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Rajasthan changes govt schools' uniform, oppn BJP sees read
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has suddenly decided on a new uniform for students in government schools even as these are shut due to Covid-19, just because the earlier one was similar to that of members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
2020-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Robbie Williams: I'm numerically dyslexic
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has revealed that he is dyslexic when it comes to digits. He says he has problems in doing simple sums.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Beijing 2022 to be a historic event, says IOC chief Thomas Bach
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) With 500 days to go before the opening of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has lauded Beijing 2022 for being a "historic event" which will make the Chinese capital the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympic Games.
2020-09-21
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Direct cargo ferry service between India and Maldives launched
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a landmark development, a direct cargo ferry service between India and Maldives commenced on Monday. This is the first time that a direct cargo shipping line is connecting the two neighbouring countries.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amazon India helps artisans, weavers double their sales in 10 weeks
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Customers from more than 12,000 pincodes in India purchased a product from the 'Stand for Handmade' store front, helping artisans, weavers and women entrepreneurs double their sales in the 10-week period, Amazon India said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Pak now violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Rajouri (Ld)
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) After violating the ceasefire on the Line of Control in Poonch district, Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on Monday in J&K's Rajouri district as well.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Sensex falls 800 points as Covid cases surge globally
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian stock market plunged on Monday, tracking a global selloff due to a fresh spurt of coronavirus cases across Europe.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Artisans stare at penury as no buyers for Ravana effigies
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With the festival of Dussehra still around a month away, artisans who earn their livelihood by making effigies of demon king Ravana, his brother Kumbhkarana, son Meghnada and others are staring at a bleak future as there are no buyers this time for their artefacts in the largest effigy market in Titarpur in Delhi.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
CBI raids in Delhi, UP, Raj, Haryana in Rs 1,400 cr bank fraud case
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday carried out searches at eight locations in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana over alleged bank fraud to the tune of Rs 1,400 crore by a private company.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HDFC Bank to file response to US lawsuit by early next year
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) HDFC Bank has denied the allegations in a class action suit in the US and said it intends to defend itself vigorously in the lawsuit.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ladakhis sending food materials for jawans at LAC
Leh, Sep 21 (IANS) For the last one week Namgiyal Phunsung has been travelling to villages in Ladakh to collect ethnic food materials for jawans at the LAC.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
OnePlus 8T 5G smartphone to debut globally on Oct 14
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Global technology brand OnePlus on Monday announced to globally unveil its new flagship device OnePlus 8T 5G on October 14.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Fire breaks out at Covid hospital in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) A fire broke out at the dedicated Sadguru Covid Hospital at Jagatpur in Odisha's Cuttack on Monday, said a fire official.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Keto diet could reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease (Sep 21 is World Alzheimer's day)
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eating healthy, low calorie food could help fight the fungi in the gut and thus reduce the risk of dementia among senior citizens, doctors said, citing a new study done in the US that revealed that the diet has a direct connection with Alzheimer's disease.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
ICC launches merchandise licensing partner tender process
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday launched the tender process for the appointment of both a host country merchandise licensing partner and an online merchandise licensing partner for the T20 World Cup 2021 and the World Cup 2023. Both the events are slated to be hosted in India.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Don't treat us as political football, TikTok tells Australian panel
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Short video-sharing platform TikTok, which has just got some reprieve in the US market after a deal with Oracle and Walmart, told an Australian Senate committee in its written submission that it accepts the scrutiny and embraces the challenge of providing more transparency and accountability.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
CIBA's bacteria-eating virus tech now available to shrimp farms
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) on Monday said it has transferred its technology to make bacteriophages, or viruses that eat bacteria, to control bacterial diseases in shrimp hatcheries.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology
SAD leaders meet Prez, urge to withhold assent to farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an NDA ally, on Monday evening met President Ram Nath Kovind and urged him to withhold assent to the contentious farm Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPL: Kohli 'all-time great player', will not struggle, says Styris
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli is an all-time great player and will not struggle when he takes the field after a long Covid-19 induced hiatus in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, feels former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Will neither underestimate nor overestimate any team, says Garhwal FC coach
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The 2020-21 Indian football season is set to begin with the I-League Qualifier 2020 simultaneously in Kolkata and Kalyani which will feature five teams facing each other to determine who gets a direct entry into the 2020-21 edition of the I-League.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Travel bug hits people, digital skills to boost recovery: Google
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) After living months in isolation during the pandemic, the travel bug has hit millions of people and according to Google, 45 per cent of the top 100 questions related to travel in Search focused on the impact of Covid-19 and the desire to travel as safely and as soon as possible.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
NCB to summon Sara, Shraddha for questioning in Sushant case
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Widening its probe into the drugs angle in the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will summon Bollywood actors Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor for questioning.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Akshay Kumar, 'Bellbottom' unit work double shift in Scotland
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar decided to bend his rule of 18 years, and gave extra hours for the shoot of his upcoming film, Bellbottom. Akshay had been strictly following an eight-hour work schedule all these years.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka BJP MLA in ugly spat with minister
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly was witness to an exchange of 'harsh' words between BJP MLA Belli Prakash who sought to question Municipal Administration Minister K.C. Narayan Gowda on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Centre to SC: Digital media completely uncontrolled, courts should make rules for it first
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In the Sudarshan News controversy, the Centre has reiterated that there is no need for the Supreme Court to embark on an exercise to lay down guidelines for print and electronic media in the backdrop of the existing codes and their self-regulatory mechanism, instead it should begin the exercise on issues in the context of digital media.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Chandan Roy Sanyal visits Irrfan's grave
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal visited actor Irrfan Khans resting place in the city, and says that he took a piece of his former co-star back along with his blessings.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
IPL: Delhi Capitals reinvent virtual fan engagement
Dubai/New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals have announced an array of virtual fan engagement initiatives for their official fan club - 'the DC Toli', which went live with their opening game against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Spider venom may work as painkiller for irritable bowel syndrome
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) The venom from one of the largest spiders in the world may bring the hope to ease the gut pain suffered by millions of people with the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Australian researchers revealed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Karnataka's Congress MLA Sangamesh tests corona positive
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Karnataka's Congress legislator BK Sangamesh from Bhadravathi has been admitted in a private city hospital after testing cornavirus positive , a party official said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese researchers develop neural system for brain-machine interface
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Chinese researchers have developed a neural signal analysis system with memristor arrays, paving the way for high-efficiency brain-machine interfaces.
2020-09-21
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Pak violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and intense shelling in three sectors on the Line of Control on Monday in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Extremely concerned about balancing dignity, free speech: SC on Sudarshan News issue
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it is extremely concerned about the balance of the right to dignity with that of free speech.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Anurag Kashyap's lawyer: MeToo reduced to mere tool for character assassination
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is deeply pained by the false allegations of sexual misconduct that have surfaced against him, says his lawyer Priyanka Khimani, who feels that the MeToo movement has been reduced to a mere tool for character assassination.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
The Esports Club launches pro league for Counter-Strike
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) The Esports Club, a Bengaluru-based esports tournament platform, has announced its latest esports event, the Dell Gaming TEC Pro League for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi riots: Umar Khalid denied permission to meet family in police custody
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday dismissed an application filed by former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, seeking permission to meet his family during police custody.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala hikes allowance to transgenders for sex-change surgeries
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The Kerala government on Monday said it had enhanced the allowance given to transgenders for sex-change surgeries and set aside Rs 50 lakh for the purpose.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL 13: Rajasthan Royals launches a new app
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals on Monday announced the launch of their new app, "The Rajasthan Royals app", claiming that it would have some never seen before technology that would bring fans closer to the action.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andrij Parekh makes India proud at Emmys 2020
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Director Andrij Parekh, the Indian connect in the Emmys 2020 winner roster, has dedicated his award to all people of colour.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ASUS enters commercial PC market in India with 11 products
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) ASUS India, the Indian arm of Taiwanese IT major, on Monday forayed into the commercial PC market in India with launching "Expert Series" brand with 11 devices across laptops, desktops and All-in-Ones, targeting the key enterprise segments in the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Mobile Premier League raises $90mn in Series C funding
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Home-grown esports and mobile gaming platform Mobile Premier League (MPL) on Monday said it had raised $90 million (approximately Rs 662 crore) in Series C funding, led by SIG and early stage tech investor RTP Global, along with MDI Ventures and Pegasus Tech Ventures.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Sports
Preity Zinta demands new IPL rules after narrow KXIP loss
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress and co-owner of Kings XI Punjab team Preity Zinta has expressed her disappointment over certain cricketing rules at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Doctors in UP warn those wearing dubious 'Corona cards'
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Doctors are now warning people against wearing 'Corona cards' available in the market that 'promise' safety against the Coronavirus infection if worn around the neck.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Cong's 12-hour Tripura shutdown evokes mixed response
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the opposition Congress against the Tripura government's alleged misgovernance and failure to curb Covid-19 spread evoked a mixed response in the state on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Emmys 2020: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox have mini 'Friends' reunion
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox united for a mini reunion to celebrate their hugely popular sitcom, Friends, during a video call with host Jimmy Kimmel at the virtual Emmy award gala.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sona College of Technology bags award for Covid-19 app
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Sona College of Technology has won the top prize in a challenge by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to help combat Covid-19.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Nitish urges Centre to extend Purvanchal Expressway till Buxar
Patna, Sep 21: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching nine important highway projects in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has emphasised on the need to extend the Purvanchal Expressway from Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur to Buxar.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Politics
Confident CSK keen to continue winning run vs Royals (IPL Match 4 Preview)
Sharjah, Sep 21 (IANS/GloFans) After an impressive outing in their IPL campaign opener against reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI), the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be up against the 2008 champions Rajasthan Royals in their second game of the season at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Orthopaedic doc dies of Covid-19 in Kolkata
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) A 57-year-old orthopaedic doctor, Surajit Nandi, of Kolkata's Vidyasagar State General Hospital has died of Covid-19, sources said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook helps 2.5mn US voters register via its platforms
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Facebook on Monday said it has helped 2.5 million people register so far this year across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger before the National Voter Registration Day that falls on September 22.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Caracal goes for 'Make in India' initiative to supply 93,895 CAR 816 assault rifles
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The UAE-based small arms manufacturer Caracal on Monday stated they are committed to the 'Make in India initiative to fast-track the supply of 93,895 CAR 816 assault rifles. The company was selected by the Indian Ministry of Defence in 2018 to supply assault rifles to Indian Army.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Man shot, injured in UP village after quarrel over dog
Etah (UP), Sep 21 (IANS) An elderly person was shot and critically injured in a village in Etah district after a fight with a neighbour over a pet dog, police said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ram Gopal Varma: The Anurag Kashyap I know is a highly sensitive and emotional person
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma has tweeted extending support to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who currently faces sexual harassment allegations from upcoming actress Payal Ghosh.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Bollywood robs women's dignity': BJP turns on the heat in Parliament
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) 'Bollywood kills, Bollywood sexually abuses', were some of the allegations that resonated in the Parliament House complex on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kareena Kapoor turns 40, wishes pour in from colleagues
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor Khan turned 40 on Monday, and several Bollywood personalities took to social media to wish the actress.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Customs probes deeper into Kerala gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The Customs, as part of its probe into the sensational Kerala gold smuggling case, on Monday questioned the driver and owner of the vehicle which transported a baggage consignment from the Air Cargo complex to the UAE Consulate here on March 4.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Maha's plan to 'ration' oxygen attracts flak from doctors
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) In a bizarre move, the Maharashtra government has abruptly decided to 'ration' medical oxygen for patients in Covid-19 public and private hospital wards/ICUs, kicking up a row between the state and the medical fraternity.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
TN CM launches seven more mobile ration shops
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday flagged off seven more Amma mobile ration shops as part of the scheme's expansion plan.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Breast cancer drug shows promise to change prostate cancer treatment
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can extend the lives of some men with prostate cancer, showed results of a major trial which could change clinical practice.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
T'gana man refuses to allow mother into house over Covid fear
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) In a cruel act, a man refused to allow his mother into the house due to Covid scare, though she has already recovered from the virus.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Prince Charles calls for 'swift' action on climate change
London, Sep 21 (IANS) The UK's Prince Charles has warned the climate crisis will "dwarf" the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and urged that "swift and immediate action" was needed, the media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
ASUS forays into commercial PC market in India will 11 devices
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) ASUS India, the Indian arm of Taiwanese IT major, on Monday forayed into the commercial PC market in India with launching "Expert Series" brand with 11 devices across laptops, desktops and All-in-Ones, targeting the key enterprise segments in the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
World Alzheimer's Day: Avoiding drugs, healthy lifestyle key to combat disease
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) World Alzheimer's Day is observed every year on September 21. The Alzheimer's disease is seen in people especially after 65 years of age where they are unable to remember things or tasks. Taking necessary precautions while maintaining a healthy lifestyle and keeping away from drugs can keep mental disorders such as Alzheimer's and dementia at bay.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
PETA India seeks probe into Jaipur elephant deaths
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) After the recent deaths of four elephants who were used for tourist rides in Jaipur, the India chapter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), recently fired off a letter to Rajasthan Chief Secretary Rajeev Swarup, requesting him to order a thorough probe into the incidents.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tollywood music director Keeravaani donates plasma 2nd time
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) M. M. Keeravaani, acclaimed Tollywood music director and his son on Monday donated plasma for the second time after recovering from coronavirus recently.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Launch urban employment guarantee scheme: Rangarajan Committee recommends to TN
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Coming out with an urban employment guarantee scheme, increasing the capital expenditure by Rs 10,000 crore and also spending Rs 3,200 crore in the construction workers fund to generate employment opportunities, are some of the recommendations made by the C. Rangarajan Committee to the Tamil Nadu government.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
A new bright picture of Saudi Arabia (On the occasion of 90th National Day of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
This September 23 marks the 90th anniversary of the unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the founder King Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud. Nine decades of continued growth and nation building transformed the kingdom into a global economic power and regional anchor of stability. Today, Saudi Arabia continues its illustrious path of progress under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence.
2020-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases top 31mn mark: Johns Hopkins (Ld)
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases on Monday surpassed the 31 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 960,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Consumers shifting to low to mid-range phones in pandemic: IDC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) As consumers prioritise spending on essentials amid economic uncertainties in the pandemic times, they are buying more low-to-mid range smartphones and 73 per cent of smartphone shipments in 2020 is expected to be priced below $400, according to a new report.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Govt to move six Bills in LS for passage on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The central government is slated to move six Bills, including four pertaining to ordinances, for passage in the Lok Sabha on Monday. These Bills will be moved soon after the House assembles for the day at 3 pm.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US-based mask maker 'cheats' B'luru firm of Rs 1.23 cr
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) A garment firm in the city filed a complaint with the cyber crime wing of the Karnataka Crime Investigation Department (CID) against a US-based firm for allegedly cheating it of Rs 1.23 crore by failing to deliver N95 masks it ordered in July, police said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naidu says RS Deputy Chairman was threatened
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday condemned the unruly incidents that took place in the Upper House on Sunday and said it was a bad day for the Rajya Sabha.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC on Shaheen Bagh: Right to protest must not hamper right to mobility of others
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said Right to Protest of one section has to be in balance with others' Right to Mobility on a public road, as everyone has the right to move from one place to another and this right cannot be prejudiced by blocking a public road to hold protests.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mamata fumes at suspension of MPs
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday condemned the suspension of eight MPs who fought to protect the interests of farmers in Parliament, dubbing the move as "unfortunate".
2020-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
TECNO launches new SPARK 6 Air variant at Rs 8,699 in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand of Transsion Holdings, on Monday rolled out a new variant of the SPARK 6 Air with 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage at Rs 8,699 in India.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Aus govt restores lead over opposition: Poll
Canberra, Sep 21 (IANS) Australia's governing coalition has restored its lead over the opposition Labor Party, a poll has found.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
MP Assembly holds 1-day session, adjourned sine die
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Assembly's one-day Monsoon Session was held here on Monday, with only 61 MLAs listed to be present while following the social distancing norms amid the coronavirus pandemic. The House was later adjourned sine die.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Birla Corp shares fall as Calcutta HC orders removal of Chairman Lodha
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shares of Birla Corporation fell as much as 8.16 per cent on Monday as the Calcutta High Court directed the removal of its Chairman Harsh Vardhan Lodha.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
In a first, Indian Navy women officers to join warships crew
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Heralding yet another first in the history of Indian naval aviation, two women officers have been selected to join as "Observers" (Airborne Tacticians) in the helicopter stream. Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh will be the first women officers in the Indian Navy to embark on Navy warships as part of ship's crew.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
College students with disabilities at higher substance abuse risk
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) College students with physical and cognitive disabilities have a higher prevalence of drug use disorder, than their non-disabled peers, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers University in the US.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Delhi's ICU beds reservation causes misery to non-Covid patients (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Being a national capital, Delhi has been privileged with advanced medical treatment facilities and numerous hospitals. Thousands of patients come here with a hope for cure as such facilities are not available in their hometowns. However, their hopes were dashed after the Delhi government ordered 33 private hospitals to reserve 80 per cent ICU beds for Covid patients.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
K'tka CM proposal to cut down session to 3-day irks the opposition
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Even before the Legislature session commenced, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday hinted that the state was contemplating to reduce the legislature session from eight to three days owing to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
IOC bets big on petrochemicals, forward integration into textile biz
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Country's largest oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation proposes to leverage its growing petrochemical operations to expand textile business as it looks to diversify operations and offset risks associated with oil operations.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New law to define agricultural products, trade areas
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Aiming to double farmers' income by 2022, the Modi government has enacted a new law to provide an alternative channel for the sale of farm produce, apart from the agri markets operated under Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Acts of the respective states.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cricket Australia recruits experts to improve diversity, inclusion
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Cricket Australia will enlist the assistance of a wide range of experts and sportspeople to develop the next stage of its diversity and inclusion action plan.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
UK PM to address nation over 'winter lockdown plans'
London, Sep 21 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to address the nation to brace citizens for "winter lockdown plans" in preparation for a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, media reports said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Xiaomi's 'Mi India on Wheels' begins retail journey in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Xiaomi's smartphone and smart TV sub-brand Mi India on Monday launched 'Mi Store on Wheels' to take the retail experience to small cities and towns across the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
2-year wait for states not opting for GST compensation formula
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) States which failed to submit their options before the GST Council meeting in October will have to wait for at least two years to get compensation on Goods and Services Tax collection shortfall expected during the transition period, Finance Ministry sources said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trainee pilot killed in UP chopper crash (2nd Ld)
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) A rookie pilot was killed after a helicopter carrying 4 people crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district on Monday. Police and local authorities are the spot and rescue operations are underway.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trainee pilot in UP chopper crash (Ld)
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) A rookie pilot was killed after a helicopter carrying 4 people crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district on Monday. Police and local authorities are the spot and rescue operations are underway.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maldives notes progress in controlling Covid-19
Male, Sep 21 (IANS) Health officials in the Maldives said on Monday that island-nation has made progress in controlling the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic as the number of positive cases significantly dropped in recent days.
2020-09-21
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Anubhav Sinha commends ladies extending support to Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) After filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was accused of sexual harassment by actress Payal Ghosh, many women he has known have come forward to extend support to him, particularly his ex-wives Aarti Bajaj and actress Kalki Koechlin, besides actresses Taapsee Pannu and Mahie Gill, among others.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NZ commits $18mn investment in Covid-19 vaccine development
Wellington, Sep 21 (IANS) The New Zealand government has committed to investing NZ$27 million ($18 million) in Covid-19 vaccine development through the global COVAX Facility, Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
1 dead in UP chopper crash
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) A person was killed after a helicopter carrying 4 people crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district on Monday. Police and local authorities are the spot and rescue operations are underway.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Turkey detains 6 Iraqi nationals over IS links
Ankara, Sep 21 (IANS) Police in Turkey on Monday detained six Iraqi nationals in Samsun province over their suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) terror group, state-media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Terrorism
John Abraham's 'Satyameva Jayate 2' confirmed for Eid 2021 release
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The John Abraham-starrer Satyameva Jayate 2 will release on May 12, 2021 on the occasion of Eid.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
If it's watershed moment, why farmers not celebrating: KTR
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president and cabinet minister K. T. Rama Rao on Monday differed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that the passage of Farm Bills in Parliament is a 'watershed moment' for the agriculture sector.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'New Education Policy will bring rise in demand for tailored courses'
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) The New Education Policy (NEP) has infused a new wave of optimism with the vision of strengthening the education system, branching out into varied dimensions of skill-based learning to empower the Indian youth with the new age dynamism. The policy has arrived at the most appropriate time, when India is all geared up to redefine itself as "Atmanirbhar Bharat".
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Aus PM rules out 'achievable' net zero emissions target
Canberra, Sep 21 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out committing to a net zero carbon emissions target by 2050 despite describing it as "achievable".
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Twitter inquisition helps China on corona origin
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The dots are getting clearer; and there are so many of them that it is not very difficult now to join them and get the picture. The big picture, which is: Big Tech like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Microsoft boss Bill Gates seem to be in league with the global public health mafia to end all freedoms that crystallized in the Age of Enlightenment, including free speech and the right to live as people want to live.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Technology
Emmys 2020: Zendaya makes history
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Zendaya has made history by becoming the youngest actress to win an Emmy in the Drama Lead Actress category.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'tka legislature's Monsoon Session begins amid health SOPs
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) An eight-day Monsoon Session of the Karnataka legislature began on Monday amid unprecedented health safety measures like compulsory wearing of masks, gloves, face shields and permission for entry to only those carrying COVID-19 negative certificates.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Emmys 2020: 'Schitt's Creek', 'Succession', 'Watchmen' win big
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Canadian family comedy, Schitts Creek, made history at the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards as it took home the majority of awards at the ceremony, which was held virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
New edu-tech platform focuses on Indian, Canadian educators
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Gaps in universality of the mode of imparting education often leads educators to fend for themselves and figure out things on their own, says Krishna, an innovator and developer of a new web app for teachers and educators to stream their classes online using native Live Learning tools or smart integrated apps like Google Meet.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story' Released
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Following much controversy and even a publisher switch, the book 'Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story', was released virtually by publishing house Garuda Prakashan on Sunday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Over 78% people used connections to get Covid-19 ICU bed: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Only four per cent patients were able to get a Covid-19 ICU bed through the routine process, while 78 per cent had to use connections and clout, a survey revealed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Anurag Kashyap's ex-wife Kalki Koechlin: You've fought for freedom of women in your scripts
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin has come out in support of her former husband, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has been accused by budding actress Payal Ghosh of sexual harassment.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Plogging: A step into a cleaner, healthier future
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) When eco-fitness enthusiast Ripu Daman Bevli started to pick trash off the streets alongside his jogging regimen, a few years ago, people would curiously ask him 'Why are you doing this?'.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Realme spruces up narzo series with 3 smartphones in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ramping up its popular narzo series keeping the youth in mind, smartphone brand Realme on Monday launched three new devices offering latest processors, fast charging and huge batteries in the India market.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Google Pay adds tap to pay feature for Axis, SBI card users
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Google Pay in collaboration with Visa and banking partners on Monday rolled out tokenisation across its platform, enabling users to safely transact with their cards and use Tap-to-pay feature on near-field communication (NFC)-enabled point of sale (POS) terminals and online merchants.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
ISL: Bosnian central defender Enes Sipovic signs for Chennaiyin FC
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC have announced the signing of Bosnia and Herzegovina center-back Enes Sipovic for the duration of the 2020-21 season.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Steps taken by Delhi govt to provide aid to widows: HC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday observed that the state government has taken adequate steps to provide financial assistance to widows through pensions and other schemes.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amazon to unveil new Echo, Alexa devices on Sep 24
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Amazon is set to unveil new Echo, Fire TV and Alexa devices on September 24 and the Devices & Services team will showcase products across categories via a virtual event.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Will Kerala Police get its 1st woman chief
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) In a touch and go kind of a situation, and only if all right cards fall into right places, Kerala may soon get its first woman state police chief.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National
Andhra police begin probe in Rs 117 cr CM Relief Fund scam
Thulluru (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police registered a case to unearth the unidentified criminals involved in the multi-city illegal money, Rs 117 crore, withdrawal attempt from the AP CM Relief Fund recently.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Florida, Texas remain tight battlegrounds in US prez polls
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A new poll has revealed that the US states of Florida and Texas remain tight battlegrounds in the November 3 presidential election, the media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
IPL 13: Dhawan misses chance to equal Raina's record
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals star batsman Shikhar Dhawan missed out on a chance to equal Suresh Raina's Indian Premier League milestone.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Visa, IfundWomen grant to empower Indian women entrepreneurs
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Visa along with its global partner IFundWomen on Monday announced a grant programme to empower women entrepreneurs in India.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society
RS adjourned till Tuesday after uproar over 8 MPs' suspension
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After the opposition protests over the suspension of eight lawmakers on Monday disrupted Rajya Sabha proceedings and led to several adjournments, its Chairman adjourned the House till Tuesday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
6 more US soldiers, families in S.Korea test Covid-19 positive
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) Six more American soldiers and their families in South Korea have tested positive for the novel coronavirus concerns of a resurgence in the Asian country, the US Forces Korea (USFK) said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Rheumatoid arthritis linked to 23% higher diabetes risk
London, Sep 21 (IANS) People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis may be at 23 per cent increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, says a new study.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Despite fuel price cuts, OMCs improve marketing margins
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Covid-19 pushed demand squeeze and fall in product prices, including that of fuel is unlikely to impact the profitability of oil marketing companies in the country as their net marketing margin on auto fuel is expected to surge in coming fortnight with expectation that it may remain at elevated levels for rest of the year, analysts tracking the sector said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trump dismisses climate change role in wildfires
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has dismissed the role of climate change in the raging wildfires along the country's West Coast, saying the crisis was due to the poor management of state forests, the media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Telangana's daily Covid count drops with dip in tests
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The weekly dip in Covid-19 tests in Telangana saw the daily count of infections dropping to 1,302, officials said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Turning rejection into opportunity against adversity (Book Review)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) He was twice rejected by one of India's top FMCG firms when he applied for a job from campus. More than once, he did not get the promotion that he thought he richly deserved. The draft of his first book on advertising cases was rejected as a plug. Several clients, on multiple occasions, rejected campaign ideas that he had projected.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
BBB recommends 13 GMs for Executive Directors' posts in PSBs
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has recommended the names of 13 General Managers of various Public Sector Banks (PSB) for appointment as Executive Directors.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Google Pay rolls out NFC-Based tokenised card payment in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Google Pay in collaboration with Visa and banking partners on Monday rolled out tokenisation across its platform, enabling users to safely transact with their cards and use Tap-to-pay feature on near-field communication (NFC)-enabled point of sale (POS) terminals and online merchants.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
JGU expands full time faculty to 725
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has hired 165 new faculty members in the academic session 2020-2021.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Biden leads Trump among Latinos: Poll
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden currently holds a sizable lead over President Donald Trump among Latino voters nationally, according to a new poll.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chinese spy racket: Journo Rajeev Sharma sent to 7-day police custody
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday remanded Journalist Rajeev Sharma, Chinese woman Qing Shi and Nepalese citizen Sher Singh to seven-day police custody in connection with a Chinese espionage racket case.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Diesel gets cheaper by over Rs 2/l this month
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Diesel prices continued to decline for the fifth consecutive day on Monday even though globally crude prices remained steady.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trump seeks $5bn from TikTok deal to teach youth 'real history'
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has sought to use the TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart to create a $5 billion fund to teach the youth the country's "real history".
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Raghav Juyal reveals his process of turning evil on screen
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor-dancer-show host Raghav Juyal, plays an antagonist in the series Abhay 2, has opened up on the process of playing a negative role. He says he had to retain a parallel thought process to understand the actions and reactions of the character.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
9 Afghan security personnel dead in Taliban ambush
Kabul, Sep 21 (IANS) Six Afghan soldiers and three police officers were killed and four others injured in a Taliban ambush in Takhar province, a government spokesman confirmed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Technology
Excessive noise pollution in Lahore rings alarm
Lahore, Sep 21 (IANS) The noise pollution level in Lahore has crossed the World Health Organisations (WHO) acceptable threshold of 60-65 dB in various areas of the city as well as across Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
CPI MP demands free mask distribution to poor
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Amid rising Covid-19 cases in the country, the CPI in the Rajya Sabha on Monday demanded the free distribution of masks to the deprived sections of the society.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC quashes NLSIU's decision to hold NLAT 2020
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday quashed Bengaluru-based National Law School of India University's decision to hold NLAT-2020 and directed it to admit students based on CLAT. With this "a student sitting in a corner of his small house in a village will get a chance to appear for the premier law entrance exams," a lawyer said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pak opposition parties form alliance to oust govt
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistans major opposition parties announced that they have formed an alliance to demand the ousting of the incumbent Imran Khan-led government, it was reported on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
RS faces repeated adjournments over MPs' suspension (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition forced three adjournment of the upper house within an hour after eight Rajya Sabha members were suspended on Monday following their unruly behaviour in Parliament a day ago.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ardern admits she 'made a mistake' with group photo
Wellington, Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday admitted she "made a mistake" when she took a selfie with supporters without appropriate social distancing.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Sachin Khedekar: No actor can rise above a bad script
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Sachin Khedekar believes a good script is truly important for an actor to showcase his acting skills.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AgustaWestland case: Hearing deferred to Sep 25
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday deferred the hearing to Friday on cognizance of supplementary charge sheet filed in connection with the alleged corruption in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Biden would oversee different foreign policy: US experts
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Just two months ahead of the November 3 US presidential election, experts have said that if Democratic nominee Joe Biden is elected, his foreign policy stance on issues relating to multi-lateralism, North Korea and Iran will be different compared to that of the current administration of President Donald Trump.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sensex in green amid choppy trade, IT stocks rise
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices pared initial losses on Monday morning, to trade marginally higher amidst choppy trade.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
HSBC, StanChart's shares plunge on reports of illicit fund movement
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shares of HSBC and Standard Chartered in Hong Kong plummeted nearly 3 per cent on Monday morning after reports suggested that they along with other banks allegedly moved large sums of illicit funds for nearly two decades.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1bn to boost 5G presence
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Swedish telecommunication giant Ericsson has acquired Cradlepoint, the US-based market leader in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions, for $1.1 billion.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
New Zealand relaxes Covid-19 restrictions
Wellington, Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand's largest city Auckland will ease restrictions on gatherings at midnight Wednesday, moving down from Covid-19 Alert Level 2.5 to 2, with the rest of the country moving down from Alert Level 2 to Level 1 from Monday midnight.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Space Liability Pool a way out to cover space risks?
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) With the Indian government deciding to allow the private sector to manufacture and launch rockets and satellites, the next issue facing the industry is the availability of insurance cover for third party liability against damages to property and lives a" on the ground and in space.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
IPL 13: Dhoni prefers players who are good in all departments, says Chahar
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pacer Deepak Chahar has revealed skipper M.S. Dhoni prefers players who can contribute in all departments, especially in the shortest format of the game.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
As Kerala HC speaks tough, police registers cases against 3,000
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) After the Kerala high court last week came down heavily on the police for failing to tackle the protests near the state Secretariat despite Covid directives, the police registered cases against 3,000 people, which is said to be a record of sorts.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
India records 86,961 Covid cases & 1,130 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With 86,961 fresh coronavirus cases and 1,130 deaths in 24 hours, India's Covid-19 tally on Monday inched closer to 55 lakh-mark with a total of 54,87,580 cases in 235 days since the first case was reported on January 30.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung Galaxy Watch3: Redefines health for Android users
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) As tech companies expand their product lineup in the fast-growing wearable market, the South Korean tech giant has brought its latest smartwatch Galaxy Watch Active3 in India that is the best Android wearable when it comes to monitoring health and fitness -- something that Apple pioneered with its Watches early on.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Opp forces 2 RS adjournments after suspension of 8 MPs
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition forced two adjournment of the upper house after the suspension of its members on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2nd Republican Senator opposes new SC Justice confirmation
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Lisa Murkowski became the second US Republican Senator to oppose voting on a nominee to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November 3 presidential election.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
India's payments tech company FSS bags order from Canada's Everlink
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Despite the Covid-19 pandemic raging across the world, India's payments technology and transaction processing major Financial Software and Systems (FSS) gained a firm foothold in the Canadian market bagging the mandate from Everlink Payment Services Inc to modernise its card issuance infrastructure, said top company officials.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Thane building crash: 10 dead, 25 rescued (Ld)
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 21 (IANS) Ten people were killed, several injured and more than two dozen were feared trapped after a three-storey building crashed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi, around 60 km north of Mumbai, early on Monday, officials said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New Japanese PM holds 1st phone talks with Trump
Tokyo, Sep 21 (IANS) Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held his first phone talks with US President Donald Trump since he took office last week, during which the two leaders agreed to further strengthen the security alliance between the two countries.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
TikTok rival Chingari claims 30 million downloads in 3 months
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Short-video sharing platform Chingari on Monday claimed it has garnered more than 30 million organic users on its platform in just three months.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
IPL 13: Sehwag takes jibe at umpire for dubious 'short run' decision
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Former India batsman Virender Sehwag slammed the umpiring during Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals' Indian Premier League (IPL) game after Chris Jordan's run was adjudged not complete despite replays showing the bat had crossed the line.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Spurt in corona cases as Taj Mahal reopens after 188 days
Agra, Sep 21 (IANS) After a long gap of closure for 188 days due to the pandemic, the 17th-century monument of love, the Taj Mahal, reopened to visitors on Monday, even as a spurt of 144 new Covid-19 cases raised the alarm level of the district administration.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
MPs who caused Sunday's ruckus suspended, says RS Chairman
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A day after pandemonium occurred in the upper house, Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suspended several MPs who were accused of causing ruckus in Parliament.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
22 Thai provinces hit hard by flash floods
Bangkok, Sep 21 (IANS) Twenty-two provinces in Thailand have been severely affected by flash floods after tropical storm Noul made landfall in the country, said a senior government officia.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Thailand,Environment/Wildlife
Over 60K sign up for Russian Covid vax, 700 injected
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS) More than 60,000 people have applied to volunteer for the coronavirus vaccine trials in Moscow and over 700 people have been injected with the coronavirus vaccine, the media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
'US can't initiate process of reinstating UN sanctions on Iran'
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, has denied the unilateral announcement made by the US that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
IPL 13: Need to bat sensibly in the middle overs, feels SRH's Rashid
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad legspinner Rashid Khan has said the SRH middle order needs to play sensible cricket in the middle overs as they look to take on Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Golfer DeChambeau clinches US Open title
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Bryson DeChambeau has stormed his way to a six-shot US Open win.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
Schools to reopen in J&K at 'parents' risk'
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Schools in Jammu and Kashmir will reopen on Monday for Classes 9 to 12, but the entire responsibility for the safety of the students will be on the parents.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Iraq bans entry of foreign travellers
Baghdad, Sep 21 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have banned the entry of foreign travellers into the country amid the appearance of new coronavirus strains in neighbouring countries.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Flash Flood Watch issued in Houston
Houston, Sep 21 (IANS) The US National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Houston area in Texas until through Tuesday as tropical storm Beta continued moving towards the Gulf Coast.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Major drug consignment recovered in UP district
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) A consignment of 200 kg of 'bhang' (cannabis), 30 kg of 'ganja' and four kg of hash has been recovered from a rented accommodation in Meerut's Lalkurti area, the police said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
It took him 24 years to clear his name
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) It took a man in Uttar Pradesh three months in jail and 24 years of court battle to prove his innocence.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tesla can achieve 'record deliveries' in Q3, says Elon Musk
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Just ahead of the Battery Day, Elon Musk has said Tesla has a shot at a record September quarter for vehicle deliveries.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Man arrested for trying to attack anti-Netanyahu protesters
Jerusalem, Sep 21 (IANS) A man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to ram his car on a group of people protesting at a rally in Jerusalem against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's handling of the coronavirus crisis, police said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
FB chat & dhoka: Extortion racket bust in UP
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) An extortion racket run in Uttar Pradesh that threatened people would be framed in false rape cases if they did not cough up money, has been unearthed in Hapur district.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ayodhya mosque may be square shaped
Ayodhya, Sep 21 (IANS) The Dhannipur mosque that will come up in Ayodhya in lieu of the demolished Babri mosque, will be square shaped like the Kaaba Sharif in Mecca.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Samsung's robotics wearable earns ISO certification
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) Samsung said on Monday that its exoskeleton has met the International Organisation for Standardization's safety requirements as the South Korean tech firm spurs to release home bots in the market.
2020-09-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
SSR case: CBI, AIIMS medical board to meet on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The AIIMS medical board will hold a meeting with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on Tuesday to discuss the findings of the probe done by the agency and the CFSL teams that went to Mumbai, and then decide on the next course of action, sources said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Mexico reiterates willingness to work with US against drug trafficking
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS) Mexican authorities have reiterated their wllingness to work closely with their US counterparts to combat drug trafficking and dismantle narcotic rings.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
HCL to acquire Australian IT solutions firm DWS
Noida, Sep 21 (IANS) HCL Technologies on Monday announced to acquire DWS Limited, a leading Australian IT, business and management consulting group, for an undisclosed sum.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Telefilm 'Footfairy' aims to start trend of 'TV first' releases in age of OTT premieres
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actors Gulshan Devaiah and Sagarika Ghatge will soon be seen in a telefilm titled Footfairy, which will explore the dark side of obsession.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
6.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines
Manila, Sep 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Surigao del Sur province in southern Philippines on Monday, authorities said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Trump's order on WeChat ban temporarily banned
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A US judge has temporarily halted President Donald Trump's executive order to ban WeChat, a Chinese messaging, social-media and mobile-payment app.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
Global Covid-19 cases nearing 31mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 31 million mark, while the deaths have increased to almost 960,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Shivamani on Amitabh Bachchan singing his composition in 'Atkan Chatkan'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Renowned percussionist Shivamani made his debut as a film music director with the recent OTT release, Atkan Chatkan, and among his glittering line-up of playback singers was screen icon Amitabh Bachchan.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Israel calls on European powers to reimpose sanctions against Iran
Jerusalem, Sep 21 (IANS) Israel has urged European powers to recognise US unilateral announcement over the resumption of the United Nations Security Council's sanctions against Iran.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Kafeel Khan takes battle with Yogi to UN body
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan, has taken his battle against the Yogi Adityanath government to an international level.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
7 killed in Thane building collapse
Thane, Sep 21 (IANS) At least seven persons were killed and over a dozen feared trapped when a three-storey building crashed at Bhiwandi town in Thane district in the early hours of Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mindy Kaling would love to work with Deepika, Sonam
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian origin American actress Mindy Kaling counts Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor as Indian stars she would love to work with.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Dolly J's latest collection a salute to confident women
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Designer Dolly J's latest couture collection celebrates body confidence and ethnicity. The designer launched her collection 'Gulenaar' on Day 3 of the first-ever digital edition of the India Couture Week (ICW), organised by the Fashion Design Council of India, on Sunday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
JJ Valaya's first virtual fashion show
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) "This is an exciting time. I know it's also a very trying time as well because a pandemic is upon us. But the pandemic is also throwing up a lot of options which perhaps nobody would have tried earlier. To do a complete fashion presentation virtually is something nobody thought of in the past. To actually have the entire world as your audience and everybody has a front-row seat, I don't think anything can get better than that," says veteran designer JJ Valaya in an interview to IANSlife.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Trump's plan to replace Ginsburg an abuse of power: Biden
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's move to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the presidential election is an "abuse of power", his Democratic rival Joe Biden has said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Iran urges US to perform duties, respect int'l laws
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) The spokesman of Iran's Foreign Ministry Saeed Khatibzadeh on Sunday urged the US to "return to the global community" and perform its duties.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
LS creates fresh record, burns midnight oil for Public Importance matters
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha inked another record in the history of Parliament by hearing 'Matters of Urgent Public Importance' during midnight proceedings of the ongoing Monsoon Session when most of the Indians were sleeping. The lower House which began its proceedings at 3 p.m. on Sunday concluded its session at 12.34 a.m. on Monday, spending more than two hours to hear the 'Matters of Urgent Public Importance' raised by the parliamentarians.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Capitals clinch a Super Over thriller against KXIP
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS/GloFans) After being pushed to the brink, the Delhi Capitals (DC) held their nerve to edge out the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in a heart-stopping Super Over decider to open their IPL campaign on a positive note here on Sunday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
It's a weird game, says Stoinis after stellar all-round show
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Marcus Stoinis did it with the bat and the ball for Delhi Capitals in their dramatic win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday. Stoinis smashed 53 off 21 balls to drag DC to 157/8 and when KXIP needed one to win off the last three balls, he took two consecutive wickets to take the game into the Super Over.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Wasn't easy to see the game turning in different directions: Shreyas
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer was all praise for his bowlers and Marcus Stoinis after their dramatic win over Kings XI Punjab in the Super Over.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
FinCEN files: Big banks let $2tn 'dirty money' move around world
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The FinCEN files show that the world's biggest banks have allowed criminals to move "dirty money" around the globe. In total, these reports flagged more than $2 trillion in transactions, according to BuzzFeed News.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Arjuna Awardee para swimmer moves Delhi HC against suspension
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Para swimmer and Arjuna award recipient Prasanta Karmakar has moved the Delhi High Court, challenging his 3-year-suspension pursuant to disciplinary proceedings conducted against him.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports
All-round Stoinis leads KXIP to victory over DC in Super Over
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) A brilliant all-round effort from Marcus Stoinis along with sharp bowling from Kagiso Rabada in the Super Over helped Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat sees 1,407 new Covid cases, 17 more deaths
Gandhinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Gujarat on Sunday saw 1,407 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,23,337, while the death toll rose to 3,322 as 17 more patients succumbed.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi: Car turns into fireball on BRT track, driver hurt
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A taxi car driver sustained severe burns when his vehicle erupted in fire on a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) track in South Delhi, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Djokovic reaches final in Rome with 7-5, 6-3 win over Rudd
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS) World number one Novak Djokovic on Sunday reached the final of the Italian Open with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Casper Rudd.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
'Irresponsible behaviour' behind Covid spike: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday held "irresponsible behaviour" of people responsible for the surge of Covid-19 cases in the country, and appealed to Lok Sabha MPs to spread awareness regarding the pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
B'desh issues over 200 import permits for 88K tonnes of onions
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Bangladesh importers have been eagerly waiting for onion consignments to get cleared from Chittagong port, a day after the Indian government allowed pre-contracted onions to enter the markets.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
LS passes National Forensic Sciences, Rashtriya Raksha Universities Bills
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Sunday passed the National Forensic Sciences University Bill, 2020 and Rashtriya Raksha University Bill, 2020 with voice vote within minutes after they were moved for passage.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi couple commits suicide by consuming poison
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in their rented accomodation in north Delhi's Samaypur Badli area on Sunday, police said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LS passes Bill for legal framework to bilateral netting of QFCs
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Sunday unanimously passed a Bill which seeks to provide a legal framework for bilateral netting of Qualified Financial Contracts (QFC) which are over-the-counter derivatives contracts.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farm bills will pave way for new option to farmers: Haryana Min
Gurugram, Sep 20 (IANS) In the wake of protests by Punjab and Haryana farmers against three ordinances passed by the Centre, Haryana Agriculture Minister J.P. Dalal on Sunday said that the proposed farm bills are historic and in favour of farmers' interests.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Shaheen Afridi takes four wickets in four balls in T20 match
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Afridi took four wickets in four balls to lead Hampshire to victory over Middlesex on Sunday in the Vitality Blast.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Top Indian, Chinese military leaders to meet again on Monday, Pangong Lake on agenda
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Top Indian and Chinese military commanders will meet on Monday at Moldo to discuss the border dispute, especially in the Pangong Lake area, in eastern Ladakh, sources said. This would be the sixth meeting between two military commanders in the last four months.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
3 most unwanted bowling records Ashwin, Mishra, Chawla hold
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Leg-spinners Piyush Chawla and Amit Mishra, and off-spinner R Ashwin hold three of the most unwanted IPL bowling records that, given a choice, they would any day trade with some of the 125-odd wickets each one has captured in the tournament.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid death toll crosses 8K mark in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 8,023 in Karnataka, with 101 patients succumbing to the infection between Saturday and Sunday, health officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
LG Uplus joins Google Cloud for 5G mobile edge computing tech
Seoul, Sep 20 (IANS) LG Uplus Corp, a major South Korean mobile carrier, said on Sunday that it is joining forces with Google to jointly develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technology.
2020-09-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'HC verdict's aim to ensure M.P. Birla Group's smooth functioning'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The sole objective of the judgment of the Calcutta High Court last week is to protect and preserve the estate which includes the controlling block of shares in the M.P. Birla Group, sources said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Mumbai to get 150 more suburban train services from Monday
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Mumbai will get an additional 150 suburban services on the Western Railway (WR) which will ease the commuting travails for officegoers and those in essential services permitted by the Maharashtra government, officials said here on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Gurugram: Three arrested for throwing mobile phones into jail
Gurugram, Sep 20 (IANS) The Gurugram police have arrested three people involved in providing inmates of the Bhondsi jail with mobile phones by throwing them over the wall into the jail, officials said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition parties think they are 'Baadshah': Pralhad Joshi on RS mayhem
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday criticised the behaviour of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha when two agriculture Bills were being passed, saying "they think of themselves as Baadshah".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
32,238 paramilitary personnel contracted Covid: Government
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A total of 32,238 Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel tested positive for Covid-19 so far, the Parliament was informed on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Cops take wheels off stunt bikers, 5 nabbed (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The stunt bikers who were high on an adrenaline rush early on Sunday morning at Vikas Marg in east Delhi were identified with the help of video footage and by evening they were nabbed by Delhi Police.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Are there any doubts: Tendulkar backs MI to win title
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has no doubts as to which team he is supporting this season in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Stoinis' blistering 53 drags DC to 157/8 against KXIP
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Marcus Stoinis (53) dragged Delhi Capitals to 157/8 with a blistering half century after a stellar show from Mohammed Shami (3/15), backed by valuable shifts put in by debutant Ravi Bishnoi (1/22) and Sheldon Cottrell (2/24) made it look like Kings XI Punjab may have a small target to chase in the second match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Black day' for parliamentary democracy: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Responding to the ministers' press briefing led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on the agri Bills, the Congress called the behaviour of the government as a "black day" in Indias democratic history.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tharoor slams Centre's Covid management strategy
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Hitting out at the central government for its "mismanagement" in handling the Covid-19 pandemic, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor urged the Centre to become more transparent in its functioning and recognise the "follies" of the current approach.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Transgender activist joins Karnataka Congress
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) LGBTQ community representative and transgender activist Akkai Padmashali has joined the Karnataka unit of the Congress, a party official said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Active Covid cases in Andhra plummet below 80K mark
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) Active coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh plummeted below 80,000 mark on Sunday, officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Assam police recruitment test: CM orders probe into paper 'leak'
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered an inquiry into the leak of a question paper of a written examination for recruitment of police sub-inspectors, scheduled for Sunday, officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Chinese Communist Party announces plan to take control of private sector
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) China's President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party's Central Committee have laid out a plan in which the party has better control over private business in China.
2020-09-20
Category: International, India,Politics
Bihar BJP chief compares Tejashwi with Aurangzeb
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal compared Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav with Mughal emperor Aurangzeb on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Delhi Assembly panel issues fresh notice of appearance to FB India VP
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Days after social media giant Facebook didn't turn up before the Delhi Assembly panel, the committee on Sunday issued fresh summons to the tech company's India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Record 26,000 Covid patients cured as Maha tally crosses 12 lakh
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed 12 lakh even as a record 26,408 patients were fully cured and returned home, including a 106-year-old great-grandmother, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Over 19,000 cases pending before NCLTs till July 31
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A total of 19,844 cases were pending before the National Company Appellate Tribunal's (NCLT) various benches as of July 31, Parliament was informed on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Shameful': Rajnath, top ministers slam opposition for RS mayhem
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government fronted six of its top ministers to launch a scathing attack on the opposition on Sunday as Rajnath Singh said the behaviour meted out to the Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha was not just "unprecedented" but "shameful".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab CM vows to fight on 'anti-farmer' laws
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Vowing to fight till his last breath to protect the interests of the state's farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said his government will take the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies, including the Akalis, to court over the new "unconstitutional, undemocratic and anti-farmer laws" of the central government.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Felt like a senior walking into the team: Ashwin
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin made his debut for Delhi Capitals against his former team Kings XI Punjab on Sunday but the spinner said that he already felt like one of the seniors when he first came to the team.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Varun Sharma: Intrigued with wildlife filmmaking
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma says he has always been fascinated and intrigued with the whole process of wildlife filmmaking.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Heavy rains lash Karnataka's temple town Udupi
Udupi, Sep 20 (IANS) Heavy rains and gusty winds lashed Karnataka's temple town Udupi, flooding low-laying areas and disrupting normal life, an official said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Non-tax revenue of Rs 84,000 cr collected so far in FY21: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Union Government has collected non-tax revenue of Rs 84,023.78 crore so far in the current financial year, Parliament was told on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Goa CM hails passage of farm bills, says 'will do away with middlemen'
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday hailed the passage of the farm bills in the Rajya Sabha, saying these bills will benefit farmers of the country in the real sense by doing away with the middlemen involved in the procurement of farm produce.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Telangana on alert after heavy rainfall warning
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Telangana on Sunday sounded an alert following a warning by the India Meteorological Department that there might be heavy to very heavy rainfall in some parts of the state.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Rs 9,538 cr collected via 'Vivad Se Vishwas' scheme: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Centre has so far collected a total revenue of Rs 9,538 crore through "Vivad Se Vishwas", the dispute resolution scheme for direct tax, Parliament was informed on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
J&K's Covid tally reaches 63,990 with 1,457 new cases
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) As many as 1,457 more people tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, taking the tally in the Union Territory to 63,990, health officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Mamata postpones north Bengal visit as heavy rain forecast
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday postponed her scheduled review meetings in north Bengal, following predictions of heavy rains in several parts of the state over the next few days.
2020-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Staying indoors was difficult but gave time to strategise: Rahul
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul chose to bowl first after winning the toss against Delhi Capitals on Sunday and said that he doesn't really know what to expect from the pitch at the Dubai International Stadium.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Covid-19 pandemic warrants overhaul of public transportation'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Public transport was one of the first sectors to be impacted due to the coronavirus pandemic and as the sector opens up in a staggered manner, there have been calls for its overhaul, along with the focus on safety and hygiene.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anurag Kashyap gets support from colleagues after MeToo row
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) After actress Payal Ghosh accused Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct, several celebrities from the industry have come forward to support the filmmaker, saying #MeToo movement should not be misused.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vivek Oberoi joins Shweta Tiwari's daughter Palak's debut film 'Rosie'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Apart from producing, actor Vivek Oberoi will also be seen acting in the debut film of Shweta Tiwari's daughter Palak Tiwari.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karl Urban: 'The Boys' season 2 deals with issues of racism
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Karl Urban says superhero satire "The Boys" is a fun show, which gives them an opportunity to explore current social things through the narrative.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
GST compensation: 1st option set to get nod with 21 states on board
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With 21 states expressing their preference for the Borrowing Option-1 proposed by the Centre to meet the GST compensation needs of states this year, decks have been cleared for the GST Council to approve the new compensation mechanism and make it universally applicable across all states and Union Territories at its next meeting on October 5.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
B.Tech graduate held for exploiting girls on pretext of modelling jobs
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested a 32-year-old man accused of sexually exploiting girls on the pretext of getting them modelling jobs in the national capital.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Farmers aware of Cong's duplicity': Nadda launches offensive
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition may be mounting an all-out attack on the Centre over the passage of the two agri Bills, but the treasury benches are not sitting idle either.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kohli's RCB to face Warner's SunRisers (IPL Match 3 Preview)
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS/GloFans) After finishing fourth in the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will start their campaign in this year's edition with a game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) -- a team seeking their maiden title -- at the iconic Dubai International Cricket stadium here on Monday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ICMR completes second serosurvey, analysis underway in final stage
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed the second round of the countrywide serological survey (serosurvey) to detect the prevalence of the COVID-19 disease and its analysis is underway in the final stage, the ICMR informed on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Anurag Kashyap's first wife calls MeToo charge against him the 'cheapest stunt'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Aarti Bajaj, first wife of Anurag Kashyap, has come out in support of the filmmaker, who has been accused by budding actress Payal Ghosh for sexual harassment.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Woman alleges gang-rape in Delhi 5-star hotel, one held
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman, working as a tourist guide-cum-ticket booking agent, alleged that she was gang-raped in a five-star hotel in Delhi's Connaught Place after being enticed there on the pretext of providing her a loan at subsidised rates.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sudarshan News plea in SC: Pained by broadcast of 'Hindu Terror' on NDTV
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Sudarshan News in an additional affidavit in the Supreme Court said it will follow all the laws during the broadcast of its show, but that it was shocked and pained when NDTV on September 17, 2008, had broadcast a show titled as 'Hindu Terror: Myth or Fact?'
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kings XI Punjab choose to bowl first against Delhi Capitals
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab chose to bowl first against Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bubble life is very challenging: Warner
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner is one of the players who traded one bio-bubble for another when he came to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Make all news channels follow NBSA directives, SC urged
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) has requested the Supreme Court to grant recognition to its News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) so as to make all news channels, members or otherwise, duty-bound to follow its directives and also be liable to penalties.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Barca starlet Puig to be loaned out, says coach Koeman
Madrid, Sep 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona's talented young midfielder Riqui Puig looks as if he is going to be spending the season on loan elsewhere, local media reported on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Audio capsules: A boon for visually impaired students
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Audio capsules recorded by a faculty member of a degree college in Uttar Pradesh have proved to be a boon for visually challenged students.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
UP man nabbed for importing drugs from US
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a person from here and seized 2.7 kg of bud (curated marijuana) concealed in an air compressor machine at Delhi.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
11-kg tumour extracted from Mumbai woman's abdomen
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Doctors in Mumbai have extracted a gigantic 11-kg tumour from the abdomen of a 55-year-old woman after a marathon nine-hour surgery.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
ISL: Bengaluru FC launch home kit for 2020-21 season
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Bengaluru FC launched their home kit for the 2020-21 season with the JSW Group returning for a second stint as the club's principal sponsor, the Blues announced on Saturday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Malaika Arora opens up about overcoming Covid-19
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora says she feels blessed to have overcome Covid-19 with minimum pain.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kareena wants to sit back, pray on her 40th birthday
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of her 40th birthday on Monday, actress Kareena Kapoor Khan posted a note of gratitude.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bihar BJP launches toll-free number for manifesto suggestions
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) In the run-up to the Bihar Assembly elections, the BJP's state unit launched a toll-free number on Sunday for receiving suggestions from the public for its election manifesto.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Kohli's RCB to face Warner's SunRisers (IPL Match 3 Preview)
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS/GloFans) After finishing fourth in the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will start their present campaign with a game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who are looking for their maiden title, at the iconic Dubai International Cricket stadium here on Monday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Naidu goes into huddle after unprecedented Rajya Sabha ruckus
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Soon after an unprecedented ruckus broke out in the Rajya Sabha with some House members squatting in the premises that forced the Lok Sabha to be delayed, a high-level meeting was convened at the residence of Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sushant's sister praises SSR's wax statue's sculptor
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti, a sister of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, was touched to see a sculptor carving a statue of her late brother in wax.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
FCRA Bill introduced in LS to make Aadhaar mandatory for foreign contribution
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Centre on Sunday introduced the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha to make the earlier law more stringent and make Aadhaar mandatory for registration and to give the government powers to stop utilisation of foreign funds by an organisation through a "summary enquiry".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vulture census in UP soon
Pilibhit (UP), Sep 20 (IANS) A census of vultures will soon be conducted in Uttar Pradesh by the Institute of Wildlife Conservation (IWC) at Lucknow University.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi Capitals pacer Ishant sustains back injury: Report
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi Capitals fast bowler Ishant Sharma has reportedly sustained a back injury during a practice session in Dubai and looks doubtful for Sunday's IPL game against Kings XI Punjab.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rs 4.29 lakh cr cost overrun reported in 432 infra projects
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As many as 432 infrastructure projects, each worth at least Rs 150 crore, have reported total cost overruns of over Rs 4.29 lakh crore, according to data from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Agri Bills historic, in farmers' interest: Modi tweets in Punjabi
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In the wake of protests by farmers in Punjab and Haryana against three agriculture-related Bills, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured the farmers -- through tweets in Punjabi language -- that the proposed laws were historic and in their interest.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karisma Kapoor recalls working with late veteran actress Sridevi
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor feels honoured on working with late veteran actress Sridevi in Shakti: The Power.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Xiaomi's cheapest phone with 108MP camera may launch soon
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is reportedly working on a new smartphone with a 108MP camera and it will be the cheapest one from the company so far.
2020-09-20
Category: International, China,Technology
I really admire KKR coach McCullum, says pacer Cummins
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer Pat Cummins has said he is happy to have head coach Brendon McCullum by his side as the team aims to win a third title.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Anti-tobacco body welcomes NGT's move on disposal of cigarette,bidi butts
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication on Sunday welcomed the direction of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to lay down guidelines for disposal of cigarette and bidi butts within three months.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sukhbir urges President not to sign farm Bills
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday urged President Ram Nath Kovind not to sign the farm Bills.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Man held in POCSO case found hanging in lock-up, kin cry foul
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A 38-year-old man held in a POCSO case was found hanging in the lock-up of the Samaypur Badli police station in Delhi's Outer North District on Sunday morning, following which his kin accused police of torturing him to death.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
How will the govt ensure farmers get MSP, asks Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As Parliament passed the two contentious agricultural Bills on Sunday, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram asked the government how it will guarantee that farmers get the minimum support price (MSP) for their produce.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Huawei working on a new phone with an in-display selfie shooter
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has patented a new smartphone with an under-screen selfie shooter and a periscopic zoom lens.
2020-09-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Bihar's 'Canal Man' Loungi gifted tractor
Gaya (Bihar), Sep 20 (IANS) Loungi Bhuiyan, Bihar's own 'Canal Man' who single-handedly cut out a 5-km-long canal to bring water to his native village Kolithwa, has won all-round applause for his toil of 20 years, with the Mahindra Group now gifting him a tractor.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National
Aamna Sharif on building relationships with co-actors
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) It seems actress Aamna Sharif has found a great friend in her co-star Parth Samthaan.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cong to move no-confidence motion against RS Deputy Chairman
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the conduct of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narain Singh was "undemocratic" and the party will bring a no-confidence motion on the issue.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I will not enter into any conflict with Messi: Barcelona club President
Barcelona, Sep 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu has urged everyone to look beyond the Lionel Messi saga where the star forward tried to quit the club last month.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Goa Guv's nod to end allowance scheme, Cong flays govt
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The Goa Governor on Sunday gave approval to the state government's decision to end a house building allowance scheme for government servants and lawmakers, drawing criticism from the opposition Congress.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Tripura Guv stresses on need for govt, media relations
Agartala, Sep 20 (IANS) Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais has stressed upon the positive relations between the government and the media, saying that he would take initiatives to uphold this tradition, an official said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Diesel prices fall again on easing global crude prices
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Diesel prices continued to decline for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday on the back of falling global crude prices.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi court grants bail to accused in BPSL money laundering case
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi court has granted bail to various employees of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited (BPSL) in a money laundering case against them.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Andhra's second Kisan Rail chugs off for Delhi with tomatoes, fruits
Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) Eleven days after the virtual flagging off of the first South Indian Kisan Rail from Anantapur in AP, the second one chugged off on Sunday morning from the southern state, laden with tomatoes and fruits to Nagpur and New Delhi.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Payal Dev: Had so much fun composing 'LOL'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Music composer-singer Payal Dev says she had fun composing the song 'LOL', and feels that millennials will relate to the feel-good track.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Woman held with pistol at Metro station in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman was apprehended by CISF personnel at the Sikanderpur Metro station in Gurugram for allegedly carrying a pistol in her bag, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When young Arjun Kapoor accompanied father Boney Kapoor to sets of 'Shakti'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Karisma Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor-starrer "Shakti: The Power" completed 18 years on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
We should certainly be talking about it: Ponting on taking a knee
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Australian batting great Ricky Ponting feels there should be conversation about taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Youth Congress protesters stopped on Haryana border
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Hundreds of Youth Congress activists, led by party's Punjab unit President Sunil Jakhar, were stopped from heading towards Delhi at the Haryana border near Ambala on Sunday with the police using water cannons to disperse them.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Here to serve our farmers': Modi allays fears over farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday again sought to assure the opposition on minimum support price (MSP) and to allay the fears of farmers after the two agriculture Bills were passed by Parliament with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Police on toes as farmers chant 'Dilli Chalo' with tractors, grievances
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As farmers march towards the national capital to voice their discontent over the contentious agri Bills, two of the Bills have already been passed by both Houses of Parliament - the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020 and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Baby Leagues football tackles drug trafficking menace in Pulwama
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Golden Baby Leagues, a unique initiative for kids between six and 13 years, has helped fight the menace of drug trafficking in Pulwama, Kashmir, a statement from the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sony apologises for PS5 pre-order mess, assures more stocks soon
Tokyo, Sep 20 (IANS) Sony has apologised for PS5 pre-orders being a bit of a mess which caused many gamers to miss out on securing a console.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Focus to shift to Primary market (Market Watch)
The week gone by had plenty of action and was volatile. While the benchmark indices were just about flat, BSEHEALTHCARE and BSEIT gained significant ground and helped the benchmark indices. Similarly post the SEBI announcement on multi-cap funds being directed to match the allocation of stocks based on their definition of large cap, midcap and Smallcap at 25 per cent each as a threshold level, we saw BSEMIDCAP and BSESMALLCAP indices gain substantially.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary
Hyderabad Airport gets AIC's health accreditation for safe travel
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Hyderabad International Airport on Sunday said it has achieved the Airport Council International's Airport Health Accreditation for safe travel.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
6 drug peddlers held in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Six drug peddlers, including two Nigerians, have been arrested in separate cases and different types of drugs/banned substances seized from them, Bengaluru police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lok Sabha adjourned till 4 p.m. on farm Bill protest in RS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was on Sunday adjourned till 4 p.m., following uproar in the Rajya Sabha after the upper House passed two agriculture-related Bills amid protests by opposition members.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rana Daggubati to host animated series
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati will soon be seen hosting an animated series, Why are you?, and describes the web series as a quirky irreverent fiction comedy.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Village secretariat exams underway in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) Examination for jobs in Andhra Pradesh village secretariats is currently underway, with thousands of aspirants turning up for the exam on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Regular, online classes choice as schools reopen in Andhra Monday
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) School students in Andhra Pradesh have the choice to attend classes in person or online from Monday, as the state government has allowed schools to reopen for students from ninth standard to 12th standard.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Plight of Yamuna to be highlighted on World Rivers Day
Agra, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of the world rivers day on September 27, the river activists in Agra cleaned up the Yamuna riverbank, opposite the Etmauddaula tomb and planted saplings of Kadamb, a favourite of Sri Krishna.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Liquidity package: Rs 70,590 cr in loans sanctioned to discoms
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Loans totalling Rs 70,590 crore have been sanctioned so far to power distribution companies (discom) out of the Rs 90,000-crore liquidity package announced by the Centre, Union Power Minister RK Singh told the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amid 'ease of business' claims, going remains tough for MNCs
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Modi government has left no stone unturned in inviting foreign investors with claims of an improved business environment backed by unprecedented reforms in the past six years, but what many industry players face is a different story altogether.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Journalist's bail plea: Didn't commit crime, framed in false case
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma arrested under the Official Secrets Act has claimed innocence, telling a Delhi court in his bail plea that he did not commit any crime but framed in a false case.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Karnataka legislature set for stormy Monsoon Session
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) The Karnataka legislature is set for a stormy Monsoon Session starting Monday as the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress brace for a showdown on a number of issues amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
I'll not enter into any conflict with Messi: Barcelona boss
Barcelona, Sep 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has urged everyone to look beyond the Lionel Messi transfer saga. The star forward tried to quit the club last month.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Harsh Vardhan Lodha to move division bench of Calcutta HC in MP Birla Group case
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Harsh Vardhan Lodha would be moving the Division Bench of the Calcutta High Court on Monday or Tuesday against the single Bench Judge's order on Friday which restrained him from holding any office in M P Birla group entities.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Madhur Bhandarkar meets Yogi, lauds film city plan
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar on Sunday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the latter's official residence to discuss the chief minister's announcement about the country's "biggest and most beautiful film city" to be set up in Gautam Buddha Nagar district.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Letter containing poison addressed to Trump at WH
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A package containing ricin poison that was addressed to US President Donald Trump has been intercepted before it reached the White House, officials told American media outlets.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Honda rider Alex Marquez improves by a second
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS) Alex Marquez of Repsol Honda Team has been gradually lapping up spaces in the Grand Prix Motorsport this season, challenging established race winners and setting a new personal best lap in Misano.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
High on adrenaline: Bikers caught performing daring stunts on Delhi roads
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A group of bikers was seen performing daring stunts on the Delhi roads. The video shot by a passerby showed half a dozen bikes and scooties with young men in their early twenties doing dangerous stunts on the roads risking their lives together with the lives of others. The video is said to be recorded on Sunday morning near Vikas Marg in East Delhi.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Follow Covid-19 rules or they will get tougher: Hancock
London, Sep 20 (IANS) UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday warned that Covid-19 restrictions in England will get tougher if rules were not followed, as the government has introduced 10,000 pound fines for people who fail to self-isolate.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
At 7, child prodigy honours literary legacy with first book
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Padma Bhushan recipient Rashtrakavi Maithalisharan Gupts and Santkavi Siyaramsharan Gupt's great grand daughter Abhijita Gupta, who is all of seven years and a child prodigy, has penned her first collection of stories and poems.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
8 risk factors that can lead to heart failure
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Heart failure is one of the most under-diagnosed heart diseases in our country, contributing to a high number of death rates. The National Heart Failure Registry recently revealed its one-year data, which shows that close to 17 percent of patients die within 90 days of being diagnosed with heart failure. These high death rates are comparable to mortality associated with cancers of the breast and cervix.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
5% custom duty on Open Cell from Oct 1 even as domestic TV manufacturing yet to pick pace
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Government will put five per cent customs duty on Open Cell, a key component for television manufacturing, from October 1, 2020, as one year exemption given to it ends on September 30.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RS passes two agri Bills amid pandemonium
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two agriculture-related Bills amid a pandemonium due to protests by opposition members.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Canadian researchers join Apple to empower heart failure patients
Toronto, Sep 20 (IANS) The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research at University Health Network (UHN) here has collaborated with Apple to give heart failure patients more control over their health from their homes and usher in a new era of remote monitoring possibilities.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Canada,Technology,Health/Medicine
Aggressive Derek tears documents, opposition force brief adjournment
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha saw a massive ruckus on Sunday as the government sought to clear the farm Bills amid an unrelenting opposition determined to block them as TMC MP Derek O'Brien tore up the documents.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zakat Foundation has ties with terror linked Madina Trust, Muslim Aid-UK, Zakir Naik: Affidavit
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Terror linked organizations are funding the Zakat Foundation of India, which in turn is supporting the UPSC aspirants, according to a counter affidavit filed by Sudarshan News in Supreme Court.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Security beefed up on Delhi borders over protests by farmers
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Security on the inter-state borders of Delhi was beefed up on Sunday in view of the ongoing protests by farmers in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana against the three Bills related to the agriculture sector, a Delhi Police officer said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Defector caught trying to cross back into N.Korea
Seoul, Sep 20 (IANS) Police in South Korea said on Sunday that they have taken into custody a North Korean defector for attempting to cross into his country through a military unit in an eastern border town.
2020-09-20
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
LG Uplus partners with Google Cloud for 5G mobile edge computing tech
Seoul, Sep 20 (IANS) LG Uplus, a major South Korean mobile carrier, said on Sunday that it was joining forces with Google to jointly develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technology.
2020-09-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Rural Telangana bearing brunt of COVID-19
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The rural areas in Telangana are bearing the brunt of COVID-19 even as the number of cases has considerably dropped in the state capital.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Farmers stage protests in Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Farmers in the states of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday held protests on a call given by various organisations against the "anti-farmer" bills introduced by the Union government in Parliament.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
444 arrested for violating curfew in Myanmar
Yangon, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 444 people were arrested in Myanmar in a week for violating the curfew imposed in some regions and states in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Fantasy adventure game Marble Knights come to Apple Arcade
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Apple Arcade has added Marble Knights, a new fantasy adventure game from WayForward Technologies, to its growing catalog of over 130 games.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delnaaz Irani: I want people to see me in a new light
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Delnaaz Irani has been entertaining fans mostly with her comic roles, but she wants people to see her in a new light now.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Four Bills slated to be moved in LS for passage
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Centre will move four Bills on Sunday for consideration and passage during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4,776 IEDs defused in Afghanistan in past 6 months
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) Afghanistan's Defence Ministry on Sunday said 4,776 IEDs were discovered and defused across the country in the past six months.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
R&AW spies suspected CIA role in Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's murder
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A lot has been written about the Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing role in liberating Bangladesh. But, little is known about the challenges R&AW spies had to face following Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's murder in August 1975.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
3 dead, 113 injured as typhoon lashes Vietnam
Hanoi, Sep 20 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 113 others injured as typhoon Noul lashed some provinces and cities of Vietnam over the past few days, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Anurag Kashyap denies Payal Ghosh's sexual assault charges
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has denied all sexual assault allegations levelled against him by actress Payal Ghosh, saying the charges are baseless.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 MPs, 6 MLAs, ex-Prez among COVID's VVIP victims
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The dreaded COVID-19 is taking a heavy toll on human life and is sparing none. Not even the VVIPs.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Trump 'most likely' to choose a woman 'next week' to replace Ginsburg
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he expected a nominee to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be announced "next week", and that it will "most likely" be a woman.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Payal Ghosh: Anurag Kashyap got naked in front of me (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh has claimed that filmmaker Anurag Kashyap tried to molest her once, recalling an incident when he got naked in front of her and tried to get intimate with her.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HK official calls for support to new anti-pandemic fund
Hong Kong, Sep 20 (IANS) A senior Hong Kong government official on Sunday called for support from lawmakers in the third round of anti-pandemic fund to fight Covid-19 and revive the economy.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
B-Town stars who turned lockdown beauty experts
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Covid-19 lockdown has helped many explore skills beyond what they usually do. While most have been cooking, baking, kitchen gardening and even cutting hair, some Bollywood actresses turned beauty experts for fans, with skin and haircare solutions and make-up tutorials on social media.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
4 new Covid-19 cases reported in NZ
Wellington, Sep 20 (IANS) New Zealand reported four new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the nationwide tally to 1,464, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
2 Pak soldiers killed in operation
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed during a security operation against militants in North Waziristan, an army statement said.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Brief ruckus in RS over YSRCP member's remark against Cong
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as the government introduced two of the three contentious farm Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the Upper House witnessed ruckus for a brief period when a YSR Congress Party member used the word "dalal" for the opposition Congress.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amit Shah to be in Parliament on Sunday after Covid victory
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah is to lay papers on the table in the Lok Sabha and introduce Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 along with two other Bills for passage, revised list of Business of the lower House reveals.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
You are the biggest feminist I know: Taapsee supports Anurag over #MeToo row
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) After budding actress Payal Ghosh accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, Taapsee Pannu lent her support to the latter.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid joblessness pushing youths to extremist groups in Northeast (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India's Covid-19 pandemic lockdown is now giving headaches to the national security agencies. Youth, left jobless during the pandemic, are reported to be joining the banned rebel groups such as the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and other such, in droves.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Oracle, Walmart rescue TikTok in US with Trump's 'blessing' (Ld)
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) In a surprise move, Oracle and Walmart have come together to save TikTok from the ban, forming a new company called TikTok Global which will be headquartered in the US. President Donald Trump said he has given the deal his blessing.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Help Alexa learn more Indian languages: Amazon India
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As Alexa in Hindi celebrates its first anniversary in India, the company is hopeful that her knowledge graph will improve and it will talk to millons of people in several regional languages in the near future.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
US unilaterally claims restoration of UN sanctions against Iran
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The US claimed that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, a unilateral effort ignored by the international community.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pak kills Sikhs, but funds, fuels Khalistani terror elsewhere: Canadian expert
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan has been eliminating its Sikh population for decades through killings, rapes, abductions and forced marriages of young women, yet it is funding and fuelling Khalistani terrorism and separatist movement globally to achieve it sinister plans to break up India, a Canadian expert has said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Collective action within UN framework needed to tackle global challenges
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of the high-level meetings of the UN scheduled for Monday, the international community expects world leaders to make collective efforts to address global challenges.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bairstow set to join Big Bash League outfit Melbourne Stars: Report
London, Sep 20 (IANS) England white-ball batsmen Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan are expected to be announced as new recruits to the Big Bash League over the coming days.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Oracle, Walmart rescue TikTok in US with Trump's 'blessing'
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) In a surprise move, Oracle and Walmart have come together to save TikTok from the ban, forming a new company called TikTok Global which will be headquartered in the US. President Donald Trump said he has given the deal his blessing.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Farmers' income won't double before 2028, Derek tells RS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Centre's claim to double the income of farmers by 2020, Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday said that it cannot be doubled before 2028.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha records highest 1-day spike of 4,330 Covid cases
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) Odisha has reported 4,330 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike so far taking the state's total tally to 1,79,880, said a state health official on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
We didn't deserve to get anything from the game: Solskjaer
Manchester, Sep 20 (IANS) Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that his team deserved to lose 1-3 to Crystal Palace at Old Trafford in their English Premier League opener on Saturday night. Solskjaer said that the team needed to catch up quickly in a short time.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
This device may help detect signs of extraterrestrial life
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a fully automated microchip electrophoresis analyzer that, when incorporated into a planetary rover, could someday detect organic biosignatures in extraterrestrial soil.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Technology
20 mn girls may never return to school, warns Malala
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has warned that as many as 20 million girls may never return to schools even after the global Covid-19 crisis is over, the media reported on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
31,661 ASST. teachers to be recruited in UP in one week
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the basic education department to recruit 31,661 assistant teachers within a week.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Apple iPhone 12 price may be higher than expected: Report
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Apple is expected to launch four new devices under the iPhone 12 series soon and a new report has claimed that keeping the price of 5G-compatible iPhone 12 the same as last years model appears impossible owing to the increased Bill of Material cost which has increased by $50 this year.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
World's smallest ultrasound detector developed
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A team of European researchers has developed the world's smallest ultrasound detector that is based on miniaturised photonic circuits on top of a silicon chip.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Olympians Bolt, Blake, Rathore could have been successful cricketers
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) World-record sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt picked a cricket ball as a school child, while World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake mesmerised his principal at school with his sprinting during a cricket match.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Trump urges confirmation of new SC nominee 'without delay' (Ld)
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has urged Republicans to confirm "without delay" a replacement for late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the iconic champion of women's rights who passed away due to panreatic cancer at the age of 87.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Three cousins killed by speeding bus in UP
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) Three cousins on a motorcycle were killed when a speeding bus hit them from behind in the Civil Lines area in Etawah district late.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Business sentiments recover, weak demand continues: CII Survey
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With the gradual lifting of the restrictions on economic activities across the country, business sentiments have recovered with the CII Business Confidence Index surging to 50.3 in the July-September period.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Certain cancer treatments up death risk from Covid-19: Study
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) A team of US researchers has found that certain treatments for cancer may increase the chance of death if they contract Covid-19.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
9 still remain missing since Beirut explosions
Beirut, Sep 20 (IANS) The Lebanese Armed Forces announced that nine people were still reported remain missing since the massive August 4 explosions at the Port of Beirut.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Pak security forces kill 4 terrorists in Balochistan
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Army said that security forces have killed four terrorists in Balochistan province during an operation.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Telangana sees 2,173 new corona cases, tally over 1.70 lakh
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Telangana's COVID-19 tally crossed 1.70-lakh mark as the state reported 2,173 more cases on Sunday, while eight more patients succumbed to the virus.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Palestine vows prevention of more Arab-Israel normalisations
Ramallah, Sep 20 (IANS) The Palestinian leadership is acting to "prevent more Arab countries from normalizing relations with Israel", a senior official said here.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Over 92K new corona cases in India, total over 54-lakh mark
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With another significant single-day spike of 92,605 coronavirus cases, India's total tally on Sunday breached the 54-lakh mark to reach 54,00,620 cases even as 1,133 more COVID-19 deaths were recorded in 24 hours.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UP Police constable suspended for beating 'Divyang' man
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh Police constable was suspended late on Saturday night after a video clip showed him thrashing a physically handicapped man in Kannauj.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Daily coronavirus cases in UK hit 4-month high
London, Sep 20 (IANS) With 4,422 fresh cases, the number of single-day coronavirus infections in the UK has hit a four-month record high since May, taking the overall tally to 390,358, official statistics showed.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Bank of India to raise Rs 8,000 cr, gets shareholders' nod
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bank of India has received its shareholders approval to raise up to Rs 8,000 crore through several modes including equity shares.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Japanese baseball, football league matches allow fans in stadiums
Tokyo, Sep 20 (IANS) Nippon Professional Baseball and J-League matches will see crowds after more than 5,000 spectators were permitted to return to the stadiums in the wake of an easing of coronavirus restrictions in Japan.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Two Maoists killed in Telangana encounter
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Two Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with police in Telangana's Komaram Bheem Asifabad district, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Canadians urged to take action against Covid-19 as cases spike
Ottawa, Sep 20 (IANS) Canadian citizens have been urged to take action against the spread of the novel coronavirus, as the overall nationwide caseload has increased to 141,911 with 9,205 deaths, according to the country's Public Health Agency.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Apple online store to transform how Indians buy products online
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The entire online buying experience has been more or less monotonous (read unemotional) for millions in India for years who select the product, fill in some details, pay and forget. According to a top Apple executive, the first India online exclusive Store Online -- the companys 38th worldwide -- is set to transform how Indians purchase products.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Taj Mahal, Agra Fort to reopen from Monday after 6 months
Agra, Sep 20 (IANS) India's star tourist attraction, the 17th-century monument of love, the Taj Mahal, and the Agra Fort, are all set to reopen from Monday, after an unprecedented closure of six months, due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
BSF foils bid to smuggle weapons, drugs from Pak in Jammu
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has foiled an attempt to smuggle weapons and narcotics from Pakistan on the International Border (IB) in Jammu' Arnia, officials said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Tropical storm warning issued for Texas
Houston, Sep 20 (IANS) As tropical storm Beta was approaching the US Gulf Coast at an accelerated speed, voluntary evacuation orders and a storm warning have been issued for parts of Texas.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
ISL: We've to be at our best this season, says Odisha FC coach
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) Odisha FC Head Coach Stuart Baxter has said that the team needs to be on its toes and disciplined this season as the Indian Super League (ISL) is set to be held behind closed doors in Goa from November.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Microsoft's Your Phone app testing a 'sent from phone' section
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Microsoft is reportedly testing a new 'sent from phone section in its Your Phone app, which will let users view all the links, images and notes they have shared from their devices in one convenient location.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Worst-hit Australian state reports lowest Covid-19 cases since June
Melbourne, Sep 20 (IANS) Australia's Victoria state, the worst-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, has reported the lowest number of fresh Covid-19 cases since June, according to health authorities.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Trump orders flags at half-staff to honour late Justice Ginsburg
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has ordered that flags across the country be flown at half-staff to honour Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 87.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Antecedents of anti Muslim bias in media including Sudarshan TV (Comment)
There have been many but let me cite just two reactions from the family to Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and K.M. Joseph's utterances restraining Sudarshan TV from telecasting its 'UPSC Jihad' show. A relative mailed a couplet comprehensive in its simplicity:
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary
Lucknow's iconic Chhota Imambara's facade 'scarred' by police
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The world famous Chhota Imambara that is must on the itinerary of every visitor to Lucknow, has now been 'scarred' by the Lucknow Police.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
US cannot restore pre-2015 sanctions: Iran FM
Tehran, Sep 20 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the US will not be able to restore the pre-2015 sanctions against Tehran in its unilateral attempt in the UN Security Council.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Ex-Canadian PM John Turner passes away at 91
Ottawa, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner has passed away at the age of 91 at his residence in Toronto.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Man attacks wife after priest predicts 6th daughter for them
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) In an inebriated state, a man allegedly attacked his wife, who was four months' pregnant, with a sickle after a priest predicted that "their sixth child would also be a girl".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-PM H.D. Deve Gowda takes oath as RS member
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Sunday .
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Alleged UP scribe held in Rs 9.72 cr scam
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (UP STF) and the Gomti Nagar Police, in a joint operation have arrested an alleged journalist, Santosh Mishra, in connection with the Rs 9.72 crore animal husbandry scam.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rasika Dugal gears up for 'Out Of Love' season two
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal will be soon heading to Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, for a two-month schedule. She will be shooting for season two of her hit web series, Out Of Love.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Single-day Covid-19 cases in France hit new high
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France reported 13,498 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, a new record in the number of single-day confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the country's Public Health Agency.
2020-09-20
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Recovery 'from below' (Column: Spy's Eye)
A substantial GDP contraction, that was anticipated, confirms how a serious aggravation was caused to the economic downturn in India by the lockdown compelled by the Corona pandemic. The Modi government is already working on the economic revival over the last few weeks of Unlock -- rightly emphasising on the pattern of 'vocal for local' since a robust indigenous base has been an acknowledged strong point of Indian market, historically speaking. Sustained possibly by India's tradition and culture, this base remained intact even through the advent of the 'Age of Information' that was brought in by the success of the IT revolution.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
3 wildfires near San Francisco Bay Area almost fully contained
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Three massive wildfires raging near the San Francisco Bay Area, which started a month ago due to lightning strikes, were almost completely contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Playing Mother Bollywood! (Column: B-Town)
The Sushant Singh Rajput death is now suspected to be homicide and is being linked to the death of his business associate, Disha Salian, a week earlier. The case, while being investigated, has reportedly unearthed a huge drug trafficking racket with active involvement of people from the film industry along with a few politicians.
2020-09-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CDC forecasts up to 218k COVID-19 deaths in US by Oct 10
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A new ensemble forecast published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has projected up to 218,000 Covid-19 deaths in America by October 10.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
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2020-09-20
Category: International, Colombia,National
Colombia resumes international flights
Bogota, Sep 20 (IANS) Colombian President Ivan Duque has announced the resumption of international flights after remaining suspended for five months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Colombia,Politics
Libyan Coast Guard rescues 128 illegal immigrants
Tripoli, Sep 20 (IANS) The Libyan Coast Guard has rescued 128 illegal immigrants off the country's western coast, authorities said.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Silences of the abandoned
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) She captures frames of the greatest migration since Partition, but what strikes is not the movement, but in fact an uncomfortable stillness -- not just of the people but the entire city. A post-war capital -- abandoned, but still standing tall, unable to come to terms with the new reality.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Global Covid-19 cases top 30.6mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 30.6 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 955,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Manoj Bajpayee: Don't ask actors about things not related to them
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities are asked for their opinions on just about everything these days, National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee notes. How is it possible to give a satisfactory answer on something he is not related to or well-versed about, he wonders.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
38 new Covid deaths in Delhi; cases top 2.42 lakh
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Another 38 people have succumbed to the dreaded novel coronavirus here, taking the death toll due to Covid-19 in the national capital to 4,945. Also, 4,071 fresh infections have been reported, taking the total number of cases beyond 2.42 lakh, officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
OTTs line up interesting shows for festive season and beyond
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) From epic comebacks to new thrilling journeys to flashback into real life incidents, streaming services are all set to add new chapters to their content library as the festive season comes up and cinema halls continue to remain shut.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Contemporary Couture with Amit Aggarwal
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) "As we experience the world through the safety of our homes, the oceans continue to churn, the wind continues to blow and the sky still holds her secrets and celebration from sunrise to twilight. Their freedom and lightness is a promise of new beginnings every moment," says designer Amit Aggarwal as he launched his latest couture collection on Day 2 of the first-ever digital edition of the India Couture Week (ICW) on Saturday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rahul Mishra's Opulence with Responsibility
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Day 2 of the first-ever digital India Couture Week (ICW) featured designers who are recognised as the new guard of Indian Couture -- Rahul Misra and Amit Aggarwal.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Find and experience peace on September 21
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Come September 21 (Monday) and around 40 million people will be connecting for peace from 8 p.m. onwards. Two virtual events -- 'Celebrate Peace', followed by 'Create Peace', the synchronized guided meditation, would be held.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Johnson considering new restrictions amid 2nd Covid wave
London, Sep 20 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is spending the weekend considering whether to tighten Covid-19 measures in England, after saying the UK was "now seeing a second wave".
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
2 Hyderabad Amazon ex-workers charged in US bribery case
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Two former Amazon employee in Hyderabad and four others have been charged in a US federal court in an alleged bribery scheme that gave some third-party merchants on the platform competitive benefits worth $100 million, according to the Department of Justice.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trump wants replacement of Ginsburg without delay
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said he wants a new Supreme Court judge to be sworn in "without delay", following the death of the long serving liberal justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
We practiced in Chennai also which really helped: Rayudu
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Ambati Rayudu's 48-ball 72 helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Rayudu came in when CSK were 6/2 at the start of the third over while chasing a target of 163.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Rayudu, du Plessis 50s give CSK winning start in IPL
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS/GloFans) Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu's master class helped three-time champions Chennai Super Kings beat arch-rivals and reigning champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Many positives but plenty of areas to improve: Dhoni
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all smiles after his team beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Indian Army cares for bravehearts
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) As part of its humanitarian act, the Indian Army has released a one time grant of Rs 5 lakh from the Army Central Welfare Fund (ACWF) to the family of one of its bravehearts Subedar Gandhi Ram Rajbongshi, who lost his life while serving the nation along the northern borders 20 years ago.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security
J&K Lt Guv praises creators of 'Wise App'
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday congratulated Mubeen Masudi and Bilal Abidi for creating the 'Wise App' which facilitates online classes on 2G service.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Congress leaders to meet on Monday to discuss organisational issues
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Congress general secretaries and state in-charges will meet on Monday to discuss important organisational issues in the absence of party interim chief Sonia Gandhi and former party President Rahul Gandhi.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rayudu, du Plessis 50s help CSK beat MI in IPL opener
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Half-centuries from Ambati Rayudu (71) and Faf du Plessis (58 not out), coupled with a blistering six-ball cameo from Sam Curran (18), helped last year's runners-up Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) by five wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
LS passes Bill to decriminalise small offences, promote ease of doing business
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Saturday unanimously passed a Bill which has the provisions to promote ease of doing business and ease of living for corporates in India and decriminalisation provision for firms indulging in small offences.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Andhra transport department to re-tender 13 projects for transparency
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh transport department will call for fresh tenders of 13 projects in a bid to demonstrate crystal clear transparency in governance.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
UK to give refuge to more Afghan translators who helped British troops
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The Afghan interpreters who risked their lives for British troops in Afghanistan will now be able to relocate to the United Kingdom, following the government's decision to expand the relocation scheme.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Doubts raised on transparency of 2 PM funds; LS passes Taxation Bill
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Saturday passed Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Bill, 2020 amid counter allegations levelled by both the BJP and the Congress members on their top party leadership.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Two foreigners held for drug peddling
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Continuing its battle to make drug free Bengaluru, the Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Saturday arrested two African nationals from here, for allegedly possessing ecstasy tablets, LSD strips and a weighing machine.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K govt amends grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules 2020
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has introduced amendment in the grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules, 2020, authorising Naib Tehsildar in addition to Tehsidar to issue certificates to PCR holders and their children.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Payal Ghosh levels #metoo allegation against Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Upcoming Bollywood actress Payal Ghosh has accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Centre mulls closure of PSUs up for sale on case-to-case basis
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Union government may consider the closure of central public sector units (PSUs) even if they have been approved for strategic disinvestment on a case-to-case basis.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries exceed new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) With 10,815 patients discharged, recoveries were more than 8,364 new Covid cases, while 114 succumbed to the virus across Karnataka on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Emilia Romagna MotoGP: 2nd consecutive Misano pole for Vinales
Misano Adriatico (Italy), Sep 19 (IANS) Yamaha's Maverick Vinales got to a second consecutive pole at Misano after Francesco Bagnaia's last lap was cancelled for exceeding track limits ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports,Other Sports
Covid-19: Amid rising recoveries, Andhra logs 8k more cases
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 8,218 new Covid cases, raising the state's tally to 6.17 lakh, even as recoveries continue to outnumber infections.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
New-look Dhoni returns to competitive cricket after 437 days
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Enigmatic cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday returned to competitive action after 437 days -- a period that seemed an eternity to his fans -- with an unusual beard that would be something between a goatee and full-grown one, and a new hairstyle. He looked a little heavier, but his wicket-keeping was spot-on as he grabbed two catches and didnt concede a single bye in Mumbai Indians' 162/9 in the IPL opener against Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Highest single day spike takes Gujarat's Covid tally to 1,21,930
Gandhinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,432 new Covid-19 cases, the highest in a day so far, taking the state's coronavirus tally to 1,21,930, while 16 deaths in the last 24 hours mounted the state's death toll to 3,305.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid: Maha recoveries outnumber new infections; 425 deaths (ROUNDUP)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Maharashtra on Saturday notched a new record of 23,501 Covid-19 recoveries compared with the number of new infections, besides recording 425 more deaths, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Assam to provide free transplant aid for children
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) The Assam government will provide 100 per cent free medical support for liver, kidney, and bone marrow transplantation to children below 12 years of age, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
First K'taka Kisan Rail chugs from B'luru to Delhi
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) The first Kisan Rail from Karnataka has left Bengaluru for Hazrat Nizamuddin station in New Delhi, with 30 tonnes of vegetable and other farm products, an official said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
K'taka Cong MLA Priyank Kharge tests positive for Covid-19
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Congress legislator Priyank Kharge has tested positive for coronavirus and is at home isolation for treatment, a party official said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka farmers seek exemption from export ban on 'Bangalore Rose' onions
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) In the wake of the Centre's decision to ban onion exports to safeguard domestic interests, Karnataka farmers on Saturday appealed to the Union government to allow the shipment of 10,000 tonnes of 'Bangalore Rose' variety of onion to prevent the produce from damage as there is no demand in the domestic market.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
TTD for not adhering to traditions : Naidu
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh opposition leader and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu has alleged that Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) is allowing Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy to enter the Tirumala shrine without his submission of a declaration form that he has faith in the presiding deity Lord Venkateswara.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
India's first CRISPR Covid-19 test approved for use
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tata CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) test, powered by CSIR-IGIB (Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology), received regulatory approval on Saturday from the Drug Controller General of India for its commercial launch, meeting high-quality benchmark with 96 per cent sensitivity and 98 per cent specificity for detecting novel coronavirus.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
3 arms smugglers arrested by Bihar STF
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) In a joint operation by Bihar STF and Patna Police, three arms smugglers were arrested from a bus stand in Patna on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
High Court of J&K approves Arbitration Centres at Srinagar and Jammu
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) : In order to provide an institutionalised framework for speedy and expeditious resolution of disputes through alternate dispute resolution mechanism, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir has accorded approval to setting up of High Court annexed Arbitration Centres at Srinagar and Jammu named the Jammu and Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC).
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
KVIC gets Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal to remove 160 fake Khadi products online
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on Saturday said that it has forced e-commerce portals Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and others to remove over 160 web links selling products under the brand name of 'Khadi'.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Net direct tax collection declines 31% in Apr-Aug FY21
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The net direct tax collection in April-August period of the current fiscal was 31.1 per cent lower on year-on-year (YoY) basis at over Rs 1.92 lakh crore, according to data provided by Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur in Lok Sabha.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CSK restrict MI to 162/9 in opening IPL match
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) After a good start, Mumbai Indians (MI) managed just 22 runs and lost three wickets in the last three overs to be restricted to 162/9 by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports
Air India employees receiving PF dues within 30-60 days
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) National carrier Air India has clarified that it had already deposited the TDS and the PF dues for superannuated employees which are being released within 30-60 days.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kerala: Battle over St Mary's Church Manarcad intensifies (Ld)
Kottayam, Sep 19 (IANS) The ongoing factional feud in the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is all set to take a turn for the worse after a sub-court here asked the district authorities to hand over the famed and hugely popular St Mary's Church at Manarcad near here to the Orthodox faction.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Sandalwood drugs case: B'luru police quiz trio including Cong leader's son
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) : Son of Congress leader, R.V. Devaraj and former Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) corporator, R.V. Yuvaraj, famous Kannada TV Anchor Akul Balaji and upcoming Kannada actor, Aryann Santosh Kumar appeared before the Central Crime Branch of the Bengaluru police for interrogation on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Optimum Nutrition announced as RCB's 'official nutrition partner'
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sports nutrition brand Optimum Nutrition on Saturday announced its partnership with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Telangana urges Centre to release Rs 1,434 cr dues
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telangana government has written to the Centre to urge for immediately release Rs 1,433.95 crore dues for urban development under the 15th Finance Commission.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
SAD always held aloft flag of justice: Parkash Badal
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Akali patriarch and five-time Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday expressed "immense satisfaction and pride" over the strong and principled stand taken by the Shiromani Akali Dal "to save the beleaguered peasantry and the country".
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
CBI files supplementary charge sheet in AgustaWestland case, names 15 accused (Ld)
N0ew Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday filed a supplementary charge sheet against 15 accused, including alleged middleman Christian Michel and accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena, in connection with the alleged corruption in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
2020-09-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Odisha govt to develop technical institutions into centres of excellence
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Odisha government has initiated the process for developing technical institutions like ITIs and polytechnics into centres of excellence (CoE) in the mineral bearing areas of the state, an official said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Politics
KKR may push Russell up the batting order, says McCullum
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) may consider pushing Andre Russell up the batting order strategically in some matches, head coach Brendon McCullum said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports
No decision to discontinue printing Rs 2,000 notes: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Although printing of Rs 2,000 denomination notes has been significantly lowered, the Centre has not decided to discontinue the high denomination notes.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Army facilitates phone connectivity in Arunachal village bordering China
Itanagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian Army has set up a free-of-cost mobile-based telephone booth for the villagers of remote Mago-Chuna village in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China, defence sources said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
WB Guv, Oppn come down heavily on Mamata govt after NIA arrests
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Saturday that the state has become "home to illegal bomb making" with a potential to unsettle democracy.
2020-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Justice for Sushant: Suchitra Krishnamoorthi lauds Shekhar Suman, Ankita Lokhande's efforts
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi has words of encouragement for actors Shekhar Suman and Ankita Lokhande, who are fighting for justice for late Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Benny Dayal, Shefali Alvares' new love song 'gives all the feels'
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Singers Benny Dayal and Shefali Alvares have recorded a new romantic track.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
J&K reports 1,492 new Covid cases; tally at 62,533
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) As many as 1,492 more people tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the tally in the Union Territory to 62,533, health officials said.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Wrong policies led to failure of Cong-RJD govts in Bihar: Owaisi
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday claimed that wrong policies led to the failure of the Congress and RJD governments in Bihar.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Have to applaud each CSK member for staying focussed: Dhoni
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni commended his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) teammates for maintaining their focus through the course of the quarantine and later in training while following the Covid-19 protocols strictly.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports
Mass suicide in Jaipur, 4 of jeweller's family found hanging
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the bodies of four members of a jeweller's family - a man, his wife and their two children - were found hanging at their residence in Jaipur on Saturday, said police officials.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Follow 'SMS' norms in COVID era: Rajasthan BJP chief
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia on Saturday said that one should follow "SMS" norms in the COVID-19 era which stands for 'social distancing, masks and sanitisation' - which should be religiously practised.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Delhi vs Punjab: Battle of teams seeking first title (IPL Match 2 Preview)
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS/GloFans) The second game of the 13th Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played between two of the most inconsistent performers of the tournament till date -- Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Both are yet to win a title in 12 attempts.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports
Bombay HC upholds acquittal of six in 2009 Goa blast case (Ld)
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court on Saturday upheld the acquittal of six persons accused of links with Goa-headquartered Sanatan Sanstha and who were charged by the NIA for a failed bomb blast plot in South Goa's Margao town in 2009.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Vijayan: Won't answer if the same journalist asks too many questions
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayans antipathy for probing questions from journalists is known to everybody and blowing his top during press conferences is also well-known.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
MTNL plans to sell assets in Mumbai through DIPAM
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) State-run telecom operator MTNL has submitted a set of assets for monetisation through the framework of the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), which comes under the Finance Ministry.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farm Bills beneficial for farmers: Tamil Nadu CM
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Saturday supported the three Bills on agriculture, saying he knew about farming and farmers' welfare "unlike DMK President MK Stalin".
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
4 miscreants rob jewellery shop at gunpoint in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 19 (IANS) Four armed miscreants robbed a jewellery shop at gunpoint in broad daylight and decamped with jewellery worth Rs 13 lakh in Gurugram on Saturday afternoon.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SSR's wax statue sculptor hopes his effort contributes to #JusticeForSushant
Asansol, Sep 19 (IANS) City-based veteran sculptor Susanta Ray is attracting headlines after crafting a wax statue of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Local residents and the media are flocking his residence to catch a glimpse of his new wax creation.
2020-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mystery deepens: Sushant's viscera not preserved properly, hints at 'negligence' (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In what seems to be sheer negligence on the part of Mumbai Police or the medical board which conducted autopsy on late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput, the all important viscera extracted from the body was not preserved properly.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Cabinet note on vehicle scrappage policy ready
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The much-awaited vehicle scrappage policy may soon be a reality as a Cabinet note on the issue is ready and sent for further consultations with the stakeholders on PMO directions.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' sails into oblivion
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian Navy's once majestic and imposing aircraft carrier 'INS Viraat' - now decommissioned - started on its swansong voyage to Alang port in Gujarat, the country's biggest graveyard for all such condemned ships, officials said here on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
Veteran Left leader Roza Deshpande dies at 91 (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Veteran Communist leader, women's activist and ex-MP Roza Deshpande passed away on Saturday due to old age-related ailments, according to a family source. She was 91.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Goyal engages with states, UTs to review oxygen availability
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Saturday addressed 12 states and union territories and reviewed their oxygen availability. He requested them to focus on analysing district-level and health facility-level status and effectively plan and manage logistical issues related with its availability.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
1,875 women officers serving in IAF: Shripad Naik
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The strength of women officers serving in the Indian Air Force (IAF) is 1,875, out of which 10 are fighter pilots and 18 are navigators, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said in the Parliament on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Amarinder's posers to Badals on farm Bills
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday asked opposition Akali Dal leaders - the Badal couple - 10 pointed and pertinent questions to nail the "lies" they have been allegedly perpetuating in the last few days to save face on the agriculture Bills.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Chennai Super Kings win toss, opt to bowl in IPL opener
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Last year's runners-up Chennai Super Kings won the toss and chose to bowl against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener at a barren Sheikh Zayed Stadium here.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports
Ileana reveals how she runs away from responsibilities
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Ileana DCruz just goes with the flow of life when she wants to run away from responsibilities, going by her new social media post.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
7-8 Monsoon Session sittings may be curtailed, parties agree (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in the country, all political parties in a Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Parliament on Saturday agreed to curtail the ongoing Monsoon Session as early as September 24.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Cost optimisation of last mile delivery needed in e-commerce logistics'
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Cost optimisation of last mile delivery is important in e-commerce logistics, according to a report by ClickPost.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Curtailed
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in the country, all political parties in a Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Parliament on Saturday agreed to curtail the ongoing Monsoon Session as early as September 24.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala records single-day high of 4,644 corona cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala on Saturday recorded its single-day high of 4,644 coronavirus cases, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Eighteen more COVID-19 fatalities took the state's death toll to 519.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Iranian hackers found using tool to extract 2FA SMS codes
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point have unravelled an ongoing surveillance operation by Iranian entities who have used multiple tools including an Android backdoor that extracts two-factor authentication (2FA) codes from SMS messages and records the phone's voice surroundings.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Plea in SC seeking separate human rights bodies for J&K, Ladakh
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to immediately set up separate Human Rights Commissions for the two Union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Govt withdraws 3 labour Bills, reintroduces with fresh provisions (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday withdrew three Bills moved by the Labour Ministry in the Lok Sabha and reintroduced them with fresh labour code provisions as part of the labour reforms initiative.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Memories keep floating somewhere: Gulzar on memoir
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Poet, lyricist, author, screenwriter, director - there isn't any aspect of Hindi films and literature that hasn't been impacted by Gulzar's magic touch and now the maestro is penning his memoirs of the greats he has worked with because memories never dry up and "keep floating somewhere".
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
BJP government in Tripura has failed in Covid control, say CPI-M, Congress
Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) Opposition CPI-M and Congress on Saturday strongly criticised the BJP government in Tripura for its "total failure in Covid-19 management putting the state in a worst situation in the northeastern region".
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Reema Kagti: We need anti marital rape laws
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Reema Kagti believes anti marital rape laws are need of the hour in Pakistan. Kagti tweeted her opinion on her verified Twitter account on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dave Bautista: I was always an introvert
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Hollywood star Dave Bautista says he was a shy and introvert kid.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Start insolvency process against debtor, guarantor together: FM
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that insolvency proceedings against the corporate debtor and personal guarantor can be initiated together under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and should be pursued simultaneously for a comprehensive resolution process.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Battle over Malankara Orthodox Syrina Church intensifies
Kottayam, Sep 19 (IANS) The ongoing factional feud in the , Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, is all set to take a turn for the worse after a sub-court , here asked the district authorities to hand over the church to the Orthodox faction.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Man shoots father, kills himself over property feud
Gurugram, Sep 19 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 32-year-old man allegedly shot dead his 62-year-old father on Saturday following a property dispute before turning the gun on himself. He died at his home in Gurugram's Laxman Vihar locality, police said.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seam bowlers may make an impact in early stages of IPL: Ponting
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Seam bowlers could make a significant impact in the early stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting on Saturday in the warm conditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Delhi Capitals (DC) coach Ricky Ponting said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports
Covid hits Telangana health minister's office, 7 test positive
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 scare has reached the office of Telangana Health Minister Eatala Rajander as seven staff have tested positive for the virus.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'JL 50' director: Wanted to represent strong connection India always had with science
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The sci-fi series JL 50 has been received well by critics and OTT viewers, but director Shailender Vyas feels the show was designed for the big-screen.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SAD appeals to all parties to join hands against farm Bills
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Facing attacks from the Congress and other quarters over the three Bills on farmer-related issues, BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday appealed to all political parties to join the "struggle" against the proposed legislations.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics