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Cruzeiro retain Copa title, seal spot in next year's Libertadores
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Oct 18 (IANS) Cruzeiro defeated Corinthians 2-1 in the second leg of the Copa do Brasil final to lift the Copa do Brasil.
2018-10-18
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Kids with autism 50% more likely to be obese: Study
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 per cent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population, a study says.
2018-10-18
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Bhagwat criticises SC's Sabarimala decision
Nagpur, Oct 18 (IANS) RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday criticised the Supreme Court's decision allowing entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, saying it was flawed as it did not consider all aspects and hence would not be easily adopted.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Truck hits Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express, 2 coaches derail
Ratlam/New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Passengers of the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express had a miraculous escape on Wednesday when two of its coaches derailed after being hit by a truck at a manned level crossing near Thandla in Madhya Pradesh, an official said.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Global IT spending to grow 3.2% in 2019: Gartner
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Driven by increased Cloud adoption, worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.8 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2 per cent from expected spending of $3.7 trillion in 2018, according to the latest forecast by market research firm Gartner.
2018-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
How far away are we from commercial fusion energy? (Science Feature)
Cadarache (France), Oct 18 (IANS) Electricity-generating fusion power plants -- one of the biggest inventions in history -- might be safe, efficient, reliable and environmentally responsible. But, how far are we from turning science fiction into reality -- meaning a world where nuclear fusion energy will be powering our day-to-day lives? Some 60 years.
2018-10-18
Category: International, India,Science/Tech,Technology
Bhagwat pitches for legally constructing Ram temple
Nagpur, Oct 18 (IANS) Highlighting the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya as a matter of national interest, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday pitched for building it at the earliest through "appropriate and requisite law" and slammed certain "fundamentalist forces" for obstructing the process.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Bengal celebrates Mahanavami
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Devotees from all walks of life, dressed in their best attire, headed towards the puja marquees on Thursday as the city celebrated Mahanavami -- the fourth day of Durga Puja.
2018-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Anna, Michael join 'The Last Days Of American Crime'
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Actors Anna Brewster, Michael Pitt and Sharlto Copley have joined the cast of "The Last Days of American Crime".
2018-10-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Savour a slice of Burma in Noida (Foodie Trail-Noida)
Noida, Oct 18 (IANS) It's quite a task to convince one's tastebuds to try vegetarian food when you belong to the opposite world. The probability of liking the place in question drops significantly when it is also alcohol-free. Still, I dared to land in Burma Burma -- a completely vegetarian restaurant and tea room -- that is making waves in foodie circles for its authentic Burmese cuisine and enhanced tea experience.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Features,IANS Life
The Washington Post publishes missing Saudi journalist's last article
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) The Washington Post has published the last article written by its missing Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi in which he wrote about the poor state of press freedom across the Arab world.
2018-10-18
Category: International, United States,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala shutdown over Sabarimala near total
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) The state-wide shutdown called by the Sabarimala Karma Samithi on Thursday saw huge response with near total effect while just a few private vehicles moving on road.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Six ways to protect your baby's skin this winter (Health Tips)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Winter is here, which means your baby needs extra care and attention. Baby skin requires a lot more nourishment during winter, as the temperature drop tends to make the skin dry. Winter also brings with it various skin problems for babies, as their skin is more delicate when compared to adults.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
UP court receives complaint against Facebook's Zuckerberg
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) A complaint has been registered in an Uttar Pradesh court against Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and three others for using national symbols and letter heads of President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on its site without due permission.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Apple's new privacy portal shows what user data it keeps
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) As part of its annual privacy upgrades, Apple has introduced a new portal that lets users see what personal data the company has kept on them, the media reported.
2018-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists affected life across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday with heavy security deployed here and other vulnerable places.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Need to strengthen internal, external security: RSS chief
Nagpur, Oct 18 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday stressed on the need to further strengthen the armed forces to ensure enhanced "internal and external security" and pre-empt any subversive attempts from within or outside to harm the country's unity and integrity.
2018-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Gujarat invites Karnataka Governor, CM to Statute of Unity unveiling
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) The Gujarat government has invited Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala and Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to attend the unveiling of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Statute of Unity at Sadhu Bet in the northwest state on October 31, an official said on Wednesday.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Cyient's QoQ net up by 54 percent
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Engineering services company Cyient on Wednesday announced that its net profit has registered 54 per cent sequential growth during the second quarter ended September.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Teenage boy drowns in DDA lake
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A teenage boy, who on Wednesday had gone out along with his friends, died after he drowned into Delhi Development Authority's Sanjay Van lake in south Delhi, police said.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Gujarat invites Karnataka Governor, CM to Statute of Unity unveiling
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) The Gujarat government has invited Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala and Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to attend the unveiling of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Statute of Unity at Sadhu Bet in the northwest state on October 31, an official said on Wednesday.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Vikas Bahl files defamation suit against Kashyap, Motwane
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikas Bahl has moved the Bombay High Court with a Rs 10-crore defamation suit against his former Phantom Films partners Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane amid the #MeToo furore.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Amar Singh files police complaint against Azam Khan
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Wednesday filed a police complaint against senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan alleging Khan threatened him and his family with physical harm.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President accepts Akbar's resignation
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar with "immediate effect".
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akbar, a famous editor, who fell from the pedestal
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) From his days of being an iconic editor to the alleged sexual predator -- the fall of M.J. Akbar has been sudden and steep.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Protesters clash with police near Sabarimala, women turned back (Round-up)
Sabarimala/Nilackal (Kerala), Oct 17 (IANS) Protesters opposed to the entry of women in the 10-50 age group to the Sabarimala temple clashed with police and heckled women journalists as the pilgrimage season opened on Wednesday, with no woman in that group making it to the hill shrine despite police assurances.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
France star Mbappé visits hometown club
Paris, Oct 17 (IANS) France superstar football player Kylian Mbappé returned to visit his childhood club here on Wednesday for the first time since he won the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-10-17
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
FA confirm withdrawal of offer to buy Wembley Stadium
London, Oct 17 (IANS) The English Football Association (FA) on Wednesday confirmed that it will not be selling Wembley Stadium to billionaire Shahid Khan.
2018-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Thierry Henry presented as new Monaco coach
Monaco (France), Oct 17 (IANS) AS Monaco on Wednesday presented former France football star Thierry Henry as its new coach.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Monaco,Sports,Football
Mexican keeper Gonzalez escapes bone injury in collision with Chilean player
Queretaro (Mexico), Oct 17 (IANS) Hugo Gonzalez, a goalkeeper for Mexico's national football team, avoided a bone injury in a collision with Chilean forward Nicolas Castillo during a friendly in this central city.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
FIFA announces referees for Club World Cup
Madrid, Oct 17 (IANS) FIFA on Wednesday announced the referees who will officiate the matches of the upcoming Club World Cup set to be held in the United Arab Emirates in December.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India to debut at U-15 Asian wrestling
Fuji-Mi (Japan), Oct 17 (IANS) Indian wrestling will score yet another first with the U-15 girls' squad making their debut at the Asian Junior Wrestling Championships here.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Salvini renews attack on France's migrant 'drop off'
Rome, Oct 17 (IANS/AKI) Hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday continued his criticism of the alleged drop-off of two African migrants by French police in the northwest border town Claviere, claiming he would be "under investigation by half of Italy's prosecutors" for doing far less.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mindtree net zooms 65% in second quarter
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) IT services firm Mindtree on Wednesday reported Rs 206 crore consolidated net profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering a 65 per cent annual and 30 per cent quarterly growth.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Salvini heads to Russia, urges end of EU sanctions
Rome, Oct 17 (IANS/AKI) Far-right Interior Minister and Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini flew to Moscow on Wednesday to head an Italian business delegation at a trade meeting, launching a fresh attack on the European Union over its economic sanctions against Russia.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Gaddar ready to contest against KCR
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Maoist ideologue and revolutionary balladeer Gaddar on Wednesday said he was ready to contest the elections against Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao as the joint candidate of opposition parties.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP-ruled MCD charging illegal parking fee in Delhi: AAP
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Delhi's ruling AAP on Wednesday levelled charges of corruption against BJP for enforcing parking charges in private malls and hospitals despite court orders calling it illegal. The BJP-dominated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is in-charge of most public parking places.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Unveiling of Sardar statue to be BJP's 2019 campaign launch
Gandhinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is virtually kicking off its campaign for the 2019 general elections by taking out 'Ekta Yatras' across Gujarat in the run up to the unveiling of the 182-foot statue of Sardar Patel by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Showdown near Sabarimala, two women turned back
Nilackal/Pamba (Kerala), Oct 17 (IANS) Traditionalists opposed to the entry of women in the 10-50 age group to the Sabarimala temple despite a Supreme Court ruling took on the Kerala government on Wednesday, forcibly turning back stray women visiting the shrine despite police assurances that no one will be prevented from taking part in the pilgrimage.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Telangana,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Love, loss and betrayal in 19th century Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Noted writer-historian Rana Safvi has translated four Urdu narratives spanning the period of turmoil that led to the revolt of 1857, and culminated in the fall of the Mughal Empire.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
UN allocates $34.6mn for drought-affected Afghans
Kabul, Oct 17 (IANS) The UN has allocated $34.6 million in emergency aid to support 2.2 million Afghans affected by a severe drought, it was announced on Wednesday.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Castillo's last-minute goal helps Chile beat Mexico 1-0 in friendly
Queretaro (Mexico), Oct 17 (IANS) Chile defeated Mexico 1-0 in a friendly football match in Mexico's Queretaro thanks to a better second-half performance and a late goal by Nicolas Castillo.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Ariana Grande to stay away from social media
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande plans to quit social media following her split from "Saturday Night Live" star Pete Davidson.
2018-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran beat Bolivia 2-1 in football friendly
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) The Iranian national football team beat Bolivia 2-1 in a friendly match at the Azadi Stadium here.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Football
4 pilgrims crushed to death in MP
Satna (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) Four persons were killed and two seriously injured when a speeding truck crushed them in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district on Wednesday, police said.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Poll candidate killed in Afghan blast
Lashkar Gah (Afghanistan), Oct 17 (IANS) A bomb ripped through the campaign office of a leading parliamentary candidate in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Wednesday, killing him and injuring eight others, the police said.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Afghanistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
ED probes NGO's finance in Muzaffarpur horror case
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing a Bihar NGO associated with the Muzaffarpur horror as it used to receive Rs 36 lakh per annum of government funds, an agency official said.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Soldier arrested in Meerut for espionage
Meerut, Oct 17 (IANS) A soldier has been arrested from the Cantonment area here in Uttar Pradesh on charges of passing on military information to Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI, an official said on Wednesday.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Police continue hunt for ex-BSP MP's son
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) Police from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday continued to hunt for the son of a former BSP MP who threatened a man with a gun at a luxury hotel in Delhi, officials said.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Barca chooses China, Japan for next pre-season summer tour
Barcelona, Oct 17 (IANS) Barcelona is set to hold their next pre-season summer tour in China and Japan, which are considered to be strategic markets for the Catalan football club, a Barça spokesman has said.
2018-10-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football

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