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DG resolves issue over absence with MP Assembly Speaker
Bhopal, July 19 (IANS) Director General of Madhya Pradesh Police, V.K. Singh, whose absence from the Assembly gallery during discussions on the Home department had led to an unprecedented deferment of the Home Minister's reply in the House, met the Speaker to resolve the issue on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka Assembly adjourned till Monday without floor test
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly was on Friday adjourned till Monday without a floor test despite Governor Vajubhai Vala extending the deadline he gave on Thursday to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy for proving his majority.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to fill bail bond
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday as she refused to fill the bail bond, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
50% nominated posts in Andhra for SCs, STs, BCs, minorities
Amaravati, July 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to give 50 per cent of the nominated posts and 50 per cent of the contracts on nomination basis to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, backward classes and minorities.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Supreme Court stays SC/ST case against forest officer
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday stayed proceeedings in a case registered under the SC/ST Act against a Telangana woman forest officer, who was attacked by a mob allegedly led by the brother of a ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLA.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 drown to death as parts of Malda continue to be inundated
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Three persons died after drowning while several areas continued to be inundated though the water level of Phulhar river was receding, Malda district officials said here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K Governor, Union minister flag off first fleet of e-buses in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik and Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise Arvind Ganpat Sawant on Friday flagged off a fleet of electric buses in Srinagar city.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy,Politics
RS supports private member resolution for Farmers' Commission
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A BJP parliamentarian's private resolution to set up National Farmers's Commission with Constitutional status on Friday got support from members across political parties in the Rajya Sabha.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 Afghans among 5 held with 150 kgs of heroin
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Delhi Police has busted a drug racket and arrested five persons, including two Afghan nationals, from south Delhi's Zakir Nagar, seizing 150 kgs of Afghan heroin worth Rs 600 crore in the international market.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence Minister to visit J&K on Saturday
Jammu, July 19 (IANS) Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir on a daylong visit on Saturday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
VHP wants SC to set deadline for verdict on Ayodhya dispute
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said the Supreme Court should set a deadline for a verdict on the Ayodhya dispute like it fixed a timeline for a judgement in the Babri masjid demolition case.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
BJP leader threats to 'spill the blood' of MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath
Bhopal, July 19 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh BJP leader Surendra Nath Singh has sparked a controversy as he threatened to "spill the blood" of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
CRPF trooper killed as teen rams Mercedes into car (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A 19-year-old man, driving a Mercedes Benz crushed a CRPF constable to death while two other troopers were injured in the incident.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Extra Budget borrowings may shoot up in FY20
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With an effort to keep the fiscal deficit within the budgeted limits without cutting expenditure, the off-Budget borrowings or Extra Budgetary Resources (EBRs) of the government may rise in the current fiscal where the funds would be spent more on social welfare and infrastructure projects.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Govt asks Mother Dairy to sell tomatoes at Rs 40 per kg
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Union government on Friday directed state-owned Mother Dairy to sell tomatoes in the national capital at Rs 40 per kg and increase supply to check the rising prices.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Physically challenged boy clears NEET after travelling miles on crutches
Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Sajan Rai, a physically challenged student, has cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and got admission to the Government Medical College in Bettiah in Bihar. In order to realise his dreams, Rai travelled for miles on his crutches as he can't walk on his own due to an ailment he suffered during his childhood.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Lok Sabha bill to allow Centre to fix tenures of information commissioners
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A bill that proposes to give the Centre the power to set the tenure and salaries of State and Central Information Commissioners was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday amid an uproar by the opposition.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bills to check illicit deposits, empowerment of transgenders introduced in LS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A Bill to tackle menace of illicit deposits and another that provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders were introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to leave (4rd Lead)
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Runaway Indian boy in Sharjah returns home
Sharjah, July 19 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian boy, who sneaked out of his home in Sharjah over two weeks ago after apparently being scolded by his mother, returned home to his family here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Kerala CM wants SC judgments in Malayalam too
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday wrote to Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad requesting that all Supreme Court judgments should be made available in Malayalam also.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tom Cruise is back with 'Top Gun'
San Diego, July 19 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise is back as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell after 34 years in "Top Gun: Maverick", and the anticipated film's first sneak peek shows him soaring high in the sky.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
High Court cancels bail of accused in attack on Jagan Reddy
Amaravati, July 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday cancelled the bail of J. Srinivasa Rao alias Srinivas in a knife attack on Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Visakhapatnam Airport in October last year.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC seeks report on road in Uttarakhand tiger reserves
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) to examine the issue related to construction of a road in a critical corridor connecting Rajaji and Corbett tiger reserves and file a report on it.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karnataka CM moves SC, says Governor interfering
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking clarification on its July 17 order which permitted 15 rebel MLAs to opt out of the House and said the Governor was interfering in the conduct of the trust vote.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
YouTube Music now lets users switch from audio to video
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) After matching over five million audio tracks with their official videos, YouTube Music is now letting premium users to transit from the audio of a track to watching the music video without any pauses or interruptions.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sindhu beats Okuhara 21-14, 21-7, storms into Indonesia semis
Jakarta, July 19 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu beat world no. 2 Nozomi Okuhara 21-14, 21-7 to storm into the semi-final of the Indonesia Open on Friday. The match lasted just 41 minutes, making it the fastest victory for the no.5 ranked Indian over her Japanese rival.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
ED attaches assets of company in CWG scam
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached assets worth Rs 1.43 crore of Sweka Powertech Engineering Pvt Ltd in connection with the Commonwealth Games of 2010.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains -- Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur and Bhubaneswar-Junagarh -- for the convenience of the people in Odisha's Kalahandi.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
10 years jail for Scarlett Keeling killer (2nd Lead)
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Keeling was found dead with bruises on her body on a famous Goa beach on February 18, 2008. D'Souza and Placido Carvalho were accused of leaving her to die after drugging and sexually abusing her following a Valentine's Day party.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth
New York, July 19 (IANS) Nearly 50 years after man's first steps on the Moon, researchers have discovered a way that may help astronauts spending prolonged time in space come back to Earth on more stable footing.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
NGO seeks new national forest policy to tackle man-animal conflict
Dehradun, July 19 (IANS) A Dehradun-based NGO working on environment and human rights issues on Friday called for bringing a new national forest policy to mitigate the man-animal conflicts which are rising in India.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone to be launched in China on July 30
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) After the launch of its second generation gaming smartphone - Black Shark 2 - in India, Xiaomi-backed company Black Shark will launch its gaming phone - Black Shark 2 Pro in China on July 30, news portal GSMArena reported on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, China,Technology
Sherin Mathews death: Indian-American foster dad seeks new trial
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American father who was sentenced to life in prison over the killing of his three-year-old adopted daughter Sherin Mathews in the US state of Texas, has requested a new trial.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google Stadia controllers won't be Bluetooth compatible
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Googles Stadia controllers would not work with Bluetooth headsets at launch, rather they would connect directly to the Stadia server using WiFi to help with the problem of lag while gaming.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New sports policy to come up in Odisha: Minister
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) A new sports policy will be introduced in Odisha soon, said state Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Sports
Agra MP wants AIIMS status for S.N. Medical College
Agra, July 19 (IANS) Agra MP S.P. Singh Baghael has demanded AIIMS-type facilities and status for the Sarojini Naidu Medical College, founded in 1854 as Thompson Medical School, one of the three oldest medical institutions in the country.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Ahead of Maharashtra polls, Aditya Thackeray hits the road to 'thank' voters
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Yuva Sena leader Aditya Thackeray has done what no other Thackeray did before him - hit the road in a grueling 4,000 km long 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Centre's reply sought on parenting norms over divorce
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and sought its response on a plea seeking framing of a law for joint parenting of a child in the event of a divorce.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistan faces UK aid cut as pressures grow
London, July 19 (IANS) Britain's aid to Pakistan could reduce significantly by next year as pressure on the government grows to cut foreign aid to all countries amidst Brexit crisis, rise in poverty at home and a parliamentary inquiry into aid for Pakistan reviewing aid from 2013 to 2018, Geo News has reported.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rohit Shekhar death: Court to consider charge sheet on Saturday
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A Delhi Court will on Saturday take cognisance of the charge sheet filed in the case related to the death of late Congress leader Narayan Datt Tiwari's son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
It hit me when I got the mail from ICC: Donald
London, July 19 (IANS) Legendary South Africa pacer Allan Donald said he was shocked to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, adding that when he got the email, it hit him and he was overwhelmed.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka's arrest shows BJP's arrogance: Congress
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Congress on Friday condemned the Uttar Pradesh government for detaining its leader Priyanka Gandhi when she was going to meet the kin of those killed in caste violence in Sonebhadra district.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Countries with strong women's rights grow faster
New York, July 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that countries with strong women's rights are more likely to have faster growth and better health outcomes than those who don't promote and protect these values.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,IANS Life,IPL 2015,Commonwealth Games 2014
Hangul numbers 'alarming', but not beyond redemption: Official
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Hangul or the Indian elk found exclusively in the higher rises of the Kashmir Valley is said to be in the red zone. A senior wildlife warden who has spent over a decade looking after their population inside the Dachigam National Park on Friday said the overall scenario of the Hangul (Kashmiri stag) population is not as grim as it seemed in a cursory study of a recently published census report.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Camera lens worth $13,000 sold for $94 during Amazon Prime Day
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) A technical error during the Amazon Prime Day sale has brought cheers for online shoppers who booked high-end camera lenses worth thousands of dollars for under $100 and received the photography gear at home.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global device shipments set to decline 3% in 2019: Gartner
London, July 19 (IANS) Global shipments of devices, including PCs, tablets and mobile phones, will total 2.2 billion units in 2019, a decline of 3.3 per cent year-over-year (YoY), a report by Gartner Inc. said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Bihar cops seek RSS details: Giriraj slams Nitish, Sushil
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday attacked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi for the issuing of a letter from the Bihar Police Special Branch directing the gathering of information on the state functionaries of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its 18 affiliates.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Karantaka Congress moves SC to reconsider July 17 order
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao on Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging its July 17 order which permitted 15 dissident MLAs of the Congress and JD-S to opt out of Assembly session.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Happy 40th birthday: Tokyo exhibit evokes Walkman nostalgia
Tokyo, July 19 (IANS) Walking on the street and, at the same time, listening to music was inconceivable until the appearance of Walkman, a small audio player that introduced the revolutionary concept of portable music that charmed the world 40 years ago.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Japan,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society