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TN Police crack down on vehicles with fake stickers of press, advocates
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Chennai Police are continuing to crack down on vehicles, including high-end cars that are bearing fake stickers of press, lawyers, and human rights bodies. In certain cases, the stickers of doctors were also falsely used.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Faye D'Souza returns to 'One Mic Stand 2' on 'popular demand'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Laughter connects people on a subconscious level, it's what brings them together irrespective of where they come from and what they do. And that's what forms the essence of Amazon Prime's 'One Mic Stand'. The show brings people from varying backgrounds under one roof and subjects them to a live audience to test their comedy skills.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
UK partners with India for climate change adaptation at COP26
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Climate change adaptation and loss and damage, associated with the adverse effects of climate change, are among the priority thematic areas of work that the host UK planned in partnership with India when world leaders gather this month in Scotland's largest city Glasgow for upcoming COP26 -- the 2021 edition of the UN Annual Climate Change Conference.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'N.Korea's SLBM in early development stage, likely can be intercepted'
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) North Korea's recently tested submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) appears to be in an early stage of development and can be intercepted, South Korea's Defence Minister Suh Wook said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
12 Goa beaches impacted by tarball invasion last month
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 12 beaches in Goa were damaged by oily, carcinogenic tarballs last month, while 33 others have been afflicted by the menace since 2015, according to the coastal state's government.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National
Let's give govt credit: Tharoor on 100 cr vaccination
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After India on Thursday achieved a major milestone of 100 crore vaccination, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that the credit should be given to the government and this is a matter of pride for the entire country.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Cherian Phillip is welcome to return home, says top Cong leader
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Estranged former top Congress leader Cherian Phillip, who has openly criticised Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan- his biggest supporter since he left the Congress and became a fellow traveller of the CPI-M in 2001- on Thursday got the first green signal that he is welcome to return to the grand-old party.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Dubai investment in Kashmir leaves Pakistan baffled
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) While the Manoj Sinha administration has scaled up the security grid across the Kashmir Valley to pin down the militants, it has also ordered immediate measures for moving the workers to safer places. Along with these local procedures of immediate nature, the government has loudly conveyed that it is not going to be cowed down under any circumstances, The Dispatch reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,International
No respite for Aryan Khan, Bombay HC to hear his bail plea on Oct 26 (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Thursday posted to October 26 the hearing of the bail application of Aryan Khan, arrested in a drugs case by the Narcotics Control Bureau, and declined bail by a Special NDPS Court.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tributes paid to bravehearts on Police Commemoration Day
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Thursday paid tributes to bravehearts at National Police Memorial (NPM) here on Police Commemoration Day 2021.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Shahid Kapoor to star in 'full-blown' actioner titled 'Bull'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor will be starring in the upcoming high-octane actioner titled 'Bull'. The film marks the directorial debut of Aditya Nimbalkar, who has worked extensively with filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Polish Health Minister reports Covid 'explosion'
Warsaw, Oct 21 (IANS) Poland has seen an "explosion" of the Covid-19 pandemic over the past two days, and the government will have to take "drastic measures" if the trend continues, Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said at a press conference here.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Poland,Politics
Abhishek Vichare's 'The Girl Who Got Labelled' becomes bestseller amid global pandemic
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Abhishek Vichare's Best Selling novel of 2020, 'The Girl Who Got Labelled', makes record-breaking sales even during a global crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Manchester United owners pick bid documents for IPL franchise
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) is attracting attention of foreign investors as it gets ready to add two new franchises in the upcoming season.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan's bail plea on Oct 26
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Thursday posted to October 26 the hearing of the bail application of Aryan Khan, arrested in a drugs case by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kashmir: A battle that has been laid off for far too long
On October 22, 1947 Pakistan attacked the State of Jammu and Kashmir. It was the beginning of a conflict that would leave thousands dead and maimed and scar the lives of millions. It was also the start of a feud between India and Pakistan that continues to this day.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Musk's Boring Company gets nod to expand Loop under Las Vegas Strip
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Elon Musk's Boring Company has received the initial approval from officials to build a network of vehicle tunnels underneath Las Vegas.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Northeast monsoon expected to hit TN on Oct 26
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The northeast monsoon is expected to hit Tamil Nadu on October 26 as northeasterly winds are likely to set at the lower tropospheric levels over the Bay of Bengal on that day.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
4 people killed in Pak explosion
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Four people were killed in an explosion targeting law enforcement officials in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a senior police official said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Serbia mandates evening Covid certificates
Belgrade, Oct 21 (IANS) From Saturday onwards, Serbia will make a valid Covid-19 certificate mandatory for access to bars and restaurants in the evenings, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic announced following a crisis meeting of the country's pandemic task force.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Politics
California variant of Covid now in Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan health authorities have announced that another variant of the deadly Covid virus had managed to reach Pakistan, Dawn reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine
Bihar Divisional Commissioner engages in altercation with ex-Minister's daughter
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) In a suspected case of road rage, the Divisional Commissioner of Bihar's Saran district allegedly, engaged in an altercation with the daughter of former Cabinet Minister Veena Shahi in Patna's Shivpuri area.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India logs 18,454 new Covid cases, recovery rate maintained at 98.15%
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India reported 18,454 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday, and 160 deaths in the last 24 hours, even as the recovery rate continues to be 98.15 per cent as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Israeli medical residents, interns to return to work as shifts dispute resolved
Tel Aviv, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 2,600 Israeli medical residents and interns will return to work after a dispute over the 26-hour shifts was resolved, Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz and the Medical Residents Organization of Israel (Mirsham) said in a joint statement.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Ad revenue in Indian short video-app market logs 3x growth
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) After the ban on TikTok and other Chinese short-video making apps, the advertisement revenue from Indian short-form space has been growing at a rapid pace and has tripled in just six months, new data showed on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Alapan Bandyopadhyay moves CAT challenging probe against him
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) In a significant development, former West Bengal chief secretary and presently chief advisor to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Alapan Bandyopadhyay moved CAT (Central Administrative Tribunal) against the Centre's decision to initiate a probe against him.
2021-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Woman found dead in Noida flat
Noida, Oct 21 (IANS) A woman was allegedly murdered by her distant relative in Noida, an official said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India smartphone market falls 5% in Q3, Xiaomi maintains lead: Report
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As smartphone vendors struggled with supply issues for low-end mobile handsets, the shipments in India fell 5 per cent (on-year) in the third quarter (Q3) this year, a new report showed on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Ethiopian govt confirms targeted air strikes in Tigray
Addis Ababa, Oct 21 (IANS) The Ethiopian federal government has confirmed targeted air strikes in the country's conflict-hit Tigray region.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Pique turns striker to keep Barca's Champions League hopes alive
Barcelona, Oct 21 (IANS) Barcelona clinched their first points of the 2021 Champions League campaign with victory against Dynamo Kiev.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India achieves major milestone of 'one billion' vaccinations
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Thursday achieved the major milestone of 100 crore vaccination-mark, nine months after the nationwide inoculation programme was started to protect the people against Covid-19.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Minor boy arrested in homemaker's murder case in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Karnataka police have cracked the brutal murder case of a 28-year homemaker in Bengaluru's Yarabnagar locality and arrested a minor boy in connection, police sources said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tesla earns $1.62 bn in Q3 as car sales surged
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite the ongoing chip shortage, electric vehicle company Tesla reported a net income of $1.62 billion in the third quarter of 2021, which is five times more than it did this time last year.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cong to start campaign against price rise on Nehru's birthday
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid price rise of essential commodities and petroleum products, the Congress has decided to start its mass jan jagran campaign from November 14, the birth anniversary of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, which will continue till November 29.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bitcoin may touch $100,000 per coin by 2021 end: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite uncertainties and high volatility surrounding it, Bitcoin has crossed $65,000 per coin for the first time and according to industry experts, the most sought-after cryptocurrency may touch the $100,000 mark by the end of this year.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Vax mandate to be imposed in Canadian Parliament precinct
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) Staring from November 22, people aged 12 and above entering Canada's House of Commons precinct will have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, according to authorities.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Champions League: Ronaldo saves Man United; big wins for Chelsea, Bayern
Manchester, Oct 21 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo capped a rousing comeback as Manchester United edged Atalanta 3-2 in an end-to-end thriller at Old Trafford while holders Chelsea cruised past Malmö while Bayern Munich put in an impressive late cameo against Benfica on another night of Champions League action in Europe.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
AirPods shipment to reach 85mn units next year: Report
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Apple AirPods shipment is expected to reach 85 million units globally in 2022, which is a 3.7 per cent year-on-year increase.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Puducherry coach booked for sexually harassing girl cricketer
Puducherry, Oct 21 (IANS) A senior cricket player cum coach of Puducherry, Thamaraikannan was booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act and the Mettupalayam police have started investigation into the case.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
Smuggler hiding gold in mouth detained at Bengaluru airport
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Customs officers at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) in Bengaluru have detained a 42-year-old gold smuggler, who was trying to hide the yellow metal in his mouth, sources in the airport told on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Quentin Tarantino hints that he could direct 'Kill Bill 3'
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Quentin Tarantino said that he has "no idea" what his next project will be but hinted that he could make another 'Kill Bill' movie.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian short video-app market logs 3x growth after TikTok ban
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) After the ban on TikTok and other Chinese short-video making apps, the advertisement revenue from Indian short-form space has been growing at a rapid pace and tripled in just six months, new data showed on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Romania's new cabinet fails confidence vote in Parliament
Bucharest, Oct 21 (IANS) Romania's Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos has failed to secure majority support in Parliament for his new cabinet proposal.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Romania,Politics
FIR against Bajrang Dal leader, 100 pro-Hindu activists for abusing cops in K'taka
Hubballi (Karnataka), Oct 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have filed FIR against Bajrang Dal leader and 100 activists of Hindu outfits for allegedly abusing an IPS officer on duty while staging protest against religious conversions in Hubballi, police sources said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fuel rates hiked again, diesel rises by highest margin
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices on Thursday rallied to their highest-ever levels across the country, as fuel rates were hiked again for a second consecutive day by the highest margin so far this year of upto 45 paise a litre.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Priest's son shot dead by 'friends' in UP
Muzaffarnagar (UP), Oct 21 (IANS) The 20-year-old son of a local temple priest, was allegedly shot dead by three of his 'friends'.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lebanon faces multiple challenges in unlocking IMF aid
Beirut, Oct 21 (IANS) Lebanon has multiple challenges to meet before unlocking aid by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), experts have said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Amazon to now tell 3rd-party sellers which products will be popular
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) After facing criticism for allegedly copying popular products and manipulating search results to boost its own brands, especially in India, Amazon has now announced a new tool that will help third-party sellers with detailed insights into what customers are searching for, clicking on, and buying, as well as sales history, pricing trends and more.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Priyanka promises smartphones, scooty to girls in UP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress General Secretary and in-charge of the Uttar Pradesh unit, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has announced to give smartphones and electronic scooty to girls if the party comes to power in the state.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UN official urges using aid to leverage women's rights in Afghanistan
United Nations, Oct 21 (IANS) A UN official has urged the international community to use aid as leverage to promote women's rights in Afghanistan, which have further deteriorated following the fall of the country to the Taliban in August.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
TN to organise mega vaccine camp on Saturday for second dose
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department will organise sixth mega Covid vaccination drive for the second jab on October 23, Saturday. This, after the poor percentage of the second dose, as the state has till Wednesday administered second dose only to 26 per cent of its population and is lagging behind other South Indian states like Kerala (33 per cent), Karnataka (33 per cent), Andhra Pradesh (36 per cent) and Telangana (28 per cent). It is also behind the national average which is at 29 per cent.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Ahead of HC bail plea, SRK meets Aryan in Arthur Road Jail
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday morning went to meet his son Aryan, currently lodged in a barrack with other criminals at the Arthur Road Central Jail (ARCJ) , after his detention and arrest by the NCB in a drugs case.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tahir Raj Bhasin: Working non-stop has never been a problem
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who has a slew of projects lined up for release such as 'Looop Lapeta', 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein' and '83', has no problem with working non stop as he calls it a blessing for an artiste.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Setback for Australia as Georgia Wareham ruptures ACL
Hobart, Oct 21 (IANS) The Australia women's cricket team suffered a big blow ahead of the upcoming Ashes series against England and next year's ODI World Cup with star spinner Georgia Wareham rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during a Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) match here.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Indices open in green as value buying, global cues buoy sentiments
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Value buying along with positive Asian markets and healthy quarterly results buoyed India's key equity indices during early-morning trade session on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
S.Korea prepares to launch 1st homegrown space launch vehicle
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) South Korea was on Thursday preparing to launch its first homegrown space launch vehicle in the latest attempt to foster its space program and join the elite global space club.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
'US remains consistently open to dialogue with N.Korea'
Seoul/Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The US remains open to dialogue with North Korea, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a briefing.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
'My Summer In Seoul': K-Pop-set novel to get TV adaptation
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) Author Rachel Van Dyken's forthcoming romance novel set in the competitive world of K-Pop 'My Summer in Seoul' will be adapted as a television series.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
Emily Blunt in talks to join Nolan's 'Oppenheimer'
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Emily Blunt is reportedly in talks to join filmmaker Christopher Nolans's upcoming film 'Oppenheimer'.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Gujarat businessman under UP ATS scanner
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) A Gujarat-based businessman has come under Uttar Pradesh ATS scanner in connection with the funding of the illegal religious conversion racket, allegedly run by Islamic Dawah Centre chief Umar Gautam.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tension after clashes between two groups in UP district
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Sansika village in Farrukhabad district after two persons were injured in a scuffle between two groups during the Dhamma Yatra, police said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Galaxy Watch4 series gets its first software update
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has started rolling out the first big software update to the Galaxy Watch4 series with some new features on board.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
First anti-stalking law takes effect in S.Korea
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) A first-ever anti-stalking law took effect in South Korea on Thursday, enabling the punishment of perpetrators with up to three years in prison.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Clear weather for Delhi-NCR, minimum temperature may dip to 19 degree C
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi-NCR woke up to a clear Thursday morning with the maximum temperature being pegged at 32 degrees Celsius and minimum at 19 degrees celsius for the day, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Australia hits 70% Covid vaccination target
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia's Covid-19 vaccine rollout has hit a major milestone, with 70 per cent of the adult population fully inoculated against the virus, Minister of Health Greg Hunt said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh need to beat PNG with an eye on run rate
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 21 (IANS) Having lost to Scotland in their opening match, Bangladesh's hopes of making it to the Super 12 round depend on putting together a comprehensive show against Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the Oman Cricket Academy Ground on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ruby Rose claims misconduct on 'Batwoman' led to exit
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Former 'Batwoman' star Ruby Rose aired several allegations of wrongdoing on the set of the show, which they say led to their exit in May 2020.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Gal Gadot 'happy' to have Catwoman Zoe Kravitz as female 'comrade'
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot has given a thumbs up to actor Robert Pattinson as the new Batman and ZoA Kravitz as Catwoman.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UP: Man ends life over wife's proximity to woman boss
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) A man ended his life by suicide following a dispute over his wife's proximity with her employer -- a woman social worker who runs an NGO in the state capital.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
White-nose syndrome can decimate little brown bats: Studies
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Two recent scientific studies under a project led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have revealed new insights on where and when bats hibernate across their range, and subsequently predict continued extreme levels of mortality from white-nose syndrome.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Restaurant blast in China kills 1, injures 33
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) One person was killed and 33 others were injured in an explosion on Thursday at a restaurant in Shenyang, capital of China's Liaoning province, according to authorities.
2021-10-21
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New UP medical colleges named after sages
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The new medical colleges being opened in Uttar Pradesh will be named after saints and sages.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Promoting Hasaranga was a plan, says Sri Lanka skipper Shanaka after Ireland win
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) With his top-order batsmen failing to fire in their ICC T20 World Cup match Ireland, Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka had to do something drastic as the islanders had slumped to a disastrous 8 for 3 and were looking like they may struggle to put even 100 on the board.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Greater NOIDA to become hub of multi-modal logistics
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The region of Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddha Nagar is all set to become a hub of world-class multi-modal logistics.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Madonna has 'almost finished' writing biopic screenplay
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Queen of pop Madonna shared the update with a series of selfies and one picture showed her reading a draft of her script for her upcoming biopic, which she has "almost finished" writing.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
WH unveils plan to roll out Covid vax for kids aged 5-11
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The White House has unveiled a plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children aged from five to 11, pending the jab's approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UP youth held in gun-running racket
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) A 23-year-old youth has been arrested by UP ATS from Babupurwa in Kanpur on charges of a gun-running racket.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
First blood mismatch kidney transplant in UP's RMLIMS
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) in Lucknow has successfully performed its first ABO incompatible (mismatched blood group) kidney transplant, becoming the second medical education institute in the state capital, after SGPGIMS, to perform such a procedure.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Putin backs plan for paid leaves to curb Covid spread
Moscow, Oct 21 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he supports a proposal to introduce paid non-working days across the country from October 30 to November 7 in an effort to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
US growth slows amid supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, Delta surge
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US economic growth slowed from mid-August through September, constrained by supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, and a Delta variant-fuelled Covid resurgence, according to a Federal Reserve survey.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Guterres urges public development banks to 'green the balance sheet'
United Nations, Oct 21 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged public development banks to do more to "green the balance sheet".
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Android app support rolls out to Windows 11 Insiders
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Microsoft has announced the first preview of Android apps on Windows 11. Testers with Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm processors will all be able to try out Android apps on Windows 11.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 241.9 mn
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 241.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.92 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.69 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Southwest monsoon likely to withdraw on Oct 26: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The southwest monsoon is likely to withdraw on October 26, the same day when the northeast monsoon is likely to commence over southeast peninsular India, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Heatwaves, extreme droughts in 2020 had worst impact on heath: Lancet
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In 2020, adults over 65 were hit by 3.1 billion more days of heatwave exposure than in the 1986-2005 baseline average and the senior citizens from China, India, the US, Japan, and Indonesia were the most affected, a latest report from the Lancet said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
N.Korea says its SLBM test-launch not targeting US
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) North Korea said on Thursday that its recent test-firing of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) was not targeted toward the US, adding there is no need for Washington to "worry" over it.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
963 sites found violating dust control norms: CAQM
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 963 construction and demolition (C&D) sites in NCR and adjoining areas were found to be non-compliant with various waste management rules and dust mitigation measures stipulated by the Environment Ministry and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Priyanka meets family of Dalit man who died in police custody
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met the family of the man who died in police custody and promised them all help in their fight for justice.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'Cops who clicked selfies with Priyanka will face action'
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Lucknow Police Commissioner D.K. Thakur has said that the women constables who posed for selfies with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, when she was stopped from proceeding towards Agra on Wednesday evening, will face action.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bengaluru Design District to come up on 150 acre land: K'taka minister
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Investors from Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) countries have evinced keen interest to set up a world class 'Design District' on the Bengaluru city outskirts besides coming here with various investment proposals, said C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Karnataka's Minister of IT, BT and ST.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
US approves new booster of Covid vaccines, 'mix and match' dose
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised Covid-19 booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and approved "mix and match" booster dose for currently available approved Covid-19 vaccines.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Germany to strengthen cooperation with Poland against illegal migration'
Berlin, Oct 21 (IANS) In order to prevent rising illegal immigration, the cooperation between Poland and Germany on the border of the two countries should be strengthened and joint patrols should be carried out, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Germany,Politics
UK records nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Another 49,139 people in the UK have tested positive for Covid-19, marking the largest daily rise since lockdown rules ended in the country three months ago, according to official figures released Wednesday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Three arrested for raising pro-Pakistan slogans during procession in Noida
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Three persons were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raising 'pro-Pakistan' slogans during a religious procession taken out in Noida.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Women outnumber men in bypolls to 3 Meghalaya Assembly seats
Shillong, Oct 21 (IANS) Known as a matrilineal society, women voters in Meghalaya outnumber their male counterparts in the October 30 by-elections to three Assembly seats in the state.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
TDP leader arrested for abuses against Andhra CM
Vijayawada, Oct 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police on Wednesday night arrested Telugu Desam Party (TDP) spokesman K. Pattabhi Ram for allegedly using abusive words against Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
AIADMK filed police case against Sasikala for misusing party flag: Palaniswami
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said that the party has filed a police case against former interim General Secretary V.K. Sasikala for misusing the party flag.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Science in mother language to every district: SCoPE's plan ahead
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Apart from science clubs, popular science books, science through newspapers and science outreach through social media for science popularisation, Vigyan Prasar now plans to reach every district with field level activities.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Now, Mukesh Sahani takes on Tejashwi over 'fishing' episode
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) The "fishing" episode of RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav continue to stay in the headlines ahead of the October 30 bypolls to Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur Assembly seats with members of the ruling dispensation slamming him for his "hypocrisy".
2021-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: I'm just happy to be able to contribute to the team today, says Wiese
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Namibia all-rounder David Wiese said he was happy to contribute to his side's come-from-behind win over the Netherlands at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Wednesday. He added that he wanted to prove his worth and have a good impression in his first tournament with Namibia.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Govt to release song to celebrate 100cr vaccination mark
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As India is set to achieve the target of 100 crore vaccination dose, the Health Ministry has planned several events to mark the occasion. The milestone is expected to be achieved on Thursday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi Police rescue three mionrs abducted in separate incidents
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Police have rescued three minors who were kidnapped by miscreants in three separate incidents, an official said here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Couple, 8-year-old son killed in Karnataka accident
Vijayapura, (Karnataka), Oct 20 (IANS) Four people, including a couple and their son, were killed in a road accident in Karnataka's Vijayapura district on Wednesday, police said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jitendra Singh reviews progress of special drive to dispose pendency
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievancess, and Pensions Dr Jitendra Singh on Wednesday reviewed the progress of a special campaign launched on October 2 for disposal of pendency in nine Ministries and Departments under his charge.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2% mitigation cost for infra projects in protected areas done away with
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) More than a month after imposing 2 per cent mitigation cost for infrastructure projects passing though national parks, sanctuaries, tiger reserves etc., the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has decided to completely do away with any such cost.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
2 youths held for defacing govt hoarding in Assamese
Silchar (Assam), Oct 20 (IANS) Two youths were arrested in Cachar district in Bengali-dominated southern Assam for allegedly defacing a government hoarding in Assamese, police said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Two proclaimed offenders held in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Police has arrested two proclaimed offenders in two separate incidents, an official said on Wednesday, adding one of the individuals has been involved in 141 criminal cases.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Hasaranga, Nissanka and bowlers secure dominant win for Sri Lanka
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) A wonderful counter-attack by Wanindu Hasaranga (71 off 47 balls) and Pethum Nissanka (61 off 47 balls) followed by a clinical bowling performance propelled Sri Lanka to secure a dominant 70-run win over Ireland in in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
ISA can enable energy access to 800 mn people worldwide: India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Stating that solving the problem of energy access is very important, India on Wednesday said that the International Solar Alliance (ISA) can enable energy access for 800 million people, who lack energy access, worldwide.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
IIT Guwahati to start course to produce data scientists
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) The IIT Guwahati would launch a Bachelor's course in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to open up several career options like data engineering, data analytics, data architecture, among others, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Education,Technology
Granting quota in promotion to SCs/STs won't hamper efficiency: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central government has told the Supreme Court that granting reservation in promotion to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe employees would not adversely affect the efficiency of the administration.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Connaught Place should be no-hawking zone: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the lackadaisical attitude of Delhi Police and the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) in removing illegal encroachments by street vendors in Connaught Place, the Delhi High Court has sought status reports about the steps they have taken in the issue.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goa Police lathi-charge Youth Congress workers protesting poker tourney
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The police in Goa lathi-charged Youth Congress workers staging a 'mashal yatra' to protest against an ongoing poker tournament, which is being held at an offshore casino in the coastal state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Chandrababu urges President, PM to impose President's rule in Andhra
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday wrote to President, Prime Minister and Union Home Minister seeking President's rule in the state citing what he called breakdown of constitutional machinery in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rajasthan to hold investors' summit on January 24-25
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) The 'Invest Rajasthan-2022' summit will be held on January 24-25 next year at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
Karnataka swimmer Ridhima sets pool ablaze; breaks 7-year record of Olympian Maana Patel
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka's Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with a sensational swim in the 100m backstroke for group II girls to add another gold medal to the hosts' kitty and her time of 1:04.87 also broke the national record of 1:05.30 seconds created in 2014 by Olympian Maana Patel of Gujarat on day two of the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Insurance scheme for health care workers extended for 180 days
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central government on Wednesday extended the 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for Health Care Workers Fighting Covid-19' for a period of further 180 days. The current period of the insurance policy is ending on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Denmark Open 2021: Saina bows out, Lakshya advances to next round
Odense, Oct 20 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Denmark Open 2021 after losing to Aya Ohori of Japan in the opening round of the women's singles event, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Thrashed by teacher, Class 7 student dies in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) A seventh standard student died after allegedly being thrashed by a private school teacher at Kolasar village in Rajasthan's Churu district on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four held for allegedly raping minor Dalit girl in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Four youths, including the victim's boyfriend, were taken into custody for an allegedly raping a 17-year-old Dalit girl in Kerala's Kozhikode, police said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Teacher arrested in Dhaka for spreading hatred on social media
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the elite anti-crime and anti-terrorism unit of the Bangladesh Police, has arrested Ruma Sarkar, an assistant professor at the Begum Badrunnesa Government Girls' College in Dhaka, on charges of spreading a provocative and false video on Facebook.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Inclusive govt essential to sustainable peace in Afghanistan'
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Forming an inclusive government that reflects the interests of all ethnic groups and political forces is necessary to achieve a sustainable peace in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Politics
Chandrababu's son Nara Lokesh booked for 'attempt to murder'
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police on Wednesday lodged an attempt to murder case against Telugu Desam Party (TDP) General Secretary Nara Lokesh and four other TDP leaders.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taliban behead a member of Afghan women's volleyball team
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Mahjubin Hakimi, a member of the Afghan women's national volleyball team who played in the youth age group, was beheaded by the Taliban in Kabul.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Win against Itsuki Hirata can put an Indian woman on global MMA stage: Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Ritu Phogat on Wednesday said that win against Japanese judoka - Itsuki Hirata at the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix semi-finals is important because it can place an Indian woman on the global MMA stage.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Weather condition worsens in North Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Incessant rains followed by landslides leading to closure of several roads and the toy train in Darjeeling have left many tourists who went to the region during Durga Puja vacation stranded.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Lockdown impact was more severe in urban areas during 1st Covid wave'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) During the first wave of the pandemic, the impact of the lockdown was more severe in urban than in rural areas, said a Unicef study here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Vodafone Idea lost subscribers in August; Jio, Airtel gained: TRAI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Telecom operator Vodafone Idea lost over 8.33 lakh subscribers on a sequential basis in August, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) data showed on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
YSR's daughter Sharmila launches padyatra in Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) YSR Telangana Party (YSRTP) leader Y.S. Sharmila on Wednesday launched her 'padyatra' to end what she called "misrule" of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and to bring back welfare rule of her late father and former (undivided) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India issues revised travel advisory, negative RT-PCR Report must
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India on Wednesday issued a revised travel advisory for international visitors, making a negative RT-PCR test report must for all.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Rolls-Royce keen to partner with Indian Navy for its 'Fleet of the Future'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As part of the UKs upcoming Carrier Strike Group tour, Rolls-Royce is all set to showcase to Indian Navy customers its capabilities to design, build and deliver customised power and propulsion solutions for Indias naval modernisation requirements.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Kerala sees Covid cases rise again, tally goes up to 11,150
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala on Wednesday recorded a rise in new Covid cases, at 11,150, after 94,151 samples were tested in the past 24 hours and the test positivity rate also went up to touch 11.84 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Hasaranga, Nissanka put Sri Lanka on top after Ireland's triple strikes
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Wanindu Hasaranga (71 off 47 balls) and Pethum Nissanka (61 off 47 balls) staged a wonderful counter-attack to take Sri Lanka to 171/7 in 20 overs against Ireland in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Annual pollution concentration in Delhi needs to be reduced by 58%: CSE
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Annual concentration of pollution in Delhi still needs to be reduced by 58 per cent to meet the cleanliness standard, Anumita Roychowdhury, Executive Director (Research and Advocacy) at the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Raj-Maha drug racket busted, woman held with heroin in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Busting a major drug racket between Rajasthan and Maharashtra, the Mumbai Police's Anti-Narcotics Cell has arrested a woman with 7.20 kg heroin, valued at over Rs 21.6 crore in the international markets, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala announce new awards on line of Padma awards
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that the state will institute awards on the lines of the Padma awards.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Hockey India Sr Women Nationals: 28 teams to compete for trophy
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A total of 28 teams will fight it out to lift the trophy at the 11th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2021, which starts from Thursday in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Women killed in third leopard attack in MP's Seoni since Sep
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) A 50-year-old woman was mauled to death by a leopard in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district, a forest official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
US doctors perform first-ever pig kidney transplant in human patient
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) In a first, doctors at NYU Langone Health in New York temporarily transplanted a pig's kidney onto a human, a 'significant step' toward animal-to-human organ transplants, the media reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Goa completes 72% coverage of second Covid jab: CM
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Goa has completed nearly 72 per cent coverage of the second Covid vaccination dose, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Forest Essentials marks its first international launch in the UK
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) One of Indi's leading luxurious Ayurveda skincare brands, Forest Essentials, announces its international foray with the London based Lookfantastic.com, Euroe's premium online beauty retailer. The partnership enables the brand to take significant strides towards its expansion globally starting with the launch in the United Kingdom.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Demonetisation shock: Visually impaired person learns life savings worthless
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinnakannu, a visually challenged destitute survives on alms from the people of Chinnagoundanar village in Pavakkai panchayat of Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Toll free UPSC helpline number for reserved categories candidates
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With an aim to assist the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD), the Union Public Service Commission on Wednesday opened a toll free helpline number.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SC agrees to examine if outgoing CBI chief can be given extension
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine a plea seeking extension of the CBI Director's tenure in emergency situations, in the absence of finalisation of the name of the successor, rather than appointing an interim Director.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Portal to monitor activities of Bengal panchayat department
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) To iron out corruption at the village level, the state panchayat department has decided to develop an online system where all the projects at the village level will be uploaded giving an access to departmental authorities so that they can have an idea about the developments going on at the village level.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
PM interacts with CEOs, experts of global oil and gas sector
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with CEOs and experts of global oil and gas sector.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Trouble between Malayalam actor Alencier and director Venu blows over
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) The much-reported trouble between Malayalam actor Alencier Ley Lopez and multi-award-winning cinematographer and director Venu appears to have blown over, following an apology from the actor.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T20 World Cup: Wiese's fifty leads Namibia to first win of tournament (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) All-rounder David Wiese's unbeaten fifty (66 not out off 40 balls) led Namibia to a comprehensive six-wicket win over Netherlands in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
In soup over labour abuses in Africa, Beijing attacks US for funding anti-China stories (Opinion)
Engaged in a bitter slugfest with the US on economic, technological and strategic fronts, China is taking its fight with the US in the third country, especially Zimbabwe where the alleged expose by the African country's largest daily newspaper 'The Herald' is being used by Beijing to badger the US left, right and centre.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary
Energy prices must be predictable, dependable, stable: India tells oil producers
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India has told major oil producing nations, in no uncertain terms, that high prevailing oil prices were unsustainable and lowering of energy prices was the only option to speed up post-pandemic recovery.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC junks bail plea of ex-Amrapali director Shiv Priya
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday junked the bail plea, on medical grounds, of Amrapali Group's erstwhile Director Shiv Priya, who has been in jail for more than two years for cheating thousands of home buyers.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Cautious about Covid spread in Goa during IFFI by foreign delegates'
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The organisers of the country's biggest government-organised film festival, the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) are concerned about Covid-19 infections being spread in the state through foreign delegates.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
India look forward to be in top five medal winners in 2022 Int'l events: IOA
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Expecting a great show by national athletes, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta on Wednesday said that the country looks forward to be in the top five medal winning nations in the upcoming international events in 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Chashma' a new entrant in by-polls campaign in MP
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) With just a few days left for the by-polls in three assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh, leaders from both national political parties -- the BJP and the Congress -- are letting go of no opportunity to take a swipe at each other.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
SpiceJet to commence flight operations to Kushinagar from Nov 26
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) SpiceJet will commence flight operations to the just-inagurated Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh from November 26. The airport was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chandrababu Naidu to sit on 36-hour protest against attacks
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will sit on a 36-hour long protest from Thursday at party's central office at Mangalagiri, which was attacked on Tuesday allegedly by the supporters of the ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NDRF evacuates over 1,300 people in Uttarakhand, 17 teams deployed
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said on Wednesday that over 1,300 stranded people have been evacuated so far from Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital districts in Uttarakhand, and the force has distributed relief materials in the flood-affected areas of the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Terrorists involved in killing of migrant labourers gunned down
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists involved in the killing of two migrant workers were killed in an encounter between the terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
RBI imposes monetary penalties on two payment system operators
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has imposed monetary penalties on two payment system operators -- Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) and Western Union Financial Services Inc (WUFSI) -- as deficiencies were found in regulatory compliance.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Joint parliamentary panel on data protection bill meets under new Chairman
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the data protection bill met on Wednesday to deliberate on the legislation.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
'Dybbuk: The Curse is Real' is not for the weak-hearted
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Amazon Prime Video has released a riveting trailer of the highly anticipated horror thriller 'Dybbuk: The Curse is Real', starring Emraan Hashmi.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab Congress MLA assaults man for asking about constituency work
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In an apparent embarrassment for the ruling Congress in Punjab, its legislator Joginder Pal and his security men allegedly assaulted a youth who questioned him about the work done in the constituency in nearly five years.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Amid border dispute with China, Army makes integrated defence locations along LAC
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Army has made integrated defence locations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh as the Chinese People's Liberation Army has enhanced military exercises across it.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Delhi LG Anil Baijal transfers 7 IAS officers
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, on Wednesday transferred seven IAS officers. Accordingly, Swati Sharma has been given the additional charge of Health Secretary in Delhi government, while Education Director Udit Prakash Rai has been named the new CEO of Delhi Jal Board (DJB).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Samsung unveils special edition of Galaxy Z Flip3, Watch4, Buds2
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition along with the special editions of Galaxy Watch4 and the Galaxy Buds2 for global consumers.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Security agencies probing larger conspiracy in Kashmir killings including Pak role
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The security agencies probing the recent civilian killings in Kashmir have also been looking at the possible involvement of Pakistan's nefarious Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the sources in the intelligence grid said here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Advocate's murder: Bar Council asks UP lawyers to withdraw strike
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday directed the Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh to withdraw their strike in protest against the killing of an advocate inside the premises of the Shahjahanpur civil court on Monday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala floods: 42 dead, six still missing
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) The heavy rains which hit Kerala last week and the consequent floods have left 42 people dead and six people are missing, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Bengal by-polls: 80 companies of central forces to be deployed
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has decided to deploy 80 companies of central forces for the forthcoming by election in four assembly constituencies in West Bengal scheduled to be held on October 30.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: India thrash Australia by 9 wickets in warm-up game
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Team India produced a clinical performance with both bat and ball as they thrashed Australia by 9 wickets in their second warm-up game, ahead of the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Three held after woman stabbed 7 times in Delhi's Dwarka (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in connection with a murder case in which a woman was stabbed to death on Matiala Road in Delhi's Dwarka area, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US FCC hawk wants Chinese drone firm DJI on covered list for being 'Huawei on Wings'
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) US FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has warned that Chinese drone maker DJI "is collecting vast troves of sensitive data on Americans and US critical infrastructure, potentially operating as Huawei on wings".
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Politics
Delhi reports 25 new Covid cases; no death
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The national capital on Wednesday reported 25 new Covid-19 cases, taking the overall caseload to 14,39,466, the Delhi Health Department said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Assam seeks Rs 1,088 cr from Centre to repair damages caused by floods
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) The Assam government has demanded Rs 1,088.19 crore from the Centre for repair and restoration of various infrastructure damaged by the monsoon floods, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gold donations pour in for Telangana's Yadadri temple
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Gold donations continued to pour in for Telangana's Yadadri temple as infrastructure major Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd (MEIL) on Wednesday announced donation of six kg of gold.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
NASA selects telescope to study Milky Way evolution
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) NASA has selected a new space telescope proposal that will study the recent history of star birth, star death, and the formation of chemical elements in the Milky Way.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
T20 World Cup: Mommsen reckons powerplay will be the key for Scotland against Oman
Al Amerat, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Scotland captain Preston Mommsen reckons that powerplay will be the key for Scotland ahead of their final match in Round 1 against Oman in the ICC men's T20 World Cup. In the Group A standings, Scotland sit on top of the table with four points and need to win against Oman on Thursday to confirm their progress to the Super 12 stage of the tournament.
2021-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Court raps employees for non-compliance of order citing 'staff shortage'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A court here has pulled up its staff for non-compliance of a previous court order citing 'staff shortage', terming the explanation of the staffers as 'unacceptable.'
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Iran urges UN action against Israeli threats to n-programme
Tehran, Oct 20 (IANS) Iranian Ambassador to the UN Majid Takht Ravanchi has called for an action by the UN Security Council (UNSC) to tackle rising Israeli threats to Tehran's nuclear programme.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
'Bottleneck affecting investigation': CBI to SC on states withdrawing consent for probe
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The CBI has told the Supreme Court that various state governments' decision to withdraw general consent for a CBI probe is proving detrimental not only for the investigation, but also for prosecution of cases.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Russian fighters escort US bombers above Black Sea
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Russian fighter jets on Wednesday escorted two US strategic bombers over the neutral waters of the Black Sea, said the Russian Defence Ministry.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
T20 World Cup: Ireland win toss, elect to bowl first against Sri Lanka
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. Craig Young replaces Ben White in Ireland's playing eleven while Sri Lanka are unchanged from their seven-wicket win against Namibia on Monday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Imran targets Pak Army Chief Bajwa citing Madina Riyasat template
New Delhi, Oct 20: It has been two weeks but Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has yet to choose one out of the three names for the post of the chief of the Inter State Intelligence (ISI) which is the main reason for the faceoff between him and the army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Despite the claims by Khans ministers that "matter" is sorted out with Bajwa, Khan has been taking digs, which is highly unusual, at the military establishment from every possible public platform.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Power crisis: Govt looks to revise coal stocking norms for thermal plants
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In a bid to avert power crisis being triggered in the country due to fuel shortages in the months following monsoon rains, the government proposes revise the coal stocking norms for thermal power plants, based on regular shift stock limits, depending on the actual fuel requirement during a particular period.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amarinder's exit will not affect the party: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leaders on Wednesday said the exit of senior party leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh -- who announced forming a new party -- will not affect the prospects of the Congress.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
46 dead, 11 reported missing in U'khand flash floods, landslides
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As many as forty six persons have reportedly died and 11 are reported missing in the heavy rains leading to flash floods and landslides in several parts of Uttarakhand.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Wiese's fifty powers Namibia to 6-wicket win over Netherlands
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) David Wiese's unbeaten fifty (66 not out off 40 balls) powered Namibia to a six-wicket win over Netherlands in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
India doesn't need Covid booster dose immediately: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As India is set to reach the milestone of vaccinating 100 crore people, the country is currently focused on providing both the doses to all of its adult population and the need for a third or a booster dose does not appear to be an "immediate" one, health experts said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sri Lanka to amend laws to ban cattle slaughter
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has approved to amend the existing laws to ban cattle slaughter in the island nation in a bid to increase local agriculture and dairy production.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Muslim husband cannot escape maintenance, rules K'taka High Court
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) In a major decision, the Karnataka High Court has held that though marriage is a contract in Islam and not a sacrament, the husband cannot get away from his responsibilities of giving maintenance to his former wife.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
SL delegation of over 100 joins inaugural int'l flight to Kushinagar
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Inaugural flights to historically and religiously important town of Kushinagar in India's Uttar Pradesh state will be landed from Colombo carrying state and religious delegation from Sri Lanka, the Indian High Commission in Colombo stated.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Gujarat govt announces Rs 546 cr package for rain-hit farmers
Gandhinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced an over Rs 500 crore relief package for the farmers affected by heavy rain in the four districts of Saurashtra, who suffered crop loss. Compensation of Rs 13,000 per hectare would be paid to each of them for a maximum of two hectares. The government is also in the process of surveying other crop loss- affected areas of the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Tiger MDT 23 kept in kraal at Mysore Zoo rescue centre, health improving
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tiger MDT 23, which was captured after a 22-day search in the forests of Gudalur and Masinagudi in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district, was on Wednesday put in day kraal at Mysore Zoo rescue centre, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
India on the cusp of a virtuous cycle: Morgan Stanley
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) A virtuous cycle, supported by strong capex and productivity, is taking off in India, a Morgan Stanley research report said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sumedh Mudgalkar sheds divine light on playing 'Lord Vishnu'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Sumedh Mudgalkar, who is seen portraying 'Lord Vishnu' in 'Haathi Ghoda Paalki Jai Kanhaiya Laal Ki', shares about the challenges he faced while bringing the character on screen.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
A village in Odisha bans alcohol after incident of sexual harassment
Nuapada (Odisha), Oct 20 (IANS/ 101Reporters) In mid-September this year, a group of women from Dharambandha village ? situated in the Sadar block of Odisha's Nuapada district ? went for a bath in the village canal. Nearby, a shop was serving and selling liquor to some men. Soon, under the influence of alcohol, these men proceeded to molest the women. When the women protested, the drunkards started abusing them.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society
Russia's Pacific Fleet comes calling at Colombo Port as China influence wanes
New Delhi, Oct 20: The Russian Navy has sent one warship and two submarines, which are part of its Pacific Fleet, to Sri Lanka. These include vessels--Corvette Gremyashchiy and submarines B? 603 and B?274.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pawan Kalyan to wrap up film shoots to concentrate on politics
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Telugu 'Power Star' Pawan Kalyan, who is one of the most-loved actors from Tollywood is currently shooting for multiple movies. But the actor-turned-politician who is juggling between movies and politics seems to be keen on making his political party stronger and more efficient.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sukriti, Prakriti Kakkar light up iconic Times Square billboard!
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Singing sisters Sukriti Kakkar and Prakriti Kakkar have rendered absolute magic to many melodies turning them into dreamy affairs with their ethereal voices. And now, the twins have made it to the famed New York Times Square billboard. The appearance comes as a part of an initiative that supports equity for women in music on the global canvas.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Australia spinner Lyon suffers mild concussion in intra-squad match
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has suffered a mild concussion while fielding, leading to his withdrawal from an intra-squad match of his state team New South Wales (NSW) in Sydney on Tuesday, said Cricket NSW on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
'People of Afghanistan will confront economic, security challenges'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) US outgoing special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has warned that the end of the war is not the final chapter as the people of Afghanistan will confront economic and security challenges, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Simranjit, Pooja among top names as Women's National Boxing Championships to kick start in Hisar
Hisar, Oct 20 (IANS) 2018 World Championships bronze medallist Simranjit Kaur and reigning Asian champion Pooja Rani are among the top boxers to fight it out for the title as the 5th elite Women's National Boxing Championships will begin here on Thursday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi Police issues notice to Rajasthan CM's OSD
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) The Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has been issued a notice by the Delhi Police Crime Branch asking him to appear in Delhi in the infamous phone tapping case.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
High valuations, inflationary concerns subdue market (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) High valuations coupled with inflationary concerns and mixed global cues pulled India's key equity indices into the red on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Suriya-starrer 'Jai Bhim' theatrical trailer out on Oct 22
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Suriya Siva Kumar is all set to allure the audience with his upcoming courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim'. With an intense plot and engrossing narrative, the makers are all set to portray Suriya as advocate Chandru in the movie.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
B'desh receives new batch of China-aided Covid vaccines
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has received another batch of China-aided Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines to boost the Asian country's vaccination drive.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
Gauahar Khan on playing 'fake mother' in '14 Phere'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan who played 'Zubina' in the social comedy drama '14 Phere' opens up on playing diverse roles in the film.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana to form special cell to curb drug menace
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Telangana will have a special cell headed by an official of Director-General rank to curb the increasing drug menace in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab sets up SIT to probe Singhu border murder
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab's Director General of Police Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota, on the direction of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa, on Wednesday set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the allegations of sister of Lakhbir Singh, who was murdered by Nihang Sikhs on the Singhu border.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anshuman Jha training under 'Avengers' trainer Tsahi Shemesh
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anshuman Jha who is gearing up for his next action film 'Lakadbaggha' is training with Tsahi Shemesh. Tsahi has also trained the lead cast of the Marvel franchise 'Falcon and the Winter Soldier'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No bail for Aryan Khan, 2 others, to move Bombay HC on Thursday (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In a massive jolt to Aryan Khan, a special NDPS court in Mumbai on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the case related to the raid on a rave party aboard a cruise ship on October 2.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karan Kundrra gets a heartwarming note from his sister
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Karan Kundrra seems to be having the time of his life. The actor is currently on a roll as he has emerged as one of the most favourite contestants on 'Bigg Boss 15'. He has made his place in the hearts of the audience since his arrival in the 'Bigg Boss' house.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bengal govt earns record revenue from liquor sales during Durga Puja
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government earned a record revenue of Rs 550 crore from the sale of liquor during the recently concluded Durga Puja in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Potholes in Bengaluru: FIRs against officers for negligence
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) The Bengaluru traffic police are initiating proactive measures to ensure smooth flow of traffic and avoid accidents due to potholes in the city. These include filing FIRs against officers of civic agencies for negligence.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi to inaugurate Vishram Sadan at NCI in AIIMS' Jhajjar campus
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will virtually inaugurate the Infosys Foundation Vishram Sadan at National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the Jhajjar campus of AIIMS-Delhi, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Netflix now has 214 mn paid users globally
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After facing Covid-induced production delays last year, Netflix is seeing positive results as the world reopens. According to the streaming giant, it added 4.4 million paid users in the third quarter (Q3) to end it with 214 million paid memberships.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Golfer Pranavi takes one-shot lead over Amandeep in 11th leg of WPGT
Panchkula, Oct 20 (IANS) Pranavi Urs, who has tasted success twice as an amateur and then two more times as a professional on the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour, showed that she is fast recovering from the injury that set her back earlier on. She took the first-round lead in the 11th leg of the Hero WPGT at the Panchkula Golf Club with a card of 3-under 69 that gave her a one-shot lead over Amandeep Drall.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Priyanka Gandhi allowed to go to Agra
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has finally been granted permission to go to Agra after being detained for nearly two hours in Lucknow.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UK watchdog fines Facebook $70 mn over enforcement order breach
London/New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As Facebook gets prepared to rebrand itself for the 'Metaverse' future, the UK anti-trust regulator on Wednesday fined the social network nearly $70 million for deliberately withholding information related to ongoing antitrust probe of its acquisition of popular GIF search engine Giphy.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Harish Rawat meets Rahul Gandhi, wants to quit as Punjab Cong in-charge
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Wednesday met former Congress President Rahul Gandhi in a move to resign from the post of Punjab Congress in-charge.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India to see salary hike at 9.3% in 2022: Report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After a pandemic-induced lull, pay rises are making a comeback. With India projected a salary increase of 9.3 per cent next year, the country is set to be the highest payer in Asia Pacific, according to a report.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
These tournaments are a real source of motivation: Bala Devi on AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India women's football team striker Bala Devi believes that tournaments like the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 are real sources of motivation. She added that tournaments like this are a stepping stone for young players to progress in the game. The AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 will be played across Navi Mumbai, Mumbai and Pune from January 20 to February 6.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Indigenous knowledge from Guj farmer used for treating mastitis
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Utilising the indigenous knowledge system shared by a farmer from Gujarat, a poly-herbal and cost-effective medicine has been developed to treat mastitis, an infectious disease of dairy cattle.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PGIMER conducts 58 abstracts pertaining to Covid research
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Fifty-eight abstracts pertaining to research in Covid-19 were conducted in the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: O'Dowd's fifty takes Netherlands to 165 against Namibia
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Opener Max O'Dowd's second half-century of the tournament helped Netherlands post 164/4 against Namibia in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan, India need a cricketing bond: PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has emphasised the need for the revival of sporting ties between archrivals India and Pakistan, who have been fighting it out against each other at their borders and the sporting arena.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Samsung is our most important partner on Android: Pichai
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Acknowledging the role of South Korean tech giant Samsung in the recently launched Pixel 6 series, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that they are the company's most important partner on Android.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Get the festive glow
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Steeped in the gentle goodness of Kashmiri Saffron, over the years Kama Ayurveda's Kumkumadi formulations have come to be an irreplaceable part of skincare rituals among Ayurveda and wellness-enthusiasts across India.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Where are Indians travelling to this festive season?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Over the past year and a half, travellers have collectively missed milestones, moments together, including occasions and festive travel. With the upcoming festive holidays, lockdown restrictions gradually easing in different parts of the country and activities slowly beginning to normalize, travellers are looking forward to their next trip home to visit and celebrate with friends and family or taking some leisurely time off after being indoors for so long. Booking.com, the digital travel leader connecting travellers with the widest choice of unique places to stay, today shared key booking trends for India this festive season.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Custodial death of 'safai karmachari' in Agra leads to political row
Agra, Oct 20 (IANS) The custodial death of a safai karmachari (sanitation worker) from the Valmiki community, accused of robbing Rs 25 lakh from the 'Maal Khana' (strongroom) of the Jagdishpura police station in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh, has created a huge political controversy on Valmiki Jayanti on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Why Facebook aims to rebrand itself as Metaverse network
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name that focuses on the metaverse -- a term that many of us have little idea about.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UK, Israel seeing rise in Delta plus Covid variant
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The UK and Israel are witnessing a surge in Covid-19 infections due to a new descendant of the Delta variant AY.4.2, also called the "Delta Plus" variant.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Nature of allegations very serious': SC junks bail plea by alleged ISIS sympathiser
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday junked a bail plea by a man, arrested for allegedly collecting funds and recruiting people for international terror organisation ISIS.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Simbhu's high-paced Mumbai shoot schedule for 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu'
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil actor Silambarasan, also known as 'Simbhu', is in form, as he shoots for his upcoming movie in Mumbai as the third shoot schedule of the most-anticipated movie 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu' has begun.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Former German troops arrested over alleged terror plot
Berlin, Oct 20 (IANS) Two former German soldiers have been arrested on suspicion of trying to form a terrorist mercenary force to fight in Yemen's civil war, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Madhuri Dixit shares quirky dance reel that many women will relate with
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Madhuri Dixit Nene is easily India's one of the biggest and most loved actresses. Be it the iconic track 'Ek Do Teen' from 'Tezaab' where she revolutionised dance in Bollywood or her work in films like 'Anjaam', 'Koyla', 'Dil To Pagal Hai' and 'Pukar', the actress has always enthralled the audience and has enjoyed their undivided attention.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Putin not to attend COP26 climate summit
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the COP26 climate summit at Glasgow in Scotland, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Samantha Ruth Prabhu files defamation cases against YouTube channels
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who recently announced her separation from Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, stood up for herself in these tough situations. She has now filed defamation cases against some YouTube channels for streaming malignant content about her.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Amar Upadhyay shares interesting anecdote from days of 'Dekh Bhai Dekh'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Amar Upadhyay, was recently seen as 'Virendra Pratap Singh', in the daily soap 'Molkki'. The actor who started his career as 'Sahil' in the cult and classic show 'Dekh Bhai Dekh' back in 1996 shared a very interesting anecdote of working with Jaya Bachchan who was also producer of the show.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pass law reserving 80 per cent jobs to locals: PMK to TN govt
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Citing the ruling DMK's poll manifesto, PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Wednesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to enact a law reserving jobs in both government and private sector for locals.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Why is listening to your gut important?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In 400 B.C, Hippocrates has been quoted saying "death sits in the bowels" and "bad digestion is the root of all evil" showing that the significance of the intestines in human health has been long recognized. In the past, most research on the impact of bacteria in the intestinal environment has focused on gastrointestinal pathogens and the way they cause disease. But in recent times there has been a considerable increase in the study of the positive effects of human microbes on health and wellness.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
5 hair-care kits to help prevent hair fall post-Covid
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) As temperatures change, common issues like hair fall only get accelerated with oily scalps and dry ends. This can lead to hair thinning or bald patches depending upon various reasons.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Juna Akhara to work for conservation of Yamuna
Prayagraj, Oct 20 (IANS) The Panchdasnaam Juna Akhara, one of the 13 ancient recognised Hindu monastic orders in the country, is all set to launch an initiative for the conservation of Yamuna river.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Australia pacer Pattinson retires from international cricket
Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia pacer James Pattinson has announced his retirement from international cricket ahead of the 2021/22 Ashes starting in December.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
10th edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival to be held online
Dharamshala, Oct 20 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) will go online from November 4 to November 10. Due to the pandemic the festival will take place virtually.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Sri Lanka extends inter-province travel ban amid Covid spread
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday extended an inter-province travel ban till October 31 to prevent further spread of the Covid pandemic.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Achieved 65-70% convictions, aim for 75%': CBI to SC on prosecution success rate
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After the Supreme Court asked it to bring on record its "success rate" in prosecuting cases across the country, the CBI has told the top court that it has achieved the conviction rate of about 65-70 per cent, and aims to up it to 75 per cent by August 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Heirloom jewellery, antique silver & limited-edition timepieces for auction
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In its upcoming auction titled 'Heirloom Jewellery, Silver & Timepieces', auction house AstaGuru will showcase a magnificent collection of classic aesthetics represented by vintage Indian jewellery, Art Deco pieces, hallmark silver collectables, as well as exceptional timepieces from top watch brands in the world.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sandalwood debudant director wins Best Director at China film fest
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Natesh Hegde, the young debutant director from Sandalwood film industry, has won the Best Director award at the international film festival in Shanxi, China for his debut film 'Pedro'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Evergrande default threatens China contagion
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The rescue of embattled Chinese property company Evergrande appears to have stalled, leaving the developer on the brink of default and threatening to unleash contagion through the countrys giant real estate sector, home prices and economy, The Guardian reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Leaked 'Salaar' video triggers negative reaction among fans
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Prabhas Uppalapati, who is termed as Telugu's 'Rebel Star' is on a high as he has a couple of big-budget movies in his kitty. His collaboration with south India's most happening filmmaker Prashanth Neel for their upcoming biggie 'Salaar' is keenly anticipated.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
AIADMK petitions TN Governor on irregularities in rural local body polls
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK has petitioned Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi to look into the irregularities in the recently concluded rural local body elections in nine districts of the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
T20 WC: Hardik should be ready to bowl when India play first game, says Rohit
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya is coming along pretty well and he should be ready to bowl when the team starts its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 24.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
FB's Portal to stop kids from watching content unsupervised
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Facebook is delivering an update to Portal devices that will make it possible to turn off the Watch Together feature during calls in Household Mode.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ship with 9 crewmen capsizes off S Korea's eastern islet
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) A ship with nine crewmen capsized in waters off South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo (called Takeshima by Japan), Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday citing the South Korean coast guard.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi detained on way to Agra
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been detained by Lucknow Police at the Lucknow Expressway while she was travelling to Agra to meet the family of a Dalit man who died in police custody.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka woman murdered, body set on fire, husband held
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bengaluru man was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife and setting her body on fire on Wednesday, police said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I respect Rahul, says Yediyurappa after colleague's drug addict jibe
Vijayapura (Karnataka), Oct 20 (IANS) A day after Karnataka BJP state unit president Nalin Kumar Kateel said the Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi is a "drug addict and a drug peddler", his party colleague B.S. Yediyurappa, the former chief minister, on Wednesday said that he respects Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh to face off in 'Breathe' Season 3
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The third season of mystery thriller 'Breathe: Into The Shadows' will have actors Abhishek Bachchan and Amit Sadh locking horns. It is directed by Mayank Sharma.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Abuses against Chief Minister unacceptable: Andhra DGP
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police Gautam Sawang on Wednesday said that abusive language against a constitutional authority like the chief minister is unacceptable.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rajbhar meets Akhilesh, says will go with SP
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) In another political development, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) President and former UP minister, Om Prakash Rajbhar, had an hour-long meeting with Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Opposition trying to vitiate atmosphere in state: Andhra CM
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy alleged on Wednesday that the Opposition being "unable to digest the popularity" of his government, is trying to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Contestants to face prize money deduction to re-enter house
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In the last episode of 'Bigg Boss 15', contestants got a straightforward lesson from 'Bigg Boss' for not taking the game seriously. They were sent to the jungle and two eviction slots were opened. However, there is no end to the agony of 'Junglewasis' as they received yet another announcement.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Centre aims to vaccinate entire adult population by 2021-end: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central government has set a target of vaccinating the entire adult population of the country by the end of 2021, said Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, here on Wednesday. More than 99 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the country so far, the Minister added.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Double engine govt changing UP with double speed: Modi
Kushinagar (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the double engine government was changing Uttar Pradesh with double speed.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sachin-Jigar had fun composing music for 'Hum Do Humare Do'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Celebrated music director duo Sachin and Jigar are very excited about their new outing with their music for the upcoming film 'Hum Do Humare Do'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Romania's new cabinet fails confidence vote in Parliament
Bucharest, Oct 20 (IANS) Romania's new cabinet proposed by Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos on Wednesday failed to secure a majority of votes in the parliamentary vote of confidence.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Jr Hockey World Cup: India men in easy group, to start off against France
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Defending champions India have been placed in an easy four-team Pool B along with Canada, France, and Poland -- a replacement for England who withdrew citing Covid-19 issues -- in the FIH Men's Junior World Cup to be held at Bhubaneswar from November 24 to December 5.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
OPPO to develop its own smartphone chips: Report
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) In a bid to gain control over core components and reduce its reliance on foreign semiconductor suppliers Qualcomm and MediaTek, smartphone brand OPPO is developing high-end mobile chips for its premium handsets, a media report said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Fake communal violence videos go viral, WB on high alert
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The West Bengal Home Department has put all the districts, particularly those bordering Bangladesh, on high alert after fake videos aiming to create communal tension following the attacks on Hindus during Durga Puja in Bangladesh, went viral.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi govt to pay Rs 50K to farmers for crop damage
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday ensured a compensation of Rs 50,000 per hectare to the farmers whose crops have been damaged due to unseasonal rain.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
OnePlus elevates Navnit Nakra as India CEO
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Smartphone maker OnePlus on Wednesday announced the promotion of its Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Sales in India, Navnit Nakra, as its India CEO and Head of the OnePlus India region.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BSF to commemorate its bravehearts on Oct 23
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's premier border guarding force Border Security Force (BSF) will be commemorating the supreme sacrifice made by its valiant bravehearts in the line of duty by organising a day long grand ceremony at the National Police Memorial here on October 23.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Unfortunate to keep Punjabi out of main subjects by CBSE: Punjab minister
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Education Minister Pargat Singh on Wednesday termed as unfortunate the decision to keep Punjabi out of the main subjects in the datesheet of Class 10 and 12 released by the CBSE.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Alicia Silverstone on how she was 'banned' from dating app
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Alicia Silverstone turned to a dating app in a bid to find love, but she has already been banned from the platform twice.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Not vaccinated yet? You may be at risk of Covid reinfection
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) If you think once infected with Covid-19 gives you immunity, then you may be wrong. According to new models without vaccination and masks, people once infected with Covid can be reinfected within four months, Nature reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka govt bans celebrity birthday parties at child care homes
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) The Karnataka government has banned individuals, political leaders, celebrities, bureaucrats and government staff from celebrating their birthdays with the children at child care homes. The ban came into effect from October 16.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NCB drugs case: Special Court rejects bail plea of Aryan Khan, 2 others (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In a huge jolt, a Mumbai Special NDPS Court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of Aryan Khan -- the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan -- and two others, in the rave party raid case aboard a cruise ship on October 2.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Namibia win toss, opt to field against Netherlands
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus won the toss and opted to field against Netherlands in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
MP Home Minister gives 48 hrs to rape accused Cong MLA's son to surrender
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Wednesday warned Congress MLA's son, who is accused in a rape case, to surrender before the Indore Police within next 48 hours or else an exemplary action would be taken against him.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Servant kidnaps 7-yr-old kid in Delhi, arrested in 3 hrs
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping a 7-year-old child from the Gandhi Nagar area here in the national capital, an official said here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Anusha Dandekar denies rumours about her joining 'Bigg Boss 15'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress, VJ and singer Anusha Dandekar is making headlines after her new post that she shared on social media about her participation in 'Bigg Boss 15'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi HC blocks 'rogue websites' broadcasting ICC Men's T20 World Cup
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As many as seven 'rogue websites' broadcasting ICC Men's T20 World Cup-2021 by infringing the rights of official broadcaster Star India Pvt Ltd have been blocked by the Delhi High Court.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
It was a disgruntled situation with his IPL franchise: Gilchrist on Warner
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has expressed apprehension about opening batter David Warner's form coming into the ICC T20 World Cup, given that he wasn't in the Playing XI of his IPL side, Sunrisers Hyderabad, in the last few games.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
With 12.36% Covid positivity rate, Mizoram to continue mask campaign
Aizawl, Oct 20 (IANS) Though the Covid-19 positivity rate in Mizoram has reduced to 12.36 per cent from 15.36 per cent in the past two weeks, the state government has announced to continue the 'All Mask Campaign', that was scheduled to end on Wednesday, till October 31, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine
Huge cache of arms seized close to Indo-Pak border in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In an intelligence-led operation, Punjab Police on Wednesday recovered huge arms and ammunition, besides heroin at a search operation close to the Indo-Pak border in Tarn Taran district of Punjab.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Marriage registration in TN hit after technical glitch
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Registration of marriages has taken a hit in Tamil Nadu after the registration department website stopped accepting the payment of fees since Monday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
NCB drugs case: No bail for Aryan Khan, 2 others
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mumbai Special NDPS Court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
48 died, 31 missing in Nepal's flood and landslides
Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 48 people have died and 31 others went missing in Nepal's flood and landslides triggered by incessant rains from Sunday, Nepal's Ministry of Home Affairs said.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
U'khand devastation could have been worse but for early forecast, warnings: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The loss of three dozen lives and the damage to infrastructure in Uttarakhand due to extremely heavy rainfall could have been worse had the authorities not paid heed to the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) early warnings and forecast days in advance.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Timothee Chalamet on 'Dune' role: 'Paul isn't the everyday romantic protagonist'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Timothee Chalamet has talked about his character Paul in the upcoming film 'Dune'. He says his character is not the "everyday romantic protagonist" and that he relished the idea of this being a character he could really play with.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cong MLA in Punjab assaults man for questioning his performance
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In an apparent embarrassment for the Congress, its legislator Joginder Pal in Punjab allegedly assaulted a man who questioned him over the work done in the constituency.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Inflationary concerns subdue market; metal stocks fall (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Inflationary concerns as well as mixed global cues subdue India's key equity indices during late-afternoon trade session on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Kapil Dev da jawab nahin!': Audience floored with new ad
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) There's a reason Kapil Dev is considered a legendary all-rounder, as this is not just in reference to his cricketing skills and swashbuckling playing style but also it's about what he does off the field.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
US will not unfreeze Afghan foreign assets
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The US is still holding its previous stance on the Taliban and said that they will not release nearly ten billion dollars of Afghanistan now frozen in the US banks, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,International
US House panel holds Trump's former adviser in criminal contempt
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A special committee of the US House investigating the January 6 Capitol riot case voted unanimously to approve a report which holds a former adviser to former President Donald Trump in criminal contempt of the Congress.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
SUN Mobility raises $50 mn from energy giant Vitol
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As e-mobility aims to take big steps in India, electric vehicles solutions firm SUN Mobility on Wednesday announced it has raised $50 million by Vitol, one of the world's largest independent traders of energy and a significant investor in zero-emission technology.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Slater charged with stalking, to appear in court
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Michael Slater will have to appear in court after he was "charged with stalking/intimidating" his partner of three years in an alleged incident last week.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Heavy rain, snow forecast in J&K on Saturday
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The meteorological department on Wednesday forecast heavy rain, snow in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) that is likely to disrupt surface and air traffic.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
NPCI Tokenisation system will support RuPay cards
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In line with the recently issued guidelines by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to secure customers' financial data, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Wednesday launched NPCI Tokenisation system (NTS) to support tokenisation of RuPay cards as an alternative to storing card details with merchants.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Google announces new subscription bundle for Pixel users
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Google has launched a new subscription bundle 'Pixel Pass' for Pixel users. The subscription service combines the benefits of YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, Google One and Google Play Pass under one roof.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Director Sukumar to rope in Vijay Deverakonda in place of Allu Arjun for 'Arya 3'
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Leading Telugu director Sukumar, who is currently busy with Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna's upcoming movie 'Pushpa', is all set to bring in Vijay Deverakonda in place of Allu Arjun for his next movie.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Panasonic launches new mirrorless camera in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Panasonic on Wednesday launched a new digital mirrorless camera, the Lumix GH5M2, in the Indian market.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
iQOO Z5x with 120Hz LCD display, 50MP dual cameras launched
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Smartphone maker iQOO has launched its latest Z-series mid-range smartphone, the iQOO Z5x with a 120Hz LCD display, a 50MP dual rear camera unit, a MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset and 44W fast-charging support in China.
2021-10-20
Category: International, China,Technology
NASA-Boeing Starliner delayed till mid-2022, probe into faulty valves continues
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) NASA and Boeing's Starliner cargo spacecraft's orbital flight test has been postponed until the middle of next year as investigation into its faulty valves continues.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Cherian Phillip's hobnobbing with CPI-M seems to have ended
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) A recent Facebook post of Cherian Phillip taking potshots at Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan clearly indicates that his hobnobbing with the CPI-M for all practical purposes has come to a close, exactly two decades after he dumped the Congress and became a fellow traveller of the 'red party'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Director Nitin Kumar Gupta disturbed over propaganda around his film 'L.A.C.'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Nitin Kumar Gupta's forthcoming project 'L.A.C.' recently courted controversy after stills and videos from the film, mistaken to be real incidents on the India-China border, went viral.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Instagram will let you create posts from desktop
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) After testing the ability to post feeds from desktop browser, Facebook-owned Instagram will now let users create posts from its web platform.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Mukul Wasnik to visit MP from Oct 23 to 26 for bypolls
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress national general secretary and party's Madhya Pradesh in-charge Mukul Wasnik will take a whirlwind tour of constituencies from October 23 to 26, to campaign for the October 30 bypolls to Khandwa Lok Sabha seat and assembly constituencies of Prithvipur, Raigaon and Jobat.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Cricket Australia rejects England's request to move Ashes opener to Sydney: Reports
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) request to Cricket Australia (CA) to shift the opening Ashes Test from Brisbane to Sydney has been rejected on the ground that it "could lead to added complications" that could jeopardise the series.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Former Goa Dy CM Dayanand Narvekar joins AAP ahead of polls
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly and deputy Chief Minister Dayanand Narvekar joined the Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Tuesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Gurmeet Choudhary recalls gruelling training for 'Shubho Bijoya'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) For Gurmeet Choudhary, every performance is a means to push the envelope. Every project that he takes up, he does it with unmatched dedication, absolute honesty and utmost sincerity, and his work in the recent short film 'Shubho Bijoya' is an extension of this.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Virat, Anushka's cute breakfast pic with daughter Vamika
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Star cricketer Virat Kohli on Wednesday morning treated his fans and followers with an adorable breakfast picture featuring his actress-wife Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AMU, Google to collaborate in knowledge sharing
Aligarh, Oct 20 (IANS) With the signing of an agreement with Google Asia Pacific Pvt Ltd., Aligarh Muslim University's Department of Computer Science has opened the pathway for sharing of IT enabled knowledge sharing resources that will go a long way in upgrading technological platforms and providing job opportunities to students.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Technology
Terrorist involved in killing of non-local worker eliminated in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The terrorist involved in the killing of a migrant worker was among the two killed in a gunfight with the security forces in the Dragad area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
'Willy Wonka', 'Goldfinger' songwriter Leslie Bricusse no more
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Oscar- and Grammy-winning songwriter Leslie Bricusse, whose songs for Broadway and Hollywood include 'What Kind of Fool Am I?' and 'Pure Imagination', died on Tuesday in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France. He was 90.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Two farmers killed in poll-bound Prithvipur in MP
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Two farmers were allegedly killed by unidentified assailants in Prithvipur area in Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Many TDP leaders arrested in Andhra during protests
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Leaders of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were arrested across Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday as the day-long shutdown called by the opposition party was underway to protest against the attacks on its offices.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Vidhi Pandya wants Tejasswi to win the game
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' contestants Donal Bisht and Vidhi Pandya have been evicted from the show. The mid-week eviction came as a shock for many.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Heavy rains affect farmers, damage crops in MP, govt assures help
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Heavy rains have severely impacted farmers in Madhya Pradesh and caused widespread damage to their crops. The state government has, however, assured all possible help to overcome the loss to life and property.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Afghan economic woes could fuel refugee crisis for neighbours, warns IMF
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Afghanistan's economic woes could fuel a refugee crisis impacting neighbouring countries, Turkey and Europe, the International Monetary Fund has said, BBC reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,International
Fish exports to get boost in Varanasi
Varanasi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and department of fisheries and Agriculture Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) have launched an initiative to promote marine product export from the Varanasi region.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Only 30% Indians fully vaccinated, says Congress
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Amid reports of Covid vaccination about to reach 100 crore mark, the Congress on Wednesday said that only 30 per cent Indians are fully vaccinated and the government should tell the plan how it is going to reach the target by December 2021.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
MAA elections: Vishnu Manchu's desperate attempts to clear the air
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Vishnu Manchu, who shared the dais with Telugu 'power star' Pawan Kalyan at the 'Alai Balai' event here, had tweeted a video which had drawn criticism from both sides following the recent MAA elections.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers: India to begin against Oman
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac said on Wednesday that having a bunch of Under-23 players, who have also played for the senior national team, will give his side a fighting chance in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers in Dubai.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
13 killed in Damascus army bus explosion
Damascus, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and three others wounded in a bomb attack on an army bus in central Damascus on Wednesday, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
TN fishermen association protests SL Navy 'attack'
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Mechanized Boat Fishermen Association has called upon the Central and State governments to take up the issue of Sri Lankan Naval personnel regularly "attacking" Indian fishermen near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
'John Wick' prequel series adds five to cast including Mishel Prada
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) The 'John Wick' prequel series 'The Continental' is rounding out its main cast with new additions.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dragging your feet, can't be unending story: SC to UP on Lakhimpur Kheri violence
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government for delay in recording statements of witnesses before a judicial magistrate in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, where eight persons were killed, and also told the state government to dispel the impression that it is dragging its feet in the matter.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
10 feared drowned in Lakimpur Kheri as boat capsizes in Ghaghra
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) Ten persons are reportedly feared drowned after a boat capsized in the Ghaghra river of Mirzapur village in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan adds 554 new Covid cases, 12 deaths in a day
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan added 554 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Politics
TN CM appoints 14 district in-charge ministers, more to come
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has appointed 14 district in-charge ministers in the state ahead of urban local body polls slated to be held within four months.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Akeal Hosein replaces Fabian Allen in West Indies side
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein has been approved as a replacement for all-rounder Fabian Allen in the West Indies squad for the ICC T20 World Cup, currently underway in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Influencer Radhika Seth makes acting debut with 'Call My Agent: Bollywood'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Radhika Seth, a known social media influencer, is all set to make her debut as an actor with the upcoming comedy series 'Call My Agent: Bollywood'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kerala Assembly pays tributes to flood victims, postpones session
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Resuming the ongoing session of the Kerala Assembly after the Puja holiday break, on Wednesday, it was decided, to again postpone the session till next Monday on account of the flood fury and the more heavy rains expected in the coming days.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Consumer Confidence surged by 1.9 percentage points in Oct: Report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Consumer confidence of Urban Indians has further improved in October, and has surged by 1.9 percentage points over September, according to the Refinitiv-Ipsos India Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 terrorists killed in J&K gunfight (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed in an ongoing encounter with the security forces in the Dragad area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Volcano in southwest Japan erupts, warning issued
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) An eruption was observed on Wednesday at Mt Aso in Kyushu area, southwestern Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Win T20 World Cup & Ashes, or face major shake-up: Gilchrist warns Aussies
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper-batter Adam Gilchrist feels these are uncertain times for his side, and that there could be a major "shake-up" if the Aaron Finch-led side fails in the ICC T20 World Cup -- currently underway in the UAE and Oman -- or the Tim Paine-led Test side is unable to perform at home in the Ashes.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Raashi Sood's track 'Sorry Sorry' is a treat for all newlyweds
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The festive season is in full swing with Karva Chauth waiting to lend a romantic shade to the moon and the sky and singer Raashi Sood has come up with a perfect romantic track for newlyweds.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shah to visit rain hit Uttarakhand today, will review situation
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be visiting Uttarakhand on Wednesday to review the relief and rescue work in wake of the heavy rain which hit the state badly.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath to return to Harvard University
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva announced that Gita Gopinath, the Fund's Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department, intends to leave the Fund in January 2022 and return to Harvard University's Economics Department as planned when her public service leave ends.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress to hold crucial meet on Gujarat on Friday
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congress party will hold a crucial meet on Gujarat on Friday which will be chaired by Rahul Gandhi. The meeting comes ahead of appointment of new state president and recent debacles in urban local body elections.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
New Covid outbreaks in China linked to a tour group
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Virus that has triggered new outbreaks of Covid-19 linked to a tour group of seniors from Shanghai, that has affected several regions of China, likely stemmed from overseas, Chinese health experts said as more than 20 positive cases linked to the contacts of the group have been reported so far, Global Times reported.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PM to interact with CEOs and experts of global oil and gas sector today
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with CEOs and Experts of Global Oil and Gas Sector on Wednesday evening.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sanya Malhotra talks about sex still being a taboo subject in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra agrees that sex is still a taboo subject in India however she feels with the help of cinema and other platforms things are changing.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Malayalam superstar Mammootty to play military officer in Akhil's 'Agent'
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty has been roped in to play an important character in Akhil Akkineni's upcoming movie 'Agent'. Reports suggest that the megastar is all set to fly to Europe to shoot for the movie.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pakistan rupee tumbles to fresh all-time low
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistani rupee's slide continued against the US dollar in the interbank currency market, ARY News reported.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Paresh Rawal hails Rajkummar Rao one of those actors you get to learn so much from
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Paresh Rawal has heaped praises on his 'Hum Do Hamare Do' co-star Rajkummar Rao. The veteran actor says he admires him as he got to learn so much from him.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aerosols spread tuberculosis like Covid-19: Study
Johannesburg, Oct 20 (IANS) Much like Covid-19, tuberculosis (TB) is also spread primarily by inhalation of virus-laden aerosols more than coughing, as thought so far, according to study by South African researchers.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Shiv Sena's ill MP skips ED hearing, seeks fortnight's time
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Yavatmal-Washim Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali skipped a hearing by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on grounds of ill health, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
New Tesla Cybertruck prototype spotted with mirrors: Report
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) A new video of a Tesla Cybertruck prototype has surfaced, and it appears to show a new prototype with side mirrors.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Zero tolerance against corruption: PM to joint meet of CBI-CVC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to rededicate themselves to abolish corruption from all walks of life. He ask the officials to strengthen new India's policy of zero tolerance against corruption.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sri Lanka want to win all three group games to be in a 'good state of mind'
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has said the aim of the former World T20 champions will be to win all three First Round Group games to ensure they are in a "good state of mind" when they reach the 'Super 12' stage in the ICC T20 World Cup here.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Katrina Kaif's ethnic look is a treat for sore eyes
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) As the audience prepares for the Rohit Shetty directorial 'Sooryavanshi', Katrina Kaif has been running pillar to post with regards to the promotions of the film. However, the fans have no complaints as the string of promotions continues to bring us Katrina's most dazzling looks.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
YouTube plans livestream shopping with creators from Nov 15
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Video streaming giant YouTube is ready for a larger test of its live shopping platform, with plans to host a week-long live shopping event, "YouTube Holiday Stream and Shop," starting on November 15.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Opportunity for G7 to lead global clean energy transition: IEA
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) G7 members are well placed to fully decarbonise their electricity supply by 2035, which would accelerate the technological advances and infrastructure rollouts needed to lead global energy markets towards net-zero emissions by 2050, a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Eternals' stars skip Elle event after possible Covid-19 exposure
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) 'Eternals' stars Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan and Lauren Ridloff and director Chloe Zhao did not attend Elle's Women in Hollywood event on Tuesday night due to possible exposure to Covid-19.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Better performance for ASEAN markets compared to extremely expensive India: UBS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Capital markets house, UBS sees better relative performance for the ASEAN stock markets versus "extremely expensive India" in addition to a double upgrade for China to overweight.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sonu Sood on hosting NatGeo series 'It Happens Only in India'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is all set for a new series titled 'It Happens Only in India'. Hosted by him, this 10-part series will take viewers into the lesser-known and well-researched narratives from across the length and breadth of India.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Yoodlee Films comes on board for Nivin Pauly's 'Padavettu'
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Multiple award-winning Malayalam superstar Nivin Pauly is all set to allure the audience with his upcoming movie 'Padavettu'. Saregama's Studio and Yoodlee films collaborate as producers for the upcoming film. Co-Produced with Sunny Wayne, this upcoming movie is penned and directed by Liju Krishna.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
All eyes on Mumbai special court, suspense over bail or jail for Aryan
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Special NDPS Court in Mumbai is the focus of national attention as the bail plea of Aryan Khan -- son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan -- and 7 other youths come up for hearing later on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apple logs 150% growth for iPhones, 107% for iPads in Q3 in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Riding on the stellar performance of iPhone 12 alongside the iPhone 11, Apple registered a whopping 150 per cent growth (on-quarter) for iPhones in the July-September period (Q3) in India, shipping over 1.53 million units in the country, new data showed on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Middle East expert Donald Blome is new US Ambassador to Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) United States President Joe Biden is nominating Donald Armin Blome, an expert on Middle East affairs, as the new Ambassador to Pakistan, Dawn reported.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Actress Lahari Shari to be back in 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5'
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Anchor and actress Lahari Shari, who was eliminated from the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 house in the third week, is apparently set to make a re-entry on the reality show. Fresh reports suggest that the makers of 'Bigg Boss' are planning to use their 'Wild Card' option to send Lahari Shari into the house yet again.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Shopian district
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) A gunfight broke out between the terrorists and security forces in the Dragad area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Three suspended players has unsettled Sri Lanka batting order: Coach Arthur
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan coach Mickey Arthur has said that one-year bans on three players -- Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, and Niroshan Dickwella -- for bio-bubble breach during the UK tour earlier this year had unsettled the crucial No.3 position in the batting order, adding that if that position could be "shelved down", his team would be much better off in the ICC T20 World Cup here.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Creating history, Canada's Calgary and Edmonton have elected Sikhs as mayors
Toronto, Oct 20 (IANS) While former Federal Minister Amarjeet Sohi, 57, has been elected as the mayor of Edmonton, Jyoti Gondek will become Calgary's first female mayor.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Canada,National,Politics
Akhilesh slams BJP for claiming credit for Kushinagar airport
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday slammed the BJP for claiming the work of his government as its own.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Three held in stabbing case in Delhi's Dwarka
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in connection with a murder case in which a woman was stabbed to death on Matiala Road in Delhi's Dwarka area, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple's AR/VR headset production delayed until end of 2022: Report
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Apple is working on the most advanced chips for its unannounced AR/VR headset, however, a new report has claimed that the iPhone maker may not begin the mass production of its upcoming headset until the end of the fourth quarter of 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Modi inaugurates Kushinagar international airport
Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport and said that this was a 'manifestation of decades of aspirations and efforts'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Android 12 now available for Pixel phones
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Tech giant Google is now seeding the final version of Android 12 and it is now available for Pixel smartphones dating back to the Pixel 3.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tunisian FM meets German minister to discuss strategic partnership
Tunis, Oct 20 (IANS) Tunisian Foreign Minister Othman Jerandi met visiting German Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office Niels Annen to discuss strategic partnership between the two countries, according to the Foreign Ministry.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Tunisia,Diplomacy,Politics
New Microsoft initiative to help Indian startups innovate with AI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In a fresh bid to empower startup ecosystem in India, Microsoft on Wednesday launched a new programme that leverages the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support both B2B and B2C startups.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
TN: Ancient Pandyan port of Korkai to be excavated
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is reaching out to Oceanographers of repute to assist the government in the archaeological excavation process at Korkai, the ancient port city of the Pandyan empire.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Personal data of smartphone users at risk via huge stalkerware leak
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A smartphone spyware has put personal data of hundreds of thousands of users at risk, like call records/recordings, text messages, photos, browsing history and precise geolocations, the media reported.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
216 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that 216 illegal migrants were rescued off Libya's western coast.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
TN ex-Transport Minister Vijayabhaskar summoned by DVAC
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) of Tamil Nadu has summoned former state transport minister and AIADMK leader M.R. Vijayabhaskar to appear before it on October 25 in connection with a disproportionate assets case.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Clear sky in Delhi, AQI moderate
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a mainly clear sky on Wednesday morning.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tesla still faces $2 bn patent lawsuit by trucking startup Nikola
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Electric car maker Tesla is still facing the $2 billion lawsuit, filed against the Elon Musk-run company by hydrogen trucking startup Nikola over design patents infringement.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah concedes team was nervous, needs to improve
Al Amerat, Oct 20 (IANS) There were occasions when Bangladesh felt the First Round Group B match against co-hosts Oman in the ICC T20 World Cup here could slip away, and skipper Mahmudullah was not too happy with the situation, saying after the 26-run win that, "I think there are a lot of areas we need to improve".
2021-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
1 dies, 24 taken ill post funeral feast in Bihar's Muzaffarpur
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) A child died and 24 others were seriously taken ill after consuming funeral feast at Rupauli village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
NIA carries out raids at multiple places in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids at different places in Kashmir on Wednesday in connection with the terror funding case and the recent civilian killings.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Work begins to restore entrance of Cambodia's iconic Angkor Wat
Phnom Penh, Oct 20 (IANS) Cambodia's APSARA National Authority (ANA) has started the work to restore the eastern entrance of the famed Angkor Wat temple, said an ANA news release on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Cambodia,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Fuel rates hiked again, petrol at Rs 106.19 a litre in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices on Wednesday rallied to their highest ever levels across the country, as fuel rates were hiked again by 35 paise a litre after a two-day pause.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adarsh Gourav joins Meryl Streep, Kit Harrington for anthology 'Extrapolations'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Adarsh Gourav will be seen sharing screen space with Hollywood personalities such as Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harrington and Tahar Rahim in an upcoming anthology titled 'Extrapolations'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Communist veteran Achuthanandan turns 98
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Veteran CPI-M leader and former Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan turned 98 on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Ex-IAF officer dies after injected with poison over property dispute
Moradabad (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a former Indian Air Force officer and also an RSS functionary, died after his cousins and brother-in-law allegedly injected poison into his shoulder while he was on his way home after attending an event in Moradabad.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 held in moral policing case in K'taka, hunt on to nab others
Belagavi (Karnataka), Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested three persons in connection with a moral policing, extortion and assault case in Belagavi district, police sources said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shocking Scotland loss was at the back of Bangladesh players' minds during Oman tie
Al Amerat, Oct 20 (IANS) The shocking defeat to Scotland in their opening First Round Group B match was at the back of the Bangladesh cricketers' minds when they took on Oman in their second ICC T20 World Cup match on Tuesday evening, conceded veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.
2021-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Markets open on a positive note on Wednesday
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning trade.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook can't be trusted to manage payment system: US lawmakers
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Sharpening the attack on Facebook, a group of US Democrats has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to end his digital wallet and cryptocurrency project, adding that the social network can't be trusted to manage cryptocurrency.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India adds 14,623 fresh Covid cases, 197 deaths in a day
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India reported 14,623 fresh Covid cases on Wednesday, 12 per cent higher than Tuesday and registered 197 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry data.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jason Momoa needs surgery to fix hernia, rib issues
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Jason Momoa suffered for his art while making the "Aquaman" sequel and now needs months of surgery to fix hernia, eye and rib issues.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
No progress made towards two-state solution, says UN Middle East envoy
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland told the Security Council that no progress has been made towards the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
In a first, Egypt appoints nearly 100 women as judges
Cairo, Oct 20 (IANS) Nearly 100 women have taken the constitutional oath and become the first female judges at Egypt's State Council, one of the country's main judicial bodies.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Don't let 1990 repeat itself in Kashmir: Manish Tewari
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Amid reports of migrants fleeing from the Kashmir Valley after targeted killings by the terrorists, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday cautioned the government and asked not to allow the repeat of 1990 when Kashmiri Pandits had to flee and the government could not provide security.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UCL: Griezmann the hero and villain as Atletico lose to Liverpool
Madrid, Oct 20 (IANS) Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann had a night he is unlikely to forget in a long time as his side lost 3-2 at home to Liverpool in their Uefa Champions League (UCL) tie. The Frenchman scored two goals at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium to bring his side back from 2-0 down, but then saw a red card that played a big part in their loss.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Fossil fuel production plans out of sync with Paris limits: UN report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As climate disasters increase in intensity and frequency around the world, the 2021 Production Gap Report by leading research institutes and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Wednesday found that despite increased climate ambitions and net-zero commitments the governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than what would be consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Gwyneth Paltrow's children won't want to talk to her about sex
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who has Apple, 17, and Moses, 15, with her former-husband Chris Martin, is happy for their teachers to take the lead when it comes to educating her children about sex.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Djokovic might skip Australian Open as Victoria bars unvaccinated players
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as world No.1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, is refusing to reveal his Covid-19 vaccine status, casting doubt over Australian Open participation next year, the state of Victoria has said that no athlete who has not been fully vaccinated will be allowed to participate in major events, which includes the Australian Open in January 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Two minor boys held for killing 8-year-old in UP
Prayagraj (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) Two minor boys have been arrested for allegedly pushing another minor boy into a well leading to his death.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Nirbhaya's lawyer to take up UP businessman's murder case
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Seema Samridhi, the lawyer who fought for justice in the Nirbhaya case and is also fighting the case of the Hathras rape and murder victim, will now take up the Manish Gupta murder case.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Decomposed bodies of missing couple found in UP
Kanpur (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) The highly decomposed bodies of a missing 22-year-old youth and his 16-year-old alleged girlfriend, have been found in a paddy field in the outskirts of the village in Kanpur district.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Uma Thurman to play Arianna Huffington in series 'Super Pumped'
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Oscar and Emmy-nominated actress Uma Thurman has been cast as Arianna Huffington in the Showtime series 'Super Pumped'.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP leader crushed to death in UP district
Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was brutally murdered by his rivals who first slashed him with a sharp-edged weapon and then drove a tractor over him, crushing him to death.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Mayor Anusuiya Kitchen' launched in Lucknow for poor
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) To mark her 74th birthday, Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia launched 'Mayor Anusuiya Kitchen' which will provide food to the poor, labourers and attendants of patients in hospitals at Rs 10 per plate.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
26 new dengue cases in Lucknow in 24 hours
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) With 26 more dengue cases reported in the past 24 hours in Lucknow, there seems to be no let-up in the situation.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
UK sets out net zero emission strategy ahead of COP26
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The British government published its climate strategy ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, outlining how the country plans to reach its target of net zero emissions by 2050.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Facebook plans to rebrand company with new name: Report
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook is reportedly planning to rebrand the company with a new name that focuses on the metaverse.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Megan Fox thinks it's 'very difficult to be a woman'
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox says it is hard to be a woman and has encouraged other women to wear whatever makes them "feel good" and not to worry about the opinions of other people.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran lends help to people affected in Afghan mosque attacks
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) Scores of families affected by latest terrorist attacks in two Afghan provinces have received humanitarian aid provided by Iran, local officials have confirmed.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Israel,International
Kanye West officially changes name to Ye
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West, born as Kanye Omari West, has legally changed his name to Ye.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Sylvester Stallone bows out of 'Expendables' franchise
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone has confirmed that he has filmed his last-ever scenes in the 'Expendables' franchise, and he is now "passing the baton" over to actor Jason Statham and his "capable hands".
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Instagram announces new feature to let users co-author same posts
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday announced a new 'Collab' feature that will allow users of the social media platform to collaborate with others on Feed Posts and Reels.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pandemic dips building emissions, but long-term outlook bleak: UN report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic caused CO2 emissions from buildings and construction to fall significantly in 2020, but a lack of real transformation in the sector means that emissions will keep rising and contribute to dangerous climate change, said the 2021 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
What caused devastating rains in Uttarakhand, Kerala at this time of year?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As scary visuals of devastating floods causing damage to infrastructure in Uttarakhand steadily poured out of the state on social media, a most common question asked was, 'Is this happening because of climate change?'
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
UNESCO prize for world-acclaimed Kung Fu Nuns
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The world-renowned Kung Fu Nuns of the Drukpa order of Buddhism has won the prestigious Martial Arts Education Prize 2021 from the UNESCO International Centre for Martial Arts for their brave acts of service.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Honestly, Mallya
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It all started with an Instagram post where he announced how he quit drinking a year back. Not that actor Sidhartha Mallya was an alcoholic, just that he experienced morning after anxiety.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Betting Central
Jolt to UP Congress as two more leaders quit party
Muzaffarnagar, Oct 20 (IANS) In a major jolt to the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, the state vice president Pankaj Malik and his father Harendra Malik, a former MP and a member of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's advisory committee, have resigned from the party.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
PM Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar Int'l Airport today
Kushinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
N.Korean missile launch underscores 'urgent' need for dialogue: White House
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The US remains ready to engage with North Korea anytime and anywhere, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has said, adding that North Korea's missile tests underscored the urgent need to engage with the reclusive state.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
N.Korea confirms test-launch of new SLBM in state media report
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) North Korea said on Wednesday that it has "successfully" conducted a test-firing of a new-type of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) a day earlier.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Politics
IMF revises down Asia economy growth forecast to 6.5%
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday revised down its 2021 economic growth forecast for Asia to 6.5 per cent, down by 1.1 percentage points from its April projection, according to a newly released regional economic outlook.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
UK records highest daily Covid death toll since early March
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The UK reported another 223 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest number of fatalities recorded in one day since 231 were recorded on March 9, according to official figures released Tuesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
New Education Policy-2020 discussed on first day of BJP-RSS meeting
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) On the first day of the two-day meeting of BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders on Tuesday, discussions were held on important issues related to education and the National Education Policy-2020.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Facebook to pay $4.79mn fine for discriminating in favour of foreigners against US citizens
New Oct 20 (IANS) In a case that turns on its head the common perception of foreigners suffering bias in the US, Facebook is to pay a fine of $4.75 million for discriminating in favour of foreign workers on H1-B visas and against American citizens and permanent residents, according to the Justice Department.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,International
T20 World Cup: Shakib, Mustafizur & Naim help Bangladesh win, keep Super 12 dreams alive (ld)
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 20 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan's all-round performance, Mohammad Naim's fighting fifty, and Mustafizur Rahman's superb bowling effort led Bangladesh to a comprehensive 26-run victory over Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
After Tanishq, Fabindia forced to withdraw advertisement
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Fabindia, a proudly homegrown brand with 61 years of history in celebrating Indian artisans and heritage across the country was compelled to pull down its festive campaign for its collection 'Jashn-e-Riwaaz'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh beat Oman by 26 runs
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh produced a clinical all-round performance to beat Oman by 26 runs in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
B'desh govt's film festival in Tripura postponed
Agartala, Oct 19 (IANS) In view of the violence trageting minorities across the border, a three-day film festival of the Bangladesh government in Agartala, which was scheduled to commence on Thursday, has been postponed, official sources said on Tuesday night.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bumrah's pace and variations make him one of the best: Venkatesh Prasad
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad on Tuesday said that Jasprit Bumrah is one of the best fast bowlers going around in international cricket because he has pace as well as different variations in his armoury, which is required to fetch success in the modern-day cricket.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Skipper Morgan willing to drop himself if it helps team
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) His woeful form with the bat has raised a question mark on Eoin Morgan's position in the team and the England captain has said that dropping himself from the playing XI is "always an option" that he would consider if that helps the team win.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Oct 30 bypolls in Assam acid test for BJP
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) After returning to power in Assam for the second straight term six months ago, the ruling BJP will face its first acid test when five Assembly seats in the state go to the bypolls on October 30.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Google launches Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor chipset
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Google on Tuesday finally launched the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor chipset to improve AI functionalities.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Hetero Chairman announces 5 kg gold for Yadadri temple
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Hetero Group Chairman B. Parthasaradhi Reddy on Tuesday announced donation of 5 kg gold for Yadadri temple in Telangana.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Jal Jeevan Mission team visiting Rajasthan to review progress
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A multi-disciplinary 10-member team from Jal Shakti Ministry is visiting Rajasthan from October 18 to 21 to review the progress of National Jal Jeevan Mission (NJJM) in five districts of Baran, Dausa, Jodhpur, Bhilwara, and Jaipur, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
North Bengal sees heavy rains, Darjeeling suspends trekking
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) The Darjeeling district administration on Tuesday had to stop trekking and close some roads as sudden heavy rainfall led to landslides in several areas of the hilly north West Bengal.
2021-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
Amarinder to announce new party soon; hints at pact with BJP for Punjab polls
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Formally saying goodbye to the Congress which made him the Chief Minister of Punjab twice and the state party president thrice, an 'upset' Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that he would soon announce the launch of his own political party to serve the interests of the people, including the farmers who've been fighting for their rights for over a year now.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Record rainfall in U'khand's Kumaon, Mukteshwar breaks 107 yr record
New Delhi/Dehradun, Oct 19 (IANS) Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall over 24 hours led to massive flooding, landslides, and damage to infrastructure in large parts of Uttarakhand, especially Kumaon region, with IMD data showing over dozen places receiving rainfall in excess of 200 mm-400 mm, and few even more than 500 mm.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Champions League: Winning the only option for Barca vs Dynamo Kiev
Barcelona, Oct 19 (IANS) Ronald Koeman's FC Barcelona face the first of two season-defining games when they take on Dynamo Kiev in a must-win match in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
YSRCP denies involvement in attacks on TDP offices
Amaravati, Oct 19 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) said on Tuesday that it has nothing to do with the attacks on the offices of opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP).
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh post 153 against Oman
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 19 (IANS) Riding on fighting knocks by Mohammad Naim (64 off 50) and Shakib Al Hasan (42 off 29), Bangladesh posted a total of 153-10 against Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
DSS for air quality management in Delhi-NCR launched
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Developed by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, a Decision Support System (DSS) that extends the ability of the existing air quality early warning system (AQEWS) to have decision-making capability for air quality management in Delhi-NCR was launched on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Science/Tech
100-gram gold coin end up in garbage, honest worker returns it
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) An upright sanitation worker of the Greater Chennai Corporation is in news for her deed of restoring a gold coin that she found in collected waste to its rightful owners, through the police.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
M. Night Shyamalan to preside over 2022 Berlinale's international jury
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Pondicherry-born Indian American Oscar-nominated filmmaker Manoj Nelliyettu 'M. Night' Shyamalan, who's best known for his 1999 supernatural thriller, 'The Sixth Sense', will serve as president of the international jury at the 72nd Berlinale next year.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Yadadri temple needs 125 kg gold, KCR to donate 1 kg
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday announced to donate 1 kg and 16 tolas of gold on behalf of his family for the renovated Yadadri temple, which will be thrown open to the public on March 28, 2022.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem to star in Lucille Ball biopic
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) For a generation that has grown up watching the ageless American sitcom 'I Love Lucy' in black-and-white on Doordarshan, there's an opportunity coming to relive those days of innocent laughter.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Air pollutants increase risk of stillbirth, premature deaths: Expert
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Rising air pollutants are causing stillbirth and premature death of newborn among women living in polluted ambience, said Jugal Kishore, Director, Professor and Head of Department, Community Medicine, Safdarjung Hospital.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Swimming nationals: Sambhavv betters Srihari's record in 200m freestyle
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Sambhavv R of Karnataka bettered Olympian Srihari Nataraj's three-year-old national record in 200m freestyle for group I boys as the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships got off to a rollicking start here at the Basavangudi Aquatic Centre, on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Teenaged girl raped in Delhi for one year
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A teenaged girl was allegedly raped in the national capital for the past one year, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bigg Boss 15': Housemates banished to the jungle for not following rules
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' is set to see interesting twists in the days ahead, one being that the housemates who haven't been following the rules will be declared 'junglewasis' and two contestants will bid goodbye to 'Bigg Boss' house.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
New Covid cases coming down in Kerala even as 7,643 turn positive
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Going by the figures, there seems to be a decline in the new Covid cases in Kerala as 7,643 people turned positive after 82,408 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The test positivity rate was 9.27 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
China pledges an additional 2 mn Covid vaccines to Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) China on Tuesday announced that it is providing an additional grant of two million Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Savin Communication, India's first PR-Tech company, talks about effective tools to level up festive outreach (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As the world is witnessing a revolution in the communication industry, several tools and techniques have emerged that assist brands to drive their brand recall among the audience using creative branding methods, communication campaigns and effective PR strategies.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nagarjuna to lock horns with Telugu biggies during Sankranti 2022
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Telugu cinema's top hero Akkineni Nagarjuna is repeating his partnership with the director Kalyan Krishna, with whom he had collaborated for the 2016 hit movie 'Soggade Chinni Nayana', for their upcoming film 'Bangarraju'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
West Bengal likely to hold civic polls in December
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) West Bengal's State Election Commission is looking for the state government's permission to conduct pending elections to 112 urban civic bodies, including two Municipal Corporations of Kolkata and Howrah, in December and once they get the green signal, a notification might be issued after the October 30 Assembly bypolls.
2021-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Is the time running backwards in Kashmir? (Part 2)
He's exasperated! He switches off the TV and then turns off his Wi-Fi. There is something that's disrupting some old memories! News of the open killing of Kashmiri Pandits in Kashmir, Taliban and Afghanistan! Oh no! His head was bursting with pain. His forehead was sweating and heart was racing!
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Terrorism
Security at J&K installations tightened following Intel inputs
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The security arrangements at vital installations in Jammu and Kashmir have been scaled up following inputs from the intelligence agencies that terrorists may hit them, sources in the intelligence grid said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
World Snooker Qualifiers: Pankaj Advani shines with 121-point effort
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India's most celebrated cueist, Pankaj Advani (PSPB) neatly constructed a brilliant 121 points effort as he rallied splendidly from the loss of the opening two frames to prevail over Dhvaj Haria (PSPB) 4-2 and record his fourth successive win in the Men's 'Y' Camp (1st leg) round-robin league matches of the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi logs 36 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi reported 36 fresh cases of Covid on Tuesday, taking its tally to 14,39,441, and one death - after several days, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Health Department.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mafiosi Suresh Pujari nabbed in the Philippines, extradition to India soon
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Dreaded absconding gangster Suresh Pujari, who was active in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region areas, has been nabbed in the Philippines, official sources said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lebanon to hold parliamentary elections in March
Beirut, Oct 19 (IANS) Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday voted to set the date of parliamentary elections on March 27, ahead of the previous schedule in May, the Lebanese National News Agency reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Afghan currency losing value, causing price rise
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Kabul residents have complained about the rise in prices of goods as the value of the Afghani has fallen against the dollar in recent days, Tolo News reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,International
Junior nationals hockey: Big wins for Naval TAta Academy, Namdhari XI
Bhopal, Oct 19 (IANS) Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Jamshedpur, Namdhari XI, Mumbai Schools Sports Association, Ghumanhera Riser's Academy, and SAI Academy (Kolkata) registered wins in their respective matches on the second day of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Russia logs 33,740 daily Covid cases, record daily deaths
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) Russia confirmed 33,740 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 8,060,752, the official monitoring and response center said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
Alice Kaushik: Audrey Hepburn has always been my icon
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Alice Kaushik, who plays the character Raavi in the hugely popular television show "Pandya Store", says that contrary to popular belief, she has been nurturing the dream of becoming an actress from very early on in life.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Youth Congress questions poker tourney in Goa casino
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Why are schools in Goa still closed, but casinos are allowed to start operations in the coastal state, the Youth Congress in Goa asked in a memorandum to Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Tuesday, demanding immediate cancellation of a poker tournament scheduled to commence in one of the offshore casinos on Wednesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Dilip Ghosh slams Mamata for keeping mum on B'desh violence
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party national vice president Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for keeping silent on the communal violence in Bangladesh where houses of Hindus were set on fire and temples were vandalised. So far six persons have died in one of the worst communal flare ups in decades in the country.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Police arrests 4 sharp-shooters of Manjit Mahal gang
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi Police have arrested four members of the Manjit Mahal gang wanted in Monday's firing incident in Kishangarh, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stand-up comedy scarier than falling during a fashion show: Sunny Leone
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The last thing you'd expect Sunny Leone to do well is tickle your funny bone, but she does it (and how!) on 'One Mic Stand Season 2', whose trailer is out. Leone, in fact, is the star performer in the trailer.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karthik Aaryan turns 'Dhamaka' trailer launch into an immersive experience
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The trailer of Karthik Aaryan-starrer Dhamaka released on Tuesday and it has 'detonated a massive chain reaction of praises from the audience and the critics alike. Whats more interesting is the way the trailer was launched. The event saw the boundaries blurring between the reel and real world; Karthik surprised the audience as he emerged from the cover of the darkness. The actor enacted a sequence from the film as he slipped into his character of news anchor Arjun Pathak in front of a live audience turning it into an immersive experience.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
6 kg gold seized at Hyderabad Airport
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Customs officials on Tuesday recovered 6.06 kg gold from a passenger who arrived from Dubai.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T29 World Cup: Scotland beat PNG for second win a row
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 19 (IANS) Scotland continued to impress in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup as they defeated Papua New Guinea by 17 runs to move closer to a spot in the Super 12 stages of the showpiece event on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bajrang Dal activists protest against Ramlila skit at AIIMS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Bajrang Dal activists protested over a viral Ramlila skit which created much controversy at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here on Tuesday. The right wing activists have demanded immediate action against those who mocked the characters of the Ramayana.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Savin Communication, India's first PR-tech company, talks about effective tools to ramp up festive outreach
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As the world is witnessing a revolution in the communication industry, several tools and techniques have emerged that assist the brands to drive their brand recall among the audience using creative branding methods, communication campaigns, and effective PR strategies.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rain, floods create havoc in Nepal, 6 killed
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) Incessant rains followed by flooding and landslides continuing from Sunday have created havoc in Nepal.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Hockey India Junior women's nationals to be held in Simdega
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As many as 26 teams will take to the field in Simdega, Jharkhand where they will vie for top honours in the 11th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2021 which begins on Wednesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
After mega fight with wife, Maha man burns his home, neighbourhood
Satara (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a man in Maharashtra's Satara set his house on fire after a big brawl with his wife and ended up burning around 10 homes in the immediate neighbourhood, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Republicans to push for banning funding for gain-of-function research
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) A group of US Republicans are planning to push a legislation to ban all federal funding for gain-of-function research after the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reportedly donated to a Chinese lab, before the Covid-19 pandemic, the media reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Assam's elementary schools re-open after nearly two years
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) After nearly two years, students of Classes 1 to 8 as well as of Class 11 headed back to their schools as all government and private institutions in Assam re-opened on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Education,Health/Medicine
'Space sector will turn into trillion-dollar industry, role of start-ups key'
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) The space sector will turn into a trillion-dollar industry and start-ups will play a key role, Dr Somanath S, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), ISRO said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Science/Tech
Asian Cup qualifiers: India will succeed only if we prepare from now, says Igor Stimac
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India has qualified for the third round of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup football championships, but chief coach Igor Stimac says further progress in the event will depend on how much time the national team will get for preparation for the Important games.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Five held for siphoning off Rs 1.35 cr from NRI's account
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi Police have busted a gang that used to siphon off money from bank accounts containing large amounts of money, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google tells suppliers to double production with Pixel 6 series: Report
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Google has told its suppliers to double the production of its upcoming Pixel 6 smartphones from last year to more than 7 million units, the media reported on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against Oman
Al Amerat, Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and opted to bat against Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Duty relief on fuel expected to brighten festive mood in country
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Consumers could expect relief from the surging price of auto fuels this festive season as the government may opt for an excise duty cut on petrol and diesel, for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Turning point, says Congress on 40% tickets to women in UP
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) After the Congress announced that it will give 40 per cent tickets to women in the upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the party leaders termed it as a game changer. The Congress party seeks to target the other half of the population by this announcement.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Will probably bowl in next warm-up match against India, says Stoinis
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has said that his hamstring is on the path of recovery and he will probably bowl in the next warm-up match against India on Wednesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
MAA elections: Manchu Manoj responds to Ram Gopal Varma's barb
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma is no stranger to controversies, but on Tuesday, he waded into one that has wracked Tollywood's influential trade body, Movie Artists Association (MAA) following its just-concluded elections.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Goa wants 'rich tourists', not ones who travel on low budget: Minister
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Goa only wants "richest tourists" and not the kind of travellers who visit the coastal state on shoestring budget and cook food in the buses that they travel in Goa, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Hardik, not bowling will not impact India's chances, feels Kapil Dev
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev has opined that all-rounder Hardik Pandya not bowling will not impact Team India's chances at the ICC T20 World Cup. However, he added that it will affect the "combination and the options" for Virat Kohli.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi lawyer writes to B'desh Chief Justice over attacks on Hindus
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A Delhi-based lawyer on Monday wrote to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh demanding a judicial probe into the recent attacks on Hindus and Hindu temples in the neighbouring country.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sindhu makes winning return at Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 19 (IANS) India's Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist PV Sindhu on Tuesday made a winning return from a long break from badminton as she won her first-round match at the Denmark Open here on Tuesday, beating Neslihan Yigit of Turkey in straight games.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Microsoft most imitated brand of all phishing attacks: Report
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In the third quarter, tech giant Microsoft stayed as leader of the most imitated brands at 29 per cent of all phishing attacks globally, albeit at a slower rate, down from 45 per cent in the second quarter of 2021, a report said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
President to attend centenary celebrations of Bihar Assembly
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will attend the centenary celebrations of the Bihar Assembly and address the members of the state legislature on Thursday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mickey Singh's new song 'Sorry' is out
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) After the success of songs such as 'Tu Hi Das De', 'Na Na' and 'Ptola', Mickey Singh is understandably excited about his new romantic song titled 'Sorry', which was released on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
9 arrested for gang rape of two minor girls in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Nine persons accused of raping two minor sisters have been arrested in Bishnupur block of Gumla district by the police, while one accused committed suicide by hanging.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ajay a 'fabulous cook', but avoids touching anything with fingers: Kajol
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn may have been in headlines for his movies and now because of appearing on "Into The Wild with Bear Grylls", but like every star he has a private side to him that we know little about.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood