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Last day of deadline sees 1.6 lakh RFID tags installed
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) About 1.63 lakh RFID tags were issued on Friday, the last day of the deadline for installing the tags for commercial vehicles entering the national capital.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Row over Jerusalem ad in Tirupati
Tirupati, Aug 23 (IANS) Advertisement of Jerusalem yatra and Haj pilgrimage on bus tickets in the temple town of Tirupati has sparked a row on Friday, compelling Andhra Pradesh government to order a probe.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SC sets aside criminal proceeding against Hyatt Hotel MD
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The criminal proceedings against the Managing Director of Asian Hotels (North) Ltd, which runs Hyatt Regency Hotel here, in a 2013 negligence case was set aside by the Supreme Court on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
CRPF awarded for social initiatives in Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Posted as Commandant in one of the most dangerous areas in Chhasttigarh -- Bijapur -- Sudhir Kumar in 2016 thought of deploying motor cycle ambulance that could serve the people of Chhattisgarh and the paramilitary posted in Maoist-hit areas of the state.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
NHPC to resume construction on Lower Subansiri project
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) State-owned NHPC is likely to resume construction work on the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh after the rainy season is over.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Business/Economy
J&K administration asks leaders to stay away from Srinagar
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday asked leaders of political parties not to visit Srinagar, claiming it will jeopardize the efforts to restore normalcy in the region.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Booster dose for auto sector's growth
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Central government on Friday gave a major boost to the automobile industry by announcing a slew of measures to reverse slowdown denting the sector.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
M'rashtra govt to defend Ambedkar House in UK (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Friday named two prominent experts to oppose attempts to shut down the Ambedkar House, a memorial dedicated to Babasaheb Ambedkar in London, a top official said here.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India Inc hails FM steps to boost economy
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) India Inc on Friday welcomed the Central government's move to give a major economic boost to diverse sectors such as NBFCs, auto, housing, MSMEs, equity markets and banking via a slew of measures on tax surcharge, GST refunds, easier loans and demand generation.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Relief for FPIs as Centre unveils booster dose for economy (Roundup)
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) With the economy in slowdown mode and expected to falter further, the Modi government on Friday came out with slew of measures including the reversal of the income tax surcharge on FPIs, an upfront recap of PSBs and relief for the struggling auto sector.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hyderabad to host Word Design Assembly in October
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The 31st edition of the prestigious World Design Assembly (WDA) will take place for the first time in India at Hyderabad on October 11-12.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Committed to make India 5-trillion-dollar economy: Shah
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday emphasised that the government is committed to make India a five-trillion-dollar economy.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Jaitley's health deteriorates: AIIMS sources
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's health deteriorated on Friday, AIIMS sources said.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
LFW 2019: When modern meets traditional
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The 2019 edition of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive on Friday saw designers play with traditional weaves and fabrics in modern ways.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Won't allow saffronisation: Congress on DU polls
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Delhi unit of the Congress on Friday said it will not allow saffronisation of educational institutions as it chalked out plans for the Delhi University Students' Union elections.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-Andhra speaker's showroom searched for 'missing' furniture
Amaravati, Aug 23 (IANS) Amid high drama, Andhra Pradesh Assembly officials on Friday searched a motorbike showroom belonging to the family of former speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao, two days after he admitted diverting some furniture and equipment to his house.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
182 kg of marijuana seized from Rajasthan-MP Border
Jaipur, Aug 23 (IANS) A truck carrying over 182 kg of marijuana (ganja) was impounded by CID Crime Branch and Kotwali police Dholpur, near Madhya Pradesh border on Friday, a day after over 600 kg of marijuana was seized in Jaipur, said police.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress blames DeMo, GST for slowdown
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Soon after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced measures to bring the economy on track, the Congress hit out at the ruling BJP, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision on demonetisation and a faulty Goods and Services Tax were "monumental blunders" that led to the slowdown of the economy.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul to lead opposition delegation to Kashmir
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A delegation of nine opposition parties led by former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to meet the people and party leaders in the region where restrictions have been imposed since the abrogation of Article 370.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dream11, LafargeHolcim, Hyundai awarded BCCI partners' rights
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced that Sporta Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Dream11), LafargeHolcim (ACC Cement and Ambuja Cement) and Hyundai Motor India Ltd. have acquired the Official Partners' Rights for the BCCI International and domestic matches.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Keeping an eye on WADA-NADA fiasco & road ahead: BCCI CoA
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the show at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has not only taken note of the turn of events with regards to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspending The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in the Capital for a period of six months, but the committee is now looking at the options they have after the current turn of events.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ganesh Venkatraman to host 'Crime Patrol' in Tamil
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actor Ganesh Venkatraman has been roped in as anchor of the Tamil version of the popular show "Crime Patrol".
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
ALERT: Banks to introduce repo rate linked loan products: FM
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2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Saif wants shutterbugs to leave son Taimur alone
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor's son Taimur is an online sensation and paparrazi's favourite, but the constant media glare on the two-year-old kid bothers the parents.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big relief for markets as controversial FPI tax rolled back
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the roll back of the controvertial tax surcharge on the Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPIs) announced in the Budget last month.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ALERT: Rs 70,000 cr upfront payments to be made available for PSBs
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2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ALERT: Govt withdraws Angel Tax provision for startups and their investors
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2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Education can help to overcome prejudices: Kovind
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said education can play an important role in overcoming prejudices and that it needs to go beyond mere literacy.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
3 dead, over 60 injured in Bengal temple stampede (2nd Lead)
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) At least three pilgrims died and more than 60 others were injured in a stampede early on Friday after a portion of a wall near a temple in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district collapsed amid incessant rain, a minister said.
2019-08-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ALERT: Banks have decided to pass on rate cut benefit through MCLR: FM
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2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Here's what Prabhas does a day before his film releases
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) "Bahubali" superstar Prabhas says he tries to sleep a lot the day before a new movie hits the screens.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Finance Minister outlines plan to curb 'tax terrorism'
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Amidst concerns of rising harassment of corporates by tax officials and authorities, Finance Minister on Friday said that the government would take measures to curb such instances, including the introduction of "faceless" tax scrutiny from the upcoming "Vijaya Dashami".
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ALERT: India still fastest growing: Sitharaman
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2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC gives Chidambaram interim protection in INX case
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim protection from arrest, till August 26, to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ALERT: Global growth will be revised downwards from 3.2%: FM
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2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP ups the ante amid support for Chidambaram from Pak
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is refusing to lower the ante on P. Chidambaram, particularly after Pakistan Senator Rehman Malik expressed support for the former Finance Minister.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sony launches new full-frame lens in India
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Sony on Friday launched the latest addition to its E-mount full-frame lens line-up with the introduction of a FE 35mm F1.8 large-aperture wide-angle prime lens model SEL35F18F.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Pooja Hegde, Diana, Tara Sutaria walk ramp on LFW 2019 Day 4
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood actresses Pooja Hegde, Diana Penty and Tara Sutaria on Friday walked the ramp on Day 4 of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lower back pain? Acupressure can help
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) People with back pain, take note. Researchers have found that acupressure, a traditional Chinese medicine technique, can improve chronic pain symptoms in the lower back.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
3 dead in Bengal stampede
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Three persons died while over two dozen were injured in a stampede early on Friday after a portion of a temple wall in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district collapsed, police said.
2019-08-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Mission Mangal' gets a buttery twist
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) "Mission Mangal" turned 'Mission Makhan' in the latest tribute paid by dairy company Amul India. One of the film's actresses Taapsee Pannu found the buttery twist "cool".
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kashmiri students sacrifice Eid to help Maha flood victims
Pune (Maharashtra), Aug 23 (IANS) Despite facing a financial crunch away from home, around 100 Kashmiri students decided to forego Eid celebrations this year and instead pooled in their savings to help victims of the recent floods in south-west Maharashtra districts, earning the admiration of the local villagers.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Raghu and Rajiv return with new action-packed reality show
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Raghu Ram and Rajiv Lakshman are back on reality TV. The "Roadies" fame duo is all set to host a new show titled
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sundaram-Clayton announces five day week
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Automobile component maker Sundaram-Clayton Ltd on Friday said owing to business slowdown, its major plants will have five working days in a week.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Saloons disappear as workers desert Valley
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) Bashir Ahmed Sheikh, 63, has been visiting a barber shop in North Kashmir's Ganderbal district for the last three days without any luck.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,IANS Life
Chennaiyin FC confirm Rafi, Vineeth & Narzary departures
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC on Friday confirmed the departures of strikers Mohammed Rafi and C.K. Vineeth, and winger Halicharan Narzary from the club.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Vinay Jaiswal's short film Cheetiyaan talks about perspectives
Mumabi, Aug 23 (IANS) Vinay Jaiswal has come up with a short film that talks about perspectives and the human tendency to create divide on the basis of the same. Titled "Cheetiyaan," the film tells the story of two best friends -- a Hindu and a Muslim -- and how they overcome judgemental bias towards each others religion.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stimulus hopes drive markets higher
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Gaining over 600 points from the day's low the Sensex closed 228 points higher on Friday on renewed hopes of a stimulus hours ahead of an address by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Vinit Kakar wraps up shooting for 'Chandragupta Maurya'
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actor Vinit Kakar is done shooting for the TV show "Chandragupta Maurya".
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Future Retail down 5% as Amazon acquires stake in Future Coupons
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Shares of Future Retail settled over 5 per cent lower on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), as the company announced that Amazon will acquire a 49 per cent stake in Future Coupons.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy