private cars in order to control pollution.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
85 killed in Pakistan blast, targeted at political rally (Third Lead)
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) At least 85 people, including a political leader, were killed in a horrific suicide bombing targeted at a rally in Pakistan's Balochistan province on Friday. It was the third such attack on election candidates in the run up to the July 25 general elections.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested in Lahore
Lahore, July 13 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested by anti-corruption officials late on Friday after they arrived in Lahore from Abu Dhabi.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Gujarat BJP vice president quits after rape charge by Surat girl
Ahmedabad, July 13 (IANS) Gujarat BJP vice-president and former legislator from Kutch Jayanti Bhanushali on Friday stepped down from his post after a 21-year-old girl from Surat filed a police complaint of rape and blackmail against him.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Racer Pissay joins Sherco TVS Rally Factory team
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Sherco TVS Rally Factory team announced that Aishwarya Pissay will be part of the four-member squad for the upcoming Baja Aragon motor rally.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Infosys net up 3.7% in first quarter
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Friday reported Rs 3,613 crore consolidated net profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering a 3.7 per cent annual growth from Rs 3,483 crore in the same period year ago.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Matuidi hails France coach Deschamps
Moscow, July 13 (IANS) France midfielder Blaise Matuidi has praised French coach Didier Deschamps for moulding a team "in his own image" as the former world and European champions prepare for Sunday's FIFA World Cup final against Croatia.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sharif, daughter land amid Lahore lockdown
Lahore, July 13 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz landed here on Friday night and are expected to be arrested, a week after they were handed prison sentences on corruption charges.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
German legend Lahm says Loew must change coaching style
Berlin, July 13 (IANS) German national coach Joachim Loew remains under attack after the 2014 world champions' embarrassing group stage exit at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Germany,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
NCM asks state minorities panels to quicken implementation of schemes
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Months before the Lok Sabha elections, the National Minorities Commission (NCM) has asked its state panels to facilitate implementation and penetration of various Central and state-level schemes. It also wants the beneficiaries to be sensitised about various welfare measures.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ayushman Bharat: Government partially yields to IMA demand for higher rates
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the the only representative voluntary organisation of the country's private doctors, the government on Friday agreed to a higher package for hospitals treating poor beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat, or Modicare, under certain conditions.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
ED attaches Rs 101-cr assets in Chhattisgarh coal block allocation case
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached fresh assets worth Rs 101 crore of Maharashtra-based Jayaswal Neco Industries Ltd as part of its probe against the company which is accused of fraudulently obtaining Gare Palma Coal Sub Block IV/6 allocation, an agency official said on Friday.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Would love to play Meena Kumari or Madhubala: Janhvi
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Janhvi Kapoor, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut with Shashank Khaitan's 'Dhadak', on Friday said she would love to play veteran actresses Meena Kumari or Madhubala if the opportunity comes.
2018-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Odisha set to promote agro-entrepreneurship in aromatic culture
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to promote agro-entrepreneurship in aromatic culture among farmers, an official said on Friday.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sharif, daughter land in Lahore
Lahore, July 13 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz landed here on Friday night where they are expected to be arrested on charges of corruption, the media reported.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ram temple construction to begin before polls: Amit Shah
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday said that construction of a grand Ram temple at Ayodhya will begin before the 2019 elections.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Spiritual leader Dada Vaswani cremated with state honours
Pune, July 13 (IANS) The mortal remains of Sindhi spiritual leader Dada J. P. Vaswani were cremated with state honours at the Sadhu Vaswani Mission (SVM) here on Friday evening, an official said.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion
Dalmia Cement eyes premiumisation, entering northern markets
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Dalmia Bharat Cement is focusing on premiumisation and also weighing options including organic and inorganic route to enter newer markets of north India, an official said here on Friday.
2018-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
US-UK relationship indispensable, says Trump
London, July 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Friday said his country's relationship with the UK was "indispensable", just hours after his comments attacking Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan emerged.
2018-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Business/Economy,Diaspora
SC seeks Centre's response on move to keep tab on social media
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre's response to a plea by Trinamool Congress MLA Mahua Moitra for stalling move by Information and Broadcasting Ministry to keep a tab on social media platforms.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
After students, attendance mandatory for JNU teachers
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) After students, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday said that teachers too will be required to mark their attendance every day.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
HC condition of Rs 10 lakh deposit for exhuming baby's body uncalled for: SC
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked an NGO to move the Calcutta High Court for waiver of condition to deposit Rs 10 lakh for exhuming body of a six-month-old baby for conducting autopsy as he was allegedly buried by the hospital authorities.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Unnao case: CBI chargesheet names BJP MLA, 9 others in Arms Act case
Lucknow/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a chargesheet in a Lucknow court against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, his brother and eight others, including three policemen, in its probe into the Arms Act case in which the politician had framed the Unnao gang-rape victim's father.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy rains in Delhi, to continue
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Heavy rains in Delhi and its neighbourhood brought much needed respite to people on Friday, with experts predicting more showers for another few days.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
India's June exports up over 17%, trade deficit soars to $16.6 bn
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Indian exports in June at $27.7 billion rose by 17.57 per cent over the same month in 2017. But with higher crude prices increasing oil import costs by more than half over the last year, the country's trade deficit soared to $16.60 billion, official data showed on Friday.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Magenta Line services hit for 2 hours
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi Metro services were hit for two hours on the Magenta Line on Friday, when an overhead wire developed a snag between R.K. Puram and IGI Airport stations. Heavy rain in parts of the city is stated to have caused the fault.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Domestic help held for robbery in BJP leader's flat
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Police on Friday said they had arrested a male domestic help on charges of robbing Rs 50,000 in cash and jewellery valued Rs 4 lakh from BJP leader Rameshwar Prasad Chaurasia's flat here.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
70 killed in Pakistan blast, targeted at political rally
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) At least 70 people, including a political leader, were killed in a horrific suicide bombing targeted at a rally in Pakistan's Balochistan province on Friday. It was the third such attack on election candidates in the run up to the July 25 general elections.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
GJEPC thanks government for exposing diamond import scam
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) on Friday thanked the Centre and the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for carrying out a thorough investigation exposing the Rs 3,000 crore diamond import scam.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
SC stays bail granted to accused in journalist's murder
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the bail granted to an accused facing trial in the murder of TV journalist Soumya Viswanathan.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Israeli balloons to keep watch on 141st Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, July 13 (IANS) The traditional 141st Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath will be taken out in Ahmedabad in all festive colour and religious fervor on Saturday amid massive security cover with the first time use of Israeli helium balloons fitted with high resolution cameras.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Base year for identifying migrants in Manipur likely to be 1951
Imphal, July 13 (IANS) The base year for identifying migrants in the Inner Line Permit Bill that the BJP led government is introducing in the monsoon session of the state assembly is likely to be 1951.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Maharashtra goofs again: Gujarati pages in Marathi textbooks
Nagpur (Maharashtra), July 13 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature witnessed an uproar on Friday after an opposition member said pages written in Gujarati language were being printed in a Marathi school textbooks for Maharashtra schools.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Citizens should pressurize government for effective policy-making: Debroy
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman Bibek Debroy said on Friday that citizens should exert pressure on the government for effective policy-making and their conclusive implementation.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Infosys net up 3.7 per cent in first quarter
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Friday reported Rs 3,613 crore consolidated net profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering a 3.7 per cent annual growth from Rs 3,483 crore in the same period year ago.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
CRPF trooper missing after he is refused leave
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper went missing from Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday after his leave was refused by his seniors.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
PM to visit Uttar Pradesh to unveil various projects
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Varanasi, Azamgarh and Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday and Sunday where he will unveil and lay the foundation stone of various projects.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
No privatisation of Dredging Corporation of India: Gadkari
Visakhapatnam, July 13 (IANS) Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday ruled out privatisation of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) and said the company will be acquired by three major ports and made more efficient.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Fill up faculty posts fast for quality education: Kovind
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday advised higher learning institutes to fill vacant faculty positions fast to ensure quality education and research.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Pharma companies must invest in R&D to keep growing: Prabhu
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Noting that India is now recognized globally as a key player in the generic medicine industry, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday asked pharmaceutical companies to invest in research and development (R&D) for further growth of the sector.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Infosys gives bonus shares to mark 25 years of listing
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Friday announced 1:1 bonus share to mark 25 years of its public listing in India and increase the liquidity of its equity shares.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
No wholesale changes this time against Belgium: England coach Southgate
St. Petersburg, July 13 (IANS) England coach Gareth Southgate will not make wholesale changes to his team when England play Belgium in Saturday's third place play-off at the 2018 World Cup.
2018-07-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Costa Rica to play South Korea during Asia tour in September
San Jose, July 13 (IANS) Costa Rica's national team, which has already scheduled a friendly against Japan on September 11, will also play a match against South Korea four days earlier as part of that same Asia tour, the Central American nation's football federation said.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Argentina,Sports,Football
FIFA: VAR used 440 times, increased referee accuracy, ended off-side goals
Moscow, July 13 (IANS) President of FIFA Gianni Infantino on Friday praised the 2018 Russian football tournament as the best World Cup ever.
2018-07-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Rajasthan police's dress code for police exam
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) For around 15 lakh candidates appearing for the police constable recruitment exam on July 14-15 for 13,142 posts, there are new dos and dont's: they will have to take the test barefoot; avoid fancy accessories (bangles are disallowed) and full-sleeve shirts.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Social media doesn't have much bearing on Bollywood: Abhishek
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan feels the film industry is often misunderstood on online platforms and that there are no rules for or repercussions of what you say there.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Media,Bollywood
S-400 missile deal with Russia 'almost' ready despite US sanctions
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday that India would go head with the proposed purchase of five Russian-made S-400 Triumf advanced air defense systems despite US sanctions against Moscow red-flagging the deal for which an agreement is almost ready.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Haryana urges Centre to restore its share in Panjab University
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) The Haryana government has urged the Centre to restore the state's share in Panjab University (PU).
2018-07-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Education
Maneka urges CMs to appoint more officers for domestic violence cases
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday called upon all Chief Ministers to appoint adequate number of Protection Officers (POs) with independent charge to ensure effective implementation of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 1 lakh in Odisha lose money in chit fund scam, says probe panel
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) A panel probing Odisha's chit fund scam has identified more than one lakh small depositors who lost their money to chit fund companies in the state.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NBFC for food processing likely this year: Minister
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said the request for proposal (RFP) for the non-banking financial company (NBFC) exclusively catering to the financial needs of the food processing sector would be floated this month and the NBFC would possibly be operational by the end of this year.
2018-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pilot launched to confirm 10 cr Modicare beneficiary families
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The National Health Agency (NHA) on Friday said it has launched a pilot for the Beneficiary Identification System (BIS) for confirmation of 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families eligible for health coverage under Ayushman Bharat, or Modicare.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Just as Taliban destroyed Bamiyan Buddha, Hindu Taliban destroyed Babri Masjid, SC told
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday was told that just as the statue of Bamiyan Buddha was destroyed by the Afghan Taliban, similarly the Hindu Taliban razed the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Haryana STF arrests two wanted criminals
Gurugram, July 13 (IANS) The Haryana Special Task Force (STF) on Friday arrested two criminals wanted in several cases, including the robbery of Rs 20 lakh from a liquor trader's office in Gurugram this year, police said.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Novel malaria vaccine may offer treatment hope
New York, July 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed a vaccine that protects against malaria infection in mouse models by targeting the specific protein that parasites use to evade the immune system.
2018-07-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UN Kashmir report written from 'comfort zones' ignores Army's human face: India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India on Friday rubbished as "baseless" the UN report written from "comfort zones" on alleged rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Five PDP dissidents disagree with Mehbooba
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Whispers of discontent within Mehbooba Mufti's People's Democratic Party (PDP) are getting louder. On Friday, five dissident leaders -- three MLAs and two from the legislative council -- expressed their disagreement with the former Chief Minister's statement in which she has said any attempt to break her party would produce more militants.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Politics
Outside food allowed in multiplexes: Maharashtra government
Nagpur, July 13 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Friday warned multiplexes that they would face action if they restrained movie watchers from carrying home-cooked or outside food.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz,Business/Economy
CMO monitoring issue of formalin in fish, says Goa Minister
Panaji, July 13 (IANS) The Chief Minister's Office is monitoring the crisis that arose on Thursday after formalin traces were found in fish being sold in the wholesale markets in the coastal state, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Friday.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Officers refusing to pay lawyers: Sisodia
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A day after the Delhi government restored its panel of advocates in the Delhi High Court and Supreme Court, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged that IAS officers were refusing to pay the bills of the advocates on BJP's orders.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul playing communal politics ahead of 2019 election: BJP
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The BJP on Friday claimed that Congress President Rahul Gandhi described his own party as a "Muslim party" and said he was playing communal politics ahead of the 2019 general elections.
2018-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Southampton signs Danish defender Vestergaard
London, July 13 (IANS) English Premier League side Southampton on Friday announced the signing of Denmark defender Jannik Vestergaard from Germany's Borussia Monchengladbach for a reported 18 million pounds ($23.64 million).
2018-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football

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