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OIL launches drone surveillance to enhance productivity
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) The state-owned Oil India Limited (OIL) on Tuesday launched an ambitious drone surveillance project to curb pilferage of crude oil, condensate, theft of pipes, tampering of well heads and tapping of crude oil delivery pipelines, besides to strengthen the overall operational security.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
La Nina not likely to be strong, some below normal temperatures in winters: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Stating that there exists a possibility that the 'La Nina' effect will peak in the winter, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that there can be some "below normal temperatures" but that too depends upon a lot of other factors.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: Asif-Malik late blitz, Rauf's four-fer help Pakistan beat Kiwis
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) Haris Rauf=s superb bowling followed by Asif Ali and Shoaib Maliks late blitz helped Pakistan beat New Zealand by five wickets in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men=s T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fake call centre busted in Delhi's Rohini, 53 held
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Fifty three people, including 46 women and 7 men were apprehended after Delhi Police Cyber Cell busted a fake call centre in Rohini, Police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stalin yet to fulfil poll promise of monthly report: Kamal Haasan
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) South Indian superstar and MNM founder leader Kamal Haasan on Tuesday hit out at Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin and the DMK for not fulfilling its poll promise of presenting a monthly report on the status of the government schemes on the first day of every month.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
K'taka invites Australian varsities to open campuses in state
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Karnataka's Higher Education, Skill Development, and IT/BT Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday sought the co-operation of Australia to provide master trainers to train skill development trainers.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Diplomacy,Education
Fire breaks out in Palam, 6 including 3 toddlers rescued
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Six people, including three toddlers, were safely rescued from an apartment in Palam village after a fire broke out there, Police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bayern's Nagelsmann trapped in curious home-office coaching
BERLIN, Oct 26 (IANS) Online coaching isn't a trendsetting concept for football coaches, said Bayern's head coach Julian Nagelsmann.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Mamita Meher murder case: BJP, Congress hold protests
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) Intensifying their agitations over murder of lady teacher Mamita Meher, opposition parties in Odisha -- BJP and Congress on Tuesday held demonstrations at various places in the State.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Assam Rifle, NCB chiefs discuss drug smuggling
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Assam Rifle Director General Lt Gen P.C. Nair on Tuesday met his Narcotics Control Bureau counterpart S.N. Pradhan here, officials said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Two top drug peddlers held in Assam, heroin seized
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) Heroin valued at Rs 8 crore was seized in two separate incidents in Assam's Karbi Anglong and Nagaon districts and two drug peddlers, including a most wanted drug supplier of Manipur, arrested after exchange of fire with the police, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 arrested for robbing, murdering a man in Delhi's Patel Nagar
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Two youths were arrested for robbing and murdering a man in Delhi's Patel Nagar, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Betting companies can buy an IPL team, says Lalit Modi; CVC Capital under scanner; report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi on Tuesday made serious allegations against one of the owners of the two new IPL teams that joined the lucrative league on Monday, saying that "even betting companies can buy team".
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Central Bank of India's Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 55.28%
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) State-run Central Bank of India on Tuesday reported a rise of 55.28 per cent in its net profit for the second quarter of the current fiscal on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Inter-state arms smuggling gang busted, two arrested
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi Police on Tuesday said that they have busted an interstate gang of arms smugglers and arrested two accused involved in supply of illegal weapons to gangsters in Delhi NCR and neighbouring states. A cache of arms, including 15 semi-automatic pistols of .32 with 30 live cartridges, was recovered from their possession.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AIIMS joins hands with IIT Delhi to tackle air pollution
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has joined hands with IIT Delhi to address the research gaps in air pollution and to examine its solution and impact on health in India.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Five states, 80% Indians most vulnerable to climate extremes: CEEW
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Bihar are most vulnerable to extreme climate events such as floods, droughts, and cyclones in India, according to a first of its kind Climate Vulnerability Index released on Tuesday by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Real estate giant ropes in top stars to develop sports academies in Kolkata
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) A West Bengal real estate giant has announced that they have roped in world famous sports and fitness icons - midfielder maestro Ronaldinho, Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, India cricket icon Yuvraj Singh and Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff to develop state of the art sports and fitness academies in Kolkata.
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports
T20 World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand by five wickets
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan beat New Zealand by five wickets in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra CM releases Rs 2,190 cr to farmers as financial assistance
Amaravati, Oct 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy released the second tranche of YSR Rythu Bharosa, YSR Sunna Vaddi crop loans, and YSR Yantra Seva schemes into accounts of beneficiaries on Tuesday. A total of Rs 2,190 crore was credited to the accounts of beneficiaries under the three schemes.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
3-year-old reunited with her family in Delhi's Nizamuddin
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A three-year-old girl was reunited with her family under 'Operation Milap', police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Petrol would cost Rs 10 per litre in future: Goa BJP leader
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) With the central government aggressively pursuing green energy, petrol prices would drop down to Rs 10 in the country in future, Goa BJP general secretary Damu Naik said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Women's national boxing: Jaismine stuns Simranjit Kaur in semis
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) Young Haryana boxer Jaismine pulled off a huge upset on the penultimate day of the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championship on Tuesday when she stunned Olympian Simranjit Kaur of Punjab in the 60kg semi-finals at St Joseph's International School here.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Odisha to impose 7-month fishing ban to protect Olive Ridley turtles
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to impose a ban for fishing, within 20 km from specified coastal areas, from November 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022 for protecting the nests of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
E-autos: Boon for newcomers, problematic for old
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Shabnam, who has been chauffeuring her South Delhi employer for the past nine years, has finally got an opportunity to start something of her own. She credits Delhi government's decision to reserve 33 per cent i.e. 1,406 of the 4,261 electric autos for women.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Over a month long campaign launched for Bhopal Gas Tragedy survivors
Bhopal, Oct 26 (IANS) A group of social organisations seeking justice for the victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy have launched a 37-day campaign across the city on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC reserves verdict on reservation in promotion to SCs/STs
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its judgment in connection with the issue of reservation in promotion to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in government jobs.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Venkatesh Prasad, Bhogle slam Waqar Younis for calling Rizwan's on-field namaz in front of Hindus special
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Former India cricketers Venkatesh Prasad, Aakash Chopra, and noted commentator Harsha Bhogle on Tuesday slammed former Pakistan cricketer Waqar Younis for his controversial statement that opener Mohammad Rizwan offering namaz "in front of Hindus was very special to him".
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Trinamool criticises Congress for inability to unify opposition
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) The rift between Trinamool Congress and Congress widened after the former's Rajya Sabha member and spokesperson Sukhendu Sekhar Roy on Tuesday said that his party will not wait for an indefinite period with the hope that Congress will bring all the opposition under a single umbrella.
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
NIA files chargesheet in Delhi-Amroha ISIS Module case
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against an accused, in connection with a case related to the forming of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Amroha.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Shipping congestion at Chinese ports disrupts China-Mongolia trade
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Massive congestion at major shipping ports in China has completely disrupted the supply chain and trade to Mongolia.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Pak's big lie propaganda to mark Oct 27 as Black Day
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A typically desperate Pakistan government trying to obfuscate mounting domestic problems will resort to disinformation by pumping up the volume on promoting false propaganda to mark October 27 as the 'Black Day' to push its agenda on Kashmir.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Elaborate' transport protocol in place ahead of Kerala schools' reopening
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) With just few more days for the schools in Kerala to open after a gap of 18 months, state Transport Minister Antony Raju on Tuesday said that an "elaborate students transport protocol" is in place.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Health/Medicine
'Officers with broader vision to help achieve Atmanirbhar Bharat'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances Dr Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that officers with the capacity to take initiatives with a long term, broader vision and mobilise collective efforts will help achieve the vision of Prime Minister's Atmanirbhar Bharat.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Committees formed to implement Chinese projects in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) During the two days of high-level talks in the Qatari capital city of Doha, the Chinese delegation and Taliban officials agreed to work on strengthening diplomatic relations and implementing Chinese projects in Afghanistan, Tolo News reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,International
PVR Cinemas forays into commercial, residential cleaning services
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Film exhibition company PVR Cinemas forayed into customised cleaning and disinfecting solutions for commercial and residential segments under its new business vertical 'V-Pristine'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TN to hold next mega Covid vaccination camp on Oct 30
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Health Department would conduct the next mega Covid vaccination camp on October 30 at 50,000 centres across the state, Health Minister Ma Subramanian said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Amit Shah ends J&K visit by sending strong message to adversaries
New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah wound up his 3-day J&K visit by spending a night at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp at Lethpora in South Kashmir's Pulwama district. He extended his J&K visit to be with soldiers. It was a strong message to adversaries that India's leadership and armed forces are on the same page.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Novartis kicks off sale or hiving off Sandoz
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Novartis has launched a strategic review of the Sandoz division, the company said Tuesday. All options are on the table, including retaining the business and separation, Fierce Pharma reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Huge disruption for Chinese projects in Sudan amid coup
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Chinese companies operating in Sudan are facing a sudden and unexpected suspension of work and production, and they've summoned their workers to their base offices in response to the escalating situation in the country Monday, Global Times reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,International
Nikki Poonacha, Vanshita off to good start in tennis nationals
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Men's top seed Nikki Poonacha and unseeded woman player Vanshita Pathania warmed up for tougher battles ahead by scoring contrasting victories in the first round of the Fenesta Open national tennis championships here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
India, ADB sign agreement on loan to support urban mobility in Mizoram
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India and the Asian Development Bank on Tuesday signed a $4.5 million project readiness financing (PRF) loan to support project preparation and design activities to improve urban mobility in Mizoram's capital Aizawl.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Faith has developed that corrupt will not go scot-free: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that trust has developed among people that corrupt will not go scot-free due to transparent system in the country.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
KTR comes under flak over violation of rules by TRS
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Telangana Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K. T. Rama Rao has come under sharp criticism on social media after municipal authorities took no action against ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) for installing huge banners, cutout, banners and flexes in Hyderabad for the party plenary in violation of rules.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bihar bypolls: Lalu, Nitish trade barbs
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday shot back at RJD chief Lalu Prasad for his remark that it is the end game for the former in state politics.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Badal seeks Modi's intervention on deporting Sikh NRI
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Reacting strongly to the IGI airport authorities sending Darshan Singh Dhaliwal back to the US after denying him entry to India, five-time Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "intervene personally and effectively" to get the order vacated.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Odisha to set up 34 'child-friendly' police stations
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to set up 34 "child-friendly" police stations across the state, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said in a statement on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Sitharaman participates in annual meeting of AIIB Governors
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India's Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday participated in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), via video conference.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Income Tax Department conducts searches in Punjab
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations in the cases of two groups based in Punjab.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala schoolboy in police custody for molesting college student
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) A school boy was taken in custody for allegedly molesting a college girl in Kerala's Malappuram, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shah to address 3-day conference on Modi's 20 yrs as head of govt
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address inaugural session of three-day national conference on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two decades as head of government here.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Rauf's four-fer helps Pakistan restrict New Zealand to 134/8
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) A sensational bowling performance by Haris Rauf (4/22) helped Pakistan restrict New Zealand to 134/8 in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Goa BJP demands Malik's resignation for making graft charge against govt
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) The Goa BJP on Tuesday said that former state Governor Satya Pal Malik had exceeded the boundaries of decorum and urged him to first resign from the constitutional post, before passing adverse remarks about a democratically elected government.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Afghan women protest against restrictions imposed by Taliban
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A number of women took to the streets of Kabul on Tuesday to protest against the closed schools for girls and accused the international community of being silent about what is going on in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
From La Liga to Six Nations, Ahmedabad IPL franchise owner has seen sports portfolio spiral
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) reported to be studying the betting company links of the successful bidders for the new Ahmedabad IPL franchise, for the global private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, it is like recent history repeating itself.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Sports
525 KW solar power plant set up in Golden Temple
Amritsar, Oct 26 (IANS) With the financial assistance of the US-based United Sikh Mission, a 525 KW capacity solar power plant was commissioned in the holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, in Amritsar on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diaspora,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
CBI arrests 2 customs officials in Hyd over bribery charges
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two customs officials here in a bribery case.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NSCN committed to tangible solution, Naga leaders clarify
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Days after the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Social Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) issued two statements stating that they were adamant on their demand for separate Constitution and flag, the rebel outfit has issued a clarification now, saying that their earlier statements were misquoted by the media.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi logs 41 Covid cases, infection rate rises to 0.08%
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi reported 41 new cases of Covid on Tuesday, taking its tally at 14,39,671, but no fresh fatalities - for the fourth day now, according to the latest bulletin issued by the state Health Department.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka HC declines to hear plea against compulsory Covid jabs
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed the petition questioning the government's decision of making Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for the employees of industries and commercial establishments.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Rs 8 lakh income limit rational': Centre defends EWS criterion
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Centre has told the Supreme Court that its decision to fix Rs 8 lakh income limit for OBCs and the economically weaker section (EWS) is not arbitrary in the NEET All India Quota, and it was finalised after considering diverse economic factors in different states.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kushagra Rawat, Srihari Nataraj set records in national swimming c'ship
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi's Kushagra Rawat came up with a sensational swim in the 400m freestyle for men as he eclipsed Olympian Sajan Prakashs record on the opening day of the 74th Senior National Aquatic Championships 2021 on Tuesday that also saw two more national records were rewritten at the iconic Basavangudi Aquatic Centre here. Olympian Srihari Nataraj in 100m backstroke and the Karnataka men's quartet in 4x200m freestyle set the other two national records on the first day of action here.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
GTA elections will be held soon, says Mamata
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Looking for a permanent solution to the issue of the hill areas, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that the state government will take steps to conduct elections in the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA).
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Junior doctors at Hyderabad's Osmania Hospital wear helmets
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) A section of junior doctors at government-run Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad on Tuesday attended their duties wearing helmets as a mark of protest after a doctor was injured when a ceiling fan fell on her.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former West Bengal CS moves High Court against CAT decision
Kolkata Oct 26 (IANS) The battle between the Centre and former West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay took another turn after he moved the Calcutta High Court challenging the decision of the Central Administrative Tribunal's (CAT) principal bench to transfer to itself the application he filed before the Calcutta bench on the Centre's plea.
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Canada's first Hindu minister Anita Anand gets defence portfolio
Toronto, Oct 26 (IANS) Canada's first Hindu Cabinet minister Anita Anand made history on Tuesday by becoming the country's second-ever woman defence minister by replacing fellow Indo-Canadian Harjit Sajjan as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his new Cabinet.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Canada,Politics
'No politics..': Zakia Jafri to SC against SIT clean chit to Gujarat CM
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Zakia Jafri, widow of late former Gujarat Congress MLA Ehsan Jafri, on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that she is not concerned about high dignitaries and there is no politics, but rather the issue is about law and order, and the right of the individuals.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Axis Bank's Q2FY22 YoY net profit rises 86%
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Axis Bank on Tuesday reported a rise of 86 per cent in its net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of 2021-22 on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Serving Navy officer, 2 retired held for leaking classified info
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Five people, including a serving Indian Navy officer and two retired naval officers, were arrested last month from various places across the country for getting classified information related to the kilo class submarine leaked, a source said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Women's hockey nationals: Punjab to meet Odisha in quarters
Jhansi, Oct 26 (IANS) Sarabdeep Kaur and Kirandeep Kaur scored a brace each as Hockey Punjab blanked Hockey Arunachal 6-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the 11th Hockey India Senior Women's National Championship 2021 here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
After standoff with Pak Army, Imran Khan notifies appointment of Nadeem Anjum as new ISI Chief (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday notified the appointment of Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He will replace the incumbent Lt Gen Faiz Hameed from next month, Dawn reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, UK holding first tri-service drill in Arabian Sea
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India and the UK's armed forces are carrying out their maiden tri-Service exercise 'Konkan Shakti 2021' in the Arabian Sea, off the Konkan coast, and elsewhere defence officials said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Security forces recover arms, ammunition during Poonch anti-terror operation
Jammu, Oct 26 (IANS) Security forces on Tuesday recovered arms and ammunition from the encounter site in J&K's Poonch district as the anti-terror operation in the area continued for the 16th consecutive day, officials said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Cruiser raid: Mumbai court grants first bail to 2 accused from Odisha
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) A special NDPS court in Mumbai on Tuesday granted bail to two accused - both passengers from Odisha on the Mumbai-Goa cruise ship - which was raided by the Narcotics Control Bureau on October 2.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
CCPA sends over 200 notices to entities on e-commerce platforms for violence of rules
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) In a run-up to the festive season, the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) took stringent action to safeguard consumer interests issuing 202 notices to entities with regard to country of origin violations in the period between October 16-22.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
T20 World Cup: Markram, Rassie star as South Africa thrash West Indies
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Fine innings by Aiden Markram and Rassie Van der Dussen helped South Africa thrash West Indies by eight wickets in their second Super 12 match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 at Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pan India helpline for cyber crime, frauds launched
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Centre has launched a helpline number - 155260 - for reporting cyber fraud or the consumer can directly lodge a complaint on Cyber Crime Portal regarding the same.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Routine admin communications shouldn't be politicised: TN Chief Secy
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary V. Irai Anbu on Tuesday said it is normal for state government departments to gather information about various schemes to apprise a new Governor, and it "is not right to politicise" such administrative communication.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Junior national hockey: Raja Karan, MP Academy to meet in final
Bhopal, Oct 26 (IANS) Raja Karan Hockey Academy will take on Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy in the final of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 after they won their respective semi-final matches with ease here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Court to pronounce order on Punjab drug racket on Nov 18
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) After over three years "delay" in the Punjab multi-crore drug case, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday announced it will pass an order on November 18.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pyarelal of legendary duo Laxmi-Pyare to make comeback with US musical concert
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Iconic music director duo of Laxmikant-Pyarelal has enthralled music lovers for decades, be it films or their live performances. While Laxmikant passed away way back in 1998, Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma still continues to create magic with his music.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 WC: De Kock pulls out of S Africa's match due to 'personal reasons', CSA takes note
Johannesburg, Oct 26 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday said that it has taken note of Quinton De Kock's withdrawal from the team's game against the West Indies in the ongoing T20 World Cup due to "personal reasons", adding that the board will await a report from the management before deciding on the next move.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket,Politics
Fourth Chinese real estate company defaults on offshore bonds
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Modern Land China has become the latest developer from Asia's largest economy to miss a dollar bond payment, underscoring the stress spreading across the sector, Nikkei reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Pakistan, China seek economic assistance for Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan and China have called on the international community to provide immediate humanitarian and economic assistance to the people of Afghanistan to alleviate their suffering, prevent instability and flight of people, as well as continued engagement for the rebuilding of the country, Geo News reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Kerala sees 7,163 new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) Kerala on Tuesday logged 7,163 new Covid cases after 79,122 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 9.06 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Heathrow warns travel may not come back to pre-Covid level till 2026
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Heathrow airport has warned that air travel may not recover to pre-Covid levels until 2026 despite improving passenger numbers in the past three months, as it reported that losses since the start of the pandemic have reached £3.4bn, The Guardian reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NCB targeting Bollywood, Thackeray to write to Modi, says Malik
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Concerned over the manner in which Bollywood is being "targeted" by the Narcotics Control Bureau for the past over one year, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will write to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue, Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Hrithik Roshan wraps up first action sequence of 'Vikram Vedha'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) It's been over two years since Hrithik Roshan appeared on celluloid. Fans have been waiting to witness his next performance on the silver screen and it seems like their wishes will be soon granted.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After standoff with Pak Army, Imran Khan notifies appointment of Naveed Anjum as new ISI Chief
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday notified the appointment of Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He will replace the incumbent Lt Gen Faiz Hameed from next month, Dawn reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Breather for ZEE, as Bombay HC grants injunction against Invesco's call for EGM
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday gave a breather to ZEE Entertainment on its boardroom brawl with the company's largest shareholder by granting an injunction against Invesco's call for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM).
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
MMA star Bhullar sizes up next opponent Malykhin
Singapore, Oct 26 (IANS) Reigning ONE Heavyweight World champion Arjan Bhullar watched closely as undefeated Russian banger Anatoly Malykhin took care of business at the recently-concluded ONE: Revolution, knocking out Iranian star Amir Aliakbari in the first round.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
5-member team to examine Wankhede in Mumbai on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede, who led the cruise ship drug bust involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan and later came under the shadow of extortion allegations, will be examined by a five-member team of NCB vigilance department on Wednesday, sources said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Security ink from non-toxic materials developed by Indian scientists
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian scientists have developed a highly stable and non-toxic security ink from luminescent (spontaneously light-emitting) nano-materials to combat the counterfeiting of branded goods, bank-notes, medicine, certificates, and currency, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
T20 World Cup: Pakistan win toss, opt to field against New Zealand
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hyderabad is always a unique, refreshing experience: Arhaan Khan
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Arhaan Khan, who was seen in 'Bigg Boss 13', revealed that he loves visiting Hyderabad whenever he finds free time.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 World Cup: Setback for New Zealand as Ferguson out with injury
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) New Zealand suffered a setback at the T20 World Cup ahead of their opening match against Pakistan when pacer Lockie Ferguson was ruled out of the tournament with a calf tear.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nitish faces 'youth protest' in poll rally
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday faced a tough situation while campaigning in Munger district for the October 30 bypoll.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Manuranjan follows in dad Ravichandran's 'Premaloka' footsteps with 'Mugil Pete'
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The iconic romantic scenes of the classic modern love story 'Premaloka' that created a new trend in Kannada cinema in 1987 starring Ravichandran and Juhi Chawla, are now being recreated in 'Mugil Pete'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Radhe Shyam' second teaser on the way: Get ready for glimpse of 'Prerana'
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Prabhas and Pooja Hegde-starrer 'Radhe Shyam' is one of the most-anticipated upcoming movies. With all the hype around it, Prabhas's introduction teaser which highlighted his role as 'Vikramaditya' in the movie was well-received by the audience.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Global cues, Q2 results push indices higher; realty sector rally (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Positive global cues along with healthy results from the financial sector pushed India's equity markets higher on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook redirected for 'serving young adults': Mark Zuckerberg
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday said he's redirecting teams within the company to "make serving young adults their north star", media reports said.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Neelamani Durga Devi Mandir was damaged at Andhra govt's behest: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The BJP has claimed that Neelamani Durga Devi Mandir in Pathapatnam was damaged at the behest of the Andhra Pradesh government. The saffron party also demanded that the YSRCP government must book the culprits for hurting Hindu sentiments.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shiva Thapa wins opening bout at Men's World Boxing
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Seasoned boxer Shiva Thapa started his campaign at the 2021 AIBA World Boxing Championships with an easy win in Belgrade, Serbia on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rahul's place beside Sonia, a message to dissenters?
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) In a clear message to party workers, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that discipline is paramount, giving a subtle message to the dissenters. Sonia Gandhi in the meeting of Congress General Secretaries, State In Charges and State Presidents chalked out party's future plans ahead of assembly polls in five states.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ranveer Singh posts quirky picture and the Internet has a field day!
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Ranveer Singh is the ultimate quirk king. His fashion choices that are best defined as outrageous have time and again amused the audience and have made him the apple of several designers' eyes. This time around too, the 'Bajirao Mastani' actor donned a blue Gucci tracksuit and naturally, the Internet exploded!
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ZyCoV-D vaccine pricing close to being finalised: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Ongoing discussions on pricing of children's vaccine ZyCoV-D are in their last stage, and it will be rolled out soon, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesda.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pranav Misshra grateful to enjoy privileges while struggling
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Pranav Misshra, who is currently seen as 'Akshay Mehra', a parallel lead role in 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2' which stars Disha Parmar and Nakuul Mehta, reveals he is grateful to experience a privileged struggle while stepping into showbiz in real life compared to his reel character.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Soon prepare your artwork as NFT on Adobe Photoshop
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Software major Adobe is set to soon launch Photoshop with an option to prepare your artwork as an non-fungible token (NFT) which the creators can link it to their crypto wallet and help tackle NFT art theft.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Smart hospitals to be worth $59 bn globally by 2026: Report
London, Oct 26 (IANS) The market value of smart hospitals will reach $59 billion by 2026, up from $29 billion in 2021, according to a report on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Rajkummar Rao reveals how he felt watching Big B 'die' in 'Agneepath'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao shared his feelings after watching the film 'Agneepath', especially when Amitabh Bachchan's character 'Vijay' died in the movie. He will be seen as a special guest along with Kriti Sanon in the 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Global climate pledges far short of Paris Agreement: UN report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Tuesday warned that new and updated climate commitments fall far short of what is needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, leaving the world on track for a global temperature rise of at least 2.7 degrees Celsius this century.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Cisco boosts its enterprise meet platform Webex to address hybrid work
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Networking giant Cisco on Tuesday announced significant new innovations across its meeting and collaboration platform Webex, the industry's first and most comprehensive end-to-end hybrid work solution.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
'Saami Saami' fails to match hype around Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa'
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) With Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles, the upcoming pan-India movie 'Pushpa' generated good hype all around. With its release date slated during the Christmas season, the Sukumar directorial is expected to be a very big hit.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NASA finds first signs of planet outside Milky Way galaxy
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has for the first time spotted signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy, opening up a new avenue to search for exoplanets at greater distances than ever before.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Aryan Khan bail plea: Bombay HC to continue hearing on Wednesday (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday adjourned, till Wednesday, the hearing of the bail application of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, who has been arrested along with 19 others in the cruise party case by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Central scheme to fill gaps in public health infra: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said the objectives of Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission is to fill the gaps in the public health infrastructure, especially in critical care facilities and primary care in both urban and rural areas.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan bans places of worship inside police stations
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) No places of worship can be built inside police stations and offices in Rajasthan, an official order said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Former Punjab CM Amarinder may launch own party on Wednesday
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh may announce the launch of his own political party -- the Punjab Lok Congress -- on Wednesday ahead of the Assembly elections slated for early next year.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
K'taka govt orders 'Gopuja' on Diwali festival at all temples
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The Karnataka government has ordered to perform 'Gopuja' (worship of cow) at all temples that come under Muzrai department in Karnataka on the occasion of Deepavali (Dewali) festival on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
T20 World Cup: England aim to continue winning momentum against Bangladesh (preview)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Eoin Morgan-led England will aim to continue their winning momentum when they face Mahmudullah's Bangladesh in a Group 1 Super 12 match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Xiaomi to bring 108MP camera to Redmi Note 11 series: Report
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) Global smartphone brand Xiaomi is reportedly bringing the Redmi Note 11 series in China on October 28 that might feature a 108MP camera.
2021-10-26
Category: International, China,Technology
Aryan bail plea: Bombay HC to continue hearing on Wednesday
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesay adjourned till Wednesday the ongoing hearing in the bail application of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, who has been arrested in the cruise party case by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Body of boy dragged into river by Crocodile found in K'taka
Uttara Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 26 (IANS) The body of the 15-year boy who was dragged inside Karnataka's Kali river by a crocodile has been found on Tuesday by the authorities.
2021-10-26
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
No spectators to be allowed at junior hockey world cup at Bhubaneswar
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Spectators will not be allowed at the Men's Hockey Junior World Cup scheduled to begin at Bhubaneswar on November 24 and the event will be a telecast-only affair, it was announced on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
China's PLA deploys new type of all-terrain vehicle on border with India
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Xinjiang Military Command has received a new type of all-terrain vehicle, which is expected to ensure logistics support to plateau border defence troops as winter draws close and as China-India border tensions again risk rising after the latest military talks failed to reach an agreement due to "unrealistic Indian demands", Global Times reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Over 1.72 cr cyber safety threats blocked in India: Report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) More than 17,214,900 cyber safety threats were successfully blocked in India alone over the past quarter, averaging 187,118 blocks per day, said a new report on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BJP-JJP govt in Haryana corrupt, inefficient: Hooda
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday described the BJP-JJP government in the state as the "most corrupt and inefficient" in the history of the state as it has pushed back the state on developmental parameters.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
WHO may approve Bharat Biotech's Covaxin 'within 24 hours'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The World Health Organisation is likely to grant emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin "within 24 hours", according to media reports on Tuesday.A
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Danish Aslam: Dysfunctional family is the new normal in our urban life
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Danish Aslam, the director of the recently released web series 'Reunion - Chal Chalein Apne Ghar' featuring Lilette Dubey, K.K. Raina, Karishma Irani, Devika Watsa, says that the definition of an ideal family has changed, especially in modern urban life where parents are mostly left alone and emotionally distant from their children when they are busy travelling and conquering the world outside.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Understanding the need of nail hygiene after Covid
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) Although the world is recovering from coronavirus pandemic, we must not lower our guards and stay alert when it comes to hand hygiene to curb the spread of the deadly virus. But are we paying sufficient attention to our nail hygiene? Our nails are the index of well-being for our entire body. The manifestations of several critical diseases were first detected within the dirty nails.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Wall trends for the fall
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) As fall nesting is upon us, striking designs with handpicked colours in a variety of trending wallpaper designs are perfect to spruce up placid walls.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
What to feed your baby in year one?
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) Parents, do you have any doubts regarding what to feed your newborn during the first year? Are you becoming anxious because of this? What should be the eating schedule for your baby?
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
EC notice to Assam CM on poll code breach, Cong seeks bar on campaigning
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) The Election Commission has issued notice to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma over his alleged violation of code of conduct during campaigning for the October 30 Assembly by-elections, following a complaint from the Congress.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Ram Charan, Shankar's next movie keenly anticipated
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Tollywood's handsome hunk Ram Charan, who is currently one of the busiest heroes, comes together with director Shankar Shanmugham for his next movie. Ever since the movie was announced, the anticipation has doubled and with whopping budget plans, the makers are set to surprise the audience.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T20 World Cup: Cricket South Africa directs players to collectively 'take the knee'
Johannesburg, Oct 26 (IANS) The Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday said that it has issued a directive to the national men's team to adopt a consistent and united stance against racism by 'taking the knee' prior to the start of their remaining matches of the ongoing T20 World Cup.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'Bigg Boss 15': Ieshaan, Rajiv fight; Karan, Tejasswi grow close
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' contestant Rajiv Adatia is making headlines on the way he is targeting Ieshaan for his bond with Meisha. Since he entered the show there was news going around on his relationship with Ieshaan and now it turns out that they both knew each other long before the show.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pappu Yadav shares stage with Kanhaiya in Darbhanga
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Jan Adhikar Party President Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Tuesday shared the stage with Congress leaders Kanhaiya Kumar, Shakeel Ahmad Khan, Ranjeet Ranjan and others as he campaigned for the party candidate in Kusheshwar Asthan constituency in Darbhanga.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Pehchaan 'Con': Siddhant Chaturvedi's different characters in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) After delivering a standout performance as MC Sher in 'Gully Boy', Siddhant Chaturvedi will be playing the quintessential Hindi film hero in his next, 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' where he shares the screen with Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji and debutante Sharvari.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
WhatsApp may soon ask users to verify identity to make payments
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp may soon ask users to verify their identity to make payments on the platform.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Scheme to control dispersed air pollution to come in 3 MCDs
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A project to control air pollution from non-point dispersed sources will be implemented in areas of all three Delhi MCD areas with special focus on the winter season, an Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry statement said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Samantha invokes Shilpa Shetty's example in court case
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who had filed a defamation case against a couple of YouTube channels and an individual, is in no mood to rest until she gets things right.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Cheating case registered against Palaniswami's aide
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) A cheating case has been registered against the personal assistant of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan ends requirement of father's name in caste certificate
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) In a big relief to hundreds of children of woman single parents facing problems in getting caste certificates, the Rajasthan government has now decided to issue it in the mother's name, ending the requirement of adding the father's name in it.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Anushka Sharma trolled after Team India's defeat to Pak in T20 World Cup
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The high-voltage match between India and Pakistan in the ongoing T20 World Cup saw an end to India's winning streak against its neighbour in the World Cups. Fans were left heartbroken at India's defeat and although many of them agreed that it wasn't the best of days for the Indian cricket team, others retorted to trolling cricketers and their spouses.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Puducherry to give free 10 kg rice, 2 kg sugar under PDS for Diwali
Puducherry, Oct 26 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy on Tuesday said thathis government would provide 10 kg rice and 2 kg sugar to every family covered under the Public Distribution System (PDS) for Diwali.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
First look of Kajal Aggarwal's 'Uma' out
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The poster of the upcoming film 'Uma' starring Kajal Aggarwal released on Tuesday, gives a glimpse of the characters from the film.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two-Face: Gia Manek on playing a double role in 'Tera Mera Saath Rahe'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Gia Manek who is seen as 'Gopika' in 'Tera Mera Saath Rahe' talks about playing a completely contrasting role of 'Radhika' in the show. 'Gopika' is soft spoken and innocent on the other side 'Radhika' is fearless and bold. This is her double role in the daily soap and she is excited on portraying distinct characters on-screen.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Andhra woman found dead in Hyderabad hotel, murder suspected
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad were probing the death of a 24-year-old woman in a hotel as a case of suspected murder, after the man who had checked-in with her was on Tuesday found admitted in a hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole town.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung to finalise US fab investment
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) Samsung Electronics will quickly decide on a foundry investment in the US, a senior executive said Tuesday, as the South Korean tech giant seeks to become the world's number one player in the logic chip and foundry sectors.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Transport startup Chalo acquires bus aggregator platform Shuttl
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Bus transport technology startup Chalo on Tuesday said it has acquired bus aggregator platform Shuttl in an all-cash deal.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Ahead of internal polls Cong to start membership drive from Nov 1
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Congress will start membership drive from November 1, ahead of internal polls in the party. This was decided in a special meeting of General Secretaries, In-Charges and PCC Presidents chaired by Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Tuesday. Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi was also present and participated in the deliberations.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple Watch Series 8 may come with blood glucose monitoring feature
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Apple's suppliers are reportedly developing components for next-generation sensors in the Apple Watch Series 8 that will allow users to measure their blood glucose level.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
OPPO planning to launch foldable smartphone in Nov: Report
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OPPO is reportedly planning to launch its first foldable smartphone phone in November.
2021-10-26
Category: International, China,Technology
Covid exposed unequal, unaccountable, divided world: WHO panel
Berlin, Oct 26 (IANS) Covid-19 "has exposed a broken world that is inequitable, unaccountable, and divided", resulting in its failure to put an end to the pandemic that has so far killed 4.95 million globally, according to a report by a World Health Organisation (WHO) panel on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Germany,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Bring white paper on Covid-19 expenses, sack Goa CM: Trinamool
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress on Tuesday demanded the dismissal of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and his cabinet in wake of serious allegations of corruption levelled by former Governor Satya Pal Malik.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Need to accelerate digital technology, AI to advance TB response'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) There is a need to accelerate development of new diagnostics, vaccines and drugs, use digital technology, Artificial Intelligence, and other innovations to advance TB response, Minister of State for Health Dr Bharti Pawar said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Subhadra Sen Gupta's posthumous book unveils vast sweep of civilisations
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Subhadra Sen Gupta, who passed away on May 3 due to Covid-19, leaves behind "The Story of the First Civilizations", a fun and informative book for children about the ancient civilizations from around the world -- Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley, China, Greece, Rome, the Americas and Africa -- that has just been published by Talking Club/Speaking Tiger.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
After BJP, AAP announces fogging campaign in Delhi to fight dengue
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Criticising the BJP-led Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for not performing its duties properly, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday announced a fogging campaign from October 27 in the national capital.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
People shouldn't dispute over languages: Assam CM
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) Amid the ongoing language controversy in Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Tuesday that a language unites masses and there should not be a dispute over it.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Mandaviya to meet Health Ministers of States on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has called a meeting of Health Ministers of states on Wednesday to discuss the progress of vaccination. A top source with the Union Ministry of Health said the meeting has been called to scale up vaccine administration across the country.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Taliban officials hail Afghan cricket team's win
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Taliban officials took to social media to congratulate the Afghanistan cricket team for winning a match in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Aa raha hoon main', says SP hoarding with countdown clock
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party headquarters in Lucknow are grabbing a great deal of attention with a hoarding that screams "Aa Raha Hoon Main".
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Virat an absolutely amazing talent, says Gavaskar
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar has called Virat Kohli an "absolutely amazing talent" for the innings he played against Pakistan in the 10-wicket loss to the arch-rivals in the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game on October 24.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mayor files complaint against senior Cong leader in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) Mayor of the Trivandrum Corporation Arya Rajendran on Tuesday filed a police complaint against veteran Congress leader and Lok Sabha member K. Muraleedharan over his "unsavoury' remark which she said was an insult to womanhood.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Gurugram: 5 new dengue patients found, cases surge to 217
Gurugram, Oct 26 (IANS) The Gurugram Health department has confirmed five new dengue patients in the district which includes two men and three women, including a six-year-old child, taking the total number of dengue patients to 217.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Aus state to ease border curbs to fully vaccinated visitors
Adelaide, Oct 26 (IANS) The state of South Australia (SA) on Tuesday announced that its border will reopen to fully vaccinated domestic travellers from November 23, when 80 per cent of the people aged 16 and over are expected have received two doses of a Covid-19 jab.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Pegasus row: SC to pronounce judgment on probe pleas on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce judgment on Wednesday on a batch of petitions seeking court-monitored probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping matter.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Govt, Oppn spar over 'missing' baby in Kerala Assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly on Tuesday witnessed angry exchanges between the Treasury and Opposition benches over the "missing" baby case involving a local CPI-M leader and his wife.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Govt proposes Open Network for Digital Commerce as pvt sector led non-profit firm
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Central government proposes to operationalise the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) as a private sector-led, non-profit company to bring focus on ethical and responsible behaviour while providing for trust, rigorous norms of governance, accountability, and transparency.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Maldives records over 100,000 tourist arrivals in Oct
Male, Oct 26 (IANS) Over 100,000 tourists have visited the Maldives in the month of October, the state-owned PSM News citing data from the Ministry of Tourism said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Japan govt panel asked to compile urgent economic proposals
Tokyo, Oct 26 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday he has asked a government economic policy panel to prepare "urgent proposals" by early November to enrich his vision of "new capitalism".
2021-10-26
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Apple likely to face US Justice Department antitrust lawsuit
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Tech giant Apple is likely to face a Justice Department antitrust lawsuit soon, with a new report indicating that the latter's two-year-old investigation of the company has recently accelerated.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kejriwal announces free Ayodhya travel for Delhi's senior citizens
Ayodhya, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the Delhi government would arrange free-of-cost travel for senior citizens from Delhi to Ayodhya.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Pak ready to talk, afraid to wound Islamists
New Delhi/Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Imran Khan-led government in Pakistan is afraid to discipline, but is ready to talk, to various Islamist militant groups that, emboldened by the rise of a Taliban government in Afghanistan next door, are increasingly taking to the streets to force their demands.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Delhi University admission on special cut-off basis begins
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The special admission process of Delhi University began from Tuesday after incorporating some stringent terms and conditions in the merit list.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Queensland plans to welcome int'l students from 2022
Brisbane, Oct 26 (IANS) Australia's Queensland state said on Tuesday that it plans to welcome international students from 2022 and a relevant plan has been sent to the federal government.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Australia,Education,Politics
Suriya takes the stand on his upcoming courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim'
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Suriya Siva Kumar stars as an advocate in upcoming courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim' which will have an OTT release on Prime Video on November 2. The Tha. Se. Gnanavel directorial has Prakash Raj, Lijo Mol Jose, Rajisha, Manikandan, Rao Ramesh, and others in important roles.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NZ govt backs business to vaccinate workforces
Wellington, Oct 26 (IANS) Covid inoculation will be required for all workers at businesses across New Zealand where customers need to show vaccination certificates, such as hospitality and close-contact businesses, as part of a range of measures to help protect workplaces and staffers from the pandemic.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Thermal power plants in TN emit more toxic gases than permissible limits: Study
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) The thermal power plants of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO) NLC India Ltd and NTPC Ltd are emitting toxic gases over the permissible limits, as per a study by Poovulagin Nanbargal, an environmental non-government organisation (NGO).
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: SA opt to bowl first vs WI, de Kock makes himself unavailable
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl first against West Indies in a Group 1 match of the Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
EV startup REVOS launches peer to peer charging point at Rs 1
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) EV infrastructure provider REVOS on Tuesday launched BOLT, peer-to-peer charging points which will be available at a launch price of Rs 1 each from October 29 till December end.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jio-bp launches first Mobility Station providing multiple fueling, retail services
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and bp's fuel and mobility joint venture, Reliance BP Mobility Limited (RBML), on Tuesday launched its first Jio-bp branded Mobility Station at Navde, Navi Mumbai.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Aus PM announces plan for net zero emissions by 2050
Canberra, Oct 26 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday revealed the government's "uniquely Australian" plan to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Trinamool's Sushmita Dev, BJP's Selvaganabathy take oath as RS members
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Chairman of Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday administered oath to BJP's S.Selvaganabathy and Trinamool Congress' Sushmita Dev as new Rajya Sabha members.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ASEAN kicks off series of virtual summits
Bandar Seri Begawan, Oct 26 (IANS) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday kicked off its 38th and 39th summits under the chairmanship of Brunei virtually, with the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and promoting economic recovery high on the agenda.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Brunei Darussalam,Politics
K'taka student makes 13-minute video, ends life blaming education system
Hassan (Karnataka), Oct 26 (IANS) An engineering student has ended his life after making an appeal to Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Vice Chancellors of universities to change the existing education system in Karnataka's Hassan district.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Major volcano in Japan expected to erupt again
Tokyo, Oct 26 (IANS) The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Tuesday warned of another possible major volcanic eruption of Mt. Aso, following a series of earthquakes.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Palestinian Prez slams Israeli interference in NGO work
Ramallah, Oct 26 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hascondemned Israel for intervening in the work of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the West Bank, reported the official Palestinian news agency (WAFA).
2021-10-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
TN to host national blind football for men and women from Oct 27-30
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will host the national blind football tournament for men and women from October 27-30. This is the first time the state is playing host to the national blind football tournament.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Equity indices recover on European cues; realty stocks rise
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) India's key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- rebounded during Tuesday's mid-afternoon trade session as healthy buying was witnessed in realty sector.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bureaucrats administered Integrity Pledge to tackle corruption
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Public servants in Central government ministries, departments, public sector undertakings and public sector banks on Tuesday took an Integrity Pledge as part of the Vigilance Awareness Week organised by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mexico to deal prudently with new migrant caravan: FM
Mexico City, Oct 26 (IANS) Mexico will deal prudently with the latest migrant caravan with thousands of Central American migrants advancing toward the country's capital and even the US, Foreign Affairs Minister Marcelo Ebrard said.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Aryan Khan denies links with Sail, Gosavi as NCB opposes bail plea (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday filed its reply and strongly opposed the bail plea of Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan, before the Bombay High Court.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM should dismiss Goa CM, Minister for graft: Cong
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) The Congress party on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately dismiss Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and his cabinet ministers in the wake of serious corruption allegations levelled by former state Governor Satya Pal Malik in an interview to a national news channel.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Malaysia aggressively pursuing bid to host CWG, Asian Games
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) Malaysia will be aggressively pursuing its ambition to host either the Asian Games or the Commonwealth Games in the next 10-15 years and the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) vice-president Dato' Shahrul Zaman Yahya has said that "discussions are underway".
2021-10-26
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Other Sports
Man kills 2 kids, hangs self in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Following a dispute with his wife, a man allegedly killed his minor son and daughter and later committed suicide in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, a police official said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
N.Korea accuses UN special rapporteur of 'distorting reality'
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) North Korea on Tuesday rebuked the UN special rapporteur on its human rights situation for "distorting our reality" and acting "at the urging of the US" as the country responded to his recent criticism of the regime.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Aus state introduces new 'pandemic specific laws'
Melbourne, Oct 26 (IANS) The government of Australia's Victoria state announced on Tuesday new public health laws to replace emergency powers which were put into place at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Apple users in India buying more on e-com apps after iOS 14 changes
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With the iOS 14 update giving users more control over who can access their data, the share of paying users among Apple consumers in India has gone marginally higher that of Android users in 2021 when it comes to purchases on ecommerce apps, a new report showed on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
MHA to send Central teams to U'khand, Kerala soon
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will soon send Inter-Ministerial Central Teams (IMCTs) to Kerala and Uttarakhand to assess the damage caused by heavy rain and floods to standing crops and infrastructure, officials here said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Tadap' makers release two new lead character teasers
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) 'Tadap' starring Ahan Shetty and Tara Sutaria is one of the most awaited releases of the year and fans await sparkling chemistry of Ahan and Tara on the silver screen. The makers have now released two character teasers of its leads to rouse the excitement about the film.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Opposing bail, NCB says Aryan Khan tried to tamper with evidence, influence witnesses
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday filed its reply and strongly opposed the bail plea of Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan, before the Bombay High Court.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan launches advanced GPS satellite into orbit
Tokyo, Oct 26 (IANS) Japan has successfully launched a new navigation satellite into orbit that will replace its decade-old navigation satellite.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Japan,Science/Tech
Moon meets ruling party's presidential nominee
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a meeting Lee Jae-myung, presidential nominee of the ruling Democratic Party (DP), on Tuesday in a move that could help solidify the latter's position after a bitter primary.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Mata Kheer Bhawani temple gives inspiration to every Indian: Amit Shah
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the Mata Kheer Bhawani temple shrine in Kashmir gives inspiration to every Indian.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Rajkummar Rao, Kriti Sanon as celebrity guests on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The weekend episode of 'The Kapil Sharma Show' will see Bollywood actors Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon as special guests. They are coming to promote their movie 'Hum Do Humare Do'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Egypt won't extend years-long state of emergency: Sisi
Cairo, Oct 26 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi announced that he has cancelled the extension of the years-long state of emergency throughout the country.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Neeraj Pandey: A universe like 'Special Ops' demands scale, visual appeal
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Once again, espionage thriller series 'Special Ops' has sent the audience spiralling into a frenzy with the release of its prequel's trailer. Titled, 'Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story', the prequel has garnered the audience's attention for its picturesque locations in the trailer.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Guterres calls for equal distribution of Covid vaccines
United Nations, Oct 26 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for equal distribution of Covid-19 vaccines worldwide during a speech at the World Health Summit in Berlin.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
iOS 15.1 brings SharePlay, more iPhone 13 Pro camera options
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Tech giant Apple is releasing iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1 and the big new feature is SharePlay's return and more iPhone 13 Pro camera options.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Sarkaru Vaari Paata': Mahesh's wife shares shooting updates from Barcelona
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Mahesh Babu and Keerthy Suresh-starrer 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata' is being shot at a good pace. As the makers have zeroed in on the release date after a couple of months, the whole team is dedicated to wrapping up the shoot as soon as possible.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Scientists find mechanism how penicillin can kill MRSA superbug
London, Oct 26 (IANS) An international team of researchers has discovered how penicillin and other antibiotics kill MRSA (Methicillin Resistant S. aureus) superbug that is resistant to several antibiotics.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
7 cases of new Covid variant found in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Seven people in Karnataka have been found to be infected with the new 'AY 4.2' Covid-19 variant, triggering fear of a possible third wave of the pandemic in the state.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Ahead of Diwali, TN sweet shops warned to maintain hygiene
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Department of Food Safety and Drug Administration has warned all sweet shops and bakeries across the state to maintain hygiene ahead of Diwali.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Akanksha stars in Badshah's 'Jugnu' video
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Rapper Badshah is featuring budding actress Akanksha in his latest music video 'Jugnu' and the song was released on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sharad Malhotra: Happy to play character that no one has done ever before
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Sharad Malhotra is playing the role of Bakshi Jagabandhu in 'Vidrohi' that went on air earlier this month. He is quite excited as again after the show 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap', he got a chance to play a historical role.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
89 organisations express solidarity against B'desh communal violence
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) A total of 89 organisations in Bangladesh have expressed solidarity against the recent communal violence in the country that erupted earlier this month during which five people lost their lives.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Richa Chadha on 'Inside Edge' character: I'm just the polar opposite of 'Zarina'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Richa Chadha, who is playing the character of Zarina in the web series 'Inside Edge' that is soon to be out with its third season, says her character is just the opposite of who she is in real life.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rohit, Akash off to flying starts at Men's World Boxing
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Rohit Mor and Akash Sangwan started India's campaign at the 2021 AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships with commanding victories on the opening day in Belgrade, Serbia.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Trinamool to enter fray in UP Assembly polls
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh elections will now witness a new high-profile party in the fray.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP forest official stabbed for objecting to cattle grazing
Bijnor (UP), Oct 26 (IANS) Four persons have been booked for allegedly stabbing a forest official, who objected to cattle grazing in Rahmatpur forest area in Chandpur range of Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WBBL experience will give India the edge in 2022 World Cup: Mandhana
Sydney, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian woman batter Smriti Mandhana has said that she and her team-mates playing in the current edition of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) will give them good preparation for the 2022 Women's World Cup to be held in New Zealand.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Yogi govt to observe Charan Singh birth anniversary in big way
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) In an attempt to assuage the feelings of farmers who have been on the warpath since the past one year over three farm laws, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to observe the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister late Chaudhary Charan Singh as 'Kisan Samman Diwas'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Erdogan steps back from threat to expel 10 freign envoys
Ankara, Oct 26 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stepped back from his threat to declare the Ambassadors of 10 countries, including the US, Germany and France, as "persona non grata" after they made a joint statement for the release of a jailed businessman.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Locals in Bhopal villages rewarded for cleanliness
Bhopal, Oct 26 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has launched a unique initiative to ensure cleanliness on a daily basis in rural areas of state capital Bhopal. Under this campaign the local people are being rewarded for using toilets and properly disposing of waste.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
T20 World Cup: New Zealand, an unpleasant opposition for Team India at ICC events
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) When the Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team take field against New Zealand in the ongoing Men's T20 World Cup on Sunday, they will aim to leave the ghosts of poor records versus Black Caps in major International Cricket Council (ICC) events behind and script a new history on the map of world cricket.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Lebanon, Israel urged to respect Blue Line
Beirut, Oct 26 (IANS) A top UN official has urged the ebanese Armed Forces and the Israeli Defense Forces to respect the sanctity of the Blue Line, a border demarcation between the two nations published by the world body in 2000, in furtherance of peace and stability.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Wanted in rape case, MP Congress MLA's son arrested
Bhopal, Oct 26 (IANS) Karan Morwal, the son of a Congress MLA from Madhya Pradesh, who was absconding for over six months after a woman lodged a rape case against him, was arrested on Tuesday, police said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Blue Origin to build a private space station by 2030
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space firm Blue Origin has announced plans to build a commercial space station called Orbital Reef by second half of this decade.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Two Indian-American start-ups likely to be next unicorns: Report
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Forbes magazine's annual list of 25 venture-backed firms most likely to become unicorns includes two Indian-American-led businesses, the media reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Diaspora
Israel cancels decade-long travel warning for Morocco
Tel Aviv, Oct 26 (IANS) Israel has lifted an official travel warning for trips to Morocco which has been in effect for the past 10 years.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Iranian nuke negotiator to meet EU diplomat in Brussels
Tehran, Oct 26 (IANS) Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Bagheri announced that he will meet European Union diplomat Enrique Mora on Wednesday in Brussels.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
NIA special court convicts 4 Hizbul operatives in JKART case
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A special NIA court in Delhi has sentenced two Hizbul Mujahideen operatives to 12 years and two others to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment in the Jammu Kashmir Affectees Relief Trust (JKART) case.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stokes' return for Ashes will give 'everyone a lift', says Hussain
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Former England skipper Nasser Hussain has said that that all-rounder Ben Stokes making himself available for selection, and his inclusion in the side for the gruelling Ashes, which begins in December, "will give everyone a lift".
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Discipline, unity must for strengthening Cong: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday underlined the need for discipline and unity to strengthen the party to fight the diabolical agenda of the RSS.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
UP farmer dies of shock after seeing crop destroyed by rain
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 26 (IANS) Raees Khan, 60, went to see his fields and was shocked to find the paddy crop that he had planted in his 10 bigha land, completely submerged in water.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
'Taliban's denial of cooperating with US to control Al Qaeda is war announcement'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has said that the Taliban's denial to cooperate with the US to contain terror groups like the Al Qaeda is a war announcement against America, the media reported on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Farm laws may be withdrawn before Punjab, UP polls: Akhilesh
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav has expressed the apprehension that the Modi government may withdraw the farm laws in view of the upcoming Punjab and Uttar Pradesh elections and later implement them afresh, once elections get over.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
2 dead due to severe weather in Italy, alert issued
Rome, Oct 26 (IANS) Severe weather battered southern Italyy, with alerts issued for four regions and at least two people dies as a result in the major island of Sicily.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Italy,Environment/Wildlife
Aryan Khan drug case: Sameer Wankhede in Delhi to meet NCB chief
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede, who is heading the probe into Mumbai's high profile drugs case, on Tuesday reached the head office here to meet chief S.N. Pradhan.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sandalwood producer's son, wife file bail plea in maid assault, stripping case
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Kannada film producer Soundarya Jagadeesh's son and actor Snehith, his wife Rekha and others have moved an anticipatory bail petition at a local court in Bengaluru on Tuesday fearing arrest in connection with an assault and stripping case involving a maid.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Dharmendra Pradhan urges Piyush Goyal to set up MITRA park in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Textile Minister Piyush Goyal to set up a greenfield Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (MITRA) park in Odisha.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Art/Culture/Books
Indian Navy sends training mission to Sri Lanka to revive military ties in South Asia
New Delhi, Oct 26: The Indian Navy has despatched a training flotilla to Sri Lanka as two South Asian neighbours rediscover their military relationship that had peaked in the late eighties.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Raj school fires teacher for celebrating Pak win against India in T20 World Cup
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) A school teacher of a renowned private school in Rajasthan's Udaipur was dismissed from service after she uploaded her whatsApp status celebrating the victory of Pakistan against India in the recent ICC T20 tournament.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kannada film producer's son, wife file anticipatory bail plea
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Kannada film producer Soundarya Jagadeesh's actor son Snehit, his wife Rekha and others have applied for an anticipatory bail petition before a local court here on Tuesday in connection with the assault and stripping case of a domestic help.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Anandi Gopal' producers on cloud nine as film bags two National Awards
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Marathi biographical film 'Anandi Gopal' has won two coveted National Film Awards: one for Best Film on Other Social Issues and the other for Production Design.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kejriwal doesn't have any character or ideology: Gautam Gambhir
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Hitting out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his recent visit to Ayodhya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from east Delhi Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday said 'Kejriwal doesn't have any character or ideology'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aleksandar Ilic on how friend Disha Patani helped him learn Hindi for 'Girgit'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Disha Patani's friend and gym trainer Aleksandar Ilic is all set for his acting debut in the upcoming web series 'Girgit'. He will be seen as an Israeli guy 'Moshe' who is based in India and speaks Hindi.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Modi praises BJP, BJS workers for stellar role in nation building
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed the BJP and Bharatiya Jan Sangh (BJS) activisits for their stellar role in nation building which helped the saffron party earn the trust of the people, who in turn, voted it to power.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After Varanasi, Priyanka to address rally Gorakhpur
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) After addressing a rally at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will address a rally on October 31 in Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's home turf, Gorakhpur.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
All UPI money transfers, offline, online payments on PhonePe are free
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India's leading digital payments platform PhonePe on Tuesday clarified that all UPI money transfers, offline and online payments (across UPI, wallet, credit and debit cards), on the payment app are free, and they will continue to be free for all users.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kapil Sharma to introduce new Augmented Reality character on his show
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Popular comedian Kapil Sharma has joined hands with Snap Inc to revolutionise Indian television as 'The Kapil Sharma Show' is all set to introduce a new character 'Chedulal'. What's special is that this character will be brought to life using the innovative Augmented Reality (AR) technology. The show has exclusively adapted Snap Inc's 'Teeth' lens for the character of 'Chedulal'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid more likely to cause rare brain complications than vax: Study
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Getting Covid infection increases the risk of rare neurological complications in people more than the vaccines, according to a new study.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Sri Lanka re-opens primary schools
Colombo, Oct 26 (IANS) Primary schools across Sri Lanka have reopened after being shut for months due to a rapid spread of Covid-19, officials said here.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Current & future sentiment scores at historic high: Knight Frank-FICCI-NAREDCO report
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The 30th Edition of Knight Frank-FICCI-NAREDCO Real Estate Sentiment Index Q3 2021 (July - September 2021) has cited that both the current and future sentiments of real estate sector have improved across all parameters in Q3 2021, on account of the economic recovery in the making.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sunny Deol recalls working with dad Dharmendra as 'Indian' completes 20 yrs
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sunny Deol has recalled shooting for the 2001 movie 'Indian' in which he played the role of 'DCP Rajshekhar Azad'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indonesian Prez calls for implementation of ASEAN travel corridor
Jakarta, Oct 26 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called on Southeast Asian countries to accelerate the implementation of a regional travel corridor.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
HP launches 'Smart Tank' series printers in India
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) PC and printer maker HP on Tuesday introduced three new ink tank printers under HP Smart Tank 700 series in the Indian market.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Chiranjeevi lends his voice for Krishna Vamsi's 'Rangamarthanda'
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Telugu director Krishna Vamsi, who wrapped up shooting for his upcoming directorial 'Rangamarthanda', has given a 'mega' update. As he starts dubbing for 'Rangamarthanda', he has roped in megastar Chiranjeevi to lend his voice.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Future health depends on radical change in digital technologies: Report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The digital transformation can improve health for all people around the world.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
NPPA fixes price for 12 anti-diabetic generic medicines
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Tuesday fixed the ceiling prices for 12 anti-diabetic generic medicines.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
B Praak overwhelmed with his win at National Film Awards
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) B Praak won the coveted title for the Best Male Playback Singer for his song 'Teri Mitti' at the 67th National Film Awards. While it is a surreal moment for him, it is also overwhelming as he finds himself in the company of his fellow winners.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC seeks UP govt reply in lynching FIR, directs protection of witnesses
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a separate report from the Uttar Pradesh Police on investigation in the second FIR in Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which four persons, including a journalist, were killed. The top court also ordered protection of witnesses in the case.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Bigg Boss Telugu 5': Singer Sreerama Chandra's sacrifice
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5' is now one of the most-watched Television shows in the Telugu states. With the game getting intense day by day, the show is grabbing much attention. After actress Priya got eliminated from the reality show, the nominations were too emotional for the inmates to handle.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Ex-New Zealand great warns Williamson about Pak, says 'The bear is angry'
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) Former New Zealand cricketer Ian Smith is predicting a fiery clash between the Black Caps and Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game later on Tuesday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium after the events of the last month.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Emilia Clarke, Chiwetel Ejiofor land lead roles in sci-fi rom-com
Los Angeles, Oct 26 (IANS) Emilia Clarke, who essayed the character of Daenerys Targaryen on 'Game of Thrones' and got four Emmy nominations for it, and BAFTA winner Chiwetel Ejiofor ('12 Years A Slave') are to appear together in 'The Pod Generation', a sci-fi romantic comedy to be directed by the French-American director Sophie Barthes, reports 'Variety'.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
11 Afghans arrested in Nepal for illegal entry
Kathmandu, Oct 26 (IANS) The Nepal Police have arrested 11 Afghan nationals suspected of entering the illegally entering the Himalayan nation via India.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
SL to launch tourism promotion campaigns in 5 countries
Colombo, Oct 26 (IANS) Sri Lankan Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said the government will launch a special tourism promotion program in five countries, including India, to boost the Covid-battered sector.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
2 dead, several injured in US mall shooting
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Two people were killed and several others injured, including a police officer, in a shooting incident at a shopping mall in the US state of Idaho, local authorities said.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Glenmark launches diabetic drug
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Pharma major Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited on Tuesday said it has launched a fixed dose combination drug for Type 2 diabetes.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Health/Medicine
Bihar man shot dead in honour killing case
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) In a case of honour killing, a man was shot dead in Bihar's east Champaran district, police sid
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
KTR digs Modi's old video on LPG price hike to target BJP
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president K.T. Rama Rao on Tuesday posted on Twitter an old video of Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the price hike of cooking gas to appeal to voters to vote against the BJP in Huzurabad by-election.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Lee defends Warner, says SRH player was not allowed to go to the ground in IPL
Sydney, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Australian pace bowler Brett Lee has come to the aid of embattled country-mate David Warner, saying that the veteran opening batsman was "poorly treated" throughout the Indian Premier League by his franchise, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
2021-10-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Twitter working on blockchain-linked 'Collectibles' tab
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is working on a tab that shows off a user's NFT collection, and it is beginning to look a lot more complete.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
YouTube launches 'New to you' feature to expand content discovery
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) YouTube has started rolling out a redesignated "New to you" tab on its platform to enable users to explore content that is not a part of usual recommendations that show up on the home feed.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rs 1,000-crore 'extorted' from Bollywood in Mumbai, Maldives, claims Nawab Malik
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) In another sensational disclosure, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) national spokesperson and Minister Nawab Malik on Tuesday said at least an amount of Rs 1,000-crore has been 'extorted' in Mumbai and Maldives from Bollywood personalities.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
China's first underwater explosion test to attack enemy ports
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind in China, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently conducted an underwater explosion test which simulated an attack on a hostile high-piled wharf, the Global Times reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,International
Pak inflation breaks 70-yr record during Imran Khan's tenure
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Inflation in Pakistan has reached its highest levels in 70 years during the three-year tenure of the Imran Khan-led government, with food prices doubling, while the prices of ghee, oil, sugar, flour and poultry have reached historic levels, The News International reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pakistan police laments govt surrender to TLP
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The police in Pakistan's Punjab province has resented the federal governments decision to once again go soft on the proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) by announcing the release of hundreds of its workers and withdrawing cases against others, Dawn news reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
China comes under attack in WTO for breaking rules
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) The US and a number of its closest allies have used a periodic review of Chinas trade policy by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to vent their anger at Beijings unwillingness to conform with rules meant to establish a level playing field for all participants in the global exchange of goods and services, VOA reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, China,International
After leaving Scotland in a spin, Afghanistan want to demolish Pakistan
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) With Afghanistan's Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman leaving Scotland in a spin during the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game on Monday evening, Naveen ul-Haq said that his side will fancy their chances against Pakistan when the neighbours clash on October 29.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Granite stones sent to Ayodhya from K'taka for construction of Ram temple
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The first batch of five trucks carrying granite stones to be laid at the foundation of Ram temple has been dispatched from Karnataka's Sadahalli village and will reach Ayodhya in eight days.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
No Covid cases found in N.Korea despite tests: WHO
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) North Korea has conducted coronavirus tests on around 42,000 people but no person was found to be infected by the virus, a World Health Organization (WHO) report revealed on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Massive losses in Asia due to cyclones, floods, drought in 2020
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Last year in Asia, tropical cyclones, floods and droughts induced an estimated average annual loss (AAL) of several hundred billion dollars, with a latest report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) estimating the losses at approximately $238 billion in China, $87 billion in India and $83 billion in Japan.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
10 TN Cong leaders to attend 4-day training session in Gujarat
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Congress Committee will depute ten of its state-level functionaries for a four-day training camp at Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat to be held from November 12- 15.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Apple to see significant Mac chip improvements every 2 years
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Apple will see significant chip improvements every two years eith Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), as it launched M1 Pro and M1 Max chips for advanced Macs this month, according to a new report.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Unesco delegation visits Visva-Bharati
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) A Unesco delegation visited Visva-Bharati to assess technical details on the basis of an application by the authorities to include the national university established by Rabindranath Tagore in the World Heritage Site list.
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books
Latvian national approaches Kerala HC for speedy trial in rape and murder of sister
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) The sister of Latvian national who was allegedly drugged, raped and then killed at the famed Kovalam tourist destination three years ago, has approached the Kerala High Court as the trial in the case is yet to begin.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yes, Pakistan will have that extra motivation to clip the Kiwis' wings: Sana Mir
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan woman cricketer Sana Mir feels the Babar Azam-led side will be extra motivated when it takes on New Zealand in the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game later on Tuesday after the Black Caps cancelled their white-ball tour hours before the opening ODI in Rawalpindi last month and flew out citing "security concerns".
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Samsung heir Lee fined $60K for illegal use of propofol
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong was sentenced to a 70 million won ($60,055) fine on Tuesday for illegally using propofol, an anesthetic medication, dozens of times over a period of years.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
S.Korean gov't to temporarily cut fuel taxes by 20%
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) The South Korean government will temporarily cut fuel taxes by 20 per cent starting next month to cope with inflation concerns amid rising oil prices, the chief policy maker of the ruling Democratic Party (DP) said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Brendan 'George of the Jungle' Fraser to play Firefly in 'Batgirl'
Los Angeles, Oct. Oct 26 (IANS) Brendan Fraser, who faded out from Hollywood after 'George of the Jungle' and 'The Mummy', has been cast in DC's upcoming 'Batgirl' movie. He will play the villainous Firefly, a sociopath with a passion for pyrotechnics, opposite Leslie Grace, reports 'Variety'.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
TN to focus more on Covid vaccination, dengue control measures
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) The health department of Tamil Nadu will now focus more on increasing Covid-19 vaccination, as well as taking measures to control a dengue fever outbreak in the state after cases were reported in Chennai and adjoining districts.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Tesla opens first overseas vehicle R&D center in Shanghai
Shanghai, Oct 26 (IANS) Tesla has opened its research and development innovation center, the first of its kind among the electric car company's overseas facilities and a Gigafactory data center in Shanghai.
2021-10-26
Category: International, China,Technology
5 civilians injured in mysterious explosion in J&K's Bandipora
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Five civilians were injured on Tuesday in a mysterious explosion in J&K's Bandipora district.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Relief for consumers as fuel rates unchanged for 2nd day
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for a second consecutive day on Tuesday, providing relief to consumers after the rates spiked to historic highs almost everyday for the past couple of months.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amarinder may launch political party on Wednesday
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh may announce the launch of his own political party on Wednesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Lalu calls Bihar CM Nitish as 'most arrogant'
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday targeted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said that he was the most arrogant person in the country.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
150% increase in usage of Teams by frontline workers: Microsoft
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Microsoft Teams platform has witnessed a 150 per cent increase in its usage among frontline workers over the last year, the company announced.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Canada, Germany outline $100 bn annual climate finance roadmap
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Canada and Germany have published a 'Delivery Plan', commissioned by the incoming UN Climate Conference (COP26) President, that outlines how developed countries plan to meet their joint commitment of mobilising $100 billion in climate finance annually from 2020 to 2025.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
Prabhas' mythological drama readies for a wrap
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Tollywood's superhero Prabhas' upcoming mythological drama 'Adipurush' is among the most-anticipated movies in recent times. Touted to be a visual extravaganza, the movie is expected to be a treat for VFX fans.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Stalker hacks woman to death, refuses to leave body
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) A woman was hacked to death by her stalker in Rajasthan's Ahor area, who then refused to leave the dismembered body, and kept hugging it, the police said on Tuesday, adding that the accused has been arrested.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
YouTube to demonetise low-quality kids' videos from Nov
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube has warned creators that it will start demonetising kids channels on its platform that produce low-quality videos.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Bunty Aur Babli 2' debutante Sharvari had her PC moment on sets
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Apart from unleashing nostalgia, the trailer of 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' has caught the audiences attention because of its new Babli, Sharvari. It also shows the actress donning a sexy metallic bikini and walking into the frame leaving the waves behind which in a way, reminded the audience of Priyanka Chopra Jonas' beach look from 'Dostana'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
S.Korea, Philippines ink free trade deal
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) South Korea has inked a free trade agreement with the Philippines in a move expected to bolster ties with the Southeast Asian nation and help diversify Seoul's trade portfolio, the Trade Ministry said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Right food can help beat depression, say nutritionists
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Eating the right food can help beat depression effectively during difficult times, say nutritionists.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
West Indies' 'famed' hard hitters hoping to fire up campaign vs SA
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Both South Africa and West Indies would be looking for a 'fresh start' in the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game after the ignominy of losing the opening matches in bizarre fashion to Australia and England respectively.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
K'taka sexual harassment case: Law graduate student alleges foul play, accused not held yet
Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 26 (IANS) A case of sexual harassment filed by a law graduate student in Mangaluru city of Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district took a new turn as activists and the victim suspect foul play in the probe by state police.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New Asian gas projects create $379 bn stranded asset risk: Report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A planned $379 billion expansion of gas infrastructure in Asia risks becoming stranded assets as the world turns away from fossil fuels, a new report by the San Francisco-based Global Energy Monitor (GEM) said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
India logs 12,428 new Covid cases, lowest in 238 days
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India registered 12,428 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest in 238 days, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Apple iOS 14 privacy changes hitting us hard: Mark Zuckerberg
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has once again slammed Apple for its App Store policies, saying the iOS privacy changes are negatively affecting its business.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Europe's biggest ultra-low emission zone comes into force in London
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Europe's biggest ultra-low emission zone, spanning about 380 square km of London, has come into operation.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook reports bumper Q3 sales at $29 bn as scrutiny grows
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Amid intense scrutiny from governments the world over, especially in theAUS, Facebook has reported a bumper third quarter (Q3) revenue at $29 billion -- up 35 per cent (on-year) -- and $28.3 billion came from ad revenue.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Huawei's HarmonyOS-powered EV to launch later this year
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei has announced that it will start the production and delivery for a small batch of Arcfox Alpha S electric vehicles in the fourth quarter of this year.
2021-10-26
Category: International, China,Technology
Yogi govt defends anti-conversion law in court
Prayagraj, Oct 26 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has strongly defended the anti-conversion law in its affidavit filed before the Allahabad High Court, stating that "since marriage is being used as an instrument to convert an individual's religion against his/her will, the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act, 2021 seeks to remedy the malady".
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Will anger and revenge be on Pakistan's mind when they take on New Zealand?
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) The manner in which the Babar Azam-led Pakistan crushed India in their opening game of the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' would have given the Kane Williamson-led New Zealand a fair idea about what to expect when the two sides meet at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium later on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
FIR against students for raising pro-Pak slogans in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police have registered FIRs against students of two medical colleges in Srinagar city for raising pro-Pakistan slogans on World Cup T20 victory of Pakistan over India.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'COP26 should be for delivery of concrete actions on finance, technology transfer'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Days ahead of the COP26, India has yet again reiterated that efforts to avoid emissions during development process are tied to the availability and level of international financing and technology transfer since most of the developing countries still face complex developmental challenges.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Four killed after fire breaks out in Delhi building
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Four members of a family died on Tuesday after a fire erupted in a multi-storey building in Delhi's Old Seemapuri area, fire officials said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Blackmailed by classmate, UP girl ends life
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 26 (IANS) A Class 11 girl committed suicide by hanging at her house in Deoria after she was allegedly blackmailed by her male classmate.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minimum temperatures drop in J&K, Ladakh; Drass freezes at minus 10.4
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Minimum temperatures continued to drop in J&K and Ladakh on Tuesday with Drass town of Kargil district recording minus 10.4 as the night's lowest temperature.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Incumbent Uzbek Prez wins 2nd term with 80.1% votes
Tashkent, Oct 26 (IANS) Uzbekistan's incumbent President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been re-elected for a second term in office with 80.1 per cent of the votes cast in the October 24 election, the country's Central Election Commission (CEC) announced.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Politics
Delhi-NCR wakes up to clear sky, AQI 'satisfactory'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi-NCR woke up to a clear sky on Tuesday morning with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) recording a maximum temperature at 29 degrees Celsius and minimum at 16 degrees Celsius. The national capital's Air Quality Index (AQI) has also improved to the 'satisfactory' category.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
FDA advisors to rule on Pfizer vax in younger children
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Advisors to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are set for a key meeting on Tuesday on whether to recommend the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged between 5 to 11, as experts have predicted that younger kids will be eligible for the jab by early November.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Berrettini secures ATP Finals berth alongside Djokovic and Medvedev
Turin, Oct 26 (IANS) Italy's Matteo Berrettini will make his second Nitto ATP Finals appearance after becoming the sixth singles player to qualify for the 2021 season finale, to be held at the Pala Alpitour in Turin from November 14-21.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
UP: Top executive ends life after tiff with wife
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) A deputy general manager of a top multinational company, allegedly shot himself at his flat in Sushant Golf City.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP govt sounds alert on Zika virus
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has sounded an alert on Zika virus in the state and issued an advisory after the first case was detected in Kanpur over the weekend.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
New Akhara Parishad chief announces support to BJP, irks many
Prayagraj, Oct 26 (IANS) The newly elected president of the Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), Mahant Ravindra Puri of Niranjani Akhara, has announced that "ABAP would put all its weight behind the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to ensure its win in the UP and Uttarakhand polls and Yogi Adityanath is the chief minister again." However, this has irked many other Mahants.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Zoom's live captioning feature now available to all users
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Video conferencing app Zoom has announced that it is adding live closed captioning service from the paid version of its video conferencing software to all of its free users.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Amit Shah on 2-day UP visit from Oct 29
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Lucknow from October 29 during which he will flag off a mega membership drive of the BJP and hold discussions on poll preparations.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ex-AG Mukul Rohatgi to appear for Aryan Khan in Bombay HC
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) In a significant development, former Attorney General of India (AGI) Mukul Rohatgi is expected to appear for Aryan Khan's bail plea, scheduled to come up before the Bombay High Court, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Barca fans spit at coach Koeman's vehicle, club forced to issue statement
Madrid, Oct 26 (IANS) FC Barcelona have issued a statement condemning an ugly incident which saw fans surround the car being driven by coach Ronald Koeman after his side's 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in Sunday's (October 24)'Clasico'.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
US suspends economic aid to Sudan after coup
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US has suspended $700 million in economic aid to Sudan after the military forces arrested civilian leaders, including Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, and declared a coup in the North African nation.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Tikait seeks more compensation for Dalit family
Agra, Oct 26 (IANS) Bhartiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait has now demanded an additional compensation of Rs 40 lakh for the kin of Dalit sanitation worker Arun Valmiki, who allegedly died in police custody recently.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
HC asks K'taka govt to initiate action against hospitals for overcharging Covid patients
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Karnataka High Court has directed the government to publish advertisements in newspapers and put information on the website of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to facilitate people to lodge complaints against private hospitals which have charged excess fees for the Covid treatment.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chinese FM meets Taliban's Acting Deputy PM in Doha
Doha, Oct 26 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a meeting Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's Acting Deputy Prime Minister, in the Qatari capital of Doha, marking the first face-to-face talks between the two sides since the takeover of Afghanistan by the group.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Qatar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Facebook to spend $10bn this year on its metaverse division
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook said it will spend more than $10 billion to build out its vision for "metaverse" -- a new phase of interconnected virtual experiences using technologies like Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR)
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 244 mn
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 244 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.95 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.83 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Determination of security forces makes people feel secure: Amit Shah
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah told a Sainik Sammelan here that it is the determination of the country's security forces that makes people feel secure when they go to sleep.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Goa to miss Oct-end deadline for 2nd Covid vax dose
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) Goa may not be in a position to complete its target of 100 per cent coverage of the second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by October 31, even as health officials in the state have planned a mammoth outreach programme to complete the deadline by November-end.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi University issues special cut-off list
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi University has released a special cut-off list only for a few eligible students, an official said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Goa mulling law for bars to arrange drivers for tipsy customers
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) Bars in Goa may soon have to make licenced drivers available to tipsy customers in an effort to curb drunk driving accidents in the coastal state, according to a new law which is being mulled by the state Transport Ministry.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
The sitar chose me: Anupama Bhagwat
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) She has always believed that nobody chooses music, or a particular instrument -- rather, but it chooses us. In this sense, the instrument is an extension -- a deep spiritual companion of a musician's being. "They tend to develop a deep bond with their instruments, and I also try to have a conversation with my sitar," says one of India's few woman sitar players, Anupama Bhagwat.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
'Window for Iran nuclear talks won't be open forever'
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley has said that the efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal are "in a critical phase," reiterating the negotiation window to revive the deal will not be open forever.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Midnight drama in Lucknow over Gosavi's 'surrender'
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Lucknow witnessed high drama around midnight on Monday when Kiran Gosavi, the private detective from Mumbai who made headlines with his selfie with Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan after his arrest by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), announced that he would surrender at Mandiaon police station 'any moment.'
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Spain's Covid cases top 5 million
Madrid, Oct 26 (IANS) The cumulative number of Covid-19 cases in Spain passed the 5-million mark on Monday after the country's Ministry of Health confirmed 4,485 new cases.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
Chhattisgarh to celebrate National Tribal Dance Festival
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Under the Tourism Development plan of Government of Chhattisgarh, a three-day National Tribal Dance Festival will be held in Raipur from October 28-30 at the Science College Ground.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Ahead of bumper Q3, in UK testimony whistleblower Haugen tears into Facebook 97% hate speech claim
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Whistleblower Frances Haugen began her 158-minute testimony before British parliamentarians on Monday stating that the Facebook transparency report inflates, multiple times over, hate speech it actually takes down.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
16 sent to custody for vandalising Chittagong Durga Puja venue
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh's Chittagong court on Monday sent, to one day police custody, 16 accused in a case filed over vandalising a Durga Puja mandap and attacking police personnel.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Pakistan have come to T20 World Cup full of confidence, says Williamson
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson thinks that Pakistan have come with full confidence to the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. He added that Pakistans 10-wicket thrashing of India on Sunday in Dubai was a proof of why the 2009 champions are deemed as one of the favourites in the competition. New Zealand kick-start their campaign in the tournament against Pakistan in a Group 2 match at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bihar govt will fall after the bypoll results, says RJD leader
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) RJD MP Manoj Jha on Monday claimed that the NDA government in Bihar will fall soon after the results of the October 30 by-elections come on November 2.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
ED attaches assets of over Rs 6.8 cr of former Bhagalpur ADM
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said that it has provisionally attached assets worth Rs 6,84,93,361 of former Additional District Magistrate (ADM), Bhagalpur, Jayshree Thakur and her family members under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, in a disproportionate assets case.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL: Staggering amounts for new teams has cricket world in awe
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) the cricket world reacted with surprise and awe at the staggering amount bid for the two new teams in the India Premier League (IPL), acknowledging that the Indian league has cemented its place as the most successful T20 event in the world.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Trinamool, BJP blame each other for rising fuel prices
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) With prices of both petrol and diesel crossing the century mark, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP, seeking to get mileage before the bypolls to four Assembly constituencies in the state, are blaming each other for the uncontrolled rise of prices.
2021-10-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SII seeks regular marketing authorisation for Covishield from DCGI
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday sought regular marketing authorisation for Covid vaccine, Covishield from Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI).
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Big fossil fuel companies' claim of carbon neutral products nothing but greenwashing
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Scores of big-ticket fossil fuel companies making claims of carbon-neutral products and dispatching them to markets as diverse as the UK, China, Japan, Mexico and India, in reality are little more than marketing gimmicks and amount to greenwashing, a new investigative report has claimed.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
BJP, AAP and Congress' politics over Chhath Puja celebrations
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of MCD polls in Delhi, three political parties -- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress (INC) seem to have picked up their political issue to woo Purvanchal community by indulging into a row over Chhath Puja festival.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NSE registered investor base crosses 5 cr unique investors
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange of India's unique registered investors base crossed the 5 crore count on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Former TN minister Vijayabhaskar appears before Vigilance
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Senior AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Transport Minister, M.R. Vijayabhaskar on Monday appeared before the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti- Corruption (DVAC) in a case related to a disproportionate asset case against him.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Party leadership to decide on Sasikala's AIADMK entry: Panneerselvam
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) In contrast to the avowed position of AIADMK's senior leadership that V.K. Sasikala will not be permitted entry, party's senior-most functionary and former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Monday said that a decision on this would be taken by senior leaders at party headquarters.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: We also see it as a concern, says Rabada on SA batting
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada admitted that his team sees their batting as a concern but added that the last thing which was needed was just bickering about it. The Proteas are looking to bounce back from their five-wicket loss in a thrilling match to Australia when they face defending champions West Indies at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pollution board's decision to ban crackers will be reviewed: Assam CM
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma publicly criticised a Pollution Control Board (PCB) notification banning the bursting and sale of all kinds of fire crackers except green crackers during the festive season.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
TN 'man-eater' tiger critical at K'taka rehabilitation centre
Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) The alleged man-eater tiger captured in Tamil Nadu and later sent to Mysuru Chamundi Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre is in critical state after surgery, sources said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha to complete reservation of seats for 105 ULBs by Dec 13
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) The Odisha government has asked all district collectors to complete delimitation of wards and reservation of seats in 105 municipalities and NACs by December 13 this year.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
K'taka partners with US varsity for higher education under NEP
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) In a first of its kind in the country to internationalize higher education as per New Education Policy-2020, an 'Integrated Twinning Program' for Polytechnic students in Tourism and Hospitality and 'Cyber Security' by the Department of Collegiate and Technical Education (GoK) in partnership with Montgomery County Community College, Pennsylvania, USA was unveiled on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Oppn demands Goa CM's resignation over ex-Guv's graft claims
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) The Opposition in Goa on Monday has demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, after former Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik said that there was rampant corruption "in everything" in the coastal state.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Indian forces to join B'desh Victory Day celebrations on Dec 16
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) An Indian armed forces contingent and bands of both army and navy will participate in "Bangladesh Victory Day Celebrations" in Dhaka on December 16, it was announced on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Bangladesh,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
T20 World Cup: Batters, Mujeeb star in Afghanistan's 130-run rout of Scotland (ld)
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) A collective batting effort followed by a masterly five-wicket haul from Mujeeb Ur Rahman meant that Afghanistan annihilated Scotland by 130 runs in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Overarchingly private..': SC quashes criminal proceedings against SC/ST Act accused
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the criminal proceedings against a man convicted under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aryan case probe official Wankhede reaches Delhi, denies being 'summoned'
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, who led the cruise drug bust relating to superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan but now faces bribe allegations, reached Delhi on Monday evening but denied that he had been summoned by any agency.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tech park to be set up in Mysuru, says K'taka Minister
Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) Technology park will be set up in Mysuru in the building which belongs to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) and required land for expansion of Mysuru airport will be provided immediately, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, the Minister for IT/BT and S&T stated on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Mujeeb scalps five as Afghanistan thrash Scotland by 130 runs
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Mujeeb Ur Rahman scalped a five-for as Afghanistan dismantled Scotland by 130 runs in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Mor gives India winning start at Men's World Boxing
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's Rohit Mor defeated Olympian Jean Caicedo 5-0 in the 57kg opening round match to give India a winning start at the 2021 AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Politics
Special incentive for mega investment in textile sector in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) The Odisha government is in discussion over a special incentive package for mega investment in textile and apparel including technical textile sector, said State Industries Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Musk-run Tesla hits $1 trillion market cap for first time
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Elon Musk-run electric car company Tesla on Monday hit the $1 trillion market cap for the first time.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi receives second-highest annual rainfall in 121 yrs
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Delhi has received its second highest annual rainfall in 121 years, since 1933, as on till October 25, according to the Safdarjung Airport Observatory.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Assam CM urges those who crossed 17 years to get jabbed
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that the Union Health Ministry has allowed vaccination of those who cross 17 years of age against Covid-19 and urged the people to curb further spread of the infectious disease by taking all measures including inoculation.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Updated NDCs still nowhere near Paris target: UNFCCC
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With less than a week to go for the COP26, the updated synthesis report of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) shows that for all available NDCs of all 192 parties taken together, there would be a sizable increase, of about 16 per cent, in global GHG emissions in 2030 compared to 2010.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Election Commission crossing limits, says Telangana CM
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday slammed the Election Commission for its restrictions on his public meeting in poll-bound Huzurabad Assembly constituency, saying it was crossing limits.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Search on for 15-yr boy dragged into river by croc in K'taka
Uttara Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 25 (IANS) The search by the forest department, police and fire personnel continued on Monday for the 15-year boy who went missing after a crocodile dragged him into Kali River in Dandeli town in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. The search operations will resume on Tuesday morning.
2021-10-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Holder Ma Long, Xu Xin to miss World TT Championships
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) World champion Ma Long, Xu Xin, and Liu Shiwen have withdrawn from the Houston World Table Tennis Championships, according to the roster announced by China's national table tennis team on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Controversy on BSF's jurisdiction extension unwarranted, say experts
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Opposing the Ministry of Home Affairs' latest decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Assam, West Bengal and Punjab, the experts say that it was unwarranted, uncalled for and seems to be political.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
DoT notifies amendment for AGR dues
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications on Monday notified the amendment to the Unified Licence Agreement for calculation of Adjusted Gross Revenue for computation of licence fee.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SBI, UCO Bank agree to invest Rs 450 crore in Amrapali projects, SC told
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday was told that the State Bank of India (SBI) and the UCO Bank have agreed to invest Rs 450 crore in Amrapali projects, but other banks, who were part of a consortium, are delaying the process.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Right-wing groups' object to 'Ashram' title, shooting continues
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) Film actor Bobby Deol starrer web-series Ashram-3 landed in a controversy on the second day of its shooting after a group of right-wing outfit, Bajrang Dal vandalised the set and threw ink on its director Prakash Jha in Bhopal.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
K'taka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill gets governor's nod
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) The Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021, aimed to put a brake on demolition of temples built on public property in the wake of the Supreme Court order, got the consent of Governor Thaawar Chand Gehlot on Monday, the sources at Governor's office stated.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
After 20 months, 100% Mumbai suburban trains to run from Oct 28
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major development, the Central Railway and Western Railway will resume 100 percent suburban services operations from October 28 for the millions of commuters in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Four things we learned from weekend football action in Spain
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) Real Madrid beat FC Barcelona in the 'Clasico' in the Camp Nou Stadium, while Real Sociedad remain top of the La Liga after a thrilling 2-2 draw away to reigning champions Atletico Madrid. Here are some things we learned from La Liga this weekend.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Corporates with deep pockets bag IPL's Lucknow, Ahmedabad franchises
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The next edition of IPL will see two new corporates with deep pockets enter the league WITH new teams.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Sports
Pandemic claimed 23 lakh restaurant jobs, but tripled delivery business: NRAI
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) It is common knowledge that the restaurant sector was severely impacted by the first and second lockdowns triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, but now the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), the trade body that represents the industry, has put numbers to the story.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NCDC report on Covid variant AY.4 in India raises concern
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The National Centre for Disease Control genome sequencing report which has found Delta variant sub-lineage cases in India has raised concern.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Unitech probe: Delhi Police carries out raids at 37 locations
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has conducted search and seizure operations at thirty-seven different locations in the national capital and neighbouring Haryana and Rajasthan, in connection with a probe into Unitech Ltd owners, Ramesh Chandra, Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
T20 World Cup: Collective batting effort takes Afghanistan to imposing 190/4
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) A collective effort from their batters took Afghanistan to an imposing 190/4 in 20 overs against Scotland in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat to bring drastic improvement in education, startup policies
Gandhinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Gujarat Education Minister Jitu Vaghani on Monday said that the state government is going to bring drastic changes and improvement in the policies related to education and startups and told the students that India was indeed on its way to becoming the 'Vishwaguru' (world leader).
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
RPSG and CVC Capitals win Lucknow, Ahmedabad bids for new IPL teams (ld)
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced that RPSG Ventures Ltd. and Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners) have won the ownership rights of Lucknow and Ahmedabad teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The RPSG Ventures Ltd. were awarded Lucknow as their home base with a winning bid of a whopping Rs 7,090 crore. CVC Capital Partners took Ahmedabad as its home base with a second-highest bid of Rs 5,625 crore.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Will Modi government condemn those trolling Shami, asks Owaisi
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday asked BJP government at the Centre if it condemns those trolling Indian pacer Mohammad Shami on social media following India's defeat at the hands of Pakistan in Sunday's Twenty20 World Cup match.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Sports
No peace would prevail in Nepal if India not positive: Prachanda
Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Monday said that it would not have been possible to restore peace in Nepal if India was not positive.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bihar governor voices concern over poor condition of roads
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) After Opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav, Bihar governor Phagu Chauhan raised concern over the poor condition of roads in the state.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Facebook removes online abuse hurled at Mohammed Shami
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) After pacer Mohammed Shami faced online abuse following India's defeat to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match, Facebook on Monday said that it quickly removed the comments that hurled abuse at him.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Technology
Dependent mother-in-law can seek compensation in accident cases, rules SC
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said a mother-in-law, who is residing with her son-in-law, is a legal representative under the provision of the Motor Vehicles Act, and entitled to maintain a claim petition, as it said that the Act is a benevolent legislation enacted for the object of providing monetary relief to the victims or their families.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
T20 World Cup: It's going to be another big game, says Philander ahead of Pak v NZ
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistans bowling consultant Vernon Philander has said that Tuesday's match against New Zealand in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup will be another big game for his team. He added that the talk in the team on Monday was about putting Sunday's ten-wicket win against India behind and focusing on the match against New Zealand in Sharjah.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
70 years ago, elections started in India on Oct 25,1951
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The election process started in the country 70 years ago on October 25, 1951 and the results were declared in 1952 under the Indian Constitution. It was the first election to the Lok Sabha after independence in August 1947. Elections to most of the state assemblies were also held simultaneously.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2nd standard K'taka girl makes video appeal to CM to fix potholes
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) A seven year girl, studying in second standard in Bengaluru has made a video appeal to Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to end pothole menace in Bengaluru. She also offered her pocket money for filling up roads ridden with potholes.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Impressive Advani, Mehta qualify for World Snooker Championships
Mumbai: Indian No. 2 Pankaj Advani (PSPB) stamped his supremacy with an impressive win against National Champion Aditya Mehta in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament here on Monday, as both clinched their spots in the upcoming World Snooker Championships.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi logs 27 fresh Covid cases, infection rate at 0.06%
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The national capital reported 27 fresh cases of Covid on Monday, taking its tally at 14,39,630, while there was no fatality for the third day now, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Petition filed over NBW against Telugu writer Varavara Rao
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) Revolutionary Telugu poet Varavara Rao's counsel has filed a petition before the Karnataka High Court pleading to set aside the non bailable warrant (NBW) against him by the lower court in connection with the police massacre case of 2005.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mumbai's local train services at 100% from Oct 28
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major development, the Central Railway and Western Railway will resume 100 per cent suburban services operations from October 28 for millions of commuters in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Centre seeks report on action taken against edible oil hoarders
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Centre's Department of Food and Public Distribution on Monday asked states and Union Territories to furnish details of the action taken against the hoarders of stocks of edible oils beyond prescribed limits as per its letters and reminders regarding the same, an official statement said.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Restoration of PRC's lawful seat in UN opens new chapter in global governance'
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) Fifty years ago, the People's Republic of China (PRC) restored its lawful seat at the United Nations. "This historical event, in keeping with the times, marked the beginning of a new era in global governance," UN Assistant Secretary-General Xu Haoliang told Xinhua in a recent interview.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
50 years on, China remains committed to advancing UN cause
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) Five decades ago, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted to restore all lawful rights of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the United Nations, opening a new era of interaction between the Asian country and the world body.
2021-10-25
Category: International, China,Politics
PIL in Delhi HC seeks evacuation of stranded Indian, Afghan nationals
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the government to evacuate and bring to India 227 Indian and Afghan nationals belonging to Hindu, and Sikh communities stranded in Afghanistan and facing threats to their lives and properties from the Taliban.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Indus Towers' YoY Q2FY22 net profit rises 38%
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Passive telecom infrastructure provider Indus Towers on Monday reported a year-on-year rise of 38 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the second quarter ended September 30.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anti-terror operation continues for 15th day in J&K's Poonch-Rajouri
Jammu, Oct 25 (IANS) The anti-terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir's twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri continued on 15th consecutive day on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
SpiceJet will launch 28 new domestic flights from Oct 31
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet on Monday said it will launch 28 new domestic flights from October 31.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tata Group enters into SPA for Air India stake purchase
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Conglomerate Tata Group on Monday entered into a share purchase agreement with the Central government for buying out the latter's stake in national carrier Air India, Air India Express, and AISATS.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Women's national hockey: Reshma scores seven as Jharkhand win 28-0
Jhansi, Oct 25 (IANS) Hockey Reshma Soreng scored seven goals while Pramila Soreng andAlbela Rani Toppo scored five goals each as Hockey Jharkhand thrashed Hockey Andaman & Nicobar 28-0 in a totally one-sided match at the 11th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2021 here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Congress leader's phone tapping charge baseless: Telangana DGP
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Telangana's Director General of Police, M. Mahender Reddy on Monday dismissed the allegations by state Congress chief A. Revanth Reddy that phones of the police chief and ministers are being tapped.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
IPL: RPSG Group bags Lucknow, CVC Capital gets Ahmedabad team
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Finally the wait is over, two new teams have been added to the cash-awash Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai Police give protection to NCB witness Prabhakar Sail
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Taking cognisance of alleged threats to his life after his revelations, the Mumbai Police on Monday granted protection to the Narcotics Control Bureau's "Pancha Witness" Prabhakar Sail, officials said here.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Wankhede leaves for Delhi amid bribe allegations, NCB to initiate probe
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A three-member team led by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede, who led the cruise ship drug bust involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, left for Delhi on Monday amid bribe allegations against him. Meanwhile, the NCB vigilance unit head DDG NR Gyaneshwar Singh said that the agency will initiate an inquiry into the allegations of 'extortion' made by an independent witness in the drug case.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sexual assault case: SC notice to Bengal govt on BJP leaders' plea
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the West Bengal government and a woman complainant on a plea by senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya and others in a case of gang rape.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Banking stocks power equity indices' rise; Sensex closes 145 pts higher (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) India's key equity indices - S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 - made gains on Monday on the back of healthy buying in banking stocks, as well as, better-than-expected quarterly results.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hotel body seeks SEBI's intervention to suspend Oyo's IPO, reject DHRP
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI) has written to market regulator SEBI urging it to reject the DRHP and suspend the proposed Initial Public Offer of hospitality major Oyo.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Madras HC reserves judgment on Vijay's plea to expunge adverse remarks
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Monday reserved judgment on the plea by Tamil superstar C. Joseph Vijay that an adverse observation made by a single judge's bench of the court against him be expunged from records.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kejriwal attends Saryu Aarti in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday participated in the Saryu aarti in Ayodhya.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Sex racket running in guise of consultancy firm busted in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) Odisha Police have busted a sex racket allegedly being run in the guise of a consultancy centre in Bhubaneswar city and rescued four girls, a police official said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New Punjab Cong In charge's first task to settle internal rift
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The newly appointed Congress In charge of Punjab, Harish Chaudhary has his task cut out -- to deal with the internal rift in the state unit which has again erupted after Congress Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari trained guns at state president Navjot Singh Sidhu and former state In charge Harish Rawat.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Duty, taxes to lift solar tariffs to Rs 2.6 per unit next fiscal
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Solar tariffs may rise to Rs 2.6-2.7 per unit (from an all-time low of Rs 2 unit) over the next fiscal in the wake of the recent increase in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on renewable energy equipment, and the proposed customs duty on imported solar modules.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Plea claims Central Vista will impact children's park, SC issues notice
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, within three days, on a plea challenging a notification for change in land use, which would deprive residents of Delhi a vast chunk of green space in the Central Vista area.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Akhara Parishad gets new chief
Prayagraj (UP), Oct 25 (IANS) Mahant Ravindra Puri will be the new president of the Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex Hindu religious body of the 13 monastic orders of the country.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Won't tolerate attempt by Bar Associations to put pressure on judges: SC
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday observed that lawyers' association and advocates cannot put pressure a Chief Justice to change the roster of a judge.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amazon to start Alexa-based programme for hospitals, senior care
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Amazon on Monday announced the launch of two new programmes which will integrate its voice-based assistant Alexa into hospitals and senior living communities.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Nitish targets Lalu for 'jungle raj' from 1990 to 2005
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of Bihar bypolls, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday targeted Lalu Prasad without taking his name and said that people of Bihar have not forgotten the 'jungle raj' and lawlessness during his tenure of 15 years.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Afghanistan win toss, elect to bat first against Scotland
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi won the toss and elected to bat first against Scotland in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'With you Shami', cricketers condemn online attack on India pacer
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Several cricketers, past and current, on Monday came out in support of pacer Mohammed Shami, who has been receiving derogatory and hateful comments on social media after India lost to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match here on Sunday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
China says Covid resurgence triggered by imported source
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The latest Covid-19 resurgence in China which has spread to 11 Chinese provinces in just one week, was triggered by a new imported source identified as Delta variant, according to officials from China's top health authority, Global Times reported.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nearly 13,000 from coup-hit Myanmar sheltering in Mizoram: Officials
Aizawl, Oct 25 (IANS) With a fresh influx of refugees from coup-hit Myanmar in over a week, the total of number of people taking shelter in Mizoram has mounted to 13,000, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Eight things to know about Covid-19 countermeasures at Beijing Winter Olympics
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) The first Playbook that explains anti-Covid-19 measures to be observed before and during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games was released on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Rajasthan: Hundreds of petrol pumps shut indefinitely over fuel price rise
Jaipur, Oct 25 (IANS) Hundreds of petrol pumps in Bikaner division of Rajasthan have been shut indefinitely to protest against the rise in prices of petrol and diesel due to higher taxes in the desert state which has left the people struggling to get their vehicles tanks filled.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
MCD to intensify fogging till November 10: Delhi BJP chief
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid sharp rise in dengue cases in the national capital, BJP Delhi president Adesh Kumar Gupta on Monday said that all three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) have been asked to intensify fogging across the city till November 10.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ariah Agarwal on prep work for playing a photog in 'Adi Suri Ki Dulhania'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Ariah Agarwal who has bagged the lead role in the web series 'Adi Suri Ki Dulhania' is busy in her preparation for playing a photographer in it. She shares about her role and working hard to do justice to the character.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao to appear on 'KBC 13' as special guests
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actors Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao will be seen as special guests on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13's 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode. They will be on the hotseat playing the game for a social cause and interacting with the host Amitabh Bachchan.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Naga Shaurya in place of Naga Chaitanya for 'Varudu Kaavalenu'
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The movie 'Varudu Kaavalenu' is making some noise, prior to its release. With Naga Shaurya and Ritu Varma as the main leads, the movie is gearing up for its release soon.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Congress to discuss preps in poll bound states on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of Assembly elections in five states, the Congress has called meeting of party In-charges on Tuesday to discuss the roadmap. All the state In-charges, state presidents will join the meeting.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How international vax scheme Covax has failed poor countries
London, Oct 25 (IANS) The international Covid vaccine scheme Covax has failed to evenly distribute vaccines against the infectious disease to poor countries, while rich countries have brought the jabs in surplus, many of which have also gone to waste.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: We realise we had a bad game, had a chat about it, says WI coach Estwick
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick said that his team acknowledged that they had a bad opening match against England in the ICC men's T20 World Cup and had a chat about the same. He added that his job in the team is to ensure that the players remain confident and believe in their own abilities.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kerala sees more Covid recoveries than new cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Kerala on Monday saw 6,664 people turn Covid positive from 61,202 samples tested and the test positivity rate was 10.88 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Pakistan rupee hits new fresh low as uncertainty looms over IMF talks
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Pakistan rupee touched a new all-time low of Rs 174.43 against the US dollar in the inter-bank market on Monday in the wake of mounting pressure of import payments as well as looming uncertainty regarding a delay in the International Monetary Fund's decision regarding resumption of $6 billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF), Geo News reported.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Supriya Pathak: No two mothers are same in real-life, same on-screen
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In recent times veteran actress Supriya Pathak is seen playing the character of a mother in two very different projects - web series 'Tabbar' and feature film 'Rashmi Rocket'.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Daler Mehndi out with his new track 'Rola Pe Gaya'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi has come out with a new track, 'Rola Pe Gaya' for the movie 'Hum Do Humare Do' composed by the musician duo Sachin-Jigar.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
IndiGo to maintain dominance, despite Tata's thrust (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Industry leader IndiGo is expected to maintain its dominant position in Indian skies, despite the massive build-up of Tata Sons' aviation assets.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Women's National Boxing: World medallists Manju, Jamuna storm into semis
Hisar, Oct 25 (IANS) Extending her brilliant winning run in the tournament, Railway Sports Promotion Board's (RSPB) boxer Manju Rani entered the 48kg semi-finals with a decisive 5-0 win over Punjab's Minakshai in the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Goa is India's new crime hotspot: TMC releases chargesheet against govt
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) Accusing the BJP-led coalition government of converting Goa into India's newest crime hotspot, the Trinamool Congress in the state on Monday released a chargesheet against Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's governance claiming that in his reign, the health and education sectors in the state had collapsed.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rental car company Hertz orders 1 lakh Teslas for $4.2 bn
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) US-based rental car company Hertz on Monday said it has ordered 100,000 Tesla vehicles (worth at least $4.2 billion) by the end of 2022 as part of an ambitious plan to electrify its fleet.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
T20 World Cup: Babar Azam at the minute is a different gravy with the bat, says Swann
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann believes that Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is 'at the minute a different gravy with the bat'. He added that Azam is a seriously good player, so is his opening partner Mohammad Rizwan. Azam (68 not out off 52 balls) and Rizwan (79 not out off 55 balls) had an unbeaten opening partnership of 152, handing India a ten-wicket thrashing at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday. It was the first time ever that Pakistan won against India across all editions of the men's T20 World Cup.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
From bus conductor to Phalke Awardee, Rajinikanth's life is the stuff of movies
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) As the recipient of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the superstar of Tamil cinema Rajnikanth crosses yet another milestone in a career that spans 45 years and continues to go strong. Rajnikanth was presented the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 67th National Film Awards function by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu in the national capital on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Punjab petrol station owners threaten agitation over higher VAT
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) Petrol station owners in Punjab on Monday threatened to launch an agitation over their demand for reducing VAT to comparable levels with neighbouring Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Politics
'Involves life of people..': SC asks TN, Kerala to discuss Mullaperiyar water level
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Kerala government to refrain from debating the issue regarding suitable height of the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam before it, and rather engage with Tamil Nadu government and the committee.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Australia's Telstra buys Pacific telecom company to block China's influence
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Australian government and telecom giant Telstra are buying a Pacific telecoms company in a joint venture, BBC reported.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Witness charges: Special NDPS Court rejects plea by NCB, Wankhede
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a huge setback for the Narcotics Control Bureau, a Mumbai special NDPS court on Monday rejected a plea by the agency and its Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede seeking directions not to take cognisance of "panch-witness" Prabhakar Sail's allegations pertaining to the cruise rave party.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No quarantine for fully vaccinated players at Australian Open
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Fully vaccinated players will not have to undergo mandatory two weeks of hotel quarantine or live in a bio-secure bubble in Australia for next year's Australian Open tennis tournament while un-vaccinated players will have to undergo two weeks of quarantine on reaching Australia for the event in Melbourne.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
India will find win-win policies at UN climate summit: Erik Solheim (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With less than a week to go for the pivotal UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, where nations will submit fresh pledges to secure global net zero emissions and keep 1.5 degrees within reach, former UN Environment chief Erik Solheim on Monday hoped India would find all win-win policies at the summit that are good for economic development and creating green jobs.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
How a Kerala woman farmer saves cashew trees from pests, cyclones
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A woman farmer from Kerala's Kannur district has come up with an innovative practice to develop support roots in cashew trees to protect her senile cashew garden from devastating borer attacks and frequent cyclonic storms.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Bengal Governor Dhankhar in AIIMS after testing positive for malaria
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Monday afternoon, after being diagnosed with malaria.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rains in Tamil Nadu as northeast monsoon arrives
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Monday that the northeast monsoon season has arrived in Tamil Nadu with rains hitting the state.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
National Award-winning Mohanlal-starrer headed for OTT release
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Movie theatres opened across Kerala after six months on Monday, with the first film slated to be released on the big screen on Wednesday, but the producer of Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's award-winning film, "Marakkar: Lion of Arabian Sea", directed by the acclaimed director Priyadarshan, is mulling a possible OTT release.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Kerala to distribute over 45,000 laptops to ST/SC students
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday inaugurated a scheme for distribution of laptops to all Scheduled Tribes students in the state, as part of Vidyakiranam project to ensure availability of digital devices for online learning.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Politics,Technology
Zuckerberg far from politically neutral, multiple employees allege in redacted US Congress papers
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Facebook top guns interfered to allow US politicians and celebrities post whatever they wanted, overriding the network's professed high moral ground designed to curb misinformation and harmful content, leaked internal documents unveiled by The Financial Times said.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Technology
72 Rohingyas identified in Bengaluru, no plan to deport them: K'taka
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The BJP-led Karnataka government has told the Supreme Court that there are 72 Rohingyas in Bengaluru city, but it has no immediate plan to deport them.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Facebook, Instagram grapple with ageing user base
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Facebook and Instagram are losing young users at an alarming rate as the millennials and Gen Z now opt for more immersive social game platforms like TikTok, Snapchat, Fortnite, Roblox and more, the media reported on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
HUAWEI launches FreeBuds 4i in India for Rs 7,990
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) HUAWEI Consumer Business Group on Monday launched its latest range of truly wireless earbuds called FreeBuds 4i in India for Rs 7,990.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BJP, Cong trade barbs over vandalisation of Prakash Jha's set
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) A day after a group of Bajrang Dal members created a ruckus on the set of web-series 'Ashram-3' in Bhopal and smeared ink on its director Prakash Jha, a political war broke out between the BJP and the Congress over the issue on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Surgery may boost survival for male breast cancer patients
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Men suffering with stage IV breast cancer can increase their survival with surgical intervention, according to a study.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Morgan showed his immense value with tactical masterclass, says Hussain
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Former England skipper Nasser Hussain feels that Eoin Morgan showed the immense value he brings to the England team with a tactical masterclass during their six-wicket win against West Indies on Saturday. He added that Morgan was bang-on with his match-ups and his bowlers delivered him the results of the same.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Cong will strive even to retain 2017 tally: Maurya
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Monday said that the Congress would perform well if it retains the seven seats it had won in the 2017 Assembly polls.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Art as healing brings strokes of happiness for patients in India
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Touted as a Western phenomenon to date, art-based healing is seeing more and more health practitioners in India now turning towards it -- instead of only depending on diagnostic tools, allopathic and other medicines - to treat certain conditions with terminally-ill patients and those suffering from various stress and neurocognitive disorders, especially in the pandemic times.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Income Tax Department conducts searches in Nashik
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation in the case of a person engaged in the real estate business, primarily operating as a land aggregator in Nashik.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amit Shah extends J&K visit, will spend night with CRPF in Pulwama
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister,Amit Shah on Monday decided to extend his 3-day visit to J&K in order to spend the night with CRPF troopers at the martyrs memorial in Pulwama district.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Puri Jagannath's viral video with kid on Mumbai roads
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Leading Telugu director Puri Jagannadh was spotted by his fan on a busy road in Mumbai. Puri Jagannadh, along with his team had headed to shoot for a peppy song for his upcoming Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Pandey-starrer 'Liger'.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Schools in West Bengal to reopen from November 16: Chief Minister
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced the reopening of educational institutions in the state from November 16, after a gap of nearly 20 months.
2021-10-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
New security system to prevent attacks in Kashmir Valley soon
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In wake of the targeted killings, a new integrated security system will be in place in Kashmir Valley soon in coordination with the Indian Army and the central security agencies, the sources said here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Kerala's health department among UN-backed Race to Zero campaign
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Health Care Without Harm, the official Race to Zero healthcare partner, on Monday announced that over 50 healthcare institutions collectively representing more than 11,500 healthcare facilities in 21 countries including India's Kerala, are part of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pankaj Tripathi turns shrewd cop in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' trailer
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi is all set to showcase his acting prowess as a shrewd police officer in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'. He hopes he has done justice to the character he is playing the film.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
KCR unanimously re-elected TRS President
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao was on Monday unanimously re-elected as the President of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kerala gives free homeopathy tablets to kids ahead of schools' reopening
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday inaugurated a state-level programme of distribution of free homeopathic preventive tablets to all school children as a precautionary measure against Covid-19 as all schools will be reopening from November 1.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Health/Medicine
SC notice on plea claiming Centre Vista will impact children's park
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, within three days, on a plea challenging a notification for change in land use, which would deprive residents of Delhi a vast chunk of green space in the Central Vista area.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pranali Rathore shares how she relates with her on-screen character
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Pranali Rathore is portraying the role of 'Akshara' in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'. The actress is quite excited to be part of the show that has been running since 2009. She shares about her role and the traits which are similar between Pranali and her on-screen personality.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Stalin requests bankers to extend credit to MSMEs
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the banks to extend credit to self employed personnel, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and education loan to students.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Navtej Johar verdict doesn't recognise same sex marriage, argues Centre
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that "marriage" is a term associated with heterosexual couples and "spouse" means husband and wife, as it contended that there is "some misconception" regarding the order in Navtej Singh Johar case which decriminalised homosexual sex but does not talk about marriage.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
China's mobile phone shipments reach 249 mn units in Jan-Sep
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) China's mobile phone shipments stood at 249 million units in the first nine months of the year, up 10.2 per cent year-on-year, according to data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT).
2021-10-25
Category: International, China,Technology
New headache for Beijing? Chinese companies misbehaviour fueling anti-China stir in Zimbabwe
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The misbehaviour of Chinese companies to local employees is fueling anti-China sentiments in Zimbabwe. It became evident after two blasts shook Zimbabwe's Mazowe district late last week. The two gas explosions left eight people dead including six Chinese nationals. The police is investigating the cause of explosion.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kamal Nath flays Shivraj govt for 'mishandling' Covid pandemic
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Monday accused the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government of "mishandling" the Covid situation, especially during the second wave.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Drug addicts torture kids, force them to smoke in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a group of drug addicts allegedly tortured children in an open ground. The incident came to light on Monday after the parents approached a local politician in the B. Narayanapura area in Bengaluru.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lahiru Kumara, Liton Das fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketer Lahiru Kumara and Bangladesh player Liton Das have been fined 25 per cent and 15 per cent of their match fees respectively for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game on October 24.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SW monsoon withdrawal completed from entire country: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that withdrawal of the southwest monsoon from the entire country is complete and simultaneously, the northeast monsoon rains commenced over extreme south peninsular India on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
SolarWinds hackers now strike global IT supply chains: Microsoft
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Microsoft has warned that the Russia-based cyber criminals, behind the massive SolarWinds software attack last year, are on the prowl again, this time targeting organisations integral to the global IT supply chain.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Biological E expects 'Corbevax' rollout by Nov-end
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Hyderabad-based vaccine maker, Biological E expects the rollout of its Covid-19 vaccine 'Corbevax' by the end of November and is looking to supply nearly 10 crore doses on the day of its launch.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Namit Das makes singing debut with 'Aafat-e-Ishq'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Namit Das, who is playing a pivotal character in the film 'Aafat-e-Ishq', says the film is all the more special for him as he is making his debut as a playback singer.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tesla rolls back 'Full Self-Driving' software beta due to software issues
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has temporarily pulled back the latest version of the company's Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta software less than a day after its release.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Education, Environment Ministers laud JGU as India's 1st university to release UN-SDG report 2021
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) On the occasion of the UN Day 2021, the O.P. Jindal Global University has released the first-of-its-kind 'Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: Role of Universities and Civil Society in Protecting the Environment Report', mapping its compliance towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the world body.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife