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Another Telangana RTC employee commits suicide
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A conductor of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) committed suicide on Sunday, hours after a driver, who attempted self-immolation on Saturday, died at a hospital here.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BCCI polls: Ganguly likely to be chief, Brijesh IPL Chairman
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Meetings and counter meetings ruled the roost as the affiliated units of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), along with the bigwigs of the board, met in Mumbai on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Anshuman Gaekwad to represent ICA in BCCI apex body
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Anshuman Gaekwad on Sunday pipped Kirti Azad to be the male representative of the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) to the Apex Council of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BJP's Gandhi Sankalp Yatra to cover 6,500 km in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) As part of the nationwide Gandhi Sankalp Yatra on the sesquicentennial of Mahatma Gandhi, the West Bengal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members would traverse 6,500 km between October 15 and October 26, a senior leader said here on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Bengal celebrates Lakshmi Puja
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Households and community pandals across West Bengal celebrated Lakshmi Puja on Sunday with much fanfare and fervour, fasting till late into the night with prayers for prosperity and wealth.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
PKL enters last lap, six teams fight for spot in final
Ahmedabad, Oct 13 (IANS) With the seventh season of Pro Kabaddi League in its last lap, fans are looking forward to more edge-of-the-seat action as the fight for Season 7 championship intensifies in the playoffs.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Tripura man held for offensive remarks against woman MP
Agartala, Oct 13 (IANS) A man from Tripura was Sunday arrested by the state police from Manipur for allegedly posting offensive comments in social media against Lok Sabha member Pratima Bhowmik, an official said.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Video of lion chasing visitors in K'taka zoo old'
Bengaluru, Oct 13 (IANS) A video clip doing the rounds on social media of a grumpy lion chasing visitors in Karnataka's Ballari zoo safari was taken 45 days ago, an official said on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Man-eating tiger in Karnataka forest tracked, captured (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, Oct 13 (IANS) The man-eating tiger, which was at large for five days, was tracked down and safely captured in Karnataka's Bandipur reserve forest on Sunday after tranquilising it, an official said.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Economy was strong under Manmohan Singh: Rahul
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for all-round failure on the economic front, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said here on Sunday that under the former UPA Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Indian economy was very strong and flourished, earning the admiration of the whole world.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Vande Bharat Express delayed at Allahabad due to AC fault
Prayagraj, Oct 13 (IANS) Passengers of India's semi-high speed Vande Bharat Express between Varanasi and New Delhi had harrowing time due failure of the air conditioning system in some coaches and the train was stopped for over an hour at the Allahabad station.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
'Banks may need to report HDIL's dues, provisioning status'
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Public sector banks having fund exposure to the bankrupt real estate firm HDIL may have to classify the loans given to it as non-performing assets (NPA or bad loans) under the RBI norms, make provisions for them and report these to the exchanges, according to official sources here.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ED tightens noose on underworld-political nexus in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Even as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing the political-underworld nexus related to properties owned by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's associate Iqbal Mirchi, former Union Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Part (NCP) leader Praful Patel has clarified that he had no dealings with them.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Wearing BJP T-shirt, Maharashtra farmer hangs himself
Buldhana (Maharashtra), Oct 13 (IANS) In a huge embarrassment for Maharashtra's ruling BJP, a distressed farmer sporting a a party poll campaign T-shirt hanged himself on a tree in the state's Buldhana district early on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Govt e-Marketplace can become India's Amazon, says Goyal
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A futuristic plan for India's own e-commerce portal are afoot as Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said that he imagines the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to become such a platform on the lines of Amazon and Flipkart to sell Indian products.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MP political circles abuzz after Scindia meets aunts
Gwalior, Oct 13 (IANS) Political circles in Madhya Pradesh are rife with speculation after Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia's recent meeting with his aunts and senior BJP leaders Yashodhara Raje and Vasundhara Raje on the occasion of the 100th birth anniversary of the late Vijaya Raje Scindia, popularly known as Rajmata of Gwalior.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
TMC, BJP trade fire over Jiaganj murders
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party continued to fight verbal battle over the Jiaganj triple murders, with a Bengal Minister accusing the BJP of doing politics and the BJP hitting back by reiterating the demand for a CBI probe, here on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Earthquake felt in Bikaner, no casualties
Jaipur, Oct 13 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.5 on Richter scale was felt in and around Bikaner, Rajasthan, at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday. However, no casualties were reported.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Expulsion of six varsity students who wrote to PM revoked
Mumbai/Wardha, Oct 13 (IANS) After a furore, the central Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya in Wardha backtracked on Sunday and revoked its expulsion orders on six backward class research scholars.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
75-year-old woman delivers baby girl in Kota
Jaipur, Oct 13 (IANS) A 75-year-old woman has delivered a baby girl in Kota via IVF late on Saturday night, doctors confirmed on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Modi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After being one of the most followed leaders on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity has also surged on Instagram, way ahead of other global leaders. Modi is the most followed world leader on this platform with 30 million people following his Instagram account.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stimac has been smart in bringing in new players: Gurpreet
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) India football team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu on Sunday said coach Igor Stimac has been very smart in introducing a host of new faces so that when important players like centre-back Sandesh Jhingan miss out, the team does not suffer.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
DLF launches phase 2 of 'The Ultima', bookings log Rs 700 cr
Gurugram, Oct 13 (IANS) Real estate major DLF on Sunday launched the second phase of its residential project 'The Ultima' and as per the company, the bookings have crossed Rs 700 crore.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy
Those in power in Hry will be in Opposition soon: Sukhbir
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) The war of words between two political allies -- the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) -- intensified on Sunday ahead of the October 21 Haryana Assembly polls with both accusing each other of betrayal.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Man-eating tiger in Karnataka forest traced and captured
Bengaluru, Oct 13 (IANS) The man-eating tiger, which was at large for five days, was captured in Karnataka's Bandipur reserve forest on Sunday, an official said.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lakshya Sen wins maiden BWF World Tour title
Almere (Netherlands), Oct 13 (IANS) Shuttler Lakshya Sen on Sunday clinched his maiden BWF World Tour title, defeating Japanese world No. 160 Yusuke Onodera 15-21, 21-14, 21-15 in the final of the Dutch Open Super 100.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Almere,Sports,Badminton
Much needs to be done on health front: CNNS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India has made some progress in reducing child malnutrition, but a lot needs to be done, according to the first Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) survey, released recently.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Modi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After being one of the most followed leaders on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity has also surged on Instagram, way ahead of other global leaders. Modi is the most followed world leader on this platform with 30 million people following his Instagram account.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Priyanka slams Ravi Shankar Prasad for comment on economy
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday slammed Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad over his comments linking Bollywood to the economy and dismissing an economic slowdown, saying he must come out of the film life and should not turn his face from the reality.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man-eater tiger kills elephant calf in Karnataka forest
Bengaluru, Oct 13 (IANS) The elusive man-eater tiger in Karnataka's Bandipur reserve forest killed a just-born elephant calf and devoured it before vanishing back into the jungle, a wildlife official said on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National
We witness casual sexism everyday, says Bani J
October 13 Oct 13 (IANSlife) MTV Roadies and Bigg Boss runner-up Gurbani Judge, popularly known as Bani J, feels that casual sexism is something the world witnesses everyday, and it should be called out openly.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kohli's biggest plus is he isn't scared of losing: Gambhir
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Former batsman Gautam Gambhir said that the Indian captain Virat Kohli's tendency to go for wins in Test matches without being afraid of a loss is what sets him apart from his predecessors.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
'In Cauda Venenum' - Opeth's best in a decade (Music Review)
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANSlife) Swedish progressive metal band Opeth are known for being masterful songwriters with their eclectic, long and intricate compositions.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kohli & Co. were too good for us: du Plessis
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) After a poor outing in the first Test in Visakhapatnam, South Africa once again found themselves in the receiving end as India crushed the visitors by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Deaths, news of death fascinated Jolly: Police
Kozhikode, Oct 13 (IANS) With serial killer Jolly Thomas confessing to all the six deaths between 2002 and 2016 in her family, she told the police she liked death and the news of death.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Giriraj Singh distances himself from movie based on him
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Just a day after a purported movie poster with a name "Haan Mai Giriraj hoon" emerged, the union minister on whose life the film is based, has distanced himself from it. The Minister said the movie makers didn't seek his permission before releasing the said poster and he is not interested in such medium.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stalkerware installation attempts up by 35% in 2019: Report
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The number of users that encountered at least one so-called stalkerware installation attempt surpassed 37,000 in the first eight months of 2019, which is an increase of 35 per cent when compared to the figures for the same period in 2018, a new report said on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Putting team in commanding position my only goal: Kohli
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) After a dominant India crushed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series to clinch the Freedom Trophy, skipper Virat Kohli said that his main goal is to put the team in a dominant position.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli 1st India skipper to enforce follow-on against SA
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to enforce a follow-on against South Africa as India won by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test of the three-match rubber to clinch the trophy with one contest remaining.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
BPSL case: NCLAT to hear JSW Steel's immunity plea Monday
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) will on Monday hear JSW Steel's plea in the Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd (BPSL) case regarding immunity from criminal proceedings in the bank fraud investigation against BPSL's erstwhile promoter.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Khattar changed image, picture of Haryana: Nadda
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) The Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in the past five years has changed the image and picture of Haryana that was ridden with corruption and nepotism, BJP working President J.P. Nadda said on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Thanked God, Saha for getting those wickets: Umesh Yadav
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Umesh Yadav was all praise for wicketkeeper Wriddiman Saha after India won their second Test against South Africa by an innings and 137 runs and sealed a 2-0 series win. Umesh dismissed Theunis de Bruyn in both the South African innings and on both occassions the wickets came due to brilliant catches from Ssaha.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Pure Nutrition plans offline expansion in Tier-I, II cities
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Nutraceutical company Pure Nutrition has planned to expand its offline presence across tier-I and tier-II cities.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
'Made in China policy' killing jobs in India: Rahul
Latur (Maharashtra), Oct 13 (IANS) Attacking the BJP government in the centre and state over "massive unemployment", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the "Made in China" policy is killing jobs of Indian youth.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ajay Devgn: Learnt about Maratha history while prepping for 'Tanhaji'
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn says he learnt many things about the glorious Marathi history while prepping for his upcoming film "Tanhaji".
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
This is how Varun Dhawan goes on set everyday
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Bala challenge started by actor Akshay Kumar has taken the Internet by storm with several Bollywood celebrities taking the challenge. The latest to join the bandwagon is actor Varun Dhawan and said that this is how he goes on set everyday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India will be under pressure, says B'desh goalkeeping coach
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Bangladesh goalkeeping coach Bobby Mimms feels India will be under pressure as they are higher-ranked and have the home crowd baying for them when the two sides meet in a World Cup qualifier here on October 15.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
We need to work on set-pieces: Stimac
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) India football team head coach Igor Stimac said on Sunday that the team needs to work on set-pieces as they arrived here amid fanfare for their home World Cup qualifying tie against Bangladesh on October 15.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
NIA to question arrested SIMI operative over Bodh Gaya, Patna blasts
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Investigaton Agency (NIA) will soon start questioning suspected SIMI operative Azharudeen, who was arrested on Friday night from Hyderabad Airport after his arrival from Saudi Arabia, sources said on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
I will use buses, carpool during Odd-Even: Delhi Transport Minister (Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Odd-Even scheme is set to return to Delhi for third time from November 4 to 15, and state Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has promised that the state government will make no exceptions for its ministers and he himself will be seen travelling by the Metro, buses or carpool during the period.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics