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Strife on cards as K'taka bans 'black day' on statehood anniversary?
Belagavi, (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) Kannadiga-Maratha strife many surface in Karnataka's border Belagavi district as the state government has banned observation of 'Black Day' by Marathi organisations and parties on the Kannada Rajyotsava celebrated on November 1 to mark the state's formation.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Devotees bid adieu to goddess Durga on Vijayadashami in NE
Guwahati/Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) The religious fervour, pomp and gaiety with which the five-day Durga Puja festivity was celebrated in the northeastern states, especially in Assam, Tripura and Manipur, came to an end on Friday with the immersion of idols of in various rivers, ponds and water bodies in the region.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Religion
IPL 2021 Final: Chennai Super Kings cruise to their fourth IPL title
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. With this win, Chennai have now clinched their fourth IPL title. It completes a remarkable comeback for Chennai, who were placed seventh last season and have now won their fourth IPL trophy in a campaign which started with a loss but ended with a win.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Praise flows in for TN foresters after heart-warming picture
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials are garnering praise from netizens after a senior forest officer tweeted a photo of an elephant calf hugging a forest official who rescued it.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Man brutally killed on Singhu border; one Nihang surrenders (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The farmers' protest site on Singhu border on the periphery of the national capital, which was till now labelled as a pious spot for the farmers' movement, was on Friday soaked with the blood of a man, who was mercilessly killed for allegedly desecrating a Sikh religious scripture.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Jumbo Savari' takes place within Mysuru Palace premises on Dasara
Mysuru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday inaugurated the Dasara procession of 'Jumbo Savari' by performing a puja at the Balarama Gate of the Mysuru Palace. Bommai also paid floral tribute to the idol of goddess Chamundeshwari along with other dignitaries.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
A familiar face returns while another makes his swansong in the Premier League
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The Premier League is back in action this weekend with a familiar face coming back to the competition in the Watford dugout, while Steve Bruce faces what could be his swansong at Newcastle.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SCO meet: India calls for special working group on start-ups
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India has proposed creation of a new Special Working Group on Start-ups and Innovation at the SCO.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Singhu killing: One Nihang Sikh surrenders before Haryana Police
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Nihang Sikh has taken the responsibility for the brutal killing of a man at the Singhu border early on Friday, official sources said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parkash Badal seeks fair probe into Singhu border killing
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday condemned the entire sequence of events at the Singhu border and demanded a fair and impartial probe into all angles of the heinous crime, including the brutal murder and allegations of sacrilege of the holy Sikh scripture.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
ISI pushing its agenda of targeted killings in Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite the ongoing operations against terrorists in Kashmir, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has been pushing its agenda of targeted killings in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and has also prepared a list of 100 targets, including political leaders.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Stalin urges PM to get 23 TN fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy freed
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get freed 23 fishermen from the state arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in a jail there.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Thomas Cup: Indian men crash out, lose in quarters
Aarhus (Denmark), Oct 15 (IANS) India's campaign in the 2021 Thomas and Uber Cup Finals came to a disappointing end on Friday with the men's team losing 1-3 to hosts Denmark in their quarter-final encounter.
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Congress targets BJP over Global Hunger Report
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress' Maharashtra unit on Friday hit out at the Centre's ruling BJP after the Global Hunger Report-2021, yanked India down from the 63rd rank to the 101st with a reduced score.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mandaviya underlines importance of public health education system
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The public health education system should not just be at par with the international level, but it should also be able to respond to public health issues at local levels in the country, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rewa 1st district in MP to have direct flight to Bhopal
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) If everything proceeds as per the plan, Rewa will become the first district in Madhya Pradesh to have direct flight connectivity with state capital Bhopal, as its Raja Bhoj Airport is all set to connect the two destinations by the end of 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
At Dussehra Rally, Uddhav Thackeray takes aim at several political 'Ravanas'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party and its brand of Hindutva, called for a national debate on federalism, sympathised with the farmers, and lavished praise on his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
British MP stabbed to death at church, suspect held
London, Oct 15 (IANS) British Conservative MP, Sir David Amess, was on Friday repeatedly stabbed by a knife-wielding man at his constituency in Essex, and succumbed to his injuries later, media reports said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
J&K DGP reviews security scenario in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) J&K Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on Friday chaired a meeting at the police control room here to review the current security scenario in Kashmir.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Yashpal Arya joining Congress won't affect party: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The BJP has claimed that Yashpal Arya joining the Congress will have no impact on the party's poll prospects in Uttarakhand.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Need to focus on expanding primary vax coverage before boosters: WHO's Swaminathan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) There is a global need to focus on expanding primary Covid vaccination coverage before booster doses, World Health Organisation (WHO) Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana CM, Governor performs Vahan, Ayudha puja
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, along with his family members, performed puja on the occasion of Vijaya Dasami on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Health Minister should apologise for photo with ex-PM in AIIMS: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Friday demanded an apology from Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for clicking a picture while visiting former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in AIIMS.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
President pays tributes at the Kargil War Memorial
Kargil, Oct 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday visited the Kargil War Memorial at Drass and paid homage to the martyrs.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics
P.L. Punia to head Congress' UP Campaign Committee
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress on Friday announced five committees for Uttar Pradesh elections and appointed General Secretary P.L. Punia as the head of the Campaign Committee.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cabinet expansion might be discussed during Gehlot's Delhi trip
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle in Rajasthan Congress, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot went to Delhi on Friday to attend the CWC meeting, where he is expected to meet interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, along with other senior leaders such as Rahul Gandhi, K.C. Venugopal and Ajay Maken, among others.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
IPL 2021 Final: Magnificent du Plessis guides Chennai to 192/3
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Faf du Plessis (86 off 59 balls) played a magnificent knock to guide Chennai Super Kings to 192/3 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. It was an incredible batting effort from Chennai with every batter contributing to the score as Kolkata faltered in their pursuit to apply the choke in middle overs.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SRK and his history of being a controversy magnet
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Aryan Khan's troubles with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) may have dragged Shah Rukh Khan into the kind of spotlight he would have liked to avoid, but he himself is no stranger to controversies.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Owaisi dismisses RSS chief's claim of increase in Muslim population
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said Muslim population growth rate in the country has had the sharpest decline among all, dismissing RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's claim that it has increased.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India says Global Hunger Report 'devoid of ground reality'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Ministry of Women and Child Development on Friday slammed the Global Hunger Report 2021 published by Concern Worldwide and Welt Hunger Hilfe, terming it as "devoid of ground reality" and having "serious methodological issues".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra Pradesh for simultaneous handover of projects to KRMB
Amaravati, Oct 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has issued orders for handing over of irrigation projects and power stations depending on water from Srisailam and Nagarjuna Sagar reservoirs to the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB).
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Tripura CM talks to Indian envoy in B'desh over Durga Puja related violence
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb spoke to Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh, Vikram K. Doraiswami, and discussed the Durga Puja related violence in the neighbouring country, sources said here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Terrorist associate arrested in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist associate was arrested by a joint security team in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Peace on the sea does not happen by accident: US Navy chief
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Peace on the sea does not happen by accident, visiting US Navy chief, Admiral Michael Gilday said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
IPL 2021: CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad becomes youngest Orange Cup holder in league's history
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Continuing his red-hot form, Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad on Friday became the youngest player in the history of the Indian Premier League to win the Orange Cup during the IPL 2021 final against Kolkata Knight Riders here.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi logs 26 fresh Covid cases, infection rate drops to 0.04%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The national capital on Friday reported 26 fresh Covid cases, taking its total tally to 14,39,337, as per the Delhi Health Department bulletin. However, no fatality has been reported in the city for the last five days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Arrest Singhu border killing accused: NCSC chief
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking note of the brutal killing of a man on the Singhu border, the Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), Vijay Sampla, on Friday asked the Haryana DGP to immediately arrest the culprits.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
One killed as speeding car rams religious procession in Chhattisgarh (2nd Ld)
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 15 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several others seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol in Pathalgaon area of Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district on Friday, the police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dussehra Rally: Thackeray moots debate on 'Centre-State' relations
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) In a sharp all-round attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday called for a national debate on federalism and Centre-State relations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
PIA official was held at gunpoint for hours by Taliban commanders
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) suspended its flights to Kabul after what it called "heavy handed" interference by Taliban authorities, including arbitrary rule changes and intimidation of staff, The News reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Savagery at Singhu: How the events unfolded?
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The horrendous killing of a man at the farmers' protest site on the Singhu border has sent chills down the spines of several people with many equating the gruesome incident to a Taliban-style killing.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman says police blocked her from meeting Bommai with plea, CM assures action
Mandya (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday received a complaint from a woman, who claimed police tried to block her from meeting him with her plea levying serious charges against a police officer.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala now logs 8,867 Covid cases, 67 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's daily Covid tally continued to fluctuate with 8,867 people turned positive on Friday from 79,554 samples tested in the past 24 hours, and the test positivity rate at 11.14 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Terrorist involved in shooting J&K cop killed in Srinagar encounter
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, involved in the murder of a Jammu and Kashmir Police officer in Srinagar, was killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Srinagar district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sammy and Steyn to join commentary panel for T20 World Cup
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Two-time T20 World Cup winning captain Daren Sammy and former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn will be joining the commentary panel for the Men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. Sammy had lifted the T20 World Cup as the captain for West Indies in 2012 and 2016 editions. The duo will also be joined by former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson, who was the player of the tournament in the 2012 edition.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Four killed as speeding car rams religious procession in Chhattisgarh (Ld)
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 15 (IANS) At least four people were killed and over 15 others seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol in Pathalgaon area of Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district on Friday, the police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MS Dhoni becomes first captain to lead in 300 T20 matches
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Adding another feather to his cap, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni on Friday became the first captain to lead a side in 300 T20 matches when he made his way for the toss in the high-octane IPL 2021 final against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Weeklong Kullu Dussehra festival begins with 170 deities
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) With the assembly of 170 deities, the weeklong international Kullu Dussehra festival commenced with traditional fervour at Dhalpur ground here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion
Cement demand recovery continues post second wave: Report
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Cement prices are expected to rise during H2FY22, as cost inflation firms up unabatedly, said a report by HDFC Securities.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India should not express stance on China-Bhutan border MoU: Chinese mouthpiece
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India has exercised long-term comprehensive control and influence on Bhutan, which has restricted the latter from developing foreign relations, said Chinese mouthpiece Global Times, blaming India.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Four things to look out for in Spain's Matchday 9
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Football returns to La Liga this weekend following the international break. Here are some things to look out for over the coming days.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Gunfight breaks out at Srinagar's Bemina
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at Bemina in J&K's Srinagar district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Will Russia-led Moscow format upstage Doha talks to resolve Afghanistan's crisis?
New Delhi, Oct 15: Russia is all set to host the Taliban along with other key countries, including India, United States, Iran, Pakistan and China in a fresh diplomatic push to resolve the crisis in Afghanistan.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Chief Justice of India offers prayers at Tirumala
Tirupati, Oct 15 (IANS) Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Friday offered prayers at Tirumala temple near here.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Terror outfits benefited during pandemic as people spent more time online
New Delhi, Oct 15: Online social media platforms have always been extensively used to spread information as well as misinformation. But the increased use of Internet and online platforms amid the Covid 19 pandemic has further helped the global terror outfits in expanding their reach as more digitally connected people spent longer hours online on social media, the weapon of choice of extremists to spread their message.
2021-10-15
Category: International, China,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Are Chinese Covid jabs waning in immunity?
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China's CoronaVac and Sinopharm Covid vaccines may be waning in immunity levels, several studies have shown.
2021-10-15
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Slain terrorist involved in civilian killing in Kashmir identified (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, said to be involved in the recent killing of a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir, was shot dead in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Wahibug area of Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
CPI-Maoist confirms death of top leader R.K. due to kidney failure
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist on Friday confirmed the death of its top leader, Akkiraju Haragopal alias Ramakrishna.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Prashanth Neel of 'KGF' fame to direct Ram Charan
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Multi-award-winning Telugu actor Ram Chandra had a busy Dussehra on Friday. Even as the news about his planned collaboration with Gowtham Thinnamuri of 'Jersey' fame settled down, Prashanth Neel, maker of the Kannada hit 'KGF', went to social media to announce that Ram Charan will act in his next film.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
IPL 2021 Final: Kolkata win toss, elect to bowl first
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan has won the toss and elected to bowl first against Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. Both teams are unchanged from their respective wins in the Qualifiers.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kerala's first artificial heart implantation done successfully
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's first artificial heart implantation was successfully performed at a private hospital on a 61-year-old woman patient.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Tamil Nadu boy to play in elite European professional basketball league
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) A young boy from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Ulhas KS, who lives in New Delhi for the past few years, is all set to play in the professional basketball league in Division 1 Moldovan National League, Europe.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Kohli shares hilarious photo describing 'what playing in bubbles feels like'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli on Friday shared a hilarious picture on social media, describing what it feels like to be "playing in bubbles".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NCR may get reduced by 100-km radius under Regional Plan-2041
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The geographical size of the National Capital Region (NCR) is likely to get reduced to a 100 km radius, according to the Draft Regional Plan-2041 approved by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB).
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dhoni knows how to bring an environment together: Watson
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson pointed out that Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni knows how to bring an environment together. He also said that Dhoni knowns how to bring the best out of his players in the team. Chennai are playing their ninth IPL final on Friday against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Stadium.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Terrorist involved in J&K civilian killings gunned down
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, said to be involved in recent civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir, was shot dead in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Hubble finds persistent water vapour in Jupiter's moon
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The Hubble Space Telescope observations of Jupiter's icy moon Europa have revealed the presence of persistent water vapour, suggesting potential conditions hospitable for life, according to NASA.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Apple regains 2nd spot in global smartphone market, Xiaomi slips to 3rd
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Apple regained second place in the global smartphone market with 15 per cent share in the third quarter (Q3) this year, thanks to strong early demand for iPhone 13, a new report showed on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Speeding car ploughs into religious procession in Chhattisgarh, kills one
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 15 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several others seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol in Pathalgaon area of Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district on Friday, the police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's forex reserves rise by over $2 bn
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $2.039 billion during the week ended October 8.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Why China did not attack Taiwan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) For more than seven decades, China and Taiwan have avoided coming to military face-offs.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Urvashi Rautela announces her new film 'Dil Hai Gray'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela has recently announced the name of her next film which is titled 'Dil Hai Gray'. It's a Hindi remake of Tamil film 'Thiruttu Payale 2'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No team is a clear favourite in T20 World Cup: Muralitharan
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has said that with no team being a clear favourite to win the trophy, it has made the ICC T20 World Cup extremely exciting. The tournament starts on October 17 in Muscat and ends on November 14 in Dubai.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India's defence exports increased by 325% in last 5 years: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's defence exports increased by 325 per cent in the last five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, as he pointing out that both private and public sectors are working hand in hand for national security.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Will keep a watch players don't get overconfident: Coach Stimac
Male (Maldives), Oct 15 (IANS) Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac said on Friday that he will be keeping a close watch to ensure his side doesn't cross the fine line between confidence and overconfidence when they meet Nepal in the SAFF Championship final here on Saturday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
China agrees to cooperate in WHO's fresh Covid origin probe
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China has agreed to support and participate in the World Health Organisation's (WHO) fresh probe to trace the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic that has globally infected 21.9 crore people while claiming 45.5 lakh lives.
2021-10-15
Category: International, China,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Apple removes Quran app in China after request from officials
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Apple has taken down one of the world's most popular Quran apps in China after a request from Chinese officials, the BBC reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Elephants trample seven to death in Jharkhand in a week
Ranchi, Oct 15 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 24 injured, by marauding elephants, facing loss of natural habitat, in Jharkhand within a week, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Freedom, Mahatma, 'Gen Next English' figure in Aryan Khan bail feud (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The heated arguments for and against Aryan Khan's bail plea before the special NDPS court on Friday witnessed the prosecution and defence invoking Mahatma Gandhi and Queen's English versus the gen-next lingo.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
With the conditions in mind, it is hard to look past Pakistan: Sana Mir
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Sana Mir has said that it will be hard to look past Pakistan with regards to the conditions in mind. She added that she liked the way England and West Indies are shaping up for the tournament while India and New Zealand are dangerous sides. The men's T20 World Cup starts from October 17 in Muscat and ends on November 14 in Dubai.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gunfight breaks out at J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A gunfight broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Vijayan's son-in-law Riyas stands firm on comments on contractors
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) In the limelight for reportedly coming under attack at a meeting of ruling CPI-M legislators along with Education Minister V. Sivankutty, Kerala PWD and Tourism Minister P.A. Mohammed Riyas on Friday denied any such occurrence, while defending his comments on the nexus between officials and government contractors.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Khalin Joshi emerges victorious in Jaipur Open golf
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Khalin Joshi's final round of three-under 67 proved good enough for him to turn the tables on nearest rival and fellow Bengalurean M Dharma and emerge victorious at the Rs. 40 lakh Jaipur Open 2021, being played at the par-70 Rambagh Golf Club (RGC) on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Golf
More than 30 dead in Kandahar mosque blast (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) More than 30 people have died while 90 others have been injured after an explosion tore through a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in the Afghan city of Kandahar, the BBC reported.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
IPL 2021: We gave it our all but unfortunately fell short: DC opener Dhawan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a heartfelt post, Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan on Friday said that he and his teammates gave their best on the field but unfortunately they fell short in the playoffs of IPL 2021, which is being played in the UAE.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Khelo Banaras 2021': Sports event organised for rural youth
Varanasi (UP), Oct 15 (IANS) The gram panchayats of Varanasi district will host an event called "Khelo Banaras 2021' to encourage rural youths for sports and provide them a platform of equal opportunity.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Sports
Negative calorie food
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Negative calorie food refers to those items that consume more energy during their digestion, in comparison to the amount of energy they gives to the body. We can say that the calorie cost of digesting the food would be greater than its energy content.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Nihangs told it is a farmers' protest, not religious movement: Yogendra Yadav
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Swaraj India Convener Yogendra Yadav on Friday said the Nihang group, accused of mercilessly killing a man at the Singhu border, was several times told by farmers' leaders that this is not a religious movement but a site for farmers' agitation.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ilaiyaraaja's 'Music School' set to roll with muhurat puja on Dussehra
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Iconic music composer Ilaiyaraaja's musical film 'Music School', directed and written by Papa Rao Biyyala, is all set to roll with a muhurat puja timed on Dussehra.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Maneater' tiger MDT23 captured after 22 days
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The MDT23 tiger, which is believed to have been responsible for the killing of four humans and 12 heads of cattle, was captured by a Tamil Nadu Forest Department team after a massive search on for 22 days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Prakash Jha's 'Highway Nights' wins at Best of India Short Film Festival
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker and actor Prakash Jha's short film 'Highway Nights' won the grand jury prize at Best of India Short Film Festival 2021. The film will qualify for the 2023 Oscars.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Unearthed Rs 184 cr black income in Pawar kin-related raids: IT Dept (Lead, changing dateline)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Income Tax Department, which raided at least 70 premises allegedly linked with Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and others last week, said it has unearthed proof of unaccounted incomes of around Rs 184 crore, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
Apple Watch Series 7 revs up growing smartwatch market
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Apple on Friday released its new smartwatch -- Apple Watch Series 7 -- in the latest move to further boost its presence in the growing smartwatch market.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Tighten security in smaller cities in festive season, Centre tells states
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Following intelligence inputs that smaller cities could be on the terrorists' radar, the Centre has asked the state governments to scale up security of the Tier 2 cities during current festive season, sources in the security set-up said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
UN summit sets stage for adoption of post-2020 biodiversity framework
Kunming (China), Oct 15 (IANS) With the participation of almost 2,918 delegates in Kunming and 2,478 connecting virtually, the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP-15) closed on Friday, setting the stage for the adoption of an effective post-2020 global biodiversity framework at the resumption of the meeting in spring 2022.
2021-10-15
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Scientists targeted with abuse, death threats during pandemic
London, Oct 15 (IANS) More than 60 per cent researchers faced negative experiences as a result of their media appearances or their social media comments about Covid-19 pandemic, revealed a survey conducted by science journal Nature.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Technology
Booked for rape, AIIMS doctor still at large
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A doctor working with the All India Insitute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has been booked for allegedly raping his junior colleague inside the campus, officials said here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congregational prayers at Hazratbal after 4 months in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Congregational prayers were held in Hazratbal mosque in Srinagar on Friday after four months while they were not allowed at Jama Masjid in the city.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Religion
Man killed on Singhu border belonged to Punjab: Hry Police
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Haryana Police said on Friday that an FIR was lodged in connection with the murder of a man belonging to Punjab near the farmers' protest site on the Singhu border in Sonepat district. However, no arrest has been made so far in connection with the case.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'AIADMK will bounce back in next polls'
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) AIADMK will bounce back in the next Tamil Nadu elections, party MLA R.B Udhayakumar said on Friday, terming the results of the recent rural local polls in the state "manipulated".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Nia Sharma, Rahul Vaidya on 'Zee Comedy Show' to promote 'Garbe Ki Raat' video
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Renowned music composer and singer Anu Malik will be seen as the special guest on 'Zee Comedy Show' over the weekend, while singer Rahul Vaidya and television actress Nia Sharma make a guest appearance to promote their recently launched music video - 'Garbe Ki Raat'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Defending is attacking in T20 in my mind: Muralitharan
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan said that defence is the best form of attack for him in T20 cricket. Muralitharan, who has the most Test (800) and ODI (534) wickets to his name, added that one can't go for taking wickets in T20s, which is the norm in ODI and Test cricket.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'KBC 13': Ramesh Sippy reveals how dream cast of 'Sholay' was assembled
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Renowned director Ramesh Sippy shares with 'KBC 13' host Amitabh Bachchan as to why he chose Hema Malini as 'Basanti' and how did he think about 'Jai-Veeru'. Sippy will appear as a special guest along with Hema Malini on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13's 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP welcomes TN govt's decision to reopen all religious places
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu BJP chief K. Annamalai has welcomed the decision taken by Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to reopen religious places on all days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
India 6th most affected country by ransomware: Google
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Google report that analysed more than 80 million ransomware samples submitted over the last year and a half has revealed that India is at the sixth place in the list of 140 countries most affected by ransomware.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Suriya's legal thriller 'Jai Bhim' to be streamed on Amazon Prime Video on Nov 2
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Amazon Prime Video launched the official teaser of the much-awaited courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim'. Featuring Suriya as a lawyer, the upcoming drama is helmed by T.J. Gnanavel and is bankrolled by Suriya and Jyotika's 2D Entertainment.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pixel 6 series may get 4 Android updates, 5 years of security patches
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Google recently announced that it will be launching Pixel 6 series smartphones on October 19 and now a new report has claimed that the upcoming Pixel phones will get four major Android updates as well as five years of security patches after their official launch later this month.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
I-T searches in Maha reveal unaccounted income of over Rs 184 Cr
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on two real estate business groups of Mumbai and certain individuals and entities associated with them.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Samantha announces her next film with Shantaruban Gnanasekharan
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu is all set for her upcoming movie venture to get on the sets soon.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shankar Mahadevan: It's not about winning, it's about participating
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Shankar Mahadevan, who is all set to return as a judge on the new season of 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' singing reality show, says kids should concentrate on participating rather than winning or achieving.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Freedom, Mahatma, 'Gen Next English' figure in Aryan Khan bail feud
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The heated arguments for and against Aryan Khan's bail plea before the special NDPS court on Friday witnessed the prosecution and defence invoking Mahatma Gandhi and Queen's English versus the gen-next lingo.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian hockey team was hugely motivated before bronze-medal match: Simranjeet
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian hockey midfielder Simranjeet Singh, one of the star performers in the medal-winning campaign at the Tokyo Olympics, said on Friday that the team's morale got a "huge boost" before the bronze-medal match against Germany after the seniors gave stirring speeches.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Prioritise aluminium industry for immediate coal supply to avert collateral damage
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Coal India should immediately resume continuous coal supply to the aluminium Industry to prevent closure, industry bodies demanded.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
After Kunduz, blast hits Kandahar mosque
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Exactly a week after a suicide bombing at a mosque in Afghanistan's Kunduz city killed more than 45 people, an explosion was reported at a mosque in Kandahar on Friday, according to officials.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Apple Music coming to PS5 soon: Report
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Spotify has been a partner with PlayStation for a number of years and now a new report has claimed that Apple Music might also be appearing on PS5 in the future.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Special offer at MP petrol pump to celebrate birth of owner's grand-niece
Betul (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) A petrol pump owner in Madhya Pradesh's Betul announced a special offer for customers after his niece, who is speech and hearing impaired, gave birth to a daughter.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society
Taliban intimidation causing school attendance rates to remain low
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Girls in Afghanistan must be allowed to return to secondary school and continue their education, Amnesty International said on Friday as it published new testimonies from pupils and teachers documenting Taliban threats and violence.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New Japanese PM announces outline of Covid counter-measures
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) New Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday announced an outline of Covid-19 counter-measures at a panel meeting, saying that the government would come up with an overall set early next month.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Qualcomm to lead $4.3 bn smartphone wi-fi chip market in 2021
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Chip-maker Qualcomm is set to increase its lead in the $4.3 billion smartphone Wi-Fi chip market in 2021, despite Broadcom's win in Apple's iPhone 13, according to a new report.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Moon meets CIA chief, touts S.Korea-US alliance
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a meeting with William Burns, the chief of US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), here on Friday, touting the Seoul-Washington alliance as a foundation of the nation's security.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Odisha govt to reopen schools for Class 8, 11
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to resume offline classes for Class 11 and Class 8 students from October 21 and 25 respectively, State school and mass education minister Samir Ranjan Dash, said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
Biden signs short-term bill to raise debt limit
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has signed a short-term bill to temporarily increase the nation's borrowing limit, averting a looming debt default that would cause an economic catastrophe, the media reported on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Little girl helps Warner make his choice on who he should support in IPL final. It's CSK!
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) A Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fan has helped Australian cricketer and former Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner make up his mind which team he should cheer for in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here later on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
On Vijayadashmi, kids in Kerala initiated into world of letters
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Thousands of children, irrespective of caste, creed and religion were initiated into the world of letters at functions held in temples, clubs and social organisations across Kerala on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Religion
Aus PM confirms position on net zero emissions
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday that the government's position on net zero emissions would be outlined before he attends the UN UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Centre claims less farm fire incidents since Sep 15
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Central government on Friday claimed that paddy residue burning events have been reduced by 69.49 per cent in Punjab, by 18.28 per cent in Haryana and by 47.61 per cent in the eight NCR districts of Uttar Pradesh during the one-month period since September 15 compared to the same period last year.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Japanese govt retains overall view of economy
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Japanese government on Friday retained its overall assessment for the economy in October as "picking up, although the pace has weakened" due to the severe situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Politics
TN steps up screening of passengers arriving from Kerala
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Police and health department have stepped up security and screening of passengers at check posts bordering Kerala as a large number of people are reaching the state during the Puja holidays.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Kids act as spreaders of Covid, emerging variants: StudY
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Infants, children and adolescents are equally capable of carrying high levels of live and replicating SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, in their respiratory secretions, researchers have confirmed in a new study, emphasising that kids are an essential component of beating the pandemic.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Philippines lifts quarantine for fully vaccinated int'l travelers
Manila, Oct 15 (IANS) The Philippines has lifted the quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving more than 40 countries and regions with a low Covid-19 infection rate, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Ekta Kapoor says her audio show 'Darmiyaan' is the story of many women's lives
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Television czarina Ekta Kapoor shares about her audio show 'Darmiyaan' starring Sriti Jha and Shabir Ahluwalia. She opens up on the experience of doing this women-centric show and also how the audience will relate to it.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN to send panel of experts to monitor elections in Venezuela
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) The UN has decided to send a panel of electoral experts to monitor next month's regional and municipal polls in Venezuela.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Lockdown ends in Australian capital
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) The coronavirus lockdown in Australia's capital ended on Friday after more than two months as the country continues to battle the third wave of the pandemic.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Aparna Sen recalls stint on Busan jury as 'The Rapist' wins fest's top award (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Celebrating her film, 'The Rapist', getting the prestigious Kim Jiseok Award at 'A Window on Asian Cinema' section in the 26th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea, veteran filmmaker and actress Aparna Sen said the honour meant a lot to her because she had served on the festival's jury and got to know the man after whom it is named.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
NSW to end hotel quarantine as it 'opens for business'
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) will end Covid-19 hotel quarantine requirements for people entering the state from November 1, Premier Dominic Perrottet said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Tatas plan to pilot synergy between airlines, post SPA (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Conglomerate Tata Group plans to pilot synergy between all its airlines to compete in various market segments.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Court order to affect working capital of companies filing GST appeals
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In what may affect the working capital of taxpayers looking at filing appeals against GST claims, it had now been held that anyone seeking remedy against indirect tax decision would have to make pre-deposit amount in cash and not by debiting electronic credit ledger.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SKM condemns gruesome murder at Singhu border, disassociates from Nihangs
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Friday condemned the barbaric killing of a man at the Singhu border protest site and has disassociated itself from the Nihangs.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bombay HC endorses Goa govt's decision to bar Goans from entering casinos
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Barring local residents from entering casinos by the Goa government is "well-founded" and not violative of Article 14 of the Indian Constitution, the Bombay High Court bench in Goa has said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stalin urges 4 CMs to allow sale of green firecrackers
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K. Stalin has urged his counterparts in Delhi, Odisha, Rajasthan and Haryana to reconsider the ban on sale of firecrackers and allow sale of green crackers.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Nepal's teamwork a worry for India's Chhetri ahead of SAFF final
Male (Maldives), Oct 15 (IANS) Indian football team captain and prolific goal-scorer Sunil Chhetri said ahead of the SAFF Championship final here on Saturday that Nepal may not have an extraordinary player like Maldives' Ali Ashfaq in their ranks, but the side more than makes up for it with great teamwork.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Arm-based notebook PC chips sales to grow over 3-fold in 2021
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After seeing s nine-fold revenue growth in 2020, the Arm-based notebook PC processor market will grow over three-fold to $949 million in 2021, a new report said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Manmohan Singh's health improving: AIIMS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's health condition is improving, said AIIMS here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
US House panel to seek criminal contempt referral for Steve Bannon
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The US House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot said it moves to refer Steve Bannon, former President Donald Trump's former campaign adviser, to the Department of Justice for criminal prosecution since he refused to appear for a slated deposition.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Nani's rustic look from upcoming movie 'Dasara' grabs eyeballs
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Termed as Telugu cinema's 'natural star', Nani has experimented with different roles and diversified genres. Here comes his rustic and raw look from the movie 'Dasara' which is helmed by debut director Srikanth Odela.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NASA's 1st mission to distant asteroids prepares for launch on Oct 16
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) NASA is preparing for the launch of its Lucy mission -- the first to explore distant asteroids and oigins of the solar system on Saturday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
Iran urges 'practical' steps, 'tangible' results in nuke talks
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking "practical" steps with "tangible" outcomes should be the purpose of the upcoming nuclear talks between Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), said Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Sapna Thakur recalls celebrating Dussehra in Chandigarh
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sapna Thakur who plays the role of 'Samaira' in 'Kyun Rishton Mein Katti Batti' recalls celebrating Dussehra in her hometown of Chandigarh. She says it was all fun and the festival was celebrated in a grand way.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kichcha Sudeep fans throng theatres, grand box-office opening for 'Kotigobba 3'
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Kichcha Sudeep's fans, who went on a rampage after being disappointed as the release of their favourite star's most awaited movie 'Kotigobba 3' was postponed by a day, have given a thumping opening for the movie across Karnataka.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shah on 3-day visit to Andaman & Nicobar Islands to review developmental works
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive at Port Blair on Friday on a three-day visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to review various developmental works initiated with the Centre's assistance.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Om Prakash Rajbhar warms up to BJP again
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) In a complete turnaround, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) president Om Prakash Rajbhar on Friday said that he may form an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) one again, ahead of the upcoming UP Assembly elections.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Goods train derails in UP, no loss of life
Kanpur(UP), Oct 15 (IANS) Twenty-four empty wagons of a goods train derailed near Ambiyapur in Uttar Pradesh on the busy Delhi-Howrah rail route on Friday morning.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha CM won't celebrate b'day due to Covid
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has decided not to celebrate his birthday on Saturday in view of the prevailing Covid-19 situation, a statement issued by the his office said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
3 tips to overcome temporariness
New Delhi, October 15 Oct 15 (IANSlife) Everything in life is temporary. The only constant in life is change itself. That is a reality that we cannot deny. The beauty of this fact is that it allows us to confront our fears, trust the magic of the moment, and enjoy the precious gift of life. What lasts forever is our true self -- the real you -- the person you were born to be. If you feel stuck, trapped, boring or insecure -- acknowledge yourself, find yourself and who you really are on the inside. Your shiny sexy brilliant self is there. It's been there all along. You just need to unveil it.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Dia Mirza champions sustainable fashion
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Actor and environmental activist, Dia Mirza, who is also the National Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) was showstopper for Indian designers Abraham & Thakore at the recently held LFW X FDCI event. The designer duo who are pioneers of slow fashion and sustainability in the Indian fashion landscape showcased a timeless sustainable collection.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Unseasonable cold snap to dip Seoul's temperatures to 64-yr low
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) Temperatures are forecast to drop sharply this coming weekend to a 64-year low for Seoul due to an unseasonable cold snap, the state weather agency said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Over 41K crack 2021 JEE-Advanced exam
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 conducted for seeking admission to various Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country were declared on Friday with 41,862 clearing the exam.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Pro-govt Yemeni forces kill 40 Houthis in ambush
Sanaa, Oct 15 (IANS) Forces loyal to the Yemen government announced the killing of 40 Houthi fighters during an ambush in the country's northeastern oil-rich province of Marib.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Ranveer sings praises of Ajay-Atul for 'The Big Picture' music
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who is hosting a visual-based game show 'The Big Picture', has praised music director duo Ajay-Atul for composing the soundtrack of the show, saying, "Feel aa gaya".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
148 vending zones to be built in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) To keep Gurugram roads encroachment free, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) will soon create 148 vending zones, of which detailed implementation plan (DIP) for 58 has been prepared.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National
France to announce additional measures to tackle soaring energy prices
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) The French government will lay out additional measures to tackle the ongoing surge in energy prices, President Emmanuel Macron announced.
2021-10-15
Category: International, France,Politics
Non hormonal methods of contraception
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Family planning is an important aspect of everyone's life. Therefore, it is necessary to choose the most effective and convenient contraceptive. Hormonal contraceptives protect 98 per cent of unwanted pregnancies, and they are convenient to use. But they influence a woman's hormone levels. They may also give rise to side effects such as headaches, nausea, sore breasts and vaginal yeast infections, mood swings, and reduced women's sexual desire.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Special arrangements for Durga immersions by Kolkata Police
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Keeping the Covid-19 and security protocols in mind, the Kolkata Police and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation have made major arrangements for the immersion of Durga idols in the scheduled 24 ghats of the city.
2021-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
'Bigg Boss 15': Afsana and Shamita get into ugly fight
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The 'Bigg Boss 15' house is day by day turning into a battleground with contestants coming up with cunning strategies, and rivalries that continue to grow. In the earlier episodes we saw Vishal Kotian teaming up with Shamita Shetty for a new plan to enter the house.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trailer of comedy series 'One Mic Stand' Season 2 out
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The trailer of celebrity comedy series 'One Mic Stand' Season 2 featuring Sunny Leone, Karan Johar, Chetan Bhagat among others, is out.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Akhil's 'Most Eligible Bachelor' a decent romantic comedy
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Akhil Akkineni, who is in dire need of a hit, seems to have delivered it with 'Most Eligible Bachelor'. Starring Pooja Hegde as the female lead opposite Akhil, the movie is directed by 'Bommarillu' fame Bhaskar.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
TN teacher held for beating Class 12 student
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) A physics teacher, who canned a Class 12 student for not being regular in Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram, was arrested on Friday after a video went viral.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Pakistan cricket's high-performance coach from New Zealand quits
Lahore, Oct 15 (IANS) Former New Zealand Test spinner, Grant Bradburn has decided to step down as head of Pakistan cricket's high-performance coaching to "pursue further coaching opportunities", the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Haryana Police file FIR over Singhu border murder
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Haryana Police has registered an FIR against unknown persons in the barbaric incident that took place at the Singhu border on Friday, wherein a man was tortured, murdered and mutilated at the farmers' protesting site.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Late-night snacks to binge on
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Do you have a strong desire for a late-night snack but you are trying to control the temptation to avoid gaining weight? Many people, due to many reasons, feel hungry again after having dinner. It can be due to work shifts, boredom, stress or if you have had a smaller or earlier dinner.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Google makes 'select to speak' tool more fluid for people with dyslexia
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Google has introduced some new accessibility features on Chromebooks, including making its Select-to-speak tool more fluid and easier to understand.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
N.Korea opens western sea route to receive medical supplies: Unicef
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) North Korea has opened a key sea route on the western coast to receive humanitarian aid deliveries following its closure attributable to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Unicef office in Seoul said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Google introduces continuous scrolling to Search on mobile
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) US-based search engine giant Google has announced that it is rolling out continuous scrolling in Search on its mobile platform retiring the page-based user interface.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Greece hit by torrential rain, dozens evacuated
Athens, Oct 15 (IANS) Dozens of people have been evacuated in Greece as torrential rain lashed the country.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Greece,Environment/Wildlife
ICC, UNICEF to partner for mental wellbeing of children & adolescents
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of the T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, the International Cricket Council (ICC) and UNICEF have said that they would partner to help break the stigma around mental health by raising awareness about the issue amongst children and adolescents.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Singhu border murder: No info on perpetrators, says police
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After the body of a man with a chopped hand was found at the Singhu border on Friday, the Haryana Police have been unable to gather any information on the attackers, as the agitating farmers have not given any information so far.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
300 more residents evacuated amid volcano eruption on Spanish island
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) An additional 300 people were evacuated from their homes due to the ongoing eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma, local authorities said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
2nd Covid wave in Delhi shows reaching herd immunity hard with Delta: Study
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The severe outbreak of Covid-19 in Delhi this year showed not only that the Delta variant of SARS-CoV2 is extremely transmissible but that it can infect individuals previously infected by a different strains of the virus, according to a team of international scientists.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
2 soldiers killed in ongoing operation in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed on Friday in an ongoing counter terrorism operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Body with severed hand, tied to police barricade found at Singhu border (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) An unidentified decedent with a chopped left hand was found tied to an inverted police barricade at the Haryana-Delhi Singhu border outside of Delhi on Friday morning, sending shockwaves.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Turkish FM meets Taliban delegation in Ankara
Istanbul, Oct 15 (IANS) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met a Taliban delegation in Ankara in a first-of-its kind meeting since the group took over Afghanistan in August.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sanjjanaa Galrani's 'Durga Maa' avatar goes viral
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Kannada actress Sanjjanaa Galrani's latest 'Durga Maa' avatar has gone viral on social media.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
US FDA backs half-dose Moderna booster for at-risk adults
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) A panel of advisors to the US Food and Drug Administration have voted unanimously recommending Moderna's Covid booster shot for people at risk.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
'Gadar' sequel with Sunny, Ameesha all set to go on the floors
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel will return together to the big screen after 20 years in the sequel to 'Gadar: Ek Prem Katha', the top-grossing blockbuster that was released in 2001, competing head-to-head with another modern classic, Ashutosh Gowarikar's Aamir Khan-starrer 'Lagaan'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sir Viv rebuffs Gayle for critical remarks on fast-bowling legend Ambrose
Antigua, Oct 15 (IANS) West Indies cricketing legend Sir Vivian Richards has rebuffed big-hitter Chris Gayle for saying that he "has no respect" for Curtly Ambrose after the Caribbean fast-bowling great had recently said that "Gayle is definitely not an automatic choice for starting" in the ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to commence in the UAE and Oman on October 17.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Bopanna-Shapovalov lose in quarters at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 15 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov have crashed out of the men's doubles competition in the ATP event at the BNP Paribas Open.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
CM Bommai meets Yediyurappa to wish on Vijayadashami
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai met B.S. Yediyurappa at the latter's residence on Friday to wish him on the occasion of the Vijayadashami. Bommai garlanded him and sought his blessings.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
N.Korean defector sentenced for breaking into police station
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) A North Korean defector has been sentenced to six months in prison for breaking into a police station in Seoul and pouring flour over an officer to stream the incident on his online channel, judicial sources said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Lakhimpur Kheri violence will not dent BJP: Swatantra Dev Singh
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh has said the Lakhimpur Kheri incident will not have any fallout on BJP's electoral prospects in any part of the state in the Assembly polls scheduled in 2022.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nani's 'Shyam Singha Roy' to hit screens in December
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telugu star Nani is all set to entertain the audience with his upcoming movie 'Shyam Singha Roy'. The movie is helmed by Rahul Sankrityan and stars Sai Pallavi, Krithi Shetty, and Madonna Sebastian as the female leads.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Chiranjeevi says Sai Dharam Tej has completely recovered after bike accident
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi has confirmed that his nephew and actor Sai Dharam Tej, who has been hospitalised for more than a month now is to get discharged on Friday, on the auspicious day of Vijayadasami.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Progressive thinker, theatre artist G K Govinda Rao no more
Hubballi (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) Noted progressive thinker, theatre person and writer Professor G.K. Govinda Rao, known for his sharp criticism, passed away in the wee hours of Friday at his daughter's residence in Karnataka's Hubballi.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Art/Culture/Books
Turkish lira hits record low after central bank policymakers dismissed
Ankara, Oct 15 (IANS) The Turkish lira has hit a new record low against the US dollar after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed three central bank members.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy,Politics
Nov 5 release for 'Sooryavanshi' starring Akshay, Ajay, Ranveer, Katrina
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Ranveer Singh and Katrina Kaif-starrer 'Sooryavanshi' is all set to release in theatres on November 5.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gaurang Doshi: '7th Sense' has been revived with bigger, better ensemble
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Producer Gaurang Doshi's multi-starrer crime thriller web series '7th Sense', which made headlines when its cast members walked out, has said the project has not been shelved. Instead, a new cast has been "locked" and the shooting will start in the "next three months".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Thailand further eases Covid curbs
Bangkok, Oct 15 (IANS) Thailand has announced a further easing of Covid-19 restrictions nationwide starting from Saturday onwards, as the country's immunisation rates have witnessed a gradual spike.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
7 judges of Telangana HC take oath
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Seven new judges of the Telangana High Court took oath on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vidhi Pandya's elder brother shares his early fears about her entering 'Bigg Boss 15'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' contestant Vidhi Pandya can be seen taking a stand for herself on and off. She came across as one of the sorted contestants of the show. But it is interesting to know that her elder brother Urmil Pandya initially did not want her to participate in the show because he feared that people might misjudge her.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ace cueist Advani leads elite field in World snooker qualifiers
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) India's best cueist Pankaj Advani, the recent winner of the Asian Snooker Championship and World 6-Red Snooker crowns, will be the star attraction in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a National Selection Tournament, to be held here from October 17 to 27, 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Pakistan is run by Allah and Army, Imran trying to woo Allah against Army
New Delhi, Oct 15: "Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has made it clear that he is not a rubber stamp Prime Minister and would take decisions as per the law," claimed the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Affairs in a TV show. However, just hours later he was asked to keep his mouth "shut" and explain his conduct by his ruling party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
2021-10-15
Category: International, Israel,National
Taliban deploys 'quick reaction' forces to border province
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) The Taliban-led Afghan government has deployed a 'quick reaction force' unit to Badakhshan province which shares a border with Tajikistan in order to maintain security and protect the country's frontier, the media reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Mridul Agarwal scores highest ever percentage in IIT-JEE exam
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Jaipur's Mridul Agarwal has created a history of sorts by not only topping but also scoring the highest ever percentage in the IIT-JEE entrance examination. Mridul topped the chart by scoring 348 out of 360 marks with 96.66 per cent in the JEE-Advanced 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
WBBL thrown into turmoil after 3-day flash lockdown imposed in Tasmania
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) The Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) inaugural week is facing uncertainty after Hobart was put under a three-day lockdown on Friday due to surging Covid-19 cases in Tasmania.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Top nuke envoys of S.Korea, US, Japan to meet in Washington
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the US and Japan will meet in Washington next week to discuss joint efforts to bring North Korea back to dialogue, the Foreign Ministry in Seoul announced on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Clubhouse announces new 'Music Mode' for iOS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Popular audio chat app Clubhouse has introduced 'Music Mode' as a new setting to help musicians sound their best while performing on the app.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Elderly woman strangled to death in Bihar
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old elderly woman was strangled to death in Bihar's Munger district, police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FM attends Plenary Meeting of Int'l Monetary & Financial Committee
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended the Plenary Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held in Washington D.C.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
My priority is still Samajwadi Party: Shivpal
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) President Shivpal Singh has said that since politics is all about possibilities, his priority will still be an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP).
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
2 inmates in SL jail dead after consuming sanitizer
Colombo, Oct 15 (IANS) Two Iranian inmates detained at the Colombo Remand Prison in Sri Lanka died after consuming an alcohol-based sanitizer, local media reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FB developing AI that can see, hear, remember whatever you do
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Facebook is developing a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based system that can analyse your lives using first-person videos -- recording what they see, do and hear in order to help you with daily tasks.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Aussie Test skipper Tim Paine 'shattered' by Will Pucovski concussion
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) Australian Test skipper Tim Paine said on Friday he was "shattered" when he got to know that young batter Will Pucovski had suffered another concussion while training with his state side Victoria on October 5.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
RTI: Maha LoP Devendra Fadnavis is a 'Man of Letters', 230-plus
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis -- whose political bark is considered worse than his bite -- also uses the pen, literally, to bulldoze the Maha Vikas Aghadi 'auto rickshaw' government, no-holds-barred.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
S.Korea to raise private gathering size limit to 8
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The South Korean government has decided to raise the private gathering size limit to eight people for the capital area and 10 for elsewhere before the country shifts to a "living with Covid-19" scheme next month, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum announced on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
BJP Kisan Morcha's national executive meet on Oct 30 in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing farmers unrest in poll-bound states, the BJP Kisan Morcha will hold its national executive meeting on October 30 in Delhi.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP's Purvanchal emerging as hub of vegetable export
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh is emerging as the export hub for vegetables.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Armed Forces, scientists most trustworthy; politicians least: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Armed Forces and scientists have emerged as the most trustworthy citizens in India, while as politicians and advertising executives are the least, as work around sacrifice and service before self is revered by the Indians.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ram Charan collaborates with 'Jersey' director for next film
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telugu 'mega power star' Ram Charan, who plays Alluri Sita Rama Raju in S.S. Rajamouli's 'RRR', is all set to take up another interesting project.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
It's official: Biden travelling to Glasgow climate summit
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) To mark a show of leadership, US President Joe Biden will be travelling to Glasgow on November 1 to attend the upcoming crucial UN Climate Change Conference COP26 -- a pivotal moment on the road towards a more secure and sustainable future since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,International
Anamika Roy Rashtrawar quits IFFCO TOKIO General as MD & CEO
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The first woman head honcho of a large private general insurance company Anamika Roy Rashtrawar has quit IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance Company Ltd recently.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Bavuma's return from injury presents new selection headache for SA
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) The South African cricket team has got a timely boost ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to commence on October 17, with skipper Temba Bavuma saying that he is "recovering well from the broken thumb" he suffered in Sri Lanka.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Apprehensions in AIADMK over Sasikala planning comeback
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Opposition AIADMK, which was battered in the recent rural local body polls winning just two seats in the district panchayat unions, is now facing another major problem with the ousted general secretary of the party V. K. Sasikala trying to make a grandiose comeback.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kohli=Pant banter ahead of T20 World Cup
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of the T20 World Cup which starts on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli has provoked wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant in a fun way to get the Delhi batsman's mood up for the upcoming mega event.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
IMD predicts clear sky in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a 'mainly clear sky' in the national capital on Friday with the maximum temperature likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius and the minimum at 18.6 degrees Celsius.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Valmiki Jayanti to be special for BJP this year
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Eyeing Dalit votes for the 2022 Assembly elections, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning special celebrations to mark Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti on October 20.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Second wave laid bare the woes of rural Uttarakhand's health infrastructure
Dehradun, Oct 15 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Situated at an altitude of 2,745 metres, Harshil Ghati in Uttarakhand draws people from all over India who admire the pristine beauty of remote mountain villages set amid the echo of the fast-flowing Bhagirathi river.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
No help from any quarters, young Kerala mother searches for her child
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Even though the Kerala unit of the CPI-M is known to take up the cause of women and children, but the plight of a 22-year-old woman leader of the Student's Federation of India, has failed to move Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, police chief and the Child Welfare Committee, whom she has approached to get back her child.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kriti, Rajkummar amp up 'Hum Do Hamare Do' track 'Bansuri'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) After creating an Internet sensation with the A.R. Rahman-composed track, 'Param Sundari', Kriti is back, this time with the consummate performer Rajkummar Rao, for the latest 'Hum Do Hamare Do' track, 'Bansuri'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India logs 16,862 new Covid cases, 379 deaths
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India reported total 16,862 fresh Covid-19 cases and 379 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Warner will be right there at the top of the order, asserts Aussie captain Finch
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) A fully-fit Australian skipper Aaron Finch has said that there is no doubt about David Warner's place in the side as they gear up for the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, despite the opener not being in the best form for his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Sunrisers Hyderabad.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gehlot to meet Sonia after 8 months, a day ahead of CWC
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is slated to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday, eight months after he last met the interim Congress President. The meeting comes a day ahead of the Congress working Committee (CWC) meeting to be held on Saturday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 reasons why India can't reach 1 bn smartphone users even by 2030
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India may not see a billion smartphone users even by the end of this decade and there are seven key challenges to achieve 100 per cent smartphone penetration, according to a new report.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Over 30 countries commit to counter ransomware attacks in US-led meeting
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) More than 30 countries, including South Korea, Japan and the UK, pledged to work together to combat the growing threat of ransomware attacks in a virtual conference hosted by the US, said a joint statement from the meeting on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Man's body with chopped hand found at Singhu border
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A body of a man with a chopped hand was found near the Haryana-Delhi Singhu border on Friday morning, local police sources confirmed.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Paula Badosa, Ons Jabeur to clash in semis at Indian Wells WTA event
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 15 (IANS) Paula Badosa became the first Spanish woman since 2003 to advance to the semi-finals of the WTA event at the BNP Paribas Open, defeating 2019 finalist Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-3 in the quarter-finals here. Badosa, seeded 21 here, will face Tunisia's Ons Jabeur in the semi-finals, with the winner advancing to the biggest final of their careers.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
UK set to spend $16bn for repairing Parliament House, but won't replace it
London, Oct 15 (IANS) No new Parliament building is coming up or will be erected in Britain to replace the Palace of Westminster, despite it being 1005 years old and both the House of Commons and the House of Lords being inadequate to seat all its respective members. Instead a massive repair and restoration project is underway for a construction which came up in 1016.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Petrol, diesel prices rise again, burn bigger holes in consumers' pockets
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Petrol and diesel price rose again on Friday taking its retail rates to record high levels across the country affecting consumers this festive season.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Muddled understanding of geo-politics has hounded us a nation' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) At a time when India is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the victory over Pakistan in 1971 that led to the creation of Bangladesh comes a definitive account of a war six years prior to that which also ended in a military victory but which came to naught with the hard-fought territory being returned without any political or diplomatic gains.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Taliban welcomes Turkey's proposal for visits by FMs to Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) The Taliban government in Afghanistan has welcomed Turkey's proposal for Foreign Ministers of Islamic nations to visit Kabul "as a way to discuss the situation in the country", the media reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Aparna Sen's 'The Rapist' wins top award at Busan film fest
Busan, Oct 15 (IANS) Aparna Sen's hard-hitting social drama, 'The Rapist', was declared the joint winner of the Kim Jiseok Award at the 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), which concluded here on Friday. The film, starring Konkona Sen Sharma, had been premiered at the festival's 'A Window on Asian Cinema' section on October 7.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
After India report, US mulls bill to fix Amazon's predatory practices
Washington/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After a report accused Amazon of secretly exploiting internal data from its marketplace to copy products sold by other companies and manipulate search results, a group of US Senators has announced plans to introduce a nondiscrimination bill that could rejig Amazon's online marketplace.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
Dimitrov overcomes Hurkacz, storms into semis at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 15 (IANS) Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov's grand comeback continued at the BNP Paribas Open as he rallied from a set down to defeat Poland's Hubert Hurkacz in three sets to back up his stunning victory over top seed Daniil Medvedev in the previous round.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
S.Korean Prez, First Lady receive Covid booster shots
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook on Friday received their Covid-19 booster shots, in line with a guidance from health authorities, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Yogi govt to increase number of Sainik schools
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to double the number of Sainik schools in the state.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
US awaits N.Korean response to dialogue proposals
Washington/Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The US continues to be prepared to meet with North Korea without preconditions as it awaits the Pyongyang's response to its "specific proposals", a State Department spokesperson said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
UP industries told to adopt Miyawaki afforestation technique
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has issued an order making it compulsory for industries to adopt the Japanese Miyawaki afforestation technique.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
HTC launches wellness-focused VR headset
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) HTC has launched a new entertainment and health focused VR headset 'Vive Flow' to take on Facebook's Oculus Quest 2.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US returns to UN Human Rights Council
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) The US was elected a member of the UN Human Rights Council, following its withdrawal in June 2018 by former President Donald Trump.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Play schools, kindergarten to reopen in TN from Nov 1
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Play schools and Kindergarten will reopen in Tamil Nadu from November 1 onwards. Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M.K. Stalin announced this on Thursday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
India, US to reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, money laundering
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) India and the US have said they would reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, tax evasion and money laundering after a high-level meeting on economic and financial partnership led by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Apna Dal wants Dalit or OBC for deputy speaker's post in UP
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Even as the ruling BJP has made up its mind to get Nitin Agarwal elected as the deputy speaker of the Legislative Assembly, its alliance partner Apna Dal (S), has thrown a spanner in the works by demanding that a Dalit or an OBC MLA be elected to the post.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IANS Review: 'Dindora': Part slapstick, part screwball comedy (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: Dindora (Streaming on YouTube). Duration: 20 minutes per episode (eight episodes).
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'I Know What You Did Last Summer': An irritating, convolutedly mounted thriller (IANS Rating: **)
Film: 'I Know What You Did Last Summer' (Streaming on Amazon Prime). Duration: 40 minutes per episode (eight episodes in all).
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Tabbar': A visually atmospheric dark thriller of family loyalty and crime (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Film: 'Tabbar' (Streaming on Sony LIV). Duration: 35 minutes per episode (eight episodes in all).
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Sanak': A slick, old-fashioned action thriller (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: Sanak (Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar). Duration: 117 minutes.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Deaf actress-activist Millicent Simmonds to essay Helen Keller in forthcoming film
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) American actress and deaf activist Millicent Simmonds, known for her breakout roles in 'Wonderstruck' and the horror film 'A Quiet Place', will play Helen Keller and 'Marvelous Mrs Maisel' star Rachel Brosnahan will essay the part of her teacher Anne Sullivan in the forthcoming feature film 'Helen & Teacher'.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Geologists to visit K'taka district after series of quakes
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) A team of geologists and scientists will visit Karnataka's Vijayapura on Friday after the district was hit by a series of earthquakes.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Season 4 of 'Jack Ryan' green-flagged by Amazon
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Michael Pena of 'Narcos: Mexico' fame will join the cast of Tom Clancy's 'Jack Ryan' in its fourth season, which will be streamed on Amazon.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Baby dies after woman gives birth in UP hospital toilet
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) In a freak incident, a newborn died after the infant slipped and his head got stuck in a commode in the Lala Lajpat Rai hospital.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wow! Tendulkar stunned by young leg-spinner's viral video
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has shared a video on his Twitter handle in which a kid can be seen bowling brilliant leg-spin.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IEA revises up oil demand forecasts for 2021, 2022
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) has revised up global oil demand forecasts for 2021 and 2022.
2021-10-15
Category: International, France,Business/Economy,Politics
UP rape survivor's mother also files FIR against husband
Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) There is more trouble brewing for the man who has been accused of raping his minor daughter, along with 28 others, over the past few years.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
California's Alisal Fire grows, prompts evacuations
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) A fast growing wildfire in Southern California named 'Alisal Fire' have swelled to more than 16,000 acres, with more evacuations ordered, according to authorities.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
CLOSE-IN: The Kings and Knights IPL Show on Dussehra
This Dussehra will bring historical significance to the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dashain as it symbolizes is the victory of good over evil. The day when Ram stood victorious over Ravana or when goddess Durga killed the demon, Mahishasura.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Man dies after friend pumps air into his rectum
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) A man died after his friend pumped air into his rectum with an air compressor.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IMF warns of divergent recoveries from pandemic
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The policy-setting body of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of divergent recoveries from the Covid-19 pandemic, pledging to strengthen cooperation to expedite universal vaccination.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
BJP MLA seeks release of 3 fishermen from Pak Army custody
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) BJP MLA Brijesh Kumar Prajapati has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, seeking the early and safe release of three fisherman from Banda, who have been arrested by the Pakistan Army and are languishing in jail.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesia reopens for int'l visitors from 19 countries
Jakarta, Oct 15 (IANS) Indonesia has allowed international visitors from 19 countries, including India, with a Covid-19 positivity rate of less than 5 per cent to enter the country, Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
'Disgruntled' Sidhu sounds hopeful after Congress meeting
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as the party's Punjab unit head last month over 'dissatisfaction' with the shake-up in the state, has expressed hope that his concerns would be taken up properly, and all decisions made in the interest of the party and Punjab.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 239.5 mn
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 239.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.88 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.57 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
WhatsApp begins rolling out end-to-end encryption for chat backups
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp has finally started rolling out end-to-end encrypted chat backups for iOS and Android users globally.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Goa to resume in-person learning for classes IX-XII from Oct 18
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Schools in Goa have been allowed to resume in-person classes for IX to XII standard students from October 18 onwards, the state government announced.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Education
We don't wait for opportunities but create them: Qaafiya band members
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Clear that all the hard-work, passion and drive is not just restricted to what they do on the stage, but also in establishing their brand in the market as well, the band members of fusion band 'Qaafiya' say that contacting and connecting with people and agencies, and exhibiting their talent at multiple forums is always an ongoing process. "This is how to get from one show to another, and from one event to many. Of course, let us not forget the role the audiences play," says band member Rizwan Khan.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Farmers to hold up rail traffic for 6 hours on Oct 18
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) will hold up rail traffic for six hours on October 18, to protest against lack of action against Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni, who is an accused in the Lakhimpur incident in which nine persons, including four farmers were killed on October 3.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
4th batch of China-donated Covid vaccines arrives in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 15 (IANS) Iraq has received the fourth batch of Covid-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese government to boost Iraq's efforts to combat the pandemic.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 2,932 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 15 (IANS) Singapore reported 2,932 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally in the country to 138,327, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.4 million
Addis Ababa, Oct 15 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,409,330 cases as of Thursday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
UK records another 45,066 coronavirus cases
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Another 45,066 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 8,317,439, according to official figures released on Thursday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: I was kind of speaking to them, 'remember the name', explains Bishop
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former West Indies cricketer turned commentator Ian Bishop recalled the story of how the 'remember the name' term came into his mind. Bishop's comments on air became unforgettable after Carlos Brathwaite slammed the fourth six of his innings to power West Indies to their second mens T20 World Cup title in 2016 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, defeating England in the final.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Top Maoist leader R.K. dies of ill-health
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Top Maoist leader, Akkiraju Haragopal, alias Ramakrishna, who led the Maoists in peace talks with then Andhra Pradesh government in 2004, died of illness in Chhattisgarh, sources said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Terrorism
4 dead, 16 detained in communal violence in B'desh
Dhaka, Oct 14 (IANS) A total of 16 persons have been detained in Chandpur and Chittagong in connection with the cases filed over attacks on Durga Puja 'mandaps' and police-mob clashes in Chandpur's Hajiganj upazila on Wednesday night that left four persons dead, the police confirmed to IANS on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Uber Cup: India lose to Japan in quarterfinals
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Indian women's badminton team crashed out of the Uber Cup after losing to Japan in the quarterfinals on Thursday in Aarhus, Denmark.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Japanese investors hold meeting with Odisha govt
Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (IANS) An investors' delegation from Japan along with India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday held a meeting with the Odisha government on potential partnerships on steel, chemical and various other industries, an official said.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
TN rural polls results show 'Third Front' a distant dream
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK has recorded a thumping victory in the rural local body polls in nine districts, winning 138 out of the 140 district panchayat union seats.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Take steps to keep edible oil prices in check, Centre to states
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Department of Food and Public Distribution has written to all the major oil producing states to take appropriate and immediate action to ensure that the prices of edible oils are brought down to commensurate levels, in line with the import duty reductions.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Don't think of yourself as a minority, Sheikh Hasina tells Hindu community
Dhaka, Oct 14 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday assured the Hindu community that they will continue to enjoy equal rights and freely celebrate their festivals as she promised strong action against those who indulged in violence and vandalism at temples and Durga Puja pandals in Comilla and elsewhere.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
'SriKrishna@gmail.com' to compete with 2 big releases in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) 'SriKrishna@gmail.com', a love story starring 'Love Mocktail' fame actor Darling Krishna and Bhavana Menon, will clash with two big releases at the box office on Friday -- 'Salaga' and 'Kotigobba 3'.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
IANS Review: 'Rashmi Rocket' is more than an inspirational film (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Film: Rashmi Rocket (Streaming on Zee5). Duration: 135 minutes.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
President performs Sindhu Darshan puja near Leh
Leh, Oct 14 (IANS) The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, on Thursday performed Sindhu Darshan puja on the ghats of the Indus river on the outskirts of Leh.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
WBBL: Teenage pacer Hannah Darlington named captain of Sydney Thunder
Hobart, Oct 14 (IANS) Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) defending champions Sydney Thunder have named teenage Australian pacer Hannah Darlington as the captain for the seventh season of the league. Darlington will captain the team in place of regular skipper Rachael Haynes, who will not be joining the team after the birth of her son Hugo, and other factors like border closures and 14 days of quarantine.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Production cuts on semiconductor shortage dent Sept PV sales
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Curtailed production due to semiconductor shortages heavily dented India's domestic passenger vehicle sales on both year-on-year and sequential basis in September.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maha Minister Awhad arrested in assault case, gets bail
Thane, Oct 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad was placed under arrest in connection with an assault case but later released on bail, officials said here on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Moderate earthquake in Assam, no damage reported
Guwahati, Oct 14 (IANS) Amid Durga Puja festivities, a moderate quake, measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale, occurred in eastern Assam bordering Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, but no loss of life and damage to property was reported.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Elect full majority govt in Goa for 'double-paced' development: Shah
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Citing the tall list of achievements of successive full majority governments at the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including the abolition of Article 370 and construction of Ram temple, Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday exhorted BJP workers to work towards electing a government with full majority in the poll-bound coastal state in order to achieve "double-paced" development.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Monsoon withdrawal not yet complete, says IMD
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) As against the normal date of October 15 when the southwest monsoon completely withdraws from across India, the process is delayed this time, and its exit may still be at least five days away, the IMD said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
PNB Housing Finance terminates deal with Carlyle on lack of visibility on legal issues
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) PNB Housing Finance has terminated the Rs 4,000 crore deal with US-based Carlyle group for a preferential allotment.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi records 28 fresh Covid cases, no death in four days
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The national capital on Thursday reported 28 fresh Covid cases, taking its tally to 14,39,311, as per the Delhi Health Department bulletin. However, no fatality has been reported in the city for the fourth day now.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India ships vaccines to four nations under 'Vaccine Maitri'
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has recently sent crores of Covid vaccine shots to four nations in its neighborhood under the "Vaccine Maitri" programme, it was announced on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Customs officials seize 1.5 kg gold smuggled from Sharjah
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) Customs officials on Thursday seized one-and-a-half kg gold worth Rs 73 lakh, which was smuggled in from Sharjah to Jaipur.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
All-India Chess Federation signs sponsorship deal with MPL
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The All-India Chess Federation (AICF) has signed an agreement with MPL Foundation towards sponsorship of all national championships for the next five years.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
JCO, another soldier critically injured in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Oct 14 (IANS) A junior commissioned officer (JCO) and another soldier were critically injured on Thursday in an encounter with the terrorists in J&K's Poonch district, defence officials said
2021-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
England all-rounder Stokes signals return to playing cricket
Durham, Oct 14 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has signalled a return to playing cricket. Stokes' videos on Instagram showed the all-rounder batting for the first time in a net session at an indoor facility since taking an indefinite break from the game in July this year.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Issues in ISI chief's appointment to be resolved soon: Imran
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the "technical issues" in the appointment of the Director-General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) would soon be resolved, Geo News reported.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India re-elected unopposed to UN Human Rights Council
United Nations, Oct 14 (IANS) India was re-elected to the Human Rights Council on Thursday for another three-year term, starting next year with a pledge to "to bring its pluralistic, moderate and balanced perspective to straddle various divides or differences in the Council".
2021-10-14
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn in China due to compliance requirements
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Microsoft is shutting down its business and employment-oriented online service LinkedIn in China, saying that having to comply with the Chinese state has become increasingly challenging, the BBC reported.
2021-10-14
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
T20 World Cup: Hamstring is fine but elbow needs time, says NZ captain Williamson
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) Giving some clarity on his injury, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson on Thursday said that his hamstring is fine and he'll be taking part in full training in 'few days or so' but elbow might still need 'a little bit of time' to get back to hundred per cent.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Strong Islamic narrative back with return of Taliban in South Asia
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) After the developments in Afghanistan following the take over of the government by the Taliban, there has been a considerable impact on various Islamic radical groups in the South Asian region with some of them seeing the return of Taliban as a reflection of victory of a staunch Islamic narrative.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
IPL 2021: It ended in heartbreak, DC skipper Pant pens emotional message
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) After crashing out of the Indian Premier League 2021, Delhi Capitals' captain Rishabh Pant posted an emotional message on Twitter for his teammates, franchise owners and fans.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India's September wholesale price inflation eases to 10.66%
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Lower prices of primary goods, along with food articles, eased India's September 2021 wholesale inflation on a sequential basis.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid curbs, lack of funding loom over Durga Puja celebrations in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) With the immersion of Durga idols on Friday, devotees in the national capital will bid adieu to the Hindu deity until next year.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Two held for kidnapping, murdering 9-year-old boy in Delhi (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested two people in a 9-year-old boy's murder case whose body was found in a sack in the national capital's Uttam Nagar area.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5 NSCN cadres held with arms, two hostages rescued
Guwahati/Kohima, Oct 14 (IANS) Amid ongoing talks between the Centre and Naga outfits in Delhi, five cadres of the different factions of the NSCN have been arrested in Nagaland and Assam with arms and ammunition and two hostages freed, defence officials said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Terrorism
Charminar too set to see fun-filled Sunday evenings
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) After successful launch of 'Sunday Funday' at Tank Bund on the banks of Hussain Sagar lake, Telangana's Urban Development Department has decided to organise a similar weekly carnival at the historic Charminar.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
India's September exports, imports rise over 22% YoY
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India's merchandise exports rose by 22.63 per cent, on a year-on-year basis, in September 2021.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Murder accused absconding for six years nabbed in Himachal
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) An accused in a brutal murder case, absconding since 2015, was arrested by Delhi Police's Crime Branch of the Delhi Police from Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Myanmar reports 1,514 new Covid cases, 33 deaths
Yangon, Oct 14 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,514 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 8.1 per cent in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 484,317, according to a release issued by the Ministry of Health on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Myanmar,National,Health/Medicine
England Lions name squad for Australia tour
London, Oct 14 (IANS) England Lions on Thursday named a strong 14-member squad for the tour of Australia, starting in November.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Modi to dedicate 7 new defence companies to nation on Friday
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the seven new defence companies formed out of the Ordnance Factory Board to the nation on Friday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Chhetri breaks Pele's record, says it is not important, there is no comparison
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) To go past the legendary Pele and be just one adrift of Lionel Mess in the list of top goal scorers in the world is an extraordinary feeling and one could be pardoned for being on cloud nine after achieving such a feat.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Steps taken to strengthen women's role in security setup, armed forces: Rajnath
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The government has taken a number of steps to strengthen the role of women within the security setup in general and the armed forces in particular, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Putin says AUKUS harms regional stability
Moscow, Oct 14 (IANS) The AUKUS, a security partnership between Australia, Britain and the United States, "undoubtedly" undermines regional stability, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
BJP begins process of drafting manifesto for upcoming UP polls
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The BJP has launched the process of preparing its manifesto for next year's Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, while a review of its past poll promises will also be carried out.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trinamool criticises Centre's move to extend BSF's jurisdiction
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) A day after the Union home ministry issued a notification extending the jurisdiction of the BSF in West Bengal, Punjab and Assam where the central force will be able to frisk and conduct search operations within a larger 50- km stretch instead of the existing 15 kms, the Trinamool Congress came down heavily on the Centre. It alleged that this was an "infringement" on the rights of the state and an attack on the federal structure of the country.
2021-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Russia says Moscow talks to focus on Afghan recovery, humanitarian aid
Moscow, Oct 14 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday that post-conflict reconstruction and humanitarian assistance will be high on the agenda of the multilateral talks on Afghanistan in Moscow next week.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Norway says bow-and-arrow attack appears to be 'act of terrorism'
Copenhagen, Oct 14 (IANS) Wednesday's bow-and-arrow attack in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg appears to be "an act of terrorism", Norway's intelligence service PST said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Denmark,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Amateur Avani tied with seasoned Vani, Amandeep in 10th leg of WPGT
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Amateur Avani Prashanth overcame a string of bogeys on the front nine to stay in touch with seasoned professionals Vani Kapoor and Amandeep Drall to share the lead after two rounds of the 10th leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour at the Chandigarh Golf Club.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Golf
Second theatrical trailer of 'Madhagaja' released
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) The team of leading Kannada actor Srimurali's multi-lingual movie 'Madhagaja' released the second trailer of the film on Friday, and the action-packed venture has received a big thumbs-up from movie lovers.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
New disease in millet crop in Haryana identified
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Scientists at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University in Haryana's Hisar have, for the first time, identified a disease in millet crop caused due to Klebsiella Aerogenes bacterium, a statement said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,Science/Tech
Well, few things have gone their way: Chopra on CSK in IPL 2021
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Former India batter Aakash Chopra feels that some things have gone Chennai Super Kings' way, which led to them 'exceeding expectations'. He also said that Chennai went from strength to strength as they did well in their matches in Mumbai. Chennai are now in their ninth IPL final and will try to bag the trophy for the fourth time against the Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday in Dubai.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
NCP v/s NCB: Maha Minister Malik says agency framed his kin in drug case
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) A day after a Mumbai special court said that no case of illicit drug trafficking or conspiracy was made out against Sameer Khan, his father-in-law and senior Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik on Thursday slammed the NCB for falsely implicating him in the alleged narcotics seizure case in January.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mahesh Babu spills beans about his film with Rajamouli
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Southern megastar Mahesh Babu has made an announcement regarding his upcoming movie under SS Rajamouli's direction. In an elaborate email interview with Forbes, Mahesh Babu expressed happiness over the widespread fandom, while he talks about many other things.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
BJP holds five meetings with its Punjab unit to discuss poll preparedness
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Gearing up for the Punjab assembly polls, the BJP central leadership has held five meetings with the state unit in the national capital. In the coming days, central leaders including the election in-charge and co-incharges will start visiting the state where polls will be held early next year.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Air Commission lists suggestions to check air pollution in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Starting Friday, the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) for Delhi-NCR and surrounding areas has asked the concerned state governments to stop the use of coal/firewood in hotels and open eateries, among other suggestions to keep air pollution under check in the region.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Would never have somebody like Ashwin in my T20 team: Sanjay Manjrekar
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Making a bold statement about R Ashwin's ordinary performance in the shortest format of the game in the last few years, former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar has said that teams are spending too much time on India off-spinner and he would never have someone like him in his T20 team.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: South Africa unveil two jerseys for mega event
Johannesburg, Oct 14 (IANS) The South African cricket team on Thursday unveiled two new jerseys for the 2021 edition of the Men's T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in UAE and Oman.
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
I hope opposition teams are scared when they come up against us: Jofra Archer
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Pacer Jofra Archer hopes that opposition teams will be scared when they face England in the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He also said that England have been successful for so long as the players can dominate at any stage of the match.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
NCPCR notice to Delhi govt for 'using minors in promotional videos'
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Thursday issued notice to the Delhi government on a complaint about a promotional video that features minor school students.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka Shocker: Youth kills mother, sister for 'not cooking tasty sambar'
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) A youth shot his mother and sister dead on Thursday apparently for not cooking tasty sambar at Kodagodu in Karnataka's Uttara Kannada district.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Peon in Military Chief Engineer Jodhpur Zone honeytrapped by Pak spy, arrested
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan police' intelligence team has arrested a peon of Military Chief Engineer Jodhpur Zone for sharing crucial information with a Pakistan based woman handler.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Thomas Cup: India lose 1-4 to China; face Denmark in quarters
Aarhus (Denmark), Oct 14 (IANS) The men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty were the only ones to win their match as India went down 1-4 to Asian powerhouse China in their last Group C match of the Thomas Cup Finals here on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Delhi Congress protests outside CM House over Chhath Puja row
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee workers on Thursday protested outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence at Civil Lines. The protest was held against the Delhi government's decision not to allow Chhath Puja in public places this year owing to the Covid pandemic.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President extends Dussehra greetings to nation
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, on Thursday greeted the nation on the eve of Dussehra, saying the festival inspires us to follow the path of morality, goodness and virtue.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India sets the ball rolling for large-scale Battery Energy Storage System
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Centre has given a go ahead to inviting expression of interest for the installation of 1,000 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) as a pilot project.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Australia batter Pucovski suffers yet another concussion in training
Melbourne, Oct 14 (IANS) Australia batter Will Pucovski has suffered yet another concussion while training with his state side Victoria. The 23-year-old Pucovski was hit on his head while facing throwdowns during Victoria's practice session on October 5 and began showing signs of concussion.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Extension of BSF's jurisdiction evokes mixed response
Guwahati/Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) A day after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) extended BSF's area of operational jurisdiction in three states -- Punjab, West Bengal and Assam -- within a belt of 50 km from the international borders, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday supported the move, while the CPI-M and the Trinamool Congress strongly opposed it.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Politics
T20 WC: Ireland, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, Scotland register win in warm-up matches
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) Ireland, Sri Lanka, Netherlands and Scotland have registered victories in their respective Thursday's warm-up matches, which are being played ahead of the beginning of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE and Oman.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Bommai's neutral statement on moral policing will encourage those involved'
Dakshina Kannada, (Karnataka) Oct 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai's statement on moral policing in Dakshina Kannada district was condemned by the opposition Congress party and progressive organisations, who apprehend it will encourage the trend in the communally-sensitive coastal region which is also known to be an educational hub.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Positive macros, results push equities higher; Sensex closes above 61k (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Positive macro-economic wholesale inflation data as well as healthy Q2 results pushed equities higher on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Gunshots during army search operation in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Oct 14 (IANS) Gunshots were heard on Thursday during the search and cordon operation started by the army in Surankote area of J&K's Poonch district, police said.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Covid figures continue to fluctuate in Kerala with 9,246 cases now
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) Kerala's daily Covid tally has, of late, seen a fluctuating trend with 9,246 people turning positive on Thursday after 88,733 samples were send for testing in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate stood at 10.42 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
India's September exports, imports rise YoY
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India's merchandise exports rose by 22.63 per cent on a year-on-year basis in September 2021.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cong MP seeks Diwali holiday, reduction in student fees in Australia
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Congress Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Tankha wrote to Australian High Commissioner Barry O Farrell on Thursday to declare November 4 as optional holiday for Diwali to strengthen ties between India and Australia.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Politics
Himachal to collaborate with CSIR-IMTech for natural farming
Shimla, Oct 14 (IANS) A collaboration between the state project implementing unit of Prakritik Kheti Khushhal Kisan Yojana and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-Institute of Microbial Technology in Chandigarh is on the cards for microbial study of dung and urine of indigenous cows being used for Subhash Palekar Natural Farming (SPNF) in Himachal Pradesh.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Science/Tech
China, Bhutan sign three-step roadmap for expediting boundary negotiations
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Amid the border dispute with India, China on Thursday signed a three-step roadmap with Bhutan for expediting the boundary negotiations.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
IPL 2021 Final: Strengths and Weaknesses of Chennai and Kolkata
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders have won two out of two in the IPL finals. Chennai Super Kings have reached the finals nine times, emerging victorious in three of them. Friday's final between the two teams in Dubai promises a tactical clash between MS Dhoni and Eoin Morgan.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Football
Fire breaks out at house in Delhi's Kirari, no casualties
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A fire broke out at a residential building, in which a factory was being allegedly run, in Delhi's Kirari area on Thursday afternoon, but no casualties were reported, a fire department official said.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bharti backed OneWeb launches 36 internet satellites in orbit
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company OneWeb backed by India-based Bharti Enterprises has launched 36 satellites, bringing the total in-orbit constellation to 358 satellites, the company said.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Taapsee Pannu: Sports stars are actually the real heroes for me
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu, who plays a sprinter in her latest film 'Rashmi Rocket', says that she is always in awe of sports personalities and that she feels they are the real heroes.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Aryan Khan bail verdict on Oct 20, NCB paints him as a 'junkie'
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) In a huge setback to Aryan Khan, a Mumbai special NDPS court on Thursday reserved its order on his and other co-accused's bail applications till October 20, even as the NCB virtually labelled him a 'junkie' regularly consuming drugs.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Over 2 cr returns filed on glitch ridden e-filing portal of I-T Dept
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department has marked receipt of more than 2 crore Income Tax returns as on 13th October 2021, a government statement released on Thursday said.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India needs to be ever vigilant to counter Pak-China nexus in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 14: There are multiple developments in and around Afghanistan, following the Taliban's takeover of the country in mid-August Events in the AfPak region and beyond are unfolding at a breakneck speed. pace.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
TB cases reporting in India down by 41% due to Covid: WHO
Geneva, Oct 14 (IANS) Reporting of tuberculosis (TB) cases in India went down by 41 per cent between 2019 and 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Health Organization's 2021 Global TB report released on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
PIA cites security reasons to suspend Kabul operations
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) said on Thursday that it has suspended its operations in Kabul with immediate effect citing "security reasons", the Dawn reported.
2021-10-14
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Essar UK submits planning application for hydrogen production plants
Stanlow (UK), Oct 14 (IANS) Essar Oil (UK) Ltd announced on Thursday that it had submitted a planning application to Cheshire West and Chester Council, seeking approval for the construction of hydrogen production plants at its Stanlow Manufacturing Complex in Ellesmere Port.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Economic pickup will support borrowers but Covid risks remain high: Moody's
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Over the next three to six months, auto loan delinquency rates will stay elevated, though broadly stable from current levels, Moody's Investors Service said in its comment on auto loans.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
T-Works successfully tests hybrid UAV which covers 45 km
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The Telangana government's hardware incubator and prototyping lab, T-Works, successfully designed, developed, and tested its indigenous vertical take-off and landing autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which covered 45km in 33 minutes.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Technology
Actor Vijay's fan club wins over 100 seats in TN rural polls
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Even as superstar Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam drew a blank in the rural local body polls in Tamil Nadu, the fan club of young superstar, Thalapathy Vijay won more than 100 seats.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Punjab Minister slams Kejriwal for promise to end red tapism
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) Punjab Parliamentary Affairs Minister Brahm Mohindra on Thursday hit out at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his promise to end red tapism in the state.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Indian team's new jersey gets showcased at Burj Khalifa
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) A couple of hours after its launch, the new jersey of the Indian cricket team was showcased in a scintillating light show on Burj Khalifa, the worlds tallest building, in Dubai. MPL Sports, the official kit sponsor for the Indian cricket team, posted the video of the light show at the Burj Khalifa with the new jersey late on Wednesday night.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Prime accused held in SGT university murder case
Gurugram, Oct 14 (IANS) A team of Crime Branch Sector-10 of Gurugram police has arrested the prime accused who allegedly killed his fellow student studying in SGT University on October 8 in Gurugram, police said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vijayan's son-in-law, Sivankutty come under fire in CPI-M meet
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) If anyone thought that all is well in the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala, it appears it's not the case as at the meeting of the CPI-M legislators two State Ministers came under fire and it included none other than Vijayan's 'new' son-in-law State PWD and Tourism Minister P.A. Mohammed Riyas and Education Minister V. Sivankutty.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Aryan Khan bail: Mumbai court to pronounce verdict on Oct 20
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) In a huge setback to Aryan Khan, a Mumbai special NDPS court on Thursday reserved its order on his and other co-accused's bail applications till October 20.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Latvian president tests positive for Covid-19
Riga, Oct 14 (IANS) Latvian President Egils Levits has tested positive for Covid-19, his office said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Latvia,Health/Medicine,Politics
E-com players log $4.6 bn sales in India festive week, Flipkart leads
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The e-commerce players registered a whopping $4.6 billion (nearly Rs 32,000 crore) sales during the first week of the festive season -- a 23 per cent on-year growth -- driven by mobiles and fashion products, a new report showed on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
PCB provisionally suspends Zeeshan Malik under anti-corruption code
Lahore, Oct 14 (IANS) Zeeshan Malik, the Northern batsman was on Thursday provisionally suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) under the provisions of its anti-corruption code.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
2 killed in shooting during protest in Beirut
Beirut, Oct 14 (IANS) At least two persons were killed and several others were injured in a shooting in Lebanon's capital Beirut, al-Jadeed local TV channel reported on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Lebanon,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Assam Rifles sets up skill development centre in conflict zone
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative, Maj Gen Alok Naresh, IG, Assam Rifles (South), has inaugurated a skill development centre in the conflict-hit Churachandpur district in Manipur.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Dasara 'Jumbo Savari' to be held in Mysuru palace on Friday
Mysuru, (Karnataka) Oct 14 (IANS) The cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysuru city is all set for the celebration of the final leg of the 'Nada Habba' (regional festival) Dasara grand event 'Jumbo Savari' on Friday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
IPL 2021 Final: Watson draws comparison between Hazelwood and McGrath
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Shane Watson has drawn comparisons between Chennai Super Kings pacer Josh Hazlewood and pace legend Glenn McGrath. He pointed out that there are similarities in terms of control and accuracy.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
46 killed, 79 injured in Taiwan building fire
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) At least 46 people were killed and least 79 injured as a fire
2021-10-14
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN Police on alert after fly-by night operators dupe people
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police is on high alert after several cases of cheating gullible people of their hard-earned money were reported from several parts of the state.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
BBL: Brisbane Heat sign Somerset batter Abell as Banton's replacement
Brisbane, Oct 14 (IANS) Brisbane Heat on Thursday signed Somerset batter Tom Abell for the 2021-22 Big Bash League season.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Urban Company slashes commission after workers protest
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) After facing protests and social media storm over pay parity and working conditions, online home services provider Urban Company (formerly UrbanClap) on Thursday announced to slash the commission it charges from beauty service professionals from 30 per cent to 25 per cent.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Woman allegedly gang-raped on Hyderabad's outskirts
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) A woman was allegedly gang-raped by three persons after being kidnapped near Himayat Sagar on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police said.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drug companies eye mRNA technology for flu shots
London, Oct 14 (IANS) With Covid-19 proving the credibility of mRNA technology, many drug companies are racing to apply the same formula for developing vaccines for influenza, Nature reported.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
UN summit to advance action on zero emission vehicles
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) The UN Sustainable Transport Conference began in Beijing on Thursday with the government leaders, industry experts and civil society groups charting a sustainable pathway forward.
2021-10-14
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
2 notorious criminals injured in police encounter in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (IANS) Two notorious criminals were injured in a police encounter in Odisha's Rourkela town early morning on Thursday, police said.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
20 DU colleges to get principals soon (IANS Impact)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The University of Delhi's new Vice Chancellor Prof Yogesh Singh has issued orders to fill vacant posts after the matter came to his notice.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Fake job racket offering employment in Railways busted, 4 held
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested four persons who cheated people on the pretext of providing them a job in the Indian Railways, an official said here on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to bring rain to Odisha: IMD
Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (IANS) The Dussehra celebration this year may be wet in some parts of Odisha with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting rainfall.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bitcoin could cause the next financial crash
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could cause the next financial crash, according to a top Bank of England official, Daily Mail reported.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Twitter to pay 150 live audio creators on Spaces
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Twitter has announced a new accelerator programme for creators on its audio conversation platform Spaces, to "discover and reward" around 150 creators with technical, financial and marketing support.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Khushbu Sundar shares glimpse of her weight loss transformation
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) South star and politician Khushbu Sundar has shared a glimpse on social media of her incredible transformation after losing 15 kgs.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
AirPods 3 to launch next week along with M1X MacBook Pro: Report
San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch its third-generation Apple AirPods, along with the upcoming 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro devices, powered by the unannounced M1X chipset on October 18.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Actor Prakash Raj demands CCTV footage of MAA polls
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Following high drama around the Movie Artistes Association (MAA) elections, Vishnu Manchu was elected president of the association and even though his rival Prakash Raj and his supporters resigned from their positions, Vishnu did not react.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
RLD rules out alliance with Congress in UP
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Jayant Chaudhary has categorically ruled out an alliance with the Congress, ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IPL 2021: Experienced CSK eye 4th title, face resurgent KKR in final
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) MS Dhoni's experienced Chennai Super Kings will lock horns with resurgent Kolkata Knight Riders, led by Eoin Morgan, in the high-octane grand finale of IPL 2021 at Dubai International Stadium, here on Friday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Prioritising forensic science use in on-scene crime probe in serious offences: Shah
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) The Union Home Affairs Ministry is trying to prioritise use of forensic science in on-the-spot crime investigations related to cases which attract more than six years of punishment, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Taliban to ban Pak's PIA if ticket prices not changed
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Afghanistans Civil Aviation Administration said that Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Kam Air, a private Afghan airline, will be banned from operating flights from Kabul to Islamabad if they do not charge the same price as they did prior to the Taliban takeover.
2021-10-14
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Barca to meet Valencia as La Liga postpones two matches
Madrid, Oct 14 (IANS) La Liga returns to action with a reduced number of matches this weekend after the competition agreed to postpone the fixtures of Real Madrid against Athletic Club Bilbao and Granada versus Atletico Madrid, due to World Cup duties.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
41 UP districts are now coronavirus free
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Forty one districts in Uttar Pradesh are now Covid free.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Ampere launches new electric 2-wheeler for Rs 68,999
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Electric vehicle major Ampere Electric expanded its two-wheeler product range launching a new model Magnus EX priced at Rs 68,999 (ex-showroom Pune).
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Allu Arjun's fans worried about director jinx!
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Telugu actor Allu Arjun has a huge following in other southern states as well even as his upcoming movie 'Pushpa - The Rise' is set to launch him as a pan-India star.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
LG units to repay GM $1.2bn for Bolt EV battery recall costs
Seoul, Oct 14 (IANS) LG Electronics and LG Energy Solution said that they will repay General Motors about 1.4 trillion won ($1.2 billion) in costs for the recalls of Bolt electric vehicles due to battery defects.
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Think of Modi, vote for BJP to ensure twin-engine govt in Goa: Shah
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that the BJP would come to power in Goa with a full majority, stating that with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Centre and a BJP government in the state, Goa would be powered by a "twin engine" governance.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
SonyLIV launches in Canada with Indian family saga 'Tabbar'
Toronto, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian streaming service SonyLIV will be launched in Canada on October 15 with the web show 'Tabbar'.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz
Blast in Afghan province kills Taliban official
Kabul, Oct 14 (IANS) A Taliban official was killed and 11 others were injured in an explosion on Thursday in Afghanistan's Kunar province, a sorce said.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Facebook launches its 1st ever event for gamers in India
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Facebook on Thursday announced its first-ever gaming event 'FB Gaming Press Start' in India.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Punit Goenka questions Invesco's silence on merger proposal with Reliance
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) In the ongoing Zee-Invesco tussle, the company's Managing Director and CEO Punit Goenka has now broken his silence charging the company's largest shareholder with hiding facts that prevented it from bringing facts about a merger proposal earlier.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
S.Korean Navy to press ahead with aircraft carrier project
Seoul, Oct 14 (IANS) Adm. Boo Suk-jong, South Korea's Chief of Naval Operations, vowed ON Thursday to press ahead with a project to build the country's first light aircraft carrier by 2033 despite persistent doubts over its feasibility and necessity.
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
WazirX receives 377 legal requests, blocks over 14K accounts in India
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) As cryptocurrencies gain traction in India, crypto exchange WazirX on Thursday said it received 377 user account requests from the law enforcement agencies (including 38 from foreign agencies) in the April-September period this year.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
ADIF, CAIT condemn Amazon's 'predatory' practices to kill Indian brands
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF) and the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Thursday condemned Amazon's "predatory playbook" of allegedly copying, rigging and killing Indian brands, urging the Centre for timely intervention.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
realme clocks sales of Rs 3,500 crore during festive days
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme on Thursday announced that it has successfully clocked sales of Rs 3,500 crore across all channels during the 'realme festive days' from October 2-10.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
CAIT demands CBI inquiry against AmazoN
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said that copying products and rigging the search is a grevous offence with an ulterior design to kill the domestic small manufacturers and traders of India directly contravening Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of an 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adele's eagerly awaited album '30' out on Nov 19
London, Oct 14 (IANS) English singer-songwriter Adele has announced in a lengthy Instagram post that her long-awaited album titled '30' will be released on November 19.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Thousands in Afghanistan receive assistance from UNHCR
Kabul, Oct 14 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Thursday announced that it has provided assistance to thousands of needy people across Afghanistan.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Our Future is at Hand - Let's Move Forward Together' necessitates conversations about the importance of handwashing
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) While Covid-19 established the importance of handwashing in preventing disease, it also pointed at the glaring lack of hand hygiene that exists across the world. As the world slowly recovers from the pandemic, the importance of handwashing necessitates conversations about the importance of handwashing beyond Covid-19.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP is eyeing urban assembly constituencies in Punjab
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) To become a political force to be reckoned with in Punjab, the BJP is eyeing 35 urban assembly constituencies in the upcoming polls. The saffron party is putting extra effort to win these urban assembly constituencies. Election for 117-member Punjab assembly will be held in February-March next year.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 held for kidnap and murder of 9-year-old boy in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested two people in the murder case of a 9-year-old boy whose body was found in a sack in the national capital's Uttam Nagar area.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Clash over trash leaves one dead, five injured in UP
Muzaffarnagar, Oct 14 (IANS) One person was killed and five others injured in a clash between two groups over the disposal of trash in Muzaffarnagar district on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Blackout hits Afghan provinces
Kabul, Oct 14 (IANS) At least a dozen Afghan provinces, including Kabul, were hit by a blackout triggered by a technical problem, the national power company, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), confirmed on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
5 dead as jeep falls into ditch in PoK
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Five people were killed and four others injured when a jeep plunged into a ditch in Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (PoK) Haveli district, local media reported on Thursday morning.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Varun Gandhi shares Vajpayee's old clip to target govt
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP Varun Gandhi, who has been consistently targeting his own government over the farmers protest and the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, has now shared an old video of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in which Vajpayee is seen warning the then Congress government against repressing farmers.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man sentenced to life for killing wife using cobra sent to TVM Central jail
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) A day after a lower court at Kollam district sentenced a man guilty of killing his wife by getting her bitten by a cobra, he was brought to the Thiruvananthapuram Central jail on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aus central bank deems climate change 'first order risk' to economy
Canberra, Oct 14 (IANS) Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) Deputy Governor Guy Debelle on Thursday outlined the risks climate change and the green energy transition poses for the country's fossil-fuel reliant economy.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Guru Randhawa, Mrunal Thakur's 'snow fight' in Kashmir!
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Singer Guru Randhawa and actress Mrunal Thakur had a playful time in Kashmir while shooting for the new music video 'Aise Na Chhoro Mujhe' which also captured their 'snow fight'.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Fardeen, Riteish-starrer 'Visfot' to go on floors next week
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The shooting for Fardeen Khan's comeback film 'Visfot', which also stars Riteish Deshmukh, will begin from next week.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lakhimpur Kheri violence case: SIT recreates crime scene with Ashish Mishra
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 14 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, on Thursday, recreated the crime scene in the presence of four accused, including Union Minister's son Ashish Mishra and his friend Ankit Das, gunman Latif and driver Shekhar Bharti.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SRL, DSEU partner for boosting studies in medical lab tech
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) SRL Diagnostics on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU) to create the content and curriculum for undergraduate studies for training students in the field of medical laboratory technology.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Over 50% of Covid survivors experience symptoms upto 6 months: Study
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) More than half of the 236 million people who have recovered from Covid-19 worldwide since December 2019 will experience post-Covid symptoms -- more commonly known as long Covid -- up to six months after recovering, according to a large study.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
S.Korea monitoring withdrawal of embassies in Pyongyang
Seoul, Oct 14 (IANS) The South Korean Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it is closely monitoring the withdrawal of foreign diplomats in North Korea amid the Covid-19 pandemic, following reports the Romanian mission in Pyongyang has also temporally halted its activities.
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
'Sanak' director Kanishk Varma inspired by real incidents, books
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Director Kanishk Varma says hostage drama is a popular genre in the West and that he took inspiration from real-life incidents and books by popular author Vince Flynn for his upcoming action thriller 'Sanak - Hope Under Siege'.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
YouTuber Bhuvan Bam worked on 'Dhindora' for three years
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Celebrated YouTuber and actor Bhuvan Bam is all set to release his first web show 'Dhindora' and he says he has been working on the project for the last three years.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Woman held for attempting to extort money from cop
Pratapgarh (UP), Oct 14 (IANS) A woman from Jaunpur district has been arrested by the Pratapgarh police for attempting to extort money from a constable.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SL central bank to keep policy rates steady
Colombo, Oct 14 (IANS) The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) announced on Thursday that it would keep policy rates at their current levels while maintaining inflation at targeted levels and supporting economic recovery.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sao Paulo parts ways with Hernan Crespo
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 14 (IANS) Brazilian Serie A club Sao Paulo has sacked manager Hernan Crespo after just eight months in the role.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Dravid likely to be interim coach of Team India for home series vs Kiwis; Reports
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Indian men's cricket team is likely to have an interim coach for the upcoming home series with New Zealand after the ICC T20 World Cup, and former India captain Rahul Dravid has emerged as the frontrunner to be the stop-gap role.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Major breakthrough by BRO in Arunachal tunnel construction
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a major breakthrough amidst the pandemic by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in the Sela Tunnel Project in Arunachal Pradesh, the breakthrough blast for the longer tunnel of 1.5 km length was done successfully on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Singapore tightens monetary policy
Singapore, Oct 14 (IANS) The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday announced that it will raise slightly the slope of the Singapore dollar Nominal Effective Exchange Rate (S$NEER) policy band, up from zero per cent previously.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy,Politics
Death toll from tropical storm in Philippines reaches 19
Manila, Oct 14 (IANS) The death toll from the severe tropical storm Kompasu in the Philippines has increased to 19, while 13 others remain missing, the government said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Muslims should support party that gives maximum tickets: UP cleric
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 14 (IANS) Well-known Shia cleric and senior member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), Maulana Kalbe Jawad, has said that Muslims should tie up only with parties that can give enough seats to members of the community.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
UNHCR 'distressed' at killing of asylum-seeker in Libya
Tripoli, Oct 14 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that it was distressed at the killing of an asylum-seeker in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Govt continues price rollover of P&K fertilizers till March 2022
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday announced that the increased prices of Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilizers approved earlier shall be rolled over for the whole of 2021-22.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Uganda on alert as Ebola recurs in neighbouring DRC
Kampala, Oct 14 (IANS) Uganda's Ministry of Health said it is on alert after the deadly Ebola broke out in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Jagannath temple to remain closed for devotees on Dussehra, Diwali
Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (IANS) Lord Jagannatha temple in Odisha's Puri will remain closed for devotees on Dussehra (October 15) and Diwali (November 4), the temple administration said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Sharwanand, Siddharth-starrer 'Maha Samudram' hits screens
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Telugu movie 'Maha Samudram' starring Sharwanand, Siddharth, Aditi Rao Hydari and Anu Emmanuel released on Thursday. Helmed by 'RX 100' director Ajay Bhupathi, the movie caught the attention of the audience even before its release.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sela Tunnel in Arunachal will bolster national security: Rajnath
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Sela Tunnel, located in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, will play a crucial role in bolstering national security and ensuring socio-economic development of the region, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Thursday presiding over breakthrough blast of main tube of the tunnel.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Hormone widely used as an autism treatment shows no benefit
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Oxytocin, a naturally occurring hormone that acts as a chemical messenger in the brain, showed no evidence of helping children with autism gain social skills, according to a large national study.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
S.Korean umbrella union to hold large-scale rally
Seoul, Oct 14 (IANS) A major South Korean umbrella labour union said on Thursday that it will hold a large-scale rally in Seoul next week when its members walk off their jobs for a one-day general strike to call for the enhancement of labour rights.
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
AIADMK in spot after heavy drubbing in rural local body polls
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The heavy drubbing in the rural local body polls in nine districts of Tamil Nadu has affected the morale of the AIADMK and the party will have to rework its strategy to maintain its position as a major opponent to the DMK in the state.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Houthi rebels seize strategic district in govt-held province
Sanaa, Oct 14 (IANS) Houthi rebels have seized control of a new strategic district in Yemen's oil-rich province of Marib, which is the government's last northern stronghold, a military sources said.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
UK suggests 'intensive talks' with EU on Northern Ireland
London, Oct 14 (IANS) The UK has called for "intensive talks" with the European Union (EU) on the Northern Ireland Protocol after both sides offered their own proposals to amend it.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Kashmir district
Srinagar, Oct 14 (IANS) A cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in a joint operation carried out by the BSF and Jammu and Kashmir Police at Dardssun in North Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Enhypen aim to become 'hottest K-pop group'
Seoul, Oct 14 (IANS) Rising rookie group Enhypen have said they hope to become the "hottest" band in the K-pop industry. Band leader Jung-won made this declaration before dropping the first full-length album after the group's debut about a year ago.
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
World record holder athlete Tirop dead in apparent stabbing in Kenya
Nairobi, Oct 14 (IANS) The world athletics community was in shock on Thursday as reports emerged from Kenya of the death of World 10,000m bronze medallist Agnes Tirop, who was found dead at her home in an apparent stabbing incident.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
E-cigarettes have chemicals not disclosed by manufacturers
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) More and more young people are using e-cigarettes, which are marketed as a safer option than traditional smoking. This can be however, grossly misleading as vaping aerosols contain nearly 2,000 chemicals, the vast majority of which are unidentified, including industrial chemicals and caffeine.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Production cuts on semiconductor shortages dent Sep PV sales
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Curtailed production due to semiconductor shortages heavily dented India's domestic passenger vehicle sales on a year-on-year and sequential basis in September.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TN to skip mega vax drive on Oct 17 due to Pooja holiday
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department would not be carrying out the sixth mega vaccination drive on October 17, Sunday due to the Ayudha Pooja holidays. The state has been conducting mega vaccine drives since September 12 and a huge turnout of people had made the drive a big success.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Reliance Industries tops India Inc in World's Best Employer rankings 2021
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited, Indias largest corporate by revenues, profits and market value, topped Indian corporates in the Worlds Best Employers rankings 2021 published by Forbes.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sidharth Shukla, Shehnaaz's unreleased music video poignantly titled 'Adhura'
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Late television star Sidharth Shukla and his rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill's unreleased and unfinished music video has been titled 'Adhura'.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trinamool accuses BJP of removing banners, posters ahead of Shah's Goa visit
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress in Goa on Thursday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party of stripping down its party posters and hoardings featuring West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ahead of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to the poll-bound state.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
UN concerned over impact of fighting on civilians in Yemen
United Nations, Oct 14 (IANS) The UN has voiced serious concerns over the impact of continued fighting in Yemen on civilians.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Busan Film Fest offers movie-watching experience on beach paddleboards!
Busan, Oct 14 (IANS) The Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has started a programme to screen films at various outdoor places, including paddleboards at the beach, in the host city of Busan, South Korea, in an effort to reach a wider audience despite COVID-19 limitations.
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
Kejriwal writes to LG over Chhath Puja celebrations
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to allow Chhath Puja celebrations in the national capital with strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's Sep wholesale price inflation eases to 10.66%
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Lower prices of primary goods along with food articles eased India's September 2021 wholesale inflation on a sequential basis.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'One Health' project envisaging surveillance for zoonotic infects launched
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Centre has launched a 'One Health' project under the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) that envisages carrying out surveillance of important bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections of zoonotic as well as transboundary pathogens in the country.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Black Day: Kashmir does not forgive and forget October 22, 1947
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) October 22 is deeply etched in the minds and hearts of every Kashmiri -- the reminder of Pakistan's treachery, of being raped, killed, and pillaged by armed tribal militia let loose like wild dogs by the Pakistani Army.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Whoever wins Goa goes on to win general elections: Chidambaram
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Recounting recent electoral history, former Union Finance Minister and AICC senior observer for the 2022 assembly elections in Goa, P. Chidambaram on Thursday said that whoever wins Goa ascends to power in the national capital.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
People, culture and their safety is of prime importance to this beauty brand
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANSlife) As the world wakes up to clean beauty, a responsible beauty range offers the clarity that new-age consumers crave. Oriflame's Beautanicals range of safe and effective formulations have #NothingToHide.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Secure release of 23 Indian fishers from Sri Lanka: Ramadoss
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) Founder S. Ramadoss on Thursday urged the Central and the Tamil Nadu governments to secure the release of 23 Indian fishermen and their boats from the Sri Lankan custody.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Global PC shipments grew just 1% in Q3, Lenovo leads
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Worldwide PC shipments totaled 84.1 million units in the third quarter of 2021, an increase of 1 per cent from the third quarter of 2020, a new report revealed on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
This beauty brands expands its footprint in the country
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANSlife) A homegrown, 100 per cent vegan, PETA-certified, clean beauty brand, Plum, has announced the opening of its first-ever exclusive store at R-City Mall in Mumbai, with the goal of catering to a diverse customer base through online and offline retail touchpoints. The opening of exclusive stores reflects the company's strategy to develop "phygital" channels to serve its customers and building a truly omnichannel approach to deliver customer delight and propel growth.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Putin says militants entering Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said that battle-hardened militants are actively entering Afghanistan and the situation is not easy, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-14
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Nawazuddin says good people are needed for making good content
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who has been nominated in the Best Actor category at the International Emmy Awards for the Netflix film 'Serious Men', says for that making good content, good people are also needed.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
British fashion and lifestyle brand unfurls 2 new flagship stores
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANSlife) Famed for combining American design with Japanese style graphics, iconic British fashion and lifestyle brand Superdry, unfurls two India flagship stores (Mainline and Sports Performance) at Jio World Drive at BKC, Mumbai. Along with the store launch, the brand also unveiled their Autumn Winter 21 collection campaign 'Jackets Made Better.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Lamborghini Urus unlocks the world's highest driveable road in India
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANSlife) The Lamborghini Urus has unlocked the highest drivable road in the world at the top of the Umling La Pass in Indias Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, which is 19,300ft above sea level.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Oakridge Rooftops raises first-of-a-kind crowdfunding on German platform
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Oakridge Rooftops, a leading rooftop solar power company has raised crowd financing from Germany for its portfolio of urban solar projects in New Delhi. The company did not disclose the amount of funding.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Desperate TRF militants out to destroy Kashmir again
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Resistance Front, which announced its arrival on October 12, 2019, online via encrypted chat platform Telegram, is once again in the spotlight after killing five innocent civilians, including four members of minority communities, in Kashmir last week.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
'Kotigobba 3' release delayed by a day, Kichcha Sudeep appeals for 'peace'
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) Sandalwood superstar Kichcha Sudeep's 'Kotigobba 3' release has been postponed to Friday because of technical reasons.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Agra monuments to be lit to celebrate 100 cr vaccinations
Agra, Oct 14 (IANS) Four Mughal monuments in Agra -- Etmauddaula, Akbar's tomb Sikandra, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri, will be lit up on Friday night when India achieves a rare feat of 100 crore vaccinations against Covid-19.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Former Bangladesh cricketer Mosharraf Hossain in ICU battling brain tumor
Dhaka, Oct 14 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricketer Mosharraf Hossain Rubel is battling for his life on Thursday in the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital here after his condition deteriorated on Wednesday. Rubel, who played five ODIs for Bangladesh between 2008 and 2016, has been battling with a brain tumor for a long time.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Russia rejects claims it stole AstraZeneca Covid jab formula from UK
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Russia has rebuffed accusations that its spies stole the "blueprint" for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and used it to create its own Sputnik V jab.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
I'm going to start repeating my clothes and not shop as much: Chitragandha Singh
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANSlife) At the recently held phygital edition of the LFW X FDCI, Chitrangada Singh was the muse for the 6degree #colorsofIndia show for designers Shikha & Srishti. We caught up with the gorgeous actress in a quick tête-à-tête on fashion, travel and what's on the cards:
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Russia, US fail to keep promises to hold back Syrian Kurdish militants'
Ankara, Oct 14 (IANS) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accused Russia and the US of failing to keep their promises to hold the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) away from its border in northern Syria.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Edtech startup Creative Galileo raises $2.5 mn in seed funding
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) EdTech start-up Creative Galileo announced it has raised $2.5 million. The round was led by Kalaari Capital with an investment of $2.1 mn and remaining from well-known angels, such as Harish Bahl, Shashin Shah, Jinesh Patel, Atul Nishar, Ashwin Puri and Giridhar Malpani.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education
EU Commission presents toolbox to counter energy price spike
Brussels, Oct 14 (IANS) The European Commission is tackling an exceptional rise in energy prices with a "toolbox" of short and medium-term measures to help citizens and businesses get through the winter.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Natalie Portman was the 'biggest nerd' in school
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman, who went to Harvard University, has said that she was the "biggest nerd" in school. The actress was speaking on 'The Drew Barrymore Show', which airs on Zee Cafe in India.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Will retire if proved I met Yediyurappa secretly: Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) Karnataka opposition leader Siddaramaiah has thrown a challenge that if it is proved that he had met former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa secretly, he will retire from active politics.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Festive jewellery trends for 2021
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANSlife) The festive season is here and so is the quest for refurbishing the wardrobe with the latest trends in jewellery adornments. With the festive cheer, its time to leave the past behind, as the good times beckon all of us.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
42-yr jail term upheld for mastermind of S.Korea sex abuse ring
Seoul, Oct 14 (IANS) South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday approved a 42-year prison sentence for Cho Ju-bin, the mastermind of a notorious online sex blackmail ring.
2021-10-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
SL to probe illegal shark fishing
Colombo, Oct 14 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government will launch immediate investigations into allegations of illegal shark fishing in Trincomalee.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Salman Khan all set to launch his NFT collection with BollyCoin
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of megastar Amitabh Bachchan who took the decision to launch his non-fungible token (NFT) collection, Bollywood star Salman Khan too has announced the launch of his NFT collection on social media.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Japan's House of Representatives dissolved for general election
Tokyo, Oct 14 (IANS) Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday dissolved the House of Representatives, paving the way for a general election on October 31 after the four-year term of the lower house members expires on October 21.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Japan,Politics
We'll ensure responsible content on YouTube Shorts: Satya Raghavan
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) After taking an initiative to encourage creators to develop inclusive and diverse content with responsibility on its main platform in India, Google-owned YouTube is set to extend the same pledge to its short-video app called Shorts that is gaining immense popularity in the country, Satya Raghavan, Director of YouTube Content Partnerships, India, said on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
IPL 2021: Morgan credits backroom staff for inputs in KKR's brilliant turnaround
Sharjah, Oct 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' skipper Eoin Morgan has credited the backroom staff for creating an atmosphere that allows youngsters to express themselves and for giving inputs that have helped the team make a grand comeback in IPL 2021 and reach the final against Chennai Super Kings.
2021-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Durga Puja idol immersion prohibited in Yamuna, other water bodies: DPCC
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) To prevent water pollution, immersion of Durga Puja idols in the national capital's water bodies, including river Yamuna, has been prohibited by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Make judicious use of electricity: Raj CM appeals to people
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday appealed to the people to make limited and judicious use of electricity saying that the power demand has increased due to changes in weather.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
China's economic slowdown, debt and decline in spending fuel anxiety across the globe
New Delhi, Oct 14: As Chinas economic growth shows signs of slowdown amid Beijings crackdown on its private sector and its President Xi Jinping calling for Common Prosperity, citizens are tightening their purse strings.
2021-10-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Ashok Gehlot's OSD and advisor to UP CM engage in war of words
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's officer on special duty (OSD) Lokesh Sharma and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's advisor Shalabh Mani Tripathi entered into a war of words on Twitter on the issue of murder of a Dalit youth in Hanumangarh, Rajasthan.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
IANS Review: 'Jinne Jamme Saare Nikamme': A light version of 1960s melodramas (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: Jinne Jamme Saare Nikamme (Playing in theatres)
2021-10-14
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Taliban creates commission to expel unfavourable members: Report
Kabul, Oct 14 (IANS) The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has created a new commission to expel members "who misuse the name of the Taliban, do not treat people well, and have nasty backgrounds", a media report said.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan