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Territorial integrity of Manipur will be upheld: CM
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Saturday reiterated the State government's commitment to uphold the territorial integrity of the state.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
ACB files FIR in J&K Bank loan fraud case
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday registered an FIR in the J&K Bank loan fraud case of Rs 1,100 crore advanced to Rice Exports India (REI) Agro Ltd. Searches have been conducted at many locations in Delhi, Jammu and Srinagar.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dry day in Goa areas bordering Maharashtra on Oct 21
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Following the directives by the Election Commission, the Goa government has declared a dry day in all the sub-districts bordering Maharashtra on October 21, in view of the Maharashtra Assembly elections scheduled for that day.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In the run-up to the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are heating up the scene as they aggressively root for their respective flagship health programmes like mohalla clinics, the accident care scheme, Farishte, and the Centre's flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
PKL 7: Bengal Warriors beat Dabang Delhi for maiden title
Ahmedabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Bengal Warriors produced an outstanding performance to beat Dabang Delhi 39-34 to clinch the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 title for the first time in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Campaigning for Khinvsar, Mandawa in Rajasthan comes to an end
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Campaigning by all political parties came to an end on Saturday evening for Mandawa and Khinvsar seats in Rajasthan for the voting to be held on Monday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
President meets Filipino liver transplant patients' kin
Manila, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday interacted with the Filipino families of infants, who underwent liver transplant in India.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Philippines,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ahead of polls, IT seizes Rs 29 cr cash in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has seized Rs 29 crore cash here since the model code of conduct was enforced in the state ahead of the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly elections, an official said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mirchi deals: ED raids 14 DHFL, Sunblink sites (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the multi-crore real estate deals involving fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi and his family, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday carried out searches at over 14 places, including offices of Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) and Sunblink Real Estate Private Ltd and residences of their promoters.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Boyfriend proposes Australia woman cricketer on the field
Adelaide, Oct 19 (IANS) Adelaide Strikers cricketer Amanda Jade-Wellington was on Saturday pleasantly surprised when her boyfriend proposed marriage to her on the cricket field after a Women's Big Bash League match against Melbourne Renegades.
2019-10-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Plan to kill Kamlesh Tiwari hatched 2 months ago: Police
Ahmedabad/Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) The plan to execute former Hindu Mahasabha President Kamlesh Tiwari was made about two months ago by the detained accused over the hate speech given by him, officials said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
100 envoys, embassy officials to visit Golden temple on Oct 22
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Ambassadors and high-level officials of 100 embassies would visit the Harmandir Sahib, the holiest of Sikh shrines, in Amritsar on October 22, organisers said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Goa needs more trains to increase tourist footfalls: Goyal
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal wants to make trains the engine of tourism growth in Goa.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Bengal Governor to tour Sundarbans on Monday
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Nearly a month after his visit to Siliguri in north Bengal raised political temperatures, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will tour the remote Sundarbans in the state's southern part on Monday, amid a series of run-ins between him and the Mamata Banerjee government.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Everton defeat West Ham 2-0 in Premier League
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Everton beat West Ham United 2-0 at Goodison Park in a Premier League encounter on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
When Hussain Sagar lake became 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In a weird episode, Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar lake, which is famous for its iconic Gautum Buddha statue, was shown as 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps for several days, before it was rectified by the tech giant.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology
Gurpreet death no deterrence to Indians with American dreams
New Delhi/Mexico City, Oct 19 ((ANS) The death of six-year-old Gurpreet Kaur in the Arizona desert in June this year, shocking as it was, was also a pointer to the sharp rise in the number of Indians seeking to surreptitiously cross into the United States from the southern border. The deportation of 311 Indians from Mexico comes amid data that over 7,000 Indians are facing deportation proceedings in US courts.
2019-10-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Part of Hyderabad's Nampally Sarai caves in
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A portion of 100-year-old structure, built in the memory of First World War treaty, caved in here on Saturday, injuring two persons.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Qualifiers battle it out before making cut in East Zone TT
Howrah, Oct 19 (IANS) If hosts West Bengals sub-junior boys led the qualification chart with as many as 10 of them making the cut, it was Maharashtra girls who topped with nine of them entering the main draw in the same category of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Rs 1.33 crore illegal cash seized in Gurugram
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Haryana Police have seized an illegal cash of over Rs 1.33 crore from a car in Gurugram, the state election office said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rashid, Ajeetesh climb to the top of golf meet
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) The second edition of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational seems to be heading towards a fascinating finish as multiple contenders emerged on Day 3 of the Rs 1.5 crore event being played at the Chandigarh Golf Club.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Golf
After Erdogan's Kashmir comments, Modi cancels Ankara
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly raising Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly and his country backing Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meet in Paris, India has decided to give the cold shoulder to its ties with Turkey - cancelling a two-day official visit to Ankara by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of this month.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
3 smugglers, 9 intruders held at Bangla border
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Border Security Force troopers apprehended three smugglers and nine intruders, besides seizing 300 bottles of cough syrup Phensedyl and 12 cattle on the intervening Friday-Saturday night during operations in different locations of the India-Bangladesh international boundary of four border districts in West Bengal, an official said.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pesticides' traces found in dead tigress stomach
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The post-mortem report of a tigress, found dead in a canal in the Lakhimpur Kheri of Uttar Pradesh two months ago, has made officials uneasy.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
PM Modi to Bollywood: Create films on Gandhi and Gandhism
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with members of the film industry on Saturday in the Capital, and several of Bollywood's top stars were present at the event.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PMC Bank crisis claims 5th victim; RBI move likely
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The ongoing crisis over the Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank claimed its fifth victim in a week on Saturday amidst speculation that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to take some major decisions in the matter on Tuesday, a day after the Maharashtra Assembly election.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire kills four in Assam
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Four persons, including two infants and a maid servant, died after a fire broke out and engulfed a house in Assam's Dibrugarh town on the wee hours of Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan to ban Ansar Ul Islam, a JUI-F outfit
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to ban militia Ansar ul Islam, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) outfit that has announced 'freedom march' to remove Prime Minister Imran Khan.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Punjab bypoll: CM confident of winning all four seats
Mukerian (Punjab), Oct 19 (IANS) Promising to nurture the Mukerian Assembly segment as his own, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday concluded the electioneering for Monday's bypoll here with total confidence of a clear Congress victory in all four constituencies.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
After Erdogan's Kashmir comments, Modi cancels Ankara visit
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly raising Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly and his country backing Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meet in Paris, India has decided to give the cold shoulder to its ties with Turkey - cancelling a two-day official visit to Ankara by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of this month.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ex-Jet Airways chief Dube joins GoAir as advisor
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Chief executive of now bankrupt Jet Airways Vinay Dube has joined low-cost carrier GoAir as an advisor.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rebels may spoil NDA, grand alliance plans in Bihar
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) Five Bihar Assembly by-elections have created a queer situation for both political groupings -- ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the opposition grand alliance -- as official candidates are being opposed by party members.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
October 22 strike may affect operations: Oriental bank
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Oriental Bank of Commerce on Saturday said its operation may get affected due to the strike called by the All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) on October 22.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Johnson suffers setback as MPs back Brexit delay
London, Oct 19 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday suffered a setback in Parliament after MPs voted for an amendment to defer a decision on his Brexit deal with the European Union.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Odisha Speaker asks ex-MLAs to vacate quarters
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Giving an ultimatum to former legislators, Odisha Assembly Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro on Saturday directed them to vacate their government quarters within three days.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Haryana polls: Security beefed up in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Security has been tightened in Delhi along the border with Haryana which will go to polls on Monday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kartarpur Corridor ICP under BSF before Nov 8 (IANS Exclusive)
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Oct 19 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has approved deployment of special units of Border Security Force to guard Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Immigration Check Post (ICP) between India and Pakistan and the paramilitary force is expected to take over the post before November 8.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Pir's body exhumed by followers in Lahore, 8 held
Lahore, Oct 19 (IANS) Lahore police have arrested eight followers of a pir (faith healer), who had exhumed his body to shift it to some other city for shrine.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Tripura PWD scam: Hunt on for ex-Minister; 9 cops suspended
Agartala, Oct 19 (IANS) The Tripura Police continued their hunt for the fourth day on Saturday to arrest former PWD Minister and top Left leader Badal Choudhury in connection with a corruption case.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
US criticises Apple, Blizzard for China censorship: Report
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) A bipartisan group of US lawmakers have severely criticised Apple and American video game developer and publisher Blizzard over their decisions that have negatively impacted overseas app users and gamers 'at the behest of the Chinese government', the media has reported.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Owaisi trolled for blood donation remark
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi was on Saturday trolled heavily on social media platforms for saying at an election rally in Maharashtra that he had once donated 15 bottles of blood in a single day.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mamallapuram sees positive & negative results of Modi-Xi meet
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Whether the informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mamallapuram will improve the ties between the two nations or not, the visit of two leaders to the sculpture town has both positive and negative outcome for tourists.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
11-year chess player evicted from tourney in TN
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) professes to catch chess talent in schools, an 11-year schoolboy has been barred from playing in a tournament midway by an official of the Tirunelveli District Chess Development Association (TDCDA), raising a storm in the sports community.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Sports
Singh bros deliberately imperiled Religare Finvest to siphon off money (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Singh Brothers -- Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) -- were the lynchpins in the Rs 3,000 crore Religare Group fraud.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When Hussain Sagar lake became 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In a weird episode, Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar lake which is famous for its iconic Gautum Buddha statue was shown as 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps for several days, before it was rectified by the tech giant.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion,Technology
Brexit deal delayed as MPs' seek deferment of decision
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The Brexit deal agreed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the European Union was delayed on Saturday after the parliamentarians voted for an amendment to defer a decision on the PM's deal.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ayodhya case: Hindu side against submissions in sealed cover
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Hindu parties on Saturday objected to submission of "moulding of relief" by Muslim parties in a sealed cover in the Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
WhatsApp to bring splash screen, dark mode for iPhone users
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp is testing a new beta update for iOS users which would bring features like hide muted status update, splash screen, and app badge improvements among others, according to WABetaInfo, a fan website that tracks WhatsApp updates.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Users in US can collect food via Uber Eats' Pickup feature
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Uber Eats has announced that its 'Pickup' feature on the on-demand restaurant food app is now available for users in the US.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kerala CM writes to Modi to retain BPCL in public sector
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking that oil major Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited is retained in the public sector.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
It's BJP's robust electioneering vs Cong's timid campaigning
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As the campaigning for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana draws to a close, the contrast between the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) distaste for complacency and the Congress's lacklustre attempt is the single biggest takeaway.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amid tension, Assam set to hold Indo-Bangla Stakeholders Meet
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid recent hostilities along the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal, Assam is all set to hold a two-day Indo-Bangladesh Stakeholders meet from Tuesday.
2019-10-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
DNA Technology Regulation Bill referred to Parliamentary panel
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The DNA Technology Regulation Bill that provides for establishment of a national DNA data bank and regional DNA data banks and was passed by Lok Sabha in July has been referred to a parliamentary standing committee for examination and come back with a report in three months.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech
Dia Mirza: Wanted to work with Anubhav Sinha after watching 'Mulk', 'Article 15'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza, who will be seen in Anubhav Sinha's next film "Thappad", says she wanted to work with the filmmaker once again after watching his critically-acclaimed and commercially-successful films "Mulk" and "Article 15". The actress has featured with Sinha's hardcore commercial films such as "Dus" and "Cash" in the past, and the upcoming "Thappad" is their third film together.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
British parliament sits to discuss Brexit deal
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The British Parliament sat for the first time on a Saturday in 37 years to vote on a new Brexit deal agreed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the European Union (EU).
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Future Kid's school win basketball competition
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Ishan Dubey of Oakridge International School and Katyayani Golem of Vidyaranya High School (Saifabad) continued to rule the pool in Sports For All, Hyderabad, powered by Byju's, at the Gachibowli Stadium on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Women self-help group stalls a hit at CII Chandigarh Fair
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) A stall by self-help women's group from Uttarakhand is a major hit at the ongoing CII Chandigarh Fair being held at Parade Ground here, exhibition organisers said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
High-pitched end to Haryana poll campaign
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) A nearly three-week high-pitched campaign by various political parties eyeing their share in the Haryana Assembly election ended on Saturday evening, with two major public meetings by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: Kohli's struggles with DRS continues
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli's struggle to get the Decision Review System (DRS) right continued as he became prey to a wrong call for the ninth successive time as batsman in the first innings of the third Test against South Africa on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
When Ban Ki-moon asked Anupam Kher for signed autobiography
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Anupam Kher is thrilled because former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked him to sign on the Indian actor's autobiography.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Major foreign firms set to attend Himachal investor summit
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) Delegates from the UAE, the Netherlands, the US, Germany, Oman, Russia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia would participated in business-to-government meetings with the state government at the two-day Global Investors Meet, starting on November 7, in Himachal Pradesh, officials said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Bijepur bypoll to witness tough fight in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Bijepur Assembly constituency under Odisha's Bargarh Lok Sabha seat is set to witness a tough fight, which is going to the polls for the third time in less than two years.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
British parliament sits to discuss Brexit deal
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The British Parliament sat for the first time on a Saturday in 37 years to vote on a new Brexit deal agreed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the European Union (EU).
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ayodhya case: Parties submit note on nature of relief
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Hindu and Muslim parties on Saturday gave their written submission on moulding of relief in the Ayodhya title dispute in the Supreme Court.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Campaigning for 2 Himachal Assembly bypolls ends
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) The campaigning for October 21 by-elections to two Assembly seats in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh concluded on Saturday evening.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi CM inaugurates 100 more mohalla clinics
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With the target of a thousand Mohalla Clinics (Neighbourhood clinic), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday inaugurated 100 more new mohalla clinics in the national capital.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Campaigning for 4 Punjab Assembly bypolls ends
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) The campaigning for October 21 by-elections to four Assembly seats in Congress-ruled Punjab concluded on Saturday evening.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Mumbai City's Anwar to travel to France for heart treatment
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Promising defender Anwar Ali (junior) will go to France for his heart treatment and will not be part of Indian Super League (ISL) club Mumbai City FC for some time now.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Islamabad police bans services ahead of Azadi march
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Islamabad Police have banned on providing catering, sound system and tent services to the protesters of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islams (JUI-F) Azadi March to be held here on October 31. Hotels, motels and guest houses have also been asked not to offer them accommodation.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Thousands hit London streets in 'final say' Brexit protest
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people were marching through central London on Saturday to demand a "final say" vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Mirchi deals: ED raids 14 locations of DHFL, Sunblink
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the multi-crore real estate deals involving fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi and his family members, the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday carried out raids at 14 places, including Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) and Sunblink Real Estate Private Limited offices and its promoters' residences here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong dares Modi to tell people who dismembered Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for only highlighting abrogation of Article 370 in the Assembly poll campaigns and dared him to tell the people who split Pakistan into two.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rohit coming good at the top changes everything: Rathour
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) With the duo of Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane steadying the ship after India were reeling at 39/3 at one stage, batting coach Vikram Rathour praised both the batsmen at the end of the opening day's action at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
I-T to probe Rs 5.34 mn cash found from NCP MLA's aide's home
Mumbai/Thane, Oct 19 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department will probe the recovery of Rs 5.34 million in cash from a private residence which was visited under strange circumstances by an undertrial Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator, Ramesh Kadam, officials said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Manjari Fadnnis: Failure has taught me balance
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Manjari Fadnnis has seen highs and lows professionally. She says failure has taught her some important lessons.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'AirPods Pro' with noise cancellation may debut this month
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Apple is expected to launch its "AirPods Pro" with noise cancellation later this month and might be priced as high as $260.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pakistan hopes to come out of FATF's grey list by Feb 2020
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan has expressed hope that it has set target till February 2020 to complete all items on its Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan. Pakistan's Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar said that Pakistan will come out of 'grey' to 'white' List by the given deadline.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Dr. Zeus slams 'Bala' makers for using his hits 'Dont be shy', 'Kangna'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjabi music sensation Dr. Zeus has slammed the makers of the upcoming film "Bala" for using his songs "Dont be shy" and "Kangna" without giving him due credit.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Billboard featuring woman hog-tying Trump draw eyeballs
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) An American clothing company has been drawing attention over a billboard -- put up at Times Square -- showing US President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman, reports said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
GVL asks Naidu if he is ready to merge TDP with BJP
Vijayawada, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said on Saturday that if N. Chandrababu Naidu is ready to merge his Telugu Desam Party (TDP) with the BJP, he is ready to talk to the party leadership.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
11-year chess player evicted from tourney in TN
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) professes to catch chess talent in schools, an 11-year schoolboy was barred from playing in a tournament midway by an official of the Tirunelveli District Chess Development Association (TDCDA), the boy's father alleged.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics,Sports
Muslim litigants not to build mosque if verdict in favour
Ayodhya, Oct 19 (IANS) Concerned over the possible post-verdict situation in the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid dispute case, Muslim litigants have said that they will not build the mosque for the sake of country's peace and harmony.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Campaigning ends for bypoll to 5 Kerala Assembly seats
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) The campaign for bypoll to five Assembly constituencies -- Vatiyoorkavu, Aroor, Konni, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
No distance now between Kartarpur Sahib, pilgrims: PM
Ellenabad/Rewari (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) The distance between Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan and Guru Nanak's followers is now ending, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, the last day of campaigning in Haryana.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Batting on 95, Rohit shouted 'not now' as rain threat loomed
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) A video of unbeaten centurion Rohit Sharma shouting 'not now' as the skies turned grey just before he smashed a six to reach his third hundred of the series took social media by storm as India took on South Africa on the opening day of the third and final Test here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
India to have Marine Police Force to guard coastline
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs has completed the modalities of setting up a new armed force -- Central Marine Police Force -- to strengthen coastal security. A final proposal would be sent to the Cabinet by early next month for approval, a source in the ministry said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
16-inch MacBook Pro shows up in Apple's Catalina beta
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) New icons hidden in the latest macOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta has disclosed a new MacBook Pro, labelled as "MacBookPro 16.1", in works. The icon looks similar to the 15-inch MacBook Pro asset that was included in previous versions of macOS.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Eva Mendes: Motherhood is a job
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes says motherhood is like a "job", because she has to use the same skills as a chauffeur, chef, and personal assistant.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UP bypolls: Opposition hopes for big upset on many seats
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh are hoping for a big upset in the bypolls in 11 Assembly constituencies, the campaigning for which came to an end on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jim Carrey, Ginger Gonzaga call it quits
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor Jim Carrey and his "Kidding" co-star Ginger Gonzaga have reportedly split after dating for a few months.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Netflix's new Japanese film is a magnificent mess (Review; Rating: * and 1/2)
"The Forest Of Love" (original Japanese film for Netflix); Cast: Kippei Shina, Kamataki Eri, Hinami Kyoko, Mitsushima Shinnosuke; Direction: Sion Sono; Rating: * and ½ (one and a half stars)
2019-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
TCL launches 85-inch P8M 4K AI TV for Rs 1,99,990
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese consumer electronics firm TCL Electronics on Saturday launched the 85-inch P8M 4K AI TV exclusively at its brand store here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gourmet Getaway's 3rd edition concludes in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANSlife) 'Lost recipes and sustainability' was discussed at length at the International Food Festival, Gourmet Getaway in Jaipur, which was the third edition of the event.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,IANS Life
Mary Kom asks 'who is Nikhat Zareen', wants Bindra to focus on shooting
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) A day after boxer Nikhat Zareen wrote to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju asking for a fair opportunity, Mary Kom said she does not know Nikhat Zareen.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Kumaon Lit Fest focuses on sustainability and Irish writing
Nainital, Oct 19 (IANSlife) With a stellar line-up of thought-provoking sessions, the fourth edition of the two-day Kumaon Festival of literature and arts, named Himalayan Echoes, kicked off on Saturday in Nainital here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
J&J recalls 33K baby powder bottles in US on asbestos worry
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 33,000 bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby (J&J) powder have been recalled by the company in the US after health regulators found asbestos traces in a bottle that was purchased online, reports said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Who split Pak into two, tell people: Congress to Modi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for highlighting only abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir during the assembly polls campaigning in Haryana and Maharashtra where polls are due on October 21 and asked him to tell the people who divided Pakistan into two parts.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengaluru FC announces partnership with Myprotein
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC on Saturday announced a tie up with Myprotein, a leading sports nutrition brand in the UK, as its official sports and nutrition partner.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Vikramjeet Virk: Privilege to debut in a Karan Johar film
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) After making his presence felt in the south Indian film industry, actor Vikramjeet Virk is all set to make his Bollywood debut in the Karan Johar-produced "Drive". The actor considers it to be an absolute privilege.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dia Mirza: 'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein' was ahead of its time
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Former beauty queen Dia Mirza made her Bollywood acting debut with "Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein" 18 years ago. Remembering the film fondly, she says the romantic drama was ahead of its time.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lady Gaga almost had 'entire body' X-rayed after stage fall
Las Vegas, Oct 19 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says she has almost had her entire body X-rayed after Thursday night's fall off the stage.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Honduras,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Suspected Maoists kill couple in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Suspected Maoist guerrillas gunned down a couple in Jharkhand's Khunti district early on Saturday, the police said.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India, Thailand begin joint naval exercise
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India and Thailand began a joint naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal that will involve air exercises with integral helicopters from ships of both nations, defence officials said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Mumbai City releases Anwar Ali after heart problem
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Promising defender Anwar Ali (junior) has been released by Indian Super League (ISL) club Mumbai City FC after the young defender complained of a heart problem.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Bodies of six drowned in Telangana canal pulled out
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Bodies of all six persons who were drowned into the Left Canal of Nagarjuna Sagar Project in Telangana's Suryapet district on Friday night, were pulled out on Saturday, police said.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After Nikhat, Pinki questions rule tweak to accommodate Mary Kom
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Boxer Pinki Jangra has backed Nikhat Zareen's demand for a fair trial for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and wondered why the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) was tweaking the rules and favouring six-time champion Mary Kom.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Ranchi Test: Rohit, Rahane help India win Day 1 honours against SA
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) A brilliant century from Rohit Sharma, who was well supported by vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, helped India get past early jitters and take a commanding position on Day 1 of the third and final Test against South Africa at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday. With bad light forcing an early end to the day's play, India's scpre read 224/3 at stumps with Rohit and Rahane batting on 117 and 83 respectively.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Female movie characters more prone to stereotypes than men
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) Many commercial films worldwide continue to express womanhood in a stereotypical manner than men, said a new study.
2019-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kelly Clarkson sings duet with Cyndi Lauper
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer Kelly Clarkson performed "True colors" as a duet with "Girls just want to have fun" hitmaker Cyndi Lauper. It was like a "dream come true" for former "American Idol" winner Clarkson.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dipika Kakar: Marriage should empower people to chase dreams
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) "Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum" actress Dipika Kakar Ibrahim is happily married to actor Shoaib Ibrahim. She says marriage should not be the reason why people quit their dreams and careers. In fact, it should further empower a person to chase and fulfil their dreams.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Soha Ali Khan on daughter Inaaya: She loves all festivals
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Soha Ali Khan has said that her two-year-old daughter Inaaya Naumi Kemmu takes keen interest in celebrating all Indian festivals, be it Holi, Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, Eid or Ganapati festival.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Limiting mealtimes increases motivation for exercise: Study
Tokyo, Oct 19 (IANS) Limiting access to food might increase levels of hormone - ghrelin, which might also increase your motivation to exercise, said a new research.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Virat Kohli to skip T20I series against Bangladesh
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli is set to skip the T20Is against Bangladesh as he has been playing non-stop since the ODIs against Australia in March. Workload management of the players has been a priority with the team under Kohli and while most of the senior players have had a break on and off, Kohli last took a break in January when he sat out the final two ODIs against New Zealand and the T20 series that followed.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Syrian Kurds urge US to press Turkey for ceasefire
Damascus, Oct 19 (IANS) Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Saturday called on the US to pressure Turkey to comply with the five-day ceasefire and open a humanitarian corridor for the evacuation of civilian victims from the besieged border city of Ras al-Ain in northern Syria.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Great chance for Australia to win maiden T20 WC on home soil: Finch
Melbourne, Oct 19 (IANS) Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch feels hosting next year's T20 World Cup is a great opportunity for his team to add a maiden T20 World Cup trophy to their five World Cup silverware.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Cardi B once drugged, robbed late rapper Chinx Drugz
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B has admitted that she used to drug and rob men in the past to pay bills, and one of her victims has now been revealed to be the late rapper Chinx Drugz.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sidharth is 'grateful' for his Bollywood journey so far
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra completed seven years in Bollywood on Saturday and he says that the feeling of the first day on the sets, the nervousness and the excitement is all fresh in his memories.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Virat Kohli to skip T20I series against Bangladesh
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli is set to skip the T20Is against Bangladesh as he has been playing non-stop since the ODIs against Australia in March. Workload management of the players has been a priority with the team under Kohli and while most of the senior players have had a break on and off, Kohli last took a break in January when he sat out the final two ODIs against New Zealand and the T20 series that followed.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kashmiri apple growers send 6 lakh tons of apples outside
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Despite the shutdown and killing of a non-local apple trader and a driver, apple farmers in Kashmir have managed to send six lakh metric tons of apples outside Kashmir.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Business/Economy
Varun Dhawan calls 'SOTY' life-changing, as film turns 7
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Varun Dhawan celebrated seven years of his debut film "Student Of The Year" on Saturday with a tweet. Calling it a "life-changing movie", the actor thanked director Karan Johar, co-stars Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra, and all his fans for showering the film with love.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana shutdown hits transport services
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Protests and arrests rocked Telangana on Saturday as day-long shutdown called by the employees of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) affected transport services across the state.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Preliminary results of Afghan prez polls delayed
Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan on Saturday announced that the preliminary results of the September 28 presidential election will be delayed amid fears that candidates might not accept a possible defeat.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Maha polls: Parties named after Sardar Patel, Tipu Sultan in fray
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Neither the 'Iron Man of India' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel nor the 'Tiger of Mysore' Tipu Sultan are forgotten heroes as far as Maharashtra Assembly elections are concerned.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
After Nikhat, Pinki questions rule tweak to accomodate Mary Kom
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Boxer Pinki Jangra has backed Nikhat Zareen's demand for a fair trial for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and wondered why the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) was tweaking the rules and favouring six-time champion Mary Kom.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Lay down emission norms for fire cracker industry'
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) It will be better if the emission norms are laid down so that the fire cracker makers can design their products instead of going in for newer formulations, said a manufacturer.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Big B tweets about sleep after getting discharged
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was discharged from Mumbai's Nanavati hospital on Friday night, asked fans on social media about how they sleep.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kajol recreates iconic DDLJ scene as film turns 24
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) As her iconic movie "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" completed 24 years, Kajol took to Instagram to celebrate the occasion.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Taapsee Pannu: 'Saand Ki Aankh' on Diwali is a bold move
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu, one of the two leading ladies of the heroine-centric "Saand Ki Aankh", says releasing the film, about India's oldest sharpshooters, on Diwali marks a bold and progressive change in the business of cinema, because the festive weekend has predominantly been ruled by Bollywood's male superstars.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Improve economy, don't create circus, Priyanka tells govt (Lead - Correcting name in intro)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed Union Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal for undermining the achievements of Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, saying the economy is in a shambles while the government, instead of improving the economy, is busy "running a comedy circus".
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
13 killed in Russia dam collapse
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed after a dam collapsed in Russia's Krasnoyarsk region on Saturday, a government official said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Bengaluru, Goa favourites as ATK & Kerala kick start season 6
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will once again be the team to beat while FC Goa will also forge a strong challenge in the sixth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). But it all begins on Sunday when ATK and Kerala Blasters lock horns in the opening fixture.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
A new Great Game in the Himalayas, giving voice to Muslim women, the roller coaster that stock markets take you on (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Read about the new Great Game afoot in the Himalayas involving India, China and Tibet; a forceful argument for giving Muslim women a chance to reclaim their sacred place; and finally, explore the intricacies of Dalal Street through a desi potboiler.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Hope Dada gets support from those who are congratulating him: Gambhir
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former teammates have come out and congratulated Sourav Ganguly after he was selected as the next President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday. And former India opener Gautam Gambhir has joined the bandwagon and said that it was a pleasant move to have a former cricketer at the helm of affairs.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Jio's move of passing IUC charges to customers puzzling: Kotak
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) A recent Kotak report has viewed Jios decision to pass on the IUC (Interconnect Usage Charges) to its customers as "puzzling" on several counts including the timing and the mode of recovery.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Trade wars to hit flow of capital, goods and services: Govt
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With protectionism taking toll on the growth of the world economy and affecting many countries, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the ongoing trade wars have caused uncertainties and will ultimately impact the flow of capital, goods and services.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Marquez pips Petronas duo to maiden pole at Motegi
Motegi (Japan), Oct 19 (IANS) Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez on Saturday took pole for the first time at Motegi in his Moto GP career. The 26-year-old, who confirmed an eighth World Championship win -- his sixth in the premier class at the Thailand GP earlier in October -- registered a best time of 1:45.763 in the second qualifier and will be starting at the top of the grid on Sunday.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Johnson's Brexit deal worse than May's: Corbyn
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK's main opposition Labour Party, on Saturday said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal was worse than the one proposed by his predecessor Theresa May.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Improve economy, don't create circus, Priyanka tells govt
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed Union Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal for undermining the achievements of Nobel laureate Abhsiek Banerjee, saying the economy is in a shambles while the government, instead of improving the economy, is busy "running a comedy circus".
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress' lacklustre poll campaign in Haryana, M'rashtra
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress' approach towards the two states going to polls has been not serious.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tara Sutaria on Diwali plans, gadget fetish and new film 'Tadap'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Tara Sutaria will be seen opposite Ahan Shetty in the upcoming "Tadap", and the actress has revealed the team will move to Mussoorie next month to shoot a major portion of the film.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
It's vote for realistic vs populist promises in Haryana
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) It is a vote for realistic versus populist poll promises in the election to 90-member Assembly in Haryana, where the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are locked in a straight contest.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Big B: Ailments and medical conditions a confidential individual right
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who was discharged from hospital on Friday night, took to his blog to express displeasure about the media's rampantly speculative reporting over his ailment these past few days. He said that medical conditions were the confidential right of an individual, and hence should not be commercialised.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Johnson addresses Parliament for new Brexit deal
London, Oct 19 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday addressed the House of Commons ahead of a "knife-edge" vote on his latest Brexit deal, a last-ditch attempt before the October 31 deadline to leave the European Union (EU).
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
All things theatre
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) With an aim to revive the theatrical art, Sahitya Kala Parishad is organising a two-day event, titled "Bharatmuni Rang Utsav" in the national capital.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India to appeal UK denial of couple's extradition for murder
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian authorities have decided to appeal against a UK lower court's order of denying extradition of British citizen Aarti Dhar and her husband Kanwaljitsinh Raizada to face trial in India for the murder of their 11-year-old adopted son and his brother-in-law on human rights grounds.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranchi Test: Centurion Rohit & Rahane pile agony on SA (Tea, Lead)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) The morning doesn't always show the day and the Proteas learnt it the hard way as opener Rohit Sharma and Test deputy Ajinkya Rahane made hay in the afternoon session after South Africa had reduced India to 71/3 in the first session of the third Test at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday. While Rohit scored his third hundred of the series, reaching the three-figure mark with a six, Rahane brought up another fifty as the score read 205/3 at Tea.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Does your adolescent drink more than you would approve?
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) India ranks at 140 out of 150 countries in the world on the happiness index; making it one of the unhappiest countries in the world. This permeates down to adolescents as well and could lead to unhappy choices of alcoholism and binge drinking to cope with the chaos.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd wanted India data centre, it arrived
San Francisco/New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) For late Oracle co-CEO Mark Vincent Hurd, India was always a promising market and he was always committed to expand Oracle's footprint in the burgeoning Cloud and software market in the country.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rohit surpasses Hetmyer, creates record for maximum 6s
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma has added yet another feather to his cap by becoming the batsman to hit the most number of sixes in a Test series.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Tesla to start building cars in China: Report
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has got an approval to manufacture cars in China and the company is building a $2 billion factory in Shanghai, its first manufacturing unit outside the US, the media has reported.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ranchi Test: Centurion Rohit & Rahane pile agony on SA (Tea)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) The morning doesn't always show the day and the Proteas learnt it the hard way as opener Rohit Sharma and Test deputy Ajinkya Rahane made hay in the afternoon session after South Africa had reduced India to 71/3 in the first session of the third Test at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday. While Rohit scored his third hundred of the series, reaching the three-figure mark with a six, Rahane brought up another fifty as the score read 205/3 at Tea.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
#Hittingmachine: Sara packs cool punches in new video
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan has shared a video of herself packing a few cool punches.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dubai Fitness Challenge to attempt a world record
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife Features) The Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC), now in its third edition, has transformed the city into one big gym.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pick The Oberoi Vrinda to explore Kerala backwaters
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) Kerala isnt called "Gods Own Country" for nothing; the picturesque backwaters of Kerala are one of Indias most enchanting holiday destinations. Not to mention a self-supporting ecosystem brimming with aquatic, plant and bird life, these are a totally unique network that meanders past palm tree-fringed rice paddies and villages, before flowing into the Arabian Sea.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pak govt may call in Army for 'Azadi March'
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The Pakistan government has started devising a strategy to deploy armed forces in Islamabad during the October 31 'Azadi March' which will call "to topple the ruling PTI government".
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Anushka Sharma hails 'crusader' for helping sex trafficking victims
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma sang praises of social activist Sunitha Krishnan for her "incredible work" in rescuing women and girls from sex trafficking.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Huma Qureshi wraps up Zack Snyder film, calls it her 'special one'
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian actress Huma Qureshi has completed her work on American filmmaker Zack Snyder's Netflix original film, "Army Of The Dead".
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
UP schools to mark 'Deepotsav'
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) As part of the grand 'Deepotsav' celebrations in Ayodhya this year, the Uttar Pradesh government has begun preparations in all the secondary and primary schools in the state to mark the occasion.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Religion
Bajrang Punia roped in as brand ambassador of Mobil India
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Mobil India has announced its association with wrestling champion Bajrang Punia as the new brand ambassador for its commercial vehicle lubricants' segment.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Waqar invites bowlers for special camp ahead of Australia tour
Lahore, Oct 19 (IANS) With an eye on the upcoming Australia tour, Pakistan's bowling coach Waqar Younis has invited 15 bowlers, including two spinners, to attend a special weekend camp.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
1 in 6 young drivers use Snapchat while driving: Study
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) While people do not pay heed not to use smartphones while behind the wheels, Snapchat has emerged as the biggest culprit, with researchers now reporting that one in six young people use the photo-sharing app while driving.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels: Study
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study suggests.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Distance between Kartarpur Sahib, Nanak's followers will disappear: PM
Ellenabad (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) The distance between Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan and Guru Nanak's followers is going to vanish, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, the last day of campaigning in Haryana.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Religion
Detention centre for illegal foreigners near Bengaluru soon
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) A detention centre to keep illegal foreigners till they are deported is coming up at Nelamangala in Karnataka's Bengaluru Rural district, a police official said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
People love Pawar rally in pouring rain
Satara (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) Stunning videos and images of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar addressing a rally here in pouring rain on Friday evening have gone viral on social media and accolades poured on him on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mars once had salt lakes similar to Earth: Study
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Mars once had salt lakes similar to the ones on Earth and has gone through wet and dry periods, according to a new study.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
John Cho's on-set injury halts 'Cowboy Bebop' production
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor John Cho sustained a knee injury on the set of the live-action Netflix series "Cowboy Bebop" while filming in New Zealand in October, leading to a seven to nine month break in production.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shia LaBeouf credits down syndrome co-star for sobriety
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor Shia LaBeouf's "The Peanut Butter Falcon" co-star Zack Gottsagen, who has Down's Syndrome, is helping him stay sober.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Second N-plant at TN's Kudankulam stops operation
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam, owned by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) stopped power generation on Saturday, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd passes away
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Mark Hurd, who until last month was the co-CEO of software giant Oracle, has passed away, the US media reported. He was 62.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 people detained from Gujarat's Surat
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) A joint team of Uttar Pradesh Police, Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad and Gujarat Police on Saturday detained three persons from Surat in the brutal daylight murder of former Hindu Mahasabha chief Kamlesh Tiwari at his office in Lucknow.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Court rejects Kerala serial killer Jolly's bail plea
Kozhikode (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) A court on Saturday rejected the bail application of serial killer Jolly Thomas and her two accomplices, and remanded them to judicial custody till November 2.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Premises of DHFL promoters in Mumbai raided in money laundering case
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday carried out raids at around eight places, including Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) offices and its promoters' residences here, in a money laundering case against Iqbal Mirchi, who was a close accomplice of underworld fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, and his associates.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump converts impeachment inquiry into political rallying cry
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has turned the ongoing impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine into his signature "all-base, all-the-time" political rallying cry, calling opposition Democrats "crazy" and unpatriotic; he is framing the US pullout from Syria as "a great day for civilisation" and is stoking cultural stereotypes framing the Middle East as a violent sandbox where its "natural" for them to "play" on blood stained streets.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Search on for six washed away with car in Telangana canal
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Personnel of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Saturday began search for six persons who were feared drowned when the car in which they were travelling fell into the Left Canal of Nagarjuna Sagar Project in Telangana's Suryapet district, police said.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MPs set for 'knife-edge' vote on Johnson's Brexit deal
London, Oct 19 (IANS) For the first time in 37 years, the UK Parliament will on Saturday to participate in what is being deemed as a "knife-edge" vote on Prime Minister's Boris Johnson's latest Brexit deal, a last attempt before the October 31 deadline to leave the European Union (EU).
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Congress pins hopes on revival in Ahirwal region of Haryana
Mahendragarh (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) After a wipeout from south Haryana in the last Assembly elections, the Congress is looking for a revival in the region as a result of the growing discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over distribution of tickets and the rift in the Chautala-clan-led Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) that has led to the formation of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
Facebook no more among top 10 best brands globally
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Hit by privacy scandals and year-round investigations, Facebook has lost its place among the world's 10 most valuable brands in global brand consultancy Interbrand's annual ranking of best top 100 brands.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yami recreated Neetu Singh's 70's look for 'Bala'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Yami Gautam recreated veteran actress Neetu Singhs look inspired by the classic song "Ek main aur ek tu" from the movie "Khel Khel Mein" for a number from her forthcoming film "Bala". The actress says she personally loves the 1970s and everything associated with it.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brett Gelman joins Michael B. Jordan in 'Without Remorse'
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Brett Gelman, best known for his scene-stealing roles in "Fleabag", "Stranger Things" and "Love", has joined Michael B. Jordan in the adaptation of Tom Clancys "Without Remorse".
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ranchi Test: Faf loses toss despite bringing proxy captain
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) In a bid to end his losing streak at the toss, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Saturday brought Temba Bavuma as proxy captain for the third and final Test against India at the JSCA Stadium here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Musk regularly destroys his phones for security purposes
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk regularly switches to new smartphones and destroys old ones for security purposes, according to a court document.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Salman Khan's bodyguard joins Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera has formally joined the Shiv Sena on Saturday, just days before the Maharashtra Assembly polls.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Congress pins hopes on revival in Ahirwal region of Haryana
Mahendragarh (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) After a wipeout from south Haryana in the last Assembly elections, the Congress is looking for a revival in the region as a result of the growing discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over distribution of tickets and the rift in the Chautala-clan-led Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) that has led to the formation of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: Rohit stands tall as SA rattle India top-order (Lunch)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) South Africa pacers came out with a brilliant performance as they scalped three wickets in the first session of the third and final Test against India, here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Shahbaz Nadeem: 296th Indian to play Test cricket
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Left-arm Jharkhand spinner Shahbaz Nadeem on Saturday became the 296th player to represent India in Test cricket.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
SLFP to sign MoU with Gotabaya pledging poll support
Colombo, Oct 19 (IANS) The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), headed by incumbent President Maithripala Sirisena, will on Saturday sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna's (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa to pledge support for his poll campaign.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Sarfaraz will not find place in Pakistan team: Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar has insisted that he has been telling Sarfaraz Ahmed to pull up his socks since last two years and therefore no one else is responsible for the sacking of the wicket-keeper batsman as Pakistan skipper in Tests and T20Is.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Telangana shutdown hits transport services
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid incidents of stone pelting in a few places, the day-long shutdown began in Telangana on a call given by the employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC), whose indefinite strike entered the 15th day on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Film on Kerala floods make it to Cairo film festival
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Malayalam award-winning filmmaker Jayaraj's latest offering, "Roudram 2018", based on the devastating 2018 Kerala floods, will be screened at the International Panorama Section of the 41st Cairo International Film Festival.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Gabbard responds to Clinton's slur calling her 'queen of warmongers'
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu to seek the presidential nomination of a major party, has lashed out against a smear campaign by her Democratic Party's leaders and their supportive media.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Arjun: Being Chelsea FC ambassador is 'surreal feeling'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor has been roped in as the Brand Ambassador of Chelsea Football Club (FC) for India. The actor calls it a dream come true and a surreal feeling.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amazon announces Great Indian Festival - Diwali Special sale
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Amazon India on Saturday announced the Great Indian Festival - Diwali Special sale which will bring deals and offers on a wide range of items, including smartphones, laptops, cameras, large appliances, kitchen products and more.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
ISL organisers upset with Stimac's unprofessional attitude
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India football coach Igor Stimacs comments on the lack of time with the national players before the World Cup qualifiers against Afghanistan and Oman in November owing to the running of the Indian Super League (ISL) hasnt gone down well with Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) -- the organisers of the ISL.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sectoral crisis - an introspection of the BFSI sector (Comment)
It has been nearly 13 months since the first sign of markets panicking in the aftermath of IL&FS default and the subsequent hammering down of the BFSI stocks.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Spain,National,Opinion/Commentary
Clashes erupt during pro-Catalan protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Oct 19 (IANS) Clashes erupted between riot police and over half a million citizens who took to the streets of Barcelona to protest against the hefty prison sentences recently handed out by the Spanish Supreme Court to several leaders of the Catalan independence movement.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Manpreet, Rani to lead Indian teams at Olympic Qualifiers
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal will lead the respective Indian men's and women's hockey teams at the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers scheduled to take place on November 1st and 2nd at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Facebook faces $35 billion class-action lawsuit
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) A court in the US has denied Facebook's request to quash $35 billion class-action lawsuit against its alleged misuse of facial recognition data in Illinois.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Wish you were BCCI chief when Yo-Yo was in demand: Yuvi to Dada
N0ew Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has joined the list of cricketers congratulating Sourav Ganguly who is all set to be elected as the next president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Fresh US sanctions against Cuba for backing Maduro
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The US has announced a series of fresh sanctions against Cuba in retaliation over Havana's support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Concerns raised in 2016 over Boeing 737 MAX safety
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) A Boeing Co senior pilot had raised concerns in a series of messages in 2016 to a colleague about certain systems on the 737 MAX jet, which were later implicated in two fatal crashes leading to the aircraft's global grounding.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
A week of multi-pronged setbacks tests Trump's resilience (Analysis)
New York, Oct. Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has had a bad week of setbacks testing his resilience.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
How will Jio's '6 paise/min' move play out?
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As Reliance Jio recently announced its decision to do away with the free voice facility for inter-operator calls, both analysts and the subscribers are eager to witness the changes this move would lead to in the telecom tariffs across operators.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
IUC-laced tariff balanced out with high data entitlements: Jio
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Reliance Jio customers have to buy four top IUC top-up vouchers to be able to call another network post its decision to charge 6 paise a minute for such calls to rivals.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jio charges for voice calls for IUC, rival telcos may wait till Jan 2020
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Reliance Jio mobile services are no longer completely free as the company in an unexpected decision announced recently that it would charge 6 paise/minute from its customers for outgoing calls to other network operators to recover the Interconnect Usage Charges (IUC).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ranchi Test: India bat, Shahbaz Nadeem makes debut (Toss)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final Test against South Africa beginning Saturday at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Tourism growth and its inter-linkages (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
The dynamics of industrial growth in India, for all ancillary industries, makes for fascinating reading and analysis. India has embarked on a renewed push towards making the country an attractive tourist destination through a variety of measures such as the "Incredible India 2.0" campaign. Both local and international destinations have wooed domestic Indian tourists. Regardless of whether one considers inbound or outbound tourism, the tourism supply chain provides exciting opportunities for investors and provides pointers towards much-needed infrastructure developments.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Opinion/Commentary
Ranchi Test: India bat, Shahbaz Nadeem makes debut (Toss)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final Test against South Africa beginning on Saturday at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Karnataka students made to wear cartons to avoid copying
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) About 50 students of a pre-university college in Karnataka were forced to wear cartons to avoid copying in exams, an official said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
'ICA a voice for former cricketers' (Column: Close-in)
Indian cricket had a historic occasion when it had it's first ever meeting of the newly formed company the "Indian Cricketers Association". For me to be a part of it as a member representative of the ICA was exciting as well as thought provoking.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Defender Joel Matip signs new long-term deal with Liverpool
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Centre-back Joel Matip has signed a new contract with Liverpool. Although the club did not reveal the length of Matip's new contract, however media reports said Matip would now be tied to Anfield until 2024.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
How MMS & SMS stripped Religare bare of Rs 3,000 cr (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Asset stripping is something that Indian promoters have perfected into an art form. For years, the Singh Bros - Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) have got away with the proverbial blue murder and finally their luck ran out with their recent arrest. The width and depth of the architecture of their fraud is gargantuan. The FIR against the duo along with erstwhile CEO Sunil Godhwani provides details of the modus operandi of the systematic asset stripping. Moreover, it once again throws into stark relief the fact that regulatory oversight failed and the company which saw an inspection as far back as 2010 managed to operate under the radar, continuing with innumerable irregularities without any fear.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian in FBI's top 10 most wanted list, biggest ever hunt launched (IANS Exclusive)
New York/New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Considered as one of the biggest ever simultaneous chases in the US and India, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hunting for an Indian fugitive, Bhadresh Kumar Patel, for the past four years.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bilawal Bhutto announces nationwide anti-govt protests
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilwal Bhutto-Zardari has announced nationwide anti-government protests to "restore 'real' democracy in the country".
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Spanish PM warns Catalan protesters against violating laws
Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Acting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government was working to ensure that laws were "upheld inside and outside" Spain's borders.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Politics
China, S Africa vow to deepen cooperation, boost ties
Durban, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor held talks in Durban.
2019-10-19
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Victoria Beckham is Eva Longoria's go-to person for parenting tips
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says her friend and designer Victoria Beckham is her go-to person for parenting advice.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistani forces thwart major terror bid in Balochistan
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have thwarted a major terrorist bid in the Balochistan province and killed two suicide bombers, a senior police official said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security
1st all-woman spacewalk sparks unprecedented interest: NASA
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Astronauts Jessica Meir and Christa Koch made history with the first all-female spacewalk, an excursion to repair a power unit on the International Space Station.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Laal Kaptaan' is a film gone wrong (IANS Review; Rating: * *)
"Laal Kaptaan"; Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepak Dobriyal, Manav Vij, Sonakshi Sinha; Direction: Navdeep Singh; Rating: * * (two stars)
2019-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
UN chief condemns mosque attack in Afghanistan
United Nations, Oct 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned attack inside a mosque in Afghanistan, which resulted in scores of deaths, said his spokesman.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Rita Ora flashes her lingerie
Mexico City, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora had an oops moment on stage in Mexico.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Israel's Netanyahu, Pompeo discuss Syrian, Iranian issues
Jerusalem, Oct 19 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jerusalem, the prime minister's office reported.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
AL chief calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya's Tripoli
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit renewed his call for an immediate ceasefire at the Libyan capital Tripoli.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security
Demi Lovato's fans furious after her nudes are leaked
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Demi Lovato's fans are furious and have offered their support the singer after hackers reportedly posted a series of nude photographs of the star online.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Prince William and Kate conclude Pakistan visit
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The United Kingdom's Prince William and Kate concluded their first visit to Pakistan.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Trump nominates Dan Brouillette as new Secretary of Energy
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said he nominated Dan Brouillette, deputy secretary of energy, to be the new head of the department.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sudan's gov't, armed group sign road-map for negotiations
Khartoum, Oct 19 (IANS) Sudan's government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/Northern sector led by Abdel-Aziz Al-Hilu signed a road-map for negotiations, official SUNA news agency reported.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Sudan,Defence/Security,Politics
India Inc responds warmly to invest in MP
Indore, Oct 19 (IANS) The Indian and overseas industrial captains on Friday responded whole-heartedly to Chief Minister Kamal Nath's request to invest in Madhya Pradesh by making the most of its central location in the country.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Trump speaks over phone with Erdogan on Syria ceasefire deal
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he had a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, downplaying the significance of the continued shelling and gunfire in northern Syria after a ceasefire agreement.
2019-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
69 Palestinians hurt in clashes with Israeli soldiers in Gaza
Gaza, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 69 Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli soldiers in Gaza Strip along the borders with Israel, medics said.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Defence/Security
Yechury flays Modi, Shah for calling oppositions 'traitors'
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for labelling opposition leaders as 'traitors' and their supporters as 'terrorists' whenever they voice opposition to the repealing of Article 370 of the Indian constitution that accorded a special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
62 killed in twin blasts in Afghan mosque
Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 62 people were killed and around 60 others were wounded in two blasts inside a mosque in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan during Friday prayers.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Israel,Terrorism
AAP welcomes decision to give land for Ravidas Temple
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Friday welcomed the Central government's decision to give land to build the Sant Ravidas Temple.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jio adds 84.45 lakh new users in August
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued to be the only operator to add new subscribers, as the telecom major added 84.45 lakh users in August, taking its customer base to 34.82 crore, while its competitors Airtel and Vodafone Idea kept losing their subscriber base.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PFRDA aims to cover 45 crore unorganised sector workers
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority aims to cover around 45 crore people in the unorganised sector under its schemes, its member Supratim Bandyopadhyay said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra not to conduct interviews for government jobs now
Amaravati, Oct 18 (IANS) No interviews will be conducted henceforth for recruitment into government departments in Andhra Pradesh as Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed the officials to conduct only the written examinations.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
10 Bengal girls likely to enter main draw of UTT nationals
Howrah (West Bengal), Oct 18 (IANS) After two rounds of matches on the opening day of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships, only 10 out of 21 sub-junior girls from West Bengal looked like making the main draw cut.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Amitabh Bachchan discharged from hospital
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from Mumbai's Nanavati hospital on Friday night.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Banking services may be hit Oct 22 as unions warn of strike
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Banking services could be affected next week as two bank unions have warned they will go on a 24-hour long strike on October 22 to protest against the recent bank mergers, falling deposit rates and a call for job security.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MIT, Italian energy major extend low-carbon energy cooperation
Rome, Oct 18 (IANS/AKI) The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Eni have renewed their low-carbon energy research collaboration by extending the Italian energy giant's tenure as a founding member of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) till 2023, MIT and Eni said in a statement.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Italy,Science/Tech,Technology
PCB commits blunder after sacking Sarfaraz
Lahore, Oct 18 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked as Pakistan captain in Test and T20I cricket. While Azhar Ali has been appointed as Test captain, Babar Azam will lead Pakistan in T20Is until next year's World T20.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Brexit a chance to boost our ties with UK: Italian PM
Brussels, Oct 18 (IANS/AKI) Britain's exit from the European Union with the deal agreed this week by its Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the bloc could offer an opportunity to strengthen its bilateral ties with Italy, Premier Giuseppe Conte claimed on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Belgium,Diplomacy,Politics
Is a foreign wife criteria for Nobel prize, asks BJP leader
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha on Friday said that people whose second wives are foreigners are mostly getting the Nobel Prize.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India to host 91st Interpol General Assembly in 2022
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India will host the 91st General Assembly of Interpol in 2022 as part of the platinum jubilee celebration of its Independence, with the ongoing 88th Interpol General Assembly in Chile approving its proposal by a majority vote on Friday, an official statement said.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Cricketer Gulam Bodi sentenced to 5 years in prison
Durban, Oct 18 (IANS) Gulam Bodi, the Indian-origin cricketer who played two ODIs and one T200 international for South Africa, has been sentenced to five years in prison on Friday on corruption charges.
2019-10-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
39th Jr national Kho Kho c'ship to start on Oct 19
Surat, Oct 18 (IANS) The 39th Junior National Kho Kho Championship will commence at the S.M.C. School here on October 19 with the participation of as many as 792 players.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Sebi tightens norms for resignation of auditors
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) In the wake of a number of resignations in listed companies off late, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday floated stricter disclosure norms for resignation of auditors.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Govt loans from RBI down to Rs 402 cr in week ended Oct 11
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Central government had Rs 402 crore outstanding loans with the RBI in the week ended October 11, according to a weekly statistical supplement of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jio posts Rs 990 cr net profit in Q2, ARPU drops
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio on Friday reported Rs 990 crore net profit for Q2 ending September, marking a year-on-year growth of 45.4 per cent on a standalone basis even as its average revenue per user (ARPU) fell while both data and voice volume grew significantly.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No evidence of harassment of woman official at BHEL: Police
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) No evidence has been found so far that a woman officer of public sector unit Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), who committed suicide here on Thursday, was being sexually harassed by her colleagues, police said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Speaker must resign on moral grounds: Vijender Gupta
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Claiming that Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had failed to maintain dignity of the House, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta sought his resignation from the post.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hindu side not part of any Ayodhya mediation effort: VHP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said that the Hindu side had not participated in any mediation effort after the hearing of appeals on the Ram Janmabhoomi issue commenced in the Supreme Court.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
AAP urges CPCB to publish report on air pollution factors
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Friday said the Central Pollution Control Board has blamed the people of the national capital for a surge in pollution levels in the city.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
High vegetable prices hits the common man's kitchen budget
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Possibilities of regular supply of vegetables have cooled down their prices in the wholesale market but in the retail market, prices are still disturbing the kitchen budget. Also, the garlic prices have caused the housewives' expenses to double.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Three school children killed as van falls into well
Shajapur (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 18 (IANS) Three students of a private school were killed on Friday when a van carrying them from school fell in a well at Richhoda village near here.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naga peace process to be concluded without delay: Centre
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Getting nod from the apex leadership of all 14 Naga tribes and various stake-holders in a meeting held in Nagaland on Friday, the Centre said it has determined to conclude the peace process without delay after the overwhelming support in favour of a settlement of the issue.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Corrupt Congress-NCP did maximum harm to people: PM
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance of doing the maximum harm to the state and country because of its corruption.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
L&T Technology Services net up 8% in Q2
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) L&T Technology Services on Friday reported Rs 206 crore net profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2019-20, registering 8 per cent annual growth over the same period a year ago.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Now, Bengal Guv crosses swords with state ministers
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Firing fresh salvos at the Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday took on ministers making "factually wrong" and "painful" statements about his public utterances and actions and asked the Chief Minister to examine their statements and "deal" with them the way she wants.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Indian in FBI's top 10 most wanted list, biggest ever hunt launched (IANS Exclusive)
New York/New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Considered as one of the biggest ever simultaneous chases in the US and India, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hunting for an Indian fugitive, Bhadresh Kumar Patel, for the past four years.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indrani claims to have paid $5 million to PC, his son
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indrani Mukerjea has claimed to have paid a bribe of US $5 million to former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram through offshore payments in Singapore, Mauritius, Bermuda, the UK and Switzerland, the Central Bureau of Investigation stated in the chargesheet filed in a special court on Friday in the INX Media case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rajnath okays plan for admitting girls in Sainik schools
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal to allow admission to girls in Sainik schools from the academic year 2021-22 in a phased manner, officials said on Thursday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
21 Indians, 6 Myanmarese held for drug trafficking in a month
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday said it has over the last month arrested 21 Indian and six Myanmar nationals for their involvement in drug trafficking. During these operations, the agency, seized 879.80 kg of ganja, 13 kg morphine, 5.265 kg heroin, 1,155 kg of ketamine, 0.7 kg charas, 10.310 kg opium and 1.22 kg methamphetamine, said the NCB.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Why UP government took U-turn on mobile ban in colleges
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Within hours of banning mobile phones in colleges and universities, the Uttar Pradesh government has taken a u-turn.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
TV debates in public places banned in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 18 (IANS) Anticipating deterioration of the law and order situation and to maintain communal harmony ahead of the Supreme Court's final verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, the Ayodhya administration has banned television debates in public places in the city.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
TN cash seizure: Report sent to poll panel
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) A report on the cash seizure at Nanguneri assembly constituency from a house where DMK legislator K.S. Saravanakumar was staying has been sent to the Chief Electoral Officer, said a top official in Tirunelveli.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Rahul's copter lands in Rewari after bad weather
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Bad weather prevented Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's helicopter from landing in Delhi on Friday, party sources said. Rahul was returning from poll-bound Mahendragarh in Haryana after addressing a rally there.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How MMS & SMS stripped Religare bare of Rs 3,000 cr (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Asset stripping is something that Indian promoters have perfected into an art form. For years, the Singh Bros - Malvinder Mohan Singh (MMS) and Shivinder Mohan Singh (SMS) have got away with the proverbial blue murder and finally their luck ran out with their recent arrest. The width and depth of the architecture of their fraud is gargantuan. The FIR against the duo along with erstwhile CEO Sunil Godhwani provides details of the modus operandi of the systematic asset stripping. Moreover, it once again throws into stark relief the fact that regulatory oversight failed and the company which saw an inspection as far back as 2010 managed to operate under the radar, continuing with innumerable irregularities without any fear.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
INX Media case: CBI says unnamed person's statement vital
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The name of a person, who knows crucial things in the INX Media corruption case against former finance minister P. Chidambaram, has been withheld even in the chargesheet, The Central Bureau of Investigation told the top court.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
RIL's Q2 net profit at record Rs 11,262 cr
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Reliance Industries' (RIL) consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September touched a record Rs 11,262 crore, rising by 18.34 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt to achieve 1 billion tonne coal production
Ranchi, Oct 18 (IANS) Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday said the government will go all the way to achieve 1 billion tonne coal production at earliest and end dependence on imported coal
2019-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
2G scam, PC being flight risk rock Chidambaram bail hearing
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A charge sheet was filed in the 2G case but later everybody was acquitted, said the counsel for former Union Minister P Chidambaram, while arguing in the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order denying bail in the INX Media corruption case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
FATF keeps Pak in grey list, hands 4-month lifeline
Paris/Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday formally announced that Pakistan will remain on its grey list for the next four months, handing it a final lifeline.
2019-10-18
Category: International, France,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Swimming banned off Goa beaches for 48 hours amid heavy rain
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) Swimming has been banned off Goa's beaches for 48 hours after the India Meteorological Department on Friday issued a warning about heavy rain and gusty winds in several parts of the coastal state.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Criminals snatch mobile of Delhi Assembly Speaker's Secretary
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In the latest incident of snatchings and criminal activities targeting high-profile people, anti-social elements targeted the Secretary of Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goyal.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Corrupt Congress-NCP did maximum harm to Maha: PM
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi charged the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party of doing maximum harm to the state and country because of its corruption, here on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Policy space exists to address growth concerns: RBI Governor
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) In what could mean further rate cuts by India's central bank, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has said at the bi-monthly monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting here earlier this month that "there is policy space to address growth concerns", according to the minutes of the MPC meeting released on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bridge across Shyok River to be named after Ladakh's brave soldier
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The bridge across the Shyok River near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China, which will be inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday, has been named after late Colonel Chewang Rinchen, a decorated officer of the Indian Army who hailed from Ladakh, sources said here on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BJP, BJD in verbal duel ahead of Bijepur bypolls
Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (IANS) The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party entered into a verbal duel with the campaign for the by-poll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district reaching the last lap.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Anup K. Singh appointed new National Security Guard chief
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) IPS officer Anup Kumar Singh was on Friday chosen as the new Director General of the elite National Security Guard (NSG) force.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Fresh stock to bring onion prices down in coming week
New Delhi, 18 Oct (IANS) Onion prices are expected to come down in the coming days, especially after Diwali, as fresh stock has started to arrive from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Bombay HC order on Grover, Jaising 'bad in law', CBI to SC
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Interim protection from coercive steps is equivalent to anticipatory bail, which is completely unsustainable and bad in law, said the CBI challenging the Bombay High Court order restraining the agency from taking action against NGO Lawyers Collective and its founding members - senior lawyers Anand Grover and Indira Jaising.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indrani claims to have paid $5 million to PC, his son
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indrani Mukerjea has claimed to have paid a bribe of US $5 million to former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram through offshore payments in Singapore, Mauritius, Bermuda, the UK and Switzerland, the Central Bureau of Investigation stated in the chargesheet filed in a special court on Friday in the INX Media case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Jaipur, Kota, Jodhpur to have 2 mayors
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) After making the decision to organise indirect polls and introduce a 'hybrid' model, the Rajasthan government made another surprising announcement declaring that Jaipur, Kota and Jodhpur shall have two mayors each.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Google Stadia Controller will have limited wireless capability
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Google Stadia controller's wireless capability will only work on TV with a Chromecast Ultra but a user at launch will have to plug in a USB-C cable to use it with computers or phones, the tech giant has revealed in a product video.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vijaykumar: From humble beginning to Godman Kalki
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) The search operations by the Income Tax (I-T) department at self-styled godman Kalki Bhagavan's ashram, trust and the business premises of his son resulted in the detection of undisclosed income and seizure of gold, diamonds and foreign currencies valued at about Rs 500 crore, making many a person's jaw drop.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Surat emissions trading scheme cuts pollution, hikes profits'
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The emissions trading scheme for trading greenhouse gas emissions allowances that has been adopted by Surat in Gujarat can reduce pollution 29 per cent while increasing profits for a majority of industrial plants, international researchers said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Milind Soman, wife Ankita vacay in Iceland
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Super hunk Milind Soman and his wife Ankita Konwar have been painting the social media scene red with pics of their Iceland vacation.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Man nabbed for cheating job seekers, running fake website
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Kolkata Police has arrested the alleged kingpin of a racket that ran a fake website in the name of the Public Service Commission in West Bengal to mislead and cheat job seekers, a senior officer said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED grills Praful Patel along with Wadhawans
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Friday grilled former Union minister Praful Patel for his links with Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi in a money laundering case and also confronted him with the promoters and directors of the Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL), arrested in the Rs 4,335-crore Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gadgets for scribes lands Assam govt in controversy
Guwahati, Oct 18 (IANS) The Information and Public Relations (I&PR) department of the BJP government in Assam has stoked a controversy over electronic gadgets distributed among journalists.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Vodafone Germany in pact with EHang for flying car project
Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) Vodafone Germany on Friday announced a deal with Chinese autonomous air taxis company EHang to collaborate on building an urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem first in Germany and then Europe-wide.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Germany,International
Aviation Ministry reviews progress on Air India sale
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Moving fast on the proposed sale of Air India, the parent Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday reviewed the progress made by the airline on various aspects related to its strategic disinvestment.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Cong to thwart BJP's evil designs to spoil culture of NE'
Agartala, Oct 18 (IANS) The Congress is determined to protect the customs, culture, traditional lifestyle, language besides the distinct identity of various ethnic groups and indigenous people in the northeast region as the BJP has evil designs to destroy them, AICC General Secretary Luizinho Faleiro said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt shares 'priceless moments' with sister Pooja
Mysuru, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt has shared some "priceless moments" with her "big sister" Pooja from the sets of "Sadak 2".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No possibility of revival of terrorism: Punjab CM
Phagwara, Oct 18 (IANS) Dismissing as fearmongering the attempts of the opposition Akalis and BJP to spread panic among the people on the issue of terrorism, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday dubbed the opposition's statements on this count as petty politicking, and ruled out any possibility of revival of terrorism in the state.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Saand Ki Aankh', Rima Das' short at China's Pingyao film fest
Pingyao, Oct 18 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar play India's oldest sharpshooters, Prakashi and Chandro Tomar, in "Saand Ki Aankh", and during the film's screening at the 3rd Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival (PYIFF) in China, the two actresses got together with their real-life inspirations for a photo-op.
2019-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PC lost weight despite getting home-cooked food inside jail
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's counsel in the Supreme Court on Friday again told the court that the ex-minister has lost weight inside Tihar Jail.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goa govt wants to fill quarries with garbage, fined by NGT
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) The Goa government wants to fill up existing laterite stone quarries with municipal garbage, but the National Green Tribunal wants to have none of it.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Virat Kohli's superhero avatar Super V on TV soon
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Star cricketer Virat Kohli will soon be seen in an animated superhero avatar in the small screen series, "Super V".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BCCI Jt Secy elect feels the heat as ex-ombudsman cries foul
Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) BCCI Joint Secretary elect Jayesh George, who is also the President of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA), has run into fresh trouble after the 'ousted' ombudsman of KCA, Justice (retd) Ramkumar, on Friday filed an affidavit in the Kerala High Court stating that he was removed before his term ended because he took strong stands.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
Settle funding of expressways, SC tells Delhi, Haryana, UP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the representatives of governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to hold consultations to sort out differences on the funding of Western and Eastern peripheral expressways, and also directed the Delhi government to release Rs 1,000 crore for the project.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Belihu, Gemechu aim to retain Delhi Half Marathon titles
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Defending Airtel Delhi Half Marathon champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu made their intentions clear at the traditional pre-event press conference -- the Ethiopian pair will be going all out to attack the IAAF Gold Label Road Races course records on Sunday, October 20.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti enter the 'Frozen' world
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas along with her sister and actress Parineeti Chopra will be dubbing for the Hindi version of Hollywood animated movie "Frozen 2".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Conflicting reports continue on Big B's health (2nd lead)
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) While the latest position on Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's health continues to be unclear, sources at "Kaun Banega Crorepati" have said the megastar is expected to resume shooting for the popular quiz show on Tuesday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab CM urges Pak to withdraw $20 as Kartarpur visit fee
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday appealed to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to withdraw the $20 fee imposed by his government on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.
2019-10-18
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Religion
Kerala serial killer Jolly, accused accomplices back in jail
Kozhikode (Kerala), Oct 18 (IANS) A court here on Friday sent alleged serial killer Jolly Thomas and her two accomplices to jail, after the police did not seek further custody of the three accused.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
YSR Congress MP ties the knot with her friend
Visakhapatnam, Oct 18 (IANS) YSR Congress Party MP from Araku, Goddeti Madhavi, on Friday tied the knot with her childhood friend Kusireddy Siva Prasad, who had played a key role in her poll campaign and proposed her after she was elected to Lok Sabha.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Aviation Min to seek nod for 6 more airports' privatisation
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Undeterred by staff protests, the Civil Aviation Ministry would seek Cabinet approval for privatising half a dozen more airports by the first week of December.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dry fruits from Afghanistan hit in CII Chandigarh fair
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Stalls put up by traders from Afghanistan selling items like 'mamras', a premium quality almond, and other dry fruits were a big hit with the people visiting the 24th edition of the four-day CII Chandigarh Fair that opened here on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Mexico deports 311 Indians trying to cross into US
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) With the US tightening H1B visa norms amid a significant peak drop in the number of US visas being issued, there is a possibility that some Indian software engineers may also be trying their luck to enter the land of opportunity via illegal routes in Mexico and Hungary, IANS has learnt.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
7 held for running call centres that duped US customers
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Seven top officials and employees of two companies were arrested here for allegedly running illegal call centres that cheated US-based customers by using the name of Microsoft Corporation, a police officer said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Landslide BJP victory expected in Haryana, big win in Maha
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The BJP is projected to get a landslide victory in Haryana and a big majority in alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra in the October 21 Assembly elections, according to IANS-CVoter pre-poll survey.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
BJP consolidates OBC base in UP Assembly by-polls
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The upcoming assembly by-elections could give a major jolt to opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh because the BJP is, once again, focusing on OBC and Dalit candidates and, thereby, making a severe dent in the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party vote base.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Smartphone market may return to growth in 2020: Counterpoint
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Launch of 5G devices and services, as well as growing demand in emerging markets like India, Russia, Indonesia, will help the global smartphone market return to growth in 2020, says a new forecast by Counterpoint Research.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
After Article 370 axing, RSS demands UCC, pan-India NRC
Bhubaneshwar, Oct 18 (IANS) National security remained the top focus during the three-day RSS conclave here, apart from focussing on further expansion of the saffron outfit, that has grown manifold since the 2014 poll victory of the BJP.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Kamlesh Tiwari was on ISIS hit list
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The murder of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari here on Friday has taken a new turn with his wife Kiran Tiwari saying that a cleric from Bijnor was the mastermind behind her husband's killing.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ayushmann Khurrana: It's era to speak about the unspoken
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana feels the Indian audience is now more open to diverse content, and says it is the era where one can afford to be brave and speak about the unspoken.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC raps Delhi Police for having fleet of BS-IV vehicles
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said it "cannot have the Delhi Police issuing challans to people for not driving BS-VI norm vehicles, but having its own fleet non-compliant of these norms", as the police insisted that the court relax the procurement norms and allow it to register BS-IV complaint vehicle.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
It's Congress VS Congress in R'sthan over civic polls
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Friday came out against his own government criticising the "hybrid model" which the state government announced recently for the forthcoming civic elections, making it a Congress versus Congress fight in the state.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Lady Gaga and fan fall off stage in Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Oct 18 (IANS) Lady Gaga suffered a nasty fall during a concert here after a fan with whom she was dancing with slipped off the stage -- taking the singer along.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Honduras,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jio posts Rs 990 cr net profit in Q2
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio on Friday posted Rs 990 crore net for Q2 ending September, a year-on-year growth of 45.4 per cent on a standalone basis.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Saand Ki Aankh', Rima Das' short at China's Pingyao film fest
Pingyao, Oct 18 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar play India's oldest sharpshooters Indias oldest sharpshooters, Prakashi and Chandro Tomar, in "Saand Ki Aankh", and during the film's screening at the 3rd Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival (PYIFF) in China, the two actresses got together with their real-life inspirations for a photo-op.
2019-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dereliction in duty: EC removes two officers in Nashik
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Observing "unsatisfactorily performance" in electoral preparedness, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has removed a police observer and a returning officer from Mashrashtra's Nashik, where Assembly polls are scheduled to be held on October 21.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Develop park where mining is over: Jharkhand CM
Ranchi, Oct 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Friday said that the coal companies should follow the norms and develop parks where mining has been completed.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: Nadeem joins squad as Kuldeep complains of shoulder pain
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Jharkhand left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem has been added to the Indian squad for the third Test against South Africa in Ranchi after Kuldeep Yadav complained of left shoulder pain on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Slowdown happening as Modi 'does not know economics': Rahul
Mahendergarh (Haryana), Oct 18 (IANS) Hitting out the BJP-led Central government over the slowdown, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'does not know anything about economics'.
2019-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Trump, Pelosi face off in 'meltdown' photo
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Signifying the deep political divisions in Washington, a new photo shows US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confronting President Donald Trump at a reportedly explosive White House meeting.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
RIL's logs strong Q2 performance, net profit up 18%
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) on Friday reported a 18.34 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September at Rs 11,262 crore, on the back of strong performance in its oil to chemical business.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Goa spent Rs 3.26 cr on day-long GST Council meet: RTI
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) The Goa government coughed up Rs 3.26 crore for hosting a day-long meeting of the 37th Goods and Services Tax Council chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and held last month in a star resort, RTI data showed.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
'Watchmen' examines how society feels about heroes
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) "Watchmen" creator Damon Lindelof says the series examines how a society feels about heroes and about people who wear masks and fight crime.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
People in Haryana, Maha trust BJP more to resolve problems
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The BJP leads the pack when it comes to the people's trust on the parties which can solve the governance problems or issues in a better manner, according to a IANS-CVoter poll survey in Haryana and Maharashtra ahead of the October 21 Assembly polls there.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hooda absent from Rahul Gandhi's second rally too
Mahendragarh (Haryana), Oct 18 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi chipped in at the last minute to address a poll rally in Mahendragarh on Friday with the conspicious absence of former Chief Minister and current party state unit leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
Sophie Choudry: I feel happier when I work out
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Singer Sophie Choudry says fitness is not just about being skinny, but feeling good mentally and physically.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sooraj Pancholi says 'apna time aayega'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Sooraj Pancholi, who will next be seen onscreen in "Satellite Shankar" four years after his debut film "Hero" disappointed at the box-office, believes in the maxim "apna time aayega".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nidhhi Agerwal: KL Rahul and I are good friends
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Speculations have been rife that actress Nidhhi Agerwal is dating cricketer KL Rahul. Now, the "Munna Michael" actress has set the record straight, saying that they are just "good friends".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
EC replaces Expenditure Observer of Ambala
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Election Commission has replaced Expenditure Observer of Ambala after reviewing the performance of observers in the run-up to the Haryana Legislative Assembly elections which is scheduled next Monday to elect 90 members, the Commission said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajnath okays girls' admission in Sainik Schools
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal to allow admission to girls in Sainik schools from the academic year 2021-22 in a phased manner, officials said here on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Education
Barcelona vs Real Madrid postponed amid Catalan unrest
Madrid, Oct 18 (IANS) The El Classico between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been postponed amid unrest in the Catalan city. The match was due to take place on October 26 but has been deferred because of violent protests in Barcelona.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Isha Ambani announces new award category at Jio MAMI fest starting next year
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star will have a new category of award next year onward, Isha Ambani has announced.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NASA astronauts conduct first all-women space walk
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir ventured out of the International Space Station on Friday for the first all-women space walk to replace a failed power controller, also known as a battery charge-discharge unit (BCDU).
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Contracts of likes of Pujara & Rahane can be re-looked, says Shantha
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli has time and again spoken about how the cricketers playing only one format of the game for the country -- especially Tests -- need to be remunerated well so that not being a part of the limited-overs format or the Indian Premier League doesn't demoralise them. And Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) female representative to the BCCI Apex Council Shantha Rangaswamy believes that with Sourav Ganguly at the helm of affairs, the welfare of cricketers will definitely be the priority.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Who was Kamlesh Tiwari?
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Kamlesh Tiwari would have remained the little known leader of a fringe Hindu outfit had it not been for his gruesome murder in Lucknow on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Erdogan urges Kurdish forces to leave 'safe zone'
Istanbul, Oct 18 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said that Turkey expects the Kurdish militia to leave within 120 hours the safe zone to be established by Ankara in northern Syria.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
SC orders transfer of NRC coordinator to MP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday ordered inter-cadre transfer of National Register of Citizens (NRC) state coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh on deputation for the maximum period permissible under the relevant rules.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chidambaram tried to influence witnesses: CBI to SC
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) opposed the bail plea of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday and told the Supreme Court that he had tried to "pressurise and influence" key witnesses in the INX Media case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
EC appoints Spl Observer for Sikkim by-polls
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Election Commission on Friday appointed retired Indian Police Service officer Vivek Dube as Special Observer for Sikkim Assembly by-polls due on October 21.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No one close to Modi in race for PM, reveals survey
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) There is no one even close to Narendra Modi when it comes to the choice of Prime Minister of the country, according to a IANS-CVoter poll survey in Haryana and Maharashtra ahead of the October 21 Assembly polls there.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Monetary transmission has worsened since last review: MPC member
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) At the RBI Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting here earlier this month, external member Chetan Ghate had complained of monetary transmission getting worse, according to the minutes of the MPC meeting released on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
PMC Bank imbroglio claims 4th life
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Unable to withdraw money for his treatment, a senior depositor with the scam-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank died here on Friday, family sources said.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Telangana RTC employees to go ahead with Oct 19 shutdown
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The striking employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) are going ahead with the state-wide shutdown on Saturday even as the Telangana High Court once again suggested to the TSRTC management to hold talks with the employees as early as possible.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ex-VC's murder shocks Bengaluru private university
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) The gruesome murder of the privately-run Alliance University's former vice-chancellor Ayyappa Dore on October 15 shocked its faculty and students, an official said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP looks set to retain power in Haryana, Maha: Pre-poll survey
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The BJP appears set to retain power in both Haryana and Maharashtra where Assembly elections are slated for October 21 and the incumbent Chief Ministers Manohar Lal Khattar and Devendra Fadnavis are the most favoured choice for the top post in the respective states, a pre-poll survey has shown.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Google Pixel 4 face unlock works even if your eyes are closed
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Google has recently launched its latest Pixel 4 series smartphones with face unlock for biometric authentication in New York. But this feature comes with a major flaw, as it could unlock the phone even if users were not looking at it.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Notice to Himachal, CBI in post-matric scholarship scam
Shimla, Oct 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday issued notice to the state's Director of Higher Education and the CBI in the illegal disbursement of post-matric scholarship and directed them to file the status report and reply within two weeks.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
16 killed in Afghanistan mosque blast
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and 40 injured on Friday in an explosion at a mosque in Afghanistan's conflict-ridden eastern Nangarhar province, officials said.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Messi signed contract on paper napkin, says Barca ex-official
Barcelona, Oct 18 (IANS) Charly Rexach, the man who helped Barcelona discover Lionel Messi, has said he made the star footballer sign the contract on a paper napkin when he was just 12 years old because he knew he was too talented to let slip.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
'Dtrack' malware detected in 18 states, Maha tops: Kaspersky
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Maharashtra is in the top in the list of 18 Indian states where samples of "Dtrack" malware have been detected in financial institutions, raising significant concern for security systems, research by Russia-based cyber security firm Kaspersky revealed.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Technology
2 killed as school van falls into well in MP
Bhopal, Oct 18 (IANS) Two children were killed on Friday in Madhya Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district after a van carrying school students fell into a well, police said.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Paridhi Sharma faints on the sets of 'Patiala Babes'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Paridhi Sharma fainted while shooting for the Karwa Chauth sequence on the TV show "Patiala Babes".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP, AAP gear up for polls; Cong battles internal strife
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) With just four months left for the Delhi Assembly polls, the incumbent AAP and opposition BJP are gearing up to give a tough fight to each other, while the Congress is still looking for a chief for its Delhi unit to lead the elections.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amaal Mallik disses Sonakshi Sinha as a singer
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Singer Amaal Mallik says Sonakshi Sinha's single "Aaj mood ishqholic hai" is the worst auto-tuned song sung by an actor.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ram, Hanuman statues to come up in Ayodhya on Diwali eve
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The UP Lalit Kala Akademi has invited short term bids for fiber statues of Lord Ram and Lord Hanuman that are to be installed in Ayodhya before Diwali next week.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
5 killed as Turkey conducts air strikes in Syria
Damascus, Oct 18 (IANS) Five people were killed on Friday by Turkish air strikes in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah despite a cease-fire agreement with Kurdish forces, state news agency SANA reported.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Canon uses Noida technical centre for boost services quality
Noida, Oct 18 (IANS) Canon India on Friday said that its technical excellence centre in Noida plays a vital role in improving quality of its services across both B2B and B2C businesses.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Shiv Sena expels woman who defeated Narayan Rane in bypoll
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Shiv Sena on Friday expelled its rebel MLA Trupti Sawant - who had become a "giant-killer" by defeating the party's arch-rival Narayan Rane - for anti-party activities, sources said.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ED quizzes KKR CEO in Rose Valley chit fund scam case
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Friday questioned the CEO of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), owned by Red Chillies Entertainment and promoted by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in its probe into the money laundering case involving the Rose Valley Group, which sponsored the IPL team team for two years.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
Ratul Puri spent over $4.5mn on lavish lifestyle: ED
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has accused the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath - Ratul Puri - then Executive Director of Moser Baer India Ltd (MBIL) of "spending over $4.5 million" from a credit card issued from Dubai through alleged AgustaWestland deal middleman Rajiv Saxena on a "lavish lifestyle on holidays travelling in private jets and night clubs".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Johnson launches drive to win support for Brexit deal
London, Oct 18 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday launched a drive to win over more support ahead of a crucial vote on his Brexit deal in the House of Commons on Saturday.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NEERI to be a monopoly supplier for fireworks industry?
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) It is going to be Diwali Dhamaka for CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) as almost all the 1,070 fireworks units in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu is expected to sign up with it for formulations to make green crackers, said the cracker manufacturer.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Overwhelming majority in Haryana, Maha want Modi to continue as PM
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A majority of voters in Haryana and Maharashtra want change of their state governments and the Chief Ministers immediately but an overwhelming majority want Narendra Modi to remain the Prime Minister and his government to continue, according to IANS-CVoter Poll Survey.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
1 in 4 Indians will ditch air travel for greener options: Study
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Only one in four Indians are willing to take a lower carbon footprint alternative to air travel, even at the cost of inconvenience and additional expense, according to a new World Economic Forum study.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Will try to make it 3-0 this time: Wriddhiman Saha
Ranchi, Oct 18 (IANS) Despite tough competition for a place in the Indian team with Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha believes their relation has developed over the course of time as they try to help each other with notes on glovework. Saha also said he and his team are aiming to whitewash South Africa in the rubber with a win in Ranchi.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Local employment, business biggest issue in Haryana, Maha polls
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Notwithstanding the BJP's high-decibel pitch for Article 370, local employment and business is the topmost issue for the electorate of Maharashtra and Haryana in the October 21 Assembly elections, according to a IANS-CVoter poll survey.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
TikTok appoints Nikhil Gandhi as India head
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) TikTok on Friday announced the appointment of former Times Network executive Nikhil Gandhi as its India head to drive the next phase of growth for the Chinese short video-sharing platform in the highly competitive market.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
BHEL jumps highest in decade on government stake sale plans
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Heavy electrical equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd(BHEL) on Friday gained over 22 per cent on the BSE over reports that the government may soon divest its stake in the company.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ranchi Test: Dhoni likely to watch Ind-SA game on Saturday
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni might have been on a sabbatical post the 2019 World Cup, but Ranchi's favourite son is likely to be in attendance when Virat Kohli's boys square off against Faf du Plessis' men at the JSCA Stadium for the third Test of the three-match series, starting on Saturday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
How's The Josh? It's a dish, says Vicky Kaushal
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Vicky Kaushals famous dialogue "How's the josh?" from his superhit film "Uri: The Surgical Strike" is now literally on your menu!
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
3 sisters in MP observe Karwa Chauth for their single husband
Satna, Oct 18 (IANS) Hindu women across the country and the world observed Karwa Chauth on Thursday for the longevity of their husbands and broke their fast only after seeing the moon. In Madhya Pradesh's Satna, three sisters observed the fast jointly for their single husband.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
96% of deepfake videos online contain porn: Study
London, Oct 18 (IANS) As tech firms scramle to tackle the spread of deepfake videos online, a new research has claimed 96 per cent of such videos contain pornographic material targeting female celebrities.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
900K troops in Kashmir to terrorise 8m people: Imran Khan
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday again criticised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for thinking he could "get his agenda of annexation" by using force to silence Kashmiris.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Highway from Pakistan border renamed after Guru Nanak Dev
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said the national highway from the Indo-Pak border through the Kartarpur corridor to the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi in Punjab had been renamed as Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji Marg.
2019-10-18
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Religion
SDF moves EC seeking deferment of Poklok Kamrang by-poll
New Delhi/Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Alleging rampant poll-related violence and failure of the police to contain the unrest, the opposition SDF on Friday urged the Election Commission to defer by-polls to Sikkim's Poklok Kamrang Assembly constituency by four weeks.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over 300 Indians deported for illegally entering Mexico
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) More than 300 Indians, who were deported by Mexican immigration authorities for illegally entering the country, reached Delhi airport on Friday on a specially arranged non-scheduled flight.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Police complaint against lawyer who tore up Ram Mandir map
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A police complaint was registered on Friday against a senior lawyer who tore up a pictorial map showing Lord Ram's Janmasthan (birthplace) during the hearing in the Supreme Court on the Ayodhya temple-mosque case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sugar daddy relations much more than sex, money: Study
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Turns out being 'sugar daddy' is not just about sex and money, while occasionally it may live up to the stereotype of a wealthy, middle-aged man lavishing gifts and money on a younger woman in return for her companionship, there is more to it, a new study suggests.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rani: Dad had bypass surgery on day my debut film released
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Rani Mukerji's debut Bollywood feature "Raja Ki Aayegi Baarat" was released on this day 23 years ago, and, getting nostalgic about the film, the actress recalled how she was battling a family crisis around the time it opened.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
What is Pakistan's chemistry with Congress, asks Modi
Gohana/Hisar (Haryana), Oct 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said no one - neither jawans"nor farmers or sportspersons - were safe under the Congress' "misrule", while terming abrogation of Article 370 his real tribute to brave soldiers.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Govt reviewing surge pricing by cab aggregators
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Centre is reviewing the predatory surge pricing of cab aggregators Uber and Ola after it received a complaint from RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Expecting Ayodhya verdict would go in favour of Hindus: RSS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said it was expecting the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya case would go in the favour of Hindus.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion
Online pharmacies to grow to $3.7 billion by 2022: CLSA
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) E-pharmacies are likely to grow seven times to $3.7 billion by CY22 as they aim to grab a large pie of the highly fragmented Indian market, according to a research note by foreign brokerage, CLSA.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Maha polls: Election symbols range from wacky to weird!
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) As polling day nears edgy political parties and nervous candidates pin hopes on their poll symbols which the voters may recall and help clinch the EVM count in their favour.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
HC dismisses Tejpal's plea for postponing rape hearing
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) The Bombay High Court bench in Goa on Friday dismissed a petition filed by former Tehelka editor-in-chief and rape accused Tarun Tejpal, who had sought to postpone the cross-examination of the victim scheduled for next week, because of the non availability of his lawyer.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
John Bailey to chair International Jury at IFFI 2019
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) John Bailey, cinematographer and former President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, will chair the International Jury of the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), while French filmmaker Robin Campillo, Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yang and Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay will be the co-jurors. Filmmaker Ramesh Sippy is the Indian member in the International Jury.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Terror alert at Delhi police stations, security up
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Police stations and police colonies in Delhi have been put on high alert following intelligence inputs that terrorists may target these places, sources said.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex ends 246 points higher, Nifty ends at 11,661
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Indian markets closed with gains for the sixth day in a row on Friday over a strong inflow of foreign funds owing to a deal being reached between the UK and the EU on Brexit and progress in US-China trade talks.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sarfaraz removed as Pak skipper; Azhar & Babar take over
Lahore, Oct 18 (IANS) Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked as Pakistan captain in Test and T20I format of the game. While Azhar Ali has been appointed Test captain, Babar Azam will lead Pakistan in T20Is until next year's World T20.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Timeless Amit Trivedi songs at the OnePlus music festival
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) Amit Trivedi is not only a singer and lyricist; he is also an Indian film score composer and music director. He rose to fame with the critically acclaimed music hits from the movie "Dev D" which also bagged him many awards, catapulting him straight into the big league.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Asus Rog Phone II: Premium meets power for true gaming
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Gaming smartphones are fast becoming a hot trend in India as Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) like Razer Phone, Xiaomi's sub-brand Black Shark and ZTE's subsidiary Nubia have started taking the segment seriously.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Goa spent Rs 3.26 cr on day-long GST Council meet: RTI
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) The Goa government coughed up Rs 3.26 crore for hosting a day-long meeting of the 37th Goods and Services Tax Council chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held last month in a star resort, RTI data showed.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
ISL 2019-20 to kick-off with grand opening ceremony
Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) season 2019-20 is all set to kick-off on October 20 when two-time champions ATK take on old rivals Kerala Blasters FC in the yellow brigades den. As the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here is expected to be painted in a sea of yellow, the opening ceremony is set to catalyse it with high-octane performances by superstars Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani along with the internationally acclaimed Indian dance group Kings United.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Other Sports
Hina Khan: Entertainment happened by chance
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Fiction and reality TV shows, music videos, films and web series, actress Hina Khan has done it all. But showbiz wasn't a planned move. She says entertainment happened by chance and the journey has been wonderful so far.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nick Jonas: Priyanka is incredible in every way
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Singer Nick Jonas, who celebrated Karva Chauth for the very first time with Priyanka Chopra Jonas, says his wife is incredible in every way and that she has taught him so much about Indian culture and her religion.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ATK duo Anas, Jobby to miss homecoming in ISL opener
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Two sons of the soil, Anas Edathodika and Jobby Justin will not be taking the field against Kerala Blasters in the opening game of the sixth edition of the Hero Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on October 20.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Get creative with olive oil
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) The ancient Greeks named it 'liquid gold, and there is a reason why olive oil is a superfood that revolutionises your wellness and beauty regime, just as it satisfies your gut.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
South India ready with its own Shahi Litchi in winter
Muzaffarpur, Oct 18 (IANS) Shahi litchi, the luschious fruit of Bihar, is now readying to get a new home in South India. What's even better, the litchi from the South will be available in winter.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
I-T raids on religious trusts reveals Rs 500 cr black money
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In a massive search operation covering 40 premises of religious trusts and other entities that preach about "oneness philosophy" and run wellness centres, the Income Tax Department has found Rs 500 crore of undisclosed income and links to investments in tax havens.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Truecaller rolls out group chat for Android, iOS
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Friday launched its group chat feature that is aimed to facilitate efficient communication for its community.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
MoS Muraleedharan at Abu Dhabi Dialogue meet
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan led the Indian delegation to the fifth Ministerial Consultation of Abu Dhabi Dialogue (ADD) held on Wednesday and Thursday in Dubai.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
CJI Gogoi recommends Justice Bobde as successor
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday recommended second senior-most judge Justice S.A. Bobde as his successor.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
This software turns your smartphone into portable AR device
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new software system that turns smartphones into Augmented Reality (AR) portals, enabling users to place virtual building blocks, furniture and other objects into real-world backdrops, and use their hands to manipulate those objects as if they were really there.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Technology
Illegal groundwater extraction punishable offence in UP
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The illegal extraction of groundwater will be a punishable offence in Uttar Pradesh under the UP Groundwater Management and Regulation Act 2019, which came into force on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bad breakups may not trigger weight gain: Study
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) That pint of ice cream after a nasty breakup may not do as much damage as you think. Despite the emotional turmoil, people on average do not report gaining weight after a relationship dissolution, says a new study.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
IndiGo launches daily direct services to Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh, Oct 18 (IANS) India's largest passenger carrier IndiGo on Friday commenced direct daily operations between Kolkata and Ho Chi Minh City, the commercial capital of Vietnam.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Viet Nam,Business/Economy
International conference on victim assistance at JGU next week
Sonipat, Oct 18 (IANS) Victim assistance, a key element in any criminal justice system, will be the focus of discussion at a two-day international conference to be held at the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) here next week.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Canon India opens technical excellence centre in Noida
Noida, Oct 18 (IANS) Canon India on Friday announced to open a technical excellence centre in Noida that will not only offer quality services across both B2B and B2C businesses but also serve as the learning and training hub for customer service specialists.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Technology
IAF personnel killing: Ex-JKLF commander Javed Ahmed Mir arrested
New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) The CBI had arrested former Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) commander Javed Ahmad Mir in the killing of four Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel in a militant attack in Srinagar in 1990, the probe agency said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
OTT gives you real space: Sheetal Thakur
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Vikrant Massey's beau Sheetal Thakur, who features in the Netflix film "Upstarts", feels the digital platform is quite helpful for artistes.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
FM asks G-20 to take steps to revive growth, create reforms
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday called on G-20 nations to undertake steps to revive global growth and create second wave of reforms.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shagun Pandey: Feel guilty if I miss my workout
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Television star Shagun Pandey has undergone a massive physical transformation.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan to remain in FATF greylist
Paris, Oct 18 (IANS) Following a key plenary here, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday announced to keep Pakistan in the grey list.
2019-10-18
Category: International, France,Politics
Farhan Akhtar's cryptic tweet a dig at PMC Bank scam?
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) While the entire nation is concerned over the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) bank scam and many account holders have embraced death, Bollywood actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar's latest tweet seems to be a dig at the issue.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sitharaman responds to Manmohan Singh on 'blame game'
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The spectacle of the government and opposition trading charges on economic policy continued on Friday with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman responding to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remark that the government is "obsessed" with fixing the blame on its opponents for things gone wrong, saying it was necessary to recall past mistakes.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TSMC posts strong Q3 profit as device sales pick up: Report
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) In a sign that the global chipset market could be headed towards a recovery, chip supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) has reported a strong third quarter (Q3) performance which is a 13.5 per cent rise in net profit to T$101.07 billion or $3.30 billion, its strongest growth since Q1 2017, in the wake of strong sales to smartphone makers, the media has reported.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Spice up Diwali with themed gifting
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) Festivals are never complete without gifting our beloveds. To spice up this Diwali, Arpit Chawla and Anchal Sharma, Co-Founders, Meetha Shagun (MS), who offer conceptualised and themed gifting, suggest tips for a delightful festive gift basket for all and anyone.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Alia Bhatt shares 'priceless moments' with sister Pooja
Mysuru, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt has shared some "priceless moments" with her "big sister" Pooja sister from the sets of "Sadak 2".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala prepared for October 21 bypolls: Poll official
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Kerala's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Tika Ram Meena on Friday said all arrangements were in place for the smooth conduct of the by-elections to the five Assembly constituencies scheduled to be held on October 21.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Winning National Award a shot in the arm: Chandrachoor Rai
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) It's been over two months since the 66th National Film Awards were announced, and actor Chandrachoor Rai, who received a Special Mention for his film "Kadakh", still cannot get over the surprise. He feels the feat will give his acting career a boost.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Near misses on slot machines won't make you a gambler
Toronto, Oct 18 (IANS) If you missed jackpot by a whisker on a slot machine, it will not make you a serial gambler. For nearly 70 years, researchers believed that near-miss events like these would encourage you to continue gambling but new research from University of Alberta scientists suggests that the near-miss effect may not exist at all.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion
Red Bull Shuttle Up Season 2 to start from Oct 19
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Red Bull Shuttle Up -- India's first exclusive women's doubles tournament -- has returned for its second edition. The qualifiers for the tournament will be held across five cities, Delhi, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Chandigarh and Bengaluru from October 19 to November 16.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Taapsee Pannu: Actresses still get 5-10% pay compared to actors
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu, who next will be seen onscreen in "Saand Ki Aankh", has said that actresses still get five to 10 per cent pay as compared to the total payment of male actors, primarily because the audience watches more male-driven films.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lucknow varsity fines student Rs 20K for stealing a meal
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the Lucknow University (LU) has imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on a B.A. second year student for having a meal at the central mess without being authorised to do so. The student has also been asked to submit an affidavit on Rs 100 stamp paper.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Delhi schools to teach students on eco-friendly Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) To encourage the children to opt for a greener Diwali, the Delhi Directorate of Education (DoE) has asked the school heads to address the students and staff members in the morning assembly to adopt safer and eco-friendly measures to celebrate the festival.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Former Hindu Mahasabha leader shot in Lucknow
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Kamlesh Tiwari, leader of the Hindu Samaj Party and a former leader of the Hindu Mahasabha, was shot dead in broad daylight in Lucknow on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Head coach Shastri shouldn't need a re-appointment, feels Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly might not share the best of relations with Team India head coach Ravi Shastri, but the former India skipper has said that there shouldn't be a need for re-appointment of the head coach even though the ad-hoc Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) formed to select the head coach back in August was served conflict notice by Ethics Officer D.K. Jain.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
EC notice to Mumbai BJP chief on communal speech
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Election Commission on Thursday issued a show-cause notice to Mumbai chief of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Mangal Prabhat Lodha for his alleged communal remarks during the ongoing poll campaign.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
After Haryana, Airtel now shuts Punjab 3G network
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) After Haryana, Airtel on Friday announced that it has shut down its 3G network in Punjab too.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Technology
Pro-independence strike takes place in Catalonia
Barcelona, Oct 18 (IANS) Pro-independence unions in Catalonia took out a general strike on Friday to protest against the Spanish Supreme Court's ruling that sentenced nine of the region's leaders to up to 13 years in prison for their roles in the 2017 banned referendum.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Spain,Politics
WWE podcast set to debut on October 30
Stamford, Oct 18 (IANS) WWE has announced that its first-ever weekly podcast series, After the Bell, will launch on October 30. Hosted by Corey Graves, the podcast will offer fans an edgy and unpredictable look at the latest in Monday Night Raw, Friday Night SmackDown and NXT.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
What is Pakistan's chemistry with Congress, Modi asks
Gohana (Haryana), Oct 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said under the Congress' misrule, no one was safe neither "jawans" nor farmers or sportspersons. Lashing out at the party for not supporting it on Balakot or Article 370 decisions, the Prime Minister asked "what sort of chemistry the Congress has with Pakistan".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Girl killed after alleged rape in Bihar, 3 arrested
Patna, Oct 18 (IANS) A teenager was strangled to death after being allegedly raped in a Bihar village. The police have arrested three people, including the main accused in the case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Turkey-Syria border calm after ceasefire agreement
Damascus, Oct 18 (IANS) The Turkey-Syria border has remained calm following a five-day ceasefire agreement between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US Vice President Mike Pence who hammered out a deal for an immediate "pause" to the fighting.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Narco intelligence suffers as NCB fails to attract spies (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The smuggling of narcotics is on rise in India, and Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, apart from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal, have become major transit routes for international druglords. But the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) does not have enough men to take on the drug cartel.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LaLiga submits request for Villarreal-Atletico game in US
Madrid, Oct 18 (IANS) LaLiga, alongside Villarreal CF and Atletico de Madrid, have submitted a formal request to the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to play the Matchday 16 La Liga Santander match between Villareal and Atlético on December 6 at at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
'Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil' is an engaging sequel (IANS Review; Rating: ***)
"Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil"; Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Riley, Harris Dickinson, Ed Skrein, Michelle Pfeiffer; Direction: Joachim Ronning; Rating: *** (three stars)
2019-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Parties should keep away from caste outfits: Kerala CEO
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena has asked political parties to keep away from caste outfits.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Motorola may launch foldable RAZR phone on November 13
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Lenovo-owned Motorola is sending out invitations for a November 13 event in Los Angeles where the company is expected to launch RAZR phone with a vertically folding screen.
2019-10-18
Category: International, China,Technology
Fewer crorepati candidates in Maharashtra than 2014
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Down from 1,095 crorepatis in 2014, Maharashtra this time goes to the polls with 1,007 crorepati candidates, while 59 candidates have declared zero assets, according to a report prepared jointly by The Maharashtra Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3 mn TB cases not getting proper care: WHO report
Geneva, Oct 18 (IANS) More people received life-saving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 than ever before, largely due to improved detection and diagnosis, however, severe under-funding and lack of access to care is still jeopardising around three million of those suffering with TB, a World Health Organization (WHO) report said.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Au/Ra, Alan Walker release new track 'Ghost'
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Alternative pop singer Au/Ra and DJ Alan Walker have unveiled a new track titled "Ghost".
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ALERT: Controversial Hindu party leader Kamlesh Tiwari shot dead in UP
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2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bengaluru pvt varsity chancellor held for murder of ex-VC
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) In a sensational midnight murder case, Bengaluru-based private Alliance University chancellor Sudhir Angur and his aide Suraj Singh were arrested for the alleged killing of its former vice-chancellor Ayyappa Dore here, police said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China's GDP grew at lowest rate since 1992
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) China's gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 6 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019, the lowest rate since March 1992 when official records for quarterly growth started being published, the country's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: International, China,Politics
Diana, Shanta question 'shabby treatment' of women's team by Johri & Saba
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After the women selectors -- led by Hemalata Kala -- wrote to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri for keeping them out of the process of hiring support staff for the national team, Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji and Indian Cricketers Association female representative to the BCCI Apex Council Shanta Rangaswamy have also pulled up Johri and GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim for failing to follow the rules of the constitution.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ayushmann Khurrana: 'Badhaai Ho' will always be special
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Badhaai Ho" turned one on October 18, and the actor says the film that dealt with the topic of middle-aged pregnancy will always be special to him because it was his first Rs 100-crore superhit.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Only 17% of banks have deployed digital at scale: Report
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Digital transformation in the banking industry has a long way to go as a new report has revealed that even today only 17 per cent of banks have succeeded in digitally transforming at scale.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,National
Defence exports to rise to Rs 35,000 cr by 2024: Army Chief
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday that domestic defence industry exports are expected to grow to Rs 35,000 crore by 2024, up from the current annual figure of Rs 11,000 crore.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
CBI files chargesheet in INX Media case
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a chargesheet in a special court in connection with the INX Media case involving former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his Karti and others.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maharashtra Cyber Cell ropes in Logically to fight fake news
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Cyber Cell has roped in Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-up Logically to fight news ahead of the Assembly elections in the state.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Politics
Samsung to fix bug that can let anybody unlock S10: Report
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Samsung has reportedly said it will roll out a security update to fix a major vulnerability that let unregistered fingerprints unlock the firm's flagship Galaxy S10 as claimed by a British user, the media reported.
2019-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
50 arrested for trafficking labourers in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (IANS) As many as 50 agents and middlemen have been arrested for allegedly trafficking labourers in three districts of Odisha, a police officer said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Safaraz removed as Pak Test & T20I skipper; Azhar & Babar take over
Lahore, Oct 18 (IANS) Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked as Pakistan captain in Test and T20I format of the game. While Azhar Ali has been appointed Test captain, Babar Azam will lead Pakistan in T20Is until next year's World T20.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Army veterans to be trained for IT sector jobs
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Indian Army and the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) will come together in Bengaluru next week to orient veterans to the modern industrial needs in the IT sector in order to tap their expertise and potential by offering them jobs.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology
Praful Patel appears before ED for questioning
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Union Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel on Friday deposed before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection to a money laundering probe involving alleged deals between Millennium Developers promoted by him and his wife Varsha with the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi's family members.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Google Books has Material Theme, better search integration
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Google Books has redesigned itself with better Search integration and 'Material theme' as the service turns a year older.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
IFFCO empowering farmers with Oracle chatbot, AI-driven Cloud
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) With over 35,000 cooperative societies under its umbrella, the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO) is generating massive amount of data that needs to be analysed, parsed and used for predictive maintenance at its plants and enhance the productivity of nearly five crore farmers.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
CM Kamal Nath inaugurates 'Magnificent Madhya Pradesh'
Indore, Oct 18 (IANS) With the aim to promote investments in the state, Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday inaugurated the "Magnificent Madhya Pradesh" event by lighting a lamp.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
916 candidates in Maharashtra have declared criminal cases
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A total of 916 candidates contesting the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly elections have declared criminal cases against themselves, up from 798 in 2014, according to a joint report.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BSP leader Kartar Singh Bhadana joins BJP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Haryana Minister and three-time MLA Kartar Singh Bhadana left the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday. He took the party membership at the BJP headquarters.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre asks all schools to set up kitchen gardens
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) All schools have been asked to set up a kitchen garden and instructions to this effect have been issued by the Centre to all the states and union territories, an official said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre proposes to give temple site to Guru Ravidas devotees
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Centre on Friday informed the Supreme Court that it proposes to give to devotees of Guru Ravidas the site, where a temple was demolished few months back, for ensuring peace and harmony.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Ranchi Test: India eye whitewash against Proteas (Preview)
Ranchi, Oct 18 (IANS) With the series already in their kitty, Team India will aim to go for the kill and clean sweep the three-Test rubber when they face a demoralised South African team in the final match beginning Saturday at the JSCA Stadium.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Big B was never hospitalised: Sources
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) While speculations abound about whether Amitabh Bachchan was hospitalised over the past few days, sources at "Kaun Banega Crorepati" season 11 said he will resume shooting as host of the popular quiz show because no shoot had been scheduled for this week in the first place.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Muslim parties refute move to settle Ayodhya dispute
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The controversy in Ayodhya title dispute refuses to die down even as the verdict has been reserved on the matter on Wednesday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Big relief for CRPF, Home Ministry eases ration allowance
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday agreed to grant Ration Money Allowance, commonly known as RMA, to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel who are up to the rank of Commandant, irrespective of the place they are deployed in.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
AgustaWestland case: ED seeks cancellation of Rajiv Saxena's approver status
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday approached a Delhi court seeking cancellation of approver status granted to alleged AgustaWestland deal middlemen Rajiv Saxena in the money laundering case against him.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi bans mobile phone in UP colleges, universities
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has banned the use of mobile phones in colleges and universities in the state.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Manmohan covering for Cong's unprincipled position: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The BJP on Friday launched a scathing attack on former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh accusing him of being "economical with truth" and giving a "cover" to the Congress on Article 370.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase health benefits of exercise.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Minister should not be involved in selection of players: Rijiju
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday responded to boxer Nikhat Zareen who had written to him asking for a fair trial for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. While assuring her, he said that a Minister should not be involved in the selection of players.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Congress believes in ground fighting: Ajay Kumar (IANS Interview)
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Congress eagerly wants to make a come back in Uttar Pradesh. Ajay Kumar Lallu, a two-time MLA from Kushinagar district, looks excited after becoming the state President and now ready to hold the responsibility of the party and also planning to take it to the pinnacle of success.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Brands are resilient against 'fake news' on social media
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) 'Fake news' targeting corporations may not impact consumers' trust on brands, and they are less likely to pose threat to well-established brands, says a study.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Technology
Big B was never hospitalised: KBC sources
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) While speculations abound about whether Amitabh Bachchan was hospitalised over the past few days, sources at "Kaun Banega Crorepati" season 11 said he will resume shooting as host of the popular quiz show because no shoot had been scheduled for this week in the first place.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ones who fast together, laugh together: Kohli on Karva Chauth
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli kept fast with wife and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma to celebrate Karva Chauth.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ex-Olympic champion Li Xue Rui bids adieu to int'l badminton
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Olympic champion Li Xue Rui has announced her retirement from international badminton.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
DGCA lowers 2019 traffic growth forecast
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The countrys civil aviation regulator has slashed the domestic air passenger growth forecast to 4-6 per cent from an earlier projection of 7-9 per cent.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Johnson in race to win support for Brexit deal
London, Oct 18 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Friday attempt to persuade MPs to back his Brexit deal ahead of what is expected to be a knife-edge vote in the House of Commons on Saturday.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Yasmeen Kapoor sent to judicial custody till Nov 1
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Friday sent corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar's close aide Yasmeen Kapoor sent to judicial custody till November 1 in a money laundering case pertaining to negotiations that allegedly favoured foreign private airlines and caused loss to state-owned Air India.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 ministers oppose Rajasthan govt's civic polls model
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) The Rajasthan government's decision to implement a hybrid model for election of civic body heads has left the state's ruling Congress a divided house, with a section of its leaders from Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot's camp opposing it.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Kevin Jonas debuts 'Sucker' tattoo dedicated to wife
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Singer Kevin Jonas has paid tribute to his wife Danielle with a new tattoo.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
George Clooney's sister-in-law sentenced to jail in Singapore
Singapore, Oct 18 (IANS) George Clooney's sister-in-law is about to serve jail time for drunk driving in Singapore.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Apple users can report accidents, traffic on Google Maps
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Google is introducing incident report features on iOS mobile platform that will let users report road incidents -- like car accidents, speed traps and obstacles right from devices.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Jeremy Renner did cocaine with 'underage' girls, says friend
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Jeremy Renner's friend claims the Hollywood actor went on an all-night cocaine bender in his home with women who appeared to be underage.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
HK police block Sunday protest march against mask ban
Hong Kong, Oct 18 (IANS) More than 1,000 people across Hong Kong blocked roads during lunchtime protests on Friday following the police blocking the citys largest pro-democracy group from marching on Sunday against the governments mask ban.
2019-10-18
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Will PM reply to Manmohan, Rahul charges on economy?
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) With the Congress firing repeated salvos at the BJP government ahead of the Maharashtra elections blaming it for the country's precarious economic situation, all eyes are on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's only rally in Mumbai on Friday evening for his response.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Politics
RIL's market cap hits Rs 9 lakh cr, shares at 52-week high
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) created a new benchmark on Friday by crossing the market capitalisation of Rs 9 lakh crore.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Zombieland: Double Tap': More comic than a horror (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2)
Film: "Zombieland: Double Tap"; Director: Ruben Fleischer; Cast: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Rosario Dawson, Zoey Deutch, Luke Wilson, Thomas Middleditch, Avan Jogia; Rating: **1/2
2019-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US tariffs on $7.5 billion worth EU goods take effect
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) The US tariffs on products from the European Union (EU) worth $7.5 billion took effect on Friday midnight.
2019-10-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti enter the 'Frozen' world
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas along with her sister and actress Parineeti Chopra will be dubbing for the Hindi version of Hollywood animated movie "Frozen 2".
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood