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Man shot dead in front of 6-yr-old son in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A 45-year-old businessman was shot dead in front of his minor son by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants in south Delhi, police said on Saturday.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kashmiri woman shares J&K's ordeal with Rahul on flight
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi was on Saturday taken aback when a Kashmiri woman started narrating her ordeal to him and other Opposition leaders onboard the flight they were travelling back to Delhi from Srinagar, after denied entry to the city.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
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
Ladakh Buddhist outfit seeks protection in Kargil
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA) has written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah seeking protection of Buddhist community in Kargil in the wake of opposition to the formation of new Union Territory of Ladakh.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jaitley fought illness with indomitable spirit: Sonia
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday condoled the death of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying that he attracted friends across the political spectrum and fought the cruel illness with indomitable spirit till the end.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
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
Man who wanted to take revenge from police held
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A 38-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping three minor girls in the national capital. Police said that the accused, who works for an NGO, in order to take revenge from two police officers of Kalandi Kunj police station, tried to implicate them in a false case.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
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
Arun Jaitley passes away; condolences pour in (Roundup)
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday after a prolonged illness. He was 66.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt engineer charged with working for 3 depts
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) An FIR has been registered in Kishanganj police station in Bihar against a government engineer for simultaneously working and drawing salaries from three departments for the last 30 years.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IAS officer, hailed for Kerala flood works, quits
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A young IAS officer, lauded for his work during the 2018 Kerala floods, has put in his papers, more than a month after he was served a memorandum by the Union Home Ministry accusing him of indulging in acts of omission and commission, insubordination and dereliction of duty among other things.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
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
Shell firm paid Chidambaram's travel bills: ED
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is set to tighten the noose around former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX media case following the revelation by chartered accountant Bhaskar Raman that a shell company, also owned by Karti Chidambaram, paid for his travel and other expenses.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
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
J&K situation not normal, says Rahul
New Delhi/Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the government for not allowing a delegation of opposition parties to visit Kashmir, saying it indicated that the things in Valley are not normal.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
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
Taekwondo gold medallist held for robbery
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A 26-year-old national gold medallist in taekwondo has been arrested by Delhi Police for his involvement in 30 cases of snatching and robbery.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition delegation boards flight to Srinagar
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A delegation of Opposition parties, led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, boarded a flight to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, their first since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chinese origin man held for double murder in Kolkata
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) A man of Chinese origin was arrested on Saturday for allegedly murdering his wife and father by hitting them with an iron bucket in East Kolkata's Tangra area, the police said.
2019-08-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K integration complete with axing of Article 370: Shah
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir's integration with India was completed with the scrapping of Article 370.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,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
Curbs on media in J&K in national interest: PCI to SC
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Press Council of India (PCI) has moved an application in the Supreme Court seeking permission to intervene and allow it to assist the top court in deciding on a petition filed by Kashmir Times Executive Editor that seeks relaxation in curbs on the movement of media personnel, including photojournalists, in Kashmir.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Terror suspects held in MP used app that keeps no record
Bhopal, Aug 24 (IANS) Technology is throwing a new challenge at curbing terror every minute. Five persons arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Satna for suspected links with a terror funding racket managed by Pakistani operatives have been found to have communicated with their handlers using an app which does not keep any record of the messages it sends, police said.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Terrorism
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
Samsung Galaxy M30s with 48MP camera in India next month
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Riding on the success of its online-exclusive Galaxy M series, Samsung India is all set to launch Galaxy M30s with 48MP triple rear camera setup in India mid-September.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
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
DUSU removes busts of Savarkar, Bose, Bhagat Singh
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) has removed the busts of freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and Subhas Chandra Bose from the university campus after a backlash from the Congress students wing NSUI.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
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
Fire breaks out at Sreesanth's house in Kochi
Kochi, Aug 24 (IANS) A major fire broke out at former India pacer S. Sreesanth's residence in the Edapally arae here early on Saturday, fire officials said, adding that no one was injured in the incident.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
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
Race begins to send space tourists, build lunar colonies
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Fifty years ago, when the first man walked on the Moon, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was not even born, Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos was just a five-year-old kid, and Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson was still a teenager. Today these tech entrepreneurs are leading the efforts to make space tourism a reality.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Do we need a backup planet to survive?
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Billionaire entrepreneurs Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are at the forefront of a new age commercial space exploration programmes and actually working towards building a base station on Moon and ultimately colonising Mars.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
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
Romancing the Moon, Bollywood style
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As Chandrayaan 2 crept into Moon's orbit slowly but surely over the past few days, the one person who could perhaps afford a sentimental smile is the Bollywood shaayar. Over the decades, after all, the Hindi film songwriter's imagination has been to the Moon and back only a few hundred times.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mars no more 'amangal' for India to send a manned mission
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A human mission to Mars has always been the next big dream for space enthusiasts, with space barons like SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, Blue Origins CEO Jeff Bezos and Virgin Galactics founder Sir Richard Branson along with NASA aiming to send humans to deeper space, and eventually Mars, in years to come.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
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
Last day of deadline sees 1.6 lakh RFID tags installed
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) About 1.63 lakh RFID tags were issued on Friday, the last day of the deadline for installing the tags for commercial vehicles entering the national capital.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Row over Jerusalem ad in Tirupati
Tirupati, Aug 23 (IANS) Advertisement of Jerusalem yatra and Haj pilgrimage on bus tickets in the temple town of Tirupati has sparked a row on Friday, compelling Andhra Pradesh government to order a probe.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,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
SC sets aside criminal proceeding against Hyatt Hotel MD
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The criminal proceedings against the Managing Director of Asian Hotels (North) Ltd, which runs Hyatt Regency Hotel here, in a 2013 negligence case was set aside by the Supreme Court on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
CRPF awarded for social initiatives in Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Posted as Commandant in one of the most dangerous areas in Chhasttigarh -- Bijapur -- Sudhir Kumar in 2016 thought of deploying motor cycle ambulance that could serve the people of Chhattisgarh and the paramilitary posted in Maoist-hit areas of the state.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security