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China cautious on Afghanistan while Pakistan faces grim situation
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan has been reeling under international pressure on their handling of the Afghan situation and it is conscious of the fact that its role in Afghanistan will increasingly come under scrutiny in the coming days.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Agriculture research essential for food security: Tomar at G20 meet
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Underlining the problems that India's growing population could face with respect to food security and climate change, Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Saturday that by 2030-31, India's population is likely to exceed 150 crore, for which the demand for foodgrains is estimated to be around 350 million tonnes and it could only be addressed via agricultural research as it contributes significantly to the three aspects of food security -- availability, access and affordability.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Najafgarh-Dhansa Metro line opens for public
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The much-awaited Najafgarh-Dhansa bus stand section on the Grey line of Delhi Metro started it operations on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Explosions in ISIS-K heartland target Taliban vehicles
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Bomb blasts in in Afghanistans ISIS-K heartland has killed two and injured up to 20 more in the first deadly attack since the US troops withdrew last month, Daily Mail reported.
2021-09-18
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Afghan embassies shun Taliban govt
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Most of Afghanistans embassies have cut off contacts with the Kabul administration and the host countries.
2021-09-18
Category: International, India,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Siddaramaiah is anti-Hindu, says K'taka BJP in-charge Arun Singh
Davanagere (Karnataka), Sep 18 (IANS) Karnataka state in-charge of BJP Arun Singh dubbed Opposition leader Siddaramaiah as anti-Hindu on Saturday in Davanagere. "Siddaramaiah is an anti-Hindu leader. Now he has started talking about temples," he said.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Lingayat seer dares K'taka CM to remove non-Hindu religious centre
Hubballi, Sep 18 (IANS) Lingayat seer Dingaleshwara Swamiji on Saturday said that if Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has the guts let him remove a religious centre built illegally in his Shiggaon assembly constituency.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Fratricide', says Omar Abdullah on Amarinder's exit
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Exit of Captain Amarinder Singh as Punjab Chief Minister has evoked sharp reaction from across the political spectrum. Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has termed it "fratricide"
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
KTR ready to undergo tests for drugs
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Rejecting allegations of Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy linking him to the drugs racket, State Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Saturday said he was ready to give samples for drug tests and asked whether Congress leader Rahul Gandhi too would give samples for the same.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Governor Anandiben Patel on a two-day visit of Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Gujarat Chief Minister and presently the Governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel is on a visit to her home State Gujarat on Saturday. Patel believed to be the mentor of the newly appointed Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is expected to be in the state for two days.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Babul Supriyo likely to be sent to Rajya Sabha
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The induction of Babul Supriyo into the Trinamool Congress has quelled a lot of speculation in political circles of the state. The party with its ambitious plan to have its footprint at the national level wants to utilise Supriyo effectively and so the former BJP MP is likely to get a ticket to the Rajya Sabah in place of Arpita Ghosh.
2021-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Amarinder's resignation self-admission of party's failures: Sukhbir
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal said on Saturday that Amarinder Singh's resignation from the post of Punjab Chief Minister is a self-admission on the part of the Congress and its high command that the party has failed to perform and has nothing to show in its more than four-and-a-half years of governance.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Goa casinos can re-open from Monday with conditions: CM
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Onshore and offshore casinos, spas and massage parlours in Goa can re-open from Monday at 50 per cent capacity, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Sidhu anti-national', Amarinder says he will fight move to make him CM
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Dubbing Navjot Sidhu as anti-national, dangerous, unstable, incompetent and a security threat to the state and the country, Amarinder Singh on Friday said he will fight any move to make the Punjab Congress president the chief minister "tooth and nail."
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Opposition less all-party UDA govt formed in Nagaland
Kohima, Sep 18 (IANS) In a significant political development, all the ruling and opposition parties in Nagaland, consequent upon their earlier agreement, on Saturday decided to form an all-party government named as United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Nadda gives tips to Dalit leaders for assembly polls
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) With an eye on next year's crucial assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, BJP national president J.P. Nadda on Sunday gave tips to the Dalit leaders who had gathered in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on how to win votes.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I resigned as I felt humiliated, but Sidhu is a disaster: Amarinder (3rd Ld)
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Saturday resigned from his post as the Chief Minister of Punjab after months of political tussle, saying he stepped down as he felt 'humiliated'.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Punjab MLAs authorise Sonia to select new CLP leader
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting called here on Saturday to select the successor to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who resigned amid infighting the party on Saturday afternoon, ended with the legislators unanimously passing a resolution authorising interim party President Sonia Gandhi to pick the new leader.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
BJP calls Babul 'opportunist'; Trinamool says more to follow
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Though the Trinamool Congress has overwhelmingly accepted Babul Supriyo in the party, the BJP on Saturday accused their two-time MP from Asansol of betraying not only the party, but also the people of his constituency.
2021-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Imran initiates dialogue with Taliban for inclusive govt
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday that he has initiated a dialogue with the Taliban for the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan representing multiple ethnic groups.
2021-09-18
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
After Punjab, will it be Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh?
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) After the Punjab operation, all eyes are now on Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh which have also been facing similar problem and issues. In Rajasthan, the Congress leader Sachin Pilot wants his position to be restored and given top post in the state and in Chhattisgarh T.S. Singhdeo wants the formula of rotational Chief Minister be honoured.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fishermen to be issued Kisan credit cards: Minister
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, L. Murugan, said on Saturday that the Central government will issue Kisan credit cards to fishermen with or without boats of their own.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Amarinder-Rahul faceoff is not new, it turned full circle today
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) The Punjab crisis which began with Amarinder Singh's festering feud with Navjot Sidhu, who was appointed the state party chief in July, despite stiff resistance from the captain, is believed to be at the behest of Rahul Gandhi, as the feud between Amarinder Singh and Rahul Gandhi began when the latter wanted to back Pratap Singh Bajwa in the run up to Assembly elections in 2017.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
I resigned as I felt humiliated, says Amarinder Singh (2nd Ld)
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday resigned from the post after a day-long political drama and said he resigned as he felt humiliated. At the same time, he said the "future politics option is always there and I will use that option".
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amarinder Singh submits resignation to Governor
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Just minutes ahead of the crucial Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting on Saturday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh reached the Governor's house and submitted his and his council of ministers resignation to him.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ex-BJP Minister Supriyo to resign as MP, says couldn't refuse Trinamool's offer
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Within minutes after severing his umbilical ties with the BJP and joining arch-rival Trinamool Congress, Asansol MP Babul Supriyo made it clear on Saturday that he will not keep any links with his erstwhile political party anymore and resign from parliament as well.
2021-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
No objection to Delhi govt's proposed 14-point guidelines: Rai
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In reference to the Delhi Government's meeting with over 50 major construction agencies operating in the national capital in order to tackle the problem of dust pollution, State Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that none of the companies raised any objection to the 14-point guidelines during the meeting.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Amarinder to meet Governor, may submit resignation
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting on Saturday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is reaching the Governor's house where he may submit his resignation.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
K'taka ex CM Yediyurappa reined in by BJP, former CMs to join him on state tour
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) Clamping down on Karnataka's former chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa, who was all set to embark on a state tour, the BJP has decided to send former chief ministers Jagadish Shettar, D.V. Sadananada Gowda and Karnataka party President Nalin Kumar Kateel along with him, said party sources.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kerala aiming for 15,000 startups by 2026: Vijayan
Kochi, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala is working towards a four-fold increase in the number of startups by aiming to take their total to 15,000 in the next five years, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy,Politics
75 years after accession, Kashmir's streets to be renamed after national heroes
New Delhi, Sep 18: Seventy-five years after Jammu and Kashmirs accession to India, authorities in the Union Territory are naming some roads, bridges, colleges, playgrounds, hospitals and several other developmental schemes after the people who have laid down their lives for the country. Some of the iconic landmarks in the capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu would be in the name of eminent litterateurs, academics, physicians, surgeons, judges, jurists, journalists and sportspersons who have made significant contribution to their fields and professions in the last 100 years.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo joins Trinamool Congress
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Former union minister and BJP MP Babul Supriyo on Saturday joined West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's All India Trinamool Congress (AITC).
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Ending Australian lockdowns at 70% vax rate not prudent'
Canberra, Sep 18 (IANS) Andrew Barr, Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), said on Saturday that the region's coronavirus lockdown may not necessarily end when 70 per cent of adults are fully vaccinated as the country continues to battle the third wave of the pandemic.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Sunil Jakhar frontrunner as Punjab CM replacement
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Punjab President Sunil Jakhar is frontrunner for the post of Chief Minister, sources said as party wants to project non Sikh face ahead of polls to counter AAP which is gaining ground in the state.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Chabahar to cultural connect, how Iran became a key member of the SCO
New Delhi, Sep 18:With the region caught in a geopolitical churn, the news of Iran becoming the ninth member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at the end of the Dushanbe summit on Friday hasn't exactly jolted many out of their sleep.
2021-09-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
217 Palestinian protesters injured in W.Bank clashes
Ramallah, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 217 Palestinian protesters were injured during clashes with Israeli soldiers in a protest against Jewish settlement in the West Bank, authorities said on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Goa's negative vax wastage at 6%, says CM
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) While achieving 102 per cent coverage of the first vaccination dose, Goa has also achieved six per cent negative wastage, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said during virtual interactive session chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Tharoor asks for immediate change of leadership in Congress
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Three-time Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said there should be a new leadership of the Congress party.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Who 'surprised' betrayal should be ready for 'shock': Punjab CM's Press Secy
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Indicating loud and clear 'rebellion' by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, if he was forced to resign by the Congress high command, his Press Secretary on Saturday said the people who 'surprised' the betrayal should be ready for a 'shock' with vengeance.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Restart Goa casinos to boost tourism: Minister to CM
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave positive signals about revival of tourism in the state and lauded Goa for 100 per cent coverage of the first Covid vaccine dose, Goa Ports Minister Michael Lobo urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to restart the casino industry in the state.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Pak Taliban rejects FM Qureshi's amnesty offer, asks army to apologise
New Delhi, Sep 18: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has rejected Pakistan governments offer of amnesty saying that its struggle will continue until they establish Sharia. TTP also asked the Pakistani security forces to ask for forgiveness.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
UN working to get more relief convoys into Ethiopia's Tigray
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said they were working not only to get more relief convoys into Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region but also to get empty delivery trucks out.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Fight against Covid offers opportunity to close gender pay gap'
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the fight against Covid-19 offers "a generational opportunity" to write a new social contract that upholds women's human rights, including the right to equal pay.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Belgium to relax mask mandate from Oct 1
Brussels, Sep 18 (IANS) Belgium's Consultation Committee made up of the federal government and the governments of the federated entities have decided to relax the mandate to wear facemasks, including dining venues and shops, from October 1.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Cases filed over clash at Chandrababu's house in Amaravati
Amaravati, Sep 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police on Saturday registered four cases in connection with the incidents that took place near the residence of former chief minister and TDP president N. Chandrababu Naidu at Undavalli on Friday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ravindra Narayan Ravi sworn in as new TN Governor
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Ravindra Narayan Ravi on Saturday was sworn in as the new Governor of Tamil Nadu succeeding Banwarilal Purohit who has been shifted to Punjab.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
2.5 cr jabs triggered adverse reaction in a political party: Modi
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday used vaccination terminology to take a swipe at the Opposition, saying a political party appeared to have developed an "adverse reaction", after India logged nearly a record 2.5 crore vaccinations on his 71st birthday on Friday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
After poaching into Cong, is Kerala CPI-M now focussing on BJP?
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) With the Kerala unit of the CPI-M successfully poaching into the Congress and getting two party general secretaries into their fold, the Left party is upbeat to the extent of hoping against hope to do the same with the BJP -- carry out a successful plunder.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Israeli PM hails Abraham Accords on 1st anniversary
Tel Aviv, Sep 18 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett marked the first anniversary of the Abraham AccordS, hailing the US-brokered deals as "a new chapter in the history of peace in the Middle East".
2021-09-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Amarinder may step down, aghast at 'humiliation'
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Just a few hours ahead of a meeting of the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) in Punjab on Saturday, the party's high command is said to have conveyed to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to resign to enable the election of a new incumbent.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics