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Bumrah shuts trolls after fans question Insta post
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 24 (IANS) Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah shared a picture on his social media handles of him and captain Virat Kohli enjoying a day out at Jolly beach ahead of the start of first Test against the West Indies in Antigua. All members of the team, including Kohli himself, had posted pictures from the day out they had at the beach before the grind of long form cricket started.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
PM to Indians in Bahrain: will achieve $5 tn economy goal
Manama, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime MInister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the Indian community in Bahrain to motivate the Bahraini people to visit India to witness its rich cultural heritage, stressing that India has decided to achieve the target of becoming $5 trillion economy in the next five years.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Bahrain,International
Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7
Paris, Aug 24 (IANS) Hours before the United States President Donald Trump landed in Biarritz, the buzz was that the weekend would see the outbreak of a new trade war unleashed by Trump. This time with France and indeed the entire European Union.
2019-08-24
Category: International, France,Diplomacy
PM Modi in Bahrain, 3 MoUs signed
Manama, Aug 24 (IANS) India and Bahrain on Saturday expressed their commitment to give a fillip to the entire spectrum of bilateral relations during talks between visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bahraini counterpart Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Bahrain,Diplomacy,Politics
India lead by 89 runs with 10 wickets in hand at Lunch
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 24 (IANS) India ensured that they remain firmly in control of their first Test against West Indies by taking an 89-run lead in the first session of Day 3. After dismissing West Indies for 222, KL Rahul (6) and Mayank Agarwal (8) played out seven overs and put up 14 runs on the board before umpires called for Lunch.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Root, Denly steady England's second innings
Leeds, Aug 24 (IANS) England captain Joe Root and Joe Denly have ensured that their team does nont do a repeat of their first innings collapse. Both were on a 75-run stand for the third wicket on Day 3 of the third Ashes Test at Headingley. England are 90/2 at Tea, trailing Australia by 269 runs with eight wickets in hand.
2019-08-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Neymar out of action until his future is resolved: Tuchel
Paris, Aug 24 (IANS) Neymar will not play with Paris Saint Germain until his future is resolved, coach Thomas Tuchel said on Saturday.
2019-08-24
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
India take 75-run lead, West Indies all out for 222
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 24 (IANS) India on Saturday dismissed West Indies at 222. The home skipper Jason Holder and Miguel Cummins provided resistance to the Indians for much of the first session. India have thus taken a lead of 75 runs on Day 3 of the first Test in Antigua.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
Modi arrives in Bahrain, received by Prince Khalifa
Manama, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Bahrain on the third leg of his overseas visit and was received by his Bahraini counterpart Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Bahrain,Diplomacy
UK Prince Andrew defends friendship with Jeffrey Epstein
London, Aug 24 (IANS) UK Prince Andrew on Saturday defended his former friendship with multi-millionaire financier and convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, saying "at no stage" did he "see or suspect" any criminal behaviour.
2019-08-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Priyanka pens emotional note on father's birth anniversary
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra has penned an emotional note on her father Ashok Chopra's birth anniversary.
2019-08-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
HK's Lion Rock 'shines' in show of solidarity
Hong Kong, Aug 24 (IANS) More than 1,000 people gathered on top of Hong Kong's Lion Rock to shine lights across the city in solidarity with the city which has been rocked by anti-government protests for almost three months.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Human Interest/Society
Google Photos to let users search for text in images
San Francisco, Aug 24 (IANS) Google is rolling out new AI features to its Lens platform that would let users search their Google Photos library for text that appears within photos.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Redmi Note 8 Pro to come with liquid cooling feature
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of the launch of its Note 8 series, Redmi has revealed that the 'Note 8 Pro' will come with liquid cooling feature.
2019-08-24
Category: International, China,Technology
Pak journalists to march on LoC
Muzaffarabad, Aug 24 (IANS) More than four hundred journalists from different parts of Pakistan have arrived here to take part in a "symbolic march" towards the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday.
2019-08-24
Category: International, India,International
She-Hulk, Moon Knight set to join Marvel's superhero slate
Anaheim (California), Aug 24 (IANS) Marvel Studios is amping up the superhero slate, with She-Hulk and Moon Knight ready to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
2019-08-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
#Motherhood: Sunny Leone helps daughter finish homework
Dubai, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone did not forget her mommy duties on her vacation here as she helped her daughter Nisha finish her homework.
2019-08-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK won't retreat from global community: Johnson
London, Aug 24 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that his country would not "retreat" from the international community as it leaves the European Union (EU), the media reported on Saturday.
2019-08-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Guterres hopes negotiations for humanitarian access to Kashmir goes forward
United Nations, Aug 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hopes that under the current situation in Kashmir, negotiations by UN human rights officials for access to the area "can move forward", according to his Associate Spokesperson Eri Kaneko.
2019-08-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Indo-Brit killed in Thai hotel fight
London, Aug 24 (IANS) An Indian-origin Briton died in a fight at a Thai hotel after telling another guest to keep the noise down as his wife and son tried to sleep, his family has said.
2019-08-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Ishant's fifer puts India in strong position against Windies
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma came all guns blazing against the West Indies as the hosts could only manage to post 189/8 and trailed by 108 runs when the second day of the first Test ended.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
Sevilla win 1-0 away to Granada
Granada (Spain), Aug 24 (IANS) Sevilla has edged Granada CF 1-0 to take temporary possession of first place in LaLiga with six points from two matches.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
China releases British consulate worker
Hong Kong, Aug 24 (IANS) A worker at the UK consulate in Hong Kong has been released by China after being held at the border, a statement on his Facebook page said on Saturday.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
PM Modi lands in UAE, to receive highest civil decoration
Abu Dhabi, Aug 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday night reached Abu Dhabi, on the second leg of his three-nation visit.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Togo,Diplomacy
India didn't seek mediation as Trump claimed: US official
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) A senior US official has conceded that India has not requested any mediation with Pakistan on Kashmir, contradicting President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate or arbitrate.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Jadeja fifty helps India to 297 against WI (Lunch report)
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS) Days after being chosen for the Arjuna Award, Ravindra Jadeja played a mature knock of 58 which helped India recover from a top-order collapse and post 297 against the West Indies on Day 2 of the first Test here on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
UAE will partner India in $5tn economy target: Minister
Abu Dhabi, Aug 23 (IANS) India's partnership with the UAE is set to play a key role in its march towards its ambitious goal of becoming a $5 trillion economy, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE's Minister of Economy has said, welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his country.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Togo,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Pak more unsafe, unstable, internationally weak now: PPP
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has issued a "white paper" on the one year performance of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government, alleging that "Pakistan is more unsafe, unstable, more economically vulnerable and internationally weak" since last years general elections.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Ashes: Hazlewood & Co put Eng batsmen on the mat at 54/6 (Lunch)
Leeds, Aug 23 (IANS) It was expected to be the day when the English batsmen would build on the good work by young paceman Jofra Archer in the third Test of the Ashes at Headingley on Friday. But it wasn't too be as the Australians made a strong comeback in the first session to have the hosts tottering at 54/6 at Lunch. Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins were the stars of the show in the morning session.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan Railway Minister pelted with eggs, punched in UK
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed was allegedly assaulted in the UK by two officials of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) who pelted him with eggs and also punched him for using "abusive language" for their party leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Sophie Turner shakes a leg with Priyanka Chopra's mom
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner not only bonds well with sister-in-law and actress Priyanka Chopra but also maintains a good rapport with her mother Madhu Chopra. A video of the Jonas wives dancing at Jonas Brothers' concert is a proof.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
HPE-built supercomputer to help NASA land humans on Moon
San Francisco, Aug 23 (IANS) After entering into a four-year, multi-phase partnership with NASA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has said it custom-designed a new supercomputer that will support the US space agency's Artemis programme, a mission to land the next humans on the lunar South Pole region by 2024.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech
PM Modi completes France visit, leaves for UAE
Paris, Aug 23 (IANS) Having completed the France leg of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday embarked on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2019-08-23
Category: International, France,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Researchers develop colour-changing 'chameleon skin'
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Researchers have developed artificial 'chameleon skin' that changes colour when exposed to light and could be used in applications such as active camouflage and large-scale dynamic displays.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Took 70 years to remove what was temporary: Modi
Paris, Aug 23 (IANS) Taking an indirect jibe at his political opponents, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invoked Ram and Krishna to refer to the abrogation of Article 370 and said it was ironical that a country with such strong cultural heritage had taken 70 years to eliminate a temporary provision.
2019-08-23
Category: International, France,Politics
HP Inc CEO Weisler steps down, Lores to take over
San Francisco, Aug 23 (IANS) HP Inc. has announced that Dion Weisler would be stepping down as the President and CEO "due to a family health matter" and would be succeeded by Enrique Lores, the current president of the company's printer division, from November 1.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Saina slams umpiring standards after World Championships exit
Basel (Switzerland), Aug 23 (IANS) Saina Nehwal on Friday slammed the umpiring in her Round of 16 defeat to Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt at the BWF World Championships. In a match that lasted an hour and 12 minutes, Saina lost 21-15, 25-27, 12-21 to the lower-ranked Blichfeldt despite having two match points in the second game.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
Taron Egerton, Lucy Boynton in VR project 'Glimpse'
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Actors Taron Egerton and Lucy Boynton will feature in a virtual reality-based project "Glimpse".
2019-08-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Decoded: Taylor Swift's 'Lover' lyrics are all about Joe Alwyn
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) It seems Taylor Swift has found the right muse in her lover of nearly three years.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Fish oil pills won't protect you from diabetes: Study
London, Aug 23 (IANS) If you are popping fish oil supplements to protect yourself against diabetes, you may be mistaken. According to the researchers, Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Tokyo asks Seoul to reconsider axing intel-sharing pact
Tokyo, Aug 23 (IANS) Japan on Friday lamented the decision by South Korea to pull out of a bilateral military information-sharing agreement and asked it to reconsider its decision.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Japan,Defence/Security
Pakistan blacklisted by FATF subgroup for terror funding
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Asia-Pacific Group of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog for terror financing and money laundering, has placed Pakistan in the "Enhanced Expedited Follow Up List (Blacklist)" for its failure to meet its standards.
2019-08-23
Category: International, India,Terrorism
ALERT: Pakistan named in 'enhanced blacklist' by terror watchdog FATF-Asia Pacific Group: Report
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2019-08-23
Category: International, India,Terrorism
N.Korea 'ready for dialog or standoff' with US
Pyongyang, Aug 23 (IANS) North Korea said on Friday that it was ready for both dialog or standoff with the US.
2019-08-23
Category: International, North Korea,Politics
We did a very good job with the ball: Roach
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS) West Indies pacer Kemar Roach said his team used the conditions on offer well in North Sound on Day 1 of the first Test against India. Roach ended the day with figures of 3-34 and his wickets included those of India's Test stalwart Cheteshwar Pujara and the well set Hanuma Vihari.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
Court extends injunction on HK airport protests
Hong Kong, Aug 23 (IANS) A Hong Kong court on Friday indefinitely extended an injunction sought last week by the the city's Airport Authority to prevent anti-government protesters from stalling one of the worlds busiest transport hubs.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Don't keep Apple Card in leather, jeans
San Francisco, Aug 23 (IANS) After recently launching the Apple Card, the iPhone-maker has warned people against keeping it in a leather wallet or jeans.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Canadian consulate in HK halts China visits
Hong Kong, Aug 23 (IANS) The Canadian consulate in Hong Kong has suspended all work travel to mainland China for its staff, days after British consulate employee was detained at the border while returning from neighbouring Shenzhen on a business trip.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Serena faces Sharapova in US Open first round
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Five-time champion Serena Williams will be facing 2006 winner Maria Sharapova in the first round of the 2019 US Open. This though the 22nd time that the two former world number ones will clash, it is the first time ever they will do so at the US Open.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Hospitals reject special ambulance facility for Sharif
Lahore, Aug 23 (IANS) Two government hospitals have denied a specialised cardiac ambulance facility for emergency medical cover to former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Central Jail here, a media report said on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International