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Poonch army camp explosion caused by Pakistan shelling: Official
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) The explosion inside an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday was caused by Pakistani shelling, a Defence Ministry spokesman said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security
Goyal announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for Howrah stampede victims
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the deceased and Rs 1 lakh to those injured in a stampede at a railway foot overbridge at Santragachhi station in Howrah.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED chargesheets Sandesara brothers in Rs 8,100-cr loan fraud
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday filed chargesheet under the anti-money laundering law against Sandesara brothers and their Gujarat-based pharmaceutical company Sterling Biotech Limited (SBL) in the fraudulent Rs 8,100-crore loan from domestic as well as offshore branches of Indian banks during 2004-2012.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In Uttar Pradesh, Shivpal Yadav launches new party
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) The new political outfit floated by Shivpal Yadav, the rebel Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and estranged uncle of former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, will be known as 'Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party-Lohia', it was announced here at a party convention on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
PKL: Tamil Thalaiva end losing streak, beat Puneri Paltans 36-31
Pune, Oct 23 (IANS) Tamil Thalaivas losing run finally came to an end as the Ajay Thakur-led side defeated host Puneri Paltan 36-31 in an inter-zone challenge match of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Two dead, 12 injured in stampede at Bengal railway foot-overbridge (Roundup)
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Only four days after the Amritsar train tragedy, two people were killed and a dozen others, including two children, were injured in a stampede at a railway foot-overbridge at Santragachhi station in Howrah on Tuesday, police said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata blames negligence for recurrent railway disasters, demands probe
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said "negligence and callousness of some people" was responsible for the stampede at a railway foot-overbridge in Howrah that killed two and injured 12 others, urging the railways to take proper care of the passengers.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka's tax collection up 11% in 6 months
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Karnataka's tax collection went up 11 per cent in six months from April to September to Rs 75,634-crore, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
UN calls for probe into Pakistani reporter's murder
Paris, Oct 23 (IANS/AKI) The head of the United Nations cultural organisation UNESCO on Tuesday deplored the slaying of journalist Sohail Khan in northwest Pakistan last week and urged the country's authorities to bring his killers to justice.
2018-10-23
Category: International, France,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bombairiya' will release on Jan 11 next year
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) 'Bombairiya', starring Radhika Apte, Siddhanth Kapoor, Akshay Oberoi, Shilpa Shukla and Adil Hussain, will release on January 11, next year.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bombairiya' will release on Jan 11
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) 'Bombairiya', starring Radhika Apte, Siddhanth Kapoor, Akshay Oberoi, Shilpa Shukla and Adil Hussain, will release on January 11, next year.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
#MeToo fallout: Ere Gowda's 'Balekempa' out of DIFF (Lead correcting director's name in intro)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid sexual harassment allegations against Kannada film director Ere Gowda, the organisers of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) have decided not to screen his film 'Balekampa' in the festival.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Congress remains leaderless, directionless, says Javadekar
Jaipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the Congress leadership in Rajasthan as well as in Delhi is "leaderless and directionless" as it has been unable to decide its chief ministerial and prime ministerial candidates.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Two dead, 12 injured in stampede at Bengal railway foot overbridge
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Two people were killed and a dozen others including two children badly injured in a stampede at a railway foot overbridge at Santragachhi station in Howrah on Tuesday, police said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Pakistan's Sana tops women's ODI bowling charts
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Veteran Pakistan bowler Sana Mir topped the wicket-takerschart even as her team went down 0-3 to Australia in their ICC Womens Championship series.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Dorronsoro keeps Chennaiyin at bay
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Goalkeeper Francisco Dorronsoro delivered a masterclass as Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC played out an engaging goalless stalemate in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,ISL
No player can replace Messi: Barca coach
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde admitted his side will miss injured striker Lionel Messi, but hopes that others can help compensate for the loss of the Argentinean.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Russia's Rosatom Festival of Science and Culture in India
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom said on Tuesday that its Festival of Science and Culture focused on nuclear science and technologies will be held in Mumbai and New Delhi from October 24 to October 29.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Multimedia group exhibition at Lalit Kala Akademi to conclude
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A group exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photographs, organised by national academy of arts Lalit Kala Akademi and the Civil Services Officers Institute, will conclude here on Wednesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
JNU's maiden online entrance test in December
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will be conducting its maiden online entrance test between December 27-30, it said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Adani Ports Q2 net profit at Rs 614 cr falls 38%
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Adani Ports on Tuesday reported a 38.36 per cent decline in its net profit for the second quarter ending September.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
U Mumba thrash Telugu Titans in PKL tie
Pune, Oct 23 (IANS) U Mumba rode raider Siddhart Desai's fantastic show to brush aside Telugu Titans 41-20 in an inter-zonal challenge match of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
SC permits bursting of only green firecrackers (Third Lead)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Refusing to impose a blanket ban on bursting of firecrackers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the use of only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels during all religious festivals.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
World Wrestling C'ships: India look to Shakshi for change in fortunes
Budapest, Oct 23 (IANS) India will expect a change of fortune in womens freestyle event when Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik enters the Papp László Sportaréna for her 62 kilogram bout in the World Championships here on Wednesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Wozniacki beats Kvitova at WTA Finals White Group
Singapore, Oct 23 (IANS) Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, second seed, defeated Czech Petra Kvitova 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 on Tuesday in the White Group of the WTA Finals tourney held in Singapore.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Tennis
Dortmund forward Reus predicts few scoring chances against Atletico Madrid
Berlin, Oct 23 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus predicted on Tuesday that his football club will have a few scoring chances against Atletico Madrid in their upcoming UEFA Champions League group stage match.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Dortmund coach praises Atletico Madrid ahead of Champions League duel
Berlin, Oct 23 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre praised Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, a day before the two football clubs face off in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Pakistan coach praises India U-19 women's team
Chonburi (Thailand), Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan head coach Mohammed Siddique Sheikh lauded the India U-19 womens team ahead of the crucial AFC U-19 Womens Championship Qualifier opening match between the two arch-rivals.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Football
Instant food means constant disease: Naidu
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Criticizing the culture of instant food, Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged the need to go back to traditional Indian food, saying "instant food means constant disease".
2018-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Combat air pollution on war footing: Delhi Environment Minister
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) With deteriorating air quality in the national capital, Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday directed various departments to combat air pollution on a war-footing and also take mandated actions under 'very poor'and 'severe' categories of air quality index.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Four-day International Arya Maha Sammelan to be held from Oct 25
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has been invited by the Sarvdeshik Arya Pratinidhi Sabha (SAPS), the apex body of the Arya Samaj worldwide, to inaugurate the International Arya Maha Sammelan to be held in the national capital from October 25 to October 28.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Human Interest/Society
No definition of green-firecrackers, too late to check: Environmentalists
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While welcoming the Supreme Court's verdict on imposing certain restriction on the timing of bursting firecrackers, environmentalists say there is no definition of green firecrackers, while raising scepticism if this will work this Diwali which is merely two weeks away.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Assam BJP MLA Terash Gowalla resigns as legislator
Guwahati, Oct 23 (IANS) BJP MLA Terash Gowalla on Tuesday resigned from the Assam Assembly citing unhappiness over the functioning of the saffron party.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Youth Congress holds protest, seeks Jaitley's resignation
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian Youth Congress (IYC) on Tuesday demanded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's resignation over bank frauds and escape of the bank scam accused such as Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two dead, 12 injured in stampede at Bengal railway foot overbridge
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Two persons died and a dozen others, including two children, injured in a stampede at a railway foot overbridge at Santragachhi station in Howrah on Tuesday, police said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Life of potters, a piece of Jurassic Park mark Kolkata's Durga Puja carnival
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Themes as diverse as Steven Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster film 'Jurassic Park' and cancer awareness or the daily struggle of potters, jubilant beats of dhaks, songs invoking the divine goddess and colourful folk dances marked the third edition of the West Bengal government sponsored Durga Puja carnival here on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
PSG gears up for Champions League game with Napoli
Paris, Oct 23 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain held a training session on Tuesday for the upcoming UEFA Champions League group stage clash against Napoli.
2018-10-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Khashoggi's 'savage' murder was premeditated, says Erdogan
Ankara/Riyadh, Oct 23 (IANS) Rejecting Saudi Arabia's claim that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi was "accidental", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said there is a strong evidence showing that the dissident journalist was a victim of a pre-planned "savage" murder.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
IBBI notifies mechanism for issuing regulations under insolvency law
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) on Tuesday notified the mechanism for making or amending regulations under the insolvency law.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Women empowerment should become mass movement: Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday expressed concern at female literacy rate and their labour force participation in the country and said that women empowerment should become a mass movement by focusing on girl education.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress holds protest
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Hundreds of workers affiliated to Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress (KKMC) held a protest here against "anti-farmer" policies of the BJP government and said the agitations would continue.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Indian women have positive outlook towards tech careers'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A majority of Indian women in a sample survey feel their gender positively impacts their ability to pursue a career in technology.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Human Interest/Society
#MeToo fallout: Ere Gowda's 'Balekempa' out of DIFF
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid sexual harassment allegations against Kannada film director Era Gowda, the organisers of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) have decided not to screen his film 'Balekampa' in the festival.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Show about TeamIndus on TV soon
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) A special one-hour show titled 'Moonbound: India's Race To The Moon', based on the journey of TeamIndus, will find its way to the small screen on October 30.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ten injured in stampede at Bengal railway foot overbridge
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) At least 10 people, including two children, sustained severe injuries on Tuesday in a stampede at a railway foot overbridge at Santragachhi station in Howrah, police said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko to visit Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, among the spacemen who have spent one of the longest periods in space, will arrive here at a function where he will speak on his experiences above the earth, an official said here on Wednesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Science/Tech
Odisha police arrest Abhijit Iyer-Mitra for Sun Temple remark
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) Security analyst and columnist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was on Tuesday arrested for his alleged derogatory remarks against the Sun Temple and Odisha culture.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's export of organic products up 39% in 2017-18
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India exported 458 thousand tonnes of organic products worth $515 million in 2017-18 -- around 39 per cent higher from the previous year, said Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority in a release on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
President Kovind rues gaps in quality education
Pune, Oct 23 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday lamented that Indian educational institutions had "gaps in quality and in attaining world-class excellence" despite there being a "massive network" of universities and colleges.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Education
CBI suspends DSP Devender, adds news charges in FIR
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau Investigation on Tuesday suspended its DSP Devender Kumar, who was arrested on Monday on the charge of falsification of records while probing allegations against meat exporter Moin Qureshi, and added five new sections into the existing bribery FIR lodged against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Court rejects bail plea of BSP leader's son who wielded pistol
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A local court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of former BSP MP's son who threatened a man with a pistol at a luxury hotel a few days ago.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Internacional ties with Santos, vacates 2nd place in Brazilian league
Sao Paulo, Oct 23 (IANS) Porto Alegre-based Internacional played to a 2-2 tie with Santos in the Brazilian football league.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Nadal to open 1st branch of his tennis academy in Mexico
Manacor (Spain), Oct 23 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal, currently world No.1, announced on Tuesday that he will open a branch of his tennis academy at a resort hotel in Mexico next month, which will be his academy's first expansion abroad.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Not really thinking too far ahead: Rayudu
Visakhapatnam, Oct 23 (IANS) With just 17 One-day Internationals (ODI) to be played till the 2019 ICC World Cup in England and Wales, newly anointed India's No.4 Ambati Rayudu on Tuesday said the responsibility of batting in the middle order isn't something "new" for him and that he is not looking too far ahead.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Modi to interact with IT, electronic manufacturing professionals
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday interact with IT and electronic manufacturing professionals across India via video-conference, as he launches the 'Main Nahin Hum' portal and mobile application.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Raman Singh files nomination, touches Yogi's feet twice
Raipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Chattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday took the blessings of his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath, 20 years younger to him, by touching his feet before filing his nomination papers for contesting next month's assembly elections from the Rajnandgaon constituency.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Absence of bond market main reason for India's banking crisis: CAG
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The major reason for the crisis being faced by banks is the absence of a developed bond market in the country, the official auditor said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bharatpur double murder: Accused held after 15 months in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Tuesday said it has arrested one of the masterminds of the "bloody clash" in Rajasthan's Bharatpur in which two people were shot dead and 14 others sustained severe injuries.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bench to decide on plea for EC collegiums
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a Constitution Bench a plea seeking formation of a collegium for appointing the Chief Election Commissioner and election commissioners.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Over 60 per cent Delhiites say no to firecracker this Diwali: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to impose a blanket ban on firecrackers, about 68 per cent people in Delhi said that they will not burn fireworks this Diwali, a survey said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Handmade Rajasthani dresses to be showcased in US, Canada
Jaipur, Oct 23 (IANS) The rising popularity of handmade Rajasthani dresses have fetched them a market in the US and Canada and will be showcased there, global fashion leader Peter Nygard said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Hearing on review plea for the recall of Sabarimala verdict on Nov 13
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will hear on November 13 a batch of petitions seeking recall of the constitution bench verdict permitting the entry of women in the age group of 10 to 50 years in Lord Aayappa's Sabarimala temple.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
India, Iran, Afghanistan discuss Chabahar port
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In the face of fresh sanctions imposed by Washington on Tehran over its nuclear programme, India, Iran and Afghanistan discussed the full operationalisation of the Chabahar port that the three countries are jointly developing at the first trilateral meeting of the Coordination Council of the Chabahar Agreement held in the Iranian capital on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Action will be taken if Francis Gale found guilty of sexual abuse: CCBI
Shillong, Oct 23 (IANS) The Congregation of Christian Brothers in India (CCBI), a worldwide religious community within the Catholic Church, on Tuesday said that appropriate action will be taken against Brother Francis Gale, accused of sexually abusing a tribal Khasi woman in Meghalaya, if he is found guilty.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asthana gets interim protection from arrest till Monday
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to maintain status quo in the ongoing probe involving agency's Special Director Rakesh Asthana and granted him interim protection from arrest till Monday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka plans blueprint to make Dussehra tourist-centric
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Karnataka is planning a blueprint to make the festival of Dussehra tourist-centric after an estimated 50 lakh tourists visited the state's Mysuru city during the festival from October 10-19, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Religion,Business/Economy
Indian expat wins $1 million jackpot in Dubai
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) A 45-year-old Indian expat won a jackpot of $1 million (3.6 million dirhams) in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw raffle on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Assam bandh call over Citizenship Bill gets total response
Guwahati, Oct 23 (IANS) The call for a 12-hour Assam bandh on Tuesday given by over 60 organisations against the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 drew a total response across the state, except the four districts of Barak Valley.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Five held for killing youth for a mobile phone
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested five boys, including four juveniles, for killing a 23-year-old, while trying to rob his mobile phone to buy alcohol and drugs.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HCL net up 16 per cent in second quarter
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Software major HCL Technologies on Tuesday reported a Rs 2,540 crore consolidated net profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering a 16 per cent annual growth from Rs 2,188 crore in the like period a year ago and 5.7 per cent sequential growth from Rs 2,403 crore a quarter ago.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Former diplomat Satender Kumar joins Congress
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Former diplomat Satender Kumar, a Dalit from Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday joined the Congress.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Bigg Boss' fame Ajaz Khan nabbed for possessing drugs
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Anti-Narcotics Cell of Navi Mumbai Police arrested Bollywood actor Ajaz S. Khan for allegedly possessing banned psychoactive drugs late on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Khashoggi's body parts found in Saudi consul general's home: Report
London, Oct 23 (IANS) The body parts of murdered dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been found at the Saudi consul general's home in Istanbul, a UK-based broadcaster reported on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Hard work, no pay linked to mental health issues in comedians: Study
London, Oct 23 (IANS) The working conditions of comedians, with little or no pay, contribute to poor mental health, according to researchers.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
CBI suspends DSP Devender
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday suspended its DSP Devender Kumar, who was arrested on Monday on the charge of falsification of records while probing allegations against meat exporter Moin Qureshi.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malaysia's Malindo Air inaugurates flight operations from Kolkata
Kolkata, Oct 23 ( IANS) Betting big on the growing Indian tourist arrivals in Malaysia, Malindo Air on Tuesday inaugurated its flight operations from the city to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of the southeast Asian country.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Decoded: How smell of lavender helps you unwind
Tokyo, Oct 23 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that the fragrant flower lavender is relaxing and may help people unwind and could even be a safer alternative to anti-anxiety drugs.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Japan,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Delhi encourages schoolkids to celebrate cracker-free Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Ahead of Diwali, Delhi's Directorate of Education has asked the schools to sensitise the students on the ill-effects of burning firecrackers and encourage them to make the festival pollution-free.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion,Education,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Arun Lal appointed Bengal team mentor
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Former India opener Arun Lal was on Tuesday roped in as the mentor of the senior Bengal team for the current domestic cricket season.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Air India to commence Delhi-Nanded flights
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India will introduce regular flight services from New Delhi to Nanded, Maharashtra from November 19, 2018.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CBI war: CPI-M says government bent upon undermining democracy
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The CPI-M on Tuesday blamed Modi governments bid to undermine the Indias democratic foundations for the CBIs "internal war" and alleged that Special CBI Director Rakesh Asthana -- who has been booked for alleged corruption -- was pushed into the agency to subvert investigations against BJP leaders.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress blames Modi for CBI mess, questions his meet with CBI chief
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday held Prime Minister Narendra Modi solely responsible for "dismantling, denigrating and destroying" the CBI and accused him and BJP chief Amit Shah of "perpetually misusing" the central probe agency.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exhibition on homelands, displacements on in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Drawings and oil paintings depicting human and animal figures in familiar and alien environs, dealing with concepts of homelands and displacements, are exhibited at the Triveni Kala Sangam here starting Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
SPEFL-SCL, REPS India sign MoU
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure Skills Council (SPEFL-SCL), promoted by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and FICCI, has signed an MoU with Register For Exercise Professionals India Foundation (REPS India) -- a non-profit company which was formally launched here on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rajnath appeals to Kashmiris not to visit gunfight sites
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday expressed condolences with the families who lost their dear ones in the Kulgam explosion and announced relief of Rs 5 lakh for each bereaved family.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
"Saaho" first look: Makers tease with Hollywood standard action
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) The makers of upcoming multilingual action drama "Saaho" on Tuesday teased audiences with a special making video on the occasion of Prabhass birthday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Additi Gupta to make her debut in mystery genre
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Additi Gupta will make her debut in the mystery genre with the upcoming show "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya" season 2, which also stars actor Gautam Rode.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
CEC reviews poll preparedness in Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) An Election Commission team, led by Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat, on Tuesday reviewed the poll preparedness in Telangana for the December 7 assembly elections.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Mirzapur' trailer promises it will be a glorious bloodbath
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) From the look of its trailer, "Mirzapur" -- Amazon's new bust-or-boom series -- promises a fusillade of flamboyant fights and bloodshed.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jyoti Gauba to play Tejasswi's on-screen mother
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Jyoti Gauba has been roped in to play Queen Shubra, who is the mother of Uruvi, portrayed by actress Tejasswi Prakash in the show "KarnSangini".
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Netflix to continue working with Kashyap, Motwane, Grover for 'Sacred Games 2'
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Netflix will retain its association with filmmakers Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane for the second season of hit web series "Sacred Games", the streaming platform said on Tuesday amid the #MeToo furore after conducting an independent probe.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Paytm extortion case: Police trying to nab 4th accused
Noida, Oct 23 (IANS) The Noida police on Tuesday said they were working to nab a man, who was accused of trying to extort Rs 20 crore from Paytm founder with three others by threatening him to leak the confidential data, even as the company assured its customers that their details were protected with high-level security.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 Maoists arrested in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three Maoists were arrested from two districts of Jharkhand on Tuesday, police said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Harsimrat Badal calls for greater French investments in India
Paris, Oct 23 (IANS) Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has exhorted the French food processing companies to significantly enhance their engagement with the Indian market.
2018-10-23
Category: International, France,Business/Economy
SC wants response from Centre, Assam on Hajela not favouring allowing five left-out documents for inclusion in NRC
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre and Assam government on the report by the State NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela not favouring permitting 40 lakh-odd left out to rely on five documents including ration card to assert their claim for inclusion in National Register of Citizens.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Oculus Co-founder Brendan Iribe leaves Facebook
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) After the exits of Instagram Co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in September, Oculus Co-Founder Brendan Iribe has now decided to leave the social networking giant.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Karnataka's tax collection up 11% in 6 months
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Karnataka's tax collection went up 11 per cent in the six months from April to September to Rs 75,634-crore, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sabarimala issue: 'Will you take sanitary napkins to friend's home,' asks Irani
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday waded into the Sabarimala issue by asking if it was proper for anybody to desecrate a place of worship to justify the right to pray.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Q2 results, global cues dent indices; Sensex closes below 34,000-mark (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Mixed second quarter results, combined with negative global cues and concerns over a liquidity crisis impacting the NBFC sector, subdued the key domestic indices on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Cab driver arrested for raping 5-year-old
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A 39-year-old cab driver was arrested here for raping a 5-year-old schoolgirl, police said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Canada says Punjab's AAP legislators can visit country any time
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Months after turning back two Punjab legislators belonging to the Aam Aadmi Party from the Ottawa airport, Canada has written to India saying that the lawmakers can visit the country, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Novel app to improve lives of people with OCD: Study
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Researchers have developed a novel "brain training" app that could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to manage their symptoms, including excessive handwashing and contamination fears that affects up to 46 per cent people.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
2019 Polls may throw up hung Parliament: Sharad Pawar
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday predicted that no single party would get a majority in the 2019 elections and that there would be change in government both at the Centre and in Maharashtra.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Chris Carmack marries girlfriend Erin Slaver
Nashville, Oct 23 (IANS) "The O.C." star Chris Carmack and his longtime girlfriend Erin Slaver are married now.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Telangana,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ISL: Goa keen to set record straight against Mumbai (Preview)
Fatorda, Oct 23 (IANS) Having made a solid start in the Indian Super League (ISL), FC Goa will look to carry on that momentum in their first home game at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football,ISL
Iniesta statue to be made in his homeland in Albacete
Barcelona, Oct 23 (IANS) A statue of FC Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta is to be sculpted in his home province of Albacete as a tribute to his tremendous contribution to the Spanish region's reputation over the years.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Centre proposes machine tools park in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central government on Tuesday proposed to set up a dedicated park for machine tools in an area of about 500 acres in Odisha.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Conduct panchayat polls in 3 months: Court to Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday directed the Andhra Pradesh government to conduct panchayat elections within three months.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
It's fun to transform, play different personalities: Amyra Dastur
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Amyra Dastur, who will be seen in "Mental Hai Kya" and "Made In India", finds it fun to transform and essay different characters on screen.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gender of characters doesn't matter much to this woman director
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Ruchi Joshi, co-director of the show "Imperfect", feels "terribly sad" that traditionally there haven't been enough stories with female protagonists. But she also says it's not the gender of the character that matters as much as the story itself and the characters' experiences.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Love Indian sweets made of local produce: Masterchef Australia runner-up
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Masterchef Australia 2017 runner-up Ben Ungermann, who is on a visit to India, says the country has the perfect climate for sweet treats and that he is a fan of Indian desserts made of local produce.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Saudi journalist Khashoggi's murder was planned affair: Erdogan
Ankara, Oct 23 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday rejected Saudi Arabia's claim that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was "accidental", saying it was a "pre-planned" and "ferocious" murder as he requested the kingdom to hand over those responsible to face trial in Turkey.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Make smart jewellery choice this Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) This Diwali make smart jewellery choices for the religious ceremonies, parties, lunches and dinners ranging from small rings, earrings to heavy necklaces.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
TVS Motor net down marginally on increased total revenue
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Two and three wheeler maker TVS Motor Company on Tuesday said it closed the second quarter of current fiscal with 21.9 per cent growth in its total revenue while the net profit dropped marginally.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Style decode tips for a vacation
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Everyone needs time off and travel is the best form of therapy for anyone. Whether it is a business trip, leisure vacation or just a weekend getaway, it does add an adrenaline rush to your adventure feels. So make sure you are packing the trendiest pieces.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Atletico wrap up preparations for Champions League tie vs Dortmund
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) Spanish football giants Atletico Madrid went through their final training session on Tuesday ahead of the UEFA Champions League group stage clash with Borussia Dortmund.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Guptill, Boult to miss New Zealand's T20I series vs Pakistan
Wellington, Oct 23 (IANS) New Zealand will miss the services of injured opener Martin Guptill and pace spearhead Trent Boult even as all-rounder Corey Anderson and stumper Glenn Phillips were included in the 13-man Kiwi squad for the three-match T20 International series against Pakistan, starting October 31.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan eager to reverse Asiad result versus Japan: captain Rizwan
Muscat, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan aim to avenge their semi-final loss to Japan in the Asian Games, when they face the 2018 Asiad gold medallists in their next encounter in the ongoing Asian Champions Trophy here on Wednesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Hockey
Court sends arrested DSP to 7-day CBI custody
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A A court here on Tuesday sent the arrested Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) DSP Devender Kumar to seven-day agency's custody following bribery allegations against its special Director Rakesh Asthana.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
There's always a lot left to discover about Indian cuisine: Ranveer Brar
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Chef Ranveer Brar, who will be seen hosting the second season of "Raja Rasoi Aur Andaaz Anokha" which digs into the wonders of Indian cuisines, says he always finds something new to discover about the country's food culture.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gifts presented to PM Modi on display, to be e-auctioned
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A collection of gifts and memorabilia, presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including his painted and wood-carved depictions, is on exhibition from Tuesday, and will be e-auctioned soon, at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Akali Dal slams Amarinder's non-serious response to Amritsar train tragedy
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday slammed Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for going on a foreign trip, ignoring the plight of families who lost their kins in the Amritsar train tragedy on October 19.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Larry Ellison unveils second-gen Oracle Cloud, takes dig at rival Amazon
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Larry Ellison, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of global Cloud major Oracle, on Monday unveiled the second generation Oracle Cloud with autonomous capabilities, improved security and upgrades for enterprises.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Big Bash: Melbourne Stars sign Nepal leggie Lamichhane
Melbourne, Oct 23 (IANS) Promising leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane on Tuesday became Nepal's first cricketer to be signed up for the Big Bash League in Australia. He will represent the Melbourne Stars in the 2018-19 edition of the BBL.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sanjana Sanghi denies facing misbehaviour on 'Kizie Aur Manny' set
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Debutante Sanjana Sanghi on Tuesday denied that she faced any "misconduct" or "misbehaviour" on the set of "Kizie Aur Manny".
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Asthana gets interim protection from arrest till Monday
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to maintain status quo in the ongoing probe involving agency's Special Director Rakesh Asthana and granted him interim protection from arrest till Monday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lack of good oral health may up hypertension risk (Lead, correcting intro)
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Ensuring good dental health is as important as maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet for the management of high blood pressure (BP), according to a new research.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Guillermo del Toro to direct 'Pinocchio' for Netflix
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will write, direct and produce a new adaptation of "Pinocchio" for Netflix.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Philips launches first start-up programme for AI in healthcare
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Global health technology firm Philips selected 19 start-up companies for its first global start-up collaboration programme that is focused on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Health/Medicine
Nearly 46 lakh tonne paddy procured in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Nearly 46 lakh tonne of paddy has been procured in Punjab this season, food and supplies officials said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
French police dismantle migrant camp, 1,800 people displaced
Paris, Oct 23 (IANS) French authorities on Tuesday started to dismantle a makeshift migrant camp in the northeast of the country, forcing 1,800 people to evacuate the area.
2018-10-23
Category: International, France,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi's landfill burns for 3rd day, turns air quality severe
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The fire that started at the sprawling Bhalaswa landfill site here on Sunday is continuing for the third day on Tuesday, while a very poor quality air is choking Delhi.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rana feels 'Baahubali' similar to 'Star Wars'
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati says he is proud to be associated with superhit Indian film franchise "Baahubali", which is now making an impact internationally in the form of a comic book.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gurugram judge's son shot at by guard dies, family donates organs
Gurugram, Oct 23 (IANS) Gurugram's Additional District and Sessions Judge Krishan Kant's son, who was lying 'brain dead' in Medanta-The Medicity hospital here after being shot at by the judge's security guard on October 13, was declared dead by the hospital on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
SC permits bursting of only green firecrackers
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Refusing to impose a blanket ban on bursting of firecrackers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the use of only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels during all religious festivals.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Hyundai Motor India launches all new Santro
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) on Tuesday launched 'the all new Santro' with an introductory price starting at Rs 3.89 lakh.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Student killed in US university campus shooting
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) A student of the University of Utah in the US was shot dead on campus and the suspect was still at large.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dominant India look to extend winning streak against hapless Windies (Preview)
Visakhapatnam, Oct 23 (IANS) Their batting in red hot form, hosts India will look to extend their dominance and take a 2-0 lead against the West Indies when the two sides lock horns in the second One-day International (ODI) here on Wednesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the worlds oldest intact shipwreck at the bottom of the Black Sea where it appears to have lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years, a media report said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Q2 results, global cues subdue indices; Sensex sheds 290 points
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Mixed second quarter results, combined with negative global cues and concerns over a liquidity crisis in the NBFC sector, subdued the key domestic indices on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Gaurav Chopra, Manjari Fadnis to feature in play 'Devdas'
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actors Gaurav Chopra and Manjari Fadnis will feature in "Devdas", a theatrical rendition of the classic novel written by iconic Bengali author Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Nokia, BSNL to explore public safety initiatives in India
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Telecom equipment maker Nokia and public sector telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore opportunities in the public safety arena in the country.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
India's economic growth not inclusive enough, inequality rises (Column: Active Voice)
The Indian growth story has been far from perfect. That is not an understatement by any stretch of imagination. A growing challenge for the economy is the fast-evolving problem of inequality.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
Abhijit Iyer-Mitra apologises for remarks against Odisha legislators
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) Security analyst and columnist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra appeared before a House Committee of the Odisha Assembly on Tuesday and tendered an unconditional apology for his derogatory remarks against the Sun Temple and comments on legislators.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LJP, RLSP refute 2019 seat sharing reports in Bihar
Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) BJP allies LJP and RLSP leaders on Tuesday refuted media reports that seat sharing has been finalised in the NDA for 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Bihar but there appeared to be growing restlessness on the issue in the BJP-led NDA here.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Fireworks industry to file review petition in SC after Diwali
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Fireworks and Amorces Manufacturers Association (TANFAMA) on Tuesday said that it would file a review petition in the Supreme Court post Diwali.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Television is my identity, says Sayantani Ghosh
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Sayantani Ghosh, who has been a part of the Indian television industry for more than a decade, is happy where she is and hasn't yet planned a Bollywood foray.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Yoti appoints Shantaram Jonnalagadda as India head
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Yoti, a Britain-based digital identity app, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Shantaram Jonnalagadda as the company's Country Head for India.
2018-10-23
Category: International, India,Technology,Business/Economy
Vijayan blames sangh for creating Sabarimala mess
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday accused the 'sangh parivar' and its associates of turning the Sabarimala temple into a conflict zone and vowed to implement the Supreme Court order in the next long-season pilgrimage starting in November.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
BJYM's high-tech national convention in Hyderabad; Shah, Rajnath to attend
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) With focus on spreading its wings in the south ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and with an eye on the upcoming Assembly polls in Telangana, the BJP's youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJP) will be organising a three-day national convention in Hyderabad from October 26 to 28.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aamir Khan meets China's film regulator official
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan met a top official from China's film regulator here last week and discussed cooperation between India and China in making films.
2018-10-23
Category: International, China,Cinema/Showbiz
Rohit Khandelwal launches personal app
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Model Rohit Khandelwal has launched his personal app, and says he will be using the platform to share fitness tips.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Technology
Khashoggi's murder was planned affair: Erdogan
Ankara, Oct 23 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said that the country's security services have evidence that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder was a planned affair.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B admires efforts of those behind the scenes (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan admires the efforts made by those who work behind the scenes.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Togadia joins active politics, slams BJP for Ram Mandir betrayal
Ayodhya, Oct 23 (IANS) Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia said on Tuesday he was "jumping into mainstream politics" and would soon announce the name of his new party that would contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Said many times, can't dub Masood Azhar global terrorist: China
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) China on Tuesday said it has told India many times that it has issues in declaring Pakistan-based Masood Azhar a global terrorist and it will take its own call on the merits of the matter, a day after New Delhi nudged Beijing again to blacklist him.
2018-10-23
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Top stars for Panasonic Open
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Panasonic Open India is set to deliver another exciting week of top-notch golfing action when it gets underway for its eighth consecutive edition on the Asian Tour starting Thursday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Lack of good oral health may up hypertension risk
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Besides a healthy lifestyle and diet, dental health also plays a significant role in triggering high blood pressure (BP), according to a new research.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Time to draw new export strategy: EEPC India
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India on Tuesday said the time is ripe for drawing a new export strategy amid rising trade tensions between the world's two largest economies, the US and China.
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Partnering with ecosystem leaders for growth of wearables: Qualcomm
Hong Kong, Oct 23 (IANS) US-based chip maker Qualcomm Technologies on Tuesday announced a series of collaborations with ecosystem leaders to boost the growth of wearables such as smartwatches, kid watches, and smart trackers based on the company's Snapdragon Wear platforms.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology,Business/Economy
Vietnamese party chief elected President
Hanoi, Oct 23 (IANS) Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC), was elected the country's President on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Father's exercise can boost kids' health in adulthood: Study
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) For men planning to start a family, hitting the gym can help their children with a healthy metabolism.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Tripura CM, BJP leaders to campaign in Mizoram
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and other state BJP leaders would campaign for the party in the November 28 Assembly polls in Congress ruled Mizoram, a party official said here on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Google opens public voting for 'Doodle 4 Google' contest
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Google on Tuesday opened public online voting for 20 children shortlisted for its annual 'Doodle 4 Google' competition.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Education,Human Interest/Society
Xiaomi leads India smartphone shipments in Q3 2018: Counterpoint
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) With a 27 per cent market share, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi dominated India smartphone shipments in the third quarter of this year, Counterpoint Research said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Hubble to soon return to normal science operations: NASA
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) NASA has brought Hubble Space Telescope's seven-year old backup gyroscope (gyro) back to life, after the spacecraft entered safe mode due to a failed gyro earlier this month, the US space agency said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Penarol sweat over fitness of Uruguay winger Rodriguez
Montevideo, Oct 23 (IANS) Uruguay international winger Cristian Rodriguez faces a race against time to be fit for Penarol's decisive clash with Progreso in the Uruguayan top division on Sunday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
7 killed in Iraq car bombing
Baghdad, Oct 23 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 20 others wounded in a car bomb explosion in Iraq's Mosul city on Tuesday, the military said.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Terrorism
AGP holds protest rally in Guwahati against Citizenship Bill
Guwahati, Oct 23 (IANS) The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Tuesday staged a massive protest rally here against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, asking the BJP-led government at the Centre to throw the legislation into the dustbin if they respected the historic Assam Accord and the people of the state.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bibhu Mohapatra to showcase at Make in Odisha Conclave 2018
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) The forthcoming Make in Odisha Conclave (MIO) 2018, the state government's flagship biennial global investors summit, will see designer Bibhu Mohapatra presenting a fashion show.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'India has been on radar for everyone at YouTube for past two years'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) There are 450 million Internet users in India, and so it's an exciting time to be in the Asian country which has been on the radar for everyone at the video-sharing platform YouTube for the past two years, says Marc Lefkowitz, Head of YouTube Creator and Artist Development, Asia-Pacific.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Technology,IANS Life
Saudi investment forum begins despite pullout over Khashoggi killing
Riyadh, Oct 23 (IANS) Saudi Arabia kicked off on Tuesday a three-day investment conference that has been overshadowed by the withdrawal of dozens of top business and world leaders over the kingdom's role in the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey earlier this month.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Australian club continues negotiations with Bolt
Sydney, Oct 23 (IANS) The Australian football club where Usain Bolt has spent the past few months trialling have offered the former Olympic sprinter a contract, but say the partnership is unlikely to go ahead unless a third party sponsor can be found.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
Constitution Bench to decide on plea for EC collegium
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a Constitution Bench a plea seeking formation of a collegium for appointing the Chief Election Commissioner and the Election Commissioners.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Israeli band to perform at IIT-Kanpur
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) An Israeli post-rock band will perform at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur on Friday, an official of the Israeli embassy said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Cinema/Showbiz
Asthana moves Delhi HC seeking quashing of FIR
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation Special Director Rakesh Asthana on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking interim protection from arrest and quashing of an FIR in connection with bribery allegations against him.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Barcelona begin life without Messi as Inter visit Camp Nou
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona will face up to "life without Leo" when they entertain Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Minor raped by bus driver in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A five-year-old girl was raped by the driver of her school bus here, police said on Tuesday, adding the accused has been arrested.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook shuts down 95 pro-Duterte pages as spam
Manila, Oct 23 (IANS) Facebook has shut down 95 pages and 39 accounts that supported Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte for violating the the social media giant's spam and authenticity policies.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Philippines,Politics,Technology
Zaheer, R.P. Singh, Praveen join T10 league
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The T10 League on Wednesday announced left-arm pacers Zaheer Khan, R.P. Singh, recently-retired Praveen Kumar, Subramaniam Badrinath and Reetinder Singh Sodhi among eight Indian players to have confirmed their participation in the second season of the cricket tournament in Sharjah in November-December.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Google News app bug using excessive background data: Report
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) The Google News app appears to be using too much background data for some Android users due to a bug, The Verge reported.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Dolly Parton wants Oscar nomination for 'Dumplin' song
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Country music legend Dolly Parton says she is politicking and trying to get a song from the film "Dumplin" for Oscar nomination.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
5 tourists from Bengal killed, 3 injured in Sikkim road accident
Gangtok, Oct 23 (IANS) Five persons from West Bengal were killed while three were critically injured after a tourist car fell into a gorge in Reshi Bazar in Sikkim, police said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Sikkim,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amy Schumer announces pregnancy
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Amy Schumer has announced she is pregnant with her first child.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Saudi Foreign Minister pledges 'fair probe' into Khashoggi's death
Jakarta, Oct 23 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir, who is in Indonesia on an official visit, said on Tuesday that the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be thoroughly investigated and those responsible would be punished.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Indonesia,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
I will not contest polls: Prashant Kishor
Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) Election strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor, who is the new national Vice President of Bihar's ruling JD-U, said on Tuesday he will not contest any elections for the next 10 years to concentrate on bringing the state out of the "undeveloped" tag.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Sensex down 300 points over weak macro, negative global cues
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Negative global cues along with an worrying macro-economic situation and mixed start to the corporate earnings season subdued key domestic indices during the afternoon trade session on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India summons Pakistan High Commission official, lodges protest
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The External Affairs Ministry on Tuesday summoned a senior official of the Pakistan High Commission here and lodged a strong protest over the cross-border infiltration attempt in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday in which two terrorists and three Indian soldiers were killed.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Cabinet meet cancelled, Yogi leaves for Chhattisgarh
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) The weekly meeting of the Uttar Pradesh cabinet was cancelled on Tuesday as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath headed for poll-bound Chhattisgarh to canvass support for BJP candidates, an official said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
US sails warships through Taiwan Strait
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Two US Navy warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait in a show of force that comes amid heightened Washington-Beijing tensions.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
Mirwaiz Umer defies house arrest, shifted to police station
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Senior Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq defied house arrest on Tuesday and tried to march towards the Lal Chowk area here.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Ranvir Shorey to play cop in his 1st digital show (Lead, correcting intro)
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Ranvir Shorey will play a straight-arrow police officer in his maiden digital show called "Rangbaaz", which also stars actor Saqib Saleem.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Priyadarshan-Mohanlal film's shoot to begin on Dec 1
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) After two years, the biggest names in the Malayalam industry -- director Priyadarshan and versatile superstar Mohanlal -- will join hands yet again when the shooting for "Marakkar: the Lion of Arabian Sea" begins at the Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad on December 1.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Army disposes 555 bombs buried underground for past 14 years
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) An Indian Army bomb disposal team has successfully extracted and destroyed 555 unexploded bombs that were buried underground for the past 14 years here, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Skarsgard did 'The Little Drummer Girl' due to Kidman
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Alexander Skarsgard says his "Big Little Lies" co-star Nicole Kidman persuaded him to do "The Little Drummer Girl".
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Retirement an old-fashioned English concept: Actress Surekha Sikri
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) She has been a part of the industry for the past 40 years, entertaining people through different avatars that she has brought alive on screen. Actress Surekha Sikri, who is being loved for her portrayal as a nagging grandma in "Badhaai Ho", has no plan to slow down, and says she has no desire to retire either.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Actor Ajaz Khan nabbed for possessing drugs
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ajaz Khan has been arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Cell of Navi Mumbai Police for alleged possession of banned drugs here.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Proposed Khurja coal power plant overpriced, threat to Delhi's air quality: IEEFA
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The state-run THDCIL's proposed Khurja coal power plant in Uttar Pradesh would not only push up the cost of electricity at a time when renewable energy options are cheaper but will also be a threat to Delhi's air quality, a report said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Indo-British singer Juggy D might do a devotional song - for his mom
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Juggy D is one of the artistes credited with popularising the "Urban desi" music genre in 2003. While dance numbers remain his forte, the Indo-British singer says he might record a devotional song as his mother wants him to.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Diaspora,IANS Life
Ranvir Shorey to play cop in his 1st digital show
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Ranvir Shorey will play a straight-arrow police officer in his "Rangbaaz" maiden digital show which also stars actor Saqib Saleem.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'C.I.D.' set for break
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) "C.I.D.", the longest running investigative series on Indian television, will take an intermittent break starting October 28, Sony Entertainment Channel announced on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Don't get carried away by what you see: Model Diva Dhawan tells aspirants
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Supermodel Diva Dhawan, who was born and brought in New York, feels the Indian fashion industry is actively promoting diversity, and says aspiring models should opt for this career without getting carried away by the glitz and glamour that they see.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Diaspora
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4: Good Android tab for work, entertainment too (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While the overall Indian tablet market is looking at government initiatives in the education sector to boost declining growth, premium 2-in-1 convertible makers are upbeat, with the young buyers scouting for tablets that function as a complete work-entertainment unit.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
J&K withdraws order to purchase religious books for educational institutions
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday withdrew an order asking educational institutions to purchase copies of the Bhagavad Gita and Ramayana for their libraries.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Education
Modi's handpicked CBI officer caught red-handed: Yechury on Asthana
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose "hand-picked" Special CBI Director Rakesh Asthana was "caught red-handed" he said, as the probe agency registered a graft case against one of its own.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dalai Lama, Raghu Rai and shades of black and white (Book Review)
Book: A God In Exile: The Fourteenth Dalai Lama; Author: Raghu Rai; Publisher: Roli Books; Pages: 189
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
#MeToo a great start but it won't end sexual violence: Survivor-author Sohaila Abdulali (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In a timely, upcoming book, author Sohaila Abdulali -- who was gang-raped as a teenager and was among the first survivors to speak out about rape back in the 1980s -- draws on three decades of grappling with the issue. "What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape" coincides with the rising tide of the #MeToo campaign in India.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Explosion in Poonch army camp in J&K
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) An explosion occurred inside an army camp on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district though there has been no casualty, a Defence Ministry spokesman said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
$77 bn laundered through fake bank accounts in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has been informed that transactions of more than 100 billion Pakistani rupees ($77 billion) have been carried out through 107 fake bank accounts, the authorities said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brazil elections: Facebook removes tens of fake accounts
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Ahead of the second round of Brazil's presidential election on October 28, Facebook has removed 68 Pages and 43 accounts associated with a Brazilian marketing group for using fake accounts and repeatedly posting spams\\.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
SC permits bursting of only green firecrackers
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels will be permitted during all religious festivals.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Rajnath arrives in Srinagar on day-long visit
Srinagar/New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Tuesday to review the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, specifically in the Valley and along the India-Pakistan border, an official said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
LeBron James to produce 'Friday the 13th' reboot
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Producers Roy Lees Vertigo Entertainment and LeBron James SpringHill Entertainment are in talks to acquire the rights for a reboot of the "Friday the 13th" movie.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Martin Garrix named top DJ for third year in a row
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Dutch DJ Martin Garrix has grabbed the top spot in DJ Magazines "Top 100 DJs" for the time in a row.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Amid trade war with US, China drops ban on Indian rapeseed oil meal
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid the bleeding trade war with the US, China has removed an over five-year-long ban on the import of Indian rapeseed oil meal.
2018-10-23
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
SC permits bursting of only green firecrackers
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels will be permitted during all religious festivals.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Environment/Wildlife
Rajnath arrives in Srinagar on day-long visit
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Tuesday to review the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
29 Chhattisgarh-bound Tripura troopers injured in accident
Agartala, Oct 23 (IANS) Twenty nine troopers of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) bound for poll-related duties in Chhatisgarh have been injured after their bus fell into a deep gorge, police said here on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Casinos or not, Macao is a place to remember (Travelogue)
Macao (China), Oct 23 (IANS) Macao is not only about gambling, casinos and luxury entertainment. Its Portuguese past mingles with the present to create a unique architecture, history and culture that is mesmerising.
2018-10-23
Category: International, India,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion,IPL 2015,Commonwealth Games 2014,Cinema/Showbiz
Every community should say rape is not acceptable: Unicef chief
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Helping each other, talking, staying connected and learning to say no can help women protect themselves and others from rapes and sexual assaults, says Unicef Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore, who suggests that "every community should stand up and say rape is not acceptable".
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
6.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan
Tokyo, Oct 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan's Okinawa prefecture on Tuesday but no tsunami warning was issued, the weather agency said.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Trump says US needs to build border wall fast
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that the country needs to build a wall fast to protect its borders from Central American migrants.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
3 killed in Uttarakhand accident
Dehradun, Oct 23 (IANS) Three persons were killed in Uttarakhand's Dehradun district when a vehicle fell into a deep gorge in Khadamba, police said on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5 Dead Sea Scrolls in Washington museum fake
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has said that five of its most valuable artefacts, once thought to be part of the historic Dead Sea Scrolls, were fake and would not be displayed anymore.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books
Jolie visits Venezuelan refugees in Peru
Lima, Oct 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, visiting Peru in her capacity as special envoy of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), has met with Venezuelan migrants at a shelter in Lima run by volunteers.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Sweden,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Misty Tuesday morning in Delhi, air quality 'very poor'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The national capital region witnessed a misty Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 16 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, and "very poor" air quality.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Restrictions to prevent Lal Chowk march in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Authorities here in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in and around the city centre Lal Chowk on Tuesday to prevent a separatist march and sit-in.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
'Extremely dangerous' hurricane nearing Mexico's Pacific coast
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) An "extremely dangerous" category 4 hurricane is nearing the Pacific coast of Mexico, bringing in the potential for life-threatening storm surge, wind and torrents of rain, according to weather authorities.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 675 SoC to boost gaming, camera experience
Hong Kong, Oct 23 (IANS) US-based chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies on Tuesday unveiled here the Snapdragon 675 system-on-chip (SoC) to boost gaming and camera experience in mobile devices.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology,Business/Economy
Key Indian indices open in red
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex on Tuesday opened in the negative territory tracking similar cues from its Asian peers.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
US-led coalition struck Syrian IS 'command centres' inside mosques
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria conducted two strikes against two "command centres" that were operating inside mosques in Abu Kamal district in less than a week, it said in a statement.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Chinese President opens world's longest sea-crossing bridge
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday officially opened the world's longest sea-crossing bridge that connects mainland China with Hong Kong and Macau, during a ceremony in the city of Zhuhai.
2018-10-23
Category: International, China,Politics,Business/Economy
Stephen Hawking's papers, wheelchair for sale
London, Oct 23 (IANS) London-based auction house Christie's has announced an online sale of 22 items from the late British physicist Stephen Hawking including one of his wheelchairs and complex scientific papers.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
US Treasury Secretary meets Saudi Crown Prince
Riyadh, Oct 23 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud here amid an international outcry over dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Diplomacy
US will build up n-arsenal: Trump
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has warned of bolstering the American nuclear arsenal to put pressure on Russia and China.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
3 climbers die in Mexico
Mexico City, Oct 23 (IANS) Three climbers have been killed and a fourth injured in separate accidents while scaling the volcanic peak of Mexico's highest mountain, emergency management officials said.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Nutcracker and The Four Realms' gets India release date
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Disney's "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" will release in India along with the world on November 2.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Regional cooperation can help Asia tackle rising cross-border challenges
Manila, Oct 23 (IANS) Regional cooperation is increasingly necessary to tackle a rising number of cross-border challenges in Asia and the Pacific, including infrastructure gaps, trade connectivity, financial contagion, and climate and disaster-resilience, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released on Tuesday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Philippines,Business/Economy
Invest India wins top UN award for promoting renewable energy investment
United Nations, Oct 23 (IANS) Invest India has received the top UN Investment Promotion Award in recognition of its efforts to boost investments in the renewable energy sector in India.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Khashoggi killed within 7 minutes of entering Saudi consulate: NYT
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was attacked in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul within two minutes after he entered it and was dead in seven minutes, the New York Times reported.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
How to decorate home's spiritual corner
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) As increasing attention is being paid to decorating each corner of one's house differently, it's worth taking special interest in decorating your home's spiritual corner.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ant McPartlin's ex-wife slams his new girlfriend
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Lisa Amstrong, former wife of television presenter Ant McPartlin, has slammed her ex-husband's new lady love Anne-Marie Corbett for getting involved in a relationship with him.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Easy-to-follow home tips for healthy hair
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Maintaining healthy hair is an essential part of ones life as every girl or woman desires for a luscious mane. As with ones skin, keeping hair in good condition depends on proper hair care routine, well-balanced diet and use of essential oils.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Booing doesn't help anyone, voting does: Obama
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Former President Barack Obama has warned of the "profoundly dangerous" consequences for democracy that a lack of mobilization among the Democratic electorate in the November 6 midterm elections could have.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mexican student fits bra with app to detect breast cancer
Mexico City, Oct 23 (IANS) A device made of a brassiere cup fitted with a mobile application, developed by a Mexican student, is designed to be an ally of mammograms for the timely detection of breast cancer in women with very dense breast tissue and in those under age 40.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Mexico,Technology,Health/Medicine
YouTube launches investment in educational content, creators
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube has announced an investment of $20 million in educational content and creators to expand its initiative to support people across the world in sharing knowledge and pursuing learning on the platform.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Arsenal come from behind to beat Leicester City 3-1
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a brace here as Arsenal recovered from an own goal to beat Leicester City 3-1 and take possession of fourth place in the Premier League.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
17 killed due to heavy rains in Nicaragua
Managua, Oct 23 (IANS) At least 17 people have died when trying to cross flooded rivers in Nicaragua in the last few days, said Vice President and presidential spokesperson Rosario Murillo.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Nicaragua,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Netflix plans to raise $2 billion to fund media streaming
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) US leading media streaming service Netflix Inc has announced it will borrow another $2 billion in new debt to fund original shows and content.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Trump announces aid cut to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) President Donald Trump has said that he will "begin cutting off, or substantially reducing" US foreign aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador for not "stopping" the recent caravan of US-bound migrants.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Dialogue with US open if Washington honours nuke deal: Iran
Tehran, Oct 23 (IANS) Iran's top diplomat has said that a dialogue with the US remains open if it honours the 2015 Iranian international nuclear deal, IRAN daily reported.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Technology,Diplomacy
Another separate Trump-Putin meeting possible: Bolton
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS) A new summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, like the one in Helsinki in July, is not ruled out, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Diplomacy
Salvini not xenophobic or racist: PM
Rome, Oct 23 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has defended anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who leads the far-right League party, rejecting accusations that he was racist or xenophobic.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italy wants Russia's re-admission to G8
Rome, Oct 23 (IANS/AKI) Russia should be allowed to rejoin the G8 group of nations and international economic sanctions should be lifted against Moscow, Italy's Premier Giuseppe Conte has said.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Italy awaiting 'credible' account of Khashoggi's fate
Rome, Oct 23 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government expects credible explanations of the events surrounding dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder at his country's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, Premier Giuseppe Conte has said.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Italy,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Israel discovers blood test to match treatment to lung cancer
Jerusalem, Oct 23 (IANS) Israeli researchers have discovered a method for matching precise treatment to lung cancer patients through simple blood tests, Hebrew-language website "Ynet" reported on Monday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Iran vows to abort US sanctions
Tehran, Oct 23 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said his country will manage to abort anti-Iran sanctions by the US, Press TV reported Monday.
2018-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
India wins Investment Promotion Award
Geneva, Oct 23 (IANS) Agencies from Bahrain, India, Lesotho and South Africa have been awarded the UN Investment Promotion Awards (IPAs) for excellence in boosting investment helping countries meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy
Women have arrived in film industry: Mexican director
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) With the upcoming release of "Silencio," Mexican director Lorena Villarreal believes that her film is an important step not only for herself but also for all women.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ronaldo avoids talking about Real Madrid
Manchester, Oct 23 (IANS) Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Monday refused to speak about his previous team, Real Madrid, saying he feels comfortable at Juventus, his new club.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Congress, JD-S campaign for by-elections in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) A dozen ministers and leaders of the ruling Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition government on Monday jointly launched their campaign for the five by-elections in Karnataka on November 3.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bengal parties accuse Centre of using CBI as 'political tool'
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid the bickering at the top in the CBI that saw the agency arrest one of its senior officials, anti-BJP parties in West Bengal on Monday accused the Modi government of reducing the agency into a "political tool".
2018-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samir supports LGBTQ documentary
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Samir Kochhar will be funding a documentary which revolves around the life of people from the LGBTQ community.
2018-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Cinema/Showbiz
UN chief for thorough probe into Khashoggi's death
United Nations, Oct 23 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
2018-10-23
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
S. Africans urged to fight gender-based violence in guise of religion
Cape Town, Oct 23 (IANS) South Africans have been urged to fight gender-based violence in the guise of religion and faith.
2018-10-23
Category: International, South Africa,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hero MotoCorp launches Destini 125 cc scooter
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp on Monday launched the new Destini 125 cc scooter.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Saudi Arabia tried to hide Khashoggi's death with body double: CNN
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The Saudi Arabia government tried to hide the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul by using a person dressed like the journalist and having him leave the building by the back door, according to a video released on Monday by US media.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raju Hirani, Juhi Chaturvedi invite young scriptwriters
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Celebrated filmmaker and screenplay writers Raju Hirani, Juhi Chaturvedi and Anjum Rajabali have invited young scriptwriters to be a part of a 'Cinestaan India's Storytellers Script Contest'.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
TN Fisheries Minister denies he forced a woman to abort
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar on Monday denied that he had anything to do with an audio clip circulated in the social media in which a woman was heard saying a man -- purported to be Jayakumar -- had impregnated her daughter.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Pakistan PM's remarks regrettable: India
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India on Monday described as "deeply regrettable" Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's remarks on Twitter in which he condemned "the new cycle of killings of innocent Kashmiris" in Jammu and Kahsmir.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
On-view works capture confrontation between life, death
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Eight exhibits by artist Yardena Kurulkar deal with the concept of mortality and elusiveness of life, and are on view at the Chemould Prescott Road art gallery here starting on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
Syndicate Bank receives Rs 728 cr capital infusion
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Public sector lender Syndicate Bank has received a capital infusion of Rs 728 crore from the Central government.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi Environment Minister takes note of fire at landfill site
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Taking cognisance of the fire incident at Bhalaswa garbage landfill site, Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Monday directed the MCDs to develop scientifically-engineered landfill sites in the national capital.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
'The Playboy Mr. Sawhney' is Jackie Shroff's finest performance: Director
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Director Tariq Naved Siddiqui, who is all set to release his forthcoming short film 'The Playboy Mr. Sawhney' has said that Jackie Shroff has delivered one of the finest performances of his career in his forthcoming film.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US to begin cutting off aid to countries related to migrant caravan: Trump
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his country will begin cutting off or reducing aid to three countries in Central America, citing migrant caravan heading to the US border.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Welspun India's Q2 consolidated net profit up by over 21%
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Home textiles firm Welspun India on Monday reported a rise of 21.38 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of 2018-19.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
I strongly believe stories come from small towns: Rajkumar Hirani
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has said he strongly believes stories come from small towns.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Business/Economy
Ayushamann, Vicky to appear together in 'Koffee with Karan'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal will be making their debut on filmmaker Karan Johar's popular chat show 'Koffee with Karan.'
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Stephens defeats Osaka at WTA Finals Red Group
Singapore, Oct 22 (IANS) Fifth-seeded Sloane Stephens of the United States won 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 over fourth-seeded Naomi Osaka of Japan on Monday in the Red Group of the WTA Finals, the eight-player, season-ending event held in Singapore.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Tennis
Koepka grabs top spot in World Golf Ranking, Johnson drops to 2nd
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) United States golfer Brooks Koepka claimed the No. 1 spot in the World Golf Ranking released Monday, becoming 2018's fourth leader and the 23rd world No. 1 since the ranking began in 1986.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Golf
Uruguayan authorities weigh charging Nacional fans for inciting violence
Montevideo, Oct 22 (IANS) Authorities are considering filing charges against fans of Uruguayan football league club Nacional who spread messages on social media inciting violence during a match over the weekend against traditional rival Peñarol, the Interior Ministry said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
France to have memorial for Indians who took part in World War I
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A memorial dedicated to Indians who fought in World War I would be unveiled in France next month.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Mourinho wants extension of Manchester United contract
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho said on Monday he intends to see out his contract with the club and is not considering a move anywhere else.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Spartak Moscow dismisses coach Massimo Carrera
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) Spartak Moscow on Monday sacked its Italian coach, Massimo Carrera, a day after a home defeat in the Russian Premier League.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Faulty hip transplant patients seek clarity from Health Ministry
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Patients using Johnson and Johnson's allegedly faulty ASR (articular surface replacement) hip implant have written to the Health Ministry expressing concern over the quantum of compensation and seeking clarity.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Depressed man kills 8-year-old son, held
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 54-year-old man suffering from depression has been held for killing his minor son in the national capital, police said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Assam Bandh on Tuesday against JPC meeting over Citizenship Bill
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 60 organisations, including the Congress, have called a 12-hour Assam bandh on Tuesday to protest against a meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee with the Ministries of Home and External Affairs over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
ISL: Bengaluru register 3-0 win against Pune
Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) A quick-fire first-half brace from Sunil Chhetri and another powerful finish from Miku set up a majestic 3-0 win for Bengaluru FC against FC Pune City in the Indian Super League (ISL) clash at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Chhattisgarh polls: Congress fields Atal's niece
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday released its second list of six candidates for the Chhattisgarh assembly elections fielding the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayees niece Karuna Shukla.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nariman one of the best eminent jurists in India: Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday honoured senior advocate Fali Sam Nariman with Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration and said Nariman was one of the best eminent jurists in India.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Saudi Arabia: World's 3rd largest weapons buyer with US as its top supplier
Copenhagen, Oct 22 (IANS) Saudi Arabia is the world's third-biggest purchaser of weapons, two-thirds of which are supplied by the US according to an annual arms trade report published Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Denmark,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Election Commission team in Telangana to review poll preparedness
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) An Election Commission team arrived here on Monday on a three-day visit to review poll preparedness in Telangana.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Hemp association announces Rs 1,100 crore investment
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Indian Industrial Hemp Association (IIHA) on Monday announced investment of Rs 1,100 crores for hemp cultivation in Uttarakhand, which it said will create over 90,000 employment opportunities, a statement said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Quoting 2017 success, government calls for green-Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) To control the air-quality from becoming lethal a day after Diwali this year, the Union Environment Ministry on Monday initiated Green-Diwali campaign to create awareness.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi Minister welcomes HC's nod for 500 additional DTC buses
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Monday welcomed the verdict of the High Court allowing the government to purchase 500 standard-floor buses with hydraulic lifts to help the differently-abled people easily board and deboard.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Piramal Group refutes rumours of loan defaults by developers
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Piramal Enterprises (PEL) on Monday strongly refuted as "baseless rumours" reports of loan defaults by real estate developers to its lending arm Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd (PHFCL).
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ReNew Power to set up 3 MW floating solar project in Vizag
Gurugram, Oct 22 (IANS) Private renewable energy producer ReNew Power said on Monday that it has won an order for developing a 3 MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Infosys unveils 4.0 AI version for global enterprises
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Software major Infosys on Monday jointly unveiled the 4.0 version of Artificial Intelligence (AI) framework for industry, utilities and infrastructure enterprises, with Finland-based consulting and engineering firm Poyry plc.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
IAF crew begins training on Apache helicopters
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) crew has begun training on Apache attack helicoptors in the US, officials said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Real Madrid's Isco backs coach, squad after rocky start to season
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Isco Alarcon on Monday said he has confidence in his coach Julen Lopetegui and the rest of his squad despite the rocky start to the football season.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
CBI arrests DSP in Asthana bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The CBI on Monday arrested its DSP Devender Kumar in connection with bribery allegations against its special Director Rakesh Asthana. Meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption, had paid bribe to get a case against him settled, the agency said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha govt responsible for 70 plus casualties in cyclone: Congress
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) Odisha Congress in-charge Jitender Singh on Monday said the state government is solely responsible for the death of more than 70 innocent people in cyclone Titli and flash flood.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi's air poor as areas in south district turn severe
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Capital faced poor air-quality, while Nehru Nagar in south Delhi choked at 'severe-plus' with pollutants over seven times higher than standards.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
BJP party worker found hanging, party alleges 'political murder'
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) A BJP party worker's body was found hanging in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said on Monday as state BJP President Dilip Ghosh called it a political murder.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Engineer held for killing gangster, aide
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 25-year-old engineer-turned criminal and main accused in the murder case of a gangster and his close aide, has been held, police said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sack Jaitley over bank frauds, collusion with fraudsters: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Intensifying its attack on the Modi government over bank frauds, the Congress on Monday demanded sacking of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for "allowing" bank frauds to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore and "letting" fraudsters like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi to flee the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Indo-Pacific, defence cooperation high on Modi-Abe agenda: Envoy
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and in the defence and security sector will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will hold their annual bilateral summit this month, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu said on Friday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
CBI bickering, PMO summons top two
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The rift in the top in CBI took a serious turn on Monday when a Deputy Superintendent of Police was arrested for alleged falsification of records in the bribery allegations against Special Director Rakesh Asthana as Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped in amid the fracas between the top two officials.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NITI Aayog hosts lecture on artificial intelligence
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The NITI Aayog on Monday hosted the fourth edition of its annual lecture series here which focused on leveraging artificial intelligence for inclusive growth.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Odisha government responsible for casualties in cyclone: Congress
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) Odisha Congress in-charge Jitendra Singh on Monday said the state government was solely responsible for the death of more than 70 people in cyclone Titli and the consequent deluge.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Diaspora,Environment/Wildlife
Save our women from IS sex-slave trade: Yazidi victim
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Yazidi activists and victims made a fervent appeal to the global community to help rescue their women from the alleged sex-slavery and abuse perpetrated by the Islamic States, here on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India,China sign first security cooperation agreement
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India and China on Monday signed a first-ever agreement on security cooperation which will strengthen and consolidate assistance in counter-terrorism, organised crimes, drug control, human trafficking and exchange of information, marking a new beginning between the two countries.
2018-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Our India growth globally highest among HGRs, says Honeywell
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) With $1 billion domestic sales and exports and 15 per cent growth annually, India tops the chart for US-based multinational conglomerate Honeywell International, says a top company official.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Modi responsible for minister's threat to Muslims: Owaisi
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for Union Minister Giriraj Singh's remarks threatening Muslims.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Sabarimala temple closes: Women in 10-50 age group failed to make entry (Roundup)
Sabarimala, Oct 22 (IANS) The brief pilgrimage season in Sabarimala failed to make history as women in the 10-50 age group were kept away by protests against their entry despite the Supreme Court order allowing women of all ages to pray at the Lord Ayyaappa temple.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal starts election campaign in Haryana
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party's national conveyor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday kicked off his party's election campaign for the 2019 general election with a public rally at Jhajjar in Haryana.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alibaba launches 10th edition of Global Shopping Festival
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) Chinese trade portal giant Alibaba has launched Global Shopping Festival in Beijing that seek to offer consumers high-quality products, fast and reliable services, it said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, China,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Snag hits Metro Blue Line during rush hour
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Blue Line, connecting Dwarka to Noida and Ghaziabad, developed a snag during Monday evening rush hour, forcing people to delay their journey.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Gujarat set for pharma sector boom: FDCA
Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) With special incentives by hill region states to industrial units expiring in a year or two, the pharmaceutical growth in Gujarat that had stagnated is now expected to boom as around 180 new units are coming up with an investment of around Rs 7,000 crore.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy
Man United prepares for Champions League clash with Juventus
Manchester, Oct 22 (IANS) English football giants Manchester United held a training session on Monday, a day before hosting Italy's Juventus in the Champions League group stage.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SC dismisses plea for lowering marriageable age
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking to lower the marriageable age of a male from 21 years to 18 years and imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 observing that no public interest was involved in it.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Real Madrid coach downplays departure rumours amid 5-game winless skid
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui on Monday downplayed the team's poor results in his debut season, including their current five-game winless skid, amid media rumours that his departure could be imminent.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Karnataka film body to mediate in sexual harassment spat
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) on Monday said it would mediate and hold a reconciliation meeting between Kannada actress Sruthi Hariharan and actor Arjun Sarja, who she had accused of sexually harassment.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Amritsar Dusshera organiser on the run; releases video
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) While remaining underground, the organizer of the Dusshera event, where at least 59 people were crushed by a speeding train, on Monday released a video claiming he had taken all permissions, and that appeals were made to people standing on the tracks to vacate the area.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC asks media bodies if cases involving naming rape victims reported to police
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked media regulatory bodies -- Press Council of India, News Broadcasting Standards Authority, Editors Guild of India and Indian Broadcasting Foundation -- if they have reported to police about media persons or organizations who have divulged the identity of rape victim in violation of statutory prohibition.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CIL offers domestic coal to power sector to curtail imports
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL), which is taking up "a series of steps" to increase the availability of domestic coal to power sector, has offered five million tonnes of coal to state-run NTPC on a credit basis and agreed to supply 7.94 lakh tonnes of domestic coal per month to power utilities on condition of import cut, an official said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
1 killed, 13 Moroccan soldiers wounded as migrants storm Spanish enclave
Rabat, Oct 22 (IANS) One migrant was killed and 13 Moroccan soldiers were injured when some 300 illegal Subsaharan African migrants forced their way to the Spanish enclave of Melillia, the Moroccan Interior Ministry announced on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Malta,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
PCB tribunal upholds Jamshed's 10-year ban
Lahore, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed's 10-year ban for his involvement in the spot-fixing row that rocked the Pakistan Super League (PSL) during the 2016-17 season, was on Monday upheld by an independent adjudicator.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Congress leader Nirupam asks Maharashtra CM to sack 'corrupt' Minister
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Monday accused Maharashtra's Minister for Cooperatives Subhash Deshmukh of fraudulently withdrawing funds from the government, and asked Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to sack him immediately.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Norwegian who thwarted Nazi nuclear plan dies
Oslo, Oct 22 (IANS) Norwegian resistance fighter Joachim Ronneberg who sabotaged Nazi Germany's nuclear weapons ambitions during World War Two, has died aged 99.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Norway,Politics,Defence/Security
Inform us about video-conferencing in observation homes, JJBs,SC tells Centre
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to inform it about the number of observation homes for housing juveniles and also those having video-conferencing facility across the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Minor fire at Kolkata Puja carnival premises amid heightened security
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) A fire broke out behind the canopy of the West Bengal government-organised Durga Puja carnival in central Kolkata's iconic Red Road on Monday evening, even as security was heightened a day before the colourful road show.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Commuters struggle in NCR due to multiple strikes
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Commuters in the national capital had a rough Monday following multiple strikes by fuel pumps, auto-rickshaw and taxi unions and Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) contractual employees.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Koreas, UNC agree to remove firearms, troops from border area
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) The two Koreas and the UN Command (UNC), led by the US, agreed on Monday to withdraw firearms and guard posts from the Joint Security Area (JSA), the only part in the Korean Demilitarized Zone where troops from the three sides stand face to face.
2018-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Lok Sabha Speaker says India, Croatia need to engage more purposely
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday said that India enjoyed a warm and friendly relationship with Croatia, and that the two countries needed to engage more purposely.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Himachal's mega hydro project re-allotted
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) After over a decade of flip-flops and litigation, a multi-million dollar hydropower project was re-allotted on Monday by the Himachal Pradesh government to state-run Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL).
2018-10-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sri Lankan spinner Herath to retire after first England Test
Colombo, Oct 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath, the most successful left-arm bowler in Test history, has announced his retirement after the first Test against England at the Galle International Stadium, starting November 6.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Sidhu defends wife, questions railways
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Under fire from various quarters, Punjab's Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday continued to defend his wife and close aides in the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people watching Dusshera proceedings died last Saturday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IL&FS Group appoints FTAs to harmonise asset monetisation activities
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The new Board of debt-stricken IL&FS has selected Arpwood Capital and JM Financial Consultants as "Financial and Transaction Advisors" (FTAs) to the group.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Liquidity concerns, weak rupee dent equity indices; energy stocks down (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Concerns over a liquidity crunch impacting the NBFC space, along with fears over a rise in interest rates and a weak rupee, subdued the key domestic equity indices on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
US Embassy launches mentorship programmes for women entrepreneurs
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The US Embassy along with TiE Global launched two programmes on Monday to provide mentorship to 30 young, innovative women from across India to help them scale up their enterprises.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Education
India, Myanmar review ties, sign port operator agreement
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India and Myanmar on Monday reviewed all matters related to their bilateral ties, including the Rohingya refugees crisis, and signed a crucial memorandum of understanding for the appointment of an operator of port that will boost connectivity.
2018-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Odisha seeks free LPG cylinders for cyclone-affected people
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Odisha state government on Monday urged the Centre to supply cooking gas cylinders free-of-cost to those affected by cyclone Titli and the consequent floods.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Bangladesh observes road safety day
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) Bangladesh on Monday observed the National Road Safety Day with the slogan "Will obey law; will make roads safe".
2018-10-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
NHRC issues notice to DGP Chhattisgarh over stripping of two women in Bilaspur
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to Chhattisgarh DGP over allegedly stripping and beating a 60-year-old woman and her 27-year-old daughter in police custody in Bilaspur.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Real Madrid holds practice session ahead of Champions League clash vs Viktoria Plzen
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Real Madrid held a group training session on Monday, a day before their Champions League away match against Czech football club Viktoria Plzen.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
68% rise in crorepatis since 2014, tax returns up 80%: CBDT
New Delhi, , Oct 22 (IANS) The number of individual taxpayers with income above Rs 1 crore has gone up by 68 per cent in the last four financial years, the Income Tax Department said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AAP forms frontal organisations ahead of Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday announced the formation of frontal organisations - a youth wing and a senior citizens wing - to expand its reach ahead of the 2019 general election.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taliban key commander among 21 killed in Afghanistan
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Oct 22 (IANS) Taliban key commander Mullah Mansoor, the military operational chief of the outfit, was among 21 armed insurgents who were killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province in a crackdown, officials said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Afghanistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US NSA meets Russian Security Council amid n-treaty tensions
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) US National Security Adviser John Bolton met Russia's Security Council on Monday for the first round of talks to address the deteriorating bilateral relations between both nuclear powers after Washington said it intended to withdraw from the landmark nuclear arms control treaty.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Indonesia seeks transparent probe in Khashoggi murder
Jakarta, Oct 22 (IANS) Indonesia on Monday called for a transparent and thorough investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
EU urges US, Russia to remain in nuclear treaty
Brussels, Oct 22 (IANS) The European Commission on Monday called on the US and Russia to maintain a constructive dialogue with the aim of keeping intact a crucial Cold War-era treaty limiting the use of intermediate and short-range nuclear missiles.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
4 fire incidents in last 24 hours, air quality 'very poor'
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four fire-related incidents were reported in the capital in the last 24 hours, the fire office said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Today's girls should take inspiration from Princess Diana: Amruta Fadnavis
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who crowned 19-year-old Riya Rathod as Alom Miss Mumbai 2018, says girls must draw inspiration from the late Princess Diana who was a perfect mix of beauty and confidence.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Japan hockey coach hails India's 'attacking' hockey
Muscat, Oct 22 (IANS) A day after being hammered 0-9 by defending champions India in the ongoing Asian Champions Trophy, Asian Games gold medallists Japan hockey team coach Siegfried Aikman hailed India's attacking style as a sight to see.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Hockey
Haryana girl wins Miss Deaf Asia crown
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Haryana girl Nishtha Dudeja has proved that disability cannot come in the way of success. She has won the Miss Deaf Asia 2018 title at an international pageant held in Prague recently.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports
CBI arrests its DSP in Asthana bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The bcikerings at the top in CBI took a new turn on Monday with the agency arresting its DSP Devender Kumar following bribery allegations against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, the number two who is at war with the Director Alok Verma.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi turned CBI into national disgrace: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In the wake of the CBI registering a corruption case against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the BJP has turned the CBI into a "national disgrace".
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC says large vacancies for judges in lower courts unacceptable
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Describing as "unacceptable" the existence of 5,133 vacancies of judges in "Higher Judicial Service" and "Lower Judicial Service", the Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the State governments and the High Courts whether the time for the ongoing recruitment of 4,180 judicial officers could be shortened.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
NHRC notices to Punjab government, Chairman, Railway Board over Amritsar train tragedy
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued notices to Punjab government and Chairman, Railway Board, over the Amritsar tragedy in which over 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of the Dusshera effigy.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire at Delhi landfill site not yet controlled
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A fire that started at the sprawling Bhalaswa garbage landfill site in the capital on Sunday night is yet to be controlled, officials said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Ghaziabad police arrests 3 for finance fraud
Ghaziabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police on Monday arrested three criminals for taking vehicle loans by producing fake documents. Thirteen vehicles have been recovered from them.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress MLAs to seek meeting with Parrikar via video conference
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Declined permission for an appointment with ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the Congress on Monday said its leaders would seek a meeting via video conference.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Nasscom inks pact with Hiroshima for Japan-India IT corridor
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Indian IT industry's apex body Nasscom has entered into a partnership with the Hiroshima government for co-creating a Japan-India IT Corridor that could be at the forefront of promoting business-to-business cooperation and talent transfer from India to Japan.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
J&K to have Panchayat polls in 9 phases from Nov 17
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir will start on November 17 and will be held in 9 phases, officials said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
ISL: Dynamos in search of first win as they lock horns with Chennaiyin (Preview)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi Dynamos FC and Chennaiyin FC will be keen to put their struggles behind them and secure the first win when they face off in this edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) here on Tuesday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,ISL
adidas India and Real Kashmir FC announce partnership
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Sports apparel manufacturer adidas India on Monday announced its partnership with Real Kashmir Football Club (RKFC), the first team from the valley to qualify for the countrys top tier I-League.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Child abuse not taken seriously by Indian men: Shweta Pandit
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Shweta Pandit, who has accused veteran music composer Anu Malik of sexual misconduct, says child abuse is not taken seriously by men in the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nomadic artefacts exhibits present a slice of lives on the go
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Traditional 'Ektaras and 'Bapangs' crafted from dried vegetables, paintings of colourful Banjara turbans and sketches documenting nomadic kitchens in Rajasthan are on view at a gallery space here, depicting the lives of the state's nomadic communities.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Delhi HC allows government to purchase 500 buses
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed the state government to purchase 500 standard-floor buses that can ply on the city's outskirts where the roads are in poor condition.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indonesia arrests founders of Facebook page for gays
Jakarta, Oct 22 (IANS) Indonesia has arrested two people in Java island for running a Facebook page for gays, accusing them of publishing pornography, the media reported on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal Trinamool leader shot at on Sunday, dies
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress leader from West Bengal's Birbhum district, who was hospitalised with bullet injuries, died on Monday, the hospital sources said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minister launches book on law of contract
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla on Monday unveiled a book 'The Principles of Law of Contract' that details the general principles about whether or not formal and informal contracts are legally binding, the authors said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
Suresh Nambath appointed as next Editor of The Hindu
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Hindu Publishing Group on Monday said its Board of Directors unanimously appointed Suresh Nambath as the Editor of the English daily The Hindu.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Media
Government to revise visa form for foreign nationals with criminal record of child abuse
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said the Home Ministry has considered her request to revise the visa application process to check foreign nationals visiting India with criminal record of child abuse.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jharkhand HC orders CBI probe into encounter of 12 alleged Maoists
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court on Monday ordered a CBI inquiry into an alleged fake encounter in 2015 in Palamu, in which security forces killed 12 people after branding them as Maoists.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mirwaiz expects Pakistan to help end 'repression' in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) Reacting to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's comment on Kashmir, senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said on Monday that he expects much more from the neighbouring country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Sack Jaitley over bank frauds, collusion with fraudsters: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday demanded Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley be sacked for "allowing" bank frauds to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore and "letting" fraudsters like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi to flee the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
FWICE to issue show cause notice to Alok Nath, Sajid Khan
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) on Monday said it will issue show cause notices to actor Alok Nath and actor-director Sajid Khan, who have been accused of sexual harassment and violation.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mhow witnesses stone pelting during Sai Palki procession, 30 arrested
Mhow (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) Members of two communities resorted to stone-pelting after an argument during a 'Sai Palki' procession here, police said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China chides US for scrapping missile treaty with Russia
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China on Monday strongly opposed the US' decision to walk out of the decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, saying the "wrong" move will have a negative impact on the world.
2018-10-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Japan urges Facebook to improve protection of personal data
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Japan on Monday urged Facebook to improve the protection of personal data following a string of incidents in which the information of millions of users of the social networking site was leaked.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Rare solar alignment reaches inside Egyptian temple
Cairo, Oct 22 (IANS) Monday marked a rare, twice-yearly solar alignment in Egypt when the sun's rays reach the inner sanctum of the Great Temple of Abu Simbel and briefly illuminate the stone face of the Pharaoh Ramses II - and hundreds of tourists were on hand to witness the spectacle.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society
4 new judges take oath in Delhi High Court
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four new Justices took oath as Delhi High Court Judges on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Panel recommends UNCITRAL model for cross-border insolvency
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A committee to look into amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) on Monday recommended the adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law of Cross Border Insolvency to deal with cross-border insolvency issues.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Nasscom, Dubai Internet City sign MoU to attract Indian enterprises
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on Monday said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Internet City (DIC) to facilitate expansion of Indian businesses in the Middle East.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Saudi operative seen in Khashoggi's clothes after he was killed: Report
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) One person from the 15-member team suspected to be behind the death of Jamal Khashoggi dressed up in his clothes and was captured on surveillance cameras around Istanbul on the day the journalist was killed, CNN reported on Monday citing a senior Turkish official.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Educate women to educate nation: Naidu
Jalandhar, Oct 22 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday highlighted the need to educate women to take the country forward.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Education
Congress ridicules BJP for 'remembering Bose, Ambedkar 70 years after Independence'
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday slammed the BJP for trying to appropriate the Freedom Movement icons, ridiculing the saffron party for remembering stalwarts such as Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, B.R. Ambedkar and Subhash Chandra Bose 70 years after India's Independence.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Energy stocks, rupee subdue equity indices; Sensex 180 points down (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Key domestic equity indices provisionally closed on a negative note on Monday, as heavy selling pressure in energy sector stocks weighed on investors' sentiments.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Armistice Day centenary to highlight the role of Indian soldiers in World War I
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India's involvement in the World War I will be highlighted by commemorative events to mark the centenary of the Armistice Day next month with new research bringing out the human and social angles of the participation of soldiers from the sub-continent in the conflict that shaped the history of the world.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
French schools, colleges advised to ban phones if necessary
Paris, Oct 22 (IANS) French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer on Monday advised schools to ban the use of cellphones if their presence was creating problems.
2018-10-22
Category: International, France,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Huma Qureshi's friends call her 'kebab royalty'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi says she loves Mumbai, but the city is a "little sad" when it comes to the food scene.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chandigarh amends notification to exempt Sikh women from wearing helmet
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Following pressure from the Sikh community and organizations, the Chandigarh Administration has amended its notification and allowed Sikh women to be exempt from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP ally JD(U) dares Union Minister to change name of Bakhtiyarpur
Patna, Oct 22 (IANS) Janata Dal (United) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal on Monday slammed
2018-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Student commits suicide in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 21-year-old female student, who was pursuing her post-graduation from the University of Delhi, committed suicide at her house here on Monday, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Synechron launches AI Data Science accelerators for BFSI sector
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Global financial services consulting and technology services provider Synechron on Monday launched its AI Data Science accelerators for financial services, banking and insurance (BFSI) firms.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Namibia hosts seminar for general secretaries of African football associations
Windhoek, Oct 22 (IANS) The first-ever General Secretaries Academy Seminar organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in partnership with the UEFA kicked off here on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Namibia,Sports,Football
Nearly 40 lakh tonnes paddy procured in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Nearly 40 lakh tonnes of paddy has been procured in Punjab this season, food and supplies officials said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Congress has not said Rahul is its PM candidate
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress has not officially declared Rahul Gandhi as its prime ministerial candidate in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in which its main objective is to defeat the BJP and usher in a progressive government at the Centre, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram has said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
AC Milan-bound Paqueta helps fuel Flamengo's title hopes
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 22 (IANS) AC Milan-bound midfielder Lucas Paqueta scored his 10th goal of the Brazilian Serie A football season as Flamengo kept their title hopes alive with a 4-0 rout of Parana.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Last chance for Lopetegui as Real Madrid take on Plzen
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui steps into the last chance saloon when his side takes on Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
12 persons booked in Maharashtra for 'selling' 2 Rajasthani women for dowry
Palghar (Maharashtra), Oct 22 (IANS) A shocking incident of two Rajasthani women having been allegedly "sold off to recover dowry" has come to light on Monday in Virar town here, officials said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drama comes more naturally than comedy to Sharman Joshi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Sharman Joshi's filmography is a mix of comedy, thriller, horror and romance movies, but it's the actor's comic timing that is often appreciated. Surprisingly, he says drama comes more naturally to him rather than comedy.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Kerala CM hits out at Modi for being indifferent to state's needs
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "negative approach" on the needs of the state, which is slowly picking up pieces after a devastating flood in August.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Yamunotri shrine to close for winters on Nov 9
Dehradun, Oct 22 (IANS) The famous Yamunotri temple in Uttarakhand will close for the winter break on November 9, it was announced on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion,Environment/Wildlife
Our India growth globally highest, says Honeywell
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) With $1 billion domestic sales and exports and 15 per cent growth annually, India tops the chart for US-based multinational conglomerate Honeywell International, says a top company official.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Halep retains No.1 WTA ranking
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Simona Halep of Romania maintained the world No.1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, despite the herniated disc back injury that has forced her to miss the WTA Finals, the eight-player, season-ending event currently being played in Singapore.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Iniesta still adapting to his stint with Japanese football club
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta said on Monday that he was still adapting to Japanese football and J-League club Vissel Kobe, which he joined in July, and admitted the team is not in its best phase.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
SC verdict on firecrackers on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce on Tuesday its verdict on the plea for a ban on the manufacture, sale and possession of firecrackers across the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Rahul not projected as PM candidate: Chidambaram
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram has said the party has not declared its President Rahul Gandhi as the Prime Ministerial candidate in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kapil Sharma to wed girlfriend on Dec 12
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Comedian Kapil Sharma will get married to his steady and stable girlfriend Ginni Charath on December 12 in Jalandhar.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Food, relief supplies resume for Mizo tribal refugees
Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) The Tripura government on Monday resumed the supply of food and relief material to Mizo refugees, sheltered in camps in the northern parts of the state for the past 21 years.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Congress should not criticise BJP over its commitment to save girl child: Lekhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In the wake of Kerala Police filing a sexual abuse case against former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and others, the BJP on Monday said that the Congress should not mock at her party over its commitment to save the girl child.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nadal stays atop ATP rankings
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal retained the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points, while Serbia's Novak Djokovic came in second.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Witness priest in Kerala nun rape case dead
Chandigarh/Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, who had given statements against Kerala nun rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district on Monday, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sack Jaitley over bank frauds: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday demanded the sacking of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for "allowing" bank frauds to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore and letting fraudsters like Vijay Mallya to flee the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP leader apologies to Madras High Court in contempt case
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) BJP Secretary H. Raja on Monday tendered an unconditional apology to the Madras High Court in a suo moto contempt case for his derogatory remarks about the judiciary.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tigress Sundari to be shifted back into enclosure
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Forest Department in Odisha has decided to tranquilise Royal Bengal tigress Sundari after another man was attacked and killed in Satakosia Tiger Reserve, an official said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
No flood threat now in Arunachal, says China on Tibet landslide
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China on Monday said that the water levels have dropped and situation has returned to normal following an overflow at a barrier lake, which was formed due to a landslide that blocked a river in Tibet last week, threatening floods in Arunachal Pradesh.
2018-10-22
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Concerned with citizens' health, not of politics: Prabhu
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Monday dodged questions here related to an ongoing political impasse triggered by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's ailment, claiming that he was responsible for the "health of citizens and not the health of politics".
2018-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
World-class food testing facility in Goa soon: Minister
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) The Goa government has tied up with the Commerce and Industry Ministry to set up a world-class food testing facility in the coastal state, a Union Minister said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pliskova stuns Wozniacki at WTA Finals
Singapore, Oct 22 (IANS) Seventh-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic stunned fifth-seeded defending champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-2, 6-3 in a clash between the former world No. 1s in the White Group of the WTA Finals here.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Tennis
Congress targets Modi over CBI's 'internal war'
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In the wake of the CBI registering a corruption case against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, the Congress on Monday indicted the Narendra Modi government for the probe agency's credibility and integrity being questioned.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Athletic Bilbao, Eibar draw in La Liga clash
Gipuzkoa (Spain), Oct 22 (IANS) Eibar and Athletic Bilbao battled to a 1-1 draw in their La Liga clash at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Football
Behaviour-modifying app can help you lose weight
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that a behaviour-modifying app, when integrated with health system resources, can help obesity patients lose weight.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Shammi Kapoor deserved title 'Elvis Presley of India': Shatrughan Sinha
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha remembered late actor Shammi Kapoor on his 87th birth anniversary, saying he truly deserved the title of "Elvis Presley Of India".
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jeremy Allen White, Timlin welcome their first child
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) "Shameless" star Jeremy Allen White and his long-time girlfriend Addison Timlin have welcomed their first child into the world.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Kaagaz Ki Kashti' to release on November 2
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) "Kaagaz Ki Kashti", which traces the life of legendary ghazal singer and composer late Jagjit Singh, will release on November 2.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Imran Khan condemns killing of Kashmiris, calls for dialogue
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday condemned "the new cycle of killings of innocent Kashmiris" in Jammu and Kashmir and said that the solution to the region's dispute lay in dialogue.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Lloyd Stevens to train Jr. NTR for Rajamouli's film
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Well-known celebrity fitness trainer Lloyd Stevens, who has trained Indian stars such as Ranveer Singh and Hrithik Roshan, will take care of Telugu actor Jr. NTR's look for his upcoming yet-untitled film with S.S. Rajamouli.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pakistan's BAT attempted intrusion on LoC
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) The infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district that claimed the lives of three Indian soldiers and two intruders a day ago, was actually an attempt by the Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT), top sources said here.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Childhood obesity linked to hip disease in adolescence: Study
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Children with obesity are more likely to develop a debilitating hip disease -- Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) -- during their adolescence, warns a new study.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
I'm all about epiphanies: Gerard Butler
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler says he is all about insights, dreams and epiphanies.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sensex up 50 points, Nifty above the 10,300-mark
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Despite negative global cues, a worrying macro-economic situation and mixed corporate earnings, the key Indian equity indices on Monday managed to trade in the green with the Sensex up 50 points.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Australia offers 'national apology' to child sexual abuse survivors
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten made a "national apology" in the parliament to thousands of victims affected by acts of paedophilia and other abuse when they were under care of national institutions.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The Mountain from 'Game of Thrones' is married
London, Oct 22 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" star Thor Bjornsson aka The Mountain, married his long-time girlfriend Kelsey Henson a few days ago.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Punia a step away from World Championships gold
Budapest, Oct 22 (IANS) Bajrang Punia is just a step away from becoming Indias second gold medallist at the World Wrestling Championships as he knocked out Alejandro Valdes Tobier of Cuba 4-3 to enter the men's freestyle 65 kilogram final here.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Any kind of abuse must not be exercised or tolerated: Radhika Apte (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With #MeToo movement, many women are coming out in the open to talk about the sexual harassment they have faced by people in power across different fields, including Bollywood. Actress Radhika Apte is "loving" it and she feels everyone should come together to create safe workplaces where any kind of abuse is neither exercised nor tolerated.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Sensex up 50 points, Nifty above the 10,300-mark
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Despite negative global cues, a worrying macro-economic situation and mixed corporate earnings, the key Indian equity indices on Monday managed to trade in the green with the Sensex up 50 points.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Witness priest in Kerala nun rape case dead
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, who had given statements against Kerala nun rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district on Monday, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No more romantic comedies for Julia Roberts
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts says her days of starring in romantic comedies are over.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Chris O'Donnell sued for car accident caused by daughter
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) A personal trainer named Tracy Sutton is suing "NCIS: Los Angeles" star Chris O'Donnell for a car accident his daughter caused.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Actress Diana Sowle dead at 88
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" actress Diana Sowle is dead. She was 88.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Accenture acquires DAZ Systems to bolster Oracle capabilities
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Global professional services company Accenture has acquired California-headquartered DAZ Systems, a provider of Oracle ERP (enterprise resource planning) Cloud services for an undisclosed amount.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Paula Abdul suffers major fall mid-show
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Paula Abdul lost her balance and suffered a major fall from the stage during her Mississippi concert.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jharkhand opposition parties agree to fight LS polls in alliance
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) The opposition parties in Jharkhand have agreed to fight the 2019 Lok Sabha polls by forming an alliance, a state Congress official said here on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Google Assistant to now answer Airtel-related queries
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Monday announced that its customers will be able to interact with customer care through Google Assistant.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Rohingyas urge India to create conditions conducive for their return
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Rohingya refugees living here have appealed to the Indian government to mount pressure on Myanmar to create conditions conducive for their safe return.
2018-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Payne says getting dumped is 'story of my life'
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Former One Direction star Liam Payne has joked that getting dumped is the story of his life after his split from singer Cheryl earlier this year.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Modi greets Amit Shah on 54th birthday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on his 54th birthday, saying his rigour and hard work were "great assets for the party".
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul terms CBI as 'weapon for political vendetta'
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday termed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a "weapon of political vendetta" under the Narendra Modi's regime.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sabarimala review plea: SC to take a call on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Tuesday decide on hearing of a batch of petitions seeking recall of a Constitution Bench verdict permitting women in the age group of 10 to 50 years entry into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Gulf of Mexico oil spill may become US' worst offshore disasters
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) An oil spill that has been leaking millions of barrels since the last 14 years into the Gulf of Mexico has gone unplugged for so long that it was now poised to becoming one of the worst offshore disasters in US history.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
BJP behind petrol pump strike in Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Demanding petrol and diesel be included in the GST regime, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the BJP of forcing fuel pump owners to go on strike despite oil prices being lowest in the national capital among the four metros.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alexa Voice Service to help Indian masses control digital lives (Tech Trend)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Voice is the new human-compute interface and the Indian masses -- be it a 3-year-old toddler or a 95-year-old grandpa -- are finally going to leverage voice to interact with the devices and digitally control their lives, a top Amazon executive has stressed.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
UP MLC's wife arrested for killing son
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council chairman Ramesh Yadav's wife Meera Yadav was on Monday arrested for killing her 23-year-old son Abhijit Yadav, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ryanair slammed for not removing racially abusive man
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has been slammed after failing to remove a racist passenger onboard a flight from Barcelona to London.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Koffee With Deepika, Alia and the 'elephant in the room'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The new season of "Koffee With Karan" kickstarted, rather 'quip-started' with plenty of girl giggles and nymph nudges to whet the viewers appetite.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan reopens Afghan border crossing
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan has reopened the friendship gate at the Afghan border in Chaman, resuming trade activities, Nato supplies and transit trade between the two countries, the media reported on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Rae Bareli posters call Priyanka 'emotional blackmailer'
Rae Bareli, Oct 22 (IANS) Hundreds of posters terming Priyanka Gandhi Vadra an "emotional blackmailer" were seen on Monday in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency of her mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
400 petrol pumps in Delhi shut as dealers go on strike
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A total of 400 petrol pumps, many with CNG dispensing units, began a day-long strike on Monday in protest against Delhi government's refusal to reduce VAT on fuels.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Pixel 3 XL: Flawless camera, great Android experience (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Last year's Pixel 2 was practically the best smartphone camera that Google made. However, the screen's dreaded blue tint and other hardware issues overshadowed a capable phone.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Shruti Haasan meets Rahman at his LA studio
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress-singer Shruti Haasan says she spent an incredible evening with Grammy and Oscar winning Indian musician A.R. Rahman in his studio in Los Angeles.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Indian fashion designers are now seen in different light globally: Manish Malhotra
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra says Indian fashion designers are today seen in a different light in the world, with many of them showcasing and presenting their collections at international fashion shows.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
NASA names new gamma-ray constellations after Godzilla, Hulk
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) NASA has used certain characters from modern myths such as the "Hulk" and "Godzilla" to name its new set of 21 gamma-ray constellations constructed in celebration of its Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope's 10th year of operations.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Sanjay Dutt is one of the finest actors: Jackie Shroff
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Jackie Shroff has praised actor Sanjay Dutt, with whom he will be sharing screen space in the upcoming remake of Telugu film "Prasthanam" and said that he is one of the finest actors in Bollywood.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Use of material resources to double by 2060: OECD
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) The use of material resources will double globally by 2060 and will cause a serious environmental impact, according to a study released on Monday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
2018-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
'India is an obvious partner for UNSW'
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) As India seeks to reap its demographic dividend and foster innovation and skills for its aspirational young, Australia's global UNSW university is keen to step up its engagement by forging a strategic partnership and become the country's pre-eminent destination for Indian students and research partners.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,National,Education
Usain Bolt gets offer from Australian soccer club
Canberra, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has been offered a contract by Australia's Central Coast Mariners soccer club, media reports said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football,Athletics
Separatist shutdown, restrictions affect Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) Life across the Kashmir Valley was adversely affected on Monday by a separatist-called shutdown against six civilian deaths in an explosion in Kulgam district a day ago.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
#MeToo has shaken up the patriarchy: Sushant Singh
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) TV actor and CINTAA General Secretary Sushant Singh says the #MeToo movement in India has shaken up the patriarchy, adding there is a tough fight ahead as the patriarchs will not give in so easily.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World's longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong, Oct 22 (IANS) A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week, marking the completion of the longest sea-crossing bridge ever built, nine years after construction began.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Enhance global natural gas security: IEA
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The global natural gas market driven by demand in liquefied natural gas continues to change buyer-seller relationships and raises new challenges for the global security of energy supplies, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pete Davidson 'still in love' with Grande
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson called off their engagement earlier this month, but the "Saturday Night Live" star reportedly still has hope for relationship with her.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Sport chic jewellery pieces during festive season
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Opt for traditional kadas, colourful gemstone-studded bangles and more while getting into the festive mood.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cara Delevingne used to hate her eyebrows
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Model-actress Cara Delevingne is known for her signature full eyebrows, but says that when she was younger, she tried to make them smaller.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Viola Davis says 'The Help' is 'missed opportunity'
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis says she considers "The Help" to be a "missed opportunity".
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN's global war on drugs a failure: Report
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The UN's drug strategy of the past 10 years has been a failure, according to a report by the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), which has called for a major rethinking of global policy on illegal narcotics.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar woman branded witch, tongue chopped off
Patna, Oct 22 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman's tongue was chopped off after she was branded a witch in a Bihar village in Rohtas district, police said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Light intensity quake hits Himachal
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. No damage or casualty was reported.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
8 killed in Maharashtra accident
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 22 (IANS) At least eight passengers were killed when a private bus in which they were travelling rammed into a stationery truck on the Pune-Aurangabad highway, on Monday, an official said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Value buying, rupee lift equity indices; banking stocks gain
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Broadly positive Asian markets, along with a stable rupee and value buying pushed the key domestic equity indices higher during Monday's morning trade session.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Misty Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 15.3 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Killer mice decimating albatross population
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Giant mice are killing millions of endangered Tristan albatross chicks on a remote island in the South Atlantic, threatening the rare seabird species with extinction, a wildlife organisation has said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
4 new Alexa built-in devices available in India next month
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Four Indian manufacturers on Monday announced to launch new products like portable headsets, smart speakers and set-top boxes with the Amazon Alexa built-in.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Prince Harry visits world's largest sand island in Australia
Canberra, Oct 22 (IANS) Prince Harry on Monday visited Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world, during his official visit to Australia but pregnant wife Meghan did not take part in the official programme.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society
Floor collapse injures 30 in US varsity
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 30 people have been injured when a floor collapsed during a party held at the Clemson University in the US' South Carolina, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Ex-Soviet President cautions against US' n-treaty plan
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has questioned the intelligence behind US President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from a key Cold War nuclear weapons treaty.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Ex-Soviet President questions US' n-treaty withdrawal plan
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has questioned the intelligence behind US President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from a key Cold War nuclear weapons treaty
2018-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Mudslide kills 9 in Colombia
Bogota, Oct 22 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and five more were missing after heavy rains triggered a mudslide in northern Colombia on Sunday, the fire department said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Colombia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Australian PM apologizes to paedophilia victims
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) The Australian Prime Minister on Monday apologized and asked for forgiveness on behalf of the nation to the thousands of victims affected by acts of paedophilia and other abuse when they were under the care of national institutions.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saudi king, crown prince send condolences to Khashoggi´s son
Riyadh, Oct 22 (IANS) The King of Saudi Arabia and the Crown Prince sent their condolences to a son of Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist who died at his country's consulate in Istanbul, Saudi state media reported.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Richa Chadha to belly dance for Shakeela biopic
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha is working on her belly dancing skills for a special promotional song for a biopic on south Indian glamour actress Shakeela.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Germany's Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced the suspension of German arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying they cannot be undertaken in the current circumstances, a reference to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared on October 2 and whom Riyadh has admitted died inside its consulate in Istanbul.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Germany,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Ronaldo's Valladolid beats Real Betis 1-0
Sevilla (Spain), Oct 22 (IANS) Real Valladolid beat Real Betis 1-0 in the ninth round of La Liga.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Trump repeats refusal to take in Honduran caravan migrants
Tapachula (Mexico), Oct 22 (IANS) Hundreds of migrants remained at the Rodolfo Robles bridge crossing point over the Suchiate river on the Guatemalan border on Sunday, waiting to cross into Mexico to continue their journey to try and reach the US.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Mexico,Politics,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
19 killed in bus collision in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and over 40 others injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday night, police and media said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs
Indianapolis (US), Oct 22 (IANS) A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Telugu fastest growing language in US
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US, says a study by an American think tank.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society

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