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Gambhir debunks AAP's education claims
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), cricketer-turned-BJP-MP Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday in a tweet raised questions over its efforts for improving education in Delhi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
CAA harmful for the nation, says BJP's Madhya Pradesh MLA
Bhopal, Jan 28 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh BJP legislator Narayan Tripathi has again fallen out of step with his party, to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which "has vitiated the social atmosphere and led to a civil war-like situation in the country".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Eagle sweeps down to hunt a mountain goat, internet in awe
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A video is doing the rounds on social media in which an uses its skills to catch a mountain goat.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajinikanth not injured during 'Man vs Wild' shooting
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth suffered no injuries during the shoot of Discovery Channel's popular programme 'Man vs Wild' in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Libyan ceasefire breaches, oil field shutdown worry Italy
Rome, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) The crumbling truce between Libya's warring factions worries Italy "deeply" and the ongoing oil blockade by eastern forces is "unacceptable", Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday, according to diplomatic sources.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Four persons under observation for Coronavirus in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) The Karnataka Family Health and Welfare Department has put four persons under observation for the Coronavirus infection, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
WFP, Islamic Development Bank team up for food security
Rome, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations World Food Programme and the Islamic Development Bank will collaborate on food security, nutrition and novel ways of development financing under a new accord, the WFP said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
Mamata takes up paint brush to protest against CAA-NRC-NPR
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Using art as a medium of protest against CAA, NPR and NRC, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday took up the paint brush at a Trinamool Congress demonstration where a number of painters close to her had assembled.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tripura HC cancels transfer of medical college teachers
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) Tripura High Court has cancelled the transfer orders of eight medical college teachers (doctors) and asked the state government to bring them back in their original place of posting by February, a lawyer said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
18 killed as bus, auto collide; plunge into Maharashtra well
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 28 (IANS) At least 18 passengers were killed and another 30 rescued when a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation bus and autorickshaw collided and fell into a well near Malegaon here on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IndiGo, Air India bar stand-up comic Kamra for six months
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that it has barred stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for six months for portraying "unacceptable behaviour" onboard one of its flights.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Will try to work out an arrangement with Bengal govt: Abhijit Banerjee
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Tuesday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna and later said that the state government has a number of "interesting" schemes which he would study before taking up her offer to work together.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Railways to adopt airlines' idea of banning unruly passengers (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking the idea of banning passengers for their unruly behaviour onboard a flight from the airlines, the Indian Railways is also mulling to ban such passengers who pose a threat to fellow travellers, railway ministry officials said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shaheen Bagh pistol man a AAP worker, alleges Cong
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the man who brandished pistol at the Shaheen Bagh protest site on Tuesday is a Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker and he did it on behest of his party.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Half kg hair, shampoo sachets recovered from 13-yr-old's stomach
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The doctors at the VGM Gastro Centre in Coimbatore were baffled when they saw a ball of hair and empty shampoo sachets in the stomach of a 13-year-old girl after a CT scan followed by endoscopy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Sandeep asks Kejriwal for CWG corruption proof
New Jan 28 (IANS) Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has released another video and questioned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on its allegation of corruption in the 2010 Commonwealth Games when Sheila Dikshit was the Chief Minister of Delhi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Mahindra posts inspiring video of differently-abled man, Twitterati impressed
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Anand Mahindra has shared an inspiring video of a differently-abled man paying tribute to the national flag, drawing praise from the netizens.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear plea for enhanced compensation on Wed
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A Supreme Court judge on Tuesday recused from hearing the Centre's plea seeking Rs 7,844 crore as additional funds from the firms succeeding US-based Union Carbide Corporation, currently owned by Dow Chemicals, to disburse as compensation to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
16 suspected Coronavirus cases in Punjab, five in Haryana (2nd Lead)
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Sixteen patients in Punjab and five in Haryana have been quarantined on suspicion of having Coronavirus, ministers in both the states said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Protesters disrupt CU convocation, force Governor to leave (Roundup)
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Tuesday forced to leave the venue of the Calcutta University convocation without attending the programme, where Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee was presented an honorary doctor of letters degree, following tumultuous protests by students opposing CAA.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Cop held for making doctored video woman constable
Gurugram, Jan 28 (IANS) The police arrested a constable for allegedly making a doctored video of his woman colleague and uploading it on a social networking platform.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shift folk dancer statues lying close to Golden Temple: CM
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking into account the sentiments of the Sikh community which had taken exception to the statues of folk dancers at the Heritage City in the vicinity of the Golden Temple, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered to relocate them in Amritsar.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Coronavirus testing at 10 more labs soon: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that four more sample test laboratories for testing samples of suspected cases of novel Coronavirus have been designated, besides NIV Pune.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana to recruit 450 doctors
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said 450 regular doctors will be recruited soon through a competitive examination.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Five RSS men who guide its views on economic issues
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Five senior functionaries of the RSS primarily decide on the organisation's views on different economic issues facing the country, sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Six Coronaviruses out there, which one will spread next?
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As a new variant of coronavirus spreads panic -- keeping governments and health authorities on their toes from China to India -- researchers have been stressing for long on the fact that identifying new viruses in animals and quickly determining their potential to infect people is a key way to reduce global health threats.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
High fibre diets can lead to bloating: Study
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) People who eat high fibre diets are more likely to experience bloating if their high fibre diet is protein-rich as compared to carbohydrate-rich, according to a new study.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pune Police yet to hand over Koregaon-Bhima case to NIA
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team, camping in Pune since Monday morning, was not handed over the Elgar Parishad-Koregaon-Bhima case files as the relevant orders from the Centre had reportedly not been received.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Odisha to delete NPR column seeking parent's birthplace
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday said the column that seeks details on the birthplace of parents of an individual during the enumeration of the National Population Register (NPR) will be deleted in the state.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
US investigators looking into causes of Kobe's chopper crash
California, Jan 28 (IANS) US investigators are working to determine the causes of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant in California on Sunday, a media report said.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Colombia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
HC rejects plea by aspirants from Kejriwal's constituency
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed as non-maintainable a plea by eleven aspirants who were not allowed to file nomination papers from New Delhi Assembly seat from where Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is contesting.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi polls between two crore people, 200 BJP MPs: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the February Assembly elections are a fight between two crore people of Delhi and 200 BJP MPs, as he urged people to vote for AAP.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hemant Soren expands cabinet, inducts 7 more ministers
Ranchi, Jan 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren expanded his cabinet on Tuesday and inducted seven more Ministers, taking the strength of the Ministry to 10.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Taranjit Sandhu appointed ambassador to US
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The government on Tuesday appointed Taranjit Singh Sandhu, a career diplomat, as the Indian Ambassador to the US. Sandhu, a 1988-batch IFS officer, is presently the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie turn white again
Shimla, Jan 28 (IANS) More snowfall in Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie and higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday intensified cold wave conditions in the state.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
People who are mean look at women as sex objects
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) People who are mean and antagonistic towards others are the ones who look at women as merely sex objects, a study has revealed.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gujarat Cong leaders seek to counter BJP narrative in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress that is trying to reclaim its lost ground has drafted party leaders from Gujarat to campaign for the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Illegal refugees returning to Bangladesh after CAA: Official
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) In the wake of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, illegal immigrants from Bangladesh have begun to flee India back to their native country, a senior Border Security Force official said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Broad fined, awarded demerit point for profanity
Johannesburg, Jan 28 (IANS) England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the profanity he directed at South African captain Faf du Plessis during the fourth Test between the two sides.
2020-01-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Twitterati abuzz over Rajinikanth's tryst with Bear Grylls
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With superstar Rajinikanth set to feature in an episode of 'Man vs Wild' alongside Bear Grylls, Twitter was abuzz as his fans welcomed the news.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM does not understand economics: Rahul Gandhi
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) In a big attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused him of tarnishing the pluralistic image of the nation in the world and said that the Modi does not understand economics as the Congress scion addressed the 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally here at Albert Hall.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Congress alleges national debt up under current govt
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the government's debt has increased to 71.5 pc in 5.5 years, saying the burden is due to mismanagement of the economy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We stopped Ebola, will stop Coronavirus too: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said with precautionary efforts, the country can fight diseases like novel Coronavirus (nCov).
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nirbhaya convict claims 'forced to have sex' with co-accused
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The counsel for the Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh Singh, who is set to be hanged on February 1, told the apex court on Tuesday that his client has been sexually abused inside the Tihar jail.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India has world class players, getting better overseas: Southee
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran New Zealand pacer Tim Southee feels that India has some world-class players and are getting better on the road as they prepare to bounce back in the third T20I here on Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
436 people under observation in Kerala for coronavirus: Centre
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 400 people in Kerala are under observation for suspected coronavirus, which includes five in hospitals, while the others are at their homes, a Central health official who is currently touring Kerala, said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Thampi remanded to judicial custody till Feb 7
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A special CBI court here on Tuesday remanded NRI businessman C.C. Thampi to judicial custody till February 7 in connection with a money laundering probe against businessman Robert Vadra.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UP Minister's gunner found dead in mysterious circumstances
Meerut, Jan 28 (IANS) UP Minister Suresh Rana's gunner was found shot dead in Mawana area here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sedition-accused JNU student Sharjeel arrested
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who has been accused of making controversial statement "cut off Assam", leading to sedition charges, was arrested on Tuesday from his home town Jahanabad in Bihar by Delhi Police after a four-day manhunt.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japanese culture gets a show in New York
January 28 Jan 28 (IANSlife) Nearly 70 masterpieces of calligraphy, painting, sculpture, ceramics, lacquers, and textiles from two Japanese art collections, are all set to go on view at the Asia Society Museum in New York from February 11.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Japan,National,IANS Life