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Russian cosmonaut offers to share experience with Indian astronauts
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) A Russian cosmonaut has offered to share his country's experience and best practices in the field of space exploration with Indian astronauts who are designated to go on India's first human space mission in 2022.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Diplomacy
Harshdeep to perform at Deepika-Ranveer wedding
Milan, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Harshdeep Kaur's soulful voice will lend musical magic to the wedding festivities of actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in Italy.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Improved public health and nutrition programmes for children under five years of age, and higher education and wealth among expectant mothers substantially contributed to lowering anaemia among these two groups between 2006 and 2016, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Indo-Russian military exercises from November 18
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) India and Russia will hold joint military exercises in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh from November 18, it was announced on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Girls face barriers to education in Pakistan: HRW
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Pakistan is failing to educate a huge proportion of the country's girls due to the government's under-investment in schools, prohibitive school fees and gender discrimination, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Nokia veteran Ashish Chowdhary appointed Apple India head
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a fillip to Apple CEO Tim Cook's big future plans for the Indian market, Apple has appointed Ashish Chowdhary, Chief Customer Operations Officer at Nokia Networks, as its India operation head, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Woman hypnotised, robbed in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A woman has complained that she was hypnotised and robbed by two men here on Tuesday, police said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress rejects Dassault's defence, says Rafale corruption can't be hidden
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Alleging a "fixed match" between the Modi government and Rafale maker Dassault Aviation, the Congress on Tuesday said the "blatant corruption" in the fighter jet deal cannot be hidden and demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into it.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
SC to hear Sonia, Rahul's plea in tax case
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear appeals by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi along with party leader Oscar Fernandes challenging a Delhi High Court order directing re-opening of their income tax assessment for 2011-12 related to the National Herald case.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Uruguay name defender Velazquez for friendlies with Brazil, France
Montevideo, Nov 13 (IANS) Rayo Vallecano centre-back Emiliano Velazquez has been called up to Uruguay's national squad for friendlies against France and Brazil this month.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Scottish winger Boyle ready to play for Australia
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) Scottish winger Martin Boyle will likely debut for Australia in Brisbane on Saturday, despite only having set foot in the country earlier in the week.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
Miguel Cardoso to be new coach of Celta Vigo
Vigo (Spain), Nov 13 (IANS) Celta Vigo on Monday announced that Miguel Cardoso has replaced Antonio Mohamed as coach of the La Liga side.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Apple appoints Nokia veteran Ashish Chowdhary to lead India operations
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a fillip to Apple CEO Tim Cook's big future plans for the Indian market, Apple has appointed Ashish Chowdhary, Chief Customer Operations Officer at Nokia Networks, as its India operation head, reliable industry sources told IANS on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Thousands pay homage to Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Thousands of people, including union and state ministers and the general public, paid homage to late Union Minister Ananth Kumar here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Monkey kills newborn in Agra
Agra, Nov 13 (IANS) A child born only 12 days ago died after a monkey snatched it from his mother's lap on the outskirts of Agra city, police said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Immediately terminate Air India's Kathpalia: Pilots' body
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian Commercial Pilots' Association (ICPA) has demanded the immediate termination of Air India's Director (Operations) Arvind Kathpalia from the national carrier's board calling him a "repeated offender" who endangers passengers lives.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ODI rankings
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their respective top spots in the latest One-Day International (ODI) rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Oils entering uncertain, volatile period: IEA
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Oil markets are entering a period of renewed uncertainty and volatility, including a possible supply gap in the early 2020s, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Trading disrupted at India-Bangladesh 'Border Haat' in Tripura
Agartala, Nov 13 (IANS) Trading at the India-Bangladesh "Border Haat" in Tripura was disrupted by some people forcing the authorities to ask the police to take action against those who were preventing vendors from entering the border market, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Irish authorities investigate UFO sightings
Dublin, Nov 13 (IANS) The Irish Aviation Authority has launched an investigating after an unidentified flying object (UFO) was sighted by commercial pilots flying over the country, the media reported on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Ireland,Human Interest/Society
Kids with family support more likely to stand up to bullying
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying or other aggressive behaviour at school and to step in if they see victims planning to retaliate, suggests new research.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Education
Artificial intelligence boosts drug delivery to eradicate malaria
Taipei, Nov 13 (IANS) Using the next generation Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based tools, a team of researchers has developed a new end-to-end drug discovery pipeline to eradicate malaria.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Health/Medicine
Motivated after being called to national camp: Nishu Kumar
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Young left-back Nishu Kumar feels "motivated and confident" on being called up for the national team camp here before India's first ever international football fixture against Jordan.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Vineet Gehani joins Xerox India as Technology, Channels Director
Gurugram, Nov 13 (IANS) Xerox India on Tuesday announced the appointment of Vineet Gehani as Director of Technology and Channels.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Technology,Business/Economy
ATK's Komal Thatal called up for national team camp
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Young ATK winger Komal Thatal has been called to the senior national team camp by coach Stephen Constantine ahead of India's international friendly against Jordan on November 17 in Amman.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
HARMAN launches new JBL speakers in India
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co. and HARMAN International on Tuesday launched JBL PartyBox 200 and the JBL PartyBox 300 speakers for music enthusiasts in India.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Online shoppers ignore security during festive season: McAfee
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) In their urge to grab the best available deal during the festive season, online shoppers tend to turn a blind eye to cybersecurity concerns, a McAfee study of Indian consumer behaviour revealed on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
'Brahmastra' release date pushed to Christmas 2019
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The release date for the first part of director Ayan Mukerji's upcoming fantasy adventure trilogy titled "Brahmastra" has been pushed to December 2019.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump preparing to remove Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump told advisers that he has decided to remove Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and her departure from the administration is likely to occur in the coming weeks, according to White House officials.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sonali says her husband her source of strength
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Sonali Bendre Behl, who is being treated here for cancer, penned an emotional anniversary note for her filmmaker-husband Goldie Behl, thanking him for being her source of "strength, love and joy".
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Documentary on Nehru needed as there's an attempt to demythologise him: Producer
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A grand documentary on Jawaharlal Nehru, based on parliamentarian-author Shashi Tharoor's "Nehru: The Invention Of India", will be announced by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi in the capital on Tuesday. It is much needed at a time when there's an attempt to "cut him to size", says producer Sheetal Talwar.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Customer experience-focused brands gaining more growth in APAC: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Brands in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region that focus on customer experience are achieving an average revenue growth rate of 23 per cent, compared with 13 per cent other companies surveyed, an Adobe-commissioned research said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Saudi intelligence shocked after listening to Khashoggi tape: Erdogan
Istanbul, Nov 13 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the content of an audio recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which the country shared with its Western allies, as a "calamity" and said it shocked a Saudi Arabian intelligence officer who listened to it, the media reported on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Teacher arrested for thrashing student in Pune
Pune, Nov 13 (IANS) A teacher was arrested here after he clobbered a 11-year-old student for not completing a school assignment, causing facial paralysis in the boy, police said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Surface Go with LTE Advanced preorders open in select markets
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Microsoft has announced the availability of the LTE version (Long Term Evolution) of its 10-inch "Surface Go" tablet for preporders in select markets.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Tinder adds 23 new gender identity options for Indian users
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Dating app Tinder on Tuesday announced it has added 23 new gender options for users in India to allow them to add information about the orientation they believe represents them most authentically.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Djokovic beats Isner at ATP Finals
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Serbian star Novak Djokovic played like the world No.1 he currently is, beating American John Isner 6-4, 6-3 to lead the Guga Kuerten Group of the Nitto ATP Finals at the O2 Arena here where he aims to win the tournament for the sixth time.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Can't afford to get Gauri on board for films: SRK
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says that he cannot afford to get his interior decorator and producer wife Gauri Khan on board to design for films.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Debt-ridden Punjab all set for Rs 100-crore binge on luxury cars
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) At a time when the debt-ridden Punjab government is unable to pay salaries and pensions to its serving and former employees, or allocate funds for subsidies and social welfare schemes on time, it is all set for a nearly Rs 100 crore luxury ride.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
'Aquaman' to release in India before US
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Jason Momoa-starrer "Aquaman" will hit the screens in India on December 14, a week ahead of its release in the US.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Why shouldn't I stand by Nawazuddin, asks Kubbra Sait
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The feisty, talented Kubbra Sait, who made a big impact with her role as the doomed transgender Cuckoo in the Netflix series "Sacred Games", has come out in open support of Nawazuddin Siddiqui after actress Niharika Singh accused him of sexually inappropriate behaviour.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
HC to hear Herald House plea on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that it will hear on Thursday a plea filed by the Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) challenging the Centre's order asking it to vacate the Herald House here.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
'Kedarnath' trailer dangerously silly
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) So now we know why the tsunami-like floods occurred in "Kedarnath" in 2013? You see, a young Hindu girl who looks a lot like Sara Ali Khan fell in love with a not-so-young Muslim boy who bears an uncanny resemblance to Sushant Singh Rajput. When her parents raised hell and vowed they wouldnt allow the match to happen, she vows, "Then I will do jaap (holy chants) to make sure pralay (catastrophe) happens".
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Snapchat's Vice President of content steps down
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat's Vice President of content Nick Bell has stepped down from his position without any specific reasoning, after five years of serving the company.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Vir Das to be seen in Netflix's comedy
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor-comedian Vir Das, who became the first Indian to have his own Netflix comedy show in 2017, is coming back with another standup comedy show titled "Vir Das LOSING IT" for the same OTT platform.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saumya Tandon announces pregnancy
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) "Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain!" actress Saumya Tandon on Tuesday announced that she is being pregnant with her first child. She has called it a "fascinating ride".
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sensex, Nifty gain on easing crude oil prices
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Positive global cues along with an ease in global crude oil prices pushed the key equity indices in the green during the mid-afternoon session of trade on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
iPhone XR shipment estimates cut by 30%: Report
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Estimates of Apple's "most affordable" 2018 model, the iPhone XR, has been cut by nearly 30 million shipments, a famed Apple analyst has written in his research note.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Bangladesh plans to repatriate Rohingyas from Thursday
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) Bangladesh will obegin to repatriate the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who last year fled a violent military crackdown in Myanmar, from Thursday onwards, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights
Odisha-bound train derails in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) A coach of a Puri-bound train derailed on Tuesday in West Bengal's East Midnapore district but no casualty or injury was reported, a railway official said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala cop involved in murder, kills self
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) A senior Kerala Police officer who was eluding arrest after causing a man's death a week back, on Tuesday was found hanging in his home in Kollam district, police said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Denigrating Nehru is like throwing pebbles at a mountain: Shashi Tharoor (Exclusive Book Excerpt) (Nov 14 is Jawaharlal Nehru's 129th birth anniversary)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Alleging that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its followers lose no opportunity to denigrate Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has stated in a new edition of his 2003 book "Nehru: The Invention of India" -- scheduled to be launched on Tuesday evening by Sonia Gandhi -- that accusing Indias first Prime Minister of "every conceivable sin" is like "throwing pebbles at a mountain".
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
What's fishy at Nehru Memorial? A timeline of its making and unmaking (Nov 14 is Jawaharlal Nehru's 129th birth anniversary)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru, widely regarded as the architect of modern India, had deep affection and regard for literature and scholarship. The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) here bears this out, but has been the subject of much controversy during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led dispensation. Critics say that the government is "diluting" Nehrus legacy by changing the character of his memorial whereas the government has maintained that it is only "upgrading" it.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Cabinet condoles Ananth Kumar's death
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Tuesday condoled the demise of Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar, who died in Bengaluru the previous day due to multiple organ failure a day before.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sabarimala: SC to hear fresh appeals after considering review pleas
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will hear writ petitions seeking ban on entry of girls and women between the age group of 10 to 50 to Sabarimala, only after it decides the review pleas seeking recall of its September 28 verdict that cancelled all ban on women's entry to the Lord Ayyappa shrine.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
India's higher education system needs drastic changes to address tech-induced challenges (Column: Active Voice)
As the world stands on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, powered by a wide range of new technology breakthroughs such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), advanced robotics, Internet of Things IoT), Cloud computing and 3D printing, major changes are expected in the labour market globally.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy,Education
Quick Heal revenue jumps 20% during H1 of financial year
Pune, Nov 13 (IANS) Global IT security firm Quick Heal Technologies Limited has reported 20 per cent increase in revenue during the first half year of the current financial year ending on September 30, compared to the first of the previous financial year.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Film music dominance reducing Indian singers' chance to make music from the heart: Ricky Kej
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ricky Kej, an ardent environmentalist and India's youngest Grammy winner, says while Indian music has always been recognised internationally, what concerns him is how, with the dominance of film music, composers and singers are now rarely making music from the heart.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Facebook agrees to work with French regulators on hate speech
Paris, Nov 13 (IANS) In a first, Facebook has agreed to allow French regulators to monitor what steps the social networking giant is taking to combat hate speech, the media reported.
2018-11-13
Category: International, France,Technology,Business/Economy
Indian film fraternity mourns 'forever superhero' Stan Lee's death
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) As the news of comic creator Stan Lee's death broke out, a slew of celebrated names from the Indian film fraternity like Shekhar Kapur, Sonam Kapoor, Athiya Shetty and Arjun Kapoor took to social media to pay tributes to the 95-year-old Marvel Comics patriarch.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Scattered rains lash Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) There were scattered rains in the national capital and its adjoining areas on Tuesday as the minimum temperature was recorded at 14.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below average, the Met said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Breakfast and diabetes: What's the connection? (November 14 is World Diabetes Day)
You have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast, as the name implies, is to break the fast between dinner and lunch.
2018-11-13
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Cyclone Gaja to cross TN on Nov 15
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Cyclone Gaja presently centred over the Bay of Bengal is likely to weaken and cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday forenoon, the Met said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Congress-TDP's Telangana lists out
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) After keeping all waiting, the main opposition Congress and its TDP ally in Telangana has finally released their first lists of candidates for the December 7 assembly elections.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Misty morning in Delhi, air quality 'very poor'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) It was a misty morning here on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 14.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Stan Lee dead, Hollywood remembers comic legend
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Stan Lee, the colourful Marvel Comics patriarch who helped usher in a new era of superhero storytelling, died at the age of 95, with a string of Hollywood personalities including Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Reynolds and Robert Downey Jr., paying their emotional tributes to the comic visionary.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Google probing 'malicious' attack on its internet traffic
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) After several users complained that they were either unable to access Google services like YouTube on Tuesday, the tech giant confirmed the root cause of this was "external" and under investigation.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Call for UK ban on 'grotesquely sugary' freakshakes
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A UK-based campaign group has demanded a ban on freakshakes and all milkshakes with more than 300 calories in the country.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
BJP bids final goodbye to Ananth Kumar
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Hundreds of BJP leaders and cadres on Tuesday paid their last respects to the mortal remains of Union Minister Ananth Kumar, who suddenly passed away here a day before, an official said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
WhatsApp selects 20 teams to curb fake news globally, including India
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday announced that it has selected 20 research teams worldwide - including experts from India and those of Indian origin -- who will work towards how misinformation spreads and what additional steps the mobile messaging platform could take to curb fake news.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology
Nifty opens in red, Sensex down 100 points
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The NSE's Nifty50 opened in red while the S&P BSE Sensex traded 100 points down during the morning session of the trade on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kargil coldest in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 13 (IANS) With a minimum temperature recorded at minus 6.2 degrees Celsius on Tuesday Kargil town was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir, as the the Met forecast light snowfall in the higher reaches.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
India emerges as leading seed hub in Asia: Study
Amsterdam, Nov 13 (IANS) India has emerged as a major seed hub in Asia, with four Indian seed companies featuring in top 10 of the first ever "Access to Seeds Index for South and Southeast Asia", a study said.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Netherlands,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Karanvir's wife wants clarity from 'Bigg Boss' over show's double standards
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Television actor Karanvir Bohra's wife Teejay Sidhu has issued a letter to the "Bigg Boss" team asking them not to shame and mock Karanvir on "Weekend ka War" episodes.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Australia reduces gender pay gap to 21.3%
Canberra, Nov 13 (IANS) Australia has reduced the gender wage gap by 3.4 points in the last five years despite the fact that women continue to earn on average less than 80 per cent of what men earn, according to a government study published on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Australia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
44 killed in California wildfires
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) The three raging wildfires in California have killed 44 people since it started last week, a record number of deaths from a wildfire in the US state, officials said.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Democrats flip Arizona Senate seat
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Democratic Representative Kyrsten Sinema is set to win Arizona's Senate race, defeating her Republican rival Martha McSally and flipping a seat that had been in Republican hands for 24 years.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
N. Korea hasn't given up nuclear weapons programme: Think tank
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) North Korea continues to secretly develop its nuclear weapons programme despite months of talks with the US, according to a report released by a Washington-based think tank.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
Beat bad hair days with simple ways
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With the winter season knocking at the doors, there's an excitement to bring out the warm jackets, cosy hoodies and to feel the cold winds. But then there's also concern about dry hair and dandruff problems.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wall Street closes with heavy losses, Dow Jones down 2.32%
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Wall Street closed with heavy losses on Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 2.32 percent on a day marked by concerns about a deceleration in world economic growth and plunges in tech giants such as Apple, which fell more than 5 per cent.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Stan Lee, Marvel's main man dies at 95
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Stan Lee, the man who created the X-Men, the Avengers and Black Panther died on Monday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Syria, Iran accuse US of hindering political solution to Syrian crisis
Damascus, Nov 13 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and a visiting Iranian official agreed on Monday that the US is placing snags in the political process in Syria, state news agency SANA reported.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Cheryl shares behind the scenes glimpse of her music video
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Cheryl has shared a behind the scene photo from her music video after claiming her face has "changed completely" since having son Bear.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
WhatsApp to delete all chats not saved, updated via Google Drive
Madrid, Nov 13 (IANS) The world's most popular freeware instant messaging app confirmed its prior announcement that, as of Monday, any users who have not backed up their stored data and chats on Google Drive will lose their chat histories.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Spain,Technology
Michael C. Hall not 'all the way' heterosexual
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Michael C. Hall does not consider himself "all the way heterosexual".
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Robots go to war in UK Army's exercise
London, Nov 13 (IANS) The biggest ever robot exercise in the history of the British army got underway Monday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Defence/Security
Turkey insists audio of Khashoggi killing shared with French intelligence
Istanbul, Nov 13 (IANS) The Turkish government on Monday insisted it had shared with a French intelligence agency the audio recordings and transcripts related to the killing of a Saudi Arabian journalist in his country's consulate in Istanbul last month.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Trump urges Saudi Arabia, OPEC not to cut oil production
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Saudi Arabia and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) not to cut their oil production.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Travis Scott was nervous in delivery room
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Rapper Travis Scott says he was so "nervous and scared" in the delivery room when his partner and reality TV star Kylie Jenner gave birth to their daughter Stormi.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stan Lee, Marvel's main man has died - he was 95
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Stan Lee, the man who created the X-Men, the Avengers and Black Panther has died.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Baazigar' defines my career, says SRK
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Commonly known as king of romance, but it was his villainous role in film "Baazigar" which garnered superstar Shah Rukh Khan a huge fame and stardom.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Morocco, India agree to strengthen anti-terror cooperation
Rabat, Nov 13 (IANS/MAP) India and Morocco signed on Monday an agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance to fight crimes and terrorism, the Moroccan official MAP news agency reported.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Malta,Politics,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Trump slams Europe's unfair military relations with US
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump this Monday again criticized Europe's unfair military relations with his country and said its nations can either pay Washington for military protection or protect themselves.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Obese teenagers can face pancreatic cancer risk
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) If your teenager or young adult child is obese, he or she can be at four-times the risk of developing pancreatic cancer later in life, new research warns.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sanjay Khan has 'extraordinary stories' for TV
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Sanjay Khan, popular for acting in and producing the television series "The Sword of Tipu Sultan", says he is planning to make movies, but he also has some extraordinary stories that can be told on the small screen.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Boca, River play draw in 1st of 2 Copa Libertadores final matches
Buenos Aires, Nov 12 (IANS) Boca Juniors and River Plate battled to a 2-2 draw in the first match of their two-game Copa Libertadores final series.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Reliance to invest additional Rs 3,000 cr in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 12 (IANS) Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said on Monday the group, which has already invested Rs 6,000 crore in Odisha over the last few years, will invest an additional Rs 3,000 crore in the state.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
I'm a newcomer for pan-India audiences: 'KGF' actor Yash
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Kannada film actor Yash, who will soon be seen in "KGF" - Kolar Gold Fields - that will release in five languages including Hindi, says he is quite excited to see how cine-goers across India accept him as a performer because he is a newcomer for a majority of the audiences.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,National,IANS Life
Growing nationalism behind spread of fake news in India: BBC research
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A BBC research has revealed that fake news is fast spreading in India owing to a "rising tide of nationalism" where right-wing networks are much more organised than on the left, pushing "nationalistic fake stories" further.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Media,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Winless Chievo claims 2-2 tie with Bologna
Verona, Italy, Nov 12 (IANS) Winless Chievo Verona earned its third Serie A tie this season, as it played visiting Bologna to a 2-2 tie and broke its seven-game losing streak.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Sri Lankan parties file petitions against Parliament dissolution
Colombo, Nov 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's main political parties filed petitions in the Supreme Court on Monday challenging President Maithripala Sirisena's dissolution of Parliament.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Modi attacks Rahul, Sonia over demonetisation
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Nov 12 (IANS) Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi who questioned him on demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Congress President and his mother Sonia Gandhi were out on bail but issuing "honesty certificates" to others.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Roma thrash Sampdoria 4-1 in Serie A
Rome, Nov 12 (IANS) Roma routed visiting Sampdoria 4-1 in Serie A, with Italian winger Stephan El Shaarawy scoring a brace here at the Stadio Olimpico.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Empoli top Udinese in new coach's debut
Empoli, Italy, Nov 12 (IANS) Empoli prevailed 2-1 over visiting Udinese, earning its second Serie A victory this season in its first match under new coach Giuseppe Iachini.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Farhan, Priyanka beat Delhi pollution with masks
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Actors Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra, who are in the capital to shoot for their upcoming film "The Sky is Pink", are battling the city's pollution levels with masks.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Betis stun Barcelona 4-3 in La Liga
Barcelona, Nov 12 (IANS) Real Betis routed Barcelona 4-3, handing the Catalan squad their first La Liga home defeat in 26 months.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
US military adopted yoga in training curriculum: Minister
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) The US military has adopted yoga into its training curriculum, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik said on Monday.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Ezra Miller pretends to be happy
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Ezra Miller says he is not as happy as he pretends to be.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nintendo to shut down streaming video for Wii in 2019
San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) US-based media services giant Netflix has emailed its users that Nintendo was going to "suspend Netflix" and other streaming video services on the Wii after January 31, 2019.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
US fighter jet crashes into sea in Japan
Tokyo, Nov 12 (IANS) An American fighter jet deployed in Japan crashed on Monday into the sea off Okinawa, according to the US Pacific Fleet.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Yoga can save government, families' healthcare costs: Suresh Prabhu
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Practicing yoga regularly can enable governments and individual households save on healthcare costs, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu said here on Monday.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Australia strawberry contamination accused 'motivated by spite'
Canberra, Nov 12 (IANS) An Australian woman accused of hiding sewing needles inside strawberries in a high-profile sabotage case was motivated by spite, a court heard on Monday.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Searches on in J&K village
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) A search operation is underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Monday.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Twitter CEO meets Rahul, discusses fake news
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and discussed various steps the social network was taking to curb the spread of fake news and boost healthy conversation on its platform.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Man City down Man United 3-1 in EPL
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A consistently superior and calm Manchester City defeated crosstown rivals Manchester United 3-1 in their first derby this season at the former's home Etihad stadium.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
This smartphone app can identify heart attacks
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) A novel smartphone app can help determine if you are having the most serious and deadliest form of heart attack and could turn out be a valuable tool to save lives, say researchers.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine,Technology
BJP names 131 candidates in Rajasthan
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The BJP on Monday released its first list of 131 candidates for the December 7 Rajasthan Assembly polls. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will contest from her traditional Jhalrapatan seat.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Equity indices erase gains ahead of key data release; crude prices rebound
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices pared their initial gains to trade marginally lower during the afternoon session on Monday, as investors turned cautious ahead of the release of key macro-economic indicators.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hamilton wins Brazil Grand Prix
Sao Paulo, Nov 12 (IANS) Britain's five-time world Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has won the Brazilian Grand Prix, the penultimate race of the 2018 F1 season.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Motorsports
Real Madrid beat Celta 4-2
Vigo (Spain), Nov 12 (IANS) Real Madrid cruised to a 4-2 road victory against a Celta Vigo that couldn't keep from committing defensive errors, the capital squad's fourth win so far in the still-dawning "Santiago Solari era".
2018-11-12
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Kuchar wins Mayakoba Golf Classic
Playa del Carmen (Mexico), Nov 12 (IANS) American Matt Kuchar handed in a 69-stroke, two-under-par card at the El Camaleon Golf Club and, taking advantage of his good scores in the first three days, won the Mayakoba Golf Classic and his first PGA tour win in over four years.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Golf
Asean signs first regional e-commerce agreement
Singapore, Nov 12 (IANS) Finance Ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on Monday signed the bloc's first agreement to facilitate e-commerce transactions in the region.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Nishikori defeats Federer at ATP Finals in London
London, Nov 12 (IANS) The victory of Japan's Kei Nishikori over Roger Federer 7-6 (4) and 6-3 on the first day of the Nitto ATP Finals shook the walls of London's O2 Arena here.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Nearly 20% polling in Chhattisgarh first phase
Raipur, Nov 12 (IANS) Defying Maoist threats, lakhs of people voted on Monday in 18 constituencies in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly election, with officials putting the voting percentage at nearly 20 per cent in the first four hours.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Samsung to release its first foldable smartphone in March
Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co plans to launch its first foldable smartphone in March, along with a fifth-generation (5G) network-powered Galaxy S10, industry sources said on Monday.
2018-11-12
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Business/Economy
CVC submits report on Verma to SC
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Monday submitted to the Supreme Court its report on a preliminary inquiry into allegations raised against CBI Director Alok Verma by his deputy and Special Director Rakesh Asthana.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gaurav Passi appointed President of Avaya Cloud
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Global Communications solution provider Avaya Holdings Corp on Monday announced the appointment of Gaurav Passi as President of its Cloud business group.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Working with Raj Kumar Gupta an honour, privilege: Arjun Kapoor
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor has wrapped up shooting for his 12th film "India's Most Wanted" and called it "special", adding that working with director Raj Kumar Gupta has been an honour and privilege for him.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Water access and sanitation shape birth outcomes and earning potential
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS/Mongbay) Spending more time per day fetching water increased Indian women's risk of delivering a low birth-weight baby, a study has said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Features,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Saudis close to Crown Prince discussed killing enemies: NYT
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked a small group of businessmen last year about using private companies to assassinate enemies of the Kingdom, The New York Times reported.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aerosmith's Joe Perry rushed to hospital
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Rock band Aerosmith's guitarist Joe Perry was rushed to hospital after performing with Billy Joel at the Madison Square Garden here.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen): Control your home better with smarter Alexa (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Smart home speakers are steadily gaining ground in India and Amazon's Echo range has been appreciated the most so far, followed by Google Home.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
XBox Chief pledges to fix Microsoft Store for PC gamers
San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) After repeated complaints from gamers regarding the problems associated with Windows-based games, Xbox chief Phil Spencer has pledged to fix the Microsoft Store and establish it as the best digital storefront for PC gamers, the media reported.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Israeli soldier, Hamas commander killed in Gaza
Gaza, Nov 12 (IANS) An Israeli soldier and a Hamas military commander have been killed during an Israeli Special Forces operation inside Gaza, the media reported on Monday.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Defence/Security
Anushka Sharma promotes tiger conservation
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma has joined hands with Discovery to promote a global awareness movement to save tigers from extinction.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Manipur fake encounters: SC dismisses police plea on judges' recusal
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by several Manipur Police personnel seeking recusal of judges of a bench hearing extra-judicial killings in the state.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
4 wanted criminals nabbed in Noida
Noida, Nov 12 (IANS) Four persons involved in kidnapping and extortion were arrested here in Uttar Pradesh early on Monday, police said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arshad Warsi shoots for 'Asura'
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi has started shooting for "Asura" and says it is thrilling and gripping.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi appeals to Chhattisgarh voters
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national President Amit Shah on Monday urged voters to take part in large numbers in the first phase of the polling process for 18 Assembly seats.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Priyanka shoots in Delhi for 'The Sky Is Pink'
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra is in the capital to shoot for "The Sky Is Pink" directed by Shonali Bose.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Homage across political spectrum to Ananth Kumar
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The demise of the 59-year-old Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru on Monday elicited condolences from across the political spectrum, with President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the nation in mourning his death.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CRPF team narrowly escapes Chhattisgarh blast
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Nov 12 (IANS) Minutes before the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls began on Monday, Maoists detonated an IED in here that narrowly missed a CRPF foot patrol, the authorities said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Most Pakistanis don't know what internet is: Survey
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Around 69 per cent Pakistanis between the ages of 15 and 65 do not know what the internet is, an information communication technology (ICT)-based survey has revealed.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Lifestyle/Fashion,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Ananth Kumar dead; 3-day mourning in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar died on Monday at a private hospital here due to multiple organ failure, a BJP spokesman said. He was 59.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Puneet Issar's 'Mahabharat' to be staged in Delhi
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) "Mahabharat", a play written and directed by film, television and theatre veteran Puneet Issar, will regale the Delhi audience on November 17 with its narrative focussed on the friendship and loyalty between Duryodhan and Karan.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Facebook fired Oculus co-founder for supporting Trump: Report
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) Facebook's firing of Oculus VR co-founder Palmer Luckey last year was reportedly on the grounds of him supporting US President Donald Trump, a media report has said.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Rain, snow likely in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) Widespread rain and snow has been forecast in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as the minimum temperatures improved while day temperatures were likely to fall further, a weather official said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Key market indices open in green
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Amid mixed global cues, the 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex on Monday opened in the green.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi-NCR witness 'severe' air quality
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Monday witnessed "severe" air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.4 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the Met office said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
UP medical officer commits suicide
Lucknow, Nov 12 (IANS) A senior Uttar Pradesh medical officer committed suicide on Monday in Gonda district, police said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3-day mourning in Karnataka for Ananth Kumar
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Monday declared a three-day mourning in the state following the death of Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar earlier in the day here, an official statement said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
California wildfires toll rises to 31
San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) The death toll from the three raging wildfires in California has increased to 31, with more than 300,000 people forced to evacuate from their homes across the US state, according to authorities.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
National Flag at half mast in Ananth Kumar's honour
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Centre on Monday announced to fly the National Flag at half mast throughout the country to honour late Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar who died earlier in the day in Bengaluru.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pompeo speaks with Saudi Prince over Khashoggi case
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the phone to discuss murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's case.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Union Minister Ananth Kumar dead
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar died on Monday at a private hospital here due to multi-organ failure, a party spokesman said. He was 59.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Polling underway in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Nov 12 (IANS) Polling in eight constituencies began at 8 a.m. on Monday and it was underway in 10 others in the first phase to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, officials said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
3 large Hindi-speaking states have high fertility rates: UNFPA
United Nations, Nov 12 (IANS) There is a stark contrast between the fertility rates of the three largest Hindi-speaking states and six non-Hindi-speaking states even as India was nearing the population replacement level of fertility, a UN report shows.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
President, PM mourn Ananth Kumar
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday mourned the death of Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'The Big Bang Theory' finale will be emotional, says Johnny
London, Nov 12 (IANS) As popular sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" is about to end next year with its 12th season, actor Johnny Galecki, who plays Leonard Hoffstader in the show, says, finale episode will leave the cast and audience teary eyed.
2018-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar passed away on early Monday at a private hospital in Bengaluru, a party leader said. He was 59.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Polling begins in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Nov 12 (IANS) Amid tight security, polling began at 7 a.m. on Monday in 10 of the 18 constituencies in the first phase to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, officials said.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Putin expects dialogue to continue over NATO military drills
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS) Russia is reacting calmly to the recent large-scale military drills conducted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and wishes to continue dialogue on this matter, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Egyptian court upholds death for 7 convicted of killing policeman
Cairo, Nov 12 (IANS) An Egyptian top court upheld on Sunday a previous death sentence against seven defendants convicted of killing a policeman in 2013, official MENA news agency reported.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Liam Payne prepares to lose house in California wildfire
San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) ASinger Liam Payne is afraid of losing his $10 million home in the wildfires currently devastating California.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Ajay Devgn wins big at film fest in China
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn has won Best Foreign Actor award at the 27th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China for his role in film "Raid".
2018-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Macron warns rising nationalism would put world peace on edge
Paris, Nov 12 (IANS) With world leaders gathered, church bells rang and Bach's Sarabande played, French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday held a solemn ceremony to mark the centenary of the Armistice of the First World War.
2018-11-12
Category: International, France,Politics
ISL: Goa ride Coro double to beat Kerala Blasters
Kochi, Nov 12 (IANS) FC Goa opened a three point lead at the top of the Indian Super League (ISL) table after they eased past Kerala Blasters 3-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi, on Sunday.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Pakistan arrests 12 Indian fishermen
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have detained 12 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating the country's maritime boundary, security officials said on Sunday.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Women's World T20: Raj scores fifty as India post facile win over Pakistan (Roundup)
Providence (Guyana), Nov 12 (IANS) Seasoned batter Mithali Raj cracked a half century to guide India to a facile seven-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Women's World T20 here on Sunday.
2018-11-12
Category: International, Mauritius,Sports,Cricket
Alibaba generates record $31 billion during Singles' Day sale
Shanghai, Nov 12 (IANS) Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Monday announced generation of whopping $30.8 billion in terms of Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) during Singles' Day sale -- the 24-hour annual shopping event -- held on November 11, beating the last year's record of $25 billion.
2018-11-12
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
PKL 6: Haryana Steelers clinch thriller vs U Mumba
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Haryana Steelers pipped host U Mumba 35-31 in a closely-fought battle in a zone A affair of the ongoing sixth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the NSCI stadium here on Sunday.
2018-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
AirAsia offers low fares on domestic, international routes
Bengaluru, Nov 11 (IANS) Malaysian budget airline AirAsia on Sunday offered low-cost fares on domestic and international routes for travel from May 2019 to February 2020, covering 120 destinations across Asia, Australia and beyond.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
3rd T20I: India edge past West Indies in last ball thriller
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) A brilliant batting display from Shikhar Dhawan (92) and Rishabh Pant (58) helped India edge past West Indies by six wickets in a last ball thriller in the final match of the Twenty20 International series here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
GST a monumental reform, hurt growth for just 2 quarters: Jaitley
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday termed the Goods and Services Tax as a 'monumental' reform, emphasising that the implementation of the indirect tax had impacted economic growth for only two quarters.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Women's World T20: India restrict Pakistan to low total
Georgetown (Guyana), Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan rode on half-centuries from Bismah Maroof and Nida Dar to post 133/7 in their ICC Women's World T20 clash here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
IRCTC agent arrested in Bengal for selling 'tatkal' tickets
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) An Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) agent was on Sunday arrested for illegally selling 'tatkal' tickets to the commuters in West Bengal's East Midnapore district, a Railway Protection Force (RPF) official said.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa Congress seeks boycott of FC Goa match after police assault fan
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) The Goa Congress on Sunday urged fans to boycott FC Goa's next Indian Super League match in Goa, after a youth and his parents were allegedly thrashed by police personnel after a match against Delhi Dynamos on November 8.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi to hold 10 public meetings, seek votes for BJP in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Nov 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for the BJP candidates in Madhya Pradesh, and hold 10 public meetings over 5 days in the poll-bound state.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
New rail link in Mumbai inaugurated
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday inaugurated the phase I of the 12.4-km Nerul-Belapur-Seawoods-Kharkopar suburban railway.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Injured Meghalaya women's activist continues to be on life support
Shillong, Nov 11 (IANS) Meghalaya's frontline women's activist Agnes Kharshiing, who was brutally attacked by a mob, continues to be on life support system since Thursday and is still in a "critical condition", hospital authorities at North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Banks need to be strengthened to drive economic growth: Jaitley
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the banking system needed to be strengthened to meet the market's liquidity requirements and drive economic growth.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
PKL 6: Dabang Delhi hammer Jaipur Pink Panthers 40-29
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Jaipur Pink Panthers suffered their seventh loss in the ongoing season of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) as Dabang Delhi hammered the Anup Kumar-led side 40-29 in a zone A clash at the NSCI stadium here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Soldier killed on LoC in Pakistani firing
Jammu, Nov 11 (IANS) An Indian soldier was killed on Sunday in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Nakamura lives up to reputation, wins Tata Steel Chess
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) World No.2 Hikaru Nakamura of the United States stamped his class on Sunday by winning the Tata Steel Chess India 2018 rapid tournament with six points as reigning world champion Viswanathan Anand lost to local challenger Surya Shekhar Ganguly, here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Karnataka's mining baron Reddy jailed in Ponzi case
Bengaluru, Nov 11 (IANS) Karnataka's former BJP Minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy was arrested and jailed for allegedly shielding two accused persons in a multi-crore Ponzi scheme, a senior police official said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa governor feels uneasy, undergoes check-up
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) Goa Governor Mridula Sinha underwent a medical check-up at a top state-run health facility on Sunday, sources at the Goa Medical College said.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Modi to inaugurate two highways in Varanasi
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Monday one waterway and two national highways in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Low oil price, weak Chinese yuan to keep rupee in range next week
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Gains from a low oil price would likely be offset by a weak Chinese yuan, restricting the Indian rupee in a range of 72.30-73.20 per US dollar next week, experts said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ghosal beats Zahed Salem to win squash meet
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Top seeded Saurav Ghosal retained the title, defeating Zahed Salem of Egypt 3-2 in the final of the Kolkata International $30,000 PSA event here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Union Minister retracts comments on replacing Parrikar
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) A day after suggesting that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar needed to be replaced, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik on Sunday retracted his comments saying that Parrikar was handling the state administration efficiently.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
ADB to grant EESL $13 mn for energy efficiency revolving fund
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) would grant $13 million to the government-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to set up an energy efficiency revolving fund (EERF) under a tie-up announced here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Alaves rallies to 2-1 win vs Huesca
Vitoria (Spain), Nov 11 (IANS) Alaves beat Huesca 2-1 in La Liga on Sunday, rallying back from a 0-1 deficit to extend newly-promoted Huesca's winless drought to the 11th match.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Inter lose 4-1 to Atalanta in Serie A
Bergamo (Italy), Nov 11 (IANS) Atalanta trounced visiting Inter Milan 4-1 on Sunday in Serie A action, a stunning reversal of fortune that came just days after Inter tied 1-1 against Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
3rd T20I: West Indies post challenging total vs India
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) A combined batting show helped West Indies post a challenging total of 181/3 against India in the third and final Twenty20 International match here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
'Your's Truly' explores loneliness, a sensitive topic: Alia
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Sharing her experience of watching her mother Soni Razdan's film "Your's Truly", actress Alia Bhatt on Sunday said she was stunned to see the film dealing with 'loneliness'.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Sitharaman discusses land issues with Arunachal CM
Itanagar, Nov 11 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday co-chaired a high-level meeting with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu to discuss land acquisition for defence purposes in the state bordering China, Myanmar and Bhutan.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Gokulam overpower Lajong in I-League tie
Kozhikode, Nov 11 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala proved to be much stronger for young Shillong Lajong as they muscled their way to a 3-1 win in an I-League clash at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Odisha is full of business opportunities, CM tells industrialists
Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday told the industrialists that the state offers "enormous business and growth opportunities" for them.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Gold revaluation, stronger rupee lift India's Forex reserves: Analysts
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Revaluation of gold reserves and a stronger rupee lifted India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves by over $1 billion in the week ended November 2, analysts said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Richa wraps up Shakeela biopic shoot
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha has wrapped up the shoot for a biopic on southern adult film actress Shakeela. She is now excited to see the final product.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Caixinha praises Cruz Azul after comeback win over Lobos BUAP
Mexico City, Nov 11 (IANS) Portuguese coach Pedro Caixinha praised his Cruz Azul squad following its 2-1 comeback win over the Lobos BUAP, a win that helped the Mexican league club retain the top spot in the standings.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Soldier killed on LoC in Pakistani firing
Jammu, Nov 11 (IANS) An Indian soldier was killed on Sunday in Pakistan ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
India, China key players globally: Sitharaman
Itanagar, Nov 11 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that India and China were the key players in all global developments and issues.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Always wanted to direct Sridevi: Karan Johar
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is known for working with several renowned celebrities and making career of aspiring actors, said it was his dream to direct late female superstar Sridevi, which remained unfulfilled.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Amitabh Bachchan tries his hand at 'zitar'
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan played a few notes on a 'zitar' -- an electric sitar -- gifted to him by Indian classical instrumentalist Niladri Kumar, at the launch of the Pandit Kartick Kumar Foundation here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Would be a blast on set if I work with parents: Alia Bhatt
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Expressing her excitement and passion for films, Alia Bhatt on Sunday said if she ever gets a chance to share screen space with her parents, it would be a blast on the set.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Amid Maoist attacks, Chhattisgarh readies for election
Raipur, Nov 11 (IANS) Amid threats of Maoist violence, 18 of the 90 constituencies in Chhattisgarh will go to the polls on Monday to elect a new Assembly in the first phase of a battle in which the Congress is desperate to end 15 years of BJP rule.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Woman arrested over alleged strawberry contamination
Sydney, Nov 11 (IANS) A woman has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the alleged contamination of strawberries in the Australian state of Queensland, police said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World leaders solemnly commemorate 100 years since WWI Armistice
Paris, Nov 11 (IANS) Dozens of leaders from around the globe on Sunday converged in Paris to attend a portentous ceremony commemorating 100 years since the armistice that put an end to the brutal conflict now known as World War I.
2018-11-11
Category: International, France,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Karnataka's mining baron Reddy arrested, jailed in Ponzi case
Bengaluru, Nov 11 (IANS) Karnataka's former BJP Minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy was arrested and jailed for allegedly shielding two accused persons in a multi-crore Ponzi scheme, a police officer said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kenyan Kimutai, Chepngetich win Istanbul Marathon
Istanbul, Nov 11 (IANS) Kenyan Felix Kimutai and Ruth Chepngetich hit the lines first in their respective men's and women's categories on Sunday in Istanbul Marathon, the only marathon route that covers two continents in the world.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Athletics
West Indies to bat in 3rd T20I vs India
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) West Indies won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final Twenty20 International match against India at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Freezing air could stop 99% of pollutants: Scientists
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Freezing pollutants can prevent deadly outdoor air pollution -- thought to cause more than three million premature deaths worldwide every year -- from seeping indoors by 99 per cent, scientists have discovered.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Rising drug addiction in Himachal matter of concern: Governor
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Sunday expressed concern over the rise in drug addiction, particularly among the youth in the state, and called for concerted efforts to tackle the menace.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
CPI-M Minister's wife quits post after allegations
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 11 (IANS) The wife of a CPI-M Minister in Kerala on Sunday quit her post in the University of Kerala following criticism that her husband played a role in getting her the job.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Education
Govinda is down to earth, says actor Karan Aanand
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Actor Karan Aanand, who has been sharing screen space with actor Govinda in their upcoming film "Rangeela Raja", finds him as a supportive person.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Former Goa RSS chief announces plunge into electoral politics
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) In what could be a worrying sign for the Goa BJP, former state RSS chief Subhash Velingkar, an arch rival of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Sunday announced his plunge into electoral politics.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Javadekar pays tribute to Maulana Azad on Education Day
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday paid tribute to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 130th birth anniversary, hailing him for his contribution in the post-independence nation building.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Can managing cholesterol reduce Alzheimer's risk?
New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Managing cholesterol might help reduce Alzheimer's risk, says researchers, including one of Indian-origin, who identified a genetic link between the progressive brain disorder and heart disease.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine,Diaspora
BJP in Bengal is like turtle turned upside down: Trinamool
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) The BJP is not making much headway in West Bengal and its desperation is similar to that of a turtle turned upside down, Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tea exports up marginally in Jan-Sep period
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) India's tea exports rose marginally to 173.80 million kilos during the January-September period this year from 173.52 million kilos exported during same period last year, according to data from the Tea Board India.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Star-studded launch for S.S. Rajamouli's next film
Hyderabad, Nov 11 (IANS) The creme de la creme of Telugu filmdom came together on Sunday for the highly anticipated launch ceremony of filmmaker S.S Rajamouli's next yet-untitled Telugu film featuring Jr. NTR and Ram Charan.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
US scientists discover link between brain activity, mood disorders
San Francisco, Nov 11 (IANS) US scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have found a new pattern of brain activity that may help develop new therapies in the future to treat mood disorders like depression.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
Chidi's brace gifts Neroca first win in I-League
Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) Felix Chidis brace helped Neroca FC to taste their first win of the I-League as they defeated Real Kashmir FC 2-0 at the TRC Turf Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
Elnaaz Norouzi signs film on human trafficking
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Actress Elnaaz Norouzi says she is "super happy" and excited to start working on an international project.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gun battle kills a dozen in Afghanistan
Jalalabad (Afghanistan), Nov 11 (IANS) Over a dozen people, mostly security personnel, were killed as armed militants stormed security checkpoints in Burka district of Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
3rd ODI: South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs, clinch series 2-1
Hobart, Nov 11 (IANS) South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in the third One day International match to win the series 2-1 here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Poll-bound Chhattisgarh's foodgrain policy talked about in UN: Swaraj
Raipur, Nov 11 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday lauded the Raman Singh-led BJP government in Chhattisgarh, saying that the state's foodgrain policy was much talked about in the United Nations.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Scientists translate Martian sunrise image into music
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Using the photo of the 5,000th sunrise on Mars captured by NASA's rover Opportunity, British scientists have created a two-minute piece of music.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Always wanted to see mallakhamb on international platform: Rajesh Mudki
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Rajesh Mudki has been practising mallakhamb from the age of six, and says his dream is to give an international platform to the traditional Indian sport.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Housewife beaten to death in Bengal over dowry dispute
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) A married woman was allegedly beaten to death following a dispute over dowry in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Sunday, police said.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Death toll climbs to 58 from car bombings in Somali capital
Mogadishu, Nov 11 (IANS) Somali medical sources on Sunday increased the death toll to 58 people killed by last week's car bombings in the capital Mogadishu, which injured over 100.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Somalia,Terrorism
Coronary calcium tests better predictor of heart attack risks
New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Checking calcium levels of arteries which surround and supply blood to the heart could better predict the risk for a heart attack than standard risk-assessment equations used in medical practice, according to a study.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
One militant killed in Kupwara
Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) Security forces shot dead a militant on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Odisha CM seeks inquiry into negligence in Sun Temple preservation
Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Central government to conduct an inquiry regarding the replacement of artistic stone carvings at Konark Sun Temple with plain stones.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Varun Dhawan to perform at Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan is excited to perform at Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards this year.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Atletico Madrid gets late goal from Godin in 3-2 win over Bilbao
Madrid, Nov 11 (IANS) A header in second-half stoppage time by injured defender Diego Godin gave Atletico Madrid a come-from-behind 3-2 home victory over Athletic Bilbao.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Girona and Leganes fight to 0-0 tie
Girona (Spain), Nov 11 (IANS) Girona and Leganes fought to a scoreless tie at Montilivi Stadium in a match that got its most threatening scoring chances as it wound to a close.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Akshay Kumar, Chitrangada to be part of IFFI 2018
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) As the 49th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is organising a special section for sports films, members from the film fraternity including Akshay Kumar, Chitrangada Singh, Reema Kagti and Rakesh Omprakash Mehra will attend the gala to present their sports-centric films.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Four of a family charred to death in Andhra
Vijayawada, Nov 11 (IANS) Four members of a family were charred to death in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Sunday, police said.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman arrested for Australia strawberry contamination
Canberra, Nov 11 (IANS) A woman was arrested on Sunday in Australia in connection with the "strawberry scare" after sewing needles were found hidden inside the fruit, police said.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amid Maoist attacks, Chhattisgarh readies for election
Raipur, Nov 11 (IANS) Amid threats of Maoist violence, 18 of the 90 constituencies in Chhattisgarh will go to the polls on Monday to elect a new Assembly in the first phase of a battle in which the Congress is desperate to end 15 years of BJP rule.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Journalist escapes unhurt after drunken youth open fire
Jammu, Nov 11 (IANS) A multimedia journalist and his lawyer brother escaped unhurt Saturday evening when some drunken youth opened fire at them here.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India witnessing heavy cyber attacks from Russia, US, China
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India has been the target of over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from five countries including China, Russia and the US while more than 73,000 attacks were initiated from India between January and June this year, says a Finnish cybersecurity company.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ganguly backs Saha, says best stumper in last five-six years
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said Wriddhiman Saha is the best wicketkeeper to have played for the country in last five-six years.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Italy deports Tunisian IS supporter
Rome, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities have expelled a Tunisian supporter of the Islamic State jihadist group who allegedly hoped to carry out an attack in Rome similar to the one that hit Berlin in 2016 Christmas.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Italy,Terrorism
Injured Saha eyeing comeback by mid or end of December
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Out of action for most part of the year due to injury, India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on Sunday said he is eyeing a comeback to competitive cricket by the mid or end of December.
2018-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Dortmund overpower Bayern in Bundesliga's top clash
Berlin, Nov 11 (IANS) Front-runners Borussia Dortmund twice came from behind to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 at the 11th round in Bundesliga.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Widow to move Kerala HC against police officer
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 11 (IANS) With a senior Kerala Police officer charged with murder eluding arrest, the victim's widow said on Sunday that she will move the High Court on Monday seeking a CBI or a court-monitored probe into the case.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shooting begins for 'Panga'
Bhopal, Nov 11 (IANS) The shooting for Ashwini Iyer Tiwari's upcoming film "Panga" commenced on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
California wildfires toll reaches 25
San Francisco, Nov 11 (IANS) The death toll in the three raging wildfires in California has increased to 25, while the fires have caused destruction to numerous communities across large areas of the US state, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Karnataka's mining baron Reddy arrested in Ponzi case
Bengaluru, Nov 11 (IANS) Karnataka's mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy was arrested here for allegedly shielding the accused in a multi-crore Ponzi scheme, a police officer said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maoists kill BSF trooper in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Nov 11 (IANS) BSF Assistant Sub-Inspector Mahinder Singh killed on Sunday in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district when Maoists exploded hidden explosives when the troopers were on foot patrol, authorities said.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Parrikar undergoes routine check-up: CMO
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday underwent a routine check-up at a state-run hospital near here, a statement issued by his Office said.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Chhath Puja begins in Bihar
Patna, Nov 11 (IANS) The four-day Chhath Puja began here on Sunday with people visiting river banks early in the morning for a ritualistic bath, before preparing a traditional meal of boiled rice and pumpkin.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Congress exploits Vajpayee's name to take on Chhattisgarh CM
Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh), Nov 11 (IANS) The Congress, out of power in Chhattisgarh since 2003, is exploiting the name of BJP's iconic leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to take on Chief Minister Raman Singh on his home turf Rajnandgaon that goes to the polls on Monday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
TV actor Rehaan Roy suffers injury on set
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) While filming an action sequence for Zee TV's show "Guddan...Tumse Na Ho Paega", actor Rehaan Roy got injured and suffered minor burns.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Facebook coaxing teenage girls to befriend middle-aged men: Report
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Facebook is encouraging grooming by offering teenage girls middle-aged men as 'friend suggestions', the media reported.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Technology
President, PM salute Indian soldiers who died in WW I
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Paying tributes to Indian soldiers who fought in World War I which ended a century ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India was committed to peace and pledged to create an atmosphere where wars don't occur.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Undefined Aravalis falling prey to mining as bureaucrats collude with exploiters
Jaipur, Nov 11 (IANS) Believe it or not, the Aravalis -- one of the oldest ranges in the world -- remain undefined till date, leading to its steady depletion.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Leaders to mark 100 years of World War I end
Paris, Nov 11 (IANS) A hundred years to the day since the guns fell silent, marking the end of World War I, dozens of world leaders will take part on Sunday in a solemn ceremony in France to remember the many who gave their lives between 1914 and 1918.
2018-11-11
Category: International, France,Politics,Human Interest/Society
China promises to open up further in the face of protectionist trends
Shanghai, Nov 11 (IANS) The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) that concluded here on Saturday can be called a success if only for its signal to the world that the second-largest economy will open up further in the face of protectionist, anti-globalising trends ruling in the developed world.
2018-11-11
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
UN chief concerned over dissolution of Sri Lanka Parliament
United Nations, Nov 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the Sri Lankan President dissolving parliament and calling for snap elections for January 5, 2019.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Chinese pilot honoured as 'most beautiful veteran'
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) A pilot who made a successful emergency landing in May has been honoured as one of China's 20 "most beautiful veterans" of 2018, authorities announced on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, China,Human Interest/Society
5G to be expected on world's longest cross-sea bridge
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge, the world's longest cross-sea bridge, is expected to have 5G service in the future, authorities said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
7 killed in Indonesia landslides
Jakarta, Nov 11 (IANS) Seven people were killed when landslides struck Indonesia's North Sumatra province, a disaster management official said on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Australian surfer attacked by shark
Canberra, Nov 11 (IANS) An Australian surfer was attacked by a shark on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Emraan Hashmi celebrates National Education Day
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) On the occasion of National Education Day on Sunday, actor Emraan Hashmi stressed upon the need of education saying it was the country's backbone.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Microsoft to add PUBG to Xbox Game Pass on Nov 12: Report
San Francisco, Nov 11 (IANS) With rumours claiming that Player Unknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) will hit the Sony Playstation 4 (PS4) in December, Microsoft is set to add the popular mobile game to the company's Xbox Game Pass subscription on November 12, the media reported.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Andhra CM inducts 2 ministers in cabinet
Amaravati, Nov 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday expanded his cabinet with the induction of two ministers.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India to release eight captive-reared vultures with tracking devices
Pinjore (Haryana), Nov 11 (IANS) Eight captive-reared critically endangered white-backed vultures are set to take wings early next year for the first time in India since the vulture conservation centre near here was set up in September 2001.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Haryana,National,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
People will require more food due to increase in height: Study
London, Nov 11 (IANS) An average person in the future will require more food than today due to changes in eating habits and increases in height and weight, suggests new research.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Nick Jonas geared for 'bachelor party'
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) Ahead of his wedding with Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, American singer Nick Jonas is all geared up to celebrate his bachelor party.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Rituparno Ghosh led self-expression of Bengal's new gen via cinema'
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) After Satyajit Ray, it is acclaimed filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh who redefined the image of Bengali cinema and culture for the modern world -- and the young generation is now following in his footsteps, says writer-director Sangeeta Datta, who has made a docu-feature on the maestro.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
How a Muslim trust is redefining charity, making it meaningful (IANS Special Series)
Hyderabad, Nov 11 (IANS) There is no dearth of generous people in society who want to do something for the less fortunate, but their help often doesn't reach the needy or gets misappropriated. To make charity a satisfying experience that brings the intended results to both benefactor and beneficiary, a Hyderabad-based group, Safa Baitul Maal, is showing the way by creating and using data to link the rich with the poor and needy.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,IANS Special Series,Features
Salmonella resistant to different antibiotics: Study
New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Salmonella, a common bacteria that causes foodborne diseases, are resistant to several antibiotics used to treat infections, suggests new research.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Snow, rain likely in Himachal
Shimla, Nov 11 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh might experience rains and snowfall in the next four days, a weather official said here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
OnePlus 6T: The flagship killer gets even better (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Since the launch of OnePlus 3 in 2016, Chinese premium smartphone maker OnePlus chose to follow a two-phones-a-year strategy and has been introducing a "T" iteration roughly six months after unveiling a flagship device, with additional upgrade.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Himachal bans school vehicles older than 15 years
Shimla, Nov 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has banned plying of school buses older than 15 years and fixed the age of drivers to 60 to ensure the safety of students, an official said here on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
President, PM pay tributes to Maulana Azad on birth anniversary
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 130th birth anniversary.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Inflation data, crude price to drive equities next week (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Macro-economic indicators such as inflation, factory output as well as global crude oil prices will dictate the stock market trend next week, analysts said.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India committed to world peace, Modi reiterates
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Paying tributes to the Indian soldiers who fought in first World War a hundred years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reiterated India's commitment towards world peace and pledged to create an atmosphere where wars do not occur.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nithya, Fahadh to star in 'unconventional love story'
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Actress Nithya Menen says she will star in a "beautiful film, which has a very unconventional love story",with her "Bangalore Days" co-star Fahadh Faasil.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Mother tongue has its own magic: Riteish Deshmukh
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh's tough policeman avatar in the teaser of his new Marathi film "Mauli" is being loved.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chris Pine hopes people get over his full frontal scene
New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Actor Chris Pine hopes people get over his full frontal scene in "Outlaw King", and stop behaving like teenagers.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'No better way to learn filmmaking than on-field training'
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Filmmaking is best taught and learnt on-field, believe Aditi Soni and Keerthi Kumar, who, bound by a common love for storytelling, launched a production house-cum-film school a decade ago.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Each format brings its own merits, challenges: Vir Das
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Come 2019, actor-comedian Vir Das will be seen performing on all entertainment platforms -- movies, TV, web and live. He says each avenue has its own challenges.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Boney Kapoor celebrates 63rd birthday with family
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Producer Boney Kapoor was surrounded by his family members as he brought in his 63rd birthday on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
California wildfire toll reaches 23
San Francisco, Nov 11 (IANS) The death toll in the raging northern California wildfire has increased to 23 with the discovery of 14 more bodies, a senior police official said.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi-NCR witness 'very poor' air quality
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Sunday witnessed 'very poor' air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 12.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the Met office said.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Widespread rain, snow forecast in J&K
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) The minimum temperatures increased across Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday as the weather office forecast rain and snow for the next three days in the state.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Top Philippines news site face tax evasion charges
Manila, Nov 11 (IANS) The Philippines Justice Department said it had "found probable cause" to indict investigative news site Rappler and its CEO and executive editor on charges of tax evasion, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Philippines,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sikh farmer inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame
Toronto, Nov 11 (IANS) A Canadian Sikh farmer, who is the country's biggest cranberry grower, has made history with his induction into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Canada,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy
7 tombs unearthed near Cairo
Cairo, Nov 11 (IANS) Egyptian authorities have announced the discovery of seven pharaonic tombs near the capital city of Cairo..
2018-11-11
Category: International, Egypt,Art/Culture/Books
Man shot dead in Brazil football violence
Brasilia, Nov 11 (IANS) A man was shot dead during clashes between rival football fans in Rio de Janeiro, police said.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nowadays everyone consider themselves as film critics: Suniel Shetty
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty has supported the makers of "Thugs of Hindostan" who were getting severe backlash by the audience for the film's poor storyline and direction by saying that nowadays everyone consider themselves as film critics.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Jurassic Park' art show to mark its 25th anniversary
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) An art show on the "Jurassic Park" theme will mark the 25th year anniversary of the iconic Steven Spielberg film.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Emily Blunt flaunts Mary Poppins look for magazine cover
London, Nov 11 (IANS) British actor Emily Blunt has appeared on the cover of a magazine dressed as popular character Mary Poppins ahead of the release of "Mary Poppins Returns" which sees her taking on the beloved nanny's character.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Bieber, Baldwin share passionate kiss in new photo
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber shared an intimate photograph featuring him and his wife Hailey Baldwin kissing each other passionately.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Spice Girls add new dates to upcoming tour
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Iconic girl band Spice Girls have added four new dates to its highly anticipated reunion tour due to "phenomenal demand" from fans.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Jennifer Garner's daughter finds her 'fun-killing'
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Garner received a note from her daughter who called her a "fun-killing mom".
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Pakistan to learn from China's model in poverty alleviation'
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that Pakistan will learn from China's model for the poverty alleviation in the country, media reported.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Queen Elizabeth leads televised remembrance tribute to fallen soldiers
London, Nov 11 (IANS) In a televised commemorative show on Saturday evening, UK's Queen Elizabeth II led tributes to soldiers who died in conflict since the beginning of the First World War.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security
At least 10 dead, 11 injured in Rio mudslide
Sao Paulo, Nov 11 (IANS) At least 10 people died and 11 others were injured on Saturday in a mudslide in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, official sources said.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Brazil,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Northern California wildfire most destructive in state history
San Francisco, Nov 11 (IANS) The wildfire that has been raging through northern California since Thursday, which has killed nine people so far, is considered to be the most destructive in the state's history, having destroyed more than 6,500 structures and engulfed nearly the entire city of Paradise, home to 26,000 people.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Queen Elizabeth leads televised remembrance tribute to fallen soldiers
London, Nov 11 (IANS) In a televised commemorative show on Saturday evening, UK's Queen Elizabeth II led tributes to soldiers who died in conflict since the beginning of the First World War.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security
Death toll by US-led strikes in Syria rises to 41
Damascus, Nov 11 (IANS) The death toll of the recent US-led airstrikes on areas in eastern Syria has risen to 41 as the Syrian Foreign Ministry renewed calls for an international investigation into the coalition's "crimes".
2018-11-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 suspects under investigation for planning attacks against Macron
Paris, Nov 11 (IANS) Four men who had planned to attack French President Emmanuel Macron were placed under formal investigation on Saturday, media reported.
2018-11-11
Category: International, France,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hezbollah slams Gulf countries over relations with Israel
Beirut, Nov 11 (IANS) The leader of Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on Saturday slammed Gulf countries for receiving visits from Israeli leaders, denouncing any normalisation of relations with the Jewish state.
2018-11-11
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
US key swing state Florida to recount votes in 3 races
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Ken Detzner, the secretary of state of Florida, a key swing US state, on Saturday ordered machine recounts for three razor-thin races for governor, US senator and the state's agriculture commissioner.
2018-11-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Group of people in film industry conspiring against me: Govinda
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Govinda, who along with producer Pahlaj Nihalani is facing difficulties to release their upcoming film "Rangeela Raja" after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refused to certify the film and ordered 20 cuts, says there is a group of people from the film fraternity conspiring against him.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Karnataka mining baron Reddy denies role in Ponzi case
Bengaluru, Nov 11 (IANS) Karnataka's mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy on Saturday denied involvement in the multi-crore Ponzi scheme and alleged political conspiracy against him by vested interests.
2018-11-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Macron says talks with Trump 'fruitful'
Paris, Nov 11 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday hailed his three-hour talk with visiting US President Donald Trump as "fruitful", despite their brief spat on Europe-US defence cooperation, media reported.
2018-11-11
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Preserve and restore Bengali films on war footing: Big B
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday called for restoring old Bengali films on a war footing and urged the industry and the public to come together in building a movement on the issue.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Ghosal to face Zahed Salem in final of squash meet
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Top seeded Saurav Ghosal breezed past Todd Harrity of the USA 3-0 in the semifinal to book a summit with Egyptian Zahed Salem of the Kolkata International $30,000 PSA event here on Friday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Alibaba crosses $3 bn sales in 5 minutes
Shanghai, Nov 10 (IANS) Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba generated $3 billion in five minutes of its annual 24-hour online shopping sale on Sunday with Apple, Xiomi featuring among the top brands.
2018-11-10
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Chess: Nakamura jumps to lead on penultimate day
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Hikaru Nakamura of the USA recorded three successive wins to jump to the lead with Armenian Levon Aronian on the penultimate day of the Tata Steel Chess India 2018 rapid tournament here Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Opposition parties to discuss anti-BJP front on Nov 22
Amaravati, Nov 10 (IANS) The first meeting of Congress and other opposition parties will be held in New Delhi on November 22 to discuss formation of an anti-BJP front, sources said.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
DMK should have taken up check dams with AP CM: Palaniswami
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Nov 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday wondered why DMK leaders didn't take up check dams being built across Palar river with Chandrababu Naidu when he visited M.K. Stalin's home on Friday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Big B salutes those working behind the scenes to make movies happen
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Amid showbiz greats including Shah Rukh Khan and Iranian director Majid Majidi, Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday inaugurated the 24th Kolkata international Film Festival, delivering a stirring speech saluting those working behind the scenes.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
PKL 6: Patna hammer Bengal in East India Derby
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Defending champions Patna Pirates roared back again in style as they outclassed Bengal Warriors 50-30 for the second time in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 6 at the NSCI stadium here on saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
ISL: ATK beat bottom-placed Pune 1-0
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) ATK handed bottom-placed FC Pune City a 1-0 defeat in an intense Indian Super League (ISL) 2018 clash at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan stadium here on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,ISL
Kejriwal in Dubai to convert black money into white: BJP
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his "secret trip" to Dubai and alleged that he has gone there to convert the black money into white.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Woman beaten to death on train for objecting to smoking
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) A woman was beaten to death on board a train near the Bareilly station when she asked a group of youngsters not to smoke in the compartment, police said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh regale audience in Bengali at KIFF opener
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday regaled the audience with smatterings of Bangla at the gala opening of the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival here.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
Paddler Sathiyan bows out of Austrian Open
Linz (Austria), Nov 10 (IANS) Star Indian paddler G.Sathiyans dazzling run in the prestigious 2018 ITTF World Tour Platinum Austrian Open came to an end after he went down fighting to World No. 2 Xin Xu of China here.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Austria,Sports,Other Sports
Modi to dedicate highway and other projects in Varanasi on Monday
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he will be visiting Varanasi on Monday to inaugurate development projects that will have a transformative impact on the city and Uttar Pradesh.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
AAP govt has insulted people from Poorvanchal: Maken
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) THe Delhi Congress on Saturday targeted the ruling Aam Aadmi Pary (AAP) for allegedly asking the Chhat Puja Samiti to put pictures of ministers and legislators at ghats to receive funds.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
NIA to probe arrest of three Kashmiri students from Punjab
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) The National Investigating Agency will probe the arrest of three Kashmiri students, associated with terrorist outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH), from Punjab recently, police said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Manipur encounters: SC verdict likely on Monday on plea for recusal of judges
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Monday its order on a plea by Manipur police personnel seeking the recusal of the judges of the bench for describing as "murderers" some of the personnel chargesheeted in alleged fake encounter cases.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Valladolid plays to 0-0 draw with Eibar in La Liga action
Valladolid (Spain), Nov 10 (IANS) Real Valladolid on Saturday played to a goalless draw against Eibar, who played the last quarter hour with 10 players as Spanish central defender Anaitz Arbillas was shown a red card in La Liga football action.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Soldier killed, two BSF men injured in Pakistan firing
Jammu, Nov 10 (IANS) Hours after an Indian Army soldier was killed on Saturday in Pakistan ceasefire violation, two Border Security Force personnel were injured on the Line of Control in Rajouri district.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
AS Monaco president reappears in Moscow after corruption-linked investigation
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS) The president of the football club AS Monaco reappeared here on Saturday, a few days after being charged in a corruption case by the Mediterranean principality's police.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Amritsar train tragedy victims cheated in death: SAD
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday said the Amritsar train tragedy victims had been "cheated even in death" with the cheques given to them starting to bounce and the state government not registering a case against the organizers 20 days after the accident.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Kolan to extend tie-up with Kiwi firm to make eco-friendly cleaning products (Correcting headline)
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Baby and bath wipes maker Kolan India on Saturday said it is likely to extend a short-term exclusivity deal with New Zealand-based Nzyme NZ Ltd to use their organic multi enzyme formula for making biodegradable cleaning products.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jharkhand CM, Ratan Tata lay foundation stone for cancer hospital in Ranchi
Ranchi, Nov 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and Tata Trust Chairman Ratan Tata on Saturday laid the foundation stone for a 302-bed cancer hospital in Ranchi.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Nakamura jumps to lead on penultimate day
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Hikaru Nakamura of the US recorded three successive wins to take the lead along with Armenian Levon Aronian on the penultimate day of the Tata Steel Chess India 2018 here on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Karnataka celebrates Tipu Jayanti amid protests by BJP
Bengaluru, Nov 10 (IANS) Karnataka on Saturday celebrated the 269th birth anniversary (Jayanti) of erstwhile Mysore (Mysuru) ruler Tipu Sultan amid protests by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, an official said.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Congress, BJP attack Odisha government ahead of investor summit
Bhubaneswar, Nov 10 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday slammed the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government for failing to convert investment intents into projects in the state.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Meghalaya minister promises swift action in attack on woman activist
Shillong, Nov 10 (IANS) Meghalaya Home Minister James Sangma on Saturday promised swift action in the murderous assault on frontline women's activist Agnes Kharshiing in the coal belt area in East Jaintia Hills district.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kolan to extend tie-up with Kiwi firm to make eco-friendly wipes Kolan to extend tie-up with Kiwi firm to make eco-friendly cleaning products (Lead correcting headline)
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Baby and bath wipes maker Kolan India on Saturday said it is likely to extend a short-term exclusivity deal with New Zealand-based Nzyme NZ Ltd to use their organic multi enzyme formula for making biodegradable cleaning products.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SRK regrets not getting a national film award, screens 'Zero' trailer at KIFF
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Megastar Shah Rukh Khan has regretted he is yet to receive a national film award while none of his movies has ever made it to events such as the Kolkata International Film Festival, which, however, showcased the trailer of the actor's upcoming movie 'Zero' at the opening ceremony on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz
ISL: Kerala look to capitalise on Goa's defensive woes (Preview)
Kochi, Nov 10 (IANS) A desperate Kerala Blasters FC will look to narrow the gap between them and those above them when they take on the might of FC Goa in an Indian Super League (ISL) clash here on Sunday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
There is no room for competition with Anushka: Virat Kohli
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) They are both successful in their fields, have their fashion label running separately, many brand endorsements in their kitty but there is no room for "competition" in their lives, feels the captain of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli. He also says that his wife and actress-producer Anushka Sharma is an established professional and has her own vision.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Dushyant Chautala refuses to accept expulsion from INLD
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) Expelled from the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) earlier this month, Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala said on Saturday that he has not received any expulsion order so far.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amarinder to launch 550th anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak on Nov 23
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will launch his government's year-long celebrations to commemorate the 550th 'Parkash Purab' (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Dev on November 23 from the Sikh holy town of Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Dicka powers Mohun Bagan to victory against Indian Arrows
Cuttack, Nov 10 (IANS) Cameroonian striker Dipanda Dicka, the top scorer in the last two I-League editions, opened this season's account with a brace as former champions Mohun Bagan defeated Indian Arrows 2-0 to register the first win of their campaign.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Ban on trucks, construction extended as Delhi air quality severe
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) With no improvement in the air quality of Delhi-NCR even three days after Diwali, the environment authority on Saturday extended the ban on the entry of trucks, construction and polluting industries.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Barça coach warns of La Liga opponent Betis, justifies exclusion of Dembele
Barcelona, Nov 10 (IANS) FC Barcelona's coach, Ernesto Valverde, on Saturday warned that Real Betis would not be an easy opponent in their upcoming La Liga match, while he defended his decision to exclude forward Ousmane Dembele from the squad.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
98-year-old Iraqi undergoes heart surgery at Gurugram
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A 98-year-old man from Iraq underwent a bypass surgery at the Medanta hospital in Gurugram, a statement said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Wrestling: Punia first Indian to be ranked World No.1
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Bajrang Punia, who got a silver medal in last months World Championships at Budapest, is ranked No.1 in the world in his weight category, according to the ranking chart released by the United World Wrestling on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
New Mumbai rail line to open on Sunday
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) In a big relief to rail commuters in Mumbai, the Railways will throw open phase I of the 12.4-km Nerul-Belapur-Seawoods-Kharkopar suburban railway line on Sunday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Iran urges global condemnation of US sanctions
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations urged global condemnation of the US unilateral sanctions against the Islamic republic, the media reported on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Real Madrid coach praises Bale, calls for patience with Isco
Madrid, Nov 10 (IANS) Real Madrid's interim coach, Santiago Solari, on Saturday praised Welsh forward Gareth Bale while calling for patience with Spanish midfielder Isco Alarcon, who has yet to regain top level following his appendix surgery.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Woman killed, daughter injured in Delhi's accident
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A woman died and her minor daughter suffered critical injuries after a speeding car jumped off the divider of the opposite road and hit their car on a flyover in west Delhi, police said on Saturday, adding the accused driver has been arrested.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sri Lanka's ousted PM's party to challenge Parliament's dissolution
Colombo, Nov 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka's ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's party, the United National Party (UNP), said on Saturday it would file a case in the Supreme Court against the early dissolution of Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Barça holds training in preparation for La Liga clash vs Real Betis
Barcelona, Nov 10 (IANS) FC Barcelona held a training session on Saturday as part of the Catalan football squad's preparation for the upcoming La Liga match against Real Betis.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Marcelo, Varane return to Real Madrid's final practice ahead of Celta clash
Madrid, Nov 10 (IANS) Brazilian left-back Marcelo and French centre-back Raphaël Varane returned Saturday to Real Madrid's team training session, the Spanish squad's last one before its away duel in the northwestern city of Vigo.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Turkey shared Khashoggi tapes with Saudi Arabia, US: Erdogan
Istanbul, Nov 10 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said that recordings related to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death have been passed on to Saudi Arabia, the US, the UK, Germany and France.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Kolan to extend tie-up with Kiwi firm to make eco-friendly wipes
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Baby and bath wipes maker Kolan India on Saturday said it is likely to extend a short-term exclusivity deal with New Zealand-based Nzyme NZ Ltd to use their organic multi enzyme formula for making biodegradable cleaning products.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India's narrative can't be reduced to one colour: Mahesh Bhatt (Lead, correcting intro)
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Iterating that India's narrative cannot be reduced to one colour, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt said on Saturday that the plurality of the diverse country needs to be celebrated.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
West Bengal's 94% children fully immunised: Mamata
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that 94 per cent of the children in the state have been completely immunised.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Pankaj Tripathi lost weight to play farmer in 'Kaagaz'
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Essaying a farmer's role in a movie after playing a flamboyant superstar in another film led actor Pankaj Tripathi to a bit of physical transformation.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mumbai Congress says minister linked to 'global poaching mafia'
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Upping its aggressive stance, Mumbai Congress on Saturday accused Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar of links with the international poaching mafia and sought his arrest and dismissal from the cabinet.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
BJP's ally in UP slams campaign to rename cities
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) The Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), a constituent of the coalition government in Uttar Pradesh led by the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Saturday slammed the BJP's campaign to rename cities as a "drama" aimed at diverting the attention of the people from the real issues.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Campaigning for 1st phase ends in Chhattisgarh; Shah, Rahul trade barbs (Roundup)
Raipur, Nov 10 (IANS) With the campaigning for the first phase of the Assembly elections ending in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, BJP President Amit Shah and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi traded barbs at each other over what they had done for the benefit of the state.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Delhi-NCR air quality improves yet still 'severe'
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Even three days after Diwali, pollutants from fireworks, stubble burning and local sources continued showing their effect with Delhi-NCR still suffering "severe" air quality on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress plays soft-Hindutva in MP, offers gaushalas, spirituality, Sanskrit
Bhopal, Nov 10 (IANS) Playing soft Hindutva in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress on Saturday promised to build gaushalas in every gram panchayat, establish a new department for spirituality, opening of new Sanskrit schools besides loan waiver for farmers and a Made-in-MP programme to boost industries.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Maharashtra tigress killing: Thackeray calls probe panels a farce
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Embarrassing the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, its ruling ally Shiv Sena on Saturday termed as a 'farce' the inquiry committees set up yesterday to probe the killing of alleged man-eater tigress Avni and demanded a judicial probe into the incident.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Michelle Yeoh may lead 'Star Trek: Discovery' spin-off
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) "Crazy Rich Asians" star Michelle Yeoh is in negotiations for a spin-off series on her "Star Trek: Discovery" character.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India's narrative can't be reduced to one colour: Mahesh Bhatt
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Iterating that India's narrative of India cannot be reduced to one colour, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt said on Saturday the plurality of the diverse country needs to be celebrated.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz
Death toll in Somalia car bomb attacks rises to 30
Mogadishu, Nov 10 (IANS) The death toll in three car bomb explosions carried out outside a luxury hotel in the Somali capital has risen to 30, officials said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Somalia,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shehbaz Sharif faces fresh corruption case
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) A Pakistani court has launched a fresh corruption case against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif, officials said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Twitter records 1.2 mn tweets related to Assembly elections
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) As the nation gears up for the Assembly polls in Chattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana, conversations and debates on Twitter in the past week alone recorded 1.2 million tweets related to #AssemblyElections2018, the microblogging site said.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Charlie Sheen's parents found after going missing in wildfire
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Veteran actor Martin Sheen and his wife Janet were found safe and "fine" after their actor son Charlie Sheen took to social media saying he could not get a hold of his parents who may have been caught in the California wildfire.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump, Macron say Europe needs to ramp up military spending
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS) The French and US Presidents said on Saturday they agreed that Europe needed to increase its contribution to common defence spending and work towards reinforcing the continent's military capabilities.
2018-11-10
Category: International, France,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Central aid required to boost deep sea fishing: Kerala CM
Kochi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Centre should provide "liberal assistance" to boost deep sea fishing, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Markets pause as investors look to electoral slugfest (Market Review)
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) India's key equity indices oscillated in a thin range during the holiday-shortened week (November 5-9), ending with slight gains, as investors keep an eye out on a string of assembly polls lined up this month and the next.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Manisha Koirala unveils her book 'Healed'
Dhaka, Nov 10 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala on Saturday unveiled her book "Healed", her personal story of a battle against ovarian cancer.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
I-League: Toure's double guides Minerva to season's 1st win
Aizawl, Nov 10 (IANS) Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC registered their first win of the 12th I-League campaign, overcoming Aizawl FC 2-1 at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Mizoram,Sports,Football
DLF Golf and Country Club receives Asia Pacific Order of Zenith award
Gurugram, Nov 10 (IANS) The DLF Golf and Country Club, home of numerous prestigious Asian and European Tour professional tournaments, has been honoured with the coveted Asia Pacific Order of Zenith by Asia Pacific Golf Group at the Asian Golf Awards 2018.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Kejriwal, Tiwari, Amanatullah booked for Signature Bridge scuffle
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Saturday booked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, and BJP's Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari in connection with the scuffle at the inauguration of the Signature Bridge here, police said.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huawei testing Kirin 990 chip, may debut in Q1 2019
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei is working on its next "Kirin 990" chipset with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) which is likely to be unveiled in the first quarter of 2019, the media reported.
2018-11-10
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
Mining baron Reddy joins police probe into Ponzi case
Bengaluru, Nov 10 (IANS) Karnataka's mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy on Saturday appeared before the state's Central Crime Branch (CCB) for interrogation in a Ponzi-related case, police said.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
#MeToo: Niharika Singh calls out Nawazuddin, Bhushan Kumar, Sajid Khan
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Former beauty queen and "Miss Lovely" actress Niharika Singh, buoyed by the "belated foray" of the #MeToo movement in India, says she has faced sexual, physical, emotional, verbal and economic exploitation in the entertainment industry at the hands of known names like Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bhushan Kumar and Sajid Khan.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PM Modi, CM Raman Singh corrupt, says Rahul in Chhattisgarh
Kondagaon, Nov 10 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the issues of corruption and alleged that he and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh are "corrupt".
2018-11-10
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
I-League: Winless Neroca take on buoyant Real Kashmir (Preview)
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) In quest of their first victory of the ongoing I-League season, Manipurs Neroca FC will take on debutants Real Kashmir FC at the TRC ground here on Sunday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
I-League: Gokulam look for first win at home against Lajong (Preview)
Kozhikode, Nov 10 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC will be searching for the first win of their current I-League campaign when they take on Shillong Lajong at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Kohli, Shastri should hold their horses (Column: Just Sport)
Few India captains have been as articulate as Virat Kohli and fewer still as provocative. He will defend his team at the worst of times and he can also be outlandish like when he told off a fan to leave India and watch England or Australian batsmen if he liked them so much.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Fuel prices continue to fall as global crude rates ease
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) State-run oil-marketing companies continued to cut the prices of key transport fuels -- petrol and diesel -- well into the fourth week on Saturday on lower global crude oil prices.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Sociedad extend away unbeaten streak with 3-1 win over Levante
Valencia, Nov 10 (IANS) Real Sociedad exploded for three goals in the final 20 minutes to defeat Levante 3-1 in the opening contest of La Liga match-day 12 here.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Frosinone get late goal to draw 1-1 with Fiorentina
Frosinone (Italy), Nov 10 (IANS) Fiorentina conceded in the 89th minute and were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Frosinone in Serie A Italian football action here.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
TN leaders condemn Sri Lankan parliament's dissolution
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu political leaders on Saturday condemned the dissolution of Sri Lanka's parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena and urged the Centre to take necessary steps for the protection of Tamils in the island nation.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India is voice for peace, non-violence: Naidu
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said India has always been a voice for peace and non-violence and in an inter-dependent world progress can be achieved only through dialogue and understanding.
2018-11-10
Category: International, France,Politics,Diplomacy
Dominant India face Pakistan in ICC Women's World T20 (Preview)
Georgetown (Guyana), Nov 10 (IANS) On a high after a resounding 34-run winning start over New Zealand in their ICC Women's World T20 campaign, a confident India will aim to continue their domination over arch-rivals Pakistan when they face off at the Providence Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
NFR introduces 'Fog Pass' device
Guwahati, Nov 10 (IANS) The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has introduced a portable device called the Fog Pass in trains that will help drivers' visibility during the foggy winter months, an NFR spokesman said on Saturday
2018-11-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
As polls loom, Chhattisgarh paradox of rich resources, poor development comes to fore (Lead correcting headline)
Raipur, Nov 10 (IANS/Mongabay) It is probably the 'resource curse' that best explains the present condition of one of India's most mineral-rich states, Chhattisgarh.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Flash floods in Jordan kill 11
Amman, Nov 10 (IANS) At least 11 people have been killed in flash floods unleashed by heavy rain in Jordan and more than 3,700 tourists have been evacuated from the ancient city of Petra.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Jordan,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
UP, MP police officials meet to discuss security during Assembly polls
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) O.P. Singh on Saturday held a meeting with his Madhya Pradesh counterpart to discuss security arrangements to be made in the neighbouring state for the upcoming Assembly polls.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Katrina Kaif shares her idea of love
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif believes love should be liberating and that people should free themselves from judging themselves based on how their partner makes them feel.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
2 arrested in Kerala for arson
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10 (IANS) The Kerala Police on Saturday arrested two arsonists for a blaze at a plastic factory here 10 days back that caused a loss of nearly Rs 500 crore to the company.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After Realme, Xiaomi hikes prices of 2 budget phones in India
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) In the wake of the depreciating rupee and rising input costs, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Saturday announced that it was increasing the prices of its budget smartphones Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A, along with Mi Powerbank 2i and Mi TV (32-inch Pro and 49-inch Pro variants).
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Rabri Devi upset over Tej's planned divorce, won't celebrate Chhath Puja
Patna, Nov 10 (IANS) Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, upset over elder son Tej Pratap's planned divorce from his wife of six months, and his threat that he won't return home unless his parents supported his decision, will not celebrate Chhath Puja this year.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Religion
Confident India aim for a whitewash in final T20I (Preview)
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Having already clinched the three-match rubber 2-0, India will be looking for a clean sweep against the West Indies when the two sides face off in the final T20 International at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Sensi, Tonali, Grifo to join Italy roster for 1st time
Rome, Nov 10 (IANS) Young players Stefano Sensi, Sandro Tonali and Vincenzo Grifo were called up for the first time to Italy's national football squad by coach Roberto Mancini, according to the Italian federation (FIGC).
2018-11-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
BJP has made Chhattisgarh nearly Maoist-free: Shah
Raipur, Nov 10 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the Chhattisgarh government under Chief Minister Raman Singh has made the state nearly Maoist-free, developing it into a power hub of prospering cement, steel and aluminium industries, besides making rapid progress in education and health.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Sterling signs 3-year contract extension with Man City
Manchester, Nov 10 (IANS) Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has signed a three-year contract extension that will keep him at the English Premier League (EPL) giants until 2023, the club announced.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
First J-League match featuring Iniesta, Torres ends in goalless draw
Tokyo, Nov 10 (IANS) Vissel Kobe and Sagan Tosu played out a goalless draw on Saturday in a J-League football match that was most noteworthy for being the first time former Spanish international stars and World Cup winners Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres faced each other in league competition since they moved to Japan earlier this season.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Women's World T20: Windies outgun Bangladesh in low scoring affair
Georgetown, Nov 10 (IANS) West Indies rode a five-wicket haul by Deandra Dottin to recover from a poor batting effort and beat Bangladesh by 60 runs at the ICC Women's World T20 2018.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
BJP, Congress head for photo finish in battle for Bastar
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Nov 10 (IANS) The insurgency-riddled Bastar region, which is made up of seven districts, is heading for a cliffhanger between the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress as assembly polling begins in Chhattisgarh on Monday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Non-reduction of fuel prices tantamount to robbery: Ramadoss
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) PMK Founder S. Ramadoss on Saturday termed the high retail prices of petrol and diesel despite there being a decline in global crude oil prices as robbery.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
'Mini Taj' maker dies in UP hit-and-run
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) Faizul Hasan Qadri, who hit headlines for building a 'mini-Taj Mahal' in memory of his late wife in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, has been killed in a road accident, police said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Why grief is bad for the heart
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Sleep disturbance among people grieving the recent loss of a spouse may put them at increased risk for cardiovascular illness and death, a study has warned.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
CPI-M backs Kerala minister accused of nepotism
Malappuram (Kerala) Nov 10 (IANS) A Kerala minister facing nepotism charges received support on Saturday from the Communist Party of India-Marxist that heads the ruling coalition.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Yemen conflict: Pentagon backs Saudi decision to refuel aircraft on its own
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) US Secretary of Defence James Mattis announced that the Pentagon backed Saudi Arabia's decision to use the Saudi-led coalition's own military capabilities to refuel aircraft engaged in Yemen.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Louvre Abu Dhabi marks 1st anniversary
Abu Dhabi, Nov 10 (IANS/WAM) Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrated its first anniversary on Saturday and announced that it welcomed over one million visitors in its first year, establishing itself as one of the leading cultural institutions on the global stage.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Togo,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
10 killed, hundreds evacuated in Jordan rains
Amman, Nov 10 (IANS) Ten people have were killed and hundreds, including tourists, have been evacuated due to flash floods caused by torrential rains in Jordan over the past 24 hours, the government said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Jordan,Environment/Wildlife
Pension for disabled now made fully online in UP
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) Pension given to the disabled in Uttar Pradesh has been completely made online across the state, an official said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Every story must have a message: Filmmaker Vinod Kapri
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Vinod Kapri, whose forthcoming movie "Pihu" centres on a two-year-old child left alone by her parents, believes all stories should leave their audience with a message.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mahershala Ali hurt by Mortensen's use of N-word
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Actor Mahershala Ali has accepted an apology from "Green Book" actor Viggo Mortensen for using the N-word on at a screening of their film, but he didn't find the usage of the word "appropriate" at all.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Spurned suitor kills girl's father in Maharashtra
Hingoli (Maharashtra), Nov 10 (IANS) A jobless suitor in a Maharashtra village stabbed a man to death after he rejected him his daughter's hand in marriage, police said here on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK police officer jailed for killing Indian-origin shopkeeper
London, Nov 10 (IANS) A police officer in the UK has been jailed for 18 months for causing the death of an Indian-origin shopkeeper by dangerous driving.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Huma 'over the moon' to be directed by Deepa Mehta
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi can't contain her excitement about being directed by acclaimed filmmaker Deepa Mehta for the "Leila" web series.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karnataka celebrates Tipu Jayanti as CM stays away
Bengaluru, Nov 10 (IANS) Karnataka on Saturday celebrated the 269th birth anniversary of erstwhile Mysore (Mysuru) ruler Tipu Sultan and the one person who was conspicuously missing from the festivities was Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Chip, Joanna Gaines returning to TV
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of home improvement show "Fixer Upper", are expanding their empire and making a return to television.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
NASA to send organs-on-chips to space
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) NASA is planning to send small devices containing human cells in a 3D matrix -- known as tissue chips or organs-on-chips -- to the International Space Station (ISS) to test how they respond to stress, drugs and genetic changes.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Bottas posts fastest time in Brazilian GP's second practice
Sao Paulo, Nov 10 (IANS) Finnish Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas was slightly quicker than British teammate Lewis Hamilton in Friday's second free practice session ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix, the penultimate race of the 2018 Formula One season.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Motorsports
Hockey India names probables for women's national camp
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Hockey India on Saturday named a 33-member core list of probables for the upcoming Indian womens national camp to be held at the Sports Authority of India's Bengaluru campus from November 12-30.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC
Jammu, Nov 10 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was killed on Saturday in a Pakistani ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence officer said.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
AI tools may fail during key medical diagnosis: Researchers
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) In a first such warning when it comes to the role of Artificial Intelligence in making sense of critical health data, a team of US researchers has said AI in the medical space must be carefully tested for performance across a wide range of populations as the deep learning models may fall short.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Price of Rafale aircraft a national secret, says Rahul sarcastically
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a dig at him, saying the price of the Rafale aircraft was a "national secret" as the government was not even willing to reveal it in the Supreme Court.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Deepika, Ranveer head to Italy for their wedding
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh were all smiles and were twinning in white as they left for Italy for their wedding in the picturesque Lake Como next week.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Train narrowly misses mowing down guard in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) A Digha-bound train in West Bengal started rolling while its guard was still checking pipes underneath it and the man barely managed to escape, an official said on Saturday.
2018-11-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Researchers develop affordable cellphone-based tool to detect HIV
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) A team of researchers has developed a portable and low-cost mobile diagnostic tool, utilising a cellphone and nanotechnology, that can detect HIV viruses and monitor their management in resource-limited regions.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Loew calls Kroos into Germany's squad
Berlin, Nov 10 (IANS) Real Madrid's Toni Kroos was called up for Germany's upcoming international duties, while Barcelona's net-minder Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Bayern Munich's defender Jerome Boateng were left out of the list.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Huawei testing Kirin 990 chip, may debut in Q1 2019
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei is working on its next "Kirin 990" chipset with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) which is likely to be unveiled in the first quarter of 2019, the media reported.
2018-11-10
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
Manually backup data to Google Drive on Android soon
San Francisco, Nov 10 (IANS) Google is rolling out the ability to initiate manual backups to Google Drive -- that does not need the usually recommended Wi-Fi -- on Android devices including the older ones, a media report said.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Boca, River ready for 'historic' Libertadores duel
Buenos Aires, Nov 10 (IANS) The Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate will be a "historic moment" for South American football, the head of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
'True Blood' alum Anna Paquin joins 'The Affair' for final season
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Former "True Blood" actress Anna Paquin will have a role in the upcoming fifth season of Showtimes hit drama "The Affair".
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Facebook to make arbitration for harassment claims optional
San Francisco, Nov 10 (IANS) Following Google's footsteps, Facebook is also planning to do away with its policy of requiring employees to settle sexual harassment claims made against colleagues in private arbitration alone, The Wall Street Journal reported.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
This wearable biopatch can enhance drug delivery
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new flexible and translucent base for silicon nanoneedle patches to deliver exact drug doses directly into cells and expand observational opportunities.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Hollywood celebs flee homes to escape California wildfire
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Hollywood celebrities Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West, Rainn Wilson and Melissa Etheridge, among others, have had to flee their homes as wildfires rage on in California.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
As polls loom, Chattisgarh paradox of rich resources, poor development comes to fore
Raipur, Nov 10 (IANS/Mongabay) It is probably the 'resource curse' that best explains the present condition of one of India's most mineral-rich states, Chhattisgarh.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
The lesser known Maulana who sought 'United India' to the bitter end (Comment)
Sunday, November 11, happens to be Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's birth anniversary, forgotten this year as it has been in the past. The Maulana is an inconvenient name to remember at a time when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel towers above every national leader.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Opinion/Commentary
Family apprehensions at US border hit record high
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Apprehensions of families illegally crossing into the US from Mexico reached a record monthly high in October, the first month of the fiscal year, according to new Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Opposition unity needs more effort to bring Mayawati on board (Column: Political Circus)
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 4-1 defeat in the Karnataka by-elections has further lengthened the list of the party's reverses in more than 20 by-polls spread across Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Kerala, Punjab, Maharashtra and elsewhere.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'96': An ode to love, pure, simple, untainted by sex (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
While I watched the new Vijay Sethupathi blockbuster "'96", I couldn't help thinking back to Anurag Kashyap's "Manmarziyaan" where Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee Pannu couldn't keep their hands off each other.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
India makes climate change case for nuclear power, suggests promoting it
United Nations, Nov 10 (IANS) India has declared that nuclear energy is vital for meeting the challenge of climate change and suggested supporting efforts to promote its public acceptance amid growing opposition to nuclear power and plans by some countries to phase out their atomic generation plants.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Social media use linked to depression, loneliness: Study
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Excessive use of social media including Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram is associated with poor well-being which could lead to depression and loneliness, researchers have warned.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
Submerge to launch music label
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Mumbai-based dance music booking agency, curator and artiste management company Submerge, which has clocked 15 years, is launching a music label.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
#MeToo movement has been hijacked by some self-interest: Vishal Krishna
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Tamil film star Vishal Krishna, General Secretary of the South Indian Artistes Association and President of Tamil Film Producers Council, is working relentlessly with his peers to knock down the walls that separate sexual harassment in the different film industries in India.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
VMware set to upskill Indian women (Tech Trend)
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) If you think coding or writing software is something reserved for men, you are wrong; women coders have lately come of age, breaking the glass ceiling across tech fields the world over.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Facebook quietly rolls out short-format video app 'Lasso'
San Francisco, Nov 10 (IANS) Facebook has launched a video app "Lasso" that enables users to make and share short-format videos with filters and special effects.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Google remembers engineer Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Google on Saturday dedicated a Doodle in honour of Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu who fought gender barriers to become one of the first woman engineers in the world.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
Three teams to count endangered Gangetic dolphins in Bihar
Patna, Nov 10 (IANS) Three teams of experts and scientists will from November 18 begin a comprehensive drive to enumerate the endangered Gangetic dolphins along nearly 1,000 km of the river Ganga and its two major tributaries -- Gandak and Ghaghra -- in Bihar.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sri Lankan President sets Jan 5 for parliamentary polls
Colombo, Nov 10 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has signed a special gazette notification dissolving parliament and declaring January 5, 2019, as the date for a snap parliamentary election.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Severe pollution on foggy Saturday
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Visibility dropped to 700 metres on Saturday morning as pollution levels remained severe at many places in the city besides a fog envelope, the Met said.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Draft indictment detailed Trump's role in hush money scheme
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Federal prosecutors have prepared an 80-page indictment against Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen that outlined the US President's role in directing payments to women to keep quiet about alleged affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
California wildfire kills 9, ravages celebrity homes
San Francisco, Nov 10 (IANS) Two fast-moving wildfires that exploded in the Southern California hills have claimed nine lives and forced thousands to flee their homes, including the entire city of Malibu, a sprawling naval base and many Hollywood celebrity homes.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Malaysian-Tamil music artiste joins hands with Anuradha Sriram
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Malaysian-Tamil reggae artiste-music producer Sasi The Don has recorded a song with singer Anuradha Sriram, who has frequently collaborated with popular musicians like A.R. Rahman and Shankar Ehsaan Loy.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
US denies pursuing containment policy with China
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington was not trying to contain China, but rather to persuade Beijing to adjust its approach in matters related to military expansion and respect for human rights.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
2 militants killed in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) Security forces on Saturday gunned down two heavily armed terrorists hiding in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Xi-Trump meeting at G20 significant: Official
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's scheduled meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during the G20 summit in Argentina in November-end is of great significance, a top Beijing official said.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sonu Nigam teams up with Kumar Sanu's daughters
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Sonu Nigam has collaborated with fellow music artiste Kumar Sanu's daughters -- Shannon K, also a singer, and Annabel, a lyricist.
2018-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Kelly Ripa begins filming with husband for 'Riverdale'
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Actress Kelly Ripa jokes with husband Mark Consuelos as she began filming for "Riverdale" as his mistress
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ben, Jennifer celebrate divorce with ice-cream trip
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) After getting divorced, actor Ben Affleck and his ex-wife Jennifer Garner went on an ice-cream outing to celebrate their official split.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
5 Dead, 150,000 evacuated as new wildfires hit California
San Francisco, Nov 10 (IANS) At least five people died in the last few hours in California, where three large wildfires have forced 150,000 people to evacuate.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
US denies pursuing cold war with China
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here on Friday said that the US is not trying to contain China, but rather to persuade Beijing to adjust its approach in matters related to military expansion and respect for human rights.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
11 killed in police-robber shooting in Brazil
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 10 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed in a shootout with police after a bank robbery in the northeast region of Brazil, authorities said on Friday.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Martin becomes 'mess' after separating with Gwyneth
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Coldplay rocker Chris Martin has confessed that he was 'a mess' after splitting from his wife Gwyneth Paltrow in 2014.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US extends sanctions deadline for 3 Russian companies
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) The US Department of Treasury on Friday announced that it has decided to delay the implementation of sanctions on three Russian companies for four more weeks.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Trump calls Macron's idea for European army 'very insulting'
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, who just arrived in Paris for WWI 100th anniversary commemorations, said on Friday that French president Macron's suggestion of Europe building its own military to protect itself from US and other nations "very insulting".
2018-11-10
Category: International, France,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
'Austria demanding transparent information from Russia on alleged espionage'
Vienna, Nov 10 (IANS) Austria is demanding transparent information from the Russian side for the moment on alleged espionage, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Friday.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Halsey, John are just 'friends'
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Singer Halsey has silenced rumours that she is dating singer-composer John Mayer.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Several Killed, 45 wounded in Somalia car-bomb attacks
Mogadishu, Nov 10 (IANS) Three car-bomb explosions on Friday outside a luxury hotel in the Somali capital left at least 14 people dead and 45 others wounded, media reported.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Somalia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump says new US envoy to UN remain undecided
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) US President Donald Trump here on Friday said that the person to replace Nikki Haley as the new ambassador to the UN is still under consideration.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Guterres calls for multilateralism to tackle global challenges
United Nations, Nov 10 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a reformed, reinvigorated and strengthened multilateral system to deal with today's global challenges.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
NCUSCR to hold discussion on US-China ties in New York
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) The National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR) is to hold a discussion of the current state of affairs between the US and China, and an outline of prospects for Sino-American relations in the coming years here.
2018-11-10
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Joining Moscow meeting on Afghanistan not under compulsion: India
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India on Friday made it clear that its participation in a meeting, albeit at a non-official level, in Moscow on the Afghanistan issue with Taliban representatives also on the table has not been made under any compulsion.
2018-11-10
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Women's World T20: India thrash New Zealand by 34 runs
Georgetown, Nov 9 (IANS) A combined effort helped India thrash New Zealand by 34 runs in the opening match of the Women's World T20 at the Providence Stadium here on Friday.
2018-11-10
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Former BSP leader accuses Mayawati of seeking Rs 5 crore for Lok Sabha ticket
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) Mukul Upadhyaya on Friday alleged that the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati had sought money to give him the Lok Sabha ticket from Aligarh, a charge refuted by the BSP.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka to celebrate Tipu Jayanti despite BJP protest
Bengaluru, Nov 9 (IANS) Security has been stepped up across Karnataka in view of the birthday celebration (Jayanti) of the erstwhile Mysuru ruler Tipu Sultan on Saturday by the ruling coalition partner Congress despite protests by the opposition BJP.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Ghosal eases into semis of Kolkata International squash meet
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) Top seeded Saurav Ghosal blanked fifth seeded Karim El Hammamy 3-0 to move into the semifinals of the Kolkata International $30,000 PSA event here on Friday.
2018-11-09
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 6: Bengal Warriors defeat Telugu Titans 30-25
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Bengal Warriors defeated Telugu Titans 30-25 in a zone B clash of the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here on Friday.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Names of many other UP cities set to be changed : BJP lawmaker
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Som created a flutter on Friday when he said the state government will soon be changing names of many other cities in the state after Allahabad was named Prayagraj and Faizabad, Ayodhya.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sri Lankan President dissolves parliament amid political row
Colombo, Nov 9 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved Parliament late on Friday amid a political crisis that erupted in the island nation since October 26, local media reported.
2018-11-09
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
ISL: Mumbai end NorthEast's unbeaten run
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) Mumbai City FC are on a roll registering their third consecutive victory, this time a narrow 1-0 win to halt NorthEast United FC's unbeaten run in an Indian Super League (ISL) tie at the Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium here on Friday.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football,ISL
Women's World T20: Harmanpreet ton propels India to 194/5
Georgetown, Nov 9 (IANS) India rode on a belligerent maiden T20I century from skipper Harmanpreet Kaur to post the highest ever total of 194/5 against New Zealand in the opening match of the Women's World T20 at the Providence Stadium here on Friday.
2018-11-09
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru court declines anticipatory bail to mining baron Janardhana Reddy
Bengaluru, Nov 9 (IANS) A city court on Friday declined to grant anticipatory bail to Karnatakaa's mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, who fears arrest by the state's Central Crime Branch (CCB) in a Ponzi scheme-related case.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP government greedy, wants to take away RBI reserves: Chidambaram
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government is greedy and wants to take away the central bank's reserves.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Two held for murder attempt on Meghalaya rights activist, BJYM for CBI probe
Shillong, Nov 9 (IANS) Two persons were arrested on Friday in the murder attempt on a women's rights activist, Agnes Kharshiing, and two others in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
India, Singapore to mark 25 years of SIMBEX with grand military drills
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India and Singapore have planned "unprecedented" military drills during SIMBEX (Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise) to be undertaken between November 10-21 off Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal as the joint drill completes 25 years.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Indian Army, Chinese PLA agrre to maintain peace
Bum-la (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 9 (IANS) The Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Friday reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen friendship, maintain peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control, an official statement stated.
2018-11-09
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security
Andhra Pradesh cabinet expansion on Sunday
Amaravati, Nov 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will expand his cabinet on Sunday.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
25 Indian labourers held captive in Malaysia: NGO
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) At least 25 Indians, who went to Malaysia as construction labourers in September this year, have been allegedly held captive by the organisations that hired them, a city NGO said on Friday.
2018-11-09
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maharashtra, Centre form separate panels to probe tigress killing
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Exactly a week after the controversial shooting of an alleged man-eater tigress Avni (T1), the Centre and state announced two separate expert committees to probe the incident, officials said on Friday.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Competition Commission gets new Chairperson
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Friday said Ashok Kumar Gupta, a retired IAS officer of the 1981-batch Tamil Nadu cadre, has been appointed as its new Chairperson, replacing Sudhir Mital.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress flays demonetisation on 2nd anniversary
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Hundreds of Delhi Congress workers marched to the Reserve Bank of India office here on Friday on the occasion of the second anniversary of demonetisation, denouncing the great note-change exercise as "ill-fated" and "destructive" to the economy and the people of the country.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
PKL-6: U Mumba open home leg with thumping win vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) U Mumba got off to a perfect start to their home leg in the ongoing sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) by brushing aside Jaipur Pink Panthers 48-24 in a completely one-sided affair at the NSCI Indoor stadium here on Friday.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Reliance Communications settles case, pays Rs 62.4 lakh to SEBI
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India on Friday said Reliance Communications (RCOM) has settled its case with the regulator by paying Rs 62.40 lakh over alleged non-cooperation with credit rating agencies and debenture trustee.
2018-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy

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