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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
Kuldeep will be India's No.1 spinner going forward: Harbhajan Singh (IANS interview)
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Going forward, chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav will become India's primary spin weapon, feels veteran bowler-turned-cricket commentator Harbhajan Singh.
2018-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IANS Life,Cricket
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
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
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
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
'Namaste England': Outdated and cliched (IANS Review, Rating: *1/2)
Film: "Namaste England"; Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah; Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Seal, Alankrita Sahay, Satish Kaushik; Rating: *1/2
2018-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
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
RIL Q2 net up 17% at Rs 9,516 cr; petchem, telecom do well
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) on Wednesday reported a 17.3 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 9,516 crore for the second quarter ending September on the back of robust performance in its petrochemicals and telecom businesses.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
RIL to buy stake in Hathway cables and Den Networks
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited said on Wednesday that it will buy 66 per cent stake in Den Networks Limited and 51.3 per cent stake in Hathway Cable and Datacom Limited.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Housing prices in Delhi fall over last 8 years: RBI data
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Housing prices in Delhi have fallen marginally for the first time over the last eight years even as all-India house prices went up by an average of 5.3 per cent in the quarter ended June 2018, according to RBI data.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,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
IndiGo to commence Bengaluru-Hong Kong flights from December
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Low-cost passenger carrier IndiGo wil operate daily non-stop flight between Hong Kong and Bengaluru effective December 11, 2018.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL: Super-sub Maimouni hands ATK first win
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Two-time champions ATK got the better of Delhi Dynamos 2-1 and registered their first win this season in the Indian Super League here on Wednesday.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,ISL
PKL: Pawan, Kashiling star as Bengaluru Bulls defeat Tamil Thalaivas
Sonepat, Oct 17 (IANS) Bengaluru Bulls earned the bragging rights in the Southern derby as they beat Tamil Thalaivas 44-35 in the sixth edition of the Pro Kabaddi league here on Wednesday.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
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
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
Sensex falls 75 points as investors cream off gains
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) India's key equity indices reversed gains on Wednesday, as investors sold to profit from three straight sesions of gains.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Suniel Shetty supports 'Let Avni Live' campaign
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty has come out in support of a campaign to save man-eating tigress Avni from being killed.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
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
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
JSW Energy's Himachal hydro plants unaffected by recent heavy rains
Karcham (Himachal Pradesh) Oct 17 (IANS) The recent heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh and an abnormal rise in the Satluj river's silt levels -- forcing the temporary closure of major hydro projects -- has, however, not affected operations at both of JSW Energy's hydro plants in the state, company officials said.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Telangana,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra joins Congress
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP MLA Manvendra Singh, the son of BJP veteran and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh, on Wednesday joined the Congress.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Platform companies: Leveraging the India story in the long run (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
Real per capita GDP, stock market indices and consumption trends in India are currently interesting. Even as real GDP at an aggregate and per capita basis have broadly trended higher, equity market valuations have fluctuated. Amidst the noise of market data, it is often easy to forget that some of the best investment opportunities arise when market valuations arent quite at their peak.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
My focus in life right now is acting, films: Ranveer Singh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) There has been immense buzz surrounding his coming wedding with actress Deepika Padukone, but Bollywood star Ranveer Singh says his focus in life right now is acting and films.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
#MeToo: Producers Guild of India amps up efforts to tackle cases
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Within a week of setting up a special committee on sexual harassment, the Producers Guild of India has made it mandatory for all members to sign a declaration affirming that laws around sexual harassment of women at workplace are instituted and implemented.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fake currency recovered from ex-convict
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A 40-year old former convict was arrested with Rs 60,000 fake Indian currency, police said on Wednesday.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Six of family die in Andhra accident
Vijayawada, Oct 17 (IANS) Six members of a family were killed and 15 others injured in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district early on Wednesday, police said.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Someday, work with me again: Salman tells Karan Johar
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who became a part of a celebration for 20 years of "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai", says the film's director Karan Johar is the "busiest man" in the Hindi film industry today. The actor has urged the filmmaker to work with him again.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shaikh Akleem is 'Sita', Afzal Ansari is 'Lord Shiva' in this Bihar Ramlila
Sato Awanti (Bihar), Oct 17 (IANS) For nearly four decades, Muslims in this Bihar village have been helping Hindus celebrate Dussehra and playing mythical characters in the Ramlila -- a dramatic representation of the life of Lord Rama. The village is an example of India's composite culture and the communal harmony lived through Dussehra.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Telangana,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Sabarimala protesters force Andhra woman to back down
Sabarimala (Kerala) Oct 17 (IANS) Strong protests by Sabarimala traditionalists on Wednesday forced a 40-year-old Andhra woman and her family to abandon their trip to the Lord Ayyappa temple.
2018-10-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion

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