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Adah Sharma: 'Commando' is one of biggest action franchises
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma is back in the "Commando" film series. She says it is one of the biggest action franchises in India.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Baaghi 3': Tiger Shroff, Vijay Varma share a 'great bond'
Belgrade, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Vijay Varma, who is currently shooting for 'Baaghi 3' along with Tiger Shroff in Serbia, says he is having a gala time with the latter on the sets.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bengal bypolls: TMC for local issues, BJP's focus on CAB
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) In the upcoming bypolls to the three West Bengal Assembly seats on November 25, the ruling Trinamool Congress has come out with constituency-specific manifestos to highlight local issues and the Mamata Banerjee government's development efforts, while the BJP is campaigning big on the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) and downplaying the NRC.
2019-11-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Ed Sheeran performs at Gordon Ramsay's daughter's 18th B'day
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay reportedly spent almost $65,000 to have popular singer Ed Sheeran perform at his daughter Tilly's 18th birthday party.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sana Mir announces break from international cricket
Lahore, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan woman cricketer Sana Mir on Wednesday announced that she will be taking a break from international cricket in order to reset her "future objectives and targets".
2019-11-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Dramatic scenes on Raisina, as Cong 'gherao' Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Dramatic scenes were witnessed near the Shastri Bhavan just next to Parliament as Youth Congress protesters agitating the removal of Special Protection Guard cover of the Gandhis, came down in thousands to demand the security cover back
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Those objecting withdrawal of SPG can go to court: Swamy
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Supporting government's decision to withdraw SPG cover of Gandhi family, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that those having objections to this can go to court and challenge it.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Microsoft Teams platform hits 20mn daily users
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Microsoft's unified communications platform for workplace "Teams" has garnered more than 20 million daily active users, the company has said.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gehlot's EWS masterstroke outplays Mandir, J&K in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 20 (IANS) The Ram Mandir verdict and abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir seemed to have failed to make a mark in Rajasthan municipal elections but the EWS masterstroke played by the Congress government a month before elections, has certainly made an impact as Congress got a clear majority in at least 20 municipal bodies.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Two US soldiers killed in chopper crash in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 20 (IANS) Two US soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan's eastern Logar province on Wednesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support said.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Swiggy invests Rs 175 cr to set up 1,000 cloud kitchen in India
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Food delivery major Swiggy on Wednesday said it has invested Rs 175 crore over a period of two years to set up over 1,000 cloud kitchens across 14 cities for its restaurant partners through its "Swiggy Access" initiative.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Jose Mourinho appointed Tottenham Hotspur head coach
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday announced the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager. The former Chelsea and Manchester United boss has signed a contract till the end of 2022-23 season.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Yoga improves sleep, reduces lower back pain
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Yoga and physical therapy(PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, a new study suggests.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kota used only as setting for 'Mardaani 2': Director
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) "Mardaani 2" director Gopi Putran has clarified that Kota has been used as the setting for the film and that there was no intention to tarnish the reputation of the city.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Climate crisis wrongs children: Ex-Irish prez
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, believes that the climate crisis has served an injustice to poor countries and communities; it now goes further to wrong children.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
'I believe in doing things in moderation'
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Diana Penty reveals she is a "huge foodie" but also believes doing everything in moderation. In an interview with IANSlife, the "Happy Bhag Jayegi" actress gives us a peak into her lifestyle.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Katrina in Reebok's new fitness campaign
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Fitness brand Reebok on Wednesday unveiled its latest campaign on the relentless pursuit of fitness, featuring its brand ambassador, actor Katrina Kaif, in a short film.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Rabri Devi to campaign for RJD candidates in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 20 (IANS) Former Bihar Chief Minister and wife of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad, did not meet her husband in jail, but will campaign in the Jharkhand assembly polls.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
China ends anti-dumping duty on pyridine import from India
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China on Wednesday announced its decision to terminate review on anti-dumping measures over pyridine imports from India and Japan.
2019-11-20
Category: International, China,Politics
Sensex logs life-time high of 40,816, Nifty tops 12K
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) India's benchmark equity index hit record levels led by index-heavyweight Reliance Industries (RIL) -- the largest company by market cap on Tuesday surged nearly 4 per cent on the BSE after improved prospects of Jio.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Next Huawei smartphone might feature rotating selfie camera
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone giant Huawei's next smartphone could feature a rotating selfie camera, according to its filed patents in Europe which was spotted by LetsGoDigital.
2019-11-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Aaron Carter ordered to surrender guns
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Rapper Aaron Carter was ordered to surrender his guns during a hearing for a restraining order.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Gigi Hadid is back 'in touch' with Zayn Malik
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Model Gigi Hadid, who was previously romantically linked with "Bachelorette" star Tyler Cameron, is reportedly reconnecting with her former boyfriend and singer Zayn Malik.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Malinga indicates he can play beyond World T20
Abu Dhabi, Nov 20 (IANS) Veteran Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has stated that he intends to play for another two years after next year's World T20.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Visually impaired JNU students accuse police of detaining them
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The visually impaired students from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday accused the Delhi Police of illegally detaining them when they were on the way to new Police Headquarters at Jai Singh Road here. However, the Delhi police has denied the allegation, saying the students walked into the police station to handover a memorandum.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Impeachment hearings: WH slams Vindman over Trump's call
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) The White House on Wednesday slammed top Ukraine official Lt Col Alexander Vindman after he testified to an impeachment hearing that a phone call made by the US President Donald Trump to his Ukranian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky was "improper" and had left him in "shock".
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Congress to raise issue of economic slowdown in LS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Congress, in a meeting of its Lok Sabha members on Wednesday, has decided to raise the issue of economic slowdown, detention of political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir and farmers distress in the lower house.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Chewing sugar-free gum may prevent dental cavity
London, Nov 20 (IANS) To prevent your teeths from rotting, start chewing sugar-free gums, as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found some evidence that sugar-free gum could help reduce further development of dental caries (cavities) in adults and children.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Paris Jackson skipped prom to attend Metallica concert
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress-model Paris Jackson missed out on her high school prom so she could attend a Metallica concert instead.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
JLaw, hubby step out on one-month wedding anniversary
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence and her husband Cooke Maroney were spotted together on their one-month marriage anniversary.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Congress demands restoration of SPG cover to Gandhi family
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Protesting government's move to withdraw SPG security cover of Gandhi family and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Congress on Wednesday raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha and urged the government to restore special protection.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Uber Chief Product Officer Manik Gupta quits
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In a big jolt to Uber, its Chief Product Officer Manik Gupta has announced to quit the company to pursue the "next big adventure".
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kanye West buys another Wyoming property for $14 mn
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West is expanding his presence in Wyoming, US by purchasing another expensive property there.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Old Sena video slamming Rahul resurfaces amid Maha deadlock
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As Shiv Sena has promised to form government in Maharashtra in "few days" and Sharad Pawar sending mixed signals, old videos of the Thackerays and tweets by Sena have emerged that may surely embarrass the Sena-Congress-NCP formation, if not play spoilsport.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Saroj Khan to help dancers' girl child to get free education
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan, who began dancing in movies at the tender age of 10, has been named as the brand ambassador for Cine Dancers Association (CDA).
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New IBM open technology to secure firms without moving data
Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) IBM on Wednesday announced Cloud Pak for Security - an open-source technology which can search and translate security data from a variety of sources, bringing together critical security insights from across a company's multi-cloud IT environment.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Plastic not problem, it's reckless disposal is: expert
Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) The increasing use of plastic in daily life is not a problem, but it's reckless disposal by stakeholders is the real issue, claimed an industry expert.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kohli named PETA India's 2019 Person of the Year
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Team India skipper Virat Kohli has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Person of the Year for 2019.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hong Kong court extradites Punjab fugitive
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) A Hong Kong court has extradited fugitive Ramanjit Singh, alias Romi, the key conspirator in Punjab's Nabha jail break as well as several other major crimes, officials said on Wednesday.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Korea Masters: Kidambi, Sameer advance; Sourabh bows out
Gwangju (South Korea), Nov 20 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma advanced to the second round of the Korea Masters after comprehensively winning their opening round contests on Wednesday.
2019-11-20
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Badminton
When Diljit asked Gal Gadot for 'gobi wale pranthe'
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Diljit Dosanjh has never shied away from expressing his love as a fan of Hollywood personality Gal Gadot. The Punjabi star this time took to social media to ask the "Wonder Woman" actress for "gobhi ke pranthe".
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Jharkhand polls: Rebel Saryu Rai becomes opposition's cause
Ranchi, Nov 20 (IANS) Former minister turned rebel, Saryu Rai is giving jitters to the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) in Jharkhand, as the opposition is trying to make him a rallying point in its campaign strategy.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Trump impeachment: 4 witnesses cast doubt on probe request to Ukraine
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Four key witnesses testifying in the President Donald Trump impeachment inquiry have expressed varying degrees of reservations about him asking Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate the involvement of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son in business dealings there.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
At this moment, I see no reason to stop: Federer
Buenos Aires, Nov 20 (IANS) Swiss legend Roger Federer has reiterated that he has no plans of calling time on his career anytime soon.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Tennis
China slams US over Hong Kong bill
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China on Wednesday condemned the passing of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 in the US Senate.
2019-11-20
Category: International, China,Politics
US commission calls NRC 'downward trend in religious freedom'
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) A US government commission has called the National Register of Citizens (NRC) a "downward trend in religious freedom" in India amid efforts to link Assam to the Kashmir issue.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Religion
Home Guard salary scam: Senior officials arrested
Noida, Nov 20 (IANS) Four officials of the Uttar Pradesh Home Guard unit have been arrested in the salary scam case of the security force, including Divisional Commandant Ram Narayan Chaurasia, SSP Gatam Buddh Nagar confirmed.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Richa Chadha inspired by Meryl Streep
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Richa Chadha says when she saw veteran Hollywood star Meryl Streep master the Polish, Dutch and the Queen's English for three different films, the Bollywood actress was inspired.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vikram Bhatt's film with Hina Khan to release in Jan 2020
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatts "Hacked" with actress Hina Khan has been wrapped up and the film is set to release on January 31, 2020.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Post 'GoT', Emilia Clarke says 'no' to nude scenes
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Emilia Clarke said she has been pressured and coaxed to say 'yes' to nude scenes on projects following her role as Daenerys Targaryen on the "Game of Thrones", where she was occasionally seen nude.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Noah Hawley to write, direct next 'Star Trek' movie
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) "Fargo" and "Legion" creator Noah Hawley has been tapped to write and direct the next instalment of the "Star Trek" franchise.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Congress gives adjournment notice over paddy procurement
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Congress has given adjournment notice in Lok Sabha over 'purchasing of paddy from Chhattisgarh in Central Pool.'
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
DoT advisory to telcos on sharing In-building telecom infrastructure
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Telecom Ministry has asked all operators to share among themselves in-building infrastructure in all government and public buildings airports, railway stations, bus terminals and likewise to boost competition and more importantly giving consumers more choices of broadband service providers alongside also cut costs of setting up infrastructure in those same spaces clogging the area.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US Senate passes Hong Kong Human Rights Bill
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) The US Senate has unanimously passed a legislation aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong amid the ongoing unrest in the China-administered financial hub.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
IANS impact: E-FIRs responsible for Delhi crime rate
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy raised the issue of rising crime rates in the national capital, during a debate in Parliament, and said how free efiling of FIRs has made Delhi the No 1 in crime as per as the data released by the NCRB.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Akhilesh responds to Shivpal's offer with a cold silence
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) The olive branch extended by Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) President Shivpal Yadav to his estranged nephew and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has, apparently found no takers.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bosch opens Internet of Things garage in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions (RBEI) launched Internet of Things (IoT) garage in Electronic City, Bengaluru, to offer enterprises a full stack IoT implementation capability.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Home Guard salary scam: Senior officials arrested
Noida, Nov 20 (IANS) Four officials of the Uttar Pradesh Home Guard unit have been arrested in the salary scam case of the security force, including Divisional Commandant Ram Narayan Chaurasia, SSP Gatam Buddh Nagar confirmed.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sena CM-led Maha govt to be in place by Dec 1st week: Raut
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said here on Wednesday that the clouds over the government formation efforts in Maharashtra shall clear within a couple of days or so.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
A first, extraterrestrial sugar found in space rocks
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) In a first, an international team has found sugars essential to life in meteorites -- supporting the hypothesis that chemical reactions in asteroids can make some of life's ingredients.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Apple releases iOS 13.2.3 with more bug fixes
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Apple has released iOS 13.2.3, which fixes a variety of weird bugs in iPhone's Mail, Photos and Files apps and more.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Released Lynn so that we could bid for you: KKR CEO tells Yuvraj
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Following Yuvraj Singh's criticism of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for releasing Australian batsman Chris Lynn for next year's edition of the Indian Premier League, franchise CEO Venky Mysore has come out with a cheeky response to the former Indian all-rounder.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Plug-in smart speaker Amazon Echo Flex now in India
Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Amazon on Wednesday introduced the Echo Flex, a plug-in smart speaker that saves on space by plugging directly into a standard electrical outlet, in India.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Amid Maha logjam, Pawar-PM to meet in Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday afternoon in Parliament to discuss issues related to farmers distress in Maharashtra.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Twitter warns UK's Conservative Party for renaming a/c
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Micro-blogging platform Twitter has warned Britain's Conservative Party that it will take "decisive corrective action" against it if it continues to mislead the public after it temprarily renamed its Twitter handle as a fact-checking organization during a key political debate.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Technology
Davis Cup Finals: Nadal beats Khachanov; Canada enter quarters
Madrid, Nov 20 (IANS) World No. 1 Rafael Nadal helped Spain pull even against Russia at the Davis Cup Finals before countrymen Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez teamed up to clinch the Group B round-robin win in the decisive doubles match.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Female leopard that killed boy, trapped
Lakhimpur, Nov 20 (IANS) A team of officials from the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), in a joint operation with Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), caught a three-year-old female leopard that had killed a 7-year-old boy and preyed upon a few domestic cattle in Isanagar area of Lakhimpur Kheri.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Markets open on positive note
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister
Tokyo, Nov 20 (IANS) Shinzo Abe on Wednesday became the longest-serving Prime Minister in Japan's history, reaching almost eight years in power.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Google Assistant begins streaming curated audio news
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Google has introduced a new service called "Your News Update" that will let Google Assistant stream short news stories based on your interests, location, history and preferences, as well as the top news stories.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Break in petrol price surge after 6 days
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) After a rise for six consecutive days, the petrol prices did not show any increase on Wednesday and the diesel rates also remained static as the Brent crude oil rates dropped in the international market.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tyga to perform in Mumbai for the 1st time
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) American rapper Tyga will be performing here for the first time at the 13th season of Sunburn.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
David Miller to play for Hobart Hurricanes in 2019-20 BBL
Melbourne, Nov 20 (IANS) South Africa batsman David Miller has signed with the Hobart Hurricanes for the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).
2019-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Undertrial caught with lover in hotel room
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) In an interesting incident, an undertrial was caught here with his lover in a hotel room while the three constables, who were escorting him for a court hearing, were found enjoying a meal in the adjoining room.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10 farmers held in Mathura for stubble burning
Mathura, Nov 20 (IANS) About a dozen farmers have been arrested by police in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly burning crop residue in their farms in the last 10 days.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Sunni Board distances itself from AIMPLB on Ayodhya
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) The Sunni Waqf Board has said that it is distancing itself from the decision of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on the filing of a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
3 detained in Home Guard office fire case in UP
Gautam Buddha Nagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Three persons have been detained for questioning in connection with the fire in the office of the District Commandant, Home Guards, in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddha Nagar, police said.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jennifer Lee hopes to open path for more women in Disney
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Jennifer Lee became the first woman to direct a Disney animated feature film with "Frozen" in 2013, and she hopes she isn't the last.
2019-11-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Tottenham sack head coach Mauricio Pochettino
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur have relieved Mauricio Pochettino off his duties as head coach and manager.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
PSUs underspent their CSR funds by 43% in FY18
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) It seems state-run companies are either sitting over-ambitious targets for corporate social responsibility (CSR) or it's their financial compulsions that they end up spending less towards CSR.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
List of business in RS on Wednesday
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will on Wednesday table papers in the Rajya Sabha related to Maharashtra, which has been waiting for its government formation ever since its October Assembly election. Besides the Surrogacy Bill and Transgender Protection Bill will also come up for consideration.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Congress LS MPs to meet on house strategy
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Congress has called a meeting of its Lok Sabha members on Wednesday to discuss Parliament strategy. The meeting will be presided by Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) chairman Sonia Gandhi.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Business in LS on Wednesday
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) One of the key issues to feature in Wednesday's list of business in the Lok Sabha is a statement regarding the status of implementation of the recommendations/observations contained in the 50 Report of the Standing Committee besides matters related to ponzi scheme that has seen lakhs of people lose their hard earned money.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Youth Cong to protest against SPG withdrawal of Gandhi family
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Day after Congress created ruckus in Lok Sabha against the government's decision to withdraw the Special Protection Group (SPG) cover off its top leaders, especially from the Gandhi family -- that of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, the Youth Congress on Wednesday called for a march to Parliament.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Singapore trade deal to boost EU's presence in SE Asia
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) A free trade agreement that takes effect on November 21 between the European Union and Singapore will put EU-based businesses closer to one of the worlds fastest-growing consumer markets.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
UN chief spotlights partnership to fight terrorism
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the counter-terrorism partnership between the world body and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Death toll from three-bus collision in Mexico climbs to 13
Mexico City, Nov 20 (IANS) The death toll from a highway collision involving three passenger buses in central Mexico climbed to 13 .
2019-11-20
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Harry Styles rocks a '70s inspired look
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) One Direction star Harry Styles sported a seventies-inspired look in flared jeans and stripy T-shirt while flying out of New York.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ajay on working with Kajol in 'Tanhaji': Felt like home on set
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor-producer Ajay Devgn says working with wife Kajol once again on the sets of his upcoming film "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior" felt like being at home.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Naomi Campbell does not care about being relevant
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Model Naomi Campbell does not care about being relevant.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sudan agrees to delay peace talks with armed groups to Dec 10
Khartoum, Nov 20 (IANS) The Sudanese government has agreed to delay Thursday's peace talks with the armed groups to Dec. 10, after a request from the host country South Sudan, Sudan's Higher Peace Council said.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Uttar Pradesh tops chart in PDS corruption
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 807 complaints of corruption in the public distribution system (PDS) were received across the country till October 31, 2019, of which Uttar Pradesh reported maximum number of complaints, Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Raosaheb Danve-Patil has said.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vodafone in battle with IT Dept
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Vodafone India and the Income Tax Department are battling it out as Vodafone seeks refunds while the Income Tax Department is laying claim to previous demands.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Turkey threatens to "look elsewhere" if F-35 dispute continues
Ankara, Nov 20 (IANS) If the US stance on delivery of F-35 fighter jets does not change, Turkey would be forced to "look elsewhere" to meet its defense necessities, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
UN chief regrets US decision on Israeli settlements
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has regretted Washington's announcement that Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory will no longer be considered illegal.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Telangana RTC employees defer decision to call off strike
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees' strike continued for the 46th day on Tuesday as their leaders postponed the decision on it.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Shooters fail to qualify for 3 positions final
Putian (China), Nov 20 (IANS) Anjum Moudgil, Sanjeev Rajput and Akhil Sheoran failed to make the final of the 50m rifle 3 positions event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup here on Tuesday.
2019-11-20
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Saqib Saleem: Doing '83' was almost like act of fate
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Saqib Saleem wanted to be a cricketer while growing up. Now, he is giving a finishing touch to his performance in the upcoming cricket-based film "83".
2019-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Goa files review petition in SC over mining ban
Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) More than a year after mining was banned in the state by the Supreme Court in 2018, the Goa government on Tuesday filed a review petition with the apex court seeking a relook of the mining ban.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
54 nominations rejected for Karnataka by-elections
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) The Chief Electoral Officer rejected 54 nominations filed by 30 candidates for the 15 Karnataka Assembly by-elections, scheduled on December 5, after a day-long scrutiny of 355 candidatures received till Monday, an official said here on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Dhankhar refused chopper again, will go to Murshidabad by road
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) For the third time in a week, the West Bengal government has turned down Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's request for a helicopter for district visits. The Governor will now travel to Domkal in Murshidabad on Wednesday by road to inaugurate a college building.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
18.5 kg fish fetches Rs 12,000 in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) A jumbo Bhetki fish weighing 18.5 kg was caught from the Ganges in Howrah district's Uluberia on Tuesday, fetching a whopping price of Rs 12,000.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
Trinamool's Anubrata threatens to get party leaders arrested
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Controversial Trinamool Congress leader and its Birbhum district strongman Anubrata Mondal has created a political stir after publicly threatening to get two party leaders arrested on trumped up charges.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Google Stadia launches with 22 titles on Day 1
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Taking on Apple Arcade, Google on Tuesday finally launched its gaming subscription service Google Stadia with 22 games on board.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SC to begin hearing Maratha quota case on Jan 22
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court will begin hearing a batch of pleas, challenging the constitutional validity of reservation for the Marathas in education and jobs in Maharashtra, on January 22.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth may join hands
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth, the two Tamil movie megastars with political ambitions, said here on Tuesday they could join hands if needed.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
JNU stir: Teachers, students demand VC's resignation
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A day after the alleged police action against the agitating JNU students left many injured, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) and the Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Union (JNUTA) here on Tuesday attacked the JNU administration and the Delhi Police, and demanded resignation of Vice-Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
India's WC chances virtually over with 0-1 loss to Oman
Muscat (Oman), Nov 19 (IANS) India slipped to their second defeat in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday with a 0-1 loss against Oman at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Football
LS Speaker pulls up municipal bodies for skipping pollution meet
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday pulled up senior officials of the three municipal corporations in Delhi for skipping a crucial Parliamentary standing committee meeting that had been scheduled on November 15 to discuss the rising air pollution levels in the national capital.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jammu and Kashmir LG gets two new advisors
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) The government of Jammu and Kashmir issued an order on Tuesday appointing Kewal Kumar Sharma, a retired bureaucrat, and Farooq Khan, a retired IPS officer, as advisors to the Union Territory's first Lieutenant-Governor, G.C. Murmu.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Pollution debate: MPs, Ministers choose to skip House
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The much-hyped debate on air pollution in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed empty seats and vacant galleries in the House.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Trump impeachment: Key witness says he was offered Ukraine defence minister's post
New York, Nov. Nov 19 (IANS) A key witness in the impeachment hearing against US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he had been offered the post of Ukrainian Defence Minister.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
ICRA downgrades Karvy Broking to non-cooperating category
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a rare move, ratings agency ICRA has moved Karvy Stock Broking to the non-cooperating category, downgrading its ratings based on best available information.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RBI affidavit details how it was 'cheated' by scam-hit PMC Bank
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) In a detailed affidavit filed before the Bombay High Court on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has virtually admitted that it was 'cheated' by the management of the scam-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
MoEF rejects Goa's demand on Kalasa-Banduri project (2nd Lead)
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests (MoEF) has rejected the Goa government's demand to withdraw its 'go ahead' to the Karnataka water diversion project across the Mhadei river.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Hindu Mahasabha activists seek to reignite Godse issue
Bhopal, Nov 19 (IANS) The Hindu Mahasabha on Tuesday sought to reignite the Nathuram Godse bushfire by inviting Netaji Subhas Chandra Boses "grand niece" Rajyashree Choudhury to glorify him and run down the Father of the Nation at Gwalior.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Alex Marquez to join brother Marc in Honda for MotoGP season
Asaka (Japan), Nov 19 (IANS) Honda have announced Moto2 title winner Alex Marquez as replacement for triple world champion Jorge Lorenzo, who earlier announced his retirement. Alex will hence make his Moto GP debut next season alongside brother and reigning world champion Marc Marquez.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Sports,Motorsports
Mimi shares pic with mom outside Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty has left twitterati impressed by bringing her mother along on the opening day of Parliament's winter session and posting a photograph of it on social media.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Women in armed forces: SC for retrospective effect in permanent commission
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the armed forces should consider granting permanent commission to women officers in armed forces under the Short Service Commission (SSC) before March 2019. The Army has notified permanent commission to women officers, who join the forces under SSC, after March 2019.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rana Kapoor, Yes Capital & Morgan Credits sell remaining stake in Yes Bank
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Yes Bank on Tuesday informed the exchanges that Rana Kapoor and promoter entities Yes Capital and Morgan Credits have sold their remaining 0.8 per cent stake in the private lender.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Jallianwala Bagh Amendment Bill passed by voice vote
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed by voice vote the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Amendment Bill, 2019 with minor opposition from few political parties, including the Congress.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
167 Army men lost lives in Siachen in 10 years
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) As many as 167 Army personnel lost their lives in Siachen Glacier in the last 10 years due to weather-related incidents, sources said on Tuesday, a day after an avalanche killed 4 soldiers and two civilian porters there.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Wipro to develop 5G technology with Finnish varsity
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian software major Wipro has tied up with the University of Oulu in Finland to develop 5G technologies, the IT vendor said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Discussion on Surrogacy Bill inconclusive in RS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) As deliberation on Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 remained inconclusive in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, the House will take up the discussion on Wednesday. Members of the treasury bench are hopeful of getting the Bill cleared in the House on Wednesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
People should reserve Davis Cup judgment for later: Murray
Madrid, Nov 19 (IANS) Andy Murray on Tuesday defended the new format being used in the Davis Cup in Madrid and lamented that some people judged it too quickly.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Aaron Carter discharged from hospital, looks fragile
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Rapper Aaron Carter, who was reportedly admitted into a hospital, has been spotted in the public after a long time.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
IT Par panel to discuss citizens' data security on Wed
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The IT Parliamentary panel will meet on Wednesday to seek response from the Ministries of Electronics & Information Technology, Home Affairs and the Department of Atomic Energy on citizens' data security and privacy, sources said.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Jagan government to shut 40% bars in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, Nov 19 (IANS) Taking another major step towards total alcohol prohibition in Andhra Pradesh, the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government on Tuesday decided to shut down 40 per cent bars in the state.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Aaron Carter discharges from hospital, looks fragile
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Rapper Aaron Carter, who was reportedly admitted into a hospital, has been spotted in the public after a long time.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Aizawl to host Mohun Bagan in I-League 2019/20 opener
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Former champions Aizawl FC will host Mohun Bagan in the first match of the 2019/20 season of the I-League on November 30. The match will kick off at 2 p.m. while the second match of the day between Gokulam Kerala and Neroca FC in Kozhikode is scheduled for a 7 p.m. kick off.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Madhur Bhandarkar visits Lata Mangeshkar in hospital, says she is 'stable'
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar visited veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar at Mumbais Breach Candy Hospital, and he took to social media on Tuesday evening to inform that the melody queen is now "stable".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maha: Congress, NCP meet on Wednesday to finalise CMP
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) To end the logjam between the three parties on government formation in Maharashtra, the Congress and NCP leaders will be meeting on Wednesday afternoon in New Delhi where the remaining issues of the Common Minimum Programme are likely to be resolved.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Big B, Rajnikanth to add star power at IFFI opening on Nov 20
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Cine idols Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth will add star power at the inauguration of the 50th edition of International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) on November 20.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sena's pushing Aditya for CM is delaying Maha govt formation (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) As talks between the Congress and NCP continue on a Common Minimum Programme, one factor causing unease is of Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray pushing for his son Aditya Thackeray to be the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maoist area reach shrinking, violence dropped 43%: Minister
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The geographical spread of left wing extremists (LWE), or Maoists, has been shrinking and Maoist-related violence between May 2014 and April 2019 have been 43 per cent lesser as compared to the preceding five years, Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Rs 7.28L cr Mudra loans disbursed in 3 fiscals
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Rs 7.28 lakh crore loans have been disbursed to 3.27 crore marginal and small entrepreneurs, including SCs and STs, under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) in the last three financial years.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
J&K: 765 held for stone pelting, disruption since Art 370 revoked
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that 765 people had been arrested in 190 cases registered so far relating to stone pelting and law and order since the abrogation of special status for erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state on August 5.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JKB Infra partners France Rail for Indian station redevelopment
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) JKB Infrastructure has joined hands with French national railway company SNCF for the station redevelopment project of Indian Railways.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Over 18 lakh farmers covered under pension scheme
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Over 18 lakh farmers have registered under the Central government's pension scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY).
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jaya Bachchan vents ire on media for clicking pics
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan was spotted venting ire on mediapersons during a visit to fashion designer Manish Malhotra's residence on Monday in Mumbai.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bangladesh pacer banned for 5 yrs for assaulting team mate
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) Bangladesh fast bowler Shahadat Hossain was on Tuesday banned for five years by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), with two years suspended, for assaulting a team mate during a National Cricket League match.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Jio says, will be compliant with regulation on tariff
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A day after Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea announced their decision to increase tariffs, Reliance Jio on Tuesday said that it will increase telecom service charges in the next few weeks in compliance with the regulations and in a way that data consumption and digital adoption are not impacted.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Gehlot toes Rahul's line on Rafale
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Endorsing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale verdict where the Supreme Court dismissed all the petitions, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday that "within the judgment there is scope for investigation and Rahul Gandhi is valid in his demand for a JPC probe."
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra hikes subsidy for Muslim, Christian pilgrims
Amaravati, Nov 19 (IANS) Continuing the spree of welfare schemes, Andhra Pradesh's Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Tuesday enhanced the subsidy for Muslim and Christian pilgrims.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
JNU approaches HC against protesting students
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court against the students who are protesting against the fee hike, alleging "gross violation" of the previous high court order.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress govt helped curb air pollution in Delhi: Sonia
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi is fighting its worst pollution menace with air quality plummeting to severe levels in November, interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Rana Kapoor, other promoters sell remaining stake in Yes Bank
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Yes Bank on Tuesday informed the exchanges that Rana Kapoor and promoter entities Yes Capital and Morgan Credits have sold their remaining 0.8 per cent stakes in the company.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Twelve hurt in Trinamool-BJP clashes in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Twelve people, including few women, were injured in a clash between West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in the Howrah district, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Haldiram's, Vedanta among bidders for Videocon Industries
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) firm Haldiram's and the Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Group are among the bidders who have submitted their expressions of interest (EoI) to acquire the debt-ridden companies of the Videocon Group.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vikrant Massey: We are not doing enough to stop acid attacks
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vikrant Massey plays a pivotal role in the Deepika Padukone-starrer "Chhapaak", which is based on the real-life story of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Five reasons to watch historic pink ball D/N Test
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Eden Gardens will host India's first ever day-night Test match as the second match of the ongoing series against Bangladesh starts on November 22.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Gehlot toes Rahul's line on Rafael
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Endorsing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on the Rafael verdict where the Supreme Court dismissed all the petitions, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday that "within the judgment there is scope for investigation and Rahul Gandhi is valid in his demand for a JPC probe."
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Next Doklam could be in Arunachal, warns MP
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Even as China objected to the visit of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to Arunachal Pradesh, a BJP member from the state told Parliament that China has encroached on around 60 km of the state's land and warned that the next Doklam could happen in the northeastern state.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation against Assange
Copenhagen, Nov 19 (IANS) Sweden has dropped the investigation into the alleged rape involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Denmark,Politics
New Sri Lankan President to visit India on Nov 29
Colombo, Nov 19 (IANS) Newly sworn-in Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is to visit India on November 29.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy
Maha logjam: NCP working on rotational CM formula with Sena
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party, engaged in talks with the Congress to forge an alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra to form government, is working on a formula of rotational chief minister, party sources said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ajay Devgn is a generous actor: Saif Ali Khan
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan is back working with Ajay Devgn in "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior", and he describes his co-star as a generous actor and one of the few friends he has in the industry.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RBI affidavit details how it was 'fooled' by scam-hit PMC Bank
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) In a detailed affidavit filed before the Bombay High Court on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has virtually admitted that it was 'fooled' by the management of the scam-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Foodies back biryani emoticon campaign on Twitter
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A petition started last week by a music channel on getting an emoticon for 'biryani' made Twitterati offering their support to the campaign.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
SC says can't be blamed for delay in deciding J&K curbs
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear that it cannot be blamed for any delay in adjudicating restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was trying its best and seeking updates on the status on aspects such as the status of public transport there.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
MoEF rejects Goa's demand on Kalasa-Banduri project
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests has rejected the Goa government's demand to withdraw its 'go ahead' to the Karnataka water diversion project across the Mhadei river.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Government listing sex offenders in digital database: Irani
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a bid to ensure women and child safety and security in the country, Union Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday said the government has begun listing all sexual offenders in a digital database.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
India committed to free, open South China Sea: Rajnath
Singapore, Nov 19 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh here on Tuesday met Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat and said India was committed to an open and free South China Sea.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Singapore,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Sushmita Sen gets birthday wishes from fans on Twitter
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Twitter users on Tuesday wished Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen on her 44th birthday, with some listing her achivements and posting throwback pictures of her winning the Miss Universe crown in 1994.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Irshad Kamil pens song for young singer Shyamoli Sanghi
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Lyricist Irshad Kamil, popular for his work in films such as "Jab We Met", "Rockstar" and "Aashiqui 2", has penned a song for young singer Shyamoli Sanghi.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Emraan Hashmi: 'Serial Kisser' tag not upsetting but irritating
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Soon after he shot to Bollywood stardom with "Murder" in 2004, Emraan Hashmi acquired the tag of 'Serial Kisser, for his tendency to pucker up on screen with his heroines. It took him several films to get rid of the image, and Emraan today finds it "irritating" when people narrow down his efforts as a performer to that "one element".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shun opportunistic politics: Namal Rajapaksa tells TN parties
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka MP and nephew of newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Namal Rajapaksa, has urged Tamil Nadu politicians to shun opportunistic politics and behave responsibly for the betterment of Lankan Tamils.
2019-11-19
Category: International, India,National,Politics
Zomato denies merger talks with rival Swiggy
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) As merger reports of Bengaluru-based Swiggy and Gurugram-based Zomato -- two biggest players in the burgeoning online food delivery market -- resurfaced, Deepinder Goyal-led Zomato on Tuesday refuted reports, saying they are not in talks with anyone.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jio joins Airtel, Vodafone Idea in raising telecom tariffs
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A day after Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea announced their decision to increase tariffs, Reliance Jio on Tuesday said that it will increase telecom service charges in the next few weeks, among other measures.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pak man jailed for 10 yrs for plotting Dutch MP's murder
The Hague, Nov 19 (IANS) A Dutch court sentenced a Pakistani man to 10 years imprisonment on Monday for plotting the assassination of Dutch MP Geert Wilders.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Lanka Prez Rajapaksa accepts invite to visit India
New Delhi/Colombo, Nov 19 (IANS) With Sri Lanka's newly sworn-in President Gotabaya Rajapaksa accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite to visit India, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar is on a visit to the island nation.
2019-11-19
Category: International, India,Diplomacy
Ankit Siwach: I want to nurture myself as a fearless actor
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Ankit Siwach wants to nurture himself as a fearless actor.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Next Sri Lanka govt to be formed this week
Colombo, Nov 19 (IANS) Formation of a new government in Sri Lanka will be decided this week after the Prime Minister, Opposition leader and other party leaders finalise their decision on the three choices they have agreed on, the Speaker's Office announced on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Prex expresses concern on air pollution in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed concern over the air pollution in Delhi and neighbouring areas and said that days of smog sometimes give the feeling of doomsday scenario being fast forwarded.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Farmers use JCB to kill aged bull, Maha police books 2
Pune, Nov 19 (IANS) The Maharashtra Police on Tuesday booked two absconding persons in connection with the brutal killing of an aged and sick bull by a JCB last month, an official said here.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Karnataka to spur state startups in export markets
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) The IT, BT (biotechnology) and S&T (science and technology) department of Karnataka launched the Global Innovation Alliances Market Access Program (GIAMAP) at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019 on Tuesday, to help startups enter new markets.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
D/N Test: Buzz at Eden Gardens unmistakable as D-day approaches
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The Indian and Bangladeshi players stayed indoors after landing, and India head coach Ravi Shastri had to change his initial plan of dropping by at the Eden Gardens due to a delayed flight. But the buzz at historic ground was unmistakable on Tuesday as preparations were in full swing two days ahead of India's first-ever Day-Night Test.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
BJP trying to divide Bengal on NRC, CAB: Mamata
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Ruling out any scope for the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) or any National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the BJP, without naming it, of trying to divide the people of the state on the twin issues.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Verma slams Delhi CM for doing politics on air pollution
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from West Delhi Parvesh Verma here on Tuesday criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for doing politics in the name of air pollution and shifting the blame on Haryana, Punjab and UP governments for their failure in stopping stubble burning.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Pakistan writes sixth letter to UN over Kashmir
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has written another letter to the UN Secretary General and the President of the UN Security Council to draw their attention towards the "situation of Kashmir".
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Hero Electric announces 4th edition of SuperSikh Run
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Hero Electric on Tuesday announced the fourth edition of One Race SuperSikh Run to promote Humanitarian Values and the concept of 'Sewa. Founded on four pillars - Sewa, Environment, Learning, Fitness (SELF), the SuperSikh Run is a celebration of humanity and an eco-friendly environment.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Tewari suggests statutory panel on pollution
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday suggested creating a statutory committee of Parliament to look into issues related to air pollution and climate change, saying its work should be placed before the two Houses every session.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Haryana govt mulls allowing Ram Rahim-Honeypreet meeting
Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Haryana seems to be inclined to allow Honeypreet Insan, accused in the Panchkula violence, to meet jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted in 2017 for raping two of his disciples and is now seeking parole.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National
World Toilet Day: Twitterati highlight achievements, to-do list
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) With people across the world observing World Toilet Day on Tuesday, Twitter users too posted comments on what all had been done on the issue of open defecation so far, whereas a few had a humorous take on the serious matter.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Raj civic polls: Congress sweeps 961 seats, BJP wins 737
Jaipur, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday secured a clear edge over its political rivals in Rajasthan as its 961 candidates won from 2,105 wards in local body polls held in 49 civic units in 24 districts.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Construction of Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium completed
Tokyo, Nov 19 (IANS) Japans new National Stadium, the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games main venue, has been completed a month before its official inauguration, the Japan Sport Council said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Investor outreach for Air India sale on: Minister Puri
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Making forward movement on Air India disinvestment, the government is meeting potential investors to sell off almost its entire equity stake in the national carrier.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
D/N Test: Team India arrives in Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The Indian team has arrived in Kolkata for the second Test against Bangladesh, which will be the first time ever that they will be playing a day-night Test match. The match will be played from November 22 to 26.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Skymet predicts winter conditions after Nov 25
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Back-to-back western disturbances around November 25 are likely to see the winters strengthen, and minimum temperatures are likely to drop, according to Skymet Weather forecast.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
No differences with government: Pakistan Army
Karachi, Nov 19 (IANS) Amid speculation that Pakistan's military and the Imran Khan government are at loggerheads, the Pakistan Army has said that there are no differences between the civil and military leadership.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
PMC Bank scam: RBI says progressively relaxing withdrawal limit
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Amid protests by over 200 depositors of Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank Ltd, the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday filed its affidavit in the matter before the Bombay High Court, a lawyer said.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tata Steel to cut up to 3,000 jobs in Europe
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Tata Steel has said that it would reduce its work force in Europe by upto 3,000 employees, in a bid to lower the company's employee cost as part of its transformation measures.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
JNU protest: Delhi police file two FIRs
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi Police on Tuesday registered two FIRs against JNU students who clashed with the police during the protest march against the hostel fee hike on Monday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
Football Delhi launches Academy Accreditation and Licensing System
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a bid to improve football, professionalise the set-up and to reach out to every stakeholder in the Delhi and NCR region, Football Delhi becomes the first State-level Football Association in India to implement the Academy Accreditation and Licensing System.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Spotify focuses on localisation for India with podcasts
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) To engage more Indian listeners, Swedish music streaming giant Spotify on Tuesday announced first instalment of original podcasts for India.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Jonty Rhodes to train youngsters on Boostcamp
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Boost, one of GSKs leading brands in the Health Food Drinks category, has collaborated with renowned international player Jonty Rhodes to train sports enthusiasts on its online platform Boostcamp. Through this platform, sports enthusiasts are trained by their cricketing heroes about various facets of sports.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Leonardo DiCaprio posts about 'unsafe' air in Delhi
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Hollywood star and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio gave a push for safe air in Delhi by posting online about the "hazardous pollution levels" in the Indian city.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Facebook receives 5 lakh revenge porn complaints monthly
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook, which also owns popular apps Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp, reportedly assesses about 5 lakh reports of revenge porn per month.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Radiation from CT scans increases thyroid cancer risk
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that exposure to radiation from CT scans is associated with higher risks of developing thyroid cancer and leukemia, but according to health experts here, the probability of CT scans inducing cancers is very minimal.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ecological connectivity to be focus of UN meet on wildlife
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The theme of a major UN wildlife conference dedicated to migratory species in India early next year will be 'Migratory species connect the planet and together we welcome them home', it was announced in Bonn on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Gehlot criticises BJP's hatred for Nehru
Jaipur, Nov 19 (IANS) Criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hostility towards Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said here on Tuesday, "Their (BJP leaders') blood pressure shoots up just on the mention of the first Prime Minister's name."
2019-11-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Pakistan restores postal service to India
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan has restored the postal service to India after a suspension of over three months.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Infosys is Karnataka IT Ratna for topping Rs 10,000 cr exports
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Software giant Infosys has been recognised as the IT Ratna of Karnataka at the Benglauru Tech Summit 2019 for IT exports by the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI).
2019-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Festive boost: Oct vehicle registration up 4%
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a positive sign for the auto industry, vehicle registration in October rose by 4 per cent on year-on-year basis, largely on the back of festival demand, showed the data released by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA).
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kamal Haasan receives honorary doctorate at Odisha varsity
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan was on Tuesday conferred an honorary doctorate by Odisha's Centurion University of Technology and Management for his contribution to cinema.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Bowling in blind spot key to dismissing Smith: Misbah
Brisbane (Australia), Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq said that pitching the ball consistently on the blind spot or near the top of the off stump would be key to dismissing Australian stalwart Steve Smith.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka's tribute to Indira with throwback picture
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday paid rich tributes to her grandmother and India's first and only woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary with a throwback picture of the two.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fire breaks out in paper factory in north Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A major fire broke out on Tuesday in a paper factory in Bakoli area near Alipur in North Delhi, an official of Delhi Fire Service said.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress legislator in Kerala roughed up by police
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress legislator Shafi Parambil was on Tuesday roughed up by the Kerala police here when he was trying to calm down activists of the student wing of the Congress, the Kerala Students Union (KSU).
2019-11-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Coast Guard tows fishing boat to safety off TN coast
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) The Coast Guard on Tuesday said its vessel had towed back to safety a stranded fishing boat with six crew off Tamil Nadu.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google unveils Cloud Acceleration Programme for SAP customers
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced a new Cloud Acceleration Programme for enterprises who run their businesses on SAP and are increasingly looking to the cloud to support their mission-critical workloads.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Remove passport must condition for Kartarpur visit: Sukhbir
Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday asked Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to waive the requirement of passport identification to access the Kartarpur Corridor, besides asking him to do away with the $20 service fee being levied on the pilgrims.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, Zoe Saldana soak in Dubai spirit
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) Hollywood stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson and Zoe Saldana were spotted soaking in the Dubai spirit at different authentic locations of the emirate.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Touching the heart, going to the soul
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) At the last minute, we decide to change the venue of the interview and have a conversation walking the serpentine lanes of Nizamuddin basti. After all, for writer Amandeep Sandhu, it is important to touch the heart of a place, to go to its soul.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
LG patents handset with extendable display
Seoul, Nov 19 (IANS) South Korea-based LG has patented a new handset with extendable display that doubles the screen surface. The patent has been registered with the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) and was published on November 15 with some sketches.
2019-11-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'Hope to boost motorsports accessibility with XI Racing League'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The rise of leagues for a variety of sports in India over the past decade has been part of the ripples created by the Indian Premier League (IPL). In the years since the first IPL season was played, leagues have emerged for football, kabaddi, badminton, volleyball, table tennis, among others, all with varying degrees of success.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Will march to Parliament 10 times if demands not met: JNUSU
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A day after their march to Parliament was stopped by police amid violent scenes, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union on Tuesday said the students are ready to undertake a march to parliament "10 times" if their demands are not met.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Christian journalist persecuted, resigns in Pakistan
Lahore, Nov 19 (IANS) In yet another incident of religious intolerance in Pakistan, a Christian journalist quit Dunya News after she was allegedly persecuted for her faith by co-workers and insulted for not converting to Islam after marrying a Muslim, media reports said.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Lenovo launches new ThinkBook laptops dedicated to SMBs
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Lenovo India on Tuesday launched ThinkBook -- a new sub-brand dedicated to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the country.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Fan shares throwback pic of little Bebo and Big B
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A fan of Amitabh Bachchan has shared a black-and-white picture from the superstar's younger days on Twitter, where Big B is seen holding a child in his arms, while he and his wife Jaya Bachchan are surrounded by many other kids.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google removes anti-India mobile app
Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) Acceding to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's demand, IT giant Google has removed the secessionist, anti-India mobile application '2020 Sikh Referendum' from its Play Store, state officials said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology,Terrorism
Winner announced by lottery system in Rajasthan civic polls
Jaipur, Nov 19 (IANS) An interesting scene was witnessed in Rajasthan's Suratgarh during counting in the civic elections on Tuesday when a lottery system was used to decide the winner between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress candidates.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Aayush to Arpita: Best part is having you by my side
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) As they completed five years of marital bliss, Salman Khan's brother-in-law Aayush Sharma shared a romantic note for his wife Arpita.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP, AIMIM hit back at Mamata for 'minority extremism' jibe
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee warned the people against "minority extremism", the AIMIM on Tuesday gave a sharp rebuttal saying the Muslims in her state have one of the worst human development indicators.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Infidelity is natural: Director Tigmanshu Dhulia
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia, who is coming up with the web show "Out Of Love", which deals with infidelity, shared his views on the subject, saying it's natural.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cong should back BJP rather than Sena in M'rashtra: HDK
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister and JD-S president H.D. Kumaraswamy has favoured the Congress supporting the BJP in forming the new government in Maharashtra rather than aligning with the Shiv Sena, which is a hardcore Hindutva party, an official said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Australia coach Langer throws weight behind Warner
Brisbane, Nov 19 (IANS) Australia coach Justin Langer has reckoned opener David Warner will put his bad form in the Ashes this year behind him in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan. Warner had a horrible outing during the Ashes campaign this year as he managed just 95 runs at an average of 9.5 from five games.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Kris Jenner fears Caitlyn will reveal Kardashian family secrets
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Reality TV personality Kris Jenner is "running scared" that closely guarded family secrets will be spilled on "Im A Celebrity" by Caitlyn Jenner.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistan has found a 'tagda' bowler: Akhtar on Naseem
Lahore, Nov 19 (IANS) Sixteen-year-old Naseem Shah has been in the limelight for his skills and is likely to make his debut in the first Test against Australia at Brisbane. He impressed everyone with his ability to move the ball at a brisk clip owing to which he is generating tremendous interest ahead of the series. Talking about him, former bowling great Shoaib Akhtar lauded Naseem and compared his temperament to Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Gillette launches campaign on Men's Day with army veteran
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Razor brand Gillette has launched a campaign titled #ShavingStereotypes, which features real life hero Lt Col Manoj Kumar Sinha, SM (Retd), an army veteran who suffered a deadly bullet wound in his line of duty in 2000.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Scuffle between media, JNU students during presser
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A scuffle broke out between some TV media persons and JNU students during a press conference held on the campus on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Media,Politics
Soups can save you from malaria: Study
London, Nov 19 (IANS) To fight against malaria, home made soups might help as researchers have found that some of the soup recipes have anti-malarial properties.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
J&K RS MP demands release of political leaders
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Rajya Sabha Member Mir Mohammad Fayaz in a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday demanded the release of all political leaders, including three former Chief Ministers -- Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Facebook quietly rolls out meme-making app 'Whale'
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook has quietly rolled out a meme-making app called 'Whale' on the Canadian App Store that may come to other markets including in India later.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sensex ends 185 pts higher, RIL up 3.5%, SBI 2%
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty closed nearly 0.50 per cent higher on Tuesday led by index heavyweights. Reliance Industries gained 3.59 per cent, State Bank of India nearly 2 per cent and HDFC Bank by 1 per cent.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Twitterati wishes Zeenat Aman on her birthday
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Bollywood diva Zeenat Aman turned 68 on Tuesday and countless fans took to the Twitter to wish her on her birthday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Disney Plus may arrive in India post IPL 2020
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Disney's video on-demand streaming service Disney Plus (Disney+) may arrive in India in the second half of 2020, post the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Vardhan Puri's debut film gets new release date again
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) The release date of "Yeh Saali Aashiqui", which will launch late actor Amrish Puri's grandson Vardhan Puri, has been shifted for the second time. The film will now release on November 29.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Golden Chariot train to commence service from March next year
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The luxurious Golden Chariot train will start plying from March next year, Indian Railways said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Vivo captures record 22.5% share in India in September
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Chinese handset maker Vivo on Tuesday announced it has recorded its highest-ever market share of 22.5 per cent in terms of value, and 21.4 per cent in terms of volume, in September 2019.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
4 JeM associates arrested in Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Four associates of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), who were responsible for carrying out a blast in south Kashmir's Pulwama district in July, were arrested, police said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
GST portal stops working, returnees gripe on Twitter
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) With only a day left for the deadline to file the monthly GST Return Form 3B, the GST portal stopped working, forcing hassled taxpayers to gripe over the issue on Twitter.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Celestial dance of two Neptune moons amazes twitterati
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A celestial dance of two moons of Neptune to avoid collision with each other has spurred the interest of Twitter users, who are clearly fascinated by the astronomical phenomenon.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
D/N Test: 'Pink balls have been hand stitched to aid reverse swing'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The amount of reverse swing that the SG pink ball will aid has been a burning question ever since it was announced that India will play its maiden Day-Night Test against Bangladesh at the historic Eden Gardens from November 22. The likes of Mohammed Shami are known to use the reverse swing as one of their most potent weapons and the pink balls for the Day-Night Test have been prepared keeping that in mind.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Terror funding: ED takes possession of 7 J&K properties
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Over three months after the Centre abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the Enforcement Directorate took possession of seven properties attached in connection with its probe into a terror-funding case involving Hizb-u Mujahideen (HuM) chief Syed Salahuddin and others.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Better stadium facilities needed apart from pink ball: Dravid
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Former India captain and National Cricket Academy chief Rahul Dravid said that while the pink ball Test will attract crowds to the stadium, it is only one of many things that need to be done to truly rejuvenate stadium attendances for the traditional form of the game in the country.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Paswan wades into Delhi water war with AAP
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Amid the raging water war in Delhi and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party questioning the report that found Delhi water to be of bad quality, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday tweeted details of the 11 places from where the water samples were collected.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
728 OSC centres to deal crime against women: MHA to LS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A total of 728 One Stop Centres (OSCs) have been approved by the government to assist women affected by violence and and 2.27 lakh women have been benefited by these centres across the country so far, Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Healthy diet can lower risk of hearing loss: Study
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that eating a healthy diet may reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sisters' killings: Cong for Shah help to unmask Left 'plot'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a surprise move, the Congress has sought intervention of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to initiate a CBI probe into the sensational murder of two Dalit sisters in which the accused were allegedly shielded by the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Yogi orders probe in fire in UP home guard office
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken a serious view of the fire in the home guard office in Gautam Buddha Nagar and has directed a probe into the incident.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rishi Kapoor remembers Dara Singh on his birthday
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Rishi Kapoor has paid his respect to the late Dara Singh on his birth anniversary and described him as the "most humblest, kind and affectionate man on planet Earth".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Breathing in Delhi-NCR 'huge risk' for healthy lungs: Experts
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) If you live in the Delhi-NCR region, do not smoke, have no history of any respiratory illness and love to jog daily in the morning without worrying about your lung health, take this seriously as air pollution in your neighbourhood is equal to smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day on average, health experts warned on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vodafone Idea shares on the BSE up 30%
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Vodafone Idea (VIL) shares on the BSE jumped as much as 30 per cent to Rs 5.85 a share during the last hour of trade on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi prime property prices up 4% in July-September: Report
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The average prices of prime properties in the capital witnessed a 4.4 per cent growth in the July-September quarter of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by Knight Frank.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MoEF rejects Goa's demand on Kalasa-Banduri project
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests has rejected Goa government's demand seeking withdrawal of a letter issued by the central ministry giving a go ahead to Karnataka's controversial water diversion project at Kalasa-Banduri across the Mhadei river.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Is your 'macho' image hindering your grooming routine
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Men approach health and self-care differently than the fairer sex; but do popular cultural images of the tall-dark and handsome man impact how they groom themselves? Wellness experts say yes.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tension in BHU after Savarkar's photo defaced
Varanasi, Nov 19 (IANS) Tension prevailed on the campus of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Tuesday after a photograph of nationalist leader Veer Savarkar was defaced.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mandira Bedi: Society looked differently at me for delaying my pregnancy
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Mandira Bedi, who is also an entrepreneur and fitness enthusiast, says society always judges a woman if she has a successful career after marriage and motherhood.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sonia meets senior leaders on Maharashtra govt formation
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi held a meeting with senior party leaders A.K. Antony, Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and K.C. Venugopal on Tuesday as the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP closed in on a deal for government formation in Maharashtra with the issue of power sharing among the three parties being resolved within.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian telecom firms' foreign partners hit by AGR fallout
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court ruling on adjusted gross revenue (AGR) has not just hit the Indian telecom firms hard, but has eroded the profits of their foreign partners as well, with the latest casualty being Airtel's joint venture (JV) partner Singtel.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
15.65 lakh cases pending in Odisha courts
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) As many as 15.65 lakh cases are pending in different courts in Odisha, Law Minister Pratap Jena said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sabarimala Day 3: Now 12-year-old turned away
Sabarimala, Nov 19 (IANS) The Kerala Police on Tuesday did not allow a 12-year-old girl from Pondicherry to pray at famed Lord Ayappa shrine here at the Sabarimala temple. Despite cries and wails from the young girl and pleadings from the father, the police told them "rules and traditions of the temple do not allow entry of women in the age group 10 to 50".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Investors lap up PSU banks stocks, index up 4.5%
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Strong buying interest was seen in the PSU banks stocks on Tuesday. While the Nifty PSU Bank index was up over 4.5 per cent, sharp gains were seen particularly in Oriental Bank of Commerce, up 19 per cent and Syndicate Bank, up 15 per cent.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Amitabh Bachchan: Life a continuous repair job
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Life never gives up and urges one to never give up easily. Thats the quality of life, says Amitabh Bachchan.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ajay Devgn piques fan curiosity with 'Tanhaji' trailer & its release time
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Ajay Devgn launched the trailer of his ambitious upcoming period drama "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior" at 1.47 pm on Tuesday. While slices of violence in the trailer suggest the film may not be for the fainthearted, actor-producer Ajay certainly has piqued public curiosity with his very specific release time of the promo clip.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Beer ads influence underage drinking: Study
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Advertising budgets and strategies used by beer companies appear to influence underage drinking, suggests a new study.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Need 100 births to understand what Pawar says: Sanjay Raut
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said: "It needs 100 births" to understand what Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar says.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rae Bareli coach factory gets humanoid robot
Rae Bareli, Nov 19 (IANS) The modern railway coach factory here in Uttar Pradesh will be using a humanoid robot 'Sona 1.5' to transport documents from one place to another.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Only 11% brands can effectively use customer data: Study
Redwood Shores (California), Nov 19 (IANS) Most brands are struggling to create a unified view of customers and a dismal 11 per cent of them can effectively use a wide variety of data types in a unified customer profile to personalise experiences, provide a consistent experience across channels and generally improve customer lifetime value and other business outcomes, a study said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Technology
D/N Test: 'Shastri, Domingo scheduled to head to Eden from airport'
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) India coach Ravi Shastri and Bangladesh counterpart Russell Domingo are likely to visit Eden Gardens after landing in the city for both India and Bangladesh's first-ever Day-Night Test, starting from Friday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Shops reopen in Kashmir post-Art 370 abrogation
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) For the first time since Article 370 was scrapped on August 5, most shops in Kashmir opened through the day.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
War of words between Govt-opposition in Kerala Assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly on Tuesday witnessed an angry exchange of words between the treasury and opposition benches besides trading of charges against each another.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Why your grandma hates wearing fitness band in the park
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) If your grandmother does not like to wear a fitness band or a smart watch, there are deeper reasons than just being tech-savvy. According to researchers, older adults wish to remain active together in a group, not competing with their peers while being in the park.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lata Mangeshkar is 'much better'
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar, who has been hospitalised for viral chest congestion, is doing "much better".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Global economy will remain fragile in 2020: Moody's
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Global credit conditions in 2020 will weaken as a result of growing risks of an economic downturn, trade policy uncertainty and the effects of an unpredictable political and geo-political environment, Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tulsi Kumar, Mika recreate hit song 'Ankhiyon se goli maare'
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) After recreating old hit songs like "Shehar ki ladki", "O saki saki" and "Dilbar", singer Tulsi Kumar is back again with another recreation. She along with Mika have created a new version of the Govinda-Raveena Tandon hit song "Ankhiyon se goli maare", from the 1998 film, "Dulhe Raja".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yet to see best of Babar Azam: Ponting
Brisbane, Nov 19 (IANS) With Pakistan set to challenge Australia in a two-Tests series starting Thursday, former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting believes that Babar Azam could be a threat for the home team as the World Cup-winning skipper feels that Babar is yet to play to potential.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Facebook partners WCD Ministry to boost digital literacy
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a bid to make social networking secure and safe for women and children, Facebook on Tuesday announced several initiatives to accelerate digital literacy efforts in India.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Ghani, Pompeo discuss Haqqani militants' release
Kabul, Nov 19 (IANS) Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani held separate telephone talks with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien and exchanged views on the release of Haqqani leaders, Presidential Palace said in a statement on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
15 foreign banks keen to open branch in India
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India could have more foreign banks soon as in the case of other Asian countries like China, Singapore and Hong Kong with 15 overseas banks have been in touch with the Central Bank, to open branches in the country.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kylie sells stake in her cosmetics company for $600 mn
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Reality TV star and make-up mogul Kylie Jenner will sell the majority of her cosmetics company for $600 million.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Is NewSpace India on the rise while Antrix Corporation wanes?
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) With NewSpace India Ltd bagging the contract for the launch of 13 nano satellites from the US, the question that begs an answer - is it going to be curtains for Antrix Corporation Ltd?
2019-11-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Science/Tech
Shivpal again extends olive branch to Akhilesh
Etawah, Nov 19 (IANS) Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) chief Shivpal Singh Yadav on Tuesday said if the family came together on the 81st birthday of party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, it would be a biggest gift for him.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Assamese film 'Aamis' gets a novel release plan
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Bhaskar Hazarikas Assamese film "Aamis" will release on November 22 with a unique release strategy.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
HC clarification on order denying bail to Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday clarified that the controversial paragraphs pertaining to the judgement of the court denying bail to P. Chidambaram contain facts relating to the case of lawyer Rohit Tandon and not of the senior Congress leader.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Twitter war rages over JNU protest
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A day after scores of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students were injured or detained during their protest against hostel fee hike here, the issue trended on Twitter on Tuesday, with strong reactions from both supporters and those opposed to them.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Is NDA legitimate, asks Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Two days after it was unceremoniously ejected from the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday raised serious questions on the very legitimacy of the NDA.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Discouraging words from robot players do hurt gamers
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Not just from fellow participants, discouraging words coming from humanoid robots like "you are a terrible player" during the play hurt gamers the most and impair their game, reveal new research from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) presented at Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) conference in New Delhi.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Frozen II': A typical family entertainer (IANS Review; Rating: ***)
"Frozen II"; Voice Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Sterling K. Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton; Direction: Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee; Rating: *** (three stars)
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sonam, Rhea having fun time in LA
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Sisters Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Rhea Kapoor are currently vacationing in Los Angeles, and it seems they are having a lot of fun together.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Fire in UP home guard office destroys salary muster rolls
Gautam Buddh Nagar, Nov 19 (IANS) A fire broke out early Tuesday at the District Commandant Home Guard Office in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar, police said.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Turkish, B'deshi cybercriminals held for hacking ATMs
Agartala, Nov 19 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, West Bengal police based on the inputs of Tripura police, on Tuesday arrested two Turkish and two Bangladeshi nationals in connection with the stealing of huge amounts of cash from ATMs by ATM-cloning devices installed in the state capital, police said.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Only in-principle decision on opening of pubs: Kerala Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) A Kerala Minister revealed that only an in-principle decision has been taken for opening of pubs in the state.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Muslim litigants support AIMPLB on Ayodhya review plea
Ayodhya, Nov 19 (IANS) After the All India Muslim Personal Law Board decided to file a review petition against the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, three more Muslim litigants from Ayodhya announced support for the AIMPLB in its move to file a review plea.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Ex-Haryana Congress chief Tanwar to float new party
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar has decided to float a new political outfit before the assembly elections in Delhi. The proposed outfit, whose name has not been finalized yet, will take up key issues such as 'Delhi bachao, desh bachao' from next month.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Meet time travellers at Foxconn's Sri City plant for Xiaomi
Sri City (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 19 (IANS) The moment you enter a production line at Foxconn's 30-acre manufacturing facility dedicated to Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi at Sri City here, you encounter a world without men.
2019-11-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Technology
Kriti Kharbanda 'dating' Pulkit Samrat
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Kriti Kharbanda and actor Pulkit Samrat have been in news for their rumoured relationship. The actress now confirms that she is indeed dating the "Fukrey" star and would want her parents to know about it first.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nur-Sultan to host India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan, has been chosen to host India-Pakistan's Davis Cup tie to be played on November 29-30.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Tinder introduces 'Festival Mode' in India
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Location-based dating service major Tinder on Tuesday announced the launch of a new unique in-app user experience "Festival Mode" in India.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Tiger Shroff flaunts bis big biceps from 'Baaghi 3' set
Belgrade, Nov 19 (IANS) Tiger Shroff is not new to showcasing his well-chiselled body. The actor in a new photograph is seen flaunting his big biceps as he shoots for the third installment of "Baaghi" in Serbia.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hubby Ranveer is Deepika Padukone's 'super drug'
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Star couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have never shied away from flaunting their love for each other on social media. The actress on Tuesday called her husband a "super drug".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jasmin Bhasin is eating healthy for 'Naagin 4'
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) "Dil Se Dil Tak" actress Jasmin Bhasin is doing everything to look like a "nice and hot naagin" in the latest part of the hit supernatural series "Naagin". To nail the character, she says she has to stop eating butter chicken and pizzas.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
AAP dares Paswan to get Delhi water tested by neutral agency
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Raising doubts over the report of a central agency on tap water in Delhi, senior Aam Aadmi party leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh has dared Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan to engage an independent agency for testing the water quality, claiming that the Jal Shakti ministry, another central government department, had endorsed the quality standards of piped water supplied in Delhi.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
14 Taliban militants killed in Afghan air strike
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Nov 19 (IANS) At least 14 Taliban militants, including a militants' divisional commander, were killed in an air strike carried out by Afghan Air Force in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, police said.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Afghanistan,Politics
Congress, DMK stage walkout from LS over Gandhis SPG cover
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday staged walkout from the Lok Sabha over withdrawal of SPG security of Gandhi family, accusing government of doing politics in the name of security.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
World's top equestrians to take part in second Equitana Auckland
Auckland, Nov 19 (IANS) All-time eventing great Mark Todd will lead some of the world's best equestrians to take part in the second biennial Equitana Auckland to be held from November 21-24.
2019-11-19
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Other Sports
Dad Bishan Singh trains Angad for 'Inside Edge 2'
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor Angad Bedi has been trained by his father and former Indian cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi for his role in the upcoming web show "Inside Edge 2".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress defers its public rally on economic slowdown
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress has deferred its public rally proposed on November 30 to December 14 due to ongoing winter session of Parliament. The rally was to be held in the national capital against the looming economic crisis and slowdown.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Old promise in new bottle: Kejriwal re-issues water promise?
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In Delhi's battle royale over clean water, Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has a new ammunition in its arsenal to target Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal - two comments of the AAP national convenor.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Each time in front of camera is different experience: Bhuvan Bam
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Popular YouTuber BB Ki Vines aka Bhuvan Bams latest song "Ajnabee" was an instant hit and managed to climb to number 3 of Global Apple Music in no time.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm over JNU, Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The day two of the 250th session of Rajya Sabha witnessed uproar over alleged police action against protesting JNU students and detention of political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, forcing the House chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to adjourn the proceedings till 2 P.M. on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tendulkar bats for brain development in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar paid a three-day visit here to raise awareness for the UNICEF Nepal's 'Bat for Brain Development' campaign.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Cricket
'The Crown' S3: Royal rush returns (IANS Review; Rating: ***1/2)
"The Crown" Season 3 (Netflix series); Cast: Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, Tobias Menzies; Direction: Benjamin Caron, Christian Schwochow, Jessica Hobbs & Sam Donovan; Rating: *** & 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2019-11-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Dhawan, Kohli react to Rahane's pink ball photo
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan and captain Virat Kohli were involved in a banter after the Test Vice Captain posted a picture of himself with the pink ball on social media.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Jharkhand polls: BJP has most 'crorepati' candidates
Ranchi, Nov 19 (IANS) In the first phase of Assembly polls in Jharkhand scheduled to take place on November 30, the highest number of 'crorepati' candidates belong to the ruling BJP.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Chant Jai Shri Ram & avail cheaper fees: Chakrapani
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Even as the JNU standoff has sharply divided views, even finding resonance inside the Parliament, the Hindu Mahasabha has added another twist to the ongoing controversy. It said that chanting either - 'Jai Shri Ram', 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' or 'Vande Mataram' should be a prerequisite to avail reduction in fees at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Google unveils prepaid plans for YouTube Premium, Music
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) US-based search engine giant Google has announced new prepaid plans for YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium for users in India.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
The art of pastry making
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Most people who want to excel in the art of pastry making chose to go to Europe in order to train in award winning programs. However, The Academy of Pastry Arts - a pastry school of international repute with schools in six Asian cities including Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore - brings French dessert education to Asia.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
China rejects HK court ruling against anti-mask law
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) Chinese authorities on Tuesday expressed their opposition to a Hong Kong High court ruling against a law banning face masks during the ongoing anti-government protests that have rocked the city since June.
2019-11-19
Category: International, China,Politics
Withdraw 144 CrPC before IFFI begins: Congress
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) The Opposition party in Goa, the Congress, on Tuesday demanded that the government withdraw prohibitory orders under section 144 CrPC in view of the upcoming 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India, as a large number of delegates and tourists are expected to throng the event, which gets underway on November 20.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
John Legere to step down as T-Mobile CEO next May: Report
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) John Legere will step down as T-Mobile's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) next May and he will be succeeded by the firm's President and COO Mike Sievert, the media has reported.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Congress creates din in LS over removal of Gandhis SPG cover
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress along with other opposition parties on Tuesday staged protest against the government over withdrawal of SPG security cover of Gandhi family and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Scrap deposit insurance: AIBEA tells FM
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Even as the government is mulling increasing the insurance cover for bank deposits, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has demanded scrapping of such insurance cover for public sector bank deposits.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Army Chief briefs Rajnath about Siachen tragedy
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was briefed about the ground situation of the Siachen Glacier tragedy by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ALERT: Row over Delhi water: 2 cabinet ministers, 2 different reports: AAP
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2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,
Tesla supercharger station catches fire in New Jersey
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) A Tesla Supercharger station in New Jersey caught fire due to unknown reasons and the Electric Vehicle (EV) maker is investigating the situation.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kubbra Sait to represent 'Sacred Games' at International Emmys
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Kubbra Sait will soon head to New York to represent her show "Sacred Games" at International Emmys.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Khloe Kardashian sees therapist over OCD
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian saw a therapist over her obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and anxiety after her mother Kris Jenner became concerned about her.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US State Dept official resigns over inflated resume scandal
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) A senior US State Department official, who had reportedly inflated her resume, has resigned from her position.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
ED attaches properties worth Rs 21 cr in NH-74 case
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said that it has attached properties to the tune of Rs 21.96 crore belonging to a Special Land Acquisition officer and others in its money laundering probe into the National Highway (NH) 74 case.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Chinatown' prequel series in development
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) A prequel series to the classic film "Chinatown" is in early development at Netflix.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
RS Chairman orders to revisit new dress for marshals
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) With protests from some quarters over military like uniform for marshals of Rajya Sabha, the House Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday ordered to revisit the decision on new dress code.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Halle Berry injured on 'Bruised' set
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry was injured on the set of her latest movie "Bruised".
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Madonna claims drinking cup of urine after taking ice bath
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Singer Madonna shared a clip of her unusual post-show routine, which includes taking an ice bath and drinking a cup of her own urine.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nur-Sultan to host India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan, has been chosen to host India-Pakistan's Davis Cup tie to be played on November 29-30.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Jharkhand polls: BJP performance to impact equation in Bihar
Ranchi, Nov 19 (IANS) For the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Jharkhand, the Assembly polls are no less than a challenge, as its performance here will have repercussions on the Bihar political scene. To gird up its performance, the BJP has deployed teams from Bihar as well as the Centre.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
'It's very important to unlearn and relearn for chefs'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Chef Vineet Monocha, who has been in the industry for over two decades, believes that the Indian food industry has seen a rapid growth in the past few years especially in the organized food retail sector.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Court reserves verdict in Musharraf treason case
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A special court in Islamabad on Tuesday reserved its verdict in the treason case against former Pakistan President retired Gen Pervez Musharraf.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Y­ou don't have to be a scholar to like a painting
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) The term 'primitivism' is used frequently in discussions and writings on art. The genesis of the term can be traced to Western art, where it gained popularity from the works of the early Renaissance artists. Indian primitivism may have grown away from its Western counterpart, but at least in part, it grew out of or alongside it. DAG at Kala Ghoda presents 'The Primivitism exhibition' curated by Giles Tillotson which opened on November 14.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sharif leaves for London in air ambulance
Lahore, Nov 19 (IANS) Ailing former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday left for London from here in an air ambulance for further treatment.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Techie in Pak custody was in depression, missing since 2017
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Prashant Vaindam, one of the two Indian nationals arrested in Pakistan's Cholisatn for illegally entering that country, was missing since 2017 and was in depression due to failure in a love affair, his father said on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hope Mayank continues batting form in 2nd year also: Gavaskar
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Batting great Sunil Gavaskar lavished praise on India opener Mayank Agarwal but added that his real test will be to keep up to his performance in his second year when there will opposition teams will have more information on him.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Lisa Ray: We are all victims of labels
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Model-actor Lisa Ray feels that we are all a victim of labels and says she does not identify with her cancer survivor label on a daily basis.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Apple schedules another event for Dec 2 in NYC
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Apple is hosting a special media event that is set to be held on December 2 in New York City to honor 2019s top apps and games.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Israel shoots down 4 rockets fired from Syria
Jerusalem, Nov 19 (IANS) The Israeli military on Tuesday said that its anti-rocket systems intercepted four rockets launched from Syria earlier in the day.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
BJP MPs briefed on RCEP, Modi's foreign tours
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign tours and staying out of The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) dominated BJP's Parliamentary Party Meeting on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Abu Dhabi T10 announces new owner of Karnataka Tuskers
Abu Dhabi, Nov 19 (IANS) Abu Dhabi T10 on Tuesday announced a new owner of Karnataka Tuskers, Krishan Kumar Choudhary.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Jamshedpur, Chennaiyin tie shifted to Dec 9
Jamshedpur, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian Super League fixture of Jamshedpur FC and Chennaiyin FC has been moved to December 9, a statement said.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
JNUSU called November 18 as 'black day'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A day after holding a massive protest in the nation capital, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union on Tuesday called November 18 as a "black day", when ordinary students rose up in defence of an affordable public education only to be "abused, roughed up and beaten up", but not defeated.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Well-paid wife is injurious to hubby's mental health
London, Nov 19 (IANS) If your wife earns more than you, especially after marriage, and you are facing some sort of mental stress for quite some time, there is a definite link between the two.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Afghanistan frees 3 Haqqani Network militants in prisoner swap
Kabul, Nov 19 (IANS) The Afghan government has freed three jailed leaders of the Haqqani Network in exchange for a US and an Australian professor who were abducted by the terror group here in August 2016, local media reported on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Saudi Aramco still undecided on BPCL stake purchase
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) World's largest oil company Aramco is yet to make up its mind to participate in disinvestment of Indian fuel refiner and retailer Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) where government intends to sell its entire 53.29 per cent stake to a strategic investor.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Microsoft updates cloud contracts following EU privacy probe
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Microsoft has announced an update to the privacy provisions in the Microsoft Online Services Terms (OST) for its commercial cloud contracts, providing more transparency over data processing to its customers in the Microsoft Cloud.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill in RS today
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019, already passed from the Lok Sabha in August, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The bill seeks to remove the Congress President as a permanent member of a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian brought to US from Afghanistan for trial on assault charges
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) An Indian man working for the US in Afghanistan has been brought to Washington to be tried on charges that he allegedly sexually assaulted an American woman there, according to Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Techie in Pakistan custody hails from Andhra
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) One of the two Indian nationals arrested in Pakistan's Cholistan for illegally entering the country hails from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and was reported missing two years ago.
2019-11-19
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No talks until US drops hostile policy: N.Korea
Pyongyang, Nov 19 (IANS) A senior North Korean official has put forward new conditions for talks with the US, saying Washington should give up its hostile policy before coming to the negotiation table with Pyongyang.
2019-11-19
Category: International, North Korea,Politics
Govt considering Ram Rahim-Honeypreet meeting: Vij
Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Haryana seems to be favouring accused in the Panchkula violence, Honeypreet Insan, to meet her foster father and jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted in August 2017 for raping two of his disciples and is now seeking parole. A Punjab Minister said it is her right to meet Ram Rahim.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mahinda Rajapaksa calls for snap Parliamentary elections
Colombo, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called for snap Parliamentary election in the wake of his brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa's presidential victory, insisting that it would improve governance to have the President and Cabinet from one party.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Snapchat says it fact-checks all political ads
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) While Facebook faces the ire over presence of misleading and fake political ads on its platform, Snapchat has said it fact-checks all political ads and does not allow misinformation to sneak through its platform.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New SL PM, Cabinet appointment likely to be delayed
Colombo, Nov 19 (IANS) The appointment of a new Sri Lankan Prime Minister and Cabinet was likely to be delayed due to a pending a top level meeting between newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, incumbent Ranil Wickremesinghe and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Raj bird death case: Kashmir wildlife authorities on alert
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Huge fatalities of migratory birds in Rajasthan wetlands have put officials of Kashmir wildlife on alert as all migratory birds coming to India follow the same flyway.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Sensex opens 170 points higher, Airtel top gainer
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty opened higher on Tuesday, however, 33 of the Nifty50 stocks were trading in the red and only 16 advanced during the early trade.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Questions to come up in RS on Tuesday
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday will focus on environment and climate change issues as two key reports are set to be placed before it by the government, besides papers by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Finance and Power.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Spain hammer Romania 5-0 in final Euro qualifier
Madrid, Nov 19 (IANS) Spain, already through to the 2020 Euro Cup tourney as the top team in Group F, thrashed Romania 5-0 here to ensure they will be one of the top four teams in the November 30 draw.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
'Cold and hungry' HK radicals start to surrender
Hong Kong, Nov 19 (IANS) Tired, cold and hungry radicals holed up at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University surrendered on Tuesday after the citys leader Carrie Lam said she hoped the stand-off with police could be brought to a peaceful conclusion.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Bolivia's interim govt mulls holding new elections
La Paz, Nov 19 (IANS) Bolivia's interim government was considering conducting a new presidential election as the country was locked in political unrest after the resignation of former leader Evo Morales, an official said on Monday.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
'Ram Baraat' to go from Ayodhya to Nepal on Nov 21
Ayodhya, Nov 19 (IANS) The annual 'Ram Baraat' will be taken from Ayodhya to Janakpur in Nepal on November 21. The celebrations, this year, will be on a much higher scale, primarily, because of the Supreme Court verdict that has permitted construction of Ram temple on Ram Janambhoomi site.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Already dreaming about historic pink ball test: Rahane
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane says he is already "dreaming" about the first-ever Day-Night Test in the country, which is starting from Friday against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens here.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Aus cricketer Emily banned for social media post
Hobart (Tasmania), Nov 19 (IANS) A social media post, which is against Cricket Australia's stringent anti-corruption policy, has landed Hobart Hurricanes wicketkeeper Emily Smith in hot water as she has been banned for the remainder of the women's season.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Croc's snout ripped off as JCB runs over it
Ferozabad, Nov 19 (IANS) An eight-foot-long crocodile was seriously injured by a JCB, which was being used to clean out a dried up pond in Uttar Pradesh's Ferozabad.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Anand Bhawan gets Rs 4.35 crore tax notice
Prayagraj, Nov 19 (IANS) The iconic Anand Bhawan, Swaraj Bhawan and Jawahar Planetarium in Prayagraj, have been served a notice of Rs 4.35 crore as house tax by the Prayagraj Municipal Corporation (PMC).
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Facebook, Instagram down again, users clueless
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Users from different parts of the world took to Twitter on Tuesday to report problems using Facebook, Instagram and Messenger, including several parts in the US and the UK.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
No hard feelings towards KKR: Lynn
Abu Dhabi, Nov 19 (IANS) Explosive Australian opener Chris Lynn does not hold any hard feelings for Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) which released him for next year's edition.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Google acquires enterprise software firm CloudSimple
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) To help customers seamlessly migrate to the Cloud, Google has acquired CloudSimple, a leading provider of secure, high performance, dedicated environments to run VMware workloads in the Cloud, for an undisclosed sum.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
NGT slaps Rs 10 cr fine on UP govt, Rs 280 cr on tanneries
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 crore on the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to check sewage discharge containing toxic chromium into river Ganga at Rania and Rakhi Mandi in Kanpur.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
California sues largest manufacturer of e-cigarettes
Ls Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) The US state of California has filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc., the largest manufacturer of e-cigarettes, alleging that the firm targeted young people and teenagers with its advertising despite the fact that sales of its products were prohibited to people under 21 years of age.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Usa,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Frozen 2' comes with a green message
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) "Frozen 2" will not only take the story of princesses Anna and Elsa forward, but also tell a fantastical tale infused with an environmental message. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, co-directors of the film, say that the movie will put a spotlight on the power of nature.A
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Sydney air pollution due bushfires among worst in the world
Sydney, Nov 19 (IANS) The air pollution levels in the most populous Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday was among the 20 worst in the world due to smoke caused by bushfires.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
4 peacocks found dead in UP district
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 19 (IANS) Four peacocks were found dead and as many found unconscious in a sugarcane field in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
5,000 evacuated in Philippines ahead of typhoon Kalmaegi
Manila, Nov 19 (IANS) Some 5,000 people have been evacuated in northern Philippines ahead of the arrival of typhoon Kalmaegi, which is expected to make landfall in Cagayan province on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Thousands march in Chile to mark one month of protests
Santiago, Nov 19 (IANS) Thousands of people took to the streets across Chile to mark the first month of the most serious civil unrest in the country and show their distrust of both the social agenda announced by the government and the parliamentary agreement on a new constitution.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
BHU's Muslim prof in Sanskrit gets AMU support
Aligarh, Nov 19 (IANS) The beleaguered Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Professor Feroz Khan, whose appointment in the Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyan department has led to protests by students, has finally found some support.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Modi, Rahul pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday paid tributes to Indira Gandhi, the country's first and only female Prime Minister.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Israel thanks US for decision on West Bank settlements
Jerusalem, Nov 19 (IANS) Israel has thanked US President Donald Trump's administration for its decision that the American government would no longer consider the West Bank Jewish settlements "inconsistent" with the international law.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Federer: Even at age 38 I'm looking for ways to improve
Buenos Aires, Nov 19 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer, regarded by many as the greatest men's tennis player of all time, said Monday ahead of an exhibition match against Germany's Alexander Zverev in the Argentine capital that he is always striving to improve and believes that it is still possible even at age 38.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Tennis
Petrol rates soar on 6th consecutive day, diesel up too
New Delhi , Nov 19 (IANS) The upward trend in petrol rates continued on the sixth consecutive day on Tuesday, and the diesel prices also increased after remaining constant for six days in continuation.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US extends Huawei 90-day reprieve for third time
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The US Department of Commerce has announced that it would extend a temporary license loosening restrictions on business deals with Chinese tech giant Huawei for another 90 days.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Subpoena requesting Trump's financial records temporarily blocked
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US Chief Justice John Roberts said that the Supreme Court has issued a temporary stay of a federal appeals court ruling that granted a House Committee access to eight years of President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Israel's West Bank settlements don't violate int law: Pompeo
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the American government would no longer consider Israel's West Bank settlements "inconsistent" with the international law, a move that may further dim the future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Scientists baffled after Bilawal's rain theory: Imran
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Imran Khan took a dig at Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilwal Bhutto over the latter's "rain theory", saying that it has left scientists baffled.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Pak govt issues notification for Sharif's travel
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Ministry has issued a notification to formally allow former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment, stating that the decision was taken as an "interim arrangement" in light of the Lahore High Court's order.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Rani Mukerji: Without self-doubt, you can't move ahead in life
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) She has been around in Bollywood for over two decades and has been touted as one of India's finest actresses. Yet, Rani Mukerji admits harbouring doubts, because she believes if there is no self-doubt one cannot move ahead in life.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Libyan conflict inflicts devastating impact on health care'
United Nations, Nov 19 (IANS) The UN envoy for Libya has reported "devastating impact" that the escalated Libyan conflict this year has inflicted on the country's health care.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Liam Gallagher says brother Noel is trying to shut his Twitter account
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Singer Liam Gallagher has called out his brother Noel for trying to "shut down" his Twitter account, even as Noel slammed his sibling's social media rants as being the reason behind the lack of their band Oasis' reunion.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Over 10 mln Afghans suffer acute food insecurity: UN
United Nations, Nov 19 (IANS) United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has said that women's inclusion is critical to sustainable peace and development in Afghanistan, while stressing that the UN is committed to supporting the people and government of Afghanistan in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Naomie Harris wants to buy a rural home
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Naomie Harris, who is currently living in London, wants to buy a more rural abode where she can be as self-sufficient as possible.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Severe weather hits three Austrian states, one dead
Vienna, Nov 19 (IANS) Severe weather of rain and snowfall paralyses three Austrian states, with one man reported dead in a mudslide.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Bethenny Frankel urges women to know their bra size
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) TV personality Bethenny Frankel has urged women to get properly measured for a bra.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'US no longer thinks Israel's West Bank settlements against law'
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the US government will no longer consider Israel's West Bank settlements "inconsistent" with the international law, a move that may further dim the future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN chief appoints new head for Asia, Pacific bureau at UNDP
United Nations, Nov 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Kanni Wignaraja of Sri Lanka as the new director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at UN Development Programme (UNDP), his press office has said.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
US Supreme Court puts hold on Trump's financial records ruling
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US Chief Justice John Roberts said that the Supreme Court has issued a temporary stay of a federal appeals court ruling that granted a House committee access to eight years of President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting
Houston, Nov 19 (IANS) Three people including the suspected gunman, were killed in a shooting outside a Walmart store in Duncan, midwestern US state of Oklahoma, the Duncan Police said.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump says he may testify in impeachment probe
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said he may take up an offer by congressional Democrats to testify in the House of Representatives' impeachment probe.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mrunal Thakur joins Shahid Kapoor in 'Jersey'
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Mrunal Thakur, who wooed the audience with her performances in movies like "Super 30" and "Batla House", will now be seen as female lead in Shahid Kapoor's "Jersey".
2019-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
248 in fray for Karnataka by-polls
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) As many as 248 candidates, including 128 independents are in the fray for the 15 assembly by-elections in Karnataka on December 5, a poll official has said.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bhutanese FM meets Shah, Jaishankar
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Bhutanese Foreign Minister Tandi Dorji on Monday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and also held talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NBFCs can go for insolvency resolution post MCA notification
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank can now direct resolution of non-banking financial companies (NBFCsfor with assets worth at least Rs 500 crore under the insolvency law to help in addressing defaulting cases in the Non-Banking Financial Companies sector, according to a ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) notification.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting
Houston, Nov 19 (IANS) Three people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart store in Duncan, US state of Oklahoma, according to local media citing the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mobility startup Bounce enters EV segment with Exicom
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengaluru-based mobility startup Bounce has partnered with Exicom Tele-systems in a bid to enter the electric vehicle segment.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tehran exhibition marks 60 years of Italy-Iran cooperation
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Ambassador to Iran, Giuseppe Perrone, has opened an exhibition in Tehran that marks 60 years of cultural cooperation between the two countries, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Art/Culture/Books
Muslim students throng this Sanskrit school in Jaipur
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) At a time when the interest in the classical language of Sanskrit seems to be declining in the country, a school here stands out.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Nusrat released from ICU, family dismisses 'rumours' (2nd Lead)
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan, who was admitted to the ICU of Apollo Gleneagles hospital following respiratory distress on Sunday night, was discharged on Monday evening, sources close to her said, dismissing reports of drug overdose as "rumours".
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Millionaire buys club, appoints himself as manager
London, Nov 18 (IANS) 47-year-old Glenn Tamplin was previously the owner of English non-league club Billericay Town where he made headlines for his eccentric ways and for buying big players, including ex-Liverpool defender Paul Konchesky.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
India to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) India will launch its cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun synchronous orbit on November 25, the Indian space agency said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Sri Lankan bowler's quirky action making waves
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka has often produced great bowlers with unorthodox actions, Lasith Malinga being a prime example. The latest player from the country to have perplexed onlookers is 21-year-old spinner Kevin Koththigoda.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
FAO, Italian research panel to cooperate on fisheries
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation and Italy's National Research Council (CNR) have agreed to strengthen their collaboration on iMarine, a cloud-based community platform to help improve fisheries management, FAO said in a statement on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Releasing Lynn bad call by KKR: Yuvraj
Abu Dhabi, Nov 18 (IANS) Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh said on Monday that Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) decision to release Australian opening batsman Chris Lynn was a "bad call" and joked that he might drop the Indian Premier League (IPL) team's co-owner Shah Rukh Khan a message on that.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Consider our plight, says JNUSU in appeal to law makers
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) on Monday night shared a memorandum that it was supposed to submit to law makers in Parliament as an appeal from the varsity students.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Ad embarrasses Kamal Nath on birthday
Bhopal, Nov 18 (IANS) An embarrassing advertisement in some newspapers making snide remarks and paying some left-handed compliments to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath soured his 73rd birthday on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
J&K starts appointment of junior scale KAS officers
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir general administration department has initiated the process of appointment of junior scale officers to the time scale of the Kashmir Administrative Service.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maharashtra logjam: Sena MP Raut calls on Pawar
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Amid deepening suspense over government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Domestic air passenger traffic up 3% in Jan-Oct
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic in India increased 3.11 per cent in 10 months of 2019 over the year-ago period, according to data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), here on Tuesday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Four soldiers, 2 porters killed in Siachen avalanche
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Four soldiers and two civilian porters died after they were trapped in an avalanche on the Siachen Glacier's northern sector on Monday, officials said.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Not running parallel government: Bengal Governor
Siliguri, Nov 18 (IANS) Dismissing the Trinamool Congress' charge that he was running a parallel government in the state, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday alleged that while the Chief Secretary has not called on him for 50 days, he was still waiting for the Chief Minister to brief him on cyclone Bulbul which left a trail of destruction in several districts of the state earlier this month.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
ICMR lifetime award for Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has conferred a Lifetime Achievement Award on Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw for her outstanding contribution to healthcare and society, the biotechnology firm said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Vendors file FIR against milk startup Doodhwala founders
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) A group of vendors has filed an FIR against Doodhwala founders Aakash Agarwal and Ebrahim Akbari, alleging the milk delivery startup owns them crores in dues.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Officials failing to curb Delhi-NCR pollution to be punished
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Union Environment Ministry and the states in the Delhi NCR region have agreed on a special campaign for rolling out anti-pollution measures, including taking action against negligent officials.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Telangana Labour Commissioner asked to decide on RTC strike
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Monday directed the Labour Commissioner to take a decision, within two weeks, on the 45-day long strike by the employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Chidambaram punches holes in HC order, court clarifies
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) While the Delhi High Court on Monday clarified that there was no 'cut, copy, paste' job in P. Chidambaram's bail order, in a bail plea moved before the Supreme Court later the former Finance Minister cited it as ground.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IWP to invest Rs 20 crore in Jammu and Kashmir plant
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian Wood Products, the largest manufacture of branded Katha (Catechu) in India, as part of its growth strategy, has decided to invest Rs 20 crore in its greenfield premium manufacturing unit in Jammu and Kashmir, a top company official said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Beware! Velvety 'triple palms' can be sign of lung cancer
Sao Paulo, Nov 18 (IANS) In a rare medical condition, a 73-year-old Brazilian woman was diagnosed with lung cancer after she showed up at a dermatologist's clinic with velvety 'triple palms'.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Jio, BSNL watching evolving tariff call scenario
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Faced with almost no choice and amidst reports of government moving to set a floor price for voice and data, two hardest-hit telcos - Airtel and Vodafone - on Monday announced their decision to raise tariffs from next month while their arch-rival Reliance Jio has so far not made up its mind and is watching the developments.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Student leader arrested for assaulting cops
Shillong, Nov 18 (IANS) The Meghalaya police on Monday arrested a senior Khasi Student's Union (KSU) leader Ferdinald Kharkamni, who had absconded after assaulting cops at Umiam police station on October 15.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rahul terms electoral bonds as bribes, Cong smells a rat
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) While the Congress, here on Monday, demanded immediate scrapping of electoral bonds citing corruption in the manner of their purchase, former party chief Rahul Gandhi termed it a bribe.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
99% of Xiaomi phones sold in India are made in India: COO
Sri City, Nov 18 (IANS) Almost all the phones that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi sells in India are made in the country, according to the top company executive here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Documents reveal China's hardline stance towards Uighurs
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) An expose of over 400 internal Chinese government documents relating to Beijing's mass detentions of Uighurs, Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province highlights the Chinese state's hardline stance towards them, especially that of President Xi Jinping.
2019-11-18
Category: International, China,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
JNU students' march at behest of Left leaders: Spl Branch report (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A confidential report of the Special Branch of Delhi police reveals that protesting students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) had no initial plans to march towards Parliament. "At the behest of prominent CPI and CPI-M leaders, the student group finally decided on Saturday to lead a march to Parliament on Monday," says the report of the Special Branch sent to the Police headquarters.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Will oppose if Citizenship Bill goes against people: Sangma
Shillong, Nov 18 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday said that neither his government nor his party, the National People's Party (NPP), will support the Citizenship Amendment Bill if the content of the proposed amendment goes against the interest of the people of the state and the northeast region.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Bopanna pulls out of Davis Cup tie against Pakistan
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Veteran doubles player Rohan Bopanna on Monday pulled out of India's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan due to a shoulder injury, which coach Zeeshan Ali feels is a setback but there were always plans to fall back on Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan who can now be included in the playing squad.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
India U19 squad for one day series against Afghanistan
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The All-India Junior Selection Committee has picked the India U19 team for the five-match one-day series against Afghanistan to be played at the Ekana Cricket Stadium B ground in Lucknow.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CCI clears Laptev's acquisition of Welspun Corp arm
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday said that it has approved the acquisition of Welspun Corp's 'Plates & Coiled Mill Division' by Laptev Finance Pvt Ltd.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajya Sabha members urge reforms, more working hours
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) On the occasion of the 250th session of Rajya Sabha on Monday, the members of the House, cutting across party lines, called for various reforms in proceedings, research oriented deliberations and sought more working hours.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JNU student protest taking partisan hue
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The agitation by students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is getting increasingly politicised as the battlelines are now drawn on ideological lines over the "gaushala vs paathshala" debate.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Lynn shatters Hales' record of highest individual T10 score
Abu Dhabi, Nov 18 (IANS) Days after being released by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for next years edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Chris Lynn made a statement by scoring the highest-ever individual score in the T10 format.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Malaika ditches car, hops into an autorickshaw
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Bollywood scorcher Malaika Arora ditched her car and chose to hop into autorickshaw when she stepped out of home a while back.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Agitating JNU students return to campus as detainees freed
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) After being detained for several hours, leaders of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union, along with other protesters, were released by the Delhi Police on Monday evening after their march to Parliament was stopped.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Irani shuts trolls cracking dropout joke
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani, while sharing a picture with the richest man in the world Bill Gates on social media, on Monday cracked a hilarious dropout joke about her educational background, giving a befitting reply to trolls.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Groom rides chopper to marry in style in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) To make the marriage memorable, a groom instead of riding a horse, as per the tradition, to the bride's place, hired a helicopter to reach the wedding venue in Gangapur city in Rajasthan.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Ashoka Trust to receive UNESCO prize for eco-conservation
Paris, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengaluru-based environment think-tank Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) will be awarded the 2019 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for environmental conservation.
2019-11-18
Category: International, France,Environment/Wildlife
Tweet on rap by Kollywood star Suriya has fans in frenzy
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A tweet by music composer GV Prakash Kumar on his Twitter handle @gvprakash, regarding a rap by Kollywood star Suriya for an upcoming movie, along with a picture of the duo at a recording studio, has triggered off fan frenzy.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
JIL CoC takes up NBCC, Suraksha revised resolution plans
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The committee of creditors (CoC) of the insolvent Jaypee Infratech (JIL) here on Monday discussed the revised resolution plans submitted on Sunday by the NBCC and the Suraksha Realty. It will meet again on November 28.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Cartelisation? Airtel, Vodafone issue similar tariff hike statements
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The ongoing telecom crisis is set to hit the customers hard with two of the country's largest telcos -- Bharti Airtel and Vodafone -- deciding to hike tariffs from December 1 after they posted historic losses on account of provisioning for the AGR pending dues.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kamal Haasan takes advice from Odisha CM on political future
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Noted actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder-President Kamal Haasan on Monday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here to seek advice on his political future.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
SC restores Sebi's power to restrain erring auditing firms
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed a direction in the order of Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), which stopped market watchdog Sebi, from barring the auditors from auditing listed companies.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Order to salvage stricken naphtha tanker on Tuesday: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) The Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) will on Tuesday issue a formal order authorising a Dutch-based marine engineering firm, to finally salvage the naphtha-laden tanker Nu Shi Nalini, which ran aground off Panaji last month, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
D/N Test: Kohli, Rahane to be among first to reach Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli and deputy Ajinkya Rahane will be the first among the team members to reach the city for the much awaited first-ever Day/Night Test in the country, starting on Friday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Himachal HC summons top officials for inhumane jail conditions
Shimla, Nov 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the Additional Chief Secretary and the Director General (Prisons) to be present in the court on Wednesday in a petition related to inhumane conditions in jails in the state.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Eight soldiers trapped after avalanche hits Siachen
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Eight soldiers of the Indian Army were trapped in the Siachen Glacier in Ladakh area after being hit by avalanche on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa CM threatens defamation suit over land purchase charge
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Even as the Opposition continues to bait Chief Minister Pramod Sawant over the purchase of several tracts of land in neighbouring Maharashtra, Sawant on Monday warned his critics of a defamation suit and said that while he had purchased land tracts in Sindhudurg district, the quantum of land purchased was not as much as was being alleged by his political opponents.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Maharashtra: Is India Inc nudging NCP to ally with BJP?
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Political circles are agog with speculation that some prominent corporate houses and business tycoons in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi are reportedly intervening to solve the current political crisis that has gripped the state.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
#GoodNewwzTrailer garners over 63K likes on Twitter
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The release of the official trailer of the upcoming film "Good Newwz" was followed by a flurry of tweets in praise of its stars Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor, with quite a few memes also tagged under #GoodNewwzTrailer.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Suhana Khan makes acting debut in short film
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan has made her acting debut on YouTube. Her debut act, in the short film "The Grey Part Of Blue", is available for viewing on the video sharing platform, and most fans who have watched the film have liked it.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India's Pro League home matches to be played in Bhubaneswar
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will host all of India's home matches in the FIH Pro League which will be held from January 11 to June 28, 2020, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) confirmed on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Delhi govt approves 3 new hospitals
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi government's Expenditure Finance Committee here on Monday approved the plan to build three hospitals, each having 650-bed capacity, to increase the access to secondary and tertiary healthcare. Construction is likely to start in two months.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Is watching porn linked to erectile dysfunction in men?
London, Nov 18 (IANS) If you are not enjoying a good bedroom life, blame pornography. According to a sexual health expert in UK, single or divorced men are more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction (impotence) because they have become too used to porn or having 'unsatisfactory' sex lives.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rs 20 lakh relief, job to Punjab Dalit victim's family
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) Acting on Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's directives, the state government on Monday announced Rs 20 lakh in compensation for the family of the Dalit man murdered in Changali Kalan village in Sangrur district.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil to lead NCP talks with Congress
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) While Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar kept up the suspense over government formation in Maharashtra, both NCP and Congress are trying to formulate a common strategy at the highest level to resolve all issues related to their tie-up.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea to hike tariffs from Dec 1
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The ongoing telecom crisis is set to hit the customers hard with two of the country's largest telcos -- Bharti Airtel and Vodafone -- deciding to hike tariffs from December 1 after they posted historic losses on account of provisioning for the AGR pending dues.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka renews technology pact with Netherlands
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Karnataka government on Monday renewed a 2016 agreement with the Netherlands for collaboration in the fields of health, cybersecurity, agri-tech and peace and justice.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Salman Bhai inspires entire country when it comes to fitness: Aayush Sharma
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Aayush Sharma, who next will seen in the film "Kwatha", feels that his superstar brother-in-law Salman Khan is a role model for the entire nation when it comes to fitness.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ALERT: 8 soldiers trapped after avalanche at Siachen, search and rescue on
akd/rn/vd
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JNU student delegation at HRD Ministry to submit demands
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A four-member delegation of Jawaharlal Nehru University students, whose stir against proposed hike in hostel fees spilled onto the streets on Monday and created chaos in the city, reached the HRD Ministry here to submit their demands.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Centre plans stake sales in 28 state-run firms: Minister
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur on Monday informed the Lok Sabha that the Union Cabinet has given "in-principle" approval for the sale of strategic stake in 28 state-run companies, including national carrier Air India.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Health sector underperforming due to fragmentation: Niti Aayog
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A report by the Niti Aayog has admitted that India's health system is underperforming and lagging behind many comparable countries in key performance indicators.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
New Sri Lanka Prez says will remain neutral on foreign policy
Colombo, Nov 18 (IANS) After swearing-in as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed that Sri Lanka wants to stay out of conflicts among the world powers and would remain neutral in its foreign policy.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
After BJP quits, Sena gets Mayor, Deputy Mayor in BMC
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) With the Bharatiya Janata Party quitting the race, the Shiv Sena has bagged the prestigious posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the country's richest and biggest civic body, BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), an official said.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ALERT: Four-member delegation of JNU students reaches HRD ministry with demands
rs
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chidambaram cites cold weather to seek bail
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, seeking bail in the INX Media case, submitted in the Supreme Court on Monday that the onset of winter could affect his health adversely.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Panel bats for decriminalising more provisions of Companies Act
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Company Law Committee on Monday submitted its recommendations to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on providing easier functioning for corporates in the country by further decriminalising the provisions of the Companies Act 2013.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Oppo defaming me vis-a-vis land purchases in Maha: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Even as the Opposition continues to bait Chief Minister Pramod Sawant over purchase of several tracts of land in Maharashtra, Sawant on Monday, warned his critics of a defamation suit and said, that while he had purchased land tracts in Sindhudurg district, the quantum of land purchased, was not as much as was being alleged by his political opponents.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Centre can't judge Delhi water quality with 11 samples: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday rejected the Centre's report on water quality in Delhi which claims it is "unsafe" and said a city's water quality cannot be declared as good or bad with just 11 samples.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Yeddiyurappa promises congenial business atmosphere
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddiyurappa here on Monday assured entrepreneurs and the international community a congenial atmosphere for business, in the light of India rejecting the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Improve attendance, not create tension: Venkaiah to members
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu is known for his alliterative style but he was perhaps at his best on Monday as he concluded the discussion on the role of the Upper House in Indian polity.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4 involved in carrying out blast arrested in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Police in Pulwama busted a terror module responsible for carrying out blast in the area and arrested four terrorist aides involved in terror crime. They were arrested for their involvement in connection with a blast at Arihal area of Pulwama.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Fathima case: 2 students on fast, seek probe against faculty
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) Two students of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) began an indefinite fast on Monday demanding an internal inquiry against the faculty members of the Humanities and Social Sciences Department for the suicide of first year student Fathima Latheef.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sale of cow-dung cakes at US store fuels Twitterati's imagination
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A Twitter post by an Indian journalist on Monday on the sale of cow-dung cakes in a US store for Rs 215 elicited witty responses from users.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Delhi Police in crosshairs of traffic jams on Monday
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) It was a harrowing time for Delhi police on Monday in the national capital. While controlling the JNU students, who took to the streets against the fee hike, Delhi Police forgot to look after other areas where jams are commonplace.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No odd-even extenstion in Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) With the air quality in the national capital improving, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday that the odd-even scheme will not be extended.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neha Dhupia has an adorable wish as daughter Mehr turns one
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Neha Dhupia has an adorable birthday wish for her daughter Mehr, who turned one on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India-France naval cooperation to rise: French Navy chief
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India and France are looking to improve bilateral maritime defence co-operation after studying the entire spectrum of naval capabilities between the two nations, French Navy chief, Admiral Christophe Prazuck, said here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Bill Gates meets PM Modi in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who is the chief guest of the eighth International Conference on Agriculture Statistics here, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajendra Chawla joins cast of 'Mere Dad Ki Dulhan'
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Rajendra Chawla, known for playing character-driven roles in shows like "Saas Bina Sasural" and "Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai", has been roped in to play actor Varun Badola's doctor on screen in "Mere Dad Ki Dulhan".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tanushree Dutta is on 'intense workout' mode
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Tanushree Dutta may not have announced a new film in a long time, but the actress sure believes in staying in shape. Lately, she has been spending a lot of time working out.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kejriwal announces free sewer connections for 787 colonies
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced the 'Mukhyamantri Muft Sewer Connection Yojana', under which the Delhi government will provide free sewer connections to households in 787 colonies where sewer lines have been laid.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt moots Bill to streamline chit fund sector, TMC against
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Centre on Monday moved the Chit Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for passage in the Lok Sabha to facilitate orderly growth of the chit fund sector, but this was opposed by Trinamool Congress which suggested it be "scrapped" and questioned its need as there is already an existing law.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Korea Masters: Srikanth looks to continue good form, Saina withdraws
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Kidambi Srikanth will be looking to continue the good outing he had at the Hong Kong Open when he takes the court at the Korea Masters. The Super 300 tournament starts with the qualifiers on Tuesday. Saina Nehwal's withdrawal means that there will be no Indian challenge in the women's singles category.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
India targets $26 bn defence industry by 2025: Rajnath
Bangkok, Nov 18 (IANS) India was committed to achieve $26 billion defence industry by 2025, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Thailand,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Pawar keeps Sena guessing after talks with Sonia
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Putting a question mark on a Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP government formation in Maharashtra, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Monday remained non-committal after his talks with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, saying they did not discuss about supporting any party.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics