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Punjab okays paddy procurement arrangements
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) With the state expected to produce 191 lakh metric tons of paddy, the Punjab Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, on Friday approved the Punjab Custom Milling Policy for Kharif 2021-22 for the conversion of paddy procured by state procurement agencies into custom milled rice and its delivery into the Central pool.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
PM Modi biopic starring Vivek Oberoi to be released on OTT
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) The biopic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, starring Vivek Anand Oberoi, titled 'PM Narendra Modi', is going to get a digital release.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Building 'Naya J&K': Train to Kashmir not far away
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, who recently visited J&K, announced that the train would reach Kashmir by 2024. He also assured that Jammu-Poonch railway link would be completed after addressing viability issues of the area.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I am looking to take it match by match this season: DC's Nortje
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi Capitals fast bowler Anrich Nortje said on Friday that he will be looking to take it match by match in the second half of the IPL 2021 in the UAE starting from September 19. Nortje, who came from Sri Lanka after playing for South Africa in the recent white-ball tour, picked up 22 wickets in 16 matches for Delhi in IPL 2020 and was instrumental in helping the side reach the final of the tournament.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Galaxy S22 Ultra to support 45W fast charging: Report
Seoul, Sep 17 (IANS) Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship Galaxy S22 as well as S22+, and now a new report has claimed that the S22 Ultra will come with 45W fast charging support.
2021-09-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'Personal vendetta under PIL cloak': Asthana on challenge to his appointment
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana has told the Delhi High Court that the PIL challenging his appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner is either "personal vendetta" or a "proxy war under the cloak of public interest litigation".
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
MNM chief Kamal Haasan to campaign extensively for rural local body polls
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan will campaign extensively for his party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) candidates in the ensuing rural local body elections to be held in nine districts of Tamil Nadu.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Telangana HC orders judicial probe into death of rape-murder accused
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Friday ordered a judicial inquiry into the death of the accused in rape and murder of a six-year-old girl.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Adopt natural farming, keep Himachal free from chemical fertilizers: Kovind
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) Urging the farmers to adopt natural farming and keep the land free from chemical fertilizers, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the country is proud of the development story written by Himachal Pradesh in the past 50 years.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Now Bihar farmer turns 'crorepati' with Rs 52cr in a/c
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) Crores of rupees keep pouring into individual bank accounts of people in Bihar these days. The latest incident is from Singari village in Muzaffarpur district. Ram Bahadur Shah, an elderly farmer has received Rs 52 crore in his bank account.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
Rashmi Agdekar says 'The Interns 2' is close to her heart
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) 'Rasbhari' actress Rashmi Agdekar will be seen in the upcoming web series 'The Interns 2' on September 24.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
England's tour of Pakistan next month in doubt now: reports
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) England's tour of Pakistan next month was thrown into doubt on Friday after New Zealand abandoned their international series there on security grounds.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
After ED, CBI, now IT 'searches' Anil Deshmukh's Nagpur properties
Nagpur, Sep 17 (IANS) After the Enforcement Directorate and the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Income Tax Department on Friday was "searching" premises linked with former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in Nagpur and other places for alleged tax irregularities.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SC allows Kerala govt to conduct offline exams for Class 11
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday expressed satisfaction over the steps being taken by the Kerala government to ensure that no untoward situation is faced by students and approved its decision to conduct offline exam for Class 11.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bihar DM lodges criminal complaint against wife, mother in law
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) The District Magistrate in Sheohar district in north Bihar on Friday filed a criminal complaint against his wife and mother-in-law.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab frames rules to extend legal framework to MSMEs
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Punjab have got a major impetus with the state Cabinet approving rules to provide a well-formulated legal framework for their operations, with effective mechanism to mitigate the problem of delayed payments to such enterprises.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ajay Devgn to Anand Mahindra: Was great shooting truck stunt commercial
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Ajay Devgn, who recreated his iconic 'Phool Aur Kaante' split stunt for an ad using trucks, has thanked Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra and said that it was great shooting the commercial.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP attacks Mamata over rising cases of 'mystery' fever among kids
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Amid rising paediatric cases of a 'mystery' fever that has taken six lives so far, the West Bengal Health Department has decided to send an expert committee to North Bengal on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sehaj, Sushmita win titles in AITA Champions Series 7
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Sehaj Singh and Sushmita Ravi emerged champions in the Boys' and Girls' singles category respectively of the AITA Champions Series 7 Under-14 tennis tournament held under the aegis of KSLTA. In the finals played here on Monday, Sehaj outplayed Leethaesh S 6-2, 6-3 while Sushmitha halted the run of giant-killer Kashvi Sunil 6-3, 6-3 to wrest the title.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
R.N. Ravi to be sworn in Tamil Nadu Governor on Saturday
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Ravindra Narayan Ravi, who was transferred to Nagaland to Tamil Nadu as Governor, will be sworn in as the southern state's 26th Governor on Saturday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Indian cricketers could take part in upcoming Women's Big Bash League
Mackay, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian cricketers could take part in this year's Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) despite no current player having signed up for the league yet. The Indian team is currently in Mackay, preparing for the multi-format series against Australia with the first ODI from September 21. Previously, opener Shafali Verma and left-arm spinner Radha Yadav were strongly linked to have signed up with Sydney Sixers but nothing happened.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Periyar sowed seeds of social justice in TN, says Stalin
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday credited Dravida leader E.V. Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, championing the cause of social justice and "resurrecting" Tamil Nadu.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Telangana DGP dismisses doubts over death of rape-murder accused
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Telangana Director General of Police M. Mahender Reddy on Friday dismissed doubts being expressed over the manner of death of Pallakonda Raju, the only accused in the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saif Ali Khan reveals why he can't sing lullabies to his kids on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan, Yami Gautam and Jacqueline Fernandes will be the guests this Saturday on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'. The trio will be promoting their new film 'Bhoot Police' in which Yami and Jacqueline play sisters plagued by an ancient ghost while Saif Ali Khan and Arjun Kapoor become their 'shamans' in shining armour.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CM slams Goa Cong chief for casting doubts over vax efficacy
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) A day after Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar claimed that he, along with his family have not vaccinated themselves on account of doubts about the vaccine, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday urged Chodankar to shed his negative mentality and get himself and others inoculated against Covid-19.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Fire breaks out in basement of CBI building, doused
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A fire broke out in the basement of the CBI building located at the CGO complex in the Lodhi road area of the national capital on Friday afternoon.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WhatsApp users on stable iOS version receive multi-device support
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp has reportedly started rolling out the multi-device feature on the stable iOS version of the app.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vengaboys: 'You could call us the Bharat Boys' (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) The Vengaboys are coming to 'Boom' once again with their party anthem taking their fans back to the '90s.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Back to the classroom': Kerala Ministers to undergo three day training
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) All 20 cabinet ministers in the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government will be undergoing a three day training programme to be held here over three days in various nuances of governance and new areas in e-governances from September 20.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Actress Wamiqa Gabbi on how her father introduced her to the world of performing arts
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Wamiqa Gabbi, who played a pivotal role in the web series 'Grahan', recalls how her father encouraged her and her brother to explore performing arts that eventually drew Wamiqa to acting.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
With over 1 cr jabs by afternoon, India sets new record for daily Covid doses
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India on Friday set a new record of administering Covid vaccines after administering over a crore jabs by 1.30 p.m., breaking its previous record of 1.33 crore inoculations in a day, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
All-India rainfall 4% less than LPA till Sept 15: IMD
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The weekly cumulative monsoon rainfall over central and northwest India was 150 per cent and 53 per cent higher, respectively, than the long period average (LPA), due to which the all-India monsoon rainfall deficit till September 15 shrunk 4 per cent of the LPA.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Gautam Rode, Esha Gupta on playing cops in 'Nakaab'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actors Esha Gupta and Gautam Rode can be seen playing daredevil cops 'Aditi Amre' and 'Pawan Bisht' in the web series 'Nakaab'. They are shown solving and investigating mysteries and working tirelessly to get justice to the ones being wronged.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rakul Preet Singh enrolled for medical classes for 'Doctor G'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh, whose look from the upcoming Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer 'Doctor G' was unveiled Friday, had to enroll for medical classes to get into the skin of her character in the film.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ATK Mohun Bagan name squad for AFC Cup inter-zone semifinal
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan head coach Antonio Lopez Habas on Friday announced the squad for their AFC Cup inter-zone semifinal against FC Nasaf in Uzbekistan after a series of tests at a camp in Dubai. There have been some changes to the squad that featured in Group D, South Zone last month in the Maldives.
2021-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Congress screening committee for UP polls announced
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi has constituted a screening committee for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
When Varun Dhawan's diet left Badshah surprised
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Rapper Badshah has revealed about the day when he was surprised to see actor Varun Dhawan eating four butter 'naans' and a large portion of butter chicken!
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Aerostructures of Boeing's F-15EX Eagle II to be built in India
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Aerospace major Boeing has awarded a contract to India-based Dynamatic Technologies for manufacturing assemblies for its tactical fighter 'F-15EX Eagle II'.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Amika Shail of 'Hai Taubba 3' talks about playing a bisexual character
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer and actress Amika Shail is seen in the series 'Hai Taubba 3'. The actress, who has been part of shows like 'Mirzapur 2' and shared screen space with Akshay Kumar in 'Laxmii', plays a bisexual character in the series.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC collegium recommends elevation of 8 CJs to various HCs
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a major decision, the Supreme Court collegium has recommended elevation of eight judges as chief justices of various high courts.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
New Zealand call off white-ball tour of Pakistan because of security concerns (Ld)
Rawalpindi, Sep 17 (IANS) New Zealand have called off their white-ball tour of Pakistan because of security concerns ahead of the first of three ODIs at Pindi Cricket Ground in Rawalpindi on Friday. New Zealand were visiting Pakistan for the first time after 18 years for a white-ball tour featuring three ODIs which were to be followed by five T20Is in Lahore.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
'Shiddat' director Kunal Deshmukh on why he wanted to make a musical love story
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Director Kunal Deshmukh, who currently awaits the release of his film 'Shiddat', says he wanted to craft a musical love story for quite a while, where songs bring you closer to the characters.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jonas Brothers release 'Who's in your Head' after Nick's birthday
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) A day after Nick Jonas' birthday, the Jonas Brothers released the single 'Who's In Your Head'.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Amit Trivedi: Happy to explore mediums for taking my music to a larger audience
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Noted music composer and singer Amit Trivedi is all set to engage with his fans through a soulful live performance on the short video platform MX TakaTak on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mrunal reveals why she wanted to do Badshah's 'Bad Boy x Bad Girl'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Mrunal Thakur will be seen shaking a leg on popular rapper Badshah's party number 'Bad Boy x Bad Girl' featuring Nikhita Gandhi. The actress says it is different from anything that she has done before.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Nirmal Anand Ki Puppy': A warm and unexpectedly moving film (IANS Rating: ***)
IANS Review: 'Nirmal Anand Ki Puppy': A warm and unexpectedly moving film (IANS Rating: ***)
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP: Bank guard held after accidental firing
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) A bank guard has been arrested here after three bank customers were injured in accidental firing from his rifle.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will take every game as a final for us and give 100 per cent: Rashid Khan
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) leg-spinner Rashid Khan has said that his team will play every match of the second half of IPL 2021 as a final in an attempt to reach the playoffs. SRH had a forgettable run in the first half of IPL 2021 in India. The 2016 champions managed to win just one out of seven matches. They also had a change in captaincy as David Warner was replaced by Kane Williamson.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
At 84, this man enrolls to study law in UP varsity
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) At 84, Sitaram Srivastava is delighted to be enrolled in the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University to pursue a bachelor in law course.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Imran Khan cuts off Pakistani poet critical of his policies
New Delhi/Dushanbe, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan interrupted a poet who was criticising his policies after he addressed the Pakistan-Tajikistan Business Forum in the Tajik capital Dushanbe to attract foreign investment.
2021-09-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
SAD protest leads to traffic congestion at Delhi-Gurugram border
Gurugram, Sep 17 (IANS) Heavy traffic congestion was witnessed at the Delhi-Gurugram border on Friday during the rush hours as the police beefed up security due to farmers' agitation against the three farm laws and the Shiromani Akali Dal's protest call.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
New Zealand's tour of Pakistan abandoned
Rawalpindi, Sep 17 (IANS) New Zealand are abandoning their tour of Pakistan following a New Zealand government security alert.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
'Australia's Covid response saved tens of thousands of lives'
Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia's coronavirus response has saved tens of thousands of lives, the government claimed on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat Kaur detained briefly over farm law protests in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and Lok Sabha MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal were among several Akali leaders detained by the Delhi Police amid their protests against the three farm laws here. The leaders, however, were later set free.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I was told Anderson abused Bumrah: Shardul on pacers' spat at Lord's
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian seamer Shardul Thakur has shed light on the famous on-field spat between Jasprit Bumrah and James Anderson that took place during the Lord's Test which then continued at The Oval as well.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Seven new books to check out
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANSlife) A good read, a cup of hot coffee and a cosy couch is the best way to enjoy the monsoons. If you plan on tackling the rainy season here are our suggestions for what you pick.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra to feature 14.6-inch OLED display: Report
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to launch three Galaxy Tab S8 tablets alongside the Galaxy S22 smartphones.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Australians moving away from cities to rural living: Poll
Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) A survey released on Friday showed that an ever-growing number of Australians are moving away from the nation's biggest cities in favour of rural living.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Campaigning for Japanese ruling party's leadership race starts
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) Campaigning for the leadership race of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to choose Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's successor officially began on Friday, with four veteran lawmakers competing for the top position.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Sharath named chairman of BCCI junior selection committee
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Friday appointed the national junior selection committee with former Tamil Nadu batsman Sridharan Sharath as its chairman.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Aus-NZ quarantine-free travel to remain suspended
Wellington, Sep 17 (IANS) The suspension of quarantine-free travel (QFT) between New Zealand and Australia has been extended for another eight weeks, given the current Covid-19 outbreaks fuelled by the Delta variant, a Minister said here on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Upcoming series against Pakistan 'make or break' for de Grandhomme: Smith
Auckland, Sep 17 (IANS) Former New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Ian Smith said the upcoming ODI series between New Zealand and Pakistan is a "make or break" one for all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme. Smith believed that de Grandhomme must "draw on" that form (6/41 on Test debut against Pakistan in 2016) if given the opportunity in the three-match ODI series starting from Friday in Rawalpindi.
2021-09-17
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Texas to close points of entry amid soaring migration
Houston, Sep 17 (IANS) Texas is going to shut down six points of entry along the US-Mexico border amid a massive surge of migration, Governor Greg Abbott announced.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Palestine condemns Israeli opposition to 2-state solution
Ramallah, Sep 17 (IANS) Palestine has condemned the current Israeli government's position of rejecting the two-state solution and its attempts to undermine any opportunity to establish a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Mausoleum in China housing Terracotta Army reopens
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) The mausoleum of Qinshihuang, known for the famous Terracotta Army in China's Shaanxi province, reopened on Friday after the Covid-19 resurgence suspended operations for over a month.
2021-09-17
Category: International, China,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Aim to harness tech for everyone's benefit: Teen coder-author Paarth Arya (IANS Interview, Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Hes all of 17 but his language is that of a Computer Science pro. He played chess at the national level in the Under-7 category, is disturbed at the "huge challenge" of the digital divide, hopes that his debut book on software programming for beginners is a "great way to start your coding journey" and in five years from now, aims to be in a position where he is "well-equipped to harness technology for the benefit of everyone".
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Sherlyn Chopra takes a dig at Shilpa Shetty's statement on Raj Kundra
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress and adult content creator Sherlyn Chopra has taken a dig at Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, whom she addressed as 'didi' in a video, for giving a statement that she wasn't aware about her businessman husband Raj Kundra's activities.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
iPhone 13 Pro offers 55% better graphics performance than iPhone 12 Prp
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Apple introduced iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max with A15 Bionic running in both models featuring a 5-core GPU. Now, a Geekbench result shows that iPhone 13 Pro delivers up to 55 per cent better graphics performance when compared to last year's iPhone 12 Pro.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Lockdown rules slightly eased in Australia's NSW
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) The Covid-19 lockdown rules were slightly eased on Friday in Australia's New South Wales (NSW), the current epicentre of the pandemic, as the state capital Sydney entered the 12th week of restrictions.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Political parties celebrate Telangana Merger Day
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Political parties in Telangana on Friday celebrated Telangana Merger Day by paying tributes to the freedom fighters who fought for accession of erstwhile Hyderabad State with the Indian Union.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NITI Aayog ties up with BYJU'S to provide free tech-driven learning in 112 dist
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) NITI Aayog on Friday partnered with BYJU'S to provide school-going children in 112 districts across the country free access to the edtech company's learning programmes.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education,Technology
Odisha records 628 new cases; 2 govt offices sealed
Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) Odisha on Friday recorded 628 fresh Covid-19 cases pushing the tally to 10,18,926, and two government offices were closed for two days after five cases were reported from the employees, officials said.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
F1 drivers Vettel, Stroll to remain with Aston Martin for next season
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Formula 1 team Aston Martin have confirmed an unchanged pairing of Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll for next year.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Regional African bloc sanctions Guinea military over coup
Accra, Sep 17 (IANS) The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said that it sanctioned the Guinea military leaders and their relatives over declaring a coup.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Ghana,Politics
Inspiration4: All-civilian team healthy, happy in orbit, says SpaceX
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) A day after lifting off to space, SpaceX's Inspiration4 first all-civilian crew are healthy, happy and doing well in orbit, the company has said.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech
Wild elephant tramples farmer to death in Coimbatore
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) R. Chinnaswamy (63), a farmer from the Valliyur village in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district was trampled to death by a wild elephant on Friday, police said.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
India's women artists weigh in on the impact of the pandemic
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANSlife) The pandemic has transformed the art landscape in India, driving art exhibitions to the digital medium and an influx of pandemic-inspired themes on the canvas.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Venezuela rejects US accusation against anti-drug policy
Caracas, Sep 17 (IANS) The Venezuelan government has rejected a US government report alleging it failed to make substantial efforts to fight drug trafficking.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
I was initially a little bit surprised: McCullum on Kohli stepping down as T20I captain
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) head coach Brendon McCullum admitted he was initially "surprised" by Virat Kohli's announcement to step down as the T20I captain after the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE in October and November. He also said that thinking about how consuming being the captain in all formats is, the surprise has slowly gone down.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Vodafone Idea would opt for equity conversion during moratorium
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Vodafone Idea would opt for the equity conversion for interest payout during moratorium period, resulting in sizable dilution and might restrict potential equity infusion from any financial/strategic investor, analysts said.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NZ continues crackdown on gangs, organised crime
Wellington, Sep 17 (IANS) New Zealand Police Minister Poto Williams said on Friday that the country is continuing its relentless crackdown on gangs and organised crime.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
High-level anti-terror meet underway at Delhi Police HQ (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A meeting of the heads of 14 Intelligence agencies and state counter-terrorism squads is currently underway at the police headquarters in the national capital, officials said here on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Radicalisation, trust deficit biggest challenges to peace: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for a shared template to fight against radicalisation and extremism while virtually addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Everything not well between CPI, Kerala Congress (Mani)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) The second biggest ally in the ruling Left Democratic Front in Kerala, the CPI and the third biggest party, Kerala Congress (Mani) are not in the best of relations. And on Friday, it was made clear by Jose K. Mani, who heads the Kerala Congress (Mani).
2021-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Italy makes Green Pass mandatory for all in job market
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS) In a latest push to the ongoing vaccination campaign, Italy has made the Covid-19 green pass mandatory for all people in the job market, both private and public sectors.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Sonu Nigam reinvents his signature orchestra symphonies on 'Unacademy Unwind'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Sonu Nigam will bring symphonies of strings to life on this Friday's episode of 'Unacademy Unwind' with MTV.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Yo Yo Honey Singh: Success for me is taking my fans to the zone of the song
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) As the latest released song 'Kanta Laga' - which is a collaboration between Neha Kakkar, Tony Kakkar and Yo Yo Honey Singh - hits 63 million views within one week, Yo Yo expressed his gratitude towards his fans and says that the success of a song for him is to take his listeners to the zone of the song.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ex-Education Minister Nishank's book released at 'Veda and Vishwa Shanti' event
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) 'Value-Based Education - A Global Perspective for World Peace' written by former Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' was released during international webinar 'Vedas and World Peace' that was organised to hightlight the importance of vedas in today's time.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 isn't just about taking wickets, feels Rajasthan Royals' Shamsi
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) Some extraordinary performances in the last couple of years have seen South Africa's Tabraiz Shamsi's stock rise, and being the number one ranked bowler in the world in T20Is, the 31-year-old is certainly at the peak of his career.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka Chopra Jonas issues apology after 'The Activist' row
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has issued an apology over her participation in the CBS show 'The Activist', after it got embroiled in a controversy and social media backlash. She says she is sorry that her participation in it disappointed many.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistan taken aback by Blinken's remarks
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan came out strongly against comments made by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other lawmakers during the recent Congressional hearings on Afghanistan, and clearly said that the remarks were not in line with the close cooperation between Islamabad and Washington, The News International reported.
2021-09-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'M-Y' stands for 'mahila' and youth in new SP: Akhilesh
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) "Nai hawa hai, Nai SaPa hai', is the new tag line for the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Biden's QUAD summit could yield up to $100bn in military sales
US President Joe Biden will be hosting the QUAD countries' heads of governments summit this coming week, in Washington D.C. ? comprising of the US, Japan, Australia, and India. By end of the week, there could be announcements of military deals with Japan, Australia, and India, that may total up to $100 billion in American defence exports.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Opinion/Commentary
Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' returns to Billboard top 10 album sales after 10 years
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' album, released in 2011, returns to the top 10 of Billboard's Top Album Sales chart for the first time in over a decade.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Is Xi Jinping playing Don Quixote in Tibet?
Going by the hysteria of the Chinese establishment at the sight of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lamas photos, the efforts of President Xi Jinping to occupy Tibetan religion from within appear to be another replay of Don Quixote.
2021-09-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
Mika recalls pranks he played on elder bro Daler Mehndi
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Rapper Mika Singh, who is judging the 'Zee Comedy Show', shared an interesting anecdote about how his elder brother Daler Mehndi is so afraid of darkness that he always needs someone around him in the evening, even if it is to use the restroom.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ford India owes Rs 602 cr as deferred sales tax liability
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) The US automobile major Ford Motor Company that had announced the closure of manufacturing facilities in Tamil Nadu and in Gujarat owes about Rs 602.3 crore as deferred sales tax liability, as per a research report.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Prez, V-P, Rahul, Uddhav and others greet Modi on 71st b'day
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, NCP leader Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena leaders, and several Chief Ministers, Governors and Bollywood stars on Friday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 71st birthday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ajay Devgn-starrer 'Maidaan', Hyderabad FC in tie-up to nurture football talent
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The makers of Ajay Devgn-starrer 'Maidaan' and Hyderabad Football Club have announced a partnership to work collectively with an aim of boosting grassroots football in Hyderabad and rest of the country.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
One year of farm laws: Punjab CM asks Centre to scrap them
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) As the contentious farm laws passed by the Centre completed a year, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday demanded immediate scrapping of the legislations by the union government, calling for detailed discussions to find a way forward with the farmers, who have been on a mass protest since November 26 last year.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Academic & sporting excellence achievable: Paralympic medallist & IAS officer Suhas
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Suhas Yathiraj lives by the philosophy of 'sports helps you conquer your own self'. And he lived by his own words by clinching a silver medal in badminton at the Tokyo Paralympics. Significantly, his achievement also helped break a common stereotype in India that does not equate sporting excellence with academics.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
UP to have cyber help desk in every police station
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police have decided to set up a cyber help desk (CHD) at every police station across the state, given the rising cybercrime cases in recent times and also to instil the technical know-how to deal with such cases.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Apple opens pre-orders for iPhone 13 series in India from Friday
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Apple's latest flagship smartphones, the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, will go out on pre-orders in India starting from Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Work-load still not resolved: Will Kohli step down as RCB captain too?
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Soon after Virat Kohli made a sensational announcement of quitting Team India T20 captaincy, another chorus started doing the round that the 32-year-old should step down from the Royal Challengers Bangalore leadership role, too, as the "work-load" in the lucrative Indian Premier League is "no less" than any international event.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
40 lakh postcards from beneficiaries for Modi's b'day
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) About 40 lakh beneficiaries of various welfare schemes initiated by the Central government, will send postcards to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, wishing him on his 71st birthday on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Hopefully we can repeat what we did here last year: Pollard
Abu Dhabi, Sep 17 (IANS) Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard is hopeful of his team defending their IPL title which they won last year in the UAE. Pollard arrived at the team hotel on Thursday night in Abu Dhabi before the commencement of the second leg of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
India reports 34,403 new Covid cases, 320 deaths
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India reported 34,403 new Covid-19 cases and 320 fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry's latest report on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tollywood drugs case: Actor Tanish appears before ED
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Tanish on Friday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe linked to four-year-old drug case.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion,Southern Cinema
Jindal Global Law School launches LEAD, CLAIM programmes
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In continuation of the pioneering initiative taken by Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in September 2020, of appointing Senior Counsels and Corporate Partners of leading law firms in India as Honorary Adjunct Professors to teach practice-oriented courses under the 'Lawyering Excellence through Advocacy and Development' (LEAD) and 'Corporate Lawyering Advancement through Immersion and Mentoring' (CLAIM) Programmes, respectively, JGLS has launched the third edition of the Programmes on September 4.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Kerala HC denies anticipatory bail to elusive female 'advocate'
Kochi (Kerala), Sep 17 (IANS) Two months after the local police at Alappuzha began a probe into a complaint regarding the authenticity of a female 'advocate' -- Sessy Xaviour, the court on Friday denied anticipatory bail and asked her to appear before the probe officials.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dutch FM quits over Afghanistan evacuation
Copenhagen, Sep 17 (IANS) The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag has resigned for her role in the evacuation of embassy staff from Afghanistan.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Denmark,Politics
Long Covid in kids rarely last beyond 12 weeks: Study
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Long Covid symptoms rarely persist beyond 12 weeks in children and adolescents unlike adults, suggests a review.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Pak to use SCO Summit, UNGA to make over its image on terrorism
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Amid the conclusive reports on its nexus with terror outfits in Afghanistan, Pakistan is likely to use the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit and the UN General Assembly to make over its image on terrorism to come out of the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) "grey list".
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Thorough coaching programme reason behind Indian hockey revival: Somaya
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Former Indian men's hockey captain MM Somaya feels the coaching programme put in place by Hockey India (HI) was the main reason for the team's success at the Tokyo Olympic Games recently.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Nifty, Sensex at record highs: Covid relief measures sustain gains (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) India's key stock indices rose during per-noon trade session on Friday to reach new intra-day record high levels.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Jaime King, Antonio Banderas to star in 'Banshee'
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Hollywood stars Jaime King, Antonio Banderas and Tommy Flanagan have joined the cast of upcoming action-thriller 'Banshee' directed by Jon Keeyes.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
I aim to harness tech for everyone's benefit: Teen coder-author Paarth Arya (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Hes all of 17 but his language is that of a Computer Science pro. He played chess at the national level in the Under-7 category, is disturbed at the "huge challenge" of the digital divide, hopes that his debut book on software programming for beginners is a "great way to start your coding journey" and in five years from now, aims to be in a position where he is "well-equipped to harness technology for the benefit of everyone".
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Features,Technology
Elton John to undergo surgery for hip injury, postpones 2021 tour
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Elton John has rescheduled his 2021 Yellow Brick Road tour to 2023 due to his health condition. The singer issued a statement on his social media on Thursday.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Chinese companies dissatisfied with pace of CPEC
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A Pakistan Senate panel has expressed concern over the slow pace of development on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and dissatisfaction being expressed by the Chinese companies over the negligible progress over the past three years.
2021-09-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IMF chief undermined after being accused of influencing China rankings
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Kristalina Georgieva risks seeing her authority as head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) undermined just weeks before an annual meeting of global finance chiefs after being accused of influencing a report in Chinas favour when she worked at the World Bank, Bloomberg reported.
2021-09-17
Category: International, India,Politics
Ola Electric continues record run, sells scooters worth Rs 1,100 cr in 2 days
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ola Electric on Friday announced that it has sold e-scooters worth Rs 1,100 core in two days since Wednesday, when the purchase window was opened.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Afghan economy in despair following Taliban takeover
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ever since the Taliban took over Afghanistans capital on August 15, the war-torn countrys already fragile economy has spiraled into despair, The New York Post reported.
2021-09-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Not getting selected for T20 World Cup not the end of it all: Pacer Siraj
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian pace bowler Mohammed Siraj has said that the recently-concluded Test tour of England was a "great experience" and that he was happy that he could repose the faith of his captain Virat Kohli during the series.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Raisi urges formation of inclusive govt in Afghanistan
Tehran, Sep 17 (IANS) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said Tehran supports the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan as a means to settle peace and stability in the country.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
'Indian healthcare must pledge to check neonatal mortality' (Sep 17 is World Patient Safety Day)
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) September 17 is commemorated as the World Patient Safety Day, and this year the World Health Organization has come forward with "Safe Maternal & Newborn Care" as the theme to promote better maternity and childcare across the world.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Army team successfully summits Bhagirathi-II
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) An army mountaineering expedition team of Chetak Corps, which started its expedition from Suratgarh on August 4 this year, has successfully summited Mount Bhagirathi- II (6521m).
2021-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Krafton rolls out September version update to BGMI
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) South Korean game developer Krafton on Friday said that it is rolling out a new update -- version 1.6 -- to Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) with new features.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Don't let your periods come in the way of sports or fitness
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANSlife) Staying fit has become an integral part of our life. Fitness either in the form of sports or workouts is being taken up by a lot of people, especially girls. For young athletes who love being active, menstruation might become a barrier for them to pursue everyday sports.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Airstrikes kill 24 Houthis in Yemen's Marib
Sanaa, Sep 17 (IANS) At least 24 Houthi rebels were killed in multiple airstrikes launched by Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen's Marib province, a government military source said.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Raj gas agency operator held for spying for Pakistan
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan Intelligence and Military Intelligence have arrested an operator of the Indane Gas Agency on charges of spying for the Pakistani intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), officials said on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
TN Police forms 8 teams to curtail violence in Tirunelveli district
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Police have constituted eight special teams to maintain peace in Tirunelveli district, which reported five murders, including two caste killings this week so far, the police said.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung to hold developer conference online in Oct
Seoul, Sep 17 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has announced that its technology conference will take place online for the first time next month amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Benefits of salon services at home during festive season
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANSlife) In this world full of technological advancement where everything is now home-delivered, even the most essential beauty services are now available at your doorstep? Let the pampering sessions begin. The whole salon environment at home believes that services at home are undoubtedly the best option during the unusual crisis.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
UP couple consumes poison after harassment
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) A couple who ran a coaching centre in Baghpat, consumed poison citing 'social harassment' for their extreme step. Both have been admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ABBA's 'Gold' returns to top 40 on Billboard 200 after 3 years
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) ABBA is back in the top 40 of the Billboard 200 albums chart for the first time in over three years, as the Swedish pop pioneers' 'Gold' greatest hits surged from No. 114 to No. 34.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
UN Women unveils new feminist roadmap for economic recovery
United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) UN Women has unveiled a feminist plan for economic recovery and transformation, learning from the Covid-19 pandemic and previous crises.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Book on PNB scam accused Nirav Modi to be made into web series
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Production banner Abundantia Entertainment have acquired the rights of journalist, Pavan C. Lall's book based on scam-accused Nirav Modi titled 'Flawed: The Rise and Fall of India's Diamond Mogul Nirav Modi' will be adapted into a dramatised, multi-season series for streaming.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Paine assures England cricketers ahead of tough Ashes series
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Australian Test skipper Tim Paine said that England cricketer should not get overly concerned about the quarantine protocols here in Australia ahead of the Ashes series, scheduled to commence at The Gabba from December 8.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Anti-terror squads of 12 states meet at Delhi Police HQ
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A meeting of the anti-terror unit chiefs of 11 states and the Delhi Police officials is currently underway in the national capital, officials said here on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scientists find part of universe's missing matter
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) A team of scientists has mapped a galactic wind for the first time, a finding that may help to reveal where some of the universe's missing matter is located and to observe the formation of a nebula around a galaxy.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
EU announces new Indo-Pacific strategy
Brussels, Sep 17 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has unveiled a new strategy for enhancing its economic, political and defence existence in the Indo-Pacific region, vowing to cooperate with all members in the region without seeking confrontation.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Youth attempts 'filmy style kiss' in bus, girl files complaint
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Karnataka police have launched a hunt for a youth who kissed his co-passenger -- a college student, before alighting from a bus in Bengaluru.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Some 5mn people in US under flash flood watch
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Some five million peoples in parts of the southern US are under flash flood watches as Post-Tropical Cyclone Nicholas lingers over the central Gulf Coast, local media reported.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
After HC rap, fresh SIT to probe Mainpuri teen's death in school
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Following a rap by the Allahabad High Court, Uttar Pradesh DGP Mukul Goel has set up a new special investigation team (SIT) to probe the mysterious death of a 16-year-old Mainpuri girl student, who was found hanging in her school in suspicious circumstances in 2019.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After dad Mammootty, Dulquer Salmaan also gets UAE Golden Visa
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan is the latest Indian personality to be honoured with a UAE Golden Visa.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Diplomacy,Religion,Southern Cinema
European Commission launches health emergency response authority
Brussels, Sep 17 (IANS) A new health authority was launched to reinforce the European Union's (EU) capacity to respond to health emergencies.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Ellyse Perry set to return to new-ball role against India women
Mackay, Sep 17 (IANS) Australian women's team pace bowler Ellyse Perry, who is set to return to her role as new-ball bowler after her career over the past 18 months was hampered by hamstring injury, has termed the forthcoming ODI series against India as an opportunity.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
GST Council meet today: Covid relief, bringing oil and gas indirect tax regime on agenda
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The GST Council will meet in Lucknow on Friday to take decisions on issues related to duty revision that were put on the back burner in earlier meetings to focus on the Covid relief measures amid rising cases during the second wave of the pandemic.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vivo X70 series set to launch in India on Sep 30: Report
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Smartphone brand Vivo is reportedly all set to launch its Vivo X70 series in India on September 30.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Africa could miss 40% Covid vax target amid cutbacks: WHO
Addis Ababa, Sep 17 (IANS) The goal of vaccinating 40 per cent of Africa's population against Covid-19 by December appears elusive as the continent grapples with cutbacks on doses supplied via multilateral platforms, a top World Health Organization (WHO) official said.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Tharoor accepts apology from T'gana Cong chief over 'donkey' remark
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After outrage over the 'donkey remark', Telangana Congress chief and MP Revanth Reddy has apologised to Shashi Tharoor.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Under-eye skincare for overtime screentime
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANSlife) In the era of computers and smartphones, it is hard to imagine a task that hasnt been made easier by some sort of technology. You all may know how harmful the blue light emitted by computers, smartphones, tablets, televisions, and other electronics is for your eyes. Since the inception of the pandemic, the use of these electronic devices has increased, and we all know it can have multiple undesirable effects on the eye.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
IANS Review: 'Everybody is Talking About Jamie': Exuberant music with unconventional plot (IANS Rating: ****)
Film: Everybody is Talking about Jamie (Streaming on Amazon Prime)
2021-09-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
China suspends group travel to Covid risk areas
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) Travel agencies and online tourism companies in China have been asked to immediately suspend trans-provincial group tours, air ticket and hotel reservation services for high- and medium Covid-19 risk areas, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT).
2021-09-17
Category: International, China,Politics
Adults have right to choose their partner, irrespective of religion: HC
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has observed that adults have the right to choose their life partner, irrespective of the religion professed by them.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Egypt to help Libya to prepare for Dec polls: Prez
Cairo, Sep 17 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said his country will provide all necessary requirements to help Libya prepare for the elections scheduled for December.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Ahead of finale, comedian Bharti Singh to give away 'Bigg Boss OTT' awards
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Comedian Bharti Singh and screenwriter Haarsh Limbachiyaa are entering the 'Bigg Boss OTT' house on Friday to host an awards evening for the contestants.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
On 'KBC13', Neeraj Chopra opens up about his choice as javelin thrower
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, who will be on the hot seat in 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13 for the 'Shaandaar Shukravaar episode on Friday, will be seen sharing his story as to why and how he took up Javelin throw as a sport.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Iran attaches importance to regional cooperation: Prez
Tehran, Sep 17 (IANS) A top priority of Iran's foreign policy is to enhance cooperation with regional countries, particularly its neighbours, President Ebrahim Raisi said.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Light rainfall to continue in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Light rainfall is likely to continue in Delhi-NCR on Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Finally, the Taliban are on the receiving end
London, Sep 17 (IANS) As missiles came raining down on Kabul during the early afternoon of September 16, it sent a disturbing message across the world that not all jihadis are on the same page when it comes to establishing an Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
2 from Uttarakhand held with fake currency in UP
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested two men from Uttarakhand for circulating fake currency notes in the Bahedi area of Bareilly district.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nicki Minaj not invited to White House: Official
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj has repeatedly voiced her scepticism about the Covid-19 vaccine, and claimed to have been invited to discuss her concerns with the US government. However, White House officials have refuted her claims on the invite.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Hollywood,Politics
Paine 'recovering well' after neck surgery, says will be fit for Ashes
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia's Test skipper Tim Paine said on Friday that he is recovering well from the invasive neck surgery he underwent earlier this week and that after a six-week session with the physio at the hospital he will start his cricket rehab and be fit for the Ashes beginning at The Gabba on December 8.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Japan's ex-Communications Minister announces LDP leadership bid
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) Japan's former Communications Minister Seiko Noda has announced her decision enter the presidential election of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to be held on September 29, becoming the fourth candidate to join the race.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Cooper, Blanchett join hands as master manipulators in 'Nightmare Alley' trailer
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) The first trailer for filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's psychological thriller 'Nightmare Alley' starring Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett has dropped.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Need to augment combat capability of Air Force through innovation, self-reliance'
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) There is a need to augment the combat capability of Air Force through innovation, self-reliance and indigenisation, Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria said during the Annual Commanders' Conference.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'Shang-Chi' aims to keep box-office crown over 'Cry Macho'
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Canadian actor Simu Liu's superhero movie 'Shang Chi' is aiming to lead the international box-office over actor Clint Eastwood's film 'Cry Macho'.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Heather Knight shines as England Women win opening ODI vs New Zealand
Bristol, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran England star and captain Heather Knight slammed a 107-ball 89 and Katherine Brunt scored a quick 43 as the hosts powered to a 30-run victory in the opening One-day International against New Zealand Women at the County Ground here.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pre-orders for iPhone 13 outpace iPhone 12 in China
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) Customers in China have placed more than 2 million pre-orders for Apple's iPhone 13 lineup, surpassing the number of iPhone 12 pre-orders in 2020, the media reported.
2021-09-17
Category: International, China,Technology
'Since pandemic, climate-related disasters hit 139mn people globally'
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, climate-related disasters have affected the lives of at least 139.2 million people and killed more than 17,242 others.
2021-09-17
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Pakistan all set to host New Zealand after 18 years
Rawalpindi, Sep 17 (IANS) History will be made when the Tom Latham-led New Zealand take on Babar Azam's Pakistan in the first of the three ODIs at the Pindi Cricket Stadium later on Friday. The occasion will see the visitors play their first match on Pakistan soil since 2003.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Fuel prices maintain stability amidst volatility in global oil market
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amidst volatility in global oil prices with crude on the boil again rising sharply for past few days.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UP woman constable found hanging in her house
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) A female constable, deployed with Dial 112 service of Uttar Pradesh Police, was found hanging in her rented house in the Dataganj area of Badaun district.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Expected Covid relief measures sustain equities' gains; Nifty, Sensex at record highs
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) India's key stock indices rose during opening trade session on Friday to reach new intra-day record high levels.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian defence delegation in Nigeria to enhance military cooperation
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) An Indian defence delegation is on a visit to Nigeria to scope and enhance the military cooperation avenues between the two countries.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Portion of under-construction flyover crashes in Mumbai, 14 injured
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) At least 14 persons were injured when a portion of an under-construction flyover at Bandra Kurla Complex here crashed early on Friday, the BMC Disaster Control said.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 pistols, ammunition recovered in J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Four pistols and ammunition were recovered by the security forces on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monsoon mayhem in UP, more showers likely
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is witnessing its worst ever monsoon mayhem that has thrown normal life completely out of gear. Heavy and incessant rains since the past 40 hours have led to 38 deaths so far.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
TN govt to conduct survey on college student dropouts
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu State higher education department is to conduct a detailed survey across the state to assess the number of students dropping out of colleges after the reopening on September 1 following the dip in Covid cases.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Google Pixel Fold likely to launch in late 2021
Sam Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) As Google is gearing up to unveil the Pixel 6 series, the tech giant may, reportedly, also announce the upcoming Pixel Fold in the fourth quarter this year.
2021-09-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Technology
Apple launches App Store marketing tools for developers
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Tech giant Apple has announced new marketing tools for App Store developers looking to promote their applications.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UP doctor held in blood smuggling racket
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force has arrested two persons, including an assistant professor at Sefai Medical College in Etawah, for allegedly running a blood smuggling racket.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Safety measures heightened around US Capitol before right-wing rally
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Authorities in Washington D.C. have heightened security measures around the US Capitol as hundreds of protesters are expected to attend a right-wing rally in the city on Saturday in support of people who were arrested after the deadly January 6 riot.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Du Preez lifts South Africa to fourth ODI win against West Indies
Antigua, Sep 17 (IANS) Mignon du Preez lifted South Africa to 185/6, rescuing the innings with a 17th ODI half-century as the visitors restricted West Indies to 150/9 to secure a 35-run win in the fourth One-day International at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound here on Friday (IST).
2021-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Devotees to have 'darshan' at Ram temple from Dec 2023
Ayodhya, Sep 17 (IANS) The sanctum sanctorum of the grand Ram temple in Ayodhya will be thrown open for 'darshan' to devotees in December 2023, just months before the next Lok Sabha elections.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Lebanon receives tanker trucks carrying Iranian oil
Beirut, Sep 17 (IANS) Lebanon has received tanker trucks carrying Iranian oil in a move aimed at easing energy shortages in the crisis-hit country.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Helen Mirren to host 'Harry Potter' game show
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren says she is thrilled to be hosting a new quiz show 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses', which will air as part of the 20th-anniversary celebrations of the film series.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Yogi puts disaster relief forces on alert
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has put the national and state disaster relief forces on an alert mode, following heavy rainfall in various parts of the state.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UNGA to continue honour system for vaccination status
United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) The UN intends to continue an honour system for vaccination status to enter the General Assembly Hall during the high-level conference week.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Viral flu cases of children in 12 K'taka districts on rise
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) The Karnataka health department is closely observing the developments in 12 districts, including Bengaluru as a large number of children have got affected with viral flu amid the fears of the Covid third wave to hit the children.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
3rd largest US school district reports 245 Covid cases
Chicago, Sep 17 (IANS) Chicago Public Schools (CPS), the third largest school district in the US, has reported 245 Covid-19 cases and more than 5,400 close contacts of the infected in the first two weeks since the resumption of in-person classes, local media reported.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Education,Health/Medicine
David Bowie Estate, Warner Music to bring icon's catalogue to label
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Music icon David Bowie's estate and label Warner Music Group have announced a global partnership that will bring the late artiste's career-spanning recorded-music catalogue from 1968 through 2016.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
IPL cricket circus is back (Column: Close-in)
The most popular cricket league (IPL) will commence on September 19 in the modern and wonderful setting of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2021-09-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cuban Prez thanks Mexico for support amid US sanctions
Mexico City, Sep 17 (IANS) Visiting Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has thanked Mexico for its support and solidarity amid stiffer economic, trade and financial sanctions imposed by the US against the Caribbean island nation.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Special UN envoy meets Taliban officials in Kabul
Kabul, Sep 17 (IANS) Special UN envoy Deborah Lyons met Taliban officials in Kabul to discuss the importance of humanitarian assistance for the people in the war-torn nation, the world body's mission in Afghanistan announced
2021-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
FB's new policy for fighting 'coordinated social harm'
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Facebook has announced a new policy that allows it to take out networks of accounts engaging in "coordinated social harm".
2021-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 226.9 mn
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 226.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.66 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.80 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Dalai Lama greets Modi on 71st birthday
Dharamsala, Sep 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 71st birthday, saying the growing confidence he has brought about, despite challenges like the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Iconic UN building to light up in harmony with nature
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) As world leaders meet during the annual UN General Assembly to discuss global challenges, including the need to restore balance with nature and tackle the climate emergency, the organization's iconic building will light up with images of marine species in an effort to symbolize the relationship between humans and the world's rich biodiversity.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Of people, spaces and in-betweens
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Through the lens, she sees her friends in the little worlds they have created. She says she wanted it to be like a page in her diary -- a little something about them in the spaces they inhabit.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Canada's Covid-19 cases continue to rise
Ottawa, Sep 17 (IANS) Canada reported 4,665 new cases of Covid-19 as of Thursday evening, bringing the cumulative total to 1,564,088 cases, including 27,325 deaths, according to CTV.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
China, Russia, Pakistan, Iran to strengthen coordination on Afghan issue
Dushanbe, Sep 17 (IANS) Senior officials from China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran agreed on Thursday to step up communication and coordination on the Afghan issue.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Tajikistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Dutch Foreign Minister quits over evacuation chaos in Afghanistan
The Hague, Sep 17 (IANS) The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag has resigned for her role in the evacuation of local embassy staff from Afghanistan.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Step up climate action by learning from ozone layer protection: UN chief
United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the world to step up climate action by learning from the success story of protecting the ozone layer.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Israel's Covid-19 tally tops 1.2 mn
Jerusalem, Sep 17 (IANS) Israel's Ministry of Health has reported 8,586 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of infections in the country to 1,208,144.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
US initial jobless claims tick up again to 332,000
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Initial jobless claims in the US ticked up to 332,000 last week, indicating a disrupted labor market recovery amid the Delta variant surge, the US Labor Department has reported.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
45 killed as fighting intensifies in central Yemen
Aden (Yemen), Sep 17 (IANS) Fighting has intensified in Yemen's central province of al-Bayda as the Houthi militia continued in gaining on-ground military progress on Thursday, a military official has said.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Odisha urges NABARD to enhance its assistance to Rs 10,000 cr
Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday urged the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) chairman G.R. Chintala to enhance its loan assistance for the state to Rs 10,000 crore.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
AP cabinet clears implementation of sub-plan for minorities
Amaravati, Sep 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet headed by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has cleared the implementation of a sub-plan for minorities at par with SC, ST and BCs, keeping in mind the welfare of minorities across the state.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Biocon Biologics offers 15% stake to SII subsidiary for 100 mn vax doses
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Biocon Biologics, a subsidiary of Biocon, on Thursday offered approximately 15 per cent stake to Serum Institute Life Sciences (SILS) for 100 million doses of vaccines in a strategic alliance.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Health/Medicine
Assets worth Rs 2.65 cr of suspended Bihar SP unearthed
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) The Bihar Police's Economic Offence Wing raided four premises of suspended IPS officer Rakesh Kumar Dubey on Thursday and detected movable and immovable assets to the tune of Rs 2.65 crore.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka gears up for Mysuru Dasara, elephants accorded grand welcome
Mysuru, Sep 17 (IANS) Karnataka began its preparations for the celebration of Mysuru Dasara, regarded as 'Nada Habba' (state festival), with eight elephants, which will figure in the festivities, accorded a 'Poornakumbha' (traditional welcome) into the Mysuru Palace on Thursday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
2,479 rhino horns, ivory, animal parts to go up in flames in Assam soon
Guwahati, Sep 17 (IANS) As many as 2,479 pieces of rhino horns stockpiled in Assam government treasuries will be destroyed by consigning them to flames in public, a minister said on Thursday after a cabinet meeting.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Woman sentenced to 20 years in jail for sexually abusing boy
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A special court here on Thursday sentenced a woman caretaker of a school to 20 years rigorous imprisonment for sexually abusing a minor boy four years ago.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
TPCC chief kicks up a row with his remarks on Shashi Tharoor
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) chief Revanth Reddy allegedly describing party MP Shashi Tharoor as a 'donkey' kicked up a row on social media on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bengal gears up to fight unknown fever among children
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has convened a high-level meeting with the superintendents of the medical colleges and senior officials of the state health department to discuss the rising cases of paediatric fever in the state, particularly in North Bengal.
2021-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Telangana fixes quota for Gouds, SCs, STs in liquor shop allotment
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Telangana government has decided to provide reservation to Gouds, Scheduled Castes, and Scheduled Tribes in allotment of liquor shops in the state.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Increased rainfall activity over Rajasthan, Gujarat from Saturday
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) There will be an increase in rainfall activity over east Rajasthan and Gujarat and a fresh spell of heavy rainfall is likely over east India from Saturday, while the intense spell of rainfall over Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will see a reduction from Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha's economy bouncing back from Covid's adverse impact: CM
Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) Odisha's economy is bouncing back from the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Delhi Police nab Nepalese man for theft
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police said on Thursday that they have arrested a Nepalese man for stealing around Rs 40 lakh from his employer's office.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monsoon withdrawal from northwest India to be delayed: IMD
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The commencement of withdrawal of the south-west monsoon from northwest India, slated for September 17, will be delayed this year due to unfavourable conditions till around September 29, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Anbumani Ramadoss asks Stalin to implement Clean Air action plan
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) PMK leader and former Union Minister, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss has urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to immediately implement the Clean Air action plan.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Delhi reports a Covid death after 8 days, logs 28 fresh cases
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The national capital on Thursday reported a Covid death after eight days, as well as 28 fresh cases.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala Startup Mission's digital hub to be launched on Sat
Kochi, Sep 16 (IANS) The state-of-the-art digital hub set up by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) in Kochi, which is billed as South Asia's largest product development centre for startups, is now ready and will be commissioned by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,Technology
Rajasthan to give Rs 5,000, citation for those rushing injured to hospital
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Thursday announced a reward of Rs 5,000 along with a citation for those rushing seriously injured persons in road accidents to hospitals.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taliban hunt if Bactrian Treasure has been moved out of Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Ministry of Information and Culture of the caretaker Taliban government in Afghanistan said on Thursday that it has begun efforts to track and locate the Bactrian Treasure.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
PLI scheme to attract Rs 5K cr for drone manufacturing: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre's PLI scheme for manufacturing of drone and its components is expected to drive in investments worth Rs 5,000 crore into the sector in the next three years, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian researchers develop low-carbon walling material from construction waste
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian researchers have developed a technology to produce energy-efficient walling materials using construction and demolition waste (CDW) and alkali-activated binders. Called 'Low-C Bricks,' these do not require high-temperature firing, and avoid the use of high-energy materials such as Portland cement.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Cash, dollars, luxury cars, jewellery seized from former TN minister
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC), which conducted raids on premises of AIADMK leader and former Commercial Taxes Minister K.C. Veeramani on Thursday, said they seized a large amount of cash, including US dollars, luxury cars, gold, diamonds, and silver.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Golfer Jahanvi joins Lakhmehar in lead in 9th leg of WPG Tour
Noida, Sep 16 (IANS) Jahanvi Bakshi did not have the best card of the day but it was good enough to give her a share of the lead with Lakhmehar Pardesi after two rounds in the ninth leg of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour here on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Golf
PM should apologise to Goa for Covid mismanagement: Goa Congress
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologise for the mismanagement of the Covid crisis in the state, which has led to more than 3,300 deaths since last year, Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
September rainfall in Delhi breaches 400 mm mark: IMD
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi's Safdarjung Observatory - considered the official marker for the city - has recorded 404.1 mm rainfall from September 1 till Thursday 5.30 p.m. even as the total rainfall for this monsoon season has been clocked at 1,170.7 mm, almost double the normal.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rohit obvious choice after Kohli 'relinquishes' captaincy
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Eight years back, Virat Kohli had revealed a secret when asked as to who apart from him and MS Dhoni had the ability to lead the India team. He had said, "Rohit Sharma has a tremendous cricketing brain. He is a captain material."
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Stalin to reach out to non-BJP CMs on demand for NEET abolition
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Shocked by suicides of three NEET aspirants in four days, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin is planning to reach out to other non-BJP counterparts for abolishing the national exam for admission to medical courses.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
National Open Athletics: Harmilan Kaur sets national record in 1500m
Warangal (A.P.), Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab's Harmilan Kaur Bains stole the thunder from the sprinters by breaking Sunita Rani's long-standing national record in the 1500 metres on the second day of the 60th National Open Athletics Championships in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Hanamkonda here on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Athletics
Pfizer's Covid booster can cut severe infections in elderly: Study
Jerusalem, Sep 16 (IANS) A booster dose of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine can prevent both infections and severe illness in adults older than 60 shortly after the injection, according to a new study conducted in Israel.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,National,Health/Medicine
Family of Hyderabad rape-murder accused alleged police killed him
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Hours after the accused in rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad allegedly committed suicide, his family members alleged that the police killed him.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jaishankar likely to hold discussions with Chinese counterpart at SCO summit
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar is likely to hold discussions with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, being held at Tajikistan's Dushanbe from Thursday, the MEA spokesperson said.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Make KL Rahul vice-captain, groom him as future captain, advises Gavaskar
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said that India should groom K.L. Rahul as a future captain. He wants the BCCI to make the stylish right-handed batsman India's vice-captain.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Baisoya, Joshi share lead at halfway stage in J&K Open
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi golfer Honey Baisoya and Bengaluru's Khalin Joshi moved into the joint lead after Round Two of the J&K Open 2021 at the Royal Springs Golf Course here.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Golf
Davis Cup: Gunneswaran to start India's campaign against Finland
Espoo (Finland), Sep 16 (IANS) India's top-ranked player Prajnesh Gunnerswaran will be taking on Otto Virtanen, Finland's No. 2 singles player who is ranked 419, in the first match of their Davis Cup World Group I 1st round match at Espoo Metro Areena here on Friday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Aggregate demand gains firmer ground: RBI August Bulletin
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prospects have brightened for India's economy as the impact of second Covid wave wane and aggregate demand gains firmer ground, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in its monthly Bulletin for August 2021.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Over 59 companies apply to avail incentives under 'White Goods' component PLI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday said that 52 companies have applied to avail PLI scheme to incentivise the domestic manufacturing of 'White Goods' components.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tajikistan only Afghan neighbour openly taking tough stand against Taliban
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Tajikistan is the only neighbouring country of Afghanistan which is emerging as the toughest critic of the Taliban.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Delhi hospital study focuses on Covid associated mucormycosis
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Timely diagnosis along with early surgical and medical management offered better chances of survival to patients suffering from Covid-19 associated mucormycosis, more commonly known as black fungus, finds a study conducted by Max Healthcare here.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Haryana CM meets PM, briefs about farmers protest, Karnal incident
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him about farmers protest and the Karnal violence.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Schools closed in UP due to rains
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government On Thursday decided to close all educational institutions in the state, following incessant rains since the past 24 hours.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Moratorium under IBC applicable to corporate debtor, not its promoters: SC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday held the moratorium under provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), which restrains initiation of any fresh proceedings or discontinuance of existing ones, does not protect the promoters of the stressed company, but applies only to the corporate debtor.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
SBI reduces home loan rate to 6.70%
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Lending major State Bank of India on Thursday launched credit score-linked home loans at 6.70 per cent, irrespective of the amount.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Too busy, so unaware of Raj Kundra's porn business: Shilpa Shetty
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has informed that Mumbai Police that she remained too tied up in her work to know the porn apps or other activities of her husband Raj Kundra - who is under custody in the pornography racket case.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Boardroom brawl at ZEEL: Management stands behind directors against two largest shareholders
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The boardroom brawl at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) took an interesting turn on Thursday with the company's current board standing behind two of its former Directors Ashok Kurien and Manish Chokhani who resigned just days before a call was given by two of its largest shareholders for an extraordinary general meeting to fire some existing directors, including Chief Executive Officer Punit Goenka who is the son of Essel Group founder and chairman Subhash Chandra.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media
Fake vax certificates sold for Rs 5,500 on Telegram: Report
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Amid vaccine mandates, fake vaccination certificates and test results are being sold on Telegram for around Rs 5,500 in India, a report said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
87% of Indian cos victims of security breach last year: Report
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 87 per cent of Indian respondents said their organisations were victims of security breach in the last year, a report said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
NYC article on India's Covid response 'provocative', 'attention-seeking': Health Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Addressing a media briefing on the prevailing Covid situation in the country, the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Balram Bhargava, on Thursday termed the recent New York Times article on India's Covid response as "provocative" and "attention-seeking".
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Media,Politics
Consider reservation in promotion, SC Commission tells Punjab
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked the Punjab government to consider reservation in the promotion of judicial officers and other court employees belonging to the Schedule Caste category.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Telangana aims to double IT exports in five years
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Telangana government on Thursday unveiled its information technology policy 2021-26, aimed at doubling the IT exports to over Rs 3 lakh crore in the next five years.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Focus and determination unmatched: Jay Shah leads tributes as Kohli quits as T20I captain
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) BCCI Secretary Jay Shah lead reactions on Virat Kohli announcing to quit as the T20I captain after the men's T20 World Cup in Oman and the UAE in October and November. In his statement, Kohli said, "I feel I need to give myself space to be fully ready to lead the Indian Team in Test and ODI Cricket."
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Riteish-Genelia Deshmukh to be star draws of 'Bigg Boss OTT' finale
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as 'Bigg Boss OTT' nears its finale, clearing the way for the television format to be hosted by Salman Khan, the latest news from the 'house' is that architect-actor Riteish Deshmukh, who was last seen in 'Baaghi 3' with Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor, and his wife Genelia will share the spotlight with the host Karan Johar on Saturday, September 18.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
National boxing: Deepak in second round as SSCB dominate
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Led by Deepak's fluent show, Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) boxers produced an impressive all-win performance on the second day of the 5th Elite Mens National Boxing Championships at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka, on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India's domestic air passenger traffic rises in August
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Easing Covid travel restrictions along with pent-up demand and low base lifted India's domestic air passenger traffic in August.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PLI Push: Sensex crosses 59K-mark; Telecom stocks soar (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) India's key stock indices rose to record high levels on Thursday, a day after the government announced support measures for some beleaguered sectors along with provisions for PLI schemes for others.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Thank Virat Kohli for his tremendous performance as T20I captain: Ganguly
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has thanked Virat Kohli for his tremendous performance as the T20I captain. He also said that the decision Kohli's decision to step down as T20 captain was made keeping in the future roadmap. On Thursday, Kohli announced via a statement that he will be quitting as the T20I skipper after the mens T20 World Cup in Oman and the UAE in October and November.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
GoPro Hero 10 Black with new GP2 processor launched in India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) GoPro on Thursday launched its latest action camera, the Hero 10 Black, with an improved overall performance.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
5 held in Tripura for assaulting BDO, govt officials
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) The police in Tripura on Thursday arrested five persons associated with the ruling BJP after a group of people severely assaulted a Block Development Officer (BDO) and nine other government employees in southern Tripura, the police said.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala records 22,182 new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Kerala on Thursday recorded 22,182 new Covid cases after 1,21,486 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, even as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan says that things are under control.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Report on Jayalalithaa death within month, probe panel tells SC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Commission of Inquiry probing the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa informed the Supreme Court on Thursday that it has examined 154 witnesses so far and only four witnesses are remaining, and it will be able to submit a report within a month in the matter.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Covid booster dose not central theme at the moment: ICMR chief
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Balram Bhargava, said on Thursday that a booster dose for Covid-19 is not the central theme of scientific and public health discussions at the moment.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP's election in-charge to visit Punjab soon
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, who was appointed election in-charge of Punjab earlier this month, will visit the state soon. Union ministers, Hardeep Singh Puri and Meenakshi Lekhi and Lok Sabha member Vinod Chavda have been made election co-incharges for Punjab.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
J&K sees 170 new cases in renewed Covid spurt
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) J&K on Thursday saw a renewed Covid spurt with 170 new cases and 98 recoveries reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant to continue as captain of Delhi Capitals
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) IPL 2020 runners-up Delhi Capitals announced on Thursday that India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will continue to be the skipper of the side in the second leg of the India Premier League (IPL) 2021. Despite the availability of regular skipper Shreyas Iyer, under whom Delhi reached the final in 2020, the franchise has decided against making a captaincy change.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'If NCP, Cong don't align, secular votes will split in Goa'
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) If the Congress does not decide to align with the Nationalist Congress Party for the upcoming 2022 Goa assembly polls, the "secular votes" in the state would be split, state NCP president Jose Phillip D'Souza said on Thursday, underlining the importance of an alliance between the two opposition parties.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
With embassies closed, black market for visas thriving in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the number of people demanding visas increasing in Afghanistan following the closure of foreign embassies in Kabul after the collapse of the former Afghan government, the black market business for visas is skyrocketing in the war-torn country.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Kanhaiya, Mevani delay Congress rejig in two states?
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The organisational restructuring in two state units, Bihar and Gujarat of the Congress party have been halted as talks with CPI leader from Bihar, Kanhaiya Kumar and Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani from Gujarat have not yet been finalised, sources said.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Madras HC stays 2 sub-sections of Rule 9 in new IT Rules
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday stayed two sub-sections under IT Rules 2021's Rule 9, which provide for a three-tier structure for addressing the grievances made in relation to publishers, under the Code of Ethics annexed to the rules.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Out on morning walk, 20-yr-old girl abducted in Noida
Noida, Sep 16 (IANS) A 20-year-old girl, who was out on morning walk along with her two brothers and sister, was allegedly kidnapped in the wee hours of Thursday, the police said.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World is off track to meet Paris Agreement targets: Report
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The average global temperature for the past five years was among the highest on record. There is an increasing likelihood that temperatures will temporarily breach the threshold of 1.5-degree Celsius above the pre-industrial era in the next five years, a new report said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Covid vax protection wane over time, boosters important: Pfizer, Moderna
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) US drug makers Pfizer and Moderna have, in different studie,s claimed that protection from their mRNA vaccine against Covid-19 can last only for about six months, or a little more, pitching a strong case for booster shots -- ignoring the calls against it by a slew of scientists.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
'Khalistani-Kashmiri nexus in US could be detrimental for India'
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) As many as 55 interlinked Kashmiri and Khalistani groups, currently operating hand-in-hand within the US, could be detrimental for both India and America, a US-based think tank warned.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Odisha police seize arm, ammunition from Maoist camp
Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) Odisha Police seized arms, ammunition and other Maoist articles during an anti-Maoist operation conducted near a reserve forest area on the border area of the Koraput and Malkangiri districts, police said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
U-turn underpass at Delhi-Gurugram border to open on Oct 15
Gurugram, Sep 16 (IANS) A U-turn underpass at the Delhi-Gurugram border on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway (NH 48) will be opened on October 15, 2021.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Dhoni, Anand Mahindra in expert panel to revamp NCC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra are among 16 members of a high-level expert committee formed to suggest measures to empower National Cadet Corps cadets to contribute more effectively towards nation-building.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Virat Kohli to quit as T20I captain after T20 World Cup
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli announced on Thursday that he will be stepping down as the T20I captain after the completion of the men's T20 World Cup in Oman and the UAE in October.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
After SC warns of stay on tribunals act, Centre reinstates acting NCLAT chief
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday threatened a suo moto stay on the Tribunals Reforms Act, as it asked the Centre to reinstate acting NCLAT chief, Justice Ashok Iqbal Singh Cheema, who was asked to retire 10 days before due date of September 20. However, the impasse did not last long, as the Centre conceded the top court's demand.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Senior Kerala bureaucrat's daughter falls down from flat, dies
Thiruuvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) In a tragic accident, the teenaged daughter of a senior Kerala bureaucrat died after falling from the balcony of their flat on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jaipur-Delhi in 2 hrs, Gadkari reviews progress of Expressway
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who was in Rajasthan on Thursday to review the progress of Mumbai-Delhi Expressway, announced that distance between Jaipur and Delhi will soon be completed in just two hours.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Govt approves Rs 30,600 cr sovereign guarantee to operationise bad bank
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The government has approved providing Rs 30,600 crore as state guarantee for the security receipts issued by the bad bank, National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd (NARCL).
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ajit Pawar welcomes top Marathi singer, folk-dancer into NCP
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday welcomed Marathi playback singer Devyani Bendre, prominent folk-dancer Surekha Punekar, and others into the Nationalist Congress Party fold.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Durand Cup: 10-man Gokulam overcome Hyderabad FC 1-0
Kalyani, Sep 16 (IANS) Ghanian forward Rahim Osumanu scored the only goal as defending Champions Gokulam Kerala FC (GKFC) prevailed over Hyderabad FC 1-0 in Group D encounter of the 130th Durand Cup at the Kalyani stadium here on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Tushar Dalvi channels his inner 'Sai Baba'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The ongoing track of 'Mere Sai: Shraddha aur Saburi' focuses on the story of Govind Raghunath Dabholkar or 'Hemadpant', the author of the 'Sai Satcharitra' and essaying the role is Mahesh Thakur with Tushar Dalvi playing Shirdi's 'Sai Baba'.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Zoya Hussain: Waiting between two good projects is the toughest
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) She made her entry in Bollywood quite 'silently' as Zoya Hussain played the character of a mute girl in her debut film 'Mukkabaaz' in 2017. Since then there was no looking back for Zoya as she has been constantly working.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amit Trivedi, Ajay-Atul, Badshah, Tanishq Bagchi to perform at Global Citizen Live
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Artistes Amit Trivedi, Ajay-Atul, Badshah and Tanishq Bagchi will be performing as part of the coveted Global Citizen Live's Concert.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rahul Gandhi pays homage to Oscar Fernandes
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday paid last respects to veteran party leader and former union minister Oscar Fernandes at the Saint Patrick's Church in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kohli to step down as T20 skipper after World Cup
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli announced on Thursday that he will be quitting as the T20I captain after the completion of the men's T20 World Cup in Oman and the UAE in October.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Stalin to personally monitor all welfare projects
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M .K. Stalin on Thursday said that he would personally monitor the implementation of all the welfare schemes announced by the state government.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga partner for specials with ViacomCBS
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Ninety-five-year-old Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga's second and final collaborative album 'Love for Sale' will be broadcast in three different specials on CBS, MTV Entertainment Group, and Paramount+.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Centre cites Delhi public order's int'l implications for Asthana's appointment
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that the national capital has a specific and special requirement, as it witnessed certain untoward and extremely challenging public order problems/riots/crimes having an international implication, therefore appointment of Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as Delhi's Commissioner of Police was made in "public interest".
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ISI trained terrorists were to blow bridges, railway tracks in India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) trained the two terrorists, that were arrested by the special Cell of Delhi police, were to blow bridges and railway tracks to cause mass casualties in India, it was revealed during the interrogation on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
'Menstrual changes after Covid vax plausible, must be investigated'
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Some women say they experienced period changes after getting a Covid-19 vaccination. While the reported changes are short-lived, research into this possible adverse reaction remains critical to the success of the vaccination programme, according to an editorial published in The BMJ.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Thousands of massive, ancient volcanic eruptions on Mars: NASA
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Scientists at NASA have found evidence that a region of northern Mars called Arabia Terra experienced thousands of "super eruptions," the biggest volcanic eruptions known, over a 500 million year period.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Ex-Mumbai top cop jolted as HC dismisses plea against probes
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) In a massive setback to former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, the Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed his plea challenging two probes launched against him by the Maharashtra government.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Anjali Tatrari, Avinesh Rekhi to play leads in royal saga 'Tere Bina Jeeya Jaaye Naa'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actors Anjali Tatrari and Avinesh Rekhi are all set to play the lead roles in Zee TV's upcoming fiction show titled 'Tere Bina Jeeya Jaaye Naa'.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
WhatsApp testing in-app business directory feature in Brazil
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp has started testing a new in-app business directory feature to let users find local shops and services on the app in Brazil.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sachin-Jigar's track 'Nahi Jana' a tribute to Covid frontline workers
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Music composer duo Sachin-Jigar released their track 'Nahi Jana' on Wednesday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pete Buttigieg docu 'Mayor Pete' to open hybrid LGBTQ+ NewFest
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) The New York LGBTQ+ film festival NewFest will begin with the screening of 'Mayor Pete', the Amazon Studios documentary about Pete Buttigieg's run for president in 2020.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Kashi Vishwanath Dham project racing against time for completion
Varanasi (UP), Sep 16 (IANS) Almost 70 per cent work on the ambitious Kashi Vishwanath Dham project has been completed. The deadline for completion of the Rs 700 crore project is November 15.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Pratik Gandhi: The story of 'Shimmy' touched me deeply
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) As the trailer of his short film 'Shimmy' releases on September 17, actor Pratik Gandhi shares how deeply he is connected with the story in which he plays the father of a teenaged daughter.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shardul Thakur credits Dhoni's tip, extra hard work for improved batting
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) A suggestion from former India skipper Mahindra Singh Dhoni and encouragement from team management, skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma helped Shardul Thakur concentrate and work on his batting so much that the improvement has ensured that he gets to bat regularly in the nets, unlike other bowlers.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
AP government appoints jumbo TTD trust board
Tirupati, Sep 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has appointed a jumbo sized trust board of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of world's richest temple at Tirumala near here.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Police on lookout of man for stealing bag of dying accident victim
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) After a man was run over by a speeding car in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, another man who was walking by in a local dress of veshti and without even wearing footwear decamped with the bag of the accident victim who was lying in a pool of blood.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Punjab sets up first genome sequencing facility
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Punjab government has commenced its first genome sequencing facility in Patiala town and 150 samples were tested with no new variant of coronavirus identified, state Health Minister Balbir Sidhu said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
College named after slain army soldier in J&K's Shopian
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) A government degree college J&K's Shopian district was on Thursday named after a local slain army soldier.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Education,Politics
Mizoram CM urges PM to provide humanitarian aid to Myanmar refugees
Aizawl, Sep 16 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga once again urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide humanitarian assistance to Myanmar nationals as the bordering northeastern state is witnessing a fresh influx of refugees from the military coup hit neighbouring country after a renewed clash between the Army and the pro-democratic forces, officials said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
SpaceX, Blue Origin to make Moon lander design for NASA
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Tech billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin features in the list of five US companies NASA selected for making Moon lander designs, the US space agency has said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Technology
JAM trinity catapulted banking to a different level: Nirmala Sitharaman
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Sep 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the 'JAM' (Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile) trinity has been a game changer for India, enabling them to take forward financial inclusion in a futuristic format.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,Business/Economy,Politics
15 injured in blast at Barauni oil refinery, 8 in serious condition
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) Around 15 employees were injured, including eight seriously, in an explosion at a wing of the Barauni oil refinery in Bihar's Begusarai district on Thursday, officials said.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 held for sexually exploiting, blackmailing minor girl in K'taka
Chikkamagalur (Karnataka), Sep 16 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested four persons on charges of sexual exploitation and blackmailing of a minor girl over her private video, police sources said on Thursday in Chikkamagalur district.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Resignation was a well thought out decision: Arpita Ghosh
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) A day after Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Arpita Ghosh resigned from the Upper House, the well-known theatre personality said that her resignation was a carefully thought decision, and that she didn't step down under pressure from any person or the party.
2021-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor turn host and guest on 'Teri Meri Baatein'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Bollywood buffs like most of us are always on the lookout for some insights into the likes and dislikes of their favourite stars, and 'Teri Meri Baatein' will give some of those entertaining sneak peeks. The show will see the guests play the hosts too and give some latest gossip of B-Town celebrities.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Over 20 mn Indians streamed YouTube content on connected TVs
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Video-streaming giant YouTube has said that more than 20 million Indians streamed YouTube content on their connected TVs, over 40 per cent growth since May last year.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Affordable realme 'C25Y' launched with 50MP camera in India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Expanding its entry-level C-series, smartphone brand realme on Thursday launched a new phone -- C25Y -- that comes with a 50MP AI-based triple camera setup, starting at Rs 10,999.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UP BJP making efforts to win seats lost in last assembly polls
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh BJP is putting extra efforts on those seats which the saffron party lost in the 2017 assembly polls. Leading from the front, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP Uttar Pradesh chief Swatantra Dev Singh have already started visiting these constituencies to reach out to the voters.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bombay HC rejects ex-Mumbai top cop's plea against probe
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) In a huge setback to former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, the Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed his plea challenging two probes launched against him by the Maharashtra government.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Divine's Gully Gang signs Goa rapper Tsumyoki for maiden EP 'Way Too Messy'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Divine's Gully Gang Entertainment has signed Goa rapper Tsumyoki for his maiden EP 'Way Too Messy'.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Sale of iPhone without charger harms consumer rights'
Taipei, Sep 16 (IANS) A consumer protection group in Taiwan has called for an investigation into Apple's decision to sell iPhones without chargers.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Cong demands inquiry into allegations of data fudging by ICMR
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday demanded that an inquiry should be conducted into the data fudging by ICMR as party alleged the medical body manipulated data to keep the political masters happy which led to the loss of human lives.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SLC denies reports of players 'deliberately underperforming' in T20I series
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Thursday denied allegations of players 'deliberately underperforming' in the recently-concluded T20I series against South Africa. Certain media reports in the country claimed that some of the players in the team did not fully commit themselves on the field in a comprehensive 3-0 series loss to South Africa.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Vicky Kaushal leaves for shoot of 'Into the Wild With Bear Grylls'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal left for the Maldives on Thursday to shoot for an episode of adventure show 'Into The Wild With Bear Grylls'.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bhupendra Patel expands cabinet, 24 new ministers sworn in
Gandhinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Bhupendra Patel cabinet in Gujarat was expanded on Thursday with 24 ministers -- all new faces -- inducted, out of which only three have held ministerial posts before.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sandesh Kulkarni recalls battling depression during 'Mumbai Diaries 26/11' shoot
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Sandesh Kulkarni, who plays the character of ACP Tawde in the latest web series 'Mumbai Diaries 26/11', has opened up on the challenges of shooting for the role while battling clinical depression in real life.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gaurav Amlani reveals more about his latest project 'Punyashlok Ahilyabai'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Gaurav Amlani opens up about playing a pivotal role of Ahilya's husband 'Khanderao' in 'Punyashlok Ahilyabai' which is based on the life of legendary queen Rani Ahilyabai Holkar.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Cameron Diaz on 'hardballing' on relationship expectations
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz has talked of the virtues of "hardballing" during a sit-down chat with Drew Barrymore and Ross Matthews.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Airtel challenge against DoT's demand of Rs 1,400 Cr
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) heard on Thursday Airtel's challenge against DoT's demand of approximately Rs 1,400 crore raised in terms of the AGR Judgement dated September 1, 2020 passed by the Supreme Court.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kannur varsity to withdraw RSS ideologues' books in MA syllabus
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) After making headlines for the past few days, Kannur University Vice Chancellor Gopinath Ravindran on Thursday said that the books of prominent RSS ideologues in the curriculum of the newly started Master's course in Public Administration at Kannur University, will be withdrawn.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
DJ Snake, Justin Bieber's 'Let Me Love You' hits one billion YouTube views
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Justin Bieber has yet another video in YouTube's one billion club. The singer's collaboration with DJ Snake on the French DJ-producer's 2016 single 'Let Me Love You' from his debut studio album 'Encore' has crossed the landmark, the video streaming service announced, according to Billboard.com.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Bhumika Chawla elated at response to her Telugu film 'Seetimaarr'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Bhumika Chawla is happy with the response to her recently-released Telugu movie 'Seetimaarr. The movie, directed by Sampath Nandi, is a sports action drama and also features Gopichand and Tamannaah Bhatia.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Did you ever wonder what makes a society happy?
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) According to the World Happiness Report 2021 which was released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Finland was once again crowned as the world's happiest country. India has been ranked 139 out of 149 countries in the list of UN World Happiness Report 2021.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
ACB clearance mandatory for J&K employees seeking passports
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government issued orders on Thursday making clearance certificate from anti-corruption bureau (ACB) mandatory for government employees who apply for obtaining a passport.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
1 in 2 South Asians concerned about the damage smartphones causes to wellbeing
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) As the world adjusts to a post-pandemic reality dominated by technology, public concerns about the dangers of over-consumption are gathering pace. According to a major new survey from Saudi-based cultural institute, Ithra, over one in two (56 per cent) South Asians are worried about the impact of Internet and smartphone use on their health.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Durand Cup: Jamshedpur FC faces a tough challenge against FC Goa
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) In a clash between two ISL teams, Jamshedpur FC face FC Goa in a crucial Group B game to stay in the hunt for a spot in the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) on Friday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Roadmap for cabinet expansion in Rajasthan ready, says Maken
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress General Secretary In charge of Rajasthan Ajay Maken on Thursday said that roadmap is ready for cabinet expansion and organisational rejig in the state.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chandan Roy Sanyal, Tillotama Shome-starrer 'Deep6' to premiere at Busan fest
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The film 'Deep6', starring Chandan Roy Sanyal, Tillotama Shome and late legend Soumitra Chatterjee, is all set to have its world premiere at the prestigious 26th Busan International Film Festival.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Audit your kitchen hygiene!
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) When it comes to the kitchen, our daily rituals and considerations are limited to stocking the larder or finding great recipes to keep our menus interesting. Given that kitchens are the centre of our homes, it is also imperative to think about measures that keep it clean and hygienic. This extends to curbing common ailments that might emanate from cross-contamination of food, or unintended exposure to germs. Food poisoning is chief amongst them and can be caused by unwashed hands, improperly cleaned kitchen surfaces or kitchen storage units.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Octavia Spencer apologises to Britney Spears, fiance Sam Asghari for prenup joke
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Octavia Spencer apologised to Britney Spears and her fiance Sam Asghari after she made a prenup joke on Instagram after they got engaged.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Afghan Deputy PM Mullah Baradar releases video after death rumours
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Under intense pressure and questions over his whereabouts, the Taliban's Deputy Prime Minister of Afghanistan Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has now released a video message.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Theatre is my adrenaline shot: Actor Tiku Talsania
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) Veteran Indian actor Tiku Talsania, known for essaying comic roles in many Bollywood films, is also a Gujarati theatre thespian par excellence. He stars in Zee Theatre's new teleplay 'Jenu Khisu Garam Eni Same Sau Naram', and says theatre has been my adrenaline shot.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A platform to sell pre loved items
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) A garage sale in the 21st century needs a tech savvy platform. Which is where Poshmark comes into the picture, the platform with a community over 2.5 million Canadians has products listed with over half a billion dollars in value by their users.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Telecom package could dent sector inflows by Rs 26K cr
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Government's telecom sector package could put pressure of country's fiscal health in FY22 with expectation of wider slippages on the deficit.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Women's Big Bash League relocated to Tasmania due to border closures
Hobart, Sep 16 (IANS) The seventh edition of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) will start from Tasmania. The state will now host the first 20 matches of the season after Covid-19 outbreak led to border closures, forcing a change to the original schedule. The league will begin as scheduled on October 14. But instead of North Sydney Oval hosting the opening match between Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars, Hobart's Blundstone Arena will now be the hosts.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Inflation moderating from May's shock spike: RBI Dy Guv
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) India's inflation level is moderating from the shock spike of May, said RBI's Deputy Governor Michael Debabrata Patra on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Work towards PM's vision to transform health system: Mandaviya to doctors
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday exhorted doctors to work towards the Prime Minister's vision to holistically transform the health system for New India.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
3 dead, 60 injured in 6.0-magnitude China earthquake (Ld)
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Three people were killed and 60 others injured on Thursday after a powerful 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Luxian county in China's Sichuan province, authorities said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Accused in rape-murder of 6-yr-old commits suicide (2nd Ld)
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The accused in last week's horrific incident of rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad, was found dead on railway track on Thursday while the police termed it a clear case of suicide.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hindu outfit gives deadline to K'taka CM for action on temple demolition
Mysuru (Karnataka), Sep 16 (IANS) Hindu Jagarana Vedike South India Convenor Jagadish Karanth on Thursday gave a 10-day deadline to the Chief Minister to initiate action against officers responsible for the demolition of the Huchagani Mahadevamma temple in Mysuru.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
British actor Stephen Fry to deliver the 2021 MCC Cowdrey Lecture
London, Sep 16 (IANS) British actor Stephen Fry will deliver the 2021 MCC Cowdrey Lecture at the Lord's Cricket Ground on November 16. Fry has been a lifelong cricket supporter and patron of the MCC Foundation. The lecture will take place two days after the final of ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'PUBG: New State' surpasses 40 mn pre-registrations globally
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) South Korean game developer Krafton on Thursday announced that PUBG: New State has officially secured more than 40 million pre-registrations on Google Play and App Store following its second Alpha Test in 28 countries last month.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Goa Guv announces aid to 71 orphanages on Modi's 71st birthday eve
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Goa Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Thursday announced financial aid to 71 old age homes, orphanages in the state and said that 71 patients would receive financial assistance from the Raj Bhavan for dialysis treatment, on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
New Zealand launches vaccine buses
Auckland, Sep 16 (IANS) Three mobile vaccine buses launched in New Zealand's Auckland city on Thursday to help people fasten their Covid-19 vaccination.
2021-09-16
Category: International, New Zealand,Politics
Telangana ministers visit rape-murder victim's family
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A week after the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad, two Telangana ministers on Thursday called on her parents and presented a cheque of Rs 20 lakh.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Over 634,000 Afghans displaced this year: UN agency
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) More than 634,000 Afghans have been internally displaced by conflicts in 2021, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the war-torn nation said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Huge turnout at police officer's funeral reminds one of Kashmir's complex reality
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A police officer, Arshid Ahmad Mir, was shot dead from point-blank range by terrorists in Khanyar area of Srinagar city, evoking strong reactions from various quarters in Kashmir. While huge crowds turning up for funerals of militants in the valley had become a norm till 2020, on Sunday, thousands of people participated in the last rites of SI Mir.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Kashmir,Terrorism
For 2nd day, IT sleuths 'search' actor Sonu Sood's home
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, the Income Tax Department continued its 'survey' operations at the home of Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, official sources said here on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood,Politics
US, UK, Australia announce new security partnership
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The US, the UK, and Australia have announced the creation of a new trilateral security partnership.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Vitamin D may protect severe Covid infection, death: Study
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Good amount of Vitamin D in the body before Covid-19 infection can prevent severe disease and death, according to an international study.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
CPI-M Tripura Secretary dies at 70 due to Covid complications
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) CPI-M Tripura state Secretary and veteran Journalist Gautam Das died at a Kolkata Hospital on Thursday following Covid-19 complications, doctors and party sources said. He was 70.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
President Kovind arrives in Shimla on 4-day visit
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday arrived in the Himachal Pradesh capital on a four-day visit.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Kerala BJP chief appears before Police in poll bribery case
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Kerala BJP president K. Surendran on Thursday appeared before the Kasargode Crime Branch police officials after he was summoned in an election bribery case filed against him.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Despite criticism, Goa leader of oppn opted to take free jab: BJP
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) While slamming the opposition for criticising the Goa government's vaccination efforts, state BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade on Thursday said that despite the Congress' criticism, Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat had no qualms about getting himself vaccinated "free of cost".
2021-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Cong to take social media fight to booth level in poll bound states
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress social media national executive meeting is scheduled to be held on September 17 and 18 in New Delhi. All the state heads of the social media department of the party will participate in the meeting. Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will address the meet on September 18.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Royal snub to Pakistan's drive for Taliban recognition
Kabul/New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Rhapsodising over the takeover of Afghanistan by medieval marauders, Pakistan has begun a hectic diplomacy campaign to seek recognition for the government in Kabul. And, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi suffered a snub at his very first stop, Dushanbe. He had no choice but to stomach the insult as he apparently did not do his homework before meeting President Emomali Rahmon.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh inks trade, investment framework with Aus
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi and his counterpart Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Dan Tehan have signed a framework on trade and investment between the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka said in a statement on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Record highs: Sensex crosses 59k mark; Telecom stocks soar (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) India's key stock indices rose during mid-afternoon trade session on Thursday to reach new intra-day record high levels.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Jacqueline Fernandez takes social media criticism in her stride
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, during a chat session with her 'Bhoot Police' co-actor Arjun Kapoor, said that some of the social media criticism makes sense to her as she takes it positively.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Citing millions of Sputnik Light vax wastage, Russia urges India to lift ban on export
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Russia has sought a nod from the Indian government to lift a ban on the export of single-dose Covid vaccine Sputnik Light citing the reason for its shelf life and possibility of being wasted.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Salman Yosuf Khan: In any competition, No. 2 is a bad position to be in
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Popular dancer and choreographer Salman Yosuf Khan, who is part of dance reality show 'Dance+' season 6 as one of the mentors, revealed how heartbreaking and depressing it can be to be in the second position in any competition when one is equally good as the winner.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
AAP promises free electricity within 24 hrs of coming to power in UP
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ahead of the 2022 Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on Thursday assured to relieve people of high electricity bills by promising 300 units of free electricity within 24 hours of them coming to power in the state.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PFC issues India's first-ever Euro Green Bonds
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Power sector financier Power Finance Corporation Ltd has issued its maiden Euro 300 million 7 year Euro Bond issuance on September 13.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Australians more anxious, stressed amid Covid: Survey
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) A majority of Australians believe that their lives have gotten worse since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey revealed on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Have been waiting for four months to join Delhi Capitals camp: Ponting
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting expressed happiness over joining the team in Dubai ahead of the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 starting from September 19. Ponting added that the players have shown great intensity during the pre-season camp.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
PLI schemes buoy equities; telecom stocks' rise
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) India's key stock indices rose during afternoon trade session on Thursday a day after the government announced support measures for some beleaguered sectors along with provisions for PLI schemes for others.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Raqesh not my sidekick': Shamita on 'Bigg Boss OTT'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Shamita and Raqesh's connection in the 'Bigg Boss OTT' house is matured, well-behaved and the most adored connection in the house. During a recent episode, Shamita Shetty responded to an accusation that she treats her 'connection' in the Bigg Boss OTT house, Raqesh Bapat, like a sidekick.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gadkari inspects Delhi-Mumbai Expressway work progress in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 16 (IANS) Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari inspected the construction work of the eight-lane Delhi-Mumbai Expressway (NH-148N) on Thursday to assess the status of the project and suggest improvement measures to the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) officials. This is the longest expressway in India.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
US CEOs warn Congress of potential crisis if debt limit not raised
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Business Roundtable, an association of over 200 CEOs of America's leading companies, warned Congress of the prospect of an economic crisis if it fails to swiftly raise the debt limit.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Govt's PLI scheme to boost EV two-wheeler manufacturing
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Government's productivity linked incentive (PLI) scheme for auto and auto component industry will benefit the electric vehicle (EV) segment immensely, especially the two-wheelers, which can see rapid adoption over the coming years providing incumbents an opportunity to step up their game.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Irrfan Khan's son Babil gets degree despite dropping out
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Babil Khan, son of late acclaimed star Irrfan Khan, has received his graduate degree from the University of Westminster, London, despite having dropped out of college, going by his post on Instagram.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After SC's anguish, Centre agrees to reinstate acting chair of NCLAT
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) After a brief deadlock with the Supreme Court on Thursday, the Centre agreed to reinstate Justice Ashok Iqbal Singh Cheema as acting chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), till the date of his retirement on September 20, enabling him to pronounce judgments pending with him.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hindustan Copper OFS opens for non-retail investors
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The offer for sale of government equity in Hindustan Copper opened on Thursday amid hype of a good response from investors.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple hit with lawsuit for 'defective' M1 MacBook screens
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Tech giant Apple has been hit with a class-action lawsuit claiming that M1 MacBook models shipped with a concealed defect causing their screens to become easily cracked.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Google News Showcase now rolling out in Japan
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Google News Showcase, a $1 billion news licensing programme to support publishers by surfacing card-based content across its platforms is now coming to Japan.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Crores of rupees deposited in bank accounts of two children in Bihar
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) People of Bihar are surprised over crores of rupees being credited in the bank accounts of two children.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
Haryana to reopen schools for Class 1 to 3 from Sep 20
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to reopen government and private schools for Class 1 to 3 from September 20.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Sri Lanka's 16th Central Bank Governor assumes office
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) The 16th Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), Ajith Nivard Cabraal, has assumed office.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Priyanka to be in Lucknow next week to finalise yatra program
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Lucknow next week to give a final shape to the "Pratigya Yatra" programme to be launched by the party unit ahead of the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh next year.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Incredibly excited to have fans back at the IPL this year: Morgan
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan has expressed his happiness over fans being allowed to enter stadiums during the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in the UAE. On Wednesday, it was announced that fans will be allowed for matches in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah in limited numbers, keeping in mind the Covid protocols and UAE government regulations.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ED raids activist & ex-bureaucrat Harsh Mander's residence, offices
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate is carrying out raids at the residence and offices of the retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Harsh Mander on Thursday in a financial fraud case.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Food insecurity at highest levels in South Sudan
United Nations, Sep 16 (IANS) People in South Sudan currently face the highest levels of food insecurity recorded since the country's independence from Sudan 10 years ago, said a UN official.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Maha ATS, Delhi Police jointly interrogate arrested terrorists
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A team of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Special Cell of the Delhi Police is jointly interrogating the six terror suspects who were planning to carry out attacks in the forthcoming festival season, an official said here on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
UNSC encourages resumption of talks on Nile dam
United Nations, Sep 16 (IANS) The UN Security Council has encouraged Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to resume negotiations on the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Nile River.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Australia pacer Vlaeminck unavailable for selection till T20Is against India
Mackay, Sep 16 (IANS) Australia pacer Tayla Vlaeminck will not be considered for selection until the T20I leg of the multi-format series against India, said head coach Matthew Mott on Thursday. Mott confirmed that Tayla, who missed last years T20 World Cup in Australia with a stress fracture in her right foot, had suffered some niggles during the pre-season in Victoria.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
This man battled Covid for 130 days and won
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) After a hard-fought battle of 130 days against Covid-19, Vishwas Saini is now back home.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Australian researchers identify likely cause of Alzheimer's disease
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Australian researchers have in a groundbreaking study identified a 'blood-to-brain pathway' that can lead to Alzheimer's disease, offering potential new prevention and treatment opportunities for the debilitating brain disorder,which is the most prevalent form of dementia globally.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Samsung to launch Galaxy M52 5G in last week of Sep
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Samsung is all set to launch Galaxy M52 5G, its most powerful Galaxy M Series smartphone in the last week of September and will go on sale in October, industry sources told IANS on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Pak's ruling PTI weaponised 'fake news' to clamp down on criticism
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Since the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) came to power in 2018, its government officials and ministers have often dismissed and labelled accurate news stories, which they disagree with, as "fake news", Geo TV reported.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Berrington, Sharif power Scotland to win Zimbabwe in first T20I
Edinburgh, Sep 16 (IANS) Scotland defeated Zimbabwe by seven runs in the first of the three T20 Internationals here.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
BJP allies seek share in UP pie for 2022 polls
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) More and more allies of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are demanding their proverbial pound of flesh in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'Chaupai Sahib' sung by Aparshakti Khurana is out now
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) If you are looking for compositions that can give you peace and divinity, then you can listen to 'Chaupai Sahib', sung by actor Aparshakti Khurana.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
S. Korea sways India's millennials with rice, rhythm, entertainment
New Delhi, Sep 16: It is not unusual for films or television shows to spearhead their country's soft-power. A similar trend is visible in India, prominently among the millennials, who seem to have been blown away by the Korean Wave!
2021-09-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Features
Ex-J&K MLC murder case: Suspects to be taken to Punjab, Jammu for probe
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi Police will take the suspects in the murder case of former J&K legislative council member Trilochan Singh Wazir to Jammu and Punjab to unearth the whole conspiracy behind the crime.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Is the Taliban thinking of creating a regular army for Afghanistan?
New Delhi, Sep 16: The Taliban's acting Army Chief, Qari Fasihuddin said that the militant group is holding consultations over creating a regular army for Afghanistan.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
K'taka to object bringing fuel prices into GST net
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) The Karnataka government is all set to oppose the proposal to bring petrol and diesel into the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the GST council meeting scheduled to be held on Friday in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Honey Singh, Govinda, Chunky Pandey on 'Super Dancer 4' this week
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) While singers Honey Singh, Neha Kakkar and Tony Kakkar will be special guests for one episode, the other episode will see the presence of Govinda and Chunky Pandey on the weekend episodes of 'Super Dancer: Chapter 4'.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Imran Khan says Pak had to endure a 'terrible' relationship with US
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his country had to endure a "terrible" relationship with the US which turned out to be disastrous for Islamabad.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Halle Berry says her struggles are overlooked
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has debunked the notion that she has had an easy life, suggesting people are quick to judge her on the basis of her good looks.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC allows symbolic immersion of Ganesh idols in Hyd's Hussain Sagar Lake
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed immersion of Lord Ganesh idols, made from Plaster-of-Paris (POP) in Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad, during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Denmark announces 'contingency strategy' for Covid
Copenhagen, Sep 16 (IANS) A Danish government-commissioned expert group released a report, advocating a contingency strategy for Covid-19 situation.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Denmark,Politics
India's daily Covid cases cross 30K after 4 days, surge in deaths too
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India reported 30,570 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, 12.4 per cent higher than Wednesday. The number of deaths during the last 24 hours has been 431, higher than recent daily numbers.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Loss of business from Ford India will be compensated with new clients: Kamarajar Port CMD
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Kamarajar Port Ltd -- formerly Ennore Port Ltd -- is confident of making up for the proposed loss of Ford India Ltd.'s car export volumes with new clients, said a top company official.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Hope more youngsters from Manipur take up hockey, Nilakanta Sharma
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) In nearly four decades since Pangambam Nilakomol Singh became Manipur's first hockey Olympian, the state has seen four more male players representing Team India in the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Israel shuts down for Jewish Day of Atonement
Tel Aviv, Sep 16 (IANS) Israel came to halt in observance of Yom Kippur, the Jewish calendar's most important day associated with atonement and repentance.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Politics
PM inaugurates Defence Office Complexes, lashes out at Central Vista critics
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed out at critics of Central Vista project on Thursday during inauguration of the Defence Offices Complexes in Delhi.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Ananya Panday, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Adarsh Gourav to star in 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actors Ananya Panday, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Adarsh Gourav will star in 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan', a coming-of-'digital' age story of three friends in the city of Mumbai.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Germany makes hospitalisation key indicator for Covid measures
Berlin, Sep 16 (IANS) The German government announced that the number of people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 is now the key indicator used to assess the pandemic situation in the country.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Rajputs angry over Mihir Bhoj termed Gurjar
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's proposed visit to Dadri to unveil a statue of north India's 9th century ruler Mihir Bhoj, has drawn the ire of Rajputs who have warned of a nation-wide agitation if he goes ahead with the visit.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Vengaboys return with '1999 (I Wanna Go Back)' single
London, Sep 16 (IANS) The 'Vengabus' is back with 'Boom' as the '90s party anthem band Vengaboys takes us back to the '90s with '1999 (I Wanna Go Back)' single released Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Heavy rain lashes parts of UP
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Lucknow and some other districts in Uttar Pradesh witnessed heavy rainfall on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
UN monitoring cameras damaged in terrorist attacks: Iranian official
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Some of the monitoring cameras installed by UN nuclear inspectors at Iranian nuclear sites under the 2015 nuclear agreement "were damaged in recent terrorist attacks" and were not replaced due to other deal parties not fulfilling their commitments, the country's nuclear chief said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Suresh Gopi's 'salute' controversy rages as Cong stages protests
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) The controversy that surfaced after superstar and Rajya Sabha member Suresh Gopi on Wednesday said he politely asked a Sub Inspector of the Kerala Police to salute him as he is an MP, on Thursday took a different turn when Youth Congress workers at Palakkad staged a protest against him.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Untold stories of popular daily soaps to find a life on 'Ankahee Dastaan'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Iconic television characters aren't just any characters; they are a craze, they are phenomenal! Watching them back on-screen will always be a delight for any TV aficionado. And this is what the audience will see in 'Ankahee Dastaan'. It will bring one movie featuring favourite characters and untold stories of popular TV shows.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ghani's abrupt exit scuttled Taliban power sharing deal: US envoy
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The US negotiator on Afghanistan has said that former President Ashraf Ghanis abrupt exit scuttled a deal for the Taliban to hold off entering Kabul and negotiate a political transition, The Guardian reported.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UP BJP to hold farmers' meet to felicitate Yogi
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a farmers' meet in Lucknow on September 19 on the completion of four years of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Guj Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi resigns, likely to get cabinet berth
Gandhinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Expecting a berth in Bhupendra Patel's new cabinet, the Gujarat state Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Thursday tendered his resignation.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Maha Minister asks Gavaskar to use unutilised plot
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) A senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) minister has virtually issued a 'warning' to cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar for not developing a cricket academy on a plot of land allotted to him three decades ago.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket,Politics
Olympic hockey hero Sreejesh opens up to Big B on Team India's medal-winning feat
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) While conversing with host Amitabh Bachchan on 'KBC 13', India goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh talks about winning an Olympic medal in hockey after 41 long years.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Birth certificate of actress-MP Nusrat Jahan's son reveals father's identity
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The speculation over the father of Bengali actress and Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan's newborn son Yishaan J. Dasgupta has been put to rest by the infant's birth certificate on the website of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Yishaan was born on August 26.
2021-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
7 soldiers, 5 terrorists killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Seven soldiers and five terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire in South Waziristan district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an army statement said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
'Bhoot cop' Saif Ali Khan reveals what scares him
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan, whose latest release is horror comedy 'Bhoot Police', has talked about what scares him. The actor says he has no supernatural fear.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Drug factory discovered in Bengaluru, narcotics worth Rs 2 cr seized
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Karnataka Police department has detected a narcotics factory here in the capital and seized Rs 2 crore worth 4 kilograms of MDMA synthetic drugs on Thursday. A Nigerian national was taken into custody.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Ashwin's return is a good thing but will he be in the XI?'
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin may have been included in the 15-man squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, but former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar is doubtful over the veteran off-spinner getting a chance to feature in the mega event.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Govt seeks Rs 8-10 lakh crore valuation for LIC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India is seeking a valuation of between Rs 8 trillion ($109 billion) and Rs 10 trillion for the state-backed Life Insurance Corporation in what's slated to be the nation's biggest initial public offering, Bloomberg reported.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
FAIFA applauds govt's push for digital technologies in farm sector
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), a non-profit organisation representing the cause of millions of farmers and farm workers of commercial crops, has lauded the steps taken by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to promote digital technology in the farm sector.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vigilance raids 28 premises linked to ex-AIADMK minister
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) bureau was on Thursday conducting raids at 28 places associated with former AIADMK Minister and Jholarpet MLA K.C. Veeramani.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
15 Bangla-speaking persons trained in making bombs by ISI likely from Bengal
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The 15 Bangla-speaking persons trained by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in a town named Jioni near the Gwadar Port along with two arrested terrorists in explosives handling, are suspected to be from West Bengal, a senior IPS officer said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Ola Electric sells scooters worth Rs 600cr in a day
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ola Electric on Thursday announced that it has sold e-scooters worth 600 core in a day, since Wednesday when the purchase window was opened.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Several patients with Black Fungus detected in SL
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Health Ministry said patients with the Black Fungus had been detected from several areas of the country amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Houthis capture key areas in central Yemen
Sanaa, Sep 16 (IANS) The Houthi militia captured key areas from Yemen's government forces following intense battles in the country's central province of al-Bayda, a military official said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Delhi-NCR receives more rain, orange alert activated
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Thursday morning saw light showers across the national capital and adjoining areas that later developed into an orange alert warning as moderate to heavy rainfall was predicted for the day by the IMD.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Centre all set to appoint new interlocutor for Naga Peace talks
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With an aim to resume peace talks with Naga leaders, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is all set to appoint a new interlocutor very soon.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Like Messi, but three goals don't make Nkunku, Leipzig happy
Berlin, Sep 16 (IANS) It seemed a difficult decision for Christopher Nkunku. After a game of open doors containing nine entertaining goals, the 23-year-old couldn't make up his mind whether to cry or laugh.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Tennis
117 school students test Covid positive since Sep 1
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the authorities are mulling on the reopening of schools for junior classes in Tamil Nadu, a spike in Covid-19 cases among the school students has become a matter of worry for the state health and education departments. A few teachers have also tested positive since the schools reopened in the state on September 1.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Microsoft will allow sign-in sans password
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Microsoft is further nudging users away from passwords by rolling out passwordless sign-in options to all consumer Microsoft accounts.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
How AI can help in Covid-19 treatment
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A team of international researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can predict how much extra oxygen a Covid-19 patient might need.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Kelly Clarkson to unveil holiday single 'Christmas Isn't Canceled (Just You)' on Sep 23
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Kelly Clarkson is already gearing up for the Christmas season as she announced her new holiday single 'Christmas Isn't Canceled (Just You)'.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
EU to convene defence summit in 2022
Strasbourg, Sep 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will convene a defence summit next year during the French presidency of the Council of the EU, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced.
2021-09-16
Category: International, France,Politics
Chinese national among 2 nabbed by SSB from Indo-Nepal border
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) A team of Sashastra Seema Bal nabbed two persons, including a Chinese national, from the India-Nepal border in Kishanganj district of Bihar.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN students, parents upbeat over helpline for NEET aspirants
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Students, who have taken NEET examination, and their parents are upbeat at the latest initiative of the Tamil Nadu government of opening a helpline for stress relief for those who have taken NEET.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Pratik Gandhi reveals why 'Bhavai' is a special film for him
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Pratik Gandhi, who became an overnight sensation with his performance as Harshad Mehta in the web-series 'Scam 1992', is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film 'Bhavai'.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Turkey's Antalya lures over 6mn foreign tourists in 2021
Ankara, Sep 16 (IANS) Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya has hosted more than six million foreign tourists so far this year, according to a local media report.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Hyd police foil Sharmila's march for justice
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Hyderabad police foiled a protest march by YSR Telangana Party (YSRTP) leader Y.S. Sharmila, who was staging a sit-in demanding justice to the family of six-year-old girl raped and murdered last week.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
IPL is a 'good lead-in' for T20 World Cup, says Maxwell
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Australian Glenn Maxwell, who will represent Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, has said that the lucrative T20 league will be good preparation for the T20 World Cup that immediately follows it.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rapper Meek Mill's 'Expensive Pain' album to release on Oct 1
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Meek Mill announced the launch of his upcoming album 'Expensive Pain' on Wednesday night.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Vishal Bhardwaj to direct spy-thriller 'Khufiya' for Netflix
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is all set to direct a spy-thriller titled 'Khufiya' for streaming giant Netflix.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Accused in Hyd rape-murder of 6-year-old commits suicide
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A week after rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad, the only accused in the case allegedly committed suicide.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pan-India raids to nab suspected terror module mastermind Humaid
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pan-India raids are being carried out by anti-terror units of the states and Delhi Special Cell sleuths on Thursday to nab suspected mastermind of the terror module Humaid.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Over 50% of SL's population fully vaccinated against Covid
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have completed vaccinating over 50 per cent of the country's total population against Covid-19, Cabinet Co-Spokesperson Dullas Alahapperuma said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Fire breaks out in Delhi factory
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A fire broke out at a factory in Mayapuri Phase-2 area of the national capital on Thursday morning.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AB is a freak, the only one who can take on Bumrah: Gambhir
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir believes there is only one person who can take on someone like Jasprit Bumrah, and "it was AB de Villiers". The ex-Kolkata Knight Riders captain further said that Virat Kohlis Royal Challengers Bangalore has several good players who can dominate the opposition.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Lebanon to start talks with IMF, World Bank: Prez
Beirut, Sep 16 (IANS) Lebanese President Michel Aoun said his country will begin talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank soon.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
OMCs hold petrol, diesel price revision even as global crude rates rise
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amid volatility in global oil prices with crude on the boil again, rising sharply for the past few days.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TN's 2nd mega Covid vax camp on Sep 19
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) After the success of the first mega vaccination camp against Covid -19 conducted on September 12, the Tamil Nadu Health Department will be holding the next one on September 19.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Turkey extends wall on border area
Ankara, Sep 16 (IANS) Turkey has extended the construction of a wall on the country's border with Iran amid a continued influx of refugees, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
China questioned over disappearance of Tibetan scholar, monk
Dharamsala, Sep 16 (IANS) UN experts have questioned China about the cases of disappeared Tibetan Buddhist scholar Go Sherab Gyatso and arbitrarily detained monk Rinchen Tsultrim, both belonging to Amdo in eastern Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tim Cook, Elon Musk among Time's 100 most influential people of 2021
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Tech honchos like Apple CEO Tim Cook and Tesla CEO Elon Musk are among the list of the 100 Most Influential People of 2021 according to TIME's newly published rankings.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
After 31-years, Kashmiri Pandits see light at the end of tunnel
Srinagar/New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) September month in 1989 set the tone for the forced exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, as it was on September 14, 1989, when first Kashmiri Pandit Tika Lal Taploo, was assassinated by militants at his residence at Habba Kadal in Srinagar.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Patriots beat Kings to lift maiden CPL title
Basseterre, Sep 16 (IANS) St Kitts and Nevis Patriots claimed their first-ever Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as they defeated the Saint Lucia Kings by three wickets in a closely contested encounter at Warner Park here.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Saint Kitts And Nevis,Sports,Cricket
California has nation's highest poverty rate: US Census Bureau
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) In a new report, the US Census Bureau said that the state of California has the highest poverty level in the country.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
IPL 2021: Happy with the way I bowled, says RCB spinner Chahal
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) "The old Yuzi is back," said a confident looking Royal Challengers Bangalore spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal after finishing nets in Dubai and added that he is really "pumped up" for the resumption of the second leg of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Taliban hands over seized cash, gold to Afghan central bank
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) The Taliban has handed over about $12.3 million cash and some gold to Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), the country's central bank, a statement said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New Zealand's Blundell ruled out of ODI series against Pakistan
Lahore, Sep 16 (IANS) New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Blundell has been ruled out of the ODI series against Pakistan due to a left-quad strain.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
New Zealand lose Blundell ahead of series opener in Pakistan
Lahore, Sep 16 (IANS) New Zealand have suffered a setback ahead of Friday's ODI series opener in Pakistan with wicket-keeper batsman Tom Blundell ruled out of the series because of an injury suffered during the preceding T20I series against Bangladesh.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Harish Rawat meets Sonia, asked to settle Punjab issue
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat has met Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and sources said he has been asked to settle the raging tussle within the party as MLAs have once again started raising voices and seeking the Legislative party meet.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' to release on Dec 10
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the musical "West Side Story" is set to release in Indian theatres on December 10.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Top EU official calls for more Covid vaccination efforts
Strasbourg, Sep 16 (IANS) Vaccination efforts in the European Union (EU) and outside should continue so that "this does not turn into a pandemic of the unvaccinated", said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
2021-09-16
Category: International, France,Politics
A guide to minimalism for a more meaningful life
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) It all starts with one simple question: How might your life be better with less?
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
UNCTAD projects fastest global economy growth in 50 years
Geneva, Sep 16 (IANS) The global economy is expected to bounce back this year with a growth of 5.3 per cent, the fastest in nearly five decades, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy,Politics
Afghans long for better life as Taliban manages to run country
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) While the security situation in Afghanistan has remained stable since the Taliban takeover in August, the country is now facing economic and humanitarian challenges, with its people longing for a better life and the new government calling for international assistance.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro specifications revealed ahead of launch
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Google is planning to launch its Pixel 6 as well as Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October this year and now a new report has claimed that the device will offer a battery share (reverse wireless charging) and ultra-wideband support.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yogi govt withdraws 868 stubble burning cases against farmers
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has issued an order withdrawing 868 cases of stubble burning registered against farmers in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UP: Stillborn baby exhumed for DNA test to identify rapist
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The body of a stillborn child, delivered two days ago by a minor Dalit girl with speech impairment, has now been exhumed and sent for DNA sampling.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK PM reshuffles cabinet
London, Sep 16 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reshuffled his cabinet with an aim to put in place "a strong and united team to build back better from the pandemic", according to Downing Street.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Hrithik reveals living in 'rented house' after fan spots a thing
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan made a surprising revelation while replying to a fan, who spotted a patch of damp wall in his latest picture on social media.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Concert on virtual icebergs to save Antarctica
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Musicians from across the globe will come together to play an XR concert 'Only One Antarctica' as part of the global initiative to protect Antarctica on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
4K ProRes video recording is not available on 128GB iPhone 13 Pro models
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Apple announced that the new iPhone 13 Pro models support 4K ProRes video recording but it is limited to 256GB, 512GB and 1TB models. The 128GB handset variant can shoot ProRes at 30fps, but at a significantly reduced resolution of 1080p.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Champions League: Real Madrid make winning start against Inter
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Real Madrid, the most successful team in UEFA Champions League history, started their latest campaign with a morale-boosting 1-0 win against Italian side Inter Milan at the San Siro, Milan. Italy.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
One in 500 Americans have died of Covid: Report
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) As the US' Covid-19 death toll exceeded 663,000 this week, it meant that roughly 1 in every 500 Americans succumbed to the disease since the onset of the pandemic early last year, a media report said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kim Kardashian defends her 2021 Met Gala look
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has defended her 2021 Met Gala look, which was one of the most-discussed topic ever since.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
AIADMK, BJP wooing PMK to remain in NDA fold
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK and the BJP are reaching out to the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) to remain in the NDA fold after the latter announced to go solo in the rural local body polls.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
UP lawyer's accident turns out to be murder
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) What was initially said to be an accident that led to the death of a 52-year-old lawyer, Sanjay Singh, has now turned out to be a case of murder.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'The Activist' to be retooled from competitive series into documentary
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) After becoming a target of online criticism, series 'The Activist', which stars Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas among many others is being reconfigured and will now become a one-time documentary special instead of a five-episode competition series.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
GST Council meeting in Lucknow on Friday
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will preside over the 45th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in Lucknow on Friday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Lord Shiva statue to be installed in UP Raj Bhavan
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Raj Bhavan will soon have a 'grand' Lord Shiva statue installed in the premises.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion