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Gambhir debunks AAP's education claims
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), cricketer-turned-BJP-MP Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday in a tweet raised questions over its efforts for improving education in Delhi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
CAA harmful for the nation, says BJP's Madhya Pradesh MLA
Bhopal, Jan 28 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh BJP legislator Narayan Tripathi has again fallen out of step with his party, to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which "has vitiated the social atmosphere and led to a civil war-like situation in the country".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Eagle sweeps down to hunt a mountain goat, internet in awe
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A video is doing the rounds on social media in which an uses its skills to catch a mountain goat.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajinikanth not injured during 'Man vs Wild' shooting
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth suffered no injuries during the shoot of Discovery Channel's popular programme 'Man vs Wild' in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Libyan ceasefire breaches, oil field shutdown worry Italy
Rome, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) The crumbling truce between Libya's warring factions worries Italy "deeply" and the ongoing oil blockade by eastern forces is "unacceptable", Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday, according to diplomatic sources.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Four persons under observation for Coronavirus in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) The Karnataka Family Health and Welfare Department has put four persons under observation for the Coronavirus infection, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
WFP, Islamic Development Bank team up for food security
Rome, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations World Food Programme and the Islamic Development Bank will collaborate on food security, nutrition and novel ways of development financing under a new accord, the WFP said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
Mamata takes up paint brush to protest against CAA-NRC-NPR
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Using art as a medium of protest against CAA, NPR and NRC, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday took up the paint brush at a Trinamool Congress demonstration where a number of painters close to her had assembled.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tripura HC cancels transfer of medical college teachers
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) Tripura High Court has cancelled the transfer orders of eight medical college teachers (doctors) and asked the state government to bring them back in their original place of posting by February, a lawyer said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
18 killed as bus, auto collide; plunge into Maharashtra well
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 28 (IANS) At least 18 passengers were killed and another 30 rescued when a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation bus and autorickshaw collided and fell into a well near Malegaon here on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IndiGo, Air India bar stand-up comic Kamra for six months
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that it has barred stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for six months for portraying "unacceptable behaviour" onboard one of its flights.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Will try to work out an arrangement with Bengal govt: Abhijit Banerjee
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Tuesday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna and later said that the state government has a number of "interesting" schemes which he would study before taking up her offer to work together.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Railways to adopt airlines' idea of banning unruly passengers (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking the idea of banning passengers for their unruly behaviour onboard a flight from the airlines, the Indian Railways is also mulling to ban such passengers who pose a threat to fellow travellers, railway ministry officials said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shaheen Bagh pistol man a AAP worker, alleges Cong
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the man who brandished pistol at the Shaheen Bagh protest site on Tuesday is a Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker and he did it on behest of his party.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Coronavirus: India Inc concerned, markets see fall
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India Inc, as well as domestic stock markets, have showed concerns over the spreading cases of Coronavirus and its impact on global trade recovery.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Half kg hair, shampoo sachets recovered from 13-yr-old's stomach
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The doctors at the VGM Gastro Centre in Coimbatore were baffled when they saw a ball of hair and empty shampoo sachets in the stomach of a 13-year-old girl after a CT scan followed by endoscopy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
PBL: Awadhe Warriors beat Mumbai Rockets for maiden home win
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Former World No. 10 Wong Wing Ki Vincent continued his winning streak to beat 2014 Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap while Beiwen Zhang dazzled as the Awadhe Warriors beat the Mumbai Rockets in the last tie here in Lucknow at the Star Sports Premier Badminton League held at the Babu Banarasi Das Badminton Academy on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Sandeep asks Kejriwal for CWG corruption proof
New Jan 28 (IANS) Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has released another video and questioned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on its allegation of corruption in the 2010 Commonwealth Games when Sheila Dikshit was the Chief Minister of Delhi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Mahindra posts inspiring video of differently-abled man, Twitterati impressed
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Anand Mahindra has shared an inspiring video of a differently-abled man paying tribute to the national flag, drawing praise from the netizens.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear plea for enhanced compensation on Wed
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A Supreme Court judge on Tuesday recused from hearing the Centre's plea seeking Rs 7,844 crore as additional funds from the firms succeeding US-based Union Carbide Corporation, currently owned by Dow Chemicals, to disburse as compensation to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
16 suspected Coronavirus cases in Punjab, five in Haryana (2nd Lead)
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Sixteen patients in Punjab and five in Haryana have been quarantined on suspicion of having Coronavirus, ministers in both the states said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Air India likely to ply evacuation flight to Wuhan on Jan 31: Sources
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Air India is likely to operate a flight service to Wuhan in Central China to evacuate Indians stuck in the city due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, sources said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Airlines not obliged to escort everyone to boarding gate: SC
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that airlines not obliged to escort every passenger who has boarding passes to the boarding gate, and passengers are at their own discretion to seek assistance from ground staff.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Protesters disrupt CU convocation, force Governor to leave (Roundup)
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Tuesday forced to leave the venue of the Calcutta University convocation without attending the programme, where Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee was presented an honorary doctor of letters degree, following tumultuous protests by students opposing CAA.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Cop held for making doctored video woman constable
Gurugram, Jan 28 (IANS) The police arrested a constable for allegedly making a doctored video of his woman colleague and uploading it on a social networking platform.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
U19 WC: India reach semis after hard-fought win over Aus
Potchefstroom, Jan 28 (IANS) India on Tuesday defended a total of 234 as they beat Australia by 74 runs in a match that swung both ways at various stages in the quarter final of the 2020 ICC U19 World Cup in Potchefstroom. They thus sealed a place in the semi-finals, which will be played on February 4.
2020-01-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'What a fall': PK attacks Nitish, axes 'JDU' from Twitter bio
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking the ego battle a notch above, poll strategist and JD-U leader Prashant Kishor publicly hit out at his party boss Nitish Kumar, calling his recent stand on multiple issues a "fall" for him.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shooter of 'Commando gang' arrested
Gurugram, Jan 28 (IANS) The Haryana Police has arrested a shooter of notorious Ravi alias Commando gang from Panipat district and recovered a country-made pistol from his possession.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NRI woman moves SC alleging corruption 2019 LS polls
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed a non-resident Indian (NRI) petitioner who moved the court alleging corruption in 2019 General Elections to go to the high court.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Steps being taken to tackle coronavirus in Jammu, Kashmir
Jammu, Jan 28 (IANS) Authorities on Tuesday announced a slew of steps to check suspected coronavirus cases in Jammu as well as in Kashmir, including screening at airports for passengers arriving from China, Nepal and countries that had confirmed cases of the disease.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
23-day vintage car rally to promote heritage motoring
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Celebrating the spirit of motoring and coupling it with India's heritage, the 21 Gun Salute Heritage Cultural Trust along with the Union Tourism Ministry is set to embark on a 23-day road trip on vintage cars from India and abroad.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
2nd Test: SL 122/2 in reply to Zim's 406 at stumps on Day 2
Harare, Jan 28 (IANS) Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and fellow opener Oshada Fernando missed half centuries as Sri Lanka finished Day 2 on 122/2, still 284 runs behind Zimbabwe, at stumps on a rain-curtailed day here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Empire State Building lit up in purple & gold to honour Bryant
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Empire State Building paid tributes to Kobe Bryant in purple and gold lights.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Administrators don't play, five day Tests unique: Mike Gatting
Navi Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Former England captain Mike Gatting on Tuesday stressed that five-day Tests have more possibility of having results than the proposed four-day format, joining the chorus of cricketers who have opposed the idea.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Can Gir lions be relocated to Kuno in MP, SC asks Centre
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to respond on a plea by an NGO seeking direction to relocate some Asiatic lions from Gujarat's Gir forest to a wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Godfrey Philips sale talk brings Modi family rift into open
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The proposed sale of cigarette-to-retail major Godfrey Phillips India has uncovered a messy family dispute as Lalit Modi, one of key members in the family-run trust that controls the company, coming out in the open in the favour of asset sale and going against his mother Bina Modi's appointment as President and Managing Director of the entity.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Odisha CM launches virtual police station
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched a virtual police station, which will facilitate online registration of FIR in unknown motor vehicle theft cases.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Essar Oil UK appoints Mark Wilson as CEO
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Essar Oil UK on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Mark Wilson as Chief Executive Officer. Wilson will succeed S. Thangapandian who informed the Board of his intention to return to India after almost three years in the UK.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Israel's Netanyahu formally indicted on corruption charges
Jerusalem, Jan 28 (IANS) Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was formally indicted on corruption charges on Tuesday, hours before he was set to meet President Donald Trump for the unveiling of the US administration's long-anticipated Middle East plan, a media report said.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Attack on temple: Pak Minister for using blasphemy law
Karachi, Jan 28 (IANS) Minister of Minority Affairs in Pakistan's Sindh province Hariram Kishori has called for action against perpetrators of attack on a Hindu temple in Tharparkar districts's Chachro under that country's blasphemy law.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Man with pistol creates scare at Shaheen Bagh
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Chaos erupted briefly at Shaheen Bagh on Tuesday afternoon when an unidentified man, with a pistol strapped to his waist, walked into the protest site demanding that one side of the road be opened for commuters.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jewar Airport's land acquisition done, some farmers protest
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The final stage of land acquisition for the first phase of proposed mega airport in Greater Noida has been completed, but on a sombre note, as some land-owners protested lower compensation for their land.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Rajinikanth shoots for Man vs Wild in Bandipur Tiger Reserve
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth visited Karnataka's Bandipur Tiger Reserve to shoot an episode for Discovery channel's popular programme 'Man vs Wild' with host Bear Grylls, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Largest media job fest aims at placement for 20K students
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) In a bid to ensure jobs for at least 20,000 students across India, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has organised India's first and largest media job festival -- Great Indian Media Job Festival.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
SC allows introduction of African Cheetah in India
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the introduction into India of African Cheetah, as a pilot project, on a carefully chosen location which suits its habitat and also examine if the animal could adapt to Indian conditions.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Kashmir Press Club urges govt to restore internet for media
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) The Kashmir Press Club has expressed concern over the continuous internet blockade for journalists in Kashmir for the last 177 days. The press club in a statement described the move as a deliberate attempt to stifle the press in Kashmir.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Special wards coming up across India for coronavirus cases
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After setting up special wards in Delhi to treat suspected coronavirus patients and to check the spread of the contagious disease, the Centre has ordered the setting up of such quarantine wards in other states, a senior official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
China-returned people in Rajasthan to be screened for 28 days
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Additional Chief Secretary (medical and health) Rohit Kumar Singh on Tuesday convened a meeting here to review the arrangements made for prevention, control, diagnosis and treatment related to the deadly coronavirus and issued necessary guidelines.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
ED asks PFI, 8 sister groups to join money laundering probe
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has served notices to the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its eight sister organisations located in Delhi, particularly in Shaheen Bagh, to join the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) probe.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two suspected Coronavirus patients in Hyderabad test negative
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Two persons, who had returned from China and were suspected to have symptoms of Coronavirus, were tested negative, Telangana health officials said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Alexis will come back to United and prove all wrong: Solskjaer
Manchester, Jan 28 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels Alexis Sanchez can prove everybody wrong by returning to the club and regaining his best form.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Anti-terror operations intensify in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) There has been a spurt in anti-terror operations across Kashmir with as many as 13 militants getting killed in seven encounters in the last one month alone.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Assam gets best tableau award for R-Day parade
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Assam's Republic Day tableau has been adjudged best among the tableaus from 16 states and Union Territories. The tableau of Assam was based on the theme 'Land of Unique Craftsmanship and Culture'.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airtel Africa Q3 net down, revenue up
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Bharti Airtel's Africa unit, Airtel Africa, on Tuesday posted about 21 per cent fall in net profit for the third quarter ended December 2019 at $103 million (around Rs 735 crore) while its revenue was up 14 per cent.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Christian Eriksen completes move to Inter
Milan, Jan 28 (IANS) Italian football club Inter Milan on Tuesday announced the signing of Christian Eriksen from English side Tottenham Hotspur.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
SC to close hearing in 10 days on religious biases against women
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the nine-judge Bench would wrap arguments within 10 days in the matter connected with discrimination against women at religious places in various religions, including the Kerala's Sabarimala Temple.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mechanism set up to protect honest commercial decisions by PSBs
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The top management of public sector banks (PSBs) will now not bear any personal responsibility in cases where genuine banking decisions end up as commercial failures, as part of the government's latest move to protect commercial decisions taken by bank heads, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC asks 14 Gujarat rioters to do spiritual work during bail
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 14 convicts in the 2002 Gujarat riots case wherein 23 members of a particular community were burnt alive in the Ode town of Anand district in central Gujarat.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
MLA's murder: NIA files chargesheet against NSCN(IM)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against four persons linked to NSCN (IM) in the murder of Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Aboh in an ambush that left 10 others dead in May last year, the agency said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
European quarantined in Goa with coronavirus-like symptoms
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) A person of European descent, who had travelled to China, has been quarantined at a government hospital after he showed symptoms similar to those of coronavirus, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Scripting of Ram Jethmalani biopic in final stage: Kunal Kemmu
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Bollywood couple Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu are co-producing a biopic of eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani, and Kunal reveals that the scripting of the film is in its final stage.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajnath asks SAARC nations to defeat cross-border terror
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reaffirmed India's resolve to tackle cross-border terrorism and called upon the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations to unite to defeat the global menace.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Terrorism
Odisha showcases investment opportunities in IT & ITeS
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday organised an investment meeting in New Delhi highlighting investment opportunities in the Electronics and IT (E&IT) and startup sectors.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Huawei to get role in UK 5G networks - with restrictions
London, Jan 28 (IANS) The UK has decided to let China's Huawei continue to be used in its 5G networks but with restrictions, including banning its equipment in the network's "sensitive parts", like the core, and capping the presence of its kit in the network's periphery to 35 per cent, reports said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Man complains to IT dept for refund, Railways Ministry asks for PNR!
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A man complained to Income Tax Department for the delay in receiving refund for the ITR filed by him seven months ago, but he got a reply from the Ministry of Railways which asked him to share his PNR number with them.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Salman 'misbehaves' with fan; NSUI wants him banned from Goa
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Tuesday created a stir after a video of him snatching a mobile phone from the hands of a Goa airport staffer who tried to click a selfie with the actor went viral.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
BJP latches on to Shaheen Bagh issue for poll dividend: Sources
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With a feeling that the Shaheen Bagh protest against the CAA could be a turning point in the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections, the BJP has turned the issue into a "nationalist vs anti-national" one, party sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nagpur teenager raped, brutalised with iron rod
Nagpur, Jan 28 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old woman was brutally raped here by her workplace supervisor who later shoved an iron rod into her private parts, police said here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India summons Pak official, protests against attacks on Hindus
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India on Tuesday summoned a senior official from the Pakistan High Commission and protested strongly against the abduction of a Hindu girl from her marriage ceremony in connivance with the local police in Sindh province.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Naveen Kasturia: I want to remain an underestimated actor
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Naveen Kasturia, who plays the protagonist in the upcoming web series "Happily Ever After", says that he wants to choose his projects wisely, adding that he is well aware of the fact that he has a lot to offer to his fans.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI issues advisory on fraud advertisements
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The CBI on Tuesday issued an advisory asking people to be vigilant against some "emails and advertisements" relating to "CBI Internship Scheme" seeking engagement of Indian nationals, who are graduate, postgraduate or research students.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
NGT disposed off Aarey Colony case 'arbitrarily': Activists
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) In a surprise development, the Aarey Colony matter was "disposed off" by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in New Delhi on January 24 with lawyers and activists claiming on Tuesday they were not given a chance to attend the hearing.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BJP wants to communalise Delhi polls: Cong to EC
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress has complained to the Election Commission about the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders', including Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, statements during the campaigning for the February 8 Delhi Assembly polls.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Malala biopic director gets fatwa from Noida-based Muslim cleric
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Director HE Amjad Khan's film "Gul Makai", based on Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is set to release soon, and the filmmaker has received a fatwa from a Noida-based Muslim cleric for disrespecting the Quran.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shift folk dancer statues lying close to Golden Temple: CM
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking into account the sentiments of the Sikh community which had taken exception to the statues of folk dancers at the Heritage City in the vicinity of the Golden Temple, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered to relocate them in Amritsar.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
PBL arrives for final leg in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Over the next 12 days all roads will lead to the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium as the final leg of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) will get under way here on Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Coronavirus testing at 10 more labs soon: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that four more sample test laboratories for testing samples of suspected cases of novel Coronavirus have been designated, besides NIV Pune.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana to recruit 450 doctors
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said 450 regular doctors will be recruited soon through a competitive examination.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Five RSS men who guide its views on economic issues
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Five senior functionaries of the RSS primarily decide on the organisation's views on different economic issues facing the country, sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Budget should revamp SEZ policy to boost food exports: TPCI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) To boost exports and revitalise the agriculture sector, a key trade promotion organisation has recommended to the government to revamp SEZ (special economic zone) policy for food exports.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DGFT puts Airtel on 'Denied Entry List', Co counters
New Jan 28 (IANS) The Director General of Foreign Trade has Blacklisted telecom operator Bharti Airtel on the grounds of not meeting the export obligations and has put it on "Denied Entry List", official sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy
I-League: Punjab FC aim to keep title chase alive vs Neroca
Ludhiana, Jan 28 (IANS) Punjab FC, who are placed second on the points table, will be going up against eighth-placed Neroca FC on Wednesday. Neroca have been having a rough season in the I-League so far.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Football
Six Coronaviruses out there, which one will spread next?
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As a new variant of coronavirus spreads panic -- keeping governments and health authorities on their toes from China to India -- researchers have been stressing for long on the fact that identifying new viruses in animals and quickly determining their potential to infect people is a key way to reduce global health threats.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
ISL: Odisha FC out to consolidate top-four spot against Goa
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) Odisha FC will look to maintain their 100 per cent record at the Kalinga Stadium when they play hosts to FC Goa here on Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Sachin Bansal resigns from Ujjivan bank's board
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank on Tuesday said that Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has resigned from its board as an independent director as a Bansal-owned entity had applied for a universal banking licence.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sensex ends below 41,000 on coronavius worries (Lead, correcting headline, para 1)
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Sensex on Tuesday closed below the 41,000 mark as market sentiments were dampened on worries that the Coronavius would drag world economic growth.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Saif Ali Khan wants to see Chahal taking Guptill's wicket
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is the son of late legendary cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan (Pataudi), finds young squad of Team India quite impressive. Right now, he is rooting for off-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal to take New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill's wicket in the next match.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
High fibre diets can lead to bloating: Study
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) People who eat high fibre diets are more likely to experience bloating if their high fibre diet is protein-rich as compared to carbohydrate-rich, according to a new study.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pune Police yet to hand over Koregaon-Bhima case to NIA
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team, camping in Pune since Monday morning, was not handed over the Elgar Parishad-Koregaon-Bhima case files as the relevant orders from the Centre had reportedly not been received.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ranji Trophy: Bengal take upper hand against Delhi (RoundUp)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) An all-round bowling show saw Bengal getting a slight edge over Delhi in their round 7 Ranji Trophy tie at the iconic Eden Gardens as the visitors were reduced to 192/6 when the second day ended here.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ankit Tiwari on collaborating with Mohit Suri on 'Malang'
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) After collaborating with filmmaker Mohit Suri on "Aashiqui 2" and "Ek Villain", singer Ankit Tiwari has now lent his voice to one of the songs in the former's upcoming film "Malang".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Odisha to delete NPR column seeking parent's birthplace
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday said the column that seeks details on the birthplace of parents of an individual during the enumeration of the National Population Register (NPR) will be deleted in the state.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
US investigators looking into causes of Kobe's chopper crash
California, Jan 28 (IANS) US investigators are working to determine the causes of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant in California on Sunday, a media report said.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Colombia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
HC rejects plea by aspirants from Kejriwal's constituency
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed as non-maintainable a plea by eleven aspirants who were not allowed to file nomination papers from New Delhi Assembly seat from where Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is contesting.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi polls between two crore people, 200 BJP MPs: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the February Assembly elections are a fight between two crore people of Delhi and 200 BJP MPs, as he urged people to vote for AAP.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Air India qualified bidder list likely in FY20: DIPAM Secy
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) is likely to finalise the list of qualified bidders for Air India in the current fiscal and is confident of participation of overseas and Indian companies in consortiums in the bidding process, DIPAM secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hemant Soren expands cabinet, inducts 7 more ministers
Ranchi, Jan 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren expanded his cabinet on Tuesday and inducted seven more Ministers, taking the strength of the Ministry to 10.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Taranjit Sandhu appointed ambassador to US
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The government on Tuesday appointed Taranjit Singh Sandhu, a career diplomat, as the Indian Ambassador to the US. Sandhu, a 1988-batch IFS officer, is presently the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie turn white again
Shimla, Jan 28 (IANS) More snowfall in Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie and higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday intensified cold wave conditions in the state.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kobe was always there for me as a mentor, friend: Djokovic
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Terming him as his mentor, an emotional Novak Djokovic said Kobe Bryant was always there whenever he needed advice and shared a personal bond with the NBA legend who died in a helicopter crash.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
16 suspected coronavirus cases in Punjab, 2 in Haryana
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Sixteen patients in Punjab and two in Haryana have been quarantined on suspicion of having coronavirus, ministers in both the states said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Men care for 'likeability' in interactions with opposite sex
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) While for women, likeability is an influential factor in all interactions, men care for it only in interactions with the opposite sex, suggests new research.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Protestors disrupt CU convocation, force Guv to leave
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was forced to leave the venue of the Calcutta University convocation on Tuesday without attending it following protests by students opposing CAA who raised slogans asking him to "go back" and called him a "stooge of the BJP".
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Aus Open: Federer to face Djokovic in semis
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Roger Federer will face Novak Djokovic in a blockbuster semi-final at the 2020 Australian Open. Federer on Tuesday beat the USA's Tennys Sandgren in a five-set match in which he came back from two sets to one down and fought off seven match points at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. Djokovic beat Canadian Milos Raonic later in the day in four sets to set up the big ticket semi-final.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Five RSS men who guide its views on economic issues
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Five senior functionaries of the RSS primarily decide on the organisation's views on different economic issues facing the country, sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
SRK, Salman launch calendar of the real 'Dabanggs'
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan were spotted at the Mumbai Police Calendar launch.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ola appoints Sanjiv Saddy as SVP, Corporate Affairs
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian ride hailing major Ola on Tuesday appointed Sanjiv Saddy as its Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Delhi EC submits report on Parvesh Verma, Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi Election Commission on Tuesday took cognizance of alleged breach of moral code of conduct by BJP MP and star campaigners of Delhi election Parvesh Verma and Minister of State Anurag Thakur.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Apple mulls 6 mn iPhone SE 2 in early 2020: Report
San Francisco, Jan 28 (IANS) Apple is mulling to make 116 million iPhones in the first half of the fiscal year 2020, according to a recent estimate by Cohen & Company Inc. analyst Krish Sankar.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Music band The Yellow Diary's new song 'Rab raakha' is out
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Mumbai-based alternative-rock band The Yellow Diary has come up with a new song titled "Rab raakha".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saif knows exactly which shot will make the cut: Kubbra Sait
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Kubbra Sait will next be seen in the film "Jawaani Jaaneman", and she is clearly in awe of the film's lead actor Saif Ali Khan.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
3 Sangh affiliates Nirmala Sitharaman can't afford to ignore
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As February 1 nears when Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her second Budget, she has gone through months of deliberations with industry experts, BJP's economic cell which has held 11 meetings and of course with top bureaucrats at the North Block. But apart from them, another segment that will exert huge influence on the budgetary allocation on certain sectors are the powerful RSS offshoots who implement the Sangh's economic vision. Here's a look at them whose suggestions Sitharaman or for that matter no BJP FM can afford to brazen out.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP writes to EC against Thakur's 'shoot the traitor' remark
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has written to the Chief Election Commissioner complaining against violation of the model code of conduct by Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur over his "shoot the traitor" remark here on Monday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Walnuts can help you stay sharper at old age
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Eating walnuts may help slow cognitive decline in at-risk groups of the elderly population, a new study suggests.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
AAP nominee aims to build hospital, school in Karawal Nagar
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Durgesh Pathak of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wants to develop the "very backward" Karawal Nagar constituency and promises to build a hospital and a school in the area, if elected.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maruti Suzuki's Q3 standalone net profit up 5.1%
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday reported a rise of 5.1 per cent in its standalone net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2019.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lex Sportel announces launch of 1Sports
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Gurugram based Lex Sportel Vision Pvt. Ltd announced the launch of its sports programming repertoire on its channel 1Sports. The channel will continue bringing to the Indian audience a bouquet of high-quality sporting action with the best quality broadcast.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sensex ends below 42,000 on coronavius worries
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Sensex on Tuesday closed below the 42,000 mark as market sentiments were dampened on worries that the Coronavius would drag world economic growth.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India come up with unique practice session before 3rd T20I
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) The Virat Kohli-led Team India is just a step away from sealing the ongoing T20I rubber against New Zealand and it seems the Men in Blue want to leave no stone unturned for taking an unassailable 3-0 lead when they face the Kiwis on Wednesday as they have now come up with a unique training drill.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
French artist Gerard Garouste's exhibition comes to Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Inspired by classical mythology and surrealistic imagery within the Christian and Jewish cultures, the paintings of veteran French contemporary artist Gerard Garouste are being exhibited in India for the first time.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Ex-PDP leader Bukhari denies forming new political party
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) Former PDP Minister Altaf Bukhari, who had met Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor G.C. Murmu along with other political leaders earlier this month, on Tuesday denied reports that he was floating a new political party.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Dawn of hope for Reangs in Tripura after years of anxiety
Kanchanpur (Tripura), Jan 28 (IANS) The depressing mood has disappeared. Instead, a festive atmosphere has gripped northern Tripura's seven relief camps, where over 34,000 tribal immigrants are sheltered after they fled adjoining Mizoram 23 years ago following ethnic strife.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
PCB welcome to host Asia Cup, but India won't play in Pak: BCCI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is clear that while they have no problem with the Pakistan Cricket Board hosting the 2020 edition of the Asia Cup -- set to be a preparatory ground for the World T20 in Australia -- the venue needs to be a neutral one as travelling to the neighbouring country isn't an option at present.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Salman Khan loses his cool, snatches fan's phone
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Salman Khan was recently clicked losing his cool when a fan tried to take a selfie with the Bollywood superstar.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
OYO's corporate channel records 80% revenue growth in 2019
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Hospitality unicorn OYO on Tuesday said the companys corporate channel witnessed an 80 per cent increase in revenue in 2019 on a year-on-year basis.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
People who are mean look at women as sex objects
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) People who are mean and antagonistic towards others are the ones who look at women as merely sex objects, a study has revealed.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gujarat Cong leaders seek to counter BJP narrative in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress that is trying to reclaim its lost ground has drafted party leaders from Gujarat to campaign for the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Illegal refugees returning to Bangladesh after CAA: Official
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) In the wake of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, illegal immigrants from Bangladesh have begun to flee India back to their native country, a senior Border Security Force official said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Broad fined, awarded demerit point for profanity
Johannesburg, Jan 28 (IANS) England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the profanity he directed at South African captain Faf du Plessis during the fourth Test between the two sides.
2020-01-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Twitterati abuzz over Rajinikanth's tryst with Bear Grylls
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With superstar Rajinikanth set to feature in an episode of 'Man vs Wild' alongside Bear Grylls, Twitter was abuzz as his fans welcomed the news.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM does not understand economics: Rahul Gandhi
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) In a big attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused him of tarnishing the pluralistic image of the nation in the world and said that the Modi does not understand economics as the Congress scion addressed the 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally here at Albert Hall.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Congress alleges national debt up under current govt
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the government's debt has increased to 71.5 pc in 5.5 years, saying the burden is due to mismanagement of the economy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We stopped Ebola, will stop Coronavirus too: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said with precautionary efforts, the country can fight diseases like novel Coronavirus (nCov).
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Evelyn Sharma will 'absolutely' wear a second-hand wedding dress
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Evelyn Sharma says she will opt for a second-hand wedding dress when she gets married to her beau Tushaan Bhindi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bigg Boss 13': Asim Riaz proposes to Himanshi Khurana
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The angry young man of "Bigg Boss 13", Asim Riaz, turned loverboy for ex-contestant Himanshi Khurana when he went down on one knee to propose marriage to her.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rubina Dilaik in hubby Abhinav Shukla's short film 'Bareilly Ki Beti'
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Rubina Dilaik, best known for her role in the TV show "Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki", will now be seen in a short film titled "Bareilly Ki Beti: The Youngest Survivor".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Media should restrain from creating coronavirus panic: Lancet
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As much is yet to be known about the new coronavirus that has killed over 100 people in China, an editorial in the medical journal Lancet has advised news media to exercise the utmost caution while reporting on the virus.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
'Bigg Boss 13': Shefali to re-enter house and support Paras
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Shefali Jariwala is set to re-enter the "Bigg Boss 13" house just days her eviction, to support fellow co-contestant Paras Chhabra.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IWL: Gokulam Kerala FC run riot against Kenkre FC
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC ran riot in their Indian Womens League fixture against Kenkre FC, registering a gargantuan 10-1 victory at the Bangalore football stadium here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Nirbhaya convict claims 'forced to have sex' with co-accused
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The counsel for the Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh Singh, who is set to be hanged on February 1, told the apex court on Tuesday that his client has been sexually abused inside the Tihar jail.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India has world class players, getting better overseas: Southee
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran New Zealand pacer Tim Southee feels that India has some world-class players and are getting better on the road as they prepare to bounce back in the third T20I here on Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
When Lata Mangeshkar cradled baby Rishi Kapoor in her arms
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Tuesday walked down memory lane as he shared a throwback picture in which the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is seen cradling him in her arms when he was just an infant.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
436 people under observation in Kerala for coronavirus: Centre
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 400 people in Kerala are under observation for suspected coronavirus, which includes five in hospitals, while the others are at their homes, a Central health official who is currently touring Kerala, said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Thampi remanded to judicial custody till Feb 7
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A special CBI court here on Tuesday remanded NRI businessman C.C. Thampi to judicial custody till February 7 in connection with a money laundering probe against businessman Robert Vadra.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Collaborations key to tackle nation-state cyber attacks: Microsoft
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As governments the world over deliberate over how to tackle growing nation-state cyber attacks and protect sensitive data, a top Microsoft official said on Tuesday that collaborations between the governments, tech companies and third-party cybersecurity agencies can help address the growing menace.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
ISL 2019/20 final to be held on March 14
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The final of the ongoing 2019/20 season of the Indian Super League (ISL) will be held on March 14, league organisers Football Sports Development Ltd. (FSDL) announced on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
UP Minister's gunner found dead in mysterious circumstances
Meerut, Jan 28 (IANS) UP Minister Suresh Rana's gunner was found shot dead in Mawana area here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Kids Indian Championship to start from Wednesday
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The inaugural Indian championship -- an event on the international calendar of the US Kids Golf Tournament -- is all set to tee off at the sprawling Classic Golf & Country Club in Manesar from Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Sedition-accused JNU student Sharjeel arrested
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who has been accused of making controversial statement "cut off Assam", leading to sedition charges, was arrested on Tuesday from his home town Jahanabad in Bihar by Delhi Police after a four-day manhunt.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No real fear of Muslim takeover in India: Abhijit Banerjee
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) The talk from the "fringes of the ruling party" about the demographics of the Muslim population is just a way to 'demonise' a community, Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee said here, asserting that there is no real fear of Muslim takeover in India.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Join peace talks, Assam govt tells ULFA's Paresh Barua
Guwahati, Jan 28 (IANS) The Assam government on Tuesday urged the United Liberation Front of Assam and its chief Paresh Barua to enter into a meaningful peace dialogue with it and the centre.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Puducherry CM should express regret: Kiran Bedi
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Puducherry Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi on Tuesday said Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy should express regret to the UT's two Padma awardees and two other artistes from Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh for disrespecting the sanctity of a national event on Republic Day.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Indian online food delivery market to hit $8bn by 2022
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Rapid digitisation and growth in both online buyer base and spending will help India's online food industry to become a $8 billion market by 2022 -- growing at a CAGR of 25-30 per cent, a new report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Top 34 students from La Liga schools in race for scholarship
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) LaLiga -- Spains top division football league -- held the final phase of selection for its annual LaLiga Football schools scholarship, through which 2-4 students will be selected to visit Spain for an immersive football experience.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Only one Bengali, one Malayali elected to assembly -- Delhi partial to north Indians (Comment)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As the campaign for the Delhi assembly elections is in full swing, one thing looks clear: Delhi is not at all keen to give a fair deal to lakhs of non-Hindi speaking people of the capital. The three major parties -- AAP, BJP and Congress -- have not given a ticket to any Bengali, Tamil, Malayali, Gujarati or any other non-Hindi speaking person.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Reintroduce wealth tax, re-finance banking sector: Abhijit
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Nobel laureate and economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has suggested re-introduction of the wealth tax, and said the government should give priority to re-financing the banking sector and improve infrastructure, while lauding the NDA regime's commitment to a host of welfare measures.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Coronavirus: HK to drastically cut cross-border travel with China
Hong Kong, Jan 28 (IANS) Hong Kong will drastically reduce cross-border travel with China in a bid to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus, starting with the shutdown of the two railways and denying entry to individual mainland travellers, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Aditya Roy Kapur: People tend to discount acting skills of a handsome actor
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The general perception about actors is that their look is surely the priority to succeed in the business of entertainment. However, actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who is widely acknowledged as a handsome young man, says at times the good look can overpower acting skills of an actor.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Coronavirus: 3 under isolation in Delhi hospital
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Three persons suspected to be infected with the novel cornavirus have been admitted at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital here, an official confirmed on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Global smartphone sales to grow 3% in 2020: Gartner
Egham (UK), Jan 28 (IANS) Global sales of smartphones to end users are set to reach 1.57 billion units in 2020, which is an increase of three per cent year over year (YoY), a new report by Gartner, Inc. said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
One body, two voter lists: The curious case of Indian chess
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The game of chess may have several variations starting from the first move. But can the Indian chess body have varied voter lists to elect its office bearers? Strangely, that is what was put out by the two warring factions in the All India Chess Federation (AICF) -- one led by its President P.R. Venketrama Raja and the other led by its Secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Govt brought CAA to correct historical injustice: PM
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, said that his government brought Citizenship Amendment Act to correct historical injustice and fulfil country's old promise to minorities living in neighbouring countries. "I am amazed how people can forget what Gandhiji promised to the minorities left in Pakistan and Bangladesh," Modi said while addressing the National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally at the Cariappa Parade ground in New Delhi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Samvidhaan' is Oxford Hindi Word of the Year for 2019
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) 'Samvidhaan', meaning "a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organisation is acknowledged to be governed" was on Tuesday announced as the Oxford Hindi Word of the Year (HWOTY) for 2019.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Need to be careful and not rush my comeback: Jhinghan
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Sandesh Jhinghan is not willing to rush his comeback after a surgery on his knee, saying he would miss the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL) season but is hopeful of returning soon.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
nCov: India prepares for evacuation of citizens from Wuhan
New Delhi/Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) India on Tuesday started the preparations for evacuating the Indian nationals trapped in Wuhan city, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic, placed under a lockdown.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
If we move in right direction, 'sky is the limit' for us: Root
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) England skipper Joe Root is on a high after a thumping 3-1 victory over South Africa in the recently concluded four-match series and said he was proud of his men. Root also felt his side is always trying to improve and push themselves forward and if everything goes in the right direction, then the "Sky is the limit" for England.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Going Dark' traces the secret social lives of extremists
Her journey would take her from a Generation Identity global strategy meeting in a pub in Mayfair to a Neo-Nazi music festival on the border of Germany and Poland. She would get relationship advice from 'Trad Wives' and Jihadi Brides and hacking lessons from ISIS. She was in the channels when the alt-right began planning the lethal Charlottesville rally and spent time in the networks that would radicalise the Christchurch terrorist.
2020-01-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Indian online food delivery market to hit $8bn by 2020
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Rapid digitisation and growth in both online buyer base and spending will help India's online food industry to become a $8 billion market by 2022 -- growing at a CAGR of 25-30 per cent, a new report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
British era women hanging room in Mathura still awaits 1st convict
Mathura, Jan 28 (IANS) Have you heard of a female execution room? Yes, there is one and it is not very far from the national capital - just 150 kms away in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, but hardly anyone knows about it.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Engineers asked to rope in stray animals, order withdrawn
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) Officials bending backwards to please political leaders has become the order of the day in Uttar Pradesh and this latest incident proves it again.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Coronavirus: WHO confident in China's epidemic prevention
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Visiting WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday said that the global health body was confident in China's epidemic prevention and control ability, amid the novel coronavirus outbreak that has claimed the lives of 106 people in the country.
2020-01-28
Category: International, China,Politics
94% middle school teachers suffer high stress levels: Study
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Teachers and parents, please take a note. Researchers have found that 94 per cent of middle school teachers experience high levels of stress, which could contribute to negative outcomes for the students.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tech Mahindra opens Google Centre of Excellence in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Digital transformation provider Tech Mahindra on Tuesday launched a dedicated Google Cloud Centre of Excellence (COE) here to drive digital transformation of enterprises globally.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
ALERT: No coronavirus case diagnosed in India yet: Minister
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2020-01-28
Category: International, Turkey,
Erdogan, Trump hold phone conversation over regional issues
Ankara, Jan 28 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his US counterpart President Donald Trump on the phone and discussed regional issues, "particularly the situations in Syria and Libya", authorities here said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Weight-loss surgery may reduce colorectal cancer risk
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Researchers have found found that weight-loss surgery may reduce by over one third the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Realme takes on Xiaomi, tells market leader to 'behave'
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking on Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi after being called a 'copy-cat brand' in the Indian smartphone market, rival Realme's CEO Madhav Sheth took to Twitter on Tuesday, saying "a real innovative brand and market leader won't behave like that".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ex-Brazil international midfielder Neves joins Gremio
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 28 (IANS) Former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves has joined Gremio as a free agent, becoming the Brazilian Serie A club's sixth signing of the new year.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
SC bails out 15 Gujarat riot case convicts to do social work
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Citing spiritual and moral guidance, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 15 convicts in the post-Godhra Sardarpura riot case in Gujarat wherein 33 members of a particular community were burnt alive.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjab CM seeks PM's intervention on locust attack
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Concerned over the spate of attacks on crops by swarms of locusts in neighbouring areas of southern Punjab bordering Rajasthan, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union Ministry of External Affairs and the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to immediately take up the issue with the government of Pakistan, from where the pests were emanating.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sara Ali Khan's before transformation video goes viral
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan shared a video of herself before her transformation which has gone viral.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Deora writes to Sonia, harps on implementing Rahul's promises
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Congress leader and close Rahul Gandhi confidant, Milind Deora, has written a letter to interim President Sonia Gandhi to constitute a panel to implement promises made in the Maharashtra manifesto, especially highlighting those stressed by Rahul.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Protests in Pakistan after court rejects Manzoor Pashteen's bail
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) A Peshawar court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of human rights activist and Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chief Manzoor Pashteen, who was arrested for sedition in Pakistan a day earlier.
2020-01-28
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sense of numbness in Pittsburgh after Kobe's death: Saurav Ghosal
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal lost a chance to clinch his maiden PSA world tour event title, but at Pittsburgh in the state of Pennsylvania, the gloom in the aftermath of NBA legend Kobe Bryant's shocking demise overwhelmed the ace Indian squash player like nothing else.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Dia Mirza trolled for breaking down at Jaipur Lit Fest
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Environmentalist and actress Dia Mirza has become a victim of social media trolls after she broke down at the latest edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival while speaking about climate change.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Advantage Raja: Madras HC orders AICF elections for Feb 10
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the elections for office bearers of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) to be held in Chennai on February 10 as originally announced by AICF President P.R. Venketrama Raja, an official said here.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
BJP MPs gave fraud report on Delhi schools: Sisodia
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A day after eight BJP MPs visited schools in the national capital and claimed the schools here were in bad shape, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on Tuesday called the report "fraud" and showed the "reality" of the schools.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indian nationals asked to submit passport details to Beijing embassy
New Delhi/Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) India has asked its nationals to submit their passport details to the country's embassy in Beijing, following reports that many of them were trapped in Wuhan city, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, which has been placed under a lockdown.
2020-01-28
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Modi, others pay tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai on birth anniv
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders across the country, on Tuesday, paid tributes to the great freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai on his 155th birth anniversary.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Early Earth's atmosphere was rich in carbon dioxide: Study
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) New research that looked at samples of small meteorites that hit our planet about 2.7 billion years ago has found that early Earth's atmosphere was rich in carbon dioxide, not oxygen.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
SL eying $2.5bn FDIs, $13.5bn exports in 2020
Colombo, Jan 28 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government is eyeing $2.5 billion in Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) and exports of $13.5 billion this year, following improved policy stability, business confidence, tax cuts and a wide-ranging stimulus package, a Minister said here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Mumbai's Palkhi Cabs to have CCTVs for riders too
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) New cab aggregator Palkhi Cabs will install CCTVs in all its taxis to film passengers as an extra safety feature, top company officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Believe in miracles: Federer after advancing in Aus Open
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Six-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer on Tuesday saved seven match points to register what would go down in history as one of his most challenging and emphatic victory in his illustrious career.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
ISL: Manuel Onwu joins Odisha FC on loan
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) Odisha FC have roped in Spanish forward Manuel Onwu for their remaining matches of the ongoing of the Indian Super League (ISL).
2020-01-28
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Avast says discontinued harvesting data, users in shock
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After a sensational investigation found that popular Avast antivirus -- installed on nearly 435 millions Windows, Mac and mobile devices globally -- harvested users' data via browser plugins and then sold it to third parties, including Microsoft and Google, the company on Tuesday said it has discontinued the practice of using any data from the browser extensions.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Leander Paes crashes out of Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes bowed out of the ongoing Australian Open after losing his second round match in the mixed doubles event on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Ayushmann on gay role: Many industry people asked me to re-think
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is waiting for the release of his next "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan", says that many from the Hindi film industry asked him to re-think over playing a gay man on screen.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
GM to invest $2.2 mn for building autonomous, EVs
San Francisco, Jan 28 (IANS) General Motors Company or GM will invest $2.2 billion to utilise an ageing Detroit assembly plant for the production of autonomous and electric vehicles.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Anti-CAA protesters disrupt Calcutta univ convocation
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Chaos prevailed during Calcutta University convocation here on Tuesday as a group of students protesting against the CAA held a demonstration and raised slogans against West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Journalist barred from Pompeo's trip
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The US State Department has barred a journalist from the press pool for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's upcoming foreign trip, without providing a reason for the removal, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
Keto diet works best in small doses, harmful in long run
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) A ketogenic diet -- which provides 99 per cent of calories from fat and only one per cent from carbohydrates -- produces health benefits in the short term, but negative effects after about a week, say researchers.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Engineers to keep stray animals at bay during UP CM's visit
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) Officials bending backwards to please their political masters has become the order of the day in Uttar Pradesh and the latest incident proves it again.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
TN BJP mocks Omar's beard, then deletes tweet
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) In a random move, the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP mocked former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his long beard in a sarcastic tweet before deleting it within an hour.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
IBM India opens 2nd Automation Innovation Centre in India
Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) Software giant IBM on Tuesday unveiled its second Automation Innovation Centre (AIC) in India at its Pune facility that will provide clients access to IBM's capabilities for experiential demonstrations, rapid prototyping, and the co-creation of automation solutions with our clients through Design Thinking.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology
Woman throws acid on stalker in UP's Unnao
Unnao, Jan 28 (IANS) A young man sustained burn injuries when a 20-year-old woman threw acid on him in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning as he had allegedly been stalking her.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Miley not invited to Grammys over her love for cannabis
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus has shared her own theory on why she wasn't invited to the 2020 Grammy Awards and said that it was related to her love for cannabis.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Umar Gul honoured by PCB for 2009 World T20 heroics
Lahore, Jan 28 (IANS) Former pacer Umar Gul has been honoured by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for his heroics in the 2009 World T20 where he had played a significant role in helping the Green Brigade clinch the title. Gul was the tournament's leading wicket-taker with 13 wickets as Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka in the final at the iconic Lord's by eight wickets on June 21, 2009.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
'Captain' Kohli on verge of yet another milestone
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli has been breaking numerous records in the recent past and the run-machine is on the verge of achieving yet another milestone in his illustrious career. Kohli is just 25 runs away from surpassing former skipper M.S. Dhoni in the list of highest run-getters as captain in T20Is.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rat stalls Air India flight in Varanasi, then vanishes
Varanasi, Jan 28 (IANS) A rat caused considerable commotion in an Air India flight at the Lal Bahadur Shastri airport in Varanasi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
First Indian nCoV patient in China shows signs of recovery
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The first Indian to have diagnosed with Novel coronavirus by a hospital in China, Preeti Maheshwari, has started showing signs of recovery, her cousin Pratibha Maheshwari shared about her health conditions on Tuesday on social media.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Man charged following deaths of 3 Sikh men in London
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A man has been charged following the deaths of three Sikh men who were stabbed in a street fight in London, a media report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Instagram saw highest outage, Twitter least in Q4: Report
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram experienced the highest outage in the fourth quarter of 2019 with 21,682 reports at the peak on November 28, 2019, while Twitter reported the least amount of outage complaints with 15,952 reports at the peak on October 22, 2019, according to a new report on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
NASA partners with ESA for mission to take 1st peek at Sun's poles
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) NASA has collaborated with the European Space Agency (ESA) for a mission to snap the first pictures of the Sun's north and south poles.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' to re-release in India
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Joaquin Phoenix's "Joker", which has become an award-season favourite, will be re-released in India on February 14.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pooja Hegde donates Rs 2.5 lacs to kids with cancer
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Pooja Hegde has made a donation of Rs 2.5 lacs for two children suffering from cancer.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shortness of breath, cough may be early signs of lung cancer
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that there are two symptoms which could act as potential predictors of the lung cancer.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
IIT-M offers data science courses at affordable costs
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) faculty are offering affordable courses on data science through their platform 'PadhAI', it said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology,Education
Karnataka cabinet expansion before Feb 5 assembly session
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) Karnataka cabinet expansion can happen anytime before the start of the Assembly session on February 5 or by the end of this month, said a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state leader on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kejriwal accuses BJP of taking 'revenge' from poor
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday accused the BJP of taking "revenge" from the poor in the city and urged the saffron party to stop such actions.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
'1917' crosses $200 million at global box-office
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners war drama "1917", directed by Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes has crossed over a whopping $200 million at the global box-office.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
11 killed in Lahore factory fire
Lahore, Jan 28 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed when a perfume-making factory caught fire after a gas cylinder exploded, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
7 more ministers to be inducted in Hemant Soren cabinet
Ranchi, Jan 28 (IANS) Seven Ministers will be inducted in the cabinet when the Chief Minister Hemant Soren expands his cabinet for the first time on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
5 multi city events you must attend in 2020
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANSlife) From planning to eat fewer calories, skip alcohol, exercise more to picking up a hobby, learning a new skill and travelling more? 2020 might have got you motivated to start working on your long list of resolutions. But life is just not about setting big goals. It also requires learning to appreciate and enjoy every day as it comes. Attending events across multiple genres can help in doing so and also enable you to become more social without relying on sending last-minute texts to your friends. Confused about where to start with? Here is a list of top 5 multi city events that await your presence:
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Japanese culture gets a show in New York
January 28 Jan 28 (IANSlife) Nearly 70 masterpieces of calligraphy, painting, sculpture, ceramics, lacquers, and textiles from two Japanese art collections, are all set to go on view at the Asia Society Museum in New York from February 11.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Japan,National,IANS Life
Maha CM inaugurates Nagpur Metro's Aqua Line
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Jan 28 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated the 11-kms Nagpur Metro line between Lokmanya Nagar-Sitabuldi interchange here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Health personnel arrive in Wuhan as coronavirus toll reaches 106 (2nd Ld)
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Thousands of health personnel on Tuesday arrived in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, as the death toll due to the disease has increased to 106 in the Asian giant, with 4,275 confirmed cases.
2020-01-28
Category: International, China,Politics
Delhi chill likely to return
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) An early morning spell of light rain rejuvenated the Delhi winter on Tuesday and the minimum temperature was recorded at 11.4 degrees Celsius.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
India eye maiden T20I series-win in NZ in Hamilton (Preview)
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) Team India will aim to continue their rich vein of form and seal their first-ever T20I series win in New Zealand when they take on the Black Caps in the third match at the Seddon Park on Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
After BJP MPs, Amit Shah takes on Kejriwal over Delhi schools
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Soon after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal threw an invite to Amit Shah to visit Delhi government run schools and witness them first hand, the Union Home Minister has taken him head on.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
What Ayurveda suggests for getting slimmer
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANSlife) Looking to lose weight? Dont miss the traditional practices which can help us lose weight naturally and without any side effects.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Skincare mistakes to avoid for healthy skin
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANSlife) If great, glowing skin is one of your aspirations this year, make sure you are not making these skincare mistakes.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Your local kirana store gets an e-update now
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANSlife) Street vendors and local small shopkeepers in the millennium city, Gurugram now have a digital platform where they stay connected with their existing customers and also add new clientele.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Build better posture for good health
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANSlife) Poor posture can not only make you look bad but can also have adverse effects on your overall health.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
WHO identifies novel coronavirus as 'high risk'
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO), which is yet to declare the novel coronavirus as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) despite over 100 fatalities in China, identified the disease as "high risk".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Say adios to winter in style
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANSlife) We cozied through the festive season with the latest fashion trends and a pinch of winter love. As the temperatures dropped, you would have clearly seen a rise in your fashion sense.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
All parties against us, people will give answer: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said all the parties from across the country have joined hands against the Aam Aadmi Party and the people of Delhi, adding the city will give them a befitting reply on February 8.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC allows introduction of African Cheetah in India
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the introduction of African Cheetah on a carefully choosen location in India.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
NZ's Todd Astle steps back from red-ball cricket
Wellington, Jan 28 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Todd Astle has decided to step back from long-form cricket and has made himself unavailable for the upcoming New Zealand A First-Class series against India A in Christchurch.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Big Ben won't chime on Brexit day
London, Jan 28 (IANS) The Big Ben will not chime on the day the UK is set to exit the European Union (EU), after efforts failed to persuade the House of Commons to allow the famous bell to ring on Friday night.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Blood pressure drug linked to lower gout risk
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that the anti-hypertensive drug amlodipine lowered long-term gout risk compared to two other drugs commonly prescribed to lower blood pressure.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Cosmetic nose surgery makes women 3 years younger
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Women, please take note. Looking younger is now easier as researchers have revealed that rhinoplasty, or cosmetic nose surgery, may make a woman look up to three years younger.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fresh snowfall in Kashmir breaks cold spell
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) Many parts of Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Tuesday, leading to an increase in the minimum temperature, which brought some relief to the people from the intense cold wave.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Won't spare mosques built on govt land: BJP's Parvesh Verma
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) BJP MP Parvesh Verma has kicked off a row by claiming that if the BJP comes to power in Delhi then it will not only clear the Shaheen Bagh area of the anti-CAA protesters within an hour, but will also remove all existing mosques in his parliamentary constituency built on government land within a month.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Motorola readying Samsung Galaxy Note rival with stylus
San Francisco, Jan 28 (IANS) The Lenovo-owned Motorola is set to give some competition to the Samsung Galaxy Note series with its new phone that is likely to pack a stylus, according to a leaked image.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Alliance with BJP in Punjab intact: SAD chief
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said that his party alliance with the BJP in Punjab was intact, as it has been for 20 years.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
FIR against choreographer Ganesh Acharya
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) An FIR has been filed against celebrity choreographer Ganesh Acharya by a woman assistant choreographer Divya Kotian for "forcing" her to "watch porn videos".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
All eyes on Kerala Assembly's session starting Wednesday
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Daggers have been drawn between the ruling CPI-M led treasury benches and the Congress-led opposition and the protagonist in this is none other than Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, as he arrives at the Kerala Assembly on Wednesday for his address.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Prince Andrew 'ignores FBI requests for interview about Epstein'
London, Jan 28 (IANS) The UK's Prince Andrew has ignored requests from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for an interview about his friendship with late American financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, a top US prosecutor said.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Uniform LTCG duration for equity, property, gold likely in Budget
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) In a major move, the government is likely to stipulate a uniform framework for all asset classes-equity, property and gold-for computation of capital gains.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CISF gets 'best marching contingent' award at R-Day parade
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The CISF on Tuesday was adjudged the "best marching contingent" amongst paramilitary and other auxiliary contingents during Republic Day parade, 2020 at Rajpath, the force said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
1,047 N.Korean defectors arrived in Seoul last year
Seoul, Jan 28 (IANS) A total of 1,047 North Korean defectors arrived in South Korea last year, the lowest number in 18 years, according to data from the Unification Ministry.
2020-01-28
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
28-year-old suspected case of coronavirus in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) A 28-year-old man with a travel history to China has been kept under observation at an isolation ward of the PGI here for a possible exposure to coronavirus, doctors said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
David Schwimmer on 'Friends' reunion: Don't think it's possible
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor David Schwimmer has ruled out reviving his hit sitcom "Friends" as he feels the cast have all moved on.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Goa National Games mascot to be unveiled on Jan 31
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) The official mascot for the 36th edition of the National Games, which are scheduled to begin in Goa later this year, will be unveiled on Friday, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Other Sports
Eating an egg a day not bad for your heart
Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) The controversy about whether eggs are good or bad for heart health may be solved, as researchers have found that eating an egg a day is not linked to the risk of heart diseases.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Selena felt 'emotionally abused' while dating Bieber
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez has revealed that she experienced "emotional abuse" while dating former beau and pop singer Justin Bieber.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nicki Minaj's brother jailed for child rape
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Popular rapper Nicki Minaj's elder brother Jelani Maraj has been ordered to serve 25 years in jail following his child rape conviction.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Hollywood
Delhi Police conduct multiple raids to nab Sharjeel Imam
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Delhi Police have launched a massive manhunt to nab controversial JNU student Sharjeel Imam, booked on sedition charges for his alleged inflammatory speeches during anti-CAA protests.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Lebron James pays heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) NBA star Lebron James has penned down a heartfelt tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant who lost his life in a helicopter crash, leaving the sports fraternity in shock.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Goa hospital sets up coronavirus isolation ward
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) Goa's top government-run medical facility, the Goa Medical College, has set up a special corona isolation ward to treat any suspects showing symptoms of the deadly virus, even though not a single suspected case of coronavirus has been reported in the state.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Asian airlines ramping up efforts to contain coronavirus spread
Hong Kong, Jan 28 (IANS) Airlines across Asia were ramping up efforts to contain the risk of transmitting the novel coronavirus among staff and passengers, as the deadly disease has claimed the lives of 106 people in China so far, a media report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Rahul, Iyer showing world what they're capable off: Rathour
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) India batting coach Vikram Rathour on Tuesday heaped praise on K.L. Rahul and Shreyas Iyer, saying it was great to see the two youngsters coming off age and showing the world that they are match winners.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hapur police cracks Gaurav Chandel murder case (IANS Inside story)
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) The Hapur police claims to have cracked the Gaurav Chandel murder case by arresting 'Mirchi' gang member, Umesh Pandit from Hapur.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TARP-like govt fund likely in Budget for NBFC relief
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The government is likely to unveil in the Union Budget a Troubled Assets Relief Programme (TARP) similar to what the US initiated during the Lehman financial crisis in 2008.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Faf will not make decision in emotions & disappointment
Johannesburg, Jan 28 (IANS) South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has said that he would not be making any drastic decisions regarding his own future following team's crushing defeat in the four-Test series against England.
2020-01-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Islamophobia rampant on social media, not in real life: Study
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) With an aim to dispel the myth that the vast majority of people in the US are anti-Muslim, researchers say that the hatred Muslim candidates see online may be different than what they experience on the campaign trail.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Religion
14 Delhi-bound trains running late
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Fourteen Delhi-bound trains are running late as fog conditions continue in northern India with scattered showers reported in amy areas.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Dubai-based Indian expat jailed for groping
Dubai, Jan 28 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian expat was sentenced to three months in prison for groping a woman in a mall, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Good news for tipplers in UP - More time, more liquor (Lead)
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) After Mumbai, it is Lucknow that is bracing up for a night life that has almost been non-existent till now. The Utar Pradesh Excise Department has now allowed restaurants and bars to serve liquor up to 2 a.m. Starred hotels can serve liquor up to 4 a.m.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Sri Lanka confirms first coronavirus case
Colombo, Jan 28 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus after a Chinese woman was diagnosed with the disease, making the island nation the second South Asian country after Nepal to report a confirmed case.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Deadly China virus may impact Apple biz in long run
San Francisco, Jan 28 (IANS) With the Novel Coronavirus spreading fast across China which has claimed 106 lives so far, Apple supplier Foxconn has warned employees who were in Taiwan for the Chinese New Year not to return to its Wuhan plant in China.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
PBL: Pune 7Aces beat Bengaluru Raptors in nail-biting tie
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Pune 7Aces staged a stunning comeback and defeated Bengaluru Raptors 4-3 in their second tie of the season and eighth tie of the Premier Badminton League (PBL).
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Barty 1st Oz in 36 years in Aus Open semis
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) World No.1 Ashleigh Barty on Tuesday became the first Aussie hope to reach the women's singles semifinals at the Australian Open in 36 years, as she defeated last year's finalist Petra Kvitova in straight sets to reach the final four.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
US asks Taliban for 'long-term reduction in violence'
Kabul, Jan 28 (IANS) Amid the ongoing Doha talks, the US negotiators have asked the Taliban to agree to a long-term reduction in violence before signing the peace deal that both sides have discussed over the past year, according to informed sources.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
LeT militant arrested from J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police, on Tuesday, have arrested one Lashkar-e-Taiba militant from Baramulla in north Kashmir.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
UP prepares to deal with coronavirus
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to set up 10-bed isolation wards in every district hospital and medical college of the state as a precautionary measure to deal with any suspected case of coronavirus.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Legend' Dhoni missed a lot, Yuzvendra reveals on Chahal TV
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has termed M.S. Dhoni a "legend" and said that the entire team misses the former skipper. Dhoni has not played for India since the 2019 World Cup semi-final exit against New Zealand in the semi-finals.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
TAPI pipeline project faces more delays in Afghanistan
Kabul, Jan 28 (IANS) The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project has faced another delay in Afghanistan over a postponement in land acquisition, among other issues, according to local authorities.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Good news for tipples in UP - More time, more liquor
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) After Mumbai, it is Lucknow that is bracing up for a night life that has almost been non-existent till now. The Utar Pradesh excise department has now allowed restaurants and bars to serve liquor up to 2 a.m. Starred hotels can serve liquor up to 4 a.m.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP school kid beaten to death over guava
Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) In a shocking incident, three teenage students of a government school in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district, thrashed their classmate to death just because he did not buy them a guava.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saudi hackers deface social media accounts of NFL, 15 teams
San Francisco, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of Saudi-based teenagers hacked social media accounts of the National Football League (NFL) and 15 of its teams, defacing them with messages.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New Zealand PM announces general election date
Wellington, Jan 28 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday announced that the 2020 General Election will be held on September 19.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Coronavirus kills 106 in China, 4,515 infected
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Chinese health authorities on Tuesday that the death toll due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in the country has increased to 106, with 4,515 confirmed cases in 30 provincial-level regions.
2020-01-28
Category: International, China,Politics
Winter chill back in UP, rain likely till Thursday
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is now gearing up for a fourth spell of winter rain and chill, according to the Met as several parts of the state are expected to witness rain and thundershowers on Tuesday afternoon that will make the mercury to dip.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fuel prices dip further due to softening of Brent crude
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Fuel prices saw a marginal dip on Tuesday due to softening of international crude oil rates as demand declined following the outbreak of coronavirus in China. The price of petrol was cut by 12 paise and that of diesel by 14 paise across all major cities on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shatrughan Sinha's presence at SP office irks Congressmen
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who had joined Congress just before the Lok Sabha elections, has, once again, angered his party colleagues.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Lebanese Parliament endorses 2020 budget despite protests
Beirut, Jan 28 (IANS) Lebanons Parliament has approved the governments budget for 2020, despite attempts by anti-government protesters to prevent lawmakers from reaching the building.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Govt school teachers in UP asked to prepare brides for mass wedding
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Government school teachers in Uttar Pradesh Minister Satish Dwiwedi's constituency were asked to prepare the brides for a mass wedding organised on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Fresh order on plastic ban on Ganga Yatra route in UP
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued a fresh order, banning the use of polythene and single use plastic in 26 districts, which fall in the route of five-day Ganga Yatra.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Features
Death toll from rains in Brazil rises to 45
Brasilia, Jan 28 (IANS) The death toll from the heavy rains in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has risen to 45, officials said, adding that a state of emergency had been declared in 101 cities.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Brazil,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Chamari Atapattu to lead SL at Women's T20 WC
Colombo, Jan 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka have announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup, set to be played in Australia from February 21 to March 8. The squad will be led by Chamari Atapattu and also includes other senior players like Shashikala Siriwardene, Udeshika Probodhani and Sugandika Kumar.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Boeing gets $12bn to alleviate 737 MAX crisis
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has obtained $12 billion in financing commitments from more than a dozen banks to help alleviate the crisis over its 737 MAX jet, the design of which was implicated in two deadly accidents that led to the aircraft's global grounding.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
In the city of second chances
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) He came to the city when he was 14. No, he hasnt been writing the book for 10 years because he is constantly fascinated by it. "But because its personal." New York, in all its avatars is open, thrives on migrants -- two out of three people are either migrants or their children. Of course diversity is important for business, for money, he smiles.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
US advises Americans to reconsider travel to China
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The US has raised its travel alert for China and was recommending that Americans should "reconsider" travelling to the Asian giant due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has already killed over 100 people in the country.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
Lakers vs Clippers game postponed as players mourn Bryant
California, Jan 28 (IANS) The Los Angeles Lakers and the LA Clippers basketball game scheduled for Tuesday at the Staples Centre has been postponed after the death of former Lakers star Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Colombia,Sports,Other Sports
Former US Open champ del Potro undergoes knee surgery
Buenos Aires, Jan 28 (IANS) Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 US Open champion, has said he has undergone a successful operation in Miami to repair damage to the right kneecap that he fractured while playing a tune-up event for Wimbledon last year.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Tennis
US Middle East peace plan delusional: Iran
Tehran, Jan 28 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan dubbed by the latter as the "Deal of the Century", was "delusional".
2020-01-28
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Coronavirus toll in China rises to 106
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Chinese health authorities on Tuesday that the death toll due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in the country has increased to 106, with 4,515 confirmed cases in 30 provincial-level regions.
2020-01-28
Category: International, China,Politics
Pak Senate passes bill allowing paid maternity, paternity leaves
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) The Pakistan Senate has passed a bill which makes it mandatory for employers to grant paid maternity and paternity leave to employees, it was reported.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
China postpones school semester amid novel coronavirus outbreak
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) China's Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that the 2020 spring semester for schools will be postponed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
2020-01-28
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
When Sienna Miller cried on reading a film script
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Sienna Miller has revealed that she wept everytime she read the script of her upcoming film "Wander Darkly".
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN appreciates China's effort against coronavirus: Guterres
United Nations, Jan 28 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the UN appreciates China's effort to battle against the novel coronavirus and has full confidence in China's ability of controlling the outbreak.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Emily Blunt was 'gobsmacked' by 'A Quiet Place' success
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Emily Blunt was 'gobsmacked' on seeing the audiences response to her 2018 horror hit, "A Quiet Place".
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Death toll in Alabama fire rises to eight
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The death toll in a fire which destroyed a dock containing around 35 boats in the US state of Alabama rose to eight, with more fatalities feared, local media reported.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raja Kumari: Women underrepresented in music industry
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Grammy-nominated Indian-American songwriter-rapper Raja Kumari feels women are underrepresented in the music industry, and says celebrating women is of supreme importance at the moment.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
'Go Goa Gone 2' has logistical issues: Kunal Kemmu
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kemmu says the sequel to his 2013 zom-com hit "Go Goa Gone" has been going through logistical issues and hence the project couldn't take off over the past few years.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Thai girl dies of coronavirus like symptoms in Bengal hospital
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) A 32-year-old Thailand national, suspected to be suffering from Coronavirus, died in a private hospital here on Monday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Govt calls for applications for new SEBI Chairman (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Effectively seeking to end the tenure of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman Ajay Tyagi, the Finance Ministry has in a quiet move called for applications to fill up the post.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bolton's claim on Ukraine aid overshadows Trump defence at trial
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) At least three Republican senators have said they were open to witnesses like former National Security Adviser John Bolton being called to testify at the Senate trial overshadowing the defence of Trump after his reported claims about President Donald Trump freezing military aid to Ukraine.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
Four injured after gunfire at Connecticut courthouse
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Four people were confirmed to have been shot and wounded outside a courthouse in the US state of Connecticut, local media reported.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Felicitation of 'inept' officials irks Rajasthan BJP
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) While the Narendra Modi government is garnering praise for giving Padma Shri to five grassroots workers from Rajasthan for their significant contribution to the society, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state is raising questions over felicitation of few officials by the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government despite their poor performance.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Want to preserve our historic ties, Italy tells Iran
Rome, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) Italy is eager to maintain its "historic and profound" ties with Iran and views the landmark 2015 nuclear accord it signed with major powers a "pillar of security" for the entire Middle East, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio told his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on Monday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
ED finds several PFI offices in Shaheen Bagh
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After the Enforcement Directorate (ED) found that the recent violent protests in several parts of the country had a financial link with the Popular Front of India (PFI), the central probe agency also found that the organisation has it's offices in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, where the protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is going on for more a month now, sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
MP's move on Sita temple exposes Chouhan
Bhopal, Jan 28 (IANS) In an innocuous-looking handout issued on Monday, the Kamal Nath government announced its decision to build a Sita temple in Sri Lanka and a section of media saw in it as extension of the governments soft Hindutva policy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Coronavirus outbreak: China's bourses to be shut till Monday
Shanghai, Jan 28 (IANS) Stock markets in China will be shut remain until next Monday after authorities extended the Lunar New Year break by three days in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic.
2020-01-28
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Student hit by train while clicking selfie, dies
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Clicking selfie on a railway bridge proved fatal for a student after she was hit by a train in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, the police and eyewitnesses said on Monday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HC seeks response on plea challenging Jamia VC's appointment
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), Jamia Milia Islamia and others over a plea challenging the appointment of varsity's current Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kejriwal takes swipe at Shah, says people of Delhi don't pull ears
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took a jibe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah, saying the people of Delhi are very nice and "they do not pull anyone's ear".
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
NPR update will mean unsanctioned state surveillance, plea in SC
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A plea in the Supreme Court claims the data collected under the amended citizenship law and the process to update National Population Register (NPR) "may lead to possible unsanctioned state surveillance of private citizens who have not engaged in unlawful activity".
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nizamuddin threatens to become another Shaheen Bagh (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) After Shaheen Bagh, a key site of the anti-CAA and NRC stir, Nizamuddin area in the national capital could become the another hotbed of protests.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nothing in data that say we couldn't be in recession: Abhijit Banerjee
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Monday said that while there is nothing in the macroeconomic data that says India couldn't be in a recession, the final answer was unknown to him in the absence of new, reliable data on the informal sector where the anecdote suggests "the big slowdown is in".
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National
PM Modi fulfilled Mahatma's dream with CAA: Rajnath
Mangaluru, Jan 27 (IANS) Defending the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held that the amendment of the Act by Parliament in December fulfilled dreams of Mahatma Gandhi.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Nadal, Kyrgios pay tributes to Bryant after Aus Open match
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Top tennis players Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios paid tributes to Kobe Bryant, the NBA legend who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, during their fourth-round clash at the Australian Open.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Jio largest in revenue, customers base: India Ratings
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Reliance Jio has become the largest telecom player by revenue and subscriber base, India Ratings said on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No scope for outside interference: Naidu on CAA Debate in European Parliament
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday hit out at European Union (EU) lawmakers for moving resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), saying India did not need "advice or guidance" and there was "no scope" for "outside" interference in India's internal matters.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hizbul militant killed in encounter in south Kashmir (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed on Monday during an exchange of fire between the security forces and militants at Arwani village in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
South Africa docked six WTC points for slow over rate
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (IANS) South Africa have been penalised six points in the final Test against England at the Wanderers for bowling three overs short.
2020-01-27
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Kejriwal to work for integration of MCDs
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Monday promised to regularise the sanitation workers and said he would also work towards integration of the three municipal corporations.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Will set unhealthy precedent: Om Birla warns Europen Parliament
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has written to European Parliament President over resolutions against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), saying that passing the same will set an "unhealthy precedent".
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Text message reminder for passport renewal
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The government has started a text message phone reminder service that will remind passport holders to renew their passports in time.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian economy headed to stagflation: Congress
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The stagnating Indian economy is at the verge of stagflation and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is in a denial mode, according to the Congress.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
News of Bryant's death made Shaquille O'Neal sick
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Kobe Bryant's former teammate Shaquille O'Neal said on Monday that he became "sick" after hearing the news of the NBA lagend's sudden demise, adding that he had no words to express what he was going through.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Man escapes from tiger's paw, netizens shower praise
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A video of a man getting attacked by a tiger and playing dead to save his life in Maharashtra has gone viral on social media. A video of the incident was recently shared by IFS officer Parveen Kaswan in which a man could be seen lying under a tiger, with their faces extremely close to each other.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Avast antivirus sold users' data to Google, Microsoft: Report
San Francisco, Jan 27 (IANS) In a sensational revelation, an investigation on Monday claimed that the popular Avast antivirus -- installed on nearly 435 millions Windows, Mac and mobile devices globally -- harvested users' data via browser plugins and then sold it to third parties, including Microsoft and Google.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
HDFC Q3 net jumps 4 times to Rs 8,372 cr on one-time gain
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Mortgage lender HDFC on Monday reported about a fourfold jump in profit at Rs 8,372.49 crore for the quarter ended December 31 on a yearly comparison while its Board approved to raise up to Rs 45,000 crore via NCDs.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL: Balwant's injury-time winner helps ATK reclaim top spot
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) A last-gasp header from substitute Balwant Singh saw ATK pip NorthEast United 1-0 and go atop the Indian Super League table at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
2nd Test: Williams' ton propels Zimbabwe to 352/6 on Day 1
Harare, Jan 27 (IANS) Sean Williams scored a hundred as Zimbabwe posted 352/6 against Sri Lanka on Day 1 of the 2nd Test here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru airport served 33.65 million flyers in 2019
Bengaluru, Jan 27 (IANS) The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) here served 33.65 million passengers in 2019, registering a rise of 4 per cent growth from 32.33 million in 2018, a statement by the airport operator said on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
80% of Rajasthan yet to be showcased for tourism: Minister
Jaipur, Jan 27 (IANS) Stressing ethical and sustainable tourism, Vishvendra Singh, Minister for Tourism, here on Monday, said only 20 per cent of the potential of Rajasthan had been used.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Paytm Payments Bank unveils new AI-driven security measures
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Paytm Payments Bank on Monday announced Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven security measures to safeguard users from fraudsters and protect their transactions.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Kejriwal did nothing for clean air in Delhi: Sandeep Dikshit
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Monday accused the AAP government led by Chief Arvind Kejriwal of ignoring the menace of pollution in the national capital and doing nothing to improve the public transport system.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
EIB, UNICEF join hands to impart quality education
Brussels, Jan 27 (IANS) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and UNICEF on Monday announced a new partnership aimed at increasing access to quality education and reducing the impact of climate change on children.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Belgium,Education
Sharjeel Imam out of police radar, admits Delhi Police (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Sharjeel Imam -- the man who has been giving the police forces of several states sleepless nights of late -- has apparently managed to outwit the 'Men in Khakhi' who are pursuing him in a hate speech case, a top police officer said on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Respond to plea against law on transgenders, SC tells Centre
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on a plea that challenges the constitutional validity of a 2019 law on protection of the right of transgenders for allegedly restricting the right to self-identification.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vishal Dadlani to campaign for AAP from Tuesday
NewsADelhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Music composer Vishal Dadlani, a vocal supporter of the Aam Aadmi Party, will hit the Delhi streets from Tuesday to campaign for the party with three roadshows during the day.
2020-01-27
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Thermal sensors at Amritsar airport for coronavirus screening
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) Thermal sensors have been installed at Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in Amritsar to screen coronavirus, a Punjab minister said on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
French honour for theatre artiste Sanjana Kapoor
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Well-known theatre person Sanjna Kapoor will receive the prestigious French honour of 'Chevalier dans lOrdre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) for her outstanding contribution to the field of theatre.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Priyanka for probe into police mitras' role in anti-CAA rally
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who on Monday along with former party chief Rahul Gandhi met officials of the NHRC, took up the issue of "police mitras", or friends of the police, allegedly involved in attacking those protesting against the CAA in Uttar Pradesh, demanding an "impartial probe" into the matter.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP seeks to bust AAP claims over schools with videos
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Monday targeted the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) with photos and videos showing poor conditions at some of the Delhi government-run schools.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Plane crashes in Afghanistan, Taliban says shot down US jet
Kabul, Jan 27 (IANS) The Taliban on Monday claimed that it had shot down an American military plane in Deh Yak district of Ghazni province in Afghanistan, killing everyone on board, a media report said.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Financial Times ranks IIM-B's MBA programme best in India
Bengaluru, Jan 27 (IANS) Noted international daily Financial Times (FT) on Monday ranked the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore's (IIM-B) executive post-graduate programme (EPGP) as the best among Indian business schools.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Bird flu detected in Odisha, culling ordered
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday ordered the culling of poultry after bird flu was detected at Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) here.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra Council: Revived by father, abolished by son
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, the upper house of the state legislature, is set to become history with the Assembly on Monday adopting a resolution to abolish it, for the second time in 35 years.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Video of baby elephant playing with man goes viral
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) An adorable video of a baby elephant playing with a man is doing the rounds on social media and netizens are in love with it.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Over 1,000 companies participating in DefExpo 2020
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Over 1,000 companies, including 165 offshore enterprises are participating in the 11th edition of the biennial mega defence exhibition, DefExpo 2020, scheduled to be held in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow between February 5 and February 9.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
How China quietly flexing its muscles in India
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) From cops on duty to young lads in small-town India, Chinese short-video making app TikTok has become a rising phenomenon, owing to a strong local network while providing marketers with a platform to reach millions of untapped users.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
JNU proctor summons Sharjeel Imam over provocative speech
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) After the police in several states filed FIR for sedition against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam, the varsity proctor has summoned the research scholar to explain his position on the alleged provocative speech.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
South Africa's Philander retires from international cricket
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (IANS) South Africa paceman Vernon Philander played his last Test here against England and will now retire from international cricket.
2020-01-27
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Onion production estimated to increase 7%
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The production of onions is expected to increase by more than seven per cent this year on the back of the farmers' interest in onion cultivation during the Rabi season, in the backdrop of the rising prices of the bulb that had shot up to Rs 150 per kg in the recent past.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Govt should extend additional funding sources to NBFCs'
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) The government should extend additional funding sources to NBFCs to reduce over-dependence on banks and address the current liquidity crunch, experts have said.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mother kills child after choking mouth in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) A mother allegedly murdered her two-and-a-half-year-old son by choking his mouth with cloth before dumping him in a bed box, the police said here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhopal Gas Tragedy: SC to hear plea for enhanced compensation
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Tuesday the Centre's plea seeking Rs 7,844 crore as additional funds from the firms succeeding US-based Union Carbide Corporation, currently owned by Dow Chemicals, to disburse as compensation to victims of the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
350 speakers to take part in Mathrubhumi Festival of Letters
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (IANS) Around 350 speakers from India and abroad will take part in the upcoming third edition of the Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters 2020, to be held here over four days starting January 30, the main organiser of the event said on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Art/Culture/Books
Rabri Devi meets Lalu Prasad in jail for first time
Ranchi, Jan 27 (IANS) Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi met her jailed husband and RJD chief Lalu Prasad for the first time at the paying ward of Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Karnataka gets 8 Padma awards this year
Bengaluru, Jan 27 (IANS) The winners from Karnataka this year of one Padma Vibhushan (posthumous) and seven Padma Shri awards include leading lights in the fields of spiritualism, sports, medicine, trade and industry, social work, and literature and education (journalism).
2020-01-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Maruti Suzuki increases price of select models
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki India on Monday announced an increase in prices for select models, with immediate effect, due to increase in input costs.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Air India deal sweeter than expected': Aviation experts
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The proposed Air India deal offered by the government is sweeter than expected, said a senior executive of a private airline.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Raids at Sharjeel Imam's ancestral home in Bihar
Patna, Jan 27 (IANS) Police have conducted raids at the ancestral home of the self-proclaimed JNU student leader Sharjeel Imam who is being pursued by the police forces of several states for delivering a hate speech, in Bihar's Jehanabad district.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Bihar,National
Jagan moves Telangana HC in disproportionate assets case
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has moved Telangana High Court challenging the orders of a special court in Hyderabad, dismissing his pleas for exemption from personal appearance in the court in cases registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
2020-01-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Suresh Wadkar on Padma Shri: Would be happier if I got the honour on time
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Veteran singer Suresh Wadkar, who has been conferred with the Padma Shri this year, is grateful to the government. However, the singer feels he would have been happier if he had received the award "on time".
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
4th Test: Wood shines as England beat SA to win series 3-1
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (IANS) Paceman Mark Wood claimed nine wickets as England crushed South Africa by 191 runs on Day 4 of the fourth Test here on Monday to bag the four-match series 3-1 and spoil Vernon Philander's swansong.
2020-01-27
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
BJP minister goads mob to make inflammatory slogans
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur hit the streets to campaign for Manish Chaudhary in the Rithala Assembly seat, here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Govt losing Rs 2,400 cr from rampant smuggling of high-end phones
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) At a time when the government has been squeezed of revenue, the mobile handsets industry has pointed out that excessive duties of 20 per cent on high-end phones priced at Rs 50,000 and above is causing a loss of Rs 2,400 crore on an annual basis to the government.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP backs Amit Shah on 'press EVM with anger' remark
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Reacting to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's controversial remark saying "press the EVM (electronic voting machine) button with anger", BJP-ally Janata Dal United's (JD-U) Prashant Kishor on Monday said that the EVM buttons would be pressed with "love".
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong, AAP backing CAA protests for votes: Prasad
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Constitution document was embellished with Hindu deities and motifs, said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday while criticising Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA agitation.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Man rescues frozen kittens by pouring hot coffee
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A video of a Canadian man is doing the rounds on the internet in which he could be seen using a cup of coffee to free three kittens whose tails were frozen to the ground for hours after being abandoned.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sharvari overwhelmed with 'The Forgotten Army' response
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Debutante Sharvari Wagh is overwhelmed with the response she has received for her performance in "The Forgotten Army". She calls it a moment of validation.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
One militant killed in Kashmir gunfight
Srinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) A militant was killed on Monday during an exchange of fire between the security forces and militants at Arwani village in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Goa Budget focus on rural development, not job creation: CM
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) Under pressure from the BJP cadres and coalition MLAs to announce the creation of more government jobs, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that the coming state Budget would not focus on jobs but rural development.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy,Politics
Avinash Tiwary: The media often doesn't give due coverage to outsiders
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Budding Bollywood actor Avinash Tiwari, who was seen in the Netflix original anthology "Ghost Stories" earlier this month, feels mainstream media does not give enough coverage to a new actor from a non-film background unless there is a paid arrangement involved.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maha govt like a 'horror film', says Fadnavis
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Maharashtra's Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on Monday termed the Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress as a "horror film", which will end very soon.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ugly Twitter war erupts between Adnan Sami and Jaiveer Shergill
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A Twitter war erupted between singer Adnan Sami and Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill over the government's decision to confer Padma Shri on the Pakistan-origin singer.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
1,000 kg of ganja seized in Haryana, one arrested
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) of Haryana Police on Monday said it has seized 1,000 kg of 'ganja' (cannabis) leaf from the state's Jhajjar district and arrested one person.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Central Zonal Council to meet in Naya Raipur on Tuesday
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair the Central Zonal Council meeting at Naya Raipur, Chattisgarh, on January 28. This is the 22nd meeting of the Council and members will discuss issues concerning the Centre and the four member states of the zone.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kejriwal launches virtual software to highlight achievements
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched a virtual software for 'one to one communication' with the voters ahead of the February 8 Assembly elections.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Why is Pakistan Army cracking down on Pashtun activists?
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has quietly stopped clearing landmines from Pashtun tribal areas in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province where a massive rights movement erupted eight years ago against their installation by the military, following several civilian casualties in the explosions.
2020-01-27
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Nirbhaya case: SC to hear Mukesh's plea against no mercy
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday the plea of Mukesh Kumar Singh, one of the death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, who moved the court on Monday seeking urgent hearing on his plea against the dismissal of his mercy petition by President Ram Nath Kovind.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ghosal loses in Pittsburgh Open squash meet final
Pittsburgh, Jan 27 (IANS) Star Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal suffered a straight-game defeat to top seed Fares Dessouky of Egypt in the final of the Pittsburgh Open squash tournament in the US.
2020-01-27
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Nat Geo Wild to trek Indian wilds in new shows
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) National Geographic Wild is all set to come up with a bunch of shows on Indian wildlife.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul takes up police 'mitras' issue with NHRC
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday led a party delegation to the NHRC and took up the issue of "police mitras", who were allegedly involved in violence on those protesting against the CAA in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Warne gave me nickname 'Punter', says Ponting
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has revealed that it was his teammate Shane Warne who had given him the nickname 'Punter.'
2020-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Delhi polls: AAP backers lead in political ad spend on FB
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With campaigning for the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections heating up, Prashant Kishor's consultancy firm, Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC), which is assisting the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has spent the maximum for political ads on Facebook in the past one month.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Bengaluru hospital seeks GST exemption on medical supplies
Bengaluru, Jan 27 (IANS) Bengaluru's leading private eye hospital Narayana Nethralaya has sought exemption from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on healthcare supplies to reduce the financial burden on patients.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Australian Open: Nadal, Wawrinka enter quarters (Round Up)
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka progressed to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Monday, with both players winning thrilling matches against very dangerous opponents.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA (round up)
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The West Bengal Assembly here on Monday passed a resolution demanding scrapping of the new citizenship law (CAA).
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Sindhu, puppeteer among Padma awardees from Telugu states
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Ace shuttler and Olympian P. V. Sindhu, an innovative farmer and a puppeteer were among five personalities from the Telugu states awarded this year's Padma awards.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Sports,Art/Culture/Books
Need to maintain same energy, passion in coming games: Manpreet
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team has kicked-off their Pro-League campaign on a bright note as they emerged victorious in both of their two games against world no. 3 ranked Netherlands. The best thing in each game was that the defence, especially the Penalty Corner (PC) defence, was impressive and a confident skipper Manpreet Singh feels that they need to maintain the same spirit in the coming games.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Ananya Panday's cryptic Instagram banter with Shanaya Kapoor
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) That Bollywood's new heartthrob Ananya Panday and Sanjay Kapoor's daughter Shanaya share a BFF equation is known to many in the industry. It seems like Shanaya knows Ananya's moods only too well.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Woman arrested for killing her two-month-old daughter
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) A woman was arrested here on Monday for allegedly strangulating her two-month-old daughter to death a day after she complained that the girl had been kidnapped, the police said.
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shaheen Bagh road will open on Feb 11: BJP's Bagga
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) BJP candidate from Hari Nagar Tajinder Bagga has claimed that the Shaheen Bagh road that has been blocked by anti-CAA protesters will be reopened on February 11 as soon as the Delhi poll results are out.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress complains to NHRC against UP Police 'brutality'
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A Congress delegation led by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi on Monday submitted a 538-page memorandum along with "proof" to the NHRC against the Uttar Pradesh Police's "brutality" against CAA protesters and urged a probe into such cases.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sunny Leone campaigns against use of animal skin in fashion
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has joined hands with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals India (PETA) for a new campaign against use of animal skin.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kejriwal asks Shah why Sharjeel Imam still not arrested
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday questioned Union Home Minister Amit Shah over Sharjeel Imam moving free even two days after he said Assam should be separated from the country.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Lawlessness cannot be created here, says SC on CMC's plea
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its discontent while reserving the order on a plea seeking separate entrance test, other than the NEET, for taking admission in the Vellore-based Christian Medical College (CMC).
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
SPSN to live telecast Women's T20I tri-nation series
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) will live telecast the upcoming Womens T20i Tri-Nation Series 2020, which will take place in Australia between January 31 and February 12, featuring India, England and hosts Australia.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Need to maintain same energy, passion in coming games: Manpreet
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team has kicked-off their Pro-League campaign on a bright note as they emerged victorious in both of their two games against world no. 3 ranked Netherlands. The best thing in each game was that the defence, especially the Penalty Corner (PC) defence, was impressive and a confident skipper Manpreet Singh feels that they need to maintain the same spirit in the coming games.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Diplo reacts to Sia's proposal for no-strings sex
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) DJ Diplo has reacted to singer Sia's proposal for "no-strings sex."
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Prabhas' 'Saaho' releases in Japan
Tokyo, Jan 27 (IANS) After wooing Indian audiences, Prabhas-starrer "Saaho" is currently having a theatrical run in Japan. The movie released here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Japan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cardi B looks like nemesis Nicki Minaj after surgery, feel trolls
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B has sparked off plastic surgery rumours lately, and many netizens feel she resembles her nemesis Nicki Minaj now.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Air India may operate B747 to bring back Indians from China
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The government has asked Air India to be ready to operate a special flight for bringing back vulnerable Indians, including university students from China, in the wake of rising worries over coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan province and reports of new cases of viral infection in other parts of the country.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Nadhaswaram couple elated with Padma Shri award
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) The phones at the nadhaswaram playing couple's house in Srirangam have not stopped ringing since January 25.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Art/Culture/Books
Stalin 'deeply troubled' on seeing Omar Abdullah's photo
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) DMK President M.K.Stalin on Monday said he was deeply troubled on seeing the latest photo of imprisoned Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Lt Gen Saini to take charge as army vice chief on Tuesday
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Lt Gen Satinder Kumar Saini will take charge as vice chief of Indian Army on Tuesday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Demi Lovato talks about desire to become a mother
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato has opened up about her desire to become a mother.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
I got Rs 77 lakh from PFI as Hadiya case fee: Sibal
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Hours after senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said he didn't receive any money from the Popular Front of India (PFI), he made a U-turn and accepted receiving Rs 77 lakh as litigation fee for appearing in the Supreme Court between August 2017 to March 2018 for Hadiya in a case related to her marriage with Shafiya Jahan.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Iqbal Mirchi deals: ED arrests DHFL chairman Kapil Wadhawan
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said that it has arrested the chairman and managing director of Dewan Housing Finance Ltd (DHFL), Kapil Wadhawan, in connection with its money laundering probe against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi and others.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
'Running Wild With Bear Grylls' to feature Hollywood celebs
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Survivalist Bear Grylls is back with the latest edition of National Geographic's show "Running Wild With Bear Grylls", where we will see celebrities such as Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Joel McHale, Cara Delevingne, Rob Riggle, Armie Hammer and Dave Bautista channeling their inner steel to take on adventurous challenges in remote wilderness.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Allahabad HC seeks report on police action in CAA protests
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has asked the Yogi Adityanath government for a report on police action during the violence that took place in the Uttar Pradesh in December during the protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
2020-01-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Weird 2012 tweet predicted Bryant's death in chopper crash?
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) As the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna sent shockwaves across the world, Twitter went berserk over a freaky 2012 tweet from a random user who allegedly posted about Bryant's death in a helicopter crash.
2020-01-27
Category: International, India,Technology
Bharti Singh gets relief in 'hurting religious sentiments' case
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) After granting relief to Bollywood personalities Raveena Tandon and Farah Khan in a case relating to hurting religious sentiments of Christians, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday issued directions to not take any coercive steps against actor-comedian Bharti Singh.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sooraj Barjatya: Seema Biswas was sceptical to play a grandmother
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Seema Biswas was initially sceptical about playing a grandmother in Sooraj Barjatya's new TV show, "Dadi Amma... Dadi Amma Maan Jaao!", says the filmmaker.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Village temple vandalised in Pakistan, FIR lodged
Karachi, Jan 27 (IANS) A village temple near Thar's Chhachro town was vandalised by a group of men, following which an FIR was registered against four men on Monday, a media report said.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Army. militants exchange fire in Kulgam
Srinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) An Army personnel was reportedly injured in an exchange of fire between the security forces and militants at Arwani village in Kulgam, South Kashmir.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Akshay Kumar's 'Bell Bottom' gets a new release date
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Akshay Kumar's "Bell Bottom", which was scheduled to release on January 22, 2021, will now release on April 2 next year.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump's condolence tweet on Bryant suspiciously similar to Obama's
San Francisco, Jan 27 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter went abuzz on Monday after US President Donald Trump posted a tweet mourning the death of basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, as his tweet was suspiciously similar to the one posted a few hours earlier by his predecessor Barack Obama.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BSES, Schneider Electric ink MoU to boost safer, smarter power usage
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With a view to promote power consumer safety and sustainable growth, Delhi distribution company (discom) BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) on Monday announced it has signed an MoU with French energy major Schneider Electric designed to make electricity usage safer, smarter and sustainable, using cutting-edge technology and creating awareness.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Budget may bring in new policy to revive power discoms
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The upcoming Union Budget may bring about a new policy to reduce the losses of power distribution company and revive them.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DSCI, TikTok launch quiz to spread awareness on online privacy
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Chinese short-video making app TikTok on Monday have come together to launch an interactive and informative quiz for its community online.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Sensex ends 458 pts lower, metal stocks lose heavily
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Indian markets saw a dull day of trade on Monday as investors grew increasingly anxious about the economic impact of China's spreading virus outbreak which has claimed at least 80 lives.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Cotton yield in Pakistan touches record low
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) The production of cotton in Pakistan has touched its lowest ever level, which is another indicator of the health of the country's already fragile economy that is considerably dependent on cotton.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Bradley Cooper to direct film on music maestro Leonard Bernstein
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Hollywood star Bradley Cooper is all set to direct a Netflix film about the late composer Leonard Bernstein. He will also produce and star in the yet-to-be-titled project.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AMU students block highway for student's release, VC's ouster
Aligarh, Jan 27 (IANS) Trouble is brewing again in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) following the arrest of a student who heckled the Vice Chancellor.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Now Mumbai gets it own 'Shaheen Bagh'
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Inspired by the Shaheen Bagh protests in New Delhi, a large group of women have launched a similar style of protests from January 26-27 midnight in south Mumbai early on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Auto sector seeks incentive-based scrappage scheme in budget
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In its efforts to boost the slowdown-battered automobile sector, the industry has demand an incentive-based vehicle scrappage scheme for removal of old vehicles.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IPL to have 5 double headers, concussion substitute & 8 pm start
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) will have concussion substitutes from this season, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said on the sidelines of the league's governing council meeting here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Trophy: Sarfaraz follows triple ton with unbeaten double (Round Up)
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Young Mumbai batter Sarfaraz Khan followed up his triple ton with a sparkling double ton against Himachal Pradesh in a Ranji Trophy round 7 tie at Dharamsala here on Monday. Sarfaraz got to his 2nd successive hundred in just 199 balls as he completely dominated the hosts and remained unbeaten on 226, powering Mumbai to 372/5 at the close of the first day.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi polls: AAP strong, but BJP gaining steadily
New Delhi, 27 Jan (IANS) With Delhi Assembly polls edging closer, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be reducing the gap with the ruling Aam Admi Party (AAP) in terms of voter ratings. The IANS/C-Voter Delhi Tracker data on Monday showed that BJP has yet again improved its overall voter rating position by 2 per cent over the last one week.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Deepika Padukone, Rishi Kapoor in 'The Intern' remake
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Actors Rishi Kapoor and Deepika Padukone will star in the official Hindi remake of the Rober De Niro-Anne Hathaway starrer Hollywood comedy hit, "The Intern".
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Sacred Games', 'Mirzapur', 'Lust Stories' among most-searced web content: Study
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) A study on most searched OTT content reveals that "Sacred Games", "Mirzapur", "Made In Heaven", "Criminal Justice" and "Lust Stories" have been appreciated globally.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Geet Sagar's new song 'Sadak' talks of same sex relationship
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Winner of the first season of "X Factor India", Geet Sagar, who recently unveiled his new song named "Sadak", says his song talks of same sex relationship and of following your passion in a subtle manner.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Geet Sagar's new song 'Sadak' talks of same sex relationship
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Winner of the first season of "X Factor India", Geet Sagar, who recently unveiled his new song named "Sadak", says his song talks of same-sex relationship and talks of following your passion in a subtle manner.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bryant inspired kids in India to play basketball'
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Southern California, was instrumental in inspiring kids to take up basketball in India among other places, said a former NBA India official.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Sooraj Barjatiya: Seema Biswas was sceptical to play a grandmother
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Seema Biswas was initially sceptical about playing a grandmother in Sooraj Barjatyas new TV show, "Dadi Amma... Dadi Amma Maan Jaao!", says the filmmaker.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aus Open: Nadal beats Kyrgios to book quarters berth
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Rafael Nadal beat home favourite Nick Kyrgios to storm into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Govt signs landmark peace pact with Bodos
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a step aimed at ushering in peace in the northeast, the Union government entered into a peace agreement on Monday with representatives of Bodo organisations. The move comes following the government's attempts to put an end to the Bodo insurgency demanding a separate state carved out of Assam.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IndiGo profit jumps 168% to Rs 496 crore in Q3
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Riding high on peak season travel demand and enhanced connectivity, low-cost carrier IndiGo has reported 168 per cent jump in net profit to Rs 496 crore in the quarter ending December 2019.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shaheen Bagh drama: 'UN team' to 'Guinness record' (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A sinister game has come to light where messages containing fake information are used as a tool to woo people to Shaheen Bagh and turn them into a crowd. From a supposed visit by a United Nations team to claiming a Guinness world record or even an imaginary police crackdown on protesters, these messages have been weaponised by the organisers to boost the headcount at the site of anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Andhra Assembly passes resolution for abolishing Council (2nd Lead)
Amaravati, Jan 27 (IANS) The Andhra Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution to abolish the state Legislative Council as the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government moved to do away with the upper house of the state legislature, considered as roadblock to pass vital Bills.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mizoram to host International Paragliding Championship
Aizawl, Jan 27 (IANS) Mizoram will host the aero-sport tournament -- the International Paragliding Accuracy Championship 2020 in February, an official said here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Sports
Strong disqualification norms in place for Air India bids
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Disinvestment department DIPAM has put in stringent disqualification norms in the Expression of Interest for the stake sale in Air India that was out on Monday for the bidders while relaxing the criteria for bidding on debt and eligibility to make it an attractive proposition for them to buy the airline.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
8 held for attempting attack on Gurumurthy's residence
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Chennai police have arrested eight persons in connection with an alleged attempt of attack on the residence of Thuglak Editor S. Gurumurthy.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress party's Kerala unit forms disciplinary committee
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (IANS) The "spare the rod and spoil the child" policy being practiced in the Congress party in Kerala is going to be a thing of the past, with the newly-named office bearers of the state unit deciding to constitute a disciplinary committee at its first meeting here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Anti-CAA protests: Dave, Jaising deny receiving PFI funds
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Senior advocates Dushyant Dave and Indira Jaising have denied receiving any funds from the Popular Front of India in relation to protests against the newly-enacted Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Muslim law based on Holy Koran, not legislation: AIMPLB
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has submitted in the Supreme Court that any person other than a member of a religious denomination should not be allowed to question the faith of that religious denomination.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Delhi polls: Cash, liquor, drugs worth Rs 38.64 cr seized
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Law enforcement agencies seized cash, liquor, drugs and narcotics, precious metals and freebies like laptops, cookers, and sarees, worth Rs 38.64 crore ahead of the Delhi Assembly election, the Election Commission said on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
From politics to frogs, Goa RD tableau has netizens hopping
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) A day after Goa's colourful Republic Day tableau dominated by a large green frog strumming a guitar rolled by Rajpath on Sunday, social media is abuzz with the amphibian motif.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Goa,National
NASA seeks person to lead Martian sample return probe
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) NASA is planning to bring samples from Mars to Earth and the US space agency is seeking a person to lead the mission which is called Mars Sample Return (MSR) Programme.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Odisha gears up for first-ever Khelo India University Games
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (IANS) The Odisha government under the aegis of the Sports Authority of India and the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports will host the first-ever Khelo India University Games at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) in Bhubaneswar from February 22 to March 1.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Doctor who saved many lives in B'desh liberation war, dead
Agartala, Jan 27 (IANS) Famous surgeon and Padma Shri awardee Rathin Datta, 89, who played a pivotal role in the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war, died in Kolkata on Monday after a prolonged illness. He is survived by a son and a daughter.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Still have time to work on our mistakes before T20 WC: Seifert
Hamilton, Jan 27 (IANS) New Zealand wicketkeeper Tim Seifert is not too worried about the team's first two losses in the T20I series against India affecting their T20 World Cup preparations as he feels they still have time to get their act together before the tournament in October.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
POCO X2 launching on Feb 4 with high refresh rate screen
Beijing, Jan 27 (IANS) Chinese handset maker POCO, which Xiaomi spinned off as a standalone brand earlier this month, is ready to launch its POCO X2 smartphone on February 4 with a high refresh rate and liquid cooling technology.
2020-01-27
Category: International, China,Technology
Swamy's view on Air India not govt view: Aviation Minister
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Days after senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy warned the government against selling national carrier Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday said that his view did not reflect that of the government.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Increased medal tally in judo a big boost: IIS scouting head
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) had 26 medallists at the Khelo India Youth Games, a jump from the 16 it had produced in last year's edition. Thirteen of these were gold, more than half of which came in the sport of Judo.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA (2nd Lead)
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution demanding scrapping of contentious new citizenship law.
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Plea against magisterial order in Nirbhaya case dismissed
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A Delhi sessions court on Monday dismissed the application challenging recent magisterial order that rejected the plea questioning the credibility of the sole witness in the Nirbhaya gangrape and fatal assault case, claiming he was tutored and his statement was not credible.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Third T20I washed out, Pak win series 2-0 against B'desh
Lahore, Jan 27 (IANS) The third and final T20I between Pakistan and Bangladesh was abandoned without a ball being bowled after persistent rain didn't allow even the toss to take place at the Gaddafi Stadium on Monday. Pakistan thus clinched the three-match series 2-0 and maintained their top spot in the ICC team rankings.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Resolution against CAA passed in Bengal assembly
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution demanding scrapping of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Cybercriminals can hack e-bikes to eavesdrop on riders
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) As governments including in India plan more e-bikes on roads to help tackle traffic congestion, like any Internet-connected device, hackers can cause a series of attacks in e-scooters, including eavesdropping on users and even spoof GPS systems to direct riders to unintended locations, warn researchers including some of Indian-origin.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Technology
Ahmedabad leads race to host IPL 2020 final
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The new Sardar Patel Stadium being built in Ahmedabad looks to be the frontrunner to host the final of the 2020 edition of Indian Premier League (IPL). The stadium was initially set to host a match between Asia XI and World XI, but that plan had to be dropped because the stadium won't be complete in time for the game in March.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
VVS shares Wright's idea to enhance bowler's batting skills
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Cricket legend VVS Laxman has credited former India coach John Wright for putting faith in the then bowlers that apart from their designated roles, they could also bat to hand some strength to the lower order. Laxman said that Wright had asked each batsman in the side to become a batting coach for the bowlers.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ayushmann locks lips with Jitendra Kumar in 'Gabru' song
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana's lip-lock with co-star Jitendra Kumar is the highlight moment of "Gabru", the first-launched track of the upcoming comedy "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan". The song, released on Monday, is a recreated version of the Yo Yo Honey Singh hit of the same name. Ayushmann and Jitendra play on-screen lovers in the film, which aims at being a quirky comedy centred on homosexuality and the societal taboos around it.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indians among most affected by macOS malware Shlayer
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) People from India are among those most affected by Shlayer, the most widespread macOS threat in 2019, after those in the US, says a new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Suspected Chinese coronavirus patient in Kolkata hospital
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) A Chinese national, suspected to be suffering from coronavirus, has been admitted in the state-run Infectious Diseases Hospital here.
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Tell Alexa to order gifts online
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India's largest gifting brand, Ferns N Petals, has become the first such brand to launch Alexa Skill for gift delivery in Asia, the company said on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Padma Row: What about Sonia? BJP hits back at Congress
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The BJP on Monday staunchly defended its decision to confer Padma award to singer Adnan Sami by claiming that Sonia Gandhi too should be subject of discussion if everyone has to be judged by his or her parents deeds.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CAA 'unconstitutional', govt diverting attention: Sinha
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Monday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was "unconstitutional" and the Modi government will have to shed its "arrogance" on the issue.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Prepared to deal with coronavirus: Odisha govt
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (IANS) The Odisha government is prepared to tackle the deadly novel coronavirus, said Health secretary Nikunja Bihari Dhal on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Centre asks states to plug loopholes in criminal justice system
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has directed police heads of the states and union territories to put an end to the abuse of the criminal justice system with respect to the testimonies of 'panchas' (witnesses) in recording a 'panchnama' (testimony document).
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Plane carrying 83 crashes in Taliban-held Afghanistan area
Kabul, Jan 27 (IANS) A Boeing jet belonging to state-owned Ariana Afghan Airlines caught fire and crashed in central Ghazni province in Afghanistan on Monday, a media report quoted officials.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident
People get the government they deserve: Sachin Pilot
Jaipur, Jan 27 (IANS) The Deputy Chief Minister of Rajastahan, Sachin Pilot feels that the ongoing protests against CAA are a culmination of several developments which have not found favour with the people. "Such a prolonged protest is not healthy. The government must talk to those who are agitating. But then, as they say, people get the government they deserve. After all, citizens voted them to power. Of course, they won't win the state elections in Delhi this time."
2020-01-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
IWL: BBK DAV play out draw against FC Kolhapur City
Bengaluru, Jan 27 (IANS) Punjabs BBK DAV Football Club played out an entertaining 1-1 draw with football club Kolhapur City in their Indian Womens League (IWL) group A fixture here on Monday.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Hollywood mourns 'Black Mamba' Kobe Bryant's demise
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Hollywood stars are shocked at the sudden demise of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in an accident. Celebs in Los Angeles took to social media to express their condolences.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
MP Congress disciplinary meeting after leaders scuffle
Bhopal, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress has taken a serious view of the altercation between two Madhya Pradesh party leaders at its district office in Indore where Chief Minister Kamal Nath was to arrive for a Republic Day event.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
2G restoration brings little relief in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) The restoration of mobile internet, 2G, in Kashmir after nearly six months of no internet has proved to be of little help due to extremely slow speed.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Air India a great asset, buyer will use an iconic brand: Puri
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Terming sale-bound Air India and two of its subsidiaries as great assets, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday said that the buyer of the airline would be using the iconic brands.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Steve Waugh returns to Eden Gardens, this time as photographer
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh turned photographer at Eden Gardens on Monday and took everybody by surprise as he added gloss to the Bengal-Delhi Ranji Trophy game in the state capital.
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Kid with rare eye cancer treated at Delhi hospital
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Kaju, a 14-year-old kid from Chhapra, Bihar, was diagnosed with lymphoma eye cancer -- type of cancer that can affect the eye, has been successfully treated at a hospital here.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Google Pay now has UPI recharge option for FASTag users
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a bid to help its users recharge their FASTag accounts faster, Google Pay on Monday announced that it has added a new Unified Payments Interface (UPI) feature that will let them link FASTag accounts to the Google Pay app and recharge and track their payments.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rift in Uttrakhand Congress as MLA resigns from party post
Dehradun, Jan 27 (IANS) The crisis within the Congress deepened in Uttrakhand as sitting MLA from Dharchula resigned from his post of secretary of Uttrakhand Congress. He was appointed secretary on Saturday in the State committee.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Anil Khanna nominated honorary ATF Life President
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Seasoned tennis administrator Anil Khanna was on Monday nominated as the honorary Life President of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF). The decision was taken at the federation's Board of Directors meeting held here.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Resolution against CAA tabled in Bengal assembly
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday tabled a resolution in the state assembly against the contentious new citizenship law CAA.
2020-01-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Health Ministry accelerates efforts to keep nCoV at bay
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China with Wuhan being the epicentre of the disease, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has accelerated its efforts to prevent the disease from enting India.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India finds hard to assess number of citizens stuck in Wuhan
New Delhi/Beijing, Jan 27 (IANS) India is finding it hard to assess the exact number of Indians stranded in the central China's Wuhan city which has been placed under a lockdown, following the outbreak of the contagious novel coronavirus epidemic.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Butterflies of different species to attract Mandu tourists
Dhar (Madhya Pradesh), Jan 27 (IANS) A butterfly park will soon add to the charm of well-known tourist spot Mandu in Dhar district, visited by hundreds of tourists for a tour of the medieval fort of Mandu and to hear about the legendary love story of Baaz Bahadur and Rani Roopmati.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Don't call me 'Hindu Hridaysamrat': Raj Thackeray
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) After a howl of protests from the ruling Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray on Monday ordered his partymen not to refer to him as the 'Hindu Hridaysamrat' (Emperor of Hindu Hearts).
2020-01-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Authorities investigating cause of Bryant helicopter crash
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) The helicopter crash in Southern California that claimed the lives of nine people, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, is being investigated by local and federal authorities.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Onion: Slayer of many govts, does not haunt AAP
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Onion is not just another kitchen staple in the country but has mercilessly brought down governments whenever its price soared, however, this time with the Delhi Assembly elections approaching, the ruling AAP is not haunted by the skyrocketing price of the bulb.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
India favourites against Australia in U-19 WC quarters (Preview)
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian colts will look to continue their unbeaten run in the ongoing Under-19 cricket World Cup and will definitely start as the favourites when they take on Australia in the Super League quarter-final at Senwes Park on Tuesday.
2020-01-27
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Shah's poll rhetoric sets Delhi campaign on fire
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) This Delhi election campaign began as a war of memes and ended up as a clash of quotes. While the AAP was leading in the 'meme' war, the BJP is dominating the quotable quotes, some of whom have sparked off major controversies, with Union Home Minister Amit Shah himself leading the charge.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Haryana to hold 'Saraswati' mega-festival to showcase culture
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to organise an 'International Saraswati Mahotsav' from Monday to showcase its rich cultural and rural heritage.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,National