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Monsoons likely to hit Gujarat in 48 hours: IMD
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The south-west monsoon winds are likely to bring showers in Ahmedabad and other adjoining areas during the next 48 hours, weather officials said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Oppo phone with in-display camera to launch on June 26
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is all set to launch its new smartphone with in-display camera technology on June 26 during Mobile World Congress 2019 Shanghai, according to media reports on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Technology
E-returns for AY 2018-19 up 18.65%: FinMin
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The number of e-returns submitted for assessment year 2018-19 is 6,49,39,586 as against 5,47,30,304 filed for 2017-18, marking an increase of 18.65%.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini dies at AIIMS
New Delhi/Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi last week after a lung infection, died on Monday, a hospital official said. He was 75.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PSBs infused with Rs 3.19 lakh cr capital in last five years: FinMin
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Over the last five Financial Years (FYs), public sector banks (PSBs) have been infused with capital to the extent of Rs 3.19 lakh crore, with recapitalisation of Rs 2.5 lakh crore by the government and mobilisation of over Rs 66,000 crore by PSBs themselves.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
IndiGo flight's emergency landing in Jaipur after engine trouble
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo's Mumbai-Jaipur flight had to make an emergency landing at Jaipur airport last week after shutting down one of the aircraft's engine due to a technical glitch, sources said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Take steps to recover unaccounted income, Finance Ministry told
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has asked Finance Ministry's Revenue Department to take steps to unearth and bring to book unaccounted income, both within and outside the country.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jaishankar joins BJP, nominated to contest RS seat from Gujarat
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who was nominated to contest from a Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat hours after he joined the BJP on Monday, landed in Ahmedabad in the evening to file his nomination on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No Congress MLA forced or bribed to vote for me in RS polls: Ahmed Patel
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, facing an onslaught of questions in the Gujarat High Court during the hearing of a writ petition challenging his August 2017 Rajya Sabha victory, on Monday maintained that his party's legislators were neither threatened nor bribed into voting for him.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Calcutta University adopts online entrance test for PG courses
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Calcutta University on Monday opted for the online entrance examination for all Post Graduation (PG) courses.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Rajasthan tent collapse toll rises to 15, Gehlot visits spot
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) The toll in the tent collapse at a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday in a storm went up to 15 while the number of injured has gone up to 70, police said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lone JD (U) MLA merges with ruling NDPP in Nagaland
Kohima, June 24 (IANS) The Janata Dal (United) on Monday suffered a major setback when its lone legislator in Nagaland merged with the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP).
2019-06-24
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Industry seeks higher import duty on certain steel materials
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India's steel industry has sought an increase in basic customs duty for certain steel materials from the government in the upcoming full-budget 2019-20.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Five detained, over 30 questioned in S. Delhi triple murder
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Probing the murder of an elderly couple and their maid in south Delhi, Delhi Police have detained five people, including boyfriend of the maid and his accomplice who are the key suspects in the case, a police officer said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
All-round hero Shakib keeps Bangladesh in the hunt
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan's stellar all-round show on Monday helped Bangladesh stay in the race for a World Cup playoff spot. They beat Afghanistan by 62 runs in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage encounter at Southampton's Rose Bowl and Shakib scored 51 off 69 balls before becoming the first Bangladeshi player to record a five-wicket haul in the tournament's history.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Another Trianmool MLA, zilla parishad members in Bengal switch to BJP
New Delhi/Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) In yet another blow to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, party MLA Wilson Champramary and several Zilla Parishad members from South Dinajpur district joined BJP on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Stranger Things' cast say franchise has evolved with age
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) After a gap of almost two years, the cast of "Stranger Things" is back in action to woo the audience with the upcoming third season of the science-fiction horror drama.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Japan,National,Cinema/Showbiz
A drying Yamuna could endanger Taj Mahal
Agra, June 24 (IANS) The inordinate delay in granting permission for construction of a barrage on the Yamuna in Agra, about one-and-a half km from the Taj Mahal, could end up endangering the monument of love.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IAF bombs 'Tiger Hill' again on Kargil's 20th anniversary
Gwalior, June 24 (IANS) To commemorate the 20 years of the Kargil war, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday recreated the Tiger Hill attack here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Distressed JIL home buyers write to PM for Centre's intervention
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Taking forward their campaign for early resolution of the Jaypee Infratech (JIL) insolvecy process and completion of the stalled projects, the home buyers of Jaypee have written to Prime Minister Narendera Modi seeking goverment's intervention in the matter.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sealing cannot be done in Delhi without SC's permission: Minister
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Cabinet Minister and senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendar Jain on Monday said sealing cannot be done in Delhi without the permission from the Supreme Court, as per Special Provisions Act.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aim to supply piped drinking water to all Delhi households by 2024: Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government is aiming to provide clean and potable piped water 24x7 to every single household of Delhi by 2024 and urged the Central government to increase Delhi's share of water which has remained unchanged since 1994.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress leader draws flak for remark against PM
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary courted controversy by making objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and later claimed he was misunderstood because if his poor Hindi.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farmer's suicide: Rajasthan MP demands criminal case against Congress
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal, a farmer leader, on Monday, demanded that a criminal case should be registered against the Congress for making fake promises of loan waivers in their manifesto due to which farmers are committing suicide in Rajasthan.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Gujarat's Gir lions to soon have radio collars
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The rare Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forests and surrounding regions will have radio collars fitted around their necks this month, similar to the lions of the African savannah and the Serengeti.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Blue corner notice' issued for 100 people who sailed off from Kerala
Kochi, June 24 (IANS) Over five months after around 240 people sailed off on a boat from Munambam near here, in what is suspected to be an illegal immigration bid, and are yet to be traced, 'blue corner notices' for 100 of them have been issued with the help of the CBI and Interpol, a Kerala Police official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modi replies to 11-year-old girl's letter
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has replied to an 11-year-old girl from Harayana's Gurugram, who congratulated him on BJP's victory in the Lok Sabha elections and urged him to encourage people to keep their surroundings clean.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
I-League clubs drawing conclusions prematurely: AIFF
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The All India Football Federation on Monday said the I-League clubs were drawing conclusions prematurely about the Indian Super League (ISL) being made the top league of the country, adding they pulled out of the Super Cup despite assurances that president Praful Patel would meet them.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Roy ruled out of England's game against Australia
London, June 24 (IANS) England opener Jason Roy has been ruled out for their highly anticipated World Cup clash against Australia here on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Kerala CPI-M party membership crosses 5 lakh
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Even as Kerala's ruling CPI-M is trying to come to terms with one of its worst ever poll performances, its party membership has crossed five lakh, a senior leader said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
President's Estate school to become Kendriya Vidyalaya
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday gave its nod to the Centre's request to convert the state's government school at in the Presidential estate into a Kendriya Vidyalaya.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Mumbai Press Club announces winners of RedInk Awards 2019
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Former Tribune journalist, Rachna Khaira who wrote the expose on the UIDAI (Aadhaar Card), has bagged the Mumbai Press Club's "RedInk Journalist of the Year Award" 2019, it was announced here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media
Farooq, Mehbooba welcome Hurriyat offer of talks
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday welcomed the separatist Hurriyat Conference's offer of talks with the Central government.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
100 people arrested, 300 illegal coal trucks seized: Assam minister
Guwahati, June 24 (IANS) Denying reports of existence of illegal coal cartels in Assam, state Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Monday said that over 100 people have been arrested and around 300 illegal coal-laden trucks have been seized by the BJP government in the 2018-19 fiscal.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Garbage crisis could grip Goa's 'queen of beaches'
Panaji, June 24 (IANS) A garbage crisis could grip one of Goa's most popular beach at Calangute -- called the queen of beaches -- after the Corporation of the City of Panaji, which oversees civic needs of the state capital on Monday refused to treat wet garbage in the beach village at a facility it operates near Panaji.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
BJP gheraos SP offices across Bengal over law & order
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) In protest against the widespread violence in the state and attack on their party workers, the West Bengal BJP on Monday gheraoed offices of the Superintendent of Police (SP) across all districts.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini dies, leaders condole death
New Delhi/Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi last week, died on Monday, a hospital official said. He was 75.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Seeking revival in UP, Congress dissolves all district committees
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday dissolved all its district committees in Uttar Pradesh following the party's dismal performance in Lok Sabha elections in the state and decided to set up a three-member panel to look into complaints of gross indiscipline during the election.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress plea in HC to sack Alpesh Thakore
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notices to state Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi following a writ petition filed by the Congress seeking a directive to Trivedi to disqualify MLA Alpesh Thakore, who quit the party, but not as a legislator.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Illicit money outflows average 10% of GDP: Parlimentary panel
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Estimates of unaccounted wealth in and outside the country are difficult to measure, although some studies have estimated that an average of 10 per cent of the unaccounted income leaves the country in the form of illicit financial outflows, according to a parliamentary committee.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Home buyers seek Rs 10,000-cr 'stress fund'
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Forum for People's Collective Efforts (FPCE) has asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to create a stress fund of at least Rs 10,000 crore to complete stalled real estate projects within a period of five years.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Shiv Sena's Neelam Gorhe elected Dy. Chairperson of Maharashtra Council
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Senior Shiv Sena leader Neelam Gorhe has been unanimously elected Deputy Chairperson of Maharashtra Legislative Council, becoming the first woman elected to the prestigious post since the formation of the state in 1960, on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Drink coffee to tackle obesity, suggests study
London, June 24 (IANS) Drinking a cup of coffee can be helpful in fighting obesity and diabetes as it stimulates body's fat-fighting defences, says a new study.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Climate change: 'Energy demand could rise by up to 58% by 2050'
Vienna, June 24 (IANS) In the next 30 years, the world will see a dramatic rise in energy demand due to the impact of climate change, say researchers.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Jharkhand mob lynching: 5 arrested, 2 cops suspended
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) Five people involved in the lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand have been arrested while two policemen have been suspended.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Facelift for Red Fort: ASI says green space has risen to 52 acres
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a massive facelift given to the historic Lal Qila by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the green space inside the Red Fort complex here has been increased from 15 acres to 52 acres, the national conservation body said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini dies at AIIMS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP Chief Madan Lal Saini, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here last week, died on Monday, a hospital official said. He was 75.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
LS takes up a record 10 questions on single day
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a record of sorts, the Lok Sabha on Monday took up 10 questions during the Question Hour, marking a feather in the cap of new Speaker Om Birla.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengaluru police promise protection to ponzi scheme fraudster
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Multi-crore ponzi scheme fraudster and IMA Jewels fugitive founder Mohammed Mansoor Khan would be protected if he surrendered and submitted to law, a senior police officer said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
In maiden speech, Sarangi trolls opposition in five languages
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) He drew maximum cheers after Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the swearing-in ceremony of the new government on May 30 and the nervousness of a debutant was missing from his maiden speech in Parliament on Monday as Minister of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi took firm control of the floor and peppered his multi-lingual oratory with shlokas, anecdotes and poetry.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Injured Andre Russell ruled out of WC 2019
London, June 24 (IANS) West Indies' all-rounder Andre Russell was on Monday ruled out of the ongoing 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup owing to a hamstring injury. He will now be replaced by 26-year-old batsman Sunil Ambris and will join up with his team in preparation for his side's match against India at Old Trafford on Thursday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
New mobile tool on card to judge employee performance
New York, June 24 (IANS) Using smartphones, fitness bracelets and a custom app, a mobile-sensing system has been developed that judges employee performance with an accuracy of 80 per cent.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
I-League clubs to move court if ISL made top league
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Miffed at the "step-motherly" treatment meted out to them by the All India Football Federation, I-League clubs on Monday threatened to move court if the Indian Super League (ISL) is announced as the top tier of the Indian club football.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Delhi doctor arrested for firing in public
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Police on Monday said it has arrested a doctor in connection with the recent firing incident which went viral on the social media.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parliamentary panel for 'realistic' income ceiling to decide 'creamy layer' in OBCs
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The government should effect a "judicious and realistic" enhancement of the income ceiling for determining the 'creamy layer' category among the OBCs, keeping in view the factors such as rise in GDP, inflation and all-round economic growth, a parliamentary committee has said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Goveernment wants to take all on development's path: Nadda
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) BJP Working President J.P. Nadda on Monday said that the Narendra Modi government had come with the mantra of "sab ka saath, sab ka vikas" and now will move ahead with "sabka vishwas (everyone's trust)".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
More spent on publicity than crucial schemes: Azad
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad here on Monday slammed the central government for spending over 50 per cent of the total funds of the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' and the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' schemes on publicity.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Deadlock ends, Dera followers cremate murdered accused in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) After two days of deadlock, Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers on Monday cremated their member Mohinder Pal Bittu, the murdered prime suspect in a case relating to the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab's Bargari in 2015, with an assurance by the government of an impartial probe.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
CBI quizzes Mathew Samuel in Narada sting case
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here on Monday again quizzed Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel in connection with the Narada sting tape case, an official said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Rafa Benítez to leave Newcastle United
London, June 24 (IANS) English professional football club Newcastle United has parted ways with Spanish coach Rafael Benitez, the Premier League side announced on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
6 Indian female footballers to travel to France for WC
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) Six women footballers from here will board a flight to Lyon, France on June 28 to participate in streetfootballworld Festival19, a highlight of the FIFA Women's World Cup this year.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Facebook faces trial over data breach affecting 30mn users
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) In a setback, a US court has rejected Facebook's claims to block a lawsuit against it in a data breach that affected nearly 30 million users in September last year.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shapoorji Pallonji gives Rs 51 lakh for Odisha cyclone relief
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) The Shapoorji Pallonji Group on Monday contributed Rs 51 lakh to Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) for restoration measures in cyclone Fani-affected areas.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal CM to meet 80 envoys to woo investment
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will address heads of missions of 80 countries on July 10 in New Delhi and will invite them for the state's first Global Investors Meet in November, Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Acharya's exit will not roil markets: SBI report
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) The news of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya's premature exit from the central bank, although unfortunate, will not disturb the markets, state-run State Bank of India (SBI) said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Self-defence training provided to girls: HRD minister
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With the rise in number of crimes against women, the Ministry of Human Resource Development launched Samagra Shiksha initiative in 2018-19. As part of this integrated scheme of school education, self-defence training is imparted to girls from class VI to XII.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neena Gupta shares throwback photos from NSD days
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Neena Gupta went down memory lane as she shared throwback photographs of herself and other popular National School of Drama alumni.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC dismisses plea by Haj tour operators on pilgrim charges
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to issue any directions to the Centre on a plea filed by the Federation of Haj Private Tour Operators (PTOs), challenging the validity of a condition imposed on Haj Group Organisers (HGOs) to charge the same rates as the Haj Committee of India on the additional quota of 10,000 seats for the pilgrims to Makkah and Madinah.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Business/Economy
No-trust motion against TN Speaker on July 1
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) The over a month-long Tamil Nadu Assembly session would begin on June 28, said Speaker P. Dhanapal and added, the no-trust motion against him would be taken up on July 1 as per rules.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Mohammad Samad to do cameo in 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) "Tumbbad" actor Mohammad Samad will do a cameo in the show "Mere Sai - Shraddha Aur Saburi".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India likely to increase IT resources in Russia
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Indias prowess in Information Technology (IT) sector could be utilized in an increased measure in Russia to strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership further.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
BJD, BJP candidates file papers for RS by-polls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) Two Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leaders and one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate on Monday filed their nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha by-polls scheduled to take place in Odisha on July 5.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Juhi Parmar launches own version of healing mantra
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Juhi Parmar has launched her own version of a healing mantra with her daughter Samairra.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tendulkar helping England prepare for Australia challenge
London, June 24 (IANS) India Under-19 pacer Arjun Tendulkar, son of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, was seen helping England batsman at the nets ahead of their crunch World Cup tie against Australia here on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Afghanistan restrict Bangaladesh at 262/7
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Stumper Mushfiqur Rahim valiant 83-run knock alongwith Shakib Al Hasan's half-century helped Bangladesh post a modest 262/7 in the alloted 50-overs of their World Cup 2019 game against Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl cricket stadium here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
New wink sensation Tina Dabi Khan driving fans crazy
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) If you miss last year's sensational wink from Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier, try the new one from IAS topper Tina Dabi Khan who identifies herself as a Kashmiri bahu (daughter-in-law) and is now driving fans crazy on social media with her wink and cute dimples.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Reject Mekedatu dam project, TN CM urges Modi
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reject Karnataka's proposal to build a dam across Cauvery river at Mekedatu.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
BJP did not take action on leaders who called Mahatma's killer a 'patriot': Azad
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday slammed the BJP-led government at the Centre for not taking any action against its MP Pragya Thakur who had described the killer of Mahatma Gandhi as a "patriot".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab CM lambasts Canada for support to Khalistanis
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday lambasted Canada for its "overt and covert" support to the Khalistani movement, warning that its failure to check anti-India activities being carried out from its soil would be detrimental to its own security.
2019-06-24
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Terrorism
Former IAAF President to be tried in France
Paris, June 24 (IANS) Former International Association of Athletics Federations President Lamine Diack and his son Papa Massata Diack, who allegedly covered up Russian athletes who failed doping tests, are to stand trial in France, sources close to the case told Efe on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab readies to welcome diaspora for 'Parkash Purab'
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Monday assured British Deputy High Commissioner Andrew Ayre of full logistic support to people of Indian origin settled in Britain for visiting the state to pay obeisance on 'Parkash Purab' (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539) in November.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diaspora,Religion
Judge us on merit, Huawei tells India ahead of Pompeo visit
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With its participation in the 5G rollout in India still in doubt as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo likely to raise security concerns during his visit to India this week, a top Huawei executive on Monday said New Delhi should offer the company a level-playing field.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Realme to launch first 64MP quad camera phone
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) China-based Realme is testing a new smartphone that it claims will be the world's first with a 64MP camera, news portal GSM Arena reported on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
US exhibition explores European fireworks' history
Washington, June 24 (IANS) How important were fireworks for European public events in the 17-18th centuries? An exhibition here answers this question with its collection of firework records.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books
One held for raping, murdering minor in Narela
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday said it had arrested a man for raping and killing a seven-year-old girl in the Narela area.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arjun Kapoor has 10 million fans on Instagram
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Just two days ahead of his birthday, actor Arjun Kapoor scored a fan following of 10 million on Instagram.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chopper scam: SC to hear ED plea against Rajeev Saxena's travel abroad
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) challenging the Delhi High Court order which granted permission to Rajeev Saxena, an accused-turned-approver in the money laundering case in connection with the AgustaWestland chopper scam, to travel abroad for medical reasons.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GJC urges gold import duty be cut to 4% to curb smuggling
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) on Monday said it has proposed that the government reduce import duty of gold to 4 per cent in order curb smuggling of the yellow metal.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Comic Con starts web series for pop culture updates
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Comic Con India has launched a fortnightly web series for pop culture updates.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Pulwama - the epicentre of a new strain of Kashmir militancy
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Easily accessible from five other districts of the Kashmir Valley and with its "helpful" terrain, Pulwama became the epicentre of a new variant of home-grown militancy in the last five years where it was not only those on the fringes of the social and ideological mainstream that took up arms.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
An-32 to continue flying in mountains: IAF Chief
Gwalior, June 24 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said that the An-32 transport aircraft will continue to fly in the mountains as there was no other option. The Air Force Chief's statement came more than a fortnight after An-32 aircraft, with 13 IAF personnel on board, crashed in Arunachal Pradesh.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Maharashtra to clear CM, ministers' BMC water bills
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Embarrassed after RTI revelations that the official residences of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and several other cabinet ministers figured on the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) list of water bill 'defaulters', the state government clarified that the payments were made last November.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Major reshuffle in Tripura Police, 58 officials shifted
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) The Tripura government on Monday carried out a major reshuffle in the police, transferring 58 officials including three DIGs, three district police chiefs and 17 officer-in-charges of police stations, official said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Retrospective of Anil Kapoor's films at 10th JFF
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Jagran Film Festival (JFF) will include a showcase of actor and producer Anil Kapoor in the Retrospective of Indian Cinema section by screening his best known and award-winning films.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
After Dubai, UrbanClap arrives in Abu Dhabi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Services platform UrbanClap on Monday launched its one-demand home services in Abu Dhabi -- the second city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after entering Dubai last year.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Indian cricket team inspiring others to stay fit: Fitness trainer
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Indian cricket team players are leading by example as far as fitness trends are concerned, encouraging others to follow suit, feels renowned fitness trainer Jag Chima.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Health/Medicine,Cricket
Visual framing by media in debates affects public perception
New York, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that visual techniques used by the media in debates during elections play a big role in changing public perception.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
TVS Apache stunt riders enters Asia Book of Records
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) TVS Apache, the motorcycle brand of TVS Motor Company, has set a new record for performing stunts at the highest altitude for the longest period of time to now enter the Asia Book of Records.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Promoters divest 10% stake in Emami Ltd for Rs 1,230 cr
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The promoters of Emami Group have undertaken a stake sale of 10 per cent in Emami Ltd, raising about Rs 1,230 crore, which will be used to reduce debt.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
BJP leader for 'UP model' to tackle crime in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Referring to Uttar Pradesh, where a number of criminals have reportedly been eliminated in a series of encounters in recent months, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader on Monday said if voted to power, they would apply the "UP model" in West Bengal to maintain law and order.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Jio adds most subscribers in April; Airtel, VIL lose
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Continuing its growth trend, Reliance Jio added around 80.82 lakh subscribers in April, showed data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday. Jio's subscriber base stood at around 31.48 crore at the end of April, it said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Centre brings bill on J&K reservation in LS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday, paving the way for people living near the International Border to get benefits of reservation in jobs, promotion and educational institutions.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hardik not man enough to step into the ring with Lesnar: Heyman
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Paul Heyman has become one of the biggest names in the world of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) thanks primarily to a weapon that he is a master of -- words. Being the advocate of Brock Lesnar, a hugely popular name in India from the WWE stable, Heyman is well known in the country but his recent social media attack on Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh helped him and the WWE to cash in on the buzz around the 2019 ICC World Cup.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Email us issues to be raised in Assembly, Stalin tells people
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday asked the people of Tamil Nadu to e-mail them the issues that need to be raised in the ensuing Assembly session beginning on June 28.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Saini joins Indian camp as net bowler, no news yet on Bhuvi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Even as the Indian team management is yet to provide a fresh update on Bhuvneshwar Kumar's hamstring niggle -- suffered during the game against Pakistan -- Navdeep Saini flew in on Monday to join the Indian team in Manchester.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Sensex, Nifty end lower, steel companies fall over growth worries
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Dragged by steel companies like Jindal Steel, JSW Steel and Tata Steel, the Indian equity indices ended lower for the second consecutive day on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Police chiefs to devise strategy against drug abuse
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Police chiefs of seven northern states -- Punjab, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Uttarakhand, UP, Delhi -- and Chandigarh will meet here on June 26 for evolving strategies against drug abuse and trafficking, according to Manoj Yadava, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP), on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
World-class varsities' leaders welcome JGU to QS Global Rankings
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Top academics across the world have welcomed the entry of O.P. Jindal Global University into the top 1,000 ranks in the 2020 edition of the QS World University Rankings.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC dismisses plea against Maratha quota in PG courses
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the validity of Maharashtra government's ordinance granting 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in admission to post-graduate medical and dental courses in the current academic year.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shakib first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1000 runs in World Cup
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan on Monday became to first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1,000 runs in World Cups against Afghanistan here.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Venky Atluri joins hands with Nithiin, Keerthy Suresh for 'Rang De'
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Actors Nithiin and Keerthy Suresh have teamed up for the first time for upcoming Telugu romantic drama "Rang De", which will be directed by Venky Atluri.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Centre, Delhi government should join hands on law, order: Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Central and Delhi governments must work together to improve the law and order situation here.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
CPI-M leader urged to quit over rape case against son
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Kerala Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala, here on Monday, asked state CPI-M Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan to quit the party post after his son was accused in a rape case.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
SC issues notice to Centre, Bihar government on encephalitis outbreak
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and the Bihar government to apprise it about the steps taken to prevent the recent deaths of children due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Barwe's 'interactive' art retrospective opens in Delhi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) After its first stop in Mumbai, the retrospective exhibition of artist Prabhakar Barwe (1936-1995) is currently open at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here. It, however, has more to offer than a regular painting and sculpture show.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Another Trinamool MLA to defect to BJP in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) continues to witness defections since the 2019 Lok Sabha election results and the latest to join the list is Wilson Champramary, the Kalchini MLA.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Singer Tove Lo loves having career as a songwriter too
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Swedish singer Tove Lo, who received a Grammy nomination for co-writing Ellie Goulding's chart-topper "Love me like you do", takes a lot of pride in having a big pop star sing a song co-written by her. She says its an amazing feeling.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Rs 50 lakh stolen from Gulmarg Gondola cash chest in J&K
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Cash amounting to Rs 50 lakh was stolen from the Gulmarg Gondola cable car project office at the famous ski resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gupta weddings over, Auli stares at quintals of waste
Dehradun, June 24 (IANS) Uttarakhand's Joshimath Municipality is faced with an uphill task of clearing quintals of garbage left behind after the high-profile Gupta family weddings last week at Auli.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion
Garmin 'Forerunner 945' smartwatch in India for Rs 59,990
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Refreshing its flagship 'Forerunner' series, US-based wearable major Garmin on Monday launched its "Forerunner 945" wearable in India for Rs 59,990.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
In retrospect, debut film shouldn't be hit: Varun Mitra
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Varun Mitra, who features in the sports-based web series "Bombers", says he looks at the box office failure of his debut film "Jalebi" in a positive way.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New Xiaomi CC smartphone series to launch on July 2
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has officially confirmed first smartphones under its new CC series -- CC9 and CC9e -- that would be launched on July 2.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Technology
Global RPA software market grew 63% in 2018: Gartner
Egham (London), June 24 (IANS) Robotic process automation (RPA) software revenue grew 63.1 per cent in 2018 to $846 million, making it the fastest-growing segment of the global enterprise software market, a new report by Gartner Inc. said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Minister Jaishankar joins BJP
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday, nearly a month after being inducted into the Cabinet in a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IndiaMart IPO opens at price range of Rs 970-Rs 973
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Online business-to-business (B2B) marketplace IndiaMart on Monday launched its initial public offering (IPO) at a price band of Rs 970-Rs 973 per share.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IIL to set up new facility at Telangana plant
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL), a leading biologicals company, on Monday announced the ground-breaking of a new Sterile Filling Facility (SFF) in Genome Valley on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Indian footballers praise Stimac's effort to improve fitness
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian senior football players, who assembled in Mumbai on Monday for the preparatory camp for the forthcoming Intercontinental Cup, reflected that their daily routine in the 14-day break included regular sessions to improve their fitness and ball play.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Lack of fiberisation to hit 5G roll-out: CRISIL
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Switching to 5G will need massive investment in fiberisation by telecom companies and such investments in fiberised backhaul infrastructure which provides unlimited capacity and higher speeds has to gain further traction if 5G has to become reality, a report by CRISIL has said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
AES deaths: Bihar court orders probe into Ministers' negligence
Patna, June 24 (IANS) A Bihar court on Monday ordered an investigation into charges of negligence against Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey that left nearly 150 children dead due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur district over the past fortnight.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IOC signs sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola
Madrid, June 24 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday said it had signed sponsorship agreements with the Coca-Cola company and Chinas Mengniu Dairy Company starting from 2021 until 2032.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Consensus eludes Jalan panel on RBI surplus, report delayed
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) panel deciding on norms for transfer of the central bank's surplus funds to the government has further delayed submitting its report, an official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Here's everything you need to know about babies and skin rashes (Health Notes)
Skin care for babies is an essential step in their overall health routine. Babies have delicate skin which is more prone to skin concerns than adults. A change in the weather also impacts their sensitive skin. Be it heat, cold, or the rain, each one impacts your baby in different ways. Heat rashes and diaper rashes are very common among babies, and the right care is required to manage these rashes.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
3 BJP workers hurt while setting afire KCR's effigy
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activities, including two women, sustained burns while setting afire an effigy of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao during a protest, here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Vkaao Gems to bring award-winning foreign films to India
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Vkaao, a theatre-on-demand platform backed by BookMyShow and PVR Pictures, will be bringing cinematic gems from across the globe through its property Vkaao Gems.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Won't rely on family name for work: Sharmin Segal
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Bollywood debutante Sharmin Segal, niece of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, says she will not use her family name to land film roles and would rather sharpen her skills to remain in the business of entertainment.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Credit crunch hits common investors: Congress
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ahead of the Union Budget on July 5, the Congress here on Monday said common investors were suffering due to the lack of investment in the economy.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Home nutrition care keeps patient out of hospital
New York, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that implementing a nutrition care plan at home for patients at risk for malnutrition had a dramatic impact on helping keep them out of the hospital.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress' Wadettiwar Maharashtra's new Leader of Opposition
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) A senior Congress leader from Vidarbha Vijay N. Wadettiwar was appointed the new Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Congress MLA removed for praising Modi, meets him
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Removed from the party for praising Narendra Modi, A.P. Abdullakutty, former Congress MLA from Kerala, met the Prime Minister here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress dissolves all district committees in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday dissolved all its district committees in Uttar Pradesh following the party's dismal performance in Lok Sabha elections in the state. IANS had on June 20 reported that the Congress was considering dissolution of its district committees in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tech Mahindra introduces AI-based Humanoid in Noida
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Tech Mahindra Ltd on Monday introduced K2, the first Human Resource (HR) Humanoid, for its Noida Special Economic Zone Campus in Uttar Pradesh, after unveiling it in its Hyderabad campus earlier this month.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Indian fan supporting 'neighbour' Pakistan wins hearts
London, June 24 (IANS) A backlash from their fans had put them on the backfoot after the India game, but as Pakistan cruised towards victory against South Africa in their World Cup game at the Lord's on Sunday, they also found support from Indians fans.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
HONOR 20: Great design and camera steal the show
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone giant Huawei and its sub-brand HONOR have been putting up a brave fight against the ban imposed by the US. The handset player confirmed rolling out the next upgrade to Android OS "Android Q" for several of its devices last week that includes the newly-launched HONOR 20 series and Huawei's flagship P30 Pro.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jagan Reddy orders demolition of Naidu's Praja Vedika
Amaravati, June 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday ordered the demolition of Praja Vedika, an extension of his predecessor N. Chandrababu Naidu's residence at Undavalli here.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Finch happy with Australia's form ahead of England clash
London, June 24 (IANS) Defending champions Australia are currently placed second in the points table for the 2019 World Cup and skipper Aaron Finch believes that trusting one's own abilities has been the key to his side's success in the recent times.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Anupam Kher's autobiography to be out on August 5
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher's autobiography "Lessons Life Taught Me Unknowingly" will hit the stands on August 5.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Not regulation but Facebook's dream to become WeChat may kill it
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Facebook which accounts for 75 per cent of global ad spend that is likely to hit $110 billion by 2020 is nowhere near an immediate demise and government regulations would only strengthen the social networking giant in the short term, a new Forrester research has forecast.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Pakistan didn't enter Indian airspace after Balakot: IAF Chief
Gwalior, June 24 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa has said that Pakistani fighter planes did not enter Indian air space after the February Balakot strike.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Budget unlikely to up Rs 2.5 lakh income tax exemption limit
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The current basic income tax exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh is unlikely to be raised in the forthcoming full Budget 2019-20, according to informed sources, as the Finance Ministry has already announced a provision whereby individuals earning up to Rs 5 lakh can get full tax rebate under Section 87A.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Why are Sonia, Rahul not in jail, if they are corrupt: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary on Monday questioned in the Lok Sabha why Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi had not been jailed till now if the Congress was a "corrupt" party. He was speaking on a Motion of Thanks on the President's address.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
There's no discrimination in film industry: Ayushmann
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Discrimination has been a burning topic in the country. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is continuing on the path of backing ground-breaking content with "Article 15", says the film industry is a secular world where no one discriminates on the basis of caste or religion.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pant not my no.4, DK or Kedar can do the job: Gaekwad
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) India's poor batting display against Afghanistan has once again raised questions on who should bat at no.4 for the Men in Blue in the remaining games of the 2019 World Cup. While some feel that Rishabh Pant should be given a go at the spot, former India coach Anshuman Gaekwad begs to differ.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Ministers made in-charge to ensure UP bypoll win
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has entrusted the responsibility of winning the by-elections in 12 Assembly seats in the state on its ministers.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mrinalini Mukherjee draws awe at New York's Met
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) At the Metropolitan Museum in New York, art lovers are walking in and devouring late Indian sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee's retrospective "Phenomenal Nature" with utmost relish. Curator Shanay Jhaveri, who has turned around the axis of aesthetic ardour with his inclusion of South Asian art practices, has breathed new life into the galleries at the Met Breur.
2019-06-24
Category: International, India,National,Art/Culture/Books
Violence-hit Bhatpara limps back to normalcy, 8 arrested
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) With eight persons under arrest and increased police presence on the streets, violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Monday largely returned to normalcy as schools opened and public transport plied.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Players' keenness to play IPL left Cricket South Africa helpless
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) South Africa's unceremonious exit from the 2019 edition of the World Cup on Sunday came as no shocker as they looked like a team which wasn't prepared to challenge the best in the business. While the lack of preparedness was evident in their performance through the tournament, it has come to the fore that Cricket South Africa (CSA) wanted the players to plan better, but the cricketers were keen to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Yogi moots compulsory retirement for non-performing cops
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked all DGs, ADGs, IGs, DIGs and SSPs to identify officers who are not performing at the optimum level and to submit the list of their names by the end of June.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Afghanistan opt to bowl against Bangladesh (Toss)
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib on Monday won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in their World Cup tie at the Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Misbah questions selection of Hasnain, Shaheen for WC
London, June 24 (IANS) Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq has questioned the decision of the Pakistan team management of including pacers Mohammad Hasnain and Shaheen Afridi in the 15-member squad for the ongoing World Cup.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Apologize to PM, Sarangi tells opposition in LS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Minister of State and first-time MP Pratap Chandra Sarangi opened the first debate of the 17th Lok Sabha on Monday by launching a scathing attack on the Congress, asserting that the opposition should apologize to the Prime Minister for building a false narrative against him in the general elections.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ajmer Dargah joins 'Save Girl Child' campaign
Pune, June 24 (IANS) The globally-revered Ajmer Dargah in Rajasthan has decided to join a Pune gynaecologist's eight-year old 'Save Girl Child' initiative and will strive to make it an international movement, a top shrine official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala assembly adjourned over NRI businessman's suicide
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) The Kerala assembly on Monday wound up the day's session following loud opposition protests, after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan defended his senior party colleague M.V. Govindan's wife in the matter of the suicide of a Nigeria-based NRI businessman.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Microsoft taking bold steps to empower startups: Anant Maheshwari
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Armed with a cutting-edge technology platform, a well-established partner organisation and an expansion of M12 venture fund, Microsoft is ready to help Indian startups across the spectrum embrace the next phase of growth, Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India, said here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
IIS celebrates Olympic Day with young athletes
Monday, June 24 (IANS) To celebrate Olympic Day, a group of 22 young athletes (between ages 2 and 7 years) from Special Olympics Bharat were invited to visit the Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) in Ballari, Karnataka.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
US cyberattack on rocket launchers failed attempt: Iran
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) The recent US cyberattack against Iranian missile control systems failed to cause any problems for Tehran, a Minister said in a tweet on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Women have lesser lines in duets in films: Neeti Mohan
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Playback singer Neeti Mohan says she has observed that a woman gets fewer lines in a duet track for a film, but personally she emphasizes on the importance of a song rather than the length of her part.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mayanka's height helps her bag role in 'Kahaan Hum...'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mayanka Sharma Patel says her height helped her in bagging a role in the show "Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'One Day: Justice Delivered' release delayed
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Anupam Kher and Esha Gupta's "One Day: Justice Delivered", which was scheduled to release on June 28, will now open on July 5.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Akshay Kumar's 'Kesari' heads to Japan
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar's "Kesari", which brings the story of the historic Battle of Saragarhi alive on the silver screen, will release in Japan in August.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Centre to talk to Hurriyat within ambit of Constitution: BJP
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) The Central government is ready to talk to separatist Hurriyat leaders, but within the ambit of the Indian Constitution, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader said here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
US shops often sell tobacco without checking age
New York, June 24 (IANS) Those buying tobacco from shops in the US, especially small stores, are usually not asked for identification hence it is easy for underage users to buy cigarettes there, says a study.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung launches 2 new tablets in India
Gurugram, June 24 (IANS) Strengthening its product portfolio in the stagnant tablet segment in India, Samsung on Monday launched Galaxy Tab S5e and Galaxy Tab A 10.1 which start at Rs 35,999 and Rs 14,999, respectively.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Congress chief meets state in-charges to discuss LS rout
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi is holding meetings with his party's state in-charges to review the reasons for its dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cop shoots himself to death in Jammu training unit
Jammu, June 24 (IANS) A policeman on Monday shot and killed himself with his service rifle inside a training centre in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I've been wanting to play a cop: Shaheer Sheikh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Actor Shaheer Sheikh has acted as a prince, a business tycoon and more on TV shows, but is yearning to don the khaki uniform on-screen.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Less than 10% South Asian homes have an IoT device
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Just 8.7 per cent of homes in South Asia have Internet of Things (IoT) or "connected" devices such as Internet-enabled TVs or surveillance camera against a global average of 40 per cent, new research said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Boris Becker to auction trophies, souvenirs to pay debt
London, June 24 (IANS) In a move to clear off a major chunk of his debt, bankrupt German tennis legend Boris Becker has decided to auction his trophies and personal souvenirs online from Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic stays on top of ATP rankings
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Novak Djokovic remains atop in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world rankings released on Monday, in which there has been no changes in the top 10 places.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Blast in Pak hospital where Masood Azhar is admitted: Twitterati
Rawalpindi, June 24 (IANS) A Pakistani Twitter user has claimed that there was a blast at a military hospital in Rawalpindi where Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar has been admitted.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Priyanka congratulates women hockey team for FIH Series win
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday congratulated the Indian women hockey team for winning the International Hockey Federation (FIH) series, saying that the country is proud of them.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Acharya differed with government on key issues
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya's resignation on Monday did not surprise many. Market sources said it was expected, given his views on the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) position in the economy.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yawning is a normal thing, didn't commit a sin: Sarfaraz
London, June 24 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed received a lot of flak after he was captured yawning at one stage during the India innings in their World Cup game at Old Trafford. The 89-run loss made matters worse as he was heavily trolled for yawning and was later also body shamed.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia to discuss Iran issue
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday for a regional visit to discuss Iran-related topics.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
BJD MLA arrested on 'sit-up' row in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Odisha's Patnagarh Saroj Meher was on Monday arrested, about three weeks after he allegedly made a government official do sit-ups for poor quality of roads.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
AES deaths: Bihar court orders probe against Harsh Vardhan, Mangal Pandey
Patna, June 24 (IANS) A Bihar court on Monday ordered an investigation against Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on charges of negligence that killed nearly 150 children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur district over the past fortnight.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National
Kareena, Karisma, Saif party in London
London, June 24 (IANS) Bollywood's Kapoor sisters Kareena and Karisma partied away in a club here.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Kabir Singh' crosses Rs 70 cr in opening weekend
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor's "Kabir Singh" has registered business of over Rs 70 crore in its opening weekend at the box office.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ishant Sharma joins Uber's #ParksNotParking campaign
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India cricketer Ishant Sharma on Monday joined hands with global ride-hailing major Ubers new campaign #ParksNotParking which supports converting parking spaces to parks.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Sports
Apple to launch 16-inch MacBook Pro in Sept: Report
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Apple is all set to launch its 16-inch MacBook Pro in September this year, media reported on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cops check vehicles at gun point in Badaun in UP
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), June 24 (IANS) Policing in Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh has become "hazardous" and "humiliating" for the common man.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Govt changes but issues of manhandling remain: Congress on Acharya's exit
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hours after Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya quit, the Congress slammed the Modi government saying the government changes but issues of manhandling remain.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Human sperm retains viability in outer space conditions
London, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that human sperm retains its complete viability within the different gravitational conditions found in outer space.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Oral steroids up infection risk in people with inflammation
London, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that oral steroid use in patients with inflammatory diseases significantly increases the risk of infection and the risk increases with higher doses.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Sarfaraz & Co's fielding efforts leaving a lot to be desired
London, June 24 (IANS) There are certain things which can be associated with Pakistan cricket: decent batting, exceptional fast bowling and poor fielding. The country, which has produced brilliant pacers and batsmen over the years, have just not been able to produce exceptional fielders. And that has once again been on display in the ongoing edition of the World Cup.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
On India-Pak match day, 100 mn users tuned into Hotstar
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The day of the India-Pakistan clash at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on June 16 helped streaming giant Hotstar record 100 million active users -- its largest ever single day reach.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the end of his term, sources said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Singer Himesh Reshammiya's fear revealed
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Singer Himesh Reshammiya says he is extremely scared of animals.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trump to visit S. Korea after attending G20 Summit
Seoul, June 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will make a two-day trip to South Korea after attending the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, later this week, the Presidential Palace here announced on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Yami's experience as model helped her in 'Bala'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam says her personal experience as a model has come in handy to get the nuances right for her role in the upcoming film "Bala".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Microsoft planning foldable surface that runs Android apps
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Microsoft is planning to launch in 2020 a foldable surface that would run Android apps and iCloud in Windows 10, according to media reports.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Searches at Osaka Castle ahead of G20 Summit
Osaka, June 24 (IANS) Searches were carried out on Monday for suspicious objects at the Osaka Castle, as part of security preparations for the two-day G20 Summit to be held in this Japanese city later this week.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Japan,Defence/Security
Jharkhand mob lynching: One held a day after man dies
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) Pappu Mandal, the main accused in the lynching of a Muslim youth in Seraikela district last week has been arrested, Jharkhand Police said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Clashes erupt in Pulwama in J&K
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Clashes erupted on Monday between stone pelting protesters and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
England take on arch-rivals Australia in crucial WC tie (Preview)
London, June 24 (IANS) After suffering a shock defeat against Sri Lanka, England will look to return to winning ways and take one step closer towards the semi-finals when they face arch-rivals Australia in their crucial World Cup game at the iconic Lord's on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Google Duo letting users share photos: Report
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Google Duo has finally got a new feature to include images -- Version 56 -- which is now partially live and allows users to send Snapchat-like single photos to their contacts.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Don't be a coward: UK's Hunt tells rival Johnson
London, June 24 (IANS) British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has urged his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson not to be "a coward" about facing public scrutiny, the media reported on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
AIADMK government did not act ahead of TN's water crisis: Stalin
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K.Stalin on Monday attacked Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK government accusing it of not working proactively, when the lakes supplying water to the city started drying.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
An-32 to continue flying in mountains: IAF chief
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said that the An-32 aircraft will continue to fly in the mountains as there was no other option.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Amit Shah's first bill today in LS on J&K reservation
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A bill proposing to give reservation in educational institutions and government jobs to people living within 10 km of the International Border in Jammu is listed to be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Play fearless cricket in remaining games: Akhtar tells Pak
London, June 24 (IANS) Pleased with Pakistan's convincing win over South Africa in their crucial World Cup fixture, former speedster Shoaib Akhtar is hoping that Sarfaraz Ahmed and the boys play fearless cricket in the remaining games and make it to the semi-finals.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Australian terrorists' children rescued from Syria camp
Canberra, June 24 (IANS) Orphaned children of Australian Islamic State (IS) fighters are on their way home after they were rescued a Syrian refugee camp.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Australia,Terrorism
We're alive and kicking, says Pakistan head coach
London, June 24 (IANS) Mickey Arthur believes Pakistan's win over South Africa in their crucial World Cup fixture will shut some people for a while who went all guns blazing at his team post their defeat against India.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Salman Khan flaunts flexibility with a perfect split
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan is giving major fitness goals as he flaunts a perfect 180 degree split.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RJD not adverse to Nitish Kumar: Senior party leader
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh on Monday strengthened speculation about a realignment ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, saying he and his party are not adverse to JD-U President and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt is all smiles in Ranbir's 'family' picture
New York, June 24 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt is all smiles in a photograph featuring actor Ranbir Kapoor's family.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sensex in red, Nifty at 11,700
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty declined during the morning session of the trade on Monday over weak global cues.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Modi, Xi, Putin to discuss Trump's trade war at G20
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President Donald Trump's "protectionist" trade policy and bullying practices.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Politics
China's candidate elected FAO head after India backs out
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) China's Qu Dongyu has been elected the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - a race from which India withdrew its candidate earlier this month.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the end of his term, sources said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
3 astronauts set to return on Earth abroad Russian spacecraft
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Three Expedition 59 crew -- NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Flight Engineer David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency -- are set to ride back to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS).
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,International
Internet-connected devices put kids at greater risks
London, June 24 (IANS) Forget screen addiction as there is a new threat to keeping children safe in the digital era: Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Google says fighting fake business profiles on Maps
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Admitting that fake business profiles were lurking people on Google Maps, the company has said it was working hard to remove bad actors before they could scam customers.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Metro Man resigns as Advisor to Lucknow metro
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The Principal Advisor to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) Padma Vibhushan E. Sreedharan has submitted his resignation citing health issues, an official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Ayodhya to be painted yellow for 'Deepotsav'
Ayodhya, June 24 (IANS) In 2011, the then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati had gotten Lucknows city centre, Hazratganj, painted pink.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Dera adamant not to cremate murdered accused in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers remained adamant on Monday that they will not cremate their member Mohinder Pal Bittu, the murdered prime suspect in a case relating to the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab's Bargari in 2015, until the sacrilege cases were dropped against him and other sect followers.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Flipkart co-founder sells part stake to Walmart for 531 cr
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Binny Bansal, the co-founder of India's leading e-tailer Flipkart, sold around 54 lakh of his equity shares valued at $76.4 million (Rs 531 crore) to world's retail giant Walmart's Luxembourg entity FIT Holdings SARL, business intelligence platform Paper.vc said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
We keep making same mistakes again and again: du Plessis
London, June 24 (IANS) South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels the group stage exit from the ongoing World Cup is the lowest point of his career as captain.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
7.7-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta, June 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Malaku province on Monday, but no tsunami alert was issued, authorities said.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
4 killed, 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the end of his term, sources said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Akhilesh anti-Muslim, Mulayam in cahoots with BJP: Mayawati
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Three weeks after she called off the alliance with the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has launched a tirade against SP President Akhilesh Yadav by calling him 'anti-Muslim.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Lawyer shot dead in Prayagraj
Prayagraj, June 24 (IANS) A district court lawyer was shot dead near the Gohri railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1 killed in Houthi attack on Saudi Arabia airport
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) A Syrian national was killed and seven other civilians injured in a attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport, according to a spokesman of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Flipkart co-founder sells part stake to Walmart for 531cr
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Binny Bansal, the co-founder of India's leading e-tailer Flipkart, sold around 54 lakh of his equity shares valued at $76 million (Rs 531 crore) to world's retail giant Walmart's Luxembourg entity FIT Holdings SARL, business intelligence platform Paper.vc said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Haris batted like Buttler against South Africa: Sarfaraz
London, June 24 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed was all praise for left-handed batsman Haris Sohail for his Jos Buttler-style batting against South Africa during his side's 49-run victory in their crucial World Cup fixture at the Lord's.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Ash Barty dethrones Naomi Osaka to claim top ranking
London, June 24 (IANS) Fresh off the heels of her French Open victory earlier this month, young Australian tennis star Ash Barty officially claimed the women's world number one ranking on Monday, overthrowing Japan's Naomi Osaka with a tournament win at the Birmingham Classic in England.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Blizzard's global esports director steps down
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Kim Phan, the Global Esports Director of American video game developer and publisher Blizzard, has left the firm to pursue a "new endeavour" in the industry.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Troops withdrawal key to progress in Afghan peace talks'
Kabul, June 24 (IANS) The US and Taliban negotiators are expected to reach some sort of a conclusion on a timetable for troop withdrawal as well as intra-Afghan talks in the next round of the peace talks on June 29, two former members of the Taliban has said.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics
14 killed as vehicle plunges into Pakistan river
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a vehicle plunged into a river in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Tokyo
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) Japan's capital Tokyo and its surrounding regions were hit by a 5.5-magnitude earthquake on Monday, although no tsunami alert was issued and no significant damage has been reported so far.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Argentina down Qatar 2-0, move to Copa America quarters
Porto Alegre (Brazil), June 24 (IANS) Argentina downed Qatar 2-0 courtesy goals by Lautaro Martinez and Sergio "Kun" Aguero, thus moving to the quarterfinals for Group B in Copa America.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Sao Tome And Principe,Sports,Football
Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 24
Phnom Penh, June 24 (IANS) The death toll in the collapse of a seven-storey under-construction building in Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has increased to 24, according to authorities on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
Railways plans to run Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah trains at 160 kmh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs 13,500 crore, officials said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Viruses found in kitchen sponges may eat bacteria: Study
Washington, June 24 (IANS) The US researchers have discovered viruses that can infect bacteria in kitchen sponges, which may prove useful in fighting bacteria that cannot be killed by antibiotics alone.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Two shootings left 1 dead, 2 injured in US
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Two shootings happened on Sunday in Texas, the US, left one dead and two injured, local police said.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
99.99% of party functionaries, representatives honest: Trinamool
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Facing the heat on the cut-money issue, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday accused the media of resorting to 'misreport, misquote and misrepresent statements" made by its chairperson Mamata Banerjee and quoted her as saying that some leaders who have joined from other parties are "sullying' its reputation by "indulging in corruption" and "unfair practices".
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Rupsa Batabyal, 6, wins 'Super Dancer - Chapter 3'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Kolkata's Rupsa Batabyal, a six-year-old who wooed the audience with her expressions, has won "Super Dancer - Chapter 3".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
MP to run 'Save Water' campaign, 'Water Cell' formed
Bhopal, June 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh government will run "Save Water" campaign with the suggestions and involvement of common people. A state level "Water Cell" has also been constituted for the purpose.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
9 killed in Pakistan as van plunges into river
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) A van carrying 21 tourists plunged into River Indus in Kohistan district of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, leaving nine of them killed, local media and police said.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SA knocked out of 2019 WC after 49-run loss to Pakistan
London, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan beat South Africa by 49 runs at Lord's in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage match on Sunday, ensuring they remain in contention for the playoffs while making the Proteas the second team after Afghanistan to be knocked out of the tournament.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Video of Delhi men brandishing, firing guns goes viral
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A video of two men brandishing and firing their guns in Shahdara has gone viral on social media following which a case was registered, the Delhi Police said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Manoj Tiwari receives death threat on SMS, culprit arrested
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Sunday said he had received a death threat on SMS on his mobile phone with the sender saying he was under "extreme compulsion" to eliminate him. The culprit has been arrested, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
East Bengal, Mohun Bagan U-19 final abandoned after crowd violence
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Crowd violence marred the final of the inaugural Zee Bangla U-19 Football League tie between arch-rivals Mohun Bagan and East Bengal played at the latter's home turf here with stones being hurled.
2019-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Bengali song on 'cut-money' takes social media by storm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Popular Bengali singer-songwriter Nachiketa Chakraborty's composition on 'cut-money' has gone viral on social media.
2019-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Four escape from MP prison, jailer suspended
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) Four prisoners escaped from the district jail in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch early on Sunday night and are still absconding, officials said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal, Delhi Police in war of words over increase in crime
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Hours after an elderly couple was found murdered along with their maid in the national capital on Sunday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the Delhi Police traded barbs over the crime situation in the city.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Violence-hit Bhatpara sees deserted streets as tension persists
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Sunday wore a deserted look as very few people stepped out in the town amidst prohibitory orders while BJP MP Arjun Singh asked the administration to restore normalcy.
2019-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
14 killed as tent collapses at Rajasthan religious gathering (3rd Lead)
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 26 others injured when a massive tent erected for people attending a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday collapsed as a storm hit the area, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tennis: Ashleigh Barty wins Birmingham title
London, June 23 (IANS) Ashleigh Barty was crowned 2019 Birmingham Classic champion after defeating Julia Goerges in the final, to clinch the world ranking top spot from Naomi Osaka.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Himachal CM in Dubai to woo investors
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday reached Dubai, aiming to attract investments for the hill state, an official said here.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Politics
Federer wins 10th Halle title, pursues 9th Wimbledon victory
Halle (Germany), June 23 (IANS) Roger Federer on Sunday claimed the title at the Halle Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event that the Swiss player has won for the 10th time.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Four more Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind militants shot dead in J&K (4th Lead)
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Four militants of the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) were killed on Sunday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Distressed Jaypee home buyers seek government's intervention
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Home buyers of the bankrupt Jaypee Infratech Ltd (JIL) on Sunday wrote to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, seeking the government's intervention in the realty company's ongoing resolution process to resolve the matter at the earliest.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
14 dead, 26 injured as tent collapses during rain in Rajasthan (2nd Lead)
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 26 injured when a massive tent erected for people attending a religious gathering collapsed during rain in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bodies of 7 foreign mountaineers recovered on Nanda Devi
Dehradun, June 23 (IANS) A search team on Sunday found seven bodies of foreign mountaineers who had gone missing last month while climbing the Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand, a top government official said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man shot dead in Bengal, protesters obstruct rail services
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A man was shot dead in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district following which locals obstructed railway tracks on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP bringing musclemen from UP, Bihar to Bhatpara: Trinamool
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday accused the main opposition BJP of bringing musclemen from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to spread unrest in violence-hit Bhatpara of North 24 Parganas district.
2019-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Amit Shah to declare name of Leader of Opposition in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature party in Odisha on Sunday asked the party's national President Amit Shah to announce the name of the Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Five killed as vehicle falls into gorge in J&K
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Five people were killed and five others injured after a passenger vehicle fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Sunday, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jehan settles at third spot in FIA Formula 3 C'ship
Le Castellet (France), June 23 (IANS) Jehan Daruvala completed a hat-trick of podiums after he stormed up the grid from eighth to second, before settling for the third position in the FIA Formula 3 Championship, which runs as a support event to the main F1 Grand Prix (GP).
2019-06-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Motorsports
Over 3,000 take part in yoga event in Nairobi
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Over 3,000 yoga enthusiasts, including members of the Indian diaspora, participated in the Fifth International Yoga Day in Nairobi on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
It's honey bowl vs workout for pregnant Amy Jackson
London, June 23 (IANS) Actress Amy Jackson is striving to curb the urge of having her honey bowl and follow the workout stints during her pregnancy.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sr Ranking Badminton Tourney: Lakshya fights hard for title win
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Sixth seed Lakshya Sen staved off a stiff resistance from second seed Rahul Yadav Chittaboina to triumph in men's singles while Gayatri Gopichand finished on a high with two titles as the Yonex-Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament-2019 concluded here on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
FICCI for higher allocation for education in Union Budget
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Industry body FICCI has recommended an increase in fund allocation in several aspects of education in the upcoming Union Budget, including creation of a Rs 1,000 crore "State Policy Reform Fund" to incentivise states for better implementation of measures such as merit-based teacher recruitment and promotions in schools.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
'Fundamental rights guaranteed': India rejects US report on minorities
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India on Sunday rejected a US State Department report which made certain critical comments regarding the status of minorities in the country, saying it has "no locus standi" to "pronounce on the state of our citizens' constitutionally-protected rights".
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Salman starts sharing personal life on social media
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Salman Khan is a popular Bollywood superstar. But no one knows how Salman is as a 'mamu' (maternal uncle), or with the children of his family. Also, how he is defying age when it comes to fitness.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Top UP officials tamper computer systems to manipulate e-tenders (IANS SPECIAL)
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Government computer systems were allegedly tampered by top officials in Uttar Pradesh to manipulate e-tenders of the state-owned UP State Warehousing Corporation (UPSWC) in a bid to oblige 'favourable' companies.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Politics
11 dead, many injured as tent collapses during religious gathering in Rajasthan
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and many injured when a massive tent erected for people attending a religious gathering collapsed during a storm in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cyrus finds acting more relaxing than anchoring
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Whether it was with "Pidhu The Great" - a spoof on cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, or his funny take on the popular talk show "Rendezvous with Simi Garewal", Cyrus Sahukar created a special place in the hearts of the 1990s kids with his comic stints and anchoring after winning the MTV VJ hunt.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sohail leads Pakistan to 308/7 against SA
London, June 23 (IANS) Haris Sohail's 89 off 58 balls powered Pakistan to 308/7 in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage match against South Africa at the Lord's.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Man arrested for killing couple in Delhi's Dwarka
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Sunday arrested a man in connection with the murder of a couple in Dwarka. Vishal, the accused, allegedly murdered the couple for their property. Two other accused are still at large, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Air India suspends pilot for 'shoplifting' at Sydney airport
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) National carrier Air India has suspended its pilot and Regional Director - East, Rohit Bhasin after he allegedly stole a wallet from a duty free shop at the Sydney airport.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence forces hope FM will leave enough funds for modernisation in Budget
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The defence forces have high hopes from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that she will loosen the purse strings to meet the challenging requirements of modernising the armed forces as she gets down to preparing the first Budget of Modi 2.0.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
CII suggests creation of National Employment Board
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Sunday recommended the creation of a National Employment Board cosisting of members from key Union Ministries, all state governments, industry experts and trade unions, among others, to look into and address issues faced in employment creation in the country.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mahesh Bhatt to get special mention in Anupam's book
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who directed Anupam Kher in the 1984 acclaimed film "Saaransh", appears as a prominent figure in the actor's autobiography.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Film industry welcomes fair pay plan for writers
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Screenwriters Association (SWA) has made a breakthrough in formulating a fair pay plan for writers -- an initiative that has been welcomed by the industry.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Drop sacrilege charges': Dera refuses to cremate murdered accused
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect on Sunday refused to cremate Mohinder Pal Bittu, the murdered prime suspect in a case relating to the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab's Bargari in 2015, until the sacrilege cases were dropped against him.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
My focus is on medals for India, not rankings: Bajrang Punia
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Ace Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has said he is happy to top the ranking charts but his main focus is to win more medals for the country, especially in the Olympics.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Egypt's Defense, Foreign ministers to visit Russia
Cairo, June 23 (IANS) Egypt's Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Sunday left for Russia on an official visit for the 2+2 dialogue mechanism between the two countries.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Egypt,Diplomacy
Gold, foreign currency seized in Bengal, one held
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday seized a consignment of gold and US dollars amounting Rs 61,99,137 and arrested a person from the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Nadia district.
2019-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Medical student commits suicide in Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi, June 23 (IANS) A student at the Institute of Medical Science Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU) allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her hostel room at the varsity campus here on Sunday afternoon.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nehru refused inquiry into death of Syama Prasad Mookerjee: Nadda
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) BJP Working President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday said that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru refused to order an inquiry into the death of Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
11 dead, many injured as tent collapses during religious gathering in Rajasthan
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) Around 11 people died and many were injured when a massive tent erected for people attending a religious gathering collapsed during a dust storm in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trying to understand game of cinema: Chandan Roy
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) In the evolved world of entertainment, actor Chandan Roy Sanyal, who is gearing up for the sci-fi web series "Hawa Badle Hassu", says he is only looking to be part of good stories, and striving to understand the "game of cinema".
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
It's double celebration for Varun Sharma
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma is thrilled about his two films -- "Arjun Patiala" and "Khandaani Shafakhana" -- releasing on July 26.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India beat Japan 3-1, win FIH Women's Series Finals
Hiroshima (Japan), June 23 (IANS) An impressive Indian women's hockey team on Sunday won the FIH Women's Series Finals Hiroshima 2019 after defeating hosts Japan 3-1 in the Final held here at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
AICF plans Indian Chess League as part of Vision 2020
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Promoting an Indian Chess League (ICL), holding a round-robin event with top Grandmasters (GM) funded by sponsors, creating a separate division for promoting chess in schools, two women round-robin events for securing international title norms and engaging foreign coaches for 15 top junior players are some of the Vision 2020 plans of All India Chess Federation (AICF), said a senior official.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Tharoor hails fellow MP's move to accept only books
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday appreciated his party colleague T.N. Prathapan's decision to accept only books and not bouquets or mementos at various functions that he would attend as a member of Parliament.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Moderate outlook for manufacturing in Q1: FICCI survey
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The outlook for the country's manufacturing sector in the April-June quarter of the current fiscal has moderated as only 41 per cent of respondents in a FICCI survey expected higher output growth during the ongoing quarter compared to 54 per cent in the January-March quarter, as per the industry chamber report released on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mi Max, Mi Note series discontinued: Xiaomi CEO
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi's Chief Executive Officer Lei Jun has revealed that the company currently has no plans to launch new phones in the Mi Max and Mi Note lineups this year.
2019-06-23
Category: International, China,Technology
Markets will remain volatile, trade cautiously (Column: Market Watch)
Markets continued to remain choppy and volatile on expected lines. On the very first day of the week, they traded for quite some time in the band of 11,700-750 and once that broke, all hell was let loose. Markets saw significant losses on Monday. For the next three days they gained and once again gave a feeling that the level mentioned above was sacrosanct. While Friday was another bad day at the markets, the level held. The week ended with BSESENSEX losing 257.58 points or 0.65 per cent to close at 39,194.49 points while NIFTY lost 99.20 points or 0.84 per cent to close at 11,724.10 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 0.77 per cent, 0.77 per cent and 0.86 per cent respectively.
2019-06-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Four 'IS-inspired' militants killed in J&K gunfight (3rd Lead)
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Four "Islamic State-inspired" militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Coast Guard recruitment centre soon in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, June 23 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday announced that a Coast Guard recruitment centre will soon be set up in the hill state.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Ex-government employees, maid murdered in Delhi
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) An elderly couple who had retired from government service were found murdered in their house along with their maid in south Delhi, police said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US warns Iran: Do not confuse prudence with weakness
Jerusalem, June 23 (IANS) The United States national security Adviser warned on Sunday that the decision not to attack Iran is temporary and that the country should not confuse "prudence with weakness".
2019-06-23
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Politics
Working on 'something cool', says singer Adnan Sami
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Popular singer Adnan Sami, back at the recording studio, says he is working on "something cool".
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Varun Dhawan enjoys lunch date with bae Natasha
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan was spotted rushing out of a restaurant with his lady love Natasha Dalal, here on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra minor girl gang-raped by six for a week
Amaravati, June 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a minor girl was gang-raped by six youth, including three minors, for a week in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole town, police said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naidu, Modi remember Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his death anniversary
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee, founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh on his 66th death anniversary.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab Police constable wins Rs 2 crore in lottery
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Punjab Police constable Ashok Kumar won state government's New Year Lohri Bumper draw by winning the bumper prize of Rs 2 crore, it was announced on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society
Anushka Sharma's shining moment in Brussels
Brussels, June 23 (IANS) After spending some quality time with her husband and cricketer Virat Kohli in London, actress Anushka Sharma is basking in the sunshine in Brussels.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maya's nepotism: Appoints brother, nephew to top posts
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati reintroduced nepotism into the party on Sunday by again appointing her brother Anand Kumar as party vice president and her nephew Akash Anand as national coordinator.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sonam had best time of life with husband in Japan
Tokyo, June 23 (IANS) Actress Sonam K. Ahuja says she and her husband Anand Ahuja didnt get a honeymoon, so their vacation here was a "honeymoon/anniversary/birthday trip all rolled into one" and she had the best time of her life.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Japan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dani Alves to leave PSG after 2 seasons
Paris, June 23 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) defender Dani Alves is set to close his two-year spell at the French side, the Brazilian international player confirmed on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Binoy Kodiyeri absconding, Mumbai police team in Kerala to arrest rape accused
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) A police team from Mumbai reached Kerala on Sunday to arrest Kerala CPI-M leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son Binoy Kodiyeri, who has been absconding for the past five days after rape case filed against him in Mumbai last week. The police team put up notices at several places asking Binoy to appear before it.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Working with Zeenat Aman a dream come true: Rupali
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actress Rupali Suri says working with veteran actress Zeenat Aman on an untitled web show was like a dream come true.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
31 injured in China earthquake
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Thirty-one people were injured after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Gongxian County in sChina's Sichuan province, authorities said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
Gurinder Chadha raves about Huma Qureshi's 'Leila'
London, June 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is yet to watch Huma Qureshi's "Leila", but says she has heard great things about it and wants to catch up on it soon. In fact, Chadha's friends are rallying support for getting second part of the series.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Most land for Bullet Train to be acquired by December
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The National High Speed Rail Corp Ltd (NHSRCL) is hopeful of acquiring a major chunk of land required for the 508-km-long Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project by the end of this year.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Swimming in ocean increases infection risk: Study
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Swimming in the ocean alters the skin microbiome and increases the risk of infection including that of the ear and skin, researchers said.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
Amarinder celebrates century of family ties with Army
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, 77, has tried to strengthen his family's century-old camaraderie with the Indian Army by joining jawans, junior commissioned officers and officers of the Sikh Regiment at a social occasion here, his aides said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Politics
20 e-buses await charging points to ply in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Twenty electric buses are waiting for charging points to start plying in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Istanbul votes again in mayoral election re-run
Istanbul, June 23 (IANS) Residents of Turkey's Istanbul city once again cast their votes on Sunday to elect a mayor after an opposition candidate's surprise victory in March was annulled.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
7 injured in J&K road accident
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Seven people were injured in an accident on the Srinagar-Leh highway in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan opt to bat against South Africa (Toss)
London, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed on Sunday won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in their crucial World Cup tie at the Lord's.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Ethiopian army chief shot dead during failed coup attempt
Addis Ababa, June 23 (IANS) The chief of staff of the Ethiopian army was shot dead during a coup attempt in the northern Amhara region, the Prime Minister's office announced on Sunday on state television.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Teacher found hanging from tree in J&K's Reasi district
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) A government school teacher was found hanging from a tree on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shami thanks Dhoni, Bumrah after hat-trick show
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Right-arm pacer bowled a brilliant spell at the death overs and claimed a hat-trick in the final over to help India upstage Afghanistan by 11 runs in a tense World Cup encounter in Southampton.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Fernando Torres to take some time to decide his future
Tokyo, June 23 (IANS) Spanish striker Fernando Torres on Sunday said he wanted to take some time after his formal retirement from professional soccer but did not rule out the possibility of coaching or managing some team in the future.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Smart City, Green Agartala projects to go hand-in-hand: Tripura CM
Agartala, June 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday said that the multi-crore Smart City Projects will go hand-in-hand with the "Green Agartala" Project" to make the 181-year-old state capital a modern green city.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kohli fined for excessive appealing during Afghanistan match
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the World Cup match against Afghanistan which the Men in Blue won by 11 runs in Southampton.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Veggies also transmit superbugs to human gut: Study
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Not just animal meat but plant-based foods are also serving as vehicles for transmitting antibiotic-resistant bacteria to the gut microbiome of humans, warn researchers.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Bengal teenager shot during BJP-Trinamool clash
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A teenage boy is in critical condition after he sustained bullet injuries along with two others following a clash between workers of the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at Patrasayer in West Bengal's Bankura district.
2019-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Samsung working on Galaxy A10s with dual camera
Seoul, June 23 (IANS) After recently launching Galaxy A10e, South Korean tech giant Samsung is now working on a new budget smartphone for the Indian market - Galaxy A10s.
2019-06-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Manoj Tiwari receives death threat on SMS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Sunday said he had received a death threat on SMS on his mobile phone with the sender saying he was under "extreme compulsion" to eliminate him.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pakistan's highest civil award conferred on Emir of Qatar
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan President Arif Alvi on Sunday conferred the country's highest civil award - Nishan-e-Pakistan - on the visiting Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during a ceremony here.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
'Mallesham': Pure, simple biopic with heart of gold (Review)
Movie: "Mallesham" (Telugu); Cast: Priyadarshi Pullikonda, Ananya Nagalla; Director: R Raghuraj; Rating: **** (4 stars)
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Afghanistan aim for maiden win against Bangladesh (Preview)
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Afghanistan, who gave India a run for their money, will be aiming to replicate that performance and earn their first win in the ongoing World Cup when they take on Bangladesh at the Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium on Monday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019
Uttarakhand BJP MLA suspended over indiscipline
Dehradun, June 23 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Uttarakhand has suspended Khanpur MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion from the party for three months on charges of indiscipline, a party spokesman said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Woman journalist shot, wounded in Delhi
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A woman journalist was said to be in a stable condition after she was shot and wounded early on Sunday by a group of unidentified men in east Delhi's Vasundhara Enclave, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
US reportedly launches covert cyberattack against Iran
Tehran, June 23 (IANS) The US has covertly launched a cyberattack against an Iranian intelligence group's computer systems on the same day President Donald Trump pulled back on using more traditional methods of military force.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Mogambo's role was offered to me: Anupam Kher
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher says he was the first choice to play the role of Mogambo in Shekhar Kapur's 1987 directorial "Mr. India".
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bumrah left me enough runs to execute my plans: Shami
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Right-arm Indian pacer Mohammed Shami felt that he had enough runs to defend in the last over during the World Cup match against Afghanistan which India won by 11 runs in Southampton.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Madras HC to Centre: End trauma of 65 Sri Lankan Tamils
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) The Madras High Court has passionately argued for grant of citizenship to 65 Tamils who fled Sri Lanka after the 1983 riots, saying the conditions in the Tamil Nadu camp in which they are housed are "hellish".
2019-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks 42-day parole to tender fields
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is facing a 20-year jail for raping his two disciples, has sought a parole of 42 days for tendering sprawling fields in his sects headquarters in Haryana's Sirsa town, officials said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
6 Indians arrested in SL for trying to smuggle gold
Colombo, June 23 (IANS) Police in Sri Lanka said that six Indian nationals were arrested while attempting to smuggle gold biscuits to Chennai from the airport here, the media reported on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kerala to object SLBC's recovery procedures on farmer loans
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) An advertisement from the State Level Banker's Committee (SLBC) that appeared in leading dailies in Kerala on Sunday has upset the government as it stated that recovery procedures on farmers loans will go ahead on defaulters.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
Microsoft bans employees from using Slack
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Microsoft has banned its employees from using the free version of Slack, reportedly due to security concerns.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Greenland could lose 4.5% of its ice by century end
New York, June 23 (IANS) Greenland could lose 4.5 per cent of its ice, contributing up to 13 inches of sea level rise, by the end of this century if worldwide greenhouse gas emissions remain on their current trajectory, warns a new study.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
It was too close for comfort: Williamson
Manchester, June 23 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson admitted that the game against West Indies was too "close for comfort" for them as they sneaked a narrow five-run win in a thrilling World Cup encounter at the Old Trafford.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Violence-hit Bhatpara wakes up to uncanny silence
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengall's North 24 Parganas district on Sunday wore a deserted look as very few people stepped out amidst prohibitory orders in the area.
2019-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Three persons found dead inside Delhi house
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A couple and their maid were found dead with their throats slit inside a house in Vasant Vihar in south Delhi, police said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Motherhood reduces breast size dissatisfaction
London, June 23 (IANS) Motherhood teaches women to become comfortable with their bodies as they learn to focus on breast functionality as opposed to the aesthetics of breasts and the body, says a new study.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
US doctor detects deadly heart condition with Apple Watch
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) In a first, a US doctor has saved a person's life by using Apple Watch Series 4 on his wrist to detect atrial fibrillation at a restaurant.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Indian PC gaming ecosystem set to explode: HP Inc
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Gaming has lately come of age in India - breaking the social tolerance barrier - and once you experience it on smartphones, you will crave a bigger screen experience with top-of-the-line specifications.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Fiscal Deficit at 0.75% of GDP in April: DoE figures
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Fiscal deficit for the month of April was at Rs 1,57,048 crore which is 22 per cent of the budgeted estimate for the year 2019-20, slightly lower than what it was in the same period a year ago and as a percentage to the GDP, the fiscal deficit is at 0.75 per cent, Department of Expenditure (DoE) figures showed.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Crocodile attacks to rise due to global warming: Expert
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) The number of crocodile attacks could rise due to global warming, an Australian expert said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Four militants killed in J&K gunfight (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Four militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pak PM's aide confuses Imran Khan, Tendulkar
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) One of the aides to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has left Twitter in splits after he posted a picture of legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar and captioned it to be that of World Cup winning former Pakistan captain Khan.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Would love to see half the House comprised of women: Sumalatha
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Sumalatha Ambareesh, who made history by becoming the first independent woman candidate to enter the Lok Sabha from Karnataka, envisions a House that comprises 50 per cent female members.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
From Tagore to Ayodhya, South Korea shares deep Indian links
Seoul, June 23 (IANS) Back in April 1920 when Korea was under Japanese occupation, one of its oldest newspapers - 'The Dong-A Ilbo' that has a vibrant press museum now - took birth.
2019-06-23
Category: International, South Korea,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Art/Culture/Books
Sad we missed the opportunity to beat India: Naib
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib was left disappointed after his team lost the chance of beating India, one of the favourites for the ongoing World Cup in their group stage match at the Ageas Bowl.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
From merger, govt now looks to de-merge 3 PSU insurers then look for strategic sale
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) With its plans on consolidation in the insurance sector hitting several hurdles, the government has started exploring different options including de-merging three of its big-size general insurance companies into smaller units and then look at strategic sale of few operations to the private sector.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
These female chauffeurs are driving in change in their lives (IANS Special Series)
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Lalita, who has worked as a chauffeur and now trains women to drive professionally, learnt to stand on her feet after acquiring a permanent driving license at 18. Ten years on, her story demonstrates how an NGO and a women-oriented cab service have managed to empower women and hit at deep-seated prejudice against female drivers.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Afghanistan win showed our character: Kohli
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli admitted that his team made to work extremely hard by Afghanistan and things didn't go as per plan during their narrow 11-run win in their fifth World Cup match in Southampton.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Captain's faith gives me a lot of confidence: Bumrah
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Indian pace bowling spearhead Jasprit Bumrah was once again at his menacing best as he helped the Men in Blue beat Afghanistan in a tense World Cup match that went all the way down to the wire in Southampton.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
iPhone vs Android: Amit Shah prefers iPhone XS to connect with team
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Who says only US President Donald Trump uses two smartphones and treats Twitter as his typewriter? Several key ministers in the Narendra Modi government are quite tech-savvy and are currently using best-in-class Apple and Android-based smartphones to remain active on various social media platforms.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Always knew pros, cons of stardom: Arjun Kapoor
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, who will turn a year older on June 26, says he came well-prepared into the industry and always knew the pros and cons of fame.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bargari sacrilege accused murder: Security heightened in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Fearing communal violence, the police on Sunday stepped up security in parts of Punjab after Dera Sacha Sauda sect follower Mohinder Pal Bittu, one of the prime suspects in a case relating to the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Bargari in 2015, was killed in a prison.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
India rejects US report on its minorities' status
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India on Sunday rejected a US State Department report which made certain critical comments regarding the status of minorities here, saying it has "no locus standi" to "pronounce on the state of our citizens' constitutionally protected rights".
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dhoni again draws flak on Twitter for his slow batting
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni was once again at the receiving end from Twitter users after he played a rather slow knock against Afghanistan which India won by mere 11 runs in a nail-biter in Southampton.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
US-China trade talks, Budget to provide markets the next big trigger (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty showed no decisive trend since the results of the general elections last month. Several factors like a sharp rise in oil prices, forecast of a weak monsoon and concern of slowdown have held back investors from participating.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Justice for children directly linked to reducing child mortality' (Book Review)
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Justice for children is directly linked to lessening child mortality and in the true sense has the potential to anchor the broader pursuit of justice. It thus needs to be multidisciplinary, multisectoral and multifocal in approach, says a just-published scholarly treatise by Ali Mehdi, who leads the Health Policy Initiative of a leading think-tank and has also been assisting the government in formulating it position on health - and other areas - for G20 meetings on the sector.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Kim Jong-un receives 'excellent' letter from Trump
Pyongyang, June 23 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received a personal letter with "excellent" and "interesting" content from US President Donald Trump, Pyongyang's state media said on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, North Korea,Politics
This terror is different (Column: Spy's Eye)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done well to push India's campaign against Pak-instigated terror in Kashmir and elsewhere to a new level internationally by bilaterally telling President Xi Jinping of China at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) Summit at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan that India could not engage Pakistan in talks unless that country took 'concrete action' against terrorism. China is a founder of SCO and President Xi has on more than one occasion described Pakistan as its 'all weather friend' - China reportedly did not want Indian Prime Minister to raise the issue of terror at the summit.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Mexico,National,Opinion/Commentary
Mexican officials find 200 pregnant women among migrants
Mexico City, June 23 (IANS) Mexican officials detected more than 200 pregnant women among the migrants who entered Mexico in the last four months over the southern border, which has been closed down this weekend by the National Guard.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Mexico,Immigration/Law/Rights
Students from Indian towns get cracking at coding early in life
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Gone are the days when students in small towns planned to pursue traditional courses like calligraphy art or swimming during their annual summer breaks. These course are now increasingly being replaced by the likes of cybersecurity, professional gaming and different computer languages.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Would you shun Facebook if given lifetime data protection?
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Would you give up your digital life if all your personal information - passwords, posts, pictures, videos, jokes, memes, GIFs etc - remain private for the rest of your life or given back to you, with no duplicate data saved in the Dark Web?
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Kohli argues with umpire over DRS during Afghanistan win
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Considering the form India had been in the ongoing World Cup, it was predicted by almost all the fans and cricket pundits that the game against Afghanistan would be a cakewalk for the Men in Blue and they will defeat their Asian opponents quite easily.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Another minor raped in Aligarh
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Even before the dust could settle on the murder of a two-and-a-half year old girl in Aligarh, the news of the rape of a four-year-old girl has sent shock waves in the Uttar Pradesh city.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Central sector telecom projects may get higher funds support in Budget
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The general Budget in July is likely to give a fillip to the government's telecom projects to make the Prime Minister's vision of Digital India a success. Under the roadmap, the Department of Telecom's (DoT) Central sector projects will be allocated more funds.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Venezuela down Bolivia 3-1, move to Copa America quarters
Belo Horizonte (Brazil) June 23 (IANS) Venezuelan striker Darwin Machis got his team into the Copa America quarterfinals as he showed the Bolivia squad what its day was going to be like by slamming the ball into the net just 75 seconds into the match, which led the way to a 3-1 Venezuela victory.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Two militants killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Two militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Investors looking for growth measures in Budget
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) A slowing GDP growth rate is a major sticking point for the Indian stock markets at this points and a delayed monsoon and sharp rise in oil prices is further weighing on the investors.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Trump delays 10-city raids on illegal immigrants
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced a two-week delay to the proposed raids on illegal immigrants scheduled to start on Sunday in 10 American cities to see if Republican and Democratic lawmakers can get together and work out a solution.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 17
Phnom Penh, June 23 (IANS) The death toll in the collapse of a seven-storey under-construction building inCambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has increased to 17, according to authorities on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
WH unveils over $50 bn Palestinian economic proposal
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The White House has announced the economic portion of President Donald Trump's administration's Middle East peace plan, aiming at over $50 billion investment for the Palestinian people over 10 years.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
IFCI looks to garner Rs 2,000 cr from stake sales in NSE, Clearing Corp
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Government-owned Non Banking Financial Company IFCI is looking to sell its stakes in National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Clearing Corporation of India (CCI) which it says can fetch up to Rs 2,000 crore depending on the market conditions.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) A gunfight broke out on Sunday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Technology
Pakistan, Qatar sign MoU to combat terrorism financing
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan and Qatar have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, a statement from Pakistani Prime Minister's office said.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kim receives personal letter from Trump
Pyongyang, June 23 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received a personal letter from US President Donald Trump, the country's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Sunday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, North Korea,Diplomacy,Politics
'Russia ready to work with any elected British PM'
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Russia intends to work with any new British prime minister who is willing to cooperate with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Politics
Merkel urges political solution to Iran-US dispute
Berlin, June 23 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the world should work together for peaceful resolution of the dispute between Iran and the US, and warned against isolationism.
2019-06-23
Category: International, Germany,Diplomacy,Politics
World Cup: Kiwis beat Windies in dramatic affair
Manchester, June 23 (IANS) New Zealand defeated West Indies by 5 runs in a World Cup round robin match here on Saturday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
US to impose major sanctions against Iran on Monday
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Saturday said the US would impose major additional sanctions against Iran on Monday.
2019-06-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Vijayasai Reddy Andhra's special representative in Delhi
Amaravati, June 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has appointed his close aide and Rajya Sabha member V. Vijayasai Reddy as special representative of the state government in New Delhi.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ford workers protest sacking of colleague in Sanand
Ahmedabad, June 23 (IANS) Scores of workers at the Ford India's facility in Sanand near Ahmedabad on Saturday staged an angry protest against the company management accusing it of "illegally" terminating an employee of the car plant.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Human Interest/Society,Business/Economy
Three sustain bullet injury in Bengal after BJP-Trinamool clash
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Three persons, including a boy, sustained bullet injuries after a clash between workers of the Trinamool Congress and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) broke out at Panchasayar in West Bengal's Bankura district on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Naga militant involved in killing two Assam Rifles men nabbed
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the Indian Army's Special Forces, the Assam Rifles and intelligence agencies have apprehended a top insurgent of the NSCN's K-Yung Aung faction, involved in many brutal and heinous crimes including killing of two Assam Rifles soldiers about a month ago, an official said on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Jagan Reddy's uncle takes over as Tirupati temple Chairman
Tirupati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's uncle Y.V. Subba Reddy was on Saturday sworn-in as Chairman of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which administers the Lord Venkateshwara temple at Tirumala here.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
BJP worker electrocuted in Bengal
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Amid ongoing political violence in West Bengal, a person, said to be a BJP activist, died in West Burdwan district on Saturday after allegedly receiving a strong electric shock, police said.
2019-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Executive, woman friend fall to death from Bengaluru pub
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) In a freak accident, a marketing executive and his female friend fell to death while leaving a pub on the second floor of a building in the city centre, police said on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shami hat-trick seals deal for India in thriller against Afghanistan
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) Mohammed Shami (4/40) grabbed a magical hat-trick as India scripted a 11-run last-over win over Afghanistan in a thrilling World Cup clash here on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
NSA visits his native village in Pauri, offers prayers (2nd Lead, correcting name)
Dehradun, June 22 (IANS) National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval on Saturday was given a traditional welcome to his native village Gheedi in Pauri district of Uttarakhand where he organized a 'puja' of his 'kul devtas'.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Carribeans restrict Kiwis to 291 for 8
Manchester, June 22 (IANS) West Indies pacer Sheldon Cottrell recorded his name in the history books as he removed both New Zealand openers - Martin Guptill and Colin Munro - for golden ducks in a dramatic first over of their World Cup match at Old Trafford on Saturday as New Zealand scored 291/8.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Moily blames Congress tie-up with JD-S for LS rout
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Saturday blamed the pre-poll alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for the party's rout in Karnataka in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Andhra takes over Naidu's 'Praja Vedika', TDP calls it vendetta
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's YSR Congress Party government on Saturday took possession of the 'Praja Vedika', located adjacent to Leader of Opposition and former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's residence here even as the Telugu Desam Party termed it "vendetta politics".
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SC declines UP gangster's plea to attend son's wedding
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) "We do not want blood on our hands", the Supreme Court said as it rejected the jailed UP gangster Sunder Bhati's plea for permission to attend his son's wedding.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Teenager dies after sodomy in Gurugram, father dumps body
Gurugram June 22 (IANS) A 15-year-old teenager died five days after he was allegedly sodomised and beaten up by three teenagers in Gurugram's Ashok Vihar area under Sector 5 police station on Thursday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bargari sacrilege accused murdered in Punjab prison
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The prime accused in the Punjab's Bargari sacrilege case was killed in an attack by other inmates in a jail in the state's Nabha town on Saturday, an officialsaid.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Troops fully prepared for emerging security challenges: Army Chief
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir are fully prepared to meet the emerging security challenges.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Jayawardene backs Malinga by sharing his shirtless picture
London, June 22 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene shared Lasith Malinga's viral shirtless picture from last week to answer back to his critics after Sri Lanka beat pre-tournament favourites England riding his heroics.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Bengal IT employees apply for trade union registration
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Kolkata Forum for IT Employees on Saturday said it has applied to the West Bengal government for trade union registration in the Information Technology and ITes, Business Process Outsourcing and Knowledge Process Outsourcing industry in the state.
2019-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Technology
Man kills wife, three kids in Delhi's Mehrauli area
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Upendra Shukla, a tutor, was found sitting in his bedroom amid blood-soaked bodies of his wife and three children -- one of them just a year-and-a-half old -- when the neighbours broke open the door of his house in south Delhi's Mehrauli area on Saturday morning.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uttarakhand Chief Minister attends Guptas' weddings at Auli
Dehradun, June 22 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday flew to the ski resort of Auli to attend the weddings of the NRI Gupta brothers' sons, brushing aside ecological concerns over the event in the popular hill station.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Diaspora,Politics
PM meets economists over key macro-economic issues
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met leading economists to discuss key issues including employment, agriculture, education, and health in the run-up to the Budget.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Smriti Irani will build a house in Amethi
Amethi, June 22 (IANS) : Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday did what Congress President Rahul Gandhi did not do in the past one-and-a-half decade. Irani announced on Saturday that she will construct her own house in Amethi and has already identified a plot in Gauriganj.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Anupam Kher is not part of remake of 'Coolie No. 1'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) National Award winning actor Anupam Kher says he is not part of the remake of the super hit film 'Coolie No 1', and put the speculation to rest.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Pilatus deal: Sanjay Bhandari's wife received Rs 25.5 crore, says CBI
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Sonia Bhandari, wife of arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, received Rs 25.5 crore from June 2012 to March 2015 from various companies of Sanjay's associate Deepak Aggarwal, which is suspected as commission paid by Swedish company Pilatus Aircraft Limited to obtain the contract for supplying 75 basic trainer aircraft, according to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NSA visits his native village in Pauri
Dehradun, June 22 (IANS) National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Dobhal on Saturday was given a traditional welcome to his native village Gheedi in Pauri district of Uttarakhand where he organized a 'puja' of his 'kul devtas'.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Rape victims shouldn't be forced to move court for abortion: Madras HC
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) In a judgement which can have far-reaching consequences, the Madras High Court has ruled that a rape victim should not be compelled to "knock doors of the court" for termination of her unwanted pregnancy and that the doctors should just follow the guidelines prescribed in the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
No CBSE fee for Delhi government students: Sisodia
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi government on Saturday announced the students from government schools will not have to pay any fees to the Central Board of Secondary Education.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Hurriyat's pro-active role in addressing social issues is welcome: Governor
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday praised the role of separatist Hurriyat leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, in trying to address the social issues in Kashmir.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Fourth Saturday as holiday for Odisha govt employees
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The Odisha government has declared fourth Saturday of every month as general holiday for all state government employees.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Army warns of not spreading fake video of imposter with army combat uniform
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian Army has cautioned people not to believe an imposter who is seen in a video wearing Army combat uniform and spreading disinformation.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Another Bengal BJP worker thrashed, dies in hospital
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Amid reports of ongoing political violence in Bhatpara in Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, another BJP activist died on Saturday after being brutally beaten up allegedly by Trinamool Congress-backed men in the same district's Amdanga, a state BJP leader said on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Second consecutive F3 win for Jehan
Le Castellet (France), June 22 (IANS) Indian racing sensation Jehan Daruvala bagged his second consecutive victory at the 5.842 km, Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet here on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Odisha to close down schools having less than 10 students
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday decided to shut down 966 schools across the state that have less than 10 students each.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
Finish works in illegal colonies in 5 months: Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked officials to complete development works in unauthorised colonies within five months, here on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HK rejects calls to probe police brutality during protests
Hong Kong, June 22 (IANS) Hong Kong Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng on Saturday rejected calls to probe police brutality during ongoing mass protests against a controversial extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese territory into a profound political crisis.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
126 ex-Shabab militants ready for reintegration: UN
Mogadishu, June 22 (IANS) The UN said 126 former Al-Shabab combatants had completed the rehabilitation programme and were ready for reintegration.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Somalia,Diplomacy,Terrorism
India need early wickets feel Kumble, Laxman
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) On a slow surface, India were restricted to 224/8 by Afghanistan in a World Cup tie, and former greats of the game feel it is now down to spinners to do the job and take the team home.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Iran row: US denies evacution of personnel from Iraq
Baghdad, June 22 (IANS) The US Air Force denied on Saturday that it was evacuating contractors or personnel -- Lockheed Martin and Sallyport Global personnel as per the reports -- from a base in Iraq amid tensions between Washington and Tehran.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Rajasthan government forms committee to decide on banning online games
Jaipur, June 22 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has formed a committee to analyse if some mobile online games should be banned in the state as two students died as a result of obsessively playing the games.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Qatari Emir arrives in Pakistan on 2-day visit
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Stalin to lead DMK protest over Chennai water crisis
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K. Stalin will on Monday lead a protest against the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) government, demanding solution to the city's water problem.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Iran warns US of 'crushing response' to any threat
Tehran, June 22 (IANS) Iran on Saturday warned the US against the "mistake" of taking military action against the Islamic republic, saying any attack will draw Tehran's "crushing response" that will cost Washington dearly and blow up a powder keg in the region.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Poor living around Corbett reserve deprived of welfare funds (IANS SPECIAL)
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Huge funds meant for the welfare of poor people living around Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve were allegedly diverted to the state treasury. Luxury resorts and hotels located around the tiger reserve, supposed to be taxed for eco-development, were allegedly obliged by officials to evade cess, a top wildlife officer has said.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Javadekar hails DTH, cable networks, hands out STBs
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has said DTH (direct-to-home) and cable networks have revolutionised dissemination of information, education and entertainment.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics
M.S. Dhoni stumped for first time since 2011
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) M.S. Dhoni was stumped for the first time since 2011, in India's match against Afghanistan on Saturday where they were restricted to a modest 224/8 in 50 overs.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Don't question me like police, CPI-M's Balakrishnan tells media
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) CPI-M Kerala state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Saturday broke his silence on the rape allegation against his eldest son Binoy Kodiyeri, presently on the run, making it clear that neither him nor the party will come to his son's defence.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Goa CM should warn ministers also against corruption: Congress
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Welcoming Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's open disclosure about bureaucrats demanding money for 'fixing' government jobs, state Congress President Girish Chodankar on Saturday questioned Sawant's silence about ministers accepting money for granting government jobs.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Infosys creates 36% return for shareholders in FY19
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Infosys, the global software services major, generated 36 per cent return for shareholders in 2018-19, said a top official here on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Nepal plans to include yoga in school curriculum
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) The preparation of new school curriculum, which will include yoga, in Nepal is in the final stages, Neplese Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Nepal,Lifestyle/Fashion,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Indian percussion one of the most sophisticated: Gino Banks
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian percussion is one of the most sophisticated systems of rhythm in the world, notes drummer Gino Banks, who performed here in a concert on Friday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Another Bengal BJP worker thrashed, dies in hospital
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Amid reports of ongoing political violence in Bhatpara in Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, another BJP activist died on Saturday after being brutally beaten up allegedly by Trinamool Congress-backed miscreants in the same district's Amdanga, a state BJP leader said on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Here's how you can click a better selfie
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) If you are not a pro in taking selfies, doing simple things like positioning your face slightly to one side can make your photo look much better, suggest experts.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
DoE's June salary delay limited to one office: Government
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The government on Saturday said an office order of the Finance Minister's Department of Expenditure deferring payment of June's salary to July is only applicable to a specific office attached to the department.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
CBI claims kickbacks up to Rs 339 cr paid in Pilatus trainer deal
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday said it has registered a case against arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, officials of Swiss company Pilatus Aircraft Ltd and some unknown officials of the Indian Air Force and the Defence Ministry in the 2009 trainer aircraft deal case.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Politics
Experimentation must for growth: Karan Singh Grover
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) After a decade-long successful career on the small screen, Karan Singh Grover made his Bollywood debut in 2015 with the film "Alone" and then did "Hate Story 3". The switch didn't pan out well for him, but he says experimenting must never stop.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Afghan spinners restrict Indian batsmen to 224/8
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) Afghanistan tweakers spun a web around Indian batsmen to restrict them to 224/8 in 50 overs despite half centuries from skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav in a World Cup clash here on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Gopal, Mukul excited about 'The Office' adaptation
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actors Gopal Dutt and Mukul Chadda, who feature in the Hindi adaptation of British series "The Office", say they jumped at a chance to be a part of the project.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Indian airlines to re-route flights avoiding Iranian airspace: DGCA
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian airlines will re-route their flights, avoiding Iranian airspace, aviation regulator DGCA said on Saturday, in light of the heightened geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Rape victims shouldn't be forced to move court for abortion: Madras HC
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Madras High Court has said that rape victims should not be unnecessarily compelled to "knock doors of the court" to terminate their unwanted pregnancy.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Meezaan happy about solo release of 'Malaal' on July 5
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Meezaan Jaffrey, who is making his Hindi film debut with "Malaal", is happy that his film will have a solo release on July 5.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Irani gets ailing woman admitted to hospital in Amethi
Amethi (UP), June 22 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday stopped her convoy during her visit to Amethi to enquire about an ailing woman whom she later sent to hospital.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
FedEx refuses to deliver Huawei smartphone in US
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) FedEx, the multinational courier delivery service, has refused to deliver a Huawei P30 smartphone headed to the US from the UK due to the Sino-US trade tension.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Huawei ships 100 mn smartphones globally in 2019
Beijing June 22 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has shipped 100 million smartphones till May 2019.
2019-06-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Nurse arrested for beating ailing woman in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) A nurse, who was attending an ailing 85-year-old woman for the last four months, was arrested for allegedly beating the woman, police said on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP delegation visits Bhatpara, demands probe (2nd Lead)
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) A three-member BJP delegation on Saturday visited violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district where two persons were shot dead during a clash on Thursday, and demanded a probe into the killings even as it accused the state police of opening fire on innocent people.
2019-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
7 dead in Cambodia building collapse
Phnom Penh, June 22 (IANS) Seven people were killed after a seven-storey under-construction building collapsed in Cambodia's coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Cambodia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HC moved for nomination of LS leader of opposition
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A plea seeking direction to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to appoint a leader of opposition in the 17th Lok Sabha has been filed in the Delhi High Court.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sri Lanka extends Emergency for another month
Colombo, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, here on Saturday, extended the State of Emergency by another month, considering the security situation following the April Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 250 people and injured hundreds.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
West Indies opt to bowl against New Zealand (Toss)
Manchester, June 22 (IANS) West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and decided to bowl against New Zealand in their World Cup game at Old Trafford on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Infosys using automation to transform clients' business: Nilekani
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Renewing legacy systems but discarding legacy mindsets, India's global software major Infosys is relying on automation for digital transformation of their clients' business, Chairman Nandan Nilekani said on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Advani reaches Shimla for week-long sojourn
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Former Deputy Prime Minister and veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani, accompanied by his daughter and other family members, on Saturday arrived here on a seven-day private visit to Himachal Pradesh.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
ED offers to provide air ambulance to bring Choksi back
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday rejected a plea by fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi that he should be questioned in Antigua because of his health condition and said it can arrange air ambulance with medical experts to bring him back to India for interrogation in connection with the PNB fraud case.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Tej Pratap meets Lalu Prasad, gives Bhagavad Gita
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) After the humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav met his jailed and ailing father Lalu Prasad at a hospital, here on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Finish works in illegal colonies in 5 months: Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked officials to complete development works in unauthorised colonies within five months, here on Saturday. He said this after reviewing development works at a meeting.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Halwa' ceremony held, Budget papers get into printing mode
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The government on Saturday started the process of printing of the Budget 2019-20 documents following the customary 'halwa' ceremony in which Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman participated.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Thakur appeals to Rajnath not to shift army command from Shimla
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur has appealed to Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh not to shift the headquarters of the Army Training Command (ARTRAC) from Shimla to Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Remains of human skeleton found behind Muzaffarpur hospital, probe ordered
Patna, June 22 (IANS) An investigation was ordered on Saturday after remains of human skeletons were recovered from the government-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, where 108 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and over 100 children are still being treated, officials said.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
US-Iran tensions force airlines to reroute flights
Abu Dhabi, June 22 (IANS) The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates has asked registered air operators to reroute their flights after Iran shot down a US reconnaissance drone over the Strait of Hormuz.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Togo,Business/Economy,Politics
Infosys using automation to transform clients' business: Nilekani
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Renewing legacy systems but discarding legacy mindsets, India's global software major Infosys is relying on automation for digital transformation of their clients' business, Chairman Nandan Nilekani said on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Give your home a twist with soft furnishings
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Lifting the look of your house can be easy with a change or two in soft furnishings. Play around with a rug or throw in cushions to style it well, suggest experts.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Monalisa loves connecting with fans
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Actress Monalisa loves to tap the power of digital media to connect with fans.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Kamal Nath undergoes finger surgery: CM office
Bhopal, June 22 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath underwent a finger surgery at the government-run Hamidia Hospital, here on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Bar Council chief's killer dies in Gurugram hospital
Gurugram, June 22 (IANS) The lawyer who shot himself after killing Uttar Pradesh Bar Council President Darvesh Singh Yadav in Agra court died in a Gurugram hospital on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Life got ruined with '...Wasseypur', says Kashyap
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says when "Gangs Of Wasseypur" released on this day seven years ago, his life got "ruined".
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana start favourites in revived TT team events (Preview)
Sonepat, June 22 (IANS) Eight men and six women teams will be competing in the UTT National Ranking (North Zone) Table Tennis Championships, starting at the DPS school from Sunday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
A year later, Thai boys rescued from cave grapple with fame
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) A year after they found themselves trapped for over two weeks inside a cave in northern Thailand, 12 boys from a youth soccer team and their coach are still grappling with their new-found fame after their harrowing rescue operation captured the world's attention and changed their lives forever in many ways.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Thailand,Human Interest/Society
#DontSayBhangi petition gets over 62,000 signatures
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) #DontSayBhangi, a petition unveiled on the social media by the team of Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Article 15" to urge people to stop casual usage of the word 'bhangi', has been signed by over 62,000 people.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
27-year-old WC history in-between England and semis spot
London, June 22 (IANS) Coming into the 2019 edition of the World Cup, England were considered one of the favourites to lift the title. But after their loss to Sri Lanka in their last game on Friday, Eoin Morgan and boys need to win two of their last three games against Australia, India and New Zealand.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Himachal Chief Justice takes oath of office
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Justice V. Ramasubramanian was administered the oath of office by Governor Acharya Devvrat at a simple but an impressive ceremony here.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
JGU, CHRI sign MoU for close collaboration on human rights issues
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) have signed an MoU for close collaboration on human rights issues through internships, fellowships, researcher mobility programmes, joint research, joint workshops, collaborative summer/winter courses for emerging scholars, students and staff and collaborative executive education courses.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
NSA Doval offers prayers at native village in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, June 22 (IANS) National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval on Saturday was given a traditional welcome at his native village Gheedi in Pauri district of Uttarakhand. Doval was in the village to offer prayers to his family deity, Bal Kunwari Devi.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Religion
3D sewing robotic arm developed in China
Hangzhou (China), June 22 (IANS) Traditional ways of sewing that rely on human hands or sewing machines may undergo a drastic change, as researchers in eastern China's Zhejiang province have created a 3D sewing robotic arm.
2019-06-22
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Technology
Trump dismisses rape allegation as 'fiction' (2nd Lead)
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has dismissed allegations that he raped a woman in a dressing room of an upscale Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, terming it "fiction".
2019-06-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sehwag says World Cup has come alive after SL beat England
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) While many called Sri Lanka's win over England at Headingley on Friday as one of the biggest upsets of the 2019 World Cup, former India opener Virender Sehwag feels that it has made the showpiece event more lively and interesting. Sri Lanka beat England by 20 runs in a thrilling contest.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
2009 Swiss aircraft buy: CBI books Sanjay Bhandari, IAF officials
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday said it had a registered a case against arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, officials of Swiss company Pilatus Aircrafts Ltd and some unknown officials of the Indian Air Force and the Defence Ministry in the 2009 trainer aircraft deal case.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Politics
'Suno' an attempt to make the audience think
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) "Suno", a new short film featuring Sumeet Vyas and Amrita Puri as a married couple, raises some disturbing but important questions about drawing the line in relationships.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP delegation visits Bengal's violence-hit Bhatpara, demands probe into killings
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) A three-member BJP delegation on Saturday visited violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district where two persons were shot dead during a clash on Thursday, and demanded a probe into the killings even as it accused the state police of opening fire on innocent people.
2019-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
ID? Airport security asks Deepika Padukone
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A security personnel strictly followed protocol by asking Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone for her identity proof at the entry point of the airport here.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India in final of FIH Women's Series Finals, secure Oly qualifiers berth
Hiroshima, June 22 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team on Saturday secured their place in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019 as they advanced to the final of the FIH Women's Series Finals after defeating Chile 4-2 in the semi-final match held at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.
2019-06-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Separatist Hurriyat leaders ready for talks, says J&K Governor
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Saturday that the separatist Hurriyat leaders are ready for talks with the government.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
India asks Pak to address global concerns on terror after FATF slams it
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India on Saturday asked Pakistan to address global concerns on terrorism by taking "credible" and "irreversible" steps, after an international body, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), slammed the country for failing to do enough to check terror financing and warned of action if it does not comply with the requirements in four months.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Being an outsider sets me free: Hollywood's Andrij Parekh
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Andrij Parekh feels his Gujarati roots make him good at business, and his Slavic soul infuses an emotional element to his creative work. The filmmaker says being of a mixed race has led him to a cultural place of being an 'outsider' in Hollywood, and that sets him free from many prejudices.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
9 killed in Hawaii aircraft crash
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) A twin-engine skydiving aircraft has crashed near an airfield on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, killing all nine passengers on board, authorities said.
2019-06-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smriti Irani, Goa CM Sawant in Amethi on two-day visit
Amethi, June 22 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani, accompanied by Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, reached Amethi on a two-day visit on Saturday.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
PhonePe 2nd most downloaded finance app in May: Report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a sign that people in India are fast adopting digital payments methods, a new study has found that PhonePe, a Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based app, was the second most downloaded app in the world in the finance category in May after Google Pay.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology