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AAP announces 22 candidates for Haryana polls
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced the name of 22 candidates for the October 21 Assembly elections in Haryana.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Petronet may invest $2.5% for 20% interest in US gas company
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Countrys largest LNG importer Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL) will invest close to $2.5 billion to pick around 20 per cent stake in US natural gas company Tellurians Driftwood project in Louisiana, two sources aware of the deal told IANS.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Walking patterns could identify dementia types: Study
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that walking may be a key clinical tool in helping doctors accurately identify the specific type of dementia a patient has.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Democrat 2020 candidates turn up for Iowa Steak Fry
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Democratic Party candidates for the 2020 US presidential election gathered for the Polk County Steak Fry event in the state of Iowa.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
26 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and a dozen others were injured in a passenger bus accident on in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region on Sunday, police said.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Kane scores lying down even as Tottenham lose
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur lost to Leicester City 1-2 but what stood out in the match was a Harry Kane goal scored while lying down.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Facebook buys startup to boost cryptocurrency Libra experience
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Aiming to make its cryptocurrency Libra customer friendly when it arrives next year, Facebook has acquired a startup called Servicefriend that builds Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven bots for messaging apps.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
WhatsApp quietly rolls out tool to share status on Facebook
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp has begun rolling out a feature for Android users to let them share their status stories directly on Facebook Story and other apps.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Parties in a fix over UP's Tundla Assembly bypoll
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Political parties in Uttar Pradesh are in confusion since the announcement of Assembly bypoll dates by the Election Commission on Saturday. The state's Tundla Assembly segment in Firozabad district does not figure in the list of constituencies scheduled to go for bypolls on October 21.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UN research shows G20 nations lagging in climate action
Nairobi, Sep 22 (IANS) G20 nations are collectively not on track to meet their Paris Agreement commitments, but they have huge opportunities to undertake rapid and deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, a new UN research has said.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Kenya,Environment/Wildlife
Conclave on making India global steel manufacturing hub
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Modi government seems determined to boost the country's crude steel production capacity to 300 MT by 2030-31 in a bid to make India a global steel manufacturing hub.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Look who's copying: Two-much trouble in B-Town!
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) For most of last week, Katrina Kaifs doppelganger Alina Rai was a rage on social media. A TikTok star, Alina shares such resemblance with B-Town's Hot Kat that her follower base on Instagram has shot up to over 39.2K ever since her photos went viral a few days back.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Youth leaders vow continued pressure for climate action
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) A day after thousands of young people marched and rallied for urgent climate action, young leaders brought their message to the UN for the Youth Climate Summit, the opening salvo of the three-day-long UN Climate Action Summit, which will culminate on Monday.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,International
Hurricane Lorena downgraded to tropical storm in Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 22 (IANS) Hurricane Lorena has been downgraded to a tropical storm after causing power outages and damages to property along the east coast of the Baja California peninsula on its way to northwestern Mexico.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Mexico,Environment/Wildlife
Nobel summit ends with call to respect human coexistence
Merida (Mexico), Sep 22 (IANS) The 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates has ended here with a call for ensuring human coexistence with mutual respect, and committing to prevent a further deterioration of our planet.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Soap Theory: Reinvention is Survival
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) While most people prefer binge watching web shows on their mobile screen nowadays, the good old television soap is still somehow managing to carry on, thereby disrupting the very argument that home entertainment is all set to be redefined by the OTT domain.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
OTTs take the 'right' route to filmy biz
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Remember the days when you used to wait for a big Bollywood blockbuster to premiere on the small screen? Long gone are those days with the OTT platforms breaking the pattern, and bringing in a shift in the viewing habits.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Looking to help Betis regain presence in Europe: Fekir
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) French World Cup winner Nabil Fekir is not going overboard with his good start to life in Spain, saying it is more about his club Real Betis doing well and regaining their place in Europe by the end of the season.
2019-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Greta Thunberg seek UN action against climate change
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, and three other young environment crusaders have sought UN action against climate change and asked for a world without toxic emissions.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
The heroine-centric film moves to its next level
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Bollywood actress has come of age, and that has been happening for a while now. The heroine-oriented film is a reality, so is a consistently good show of the genre at the box-office. Bollywood is now all set to enter the next level with the heroine-oriented film. Far from remaining a mere eye candy, the likes of Kangana Ranaut in "Dhaakad" and Parineeti Chopra in "The Girl On The Train" remake are moving into areas where the Bollywood heroine never did.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Petronet LNG-Tellurian's deal on Modi 1st day of US visit
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) US natural gas company Tellurian and India's largest LNG importer Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL) have signed an MoU under which the latter and its affiliates will import up to 5 million tonnes of LNG from America.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
The B'wood hero: Get real or perish
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Don't underestimate the power of the common man," said superstar Shah Rukh Khan in "Chennai Express". Bollywood seems to have taken the line seriously. The "aam aadmi" is indeed the hero of the Hindi silver screen, with the larger-than-life hero slowly fading out.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Granada stun Messi's Barcelona to go top of La Liga
Granada (Spain), Sep 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona's all-time top scorer Lionel Messi started from the bench and came on as a halftime substitute as they suffered a shock 0-2 defeat to Granada in a La Liga tie here on Saturday night.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Small is big when it comes to profits
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) There is all that talk of the much-hyped 100-crore club that Bollywood loves to flaunt, and then there is real success -- validated by a films profitability. Bollywood buffs often mix up the two, forgetting that a Rs 100-crore haul at the box-office is not necessarily foolproof evidence of profitability.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Bollywood's Age of Disruptors
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Every generation defines the entertainment it gets. As we get ready to enter the third decade of the 2000s, we look ahead at an unprecedented era in Bollywood that is at the same time exciting and unpredictable, much like the audience it caters to.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
British-Pakistani couple caught smuggling heroin
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) A British-Pakistani couple was caught attempting to smuggle heroin out of Pakistan to the UK via the Sialkot international airport, a media report said.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Chinmayanand to be stripped off his saint-hood
Prayagraj, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, who was arrested on Friday on charges of intimidation and sexual harassment of a law student, is now facing more trouble from his peers.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Now Mulayam set to lose his Mercedes SUV
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) After losing the plush bungalow allotted to him as former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and then the sprawling Lohia Trust office, Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav is now set to lose his swanky Mercedes SUV.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP too hot for Kashmiri inmates, seek transfer to valley
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Suffering from depression and unable to bear the hot and sultry weather in the plains, a large number of Kashmiri prisoners lodged in jails in Uttar Pradesh have sought a transfer back to their state.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Modi meets Kashmiri Pandits, Sikhs, Dawoodi Bohras in Houston
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) A delegation of the Kashmiri Pandit community met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston, and "unequivocally supported" the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status and it being made part of the rest of the country.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Filmy galaxy shines bright again (Column: B Town)
There is an influx of new talent. But, there was a phase not long ago when every big named corporate house backed only Page 3 makers who had rapport with stars. The corporate houses bankrolled projects, not content, blindly. So, okay, if you had made a name even as a choreographer or belonged to a family with antecedents or were in anyway close to a star, you were set for multi-crore projects from a corporate house.
2019-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Opinion/Commentary
Imran reaches New York to attend UNGA session
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister has reached New York on a week-long visit to attend the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session and be part of a host of other activities, including a meeting with US President Donald Trump.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
T20Is: Rohit needs only 8 runs to regain top spot
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma will renew his battle with skipper Virat Kohli for the top spot in highest run getters' in T20Is, when the third and final rubber gets underway against South Africa here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Shahjahanpur victim may also be arrested
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The law student who had accused the now-jailed senior BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape and blackmail, could also be arrested soon, according to Special Investigation Team (SIT) sources.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Summoned in Babri case, Kalyan to appear on Sep 27
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) A Special CBI court has issued summons to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh to appear before it on September 27 in connection with the Babri Masjid demolition case.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BJP to launch mass contact campaign on Article 370
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP has asked its MPs, MLAs and office-bearers in Uttar Pradesh to participate in a massive mass contact campaign to inform people in the state about the Centre's move to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Been training at night to prepare for Doha heat: Dutee
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Dutee Chand is part of the Indian contingent that will be going to the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar which starts on September 27.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
The 'A' listers of the NDA government
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The whisper in the corridors of power in the capital is that the letter 'A' seems to have more currency in the top bureaucratic echelons compared to the other 25 letters.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pre-poll bonanza for Delhi's unauthorised colonies in the offing (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's political charm seems to be working on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as the tango seems to be clearing the obstacles for regularisation of 1,797 unauthorised colonies in the capital.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian origin teen to sing national anthem at 'Howdy Modi'
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) A 16-year-old Indian-origin boy, born with a rare medical condition known as osteogenesis imperfecta' or brittle bone disease, will be singing the Indian national anthem at the 'Howdy Modi' event on Sunday and is excited at meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
How to fight depression during economic slowdown
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) As economic slowdown is often linked to anxiety and depression, which may also become a reason for suicide, experts suggest that rather than thinking about the future, working people need to live in the present and avoid mulling too much over a distressing situation to cope with stress.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
PM Modi holds talks with oil sector CEOs at Houston
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) In his first engagement after arriving in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a fruitful round table interaction with 16 oil sector CEOs on Saturday, with the discussions focused on boosting cooperation in energy security.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
India's Petronet inks MoU with Tellurian for 5 MTPA LNG
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) India's Petronet LNG has inked a MoU with US liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc for up to five million tonnes of LNG through equity investment in Driftwood Holdings, a subsidiary located in Louisiana.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Hilary Duff's has mom guilt
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Hilary Duff, who is battling "very contagious" strep throat, has opened up about feeling mom guilt.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Petronet inks MoU with Tellurian Inc for 5mn tonnes LNG
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) India's Petronet LNG has inked an MoU with US liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc for up to five million tonnes of LNG through equity investment in Driftwood.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Modi holds round table with oil sector CEOs in Houston
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) In his first engagement after arriving in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a round table meeting with oil sector CEOs on Saturday, with India and the US looking to boost cooperation in the sector.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Supermodel Kate Moss flaunts her toned legs
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Model Kate Moss showed off her toned legs in leather shorts and paired it with a khaki green jacket during a recent outing, and fans can't stop gushing over her style statement.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hayley Kiyoko considers being gay her biggest strength
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Hayley Kiyoko says that being gay has become her "biggest strength" after years of living life in fear of other people not accepting her.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN envoy for Yemen welcomes Houthi peace initiative
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) UN special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, on Saturday welcomed the Houthi rebels' announcement on the cessation of hostile military acts against Saudi Arabia.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Modi's gesture highlights sense of humility
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi was handed a large bouquet of flowers in welcome on his arrival at Houston airport, a flower stalk fell to the ground. Unhesitatingly, the PM bent to pick up the stalk, before handing it away to an aide, in a gesture highlighting his sense of cleanliness and simplicity.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Thunderstorm damages Delhi-Vijaywada Air India flight
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The passengers and crew members of an Air India plane flying from Delhi to Vijaywada reportedly sustained injuries after the aircraft suffered damage due to a thunderstorm, sources said on Saturday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MoD warns against fake WhatsApp groups linked to KBC show
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Adversaries" are using fake WhatsApp groups on the hugely popular 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' TV show to trap security personnel, the Ministry of Defence warned in an advisory and gave directions on how to exit such groups.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
CBI searches for Kumar in private hospital, UP house
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) CBI sleuths, divided into small teams, spread out in the city and a neighbouring district on Saturday looking for senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who has been eluding the federal agency despite being served multiple notices to appear for questioning.
2019-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rupa Gurunath set to be new president of TNCA
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) will hold its executive committee meeting on Sunday and former BCCI president N. Srinivasan's daughter Rupa Gurunath is likely to become the first woman president of a BCCI state association.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Howdy Houston!' says PM as he arrives to packed itinerary
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) 'Howdy Houston!' was the greeting from Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he landed at Houston airport on Saturday to a packed programme during his US visit.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Alia Bhatt, Zoya Akhtar are thrilled; hope for best
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) 'Gully Boy' is India's entry at the Oscars 2019, and the films heroine Alia Bhatt still cannot believe it.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
People fed up with Khattar govt in Haryana: Tanwar
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's decision announcing the Assembly election schedule for the state and said that the people are fed up with the non-performance of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led government in the state.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
UP Yoddha beat Tamil Thalaivas 49-22
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) UP Yoddha produced a clinical performance to beat Tamil Thalaivas 42-22 in a Pro kabaddi League match in front of a packed audience at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Saturday. The Thalaivas, who led the encounter for most of the first half, will only have themselves to blame for a second-half capitulation that saw the UP side inflict three All-Outs on them.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
Have been training at night to prepare for Doha heat: Dutee
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Dutee Chand is part of the 30-strong Indian contingent that will be going to the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar which starts on September 27. When Qatar hosts a sports event, conversations invariably veer as to how the athletes can cope with the temperatures and conditions they will find there.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
PM Modi arrives in Houston
Houston, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Houston, as he began his week-long visit to the US that will see him hold talks with President Donald Trump and also address the UNGA.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy
UP mulls replacing Mulayam's Merc SUV with Toyota Prado
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav will now have to get his Mercedes SUV, allotted to him by the state government, replaced as the cost of repair is too high, officials said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Gavaskar, Shetty join US company as ambassadors
New Jersey, Sep 21 (IANS) Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar and Bollywood star Suniel Shetty have joined a US company, Triton Solar, as ambassadors. The company on Saturday made an announcement to this effect.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,National,Sports,Business/Economy
Sourav Ganguly set to remain CAB President
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly is set to be re-elected as the president of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) unopposed.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Jaipur Pink Panthers, Gujarat Fortunegiants play out 28-28 tie
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Home team Jaipur Pink Panthers played out a highly entertaining 28-28 tie against Gujarat Fortunegiants in the 100th match of VIVO Pro Kabaddi League season seven. Both defences produced a masterclass in the match of the Jaipur leg in front of a packed audience at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Saturday but the Pink Panthers will rue missing out on a win despite being on a healthy lead for most of the first half.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
AAP holds 'day of betrayal', protest at BJP office
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) organised 'Dhoka Divas' (day of betrayal) against the Bharatiya Janata Party for not keeping its word on unauthorised colonies, and staged a protest outside the BJP headquarters, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt: Hope 'Gully Boy' makes it to final five
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) 'Gully Boy' is India's entry at the Oscars 2019, and the film's heroine Alia Bhatt still cannot believe it.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
UP CM blames Delhi for Agra's woes
Agra, Sep 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Delhi government for dragging its feet on Yamuna cleaning.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mahindra shuts Tweeple questioning FM move
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra has come out in Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's support, saying it is not necessary that people always get things right the first time.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Court rejects Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) In a fresh setback for senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who is being hunted by the CBI in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam probe, a district and sessions court on Saturday rejected his anticipatory bail plea.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'RB' on India's first Rafale jet stands for new Air Chief
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The first of the 36 Rafale jets that will be formally handed over to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh by its French manufacturer on this Dussehra bears the tail number RB 01.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Goa opposition demands CBI probe over bad roads
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition in Goa on Saturday demanded a CBI and vigilance department probe into the monies spent on building and maintenance of roads in the state, which have come under criticism during the monsoon season for being pothole-ridden and in poor shape.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
One arrested for robbery in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 21 (IANS) Gurugram Police arrested a youth for robbing two persons of Rs 3 lakh after offering to sell a car on OLX website.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K detenues' health being monitored: DGP Prisons
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Director General of Police, Prisons Department Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday said it is constantly monitoring the health condition of the detenues.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Will strive to make flag of Hindi cinema fly high: Ranveer
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Ranveer Singh is over the moon as his movie 'Gully Boy' has been chosen as India's official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards. The star says he will keep striving towards making flag of Hindi cinema fly high.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
US Senator to Modi: Ensure return of Pandits to Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An American senator has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitching for repatriation of the "violently displaced" Kashmiri Pandit community and asked him to work with them to ensure their voices are heard.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Flight theory' overcrowding jails, says Rohatgi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Additional Solicitor General Mukul Rohatgi on Saturday said the "flight risk" theory of the prosecution was becoming a reason for the overcrowding of jails.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Why SIT booked Chinmayanand under 376C, not 376 (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
Shahjahanpur, Sep 21 (IANS) It was only after careful deliberation that the Special Investigation Team, probing sexual assault allegations against UP BJP leader Chinmayanand, decided to charge him under section 376C (sexual intercourse by a person in authority) of the IPC instead of section 376 amounting to rape.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Inter-state gun dealer held, 5 pistols seized
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi Police claimed to have arrested a key member of an inter-state gang involved in supplying illegal weapons and cartridges to criminals in Delhi and its surroundings.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TV actor Sudeep Sarangi 'learnt a lot' observing Ashutosh Rana
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Sudeep Sarangi, who has a pivotal role in the upcoming web series "Chhatrasal", says working with senior actor Ashutosh Rana in the show was an interesting experience. He added that he learnt to improve his language skills from the veteran actor.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Oil deals on cards during PM Modi's US visit
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With political uncertainty becoming contagious in the Gulf and Middle East, India is looking at the US for its energy security and some of the deals could be on the cards involving PSU petroleum and natural gas (P&NG) majors like ONGC and Indian Oil during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Blow to rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs in K'taka after EC move
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a major blow to the rebel Congress and Janata Dal-Secular MLAs who were disqualified as legisltors, the Election Commission on Saturday announced by-elections in Karnataka on October 21.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TRS names candidate for Huzurnagar Assembly by-poll
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), here on Saturday, named S. Saidi Reddy its candidate for the Huzurnagar Assembly seat, hours after the Election Commission announced by-election on October 21.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Make law to spend 6% of GDP on education: Sisodia
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia here on Saturday urged the central government to make a law to allocate 6 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for education.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
ED attaches 3 chimpanzees, 4 marmosets worth Rs 81 lakh
New Delhi/Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind action, the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday said it has attached three chimpanzees and four marmosets (small tropical American monkeys) in a money laundering case valued at Rs 81 lakh.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Babul assures JU attacker's mother of no harm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The mother of Debanjan Ballav, who was seen purportedly pulling Union Minister Babul Supriyo's hair during the Jadavpur University disturbances here on Thursday, has apologised to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader. Supriyo assured the aged woman that he won't harm her son.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Thackeray should become CM: Farmers' leader
Nagpur/Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) It is high time for Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to take the political plunge and take over the state's reins as the next Chief Minister, a prominent farm activist said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Pakistan figures among 10 violent places in world
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan has slipped two places on the annual global index on peacefulness, finishing at 153 among 163 countries. The index was released on the occasion of the International Day of Peace on September 21. It's also known as World Peace Day.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Priyanka slams govt for stopping farmers at UP Gate
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) central government after a farmers' rally was not allowed to enter the national capital, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NGT introduces e-filing grievances
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has introduced the system of online filing of petitions with the launch of a new website.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Gwen was hit hard after her youngest son started KG class
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani felt "devastated" after her youngest Son Apollo started going to Kindergarten.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
(RELEASE AT 1 am) Gwen was hit hard after her youngest son started KG class
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani felt "devastated" after her youngest Son Apollo started going to Kindergarten.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sara Khan shoots video for new song
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Television actress Sara Khan will soon be seen in the music video "Tattoo boy". She says that although she is normally sceptical about featuring in music videos of others -- because she creates songs herself -- she made an exception this time because she loved the song the moment she heard it.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kashmir in focus as Imran leaves for UNGA
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday left for New York on a week-long visit to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session during which he is to make Kashmir the focus of his address and interactions.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Deepak Punia reaches final of World C'ships, books Tokyo berth
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 21 (IANS) A month after winning the Junior World Championships, India's rising star Deepak Punia (86kg) will now aim for the senior gold as well after he reached the final of the Wrestling World Championships on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Two Assembly by-elections in Rajasthan on Oct 21
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) By-elections to Khinvsar and Mandava Assembly seats in Rajasthan would take place on October 21 and the results would be declared on October 24, said Chief Election Commission Sunil Arora, on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Coast Guard undertakes beach clean-up along coastline
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard conducted a massive beach clean-up drive along the coastline of the country on Saturday on the occasion of International Coastal Cleanup Day.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Adah Sharma's hunt for groom is hilarious
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma is all decked up in traditional attire and looking for a groom. But it's not a tall, dark and handsome man that she is looking for. Her demands include a man who "should be willing to cook 3 times a day with a smiling face and shave regularly".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lindsay Lohan declares she is single
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan has quashed rumours surrounding her mystery man, rumoured to be the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman. She has declared she is single.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
PM's Houston visit: India, US to deepen energy cooperation
Houston (Texas), Sep 21 (IANS) India and the US are set to deepen their bilateral energy cooperation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi choosing Houston for his first stop, and the mega 'Howdy Modi' event that will see US President Donald Trump also attend in a rare gesture.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Politics
Talat Aziz, Anup Jalota told to cancel foreign shows with Pak actors
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has appealed to singers Anup Jalota and Talat Aziz to withdraw their names from upcoming shows in London along with Pakistani actors.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Team India's daily allowance on away tour doubled
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian team under Virat Kohli has done just as well on foreign soil as it has at home and the Committee of Administrators (CoA) have decided to reward the players by doubling their daily allowance when on tour.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
UP farmers end march after meeting govt officials
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After camping at the UP-Delhi border for hours, farmers ended their protest march as the Agriculture Ministry assured action on five of their 15 demands.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Six killed in blast at cracker factory in UP
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Six people, including the owner, were killed and several others injured in a blast at a cracker factory in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre in Ludhiana opened
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) The new building of Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre in Ludhiana was inaugurated by Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Surya Kant, both of the Supreme Court.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gulzar returns to pen song in 'The Sky Is Pink'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood's poet-lyricist par excellence Gulzar remains active as ever at 85. Although he has grown selective with time, he is still penning songs as diverse as the sprightly "Hello hello" in "Pataakha" and the lilting "Dilbaro" in Raazi". While every new Gulzar track is eagerly awaited by fans, he returns with a new song in Shonali Bose's upcoming film, "The Sky Is Pink".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-US Ambassador urges China, US to work together
Chicago, Sep 21 (IANS) Former US Ambassador to China Max Baucus has urged China and the US to work together for the benefit of both.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Taking on the likes of Kohli & Rohit a challenge, says Rassie
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) The Proteas were expected to have a tough time in India in the ongoing T20I series and deputy Rassie van der Dussen has said that they are looking to learn with every outing against one of the best teams in the world.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
BJP will form next government too: Haryana CM
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday hoped that the BJP would again form the next government in the state.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Hrithik, Tiger groove to 'Jai jai Shiv Shankar'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff will be seen dancing together in the song "Jai jai Shiv Shankar" of the upcoming film, "War", and the makers of the songs say it is an iconic moment for the industry to have the actors dance together and that the number should become a party anthem.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian woman in UAE diagnosed with rare disease
Abu Dhabi, Sep 21 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian woman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been diagnosed with a rare medical disorder, leaving her on ventilator support for the last six months, the media reported.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Togo,Diaspora
Trump's approval rating rises
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) President Donald Trump's job approval ratings this week reached its highest level since June 2019, according to the US media reports.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
NIA searches IS Ansarulla suspect's home in TN
Chennai/New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Cracking the whip on the Islamic State's (IS) Tamil Nadu Ansarulla module, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday carried out searches at the residence of one of the suspected operatives in the Tirunelveli district.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Suniel Shetty: I've learnt everything from my failures
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty has seen ups and downs in his showbiz career. He says failure has taught him a lot.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Gully Boy' is India's official entry to Oscars
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's "Gully Boy", starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, has been chosen as Indias official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
iOS 13.1 will bring CPU throttling feature to iPhone XS, XR
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) After rolling out iOS 13 for iPhones and watchOS 6 for Apple Watch Series, the iPhone maker is expected to unfold iOS 13.1 with CPU throttling feature to iPhone XR and iPhone XS.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
YouTube CEO apologises for overhauling verification policy
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Barely a day after YouTube rolled out changes to its verification programme amid a controversy over the content it pushes to its users, the company's CEO Susan Wojcicki promised to re-evaluate the company's recently revamped policy.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Jharkhand Cong chief meets Lalu to discuss poll
Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) Jharkhand Congress president Rameshwar Oraon met jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad at the hospital here on Saturday and discussed the possibilities of an alliance in the Assembly elections, slated soon.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
How Chinmayanand built a huge empire
Shahjahanpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Starting with the Ram Mandir movement, Swami Chinmayanand, who is finally behind bars, went on to become the Minister of State for Home Affairs in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government and gradually built a huge empire.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
M'rashtra: Congress wants probe on 'last-minute' decisions
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shortly after the October 21 Assembly elections were announced, the Maharashtra Congress has demanded a probe by the state Lokayukta into all the "last-minute" decisions taken by the outgoing BJP-Shiv Sena government in the past one week, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Gratification of lust' cost M'rashtra magistrate his job
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Falling for "gratification of lust" proved costly for a magistrate from Maharashtra, as the Supreme Court, unmoved by his pleas for leniency, upheld his dismissal from service citing "lacunae" in the purity of his character.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jaydev Shah appointed Saurashtra Cricket Association President
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Jaydev Shah was named the President of the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) as Electoral Officer Varesh Sinha declared the name of the five office bearers of the SCA along with 11 Apex Council members duly elected for their respective posts.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
HK protest targets 'singing aunties' amid unrest
Hong Kong, Sep 21 (IANS) The Hong Kong riot police fired teargas and sponge rounds to disperse an anti-government protest on Saturday that targeted the so-called "singing aunties" of Tuen Mun.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Hong Kong,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Cong to foil bid to divert focus from serious issues
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress has said it will raise the issues from which the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is trying to divert the public attention. "No matter how much they try to distract the public, it's watching everything," said Congress leader Pawan Khera, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gaurav Gill's car kills three during Rd 3 of FMSCI INRC
Jodhpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Three people were killed in an accident which took place during the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship on Saturday in Jodhpur.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Motorsports
Iran warns it will destroy 'any aggressor'
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) The commander-in-chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Hossein Salami, on Saturday threatened to turn any country that dares to attack Iran into a "battlefield".
2019-09-21
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Cong gears up to take on Khattar govt in polls
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress plans to corner the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana over economic slowdown, unemployment and betrayal of farmers and the law and order situation.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress will win all four Assembly bypolls: Punjab CM
Ludhiana, Sep 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the Congress would easily win bypolls to all the four Assembly seats in the state. The polling for the bypolls is scheduled on October 21 and the counting of the ballots will be held on October 24.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
SC Collegium recommends Gujarat HC judge as CJ Tripura HC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended Justice A A Kureshi appointment as Chief Justice of Tripura High Court. The Collegium has modified its May 10 recommendation in connection with the appointment of Justice Kureshi as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh, as the Centre had sent two consecutive letters to reconsider the proposal. Justice Kureshi is the senior most judge from the Gujarat High Court.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjab CM asks farmers not to resort to stubble burning
Ludhiana, Sep 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday appealed to the farmers in his state not to resort to paddy stubble burning, as a mark of respect for the historic 550th Prakash Parb of the first Sikh Guru.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Realme X2 to have 4,000 mAh battery; launch on Sept 24
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme has confirmed that 'X2', powered by a 4,000mAh battery with 30W VOOC fast-charging technology would be launched in China on September 24.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Kerala to empower mothers in technology
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) In a path-breaking initiative, the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has decided to train mothers in technology to make them able to help their children in school education.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Technology
Jeff Bezos's girlfriend stuns in 1980s bikini pageant photos
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos's girlfriend Lauren Sanchez looks stunning in newly-unearthed bikini photos from her late teens.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Bollywood is a global reality: Governor of New Jersey
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) With the aim to enhance their mutual relationship and facilitate the shooting of Indian films in New Jersey, the Producers Guild of India (PGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State of New Jersey, Choose New Jersey, New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission on Friday in Mumbai.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bipasha on 18 years in B'wood: Achieved all on my terms
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has completed 18 years in the Hindi film industry. The actress says she is proud of herself because she stayed true to who she is and achieved all on her terms.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Raj Kapoor charged one rupee for 'Teesri Kasam': Annu Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Annu Kapoor went down memory lane and shared that late actor Raj Kapoor had charged only Re 1 as fee to act in the 1966 movie "Teesri Kasam".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Locally made 12-inch chips mass produced in Guangdong
Guangzhou, Sep 21 (IANS) A 12-inch chip production line, the first of its kind in south China's Guangdong province, has begun operation.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Huawei unveils 5G training centre in UK
Birmingham, Sep 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone giant Huawei unveiled its 5G Birmingham training centre here to ensure that relevant 5G training is in place to meet current and future information and communications technology (ICT) needs in Britain.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Anushka Sharma in Fortune India's list of Most Powerful Women
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma has been named in the Fortune India's top 50 list of Most Powerful Women of 2019.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
When Manoj Bajpayee realised where he stood as an actor
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Manoj Bajpayee regarded as one of best actors today, but there was a time when he was "brutally told" where he stood as an actor.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Houston gears up to welcome PM Modi in 3-hour show
Houston (Texas), Sep 21 (IANS) Preparations are in full swing for Sunday's mega 'Howdy Modi' event at the massive NRG stadium here that will see 50,000 enthusiastic Indian diaspora members greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he takes the stage, with US President Donald Trump joining him in a rare gesture.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy
In Kerala's Pala bypoll, rival fronts rally behind 'Mani Sir'
Pala (Kerala) Sep 21 (IANS) Kerala's Pala Assembly constituency goes for a bypoll on Monday. The bypoll was necessitated by the death of its legislator K.M.Mani in April.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gaurav Gill's car kills three during Rd 3 of FMSCI INRC
Jodhpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Three people were killed in an accident which took place during the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship on Saturday in Jodhpur.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Motorsports
Bolt a fan of Ronaldo, calls Messi a genius
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has also weighed into the never-ending world famous debate of who is the better footballer between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Former TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad passes away at 68
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former Member of Parliament Naramalli Sivaprasad, known for dressing up as various characters in Parliament to draw attention to issues, passed away in Chennai on Saturday. He was 68.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Facebook picks 6 projects from India for AI ethics research
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) To encourage research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics, Facebook has selected six projects from India that will focus on three key areas - governance, cultural diversity and operationalising ethics.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
IOA backs Batra's stand on shooting after CGF Asia cries foul
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has time and again made his displeasure known after shooting was removed from the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but the move was criticised in the recently held CGF Asia Regional Meeting in Rwanda. But IOA General Secretary has written back to Regional Vice-President (Asia) Chris Chan and said that India condemns the statement challenging the rights of the IOA chief.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Dhankhar callson JU VC at hospital
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday called on Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Suranjan Das and Pro-Vice Chancellor Pradip Ghosh, now under treatment at the privately run AMRI Hospital here.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Siddharth Roy Kapur: Indian film units get warm welcome abroad
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is president of Producers Guild of India, has said that the Indian film industry gets a warm welcome in foreign countries when our films units visit those places for shooting. He added that it is a misconception that Indians create disturbance in foreign countries while on shoot.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big B's dig at Sonakshi Sinha over 'KBC' gaffe
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan trolled actress Sonakshi Sinha for struggling to give the right answer to a question on the "Ramayan" during an episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", the popular quiz show he hosts.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World's biggest coastal cleanup campaign at Puri beach
Puri, Sep 21 (IANS) A mega cleanliness drive under the banner of 'Mo Beach' cleaning initiative was organised at Odisha's Puri beach to mark the International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kashmiri Pandits seek govt nod to visit J&K, meet leaders
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A group of Kashmiri Pandits have written to the government seeking its permission to visit Jammu and Kashmir and meet the political and religious leaders as well as civil society activists there to promote peace and amity in the Valley.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'The Family Man': An 'Unputdownable' series (Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2)
The Family Man(Amazon Prime Video); Cast: Manoj Bajpai, Sharib Hashmi, Priyamani; Direction: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2019-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'The speed at which it was travelling didn't give moon lander a chance'
Chicago, Sep 21 (IANS) The Vikram moon lander likely crashed at about 184 miles per hour (mph), a speed at which nothing of value could have survived, a highly respected Indian American mechanical engineer, specialising in such critical failures has calculated.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,National,Science/Tech,Terrorism
Politics heats up in BJP-ruled Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Politics in BJP-ruled Haryana is set to heat up with the Election Commission on Saturday sounding the poll bugle. The state will go to the polls in a single phase for its 90 Assembly seats on October 21. The results will be declared on October 24.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sarah Hyland to brother Ian: Happy Kidneyversary
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Sarah Hyland wished her younger brother Ian Hyland a "happy kidneyversary", as she marked two years since he gave her his kidney.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
I love memes: Sonakshi's reply to #YoSonakshiSoDumb
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha is unfazed by the rash comments of trolls that started after her appearance on "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC). She claims she is enjoying the memes on her.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Corp tax cut credit positive,but raises fiscal risks: Moody's
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Corporate tax reduction is credit positive for companies but increases the government's fiscal risks, global rating agency Moody's said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
2 arrested for running $10 mn tech support scam: Report
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people have been arrested on charges of running a big tech support scheme that made over $10 million in profit by duping over 7,500 victims, a majority of which were elderly citizens.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Deepak Punia clinches quota for Tokyo Olympics
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhastan), Sep 21 (IANS) Junior World Champion Deepak Punia on Saturday became the fourth Indian wrestler to secure a quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by entering the semi-finals of the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Bruna Abdullah: I'm breast feeding super well
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Model-actress Bruna Abdullah, who has just welcomed her first child, has lent support for a new health awareness campaign. She says she is not Iodine deficient and hence is breast feeding her daughter well.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Video gives new twist to dowry case against ex-judge, son
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A clip of the CCTV footage of a retired Hyderabad High Court judge, his wife and son allegedly manhandling their daughter-in-law has gone viral on the social media, giving a new twist to the six-month-old dowry harassment case.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bypolls to four Punjab Assembly seats on Oct 21
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Bypolls to four Assembly constituencies in Congress-ruled Punjab will be held on October 21, the Election Commission announced on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Accused says dead Pak Hindu girl wanted to marry him
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) An accused in the case of a Pakistani Hindu medical girl student who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room, on Saturday claimed that she was in love with him and wanted to get married, a media report said.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Aaron Carter's sister accuses him of 'fabricating stories'
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Aaron Carters sister Angel has accused him of "fabricating stories", after she and brother Nick got a restraining order against him.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
An upcoming fashion gala for a cause
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Indian fashion designer Maheka Mirpuri is gearing up for the seventh edition of her annual star-studded charity gala which will raise funds for cancer patients at the Tata Memorial Hospital under the aegis of Mirpuri's foundation MCan.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
What it takes to walk the runway
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) A runway model must have a good body, but more importantly she must have confidence, attitude, style, grace and versatility
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Bypolls to two Himachal seats on Oct 21
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Bypolls to two Assembly constituencies in BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh will be held on October 21, the Election Commission announced on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
For the sake of art
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) If art is recession proof then galleries which house some of the most famous works as well as artists need to make their presence felt. Which is possibly one of the reasons why Delhi Art Gallery (DAG) has a new address in the middle of Lutyens Delhi, with its inaugural exhibition "The Sixties Show" on September 29. Ashish Anand, MD & CEO of DAG spoke to IANSlife on taking art to wider audience in India and facilitating deeper engagement.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
For this Gond artist, canvas is a melting pot of nature and identity
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Carrying forward the unique tradition of Gond tribal art, Japani Shyam, daughter of a master artist, is exploring her communitys folklore on canvas.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Travelling is an organic part of my life: Kalki
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Kalki Koechlin is an "adventure child". The national award-winning Bollywood actress has stole the limelight with her offbeat travel experiences - be it her biking trip to the Northeast with her father or her recent stint of climbing a mountain peak in Chail in Himachal Pradesh to reach a shoot location of her upcoming webseries "Bhram".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Ecosia's 'climate strike' in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Search engine Ecosia, which promises to plant a sapling on every 45 searches, on Friday organized a "strike" against climate change in Delhi, and many other countries.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
5 ideas for a perfect festive season renovation
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Festive season is round the corner. So try out these interesting home renovation ideas shared by Lokendra Ranawat, founder and Chief Executive Officer of WoodenStreet, to add that extra zing to your living space this year.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Undo the damage caused by prolonged sitting
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) After millions of years of physical evolution, modern humans have a body millions died for -- quite literally. However, these days most urbanites are sitting on office chairs for long hours, leading to a sedentary lifestyle our bodies were not designed for.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Kareena cuts b'day cake with family, friends and Diljit's song
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor cut the birthday cake on September 21. In a viral video, Kareena's husband Saif Ali Khan, son Taimur and sister Karisma Kapoor are among guests wishing the "Veere Di Wedding" actress.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC Collegium recommends Gujarat HC judge as CJ of Tripura
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice has recommended to the government to appoint Gujarat High judge Justice A.A. Kureshi as the Chief Justice of Tripura High Court, a top high court official said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
We are always there for the youngsters: Dhawan
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Keeping an eye on the World T20 in 2020, the Indian team management has already made it clear that youngsters will be given opportunities to showcase their talents and opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has gone a step further and said that the senior members in the team are always open to helping the new boys in the team.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
D K Shivakaumar's case is "deep rooted conspiracy": ED
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday told a Delhi Court that the money laundering case involving D K Shivakumar is a "deep rooted conspiracy"
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Massive drug haul by Coast Guard from Myanmar ship
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized contraband drugs worth Rs 300 crore from a Myanmar ship in the Indian Ocean region, officials said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Lawsuit filed against Modi in Houston, separatist Sikhs to hold protest
Houston/Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) With separatist Sikh groups and Pakistanis planning to hold protests in Houston, and two US-based Kashmiri activists having filed a federal lawsuit accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of rights violations in Kashmir, New Delhi is known to be in touch with Washington over the Prime Minister's security.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy
Britney Spears, beau make rare red carpet appearance
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears recently made a rare red carpet appearance here to support her beau Sam Asghari.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kohli & boys' security paramount, ACU chief sends out warning
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With the first game in Dharamsala on September 15 washed off, the Indian and South Africa team arrived in Mohali on September 16 only to realise that there was no security arrangement made for the players by Chandigarh Police -- due to non-payment of dues. While the team hotel provided for security for the teams on the first day, the police were back in charge on the second day. But Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Ajit Singh has warned hosting associations against any security lapse -- on and off the field.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Job is not done yet: Bibiano cautions Indian colts
Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Sep 21 (IANS) India U-16 football head coach Bibiano Fernandes believes that even though the team has defeated Turkmenistan and Bahrain in the ongoing AFC Qualifiers, "the job is not done yet" as they face Uzbekistan on Sunday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Sports,Football
AI creates new possibilities for personalisation this year
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cross-industry collaborations are creating new avenues for data collection and offering personalised services to users this year, according to a report.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Farmers marching towards Delhi stopped at UP border
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Heavy police deployment and barricading on the border near Ghazipur prevented thousands of farmers from marching into Delhi on Saturday demanding loan waiver, settlement of dues for sugarcane crop and pension.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kohli & boys' security paramount, ACU chief sends out warning
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With the first game in Dharamasala on September 15 washed off, the Indian and South Africa team arrived in Mohali on September 16 only to realise that there was no security arrangement made for the players by Chandigarh Police -- due to non-payment of dues. While the team hotel provided for security for the teams on the first day, the police were back in charge on the second day. But Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Ajit Singh has warned hosting associations against any security lapse -- on and off the field.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Women respond quicker to natural disasters than men: Study
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Women are quicker to take cover or prepare to evacuate during an emergency, but often have trouble convincing the men in their life to do so, a new study suggests.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maharashtra geared up for Assembly polls
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Maharashtra is all geared up for the much-awaited Assembly elections, the schedule for which was announced by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora in New Delhi on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Navy, Goa govt working in tandem to dispose off whale carcass
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) After failed attempts at disposing off a seven-metre whale's carcass in South Goa's Bimbvel beach, the Goa government is now coordinating with the Indian Navy for assistance in disposing off the rotting carcass, according to an official statement issued on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
After Pala, Kerala prepares for Assembly bypolls to 5 seats
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Bypolls to Vatiyoorkavu, Ernakulam, Konni, Aroor and Manjeswaram Assembly constituencies in Kerala will be held on October 21, the Election Commission announced on Saturday. The state's Pala Assembly constituency is going for a bypoll on Monday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
I am Rip Van Winkle #MaeSapneDekhRahaThaa (Guest Column)
I am Rip Van Winkle. I fell under a magical spell many years ago and have been sleeping since then. When I fell asleep, India was buzzing. It was completely mesmerised with the dreams of the future, and was galvanising itself for prosperous India where the economy would be booming with bountiful employment, FDI would be pouring in and Bharat would be transformed into a thriving hub of smart cities and bullet trains, while agriculture would be booming and there would be peace and harmony in the country.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Opinion/Commentary
Windows 7 security updates extended for free for voting systems
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft has announced it will offer extended support for free for federally certified voting systems running Windows 7 operating system (OS) through the 2020 elections even as the OS meets its end of support deadline on January 14, 2020.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
#YoSonakshiSoDumb: Sonakshi trolled after 'KBC' fix
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha struggled in giving the right answer to a question on Ramayana during an episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", and netizens soon took to social media to call her #YoSonakshiSoDumb.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Batman turns 80, set to get a new lease of life
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) He is the Dark Knight who went on to become the world's most iconic superhero without any special superpowers. He is Batman, he just turned 80 and he has added more crusades up his sleeves.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump hosts Australian PM for lavish WH state dinner
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania hosted Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to a lavish state dinner in the White House.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kindness is top priority in long-term relationship: Study
London, Sep 21 (IANS) One of the top qualities that people look for in a long-term relationship is kindness, a new research suggests.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Kourtney's nanny quit after her daughter scratched face
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Reality TV personality Kourtney Kardashian says her nanny quit after her daughter Penelope Disick flew into a rage and scratched her face.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Reynolds, Ferrell to star in 'A Christmas Carol' remake
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell are teaming up for "A Christmas Carol" musical remake.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Renee Zellweger unfazed by Oscar buzz for 'Judy'
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger is receiving critical acclaim for her portrayal of the late Judy Garland in biographical film "Judy", but she is not interested in becoming an Oscars contender.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
PM makes brief stopover in Frankfurt before leaving for Houston
Frankfurt, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on way to the US for a week-long visit, made a brief stopover in Frankfurt before his plane left for Houston.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
EC announces bypolls 17 states, Puducherry on Oct 21
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bypolls to 64 Assembly seats in 17 states and one Union Territory will be held on October 21 and the results will be declared on October 24, the Election Commission said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India aim to wrap SA T20I series in Bengaluru (Preview)
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) After a commanding performance in Mohali, Team India will aim to seal the three-match series when they enter the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium for the third and final T20I against South Africa on Sunday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Hasan Ali to miss Sri Lanka ODIs due to back spasm
Lahore, Sep 21 (IANS) Right-arm pacer Hasan Ali has not been included in the 16-member Pakistan squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka due to back spasm.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Health, export key to become $5-tn economy: Niti Aayog VC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With India aiming to become a $5-trillion economy by 2025, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said that the country needs to focus on making its people healthier, especially at the grassroots, and improve the export of goods and services.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Business/Economy
Biden urges info disclosure after whistleblower complaint
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) As the controversy surrounding a whistleblower complaint alleging US President Donald Trump's inappropriate interaction with a foreign leader continued to evolve, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who reportedly was involved in the scandal, urged the release of relevant information.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chandrababu Naidu's house in Amaravati served demolition notice
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh authorities on Saturday served another demolition notice to the owner of the house in which former chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu resides here.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
When Garner tried tongue twisters with numbed mouth
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Jennifer Garner has no problem laughing at herself as she shared a hilarious video of her trying to say out some tongue twisters after getting her mouth numbed during a dental procedure.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
A look at how India, Pakistan faced off at UNGA since 2014
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27 comes four years after he last addressed the top world body.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Navy chief on 4-day B'desh visit to boost maritime ties
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh will undertake a four-day visit to Bangladesh from Saturday in order to boost and consolidate bilateral maritime ties between the two countries.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Research is a necessity, not a luxury: Biologist Gagandeep Kang
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) It was her love for experiments and for finding different ways to answer questions that led Gagandeep Kang to the field of medical research. She is now the Director of Translational Health Science and Technology Institute in Faridabad and her dedicated efforts to the development of Rotavac, India's first indigenously developed vaccine for rotavirus infections, recently made her the first Indian woman to be elected as a fellow of The Royal Society of London.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Science/Tech
Haryana, Maharashtra to go to polls on Oct 21; counting on Oct 24
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Assembly elections for the 288-member Maharashtra and 90-member Haryana assembly will be held on October 21, the Election Commission said on Saturday. The results will be declared on October 24.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chandrayaan-2 mission achieved 98% success: ISRO chief
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan on Saturday said Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98 per cent of its objectives, while they are yet to establish any communication with lander 'Vikram'.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Sushant, Jaqueline starrer 'Drive' to release on Netflix
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Jaqueline Fernandez starrer "Drive" will soon have a digital release on streaming giant Netflix.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dior exhibition held at silk museum in China
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) An exhibition highlighting the fashion aesthetics of luxury French fashion designer Christian Dior was being held in China's Hangzhou city.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Art/Culture/Books
Stripper film 'Hustlers' banned in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 21 (IANS) "Hustlers", a film about scheming strippers starring Jennifer Lopez, has been banned in Malaysia because of its excessive obscene content.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Malaysia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Brexit, climate change on Johnson's UNGA agenda
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Brexit, climate change and instability in the Middle East will be on the agenda when British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets other world leaders on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York next week.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Megan Fox backs son's choice to wear dresses
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox is doing her best to teach her son to be confident "no matter what anyone else says", after the six-year-old was laughed at by his classmates for wearing dresses.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rare anti-govt protests take place in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 21 (IANS) Rare anti-government protests broke out across Egypt against President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, demanding his resignation, media reports said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Ranveer shares romantic photo with Deepika
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Ranveer Singh has never shied away from expressing his love for his wife, Deepika Padukone. On Friday, the actor shared a romantic black and white photograph of the couple taken at an award event here.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Supply shortage sends onion prices soaring to 4-yr high
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The spiralling onion prices due to supply shortage are proving difficult for the government to control.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Carolina Marin enters China Open final
Changzhou (China), Sep 21 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion shuttler Carolina Marin on Saturday advanced to the final of the China Open after securing a hard-fought win over Japan's Sayaka Takahashi.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
Storming of Area 51 to 'see aliens' fails to materialise
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Fears that thousands of people could storm Area 51 "to see aliens" were unfounded, with just several dozen arriving at the secretive US military base in the state of Nevada, a media report said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Google Chrome brings in better customisation, tab grouping
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Google rolled out the Chrome 77 update for Android, Windows, Linux, and iOS platforms earlier this month, and now the company has announced the latest update to the browser, bringing in new features for tab management and theming.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Facebook to soon shut down group stories feature
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Facebook has announced it will soon shut down its group stories feature which allows administrators and members of the social media's groups to post videos and photos that disappear within 24 hours, media reported on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Another accused held in Graham Staines murder case in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Over 20 years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burnt to death by a mob in Odisha, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested another absconding accused in the case.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhumi Pednekar to raise awareness about sustainable living
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bhumi Pednekar is starting a pan-India campaign "Climate Warrior" to raise awareness about global warming, conservation and sustainable living.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rihanna's fans furious after Chris Brown flirts with her
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) American singer-songwriter Chris Brown's comment on his former girlfriend and singer Rihanna's recent photograph has many of her fans fuming.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rohit secretly films Shikhar talking to himself in flight
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India batsman Rohit Sharma had netizens in splits after he shared a video in which his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan can be seen talking to himself in a flight.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Masakadza breaks T20I record in his final int'l game
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza broke a T20I record in his final international game against Afghanistan in the ongoing tri-series also involving Bangladesh.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Woman shot dead in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A 52-year-old woman was shot dead here on Saturday bike-borne miscreants.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google attains 'quantum supremacy' with chip of the future
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Google has reportedly built a quantum computer that is way ahead than world's top supercomputers in calculation - solving tasks in nearly three minutes that would otherwise take current supercomputers 10,000 years to achieve.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan crying for freedom from Pakistan
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) While Pakistan will be aiming to get the worlds focus on Jammu and Kashmir at the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the atrocities committed by it in parts of the state under its illegal occupation have been time and again highlighted by the locals who want freedom from it.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
NRAI slams Zomato for extending 'Gold' programme to delivery
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Saturday slammed Zomato for extending its "Gold" programme on its delivery platform, saying it is a desperate attempt by the online food aggregator to shore up the sinking fortunes of its flagship Gold programme.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Pak cleric arrested for molesting minor student
Rawalpindi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Pakistani cleric has been arrested on the charge of sexually molesting a minor madrasa student in Rawalpindi, police said.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Heartfulness meditation cultivates gratitude: Study
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Heartfulness meditation can contribute to cultivating gratitude among practitioners, a study said.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
WC bronze motivation for upcoming challenges: Punia
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ace Indian grappler Bajrang Punia has insisted that he will not consider the bronze medal he won at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships as "victory", but will use it as a motivation to perform better in the future.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Congress appoints ex-journalist as spokesperson
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday appointed Supriya Shrinate, a former Delhi-based journalist and daughter of late Uttar Pradesh MP Harsh Vardhan, as the party spokesperson.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump doesn't foresee China trade deal before 2020
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that he does not foresee a "complete" trade agreement with China before the 2020 presidential election.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Madras HC Chief Justice V.K. Tahilramani's resignation accepted
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The President has accepted the resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani. According to a notification, her resignation has been accepted with effect from September 6.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cuban UN diplomats return home after US expulsion
Havana, Sep 21 (IANS) Two members of the Cuban delegation to the UN, who were expelled by the US earlier, have returned to Havana along with their families, state-media reported.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Cuba,Politics
Facebook shuts several apps post-Cambridge Analytica probe
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Facebook has suspended thousands of apps associated with nearly 400 developers for a variety of reasons, as it continues to investigate suspicious apps after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Carlos Ghosn case hearing to begin in April 2020
Tokyo, Sep 21 (IANS) The first hearing in the trial of former Nissan and Renault chief Carlos Ghosn will be held in April 2020, a year and a half after his first detention in the Japanese capital, media reported on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Ill wind for West: Houthis hit Aramco, Netanyahu wobbles (Opinion)
Attack on Aramco, decline of Benjamin Netanyahu, departure of John Bolton from the White House are all honeyed music to the leadership in Iran. In April, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, in a talk at New York's Asia Society, was categorical: Dialogue with Washington was not possible because the "B" team wanted war with Iran. The "B" team was Bolton, Bibi Netanyahu, (Mohammad) bin Salman and (Mohammed) bin Zayed. And now the "B" team has disintegrated.
2019-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
India's focus on retrieving PoK gets assertion
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) While Pakistan is set to rake up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN General Assembly (UNGA), India is increasingly turning focus on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) amidst its aspiration to retrieve it "someday".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
After UNHRC, Pakistan to misuse forum of UN General Assembly
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Just over 10 days ago when Pakistan raked up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), India termed it as a "misuse" of the platform and cautioned the global body to guard against such attempts.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
At UNGA, Modi to focus on developmental agenda
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir, all eyes are on the UN General Assembly (UNGA), especially the speeches that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan will make during the session there.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Moeen Ali to take break from Test cricket
London, Sep 21 (IANS) England all-rounder Moeen Ali, who missed out on a central contract in Test matches, has decided to take a short break from red-ball cricket.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mass production of 'Bhabha Kavach' held up due to pending test
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bulk production of the 'Bhabha Kavach', India's indigenously developed bullet-proof jacket is yet to kick-start because of an additional bullet-speed test that is pending with its maker. The test will ensure that the jacket complies with the specifications of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
PIA operated 46 flights without passengers
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) operated as many as 46 flights from the Islamabad Airport in 2016-17 with no passengers onboard the planes, a media report said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
1,300 child abuse cases reported in Pak within 6 months
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Over 1,300 child sexual abuse cases have been reported across Pakistan between January and June this year, a report has revealed.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Imran heads to US from Saudi Arabia
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday left for the US to attend the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) from Saudi Arabia, the Foreign Office said here.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Mexican football moves to tackle homophobic slurs
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS) The Mexican Football Federation (FMF) and Liga MX have announced a series of measures designed to curb homophobic behaviour from fans.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
BCCI: 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' (Column: Close-in)
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) presently has a great resemblance to the popular western movie "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly". It has gun slingers, gun fights and the pot of gold, "the money chest of the BCCI".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Opinion/Commentary
India set to announce big FDI into America (Guest Column)
Your author is going out on the proverbial limb. Bricks are mine to take, and if things pan out as analysed below, then the bouquets are welcome.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
IMF mission concludes visit to Pak
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) An International Monitory Fund (IMF) mission has concluded a five-day visit to Pakistan, highlighting progress in multiple key areas.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Afghanistan: Limits of Diplomacy (IANS Opinion)
The year long efforts of Zalmay Khalilzad - US representative holding talks with Taliban to hammer out some sort of 'Peace Accord' between the two - primarily to facilitate withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan - have come apart with President Donald Trump rejecting the diplomatic exercise following a fresh terror attack by the Taliban in Kabul.
2019-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Diplomacy,Opinion/Commentary,Politics,Terrorism
Honeytrap has many leaders and bureaucrats in trouble
Indore, Sep 21 (IANS) The high-profile honeytrap case that could embarrass several bureaucrats, politicians and other officials of the state government is likely to echo in the media for some time to come. The case exposed on Thursday has baffled the authorities for the ease with which some women could breach the security cordons around several VVIPs in the state.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Centre-State showdown over hefty traffic fines, matter reaches the desk of Attorney General
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Hefty fines imposed on traffic violations under the new Motor Vehicle (MV) Act has finally snowballed into a major showdown between state governments and the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH). The disagreement over the fines between state government and MORTH has now reached the office of Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, Indian government's chief legal advisor.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over 4 million people strike for climate action
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Over four million people took to the streets, kicking off a week of actions in which more than 5,800 events will take place in 163 countries in all corners of the globe, organisers estimate on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,International
Prince William, Kate Middleton to visit Pak in Oct
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton will pay an official visit to Pakistan from October 14-18, the Kensington Palace has announced.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
EIB to support 1 trillion euros of climate action investment
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) At the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 and the UN General Assembly, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU Bank, on Saturday announced to unlock and support 1 trillion euros of climate action and environmental sustainable investment in the decade to 2030.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
US to send troops to Saudi Arabia after attacks on oil sites
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The US has announced plans to send military forces to Saudi Arabia in the wake of attacks against the country's oil infrastructure.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
US dollar rises on positive economic outlook
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) The US dollar rose as investors remained optimistic about US economic outlook.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
US Fed official defends larger cut after divided vote
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, continued to demand a larger cut in interest rates, after voting against the US Fed's decision to lower rates by 25 basis points earlier this week.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Wall Street slides as tech shares lag
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US equities gave up early gains to finish lower as major tech shares declined, dragging down the market.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
US sanctions Iran's central bank after Saudi attacks
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions on Iran's central bank and its national development fund following attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities a week ago.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas': Heartbreaking for wrong reasons (Review; Rating: ** and 1/2)
Film: Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas; Cast: Karan Deol, Sahher Bambba; Direction: Sunny Deol; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2019-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP leader Agnimitra complains of physical abuse, molestation
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Fashion designer-turned-BJP leader Agnimitra Paul has lodged a police complaint saying she was subjected to physical abuse and molestation by an "unruly crowd" claiming to be students at the Jadavpur University.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
US restoring India's GSP status hope high during Modi visit
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Speculation is high that US could consider reinstating India's designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key GSP trade programme as part of a potential trade deal between the two countries and both the countries will announce a trade package during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy
6 dead after consuming spurious liquor in Dehradun
Dehradun, Sep 21 (IANS) Six people died in Uttarakhand's capital on Friday after consuming spurious liquor.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MHA announces Sardar Patel Award for national integration
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry on Friday announced the Sardar Patel National Unity Award, a new honour on the pattern of Padma awards for individuals or institutions for notable contributions towards the cause of national unity and integrity.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM Modi leaves on packed, week-long US visit
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left for a week-long visit to the US, voicing confidence that his visit would present India as a vibrant land of opportunities, a reliable partner and a global leader, and also help impart new energy to bilateral ties with the US.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
ED attaches over Rs 234 crore assets of Kudos Chemie
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached plant and machinery worth Rs 234.11 crore of Punjab-based Kudos Chemie Ltd under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in an ongoing case against the company and its directors relating to an alleged bank fraud, the agency said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Kumar files anticipatory bail plea as CBI hunts for him
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The CBI continued its raids in the city and a neighbouring district looking for elusive senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who on Friday filed an anticipatory bail plea in a lower court here.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mamata accuses BJP, CPM of creating panic on NRC
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the BJP's local leaders and those of the CPI-M of creating panic through a "misinformation campaign" on the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Bengal govt to punish those who assaulted JU students
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Trinamool Congress secretary general and West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday said the state government will take punitive action against those who assaulted Jadavpur University students and vandalised the campus on Thursday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Faf du Plessis set to miss flight to India
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) With the Test series set to get underway from October 2, Faf du Plessis has left for India as he will join the South African squad for the longest format. But sadly, he is set to miss the connecting flight to India from Dubai due to a delay from British Airways.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Modi, Mongolian Prez unveil Buddha statue in Ulaanbaatar
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga on Friday jointly unveiled through video conferencing a statue of the Buddha and his two disciples installed at the historic Gandan Tegchenling Monastery in Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, said the Ministry of External Affairs.
2019-09-20
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Aadhaar may be made mandatory for claiming GST refunds: FM
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax Council chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday took an in-principle decision to link Aadhaar with registration of taxpayers under the GST and examine the possibility of making Aadhaar mandatory for claiming refunds.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy
Heavy rains lash Houston ahead of Modi visit
Houston (Texas), Sep 20 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Houston ahead of the 'Howdy Modi' mega diaspora event on Sunday that will see Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi address a crowd of over 50,000 people, and also be attended by US President Donald Trump.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Brazil opens consulate in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) South America's largest country Brazil on Friday opened its consulate here to boost trade, economic and cultural ties between the two countries.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Diplomacy
Italy for migrant redistribution, repatriation mechanism
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) A European Union migrant redistribution mechanism could abet human trafficking in the absence of one to repatriate failed asylum-seekers, Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
GST Council pays homage to Arun Jaitley
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Members attending the 37th Goods and Services Tax Council meeting here on Friday, paid their respects to later former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Congress' UP leader issued notice for criticising Akhilesh
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) In a sign of fresh bonhomie brewing between the Congress and Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, the Congress has acted against its UP state unit Vice President Motiur Rahman 'Babloo' for criticising SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NIA to investigate Punjab blast case
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The Centre on Friday accepted Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh government's recommendation to hand over the September 5 Tarn Taran blast case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), in view of its national and international ramifications and suspected links of the accused with the Pakistan-backed Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) group.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Congress terms FM package an economic disaster
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has termed the financial package of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman an economic and political disaster.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPS officer Rajeev Kumar files anticipatory bail plea
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who has been eluding the CBI despite receiving multiple notices for appearing before the agency in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam probe, on Friday filed an anticipatory bail plea in a lower court here.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GST relief for FIFA under-17 Women's WC 2020
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The 37th Goods and Services Council on Friday proposed that the upcoming FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup be exempted from service tax, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Politics
Italy set to join European military intervention force
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) Italy announced it plans to join a European military force that will react rapidly to crises near the continent's borders - a sign of the new left-leaning government's warmer ties with the European Union.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Hats off to Sitharaman for tax cut: Mazumdar-Shaw
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Friday complimented Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the corporate tax rate cut, a day after a Twitter spat with her over the ban on e-cigarettes.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
PKL 7: Mohite stars as Puneri Paltan beat Bengaluru Bulls
Pune, Sep 20 (IANS) Pankaj Mohite was in red-hot form as the raider helped Puneri Paltan beat defending champions Bengaluru Bulls 42-38 in the final match of the Pune leg of Pro Kabaddi at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
India met its objectives in Balakot air strikes: Dhanoa
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa said on Friday that the Indian Air Force (IAF) achieved its objective of sending across a stern message to terrorist organisations in Pakistan through the Balakot air strikes in February.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kamal Haasan flays AIADMK over woman's death
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Days after a woman driving a two-wheeler died after being struck by a banner belonging to the ruling AIDMK, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday questioned whether the state government is totally senseless.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
BJP is anti-women party, says AAP
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday called the BJP "anti-women" a day after saffron party's Mehrauli district president Azad Singh slapped his wife, an ex-south Delhi mayor, at the Delhi party office.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC brings single judge benches to cut pendency, bar against
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a move to reduce the burden on the judiciary, the Supreme Court has decided to constitute single judge benches to decide matters related to bail, transfer of cases and other matters.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kapil wins 60-64 age category in DB Champions Golf Tournament
Pune, Sep 20 (IANS) The two-day Pune Leg of AVT Champions tour at the Oxford golf resort ended with Delhi based DIG Pushpendra Singh Rathore of the Border Security Force (BSF) walking away as the winner whereas former India International David DSouza was declared the runner-up.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
After tax cuts, GST Council reduces rates on various items
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Friday proved to be a big day for India Inc. After a slew of tax concessions including reduction in corporate tax from 30 per cent to 22 per cent, the GST Council has lowered tax on a number of goods and services to spur demand.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy
Modi's Houston visit may seal major energy deal (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming agenda-heavy US visit may start a new phase of corporate relations between major energy companies of the two countries.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Business/Economy
Mehbooba's daughter asks govt for info on J&K detainees
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) The daughter of PDP leader and former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has written to the government, on behalf of her mother, seeking information on the number of people detained since the August 5 abrogation of special status and also on those lodged in jails outside the state.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Tax sops to boost India's IT competitiveness: Nasscom
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Terming the tax relief as a positive step to promote growth, investment and jobs, the Indian IT industry's apex body Nasscom on Friday said the bold measures would increase India's competitiveness in software services and products.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Bike ambulance to cover entire Delhi: CM
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government plans to expand the bike ambulance services to the entire city as he claimed that the pilot with 16 bikes was successful.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Zardari to be indicted in Park Lane case on Oct 5
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The accountability court of Islamabad has fixed October 5 as the date for indictment of former President Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur as well as other accused in the Park Lane case.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Barcelona's Ansu Fati becomes eligible to play for Spain
Barcelona, Sep 20 (IANS) Spanish football heavyweights FC Barcelona's teenage sensation Ansu Fati has been granted Spanish citizenship which means he can play for them at the international level.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Telugu Titans, Patna Pirates settle for thrilling 42-42 tie
Pune, Sep 20 (IANS) Telugu Titans played out a highly entertaining 42-42 tie against Patna Pirates in a Pro Kabaddi match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge, Balewadi, Pune on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Pak govt using agencies to crush opposition: Sharif
Lahore, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday accused the Imran Khan-led government of using the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to crush the opposition.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Nigerian held for duping people online
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A 31-year-old Nigerian national who was declared proclaimed offender and was absconding in an online cheating case of Gurugram has been arrested by Delhi police.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hero MotoCorp, Maruti top gainers on 'historic' Friday
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) As Indian stock markets surged to decade-high gains on Friday following Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's announcement of corporate tax rate cut among other measures, Hero MotoCorp and Maruti Suzuki India were the best performing stocks on the Sensex.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
24 special courts in Odisha to deal with POCSO cases
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The Odisha government on Friday said it would establish 24 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) for disposal of cases of rape and other sexual offences against children in a time-bound manner.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Suicide, death in Bengal over NRC fears
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) One person committed suicide in Jalpaiguri, while another died after falling sick while standing in a queue for amending his ration card in South Dinajpur district, with both families claiming the victims were panic stricken over any possible NRC exercise in West Bengal.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
ALERT: Exemption for specified defence items from GST/IGST
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2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ALERT: Aerated drinks no longer under compensation scheme
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2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lenders of ILFS 'amber' cos. refuse green light
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Secured lenders of four of the amber entities of ILFS have rejected the proposals for restructuring of debt. The response of the lenders was recorded at a hearing of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) in Delhi on September 4. Most of these companies were executing road projects.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US visit will present India as global leader: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As he embarks on a week-long visit to the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday voiced confidence that his visit would present India as a vibrant land of opportunities, a reliable partner and a global leader, and also help impart new energy to bilateral ties with the US.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Politics
ALERT: GST rate on caffeinated beverages raised to 28% along with 12% compensatory cess
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2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ALERT: 18% GST rate on hotel room rents of above Rs 7,500
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2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ALERT: GST rate of 12% on hotel room rent of Rs 1,000-7,500
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2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ALERT: Nil GST rate on hotel room rent upto Rs 1k
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2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Swara Bhasker: I feel I am still a student at heart
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker, who has carved a niche in Bollywood with her acting skills, has said that she still feels like a student at heart, and she asks too many questions to her directors and writers while shooting a film.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India pump in five past Bahrain in AFC U-16 qualifiers
Tashkent (Uzbekistan) Sep 20 (IANS) India marched on to their second win in as many games in the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers, after drubbing Bahrain 5-0 at the Transport Institute Stadium here on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Sports,Football
Telugu movie title changed after protest by Valmikis
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) With Boya Valmiki community threatening to disrupt the screening of Telugu film 'Valmiki', the makers changed the title 'Gaddhalakonda Ganesh' hours before the movie's release on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Capsized Andhra boat had 77 on board, 16 still missing
Rajahmundry, Sep 20 (IANS) The private tourist boat which capsized in the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on September 15 was carrying 77 people, and not 73 as believed earlier, officials said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Elnaaz Norouzi: 'Sacred Games' at Emmys a big moment for new-age Indian entertainment
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Elnaaz Norouzi, who played Bollywood star Zoya Mirza in the Netflix series "Sacred Games", says the show's being nominated in the Best Drama category of the International Emmy Awards 2019 is a positive sign of how content can be celebrated beyond boundaries in the era of digital entertainment.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IAF 'accepts' Rafale, formal hand-over on Dussehra
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) received the first multi-role combat aircraft Rafale from its manufacturer Dassault Aviation in France on Thursday, defence sources said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Shah bats for speedy investigation of sexual offence cases
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Speedy investigation of cases of sexual offence and monitoring at the Chief Secretary's level of investigation of cases in heinous offences like narcotics were among issues discussed at the Northern Zonal Council meeting here on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
GoM has made progress in Goa mining sector revival: FM
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Hours after Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that a Group of Ministers (GoM) appointed to resolve Goa's mining deadlock was working earnestly to address the issue, a group comprising people affected by the mining ban in Goa have begged to differ.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Boney Kapoor acquires remake rights of Tamil superhit 'Comali'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Producer Boney Kapoor, who remade the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Pink" in Tamil, has now acquired the rights of the Tamil film "Comali" to remake it in Hindi and other languages.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Couple robbed at gunpoint in CP
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A couple was robbed at gunpoint by two unidentified men on Delhi's Janpath Road in Connaught Place on Friday morning, police said.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bajrang, Ravi win bronze at World Championships
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 20 (IANS) Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya on Friday won bronze at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships. This is Bajrang's second consecutive medal at the Worlds and third overall while Dahiya has managed to win bronze in his very first appearance at the senior championships.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Finally, DMRC to operate Rapid Metro Rail in Gurugram
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) In a major relief for nearly 60,000 commuters in Gurugram, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday ruled that Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) would operate the Rapid Metro Rail from October 16.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National
Jio MAMI all set to host Word To Screen Market 2019
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star is all set to host the fourth edition of the Word to Screen Market. This event brings together publishers and the literary community along with content creators to option stories for films, TV and digital platforms. This year, the authors and content creators will be provided with more face time with each other.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tihar jail inmate, who attempted suicide, dies
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Tihar jail inmate, who tried to commit suicide earlier this week, died on Friday, said the jail administration.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two held for murder of Meerut professor
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two wanted criminals involved in the murder of a professor in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on September 14.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Neha Dhupia super excited about Emmy nomination for 'Lust Stories'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Netflix anthology movie "Lust Stories" has been nominated in the Best TV Movie category at the International Emmys 2019 and actress Neha Dhupia says she is super excited.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC to extend Ayodhya hearing for an hour on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court, which had set a deadline of concluding the hearing of the Ayodhya title dispute before October 18, on Friday decided to hear the matter for an additional hour on next Monday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Jet insolvency: RP, Dutch administrator agree to cooperate
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a major development in the Jet Airways insolvency matter, the resolution professional (RP) of Jet Airways and the Dutch court administrator have agreed to cooperate in the insolvency proceedings of the airline.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
CRPF to retain VIP security; MHA's 2017 order in limbo
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) An order issued two years ago with then Home Minister Rajnath Singhs consent is almost on the verge of being "withdrawn" by incumbent Amit Shah who seems averse to hand over CRPFs VIP security responsibilities to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mirwaiz Farooq signed bond to secure his release
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior separatist leader and Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is among the detained leaders who have furnished a bond to the authorities to seek their release.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Rare tumour removed from woman's heart at AMU medical college
Aligarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Specialists at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College of Aligarh Muslim University successfully removed a rare tumour from the heart of a 60-year-old female patient. In the past two years the JNMC has successfully conducted 200 cardiac surgeries.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Baalveer Returns' actor's mom encouraged him to go bald for show
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Atul Verma wasn't too keen on going bald for "Baalveer Returns". He says it was his mother who explained to him that going bald was no big deal for an actor.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Virat Kohli's 'Tere Naam' swag on Twitter
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli's throwback moment on Twitter has set off a buzz, with fans comparing his hairstyle from the younger days with Salman Khans distinct hairdo in the hit movie "Tere Naam".
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Committed to abide by SC directive on Maradu flats: Kerala
Delhi/Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as the deadline for demolition of flats at Kochi's Maradu ended on Friday, the Kerala government submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that it is committed to abide by the Court's directive, for which steps have already been taken.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sanjay Dutt pens heartfelt letter on Mahesh Bhatt's birthday
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Sanjay Dutt has penned a heartfelt note for Mahesh Bhatt on the latters birthday, expressing his gratitude to the veteran filmmaker for standing by him at a time when he needed a friend.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kubbra Sait: Humbled and excited for 'Sacred Games' at the Emmys
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Netflix series "Sacred Games" has bagged a nomination in the Best Drama section at the 2019 International Emmy Awards and actress Kubbra Sait, who featured in season one of the show, is both humbled and excited.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tech companies hail corporate tax cut
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Tech firms, including handset makers and IT companies, on Friday hailed the government's announcement to slash corporate tax for domestic companies among other measures.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
People's efforts resulted in dengue control: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday claimed that the efforts of the people of the city are showing results under the anti-dengue drive as the vector-borne disease is under control.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jio MAMI all set to host Word To Screen Market 2019
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival is all set to host the fourth edition of the Word to Screen Market. This event brings together publishers and the literary community along with content creators to option stories for films, TV and digital platforms. This year, the authors and content creators will be provided with more face time with each other.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Bajrang Punia wins bronze at World Championships
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 20 (IANS) Bajrang Punia on Friday won bronze at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships. Facing Mongolian Tulga Tumur Ochir, Bajrang fought back from a 6-0 deficit to win 8-7 in what turned out to be a thrilling bronze medal bout. This is the 25-year-old's second consecutive senior Worlds medal and third overall.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
'Prassthanam': Maximum chaos, mediocre impact (IANS review; Rating: * * and 1/2)
"Prassthanam"; Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Ali Fazal; Direction: Deva Katta; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and half stars)
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Corporate tax reliefs to spur growth, create jobs: India Inc
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) The series of tax reliefs Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced in New Delhi on Friday would revive the economy, boost investment, spur growth and create jobs, said India Inc honchos across the sectors.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
'The Goldfinch': Nuanced performances elevate this odyssey (IANS review; Rating: ***)
"The Goldfinch"; Cast: Ansel Elgort, Oakes Fegley, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, Ashleigh Cummings, Willa Fitzerald, Aimee Laurence, Sarah Paulson, Luke Wilson, Jeffrey Wright, Nicole Kidman, Denis OHare, Boyd Gaines, Peter Jacobson, Hailey Wist; Director: John Crowley; Rating: *** (three stars)
2019-09-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Used frustration of last Olympics to motivate myself: Vinesh
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Vinesh Phogat won a bronze at the World Championships earlier this month and sealed a spot for herself at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It is a far cry from a time when she wondered if she would ever be able to participate at the Olympics ever again.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
#CorporateTaxCut trends as FM announces tax bonanza
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a lowering of the corporate tax rate for domestic companies to 22 per cent on Friday, hashtags like #CorporateTaxCut, #Sensex have been trending since morning.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jonita Gandhi unveils her new song 'Humraahi'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Singer Jonita Gandhi, who is currently wooing listeners with her song "Dil ka telephone" in the film "Dream Girl", has come up with her new single, "Humraahi".
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Need to be patient with Pant: Chief selector Prasad
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Chairman of selectors M.S.K. Prasad has said that they are keeping an eye on the likes of Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson and a few others as backup wicket-keepers to take the workload off Rishabh Pant.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Daler Mehndi: Mentoring kids on music shows my way of giving back to society
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bhangra-pop star Daler Mehndi has often taken the role of a mentor or a judge on singing-based shows. He says mentoring and judging are ways to give back to society the love and appreciation he continues to receive.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI files reply on Chidambaram's bail plea
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed its reply in connection with the regular bail application filed by former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the CBI case relating to INX Media.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SC seeks report from J&K HC on child detention allegations
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir High Court's Juvenile Justice Committee to a file resport on a petition challenging the illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) since August 5, when the Centre abrogated Article 370 that granted special status to the erstwhile state.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Set up board for regional infra development: Haryana CM
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar urged the Union Ministries of Home Affairs and Housing and Urban Affairs for the setting up of a statutory empowered board to facilitate development of regional infrastructure.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Realme ups the ante, eyes top spot in Diwali online sales
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Armed with a quad camera-system smartphone in every price segment along with an investment worth Rs 300 crore for its surface-mount technology (SMT) lines, Chinese handset maker Realme aims to become the top online smartphone player in India during the festive quarter, the company's India CEO said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Star Sports launches MISSION 2020 with the Men in Blue
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The 'Men in Blue' have embarked on their quest to bring the ICC T20 World Cup Trophy home next year, beginning with the home season of cricket on Star Sports with South Africa tour of India that started on September 15th. Mission 2020 will showcase all India matches as they prepare for the ultimate championship in Australia, 13 months from now, where they will fight their hardest to bring the ICC T20 World Cup trophy home which they last won 13 years ago.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Twitter purges over 10,000 propaganda accounts in 6 nations
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Twitter on Friday said it has removed over 10,000 accounts in six countries that were sowing misinformation and propaganda via manipulating its platform.
2019-09-20
Category: International, India,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Daughter starts operating Mehbooba Mufti's Twitter account
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After a gap of 46 days, the Twitter account of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti started sending out tweets on Friday with her daughter Iltija operating it with "due authorisation".
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Happy Alia Bhatt poses with Ankit Tiwari's little one
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Alia Bhatt happily struck a pose with "Sun raha hai na tu" hitmaker Ankit Tiwari's daughter Aryaa, who was named by the actress' father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Alia Bhatt's cute birthday wish for dad Mahesh Bhatt
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Alia Bhatt has a super-cute birthday message for dad Mahesh Bhatt, who she calls "a good guy", the "best", the "wisest", "funny" and "super-talented".
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tax cuts may impact fiscal deficit, capex: Economists
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As the exuberance of stock market and corporates over the tax cuts settles downs, economists and experts on Friday warned of fiscal slippages due to such reduction that may impact fiscal deficit, capital expenditures and cause higher borrowings.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Alia Bhatt gets trolled by Arjun Kapoor over African safari vlog
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has hilariously trolled actress Alia Bhatt over her African safari Vlog.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
T20I ouster an opportunity to do well in Tests, says Kuldeep
Mysuru, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav feels it is not easy to adjust to red-ball cricket after playing a lot of limited over games, while adding that he is not too worried about being dropped from India's T20 International squad in the last two series.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Modi govt announces Rs 1.45 lakh cr tax bonanza, India Inc double-cheers (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Modi 2.0 government on Friday announced a Rs 1.45 lakh crore fiscal stimulus that includes slashing corporate tax to 22 per cent from 30 per cent now, cutting down MAT and lowering tax to 15 per cent for companies putting fresh capital into manufacturing.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sakshi Malik's father has an emotional message on National Daughter's Day
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Wrestling champ Sakshi Malik's father has a doting message for his daughter on the occasion of National Daughters Day on September 22.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala Congress warns Vijayan he might go to jail
Kottayam, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerala Congress President Mullapally Ramachandran on Friday gave a veiled warning to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, saying he would soon be eating "government food" as the Supreme Court is going to take up a case in which he will be arraigned as an accused.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
JU row: Students, political activists hit the streets
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Political temperatures shot up in the metropolis on Friday as political activists and students hit the streets, a day after Union Minister Babul Supriyo was heckled and assaulted by radical Left students in Jadavpur University for hours, following which ABVP workers went on a rampage and vandalised a students union room.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Sathiyan second Indian to enter Asian quarters
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) G. Sathiyan reached a big milestone in his career when he became only the second Indian to reach the men's singles quarter-finals at the continental event after defeating An-Ji Song of North Korea in the 24th ITTF-ATTU Asian Table Tennis Championships at Yogyakarta, Indonesia on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Roman Reigns' contributions in battle against leukemia
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) On October 23, 2018, the WWE universe received distressing news when superstar Roman Reigns declared he was battling with leukemia. For more than four months, his struggle to overcome the disease effects continued until he made his appearance on Monday Night Raw just before Wrestlemania 35.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Gaurav Gill, Dean Mascarenhas face off in Round 3 of INRC
Jodhpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending champion Gaurav Gill will be aiming to get his title defence back on track when the curtain goes up on the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship powered by MRF on Saturday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Motorsports
ICC goofs up, calls Dravid left-handed batsman in Hall of Fame
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) In a major goof-up, the ICC listed former India captain Rahul Dravid as a left-handed batsman in their Hall of Fame page on the website.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Himachal wants full membership in Bhakra Beas projects
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday demanded that state the be made a full-fledged member in Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) projects by amending the Punjab Re-organisation Act of 1966 so that pending cases could be resolved at the earliest.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Facebook bringing new interactive ad solutions to India
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Facebook is rolling out a suite of new interactive ad solutions, including 'Poll ads', Augmented Reality (AR) ads, Instagram poll stickers for Stories ads and 'Brand Playables', the company announced on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
AAP appoints Ajoy Kumar national spokesperson
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after joining the Aam Aadmi Party, former Congress Jharkhand chief Ajoy Kumar was Friday appointed its national spokesperson.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ganguly inaugurates Kolkata's first cricket-themed restaurant
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday inaugurated the city's first cricket-themed restaurant called 'Pavilion'
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Lifestyle/Fashion,Cricket
Trump denies 'troubling' promise to foreign leader
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has denied a report alleging he made a promise to a foreign leader, something that sparked a whistleblower's formal complaint.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Dhoni's wife questions daily Ranchi power cuts
Ranchi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Indian captain and Ranchi boy Mahendra Singh Dhoni's wife on Friday questioned the 4-7 hours of power cuts in the state capital every day.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Govt conspiracy to defame Chidambaram, Congress: Ramesh
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending party colleague and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday alleged that the cases against him are political vendetta.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
The making, unmaking, making and more of Boris Johnson (Book Review)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) It is almost two months that Boris Johnson has been the Prime Minister of Britain. But what was his career like in the initial years of politics and how did he rise in the Conservative Party? These details have been penned down by a veteran journalist Andrew W Gimson in a book.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Apple unveils renovated Fifth Avenue flagship store
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Apples Fifth Avenue 'Cube' retail store in New York City has reopened its doors after a massive remodelling project.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Technology
Fire breaks out at BSNL office in Cuttack
Cuttack, Sep 20 (IANS) A fire broke out at Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's (BSNL) office building in Odisha's Cuttack city on Friday affecting telecom services in the city and some other parts of the state.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
YouTube making changes to its verification programme
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) YouTube is working to overhaul its verification programme amid a controversy over the content it pushes to its users.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Journey to retake what was unfinished in Rio has begun well: Vinesh
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 20 (IANS) Vinesh Phogat on Friday said that her journey to finish what she started in Rio has got off to a good start with the bronze at the World Championships. Vinesh won a bronze at the World's and sealed a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in her 53kg category. This will be the second time that she will be appearing at the Olympics.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Poland,Sports
Know the difference between the various Emmy Awards
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian talent shines bright in the nomination list for this years International Emmy Awards, but don't confuse it with the Primetime Emmy awards gala.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Panchal hits ton as match against SA 'A' ends in draw
Mysuru, Sep 20 (IANS) Priyank Panchal sharpened his case for the role of a back-up opener for India in Tests as he slammed a century while Karun Nair hit his second fifty of the match on the final day of the second unofficial Test between India 'A' and South Africa 'A' here. The two teams agreed to call off the game after 64 overs of play with the match ending in a draw. India 'A' bagged the two-match series 1-0.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
JD(U)leader Vashishtha re-elected Bihar party president
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran JD (U) leader Vashishtha Narayan Singh was on Friday re-elected the state party president, unopposed for the fourth consecutive term.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Saudi Arabia looks at post-oil age; ties with India growing in importance (Comment by Saudi ambassador H.E. Saud Bin Mohammed Al-Sati)
This September 23 marks the 89th anniversary of the unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by King Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud. The glorious history of our nation was made by the sacrifices of our founder King and his successors who transformed our great country into a regional leader and global economic power.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,National,Opinion/Commentary
Those who can't smoke don't turn into food addicts
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Smokers who quit or abstain for whatever reason do not generally turn their gaze towards mouth-watering food as normally thought. According to researchers from University at Buffalo, smoking abstinence doesn't greatly affect the motivation for food.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
SC to have single judge benches to reduce case pendency
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a move to reduce the burden on the judiciary, the Supreme Court has decided to constitute single judge benches to decide matters related to bail, transfer of cases and other matters.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amazon to buy 100,000 e-vehicles as Part of Climate Pledge
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Committing to net-zero carbon by 2040 and 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030, retail giant Amazon has ordered 100,000 fully-electric delivery vehicles from Rivian, the largest order ever for electric delivery vehicles.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Babul row: BJP leader threatens leftist "mercenaries"
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) A senior BJP leader in West Bengal on Friday threatened to beat up the leftist "mercenaries" who assaulted union minister Babul Supriyo in Jadavpur University and said he would have been happier had the attackers been roughed up on Thursday itself.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Dalai Lama supports global climate strike
Dharamsala, Sep 20 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday supported the global climate strike, saying the younger generation is being very realistic about the future.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
YouTuber pays compensation after girl dies copying her
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) A Chinese influencer has agreed to pay compensation to the families of two girls - after one died in what her family says was an attempt to copy a viral video.
2019-09-20
Category: International, China,Human Interest/Society,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyamani: 'Not comfortable doing intimate scenes'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The National award-winning actress Priyamani, who stars in the web series "The Family Man" alongside Manoj Bajpayee, says, without degrading what other actors may feel about the issue, she avoids intimate scenes because such content is not suitable for a family audience.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Pre-book new iPhones, Watch on Amazon, Flipkart, Ingram Micro
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Amazon.in, Flipkart and Ingram Micro, a distributor of IT products and owned by HNA Technology of China, on Friday announced that they will offer the latest products from Apple, which include iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max along with Watch series 5.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
14 banks struggle to recover Rs 3,635 cr from Mumbai firm (IANS Exclusive)
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) A consortium of 14 public sector banks, led by the Bank of India on Friday initiated the process to recover staggering loans totally worth Rs 3,635.25 crore from a Mumbai-based defaulter, Frost International Ltd.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Chinmayanand arrested, neither ties nor tricks helped
Shahjahanpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Neither his close ties with the Uttar Pradesh ruling establishment nor his attempts to play the victim could save Swami Chinmayanand alias Krishna Pal Singh, former Union minister and heavyweight BJP leader, who was arrested on Friday morning from his Mumukshu Ashram here by the Special Investigating Team (SIT).
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
India Inc. double cheers govt's Rs 1.45L cr stimulus
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India Inc. on Friday double cheered the government's Rs 1,45,000 crore stimulus, which includes slashing corporate tax to 22 per cent for domestic companies, lower tax of 15 per cent for new manufacturing firms and measures to boost the capital market.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Directions of SC were being misinterpreted: BCCI state official
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With the Supreme Court on Friday allowing the Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect its office bearers, state bodies across the country have welcomed the move and once again pointed that their claim that the Committee of Administrators (CoA) were misinterpreting the order of the SC has been proved right.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Radhika Apte thrilled about International Emmy nomination
Nominations for the 2019 International Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Death toll in Afghanistan blast rises to 39
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) The death toll in the suicide truck bombing a day ago near a hospital in Afghanistans Zabul province rose to 39, mostly civilians, an official said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Vicky's 'Bhoot...' moved from Nov 15, Ayushmann's 'Bala' opens on that date
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar on Friday announced that the release of his upcoming production "Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship" has been pushed to 2020. The film was slated to release on November 15. Instead, the Aysuhmann Khurrana-starrer "Bala" has now been preponed by a week to release on that date.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Markets give thundering response to 'mother of all measures'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian markets responded most positively on Friday to the corporate tax cut announced by government, more than it has done recently to measures announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the past few weeks to revive the economy.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bhushan resigns as deputy head of CSE
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Climate change expert Chandra Bhushan has resigned from the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) after serving the think-tank for over two decades.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tax sops to boost stock market for Modi's US trip: Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a swipe at the tax incentives announced by the Centre, saying it was aimed to push up the stock market ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US tour when he is expected to meet many foreign investors.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Historic trade session ends with Sensex gaining 1,921 pts (3rd Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Sensex closed Friday's session with an unprecedented 5.32 per cent advance as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced yet another big ticket announcement to kickstart the economy.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Fukrey' gets animated version with 'Fukrey Boyzzz'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Bollywood film franchise "Fukrey" now has an animated version called "Fukrey Boyzzz".
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi court allows CBI to quiz Christian Michel
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Friday allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to question the alleged middlemen in the AgustaWestland deal, Christian Michel, in connection with the CBI case relating to the kickbacks allegedly involved.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maradu flats: Kerala committed to abide by SC directive
Delhi/Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as the deadline for the demolition of the flats at Maradu in Kochi ends on Friday, the Kerala government has submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that it is committed to abide by the Court's directive, for which steps have already been taken.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chrissy Teigen welcomes long-awaited kiss from toddler son
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen has finally received a sweet kiss from her 16-month-old son Miles.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jofra Archer awarded Test, white ball contract by ECB
London, Sep 20 (IANS) England pacer Jofra Archer was on Friday awarded a Test and white-ball contract by the England Cricket Board (ECB) after his sensational debut international season.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
2-child norm essential for the country: Jitin Prasad
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Anticipating the BJP's move on population control,the Congress has also jumped into the debate, as the Congress Working Committee member Jitin Prasad has said that for all-around development of the country population control is needed.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Sex And The City' actor Chris Noth to become father at 64
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Chris Noth is to become a father for the second time at the age of 64.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Punjab extends age limit of doctors from 60 to 65 years
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The Punjab government on Friday extended the age limit of specialist doctors of service from 60 to 65 years.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chinmayanand confesses to crime, SIT doesn't book him for rape
Shahjahanpur, Sep 20 (IANS) "Main sharminda hoon," is what Chinmayanand told the Special Investigation Team during investigations.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Tripura CM, BJP leaders condemn harassment of Babul Supriyo
Agartala, Sep 20 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on Friday vehemently condemned the harassment and gherao of Union Minister Babul Supriyo for hours in Kolkata's Jadavpur University on Thursday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
SC to hear Ayodhya case for an hour more from next week
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday decided to extend the daily hearing of the Ayodhya title dispute case by an hour from Monday next week. The court had earlier set October 18 as the deadline to conclude the hearing on the matter.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Babul Supriyo challenges Mamata to charge his assaulters
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Terming the Left student activists as "cowards" who had assaulted him in the Jadavpur University campus, BJP leader and Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Friday virtually challenged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to charge them for the assault and said no one should be allowed to "malign and tarnish" the name of the institution.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Historic trade session ends with 1,921 pts gain for Sensex (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Sensex closed Friday's session with an unprecedented 5.32 per cent advance as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made yet another big ticket announcement to kick start the economy.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Modi hails FM, says corporate tax cut to attract investment
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Praising Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's announcement of rationalisation of corporate tax for domestic companies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the step would help attract private investments from across the globe besides creating jobs.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NBA India launches #NBAInMyBackyard campaign
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The National Basketball Association on Friday launched the NBA India Games 2019 campaign #NBAInMyBackyard with a TV campaign (TVC).
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Shiv Sena firm on contesting 135 seats
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray categorically said here on Friday that the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was on and both the parties would contest 135 seats each in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
JU row: Dhankhar calls Trinamool's claim 'factually incorrect'
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The confrontation between West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the state government escalated on Friday, with Raj Bhavan describing the Trinamool Congress's statement "factually incorrect" and "unfortunate" after the party's secretary general Partha Chatterjee claimed that Dhankhar neither informed the government nor took it into confidence before visiting Jadavpur University (JU) to rescue detained Union Minister Babul Supriyo.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Stock market makes history, Sensex up 2,200 points
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty logged their biggest ever single day gains on Friday after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in an unprecedented move, announced a massive tax relief for corporate India which fired up the stock markets.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Taiwan loses another ally as Kiribati cuts ties
Taipei, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pacific island nation of Kiribati has become the second country this week to sever ties with Taiwan and switch diplomatic recognition to China.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Diplomacy,Politics
Michelle Keegan opens up on 'tough time' her in married life
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Michelle Keegan has revealed that she has gone through a "tough" time in her marriage with television presenter Mark Wright.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Yechury accuses Modi govt of crony capitalism, calls it a 'circus'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday hit out at the Narendra Modi government's economic policies and termed its decision to invest money from the state-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) to bail out loss-making public sector companies as "another pathway to loot people".
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Afridi wants Sarfaraz to give up Test captaincy, focus on ODIs
Karachi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has advised current captain Sarfaraz Ahmed to give up Test captaincy and focus on white-ball cricket.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Quash FIR against Boney Kapoor, says Rajasthan High Court
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered the quashing of an FIR lodged against Bollywood film producer Boney Kapoor on charges of duping an investor of Rs 2.5 crore in the name of organising a Celebrity Cricket League.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
DJ Nucleya proud of his International Emmy nominated show
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian electronic music producer-DJ Udyan Sagar, popular as Nucleya, is proud to be a part of the show "The Remix" that has received a nomination for International Emmy Awards.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
'Declare Hari Singh's birth anniversary a public holiday'
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Karan Singh on Friday urged Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik to declare the birth anniversary of his late father Maharaja Hari Singh on September 23 as a public holiday, asserting that it was because of the erstwhile ruler that the state became part of India.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Beware! Flavoured e-cigarettes can worsen asthma
Toronto, Sep 20 (IANS) Certain flavoured e-cigarettes, even without nicotine, may change how airways, affected by an allergic disease, function, thus worsening the severity of diseases such as asthma, say researchers.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kim delayed giving birth to North West for a manicure
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says she delayed giving birth to her daughter North West in 2013 for a manicure.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Little Mix cancels Vienna concert following truck accident
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Popular girlband Little Mix cancelled their huge gig after a production truck was involved in a crash.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Surveen ecstatic over 'Sacred Games 2' International Emmy nomination
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Surveen Chawla is over the moon as the second season of "Sacred Games" has been nominated in the best drama category at the International Emmy Awards 2019.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bala' release date preponed to November 15
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana's upcoming film "Bala", which was earlier scheduled to release on November 22, will now hit the big screen on November 15.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vivo V17 Pro with dual-selfie pop-up camera launched
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer vivo on Friday launched its new smartphone 'Vivo V17 Pro' with dual-selfie pop-up camera in India at Rs 29,990.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sony India partners with NSDC to provide employment
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Sony India on Friday joined hands with National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) and Kedman Skilling Private Ltd to provide job opportunities to candidates from their future talent pool.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Former prince reveals existence of the Ram Gita
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) It may sound surprising, but it is true that thousands of years ago another classic piece was written, besides the Gita -- the Ram Gita.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Here comes a device to regrow hair on bald head
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) There is good news for people experiencing hair loss as researchers have developed a wearable device that harnesses energy from the wearer and delivers gentle electric pulses to stimulate dormant hair follicles and regrow hair.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 youth held for extortion call to Chinmayanand
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) that arrested senior BJP leader Chinmayanand earlier in the day on charges of rape and blackmail of a law student has now arrested two cousins and a male friend of the alleged rape victim.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Lust Stories' is a gem of a film in my career: Bhumi Pednekar
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Netflix anthology "Lust Stories" starring Bhumi Pednekar has been nominated for the International Emmy Awards and the actress calls it a gem of a project in her career.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Sacred Games', 'Lust Stories' bag International Emmy nominations
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian web series "Sacred Games" and anthology "Lust Stories" have received nominations at the International Emmy Awards 2019.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Of life in the Indian Army, rediscovering Delhi's stepwells, Indian stories from America (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) What's life like in the Indian Army? Beyond the medals and awe, there's a lot of sweat and grime - and back room politics. You can read about this in a new book.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
With no buyback tax, plans of a dozen firms may revive
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) About a dozen companies, including technology major Infosys, which have active buyback programmes would benefit from the government's decision to not levy 20 per cent buyback tax imposed in this year's Budget.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Manpreet Singh to lead Indian men's hockey team in Belgium
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Mid-fielder Manpreet Singh will lead the Indian men's hockey team in their upcoming tour of Belgium from September 26 to October 3.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Trump fears fallout of war in Gulf as Iran provokes him
New York, Sept. Sep 20 (IANS) The spectre of the disastrous Iraq War haunts US President Donald Trump as he confronts a provocative Iran that is lashing out against his ally Saudi Arabia and daring him to react.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,International
Capital boost: Govt provides relief on surcharge, share buyback
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a major relief for capital markets which went into a severe slump after the Union Budget, the Finance Minister on Friday announced a slew of measures, including relaxation on FPI surcharge and share buybacks.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Realme ups the ante, eyes top spot in Diwali online sales
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Armed with a quad camera-system smartphone in every price segment along with an investment worth Rs 3,000 crore for its surface-mount technology (SMT) lines, Chinese handset maker Realme aims to become the top online smartphone player in India during the festive quarter, the company's India CEO said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Abu Dhabi T10 launches new team Bangla Tigers
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Abu Dhabi T10, the world's only ten-over cricket league to be officially sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and licensed by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), on Friday welcomed its newest team -- Bangla Tigers -- who are poised to compete in this year's event, which opens on November 14.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Saudi-led coalition destroys Houthi targets in Yemen
Riyadh, Sep 20 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen destroyed some "hostile targets" in the city Hodeidah on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Defence/Security
Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons to reunite for comedy 'Carla'
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Jim Parsons is re-uniting with his "The Big Bang Theory" co-star Mayim Bialik for a comedy series titled, "Carla".
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Khalilzad briefs US Congress of US-Taliban talks
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Zalmay Khalilzad, Washington's Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, briefed members of the Congress about the US-Taliban negotiations, and the circumstances that led to the scuttling of the deal by American President Donald Trump.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mark Ronson identifies himself as sapiosexual
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Music producer Mark Ronson says he identifies himself as a "sapiosexual", a person who finds intelligence more appealing than physical features for a potential sexual relationship.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bob Odenkirk roped in for thriller 'Nobody'
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) "Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk is all set to join the cast of upcoming thriller "Nobody".
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Your personality can reveal how often do you exercise
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) If you have not been able to meet your gym goals despite persistant efforts to wake up early or hitting that running session on a hot summer afternoon, blame it on your personality.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
SC allows TN Cricket Association to hold elections on Sept 28
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect its office bearers. A bench comprising Justice S.A. Bobde and L. Nageswara Rao said that the election results will be subject to the final orders. The court also observed that the state cricket body can hold the elections, but it will not announce the results.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
GoM has made progress in Goa mining sector revival: Sitharaman
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The Group of Ministers (GoM) appointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to examine ways to restart the state's banned mining sector has made progress, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
273 militants active in Valley, local ones outnumber foreigners
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) There are a total of 273 militants operating in Kashmir, according to a list prepared by security agencies last week and accessed by the IANS.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Bhuvan Bam reveals 'what actually happened' at IIFA 2019
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Digital star Bhuvan Bam's comical take on IIFA 2019 left netizens in splits.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox get nostalgic as 'Friends' turn 25
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Twenty-five years ago, actors Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry became household names with the popular American sitcom "Friends". Till date, the star cast is fondly known by their characters' names among their fans.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
NDA will win over 200 seats in 2020 Bihar polls: Nitish
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Putting an end to all speculation, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is also the JD(U) president, on Friday made it clear that his party will contest the 2020 state assembly polls together with the BJP as an ally of the NDA.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Dravid spends time with Indian players ahead of third T20I
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) National Cricket Academy (NCA) head Rahul Dravid was in attendance on Friday as the Indian players had an optional training session at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. The Indian team after winning the second T20I against South Africa in Mohali reached the Garden City on Thursday and some of the players hit the ground to fine tune their skills under the watchful eyes of head coach Ravi Shastri.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Apple iOS 13.1, iPadOS arriving on Sep 24: Report
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) After rolling out iOS 13 for iPhones and watchOS 6 for Apple Watch Series, the iPhone maker is expected to unfold iOS 13.1 along with iPadOS on September 24, instead of September 30 as previously confirmed.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Won't reveal Xbox Live active users: Microsoft
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Microsoft has revealed that it will no longer include Gaming Revenue or Xbox Live Monthly active users in its earnings reports.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Armed Forces must be trained against chemical attacks: Rajnath
Gwalior, Sep 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the armed forces must be fully equipped to operate against chemical-biological attacks in the future. Singh was addessing a gathering at the Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE) here.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Scientists reconstruct face of another human ancestor
Tel Aviv, Sep 20 (IANS) Exactly what our Denisovan relatives who lived 100,000 years ago might have looked like had been anyone's guess for a simple reason - the entire collection of Denisovan remains includes a pinky bone, three teeth, and a lower jaw.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Science/Tech
Another minor abducted from Pakistan's Kasur
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Another child was abducted from Pakistan's Kasur, two days after the remains of three minor boys, whom the police said were murdered after being raped, were recovered in the city's Chunian tehsil, the media reported.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Lourd to pay tribute to Debbie Reynolds on 'Will & Grace'
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Billie Lourd will be paying tribute to her grandmother Debbie Reynolds by playing the granddaughter of her character in the upcoming final season of "Will & Grace".
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP stands strongly behind Babul Supriyo
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after Union Minister Babul Supriyo was heckled and gheraoed for hours in Kolkata's Jadavpur University that forced West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar to rush to his help, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are tweeting and attacking the Mamata government and the Left parties.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China Open: Praneeth loses in quarters, Indian challenge ends
Changzhou (China), Sep 20 (IANS) India's challenge at the ongoing China Open World Tour Super 1000 badminton tournament came to an end on Friday after B. Sai Praneeth went down fighting to World No. 9 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia in the quarter-finals. Praneeth lost 21-16, 6-21, 16-21 in a match that lasted for 55 minutes at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium.
2019-09-20
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
'CSR fund can now be tapped for research and development'
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) In a bid to boost research and technology, corporate houses can now fund state-backed incubators which specialise in science, technology, engineering and medicine, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Science/Tech,Business/Economy
Pakistanis join global climate change protest
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A citizen-led initiative of a global climate march, organised by Climate Action Now to help stop global warming, was held on Friday across Pakistan.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
ASICS announces partnership with Rohan Bopanna
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) ASICS on Friday announced their partnership with Arjuna awardee Rohan Bopanna at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Keep it simple: Learnings from Vikram's crash
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Keep the technology simple; freeze the mission profile and don't change it till the last moment; carry out the simulation tests to the maximum possible level -- these are some of the learnings from the crash landing of India's moon lander Vikram, said a former official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
2019-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
1984 riots SIT yet to record statement of witnesses (IANS Special)
Kanpur, Sep 20 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed in February 2019 to reinvestigate the anti-Sikh riots cases that took place in Kanpur in 1984 after the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi, has not yet recorded the statement of a single witness.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rooh: A hidden gem that serves 'progressive Indian food'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Rooh -- a fine dining restaurant -- is a hidden gem located amid the lush green landscape of Mehrauli and is all about "progressive Indian food". Chef Sujan Sarkar, who opened the brand's first outlet in San Franciso three years back, has now brought it to Delhi with an idea to present Indian flavours with an international approach.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
SC issues notice to Centre over caste bias plea
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a petition seeking a direction to put an end to discriminatory practices in university campuses filed by the mothers of Payal Tadvi and Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide over alleged caste-based bias.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mayors extend support to global climate strike
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) The Mayors of Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Copenhagen on Friday announced their support for the global climate strike.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Ways girls get into hacking differ from boys
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) While kids with low self-control, or not having the ability to hold back when opportunity presents itself, are more likely to hack, the ways girls and boys get into hacking could be quite different, says a new study.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Education,Technology
Portion of vacant building collapses in Mumbai, no casualties
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) A portion of a vacant six-storey building collapsed in South Mumbai's Lokmanya Tilak Road on Friday morning, said an official of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)Disaster Control. However, no casualties have been reported in the incident.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China Open: Carolina Marin marches into semis
Changzhou (China), Sep 20 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain entered the semi-finals of the ongoing China Open World Tour Super 1000 badminton tournament after securing a thrilling three-game victory over China's He Bing Jiao in her last-eight match.
2019-09-20
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
Avoid festive weight gain with these handy tricks
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) It's that time of the year again. Festivals bring happiness and give one an opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family. However, it is difficult to resist the sumptuous treats that are laid out for everyone to enjoy during this time.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
I like it when it is inclusive, says Alia
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Alia Bhatt, who is known to turn heads with her style, salutes the spirit of women who despite social shackles manage to inspire more than many of their urban counterparts. Along with emboldening women, she supports the cause of animal rights.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
For Aditi, effortless-timeless fashion goes all the way
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) For Aditi Rao Hydari, one of the most stylish actors of B-Town, effortless and timeless are the buzzwords she swears by when it comes to fashion.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Discover California's best kept secrets
California, Sep 20 (IANSlife) These remote and surprising spots fly under the radar for even the most well-versed California travellers. From scenic byways to wine country destinations to historic honky-tonks, these locations make great trips for those who like to explore a little off the beaten path.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Colombia,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
'Designers are illusionists'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Fashion designers Poonam Bhagat and Premal Badiani showcased their collections at the Wings4Fashion event -- organised by Fataka Fashion -- in London last week. Speaking to IANSlife, the designers detail their experiences, collections and upcoming projects. Excepts from the interview:
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Follow the basic of a beauty regime
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Beauty consultant Nithika Aroraa puts light on the basics that one needs to focus on while following a beauty regime.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Ariana Grande evacuates Scotland hotel after fire alert
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande was forced to evacuate her hotel in Scotland following a fire alert.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Afridi points finger at India for Lankan players boycotting tour
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has blamed the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises for putting pressure on top Sri Lanka cricketers so that they do not tour Pakistan.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sushil Kumar loses in opening round of World C'ships
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhastan), Sep 20 (IANS) Star Indian grappler Sushil Kumar lost his first-round bout against Azerbaijan's Khadzhimurad Gadzhiyev 9-11 in the 74-kg freestyle category at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships here on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Kangana undergoes prosthetic measurements for 'Thalaivi'
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Prepping to play late politician Jayalalithaa in her upcoming multi-lingual film "Thalaivi", actress Kangana Ranaut recently underwent prosthetic measurements for the role in the US.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chinmayanand sent to 14-day judicial custody (2nd Lead)
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) Former Union Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chinmayanand was arrested from his Mumuksha Ashram here on Friday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing rape charges against him.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Conservatives target over-45s with FB Brexit ads
London, Sep 20 (IANS) The UK's ruling Conservative Party has been targeting Facebook users over 45 years of age with political adverts about Brexit, according to a BBC News research.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
US Senate to block Democrats' drug-pricing bill
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited plan to cut prices for prescription drugs, but the proposed bill was adamantly opposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who vowed not to take it to the floor.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
SC seeks report from J&K HC on alleged detention of children
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on a petition challenging the illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) since August 5, when the Centre abrogated Article 370 that granted a special status to the erstwhile state.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UK's Brexit Secretary to meet EU's chief negotiator
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Stephen Barclay, the UK's Brexit Secretary, will on Friday hold talks with the European Union's (EU) chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics