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Political temperature soars in Bengal on eve of BJP-sponsored shutdown
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) The political temperature soared in West Bengal on the eve of the BJP-sponsored shutdown in West Bengal as the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP on Tuesday brought out rallies in the city and the districts opposing and backing the proposed disruption.
2018-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SC wants law against criminals entering legislatures (Fourth Lead)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to disqualify candidates against whom cognisance of chargesheet have been taken by courts, saying no further disqualification under the law could be added but urged Parliament to enact a law to address the malaise of criminals entering legislatures.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Urban challenges call for efficient project management: Puri
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Stating that urban areas in India face multi-pronged challenges, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said it requires efficient project management to solve the problems.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Uzbekistan seeks to further elevate ties, boost trade with India (Lead, Correcting headline)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan wants to further elevate its ties with India from the Strategic Partnership the two countries share now and also take bilateral trade to $1 billion within two years, senior Uzbek officials said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
'Delhi AIIMS kept highest standards of meritocracy, learning: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has maintained the highest standards of meritocracy and learning established at global platform, Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Thief who used spiderman techniques for robberies held
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a notorious thief who used Spider-man techniques to enter houses for committing burglaries in south Delhi, an officer said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FDI in telecom sector rose nearly 5% in last 3 years: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said foreign direct investment in the telecom sector rose nearly five times in the last three years.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Sitharaman praises Indian Coast Guard
New Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard's relentless surveillance efforts and their quick response to Kerala's natural calamity show they are a capable force in the region, said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Defence/Security
e-pharma startups seek more clarity on data privacy
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) e-pharmacy players on Tuesday said they support the government's draft e-Pharmacy policy but look forward to more clarity on the data privacy and data management.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Govt sets up Ayush Information Cell in Romania
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To encourage practice of ayurveda, India has set up an Ayush Information Cell at its embassy premises in Romania to create awareness about the traditional Indian system of medicine, the government said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Chess Olympiad: Indian eves trounce rivals
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The fifth seeded Indian women's team defeated 55th seeded Venezuela 4-0 in the second round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad underway at Batumi in Georgia.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
SC forms three-member panel for jail reforms across India
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday set up a three-member committee, headed by its former judge Justice Amitava Roy, to suggest and look after jail reforms across the country.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
US court declares Bill Cosby a 'sexually violent predator'
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Once dubbed "America's Dad", comedian Bill Cosby, 81, has been labelled a "sexually violent predator" by a US court, implying that he must undergo counselling for life and appear on the sex offenders' registry.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
WAYU device to purify air in Delhi: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To filter particulate matter and dilute air pollutants in the national capital, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday inaugurated air pollution control device WAYU (Wind Augmentation Purifying Unit) here.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Bengal shutdown call: Minister warns private schools declaring holiday
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday urged all government as well as private schools to remain open, assuring them that the state government will counter the 12-hour shutdown called by the BJP on Wednesday across the state.
2018-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Education
Naveen inaugurates Odisha Bhawan in Chennai
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated Odisha Bhawan in Chennai.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
SUzbekistan seeks to further elevate ties, boost trade with India
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan wants to further elevate its ties with India from the Strategic Partnership the two countries share now and also take bilateral trade to $1 billion within two years, senior Uzbek officials said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Real Madrid coach says VAR not perfect but helps improve football
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui said on Tuesday that the use of video assistant referee (VAR) has contributed to improving football, but is still not a perfect solution.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Congress goes to EC with E-tendering scam in MP
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday alleged an e-tender scam worth Rs 30,000 crore in last four years in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and approached the Election Commission raising concern that it could impact the assembly elections in the state.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Educational institute for poor, minorities by 2020: Naqvi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Rajasthan's Alwar will get India's first world-class educational institute for poor, backward and minorities by 2020, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
AIIMS first participant in Ayushaman Bharat PM-JAY Scheme
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday became the first hospital in Delhi to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Health Agency in Ayushaman Bharat PM-JAY Scheme.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Modi govt dedicated only 7 airports in 4 years: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed his government dedicated 35 airports in last four years, the Congress on Tuesday described it as "new rhetoric of fake credit seeking" and said that the government had inagurated only seven airports in the last four years.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Haryana to develop 5 new cities along KMP expressway
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) The Haryana government will develop five new cities over an area of 50,000 hectares on each side of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Real Madrid's Isco has successful appendicitis surgery
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Real Madrid announced on Tuesday that Spain midfielder Isco Alarcon had successfully undergone surgery for acute appendicitis.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
18 children reported missing every day in 2017: Delhi Police
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) On an average, 18 children per day were reported missing in 2017, and their count per day is 19 so far this year, data collected by Delhi Police has revealed.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yes Bank forms panel to select new CEO, seeks more time for Rana Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Yes Bank on Tuesday said it has set up a committee to select a new MD and CEO, but added that it would seek more time for Rana Kapoor in the post, at least till April 30, 2019.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian chess queens trounce Venezuela at Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The fifth seeded Indian women's team defeated 55th seeded Venezuela 4-0 in the second round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad underway at Batumi in Georgia.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
BCCI congratulates Virat, Smriti for national awards
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The BCCI on Tuesday congratulated skipper Virat Kohli and Smriti Mandhana on being honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Arjuna award respectively.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
DAC nod for procurement of 1,000 engines of for T-72 tanks
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday accorded approval for procurement of 1,000 engines for T-72 tanks that would improve the tanks agility and acceleration.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
OYO raises $800 mn, confirms commitment of additional $200 mn
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) OYO Hotels on Tuesday said it has raised $800 million in its latest funding round led by SoftBank Investment Advisers.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Feel lucky to be a part of Saina Nehwal biopic: Shraddha Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who is gearing up for her forthcoming film based on the life of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, has said she feels lucky to be part of the film of an athlete who won the bronze for the country in 2012 London Olympics.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Environment may affect intelligence genes in humans
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Environmentally-induced epigenetic changes, such as stress and adverse life experiences, to our genetic material -- known as deoxyribonucelic acid (DNA) -- may have a greater impact on our intelligence, a new study has found.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
TRA with a tech co develops fine leaf counting equipment using AI
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Tea Research Association (TRA) has been focusing its research on the application of internet-based technologies and has developed an equipment using Artificial Intelligence (AI), in association with Agnext Technologies, for determining fine leaf count, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Auto-lifters' gang busted, 11 luxury cars seized
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) An interstate gang of auto-lifters has been busted with the arrest of two criminals, police said here on Tuesday. Eleven luxury cars stolen by them were also recovered from them.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
We need less corruption and scams, says Saif Ali Khan
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan, who is all geared up for the release of his forthcoming film 'Baazaar,' says "we need less corruption and scams in the country."
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Trump holds up India as democracy lifting millions out of poverty
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday held up India as an example to the world of a country that successfully lifted millions out of poverty while upholding democracy and freedom.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Present Rafale deal better than previous one: Dy IAF chief
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Deputy Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal R. Nambiar, on Tuesday said the deal for 36 Rafale aircraft by the Narendra Modi government is "much better" than the one negotiated earlier for 126 planes, contending that "people are misinformed" about the issue.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
UP governor, CM unveil Upadhyaya's statue
Agra, Sep 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday unveiled a stature of BJP ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on the Agra University campus.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Education
India to observe 'Parakram Parv' on 2016 surgical strikes anniversary
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India will observe 'Parakram Parv, commemorating the valour and sacrifice of the armed forces, on the anniversary of the 2016 cross-LoC military strikes on militant launch pads, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Encourage people to use e-vehicles, Gadkari tells NE CMs
Shillong, Sep 25 (IANS) Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday urged the Chief Ministers of the eight northeastern states to encourage people to use electric vehicles.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Punjab to plant 550 saplings in each village
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) To mark the year-long celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the Punjab government said on Tuesday that 550 saplings will be planted in each village of the state.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion,Environment/Wildlife
CBI asks Interpol Nigeria to help trace Sterling Biotech directors
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The CBI has written to the Interpol in Nigeria seeking the whereabouts of Chetan and Nitin Sandesara, directors of the Gujarat-based pharma company Sterling Biotech in connection with an over Rs 5,000-crore bank fraud case.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Reverse bidding to continue in green energy auction: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government will continue to conduct auctions in renewable energy through the transparent mechanism of reverse bidding and will not accept any unreasonable bids for renewables like solar and wind, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R.K. Singh said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Office of profit: EC rejects AAP plea for witnesses' examination
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday rejected the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs plea to call witnesses for examination in the office of profit case.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NE states get Rs 190,000 crore for road projects
Shillong, Sep 25 (IANS) Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the central government has sanctioned a whooping Rs 190,000 crore to develop 12,000 km road projects in the northeastern states.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Meeting with PM fruitful: Kerala CM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday night expressed happiness after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he had "very fruitful" discussions on how to rebuild the flood-battered state.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Modi alleges Congress plot to topple him, Rahul keeps up attack on Rafale deal (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Amid unrelenting Congress offensive against him in the Rafale deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hit out at the main opposition party, accusing it of throwing muck, indulging in lies and trying to form an "international alliance" to oust him.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Asia Cup: Shahzad, Nabi guide Afghanistan to 252/8 against India
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) Opener Mohammad Shahzad's entertaining century and sensible innings from Mohammad Nabi helped Afghanistan post 252/8 against Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India in the final match of the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Arunachal CM against candidates getting elected unopposed
Itanagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Arunchal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday said that he was against the trend of candidates getting elected unopposed in Lok Sabha or Assembly elections asserting that such culture was against the democratic spirit.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Companies that use cleaner energy more profitable: Report
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Companies that use cleaner and smarter energy are more profitable than their peers, a new report said on Tuesday, underlining the business case for putting sustainability at the heart of corporate growth strategies.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
IIT-Roorkee students among 249 rescued; over 300 still stranded
Shimla, Sep 25 (IANS) A group of 40-45 students of IIT-Roorkee, five residents of Kolkata and two German trekkers were among 249 persons rescued on Tuesday from the icy heights of Himachal Pradesh in a joint operation by the district administration and the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), officials said.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Spicejet to fly daily from Amritsar to Bangkok, Goa
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) SpiceJet on Tuesday announced it will launch two new daily flights from Amritsar to Bangkok and Goa.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Govt expects recovery of Rs 1.8 lakh crore bad loans in FY19
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government expects recovery of around Rs 1.8 lakh crore worth of bad loans during the current fiscal through measures like the insolvency and bankruptcy code and debt recovery tribunals.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
'Hindutva a way of life judgement' made political discourse lopsided: Manmohan
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Faulting the "famous but controversial" 'Hindutva is a way of life' judgement of late Justice J.S. Verma of the Supreme Court in the 1990s, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the judiciary as an institution should never lose sight of its primary duty to protect the secular spirit of the Constitution.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bengal town tension: ABVP burns Mamata's effigy
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) The BJP's students wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad on Tuesday torched an effigy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and demanded resignation of state education minister in protest against the killing of two students in Islampur last week allegedly in police firing.
2018-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Govt announces financial inclusion index, easy credit to MSMEs
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government on Tuesday announced three initiatives to take banking to the last mile comprising a financial inclusion index, geographical mapping of banking services and hassle-free online loans for MSMEs valuing upto Rs 1 crore.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Flipkart acquires Israeli startup Upstream
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) India's leading e-tailer Flipkart on Tuesday said it has acquired Israel-based Upstream Commerce startup for an unspecified amount to strengthen its selection and pricing capability.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Plea in SC against appointment of Justice Gogoi as CJI
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will hear on Wednesday a plea challenging the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC moved challenging triple talaq ordinance
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Samastha Kerala Jamiathul Ulema on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018 on the grounds that it invokes penal provisions against a class of people based on their religious identity.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Raghu Ram excited about Season 3 of 'A.I.SHA'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor-producer Raghu Ram promises thrice the action, emotion and drama in the third season of sci-fi thriller franchise "A.I.SHA", which he has produced with his brother Rajiv Laxman for digital media platform Arre.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Absolute decline in India's employment post 2013: Report
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India's structural transformation has been slower than desired resulting in a situation where there has been an absolute decline in employment post-2013, with the rate of unemployment among the youth now at 16 per cent, says a report by one of the country's noted private universities released on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
AAP sends legal notice to Sitharaman over Rafale
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Terming the Rafale deal a "mega scam", Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh on Tuesday demanded scrapping of the deal and sent a legal notice to Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the alleged irregularities in it.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tigre's Ledesma becomes 6th Superliga Argentina manager to be fired
Buenos Aires, Sep 25 (IANS) Argentine club Tigre said it has fired Cristian Ledesma, who has become the sixth manager to lose his job during the six rounds of Superliga Argentina play.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
A benchmark will be set: Vijay Deverakonda on 'Nota'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) After the success of "Geetha Govindham", Vijay Deverakonda will next be seen in political thriller film "Nota". The actor expects the film to set a benchmark and wants every politician to watch it.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Goa mining sector needs legislative cure: Parrikar
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) Goa's stalled mining sector needs an immediate "legislative cure", ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said in a letter to Union Minister for Mines Narendra Singh Tomar.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Post-2014, India 'richer' by 601 new billionaires, Mukesh Ambani on top
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) India added a whopping 601 new billionaires since 2014, with Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani topping the 'Barclays Hurun India Rich List-2018' for the seventh consecutive year with an estimated wealth of Rs 371,000 crore.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mallika Sherawat supports FIAPO to promote veganism
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Mallika Sherawat has extended support to the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) to promote veganism in India, and has urged fans to try a vegan diet for 21 days.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood,Health/Medicine
Real Madrid gear up for La Liga clash with Sevilla
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Real Madrid held its final training session on Tuesday on the eve of the upcoming La Liga match against Sevilla, but without midfielder Isco Alarcon and defender Dani Carvajal.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
SC verdict on quota in promotion for SC/ST on Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on Centre's plea seeking reconsideration of 2006 judgment laying down the criteria for reservation in promotion for SC/ST employees which the government has contended is coming in the way of filling lakhs of vacancies in different departments.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IIT-Roorkee students rescued; IAF to airlift stranded tourists on Wednesday
Shimla, Sep 25 (IANS) A group of 40-45 students of IIT-Roorkee, five Indian born US nationals and two German trekkers were rescued on Tuesday from the icy heights of Himachal Pradesh in a joint operation by the district administration and the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), officials said.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Panasonic, Leica, Sigma form strategic partnership
Cologne (Germany), Sep 25 (IANS) In a significant development in the world of camera, Panasonic, Leica and Sigma on Tuesday joined hands to create the "L-Mount Alliance" for full-frame and APS-C sensor cameras.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Italy,Technology,Business/Economy
Delhi cabinet approves rooftop solar power for housing societies
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet on Tuesday approved the 'Mukhyamantri Solar Power Scheme' to set up solar panels on rooftops of group housing societies in Delhi.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Malayalam film's makers promise entire revenue for flood relief
Kochi, Sep 25 (IANS) The makers of a new film "Aickarakkonathe Bhishaguaranmaar", to be released in 100 theatres on October 5, have pledged the entire revenue towards flood relief operations.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Renowned commentator Jasdev Singh dead
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Renowned commentator Jasdev Singh, whose mesmerizing voice captivated millions, passed away here on Tuesday after battling a prolonged illness. He was 87.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Man ends life after accused in sons' killing released on bail
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Depressed over the accused in the murder of his two sons getting bail, a man in Telangana's Nizamabad town committed suicide, police said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC verdict on constitutional validity of Aadhaar likely on Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court will likely pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on the batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar on grounds of it being violative of the fundamental right to privacy.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
WGAI blames IGU for golfer Aditi missing Arjuna award
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In a scathing attack on the Indian Golf Union for failing to nominate Aditi Ashok for this year's Arjuna award, the Women's Golf Association of India (WGAI) on Tuesday said it will approach Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore while not ruling out the possibility of a parallel body for governing women's golf in the country.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Indians knew little about Battle of Haifa before my book: Author Ravi Kumar (Lead, recasting para 6)
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) A hundred years ago, during the First World War, a gallant band of Indian soldiers of the 15th Cavalry Brigade fought off stiff resistance from Tutkish-German forces in the Battle of Haifa to liberate the city from over 400 years of rule by the Ottoman Turks. Very little of this was known till he published a book on it in 2016, says author Ravi Kumar, who is now planning a sequel.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Defence/Security,IANS Life
Panasonic unveils two full-frame mirrorless cameras
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) Panasonic Corporation on Tuesday launched two models of its first digital single-lens mirrorless camera with a 35-mm full-frame image sensor -- the S1R and the S1 under its LUMIX S series.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Germany,Technology
Man tells police he killed his wife
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A 26-year-old man was arrested here on Tuesday after he telephoned the police to confess that he had killed his wife over a suspected affair.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Riverbed unveils Microsoft product integrations
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Digital networking solution provider Riverbed Technology on Tuesday introduced Microsoft product integrations, enabling mutual customers to drive better business results.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Army denies slain soldier took part in surgical strikes
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian Army on Tuesday denied that the soldier killed in a gunfight along the Line of Control (LoC) at Tangdhar had taken part in the surgical strikes in September 2016.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Bargain buying halts equity market's 5-day losing streak, Sensex up 350 points (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) After shuttling between the red and the green through the day, the key Indian equity indices finally ended their five-day losing streak and closed nearly one per cent higher on Tuesday as investors took to bargain buying.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Vadra, Bhandari link reason behind Rafale deal cancellation: BJP
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Stepping up the attack on the Congress, BJP on Tuesday said that there was a nexus between Rahul Gandhi's brother in law Robert Vadra and arms dealer and middleman Sanjay Bhandari due to which the Rafale deal with French firm was cancelled in 2012.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
iPhone XS Max outdoes XS in early sales: Report
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Demand for the larger Apple iPhone XS Max is outpacing that of XS with 256GB storage option being the most popular, famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Gautam Chintamani pens authorised biography of Nouf Marwaai
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) An authorised biography of Nouf Marwaai, the first certified Yogacharini in Saudi Arabia, written by well-known film historian and writer Gautam Chintamani, has been acquired by Westland publications.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Old woman dies as son takes hours to make Ayushman card
Ranchi, Sep 25 (IANS) An elderly woman suffering from diarrhoea died in Jamshedpur on Monday even as the doctors asked her son to bring the recently launched Ayushman card, a part of Centre's flagship healthcare plan.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Indo-Uzbekistan joint exhibition inaugurated at National Museum
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) An exhibition dedicated to the upcoming state visit of Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to India was inaugurated at National Museum here on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: International, India,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Kartik Aaryan to turn showstopper
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan, who was chosen as brand ambassador for fashion brand Mufti earlier this year, will now turn showstopper for its first fashion show on Saturday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Snapchat testing 'Amazon Search' feature
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat is testing a new feature "Visual Search" that would let users search and shop products on Amazon from the Snap camera itself.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Offset partners can't be chosen without government clearance: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Maintaining the heat on the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale fighter jet deal, the Congress on Tuesday said that under the defence procurement rules, an offset partner can be chosen only with the Indian government's clearance and the Modi government is "lying" on the issue.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indians knew little about Battle of Haifa before my book: Author Ravi Kumar
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) A hundred years ago, during the First World War, a gallant band of Indian soldiers of the 15th Cavalry Brigade fought off stiff resistance from Tutkish-German forces in the Battle of Haifa to liberate the city from over 400 years of rule by the Ottoman Turks. Very little of this was known till he published a book on it in 2016, says author Ravi Kumar, who is now planning a sequel.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Defence/Security,IANS Life
Mukesh Ambani tops 'BHI Rich List' 7th time in row
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Industrialist and Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the "Barclays Hurun India Rich List-2018" for the seventh consecutive year, with his wealth estimated at Rs 371,000 crore, an official said here on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Golfer Vani to lead Indian challenge at Women's Indian Open
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Vani Kapoor, who finished a career-best tied-sixth in the previous edition, will be leading the Indian challenge at the Hero Womens Indian Open golf meet, which has a record prize purse of $500,000, a 25 percent hike over the last year's offer.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Resignations by SPOs negligible: Official
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam said on Tuesday that the resignations by special police officers (SPOs) was a negligible trend and restricted to south Kashmir.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Khel Ratna, Arjuna & Dronachaya awardees display candor on fans' questions, off-field likes
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Ahead of the prestigious National Sports Awards Ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday, the awardees candidly answered an array of questions and shared their special training regimen ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Indians to participate at high-end fundraiser in Paris
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The 26th edition of annual Le Bal des Debutantes, a glamorous fundraiser with international high society debutantes, to be held on November 24 in Paris, will see the participation of three Indian faces.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Abeer worried about his acting prospects after 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Abeer Soofi, who essays the role of Sai Baba in "Mere Sai", says he is worried about his "acting prospects" after the TV show concludes.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Why is government silent on Rafale price, asks Rahul
Amethi, Sep 25 (IANS) Continuing his attack on the Rafale deal, Congress President on Tuesday questioned the government's silence on the demand for disclosing the price of the fighter jets being bought from France.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
SC asks UP to consider declaring portion of Taj's surrounding area as heritage
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Uttar Pradesh government to consider declaring certain portions of the area surrounding the Taj Mahal as heritage.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
MPs, MLAs, MLCs can continue to practise as advocates: SC
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that lawyers-turned-lawmakers, both in Parliament and the state legislatures cannot be barred from practising before the courts during their term as lawmakers.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Woman protests after tiff with husband over male child
Ghaziabad, Sep 25 (IANS) A woman staged a protest outside the residence of her in-laws here on Tuesday after what she said was lingering torture by her moneyed husband and his family who wanted her to bear a male child.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kohli, Chanu conferred Khel Ratna; Neeraj, Hima get Arjuna award
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award -- by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ceremony here on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Hockey,Badminton,Tennis,Athletics
Tharoor says plea challenging his bail not maintainable
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that a plea for cancelling his anticipatory bail is not maintainable as the petitioner has no locus standi.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dues must be given as per merit, not gender: SRK
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who feels "swept off" his feet by women, believes in gender equality. He says people must be given their due according to merit and not on the basis of their gender.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Sex and the City' helped people talk about their intimate lives: Sarah
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker says the "Sex and the City" franchise enabled people to talk about their intimate lives, who they authentically are and how they choose to live sexually.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indians love to order tea, coffee
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Indians not only order food from food delivery companies but also tea and coffee, according to a study done by Uber Eats.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy
Tejashwi mocks Sushil Modi over crime in Bihar
Sep 25 (IANS) Bihar Opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday assailed Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi for remarking that criminals should keep off crime during 'pitri-paksh' when Hindus pay homage to ancestors through food offerings in Gaya, a holy town in the state.
2018-09-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
'Hichki' to release in China on October 12
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Rani Mukerji-starrer "Hichki", which received a standing ovation at the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), will hit the screens in China on October 12 as "Teacher with Hiccup". The actress is hopeful it will resonate with the audience there.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Why is govt silent on Rafale price, asks Rahul
Amethi, Sep 25 (IANS) New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Continuing his attack on the Rafale deal, Congress President on Tuesday questioned the government's silence on the demand for disclosing the price of the fighter jets being bought from France.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
India's April-August fiscal deficit at 94.7% of annual target
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India's budgetary fiscal deficit for April-August at Rs 5.91 lakh crore accounted for 94.7 per cent of the full year's target of Rs 6.24 lakh crore, official data showed on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sonu honoured with doctorate in Taekwondo, credits his action films
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, who has been honoured with a doctorate degree in Taekwondo here on Tuesday, feels special that his dedication has been recognised and says he gives due credit to the slew of action films that he has starred in.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Give enabling environment, stick to FTA: China tells Maldives
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) A wary China on Tuesday hoped that the Maldives' new government will provide an "enabling environment" to Chinese companies and stick to the controversial Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Beijing had signed with the now ousted President Abdulla Yameen.
2018-09-25
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Indian economy to grow at 8%: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the new insolvency law, indirect tax regime and demonetization will help drive India's growth rate and sustain it at 8 per cent.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Spinal cord stimulation offers new hope for paralysed people
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) A paralysed man regained his ability to stand and walk with assistance after undergoing a spinal cord stimulation as well as physical therapy, says a study, offering hope to people with backbone injury.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Tesla building own car carriers to boost deliveries: Musk
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Aiming to ramp up delivery of its Model 3 cars, electric car maker Tesla has started manufacturing its own car carrier trailers, company CEO Elon Musk has said.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Asia Cup: Afghanistan to bat vs Dhoni-led India
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat against Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India in the final match of the Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rafale deal better than one negotiated earlier: Air Force official
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Air Force Deputy Chief Air Marshal R. Nambiar on Tuesday asserted that the deal for 36 Rafale aircraft by the Modi government was "much better" than the one negotiated earlier for 126 planes, contending that "people are misinformed" about the issue.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Heavy downpours flood many areas in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Heavy downpours have flooded several areas of the city, inundating roads and homes in low-lying areas and uprooting hundreds of trees, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress throwing muck, conspiring to topple me: Modi
Bhopal, Sep 25 (IANS) Amid a raging row over Rafale, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the Congress of throwing muck and indulging in a campaign of slander and lies against him and of trying to form an "international alliance" to oust him.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Industry no more stuck on one hero, heroine stories: Divya Dutta
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta, who turned 41 on Tuesday, has been a part of the film industry for over two decades, and she says stories have evolved a whole lot from being centred around just one hero and heroine.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
2.5 hours of physical activity per week may prevent Alzheimer's
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Engaging in at least 2.5 hours of physical activity per week, including walking, running, swimming and aerobics, may delay cognitive decline and prevent Alzheimer's disease, suggests a new study.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Bodies of two sisters found in Delhi drain
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Bodies of two sisters, who had been missing since September 19, have been recovered from a drain here, police said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP dragging defence into politics: Congress on Rafale deal
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Attacking the ruling-BJP over the controversial Rafale deal, the Congress on Tuesday said the saffron-party is dragging the Army into politics.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Scientists identify 4 extremely young asteroid families
Sao Paulo, Sep 25 (IANS) Brazilian scientists have identified four new families of extremely young asteroids, taking the total number to 13.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Brazil,Science/Tech
Indian comic 'Chacha Chaudhary' to be recreated as animated series
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) Popular cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma's creation and hugely popular Indian comic book "Chacha Chaudhary" will be recreated as an animated series, Technopark-headquartered Toonz Media announced on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Absolute decline in India's employment post 2013: Report
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Indias structural transformation has been slower than desired resulting in a situation that there has been an absolute decline in employment post 2013, with the rate of unemployment among the youth now at 16 per cent, says a report by one of the country's noted private universities released on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Odisha govt to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi for 2 years
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) The Odisha Government on Tuesday said it would celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi for two years starting from October 2 this year.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Standard Chartered not to finance new coal power plants
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Standard Chartered on Tuesday announced to cease providing financing for new coal-fired power plants anywhere in the world, following detailed consultation with a range of stakeholders.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Rapid urbanisation, climate change ruining farmers
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday said rapid urbanisation and erratic climate are ruining the lives of farmers.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Musician Balabhaskar, wife injured in accident, child dies
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) Popular musician and violinist Balabhaskar and his wife were seriously injured along with their car driver near here on Tuesday in a road accident that killed the couple's two-year-old child, police said.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Last-hour buying lifts equity indices 1% higher, Nifty regains 11,000 mark
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) After criss-crossing between the red and the green throughout the day, the key Indian equity indices closed nearly one per cent higher on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Cybersecurity, data privacy biggest concerns for Indian businesses: Dell survey
New Delhi/Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Most business leaders in India regard data privacy and cybersecurity concerns as the biggest barrier to their digital transformation, a new report from Dell Technologies said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Greenply to invest 4 mn euros to scale up Africa plant
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) One of India's largest interior infrastructure company Greenply Industries will invest four million euros to nearly triple the capacity of its Africa plant in Gabon by 2019, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
La Pegasus Polo partners with Asociación Argentina de Polo
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The La Pegasus Polo, Indias upcoming premier polo establishment, on Tuesday entered into a partnership with the worlds most successful Polo association, Asociación Argentina de Polo (AAP).
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Solo show by Bangladeshi artist opens in Delhi gallery
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A solo show of photographic works by one of the most dynamic names from the Bangladeshi art scene opened for public viewing at the Akar Prakar gallery here.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Shilpa Shetty's sister doesn't take her seriously
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra says her sister and actress Shamita Shetty doesn't take her advice seriously.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP committed to deport illegal migrants: Amit Shah
Bhopal, Sep 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is committed to rid the country of illegal migrants, party President Amit Shah said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Eating high-carb diet can help lose weight
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Struggling hard to shed those extra kilos? If so, foods high in carbohydrates -- found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes -- may help you reduce body weight and fat as well as improve insulin function, suggests a study challenging previous beliefs.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
SC wants law against criminals entering legislatures, orders parties to give wide publicity (Third Lead)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to disqualify candidates against whom cognisance of chargesheet have been taken by courts, saying no further disqualification under the law could be added but urged Parliament to enact a law to address the malaise of criminals entering legislatures.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US healthcare system is morally wrong: Ex-UN chief
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has denounced the US healthcare system as politically and morally wrong, and urged American leaders to enact publicly-financed healthcare as a "human right".
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Health/Medicine
Cassini spots dust storms on Saturn's moon Titan
London, Sep 25 (IANS) NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed giant dust storms in the equatorial regions of Saturn's moon Titan, making it the third space body after Earth and Mars where dust storms have been observed.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
UAE-funded hospital opens in Yemen
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS/WAM) A hospital funded by the United Arab Emirates has opened in the Red Sea coast of Yemen.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Indian man charged in Dubai for groping woman
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) A Dubai court has charged an Indian man with groping a woman while she was walking late at night.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Team Europe begin practice at Guyancourt for Ryder Cup
Guyancourt (France), Sep 25 (IANS) Golfers representing team Europe took to the course on Tuesday at Guyancourt outside Paris as practice for the Ryder Cup kicked into full swing.
2018-09-25
Category: International, France,Sports,Golf
Swedish PM loses no-confidence vote
Stockholm, Sep 25 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will step down following his defeat in a parliamentary no-confidence vote on Tuesday brought against him by the opposition.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Pakistan SC offers security to Musharraf if he returns
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court on Tuesday assured former President Pervez Musharraf of high-level security if he returns to the country to face pending cases against him.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Rafale deal: Congress will bring to justice all those who dishonoured: Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government over the controversial Rafale deal in which the offset contract was not given to public sector HAL, saying that his party will bring to justice all those who "dishonoured and stole."
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Naidu queues up to worship Lord Balaji
Tirupati, Sep 25 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday stood in the queue like a commoner for a 'darshan' at the famed Lord Venkateswara temple on Tirumala near here.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Australian bank goes digital with Infosys cloud software
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Software major Infosys said on Tuesday that the Australian Military Bank (AMB) went live digitally on the Finacle cloud platform of its subsidiary EdgeVerve Systems.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Tanishk Bagchi has always believed in me: Jubin
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Jubin Nautiyal, who has worked with Tanishk Bagchi on songs like "The humma song" and "Akh lad jaave", says the composer has always believed in him and his ability to perform well.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Childhood asthma may up anxiety later: Study
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Children suffering from asthma are more likely to develop the risk of anxiety during adulthood, finds a new study.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Cabinet may take up new telecom policy on Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Union Cabinet is likely to take up a new telecom policy -- National Digital Communications Policy 2018 -- on Wednesday, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Drug to block pancreatic cancer growth developed
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new drug that can prevent the most common type of pancreatic cancer from growing and spreading.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kvitova eases past Krunic to enter Wuhan Open 3rd round
Wuhan, Sep 25 (IANS) Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Serbias Aleksandra Krunic in straight sets on Tuesday to advance to the third round of the Wuhan Open.
2018-09-25
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Give enabling environment, stick to FTA: China tells Maldives
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) A wary China on Tuesday hoped the Maldives' new government will provide an "enabling environment" to the Chinese companies and stick to the controversial Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Beijing signed with the now ousted President Abdulla Yameen.
2018-09-25
Category: International, China,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Tripura takes steps to check malaria outbreak
Agartala, Sep 25 (IANS) The Tripura government has undertaken steps to check any malaria outbreak in the state after six people died due to the mosquito-borne disease, a Minister said here on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung's first triple camera smartphone in India
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Samsung India on Tuesday launched Galaxy A7 with triple rear cameras for Rs 23,990 in blue, black and gold colours.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Have always been a very determined, stubborn person: Badshah
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Rapper Badshah, who has made his radio jockeying debut with RED FM's new show "Naam Badshah", says he has always been very determined and stubborn about what he wants in his life.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Two militants killed in Sopore
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pranitha Subhash enjoys keeping in touch with fans
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Pranitha Subhash says she likes to stay in touch with her fans, but wants to add a personal touch to the whole experience.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Technology
To see myself on poster with Big B a dream come true: Aamir Khan
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who is gearing up for the release of "Thugs Of Hindostan", says it is a dream come true for him to share space on a poster with megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New Tinder feature to let women initiate conversations first
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Giving women the choice to initiate conversations with their matches according to their own will and time, Match Group-owned dating app Tinder on Tuesday introduced a new opt-in setting -- "My Move" -- in India.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology
Rahul should not play with national security for cheap politics: BJP
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday called Congress President Rahul Gandhi's family corrupt and said he should refrain from playing with national security for his "cheap politics" over the Rafale deal.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Cassini spots dust storms on Saturn's moon Titan
London, Sep 25 (IANS) NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed giant dust storms in the equatorial regions of Saturn's moon Titan, making it the third space body after Earth and Mars where dust storms have been observed.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Even one fracture can reduce your bone density
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Breaking a bone can cause bone density losses throughout the body, not just close to the site of the fracture and primarily around the time of the fracture, results from two studies have showed.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Aniruddh Dave bags 'high performance-oriented role' in show
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Aniruddh Dave says he will play a high performance-oriented role in the upcoming show "Patiala Babes".
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
My on-screen character has different shades: Piyush Sahdev
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Piyush Sahdev says his character Abu Fazl in the upcoming show "Dastaan-E-Mohabbat: Salim Anarkali" has different shades.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC asks Delhi BJP chief to respond to contempt plea
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari to file an affidavit explaining why he broke the lock of a sealed property in Delhi's Gokulpur village.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kubbra Sait excited about 'The Verdict - State Vs Nanavati'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Kubbra Sait says courtroom drama "The Verdict - State Vs Nanavati" will be "hard-hitting", and she is excited to be a part of the web series.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Karan Johar attends Paris Fashion Week in style
Paris, Sep 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar stepped out in uber stylish ensembles for a Gucci show at the Paris Fashion Week (PFW).
2018-09-25
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Not bought remake rights of 'Ghar': Prernaa Arora
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Producer Prernaa Arora says she has not acquired the remake rights of Rekha-starrer "Ghar".
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kiara Advani 'excited' to recreate 'Arjun Reddy'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani says she is excited to feature in the Hindi remake of "Arjun Reddy" along with actor Shahid Kapoor.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chris Evans critiques his first acting gig
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Chris Evans has some critique for his younger self. The actor took to social media to share a snippet of an early project and took a dig at his style.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Real Madrid dominate FIFA's 2018 World XI
London, Sep 25 (IANS) The 2018 FIFPRO World XI announced here includes four current Real Madrid players and erstwhile teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Japan court allows nuclear reactor's reactivation
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) A court in Japan on Tuesday accepted an appeal by an electricity company to reactivate a nuclear reactor whose suspension it had ordered on safety grounds in December.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Salary incentive to J&K election staff
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday announced salary incentive to its employees discharging election duties and a likely increase in pay packets of special police officers (SPOs).
2018-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
France's Deschamps named FIFA best men's coach of the year
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Didier Deschamps, who led France to World Cup glory in Russia, was honoured with the prize for best men's coach of the year at The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018 gala here.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Salah strike in Merseyside derby proclaimed goal of the year
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Though he lost out to Luka Modric for best male player of the year, Liverpool's Mohamed Salah did not walk away empty-handed from The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018 gala here, picking up the Puskas trophy for best goal.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Amid volatility, equity indices trade flat
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a flat note during the afternoon session on Tuesday amidst a largely volatile trade.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Wozniacki beats Peterson, moves on to Wuhan Open 3rd round
Wuhan (China), Sep 25 (IANS) Denmarks world number two Caroline Wozniacki defeated Swedens Rebecca Peterson on Tuesday to advance to the third round of the Wuhan Open.
2018-09-25
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Kerber beats injured Keys, advances at Wuhan Open
Wuhan (China), Sep 25 (IANS) Madison Keys of the United States was forced to retire in the second set of her Wuhan Open second round match against Germanys Angelique Kerber on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
23rd IFFK uncertain over lack of funds
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) The fate of the 23rd edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) is uncertain due to paucity of funds as the state is going through a rebuilding process after being hit by the worst ever floods last month.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Families claim slain militants
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Three families claimed on Tuesday the bodies of three of the five militants killed by security forces in Bandipora in Jammu and Kashmir.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Video streaming experience on smartphones very poor in India: OpenSignal
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Despite video streaming on smartphones gaining momentum in India, the country still lags far behind on global standards -- falling in the poor territory characterised by frequent stalling during video playback and long loading times even for low-resolution video, a new report revealed on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
2016 surgical strike soldier killed in gunfight at LoC
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian Army on Tuesday paid tribute to Lance Naik Sandeep Singh who was killed a day ago in a gunfight in the Tangdhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC).
2018-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
9 acquitted in late actor Rajkumar's abduction case
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Sep 25 (IANS) A court in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday acquitted all the nine persons accused of abducting Kannada actor Rajkumar in 2000.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vivo V11 in India for Rs 22,990
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Tuesday launched the Vivo V11 in India for Rs 22,990 in starry night black and nebula purple colours.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Bradley Cooper finds a friend in Lady Gaga
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper says he has "made a friend for life" in singer-actor Lady Gaga after filming "A Star Is Born".
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Yamuna in spate, crosses danger mark in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Yamuna river here is flowing above the danger level following release of water from Haryana's Hathnikund barrage in the wake of heavy rains and flash floods in parts of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Take over RK Studios and turn it into film school, well-wishers urge government
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) What will happen to the RK Studios, which has just wrapped up what may be its last Ganpati celebrations? Nobody knows, but it's worth debating whether suggestions that the government must buy it and turn it into a film school for posterity, are viable.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
SC urges Parliament to enact law to prevent criminals from entering legislatures
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to disqualify candidates, against whom courts have taken cognisance of chargesheets, from contesting elections, but urged Parliament to enact a law to address the malaise of criminals entering legislatures.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Beating malnutrition; health awareness seeps into interiors of Bengal (Social Feature)
Purulia, Sep 25 (IANS) Shruti Roy, a chubby seven-month-old baby of Loharsole village in this West Bengal district bordering Jharkhand, is a far cry from all-too-familiar pictures of malnourished children. And as awareness grows among the shy and conservative pregnant women and lactating mothers of this region, more and more infants now resemble Shruti.
2018-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Features,Health/Medicine
5 of family killed in Odisha accident
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) Five people of a family were killed while two others sustained critical injuries on Tuesday after their van fell into a canal in Odisha's Puri district, police said.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google revamps 'Feed' feature, names it 'Discover'
San Francisco, Sep (IANS) Adding more context and control over "Search" results, Google is rolling out a set of major updates to "Google Feed" including a fresh look, improved features and a new name -- "Discover" -- both for desktop and mobile browsers.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' release shifted for 'better window'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Mere Pyare Prime Minister", which was earlier slated for an October 2 release, will now hit the screens on December 14.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saudi Arabian King to officially open high speed train line
Riyadh, Sep 25 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will officially inaugurate a high-speed rail line connecting the holy cities of Mecca and Medina on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Business/Economy
China-US negotiations difficult with 'gun to the head'
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) A Chinese Minister said on Tuesday that it was difficult to negotiate with the US to resolve the trade war between them as Washington was figuratively putting a gun to their head.
2018-09-25
Category: International, China,Politics
Lily Allen was last one to see Paula Yates alive
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen has revealed that she was one of the last people to see television presenter Paula Yates alive before her untimely death 18 years ago.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ajay Devgn begins shooting 'Taanaji - The Unsung Warrior'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn has started shooting for Om Raut's film "Taanaji - The Unsung Warrior".
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ola to monitor rides real-time for passenger safety
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) In a bid to step up passenger safety, Indian cab-hailing major Ola has rolled out a real-time ride monitoring system, the company said on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Former content moderator sues Facebook over mental trauma
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) A former content moderator at Facebook has sued the company alleging that moderators who face mental trauma after reviewing distressing images on the platform are not being properly protected by the social networking giant.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Rahul commends Amethi for donation towards Kerala flood relief
Amethi, Sep 25 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday commended farmers and small businessmen here for contributing Rs 2.57 lakh for the relief work in flood-battered Kerala.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Learning from diversity in regulation (Column: Active Voice)
Regulation has an unfortunate, negative connotation to it. It brings to mind an authoritarian image with regards to the government. That is definitely not how it should be. It must be accepted that regulation has a great positive impact on society and the economy. The economic crisis of 2008, which was effectively a failure of regulation, forcefully underlines this fact. One needs to see regulation as an enabler, even for businesses, and not as a deterrent.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
World Bank will offer new initiative on Indus Treaty dispute: Pakistan
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) The World Bank would soon approach India and Pakistan with a fresh initiative to resolve the Indus Water Treaty dispute, its President Jim Yong Kim has told Islamabad's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, according to a statement from Pakistan's UN Mission.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Modi to address Karyakarta Mahakumbh rally in Bhopal
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Ahead of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls to held later this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday address party workers at the 'Karyakarta Mahakumbh' rally in Bhopal.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neil to play encounter specialist in 'Dassehra'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh will be seen playing a revengeful encounter specialist in the upcoming film "Dassehra"
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian hockey team shoots for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian hockey team has shot for an episode for the quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. The megastar called the sportsmen as the country's "brand ambassadors".
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Indian businesses worried over data privacy, cyber security: Dell survey
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Terming data privacy and cyber security concerns as biggest barriers to digital transformation, almost half of Indian businesses say they will struggle to meet changing customer demands within five years, a survey by Dell Technologies revealed on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
MPs/MLAs can continue to practice as advocates: SC
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking a ban on members of Parliament and legislative assemblies from practising as advocates.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ChaoBella: Where Chinese, Italian cuisines collide (Foodie Trail-Delhi)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Ever since I moved to this city, I have observed that the people here are largely accustomed to two cuisines -- Chinese and Italian. Be it a plate of the cheesiest pasta or a bowl of hot and sour chicken soup, Delhiites' love for these two cuisines has given birth to inumerable eateries across the National Capital Region. But ChaoBella claims to have the best of both the worlds. True or not, let's find out.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Features,IANS Life
Mandela should be our moral compass: Sushma
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) In a world beset by terror and hateful ideologies, "the wisdom of pioneering leaders like (Nelson) Mandela should remain as our moral compass", according to Extenal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
Publicise criminal records of candidates: SC to political parties
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed political parties to post on their websites and publicise in the media full details of the criminal charges the candidates they are fielding in elections are facing.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Adobe, Microsoft and SAP announce Open Data Initiative
Orlando (Florida), Sep 25 (IANS) In an effort to empower companies to derive more value from their data and deliver better customer experiences, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP have introduced the Open Data Initiative (ODI).
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Patna doctors' strike enters 2nd day, 12 patients dead
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) A strike called by junior doctors of a hospital here entered the second day on Tuesday even as 12 patients died in the last 24 hours, officials said.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Shraddha Kapoor 'excited' to start shooting for 'Saina'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who has started shooting for the biopic on India's veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal titled "Saina", says she is excited to embark in this new journey.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
'Thugs Of Hindostan' to be dubbed in Tamil, Telugu
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan starrer "Thugs Of Hindostan" will be dubbed in Tamil and Telugu. The film's director Vijay Krishna Acharya says he wants to share the movie with the audiences across India.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Publicise criminal records of candidates: SC to political parties
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed political parties to post on their websites and publicise in the media full details of the criminal charges the candidates they are fielding in elections are facing.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sportsmen are nation's brand ambassadors: Big B
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says sports is the identity of a nation and sportsmen are the brand ambassadors.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Shahryar - the person and the poetry (Book Review)
Book: Shahryar: A Life in Poetry; Author: Rakhshanda Jalil; Publisher: HarperCollins; Price: Rs 599; Pages: 226
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
'Star Wars' producer Gary Kurtz dead
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) "Star Wars" producer Gary Kurtz is dead. He was 78.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Grey's Anatomy' star to direct film about Emmett Till's mother
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) "Greys Anatomy" star Jesse Williams will make his directorial debut with "Till", a film about Mamie Elizabeth Till-Mobley, the mother of Emmett Till, an African American teenager who was lynched in 1955 after being accused of flirting with a white woman.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN:Sushma discusses strategic cooperation, trade, development at bilaterals
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met nine leaders from across the globe in a whirlwind of bilateral interactions and spoke at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summity.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct in TV interview
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump'S Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh repeatedly denied accusations of sexual misconduct that have threatened to derail his confirmation in an exclusive interview with Fox News.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
EU to create channel to facilitate business with Iran
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will create a special entity to facilitate business with Iran and avoid the sanctions imposed by the US after its exit from the nuclear agreement with Tehran.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
J&K gunfight: Educational institutions closed in Sopore
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Authorities on Tuesday closed educational institutions and suspended mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town following a firing exchange between the security forces and militants.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Education
Hong Kong should revoke ban on pro-independence party: HRW
Hong Kong, Sep 25 (IANS) The Human Rights Watch on Tuesday demanded Hong Kong authorities to revoke a ban on the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party, a decision that it described as a major setback for freedom of expression.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Microsoft introduces platform to build voice skills for Cortana
Orlando (Florida), Sep 25 (IANS) To help businesses create custom voice apps for their employees and users, Microsoft has launched the "Cortana Skills Kit for Enterprise" for developers.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Sunshine in Punjab, Haryana after 3 days of rain
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Giving a break to three days of continuous rainfall, sunshine greeted people in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Couple trapped in snow rescued in Kargil
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) A foreign tourist couple, who were trapped in snow in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil district, was rescued on Tuesday, officials said.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Rainy Tuesday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Following overnight rains, the sky remained overcast in the national capital on Tuesday, with the Met predicting off and on showers through the day.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
K-Pop band creates history with UN speech
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) South Korean boy band BTS created history by becoming the first ever K-Pop group to address the UN where they asked young people around the world to believe in their own convictions and voices.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Australian bank goes digital with Infosys cloud software
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Software major Infosys said on Tuesday that Australian Military Bank (AMB) in Sydney went live digitally on the Finacle cloud platform of its subsidiary EdgeVerve Systems.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Key equity indices open in red
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Tuesday, owing to a weak rupee and rising crude oil prices.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trump, Deputy AG to meet on Thursday
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will meet on Thursday, amid reports that the latter could resign or be fired, the White House announced.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Twitter launches 'BeAVoter' campaign for US mid-term polls
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Ahead of the US mid-term polls in November, Twitter has launched #BeAVoter campaign that will be featured in top US trends and in a prompt in users' timelines on its platform.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Traffic to Manali restored partially
Shimla, Sep 25 (IANS) Traffic to picturesque Himachal tourist resort Manali was restored partially on Tuesday, a day after all major road links snapped due to landslides triggered by heavy rains, officials said.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Trump signs revised S.Korean trade deal
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump signed a revised free trade agreement with South Korea, cementing the first bilateral trade deal of his administration.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Instagram founders quit Facebook
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Instagram founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom have resigned from the Facebook-owned photo sharing app that has over one billion users.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Nepal, China to discuss hydro projects
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) The first Nepal-China joint steering committee (JSC) meeting to discuss development of hydropower projects will be held here later in September, a Nepali official has said.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Australian PM proposes national holiday to celebrate indigenous history
Canberra, Sep 25 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday proposed establishing a national day to celebrate the country's indigenous history.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
'Pataakha' is like a poem: Sunil Grover
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Sunil Grover, who will be seen next in the Vishal Bhardwaj directorial "Pataakha" feels the script and dialogues resembles a poem.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Woman shot dead in US city
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) A woman was shot dead in the US city of Boston, leading to an extensive manhunt for her estranged husband who had allegedly chased her in a motor vehicle before the deadly attack.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
YouTube sensation Lilly Singh tells UN to empower youth
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) At the UN where often aging politicians and diplomats hold forth on global issues, for a change young YouTube sensation Lilly Singh took the stage to remind them that the future belonged to the youth and they have the key to solving the world's problem.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Education,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Bill Cosby faces 5-10 years in jail for sexual assault
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Comedian Bill Cosby, who was earlier facing up to 30 years behind bars, will now face a maximum of 10 years after his three counts of his conviction were merged into one.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Cardi B to perform at Super Bowl
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Cardi B is in negotiations to perform her remix with Maroon 5, "Girls Like You", at the Super Bowl LIII, but the main issue being discussed is whether or not the rapper will get a solo set.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Messi to miss Argentina friendlies against Iraq, Brazil
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Lionel Messi's leave of absence from Argentina's national team will extend to at least November, the Albiceleste's interim coach Lionel Scaloni has said.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
UNSC condemns terror attack in Iran
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned "in the strongest terms" last Saturday's terrorist attack in Iran's Ahvaz city that left at least 25 people dead.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Luka Modric named best male player at FIFA awards
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Croatian footballer Luka Modric was named the world's best male player at the Best Fifa Football Awards here.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
US stocks close mixed amid trade concerns, data
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed as investors kept a close eye on the latest development of trade tensions between the US and its key trading partners while digesting a batch of economic data.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Women in Hollywood treated Sanaa Lathan 'horribly'
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Sanaa Lathan says famous women have been mean to her in Hollywood.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
British cabinet presses ahead with PM's Brexit blueprint
London, Sep 25 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May is to press ahead with her Chequers plan for a soft-Brexit, her advisors said after a meeting of her top ministers at Downing Street.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Business/Economy
Megan Barton-Hanson risks wardrobe malfunction
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Megan Barton-Hanson, who has been outspoken in her wish to end body shaming after her decade long experiences with comments, defiantly put her surgically-enhanced curves on display as she headed to a business meeting here.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
US dollar index edges down amid economic data
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) The US dollar index decreased on Monday as investors digested a batch of economic data.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Katie Price takes horsebox to auction amid bankruptcy woes
London, Sep 25 (IANS) TV personality Katie Price is taking her bright pink horsebox to auction after struggling to sell it online amid bankruptcy woes.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
AU, Somali forces kill 35 Al-Shabaab militants
Mogadishu, Sep 25 (IANS) At least 35 Al-Shabaab militants have been killed and several others injured after an exchange of fire between Somali national army, backed by African Union forces, and the militants in Somalia's Qoryoley town.
2018-09-25
Category: International, Somalia,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kylie Jenner's 'secret' pregnancy gave Kris anxiety
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Reality TV star Kylie Jenner secret pregnancy gave her mother Kris Jenner "anxiety", but it was a positive experience for the entire family.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
US stocks trade lower amid trade fears, data
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) US stocks traded on a downbeat note on Monday as investors were digesting a slew of economic data amid global trade tensions.
2018-09-25
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
4,130 rapes, over 15,000 dowry cases in Assam last 2 years
Guwahati, Sep 25 (IANS) Assam has witnessed 4,130 cases of rape and over 15,000 dowry-related cases ever since the BJP-led government came to power in the state two years ago, according to an official data.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal school violence orchestrated by outsiders: Minister
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday claimed the violence that took place in a North Dinajpur district school over the recruitment of new teachers last week was not orchestrated by students, but by outsiders.
2018-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Boeing setting up electronics, avionics facility in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Global aerospace major Boeing is setting up an electronics manufacturing and avionics Assembly facility in this tech hub at an investment of Rs 1,152 crore, said an official on Monday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
SpiceJet to start Shirdi-Delhi flight from October
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet will commence flight service on the Shirdi-Delhi-Shirdi sector from October 1, said the airline on Monday.
2018-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modi calls Maldives President-elect, congratulates on victory
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Ibrahim Mohamed Solih who was elected President of the Maldives following the elections in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy
Management to abide by Board decision, RBI guidance: Yes Bank
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Private lender Yes Bank's board will meet on September 25 to discuss the future course of action after its MD and CEO Rana Kapoor demits office on January 31, under the direction of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Orientation programme on e-Vidhan platform inaugurated
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Monday inaugurated an orientation programme here to encourage all state legislatures to move towards e-Vidhan platform, which would bring transparency and accountability in terms of information related to their functioning.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
UK, EU airlines could lose automatic right to fly, warns London
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Airlines of Britain and the European Union (EU) would automatically lose the right to fly in each others' territories under a no-deal Brexit, according to the latest batch of British government advice published on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Anti-polio drive targeting 10 mn children begins in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) A fresh anti-polio campaign targeting over 10 million children started in Pakistan on Monday, the media reported.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Russia to supply Syria with S-300 missile system
Moscow, Sep 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on Monday about his decision to strengthen Syria's air defence, including providing it with an S-300 surface-to-air missile system.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Alpesh Thakore says he is not joining BJP
Ahmedabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Firebrand young OBC leader Alpesh Thakore, the Congress legislator from Radhanpur in north Gujarat, on Monday denied rumours that he was preparing to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2018-09-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Kovind to open international science festival next month
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the fourth "India International Science Festival (IISF)" on October 6, it was announced on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech
Festive season, discounts lift India's August air passenger traffic
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The start of the festive season and discount offers lifted India's domestic air passenger traffic by 17.17 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Letters would perhaps be piece of archives: Pranab Mukherjee
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed dissatisfaction over loss of "letter writing habits" due to modern instant communication systems, saying the practice would "perhaps be a piece of archives for the next couple of decades".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former BCCI President B.N. Dutt dead
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Former President of Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India Biswanath Dutt, famed as a strict disciplinarian and one who brought the legendary Jagmohan Dalmiya into cricket administration, died at his south Kolkata residence on Monday following prolonged respiratory ailments, family sources said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Arunachal CM launched mission for promotion of Government e Marketplace
Itanagar, Sep 24 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday launched the nationwide mission for promotion of Government e Marketplace (GeM), which is aimed at bringing in more transparency and streamlining the government procurement.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Saudi-led coalition vows to target suspicious ships in Red Sea
Riyadh, Sep 24 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen vowed on Monday to continue to target suspicious ships threatening navigation in the Red Sea.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Meghalaya opposition hits out at Modi for withdrawing funds
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) Hitting out at the Narendra Modi-led government for withholding developmental funds in Meghalaya, the opposition Congress on Monday demanded that the House should pass a resolution to urge the Centre to immediately release funds in respect of the North Eastern Council (NEC) to ensure that the state is not deprived.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
WFP video reveals plight of migrants fleeing Venezuela
Bogota, Sep 24 (IANS/AKI) A recently-shot video due to be distributed later on Monday shows the dire situation facing thousands of people who are fleeing crisis-hit Venezuela, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said in a statement.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Colombia,Politics,Diplomacy
Chess Olympiad: Indian teams breeze past their opponents
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Resting five times World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand, the fifth seeded Indian chess team under the open category breezed past the 94th seeded El Salvador scoring 3.5-05 points at the 43rd World Chess Olympiad held at Batumi, Georgia.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Politics
Italy to strip convicted terrorists of citizenship
Rome, Sep 24 (IANS/AKI) Individuals who receive a binding conviction for terrorism will lose their Italian citizenship under a security decree issued on Monday by the populist government.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Terrorism
Italy suspends asylum for migrants who 'endanger society'
Rome, Sep 24 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities will suspend the applications of asylum seekers who pose a "risk to society", Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday after the cabinet approved a security decree.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No information on whereabouts of Sandesaras: CBI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Amid media reports that Chetan and Nitin Sandesara, both directors of Gujarat based pharma company Sterling Biotech and wanted in an over Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud case may have fled the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday said that it has "no information" about their whereabouts.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre to spend Rs 1.5 lakh cr to improve NE highways: Gadkari
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari here on Monday announced that the government will spend Rs 1.5 lakh crore for improving national highways in the northeastern states of the country.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Panel recommends setting up of RERA in Noida/Greater Noida
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A high level committee headed by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs' Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra has recommended establishing a Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) in Noida or Greater Noida to address the issues of home-buyers in nearby areas including Ghaziabad.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chess Olympiad: Indian open team breezes past rivals
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Resting five times World Chess Champion V. Anand, the fifth seeded Indian chess team in the open category breezed past the 94th seeded El Salvador scoring 3.5-05 points in the first round at the 43rd World Chess Olympiad held at Batumi, Georgia.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Apple completes acquisition of music recognition app Shazam
Cupertino (California), Sep 24 (IANS) Apple on Monday announced it has completed the acquisition of Shazam, one of the world's most popular music recognition mobile apps.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Mexico,Technology,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
Ease of Living best in Andhra, Odisha, MP
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh topped the chart in terms of ease of living followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh, according to the "Ease of Living Index" released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Panel formed to settle land acquisition issues of Ratnagiri refinery
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) said on Monday that a high-level committee of experts has been set up to draw a roadmap for settlement of land acquisition issues facing the proposed $44 billion Ratnagiri refinery project in Maharashtra.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress moves CVC over Rafale, BJP targets Vadra (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Opening a new front, the Congress on Monday moved the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) seeking an FIR as part of its multi-pronged attack on the Rafale deal but the BJP hit back by alleging that the previous UPA government had cancelled the fighter jets deal with France as a company linked to Congress President Rahul Gandhis brother-in-law Robert Vadra was not accepted as the "middleman".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
JNU defends change to online entrance exam
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Facing backlash from its students' union, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday came in defence of its decision to conduct entrance exams online, calling it "most efficient" and rubbishing students' resentment as "unsubstantiated".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
45 manual scavengers in Delhi to get jobs
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A total of 45 manual scavengers identified in three districts in Delhi will get jobs in civil defence, Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Workers at India Yamaha Motor, Eicher Motors and others on strike
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) About 750 workers at the Japanese two wheeler maker India Yamaha Motor's plant near here are on strike protesting the dismissal of two office bearers of their union, said an official of the Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) here.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Sushma begins bilateral interactions at UN, meets Nepal Foreign Minister
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj began her hectic round of bilateral interactions on the sidelines of the annual high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday meeting the Foreign Ministers of Nepal, Morocco and Lichtenstein.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Alpesh Thakore denies he his joining BJP
Ahmedabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Firebrand young OBC leader and Congress legislator from Radhanpur in North Gujarat Alpesh Thakore on Monday strongly denied rumours that he was preparing to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2018-09-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Congress leader bats for increasing Meghalaya Assembly seats
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) A Congress legislator in Meghalaya on Monday felt that there is a need to increase the number of assembly seats to 70 and the Lok Sabha seats to four considering the population growth in the state.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Egypt court upholds death sentence for 20 Brotherhood members
Cairo, Sep 24 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Monday confirmed the death sentence given to 20 members of the Muslim Brotherhood group for storming a police station and killing 14 policemen, the media reported.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple, Salesforce join hands to transform businesses
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Apple and Salesforce on Monday announced a strategic partnership to bring together Salesforce's customer relationship management (CRM) platform and iOS platform, enabling powerful new mobile apps for businesses.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Gujarat forms 64 teams to look for sick lions in Gir
Gandhinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Gujarat Forest Department has set up as many as 64 teams to scan the vast Gir forests to identify sick and weak lions and immediately shift them to rescue centres in view of the recent deaths of 11 big cats in the region.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Trump launches global anti-drug campaign; India signed pledge
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump launched on Monday a global campaign against the "scourge of drugs" with links to terrorism and asked for coordinated action to "save the lives of countless people in all corners of the world".
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Turkish national held at Delhi airport with 64 kg 'Jihad pills'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A Turkish national was on Monday held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here with 64 kg of a banned contraband drug generally used by militant groups and known as the "Jihad pill or Islamic State drug", said the CISF.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence India Startup Challenge deadline extended
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The last date for submission of applications to the Defence India Startup Challenge, being organised by the Defence Innovation Organisation, has been extended till October 31, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
18 drown during Ganesh immersion in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) As elaborate Ganesh immersion ceremonies ended after nearly 30 hours on Monday afternoon, as many as 18 lives were lost, mostly due to drowning, across Maharashtra, officials said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dena Bank board okays merger with Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The Dena Bank board on Monday approved the merger proposal with Bank of Baroda and Vijaya Bank proposed by the government last week.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi Police official accused of rape fails to join probe
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A Delhi Police official, who was booked on the charge of raping a woman and molesting her minor daughter, has failed to join the probe despite multiple summons sent to him by the Crime Branch, a police officer said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monsoon to start withdrawing from Saturday
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Monsoon rains in the national capital are likely to abate from Saturday, the weather office said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC reiterates need to publicise laws against lynching, mob violence
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday once again asked the Centre and the states to "absolutely religiously comply" with its orders and give wide publicity on radio, television and other media platforms to its direction that lynching and mob violence of any kind will invite the wrath of law.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman Maoist led attack on Andhra legislator
Visakhapatnam, Sep 24 (IANS) A woman Maoist is suspected to have led the team of rebels which gunned down a ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator in the tribal area of Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Terrorism
Michael Patsalos-Fox named Cognizant board chairman
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) American global software major Cognizant has appointed Michael Patsalos-Fox as its new Board Chairman, the company said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
SC notice to Sharad Yadav on JD-U leader's plea
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President Sharad Yadav while hearing a plea filed by Leader of JD-U in the Rajya Sabha, Ramchandra Prasad Singh, seeking to place on record the documents related to claim of formation of new party by Yadav.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Phase-II of Coastal Surveillance Network to be completed on time: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The second phase of the Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) - that was conceived to ensure attacks like Mumbai 26/11 does not happen in future - would be completed in a time-bound manner, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Gavrilova upsets Ostapenko in Wuhan Open 1st Round
Wuhan (China), Sep 24 (IANS) Australias Daria Gavrilova defeated Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia in straight sets in the first round of the Wuhan Open here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
SC to hear plea on female genital mutilation among Bohras
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday referred to a Constitution Bench a plea questioning the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) prevalent in the Dawoodi Bohra community.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Health/Medicine
Atletico coach says squad improving
Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said on Monday that his squad is improving after a rocky start to the La Liga football season, and praised France midfielder Thomas Lemar for his first Spanish league goal in the 2-0 win against Getafe over the weekend.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
TVS racer Jagan extends lead at INMRC championship table
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) TVS Racings Jagan Kumar put up a stellar show in the fourth round of the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) to extend his championship lead.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Goa event to celebrate Indo-Portuguese cultural fusion
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) Goa will celebrate its tryst with its former coloniser, Portugal, with an extravaganza involving wine, food, music, photography and films over a several month-long extravaganza, which kicks off later this month as part of the 10th edition of the "Semana da Cultura" Indo-Portuguesa (Goa).
2018-09-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Mandela statue unveiled at UN headquarters
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) A statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the UN headquarters on Monday to honour the South African President's 100th birth anniversary.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Jaitley to meet heads of public sector banks on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet the heads of public sector banks (PSBs) on Tuesday to review their performance and to take stock of the sector reeling under non-performing assets (NPAs) and scams.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Infosys arm wins deal to digitise Canadian procurement system
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Software major Infosys arm on Monday said it won a $62-million (Rs 451 crore) deal to digitise Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) for modernising and automating its processes.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Five militants, soldier killed on LoC
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Army on Monday said it had foiled a major attempt by terrorists to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir, killing five militants on the LoC and losing a soldier in the operation.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Afghanistan keeper Shahzad reports fixing approach
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a fresh case of corruption in cricket, Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been approached to underperform in the inaugural edition of the Afghan Premier League to be played in Sharjah from October 5 to 23. The offer was made during the ongoing Asia Cup here.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NBFCs' default risk, high oil prices pull indices into red (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Fears of major repayment defaults in the non-banking financial sector, along with rising crude oil prices and broadly negative global markets on trade protectionist measures, dragged the key Indian equity indices deep into the red on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maharashtra Congress protests against petrol, diesel prices
Mumbai/Thane, Sep 24 (IANS) As petrol hovered just below Rs 92 a litre and diesel touched Rs 80.53, the Maharashtra Congress on Monday said the fuels have now become befitting gifts for weddings.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Stranded bird halts DMRC's Magenta Line briefly
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Services on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line, which connects Noida to Janakpuri, were halted briefly at Kalindi Kunj station on Monday after a bird was spotted on the tracks.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Congress heightens attack over Rafale, moves CVC (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Mounting a multi-pronged attack on the BJP government, the Congress on Monday moved the CVC seeking a FIR and seizure of documents pertaining to the Rafale deal while its President Rahul Gandhi called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "thief".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Vedanta Group bets big on Indian football
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After setting up its state-of-the-art facilities in Udaipur and Goa, Vedanta Ltd. on Monday unveiled its plans to spread its wings to the states of Odisha and Chhattisgarh, as it aims to build a development model for grassroots football across the country.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Defiant India hold Iran in AFC U-16 football meet
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 24 (IANS) India played a goalless draw against Iran in the AFC U-16 football Championship at the Bukit Jalil Stadium here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Football
BJP strike call: No leave for Bengal government employees on Wednesday
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Countering the 12-hour strike called by the BJP on Wednesday across the state, the West Bengal government on Monday said its offices would remain open and no leave would be granted to any of its employees on that day.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Microsoft, DSCI launch programme to skill women in cybersecurity
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Microsoft India on Monday partnered with the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) to launch a programme aimed at fostering talent and building a pool of women cybersecurity professionals in the country.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Education
India has potential to triple its trade with South Asia: World Bank
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) India has the potential to more than triple its trade in goods with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, said a World Bank report released here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Another bridge collapses in Bengal, construction co booked
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Within a month of the Majerhat bridge collapse here in West Bengal, which claimed three lives, an under-construction bridge in South 24 Parganas district collapsed on Monday but no one was injured in the incident.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eight washed away in Himachal; Manali cut off
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh on Monday claimed eight lives and hundreds, including school students, were stranded in the state as incessant rainfall for the third straight day triggered landslides and snapped over 200 road links, officials said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Nehru Memorial Fund gets eviction notice, refutes 'unauthorised occupation' charge
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Amidst the raging controversy surrounding the Nehru Memorial Museum Library (NMML), the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, chaired by Sonia Gandhi and housed in the Teen Murti Estate here, has been asked by Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to vacate the premises on grounds of "unauthorised occupation", which the Fund has refuted in "unequivocal terms".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Flipkart's 5-day festive e-shopping from Oct 10
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Ahead of India's Dussehra and Diwali festivals, e-tail major Flipkart will hold a five-day shopping binge from October 10, the company said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion,Business/Economy
Britney Spears settles child support row
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears and her former husband Kevin Federline have settled their dispute over child support payments.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Punjab on flood alert; schools, colleges closed
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab on Monday issued a red alert in several districts following heavy rainfall in the state and the neighbouring state of Himachal Pradesh over the last three days, in view of the threat of flooding of rivers.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Modi government compromising Indo-French ties over Rafale: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of compromising India's friendly ties with France by alleging a "collusion" between former French President Francois Hollande and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over the Rafale deal.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
'Land acquisition, environmental clearances major reasons for NE road projects delay'
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said land acquisition and environmental clearances were the two major hurdles delaying the road infrastructure projects in the northeastern states.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Sanjiv Bhatt case: SC seeks Gujarat government's response
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Gujarat government's response on a plea by the wife of dismissed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, alleging that she is compelled to move the court as her husband is being prevented from doing so.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Three-year-old girl dies during rape in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 24 (IANS) A three-year-old girl has died during rape by a neighbour in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Median wage across 8 major sectors in India down 32% in 2017: Report
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The overall median wage in the country across eight sectors was Rs 219.4 per hour in 2017, down 32.14 per cent on a year-on-year basis, a monster.com report showed on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Height linked to varicose veins: Study
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Tall people are more likely to develop varicose veins, characterised by swollen, twisted veins that can be seen just under the surface of the skin, usually in the legs, finds a new study.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Two ministers inducted in BJP-led Goa cabinet
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) BJP MLAs Milind Naik, a former Power Minister, and Nilesh Cabral were sworn in as cabinet ministers in the BJP-led cabinet in Goa even as ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar dropped two ministers who have been hospitalized for severe ailments.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Digital platform has generated employment, good content: Radhika Apte
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, whose "omnipresence" on Indian Netflix shows has been much talked about, says the digital platform has generated a lot of employment and really good content.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Companies get time till Oct 15 to file ITR, audit reports
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The government on Monday extended the last date for filing of income tax returns and audit reports by companies for assessment year 2018-19 to October 15 from September 30, an official statement said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Microsoft to ship 'Surface Hub 2S' in Q2 2019
Orlando (Florida), Sep 24 (IANS) Microsoft's next-generation of giant conference room displays Surface Hub 2S will start shipping in the second quarter of 2019, the company announced on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Prasoon Joshi-led CBFC suggests new initiatives
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), chaired by Prasoon Joshi, has suggested new initiatives such as to invite the heads and members of Hindi and regional film associations, and a communication campaign for educating audience segments about the various categories that film content is certified under.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahul attacks Modi with 'Commande-in-Thief' jibe
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday made a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, calling him "Indias Commander-in-thief".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC verdict on plea to debar 'criminals' from electoral politics on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its verdict on a public interest plea seeking to debar from the electoral arena the politicians with criminal antecedents against whom charges have been framed by trial courts for heinous offences.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Infosys arm wins deal to digitize Canadian procurement system
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Software major Infosys arm on Monday said it won a $62 million (Rs 451 crore) deal to digitize Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) for modernizing and automating its processes.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
UPA govt cancelled Rafale deal as Vadra's company not accepted as middleman: BJP
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Giving a new twist, the BJP on Monday sought to drag Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law and businessman Robert Vadra into the Rafale controversy by alleging that the previous UPA government had cancelled the fighter jets deal with France as Vadra's company was not accepted as the "middleman".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After Ganpati Visarjan, Bollywood celebs turn beach clean-up warriors
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) A day after Ganpati Visarjan festivities, Bollywood and television celebrities like Shahid Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Niharica Raizada, Ritwik Sahore and Tanuj Mahashabde took to the Mumbai beaches for a clean-up drive.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Hotstar CEO Ajit Mohan is new Facebook India head
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a bid to consolidate its presence in India amid calls to curb fake news and other sinister campaigns on social media platforms, Facebook on Monday announced to appoint Ajit Mohan, CEO of popular video streaming platform Hotstar, as Managing Director and Vice-President, Facebook India.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
'Search' feature gets AI capabilities in Microsoft 365
Orlando (Florida), Sep 24 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday announced to expand its personalised "Search" feature for both inside and outside "Microsoft 365" by incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to make organisational search more effective and the results more accurate.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Private finance company staffer shot dead in Bihar
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) A private finance company staffer was shot dead and his bag containing cash looted by unidentified criminals on Monday in Bihar's Vaishali district, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's August domestic air passenger traffic up 17%
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India's domestic air passenger traffic grew by 17.17 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modernise your look this festive season
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The festive season is soon to begin with Navratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra and Diwali, bringing on that time of the year when you must ace the Indo-Western fusion wear trend.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistan sponsoring terror in India: Rajnath
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday accused Pakistan of "sponsoring terror" in Jammu and Kashmir and said the military was fully capable of thwarting any terror attack.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Microsoft launches $40 mn AI programme for humanitarian causes
Orlando (Florida), Sep 24 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday launched a new $40-million programme aimed at harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for disaster recovery, helping children, protecting refugees and displaced people and promoting respect for human rights.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
'My Client's Wife' a true, mean suspense thriller: Anjali Patil
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) After "Newton", National Award-winning actress Anjali Patil has explored the territory of bad marriages with disturbing outcomes in forthcoming film "My Client's Wife". She says it's a mean suspense thriller.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Munnar, Sikkim gets second real-time landslide warning system
Gangtok, Sep 24 (IANS) In a bid to save people from landslides in mountainous regions, Kerala based Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University has set up a wireless sensor network system in Sikkim-Darjeeling belt to predict and signal early warning of landslides to locals.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Sikkim,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook appoints Hotstar's Ajit Mohan as Managing Director, VP India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced it has appointed Ajit Mohan, former CEO of video streaming platform Hotstar, as Managing Director and Vice-President, Facebook India.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
'Jayalalitha was unwell for a year, why raise issue about Parrikar's health'
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) Defending the continuance of the ailing Manohar Parrikar as the Chief Minister of Goa, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar on Monday said J. Jayalalitha continued to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu despite being unwell for a year and a half.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Not everyone gets the concept of feminism: Sanya Malhotra
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Whether it was essaying a wrestler in "Dangal" or playing a feisty sister in the upcoming "Pataakha" -- Bollywood actress Sanya Malhotra is carving out a niche for herself as a performer who celebrates the idea of gender equality and feminism. She says it's a concept quite misunderstood by many.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Assam deported only 29,795 foreigners
Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) The Foreigners' Tribunals in Assam have so far declared 91,609 persons as illegal foreigners while the state government could deport only 29,795 persons till August this year.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Daphini to debut at Magnetic Fields
Jaipur, Sep 24 (IANS) Canadian musician Dan Snaith aka Daphini will debut at the sixth edition of the popular music and arts festival Magnetic Fields, which will be held from December 14-16 at Alsisar Mahal in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
With a twist in the tail, Indian open chess team finalised for Olympiad
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) With a twist in the tail, the fixed board order for the Indian open chess Olympiad team has been finalised, as per the information gleaned from the team pairings uploaded in the official website.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Maternal cannabis use likely to trigger early indulgence in kids
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Children whose mothers use marijuana are more likely to start smoking weed an average of two years earlier, which can lead to severe neuropsychiatric and social consequences, according to a new study.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Complacency led to killing of Andhra legislator by Maoists? (Analysis)
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Complacency on the part of Andhra Pradesh Police may have led to the killing of a legislator and a former legislator by Maoists on Sunday while the rebels appear have sent a message that they may be out but are not down.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Man gets new life in Kolkata's second heart transplant
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) A 51-year-old man from Kolkata was given a new lease of life after doctors at a private hospital conducted city's second successful heart transplant here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
CA closes Moeen's 'Osama' probe for lack of fresh details
Melbourne, Sep 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday announced the closure of the probe into English all-rounder Moeen Ali's allegations of being addressed as "Osama" by an Australian player during the 2015 Ashes series, after no new details emerged.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rahul attacks Modi, says `chowkidar' has indulged in `chori'
Amethi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, saying the country's "chowkidar" (watchman) had committed "chori" (theft) and spoken on various issues but not on the deal to purchase fighter jets from France.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Would've been impossible to make 'Doob...' without Irrfan: Director
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) "Doob: No Bed of Roses", Bangladesh's Oscar entry in the best foreign language film category, would not have been possible without Indian actor Irrfan Khan, says the movie's director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Leg-spinner Rashid inks all-format deal with Yorkshire
London, Sep 24 (IANS) One month after making his Test comeback for the first time since 2016, leg-spinner Adil Rashid on Monday inked a one-year contract extension with his county side Yorkshire, making himself available for all formats.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India finish Serbian Junior & Cadet Open on a high
Kovilovo (Serbia), Sep 24 (IANS) Indias young paddlers concluded their successful run in the Serbian Junior and Cadet Open here on Sunday, adding three gold, four silver and six bronze medals.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Other Sports
ADB to suggest ways to add value to mango, guava potato farming
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will undertake an exhaustive study in Uttar Pradesh to add value to mango growing, guava, potato and pulse farming, and submit a report to the state government, an official said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Fake judge held for duping people in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 24 (IANS) A B.Tech graduate from Hyderabad, posing himself as a Civil Judge posted in Gurugram, was arrested after he duped over three dozen people in the name of helping them to get cheap flats and jobs, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal rains claim 8 lives; hundreds stranded
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh on Monday claimed eight lives and hundreds, including school students, remained stranded across the state after incessant rainfall for the third consecutive day, triggering landslides and snapping over 200 road links, officials said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Petrol over Rs 90/L in Mumbai, Rs 85.99 in Chennai
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Spiralling fuel prices continued their upward march on Monday as petrol price in Mumbai crossed the landmark level of Rs 90 per litre. Diesel prices also hit new highs for the second consecutive day.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Beauty is now the fulcrum: FDCI chief on IFW's new title sponsor
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Beauty brand Lotus Make-up is the new title sponsor of the India Fashion Week (IFW), hosted by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), whose president Sunil Sethi says beauty has now become the "fulcrum" of the extravaganza.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rescued sailor is mentally stable, says father
Kochi, Sep 24 (IANS) V.C. Tomy, father of Indian Naval Commander Abhilash Tomy, on Monday heaved a sigh of relief as he heard about his son being finally rescued by a French vessel from the high seas in the southern Indian Ocean.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Paytm testing 'Face Login' feature
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) To further secure its platform, digital payments company Paytm on Monday said it is testing a new "Face Login" feature on its Android beta app.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Play golf to boost longevity, cut stroke risk
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Want a long life? Playing golf regularly can boost longevity as well as reduce the risk factors for heart disease and stroke, a panel of international experts has claimed, while stressing on the need to make the sport more inclusive.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports,Health/Medicine
Stalin condemns killing of 15-yr-old boy for alleged mobile theft
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday demanded action against those who beat to death 15-year-old P. Balasubramani for allegedly stealing a mobile phone.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress, opposition suffering from Modiphobia: Shah
Puri, Sep 24 (IANS) BJP National President Amit Shah on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Congress and other opposition parties including Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), saying that they have developed "Modiphobia".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Four must-have shoe styles for festive season
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With the festive season comes the time to dress up and celebrate. What better way to do that than to buy a pair of shoes that go with all your different outfits?
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistani teen, boyfriend beheaded by father for 'honour'
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old girl was beheaded along with her 21-year-old boyfriend in Pakistan by her father and uncle in what the police are calling yet another incident of honour killing, the media reported on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russian opposition leader arrested shortly after release
Moscow, Sep 24 (IANS) Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny was rearrested on Monday moments after he had finished serving a 30-day sentence.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
13 Indians, Israelis with blind climbers, scale Mt. Kilimanjaro
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) In an unique adventure sports initiative, a group of blind and able-bodied climbers from India and Israel have scaled the world's fourth highest and Africa's tallest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, an organiser said here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Sports,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Sensex ends 536 points lower, Nifty below 11,000-mark (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Slump in the financial stocks along with a weak rupee and high crude oil prices dragged the S&P BSE Sensex down 536 points on Monday and the NSE Nifty50 lost nearly 170 points to close below 11,000-mark -- slipping into the red for the fifth consecutive session.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Opposition candidate wins Maldives' presidential election, incumbent concedes defeat
Male, Sep 24 (IANS) Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party's candidate, was on Monday declared the winner of the country's presidential election held on Sunday amid political turmoil in the island nation, with incumbent President Abdulla Yameen conceding defeat.
2018-09-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Not defaulted on any bonds, repayments: DHFL
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) on Monday said it has not defaulted on any bonds or repayment of its financial obligations.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Smaller implanted heart valves may increase health risks
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Patients who underwent a minimally invasive, catheter-based approach to replace the aortic valve experienced inadequate blood flow because the prosthetic valves were too small, finds a research.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
IPKC to launch Cuppa Schoola Karate meet across India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Indian Professional Karate Council (IPKC) is all set to launch Cuppa schoola Karate meet across the nation after the great success of Cuppa Schoola Delhi-NCR in August, it was announced on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Livepool keep up the pace in EPL as Man City back in form
London, Sep 24 (IANS) All good things must come to an end, but not for Liverpool it seems as they extended their 100 percent record to six games in the English Premier League with a 3-0 win at home over Southampton.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bishop sent to Kerala jail, bail hearing on Thursday
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 24 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested on charges of raping a nun, was on Monday sentenced to two weeks judicial custody by a magisterial court while the Kerala High Court posted his bail plea for a Thursday hearing.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi HC bans slaughter in Ghazipur Murga Mandi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In an interim direction, the Delhi High Court on Monday banned the slaughter of poultry at the Ghazipur Murga Mandi here till further orders.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Will ensure liquidity of NBFCs, MFs, SMEs: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The government will take all measures to ensure adequate liquidity for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and mutual funds, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday in the wake of the uncertainty created by the ongoing debt crisis in the IL&FS group.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UAE, Red Cross sign pact to support humanitarian efforts
New York, Sep 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have signed an agreement worth $11 million to support the humanitarian response plan in Yemen, Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Bihar's law and order in bad shape: Kushwaha
Sep 24 (IANS) RLSP chief and Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha on Monday slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying that law and order in the state was in a bad shape.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soldiers, five militants killed in LoC gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) A soldier and three more militants were killed on Monday in a gun battle near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said, taking the number of rebels dead in the operation to five.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
42 arrested for cheating in Bengal police recruitment exam
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) West Bengal CID has arrested 42 persons in connection with cheating in the state police constable recruitment examination from various centres, a senior officer said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sid Owens 'gobsmacked' over Westbrook's cancer diagnosis
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Danniella Westbrook's "EastEnders" former co-star Sid Owens has prayed for the actress' good health after she revealed she has been diagnosed with womb cancer.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Fish import from Bangladesh to Tripura stopped for 20 days
Agartala, Sep 24 (IANS) Fish import from Bangladesh has been stopped for 20 days that created huge crisis in Tripura markets, officials said here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy
Winless Valencia secures draw against Villarreal in La Liga
Villarreal (Spain), Sep 24 (IANS) Villarreal and Valencia played to a 0-0 draw in a hard fought Spanish La Liga football match that saw the Bats' midfielder Daniel Barejo being sent off at the one-hour mark.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
BBC to offer 'reality check' service during 2019 elections to counter fake news
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Fake news is used as a political tool to manipulate populations in countries where elections are due. This is happening in India as well, says Jamie Angus, Director of BBC World Service Group.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Media,National,Politics,IANS Life
3 Indian women selected as Facebook global community leaders
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Adhunika Prakash, who founded non-profit Breastfeeding Support for Indian Moms in Pune, was on Monday selected among five global leaders for $1 million award each by Facebook as part of its Community Leadership Programme.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Mahesh Bhatt is pure magic: Varun Mitra
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Varun Mitra says filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is pure magic and producer Mukesh Bhatt is all strength.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shraddha Das comes out with her personal app
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Das has come out with her own mobile application, and is looking forward to creating a new connection with her fans.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Technology
Sanjiv Bhatt case: SC seeks Gujarat government's response
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Gujarat government's response on a plea by the wife of dismissed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, alleging that she is compelled to move the court as her husband is being prevented from doing so.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Welcome Back' actress Ankita to make TV debut
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Ankita Srivastava, who featured in the 2015 movie "Welcome Back", is set to make her TV debut with Anirudh Pathak's forthcoming show "Dastaan-E-Mohabbat Salim Anarkali".
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India has potential to triple its trade with South Asia: World Bank
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) India has the potential to more than triple its trade with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, said a World Bank report released here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Halep stays No. 1 in world tennis rankings, Goerges enters top-10 list
Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep maintained the No. 1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Nepal's tiger population doubles
Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) Nepal has been able to almost double the number of wild tigers within a decade.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Nadal stays atop ATP rankings
Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Section of Australian beach collapses into sea
Canberra, Sep 24 (IANS) A large section of an Australian beach suddenly collapsed into the sea due to erosion, authorities said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Vietnam prepares state funeral for President Quang
Hanoi, Sep 24 (IANS) Preparations for the state funeral of President Tran Dai Quang, who died last week following prolonged illness, were underway in Vietnam on Monday, a day after Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh was named the Acting President.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Hyderabad Metro chugs on Ameerpet-LB Nagar route
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The Hyderabad Metro Rail on Monday commenced operations on the 16-km Ameerpet-LB Nagar line along one of the busiest corridors in the city.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Already in Asia Cup final, India look to extend dominance (Preview)
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) Having already sealed their place in the final of the Asia Cup with successive wins over Bangladesh and Pakistan, defending champions India will now face a resurgent Afghanistan in the final match of the Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Congress moves CVC over Rafale, wants FIR
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Intensifying its battle against the Modi government over the Rafale deal, the Congress on Monday moved the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) seeking a probe and FIR as well as seizure of relevant documents pertaining to the deal which it claimed caused loss to the exchequer.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Xiaomi 'Smart TVs' now available offline
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Expanding its offline presence in India, Chinese electronics player Xiaomi on Monday announced that its "Mi LED Smart TVs" would now be available through offline channels in the country.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Court summons Sharif, journalist in treason case
Lahore, Sep 24 (IANS) The Lahore High Court on Monday asked former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and a journalist to appear before it in connection with a treason case.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
4 Maoists arrested in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 24 (IANS) Four Maoists, including one who carried a reward of Rs 2 lakh for his capture, were arrested on Monday in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Motorola's first Android One smartphone now in India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone company Lenovo-Motorola on Monday launched its first Android One device "Motorola One Power" in India for Rs 15,999.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Hong Kong bans pro-independence party
Hong Kong, Sep 24 (IANS) Hong Kong authorities on Monday banned a party which openly advocated the independence of the former British colony from the rest of China.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Revival of 45 bankrupt companies will meet 50% of lenders' claims: IBBI Chairperson (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) About 45 bankrupt companies have been approved for revival under the new insolvency law and this will recover more than Rs 50,000 crore, or 50 per cent of the total claim of creditors, a senior official has said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UN has no right to interfere in Myanmar: Army chief
Naypyidaw, Sep 24 (IANS) Myanmar Army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said the UN had no right to interfere in the country, after UN experts recently said that they found elements of deliberate genocide of the Rohingya Muslim minority.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Government calls Rahul's charge on SPG 'baseless'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The government on Monday dismissed as baseless" Congress President Rahul Gandhi charge that former Special Protection Group (SPG) chief Vivek Srivastava had to quit his job because he refused to accept a list of SPG officers handpicked by the RSS.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Telangana Governor rides bicycle to Raj Bhavan
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Monday peddled his way from the Kharitabad Metro Station here to Raj Bhavan, his official residence.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Frankfurt battles Leipzig to 1-1 draw in Bundesliga
Frankfurt, Sep 24 (IANS) Eintracht Frankfurt played to a 1-1 home draw with RB Leipzig in the last match of the German Bundesliga's fourth round here at Commerzbank-Arena.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Bologna earns first Serie A win, adds to Roma's woes
Bologna (Italy), Sep 24 (IANS) Roma continued their four-game Serie A winless drought with a 0-2 loss to host Bologna, a lower-ranked team in the Italian football league standings.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Thiem tops Klizan to win St. Petersburg Open final
St. Petersburg, Sep 24 (IANS) Top-seed Dominic Thiem of Austria topped Slovakia's Martin Klizan 6-3, 6-1 to win the St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament, his 11th career title and his first on indoor hard court.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Our differences with Rahul are political, not personal: Rajnath
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the BJP's differences with Congress President Rahul Gandhi were "political and nor personal" in nature.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sensex down 600 points amid sell-off in banking, finance stocks
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The S&P BSE Sensex lost nearly 600 points during the mid-afternoon session on Monday, with heavy selling activity in banking, finance and auto stocks.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Betis battles Athletic to 2-2 draw in La Liga
Sevilla (Spain), Sep 24 (IANS) Real Betis salvaged a point in a home Spanish La Liga football game against Athletic Club, fighting their way back from a 0-2 deficit to a 2-2 draw.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Barcelona, down a man, battles to secure draw against Girona
Barcelona, Sep 24 (IANS) Barcelona managed a 2-2 draw after fighting hard to overcome a 1-2 deficit against Girona following the expulsion of Clement Lenglet, but not the win they craved for at Camp Nou.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Stranded navy commander rescued from Indian Ocean
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Four days after he was seriously injured and stranded in a boat race, Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy was rescued on Monday, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said here.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Indonesian teen survives after 48 days adrift in sea
Jakarta, Sep 24 (IANS) An Indonesian teenager survived 48 days adrift at sea in a floating fish trap before he was rescued by a cargo vessel and taken to Japan, officials said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Human Interest/Society
Taiwan braces for typhoon Trami
Taipei, Sep 24 (IANS) Taiwan is bracing for typhoon Trami, which could be among the strongest storms of the year by the time it hits the island later this week, authorities said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Environment/Wildlife
Our differences with Rahul are political, not personal: Rajnath
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the BJP's differences with Congress President Rahul Gandhi were "political and nor personal" in nature.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sabalenka registers hard-fought win over Navarro at Wuhan Open
Wuhan (China), Sep 24 (IANS) Spain's Garbine Muguruza (14th seed) defeated Belgium's Alison Van Uytvanck 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the Wuhan Open here on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Odisha targets 55 lakh tonne paddy procurement during Kharif season
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet on Monday approved the food and procurement policy for the Kharif marketing season 2018-19 with a target to procure 55 lakh tonnes of paddy from farmers.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Gautam Rode confirms return to TV with 'Kaal Bhairav...'
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Gautam Rode is returning to the small screen after taking a break for two years. He says the second season of the show "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya" sounded even more exciting than its first season.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
US-China trade war escalates with biggest sets of tariffs
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The ongoing trade war between the US and China further escalated on Monday as the two economic powerhouses slapped each other with the largest rounds of tariffs yet, unleashing punitive duties now on roughly half of their traded goods.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy
Bishop sent to 14 days judicial custody
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 24 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested on charges of raping a nun, was on Monday sent to two weeks judicial custody by a Kerala court.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa cabinet rejig: Ailing ministers dropped, 2 BJP MLAs to be sworn in
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) Two ailing ministers in the BJP-led coalition government were dropped from the Goa cabinet on Monday, to make way for the induction of two others from the party into the the 12-member cabinet.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Heavy rains lash Bengaluru as monsoon remains active in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Bengaluru and surrounding districts on Monday inundating several low-lying areas, uprooting trees and flooding roads, an official said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress moves CVC seeking probe into 'Rafale scam'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Continuing its battle against the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal, a Congress delegation on Monday met the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) seeking a probe into the alleged corruption in the inter-governmental defence deal to procure 36 fighter jets.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Nokia 5.1 Plus smartphone now in India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Finnish company HMD Global, that sells Nokia smartphones, on Monday announced the availability of Nokia 5.1 Plus for Rs 10,999 in India.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
There can be no other 'Kaanta laga' girl: Shefali Jariwala
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Dancer-actress Shefali Jariwala, who shot to fame with the 2002 controversial song "Kaanta laga", says there can never be another "Kaanta laga" girl.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi dedicates airport in Sikkim, attacks past governments on northeast development
Pakyong (Sikkim), Sep 24 (IANS) Marking a new milestone in the country's aviation sector by bringing Sikkim into air network, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the previous governments accusing them of having neglected the northeast and said in the last four years his government has opened 35 new airports.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Sikkim,National,Politics
Hyderabad Metro starts operations on Ameerpet-LB Nagar route
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The Hyderabad Metro Rail on Monday commenced its operations on the 16-km Ameerpet-LB Nagar line.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Instagram not planning 'Regramming' feature anytime soon
San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) Instagram has denied testing any native "Regramming" feature that could allow its one billion users to instantly repost someone else's post to their own account, the media reported.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Trump, Abe discuss denuclearization of Korean Peninsula
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to continue close coordination on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Anthology on Manto by friends, foes demystifies the maverick's life
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A new anthology on Saadat Hasan Manto, penned by the maverick's friends, foes and family, inspects "Manto Saheb" beyond the usual, capturing the psychology of the much discussed figure.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
Mudslide kills 5 of family in J&K
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) Five members of a family were killed on Monday in a mudslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa's Serendipity Arts Festival to hold curtain raiser events in Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Goa's annual Serendipity Arts Festival will be staging two days of events here this week to mark the curtain raiser for its third edition.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
NASA's MAVEN marks 4 years in Mars orbit with selfie
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) NASA's MAVEN spacecraft released a selfie image of the spacecraft at Mars, celebrating its four years in orbit studying the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Sell-off in finance stocks pull Sensex, Nifty 1% lower
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded in the red on Monday afternoon, with the S&P BSE Sensex losing over 400 points and the Nifty down 140 points.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Westlife to reunite after 6 years
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Irish pop band Westlife is reuniting for the first time since its last performance in 2012.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
2 killed, 15 injured in UP road accident
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Two persons were killed and 15 injured when a state-owned bus rammed into a stationary truck on national highway 91 in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rafale deal: BJP accuses Congress of fuelling Pakistan's attack on India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The BJP on Monday accused the Congress of fuelling Pakistans attack on India over the controversial Rafale deal and claimed there was a "design" between the Congress and Pakistan whose aim was to remove Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Rahul arrives in Amethi on 2-day visit
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday arrived in his parliamentary constituency of Amethi on a two-day visit.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Singapore fines ride-hailing firms over merger deal
Singapore, Sep 24 (IANS) Singapore authorities on Monday imposed a fine of S$13 million ($9 million) on ride-hailing companies Grab and Uber for violating competition laws in their merger deal.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy
Plea for Imran Khan's disqualification rejected
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking Prime Minister Imran Khan's disqualification for not being truthful and righteous.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Rana is happy with Dulquer's progress in cinema
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Dulquer Salmaan has featured in 26 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi since his acting debut in 2012. He is currently busy adding more movies to his impressive filmography. And so, his friend and actor Rana Daggubati is very happy with the "Kali" star's progress in the film industry.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Hannah Spearritt expecting a child
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Hannah Spearritt says she is expecting her first child with long-time boyfriend Adam Thomas.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BSP leader Romesh Mahant joins BJP
Bhopal, Sep 24 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Romesh Mahant has quit the party to join hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before the upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
'Big Bad Wolves' remake in works
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) "La Casa Muda" director Gustavo Hernández has secured the rights for a remake of 2013 Israeli black comedy horror-thriller film "Big Bad Wolves".
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
OTH cast celebrates 15th anniversary with hurricane relief efforts
Wilmington (US), Sep 24 (IANS) The cast of "One Tree Hill" (OTH), who spent years shooting the popular teen drama in Wilmington, North Carolina, have come together on the 15th anniversary of the show's premiere to lend their support to rebuild efforts following the devastation of Hurricane Florence.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC Constitution Bench to hear plea on FGM amongst Dawoodi Bohra community
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday referred to a Constitution Bench a plea questioning the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) prevalent in the Dawoodi Bohra community.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Panasonic to foray into flagship smartphone segment in India
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After creating its space in the entry-level and mid-price segment, Panasonic is geared up to launch two Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled premium smartphones in the Indian market on October 4.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Afghanistan launches polio vaccination drive
Kabul, Sep 24 (IANS) Afghan health authorities on Monday launched a five-day polio vaccination drive in some of the country's most high-risk provinces.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Himachal roads closed after heavy rains
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh on Monday continued to experience heavy to extremely heavy rains, causing major landslides and blocking highways and link roads, while all major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said here.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Aamir unveils his wily 'Thugs of Hindostan' look
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) He rides a donkey, sports curly brown hair and wears a hat. Aamir Khan, who unveiled his look from "Thugs of Hindostan" on Monday, sports an intriguing avatar for his role as the wily Firangi in the Yash Raj Films project.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Massive anti-Maoist operations launched on Andhra-Odisha border
Visakhapatnam, Sep 24 (IANS) A day after Maoists gunned down a sitting MLA and a former legislator, personnel of the elite Greyhounds anti-Maoist force and the CRPF launched a massive combing operation in the tribal areas of Visakhapatnam district on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Eating Wasps': A crisp take on tough choices confronting women (Book Review)
Book: Eating Wasps; Author: Anita Nair; Publisher: Context; Pages: 256; Price: Rs 599
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Taraji P. Henson wants to normalise mental health
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Taraji P. Henson, who has started her NGO for the welfare of mentally ill people, revealed that she too has sought treatment for mental health in her life.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Maldives' opposition candidate decalred winner of presidential election
Male, Sep 24 (IANS) The Election Commission of Maldives on Monday declared opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party as the winner of the presidential election in the country that has been gripped by political upheaval.
2018-09-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Abducted civilian found dead in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) A 45-year-old civilian abducted by unidentified gunmen on Saturday was found dead in Sopore area on Monday, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China's leading e-vehicle maker wants to set up plant in India
Wuxi (China), Sep 24 (IANS) China's leading electric vehicle company, Sunra, sees India soon emerging as the world's biggest market for electric bikes and plans to set up a factory in the country.
2018-09-24
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Accenture expands AI capabilities of its automation platform 'myWizard'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Global professional services company Accenture on MOnday announced it would expand capabilities of its intelligent automation platform "myWizard" to accelerate enterprise automation and innovation.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Another bridge collapses in Bengal, none injured
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Within a month of the Majerhat bridge collapse here in West Bengal, that claimed three lives, an under construction bridge in South 24 Parganas collapsed on Monday, police said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
L&T Technology Services strikes $40 mn deal in Europe
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Global engineering services company L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) on Monday said it had won a multi-year deal to provide digital content management services to a leading European technology companys industrial products segment.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
J&K flash flood: 30 people rescued
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) Thirty people, including women and children were rescued in Jammu and Kashmir during a flash flood in Kathua district, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Mobile-first workforce to drive SaaS Cloud growth in India: Oracle
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) As more and more businesses in India shift their focus to building a mobile-first workforce, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Cloud solutions will connect not only people to solutions but also networked devices, machinery and products in the near future, a top Oracle India executive said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
India welcomes Maldives presidential election result
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India on Monday welcomed the result of the presidential election in the Maldives with early reports showing that the joint opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party has beaten incumbent Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
2018-09-24
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Rewari gang rape main accused sent to 4-day police custody
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) A court in Haryana has sent two of the main accused in the gang rape case of a 19-year-old college student to four days police custody, police said on Monday.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Menstrual hygiene campaign changes lives in rural Bengal (Social Feature)
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Kiran Bauri, a teenaged Class 12 student of Dhurohi village in West Bengal's Purulia district, has been for years using her limited pocket money to educate local women about the health benefits of using sanitary napkins.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Chidambaram targets Modi government for dodging Rafale probe
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday ridiculed the Narendra Modi government for refusing a probe into the Rafale deal after Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discredited former French President Francois Hollande's revelation on the choice of an offset partner.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Petrol crosses Rs 91/l, diesel at Rs 80 in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Petrol retail rates finally breached the Rs 90 mark in Mumbai by touching Rs 90.08 per litre here on Monday, but stood much higher elsewhere in the state, industry officials said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Cloudy Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Following overnight rains the skies remained overcast in the national capital on Monday morning, with the Met predicting moderate rains during the day.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Former BCCI chief B.N. Dutt dead
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President B.N. Dutt died at his south Kolkata residence on Monday following respiratory ailments, family sources said.
2018-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Health/Medicine
Trump's tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods kicks in
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The ongoing trade war between the US and China has escalated after American President Donald Trump's administration's new 10 per cent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods kicked in on Monday, spanning thousands of products, including food seasonings, baseball gloves, network routers and industrial machinery parts.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy
Swaraj has gruelling schedule at UNGA session
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will see more action on the sidelines of the high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session this week than in its chamber, as she keeps up a gruelling schedule of one-on-one meetings with some 30 leaders and participation in several multilateral meetings.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance: Foreign Minister
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that despite Indias reluctance, Islamabad would not close doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Rains affect life in Punjab, Haryana; damage paddy, cotton crop
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rainfall continued in most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the third day on Monday affecting normal life.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Equity indices open in red
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Monday with heavy selling pressure in consumer durables, auto and banking stocks.
2018-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
White House, Kavanaugh deny allegation made by second woman
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The White House and Brett Kavanaugh have denied an allegation made by a second woman accusing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of inappropriate sexual behaviour.
2018-09-24
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amnesty urges China to end 'brainwashing' Muslims in Xinjiang
Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) Amnesty International (AI) in a report on Monday urged the Chinese government to end the "brainwashing" of nearly one million Muslims held in "re-education" camps in the Xinjiang Uighur region.
2018-09-24
Category: International, China,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HIV diagnoses in Australia dips by 7%: Study
Sydney, Sep 24 (IANS) HIV diagnoses in Australia have hit a five-year low, with a significant drop among homosexual and bisexual men, latest figures from a major study released on Monday said.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Australian filmmaker back home after jail time in Cambodia
Sydney, Sep 24 (IANS) An Australian documentary filmmaker is back home in Sydney after he was granted a Royal pardon in Cambodia for a espionage conviction, for which he was sentenced to six years in prison.
2018-09-24
Category: International, Australia,Immigration/Law/Rights

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