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Supreme Court to get new administrative building
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Wednesday get a new administrative block to cope with the space constraints of the top court.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kangana is more confident today: Rajkummar Rao
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Rajkummar Rao's forthcoming film "JudgeMentall Hai Kya" has been marred by controversy owing to the ongoing ugly spat between the film's heroine Kangana Ranaut and a section of the media.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
House condemns Trump for racist comments
New York, July 17 (IANS) In an action unprecedented in modern times, the House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning US President Donald Trump and denounced his "racist comments" against four leftist, non-white women Representatives after a chaotic debate.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Zomato says save water to make tea, Twitter in splits
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Home-grown restaurant search and delivery platform Zomato on Wednesday took to Twitter to "take up" the cause of urging users to save water in order to keep preparing morning cups of tea.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
3 Turkish diplomats shot dead in Iraq
Baghdad, July 17 (IANS) At least three Turkish diplomats were shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Wednesday in the Iraqi city of Erbil, media reports said.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Iraq,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Pak govt to recover money spent on 'luxuries' of former top leaders
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The federal government in Pakistan has decided to recover a huge amount spent from the state treasury on the "royal expenses" of its former rulers in the last one decade.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Pakistan,International
One held guilty in 2008 Scarlett murder case
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) Samson D'Souza, a beach shack worker, accused in the case of sexual assault and subsequent death of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in 2008, was held guilty of all charges including her homicide by the Bombay High Court in Goa on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Scindia leaves palace, interacts with party workers at Congress office
Gwalior, July 17 (IANS) Signalling a change in attitude, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia for the first time interacted with party workers at the Congress office here on Wednesday, and not in his palace.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Musk gets excited about Area 51 raid on Twitter
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) Tech moghul and space enthusiast Elon Musk joined the six lakh people who have already signed-up on Facebook to raid the restricted Area 51 region on September 20.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) To help paralyzed people control devices and empower people with brain disorders, Elon Musk-led startup Neuralink has unveiled tiny brain "threads" in a chip which is long lasting, usable at home and has the potential to replace cumbersome devices currently used as brain-machine interfaces.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
16 teams including ISL and I-League in revamped Durand Cup
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) City football giants Mohun Bagan will take on Mohammedan Sporting in the opening fixture of the 129th edition of the Durand Cup on August 2 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, as the iconic meet will see participation from both I-League and Indian Super League clubs alongwith military outfits.
2019-07-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
India drawn with hosts Qatar in Round 2 of WC qualifiers
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Indian football team has been clubbed in Group E alongside Bangladesh, Oman, Afghanistan and hosts Qatar after the draw for the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar was held at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Government to amend IBC, raise resolution time frame limit to 330 days
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The government on Wednesday cleared the introduction of seven amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) in the Parliament, including raising maximum resolution time frame limit to 330 days from the current 270 days.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
80% firms in India facing leadership talent shortage: Survey
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Around 80 per cent of the organisations in India are currently facing a leadership talent shortage either because the present leaders are on the verge of retiring or because millennials prefer to change jobs frequently, shows a survey.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
CCEA okays Rs 1,320 cr Sahjanwa-Dohrighat rail link
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) To improve rail connectivity in Uttar Pradesh, the central government here on Wednesday approved construction of 81-km rail track between Sahjanwa and Dohrighat at a cost of around Rs 1,320 crore.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Kalki starts shooting for web show 'Bhram'
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) National award-winning actress Kalki Koechlin started shooting for the upcoming web series, "Bhram" on Wednesday in Shimla. She essays a romantic novelist on the show.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bengaluru FC rope in Spanish forward Manuel Onwu
Bengaluru, July 17 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC have completed the signing of Spanish striker Manuel Onwu Villafranca ahead of the 2019-20 season, the club announced on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Sensex ends 85 points higher, Nifty closes above 11,680
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty on Wednesday advanced for the third successive day despite US President Donald Trump saying that a hike in tariffs on Chinese products is still an option.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Palaniswami for special House session on NEET issue
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said, here on Wednesday, a special session of the Assembly could be convened to pass bills to exempt Tamil Nadu from the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Let's clean Goa's rivers like PM cleaned Ganga: CM
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) Goa's rivers must be cleaned with the same earnestess with which Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleaned the Ganga, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Karnataka diverting more Mhadei water than allotted, will move SC: Goa CM
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) Accusing Karnataka of drawing more water than it was allotted by the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal in its award in 2018, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday told the state legislative assembly that his government would soon file a special leave petition before the Supreme Court in this regard.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Goa,National
Veteran Bengali actor Swarup Dutta passes away at 78
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Yesteryears actor Swarup Dutta, known for his performances in Bengali films such as "Pita Putra" and "Harmonium", died here on Wednesday at the age of 78.
2019-07-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Priyanka Gandhi joins #SareeTwitter, wants 'dinner date' with hubby
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The #SareeTwitter trend that has been viral for the past couple of days got a huge boost on Wednesday after Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra shared a throwback picture from her wedding day.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics
Government to amend IBC, raise resolution time limit to 330 days
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The government on Wednesday cleared the introduction of seven amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) in the Parliament, including raising the maximum resolution time frame limit to 330 days from the current 270 days.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mandira Bedi set to debut as author
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actress Mandira Bedi has started work on her memoir. Titled "Happy for No Reason", the book is scheduled to release next year.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CCEA aaproves 3rd line between Allahabad-Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay station
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) In a bid to remove bottlenecks on the Delhi-Howrah route between Allahabad and Mughalsarai, the government on Wednesday gave its nod to construct a third line at a cost of Rs 2,649 crore.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Saradha Chit Fund: ED questions ex-TMC MP Kunal Ghosh
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday questioned former Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh in its probe into the Saradha Chit Fund scam.
2019-07-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
10 killed, 24 injured in land dispute clash in UP
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) Ten persons were killed and over 24 injured in clashes over a land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district, officials said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uttarakhand set to welcome 3 crore kanwarias this Sawan
Dehradun, July 17 (IANS) The Uttarakhand police is expecting over 3 crore people to attend the 13-day kanwar yatra that began in Haridwar on Wednesday. Kanwarias, devotees of Lord Shiva, have started pouring into the holy city with the beginning of Sawan, the fifth month of the Hindu calendar.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Specially-abled fan's art overwhelms Salman
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan has shared a heartfelt wish for a specially-abled fan who sketched him. The actor said that he didn't know how to reciprocate such love.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Government to reduce licencing time for sensitive, dual-use exports: Official
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Central government is taking necessary steps to further reduce the licencing time for exporting sensitive and dual-use products and technologies from India, a senior official said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Xiaomi redefined Indian market, not worried about copycat players: Manu Jain
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Xiaomi has completely redefined the Indian market, first by creating value-for-money yet powerful smartphones and then branching out with successful sub-brands like Redmi -- a formula that new entrants are now adopting and building their presence on, Manu Jain, Managing Director, Xiaomi India, and Vice President, Xiaomi said here on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Dharmendra apologises for trolling Hema Malini
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran actor Dharmendra has apologised on social media after trolling his wife and BJP politician Hema Malini.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP unhappy with Bihar Police gathering details about RSS leaders
Patna, July 17 (IANS) A letter issued by Bihar Police has surfaced in which it has directed state police officers to collect data on RSS leaders, inviting sharp criticism from the BJP, which is an ally of the state's ruling Janata Dal (United).
2019-07-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Google closes its Chinese search engine project: Report
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) Google's controversial China search engine project, named Dragonfly, has been terminated and employees working on it have been reportedly reassigned.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Defending champs Dabang Delhi face Puneri Paltan in UTT opener
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Top Indian and international paddlers will be under the spotlight as the curtain goes up on the third edition of the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) here on July 25.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Julia Roberts cracks joke over her Emmy snub
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts is not fretting over being overlooked at the Emmy nominations this year for her role in the series "Homecoming". Rather, she has laughed it off.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
#Goofingaround: Twinkle teases Akshay
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna has shared a video of her actor-husband Akshay Kumar trying out a stunt during their vacation in an undisclosed location. Twinkle hilariously claimed it was Akshay's way of making a quick buck.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Global shipping industry 'most exposed' to low carbon energy shift
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Rapid decarbonisation of global energy supplies will have radical implications for the shipping industry, a new report said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Drunk men kidnap traffic cop, take him on 'joyride'
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Three men in inebriated state 'kidnapped' an on-duty traffic policeman and took him on a "joyride" before being arrested, police said here on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan's Sindh Assembly passes resolution to stop forced conversion of girls
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) The issue of kidnapping and forced conversion of Hindu girls in Pakistan was raised in the Sindh Assembly when opposition Grand Democratic Alliance's (GDA) Nand Kumar Goklani filed a private resolution seeking protection of the girls of the minority community.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google Maps to now show bike sharing stations on app
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) To make Maps more useful for users, Google is adding support for bike-sharing stations to let people be informed on docked bike sharing services near them.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BJP expels Champion for 6 years over pistol dance
Dehradun, July 17 (IANS) Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, suspended from the party for an indefinite period, was on Wednesday expelled from the party for six years, days after a video went viral showing him dancing with two pistols and a carbine, which raised safety and security concerns.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
German envoy meets RSS chief, rides bicycle in Nagpur
Nagpur (Maharashtra), July 17 (IANS) German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, called on RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and toured the organisation's headquarters here on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
US scientist raped, killed in Greece
Crete, July 17 (IANS) An American scientist was raped and killed in Greece, police said.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Greece,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP expels Champion for 6 years over pistol dance video
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday expelled Uttarakhand MLA Pranav Singh Champion from the party for six years, days after he was seen dancing with two pistols and a carbine in a video, which went viral on the social media.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN poll panel seeks time to hold local elections
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Election Commission on Wednesday sought from the Supreme Court time till October 31 to hold local body elections and informed the court that it would issue notifications for that by last week of October.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bihar floods: Situation improves as water level recedes
Patna, July 17 (IANS) With the water level in major rivers receding, the situation in flood-hit Bihar showed signs of improvement on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook, T-Hub pick 10 Indian start-ups for support programme
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook and T-Hub, a Hyderabad-based global start-up catalyst, on Wednesday announced the 10 start-ups they have selected for the second edition of their "India Innovation Accelerator" programme.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Karnataka BJP hails SC verdict on rebel MLAs' plea
Bengaluru, July 17 (IANS) A resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnataka unit on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court verdict on the joint petitions of the Congress-JD-S rebel legislators for directing the Assembly Speaker to decide on their resignations and allowing them to skip the session on Thursday for the trust vote, to be moved by Chief Minister H.D Kumaraswamy.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Kerala to give job to custodial death victim's widow
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Even as the Justice (retd) K. Narayana Kurup-headed commission, appointed by the Kerala government to probe alleged custodial death of a financial agent in the Idukki district last month, is set to exhume the body to ascertain the actual cause of death, the state government on Wednesday decided to provide a government job to the widow besides Rs 1.6 million compensation to the family.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Iulia has 'shaky' experience in Bali earthquake
Bali, July 17 (IANS) Romanian model-actress Iulia Vantur woke up to a shaky alarm after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Bali.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Akshay to donate Rs 2cr for Assam floods
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar will donate Rs 1 crore each to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund, after the flood-stricken Assam, and the Kaziranga Park.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vadra seeks more time to file response to plea seeking cancellation of his bail
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned till September 26 the hearing on a plea seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to businessman Robert Vadra in a money laundering case.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kamal lends support to Suriya over education policy
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Actor-politician Kamal Haasan came out in support of actor Suriya, who was earlier criticised by the ruling AIADMK government of Tamil Nadu and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his opinion on the National Education Policy 2019.the draft National Educational Policy.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
US welcomes Kartarpur corridor construction
New Delhi/Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US has welcomed the construction of the Kartarpur corridor to link two Sikh shrines across the border between India and Pakistan, saying it supports anything that increases people-to-people ties between the two countries.
2019-07-17
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Andhra gets new governor, yet to finalise Raj Bhavan
Amaravati, July 17 (IANS) Five years after the bifurcation, Andhra Pradesh got first full-time governor with the appointment of Biswa Bhusan Harichandran on Tuesday, but the state government is scouting for a suitable place for his official residence.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Marathi folk music, dance in focus at IHC Lok Sangeet Sammelan
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Maharashtra's folk music and Lavani dance form will be under the spotlight at a two-day festival of Indian classical music at the India Habitat Centre (IHC) here from Saturday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hrithik, Tiger shoot 'risky' stunts on Finland ice
Helsinki, July 17 (IANS) Actors Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff shot an adrenaline-pumping car action sequence on ice in Finland for their upcoming film "War".
2019-07-17
Category: International, Finland,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jalan panel suggests fund transfer in tranches over 3-5 years
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Bimal Jalan panel on Wednesday finalised the report on RBI surplus capital and though not unanimous on the quantum of transfer, it has recommended 3-5 year formula for transfer of surplus in tranches to the government.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Inzamam to step down as Pakistan chief selector
Lahore, July 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq on Wednesday announced that he will step down as the chief selector once his tenure ends on July 30.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Andhra's attempts to renegotiate PPAs to hamper renewable operators' cash flows: Fitch
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government's attempts to renegotiate its agreements to purchase solar and wind power will hamper the generators' operating cash flows, Fitch Ratings said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
15 Karnataka rebel MLAs to skip assembly session on July 18
Bengaluru, July 17 (IANS) Buoyed by the Supreme Court's favourable order on their joint petitions to abstain from the Assembly, 15 Karnataka rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies said on Wednesday they would not attend the session on Thursday (July 18) for the trust vote by beleaguered Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
United to resume flights to India on September 6
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A day after Pakistan withdrew airspace restrictions, the US-based United Airlines said it would resume daily non-stop flight to India on September 6.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Trio of Kapil, Anshuman & Shantha favourites to pick India coach
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) With the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) inviting applications for the posts of Team India's coaching staff, it has been learnt that the trio of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy are favourites to be handed the responsibility of picking the head coach of the men's team.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Two killed in J&K as potato laden truck rams into ATM booth
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) Two persons were killed and another injured on Wednesday when a truck loaded with potatoes rammed into an ATM booth in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu city.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Humour helps convey message: 'Jabariya Jodi' writer
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Raaj Shaandilyaa, the writer-filmmaker who has penned dialogues of the upcoming "Jabariya Jodi", starring Siddharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra, says addressing any serious issue with a dash of humour leaves more impact with the larger audience.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi's giant chocolate roll pampers Indians' sweet tooth
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Massive biryani, khichdi and pizza world records -- we've seen them all. But chef Dhruv Oberoi surprised visitors here by preparing a 12-feet giant Swiss chocolate roll.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
'The Lion King' is visually fascinating (Review)
Film: "The Lion King"; Director: Jon Favreau; Voice Cast: Donal Glover, Seth Rogan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Beyonce, James Earl Jones; Rating: ***(3 stars)
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Money spending habits can reveal your personality
London, July 17 (IANS) Everyone spends their money differently as they have varying needs and interests. But, it is interesting to know that a person's spending habits can reveal a lot about their personality, say researchers.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Budget ensures vigilance, short-term liquidity for NBFCs'
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The proposed full Budget 2019-20 ensures strong vigilance and short-term liquidity for non-bank finance companies (NBFCs) and housing finance companies (HFCs), ratings firm India Ratings and Research said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Centre noncommittal about statehood demand of BJP's ally in Tripura
Agartala/New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Union Government has remained noncommittal about the statehood demand of the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), a junior ally of the ruling BJP, officials and party sources said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Tripura,National
BCCI officials question CoA's urgency in appointing next India coach
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) decided to invite applications for the coach and support staff of the Indian team on Tuesday and that sudden urge to appoint the coaching staff has taken certain sections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) by surprise, especially with the date of the Annual General Meeting already announced -- October 22.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
AAP Report Card: Water pipelines in Delhi slums still a dream
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which stormed into Delhi politics on the plank of providing piped water to all, has not and may not be able to provide piped water connection to over 650 JJ clusters and 100 unauthorised colonies in the city anytime soon, as the tenure of the Arvind Kejriwal government will end in February 2020.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Zimbabwe summons British envoy over assault on Minister
Harare, July 17 (IANS) The Zimbabwean government has summoned the British envoy over an assault on Foreign Minister Sibusiso Busi Moyo and his delegation in London last week, media reported on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Diplomacy,Politics
GSLV rocket glitch rectified, Chandrayaan-2 may launch next week
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose Monday flight with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was called off one hour before its lift off.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Congress leadership conundrum (Comment: Political Calculus)
The opposition's role in democracy is always very important. Ruling party and opposition dialectics is the core strength of democracy. It keeps the balance of power in the system. The ruler becomes a dictator if the opposition is weak. From President Donald Trump to Russia's Vladimir Putin, a new right-wing populism has emerged. It has also emerged in London. Many people think it is a phenomenon that has emerged out of weak opposition space.
2019-07-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Student activists try to breach Kerala Secretariat
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Four Kerala Students Union (KSU) activists on Wednesday breached the fencing of the state Secretariat even as a Cabinet meeting was underway in a bid to mark their protest against the killing of a fellow student at the University College here.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
Why Elon Musk's girlfriend screams as honey tea gets slowly boiled
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) While Tesla CEO Elon Musk is aiming to disrupt the health industry with his brain-on-the-chip technology, his girlfriend Grimes is busy with a weird and bizarre training regimen -- involving 20-25 minutes of screaming session while honey tea is being slowly boiled to spending hours in a "deprivation tank" to "astro-glide" to other dimensions: past, present and future.
2019-07-17
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Mellissa McCarthy's 'The Kitchen' opens in August
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The anticipated Hollywood thriller, "The Kitchen", starring Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish, will release in India on August 23.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Samsung cuts Exynos production amid S.Korea-Japan trade feud
Seoul, July 17 (IANS) The launch of Samsung's next flagship -- the Galaxy Note 10 -- is likely to get delayed as the tech major is reportedly slowing down the production of its top tier Exynos 9825 chipset for the handset.
2019-07-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Congress says SC ruling on Karnataka crisis "terrible judicial precedent"
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday described the Supreme Court order stating that 15 party Karnataka MLAs who have tendered their resignation cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House as a "terrible judicial precedent".
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Trolls are entertaining: Taapsee Pannu
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu finds trolls on social media entertaining.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan, sent on judicial remand
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) One of the most wanted terrorist by India, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack and several cases of terror crime in the country and Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested in Pakistan by the counter terrorism unit on Wednesday, media reported.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
'Ve maahi' song of 'Kesari' crosses 200-mn views
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The lilting "Ve maahi" song from the Akshay Kumar-starrer "Kesari" has crossed the 200 million mark on YouTube.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jadhav case: Pakistan ignored Vienna convention, bilateral treaty on consular access
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) In denying India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court for alleged espionage, Pakistan has not only violated the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations, Islamabad has also ignored a 2008 bilateral agreement on consular access. Islamabad has also stubbornly refused to agree to a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with India, or even ratify one under SAARC.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mumbai Police arrests Chota Shakeel aide Afroz Wadariya
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) In a major boost to the investigation against underworld dons Chota Shakeel and Dawood Ibrahim, the Mumbai Police arrested Afroz Wadariya aka Ahmed Raza here, officials said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taika Waititi to direct 'Thor 4'
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Director Taika Waititi, who weaved a global box-office spell with "Thor: Ragnarok", is all set to return to the franchise, helming "Thor 4".
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ALERT: 15 rebel Karnataka Congress-JD-S MLAs refuse to attend House on trust vote day
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2019-07-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Will follow SC order on MLAs' resignations: Karnataka Speaker
Bengaluru, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday said he would follow the Supreme Court's order that the 15 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House on Thursday for floor test on trust vote.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Another senior PDP leader resigns from party
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Another senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Muhammad Khalil Bandh resigned from the party on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Russians top Goa's foreign tourist arrival charts
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) More Russian tourists visited Goa than from any other country in 2018, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar told the Goa Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: International, India,National,Business/Economy
Unique scheme feeds poor, manages waste, builds infra
Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh), July 17 (IANS) The country's first garbage cafe has been launched here in Chhattisgarh. Under this, the Municipal Corporation will provide food to the poor and homeless in lieu of plastic waste.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Xiaomi launches Redmi K20, K20 Pro smartphones in India
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi on Wednesday launched two new smartphones -- Redmi K20 and K20 Pro -- in India which are the first flagship series under the Redmi sub-brand.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Priyanka Gandhi joins #SareeTwitter, wants 'dinner date' with hubby
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The #SareeTwitter trend that has been viral for the past couple of days got a huge boost on Wednesday after Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra shared a throwback picture from her wedding day.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
'Gully Boy', 'Andhadhun' up for honours at Melbourne
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's "Gully Boy" and Sriram Raghavan's "Andhadhun" have bagged top nominations at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), 2019.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Malaysia, Australia seek justice for MH17 victims
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) The governments of Malaysia and Australia on Wednesday reiterated their determination to bring justice to the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down in eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board five years ago.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP will win upcoming UP bypolls: Swatantra Dev Singh
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A day after being named as the president of Uttar Pradesh's BJP unit, Swatantra Dev Singh said the party will win all 12 assembly seats where by-elections are to be held in the coming months.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Shiv Sena takes out procession against private insurance firms
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Ruling ally Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray led a huge procession targeting the high-handed attitude of various private insurance companies in the matter of crop insurance for farmers, here on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Militant killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) One militant was killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, police said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Sudan's military council, opposition ink power-sharing deal
Khartoum, July 17 (IANS) Sudan's opposition and the ruling military council that took power after the ousting of long-serving president Omar al-Bashir signed on Wednesday a political deal for a three year transitional period in the country.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Sudan,Defence/Security,Politics
Euro T20 Slam: Gibbs appointed Rhinos' head coach
Cape Town, July 17 (IANS) Former South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs has been appointed as the head coach of Euro T20 Slam franchise Rotterdam Rhinos.
2019-07-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Shastri lauds Williamson's composure in WC final
London, July 17 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri on Wednesday praised New Zealand skipper Kane Williamsons immaculate composure during the recently concluded ICC Mens Cricket World Cup final match at Lord's, which the Black Caps lost very closely.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
All suspects of Easter terror attacks arrested: Sri Lanka Prez
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said that all suspects involved in the Easter Sunday terror explosions had been arrested following extensive investigations and search operations carried out by security forces and the suspects may receive the death penalty as there was clear evidence against them, media reported on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics,Terrorism
Surjeet Singh appointed skipper of Puneri Paltan for PKL 7
Pune, July 17 (IANS) Eyeing their maiden title in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), Pune based league outfit Puneri Paltan has appointed defender Surjeet Singh as their captain besides unveiling their new jersey for the seventh season, starting July 20 in Hyderabad.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Hope India raises its 1st international sovereign bond in London: May
New Delhi/London, July 17 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed hope that when India raises its first ever international sovereign bond this year, it should do so in London's capital market.
2019-07-17
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Politics
Fit citizens asset for nation's growth: Surendra Poonia
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Fit citizens are the biggest symbol and assets for growth-oriented attitude of any nation, believes Surendra Poonia, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member and noted Indian sportsman who founded the Soldierathon marathon.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Sports
LTI to buy advanced analytics firm Lymbyc for Rs 38 crore
Bengaluru, July 17 (IANS) Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI), the IT services arm of engineering and construction conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Ltd., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bengaluru-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics firm Lymbyc for an enterprise value of Rs 38 crore.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Shubhankar star attraction at 148th Open Championship
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Shubhankar Sharma, the lone Indian to qualify for the 148th Open Championship, will be teeing it up at the iconic Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland on Thursday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Lawmakers raise tech-related security issues in RS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Amid complaints of social media giants promoting certain views to suit their business interests, BJP lawmaker in the Rajya Sabha, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, on Wednesday demanded to bring a law to ensure that freedom of expression of people is not curtailed.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology
UP BJP MLA says cows in shelters died natural deaths
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) Even as the controversy over the deaths of cows in shelters in Uttar Pradesh rages on, BJP MLA from Barabanki Ajay Singh said that the cows had died natural deaths.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
SP to probe into 'fake charges' against Azam Khan
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party has finally decided to stand up for its senior MP Mohd Azam Khan who is facing a slew of charges against him.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Is Goa tourism plan a copy paste job, asks BJP MLA
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) BJP legislator Glenn Ticlo on Wednesday alleged that Goa's draft tourism policy 2018 and master plan, which is being carried out by a leading global consultancy firm is a "copy paste" job, and questioned the state government's decision to pay around Rs 3 crore for drafting the plan.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Users want to 'throw away' Instagram after another outage
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Instagram's users want to "throw away" the app as it suffered a major outage yet again that did not let users from around the world to access the Facebook-owned app.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
94% Indian sales professionals use tech to close deals
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Almost all sales professionals -- 94 per cent -- use technology to close more deals in India and those professionals who rely on sales technology outperform their peers, says a new survey by Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Goa crisis: Congress may approach court after 'proper study'
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar on Wednesday said that the party may approach judiciary after "proper study" of the manner in which 10 MLAs defected from the party last week.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Researchers show how plastics can be reused
London, July 17 (IANS) While a small proportion of the hundreds types of plastics can be recycled by conventional technology, researchers show there are other things that can be done to reuse plastics after they have served their original purpose.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
HC dismisses plea alleging discrepancies in St Stephens cut off for Christians
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday turned down a plea which alleged large-scale discrepancies in the cut-off marks for Christian Scheduled Tribes (CST), Christian Others (COTH), and Christian Physically Handicapped (CPH) applicants for admission to undergraduate courses in St Stephen's College.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC says rebel MLAs can't be compelled to participate in trust vote
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) On the eve of trust vote in Karnataka Assembly, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that 15 Congress MLAs, who have tendered their resignations, cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
3 gangsters held after shootout on Dwarka Expressway
Gurugram, July 17 (IANS) The Crime branch of Gurugram police has arrested three notorious gangsters after a shootout in the national capital's Dwarka Expressway, an official said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 pilgrims injured as glacier collapses in Himachal
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Four pilgrims were critically injured when a portion of a glacier collapsed and hit them while they were on the Shrikhand Mahadev yatra, a rock Shiva lingam, in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) One of the most wanted terrorist by India, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack and several cases of terror crime in the country and Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested in Pakistan by the counter terrorism unit on Wednesday, Geo TV reported.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Terrorism
Five injured in cylinder blast in Delhi
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Five persons including a 5-year-old girl were injured on Wednesday after a cylinder exploded in west Delhi's Moti Nagar area, police said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Manny Pacquiao's camp denies Amir Khan's bout claim
London, July 17 (IANS) The publicist of Manny Pacquiao has denied the claims of Philippine boxing legend signing a contract to take on British boxer Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
UAE to give visa-on-arrival to Indian passport holders
Dubai, July 17 (IANS) For those with family and friends back home in India, visiting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could be a hassle free process if they are already residency visa holders of the UK or the European Union.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diplomacy,Politics
France expects first 5G deployment by 2020
Paris, July 17 (IANS) French telecom regulator Arcep expects the commercial roll-out of the next-generation 5G mobile phone network in the country to commence in 2020, to be followed by large-scale commercialisation a decade later.
2019-07-17
Category: International, France,Technology
Salman shares adorable photograph to wish Katrina
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan shared a photograph of himself with Katrina Kaif to wish the actress on her 36th birthday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Priyanka congratulates 'Jsister' Sophie over Emmy Nomination
New York, July 17 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra shared a special message to her 'J Sister' and actress Sophie Turner on her "Game of Thrones" Emmy Nomination.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mumbai Police arrests Chota Shakeel aide Afroz Wadariya
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) In a major boost to investigation against underworld don Chota Shakeel and Dawood Ibrahim, the Mumbai Police has arrested Afroz Wadariya aka Ahmed Raza here, officials said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI raids Ateeq Ahmed's properties in UP
Prayagraj, July 17 (IANS) The CBI on Wednesday carried out raids at six locations in Uttar Pradesh, including the residence and office of mafia don Ateeq Ahmad, who is presently lodged in Ahmedabad Jail.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai building crash toll climbs to 14, rescue operations on
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The overnight death toll in Mumbai's house crash climbed to 14 with three more bodies extricated from the rubble of the four-storied residential building, officials of the BMC Disaster Control said here on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kathua case: HC to hear death plea on Thursday
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) Sensing the gravity of the matter, the Punjab and Haryana High Court here on Wednesday decided to hear on Thursday the Kathua rape victim father's plea seeking death penalty for the heinous act and murder of his eight-year-old daughter in Jammu and Kashmir last year.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Will follow SC order on MLAs' resignations: Karnataka Speaker
Bengaluru, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday said he would follow the Supreme Court's order that the 15 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Concussion subs set to make debut in Ashes
London, July 17 (IANS) Cricket authorities are mulling over the idea of introducing concussion substitutes in Test cricket and they may be in place in the upcoming Ashes series starting August 1.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
DIPAM's buyback could be affected by tax, but still be undertaken: Secretary
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The recent Budget announcment of a 20 per cent tax on share buybacks could marginally affect the equity repurchase plans of the CPSEs but still it will remain an important mechanism to achieve the disinvestment target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore in fiscal 2020, a top official of the sell-off department said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
GoT earns record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Popular fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" has set a new record by earning 32 nominations for the 2019 Emmys, the most ever for a single season of a show.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stokes asked umpire to take off four overthrows during WC final
London, July 17 (IANS) Amid the furore over umpires call to give an extra run when a throw struck Ben Stokes' bat in the World Cup final, it has now come to light that the all-rounder had asked the umpires to take away the four overthrows which ultimately proved to be decisive in England's win over New Zealand.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
SC says rebel MLAs can't be compelled to participate in trust vote
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that 15 Congress MLAs, who have tendered their resignations, cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hrithik Roshan meets Sushil Modi in Bihar
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan met senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi to thank him for making his film "Super 30" tax-free in the state.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Bihar,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PSG sign French defender Diallo for 5 years
Paris, July 17 (IANS) Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have announced the arrival of French defender Abdou Diallo from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund on a five-year contract, linking him with the capital club until June 30, 2024.
2019-07-17
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Tamil director Bharathiraja to be honoured in Singapore
Singapore, July 17 (IANS) Veteran Tamil director Bharathi Raja will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the 3rd Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF) on August 30.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Apple adding 59 new emojis to its keyboard
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) In a bid to bring more diversity to its keyboards, Apple is rolling out 59 new emojis to its keyboard for iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watches this fall.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
#Sisteract: Deepika gets all mushy over Anisha
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone shared a beautiful message for her sister Anisha Padukone, whom she called a "bundle of joy".
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iran says its missile programme with US not negotiable
Tehran, July 17 (IANS) Iran has rejected suggestions it is willing to discuss its missile programme with the US.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) To help paralyzed people control devices and empower people with brain disorders enrich their lives, Elon Musk-led startup Neuralink has revealed tiny brain "threads" in a chip which is long lasting, usable at home and has the potential to replace cumbersome devices currently used as brain-machine interfaces.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Akhilesh, Mayawati feel CBI heat ahead of UP bypolls (IANS Special)
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's resolve to regain a foothold in state politics by winning a sizeable number of seats in the upcoming by-elections to 12 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh may not actually work according to plans.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sindhu, Srikanth enter 2nd round of Indonesia Open
Jakarta, July 17 (IANS) Top Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth on Wednesday progressed to the second round of the $1,250,000 Indonesia Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament after winning their respective opening-round matches.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
CBI raids Ateeq's home, offices in Prayagraj
Prayagraj, July 17 (IANS) The CBI on Wednesday raided the Prayagraj-based residence and offices of mafia don Ateeq Ahmad, who is presently lodged in Ahmadabad jail.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Hanuman Chalisa' recited on UP road to oppose 'namaaz' on streets
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) Activists of religious group Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) have registered their opposition to offering 'namaaz' on the streets by reciting "Hanuman Chalisa" on the road in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Gutka ban stir leads to UP jail inmate's death
Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) An inmate of an Uttar Pradesh prison has died during a protest strike over a ban on tobacco products.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US House condemns Trump for 'racist comments'
-Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to condemn US President Donald Trump for his "racist remarks" against four Democratic congresswomen.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Australian Police denies intimidating journalists
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) The Australian Police have denied using tactics to intimidate the press with recent police raids against journalists for leaking confidential documents, which led to much criticism from various quarters.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Australia,Media
Sensex opens tad higher as Wipro, Yes Bank, Mindtree results awaited
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The Sensex on Wednesday opened slightly higher above the 39,000 mark as result of several corporate biggies were awaited.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
US court denies bail to church leader accused of rape
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) The leader of the so-called "Luz del Mundo" ("Light of the World") church will remain imprisoned in a US jail without bail until he faces trial on charges of child pornography, child rape and human trafficking, a state judge has ruled.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
20-year-old case against Yogi dismissed
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A special court has given a major relief to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a 20-year-old murder case as it dismissed the case.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Facebook's digital coin Libra 'delusional': US lawmakers
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US lawmakers attacked Facebook's upcoming digital cryptocurrency Libra at a Senate hearing here, calling it "delusional" and "dangerous" and directing the social networking giant to clean up its house first before launching a new business model.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
Morgan has climbed Everest by winning WC: Strauss
London, July 17 (IANS) Andrew Strauss, England team director, is all praise for captain Eoin Morgan, saying he has climbed Everest -- the highest mountain in the world -- by winning the World Cup 2019.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Man gives triple talaq within 24 hours of marriage
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) A man has given triple talaq to his wife within 24 hour of getting married here in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Narender Gehlot becomes 2nd youngest goalscorer for India
Ahmedabad, July 17 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old Narender Gehlot has become the second youngest international goalscorer in Indian football.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Football
Gunfight in J&K's Sopore
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) A gunfight started on Wednesday between the security forces and hiding militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore area, police said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: 4th time ICJ to adjudicate on India vs Pakistan
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Kulbhushan Jadhav case is the fourth time the International Court of Justice would be adjudicating a case involving India and Pakistan. In the three previous cases, the ICJ has been careful in not passing judgments that could be seen as one-sided.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Karnataka political saga (Comment)
The current political crisis for the Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka is not a surprise for many, rather it was something in waiting since the day the government was formed. Anyone with a little idea of Karnataka politics knew that this government would not last long. All the three major parties in the state must be working on their respective strategies accordingly in the last 13 months.
2019-07-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Kulbhushan Jadhav's case reminiscent of Sarabjit Singh issue
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Kulbhushan Jadhav, in whose case the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will deliver its judgement on Wednesday, is not the first Indian national to be held by Pakistan and sentenced to death after being labelled a "spy" and "terrorist".
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maharashtra eagerly awaits ICJ verdict on Mumbaikar Jadhav
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) With prayers on their lips, Indians, and in particular the people of Maharashtra, eagerly await the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Kulbhushan Jadhav, a Mumbaikar who is facing death sentence in Pakistan.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
'Threatened' ex-MLA hides inside train toilet to save life
Bhopal, July 17 (IANS) In a shocking incident, former Madhya Pradesh MLA from Samajwadi Party Sunilam was forced to hide inside a train toilet after an unidentified youth allegedly threatened him with dire consequences.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
History of Jadhav case; ICJ to deliver verdict
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will deliver its judgement on Wednesday evening in the case of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan on charges of spying, a claim rubbished by India.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Darshan at Amarnath breaks last 4-year record
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) With over two lakh pilgrims performing the Amarnath Yatra in the past 16 days, officials said it was the highest number to visit the Himalayan cave shrine during the first forthright in the last four years.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Messi is the face of soccer: Griezmann
Barcelona, July 17 (IANS) Barcelona's last signing Antoine Griezmann has said that his new teammate Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world and the face of the sport.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Next transformative idea, 80mn connections under Ujjwala in 100 days
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The next big goal of Modi 2.0 is to take its flagship 'Ujjwala' scheme to 80 million households within the first 100 days of the government.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UN's top development official 'in awe' of India's efforts
United Nations, July 17 (IANS) UN Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner says that he is "simply in awe" of how India is proceeding on its "fascinating journey" towards meeting its sustainable development goals (SDGs).
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
South Asia floods threaten 6mn, risk of disease rise: Red Cross
United Nations, July 17 (IANS) Nearly six million people across South Asia are under threat from rising flood waters, with more than one million already displaced in Assam alone, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC).
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
US slaps sanctions on Myanmar Army chief over Rohingya killings
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions on the Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's armed forces and another three top military leaders of the Southeast Asian country for the extra-judicial executions of members of the Rohingya ethnic minority.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
US asylum rule puts vulnerable migrants at risk: UN
Geneva, July 17 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said it had expressed its concerns about the new asylum restrictions put in place by the US administration, saying this measure will put vulnerable people and families at risk.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Eagerly waiting to start shooting for 'Munna Bhai 3': Sanjay Dutt
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Dutt is eagerly waiting to start shooting for the much-awaited third installment of "Munna Bhai..." film series.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Former DIG's daughter molested, accused held
Noida, July 17 (IANS) A man has been arrested for allegedly molesting the daughter of a former Deputy Inspector General of police in Greater Noida, police said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US stocks close lower
New York, July 17 (IANS) U.S. stocks closed lower as investors digested the latest corporate earnings reports and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's remarks.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Trump slams Obama over Turkey's Russia missile purchase
Washington, July 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has refused to criticise the Turkish government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan over its purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles and blamed Ankara's move on his predecessor, former President Barack Obama.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Shivraj hits out at Kamal Nath-government over proposed Sita temple in Sri Lanka
Bhopal, July 17 (IANS) A war of words has broken out between former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the Congress government in the state over the proposed temple of goddess Sita in Sri Lanka.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Ursula von der Leyen becomes first female EU Commission chief
Strasbourg (France), July 17 (IANS) Germany's Ursula von der Leyen has been elected as the next President of the European Commission with a slim majority.
2019-07-17
Category: International, France,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, search for successor begins
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Following Christine Lagarde's formal resignation from IMF, the Fund's Executive Board has said it will initiate promptly the process of selecting the next Managing Director.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
DUTA ends two-day strike
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) ended its two-day strike on Tuesday after its concerns over hasty implementation of reservations for economically weaker sections in teaching posts was taken up in the Academic Council meeting.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
South Africa's Zuma claims he received death threats
Johannesburg, July 17 (IANS) Former South African President Jacob Zuma has claimed that he has received death threats over a telephonic call.
2019-07-17
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Anand Mahindra to ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Syria hold India to 1-1 draw
Ahmedabad, July 16 (IANS) India were held to a 1-1 draw by Syria in their final Intercontinental Cup match in Ahmedabad on on Tuesday. Narinder Gahlot (18) scored in the 51st minute while Syrua struck back with skipper Firas Al-Khatib converting a penalty in the 78th minute.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Football
Diverted Vistara flight lands in Lucknow with low fuel
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) A Vistara Mumbai-Delhi flight that was diverted to Lucknow, landed at the city's airport with low level of fuel left.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Karnataka Congress blames BJP for its rebel MLAs' lockdown
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) With time ticking away for the trust-vote on Thursday, a desperate Karnataka Congress on Tuesday blamed the opposition BJP for its rebel MLAs' lockdown in Mumbai.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
AAP MPs ask Shah to analyse Delhi's safety with Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Three Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MPs on Tuesday met Home Minister Amit Shah over "increasing" crimes in Delhi and urged him to have a meeting on the issue with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former IAF airman donates Rs 1.08 crore to Defence Ministry
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A former airman of the Indian Air Force has donated Rs 1.08 crore to the Defence Ministry here.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Next transformative idea: 80 million connections under Ujjwala in 100 days
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Modi 2.0 next big goal is to take its flagship Ujjwala scheme to 80 million households in first 100 days of the government.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MCX's Q1 net profit up 496% to Rs 43.70 cr
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX), on Tuesday reported a 496 per cent increase in its net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of 2019-20.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Drug peddler held for supplying imported drug in rave parties
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Police has arrested a drug peddler who was supplying imported California Marijuana drug to high profile events and rave parties in south Delhi's hotels and farm houses, a police officer said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy rains inundate vast areas in Malda, North Dinajpur in Bengal
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Vast areas in Malda and North Dinjapur districts in north Bengal have been inundated following heavy rains over the past few days raising the water level of prominent rivers, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
Next transformative idea, 80 million connections under Ujjwala in 100 days
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The next big goal of Modi 2.0 is to take its flagship 'Ujjwala' scheme to 80 million households within the first 100 days of the government.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SAD rejects CBI closure report in sacrilege cases
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) The Shiromani Akal Dal (SAD), here on Tuesday, rejected the closure report by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case of sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib at Bargadi, Punjab, in 2015.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Punjab,National
Missing kid -- 8th in six months -- found murdered in M-P
Bhopal, July 16 (IANS) Kids are bearing the brunt of growing crime in Madhya Pradesh. There have been eight incidents in the past six months where the government acted only after the victims had lost their lives. Bhopal police on Tuesday recovered partly-charred body of 4-year-old Varun Meena who was missing since Sunday. Varuns family feared he was kidnapped when he left home to buy toffees from a nearby shop.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi Police arrest two ATM fraudsters
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police here arrested two alleged trickster who used to cheat elderly as well as first-time ATM users.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
England's ODI renaissance comes full circle
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Brendon McCullum may have only been one of the commentators for the 2019 World Cup, but his impact on the final of the tournament is far greater than that. His effect on New Zealand is obvious -- six players who played at Lord's on Sunday, including skipper Kane Williamson, were part of McCullum's side that made it to the final in 2015. But it is Eoin Morgan's admission before the start of the tournament in May that shows how much McCullum impacted England's rise in ODI cricket.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Hima Das appeals for help as floods ravage Assam
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Star sprinter Hima Das, whose home state Assam has been reeling from the worst spell of floods in recent years, has appealed for contributions to the Chief Minister's Relief Funds.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Optimism for new orders at 10-year low: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The optimism for new orders in the third quarter of calender year 2019 among Indian businesses across segments is at 10-year low, according to D&B Business Optimism Index.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt to launch portal to help Jet staff find jobs in other airlines
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The government may not have extended support to now-defunct Jet Airways, but it has promised to facilitate employment to job-less airline staff.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two men arrested for assaulting traffic cops
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Two men have been arrested for allegedly assaulting traffic police officials while they were impounding their vehicle in North Delhi, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India, Italy plan fast-track system for investments
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) To facilitate bilateral investments, India and Italy have decided to establish a "fast-track system" for companies and investors of both the countries.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Designed in UK, Made in India' to enhance partnership: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Union Minister Piyush Goyal has given a new concept of "Designed in UK, Made in India" to enhance partnership between the two countries.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Soldier slips to death near LoC In Kupwara district
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) An Army soldier on Tuesday slipped to his death near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Fake co-founder of Musk-owned Neuralinks surfaces before mega launch
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) As Elon Musk-founded Neuralink prepared to showcase some breakthrough in the human-computer interface technology on Tuesday, an alleged fake co-founder of the company surfaced, claiming that Musk's idea is immature.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BSR & Associates quits as IL&FS Engineering's auditor
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Nearly a month after resigning as the statutory auditors of IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), BSR & Associates, a KPMG arm, has relinquished its position as one of the auditors of IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company with immediate effect.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
One-third CFOs see change in investment this year: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Amid global trade tension and rising protectionist measures by governments globally, a change in world trade order seems underway. A recent survey of CFOs across the globe sees their company's spending and investment worldwide to change.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
NPA, NBFC crises not over yet: HDFC MD
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) HDFC Bank's MD Aditya Puri on Tuesday said the crises in the non-banking financial companies (NBFC) and that OF high non-performing assets (NPA) are not yet resolved, and are being worked upon by stakeholders.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
3 found murdered in suspected case of human sacrifice
Amaravati, July 16 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district were hunting on Tuesday for the killers of three elderly members of a family who were found murdered at a temple in a case of suspected human sacrifice.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka knot: Lawyers argue court's jurisdiction
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the contention of the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly, which apparently indicated that the court had no jurisdiction over him.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Agra halwais unhappy as govt mulls imposing standards on sweets
Agra, July 16 (IANS) Efforts are on to sour the sweet taste of mitthais by conventional halwais who add to the collective festive joy with a wide range of barfis, jamuns, jalebis and mouthwatering rasmalais.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Indian doubles pairs make good starts at Indonesian Open
Jakarta, July 16 (IANS) Indian doubles pairs were off to a winning start at the Indonesia Open with two of them entering the second round here on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Tendulkar bats for second Super Over to decide WC winner in case of tie
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said there should be a second Super Over to decide the winner instead of the boundary count if a situation like the World Cup final arises where England edged past New Zealand on more number of boundaries hit.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
AAP Report Card-III: Piped water still a pipe dream for Delhi slums
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which came to power in Delhi promising piped water for all its residents -- including those in over 675 JJ clusters and 1,725 unauthorised colonies -- may not be able to fulfill its promise with the tenure of the Arvind Kejriwal government coming to an end in February 2020. Piped water may well remain a pipe dream for around 650 JJ clusters and 100 unauthorised colonies in the city.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Brazilian priest shoved off stage by woman
New York, July 16 (IANS) A Brazilian Catholic priest, known across the country for his popular sermons, was seen violently knocked off stage by a woman at a religious event in Sao Paulo in a video that has gone viral over social media.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Karnataka crisis: SC takes up row over anti-defection law
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The 10th Schedule of the Indian Constitution, which is popularly referred to as the 'Anti-Defection Law', was at the centre-stage, as arguments began in the Supreme Court on the petitions in the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Telangana office employees shifted over TikTok videos
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) A government office is a place of serious business where officials are often seen engrossed in files but employees at a government office in Telangana shocked everyone by filming and sharing TikTok videos.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Railways mulling another Vande Bharat Express between Delhi-Katra
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Riding high on the success of the Vande Bharat Express currently plying on the New Delhi-Varanasi route, the Indian Railways is planning another set of trains between the national capital and Katra for pilgrims travelling to the Vaishno Devi shrine.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Airlines to get relief as Pakistan lifts complete airspace restrictions
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian airlines are expected to benefit from shorter flight routes to Europe and other western destinations, as Pakistan removed complete airspace access restrictions on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
15-day 'Happiness Utsav' begins in Delhi schools
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Beginning Tuesday, the Directorate of Education of Delhi is organising a 15-day "Happiness Utsav" across all its schools to celebrate the first year of the "happiness curriculum".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wanted criminal Mehraj Sulemani held in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Police on Tuesday arrested wanted criminal Mehraj Sulemani after an encounter in the crowded Mohan Nagar area under the Sahibabad police station. Sulemani, a resident of Meerut, carried a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Haryana Assembly monsoon session from August 2
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Haryana Assembly will start on August 2.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Railways' 100-day plan: Cut travel time on Delhi-Howrah, Delhi-Mumbai routes
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages reducing the travel time on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs 13,500 crore, officials said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Is it a turning point for Yes Bank?
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) It has mostly been downhill for the country's fourth largest private lender Yes Bank since April 26, when it reported its first-ever financial loss in the March quarter.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
India must tap foreign capital to trigger investment cycle: CEA
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurty Subramaniam on Tuesday said India must tap foreign investment to trigger investment cycle that will lead to higher growth of 8 per cent which is needed for becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2025.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
10 killed, 10 injured in Mumbai building crash (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) At least 10 people, including four women and a infant, were killed when a four-storied residential building came crashing down in south Mumbai while 10 injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RS clears AERA Bill: Regulator to fix tariff at fewer airports
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to raise threshold for an airport to qualify as 'major airport' and hence reducing the tariff-fixing power of airport regulator to a fewer airports.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DIPAM mulls many CPSEs' offer for sale
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Faced with the daunting task of a higher sell-off target, the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) is mulling offer for sale (OFS) of many Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) like Coal India, NBCC, NLC and Hudco, official sources said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
I feel I was destined to be an actress: Palomi
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) National award-winning actress Palomi Ghosh, who plays a pivotal role in the upcoming Netflix web series 'Typewriter, says although she had no plan to become an actress, she was destined to be one.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
MediaTek teaser on Helio G90 gaming chipset
Taipei, July 16 (IANS) Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek on Tuesday allowed a peek into the Helio G90 -- its first dedicated gaming chipset.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology
No more rent a womb, as Govt brings Bill banning commercial surrogacy
New Deli, July 16 (IANS) It's the end of surrogacy in India, say experts after the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 was tabled in Parliament on Monday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Speaker can't force legislator to continue: rebel Karnataka MLAs
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The court of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday saw lengthy arguments for nearly five hours as it heard the case related to resignation by 15 Congress MLAs of Karnataka, with contentions and counter contentions revolving around the legislative procedures.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Why Shah Rukh saw 'The Lion King' 40 times
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he has seen "The Lion King" 40 times because of his children.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Riney joins cast of 'Kulfi Kumar Bajewala'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actress-model Riney Aryaa, who has featured in shows such as "Suvreen Guggal - Topper of The Year" and "Emotional Atyachaar", will enter "Kulfi Kumar Bajewala" as an actress.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dabang Delhi rope in Reforce as partner for PKL 7
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pro Kabaddi League outfit Dabang Delhi has roped in Reforce, an Indian active wear brand, as their partner ahead of the seventh season of the league, starting July 20 in Hyderabad.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Both Trinamool, BJP claim control over Bongaon municipality (Lead, correcting para 1)
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Amid high drama and clashes over a board meeting of West Bengal's Bongaon municipality called on Tuesday to debate a no-confidence resolution, both the ruling Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed to have proved their majority.
2019-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Man carrying Rs 39 lakh in unaccounted cash arrested in Kolkata
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police on Tuesday arrested a man for carrying unaccounted cash worth Rs 39 lakh, an officer said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naezy proud of booming rap culture in India
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Rapper Naezy, whose life served as one of the inspirations for the Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt-starrer "Gully Boy", feels proud to see the growth of rap culture in India.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vijayveer Sidhu wins 3rd gold at Jr Shooting ISSF WC
Suhl (Germany), July 16 (IANS) Vijayveer Sidhu notched up his third gold medal of the ongoing ISSF Junior Shooting World Cup as he combined with Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu and Adarsh Singh to clinch the men's 25m pistol event here on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
Jaaved Jaaferi trolled over Patanjali joke
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actor Jaaved Jaaferi was slammed by a section of social media for tweeting a joke on Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's company, Patanjali Ayurved.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Would love to do a web series: Gautam Rode
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actor Gautam Rode is a popular name in the television circuit. He has also done movies in the past and made his debut in theatre. He now wants to challenge himself by entering the digital domain.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ed Sheeran has great sense of humour: Himesh Patel
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) "Yesterday" star Himesh Patel had great fun working with popular singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, and is impressed with his sense of humour.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Airtel, VIL's postpaid tariffs 1.5-2 times higher than Jio: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A recent report by CLSA has said that the postpaid tariff plans of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea are priced at a premium of 1.5 to 2 times that of Reliance Jio.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
'Indian Idol 10' finalist sings title track of TV show
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) "Indian Idol 10" finalist Ankush Bhardwaj has lent his voice to the title track of the new show "Ishaaron Ishaaron Mein".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Himachal Cabinet for monsoon session from August 19
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday recommended to the Governor to convene the monsoon session of the state assembly from August 19 to 31, with a total of 11 sittings.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Learnt so much from Naseeruddin Shah: Randeep Hooda
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) On the occassion of Guru Purnima on Tuesday, actor Randeep Hooda dedicated a heartfelt post to veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
HC defers rebel AAP lawmakers' plea till July 19
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday deferred till July 19, the hearing of pleas filed by two rebel lawmakers of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), challenging the Delhi Assembly Speaker's decision to initiate disqualification proceedings against them.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Dancing star Dhairya bags mythological show
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Dhairya Tandon, former contestant of "Super Dancer Chapter 3", is set to play child Bhandasura in the mythology show, "Vighnaharta Ganesh".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Unhappy over court's Quran order, girl to move HC
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) A 19-year-old woman, who was asked by a court here to distribute copies of the Quran as punishment for a "communal" post on social media, is unhappy over the directive and said she would move the High Court.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Both TMC, BJP claim control over Bongaon municipality
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Amid high drama and clashes at a board meeting on Tuesday, called to debate a no-confidence resolution, of the Bongaon municipality of West Bengal, both the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed to have proved their majority.
2019-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Graphic suicide scene in '13 Reasons Why' altered
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Two years after its premiere, Netflix has removed the controversial graphic suicide scene from the first season of the popular young adult drama, "13 Reasons Why".
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
CSC partners with Facebook to empower rural women
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Common Services Centre (CSC), which serves as access point for the delivery of various electronic services to villages in India, on Tuesday announced a partnership with social media giant Facebook to provide digital skill training to women village level entrepreneurs.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Sub-continental coaches feel the heat after World Cup
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Starting from India, the sub-continent teams seem to be the worst hit in the aftermath of the World Cup with all five boards hinting at changes in their coaching staff after all of them, barring the men in blue, failed to make the knockout stages of the tournament.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SP, VHP leaders shot dead in two separate incidents in UP
Ayodhya/Pratapgarh, July 16 (IANS) A Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader and a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader were shot dead in two separate incidents in Uttar Pradesh, exposing the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bollywood needs Atif Aslam: Amaal Malik
Karachi, July 16 (IANS) Music composer Amaal Mallik misses the absence of Pakistani singer Atif Aslams voice in Bollywood songs.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Tonnes of wheat rotting in rain in Haryana
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) Several thousand tonnes of wheat has been lying unattended in food corporation godowns in Haryana, with the grain turning black with mildew after getting soaked in the rain, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Sir Ben Stokes? Could be possible, say British PM candidates
London, July 16 (IANS) England's World Cup hero Ben Stokes could be awarded a knighthood, if Prime Ministerial candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are to be believed. The pair was asked during a debate on Monday if they would give Stokes a knighthood if either of them replaced current incumbent Theresa May as British Prime Minister.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Agonising wait on for 200 Tiranga TV staffers over pending dues
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The agonising wait for nearly 200 HTN Tiranga TV employees to get their pending dues continued on Tuesday as there was no clarity from the management of the channel on the amount for the severance package.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Technology,Business/Economy
Netflix to expand India slate with Bollywood power
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) American streaming giant Netflix is expanding its India slate of original series, and focus on domestic talent is high on its priority list. After the much-anticipated launch of "Sacred Games season two" on August 15, the digital entertainment site has content in store over the next months that flaunts Bollywood biggies such as Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
7 killed, 10 injured in south Mumbai building collapse (Fourth Lead)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) At least seven people, including three women, were killed as an old, four-storied residential building collapsed in south Mumbai while eight injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said here.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Violence-hit Kankinara in Bengal tense, many held
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Amidst fresh violence and prohibitory orders at Kankinara of the North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal on Tuesday, the area wore a deserted look on Tuesday and shops remained closed.
2019-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I have never holidayed alone: Adah Sharma
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma who is playing the leading lady in the new web series "The Holiday", says that she has never been on a solo trip because, for her, more than an exotic location, companionship is what matters when it comes to long-distance travel.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Is Facebook launching new TikTok competitor?
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) With Facebook roping in former Google employee Jason Toff for a key portfolio, speculation is rife about the social networking giant preparing the launch of a serious competitor to the short video-sharing app TikTok.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Agonising wait on for 200 Tiranga TV staffers over pending dues
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The agonising wait for nearly 200 HTN Tiranga TV employees to get their pending dues continued on Friday as there was no clarity from the management of the channel on the amount for the severance package.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Technology,Business/Economy
BPSC apologises for controversial question, state promises probe
Patna, July 16 (IANS) The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) on Tuesday apologised for a controversial question in a paper of its ongoing main examination that sought to know from civil service aspirants if the state Governor was "merely a puppet".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education
Anusuiya Uikey, Harichandran named Andhra, Chhattisgarh Governors
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed BJP leaders Anusuiya Uikey and B.B. Harichandran as the Governors of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh, respectively.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kesarbai Building missing from BMC's list of 'dangerous' structures
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The name of the dilapidated Kesarbai Building, whose illegal rear portion came crashing down on Tuesday killing at least seven persons, is mysteriously omitted from a comprehensive list of 499 "dangerous" buildings prepared by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), said a RTI activist.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Punjab wants to dedicate second AIIMS to Guru Nanak
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the Central government to dedicate the second AIIMS in the state to Guru Nanak Dev whose 550th birth anniversary is in November.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics,Religion
India have task cut out as Commonwealth TT C'ships get underway (Preview)
Cuttack, July 16 (IANS) India may have got the toughest group opponents from among the teams participating in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, beginning at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday, but team captain and ace paddler A. Sharth Kamal is confident that India will retain the Host Associations Cup on Friday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
7 killed, 10 injured in south Mumbai building collapse (Third Lead)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, were killed as a four-storied residential building collapsed in south Mumbai while eight injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said here.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Community radio stations to give big push to Modi 2.0's 100-day agenda
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Giving a big push to its 100-day development agenda, and as part of securing people's participation at every level, the Modi government is setting up community radio stations across all the 115 'aspirational districts' in the country.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Landa more depressed than injured after Tour de France crash
Cahuzac-sur-V�re (France), July 16 (IANS) Movistar's Spanish rider Mikel Landa said on Tuesday that he was in emotional pain after his recent crash during the 10th stage of the 2019 Tour de France.
2019-07-16
Category: India, France,Sports,Other Sports
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India, Pakistan await ICJ verdict tomorrow
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) All eyes are on The International Court of Justice that will deliver on Wednesday its verdict on Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death for alleged espionage by a Pakistani military court.
2019-07-16
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google walkout leader Meredith Whittaker leaves company
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Founder of Google's "Open Research Group", Meredith Whittaker, who led employee protests against sexual harassment and Google's secret work for China, has quit her job because of the internal retaliation she faced at work following the protests.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
TN should have 'no hydrocarbon project' policy: Stalin
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Tuesday urged the Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government to take a policy decision not to allow hydro-carbon exploration in the state.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
RTR flyover remained shut hours after opening
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Even hours after the long-delayed Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover was inaugurated by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, it was not opened for the people, disappointing the commuters.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Rajya Sabha passes AERA bill, regulator's airport tariff powers curbed
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to raise the threshold for an airport to qualify as a "major airport" and hence reduces the tariff-fixing power of the airport regulator to fewer airports.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Former Samajwadi Party MP Neeraj Shekhar joins BJP
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A day after he quit the Samajwadi Party (SP), Neeraj Shekhar joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of party general secretaries Bhupendra Yadav and Anil Jain. The development came hours after Shekhar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday morning.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
OYO launches co-working arm, eyes 50 centres by year-end
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Hopitality services provider OYO on Tuesday launched OYO Workspaces, its business unit for co-working spaces, which will include Powerstation and Workflo and the recently acquired Innov8.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Agra jail inmates make 'eco-bricks' to curb polythene menace
Agra, July 16 (IANS) Inmates of Agra district jail have lent a helping hand in the campaign against the polythene menace in the tourist city as they have made ecologically-friendly bricks that are filled with waste polythene.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Three killed as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand
Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) Three people were killed as monsoon rains on Monday continued to lash Uttarakhand with full ferocity, blocking highways and triggering landslides at number of places.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Illegal sand mining: ED questions Gayatri Prajapati
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Tuesday questioned Gayatri Prajapati, mining minister in the previous Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government, in Uttar Pradesh's illegal sand mining scam case.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SC refuses urgent hearing of pleas for extending NRC deadline
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down the Central and Assam governments' pleas seeking early and urgent hearing on the issues related to extending the July 31 deadline for completion of the National Register for Citizens (NRC).
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TN man accused of raping British woman nabbed in Bengaluru
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) A 30-year-old rape accused who escaped from judicial custody last month has been arrested in Bengaluru, Goa Police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PMUY beneficiaries use just 2.3 LPG cylinders a year: Study
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) The beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in India consume on an average 2.3 LPG cylinders of 14.2 kg annually which is about half of what a rural consumer consumes on an average, new research has found.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Canada,Business/Economy,Technology
Karnataka crisis: SC reserves order on rebel MLAs' plea till tomorrow
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court has reserved till Wednesday its order on petitions filed by 15 rebel MLAs of the Congress and JD-S in Karnataka seeking directions to the Assembly Speaker to accept their resignations.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Missile manufacturer BDL hopes to have Rs 25K cr orders (Lead, Correcting para 3)
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) Missile and allied defence equipment manufacturer Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) expects to have an order book of Rs 25,000 crore over the next five years including Rs 8,084 crore orders currently on hand.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Technology
BJP high command upset over Devprayag distillery
Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) The BJP high command is miffed over Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat's decision to permit a private distillery in the holy area of Devprayag where the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers meet to form the Ganga, top party sources said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Long-delayed RTR flyover opened, drive to IGIA to be easier
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi's long wait for a three-lane 2.7-km flyover at the Rao Tula Ram (RTR) came to an end on Tuesday when Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the road bridge, easing the drive to the domestic and international airport terminals from south and east Delhi, and Noida.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Tiger kills, eats man in Corbett Reserve
Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) A man was killed by a tiger in Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region, forest officials said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jailed Saravana Bhavan owner can be sent to private hospital: Madras HC
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday allowed Saravana Bhavan owner P. Rajagopal, who is undergoing a life term for murder, to be admitted in a private hospital.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
England took trophy, but India owned WC 2019 on Twitter
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) After six weeks of action-packed cricket, England emerged as the world champions after beating New Zealand in a close game ending with a Super Over. Sundays final was one of the most nail-biting games this Cricket World Cup has seen, with everything coming down to the last ball.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
DSport to broadcast draw for Asian qualifiers of 2022 FIFA WC
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) DSport will broadcast the Round 2 draw for the Asian qualifiers to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 preliminary competition.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Zakir, Sonal made Sangeet Natak Akademi fellows, 44 conferred 2018 awards
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and eminent classical dancers Sonal Mansingh, Jatin Goswami (Sattriya) and K. Kalyanasundaram Pillai (Bharatanatyam) were conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi's prestigious fellowships on Tuesday. The Akademi also announced 44 recipients of its awards for the year 2018.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Two arrested for assaulting a man in Delhi
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The police on Tuesday arrested two of the three persons accused of assaulting a man in south Delhi.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No proposal from Centre on atomic energy units: Punjab CM
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was yet to receive any proposal from the Central government for establishment of atomic energy units at the Bathinda and Ropar power plants.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Tendulkar remembers coach Achrekar on Guru Purnima
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar paid tribute to his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar on the occasion of Guru Purnima on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Mortaza remains captain as Bangladesh name squad for SL tour
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Mashrafe Mortaza was named in the squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka by the Bangladesh Cricket Board and will continue to lead the team, according to a Cricbuzz report.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Ayushmann, Taapsee my favourites: Anubhav Sinha
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) After delivering the critically-acclaimed and commercially-successful 'Article 15' starring Ayushmann Khurrana, filmmaker Anubhav Sinha is gearing up for his next movie with his "Mulk" heroine actress Taapsee Pannu. Sinha says he considers both these actors his favourites and he loves them dearly.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bengal man asked to pay Rs 1 lakh compensation to wife
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court has directed a man to pay Rs 1 lakh as compensation to his wife for causing distress and mental agony and said determination of "compensation should not be outcome of guesses".
2019-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rijiju hails Indian contingent's performance at C'wealth Weightlifting C'ships
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju met the successful Indian weightlifting contingent and congratulated them for their superlative performance at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships that were held in Apia, Samoa from July 9-14. India topped the medals tally in both the junior and senior age groups.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Zsirkretak from Hungary win World Finals of Neymar Jr's Five
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Neymar Jr took to the field for the first time since his injury at the Copa America as the two strongest five-a-side football teams in the world were crowned at the Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five World Final in Praia Grande, Brazil.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
HC leaves decision on plea for Voter ID-Aadhaar linking to EC
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday disposed of a plea seeking linking of election identity cards with Aadhaar to curtail bogus voting.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IAF can fight entire spectrum of warfare: Dhanoa
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is prepared to fight the entire spectrum of warfare, be it an all-out war, a skirmish like the Kargil conflict or retaliation to a terrorist attack, Air Chief Marshal B.S.Dhanoa said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Ravi Dubey, Nia Sharma start 'Jamai Raja 2.0'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actors Ravi Dubey and Nia Sharma started shooting for the reboot of their hit television show "Jamai Raja" on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Want to collaborate with Asha Bhosle: Arjun Kanungo
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) New-age singer Arjun Kanungo, who rose to fame with the foot-tapping number "Baaki baatein peene baad", says he wants to collaborate with veteran singer Asha Bhosle.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Try 'BODMAS' method to solve this viral math equation
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) If you are baffled by a viral mathematical equation that has taken the social media platforms by storm, you do not actually need to go too far but to check it with your Maths teacher at school.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Science/Tech
China to stop subsidizing state-owned 'zombie' firms
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) The Chinese government will stop subsidizing state firms which are not solvent on their own in order to improve the efficiency of the country's economy, the National Development and Reform Commission said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Bihar flood: 25 killed, over 2.5mn affected
Patna, July 16 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday confirmed 25 deaths due to flood in Bihar. The situation continues to remain grim with over 2.5 million people affected, officials said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US-S.Korea military drills will affect n-talks: Pyongyang
Pyongyang, July 16 (IANS) North Korea on Tuesday warned the US that its upcoming joint military exercises with South Korea would be a "violation" of the bilateral commitments and would affect nuclear talks.
2019-07-16
Category: International, North Korea,Defence/Security
Philippines, US reaffirm security commitments for South China Sea
Manila, July 16 (IANS) Philippines and the US on Tuesday agreed to reinforce their defence ties and uphold freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea amid Chinas non-stop island-building and military activities in the region.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Philippines,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Sensex ends 234 pts higher, Yes Bank gains 12%
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Recovery in auto stocks and earning optimism over select stocks drove the markets higher for the second day in a row.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Video games can help boost emotional intelligence
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) While it's commonly believed that video games are harmful for children, researchers have found that it can help them evaluate, express and manage emotions when used as part of an emotional intelligence training programme.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Farah angers social media for lunch with Vikas Bahl
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan spent her Sunday afternoon with several celebrities, and is now facing social media flak because among her guest list was "Super 30" director Vikas Bahl, who was not long back cleared of sexual assault charges.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Swatantra Dev Singh is new UP BJP chief
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Minister for Transport Swatantra Dev Singh has been appointed the Bharatiya Janata Party's state president, replacing Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Winners of 2018 Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar announced
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Sangeet Natak Akademi on Tuesday announced the names of 32 young Indian artistes conferred the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for 2018.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
16% decline in HIV cases since 2010: UNAIDS
Geneva, July 16 (IANS) The UNAIDS in its latest report issued on Tuesday said that globally, around 1.7 million people became newly infected with HIV in 2018, a 16 per cent decline since 2010, driven mostly by steady progress across most of eastern and southern Africa.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Rs 1,400 cr tourism projects approved for NE in 5 years
Agartala/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Union Tourism Ministry had sanctioned Rs 1,400 crore projects in the eight northeastern states under the Swadesh Darshan scheme in the past five years, said Pratima Bhowmik, a Tripura MP, on Tuesday quoting Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
Congress gave 70 flyovers in 15 years, AAP built 23 since 2015: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday inaugurated a 2.7-km signal-free flyover on Rao Tula Ram Marg (RTR), which will ease traffic flow in South Delhi.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Thinner than hair' flexible chips released in China
Hangzhou, July 16 (IANS) Thinner than hair, two ultra-thin flexible chips have been developed by Chinese researchers.
2019-07-16
Category: International, China,Technology
Acting lets you forget who you are: Sara Ali Khan
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan, who wooed fans with her radiating presence in the films "Kedarnath" and "Simmba" last year, says she wants to do "everything" on screen.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cops let off Karnataka Congress rebel MLA after quizzing
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the multi-crore Ponzi scam freed Karnataka Congress rebel legislator R. Roshan Baig from detention after quizzing him for over 9 hours, said an official on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Dream11 becomes official fantasy game partner for ECL
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Fantasy sports platform Dream11 on Tuesday announced its exclusive partnership with the European Cricket League (ECL), the new Champions League of European Cricket.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
23 million out-of-school children in Pakistan: Report
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Despite generous funding from foreign donors to transform the educational sector in Pakistan and the claims by various governments regarding improvements, there are almost 23 million out-of-school children in the country, the second highest number in the world, a report said.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Action against 836 officers in housing scam in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Action has been taken against 836 officers for their alleged involvement in corruption under various housing schemes in Odisha in last two years, said a minister on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TECNO's flagship Phantom 9 debuts on Flipkart at Rs 14,999
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings' smartphone brand TECNO Mobile on Tuesday said its flagship smartphone Phantom 9 will be available on Flipkart starting July 17.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Zakir Hussain, Sonal Mansingh among 4 selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Sangeet Natak Akademi has named four eminent personalities in the field of performing arts - tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, dancer Sonal Mansingh, dancer and choreographer Jatin Goswami and Bharatnatyam exponent K. Kalyanasundaram Pillai - for the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow or Akademi Ratna awards.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Pakistan opens airspace 5 months after military escalation with India (2nd Lead)
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistani authorities on Tuesday announced the complete reopening of the country's airspace for civilian flights, nearly five months after the military escalation with India.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Try 'BODMAS' method to solve this viral math equation
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) If you are baffled by a viral mathematical equation that has taken the social media platforms by storm, you do not actually need to go too far but to check it with your Maths teacher at school.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Education
Root hopes England do World Cup-Ashes double
London, July 16 (IANS) Basking in the glory of their maiden World Cup triumph, England Test captain Joe Root feels the team are on the cusp of reaching the cricket "pinnacle" if they also manage to win the Ashes.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kesarbai Building missing from BMC's list of 'dangerous' structures (IANS Special)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The name of the ill-fated Kesarbai Building, which crashed on Tuesday killing at least two persons, is mysteriously omitted from a comprehensive list of 499 "dangerous" buildings prepared by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), said a RTI activist.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Divya Dutta to share secrets of happiness
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Actress-author Divya Dutta is all set to share with fans her secrets to stay happy and contended in life.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Why Varun Sharma feels like a 'dhurandar'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma, who is fondly remembered as his character Choocha in the "Fukrey" series, always dreamt of getting into the glittery world of showbiz. He says he feels like a "dhurandar" after becoming one.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yes Bank logs sharp gains, ends 12% higher
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Private lender, Yes Bank on Tuesday logged sharp gain on the BSE over reports that the company is set to get capital infusion from a US-based private equity investor, however, the company termed it "speculative".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
OPPO appoints Sumit Walia as VP product, marketing in India
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Aiming to strengthen its product offering and build stronger connect with the Indian consumers, Chinese handset maker OPPO on Tuesday announced Sumit Walia as its Vice President, Product and Marketing.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
itel smartphone signs up as official partner for UP Yoddha
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) itel, one of the leading mobile brands in sub-5K category from TRANSSION Holdings, on Tuesday announced its association as the official partner of UP Yoddha, one of the leading teams at Pro Kabaddi League. As a part of the partnership, UP Yoddha players will sport itel branded team jersey during the matches.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'A Quiet Place' sequel starts rolling
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Writer-director John Krasinski has started filming the sequel of his critically-acclaimed horror flick of 2018, "A Quiet Place".
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Developers can now build Hindi skills for Alexa in India
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Amazon on Tuesday announced that developers can now start building Alexa skills for customers in India with the new Hindi voice model available in Alexa Skills Kit (ASK).
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Pro Basketball League returns for second season
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The second season of Indias only FIBA-recognised league, 3x3 Pro Basketball League Indian Sub-continent (3BL) will be held from August 2 to September 29 across five cities in India.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
369 people killed in Odisha elephant attacks since 2015
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) As many as 369 persons were killed and 207 injured in wild elephant attacks in the last four years in Odisha, said a Minister on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC asks Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding on MLAs' resignations
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding on whether to accept or reject the resignations tendered by MLAs of the Congress-JD-S coalition on July 6.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Toll system to continue, says Gadkari in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Maintaining that people need to pay if they want good services, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said in the Lok Sabha that toll system would continue to mop up funds for building roads in the country.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Laughing with tears of joy most-used emoji in India
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Love laughing with tears of joy and blowing kisses with your emoticons? Well, so do most Indians on various social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook and dating apps, a new report said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Arbaaz to make Malayalam debut in Mohanlal film
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Arbaaz Khan is now looking at Malayalam cinema for interesting roles. The actor is all set to make his Malayalam debut with "Big Brother", alongside the iconic Mohanlal. He will start shooting for the film at the end of July.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Centre's response sought on plea for linking property to Aadhaar
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre and Delhi government on a plea seeking directions to the government to link movable and immovable property documents of citizens with their Aadhaar number to curb corruption, black money generation and benami transaction.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bharata Muni statue unveiled in Delhi
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Joining the pan-India celebrations of Guru Purnima, the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) on Tuesday unveiled a statue of sage and theatrologist Bharata Muni who composed the 'Natya Shastra', an ancient Sanskrit text on performing arts.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
MP gets its first international fight from Indore
Indore, July 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh got its first international flight on Monday, when an Air India flight took off from Indore's Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport to Dubai.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Climate scientists in Kathmandu as Nepal hit by floods
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Amid devastating floods caused by torrential rain that have killed 67 people in Nepal, over 260 climate scientists gathered in Kathmandu to discuss the impact of climate change on the Himalayan nation and assess vulnerability and adaptation measures, the media reported on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Nepal,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IANS gets Commodity News Provider News Service Award
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's leading news wire service Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) has won the country's premier Commodity News Provider News Service Award.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
Some songs shouldn't be recreated: Badshah
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) "Kaala chashma", "Humma humma" and "Tamma Tamma Loge" have two things in common -- they have all been recreated and Badshah has played an integral part in the new versions of these songs. The star rapper has fun doing recreations, but says there are some songs you should not touch.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NZ players should be proud of their WC show: Vettori
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori feels the Black Caps should be proud of their journey in the recently concluded World Cup and take the positives of the game ahead.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
25 killed in Bihar flood: Nitish
Patna, July 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday confirmed 25 people have been killed in the flood-affected eastern state.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Katrina oozes oomph in white swimsuit on 36th b'day
Mexico City, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif, who turned 36 on Tuesday, is living it up on the beaches of Mexico.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Over 1 million people affected in Bangladesh floods
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) More than 1 million people have been affected across Bangladesh due to floods caused by torrential rain in the country that has also led to major rivers flowing above the danger levels, the media reported on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Truecaller launches software development kit for mobile web
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) Communication app Truecaller on Tuesday announced the global launch of its software development kit (SDK) solution exclusively for the mobile web platforms.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Sensex up 200 pts, Nifty above 11,650
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Sensex was trading over 200 points during the afternoon session of the trade on Tuesday, after openning higher.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Missile manufacturer BDL to have Rs 25K cr orders
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a defence public sector undertaking, will have an order book of Rs 25,000 crore for the next five years, including Rs 8,084 crore orders currently on hand.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
EU, SL hold informal counter-terrorism dialogue
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) and Sri Lanka held an informal counter-terrorism dialogue where the former presented a support package for the latter focusing on law enforcement, rehabilitation and disengagement, counter-narratives and online radicalisation, the media reported.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Dabangg 3 60 percent complete: Arbaaz Khan
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Salman Khan's much-hyped upcoming comedy action drama Dabangg 3 is already 60 per cent complete.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BCCI invites application for coach's job, Shastri & Co get auto entry
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday invited applications for the positions of head coach, batting coach, bowling coach, fielding coach, physio, strength and conditioning coach and administrative manager for the Indian team. Current head coach Ravi Shastri and his team will get an automatic entry into the recruitment process.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
No survey to ascertain job losses due to mining ban: Goa CM
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) Though successive governments have claimed that thousands of people have been rendered unemployed due to the Supreme Court ordered ban on mining in Goa last year, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday told the Legislative Assembly that no survey had been conducted to ascertain how many jobs were lost due to the ban.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Ecuador players face suspension for Copa America revelry
Quito (Ecuador), July 16 (IANS) Several Ecuador footballers face a national team ban for improper conduct during the Copa America in Brazil, an Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) official has said.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Ecuador,Sports,Football
Giles brushes off 'extra run' claim in England's WC win
London, July 16 (IANS) Ashley Giles, Director of England Cricket, is not concerned about the furore regarding the extra run which was awarded to Eoin Morgan's men when a throw struck Ben Stokes' bat during the summit clash of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Wanted Bangladeshi arrested in Kuwait with forged Indian passport
Kuwait City, July 16 (IANS) A wanted Bangladeshi man was arrested from the Kuwait International Airport here with a forged Indian passport, the media reported.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Violence in UP village, madrassa set ablaze
Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 16 (IANS) Violence erupted in Behta village in Fatehpur district on Tuesday after animal flesh was found in the village near a pond.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dhoni missing from Tendulkar's WC 2019 XI
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has named his favourite XI of cricketers who played in the just concluded edition of the World Cup.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
India, its people done a lot: Tibetans
Dharamsala, July 16 (IANS) For Tibetans in exile, the Indian government and people of India have done a lot for Tibet. Even Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama calls himself a "son of India".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Want to do more Hindi films: Priya Prakash Varrier
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actress Priya Prakash Varrier, who will soon make her Bollywood debut with "Sridevi Bungalow", has said that she is keen to do more Hindi films in the future.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Yashwant Sinha laments steady erosion of Indian institutions (Book Review)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) He has been a keen observer of the Indian scene for over five decades, the first 24 of them as a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and thereafter as a politician -- first with the Janata Party, then the Janata Dal and finally with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Along the way he became the first non-Congress Finance minister to present five regular budgets and two interim budgets. Now, as he contemplates the past after quitting the BJP last year, Yashwant Sinha laments the increasing politicisation of the bureaucracy and the steady erosion of Indian institutions.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Dimple Yadav, Jaya Prada may contest UP's Rampur by-polls
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) The by-polls on Uttar Pradesh's Rampur Assembly seat is likely to witness a high profile contest as the BJP and SP are likely to field Jaya Prada and Dimple Yadav, respectively.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
TCL launches 4K AI Android 9 Smart TV in India
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Chinese multinational electronics company TCL on Tuesday unveiled a 4K AI-powered Android 9 Smart TV, named TCL P8E, with hands-free voice search technology in India for Rs 40,990.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
2 killed in Mumbai building collapse
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) At least two people were killed and five others injured after a four-storey building collapsed here, officials said, adding that 12 other families were still trapped in the debris.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Coca-Cola India & South West Asia announces changes in leadership team
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Global beverages major Coca-Cola's India and South West Asia business unit on Tuesday announced major changes in its leadership team with Sarvita Sethi appointed the Vice President for "M&A (mergers and acquisitions) and new ventures".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
New Twitter desktop look is 'garbage', 'terrible', cry users
San Francisco/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Call it a sureshot Snapchat redesign fiasco in the making. The new Twitter look on desktop left users baffled on Tuesday who yelled at the micro-blogging platform for unnecessary trying to bring mobile experience to a desktop.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
NZ PM 'completely disagrees' with Trump's racist tweets
Wellington, July 16 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday said she "completely and utterly" disagreed with US President Donald Trump's racist tweets against four non-white Democratic Congresswomen.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights
SP, VHP leaders killed in shootouts in UP
Ayodhya/Pratapgarh, July 16 (IANS) In two separate shootouts in Uttar Pradesh, a Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader and a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader were killed, exposing the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
AAP leaders meet Shah over Delhi's law and order situation
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Tuesday met Home Minister Amit Shah to raise the issue of the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the the national capital.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ED begins questioning Gayatri Prajapati in illegal sand mining case
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Tuesday started questioning Gayatri Prajapati, mining minister in the former Akhilesh Yadav government, in Uttar Pradesh's illegal sand mining scam case.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Goa's hills, restaurant new drug abuse hubs: Lawmakers
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) Goa's rolling hill slopes and restaurants are the new narcotics consumption hubs in Goa, Opposition and ruling party MLAs claimed on Tuesday during the ongoing monsoon session of the state Legislative Assembly.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
CRPF troopers praised for saving girl from drowning in J&K
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) The brave efforts of two CRPF troopers who saved a girl from drowning in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district was praised by locals and the twitterati on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
FB hires Google employee for its new test app team
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Facebook has roped in former Google employee Jason Toff to work as Product Manager in Facebook's new app division under its recently formed New Product Experimentation (NPE) team.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Social media is amazing, also dangerous: Hugh Jackman
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Hollywood star Hugh Jackman reminded fans that social media has two sides, warning them about a scam whereby certain people were using his name to create fake accounts.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC asks Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from accepting MLAs' resignations
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding whether to accept or reject the resignations tendered by the MLAs of the JD-S-Congress coalition on July 6.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
It's BJP's dictatorship: Priyanka on blacklisting NSUI VP
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the BJP after the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh dissolved the Allahabad University Student Union and blacklisted NSUI Vice President, calling it BJP's "dictatorship".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AI algorithm solves Rubik's Cube in less than a second
New York, July 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed an AI algorithm that can solve a Rubiks Cube in a fraction of a second, faster than most humans. The work is a step toward making AI systems that can think, reason, plan and make decisions.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Technology
Huma off to Hollywood to start Zack Snyder's film
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi has left for Los Angeles to start working on American filmmaker Zack Snyder's Netflix original film, "Army Of The Dead".
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Minor rescued, many feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) A minor was rescued on Tuesday after a four-storey building collapsed here, officials said, adding that at least 40-50 people were still feared trapped in the debris.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amazon Alexa may come to Windows 10's lock screen
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft would allow Amazon's voice assistant Alexa to activate on the lock screen in the next update to Windows 10.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Pak SC asked to form judicial commission over video leak
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court on Tuesday took up three petitions seeking a thorough probe into the video leak controversy involving accountability court judge Arshad Malik who is accused of convicting former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case last year "under pressure".
2019-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tight liquidity dents June PV retail sales: FADA
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Tight liquidity conditions, along with a delay in Monsoon, dented consumer sentiment and dragged passenger vehicle (PV) retail sales lower by 4.6 per cent on a year-on-year basis in June.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 arrested for murdering shopkeeper in J&K
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday arrested two accused in the murder of a shopkeeper last month in Baramulla district.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google's 'Internet Saathis' now cover 2.6 lakh Indian villages
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Google Indias 'Internet Saathi programme aimed to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states, the company announced on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Technology,Business/Economy
I inspired Guptas to start progressive media force: Zuma
Johannesburg, July 16 (IANS) Former South African President Jacob Zuma said he was the person who inspired the Indian-origin Gupta family to establish a "progressive media force" by starting The New Age newspaper and the ANN7 television station, which has since collapsed, the media reported.
2019-07-16
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Qlik appoints Ankur Goel as MD for India
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Data analytics and business intelligence platform Qlik on Tuesday announced the appointment of Ankur Goel as its Managing Director for India.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Researchers develop statistical model to predict floods
New York, July 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a novel statistical model for prediction of floods and its duration. It also accurately determines the timescale of flooding.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
No one lost final, there was a crowned winner: Williamson
London, July 16 (IANS) Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that "no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner".
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Bloody images of dead teen circulating on social media
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) While social networking sites are still figuring out ways to combat the spread of violence on their platforms, a sociopath murderer killed a teenager in New York and posted the photo of her bloody body on Instagram, Snapchat as well as on Discord -- a chat service used by gamers.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trip to Dubai just got easy peasy
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Planning a trip to Dubai just got easier and more economical. Between July 15 and September 15, tourists under the age of 18 years will qualify for visa fee exemption when travelling with their parent(s) on a tourist visa to Dubai.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian airlines resume flights operations over Pakistan
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian airlines on Tuesday resumed flight operations on normal routes to Europe and other west-bound destinations over the Pakistan airspace, after Islamabad removed access restrictions.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Mumbai building collapses, many feared trapped
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) A four-storey building collapsed in south Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday, with at least 50 people feared trapped in the debris, a BMC Disaster Control official.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Qualcomm's new mobile chipset aimed at gamers
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Aiming at mobile gaming enthusiasts, Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset with a higher central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU) clock speeds.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amazon workers stage protest as Prime Day kicks off
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Amazon workers and activists took to the streets as the retail giant's biggest sales event of the year, Prime Day, kicked off.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Trump doubles down on tweets against Democratic Congresswomen
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has doubled down on his widely criticized suggestion that four non-white Democratic Congresswomen should "leave" the country because they "hate it", while the Democrats and some Republican lawmakers have accused him of racism and white supremacy.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students
New York, July 16 (IANS) College is stressful. Students have classes, exams and so many other pressures common in modern life and now researchers have found that petting dogs and cats can improve students' mood with stress-relieving physiological benefits, a study shows.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
EU renews sanctions on N.Korea over nuclear programmes
Brussels, July 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has voted to renew sanctions against North Korean individuals and entities for contributing to the Asian country's nuclear activities, ballistic missiles and other weapons of mass destruction programmes, as well as for evading the restrictions.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Belgium,Defence/Security
Climate change stripping Ladakh of its very identity
Leh, July 16 (101Reporters/IANS) Blame global warming, and Ladakh is one of those places where its more evident than elsewhere. Extending from the Siachen glacier to the Himalayas, the picturesque region evokes mental imagery of Buddhist architecture and snow-laden surroundings. Now, both have begun to disappear.
2019-07-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
DIPAM mulls OFS of NBCC, Hudco, Coal India, NLC to meet sell-off target
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Faced with the daunting task of a higher sell-off target, the DIPAM is mulling offer for sale (OFS) for number of CPSEs like Coal India, NBCC, NLC and Hudco, official sources said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Brimming with ideas: Modi2.0 sets targets for ministries
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) With pressure on the Modi 2.0 government to deliver on poll promises, all the ministries have been directed to create dashboards on key target areas so that citizens are informed of the progress report.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
10-year-old, mother trampled to death by tuskers in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl and her mother were on Tuesday trampled to death by elephants in Jharkhand's Giridih district.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan opens airspace 5 months after military escalation with India
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistani authorities on Tuesday announced the complete reopening of the country's airspace for civilian flights, nearly five months after the military escalation with India.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Cinema halls give soulful experience, says Farah
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan, who is all set to venture into the digital world with her production "Mrs. Serial Killer", says the web space can never take over cinema halls as it gives soulful experience.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PM upset with 'truant' ministers
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi came down heavily on his ministers who were absent from Parliament duty on Tuesday and asked the party leaders to prepare a list of absentees by the evening.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China just explicating power showcase: Tibetan administration
Dharamsala, July 16 (IANS) China's insistence on appointing the next Dalai Lama is just showcasing of power, according to the Tibetan 'government in exile'.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Twitter rolling out new desktop look, users unhappy
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) In a bid to make navigation faster, easier and website more personalized, micro-blogging site Twitter is rolling out an updated desktop version.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
White House projects $1 tn budget deficit for 2019
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The White House has revised the fiscal year 2019 budget deficit to a projected $1 trillion, the highest since 2012, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) said in its recently released Mid-Session Review.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Restoring 737 MAX commercial operations upto federal regulators'
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Boeing has said that the timing for restoring its globally grounded 737 MAX aircraft back to commercial operations will be decided by federal regulators
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Grass tasted like never before: Djokovic post Wimbledon win
London, July 16 (IANS) Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic believes that the summit clash at the just concluded Wimbledon against Roger Federer was a "match that had ever everything" and will be remembered forever.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Microsoft Office 365 banned in German schools over data privacy
Berlin, July 16 (IANS) In a first such case globally, schools in Germany have banned the use of Microsoft Office 365, after a data privacy authority for the state of Hesse ruled that using the popular software exposes personal information of students and teachers "to potential access by US authorities".
2019-07-16
Category: International, Germany,Technology
White House nominates new Defence Secretary
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The White House has formally nominated Mark Esper as the new Secretary of Defence as it struggles to fill the top Pentagon post that has been vacant for over six months.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
We prayed for a baby girl: Sameera Reddy
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actress Sameera Reddy who welcomed her second baby recently says she prayed for a baby girl.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump mulls ousting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: Report
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has told his aides and allies that he was considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the American media reported.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kejriwal, Sisodia granted bail in defamation case
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A Special Court in Delhi on Tuesday granted bail to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia in connection with a defamation case filed by BJP leader Vijender Gupta.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tuskers continue to roam in UP, kills another person
Bareilly, July 16 (IANS) The two wild elephants, wandering from one spot to another since the past 20 days, have reached Uttar Pradesh's district, where it attacked and killed another person.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Black Caps homecoming ceremony on hold
Wellington, July 16 (IANS) The homecoming ceremony for New Zealand's World Cup squad has been put on hold due to some "logical complications".
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Bull elephant in heat, tranquilised, isolated
Bareilly, July 16 (IANS) The lone bull elephant, Gajraj, who had been brought to Bareilly from Dudhwa Tiger Reserve along with three cow elephants for assisting in rescue operation of two wild elephants, had to be tranquillized and shifted after he came into heat, turned aggressive and did not follow commands of his mahout.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan has reopened its airspace for all types of civil traffic, the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rahul asks Congress workers to help flood victims
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday raised concern over the flood situations in several states and asked his party workers to help people in those areas.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
US to raise bar for 'Made in America' products
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has ordered that only products with more than 55 per cent made in the country might be considered "Made in America", eyeing to raise the bar to 75 per cent in the future.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Sharing' WC title must be considered: NZ coach
London, July 16 (IANS) New Zealand head coach Gary Stead believes the possibility of sharing the World Cup is something that "should be considered" by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after the Black Caps lost to England in the finals of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
UN concerned over restrictive US visa for Iran's Zarif
United Nations, July 16 (IANS) The UN has expressed concerns over the restrictive travel measures imposed on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, a UN spokesman said.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Guterres offers UN help to India to deal with floods fallouT
United Nations, July 16 (IANS) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has offered UN assistance to India and other flood-affected countries in the region.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Helmets made compulsory on Agra-Lucknow Expressway
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) has made wearing helmets mandatory for two-wheeler riders on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Twitter won't act on Trump's racist tweets
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Twitter has said it will not remove US President Donald Trump's controversial tweets telling four Congresswomen to "go back" to their respective home countries.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Over 1,700 foreign observers registered for Ukrainian snap polls
Kiev, July 16 (IANS) The Ukrainian Central Election Commission (CEC) registered over 1,700 official observers from international organizations and foreign countries for the snap parliamentary election which will be held on July 21.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics
Death toll from Nepal floods reaches 67
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
RSS 'angry, upset' over BJP leaders' conduct
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is said to be "very angry and upset" over the growing tendency of BJP leaders to make uncalled for and controversial remarks that only serve to tarnish the party's image.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
52 rescued after cloud burst wrecks havoc in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) The Pakistani military rescued 52 people in a remote village of Pakistan's Neelum Valley where torrential rains triggered off by a cloudburst wrecked havoc in the region, an Army statement said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Delhi Police arrests JeM terrorist from Srinagar
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist from Srinagar, it said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Over 2.5 million affected due to floods in Bihar
Patna, July 16 (IANS) The flood situation in Bihar continued to remain grim on Tuesday with over 2.5 million people affected by it across the 12 districts of the state, officials said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Lack of pressure in He tanks may have led to Chandrayaan-2 mission abortion
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Non-building of sufficient pressure in the helium tanks in the 'Bahubali' rocket could be the reason for calling off the moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 one hour before the rocket's take off, said two retired official of Indian space organisation.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
US, Russia to discuss arms control in Geneva: Report
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The US will send a high-level delegation to discuss arms control issues with the Russian side in Geneva later this week, the American media reported.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Founder of Dalit Panthers Raja Dhale dead
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Well-known author Raja Dhale, who was one of the founders of the Dalit Panthers in 1972, passed away here early on Tuesday, family sources said. Dhale was 79.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
One-fifth of adult Twitter users follow Trump in US
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, who treats Twitter as his typewriter, is followed by almost one in five adult Americans on the micro-blogging platform, a new survey has found.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
FBI, CIA should probe Google over China links: Peter Thiel
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Billionaire investor and Facebook board member Peter Thiel has said Google should be investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for allegedly working with the Chinese military.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Technology
Went to default mode during NZ's Super Over: Buttler
London, July 16 (IANS) In the complete chaos of the final ball of Super Over during the World Cup final, England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler had to stay the most calm among them all.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Not launching Libra unless regulators are satisfied: Facebook
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Facebook is not going to launch its digital coin Libra unless regulators are fully satisfied and all necessary approvals are in place.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Delhi Police arrests JeM terrorist from Srinagar
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist from Srinagar, it said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
6.0-magnitude quake jolts Bali, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta, July 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's island of Bali on Tuesday, but authorities did not issue a tsunami alert.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Amitabh mocks ICC's boundary rule after England WC win
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is the latest to join the list of people criticising the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the "boundary rule" which helped England win their first men's World Cup.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cinema/Showbiz,World Cup 2019,Cricket
NYC blackout caused by relay protection system failure
New York, July 16 (IANS) The massive power outage that hit New York City on the weekend was caused due to a malfunctioning relay protection system, the utility company Con Edison said in a statement.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Brother of school shooting victim to run for US state Senate
Washington, July 16 (IANS) J.T. Lewis, who lost his young brother in a US school shooting in 2012, has announced his intention to run for the 28th Connecticut Senate District in 2020.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Choosing Dalai Lama's successor involves spiritual process
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) China may insist that only it can appoint the next Dalai Lama but it chooses to ignore that it involves a certain spiritual process.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
At 84, Dalai Lama still young!
Dharamsala, July 16 (IANS) Eighty-four and still young!
2019-07-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
55 kids injured as high tension wire falls on school
Balrampur, July 16 (IANS) Fifty five school children suffered burn injuries, four of them seriously, when a high tension wire fell on a school in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fakhar Zaman signs T20 Blast deal with Glamorgan
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman has signed up for Glamorgan for the first half of the T20 Blast as a replacement for Australia's Shaun Marsh. The 29-year-old will be available for Glamorgan's opening eight matches in the competition.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sanskrit unifies Bharat, promote it: RSS leaders to Modi
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) backed organisation Samskrita Bharati has said that Sanskrit was the unifying language of India which must be promoted by the Narendra Modi-led government at all levels across the country.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China adamant on naming Dalai Lama's successor
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) China last week made clear that Indias "no" to recognise the Dalai Lamas successor chosen by Beijing will hurt the bilateral ties that have been on an upswing recently.
2019-07-16
Category: International, China,National
China wants to appropriate Dalai Lama's succession process: Experts
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) With age catching up with the Dalai Lama, a question mark looms over the successor of the internationally-revered 84-year-old Buddhist monk who fled to India from Tibet 60 years ago to escape a deadly Chinese crackdown.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
More Indians obese but fewer undernourished: FAO
United Nations, July 16 (IANS) More Indians are getting fatter but fewer are undernourished as the nation goes from lessening the impact of hunger to developing the new health issue of obesity, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
UNSC condemns Somalia terror attack
United Nations, July 16 (IANS) The UN Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms Friday's terrorist attack in Somalia's port city of Kismayo which killed at least 26 people and injured 56 others.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
World Cup victory helps Britain fall in love with cricket again: May
London, July 16 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that England's success in the Cricket World Cup has helped the nation fall in love with the sport once again.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Over 1.90 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 15 days
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Over 1.90 lakh pilgrims performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra in 15 days as another batch of 3,967 yatris left Jammu for the Valley on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US stocks close higher
New York, July 16 (IANS) U.S. stocks gained slightly as investors digested a slew of quarterly results and economic data.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
US toughens asylum rules for migrants
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The U.S. Department of Justice has said it will raise its application threshold for asylum, potentially slowing down the flow of immigrants.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Iran threatens to return to pre-nuclear deal conditions
Tehran, July 16 (IANS) Iran is planning to return to the pre-2015 nuclear deal conditions unless European signatories fulfil their obligations, state TV quoted Behrouz Kamalvandi, Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI).
2019-07-16
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Karnataka: Rebel Congress MLA Baig detained at Bengaluru airport
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) Rebel Congress legislator and former state minister R. Roshan Baig was detained at the Bengaluru airport and prevented from taking off in a chartered aircraft, police said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Karnataka: Rebel Congress MLA Baig detained at Bengaluru airport
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) Rebel Congress legislator and former minister R. Roshan Baig was detained at the Bengaluru airport and prevented from taking off in a chartered aircraft, police said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Trump says US tariffs on China having 'major effect'
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that the tariffs imposed by his administration were taking a toll on China's economy, causing the Asian giant's growth rate to slow.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Ajay Shankar Pandey takes over Ghaziabad DM
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) IAS officer Ajay Shankar Pandey on Monday took charge as the new District Magistrate of Ghaziabad.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ignoring Centre's advise, Andhra to go ahead with PPAs review
Amaravati, July 15 (IANS) Ignoring the Centre's advise to exercise restraint on the issue of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday decided to go ahead with the review of all PPAs.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Is Bihar Governor a puppet, asks civil service exam paper
Patna, July 15 (IANS) A question in a paper of the ongoing main examination of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has sparked off a controversy, after it sought to know from the civil service aspirants if the state Governor was "merely a puppet".
2019-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Politics
NHRC notice to DGP Bihar over custodial death of JD-U Dalit leader
Patna, July 15 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Bihar Director General of Police in connection with the death of a ruling Dalit Janata Dal-United leader in police custody in Nalanda district last week.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Clinical trials offer hope for restoring sight in acid attack victims
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Clinical trials will be carried out at L.V. Prasad Eye Institute here that would offer hope for restoring sight in acid attack victims, the institute said on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
PGTI Feeder Tour season to tee off this week
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) Feeder Tour season is set to tee off this week and the season will feature six events with a prize purse of Rs 8 lakh each.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Sanskrit unifies Bharat, promote it: RSS leaders to Modi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) backed organisation Samskrita Bharati said on Monday that Sanskrit was the unifying language of India which must be promoted by the Narendra Modi-led government at all levels across the country.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC to hear plea on Justice Kureshi elevation on July 22
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said that it will hear on July 22 a plea against the Centre's delay in clearing the name of Justice Akil A. Kureshi as Madhya Pradesh High Court Chief Justice.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Children's art on view at Triveni's newest gallery
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Triveni Kala Sangam, a major cultural hotspot in the national capital especially known for its terrace cafe, has added its list of galleries, a unique open-air gallery dedicated to children's art.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
India's June merchandise exports down 9.71%, imports fall 9.07% (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in June declined 9.71 per cent, on a year-on-year basis, to $25.01 billion from $27.70 billion reported for the corresponding month of last year, official data showed on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi to provide free safety kits to sanitation workers: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government will provide free safety kits to sanitation workers, hoping there will be no sewer deaths in the city in future.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RBI levies Rs 7 cr fine on SBI for non-compliance of norms
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Monday said that it has imposed a penalty of Rs 7 crore on State Bank of India for non-compliance of several norms.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NSCN (IM) man involved in killing of Arunachal MLA nabbed
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) In a major breakthrough against NSCN (IM), a joint operation by Army, Assam Rifles and Assam Police, have arrested an NSCN (IM)commander, 'Major' Anok Wangsa, who is believed to be involved in the killing of Tirong Aboh, an MLA from Arunachal Pradesh.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Delhi PWD asked to procure 1.5 lakh more CCTV cameras
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asked the Public Works Department (PWD) to procure 1.5 lakh more CCTV cameras and asked it to submit a daily progress report on the ongoing installation.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DUTA opposes EWS quota in faculty recruitment
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Opposing the "hasty" implementation of the EWS (economically weaker section) quota in recruitment of teaching staff, which they say would result in displacement of ad hoc teachers, scores of Delhi University teachers staged a protest at the Vice Chancellor's office, here on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC rebukes registry officials, lawyers
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rebuked the Registry officials for shoddy work in listing urgent cases and unruly behaviour of some lawyers.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Heavy rains in north, northeast cause flooding, hit life (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Heavy rains affected normal life in various north and northeastern states, cut road and rail links and forced evacuation of thousands of people from their inundated houses to safer areas, particularly in Assam and Bihar, officials said on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi records 28.8 mm of rainfall
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The southwest monsoon that was elusive for last 10 days made a comeback on Monday, recording 28.8 mm of rainfall in just one spell, bringing much-needed relief to the people in Delhi and surrounding areas.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings
London, July 15 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their top spots in the ICC ODI batsman and bowler's rankings, respectively, after the World Cup, the cricket's governing body said in a statement on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ICMR launches vaccine trial to prevent TB among close contacts of patient
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday launched a vaccine trial to prevent occurrence of tuberculosis (TB) among people present close to patients suffering from it.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SC dismisses plea alleging scam in LIC's policy
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by Moneylife Foundation alleging major scam by Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) through its 'Jeevan Saral' insurance policy, which cheated lakhs of consumers especially the elders and pensioners.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ghana, Guyana, Pakistan withdraw from Commonwealth TT
Cuttack, July 15 (IANS) With less than 48 hours to go for the opening of the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here, the number of participating countries has come down to 12 apiece in both men's and women's section which will vie for the coveted Host Associations Cup and India Cup, respectively.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
IndiGo to launch six new international flights
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Monday said it will enhance its international connectivity by announcing six new flights.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kolkata Metro starts probe into passenger's death
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Two days after the horrific death of a passenger in the Kolkata Metro, senior railway safety officials on Monday started a high-level probe into the tragedy, proposing to install convex mirrors at the end of both platforms and stop plying the new 'Medha rakes', one of which was involved in the accident, a Kolkata Metro Railway official said.
2019-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Veterinary body seeks action in assault on doctors
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Veterinary Association (IVA) has demanded stern action by the Assam government against a person who recently abused and misbehaved with some of the on-duty interns of the College of Veterinary Science at Khanapara, here.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Develop new space ecosystem with private role: Giri
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) The government should create a new space industrial ecosystem to compete with other nations, said a Mumbai-based think-tank Gateway House in a statement.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Technology
Indigo flight develops snag, returns to Goa airport
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) An Indigo flight to Ahmedabad from Goa had to return to the Dabolim international airport on Monday evening and make an emergency landing following snag in one of the engines, said an official.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
Justice Sikri appointed judge of Singapore International Commercial Court
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge, Justice A.K. Sikri has been appointed as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maithili to be optional subject in Delhi schools: Sisodia
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Government schools of Delhi wil offer Maithili language as an optional subject for students from Class 8 to 12, Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
National Karting C'ship: Nirmal, Ruhaan maintain top spots
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Chennais Nirmal Umashankar continued his winning spree and retained the top spot in the senior category of X-30 class at the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Karting Championship at the Meco Kartopia near here on Sunday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Fresh violence erupts in WB train services disrupted
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) After police recovered some crude bombs in West Bengal's Kakinara of North 24 Parganas district on Monday, a fresh flare-up of violence prompted the administration to impose prohibitory orders in the affected areas.
2019-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Sinha could have presented historic reforms budget'
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday that Yashwant Sinha as Union Finance Minister in the cabinet of former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar had narrowly missed out on delivering the historic reforms Budget which was ultimately presented by his successor Manmohan Singh a few months thereafter in 1991.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics