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Shekhar murder: Police await FSL report to nail suspects
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A Crime Branch team probing the mysterious murder of Rohit Shekhar is awaiting FSL report to establish the role of three suspects, including his wife, who were seen in a CCTV footage going to the first floor of house where the deceased stayed, an officer said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
68% turnout in Karnataka's 14 LS seats
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 67.66 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the state's western and northern regions, an official said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
US decision on Iran oil an assault on India's sovereignty: Congress
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday said the US decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy oil from Iran "is a direct assault on Indias political and economic sovereignty" and termed it as a failure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diplomacy and his government.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul's second seat, Wayanad, sees more turnout than 2014
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Kerala's Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi is trying his electoral luck for the first time, saw a turnout of over 79 per cent on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Congress a vote cutter in Delhi: AAP
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday called the Congress a 'vote cutter party' saying voting for the grand national party in Delhi will mean voting the BJP.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019
No Modi wave like in 2014, BJP at loss: Raj Thackeray
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Tuesday claimed there is "no wave now like 2014" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party and its leaders are now bewildered what to do.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Bamboo replaces plastic, giving Goa polls an eco-touch
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Electioneering in Goa had a green touch to it this time round, with bamboo products replacing plastic items, as far as bulk of poll-related paraphernalia is concerned.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019
Trinamool moves EC against Central forces
Arambag/Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Going on the offensive against the Central forces, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Tuesday moved the Election Commission, accusing the troopers of influencing the electorate to vote for the BJP during phase-3 of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
BJP just opened accounts, we will deposit cash in them: Rahul
Jabalpur/Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh), April 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that grave injustice was done to India's poor for the last five years, but his party's government would do "Nyay" (justice), referring to the party's minimum income scheme promise.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Gusty winds damage canopy at Hyderabad stadium
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) Strong winds that wreaked havoc in Hyderabad on Monday night, blew away a major portion of the canopy at the Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium, hours after the BCCI shifted IPL final from Chennai to the city.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports
Holiday mood dampens Goa's poll spirit; 74.04% voting (Roundup)
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Holiday mood may have dampened the voting spirit in Goa, poll officials said, as the coastal state polled a relatively low 72.04 per cent (provisional) voting for the two Lok Sabha seats and 78.95 per cent voting for the three assembly bypolls which where held on Tuesday. There were minor EVM hiccups, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019
Udit Raj targets BJP over denial of ticket (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Denied a ticket, BJP Lok Sabha member Udit Raj on Tuesday attacked the party, saying candidates are being chosen on the basis of "some inscrutable internal standards" while ignoring the hard work of aspirants.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
AAP names 20 star campaigners for Haryana
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday released a list of 20 star campaigners for Haryana, with party Chief Arvind Kejriwal topping the list.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019
IAF blew terrorists into pieces on Modi's order: Shah
Chhatarpur (Madhya Pradesh), April 23 (IANS) Acting on the instruction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian Air Force (IAF) blew terrorists in Pakistan into pieces on "Terahvin" (13th day) of the Indian troopers dying in terror attack in Pulwama, said BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
TGBL to acquire Dhunseri's branded tea business
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd (TGBL) on Tuesday said it has entered into a non-binding term sheet to acquire the branded tea business of Dhunseri Tea & Industries Limited for an aggregate consideration of up to Rs 101 crore.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Arjun Rampal expecting child with girlfriend Gabriella
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal on Tuesday announced he is expecting a child with his lady love Gabriella Demetriades.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP bets on retaining its hold in Karnataka
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party is betting on retaining its hold in Karnataka in the 2019 general election despite facing the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) jointly in all the 28 Lok Sabha seats.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019
Low polling: Worry for BJD, may not be hope for BJP
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) With the overall voter turnout in the third phase of polling settling below 13 per cent in Odisha against the 2014 figures, political observers said it showed fatigue with the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in the state but did not mean the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would be able to draw advantage from this.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Dangal 2019
Central forces coverage in Bengal to be 98% in next phase
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Even as a Congress worker died outside a polling booth and reports of violence came in, West Bengal's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Aariz Aftab on Tuesday said the third-phase elections across five constituencies in the state were "peaceful".
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
Lokpal office moves to The Ashok
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The country's first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman, has managed to move into a temporary office, although, it is a five-star luxury hotel in Delhi. The chairperson, the eight-member team, and the support staff are in process of settling in the hotel premises.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AAP to release manifesto on Thursday
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party will release its 2019 Lok Sabha polls manifesto on Thursday, with full statehood to Delhi being its central theme.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Lok Sabha voting mostly concluded in south India
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) With voting completed for third phase of Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday, all southern states have voted to elect their representatives - save one - to the lower house of Parliament.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Voters, polling staff blocked by BJP in Tripura: CPI-M, Congress
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Opposition CPI-M and Congress on Tuesday alleged that thousands of voters were prevented from casting their votes and a large number of polling agents belonging to the two parties were not allowed to enter or sit inside the polling stations by the ruling BJP and its goons.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
66% voter turnout in third phase polls
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The third phase of Lok Sabha polls saw a voter turnout of 66 per cent compared to 69.03 per cent in 2014 with some states such as Odisha and Goa recording lower turnouts and a few others like Bihar witnessing a higher participation.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NIA arrests Islamic State sympathizer from Delhi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested Islamic State sympathizer Mohammad Faiz for allegedly conspiring to commit terrorist attacks in Delhi, National Capital Region (NCR) and Uttar Pradesh, the agency said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
BJP risks 4 seats in UP in face of SP-BSP challenge
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Out of the 10 seats that went to the polls in Uttar Pradesh in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) runs the risk of losing four of its own seats and may not be able to wrest three from the Samajwadi Party (SP) if the voting patterns of 2014 are replicated this time.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala turnout crosses 2014, all three fronts upbeat
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Technical glitches notwithstanding, more than 75 per cent of Kerala's over 2 crore strong electorate had cast their votes in polling to the state's 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the third round on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Rahul's response on Rafale: High on political justification, low on regret
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi's affidavit in the Supreme Court about his comment on the Rafale deal appears more like the stand of his party on the deal; and less in expression of apology, with just one mention of regret.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pandey, Warner fifties help Sunrisers post 175/3
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Manish Pandey and David Warner struck half-centuries as Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 175/3 in 20 overs against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
BJP dumps Sampla; he terms it 'cow slaughter'
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday chose to dump Union Minister of State Vijay Sampla for the Hoshiarpur (SC) Lok Sabha seat in Punjab, Sampla reacted strongly calling the party's decision a "cow slaughter".
2019-04-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
552 central paramilitary companies in Bengal's 4th phase
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) A total of 552 companies of central paramilitary forces will be deployed for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, covering eight parliamentary seats, on April 29, Central Police Observer Vivek Dubey said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics,Defence/Security
Modi attacks Mamata, Trinamool for using Bangladeshi actors
Asansol (West Bengal), April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took potshots at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for roping in actors from neighbouring Bangladesh to campaign for her Trinamool Congress in the 2019 polls.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
LS polls: 3rd phase sees largest deployment of EVMs
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The third phase of ongoing Lok Sabha elections saw the largest-ever deployment of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines across 2.11 lakh polling stations spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories, the Election Commission (EC) said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
305 candidates file nominations in Haryana for LS polls
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) As many as 163 candidates filed nominations on Tuesday on the last day of filing nominations for the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Rahul calls Amit Shah 'murder accused', stirs row
Bhopal, April 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday sparked a political controversy by referring to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) counterpart Amit Shah as a "murder accused" during an election rally in Jabalpur.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Islamic State claims Sri Lanka bloodbath, toll 321
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the horrific Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka as the death toll in the carnage climbed to 321, including 10 Indians, with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe warning of more explosives and militants "out there" and that the Indian Embassy was also a "possible target".
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
'Dhai kilo ka haath' to take on 'Hand' in Gurdaspur
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) Having failed to find a suitable candidate from its existing leadership and cadres in Punjab, the BJP on Tuesday announced the name of Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, son of veteran actor Dharmendra, as the party candidate for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
AIADMK announces candidates for assembly by-elections
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday announced its four candidates for the upcoming assembly by-elections in four constituencies.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Will shake hands with Rahul in parliament: Wayanad CPI candidate
Wayanad (Kerala), April 23 (IANS) CPI candidate P.P. Suneer, who was the principal opponent of Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Kerala's Wayanad constituency, on Tuesday said he was confident that he will shake hands with Gandhi in the Parliament.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Modi attacks Mamata, Trinamool for using Bangla actors
Asansol, West Bengal, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took potshots at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for roping in actors from neighbouring Bangladesh to campaign for her party Trinamool Congress in the 2019 polls.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
Congress petitions EC against Modi, Shah
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday petitioned the Election Commission against Prime Minister Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, saying both had conducted illegal rallies over the past 24 hours.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After early calm, Bengal poll day marred by killing, clashes
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) West Bengal saw its first poll-related fatality in the ongoing general elections on Tuesday, as a Congress worker succumbed to his injury following a political clash in phase three of the Lok Sabha polls on a day marred by clashes, bombings and intimidation.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
India faces challenge to replace Iran oil: Report
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) India depends on Iran for nearly 10 per cent of its oil requirements, with the US sanction drying this source by May 2, the country's macroeconomic situation may go for a tailspin if an alternative is not found immediately.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Vodafone Idea expects Rs 25k cr rights issues to be fully subscribed
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vodafone Idea on Tuesday said that it expects the Rs 25,000 crore rights issue, which closes on Wednesday, to be fully subscribed.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Policeman killed, 15 injured in two Anantnag accidents
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) A policeman was killed and 15 others - 10 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and five members of the poll staff - were injured in two accidents on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sadhvi Pragya declares assets worth Rs 4.4 lakh
Bhopal, April 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Partys (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, submitted her nomination on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP fields Sunny Deol from Gurdaspur
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The BJP announced actor Sunny Deol, who joined it on Tuesday, as its candidate from Punjab's Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency and retained its sitting MP Kirron Kher from Chandigarh.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over 79% turnout in Kerala's Wayanad LS seat
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Kerala's Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi is trying his electoral luck for the first time, saw a turnout of over 79 per cent on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
ED summons Chanda Kochhar, husband, brother-in-law
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochchar, her husband Deepak Kochchar and brother-in-law Rajiv Kochchar for questionning in a money-laundering case.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
62% turnout in Gujarat, marginally less than in 2014
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Over 62 per cent voters exercised their franchise in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah's home state Gujarat, clocking only one per cent less than the 2014 Lok Sabha elections when the ruling party walked away with all 26 seats.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Dangal 2019
65% turnout in Karnataka's 14 LS seats (Evening Lead)
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 65.23 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the western and northern regions, an official said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
'Hurt' BJP MP Udit Raj targets party over denial of ticket
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Denied a ticket, BJPs sitting Lok Sabha member Udit Raj on Tuesday attacked the party, saying candidates are being chosen on the basis of "some inscrutable internal standards" while ignoring the hard work of aspirants.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC notice to advocate alleging conspiracy against CJI (3rd Lead)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to advocate Utsav Bains, who has alleged that there is a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a false sexual harassment case.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
No early resolution in sight to 'royal' Bhopal imbroglio (Part II) (IANS Investigation)
(Attn Editors: This is the second and concluding part of a two part series on the churning in the erstwhile Bhopal royal family over the claimants to thousands of acres of land worth crores of rupees. Part II examines how the dispute has moved forward. Part I, which ran on Monday, examined the genesis of the dispute and the dramatis personae involved. Editor IANS)
2019-04-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Petrol may not go beyond Rs 75/litre in Delhi till poll-end
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Call it election time rationing or return of the administered price mechanism regime, but the retail price of petrol may not cross the Rs 75 a litre-mark in Delhi, at least till the end of polling on May 19.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
SpiceJet to launch 28 new flights connecting Mumbai, Delhi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet will launch 28 new flights connecting Mumbai and Delhi with other cities on its domestic network from April 26.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
IEPF body recovers Rs 1,514 cr of depositors' funds
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Authority has "successfully forced" the Peerless General Finance and Investment Company to transfer deposits worth about Rs 1,514 crore to IEPF, a statutory body under the ministry of Corporate Affairs.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Twitter revenue jumps 18% to $787 mn, users down
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Twitter on Tuesday said its revenue jumped 18 per cent to $787 million in the first quarter of this year compared to last year, while its monthly active users went down to 330 million, a year-on-year drop of six million.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
China protests US sanctions threat for buying Iran oil
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) China on Tuesday strongly protested against a threat by the US to impose sanctions on countries that continue buying Iranian oil after Washington decided not to reissue waivers for oil imports from the Middle Eastern country.
2019-04-23
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Bihar records 60% turnout in phase 3 (2nd Lead)
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Around 60 per cent voting was recorded till 6 p.m. on Tuesday for the five Lok Sabha seats in Bihar that went to the polls in the third phase of polling on Tuesday amid few incidents of clashes and EVM glitches, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Huawei partners with Infosys on new Cloud solutions
Singapore, April 23 (IANS) Chinese technology giant Huawei on Tuesday said it had entered into an agreement with software major Infosys to develop new Cloud solutions in a bid to help enterprises fast-track their digital transformation.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy,Technology
Over 80% voting in incident-free Tripura LS poll
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 80 per cent of the total 12.5 lakh voters on Tuesday cast their ballots in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
ZEE5 announces eight new book adaptations
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) On the occasion of World Book Day on April 23, OTT platform ZEE5 announced eight new book adaptations.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Smith calls 'Gemini Man' most demanding film of career
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actor Will Smith says the emotional and physical challenges of making Ang Lees science-fiction thriller "Gemini Man" have been the most demanding of his career.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bangladesh PM's relative killed in Sri Lanka
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) An eight-year-old relative of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was among 321 people killed in the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Karan Wahi to step into Divyanka's shoes
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Karan Wahi has been roped in to host the upcoming weekend episodes of "The Voice", which has been anchored by actress Divyanka Tripathi since its beginning.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Government to blame for Easter carnage: Rajapaksa
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Opposition leader and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on the Sri Lankan government, saying it must be held accountable for the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 321 people.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
1 killed in violence-marred Bengal polls (6th Lead)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One Congress worker was killed in clashes outside a polling booth as crude bombs were hurled in a bid to intimidate voters amid EVM malfunctioning at some place for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
Chennai opts to bowl against Hyderabad (Toss)
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their return fixture of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Losing isn't fun, but removing DK not discussed: Kallis
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Jacques Kallis on Tuesday said he hasn't been in touch with skipper Dinesh Karthik or co-owner Shah Rukh Khan since their loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Jaypee seeks home buyers' support for fresh JIL bid
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Promising to construct over 20,000 incomplete flats in four years time, the Jaypee Group has written to home buyers that it would submit a fresh resolution to get back Jaypee Infratech and has sought their support for the withdrawal of the insolvency case.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jet to approach lenders with fresh funding proposal
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Temporarily grounded Jet Airways is expected to make yet another plea for an interim funding of at least Rs 250 crore to its lenders to restart bare minimum operations till May 10.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Arya Stark will sit on Iron Throne, feels Nikolaj
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau says Maisie Williams' character Arya Stark will sit on the coveted Iron Throne in the fantasy series "Game of Thrones".
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Let ITAT decide on Young Indian under IT Act: SC
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred hearing on the plea challenging the reopening of the tax assessment of Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Oscar Fernandes for the year 2011-2012, saying that let Income Tax Appellate Tribunal decide on challenge to withdrawal of registration to Young Indian under Section 12 AA of Income Tax Act.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Foreign involvement in Sri Lanka bombings: PM
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that authorities were making progress in identifying the culprits of the Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 321 people and wounded over 500 and evidence had been found on foreign links of the attacks.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Petrol may not go beyond Rs 75/litre till election-end
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Call it election time rationing or return of the administered price mechanism regime, but the retail price of petrol may not cross the Rs 75 a litre-mark in Delhi, at least till the end of polling on May 19.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Dangal 2019
Many star kids set to twinkle on big screen this year
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) After actor Mohnish Bahl's daughter Pranutan kick-started her Bollywood innings this year, a spate of star kids is gearing up to make their debut on the silver screen.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Assam records 78.52% voting till 5 p.m.
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) An average 78.52 per cent polling was recorded in Guwahati, Kokrajhar, Dhubri and Barpeta constituencies of Assam in the third phase till 5 p.m. on Tuesday, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Snags in EVMs reported from different states
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Like in the previous two phases of Lok Sabha elections held on April 11 and April 18, snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were reported from different polling stations spread across the 13 states and two Union Territories which went to the polls in the third phase on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sri Lankan schools to remain shut till April 29
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) All government schools across Sri Lanka will remain closed until April 29 in view of the security situation, Education Minister Akila V. Kariyawasam announced on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Boney Kapoor has curfew time for Khushi
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actress Janhvi Kapoor's sister Khushi says their father and producer Boney Kapoor is over-protective, and has a curfew time for her.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
9th Gen Intel Core processors are coming to laptops
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Intel on Tuesday unveiled its new 9th Gen Intel Core mobile H-series processors designed for gamers and creators who want to push their experience to the next level.
2019-04-23
Category: International, India,Technology
2-time Congress MP Shandil files papers from Shimla
Shimla, April 23 (IANS) Two-time MP and Congress leader Dhani Ram Shandil was among eight candidates who filed nomination papers on Tuesday for the four Lok Sabha polls in Himachal Pradesh.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
RBI to buy Rs 25,000 crore worth govt securities in May
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Further addressing the liquidity concerns in the country, the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday said it will buy government securities worth Rs 25,000 crore next month through two auctions of Rs 12,500 crore each.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Chola MS Insurance posts Rs 4,428 cr gross premium
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd (Chola MS) on Tuesday said it closed last fiscal with a gross premium of Rs 4,428 crore.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Maharashtra records 57.01% voting at 5 p.m (Roundup)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Maharashtra recorded a moderate 57.01 per cent voting till 5 p.m for the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra which polled in third phase on Tuesday, election officials said here.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
SC orders Gujarat to rehabilitate Bilkis, pay Rs 50 lakh
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to rehabilitate and pay Rs 50 lakh compensation to Bilkis Yakub Rasool Bano, who was gang-raped at the age of twenty-one in the post-Godhra riots in 2002.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
JetSynthesys to celebrate Sachin's birthday in digital way
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) On the occasion of Sachin Tendulkar's 46th birthday on Wednesday, JetSynthesys, a digital entertainment and gaming company, will give an opportunity to fans to interact with the Master Blaster besides giving them some special rewards.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
TGBL to acquire Dhunseri's branded tea business
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd (TGBL) on Tuesday said it has entered into a non-binding term sheet to acquire the branded tea business of Dhunseri Tea & Industries Limited, for an aggregate consideration of up to Rs 101 crore.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
6, including 3 school kids, drown in river in TN
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Six persons, including three school-going children, drowned in a river in Namakkal district on Tuesday, said police.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sri Lanka will eradicate terrorism with global help: PM
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that the government would eradicate terrorism with the assistance offered by the international community in the wake of the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 321 people and injured over 500.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Court issues NBW against Kejriwal, Sisodia
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Tuesday issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav in a criminal defamation complaint filed by advocate Surender Kumar Sharma.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Maruti Suzuki launches BS-VI compliant Alto
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday launched the all new Alto with BSVI (Bharat Stage-IV emission norms) compliant engine, nearly a year before the regulation being mandated.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adhyayan sings remake of 'Soniyo' from 'Raaz 2'
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Adhyayan Suman has sung the recreated version of the song "Soniyo" from his film "Raaz 2", which was released in 2009. He says the track is very close to his heart.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chhattisgarh records 65% turnout in remaining 7 seats
Raipur, April 23 (IANS) Nearly 65 percent of 1.27 crore voters exercised their franchise on Tuesday for seven seats in Chhattisgarh's third and final phase of polling which sealed fate of 123 candidates.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Two bombed hotels shut, Army briefs on security
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Two of the three luxury hotels in Colombo targeted by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday have shut down while a third has stopped accepting fresh bookings.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Varanasi: Telangana farmers may contest against Modi
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) Fifty turmeric farmers from Nizamabad district of Telangana plan to contest the election against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency to highlight their problems.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Odisha records 61% polling in third phase
Bhubaneshwar, April 23 (IANS) Odisha recorded 61 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm in the third phase of polling on Tuesday, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar. He said the polling percentage would increase as voting was still on at several booths in the state.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Professional education quality a concern, says V-P
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu here on Tuesday said even though India increased the number of higher education institutions after Independence, the quality of professional education remained a major concern, which needed to be addressed.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
45 children killed in Sri Lanka bombings: UN
Geneva, April 23 (IANS) At least 45 children were among 321 people killed in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday suicide bombings, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Denied ticket in Delhi, Udit Raj hits out at BJP
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Current BJP MP from North West Delhi Udit Raj on Tuesday accused the party of ignoring the hard work of ticket aspirants and instead depending on some "inscrutable internal standards".
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019
7-time Grammy winner Prince's memoir in October
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The memoir of American singer-songwriter Prince, who died in April 2016, will hit the stands on October 29. As per the publisher, it will feature never-before-seen documents and the early pages of the memoir Prince began writing before his death.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
40 foreigners killed in Sri Lanka bombings
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) A total of 40 foreigners have been killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka and another 30 are receiving treatment in various hospitals, an official said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Ranbir Kapoor surprises fans by taking 'groupfie'
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor isn't on social media, but the Bollywood star sent the virtual world in meltdown with a 'groupfie' with his fans.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Milind Soman to feature in fitness show
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Model-actor-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman is coming up with a fitness-based web series.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
7 out of 10 women cheat on spouses in India: Survey
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Seven out of 10 women in India cheat on their husbands because they do not take part in domestic chores and the similar number of women turned unfaithful because their marriage had become monotonous, a survey by extra-marital dating app Gleeden said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
65% Indian businesses witness rise in online fraud
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Over the past one year, 65 per cent of Indian businesses have experienced increase in online fraud-related losses, including account takeover attacks and fraudulent account openings, says a report.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Over 79% voting in incident-free Tripura LS poll (Evening Lead)
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 79 per cent of the total 12.5 lakh voters on Tuesday cast their ballots in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Sri Lanka mulling burqa ban?
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) With interrogation of suspects and other evidence pointing to the involvement of many women in the Easter Sunday bombings, the Sri Lankan government may end up banning 'burqa' and 'niqab', a newspaper reported on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
Pragya Thakur, Sanjar file nominations in Bhopal
Bhopal, April 23 (IANS) Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on Tuesday filed another set of nomination papers as a BJP candidate from Bhopal. She had earlier filed her papers on Monday, claiming that it was an auspicious mahurat.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Kashmiri scholar with terror links arrested in Punjab
Bathinda (Punjab), April 23 (IANS) A Kashmiri PhD scholar was arrested in a joint operation of the Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab Police from the Central University in Bathinda on Tuesday for alleged terror links, police said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
60% polling in Karnataka till 5 p.m (Fifth Lead)
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) About 60 per cent votes were cast till 5 p.m in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats during the third phase of polling amid tight security on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
New Zealand has no information on SL terror link
Wellington, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's office said on Tuesday that New Zealand "has not yet seen any intelligence" on the basis of which it can be said that suicide bombings in Sri Lanka were linked to the mosque attacks in Christchurch.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
1 killed in violence-marred Bengal polls (5th Lead)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One Congress worker was killed in clashes outside a polling booth, and hurling of bombs, bids to intimidate voters and EVM snags marred the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
EEPC India seeks copper scrap policy
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India on Tuesday said it has impressed upon the government to bring in a copper scrap policy in order to prevent import of inferior and hazardous material, raising concern over 60 per cent fall in copper and allied product exports in March, due to shutdown of Sterlile's Tuticorin plant.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
'Didi' dreams of becoming PM by fighting few LS seats: Modi
Asansol (West Bengal), April 23 (IANS) In a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused her of "dreaming" about becoming the next Prime Minister by fighting only in a handful of Lok Sabha seats.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Jet scrips up 10% over slot protection assurance
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Bucking the trend seen in the past three sessions after the "temporary" grounding of the Jet Airways, scrips of the cash-strapped airline finished Tuesday's trade nearly 10 per cent higher after gaining up to 12 per cent.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Congress security policy favours jihadis: Himachal CM
Shimla, April 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said the national security policy of the Congress "seems to be standing in favour of jihadi terrorists of Kashmir".
2019-04-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
HC dismisses Deepa Talwar plea for ED questioning at home
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea of Deepa Talwar, wife of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, seeking directions to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to quiz her at her residence and not at the agency's office.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
More than 55% turnout in Bihar 3rd phase
Patna, April 23 (IANS) More than 55 per cent voting was recorded till 5 p.m. on Tuesday for the five Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the third phase of parliamentary elections amid a few incidents of clashes and malfunctioning of EVMs, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019
Congress, BJP candidates file nominations in Delhi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) All the seven Congress candidates and four from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the national capital filed their nominations on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
It's grand fight of grandsons in Haryana's Hisar
Hisar (Haryana), April 23 (IANS) In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Hisar gave the country its youngest-ever Member of Parliament (MP) in Dushyant Chautala. He was only 26 years and one-month old at that time. This time, the Hisar Lok Sabha seat is witnessing the grand fight of two great grandsons and one grandson of three political dynasties in the state.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Mystery shrouds Sri Lankan group behind carnage
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) While the Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday carnage in Sri Lanka which killed at least 321 people, the needle of suspicion remained pointed towards the little-known local Islamist group, the National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ).
2019-04-23
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Technology,Terrorism
Raids in Badaun to trace missing minister
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) District officials in Badaun carried out raids at several places after allegations that UP minister Swami Prasad Maurya was camping in the constituency from where his daughter Sanghmitra Maurya is a candidate.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019
Islamic State claims Sri Lanka carnage, toll is 321 (3rd Lead)
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka as the death toll in the Easter Sunday bloodbath touched 321, including 10 Indians, with over 500 injured.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
SC notice to Rahul in 'chowkidar' issue, exempts personal appearance (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice of criminal contempt to Congress President Rahul Gandhi while rejecting a plea for closing the matter related to his "chowkidar chor hai" remarks incorrectly attributed to the top court.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
10 voters drop dead in Kerala during LS polls
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) At least 10 deaths were reported from various places in Kerala on Tuesday while polling was underway for 20 Lok Sabha seats in the state. However, the Election Commission said it had nothing to do with voting.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Priyanka to begin 3-day eastern UP tour on April 24
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress in-charge for eastern UP, will embark on the second leg of her campaign from Wednesday with a three-day tour of Fatehpur, Mahoba, Hamirpur, Jhansi, Orai, Jalaun and Barabanki constituencies.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sensex down 80 pts over polls, oil caution
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Investors on Tuesday traded with caution anticipating a further rise in the international oil prices, and conclusion of the third and largest phase of the general elections. Sensex ended 80 points lower after a range-bound movement throughout the day's trade.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kerala turnout crosses 65% till 5 p.m.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Technical glitches notwithstanding, 65 per cent of Kerala's over 2 crore strong electorate had cast their votes by 5 p.m. as polling went on in the state's 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the third round on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Opposition demand 50% VVPAT vote count, to approach SC
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Opposition parties on Tuesday renewed their demand for verifying 50 per cent of the voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) voter slips with the electronic voting machines (EVMs), and announced plans to launch a fresh challenge in the Supreme Court on the issue.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
TCS, Infosys increase hiring by 350% in FY19
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Amid a slowdown in job growth across sectors, IT services major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Infosys hired about 42,000 more techies in the recently concluded fiscal 2018-19 than it did in the previous fiscal, registering a growth of over 350 per cent in new hiring, a media report said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
LS polls: Over 50% polling till 3 p.m. in phase 3
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Millions of people came out to vote as over 50 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 3 p.m. across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Anantnag voting ends peacefully but with low turnout (3rd Lead)
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Amid heavy security arrangements, voting ended peacefully on Tuesday in the first phase of the three-phased Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag constituency.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Savdhaan India host's debut crime book likely in May
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Sushant Singh, host of "Savdhaan India", crime-based reality show, along with his co-author Kulpreet Yadav will soon bring out a book on India's women criminals. It was expected to be launched on May 20, said Penguin, the publisher.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Art/Culture/Books
Colombo police issue alert for van carrying explosives
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The police in Colombo on Tuesday issued an alert that a van or lorry carrying explosives may be in the city following which security was stepped up at government buildings and police stations.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Mediterranean diet prevents overeating: Study
New York, April 23 (IANS) Can't stop overeating? Adopt a Mediterranean diet as it not only deters overeating but also protects against obesity and liver diseases, suggests a new study.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Suthirta defeats Sabine, joins Manika in round 64
Budapest, April 23 (IANS) India's Suthirta Mukherjee scripted a 4-3 win in what was the biggest women singles upset in the ITTF World Championships at Budapest when she sent world No. 58 Sabine Winter of Germany packing on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Islamic State claims Sri Lanka bombings
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the horrific Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka which killed at least 321 people and injured more than 500 in the worst outbreak of violence in the island nation in a decade.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
One killed in Bengal poll violence
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One person was killed after the workers of Trinamool Congress and Congress clashed in West Bengal's Murshidabad district during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday, the police said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Bhuvneshwar to lead SRH against CSK on Tuesday
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper Kane Williamson will miss out on Tuesday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) owing to personal reasons. The Kiwi cricketer has reportedly returned to New Zealand.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Tata Power to create renewables-based future: IEEFA
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's largest private integrated power company -- Tata Power -- recently made it publicly clear that it will cease building new coal-fired power capacity, a report by US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Past governments didn't care about India's security: Modi
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed the past Congress governments, saying they were only concerned about the interest of a 'namdar' family, not the country's security. He added that these "incompetent and scared" governments also failed to demonstrate India's defence capability in space.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Islamic State claims Sri Lanka carnage
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that left at least 321 people dead and more than 500 injured.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
Jio leading, Bharti stable, Voda losing: CLSA report
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Reliance Jio's 8-million strong subscriber additions, Airtel's stable market share and Voda Idea losing customers is the sum of brokerage firm CLSA 's telecom sector outlook for February 2019, that projects Jio will lead the subscriber market share in the current year.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rahul will win hands down from Wayanad: Contender kin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) A social group's leader in Kerala whose son is in the fray against Congress President from the Wayanad seat, on Tuesday said he is confident that Rahul Gandhi will win.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
PVL: Chennai Spartans to face Vietnamese club in QF
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) After winning the inaugural edition of the RuPay Pro Volleyball League (PVL), Chennai Spartans are keeping the Indian flag high in the 2019 Asian Mens Club Volleyball Championship, being held in Taiwan.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
40 adware apps discovered on Google Play Store
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Global cybersecurity firm Avast on Tuesday announced that it has discovered 40 adware apps on the Google Play Store with over 20 million downloads.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
One killed in Bengal poll violence
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One person was killed on Tuesday during a clash between Trinamool Congress and Congress workers during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, the police said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Polling official dies on duty in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) A polling official passed away while on duty in Dhenkanal district of Odisha on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Islamic State claims Sri Lanka bombings
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that left 321 people dead.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
ITC moves NCLT against Hotel Leelaventure
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Hotel Leelaventure on Tuesday said the diversified conglomerate ITC Ltd has filed a petition against it before the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for alleged "oppression and mismanagement".
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google walkout organisers face retaliation at work
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Two Google employees have said they have been retaliated against for helping to organise a walkout among thousands of company workers in November 2018 and are planning a meeting to discuss alleged instances of retaliation, the media has reported.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
RIL's earnings momentum set to pick up in FY20: HSBC
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Taking note of the fact that weakness in Reliance Industries's (RIL) refining business has been counter-balanced by "solid growth" in retail and telecom (Jio) business, HSBC expects RIL's earnings momentum to accelerate in FY20 and maintains "buy" rating.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After Sheohar, Lalu's son to campaign against RJD in Jehanabad
Patna, April 23 (IANS) After fielding Angesh Kumar Singh as the Lalu Rabri Morcha (LRM) candidate in the Sheohar Lok Sabha seat against RJD's Syed Faisal Ali, RJD chief Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav has decided to field Chandra Prakash Yadav from Jehanbad.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Complaint against Rahul sent to designated court
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday sent a private complaint filed against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for making an objectionable speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi to another judge designated for dealing with cases against MPs and MLAs.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Britney Spears fans hold protest in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Britney Spears' fans held a protest in Los Angeles demanding that the pop star be released from a treatment facility in response to online rumours that Spears is being held against her will.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Melting Arctic permafrost will have $70tn climate impact
London, April 23 (IANS) The release of methane and carbon dioxide from thawing permafrost will accelerate global warming and add up to $70 trillion to the worlds climate bill, according to the most advanced study yet of the economic consequences of a melting Arctic.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Wife, sister of Colombo bomber also killed
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The wife and sister of a suicide bomber who struck the Shangri-La Hotel in the Sri Lankan capital were killed in the last of the eight deadly blasts that rocked the country on Easter Sunday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Punjabi singer Hans Raj Hans makes foray into electoral politics
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) After winning millions of hearts by giving out peppy Punjabi numbers, it is a new innings for popular singer Hans Raj Hans as he entered the electoral fray on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Dangal 2019,Politics
Philippines quake toll increases to 16
Manila, April 23 (IANS) The death toll in Monday's 6.1-magnitude quake that struck the Philippines' Luzon Island has increased to 16, amid ongoing efforts to rescue around 30 missing people who were trapped under a collapsed commercial centre, authorities said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Jet's historic rights on slots protected: Government
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Amid concerns raised by investors bidding for a stake in the grounded Jet Airways, the Civil Aviation Ministry (MoCA) on Tuesday said that historic rights of slots of the financially crippled airline across various airports would be protected.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
67% voting in Tripura LS polls (3rd Lead) (3 p.m.)
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 67 per cent votes were registered till 3 p.m. on Tuesday in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
BJP dumps Udit Raj, names Hans Raj
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday named singer Hans Raj Hans as its candidate for the North West Delhi Lok Sabha seat, dropping the sitting and sulking MP Udit Raj.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Huawei 'P30 Lite' sale at Amazon India on Thursday
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Tuesday announced that its recently launched "P30 Lite" smartphone will go on sale on Thursday in India.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
41 per cent voting in Karnataka (Fourth Lead) (3 p.m.)
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An average of 41 per cent votes were cast till 3 p.m. in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats during the third phase of polling amid tight security on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Beuran Hendricks replaces injured Alzarri Joseph at MI
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Left-arm South African fast bowler Beuran Hendricks has signed with the Mumbai Indians as a replacement for the injured Alzarri Joseph for the remainder of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
ITC bungs in monkey wrench in Leela deal (IANS Special)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In the ongoing hot button Hotel Leela Venture takeover drama, shareholder ITC has moved National Company Law Tribunal against the company alleging "oppression and mismanagement".
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kerala registers 43.91% voting till 1 p.m.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Technical glitches notwithstanding, close to half of the over 2 crore voters in Kerala cast their votes in the first six hours of polling till 1 p.m. on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
SC awards Rs 50 lakh to Godhra rape survivor Bilkis
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to rehablitate and pay Rs 50 lakh in compensation to Bilkis Yakub Rasool, who was gang raped at the age of 21 in 2002 during the post-Godhra riots. Her three-year-old daughter was also killed.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mulayam Singh Yadav casts his vote in Mainpuri
Mainpuri, April 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, who is contesting for the fifth consecutive term from Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh, cast his vote in the third phase of polling on Tuesday. He was accompanied by his wife Sadhna Gupta, son and party chief Akhilesh Yadav and daughters-in-law Dimple Yadav and Aparna Yadav.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jet: Pawar to meet PM, union claims foreign airlines fleecing
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Political heavyweight and Maharashtra strongman Sharad Pawar has assured Jet Airways employees to take up their cause with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the elections in the state.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
SL carnage response to Christchurch massacre: Minister
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Minister of State for Defence Ruwan Wijewardene on Tuesday said that the Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 321 people were a response to the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in March.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
SP's Dharmendra Yadav alleges conspiracy in Badaun
Badaun, April 23 (IANS) Lodging a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) against the malfunctioning of EVMs, Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Badaun Dharmendra Yadav on Tuesday accused the district administration of conspiring for his defeat in the third phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
SC contempt notice to Rahul binds him to appear personally: Rohatgi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a dramatic twist to the Rahul Gandhi contempt notice, top legal eagle Mukul Rohatgi on Tuesday said issuance of notice by the Supreme Court to the Congress President in a criminal contempt petition will make him personally appear to explain his statement which he had wrongly attributed to the apex court on the Rafale verdict.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ex-Jharkhand CM says he got death threat in letter
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi said on Tuesday that he received a death threat in a letter that asked him to stay away from the polls or he would be killed.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Missed warnings expose split in Sri Lanka government
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Scrutiny fell on rifts in Sri Lanka's leadership after it emerged that authorities were previously warned about the local Muslim outfit accused in horrific Easter Sunday bombings which killed 321 people, but Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the Cabinet were not informed of the terror threat.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Mukesh Chhabra to play rapper in web series
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Popular casting director Mukesh Chhabra will portray the role of a rapper in the upcoming thriller "Fixer" on a digital platform.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nearly 52% polling in Bengal (4th Lead) (1 p.m.)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Amid reports of violence, hurling of crude bombs, intimidation and EVM failure, nearly 52 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise in the first six hours of polling in phase three of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
National opposition leaders attack EVM-VVPATs
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Leaders of various opposition parties on Tuesday launched a fresh attack on the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs)-VVPATs, claiming they are ridden with glitches and vulnerable to programming error.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Hyderabad Nizams' family visits royal jewel show
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Royal jewels from the Hyderabad Nizams' family collection, worn by seven generations of the Asaf Jahi dynasty, are on exhibition at the National Museum here. The extensive show of jewels was visited by Nawab Najaf Ali Khan, grandson of the last ruling Nizam, on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
SL carnage to avenge Christchurch, toll 321 (3rd Lead)
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that the horrific Easter Sunday bombings were meant to avenge the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand as the death toll in the island nation rose to 321 including 10 Indians.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Central Intelligence Agency to make Instagram debut
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) After marking its social presence on Facebook and Twitter, US-based civilian foreign intelligence service Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) will now make a debut on Instagram.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
Low voter turnout may hit Mufti's prospects in Anantnag
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) With the overall voter turnout in the first of the three-phase polling in Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency settling below 10 per cent till 1 p.m. on Tuesday, the fate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti hangs precariously in the balance in what was till recently her party's bastion.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Renner feels blessed to play make-believe for living
Seoul, April 23 (IANS) Actor Jeremy Renner shot to fame with his role as the bow wielding Hawkeye from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He says he enjoys every moment of suiting up and essaying the mighty hero and feels blessed to play "make-believe" for a living.
2019-04-23
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,Hollywood,National
SC refuses to close 'chowkidar' matter, Rahul issued contempt notice
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice of criminal contempt to Congress President Rahul Gandhi while rejecting a plea for closing the matter related to his 'chowkidar chor hai remarks incorrectly attributed to the top court.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Central forces influencing Bengal voters towards BJP: Mamata
Arambag (West Bengal), April 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused Central forces personnel of influencing voters to cast their vote in favour of the BJP and said her Trinamool Congress party haa lodged an "official complaint" with the Election Commission (EC) against the offenders.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
39% voter turnout recorded in Gujarat till 2 p.m.
Gandhinagar April 23 (IANS) The average voter turnout till 2 p.m. has been recorded at 39.27 per cent in Gujarat, where all the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state are going to the polls in the third phase on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
I-League clubs shooting themselves in foot: AIFF secretary
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das has finally decided to break his silence on the raging controversy that has hit the federation after seven I-League clubs decided to "boycott" the Super Cup last month.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Harris supports Congress over Trump's impeachment
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Indian and Jamaican descent, has said that she supports Congress moving towards President Donald Trump's impeachment.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
43% voting in Wayanad, 39% in Gandhinagar (2 p.m.)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Kerala's Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi is contesting, saw over 43 per cent polling till 2 p.m. whereas Gujarat's Gandhinagar seat, where BJP President Amit Shah is contesting, witnessed just over 39 per cent polling till the same time.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
RBI may offer more time for bank-led resolution of NPAs
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The RBI is likely to adopt a more accommodative approach towards resolution of stressed assets when it issues a revised circular, replacing the controversial February 12 circular quashed by the Supreme Court.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kohli fan named winner of Global Sports Fan Award
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Ahead of the biggest & first ever Global Sports Fan Awards, Sugumar D., an ardent fan of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, has been announced as the second recipient of the Global Sports Fan Awards, joining the bandwagon with Sachin Tendulkar worshipper Sudhir Kumar, who is the first recipient of the award.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
MSD's form reignites greatest finisher debate before WC
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) With 26 runs needed off the final over, anyone would say that the bowling team has the upper hand and is most likely to win the game. This is what RCB skipper Virat Kohli would have thought when he handed the ball to Umesh Yadav on Sunday. However, he was aware of the fact that the batsman at the striker's end was none other than MS Dhoni, a man who has been famous throughout his career for doing the impossible. And he almost pulled it off again.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
SL carnage response to Christchurch massacre: Minister
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene on Tuesday said that the Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 310 people were a response to the mass shooting at mosques in Christchurch in March.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Naveen Patnaik's exit is certain in Odisha: Modi
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a direct attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, saying that his exit was certain and that a handful of officers will not save him.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Rahul promises Special Kisan Budget from next year
Banswara (Rajasthan), April 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that a Special Kisan Budget will be presented in Parliament next year if the party is voted to power in the ongoing general elections.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Hailing Modi, Bollywood actor Sunny Deol joins BJP (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, son of veteran actor and former BJP MP Dharmendra, on Tuesday joined the BJP, showering praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC notice to advocate alleging conspiracy against CJI (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to advocate Utsav Bains, who has alleged that there is a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a false sexual harassment case.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
37.56% voting in third phase (1 p.m.)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The third phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday saw low to brisk polling till 1 p.m., with West Bengal registering the highest turnout of 52.39 per cent, and Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir the lowest of 9.63 per cent. The overall turnout at 1 p.m has been estimated at 37.56 per cent.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Congress defends Rahul over 'Chowkidar chor hai' jibe
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday defended party chief Rahul Gandhi over his "Chowkidar chor hai" jibe aimed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying it was a mere political slogan and the party never intended to attribute it to an earlier Supreme Court order.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Necessary to move on from past laurels: Manoj Bajpayee
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee is the recipient of two National Film Awards and India's fourth highest civilian award, Padma Shri, but he stills considers himself a common man from Bihar who has to keep working hard to survive in a dream city like Mumbai. The actor, who turned 50 on Tuesday, feels that he still has a long way to go.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,Bollywood,National
Apple spent over $30 mn on Amazon Cloud in Q1 2019
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) In its determination to expand its online services like iCloud, Apple spent over $30 million on Amazon's Cloud services in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019. The amount is 10 per cent higher than what it spent in Q1 2018.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sri Lanka death toll 310, Indian count is 10 (2nd Lead)
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The death toll from a series of coordinated bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has risen to 310, including 10 Indians, police said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
35.70% voting in Maharashtra (Third Lead) (1 p.m.)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) A moderate average of 35.70 per cent voting was recorded till 1 p.m. for the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra on Tuesday, election officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Satish Kaushik locks script of 'Tere Naam' sequel
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik says he will be making a sequel to the 2003 Salman Khan-starrer "Tere Naam". The upcoming film will revolve around a gangster and will be set in north India.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pant biggest finisher in T20s right now: Shaw
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw believes his team-mate Rishabh Pant is the biggest finisher in T20 cricket at the moment.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Indian adaptation of BBC's 'Luther' in pipeline
Bali, April 23 (IANS) Indian content producer Applause Entertainment will back an Indian version of actor Idris Elba's hit crime drama "Luther".
2019-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Don't link us with Sri Lankan group: TN outfit
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) A senior leader of the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) on Tuesday dubbed as "media terrorism" a report linking it with a similar Sri Lankan group which has been blamed for the suicide bombings that killed 310 people in the island nation.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
Naval parade marking Chinese Navy's anniversary concludes
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) A grand naval parade concluded on Tuesday in the waters off east China's port city of Qingdao, after the reviewing ship sailed past the last visiting foreign vessel.
2019-04-23
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
45% voting recorded in Goa (3rd Lead) (1 p.m.)
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) After a sluggish start, voting picked up in Goa with a 45.11 per cent voter turnout recorded in the two Lok Sabha constituencies till 1 p.m on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Kerala registers 22.24% voting in 4 hours (11 a.m.)
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Technical glitches notwithstanding, nearly a quarter of the over 2 crore voters in Kerala cast their votes in the first four hours of polling on Tuesday. The state is polling for all of its 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in a single phase.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Office workers who sit a lot need to exercise
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Office workers who sit for long periods of time can reverse the health risks of their modern sedentary lifestyle by exercising just 20 minutes per day, a new study revealed on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Unknown Shalini Yadav to challenge Modi in Varanasi
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party has fielded Shalini Yadav as the joint candidate of the SP-BSP alliance in Varanasi to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Japanese lawmakers visit Yasukuni Shrine
Tokyo, April 23 (IANS) A cross-party group of about 70 Japanese lawmakers visited the Yasukuni Shrine here on Tuesday during its annual spring festival.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Cow body wants firms to produce bio-fertiliser (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog or National Cow Commission will suggest the new government at the Centre to make it mandatory for companies like KRIBHCO and IFFCO to manufacture 10 per cent bio-fertilizers from cow dung and cow urine out of their total annual production.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
New IRA claims killing N. Ireland journalist's murder
Belfast, April 23 (IANS) The New IRA paramilitary group claimed responsibility for the murder of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry and apologized to her family and friends, the media reported on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
25 people killed in Bolivia road accident
La Paz, April 23 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 23 others injured when bus ran off the road and plunged 350 metres to the bottom of a ravine near the Bolivian capital, a senior police officer told Efe news.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Paraguay,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Video games affect girls more than boys: Study
New York, April 23 (IANS) Dear parents, please take note. When it comes to video gaming, girls in the 6-12 age group are at a heightened risk of developing less social competence than boys, warn researchers.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Chelsea drop points against Burnley
London, April 23 (IANS) Chelsea, who started their match against Burnley with a chance to climb to third place in the Premier League, could manage only a 2-2 draw and they remain in the thick of a four-club scramble for the last two Champion League berths.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Moderate voting in Karnataka (3rd Lead)(12 noon)
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Voting picked up in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha constituencies to register 21.05 per cent by 12 noon on Tuesday, an official said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Sabarimala: Will it, won't it impact Kerala polls
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) As electorate in Kerala queue up to cast their vote on Tuesday, the big question on everyone's mind is whether and how will the Sabarimala temple controversy impact their decision.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Dangal 2019,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Publicising military action escalates conflict: ex-NSA
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Cross-border military action that is made public necessarily provokes the other side to respond, leading to escalation of conflict between two countries, according to former National Security Advisor (NSA) Shivshankar Menon.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Media,Art/Culture/Books
Colombia landslide toll increases to 28
Bogota, April 23 (IANS) The death toll from a landslide in Colombia triggered by heavy rains has increased to 28, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Colombia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
India must keep buying oil from Iran: CPI-M
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Tuesday urged the government to keep buying oil from Iran despite US threats to impose sanctions on any country which does so.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Politics
33.85% voter turnout in Bihar (1 p.m.)
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Around 33.85 per cent voting was recorded till 1 p.m. on Tuesday for polling in the five Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the third phase of parliamentary elections, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
35% voting in Bengal's 5 LS seats (3rd Lead)(11 a.m.)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Amid a few stray incidents of violence, intimidation and EVM failure, close to 35 per cent electorate cast their votes in the first four hours of polling in phase three of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mass funeral held for Sri Lanka blasts victims
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The first mass funeral was held in Sri Lanka on Tuesday as the country marks a day of mourning for the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 310 people.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
UK's Royal Family releases Prince Louis's new images
London, April 23 (IANS) Three new photographs of Britain's Prince Louis were released by his parents, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, ahead of his first birthday on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Amazon to close its online biz in China: Report
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Retail giant Amazon will withdraw its domestic e-commerce marketplace business in China, effective from July 18, but will keep operating its other business sections, including Amazon Web Services, Kindle e-books and cross-border operations.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi schedule for 'Chhapaak' wrapped up
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Delhi schedule for Meghna Gulzar's upcoming directorial "Chhapaak", starring Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Massey, has concluded.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Prepared to deal with impact of US decision to end waiver for importing Iran oil: India
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India on Tuesday said it is "adequately prepared" to deal with the impact of the US decision to end waiver for importing oil from Iran and that it will continue to work with Washington and other partner countries to find "all possible ways" to protect its energy and economic security interests.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Politics
Azam Khan's son says BJP tampering EVMs
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party candidate from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh Azam Khan's son Abdullah on Tuesday accused the BJP of tampering the electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to which he said voting in the region had slowed down.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
UK government, opposition to resume Brexit talks
London, April 23 (IANS) Talks between UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party are slated to resume on Tuesday as MPs return to Westminster following the Easter break.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Protest over Telangana intermediate board fiasco
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) Tension prevailed at the Telangana Board of Intermediate Education (TBIE) here for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as students continued their protest over the goof-ups in intermediate examination results.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
SC hears after affidavit alleges conspiracy against CJI
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court began hearing on Tuesday after issuing notice to advocate Utsav Bains who alleged a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment case.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sydney Opera House gas leak triggers evacuation of 500 people
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) About 500 people were evacuated from the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday after an excavator cut a gas line, triggering a leak.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russian hackers targeting European embassies: Report
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Russian cyber attackers recently targeted a number of embassies in Europe by employing a weaponised version of TeamViewer -- a popular remote access service and malware disguised as a top secret US government document, according to media reports.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10 DDCA directors want chief axed, to meet on May 1
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Ten of the 15 Board of Directors of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) have signed a resolution for the withdrawal of all powers of association President Rajat Sharma. These 10 members are Vinod Tihara, Rajan Manchanda, Renu Khanna, Sanjay Bhardwaj, Alok Mittal, Apurv Gupta, S.N. Sharma, Sudhir Agarwal, Rakesh Bansal and Nitin Gupta.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Politics
BJP dumps Udit Raj, names Hans Raj
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday named singer Hans Raj Hans for the North West Delhi Lok Sabha seat, dropping the sitting MP Udit Raj.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Japanese Emperor visits father's tomb before abdication
Tokyo, April 23 (IANS) Japans outgoing Emperor Akihito on Tuesday visited the tomb of his father on the outskirts of Tokyo, in one of the last official ceremonies before his abdication on April 30.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Japan,Politics
SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice of criminal contempt to Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
HC seeks response on posting law officers in Delhi jails
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi Government to file a response on a plea seeking appointment of law officers in all jails in the national capital.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
35% voting in Tripura LS polls (2nd Lead) (12 p.m.)
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Around 35 per cent voting was recorded till 12 p.m. on Tuesday in the polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency in Tripura, election officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
EVMs across India faulty or voting for BJP: Akhilesh
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) EVMs across India are either malfunctioning or voting for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
6.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines
Manila, April 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale struck Philippines' Eastern Samar province on Tuesday, the second temblor within 24 hours of a 6.1-magnitude quake that killed nine people in Luzon Island, authorities said.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Modi meets mother before voting
Gandhinagar, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called on his 98-year-old mother Hiraba at her residence here in Gujarat before casting his vote in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Voters angry at those who force bypolls: Parsekar
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) After boycotting the election campaign of BJP's Mandrem candidate Dayanand Sopte, former Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said there would be a backlash against "those candidates who force bypolls" on people.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Wrestler-turned-cop booked for joining Congress campaign
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Mumbai Police on Tuesday lodged an FIR against Narsingh P. Yadav, a Commonwealth Games gold medallist wrestler-turned-Assistant Commissioner of Police, charging him with campaigning for Congress candidate for the Mumbai North-West seat, Sanjay Nirupam.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Poll Trivia,Politics
10% organic fertilizer production to be made mandatory(Lead)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog or National Cow Commission will suggest the new government at the Centre to make it mandatory for companies like KRIBHCO and IFFCO to manufacture 10 per cent bio-fertilizers from cow dung and cow urine out of their total annual production.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Indian death toll in Sri Lanka climbs to 10
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) A total of 10 Indians have died in the Easter Sunday serial bombings in Sri Lanka, the Indian High Commission here announced on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Indian death toll in Sri Lanka rises to 10
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) A total of 10 Indians have died in the Easter Sunday serial bombings in Sri Lanka, the Indian High Commission here announced on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Bollywood actor Sunnny Deol joins BJP
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, son of veteran actor Dharmendra, on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No cricketer has served India like Dhoni: Kapil
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Kapil Dev believes twin World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the biggest contributor to the gentlemans game. Coming from the man who himself lifted the 1983 World Cup in England, this is no mean appreciation.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Bollywood actor Sunny Deol joins BJP
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, son of veteran actor Dharmendra, on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US warns to veto UN resolution over mentions of reproductive health
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The US delegation to the UN has threatened to veto a resolution aiming to prevent rape as a weapon of war and to help its victims, because it contains language about "sexual and reproductive health", a source told CNN.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Apple's 5G iPhones to sport Qualcomm, Samsung chips
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Apple is expected to release a 5G-equipped iPhone in 2020 powered by chipsets from Qualcomm and Samsung that would take the total iPhone shipments to 195-200 million units in two years, according to Apple expert and predictor Ming-Chi Kuo.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Oil supply to Indian refineries is adequate: Government
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The government has worked out a contingency plan to ensure that there is adequate supply of crude oil to Indian oil refineries from May onwards when the US lifts the waivers from its Iran sanctions given earlier to major oil importing countries, including India.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Tessa Thompson says Marvel's Valkyrie is bisexual
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the upcoming "Avengers: Endgame", had no problem addressing speculation about the characters sexuality.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
JLo, Owen Wilson to star in romantic comedy
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez and actor Owen Wilson are set to star in the romantic-comedy "Marry Me".
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
N. Korea confirms Kim Jong-un's Russia visit
Pyongyang, April 23 (IANS) North Korean state media confirmed on Tuesday that the country's leader Kim Jong-un will visit Moscow shortly to hold his first summit with the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
2019-04-23
Category: International, North Korea,Diplomacy,Politics
26.55% voting recorded in Goa (11 a.m.)(2nd Lead)
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Around 26.55 per cent polling was recorded in Goa's two Lok Sabha constituencies by 11 a.m., poll officials said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
10% organic fertilizer production made mandatory
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog or National Cow Commission will suggest the new government at the Centre to make it mandatory for companies like KRIBHCO and IFFCO to manufacture 10 per cent bio-fertilizers from cow dung and cow urine out of their total annual production.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook announces 1st browser API for Chrome
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook has announced its first major API contribution to Googles Chrome browser that is focused on making user experience smoother and faster shortening the time between a click or keystroke and the browser reacting to that.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
RCB host KXIP to keep playoffs chance alive (Preview)
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) With two back to back wins, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will aim for yet another victory and keep their slim chances of making it to the playoffs alive when they take on the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Allegations fly as 3rd phase polling begins in UP
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Polling began for the third phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday amidst levelling of accusations by candidates.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
IBA submits memo to RBI on resolution of stressed assets (IANS Special)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Indian Banks Association (IBA) has submitted a memorandum to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on resolution of stressed assets.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aamir Khan flies economy, surprises co-passengers
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Ditching the luxuries of a business class, superstar Aamir Khan took everyone by surprise as he was spotted travelling in the economy class of domestic budget airline IndiGo.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sri Lanka death toll jumps to 310
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The death toll from a string of explosions that rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to 310 while over 500 remained injured, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Over 10% voting in UP LS polls (9 a.m.)
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Over 10 per cent voting was recorded for the 10 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, according to an election official.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP workers beat up presiding officer in Moradabad
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) BJP activists allegedly beat up the presiding officer at booth number 231 in Bilari in the Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Indian women at high death risk from diabetes: Study
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia - led by India and China -- and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death especially among women and middle-aged people, a significant study has found.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
7% voting recorded in Karnataka (2nd Lead)(10 a.m.)
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Around 7 per cent of the estimated 2.43 crore electorate cast their votes in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha constituencies till 10 a.m. on Tuesday, an official said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
EVMs replaced at South Goa poll booth after complaint
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) All EVMs at a polling station in Cuncolim Assembly constituency in South Goa have been replaced after reports of malfunctioning, Goa Chief Electoral Officer Kunal said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Odisha CM, Union Minister vote in 3rd phase polls
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan are among the early ones to cast their vote for the third phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Peaceful, low key voting in Anantnag (10 a.m.)
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Voting picked up gradually on Tuesday in rural and hilly areas of the Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in Jammu and Kashmir while it remained very low in urban centres.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Each vote is important, says Amit Shah
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah declared on Tuesday after voting in the Lok Sabha elections here that "each vote is important".
2019-04-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Recording device found in US Navy ship bathroom
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The US Navy has launched an investigation into a report that a female Marine discovered a "recording device" in the women's bathroom of one of its ships, the media reported.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
SC notice to advocate alleging conspiracy against CJI
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to advocate Utsav Bains who has alleged that there is a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment case.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Average 20% polling in Gujarat in early hours
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) An average 20 per cent polling was reported in the Lok Sabha elections in Gujarat during the first two hours till around 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Bengal polls over 16% votes in 5 LS seats in 2 hrs (Second Lead, correcting intro)
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Over 12,00,000 voters cast their votes in the first two hours of polling in West Bengal on Tuesday as 16 per cent voting was reported till 9 a.m. in the third phase of the seven-phased polling in the state.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
10% voting for 14 seats in Maharashtra
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Around 10 per cent voting was recorded for the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra here on Tuesday, as polling continued on a peaceful note, election officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Modi, Shah vote; Voter ID stronger than IED, says PM
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah voted on Tuesday here in the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, with Modi saying that Voter ID was stronger than the IED used by terrorists.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Bengal polls over 16% votes in 5 LS seats in 2 hrs
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Over one lakh voters cast their votes in the first two hours of polling in West Bengal on Tuesday as 16 per cent voting was reported till 9 a.m. in the third phase of the seven-phased polling in the state.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
You are wow: Sourav Ganguly praises Rishabh Pant
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Delhi Capitals mentor Sourav Ganguly praised wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who played a scintillating knock to guide his team to a six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Goa Governor votes, asks people to vote
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Celebrate democracy and participate in its greatest festival, elections, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said after voting on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Self-driving Tesla robotaxi coming in 2020: Musk
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the electric car maker is ready to fly autonomous robotaxis from 2020.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Sri Lanka death toll climbs to 310
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The death toll from eight explosions which rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to 310, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Myanmar top court turns down journalists' appeal
Yangon, April 23 (IANS) Myanmars Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven years in jail last year for their reporting on the killings of 10 Rohingya villagers.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Myanmar,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sri Lanka observes nationwide silence
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lankans observed a nationwide three-minute silence on Tuesday to remember the victims of the deadly blasts which rocked the island nation on Easter Sunday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Glitches in EVMs, VVPATs delay Karnataka polling
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Suspicious abandoned parcel found in Colombo
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) A suspicious abandoned parcel was found at the Kollupitiya railway station in the Sri Lankan capital on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
13% voting recorded in Goa in first 2 hours
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Around 13 per cent polling was recorded in the first two hours of polling for Goa's two Lok Sabha constituencies and three Assembly seats on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Trump claims 'nobody disobeys my orders'
Washington, April 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has contended that none of his underlings routinely defy his commands, despite numerous examples contained in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report showing aides ignoring or refusing his dictates.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Few KKR players 'practising' in Mumbai raise eyebrows
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A decision that took quite a few people by surprise, Kolkata Knight Riders have decided to let a few of their players travel to Mumbai and train at their academy before the next game against Rajasthan Royals on Thursday even as rest of the team was given time to regroup.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Microsoft employees decry '996' Chinese work culture
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) A group of Microsoft employees has come forward to support Chinese tech workers on the gruelling '996' culture, writing a petition in defence of a trending GitHub repository that is being censored in China.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amit Shah votes in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Tuesday voted at a polling booth in Sanghvi High School in Naranpura of Ahmedabad, a part of Gujarat's Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency where he is the party candidate.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Prosecute Easter Sunday attackers: Human Rights Watch
New York, April 23 (IANS) Those responsible for the Easter Sunday bloodbath in Sri Lanka should be brought to justice, Human Rights Watch has said.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
N.Korean embassy raid ringleader in hiding: Lawyer
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The head of a shadowy North Korean dissident group wanted by US authorities for his connection to the February raid on Pyongyang's embassy in Madrid, is in hiding from hit squads, his lawyer told CNN.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
We didn't finish off well with the bat: Smith
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith felt his side could have posted a much higher total against Delhi Capitals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) game which they lost by six wickets, here on Monday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Sukhbir Badal to contest LS polls from Ferozepur
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) With the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) facing a backlash over sacrilege cases of Guru Granth Sahib, party President Sukhbir Singh Badal has decided to take the plunge and contest the Lok Sabha elections this time to revive the party cadres.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Equity indices open in green, Sensex up 100 points
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note on Tuesday with the BSE Sensex trading 100 points higher than its previous close.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trump sues to block congressional subpoena of financial records
Washington, April 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has sued his own accounting firm and the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee at the same time in a bid to block the committee from obtaining his financial records through a subpoena.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Voter ID stronger than IED: Modi after voting
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said people must vote in large numbers as the power of the Voter ID is stronger than the IED (improvised explosive device) used by terrorists.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
I couldn't keep my thoughts off WC selection: Pant
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) After propelling Delhi Capitals to a convincing six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rishabh Pant admitted that the World Cup selection has been on his mind for sometime now.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Peaceful voting underway in Maharashtra's 14 LS seats
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Voting continued on a peaceful note for 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra here on Tuesday morning.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Populism and populist politics: A grave threat to liberal democracies
The emergence of populism and populist politics poses a fundamental challenge to liberal democracies globally. In the West, as the reverse impact of globalisation coincided with shrinking markets resulting from the loss of empire and generous welfare policies, populist policies and politicians became a powerful threat to the status quo established post 1947. In the US, it resulted in the rise of Trump while the EU is still grappling with the Brexit phenomenon. In addition, the rise of the era of afake newsa┬┐ and the manipulation of social media to develop popular angst is proving a grave challenge to free and fair democratic elections.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airlines asked to keep fares in check for far-flung areas
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Ministry has asked domestic carriers to desist from raising fares on routes connecting far-flung areas especially in the northeast, in the wake of the grounding of Jet Airways.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Faulty EVMs delay voting in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Numerous complaints of malfunctioning of electronic voting machines (EVMs) were reported from across Kerala on Tuesday as the state voted to elect 20 Lok Sabha members.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Facebook hires Trump official as general counsel
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Facing scrutiny from governments around the world over how it manages users' data, Facebook has hired senior US State Department official Jennifer Newstead as general counsel, overseeing the company's global legal functions.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Democratic leadership prevails, putting off Trump impeachment (News Analysis)
New York, April 23 (IANS) A split Democratic Party has put off impeaching President Donald Trump, with the centrist wing led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi prevailing over the left at a teleconference of members of the House of Representatives to discuss the inquiry report on Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Will quit BJP if denied ticket: Udit Raj
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) BJP MP from North West Delhi Udit Raj on Tuesday announced that he will resign from the party if he is not fielded as a candidate in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Chalakudy sitting MP Innocent votes, cracks jokes
Chalakudy (Kerala) April 23 (IANS) Ace comedian and sitting Chalakudy Lok Sabha member Innocent on Tuesday cast his vote here at one of his many schools that he had studied in.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Congress pushes for Rahul's win in Amethi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Faced with an aggressive BJP, Congress managers in Amethi are leaving no stone unturned to ensure a decent victory margin for party chief Rahul Gandhi.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Voting underway in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha seats
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Voting was underway on Tuesday in the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across western and northern Karnataka amid tight security, said an election official.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Voting starts in 10 Lok Sabha seats in UP
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Voting for the crucial third phase for 10 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh began on Tuesday that will decide the fate of four members of SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav's clan, besides senior party leader Azam Khan and his bete noir BJP's Jaya Prada.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Modi votes in Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cast his vote at a polling booth in Ranip, Ahmedabad, a part ofthe Gujarat's Gandhinagar parliamentary constituency, in the third phase of the Lok Sabha polls.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Voting begins for 5 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Large number of women were seen queued up outside polling booths in Bihar as voting for five Lok Sabha seats began on Tuesday in the third phase of the seven-phased process in the state.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Modi, Shah urge people to vote in 3rd phase polls
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Tuesday have urged people to vote as the third phase of the Lok Sabha polls was underway.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
BJP's Queen Oja votes in Guwahati, confident of win
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Queen Oja, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency, cast her vote here on Tuesday in Assam's third phase polls, saying she was confident of winning the seat.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Voting begins for 14 LS seats in Maharashtra
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Voting for 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra started on a peaceful note in the third phase of the staggered process amid tight security on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Polling begins for J&K's Anantnag LS seat
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Amid unprecedented security, polling started on Tuesday for the first phase of the three-phased Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in Jammu and Kashmir, election officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Voting begins for third phase LS polls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) The third phase elections for the six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly constituencies in Odisha commenced on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Polling begins in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha seats
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Polling began on Tuesday in the remaining 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across western and northern Karnataka amid tight security, said an election official.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Polling begins in Kerala to elect 20 LS members
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Polling in Kerala's 20 Lok Sabha constituencies began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Assam votes in 3rd phase Lok Sabha polls
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Voting for the third phase of polling for the four Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, election officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Voting begins in Tripura for third phase of LS polls
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The balloting for Tripura East parliamentary constituency began amidst heavy security on Tuesday, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Voting for Goa's 2 LS, 3 bypolls begins
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Voting for Goa's two Lok Sabha seats and three Assembly bypolls got underway at 7 a.m. on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Lok Sabha polls: Voting begins in Tripura
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The balloting for Tripura East parliamentary constituency began amidst heavy security on Monday, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Voting begins in 117 seats in third phase of LS polls
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Voting began on Tuesday across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 15 states and Union Territories as the third - and largest - phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Polling begins in phase three of Bengal LS polls (pls release at 7 m)
Malda/Murshidabad/Balurghat, April 23 (IANS) Men and women of various age groups queued up before polling booths, as voting began at 7 a.m. for five West Bengal constituencies in phase three of the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Voting begins in 117 seats in third phase of LS polls
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Voting began on Tuesday across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 15 states and Union Territories as the third - and largest - phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Writing is my superpower: Lyricist Manoj
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Writer-lyricist Manoj Muntashir, who is currently basking in the success of "Teri mitti" song from Akshay Kumar-starrer "Kesari", says he never considers writing as a job. He calls it a superpower.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New rubber colours for table tennis rackets expected
Budapest, April 23 (IANS) Visual outlook of table tennis may undergo great changes after the Tokyo Olympic Games with introduction of new colours for paddlers' racket rubbers, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Thomas Weikert announced here.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Tennis
Dollar dips slightly
New York, April 23 (IANS) The US dollar dipped slightly against its major rivals in holiday-impacted trading on Monday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Rahul's credibility eroded further, says Jaitley
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi saying his "very low credibility" has been "eroded even further" with him having to express regret to the Supreme Court over his statement in connection with the Rafale deal judgement.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Jaitley targets Chidambaram over Pakistan remarks
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday targeted Congress leader P. Chidambaram over his remarks that in order to bring a change in Pakistan's behaviour, India must also change its behaviour and said Congress needs to explain its remarks to people.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over 700 staff working in Sri Lanka safe: Kolkata firm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Hearing about the serial blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday, a Kolkata-based real estate developer on Monday said he made anxious calls to find out the whereabouts of 700-800 Indian employees working at a Rs 2,000 crore project in the island country and finally took a sigh of relief after knowing all of them were safe.
2019-04-23
Category: International, India,National,Diaspora,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Business/Economy
Six die in Texas plane crash
Wahington, April 23 (IANS) At least six people were died when a twin-engine plane crashed in Texas on Monday.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
White House hosts Easter Egg Roll for 141st year
Washington, April 23 (IANS) White House Easter Egg Roll was held on the South Lawn on Monday as the annual tradition entered its 141st year.
2019-04-23
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Religion
Sri Lanka suspects international link in bombings
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials said.
2019-04-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Delhi set for interesting Lok Sabha battle
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Delhi is set for an interesting contest in Lok Sabha elections with the Congress and the BJP Monday declaring their candidates, who include a former Chief Minister and two famous sportspersons. The ruling Aam Aadmi Party has already declared its candidates.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Congress fields boxer Vijender Singh from South Delhi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress on Monday fielded Olympic bronze medal-winning boxer Vijender Singh as its candidate for the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Pant's heroics make Delhi IPL table-toppers
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Rishabh Pant's quickfire cameo (78 unbeaten off 36) along with valuable contributions by openers Shikhar Dhawan (54) and Prithvi Shaw (42) helped Delhi Capitals overhaul Rajasthan Royals' 192-run target with four balls to spare in their Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Monday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Woman 'journo' held for blackmailing Union Minister
Noida, April 23 (IANS) The police on Monday arrested a woman "journalist" who tried to blackmail and extort money from Union Minister Mahesh Sharma at his hospital in Gautam Buddh Nagar.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Digital infra will revive Indian economy, says Nilekani
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Digital infrastructure would play a major role in reviving the Indian economy, Infosys Co-founder and Chairman Nandan Nilekani said on Monday.
2019-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Major issues in IBC to be resolved in 2-3 yrs: IBBI chief
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) Chairperson M.S. Sahoo on Monday said that some of the major issues confronting the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) could be resolved in the next two to three years and the law would become more "seamless" in implementation.
2019-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC seeks Delhi government reply on 'admission denial'
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the city government to file its response on a plea seeking re-admission of those student who were denied admission on "flimsy" grounds like issues in their Aadhaar cards or not being Delhi residents.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress deceived Indians for over 7 decades, says PM Modi
Udaipur (Rajasthan), April 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the Congress of deceiving the people of India for over last seven decades while citing the significant tasks accomplished by his government in the last five years.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Shah attacks Sonia on Batla House shootout, defends Pragya (Roundup)
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday attacked UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi for allegedly grieving for terrorists killed in the 2008 Batla House shootout, but not for the police inspector who died then.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Terrorism
Congress fields boxer Vijender Singh from South Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday fielded Olympic bronze medal-winning boxer Vijender Singh as its candidate for the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
11th Telangana Congress MLA defects to TRS
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) In yet another blow to the Congress in Telangana, senior leader and legislator Gandra Venkatramna Reddy Monday night quit the party and announced that he was joining the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Lanka blasts: Some of the arrested are from rich families
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) The Sri Lankan police have arrested over two dozen persons in connection with Sunday's serial bomb blasts in churches and hotels that killed 290 people and injured over 500, said a journalist. He also said that some of those arrested belonged to rich families.
2019-04-22
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
US ends Iran oil waivers; India studies move (3rd Lead)
New York, April 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday ended the waiver allowed to India to buy Iranian oil and threatened sanctions if New Delhi did not comply with the embargo.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Key constituencies for phase 3 of Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Here are the key constituencies going to the polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gusty winds claim two lives in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Two persons, including a five-year-old, were killed and three others injured as gusty winds and unseasonal rains wreaked havoc here on Monday night, officials said.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EC appoints record number of observers for Tripura East poll
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday appointed former Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi as Special Observer for Tripura East Lok Sabha seat, where polling was deferred from the second (April 18) to the third (April 23) stage in view of the unconducive law and order situation, officials said here on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Dangal 2019,Politics,Defence/Security
Stage set for 3rd phase polls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for the third phase of polls to six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly segments in Odisha due on Tuesday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Dangal 2019
14 Karnataka LS seats to go to polls on Tuesday
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) An estimated 2.43 crore voters, which include around 10 lakh first-time voters, are set to vote for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the western and northern Karnataka in the third phase of polling on Tuesday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Air passenger traffic rises mere 0.1% in March
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) High air fares and capacity constraints slowed India's domestic air passenger traffic growth rate in March, official data showed on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No call after blasts in Colombo: JD-S activists' kin
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) None of the family members of the 7 Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) activists received a call from any of them after the serial blasts in Colombo on Easter Sunday, said a sibling on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
FIR against Pragya Thakur over Babri Masjid remarks
Bhopal, April 22 (IANS) Refusing to accept her explanation regarding controversial comments about the Babri Masjid demolition, the Election Commission (EC) on Monday ordered registering an FIR against BJP candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for violating the model code of conduct.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Cross-LoC bus runs between Poonch & Rawalakote
Jammu, April 22 (IANS) The cross Line of Control bus service, 'Paigam-e-Aman' (Message of Peace), operated on Monday between the Indian and Pakistan administered parts of Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
McLeod to sell 3 Assam tea gardens for over Rs 150 cr
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Bulk tea producer, McLeod Russel on Monday said it has executed an agreement with Luxmi Tea Company for sale of three of its tea gardens in Assam at an estimated consideration over Rs 150 crore.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Time now to review Articles 370, 35A: Rajnath
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Terming the Constitution's Articles 270 and 35A "temporary provisions", Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that time has now come to review them to evaluate how much benefit they brought to Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Over 700 staff working in Sri Lanka safe: Kolkata firm
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Hearing about the serial blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday, a Kolkata-based real estate developer on Monday said he made anxious calls to find out the whereabouts of 700-800 Indian employees working at a Rs 2,000 crore project in the island country and finally took a sigh of relief after knowing all of them were safe.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
BJP fields Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced the names of two more candidates from the national capital, fielding cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir from the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency and re-nominating sitting MP Meenakshi Lekhi from the New Delhi seat.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
EC bars Sidhu from campaigning for 3 days
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday barred Punjab Minister and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu from campaigning for three days after it found him guilty of violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) with his allegedly communal remarks.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019
India may face short-term pressure after US action
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) India may increase import of oil from Brazil, Mexico and a few African countries to offset loss of Iranian oil in the wake of US decision that five major countries, including India, will no longer be exempt from penalties if they continue to import Iranian oil and their sanctions waivers would expire on May 2.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
142 candidates file nominations in Haryana so far
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) On the penultimate day of filing nominations in Haryana, 86 nominations were filed by 64 candidates on Monday, an official said.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Rahane's ton propels Rajasthan to 191/6 vs Delhi
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane's brilliant century (106 not out) followed by skipper Steve Smith's 50 propelled Rajasthan Royals to a fighting 191/6 against Delhi Capitals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
US ends Iran oil waivers for India, warns of sanction (2nd Lead)
New York, April 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump announced on Monday he is ending the waiver given to India to buy Iranian oil and Washington has threatened sanctions if New Delhi does not not comply with the embargo.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Over 30 seats out of 115 have large number of Muslim voters in 3rd phase
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Out of the 115 Lok Sabha seats going to polls in the third phase of elections on April 23, over 30 constituencies spread across Assam, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and West Bengal have substantial Muslim population while Christians have large population in the two seats of Goa and several Kerala constituencies.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TikTok ban: SC asks Madras HC to decide by April 24
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Madras High Court to decide on TikTok's plea for an interim relief by April 24, failing which the ban imposed on the mobile app will stand lifted.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
Government to repay fiscal's 1st sovereign debt on June 3
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The redemption of the governments sovereign debt has started as the Finance Ministry on Monday said the outstanding balance under 7.28 per cent GS 2019 bonds will be repayable on the effective date of repayment on June 3.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
China likely to soften stand on Masood Azhar in a month
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) China is likely to ease its hard position on the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar within a month, sources indicated on Monday, after Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale shared "all evidences" with the Chinese leadership in Beijing about the Pakistan-based outfit's terror activities.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Terrorism
BAI rejects shuttlers' charge of Asia C'ship snub
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Monday rubbished claims of Indian shuttlers H.S. Prannoy and B. Sai Praneeth that administrative goof-ups had robbed them of participation at the Asia Badminton Championship.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
3 Indians join Manika in women singles main draw
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Even as Suthirta Mukherjee, Madhurika Patkar and Archana Kamath qualified to join Manika Batra in the main draw of the ITTF World Championships on Monday, Anthony Amalraj and Manav Thakkar were just a match away from making the cut at the Budapest event.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
GAIL highest bidder for IL&FS' wind assets portfolio
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) In a major step in the resolution process of the Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) group being undertaken by the new board, stare-run gas transportation company GAIL (India) is likely to buy 7 operating wind power plants of the debt-ridden group for a consideration of Rs 4,800 crore.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengal wants Modi to contest from there: Vijayvargiya
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) A day ahead of the third phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday said there is a demand from the people of the state that Prime Minister Modi should contest from Bengal.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
Tax raids on solar power firm find Rs 1,350 cr tax evasion
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) In fresh disclosures, the Income Tax Department on Monday said it had detected tax evasion of more than Rs 1,350 crore during its early April search and seizure operations carried out on a major solar power company.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
What the woman says in CJI sexual harassment case
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Chief Justice has been accused of sexually harassing a female assistant, and a special panel of judges, including CJI, called an emergency meeting on April 20 to address the allegations. The Secretary General of the apex court, in an email response to reports of sexual harassment, termed the allegations false and vindictive, as the services of the complainant were terminated due to inappropriate behaviour on duty. The woman, on the other hand, termed the action as too harsh.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Several suicide bombers detonated themselves: Sri Lanka
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government said on Monday that several suicide bombers had detonated themselves during a series of attacks against three churches and three luxury hotels in the country on Easter Sunday that left nearly 300 dead and 500 wounded.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Mueller report raises questions on role of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Towards the end of the 448-page Mueller report to investigate possible Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election is a reference to Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
2019-04-22
Category: International, India,Diplomacy
Zelensky wins Ukrainian presidency by landslide
Kiev, April 22 (IANS) Actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, with no political experience other than portraying President in a TV series, scored a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election by winning won over 73 per cent of the vote, the media reported.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics
Severe weather spell to hit Pakistan: Met department
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Meteorological Department issued a four-day severe weather alert forecasting widespread dust-thunderstorms and rain along with strong gusty winds across the country starting from Tuesday, the media reported on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Jhulan Goswami to headline CSJC annual awards
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Jhulan Goswami, the worlds highest wicket-taker in womens One-day Internationals; Sambaran Banerjee, Bengals Ranji Trophy winning captain and former national selector; and Sukumar Samajpati, former India winger and Maidan legend, will be among the recipients at the annual awards programme of the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club (CSJC), here on Tuesday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
US ends Iran oil waiver, India says studying implications
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India said on Monday it is studying the implications of the US decision to no longer exempt it from penalties for importing oil from Iran.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
NSE to bar 34 stocks from participating in F&O segment
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) on Monday said that it will exclude 34 stocks from the Futures and Options (F&O) segment for not meeting the enhanced eligibility criteria.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Record cash seizure in NE during LS polls, STF set up
Guwahati, April 22 (IANS) The seizure of illegal cash in northeast Indian states has broken all records and the Directorate of Income Tax has set up a Special Task Force (STF) to probe suspicious high value cash deposits and withdrawals in 68 banks in the region, officials said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Dangal 2019,Politics
23 MPs in 3rd phase had below 75% attendance in LS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) As 117 Lok Sabha constituencies go to the polls on Tuesday, a look at the data on the sitting MPs' participation in the Parliament shows that 23 out of the 76 candidates contesting elections in the third phase had lower than 75 per cent attendance.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
SpiceJet to deploy sub-leased aircraft from Jet lessors
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet will induct around 22 aircraft from the grounded fleet of Jet Airways on a sub-lease basis and deploy the first such plane on the domestic sector within the next few days, informed sources said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BJP candidate tried to divide Bengal, fled Darjeeling: Mamata
Dewandighi/Raina (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday hit out at Union Minister and BJP Lok Sabha candidate from the state S.S. Ahluwalia, accusing him of "conspiring to divide Bengal" by fomenting unrest in the Darjeeling hills and later fleeing from there.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Goof-ups in Telangana intermediate exams worry students
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The goof-ups by Telangana education authorities in declaring the results of Class 11 and 12 have left students and their parents worried and also evoked protests from opposition parties and student groups.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
249 candidates in fray in Rajasthan's 25 LS seats
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) A total of 249 candidates are in the fray for Rajasthan's 25 Lok Sabha seats, which will vote in the fourth and fifth phase of the 2019 polls on April 29 and May 6 respectively.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Pregnant woman mowed down by speeding car in Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A pregnant woman was crushed to death while her husband suffered injuries after a speeding car hit their bike in north Delhi's Jahangir Puri area, the police said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
VVIP voters in Gandhinagar: Modi, Amit Shah, Advani
Ahmedabad, April 22 (IANS) What is common to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, BJP President Amit Shah, BJP patriarch L.K. Advani, Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel? All of them are voters in the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, most areas of which are in Ahmedabad city.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Sri Lanka attacks: Toll goes up to 290, includes 8 Indians (6th Lead)
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Eight Indians, including five activists of political party JD-S, were on Monday confirmed dead in Easter Sundays multiple terror attacks in Sri Lanka as the overall toll rose to 290, on a day which saw recovery of 87 detonators.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Manoj Tiwari owns Rs 24-crore assets: Poll affidavit
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) BJP leader Manoj Tiwari owns assets worth over Rs 24 crore including five cars -- Audi Q7, Mercedes Benz, Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Innova and Honda City -- with total market value of over Rs 54 lakh, according to an affidavit submitted on Monday with his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aadi Shakti will finish Azam Khan: Amar Singh (INTERVIEW)
Rampur (UP), April 22 (IANS) Comparing Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Rampur Azam Khan to Mahishasura, the buffalo demon of the Hindu mythology, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh has said he would be destroyed by the Aadi Shakti that has arrived in his constituency.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Pompeo blames 'Islamic radical terror' for Sri Lanka attacks
Washington, April 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed "a horrific wave of Islamic radical terror" for the deadly bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that killed 290 people and injured over 500.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
ISB, Moscow School tie up for emerging markets focus
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The Indian School of Business (ISB) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo to strengthen executive education and research in emerging markets.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Business/Economy
Kanan Dave joins celebrity marketing agency Entropy
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Kanan Dave has joined Entropy, a Reliance Entertainment co-owned digital marketing agency, as the Senior Vice President, Operations.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC to lenders: Defer declaring DAMEPL dues as NPA
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the consortium of lender banks that had financed the Delhi airport metro express line of Reliance Infrastructure to defer declaring outstanding dues as non-performing assets.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Munsey blasts 25-ball hundred, 6 sixes in an over
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Scotland batsman George Munsey scripted history after smashing a century off just 25 deliveries while playing for Gloucestershire 2nd XI.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India studies new US decision against Iran oil waiver
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India has seen the US announcement which says that five major countries including India will no longer be exempt from penalties if they continue to import oil from Iran, and is studying the implications of the decision, said informed sources on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
India ensured of four medals at Asian Boxing
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) In a highly-anticipated repeat of the Asian Games 49kg final, Amit Panghal (52kg) knocked out the reigning Olympic gold medallist Hasanboy Dusmatov, while Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg) stunned 2017 world champion Kairat Yeraliyev confirming four medals for India at the Asian Boxing Championships 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
CLP, Akshay Patra to build mid-day meal kitchen
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) CLP India, one of the largest foreign investors in the power sector, on Monday signed a MoU with The Akshay Patra Foundation (TAPF) to set up a centralised Kitchen in Telangana to provide mid-day meals to 20,000 children daily.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Nitish campaigns for Giriraj, against Kanhaiya
Patna, April 22 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday sought votes for firebrand BJP leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Begusarai in Bihar against former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar of CPI.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Lanka blasts victims' kins endure pain, incomprehension
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) The relatives of the Sri Lanka blasts victims continued to pour into Colombo on Monday to identify their loved ones, killed in a series of coordinated attacks on churches and hotels on Easter Sunday. More than 290 people were killed and over 500 others injured in the attacks.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
'Avengers...' sells 1 mn advance tickets in India
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Marvel fans are finding themselves in a virtual queue to grab tickets for the highly anticipated superhero film "Avengers: Endgame". BookMyShow has witnessed a record advance ticket sale with one million tickets sold in just over a day.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Six AAP candidates file nomination in Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Six of the seven candidates of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi on Monday filed their nominations for the Lok Sabha elections following road shows in their respective constituencies.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Tejashwi taunts JD-U's failure to issue manifesto
Patna, April 22 (IANS) A day ahead of the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, leader of the Opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Monday taunted the ruling JD-U of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for not coming out with its own manifesto.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
In BJD bastion, a shift of power in Odisha BJP
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying hard to make inroads in Odisha, a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) bastion, it seems there has been a power shift in the state unit of the saffron party.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Harsh Vardhan, Manoj Tiwari file nominations in Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) BJP candidates from Delhi, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, Manoj Tiwari and Pravesh Sahib Singh Verma filed their nominations on Monday, a day after the party announced their names retaining the four sitting MPs, including Ramesh Bidhuri from South Delhi.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Shiv Sena-affiliated BKS seeks salaries for Jet staff
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Kamgar Sena (BKS), the trade union wing of Shiv Sena, met Jet CEO Vinay Dube on Monday and urged the airline to find ways to pay the salaries due to its employees.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Magistrate alleges threats from school murder accused's father
Gurugram, April 22 (IANS) The Principal Magistrate of the Juvenile Justice Board here has alleged that two lawyers and the father of a juvenile accused of murdering an 8-year-old student in 2017 had threatened him and tried to put pressure on him with regard to the case.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
US ends waivers for India to buy Iranian oil
New York, April 22 (IANS) The US announced on Monday it is ending the waiver given to India to buy Iranian oil and has threatened sanctions if it did not comply with the embargo.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Act against PM for violating election norms: Yechury
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has urged the Election Commission to act against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "constantly flouting" guidelines that matters of national security should not be used as fodder for election speeches.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
DoT likely to agree around yearlong 5G trial period
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The stalemate over duration of 5G trials between telecom operators and the Department of Telecom is moving towards a resolution with the DoT possibly agreeing to a one year period of network testing, sources said, adding the trials would happen any time in the second half of the current calendar year.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi ask Rajasthan to bat (Toss)
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and opted to bowl against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
How weather affects restaurant evaluation
New York, April 22 (IANS) What makes people rate a restaurant positively? More than food, it is the weather that matters, say researchers.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stop US police from using fake accounts: FB urged
London, April 22 (IANS) Facebook should take new steps, including issuance of alerts to users, to address the proliferation of fake accounts operated by law enforcement agencies in the US, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a digital civil liberties not-for-profit organisation.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Technology
Nine nominations filed in Punjab on first day
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Nine nomination papers were filed by candidates for Lok Sabha elections in Punjab as the nomination process started on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Officer suspended for checking PM's chopper transferred
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Mohammed Mohsin, a General Observer under the Odisha poll panel who was suspended for checking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chopper in Sambalpur last Tuesday, has been sent back to Karnataka, the Election Commission (EC) said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farhan invited to attend UEFA Champions League finale
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has been invited by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to attend the Champions League finale here.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Spain,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India's air passenger traffic growth rate decelerates in March
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) High air fares and capacity constraint decelerated India's domestic air passenger traffic growth in March, official data showed on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education
Goa governor expresses shock at Lanka terror attacks
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Monday expressed shock at the deadly terror attack on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday which killed 290 people and wounded 500 others.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Men's hockey Chief Coach joins National Camp
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Newly-appointed Indian men's hockey team Chief Coach Graham Reid has joined the on-going National Camp at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru Campus. Reid arrived here April 20 and got down to business soon after as he addressed the players and explained to them his expectations as a team.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Stuck at airport, Skype comes to AIFF TD applicant's rescue
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) J-League side Yokohama F Marinos' sport director Doru Isac, who had applied for the post of All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Technical Director, failed to appear for an interview at the AIFF headquarters in New Delhi, on Monday, as he remained struck at the Delhi airport because of visa problems.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Congress names 2 more LS candidates in UP, changes 1
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday declared two more candidates in Uttar Pradesh, fielding Yogesh Shukla from Allahabad and Chandresh Upadhyay from Domariyaganj.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Adele might unveil heartbreak album by end of 2019
New York, April 22 (IANS) Singer Adele, who confirmed her split from husband Simon Konecki over the weekend, will channel her break-up sorrow into her new album, which is expected to be out later this year.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Warning for WhatsApp users in UAE issued: Report
Dubai, April 22 (IANS) The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has warned WhatsApp users not to reply to code verification messages unless it was triggered by them.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Technology
Ease norms for wheat procurement: Amarinder to Modi
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking relaxation in the specifications for wheat procurement in the current season in view of the crop losses suffered by farmers due to unseasonal rains.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Politics
Lawyers want 'full court' to hear allegations against CJI
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and the Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) have expressed deep reservations regarding the suo moto court hearing held on April 20 on the issue related to allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
HP commits $2mn for ocean-bound recycling chain
Palo Alto, April 22 (IANS) The desktop and printer major HP Inc on Monday announced a $2 million plan to expand its ocean-bound plastic supply chain.
2019-04-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Court asks CBI to supply documents to Najeeb's mother
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A court here on Monday directed the CBI to give all documents related to its closure report in the case of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Najeeb Ahmed, who is missing since October 2016, to his mother within two weeks.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pink to stop posting about her kids on social media
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Singer Pink has had enough with social media "mom-shaming", so much so that she has now decided to stop sharing her intimate family moments online.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
US to end waiver to India, others for Iran oil import
Washington, April 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has decided that five major countries including India will no longer be exempt from penalties if they continue to import Iranian oil, the White House said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Tough call for security forces in Anantnag in phase 3
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), April 22 (IANS) The Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency in Jammu and Kashmir goes to the polls in the third phase on Tuesday even as the security forces face a serious challenge to ensure that the democratic process passes off peacefully.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
3 candidates file papers in Himachal on first day
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) Three candidates, including two Independent, on Monday filed nomination papers on the first day for the May 19 Lok Sabha election to the four seats of Himachal Pradesh, official said.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019
Stalin slams SEC plea to defer TN local body polls
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday condemned the State Election Commission's move to seek more time from the Supreme Court to hold local body polls in Tamil Nadu.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Trademark row: Matrimony.com claims interim order
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Listed matchmaking company Matrimony.com Limited on Monday said it had obtained an interim injunction from the Madras High Court against Kalyan Matrimony over trademark infringement.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
False cases against Pragya, Aseemanand: Shah
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Defending his party's decision to field Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur as its candidate from Bhopal, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that she was framed in a false case in the name of "Hindu terror" and the real culprits were still out of the purview of law.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Dangal 2019,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Vivid encaustic artworks open for view in Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Encaustic art, a painting technique in which pigments are mixed with hot liquid wax, has few takers in the art world, making it a rarely seen form. Exhibited here from Monday are vivid examples of encaustic art by an upcoming Indian artist.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Shibu Soren, Jharkhand Minister file nominations
Ranchi, April 22 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) President and former Chief Minister Shibu Soren and Jharkhand Water Resources Minister Chandra Prakash Chaudhary filed their nomination papers on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Success stories recounted at JGU 'Leadership Summit 2K19'
Sonipat, April 22 (IANS) What does it take to be a good leader? Sacrifices, broad shoulders and a big heart, experts said at the Leadership Summit 2k19 hosted here by the O.P Jindal Global University (JGU) with leaders from the business world and entrepreneurs talking about their journeys and struggles from being non-entities to rising in the corporate world through sheer talent and hard work.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Business/Economy
Congress workers protest Sinha's candidature
Patna, April 22 (IANS) Congress workers in Bihar capital protested against Satrughan Sinha, the party candidate from Patna Sahib parliamentary cobstituency, on Monday for the second consecutive day.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019
Kerala aspirants make 'courtesy calls' ahead of vote
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) With just hours left for people to cast votes in the 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala, candidates from the three key political parties on Monday got themselves busy making last round visits and expressing confidence about their respective victories.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
2 LS, 3 Assembly seats in Goa go to polls on Tuesday
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) Nearly 11.35 lakh voters will on Tuesday decide the fate of candidates in Goa's two Lok Sabha and three Assembly seats, after a gruelling election campaign that saw the ruling BJP and the Congress predictably emerge as top contestants for the April 23 polls, in which regional party MGP will also a key role.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Jobless man missing after killing wife, three kids
Ghaziabad, April 22 (IANS) A Bachelor of Technology who lost his job with a multinational in Bengaluru has gone missing after killing his wife and three children here after failing to get work, police said on Tuesday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scott Speer arrested over domestic dispute
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Scott Speer was arrested last week after having an alleged domestic dispute with his wife here.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Hollywood
SRK praises Salman's 'Bharat' trailer
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and actor Anil Kapoor have heaped praise on the trailer of "Bharat", starring Salman Khan.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress supporting anti-nationals, says Adityanath
Behrampur (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday accused Congress of extending support to "anti-nationals" in the country, saying it wants to turn India into a hub of "terrorism and Naxalism."
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
5 JD-S workers from Karnataka dead in Colombo blasts (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Five activists of the ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) died in Colombo's serial bomb blasts on Sunday, a top state official said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Sri Lanka shows religious extremism's ugly face: CPI-M
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The horrific killings in Sri Lanka show "how terror motivated by religious extremism is increasingly targeting minorities in the respective countries of South
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Court sends complaint against Rahul to another judge
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A court her on Monday sent the private complaint filed against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for making an objectionable speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi to another judge.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TMC means Terror Manufacturing Company: Amit Shah
Uluberia/Krishnanagar/Rampurhat (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) In a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said her government has ruined the state economically and culturally, and her party - the TMC - has become a "Terror Manufacturing Company".
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Political ad spend on Facebook picks up in April
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Political parties and their affiliates ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the third phase of Lok Sabha elections, scheduled for Tuesday, show data released by Facebook Ad Library.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India intensifies coastal security after Sri Lanka blasts
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Patrolling along India's eastern Coast has been intensified by the coastal security agencies in a coordinated manner to foil any infiltration in wake of the serial suicide bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, a senior police officer said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Mehbooba Mufti slams Modi's nuclear arsenal remarks
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lowering the standard of political discourse by his remarks on India's nuclear weapons.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
India now virtually terror-free, says Modi
Nashik/Nandurbar (Maharashtra), April 22 (IANS) Citing the example of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 300 people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that India is now virtually "terror-free" barring some pockets of Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
New women hockey players very talented: Rani Rampal
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Rani Rampal, Indian women's hockey captain, believes the women hockey scenario has changed in the recent past and the interest being shown by the new generation will further help in development of the game in the country.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Plea in HC seeks consumer redressal in Jet crisis
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday seeking prompt redressal of consumer complaints in the wake of the ongoing Jet Airways crisis.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 kids of Danish billionaire killed in Sri Lanka
Copenhagen, April 22 (IANS) Three of the four children of Danish billionaire fashion tycoon behind the online clothing retailer Asos have died in the Sri Lanka suicide bombings, a spokesman for the fashion firm said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Denmark,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Tirupati temple has 9,259 kg gold in treasury, banks
Tirupati, April 22 (IANS) The Sri Venkateswara Temple at Tirumala here owns 9,259 kg of gold deposited with various banks and in its treasury, a senior temple official said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Religion
India raises blacklisting of Masood Azhar with China (4th Lead)
New Delhi/Beijing, April 22 (IANS) India has shared with China "all evidences" of the terrorist activities of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and its chief Masood Azhar, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in New Delhi on Monday as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale held talks with the Chinese leadership in Beijing.
2019-04-22
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Rahul regrets attributing 'chor' remarks to SC
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Explaining his remarks on the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday expressed regret for attributing his "Chowkidar Chor Hai" remarks to the top court and said he has incorrectly done so in the "heat of the moment".
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Serendipity arts fest is a people's festival'
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The fourth edition of Serendipity Arts Festival, held annually in Goa, will be a people's festival, aiming at "bringing back the magic of art into the mundane realities of life", industrialist and founder patron Sunil Kant Munjal said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
No rift with 'mentor' Raje: Jaipur's Diya Kumari
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) BJP candidate from Rajsamand Diya Kumari of the erstwhile Jaipur royal family is trying to mend fences with former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje after rumours that their differences and Raje's objection delayed the announcement of her name for the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Priyanka slams Smriti for misleading Amethi voters
Amethi, April 22 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday slammed Union Minister Smriti Irani, saying she is out to insult the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli -- the strongholds of the Gandhis.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Congress may field Yoganand Shastri from South Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Congress here on Monday announced six candidates for Delhi Lok Sabha seats, but is having a rethink on the name for the South Delhi constituency, party sources said.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cancer patients more likely to use marijuana: Study
New York, April 22 (IANS) Many cancer patients use marijuana and its usage has increased, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal CANCER, indicate 40.3 per cent cancer patients used marijuana within the past year, compared with 38 per cent of respondents without cancer.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sensex ends 495 pts down, fear gauge at 3 yr high
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Indian stock markets fell steeply on Monday over a sharp rise in crude oil prices. The benchmark Brent crude futures rose above the $73 a barrel mark following reports that the US may end sanctions waivers it had granted to some importers of Iranian oil, including India and China, last year.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bengal polls phase three crucial for Congress
Murshidabad/Malda, April 22 (IANS) The high-octane Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal reach an exciting third leg on Tuesday, as the poll caravan rolls to the culturally rich South Dinjapur and then moves to Malda -- famed for its mouth-watering mangoes --before entering Murshidabad in South Bengal, which was once the capital of the Nawabs of Bengal, Bihar and Odisha.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Muslim group blamed for Sri Lanka horror, 8 Indians among 290 dead (5th Lead)
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday blamed a local Muslim outfit for the horrific Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 290 people, including eight Indians, and said the attacks were "a colossal intelligence failure".
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Filmmaker shouldn't look at end result: Zoya Akhtar
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar has reacted to the success of her last directorial "Gully Boy" by saying that while making a film, a filmmaker shouldnt look at the end result and should enjoy the process of filmmaking.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Alia refuses to react to Kangana's nepotism charge
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt has refused to react to remarks by Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel. Kangana and Rangoli had slammed filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his daughter Alia for nepotism, recently.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India shares 'all evidences' on JeM, Azhar with China(3rd Lead)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India has shared with China "all evidences" of the terrorist activities of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and its chief Masood Azhar, the External Affairs Ministry said here on Monday as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale held talks with the Chinese leadership in Beijing.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Respect, love, protect: B-Town on Earth Day
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) On the occasion of Earth Day on Monday, several Bollywood celebrities including Anushka Sharma, Arjun Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar took to social media to urge people to protect Earth and start caring for the planet for future generations.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
HC seeks Michel's response on Tihar Jail plea on calls`
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday asked alleged AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case middleman Christian Michel and the CBI to respond to Tihar Jail authorities' plea challenging an order allowing him to make international phone calls in violation of prison rules.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL final in Hyderabad on May 12, women's games in Jaipur
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The final of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on May 12 after the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) wasn't given permission to open stands I, J and K. Chennai will now host Qualifier 1 while Vizag will host the Eliminator and Qualifier 2.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Much churning in erstwhile Bhopal royal family over land worth crores of rupees (Part I) (IANS Investigation)
(Attn Editors: This is the first of a two part series on the churning in the erstwhile Bhopal royal family over the claimants to thousands of acres of land worth crores of rupees. Part I examines the genesis to the dispute and the dramatis personae involved. Part II to be carried on Tuesday will examine how the dispute has moved forward. Editor IANS)
2019-04-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Modi's N-threat highly irresponsible: Amarinder
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on India's nuclear arsenal was "highly irresponsible".
2019-04-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
New explosion near Colombo church
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) A new explosion was reported on Monday near a church in Colombo, triggering panic.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Third phase polling on Tuesday across 15 states
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) People in 15 states will vote on Tuesday in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday which will see a maximum of of 117 seats going to the polls in a single phase of seven-phased election.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Foreign terrorists too involved: Sri Lanka
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced on Monday that he will seek foreign assistance to find the international links to Sunday's terror attacks that left 290 people dead.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
BJP Dalit leader gives deadline to party over ticket
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Accusing top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders of being unavailable, Udit Raj, sitting MP from North West Delhi, on Monday gave the party a deadline of 4 p.m. to announce the name for his parliamentary constituency.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Brilliant Dhoni took me back to 2006: Kiran More
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) An MSD special is no longer as frequent an affair as it used to be in the early 2000s. But Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock once again on Sunday not just for his fans, but also for one man, who literally had to fight it out as chief national selector in 2004, to ensure that a young man from Ranchi got the nod to be part of the Indian squad for a tour of Bangladesh.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Private life insurers' APE grows 19% in March, LIC lags
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) In March 2019, private sector life insurance companies reported a 19 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in individual annual premium equivalent (APE), which has been gradually picking pace since November 2018, according to a Kotak Institutional Equities report.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EC transfers seven Bengal police officers
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday ordered immediate transfer of seven police officers in West Bengal with clear instructions they should not be involved in election duties.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
87 detonators found in Colombo bus station
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Police in Colombo have recovered 87 low-explosive detonators from the main bus station in Pettah, the BBC reported on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
SRK spreads message about voting through song
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan has urged the people of India to vote by releasing a song titled "Karo matdan", sung by the superstar.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Dangal 2019,Bollywood,Politics
Shruti Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi team up for first time
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Actors Shruti Haasan and Vijay Sethupathi have joined hands for the first time in the upcoming Tamil film "Laabam", which had its official launch ceremony on Monday in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Delhi show depicts Jallianwala Bagh massacre
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Turbans, shoes and blood strewn across a barren land, a whipping post to which Indians were tied and flogged, and a deep well where many victims of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre fell into when shot at a 100 years back, have been recreated, almost as tools of time travel, at an ongoing exhibition here.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Telugu cinema's storytelling in its best time: Rana
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati has praised the Telugu film industry and said it is in its best form and time. "Telugu cinema's storytelling in its best time! 'Jersey' what a simple, beautiful story told with excellent craftsmanship," Rana tweeted on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Rahul Gandhi has lost credibility: Sitharaman
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Defence Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi has lost his credibility after he expressed regret over his remarks on the Supreme Court's order in the Rafale jet deal.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Dangal 2019,Politics
JD-S activists killed as they waited for breakfast
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Five Indian political party workers were killed in the Colombo suicide bombings on Easter Sunday when they reached the Shangri La Hotel for breakfast, family members said.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Flipkart's second data centre opens in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Online marketplace Flipkart on Monday opened its data centre in Hyderabad to strengthen its technology infrastructure.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Nurse commits suicide in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, April 22 (IANS) A 46-year-old nurse was found hanging from a fan in an apartment in Ghaziabad, police said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident