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Huawei Mate series with world's first 7nm AI chip launched
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Chinese technology giant Huawei on Tuesday unveiled its flagship Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20X and Porsche Design Mate 20RS smartphones at an event at ExCel -- the largest conference venue in London.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Infosys bets on digital growth, to invest more
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Global software major Infosys bets on digital technologies and would invest more on its platform to spur growth, a top official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
RBI approves Bakhshi's appointment as ICICI Bank MD&CEO
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Investment cycle rising since 2016-17, to last till 2022-23: RBI paper
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Investment activity, which plays a major role in boosting the country's current and medium-term growth prospects, has seen an upturn since 2016-17 and is likely to last till 2022-23, a working paper by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
HC asks Delhi to frame policy on 'Ravana Dahan', firecrackers
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to frame guidelines to regulate burning of effigies of Ravana and bursting of firecrackers during Dussehra, but it refused to stay practices of "Ravana Dahan" this year.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul Gandhi's visit to Kolkata during Durga puja cancelled
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi's proposed visit to the city during Durga Puja has been cancelled due to his campaign schedule ahead of the elections in the five states, said a senior state party leader on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Gandhi attacks Modi on women's safety, makes veiled reference to Akbar
Sheopur (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on womens safety and taunted him over his "silence" while alluding to the allegations of sexual harassment against Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
AHF unveils Asian Champions Trophy
Muscat, Oct 16 (IANS) Ahead of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018 which starts on Thursday, Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Chief Executive Dato Tayyab Ikram unveiled the trophy amidst an elite gathering that included the six captains from the participating nations India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan, Korea and hosts Oman here on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Hockey
Youth Olympics: Ukraine's Kokhan wins men's hammer throw
Buenos Aires, Oct 16 (IANS) Ukraine's Mykhaylo Kokhan, the favourite to win the gold medal in the men's hammer throw, met the high expectations placed on him and nailed a 85.97-meter throw in the first stage and a 85.14-meter throw in the second to claim the gold medal in the event at the Youth Olympics.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Athletics
#Metoo reaches Congress doors, scribe alleges molestation by UPA minister
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The #MeToo movement that has singed the entrainment and media industry alike besides engulfing Union Minister M.J. Akbar, on Tuesday reached Congress door with journalist Sonal Kellogg alleging that she was molested by a "powerful politician" and a minister in the Congress-led UPA-I government.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Nigeria's Chukuma wins women's 100m at Youth Olympics
Buenos Aires, Oct 16 (IANS) Nigeria's Rosemary Chukuma won the high profile women's 100m race at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Athletics
Ecuador's Patin wins men's 5,000m race walk at Youth Olympics
Buenos Aires, Oct 16 (IANS) Ecuadorian Oscar Patin claimed the gold medal in the men's 5,000m race walk at the Youth Olympics here.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Athletics
India among top 15 in artificial intelligence research: Report
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India is among the most advanced countries in terms of development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), according to a survey by Finnish AI-based solutions specialists Zyfra.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
New homeopathy institute to offer PG courses in seven disciplines: Ayush Ministry
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Centre will come up with a new homeopathy institute in the national capital which will offer post-graduate courses in seven disciplines, ministry of Ayush said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Congress loses votes if I make speeches: Digvijay Singh
Bhopal, Oct 16 (IANS) A video of senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh surfaced in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday in which he says that his only work in the upcoming assembly elections in the state is to make "no speeches" and not to campaign as "Congress loses votes" if he makes speeches.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Jaitley takes `clown prince' jibe at Rahul, counters him over Rafale offset
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday again called Congress President Rahul Gandhi a "clown prince" and countered him over the Rafale fighter jet deal, saying that Dassault Aviation has said that only three per cent of offset may come to the business house being named by Congress leaders.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress returns Jaitley's 'clown prince' jibe with 'blabber blogger'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Hitting back at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his 'clown prince jibe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the Congress on Tuesday called the BJP veteran 'blabber blogger and demanded him to coherently answer politically-relevant issues instead of "hiding behind the cloak of expletives for the opposition".
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal celebrates Maha Saptami of Durga puja
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) After a fascinating start, the Durga Puja spirit soared on Tuesday which marked Maha Saptami -- day two of the Puja -- as thousands of revellers, donned in their best, hit the streets across West Bengal.
2018-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Chevalier leads strong field at women's Indian Open golf
Gurugram, Oct 16 (IANS) Defending champion Camille Chevalier of France will be among the favourites when the Womens Indian Open golf tournament gets underway here on Thursday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
CVC reviews 'top 100 bank frauds' till 2017
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has reviewed "100 top bank frauds" committed till 2017 and has submitted a report to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), complete with information on how the frauds were executed and counter-measures the banks can employ to avoid them.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
PKL-6: Bengal Warriors edge out Telugu Titans
Sonepat (Haryana), Oct 16 (IANS) Bengal Warriors registered their second consecutive victory in the Pro Kabaddi Season 6, beating Telugu Titans 30-25 in a thrilling encounter here on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
CBI court in Uttar Pradesh convicts four in fake currency case
Ghaziabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A CBI court here has held four persons guilty in a 2014 counterfeit currency seizure case and handed them 10-year rigorous imprisonment each, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Kejriwal failed to control pollution: Tiwari
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Hours after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday imposed Rs 50-crore fine on the Delhi government for not acting against polluting steel pickling units in the residential areas of the national capital, the BJP said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has failed in controlling pollution.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
NGT imposes Rs 50 crore fine on Delhi government
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 50 crore on the Delhi government for not taking action against illegal, polluting steel-pickling units in the national capital's residential areas.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Congress' Gohil to file criminal case against Gujarat CM
Gandhinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Senior Gujarat Congress leader and party in-charge for Bihar Shaktisinh Gohil on Tuesday threatened to file a criminal case against Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for levelling "unsubstantiated charges" against him on attacks on North Indians in Gujarat.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
FIFA technical report shows possession, running not certain recipes for success
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS) Possession is clearly not everything in football as the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) highlighted in their report over the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which was published on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Improper conduct charge against Mourinho
London, Oct 16 (IANS) English football giant Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association for his behaviour at the end of his side's 3-2 win at home against Newcastle United on October 6.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
DTC to run 'ladies special' on route 544
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) on Tuesday announced a morning and evening "ladies special bus service" within a week after a molestation incident involving a Delhi University student on DTC bus route 544 came to light.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kenyans Keter, Korir target fast time in Nairobi International Marathon
Nairobi, Oct 16 (IANS) Kenya's Julius Kipyego Keter is relishing the chance to set a new course record when he competes in the Nairobi International Marathon on October 28.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Setback to Congress in Mizoram as party leader resigns
Aizawl, Oct 16 (IANS) Ruling Congress continues to get setbacks in poll-bound Mizoram as former Minister and senior Congress leader Buddha Dhan Chakma on Tuesday left the party and is likely to join the BJP soon.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
India to be worst hit if global trade falls: Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India will be the worst sufferer if international trade declines, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Tuesday, as the US ratchets up tariff war and embarks on protectionism.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rani Jhansi flyover opens after 20 years, AAP slams BJP for graft
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated the much-delayed Rani Jhansi flyover for public use on Tuesday, AAP slammed the Centre for "corruption in the flyover construction which spanned for over 20 years."
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bombay HC Nagpur Bench admits PIL on man-eater tigress
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) The Bombay High Court's Nagpur Bench on Tuesday admitted a PIL that sought a stay on plans to kill a 'man-eater' tigress and instead capture her alive, a wildlife activist said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Hero MotoCorp's Q2 dips over 3%
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday reported a decline of over 3 per cent in its net profit for the quarter ending September 30, 2018.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Modi government failed to generate jobs: CPI-M
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Modi government has failed to general sufficient employment to meet the requirements of new job entrants every year that is estimated to be 1.2 crore, the CPI-M has said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pompeo seeks answers from Saudi King on missing journalist
Riyadh, Oct 16 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince and other key officials here on Tuesday over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi who Turkish officials say was killed and dismembered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
England coach Southgate looking to future
Seville (Spain), Oct 16 (IANS) Spain had not lost a competitive game at home for 15 years and were unbeaten in 90 minutes in their previous 38 games until England beat them 3-2 in the Benito Villamarin Stadium here.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Centre working to achieve zero hunger by 2030: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that the NDA government was working continuously to achieve the goal of 'zero hunger' by 2030 in the country.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Infosys net, revenue grow double-digit in Q2
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Tuesday reported double-digit annual growth in net profit and revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2018-19.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
One killed at railway crossing
Ghaziabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A man was killed and five others were injured at a railway crossing here on Tuesday, police said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
On Maneka's request, Law Ministry agrees to remove time-limit for reporting child sexual abuse cases
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) on Tuesday said the Ministry of Law has given its go-ahead to remove time-frame for reporting child sexual abuse cases.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL ties up with Twitter to launch new fan experience
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The cash-rich Indian Super League (ISL) on Tuesday became the first football league in the world to use conversational video cards to preview matches on social networking giant Twitter.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,ISL,Technology
Brown sugar worth Rs 65 lakh seized in Manipur, 2 held
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Authorities seized about 650 grams of brown sugar, valued at Rs 65 lakh, in Manipur and arrested two people, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Airports alerted, police hunt for ex-BSP MP's son (Third Lead)
Lucknow/Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Authorities alerted airports and a Delhi Police team reached Lucknow on Tuesday in search of a former BSP MP's son who whipped out a pistol during a scuffle with a man at a luxury hotel in the national capital, officials said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan to be showcased in Shillong cherry blossom festival
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Japanese culture and cuisine will be showcased in this year's Indian International Cherry Blossom Festival to be held in Shillong from November 14 to 17, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Women scribe groups seek Akbar's dismissal; court to hear defamation case on Thursday (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As the court listed the criminal defamation case filed by Union Minister M.J. Akbar against a woman journalist for Thursday, two women journalist bodies sought Akbars removal from the government for the sake of fair and impartial probe.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
JGU youngest Indian university to feature in 'QS BRICS Rankings 2019'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in Sonepat, Haryana, is the youngest Indian university to be ranked in the QS BRICS University Rankings 2019 out of the top 75 Indian universities. It was ranked in the 301 to 350 bracket.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Gujarati 'khichdi' for 10,000 needy people on World Food Day
Gandhinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) In a novel initiative, two charity organisations came together here on Tuesday to provide Gujarat's staple dish 'khichdi' to around 10,000 poor and needy people in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar on the occasion of World Food Day.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Airports alerted, police hunt for BSP MP's son
Lucknow/Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Authorities alerted airports and a Delhi Police team reached Lucknow on Tuesday in search of a BSP MP's son who whipped out a pistol during a scuffle with a man at a luxury hotel in the national capital, officials said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wrestlers Bajrang, Sakshi to lead Indian challenge at World C'ships
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia will spearhead the 30-member Indian contingent at the World Wrestling Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary from October 20 to 28.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Five killed, 22 hurt in Bengal bus accident
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) A bus accident in West Bengal's Hooghly district on Tuesday left five people dead and 22 injured, police said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Saina survives, Sindhu ousted from Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 16 (IANS) Star shuttler Saina Nehwal survived a scare before progressing to the second round of the Denmark Open but it was heartbreak for Rio silver medallist P.V. Sindhu, who crashed out after being stunned by unseeded American Beiwen Zhang in the opening round of the womens singles event here on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
BJP MLA suggests police encounters to contain crime in Bihar
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) A ruling BJP legislator in Bihar on Tuesday advised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to adopt police encounter policy of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to get rid of criminals so as to improve law and order in the state.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress no longer single largest party in Goa (round-up)
Panaji, Oct 16 (IANS) In a swift masterstroke that brought the legislative strength of BJP and Congress at 14 MLAs each, two Congress legislators on Tuesday resigned and joined the BJP amid charges that the two were threatened to switch sides.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rajasthan model's killer gets Mumbai police custody till Oct 22
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) A Mumbai court on Tuesday remanded in police custody till October 22 Muzammil Sayed, the prime accused in the killing of an upcoming model and actress from Rajasthan, officials said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raid on militants' hideout in Bangladesh kills 2
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) Two bodies suspected to be of militants were found on Tuesday after Bangladeshi security forces stormed a hideout of the Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) members in the country's Narsingdi district, the police said.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Cyclone Titli: Odisha Congress demands Rs 10 lakh to each deceased's family
Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) The Odisha Congress on Tuesday demanded that the state government should pay Rs 10 lakh ex gratia to the family members of each deceased in the cyclone and subsequent floods.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Kerala CM vows to protect devotees' rights, blasts Congress, BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Declaring that the Kerala government will protect the rights of all Sabarimala devotees, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday accused the BJP and Congress of trying to destroy the state's secular fabric by politicising the issue.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Arrested Manipur varsity teachers, students released
Imphal, Oct 16 (IANS) Six teachers and eight students of Manipur University arrested nearly a month ago in the course of their agitation to seek the removal of the Vice Chancellor were released on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Manipur,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Congress demands probe into ONGC turning debt-ridden
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress on Tuesday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into allegations of the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) turning debt-ridden due to government decisions. The party accused the Modi government of "systematically attempting to destroy the public sector".
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Delhi signs MoU with British Council for English skilling
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Delhi government on Tuesday signed a MoU with the British Council to strengthen spoken-English skills among students of government schools as well as teach teachers to impart quality education, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Macron appoints loyal backer as Interior Minister
Paris, Oct 16 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday named Christophe Castaner, one of his main backers, as the new Interior Minister, replacing Gerard Collomb in his latest Cabinet reshuffle.
2018-10-16
Category: International, France,Politics
3 killed in Myanmar military fighter jets crash
Yangon, Oct 16 (IANS) At least three people, including two pilots, were killed in two military fighter jets crash in Minbu township of Myanmar's Magway region on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ramachandra Guha joins Ahmedabad University
Ahmedabad, Oct 16 (IANS) There is big news for the academic world in Gujarat. Renowned historian and biographer Ramachandra Guha, whose books on Mahatma Gandhi have been acclaimed far and wide, is joining the Ahmedabad University, a private not-for-profit university.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Education
New water-proof Kindle Paperwhite in India for Rs 12,999
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Amazon on Tuesday introduced the all-new Kindle Paperwhite with a lighter design and water-proofing for Rs 12,999.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Maoists seek Rs 10 lakh from Ranchi traders
Ranchi, Oct 16 (IANS) Some traders in the capital city of Jharkhand have received letters allegedly from Maoist extremists asking them to pay Rs 10 lakh each for expansion of the ultra-left organisation in the state.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Terrorism
Meena Nathani in 'Main Maayke...'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Meena Nathani has joined the cast of the show "Main Maayke Chali Jaungi Tum Dekhte Rahiyo", which also stars Neelu Vaghela.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Former Chinese military chief expelled from CPC
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) China's ruling Communist Party (CPC) has expelled former military chief General Fang Fenghui from the party and his case has been transferred to a military court over graft accusations, the military announced on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, China,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Two Congress legislators in Goa quit, join BJP
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Hours after resigning as members of Goa Assembly, Congress legislators, Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte, on Tuesday joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Piyush Goyal.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jaitley repeats 'clown prince' jibe at Rahul
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Dismissing the charge that he had met absconding scamster Nirav Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday again called Congress President Rahul Gandhi a "clown prince" and ridiculed him for "building false narratives" on different issues, including the Rafale deal.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Infosys net up 10.3 per cent in second quarter
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Software major Infosys on Tuesday reported Rs 4,110 crore consolidated net profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering 10.3 per cent annual growth from Rs 3,726 crore in the same period a year ago and 13.8 per cent sequential growth from Rs 3,612 crore quarter ago.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Municipal polls end peacefully in J&K (Roundup)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) The fourth and final phase of municipal polls ended peacefully in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday with a dismal 4 per cent voting in Srinagar district and an equally poor 11.3 per cent voter turnout in neighbouring Ganderbal district.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Lenovo introduces 2 budget smartphones in India
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After a hiatus of more than a year, Chinese technology company Lenovo on Tuesday launched its K9 smartphone in India for Rs 8,999 and A5 at a starting price of Rs 5,999.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Malayalam actor Alencier named in #MeToo storm
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Alencier Ley Lopez has been named by an upcoming actress for harassing her a few times.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Infosys Q2 net profit rises 10.3 per cent
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Software major Infosys on Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 4,110 crore, a 10.3 per cent on-year rise for the quarter ended September 30.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Paul Allen: Microsoft Co-founder and philanthropist with penchant for Bollywood
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Earlier this month, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen announced that cancer he was last treated nine years ago had returned and he would aggressively fight it again.
2018-10-16
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Technology,Cinema/Showbiz
Rita Ora makes music chart history in UK
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora has become the most successful UK female artiste of all time on the UK Official Singles Chart.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
I've full faith in India's judiciary: Karim Morani's daughter
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Zoa Morani, actress and daughter of producer Karim Morani who has been accused of sexual harassment by an aspiring actress, says the truth about her father will be out soon as she has faith in the country's judicial system.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
50,000 posts in data science, Machine Learning vacant in India: Report
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As India pushes its boundaries towards achieving digital growth, a new report said on Tuesday that over 50,000 positions in the fields of data science and Machine Learning (ML) are vacant in the country owing to a lack of skilled workforce.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Healthy Q2 results, rupee push indices higher; banking stocks rise (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) A positive start to the second quarter results season, along with a stable rupee and low crude oil prices, pushed both the key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- higher for the third consecutive session on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Erdogan: Investigators found consulate materials painted over
Istanbul, Oct 16 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said investigators searching a Saudi consulate building in Istanbul where journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing earlier this month found materials that had been painted over.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Nadda speaks to Rajasthan CM, as Zika virus cases reach 80 in Jaipur
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday assured Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje that the Centre would extend full support for curbing the spread of Zika virus in the state.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Called' by spirit, Maharashtra teen commits suicide
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) An 18-year-old student ended his life claiming he was 'summoned' by the spirit of a boy whose accidental death he had witnessed a few weeks ago, police said here on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Life sentence to self-styled godman Rampal, 14 others
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) A court in Haryanas Hisar town on Tuesday awarded life sentence to self-styled godman Rampal along with 14 others for the murder of six people. He has been in prison since November 2014.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Haven't got anything without a fight in my life: Kangana
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut says she has never got anything in her life without fighting for it, and she would not want her children to live the way she has.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
6 killed in Morocco train derailment
Rabat, Oct 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 72 were injured when a train derailed near the Moroccan capital on Tuesday, officials said.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Malta,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Umesh replaces Shardul for first 2 ODIs vs Windies
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Pacer Umesh Yadav was on Tuesday named as a replacement for injured Shardul Thakur in Indias squad for the first two One-day Internationals (ODI) against the West Indies on October 21 and 24.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Usain Bolt offered big move to Malta
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Usain Bolt's Australian football career could come to a premature end after the owners of the Maltese club Valletta FC offered the Olympic champion a two-year contract on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football,Athletics
Filmmaker Ashvin Kumar hits out at CBFC for 'abuse of power'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashvin Kumar has questioned the Central Board of Film Certification's (CBFC) decision to give his new movie "No Fathers in Kashmir" an 'A' certificate, which he says is discriminatory to a small independent film.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Kashmir,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
#MeToo: Artist Jatin Das accused of sexual harassment by conservationist
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Conservationist Nisha Bora on Tuesday accused Padma Bhushan recipient artist Jatin Das of sexually harassing her at his Khidki village studio in 2004, which Das refuted as "ridiculous and vulgar".
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Taliban attack Afghan check posts, kill 19 troops
Kabul, Oct 16 (IANS) At least 19 members of the Afghan security forces were killed and 16 others were injured in Taliban attacks, few days ahead of parliamentary elections in the country, officials said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Two Koreas, UN Command discuss border security zone disarmament
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) The two Koreas and the UN Command (UNC), led by the US, held their first trilateral consultations on Tuesday over disarming the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the heavily fortified border area, South Korea's Defence Ministry said.
2018-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Delhi government, British Council sign MoU for spoken english in schools
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Delhi government on Tuesday collaborated with the British Council of India in order to strengthen "spoken english" among students of government schools in the city.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Akbar's defamation suit against woman journalist to be heard on October 18
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Minister M.J. Akbar's defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual harassment, will be heard on Thursday, October 18.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Digital divide can threaten global peace: Lok Sabha Speaker
Geneva, Oct 16 (IANS) Although technology offers easy access to information and connectivity, digital divide could pose a threat to global peace, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics,Technology,Diplomacy
Punjab for tie-up with Israel on agriculture, dairying
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said his government is keen to make use of Israel's technological advancements in various fiels, including agriculture and internal security.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Global commission set up for climate adaptation solutions
The Hague (Netherlands), Oct 16 (IANS) On the heels of one of the deadliest summers of climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, a gathering of global leaders on Tuesday launched the new Global Commission on Adaptation to catalyse a global movement to bring scale and speed to climate adaptation solutions.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Netherlands,Environment/Wildlife
It's not Akbar vs Ramani but government vs Ramani: Husband Samar Halarnkar
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) "This is not M.J. Akbar vs Priya Ramani, this is the Union of India vs Priya Ramani. He has access to a battery of powerful lawyers: There are 97 listed in the legal notice. She has, thus far, one," said Samar Halarnkar, Ramanis husband and a fellow journalist.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
ISL: Dynamos to clash with ATK on Wednesday (Preview)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi Dynamos will face ATK in their second match of the Indian Super League (ISL) Season 5 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,ISL
Bishop Franco walks out of jail, to fly to Jalandhar
Pala (Kerala) Oct 16 (IANS) Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested on September 21 on charges of raping a nun, walked out of the Pala sub-jail near Kottayam on Tuesday, a day after he was given bail by the Kerala High Court.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Terrorists devising new strategies to strike: Rajnath
Gurugram, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that terrorists have been devising new strategies to strike and warned that increased use of the social media by anti-national forces is a new threat.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Most Indian women define feminism as equality between genders
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As many as 96 per cent of Indian women defined feminism as equality between all genders, reveals a survey.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
Verdict in corruption case against Khaleda Zia on October 29
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) A Dhaka court will announce its verdict on former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case on October 29.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Women journalists' group demands Akbar's dismissal, writes to President, PM
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A group of women journalists has written to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding the dismissal of Union Minister M.J. Akbar, who has been accused of sexual harassment by a dozen-odd women.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HP launches premium convertible ENVY x360 in India
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Expanding its premium portfolio, HP Inc. on Tuesday launched the HP ENVY x360 convertible powered by AMD Ryzen processor for the millennials in India.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
New smartwatch app can spot how many times you roll as you sleep
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Researchers from Lancaster University in the UK and Northwest University in China have developed an app for Smartwatches that can efficiently estimate sleep quality and provides users with practical advice to help them get a better night's snooze.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Business/Economy
Windies coach banned for first 2 ODIs for ICC code breach
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) West Indies coach Stuart Law has been suspended for his team's first two One-day Internationals (ODI) against India - on October 21 and 24 - following a breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during the second Test in Hyderabad.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Younger children in class may wrongly get ADHD label
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Younger children in classrooms are more likely to be mistakenly diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) than their older classmates, according to a study.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Broken suit, versatile blazers: Be festive ready in style
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Why should girls have all the fun? This festive season men can jazz up their style quotient with options like broken suits and versatile blazers, say experts.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Virtual reality can spot people's love for food
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Food scientists at Cornell University in New York have used virtual reality (VR) to show how people's perception of real food can be altered by their surroundings.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Directors of Marathi film trying to create new vision
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Directors Karan Chavan and Vikram Patil are trying to create a new vision with their Marathi film "Imago", which is based on a girl suffering from vitiligo.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Aamir had a ball dancing with Big B (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan says he had a great time not just sharing screen space with veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan for the first time in "Thugs of Hindostan", but also shaking a leg with him in the film's song "Vashmalle".
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Enjoy festivity with indoor vertical garden
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As the festive season has begun, people are researching eco-friendly ideas to decorate their house. Having an indoor garden is a unique as well as an environment friendly way to beautify the living space and if you have a space issue then opt for indoor vertical garden.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
England inflict first defeat of Luis Enrique's reign
Seville (Spain), Oct 16 (IANS) England inflicted the first defeat of Luis Enrique's reign as Spain coach when they beat the Spanish 3-2 at the Benito Villamarin Stadium in a UEFA Nations League match here.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Indulge in must have dishes this Durga Puja
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The festival of Durga Puja brings with it not just the beautiful pandals and vibrant colours but also an insatiable hunger, making the whole country one big food mela. As everyone gears up to celebrate this pious festival, make sure you are not missing out on some of the must have dishes.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Try these festive skin care routine
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) This festive season make sure that you are focusing on your skin the same way you do with your clothes. Experts suggest how.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
How to style boots differently
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Learning the art of styling your boots with right type of look is essential. You can cross-function them from casual to formal look.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Soldier shoots himself in J&K
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) A soldier shot and killed himself inside a camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Hyderabad Airport launches Airport Radio
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), the operator of the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here, has launched Airport Radio in collaboration with Radio Mirchi.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Media,Business/Economy
Helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura
Agartala, Oct 16 (IANS) The Tripura government will operate a helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers to enable them to get an aerial view of tourist spots and celebrations here, a transport official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Sensex gains nearly 300 points; banking, energy stocks rise
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) A positive start to the second quarter results season along with a stable rupee and low crude oil prices pushed both the key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- higher for the third consecutive session on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Music fests becoming vital part of India's music culture: Papon
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Singer Papon, who has lent his voice to popular Hindi film songs like "Jiyein kyun" and "Moh moh ke dhaage", will soon perform at a festival dedicated to Bollywood music. He says such events are becoming an important part of the country's music culture.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
J&K Governor speaks to Minister Javadekar over AMU row
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday urged Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar to intervene and ensure a smooth conduct of academic activities in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
2018-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism,Education
Guru Randhawa unveils 'new-age peppy love song'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Singer Guru Randhawa on Tuesday released a single titled "Downtown". He says it's a new-age peppy love song.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pompeo meets Saudi King over missing journalist
Riyadh, Oct 16 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud here on Tuesday over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as diplomatic pressure mounted on Riyadh to give a fuller explanation in the case.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
My parents never wanted me to become a musician, says Prasoon Joshi
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) Writer-adman Prasoon Joshi says while his parents were musicians, they were scared to let him become a musician fearing how he would sustain himself.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Terrorists devising new strategies to strike: Rajnath
Gurugram, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that terrorists have been devising new strategies to strike and warned that increased use of the social media by anti-national forces was a new threat.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
BSNL-Nokia sign MoU for Industry 4.0
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Public sector telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has signed a MoU with telecom equipment maker Nokia Solutions and Networks India Pvt Ltd for Industry 4.0, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Technology
China defends re-education centres in Xinjiang
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) China on Tuesday said that re-education camps in Xinjiang, in which human rights organisations say close to one million ethnic Uyghurs are being held, were actually part of vocational training programmes aimed at eradicating terrorism and religious extremism.
2018-10-16
Category: International, China,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Allahabad now officially renamed Prayagraj
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Allahabad will now on be officially known as Prayagraj.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran next month when US sanctions on Tehran are due to take effect, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Diplomacy
Global software firm WANdisco set to expand India operations
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) At a time when India is going through a deep digital transformation, riding on a mobile-first population, global public software company WANdisco is all set to expand its operations and increase the headcount in the country.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Save daughters from BJP minister: Rahul
Sheopur (Madhya Pradesh) Oct 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a dig at the BJPs slogan of "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" and said it should be "BJP ke Mantri se Beti Bachao", as Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued his silence over charges of sexual harassment made against his Union Minister M.J.Akbar.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia, Pakistan to hold joint military drills
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS) Russian and Pakistani troops will hold joint military drills in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from October 21 to November 4, a statement said here on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
68% people in India faced tech support scams in past year: Microsoft survey
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Keeping with the global trend, 68 per cent people in India have experienced tech support scams in the past year and some of them (14 per cent) have even lost money, a Microsoft survey said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Great to see films on women sports stars: Richa Chadha
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha, who will essay a kabaddi player with Kangana Ranaut in Ashwini Iyer Tiwari's "Panga", finds it great that a number of movies are being written about women sports stars.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IAF pilots start training to operate Chinook choppers
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Ahead of their induction, Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots have started training to operate the CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
I've never registered for any political party: Mattis
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said that he never spoke to the President about resigning from his position and was continuing with his job, after Donald Trump called him a "sort of a Democrat" and said that the Pentagon chief may be leaving his post.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Nursing student raped in UP hospital
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) A ward boy and a medical student were arrested on Tuesday for raping a nursing student while she was admitted in a Bagpat hospital in Uttar Pradesh, police said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Exhibition explores political 'darkness' through Narayana Guru's philosophy
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) For Kerala-born filmmaker-artist K.M. Madhusudhanan, the interplay between personal and political, local and global, and light and shade form the fulcrum of his ongoing exhibition "Granite Lamp and Mirror" here, the title of which derives from the 19th century social reformer Narayana Gurus philosophical texts.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Women should've shared #MeToo stories immediately: Bappi Lahiri
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri feels women should have shared their sexual harassment stories when they happened as he feels they would have got due justice for it.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nitish appoints Prashant Kishor as JD-U Vice President
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United President Nitish Kumar on Tuesday named Prashant Kishor as the party Vice President, a month after the election strategist joined the party.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-BSP MP's son brandishes pistol at luxury hotel
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A Delhi Police team on Tuesday left for Lucknow to detain a former BSP MP's son who whipped out a pistol at a luxury hotel here during a fight with a man, police said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cyclone Titli toll in Odisha increases to 26
Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday confirmed that the death toll in the very severe cyclonic storm Titli and subsequent flooding in the state has increased to 26, while 57 lakh people have been affected.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
US consulate car injures motorcyclist in Karachi
Karachi, Oct 16 (IANS) A motorcyclist has been injured after being hit by a US consulate car in Karachi, police said.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Web applications top security risk for IT professionals in Asia: Survey
Singapore, Oct 16 (IANS) Web and mobile applications aimed at customers are the top security challenges for businesses and IT professionals in the Asia-Pacific region, a survey said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Singapore,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Shehbaz Sharif's remand extended by 14 days
Lahore, Oct 16 (IANS) Pakistan's anti-corruption body was on Tuesday granted a 14-day extension in the remand of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) President Shehbaz Sharif in a multi-billion rupee housing scam case.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Macron announces partial cabinet reshuffle
Paris, Oct 16 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday announced a long-awaited partial cabinet reshuffle prompted by the recent resignation of several ministers, his office said.
2018-10-16
Category: International, France,Politics
I don't think you should get stuck in competition: Harrdy Sandhu
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Popular Punjabi singer Harrdy Sandhu likes to stay away from competition as he feels it will shift his focus from what he likes to do.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2 Congress MLAs resign from Goa Assembly
Panaji, Oct 16 (IANS) Two Congress MLAs from Goa who left for Delhi late on Monday, met BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday and soon after resigned from the state assembly, an official said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
#MeToo fallout: KWAN founder Anirban Blah asked to step down
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) KWAN Entertainment founder Anirban Das Blah, a popular Bollywood celebrity manager, has been asked to step aside from his position in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against him.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Honor 8X' smartphone now in India
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Expanding its "X" series of smartphones, Honor, a sub-brand of Chinese electronics player Huawei, on Tuesday launched "Honor 8X" in the Indian market.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
HP launches premium convertible ENVY x360 in India
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Expanding its premium portfolio, HP Inc. on Tuesday launched the HP ENVY x360 convertible powered by AMD Ryzen processor for the millennials in India.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Devotees' rights will be protected at Sabarimala: CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Emphatically emphasising that the Kerala government will protect the rights of all devotees, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said that all those who go to pray at the Sabarimala temple will be protected.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Mother's tight work schedule may affect child's sleep
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Children are more likely to receive fewer hours of sleep if their mothers have tight work schedules compared to those whose mothers gained flexibility, according to a new study.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
'Pending Love' is similar to Manto's stories: Director
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Writer-director Shahid Kazmi, who is gearing up for the release of his next directorial venture "Pending Love", says stories which he has depicted in his film are similar to narratives by legendary writer Saadat Hasan Manto as even he has tried to show a mirror to the society.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I could express feeling of love due to Dharamji: Hema Malini
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Veteran actress and politician Hema Malini, who turned a year older on Tuesday, says love is a very beautiful feeling, and she learnt to express the emotion because of veteran actor and her husband Dharmendra.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Fashion is more than just wearing cool clothes: Zendaya
Amsterdam, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Zendaya says fashion is not just about wearing cool clothes, but a way to celebrate self-expression and individuality.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Netherlands,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Takes courage to talk about it: Shikha Talsania on #MeToo
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Shikha Talsania, who featured in "Veere Di Wedding", says she is glad to see women coming out and talking about their unsavoury experiences of sexual misconduct, harassment or assault.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Producer Gaurang Doshi to reunite with Big B
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is reuniting with producer Gaurang Doshi for a new project titled "Happy Anniversary", for the first time after their 2002 release "Aankhen".
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modric never thought Zidane, Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) Real Madrid's Croatian international midfielder Luka Modric admits that neither he nor his team-mates expected both Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the club last summer.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Australia to consider recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Canberra, Oct 16 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday that he was open to recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the Australian embassy there as well as to review the nuclear agreement with Iran.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Diplomacy
Nokia, BSNL partner to create 5G ecosystem in India
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Nokia and the government-owned telecom operator BSNL on Tuesday announced to work together to leverage 4G LTE technology for enabling greater operational efficiency at Nokia's Chennai plant and prepare it for the 5G era with smart manufacturing.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Writer Varun Grover denies #MeToo allegation via open letter
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Writer Varun Grover, who has been accused of touching a junior inappropriately while studying at Banaras Hindu University in 2001, on Tuesday sought "closure" via an open letter in which he calls the allegation a "baseless fabrication".
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cong loses votes when I give speeches: Digvijay
Bhopal, Oct 16 (IANS) A video of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh has gone viral on the social media in which he says that the Congress loses votes when he gives speeches.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
L&T arm opens IoT excellence centre in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro's (L&T) IT arm opened a centre of excellence for Internet of Things (IoT) innovations in manufacturing, oil and gas sectors here, the infrastructure major said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Nitish appoints Prashant Kishor as JD-U Vice President
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United President Nitish Kumar on Tuesday named Prashant Kishor as the party Vice President, a month after the election strategist joined the party.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP accuses Kejriwal of not approving Phase-4 Metro construction
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not permitting construction work for the fourth phase of the Metro rail project.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Alok Nath rejects IFTDA notice, association to take strong stand
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Alok Nath has refused to respond to a notice issued to him by the Indian Film and Television Directors Association (IFTDA) regarding writer-director Vinta Nanda's claim that he sexually violated her 19 years ago. IFTDA has now decided to take strong action against the actor.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Low voting in J&K civic polls
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Voter turnout was dismal in the first six hours in the only two places in the Kashmir Valley where municipal polls were held on Tuesday, officials said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Sensex rises 270 points on expectations of robust corporate earnings
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Key equity indices rose in the afternoon session on Tuesday, amid expectations companies will report robust earnings for the second quarter ended September 30.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mattis visits Vietnam to strengthen military cooperation
Ho Chi Minh City, Oct 16 (IANS) US Secretary of Defence James Mattis arrived here on Tuesday where he will meet his Vietnamese counterpart to strengthen security cooperation between the two countries.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Viet Nam,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Punjab sets up task force to free Budha drain of effluents
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) In a major initiative to clean up drains, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has constituted a special task force to free the Budha nallah or drain of polluting effluents in a mission mode.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul Gandhi prays at Gurdwara in MP
Gwalior, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day tour of the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, visited a Gurdwara here on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Amazon adds 5 Indian languages to Kindle Direct Publishing
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Amazon on Tuesday announced that it has added five Indian languages to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) -- which is the e-commerce giant's eBook publishing unit.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology,Art/Culture/Books
Carbon pricing: How politics makes implementation difficult (Column: Active Voice)
In a curious happenstance last week, two global events put the spotlight on the critical issue of climate change.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Argentina win three golds at Youth Olympics
Buenos Aires, Oct 16 (IANS) Host country Argentina won three gold medals at the Youth Olympic Games but could not finish perfectly as they lost to Brazil in the men's futsal semi-finals, on the ninth day of the mega event here.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Other Sports
Ex-BSP lawmaker's son seen brandishing pistol at Delhi hotel
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A former Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) lawmaker's son was seen brandishing a pistol at a hotel here in a video that has gone viral, police said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Climate change will worsen disparities, may increase support for Naxals: Report
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IndiaSpend/IANS) As the effects of climate change on livelihoods become more pronounced, especially for people involved in agriculture and fishing in South and South-East Asia, support for rebel groups and the Naxalite movement is likely to shoot up, according to a new report.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Idris Elba joins McCartney to raise breast cancer awareness
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Fashion designer Stella McCartney got actor Idris Elba to create a moving video to raise awareness about breast cancer.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Marriage to Cruise protected me against sexual abuse: Kidman
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman says marrying actor Tom Cruise protected from being sexually harassed in Hollywood.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
People need to stop taking things personally: Tanishaa Mukerji on online trolls
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Tanishaa Mukerji is showing her changed avatar on social media profile these days with photos flaunting her fit frame, but one such picture didn't go down well with some social media users. The actress and soon-to-be-producer finds such comments funny as for her, trolls only reflect their "sad, depressed and negative" life.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Apple Watch to now connect hip, knee patients to doctors
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Apple and Zimmer Biomet, a global leader in musculo-skeletal healthcare, have launched a major clinical study where an app on Apple Watch and iPhone will guide knee and hip replacement patients through pre- and post-operation care.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
'Chefs no more back-of-the-house worker but hotel's face'
Amritsar, Oct 16 (IANS) Celebrated chefs grew out of the concept of traditional "bawarchis" and became front-of-the-house stars when India's hospitality industry was conjured up in the 1980s, says Chef Rakesh Sethi, one of the earliest television chefs and current corporate executive chef of 96 hotels under the Radisson Hotel Group.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Business/Economy,IANS Life
'A Star is Born' soundtrack tops Billboard 200 Albums Chart
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) The soundtrack of singer-actress Lady Gaga and actor Bradley Cooper's "A Star is Born" made its debut at number one position on Billboard 200 Albums Chart.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
#MeToo movement shows India's soul is decaying: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) On the one hand, Indians bow down to a goddess to pray and on another some people violate women. This dichotomy in India is creating a mess of things, says filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who feels Indians are far from what we claim to be.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Feminine leadership traits seen as add-ons, unnecessary: Study
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) While typical feminine traits like tolerance and cooperativeness are appreciated as nice "add-ons" for leaders, it is masculine attributes such as assertiveness and competence that are valued as the defining qualities for the role of a leader, especially by men, a study says.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Robin Wright to be honoured at Marrakech Film Festival
Marrakesh, Oct 16 (IANS) "House of Cards" fame star Robin Wright will be felicitated with the Gold Star career award at the 17th Marrakech Film Festival to be held from November 30 to December 8.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Morocco,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Flash standalone movie pushed to 2021
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) The standalone movie around the superhero character Flash has been pushed back to 2021, due to Ezra Millers involvement with the "Fantastic Beasts" franchise.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Charlize Theron condemns Donald Trump
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron has condemned US President Donald Trump for mocking Christine Blasey Fords accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
BJP has 'taken' 2 Goa Congress MLAs: Official
Panaji, Oct 16 (IANS) In a fresh twist to the ongoing saga of political instability in Goa, two Congress MLAs who left the coastal state for Delhi late on Monday, may have been "taken" by the BJP, Congress leader A. Chellakumar said here on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
India is much more than rape cases: Iulia Vantur
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Romanian model-actress Iulia Vantur, who is making her Hindi film debut with "Radha Kyun Gori Main Kyun Kaala", has says India as a country has a lot to offer and that the rising number of crimes against women in the nation is not what defines it.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
#MeToo best clean up act to happen: Neha Dhupia
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says the ongoing #MeToo wave in India is the best clean up act that could have happened to Bollywood and the country in a long time.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
YRF ousts key official over #MeToo allegations
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Bollywood studio Yash Raj Films (YRF) on Tuesday said it has terminated the services of a key official amidst #MeToo allegations.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Samsung India set to launch Galaxy Tab S4 this week for Rs 60,000
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Samsung India is geared up to launch its flagship Galaxy Tab S4 this week for nearly Rs 60,000 that comes with Samsung "DeX" docking station and S Pen.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Will retire when no more emotions are involved, says Gambhir
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) He has been in the cricketing field for over a decade now and is the only Indian to have scored hundreds in five consecutive Test matches. Former India opener Gautam Gambhir, 37, says he will retire the day he feels there are no emotions involved in the game.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports
Train kills 1 in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, Oct 16 (IANS) One man was killed and three others injured when they tried to cross the tracks in front of an approaching train near Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad railway yard on Tuesday, an official said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sundar Pichai publicly addresses Google's China-centric plans
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Google CEO Sundar Pichai has for the first time gone public about his company's China-centric plans and has stressed on its need to re-enter the Asian nation that has the world's largest population, a media report said.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
CPEC may regain pace after Imran Khan's visit to Beijing
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Islamabad expects that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would regain pace after Prime Minister Imran Khan visits Beijing next month with the signing of a framework agreement on industrial zones, progress on agricultural cooperation and addition of a social sector joint working group.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Google celebrates tabla maestro Lachhu Maharaj
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Google on Tuesday celebrated eminent tabla player from the Banaras gharana Pandit Lachhu Maharaj's 74th birth anniversary with a simple string doodle.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
5 dead in Bengal bus accident
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) A bus accident in West Bengal's Hooghly district left five persons dead and many others injured on Tuesday, police said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Decoded: How fathering behaviours evolved in humans
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Males who baby-sit children, not necessarily only their own, are likely to have greater reproductive success, claims a research on gorillas, that suggests an alternative route by which fathering behaviours might have evolved in humans.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
My film with Dhanush will be a fantasy comedy: Ramkumar
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Director Ramkumar, who is basking in the success of Tamil psychological thriller "Ratsasan", says his next film with Dhanush will be a fantasy comedy which he hopes to wrap up in six months.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
How to fight post-festive woes
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Festival time is when everybody gets busy shopping, eating the best of sweets and dancing till the wee hours. But dealing with the hangover of good times can be tricky, day experts who have suggested some quick ways to handle it.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal celebrates Maha Saptami
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) After a fascinating start, the Durga Puja spirit soared on Tuesday which marked Maha Saptami -- day two of the Puja -- as thousands of revellers, adorned up in their best, hit the streets of here and across West Bengal.
2018-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Manvendra all set to join Congress on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh, who quit the Bharatiya Janata Party in September, is likely to join the Congress on Wednesday, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Women journalists' group demands Akbar's dismissal, writes to President
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A panel of female journalists has written to President Ram Nath Kovind demanding the dismissal of Union Minister M.J. Akbar who has been accused of sexual harassment by a dozen women in the wake of the #MeToo movement.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Google joins many in shunning Saudi summit after Khashoggi's fate
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) US internet giant Google Inc. has said its Cloud CEO Diane Greene will not attend an upcoming international business conference to be held in Saudi Arabia.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Media,Technology,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Bengal ensures food security for over 8.5 cr people: Mamata
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state ensured food security for more than 8.5 crore people through its "Khadya Sathi" scheme.
2018-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Australia gives first gifts for Prince Harry, Meghan's future baby
Canberra, Oct 16 (IANS) Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Tuesday received the first gifts for their future baby in Australia, a day after it was announced that they are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society
NASA's Chandra Observatory back in action
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory, observing the universe in high-energy light since 1999, is back in action after suffering a glitch due to the failure of the gyroscope and going into safe mode last week.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Pleasant Tuesday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) It was a pleasant morning in the national capital on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 18.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Apple's cheaper iPhone XR to generate more revenue: Analyst
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Apple is likely to sell its new and cheaper iPhone XR faster than the luxury iPhone XS and XS Max, an Apple analyst has claimed.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Maoists blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand
Dhanbad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Maoists blew up railway tracks in Jharkhand's Giridih district affecting train services on the busy Grand Chord Dhanbad division for seven hours, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Sensex opens 140 points up, Nifty at 11,550
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex on Tuesday opened in the positive territory tracking similar cues from its Asian peers.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rain adds to voters' reluctance in Srinagar, Ganderbal
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Early morning rain accompanied by chilly winds kept most voters at home on Tuesday, and only a few ventured out for balloting in the fourth phase of Jammu and Kashmir municipal polls.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook expands policies on voter suppression
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) With the US mid-term elections looming, Facebook has announced to expand its policies against voter suppression -- action that is designed to deter or prevent people from voting.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Harvard admissions dean testifies as affirmative action trial begins
Boston, Oct 16 (IANS) Harvard Universitys dean of admissions testified in federal court that in the interest of attracting a diverse student body, the school lowers its recruiting standards a bit for many students from rural regions, but not if they were Asian-American.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead
Seattle, Oct 16 (IANS) Paul Allen, who along with Bill Gates founded Microsoft 43 years ago has died, his family announced. He was 65.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Technology
DMK relieves Elangovan as party spokesperson
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) The DMK has relieved T.K.S. Elangovan from the party's spokesperson position, a statement said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Trump raises over $100 mn for 2020 re-election
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has raised more than $100 million for a re-election battle in 2020, giving him a massive financial advantage over a crowded field of potential Democratic contenders jockeying to challenge him.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Naxals blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand
Dhanbad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Naxals blew up railway tracks in Jharkhand's Giridih district affecting train services on the busy Grand Chord Dhanbad division, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
245 children from separated immigrant families still in US custody
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) A total of 245 children from separated undocumented immigrant families were still in US custody, officials said in a court filing.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Floating pipe to start collecting plastic in Pacific Ocean
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) A 2,000 foot-long floating pipe nicknamed "Wilson" is slated to begin its mission to collect all the plastic in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Chamling receives FAO award for Sikkim becoming world's first organic state
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming first totally organic state.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump dismissed
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) A federal judge has dismissed pornstar Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against US President Donald Trump.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Trump surveys areas devastated by hurricane Michael
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump undertook an aerial survey of areas in Florida devastated by hurricane Michael and said that the priority of the his government was to provide food, electricity and safety to the victims.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Playing Freddie Mercury was gun-to-head-moment: Rami Malek
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Rami Malek, who is playing the role of late singer Freddie Mercury in the biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody", says it was a "gun-to-the-head" moment when he was offered the role.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Paul Allen, who 43 years ago along with Bill Gates founded Microsoft, the company that revolutionised the software world and personal computers forever, has died, his family announced. He was 65.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Israeli soldiers shoot dead Palestinian in West Bank
Jerusalem, Oct 16 (IANS) A young Palestinian who tried to stab an Israeli soldier at a bus stop in the West Bank on Monday was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers, according to the Israel Defence Forces (IDF).
2018-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security
UN chief calls for action to protect rights of rural women
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for action to protect the rights of rural women and girls on the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
No GoT spoilers for Rose Leslie
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Kit Harington says he hasn't even told his wife and actress Rose Leslie how "Game of Thrones" ends.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rogue killers may be behind Khashoggi's disappearance: Trump
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) President Donald Trump suggested on Monday that "rogue killers" could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared on October 2 after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Tips for cozy living room
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Windows, lights, photography prints and carpets can lend a cozy look to your living room, suggest experts.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Oil prices rise amid political uncertainties
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Oil prices rallied on Monday amid tensions over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist, which stoked crude supply worries.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Saudis to admit Khashoggi died during interrogation, says CNN
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) The Saudi authorities are preparing a report that will acknowledge that journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong, one that was intended to lead to his abduction from Turkey.
2018-10-16
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
China, Pakistan vow to build closer ties, jointly construct CPEC
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) China and Pakistan agreed on Monday to build closer ties and facilitate the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
2018-10-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Bangladeshi Hindus celebrate annual Durga festival
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) Durga Puja, the biggest annual Hindu festival, began on Monday in Bangladesh capital Dhaka and elsewhere in the country with due religious fervour.
2018-10-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Fire in Kolkata chemical godown
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) A fire broke out in a chemical godown in the eastern part of the city on Monday evening, but no casualty was reported, an official said.
2018-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IndusInd Bank Q2 net profit up 5%
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The IndusInd Bank on Monday reported a 5 per cent increase in net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of 2018-19.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kovind urges engineers to build sustainable structures
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday advised engineers to build sustainable structures in view of the changing climate and also to ensure that they look beautiful.
2018-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
NDRF, SDRF not sufficient for natural calamities: GoM
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Group of Ministers (GoM) formed by the GST Council on Monday agreed that funding from the national and state disaster response funds -- NDRF and SDRF -- are not sufficient in case of disasters and a new mechanism to raise funds is required.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka CM's wife in Assembly by-poll fray
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha on Monday filed her nomination to contest the Assembly by-poll from Ramanagara constituency, about 50 km southwest of here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Over 30% of agri funds to empower women farmers: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said the government has allocated over 30 per cent of the farm-related funds to women to empower them and bring them to the agriculture mainstream, and sought appointment of more women in the extension services.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
PM should tell if he supports defamation case against Ramani: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clarify whether he supports the criminal defamation case filed by his Minister M.J. Akbar against a woman journalist who accused Akbar of sexually harassing her.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Sikkim CM calls for global effort to make agriculture organic by 2050, gets UN award
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS) Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Monday called for global cooperation to make agriculture totally organic the world over by 2050, citing the achievement of his Himalayan state in north-east India.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
National policies need to optimize rural migration: UN
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Governments need to exploit the contribution made to national economies by rural migrants, the UN said on Monday in a new report which argues that policies should not stem or accelerate migration but optimize its potential and limit its costs.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Business/Economy
'Party's over' for human trafficking profiteers: Italy
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday vowed to end the trafficking of migrants to Italy, warning "the party is over" for those who profit from the criminal phenomenon.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amid criticism, stone laid for 'Museum of Prime Ministers' at Teen Murti
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid severe criticism from Congress leaders, the foundation stone for the "Museum of Prime Ministers" was laid on Monday by Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at the Teen Murti estate here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
India won't relax data localisation deadline, digital payment firms in a bind
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the government on Monday refusing to relax the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Modi urges partnership with oil producers, Saudi output to rise
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Blaming current marketing practice for the current high oil prices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong case for partnership between producers and consumers at a meeting here with global company heads, following which Saudi Arabia said it expects its oil output to rise next month to counter the impact of US sanctions on Iran.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
RIIL Q2 net profit down 21.9%
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Ltd (RIIL) on Monday reported a 21.9 per cent decline in net profit for the second quarter which ended on September 30.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Uruguay eyes major renovation of Centenario Stadium for 2030 World Cup
Montevideo, Oct 15 (IANS) Renovating Montevideo's Centenario Stadium, where the first World Cup was staged in 1930, is part of the work Uruguay must complete as it prepares to host the 2030 global football tournament along with Argentina and Paraguay.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Fakhar set for Test debut in 2nd Test vs Australia
Abu Dhabi, Oct 15 (IANS) On the eve of the second Test against Australia at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here, Pakistan on Monday named limited overs opener Fakhar Zaman, uncapped quick Mir Hamza and all-rounder Shadab Khan in the 12-man squad.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Signals to ease Bengaluru traffic congestion
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Adoptive signals will soon be installed across Bengaluru to ease traffic congestion by regulating vehicular movement at road inter-sections, said a police official on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Take up Chinese PLA intrusion with President Xi: Modi told
Itanagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress Lok Sabha member Ninong Ering on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the recent intrusion of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops in the Upper Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
After acquittal of moral turpitude charge, judicial services job can't be denied
New Delhi, Oct. Oct 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that a person accused of moral turpitude involving kidnapping of a girl but subsequently acquitted cant be denied appointment as a judicial officer in subordinate judiciary.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Fuel prices: Modi resorting to poll gimmicks, says Congress
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doing "electoral drama" ahead of elections in five states over rising prices of petrol and diesel and said that the government has fleeced the common people through "draconian taxation" of Rs 13 lakh crore.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modric never thought Zidane, Ronaldo would leave Real
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Real Madrid's Croatian international midfielder Luka Modric has admitted that neither he nor his teammates expected both coach Zinedine Zidane and star Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the football club last summer.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Minister urges people to join fight against pollution
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday launched an air quality early warning system for the capital and urged the people to participate in the fight against pollution.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
5.5 kg of silver seized in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Some 5.5 kg of silver ornaments worth Rs 2.2 lakh was recovered from the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district on Monday, an official said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Plane that grazed Trichy airport wall not overloaded
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Dubai-bound Air India Express flight that hit the upper portion of the five feet tall boundary wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu was not overloaded, an airline official said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
AAP launches fund collection drive ahead of Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday officially launched his party's 'Aap ka Daan Rashtra ka Nirmaan' campaign aimed at collecting funds to tackle the party's financial crisis.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDTV, Airtel launch live channel
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Media firm NDTV on Monday announced its partnership with telecom service provider Bharti Airtel to launch live channel "NDTV HOP".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Israel's only Olympic gold medallist to sell his medal
Jerusalem, Oct 15 (IANS) The only Israeli Olympic gold medal winner ever Gal Fridman, announced on Monday that he would sell the medal at an auction.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Sports,Other Sports
Karnataka CM's wife in Assembly by-poll fray
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha on Monday filed her nomination to contest the Assembly by-poll from Ramanagara constituency, about 50 km southwest of here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Higher food prices jack up India's September wholesale inflation (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's inflation rate based on wholesale prices accelerated 5.13 per cent on year in September, from a 4.53 per cent increase in August, as prices of primary articles and food items rose, official data showed here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gujarat Ministers go out with invites for tallest Sardar statue unveiling
Gandhinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As the countdown for the unveiling of the tallest statue in the world by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun, Gujarat Ministers have fanned out across the country with invites for Chief Ministers for the big show on October 31.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Men's hockey team leaves for 2018 Asian Champions Trophy
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The 18-member Indian men's hockey team, led by midfielder Manpreet Singh, on Monday left for the 5th Hero Asian Champions Trophy, starting October 18 in Muscat.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Akbar files defamation case against woman journalist (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against a woman journalist, Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual harassment, alleging that "scandalous allegations" have been made to bring down his image in the society.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Former UP Congress leader Mani Shankar Pandey joins LJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Congress leader from Uttar Pradesh Mani Shankar Pandey on Monday joined the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), and said the grand-old party has disregarded its workers in the state.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zika virus cases reach 72 in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) The number of people infected with the Zika virus rose to 72 in Jaipur, officials from the health department said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
India's September exports down 2.15%, deficit at 5-month low
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports declined by 2.15 per cent in September on a year-on-year basis, even as the country's merchandise trade deficit registered its lowest in last 5 months despite the currently high global crude oil prices, official data showed on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Durga Puja begins in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Durga Puja rituals began in West Bengal on Monday as enthusiastic devotees plunged into merriment marking the first day of the biggest festival in this part of the world.
2018-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Vermaelen injury adds to Valverde's worries at Barca
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has an injury problem less than two weeks before the first 'Classico' between his side and Real Madrid with the confirmation that the Catalan football club's central defender Thomas Vermaelen will be out of action for around six weeks with a hamstring injury.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Pink Line's Trilokpuri-Shiv Vihar section to open
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Pink Line section connecting Shiv Vihar and Trilokpuri in east Delhi is likely to open soon.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Reduction in inequalities will create peaceful society: Vice President
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that reduction in inequalities will bring peace and harmony to mankind, which finds itself in a state of violence currently.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Builder beaten to death over money, 3 held
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A 36-year-old builder was beaten to death by three men after he failed to return the money borrowed from one of them, police said on Monday. All three accused have been arrested.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President, PM pay tributes to Kalam
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the dignitaries who paid tributes to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his 87th birth anniversary on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Lies do not have legs,' Ghazala responds to Akbar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A day after Union Minister M.J. Akbar said that charges of sexual harassment against him were "wild and baseless", Ghazala Wahab, one of the journalists who had levelled the allegations, said "lies do not have legs" and they cannot go far.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Merkel wants to regain voters' trust after Bavarian poll setback
Berlin, Oct 15 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said she wanted to work towards regaining the lost trust of the electorate after her political allies lost their absolute majority in Bavaria's regional parliamentary elections.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Germany,Politics
For third time, Meghalaya court defers verdict on ex-Bangladesh Minister
Shillong, Oct 15 (IANS) A lower court in Meghalaya on Monday deferred its verdict, for the third time, on former Bangladesh Minister Salahuddin Ahmed who was arrested three years ago for trespassing into India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Golfer Johnson maintains top spot in world rankings
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) United States golfer Dustin Johnson continued to lead the World Golf Ranking released on Monday, followed by England's Justin Rose, as the top 10 players all held their positions this week.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Golf
Halep secures year-end No.1 WTA ranking for 2nd year in a row
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Romanian tennis star Simona Halep secured the year-end world No. 1 spot in the WTA rankings for the second year in a row, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Man arrested after taking girl hostage in Germany's railway station
Cologne (Germany), Oct 15 (IANS) The German police on Monday arrested a man after he took a woman hostage at a pharmacy inside Cologne city's central railway station leading to a lock-down for several hours.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bar Associations suspend work over attack on judge's family
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) Several Bar Associations in Haryana suspended work on Monday to protest against the attack on a judge's wife and son which left the woman dead and the teen battling for life in a hospital.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ship rams into Mumbai jetty
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Monday launched a probe to know how a cargo ship rammed into a jetty on Saturday afternoon, an official said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
CBI files closure report in missing JNU student case
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The CBI has submitted its closure report in the case over disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Najeeb Ahmed, who went missing from here in October 2016, the agency said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Passengers of cancelled AI Express flight to Singapore leave
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) After a 24 hour delay due to a technical snag, 64 passengers of a Singapore-bound Air India Express flight out of Trichy were airborne on Monday evening, said an airline official.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Congress trying to build momentum against construction of Ram Temple: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The BJP on Monday accused the Congress of trying to build a momentum against the construction of the Ram Temple at Ayodhya and asked party President Rahul Gandhi to clear his stand on the issue.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sikkim CM seeks global effort to make agriculture organic by 2050
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS) Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Monday called for global cooperation to make agriculture totally organic the world over by 2050, citing the achievement of his Himalayan state in northeastern India.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Akbar trying to crush truth, says Priya Ramani on defamation case
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani for levelling allegations of sexual harassment, Ramani said Akbar is trying to "silence" the voices "through intimidation and harassment".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sensex rises over 130 points, Nifty regains 10,500-mark (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Key equity indices rose on Monday, wiping off initial losses, as wholesale inflation grew at a slower pace and amid bets of robust corporate earnings in the second quarter ended September 30.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Parrikar will not quit as CM, to continue work: Goa BJP President
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will not resign as the head of the BJP-led coalition government, Goa BJP President Vinay Tendulkar said on Monday, ruling out "rumours" that the former Defence Minister was likely to step down from his post due to ill-health.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Trump to send Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over missing journalist
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he spoke to Saudi King Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the situation with the monarch.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Busy ITO intersection gets Skywalk, Delhi ministers ignored
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Ignoring the representatives from Delhi's elected government, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday inaugurated the Skywalk at ITO here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Somy Ali, raped as minor, urges more women to say #MeToo
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Somy Ali, actress and former girlfriend of superstar Salman Khan, says she was sexually abused and raped as a minor.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parrikar may try to dissolve Goa Assembly: Congress to President
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) After knocking on the doors of Goa Raj Bhavan several times, the Congress on Monday wrote to President of India Ram Nath Kovind, urging him to keep a check on possible "constitutional overreach" by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who it alleged is trying to seek dissolution of the Assembly by foul means.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rahul confident Congress will return to power in MP, tears into Modi
Datia (MP), Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday exuded confidence that the party will return to power in Madhya Pradesh and tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "empty slogans" that he said have not helped farmers, women and small traders.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Cattle trader killed in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 15 (IANS) A cattle trader was found dead with his throat slit in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's exports down 2.15% in September
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports declined by 2.15 per cent in September on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 arrested for raping colleague
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Two men in their mid-20s, working with a multinational company here, have been held for allegedly raping their colleague in their office, police said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Javed Ali sings song for 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) "Jashn-E-Bahaara" hitmaker Javed Ali has lent his voice to a song that will be a part of the show "Mere Sai".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Golan Heights
Quneitra (Syria), Oct 15 (IANS) Syria opened two key border crossings on Monday after years of closure due to the ongoing civil war ravaging the country, re-establishing links with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, officials said.
2018-10-15
Category: International, India,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Modi calls for partnership with oil producing nations
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Blaming the current marketing practice for high oil prices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong case for partnership between producers and consumers in the oil market to cut energy cost and provide stability to global economy.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akbar should step down for sake of fair probe: Journalists
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Expressing "deep disappointment" at Union Minister M.J. Akbar's threat of legal action against complainants alleging sexual harassment at his hands, journalist bodies on Monday said the Minister must step down for the sake of an impartial probe into the matter.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amid criticism, stone laid for 'Museum of Prime Ministers' at Teen Murti Estate
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid severe criticism from Congress leaders, foundation stone for the "Museum of Prime Ministers" was laid on Monday by Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at the Teen Murti estate here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Juggy D teams up with Rishi Rich again
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Juggy D has collaborated with producer Rishi Rich once again, this time for a single titled "Get down". Rapper IKKA is also part of the song.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP gives 24 hours to Kerala government to resolve Sabarimala row
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) With the Sabarimala Hindu temple set to open on Wednesday for monthly puja, Kerala BJP President P.S. Sreedharan Pillai warned the Left government to resolve the issue of women visitors or face "severe consequences".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Bangladesh journalists protest propaganda law with human chain
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Newspaper editors in Bangladesh gathered in the capital on Monday to demand an immediate amendment to the newly-enacted Digital Security Act, which they say hampers the freedom of the press and free speech.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
FIR against Kanhaiya Kumar for misbehaving with doctor, nurses in Patna
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) A case was lodged on Monday against former JNU Students Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar and his dozens of supporters over their alleged misbehaviour with a doctor, nurses and a security guard of AIIMS-Patna, police said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mysuru decks up for Dussehra finale on Friday
Mysuru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka's City of Palaces has been decked up for the grand finale of the 10-day Dussehra fest on Friday, with lakhs expected to witness the victory parade, a district official said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Kumar Sanu to act in 'Yeh Un Dinon...'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Popular singer Kumar Sanu, who has sung the title track of "Ye Un Dinon Ki Baat Hain", will play a cameo in the show.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
After skywalk, AAP Ministers ignored for flyover opening
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The rift between the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government continued to widen as the latter was yet again ignored in the invitation for the inauguration of newly constructed Rani Jhansi flyover scheduled for Tuesday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Djokovic hails family after Shanghai win
Shanghai, Oct 15 (IANS) Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic, who captured his fourth ATP Shanghai Masters title here, on Monday said that the last three or four months have been "phenomenal", and his family has helped him to overcome adversity after the lacklustre start to the season.
2018-10-15
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Alcohol, animal sacrifice in government-sponsored Durga Puja
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) Alcoholic drinks and animals including goat, pigeons and buffaloes are offered as items of sacrifice in a 300-year-old Durga Puja sponsored by the Tripura government.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Culprits of Bargari sacrilege won't be spared: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Lashing out at vested political interests seeking to politicise a sensitive issue, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said there is no question of backing out of his promise to bring to book the culprits of the Bargari sacrilege case and the subsequent incidents of firing at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura towns.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India top contenders for Asian Champions Trophy title: Japan chief coach
Muscat, Oct 15 (IANS) With barely three days to go for the Hero Asian Champions Trophy here, reigning Asian Games champions Japan chief coach Siegfried Aikman on Monday backed defending champions India to retain the title.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Hockey
India refuses to relax data localisation deadline, digital payment firms in a bind
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the government on Monday refusing to relax the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Indonesia gearing up for friendly against Hong Kong
Jakarta, Oct 15 (IANS) Indonesia's national football team is gearing up for a friendly match against Hong Kong on Tuesday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
Nepal puts royal crown on display
Kathmandu, Oct 15 (IANS) Nepal on Monday put on display the royal crown used by former kings after 10 years of the abolition of monarchy in the Himalayan country.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Apple acquires music analytics start-up 'Asaii'
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to further cement its position in the global music space, Apple has acquired "Asaii," a start-up developed music analytics engine for music labels and artist managers, the media reported on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Railways to go for black boxes
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian trains will soon have voice recorders or black boxes in a bid to facilitate investigators trying to identify the cause of accidents and assess crew performance, an official said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India considers Tibetans her native people: Himachal Governor
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Monday said India has a culture of "Atithi Devo Bhava" and has never considered the people of Tibet living in the state in exile any different from the native ones.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Akbar files defamation case against woman journalist
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against a journalist, Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual harassment amidst the raging #MeToo movement in the country.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi's 'Beti Bachao' campaign mere slogan: Rahul
Datia (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of merely sloganeering about women's safety but actually "protecting" a BJP MLA in Uttar Pradesh who has been charged with rape and murder.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Konkana, Bhumi in rebel mode for 'Dolly Kitty...'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actors Konkana Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar on Monday unveiled the first look of their upcoming film "Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare", which is being presented under producer Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Motion Pictures.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saudi Arabia to raise oil output in November
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it expects its oil production to rise next month from the current 10.7 million barrels per day (mbpd) and it has the required capacity in place to do so.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Goa BJP ally warns against Assembly dissolution as CM ails
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Goa Forward Party President and Agriculture Minister Vijai Desai on Monay warned against dissolution of the Assembly even as the state Chief Minister is fighting a serious illness.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Punjab CM lays stones for five projects in Amritsar
Amritsar, Oct 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday laid the foundation stones for five infrastructure projects worth Rs 127.86 crore in Amritsar, and announced an additional Rs 50 crore for tubewells to ensure supply of water in the holy city.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Taiwan invites Pope to visit after Vatican-China pact
Taipei, Oct 15 (IANS) Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit the island in an attempt to strengthen diplomatic ties with the Vatican following the latter's landmark agreement with China over the appointment of bishops.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Politics,Diplomacy
India's data localisation decision leaves global digital payment firms in a bind
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the government on Monday saying it will not relax the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Hurricane Leslie kills 6 in France, wreaks havoc across Europe
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) Hurricane Leslie, the most powerful Atlantic storm to hit Europe in decades, has claimed at least six lives in France and left devastation in its wake as it also blew across Portugal and Spain, officials said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, France,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Amid criticism, foundation stone laid for 'Museum of Prime Ministers' at Teen Murti Estate
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid intense criticism from Congress leaders, the foundation stone for the "Museum of Prime Ministers" was laid on Monday by Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at the Teen Murti estate here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
'Mayurakshi' wins best feature film at Singapore film fest
Singapore, Oct 15 (IANS) Atanu Ghosh's Bengali movie "Mayurakshi" won the Best Feature Film Award at the second edition of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF), where Pakistani singer Atif Aslam's live performance left the crowd spellbound.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sensex rises 130 points, Nifty settles above 10,450-mark
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Key equity indices reversed initial losses to end higher, as global crude oil prices eased and as investors cheered lower-than-expected gains in wholesale prices.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ensure adequate coal supplies to power plants: Goyal
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday ensured full supply of coal to power plants across the country.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Postpartum depression linked to mother's pain post childbirth
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The pain experienced by a mother following childbirth, rather than during the labour and delivery process could be linked to postpartum depression, that affect about one in nine women, according to a new study.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Rahul confident Congress will return to power in MP
Datia (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday exuded confidence that the party will return to power in Madhya Pradesh after the November 28 Assembly elections.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Media distorted my words: Tharoor
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has accused the media of distorting his words vis-a-vis the Ram temple issue and stressed that whatever he said was his personal opinion and not his partys.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Astronauts aboard ISS afraid of aborting space launch
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS) In the wake of a booster failure that forced a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to make an emergency landing last week, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) were worried whether their space launch would be cancelled.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
Silent march in Kashmir University in solidarity with AMU students
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Students of the Kashmir University staged a silent march on Monday to show solidarity with Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students facing sedition charges for trying to offer funeral prayers in absentia for a slain Ph.D scholar-turned-militant commander.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Education
31 Bangladeshis detained in Guwahati station
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) Thirty-one Bangladeshi nationals were detained at the railway station here on Monday, a police official said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Spanish minister seeks inquiry into missing Saudi journalist
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell on Monday requested the Turkish authorities to launch an inquiry into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared after visiting his country's consulate in Turkey.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Politics,Diplomacy
Emergency action plan to curb Delhi pollution comes into effect
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on Monday started implementation of a Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to control air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Government, RBI don't favour extending data localization deadline
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will not extend the deadline for payment firms to implement the mandate to localise data, government sources said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajit Kapur had fun with complexities of 'Bypass Road'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Rajit Kapur is excited about "Bypass Road", and says he had fun playing a complex character.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Panama head coach wary of South Korean threat ahead of friendly clash
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) Panama's caretaker head coach on Monday said his team would be ready to handle the threat posed by South Korea, who come into their friendly match unbeaten in four games.
2018-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Football
Aftab Shidvasani clocks 19 years in Bollywood
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Aftab Shivdasani on Monday looked back at how life changed for him 19 years ago when he stepped into the world of Bollywood.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahul should apologize, sack Sidhu for his anti-south remarks: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of turning itself into an organisation with an anti-India mindset, the BJP on Monday sought an apology from its President Rahul Gandhi and sacking of Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for his analogy between visiting Pakistan and south India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aahana Kumra's warm relationship with Soni Razdan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra says she is glad that she got a chance to work with Soni Razdan, Mahesh Bhatt and Pankaj Tripathi in "Yours Truly".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Jayasuriya charged under ICC anti-corruption code
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday charged former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya with two counts of breaching the ICC anti-corruption code.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kamal Nath blames Shivraj for bad MP roads
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh unit Congress chief Kamal Nath on Monday accused Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's government for the bad road condition in the state.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Microsoft unveils blush coloured 'Surface Laptop 2' in China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday unveiled a blush coloured "Surface Laptop 2" only for the Chinese market.
2018-10-15
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
Indians prefer short breaks over one long vacation: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Indians have changed the way they have been holidaying very significantly over the past few years. Instead of one big break, they now prefer multiple short breaks in addition to one big family vacation, according a Yatra.coms five-year comparative survey data.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
We've to listen, believe, let justice prevail: Sushmita Sen
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Miss universe Sushmita Sen is proud of the women who have spoken up about their unsavoury experiences, as a result of the MeToo movement. She says now is the time to listen, believe and let justice prevail.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India U-18 men's, women's Hockey team bag silver at Youth Olympics
Buenos Aires (Argentina), Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian Under-18 men's and womens Hockey team finished their 2018 Youth Olympic Games campaign with silver medals.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Akbar files defamation case against woman journalist
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against a journalist, Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual harassment.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Namaste England', 'Badhai Ho' to release on October 18
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) In what could be considered a Dussehra 'dhamaka', the two big Hindi releases this week, Vipul Shah's "Namaste England" and Amit Sharma's "Badhai Ho" have been given a last-minute early release.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AMMA defends actor Mohanlal
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) The Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) on Monday came out in support of its chief, superstar Mohanlal, who has been slammed by the Women's Collective in Cinema (WCC) over the way a case involving an actress' kidnap case was handled.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Alia Bhatt face of Nokia phones in India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Finnish company HMD Global that manufactures and markets Nokia smartphones on Monday roped in Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt as the face of Nokia devices in India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
Common mistakes while washing face
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) From an early age, it has been taught that washing the face is a necessary step in one's daily skin care regimen. But you may not be doing it right.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Flash floods kill 6 in France
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) At least six people have been killed by flash floods in France's Aude region, authorities said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, France,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Hope #MeToo movement in India doesn't get dissolved: Rakul Preet
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet is happy with the #MeToo movement gaining momentum in India, but feels it is important to differentiate between sexual harassment and sexual misconduct and deal accordingly.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chris Evans clarifies rumours around Captain America
Chicago, Oct 15 (IANS) As Chris Evans' farewell tweet on "Avengers 4" led some fans to believe that Captain America will die in the upcoming Marvel movie, the actor has clarified it saying that the post wasn't an insinuation that "Captain America will die".
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Odisha hikes DA for employees
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday hiked the dearness allowance (DA) for government employees by an additional 2 per cent.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Vaping may not stain teeth: Study
London, Oct 15 (IANS) E-cigarettes and tobacco heating products cause significantly less staining to teeth than conventional cigarettes, a new study has found.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Djokovic in 2nd
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the top spot of men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Bihar official dies of dengue
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) A Bihar government official succumbed to dengue fever here, an official said on Monday, adding that more than 260 cases have been detected at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH).
2018-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Exciting to be a menswear designer in India right now: Kunal Rawal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Fashion designer Kunal Rawal, who has dressed up some of Bollywood's most stylish men, including Shahid Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor, says the menswear industry is evolving fast in India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Railways to go for black boxes
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian trains will soon have voice recorders or black boxes in a bid to facilitate investigators trying to identify the cause of accidents and assess crew performances, an official said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
ICC Test Rankings: Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant make substantial gains among batsmen
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Riding on their impressive show against West Indies in the just concluded two-match Test series, youngsters Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant have made substantial gains in the ICC player rankings for Test batsmen, released on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jewellery trends for festive season
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With back-to-back festivals like Navratri/Durga Puja/Dussehra, Karva Chauth, Diwali and Chhath Puja, women desire to dress up and look their best for each occasion. Be in sync with the latest jewellery trends.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Modi doesn't care for farmers: Rahul
Datia (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Narendra Modi, accusing the Prime Minister of insulting the people of India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
India threatens regional security: Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) India's offensive posture and induction of lethal weapons threatens strategic stability in South Asia, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Parrikar advised week's rest
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been advised to take a week's rest by doctors, a statement by his office said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
G.D. Agrawal death: Agrawals slam Modi for 'exploiting' Ganga river
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Agrawal community on Monday slammed the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "exploiting" the Ganga river issue for political purposes and not fulfilling its promise to clean up the holy river in the past over four years.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 7,421 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Employees urge Microsoft not to bid for US military project: Report
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Following Google's exit from a controversial US military Cloud project, an open letter claiming to be from an unspecified number of Microsoft employees has urged the tech giant to also back out of the military project.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Suu kyi calls for peace in trilateral talks
Naypyidaw, Oct 15 (IANS) Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday called for joint efforts to overcome difficulties and challenges in implementing the nationwide ceasefire accord (NCA) between the government and the NCA-signatory ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) through discussion and negotiation.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
New Zealand votes 'tipsy' pigeon bird of the year
Wellington, Oct 15 (IANS) New Zealand has voted for its bird of the year 2018 and it's one known for being "drunk, clumsy and a bit of a clown", organisers said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Khayyam named for Hridaynath Award for lifetime achievement
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) National Award winning music director Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi, famous as 'Khayyam', has been named for this year's Hridaynath Award for Lifetime Achievement, an official said here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nobody could mess around with me, get away with it: Lata Mangeshkar
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar believes every woman must be given the dignity she deserves. In the midst of the #MeToo wave in India, she says nobody could mess around with her and get away with it.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
#MeToo: Singer Sona Mohapatra urges PM to stand up for women
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stand up for the "50 percent of his electorate" (women) amidst the raging #MeToo movement in the country.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Congress protests, demands Akbar's resignation
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress workers staged a noisy protest here on Monday demanding the resignation of Union Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar who is facing allegations of sexual harassment.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amusing baby questions for expecting 'mom' Jessica Simpson
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Jessica Simpson, who is expecting her third child, feels amused by her older children's hilarious questions around the baby.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Koreas to break ground for railway, road connection
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) South and North Korea on Monday agreed to hold a groundbreaking ceremony to modernise and eventually connect their railways and roads across their borders in late November or early December.
2018-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle expecting baby
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who were married in May, are expecting a baby next spring, Kensington Palace announced on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Rahul prays at Pitambara Peeth in MP
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday started his two-day tour of the Gwalior-Chambal region in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh after offering prayers at the Pitambara Peeth temple in Datia district.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
India, China launch training programme for Afghan diplomats
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India and China on Monday launched a joint programme to train Afghan diplomats in pursuance of an understanding between the two countries to undertake joint projects in the war-torn nation.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
HTC's Blockchain-based Exodus phone to launch in Oct
Taipei, Oct 15 (IANS) After working on its Blockchain-powered smartphone Exodus for months, HTC has finally announced it will introduce the device as early as October.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology,Business/Economy
Medical marijuana could be safe to treat multiple sclerosis patients
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Medical products derived from marijuana might have a mild benefit in treating symptoms of multiple sclerosis, a study has claimed.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
I'll always be loyal to Vineeth Sreenivasan: Nivin Pauly
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Nivin Pauly says he will always be loyal to his "guru" and filmmaker Vineeth Sreenivasan, who introduced him to the Malayalam film industry.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Last minute styling hacks for Dandiya nights
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The famous dandiya nights during Navratri call for decking up in traditional outfits, so make sure you are avoiding some last minute mess up with the right style.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sensex erases losses despite tick-up in wholesale prices
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The key equity indices on Monday erased their initial losses, despite a tick-up in the wholesale price-based inflation index.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian killed in New Zealand car crash
Wellington, Oct 15 (IANS) A 25-year-old Indian man has been killed in a car crash in New Zealand's Queenstown, the media reported.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
I am a big introvert, says Disha Patani
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani, who has featured in films like "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story" and "Baaghi 2", says she is a shy and reserved kind of person in real life.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Beijing 2022 seeks proposals for winter Olympic opening ceremony
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Beijing Winter Olympic organizers have invited the world to make proposals for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
2018-10-15
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Eric Clapton unveils 'Happy Xmas'
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary musician Eric Clapton's album "Happy Xmas" is out now.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle expecting baby
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who got married in May, are expecting a baby next spring, Kensington Palace announced on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
'Takht' based on true historical event: Karan Johar
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, who is gearing up for his upcoming directorial venture, a multi-starrer period drama "Takht", says its story is based on a true historical account. He vouches that it will be treated with dignity in the film.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Durga puja begins in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Durga Puja rituals began in West Bengal on Monday as enthusiastic devotees plunged into merriment marking the first day of the biggest festival in this part of the world.
2018-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Air India crew member falls off aircraft in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A senior woman crew member fell off an Air India plane at the Mumbai airport as it was preparing for a flight to New Delhi, official sources said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HC to hear plea for removal of explicit content from web series
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said that it will hear on November 14 a plea for the removal of vulgar and sexually explicit content from over-the-top media services including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
800 dietary supplements contained unapproved drug ingredients
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Nearly 800 dietary supplements sold over the counter from 2007 through 2016 contained unapproved drug ingredients, a new analysis of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) data found.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Gay conversion therapy still prevalent in Australia
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) Therapies to make lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people heterosexual continue to be carried out in several religious communities in Australia, according to a report published on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
China imposes anti-dumping import tariffs on US, Japan
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China on Monday announced it will impose anti-dumping tariffs of 123.4 per cent and 41.1 per cent on the import of hydroiodic acid from the US and Japan for the next five years.
2018-10-15
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Philippines resort island reopens for test run after cleanup
Manila, Oct 15 (IANS) Philippines' Boracay island, one of the world's most famous beach destinations, re-opened on Monday for a test run almost six months after being closed for a cleanup operation.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Philippines,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
India's September wholesale inflation rises to 5.13%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices increased to 5.13 per cent in September from a rise of 4.53 per cent in August, official data showed here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Agile network must for India's digital journey: Riverbed Technology
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Enterprises and digital service providers in India urgently need an agile and flexible network to support the countrys new digital economy which is gravitating towards Cloud- and Internet of Things (IoT)-based technologies, says a top executive of San Francisco-headquartered IT company Riverbed Technology.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Hyundai's Kona EV ready to hit the road
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) Carmaker Hyundai is developing a crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) named Kona and the electric vehicle (EV) is reportedly ready to hit the road.
2018-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Business/Economy
India's September wholesale inflation rises to 5.13%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices increased to 5.13 per cent in September from August's 4.53 per cent, official data showed here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Air India crew member falls off aircraft in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A senior woman crew member fell off an Air India plane at the airport here as it was preparing for a flight to New Delhi, official sources said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Patrick Baumann, int'l basketball chief, dies in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (IANS) Switzerland's Patrick Baumann, the secretary general of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), died here of a heart attack. He was 51.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson split
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande and "Saturday Night Live" star Pete Davidson have called off their engagement.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Defamation suits won't intimidate Vinta Nanda: Lawyer
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Writer-producer Vinta Nanda will remain undaunted in her fight against the sexual violation she faced 19 years ago even if defamation suits come her way, her lawyer said on Monday, a day after actor Alok Nath's wife Ashu Singh reportedly moved a court seeking a police probe into the "Tara" writer's accusation.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Searches on in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Security forces started a cordon and search operation on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district after presence of militants was suspected, police said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Hodor spin-off will be quite boring: GoT star Kristian Nairn
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Hodor's death in "Game of Thrones" was quite heart-breaking for fans of the fantasy series across the world, but Kristian Nairn feels it summed up the character's journey perfectly. The actor is tight-lipped about making an appearance in the show's final season, but dismissed the idea of a spin-off around the life of the gentle giant.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Afghanistan to adopt Delhi's Happiness Curriculum for school kids
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Afghanistan, which is working to reform its education system, will adopt the Happiness Curriculum devised by the Delhi government with a focus on holistic education -- to bring peace to the mind of children.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Sonakshi thanks Hrithik for motivating her
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha has praised actor Hrithik Roshan and thanked him for always motivating her to be fit.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kerala HC grants bail to rape accused Bishop Mulakkal
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was arrested in September on charges of raping a nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Paul Schrader joins Macau film festival jury
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) "First Reformed" director Paul Schrader has joined the jury of the third edition of Macau Film Festival jury.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Google Pixel cameras to have external microphones support
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of its Pixel 3 launch on Thursday, Google has confirmed that the Pixel camera app is coming with an external microphone support.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Kerala HC grants bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a nun between 2014 and 2016.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India and EU: The devil lies in the (trade) deal (Book Review)
Title: India and EU: An Insider's View; Author: Bhaswati Mukherjee; Publisher: ICWA/Vij Books; Pages: 358; Price: Rs 746
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,IANS Life
Prestigious Einstein Prize for Indian American professor Abhay Ashtekar
Chicago, Oct 15 (IANS) Over four decades after he began his scientific engagement with gravitational science, Professor Abhay Ashtekar is set to receive the prestigious Einstein Prize conferred by the American Physical Society (APS).
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Google Pixel apps to have external microphones
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of its Pixel 3 launch on Thursday, Google has confirmed that the Pixel camera app is coming with an external microphone support.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Del Potro fractures right kneecap
Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (IANS) World No. 4 Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has fractured his right kneecap, initial medical tests said.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Tennis
PTI, PML-N wins most seats in Pakistan by-polls
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) managed to win most of the seats in the by-polls held for 11 National and 24 provincial assembly seats, the media reported on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Did not issue 5-day strike call in Nov: AIBEA
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has denied issuing any circular calling for five days of bank strike in November-end demanding wage hike, said a top official on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
46% Americans think Trump will win re-election: Poll
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Forty-six per cent Americans think that President Donald Trump will win a second term in office, according to a new CNN poll,
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sunny Monday but air quality dips in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) It was a sunny Monday morning in the national capital that witnessed poor air quality as the minimum temperature was recorded two notches below the season's average at 17 degrees Celsius.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Putin probably involved in assassinations but not in US: Trump
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump have claimed that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was "probably" involved in assassinations and poisonings, but "it's not in our country".
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cloudera appoints Vinod Ganesan as Country Head for India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) US-based software Company Cloudera on Monday announced the appointment Vinod Ganesan as Country Manager for its India operations.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Apple iPhone to soon decode binge eating disorder
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) A team of researchers in the US is set to use Apple iPhone and Watch to track binge eating disorder among people.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Global cues, rupee subdue equity indices
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Broadly negative global cues, along with a weak rupee and a rise in global crude oil prices subdued the key domestic equity indices during Monday's morning trade session.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UK to see 3 years of low growth: Forecaster
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The UK can expect low economic growth till 2021, while a no-deal Brexit could dent growth even further, says a forecasting body.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Saudi Arabian King calls Turkish President over journalist's disappearance
Riyadh, Oct 15 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, according to media reports.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky wasn't abuse of power: Hillary
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended her husband, former President Bill Clinton, saying that he was right not to resign in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and insisted that his affair with the White House intern wasn't abuse of power.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Harry, Meghan in Australia for Oceania tour
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday to begin an official visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Sports,Diplomacy
Morocco King's support for compulsory military service
Rabat, Oct 15 (IANS) Nearly two months after Morocco introduced a year-long mandatory military service for those between 19 and 25 years of age, King Mohammed VI reiterated his backing for the decision.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Malta,Defence/Security
Indian girls, boys settle for hockey silver
Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian girls were defeated 3-1 by Argentina here at the Youth Olympics while boys went down 4-2 to Malaysia.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Militants decamp with weapons in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Militants have fled with two service rifles from Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, police said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Kevin Hart hits back at Dwayne Johnson
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Comedian Kevin Hart has slammed actor Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock for mocking at his weight.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bryan Adams wraps up biggest party in India
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) From playing his rock anthems and love songs to crooning "Kiki do you love me" to expressing his "Ultimate love" for India, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Bryan Adams took the Indian music lovers on a rock and roll joyride with his music while playing in the Delhi-NCR region for the first time.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,Cinema/Showbiz
18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attacks on military checkpoints
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) At least 18 Afghan army soldiers were killed and 10 others kidnapped in attacks carried out by the Taliban militant group against several military checkpoints in the western province of Farah, officials told Efe on Sunday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Business/Economy
Joaquin Phoenix dons goofy clown costume, make-up
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) After revealing his first look as Batmans iconic nemesis, The Joker, actor Joaquin Phoenix sported goofy costume and make-up for the character.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Plane crash in Germany kills 3
Wasserkuppe, Germany, Oct 15 (IANS) At least three people were killed and another eight injured on Sunday when a small propeller plane crashed into a group of people at an airfield in the central German state of Hesse, police officials reported.
2018-10-15
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Netanyahu warns Hamas after increased riots at Gaza border
Jerusalem, Oct 15 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hamas on Sunday that if it continues the violent attacks against Israel, "it will be stopped in a very painful way".
2018-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Mel B makes furious jibe at Victoria Beckham
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Mel B made a furious jibe at Victoria Beckham during an argument over Spice Girls reunion as the group announce that the reunion tour will start in May next year.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
4 killed in Bangladesh landslides
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) At least four people including three of the same family were killed after rain-triggered landslides struck their houses in Bangladesh's southeastern Chattogram city on Sunday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Claire Foy was 'deeply hurt' by gender pay gap
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Claire Foy says she felt compelled to speak out about the pay gap between herself and "The Crown" co-actor Matt Smith to open doors for others fighting for fair play.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bangladeshi PM inaugurates construction of China-financed rail project
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the China-financed Padma bridge rail link project by unveiling its foundation plaque at a ceremony in Munshiganj on the outskirts of capital Dhaka Sunday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
ISS has enough supplies until next summer: Russia
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS) The International Space Station (ISS) has enough supplies of food, water and life-supporting materials until the next summer, mission control head of the ISS Russian segment Vladimir Solovyov said Sunday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
Burmese nationalists stage mass pro-military rally amid Rohingya persecution
Yangon, Oct 14 (IANS) Over a thousand nationalist demonstrators took to the streets of Yangon on Sunday to march in support of Myanmar's military at a time when the Southeast Asian country is in the spotlight for the ongoing violent persecution of the Rohingya people.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
US seeks to topple Islamic regime in Iran: Rouhani
Tehran, Oct 14 (IANS) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that the current U.S. administration seeks a "regime change" in Iran, Press TV reported.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Pro Kabaddi: Puneri Paltan hammer Haryana Steelers 45-27
Sonepat, Oct 14 (IANS) Puneri Paltan climbed to the top of Zone A table in Pro Kabaddi tournament with a resounding 45-27 win over Haryana Steelers here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Class 10 student gangraped in Delhi, 4 held
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A 16-year-old class 10 student was on Saturday allegedly gangraped by four persons in east Delhi's Vinod Nagar, police said on Sunday, adding that the accused have been arrested.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MNC executive gangraped in Delhi, 2 arrested
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A woman employed with Multinational Company (MNC) in west Delhi's Dwarka was allegedly gangraped by two of her colleagues on Saturday night, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Journalist's disappearance: S. Arabia rejects threats (Lead, Changing Dateline)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday rejected any international threat and "attempts to undermine it" following the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he visited the Gulf kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, earlier this month.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
UK, France, Germany call for probe into missing Saudi journalist
London, Oct 14 (IANS) The Foreign Ministers of the United Kingdom, France and Germany on Sunday expressed serious concerns about the fate of a missing Saudi Arabian journalist and called for an investigation into the case.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Stephens to make 1st WTA Finals appearance
Florida (US), Oct 14 (IANS) For the first time in her career, US tennis player Sloane Stephens has qualified for the upcoming WTA Finals, the season ending, eight-woman tournament to be held in Singapore, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Puerto Rico,Sports,Tennis
Never thought I will be a successful actor, star: Nawazuddin
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui says while he studied theatre, the thought of becoming a "successful actor" or "star" never crossed his mind.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
AAP flays Centre for 'hijacking' its work on ITO Skywalk
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi's ruling AAP flayed the Centre for "hijacking its work" on Sunday after reports suggested that no Delhi government Minister has been invited for the inauguration of the Skywalk at ITO.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Structural reforms helping India absorb global shocks, official says
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Structural reforms such as those in the indirect tax regime and bankruptcy rules are boosting India's resilience to shocks triggered by protectionism, and a tightening of global financial conditions, an official statement said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
#MeToo: DCW urges victims to report sexual crimes, creates email ID
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women on Sunday urged the victims of sexual crimes to report their cases to the police and the women's panel, creating a dedicated email ID to receive such complaints.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Pro Kabaddi: Patna Pirates beat UP Pirates 43-37
Sonepat, Oct 14 (IANS) Patna Pirates overcame a sluggish start to register a comfortable 43-37 victory over UP Yoddha in the Pro Kabaddi tournament here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Umesh should be in playing XI in Australia: Kohli
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) A standout performance by Umesh Yadav against the West Indies has prompted India skipper Virat Kohli to say that the pacer is a strong candidate for a place in the starting XI during next month's tour of Australia.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Ailing Parrikar arrives in Goa, his health parameters stable
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) The health parameters of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who returned from Delhi on Sunday, are stable, his office said.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Akbar calls charges wild and false, mum on quitting (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Defying widespread calls for his ouster over multiple charges of sexual harassment, Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Sunday termed the allegations "wild and baseless" and questioning their timing and vowed to take legal action against the accusers.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wrestler Simran takes Youth Olympics silver
Buenos Aires, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian wrestler Simran had to be content with a silver medal after losing in the final of the women's freestyle 43 kg class at the Youth Olympics here.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Other Sports
Holder rues heavy defeats despite batting-friendly pitches
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) West Indies captain Jason Holder on Sunday said the manner of defeats in India hurt the team considering the fact that the pitches were batsman-friendly.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Israeli PM threatens Hamas with severe punishment
Jerusalem, Oct 14 (IANS) The Prime Minister of Israel on Sunday threatened the Gaza Strip's Hamas government with severe punishment if it does not halt the weekly mass protests near the boundary fence separating Gaza from Israel.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Saudi Arabia to hit back if US imposes sanctions
Riyadh, Oct 14 (IANS) Saudi Arabia threatened on Sunday to hit back if the US were to impose sanctions on Riyadh in the wake of the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, according to the state-run SPA news agency.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Bodies of mountaineers reach Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Oct 14 (IANS) The bodies of nine climbers who died on a Himalayan peak in western Nepal after their camp was devastated by a severe storm were taken back to Kathmandu on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Honda Racing India gains 16 points in Indonesian ARRC round
Sentul (Indonesia), Oct 14 (IANS) The curtains came down on the penultimate 5th round of Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) on Sunday at the Sentul International Circuit as it turned out to be a closely contested affair in both SuperSport 600 and Asia Production 250 class with Indonesian riders dominating the show.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Motorsports
Air India Express plane may have overshot runway before takeoff
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Dubai-bound Air India Express Boeing plane seems to have overshot the normal take-off point as tyre marks have been found between the end of the runway and the compound wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu, officials said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Major General among 7 given life sentence by Army court
Guwahati, Oct 14 (IANS) A Summary General Court Martial (SGCM) of the Indian Army has convicted seven personnel, including a Major General, in a 24-year-old fake encounter case, sentencing them to life in prison.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AAP to launch campaign to tackle its financial crisis
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch a nationwide campaign on Monday to tackle the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) ongoing financial crisis, cabinet Minister Gopal Rai said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal decks up to bask in Durga Puja fervour
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) With "cotton-ball" clouds floating in the blue sky, the beat of Dhak (drums) mixed with popular melodies filling the air, and frenzied last-minute shopping, Bengal looks set to indulge itself in the state's biggest festival - Durga Puja - from Monday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Alleging harassment of whistle-blower, MLA quits party
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Goa Forward Vice President Trajano D'Mello resigned from the party after accusing the BJP-led government of brazenly backing the fish mafia in the state, adding to the state's political turbulence.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Kohli hopes batsmen replicate home form in Australia
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Heaping praise on his bowlers, India skipper Virat Kohli asked his batters to replicate their home form in Australia next month.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
AAP names Lok Sabha in-charge for last two Delhi seats
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced its candidates for the last two Lok Sabha seats in the capital, completing the process for all the seven constituencies.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shaw has glimpses of Sachin, Lara, Sehwag in him: Shastri
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday lavished praise on Prithvi Shaw, comparing the teenage sensation with Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Virender Sehwag.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Fuel prices continue to rise, Modi to meet oil company heads
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Fuel prices continued to rise across the four major metros on Sunday even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to meet oil company chiefs here on Monday to take stock of the global energy scenario.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Manipur University professors handcuffed
Imphal, Oct 14 (IANS) Jail officials on Sunday brought six Manipur University professors for medical check-up from the Imphal Central Jail in handcuffs, triggering condemnation.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Taliban confirms talks with US special envoy for Afghan peace
Kabul, Oct 14 (IANS) The Taliban has confirmed that its leaders had held talks with the US Special Envoy for Afghan peace Zalmay Khalilzad in Qatar's capital on Friday, said a statement from the group posted on its website on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Man injured in Bengal blast dies in Kolkata hospital
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) A fruit seller injured in a bomb blast in West Bengal's Dum Dum area died at a government hospital here on Sunday, police said.
2018-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru FC win Puttaiah Memorial Cup
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) Bengaluru FC clinched their second Puttaiah Memorial Cup after a 2-1 win over Madras Engineering Group (MEG) in the final of the 2018 edition of the competition at the Bangalore Football Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Surya Varathan wins JK Novice Cup
Coimbatore, Oct 14 (IANS) Chennai's Ashwin Datta moved a step closer to his maiden Euro JK title in the 21st JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship as a dramatic Round 3 -- replete with ups, downs and upsets -- came to an end here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Djokovic wins record 4th Shanghai Masters, closes in on world No. 1
Shanghai (China), Oct 14 (IANS) Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Croatia's Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to claim a record fourth Shanghai Masters title, closing in on the world No. 1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings currently held by Spain's Rafael Nadal.
2018-10-14
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Rahul Gandhi concerned as activist fasting for Ganga hospitalised
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Gopal Das, who is on a fast for the conservation of river Ganga and currently in a hospital.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Shot by guard, judge's wife dead, son 'brain dead' (Third Lead)
Gurugram, Oct 14 (IANS) The wife of Additional District and Sessions Judge Krishan Kant, who was shot at by her husband's security guard on Saturday, has died while their teenager son is "brain dead", doctors said on Sunday. But police said the boy too was dead.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
All Israeli airlines to stop flying from 2019: media
Jerusalem, Oct 14 (IANS) Israel's leading airline El Al warns that all Israeli airlines will stop flying from January 1, 2019 because of security concerns abroad, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Goa Minister hopes for miracle for Cancer-stricken Parrikar
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Goa's Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Sunday said he hoped for a miracle for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been battling cancer for several months.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Sikkim to get '100 pc organic state' UN award in Rome
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The "100 per cent organic state" Sikkim, the first in the world, will get the "Oscar for best policies" at a UN ceremony in Rome and it bolsters efforts to attain the Sustainable Development Goals, an Indian MP said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
2nd Test: India crush West Indies by 10 wickets, seal series 2-0
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) India registered their tenth consecutive Test series win at home as Virat Kohli's men crushed the West Indies by 10 wickets in the second and final cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Richard Madden in talks to play James Bond
London, Oct 14 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" fame star Richard Madden is in talks to essay the role of Agent 007 after actor Daniel Craig stepped down from the film.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Judge's wife, son shot by security guard dead
Gurugram, Oct 14 (IANS) Both the wife and son of Additional District and Sessions Judge Krishan Kant, who were shot at by the judge's security guard on Saturday, have died, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK, US may boycott Saudi conference over journalist's killing
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Britain and the US are considering boycotting a major international conference in Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the BBC reported on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Business/Economy

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