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'Lady Marmalade' singer Sarah Dash passes away at 76
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) R&B singer and actress Sarah Dash passed away aged 76, according to Reed Gusciora, Mayor of Trenton.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
High tech Chennai forensic lab registers 3-fold rise in POCSO cases since lockdown
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The High tech Chennai Forensic lab has registered a three-fold increase in the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act cases and woman harassment cases during the lockdown period as compared to it before.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's Marib kill 35 Houthis
Sanaa, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 35 Houthi rebels were killed when Saudi-led airstrikes hit Houthi reinforcements in Yemen's central province of Marib, a government military source said.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Two-day national executive meet of BJP's women wing from Sep 26
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With eyes on next year's assembly polls, the BJP for the first time has asked all its women Members of Parliament (MPs) to attend the national executive committee meeting. The two-day national executive meet of the BJP Mahila Morcha will be held in Uttarakhand from September 26 to 27.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt strikes a chord and invokes a positive change
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Alia Bhatt features in Mohey's digital film campaign which strives for a balance between tradition and equality, while celebrating the happy union of marriage.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
The men take home the Emmy for best fashion on the red carpet
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) After last year's virtual affair, this year's Primetime Emmy Awards made a stylish comeback with its 73rd- edition held in Los Angeles. Television's A-listers made a glamorous appearance on the red carpet -- the second most talked about feature, after the winners. Dazzling gowns, splashes of monotones and some show-stopping men's fashion ruled the style scene.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Doom scrolling
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Today, when we are glued to our cellphones, a common response to unpleasant news is to go online and read more and more information about it -- a phenomenon so prevalent that it's now referred to as 'doom scrolling'. While it is natural, and even adaptive, to want to know more about a situation of concern, the manner and extent to which people are now engaging in such behaviour can have a detrimental impact on one's mental health and well-being. While this phenomenon existed before as well, nowhere has it been seen more prominently than with the pandemic. Here are a few things to keep in mind that can help:
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
17 Indo-Canadians elected MPs as Trudeau fails to win majority
Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus gamble to seek a majority by calling a snap election has not paid off even as 17 Indo-Canadians were elected as MPs.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora,Politics
Myth or Fact: Exercise must be avoided after a heart attack
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) A very common tip to improve heart health is to exercise regularly. But what form of exercise is best for the heart and how much exercise is too much? There have been several myths about the impact of exercise on the heart, while some sound reasonable, there are many that are inaccurate. One such myth is that one should avoid exercising after a heart attack.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Baubles for the festive season
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Swarovski's Wonderlab, an imaginary world where magic and science meet, comes into focus in bright technicolour with Collection II.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
The first 24-hours multi-brand Food Plaza at New Delhi Railway Station
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) A South India food brand Pop n Hop under the leadership of Mihraz Ebrahim, Managing Director, PK SHEFI Hospitality (PKS Group), opened its doors to become the first 24 Hours multi-brand Food Plaza at New Delhi Railway Station, Ajmeri Gate, Platform No. 16.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
IPL 2021: DC take on SRH in teams' first match on resumption (Preview)
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC), who are placed second in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 points table and are behind only Chennai Super Kings (CSK) due to inferior net run rate, will resume their season against bottom-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Wednesday.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NIA raids multiple places in Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids at multiple locations on Tuesday in the Kashmir Valley.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
18-year-old drowns in canal during Ganesh idol immersion
Gurugram, Sep 21 (IANS) An 18-year-old youth from Bihar who had gone to a canal in Dhankot village in Gurugram with his friends to immerse the idol of Lord Ganesh, drowned on Monday night around 8 p.m., the police said.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ukraine extends Covid quarantine till Dec 31
Kiev, Sep 21 (IANS) The Ukrainian government has decided to extend the Covid-19-related quarantine regime till December 31 amid surging cases, the country's Health Ministry announced.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics
Evidence shows Covid vax is safe, effective for cancer patients
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Vaccination against Covid-19 is effective in patients with cancer, whose immune systems get weakened by various anti-cancer medicines, according to studies presented at the annual congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Bihar: 30 arrive from Delhi test Covid+
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Cases of Covid-19 can rise again in Bihar, officials fear after 30 fresh cases were detected in north Bihar's Madhubani district.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Germany likely to offer Covid vaccines to kids in early 2022
Berlin, Sep 21 (IANS) Germany is likely to offer Covid-19 vaccines to children under 12 years of age in early 2022, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn said.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
No change in fuel prices for 16th consecutive day
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amidst volatility in global oil prices with crude on the rise again.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
At 26,115 new Covid cases, India sees dip in infections
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India's daily Covid tally marginally improved with 26,115 new cases in the last 24 hours against the 30,000 plus cases that were reported daily for the last few days.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Cong-led UDF red flags Vijayan's Rs 63,000 Cr K-Rail project
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) A sub-committee of the Congress-led UDF, which was given the task of studying the Rs 63,941 crore 'K-Rail', a state-of-the-art joint venture of the Indian Railways and the State Government, on Tuesday recommended that it was an unviable project and should not be allowed to go forward.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
DC have great chance to qualify for IPL playoffs: Kagiso Rabada
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' (DC) South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada, who has taken eight wickets in seven matches in the IPL 2021 season so far, expressed that the team has given itself a good chance of qualifying for the 'playoffs' following a brilliant performance in the first half of the season in India.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Iran nuclear chief says time for US to lift sanctions
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) Mohammad Eslami, President of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said, that the time has come for the US to revise its flawed policies and remove all sanctions imposed on Tehran in a practical and verifiable manner.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Telegram adds interactive emoji, read receipts in groups
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Encrypted messaging app Telegram has started rolling out an update that brings with it several new features, including interactive emoji and read receipts in groups.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
The A-Z of beauty ingredients
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Conventional skincare products rich in preservatives, fragrances, stabilizers, and toxic chemical ingredients can act as a hindrance to healthy skin. Stay informed and up-to-date, familiarise yourself with the terminology used in skincare products so can you read between the lines. Make it part of an essential activity when you're out shopping for products.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Pak cricketing greats hit out at England, NZ for cancelling tours
Lahore, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan greats such as Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akhtar among others have castigated the England and New Zealand cricket boards for pulling out of their scheduled tours of the country citing "security issues" and "mental and physical well-being of our players".
2021-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Buying support pushes equities' higher; oil stocks rise
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) India's key stock indices rose during the morning trade session on Tuesday.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BJP's 'Chintan Shivir' in Raj to focus on 'Mission 2023'
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan began a two-day brainstorming meeting 'Chintan Shivir' from Tuesday to discuss the strategy for the 2023 Assembly elections in the state.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Gaza reconstruction process needs $3 bn: Official
Gaza, Sep 21 (IANS) A senior Palestinian government official said that the reconstruction process in the Gaza Strip has kicked off and it needs $3 billion to be completed.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Nearly 2.5K UP villages digitised
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has digitalized nearly 2,492 Panchayat Bhawans under the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA).
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Technology
Five killed in Bihar accident
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Five persons died on Tuesday after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned in Bihar's Araria district.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 held at Delhi airport for smuggling gold
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi airport customs officials have arrested two persons for allegedly smuggling gold worth over Rs 20 lakh, officials said here on Tuesday.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Germany's SPD lead election race after final TV debate
Berlin, Sep 21 (IANS) Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) has entered the country's election week as the frontrunner, after its Chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz won a final TV debate between candidates from the three biggest parties.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Lady Gaga 'Love for Sale' live stream event scheduled for Sep 30
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Lady Gaga has announced that her concert 'Love for Sale' , a global livestream event will take place on September 30, reports Billboard.com. She made the announcement on Monday night.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Apple hits record pre-orders in India with iPhone 13
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The newly-launched Apple iPhone 13 series for which pre-orders were thrown open in India on September 17 have received a similar record response like last year from fans across the country, reliable retail trade sources said on Tuesday.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
9 killed, 20 injured in Pak tribal court firing
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 20 others injured in a firing between two groups while attending a session of a Jirga, the local tribal court, in Pakistan's Upper Dir district, police sources said.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Indonesia extends public activity restrictions in Java, Bali
Jakarta, Sep 21 (IANS) Indonesia has extended the public activity restriction policy, locally known as PPKM, in Java and Bali until October 4, a senior minister said.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
GRP head constable allegedly commits suicide in UP
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) A Government Railway Police (GRP) head constable committed suicide allegedly by shooting himself with his service weapon in the toilet of the GRP Prayagraj police line here, police said on Tuesday.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nokia G50 5G phone may debut at Oct 6 HMD Global launch
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has confirmed a new product launch event set for October 6. During the event, smartphone maker may launch new few feature phones, smartphones as well as a tablet.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Possibility of rain in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Showers are likely to return to the national capital after a few days break. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light showers on Tuesday.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
UP: Minor girl found dead in home, mother blames ex-husband
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) The body of a seven-year-old girl was found with her throat slit in her home at Joligarh village here.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lives not at risk due to La Palma volcano eruption: Spanish PM
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez confirmed that human lives were not at risk due to the eruption of a volcano on the island of La Palma.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Spain,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Bhumi Pednekar to speak at Climate Week in NY
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress and climate activist Bhumi Pednekar has been invited to speak at the Climate Week in New York.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
13-year-old boy held for allegedly raping 9-year-old girl in UP
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 13-year-old boy who lives in her neighbourhood in the Bhuta village in Bareilly district, police said.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK begins trial of multi-variant Covid booster vax
London, Sep 21 (IANS) the UK has kicked off a trial of what has been described as the world's first multi-variant vaccine booster against Covid-19 in the city of Manchester .
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Jaishankar urges UK Foreign Secy to resolve quarantine curbs on vaccinated Indians
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has raised with the UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss her country's rules that require vaccinated Indian travellers to be quarantined and urged an early resolution of the issue.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
K'taka temple demolition: BJP to face oppn heat in Assembly today
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Even as the ruling BJP in Karnataka tabled The Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021 in the Legislative Assembly, the issue of temple demolition is expected to dominate the session on Tuesday. The Congress is all set to launch an attack on BJP, questioning its commitment to protect the temples.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Low birth rate causes fear of economic stagnation in UK'
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A low birth rate risks causing long-term economic stagnation for the UK, a British political public policy think-tank warned in a report.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Randeep Hooda likes tapping into uncharted territories
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda says he likes tapping into uncharted territories and talks about how antagonists these days have their own unique style and swag.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Noise pollution increases risk of dementia' (Sep 21 is World Alzheimer's Day)
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Constant exposure to noise pollution may increase the risk of dementia caused due to Alzheimer's disease while music could have positive impact, say doctors.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Humiliating loss has got nothing to do with Virat's statement: RCB coach Hesson
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) coach Mike Hesson categorically said that the humiliating loss to Kolkata Knight Riders in the team's opening match in the IPL second leg here had anything to do with skipper Virat Kohli's statement about quitting captaincy at the end of the season.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Reduce GST rate on ropeways, demands Himachal CM
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged the Centre that the rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on ropeways and other unconventional modes of transportation be reduced to five from 18 per cent.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Muzaffarnagar riots: 20 acquitted due to lack of evidence
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Twenty persons, accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, have been acquitted by a local court here.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
CBI probe sought into Akhara chief Giri's death
Prayagraj, Sep 21 (IANS) A letter petition has been filed in the Allahabad High court seeking a CBI probe into the mysterious death of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) chief Mahant Narendra Giri.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Majority favour Scotland staying in UK: Poll
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A new poll has revealed that 47 per cent of Scottish voters would support Scotland remaining in the UK, while 44 per cent favoured independence.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
DMK to use Justice AK Rajan committee report in its campaign against NEET
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The ruling DMK, which is being criticised for not being able to cancel NEET as promised in the election manifesto for 2021 Assembly elections, is now planning to use the Justice A.K. Rajan committee report to campaign on the pitfalls being faced by the students.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Mahant Narendra Giri's autopsy will be on Tuesday
Prayagraj, Sep 21 (IANS) The post mortem of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad chief, Mahant Narendra Giri, will be done on Tuesday afternoon after which his mortal remains will be kept in the Baghambari Mutt to enable people to pay their last respect.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Tahir Raj Bhasin: Working with Nawazuddin on 'Manto' was a live masterclass
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Tahir Raj Bhasin has gone down memory lane as his movie 'Manto' has completed three years of its release in Hindi cinema. He says working with actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on the film was a live masterclass.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sleep apnea affects 40L people in India
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) A conference on 'dental sleep medicine' has found that about 40 lakh people, particularly, the elderly and obese, suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in India.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Google Pixel 6 Pro specifications leaked ahead of launch
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Google is planning to launch its Pixel 6 as well as Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October and now a new listing on Taiwan's NCC database reveals the Pixel 6 Pro (identifier GLU0G) will support up to 33W charging speeds.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Efforts underway to resume int'l flights in Kabul airport
Kabul, Sep 21 (IANS) Efforts are underway to solve all technical difficulties ahead of the resumption of international commercial flights in the Kabul airport, a top official said here.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
We will avenge this on the ground: Ramiz tells NZ, England after tour cancellations
Lahore, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja was left fuming after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced that the tour of Pakistan in October by their men's and women's teams had been cancelled due to "increasing concerns about travelling to the region."
2021-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Canadians vote to elect new PM
Ottawa, Sep 21 (IANS) Canadians headed to the polls across the country to choose a new Prime Minister who will form the next federal government after a 36-day election campaign amid the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
SITs to be monitored every month in UP
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police Mukul Goel has ordered monthly monitoring of all special investigation teams (SITs) set up by the state police to probe special cases.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K: IED detected, defused on Srinagar airport road
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) An improvised explosive device (IED) was detected and successfully defused by the security forces on the Srinagar-Airport road in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
194 active Covid cases remain in UP
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh now has just 194 active Covid cases left in the state. The count of fresh cases was 11 in the past 24 hours, as per the health department data on Tuesday.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
EU analysing AUKUS deal's impact on trade talks with Aus
Brussels, Sep 21 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is currently analysing the impact the new security partnership between Australia, the UK and the US, dubbed AUKUS, on the next round of its trade negotiations with Canberra, a spokesperson for the bloc said here.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Tension simmering in Delhi Congress against state chief
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ahead of civic body polls in the national capital, tension is simmering in the Delhi Congress on the style of functioning of state party chief Anil Chaudhary.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple to unveil foldable iPhone in 2024: Report
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a latest research note claimed that the Cupertino-based tech giant may launch its first foldable iPhone in 2024, compared to 2023 previously.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kate Winslet: Actresses are now under less scrutiny for their bodies
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Hollywood star Kate Winslet, who won the award for lead actress in a limited series at the 73rd Emmy Award for her role in 'Mare of Easttown', believes actresses are now under less scrutiny for their bodies.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Covid, climate crisis, Afghanistan to dominate UNGA
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) The annual parade of Presidents, Prime Ministers, Princes and potentates starts off on Tuesday when they meet in person and virtually at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to grapple with global problems, promote their own agendas and engage in diplomacy.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
ODI series: England look to take unassailable lead against New Zealand
Leicester, Sep 21 (IANS) England Women have a chance to take an unassailable 3-0 lead when the take on New Zealand in the third One-day International at Grace Road here later on Tuesday. England are leading the five-match series 2-0.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Minor girl's body found in field in UP district
Aligarh, Sep 21 (IANS) The body of an eight-year-old girl was found in a small water body in a field in the Tappal area in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Redress grievances on priority: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) To ensure discipline and redress grievances on priority, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has directed all government officers and employees to reach at the office by 9 a.m. and remain available for the public.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bitcoin mining generates tonnes of e-waste: Study
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Bitcoin mining generates as much as 30.7 metric kilotonnes of e-waste every year as of May 2021 which is comparable to small IT equipment waste produced by countries like the Netherlands, a new study revealed.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
At first meeting, Punjab Cabinet announces pro-poor initiatives
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Eyeing to woo the people in Punjab just ahead of going to the polls in early 2022, the new Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in its maiden meeting discussed pro-poor initiatives like construction of 32,000 houses and provision of free electricity units up to 300 units.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ellen Pompeo hints at 'Grey's Anatomy' end
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Ellen Pompeo has said that fans are not "far off" with their speculation that 'Grey's Anatomy' is close to the end following a nostalgic season 17.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Rita Ora says next phase of her life is about protecting herself
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer-actress Rita Ora has shared that she was "burning the candles at both ends" and is very much a "yes" person, but is now making her health a priority.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Andrew Garfield on why Spider-Man is the most beloved superhero
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Andrew Garfield, who played superhero Spider-Man in the 2012 film 'The Amazing Spider-Man' and its 2014 sequel said that audiences will never get tired of the character, who is currently being played by Tom Holland. He added that everyone can project themselves into the suit, and that's why he's probably the most beloved superhero universally.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Guterres urges rich states to deliver $100bn for climate action
UNited Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged rich countries to deliver the promised $100 billion a year for climate action in developing countries.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Goa CM dares Kejriwal to contest from Sanquelim Assembly seat
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has dared Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to contest from his Assembly constituency of Sanquelim in North Goa.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Araujo saves a point for struggling Barca against Granada
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) FC Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo headed home an 89th-minute equaliser for his side to save a 1-1 draw at home to Granada, but the goal and an excellent performance from the Uruguayan does little to hide the fact that Barca are a club desperately struggling for form and confidence.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Covid vax for younger kids, booster shots being prepared in US
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Covid-19 vaccines for younger children and booster shots for at least those over 65 years old are being prepared in accordance with a tight schedule in the US, as the Americans stagger into the 19th month of their fierce battle against the pandemic.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Biden seeks phone call with Macron amid submarine deal row
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Joe Biden is seeking to hold a phone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in an effort to reduce tensions caused by a controversial submarine deal, according to officials in Washington.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Priyanka to address 6 rallies in UP in October
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After the Congress appointed a Dalit as the Chief Minister of Punjab, the party has planned six rallies in Uttar Pradesh to be addressed by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Democrats to combine debt limit suspension with short-term spending bill
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US House Democrats will incorporate a suspension of the debt limit into a short-term government spending bill, a move unlikely to gain support from Republicans, it was announced.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
US to ease travel curbs for fully vaccinated foreign visitors
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The US will no longer prohibit foreign visitors from entering the country starting from November if they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the White House said when announcing a set of policy changes that will ease the international travel bans put in place to curb the transmission of the virus.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Afghan central bank allows merchants to withdraw $25,000 monthly
Kabul, Sep 21 (IANS) Afghanistan's central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), has allowed merchants and owners of private companies to withdraw $25,000 from their bank accounts once in a month, a local TV channel reported.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 229 mn
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 229 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.93 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
France to maintain military presence in Mali: Defence Minister
Bamako, Sep 21 (IANS) France will maintain its military presence in Mali, visiting French Defence Minister Florence Parly said here on Monday, following a meeting with her Malian counterpart, Colonel Sadio Camara.
2021-09-21
Category: International, South Africa,Defence/Security
US Covid-19 fatalities surpass 1918 flu estimates
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Covid-19 deaths have surpassed 675,000, the estimated US fatalities from the 1918 influenza pandemic.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UK PM says COP26 'turning point' for world
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that COP26 UN Climate Change Conference is "a turning point" for the world.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
6,35,000 people displaced in Afghanistan this year: UN
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) UN humanitarians has said that 6,35,000 people in Afghanistan were routed from their homes this year because of violence, with more than 12,000 recently displaced to Kabul, mainly from Panjshir Province.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,International
Russia's ruling party retains majority in lower parliament house
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS) The United Russia, the country's ruling party, has retained the "constitutional majority" in the lower house of parliament, preliminary results of State Duma elections have showed.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
'Germany to offer Covid-19 vaccines to children in early 2022'
Berlin, Sep 21 (IANS) Germany would likely offer Covid-19 vaccines to children under 12 in early 2022, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn has said.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
UK records another 36,100 coronavirus cases
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Another 36,100 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 7,465,448, according to official figures released on Monday.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Civil services training reoriented to shape vision for next 25 years: Jitendra Singh
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday said that entire training curriculum for probationers has been reoriented because Civil Services have an important role to play in executing new initiatives, policies and programmes to shape the vision and roadmap laid down by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for India for next 25 years.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chinese attempts to alter status quo in Ladakh shaken peace in border areas: Foreign Secy
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said that the Chinese attempts over the last year to unilaterally alter the status quo in Ladakh have "seriously disturbed" peace and tranquility in the border areas, which is in violation of the bilateral agreements, and have inevitably impacted other aspects of the bilateral relationship.
2021-09-21
Category: International, India,National
Airport-like facilities for passengers at New Delhi rly station
New Delhi, 21 Sep (IANS) The New Delhi railway station is offering airport-like facilities to the passengers.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Telemedicine services for fisheries cooperatives launched at AIIMS Raipur
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala on Monday launched a pilot project on telemedicine services, to be operated by AIIMS Raipur through the National Cooperatives Development Corporation (NCDC).
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ganguly 'very happy' with raise in match fees of domestic players
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has expressed his delight over the apex council's announcement of increasing the match fee of the domestic players.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Centre inks pact with CSC to help fair price shops increase income
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a move to increase the business opportunities and income of fair price shops (FPS), the Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs on Monday entered into a model MoU with the CSC e-Governance Services India Limited (CSC) that will allow the delivery of CSC services through the interested dealers.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Single-particle engines' response to noise can help construct micro-machines
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Performance of tiny engines encompassing single colloidal particles vary with modulations in environmental noise, say researchers, who evaluated the response of such micro engines to noise fluctuations in the surrounding medium.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
Truck collides with train outside Bengaluru, no casualties
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) In a potential major tragedy, a truck collided with a passenger train while crossing railway tracks on the outskirts of Bengaluru on Monday night but no deaths or injuries were reported, officials said.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CSE calls for law on front-of-pack labelling on packaged junk foods
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) To help India fight obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs) epidemic, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has called for a law on front-of-pack labelling to inform the consumers about the unhealthy packaged junk foods, enabling them to make informed decisions about what they intake.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Assam CM meets Union Home Minister, discusses peace talks, NRC
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday evening met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and updated him on the ongoing peace process with militant outfits, including the United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taliban ask US to take responsibility for past killings
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Taliban have condemned the US drone attack that killed 10 Afghan civilians last month and urged the US to take responsibility for their past "killings and oppression" in the country.
2021-09-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Refugees may pose Pakistan's biggest problem
Kabul/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A huge and difficult-to-surmount crisis stares at Pakistan in the form of refugees from Afghanistan since the advent of a 'friendly regime that has caused much exultation among the government and the people alike.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Kerala Govt, AIFF to collaborate for development of football
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerala will host an international football tournament for women in Kochi in December 2021 as part of a collaboration with the All India Football Federation to promote and encourage football at various levels.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
KCET-2021, II PUC annual results out, document verification from Sep 30
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) The results of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test-2021 (KCET-2021), the gateway for entry into professional courses in the state, have been announced, Higher Education Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Marine oil-spill: IIT Guwahati researchers develop cotton that selectively absorbs oil
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) With an aim to address the environmental crisis caused by marine oil-spill, the researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, have developed a highly porous and water repellent superhydrophobic cotton composite material that can selectively absorb oil from the oil-water mixture.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Income Tax Dept conducts searches on prominent Nagpur figure
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has carried out a search and seizure operation in the case of a prominent public figure in Nagpur and his family members, who have wide business interests spanning the fields of education, warehousing, and agri-business across Maharashtra.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NGT slaps Rs 1 cr fine on Maharashtra, summons top official
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on the Maharashtra government for its failure to comply with the Supreme Court's earlier direction to prevent discharge of municipal waste into a river at the pilgrim place Trimbakeshwar, one of the 12 holy 'Jyotirlings'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Pretty good from Varun, he's going to be a key factor: Virat Kohli
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli on Monday showered praise on Kolkata Knight Riders' spinner Varun Chakravarthy, saying he's going to be "a key factor when he plays for India".
2021-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders thrash Royal Challengers Bangalore by nine wickets
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered a comfortable nine-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their first match of the UAE-leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 here on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
SC seeks details of structures still standing on forest land in Khori
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought details from Faridabad Municipal Corporation about structures, existing on the Aravali forest land in Khori village but not included in the demolition drive.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
COP26 should focus on climate finance, transfer of green tech: India
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Highlighting that the developed countries have collectively emitted more than their estimated emission allowances in the 2008-2020 period, India on Monday said that these countries, hence, should take greater action on mitigating devastating impacts due to climate change.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Steep increase in Pune's air pollution: PM2.5, PM10 rise by 70%, 61%
New Delhi/Pune, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR) has witnessed a steep increase of 70 per cent and 61 per cent in PM2.5 and PM10 levels, respectively, between 2012-13 and 2019-20, according to the latest emission inventory.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Naseeb Khan appointed as new chief executive of Afghanistan Cricket Board
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced on Monday that it had appointed Naseeb Khan as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Khan replaces Hamid Shinwari, who was appointed in April 2021 to the post.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Sports,Cricket
BJP leader killed by wild elephants near Guwahati
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) Assam BJP leader Rajib Boro was trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants near the Rani Reserve Forest on the outskirts of Guwahati city, officials said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Rajiv assassination case: OPS seeks Stalin's intervention for release of life convicts
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and coordinator of the AIADMK, O. Panneerselvam, on Monday sought Chief Minister M.K. Stalin's personal intervention for the release of the life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Uniform specifications for fortified rice kernels procurement issued
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government has, for the first time, issued uniform specifications for fortified rice kernels (FRK) for grade A and common rice in case of procurement of fortified rice stocks, wherein one per cent of FRK should be blended with normal rice, an official statement said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Keep an eye on Venkatesh Iyer'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders included a fresh face in their playing XI for their first match of the second phase of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The Eoin Morgan-led side gave a chance to Madhya Pradesh all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer to debut at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kerala bumper lottery: Dubai man's claim bluff as real winner emerges
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The confusion over the winner of the Rs 12 crore Kerala Lotteries Onam bumper was resolved on Monday evening with Kochi auto driver Jayapalan submitting the winning ticket and getting the certificate to this effect from his bank.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
IPL 2021: Kolkata thrash Bangalore by nine wickets
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) thrashed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by nine wickets with 10 overs to spare in their first match of the UAE leg of the IPL 2021.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Anand Giri arrested for abetting Akhara Parishad chief's suicide
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Mahant Anand Giri, a disciple of Mahant Narendra Giri, has been taken into custody by the Uttarakhand police for allegedly abetting the suicide of his mentor.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar appointed Bengal BJP chief (Ld)
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) In a major development, Lok Sabha MP Sukanat Majumadar has been named the new President of Bengal BJP, replacing Dilip Ghosh who has been made the national Vice President of the party.
2021-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
The world has completely changed for athletes: Ebony Rainford-Brent
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Former England cricketer Ebony Rainford-Brent said that the world has completely changed for cricketers, especially with Covid-19 pandemic coming into picture. She also said that apart from mental health, there have been too many injuries to England cricketers in their cricketing summer.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
First look of 'Sex and the City' reboot revealed
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The fans of the popular show 'Sex and the City' are ecstatic as the host channel has revealed a glimpse of what the much-awaited reboot of the show is going to offer.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
England cancel men's and women's tours to Pakistan
London, Sep 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday that the tour of Pakistan in October by their men's and women's teams has been cancelled due to "increasing concerns about travelling to the region."
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Delhi reports zero death for 2nd consecutive day, 20 new cases
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) There was no Covid-related death in the national capital on the second consecutive day on Monday while 20 fresh cases were registered during the last 24 hours, the Delhi government health bulletin said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar appointed Bengal BJP chief
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar has been appointed as the President of the BJP's West Bengal unit, replacing Dilip Ghosh.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Soldier shot dead by colleague in J&K's Kupwara
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) A soldier was killed on Monday in a fratricidal firing incident in J&K's Kupwara district, defence officials said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
A greater India is visibly an India for Indians: Gautam Adani
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Gautam Adani, the Chairman of the Adani Group, on Monday coined the slogan "A greater India is visibly an India for Indians" as the country embarks on a journey of growth.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'In one case, man alive': Bengal tells SC on opposing CBI probe into violence
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Monday told the Supreme Court that "shocking things" have happened in the state and cases, which included dacoity, were being transferred "en masse" to the CBI.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Russell, Chakravarthy shine for Kolkata as Bangalore all out for 92
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Varun Chakravarthy and Andre Russell combined forces to send Royal Challengers Bangalore crashing to 92 all out in 19 overs in the second match of the UAE leg of IPL 2021 in Abu Dhabi. Kolkata were water-tight with their bowling, hardly giving a lacklustre Bangalore batting order, struggling to come to terms with a two-paced pitch, some breathing space. It is Bangalore's sixth lowest total in the history of IPL.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Sweeper till yesterday, Hyderabad woman becomes Asst Entomologist
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Moved by the plight of a woman who was working as a sweeper despite holding a masters' degree in science, Telangana's Municipal Administration Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Monday offered her the job of Assistant Entomologist on outsourcing basis in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
As the world hooks on to China, Russia under Putin quietly expands its network in Africa
New Delhi, Sep 20: Why should a coup in Africas Guinea that toppled its elected President Apha Conde, rattle Russia? The answer is simple. Russia has been influencing its political contours until Conde was there.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sharmila to launch 'padyatra' in Telangana on Oct 20
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) YSR Telangana Party (YSRTP) leader Y.S. Sharmila announced on Monday that she will be launching her 'padyatra' from October 20.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
China to provide unconditional aid to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Chinese ambassador to Kabul, Wang Yu, has said that his country is prepared to continue providing unconditional humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan.
2021-09-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Delhi govt to initiate bio-decomposer making process on Sept 24
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi government will initiate the process of making bio-decomposer in the national capital on September 24, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday as he urged the Union government to take action on the same line on "emergency" basis to tackle the problem of pollution caused by stubble-burning in north India.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Delhi terror bust: Maha ATS nabs one from Thane, another absconding
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Continuing its probe into the terror module busted by the Delhi Police last week, the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Monday said it has arrested one more suspect from Thane's Mumbra town, while another is absconding and is now wanted.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Wazir murder case: Prime suspect sent to 6 day police custody
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday sent the prime suspect in the murder case of former Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council member Trilochan Singh Wazir to six days police remand, an official said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Heroin seized at Guj port not intended for Andhra, says police
Vijayawada, Sep 20 (IANS) The huge consignment of heroin confiscated at Gujarat's Mundra port was intended to reach Delhi and not Vijayawada, a senior Andhra Pradesh Police official said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Victim's hand, leg chopped off': SC holds compromise only can't change sentence
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that a compromise reached between the victim and convict cannot be the solitary basis to mould a sentence, as it emphasised that giving punishment to the wrongdoer is the heart of the criminal delivery system.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
21 firms commit to reducing levels of virgin plastic in food and beverage sector
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As part of the ongoing efforts to engage Industry on the issue of plastic in food packaging, 24 food businesses signed a pledge on becoming "Plastic Waste Neutral" by collecting, processing and recycling 100% post-consumer plastic waste on the occasion of food safety awards and review meet on Monday here.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
JUH starts 'Madani-100' free coaching centre
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Arshad Madani, President of Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind, inaugurated a free coaching centre called "Madani-100" for financially weak students in New Delhi on Monday and in which non-Muslim students can get admission too.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics,Religion
K'taka CM calls farmers' protest sponsored, creates furore in Assembly
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday dubbed the farmers' protest as 'sponsored' on the floor of the Assembly, leading to a furore with Congress legislators strongly objecting to the statement.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
TN to sponsor students admitted under 7.5% govt school quota
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday announced that the state government would take care of the expenses of all students who have been admitted to professional and other courses under the 7.5 per cent government school students quota.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Chinese's PLA carries out night battle drill at 16,000 feet height near Indian border
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese People's Liberation Army carried out a night battle exercise at over 16,000 feet on the heights of Xinjian, near the Indian border amid the two countries' border dispute in eastern Ladakh and ongoing military and diplomatic talks to resolve it.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Internet, phone services suspended in Uri after infiltration bid
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Mobile internet and phone services were suspended on Monday in the border town of Uri in J&K's Baramulla district following a counter-infiltration operation going on there for the last 24 hours.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Indian Navy with quarters in sight
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Former ISL champions Bengaluru FC will lock horns with Indian Navy Football Team for a spot in the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup on Tuesday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK).
2021-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Bihar and Jharkhand are one family, says Nitish Kumar
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Following the statement of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Bhojpuri and Magahi languages, his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar said that Bihar and Jharkhand are one family. If anyone tried to discriminate between these two states on the basis of language, it was his political compulsion and nothing else.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
NEET-SS 2021 exam: SC notice to Centre on plea against syllabus change
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the National Board of Examination (NBE) and others, on a plea against the last-minute changes to the syllabus for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) PG Super Speciality exam 2021 (NEET SS 2021).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress nominates ex-MP Rajani Patil for RS bypoll in Maha
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has named former MP Rajani Patil as its candidate for the October 4 by-election to Rajya Sabha seat from Maharashtra, leaving many formidable contenders disappointed.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Oli claims India threatened not to promulgate constitution in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party-UML, K.P. Sharma Oli, has claimed that India had threatened the Nepali political leadership in 2015 not to promulgate the constitution ignoring India's concern and suggestion.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
The schedule is becoming relentless: Ebony Rainford-Brent
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Former England cricketer Ebony Rainford-Brent believes that the schedule for England mens team is becoming relentless. She also said that the cancellation of fifth Test at Manchester and very little room to re-schedule it next year shows how tight the cricketing calender is right now.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AMC staff to get portion of salary in units of schemes they manage from Oct
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) In order to make asset management companies accountable towards the interests of unit holders of mutual fund schemes, market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has mandated that all designated employees of AMC be paid upto 20 per cent of their monthly compensation in units of the schemes in which they have a role or oversight.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Retrieve my son's body': Pilot's grieving father appeals to President
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Forty-five days after his pilot son's helicopter crashed into a reservoir near Punjab's Pathankot, the grieving father reached out to President and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Ram Nath Kovind with an emotional appeal to enhance efforts for recovery of the body.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
ICC partners with Cricket Australia to live stream Australia's matches this summer
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday that it has partnered with Cricket Australia (CA) to broadcast the upcoming matches of Australia happening this summer into emerging cricket markets including Europe and Southeast Asia.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
J&K now sees 159 Covid recoveries, 128 new cases
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Recoveries overtook new Covid cases in J&K on Monday after a week, with 159 recoveries, 128 new cases and one death reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Naga peace talks commence in Kohima after over a year
Kohima, Sep 20 (IANS) After over a year, crucial meetings between the Government of India envoy and Naga insurgent outfits began here on Monday to settle the long-pending Naga political issue involving various bodies, including the NSCN (IM).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Another Bengal minister quizzed by CBI in I-Core ponzi scam
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) After Partha Chatterjee, another Bengal minister - Manas Ranjan Bhuniya was interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the I-Core multi-crore ponzi scam on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India's first 'dwarf container' train chugs out from JNPT Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Shipping Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday flagged off the country's first dwarf container train, from the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Mumbai to the ICD Kanpur.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Video of RPF jawan helping old man at Bihar rly station goes viral
Munger, Sep 20 (IANS) A video of Bihar's Jamalpur railway station is going viral on the social media in which a Railway Protection Force (RPF) jawan is seen helping a helpless elderly person who has been there for quite a while.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
ED interrogates Azam Khan in Sitapur jail
Sitapur (UP), Sep 20 (IANS) A two-member team of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday visited the Sitapur jail to interrogate Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan in connection with a money laundering case.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings -- fireworks on the cards (preview)
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals ? the two IPL teams with exceptional batting muscle - will look to change their fortunes when they clash in the battle for the fourth spot here on Tuesday. For the record, KL Rahuls Punjab are placed sixth in the IPL 2021 points tally right now, whereas Sanju Samsons Royals are sitting in fifth position below Mumbai Indians.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Has Covid pandemic contributed to rise in heart disease in India?
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The lockdown-induced sedentary lifestyle, and delay in preventive health check-ups have all contributed to a rise in the cases related to cardiac complications, say doctors.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Amid global rout Sensex plunges over 500 points (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian stock market witnessed high level of volatility on global cues with key markets across the globe showing weak trends.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India, US discuss prevailing crisis in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India and the US on Monday held discussions over the prevailing situation in Afghanistan and appreciated the mutual cooperation in the recent evacuation operations from Kabul.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Andhra govt to roll out online sale of cinema tickets soon
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government will soon roll out the online sale of cinema tickets in the state, said state cinematography minister Perni Venkatramaiah on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
India, Indonesia carry out maritime drill in Sunda Strait
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian and Indonesian navies on Monday began a two-day joint maritime exercise in Sunda Strait.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Akhara Parishad chief found dead under mysterious circumstances
Prayagraj, Sep 20 (IANS) Mahant Narendra Giri, the chief of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex body of 14 akharas, was found dead in Prayagraj on Monday evening.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BTS to perform for world leaders at UN 'Global Goals' event
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Korean pop band BTS are slated to perform at the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals event on Monday, reports Billboard.com.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Interest rate cap will mean builders' Rs 7,500 cr unjust enrichment, Noida to SC
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Noida and Greater Noida authorities on Monday told the Supreme Court that they will incur over Rs 7,500 crore loss, if the top court's order capping the interest rate, at around 8 per cent, for delay in payment of land cost by builders were to sustain.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Oprah Winfrey recalls the time when she was vulnerable to sexual assault
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) In the latest episode of Deepak Chopra's new Audible podcast 'Mind Body Zone: Living Outside The Box', Oprah Winfrey shared at length the challenges she faced, including her past vulnerabilities due to the incidents she found herself in.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bihar's Gopalganj district in grip of viral fever
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Gopalganj district in North Bihar is severely affected with viral fever with more than 25 new born babies coming to the district Sadar hospital every day.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Pak to make partial payments to agitated Chinese companies for CPEC projects
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pakistan government is expected to make partial payments out of about $1.4 billion payables in a few days to assuage the concerns of the worried Chinese firms which have invested in independent power producers (IPPs) and other projects, the Dawn reported.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bangalore win toss and elect to bat first against Kolkata
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat first against Kolkata Knight Riders in the second match of UAE leg of IPL 2021.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Stalin urges Modi to supply 50 lakh vaccine doses every week
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the "resounding success" in the two mega vaccination camps held in the state on September 12 and 19, as he raised the need for 50 lakh additional doses of vaccine every week.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
NCPCR sends notice to police over lynching of Dalit youth in Alwar
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, on Monday sent a notice to the Alwar Superintendent of Police demanding a detailed report on police action in the case of a minor Dalit youth Yogesh Jatav who was lynched to death in Alwar after his bike hit a woman as he attempted to save himself from a pothole ahead. For this 'mistake', the furious mob beat him brutally on September 15 due to which Yogesh went into a coma.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Porn case: Raj Kundra gets bail after 60 days' jail
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Pornographic content case accused businessman Raj Kundra on Monday secured bail at a surety of Rs 50,000 after spending 60 days in jail.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Brigadier Saraswati honoured with Florence Nightingale Award
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Deputy Director General of Military Nursing Service, Brigadier S.V. Saraswati, was honoured with the National Florence Nightingale Award 2020 on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BJP forms over 16,000 booth committees in Punjab
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Strengthening the party at the grassroots level ahead of next year's assembly polls, the BJP Punjab unit has constituted 21-member committees for 16,000 polling booths in the state. BJP state chief Ashwani Sharma told IANS that the committees have been formed at two third of the total polling booths in the state.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sania Mirza opens up on Bhupathi-Paes in 'Break Point'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Upcoming web series 'Break Point', which explores the on- and off-court partnership of iconic tennis duo Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Peas, will also talk about what went wrong between them. In the series, ace tennis player Sania Mirza will shed light on what a partnership means to sportspersons.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
India has capacity to scale up pace of Covid-19 vaccination: WHO
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India has the systems in place to administer a large number of vaccine doses and achieve the mammoth feat of vaccinating all the country's people by December 2021, says WHO Southeast Asia Regional Director, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pranutan thrilled with dad Mohnish Bahl's response to 'Helmet'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Pranutan Bahl's recent digital release 'Helmet' has sailed through well and recieved a positive response. The best response, however, that the actress got was from her father and actor Mohnish Bahl.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN poll panel directs officials for strict monitoring of local body electiions
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Election Commission has directed the district collectors of nine districts where rural local body elections will take place on October 6 and 9 to conduct strict monitoring to prevent bribing voters.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
I'm sure we'll find a window: NZC CEO on series against Pakistan
Auckland, Sep 20 (IANS) David White, the CEO of New Zealand Cricket (NZC), is hopeful of finding a window during next year for the abandoned white-ball series against Pakistan to take place. White reiterated that apart from abandoning the tour, there was no other option left for them. On Friday, just before the start of the first ODI at Rawalpindi, New Zealand called off the tour citing security concerns.
2021-09-20
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Trailer of Jayasurya's 100th film 'Sunny' unveiled
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Jayasurya dropped the trailer of his upcoming Malayalam film 'Sunny' on Monday. It marks a 100-film milestone for the actor.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kerala records 15,692 new Covid cases, 92 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerala on Monday recorded 15,692 people turning Covid positive after 89,722 samples were tested in the past 24 hours while the test positivity rate was 17.48 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
NDA in Puducherry divided over lone RS seat
Puducherry, Sep 20 (IANS) The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Puducherry is divided among its alliance partners -- BJP, All India NR Congress, and the AIADMK, over the lone Rajya Saba seat the election for which will be held on October 4.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
83% organisations in India reported rise in phishing attacks during Covid
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Phishing attacks targeting organisations rose up considerably during the pandemic, as millions of employees working from home became a prime target for cybercriminals.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Singh Deo in Delhi, but says on private visit
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo is in Delhi and it has set the alarm bells ringing in the Congress amid talk of rotational chief ministership in the state.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kamakshi Rai, Tallz's music video 'Thodi Si Dua' out on YouTube
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Kamakshi Rai and music producer Tallz have collaborated to release their first song 'Thodi Si Dua'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
AK-47, ammo seized in Bihar's Begusarai, four held
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) A criminal was arrested in Bihar's Begusarai and an AK-47, two magazines, and 200 live cartridges recovered from him, police said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Javed Akhtar plaint: Kangana loses 'faith' in Andheri Court, seeks case transfer
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) After two warnings of an arrest warrant, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut appeared before the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Monday in the defamation case filed by Javed AKhtar, but said that she has lost faith in the court and sought a transfer of the case.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Harley-Davidson's 1st electric bicycle to go on sale later this year
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Harley-Davidson unveiled its first-ever electric bicycle -- Serial 1 -- inspired by the brand's very first motorcycle from 1903 last year and now the company has said that it will only make 650 units, half of which will be available for purchase in the US.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Won't need to poach Cong MLAs, Fadnavis confident of win in Goa
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The BJP will not need to poach Congress MLAs after the 2022 state assembly polls because the party will win a "historic majority" in the elections, former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP's in-charge for the 2022 Goa assembly polls Devendra Fadnavis said here on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Self-styled militant commander held in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi Police on Monday said they have arrested a self-styled Commander-In-Chief of the Kuki National Front, Manipur.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Harmanpreet ruled out of first two ODIs vs Australia
Mackay, Sep 20 (IANS) India's vice-captain in the longer formats of the game, Harmanpreet Kaur, has been ruled out of the first two One-day International of the three-match series against Australian Women cricketers beginning here on Tuesday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Do not question Parrikar family's commitment to BJP: Fadnavis
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Do not raise questions about the commitment of family members of former Chief Minister, late Manohar Parrikar to the BJP, former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP's in-charge for the 2022 Goa assembly polls Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday when asked about the absence of the former Defence Minister's son from the party's election campaign so far.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Sanjeet, Shiva Thapa, Hussamuddin in finals of Elite Men's National Boxing
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 20 (IANS) Star boxers Sanjeet, Shiva Thapa, and Mohammad Hussamuddin continued their successful run as they progressed into the finals of the 5th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships in the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka, on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Nadda slams Oppn for 'irresponsible' remarks on record Covid vaccinations
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party National President J. P. Nadda launched a scathing attack on the 'irresponsible' and 'laughable' remarks made by opposition parties, calling the Covid-19 vaccination campaign in the country the world's largest and fastest-moving health drive.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Moral policing a publicity stunt, accused tell K'taka police
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) In a twist to the moral policing case that shocked the state of Karnataka, the two accused persons who thrashed a Hindu man for dropping a Muslim female colleague, have told police that their moral policing act was aimed at getting publicity, police sources said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Pawsome wedding': Acid and Jhanvi 'tie knot' at plush resort
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) It was a grand gala wedding for bridegroom Acid and bride Jhanvi, in perhaps a first of its kind event in Kerala but held in line with Covid protocols limiting the number of guests to the number prescribed
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Pfizer's Covid vax safe, generates immune responses in kids aged 5-11
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) The mRNA Covid vaccine developed by Pfizer has been found to be safe, well-tolerated, and has shown robust neutralising antibody responses in children aged 5 to 11 years, the US drug maker said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Sri Lankan singer Yohani of 'Manike Mage Hithe' to perform in India
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Trending Sri Lankan singer Yohani of 'Manike Mage Hithe' is all set to perform in India.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
India to resume Vaccine Maitri, to export jabs from October
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said that India will be resuming export of vaccines under 'Vaccine Maitri' in the fourth quarter starting from October. He said that vaccine export will resume to fulfill the commitment towards COVAX in line with the motto 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' (the world is one family).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BCCI announces schedule for India's busy home season in 2021/22
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah announced on Monday a busy 2021/22 home season for the Indian men's team, starting from November 17, just three days after the final of the men's T20 World Cup in Dubai. India is set to host four Tests, three ODIs and 14 T20Is after the BCCI's apex council gave green signal to the schedule during its meeting on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Laugh riot to accompany IPL cricket action on OTT platform
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Popular entertainers like Zakir Khan, Varun Sharma, Anubhav Singh Bassi, Amit Bhadana and others are set to turn commentators with 'Hotstar Dosts' for IPL 2021.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Galle will win Lanka Premier League this season, says franchise owner
Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS) Last year, Galle Gladiators fell short by a whisker to clinch the Lanka Premier League (LPL) title, going down to eventual winner Jaffna Stallions. But 2021 will be the year of the Gladiators, says franchise owner Nadeem Omar adding that the team will bounce back even stronger in the second edition of the T20 League in the Island nation.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Aayush Sharma recalls making of 'Antim' song 'Vighnaharta'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Aayush Sharma who along with Varun Dhawan and Salman Khan appeared in the special Ganapati song 'Vighnaharta' as part of his upcoming film 'Antim: The Final Truth', recalls how tough it was for him to perform for the song as he got injured during the performance.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Three roads in Baghpat to be named after Jat stalwarts
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) In order to appease farmers in western Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to name three roads in Baghpat district after former Prime Minister, late Chaudhary Charan Singh, farmer leader Mahendra Singh Tikait and Chandro Tomar, also known as Shooter Dadi.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mumbai allowed CSK to get back into the match: Brian Lara
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Brian Lara believes that the "tactical mistakes" by Mumbai Indians while they were bowling may have led them to losing their first match of the second leg of the IPL 2021 against Chennai Super Kings in Dubai.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Home Ministry to review Maoist situation with affected states soon
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Amid weakening footprints of Maoists and subsequent improvements in the violence affected districts in the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs will very soon review the Left-Wing Extremism situation with states concerned, sources said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Maoist guerrilla arrested in Jharkhand, explosives seized
Ranchi, Sep 20 (IANS) One Maoist Guerrilla carrying Rs 1 lakh reward on his head has been arrested by police in Jharkhand's Gumla district.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gandhis holiday in Shimla after Amarinder's exit
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Just hours after settling the political tussle in Punjab with the departure of party veteran Amarinder Singh, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi were in a holiday mood.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Case registered against Lal Masjid cleric for hoisting Taliban flag
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The police in Pakistan have registered a case against the influential hardline cleric of a highly-sensitive seminary for hoisting the flag of the Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan (IEA) in Islamabad.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Tharoor pulls out of book launch in UK for travel policy
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday said that he has pulled out of a book launch function after the UK government changed rules for Indian travellers.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BCCI rolls out compensation package, fee hikes for domestic cricketers (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah announced on Monday that the BCCI will increase the match fees for domestic cricketers. Shah, who attended the BCCI Apex Council Meet, also said that the cricketers who played in 2019/20 season will get additional 50 per cent fee for the curtailed 2020/21 season.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Babul Supriyo calls on Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Within 48 hours after leaving the BJP and joining the Trinamool Congress, former Union minister Babul Supriyo met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna on Monday afternoon.
2021-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Perm varsity shooting: All Indian students safe, says embassy
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS) All Indian students at Russia's Perm State University, where at least eight people were killed and 24 others injured on Monday as a gunman went on a rampage, are safe, the Indian Embassy said.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Kohli to step down: Experts question timings of both announcements
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former cricketers have questioned the timing of Virat Kohli's announcement that he will step down as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain at the end of the IPL 2021 season, saying "if you want to do that, you probably do it after the tournament".
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SpiceJet looks to save Rs 1K cr on commercial settlement with MAX lessors
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a boost to domestic carrier SpiceJet, the commercial settlement finalised by the airline with two major lessors of MAX aircraft will result in savings of roughly around Rs 300 crore for the Ajay Singh-led carrier.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress challenges Mayawati to declare Dalit CM candidate in Punjab
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After criticism from BSP supremo Mayawati over the appointment of a Dalit Chief Minister, the Congress has thrown a challenge to Mayawati to declare a Dalit Chief Minister candidate in Punjab.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BCCI rolls out compensation package and fee hikes for domestic cricketers
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah announced on Monday that the Board will increase the match fees for domestic cricketers. Shah, who attended the BCCI Apex Council Meet, also said that the cricketers who played in 2019/20 season will get additional 50 per cent fee for the curtailed 2020/21 season.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Madras HC dismisses plea against amendments to AIADMK constitution
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Madras High Court (HC) on Monday dismissed a writ petition filed against the Election Commission (EC) for accepting the amendments made to the constitution of the AIADMK.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
More awards for Allu Arjun's 'Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo', now eight at SIIMA
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Seems like there nothing to stop actor Allu Arjun's 2020 film 'Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo' from bagging awards. After several at Sakshi Awards, the film again won as many as eight at the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Pak to join UN call to prevent Afghanistan's collapse at UNGA
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan is gearing up to ramp up the Kashmir dispute against India along with joining the United Nations call for immediate intervention to prevent an expected economic collapse of Afghanistan.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Jessica Chastain says she had to give up role in 'American Hustle'
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Jessica Chastain was keen to work with filmmaker David O. Russell on his 2014 movie 'American Hustle' but she had a scheduling clash and was forced to say no to the project, with the role eventually going to actress Jennifer Lawrence.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SBSP-VIP inch closer as Nishad party veers towards BJP in UP
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) With the Nishad Party inching close to the ruling BJP and eyeing an alliance, the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) is on its way to striking an alliance with the Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) of Bihar.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Indie artiste Shai, Rupinn's 'Read Your Mind' to release on Sep 21
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Shai's (Shayaan Oshidaar) pop song 'Read Your Mind' is all set to be released on September 21 by Onstage Records Label.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Arrested spy in K'taka turns out to be ISI agent (Ld)
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) In a joint operation by the Military Intelligence and Karnataka Police a spy, who was working for Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI), was arrested here on Monday , police said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
OPPO A16 with 5,000mAh battery, AI triple camera launched in India
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) OPPO on Monday launched its new smartphone OPPO A16 in India as the successor to OPPO A15 that was launched last year.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Missing boy's body found in pond in UP's Bulandshahr
Bulandshahr (UP), Sep 20 (IANS) The body of a two-year-old boy who had gone missing on Sunday, was found floating in a pond in Bulandshahr district on Monday, the police said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi vehicle owners need to carry PUC certificate or face action
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Delhi government has asked vehicle owners to carry valid pollution under control (PUC) certificates or pay a fine of Rs 10,000 along with an additional action of suspended driving license for three months.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chat with Manpreet motivated me at Olympics: Defender Varun
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Hockey defender Varun Kumar said on Monday that a "one-on-one chat" with skipper Manpreet Singh before the Tokyo Olympic Games campaign pumped him up mentally to go all out against the rivals in the historic campaign.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
'Raataan Lambiyan' recreated version out Monday
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Spotify released the recreated version of 'Raataan Lambiyan' from the movie 'Shershaah' today.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
RTI: Threats to Hinduism 'imaginary', says Union Home Ministry
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has effectively demolished all apprehensions and questions pertaining to any perceived threats to the Hindu religion, dismissing them as merely 'hypothetical' or 'imaginary'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ford India workers' future in TN govt's hands: Ex-Union leader
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The job security of the Ford India Private Ltd's workers is in the hands of the Tamil Nadu government and it cannot be a neutral player, said a former union leader of Hindustan Motor Finance Corporation Ltd and a noted lawyer dealing in labour matters.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Bihar retired teacher demands merger of his village with UP
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was shocked for a moment when a retired teacher of Gopalganj district asked him to merge his village with Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
Cong insulted Dalits by saying Punjab polls to be fought under Sidhu: BJP
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Hitting out at the ruling Congress for party's Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat's comment that 2022 Assembly polls will be fought under the leadership of state party Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said the Congress has insulted the Dalit community of Punjab and the country.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kiss announces mega 45th anniversary with 'Destroyer' reissue on Nov 19
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) American rock band Kiss have announced the dates of releasing the 45th anniversary reissue of their album 'Destroyer.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Maanavi Bedi found it difficult to direct husband Karan Mally on romantic scenes
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Debutante director Maanavi Bedi says she found it difficult to direct her husband Karan Mally especially for the romantic scenes for their upcoming web series 'Lock'd IN'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sensex, Nifty swing amid global cues; fall sharply after rise
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian stock market is witnessing high level of volatility affected by global cues as markets all across showing weak trends.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kiss to unveil 45th anniversary reissue of 'Destroyer' on Nov 19
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) American rock band Kiss have announced the dates of releasing the 45th anniversary reissue of their album 'Destroyer'.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
8 dead, 24 injured in Russian university shooting (2nd Ld)
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 24 others injured on Monday after a gunman opened fire at the premises of Russia's Perm State University, authorities said, adding that the perpetrator is a student and has been apprehended.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Two Af nationals held with 22 kg drugs in Greater Noida
Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested two Afghanistan nationals in Greater Noida for supplying drugs in the NCR region, official sources said here on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
This is Samantha-style 'girl bonding'
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Samantha Akkineni uploaded a series of pictures on her social media account on Monday. Her party time with actresses and friends Trisha Krishnan and Keerthy Suresh giving major goals of 'girl bonding' to her fans.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Man in Dubai claims winning Rs 12 Cr Kerala Onam Bumper
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Confusion continued over the winner of the Rs 12 crore Kerala Lotteries Onam bumper, after a Dubai resident Sayed Alavi, who hails from Wayanad, said he was the owner of the ticket.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National
Shotgun coach Mansher remembers Namanveer as a very enthusiastic shooter
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Promising national shotgun shooter Namanveer Singh Brar's alleged suicide at his residence in Mohali in the early hours of September 14, has shocked the shooting sports fraternity with national shotgun coach and top international marksman Mansher Singh saying he can't believe that such a "bubbly and full of enthusiasm" youngster could take such a drastic step.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Producer Ajay Kapoor acquires rights to remake Vijay Sethupati's '96'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Producer Ajay Kapoor has acquired the rights to remake the 2018 Tamil blockbuster '96' starring Vijay Sethupati and Trisha.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Delhi hospital treats 1st case of black fungus in kidney, lungs post-Covid
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A 34- years old man from Ghaziabad has been successfully treated for a complicated case of Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, after recovering from Covid infection, doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said here on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Cong says Channi & Sidhu to lead in polls after differences surface
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has contradicted Harish Rawat, the Punjab in-charge, on the issue of leadership and said elections will be fought under both the chief minister and the state party president.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mango 'weds' tamarind in unusual ritual to revive UP river
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) It was truly a wedding with a difference. The groom was 'Chiranjeev Rasal' and the bride was 'Ayushmati Imli'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Covid jab to pregnant women, SC issues notice on DCPCR plea
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a plea by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) raising the issue of Covid vaccination for pregnant and lactating women.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
This government is of Aam Aadmi, says new Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Chief Minister and Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi, the first Dalit who is at the helm in Punjab now, on Monday said his government is of Aam Aadmi (the common man), honest, free from sand mafias and a representative of the poor as he himself pulled a rickshaw in his childhood.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
I feel I am CEO, my govt works like private company: Goa CM
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Lauding his own style of governance, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that his government was functioning like a private company under his leadership as a CEO, with the help of bureaucrats who were working beyond their working hours like private executives.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rights panel asks Manipur DGP to protect 4 RTI activists from NSCN-IM
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) The Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has asked the state's Home Department and the state Police Chief to provide proper protection to four RTI activists who have gone into hiding fearing "reprisal" from the militant outfit NSCN-IM, officials said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Opposition suffering from Yogi phobia: UP BJP
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) UP BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh has said that the opposition in Uttar Pradesh is suffering from 'Yogi phobia'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
New Zealand's largest city to relax Covid curbs
Auckland, Sep 20 (IANS) New Zealand's largest city Auckland will relax restrictions by moving to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 at 11.59 p.m. on Tuesday for at least two weeks, as the country reported 22 new Delta cases on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, New Zealand,Politics
Sikh leader underlines need to intensify farmers agitation
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Jasbir Singh Virk, president of Bhartiya Sikh Sangthan, has underlined the need to intensify the ongoing farmers' agitation and said that there was a need to shore up strength at the Delhi borders.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jagan thanks people for YSRCP's victory in local body polls
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has thanked the people of the state for the landslide victory of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in the Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) and Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) elections.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
K'taka Cong leaders ride bicycles to Assembly to protest price rise
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Congress leaders after staging a bullock cart procession against the price hike a week ago, bicycled to Vidhana Soudha on Monday to attend the legislative session. The Congress demanded a minimum of 20 per cent reduction in prices of daily commodities and fuel.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
TTP commander killed in Pak
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A key Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorist commander was killed when security forces launched an operation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province's North Waziristan district, an army statement said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Situation was very tough and I had to take up the responsibility: Ruturaj
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' hero in the opening match of IPL 2021 second leg here, Ruturaj Gaikwad said on Monday that the situation when he came in to bat with the entire top order back in the dugout for just 24 runs was "very tough" and that it was time to take up the responsibility and "find a way out" of the mess.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Priest accused of forcing conversion on UP family
Kanpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Scores of Hindu activists in Kanpur have accused a priest and his associates of forcibly converting members of a family to Christianity.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Mandaviya visits AIIMS, discusses health infra nationwide
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday held a meeting with six All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospitals for better coordination among them so that the government could provide best healthcare facilities to the public across the nation.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sony launches 'Alpha ZV-E10' interchangeable-lens camera
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Sony on Monday announced a portable mirrorless camera 'Alpha ZV-E10' with a feature-set optimized for vloggers and content creators.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
KTR files defamation suit against Revanth Reddy for linking him in drugs case
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Telangana's cabinet minister K.T. Rama Rao has instituted a civil suit for defamation and for grant of perpetual injunction against state Congress chief A. Revanth Reddy for making baseless allegations linking him with the drugs scandal.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Samsung to launch 'Galaxy M52 5G' in India on Sep 28
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Samsung is all set to launch its next 5G smartphone 'Galaxy M52 5G' in India on September 28, according to the pre-launch website that went live on Amazon.in.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
After IT raids, Sonu Sood defends himself, albeit vaguely
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Days after the Income Tax Department swooped down on Sonu Sood and his business associates, the Bollywood actor came out with a reaction here on Monday, devoid of any reference to the action against him.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shooting in Russian university, suspect held
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS) A shooting incident took place on Monday in one of the buildings of Russias Perm State University, leaving four people injured, authorities said, adding that the suspect is a student and has been apprehended.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kids with high exposure to PM2.5, NO2 more at risk of self-harm
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Children exposed to high levels of air pollution are up to 50 per cent more likely to self-harm later in life, suggested a study that adds to evidence of link between air pollution and mental health problems.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Anshuman Jha: Delay helped me better understand 'Lord Curzon ki Haveli' script
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Anshuman Jha, whose directorial debut 'Lord Curzon ki Haveli' had been postponed indefinitely due to the pandemic, says the delay helped him understand the script better.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ali Fazal looking forward to work in sci-fi genre for first time
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal has shot for an upcoming short film, an untitled science fiction movie which was recently filmed in Mumbai for four days.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SRK bids farewell to 'Ganpati Bappa'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan bid adieu to 'Ganpati Bappa' as Ganesh Chaturthi came to an end.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Fadnavis arrives in Goa to meet MLAs, office bearers
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday arrived in Goa on his first visit to the coastal state after his appointment as the Bharatiya Janata Party's Goa in-charge for the 2022 assembly polls.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Ranbir celebrates Mahesh Bhatt's 73rd birthday with Alia, Pooja
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor was seen celebrating filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's 73rd birthday along with his rumoured girlfriend Alia Bhatt and her sister Pooja Bhatt.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pak Hindu family held hostage, tortured for taking water from mosque tap
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Farm workers from a Hindu family in Pakistan's Rahim Yar Khan, city have landed in trouble for taking water from a mosque tap, according to a media report.
2021-09-20
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Owaisi denied permission to meet ex MP Atiq Ahmad in Guj jail
Ahmedabad/Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday was denied permission to meet former MP Atiq Ahmad in Sabarmati Central Prison, Ahmedabad.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
India, Australia all set to lock horns in multi-format series
Mackay, Sep 20 (IANS) India and Australia women's cricket teams will kick off their multi-format series when they resume their rivalries with the first game of the three-match One-Day International series here on Tuesday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
PM Modi greets new Punjab Chief Minister Channi
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted new Punjab Chief Minister and Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi, the first Dalit who is at the helm in Punjab now.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Evergrande triggers fears over China economy
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese company Evergrande has started to repay investors in its wealth management business with property, as the world's most indebted real estate developer faces a key test this week, the BBC reported.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NDTV stock leaps amid Adani takeover speculation
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Media company NDTVs shares are flying on the bourses amid speculation that the entity may be the target of Adani Group that is looking to enter the media business through acquisition.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media
Goa churches will be developed with central funds: Kishan Reddy
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Goa's historic churches which are maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will be developed by the central government, which will also fund events related to the 60th anniversary of the state's Liberation from Portuguese yoke, Union Minister for Tourism and Culture G. Kishan Reddy said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
New dark energy may explain why Universe is expanding
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Cosmologists have found signs of a previously unknown type of dark energy -- a primordial form of the substance -- which may explain why the cosmos now seems to be expanding faster than theory predicts.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Diarrhoea control drive by TN govt to end on Sep 30
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The diarrhoea control drive by the Tamil Nadu Health department among children aged under five years will end on September 30. While the drive was started on September 16, in the initial phase the focus was to create awareness among the people about the reasons causing the disease and how it spreads.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Hope NZ pullout won't have a lasting impact: Williamson
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has called Pakistan a 'special place' for cricket and is hoping that the pullout of the Kiwis from the white-ball series in the country won't have a lasting impact.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
PE major Advent International to buy 72.56% stake in Eureka Forbes
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Private equity firm Advent International will buy a controlling stake of 72.56 per cent in Eureka Forbes for approximately Rs 4,400 crore, it's parent Shapoorji Pallonji Group (SPG) has said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Unemployment has peaked in Goa, says Kejriwal ahead of visit
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of his two-day visit to Goa, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took to Twitter to highlight the issue of unemployment in the coastal state.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Daily Covid cases in Australia's epicentre dips
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) As the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) saw another drop in the single-day acquired Covid-19 cases, authorities in the country's epicentre of the pandemic have cautiously pointed at a downward trend in the current Delta outbreak.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
N.Korea slams US' move to transfer nuke-powered submarine tech to Aus
Seoul, Sep 20 (IANS) The North Korean Foreign Ministry on Monday slammed the US for transferring the technology of building nuclear-powered submarines to Australia, Pyongyang's state-run media reported.
2021-09-20
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Torrential rains drown most of Kolkata, more downpour likely
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Torrential rain for the whole Sunday night coupled with high tide drowned most parts of the city putting it out of gear on the morning of the first day of the week. Adding more woes to the situation, the meteorological department has predicted more rains in most of the districts in south Bengal in the next 24 hours.
2021-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha: Boy swept away in city drain; body recovered after 18 hrs
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The body of a 15-year-old boy, who was swept away by drain water in the capital city, was recovered after 18 hours, fire service officials said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monies paid by Amazon in legal fees have been funnelled into bribes: Report
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, has initiated an investigation into the conduct of its legal representatives in India, The Morning Context reported.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rohit Sharma should be back for next match: MI's Jayawardene
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene is confident that regular skipper Rohit Sharma will return for the next Indian Premier League (IPL) game after missing out on the opener against CSK in Dubai on Sunday evening.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Emanuel Macron 'stepchild of western alliance' may retaliate after AUKUS formation
New Delhi, Sep 20: The formation of the Australia, United Kingdom and the United States (AUKUS) security alliance in the Indo-Pacific to counter China has truly humiliated Emanuel Macron, the President of France.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
BJP upset over Yediyurappa's comments on Modi wave
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) The BJP leadership in Karnataka and at the Centre is upset over former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa's comments that Modi wave alone will not win elections in the state, party sources said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Ganesh immersion in Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar continues on 2nd day
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The immersion of Ganesh idols in Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar lake spilled on to the second day on Monday as more idols were on their way for the ritual.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Voter support for Aus PM falls to 18-month low
Canberra, Sep 20 (IANS) A new survey has revealed that voter support for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has fallen to an 18-month low, the lowest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Australia,Politics
IPL 2021: Rayudu's X-Ray clear, says CSK coach Fleming
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings batsman Ambati Rayudu, who was hit on his forearm by a delivery from pace bowler Adam Milne and had to retire hurt during Sunday's match against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, has survived the hit and does not have a fracture.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Can China-led QUAD succeed as West closes in with new alliances?
New Delhi, Sep 20: Can the new China-led QUAD be a success? Beijing has always been wary of the US led QUAD�an informal cooperation group between India, US, Japan and Australia but now with the newly formed nexus between the US, UK and Australia � AUKUS�Chinas concerns have risen further.
2021-09-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Monday's election to decide whether Trudeau's Liberal Party will have 3rd mandate
Ottawa, Sep 20 (IANS) Canada's 44th national election on Monday will not only decide whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's ruling Liberal Party receives a third mandate, but could determine whether fissures that emerged during the 36-day campaign become a social reality across the country.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Canada,Politics
India logs over 30K Covid cases, 295 deaths in a day
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India's daily Covid cases continued to cross 30,000 mark for the last few days with 30,256 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, data released on Monday showed.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Libya to resume flights to Egypt's Cairo
Tripoli, Sep 20 (IANS) The Libyan government has announced it will resume flights to the Egyptian capital of Cairo later this month.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Strict lockdown likely in areas violating Covid SOP in Srinagar
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) As new cases continue to mount in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city, authorities said on Monday strict lockdown will be imposed in areas where people continue to violate Covid standard operating procedures (SOP).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Teachers barred from bringing their wards to school
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Teachers will no longer be allowed to bring their children to school.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Lebanon's health sector at risk of collapse: WHO
Beirut, Sep 20 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that Lebanon's healthcare sector is at risk of collapse due to a brain drain and a shortage of medical goods and fuel in the country.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
2 die after their oxygen levels went down in Bihar hospital
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Two persons have died in Bihar's Gopalganj district after their oxygen levels fell rapidly. The bodies have been handed over to the families without conducting the Covid tests.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
IS says bomb attacks killed 35 Taliban militia
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) has clamimed responsibility for a series of bomb attacks in Afghanistan which targeted the Taliban, the terror groups Amaaq News Agency said on its Telegram channel.
2021-09-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kerala HC slams govt over inaction in Orthodox-Jacobite Church feud
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday slammed the inaction of the Pinarayi Vijayan government in not doing what a state government should do, after an order is put out by the judiciary.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
KTR says ready for 'white challenge' but with Rahul Gandhi
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A bitter war of words between Telangana's cabinet minister K.T. Rama Rao and state Congress chief A. Revanth Reddy continued on Monday over Twitter with the latter throwing a 'white challenge' and former insisting that he will undergo drug tests only with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Let govt take decision, SC on plea seeking reopening of schools
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea by a Class 12 student from Delhi seeking directions to Centre and States to take a time-bound decision in connection with the physical re-opening of schools and conduct of offline teaching.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka's proposed bill to ban online gaming will be massive setback for Indian startup eco & gamers
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Confederation of All India Traders ( CAIT), the powerful trade body, that represents 8 crore traders and over 40,000 trade associations, said that a proposed bill in the Karnataka assembly to ban online gaming, will hurt the Indian startup sector, the Indian gaming and animation industry and millions of Indian gamers and esports players.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Facebook India appoints ex-IAS officer as Head of Public Policy
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced the appointment of Rajiv Aggarwal, a former IAS officer, as the Director of Public Policy to lead important policy development initiatives for the social media giant in India on an agenda that covers user safety, data protection, privacy, inclusion and internet governance.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Indians at large need to know about The Battle of Rezang La' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) It was an epic battle that cost the lives of 110 valiant soldiers of the Indian Army who stood steadfast against a marauding force of 5,000 attackers and prevented a possible Chinese occupation of the entire Ladakh region during the 1962 Sino-Indian war. And yet, very little is known about it to Indians at large outside the villages of southern Haryana from where the soldiers hailed, prompting author Kulpreet Yadav, who served for 20 years in uniform, to bring its minute details onto a larger canvas.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Indoor vs Outdoor air, which is more harmful?
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) There is no exaggeration in saying that Covid-19 has literally taken over our lives. Whether vaccinated or not, most of us are still living in the shadow of fear and anxiety. In fact with breakthrough infections showing up for some, even the vaccinated do not feel completely safe from a possible assault of the virus. The finding that the virus can be airborne is scary enough, research also shows that the transmission of the coronavirus is higher indoors than outdoors. This means that even if you don't step out and think that the virus can't get to you because you are ensconced safely and comfortably indoors, the bad news is that you can still get infected.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Bhumi Pednekar advocates holistic beauty, collaborates with Boddess.com
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) For Bollywood actor Bhumi Pednekar, time spent in front of the mirror is nothing short of therapeutic. An advocate of holistic beauty, Bhumi says she is a huge beauty enthusiast and is big on taking care of herself.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
New children's book addresses family diversity and discrimination
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Delhi-based author Pritisha Borthakur is set to release her new book, 'Puhor and Niyor's Mural of Family Stories'. The 1,404-word children's book was put together to address a new kind of societal debacle in the family system. The author says the aim is to teach children that families can exist in different forms, and show them how to accept the diversity in family backgrounds.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Dalit Sikh Channi takes oath as Punjab CM with a Jat Sikh & a Hindu deputy
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Newly-appointed Dalit-Sikh Chief Minister and Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi took oath of office along with his two deputies -- one a Jat Sikh and another belonging to the Hindu community -- at a simple ceremony here in the Punjab capital that was delayed for 20 minutes owing to late arrival of party leader Rahul Gandhi.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Abba jaan' row rears its head over cartoon
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The 'abba jaan' controversy in Uttar Pradesh politics refuses to die down and a cartoon on the row went viral on Monday .
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Churchill's The Bridge at Aix en Provence (1948) at auction for the first time
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) The Bridge at Aix en Provence (1948, estimate: 1,500,000-2,500,000 pounds) by Sir Winston Churchill will highlight Christie's Modern British Art Evening Auction on October 20, 2021, a key auction in the 20th/21st century October season, which encompasses sales in both London and Paris. The painting was originally gifted to the Swiss paint manufacturer Willy Sax who supplied Churchill with his art materials and would become a lifelong friend.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Your celebrity festive fashion guide
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) While we might have given festive fashion a miss in 2020, this year things are looking brighter. With the wedding season around the corner, it's only befitting to update our wardrobes with all things fresh and fabulous. As far as fashion choices are concerned, the sari continues to be a staple pick for many Bollywood celebrities -- from traditional designs to it's contemporary versions and everything else in between. Here's a round-up of all the sari trends you can bookmark:
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
JGU launches first postgraduate degree in psychology
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has announced the launch of its first postgraduate degree in psychology -- M.A./M.Sc. in Applied Psychology.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Kingpin of illegal immigration racket held in TN, reveals over 100 Sri Lankans infiltrated
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Q branch Police, following the arrest and interrogation of a suspect in an illegal immigration racket, has found that more than 100 Sri Lankan nationals have reached the state through the Thoothukudi coast.
2021-09-20
Category: International, India,National,Politics
UK-UAE bonhomie (Opinion)
The withdrawal of the US forces from Afghanistan before the deadline has dealt a severe blow to the special relationship between the US and UK and also the EU member states. They insist that the withdrawal before time was a hasty decision and their view was not taken on-board. They also base their criticism of US President Joe Bidens decision on the inputs by both the British and other countries intelligence that such an action might end up in chaos, and the subsequent events leading to the rout by the Taliban forces in Afghanistan, proved their point.
2021-09-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
CARS24 raises $450mn, nearly doubles its valuation to $1.84bn
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) CARS24, India's leading e-commerce platform for pre-owned vehicles, has closed a $450 million round of funding, including a $340 million Series F equity round alongside $110 million debt from diversified financial institutions.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid virus evolving 'to become better at spreading in air'
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) People infected with Covid Alpha variant exhaled 100 times more virus into the air than people infected with the original strains of the virus, finds a study.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,National
Saudi Arabia outlines roadmap to boost museum sector
Riyadh, Sep 20 (IANS) The Museums Commission of Saudi Arabia has outlined a strategy to upgrade the sector of museums in the country.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif shoot action sequences in Austria for 'Tiger 3'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are currently in Austria, filming action sequences for their upcoming spy thriller 'Tiger 3'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Emmys 2021: Kerry Washington pays tribute to late Michael K. Williams
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerry Washington paid tribute to 'The Wire' actor and 'Lovecraft Country' star Michael K. Williams while presenting the supporting actor in a drama series category during the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night reports The Hollywood Reporter.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Erdogan heads to US to attend UNGA
Istanbul, Sep 20 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has left for the US to attend the 76th session of the UN General Assembly that will be held in New York.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Partially cloudy sky but no rainfall in Delhi: IMD
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The sky will remain partially cloudy in Delhi on Monday but without the possibility of rain, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Huawei to launch Mate 50 in Oct: Report
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) A senior expert of the DSCC (Display Supply Chain Consultants) has claimed that Huawei is planning to launch Mate series flagship some time in October.
2021-09-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Much-awaited revamp of Cong is Kerala can upset many
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Many veteran Congress leaders are feeling anxious as none have any clue on what the composition of the revamped party organisation will be like, as state chief K.Sudhakaran and Leader of Opposition V.D. Satheesan have kept things under tight wrap.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL seeking door-to-door vax for disabled persons
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought Centre's response on a PIL seeking door-to-door vaccination of persons with disability.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Emmys 2021: No diversity despite record nominee lineup
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) No actor of colour won an award at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards despite a diverse nomination field.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Israel re-allows entry of foreign tourist groups
Tel Aviv, Sep 20 (IANS) Israel has re-allowed foreign tourist groups to enter the country, the Israeli Ministry of Tourism said.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Pressures of leading IPL team, young family could be behind Virat's call: Steyn
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) The pressure that comes with leading an Indian Premier League (IPL) team and the fact that he has a young family could have played a big role in Virat Kohli deciding to quit as captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) after the completion of this year's edition of the lucrative tournament in Dubai, feels former South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Ram Baraat' cancelled for 4th time in Agra
Agra, Sep 20 (IANS) For the fourth time in its 135-year-old history, the historic 'Ram Baraat' in Agra has been cancelled in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
YSRCP clean sweeps ZPTC, MPTC polls
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) completed a clean sweep of ZPTC and MPTC elections as all the results were declared in the early hours of Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Android 12.1 to improve foldable phone experience: Report
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Google is planning to release its next big update to Android on October 4 and now a report has claimed that the upcoming incremental update to Android 12, likely called Android 12.1 will bring several enhancements to the foldable phone experience.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Johnson unveils mission to tackle UK's 'North-South' divide
London, Sep 20 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to tackle the country's long-standing "North-South" divide, appointing former Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane as chief of a Levelling Up Taskforce.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
France rebukes Australia, US over submarine row
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France has rebuked Australia and the US for "a major breach of trust and contempt" in the submarine row, following the decision to recall its Ambassadors from the two countries.
2021-09-20
Category: International, France,Politics
Ultimate Karate League shifts from Mumbai to Lucknow
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Ultimate Karate League (UKL) that was earlier scheduled to be held in Mumbai, has now been shifted to Lucknow.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Petrol, diesel prices unchanged on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amid volatility in global oil prices with crude on the rise again.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Women stage protest in Kabul against Taliban policies
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) A number of Afghan women staged a protest in Kabul against Taliban policies, demanding equal rights to education and work, according to a media report.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights
Israel, Egypt FMs agree to boost bilateral ties
Tel Aviv, Sep 20 (IANS) Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry have agreed to strengthen bilateral ties, according to an official statement.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Kidnapped Chennai toddler rescued from Nagpur station
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Police has tracked down a three-year-old son of migrant Bihari labourers from a railway station in Maharashtra just days after he was picked up.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex, Nifty open low on global cues, metal and banks top drag
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian stock market opened sharply lower on Monday on global cues with markets all across showing weak trends.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New Punjab CM-designate likely to have deputies
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Newly-appointed Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, 58, will have two Deputy Chief Ministers and they will take the oath of office on Monday at a ceremony here likely to be attended by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
UP Speaker lands in controversy over Rakhi Sawant remark
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit has waded into controversy by saying that if one could become great just by dressing scantily, then Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant would have become greater than Mahatma Gandhi.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Emmys 2021: 'The Handmaid's Tale' makes record for most losses
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Moss starrer 'The Handmaid's Tale' set a record with most losses at the 73rd Emmy Awards, which was held at the L.A. Live's Event Deck at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Khaleda Zia's jail suspension extended for 6 more months
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has extended the suspension of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's jail sentence for another six months.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Emmys 2021: Women sweep top comedy, drama honours for first time
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Female directors such as Jessica Hobbs and Lucia Aniello among many others bagged the Primetime Emmy Awards for comedy and drama series directing in the same year for the first time, as makers from 'The Crown' and 'Hacks' prevailed against tough competition.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
3 drown during Ganpati immersion in Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) At least three boys drowned and two were rescued when they were swept away in the Versova Creek waters, the BMC Disaster Control said here on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wyatt's unbeaten half century guides England to 13-run win vs New Zealand
Worcester, Sep 20 (IANS) Nine wickets down at one stage and in danger of being bundled out for a modest score, England fought back impressively to take out the second One-day International against New Zealand by 13 runs (DLS method) and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series at the Country Ground here.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Karzai says Taliban have not fulfilled their commitments
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that the taliban have not fulfilled their commitments on various issues like the education of girls, women's rights, as well as a decision on the national flag, since they took over the country late last month.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Over 16L people vaccinated in TN's 2nd mega vaccine camp
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department has administered 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccine in the second mega vaccination camp organised by it.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Emmys 2021: Olivia Colman wins first award for lead actress in 'The Crown'
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Olivia Colman has won her first Emmy Award for lead actress in a drama series for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth in Season 4 of 'The Crown'. The actress said she loved every second of it and cannot wait to see what happens next.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
K'taka Police nab Raj man for spying for foreign country
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have taken a person into custody for taking pictures of vital defence installations, including those here and sharing them with foreign agencies. The accused hails from Rajasthan, said police on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malayalam film 'Paka' premieres at Toronto festival
Toronto, Sep 20 (IANS) Director Nithin Lukoses debut Malayalam film 'Paka', tag-lined in English as 'River of Blood', drew praise for its genre-defying tale at its premiere at the 46th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
2021-09-20
Category: International, Canada,National
Real Madrid win in Valencia to go top as rivals slip up
Madrid, Sep 20 (IANS) Real Madrid came from behind to win 2-1 away to Valencia and open up a two-point gap at the top of La Liga on Sunday night.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
UP issues fresh guidelines for festive season
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a fresh set of guidelines to maintain law and order and communal harmony in view of the upcoming Shardiya Navratri, Vijayadashami, Dussehra festivals and Chehallum.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
After settling tussle in Punjab, Sonia heads to Shimla
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Just hours after settling the political tussle in its ruled state Punjab, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi is in a holiday mood.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Greece launches enclosed camp for asylum seekers
Athens, Sep 20 (IANS) Greece has inaugurated a new type of enclosed controlled reception and identification camp for asylum seekers on the outskirts of Vathy town on Samos island aimed to improve conditions for refugees, migrants and local communities.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Greece,Politics
Rainstorms lash China's Henan
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Torrential rain have battered China's Henan province since September 17, prompting authorities to issue a level-IV emergency response to floods, local officials said.
2021-09-20
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Emmys 2021: Kate Winslet on win: You made us all feel validated
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Kate Winslet took home the honour for lead actress in a limited series at the 73rd Emmy Award for her role as Detective Mare Sheehan in 'Mare of Easttown'.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
West Indies Women win Super Over thriller against South Africa
Antigua, Sep 20 (IANS) A fighting West Indies Women took out the fifth and final One-day International against South Africa Women via Super Over, fighting back with bat and ball in a match of fluctuating fortunes at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua on Monday (IST).
2021-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Algeria holds funeral for late President Bouteflika
Algiers, Sep 20 (IANS) Algeria held the funeral in the capital Algiers for former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who died last week at the age of 84.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Algeria,Politics
Man fires in air, triggers panic in UP district
Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) A mentally challenged man resorted to indiscriminate firing in the air, following a dispute with his neighbours, creating panic among the local residents.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Surface Pro 8 to come with 120Hz display and Thunderbolt support: Report
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Microsoft is planning to launch new versions of its Surface Pro 8 as well as Surface Laptop 4 soon and now a new report has claimed that the Surface Pro 8 will pack an 11th gen Intel processor, a 13-inch display with a refresh rate of 120Hz as well as Thunderbolt support.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Emmy Awards 2021: 'The Crown', 'Ted Lasso', 'Mare of Easttown' win big
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Shows such as 'The Crown', 'Ted Lasso' and 'Mare of Easttown' bagged 10 of the 12 acting awards during the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
11% of UP population fully vaccinated
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The number of fully vaccinated persons in Uttar Pradesh has reached the 11 per cent-mark, which implies that one in every ten persons in the state is now fully vaccinated.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Health officials back US FDA panel's decision on Covid booster shot
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US health officials have voiced their support for the recommendation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel that Covid-19 booster shots be limited to those 65 years and older and individuals at high risk, with some hoping for a broader use of the jabs at a later date.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Ronaldo, Lingard score as Man Utd get past West Ham, but Chelsea go top
London, Sep 20 (IANS) David de Gea saved a 95th minute penalty from West Ham's veteran midfielder Mark Noble to give Manchester United a dramatic 2-1 win in the London Stadium. Manchester United had fought back from a goal down after Said Benrahma had put West Ham ahead after 30 minutes.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'US economic recovery would reverse into recession if debt limit not raised'
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has warned that the country's economic recovery would reverse into recession if Congress fails to swiftly raise the federal debt limit.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Placement-linked skill training boon for Himachal rural youth
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) The placement-linked skill training programme -- Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushal Yojana -- is proving to be a boon for the poor rural youth in Himachal Pradesh as it enabled to train 5,320 people and provide employment to 3,021 in various sectors, officials said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Norm Macdonald gets tribute from Lorne Michaels at 73rd Emmy Awards
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Television personality Lorne Michaels and John Oliver both paid tributes to late comedian Norm Macdonald, who was a 'Saturday Night Live' alum, at the 2021 73rd Emmy Awards.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
New AirPods Pro & redesigned iPad Pro to launch in 2022: Report
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Apple recently launched the iPhone 13 series along with the iPad mini and now a new report has claimed that the Cupertino-based tech giant is planning to launch the new MacBook Pros as well as AirPods next year.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
73rd Emmy Awards open with TV-themed Biz Markie tribute
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Cedric the Entertainer commenced the 73rd Emmy Awards with a musical number that parodied the rapper Biz Markie hit 'Just a friend'.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Welfare of world possible in supreme glory of Hindu nation: RSS chief
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohan Bhagwat, the Sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh while addressing the intellectual community in Udaipur said that the welfare of the world was possible in the supreme glory of the Hindu nation.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
RuPaul makes history for most Emmy wins by person of colour
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) TV personality, host and producer RuPaul, whose full name is RuPaul Charles, made Emmy history by becoming the most-awarded person of colour in the Emmy Awards history with 11 honours.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Afghanistan's secondary, high schools reopen for boys
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) Secondary and high schools, as well as madrasas, for boys across Afghanistan have reopened after more than a month of the country's takeover by the Taliban, the Ministry of Education said.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Spectacular aerial display by army aviation helicopters, elite commandos
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) A spectacular aerial display by the Army Aviation Helicopters and elite commandos of special forces demonstrating skills of insertion and extrication of force in a hostile environment won the hearts of thousands of people in Jaipur.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 228.4
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 228.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.90 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
K'taka CET results to be announced on Monday
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Education Department will announce the results of the Common Entrance Test (CET) on Monday evening.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
A week ahead to decide 'fate' of Peace and Guns in Nagaland (Opinion)
It is going to be a crucial week for Nagaland. A former top level Intelligence Bureau sleuth, A.K. Mishra, has landed in Dimapur. He has not been named as peace interlocutor for Naga talks officially but for all practical purposes, he is the one. At least, he would be the go-between kind of person.
2021-09-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
US: 5 injured after military training plane crashes in Texas
Houston, Sep 20 (IANS) Five people were injured after a military training jet crashed in a residential area in Lake Worth, the south central US state of Texas, according to local media reports.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wildfires surrounding California's sequoia groves spread to almost 40K acres
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Two huge wildfires, the Windy and KNP Complex fires, burning around the Sequoia National Forest and the Sequoia National Park in US state California, spread to 18,075 acres (73.1 square km) and 21,777 acres (88.1 square km) respectively on Sunday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 5,000 people evacuated as volcano erupts on Spain's La Palma island
Madrid, Sep 20 (IANS) Between 5,000 and 10,000 people are being evacuated after a volcano began erupting on the La Palma island of Spain's Canary Islands on Sunday afternoon.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UN chief condemns executions by Houthis in Yemen
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned Saturday's executions of nine individuals by the Houthi movement in Yemen, said his spokesman.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Singapore reports 1,012 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Sep 20 (IANS) Singapore on Sunday reported 1,012 new cases of Covid-19 infection, bringing the total tally in the country to 77,804.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
We did not finish well with ball and bat: kieron Pollard
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Mumbai India's stand-in skipper Kieron Pollard said his team failed to grab its chances both with the bat and ball after putting Chennai Super Kings under pressure during their 20-run defeat in the first match of the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 here on Sunday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UK records another 29,612 Covid-19 cases
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Another 29,612 people in the UK have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 7,429,746, according to official figures released Sunday.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Gaikwad and Bravo star in Chennai's 20-run win over Mumbai (2nd ld)
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) An unbeaten 88 off 58 balls by Ruturaj Gaikwad and all-round performance by Dwayne Bravo set up a 20-run win for Chennai Super Kings over Mumbai Indians in the first match of the UAE leg of IPL 2021. Gaikwad carried his bat through the innings as Chennai posted 156/6. In reply, Mumbai was able to make only 136/8 in 20 overs. The win now puts Chennai on top of the points table with 12 points from eight matches. This is just the second time Chennai won a match in the IPL after losing four wickets in the power-play.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Morphed': Ex-Union Minister Sadananda Gowda on viral lewd video, files complaint
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Union Minister and Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda filed a police complaint on Sunday on an allegedly "concocted and fabricated" lewd video clipping of him being circulated on social media.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Technology
Chennai bowlers put up strong show to beat Mumbai by 20 runs (ld)
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings rode on a strong show by the bowlers to hand a 20-run defeat to defending champions Mumbai Indians in the first match of UAE leg of IPL 2021. The win now puts Chennai on top of the points table with 12 points from eight matches. This is just the second time Chennai won a match in the IPL after losing four wickets in the power-play.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CSK beat Mumbai in first match of UAE leg
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings start the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 on a rousing note, beating Mumbai Indians by 20 runs here on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Army launches search operation along LoC in Uri
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Army is carrying a search operation along the LoC's Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district after detecting some "suspicious movement", officials said on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Virat Kohli to step down as RCB captain after the end of IPL 2021
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) announced on Sunday that Virat Kohli will step down as the captain of the team after the end of IPL 2021 season. The announcement was made through a video posted by the franchise on social media, three days after Kohli said that he will be quitting as Indias T20I captain after the mens T20 World Cup in the UAE next month. Kohli will continue to be a part of the RCB squad.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NGT asks CPCB, SPCBs to submit state action plans for air pollution by Oct 10
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal's (NGT) southern, eastern, and central benches have asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and states from the respective regions to submit, by October 10, the status of State Action Plans (SAPs) to combat air pollution.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kohli to step down as RCB skipper after 2021 season
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday announced that Virat Kohli will step down as RCB captain after the end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni remains permanent as Polland fifth MI skipper to toss with him
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' captain MS Dhoni had a surprise waiting for him when he walked out for the toss in the opening match of the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 on Sunday. For it was Kieron Pollard who came out for the toss as his opposite number instead of Mumbai Indias' regular skipper Rohit Sharma.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ISIS-K claims Kabul bomber was arrested in Delhi five years back
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) ISIS-K has claimed in propaganda material that the Kabul airport suicide bomber wanted to carry out an attack in India but was arrested in Delhi five years back.
2021-09-19
Category: International, India,International
Shiva Thapa storms into semis at Elite Men's National Boxing
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Five-time Asian Championships medallist Shiva Thapa made his way into the semi-finals at the 5th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships as he defeated Railway Sports Promotion Boards (RSPB) Ankit Narwal in a thrilling quarter-final bout at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Over 1 cr unorganised workers registered on e-Shram portal
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 1 crore workers have registered at E-Shram portal set up to generate a comprehensive database of the unorganised workers required for delivery of various welfare schemes.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ruturaj Gaikwad's unbeaten 88 powers Chennai to 156/6
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad carried his bat through for an unbeaten 88 to power Chennai Super Kings to a respectable 156/6 in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in the first match of the UAE leg of IPL 2021 on Sunday. Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo chipped in with cameos to lift Chennai from a precarious 24/4 in six overs.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Heavy rainfall over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal expected
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Isolated heavy rainfall activity is very likely over Odisha & Gangetic West Bengal to continue till Monday while isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall activity is likely to continue over east Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat till September 23.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vaughan suggests moving England's Pak series to UAE
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan has suggested a way to salvage England's upcoming tour of Pakistan, which looks in doubt after the New Zealand men's team abandoned a white-ball tour of the Asian country citing security concerns.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Minor gang-raped in Bihar's Samastipur, four held
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) A minor girl in Bihar's Samastipur district was abducted and gang-raped by around half a dozen people, who also filmed the crime and shared it on social media, police said on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No Covid death in Delhi after two days, 28 new cases
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi reported 28 new Covid positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total coronavirus infection tally so far to 14,38,497 since early 2020.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu felicitates Paralympians
Gurugram, Sep 19 (IANS) Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and the Haryana government on Sunday felicitated Haryana's medallists and participants in Tokyo Paralympics 2020.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Politics
'Too funny'; Yuvraj tags Flintoff in a meme dedicated to his six sixes vs England
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) This day, fourteen years ago, former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh scripted history by smashing six sixes in an over off English seamer Stuart Broad in the inaugural edition of the ICC T20 World Cup.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
With Dalit CM in Punjab, Congress aims at UP and Uttarakhand
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After the surprise announcement of the name of Charanjit Singh Channi, a Dalit leader, for the Chief Minister's post in Punjab, the Congress looks at the larger aim of Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh which are also going to polls early next year.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
YSRCP heading for clean sweep of ZPTC, MPTC polls in Andhra
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) is heading for a clean sweep in the ZPTC and MPTC elections as the counting of votes was underway on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Champions Gokulam Kerala and Army Red through to Durand quarters
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Defending Champions Gokulam Kerala FC and the Army Red Football Team advanced from Group D, reaching the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup in contrasting styles on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Copper Mahseer is Sikkim's state fish
New Delhi/Gangtok, Sep 19 (IANS) The Sikkim government has declared endangered Neolissochilus hexagonolepis, commonly known as Chocolate or Copper Mahseer and locally named as Katley, as the 'State Fish".
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Chinese scientists explore Moon rock's potential for fusion power
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Several scientists in China have begun studying lunar rocks collected by the Chang'e 5 mission, including their potential as a source of fusion power, media reports said.
2021-09-19
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Sehwag leads twitterati cheer for Neeraj Chopra's acting prowess
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra just doesn't stop making news. This time, it is his acting talent that has got the Twitterati into an adulatory frenzy.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Betting Central,Sports
#MeToo shadow over Punjab CM-designate
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The #MeToo controversy looms over Punjab Chief Minister-designate Charanjit Singh Channi, who was accused of sending indecent messages to a senior woman IAS officer.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Channi chosen as Punjab's first Dalit CM, to take oath on Monday (2nd Lead)
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) In a tactical move to retain Punjab in the next Assembly elections in early 2022, the Congress on Sunday appointed Dalit leader and three consecutive term legislator Charanjit Singh Channi as the next Chief Minister, replacing veteran Amarinder Singh.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ex-J&K MLC murder case: Prime suspect held in Jammu
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The prime suspect -- Harmeet Singh -- in the murder of former Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council member Trilochan Singh Wazir was arrested by the sleuths of the Delhi Police's Special Cell in Jammu, a senior police official said here on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India win silver in Asian U18 Girls' Rugby Sevens Championship
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Sunday won a silver medal in the Asia Rugby U18 Girls Rugby Sevens Championship 2021, losing 21-17 to the United Arab Emirates in a well-fought final held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
'Geological uncertainty' among reasons for delay in Himalayan hydro projects
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Of the 37 hydro-electric projects (HEPs) projects listed as delayed due to various reasons, more than 50 per cent were due to "geological uncertainty" and "natural calamities", a Parliamentary Committee has found.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
UNESCO expresses deep concern over exclusion of girls from Af schools
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay has expressed deep concern over the announcement made in Afghanistan to gradually reopen secondary schools for boys and their male teachers only, leaving girls and women behind.
2021-09-19
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Bengal Guv attacks Mamata over State Finance Commission
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) After a silence of nearly two months, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar continued his tirade, accusing the state government of constitutional impropriety alleging that the State Finance Commission (SFC) is not only continuing even after five years but has not made any recommendations to the governor so far.
2021-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
J&K sees 168 new cases as Covid surge continues
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) New Covid cases continued to surge in J&K on Sunday with 168 new cases and 154 recoveries reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Coimbatore tops in vaccination coverage: TN Health Minister
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Sunday said that the Coimbatore district topped the state in vaccinating the highest percentage of the eligible population against Covid-19.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Two cops arrested for taking bribe in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) A middle rung police officer and a head constable were arrested on Sunday for taking bribe in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Consumer confidence rally in Sep shows 2% points upswing: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Consumer Confidence of urban Indians has continued its rally in September, showing a 2 percentage points upswing, according to the Refinitiv-IpsosPrimary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI).
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TTP is already intensifying attacks against Pak govt
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The leader of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) or Pakistan Taliban has rejected the idea that the power-shift in Afghanistan would affect TTP strategies and added that TTP is already intensifying attacks against the government of Pakistan.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chennai Super Kings elect to bat first against Mumbai in IPL 2021
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and elected to bat first against Mumbai Indians in the first match of second half of IPL 2021 in Dubai on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Foo Fighters, Jane's Addiction team up for new band NHC
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro, and bassist Chris Chaney have teamed up to form a new band called NHC, reports Billboard.com.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Probe ordered into alleged auction of TN Panchayat head's post
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The administration in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district has ordered a detailed probe into the alleged auctioning bid that had taken place for the post of Panchayat president, at the behest of the village elders on Saturday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Samantha snaps at reporter when asked about seperation rumours
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Samantha Akkineni didn't like being questioned about her personal life, when she visited a temple recently. The actress was questioned by a media person about the rumours on her seperation from husband Naga Chaitanya.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Booster shots necessary to beat Covid-19 virus: Dr Fauci
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Booster shots of Covid-19 vaccines will soon become necessary for people to gain maximum protection against Covid-19, US top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci said on Sunday, after a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel rejected the broader use of the third dose among people aged 16 and above.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
In a first after divorce, Adele posts Insta pic with boyfriend Rich Paul
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Grammy-winning singer Adele made her relationship with sports agent Rich Paul Instagram-official by posting a picture of them together for the first time on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP held intellectuals meet in over 350 assemblies in UP
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In the run up to the next year's Uttar Pradesh polls, the BJP held 'prabuddh varg sammelan' (intellectuals' meet) in over 350 assembly constituencies across the state in just a fortnight.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dua Lipa, Mega Thee Stallion's 28-city tour to begin in Feb 2022
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Dua Lipa recently announced the dates for her 28-city North American 'Future Nostalgia' tour featuring support from Megan Thee Stallion, Caroline Polachek and Lola Zouai, reports Billboard.com.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Telangana: Eight killed in three road accidents
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Eight people were killed in three separate road accidents in Telangana on Sunday, police said.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mahurat clap for VI Anand's next film starring Sundeep Kishan
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Sundeep Kishan has joined hands with director V.I. Anand for the second time after 'Tiger'. The actor along with the cast of the film launched it officially on Sunday with a mahurat clap here.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Captain congratulates his successor Charanjit Singh Channi
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Outgoing Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday greeted Charanjit Singh Channi, who is going to be the next Chief Minister of the state.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
NASA's Ingenuity captures Mars rock feature in 3D
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter has provided a 3D view of a rock-covered mound on the red planet during its 13th flight on September 4.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Delhi Police nabs most wanted drug trafficker
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a major win against the fight of drug trafficking, Delhi Police has arrested the most wanted drug peddler whose network was spread over several areas in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's emphasis on re-introducing traditional food: Agri Minister
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India's Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday said the government has emphasised on re-introducing traditional food items including millets, other nutritious cereals, fruits and vegetables, fish, dairy, and organic products in the diet of the people.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I'm a huge proponent of more long-form cricket being played: Perry
Mackay, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry has urged Cricket Australia (CA) to include more matches of long-form cricket into the women's cricket setup and at the domestic level. She also believes that Test cricket can help in adding more value in multi-format series in women's cricket.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Samsung Galaxy S22 will have 3,700 mAh battery: Report
Seoul, Sep 19 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S22 smartphone, which is expected to go live sometime early in 2022, will reportedly feature a 3700 mAh battery.
2021-09-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
I think it's fair to say the next frontier is an IPL: Ellyse Perry
Mackay, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry believes that the women's Indian Premier League (IPL) is the next frontier in competitions for women's cricket all around the world. She has called upon the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to pull the trigger for organising a womens IPL after the success of the women's Big Bash League (WBBL) and The Hundred.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Charanjit Singh Channi to be the next Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The suspense over the successor to Amarinder Singh ended on Sunday with Congress President Sonia Gandhi clearing the name of Dalit cabinet minister Charanjit Singh Channi as the next Punjab Chief Minister.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
All UP schools, colleges to have Aarogya Vatika
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) All educational institutions in Uttar Pradesh will now have an Aarogya Vatika to make students aware of the importance of medicinal plants.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Hot on OTT: Coming up this week (Sep 19 - Sep 25)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Here's a look at highlight films, shows and series that are scheduled to drop in the digital space this week.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
I want to stay in playing 11: Babul Supriyo
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after joining Trinamool Congress, Babul Supriyo, without detailing out his 'New exciting opportunity' offered by Trinamool Congress, said that he preferred to stay in 'Playing 11' indicating that he will become one of the 'frontline face' of the party.
2021-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Amaal Mallik: I think every young composer can helm a solo project
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Music composer Amaal Mallik's recent composition for the song 'Tum Aaogey' from the film 'Bell Bottom' has garnered rave reviews.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Charanjit Singh Channi new Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Charanjit Singh Channi will be the new Punjab Chief Minister, the Congress announced on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Punjab appoints 8,500 nodal officers to monitor stubble burning
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) In a bid to curb the menace of stubble burning during the paddy harvesting season, the Punjab government on Sunday announced it would appoint 8,500 nodal officers for the current paddy growing villages, identified as hotspots, where paddy stubble was being traditionally put on fire.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vi claims to record top 5G speed of 3.7 gbps in its ongoing trials
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Telecom operator, Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) on Sunday claimed that it has achieved peak speed in excess of 3.7 Gbps with very low latency on the mmWave spectrum band in its 5G trials.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Actor Vijay moves court against parents, others for misusing his name
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil superstar Vijay has moved a court against 11 people including his parents, S. Chandrashekhar and Shobha Sekhar, for using his name for political purposes.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Southern Cinema,Politics
FB overrun by vax lies despite denying fuelling hesitancy: Report
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-vaccine activists flooded Facebook to sow doubt about the Covid-19 vaccines, overwhelming efforts to stop them even as the company told the world that it was not responsible for vaccine hesitancy, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Technology
CPI-M names tribal leader as new Tripura state Secretary
Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) Veteran tribal leader Jitendra Chaudhury was on Sunday elected CPI-M's Tripura state Secretary, succeeding Gautam Das who passed away on Thursday following Covid-19 complications.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Warm send off to President Kovind in Shimla
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) After spending four days in the Himachal Pradesh capital, President Ram Nath Kovind was on Sunday accorded warm send off at Annadale helipad.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
UP's new Covid guidelines allow 100 people at weddings
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has now issued fresh guidelines, extending the number of guests at weddings and other functions to 100.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Covid origins probe: The Lancet does U-turn over lab leak theory
London, Sep 19 (IANS) After facing backlash for its coverage of origins of the Covid pandemic, the much acclaimed scientific journal -- The Lancet has now published an 'alternative view' from 16 scientists.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
'Narcotic jihad' row: Congress to call meet of Kerala religious leaders
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress' Kerala President K. Sudhakaran on Sunday said that the party would convene a meeting of religious heads to tamp down tempers following a Bishop's statement that Christian children should be safe guarded against "Narcotic Jihad" that is being pushed by a specific section of people.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
India are a world-class batting line-up: Aus bowling coach Sawyer
Mackay, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia bowling coach Ben Sawyer said on Sunday that India are a world-class batting line-up, having seen a lot of their batting. He also said that the pacer selections for his team will be determined on the match-ups. On Saturday, Australia beat India by 36 runs in a warm-up match in Brisbane.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
TT players Siddhesh-Mudit and Snehit-Sudhanshu bag bronze medals in Kazakhstan
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Indian TT pairs of Siddhesh Pande and Mudit Dani, and Fidel R Snehit and Sudhanshu Grover ended their campaign with mens doubles bronze medals at the 2021 ITTF Kazakhstan International Open in Karaganda.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bar staff snaps power of lift with officials in Odisha, 5 held
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, Covid-19 joint enforcement squad officials were stuck inside a lift while going for a raid on bars in Bhubaneswar as bar staff cut off power supply, police said on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Lara Dutta: I'm having more fun now than I did in my 20s as an actor
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Lara Dutta Bhupathi has been in the Hindi film industry for 18 years and she says she is having more fun now than she did in her 20s as an actor.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maera Misshra excited to play grey character in 'Bhagya Lakshmi'
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Popular actress Maera Misshra has entered the daily soap 'Bhagya Lakshmi' as the woman in Rishi's life. Her character Mallishka has shades of grey.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Prithviraj Sukumaran's 'Brahmam' to release digitally
Kochi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran's upcoming film 'Brahmam' will have a direct digital release on October 7. The movie is the Malayalam remake of Hindi film 'Andhadhun'.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Mammoth Ganesh immersion procession underway in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A mammoth Ganesh immersion procession was underway in Hyderabad on Sunday amid massive security arrangements and despite intermittent rains.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Pearl Jam's first live show in three years at See. Hear. Now. fest
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Pearl Jam's first live show in more than three years was an eventful one on Saturday at the Sea.Hear.Now festival beachside in Asbury Park, N.J, reports Variety.com.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Delighted that we have put IPL back on track: Jay Shah
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) BCCI secretary Jay Shah on Sunday said that everyone on the board is delighted to have put the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season back on track.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Judi Dench to star in hospital drama 'Allelujah!'
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Iconic English actress Dame Judi Dench and actor Derek Jacobi will star in a movie adaptation of Alan Bennett's last play.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi bar, restaurant owners pin hopes for full occupancy post-lockdown
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The bar and restaurants in Delhi have been granted permission to reopen dine-in spaces at 50 per cent occupancy after being shut for nearly two months. However, the owners now pin their hopes for full occupancy as they consider the 50 per cent restriction to be a major hindrance for getting business back on track.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
We'll look to build on our happy memories from IPL 2020 season: DC's Patel
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel believes that his team will look to build on its happy memories from the IPL 2020 edition ahead of the second half of the IPL 2021 starting September 19. Patel had taken nine wickets in 15 matches in the 2020 edition of the IPL, where Delhi finished as runners-up.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Headmaster held for molesting class 4 girl in Bihar's Katihar
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) Katihar Police have arrested a principal (Head Master) of primary school for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old minor girl of class 4, an official said.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lara names Nathan Coulter-Nile as his choice for MI's third pacer in IPL 2021
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has named Australia all-rounder Nathan Coulter-Nile as his choice for the third pacer's place in the Mumbai Indians eleven in IPL 2021. He said that Coulter-Nile can cover the gap in the batting apart from his bowling skills.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
US official privately criticised RBI ban on Mastercard
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A senior US trade official privately criticised India's July decision to ban Mastercard Inc from issuing new cards, calling it a "draconian" move that caused "panic", a global news wire reported.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Pressure on Barca coach Koeman ahead of Granada game
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman faces a key test on Monday night when his side plays Granada in the Camp Nou Stadium.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Gill and Rana are quality players: KKR mentor David Hussey
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Ahead of the second phase of the IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders' mentor David Hussey believes openers Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana will "shock the world" with their batting in UAE.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
9 killed after passenger boat overturns in China (Ld)
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and six others missing after a passenger boat overturned in a river in China's Guizhou province, local authorities confirmed on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: International, China,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aamir Khan takes part in 'Green India Challenge'
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Popular actor Aamir Khan on Sunday participated in the 'Green India Challenge' by planting saplings in Hyderabad.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
SpaceX's all-civilian crew returns to Earth safely
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) After spending three days on-orbit, the world's first civilian mission of SpaceX's Inspiration4 returned to Earth on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa likely to new Punjab CM, announcement soon
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa is likely to be appointed as the new Chief Minister of Punjab, sources said. The Congress is soon to announce the name of the chief minister.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 killed in Srinagar-Leh highway accident
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Two women were killed and two males injured on Sunday in a road accident on the Srinagar-Leh national highway.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
On finishing shoot for Bengali film, Yami talks about her love for Bengal
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) She made her debut with the film 'Vicky Donor', directed by Shoojit Sircar and released in 2012, in which she played a Bengali girl - Ashima Roy. The film was a super success, and with it, Bollywood actress Yami Gautam Dhar, seen most recently in 'Bhoot Police', started her love affair with Bengali culture, food and Kolkata.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
A long road ahead, but I'm grateful to be here: Cairns
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns said that the road ahead is long, but feels grateful to be here. This is the first time Cairns has spoken after paralysis in legs due to a stroke in his spine following an emergency heart surgery in Sydney.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
BJP questions Sonia-Rahul over Captains's allegations against Sidhu
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After Captain Amarinder Singh opened a front against his own party's state president Navjot Singh Sidhu, accusing him of having links with Pakistan, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday sought clarifications from Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi on the issue.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australian Minister resigns after accepting anonymous donation
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Australian Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Christian Porter on Sunday resigned after accepting an anonymous donation to fund personal legal fees.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
TN govt to include martial arts 'Silambam' under 3% sports quota
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is taking steps to include "Silambam", the traditional martial art form of the state, under the 3 per cent sports reservation for admissions to educational institutions and reservation in jobs under the State Public Service Commission.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Sports
Delhi police nab foreign national drug peddler
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi Police has arrested a Nigerian national for being involved in the illicit trade of Narcotics and Psychotropic substances, an official said here on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP expels 3 Delhi councillors on charges of corruption
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Taking strict action against complaints of corruption in BJP ruled municipal corporations, Delhi unit president Adesh Gupta expelled three councillors from the party for six years, saying that some more will face the music in future if found guilty of financial irregularities.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I think we did a really great, great job: Son Heung-min
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Son Heung-min is currently regarded as the most popular Asian footballer in the world. Son, who also serves as the captain of the South Korean national team, is also known as one of the nicest guys to ever step on the football field. Ahead of Tottenham's match against Chelsea on Sunday evening, Son, currently in doubt for the match due to a calf injury, spoke on a variety of topics. Excerpts:
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
iQOO Z5 is expected to launch in India soon at Rs 30,000
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Smartphone brand iQOO, which is all set to launch its upcoming smartphone AiQOO Z5 in China on September 23, might also announce the device for the Indian audience soon.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Himachal to link 27,000 self-help groups with online platforms
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) To provide a wider market to products made by 27,000 self-help groups comprising 2.80 lakh women, Himachal Pradesh will link all of them with the e-commerce platforms of the Central government and private companies, state Rural Development Minister Virender Kanwar said on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
KTR invited to World Economic Forum's annual meeting
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Telangana's minister for information technology and industries K.T. Rama Rao has received an invitation to attend the prestigious World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting 2022, which will take place in Davos-Klosters from 17 to 21 January.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Laos bans travel within, to and from capital
Vientiane, Sep 19 (IANS) Authorities in Laos' capital Vientiane on Sunday imposed a ban on all travels to and from the city and within four major districts from until September 30, 2021.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic,Politics