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Firms using power of data see huge revenue growth: McKinsey
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Companies using the power of data and analytics are reaping significant new revenue growth in India in just a few months, according to global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Turkish airstrikes kill two PKK officials
Baghdad, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkish airstrikes on Tuesday killed two senior officials of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Azmar mountain in Slemani governorate region.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Defence/Security
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas' concert kiss goes viral
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Pop star Nick Jonas expressed his love for wife and actress Priyanka Chopra with a mushy kiss during a recent Jonas Brothers concert. Their romantic moment has gone viral on the virtual world.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Sapna Pabbi: Dream come true to work with in Karan Johar production
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Sapna Pabbi will soon be seen in the Karan Johar-produced Netflix film "Drive". Sge says has it is a dream come true for her to be working in a film produced by Johar's Dharma Productions.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chit fund firm MD arrested for duping investors in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested the managing director of a chit fund firm on charges of duping investors of over Rs 5 crore, police said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP asks BJP to clarify on Delhi's 200-unit free power scheme
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Attacking the BJP for saying it will withdraw the scheme providing Delhi citizens free electricity up to 200 units, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to clarify its stand on the existing free power scheme.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Varun Dhawan, Janhvi Kapoor play paintball with fans
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Ditching their busy shoot schedules, actors Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor took to playing paintball with fans.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BSP partymen paraded on donkeys, faces blackened in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, BSP workers on Tuesday blackened the faces of the party's national coordinator Ram Gautam and Rajasthan in-charge Sita Ram Sila, and paraded them on donkeys with garlands of shoes and slippers around their necks in front of the state party headquarters here. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
India core to our growth strategy for next 5-10 yrs: Uber CEO
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India is at the core of Uber's growth strategy for the next five to ten years, the company's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said here on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National
No detention centre to come up in Bengal: Mamata
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ruled out any possibility of detention centres coming up in West Bengal on the lines of such camps for keeping illegal foreigners being set up in states like Assam and Karnataka.
2019-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Hardik Mehta: My debut feature 'Kaamyaab' a tribute to '80s films
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Hardik Mehtas debut feature film "Kaamyaab" had its India premiere at the Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star this week.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Abhijit Banerjee for bringing govt stake in PSBs below 51%
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday called for reducing the government equity in public sector banks to below 51 per cent to remove the fear psychosis among bankers.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Shastri's napping image becomes subject of jokes on social media
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) India crushed South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third Test to register a 3-0 clean sweep, but the image that stole the attention of the fans on social media was a picture of head coach Ravi Shastri napping during the game.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Tim Cook named chairman of Chinese business school
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook has been appointed chairman of the advisory board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.
2019-10-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Infosys logs worst fall in over 6 years, ends 17% lower
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) IT major Infosys saw its worst day on the bourses in over six years on Tuesday as investors pulled out their funds over recent corporate governance issues. Its scrips settled nearly 17 per cent lower despite assurances from the company top brass.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Priyanka to brainstorm over UP strategy in Raebareli
Raebareli, Oct 22 (IANS) The newly formed Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee is holding a three-day brainstorming and training session in Raebareli beginning Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
BCB President calls cricketers' strike a 'conspiracy'
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) A day after the Bangladesh cricketers went on strike saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board, BCB president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday said it's a conspiracy to bring bad name to the sport in the country.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Enough funds for people's welfare: Delhi DDC chief (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Claiming that the Aam Aadmi Party is running an honest government in the city, Vice Chairperson of Dialogue and Development Commission Jasmine Shah said the Delhi government has enough funds for the welfare of the people.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After IRCTC, DIPAM sets sight on IPOs of IRFC, RailTel
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The disinvestment department is hopeful of completing the listing of two rail PSUs, including the Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC), in the current fiscal after the successful listing of IRCTC.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Critics' Choice awards to have web series category
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The second edition of Critics' Choice awards will also be reviewing and awarding web-series that have made strides and added to the entertainment sector of the country.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Taapsee, Bhumi pledge to support girl child empowerment
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar have pledged to support the cause of girl child empowerment.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bala' helped Yami rediscover herself as actor
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam says her upcoming film "Bala" is an entertainer that requires each of its actors to relearn and rediscover herself or himself.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Scarlett Johansson got a closure with 'Black Widow'
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson says she got a closure of sorts after doing the standalone movie "Black Widow".
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Plea filed in Lahore HC against Misbah's appointment as head coach
Lahore, Oct 22 (IANS) A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court praying to immediately stop former captain Misbah-ul-Haq from working on different posts including that of Pakistan head coach.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Brexit is waste of time and energy: Juncker
Brussels, Oct 22 (IANS) The outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday lamented how much of his mandate had been taken up by Brexit, which he described as a "waste of time and a waste of energy."
2019-10-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
'Saand Ki Aankh' declared tax-free in UP
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has declared upcoming Bollywood film "Saand Ki Aankh" tax-free in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Sanya Malhotra grooves to 'Ghungroo' song of 'War' in new video
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra, who is famous for her dancing skills, is "obsessed" with the song "Ghungroo" from the film "War", and has now set the dancefloor on fire grooving on the number.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dell Technologies to double down on robust partner ecosystem in India
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) For Dell Technologies, India holds a major place on its Asia Pacific growth map and the credit for the success goes to strategic alliances and a partner network that is behind the company's overall success in the country, a top company executive has stressed.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Need to get a lot stronger as a team mentally: Faf du Plessis
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) After being whitewashed by India in the three-match Test rubber, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels lack of planning resulted in their heavy loss in every game in the longest format. The skipper also admitted that his team's batting line-up was mentally weak throughout the series.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Shahid: Salman, Aishwarya, Ajay would click as 'Padmaavat' cast
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says the "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" trio of Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Ajay Devgn would work well in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat".
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Smriti in Amethi, Priyanka in Rae Bareli
Rae Bareli/ Amethi, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday, inaugurated a two-day workshop of the newly-appointed members of the Uttar Pradesh Congress.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
We speak our minds: Malaysian PM on Kashmir remark
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 22 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said that he stood firm over his remarks on the Kashmir issue during his address at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) last month, saying "we speak our minds" and "don't retract and change".
2019-10-22
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
'Hotel Mumbai' made Anupam Kher learn biggest lesson of life
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher says working in the film "Hotel Mumbai" made him learn the fact that the biggest lesson of his life was to value humanity above all.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kartarpur agreement likely to be signed on Oct 24
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The signing of the Kartarpur Corridor agreement between India and Pakistan is likely to be postponed by a day due to some reason and the ceremony may now take place on Thursday, sources said.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Abu Malik cherishes time spent in 'Bigg Boss' house
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Abu Malik's journey in the reality show "Bigg Boss 13" has come to an end, and the singer has no qualms about getting evicted from the reality show at an early stage.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Boman Irani to share success story on a chat show
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani, who has carved his niche in Bollywood over the years with unforgettable roles in numerous films including the "Munna Bhai" series, "Main Hoon Na", "No Entry" and "3 Idiots", will open up about his success story in a chat show.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Abu-Assad: Art should be a form of protest
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Dutch-Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad believes in using cinema as a form of protest.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Betul's 'Wall of Voluntary Donors' encourages blood donation
Betul, Oct 22 (IANS) To clear public misconceptions related to blood donation, a 'Wall of Voluntary Donors' has been erected on the lines of the 'Wall of Charity' across the tribal dominated district of Betul in Madhya Pradesh. The wall will display photos of regular donors from the district, some of whom have donated blood a hundred times.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National
This SA Test team a real concern for cricket: Vaughan
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Following South Africa's whitewash in the three-Test series against India, former England skipper Michael Vaughan has expressed disappointment and called on ex-Proteas players like Mark Boucher, Jacques Kallis and Graeme Smith to join the management in some capacity in order to revive the fortune of the team.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Four detained in Prayagraj for objectionable posts
Prayagraj, Oct 22 (IANS) Four youths were detained for allegedly instigating religious sentiments and uploading objectionable posts on their social networking accounts in Prayagraj on Monday evening.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Mission 2022': Priyanka Gandhi attends workshop in Rae Bareli
Rae Bareli, Oct 22 (IANS) In a bid to take the Congress "Mission 2022" campaign forward, a team of party workers on Tuesday participated in a three-day training session at the Bhuemau guest house here in party supremo Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary constituency.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Switzerland is Indians' top snow holiday choice
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) What are the preferences and habits of snow holiday goers in India? A recent study says Switzerland is the top destination choice for Indians with 59 per cent wanting to enjoy the Swiss snow experience.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
'The Last Koan' wins awards at film fest in New York
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Indo-Australian Satya Prakash Choudharys directorial debut "The Last Koan" won two awards at Chelsea Film Festival 2019 here.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
National Award-winner Gurvinder Singh: MAMI most sought-after indie stop
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Gurvinder Singh feels MAMI is the place to be for independent filmmakers. His latest feature film "Khanaur" (Bitter Chestnut) had its India premiere this week at the Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star 2019.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-Congress RS MP Ramamurthy joins BJP
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Congress Rajya Sabha member K. C. Ramamurthy became the latest politician to jump into the BJP bandwagon. He joined the saffron party on Tuesday in presence of two senior BJP leaders - Bhupender Yadav and Arun Singh and a senior minister Pralhad Joshi.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DoT prepares Rs 74,000 cr revival plan for BSNL, MTNL
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The DoT will send a proposal to the cabinet for a revival plan worth Rs 74,000 crore for the ailing state-run telecom firms - BSNL and MTNL - where Rs 22,000 crore would be in the way of capital infusion for acquiring 4G spectrum, and for a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), part of the expenditure for which will be borne both companies.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Humpback whale population recovers in South Atlantic
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) The population of humpback whales in the South Atlantic is believed to have rebounded from the brink of extinction, the University of Washington said.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife
California's fun theme parks
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) From Disneyland classics to beachfront carousels, California's best-in-class theme parks deliver something for everyone.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Carragher apologises to Evra for wearing Suarez T-shirts
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Former England and Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has apologised to France and former Manchester United full back Patrice Evra for wearing T-shirts in support of Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan racially abused the Frenchman in 2011.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Mom jumps into well with her 4 kids in UP
Banda, Oct 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman jumped into a well along with her four children in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The husband has been detained for interrogation.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress poaches MLA Aditi Singh's cousin in Rae Bareli
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) In a move to compensate for the possible loss of Rae Bareli MLA Aditi Singh, the Congress has managed to poach her cousin brother Manish Singh, who is all set to join the grand old party on Wednesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Congress says govt should bear Kartarpur 'jazia'
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress has launched a scathing attack on Kartapur Corridor's proposed fee that Pakistan says it will charge ($20) from each pilgrim. The official signing of the corridor is due on October 23.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Abhijit Banerjee for cutting govt equity in PSBs to below 51%
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday suggested reducing government equity in public sector banks to below 51 per cent in order to end the fear psychosis of bankers.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Japan's Emperor Naruhito proclaims entronement
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Japan's Emperor Naruhito proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne on Tuesday in a ceremony held at the Imperial Palace here, offering an unusual glimpse into the rites of the country's ancient royal lineage.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Ranbir-Alia's fake wedding card goes viral on social media
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A fake wedding card of B-Town lovebirds Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor has started circulating on social media, unleashing fan frenzy over a possible power wedding in Bollywood. Look closely at the card, however, and you realise it was probably created by a fan. It is full of typos and incorrect information.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Officials absent, Bengal Guv meeting fails to take off
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday described as "unconstitutional" and alleged censorship after his proposed meeting at 24 Parganas North district's Dhamakhali failed to take off with the invited people's representatives and senior officials not turning up and the district magistrate informing him that permission of the state government was required.
2019-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
PM to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on Nov 9
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9 and dispatch the first lot of pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan's Punjab province, Ministry of Home Affairs said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Kabir Khan on 'Kabir Singh': Toxic character okay as long as it isn't glorified
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Shahid Kapoor blockbuster "Kabir Singh" has been criticised by a section of the audience and media alike, who feel the film promotes toxic masculinity. Ace Bollywood filmmaker Kabir Khan says as long as a toxic character is not glorified in a film, there is nothing wrong in dealing with such a subject.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bangladesh will give India a tough fight in T20Is, says Laxman
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) India successfully dominated South Africa in all departments of the game in the just concluded Test series and Virat Kohli's boys will next be up against Bangladesh.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Modi to address BJP workers from Varanasi on Thursday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address BJP workers from his parliamentary constituency Varanasi through the Namo mobile app on Thursday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengaluru tops in buying eco-friendly, sustainable products
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Bengaluru is the most conscious city when it comes to buying eco-friendly and sustainable products as compared to other metro cities in India, a new study revealed on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion
Israel's Gantz optimistic ahead of receiving mandate to form govt
Jerusalem, Oct 22 (IANS) Benny Gantz, the leader of Israel's Blue and White Party, on Tuesday said that he was optimistic about his chances of forming a government, shortly before he was to become the first person in more than a decade other than long-standing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be tasked with that challenge.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Indian fast bowlers now leading the show even on home soil
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) In the last two-three years, one of main talking points in Indian cricket has been the performance of the pacers. And what has come as the icing on the cake is that they are now leading the show even on home soil.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Metro partners Uber for last-mile connectivity
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Hiring a cab from a Metro station in Delhi is set to become a lot more easier as ride hailing major Uber on Tuesday announced it has won a competitive bid to expand its operations across 210 Delhi Metro stations.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National
California utility warns of 2nd power outage
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) California utility Pacific Gas and Electric company (PG&E) has warned that it would cut power again to hundreds of thousands of customers in Northern California later this week to prevent possible wildfires.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife
Bhumi Pednekar: 'Saand Ki Aankh' a commercial film with sense
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar has said that her upcoming release of "Saand Ki Aankh"is a commercial film with sense.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Victim wants rape charges included in FIR against Chinmayanand
Prayagraj, Oct 22 (IANS) The law student, who had accused former union minister Chinmayanand of sexual harassment, has submitted a 'miscellaneous application' in the Allahabad High Court, seeking inclusion of rape charges in the FIR filed against him.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP rebel withdraws resignation from assembly
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) AAP rebel legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Tuesday withdrew his resignation from the Punjab Vidhan Sabha.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Lava launches 'Z41' entry level smartphone at Rs 3,899
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Lava International Limited on Tuesday launched its new entry level smartphone, Lava Z41 for Rs 3,899.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Republican measure censuring intelligence chair blocked
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US House Democrats have blocked a motion by House Republicans to censure Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, who is also handling the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trend Micro acquires Australia's Cloud Conformity
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Global Cloud security company Trend Micro Incorporated on Tuesday announced it has acquired Sydney headquartered Cloud Conformity -- a Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) company.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Travis Head hopeful of hitting form ahead of Pak Tests
Brisbane, Oct 22 (IANS) Australia's Test vice-captain Travis Head wants to score runs in white ball cricket in his bid to stake a claim for a Test spot again. Head was left out of the final Ashes Test earlier this year.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Himachal youth to be trained to handle disaster: CM
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said at least 10 youth would be trained in every gram panchayat to handle mitigation after a natural disaster.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Terrorists can't claim privileges of privacy: Centre
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Centre while stressing guidelines over social media regulation on Tuesday told the Supreme Court terrorists can not claim privileges of privacy.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Cricket fraternity hails Kohli & boys' historic win over SA
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) As India registered an emphatic victory over South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third and final Test at the JSCA Stadium on Tuesday to clinch their first-ever series whitewash over the Proteas, the cricket fraternity hailed Virat KOhli and Co. for the historic achievement.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Petition seeks Australia national climate emergency
Canberra, Oct 22 (IANS) An Australian MP on Tuesday presented a petition signed by over 400,000 people, to Parliament seeking declaration of a national climate emergency.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Zomato eyes 20 crore users in India: Deepinder Goyal
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Zomato Founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal on Tuesday said the online food delivery platform aims to serve 20 crore people in India over the next few years who will order food at least five times a month.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Sanjay Kapoor disappointed he couldn't vote this time
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Varun Dhawan, John Abraham, Vidya Balan and Anil Kapoor were some of the Bollywood actors who were photographed exercising their right to vote on October 21. But actor Sanjay Kapoor was left disappointed as he couldn't do so.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana polls: A look at big names that may fail to shine
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With votes polled and results awaited for the Haryana Assembly election, here is a look at the projections made by the News18-IPSOS exit poll that sheds light on the fate of the biggest stars on results day.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ranbir-Alia's fake wedding card goes viral on social media
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A fake wedding card of B-Town lovebirds Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor has started circulating on social media, unleashing fan frenzy over a power possible wedding in Bollywood. Look closely at the card, however, and you realise it was probably created by a fan. It is full of typos and incorrect information.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kartarpur Corridor opening will meet decades-old demand of Indian devotees
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In just over a fortnight from now, Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara in Pakistan's Punjab province will be opened for Indian devotees, meeting a long-standing demand of the Sikh community.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Happy to make teams dance to our tunes: Shami
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian pace battery can now make batsmen 'dance' to their tunes even in home conditions which traditionally is known for being spin-friendly, pacer Mohammed Shami said on Tuesday after helping the side script a historic 3-0 series whitewash against South Africa.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Will probably terminate NYT, Washington Post from WH: Trump
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that he would "probably terminate" the New York Times and the Washington Post from the White House because "they're fake", his latest attack on the American media.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rajasthan civic polls: Congress rift persists
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) The rift in the ruling Congress over civic polls strategy persists with one minister proposing formation of an alliance on the Bharatpur seat while another minister rejecting it.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
'Upstarts' conveys a certain rawness at the edges (Review; Rating: * * *)
Upstarts (Netflix film)
2019-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-Congress MLA Abdullakutty made Kerala BJP vice-president
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress lawmaker A.P. Abdullakutty who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in June this year was on Tuesday appointed as the vice-president of the BJP in Kerala.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kohli hails Ganguly's selection as BCCI President
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said he has congratulated Sourav Ganguly on becoming the President-elect of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and is happy over the development.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Age & results no deterrent as Rossi still rules hearts in Moto GP
Motegi (Japan), Oct 22 (IANS) It was a wet morning in Motegi, Japan, when the main qualifiers took place ahead of the Japanese leg of the Moto GP and its subsidiary races. The temperature was hovering around the 15 degrees Celsius mark and the constant drizzle that the Twin Ring Motegi received throughout the preceding night had spilled over into the morning.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Arnold Schwarzenegger refutes 'fake news' about India trip in Nov
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) Hollywood icon Arnold Schwarzenegger has refuted rumours that he will be in India in the month of November, and termed such reports as "fake news".
2019-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cleric held from Bareilly in Kamlesh Tiwari murder case
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh ATS has arrested a cleric from Bareilly, alleged to be in touch with the killers of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bond film 'No Time To Die' readying 3 different endings
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Three different endings are being shot for the upcoming James Bond film, "No Time To Die", in a bid to avoid plot details from being leaked.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kurds throw rotten fruits at US troops leaving Syria
Damascus, Oct 22 (IANS) As US troops started withdrawing from the Turkey-Syrian border, Kurds from both the countries threw rotten fruits and stones at the 500-strong convoy.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
BJP to discuss Maha, Haryana post-poll scenarios on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Even with exit polls across the spectrum predicting a BJP comeback in Maharashtra and Haryana a day after voting concluded in the two states, the saffron party will discuss the likely post-poll scenarios on Tuesday evening.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Syria offensive to resume if Kurds don't withdraw'
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkey has threatened to resume its offensive on the northern Syrian border if Kurdish militias do not clear the area for the creation of a safe zone on Tuesday, which marks the end of the agreed five-day ceasefire.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Job seekers judged on social status by speech mannerism: Study
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Candidates at job interviews expect to be evaluated on their experience, conduct, and ideas, but now a new study provides evidence that interviewees are judged based on their social status seconds after they start to speak.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
New method to predict pregnancy disorder developed
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a simple, low-cost way to predict preeclampsia, one of the leading causes of maternal-foetal mortality worldwide.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
'Padosan','Andaz Apna Apna' make it to IFFI
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Bollywood entertainers such as "Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi", "Padosan" and "Andaz Apna Apna" are among films scheduled for the Open Air Screening segment at the upcoming edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which will be held from November 20 to 28 in Goa.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Federer celebrates match No. 1500 with a win
Basel (Switzerland), Oct 22 (IANS) Roger Federer registered a commanding straight sets victory over German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk in what was the Swiss legend's 1500th career match in the opening round of the ATP Swiss indoors in Basel.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
Happy with SC order, manufactured apprehensions laid to rest: Anirudh Chaudhry
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Hearing the BCCI matter, the Supreme Court bench comprising Justices S.A. Bobde and L. Nageswara Rao on Tuesday not only directed the Committee of Administrators (CoA) -- appointed by the SC for the purpose of running the BCCI administration -- to demit office once the new office bearers take charge, but also said that there will be a final hearing in the matter on November 27-28.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Immune cells rewire, repair brain while we sleep: Study
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that immune cells called microglia, which play an important role in reorganising the connections between nerve cells, fighting infections, and repairing damage, are also primarily active while we sleep.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
PM meets Abhijit Banerjee, says India proud of his accomplishments
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and said, "India is proud of his accomplishments".
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kohli & Shastri's support has helped in new role as opener: Rohit
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Rohit Sharma, who was designated as India's opener for the three-Test series against South Africa, has insisted that it has been great start for him as a top-order batsman and he doesn't want to let it go.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Ready to visit Riyadh to settle differences: Zarif
Tehran, Oct 22 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that he was ready to visit Saudi Arabia to help reduce the ongoing tensions between Riyadh and Tehran if suitable conditions existed, a media report said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
MG Hector receives Apple Car Play update
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) MG Hector on Tuesday received the first over-the-air (OTA) software update that adds new features such as Apple Car Play and enhances the overall user experience with technological enhancements.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Social media norms: SC allows transfer of pleas from HCs to apex court
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Accepting Facebook's plea, the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed transfer of various petitions, related to guidelines for regulation of the social media in India, from different high courts to the top court.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Post IT raids godman Kalki Bhagavan claims to be 'more powerful'
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Refuting some media reports self-styled godman Kalki Bhagavan in a video message to his devotees said he has not fled the country but in fact has turned more powerful after the Income Tax raids.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
IBM 'Watson Anywhere' to help Indian firms scale AI on any Cloud
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Tech giant IBM on Tuesday announced new innovations to further advance its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven intelligent cognitive approach "Watson Anywhere" that will help Indian enterprises scale AI across any Cloud and wherever the data resides.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Indian banking, securities IT spending to grow 9% in 2020
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Spending by the banking and securities sector in India will total $11 billion in 2020, an increase of 9.1 per cent from 2019, as the sectors continue to increase its investments in digital business, said a latest forecast by Gartner Inc. on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Sheep with famously large fleece dies in Australia
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Chris, a merino sheep famed for once being discovered with the world's heaviest fleece, has died, his care-takers at a farm in Australia said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi govt to redesign PWD roads with international design
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi government will redesign atleast nine PWD roads in the city with international standards, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jt. counter op centre of R&AW, IB, NIA & police in Punjab (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Pakistan's concentrated effort to stoke terrorism in Punjab, India has decided to strengthen inter-agency cooperation by creating a joint counter operation centre of security agencies, including Punjab Police in the state, sources said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
ED arrests Mirchi aide Humayun Merchant in money laundering case
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A week after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) revealed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel's deals with late Iqbal Mirchi, a close aide of Pakistan-based underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, the agency on Tuesday said it has arrested Humayun Merchant, who handled Mirchi's real estate businesses.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Deepika becomes flag-bearer of Modi's 'Bharat ki Laxmi' initiative
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone along with wold badminton champion P.V. Sindhu will be representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign 'Bharat Ki Laxmi', which celebrates womanhood.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hrithik, Tiger thrilled as 'War' enters Rs 300 cr-club
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff starrer high octane action movie "War" has minted over Rs 300 crore in India. The actors are over the moon with the love the film has received since its release October 2.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Johnson publishes his Brexit Withdrawal Bill
London, Oct 22 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has published his 110-page Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill just hours before MPs were scheduled debate it in House of Commons on Tuesday, in an attempt to avoid another delay and take the country out of the European Union (EU) by October 31.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
No solution in sight as TSRTC employees' strike enters 18th day
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The striking employees of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) adopted a novel way to protest on Tuesday as their indefinite strike entered the 18th day.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Dhoni riskiest celebrity searched online: McAfee
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Former India cricket captain M.S. Dhoni is the most dangerous of "search for online" celebrities who lead such search results, exposing Internet users to malicious websites and malware, an annual report by McAfee said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Post 370, J&K, Ladakh govt employees to get 7th pay panel benefits
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) In a major relief after the abrogation of the Article 370 of the Constitution on August 6, now the government employees of the newly created Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir as well as Ladakh will get all the Central Pay Commission benefits from October 31.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy
Nandan Nilekani steps in to soothe Infosys investors
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) In an attempt to soothe investor sentiments, Infosys Chairman Nandan Nilekani on Tuesday assured investigations to the "fullest extent" into allegations of unethical practices against its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy by some anonymous employees of the company.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CoA to demit office once new BCCI team takes charge: SC
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Committee of Administrators (CoA) appointed by it for the purpose of running the BCCI administration, to demit the office as their term ends once the new office bearers take charge.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai Metro ferries 600 mn commuters in 65 months
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, the Reliance Infrastructure-promoted Mumbai Metro One Ltd (MMOPL) has ferried over 600 million commuters in just 65 months of operations, a spokesperson said here on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
'Lord of the Rings' series gets it main villain
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" star Joseph Mawle has joined the team of Amazon Studios' upcoming "Lord Of The Rings" series in the role of main villain.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dhoni joins team post SA series win in Ranchi
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Former skipper M.S. Dhoni on Tuesday joined the Indian team in Ranchi following their emphatic victory over South Africa in the third and final Test at the JSCA International Complex.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Animal bones found in stomaches of Goa stray cattle
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Days after Goa's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo claimed that stray cattle in the state's coastal belt have "turned non-vegetarian", trustee of a cow shelter where such animals are being relocated, has confirmed the unusual trend.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Have to be multi-dimensional to be world best, says Kohli
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Following India's comprehensive victory over India in the three-Test series over South Africa, skipper Virat Kohli reiterated the importance of being multi-dimensional and being ready for the challenges at all times.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Sreekumar Menon says will cooperate with police on actress' complaint
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) Malayalam filmmaker Sreekumar Menon on Tuesday assured actress Manju Warrier that he will cooperate with the police on her complaint against him. In a Facebook post, Menon said he came to know about her complaint from friends and the media.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trudeau's Liberals win Canadian general elections (2nd Lead)
Ottawa, Oct 22 (IANS) Incumbent Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has emerged victorious in the tightly contested general elections, and will return to power as a minority government, media reports said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Navy capable of thwarting threat from enemy: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy is capable of thwarting any threat from enemy countries and has taken various steps to ensure that 26/11 type terror incidents never happen again, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kohli for 5 Test centres amid poor numbers on India stands
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Even though India registered an emphatic win over South Africa in the third Test in Ranchi, skipper Virat Kohli was not impressed with the number of fans turing out at the JSCA Stadium in M.S. Dhoni's hometown and thus mooted the idea of having five dedicated Test centres in the country that will encourage people to come and watch the match at the stadia.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Katrina calls Nayanthara 'gorgeous south superstar'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has collaborated with sothern superstar Nayanthara for promotion of her make-up line Kay Beauty and heaped her with praises.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Uber launches 'public transport' in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) San Francisco-based ride hailing major Uber on Tuesday launched its public transport service in Delhi, the ninth city globally and the first in Asia to have the feature.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Naruhito officially proclaims himself Emperor of Japan
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Japan's Emperor Naruhito proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne on Tuesday and promised to respect the country's constitution and fulfil all his responsibilities.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Pak Pak may use Kartarpur Corridor to fuel pro-Khalistan campaign
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With Kartarpur Corridor set to be operationalised, there are fears that the initiative may be used by Pakistan to promote its pro-Khalistan agenda.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Infosys techies complaints before audit committee: Nilekani
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Infosys techies complaints flagging unethical business practices by Infosys Chief Executive Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer Nilanjan Roy have been placed before an Audit Committee, said Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani in a statement on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google, Gmail will now share single profile photo
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Google has started combining G Suite users' Gmail photos with their Google account profile photos.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ex-Microsoft Office, Cortana executive to head Google G Suite
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) In its bid to take on Microsoft Office, Google has hired former Microsoft Executive Javier Soltero to run its G Suite business, which includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive and more.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
European regulators delay lifting 737 MAX grounding order
Chicago, Oct 22 (IANS) European air-safety regulators have officially shelved the idea of lifting the grounding order of the Boeing 737 MAX jets simultaneously with the US, according to informed sources, a significant setback to American regulators' desire for a coordinated global response.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Upcoming Twitter policy to fight deepfake videos
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Twitter is working on a new policy to tackle deepfake videos on its platform that will address the content which could threaten someone's physical safety or lead to offline harm.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
11-yr-old gets evicted from chess tourney, father seeks explanation
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) and Tamil Nadu State Chess Association (TNSCA) are maintaining an inexplicable silence on the emotional abuse of 11-year old boy at a chess tourney, his sad father has written to AICF President seeking the reason for his son's explusion.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Sensex down 135 pts, Nifty IT index down 3.70%
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Investors distanced themselves from Infosys on the BSE during Tuesday's trade dragging the benchmark Sensex lower by 135 points.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
What to buy on Dhanteras
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) Dhanteras is considered to be the most auspicious day to shop for jewellery. To help you make the right choice, Narendra Kumar, Creative Director at Amazon Fashion, suggests some of the trending jewellery styles to help ease your dilemma of buying the perfect piece of jewellery for you and your loved ones.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
I stick to certain aesthetics: Diana Penty
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Diana Penty says she likes to experiment with her looks when it comes to fashion, but at the same time ensures restricting to her aesthetics. In an interview with IANSlife, the "Happy Bhag Jayegi" actress talks about her style mantra, fashion preferences and more.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Naturally Naturals
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) What sprouted as an idea of serving handmade fruit ice cream with a stand alone store in Mumbais famous Juhu is now a brand with pan India presence which envisions Rs 500 crore turnover by 2025. Naturals Ice Cream was started by Raghunandan Kamath in 1984 after he realised the scope for making fruit and dry fruit-based ice cream, inspired by kulfi. And over the years, the brand became synonymous with interesting fruit ice cream flavours like sitaphal, lychee, coconut, etc., and may soon introduce low fat vegan ice creams.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Keep the festivities joyful for your skin
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) October, the month of festive joy, can be harsh on your skin with less time for skincare, increased pollution and of course, more calorie intake.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Yogi to gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 22 (IANS) When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya on Saturday for the 'Deepotsav' programme, he will gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to the people of the holy city.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Who is Bezos? Asks US student as Amazon CEO stands next to him
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Jeff Bezos may be the richest person on Earth, but for a high school student in the US capital, the Amazon CEO is just an ordinary man and there is "no big deal" if he is around on a surprise visit.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Infosys shares plunge 15% on whistleblower letter
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Infosys shares opened with severe losses and plunged 15 per cent on Tuesday, following a whistleblower complaint alleging "unethical practices" by the companys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Infosys must act with urgency, calm investors, workers first: Experts as stock tumbles
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) As Infosys (NYSE: INFY) reels from the onslaught of a whistleblower complaint alleging "unethical practices" by the companys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy, crisis communications experts are recommending the firm must act with a "sense of urgency" with respect to at least two critical audiences -- investors and employees -- for effective damage control at a time when Infosys reputation is on the line in full view of its global stakeholders.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Not just 1 or 2, every player chipped in against SA: Shastri
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Following India's commanding performance in the three-Test series against South Africa which they won 3-0, head coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday emphasized that it was a complete team effort and not just performance from certain individuals that helped them register their record 11th Test series win at home.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
This Indian team under Virat is tough, dominated us completely: Faf
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis has admitted that they were dominated by India in all the three departments in the three-match series which the hosts won 3-0.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
SC grants bail to Chidambaram in INX Media corruption case
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to former Finance minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Nationalism dominates SL prez poll campaign: Analysts
Colombo, Oct 22 (IANS) Ahead of the Noverber 16 presidential election in Sri Lanka, hopefuls were making a strong national security pitch to woo voters in a polarized campaign focused on the April 21 Easter Sunday suicide bombings that claimed 260 lives, according to political analysts.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Reinterpreter of Mythologies
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) She vividly remembers a childhood spent amidst scents of different small towns; the yawning pace of life, a household that held literature dear. And how at her uncle's house in Kangra, conversations around Pahari paintings and Indian miniature were a part of daily conversation.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Banking ops affected due to bankers strike
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Nearly 3,00,000 bankers in public and private sector banks refused work on Tuesday across the nation protesting merger of 10 government banks into four, affecting normal banking operations, claimed All India Bank Employees' Union (AIBEA).
2019-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Yogi to gift projects worth Rs 373.69 to Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 22 (IANS) When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya on Saturday for the 'Deepotsav' programme, he will gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to the people of the holy city.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Chile mass riots toll increases to 12
Santiago, Oct 22 (IANS) The death toll in the mass riots that has gripped Chile over the government's move to increase the local metro fares, has increased to 12, authorities said.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Kartarpur project a positive development amid Indo-Pak tension
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) At a time when relations between India and Pakistan are going through extreme chill amid occasional military escalation, the prospective operationalisation of the Kartarpur Corridor next month stands out as one positive development.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Microsoft acquires Cloud file migration provider Mover
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Microsoft has acquired leading Cloud file migration provider Mover for an undisclosed sum.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Nicobar Islands
New Delhi , Oct 22 (IANS) An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolted Nicobar Islands early Tuesday morning.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Biden maintains double-digit lead in Democratic race
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Former US Vice President Joe Biden has maintained a double-digit lead over the other Democratic contenders for the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Vadra admitted in Noida hospital for back pain
Noida/ New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi, was admitted in a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Noida after he complained of severe back pain, party sources said.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Netflix expands its comedy slate in India
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Streaming giant Netflix has partnered with eight Indian stand-up comedians, including Vir Das, Kenny Sebastian and Amit Tandon, to create a diverse set of comic acts in different formats and multiple languages.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Imran inaugurates China Hub power plant
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the 1,320 megawatt China Hub power plant, which is one of the primary projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
2019-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Kartarpur Corridor: Already mired in dispute
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Even before its inauguration, the Kartarpur Corridor has got mired in a dispute with Pakistan unrelenting on making the pilgrimage to one of the holiest Sikh shrines free of any charges.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
India thrash SA in Ranchi, clinch Test series 3-0
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) India registered an emphatic victory over South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third and final Test at the JSCA Stadium on Tuesday to clinch their first-ever series whitewash over the Proteas.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
In a first, 26-yr-old DMD patient in UP survives with stem cell therapy
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a deadly genetic disorder, 99.9 per cent people suffering from which, die between the age of 13 to 23 years. However, in a first, a 26-year-old patient from Lucknow has survived DMD by regularly taking stem cells for the last five years.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Ex-BJP MLA cries love jihad, daughter counters in video
Bhopal, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Bhopal, Surender Nath Singh has accused Congress MLA Arif Masood of being involved in a 'Love Jihad' case, which has resulted in the disappearance of his 26-year-old daughter.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Pakistan to implement FATF action plan by February'
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to fully implementing its action plan to counter money laundering and terrorist financing by February 2020 and get the country out of the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) grey list, a government adviser said.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
'Deepotsav' makes people go back to 'diyas'
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) This Diwali, it is back to basics. Potters across Uttar Pradesh are working overtime to make earthen "diyas" that were lost to Chinese lamps and lanterns in the past years. But, now people are again picking up the diyas.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Robert Vadra admitted at Noida hospital
Noida, Oct 22 (IANS) Robert Vadra, husband of Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, has been admitted at Noida's Metro Hospital.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ailing Sharif rushed to hospital for check-up
Lahore, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was rushed to a hospital here after his health condition deteriorated, a media report said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Facebook removes more fake Russian, Iranian accounts
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Facebook has removed multiple fake accounts that originated in Iran and Russia and targeted the US, North Africa and Latin America before elections.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
US firm unrelated to India using Sanskrit name threatens Trump
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) An American clothing company with no connections to India that uses the Sanskrit name 'Dhvani', has launched a media campaign showing violence against President Donald Trump, causing confusion and problems for Indian cultural organisations.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Delhi is India's crime capital, latest govt data shows
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Is Delhi a safe place to live? The unprecedented increase in crime, registered in the national capital, suggests that the city is gradually turning into Chicago, with cases of heinous crimes like rape and murder, almost double and triple of Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trudeau's Liberals poised to form minority govt
Ottawa, Oct 22 (IANS) Incumbent Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party was poised to form a minority government after securing enough votes in a tightly contested general elections, media reports said.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa steps down
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Bengaluru-based and Ratan Tata-backed home furnishing company Urban Ladder's co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa has announced to step down from his role.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CWAB chief ready to quit as B'desh players seek his resignation
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) Amidst the strike called by Bangladesh players, Naimur Rahman has said that he is ready to resign from his post of Cricketers Welfare Association of Bangladesh (CWAB) president.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Paris 2024 unveils new Olympic and Paralymic emblem
Paris, Oct 22 (IANS) The Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralymic Games Paris 2024 has unveiled its new emblem.
2019-10-22
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
STF seizes car used by Kamlesh Tiwari's killer
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Special Investigation Team (SIT) is closing in on the killers of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three of a family found dead in Prayagraj
Prayagraj, Oct 22 (IANS) Three members of a family were found dead inside their residence in Prayagraj, police said.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP Police to begin registration of senior citizens
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police has decided to start the registration of senior citizens in the state in an attempt to ensure their safety and security.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Shops fined for running business during bypolls in Lucknow
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) As many as 23 shops and commercial enterprises in Lucknow were fined for keeping their business open on the voting day for bypolls in the Lucknow Cantt Assembly seat on Monday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
BCCI sees working group formation as Manohar's wish for another term in ICC
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The recent ICC board meetings might have been highlighted by Zimbabwes reinstatement in international cricket, but a major development that has shocked the Board of Control for Cricket in Indias (BCCI) new set of office bearers is the formation of a working group -- led by Cricket Australias Earl Eddings -- minus any representation from India.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Singh brothers ran 7 shady firms as one entity to defraud RFL (IANS Exclusive-3)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing FIR against the Singh Brothers in the Religare Group fraud case shows their chicanery and duplicity. It points out to how Modland, Platinum, Prius and ANR -- entities controlled by Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) and Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) -- acted as a single economic entity.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Former footballers had higher chance of dementia: Study
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Professional footballers have a three-and-a-half times higher chance of suffering from degenerative diseases such as dementia and Parkinsons, a study by the University of Glasgow has revealed.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Nothing unconstitutional about dividing J&K: Salve
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Harish Salve, perhaps Indias foremost constitutional lawyer, has said that its unlikely that the Supreme Court will hold the Modi governments treatment of Article 370 or the division and demotion of Jammu and Kashmir unconstitutional.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Macy's to stop fur sale by end of FY 2020
Cincinnati, Oct 22 (IANS) Premium American retailer Macy's, Inc. will stop selling fur by the end of fiscal 2020, it announced in a statement.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
UN Security Council condemns mosque attack in Afghanistan
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) The UN Security Council has strongly condemned Friday's terrorist attack inside a mosque in Afghanistan.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
US forces move 1,500 IS women from Syria to Iraq
Damascus, Oct 22 (IANS) The US forces in Syria have moved more than 1,500 Islamic State (IS) women from Syria to Iraq since Turkey launched an assault in northern Syria on October 9, state news agency SANA reported.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Defence/Security
US stocks close higher amid trade optimism
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) US stocks closed higher as optimism around China-US trade talks lifted investors' sentiment.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Trump says to keep small group of US troops in parts of Syria
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that the United States would keep a limited military presence in Syria to "secure the oil," without elaborating on the troop numbers.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Saand Ki Aankh' aims well but misses bullseye (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2)
"Saand Ki Aankh"; Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar, Vineet Kumar, Prakash Jha; Direction: Tushar Hiranandani; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and half stars)
2019-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
British govt publishes Brexit deal bill ahead of key debate
London, Oct 22 (IANS) The British government has published its Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill ahead of the beginning of a key Commons debate on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Kate Beckinsale thinks she looks like Ryan Reynolds
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale thinks she looks like actor Ryan Reynolds "in a shocking way".
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Four policemen killed in IS attack at Iraqi oilfield
Baghdad, Oct 22 (IANS) Four policemen were killed and five others wounded in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's central province of Salahudin, a police officer said.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Iraq,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Hilary Duff struggles with son's homework
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress-singer Hilary Duff, a former child star, is back to books again. This time for her child. She admits she struggles with her son Lucas second grade homework.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Germany remains Croatia's most important economic partner'
Zagreb, Oct 22 (IANS) Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has said that Germany is Croatia's most important economic partner and the doors are still open to German investors.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Croatia,Politics
Russia denies emergency due to missile launch failure
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Russian Defense Ministry has denied a report that an emergency situation occurred during the recent Grom-2019 (Thunder-2019) drills, after one of its submarines failed to launch a ballistic missile.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
B'wood hopes for better future of Maharashtra after voting
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actors Aamir Khan, Salman Khan were among many Bollywood celebrities who had cast their vote for Maharashtra assembly polls. All of them hoped the election process would ensure a better future for Maharashtra and the city of Mumbai.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Gul Panag poses in 18-year-old dress
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Gul Panag has posted a picture of herself in an 18-year-old dress on Instagram, and made the point that the whole idea of not repeating a dress doesn't quite matter to her.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gabriel Luna's PDA with wife Smaranda has Korean fans awestruck
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Gabriel Luna plays the villainous Terminator Rev 9 in the upcoming movie "Terminator: Dark Fate", but in real life he holds strong emotions for humans, especially towards his wife, actress Smaranda Luna. Gabriel's recent appearance at a fan event in Seoul is a proof of that.
2019-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,International
Canada's polling places open for general election
Toronto, Canada, Oct 22 (IANS) The polling stations have opened in Canada for the general elections being held on Monday in which voters will elect the 338 lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
UN Security Council delegation visits South Sudan
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) A Security Council delegation has just wrapped up a visit to South Sudan to support the peace process there, which is at a critical stage just three weeks before the deadline for the formation of a transitional government.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ayushmann Khurrana joins fight against child sexual abuse
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has teamed up with the government and UNICEF to speak up against sexual abuse of children.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Death in prison increased by 5.49 % in 2017 against 2015
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The number of deaths in prisons has increased marginally from 1,584 in 2015 to 1,671 in 2017, having surged by 5.49 per cent during 2017, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) stated on Monday. The Bureau also found that there is a minuscule increase in deaths inside prisons in 2017 as compared to 2016.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parth Samthaan back with another music video
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) After featuring in videos of songs like "Nishaa" and "Tu jo kahe", "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" actor Parth Samthaan is back with another music video.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Guru Randhawa recreates his own track 'Outfit'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Guru Randhawa has re-composed his own 2015 track "Outfit" for the film "Ujda Chaman".
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ayushmann Khurrana invests in men's grooming brand
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor-star-singer Ayushmann Khurrana has turned an investor for the first time. He has invested in Helios Lifestyle Private Ltd, the start-up behind men's grooming products brand The Man Company.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Crimes up 3% in 2017, kidnapping on rise: NCRB report
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The latest annual crime data, "Crime in India-2017", released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), on Monday, revealed that there was an increase of 3.6 per cent in criminal cases in 2017 compared to 2016 when 50 lakh cases of cognisable offences were lodged across the country.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
62% voter turnout registered in Jhabua bypolls in MP
Jhabua, Oct 21 (IANS) The bypolls in Jhabua assembly constituency of Madhya Pradesh on Monday recorded 61.92 per cent voter turnout.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Neena Gupta's throwback pic from set of 'Daddy'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Neena Gupta has shared a throwback picture from the set of Mahesh Bhatt's 1989 film, "Daddy" on Instagram, and fans of an entire generation have been transported to a nostalgic trip.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NCRB releases 'Crime in India-2017' data
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday released its annual publication "Crime in India-2017".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Army carries out integrated fire power exercise in desert
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Army on Monday carried out a fire power exercise in the desert sector showcasing its capabilities, proficiency and operational preparedness, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
BA airhostess suspended after drunk friend's Singapore brawl
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) British Airways (BA) has suspended an air hostess after her drunk boyfriend got into a fight with a pilot.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
One injured in blast in train in Karnataka railway station
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) A minor blast in an express train at Hubbali railway station in Karnataka injured one person, a police official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fan breaches security cordon, touches de Kock's feet
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Fans breaching the security barrier to enter the playing field has become the latest trend in India.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Raj CM busy saving chair, setting shop for son: BJP
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid the by-elections to two Assembly seats in Rajasthan, BJP state chief Satish Poonia came down heavily on Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Tripura's ex-Minister found in hospital after 6 days' hunt
Agartala, Oct 21 (IANS) Former PWD Minister and top Left leader Badal Choudhury, whom police was hunting frantically for the past six days in an alleged corruption case, was found in a private hospital late on Monday night "in mysterious circumstances", police said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Siachen thrown open to tourists 35 years after Operation Meghdoot
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) About 35 years after it was closed down for civilians, Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, was on Monday declared open for tourists by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in a major decision ahead of the creation of the Union Territory of Ladakh where the region is located.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Facebook announces new tools to protect 2020 US elections
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Stung by spread of fake news and privacy violations, Facebook on Monday announced several new tools to protect 2020 US elections from being manipulated by nation-state bad actors, and avoid the repeat of 2018 presidential elections hit by Russian interference.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Kamal Nath seeks Rs 6,621 cr to aid victims of heavy rains
New Delhi/Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Monday and gave a memorandum to him requesting to release Rs 6,621 crore as an assistance to compensate for the loss due to excessive rainfall in the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SRK's witty jibe at K.jo's heels
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter and take a witty jibe while lauding filmmaker and old friend Karan Johar's gender neutral style sense.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kohli surpasses Azhar, enforces follow-on for 8th time
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli has surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin as the Indian captain who has enforced follow-on most number of times after he asked South Africa to bat again on Day 3 of the third Test here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
No let-up in HAL strike as stand-off continues
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) The indefinite strike by the workers of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision continued on the 8th day, with the trade unions and management hardening their positions, an official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Confusion around eligibility for lower MAT, clarity sought
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Even after a month of the government announcing a slash in corporate tax through an ordinance, confusion remains around the definition of manufacturer and business activities that would qualify for concessional minimum alternate tax (MAT) of 15 per cent.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maharashtra sees over 60% turnout in star-studded polls (Intro Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Starting on a morning low, at the close of voting hours, Maharashtra on Monday recorded an estimated 60.46 per cent turnout for elections to 288 Assembly seats, with a high-octane dosage of glamour and power evident all day through.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Raj CM to take action for delay in Kalisindh Power Project
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Monday approved the proposal for increasing the cost of Kalisindh Thermal Power Project (Unit 1 and 2) in Jhalawar district from Rs 9,479.51 crore to Rs 9,680.03 crore and issued directions to take action against officers and firms which delayed the project leading to its cost escalation.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Business/Economy
ISL: NorthEast snatch a point from Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Defending champions Bengaluru FC were held to a goalless draw by a spirited NorthEast United FC in their opening game of the Indian Super League (ISL) Season 6 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Railways to carry Amazon consignments for 3 months
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bid to increase revenue through the non-fare sources, the railways has decided to allow carriage to goods of e-commerce giant Amazon on a pilot basis for three months during the non-peak hours, officials said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
INX Media case: Court accepts CBI chargesheet against Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday took cognisance of the chargesheet filed against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case. The court asked for the former minister to be presented before it on October 24.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Smriti meets nonagenarian voter, urges people to vote
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani, who was in Mumbai to caste her vote in the Maharashtra Assembly elections, met a 93-year-old ex-army man and had a warm interaction with him.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Traders oppose laser show for pollution free Delhi in CP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Just days after the Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a laser show from October 26 to 29 at Connaught place's Central park, the traders here have started to register their protest against the event.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ours is the only non-corrupt government: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed the BJP for being a 'corrupt political party' and said his government turned out to be the only non-corrupt government in the history of politics.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Haryana record 65% polling
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Sixty-five per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members to the state Assembly amidst minor skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
Chhattisgarh's Chitrakot records over 77% polling
Raipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Scheduled Tribe reserved Chitrakot assembly seat in restive Bastar region on Monday recorded higher turnout of 77.40 per cent polling amid completely peaceful polling.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National
Trainer plane catches fire in Amethi, pilot safe
Amethi, Oct 21 (IANS) A trainer aircraft on Monday skidded off the runway while landing at the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) in Fursatganj of Uttar Pradesh's Amethi. The pilot jumped off the aircraft to save himself, sources said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhaskar Hazarika: Cultural stereotyping outcome of ignorance
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) National award-winning Assamese filmmaker Bhaskar Hazarika says that though he comes from the Northeast, which has been stereotyped and remains underrepresented in the mainstream Bollywood, as a storyteller he does not want to limit himself as a aflagbearer of northeastern culture' because he believes that astereotyping a community' is a result of ignorance.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Business to be backbone of India-US relationship: Jaishankar
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian External Minister Affairs S. Jaishankar on Monday said that going forward, the backbone of India-US relations will be strong business relations between the two countries.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Haryana registers 64% turnout, Maharashtra 58%: EC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Sixty-four per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members of the Assembly amidst minor skirmishes, while Maharashtra, which started on low-to-moderate voting, registered 58 per cent by the evening to its 288 seats, the Election Commission said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Desi firms to supply defence equipment worth Rs 3,300 cr
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Union government approved procurement of equipment worth Rs 3,300 crore from private Indian defence firms in a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) that was held in New Delhi on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards
Bengaluru/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech,Technology
Djokovic will compete in 2019 Davis Cup Finals
Belgrade, Oct 21 (IANS) Novak Djokovic, world No 1, will steer Serbia in the 2019 Davis Cup Finals to be held in Madrid, the Serbian Tennis Federation announced on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
Dakar Rally is a one-off attempt: Alonso
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Spanish racing driver Fernando Alonso, two-time Formula 1 world champion and the FIA World Endurance Championship title-holder, said on Monday that his upcoming participation in the Dakar Rally is 'a one-off attempt' and did not consider it to be part of his plans for the future.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Infosys shares may slip on Tuesday, say analysts
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Infosys shares might open with heavy losses on Tuesday, after a letter by anonymous employees surfaced, accusing its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy of unethical practices for several quarters.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Brexit: Commons Speaker says no to request for vote on deal
London, Oct 21 (IANS) House of Commons Speaker John Bercow on Monday refused a government request to hold a "yes" or "no" vote on its Brexit deal.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
BJP looks set to continue winning streak in Haryana, Maha
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The BJP on Monday looked set to maintain its winning streak in Maharashtra and Haryana, with the IANS-CVoter Exit Poll predicting a massive victory for the party in the Assembly elections in the two states where it is already in power.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
DHFL forensic audit reveals Rs 20k cr diversion: Report
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A forensic audit of DHFL (Dewan Housing Finance Ltd) by KPMG, commissioned by lenders to the non-banking finance company (NBFC) has found a diversion of Rs 20,000 crore to private entities of the promoters through the use of "box companies", according to a report by Moneylife.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Seven violent incidents reported during Haryana polls
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) The voting for 90 Assembly constituencies of Haryana concluded with over half a dozen incidents of violence on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National
It is just good work, I'm happy: Abhijit Banerjee's mother
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Waiting eagerly for her son to come home after winning the Nobel, Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee's mother says it is his late father's rationality and sobriety which has rubbed off on his son making him so balanced and matured in handling criticism as also fame. An award like Nobel, she says, is recognition for good work, but not something "one should go on dancing about".
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
SC accepts Centre's plan to rebuild Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a U-turn, the Supreme Court on Monday accepted the Centre's proposal to reconstruct permanent Guru Ravidas Temple - at the same site where it was demolished in August -- in the protected land of Tughlaqabad forest area here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Shopmatic, PayU ink deal to provide additional payment option
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) International e-commerce firm Shopmatic on Monday said it has signed a strategic partnership with PayU, which will enable providing customers an additional payment option for selling products.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Swiss VP meets Goyal to discuss ways to modernise railways
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Switzerland Vice President Simonetta Sommaruga on Monday called on Union Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to discuss ways to boost cooperation between the two nations and to modernise railways. Sommaruga met Piyush Goyal in the rail bhawan here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Technology,Business/Economy
India slams Pak for unilaterally stopping postal services
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Monday launched a scathing attack on Pakistan for suspending postal mails exchange, with Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad saying it has been done unilaterally and without prior information, in contravention of global postal rules.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Apple begins iPhone XR production in India
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a big impetus for its India manufacturing dream, Apple has started production of its highly successful iPhone XR in the country.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Shami, Umesh kept the situation under control: Gavaskar
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former India captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said that Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav kept it tight from both ends in the third and final Test against South Africa here, meaning the batsmen did not get easy runs.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Army foils infiltration bid by 100 Pak terrorists
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Army on Sunday foiled infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir by around 100 terrorists holed up at six launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, just around eight kilometres from the Line of Control, losing three lives - two armymen and a civilian, sources said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Rajasthan: 69.62% polling Mandava, 62.61% in Khinvsar (2nd Lead)
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) A total of 69.62 per cent voting was reported in Mandava on Monday till 6 p.m. while Khinvsar recorded 62.61 per cent polling.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
AMU to tie up with wildlife dept on conservation efforts
Aligarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Research scholars in the Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, will now share their expertise with Uttar Pradesh's wildlife department. The experts will lend a helping hand in the conservation of many species on the verge of extinction in the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Infosys CEO mocks 2 directors as 'Madrasis', recall techies
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Infosys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parkih, who turned the fortunes of the global software vendor, is learnt to have mocked two independent directors of the company as "Madrasis", said unnamed ethical employees in a letter to the board.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Ticket prices as low as Rs 50 for India-Bangladesh Eden Test
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bid to ensure more spectators come to watch the India-Bangladesh second Test match here next month, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Monday slashed the ticket prices with the minimum being as low as Rs 50.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Major construction work on 61 border roads complete: BRO
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) More than two-thirds of the work on construction of 61 roads to connect remote areas on India's eastern border with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is complete, sources in the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) said in New Delhi on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BSNL revival plan expected in a month: Chairman
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The government's plan on reviving telecom company BSNL is expected to be in the public domain within a month and 4G spectrum will be allocated to the firm by the end of this year, BSNL Chairman and MD P.K. Purwar said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Broad contours of Indo-US trade deal resolved: Goyal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hinting at an early announcement of the first set of agreements under the proposed India-US trade deal, Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that India and the US have resolved the broad contours of the proposed agreement.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Maharashtra notches star-studded 57% voting (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Starting on a morning low, at the close of voting hours, Maharashtra recorded an estimated 57 per cent turnout for elections to 288 assembly seats, with a high-octane dosage of glamour and power evident all day through, here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
BSNL partners YuppTV for video streaming service
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and over-the-top (OTT) content platform YuppTV on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding to offer bundled video content to broadband subscribers of the telecom operator to take on rivals Jio and Airtel.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gourmet Kashmiri restaurant opens in Lutyens' Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Interested in Kashmiri cuisine. Well, Lutyens' Delhi has finally got its own exclusive stand alone Kashmiri cuisine restaurant this week, at the prestigious Kashmir House at 5, Prithviraj Road.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
AIMPLB challenges law on triple talaq
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act which criminalise practice of triple talaq.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Surprise emergency drill held at 'nuclear island' Kalpakkam
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 8,000 persons were involved in a surprise exercise for checking the emergency preparedness of the atomic power units in Kalpakkam on Monday, an official statement said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Technology
SC acquits man of rape charges as victim turns hostile
New Delhi, 21 Oct (IANS) The Supreme Court has acquitted a man convicted, fifteen years ago, by trial court for raping a woman, whose statement did not appear trustworthy.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Editor of Bengali daily Bartamaan passes away
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Subha Dutta, the editor of leading Bengali daily 'Bartamaan', died at a private hospital here on Monday following prolonged illness. Dutta, 67, is survived her daughter and son-in-law.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Media
SC to deliver order on Chidambaram's bail plea on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court will deliver its order on the bail plea of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX media case on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Union Minister launches CCRT's e-portal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture & Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel on Monday launched the e-portal of Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) 'Digital Bharat Digital Sanskriti' and CCRT YouTube Channel.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India not a 'dumping market': Madhav at Indo-US conclave
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) An Indo-US forum held in New Delhi on Monday witnessed an unusual war of words between BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav and former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice after the former asserted that India is in a better relationship with China as compared to the US.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
How to take care of baby's skin during winter
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With winter just around the corner, the need for extra care and nourishment for the babys skin becomes a top priority for a mother.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Massive turnout in Meghalaya by-election
Shillong, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting in the assembly by-election in Meghalaya's Shella constituency passed off peacefully on Monday with 84.56 per cent of the total 29,542 electorate casting their votes.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Odisha approves Rs 3,208 cr to make Puri heritage city
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet on Monday approved Rs 3,208 crore under the ABADHA scheme to make Puri a world-class heritage city.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National
Start-ups to get access to GeM portal for selling products
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technnology (Meity) will scale up the availability of products and services of start-ups on GeM or Government eMarketplace platform where ministries, PSUs and departments can be prospective buyers.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Dream debut for any player who does it at home: Nadeem
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem on Monday said that it would be a 'dream debut' for any cricketer who does it on his home ground. Nadeem's dream of playing for India was fulfilled on Saturday when he made his international debut in the third Test against South Africa here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Nadal to lead Spain's Davis Cup team
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreno, Feliciano Lopez and Marcel Granollers have been called up by captain Sergi Bruguera to represent Spain in the Davis Cup Finals to be held in Madrid on November 18-24.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
ISL: Jamshedpur to face Odisha in campaign opener (Lead, Correcting headline)
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Heading into their third Indian Super League (ISL) season, Jamshedpur FC will look to secure a spot in the playoffs after narrowly missing out in the last two years. The Men of Steel will get their season under way with a clash with Odisha FC at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Curbs on laser lights, drones, live shows in DDA's hotel/farmhouses party policy
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) High-intensity laser lights and flying of drones would be restricted, permission will be mandatory for live performances and 50 per cent area, in case of farmhouses, earmarked for soft parking, says the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) in its policy for holding civil functions in hotels, farmhouses and low density residential areas (LDRA) in the capital.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
No money to pay September salaries, TSRTC tells HC (Lead, correcting para 2)
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) State-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) told the Telangana High Court that it has no money to pay salaries for September to the employees, whose indefinite strike continued on 17th day on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
292 cops including 67 from CRPF martyred in past one year
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to 10 policemen who died on October 21, 1959 during the Chinese incursion, in Ladakh in the line of duty, on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day, which is observed every year to pay homage to these fallen heroes who laid down their lives for the country 60 years ago.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kerala voters beat rain to vote in good numbers (Round Up)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite heavy rains lashing most places in Kerala, where five by-elections were due on Monday, people came out in good numbers to cast their votes, enthusing three key rival political fronts which feared poll postponement.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'I will talk to Kohli like a BCCI president talks to the captain'
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly is set to be in Mumbai on October 24 when the national selectors pick the squad for the T20I series against Bangladesh. Asked if he would speak to Virat Kohli as the skipper has opted out of the T20I series, the former India skipper said he would speak to current captain like a BCCI President talks to the skipper of the Indian team.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Higher seat quota for Gulf carriers on cards even as old deals under scanner
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After agreeing to expand flying rights with Saudi Arabia, the Civil Aviation Ministry would hold talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday to consider their demand to raise bilateral seat quota for designated carriers of the two sides.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
JJP projected to do well in first Assembly polls in Haryana
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The less than one-year-old Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), a breakaway faction of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), seems to have performed well in the first Assembly elections in Haryana which it contested on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Very happy for Rohit, don't need to say he is a top batsman'
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Former India captain and BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly on Monday said he is very happy with the way Rohit Sharma is playing as a Test opener, also hailing the comeback of Umesh Yadav in the ongoing South Africa series.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Maharashtra: Exit polls predict resounding win for Fadnavis
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) If exit polls are anything to go by, the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP-Shiv Sena combine is all set to make a resounding comeback in Maharashtra.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
B'desh PM confirmed attendance, Modi & Mamata to be invited: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President-elect Sourav Ganguly confirmed on Monday that Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accepted the invitation sent to her to come and witness the second Test between India and Bangladesh at the historic Eden Gardens from November 22 to 26.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Lack of qualified doctors biggest challenge: Arvind Panagariya
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Low spending on health and lack of enough qualified doctors are some the biggest challenges to improving healthcare in India, former Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SC to hear plea on Mumbai coastal road project
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear the plea challenging the Bombay High Court order which quashed the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) approval for the Rs 14,000 crore coastal road project in Mumbai.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gold bonds open at Rs 3,835/gram on festive period demand hope
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The series VI of Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2019-20 opened for subscription on Monday, ahead of Dhanteras and Diwali, with the RBI fixing the price at Rs 3,835 per gram of gold.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL 2019: Jamshedpur to take on Delhi in campaign opener
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Heading into their third Indian Super League (ISL) season, Jamshedpur FC will look to secure a spot in the play-offs after narrowly missing out in the last two years. The Men of Steel will get their season under way with a clash with Delhi Dynamos FC at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Franchisees to offer choice of suppliers to power consumers
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Unable to introduce amendments to Electricity Act, 2003 due to lack of concensus among states, the Centre has decided to push through next big reform in the power sector - to allow consumers to choose their electricity suppliers offering the lowest tariff - through an administrative order.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP poised for grand comeback in Haryana, say exit polls
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The BJP is poised to make a comeback in Haryana, bagging more than three-fourth of the 90 assembly seats, with the Congress placed at a distant second, according to exit polls on Monday after the end of polling.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rohit Saraf: Unfortunate to stereotype actors
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Rohit Saraf has played the role of a brother in at least three movies, including his latest "The Sky Is Pink". He says it is unfortunate that people stereotype actors as brothers or friends.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bangladesh will come, they will sort out issue: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly is confident that the players will sort the issue with the board and the series won't be affected.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Delhi to have first of its kind 'Community Diwali'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) To dissuade people from bursting crackers, the Delhi government will organise a mega first of its kind Diwali laser show as part of its community Diwali celebrations between October 26 and 29 at Connaught Place, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
'Looking hot': Fans react to Ileana's new insta post
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Ileana D'Cruz is eager to feature in a soppy romantic music video. The actress took to Instagram on Monday afternoon to express her desire.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Polling in assembly bypolls in TN, Puducherry ends (5th Lead)
Chennai/Puducherry, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting in the bypolls for the two assembly seats in Tamil Nadu - Vikravandi and Nanguneri - ended at 6 p.m. on Monday with a heavy turnout reported. Bye-elections to Kamaraj Nagar seat in neighbouring Puducherry also ended.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Bangladesh will come, they will sort out issue: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly is confident that the players will sort the issue with the board and the series won't be affected.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Action initiated in Amritsar train tragedy: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said departmental action was initiated against six police officers and seven Municipal Corporation of Amritsar employees who were chargesheeted in the Dussehra train tragedy in 2018.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indo-US relations better than ever, more can be done: Rice
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice on Monday said that relations between India and the US have never been as good as they are currently.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Japan to celebrate Naruhito's enthronement on Tuesday
Tokyo, Oct 21 (IANS) Japan will celebrate the ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne of Emperor Naruhito in the presence of dignitaries from across the world at a historic event on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Upasana, Khushbu Sundar upset with PM Modi
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Ram Charan's wife Upasana and actress-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar are disappointed that the south cinema industry was neglected during the recent 'Change Within Meet'.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Nearly 68 pc polling for two bypolls in Himachal (2nd Lead)
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly 68 per cent of the 156,624 voters exercised their franchise for by-elections to two Assembly seats in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
62% polling in Haryana till 6 p.m.(Third Lead)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Sixty-two per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members of the Assembly amidst minor skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
Maharashtra: BJP-led NDA looks set to retain power with big majority
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The BJP-led NDA was on Monday predicted to retain power in Maharashtra with a huge majority, with IANS-C-Voter Exit Poll giving it between 192 and 216 seats in the 288-member Assembly.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Chhattisgarh's Chitrakot records higher voter turnout
Raipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarhs Scheduled Tribe reserved Chitrakot assembly seat in restive Bastar region on Monday recorded higher turnout of 74.39 per cent polling amid completely peaceful polling.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
61% voting in Punjab bypolls
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) A turnout of 61 per cent was registered on Monday in the by-elections to the four Assembly seats in the Congress-ruled Punjab.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
'Made In China' is a special piece of my heart: Mouni Roy
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy, who is all geared up for the release of "Made In China", says the film is a special piece of her heart.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Higher seat quota for Gulf carriers on cards even as old deals under scanner
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After agreeing to expand flying rights with Saudia Arabia, the Civil Aviation Ministry would hold talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday to consider their demand to raise bilateral seat quota for designated carriers of the two sides.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dhoni adds Jonga to collection, car used by Indian Army
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) While fans were waiting for former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's arrival at the local JSCA Stadium, which is hosting the third and last Test between India and South Africa, Ranchi's favourite son was busy riding his new Nissan Jonga on the streets here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
SAP, Microsoft partner to help customers 'Embrace' Cloud
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Business software firm SAP on Monday announced a partnership with Microsoft to help customers run their business processes on Cloud.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Assam told to set up task force on mines and minerals
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court on Monday directed the Assam government to constitute a Mines and Minerals Task Force Battalion under the Mines and Minerals Department for taking timely and independent action to prevent illegal mining of any kind.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Social media regulations to be ready by Jan 2020: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the entire process of finalising the laws on regulating social media will be completed by January 2020, while seeking three months more time for notifying the final revised rules in accordance with law.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
72% voter turnout in Bijepur bypoll in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) By-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district recorded a voter turnout of 72 per cent on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National
Thane man protests against EVMs, throws ink
Thane (Maharashtra), Oct 21 (IANS) A political activist opposing Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) created a ruckus in a polling station by throwing ink on the voting machine and in the polling booth. He also shouted slogans of "EVMs Murdabad", "Burn EVMs", here on Monday, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Delhi records 177 cases of dengue in one week
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The number of dengue cases rose to 644 from 467 in one week in the national capital, says the latest data released by the Delhi government on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sarfaraz axed from Pak T20I & Test teams for Australia tour
Lahore, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed didn't find a place in the country's T20I and Test squads for their upcoming tour of Australia while experienced campaigners Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez were also left out in the shortest format.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
SC issues NBWs against Managing Directors of 32 companies
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has issued non-bailable warrants against Managing Directors of 32 Mumbai-based companies after they failed to deposit a penalty of Rs 5 lakh each as ordered by the apex court in October 2016.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Facebook rolls out dark mode beta for web interface
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Months after announcing its plans to give a design overhaul at the F8 Conference in May, Facebook has finally begun rolling out the dark mode in beta for its web interface for some users, the media reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sony launches new premium compact camera in India for Rs 97K
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Sony India on Monday refreshed its premium compact camera -- the RX series with the new RX100 VII in India for Rs 96,990.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Unless our demand is fulfilled we aren't coming back: Shakib
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, but it is too early to say that the tour is under threat.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Voters in Maha's Satara make 'bridge' to reach polling booth (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Facing a tramp through muddy waters to go and cast their ballots in the Maharashtra Assembly elections on Monday, voters in a village in the state's Satara ingeniously built a makeshift bridge of tractor-trolleys to reach the polling booth.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pixar plans to revive animation franchises for Disney+
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Pixar Animation Studios is planning to revive old franchises as well as create some new ones for upcoming online streaming service Disney+.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Landslide win predicted for BJP in Haryana with 68-72 seats
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The ruling BJP looks set for a landslide victory in Haryana, with IANS-CVoter Exit Poll on Monday predicting 68-76 seats for the saffron party in the 90-member Assembly.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajkummar Rao: Unfortunate that I'm not part of 'Dostana 2'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Rajkummar Rao, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film "Made In China", says it is unfortunate that he is not part of the second instalment of "Dostana" and that he really wanted to do it.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Assam bypolls: Over 74% polling till 5 pm, likely to rise
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Assam recorded 74.15 per cent polling across the four Assembly constituencies that went to bypolls on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National
Conventional markets hit by e-commerce companies
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) E-commerce companies are buying and selling goods on the Internet and are expanding their footprints everyday. This has impacted the business of local markets in a big way. Even during the festival season, most of the local markets here continue to look deserted, said the traders association on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
World's biggest face recognition system arrives in India next month
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With the tender submission date to procure the National Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) just 20 days away, India is closer to install worlds largest facial recognition system to track and nab criminals.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Peaceful polling in Vikravandi, Nanguneri (4th Lead, State Polls 2019)
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The two assembly seats in Tamil Nadu -- Vikravandi and Nanguneri -- where bypolls are underway witnessed brisk and peaceful polling on Monday, said Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
No bar on Mumbai Metro construction in Aarey forest: SC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that the order on status quo in Mumbai's Aarey colony forest area applies only to the felling of trees and there is no bar on the construction of a car shed for the Mumbai Metro.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Terrorism
Kejriwal discusses employment ideas with CII
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met a delegation of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Northern Region at the Delhi Secretariat to discuss issues of Delhi's development and economic progress.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pink polling booths in Haryana a success: EC
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday said the polling stations managed only by women to cater to the fair sex voters and encourage them to vote in the Assembly elections in Haryana were a success.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
UP bypolls record low voter turnout at 44.4%
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling in the by-elections to 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh on Monday recorded a low turnout of 44.47 per cent at 5 p.m.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Over 80% polling in Telangana's Huzurnagar assembly bypoll (2nd Lead)
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 80 per cent turnout was recorded in the by-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency in Telangana on Monday, poll officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Mutual interactions to alleviate fears in Kashmir'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A group of professionals and students from different communities of Kashmir issued a statement in New Delhi on Monday that mutual interactions between communities could be the way forward for alleviating fears that have enveloped the valley following withdrawal of special status to the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vishwa completes hat-trick as Diya joins party at TT meet
Howrah (West Bengal), Oct 21 (IANS) Vishwa Deenadayalan of Tamil Nadu completed a hat-trick of Junior Boys titles this season while Diya Chitale of Maharashtra, making the most of the absence of Anusha Kutambale, claimed her first Junior Girls crown in the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Oct 23 is General Body meeting, Sourav will call BCCI AGM: Vinod Rai
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai has made it clear that the meeting on Wednesday at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) HQ in Mumbai is a General Body Meeting and said that the Annual General Meeting will be called for by new President Sourav Ganguly.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Madhubala's doppelganger takes social media by storm
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A woman named Priyanka Kandwal has grabbed the spotlight on social media platforms such as Tik Tok, Twitter and Instagram for her resemblance to iconic Bollywood actress Madhubala.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Technology
Learning from best spinners in Ashwin and Jadeja, says Nadeem
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem's dream of playing for India was fulfilled on Saturday when he made his international debut in the third Test against South Africa on his homeground. And on Monday he made it a debut worth remembering as he finished with figures of 2/22 in South Africa's first innings at the JSCA Stadium.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Pune's 102-year great-grandpa votes with 270-member family
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) In probably a record, a 102-year-old retired British Indian Army officer voted in the Vadgaon-Sheri constituency here on Monday - along with 270 members of his clan, spanning five generations - in the Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Ranchi Test: Shami puts India on brink of series whitewash against SA
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) India's bowlers, led by Mohammed Shami, pushed Virat Kohli and boys closer to a 3-0 whitewash as South Africa were left tottering at 132/8 at stumps on Day 3 after following on in the third and final Test at the JSCA Stadium on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Iran urges Turkey to respect Syria's integrity
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran on Monday urged Turkey to respect Syria's territorial integrity and national sovereignty.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Sonakshi Sinha takes on sexy avatar for 'Dabangg 3'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan has teased his fans about twists in "Dabangg 3", by introducing actress Sonakshi Sinha as his "super sexy Rajjo".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian forces capable of thwarting all threats: Minister
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home, G Kishan Reddy, who is on a three-day visit to the northeast, said that India continues with its policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and added that Indian forces are capable of thwarting all threats to India's internal security and there has been a reduction in the casualties among police personnel and civilians.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Banking operations to be hit on Tuesday due to strike
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Banking operations across the country will be affected on Tuesday as about 3.5 lakh bank employees will be on strike to protest mergers of government banks, said a top leader of All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Politics
Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
India again urges Pak not to levy $20 Kartarpur pilgrim fee
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) "Disappointed" as Pakistan insists on $20 service fee per Kartarpur pilgrim, India on Monday again urged the neighbouring country to reconsider to levy the fee and conveyed that it would be ready to sign the agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on October 23, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
2019-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Religion
Rajasthan: 55.66% voting in Mandava till 3 pm (Lead, State Polls 2019)
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) A total of 55.66 per cent was reported in Mandava till 3 pm while Khinvsar registered 49.95 per cent of voting till the same time on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Relieved, VHP welcomes SC order on Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has welcomed the Supreme Court's acceptance of the Centre's revised offer of 400 sq m land for reconstruction of Ravidas temple in the Tughlaqabad forest area calling it "a success story".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
No money to pay September salaries, TSRTC tells HC
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The management of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) told the Telangana High Court on Monday that it has no money to pay salaries for September to the striking employees.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
84% Instagram users likely to shop from it: Report
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Eighty-four per cent of Instagram users are likely to shop using the photo sharing platform, and Instagrammers spend most of the time on the platform in the evening between 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., a new report said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Roop Durgapal to do romantic horror story
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Roop Durgapal is excited about being a part of a romantic horror story for the first time.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amber Heard slams Instagram for double standard on nudity
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Amber Heard has slammed Instagram for showing double standard on nudity guidelines by posting photograph of her "Aquaman" co-star Jason Momoa.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
London's largest Bronze Age hoard slated for display
London, Oct 21 (IANSlife) The largest ever Bronze Age hoard to be discovered in London, the third largest of its kind in the UK, has been unearthed in Havering and will go on display for the first time at the Museum of London Docklands in April 2020, the museum announced in a Monday statement.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,IANS Life
Siachen now open for tourism, says Defence Minister
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Siachen Glacier in India, which is the world's highest battlefield, has now been opened to tourists, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Ladakh on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Bihar on alert after terror threat in festive season
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Following an input by the Intelligence Bureau about a possible terror attack in Bihar, security was tightened on Monday and security agencies were put on alert.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security
Vin Diesel as superhero 'Bloodshot' hits Indian screens in Feb
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hollywood action star Vin Diesel is all set to do a superhero turn when he comes back from the dead to wrap up unfinished business in "Bloodshot". The film is lined up for an India release in February next year.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi Capitals extend support to half marathon
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals, has this year extended support to the 15th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, to encourage and promote a fitter, healthier lifestyle among the people of the city.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
3 of family mowed down by running train in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Three members of a family, including a five-month pregnant woman, were killed by a running train in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Monday morning.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranchi Test: Saha replaced by Pant after 'keeper takes knock
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha took a blow on the ring finger of his left hand on Monday and was replaced by Rishabh Pant as India inched closer to a 3-0 series whitewash on Day 3 of the third Test here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Farah Khan: Justifying a film's big budget is also a task
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) From her debut in Bollywood as a choreographer with the film "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar" to her first success as a film director with the Shah Rukh Khan-Sushmita Sen starrer "Main Hoon Naa" and becoming the judge of one of hit reality show "Indian Idol", Farah Khan has made her presence felt in every medium she has stepped into. Now that she is hosting a quiz show for a mobile app and gearing up to direct a new film, Farah says, although getting big budget as a female filmmaker is not a struggle for her anymore, she feels the pressure of justify every opportunity.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India will cross LoC if Pak doesn't mend its ways: J&K Guv
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) J&K Governor Satyapal Malik on Monday warned Pakistan that Indian forces would cross the Line of Control if the neighbouring country didn't mend its ways and stop supporting terror.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Sindhu, Saina eye good show at French Open
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu will aim to return to winning ways when she begins her womens singles campaign at the USD 750,000 French Open badminton tournament, beginning here on Tuesday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, France,Sports,Badminton
Iran warns to further reduce nuclear commitments
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday announced that the country was ready to further reduce its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, unless its interests were secured by the signatories.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
IIT Kharagpur superspecialty hospital to start OPD by year-end
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The superspecialty hospital of IIT Kharagpur - Dr B C Roy Institute of Medical Science & Research - is expected to start its outdoor patients department (OPD) by the end of the year, an institute spokesperson said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Infant dies in fire at Hyderabad hospital
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A four-month-old child died and five others were injured in a fire that broke out at a private hospital at L.B. Nagar in Hyderabad on Monday, police said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress wants voting time at Ernakulam till 8 p.m.
Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress on Monday officially asked the district returning officer of Kochi to order for the official voting time at the Ernakulam assembly constituency to be extended till 8 p.m.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
INX Media case: Court accepts CBI chargesheet against Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday took cognisance of the chargesheet filed against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case. The court asked for the former minister to be presented before it on October 24.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bangladesh cricketers go on strike, question mark on India tour
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, but it is too early to say that the tour is under threat.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Jio's new 'all-in-one' plans include free IUC minutes
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Reliance Jio on Monday announced new "all-in-one" plans which are marginally cheaper than its existing prepaid plans and also include Interconnect usage charges for 1,000 minutes of outgoing calls.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Over 1500 athletes to take part in Dubai World Para Athletics
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Dubai will be hosting the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships at the Dubai Club for the People of Determination Stadium from November 7-15. The Higher Organising Committee of the Championships recently held the official press conference to announce the details of the biggest version in the history of the championship.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Athletics
Arnold Schwarzenegger: I don't feel my age
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) At 72, Hollywood icon Arnold Schwarzenegger completely defies age, be it with his work or physical fitness.
2019-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indo-US energy trade to touch $10 billion in FY20: Pradhan
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India's energy trade with the US is likely to touch $10 billion in financial year 2019-20, with the country having increased its import of crude oil, LNG and coking coal, said Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
China makes veiled attack on US
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Monday made a veiled attack on the US for its alleged interference in the internal affairs of other countries.
2019-10-21
Category: International, China,Politics
Ranchi Test: de Bruyn comes in as concussion substitute for Elgar
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) South Africa opener Dean Elgar has been replaced by Theunis de Bruyn as a concussion substitute. This after the opener had to retire hurt post a knock on the helmet by a rising Umesh Yadav delivery just before the Tea break on Day 3 of the third and final Test against India at the JSCA Stadium on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
EVM rigging: Rahul calls BJP MLA 'most honest man'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Challenging government claims of the infallibility of electronic voting machines (EVM) amid polling for Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared a video in which a BJP MLA claimed that no matter which button is pressed on the EVMs, the vote would go to the saffron party.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC extends stay on tree-cutting in Mumbai's Aarey forest
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday extended the prohibition order on cutting of any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony, directing the Maharashtra government to maintain status quo till the next date of hearing on November 15.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Asia poised to become dominant market for wind energy'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind energy from 230 Gigawatt (GW) in 2018 to over 2,600 GW by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lara Dutta a beauty with brains: Karan Wahi
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Karan Wahi is having fun shooting with former Miss Universe Lara Dutta. He says she is "super talented".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Miley Cyrus: There are good men out there, you've got to find them
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus took what seems like an obvious swipe at estranged husband, actor Liam Hemsworth, during an Instagram livestream on Sunday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Brisk, peaceful polls in Sikkim
Gangtok, Oct 21 (IANS) Brisk polling is recorded in the first six hours in the three Sikkim Assembly constituencies where bye-elections are underway on Monday, election officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Sikkim,National
Ranchi Test: Elgar retires hurt after blow on helmet by Umesh
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) South Africa opener Dean Elgar had to retire hurt after he was hit on the helmet by a rising Umesh Yadav delivery just before the Tea break on Day 3 of the third and final Test against India at the JSCA Stadium on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Timothee Chalamet wants a break from acting
The actor, who rose to stardom after making his feature theatrical debut in 2014 with "Men, Women & Children", has shot Netflixs "The King", right before "Little Women" and has just completed production on Denis Villeneuves "Dune" adaptation.
2019-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
"Taarak Mehta.." cast cherishes time spent with PM Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi took out time with the "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah" cast members including Dilip Joshi, Gurucharan Singh and Sonalika Joshi in the Capital over the weekend. It was nothing less than a proud moment for the actors, who went back with moments they will cherish forever.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
One arrested for double-murder in west Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The police on Monday claimed to have solved a double-murder in north-west Delhi's Rohini and arrested one person. The motive behind the murders is said to be money loaned by the victim to the accused.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Bengaluru to begin title defence against NEUFC
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Defending Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC will be keen to pick up from where they left at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium the last time. The Blues registered a come-from-behind win against NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) in the two-legged play-off en route to the final in 2018-19.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Fire at Indore hotel, 6 saved
Indore, Oct 21 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at a hotel in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Monday, said police. Six people, who were trapped inside were rescued by the fire tender and rescue teams.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
B-Town turns out to vote as Maharashtra goes to Assembly polls
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Bollywood celebs made their presence felt as responsible Indian citizens by casting their valuable votes at the Maharashtra Assembly Polls 2019 in Mumbai on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
28% polling recorded in Bihar's Kishanganj till noon
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling underway in Bihar on Monday for the bye-elections to five Assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat recorded highest turnout in Kishanganj with 28 per cent polling till 12 noon, poll officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National
Tarun Tejpal's lawyers cross-examine victim in rape case
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) Defence lawyers on Monday started cross-examining the girl, who had in 2013 accused former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal of allegedly raping her.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nearly 27% voting recorded in Jhabua bypolls
Jhabua, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly 27 per cent voting was registered in the bypolls held for Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua Assembly constituency on Monday, election officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: India sniff series whitewash courtesy pacers (Tea)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Mohammed Shami snared three wickets to leave South Africa tottering as India look on course to complete a 3-0 whitewash after the visitors were bundled out for 162 in their first essay and asked to follow on at the JSCA Stadium on Day 3 of the third and final Test on Monday. At Tea, the score read 26/4 in South Africa's second essay with Dean Elgar (16) and Heinrich Klaasen (O) at the crease.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
After voting, Deepender drinks milk outside polling booth
Rohtak, Oct 21 (IANS) Three-time Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Monday drank a glass of milk after casting his vote along with the family members, including his father and former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National
Seema Pahwa: Didn't expect standing ovation for directorial debut
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Seema Pahwa's debut directorial feature "Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi" was screened at the ongoing Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star, and she is overwhelmed with the response the film received .
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra: Voting picks up to 31% by 1 p.m. (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Starting on low-to-moderate, voting in Maharashtra picked up to notch 30.89 per cent by lunch time for the assembly elections to the 288 seats, even as repeated appeals went out to the electorate to step out and vote, officials said here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Francisco Franco's remains to be exhumed on Thursday
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) The remains of late Spanish dictator Francisco Franco will be exhumed and removed from the Valley of the Fallen on Thursday, the government said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Resistance to common antibiotic rising among Indian patients
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Resistance to commonly-used antibiotic clarithromycin is rising among Indian patients and that too at quite a fast pace, health experts have warned.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Centre committed to holistic welfare of police personnel: Shah
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Calling police personnel the "silent sentinels" of the nation and noting the difficult conditions under which they work, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday assured that the Centre was committed to their holistic welfare over a specific time period.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BJP rakes up pro-Yakub letter to target Congress
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Three Congress candidates fighting from Maharashtra are in the news for all the wrong reasons. An old letter signed by them, written on their official letter head, has found its way back, just as the election for Maharashtra kicked in. The Congress leaders -- Amin Patel, Aslam Sheikh and Naseem Khan -- are seen batting for terrorist Yakub Memon convicted in 1993 Mombai blasts.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ranchi shops closed for half a day to protest shooting, robbery
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Shops in Ranchi on Monday remained closed for half a day in protest over the deteriorating law and order situation after a shooting at a jewellery shop left the two shopowners injured.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mitt Romey reveals secret Twitter account
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Republican Senator Mitt Romney has revealed that he uses a secret Twitter account under the name 'Pierre Delecto'.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
'The Laundromat' is as clever as it pretends to be (Review; Rating: * * *)
"The Laundromat (Netflix film); Cast: Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas: Direction: Steven Soderberg; Rating: *** (three stars)
2019-10-21
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Buildings sans NOC near Goa airport a threat: Navy
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) Buildings in close proximity of the Dabolim international airport, without a formal nod from the Indian Navy, pose a threat, both to the security of the INS Hansa naval base, from where the airport functions, and to the safety of the aircraft using the facility, the Indian Navy has said in a statement issued on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security,Politics
'Would be great to see more Indians in the Abu Dhabi T10 league'
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Robin Singh has had a lot of success as a coach in the shorter formats of the game and it was no different when he took up the role of coach with the Northern Warriors in the Abu Dhabi T10. The team emerged champions in the second season and Robin is eager to defend the title in the third edition of the league which is set to begin on November 14.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
India hits out at Pak for unilaterally suspending postal services
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday hit out at Pakistan for stopping letters and mails to India unilaterally and without prior information.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BLOs found indulging in malpractices in UP bypolls
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) In a shocking incident, block level officers (BLO) were found indulging in electoral malpractices in the polling for the Assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
SC accepts Centre's proposal to reconstruct Ravidas Temple
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday accepted the Centre's proposal to reconstruct Guru Ravidas Temple - in the same site where it was demolished in August - in the protected land of Tughlaqabad forest area here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Mindless rush for foreign coaches absurd, says Peerless coach Das
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Jahar Das might be in the spotlight for helping Peerless win the Calcutta Football League (CFL) this season, but leading darkhorses to the title isn't something new for the coach. While Khalid Jamil might have been the head coach on paper when Aizawl FC won the I-League in 2017, there is no denying the fact that Das had a big role in the development of the players in the team -- first as Head of Youth Development at the club and then as coach of the first team before Jamil took over.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Woman in custody for bogus voting in Kerala
Kasargode (Kerala), Oct 21 (IANS) A woman was taken into custody on Monday after the presiding officer at the a polling station in Kerala's Manjeswaram Assembly constituency raised a complaint of bogus voting against her.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Vodafone Idea partners Red Hat to transform data centres
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Open source solutions provider Red Hat on Monday announced a partnership with telecom major Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) to transform its distributed network data centres to open standards, open interfaces based "Universal Cloud".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
UK stewardess suspended over boyfriend's altercation with pilot
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A British Airways (BA) stewardess has been suspended over allegations that her boyfriend got "hammered" and had a fight with the pilot at a Singapore hotel, it was reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Kik Messenger acquired by MediaLab, won't be killed now
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) A month after it was announced that Kik Messenger will be shutting operations, news comes that the platform is now going to live as MediaLab has acquired the popular anonymous chat app and has plans to invest in its future.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
37 per cent polling in Haryana by 2 p.m. (2nd Lead)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Thirty seven per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out by 2 p.m. on Monday to elect 90 members of the Assembly amidst minor skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
Scuffles reported at 3 Gurugram polling booths
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) A scuffle broke out between supporters of the BJP and an independent candidate over allegations of electoral malpractices at a polling booth in Arjun Nagar here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
'War' crosses Rs 300 cr in India, director calls it phenomenal
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) "War", starring action stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, has minted over Rs 300 crore in India. The film's director Siddharth Anand is thrilled with the response and says it was made with the hope to give India its biggest original action spectacle.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK govt to make 2nd attempt to pass Johnson's deal
London, Oct 21 (IANS) The UK government on Monday will make a second attempt to hold a meaningful vote, presenting MPs with a straight choice to approve or oppose Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in principle.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Rohit taking revenge on himself now: Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar believes star Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who has been in immaculate form in his debut Test series as opener, is taking revenge on himself for not performing in the last few years in red-ball cricket.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PM meets pilot who built 6-seater aircraft on home terrace
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met Captain Amol Yadav, a pilot who built a six-seater aircraft on the terrace of his house in Mumbai.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ranveer enjoys process of acting more than result: Kabir Khan
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Kabir Khan, who is collaborating with Ranveer Singh for the first time in the film " '83", has said that the 35-year-old actor enjoys process of acting more than its results.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian midfielders more comfortable on ball now: Vinit Rai
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) Odisha FC midfielder Vinit Rai feels Indian players are now more comfortable on the ball and the credit goes to the Indian Super League (ISL) for bringing in top quality coaches.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Natalie Portman defends Marvel movies
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid criticism from Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola, "Thor: The Dark World" actress Natalie Portman has come forward to defend Marvel movies, saying there is room for all types of cinema.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Small-town India helps Snapdeal log 87mn visits in September
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) Snapdeal registered 87 million visits on its platform in the month of September as festive season began, clearly making it the third largest e-commerce player in the country after Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Delhi to have first of its kind 'Community Diwali'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) To dissuade people from bursting crackers, the Delhi government will organise a mega first of its kind Diwali laser show as part of its community Diwali celebrations between October 26 and 29 at Connaught Place, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taj city hosts cooking contest for visually impaired
Agra, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Sightless but not tasteless. This was proved by the visually impaired contestants who participated in a three-day cooking competition, the first of its kind held in the Taj city.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Evicting 11-year-old from chess tourney 'emotional abuse'
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Evicting a 11-year-old boy midway from a chess tournament is an emotional harassment or abuse of the child which may have a psychological impact not only on that particular child but also on other children watching the scene, said a psychologist.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Nearly 40 pc polling for two seats in Himachal
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly 40 per cent of the 82,137 voters exercised their franchise for by-elections to two Assembly seats in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh by 1 p.m.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
New 10.2-inch Apple iPad: Bigger, better yet in your budget
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) If you are a student or a creative pro and do not want to spend a moolah on a high-end digital screen to give your ideas new wings, Apple has brought a new seventh-generation iPad with 10.2-inch Retina display, Apple Pencil support, the fast A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors for just Rs 29,900 in India.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rains hit voting in Kerala, turnout 30% at noon
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) After five hours of polling, the voter turnout in the rain-hit five assembly by-elections in Kerala on Monday touched 30 per cent as the Congress and BJP put up a brave face with the CPI-M looking confident of a good show.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National
Amazon's 3rd party sellers shipping expired food: Report
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) In an apparent lapse in product quality checks, third party sellers on Amazon have been selling long expired food including old Hostess brownies and Teavana goods which were discontinued in 2017, the media reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Peaceful and brisk polling underway in TN (3rd Lead)
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Peaceful and brisk polling was underway in Vikravandi and Nanguneri Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu on Monday, said Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Work on data protection law in progress: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said work is in progress for finalising Data Protection Law.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Fat accumulates inside lungs of obese people: Study
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) Researchers have found that fatty tissues accumulate in the airway walls, particularly in people who are overweight or obese.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Virat Kohli's 'Tiger Act' sends social media in frenzy
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) As expressive as he is on the cricket field, India skipper Virat Kohli was once again the topic of discussion on social media for his candid expression which was shared by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Canada polls: Jagmeet Singh luring youngsters via TikTok
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) New Democratic Party (NPD) leader Jagmeet Singh, a contender in Monday's Canadian general elections and also the first turban-wearing Sikh to sit as a provincial legislator in Ontario, has reached out to young voters in the country via TikTok, the video sharing app.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
3 issues that will determine how Maharashtra votes today
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) There are three issues, which will determine which way the electorate will vote in the ongoing Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
8 dead in Chile mass riots over metro price hike
Santiago, Oct 21 (IANS) Eight people have been killed so far in the mass riots across Chile over the government move to increase the local metro fares.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Trump humiliated by female astronauts
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump was humiliated for a mistake while he contacted NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch at the International Space Station (ISS) to congratulate them for being the "first ever female spacewalkers", a media report said.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Russian hackers piggybacked on Iranian groups to attack others
London, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bizarre case of cyberattacks, Russian hackers first targeted Iran-based groups and acquired their tools and infrastructure to conduct attacks on dozens of countries, security officials in the UK and US revealed on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maharashtra: 17.5% voter turnout till 12 noon (3rd Ld, State Polls 2019)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra has recorded a moderate average of around 17.5 per cent turnout till 12 am, for the assembly elections to the 288 Assembly seats on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Reward of Rs 2.50 lakh each declared on Kamlesh Tiwari's killers
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh DGP O.P. Singh on Monday announced a reward of Rs 2.50 lakh each on the two suspects, accused of killing 43-year old right wing leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow on Friday last week.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Infosys techies accuse CEO, CFO of unethical practices
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) A few anonymous employees of global software vendor Infosys have accused its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy of unethical practices for many quarters.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
24% voting in Punjab by-polls till 12 noon
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Twenty-four per cent voting was registered on Monday in the by-elections to the four Assembly seats in the Congress-ruled Punjab.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Haryana: BJP's nationalism, Art 370 vs Cong's jobs, farm crisis
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) For the 90-member Legislative Assembly in deeply clan-bound Haryana elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and other issues surrounding nationalism as the major poll plank, while the Congress, which is eyeing a return has tried to corner the saffron party over the issue of unemployment and agrarian crisis in the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Mirchi files: After Patel's submission of deal, ED to attach Ceejay House
Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing into the alleged property deals of the fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar close aide late Iqbal Mirchi with former Union Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel, is all set to attach the controversial 15 storey Ceejay House property.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan Royals name Andrew McDonald as new head coach
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals have appointed Australia cricketer Andrew Barry McDonald as their new head coach for a period of three years.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Instagram test helps you choose people to unfollow
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Aiming to make it easier for users to manage the accounts they follow on Instagram, the photo-sharing platform has started testing a feature to group followers into categories, and help them choose users to unfollow, the media reported.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bowled over
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) The China Kitchen by Hyatt Regency has been the preferred haunt of Delhi's authentic Chinese food junkies for over a decade now. Not too long ago, the property got a standalone restaurant called TCK by The China Kitchen in Gurugram's bustling CyberHub.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Card comfort
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) If festivals are all about sharing and celebrating, gifting is an integral part of that process. So what makes for a perfect corporate or luxury gift to a loved one? Gift-wrapped by Oberoi. No, we aren't talking about a basket full of goodies (although they're quite the experts in that as well), but giving an experience which is more memorable than materialistic.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Diwali treats
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) During festivals, it's hard to stay away from goodies, especially if you have sweet tooth. But if youre a stickler for health and hygiene, it is better to go for home cooked stuff. Sr. Sous Chef Vijesh Modi of The Deltin, Daman. shares a sweet recipe to keep you away from packaged stuff.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Middle East requiem
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Fashion and lifestyle brand Vajor's newly launched limited-edition 'Caspian Folklore autumn collection is inspired by the Middle Eastern countries like Syria, Turkmenistan and Iran around the Caspian Sea, and revisits the rich culture and heritage of these war-torn areas to take a wistful look at the beauty they once held.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Ex-TDP Minister Adinarayana Reddy joins BJP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Adinarayana Reddy, a three-time MLA and a former Minister in the former Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh, on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Consumers are not educated about preventative care'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) There has been a major shift in the Indian fitness industry, but the consumers are still relatively uneducated about preventative care, says Drew Biks, Head of Operations - Asia, Anytime Fitness. Biks talks to IANSlife about Anytime Fitness and the Indian fitness industry. Excerpts:
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rajasthan bypolls: 26.97% voting in Mandava, 25.04% in Khinvsar
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Some 26.97 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Mandava and 25.04 per cent in Khinvsar Assembly constituencies of Rajasthan till 11.30 a.m. on Monday, confirmed Election Commission officials.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Over 30 per cent voting in Telangana's Huzurnagar bypoll
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 30 per cent voting was recorded in the first four hours of the by-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency in Telangana on Monday amid tight security, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
William and I are on different paths: Prince Harry
London, Oct 21 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry has admitted that he and Prince William were on "different paths", in the first public acceptance of a rift between the two brothers, a media report said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Lam apologises after water cannon sprays mosque entrance
Hong Kong, Oct 21 (IANS) Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam and the police force on Monday apologised to the local Muslim community after a water cannon sprayed the entrance of the city's biggest mosque while dealing with anti-government protesters.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Ghani separately met Pelosi, Esper: Prez Office
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani separately met US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Defence Secretary Mark Esper who arrived here on unannounced visits, the Presidential Office said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
BJP MLA claims EVMs only vote for BJP, Rahul shares video
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared on Twitter a viral video in which Bakhshish Singh Virk, the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Assandh constituency in Haryana, is seen claiming that no matter which button is pressed on the electronic voting machine (EVM), the vote would go to the saffron party.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former TDP Minister Adi Narayana Reddy to join BJP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Three-time MLA and a former Minister in the previous Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh, senior leader Adi Narayana Reddy is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Decorum of court room was disturbed due to map-tearing'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Tearing of map by Sunni Waqf Board's senior Counsel Rajeev Dhavan in the Supreme Court during hearing on Ayodhya issue has been criticised by members of the lawyer fraternity who said advocates should maintain decorum of courtrooms during the proceedings.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Savarkar an accomplished man, says Singhvi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress national spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Monday called Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, an accomplished man, who played a part in the freedom struggle and went to jail for the country.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: India tighten screws on South Africa (Lunch)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) After a fiery burst from the pacers, Indian spinners, particularly Ravindra Jadeja, came to the party and piled further misery on South Africa to put the hosts into a commanding position in the ongoing third and final Test at the JSCA Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
25.7% voting 11 a.m. in Odisha's Bijepur Assembly bypoll
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) About 25.7 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 a.m. on Monday for the Bijepur Assembly bypoll in Odisha's Bargarh district, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sushil Kumar Lohani.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Heavy rains affect polling in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Heavy rains dampened voting for bypolls to the five Assembly constituencies in Kerala on Monday morning and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts the showers to continue through the day.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
30 world leaders to attend Naruhito's enthronement
Tokyo, Oct 21 (IANS) Around 30 heads of state and government, among other prominent personalities, will on Tuesday attend the public enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito, according to official sources.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Visit the National Police Memorial whenever possible: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Saluting the police forces and their families on the Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said last year the National Police Memorial was dedicated to the nation and urged the people to visit the place of inspiration and gratitude.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UN endorses India's steps to address hunger, malnutrition
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The UN World Food Programme (UNWFP) has endorsed India's policy measures for addressing hunger and malnutrition to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC stays trial in Chattisgarh sex CD scam
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed trial in the Chhatisgarh sleaze CD matter, where Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has been alleged to be an accused.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi congratulates Indonesian President on getting a 2nd term
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Indonesia's newly elected President Joko Widodo and said the friendship and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between two countries will deepen further with his second term.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Congress leaders held trying to lay siege to Telangana CM house
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Police in Telangana arrested scores of Congress leaders and workers on Monday to foil the party's plans to lay siege to Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's residence in support of striking employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Injured Hasan Ali to miss Australia T20Is
Lahore, Oct 21 (IANS) Right-arm Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I series against Australia due to a back problem.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Babita Phogat cast vote, vows to promote sports if elected
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-politician and BJP candidate Babita Phogat on Monday cast her vote in her native village in Bhiwani along with her father Mahavir Phogat and sister Geeta Phogat.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
EU envoy calls for resumption of US-Taliban talks
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The European Union (EU) envoy to Afghanistan Roland Kobia has called for the resumption of talks between the US and the Taliban after they were abruptly called off by American President Donald Trump last month due to a bombing in Kabul.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Infosys techies accuse CEO, CFO of unethical practices
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) A few anonymous employees of global software vendor Infosys have accused its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy of unethical practices for many quarters.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology,Business/Economy
SC to decide whether it is settlement or judgement in Ayodhya case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The second round of mediation in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case has convoluted the course of resolution in the 70-year-old title dispute. The settlement, arrived at after having exhaustive rounds of discussion, has emerged as a bone of contention, as the major Hindu parties -- Ram Lalla Virajman and Nirmohi Akhara -- have emphasized on judgement rather than settlement. In the absence of all parties on-board, the mediation panel cannot formalize a settlement having a consensus.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maha polls: 5.79% voter turnout till 10 a.m. (State Polls 2019)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra has recorded an average of around 5.79 per cent voter turnout till 10 a.m. for the polls to the 288 Assembly seats.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Shooters indulge in ugly scuffle at Karni Singh Range
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ugly scenes were witnessed at the iconic Karni Singh Shooting Range (KSSR) in Delhi's Tughlakabad area when two shooters were involved in a scuffle.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Tiger mauls farmer, forest watcher in UP's Pilibhit
Pilibhit, Oct 21 (IANS) A 50-year-old farmer was injured when a tiger pounced on him while he was working in his paddy field adjacent to the Haripur forest range in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Absence of Google apps hurting Huawei the most: Report
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has confirmed that the US sanctions were hurting it badly, especially the absence of Google's core Android software, Play Store and popular apps like Search and Maps on its devices.
2019-10-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Man Utd ends Liverpool's perfect Premier League run
Manchester, Oct 21 (IANS) Liverpool had to fight for a point against Manchester United and finally got one thanks to substitute Adam Lallana's late 1-1 equaliser in a Premier League match at Old Trafford stadium.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
4 dead over offensive Facebook post in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 47 others injured as police clashed with a Muslim mob in Bangladesh's Bhola district over an offensive Facebook post.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Nancy Pelosi makes unannounced Afghan visit
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan where she met President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and other government officials, her office announced.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Khattar rides cycle to polling station (State polls 2019)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday first travelled by Janshatabdi Express from Chandigarh to his hometown Karnal in Haryana and then rode a bicycle to cast his vote.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
9 per cent polling in Haryana in three hours (State Polls 2019)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Nine per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out in the first three hours of polling on Monday to elect 90 members of the state Assembly, officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Kamlesh's killer had fake FB account to connect to victim
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) A key suspect in the murder case of former Hindu Mahasabha President Kamlesh Tiwari had befriended him through a fake account on Facebook.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP Nav Nirman Sena leader gets death threat
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) After Kamlesh Tiwari and Sadhvi Prachi, the Uttar Pradesh Nav Nirman Sena president Amit Jani has also received a threat letter.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Aussie media self-censors to protest govt, secrecy laws
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia's leading newspapers and internet portals have self-censored their publications on Monday to protest laws that mandate prison sentences for journalists and informants for revealing secret documents.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Pak traders call nationwide strike against govt policies
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Pakistan traders association has called for a two-day nationwide strike from October 29-30 against the incumbent government's "harmful economic policies".
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Brisk polling in 2 Assembly seats in TN (2nd Lead) (State Polls 2019)
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Brisk Polling was witnessed on Monday for the bypolls to two Assembly seats -- Vikravandi and Nanguneri.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Haryana Assembly polls: Stone pelting reported from Nuh (State polls 2019)
Nuh, Oct 21 (IANS) A scuffle and stone pelting between supporters of the Congress and the BJP was reported from Nuh town around 8.45 a.m. on Monday while voting was in full swing for Haryana Assembly elections, an official said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Sunni Waqf Board built strong case on characteristics of Babri mosque
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The long and hard-fought legal battle by Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board in the Ayodhya title dispute case has apparently come to an end as the Supreme Court reserved its judgement in the case.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hope youngsters vote in large numbers: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people to turn out in record number to vote in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls, and hoped that youngsters too cast their ballots.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Plans finalised to mobilise public for 'Azadi March'
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and PML-N have finalised their public mobilisation plan to join the October 31 anti-government 'Azadi March' in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Facebook alerts people to vote on Maha, Haryana poll day
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Facebook on Monday activated its election notification feature for India, requesting people to go out and vote for their candidates in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls and post that they have voted.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Imran has no capability to complete term: Bilawal
Karachi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan People's Party President Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has claimed that Prime Minister Imran Khan "has no capability" to complete his term as all political forces of the country and people belonging to all spheres of life had no other option but to go on an agitation against the "puppet government".
2019-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International