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62% voter turnout registered in Jhabua bypolls in MP
Jhabua, Oct 21 (IANS) The bypolls in Jhabua assembly constituency of Madhya Pradesh on Monday recorded 61.92 per cent voter turnout.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Neena Gupta's throwback pic from set of 'Daddy'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Neena Gupta has shared a throwback picture from the set of Mahesh Bhatt's 1989 film, "Daddy" on Instagram, and fans of an entire generation have been transported to a nostalgic trip.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NCRB releases 'Crime in India-2017' data
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday released its annual publication "Crime in India-2017".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Army carries out integrated fire power exercise in desert
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Army on Monday carried out a fire power exercise in the desert sector showcasing its capabilities, proficiency and operational preparedness, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
BA airhostess suspended after drunk friend's Singapore brawl
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) British Airways (BA) has suspended an air hostess after her drunk boyfriend got into a fight with a pilot.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
One injured in blast in train in Karnataka railway station
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) A minor blast in an express train at Hubbali railway station in Karnataka injured one person, a police official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fan breaches security cordon, touches de Kock's feet
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Fans breaching the security barrier to enter the playing field has become the latest trend in India.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Raj CM busy saving chair, setting shop for son: BJP
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid the by-elections to two Assembly seats in Rajasthan, BJP state chief Satish Poonia came down heavily on Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Tripura's ex-Minister found in hospital after 6 days' hunt
Agartala, Oct 21 (IANS) Former PWD Minister and top Left leader Badal Choudhury, whom police was hunting frantically for the past six days in an alleged corruption case, was found in a private hospital late on Monday night "in mysterious circumstances", police said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Siachen thrown open to tourists 35 years after Operation Meghdoot
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) About 35 years after it was closed down for civilians, Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, was on Monday declared open for tourists by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in a major decision ahead of the creation of the Union Territory of Ladakh where the region is located.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Facebook announces new tools to protect 2020 US elections
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Stung by spread of fake news and privacy violations, Facebook on Monday announced several new tools to protect 2020 US elections from being manipulated by nation-state bad actors, and avoid the repeat of 2018 presidential elections hit by Russian interference.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Kamal Nath seeks Rs 6,621 cr to aid victims of heavy rains
New Delhi/Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Monday and gave a memorandum to him requesting to release Rs 6,621 crore as an assistance to compensate for the loss due to excessive rainfall in the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SRK's witty jibe at K.jo's heels
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter and take a witty jibe while lauding filmmaker and old friend Karan Johar's gender neutral style sense.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kohli surpasses Azhar, enforces follow-on for 8th time
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli has surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin as the Indian captain who has enforced follow-on most number of times after he asked South Africa to bat again on Day 3 of the third Test here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
No let-up in HAL strike as stand-off continues
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) The indefinite strike by the workers of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision continued on the 8th day, with the trade unions and management hardening their positions, an official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Confusion around eligibility for lower MAT, clarity sought
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Even after a month of the government announcing a slash in corporate tax through an ordinance, confusion remains around the definition of manufacturer and business activities that would qualify for concessional minimum alternate tax (MAT) of 15 per cent.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maharashtra sees over 60% turnout in star-studded polls (Intro Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Starting on a morning low, at the close of voting hours, Maharashtra on Monday recorded an estimated 60.46 per cent turnout for elections to 288 Assembly seats, with a high-octane dosage of glamour and power evident all day through.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Raj CM to take action for delay in Kalisindh Power Project
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Monday approved the proposal for increasing the cost of Kalisindh Thermal Power Project (Unit 1 and 2) in Jhalawar district from Rs 9,479.51 crore to Rs 9,680.03 crore and issued directions to take action against officers and firms which delayed the project leading to its cost escalation.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Business/Economy
ISL: NorthEast snatch a point from Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Defending champions Bengaluru FC were held to a goalless draw by a spirited NorthEast United FC in their opening game of the Indian Super League (ISL) Season 6 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Railways to carry Amazon consignments for 3 months
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bid to increase revenue through the non-fare sources, the railways has decided to allow carriage to goods of e-commerce giant Amazon on a pilot basis for three months during the non-peak hours, officials said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
INX Media case: Court accepts CBI chargesheet against Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday took cognisance of the chargesheet filed against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case. The court asked for the former minister to be presented before it on October 24.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Smriti meets nonagenarian voter, urges people to vote
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani, who was in Mumbai to caste her vote in the Maharashtra Assembly elections, met a 93-year-old ex-army man and had a warm interaction with him.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Traders oppose laser show for pollution free Delhi in CP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Just days after the Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a laser show from October 26 to 29 at Connaught place's Central park, the traders here have started to register their protest against the event.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ours is the only non-corrupt government: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed the BJP for being a 'corrupt political party' and said his government turned out to be the only non-corrupt government in the history of politics.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Haryana record 65% polling
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Sixty-five per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members to the state Assembly amidst minor skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
Chhattisgarh's Chitrakot records over 77% polling
Raipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Scheduled Tribe reserved Chitrakot assembly seat in restive Bastar region on Monday recorded higher turnout of 77.40 per cent polling amid completely peaceful polling.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National
Trainer plane catches fire in Amethi, pilot safe
Amethi, Oct 21 (IANS) A trainer aircraft on Monday skidded off the runway while landing at the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) in Fursatganj of Uttar Pradesh's Amethi. The pilot jumped off the aircraft to save himself, sources said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhaskar Hazarika: Cultural stereotyping outcome of ignorance
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) National award-winning Assamese filmmaker Bhaskar Hazarika says that though he comes from the Northeast, which has been stereotyped and remains underrepresented in the mainstream Bollywood, as a storyteller he does not want to limit himself as a aflagbearer of northeastern culture' because he believes that astereotyping a community' is a result of ignorance.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Business to be backbone of India-US relationship: Jaishankar
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian External Minister Affairs S. Jaishankar on Monday said that going forward, the backbone of India-US relations will be strong business relations between the two countries.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Haryana registers 64% turnout, Maharashtra 58%: EC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Sixty-four per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members of the Assembly amidst minor skirmishes, while Maharashtra, which started on low-to-moderate voting, registered 58 per cent by the evening to its 288 seats, the Election Commission said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Desi firms to supply defence equipment worth Rs 3,300 cr
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Union government approved procurement of equipment worth Rs 3,300 crore from private Indian defence firms in a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) that was held in New Delhi on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards
Bengaluru/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech,Technology
Djokovic will compete in 2019 Davis Cup Finals
Belgrade, Oct 21 (IANS) Novak Djokovic, world No 1, will steer Serbia in the 2019 Davis Cup Finals to be held in Madrid, the Serbian Tennis Federation announced on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
Dakar Rally is a one-off attempt: Alonso
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Spanish racing driver Fernando Alonso, two-time Formula 1 world champion and the FIA World Endurance Championship title-holder, said on Monday that his upcoming participation in the Dakar Rally is 'a one-off attempt' and did not consider it to be part of his plans for the future.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Infosys shares may slip on Tuesday, say analysts
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Infosys shares might open with heavy losses on Tuesday, after a letter by anonymous employees surfaced, accusing its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy of unethical practices for several quarters.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Brexit: Commons Speaker says no to request for vote on deal
London, Oct 21 (IANS) House of Commons Speaker John Bercow on Monday refused a government request to hold a "yes" or "no" vote on its Brexit deal.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
BJP looks set to continue winning streak in Haryana, Maha
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The BJP on Monday looked set to maintain its winning streak in Maharashtra and Haryana, with the IANS-CVoter Exit Poll predicting a massive victory for the party in the Assembly elections in the two states where it is already in power.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
DHFL forensic audit reveals Rs 20k cr diversion: Report
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A forensic audit of DHFL (Dewan Housing Finance Ltd) by KPMG, commissioned by lenders to the non-banking finance company (NBFC) has found a diversion of Rs 20,000 crore to private entities of the promoters through the use of "box companies", according to a report by Moneylife.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Seven violent incidents reported during Haryana polls
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) The voting for 90 Assembly constituencies of Haryana concluded with over half a dozen incidents of violence on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National
It is just good work, I'm happy: Abhijit Banerjee's mother
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Waiting eagerly for her son to come home after winning the Nobel, Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee's mother says it is his late father's rationality and sobriety which has rubbed off on his son making him so balanced and matured in handling criticism as also fame. An award like Nobel, she says, is recognition for good work, but not something "one should go on dancing about".
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
SC accepts Centre's plan to rebuild Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a U-turn, the Supreme Court on Monday accepted the Centre's proposal to reconstruct permanent Guru Ravidas Temple - at the same site where it was demolished in August -- in the protected land of Tughlaqabad forest area here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Shopmatic, PayU ink deal to provide additional payment option
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) International e-commerce firm Shopmatic on Monday said it has signed a strategic partnership with PayU, which will enable providing customers an additional payment option for selling products.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Swiss VP meets Goyal to discuss ways to modernise railways
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Switzerland Vice President Simonetta Sommaruga on Monday called on Union Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to discuss ways to boost cooperation between the two nations and to modernise railways. Sommaruga met Piyush Goyal in the rail bhawan here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Technology,Business/Economy
India slams Pak for unilaterally stopping postal services
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Monday launched a scathing attack on Pakistan for suspending postal mails exchange, with Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad saying it has been done unilaterally and without prior information, in contravention of global postal rules.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Apple begins iPhone XR production in India
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a big impetus for its India manufacturing dream, Apple has started production of its highly successful iPhone XR in the country.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Shami, Umesh kept the situation under control: Gavaskar
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former India captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said that Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav kept it tight from both ends in the third and final Test against South Africa here, meaning the batsmen did not get easy runs.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Army foils infiltration bid by 100 Pak terrorists
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Army on Sunday foiled infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir by around 100 terrorists holed up at six launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, just around eight kilometres from the Line of Control, losing three lives - two armymen and a civilian, sources said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Rajasthan: 69.62% polling Mandava, 62.61% in Khinvsar (2nd Lead)
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) A total of 69.62 per cent voting was reported in Mandava on Monday till 6 p.m. while Khinvsar recorded 62.61 per cent polling.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
AMU to tie up with wildlife dept on conservation efforts
Aligarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Research scholars in the Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, will now share their expertise with Uttar Pradesh's wildlife department. The experts will lend a helping hand in the conservation of many species on the verge of extinction in the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Infosys CEO mocks 2 directors as 'Madrasis', recall techies
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Infosys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parkih, who turned the fortunes of the global software vendor, is learnt to have mocked two independent directors of the company as "Madrasis", said unnamed ethical employees in a letter to the board.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Ticket prices as low as Rs 50 for India-Bangladesh Eden Test
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bid to ensure more spectators come to watch the India-Bangladesh second Test match here next month, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Monday slashed the ticket prices with the minimum being as low as Rs 50.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Major construction work on 61 border roads complete: BRO
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) More than two-thirds of the work on construction of 61 roads to connect remote areas on India's eastern border with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is complete, sources in the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) said in New Delhi on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BSNL revival plan expected in a month: Chairman
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The government's plan on reviving telecom company BSNL is expected to be in the public domain within a month and 4G spectrum will be allocated to the firm by the end of this year, BSNL Chairman and MD P.K. Purwar said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Broad contours of Indo-US trade deal resolved: Goyal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hinting at an early announcement of the first set of agreements under the proposed India-US trade deal, Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that India and the US have resolved the broad contours of the proposed agreement.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Maharashtra notches star-studded 57% voting (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Starting on a morning low, at the close of voting hours, Maharashtra recorded an estimated 57 per cent turnout for elections to 288 assembly seats, with a high-octane dosage of glamour and power evident all day through, here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
BSNL partners YuppTV for video streaming service
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and over-the-top (OTT) content platform YuppTV on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding to offer bundled video content to broadband subscribers of the telecom operator to take on rivals Jio and Airtel.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gourmet Kashmiri restaurant opens in Lutyens' Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Interested in Kashmiri cuisine. Well, Lutyens' Delhi has finally got its own exclusive stand alone Kashmiri cuisine restaurant this week, at the prestigious Kashmir House at 5, Prithviraj Road.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
AIMPLB challenges law on triple talaq
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act which criminalise practice of triple talaq.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Surprise emergency drill held at 'nuclear island' Kalpakkam
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 8,000 persons were involved in a surprise exercise for checking the emergency preparedness of the atomic power units in Kalpakkam on Monday, an official statement said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Technology
SC acquits man of rape charges as victim turns hostile
New Delhi, 21 Oct (IANS) The Supreme Court has acquitted a man convicted, fifteen years ago, by trial court for raping a woman, whose statement did not appear trustworthy.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Editor of Bengali daily Bartamaan passes away
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Subha Dutta, the editor of leading Bengali daily 'Bartamaan', died at a private hospital here on Monday following prolonged illness. Dutta, 67, is survived her daughter and son-in-law.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Media
SC to deliver order on Chidambaram's bail plea on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court will deliver its order on the bail plea of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX media case on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Union Minister launches CCRT's e-portal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture & Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel on Monday launched the e-portal of Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) 'Digital Bharat Digital Sanskriti' and CCRT YouTube Channel.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India not a 'dumping market': Madhav at Indo-US conclave
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) An Indo-US forum held in New Delhi on Monday witnessed an unusual war of words between BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav and former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice after the former asserted that India is in a better relationship with China as compared to the US.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
How to take care of baby's skin during winter
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With winter just around the corner, the need for extra care and nourishment for the babys skin becomes a top priority for a mother.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Massive turnout in Meghalaya by-election
Shillong, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting in the assembly by-election in Meghalaya's Shella constituency passed off peacefully on Monday with 84.56 per cent of the total 29,542 electorate casting their votes.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Odisha approves Rs 3,208 cr to make Puri heritage city
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet on Monday approved Rs 3,208 crore under the ABADHA scheme to make Puri a world-class heritage city.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National
Start-ups to get access to GeM portal for selling products
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technnology (Meity) will scale up the availability of products and services of start-ups on GeM or Government eMarketplace platform where ministries, PSUs and departments can be prospective buyers.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Dream debut for any player who does it at home: Nadeem
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem on Monday said that it would be a 'dream debut' for any cricketer who does it on his home ground. Nadeem's dream of playing for India was fulfilled on Saturday when he made his international debut in the third Test against South Africa here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Nadal to lead Spain's Davis Cup team
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreno, Feliciano Lopez and Marcel Granollers have been called up by captain Sergi Bruguera to represent Spain in the Davis Cup Finals to be held in Madrid on November 18-24.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
ISL: Jamshedpur to face Odisha in campaign opener (Lead, Correcting headline)
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Heading into their third Indian Super League (ISL) season, Jamshedpur FC will look to secure a spot in the playoffs after narrowly missing out in the last two years. The Men of Steel will get their season under way with a clash with Odisha FC at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Curbs on laser lights, drones, live shows in DDA's hotel/farmhouses party policy
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) High-intensity laser lights and flying of drones would be restricted, permission will be mandatory for live performances and 50 per cent area, in case of farmhouses, earmarked for soft parking, says the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) in its policy for holding civil functions in hotels, farmhouses and low density residential areas (LDRA) in the capital.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
No money to pay September salaries, TSRTC tells HC (Lead, correcting para 2)
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) State-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) told the Telangana High Court that it has no money to pay salaries for September to the employees, whose indefinite strike continued on 17th day on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
292 cops including 67 from CRPF martyred in past one year
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to 10 policemen who died on October 21, 1959 during the Chinese incursion, in Ladakh in the line of duty, on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day, which is observed every year to pay homage to these fallen heroes who laid down their lives for the country 60 years ago.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kerala voters beat rain to vote in good numbers (Round Up)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite heavy rains lashing most places in Kerala, where five by-elections were due on Monday, people came out in good numbers to cast their votes, enthusing three key rival political fronts which feared poll postponement.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'I will talk to Kohli like a BCCI president talks to the captain'
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly is set to be in Mumbai on October 24 when the national selectors pick the squad for the T20I series against Bangladesh. Asked if he would speak to Virat Kohli as the skipper has opted out of the T20I series, the former India skipper said he would speak to current captain like a BCCI President talks to the skipper of the Indian team.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Higher seat quota for Gulf carriers on cards even as old deals under scanner
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After agreeing to expand flying rights with Saudi Arabia, the Civil Aviation Ministry would hold talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday to consider their demand to raise bilateral seat quota for designated carriers of the two sides.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
JJP projected to do well in first Assembly polls in Haryana
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The less than one-year-old Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), a breakaway faction of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), seems to have performed well in the first Assembly elections in Haryana which it contested on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Very happy for Rohit, don't need to say he is a top batsman'
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Former India captain and BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly on Monday said he is very happy with the way Rohit Sharma is playing as a Test opener, also hailing the comeback of Umesh Yadav in the ongoing South Africa series.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Maharashtra: Exit polls predict resounding win for Fadnavis
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) If exit polls are anything to go by, the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP-Shiv Sena combine is all set to make a resounding comeback in Maharashtra.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
B'desh PM confirmed attendance, Modi & Mamata to be invited: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President-elect Sourav Ganguly confirmed on Monday that Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accepted the invitation sent to her to come and witness the second Test between India and Bangladesh at the historic Eden Gardens from November 22 to 26.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Lack of qualified doctors biggest challenge: Arvind Panagariya
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Low spending on health and lack of enough qualified doctors are some the biggest challenges to improving healthcare in India, former Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SC to hear plea on Mumbai coastal road project
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear the plea challenging the Bombay High Court order which quashed the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) approval for the Rs 14,000 crore coastal road project in Mumbai.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gold bonds open at Rs 3,835/gram on festive period demand hope
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The series VI of Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2019-20 opened for subscription on Monday, ahead of Dhanteras and Diwali, with the RBI fixing the price at Rs 3,835 per gram of gold.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL 2019: Jamshedpur to take on Delhi in campaign opener
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Heading into their third Indian Super League (ISL) season, Jamshedpur FC will look to secure a spot in the play-offs after narrowly missing out in the last two years. The Men of Steel will get their season under way with a clash with Delhi Dynamos FC at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Franchisees to offer choice of suppliers to power consumers
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Unable to introduce amendments to Electricity Act, 2003 due to lack of concensus among states, the Centre has decided to push through next big reform in the power sector - to allow consumers to choose their electricity suppliers offering the lowest tariff - through an administrative order.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP poised for grand comeback in Haryana, say exit polls
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The BJP is poised to make a comeback in Haryana, bagging more than three-fourth of the 90 assembly seats, with the Congress placed at a distant second, according to exit polls on Monday after the end of polling.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rohit Saraf: Unfortunate to stereotype actors
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Rohit Saraf has played the role of a brother in at least three movies, including his latest "The Sky Is Pink". He says it is unfortunate that people stereotype actors as brothers or friends.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bangladesh will come, they will sort out issue: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly is confident that the players will sort the issue with the board and the series won't be affected.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Delhi to have first of its kind 'Community Diwali'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) To dissuade people from bursting crackers, the Delhi government will organise a mega first of its kind Diwali laser show as part of its community Diwali celebrations between October 26 and 29 at Connaught Place, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
'Looking hot': Fans react to Ileana's new insta post
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Ileana D'Cruz is eager to feature in a soppy romantic music video. The actress took to Instagram on Monday afternoon to express her desire.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Polling in assembly bypolls in TN, Puducherry ends (5th Lead)
Chennai/Puducherry, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting in the bypolls for the two assembly seats in Tamil Nadu - Vikravandi and Nanguneri - ended at 6 p.m. on Monday with a heavy turnout reported. Bye-elections to Kamaraj Nagar seat in neighbouring Puducherry also ended.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Bangladesh will come, they will sort out issue: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly is confident that the players will sort the issue with the board and the series won't be affected.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Action initiated in Amritsar train tragedy: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said departmental action was initiated against six police officers and seven Municipal Corporation of Amritsar employees who were chargesheeted in the Dussehra train tragedy in 2018.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indo-US relations better than ever, more can be done: Rice
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice on Monday said that relations between India and the US have never been as good as they are currently.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Japan to celebrate Naruhito's enthronement on Tuesday
Tokyo, Oct 21 (IANS) Japan will celebrate the ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne of Emperor Naruhito in the presence of dignitaries from across the world at a historic event on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Upasana, Khushbu Sundar upset with PM Modi
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Ram Charan's wife Upasana and actress-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar are disappointed that the south cinema industry was neglected during the recent 'Change Within Meet'.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Nearly 68 pc polling for two bypolls in Himachal (2nd Lead)
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly 68 per cent of the 156,624 voters exercised their franchise for by-elections to two Assembly seats in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
62% polling in Haryana till 6 p.m.(Third Lead)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Sixty-two per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members of the Assembly amidst minor skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
Maharashtra: BJP-led NDA looks set to retain power with big majority
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The BJP-led NDA was on Monday predicted to retain power in Maharashtra with a huge majority, with IANS-C-Voter Exit Poll giving it between 192 and 216 seats in the 288-member Assembly.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Chhattisgarh's Chitrakot records higher voter turnout
Raipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarhs Scheduled Tribe reserved Chitrakot assembly seat in restive Bastar region on Monday recorded higher turnout of 74.39 per cent polling amid completely peaceful polling.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
61% voting in Punjab bypolls
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) A turnout of 61 per cent was registered on Monday in the by-elections to the four Assembly seats in the Congress-ruled Punjab.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
'Made In China' is a special piece of my heart: Mouni Roy
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy, who is all geared up for the release of "Made In China", says the film is a special piece of her heart.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Higher seat quota for Gulf carriers on cards even as old deals under scanner
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After agreeing to expand flying rights with Saudia Arabia, the Civil Aviation Ministry would hold talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday to consider their demand to raise bilateral seat quota for designated carriers of the two sides.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dhoni adds Jonga to collection, car used by Indian Army
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) While fans were waiting for former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's arrival at the local JSCA Stadium, which is hosting the third and last Test between India and South Africa, Ranchi's favourite son was busy riding his new Nissan Jonga on the streets here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
SAP, Microsoft partner to help customers 'Embrace' Cloud
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Business software firm SAP on Monday announced a partnership with Microsoft to help customers run their business processes on Cloud.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Assam told to set up task force on mines and minerals
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court on Monday directed the Assam government to constitute a Mines and Minerals Task Force Battalion under the Mines and Minerals Department for taking timely and independent action to prevent illegal mining of any kind.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Social media regulations to be ready by Jan 2020: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the entire process of finalising the laws on regulating social media will be completed by January 2020, while seeking three months more time for notifying the final revised rules in accordance with law.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
72% voter turnout in Bijepur bypoll in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) By-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district recorded a voter turnout of 72 per cent on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National
Thane man protests against EVMs, throws ink
Thane (Maharashtra), Oct 21 (IANS) A political activist opposing Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) created a ruckus in a polling station by throwing ink on the voting machine and in the polling booth. He also shouted slogans of "EVMs Murdabad", "Burn EVMs", here on Monday, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Delhi records 177 cases of dengue in one week
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The number of dengue cases rose to 644 from 467 in one week in the national capital, says the latest data released by the Delhi government on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sarfaraz axed from Pak T20I & Test teams for Australia tour
Lahore, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed didn't find a place in the country's T20I and Test squads for their upcoming tour of Australia while experienced campaigners Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez were also left out in the shortest format.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
SC issues NBWs against Managing Directors of 32 companies
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has issued non-bailable warrants against Managing Directors of 32 Mumbai-based companies after they failed to deposit a penalty of Rs 5 lakh each as ordered by the apex court in October 2016.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Facebook rolls out dark mode beta for web interface
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Months after announcing its plans to give a design overhaul at the F8 Conference in May, Facebook has finally begun rolling out the dark mode in beta for its web interface for some users, the media reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sony launches new premium compact camera in India for Rs 97K
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Sony India on Monday refreshed its premium compact camera -- the RX series with the new RX100 VII in India for Rs 96,990.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Unless our demand is fulfilled we aren't coming back: Shakib
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, but it is too early to say that the tour is under threat.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Voters in Maha's Satara make 'bridge' to reach polling booth (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Facing a tramp through muddy waters to go and cast their ballots in the Maharashtra Assembly elections on Monday, voters in a village in the state's Satara ingeniously built a makeshift bridge of tractor-trolleys to reach the polling booth.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pixar plans to revive animation franchises for Disney+
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Pixar Animation Studios is planning to revive old franchises as well as create some new ones for upcoming online streaming service Disney+.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Landslide win predicted for BJP in Haryana with 68-72 seats
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The ruling BJP looks set for a landslide victory in Haryana, with IANS-CVoter Exit Poll on Monday predicting 68-76 seats for the saffron party in the 90-member Assembly.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajkummar Rao: Unfortunate that I'm not part of 'Dostana 2'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Rajkummar Rao, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film "Made In China", says it is unfortunate that he is not part of the second instalment of "Dostana" and that he really wanted to do it.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Assam bypolls: Over 74% polling till 5 pm, likely to rise
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Assam recorded 74.15 per cent polling across the four Assembly constituencies that went to bypolls on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National
Conventional markets hit by e-commerce companies
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) E-commerce companies are buying and selling goods on the Internet and are expanding their footprints everyday. This has impacted the business of local markets in a big way. Even during the festival season, most of the local markets here continue to look deserted, said the traders association on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
World's biggest face recognition system arrives in India next month
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With the tender submission date to procure the National Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) just 20 days away, India is closer to install worlds largest facial recognition system to track and nab criminals.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Peaceful polling in Vikravandi, Nanguneri (4th Lead, State Polls 2019)
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The two assembly seats in Tamil Nadu -- Vikravandi and Nanguneri -- where bypolls are underway witnessed brisk and peaceful polling on Monday, said Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
No bar on Mumbai Metro construction in Aarey forest: SC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that the order on status quo in Mumbai's Aarey colony forest area applies only to the felling of trees and there is no bar on the construction of a car shed for the Mumbai Metro.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Terrorism
Kejriwal discusses employment ideas with CII
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met a delegation of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Northern Region at the Delhi Secretariat to discuss issues of Delhi's development and economic progress.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pink polling booths in Haryana a success: EC
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday said the polling stations managed only by women to cater to the fair sex voters and encourage them to vote in the Assembly elections in Haryana were a success.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
UP bypolls record low voter turnout at 44.4%
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling in the by-elections to 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh on Monday recorded a low turnout of 44.47 per cent at 5 p.m.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Over 80% polling in Telangana's Huzurnagar assembly bypoll (2nd Lead)
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 80 per cent turnout was recorded in the by-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency in Telangana on Monday, poll officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Mutual interactions to alleviate fears in Kashmir'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A group of professionals and students from different communities of Kashmir issued a statement in New Delhi on Monday that mutual interactions between communities could be the way forward for alleviating fears that have enveloped the valley following withdrawal of special status to the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vishwa completes hat-trick as Diya joins party at TT meet
Howrah (West Bengal), Oct 21 (IANS) Vishwa Deenadayalan of Tamil Nadu completed a hat-trick of Junior Boys titles this season while Diya Chitale of Maharashtra, making the most of the absence of Anusha Kutambale, claimed her first Junior Girls crown in the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Oct 23 is General Body meeting, Sourav will call BCCI AGM: Vinod Rai
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai has made it clear that the meeting on Wednesday at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) HQ in Mumbai is a General Body Meeting and said that the Annual General Meeting will be called for by new President Sourav Ganguly.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Madhubala's doppelganger takes social media by storm
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A woman named Priyanka Kandwal has grabbed the spotlight on social media platforms such as Tik Tok, Twitter and Instagram for her resemblance to iconic Bollywood actress Madhubala.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Technology
Learning from best spinners in Ashwin and Jadeja, says Nadeem
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem's dream of playing for India was fulfilled on Saturday when he made his international debut in the third Test against South Africa on his homeground. And on Monday he made it a debut worth remembering as he finished with figures of 2/22 in South Africa's first innings at the JSCA Stadium.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Pune's 102-year great-grandpa votes with 270-member family
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) In probably a record, a 102-year-old retired British Indian Army officer voted in the Vadgaon-Sheri constituency here on Monday - along with 270 members of his clan, spanning five generations - in the Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Ranchi Test: Shami puts India on brink of series whitewash against SA
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) India's bowlers, led by Mohammed Shami, pushed Virat Kohli and boys closer to a 3-0 whitewash as South Africa were left tottering at 132/8 at stumps on Day 3 after following on in the third and final Test at the JSCA Stadium on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Iran urges Turkey to respect Syria's integrity
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran on Monday urged Turkey to respect Syria's territorial integrity and national sovereignty.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Sonakshi Sinha takes on sexy avatar for 'Dabangg 3'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan has teased his fans about twists in "Dabangg 3", by introducing actress Sonakshi Sinha as his "super sexy Rajjo".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian forces capable of thwarting all threats: Minister
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home, G Kishan Reddy, who is on a three-day visit to the northeast, said that India continues with its policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and added that Indian forces are capable of thwarting all threats to India's internal security and there has been a reduction in the casualties among police personnel and civilians.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Banking operations to be hit on Tuesday due to strike
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Banking operations across the country will be affected on Tuesday as about 3.5 lakh bank employees will be on strike to protest mergers of government banks, said a top leader of All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Politics
Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
India again urges Pak not to levy $20 Kartarpur pilgrim fee
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) "Disappointed" as Pakistan insists on $20 service fee per Kartarpur pilgrim, India on Monday again urged the neighbouring country to reconsider to levy the fee and conveyed that it would be ready to sign the agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on October 23, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
2019-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Religion
Rajasthan: 55.66% voting in Mandava till 3 pm (Lead, State Polls 2019)
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) A total of 55.66 per cent was reported in Mandava till 3 pm while Khinvsar registered 49.95 per cent of voting till the same time on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Relieved, VHP welcomes SC order on Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has welcomed the Supreme Court's acceptance of the Centre's revised offer of 400 sq m land for reconstruction of Ravidas temple in the Tughlaqabad forest area calling it "a success story".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
No money to pay September salaries, TSRTC tells HC
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The management of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) told the Telangana High Court on Monday that it has no money to pay salaries for September to the striking employees.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
84% Instagram users likely to shop from it: Report
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Eighty-four per cent of Instagram users are likely to shop using the photo sharing platform, and Instagrammers spend most of the time on the platform in the evening between 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., a new report said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Roop Durgapal to do romantic horror story
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Roop Durgapal is excited about being a part of a romantic horror story for the first time.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amber Heard slams Instagram for double standard on nudity
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Amber Heard has slammed Instagram for showing double standard on nudity guidelines by posting photograph of her "Aquaman" co-star Jason Momoa.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
London's largest Bronze Age hoard slated for display
London, Oct 21 (IANSlife) The largest ever Bronze Age hoard to be discovered in London, the third largest of its kind in the UK, has been unearthed in Havering and will go on display for the first time at the Museum of London Docklands in April 2020, the museum announced in a Monday statement.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,IANS Life
Siachen now open for tourism, says Defence Minister
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Siachen Glacier in India, which is the world's highest battlefield, has now been opened to tourists, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Ladakh on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Bihar on alert after terror threat in festive season
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Following an input by the Intelligence Bureau about a possible terror attack in Bihar, security was tightened on Monday and security agencies were put on alert.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security
Vin Diesel as superhero 'Bloodshot' hits Indian screens in Feb
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hollywood action star Vin Diesel is all set to do a superhero turn when he comes back from the dead to wrap up unfinished business in "Bloodshot". The film is lined up for an India release in February next year.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi Capitals extend support to half marathon
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals, has this year extended support to the 15th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, to encourage and promote a fitter, healthier lifestyle among the people of the city.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
3 of family mowed down by running train in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Three members of a family, including a five-month pregnant woman, were killed by a running train in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Monday morning.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranchi Test: Saha replaced by Pant after 'keeper takes knock
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha took a blow on the ring finger of his left hand on Monday and was replaced by Rishabh Pant as India inched closer to a 3-0 series whitewash on Day 3 of the third Test here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Farah Khan: Justifying a film's big budget is also a task
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) From her debut in Bollywood as a choreographer with the film "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar" to her first success as a film director with the Shah Rukh Khan-Sushmita Sen starrer "Main Hoon Naa" and becoming the judge of one of hit reality show "Indian Idol", Farah Khan has made her presence felt in every medium she has stepped into. Now that she is hosting a quiz show for a mobile app and gearing up to direct a new film, Farah says, although getting big budget as a female filmmaker is not a struggle for her anymore, she feels the pressure of justify every opportunity.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India will cross LoC if Pak doesn't mend its ways: J&K Guv
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) J&K Governor Satyapal Malik on Monday warned Pakistan that Indian forces would cross the Line of Control if the neighbouring country didn't mend its ways and stop supporting terror.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Sindhu, Saina eye good show at French Open
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu will aim to return to winning ways when she begins her womens singles campaign at the USD 750,000 French Open badminton tournament, beginning here on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, France,Sports,Badminton
Iran warns to further reduce nuclear commitments
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday announced that the country was ready to further reduce its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, unless its interests were secured by the signatories.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
IIT Kharagpur superspecialty hospital to start OPD by year-end
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The superspecialty hospital of IIT Kharagpur - Dr B C Roy Institute of Medical Science & Research - is expected to start its outdoor patients department (OPD) by the end of the year, an institute spokesperson said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Infant dies in fire at Hyderabad hospital
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A four-month-old child died and five others were injured in a fire that broke out at a private hospital at L.B. Nagar in Hyderabad on Monday, police said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress wants voting time at Ernakulam till 8 p.m.
Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress on Monday officially asked the district returning officer of Kochi to order for the official voting time at the Ernakulam assembly constituency to be extended till 8 p.m.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
INX Media case: Court accepts CBI chargesheet against Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday took cognisance of the chargesheet filed against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case. The court asked for the former minister to be presented before it on October 24.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bangladesh cricketers go on strike, question mark on India tour
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, but it is too early to say that the tour is under threat.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Jio's new 'all-in-one' plans include free IUC minutes
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Reliance Jio on Monday announced new "all-in-one" plans which are marginally cheaper than its existing prepaid plans and also include Interconnect usage charges for 1,000 minutes of outgoing calls.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Over 1500 athletes to take part in Dubai World Para Athletics
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Dubai will be hosting the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships at the Dubai Club for the People of Determination Stadium from November 7-15. The Higher Organising Committee of the Championships recently held the official press conference to announce the details of the biggest version in the history of the championship.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Athletics
Arnold Schwarzenegger: I don't feel my age
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) At 72, Hollywood icon Arnold Schwarzenegger completely defies age, be it with his work or physical fitness.
2019-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indo-US energy trade to touch $10 billion in FY20: Pradhan
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India's energy trade with the US is likely to touch $10 billion in financial year 2019-20, with the country having increased its import of crude oil, LNG and coking coal, said Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
China makes veiled attack on US
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Monday made a veiled attack on the US for its alleged interference in the internal affairs of other countries.
2019-10-21
Category: International, China,Politics
Ranchi Test: de Bruyn comes in as concussion substitute for Elgar
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) South Africa opener Dean Elgar has been replaced by Theunis de Bruyn as a concussion substitute. This after the opener had to retire hurt post a knock on the helmet by a rising Umesh Yadav delivery just before the Tea break on Day 3 of the third and final Test against India at the JSCA Stadium on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
EVM rigging: Rahul calls BJP MLA 'most honest man'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Challenging government claims of the infallibility of electronic voting machines (EVM) amid polling for Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared a video in which a BJP MLA claimed that no matter which button is pressed on the EVMs, the vote would go to the saffron party.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC extends stay on tree-cutting in Mumbai's Aarey forest
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday extended the prohibition order on cutting of any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony, directing the Maharashtra government to maintain status quo till the next date of hearing on November 15.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Asia poised to become dominant market for wind energy'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind energy from 230 Gigawatt (GW) in 2018 to over 2,600 GW by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lara Dutta a beauty with brains: Karan Wahi
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Karan Wahi is having fun shooting with former Miss Universe Lara Dutta. He says she is "super talented".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Miley Cyrus: There are good men out there, you've got to find them
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus took what seems like an obvious swipe at estranged husband, actor Liam Hemsworth, during an Instagram livestream on Sunday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Brisk, peaceful polls in Sikkim
Gangtok, Oct 21 (IANS) Brisk polling is recorded in the first six hours in the three Sikkim Assembly constituencies where bye-elections are underway on Monday, election officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Sikkim,National
Ranchi Test: Elgar retires hurt after blow on helmet by Umesh
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) South Africa opener Dean Elgar had to retire hurt after he was hit on the helmet by a rising Umesh Yadav delivery just before the Tea break on Day 3 of the third and final Test against India at the JSCA Stadium on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Timothee Chalamet wants a break from acting
The actor, who rose to stardom after making his feature theatrical debut in 2014 with "Men, Women & Children", has shot Netflixs "The King", right before "Little Women" and has just completed production on Denis Villeneuves "Dune" adaptation.
2019-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
"Taarak Mehta.." cast cherishes time spent with PM Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi took out time with the "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah" cast members including Dilip Joshi, Gurucharan Singh and Sonalika Joshi in the Capital over the weekend. It was nothing less than a proud moment for the actors, who went back with moments they will cherish forever.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
One arrested for double-murder in west Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The police on Monday claimed to have solved a double-murder in north-west Delhi's Rohini and arrested one person. The motive behind the murders is said to be money loaned by the victim to the accused.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Bengaluru to begin title defence against NEUFC
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Defending Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC will be keen to pick up from where they left at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium the last time. The Blues registered a come-from-behind win against NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) in the two-legged play-off en route to the final in 2018-19.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Fire at Indore hotel, 6 saved
Indore, Oct 21 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at a hotel in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Monday, said police. Six people, who were trapped inside were rescued by the fire tender and rescue teams.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
B-Town turns out to vote as Maharashtra goes to Assembly polls
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Bollywood celebs made their presence felt as responsible Indian citizens by casting their valuable votes at the Maharashtra Assembly Polls 2019 in Mumbai on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
28% polling recorded in Bihar's Kishanganj till noon
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling underway in Bihar on Monday for the bye-elections to five Assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat recorded highest turnout in Kishanganj with 28 per cent polling till 12 noon, poll officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National
Tarun Tejpal's lawyers cross-examine victim in rape case
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) Defence lawyers on Monday started cross-examining the girl, who had in 2013 accused former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal of allegedly raping her.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nearly 27% voting recorded in Jhabua bypolls
Jhabua, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly 27 per cent voting was registered in the bypolls held for Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua Assembly constituency on Monday, election officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: India sniff series whitewash courtesy pacers (Tea)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Mohammed Shami snared three wickets to leave South Africa tottering as India look on course to complete a 3-0 whitewash after the visitors were bundled out for 162 in their first essay and asked to follow on at the JSCA Stadium on Day 3 of the third and final Test on Monday. At Tea, the score read 26/4 in South Africa's second essay with Dean Elgar (16) and Heinrich Klaasen (O) at the crease.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
After voting, Deepender drinks milk outside polling booth
Rohtak, Oct 21 (IANS) Three-time Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Monday drank a glass of milk after casting his vote along with the family members, including his father and former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National
Seema Pahwa: Didn't expect standing ovation for directorial debut
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Seema Pahwa's debut directorial feature "Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi" was screened at the ongoing Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star, and she is overwhelmed with the response the film received .
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra: Voting picks up to 31% by 1 p.m. (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Starting on low-to-moderate, voting in Maharashtra picked up to notch 30.89 per cent by lunch time for the assembly elections to the 288 seats, even as repeated appeals went out to the electorate to step out and vote, officials said here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Francisco Franco's remains to be exhumed on Thursday
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) The remains of late Spanish dictator Francisco Franco will be exhumed and removed from the Valley of the Fallen on Thursday, the government said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Resistance to common antibiotic rising among Indian patients
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Resistance to commonly-used antibiotic clarithromycin is rising among Indian patients and that too at quite a fast pace, health experts have warned.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Centre committed to holistic welfare of police personnel: Shah
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Calling police personnel the "silent sentinels" of the nation and noting the difficult conditions under which they work, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday assured that the Centre was committed to their holistic welfare over a specific time period.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BJP rakes up pro-Yakub letter to target Congress
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Three Congress candidates fighting from Maharashtra are in the news for all the wrong reasons. An old letter signed by them, written on their official letter head, has found its way back, just as the election for Maharashtra kicked in. The Congress leaders -- Amin Patel, Aslam Sheikh and Naseem Khan -- are seen batting for terrorist Yakub Memon convicted in 1993 Mombai blasts.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ranchi shops closed for half a day to protest shooting, robbery
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Shops in Ranchi on Monday remained closed for half a day in protest over the deteriorating law and order situation after a shooting at a jewellery shop left the two shopowners injured.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mitt Romey reveals secret Twitter account
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Republican Senator Mitt Romney has revealed that he uses a secret Twitter account under the name 'Pierre Delecto'.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
'The Laundromat' is as clever as it pretends to be (Review; Rating: * * *)
"The Laundromat (Netflix film); Cast: Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas: Direction: Steven Soderberg; Rating: *** (three stars)
2019-10-21
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Buildings sans NOC near Goa airport a threat: Navy
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) Buildings in close proximity of the Dabolim international airport, without a formal nod from the Indian Navy, pose a threat, both to the security of the INS Hansa naval base, from where the airport functions, and to the safety of the aircraft using the facility, the Indian Navy has said in a statement issued on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security,Politics
'Would be great to see more Indians in the Abu Dhabi T10 league'
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Robin Singh has had a lot of success as a coach in the shorter formats of the game and it was no different when he took up the role of coach with the Northern Warriors in the Abu Dhabi T10. The team emerged champions in the second season and Robin is eager to defend the title in the third edition of the league which is set to begin on November 14.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
India hits out at Pak for unilaterally suspending postal services
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday hit out at Pakistan for stopping letters and mails to India unilaterally and without prior information.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BLOs found indulging in malpractices in UP bypolls
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) In a shocking incident, block level officers (BLO) were found indulging in electoral malpractices in the polling for the Assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
SC accepts Centre's proposal to reconstruct Ravidas Temple
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday accepted the Centre's proposal to reconstruct Guru Ravidas Temple - in the same site where it was demolished in August - in the protected land of Tughlaqabad forest area here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Mindless rush for foreign coaches absurd, says Peerless coach Das
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Jahar Das might be in the spotlight for helping Peerless win the Calcutta Football League (CFL) this season, but leading darkhorses to the title isn't something new for the coach. While Khalid Jamil might have been the head coach on paper when Aizawl FC won the I-League in 2017, there is no denying the fact that Das had a big role in the development of the players in the team -- first as Head of Youth Development at the club and then as coach of the first team before Jamil took over.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Woman in custody for bogus voting in Kerala
Kasargode (Kerala), Oct 21 (IANS) A woman was taken into custody on Monday after the presiding officer at the a polling station in Kerala's Manjeswaram Assembly constituency raised a complaint of bogus voting against her.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Vodafone Idea partners Red Hat to transform data centres
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Open source solutions provider Red Hat on Monday announced a partnership with telecom major Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) to transform its distributed network data centres to open standards, open interfaces based "Universal Cloud".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
UK stewardess suspended over boyfriend's altercation with pilot
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A British Airways (BA) stewardess has been suspended over allegations that her boyfriend got "hammered" and had a fight with the pilot at a Singapore hotel, it was reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Kik Messenger acquired by MediaLab, won't be killed now
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) A month after it was announced that Kik Messenger will be shutting operations, news comes that the platform is now going to live as MediaLab has acquired the popular anonymous chat app and has plans to invest in its future.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
37 per cent polling in Haryana by 2 p.m. (2nd Lead)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Thirty seven per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out by 2 p.m. on Monday to elect 90 members of the Assembly amidst minor skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
Scuffles reported at 3 Gurugram polling booths
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) A scuffle broke out between supporters of the BJP and an independent candidate over allegations of electoral malpractices at a polling booth in Arjun Nagar here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
'War' crosses Rs 300 cr in India, director calls it phenomenal
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) "War", starring action stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, has minted over Rs 300 crore in India. The film's director Siddharth Anand is thrilled with the response and says it was made with the hope to give India its biggest original action spectacle.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK govt to make 2nd attempt to pass Johnson's deal
London, Oct 21 (IANS) The UK government on Monday will make a second attempt to hold a meaningful vote, presenting MPs with a straight choice to approve or oppose Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in principle.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Rohit taking revenge on himself now: Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar believes star Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who has been in immaculate form in his debut Test series as opener, is taking revenge on himself for not performing in the last few years in red-ball cricket.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PM meets pilot who built 6-seater aircraft on home terrace
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met Captain Amol Yadav, a pilot who built a six-seater aircraft on the terrace of his house in Mumbai.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ranveer enjoys process of acting more than result: Kabir Khan
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Kabir Khan, who is collaborating with Ranveer Singh for the first time in the film " '83", has said that the 35-year-old actor enjoys process of acting more than its results.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian midfielders more comfortable on ball now: Vinit Rai
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) Odisha FC midfielder Vinit Rai feels Indian players are now more comfortable on the ball and the credit goes to the Indian Super League (ISL) for bringing in top quality coaches.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Natalie Portman defends Marvel movies
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid criticism from Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola, "Thor: The Dark World" actress Natalie Portman has come forward to defend Marvel movies, saying there is room for all types of cinema.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Small-town India helps Snapdeal log 87mn visits in September
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) Snapdeal registered 87 million visits on its platform in the month of September as festive season began, clearly making it the third largest e-commerce player in the country after Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Delhi to have first of its kind 'Community Diwali'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) To dissuade people from bursting crackers, the Delhi government will organise a mega first of its kind Diwali laser show as part of its community Diwali celebrations between October 26 and 29 at Connaught Place, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taj city hosts cooking contest for visually impaired
Agra, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Sightless but not tasteless. This was proved by the visually impaired contestants who participated in a three-day cooking competition, the first of its kind held in the Taj city.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Evicting 11-year-old from chess tourney 'emotional abuse'
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Evicting a 11-year-old boy midway from a chess tournament is an emotional harassment or abuse of the child which may have a psychological impact not only on that particular child but also on other children watching the scene, said a psychologist.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Nearly 40 pc polling for two seats in Himachal
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly 40 per cent of the 82,137 voters exercised their franchise for by-elections to two Assembly seats in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh by 1 p.m.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
New 10.2-inch Apple iPad: Bigger, better yet in your budget
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) If you are a student or a creative pro and do not want to spend a moolah on a high-end digital screen to give your ideas new wings, Apple has brought a new seventh-generation iPad with 10.2-inch Retina display, Apple Pencil support, the fast A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors for just Rs 29,900 in India.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rains hit voting in Kerala, turnout 30% at noon
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) After five hours of polling, the voter turnout in the rain-hit five assembly by-elections in Kerala on Monday touched 30 per cent as the Congress and BJP put up a brave face with the CPI-M looking confident of a good show.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National
Amazon's 3rd party sellers shipping expired food: Report
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) In an apparent lapse in product quality checks, third party sellers on Amazon have been selling long expired food including old Hostess brownies and Teavana goods which were discontinued in 2017, the media reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Peaceful and brisk polling underway in TN (3rd Lead)
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Peaceful and brisk polling was underway in Vikravandi and Nanguneri Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu on Monday, said Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Work on data protection law in progress: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said work is in progress for finalising Data Protection Law.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Fat accumulates inside lungs of obese people: Study
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) Researchers have found that fatty tissues accumulate in the airway walls, particularly in people who are overweight or obese.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Virat Kohli's 'Tiger Act' sends social media in frenzy
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) As expressive as he is on the cricket field, India skipper Virat Kohli was once again the topic of discussion on social media for his candid expression which was shared by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Canada polls: Jagmeet Singh luring youngsters via TikTok
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) New Democratic Party (NPD) leader Jagmeet Singh, a contender in Monday's Canadian general elections and also the first turban-wearing Sikh to sit as a provincial legislator in Ontario, has reached out to young voters in the country via TikTok, the video sharing app.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
3 issues that will determine how Maharashtra votes today
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) There are three issues, which will determine which way the electorate will vote in the ongoing Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
8 dead in Chile mass riots over metro price hike
Santiago, Oct 21 (IANS) Eight people have been killed so far in the mass riots across Chile over the government move to increase the local metro fares.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Trump humiliated by female astronauts
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump was humiliated for a mistake while he contacted NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch at the International Space Station (ISS) to congratulate them for being the "first ever female spacewalkers", a media report said.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Russian hackers piggybacked on Iranian groups to attack others
London, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bizarre case of cyberattacks, Russian hackers first targeted Iran-based groups and acquired their tools and infrastructure to conduct attacks on dozens of countries, security officials in the UK and US revealed on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maharashtra: 17.5% voter turnout till 12 noon (3rd Ld, State Polls 2019)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra has recorded a moderate average of around 17.5 per cent turnout till 12 am, for the assembly elections to the 288 Assembly seats on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Reward of Rs 2.50 lakh each declared on Kamlesh Tiwari's killers
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh DGP O.P. Singh on Monday announced a reward of Rs 2.50 lakh each on the two suspects, accused of killing 43-year old right wing leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow on Friday last week.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Infosys techies accuse CEO, CFO of unethical practices
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) A few anonymous employees of global software vendor Infosys have accused its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy of unethical practices for many quarters.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
24% voting in Punjab by-polls till 12 noon
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Twenty-four per cent voting was registered on Monday in the by-elections to the four Assembly seats in the Congress-ruled Punjab.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Haryana: BJP's nationalism, Art 370 vs Cong's jobs, farm crisis
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) For the 90-member Legislative Assembly in deeply clan-bound Haryana elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and other issues surrounding nationalism as the major poll plank, while the Congress, which is eyeing a return has tried to corner the saffron party over the issue of unemployment and agrarian crisis in the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Mirchi files: After Patel's submission of deal, ED to attach Ceejay House
Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing into the alleged property deals of the fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar close aide late Iqbal Mirchi with former Union Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel, is all set to attach the controversial 15 storey Ceejay House property.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan Royals name Andrew McDonald as new head coach
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals have appointed Australia cricketer Andrew Barry McDonald as their new head coach for a period of three years.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Instagram test helps you choose people to unfollow
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Aiming to make it easier for users to manage the accounts they follow on Instagram, the photo-sharing platform has started testing a feature to group followers into categories, and help them choose users to unfollow, the media reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bowled over
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) The China Kitchen by Hyatt Regency has been the preferred haunt of Delhi's authentic Chinese food junkies for over a decade now. Not too long ago, the property got a standalone restaurant called TCK by The China Kitchen in Gurugram's bustling CyberHub.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Card comfort
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) If festivals are all about sharing and celebrating, gifting is an integral part of that process. So what makes for a perfect corporate or luxury gift to a loved one? Gift-wrapped by Oberoi. No, we aren't talking about a basket full of goodies (although they're quite the experts in that as well), but giving an experience which is more memorable than materialistic.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Diwali treats
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) During festivals, it's hard to stay away from goodies, especially if you have sweet tooth. But if youre a stickler for health and hygiene, it is better to go for home cooked stuff. Sr. Sous Chef Vijesh Modi of The Deltin, Daman. shares a sweet recipe to keep you away from packaged stuff.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Middle East requiem
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Fashion and lifestyle brand Vajor's newly launched limited-edition 'Caspian Folklore autumn collection is inspired by the Middle Eastern countries like Syria, Turkmenistan and Iran around the Caspian Sea, and revisits the rich culture and heritage of these war-torn areas to take a wistful look at the beauty they once held.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Ex-TDP Minister Adinarayana Reddy joins BJP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Adinarayana Reddy, a three-time MLA and a former Minister in the former Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh, on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Consumers are not educated about preventative care'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) There has been a major shift in the Indian fitness industry, but the consumers are still relatively uneducated about preventative care, says Drew Biks, Head of Operations - Asia, Anytime Fitness. Biks talks to IANSlife about Anytime Fitness and the Indian fitness industry. Excerpts:
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rajasthan bypolls: 26.97% voting in Mandava, 25.04% in Khinvsar
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Some 26.97 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Mandava and 25.04 per cent in Khinvsar Assembly constituencies of Rajasthan till 11.30 a.m. on Monday, confirmed Election Commission officials.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Over 30 per cent voting in Telangana's Huzurnagar bypoll
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 30 per cent voting was recorded in the first four hours of the by-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency in Telangana on Monday amid tight security, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
William and I are on different paths: Prince Harry
London, Oct 21 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry has admitted that he and Prince William were on "different paths", in the first public acceptance of a rift between the two brothers, a media report said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Lam apologises after water cannon sprays mosque entrance
Hong Kong, Oct 21 (IANS) Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam and the police force on Monday apologised to the local Muslim community after a water cannon sprayed the entrance of the city's biggest mosque while dealing with anti-government protesters.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Ghani separately met Pelosi, Esper: Prez Office
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani separately met US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Defence Secretary Mark Esper who arrived here on unannounced visits, the Presidential Office said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
BJP MLA claims EVMs only vote for BJP, Rahul shares video
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared on Twitter a viral video in which Bakhshish Singh Virk, the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Assandh constituency in Haryana, is seen claiming that no matter which button is pressed on the electronic voting machine (EVM), the vote would go to the saffron party.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former TDP Minister Adi Narayana Reddy to join BJP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Three-time MLA and a former Minister in the previous Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh, senior leader Adi Narayana Reddy is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Decorum of court room was disturbed due to map-tearing'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Tearing of map by Sunni Waqf Board's senior Counsel Rajeev Dhavan in the Supreme Court during hearing on Ayodhya issue has been criticised by members of the lawyer fraternity who said advocates should maintain decorum of courtrooms during the proceedings.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Savarkar an accomplished man, says Singhvi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress national spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Monday called Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, an accomplished man, who played a part in the freedom struggle and went to jail for the country.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: India tighten screws on South Africa (Lunch)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) After a fiery burst from the pacers, Indian spinners, particularly Ravindra Jadeja, came to the party and piled further misery on South Africa to put the hosts into a commanding position in the ongoing third and final Test at the JSCA Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
25.7% voting 11 a.m. in Odisha's Bijepur Assembly bypoll
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) About 25.7 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 a.m. on Monday for the Bijepur Assembly bypoll in Odisha's Bargarh district, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sushil Kumar Lohani.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Heavy rains affect polling in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Heavy rains dampened voting for bypolls to the five Assembly constituencies in Kerala on Monday morning and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts the showers to continue through the day.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
30 world leaders to attend Naruhito's enthronement
Tokyo, Oct 21 (IANS) Around 30 heads of state and government, among other prominent personalities, will on Tuesday attend the public enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito, according to official sources.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Visit the National Police Memorial whenever possible: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Saluting the police forces and their families on the Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said last year the National Police Memorial was dedicated to the nation and urged the people to visit the place of inspiration and gratitude.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UN endorses India's steps to address hunger, malnutrition
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The UN World Food Programme (UNWFP) has endorsed India's policy measures for addressing hunger and malnutrition to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC stays trial in Chattisgarh sex CD scam
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed trial in the Chhatisgarh sleaze CD matter, where Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has been alleged to be an accused.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi congratulates Indonesian President on getting a 2nd term
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Indonesia's newly elected President Joko Widodo and said the friendship and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between two countries will deepen further with his second term.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Congress leaders held trying to lay siege to Telangana CM house
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Police in Telangana arrested scores of Congress leaders and workers on Monday to foil the party's plans to lay siege to Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's residence in support of striking employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Injured Hasan Ali to miss Australia T20Is
Lahore, Oct 21 (IANS) Right-arm Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I series against Australia due to a back problem.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Babita Phogat cast vote, vows to promote sports if elected
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-politician and BJP candidate Babita Phogat on Monday cast her vote in her native village in Bhiwani along with her father Mahavir Phogat and sister Geeta Phogat.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
EU envoy calls for resumption of US-Taliban talks
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The European Union (EU) envoy to Afghanistan Roland Kobia has called for the resumption of talks between the US and the Taliban after they were abruptly called off by American President Donald Trump last month due to a bombing in Kabul.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Infosys techies accuse CEO, CFO of unethical practices
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) A few anonymous employees of global software vendor Infosys have accused its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy of unethical practices for many quarters.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology,Business/Economy
SC to decide whether it is settlement or judgement in Ayodhya case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The second round of mediation in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case has convoluted the course of resolution in the 70-year-old title dispute. The settlement, arrived at after having exhaustive rounds of discussion, has emerged as a bone of contention, as the major Hindu parties -- Ram Lalla Virajman and Nirmohi Akhara -- have emphasized on judgement rather than settlement. In the absence of all parties on-board, the mediation panel cannot formalize a settlement having a consensus.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maha polls: 5.79% voter turnout till 10 a.m. (State Polls 2019)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra has recorded an average of around 5.79 per cent voter turnout till 10 a.m. for the polls to the 288 Assembly seats.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Shooters indulge in ugly scuffle at Karni Singh Range
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ugly scenes were witnessed at the iconic Karni Singh Shooting Range (KSSR) in Delhi's Tughlakabad area when two shooters were involved in a scuffle.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Tiger mauls farmer, forest watcher in UP's Pilibhit
Pilibhit, Oct 21 (IANS) A 50-year-old farmer was injured when a tiger pounced on him while he was working in his paddy field adjacent to the Haripur forest range in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Absence of Google apps hurting Huawei the most: Report
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has confirmed that the US sanctions were hurting it badly, especially the absence of Google's core Android software, Play Store and popular apps like Search and Maps on its devices.
2019-10-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Man Utd ends Liverpool's perfect Premier League run
Manchester, Oct 21 (IANS) Liverpool had to fight for a point against Manchester United and finally got one thanks to substitute Adam Lallana's late 1-1 equaliser in a Premier League match at Old Trafford stadium.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
4 dead over offensive Facebook post in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 47 others injured as police clashed with a Muslim mob in Bangladesh's Bhola district over an offensive Facebook post.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Nancy Pelosi makes unannounced Afghan visit
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan where she met President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and other government officials, her office announced.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Khattar rides cycle to polling station (State polls 2019)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday first travelled by Janshatabdi Express from Chandigarh to his hometown Karnal in Haryana and then rode a bicycle to cast his vote.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
9 per cent polling in Haryana in three hours (State Polls 2019)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Nine per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out in the first three hours of polling on Monday to elect 90 members of the state Assembly, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Kamlesh's killer had fake FB account to connect to victim
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) A key suspect in the murder case of former Hindu Mahasabha President Kamlesh Tiwari had befriended him through a fake account on Facebook.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP Nav Nirman Sena leader gets death threat
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) After Kamlesh Tiwari and Sadhvi Prachi, the Uttar Pradesh Nav Nirman Sena president Amit Jani has also received a threat letter.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Aussie media self-censors to protest govt, secrecy laws
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia's leading newspapers and internet portals have self-censored their publications on Monday to protest laws that mandate prison sentences for journalists and informants for revealing secret documents.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Pak traders call nationwide strike against govt policies
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Pakistan traders association has called for a two-day nationwide strike from October 29-30 against the incumbent government's "harmful economic policies".
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Brisk polling in 2 Assembly seats in TN (2nd Lead) (State Polls 2019)
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Brisk Polling was witnessed on Monday for the bypolls to two Assembly seats -- Vikravandi and Nanguneri.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Haryana Assembly polls: Stone pelting reported from Nuh (State polls 2019)
Nuh, Oct 21 (IANS) A scuffle and stone pelting between supporters of the Congress and the BJP was reported from Nuh town around 8.45 a.m. on Monday while voting was in full swing for Haryana Assembly elections, an official said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Sunni Waqf Board built strong case on characteristics of Babri mosque
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The long and hard-fought legal battle by Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board in the Ayodhya title dispute case has apparently come to an end as the Supreme Court reserved its judgement in the case.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hope youngsters vote in large numbers: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people to turn out in record number to vote in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls, and hoped that youngsters too cast their ballots.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Plans finalised to mobilise public for 'Azadi March'
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and PML-N have finalised their public mobilisation plan to join the October 31 anti-government 'Azadi March' in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Facebook alerts people to vote on Maha, Haryana poll day
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Facebook on Monday activated its election notification feature for India, requesting people to go out and vote for their candidates in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls and post that they have voted.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Imran has no capability to complete term: Bilawal
Karachi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan People's Party President Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has claimed that Prime Minister Imran Khan "has no capability" to complete his term as all political forces of the country and people belonging to all spheres of life had no other option but to go on an agitation against the "puppet government".
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
7% voting in Haryana, 4% in Maharashtra till 9 a.m. (Assembly Poll 2019)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A voting percentage of 7.43 was recorded in Haryana and 4.17 per cent in Maharashtra on Monday in the first two hours of polling as the two states went for Assembly polls.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
In UP, polling brisk in rural and slow in urban areas
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Brisk polling has been witnessed in the rural Assembly segments of Uttar Pradesh while the pace of polling is rather sluggish in the urban areas.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Report sought from Ernakulam collector as rain intensifies
Ernakulam, Oct 21 (IANS) Chief Electoral Officer Tikka (CEO) Ram Meena on Monday sought a report from the Ernakulam district collector over problems faced by voters in the Assembly constituency due to heavy rains.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Hamza Tariq of Canada warned for provocative action
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Canada's wicketkeeper-batsman Hamza Tariq has received an official warning and one demerit point from the International Cricket Council after being found guilty of breaching Code of Conduct in the ongoing T20 World Cup Qualifiers.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Voters wowed by Maha all-women polling booth (Assembly poll 2019)
Washim (Maharashtra), Oct 21 (IANS) The Sakhi Matdaan Kendra, a gaily-decorated polling station in Washim managed by an all-women staff, including security, was seen drawing hordes of voters as polling started for the Maharashtra Assembly elections on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Fresh twist to Ayodhya dispute as rift merges in Sunni Waqf Board
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The curious case of Sunni Waqf Board has given a fresh twist to Ayodhya title suit, one of the longest running land dispute cases, the verdict in which has been reserved by a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court after a marathon 40-day hearing.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Facebook set to launch dedicated news tab
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Calling itself a 'Fifth Estate', Facebook has reportedly entered into deals with prominent media houses to launch a dedicated news tab on its platform.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Goa beach village bans migrants from running businesses
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) Residents of a beach village in South Goa, formally resolved to ban migrants from traditional and tourism-centric businesses in the village jurisdiction citing lack of business opportunities for local youth and law and order issues.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
7 fake agents caught in Rampur (Assembly Poll 2019)
Rampur, Oct 21 (IANS) Seven fake agents were detained by the police from different booths in Rampur.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Azadi March: JUI-F's Fazl calls off talks with govt
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Following a protest by other opposition parties, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl called off talks with the Pakistan government over his proposed 'Azadi March' which will call "to topple the ruling PTI government".
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Polling underway for TN's Vikravandi, Nanguneri Assembly bypolls
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling for the bypolls in Tamil Nadu's Vikravandi and Nanguneri assembly constituencies began on Monday to decide the electoral fate of 35 candidates in the fray.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Inspire others to cast votes: Himachal CM
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday appealed to the voters to exercise their franchise and inspire others too to cast votes.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Judiciously exercise democratic right: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday appealed to the voters to judiciously exercise their most important democratic right and fulfil their duty by exercising their franchise.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Rampur is more than an election for Azam Khan
Rampur, Oct 21 (IANS) With his family's political fortunes hinged on its outcome, the by-election to the Rampur Assembly seat has become a battle between Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan and the rest.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Canadian leaders square off on final day of campaigning
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) Contenders for Monday's Canadian general elections, including incumbent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is seeking a second term, have staged their final, frantic barrage of sales pitches before voters went to the polls to elect a new leader.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Haryana CM rides Shatabdi to vote in Karnal
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar early on Monday travelled by Shatabdi Express from Chandigarh to his hometown Karnal in Haryana to cast his vote.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
No takers for Gayle, Malinga in The Hundred draft
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga, counted among the greats in the T20 format, didn't find any takers in the inaugural players draft of England's new competition -- The Hundred.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
BJP prestige at stake in Lucknow seat
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Once known to be a Congress bastion, the prestigious seat of Lucknow Cantt has now turned into a BJP stronghold.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
One of the biggest: Murray on 1st singles title since surgery
Antwerp (Belgium), Oct 21 (IANS) Former World No.1 Andy Murray, who claimed his first singles title at the European Open since undergoing hip surgery in January, described it as "one of the biggest" wins of his career.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Riding tractor, Dushyant family reaches Haryana polling booth
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) At a Jat-dominated seat in Haryana, Dushyant Chautala, 31, who is leading young outfit Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), a breakaway faction of the once prominent Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), reached a polling booth in Sirsa by riding on a tractor.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Fight in Haryana between Congress, BJP only: Hooda
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Two-time former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said the contest in the state was only between the BJP and Congress and the latter would emerge victorious.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Polling underway in Telangana's Huzurnagar by-poll
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling was underway for by-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency in Telangana on Monday amid tight security, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Voting begins for 4 Assembly seats in Assam
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting is currently underway for the four Assembly constituencies in Assam. Polling started at 7 a.m. in all the polling stations in the four constituencies -- Jania, Sonari, Ratabari and Rangapara.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Haryana CM appeals to voters to cast record votes
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has appealed to the voters to turn out in record numbers.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Australia rugby coach resigns after crushing WC exit
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Coach of Australia's national rugby union team, Michael Cheika, has announced that he will leave the position at the end of the year following a disappointing quarter-final loss at the World Cup in Japan.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Yogi to launch integrated emergency No. 112 in UP
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is all set to launch a new integrated emergency number 112 for police, medical and fire emergencies and also the women helpline 1090.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Peaceful voting on as rain soaks Maharashtra
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting started on a peaceful note in Maharashtra with celebs and commoners queuing up to exercise their franchise for the 288-Assembly constituencies in the state amidst rain in many areas including Mumbai, here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Despite rain, good show by voters in Kerala bypolls
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) All three political fronts in Kerala heaved a sigh of relief, when they saw voters turning up on Monday morning, despite rains, for the five Assembly constituencies elections.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
1st voter of the day appreciated by EC
Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) Uma Shankar, the first person to cast his vote on Monday morning at the Manikpur polling station in Chitrakoot, was given a certificate of appreciation by the Election Commission officials.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Singh Bros were alter egos acting with impunity (IANS Exclusive 1)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) How were the Singh Bros -- Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) -- the centrifugal forces behind the Rs 3,000 crore Religare Group fraud?
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Polling underway in Puducherry bypoll
Puducherry, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting in the bypoll for the Kamaraj Nagar assembly seat in Puducherry is underway on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Haryana: Cong candidate Mohan, BJP's Kavita among first to cast vote
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress candidate and former Deputy Chief Minister Chander Mohan and outgoing minister and BJP candidate Kavita Jain were among the first contesting candidates in Haryana to cast vote in their respective polling booths on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Voting begins for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The voting has begun for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Polling begins for by-polls to 11 Assembly seats in UP
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling began for by-elections to 11 Assembly segments in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Polling starts for TN's Vikravandi, Nanguneri Assembly by-polls
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling for the bypolls in Tamil Nadu's Vikravandi and Nanguneri assembly constituencies began on Monday morning to decide the electoral fate of 35 candidates in the fray.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Voting begins for by-polls to Mandava, Khinsar Assembly seats
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting for Assembly by-polls started here on Monday in Mandava and Khinvsar from 7 a.m. in the morning.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Polling starts in Himachal's two assembly seats
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling for by-elections to two Assembly seats in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh began on Monday morning.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Polling begins for by-polls to four assembly seats in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling for by-elections to four assembly seats in Congress-ruled Punjab began on Monday morning.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Polling begins in rain-soaked Maharashtra
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling began on a peaceful note on Monday morning across all 288 Assembly constituencies of Maharashtra amidst tight security, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Polling begins for 90 Assembly seats in Haryana
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Over 1.83 crore voters in BJP-ruled Haryana will cast their votes in a single-phase polling that began on Monday morning to elect the 90-member legislative Assembly, election officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
UN mission in Yemen builds control points to check ceasefire
Sanaa, Oct 21 (IANS) A UN ceasefire monitoring mission in Yemen's Hodeidah began establishing control points to monitor a truce between Yemeni warring parties, a security source in the city said.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Yemen,Defence/Security
Pfeiffer recalls inappropriate incident in Hollywood
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) "Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil" actress Michelle Pfeiffer says she once had an "inappropriate incident" with a "high-powered" man from the film industry.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Gracy Singh to be back as Goddess on screen
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Gracy Singh will be returning to the small screen as Goddess Santoshi Maa.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Swiss Greens surge while 4 govt parties slip in polls
Geneva, Oct 21 (IANS) The Greens, who have moved from being a minority party to being one of the four major political groupings in the Swiss parliament, have been the key players in the elections held in the landlocked Alpine country, where the four traditional government parties lost votes and seats in the legislature.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Sienna Miller: I'm terrible at being famous
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Sienna Miller says being famous doesn't suit her, adding that she is terrible at handling fame.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
What's Julie Andrews biggest disappointment?
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Veteran actress Julie Andrews says losing her singing voice is her biggest disappointment.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jordanian, Norwegian PMs hold talks to enhance bilateral ties
Amman, Oct 21 (IANS) Jordanian and Norwegian Prime Ministers held talks to enhance bilateral relations and strengthen cooperation, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Russia, US must normalise diplomatic missions: Russian FM
Moscow, Oct 21 (IANS) Russia and the United States must normalize the work of each other's diplomatic missions, and Moscow is ready to do that on the basis of the "zero option" plan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
'Balakot tree strike' shattered myths about Indian armed forces : Report
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan's shooting down on February 27 this year of an Indian Air Force jet, after the cross-border Balakot air strike by India, "shattered many myths regarding the Indian armed forces and the false aura they had created in the past 20 years", a Pakistani newspaper article has written, terming Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan, who was taken captive, as "Abhi none done".
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Media
Iran's nuclear industry 'indigenised': Official
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran's nuclear industry has been entirely indigenised, a senior official at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Pakistan, India to ink Kartarpur agreement this week
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The agreement on the Kartarpur Corridor is to be inked between Pakistan and India on Wednesday or Thursday, even as PM Imran Khan announced that Pakistan will inaugurate the corridor on November 9.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Singh Brothers: The method to strip their company bare (IANS Exclusive 2)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Singh Bros -- Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) -- were the key forces behind the Rs 3,000 crore Religare Group fraud, stripping Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL) and their other group companies through a carefully-crafted system of loans to various companies, which were diverted to other intermediary firms the duo controlled.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'US troops withdrawing from Syria to western Iraq'
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said roughly 1,000 US troops withdrawing from the northeastern Syria will be repositioned into western Iraq, according to a transcript released by the Pentagon.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
Pak summons Indian envoy, denies launchpads being targetted
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan on Sunday summoned the Indian Charge D' Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia and "categorically rejected" Indian media reports about so-called "launchpads" being targeted by India along the Line of Control.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
RPF solves Shatabdi Express snatching case
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With the arrest of a man, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) claimed to have solved a case of snatching that took place at the New Delhi railway station on September 23.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Singh Bros were alter egos acting with impunity (IANS Exclusive 1)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) How were the Singh Bros -- Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) -- the centrifugal forces behind the Rs 3,000 crore Religare Group fraud?
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lack of facilities, low pay hurting B'desh cricketers: Shakib
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) After Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh in the one-off Test recently, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) implemented a rule under which every Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) team must include at least one leg-spinner in their playing eleven. The BCB even suspended head coaches of two teams for not following the order.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
India-Turkey relations under Erdogan: Back to square one? (Lead correcting para 6, 2nd last para)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Turkey and India, though not the best of friends, have been trying for the past three decades to overcome their differences, and strike a balance in ties, with a little give and take from both sides. But the relation appears to have nosedived of late under the Presidentship of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has taken on the mantle of becoming a "global Islamic leader".
2019-10-20
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Two criminals injured in Delhi encounter
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In an encounter with the Delhi Police's special cell in the Rohini area on Sunday two criminals were injured.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress spokesman blames 'aunt', 'nephew' for custodial torture
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Bailed out on Sunday after two days in police custody, Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay alleged that he was subjected to "inhuman torture" and was not allowed to drink a drop of water for 14 hours, claiming that everything was done on the instruction of "pishi" (aunt) and "bhaipo" (nephew) as he had been speaking out against the rule of the "jungle" they had established.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
'Manmohan to attend Kartarpur opening as common pilgrim'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not attend the Kartarpur corridor inauguration on the invite of Pakistan next month, "but participate in the event as a common pilgrim", sources said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Five key aspects of Madrid's defeat to Mallorca
Madrid, Oct 20 (IANS) Real Madrid were on Sunday handed their first La Liga defeat of the season by Mallorca, which cost the club the top spot after the team's second-string players failed to fill the shoes of the starting members.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Modi shares Tamil version of poem written at Mamallapuram
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Continuing his outreach to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released the Tamil translation of the Hindi poem he penned during his visit to Mahabalipuram for the second informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping on October 11-12, calling the language "beautiful" and having "nurtured a vibrant culture".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
3 generations of police inspector run half-marathon
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It's rare to see three generations of a family taking part in a marathon together. On Sunday, 57-year-young Delhi Police Inspector Heera Lal Baliyan participated in Airtel Half Marathon with his son and grandchildren and joined that rare group.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Congress spokesman blames 'aunt', 'nephew' for custodial torture
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Bailed out on Sunday after two days in police custody, Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay alleged that he was subjected to "inhuman torture" and was not allowed to drink a drop of water for 14 hours, claiming that everything was done on the instruction of "pishi" (aunt) and "bhaipo" (nephew) as he had been speaking out against the rule of the "jungle" they have established.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Over 4.5 kg gold seized in Bengal,two arrested
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence sleuths have seized more than 4.5 kg of gold valued at about Rs 1.85 crores and arrested two persons in connection with smuggling of the precious metal from Bangladesh, the agency said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ogbeche the hero as Kerala strike down ATK in ISL opener
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Two-time champions ATK scored their 100th goal in the Indian Super League (ISL) but that wasnt enough to see them through in the opening match of ISL Season 6, as hosts Kerala Blasters rallied to script a 2-1 victory at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
BJP will end power subsidy: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that the BJP has made its stand clear that it will end the power subsidy being given by his government.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
South Africa beat Japan for place in Rugby WC semis
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) South Africa beat hosts Japan 26-3 in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday to set up a semifinal clash with Wales. The Springboks thus inched closer to clinching their third World Cup title following victories in 2007 and 1995.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Rohit surpasses Bradman, adds another feather to his cap
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma has silenced his critics with his continuous good run with the bat in the ongoing series against South Africa, proving his mettle as a Test opener.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
BJP Govt will provide cheaper power than AAP in Delhi: Goel
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and former BJP Delhi President Vijay Goel on Sunday said that if BJP comes to power in Delhi, it will give cheaper electricity than the AAP government.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Four terror camps hit in PoK, number of terrorists killed: Army Chief
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were hit and a number of terrorists killed in retaliatory artillery firing by India following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Army chief, General Bipin Rawat said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Sachin Pilot, Manisha Koirala close fourth Himalayan Echoes
Nainital, October 20 Oct 20 (IANSlife) Celebrity headliners Sachin Pilot, the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Manisha Koirala, actor-author, closed the second and final day of the fourth edition of Himalayan Echoes: Kumaon Festival of Literature and Arts here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
India-Turkey relations under Erdogan: Back to square one?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Turkey and India, though not the best of friends, have been trying for the past three decades to overcome their differences, and strike a balance in ties, with a little give and take from both sides. But the relation appears to have nosedived of late under the Presidentship of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has taken on the mantle of becoming a "global Islamic leader".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Muslims side makes submission on moulding of relief public
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following uproar from the Hindu side, the Muslim side has made public their written submissions regarding moulding of relief in the Ayodhya title dispute case.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
DU teacher had suicidal tendencies: Police
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In the 'murder and suicide' case of a 25-year guest lecturer of St Stephen's College of Delhi and his mother, the Delhi Police claimed to have been informed by the people close to the mother-son duo that the son had tried to 'convince' mother to commit suicide just five days ago.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit terms double ton as 'most challenging knock'
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma on Sunday termed his double century against South Africa in the ongoing third Test as the "most challenging knock" in Tests so far.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Gurugram woman alleges rape on pretext of marriage
Gurugram, Oct 20 (IANS) A 34-year-old woman has alleged that she was repeatedly raped by a manager of a foreign bank on the pretext of marriage and also cheated of Rs 15 lakh by him.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DPIIT sends queries to Amazon, Flipkart on FDI norms adherence
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After repeated complaints by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) over alleged violation of FDI norms by e-commerce majors, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has sent a questionnaire to Amazon and Flipkart over their adherence to the norms for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Paddy and basmati see increase in sown area over last year
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Paddy acreages in the current fiscal have grown by 6.5 per cent and basmati acreages have increased by a whopping 36 per cent in comparison to kharif 2018 but the increased cultivation may turn out to be a challenge due to growth concerns at the global level and within India.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ulemas' march could end in martial law: Pakistan Minister
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said whenever ulemas (religious scholars) launched a movement it led to imposition of martial law in the country.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Modi for bridging gap between human intentions, AI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Stressing integration and right balance between human and artificial intelligence (AI), Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday said the debate on AI should focus on bridging the gap between human intentions and AI, and not its likely negative impact.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Suresh, Lakshita corner glory in UTT
Howrah, Oct 20 (IANS) Second-seeded Preysh Raj Suresh came into his own to subdue title favourite Aadarsh Om Chetri of Delhi 4-2 to win the the sub-junior boys' final in the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Lady Gaga causes frenzy with Sanskrit tweet
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, who is recovering from a nasty fall she suffered during a concert in Las Vegas, surprised her Indian fans when she tweeted a Sanskrit mantra.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Vaani Kapoor: Ranveer, Sushant have good bodies
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Vaani Kapoor says her "Befikre" co-star Ranveer Singh and "Shuddh Desi Romance" co-star Sushant Singh Rajput really have good bodies.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana seeks Rs 3,418 cr for Hyderabad Pharma City
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Telangana government has urged the Centre to provide financial assistance of Rs.3,418 crore for Hyderabad Pharma City proposed to be developed near here.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Politics
Rohit highly motivated, played with freedom: Smith
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma has earned parises from different quarters for his consistent performance up the order after being promoted to open the innings for India in Tests.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
6th World Internet Conference opens in China
Wuzhen (China), Oct 20 (IANS) The sixth World Internet Conference opened on Sunday in the river town of Wuzhen in east China's Zhejiang province.
2019-10-20
Category: International, China,International
BJP accuses Abhijit, Amartya of using Nobel for political interest
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Two days after his uncharitable remarks on Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee generated a storm, BJP national Secretary Rahul Sinha on Sunday again attacked the Nobel Prize for Economics winner, challenging him to implement his economic thoughts even in one village instead of speaking against the Prime Minister or the Union Finance Minister.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
BJP faces wipe out in Bastar as Chitrakot votes on Monday
Raipur, Oct 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarhs ruling Congress has put its all might to flush BJP out of the sprawling but restive Bastar region as Chitrakot assembly seat is all set for voting on Monday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Johnson has 'numbers' to pass Brexit deal: Raab
London, Oct 20 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said, here on Sunday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson had enough MPs' support to get the Brexit deal passed. "We believe, we've got the numbers (to pass the deal) and we'll keep talking to the DUP, and see if there's further reassurances that can be provided," Raab tweeted.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Satellites to detect stranded whales from space
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Analysing satellite images may help scientists detect and count stranded whales from space, new research has found.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Four terror camps hit in PoK, three destroyed: Army Chief
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were hit and a number of terrorists killed in retaliatory artillery firing by India following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Army chief, General Bipin Rawat said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas set chilling goals
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra took to Instagram to show how she likes to cuddle with her husband and pop star Nick Jonas after a concert night.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Rugby WC: Wales edge past France for place in semis
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Wales edged past France 20-19 in a thrilling contest on Sunday to book their place in the semifinals of the Rugby World Cup.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
3 Nigerians arrested in Goa for possession of party drugs
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Three Nigerian nationals Ferninand Okonkwo (47), Michael Okafo (38), and Ogechukwu Precious Anutanwa (29) were arrested by the Goa Police on Sunday, for possession of banned party drugs namely cocaine, MDMA or ecstacy and LSD, a hallucinogenic drug, in the popular beach village of Calangute in North Goa.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
22% youth hold the key to Haryana Assembly
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Nearly 22 per cent voters in the 20-29 age group will play a major role in the Haryana Assembly polls on Monday, say social scientists.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Haryana BJP candidate gets EC notice over EVM remark
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) The Election Commission has served a notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Assandh in Haryana over his purported video remark that he had tampered the electronic voting machines (EVMs) and every vote would go to his party.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Shah Rukh Khan looking for his inner 'fashionista'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is inspired by the fashion sense of his close friend and filmmaker Karan Johar, and says he is trying to match up to it.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bezos' girlfriend Sanchez close to finalising divorce
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos's girlfriend Lauren Sanchez is close to finalising divorce with her husband, the media reported citing court documents filed this week.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
BJP ex-MLA's daughter moves HC for 'protection' from family
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) The daughter of BJP's former Bhopal legislator Surendra Nath Singh has filed a petition with the Madhya Pradesh High Court in Jabalpur seeking police protection from her family members.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Army man Saikhom wins Goa Ironman 70.3 triathlon
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Army Hawaldar Bishworjit Singh Saikhom won India's first IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon, which was held here on Sunday, while in the team section, Delhi's Juggernauts came first.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Other Sports
AirAsia to connect Agartala to Delhi, Kolkata
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) Low-cost carrier AirAsia on Sunday launched flights from here to Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati and Imphal in Manipur.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Tripura,Business/Economy
Sam Raimi to be back in horror genre with new movie
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Sam Raimi will be returning to the horror genre with a yet untitled horror project.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi Mohalla Clinics cross 300-mark, target 1,000
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Bogged down by red tape in land acquisition, the Delhi government has only managed to give its people 302 mohalla clinics against the promised 1,000 after being in power for close to five years.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Jenna Ortega to star in 'The Babysitter' sequel
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) "Jane the Virgin" star Jenna Ortega has joined the sequel of horror comedy "The Babysitter".
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bengaluru FC announce Wrogn as lifestyle partner
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Defending Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC on Sunday announced lifestyle apparel brand Wrogn as the clubs official lifestyle partner for the 2019-20 season.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
People now consider me as an actor: Sunil Grover
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Sunil Grover credits Salman Khan-starrer "Bharat" for helping him get out of the comedy genre, and says people now consider him as an actor, and not just a comedian.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ranveer, Arjun in love with Anushka's boss lady look
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma took to Instagram to make a statement with her plaid jumpsuit look with formal twist, leaving actors Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor gushing about her fashionable outing.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India seeks UN action to combat anti-microbial resistance
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India has expressed its concern on the global emergence of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and called upon the relevant United Nations agencies to contain this threat to public health.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Wishes pour in as Virender Sehwag turns 41
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former India opener Virendra Sehwag turned 41 on Sunday and the cricketer, known for his fearless batting, was wished by his friends and fans on various social media platforms.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rahane part of 200 partnerships without a run out
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane's marathon 267-run stand with double centurion Rohit Sharma on Day 2 of the third Test against South Africa on Sunday was his 200th partnership in Test cricket without ever being involved in a run out, which is a record.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
BJP says it will withdraw free electricity scheme: AAP
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday accused that the BJP will withdraw the scheme of giving free 200 unit electricity and said this shows that the party is "anti-people".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SA rocked after Rohit, Rahane put India on hot seat (Roundup)
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma struck his maiden double century in Test cricket while Ajinkya Rahane ended his three-year wait for a Test ton at home as India declared on 497/9 and reduced South Africa to 9/2 before bad light brought an early end to the second day's play in the third Test against South Africa here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Strategic disinvestment of both HPCL, BPCL this year?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Not one but two oil companies - BPCL and HPCL - may go under the hammer this fiscal with state-owned oil and gas explorer ONGC now looking to sell its stake in recently-acquired refiner HPCL to a strategic investor, possibly an overseas oil company, to regain debt-free status of the company existing prior to the expensive buy.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengaluru college girl dies at fashion show rehearsal
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) A 21-year-old student died of suspected cardiac arrest after collapsing at a fashion show rehearsal in her college here, police said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Few detained J&K leaders inciting people to violence: Madhav
Srinabar, Oct 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav on Sunday said that some detained politicians here are sending messages to people to pick up guns and give sacrifices. Mahdav was speaking to a gathering of BJP supporters at Tagore Hall in Srinagar on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Be ready for another defeat, Punjab CM tells Sukhbir
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday asked Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal to be ready for another drubbing at the hands of voters in Monday's four by-elections in the state.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Haryana BJP candidate gets EC notice for EVM remark
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) The Election Commission has served a notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Assandh in Haryana over his purported remark that he had tampered the electronic voting machines (EVMs) and every vote would go to his party.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Army jawan murdered in party spat in Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) An army jawan was killed in a quarrel during a friend's birthday party in Telangana's Warangal Rural district Saturday night, police said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
US fails to halt Iran's oil industry development: Minister
Tehran, Oct 20 (IANS) Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the US has failed to exert pressures on Iran through sanctions against the country's oil industry, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Emraan Hashmi: Big B has 'profound impact' on every actor
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi co-stars with Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan for the first time in the upcoming thriller "Chehre". Sharing that the film is 70 per cent complete, Emraan says facing the camera with Big B was a "memorable experience".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shared stand with Sitharaman on some issues in JNU: Banerjee
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was his contemporary in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the both stood on "similar" lines on "certain" issues during their academic years in the university.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
I don't mind the cancer-survivor label: Manisha Koirala
Nainital, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Actress Manisha Koirala, who has survived last-stage ovarian cancer and even penned a memoir titled 'Healed: How Cancer Gave Me A New Life'' following her treatment, says she doesn't mind the "cancer-survivor" label.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Free throw in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In the run up to the NBA India Games 2019, the National Basketball Association of North America (NBA) has collaborated with photographer Rohan Shrestha for a coffee table book that discovers basketball communities from across India.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Land of seven hills
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Nainital is located in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas about 285 km from Dehradun and 345 km from New Delhi. A picturesque hill town in the northern state of Uttarakhand, Nainital is set in a valley at an altitude of 6,358 feet above sea level. This beautiful town is surrounded by seven hills - Ayarpata, Devpata, Hanibani, China, Alma, Ladiya-Kanta and Sher-Ka-Danda. Popularly referred to as 'Sapta-Shring, these majestic hills, the waters of the lake and areas natural beauty all add to the beauty of Nainital.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Marquez claims 10th 2019 MotoGP win in Japan
Motegi (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Marc Marquez of the Repsol Honda Team on Sunday grabbed his 10th MotoGP victory this season at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Rohit emulates Sachin, Sehwag with double ton
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma on Sunday became only the fourth batsman to hit a double hundred in Test and ODI cricket. With this double century, Rohit joined an elite list which has Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Chris Gayle.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
New GST return forms may force firms to change ERP systems
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns from April 2020 that mandate providing more details may require companies to amend their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Muslims make submission on moulding of relief in Ayodhya case
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following uproar, the Muslim side has made public their written submissions regarding moulding of relief, in the Ram Janambhoomi title dispute case. It says that the top court should be mindful of the "future of the country" and "multi-religious and multicultural values in resolving the issues confronting it".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sadhvi Prachi claims threat to life, demands security
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Oct 20 (IANS) Firebrand Hindu leader Sadhvi Prachi, after the murder of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow, has said that she also faces a threat to her life.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Thousands participate in banned HK march
Hong Kong, Oct 20 (IANS) Thousands of protesters participated in an unauthorized march in Hong Kong to denounce the recent anti-mask law, during which roads were blocked, fires lit and Molotov cocktails were hurled at a police station.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Sunny Leone's love note for husband
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone on Sunday penned an emotional heartfelt note to wish her husband Daniel Weber on his 41st birthday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Continuous market downtrend looks to be a thing of the past (Column: Market Watch)
It was a great week for the bourses as markets gained on each of the five trading days last week. BSESENSEX gained 1,171.30 points or 3.07 per cent to close at 39,298.38 points. NIFTY gained 356.80 points or 3.16 per cent to close at 11,661.85 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 3.45 per cent, 3.58 per cent and 3.55 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP was up 4.64 per cent and BSESMALLCAP was up 2.78 per cent. It is after a long time that one saw the market breadth improve significantly. Stocks across sectors have gained.
2019-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Army kills 35 Jaish, Hizb militants across LoC
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 35 Jaish-e-Mohammed and Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in retaliatory firing and shelling in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Defence sources said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Steven Spielberg: I was ashamed of lots of things
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg was ashamed of a lot of things while growing up, and says he was bullied for being Jewish in his school.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Why has Elon Musk suddenly gone offline?
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) It has been a couple of days since SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who has courted several controversies with his tweets in the past, has gone offline without citing any reason, leaving his fan and followers ample space to make funny posts speculating the reason behind his "downtime".
2019-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Will rains play spoilsport to Kerala bypolls?
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) With all ready for Monday's bypolls to five Kerala assembly constituencies -- Vatiyoorkavu, Aroor, Konni, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram, what remains to be seen is - would the rain god play spoilsport?
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
J.J. Abrams promises cohesive end to Skywalker saga
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Director J.J. Abrams says "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker", will give an emotional and meaningful end to all the nine films of the Skywalker saga.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
21 dead since Turkey-Syria ceasefire
Damascus, Oct 20 (IANS) Twenty civilians and Turkish soldier have been killed since a ceasefire was agreed three days ago to halt Ankara's offensive in northeastern Syria, authorities said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Ranchi Test: Rohit's double ton, Rahane-Jadeja aid India declare at 497/9 (Tea)
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rohit Sharma struck his maiden double century in Test cricket while Ravindra Jadeja scored a fifty and pacer Umesh Yadav smashed a whirlwind 10-ball 31 as India declared at 497/9 when tea was called, on Day 2 of the third Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
UK will leave EU this month, Ministers insist
London, Oct 20 (IANS) UK Ministers have insisted that the country will leave the EU by the October 31 deadline, despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson's unsigned letter to European Council President Donald Tusk asking for a Brexit extension after he failed to secure votes in Parliament for his new deal.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
VHP's yagna for Ram Mandir in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad is leaving no stone unturned to keep the momentum on Ram Temple going, even as the Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi-led Supreme Court bench ponders over the final verdict after the conclusion of hearing of the centuries-old title dispute of the Ram Janambhoomi in Ayodhya.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
St. Stephen's teacher commits suicide after killing mother
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A 25-year old guest lecturer of Delhi's prestigious St. Stephen's College committed suicide after killing his mother. His body was found on a railway track in Delhi on Saturday, the police said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan gears up for Naruhito's enthronement
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Japanese authorities on Sunday started preparations for the upcoming enthronement ceremony of the recently-ascended Emperor Naruhito with a series of planned celebrations that have been dampened by the devastating typhoon Hagibis, the deadliest to have hit the archipelago in half a century.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Politics
ISL: Bengaluru FC eye history (Preview)
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Defending Indian Super League champions Bengaluru FC will be keen to pick up from where they left at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium the last time.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football,ISL
No pressure of being defending champions: Bengaluru coach
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Bengaluru FC head Coach Carles Cuadrat has hailed how crucial it was that his Indian Super League (ISL) side played its home games at the Kanteerava Stadium, adding that the defending champions don't have pressure of performing.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
ATK, Kerala renew acquaintance in ISL opener
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Blasters Football Club will host arch-rivals ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here for the opening match of the Indian Super League on Sunday. The two teams have a long history, having met in two finals (2014 and 2016), and the clash is one of the most-awaited fixtures in the Indian football calendar.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Students worried as Agra University fails to deliver
Agra, Oct 20 (IANS) When half a dozen student leaders of the Congress youth wing were released after being taken into custody for a black flag demonstration during the Agra University's convocation last week, a question doing the rounds now was whether this "ancient monolithic institution of higher education", could be saved from going to the dogs.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Kylie Jenner cashing on her viral rise and shine moment
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Kylie Jenner went viral after a clip of her singing 'rise and shine to her baby daughter Stormi became a rage in the virtual world, inspiring thousands of memes. Now, the reality TV star is selling merchandise inspired by her viral moment.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pak claims 4 killed in Indian shelling
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistan military on Sunday claimed that "unprovoked" Indian shelling during a ceasefire violation on the Line Of Control has killed four people, including a soldier.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Huge pro-incumbency in AAP's favour: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Claiming there is a huge pro-incumbency in the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) favour, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the upcoming assembly polls will be contested on the issues of schools, hospitals, water, dengue, pollution and CCTV, among other developmental works.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hailey Baldwin defends her right to celebrate Halloween
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Model Hailey Baldwin has defended her right to celebrate Halloween while practising her Christian faith, saying devils and demons are scared of her.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bumpy roads in Agra dampen tourists' spirit
Agra, Oct 20 (IANS) Lack of infrastructure and civic amenities are deterring tourists from visiting several significant historical monuments in Agra, the city immortalised by the Taj Mahal, say a group of local industry leaders.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
Human-like skin can make phone 'feel' tickling, twisting
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new interface that allows phones, wearables or computers to "feel" sensations such as tickling, caressing, twisting and even pinching just as the human skin does.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
UP all set for bypolls in 11 Assembly seats
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is all set to witness bye-elections to 11 Assembly constituencies on Monday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
AI, digital marketing key skills to boost growth
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), digital marketing and design thinking are the top skills that organisations will need to focus on to drive future growth, according to a new study.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Gokulam FC to play in Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup
Kozhikode, Oct 20 (IANS) Durand Cup winners Gokulam Kerala FC are all set to face Bangladesh Premier League champions Bashundhara Kings in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup at MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on October 22.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Tarantino won't recut 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' for China
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will not be recutting his Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt-starrer "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" for China release.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Smartphone can help patients take pills on time
Buenos Aires, Oct 20 (IANS) The smartphone is now frequently blamed for a lot of health problems, but it appears that the device may also have a positive impact on heart patients.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Technology
Proteas applaud Rohit's classy double ton in Ranchi
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) A brilliant double century under his belt, South Africa players, led by Kagiso Rabada, walked up to congratulate India opener Rohit Sharma after he was dismissed in the third Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Ethiopian Gemechu smashes own Delhi Half Marathon record
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ethiopia's Tsehay Gemechu retained her Delhi Half Marathon title but added lustre to her triumph by smashing the course record she had set 12 months ago when she ran 66:00 here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bangla Sahib to be differently-abled, senior citizen-friendly
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As it prepares to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Delhi's iconic Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is being made barrier-free to make it differently-abled and senior citizen-friendly, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (SGMC) President Manjinder Singh Sirsa said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Goa stray cattle turning carnivore, says BJP Minister
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul slams Goyal, says 'bigots don't get professionalism'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed sections of the Narendra Modi government as "bigots", a day after Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee expressed unhappiness over Union Minister Piyush Goyal questioning his "professionalism".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shaken and stirred
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Try these refreshing cocktails recipes if you want to impress your guests with your bartending skills.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Marquez cruises to win in Japan, Honda clinch constructors' title
Motegi (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Reigning world champion Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda on Sunday won his 10th title of the 2019 season in Motegi, Japan. This is his fourth victory on the trot this season and with this, he has ensured that Honda win the Constructors' title.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Army destroys 4 terror launch pads in PoK in retaliatory attack
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Army on Sunday destroyed four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), killing at least four Pakistani soldiers, in a counter-attack launched against the ceasefire violation that killed two soldiers and a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said here.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
New consultation paper on IUC review bad law: Jio to Trai
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Reliance Jio has hit out at the telecom regulator Trai for issuing a fresh consultation paper on seeking opinion of industry on the extension of existing Interconnect usage charge (IUC) regime beyond 2020.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
People are going back to the roots: Chef Pooja Dhingra
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Chef Pooja Dhingra says people are going into more local cuisine and trying to highlight what was overlooked. Everyone is going back to their roots and tradition and are trying to embrace their heritage, she tells IANSlife. Read excerpts from the interview as she speaks about her love for cooking, Indian food on a global platter and more:
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Jennifer Lawrence marries her art dealer fiance
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has exchanged vows with fiance Cooke Maroney at a star-studded ceremony.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Security tightened in buildings, markets in Delhi on Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An alert has been sounded and security has been beefed up in Delhi with Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) planning to target more than 400 sensitive buildings and markets in the national capital ahead of Diwali.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ileana D'Cruz: Choosing acting career was by accident
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Ileana D'Cruz says choosing acting as a career was by accident, adding that she wanted to explore singing as a profession.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ISL introduces 'cooling breaks' in accordance with FIFA rules
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) sixth edition will witness 'cooling breaks' starting the 2019-20 season.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Tara Sutaria: The beauty junkie
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Despite being just one movie old, Bollywood actress Tara Sutaria has become a known name in the film industry. Not just for her acting skills, the "Student of the Year 2" star is also in the news for her unbeatable fashion and makeup sense. In an exclusive interview with IANSlife, Tara shares her beauty secret, some beauty hacks and her Diwali plans.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Qantas completes testing longest passenger flight
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Australian flag carrier Qantas on Sunday said that it has completed testing a New York to Sydney flight, deemed as the world's longest with nearly 20 hours in the air without layovers, as part of a research on how the journey could affect the people onboard.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Killers identified, CM assures justice
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police has identified the killers of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Robert Zemeckis may direct Disney's 'Pinocchio'
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) American filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is in early talks to direct Disneys upcoming live-action "Pinocchio".
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Some at Barcelona didn't want Neymar to return: Messi
Barcelona, Oct 20 (IANS) Spanish club FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has accused some of his club members at Camp Nou of being against re-signing Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
US troops leaving Syria will be assigned to Iraq: Esper
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper has said that the American troops ordered to leave northeastern Syria would now move to western Iraq and conduct operations against the Islamic State (IS) terror group.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
3 killed in Pak ceasefire violation, India retaliates
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Two soldiers and a civilian were killed in a ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, defence sources said, adding that India has launched retaliatory firing.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Over Rs 4 lakh in fake currency recovered at Delhi Metro station
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has detected an unattended bag containing fake Indian currency with a face value of Rs 4,64,000 (in denomination of 500 rupee notes) at the Kashmere Gate Metro Station, police said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Haryana polls: It is Modi versus a lacklustre Congress
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In Monday's assembly elections to all 90 seats in deeply clan-bound Haryana, it is largely BJP's star campaigner Narendra Modi versus lackluster campaigning by the faction-ridden opposition Congress.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Veteran CPI-M leader Achuthanandan turns 96
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) V.S. Achuthanandan, a veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and also a former Chief Minister of Kerala, turned 96 on Sunday making him one of the country's oldest politicians.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Malayalam film music industry now has fast food culture: Composer Jerry Amaldev (Where Are They Now?)
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) He trained as a priest and then realised his calling lay in music. He trained under the legendary Naushad and went to Cornell to hone his skills. Jerry Amaldev burst on the Malayalam film scene in 1995 and composed music for 75 films and then gave it up because he was fed up with what he calls the "fast food culture" the genre has deteriorated into.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Countries must deploy structural tools for growth: FM
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala SItharaman has said a calibrated and balanced approach to deploying a mix of fiscal, monetary and structural measures by countries can help achieve their growth potential and asked the IMF to evolve a policy framework to assess the vulnerability of fragile economies to capital flows.
2019-10-20
Category: International, India,National,Business/Economy
Ranchi Test: Rohit smashes maiden double ton in style
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) There was no stopping the Rohit Sharma juggernaut as the ace India opener notched up his maiden Test double hundred in the third and final Test against South Africa here at the JSCA Stadium on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Frames of anarchy
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) There are times when asking the obvious just cant be helped. And of course, author William Dalrymple is bound to laugh when quizzed about what continues to fascinate him about India even after living here for decades.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Johnson sends letter to EU seeking further delay
London, Oct 20 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sent an unsigned letter to Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, requesting a further delay to Brexit beyond its current deadline of October 31, hours after he failed to secure votes in Parliament for his new deal.
2019-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition: Perfect substitute for Pixel 4
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has earned a distinct space in India with its 7T series and for those who want to own a super-premium version, the company has 7T Pro McLaren Edition on offer for Rs 58,999 - exactly the same price that will get you a brand new iPhone 11.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion
Huzurnagar by-poll: TRS, Congress locked in neck-and-neck fight
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) It's likely to be neck-and-neck fight in Monday's bye-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency, with ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) keen to wrest it from Congress while the opposition party is determined to continue its winning streak.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
All set for Monday Assembly bypolls in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The electoral fate of 35 candidates in two Assembly constituencies -- Vikravandi and Nanguneri -- in Tamil Nadu will be decided by voters on Monday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Trash4Cash to fetch you entry to Goa jamboree! Hurry up
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Old newspapers, empty cigarette packets and ubiquitous packets of potato chips can fetch you a ticket to a jamboree, the 'LalaLand Festival' in Goa, which is aimed at promoting crossover art forms, sustainable innovations, new experiences and global trends.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Protesters block roads in HK to attend banned march
Hong Kong, Oct 20 (IANS) Thousands of protesters have blocked roads in Hong Kong to attend an anti-government march banned by police out of public safety concerns.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After the US health regulators found traces of asbestos in samples from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder and forced the company to recall 33,000 bottles of talcum powder, physicians in India have warned that long-term exposure of asbestos can trigger lung cancer in children.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ranchi Test: Rohit on brink of maiden double ton, India reach 357/4 (Lunch)
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane notched up a hundred while Rohit Sharma stood on the brink of his maiden Test double ton as India consolidated their position in the first innings and reached 357/4 at lunch on Day 2 of the third Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Millennials join FIRE revolution to save more, retire early
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) At 23, Bhopal-based Prateek Jain is the CEO of lifestyle startup Sttago. By some smart saving and wise investment, he aims to retire by the age of 35.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Why Stephen Alter calls Himalayas home
Nainital, Oct 20 (IANSlife) The early winter air ran crisp in Nainital, and as India-born American author Stephen Alter sat facing the vast mountainscape, he fronted an audience, and a question on what made him fall in love with the Himalayas. "I didn't have much choice, because it is home," was his answer.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Unshackling coal sector: Commercial mining bid documents post Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After more than five-year wait, the government may finally throw open the doors of the regulated coal sector for commercial mining by the private sector Indian and overseas miners post Diwali.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak will achieve all FATF targets in time: Qureshi
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistan incumbent government would achieve all targets of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and get the country out of the anti-money laundering bodys grey list, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Brexit vote, earnings to guide markets ahead (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian markets may react to British Parliament's vote to delay a decision on Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal next week.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Bengaluru ecosystem makes Karnataka most innovative state
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) As India's tech hub, Bengaluru's ecosystem has catapulted Karnataka as the most innovate state in the country by the think-tank Niti Aayog, experts said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Goa stray cattle turning non-vegetarian: BJP Minister
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Fractional ownership model can help boost sluggish realty market
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) With sluggishness creeping into the real estate market due to the ongoing economic slowdown, a Canada-based group has come up with a unique real estate investment model, which allows investors to purchase fractional ownership in multiple homes, instead of one, which according to the promoters not only significantly divides the risk factor, but also assures more bang for the buck.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
Suspended UP headmaster reinstated with a warning
Pilibhit, Oct 20 (IANS) Furqan Ali, the headmaster of a government primary school in Pilibhit, who was suspended last week for making children sing Iqbal's famous 'Lab pe aati hai dua banke tamanna meri', has been reinstated and transferred to another school.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
In Hollywood, villain is the new star
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) "Why does it feel so good, so good to be bad?" This is not only a line from David Guetta's famous song, but an emotion that is being explored in Hollywood.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
DoT to discuss relief to telcos with DFS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to discuss with the Department of Financial Services (DFS) an industry proposal for a two-year moratorium on payment of spectrum auction dues.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Good bahus, betis go bad for telly ratings
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) They cried buckets as the good daughters/ daughters-in-law on K-soaps. Now they are out to make others cry by turning bad on screen.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Recreated whiffs mark the new sound of music
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Just a few days ago, dancer-actress Nora Fatehi thanked her fans for giving "so much pyar" to her latest song "Ek toh kum zindagani", which is a recreated version of the hit track "Pyar do pyar lo" from the 1986 film "Jaanbaaz". As music lovers are showering love on recreations by adding on to their views and likes on social media, music labels, composers and singers are happily joining forces to offer more and more old hits with new packaging.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National