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EU states vow to halt arms exports to Turkey: Italy
Luxembourg, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) European Union member states have pledged to "block arms exports" to Turkey" over its military offensive in northern Syria, following a request by Italy, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Luxembourg,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
New Data Protection to be placed in Parliament soon: Prasad
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the Data Protection Bill is ready and would be placed in Parliament soon.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Odisha govt announces infra support for four hospitals
Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced infrastructure support for four hospitals under the 'Mo Sarkar' initiative.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy to bar future arms exports to Turkey
Luxembourg, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government is poised to ban future arms export deals to Turkey over its military offensive in Syria and hopes other European Union countries will uphold a pledge do the same, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Luxembourg,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
SC to hear CBI plea against Delhi HC's Chidambaram findings
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The CBI on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court findings that former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, who has been arrested in the INX Media case, was not a flight risk and also could not tamper with the evidence.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indian-origin prof shares Economics Nobel for poverty research (2nd Lead, changing dateline)
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Abhijit Banerjee has been awarded the Economics Nobel Prize along with his wife Esther Duflo and another US academic, for their research on how to alleviate poverty that has helped eduction of the poor in India and also revolutionised the field of development economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) announced on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Education,Politics
Mobiles ring again in Kashmir Valley, people overwhelmed
Srinagar, Oct 14 (IANS) Mobile phones ringing again have made Kashmir happy. Suddenly, life seems to have sprung back and people are smiling as some pervading tension has vanished.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Punjab CM seeks support to shun stubble burning
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Hailing the progressive farmers who have refrained from burning paddy stubble, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday called upon them to join the state in launching a massive campaign to persuade the farming community to give up this practice.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Rajasthan govt discontinues pension to detainees under MISA
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) The pension scheme of the leaders detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) or their widows during Emergency shall be discontinued in Rajasthan, the government said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
'Few people' are offended by Article 370 decision: Modi
Ballabgarh (Haryana), Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said "only a few people" are offended by the decision to revoke Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Queen outlines UK government's agenda
London, Oct 14 (IANS) British Queen Elizabeth II on Monday delivered a speech setting out the government's agenda at the State Opening of Parliament.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Pakistan ups cyber warfare against India on Twitter
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan is aggressively pushing sinister propaganda against India via ramping up cyber warfare on Twitter, a new report said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Staff strike for wage revision grounds HAL operations
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) An indefinite strike by about 20,000 employees of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision on Monday grounded the operations of the state-run defence PSU across the country, a union official said.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Haryana polls: In Mewat mob lynching a political issue
Nuh (Haryana), Oct 14 (IANS) Mob lynching is an issue resonating across the political spectrum in Haryana's Muslim-dominated Mewat region.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
FATF to discuss Pak's measures on Monday
Islamabad/Paris, Oct 14 (IANS) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will on Monday discuss steps taken by Pakistan to stop money laundering and terrorist financing in its plenary meeting slated to begin in the French capital of Paris.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Prince William, Kate to arrive in Pakistan on Monday
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The UK's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton will arrive in Islamabad on Monday on a "historic" five-day visit to Pakistan.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Transport strike escalates as Telangana workers take suicide route
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Suicide of two employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) and attempted suicide by two others have given a serious turn to the bus strike, which entered 10th day on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Australia PMO accidentally sends secret document to media
Canberra, Oct 14 (IANS) The Australian Prime Minister's office has accidentally sent a confidential document to the media, instead of sending it to the government's Liberal-National Party coalition members for Monday's resumption of Parliament.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Australia,Politics
4 foreign teams to observe SL presidential election
Colombo, Oct 14 (IANS) Four foreign monitoring teams have been granted permission to observe Sri Lanka's presidential election on November 16, the island nation's Election Commission said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Another Telangana RTC employee commits suicide
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A conductor of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) committed suicide on Sunday, hours after a driver, who attempted self-immolation on Saturday, died at a hospital here.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP's Gandhi Sankalp Yatra to cover 6,500 km in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) As part of the nationwide Gandhi Sankalp Yatra on the sesquicentennial of Mahatma Gandhi, the West Bengal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members would traverse 6,500 km between October 15 and October 26, a senior leader said here on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tripura man held for offensive remarks against woman MP
Agartala, Oct 13 (IANS) A man from Tripura was Sunday arrested by the state police from Manipur for allegedly posting offensive comments in social media against Lok Sabha member Pratima Bhowmik, an official said.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Economy was strong under Manmohan Singh: Rahul
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for all-round failure on the economic front, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said here on Sunday that under the former UPA Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Indian economy was very strong and flourished, earning the admiration of the whole world.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ED tightens noose on underworld-political nexus in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Even as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing the political-underworld nexus related to properties owned by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's associate Iqbal Mirchi, former Union Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Part (NCP) leader Praful Patel has clarified that he had no dealings with them.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Wearing BJP T-shirt, Maharashtra farmer hangs himself
Buldhana (Maharashtra), Oct 13 (IANS) In a huge embarrassment for Maharashtra's ruling BJP, a distressed farmer sporting a a party poll campaign T-shirt hanged himself on a tree in the state's Buldhana district early on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
MP political circles abuzz after Scindia meets aunts
Gwalior, Oct 13 (IANS) Political circles in Madhya Pradesh are rife with speculation after Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia's recent meeting with his aunts and senior BJP leaders Yashodhara Raje and Vasundhara Raje on the occasion of the 100th birth anniversary of the late Vijaya Raje Scindia, popularly known as Rajmata of Gwalior.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
TMC, BJP trade fire over Jiaganj murders
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party continued to fight verbal battle over the Jiaganj triple murders, with a Bengal Minister accusing the BJP of doing politics and the BJP hitting back by reiterating the demand for a CBI probe, here on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Expulsion of six varsity students who wrote to PM revoked
Mumbai/Wardha, Oct 13 (IANS) After a furore, the central Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya in Wardha backtracked on Sunday and revoked its expulsion orders on six backward class research scholars.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After being one of the most followed leaders on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity has also surged on Instagram, way ahead of other global leaders. Modi is the most followed world leader on this platform with 30 million people following his Instagram account.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Merkel asks Turkey to end military offensive in Syria
Berlin, Oct 13 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called for an immediate end of the Turkish military operation in northern Syria in a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Those in power in Hry will be in Opposition soon: Sukhbir
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) The war of words between two political allies -- the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) -- intensified on Sunday ahead of the October 21 Haryana Assembly polls with both accusing each other of betrayal.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Modi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After being one of the most followed leaders on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity has also surged on Instagram, way ahead of other global leaders. Modi is the most followed world leader on this platform with 30 million people following his Instagram account.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Priyanka slams Ravi Shankar Prasad for comment on economy
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday slammed Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad over his comments linking Bollywood to the economy and dismissing an economic slowdown, saying he must come out of the film life and should not turn his face from the reality.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
26 killed as typhoon Hagibis hits Japan (3rd Lead)
Tokyo, Oct 13 (IANS) Japan has launched a huge operation to provide humanitarian assistance and assess the damage wrought by typhoon Hagibis after its hurricane-force winds and torrential rain killed at least 26 people and sparked major flooding.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Giriraj Singh distances himself from movie based on him
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Just a day after a purported movie poster with a name "Haan Mai Giriraj hoon" emerged, the union minister on whose life the film is based, has distanced himself from it. The Minister said the movie makers didn't seek his permission before releasing the said poster and he is not interested in such medium.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Khattar changed image, picture of Haryana: Nadda
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) The Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in the past five years has changed the image and picture of Haryana that was ridden with corruption and nepotism, BJP working President J.P. Nadda said on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Made in China policy' killing jobs in India: Rahul
Latur (Maharashtra), Oct 13 (IANS) Attacking the BJP government in the centre and state over "massive unemployment", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the "Made in China" policy is killing jobs of Indian youth.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
I will use buses, carpool during Odd-Even: Delhi Transport Minister (Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Odd-Even scheme is set to return to Delhi for third time from November 4 to 15, and state Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has promised that the state government will make no exceptions for its ministers and he himself will be seen travelling by the Metro, buses or carpool during the period.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Abrogation of Article 370 not an issue in Haryana: Kumari Selja (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Assembly elections in Haryana are a do-or-die situation for the Congress coming months after the party faced a rout in the Lok Sabha polls and lost all its 10 seats.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Xi pledges enhanced cooperation between Nepal, China
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping said here that the his country was ready to enhance communication and cooperation with Nepal and jointly consolidate the friendship between the two countries.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
California continues to battle wildfires
San Francisco, Oct 13 (IANS) Firefighters have continued to contain the blazing wildfires in Southern California, while some evacuation orders have been lifted for residents.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Senator Warren attacks Facebook with intentional fake ad
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) In an apparent embarrassment for Facebook, Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has successfully run a fake ad on the social media platform that claimed "Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook just endorsed Donald Trump for re-election".
2019-10-13
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
Populist political wave now penetrates Canada
Ottawa, Oct 13 (IANS) A populist political wave has seemed to arrive in Canada, which goes to polls on October 21, as immigration has become one of the hot topics of debate, with conservative parties vowing to limit migrant numbers.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Canada,Politics
TSRTC driver attempts self-immolation, tension in Khammam
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The ongoing indefinite strike by the employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Saturday took a new turn with a driver attempting self-immolation, triggering violent protest by others in Khammam district.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP chief to take up RCEP with govt, PM to make a call (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Amid opposition to the free-trade agreement (FTA) between 16 countries, including India, by the Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sent a report to the party president, to be taken up with the Prime Minister.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Murshidabad murders: police detain two more persons
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The police on Saturday detained two more persons in connection with the gruesome murder of three members of a family in West Bengal's Murshidabad district.
2019-10-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Trump shows fortitude as vultures circle up above
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) A week it is said is too long in polity. After the slow burn initially, things have now begun to gather pace from what Trump describes as partisan witch-hunt to a impeachment probe careening out of control.
2019-10-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shopkeeper killed in Bengal, BJP claims as party member
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) A 52 year old shopkeeper, whom the BJP claimed to be its member, was fatally shot by miscreants in West Bengal's Nadia district, sources said on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Salman Khurshid attacks critics in Congress
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Facing flak from party colleagues for his statement on Rahul Gandhi, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday hit out at his critics, saying they are either "hypocritical" or "heartless machines".
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RSS working to organise entire society: Bhagwat
Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said that the RSS is working towards organising the entire society and not only the Hindu society.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics