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Modi calls Maldives President-elect, congratulates on victory
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Ibrahim Mohamed Solih who was elected President of the Maldives following the elections in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy
Management to abide by Board decision, RBI guidance: Yes Bank
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Private lender Yes Bank's board will meet on September 25 to discuss the future course of action after its MD and CEO Rana Kapoor demits office on January 31, under the direction of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Orientation programme on e-Vidhan platform inaugurated
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Monday inaugurated an orientation programme here to encourage all state legislatures to move towards e-Vidhan platform, which would bring transparency and accountability in terms of information related to their functioning.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
UK, EU airlines could lose automatic right to fly, warns London
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Airlines of Britain and the European Union (EU) would automatically lose the right to fly in each others' territories under a no-deal Brexit, according to the latest batch of British government advice published on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Anti-polio drive targeting 10 mn children begins in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) A fresh anti-polio campaign targeting over 10 million children started in Pakistan on Monday, the media reported.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Russia to supply Syria with S-300 missile system
Moscow, Sep 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on Monday about his decision to strengthen Syria's air defence, including providing it with an S-300 surface-to-air missile system.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Alpesh Thakore says he is not joining BJP
Ahmedabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Firebrand young OBC leader Alpesh Thakore, the Congress legislator from Radhanpur in north Gujarat, on Monday denied rumours that he was preparing to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2018-09-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Kovind to open international science festival next month
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the fourth "India International Science Festival (IISF)" on October 6, it was announced on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech
Festive season, discounts lift India's August air passenger traffic
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The start of the festive season and discount offers lifted India's domestic air passenger traffic by 17.17 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Letters would perhaps be piece of archives: Pranab Mukherjee
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed dissatisfaction over loss of "letter writing habits" due to modern instant communication systems, saying the practice would "perhaps be a piece of archives for the next couple of decades".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former BCCI President B.N. Dutt dead
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Former President of Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India Biswanath Dutt, famed as a strict disciplinarian and one who brought the legendary Jagmohan Dalmiya into cricket administration, died at his south Kolkata residence on Monday following prolonged respiratory ailments, family sources said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Arunachal CM launched mission for promotion of Government e Marketplace
Itanagar, Sep 24 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday launched the nationwide mission for promotion of Government e Marketplace (GeM), which is aimed at bringing in more transparency and streamlining the government procurement.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Saudi-led coalition vows to target suspicious ships in Red Sea
Riyadh, Sep 24 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen vowed on Monday to continue to target suspicious ships threatening navigation in the Red Sea.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Meghalaya opposition hits out at Modi for withdrawing funds
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) Hitting out at the Narendra Modi-led government for withholding developmental funds in Meghalaya, the opposition Congress on Monday demanded that the House should pass a resolution to urge the Centre to immediately release funds in respect of the North Eastern Council (NEC) to ensure that the state is not deprived.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
WFP video reveals plight of migrants fleeing Venezuela
Bogota, Sep 24 (IANS/AKI) A recently-shot video due to be distributed later on Monday shows the dire situation facing thousands of people who are fleeing crisis-hit Venezuela, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said in a statement.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Colombia,Politics,Diplomacy
Chess Olympiad: Indian teams breeze past their opponents
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Resting five times World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand, the fifth seeded Indian chess team under the open category breezed past the 94th seeded El Salvador scoring 3.5-05 points at the 43rd World Chess Olympiad held at Batumi, Georgia.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Politics
Italy to strip convicted terrorists of citizenship
Rome, Sep 24 (IANS/AKI) Individuals who receive a binding conviction for terrorism will lose their Italian citizenship under a security decree issued on Monday by the populist government.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Terrorism
Italy suspends asylum for migrants who 'endanger society'
Rome, Sep 24 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities will suspend the applications of asylum seekers who pose a "risk to society", Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday after the cabinet approved a security decree.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No information on whereabouts of Sandesaras: CBI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Amid media reports that Chetan and Nitin Sandesara, both directors of Gujarat based pharma company Sterling Biotech and wanted in an over Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud case may have fled the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday said that it has "no information" about their whereabouts.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre to spend Rs 1.5 lakh cr to improve NE highways: Gadkari
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari here on Monday announced that the government will spend Rs 1.5 lakh crore for improving national highways in the northeastern states of the country.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Panel recommends setting up of RERA in Noida/Greater Noida
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A high level committee headed by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs' Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra has recommended establishing a Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) in Noida or Greater Noida to address the issues of home-buyers in nearby areas including Ghaziabad.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chess Olympiad: Indian open team breezes past rivals
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Resting five times World Chess Champion V. Anand, the fifth seeded Indian chess team in the open category breezed past the 94th seeded El Salvador scoring 3.5-05 points in the first round at the 43rd World Chess Olympiad held at Batumi, Georgia.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Apple completes acquisition of music recognition app Shazam
Cupertino (California), Sep 24 (IANS) Apple on Monday announced it has completed the acquisition of Shazam, one of the world's most popular music recognition mobile apps.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Mexico,Technology,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
Ease of Living best in Andhra, Odisha, MP
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh topped the chart in terms of ease of living followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh, according to the "Ease of Living Index" released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Panel formed to settle land acquisition issues of Ratnagiri refinery
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) said on Monday that a high-level committee of experts has been set up to draw a roadmap for settlement of land acquisition issues facing the proposed $44 billion Ratnagiri refinery project in Maharashtra.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress moves CVC over Rafale, BJP targets Vadra (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Opening a new front, the Congress on Monday moved the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) seeking an FIR as part of its multi-pronged attack on the Rafale deal but the BJP hit back by alleging that the previous UPA government had cancelled the fighter jets deal with France as a company linked to Congress President Rahul Gandhis brother-in-law Robert Vadra was not accepted as the "middleman".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
JNU defends change to online entrance exam
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Facing backlash from its students' union, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday came in defence of its decision to conduct entrance exams online, calling it "most efficient" and rubbishing students' resentment as "unsubstantiated".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
45 manual scavengers in Delhi to get jobs
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A total of 45 manual scavengers identified in three districts in Delhi will get jobs in civil defence, Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Workers at India Yamaha Motor, Eicher Motors and others on strike
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) About 750 workers at the Japanese two wheeler maker India Yamaha Motor's plant near here are on strike protesting the dismissal of two office bearers of their union, said an official of the Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) here.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Sushma begins bilateral interactions at UN, meets Nepal Foreign Minister
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj began her hectic round of bilateral interactions on the sidelines of the annual high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday meeting the Foreign Ministers of Nepal, Morocco and Lichtenstein.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Alpesh Thakore denies he his joining BJP
Ahmedabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Firebrand young OBC leader and Congress legislator from Radhanpur in North Gujarat Alpesh Thakore on Monday strongly denied rumours that he was preparing to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2018-09-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Congress leader bats for increasing Meghalaya Assembly seats
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) A Congress legislator in Meghalaya on Monday felt that there is a need to increase the number of assembly seats to 70 and the Lok Sabha seats to four considering the population growth in the state.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Egypt court upholds death sentence for 20 Brotherhood members
Cairo, Sep 24 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Monday confirmed the death sentence given to 20 members of the Muslim Brotherhood group for storming a police station and killing 14 policemen, the media reported.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple, Salesforce join hands to transform businesses
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Apple and Salesforce on Monday announced a strategic partnership to bring together Salesforce's customer relationship management (CRM) platform and iOS platform, enabling powerful new mobile apps for businesses.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Gujarat forms 64 teams to look for sick lions in Gir
Gandhinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Gujarat Forest Department has set up as many as 64 teams to scan the vast Gir forests to identify sick and weak lions and immediately shift them to rescue centres in view of the recent deaths of 11 big cats in the region.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Trump launches global anti-drug campaign; India signed pledge
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump launched on Monday a global campaign against the "scourge of drugs" with links to terrorism and asked for coordinated action to "save the lives of countless people in all corners of the world".
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Turkish national held at Delhi airport with 64 kg 'Jihad pills'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A Turkish national was on Monday held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here with 64 kg of a banned contraband drug generally used by militant groups and known as the "Jihad pill or Islamic State drug", said the CISF.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence India Startup Challenge deadline extended
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The last date for submission of applications to the Defence India Startup Challenge, being organised by the Defence Innovation Organisation, has been extended till October 31, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
18 drown during Ganesh immersion in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) As elaborate Ganesh immersion ceremonies ended after nearly 30 hours on Monday afternoon, as many as 18 lives were lost, mostly due to drowning, across Maharashtra, officials said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dena Bank board okays merger with Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The Dena Bank board on Monday approved the merger proposal with Bank of Baroda and Vijaya Bank proposed by the government last week.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi Police official accused of rape fails to join probe
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A Delhi Police official, who was booked on the charge of raping a woman and molesting her minor daughter, has failed to join the probe despite multiple summons sent to him by the Crime Branch, a police officer said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monsoon to start withdrawing from Saturday
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Monsoon rains in the national capital are likely to abate from Saturday, the weather office said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC reiterates need to publicise laws against lynching, mob violence
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday once again asked the Centre and the states to "absolutely religiously comply" with its orders and give wide publicity on radio, television and other media platforms to its direction that lynching and mob violence of any kind will invite the wrath of law.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman Maoist led attack on Andhra legislator
Visakhapatnam, Sep 24 (IANS) A woman Maoist is suspected to have led the team of rebels which gunned down a ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator in the tribal area of Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Terrorism
Michael Patsalos-Fox named Cognizant board chairman
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) American global software major Cognizant has appointed Michael Patsalos-Fox as its new Board Chairman, the company said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
SC notice to Sharad Yadav on JD-U leader's plea
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President Sharad Yadav while hearing a plea filed by Leader of JD-U in the Rajya Sabha, Ramchandra Prasad Singh, seeking to place on record the documents related to claim of formation of new party by Yadav.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Phase-II of Coastal Surveillance Network to be completed on time: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The second phase of the Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) - that was conceived to ensure attacks like Mumbai 26/11 does not happen in future - would be completed in a time-bound manner, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Gavrilova upsets Ostapenko in Wuhan Open 1st Round
Wuhan (China), Sep 24 (IANS) Australias Daria Gavrilova defeated Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia in straight sets in the first round of the Wuhan Open here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
SC to hear plea on female genital mutilation among Bohras
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday referred to a Constitution Bench a plea questioning the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) prevalent in the Dawoodi Bohra community.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Health/Medicine
Atletico coach says squad improving
Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said on Monday that his squad is improving after a rocky start to the La Liga football season, and praised France midfielder Thomas Lemar for his first Spanish league goal in the 2-0 win against Getafe over the weekend.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
TVS racer Jagan extends lead at INMRC championship table
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) TVS Racings Jagan Kumar put up a stellar show in the fourth round of the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) to extend his championship lead.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Goa event to celebrate Indo-Portuguese cultural fusion
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) Goa will celebrate its tryst with its former coloniser, Portugal, with an extravaganza involving wine, food, music, photography and films over a several month-long extravaganza, which kicks off later this month as part of the 10th edition of the "Semana da Cultura" Indo-Portuguesa (Goa).
2018-09-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Mandela statue unveiled at UN headquarters
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) A statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the UN headquarters on Monday to honour the South African President's 100th birth anniversary.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Jaitley to meet heads of public sector banks on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet the heads of public sector banks (PSBs) on Tuesday to review their performance and to take stock of the sector reeling under non-performing assets (NPAs) and scams.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Infosys arm wins deal to digitise Canadian procurement system
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Software major Infosys arm on Monday said it won a $62-million (Rs 451 crore) deal to digitise Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) for modernising and automating its processes.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Five militants, soldier killed on LoC
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Army on Monday said it had foiled a major attempt by terrorists to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir, killing five militants on the LoC and losing a soldier in the operation.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Afghanistan keeper Shahzad reports fixing approach
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a fresh case of corruption in cricket, Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been approached to underperform in the inaugural edition of the Afghan Premier League to be played in Sharjah from October 5 to 23. The offer was made during the ongoing Asia Cup here.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NBFCs' default risk, high oil prices pull indices into red (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Fears of major repayment defaults in the non-banking financial sector, along with rising crude oil prices and broadly negative global markets on trade protectionist measures, dragged the key Indian equity indices deep into the red on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maharashtra Congress protests against petrol, diesel prices
Mumbai/Thane, Sep 24 (IANS) As petrol hovered just below Rs 92 a litre and diesel touched Rs 80.53, the Maharashtra Congress on Monday said the fuels have now become befitting gifts for weddings.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Stranded bird halts DMRC's Magenta Line briefly
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Services on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line, which connects Noida to Janakpuri, were halted briefly at Kalindi Kunj station on Monday after a bird was spotted on the tracks.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Congress heightens attack over Rafale, moves CVC (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Mounting a multi-pronged attack on the BJP government, the Congress on Monday moved the CVC seeking a FIR and seizure of documents pertaining to the Rafale deal while its President Rahul Gandhi called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "thief".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Vedanta Group bets big on Indian football
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After setting up its state-of-the-art facilities in Udaipur and Goa, Vedanta Ltd. on Monday unveiled its plans to spread its wings to the states of Odisha and Chhattisgarh, as it aims to build a development model for grassroots football across the country.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Defiant India hold Iran in AFC U-16 football meet
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 24 (IANS) India played a goalless draw against Iran in the AFC U-16 football Championship at the Bukit Jalil Stadium here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Football
BJP strike call: No leave for Bengal government employees on Wednesday
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Countering the 12-hour strike called by the BJP on Wednesday across the state, the West Bengal government on Monday said its offices would remain open and no leave would be granted to any of its employees on that day.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Microsoft, DSCI launch programme to skill women in cybersecurity
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Microsoft India on Monday partnered with the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) to launch a programme aimed at fostering talent and building a pool of women cybersecurity professionals in the country.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Education
India has potential to triple its trade with South Asia: World Bank
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) India has the potential to more than triple its trade in goods with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, said a World Bank report released here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Another bridge collapses in Bengal, construction co booked
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Within a month of the Majerhat bridge collapse here in West Bengal, which claimed three lives, an under-construction bridge in South 24 Parganas district collapsed on Monday but no one was injured in the incident.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eight washed away in Himachal; Manali cut off
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh on Monday claimed eight lives and hundreds, including school students, were stranded in the state as incessant rainfall for the third straight day triggered landslides and snapped over 200 road links, officials said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Nehru Memorial Fund gets eviction notice, refutes 'unauthorised occupation' charge
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Amidst the raging controversy surrounding the Nehru Memorial Museum Library (NMML), the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, chaired by Sonia Gandhi and housed in the Teen Murti Estate here, has been asked by Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to vacate the premises on grounds of "unauthorised occupation", which the Fund has refuted in "unequivocal terms".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Flipkart's 5-day festive e-shopping from Oct 10
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Ahead of India's Dussehra and Diwali festivals, e-tail major Flipkart will hold a five-day shopping binge from October 10, the company said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion,Business/Economy
Britney Spears settles child support row
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears and her former husband Kevin Federline have settled their dispute over child support payments.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Punjab on flood alert; schools, colleges closed
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab on Monday issued a red alert in several districts following heavy rainfall in the state and the neighbouring state of Himachal Pradesh over the last three days, in view of the threat of flooding of rivers.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Modi government compromising Indo-French ties over Rafale: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of compromising India's friendly ties with France by alleging a "collusion" between former French President Francois Hollande and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over the Rafale deal.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
'Land acquisition, environmental clearances major reasons for NE road projects delay'
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said land acquisition and environmental clearances were the two major hurdles delaying the road infrastructure projects in the northeastern states.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Sanjiv Bhatt case: SC seeks Gujarat government's response
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Gujarat government's response on a plea by the wife of dismissed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, alleging that she is compelled to move the court as her husband is being prevented from doing so.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Three-year-old girl dies during rape in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 24 (IANS) A three-year-old girl has died during rape by a neighbour in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Median wage across 8 major sectors in India down 32% in 2017: Report
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The overall median wage in the country across eight sectors was Rs 219.4 per hour in 2017, down 32.14 per cent on a year-on-year basis, a monster.com report showed on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Height linked to varicose veins: Study
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Tall people are more likely to develop varicose veins, characterised by swollen, twisted veins that can be seen just under the surface of the skin, usually in the legs, finds a new study.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Two ministers inducted in BJP-led Goa cabinet
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) BJP MLAs Milind Naik, a former Power Minister, and Nilesh Cabral were sworn in as cabinet ministers in the BJP-led cabinet in Goa even as ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar dropped two ministers who have been hospitalized for severe ailments.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Digital platform has generated employment, good content: Radhika Apte
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, whose "omnipresence" on Indian Netflix shows has been much talked about, says the digital platform has generated a lot of employment and really good content.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Companies get time till Oct 15 to file ITR, audit reports
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The government on Monday extended the last date for filing of income tax returns and audit reports by companies for assessment year 2018-19 to October 15 from September 30, an official statement said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Microsoft to ship 'Surface Hub 2S' in Q2 2019
Orlando (Florida), Sep 24 (IANS) Microsoft's next-generation of giant conference room displays Surface Hub 2S will start shipping in the second quarter of 2019, the company announced on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Prasoon Joshi-led CBFC suggests new initiatives
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), chaired by Prasoon Joshi, has suggested new initiatives such as to invite the heads and members of Hindi and regional film associations, and a communication campaign for educating audience segments about the various categories that film content is certified under.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahul attacks Modi with 'Commande-in-Thief' jibe
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday made a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, calling him "Indias Commander-in-thief".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC verdict on plea to debar 'criminals' from electoral politics on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its verdict on a public interest plea seeking to debar from the electoral arena the politicians with criminal antecedents against whom charges have been framed by trial courts for heinous offences.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Infosys arm wins deal to digitize Canadian procurement system
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Software major Infosys arm on Monday said it won a $62 million (Rs 451 crore) deal to digitize Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) for modernizing and automating its processes.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
UPA govt cancelled Rafale deal as Vadra's company not accepted as middleman: BJP
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Giving a new twist, the BJP on Monday sought to drag Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law and businessman Robert Vadra into the Rafale controversy by alleging that the previous UPA government had cancelled the fighter jets deal with France as Vadra's company was not accepted as the "middleman".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After Ganpati Visarjan, Bollywood celebs turn beach clean-up warriors
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) A day after Ganpati Visarjan festivities, Bollywood and television celebrities like Shahid Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Niharica Raizada, Ritwik Sahore and Tanuj Mahashabde took to the Mumbai beaches for a clean-up drive.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Hotstar CEO Ajit Mohan is new Facebook India head
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a bid to consolidate its presence in India amid calls to curb fake news and other sinister campaigns on social media platforms, Facebook on Monday announced to appoint Ajit Mohan, CEO of popular video streaming platform Hotstar, as Managing Director and Vice-President, Facebook India.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
'Search' feature gets AI capabilities in Microsoft 365
Orlando (Florida), Sep 24 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday announced to expand its personalised "Search" feature for both inside and outside "Microsoft 365" by incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to make organisational search more effective and the results more accurate.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Private finance company staffer shot dead in Bihar
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) A private finance company staffer was shot dead and his bag containing cash looted by unidentified criminals on Monday in Bihar's Vaishali district, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's August domestic air passenger traffic up 17%
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India's domestic air passenger traffic grew by 17.17 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modernise your look this festive season
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The festive season is soon to begin with Navratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra and Diwali, bringing on that time of the year when you must ace the Indo-Western fusion wear trend.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistan sponsoring terror in India: Rajnath
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday accused Pakistan of "sponsoring terror" in Jammu and Kashmir and said the military was fully capable of thwarting any terror attack.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Microsoft launches $40 mn AI programme for humanitarian causes
Orlando (Florida), Sep 24 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday launched a new $40-million programme aimed at harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for disaster recovery, helping children, protecting refugees and displaced people and promoting respect for human rights.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
'My Client's Wife' a true, mean suspense thriller: Anjali Patil
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) After "Newton", National Award-winning actress Anjali Patil has explored the territory of bad marriages with disturbing outcomes in forthcoming film "My Client's Wife". She says it's a mean suspense thriller.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Munnar, Sikkim gets second real-time landslide warning system
Gangtok, Sep 24 (IANS) In a bid to save people from landslides in mountainous regions, Kerala based Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University has set up a wireless sensor network system in Sikkim-Darjeeling belt to predict and signal early warning of landslides to locals.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Sikkim,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook appoints Hotstar's Ajit Mohan as Managing Director, VP India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced it has appointed Ajit Mohan, former CEO of video streaming platform Hotstar, as Managing Director and Vice-President, Facebook India.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
'Jayalalitha was unwell for a year, why raise issue about Parrikar's health'
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) Defending the continuance of the ailing Manohar Parrikar as the Chief Minister of Goa, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar on Monday said J. Jayalalitha continued to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu despite being unwell for a year and a half.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Not everyone gets the concept of feminism: Sanya Malhotra
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Whether it was essaying a wrestler in "Dangal" or playing a feisty sister in the upcoming "Pataakha" -- Bollywood actress Sanya Malhotra is carving out a niche for herself as a performer who celebrates the idea of gender equality and feminism. She says it's a concept quite misunderstood by many.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Assam deported only 29,795 foreigners
Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) The Foreigners' Tribunals in Assam have so far declared 91,609 persons as illegal foreigners while the state government could deport only 29,795 persons till August this year.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Daphini to debut at Magnetic Fields
Jaipur, Sep 24 (IANS) Canadian musician Dan Snaith aka Daphini will debut at the sixth edition of the popular music and arts festival Magnetic Fields, which will be held from December 14-16 at Alsisar Mahal in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
With a twist in the tail, Indian open chess team finalised for Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) With a twist in the tail, the fixed board order for the Indian open chess Olympiad team has been finalised, as per the information gleaned from the team pairings uploaded in the official website.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Maternal cannabis use likely to trigger early indulgence in kids
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Children whose mothers use marijuana are more likely to start smoking weed an average of two years earlier, which can lead to severe neuropsychiatric and social consequences, according to a new study.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Complacency led to killing of Andhra legislator by Maoists? (Analysis)
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Complacency on the part of Andhra Pradesh Police may have led to the killing of a legislator and a former legislator by Maoists on Sunday while the rebels appear have sent a message that they may be out but are not down.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Man gets new life in Kolkata's second heart transplant
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) A 51-year-old man from Kolkata was given a new lease of life after doctors at a private hospital conducted city's second successful heart transplant here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
CA closes Moeen's 'Osama' probe for lack of fresh details
Melbourne, Sep 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday announced the closure of the probe into English all-rounder Moeen Ali's allegations of being addressed as "Osama" by an Australian player during the 2015 Ashes series, after no new details emerged.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rahul attacks Modi, says `chowkidar' has indulged in `chori'
Amethi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, saying the country's "chowkidar" (watchman) had committed "chori" (theft) and spoken on various issues but not on the deal to purchase fighter jets from France.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Would've been impossible to make 'Doob...' without Irrfan: Director
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) "Doob: No Bed of Roses", Bangladesh's Oscar entry in the best foreign language film category, would not have been possible without Indian actor Irrfan Khan, says the movie's director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Leg-spinner Rashid inks all-format deal with Yorkshire
London, Sep 24 (IANS) One month after making his Test comeback for the first time since 2016, leg-spinner Adil Rashid on Monday inked a one-year contract extension with his county side Yorkshire, making himself available for all formats.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India finish Serbian Junior & Cadet Open on a high
Kovilovo (Serbia), Sep 24 (IANS) Indias young paddlers concluded their successful run in the Serbian Junior and Cadet Open here on Sunday, adding three gold, four silver and six bronze medals.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Other Sports
ADB to suggest ways to add value to mango, guava potato farming
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will undertake an exhaustive study in Uttar Pradesh to add value to mango growing, guava, potato and pulse farming, and submit a report to the state government, an official said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Fake judge held for duping people in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 24 (IANS) A B.Tech graduate from Hyderabad, posing himself as a Civil Judge posted in Gurugram, was arrested after he duped over three dozen people in the name of helping them to get cheap flats and jobs, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal rains claim 8 lives; hundreds stranded
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh on Monday claimed eight lives and hundreds, including school students, remained stranded across the state after incessant rainfall for the third consecutive day, triggering landslides and snapping over 200 road links, officials said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Petrol over Rs 90/L in Mumbai, Rs 85.99 in Chennai
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Spiralling fuel prices continued their upward march on Monday as petrol price in Mumbai crossed the landmark level of Rs 90 per litre. Diesel prices also hit new highs for the second consecutive day.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Beauty is now the fulcrum: FDCI chief on IFW's new title sponsor
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Beauty brand Lotus Make-up is the new title sponsor of the India Fashion Week (IFW), hosted by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), whose president Sunil Sethi says beauty has now become the "fulcrum" of the extravaganza.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rescued sailor is mentally stable, says father
Kochi, Sep 24 (IANS) V.C. Tomy, father of Indian Naval Commander Abhilash Tomy, on Monday heaved a sigh of relief as he heard about his son being finally rescued by a French vessel from the high seas in the southern Indian Ocean.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Paytm testing 'Face Login' feature
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) To further secure its platform, digital payments company Paytm on Monday said it is testing a new "Face Login" feature on its Android beta app.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Play golf to boost longevity, cut stroke risk
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Want a long life? Playing golf regularly can boost longevity as well as reduce the risk factors for heart disease and stroke, a panel of international experts has claimed, while stressing on the need to make the sport more inclusive.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports,Health/Medicine
Stalin condemns killing of 15-yr-old boy for alleged mobile theft
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday demanded action against those who beat to death 15-year-old P. Balasubramani for allegedly stealing a mobile phone.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress, opposition suffering from Modiphobia: Shah
Puri, Sep 24 (IANS) BJP National President Amit Shah on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Congress and other opposition parties including Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), saying that they have developed "Modiphobia".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Four must-have shoe styles for festive season
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With the festive season comes the time to dress up and celebrate. What better way to do that than to buy a pair of shoes that go with all your different outfits?
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistani teen, boyfriend beheaded by father for 'honour'
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old girl was beheaded along with her 21-year-old boyfriend in Pakistan by her father and uncle in what the police are calling yet another incident of honour killing, the media reported on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russian opposition leader arrested shortly after release
Moscow, Sep 24 (IANS) Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny was rearrested on Monday moments after he had finished serving a 30-day sentence.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
13 Indians, Israelis with blind climbers, scale Mt. Kilimanjaro
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) In an unique adventure sports initiative, a group of blind and able-bodied climbers from India and Israel have scaled the world's fourth highest and Africa's tallest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, an organiser said here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Sports,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Sensex ends 536 points lower, Nifty below 11,000-mark (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Slump in the financial stocks along with a weak rupee and high crude oil prices dragged the S&P BSE Sensex down 536 points on Monday and the NSE Nifty50 lost nearly 170 points to close below 11,000-mark -- slipping into the red for the fifth consecutive session.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Opposition candidate wins Maldives' presidential election, incumbent concedes defeat
Male, Sep 24 (IANS) Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party's candidate, was on Monday declared the winner of the country's presidential election held on Sunday amid political turmoil in the island nation, with incumbent President Abdulla Yameen conceding defeat.
2018-09-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Not defaulted on any bonds, repayments: DHFL
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) on Monday said it has not defaulted on any bonds or repayment of its financial obligations.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Smaller implanted heart valves may increase health risks
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Patients who underwent a minimally invasive, catheter-based approach to replace the aortic valve experienced inadequate blood flow because the prosthetic valves were too small, finds a research.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
IPKC to launch Cuppa Schoola Karate meet across India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Indian Professional Karate Council (IPKC) is all set to launch Cuppa schoola Karate meet across the nation after the great success of Cuppa Schoola Delhi-NCR in August, it was announced on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Livepool keep up the pace in EPL as Man City back in form
London, Sep 24 (IANS) All good things must come to an end, but not for Liverpool it seems as they extended their 100 percent record to six games in the English Premier League with a 3-0 win at home over Southampton.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bishop sent to Kerala jail, bail hearing on Thursday
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 24 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested on charges of raping a nun, was on Monday sentenced to two weeks judicial custody by a magisterial court while the Kerala High Court posted his bail plea for a Thursday hearing.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi HC bans slaughter in Ghazipur Murga Mandi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In an interim direction, the Delhi High Court on Monday banned the slaughter of poultry at the Ghazipur Murga Mandi here till further orders.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Will ensure liquidity of NBFCs, MFs, SMEs: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The government will take all measures to ensure adequate liquidity for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and mutual funds, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday in the wake of the uncertainty created by the ongoing debt crisis in the IL&FS group.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UAE, Red Cross sign pact to support humanitarian efforts
New York, Sep 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have signed an agreement worth $11 million to support the humanitarian response plan in Yemen, Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Bihar's law and order in bad shape: Kushwaha
Sep 24 (IANS) RLSP chief and Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha on Monday slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying that law and order in the state was in a bad shape.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soldiers, five militants killed in LoC gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) A soldier and three more militants were killed on Monday in a gun battle near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said, taking the number of rebels dead in the operation to five.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
42 arrested for cheating in Bengal police recruitment exam
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) West Bengal CID has arrested 42 persons in connection with cheating in the state police constable recruitment examination from various centres, a senior officer said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sid Owens 'gobsmacked' over Westbrook's cancer diagnosis
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Danniella Westbrook's "EastEnders" former co-star Sid Owens has prayed for the actress' good health after she revealed she has been diagnosed with womb cancer.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Fish import from Bangladesh to Tripura stopped for 20 days
Agartala, Sep 24 (IANS) Fish import from Bangladesh has been stopped for 20 days that created huge crisis in Tripura markets, officials said here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy
Winless Valencia secures draw against Villarreal in La Liga
Villarreal (Spain), Sep 24 (IANS) Villarreal and Valencia played to a 0-0 draw in a hard fought Spanish La Liga football match that saw the Bats' midfielder Daniel Barejo being sent off at the one-hour mark.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
BBC to offer 'reality check' service during 2019 elections to counter fake news
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Fake news is used as a political tool to manipulate populations in countries where elections are due. This is happening in India as well, says Jamie Angus, Director of BBC World Service Group.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Media,National,Politics,IANS Life
3 Indian women selected as Facebook global community leaders
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Adhunika Prakash, who founded non-profit Breastfeeding Support for Indian Moms in Pune, was on Monday selected among five global leaders for $1 million award each by Facebook as part of its Community Leadership Programme.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Mahesh Bhatt is pure magic: Varun Mitra
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Varun Mitra says filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is pure magic and producer Mukesh Bhatt is all strength.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shraddha Das comes out with her personal app
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Das has come out with her own mobile application, and is looking forward to creating a new connection with her fans.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Technology
Sanjiv Bhatt case: SC seeks Gujarat government's response
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Gujarat government's response on a plea by the wife of dismissed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, alleging that she is compelled to move the court as her husband is being prevented from doing so.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Welcome Back' actress Ankita to make TV debut
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Ankita Srivastava, who featured in the 2015 movie "Welcome Back", is set to make her TV debut with Anirudh Pathak's forthcoming show "Dastaan-E-Mohabbat Salim Anarkali".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India has potential to triple its trade with South Asia: World Bank
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) India has the potential to more than triple its trade with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, said a World Bank report released here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Halep stays No. 1 in world tennis rankings, Goerges enters top-10 list
Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep maintained the No. 1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Nepal's tiger population doubles
Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) Nepal has been able to almost double the number of wild tigers within a decade.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Nadal stays atop ATP rankings
Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Section of Australian beach collapses into sea
Canberra, Sep 24 (IANS) A large section of an Australian beach suddenly collapsed into the sea due to erosion, authorities said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Vietnam prepares state funeral for President Quang
Hanoi, Sep 24 (IANS) Preparations for the state funeral of President Tran Dai Quang, who died last week following prolonged illness, were underway in Vietnam on Monday, a day after Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh was named the Acting President.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Hyderabad Metro chugs on Ameerpet-LB Nagar route
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The Hyderabad Metro Rail on Monday commenced operations on the 16-km Ameerpet-LB Nagar line along one of the busiest corridors in the city.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Already in Asia Cup final, India look to extend dominance (Preview)
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) Having already sealed their place in the final of the Asia Cup with successive wins over Bangladesh and Pakistan, defending champions India will now face a resurgent Afghanistan in the final match of the Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Congress moves CVC over Rafale, wants FIR
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Intensifying its battle against the Modi government over the Rafale deal, the Congress on Monday moved the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) seeking a probe and FIR as well as seizure of relevant documents pertaining to the deal which it claimed caused loss to the exchequer.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Xiaomi 'Smart TVs' now available offline
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Expanding its offline presence in India, Chinese electronics player Xiaomi on Monday announced that its "Mi LED Smart TVs" would now be available through offline channels in the country.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Court summons Sharif, journalist in treason case
Lahore, Sep 24 (IANS) The Lahore High Court on Monday asked former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and a journalist to appear before it in connection with a treason case.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
4 Maoists arrested in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 24 (IANS) Four Maoists, including one who carried a reward of Rs 2 lakh for his capture, were arrested on Monday in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Motorola's first Android One smartphone now in India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone company Lenovo-Motorola on Monday launched its first Android One device "Motorola One Power" in India for Rs 15,999.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Hong Kong bans pro-independence party
Hong Kong, Sep 24 (IANS) Hong Kong authorities on Monday banned a party which openly advocated the independence of the former British colony from the rest of China.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Revival of 45 bankrupt companies will meet 50% of lenders' claims: IBBI Chairperson (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) About 45 bankrupt companies have been approved for revival under the new insolvency law and this will recover more than Rs 50,000 crore, or 50 per cent of the total claim of creditors, a senior official has said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UN has no right to interfere in Myanmar: Army chief
Naypyidaw, Sep 24 (IANS) Myanmar Army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said the UN had no right to interfere in the country, after UN experts recently said that they found elements of deliberate genocide of the Rohingya Muslim minority.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Government calls Rahul's charge on SPG 'baseless'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The government on Monday dismissed as baseless" Congress President Rahul Gandhi charge that former Special Protection Group (SPG) chief Vivek Srivastava had to quit his job because he refused to accept a list of SPG officers handpicked by the RSS.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Telangana Governor rides bicycle to Raj Bhavan
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Monday peddled his way from the Kharitabad Metro Station here to Raj Bhavan, his official residence.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Frankfurt battles Leipzig to 1-1 draw in Bundesliga
Frankfurt, Sep 24 (IANS) Eintracht Frankfurt played to a 1-1 home draw with RB Leipzig in the last match of the German Bundesliga's fourth round here at Commerzbank-Arena.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Bologna earns first Serie A win, adds to Roma's woes
Bologna (Italy), Sep 24 (IANS) Roma continued their four-game Serie A winless drought with a 0-2 loss to host Bologna, a lower-ranked team in the Italian football league standings.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Thiem tops Klizan to win St. Petersburg Open final
St. Petersburg, Sep 24 (IANS) Top-seed Dominic Thiem of Austria topped Slovakia's Martin Klizan 6-3, 6-1 to win the St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament, his 11th career title and his first on indoor hard court.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Our differences with Rahul are political, not personal: Rajnath
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the BJP's differences with Congress President Rahul Gandhi were "political and nor personal" in nature.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sensex down 600 points amid sell-off in banking, finance stocks
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The S&P BSE Sensex lost nearly 600 points during the mid-afternoon session on Monday, with heavy selling activity in banking, finance and auto stocks.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Betis battles Athletic to 2-2 draw in La Liga
Sevilla (Spain), Sep 24 (IANS) Real Betis salvaged a point in a home Spanish La Liga football game against Athletic Club, fighting their way back from a 0-2 deficit to a 2-2 draw.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Barcelona, down a man, battles to secure draw against Girona
Barcelona, Sep 24 (IANS) Barcelona managed a 2-2 draw after fighting hard to overcome a 1-2 deficit against Girona following the expulsion of Clement Lenglet, but not the win they craved for at Camp Nou.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Stranded navy commander rescued from Indian Ocean
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Four days after he was seriously injured and stranded in a boat race, Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy was rescued on Monday, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said here.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Indonesian teen survives after 48 days adrift in sea
Jakarta, Sep 24 (IANS) An Indonesian teenager survived 48 days adrift at sea in a floating fish trap before he was rescued by a cargo vessel and taken to Japan, officials said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Human Interest/Society
Taiwan braces for typhoon Trami
Taipei, Sep 24 (IANS) Taiwan is bracing for typhoon Trami, which could be among the strongest storms of the year by the time it hits the island later this week, authorities said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Environment/Wildlife
Our differences with Rahul are political, not personal: Rajnath
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the BJP's differences with Congress President Rahul Gandhi were "political and nor personal" in nature.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sabalenka registers hard-fought win over Navarro at Wuhan Open
Wuhan (China), Sep 24 (IANS) Spain's Garbine Muguruza (14th seed) defeated Belgium's Alison Van Uytvanck 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the Wuhan Open here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Odisha targets 55 lakh tonne paddy procurement during Kharif season
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet on Monday approved the food and procurement policy for the Kharif marketing season 2018-19 with a target to procure 55 lakh tonnes of paddy from farmers.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Gautam Rode confirms return to TV with 'Kaal Bhairav...'
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Gautam Rode is returning to the small screen after taking a break for two years. He says the second season of the show "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya" sounded even more exciting than its first season.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
US-China trade war escalates with biggest sets of tariffs
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The ongoing trade war between the US and China further escalated on Monday as the two economic powerhouses slapped each other with the largest rounds of tariffs yet, unleashing punitive duties now on roughly half of their traded goods.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy
Bishop sent to 14 days judicial custody
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 24 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested on charges of raping a nun, was on Monday sent to two weeks judicial custody by a Kerala court.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa cabinet rejig: Ailing ministers dropped, 2 BJP MLAs to be sworn in
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) Two ailing ministers in the BJP-led coalition government were dropped from the Goa cabinet on Monday, to make way for the induction of two others from the party into the the 12-member cabinet.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Heavy rains lash Bengaluru as monsoon remains active in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Bengaluru and surrounding districts on Monday inundating several low-lying areas, uprooting trees and flooding roads, an official said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress moves CVC seeking probe into 'Rafale scam'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Continuing its battle against the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal, a Congress delegation on Monday met the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) seeking a probe into the alleged corruption in the inter-governmental defence deal to procure 36 fighter jets.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Nokia 5.1 Plus smartphone now in India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Finnish company HMD Global, that sells Nokia smartphones, on Monday announced the availability of Nokia 5.1 Plus for Rs 10,999 in India.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
There can be no other 'Kaanta laga' girl: Shefali Jariwala
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Dancer-actress Shefali Jariwala, who shot to fame with the 2002 controversial song "Kaanta laga", says there can never be another "Kaanta laga" girl.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi dedicates airport in Sikkim, attacks past governments on northeast development
Pakyong (Sikkim), Sep 24 (IANS) Marking a new milestone in the country's aviation sector by bringing Sikkim into air network, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the previous governments accusing them of having neglected the northeast and said in the last four years his government has opened 35 new airports.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Sikkim,National,Politics
Hyderabad Metro starts operations on Ameerpet-LB Nagar route
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The Hyderabad Metro Rail on Monday commenced its operations on the 16-km Ameerpet-LB Nagar line.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Instagram not planning 'Regramming' feature anytime soon
San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) Instagram has denied testing any native "Regramming" feature that could allow its one billion users to instantly repost someone else's post to their own account, the media reported.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Trump, Abe discuss denuclearization of Korean Peninsula
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to continue close coordination on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Anthology on Manto by friends, foes demystifies the maverick's life
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A new anthology on Saadat Hasan Manto, penned by the maverick's friends, foes and family, inspects "Manto Saheb" beyond the usual, capturing the psychology of the much discussed figure.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
Mudslide kills 5 of family in J&K
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) Five members of a family were killed on Monday in a mudslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa's Serendipity Arts Festival to hold curtain raiser events in Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Goa's annual Serendipity Arts Festival will be staging two days of events here this week to mark the curtain raiser for its third edition.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
NASA's MAVEN marks 4 years in Mars orbit with selfie
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) NASA's MAVEN spacecraft released a selfie image of the spacecraft at Mars, celebrating its four years in orbit studying the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Sell-off in finance stocks pull Sensex, Nifty 1% lower
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded in the red on Monday afternoon, with the S&P BSE Sensex losing over 400 points and the Nifty down 140 points.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Westlife to reunite after 6 years
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Irish pop band Westlife is reuniting for the first time since its last performance in 2012.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
2 killed, 15 injured in UP road accident
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Two persons were killed and 15 injured when a state-owned bus rammed into a stationary truck on national highway 91 in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rafale deal: BJP accuses Congress of fuelling Pakistan's attack on India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The BJP on Monday accused the Congress of fuelling Pakistans attack on India over the controversial Rafale deal and claimed there was a "design" between the Congress and Pakistan whose aim was to remove Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Rahul arrives in Amethi on 2-day visit
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday arrived in his parliamentary constituency of Amethi on a two-day visit.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Singapore fines ride-hailing firms over merger deal
Singapore, Sep 24 (IANS) Singapore authorities on Monday imposed a fine of S$13 million ($9 million) on ride-hailing companies Grab and Uber for violating competition laws in their merger deal.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy
Plea for Imran Khan's disqualification rejected
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking Prime Minister Imran Khan's disqualification for not being truthful and righteous.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Rana is happy with Dulquer's progress in cinema
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Dulquer Salmaan has featured in 26 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi since his acting debut in 2012. He is currently busy adding more movies to his impressive filmography. And so, his friend and actor Rana Daggubati is very happy with the "Kali" star's progress in the film industry.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Hannah Spearritt expecting a child
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Hannah Spearritt says she is expecting her first child with long-time boyfriend Adam Thomas.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BSP leader Romesh Mahant joins BJP
Bhopal, Sep 24 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Romesh Mahant has quit the party to join hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before the upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
'Big Bad Wolves' remake in works
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) "La Casa Muda" director Gustavo Hernández has secured the rights for a remake of 2013 Israeli black comedy horror-thriller film "Big Bad Wolves".
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
OTH cast celebrates 15th anniversary with hurricane relief efforts
Wilmington (US), Sep 24 (IANS) The cast of "One Tree Hill" (OTH), who spent years shooting the popular teen drama in Wilmington, North Carolina, have come together on the 15th anniversary of the show's premiere to lend their support to rebuild efforts following the devastation of Hurricane Florence.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC Constitution Bench to hear plea on FGM amongst Dawoodi Bohra community
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday referred to a Constitution Bench a plea questioning the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) prevalent in the Dawoodi Bohra community.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Panasonic to foray into flagship smartphone segment in India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After creating its space in the entry-level and mid-price segment, Panasonic is geared up to launch two Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled premium smartphones in the Indian market on October 4.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Afghanistan launches polio vaccination drive
Kabul, Sep 24 (IANS) Afghan health authorities on Monday launched a five-day polio vaccination drive in some of the country's most high-risk provinces.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Himachal roads closed after heavy rains
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh on Monday continued to experience heavy to extremely heavy rains, causing major landslides and blocking highways and link roads, while all major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said here.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Aamir unveils his wily 'Thugs of Hindostan' look
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) He rides a donkey, sports curly brown hair and wears a hat. Aamir Khan, who unveiled his look from "Thugs of Hindostan" on Monday, sports an intriguing avatar for his role as the wily Firangi in the Yash Raj Films project.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Massive anti-Maoist operations launched on Andhra-Odisha border
Visakhapatnam, Sep 24 (IANS) A day after Maoists gunned down a sitting MLA and a former legislator, personnel of the elite Greyhounds anti-Maoist force and the CRPF launched a massive combing operation in the tribal areas of Visakhapatnam district on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Eating Wasps': A crisp take on tough choices confronting women (Book Review)
Book: Eating Wasps; Author: Anita Nair; Publisher: Context; Pages: 256; Price: Rs 599
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Taraji P. Henson wants to normalise mental health
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Taraji P. Henson, who has started her NGO for the welfare of mentally ill people, revealed that she too has sought treatment for mental health in her life.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Maldives' opposition candidate decalred winner of presidential election
Male, Sep 24 (IANS) The Election Commission of Maldives on Monday declared opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party as the winner of the presidential election in the country that has been gripped by political upheaval.
2018-09-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Abducted civilian found dead in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) A 45-year-old civilian abducted by unidentified gunmen on Saturday was found dead in Sopore area on Monday, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China's leading e-vehicle maker wants to set up plant in India
Wuxi (China), Sep 24 (IANS) China's leading electric vehicle company, Sunra, sees India soon emerging as the world's biggest market for electric bikes and plans to set up a factory in the country.
2018-09-24
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Accenture expands AI capabilities of its automation platform 'myWizard'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Global professional services company Accenture on MOnday announced it would expand capabilities of its intelligent automation platform "myWizard" to accelerate enterprise automation and innovation.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Another bridge collapses in Bengal, none injured
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Within a month of the Majerhat bridge collapse here in West Bengal, that claimed three lives, an under construction bridge in South 24 Parganas collapsed on Monday, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
L&T Technology Services strikes $40 mn deal in Europe
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Global engineering services company L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) on Monday said it had won a multi-year deal to provide digital content management services to a leading European technology companys industrial products segment.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
J&K flash flood: 30 people rescued
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) Thirty people, including women and children were rescued in Jammu and Kashmir during a flash flood in Kathua district, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Mobile-first workforce to drive SaaS Cloud growth in India: Oracle
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) As more and more businesses in India shift their focus to building a mobile-first workforce, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Cloud solutions will connect not only people to solutions but also networked devices, machinery and products in the near future, a top Oracle India executive said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
India welcomes Maldives presidential election result
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India on Monday welcomed the result of the presidential election in the Maldives with early reports showing that the joint opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party has beaten incumbent Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
2018-09-24
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Rewari gang rape main accused sent to 4-day police custody
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) A court in Haryana has sent two of the main accused in the gang rape case of a 19-year-old college student to four days police custody, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Menstrual hygiene campaign changes lives in rural Bengal (Social Feature)
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Kiran Bauri, a teenaged Class 12 student of Dhurohi village in West Bengal's Purulia district, has been for years using her limited pocket money to educate local women about the health benefits of using sanitary napkins.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Chidambaram targets Modi government for dodging Rafale probe
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday ridiculed the Narendra Modi government for refusing a probe into the Rafale deal after Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discredited former French President Francois Hollande's revelation on the choice of an offset partner.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Petrol crosses Rs 91/l, diesel at Rs 80 in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Petrol retail rates finally breached the Rs 90 mark in Mumbai by touching Rs 90.08 per litre here on Monday, but stood much higher elsewhere in the state, industry officials said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Cloudy Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Following overnight rains the skies remained overcast in the national capital on Monday morning, with the Met predicting moderate rains during the day.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Former BCCI chief B.N. Dutt dead
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President B.N. Dutt died at his south Kolkata residence on Monday following respiratory ailments, family sources said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Health/Medicine
Trump's tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods kicks in
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The ongoing trade war between the US and China has escalated after American President Donald Trump's administration's new 10 per cent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods kicked in on Monday, spanning thousands of products, including food seasonings, baseball gloves, network routers and industrial machinery parts.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy
Swaraj has gruelling schedule at UNGA session
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will see more action on the sidelines of the high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session this week than in its chamber, as she keeps up a gruelling schedule of one-on-one meetings with some 30 leaders and participation in several multilateral meetings.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance: Foreign Minister
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that despite Indias reluctance, Islamabad would not close doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Rains affect life in Punjab, Haryana; damage paddy, cotton crop
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rainfall continued in most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the third day on Monday affecting normal life.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Equity indices open in red
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Monday with heavy selling pressure in consumer durables, auto and banking stocks.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
White House, Kavanaugh deny allegation made by second woman
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The White House and Brett Kavanaugh have denied an allegation made by a second woman accusing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of inappropriate sexual behaviour.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amnesty urges China to end 'brainwashing' Muslims in Xinjiang
Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) Amnesty International (AI) in a report on Monday urged the Chinese government to end the "brainwashing" of nearly one million Muslims held in "re-education" camps in the Xinjiang Uighur region.
2018-09-24
Category: International, China,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HIV diagnoses in Australia dips by 7%: Study
Sydney, Sep 24 (IANS) HIV diagnoses in Australia have hit a five-year low, with a significant drop among homosexual and bisexual men, latest figures from a major study released on Monday said.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Australian filmmaker back home after jail time in Cambodia
Sydney, Sep 24 (IANS) An Australian documentary filmmaker is back home in Sydney after he was granted a Royal pardon in Cambodia for a espionage conviction, for which he was sentenced to six years in prison.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Australia,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistan's one-trick pony act on Kashmir doesn't resonate at UN: Akbaruddin
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) India will be focusing on a multilateral agenda at the high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session that begins on Tuesday and let Pakistan be a "one-trick pony" on Kashmir if it wants to, India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin has said.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Rewari gang rape main accused send to 4-day police custody
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) A court in Haryana has sent two of the main accused in the gang rape case of a 19-year-old college student to four days police custody, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Toll in Philippine landslides rises to 95
Manila, Sep 24 (IANS) The death toll in two major landslides that struck the Philippines after super typhoon Mangkhut barreled the island nation last week has climbed to 95, authorities said.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indian naval ships to call at Myanmar port
Yangon, Sep 24 (IANS) Two Indian naval ships along with one Indian Navy Dornier aircraft will call at Myanmar's Yangon Port later on Monday as part of an ongoing exercise between the two nations, media reported.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
'Friends' co-stars Aniston, Cox reunite
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) "Friends" show co-stars and long-time friends Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox reunited for dinner.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran confirms S.Korea's halt of oil imports
Tehran, Sep 24 (IANS) Iran's Ministry of Petroleum has confirmed that South Korea has halted oil imports from the Islamic republic.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Israeli military rejects Russia's accusation over downing plane in Syria
Jerusalem, Sep 24 (IANS) The Israeli military has rejected the findings presented by the Russian Defence Ministry which accused the Jewish state of direct responsibility for downing the Russian plane in Syria.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
US tells Iran to 'look in the mirror' after Ahvaz attack
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley has urged Iran to "look in the mirror" for the causes of an attack on a military parade that killed at least 29 people on Saturday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
UAE slams Iranian accusations on terror attack
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash has rejected accusations by Iran that the US Gulf allies were responsible for the attack in the Islamic republic on Saturday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Valerie Singleton wants 'lesbian affair' rumours to end
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Veteran television presenter Valerie Singleton, who has been rumoured to be dating singer Joan Armatrading, pleaded her to speak out and end their "lesbian affair" rumours.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Russian minister accuses US of destabilising oil market
Algiers, Sep 24 (IANS) Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has accused the US of destabilising the global oil market, urging for wider cooperation between OPEC and non-OPEC producers to reach long-term stability.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Algeria,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
UN chief hails famine prevention mechanism
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has hailed the World Bank/United Nations Famine Action Mechanism (FAM) as an important new tool to help predict and prevent famine.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Asia Cup 2018: Bangladesh clinch thriller against Afghanistan
Abu Dhabi, Sep 24 (IANS) Hashmatullah Shahidi's 71 went in vain as Afghanistan lost a thrilling contest to Bangladesh by three runs in a Super Four tie of Asia Cup 2018 here on Sunday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Cheryl moves out of ex Liam Payne's mansion
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Singer Cheryl, who has been living at her former boyfriend Liam Payne's house for a long time, has moved out of there and is keen to buy one particular luxury property for her and her 17-month-old son Bear to share.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump prepared to meet Kim again: Pompeo
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said President Donald Trump was prepared to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Rohit credits bowlers for another fantastic show
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) An elated India captain Rohit Sharma showered praise on his bowlers after his side registered a comfortable nine-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan here on Sunday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Asia Cup 2018: Rohit, Dhawan brush aside Pakistan
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) Continuing their winning run, India handed out an another humiliating nine-wicket defeat to arch-rivals Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup tournament here on Sunday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Adil Hussain wants government to back 'Village Rockstars' in Oscar race
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Noted Assamese actor Adil Hussain has urged the government to release Rs 5 crore for the promotion of Rima Das' Assamese film "Village Rockstars" ahead of the Oscars, where it will represent India in the Best Foreign Language film category.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
India thrash Pakistan in Super Four tie
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan demolished Pakistan to hand India a comfortable nine-wicket win in their second Super Four game in the ongoing 2018 Asia Cup here on Sunday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Wipro techies run in 125 cities across 34 countries
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Thousands of techies of software major Wipro ran in a marathon it conducted on Sunday in 125 cities across 34 countries the world over to uphold its core values.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Business/Economy
Ayushman Bharat will prove jumla: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Calling it a personal relations exercise, Aam Aadmi Party head Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme will prove to be another 'jumla'.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Kannada actor, three accomplices arrested on assault charge
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Kannada cine star 'Duniya' Vijay and his three friends were arrested here on charge of assaulting a gym trainer, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bourdain remembered at final 'Parts Unknown' screening
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's last voiceover for "Parts Unknown" was about how he always tried to do his best.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Irrfan Khan's 'Doob: No Bed of Roses' is Bangladesh's Oscar entry
Dhaka, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian actor Irrfan Khan-starrer "Doob - No Bed of Roses", which was once banned in Bangladesh, has been chosen as the country's official entry for the Academy Awards 2019.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
BJP team visits West Bengal town after killing of two youths
Raigunj (West Bengal), Sep 23 (IANS) Situation remained tense at Islampur in Bengal's North Dinajpur district even on Sunday, three days after the alleged killing of two youths during a clash between agitating students and the police over the recruitment of new teachers at a local school.
2018-09-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India condemns terror attack in Iran
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India on Sunday strongly condemned a terror attack in Iran that claimed the lives of at least 24 persons.
2018-09-23
Category: International, India,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Jilted lover stabs, injures minor girl, her mother
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A young man was arrested on Sunday on charge of stabbing and injuring a minor girl and her mother in east Delhi after his marriage proposal was turned down.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Muzaffarpur ex-Mayor, driver shot dead
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Muzaffarpur Mayor Samir Kumar and his driver were shot dead on Sunday night by unidentified assailants in the Bihar town, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kannada actor, three accomplices arrested on assault charge
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Kannada cine star 'Duniya' Vijay and his three friends were arrested here on charge of assaulting a gym trainer (Maruti Gowda), police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Healthcare scheme to benefit 15.50 lakh families in Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) that aims to provide health coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting 15.50 lakh poor families in the state.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Community football initiative by EPL trains 45 coaches in India
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) With focus on expanding the reach and awareness of football and locating talents at the grass root level, 45 community football coaches from across India completed the phase two of their training programme here on Sunday under the Premier Skills initiative.
2018-09-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
FIFA conference presents deep analysis of World Cup in Russia
London, Sep 23 (IANS) The FIFA Football Conference was held here on Sunday to present a deep analysis of all 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Over 40% companies surveyed expect RBI to hike rates: CII
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Over 40 per cent of Indian firms expect the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will go in for another interest rate hike in the current fiscal, industry chamber CII said on Sunday, citing its survey.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide to life
Cairo, Sep 23 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced the Supreme Guide of Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie to life imprisonment over storming a police station in the Upper Egypt's province of Minya in 2013, the media reported.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Reigning US Open champion Osaka withdraws from Wuhan Open
Wuhan (China), Sep 23 (IANS) Reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka of Japan withdrew from the Wuhan Open on Sunday due to a viral illness.
2018-09-23
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Napoli tops Torino 3-1 thanks to brace from Insigne
Turin (Italy), Sep 23 (IANS) Napoli defeated Torino 3-1 on Sunday in Serie A action to temporarily share the top spot in the Italian league table with Juventus, which will take on Frosinone.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Commander Tomy safe, will be rescued soon: Navy
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy, who is stranded in the south Indian Ocean following his boat wreck during the Golden Globe Race 2018, is safe and would be rescued soon, the Navy said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, kills two
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) The army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid and killed two militants in Tangdhar sector on the Line of Control (LoC).
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Ghani cancels US trip after Trump declines meeting
Kabul (IANS) Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani cancelled his visit to New York to attend the UN General Assembly (UNGA) meeting after his American counterpart Donald Trump declined to meet him, a media report said Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra (Roundup)
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) A ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator of his party were on Sunday gunned down by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asia Cup: Malik, Sarfraz guide Pakistan to 237/7 against India
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) Shoaib Malik's disciplined innings along with useful contribution from Sarfraz Ahmed helped Pakistan post 237/7 against India in the Super Four tie of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
North East has emerged as hub of human trafficking in India : Mir
Shillong, Sep 23 Sep 23 (IANS) Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir said India's North East has emerged as hub of human trafficking in India where unemployment, poverty, migration for search of jobs are some of the reasons of human trafficking, an official statement said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Youth, part of 'Ganesh Chaturthi' procession, dragged, killed by cab driver
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A youth was killed after he was overrun and his body dragged for some distance by a cab driver, who was trying to flee after hitting two others with his vehicle, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Prashant Bhushan demands JPC in Rafale deal
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe, senior Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan on Sunday said here the Rafale fighter aircraft deal as India's largest defence scam.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Five men injured in group clash
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Five persons were injured in a group clash in south Delhi, following which cross cases were registered against both parties, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hindu body demands 'equal rights' for Hindus
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Hindu intellectuals and academicians on Sunday demanded the removal of government control over temples.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
19 rescued by IAF in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) An Indian Air Force chopper rescued 19 people on Saturday in Himachal Pradesh as they were stuck in a flashflood triggered by continuous heavy rain, officials said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Arunachal CM launches universal healthcare scheme
Itanagar, Sep 23 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday dedicated the Chief Minister Aarogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY), a universal healthcare scheme of the state government, to the people of the state.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
National Sports Awards are needlessly getting controversial (Column: Just Sport)
The monsoon months are considered a silly season when nothing happens in Indian sport. Its no longer. Ever since the birth anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand is commemorated as the National Sports Day there is a lot of excitement as August 29 is also the day to receive national sports awards.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Shah, Modi can't make Parrikar resign, fearing Rafale exposure
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday alleged that top BJP leaders including President Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had "no courage" to ask ailing Manohar Parrikar to step down as Chief Minister of Goa, because Parrikar, a former Defence Minister, had a lot of information about the Rafale deal.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Congress-BJP dogfight over Rafale intensifies (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The political dogfight over the Rafale deal peaked on Sunday with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking to discredit former France President Francois Hollande's revelation about choice of the offset partner and even found a link to his claim to Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Andhra CM says shocked over killing of MLA, ex-lawmaker
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday expressed shock over the killing of his party MLA and a former legislator by Maoists in Visakhapatnam district earlier in the day.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SBI reassures NBFCs on liquidity concerns
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Sunday asked non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) not to worry about credit availability as it would continue to support them.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India, Egypt may hold joint military drill
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian and Egyptian defence forces will "intensify" their training interactions and the two nations are also working towards holding joint exercises.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Delhi government schools to have alumni meetings
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi government will organise alumni meetings in all its schools to reconnect and collaborate with its former students, Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Lopetegui happy with 3 points against Espanyol
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Real Madrid may have produced arguably their least convincing performance of the campaign, but it was still enough for them to defeat Espanyol.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Kejriwal challenges Shah for a public debate at Ramlila Maidan
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday challenged BJP President Amit Shah for a public debate at the Ramlila Maidan here on the performance of the BJP-led Central government and the Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi government.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sinaloa loses first match under Maradona in Mexican Second Division
Oaxaca (Mexico), Sep 23 (IANS) The Oaxaca Alebrijes edged the Sinaloa Dorados 1-0 in Mexican Second-Division football action, handing the squad its first loss under Argentine legend Diego Armando Maradona.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Mushairas to be held to commemorate Mahatma's birth anniversary
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Minority Affairs Ministry will organise 'mushairas' (social gatherings at which Urdu poetry is read) across the country as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, the government announced on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Supporters of slain Andhra MLA, ex-lawmaker attack two police stations
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Araku constituency in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday as relatives and supporters of a slain sitting TDP legislator and a former state lawmaker attacked two police stations.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meeting with Trump not on table: Erdogan
Istanbul, Sep 23 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York next week is not currently on the table.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Students shifting from private to government schools: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said students are shifting from private to government schools for the first time in history after his party came to power and transformed the system.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Maharaja Hari Singh remembered on 124th birth anniversary
Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Dogra ruler, Maharaja Hari Singh, was remembered on his 124th birth anniversary here on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ayushmann learns multiple dialects for 'Badhaai Ho'
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who will next be seen in Amit Ravindernath Sharma's "Badhaai Ho", learnt three dialects for the family comedy.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Crime against women rising in Odisha: BJP leader
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) BJP Mahila Morcha President Vijaya Rahatkar on Sunday claimed that rape incidents were on the increase in Odisha but the state government had not taken steps to tackle increasing crime against women and children.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy rains continue in Himachal, rivers in spate
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) The southwest monsoon remained aggressive on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh with most of the areas experiencing heavy to extremely heavy rains, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways. All the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Demographically important chess nations in Asia need special attention: Arkady Dvorkovich
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, a serious contender for the FIDE-world chess body presidents post, said demographically important chess playing nations like India, China, Indonesia and Japan deserve FIDE's special attention for promoting chess.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Petrol rises to Rs 89.97 in Mumbai, diesel up again (Lead, correcting figure in Para 5)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As transport fuel prices continued their upward run across the metros, petrol was selling three paise short of the psychological Rs 90 per litre mark in Mumbai at Rs 89.97 on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rahul asks Modi, Jaitley to 'stop lying', reiterates Rafale JPC demand
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Dismissing Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's latest defence of the government over the choosing of an offset partner in the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asked him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "stop lying" and instead order for a JPC probe.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Pliskova ends Osaka's winning streak, claims Pan Pacific Open title
Tachikawa (Japan), Sep 23 (IANS) Former World No. 1 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic won an upset victory over Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-4, 6-4 to win the Pan Pacific Open title in Tokyo, putting an end to Osaka's 10-match winning streak.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Twitter analyses bug delivering user-interactions to wrong accounts
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is now mailing and checking facts with all the developers who may have been impacted by a bug in its "Account Activity Application Programming Interface" (AAAPI).
2018-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Empowerment is a gift you give yourself: Milind Soman at Pinkathon
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A team of visually challenged girls, hearing impaired girls, cancer 'sheroes', 'baby-wearing' mothers and senior citizens were among the participants at the sixth edition of Pinkathon here on Sunday. Actor and Pinkathon founder Milind Soman says ladies need to realise that a healthy nation and a healthy world begins with empowered women.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Health/Medicine
Club will not play La Liga game in US, says Real Madrid president
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said on Sunday that the club will not play a competitive regular-season La Liga match in the United States.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Odisha promotes sports tourism with men's hockey world cup
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) The Odisha government is leaving no stone unturned to project the state as a sports destination ahead of men's hockey World Cup to be held here in November and December.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
After SC rap, WhatsApp appoints Grievance Officer for India
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) After being pulled up by the Supreme Court for not appointing a Grievance Officer and complying with other laws of India, WhatsApp on Sunday appointed Komal Lahiri as the Grievance Officer for the country.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Himachal Governor, CM launch Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Governor Acharya Devvrat here on Sunday jointly launched the 'Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana' in the state.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Church acting against protesters in nun rape case: Official
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 23 (IANS) With the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal in the nun rape case, Church authorities have begun to take action against those who supported the 14-day protest by five nuns at Kochi in the matter, a Church official said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal speaks lie loudly, publicly: Shah
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "speaking lies boldly and publicly" and said that he is stalling the development work in the national capital.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Valladolid rallies for 3-3 draw against Celta Vigo in La Liga
Vigo (Spain), Sep 23 (IANS) Valladolid rallied from a two-goal deficit to secure a 3-3 away draw against Celta Vigo in La Liga action.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Modi violated secrecy oath in Rafale deal: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Intensifying its attack over the raging Rafale controversy, the Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating the oath of secrecy by revealing details of the new deal to an industrialist who subsequently became an offset partner instead of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
RK Studios comes alive with Ganpati Visarjan celebrations
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, along with his father Rishi Kapoor and uncles Randhir and Rajiv, kept to tradition and celebrated Ganpati Visarjan with full enthusiasm amidst a sea of fans at the iconic RK Studios, which has been put up for sale.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Asia Cup: Pakistan to bat against unchanged India
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against India in the Super Four tie of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Involve financial advisers, Delhi government tells officials
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi government has directed all administrative Secretaries to involve Integrated Financial Advisers (IFA) in all proposals related to different departments that have economic and financial implications, official sources said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Combining multiple CCTV images may help catch suspects
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Combining multiple poor quality CCTV images into a single, computer-enhanced composite could improve the accuracy of facial recognition systems used to identify criminal suspects, a new study has found.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
James puts Bayern on road to 2-0 victory over Schalke
Berlin, Sep 23 (IANS) The Colombian James Rodriguez scored the first goal for Bayern and provoked the penalty that led to the second, scored by Robert Lewandowski, in a 2-0 home stadium victory over Schalke that put the Bavarians on top of the Bundesliga.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Only talent fetches audience in long run, says casting director
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Even as a slew of Bollywood celebrities' children are ready to take the plunge into the world of showbiz, casting director Dinesh Sudarshan Soi says talent comes first as that's what matters in the long run.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shilpa Shetty faces racism at Sydney airport
Sydney, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Sunday alleged that she faced an unpleasant experience for being "brown" at the Sydney airport over her cabin luggage. Upset by an official who was curt, she says people's tone must not change with preference to colour.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tanzania ferry toll reaches 225
Dodoma, Sep 23 (IANS) The death toll in the Tanzania ferry capsize increased to 225 on Sunday with the recovery of seven more bodies, according to authorities.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Tanzania,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Katie Price checks into rehab
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) TV personality Katie Price has checked into rehab to get treated for her post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Fiorentina routs SPAL 3-0 in Serie A
Florence (Italy), Sep 23 (IANS) Fiorentina claimed its third win of the current Serie A season, defeating visiting SPAL 3-0 at Stadio Artemio Franchi here.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Ravana was born in Noida village: BJP MP Swamy
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) Ravana was born in Noida unlike late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's belief that the Lankan king was a Dravidian like him, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy said here on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Religion
Rupee's fall indicates rise in black money: Swamy
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee is falling because the currency is exiting the country in the form of black money, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Getafe's woes against Atletico Madrid continue in 2-0 loss
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Getafe's ineptitude against Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid continued with a 0-2 loss at home.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Real Madrid beat Espanyol 1-0
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) A goal by Marco Asensio shortly before half time, which was first disallowed by the referee and then conceded by the VAR, gave Real Madrid a narrow 1-0 win at Santiago Bernabeu stadium against Espanyol.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Toluca defeat Necaxa to sit at third place in Mexican Apertura
Toluca (Mexico), Sep 23 (IANS) The Diablos del Toluca defeated Necaxa 3-2 in a match of alternate dominance and jumped to third place in the classification of the 2018 Apertura tournament in Mexican football meet.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Indian team to visit China for football friendly
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As part of their preparation for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, India will play an international football friendly against China on October 13, it was announced on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Cruz Azul defeats Atlas, secures lead in Mexico's Apertura meet
Mexico City, Sep 23 (IANS) Cruz Azul, coached by Portuguese Pedro Caixinha, went back to its winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Atlas to secure its leadership position in the Apertura 2018 football tournament here.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Congress has done politics over poverty: Modi
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Congress had done politics for decades in the name of poverty eradication.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra (Third Lead)
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) A ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator of his party were shot dead on Sunday by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JeM commander killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) A top commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) terror outfit was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama District, polce said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
2 civilians inadvertently cross LoC into Pakistan
Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) Two civilians are believed to have inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and entered the Pakistan controlled side, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64 (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, niece of the legendary Guru Dutt and acclaimed for making women-oriented films like "Rudaali", "Ek Pal, "Daman" and "Chingaari", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure at the age of 64.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Petrol price rises to Rs 89.97 in Mumbai
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As transport fuel prices continued their upward run across metros, petrol was selling Rs 89.97 a litre in Mumbai on Sunday, just 3 paise short of Rs 90.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rahul Gandhi to visit to MP on Sep 27 & 28
Bhopal, Sep 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi will visit Madhya Pradesh on September 27 and 28.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Rahul speaking Pakistan's language to target Modi: Law Minister
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday attacked Rahul Gandhi saying that the Congress President and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan were using the same language to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the controversial Rafale jet deal.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
India launches world's largest state-run healthcare programme
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the 'Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)' here, hailing it as the "worlds biggest state-run healthcare scheme".
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Three held in Tripura, arms and ammunition seized
Agartala, Sep 23 (IANS) Three youths were arrested and two firearms and ammunition were seized from them on Sunday in southern Tripura's Sabroom, a town along the India-Bangladesh border, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) A ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator of his party were shot dead on Sunday by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gunmen abduct civilian in J&K's Sopore
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) A civilian was abducted by unidentified gunmen in north Kashmir's Sopore area, police said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kriti Kharbanda shares screen space with Ranveer Singh
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Kriti Kharbanda, who was seen on the big screen in "Yamla Pagla Deewana : Phir Se", will now share the frame with actor Ranveer Singh -- but for an ad commercial.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New robot may help in harvesting crops
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Researchers have developed an advanced sweet pepper harvesting robot that is designed to operate in a single stem row cropping system, with non-clustered fruits and little leaf occlusion.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Himachali tribal women fight patriarchy for their inheritance rights (Social Feature)
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Even as triple talaq or instant divorce has caught the nation's attention, things are still unfair for tribal women of Himachal Pradesh. Nestled in the remote and inaccessible terrain of the Himalayan state are women who inherit only trouble instead of assets after the death of their parents and even husbands.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Andhra MLA, ex-leader shot dead by Maoists
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) Maoists on Sunday shot dead a ruling TDP MLA and a former party leader in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Railways to install latest signalling system on Mathura-Vadodara route
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Rescinding its earlier decision, the Railways will now push for only an 850 km section between Mathura and Vadodara to be equipped with a modern signalling system at an estimated cost of about Rs 2,000 crore.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Maoists gun down Andhra MLA
Visakhapatnam, Sep 23 (IANS) Maoists on Sunday gunned down a ruling TDP MLA in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
India launches world's largest state-run healthcare programme
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the 'Ayushman Bharat -Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)' here deemed as the "worlds largest government funded healthcare programme", targeting more than 50 crore beneficiaries.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
More global summits in line to bring surge of climate actions
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Just over a week after commitments by investors, business communities and governments to step up actions at the Global Climate Action Summit, another two global dialogues both in New York next week, were the line to push actions towards bolder solutions to tackle climate change, experts said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, India,National,Environment/Wildlife
Danniella Westbrook battling womb cancer
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer. She says she is scared of dying.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi hospital treats Iraqi girl with rare spinal disease
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A 19-year-old Iraqi girl has been given a new lease of life after a team of doctors from the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital here successfully treated her for a rare spinal disease.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Music labels tend to interfere in creative content: Nikhita Gandhi
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) With a series of songs in recently released films like "Manmarziyaan", "Mitron", "Stree", "Sanju" and "Beyond the Clouds", Bollywood playback singer Nikhita Gandhi is on a roll. She believes that while Bollywood music is becoming diverse for new talent, indie music is still a tough place to survive for newcomers.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yami's dad took time to accept her short hair look
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Yami Gautam, who had to chop her hair for upcoming film "Uri", says her father took some time to accept her new look as she had long and thick hair earlier.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Heavy rains halt traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway
Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was halted on Sunday due to heavy rains.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rupee movement, F&O expiry to drive equity market next week (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The domestic equity market's movement in the coming week will be driven by the rupee's movementas well as futures and options expiry, besides the message from the Finance Minister's meeting with the heads of public sector banks (PSBs).
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Law catching up with Akhilesh-Mayawati as they ready for alliance (News Analysis)
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj party (BSP) supremo Mayawati -- sworn enemies till not long ago -- are making all efforts to stitch up a united force in Uttar Pradesh against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 2019 general elections, the law seems to be catching up with both of them.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ganesh procession underway in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession was underway here on Sunday amid tight security.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Kejriwal urges rent-free land, houses for Mohalla Clinics
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the people living in the national capital to provide rent-free land or houses to the Delhi government for setting-up of the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Louis Tomlinson in tears on 'X Factor'
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Louis Tomlinson was moved to tears on "X Factor" after a contestant gave a powerful audition in tribute to his late mother.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Comcast bags Sky for $40 billion, outbids Disney, Fox
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Cable giant Comcast outbid 21st Century Fox and the Walt Disney Co. for Sky Television by offering nearly $40 billion for the satellite-TV service that boasts 23 million customers in five European countries.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Zendaya open to 'Little Mermaid' live action film
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Zendaya says she would be open to feature in a "Little Mermaid" live action film.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Police 'frustrated' dealing social media rows rather than burglaries
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Police now spend too much of their time dealing with social media bust-ups -- such as Facebook and Twitter -- rather than tackling more serious crimes like burglary, a top cop has claimed.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Cheaper Pakistani imports, high tax at home hurt Indian cement industry'
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Cheaper cement imports from Pakistan are hurting the domestic industry, which is already reeling under the impact of low demand and high GST, cement producers in Punjab and Kerala claim.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
8 of 10 people unaware of having cancer risk genes
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Due to the absence of routine screening, more than 80 per cent of people are unaware of their genetic risk for cancers of the breast, ovarian, prostate and pancreas, a study of over 50,000 people has shown.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Jokers: Make merry with bold cocktails, scrumptious appetizers (Foodie Trail - Noida)
Noida, Sep 23 (IANS) Just like old times, when jokers or jesters would perform to entertain royalty, Jokers -- an attractive lounge with a quirky set-up -- promises to delight its patrons by offering a "royal dining" experience. But does it live up to its theme? Lets find out.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Art/Culture/Books,Features,IANS Life
Theroux calls split with Aniston 'gentle separation'
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Justin Theroux has opened about his separation with actress and former wife Jennifer Aniston, saying theres no bad blood between them.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, niece of the legendary Guru Dutt and acclaimed for making women-oriented films like "Rudaali", "Ek Pal, "Daman" and "Chingaari", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure, said her spokesperson. She was 64.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Jaitley questions Hollande's claims, says erroneous to suggest partnership in Rafale deal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The slugfest over the Rafale deal continued on Sunday with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley citing conflicting media reports on Francois Hollande's claims regarding a private firm becoming an as offset partner in the jet deal at the instance of Modi government and asserting that there was "no partnership as suggested by the former French President".
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Matka Man: From London to Delhi on a thirst-quenching mission (IANS Special Series)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) On a scorching summer day, the likes of which are plentiful in Delhi, what one needs most is a glass of water to quench one's thirst, more so for those who toil in the unbearable heat to earn their livelihoods. The hundreds of civic workers, rickshaw pullers, street vendors and road sweepers cannot afford to buy water several times a day from vending kiosks. To their rescue come the "matkas", or traditional earthen pitchers, installed at different parts of the city which seem to get magically filled up with water every single day.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Special Series,Features,Human Interest/Society
2 main accused in Rewari gang-rape arrested
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) The Haryana Police's Special Investigating Team (SIT) on Sunday arrested the two main accused in the Rewari gang-rape case.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan opposition holds government responsible for India debacle
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan's two major opposition parties have held the present government responsible for the latest diplomatic debacle following New Delhi's refusal to hold a meeting between the two foreign ministers in New York.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Jimmy Sheirgill to debut on TV with reality show
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Jimmy Sheirgill is making his debut on the small screen as the host of a reality show "Castrol Garage Guru - The Super Mechanic Show". Lauding the evolution of television, he says he would love to do something in the fiction space as well.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Grooming rural youth in Cloud must for inclusive innovation in India: AWS (Tech Trend)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Amid a talented pool of tech entrepreneurs and start-ups in India live millions of women and under-represented communities, chasing opportunities to enter the new digital world, and the onus is right on the tech giants to skill them and bridge the digital divide, says a top Amazon Web Services (AWS) executive.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Alisha Khan hopes to share frame with Mahesh Bhatt
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Alisha Khan, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film "The Dark Side of Life: Mumbai City", says she hopes to share screen space with filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt in her next project.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google brings audio streaming, download quality controls to YouTube Music
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Google is now rolling out audio streaming and download quality controls for YouTube Music on the Android operating system (OS), the media reported.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tobacco display bans effective in reducing smoking in children
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17 per cent, claimed a new research.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Channing Tatum ready to get back to work
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Channing Tatum, who has not been doing films for a long time following his split with actress Jenna Dewan, is keen on getting back to work.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nun rape: Bishop brought to convent where abuse took place
Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 23 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been arrested for raping a nun and presently in police custody after his bail plea was turned down, was brought to a convent near here on Sunday where the assault took place.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Voting underway in controversial Maldives presidential election
Male, Sep 23 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday in a heavily-criticised presidential election in the Maldives that has been gripped by political upheaval .
2018-09-23
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Of love, longing and reunion: A fable of our times (Book Review)
Book: The Rabbit & The Squirrel; Author: Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 66; Price: Rs 399
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
British 'pharmacist who joined IS' detained in Syria
Damascus, Sep 23 (IANS) A British man who was a pharmacist, has been detained in Syria on suspicion of being a member of the Islamic State (IS) terror group.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Terrorism
Actor-turned-MLA Karunas arrested in Chennai
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor-turned-MLA Karunas was arrested here on Sunday for his alleged derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and a city police official.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Difficult to make good, dignified horror film: Urmila Matondkar
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Urmila Matondkar, who has worked in horror films like "Bhoot" and "Kaun", has said that it is really difficult to a make good, dignified and technically horror film.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, noted for films like "Rudaali", "Darmiyaan" and "Daman", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure, said her spokesperson. She was 64.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dutch firm to invest Rs 250 cr in Kerala's Technopark
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) Dutch firm Flytxt, which specialises in Artificial Intelligence (AI), data analytics and marketing automation, has announced expanding its R&D facility at the Technopark campus here by further investing Rs 250 crore.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Manali-Leh highway closed after snowfall
Manali, Sep 23 (IANS) The highway that connects this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir has been closed for traffic owing to heavy snow, officials said on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The national capital witnessed a cloudy Sunday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 25 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, noted for films like "Rudaali" and "Daman", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure, said her spokesperson.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US proposes blocking visas for those using public benefits
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration has revealed a plan to block visas and green cards for immigrants to come to or stay in the the country if they or their family use certain public benefits.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Militant killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) A militant was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pinarayi Vijayan returns from US after treatment
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan arrived here on Sunday
2018-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Centuries-old shipwreck found off Portugal's coast
Lisbon, Sep 23 (IANS) Archeologists have found a centuries-old shipwreck off Portugal's coast near Lisbon, authorities said.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Portugal,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to speak to US Senate Committee
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) A woman who has accused US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a past sexual assault, accepted a request to speak to a Senate Committee next week about the alleged incident, her lawyers said on Saturday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan successfully lands robot rovers on asteroid's surface
Tokyo, Sep 23 (IANS) The Japanese space agency said that it has made history by successfully landing two unmanned rovers on an asteroid.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Japan,Science/Tech
16 killed in Pakistan anti-terror operation
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has announced that nine militants and seven soldiers were killed in an anti-terror operation carried out in North Waziristan district bordering Afghanistan.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pakistan issues flood alert as heavy rains expected
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Met Department has issued a flood alert as heavy rains and thundershowers with gusty winds were expected in Punjab province on Sunday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
10th GRIHA summit to focus on green, liveable housing
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Fostering robust partnerships and seeking a collective and collaborative approach towards green, accessible, functional and liveable housing will be what experts from GRIHA Council and UNSW Sydneys School of Built Environment will focus on at the 10th Griha Summit being held here December 10-12.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sehban can't survive without hitting the gym
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Sehban Azim doesn't think he can survive a day without sweating it out in a gym.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Murray to end his season after China Open
London, Sep 23 (IANS) British tennis star Andy Murray has said that he plans to wrap up his season after taking part in two upcoming hard-court tournaments, Shenzhen Open and China Open.
2018-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Taissa Farmiga's horror tale
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Taissa Farmiga says she gets scared easily, and that helps her portray roles in horror films.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran holds US, allies accountable for terror attack
Tehran, Sep 23 (IANS) Top Iranian officials have said the US and its regional allies are responsible for the terror attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Sikandar's happy to get chance to try different things
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Sikandar Kher has three films in his kitty and he is simply happy to be able to do different things.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Wardrobe staples for women over 50
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Go for a minimalist wardrobe with classic clothing to give you an array of looks, while maintaining your comfort factor, say experts.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
EU condemns violence in Libya's capital
Tripoli, Sep 23 (IANS) The European Union delegation to Libya and the EU Heads of Mission to Libya on Saturday condemned the continued violence in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Bieber, Hailey Baldwin share steamy kiss
Rome, Sep 23 (IANS) Engaged star couple Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin shared a steamy kiss on a luxury yacht in Italy.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shoes that every girl must have
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) When it comes to shoes, there are endless designs, styles, and possibilities. But these five types of shoes should be owned by every fashionable girl, say experts.
2018-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Iran: Putin
Moscow, Sep 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, over a deadly terrorist attack and reaffirmed readiness to intensify counter-terror cooperation, the Kremlin said on Saturday.
2018-09-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
BJP MLA Manvendra Singh quits party, says 'Kamal Ka Phool, Badi Bhool'
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Union minister Jaswant Singh's son and BJP MLA from Sheo constituency in Rajasthan, Manvendra Singh, on Saturday announced his decision to severe ties with the party.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Kejriwal for special session of Parliament to discuss Rafale
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call a special session of Parliament to discuss the Rafale deal. The Aam Aadmi Party and also demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the deal.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Demand for Khasi language in Eight Schedule
Shillong, Sep 22 (IANS) Indigenous Khasi men and women, mostly students, on Saturday took out a rally in this mountainous state capital of Meghalaya demanding inclusion of the Khasi language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Former Nagaland Deputy Speaker Longkmer dies in Delhi
New Delhi/Kohima, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Nagaland Assembly Deputy Speaker and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party legislator, Imtikumzuk Longkumer, died at a private hospital in Delhi on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Infosys to design new forms for filing GST returns
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has directed its software vendor Infosys to design new forms for filing returns by traders, said its Group of Ministers (GoM) Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Naveen dismisses corruption charges by Modi
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday dismissed the corruption allegations levelled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Is Congress forming international mahagathbandhan against Modi, asks Shah
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi accusing him of speaking on the lines of Pakistan and asked the Congress President whether he was trying to forge an international alliance in the name of "Modi Hatao".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bus conductor held for killing driver over petty issue
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The conductor of a school bus was on Saturday caught by a police officer while killing the vehicle's driver for not returning his mobile phone.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RSS undermining institutions, trying to take over education system: Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the BJP and the RSS of undermining the institutions like the Supreme Court, Election Commission and said that it was trying to take over the education system.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Parma tops Cagliari 2-0 in Serie A
Parma (Italy), Sep 22 (IANS) Newly-promoted Parma won 2-0 over visiting Cagliari in Saturday's Serie A match held at Stadio Ennio Tardini, collecting its second win this season.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Tigres UANL, Monterrey to face off in key Mexican-league rivalry game
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 22 (IANS) Tigres UANL will square off on Sunday against crosstown arch-rival Monterrey in Matchday 10 of 17 action in the Mexican league's Apertura championship, a contest with clear playoff implications.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Klizan stuns Wawrinka to reach St. Petersburg final
St. Petersburg, Sep 22 (IANS) Slovakia's Martin Klizan on Saturday upset former World No. 3, wild card Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 to earn a place in the St. Petersburg Open final.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Jorge Lorenzo wins pole position for 2018 Aragon MotoGp
Teruel (Spain), Sep 22 (IANS) Spanish motorcyclist Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati) won the pole position for the 2018 Aragon MotoGp, his fourth this season, being the fastest in Saturday's second qualifying round held at MotorLand Aragon circuit.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Army chief for stern action against Pakistan
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Saturday called for avenging Pakistan Army and terrorists' brutalities on Indian soldiers, saying it is time to give it back to them in the same coin, "not by resorting to similar kind of barbarism, but in a manner that the other side must also feel the same pain."
2018-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Woman, differently-abled daughter found dead in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and her 40-year-old differently-abled daughter were found dead under mysterious circumstances at their home here on Saturday, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi's Jagatpur flyover now open for public
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi PWD Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday inaugurated the Jagatpur flyover in north Delhi which will ensure smooth traffic movement to and from the outer Ring Road (NH-1).
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Track Asia Cup 2018: India heads towards champion title on Day 2
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The second day of the Track Asia Cup 2018 witnessed exuberant performances at the Velodrome, with the finals of eight events taking place on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sports Flashes bags rights for live audio broadcast of EPL
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian fans can now keep themselves updated of the latest from English Premier League (EPL) football season by using the services of Sports Flashes, which has launched their live updates service on Amazon's Alexa.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Servant steals Rs 70 lakh, co-accused held
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A 37-year-old man has been arrested for his involvement in a Rs 70 lakh theft case that was executed by his friend, who worked as the complainant's servant, police said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
BJP calls for Bengal shutdown over killing of two youths
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday called for a 12-hour shutdown in West Bengal on September 26 to protest against the alleged killing of two youths in a clash between the agitating students and police in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Uganda beats South Africa 44-43 to win World University Netball C'ship
Kampala (Uganda), Sep 22 (IANS) Uganda were crowned the 2018 FISU World University netball champions after beating South Africa 44-43 in the final.
2018-09-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Other Sports
Graft case: Egypt court rejects Mubarak's appeal for reconciliation
Cairo, Sep 22 (IANS) An Egyptian court declined on Saturday an appeal for reconciliation submitted by ousted former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons in a corruption case, according to the official MENA news agency.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
A.K. Chaudhary is new SAIL Chairman
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Anil Kumar Chaudhary on Saturday took over as Chairman of state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), the company said in a BSE filing.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Structural development, promoting local talent necessary in Indian football: Cahill
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Australian football legend Tim Cahill, who is also Jamshedpur FC's marquee signing for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season on Saturday claimed Indian football to be in a "good place" but stressed on the importance to further develop the structure and bring up local talent.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,ISL
Yuva Khel Samiti crowned champions of Dabang Delhi Inter-Zonal c'ship
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) Yuva Khel Samiti from Gurugram zone emerged champions of Red Bull Tashan Dabang Delhi Inter-Zonal Championship here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Alaves thrash shorthanded Vallecano 5-1
Madrid, Sep 22 (IANS) Alaves on Saturday routed a 10-man Rayo Vallecano 5-1 in La Liga action to extend its winning streak to three matches.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
China fend off Latvia in FIBA Women's World Cup opener
Tenerife (Spain), Sep 22 (IANS) The Chinese women's basketball team started their FIBA World Cup campaign with a 64-61 victory over Latvia in the tournament's opener here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi BJP pledges to work for winning all 7 LS seats in 2019
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi BJP in its two-day executive meeting on Saturday pledged to work for winning all seven Lok Sabha seats in 2019 and also condemned the "misuse" of the Supreme Court order on sealing.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rotations for Barca ahead of busy week in La Liga
Madrid, Sep 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona look to maintain their 100 per cent record at the start of the season when they play Girona in a Catalan derby in the Camp Nou Stadium on Sunday evening.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Dubai Group to set up base at JNPT-SEZ, Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) In a boost to the port-led industrialization policy, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust-Special Economic Zone (JNPT-SEZ) has leased a 44-acre plot to Hindustan Infralog Pvt. Ltd., the Indian arm of Dubai-based DP World, for Rs 566.3 crore, an official said here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Asia Cup: Hasan, Rashid, Afghan penalised for misconduct
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali, and Afghanistans duo of skipper Asghar Afghan and leg-spinner Rashid Khan have all been fined 15 percent of their match fees for breaching Level 1 of the ICC code of conduct in separate incidents during their Super-Four match in the Asia Cup in Abu Dhabi.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Formalin-in-fish controversy re-erupts in Goa
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle between the Congress and the ruling BJP-led coalition government in Goa, the formalin-in-fish controversy raised its head again on Saturday, after Congress leaders, armed with testing kits, visited a popular fish market in South Goa and claimed that the fish sold there was still being contaminated with formalin.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Congress heads for landslide victory in Zila Parishad polls
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) The ruling Congress in Punjab on Saturday won the most seats in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections and headed for a landslide victory as counting was underway. The main opposition AAP in the state assembly faced a humiliating defeat.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Weak rupee, credit crisis worries drag equity market down 3% over week (Market Review) (Lead, with Correction in Para 15)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Persistent depreciation in the Indian rupee and high crude oil prices coupled with concerns over credit crisis dragged the key equity indices three per cent lower on a weekly basis during September 17-21.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rahul calls Modi 'thief' in political war over Rafale; BJP hits back (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A political war broke out on Saturday with Congress President Rahul Gandhi terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "thief" and "corrupt" in the Rafale deal as the BJP hit back saying the Gandhi family is out on bail and is the "source of all corruption in the country".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Wilderness Menu tempts where movies once played (Foodie Trail-Delhi) (Lead, correcting paras 2 & 9)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's where "The Jungle Book" once played to packed houses. Thus, it's only appropriate the cavernous lower ground floor of what was once the Chanakya cinema and which is today home to a fine diner offering a staggering 17 different cuisines should be serving a rustic Wilderness Menu set against a video wall that magically transports you to a land where the tiger is truly the king of the jungle.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Congress rejects Prasad's claims that Dassault signed a contract with Mukesh Ambani
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday refuted the claims of Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that French firm Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale jets, had signed a contract with Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited in 2012 to execute the offset contract and described it as "totally false".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
TSL inks pact with Usha Martin to acquire its steel business
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Tata Steel Limited (TSL) on Saturday said it has executed definitive agreements for acquisition of the steel business of debt-ridden Usha Martin for a cash consideration between Rs 4,300-4,700 crore.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Assam police to make database on youth working outside: DGP
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia on Saturday said the state police is going to make a database of the youth who had been working outside to monitor their activities.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Infosys to design new forms for filing GST returns
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has directed its software vendor Infosys to design new forms for filing returns by traders, said its Group of Ministers Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Drugs worth Rs 25 cr seized in Delhi, 3 foreigners held
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi police have busted an international drug cartel and arrested three foreign nationals from capital's Saket area. Heroin worth Rs 25 crore has been seized from the accused, police said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sumitra bats for Modi's one nation, one election plan
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday favoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concept of simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the country, saying time and again the election code of conduct hampers development.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Weak rupee, credit crisis worries drag equity market down 3% over week (Market Review)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Persistent depreciation in the Indian rupee and high crude oil prices coupled with concerns over credit crisis dragged the key equity indices three per cent lower on a weekly basis during September 17-21.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
TSL inks pact with Usha Martin to acquire its steel business
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Tata Steel Limited (TSL) on Saturday said it has executed definitive agreements for acquisition of the steel business of debt-ridden Usha Martin through a slump sale on a going concern basis for a cash consideration between Rs 4,300-4,700 crore.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Protests over Putin's plans to hike retirement age
Moscow, Sep 22 (IANS) Members and supporters of Russia's Communist Party took to the streets of the capital on Saturday to protest unpopular pension reforms planned by President Vladimir Putin.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Survivor found 2 days after Tanzania ferry capsize, toll hits 170
Dar Es Salaam, Sep 22 (IANS) Rescuers working to retrieve bodies from a ferry that sank in Lake Victoria in Tanzania found a survivor on Saturday, two days after the tragedy took place, although the death toll rose to 170.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lack of hygiene among contact lens wearers may cause infection
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Owing to poor hygiene, contact lens wearers in the UK are more at risk of developing a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, researchers have warned.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Law Minister attacks Rahul for levelling allegations against Modi
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for his "thief" jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said "irresponsible, shameless and baseless" remarks were being made by a family which is out on bail in the National Herald case and is the source of all corruption in the country.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Afghan officials ready to meet Taliban in Moscow: Report
Moscow/Kabul, Sep 22 (IANS) Afghanistan's government officials have expressed readiness to meet Taliban's representatives in a meeting hosted by Russia in its capital, the media reported.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Vatican, China sign deal over bishops, allowing Pope a veto
Rome/Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) The Vatican and the Chinese government signed an agreement on Saturday on the appointment of bishops in China, ending a decades-long struggle over who chooses the leaders of Catholicism in the world's most populous country, but leaving major tensions in their relationship unresolved.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Religion,Diplomacy
Cyrus Sahukar looks forward to 'Elovator Pitch'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor-TV presenter Cyrus Sahukar is excited to host "Elovator Pitch", and calls it a fun show with a fresh concept.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Wilderness Menu tempts where movies once played (Foodie Trail-Delhi)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's where "The Jungle Book" once played to packed houses. Thus, it's only appropriate the cavernous lower ground floor of what was once the Chanakya cinema and which is today home to a fine diner offering a staggering 17 different cuisines should be serving a rustic Wilderness Menu set against a video wall that magically transports you to a land where the tiger is truly the king of the jungle.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
Tanzania ferry accident toll reaches 156
Dar Es Salaam, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 156 people have died in Tanzania's ferry accident that took place earlier this week, officials said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shuttler Lee Chong Wei "recovering well" from early stage cancer
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 22 (IANS) Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei has been diagnosed with early stage nose cancer and is "recovering well" after seeking treatment, the country's badminton association said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports
Delhi hospital treats woman with rare eye deformity
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Doctors have given here a new lease of life to a woman who had been suffering from a rare eye deformity since birth.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Things looking 'positive' for ATK's Lyngdoh after last season's injury
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian star midfielder and ATK player Eugeneson Lyngdoh who was out for the most part of last seasons Indian Super League (ISL) due to a knee injury, on Saturday said the prospect of his return in the coming season is "looking positive".
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,ISL
Congress in Punjab leads in Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti polls
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) The ruling Congress in Punjab has won the most seats in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections as counting was underway on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Surgical Strike Day' celebrations will create 'jingoistic atmosphere': CPI-M
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The CPI-M on Saturday requested the UGC to withdraw its circular asking universities to celebrate September 29 as the "Surgical Strike Day", saying it will create a "jingoistic atmosphere" in the country.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Ahamed leads 1-2 finish for TVS Racing in INMRC
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Rising racer K.Y. Ahamed scored a sensational last-lap victory in the premier Super Sport Indian 165cc class to lead a 1-2 finish for TVS Racing in the fourth round of the MRF MMSC fmsci Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) at the Madras Motor Racing Track here on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Indian government had no say in choice of private partner in Rafale deal: Defence Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Defence Ministry on Saturday said the Indian government had no role in the selection of an Indian private firm as the offset partner of the French firm Dassault Aviation as it was a commercial decision of the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) which was taken as early as 2012 when the UPA was in power.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
RTI corrects data for women enrolled, benefited under maternity scheme in UP
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Women and Child Development Ministry in an RTI reply to IANS has corrected the figures for women enrolled and benefited under the maternity scheme Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) in Uttar Pradesh stating that the previous RTI "contained certain errors inadvertently."
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Asia Cup: Confident India look to continue dominance over Pakistan (Preview)
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Beaming with confidence after successive lop-sided wins over Pakistan and Bangladesh, a confident India will once again aim to brush aside the Green Brigade when the two sides clash in a Super Four tie of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
US envoy visits Western Naval Command HQ
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster, along with US Consul-General in Mumbai Edgard D. Kagan and other officials visited the Western Naval Command Headquarters, here on Saturday, an official spokesperson said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
Fascinated by Kohli's success story: Tim Cahill
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Australian football legend Tim Cahill, the marquee signing for Jamshedpur FC in the upcoming season of the Indian Super League (ISL), on Saturday praised Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli for his achievements both on and off the pitch and said he is more fascinated by the background story of his success.
2018-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Football,ISL
Opposition allegations on Rafale deal false: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday dismissed the opposition allegations over the Rafale deal saying they were "false".
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul says Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a "thief" in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the agreement to purchase 36 fighter jets from France.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ekta Kapoor thankful to original team of 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor is excited to begin another chapter of love saga "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" on the small screen, but says she will always cherish the contribution of the team behind the first part.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Modi attacks Congress, says every rupee now reaching desired end
Janjgir Champa (Chhattisgarh), Sep 22 (IANS) Attacking the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said unlike earlier times, there is no corruption in his government and every rupee meant for development is reaching the desired end.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Telangana,National,Politics
Ayushmann's 'warrior princess' detected with pre-invasive breast cancer
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap revealed on Saturday that she was detected with pre-invasive breast cancer.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Auditioning is best process to bag a role: Radhika
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) TV actress Radhika Madan, who is making her debut in Bollywood with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwajs "Pataakha", says she had auditioned to bag the role and believes that is the most professional way for any performer to understand his or her capability.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Tech giants must spend real money on media literacy in India'
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) To ensure smartphones remain a force for good, device makers need to spend some "real money" on media literacy in India so that people can take full advantage of the new technologies and learn to distinguish what messages to believe and what not, says the author of a new book on how the smartphone is changing the country.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Goa BJP slips into 'Congress mode'; indecision continues over Parrikar replacement (News Analysis)
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Indecision, a signature trait of the Congress party in Goa over the last few decades, appears to have rubbed off on Goa BJP now, as the party appears to be struggling to find an alternative to ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently fighting a battle against advanced pancreatic cancer in Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
2018-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
In UP, socialist Shivpal tries to create space for his new outfit
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Eager to expand his newly formed political outfit, the Samajwadi Secular Morcha (SSM), former UP minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Saturday called on socialist ideologue Bhagwati Singh and "sought his blessings", a party spokesman said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
6 incredible facts you won't believe are true about diamonds
The diamonds splendor has been appreciated for centuries. World-famous diamonds such as the Great Mughal, Kohinoor, Regent, Florentine, Darya-i-Noor, Pigott, Tavernier, and Nassak were produced in India. More than the aesthetic and appealing value, diamonds worn in ancient times were believed to promote strength, invincibility and courage.
2018-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Osaka reaches Pan Pacific Open final at Giorgi's expense
Tachikawa (Japan), Sep 22 (IANS) Japan's tennis star Naomi Osaka, No. 3 seed, reached the Toray Pan Pacific Open final for the second time in her career after defeating Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Case filed against Salman Khan, 'Love Yatri' team in Bihar
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) A case has been lodged against Bollywood actor-producer Salman Khan and others associated with his upcoming home production "Love Yatri", which was earlier titled "Loveratri", in Bihars Muzaffarpur district following the order of the local court, police said on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Book on Kashmiri crafts launched
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A book charting the history of Kashmiri crafts and detailing its myriad aspects has been launched by Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development Maneka Gandhi and politician Karan Singh.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
24 killed as gunmen open fire on Iranian military parade
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 24 people, including civilians were killed and over 50 injured when gunmen disguised as soldiers opened fire on an elite military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Petrol prices continue to rise; Rs 89.80 in Mumbai
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Petrol prices continued the upward movement across the metro cities on Saturday with the cost inching closer to the Rs 90-per-litre mark in Mumbai.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gunfight breaks out near LoC in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) A gunfight started on Saturday near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Insulin can help treat chronic bowel inflammation
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Insulin, which plays a key role in managing blood sugar, also has potential against colitis -- a chronic bowel inflammation, finds a study.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Milind Soman reason behind Rohit Roy's addiction (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Rohit Roy says supermodel-actor-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman is the reason behind his addiction to riding.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I only told my diary: Judd on being raped
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Ashley Judd says when she was raped at 15, she only told her diary.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Kylie Jenner gets pulled over by police
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kylie Jenner got pulled over by police officials here while celebrating best friend Jordyn Woods' birthday.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rahul says Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Ratcheting up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a "thief" in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the issue.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neil Nitin Mukesh names daughter Nurvi
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh on Saturday took to Twitter to reveal the name of his daughter.
2018-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Zoe Kazan, Paul Dano welcomed daughter in August
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Zoe Kazan and actor-filmmaker Paul Dano, who live in Brooklyn, reportedly became parents to a girl in August.
2018-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood

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